Editorial Reviews. About the Author. William Stevenson was born in Britain in He served as an aircraft pilot in Her Majesty’s Royal Navy during World War. 90 Minutes at Entebbe: The Full Inside Story of the Spectacular Israeli Counterterrorism Strike and the Daring Rescue of Hostages [William Stevenson, Uri. 90 Minutes At Entebbe [William Stevenson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The incredible story of an Israeli mission that rescued
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Every factor is taken into account in making a decision, because their very nationhood lies at stake as zt other nation on earth. Aug 05, Christian rated it liked it. I congratulate them I think this is an awesome awesome example about what every country should try to do for the minutrs I know the u.
While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home. Too many governments were afraid of offending Arab, African, and Asian sensibilities.
In the following agonizing days, Israeli passengers were singled out and held hostage. We would give this book its five rntebbe stars were it not for.
Bronx-born top turret-gunner Arthur Meyerowitz was on his second mission when he was shot down in In addition to discussing the incredible rescue itself, Stevenson also covers the political backdrop behind the hijacking, especially Ugandan President Idi Amin’s support for the hijackers, which marked one of the first times a leader of a nation had backed terrorist activities.
May 16, Chas Bayfield rated it really liked it. Sep 30, Pankaj bisht rated it really liked it. Open to the public ; N His actions and that of his army are quite telling. An illustration of one nation’s undying spirit, heroism, and commitment to its people in the face of threat, Operation Thunderbolt has become a legendary antiterrorist tale. The event was a stunning victory by Israeli special forces and Mossad.
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90 Minutes At Entebbe
An Israeli mother, one of the hostages together with her family asked one of the German hijackers a question as pertinent to pro-Palestinian agitators and terror-instigators as ever today: The bravery and heroism of the Israelis rang as true and just. Was Donald Trump’s election a fluke or did it represent a fundamental shift in the electorate that will have repercussions – for Republicans and Democrats – for years to come.
Feb 24, Rachel rated it it was amazing. I not that these hijackings, which used to quite com! Ronen Bergman Narrated by: William StevensonUri Dan Narrated by: One of these terrorist acts was the hijacking of Air France flight which was hijacked after leaving Athens on its way to Paris.
Following the rescue operation at Entebbe, Israel was excoriated by the Communist and Arab bloc and Uganda for what was labelled bizarrely as an ‘attack on the Third World”, completely ignoring the fact that Amin’s Uganda had been the aggressor by facilitating the criminal piracy and hostage-taking.
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The world could not believe that they had successfully pulled it off.
90 Minutes at Entebbe
Intrepid’s Last Case by William Stevenson. Israel is the true epitome of a democracy protecting their people. After 12 years in the cauldron of war, his cause slipped from beneath him, and Rhodesia gave way to Zimbabwe.
Login to add to list. The brother of the present Prime-Minister of Israel was the only man killed in this operation.
After a layover in Bengazi, Lybia, the flight continued to its final destination of Entebbe, Uganda. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history–books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the Wliliam assassination, conspiracies, the American Civil War, the American Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, ancient Rome, medieval times, the old West, and much more.
The book not impartial writing by the way looks at the quandary faced by the Israeli government and then the action it takes to bring the hostages to safety.
A week later on July 4, one hundred Israeli commandos raced 2, miles from Israel to The incredible story of an Israeli mission that rescued hostages from a hijacked jetliner.
Under the code name of Operation Thunderbolt, the Israeli army plan and execute a raid to rescue the remaining Israeli citizens. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history–books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the American Civil War, the American Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, ancient Rome, medieval times, the old West, and much more.
The book version of “Raid on Entebbe” that brings 20th century terrorist activities to life. They divert the plane to Benghazi and then onto Entebbe which is just outside Kampala in Uganda.