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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

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World Hello Day!

Every November 21st is World Hello Day! It was created to promote peace throughout the world through communication. 

This global event was first celebrated in 1973 as a response to the Yom Kippur War.  70 more words

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ALAMEIN Operation Lightfoot D Minus 12

More Reinforcements at TRIPOLI. Trebian has repurposed some of his SCW Italians and AK47 Unimogs to make two neat and very convincing NQM Italian divisions. This is completely in the spirit of John Sandars, who happily repurposed Roco Ford trucks and Dodge weapon carriers as German. 224 more words

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Yom Kippur War - HISTORY

On October 6, 1973, hoping to win back territory lost to Israel during the third Arab-Israeli war, in 1967, Egyptian and Syrian forces launched a coordinated attack against Israel on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. 1,109 more words

6 October 1973

Today marks the anniversary of the 1973 Arab-Israeli War, frequently called the Yom Kippur War. The conflict featured the largest post-World War II armor engagements up to that date and the widespread use of anti-tank and anti-air missiles. 16 more words

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Yom Kippur Snapshot

October 1973, Ramat Gan, Israel.

Mother and daughter had not seen each other for over two decades. It was before the internet, skype or any form of easy communication. 514 more words

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Found Art of the Yom Kippur War

For three weeks in October 1973, Egypt and Syria spearheaded military action against Israel, aimed at reoccupying territory lost during the Six-Day War of 1967… 875 more words

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