Hey, what are you drinking? The year was not 1972, but 1973 - to be exact, Oct.6-26,1973, and it was the Yom Kippur War!The Syrian forces did not sweep all the way to the Israeli border and then stop, because they respected Israeli sovereignty.The Israeli forces stopped the Syrians after they crossed the ceasefire lines on the Golan Heights, and by the second week of the war the Syrians had been pushed entirely out of the Golan Heights. They were stopped far from the Israeli border.Check your local library.
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from the article: Israel sends conciliatory messages to Damascus