This Day in Jewish History 1917: A Man Who Smuggled Jets Into Israel to Create Its First Air Force, Is Born (And Dies)

Al Schwimmer was protected by Israel from grilling by U.S. over his role in Iran-Contra affair.

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June 10 is both the birthdate and the date of death of Al Schwimmer, the man who enabled the young State of Israel to put an air force in the sky. He is also the man who founded and led the aerospace giant...