Exclusive Testimonies- Operation Entebbe as told by the commandos; Part II:  Heading to Uganda

“Yoni shouted to the driver, ‘Hit the gas!’ We realized we had lost the element of surprise” is just one of the thrilling moments as described by the commandos who participated in Operation Thunderbolt, in the second part of the story, which was just posted on our website.

This article deals with the bumpy flight, losing the element of surprise, and the beginning of raid on the main terminal where the hostages were kept:

Reading the testimonies while listening to the horrific news from Istanbul, gives that operation, exactly 40 years ago, an extra relevancy (and each one will decide for herhim self what the exact meaning of that relevancy is.)