Benghazi

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port in northern Libya on the Gulf of Sidra

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Enquiries about the last dozen or so left behind revealed that they had been on the submarine lying in Benghasi Harbour which was sunk with all hands.
The Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya has been off-limits to US citizens since 1986, when Libyan agents blew up a Berlin discotheque frequented by American servicemen, and the Reagan administration retaliated by bombing residential areas of Tripoli and Benghasi, killing 101 people including Gadaffi's adopted daughter.
Sydney Jary, aged 81, wrote the first chapter of the book that was to become 18 Platoon while stationed in Benghasi, north Africa, after the war but only completed it about 40 years later in the 1980s.