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Egyptian air force performs aerial displays to mark 6 October war celebration

Ahram Online , Friday 6 Oct 2017
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File photo: Three Rafale fighter jets flying in Cairo after receiving them from France on Wednesday. (Photo Courtesy of Egypt's Armed Forces Spokesman)
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The Egyptian air force performed a number of aerial displays on Friday to mark the country’s celebration of its victory in the 1973 Arab-Israeli war, known in Egypt as the 6 October war.
 
There were displays in 23 governorates, Al-Ahram Arabic website reported, as part of the participation of the Egyptian armed forces in the celebration of the victory.
 
The displays included a number of different aircraft, and the Silver Stars aerobatic team.
 
The 1973 war, which took place from 6 October to 25 October and eventually led to Israeli forces withdrawing from the Sinai peninsula, is marked in Egypt on 6 October each year.
 
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