Riding on an amtrak with US Marines in Lebanon, 1983.
at Kuwait Airport. note the oil stains on the car…
SPIE-rigging (Special Patrol Insertion/Extraction) in Beirut.
The author (top left hand corner) with Greek troops in the Ledra Palace Hotel in Nicosia, during the Turkish invasion of Cyprus.
Claude Salhani is helped into the Beirut Commodore Hotel after being injured in the foot by a 155mm phosphorous shell that crashed into the UPI office in Beirut on August 2, 1982. It was the worst day of the Israeli invasion with shells crashing on West Beirut at the rate of one every 4 seconds. UPI’s Vinnie Schodolski and Cynthia Nuckolls are helping Claude. Frank Dougherty is on the left.
Front row: (L to R) – Unidentified Lebanese Army officer, Gen. Tannoud, C-in-C. LAF
COl. James Mead, commander of the US contingent of the Multinational Force in Lebanon.
2nd row: Gen. Michel , commander of the French contingent, Italian officer.
3rd row: me.