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Yom Kippur War - Combat Operations - In The Sinai - Egypt's Trapped Third Army
... had failed to capture Ismailia and cut off the Second Army's supply lines, but Israeli forces were just a few hundred meters short of their southern goal—the last road linking Cairo ... of who fired the first post-ceasefire shot, it was the Israeli Army that was advancing beyond the October 22 ceasefire lines ... last ancillary road, and encircled the Egyptian Third Army east of the Suez Canal ...

Famous quotes containing the words army and/or trapped:

    It is only the enlightened ruler and the wise general who will use the highest intelligence of the army for the purposes of spying, and thereby they achieve great results.
    Sun Tzu (6–5th century B.C.)

    You have been trapped in the inescapable net of ruin by your own want of sense.
    Aeschylus (525–456 B.C.)