On the Golan Heights, one battle still rages on
The Yom Kippur War may have ended 40 years ago, but the battle to write the history of the fierce skirmishes in the Golan Heights is still going strong.
The asphalt on the Petroleum Road in the center of the Golan Heights is full of holes and cracks. I drive slowly on the crumbling road, circumvent the Nafah Camp and advance southward until I arrive at a small monument in the shade of a tree to the right of the road. On my left, a column of tanks is raising clouds of dust. In the background you can hear the sounds of artillery fire. I wonder if the shots are...
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