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09-27-07, 06:00 AM
Out of Our Past
Battle Creek Enquirer, MI

25 years ago today, 1982: There are 1,800 Marines poised to land in Beirut to help the Lebanese government regain control of its own territory in Beirut as the Israelis depart. Decisions on what the Marines are to do and how and where are to be worked out among the French, Italian and U.S. ambassadors with Lebanese authorities.