LIST OF WARS: DETAILS
Israel vs Egypt
Also called: War of Attrition
Battle deaths: 5,520 Published prior to 2013 | Altered: 2014-08-10 18:58:04
"If the enemy succeeds in inflicting 50,000 casualties in this campaign, we can go on fighting nevertheless, because we have manpower reserves. If we succeed in inflicting 10,000 casualties, he will unavoidably find himself compelled to stop fighting, because he has no manpower reserves."
The war ended with a cease-fire signed between the countries in 1970 with frontiers at the same place as when the war started.
SOURCES: FATALITY DATA
 Battle deaths: PRIO Battle Deaths Dataset v3.0 (link) (1946-88) ID: #104
Low: 260 High: 5,800
NOTE ON NATION DATA
NOTE! Nation data for this war may be inconlusive or incomplete. In most cases it reflects which nations were involved with troops in this war, but in some it may instead reflect the contested territory.
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