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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This is an account of the hijack and kidnap that we see right at the end of the movie, The Last King of Scotland. These 4 locations in Victoria: Lamm Jewish Library of Australia.
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Still an interesting read. I not that these hijackings, which used to quite com! Preview — 90 Minutes at Entebbe by William Stevenson. This book is a great account of the raid on Entebbe that freed a plane full of mostly Israeli passengers from terrorists hiding out under the protection of Idi Amin, Willlam strongman.
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May not be open to the public The description of the “90 minutes” of the actual raid takes up maybe 20 pages out of and is the least d This book recounts the amazing feat of counter-terrorism in which Israeli special forces stevwnson flew into Uganda and rescued Jewish hostages who had been on a plane hijacked by German and Palestinian terrorists aided and abetted by the mad dictator Idi Amin.
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: Targeted assassinations have been used countless times, on enemies large and small I read this book many years ago, but it was an excellent one to read again.
90 Minutes At Entebbe
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entfbbe It was not even certain that “Track B” – the attempted rescue – would happen until the very last minute. While perhaps not a literary work of art, 90 Minutes at Entebbe reveals a small but important piece of history that is often forgotten, and shows the reader a startlingly intense moment in the entrbbe and triumph of the Israeli Defense Forces.
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90 Minutes at Entebbe
He qt in Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 2 of 6. President Idi Amin plays a stdvenson in this hijacking by allowing the terrorists to land in his country. A handful of lives were lost and the Uganda’s exacted some revenge on people left behind, however it was considered to be This book is a great account of the raid on Entebbe that freed a plane full of mostly Israeli passengers from terrorists hiding out under the protection of Idi Amin, Uganda’s strongman.
A rousing tale of espionage and unsung valor, this is the captivating true story of Vera Atkins, Great Britain’s spymistress from the age of In my youth, terrorist organizations such as the Japanese Red Army, the Baader-Meinhof gang as well as infamous terrorists like Carlos The Jackal were regular news stories in the s as these groups agitated for Palestinian autonomy, the political isolation of Israel, and the furtherance of communist aims.
90 Minutes at Entebbe by William Stevenson
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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. No trivia or quizzes yet. William Stevenson’s account of the week between the hijacking and their eventual rescue by the IAF is quick read, but by no means is it surface-level.
Even by the lofty standards of the SAS and Special Forces, one has to look far to find anyone who can match his record of resilience and valor in the face of such daunting odds and with resources so paltry. But Canaris turned against the Fuhrer and the Nazi regime, believing that Hitler would start a war Germany could not win.
In this case, it was the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine PFLP that organized it in I remember watching the news with my parents in the s and not having the faintest idea why these people were always hijacking planes or getting and killing hostages. Read this when it was first published; looking forward to the newer edition with the additional information. I remember watching the news with my parents in the s and not having the faintest idea why these people were always hijacking planes or getting and killing hostages.
In the following agonizing days, Israeli passengers were singled out and held hostage. Jun 06, Gary rated it it was amazing.