Dan Shomron, Ex-IDF Chief and Entebbe Raid Commander, Dies at 70

[Ha'aretz] Former Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Dan Shomron, who presided over the famous 1976 Entebbe rescue operation, died Tuesday at age 70. Shomron served as chief of staff in 1987-1991, commanding the army through the first Palestinian intifada and the first Iraq war when Iraq fired Scud missiles at Israel.

2008-02-27 01:00:00

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