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