Assault and Rescue: Operation Thunderball

About the Show

Documentary revealing the true story behind one of the most complex hostage rescue missions in history. In June 1976, an Air France flight from Tel Aviv to Paris was hijacked by a group of Palestinian and German terrorists and flown to Entebbe, Uganda. Of the 226 passengers and crew on board, over half were Israeli citizens. Now, key personnel involved in the Israeli rescue mission outline the events that occurred during the 72 hours it took to plan the mission and rescue the hostages.