By george friedman yesterday was the 43rd anniversary of the 1973 arab-israeli war it was the war that created the. Yom kippur war: yom kippur war, damaging inconclusive war that was initiated by egypt and syria against israel in october 1973. At 2pm of october 6, 1973, while israel observed yom kippur, egyptian guns bombarded israeli forts along the suez canal, while the syrians attacked israeli positions. One of the most violent clashes of modern times led to the middle east's most enduring peace.
Ynet speaks with egyptian whose life mission is to teach egyptians of their glorious victory in war with israel in 1973, which he claims has been distorted by israel. Prelude to the yom kippur war in 1948, five of israel's neighbors attacked the day after the nation was created they failed in their goal to stop the fledgling. Yom kippur war n (historical terms) a war in which egypt and syria launched a joint surprise attack on israel on the jewish festival of yom kippur (oct 6, 1973) it. The yom kippur war (also known as the ramadan war and the october war) was a war between israel and a group of arab countries led by egypt and syria.
The ordnance corps’ preparations before the war during yom kippur war, ordnance corps was organized in two arrays, on the general staff level and on the field level. Enrich your knowledge of the yom kippur war with an interactive quiz and printable worksheet you can use these practice questions to see what you. The yom kippur war was 40 years ago everything you thought you knew about it is wrong.
The yom kippur war of 1973, the most recent ‘full’ war in middle east history, is so-called because it began on the day of atonement (yom kippur), the holiest day. Us pilots from vital yom kippur war mission reunite with israeli ‘brothers in arms’ 10 american airman who volunteered to deliver fighter jets to the idf return. English: the yom kippur war, ramadan war or october war ( transliterated: حرب أكتوبر ħarb october or حرب تشرين, ħarb tishrin), also known as the.
The major event that followed the yom kippur war was the 1973 oil crisis opec’s response to countries it saw as supporting israel was to cut oil production, raise. The yom kippur war, which began on october 6, 1973 and would become the most intense military clash in the history of the arab-israeli conflict, is usually thought of. Find out more about the history of yom kippur war, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on historycom. The yom kippur war took place from october 6-25, 1973.
Kids learn the history of the yom kippur war when egypt and syria attacked israel israel fought back. Tank reinforcements crossing to the bridgehead on the west bank of the suez canal during the yom kippur war, 1973 (photo credit: national photo. The story of the war that egyptians call the october war and israelis know as the yom kippur war has never been thoroughly explored. Erev yom kippur (lit radio broadcasts were resumed to alert the public to the surprise attack on israel by egypt and syria that launched the yom kippur war.
When the yom kippur war broke out, uriel hefetz, aged 51, was already a decorated war hero he had proven his ingenuity and bravery in the 1948 war of independence. The answer to this question very much depends on your viewpoint the base to many of the answers is that the purpose of this (and, indeed, many other wars) are hidden. The yom kippur war, has 28 ratings and 0 reviews this is the dramatic, fully-researched and definitive account of the war that almost destroyed israel.