Going to war in denial: A look back at Yom Kippur
Israel entered the Yom Kippur War in denial, unlike the Egyptians, who realized they do not need an air force to math the IAF.
Every year on Yom Kippur our thoughts turn to the Yom Kippur War. The initial shock, the mounting casualty list, the early defeats, the crossing of the Suez Canal and the final victory. And the mistakes by our leadership and the heavy price that had to be paid for these mistakes.