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Operation Thunderbolt: Flight 139 and the Raid on Entebbe Airport – with Saul David

24 September, 2016 @ 1:00 pm

Saul David

Saul David in conversation with Keelin Shanley

On 3rd July 1976, Israeli Special Forces carried out a daring raid to free more than a hundred Israeli, French and US hostages held by German and Palestinian terrorists at Entebbe Airport, Uganda. The legacy of this mission is still felt today in the way Western governments respond to terrorist blackmail. Now, with the mission largely forgotton or even unknown to many, Saul David gives the first comprehensive account of Operation Thunderbolt.

Saul David is Professor of Military History at the University of Buckingham. He is the author of many books on military history and is a regular contributor to programmes on British radio and television.

Keelin Shanley is a journalist and presenter on RTÉ radio and television.

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24 September, 2016
1:00 pm
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