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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Eres hid them in the crater of Tel Faris, [] where a surveillance base was located. He asked permission from Dayan to respond to the attacks and Dayan agreed. The close distances during night engagements, negated the usual Israeli superiority in long-range duels.

Garwych, citing Egyptian sources, documented Egyptian tank losses up to October 13 at Explore the Home Gift Guide.

The Israelis kipur took the prisoners to Ramat David Airbase for interrogation, and treated the incident with great secrecy. Israel suffered between 2, [10] [41] [48] and 2, killed in action.

La guerra del Yom Kippur – Chaim Herzog – Google Books

Ben-Shoham tried to maintain a foothold on the access roads by small groups of APCs manned by the 50th Paratrooper Battalion, [] but these were easily brushed aside. The war was part of the Arab—Israeli conflictan ongoing dispute that included kippue battles and wars sincewhen the state of Israel was formed. Apart from that- I found this as much entertainment as a military history can be. Zamir ambushed the Syrian brigade; directing their fire with the xenon light projector on one of his tanks his company destroyed a dozen vehicles.

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The bridge was damaged, and the Israeli Paratroop Headquarters, which was near the bridge, was also hit, wounding the commander and his deputy. The Syrians prepared for a massive counteroffensive to drive Israeli forces out of Syria, scheduled for October Eighteen million tons of oil had been transported yearly from Iran to Israel through herzov straits of Bab-el-Mandeb.

Scores of Egyptian artillerymen were killed and many more taken prisoner. Hence they indicated an acceptance of Israeli advance while violating the ceasefire, but the U.

Operations officer Lieutenant-Colonel Uri Simhoni therefore improvised an allocation of the tactical reserves, thereby largely deciding the course of geurra battle.

Nasser’s policy following the defeat conflicted with that of the Soviet Union. Adan’s division rolled south toward Suez City while Magen’s division pushed west toward Cairo and south toward Adabiya. Thus Israel gave up its advances reaching beyond the Suez canal, but it still held nearly all of Sinai. Israeli intelligence, detecting large troop movements towards the canal, dismissed them as mere training exercises.

Trivia About The War of Atonem However, Ben-Gal had split off a company of this battalion to serve as a reserve for his own brigade. He pointed to one engagement, which involved elements of the 1st Infantry Brigade, attached to the 19th Division, which captured Ayoun Mousa, south of Suez. Syria ignored the Geneva Conventions and many Israeli prisoners of war were tortured or killed. In the battle that followed, 19 Egyptian boats were sunk, while others remained bottled up in port.

Leaving the safety of the SAM umbrella, the force was attacked by Israeli aircraft and suffered heavy losses. In the attacks some civilians were injured, mostly lightly and damage was made to property. Sadat declared that Egypt was prepared to “sacrifice a million Egyptian soldiers” to recover its lost territory.


The Egyptian Army put great effort into finding a quick and effective way of breaching the Israeli defenses. Egyptian artillery shelled the Israeli bridge over the canal on the morning of October 17, scoring several hits.

Once the Third Army was encircled by Israeli troops every bit of bread to be sent to our men was paid for by meeting Israeli demands.

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The Israelis, who had suffered heavy casualties during the first three days of fighting, also began relying more heavily on artillery to dislodge the Syrians at long-range.

However, it was noted that certain Soviet Jews were allowed to emigrate just after the war, leading to suspicions of a covert exchange. Another were disabled but returned to service after repairs. Share your thoughts with other customers.

Israeli jets also attacked and destroyed underground communication cables at Banha in the Nile Deltaforcing the Egyptians to transmit selective messages by radio, which could be intercepted. IAF aircraft losses mounted to three aircraft for every sorties, an unsustainable rate. Others, however, argued that continuation of the war would legitimize Israel’s efforts to destroy the Egyptian Third Army. The Israeli Navy had no means of lifting the blockade due to the long range involved, and the Israeli Air Force, apparently also incapable of lifting the blockade, did not challenge it.

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