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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They had been forbidden by Al-Assad to approach the River Jordan, kipphr fear of triggering an Israeli nuclear response. On the night of October 15, 20 Israeli tanks and 7 APCs under the command of Colonel Haim Erez crossed the canal and penetrated 12 kilometres into mainland Egypt, taking the Egyptians by surprise. The Egyptian Air Force launched repeated raids, some with up to twenty aircraft, to take out the bridge and rafts, damaging the bridge.
During the night of October 8—9, an alarmed Dayan told Meir that “this is the end of the third temple.
This was the first combat use of Scud missiles. One battalion then attacked from the south, destroying 20 tanks and overrunning infantry positions before being halted by Sagger rockets and minefields. First, it was assumed correctly that Syria would not go to war with Israel unless Egypt did so as well. By October 24, the Israelis had improved their positions considerably and completed their encirclement of Egypt’s Third Army and the city of Suez.
Published February 19th by Greenhill Books first published Brezhnev decided that the Americans were ki;pur nervous, and that the best course of action would be to wait to reply.
Despite this belief, Israel sent reinforcements ugerra the Golan Heights. Egyptian commandos and frogmen with armored support launched a ground attack against the bridgehead, which was repulsed with the loss of 10 tanks.
Yom Kippur War – Wikipedia
By the fall ofhe claimed the backing of more than a hundred states. For this purpose each of the three infantry divisions, gherra committing their organic mechanised brigade with forty tanks, had been reinforced by an armored brigade of about ninety tanks.
Uom an airlift in full swing, Washington was prepared to wait until Israeli success on the battlefield might persuade the Arabs and the Soviets to bring the fighting to an end. Greengold fought running battles in this area with Syrian armor for twenty hours, sometimes with his single tank and at other times as part of a larger unit, changing tanks half a dozen times as they were knocked out. The strikes weakened the Syrian war effort, disrupted Soviet efforts to airlift military equipment into Syria, and disrupted normal life inside the country.
The opportunity arrived kippjr October 12, when Israeli intelligence detected signs that the Egyptians were gearing up for a major armored thrust.
Chaik times duringArab forces conducted large-scale exercises that put the Israeli military on the highest level of alert, only to be recalled a few days later.
Air Force cargo airplanes on October 14,  although some equipment had arrived on planes from Israel’s national airline El Al before this date. This assumption about Egypt’s strategic plans, known as “the concept”, strongly prejudiced the department’s thinking and led it to dismiss other al warnings.
Both sides had suffered heavy losses.
The War of Atonement: The Inside Story of the Yom Kippur War
Both Syrian vessels were sunk, and two merchant ships were mistakenly hit and sunk. The book abruptly ends with the second cease-fire, but there was a bit more that could have been said about the Chaaim Powers chessmatch that followed. The Egyptians had to shut down their SAM sites during these raids, allowing Israeli fighters to intercept the Egyptians.
Elazar then presented his argument in favor of a pre-emptive attack against Syrian airfields at noon, Syrian missiles at 3: This would provoke a crisis which would allow it to bring American and Soviet pressure to bear on Israel to negotiate the return of the rest of Sinai, and possibly other occupied territories, from a position of relative strength. It resembled a proposal independently made by Moshe Dayan. Second, the department learned from Ashraf Marwan kipphr, former President Nasser’s son-in-law and also a senior Mossad agent,  that Egypt wanted to regain all of the Sinai, but would not go to war until they were supplied MiG fighter-bombers to neutralize the Israeli Air Force and Scud missiles to be used against Israeli cities as a deterrent against Israeli attacks on Egyptian infrastructure.
Although it had absolved Meir and Dayan of all responsibility, public calls for their resignations especially Dayan’s intensified.
The Syrians abandoned their last breakthrough attempt, having lost since 6 October some tanks in the Quneitra Gap. Two Israeli Dabur class patrol boats patrolling in the Gulf of Suez encountered two Egyptian Zodiac boats loaded with Egyptian naval commandos, a patrol boat, backed up by coastal guns. The Egyptians unsuccessfully attempted to blockade the Israeli Mediterranean coastline, and mined the Gulf of Suez to prevent the transportation of oil from the Bala’eem and Abu Rudeis oil fields in southwestern Sinai to Eilat in southern Israel.
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Within a week, Israeli artillery began to shell the outskirts of Damascusand Egyptian President Sadat began to worry about the integrity of his major ally. Photographic evidence of such executions exists, though some of it has never been made public. Sadat was already determined to go to war. The Soviets airlifted 12,—15, tons of kipur, of which 6, tons went to Egypt, 3, yomm went to Syria and tons went to Iraq.
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The cables had chaaim been used by the Syrians and Egyptians to communicate with each other in preference to using herzoog, which was monitored by Israeli, U. Jarring was disappointed and blamed Israel for refusing to accept a complete pullout from the Sinai peninsula.
On September 27 and 30, two batches of reservists were called up by the Egyptian army to participate in these exercises. As a result, telex and telecommunications between the West and Syria were severed, and were not restored until nerzog cables were repaired on October In hedzog, the issue was revisited by the Israeli political leadership to prevent similar shortcomings from being repeated.
As a result, Israel was totally dependent on the United States for military resupply, and particularly sensitive to anything that might endanger that relationship. On both the Golan and Sinai fronts, Soviet military personnel retrieved abandoned Israeli military equipment for shipment to Moscow. The IAF carried out additional air attacks against Egyptian forces on the east bank of the canal, reportedly inflicting heavy losses.
The War of Atonement: The Battle of Latakiabetween the Israeli and Syrian navies, herzov place on October 7, the second day of the war. Kissinger found out about the Third Army’s encirclement shortly thereafter.
Had this war been lost by Israel, there would be no Israel today. This put it in a weak position. 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 chalm that followed, 19 Egyptian boats were sunk, while others remained bottled up in port. Fighting in daylight proved to be advantageous to the Syrians: Facing them were soldiers of the Jerusalem Brigadespread out in 16 forts along the length of the Canal.