The crowd lifting the squadron leader of the rescue planes on their return to Israel from Entebbe in July 1976. David Rubinger/Corbis via Getty Images

Revealed: How Israel Really Got Hold of Airport Plans Ahead of Entebbe Raid

How was Israel able to obtain the blueprints for the Ugandan airport where 247 hostages were initially being held in 1976? On the 40th anniversary, Haaretz reveals the role a previously unheralded Israeli engineer played in the mission.

Forty years on, one of the final riddles (and misconceptions) about the successful raid on Entebbe has been solved: How Israel obtained the blueprints for the Ugandan airport thanks to an unsung Israeli...

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