US Planes Attack Tripoli

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HistoryCentral.com > World History > Middle East > 1986- US Planes Attack Tripoli

1986- US Planes Attack Tripoli

After a terrorist attack in Germany, during which an American serviceman was killed, the United States launched an air attack on Libya. Targets were hit in Tripoli and Benghazi. Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi's headquarters were also hit.