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Yom Kippur war

Yom Kippur war. So-called because on this day in 1973 (6 Oct.) Egypt and Syria attacked Israeli positions in the Sinai peninsula and on the Golan heights.

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Yom Kippur War

Yom Kippur War: see Arab-Israeli Wars.

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