The Capture of Torrijos Airport was a U.S military operation during the invasion of Panama. The goal of this operation was to capture the Panamanian air force, headquartered at the airport, and to close the airport to traffic coming into Panama.
The capture of Torrijos Airport was done by American paratroopers and rangers. During the operation 2 U.S rangers were wounded and 5 PDF soldiers were killed and 21 were captured.
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- "Modern Rangers | Panama". http://www.suasponte.com/m_panama.htm. Retrieved 2015-12-31.
- "Full text of "Soldiers in Panama: stories of Operation Just Cause"". https://archive.org/stream/soldma00unit/soldma00unit_djvu.txt. Retrieved 2015-12-31.
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