Mordechai Hod

 

 

Age: 76

 

Summary: major general in the Israeli air force who became famous for directing the 1967 "lightning strike" against Egyptian, Jordanian and Syrian warplanes that assured a quick Israeli victory during the Six-Day War.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: September 28, 1926

 

Died: June 29, 2003

 

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel