The strange thing is that the alleged coup plotters were middle-aged immigrants, who had made good lives for themselves in America over the course of decades, with careers, wives, children, savings, suburban houses, and citizenship. The Gambia Freedom League attempted to kill Jammeh with about a dozen fighters and small arms they had smuggled into the country. However, when they charged at the presidential mansion, expecting support from covert allies inside, they were met instead with a volley of bullets. At least four were killed.Facebook. The Gambia’s overseas diaspora amounts to maybe 70,000 people worldwide, and the Census Bureau
There were about 240 passengers that had died in the terrifying plane crash. 189 of those passengers were American. Eleven citizens of Lockerbie were also killed. At first, no one had a clue about what had caused the crash, but later found that it must have been a suitcase bomb on the plane. This was figured out because the debris was spread out like it would be from an explosion.
Without Remorse is the fourth book written in Tom Clancy’s best selling Jack Ryan series that have sold millions of copies around the world. The plot starts off with John Kelly. He is demolishing an oil rig damaged in Hurricane Camille with an Under Water Demolition Team. In the process of driving to pick him up, his pregnant wife Patricia is hit and killed by an eighteen wheeler. At the same time, Air Force Colonel Robin Zacharias is shot down in his F-105 in North Vietnam during a Wild Weasel strike.
Two American airline jets where hijacked and struck into the sides of each of the twin towers in New York, New York. There where 19 attackers, or hijackers in the attack. Of the 19 attackers, 15 of them where Saudi Arabian. (Vick,1) There superior or leader of the attack went by the name Osama Bin Ladin. In the tragic event of what is now known as 9/11, just about 2,900 souls where lost .
The afternoon of January thirteenth in 1982 change the aviation system forever. Air Florida flight 90 was scheduled to take off in Washington D.C. and land in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The airplane did not make it to the destination, it stop working in mid air after less than one mile from the airport and 20 seconds in the air. There are many conspiracy theories around the accident but they are irrelevant and in this paper I am going to try to explain in an understandable way all that happened that tragic day. I will explain that there are many factors that led to the accident affecting hundreds of people.
In today 's society terrorism, war and drug operations are normal to see in our headlines. How do we prepare or how do we defend our nation from these things? September 11th, 2001 was an event in history that Americans will never forget. Four terrorists from the same terrorist group hijacked four different planes two of which crashed into the well-known World Trade Center Towers, another crashing into the Pentagon and the fourth crashing in a field in Pennsylvania, most likely heading toward the white house. Many lives were lost, families broken apart and many people were looking for answers.
In September 2011 a big event happened in the United State in New York City, where 19 terrorists from al-Qaeda took the place of the people that are flying the plane and make the dead of 2,977 people in the twin towers because it collapsed in the towers (www.911memorial.org). From the day on the Muslim people are discriminated because they are cataloged that they are terrorists, they have to be separate from other communities, people don 't want them in the country and want to deport them. “In the “Invitation to a Dialogue: Being Muslim in America” Jenan A. Matari said that many people like her that are “diverse” have been tagged as the less important people and their rights and safety are taken away because they government and the people who are higher than them order it. This means that they were not accepted and also by the government because they
Chapter – The Comeback September 11, 2001, an infamous date in recent history, whereby a well-planned and coordinated terrorist assault was carried out on the World Trade Centre (WTC) in New York City and the Pentagon building in Washington D.C. A fourth attack was foiled when the passengers on-board the aircraft prevented the hijackers from hitting a fourth target, possibly the White House or the Capitol Building – the plane crashed in the Pennsylvania countryside 13. The World Trade Centre was built in 1970 and housed more than 430 companies from 28 different countries, engaging in a wide spectrum of commercial activities, including financial services, transportation, insurance, trade, import/export and foreign government. On a normal workday, the World Trade Centre hosted up to 50,000 personnel, and an additional 40,000 visited the complex12. In 1993 the World Trade Centre experienced its first terrorist attack when a large bomb exploded in the subterranean parking area. Six people were killed and more than a thousand injured7.
Our country just lost loved ones, some with bright minds, and kind hearts. In the case of flight 93, men and women sacrificed their lives that day to either make sure a plane went down in a field instead of hitting the Pentagon. New York City police officers and firemen went into the towers to help save others, without fear for their own lives. We should not forget the citizens who lost their lives in those four planes or the others that worked that day in the Twin Towers. People theses days will never forget truly the emptiness they felt and continue to feel for all these people who lost their lives to terrorists.