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America Attacks Libya (1986) | A Day That Shook the World

Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:39 am
by jfko6
A Day That Shook the World recalls the days of the 20th century that proved to be era-defining and pivotal in the course of modern history. These are the days on which political revolutions, technological breakthroughs, and sporting triumphs took place, and whose effects were felt the world-over. Beginning with the funeral of Queen Victoria and recounting such iconic events as the Hindenburg airship disaster and the Cuban Missile Crisis, the series also contains concise overviews of more recent events such as the Asian Tsunami and the 2012 Olympic bid. Narrated by John Humphrys.
America Attacks Libya (1986). A Day that Shook the World. America Bombs Civilian Compound - Code-named Operation El Dorado Canyon, comprised the joint United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps air-strikes against Libya on April 15, 1986. The attack was in response to a terrorist attack in the La Belle discothèque, West Berlin. The nightclub was a regular hangout for US soldiers. Of the 233 affected, 3 were dead, 2 of which were US sergeants. 72 US servicemen were injured, some with permanent disabilities.

A Day That Shook The World is the classic series that recalls the days of the 20th century that proved to be era-defining and pivotal in the course of modern history.