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Lockerbie : the story and the lessons

Author: Rodney Wallis
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The explosion of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in December 1988, is a tragedy that never should have happened. Rodney Wallis, an expert in aviation security matters, warned the industry one year before the bombing that transfer of baggage from one airline to another represented the prime opportunity for terrorist activity. As a remedy to this weak link in security, Wallis urged the adoption of
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wallis, Rodney, 1933-
Lockerbie.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001
(OCoLC)654151965
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Wallis
ISBN: 0275964930 9780275964931
OCLC Number: 40403721
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 177 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Sabotage 1 --
Chapter 2 Growing Threat of Terrorism 17 --
Chapter 3 Bombing of Pan Am 103 27 --
Chapter 4 Search and Recovery 37 --
Chapter 5 Governmental Inquiries 45 --
Chapter 6 Indictments 59 --
Chapter 7 Families' Search for the Truth 67 --
Chapter 8 Trial: Fact Witnesses 81 --
Chapter 9 Trial: Deposition Witnesses 103 --
Chapter 10 Trial: Expert Testimony 123 --
Chapter 11 Appeals 135 --
Chapter 12 Conspiracy Theories 143 --
Chapter 13 Post-Lockerbie 149.
Responsibility: Rodney Wallis.
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The story of the Lockerbie tragedy from the build-up of the terrorist threat in the summer of 1988 to the indictment of Libyan agents for their part in the bombing. It examines the facts surrounding  Read more...

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