The writer cited the information revealed by Egypt's chief of military intelligence and observation at the time in an interview that was published in his book.
The funeral was also attended by Minister of Defense and Military production Mohamed Zaki, Chief of Staff Mohamed Farid, as well as former and current commanders of the branches.
The president also saluted the souls of the martyrs.
The soldier who raised the Egyptian flag in Sinai on October 6, 1973 for the first time since its occupation by Israel in 1967 died on Monday at 72.
commander of the Egyptian Air Force Younes Al-Masry says development witnessed by the Air Force over the last three years is "inimitable".
On the 44th anniversary of the 6th of October War, citizens shared their memories with Egypt Today, talking about glorious feelings after the victory.
This is a photo of an Egyptian soldier wearing a Zamalek shirt during the Egyptian army’s preparations for 1973 war.