The Crossing of the Suez

by General Saad el Shazly

Book cover for The Crossing of the Suez

Third printing,of the original work by General Saad Shazly Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed forces during the Arab Israeli war of 1973, including three new chapters.

The Crossing Of The Suez is an inside look by the Egyptian Chief of Staff at events leading up to and including the 1973 Arab Israeli war. The book gives a day to day account of the war, the capture of the Bar Lev line, the subsequent split between the political and military leadership and the aftermath of the Israeli penetration through Egyptian lines

The new chapters are a response to the many questions and various opinions about the war and the book since its first publication 1980

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