Uss cole is the 17 th arleigh burke class guided uss donald cook (ddg 75 security rules in effect the day the uss cole was attacked by terrorists in yemen. Lessons from the uss cole bombing coal mine worker harald kraps looks at a photographer after finishing work at the coal mine in in light of the cole attack. Aptn at sea - file 1 front view of uss cole sailing 2 various interior shots of crew at work on board 3 aerial shot of uss cole sailing aptn aden. At 12:15 pm local time, a motorized rubber dinghy loaded with explosives blows a 40-by-40-foot hole in the port side of the uss cole, a us navy destroyer that was refueling at aden, yemen seventeen sailors were killed and 38 wounded in the attack, which was carried out by two suicide terrorists alleged to be members of saudi exile osama bin laden’s al qaeda terrorist network.
Battleship bombing in gulf of aiden foreshadows 9/11. Description the navy welcomes uss cole is repaired after attack the uss cole now joins the uss enterprise battle group fully restored and ready to fight. On october 12, 2000, suicide terrorists exploded a small boat alongside the uss cole as it was refueling in the yemeni port of aden, killing 17 american sailors.
Uss cole memorial the uss cole memorial dedication ceremony was conducted at naval station norfolk virginia on october 12, 2001 commemorating the one-year anniversary of the terrorist attack in aden, yemen. Retired us navy lt cmdr bob overturf was part of the uss cole crew of nearly 300 and survived the blast that claimed the lives of 17 sailors.
Newly declassified documents show the frustrations of top white house counterterrorism officials over the us failure to respond to al-qaida’s october 2000 bombing of the uss cole despite evidence that osama bin laden was reading poetry about the murderous attack and publicly taking credit for it. Remembering the uss cole, a decade after the naval destroyer was attacked : the two-way on oct 12, the state-of-the-art vessel was attacked by two al-qaida operatives, piloting a small boat filled with explosives. Norfolk, va (wavy) -- family and friends along with service members, past and present, gathered at the uss cole memorial thursday morning for a remembrance ceremony seventeen years ago 17 sailors lost their lives on board the uss cole and 37 were injured members of al-qaeda attacked the norfolk.
Us navy deploys guided missile destroyer uss cole off the navy has sent the guided missile destroyer cole to the gulf of aden in response to the attack on the. Twelve years ago, the american warship uss cole was the target of a successful terrorist attack when it made a brief stop in the port of aden, yemen this was one of only four attacks attributed to al qaeda prior to 9/11, according to a 2004 us government report.
Norfolk, va (nns) -- seventeen sailors killed aboard guided-missile destroyer uss cole (ddg 67) when it was attacked by terrorists in the yemeni port of aden 11 years ago on this date were honored in a ceremony oct 12, 2011. Attack on the uss cole introduction dec 12: the british embassy in sana'a was bombed by the same elements who attacked uss cole a day earlier. Obama frees uss cole bombing terrorist american lives don’t the uss cole attack sent a message to islamic terrorists that american lives did not matter to our. The suicide bomb attack on the uss cole killed 17 us sailors and injured at least 40 the two bombers responsible for the attack were identified as ibrahim al-thawr and abdullah al-misawa, both from yemen.
The uss cole bombing was a suicide attack against the united states navy destroyer uss cole on october 12, 2000, while it was harbored and refueled in the yemen port of aden seventeen american sailors were killed, and 39 were injured this event was the deadliest attack against a united states naval vessel since 1987. Us navy identifies victims in uss cole attack dead after thursday's bombing attack on a us hole in the side of the destroyer uss cole. The man at the helm of the uss cole when it was attacked by an al qaeda cell in 2000 said last month's release of a guantanamo bay detainee linked to the bombers denies justice to the 17 people killed aboard the ship. Terrorists attacked the uss cole during a scheduled refueling stop in aden, yemen, on oct 12, 2000 a small boat carrying explosives rammed the cole, ripping a 40-by-40 foot hole in its side, killing 17 us navy personnel and injuring many more.Download