THE OCTOBER 1973 MIDDLE EAST WAR

  • H.R Heitman Department of War Studies, King's College, University of London
Keywords: The Egyptian Canal Crossing, The Israeli Counter-attacks, The Egyptian Offensive, The Israeli Canal Crossing, The Israeli Exploitation

Abstract

The events of the October 1973 Arab-Israeli war have led many to the conclusion that 'the tank' is dead or, at the very least, mortally wounded. This argument would appear to be based, at least in part, upon one basic and vital misconception: that 'the tank' and 'armour' are identical.
Published
2012-02-28
How to Cite
Heitman, H. (2012). THE OCTOBER 1973 MIDDLE EAST WAR. Scientia Militaria - South African Journal of Military Studies, 7(3). https://doi.org/10.5787/7-3-834
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