Duel for the Golan: the 100-hour battle that saved Israel

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W. Morrow, 1987 - History - 288 pages
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The first published eyewitness accounts of the greatest tank battle since World War II, and a gripping account of how Israeli defenders, outnumbered ten to one, successfully saved their homeland. 48 black-and-white photographs.

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Duel for the Golan: the 100-hour battle that saved Israel

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A riproaring story of the role of the Israeli defenders on the Golan Heights during the Arab-Israeli war of 1983. Rich in detail of battles, units, and weapons, the book is a treasure trove for the ... Read full review

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Would have been easier to follow with maps. The big thing I learned is that the war did NOT start with a surprise attack. The Israelis had gone on alert several days before, and had started wholesale callups of the reserves before the shooting started. Read full review


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Eric Hammel is a critically acclaimed military historian and author of more than thirty combat and pictorial histories, including several on U.S. Marine operations in World War II and Vietnam, such as Pacific Warriors: The U.S. Marines in World War II, Iwo Jima: Portrait of a Battle, and Marines in Hue City: A Portrait of Urban Combat, Tet 1968. He lives in Northern California.

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