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The true story that inspired the Netflix film The Red Sea Diving Resort.

In the early 1980s on a remote part of the Sudanese coast, a new luxury holiday resort opened for business. Catering for divers, it attracted guests from around the world. Little did the holidaymakers know that the staff were undercover spies, working for the Mossad - the Israeli secret service. 

Providing a front for covert night-time activities, the holiday village allowed the agents to carry out an operation unlike any seen before. What began with one cryptic message pleading for help, turned into the secret evacuation of thousands of Ethiopian Jews who had been languishing in refugee camps, and the spiriting of them to Israel. 

Written in collaboration with operatives involved in the mission, endorsed as the definitive account and including an afterword from the then Mossad director, this is the complete, never-before-heard, gripping tale of a top-secret and often hazardous operation.

©2020 Raffi Berg (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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Brilliant story, well read, 100% recommend

Brilliant story, well read, 100% recommend. Great story plenty of action and detail. better than the film

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Great book

so much more detail than the film, what a wild ride at times i almost felt i was there with them. you have to salute the brave people to undertook this operation.

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Interesting narrative of a story vaguely known

Great narration of an intriguing real event. Courage and dedication. Perhaps simplified in places, but too much detail would be a 48 hour book, I guess

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  • 09-01-22

Absolute gem

Incredible story not made in Hollywood. Amazing talent hard at work. So thankful for all those who save lives

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  • 16-11-21

monotonous narrator

Loved learning about this story....but it was a struggle all along with the monotonous voice of reader.

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  • JMD
  • 18-06-21

Loved it

This book was fantastic. Learning about the back story and main people who made this happen was amazing and the entire operation is just fascinating and the telling of it gripping and entertaining. It seems unbelievable, which makes it even more amazing that it is! I got the book after hearing a recorded zoom interview with the author and Dani, which was just as fantastic.

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  • Philip Gehman
  • 15-01-21

Gripping and interesting the whole way through!!

What an interesting account from beginning to end. It was breathtaking and exciting to hear the first hand account of this phenomenal story. I am so proud that somebody took the time to write this thorough and riveting story.