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Khobar Towers

Perry D. Jamieson

Khobar Towers

tragedy and response

by Perry D. Jamieson

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Published by Air Force History and Museums Program in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dhahran Military Housing Facility Bombing, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1996,
  • Terrorism -- Saudi Arabia,
  • Bombing investigation -- Saudi Arabia,
  • Dhahran Military Housing Facility Bombing, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1996,
  • Terrorism -- Saudi Arabia,
  • Saudi Arabia -- Relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Relations -- Saudi Arabia

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPerry D. Jamieson.
    ContributionsAir Force History and Museums Program (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6433.S33 J36 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16679988M
    LC Control Number2008010703

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The blast was head as far as 20 miles away, but it reverberated most loudly in the American press and the halls of the Author: Matthew P. Branigan.

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Nineteen Airmen were killed and hundreds more were wounded in the attack; of those killed, 12 were members of the 33rd Fighter Wing based out of Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. (Courtesy photo/Yancy Mailes). Synopsis: A little before hours on June 25th,a fuel truck converted into a truck bomb arrived at the USAF Khobar Towers facility and pulled into a lot that placed it next to building.

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Khobar Towers was a housing complex built by the Saudis in near the city of Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi. A highly confidential U.S. overture to Iran in summer foundered because the intelligence community and FBI believed members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards had a role in the infamous Khobar Towers bombing of Juneand because U.S.

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