Saul David


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.

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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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