Russian Jews Hail Hijack Rescue
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Russian Jews Hail Hijack Rescue

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A cable signed by four Leningrad Jews addressed to Chief of Staff David Elazar, received here last night, expressed greetings and best wishes to all those who took part in the “gallant and courageous operation of freeing the hijacked plane. We are proud of the dedication and devotion of our soldiers.”

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