Israelis Were 99 Km From Cairo at End of Yom Kippur War, Not 101, Historian Shows

Historian Benjamin Z. Kedar, whose unit crossed the Suez Canal, has a photograph to prove his myth-breaking case.

The accepted convention is that the Israel Defense Forces halted 101 kilometers from Cairo in the 1973 Yom Kippur War, but a historian has shown that his battalion got two kilometers closer to the Egyptian capital – on a different road.