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Mitkafa Avirit - מִתְקָפָה אֲוִירִית

Pronunciation: Mit·ka·fa a·vi·rit

Literal translation: Air attack



Israel's first operation of the Six-Day War was the Mitkafa Avirit of the Egyptian airforce. Almost all of the Egyptian planes were destroyed while they were still on the ground, giving Israel the aerial advantage throughout the war.