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  • Panama City, Panama
    Wednesday Dec 20, 1989

    Invasion of Panama

    Operation Nifty Package

    Panama City, Panama
    Wednesday Dec 20, 1989

    Operation Nifty Package was an operation launched by Navy SEALs to prevent Noriega's escape. They sank Noriega's boat and destroyed his jet, at a cost of four killed and nine wounded.




  • Colón, Panama
    Wednesday Dec 20, 1989

    Invasion of Panama

    Operations in Colon City

    Colón, Panama
    Wednesday Dec 20, 1989

    3d Bde, 7th Infantry Division (L) (4/17th Inf) began operations in Colon City, the Canal Zone, and Panama City.




  • Pacora River Bridge, Panama
    Wednesday Dec 20, 1989

    Invasion of Panama

    Securing Pacora River Bridge

    Pacora River Bridge, Panama
    Wednesday Dec 20, 1989

    Elements of 1st and 3rd Bn, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) conducted air assault and secured Pacora River Bridge preventing PDF reinforcements from reaching Omar Torrijos Airport and Panama City.




  • Gamboa, Panama
    Wednesday Dec 20, 1989

    Invasion of Panama

    Raid at Renacer Prison

    Gamboa, Panama
    Wednesday Dec 20, 1989

    The Raid at Renacer Prison was an attack on the El Renacer prison in Gamboa, Panama, by units of the 82nd Airborne Division of the US Army on 20 December 1989, during the United States invasion of Panama. During the raid the U.S. military was able to free the sixty-four prisoners held in the detention facility.




  • Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 20, 1989

    Invasion of Panama

    The official U.S. justification For The invasion

    Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 20, 1989

    The official U.S. justification for the invasion was articulated by President George H. W. Bush on the morning of 20 December 1989, a few hours after the start of the operation.




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