The Most Daring Hostage Rescue Ever - Assault And Rescue: Operation Thunderball

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June 1976. Air France flight 139 bound from Tel Aviv to Paris is hijacked by a group of Palestinian and German terrorists and flown to Entebbe, Uganda.
On board are 226 passengers and crew - more than half of them Israeli citizens. What unfolds over the next seventy-two hours is the largest, most complex, and amazing hostage rescue operation in history.
The documentary recounts the Israeli’s government’s daring and dangerous top secret mission to rescue an Air France plane full of hostages at the hands of Palestinian terrorists, aided by Idi Amin.
The rescue was carried out on a Sabbath day.

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