40 years since the Entebbe rescue operation

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Today is the 4th of July and besides being the 240th birthday of America (Mazal Tov! You’ve already doubled the usual wish of “until 120”   ) it is also the 40th anniversary of an equally auspicious day – the miraculous rescue by IDF special forces of over 100 Jewish hostages held by German and Palestinian terrorists in Entebbe, after their Air France airplane was hijacked on its way from France to Tel Aviv.

Here is one documentary amongst many others which describes the events, including interviews with the actual participants:

The official memorial site of Col. Yoni Netanyahu has published the record of the last few days of the hero’s life, from the lead-up to the hijacking, through the deliberations in the cabinet and…

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