Third printing,of the original work by General Saad Shazly Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed forces during the Arab Israeli war of 1973, including three new chapters.
The Crossing Of The Suez is an inside look by the Egyptian Chief of Staff at events leading up to and including the 1973 Arab Israeli war. The book gives a day to day account of the war, the capture of the Bar Lev line, the subsequent split between the political and military leadership and the aftermath of the Israeli penetration through Egyptian lines
The new chapters are a response to the many questions and various opinions about the war and the book .since its first publication 1980
Editorial Reviews The major contribution of the book, is the keen insight into the Egyptian political decision-making process... -- Library Journal, December15,1980
a victory,the most outstanding feat of Arab arms in modern times and the most audacious stoke by any army.. -- The Economist, January 7, 1981
critical insider's account of the planning and execution of the Egyptian army's momentous crossing of the Suez Canal -- Armor, january-february 1982
Paperback: 368 pages Publisher: American Mideast Research; Revised edition (October 2003) Language: English Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.8 x 8 inches