Yom Kippur War

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Yom Kippur War:

see Arab-Israeli WarsArab-Israeli Wars,
conflicts in 1948–49, 1956, 1967, 1973–74, and 1982 between Israel and the Arab states. Tensions between Israel and the Arabs have been complicated and heightened by the political, strategic, and economic interests in the area of the great powers.
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This one-sided Israeli victory transformed the modern Middle East and sowed the seeds of strife that led to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, the 1973 Yom Kippur War, and the current Palestinian intifida (uprising).
Whether discussing Mustafa Kemal's stubborn defense at Gallipoli during the First World War, Major General Erwin Rommel's improvisations to cross the Meuse River in 1941, of Lieutenant Zvi Greengold's brave leadership by example on the Golan Heights in 1973 Yom Kippur War, decisive combat leadership was pivotal to the outcome of a critical battle.
In a not-so-subtle shift from her earlier, heart-tugging treatment of Golda Meir as Big Mother in a Bunker, Tovah Feldshuh injects more steel into her portrayal of the beleaguered prime minister of Israel during the 78-hour period at the start of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, when she sweated out the decision to play the nuclear weapons card.
Havana and Jerusalem have not had diplomatic ties since Fidel Castro broke them just before the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
Ilan was a former fighter pilot and weapons specialist who fought in the 1973 Yom Kippur War and in the 1982 Lebanon War.
In the 1973 Yom Kippur War, she made history by being the only woman to report from the front lines, disguising herself as a man to get into a zone forbidden to women throughout the six weeks of the war.
Kippur: Filmmaker Amos Gitai (``Kadosh'') remembers his experiences in the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
On this tour he participated in 6th Fleet operations aboard USS Independence (CV-62) during the 1973 Yom Kippur War and the Cyprus Crisis in 1974.
If Israeli officials are to be believed, the threat of a Syrian attack on Israel is growing daily, and is greater today than at any time since the 1973 Yom Kippur War, due to Syria's aggressive re-armament.
The United States, which saved Israel in the 1973 Yom Kippur war, does not get much gratitude from Mushnik.
As a result, in the October 1973 Yom Kippur War Israel found itself unprepared.
He is a graduate of Tel Aviv University in Tel Aviv with an LLB degree and was severely wounded in the 1973 Yom Kippur War while a commanding officer in the Israeli Defense Forces fighting on the Syrian front.