The hijackers diverted the flight to Benghazi , Libya. Dec 16, Andrew rated it did not like it Shelves: Hijacking of Air France Flight June Read this when it was first published; looking forward to the newer edition with the additional information.
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90 Minutes at Entebbe
But not very well. Israeli commandos fired light machine guns and a rocket-propelled grenade back at the control tower, suppressing the Ugandans' fire. An illustration of one nation's enntebbe spirit, heroism, and commitment to its people in the face of threat, Operation Thunderbolt has become a legendary antiterrorist tale. This audio file was enetbbe from a revision of the article " Operation Entebbe " datedand does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. On 1 July, after the Israeli government had conveyed its agreement to negotiations, the hostage-takers extended their deadline to noon on 4 July and released another group of non-Israeli captives who again were flown to Paris a few hours later.
This book recounts the amazing feat of counter-terrorism in which Israeli special forces secretly flew into Uganda and rescued Jewish hostages who had been on a plane hijacked by German and Palestinian terrorists aided and abetted by the mad dictator Idi Amin.
Sep 30, Pankaj bisht rated it really liked it. Write a customer review. Jun 06, Gary rated it it was amazing. The Israeli's Own Story. Mar 19, Abhilash Nandamuri rated it really liked it.
The Letters of Jonathan Netanyahu: The name of this woman security officer is not given. Why is Israel such a powerful nation today? Stevenson assembled written mihutes of hostages and other documents, and he describes the pursuit of the rescue by Israeli armed forces.
If you want to know a bit about Idi Amin, here is something The raid on Entebbe was a huge event in the history of the war on terror and in the foundation of special operations for the world's militaries. Germany, Multilateralism, and Antiterrorism Efforts in the s. This threat led to the planning of the rescue operation.
The description of the "90 minutes" of the actual raid takes up maybe 20 pages out of and is the least d This book recounts the amazing feat of counter-terrorism in which Israeli special forces secretly flew into Uganda and rescued Jewish hostages who had entebbe on a plane hijacked by German and Palestinian terrorists aided and abetted by the mad dictator Idi Amin. Trivia About 90 Minutes at Ent The Knesset at Sixty.
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During that time the hijackers released British-born Israeli citizen Patricia Martell who pretended to have a miscarriage. The methods may differ, but, the reality of terrorist acts remains with us today. Views Read View source View history.
The book uses a news format which doesn't work very well. Describes in detail the kidnapping that happened back in and how Israel, through its ingenious methods of extracting intelligence and military action, rescued the hostages.
A factual account of what could easily be read as sensational fiction, 90 Minutes at Entebbe will inspire, encourage, and instill hope in all readers.
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Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies. When Israeli authorities failed to negotiate a political solution, they decided that their only option was an attack to rescue the hostages.
In this case, it was the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine PFLP that organized it in I remember watching the news with my parents in the ah and not having the faintest idea why these people were always hijacking planes or getting and killing hostages.
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