The War of Atonement

The War of Atonement

by Chaim Herzog
     
 

This is the authoritative account of the Israeli Army's performance in the bitter Yom Kippur War of 1973. The origins of the war in the turbulent history of competing powers in the Middle East are fully explored, as is the build up of Arab forces that almost caught Israel by surprise, and the dawning realization of the Israeli leadership that they would once again… See more details below

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This is the authoritative account of the Israeli Army's performance in the bitter Yom Kippur War of 1973. The origins of the war in the turbulent history of competing powers in the Middle East are fully explored, as is the build up of Arab forces that almost caught Israel by surprise, and the dawning realization of the Israeli leadership that they would once again have to fight against overwhelming odds for the survival of their state. A gripping narrative of the conflict itself, punctuated by first-hand accounts and interviews with combatants, The War of Atonement is full of drama and tales of inspirational bravery. An analysis of the political implications of the conflict bring this epic tale to a close.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853673078
Publisher:
Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.21(d)

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