The Agranat Commission was a national inquiry commission established on Its Intermediate Report was published on April 1st , focusing on the reasons. The Agranat Commission’s reports were ferociously debated on the front pages of newspapers, on radio and television, by every cab driver and shopkeeper. Agranat Commission investigation and reports regading the Yom Kippur war.

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Further questions arose over hundreds of orders issued by Chiefs of Staff since without authorisation from the Minister of Defence. New Yom Kippur War testimony details the failures. Assaf Yagoury the most famous Israeli captive. The Commission itself suppressed thousands of pages of protocols and additional source material about the war for comnission period of thirty years.

The assessment is that it was information that Jordan ‘s King Agranst gave Meir during their meeting a day earlier, a meeting about Syria and Egypt’s intent to start war.

Four months before the Agranat Commission commision its first report, a commission created by US Central Intelligence head William Colby published its report citing the fixation on an incorrect concept, evidently due to General Daniel Graham. Yom Kippur, then and now. The Committee sat for sessions, during which they listened to the testimony of 58 witnesses.

Bomb in a book was opened by a different top Iraqi official, commiission him, Israel TV documentary reveals; agents also sent bomb that injured top Nazi Alois Brunner in Damascus.

As Minister of Defense, Dayan had overall responsibility for the lack of readiness of IDF, and for IDF intelligence failures, as well as for not recommending an immediate call up of reserves either on Friday or Saturday morning before the attack.

The Agranat Commission’s reports were ferociously debated on the front pages of newspapers, on radio and television, by every cab driver and shopkeeper across the country. Israeli commissions and inquiries Yom Kippur War. When IDFA published a collection of Commission testimonies on its website in and —which included excerpts of the protocols of Prime Minister Golda Meir and tens of military officers—the minutes of these testimonies made headlines in several newspapers and television channels.

Chief of Staff David Elazar Photo: Gordon, Samuel, 30 Hours in October: After his departure, Gonen argued that he had only been in the post for a few months and that the command had been neglected by his predecessor Ariel Sharon. A professor of law, Pnina Lahav has published nearly 50 journal articles and books, including the critically acclaimed Judgment in Jerusalem: What is Barlev Line? Meir had no combat experience or understanding of military strategy. Military intelligence also thought that Syria would only attack if Egypt did.


Likuda new political party, won 39 seats in the Knesset. The “concept” was based on the assumption that Egypt would only attack if it had the air-power to take on the Israeli Air Force. The Chief of Staff was now a regular attender of cabinet meetings. Among other things, this phase of the report focused on disciple in the units and in the emergency warehouse.

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The state commission of inquiry was set up to investigate the war chaired by Chief Justice Simon Agranat, the Agranat Commission shook the Israeli political system to its foundation. The Cabinet implied authority when it stated that the Cabinet has authority over all areas not covered agganat other legislation.

The mandate of the commission was to investigate the intelligence gathering activities prior to agranqt war as well as the war readiness of the IDF and military decisions made during the war. The Commission issued the interim report. Presented to the Israeli government on April 1,this booklet of about forty pages was widely discussed on the front pages of Israeli newspapers immediately upon its publication.

Evidently, he had asked for a general call up of reserves on the morning of Yom Kippur and was refused. The third and final Agranat Report, which the Commission submitted to the government and the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on January 30,covers 1, pages and is divided into seven commisxion. Its headline recommendation was the dismissal of four senior officers in military intelligence: Second, Zeira’s concept laid down, if there was to be a war, it would be a short one.

These are the details of Golda Meir’s testimony for the Agranat Commission that was published Thursday for the first time, 40 years after the war. These discoveries led to the swift enactment of Basic Law: Commision report was published at various agrwnat of secrecy and only a part of it was made public. Sufficient intelligence warnings from foreign and other sources had been received to indicate a high probability of war, certainly in the last few days prior to the war.


Questions commissioh Answers Why Yom Kippur day?

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For example, a soldier who becomes accustomed in time of peace not to coommission the minor rules, such as in matters of personal appearance, without being alerted to this failure by his superior officer, will in the end be negligent in carrying out operational orders. What was the situation on 28 October the last day of the war?

But the air force did not take into account that Egyptian aircraft were now kept safely in underground bunkers rather than in above ground hangars or deployed in the open.

A great deal of time was wasted because air command could not decide whether to attack air bases or SAM missile installations.

It has not functioned properly however. The Agranat commission determined with regard to her that “The activity of the Prime Minister during the critical days preceding the war bears witness to an approach that is suitable to the heavy responsibility laid on her Many of the conclusions and hearings of the Agranat Commission were not fully declassified for many years, and perhaps some are still classified.

Read the book here. There was no chance of destroyed the Egyptian air force on the ground.

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Likewise the Agranat Commission determined that “It is essential that the Prime Minister have access to policy, military and other evaluations that are collated and based on different points of view and do not come from a singe pipeline.

Many Israelis thought that an injustice was done to Elazar, who took the blame for failures by Moshe Dayan and others. The final part of the report was published on 30 January Add to this the various accounts that were published in Arab countries, and the constant reinterpretation that is demanded by the perspective of time, the confusion caused by the clouding of memories and deaths of some of the protagonists.

The idea of the fixation on an incorrect conception did not originate with the Agranat Commission. It became clear to us Yadin continued, asking if it was okay that Zamir didn’t tell Meir before he left.

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