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October earthquake : Yom Kippur 1973

Author: Zeev Schiff
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction Publishers, 2013.
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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  Read more...
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Schiff, Zeev, 1933-2007.
October earthquake.
New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction Publishers, 2013
(DLC) 2012022290
(OCoLC)796001875
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Zeev Schiff
ISBN: 9781412829915 1412829917
OCLC Number: 938025683
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Contents; Introduction; Interlude: The Arab Plan; Interlude: Deception; Interlude: An Intelligence Failure; Interlude: Complacent Alert; Interlude: The Fear Barrier; Interlude: Strategy of Fire Fighting; Interlude: Bar Lev Line; Interlude: The IDF's Surprises; Interlude: Night's Slumber; Interlude: Timetable; Interlude: The Arab Warrior; Interlude: The Air Force; Postscript: The Israel That Was-Will Not Be.
Other Titles: Reʻidat adamah be-Oḳṭober.
Responsibility: Zeev Schiff ; trans. by Louis Williams.

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