IDF Artillery, Valley of Tears, 1973

On the Yom Kippur of October 6, 1973, Egypt and Syria launched a coordinated surprise attack on Israel. The Yom Kippur War was launched on the holiest day on the Jewish calendar: The Day of Atonement.
Pictured here is a scene from a major battle where Israeli troops fought off Syrian soldiers in the Golan Heights, the area was later named the Valley of Tears.
Photo: IDF photo archives.

Taken on 1973-10-07
Source IDF
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Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-08-31
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