Operation Épaulard I
Operation Épaulard 1 (Operation Orca 1) was a military operation undertaken on the behalf of the French Foreign Legion to land soldiers in Beirut, Lebanon on August 21, 1982 during the Lebanese Civil War.
They were part of the Multinational Force in Lebanon, a multinational force including Italy and the United States, which aimed to intervene in the widening conflict in Lebanon and protect French assets and civilians.
- Eric Lefèvre (1982). Opération Epaulard 1, Beyrouth, 21 août-13 septembre 1982. Charles-Lavauzelle. ISBN 978-2-7025-0020-0. (French)
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