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Saul David

Contributors

Saul David is a historian and broadcaster and is currently Professor of Military History at the University of Buckingham. His many critically-acclaimed books include Zulu, Victoria's Wars and 100 Days to Victory. He has presented and appeared in history programmes for all the major TV channels.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2016

At JW3, Saul David introduces Operation Thunderbolt, his fast-paced account of the hijacking of Flight 139.

Thursday, 25 February 2016

In 1976 a group of German and Palestinian terrorists hijacked an Air France flight from Tel Aviv to Paris, eventually forcing it to land in Uganda. In Operation Thunderbolt: Flight 139 and the Raid on Entebbe, historian and broadcaster Saul David presents a fast-paced account of the hijacking and subsequent ultra-secret rescue operation.

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Video

 
David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.