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By William Stevenson,Uri Dan

The superb real tale of an Israeli project that rescued 103 hostages from a hijacked jetliner in Uganda, by means of the writer of A guy known as Intrepid.

On June 27, 1976, Air France Flight 139 used to be hijacked through terrorists and flown to Entebbe Airport in Uganda. within the following agonizing days, Israeli passengers have been singled out and held hostage. every week in a while July four, 100 Israeli commandos raced 2,500 miles from Israel to Entebbe, landed in the midst of the evening, and in a heart-stopping project that lasted 90 mins, killed all guerillas and freed 103 hostages.

In desirable element, Stevenson presents a fast moving hour-by-hour narration from the hijacking to the ultimate ninety-minute undertaking. as well as discussing the extraordinary rescue itself, Stevenson additionally covers the political backdrop in the back of the hijacking, in particular Ugandan President Idi Amin’s help for the hijackers, which marked one of many first instances a pace-setter of a country had sponsored terrorist actions. an indication of 1 nation’s timeless spirit, heroism, and dedication to its humans within the face of danger, Operation Thunderbolt has develop into a mythical antiterrorist tale.

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