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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Lastly, they approved a message to Sadat again, in Nixon’s name asking him heerzog drop his request for Soviet assistance, and threatening that if the Soviets were to intervene, so would the United States. The usual methods of torture were beatings aimed at various parts of the body, electric shocks, wounds deliberately inflicted on the ears, burns on the legs, suspension in painful positions and other hrzog.

The Israelis reportedly took the prisoners to Ramat David Airbase for interrogation, and treated the incident with great secrecy. The force encountered no resistance initially and fanned out in raiding parties, attacking supply convoys, SAM sites, logistic centers and anything of military value, with priority given to the SAMs. Elazar then presented his argument in favor of a pre-emptive attack against Syrian airfields at noon, Syrian missiles at 3: According to Herzog, by October 9 the front chajm had stabilized.

During the night, Elazar reported that the Egyptians were attacking in an attempt to regain land at various locations, and that nine Israeli tanks had been destroyed. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

On October 24, Sadat publicly appealed for American and Soviet contingents to oversee the ceasefire; it was quickly rejected in a White House statement. Under cover of the initial artillery barrage, the Egyptian assault force of 32, infantry began crossing the canal in twelve waves at five separate crossing areas, from The United States delivered approximately 90, tons of materiel to Israel by sealift by the beginning of December, using 16 ships.

Israel responded with a counter-blockade of Egypt in the Gulf of Suez. Other developed nations, [ who? The port of Latakia was the site of another engagement between October 10—11, kippu Israeli missile boats fired into the port, targeting two Syrian missile boats spotted maneuvering among merchant ships.

On October 1, an Aman researcher, Lieutenant Binyamin Siman-Tov, submitted an assessment arguing that the Egyptian deployments and exercises along the Suez Canal seemed to be a camouflage for an actual crossing of the canal. However, Aman Chief Eli Zeira was still confident that the probability of war was low. Israeli engineers under Brigadier-General Dan Even had worked under heavy Egyptian fire to set up the bridges, and over were killed and hundreds more wounded.


The Watergate scandal had reached kipur apex, and Nixon was so agitated and discomposed that they decided to handle the matter without him:. Two helicopters, a Bell and a CH, were also lost. Overhearing this message, an alarmed Dayan decided to personally visit the Northern Command headquarters. Reports of Syrian radio traffic at Hushniya, of Israeli reserve tanks passing columns of Syrian tanks in the dark and of enemy tanks moving at the rear of the observation post on Tel Saki, were dismissed by chami as misidentifications.

Political generals, who had in large part been responsible for the rout inwere replaced with competent ones.

Command of th AB would be limited to the south, taking over 82nd TB. During the raid, the commandos sank a torpedo boat, a coast guard boat, a tank landing craft, and a missile boat.

This stuff could get dull, especially at this level of detail, but i think he kept it pretty lively by focusing on personal stories. However, they were unable to push the Israelis back from the Bashan salient, and suffered heavy losses in their engagements with the Israelis.

Yom Kippur War

On the other hand, the fact that the attack was launched on Yom Kippur may have helped Israel to more easily marshal reserves from their homes and synagogues because roads and communication lines were largely open, easing the mobilization and transportation of the military.

The battle also established the Israeli Navylong derided as the ” black sheep ” of the Israeli military, as a formidable and effective force in its own right. He advocated withdrawing most of Egypt’s armor from the east bank to confront the growing Israeli threat on the west bank. None of the Canal’s main cities were occupied by Israel; however, the city of Suez was surrounded. His left flank at Kudne remained unreinforced, although the defending company had increased the number of operational tanks to eight.

Chaim Herzog placed Egyptian hherzog losses at fourteen. Quandt considers, “It was a brilliant performance, heerzog of his most impressive. Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Dayan chaom to offer any such assurance, but said that Israel had no intention herzoog opening another front.

The Syrians coordinated their attack on the Golan Heights to coincide with the Egyptian offensive and initially made threatening gains into Israeli-held territory.


La Guerra Del Yom Kippur: Chaim Herzog: : Books

Interesting, comprehensive book that served as a reference point for many others about the subject of the Yom Kippur War.

The other Arab states showed much more reluctance to fully commit to a new war. On October 9, the Soviet cultural center yim Damascus was damaged during an Israeli airstrikeand two days later, the Soviet merchant ship Ilya Mechnikov was sunk by the Israeli Navy during a battle off Syria. Jordanian King Hussein feared another major loss of gurra, as had occurred in the Six-Day War, in which Jordan lost all of the West Bank, territory it had conquered and annexed in —49, which had doubled its population.

The order to kill Israeli prisoners came from General Shazly, who, in a pamphlet distributed to Egyptian soldiers immediately before the war, advised his troops to kill Israeli soldiers even if they surrendered. He then threatened “I will say it straight that if you find it impossible to act jointly with us in this matter, we should be faced with the necessity urgently to consider taking appropriate steps kkppur.

Covers both fronts, Sinai and the Golan Heights, gives an overview of the situation, politics, etc.

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

He believed that capturing two kippue passes located deeper in the Sinai would make his position stronger during post-war negotiations; he therefore ordered the Egyptians to go back on the offensive, but their attack was quickly repulsed. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? This was the first time an Arab government had gone public declaring its readiness to sign a peace agreement with Israel. The war led Israel to recognize that, despite impressive operational and tactical achievements on kippuur battlefield, there was no guarantee that they would always dominate fhaim Arab states militarily, as they had consistently through the earlier Arab—Israeli Warthe Suez Crisisand the Six-Day War.

The attacks caused heavy casualties, and many tanks were sunk when their rafts were hit.

Israeli 1st Infantry Brigade elements warned 7th Armored Brigade of the danger. What happens when you get too cocky and dismiss your enemy as incompetent.