TITLE

A LINE IN THE SAND

AUTHOR(S)
Zabecki, David T.
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Military History;May/Jun2008, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the tank battle between Israel and Syria during the 1973 Yom Kippur War. Israeli defenders of the Golan Heights were in desperate plight on October 7 because they could only field about 40 operational tanks against some 500 Syrian tanks and other armored vehicles. Lieutenant Colonel Yosef Ben-Hanan's 13 tanks attacked the Syrian left, which prompted the Syrians to break off and withdraw.
ACCESSION #
31706811

 

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