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Egypt's October War Victory

June 6th 2009
Today we went to the October War Panorama in Medinet Nasr. We took Bus #170 from Zamalek which dropped us right outside. It just took awhile as the traffic snarls up at Abbassiyya. This was built with the help of Kim Il-Sung's North Korean government to commemorate Egypt's victory over Israel in the Yom Kippur war. First we watched a short film of actual footage from the war, which despite the ... read more
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Egyptian Flag The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, coupled with semi-isolation provided by deserts to the east and west, allowed for the development of one of the world's great civilizations. A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.C. and a ser... ... read more
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