Operation Épaulard I
Operation Épaulard 1 (Operation Orca 1) was a military operation undertaken on the behalf of the 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment 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 United States Armed Forces, Italian Armed Forces and British Armed Forces, 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 (in French). Charles-Lavauzelle. ISBN 978-2-7025-0020-0.
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