1978 Special

A Lebanese Army Saladin in 1978 most probably on their way to Kawkaba in Southern Lebanon (Thanks again Samer for the precisions)

A French SMUB Marmon during the first UNIFIL deployment in March 1978
The same Marmon in front of Tyre barracks
French troops of the 3rd RPIMa (3eme Régiment de Parachutistes d'Infanterie de Marine) being among the first units of the UNIFIL to be deployed, March 25, 1978.
Insignia of the French 3rd RPIMa (Collection Alain Laporte)
UNIFIL Beret Insignia (Collection Alain Laporte)
IDF and UNTSO meets in southern Lebanon, 7 km south of the city of Tyre during the 1978 clashes. Note the IDF M818 in the background. (Thanks for the localisation info Mathieu)

Source: Flickr  Credits: Hoodsie


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