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No Mission is Impossible

The Death-Defying Missions of the Israeli Special Forces

Michael Bar-Zohar Nissim Mishal



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02 November 2015
No Mission is Impossible is an episodic treatment of the greatest missions of the Israeli Special Forces, characterized by its lead piece, an intriguing story of the rescue of 200 hijacked airline passengers at Entebbe, Uganda. This book is something of a sequel to Bar-Zohar's previous work, Mossad which investigated the world's most enigmatic intelligence service. A good number of the major characters in No Mission is Impossible have ended up in significant high offices in Israel, becoming Presidents and Prime Ministers. It depicts major battles, raids in enemy territory, and death-defying commando missions; it shares the personal stories of simple soldiers and top commanders, and reveals the fears and hopes of young Israeli recruits. It tells mostly of victories, but also some awful failures.
By:   Michael Bar-Zohar
With:   Nissim Mishal
Imprint:   Vintage
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 232mm,  Width: 153mm,  Spine: 30mm
Weight:   502g
ISBN:   9780857987143
ISBN 10:   0857987143
Pages:   352
Publication Date:   02 November 2015
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Michael Bar-Zohar (Author) Michael Bar-Zohar is the author of more than 35 books of fiction and non-fiction that have been translated into 18 languages. He was a member of the Knesset (the Israeli Parliament), an envoy to the Council of Europe, a former advisor to General Moshe Dayan, a Professor at Haifa University in Israel and Emory in Atlanta, and is a Chevalier of the Legion D'Honneur. He is Israeli's foremost expert in espionage - his novel Enigma, was made into a feature film in 2001, starring Sam Neill. Bar-Zohar is the official biographer of David-Ben Gurion, Shimon Peres, and Isser Harel - the legendary Director of the Mossad.

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