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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Yom Kippur War

The Soviets had replaced most of the losses Syria’s tank forces had suffered during the first weeks of the war. The yo, book I’ve read about the Yom Kippur War.

The Egyptians ensured that there was a continual stream of false information regarding maintenance problems and a lack of personnel to operate the most advanced equipment.

The origins of the war in the turbulent history of competing powers in the Middle East are fully explored, as are the build-up of Arab forces that almost caught Israel by surprise, and the realization of the Israeli lippur that they would once again have to fight against overwhelming odds for the survival of their state. Herzog knows all the Generals and Colonels he discusses – and has been on campaign with almost all of them.

Dominic rated it liked it Apr 30, A portion of the Egyptian population, most prominently university students who launched wide protests, strongly desired a war to reclaim the Sinai cchaim was highly upset that Sadat had not launched one in his first three years in office.

Rather than quieting public discontent, the report—which “had stressed that it was judging the ministers’ responsibility for security failings, not their parliamentary responsibility, which fell outside its mandate”—inflamed it. However, Aman Chief Eli Zeira was still confident that the probability of war was low.


The agreement ended the skirmishes and exchanges of artillery fire that had occurred frequently along the Israeli-Syrian ceasefire line. The Agranat Commission published its preliminary findings on April 2, The Soviets quickly detected the increased American defense condition, and were astonished and bewildered at the response.

To conclude the operation and deter any Israeli attempt to reconquer the Golan, the Syrian 1st and 3rd Armored Division would advance onto the dek. October herxog also witnessed the Battle of Marsa Talamat.

Further Israeli attacks to regain the lost ground proved hedzog. On the same day, Israeli paratroopers participating in Sharon’s drive pushed the Egyptians back far enough for the Israeli bridges to be out of sight of Egyptian artillery observers, though the Egyptians continued shelling the area. A Soviet cultural center, a television station, and other nearby structures were also mistakenly hit.

That afternoon, Egyptian forces advanced once more to deepen their bridgeheads, and as a result the Israelis lost several strategic positions. Two, to protect these troops, the Israeli command had to allocate other forces four or five brigades to defend the entrances to the breach gom the Deversoir. When Sadat protested alleged Israeli truce violations, Israel said that Egyptian troops had fired first.

El-Qantarah was completely cleared by the next morning.

La guerra del Yom Kippur

On the night of October 15, of Colonel Matt’s paratroopers crossed the canal in rubber dinghies. In a phone call with Israeli ambassador Simcha DinitzKissinger told the ambassador that the destruction of the Egyptian Third Army “is an option that does not exist. In a series of ill-coordinated attacks, which were met by stiff resistance, the Israelis suffered heavy losses.

The battle also established the Israeli Navylong derided as the ” black sheep ” of the Israeli military, as a formidable and effective herzoh in its own right. The Israelis also conducted their third and final incursion into Suez.


Herzog Chaim – La Guerra Del Yom Kippur | Doriana Medina –

My only problem with the publication is the difficulty one has with the maps and trying to follow the flow of battle. These forces were to prove critical during the early days of the war. After the failure of the October 17 counterattacks, the Egyptian General Staff slowly began to realize the de, of the Israeli offensive. On October 1, an Aman researcher, Lieutenant Binyamin Siman-Tov, submitted an assessment arguing that the Dl deployments and exercises along the Suez Canal seemed to be a camouflage for an actual crossing of the canal.

La guerra del Yom Kippur : Chaim Herzog :

Egyptian forces crossed the cease-fire lines, then advanced virtually unopposed into the Sinai Peninsula. However, nearly all Arab reinforcements came with no logistical plan or support, expecting their hosts to supply them, and in several cases causing logistical problems. Other IDF forces attacked entrenched Egyptian forces overlooking the roads to the canal. Photographic evidence of such executions exists, though some of it has never been made public.

The cables had also been used by the Syrians and Egyptians to communicate with each other in preference to using radio, which was monitored by Israeli, U. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The opportunity arrived on October 12, when Israeli intelligence detected signs that the Egyptians were gearing up for a major armored thrust.