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Heights of Courage A Tank Leader's War on the Golan

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ISBN-10: 0275942694

ISBN-13: 9780275942694

Edition: 1992

Authors: Avigdor Kahalani, Henci Goer

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In October 1973, the State of Israel was invaded by Egyptian and Syrian forces. Despite early losses, Israel managed to outfight its opponents. The brief and bloody Yom Kippur War stands as a unique chapter in modern military history. Fought primarily by tank units, the war became a story not only of battle strategy and tactics, but also one of human discipline, endurance and sacrifice. While many historians have chronicled the events of the Yom Kippur War, few have been seasoned by actual combat. Avigdor Kahalani, commander of a tank battalion on the Golan Heights during the Yom Kippur War, describes this experience in The Heights of Courage. Beginning with a description of the initial…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 2/18/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 234
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Israel Tal Introduction The Soldiers September 26, 1973, Morning September 26, 1973, Afternoon September 27, 1973 September 28, 1973 September 29, 1973 September 30, 1973 October 1, 1973 October 2, 1973 October 3 and 4, 1973 October 5, 1973 October 6, 1973--Day of Atonement, Morning October 6, 1973--Day of Atonement, Afternoon October 6, 1973--Day of Atonement, Evening