Today's Golden Oldie is a cartoon from 1983 ...twenty five years ago! Mr. Shuldig is in a supermarket pushing his shopping cart and checking his picnic shopping list.
Israelis rescue Entebbe hostages Israeli commandos have rescued 100 hostages, mostly Israelis or Jews, held by pro-Palestinian hijackers at Entebbe airport in Uganda.At about 0100 local time (2200GMT), Ugandan soldiers and the hijackers were taken completely by surprise when three Hercules transport planes landed after a 2,500-mile trip from Israel.About 200 elite troops ran out and stormed the airport building.During a 35-minute battle, 20 Ugandan soldiers and all seven hijackers died along with three hostages.
"This operation will certainly be inscribed in the annals of military history, in legend and in national tradition."- Yitzhak Rabin, Israeli Prime Minister