Beirut bombing, 35 years ago, Oct. 23

A Marine assigned to guard the perimeter around the destroyed BLT Building crouched down as unexploded ordinance began popping just a few feet from where we were standing. For a few brief seconds the Marine was moved by the emotions of the day as he wiped away a teardrop from his eye. He was wemotional for just three seconds at most. He then resumed his role,[/caption]]]>