SEPTEMBER 25, 1982
Two U.N. observers in Beirut are killed when their jeep strikes a land mine.
SEPTEMBER 30, 1982
A Marine is killed defusing a bomb near Beirut airport. He was part of the multinational force newly arrived in Lebanon.
APRIL 18, 1983
The U.S. embassy in Beirut is devastated when a flatbed truck loaded with 2,000 lbs. of explosives blows up, killing 17 Americans.
AUGUST 29, 1983
Two Marines die during a five-hour rocket and mortar barrage by Shi'ite militiamen.
SEPTEMBER 6, 1983
Artillery fire against the U.S. position kills two Marines.
OCTOBER 14-16, 1983
Two more Marines are...