Table of contents for The watchman fell asleep : the surprise of Yom Kippur and its sources / Uri Bar-Joseph.

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Table of Contents
Introduction..................................................................................... 1
Part I: The Egyptian War Decision and its Implementation ............................. 12
Chapter 1: The War Decision ................................................................12
Chapter 2: Planning the Next War: Past Experience and the Main Problems ..........15
 Problem I: The crossing of the Canal ..........................................18
 Problem II: Egyptian air inferiority ............................................21
 Problem III: Inferiority in armored fighting ...................................27
Chapter 3: The Egyptian Deception Plan ....................................................30
 i. The role of deception in Egyptian war planning ............................30
 ii. Passive deception ...............................................................31
 iii. Active deception ................................................................32
 iv. Assessment of the Egyptian deception .......................................38
Chapter 4: The Egyptian-Syrian War Coordination ........................................41
Part II: Israel Prepares for War .............................................................,...45
Chapter 5: The Balance of Forces - the Israeli View .......................................45
Chapter 6: The Intelligence Conception and Its Sources ...................................52
 i. The conception ..................................................................52
 ii. The empirical evidence ........................................................55
Chapter 7: The Strategic Warning and its Role in Israel's War Plans .....................62
Chapter 8: The Next War Scenarios ...........................................................70
Chapter 9: The War Estimate: October 1972-August 1973 .................................73
 i. October 1972-April 1973 .......................................................73
 ii. April-May 1973 ..................................................................77
 iii. June-August 1973 ...............................................................89
Part III: The Dynamics of an Intelligence Fiasco ............................................97
Chapter 10: August-September 1973 ...........................................................97
Chapter 11: Monday, October 1, 1973 .......................................................130
Chapter 12: Tuesday, October 2 1973 .......................................................143
Chapter 13: Wednesday, October 3 1973 ...................................................151 
Chapter 14: Thursday, October 4 1973 ......................................................170
Chapter 15: Friday October 5 1973 ..........................................................181
Chapter 16: Saturday, October 6 1973, 04:00-14:00 ......................................251
Chapter 17: Surprise ...........................................................................272
 i. The Cabinet ......................................................................272
 ii. The Canal front .................................................................273
 iii. The Golan front ...............................................................285
 iv. The Air Force .................................................................295
Chapter 18: The Cost of Being Caught Unprepared ......................................305
 i. The material losses ...........................................................305
 ii. The psychological impact of surprise ....................................309
Chapter 19: The Causes of the Intelligence Failure ......................................320
Notes.............................................................................................345
Bibliography ............................ .......................................................397
 
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Israel-Arab War, 1973 -- Causes.
Israel -- Politics and government -- 1967-1993.
Military intelligence -- Israel.