As Promised ..... A Pictorial Essay ~ Gilad Shalit's Release from Hamas Captivity & His Homecoming ~20th Tishrei 5772 ~ 18th October 2011!
|First Class Sgt. Gilad Shalit .... Five Years On. |
1,941 Days in Hamas Captivity!!
Gilad Shalit was a 19 year old Solider who was serving in the Israeli Defence Forces. He was kidnapped by palestinian terrorists, Hamas, on the 25th June 2006, when they made an illegal incursion into Israeli territory. His partner was killed in the incident & Gilad has been held in Captivity Ever since. 1,941 Days Detained in a Dark, Dank Dungeon, kidnapped & wounded. Not even the Red Cross had access. Yesterday, Gilad Came Home!!
|Forced Interview for Egyptian TV |
Prior to Release
|The Handover to Israeli Custody|
|A Soldier Salutes!|
|Gilad looks Bewildered at Netanyahu's Welcome|
|A First Hug ... Reunited with Family|
A Celebration Day .... back to analyses tomorrow!