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    35 Years Ago Today – Entebbe

    35 Years Ago Today – Entebbe

    Thanks to IsraellyCool for reminding me that today also is the 35th anniversary of the Israeli hostage rescue raid in Entebbe, in which Jonathan Nethanyahu, commander of the raid and brother of current Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was killed.

    You know the story. I thought that rather than clips from the Hollywood movie or recreations, I’d run this clip of the participants in that mission many years on, certainly very ordinary looking, now middle-aged heroes:


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