The Attack on U.S. Marines in Lebanon on October 23, 1983 Steven P. Olson

ISBN: 9780823938629

Published: January 1st 2003

Hardcover

64 pages


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The Attack on U.S. Marines in Lebanon on October 23, 1983  by  Steven P. Olson

The Attack on U.S. Marines in Lebanon on October 23, 1983 by Steven P. Olson
January 1st 2003 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 64 pages | ISBN: 9780823938629 | 4.61 Mb

Twelve Important Titles Detailing Some of the Most Horrifying Terrorist Attacks Around the World Terrorism hit home for most Americans on September 11, 2001, but teens may be surprised to learn that acts of terrorism have ravaged the world for years. This dramatic series reports the details of several of modern historys most horrifying terrorist acts, and includes current theories on why individuals or groups resort to terrorism. Each book describes a terrorist act in full detail, and contains information on post-attack investigations and trials and the attacks effect on history.

Late in 1983, a truck loaded with tons of dynamite was driven into military barracks where U.S. Marines, who were part of an international peacekeeping force in Beirut, lay sleeping. Olson tells the story of this terrorist attack by laying out in detail the complex history of the Middle East and the conflicts of the people who occupy it.

Readers will begin to gain insight into why terrorists resort to such violence, and also why Americans and the United States are often targets for terrorism.



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