Kippur

Kippur (2000)

4 factual errors

Factual error: When we see the battle zone from the hovering helicopter, among the shot (Centurion) tanks one can spot one or two Merkava Mk. 1 or Mk. 2 tanks. The Merkava Mk. 1 entered service in 1979, six years after the movie takes place. The Mk. 2 entered service in 1983.

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Factual error: Throughout the movie, Ruso is seen carrying a PRC-77 radio on his back. The battery cover of the radio is missing, and so is the battery. Clearly, the radio is not functioning.

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Factual error: The Bell 212 used as a MEDEVAC helicopter in the movie wasn't in service until 1975, while the movie takes place in 1973. At the time, the Bell 205 was in use by the IAF.

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Factual error: At the beginning of the movie, when we see the hero wandering the empty streets of south Tel-Aviv, the sharp front tip of a modern scooter can be seen behind the street corner. The movie takes place in 1973, when the only scooters were Piaggio Vespa, which have a distinct round front wheel cover.

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