Who by His Own Hand?

A new book on the October 1973 Yom Kippur War provides an inadvertent insight into what went wrong for Israel on October 7, 2023

Eighteen Days in October: The Yom Kippur War and How It Created the Modern Middle East
St Martin’s Press
400 pages | ₹ $32

An injured Ariel Sharon with Moshe Dayan on the western bank of the Suez Canal in October 1973 (Photo: Getty Images)