Personal Items Belonging To Commander Yonaton Netanyahu Returned To The Family After 40 Years



Personal items belonging to Yoni Netanyahu, HY”D, at the time he was killed in the raid on Entebbe airport in Uganda in 1976, were returned to his family on Monday.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his brother Dr. Ido Netanyahu received the items from Yosef Shemesh, who had kept them since he and Yoni served together on the Golan Heights after the Yom Kippur War.

Among the items which the Prime Minister and his brother received were a commando knife, the Pesach Haggadah that Yoni read from, and which he mentions in his letters, his personal jumpsuit, books that he had given to Yosef Shemesh, a unit shirt, sleeping bag, gloves and compass.

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