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The Crossing Battle, Part 4: From the Morning of October 17 to the Night of October 17–18

General Jacob Even and Colonel Simcha B. Maoz

in At the Decisive Point in the Sinai: Generalship in the Yom Kippur War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169552
eISBN:
9780813174242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169552.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This section covers the crossing battle from the morning of October 17 through the early morning hours of October 18, when the battle ended. Even and Maoz note the lessons learned from the Chinese ... More


The Crossing Battle, Part 1: Preliminaries

General Jacob Even and Colonel Simcha B. Maoz

in At the Decisive Point in the Sinai: Generalship in the Yom Kippur War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169552
eISBN:
9780813174242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169552.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The chief of General Staff of the Israel Defense Forces was prepared to surrender, but Egyptian president Anwar Sadat rejected their surrender, giving Israel no choice but to continue fighting. From ... More


At the Decisive Point in the Sinai: Generalship in the Yom Kippur War

Jacob Even and Simcha B. Maoz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169552
eISBN:
9780813174242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169552.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Yom Kippur War, also known as the Ramadan War or the October War, was fought by Israel against a coalition of Arab nations, led by Syria and Egypt. The war lasted nineteen days, with the pivotal ... More


The Crossing Battle, Part 3: October 16 and the Night of October 16–17

General Jacob Even and Colonel Simcha B. Maoz

in At the Decisive Point in the Sinai: Generalship in the Yom Kippur War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169552
eISBN:
9780813174242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169552.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the coordination of various moving parts to bring the crossing battle to completion. On the morning of October 16, the roller bridge was no longer seen as a viable option for ... More


The Crossing Battle, Part 2: The Night of October 15–16

General Jacob Even and Colonel Simcha B. Maoz

in At the Decisive Point in the Sinai: Generalship in the Yom Kippur War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169552
eISBN:
9780813174242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169552.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

The 143rd Division had two primary tasks to accomplish during the crossing battle on the night of October 15–16: to open and secure the Akavish and Tirtur Roads to access the bridgehead, and to bring ... More


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