Armed Forces Day in Egypt: October 6th
October 6th is the Armed Forces Day.
On this day in October 1973, the ”Yom Kippur War” began.
It was the day of the atonement of the holy “Yom Kippur” in Israel, the Egyptian-Syrian army launched an attack on the Israeli army to recapture the territory occupied by Israel.
In Egypt, October 6th is designated as Armed Forces Day to commemorate this.