This Day n the Yesteryear: US BRIGADIER GENERAL JAMES DOZIER KIDNAPPED BY ITALIAN TERRORISTS (1981)

US Brigadier General James Dozier Kidnapped by Italian Terrorists (1981)

In 1981, US Brigadier General James Dozier was kidnapped from his apartment in Italy by men posing as plumbers. The kidnappers were members of the Red Brigades, an extreme left-wing terrorist organization that sought to undermine the Italian state and pave the way for Marxist upheaval. Dozier, who was serving as deputy chief of staff at NATO’s Southern European land forces headquarters in Verona, was the first American general ever abducted by a terrorist group. How long was he held captive? More… Discuss

 

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