40 Years after #Entebbe “How did Yoni Netanyahu really die? How many hostages made it—and how many didn’t?” [VIDEO]

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10 Things You Probably Never Knew About Israel’s Rescue at Entebbe
by Moshe Rosenberg
June 30, 2016

July 4th marks the 40th anniversary of the famed rescue at Entebbe, in which Israeli commandos flew 2,000 miles into the heart of Africa to bring home over 100 Jewish hostages whose Air France flight had been hijacked to Uganda by Palestinian and German terrorists, abetted by Ugandan strongman Idi Amin. The rescue operation—subsequently renamed Operation Yonatan for its commander Yonatan Netanyahu who was killed during the rescue—captured the imagination of military theorists, filmmakers, and ordinary people, and continues to spark spates of retelling and analysis at every significant anniversary. READ MORE

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