Beirut

The Rhode Island Nine of the Beirut Bombing

The Rhode Island Nine of the Beirut Bombing This Friday October 23rd will mark 37 years since the terrorist attack on the Marine Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. 241 Marines and Sailors lost their lives that day, all members of Battalion Landing Team 1/8 (BLT). From the rubble rose many wounded and with them, stories of …

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Beirut

Beirut bombing: Here is what we know

A massive explosion rocked the city of Beirut Tuesday, August 4th 2020. The blast was reportedly in the port district of the Lebanese capital. Lebanon’s health minister, Hamad Hasan, has confirmed there are multiple injuries and extensive property damage. There are reports of a second, smaller explosion. However, those have not been confirmed. The suspected …

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Marine History 101: Beirut and Grenada

October 1983 is a significant month in the history of the United States Marine Corps. It tells a story of loss, victory, and brotherhood. It is a month whose story is written over the course of almost two years; not by one, or two, but five of the Corps’ infantry units. If you came into …

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