USS Cole - 40x40 Foot Hole

USS Cole - 40x40 Foot Hole American History Disasters Famous Historical Events Tragedies and Triumphs

U.S. Navy photograph of the USS Cole, depicts the bombing damage sustained at the Port of Aden, Yemen.  This image accompanied an article, published in the Washington Post, which provides the following details:

An image of the damage sustained to the USS Cole after a suspected terrorist bomb exploded during a refueling operation in the port of Aden, Yemen, on Oct. 12, 2000. Seventeen crew members were killed in the attack. Officials say Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, 46, an al-Qaeda leader, allegedly orchestrated the attack.

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U.S. Navy photograph.

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