The Yom Kippur War, Ramadan War, or October War also known as the Arab–Israeli War, Chaim Herzog placed Egyptian helicopter losses at fourteen. War exhibit can be found at The Armored Corps Museum at Yad La- Shiryon. Les officiers de Sa Majesté: Les dérives des généraux marocains – La guerra del Yom Kippur by Chaim Herzog at – ISBN – ISBN – Inédita Ediciones – – Softcover. Sorry, this document isn’t available for viewing at this time. In the meantime, you can download the document by clicking the ‘Download’ button above.

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It filled in a lot of blanks for me and if you can keep a clear mind it’s a good account of Israel’s war. In the late evening of 7 October, he would successfully break out to the west. Hussein sent a second brigade to the Golan front on October A gripping narrative of the conflict itself, punctuated by first-hand accounts and interviews with combatants, The War of Atonement is full of drama and tales of inspirational bravery.

A portion of the Gurra population, most prominently university students who launched wide protests, strongly desired a war to reclaim the Sinai and was highly upset that Sadat had not hezrog one in his first three years in office. Adan first concentrated his attack on the 21st Armored Division, destroying 50—60 Egyptian tanks and forcing the remainder to retreat.

Covers both fronts, Sinai and the Golan Herozg, gives an overview of the situation, politics, etc.

The War of Atonement: The Inside Story of the Yom Kippur War

These exercises were to ensure that the Israelis would dismiss the actual war preparations right before the attack was launched as another exercise. Thus Israel gave up guerr advances reaching beyond the Suez canal, but it still held nearly all of Sinai. On the morning of October 18, Sharon’s forces on the west bank launched an offensive toward Ismailiaslowly pushing back the Egyptian paratroop brigade occupying the sand rampart northward to enlarge the bridgehead.


Beside these buerra draw-backs, it suffered from ineffective command. Product details Paperback Publisher: This was unacceptable to Egyptian leaders, and when it was discovered that the Egyptian preparations for crossing the canal were being leaked, it became imperative to expel the Soviets from Egypt. Ben Gal then released the 82nd TB company he had held back, commanded by Captain Meir “Tiger” Zamir, and sent it to the south to cover his flank.

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Syria ignored the Geneva Conventions and many Israeli prisoners of war were tortured or killed. Arab casualties were known to be much higher than Israel’s, though precise figures are difficult to ascertain as Egypt and Syria never disclosed official figures. Egyptian forces then consolidated their initial positions. Benjamin rated it it was amazing Mar 05, According to Egyptian General El-Gamasy, “On the initiative of the operations staff, we reviewed the situation on the ground and developed a framework for the planned offensive operation.

In the months before the war Sadat engaged in a diplomatic offensive to try to win support for the war. Attacks on SAM sites punched a hole in the Egyptian anti-aircraft screen and enabled the Israeli Air Force to strike Egyptian ground targets more aggressively. We studied the technical characteristics of herzpg Suez Canal, the ebb and the flow of the tides, the speed of the currents and their direction, hours of darkness and of moonlight, weather conditions, and related conditions in the Mediterranean and Red sea.

Command of th Kipppur would be limited to the south, taking over 82nd TB. The war began with a massive and successful Egyptian crossing of berzog Suez Canal. Once the bridges were laid, additional infantry with the remaining portable and recoilless anti-tank weapons began to cross the canal, while the first Egyptian tanks started to cross at Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.


On October 12, Israeli paratroopers from the elite Sayeret Tzanhanim reconnaissance unit launched Operation Gowninfiltrating deep into Syria and destroying a bridge in the tri-border area of Syria, Iraq, and Jordan. Lists with This Book. The reality of the situation became apparent when the superpowers met in Oslo and agreed to maintain the status quo.

No formal peace proposal was made either directly or indirectly by Israel.

A protest against the Israeli government started four months after the war ended. During the battle, a Soviet merchant ship was hit by Israeli missiles and sank.

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It was this warning in particular, gom with the large number of other warnings, that finally goaded the Israeli High Command into action. Adan was also harassed by the Egyptian Air Force.

Eres lippur them in the crater of Tel Faris, [] where a surveillance base was located. The blockade was enforced by two Egyptian destroyers and two submarines, supported by ancillary craft. Despite Israel’s tactical successes west of the canal, the Egyptian military was reformed and organized. On June 19,shortly after the Six-Day War, the Israeli government voted to return the Sinai to Egypt and the Golan Heights to Syria in exchange for a permanent peace settlement and a demilitarization of the returned territories.

According to Herzogof these aircraft were shot down by the Israeli Air Force kippu air-to-air combat for the loss of only five Israeli planes. The air attacks were ineffective overall, as the sectional design of the bridges enabled quick repairs when hit. Egyptian engineers initially experimented with explosive charges and bulldozers to clear the obstacles, before a junior officer proposed using high pressure water cannons.

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The attack was repulsed by Israeli air and ground forces.