In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Jewish passengers were separated and held hostage in demand to release many terrorists held in Israeli prisons. After much debate, the Israeli government sent an elite commando unit to raid the airfield and release the hostages.
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This story has been told before, but not quite like this, considering the new information that is now available. The movies that told this story were Raid on Entebbe (1976), Victory at Entebbe (1976), and Operation Thunderbolt (1977). See more