Warfare Operation Urgent Fury (The Invasion of Grenada, 1983)

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Files and other material seized during the multiservice, multinational Operation URGENT FURY, stacked outside the US Joint Detention Center

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Cuban weapons, including a recoilless rifle and mortars, captured during Operation URGENT FURY

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US forces score a direct hit on an enemy target during Operation URGENT FURY

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Grenadians participating in a search for casualties from a mental hospital that was destroyed by a bomb during Operation URGENT FURY
 
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A Marine sits against a wall drinking coconut milk as he takes a break from his participation in Operation URGENT FURY

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Cuban nationals sit in a holding area awaiting their departure from the island during Operation URGENT FURY


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A stone wall surrounding a mental hospital that was accidentally hit by a bomb during Operation URGENT FURY

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A Czechoslovakian made M53 12.7 mm quad anti-aircraft gun seized during Operation URGENT FURY
 
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An aerial view of the runway at Point Salines Airport during Operation URGENT FURY

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Grenadian children walk down a road behind US infantrymen during Operation URGENT FURY

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Boxes of explosives seized by US military personnel during Operation URGENT FURY

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Cuban munitions captured during Operation URGENT FURY
 
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Stacks of Russian 7.62 mm ammunition seized during the multiservice, multinational Operation URGENT FURY

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Interior of a warehouse full of weapons and ammunition seized during Operation URGENT FURY

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A US serviceman uses a field radio during Operation URGENT FURY

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A portable power generator in use during the multiservice, multinational Operation URGENT FURY
 
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This was the first time the new Kevlar helmets were used in combat. The 82nd Airborne were the first to get them. Most WW2 veterans were around 60 years old at the time, and can remember their outrage at the shape of them. One said, I spent WW2 shooting people with helmets that looked like that!
 

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