3 edition of The Yom Kippur War (War and Conflict in the Middle East) found in the catalog.
by Rosen Publishing Group
Written in English
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In his book The Yom Kippur War: The Epic Encounter That Transformed the Middle East, historian Abraham Rabinovich posits that the Bar-Lev line was a blunder—too lightly manned to be an effective defensive line and too heavily manned to be an expendable tripwire. Moreover, it can be argued that the concept of the line was counter-intuitive to Battles/wars: Yom Kippur War (October War). Looking at the political, military and intelligence components of the Yom Kippur War, this work offers interpretations of Israel's conflict with the Arabs. The contributors, Israeli academics, some involved in the war, make a contribution to the understanding of this part of Israel's history.
The Yom Kippur War of October had a fundamental influ-ence on the United States Air Force.1 High-intensity conventional combat between Israeli and Arab forces was interpreted as a micro-cosm of a future US war against the Soviet Union in Europe and this established a developmental vector that still resonates today. In many. The Yom Kippur War: The History and Legacy of the Arab-Israeli War and Its Impact on the Middle East Peace Process, looks at the last conventional war fought between the Israelis and Arabs, and the aftermath. Along with a bibliography, you will learn about the Yom Kippur War like never before.
The Yom Kippur War, Ramadan War, or October War (Hebrew: מלחמת יום הכיפורים , Milẖemet Yom HaKipurim, or מלחמת יום כיפור, Milẖemet Yom Kipur; Arabic: حرب أكتوبر , Ḥarb ʾUktōbar, or حرب تشرين, Ḥarb Tišrīn), also known as the Arab–Israeli War, was a war fought from October 6 to 25, , by a coalition of Arab states led by Location: Both banks of the Suez Canal, Golan . Abraham Rabinovich's The Yom Kippur War: The Epic Encounter That Transformed the Middle East is a fast-moving and authoritative account of the war Egypt and Syria launched against Israel in.
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Abraham Rabinovich’s “The Yom Kippur War” is a solid, essentially journalistic account of the war. It gives a detailed account of the pre-war failures of the Israeli general staff to respond to intelligence regarding Arab plans for invasion, and provides an easily-readable review of the war by: I just finished the book "The Yom Kippur War" by Abraham Rabinovich, about the war that Israel almost lost, then won, defeating Egypt and Syria, along with units from Jordan, Iraq and several other Arab countries.
The Middle East was the test lab of NATO and /5. Author Simon Dunston has written a superb historical account of the the Arab -Israeli war of Better known as "The yom kippur war", this page book leaves no stone unturned.
On October 6thduring the holiest of Jewish holiday's, Egypt and Syria launched a two front surprise attack on the nation of Israel/5(13). The Yom Kippur War (Campaign book: no. 29) Paperback – January 1, by A.
J Barker (Author)Cited by: 2. Peter Allen is a British writer and has told his version of the events of the Yom Kippur War (also called the Ramadan War by the Egyptians, the Tishreen War by the Syrians, and sometimes the October War elsewhere) using a point of view very similar to the UK's stance in Cited by: Abraham Rabinovich’s “The Yom Kippur War” is a solid, essentially journalistic account of the war.
It gives a detailed account of the pre-war failures of the Israeli general staff to respond to intelligence regarding Arab plans for invasion, and provides an easily-readable review of the war itself/5().
The Yom Kippur War: The Arab-Israeli War of by. Simon Dunstan. Rating details 19 ratings 0 reviews. On October 6,simultaneous attacks on two fronts caught Israel by surprise, on the holiest day of the Jewish year/5(19).
This is a book for any age reader that covers the basics of the Yom Kippur war between Egypt, Syria, and Iraq and Israel in It has almost enough maps and will inform the reader on the topic. But it ends there. I've reviewed at least three other book on the topic- and they all are better written than this one/5.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “The Yom Kippur War (Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century- campaign book No. 29)” as Want to Read/5. I thoroughly enjoyed this history of the Yom Kippur War. The story of the war is told in a plain manner which is at the same time gripping in its drama.
Fascinating day by day history of the e Israeli jets blowing up Egyptian tanks in the south and without taking a break flying to the Syrian border to destroy a column of Syrian tanks advancing steadily towards Israeli towns and by: 7.
“ one of the best accounts of the Yom Kippur War In addition to providing a detailed account of each of the major battles as well as useful general information on the political leaders and generals of both sides, the author recounts in detail the heroism of individual Israeli Army units that were greatly outnumbered ”/5(23).
This is the dramatic, fully-researched and definitive account of the war that almost destroyed Israel: the Yom Kippur War. Launched by Egypt's President Anwar Sadat and his primary ally, Syria's President Hafiz al-Asad, on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, the sudden attack took the Israeli Defense Force totally by surprise.4/5(30).
The Yom Kippur War is easily the best and most complete general history of the conflict.” —Parameters “Truly striking. Rabinovich’s book is brilliant, sweeping and insightful.” —Naval History “As no one before, Abraham Rabinovich recounts the whole story of the Yom Kippur War, that most elusive round of the Arab-Israeli conflict.”.
In this galvanizing account of the most dramatic of the Arab-Israeli hostilities, Abraham Rabinovich, who reported the conflict for the Jerusalem Post, transports us /5(3). The fortieth anniversary of the Yom Kippur War provides a timely opportunity to reassess the major themes that emerged during the war and in its aftermath, and the contributors to this book provide.
The Yom Kippur War is a spellbinding chronicle of the international chess game that was played out in October It is a story of diplomacy and military might that accounts for many of the dilemmas faced in the present-day Middle : Walter J.
Boyne. This is the authoritative account of the Israeli army’s performance in the bitter Yom Kippur War of The origins of the war amid the turbulent history of competing powers in the Middle East are fully explored, as is the build-up of Arab forces that almost inexplicably caught Israel by : Skyhorse.
Publisher Description An updated edition that sheds new light on one of the most dramatic reversals of military fortune in modern history. The easing of Israeli military censorship after four decades has enabled Abraham Rabinovich to offer fresh insights into this fiercest of Israel-Arab conflicts/5(20).
Book Overview An updated edition that sheds new light on one of the most dramatic reversals of military fortune in modern history. The easing of Israeli military censorship after four decades has enabled Abraham Rabinovich to offer fresh insights into this fiercest of Israel-Arab by: McFarland, - History - pages 1 Review This volume examines the military strategy and issues that Egyptian war planners faced during the Yom Kippur War.
Of major interest is 5/5(1). This fall marks the 40th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War. At 2pm on October 6, Egypt and Syria simultaneously attacked the nation of Israel on their most holiest of days. There are many books on this subject but this particular work highlights the involvement of the USA through diplomacy by Kissinger and especially the work of the USAF/5.Osprey's second title in the study of the Yom Kippur War ().
Israel's victory in the 'Six Day War' sowed the seeds of the Yom Kippur War. At hrs on 6 October the Egyptian army launched an assault crossing of the Suez Canal. The carefully /5. It's usually called the Yom Kippur War. Or sometimes the October War.
The players that surround it are familiar: Sadat and Mubarak, Meir and Sharon, Nixon and Kissinger, Brezhnev and Dobyrnin. It was a war that brought Arab and Jew into vicious conflict. A war in which Israel almost unleashed her nu /5(4).