What I heard right after the Six-Day War was that the Egyptians had taken their Soviet tanks and buried them in the sand, converting them to stationary artillery pieces and completely losing all mobility. The Israeli tanks just ran right through them.
Mind you, I heard that on Johnny Carson, but as I recall he wasn't joking about it except to wonder what they were thinking.
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