Yom Kippur War

  • Egypt and Syria attack

    Egyptian troops cross the suez canal and breach the Bar-Lev line. Syrian troops defeat Israeli forces on Mt. Hermon in Northern Israel
  • Israeli Forces Manage to Contain Threat on Both Fronts

  • US Airlifts Supplies to Israel

  • Period: to

    With US Aid Israili Forces are Able to Turn the Tide in Their Favor

  • Israel Refuses to Stop Fighting, Even After a UN Ceasefire is in Place

  • Israeli's Have Significantly Improved Their Positions andCompleted Encirclements of Egypts Third Army and the City of Suez

  • Soviets Threaton to Send in Their Forces, US Goes on Nuclear High Alert

  • Succesful Ceasefire Manages to End War