Grenada Thanksgiving

Operation Urgent Fury Today Grenada celebrates its Grenada Thanksgiving, but it is not to be confused by the American Thanksgiving with turkey and cranberry sauce. Instead, the Grenada Thanksgiving is a celebration of when the US-led invasion codenamed 'Operation Urgent Fury' landed in Grenada in 1983.   The Coup Grenada achieved its independence from the UK in 1974. In 1979 the socialist dictator Maurice Bishop overthrew the...

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Grenada Thanksgiving

Today Grenada celebrates its Thanksgiving, but it is not to be confused by the American Thanksgiving with turkey and cranberry sauce. Instead the Grenada Thanksgiving is a celebration of when the US-led invasion codename Operation Urgent Fury landed in Grenada in 1983. Grenada achieved its independence from the UK in 1974. In 1979 the socialist dictator Maurice Bishop overthrew the democratic government in a...

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