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The Yom Kippur War : the epic encounter that transformed the Middle East

Author: Abraham Rabinovich
Publisher: New York : Schocken Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the prelude to the 1973 Yom Kippur War, the start of hostilities, the campaigns and battlefields, the war's dramatic conclusion, and the long-term implications of the conflict on the history of the Middle East.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Rabinovich
ISBN: 0805241760 9780805241761 9780805211245 0805211241
OCLC Number: 52464595
Description: xvi, 543 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Footprints in the sand --
The man in the peasant robe --
Dovecote --
Badr --
Illusions --
Summer lull --
A royal visit --
Sword from the scabbard --
Countdown --
Yom Kippur morning --
The crossing --
The humbling of the tank --
Mobilization --
Syrian breakthrough --
Darkest at dawn --
The fall of the southern Golan --
The beanstalk --
The battle for Nafakh --
Cut off --
Hand on the tiller --
Failed counterattack --
Bomb Damascus --
Touching bottom --
Golan counterattack --
Iraqi intervention --
Powers that be --
Israel seeks a cease-fire --
Decision to cross --
Stouthearted men --
The Chinese farm --
The bridges --
Crossing into Africa --
Breakout --
Kissinger to the fore --
Cease-fire --
Suez City --
Nuclear alert --
Aftermath.
Responsibility: Abraham Rabinovich.
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Examines the prelude to the 1973 Yom Kippur War, the start of hostilities, the campaigns and battlefields, the war's dramatic conclusion, and the long-term implications of the conflict on the history of the Middle East.

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