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The Resource The 50 worst terrorist attacks, Edward F. Mickolus and Susan L. Simmons

The 50 worst terrorist attacks, Edward F. Mickolus and Susan L. Simmons

Label
The 50 worst terrorist attacks
Title
The 50 worst terrorist attacks
Statement of responsibility
Edward F. Mickolus and Susan L. Simmons
Title variation
Fifty worst terrorist attacks
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the last 50 years, terrorists have committed hundreds of horrific acts of violence to further their causes. This accessible, single-volume text covers the most significant terrorist acts across contemporary history worldwide"--
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Mickolus, Edward F
Dewey number
363.32509
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6431
LC item number
.M487 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Simmons, Susan L
Series statement
Praeger security international
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  • Terrorism
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Terrorism
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / International Security
  • Terrorism
Label
The 50 worst terrorist attacks, Edward F. Mickolus and Susan L. Simmons
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes indexes.
  • Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-253) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- The 1960s -- The 1970s: -- March 31, 1970: Japan Airlines Flight 351 hijacking to North Korea -- September 6, 1970: Dawson's Field multiple aerial hijackings -- May 30, 1972: Machine gun attack in Lod Airport -- September 5, 1972: Munich Olympics attack -- May 15, 1974: Ma'alot massacre -- December 21, 1975: Vienna OPEC hostage-taking -- June 27, 1976: Entebbe -- October 6, 1976: Cubana Flight 455 bombing -- October 13, 1977: Landshut hijacking and GSG 9 rescue in Mogadishu -- March 16, 1978: Aldo Moro kidnapping -- August 27, 1979: Mountbatten assassination -- November 4, 1979: Iran hostage crisis -- November 20, 1979: Mecca Grand Mosque takeover -- The 1980s: -- August 2, 1980: Bologna train bombing -- October 6, 1981: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat assassination -- April 18, 1983: U.S. Embassy in Beirut bombing -- October 23, 1983: U.S. Marine and French paratrooper barracks in Lebanon bombing -- June 23, 1985: Air India Flight 182 bombing -- October 7, 1985: Achille Lauro seajacking -- April 5, 1986: Berlin La Belle discotheque bombing -- September 5, 1986: Pan Am 73 hijacking -- December 21, 1988: Lockerbie bombing -- September 19, 1989: French airline UTA 772 bombing -- The 1990s: -- March 17, 1992: Buenos Aires Israeli Embassy bombing -- February 26, 1993: World Trade Center bombing -- July 18, 1994: Buenos Aires AIMA bombing -- March 20, 1995: Tokyo subway sarin gas attack -- April 19, 1995: Oklahoma City bombing -- June 14, 1995: Budennovsk, Russia, hospital hostage-taking -- November 23, 1996: Ethiopian Airlines ET961 hijacking -- December 17, 1996: Japan Embassy in Peru takeover -- November 17, 1997: Luxor attack -- August 7, 1998: Tanzania and Kenya U.S. Embassy bombings -- August 15, 1998: Omagh, Northern Ireland, bombing -- The 2000s: -- October 12, 2000: Yemen USS Cole attack -- September 11, 2001: Al Qaeda U.S. World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Pennsylvania hijackings -- October 12, 2002: Indonesia Bali bombings -- October 23, 2002: Moscow theater takeover -- May 12, 2003: Riyadh western compound bombings -- February 27, 2004: Philippines Superferry 14 bombing -- March 11, 2004: Madrid train bombings -- August 24, 2004: Two Russian planes bombing -- September 1, 2004: Russia Beslan school takeover -- July 7, 2005: U.K. subway bombings -- July 23, 2005: Sharm el-Sheikh bombing -- November 26, 2008: India Mumbai attacks -- The 2010s: -- March 29, 2010: Russia Moscow subway bombings -- July 11, 2010: Uganda World Cup bombings -- January 16, 2013: Algerian gas plant takeover -- September 21-24, 2013: Nairobi, Kenya, Westgate Shopping Mall attack -- The worst 51-68: -- September 4, 1969: Brazil U.S. Ambassador Burke Elbrick kidnapping -- March 1, 1973: Sudan U.S. Ambassador Cleo Noel assassination -- December 27, 1974: U.S. Ambassador Shelton party attack -- December 23, 1975: CIA Chief of Station/Athens Richard Welch assassination -- March 9, 1977: Takeover of Washington, D.C., buildings -- September 5, 1977: Hans-Martin Schleyer kidnapping and assassination -- 1978-1995: Unabomber -- 1985-1986: Lebanon kidnapping of Westerners -- January 25, 1993: CIA headquarters Route 123 entrance attack -- 2001: Anthrax attacks -- February 27, 2002: India Sabarmati express train firebombing -- March 2, 2004: Baghdad and Karbala Mosques attack -- October 7, 2004: Sinai Hilton Taba Hotel suicide bombing -- July 11, 2006: India Mumbai train bombings -- September 20, 2008: Islamabad Marriott Hotel bombing -- December 30, 2009: Afghanistan bombing of CIA Khost base -- October 31, 2010: Iraq Our Lady of Salvation Church takeover -- July 22, 2011: Oslo shooting and bombing spree -- Unsuccessful attempts: -- May 13, 1981: Attempted papal assassination -- January 1995: Bojinka planned bombing of 10 U.S.-bound planes -- December 15, 1999: Planned millennium bombing of Space Needle and airport -- December 22, 2001: Shoe bomber -- 2003: Mubtakkar chemical weapons attack on NYC subway -- August 10, 2006: Planned liquid bombings of U.K. to U.S. planes -- December 25, 2009: Underwear bomber -- May 1, 2010: Would-be bombing of Times Square -- October 29, 2010: Printer toner cartridge bombs on planes -- February 17, 2012: Would-be suicide bomber at U.S. Capitol -- Bibliography -- Country index -- Name and group index
