Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Yom Kippur War

Yom Kippur WarEgyptian forces on October 7 crossing one of the bridges laid across the Suez Canal

The Yom Kippur War, Ramadan War or October War also known as the 1973 Arab-Israeli War and the Fourth Arab-Israeli War, was fought from October 6 to 25, 1973, between Israel and a coalition of Arab states led by Egypt and Syria.
This Egyptian work is currently in the public domain in Egypt because its copyright has expired pursuant to the provisions of Intellectual Property Law 82 of 2002. The 2002 law, which repealed Copyright Law 354 of 1954, was not retroactive, meaning that works which had already fallen into the public domain in 2002 remain out-of-copyright in Egypt.

Egyptian works that are currently in the public domain in the United States are those whose copyright had expired in Egypt on the U.S. date of restoration (January 1, 1996) pursuant to the provisions of the old 1954 law which was in effect at the time (THIS WORK).

Type of work: Non-creative photographic or audiovisual works, Copyright has expired in Egypt if published prior to 1987. Copyright has expired in the U.S. if published prior to 1981.

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