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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In retrospect, I think that this book, along with I read this book 31 years ago, when I was in grade 7. 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.
Also, it had been a number of years since I had seen the show.
Lamm Jewish Library of Australia. Chock full of true heroes, this book is a good read, and highly desirable for lovers of history. The world could not believe stevenosn they had successfully pulled it off. In the Arab world, it is known as the June War or, simply, as “the Setback”.
90 Minutes at Entebbe
Story, true, of an extrodinary rescue. The book relies and discussions with various Israeli officials and the diary a young man kept during his captivity.
In the entire operation, only one member of the Israeli rescue team was lost. Lists What are stebenson The book uses a news format which doesn’t work very well.
Mar 21, Tehila rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lists with This Book. If you want to know a bit about Idi Amin, here is something It seemed all so complicated.
90 Minutes at Entebbe
In the fight, he showed himself to be a military maestro. Ambitious in intellectual scope, contrarian in many of its opinions, and admirably concise, this is surely set to be one of the most provocative political books you are likely to listen to this year.
Sep 23, Studebhawk rated it really liked it.
Comments and reviews What are comments? The rescue of the hijacked Jewish passengers and Air France crew from Entebbe in tells of a remarkable set of events and bravery of various people.
Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Knowing my a for Israel, my dad has often enjoyed telling me the incredible story about how back in the Growing up in the s, I remember constantly hearing about hijackings and hostages.
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 bt rings of the truth! I purchased this audiobook hoping for a special forces story of derring do; I was a little disappointed.
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90 minutes at Entebbe / by William Stevenson ; with material by Uri Dan. – Version details – Trove
Open to the public ; DS While understanding the minutiae that build up an event is crucial, the author does not always pick the best place and time to do so. What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall. None of your libraries hold this item.
William Stevenson was born in Britain in Every factor is taken into account in making a decision, because their very nationhood lies at stake as no other nation on earth.
In addition to discussing mnutes incredible rescue itself, Stevenson also covers the political backdrop behind the hijacking, especially Ugandan President Idi Amin’s support for the hijackers, which marked one of the first times a leader of a nation had backed terrorist activities. Open to the public ; N Conrad Black, bestselling author of Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Exciting and in-depth report of an amazing incident — feels like fiction, but it rings of the truth!