Superpower Showdown in the Mediterranean, 1973

Goldstein, Lyle J.; Zhukov, Yuri M.
October 2003
Sea Power;Oct2003, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p32
Recounts the 1973 Arab-Israeli conflict that spawned the naval crisis of the Cold War. Threat of Soviet leader Leonid Llyich to enforce a ceasefire through unilateral intervention; Launch of intense anti-carrier exercises; Strategies used by the North Atlantic Treaty Oragnization to achieve naval advantage.


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