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The Yom Kippur War

The Yom Kippur War

The Arab-Israeli Conflict of 1973
978280627604941EBookPlurilingua PublishingThe Yom Kippur War was fought in 1973 between a coalition of Arab countries, led by Egypt and Syria, and Israel. On the day of Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), Egyptian and Syrian troops attacked the Sinai Peninsula and the Golan Heights, which had been occupied by Israel since the Six-Day War in 1967. The Yom Kippur War contributed to the 1973 oil crisis and was a crucial antecedent of the Camp David Accords in 1978, which aimed to secure peace in the region. In just 50 minutes, you will learn about the background to the Yom Kippur War, the main events of the conflict and its impact on the stability of the Middle East. This straightforward and informative book provides a discussion of the key moments in the Yom Kippur War and an analysis of the strategies of both sides. It also features biographies of the main commanders and leaders, including the Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir and the Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, a valuable introduction to the political and social context and an evaluation of the war's consequences, giving you all the essential information about this important episode in the Arab-Israeli conflict. About the Yom Kippur War The Yom Kippur War began with a surprise attack by Egyptian and Syrian forces in the Sinai Peninsula and the Golan Heights. It ended in a military victory for the Israelis, who aroused anger in some quarters by continuing to advance after the cease-fire. After a mission by an emergency UN force, fighting stopped on both sides of the Arab-Israeli border on 26 October 1973, restoring calm after 20 days of combat in which over 10 000 people lost their lives. This clear and accessible 41-page book is structured as follows: Introduction to the Yom Kippur War Political and social context Crisis in the Middle East Preparations for war A surprise attack Commanders and leaders Golda Meir, Israeli Prime Minister Anwar Sadat, Egyptian statesman Analysis of the war A war fought on two fronts (6-9 October) The Israeli counter-attack (10-13 October) A diplomatic evolution (14-22 October) The breaking of the cease-fire (23-26 October) Impact of the Yom Kippur War First negotiations The Camp David Accords (1978) A conflict at the forefront of technology Summary The Yom Kippur War was fought in 1973 between a coalition of Arab countries, led by Egypt and Syria, and Israel. On the day of Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), Egyptian and Syrian troops attacked the Sinai Peninsula and the Golan Heights, which had been occupied by Israel since the Six-Day War in 1967. The Yom Kippur War contributed to the 1973 oil crisis and was a crucial antecedent of the Camp David Accords in 1978, which aimed to secure peace in the region. In just 50 minutes, you will learn about the background to the Yom Kippur War, the main events of the conflict and its impact on the stability of the Middle East. This straightforward and informative book provides a discussion of the key moments in the Yom Kippur War and an analysis of the strategies of both sides. It also features biographies of the main commanders and leaders, including the Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir and the Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, a valuable introduction to the political and social context and an evaluation of the war's consequences, giving you all the essential information about this important episode in the Arab-Israeli conflict. About the Yom Kippur War The Yom Kippur War began with a surprise attack by Egyptian and Syrian forces in the Sinai Peninsula and the Golan Heights. It ended in a military victory for the Israelis, who aroused anger in some quarters by continuing to advance after the cease-fire. After a mission by an emergency UN force, fighting stopped on both sides of the Arab-Israeli border on 26 October 1973, restoring calm after 20 days of combat in which over 10 000 people lost their lives. This clear and accessible 41-page book is structured as follows: Introduction to the Yom Kippur War Political and social context Crisis in the Middle East Preparations for war A surprise attack Commanders and leaders Golda Meir, Israeli Prime Minister Anwar Sadat, Egyptian statesman Analysis of the war A war fought on two fronts (6-9 October) The Israeli counter-attack (10-13 October) A diplomatic evolution (14-22 October) The breaking of the cease-fire (23-26 October) Impact of the Yom Kippur War First negotiations The Camp David Accords (1978) A conflict at the forefront of technology Summary application/pdf1 20th century, Arab- Israeli conflict, Egypt, Israel, Middle East, occupation, Six-Day War, Syria, USSR, war
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The Yom Kippur War was fought in 1973 between a coalition of Arab countries, led by Egypt and Syria, and Israel. On the day of Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), Egyptian and Syrian troops attacked the Sinai Peninsula and the Golan Heights, which had been occupied by Israel since the Six-Day War in 1967. The Yom Kippur War contributed to the...
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The Yom Kippur War was fought in 1973 between a coalition of Arab countries, led by Egypt and Syria, and Israel. On the day of Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), Egyptian and Syrian troops attacked the Sinai Peninsula and the Golan Heights, which had been occupied by Israel since the Six-Day War in 1967. The Yom Kippur War contributed to the 1973 oil crisis and was a crucial antecedent of the Camp David Accords in 1978, which aimed to secure peace in the region. In just 50 minutes, you will learn about the background to the Yom Kippur War, the main events of the conflict and its impact on the stability of the Middle East.

This straightforward and informative book provides a discussion of the key moments in the Yom Kippur War and an analysis of the strategies of both sides. It also features biographies of the main commanders and leaders, including the Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir and the Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, a valuable introduction to the political and social context and an evaluation of the war’s consequences, giving you all the essential information about this important episode in the Arab-Israeli conflict.

About the Yom Kippur War

The Yom Kippur War began with a surprise attack by Egyptian and Syrian forces in the Sinai Peninsula and the Golan Heights. It ended in a military victory for the Israelis, who aroused anger in some quarters by continuing to advance after the cease-fire. After a mission by an emergency UN force, fighting stopped on both sides of the Arab-Israeli border on 26 October 1973, restoring calm after 20 days of combat in which over 10 000 people lost their lives.

This clear and accessible 41-page book is structured as follows:

  • Introduction to the Yom Kippur War
  • Political and social context
    • Crisis in the Middle East
    • Preparations for war
    • A surprise attack
  • Commanders and leaders
    • Golda Meir, Israeli Prime Minister
    • Anwar Sadat, Egyptian statesman
  • Analysis of the war
    • A war fought on two fronts (6-9 October)
    • The Israeli counter-attack (10-13 October)
    • A diplomatic evolution (14-22 October)
    • The breaking of the cease-fire (23-26 October)
  • Impact of the Yom Kippur War
    • First negotiations
    • The Camp David Accords (1978)
    • A conflict at the forefront of technology
  • Summary

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9782806276049

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