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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From the reading of this story, what we see here is the gritty determination of the national political leadership acting in a cause for the common good of the nation.
The book is tiring to read, as stwvenson elaborate descriptions of various important people, their feelings, the mood is described for several tens of pages. The government of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin struggled to balance their national security needs against those of the hijack victims families who sought their immediate return.
The book relies and discussions with various Israeli officials and the diary a young man kept during his captivity.
90 Minutes At Entebbe
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But just 11 days later,men had been successfully evacuated to England. For such an amazing event in history, this book was underwhelming. We would give this book its five full stars were it not for Exciting and in-depth report of an amazing incident — feels like fiction, but it rings of the truth! entebbbe
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Their behaviour reminded at least one hostage, himself bearing tattooed numbers from a concentration camp of Nazis. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Israel still stands today as a beacon of democracy all throughout the world thank you Israel you go girl Godspeed 0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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A must read to learn all the political intriguing events surrounding this high jacked plane and passengers. Days later, Israeli commandos disguised as Ugandan soldiers assaulted the airport terminal, killed all the terrorists, and rescued all the hostages but three who were killed in the crossfire.
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Swap it for free. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Their unity of purpose, their determination to take a rescue against all of the perceived odds stands as a picture of pure courage and backbone. In the following agonizing days, Israeli passengers were singled out and held hostage.
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View all 9 comments. National Library of Australia. A week later on July 4, one hundred Engebbe commandos raced 2, miles from Israel to The incredible story of an Israeli mission that rescued hostages from a hijacked jetliner.
Then set minutex a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Feb 20, Rose rated it really liked it. Without Israel the hostages at Entebbe would have died or become hostages in a terror war aimed at destroying all that is good on the face of the earth.