They were forced to meet by the rivers of Babylon... In Israel, two Concorde jets take off for a UN conference that will finally bring peace to the Middle East. Covered by F-14 fighters, accompanied by security men, the planes carry warriors, pacifists, lovers, enemies, dignatories - and a bomb planted by a terrorist mastermind. Suddenly they're forced to crash-land at an ancient desert site. Here, with only a handful of weapons, the men and women of the peace mission must make a desperate stand against an army of crack Palestinian commandos - while the Israeli authorities desperately attempt a rescue bid. A story of compulsive excitement, rich in personal drama and political tension that must rank as one of the greatest of our times.Captain David Becker, pilot of El Al Concorde 02, sat in the Operations Room next to his First Officer, Moses Hess. ... On the other side of a glass partition in the Operations Room was the Dispatchera#39;s Office with its teletypes and weather maps. ... exceptionally tall man, and for that reason he had been denied fighter training in the American Air Force when he entered service at the start of the Korean War.
|Title||:||By The Rivers Of Babylon|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2008-09-04|