Definitions for "1973 Israeli raid on Lebanon"
The 1973 Israeli raid on Lebanon (code-named Operation Spring of Youth) took place on the night of April 9 and early morning of April 10, 1973 when Israel Defense Forces special forces units attacked several PLO targets in Beirut and Sidon, Lebanon. This raid was part of the larger Operation Wrath of God, which aimed at avenging the 1972 Munich Olympics Massacre, and had a shocking effect on the PLO.