World History

"The Lion's Gate: On the Front Lines of the Six Day War"

Steven Pressfield

About the Program

Steven Pressfield talks about the Six Day War between Israel and its Arab neighbors in June 1967.  Mr. Pressfield tells the history of the war through the words of Israeli soldiers who fought on the front lines.  He spoke about his book at Diesel, A Bookstore in Santa Monica, California.   

About the Authors

Steven Pressfield

Steven Pressfield, a retired U.S. Marine, is the author of several historical novels, including "Gates of Fire," "Tides of War," and "The Afghan Campaign."  Mr. Pressfield's books are taught at West Point, Annapolis, the Marine Corps Basic School at Quantico, and the Naval War College.  For more, visit:    

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"The Lion's Gate: On the Front Lines of the Six Day War"

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, July 6th at 12:15am (ET)
  • Saturday, June 21st at 2:30pm (ET)
  • Saturday, May 31st at 8am (ET)
  • Sunday, May 25th at 5:30pm (ET)
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