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September 20, 2012 12:15 pm

New Documents: Mossad Knew of Yom Kippur War A Week in Advance

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Israeli tank crossing the Suez Canal during Yom Kippur War. Photo: wiki commons.

Times of Israel – The Israeli Mossad intelligence agency knew a full week in advance that Egypt was planning to launch a surprise attack on Yom Kippur 1973, but did not pass the information on in an orderly and explicit way to Prime Minister Golda Meir’s office, according to formerly classified information released Thursday. The findings come from the commission tasked with investigating the war.

The warning indicated that Egypt was going to attack under the cover of a military drill.

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