Control code
ocn856053804
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xx, 264 pages
Isbn
9781440828270
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014004392
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781440828270
  • (OCoLC)856053804
Label
The 50 worst terrorist attacks, Edward F. Mickolus and Susan L. Simmons
Publication
Note
  • Includes indexes.
  • Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-253) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- The 1960s -- The 1970s: -- March 31, 1970: Japan Airlines Flight 351 hijacking to North Korea -- September 6, 1970: Dawson's Field multiple aerial hijackings -- May 30, 1972: Machine gun attack in Lod Airport -- September 5, 1972: Munich Olympics attack -- May 15, 1974: Ma'alot massacre -- December 21, 1975: Vienna OPEC hostage-taking -- June 27, 1976: Entebbe -- October 6, 1976: Cubana Flight 455 bombing -- October 13, 1977: Landshut hijacking and GSG 9 rescue in Mogadishu -- March 16, 1978: Aldo Moro kidnapping -- August 27, 1979: Mountbatten assassination -- November 4, 1979: Iran hostage crisis -- November 20, 1979: Mecca Grand Mosque takeover -- The 1980s: -- August 2, 1980: Bologna train bombing -- October 6, 1981: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat assassination -- April 18, 1983: U.S. Embassy in Beirut bombing -- October 23, 1983: U.S. Marine and French paratrooper barracks in Lebanon bombing -- June 23, 1985: Air India Flight 182 bombing -- October 7, 1985: Achille Lauro seajacking -- April 5, 1986: Berlin La Belle discotheque bombing -- September 5, 1986: Pan Am 73 hijacking -- December 21, 1988: Lockerbie bombing -- September 19, 1989: French airline UTA 772 bombing -- The 1990s: -- March 17, 1992: Buenos Aires Israeli Embassy bombing -- February 26, 1993: World Trade Center bombing -- July 18, 1994: Buenos Aires AIMA bombing -- March 20, 1995: Tokyo subway sarin gas attack -- April 19, 1995: Oklahoma City bombing -- June 14, 1995: Budennovsk, Russia, hospital hostage-taking -- November 23, 1996: Ethiopian Airlines ET961 hijacking -- December 17, 1996: Japan Embassy in Peru takeover -- November 17, 1997: Luxor attack -- August 7, 1998: Tanzania and Kenya U.S. Embassy bombings -- August 15, 1998: Omagh, Northern Ireland, bombing -- The 2000s: -- October 12, 2000: Yemen USS Cole attack -- September 11, 2001: Al Qaeda U.S. World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Pennsylvania hijackings -- October 12, 2002: Indonesia Bali bombings -- October 23, 2002: Moscow theater takeover -- May 12, 2003: Riyadh western compound bombings -- February 27, 2004: Philippines Superferry 14 bombing -- March 11, 2004: Madrid train bombings -- August 24, 2004: Two Russian planes bombing -- September 1, 2004: Russia Beslan school takeover -- July 7, 2005: U.K. subway bombings -- July 23, 2005: Sharm el-Sheikh bombing -- November 26, 2008: India Mumbai attacks -- The 2010s: -- March 29, 2010: Russia Moscow subway bombings -- July 11, 2010: Uganda World Cup bombings -- January 16, 2013: Algerian gas plant takeover -- September 21-24, 2013: Nairobi, Kenya, Westgate Shopping Mall attack -- The worst 51-68: -- September 4, 1969: Brazil U.S. Ambassador Burke Elbrick kidnapping -- March 1, 1973: Sudan U.S. Ambassador Cleo Noel assassination -- December 27, 1974: U.S. Ambassador Shelton party attack -- December 23, 1975: CIA Chief of Station/Athens Richard Welch assassination -- March 9, 1977: Takeover of Washington, D.C., buildings -- September 5, 1977: Hans-Martin Schleyer kidnapping and assassination -- 1978-1995: Unabomber -- 1985-1986: Lebanon kidnapping of Westerners -- January 25, 1993: CIA headquarters Route 123 entrance attack -- 2001: Anthrax attacks -- February 27, 2002: India Sabarmati express train firebombing -- March 2, 2004: Baghdad and Karbala Mosques attack -- October 7, 2004: Sinai Hilton Taba Hotel suicide bombing -- July 11, 2006: India Mumbai train bombings -- September 20, 2008: Islamabad Marriott Hotel bombing -- December 30, 2009: Afghanistan bombing of CIA Khost base -- October 31, 2010: Iraq Our Lady of Salvation Church takeover -- July 22, 2011: Oslo shooting and bombing spree -- Unsuccessful attempts: -- May 13, 1981: Attempted papal assassination -- January 1995: Bojinka planned bombing of 10 U.S.-bound planes -- December 15, 1999: Planned millennium bombing of Space Needle and airport -- December 22, 2001: Shoe bomber -- 2003: Mubtakkar chemical weapons attack on NYC subway -- August 10, 2006: Planned liquid bombings of U.K. to U.S. planes -- December 25, 2009: Underwear bomber -- May 1, 2010: Would-be bombing of Times Square -- October 29, 2010: Printer toner cartridge bombs on planes -- February 17, 2012: Would-be suicide bomber at U.S. Capitol -- Bibliography -- Country index -- Name and group index
Control code
ocn856053804
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xx, 264 pages
Isbn
9781440828270
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014004392
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781440828270
  • (OCoLC)856053804

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