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The crossing of the Suez

Author: Saad Shazly
Publisher: San Francisco : American Mideast Research, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : English : 2003 rev. edView all editions and formats
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Saad Shazly was Chief of Staff for the Egyptian Armed Forces during the 1973 Arab-Israeli War, and this is his account of that war. This updated edition includes three new chapters by the author.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Egyptian
Named Person: Saad Shazly; Saad Shazly
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saad Shazly
ISBN: 0960456201 9780960456208 9780960456222 0960456228
OCLC Number: 54538606
Description: xii, 366 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Surviving --
2. Planning --
Operation 41 and the High Minarets --
Plan Badr takes shape --
3. Rebuilding --
Reaching the soldier --
Building the forces --
Equipping the infantry --
Marshalling the crossing --
Mobilizing --
Searching for weapons --
The crucial factor --
The budget --
4. Political diary --
Sadat seizes power --
Dealing with the Russians --
The search for allies --
The October Arms Deal --
Apparatus of power --
Problems with the Russians --
Gathering reinforcements --
A question of payment --
A tale of two allies --
Confrontation with Sadek --
Expelling the Russians --
A waste of effort --
Aftermath --
The catastrophe of Ismail --
Conspiracy --
Hopes for the future --
The final deal --
5. The lull before the storm --
6. War --
Sunday, October 7 --
Monday, October 8 --
Tuesday, October 9 --
Wednesday, October 10 --
Thursday, October 11 --
Friday, October 12 --
Saturday, October 13 --
Sunday, October 14, --
Monday, October 15 --
Tuesday, October 16 --
Wednesday, October 17 --
Thursday, October 18 --
Friday, October 19 --
Saturday, October 20-Monday, October 22 --
Tuesday, October 23 --
Wednesday, October 24 --
7. Helping hands --
8. Aftermath --
Thursday, October 25 --
Friday, October 26 --
Saturday, October 27 --
9. Who was responsible? --
10. Developing the attack to the Sinai Passes --
11. Dealing with enemy penetration --
12. Government secrets versus the people's right to know the facts.
Responsibility: Saad El Shazly.

Abstract:

Saad Shazly was Chief of Staff for the Egyptian Armed Forces during the 1973 Arab-Israeli War, and this is his account of that war. This updated edition includes three new chapters by the author.

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