Baki Zaki Youssef

Military engineer behind destruction of Israel's Bar Lev line dies at 88

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 - 12:11 GMT

Baki Zaki Youssef, the Coptic retired military officer who came up with the idea to destroy the Israeli Bar Lev Line defenses using water, died on Saturday at the age of 88.

Meet the officer who made crossing Bar Lev line possible

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 - 10:45 GMT

Inspired by the ability of water to move enormous amounts of sand to build the High Dam in Aswan, Officer Youssef pushed the idea to breach Bar Lev line.