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Bridgeton incident: Historic humiliation of US


On July 24, 1987, special unit under the command of General Nader Mahdavi laid a string of some ten mines on the passage of the -flagged super , Bridgeton. Although it was under American heavy escort, Bridgeton collided with a 13 miles of Farsi Island. The caused a 43-square-meter dent in the body of the oil tanker.

The Bridgeton incident is seen as a great victory for and a historic humiliation for as it demonstrated that the Iranian forces, already engaged in a frustrating war, could inflict heavy blows on the so-called most powerful army in the world.



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