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Wednesday, 18 Elul, 5779
  |  September 18, 2019

Entebbe Hero Pilot Passes Away

Michel Bacos, known as the hero pilot of the hijacked Air France flight which landed in Entebbe, has died at age 95. Full Story, Video

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This was a very special historical event
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This was a very special historical event

The Entebbe operation impressed the world so much that they made 4 movies: In the 70’s came “Victory at Entebbe”, “Raid on Entebbe”, and “Operation Thunderbolt.” Last year came, “7 days at Entebbe.”

A Nice French Person
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A Nice French Person

Should be buried in Israel

שפיגל ירושלים
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שפיגל ירושלים

נחת של רבי מלך המשיח

There are chasidei umos haolam
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There are chasidei umos haolam

Those that make the world a better place. They make important decisions and don’t ask for fame or reward.

Idi Amin's son
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Idi Amin's son

The leader of Uganda at the time was Idi Amin, Y”SH. His son, Jafa Amin, was interviewed. He said that they knew the Israelis were coming, and one of the planes – the purpose was to capture his father. So he stayed away from the airport. But get this! There was an airbase in Gulu which had Mig-21 (advanced Russian fighter) planes, which could have reached Entebbe in 15 minutes. So, he asked his father a very “touchy” question: “You could have scrambled those planes into action. Why didn’t you? He gave a typical African response: ‘You see those Israelis… Read more »

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Reward in this world
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Reward in this world

Hashem granted the pilot with long life.

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