Raid on Entebbe

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Raid on Entebbe

uganda based on true story operation entebbe rescue operation

Raid on Entebbe

Release Date: December 26, 1976

Year    :   1976
Slogan    :   «The boldest rescue in history»
Genres    :   Drama, Thriller, TV Movie
Production Companies    :   20th Century Fox Television, Edgar J. Scherick Associates
Director    :   Irvin Kershner
Producers    :   Edgar J. Scherick, Daniel H. Blatt, Robin S. Clark
Writers    :   Barry Beckerman
RunTime    :   145 mins.

Based on a true Military operation by Israeli commandos. An Air France flight is hijacked by the PFLP. The plane has about 100 Jewish passengers. The plane is grounded in Uganda. Israelis would not negotiate. The movie then shows how less than 500 soldiers actually flew so far and rescued the passengers in one of the most successful Military operations in history. The only casualty for Israeli soldiers was Lt. Col. Jonathan "Yoni" Netanyahu..

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