Accession Number : ADA307417
Title : Yom Kippur 1973: An Operational Analysis of the Sinai Campaign.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI
Personal Author(s) : Loefstedt, Arthur B., III
PDF Url : ADA307417
Report Date : 12 FEB 1996
Pagination or Media Count : 24
Abstract : This paper reviews the Israeli and Egyptian operations in the Sinai during the Yom Kippur war of 1973, and analyzes the campaign at the lower operational/higher tactical level of war, utilizing the US Army's five basic tenets of Army operations. The paper then highlights significant lessons learned from this campaign in the context of those tenets. The paper concludes by showing the relevance of the five basic tenets for the operational commander of today.
Descriptors : *MILITARY HISTORY, *LESSONS LEARNED, *TACTICAL ANALYSIS, *ARMY OPERATIONS, *MILITARY ART, ISRAEL, THEATER LEVEL OPERATIONS, EGYPT, THESES, OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS, MILITARY COMMANDERS, TACTICAL WARFARE, LEADERSHIP TRAINING, SINAI, SUEZ CANAL.
Subject Categories : Humanities and History
Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
Land Mine Warfare
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE