October Earthquake: Yom Kippur 1973

by Schiff, Zeev
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Publisher: Transaction Publishers

Publication Date: March 17, 2016

ISBN: 9781412829915

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“The book’s objectivity throughout strengthens the feeling of authenticity.” —Jerusalem Post Zeev Schiff, who is widely regarded as Israel’s foremost military commentator, presents a chronological account of the days preceding the Yom Kippur war along with the salient military and political events of each day of the conflict. His comments on Israel’s exaggerated self-confidence, the hopelessness of Israeli leadership, the intelligence failure, the concept of the Bar Lev Line, the role of the air force, and the preparedness of the Arab army are interspersed throughout