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Yom Kippur War

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  1. Ramadan War or October War (; transliterated: Milkhemet Yom HaKipurim or מלחמת יום כיפור, Milkhemet Yom Kipur; ; transliterated: ħarb October or حرب تشرين, ħarb Tishrin), also known as the 1973 Arab-Israeli War and the Fourth A

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 17, 2008
  2. Egypt and Syria crossed the cease-fire lines in the Sinai and Golan Heights, respectively, which had been captured by Israel in 1967 during the Six-Day War

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 17, 2008
  3. The war began with a surprise joint attack by Egypt and Syria on Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 17, 2008
  4. The Egyptians and Syrians advanced during the first 24-48 hours, after which momentum began to swing in Israel's favor

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 17, 2008
  5. By the second week of the war, the Syrians had been pushed out of the Golan Heights

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