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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Arquilla, John. From Troy to Entebbe: Special Operations in Ancient and Modern Times. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1996.

From Troy to Entebbe is an overview of special military operations throughout history and around the world. It includes a detailed section on the Entebbe rescue. This appears to be one of the only accounts of the Entebbe raid written by a U.S. military officer.

Avner, Yehuda. The Prime Ministers: An Intimate Narrative of Israeli Leadership. 3rd ed. New Milford, CT: Toby Press, 2010.

The Prime Ministers is an insider's memoir of Israeli politics and governmental decisionmaking from 1948 to the present, written by a former Israeli political adviser, speechwriter and diplomat. It includes interesting commentary on the Entebbe rescue.

Ben-Porat, Yeshayahu, Eitan Haber, and Zeev Schiff. Entebbe Rescue. New York, NY: Delacorte Press, 1977.

Entebbe Rescue is one of the earliest books about the Entebbe raid. It was written in a journalistic style by three of Israel's leading newspaper reporters.

Betser, Moshe, and Robert Rosenberg. Secret Soldier: The True Life Story of Israel's Greatest Commando. New York, NY: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1996.

This book is the personal memoir of a commander of the Sayeret Matkal commando unit, an elite special operations group of the Israeli Defense Force. In the book he discusses his own memories of his own role in the Entebbe mission. This is the only book written about the role of this commando unit that does not focus largely on Yoni Netanyahu.

Dunstan, Simon. Israel's Lightning Strike: The Raid on Entebbe, 1976. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2009.

Israel's Lightning Strike differs from many of the other books about the Entebbe raid because it is by a filmmaker. The book focuses on the historical significance of the military tactics of the raid.

Hastings, Max. Yoni, Hero of Entebbe. New York: Dial Press/J. Wade, 1979....
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