The 1973 Yom Kippur War witnessed some of the heaviest fighting in Israel’s history. On the Golan Heights, a mysterious wind suddenly appeared to help IDF soldiers get through a field covered with land mines.
Yom Kippur War
During the 1973 Yom Kippur War, IDF soldiers fought ferocious battles against largely Syrian and Egyptian attackers. Effie Eitam was leading a routine reconnaissance patrol on the Golan Heights when his unit was ambushed. Involved in the some of the heaviest fighting of the war, none of Eitam’s unit’s members were either killed or wounded.
And if it will make no peace with thee, but will make war against thee, then thou shalt besiege it. (Deuteronomy 20:12) At a commemoration for the 40th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War at the Knesset on Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a fairly transparent speech that would appear to be a… Read more »