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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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. In a series of ill-coordinated attacks, which were met by stiff resistance, the Israelis suffered heavy losses. Another battalion attacked from southwest, and was stopped by fortified infantry.

Adan’s three armored brigades fanned out, with one advancing through the Geneifa Hills, another along a parallel road south of them, and the third advancing towards Mina. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Israeli General Dan Lener in the late night activated the divisional headquarters of the th Ugda to take control over the sector between the lake and the Bnot Yaacov Bridge but he had no regular units to hold this line. Abraham Rabinovich claimed that “The acceptance by Egypt of the cease-fire on Monday [October 22] created a major dilemma for Assad.

Yom Kippur War

Most of the combat airplanes arrived during the war, and many were taken directly from United States Air Force units.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The Egyptian government began to evacuate foreign tourists, and on October 11,the Egyptian ship Syria left Alexandria to Piraeus with a load of tourists wishing to exit Egypt. The Israelis used electronic countermeasures and chaff to evade Syrian missiles, then sank all five Syrian missile boats. Elazar then presented his argument in favor of a pre-emptive attack against Syrian airfields at noon, Syrian missiles at 3: According to Abraham Rabinovich, “while the American airlift of supplies did not immediately replace Israel’s losses in equipment, it did allow Israel to expend what it did have more freely”.

Under its terms, Israel agreed to pull back its forces from the areas West of Suez Canal, which it had occupied since the end of hostilities. The Soviets thought little of Sadat’s chances in any war.

In the evening of 6 October, it was considered to send this brigade to the Sinai instead but this option was abandoned after ,a Syrian breakthrough. On October 11, Israeli forces pushed into Syria and advanced towards Damascus along the Quneitra-Damascus road until October 14, encountering stiff resistance by Syrian reservists in prepared defenses.


After being denied air support due to the presence of two SAM batteries that had been brought forward, Adan sent two brigades to attack them. Some Soviet military personnel went into battle with the Syrians, and it was estimated that 20 were killed in action and more were wounded. The Syrians claimed a similar toll against Israel. By October 8, Israel had encountered military difficulties on both fronts.

In an interview published in Newsweek April 9,Sadat again threatened war with Israel.

La guerra del Yom Kippur

Two Israeli Dabur class patrol boats patrolling in the Gulf of Suez encountered two Egyptian Guerda boats loaded with Egyptian naval commandos, a patrol boat, backed up by coastal guns. By the early morning of 7 October, all attempts to patch the breach in the main defensive line of the southern sector became futile because also the center and right flank of guuerra th AB had started to collapse. The Arab world had experienced humiliation in the lopsided rout of the Egyptian—Syrian—Jordanian alliance in the Six-Day War but felt psychologically vindicated by early successes in this conflict.

The Watergate scandal had reached its apex, and Nixon was so agitated and discomposed that they decided to handle the matter without him:. The attack was an attempt to warn Israel that Egypt could retaliate if it bombed targets deep in Egyptian territory.

The Israelis had also taken many prisoners after Egyptian soldiers, including many officers, began surrendering in masses towards the end of the war. chakm

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Instead of concentrating forces of maneuvering, except for the wadi thrust, Egyptian units launched head-on-attacks against the waiting Israeli defenses. Both sides launched small-scale attacks, and the Egyptians used helicopters to land commandos behind Israeli lines.

To speed up the relocation of 7th AB to the north, this brigade had left its tanks at Tasa, the main mobilisation complex of the Sinai, and used the stocked vehicles of the th AB to rebuild itself at Nafah.

Adan’s division was composed of three brigades totaling tanks. This was partly due to attempts by Egyptian field commanders to obfuscate reports concerning the Israeli crossing [] and partly due to a false assumption that the canal crossing was merely a diversion for a major IDF offensive targeting the right flank of the Second Army.

The “Purple Line” ran along a series of low dormant volcanic cones, “tels”, in the north and deep ravines in the south.

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. Some Israeli POWs reported having their fingernails ripped out while others were described as being turned into human ashtrays as their Syrian guards burned them with lit cigarettes.


The Syrian 47th Armored Brigade advanced along the escarpment to the north, in the direction of the Bnot Yaacov Bridge. A very enjoyable military history page turner.

Kissinger argued the sending of U. However, Prime Minister Golda Meir realized the most crucial point of the whole debate:. Quandt noted that regardless of who fired the first post-ceasefire shot, it was the Israeli Army that was advancing beyond the October 22 ceasefire lines.

Night attacks by the three Syrian infantry divisions would then fragment the weakly-held forward Israeli defensive positions. The Soviets condemned Israeli actions, and there were calls within the government for military retaliation.

Sharon objected and requested permission to expand and chqim of the bridgehead on the west bank, arguing that such a maneuver would cause the collapse of Egyptian forces on the east bank. Made to believe that Israel had fallen, they disclosed much chwim information. The Soviets had replaced most of the losses Syria’s tank forces had suffered during the first weeks of the war.

The Egyptian Army put great effort into finding a quick and effective way of breaching the Israeli defenses. The Israeli High Command spent all of October 10 debating well into the night.

After intense fighting, the IDF progressed towards Cairo and advanced southwards on the east bank of the Great Bitter Lake and in the southern extent of the canal right up to Port Suez.

The War of Atonement: The Inside Story of the Yom Kippur War by Chaim Herzog

General Shazly had angered Sadat for advocating the withdrawal of Egyptian forces from Sinai to meet the Israeli incursion on the West Bank of the Canal. Dayan in the morning of 7 October called Shalhevet Freierthe director-general of the Israel Atomic Energy Commissionto yo meeting with Golda Meir to discuss the possible arming of nuclear weapons. This is the most comprehensive work on a conflict that has had major implications for our own troubled times. Liam rated it liked it Jan 12, Sadat set forth to the Egyptian Parliament his intention of arranging an interim agreement as a step towards a settlement on 4 Februaryykm extended the terms of the ceasefire and envisaged a reopening of the Suez Canal herzg exchange for a partial Israeli pullback.