1962 – Spiegel scandal: Der Spiegel publishes the article
"Bedingt abwehrbereit" ("Conditionally prepared for
defense") about a NATO manoeuver
called "Fallex 62", which uncovered the sorry state of the Bundeswehr (Germany's army) facing the communist threat from the east at the time.
The magazine is soon accused of treason.
1970 – Vietnam War: In
Paris, a Communist delegation
rejects US President Richard Nixon's
October 7 peace proposal as "a maneuver to deceive world
1973 – Yom Kippur War: Gabi Amir's armored brigade attacks Egyptian occupied positions on the
Israeli side of the Suez
Canal, in hope of driving them away. The attack
fails, and over 150 Israeli tanks are destroyed.