Daily Mirror corrects historical error regarding the Yom Kippur War

The Oct. 7th print edition of the Daily Mirror included, in their daily segment ‘This Day in History”, a decidedly ahistorical account of the Yom Kippur War in the context of the anniversary of Anwar Sadat’s assassination:

Digital version of the claim appearing in the Oct. 7th print edition

We complained to editors under the terms of the Accuracy Clause, noting that Egypt of course wasn’t victorious over Israel in the war, and that the parade itself where Sadat was shot narrowly commemorates the army’s successful crossing into the Sinai on the war’s first day.

Our complaint was upheld, and the following print correction published today.

Digital version of the correction in the Oct. 12th print edition

(Our Arabic version of this post can be seen here)

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