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Unboxing Video: Bar-Lev: The 1973 Arab-Israeli War Deluxe Third Edition from Compass Games

Bar-Lev: The 1973 Arab-Israeli War, Deluxe Third Edition is an updated treatment of the GDW release originally published in 1977, remastered and updated in this very nice looking, all-new, deluxe edition. 30 more words

War Game Wednesday

Muhammad Anwar el-Sadat

As the initiator of both war and peace, Muhammad Anwar el-Sadat is a controversial historical figure. What with instigating a coup with Germany against British forces in World War II, leading the Yom Kippur War against Israel, and supposedly betraying the Muslim Brotherhood by forming a peace treaty with Israel, Anwar Sadat may be known as a complicated hero to some, but as an unforgivable traitor to others. 1,350 more words


Inaccurate BBC Yom Kippur war claim - 14 years and counting

Six years ago we documented the BBC’s correction of inaccurate Israeli casualty figures during the 1973 Yom Kippur War:

BBC Yom Kippur war accuracy failure perpetuated over years… 241 more words


The Israeli-Palestinian conflict (1948-present)

1948 Arab-Israeli War

Following the Jewish declaration of independence on 14 May 1948, the armies of the surrounding Arab countries – Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon Saudi Arabia and Yemen (which were all members of the Arab League) – crossed over the Palestinian border to attack Israeli forces, thereby starting the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. 3,720 more words


Israel Trip - Day 4 (Golan Heights)

We left Banias, with the road taking us farther up into the Golan Heights. From the bus window I captured these Golan Heights vistas with terraced olive orchards and other gardens—quite beautiful. 407 more words


The Heights of Confusion

I want to preface this post by pointing out that Avigdor Kahalani is a better leader of men than I could ever be, a better tank leader, and deservedly a hero to the nation of Israel. 1,059 more words