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Chinese Farm

Battle Name : Chinese Farm

Date(s) : 15 October 1973 - 18 October 1973

Part of : Arab-Israeli Conflict , Yom Kippur ,

Outcome : A victory for Israeli Army over Egyptian Army

Type of battle : Land


The Israeli counter attack against the Egyptians was planned to exploit the interface between two Egyptian armies and also to establish a bridgehead on the West bank of the Suez Canal. An unexpected strong Egyptian force was centred on Chinese Farm and only after a heavy close fought battle were the Israelis victorious. The subsequent breakout over the Suez Canal brought the war to an end.