U.S. Embassy in Beirut Bombed by Islamist Anti-American Terrorists

U.S. Embassy in Beirut Bombed by Islamist Anti-American Terrorists

US Embassy 3 days after the bombing
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United States Embassy Bombing: A truck bomb is driven into the U.S. embassy in Beirut, killing 17 Americans and 46 Lebanese. Among the American dead are 8 employees of the CIA.

This is the deadliest attack on a U.S. foreign mission to date and is generally regarded as the beginning of Islamist anti-American terrorist attacks.

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U.S. Embassy Bombing in Beirut 1983

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