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Operation Gown
Part of the Yom Kippur War
DateOctober 12, 1973
LocationAl-Qutayfah, Syria
Result Israeli victory
Belligerents
 Israel  Syria
Commanders and leaders
Major Shaul Mofaz Unknown
Strength
Sayeret Tzanhanim Syrian infantry forces
Casualties and losses
None Bridge Destroyed, a number of tank transporters destroyed, several Syrian soldiers killed.


Operation Gown (Hebrew: כתונת‎, Ketonet), was a military operation conducted deep inside Syria by Sayeret Tzanhanim, the reconnaissance platoon of the Israeli Defense Forces' Paratroopers Brigade. It took place on October 12, 1973, during the Yom Kippur War. The paratroopers destroyed a bridge in the tri-border area of Iraq, Syria and Jordan, thereby disrupting the transfer of weapons and military forces between Syria and its allies.

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