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Israeli Air Force Planes

Israeli Air Force Planes

Israeli Air Force Planes

Israeli Air Force Planes

On Oct. 6th, 1973, the Egyptians launched their jets against Israel on the holiest day of the Jewish Year, Yom Kippur. They began by sending seven four ship formations against the Israeli air force base Ofir on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula. Their goal was to disable the airfield and prevent any resistance against the flanks of the Egyptian forces mounting their attack through northern Sinai. Sadat had been promising war for several years already, swearing that he would regain territory lost in the catastrophic (for the Egyptians) 6 day 1967 war.

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