06.10.2011 09.Cheschwan. 5772
To commemorate 25 years since his capture, family unveils journal entries from Arad's first weeks in captivity in Lebanon.
To commemorate 25 years since his capture, Israel Air Force navigator Ron Arad’s family will release previously unseen pages of a journal that he kept during his first weeks in captivity in Lebanon, Channel 2 news reported on Saturday.
Arad wrote the collection of letters, most of which were intended for his wife Tami and daughter Yuval, shortly after his capture by the Shi’ite Amal group in Lebanon on October 16, 1986. In the handwritten entries, Arad describes his longing to be reunited with his family, and promises to return home….