The Untold Story of U.S. Pilots Who Flew for Israel in 1948 | Daily Planet | Air & Space Magazine

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Comment by tonytran2015: Quotation of facts for historical preservation.

…Equally fascinating is Al Schwimmer, a TWA employee who bought a surplus C-46 for $5,000. He eventually smuggled that and about 30 other aircraft to Israel when the nation was under an embargo that prevented it from purchasing weapons. Convicted of violating the U.S. Neutrality Act, Schwimmer lost his U.S. citizenship and remained in Israel. President Clinton pardoned him in 2001.

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