At the time Barak was deputy military chief and Ylon was head of the elite commando unit Sayeret
In the interview, Lev said he was part of the Sayeret
Matkal team tasked with the mission.
At the time, Barak was deputy military chief and Yaalon was head of the Sayeret
A report, published in Israel's Yediot Aharonot, said the operation was planned by the Mossad spy agency and carried out by the Sayeret
Matkal elite commando unit.
The intelligence part of the assassination was overseen by the Mossad [Israeli intelligence], and the operational side was carried out by Sayeret
Matkal [elite commando unit]," the paper reported.
The intelligence part of the assassination was overseen by the Mossad, and the operational side was carried out by Sayeret
Matkal," the paper said.
The chief military rabbinate long ago broke barriers and turned the IDF's activity from fighting out of necessity into a holy war," Vilan, who served 30 years ago in the army's elite Sayeret
Matkal commando unit with Binyamin Netanyahu, now prime minister, told Haaretz.
The Israeli counter-terrorism unit Sayeret
Matkal killed seven of the perpetrators and captured one.
Yonatan "Yoni" Netanyahu, commander of the elite and secretive Sayeret
Matkal special forces unit, was killed there leading the long-range airborne raid on Entebbe on July 4, 1976, to rescue hostages aboard a hijacked Air France Airbus.
IDF must rely on Sayeret
Samur, a commando unit, to do the job.
Pardo served in an elite unit of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Sayeret
Matkal, in the 1970s alongside Yonatan Netanyahu, brother of Benjamin who was killed in Entebbe.
Yoni Netanyahu, his elder by three years, served in Israel's elite Sayeret
Matkal unit, and was killed in 1976 during the rescue of a hijacked aircraft.