What happened in the war of 6 of October?

The war began on 6 October 1973, when the Arab coalition jointly launched a surprise attack against Israel on the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur, which had occurred simultaneously with the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in that year.

What happened on Oct 6th in Egypt?

Armed Forces Day, public holiday observed in Egypt on October 6, celebrating the day in 1973 when combined Egyptian and Syrian military forces launched a surprise attack on Israel and crossed into the Sinai Peninsula, which marked the beginning of the October (Yom Kippur) War.

How did Egypt win 6 October?

The Egyptian Army launched a surprise attack against Israeli forces in the occupied Sinai on 6 October 1973. Supported by the Air Force, the army pushed across the Suez Canal and dislodged the Israelis on the other side of the international water pathway.

Who won 6th October 1973?

Israel The Israelis
The Israelis felt defeated by the Egyptian victory of Oct. 6, 1973. It wasn’t just a defeat in battle but defeat in the face of the biggest threat to its existence in its 25 years of being.

Who won the 6th of October War?

Israel’s stunning victory in the Six-Day War of 1967 left the Jewish nation in control of territory four times its previous size. Egypt lost the 23,500-square-mile Sinai Peninsula and the Gaza Strip, Jordan lost the West Bank and East Jerusalem, and Syria lost the strategic Golan Heights.

How many wars has Egypt lost?

Ottoman Eyalet of Egypt and Khedivate of Egypt (1803–1914)

Conflict Combatant 1 Egyptian losses
First Egyptian–Ottoman War (1831–1833) Ottoman Egypt 792
1838 Druze revolt (1838) Egypt Eyalet Chehab’s Christian forces ~400
Second Egyptian–Ottoman War (1839–1841) Ottoman Egypt 1,100+

Is Valley of Tears true story?

For Imri Biton, 35, an actor and himself a former combat soldier, the fictional drama mirrored his own reality. During his conversations with Israeli veterans of the 1973 war as he prepared for his role in “Valley of Tears,” the veterans spoke of flashbacks, nightmares, depression and anxiety attacks.

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