Welcome to CNN Photos

We tell powerful, inspiring stories through photography and offer a behind-the-scenes look at emerging and established photographers.

If you'd like your work to be considered, please e-mail us. You can also follow us on Twitter.

CNN Photos

0 0 19

Yom Kippur War

- 10 - 04 - 13

On October 6, 1973, Egypt launched a surprise attack on Israeli soldiers at the east bank of the Suez Canal. It was the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, and many soldiers were praying in synagogues. Photographer Micha Bar-Am covered the inside of a war that changed dynamics and psyches throughout the Middle East.