Israeli Air Force Retaliates for Olympic Games Terrorist Attack

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The Israeli Air Force attacks ten PLO terrorist bases and naval installations in Lebanon and Syria. This military strike is made in retaliation for the terrorist attack that killed eleven Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich, Germany.

Estimates of the damage and casualties vary, but it's probably around 200 dead, including women and children, few if any of whom had any connection to the Munich terrorist attacks.

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