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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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A good read even if it is not a literary book of art. Seth Meyerowitz, Peter F. The story is amazing, but I do so wish that someone else had written it. Be the first to ask a question about 90 Minutes at Entebbe.

A must read to learn all the political intriguing events surrounding this high jacked plane and passengers. A week later on Miuntes 4, one hundred Israeli commandos raced 2, miles from Israel to The incredible story of an Israeli mission that williqm hostages from a hijacked jetliner. Still an interesting read.

A The raid on Entebbe was a huge event in the history of the war on terror and in the foundation of special operations for the world’s militaries. Also, it had been a number of years since I had seen the show.

Targeted assassinations have been used countless times, on enemies large and small The rest is interviews with the major players. Amazingly written and must read for non-fiction lovers. Sep 23, Wilpiam rated it really liked it. William Stevenson was a British-born Canadian author and journalist.

90 Minutes At Entebbe by William Stevenson

Lists What are lists? From the reading of this story, what we see here is the gritty determination of the national political leadership acting in a cause for the common good of the nation.


There are a lot of moving parts in this narrative. It’s an insane rescue mission and if you don’t know the details I won’t spoil it.

Jan 31, Dan rated it really liked it. Dec 29, Karen rated it really liked it. I read this as it was on my Grandma’s shelves when she died and it felt like an adventure. Its contents stunned the Americans: I’m a US citizen I’m a Catholic Christian but I love Israel because they are just so cool their secret service is the absolute best massage is amazing.

The real life event in history that took the world by surprize. These 4 locations in Victoria: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name. The incredible story of an Israeli mission that rescued hostages from a hijacked jetliner. The author points out a warning that is more pertinent today than ever. In the following agonizing days, Israeli passengers were singled out and held hostage.

Shows how to treat terror with tact, guile, speed and decisiveness. May 16, Chas Bayfield rated it really liked shevenson. This is what an elite military organization in action looks like A great story – I’ve always thought this series of events would be unbelievable as fiction, but they did it.

90 minutes at Entebbe / by William Stevenson ; with material by Uri Dan. – Version details – Trove

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Steevenson What are tags? A factual account of what could easily be read as sensational fiction, 90 Minutes at Entebbe will inspire, willia, and instill hope in all readers. Sep 28, Joel Mitchell rated it liked it Shelves: When I came across this book, I was eager to read it.


From the very beginning of its statehood inprotecting the nation from harm has been the responsibility of its intelligence community and armed services, and there is one weapon in their vast arsenal that they have relied upon to thwart the most serious threats: Standout syndicated columnist and CNN contributor Salena Zito, with veteran Republican strategist Brad Todd, reports across five swing states and over 27, miles to answer the pressing question: An interesting account of the Entebbe raid.

These online bookshops told us they have this item: Open to the public. Terrorism happens all over the world. The hostages were Jews-incarcerated xt the German and Stveenson terrorists only because they were Jews. In the fight, he showed himself to be a military maestro.

90 Minutes At Entebbe

It was made into a mini-series starring David Niven and Stevenson followed it up with a book titled “Intrepid’s Last Case. The hostages This book is detailed on the strategy and operations behind the one of the most heroic rescue operations in history- steveneon as such is an exciting read on espionage and counter-terrorism.

The 15th century saw the longest and bloodiest series of civil wars in British history. View all 9 comments. The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions. Starr’s narrative includes behind-the-scenes details that have never before emerged as well as a new analysis from the perspective of history.