Dayan Discloses Egypt Has Set Up Number of Sam-3 Missile Bases
Menu JTA Search

Dayan Discloses Egypt Has Set Up Number of Sam-3 Missile Bases

Download PDF for this date

Defense Minister Moshe Dayan disclosed in the Knesset yesterday that Israel has information that Egypt has already set up a number of Soviet-made SAM-3 anti-aircraft missile bases. He also reported that during the first three months of 1970 a total of 44 grenade-throwing incidents in the Gaza Strip caused six deaths and injuries to 196 persons. Five of the dead were local residents, as were 179 of the injured, he said.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund