Revolutionary Organization 17 November/(November 17) Terrorist Organizations // Revolutionary Organization 17 November/(November 17)



The group is named for the Nov. 17, 1973, bloody student uprising against the Greek military junta. The terrorist group was established soon after that. In 1975, November 17 claimed responsibility for the assassination of the CIA station chief in Greece, Richard Welch. From 1975 to 1986, the group carried out six other attacks, using the same .45-caliber handgun.   Bombings were added to the group's repertoire in the 1980s, and attacks became more sophisticated. The group targeted...

 

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