Helmut Kohl visits wounded Marines, 1983
Stephanie James ©Stars and StripesWiesbaden, Germany, October, 1983: German Chancellor Helmut Kohl shakes hands with U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kevin D. Jiggetts, who was wounded in the Oct. 23 terrorist bombing of a barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, in which 241 American servicemembers (220 of them Marines) were killed. With Kohl on his visit to the U.S. Air Force hospital in Wiesbaden are Marine liaison officer 1st Lt. Charles Evans and, at right, the chancellor's interpreter.
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