Glass Shards from Embassy Bombing
Tanzania c. 1998
John E. Lange was serving as Chargé d’Affaires at U.S. Embassy Dar Es Salaam on August 7, 1998. That morning, he convened a meeting in his office with the Political-Economic Section which was cut short due to the bomb’s impact. Lange remembers feeling a deep rumble before an explosion rocked his office, shattering windows which flew like blades above his head in what he described as slow motion. Miraculously, he and the others in the room suffered only superficial injuries. This window film and glass shards were recovered from the office.
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