Editor says, what if the United States had been unable to resupply Israel during the Yom Kippur War? Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s). This article is part of the Generals thread.
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Editor says, in reality war the Portugese Government offered access to the Lajes Field in the Azores Islands and the Military Airlift Command of the U.S. Air Force shipped 22,325 tons of tanks, artillery, ammunition, and supplies in C-141 Starlifter and C-5 Galaxy transport aircraft between October 14 and November 14, 1973. It was one of the largest, quickest, most successful emergency resupply operations that the U.S. Air Force had ever carried out. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.