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Israeli Commandos Rescue Hostages

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Israeli Commandos Rescue Hostages

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On June 27, 1976, an Air France flight en route from Israel to Paris was hijacked by four Palestinian and West German terrorists and flown to Entebbe, Uganda. A news report relays the July 4 rescue by Israeli commandos, who freed 100 of the remaining 103 hostages who were still held captive on board the plane.