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Hyde Park bomb

Hyde Park bomb

A large nail bomb hidden in a car parked on South Carriage Drive exploded as the Queen's Life Guard passed.  It was set by the IRA and probably controlled remotely.  Four members of The Blues and R...

Event, Terrorism, Tragedy

2 memorials

Jacob Lepidus

Jacob Lepidus

Anarchist. During the so-called 'Tottenham Outrage' (see there for the full, exciting, story) Lepidus and his henchman Paul Helfeld (or Hefeld) commandeered a tram. The picture is not a photograph ...

Person, Terrorism, Balkans

1 memorial

Lockerbie bombing

Lockerbie bombing

Pan Am 103 flying Heathrow to New York's JFK was destroyed by a bomb over Lockerbie, Scotland. 270 were killed: 243 passengers, 16 crew, 11 on the ground.

Event, Terrorism, Tragedy, Scotland

1 memorial

murder of 11 Israeli athletes at Munich Olympics

murder of 11 Israeli athletes at Munich Olympics

Early on the morning of 5th September 1972 eight members of Black September, a Palestinian terrorist organization, took hostage 11 members of the Israeli Olympic team.  By the end of the day all th...

Event, Terrorism, Tragedy

1 memorial

Regent's Park bomb

Regent's Park bomb

A bomb was hidden underneath the bandstand, possibly weeks in advance, with a timer set for the particular concert by the band of the 1st battalion Royal Green Jackets. Seven bandsmen were killed, ...

Event, Terrorism, Tragedy

1 memorial

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