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

Members of the 82nd Airborne Division encounter a group of Grenadians while on patrol during Operation URGENT FURY. The soldier in the foreground is carrying a portable field radio.

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Members of the 82nd Airborne Division take a break while setting up an M29 81 mm mortar during Operation URGENT FURY.

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An aerial view of the approach to Point Salines Airport, taken during Operation URGENT FURY.

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A sign indicates the entrance to the Richmond Hill Institutions.

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A member of the 16th Military Police Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps, stands guard at a prisoner of war holding area at Point Salines Airport during Operation URGENT FURY. His position is equipped with a tripod-mounted M60 machine gun.

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Members of the 82nd Airborne Division head out on patrol during Operation URGENT FURY.

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Members of the 82nd Airborne Division patrol a road in an M151 light utility vehicle during Operation URGENT FURY. An M60 machine gun is mounted on the vehicle.

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A member of the 82nd Airborne Division prepares to attach the tracker assembly to the launch tube of an M47 Dragon anti-tank weapon during Operation URGENT FURY. The soldier on the right has an M203 40 mm grenade launcher attached to his M16A1 rifle.

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Members of the 82nd Airborne Division pause while on patrol during Operation URGENT FURY.

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Members of the 82nd Airborne Division break into a building to conduct a search during Operation URGENT FURY. In addition to their M16A1 rifles, the soldiers are carrying M72 light anti-tank weapons.

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82nd Airborne Division artillery-men prepare projectiles for their M102 105 mm howitzer during Operation URGENT FURY.
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82nd Airborne Division artillerymen prepare to load a round into their M102 105 mm howitzer during a fire mission in support of Operation URGENT FURY.

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An M561 Gama Goat truck loaded with supplies prepares to pull away from a C-141B Starlifter aircraft parked on the flight line at Point Salines Airport during Operation URGENT FURY. The truck is being operated by members of the 82nd Airborne Division.

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A wounded soldier is evacuated from the island during Operation URGENT FURY.
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A corpsman checks on a wounded soldier who has just arrived by helicopter aboard the amphibious assault ship USS GUAM (LPH 9) during Operation URGENT FURY.

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A member of the 82nd Airborne Division operates communications equipment while a member of the Eastern Caribbean Defense Force looks on during Operation URGENT FURY.
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An aerial view of Fort Frederick showing damage sustained during Operation Urgent Fury.

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An aerial view of Fort George showing damage sustained during Operation Urgent Fury.

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A view of damage sustained at Fort George during Operation Urgent Fury.

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