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Jerusalem (CNN)On an early morning in the summer of 1967, Israeli Mirage jets screeched across the desert of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. Wave after wave of warplanes destroyed hundreds of Egyptian planes, leaving many of them smoldering on the tarmac. That decisive attack guaranteed Israel's air superiority for the remainder of the Six Day War.