October War

Armored Battle For The Golan Heights

by Daniel Russ on April 21, 2011

For months before the war began in 1973, the Syrian Army ordered its tank units onto the escarpment below the Golan Heights arrayed in battle formations. Then they ordered their artillery units to remove the camouflage netting. After a few days, they ordered their units to disband and return to bases. They did this enough […]