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1983 attacks against U.S. and French forces

in Beirut, Lebanon

 

 

 

22 December 1983

 

2 bombs in Beirut kill 19

at a hotel and a French post


 

https://www.nytimes.com/1983/12/22/
world/2-bombs-in-beirut-kill-19-at-a-hotel-and-a-french-post.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 23, 1983

 

241

U.S. service personnel,

220 Marines

and 21 other service personnel,

are killed by a truck bomb

at a Marine compound

in Beirut, Lebanon

- source in next edition

 

 

 

A suicide bomber drives

a truck packed with explosives

into the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut,

killing 241 U.S. military personnel.

 

That same morning,

58 French soldiers were killed

in their barracks two miles away

in a separate suicide terrorist attack.

 

The U.S. Marines

were part of a multinational force

sent to Lebanon in August 1982

to oversee the Palestinian withdrawal

from Lebanon.

https://www.history.com/
this-day-in-history/beirut-barracks-blown-up - 4 February 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.mediapart.fr/studio/documentaires/international/
irak-destruction-d-une-nation-la-serie-documentaire-evenement - January 2021

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2019/05/24/
725852841/survivor-of-deadly-1983-beirut-bombing-we-don-t-talk-about-it-much

 

 

 

 

https://www.liberation.fr/planete/2010/09/21/
la-france-la-guerre-iran-irak-et-les-affaires
_680556/

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2008/10/18/
95824940/beirut-attack-recalled-as-new-chapter-in-terrorism

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/28/
world/middleeast/1983-beirut-bombing-supreme-court-iran.html

 

https://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/13/
world/meast/beirut-marine-barracks-bombing-fast-facts/

 

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2012/aug/16/
standard-chartered-sued-marines-bombing

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/27/
opinion/l27beirut.html

 

 

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/1983/12/08/
us/a-hero-s-welcome-for-beirut-troops.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/1983/11/18/
world/french-jets-raid-bases-of-militia-linked-to-attacks.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/1983/10/25/
nyregion/tuesday-october-25-1983-bombings-in-beirut.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/1983/10/25/
world/mitterrand-visits-beirut-barracks.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/1983/10/24/
world/beirut-death-toll-161-americans-french-casualties-rise-bombings-reagan-insists.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/1983/10/24/
nyregion/monday-october-24-1983-bombings-in-beirut.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/1983/10/23/
world/40-marines-are-reported-killed-in-beirut-as-bomb-levels-base-10-french-also-dead.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/1983/10/09/
world/france-reported-to-send-fighters-to-iraq-air-force.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/1983/09/16/
world/french-expected-to-sell-iraq-jets.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 18, 1983

 

United States embassy bombing

 

suicide bombing in Beirut, Lebanon,

that killed 32 Lebanese, 17 Americans,

and 14 visitors and passers-by.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
1983_United_States_embassy_bombing_in_Beirut - February 4, 2021

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/1983/04/19/
world/us-beirut-embassy-bombed-33-reported-killed-80-hurt-pro-iran-sect-admits-action.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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