By Howard Blum
On October 6, 1973—Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish calendar—the Arab international introduced a daring and ingeniously conceived shock assault opposed to Israel. After 3 days of extreme, bloody strive against, an unprepared Israel used to be combating for survival, whereas the Arabs, with monstrous forces remaining in at the Jewish heartland, have been poised to redeem the distinction misplaced in 3 earlier wars.
Based on declassified Israeli executive files and revealing interviews with squaddies, generals, and intelligence operatives on each side of the clash, The Eve of Destruction weaves a suspenseful, eye-opening tale of battle, politics, and deception. It additionally tells the relocating human story of the lads and ladies who fought to keep up love and honor as their lives and destinies have been swept up within the Yom Kippur War.
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