ISRAEL. Yom Kippur War. 6 Oct to 25 Oct 1973.
The Yom Kippur War broke out as a total surprise for Israel on the initiative of Egypt and Syria. Most of the Arab States participated in it. It was fought in the Golan Heights, the Sinai Peninsula, and the West Bank of the Suez Canal. Despite the military victory , Israel emerged from the Yom Kippur War injured from the shock of the surprise attack, and from heavy losses.