The Right to Life During Armed Conflict. An Examination of the Relationship Between Rights and Humanitarian Law
AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH
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On October 25, 1983, a United States Navy A-7 Corsair attackbomber from the aircraft carrier USS Independence bombed a complex approximately one- half mile east of the capitol city of St. Georges, Grenada, West Indies, during the United States, military intervention on the island. The particular target on that date was a compound that contained several structures, including two forts Fort Matthews and Fort Frederick. The Fort Frederick facility itself consisted of several buildings, two of which were particulary noteworthy the Richmond Hill Prison and the Richmond Hill Mental Hospital. Keywords Grenada, West Indies, Military operations, Warfare, Civilian casualties, Civilians.