CHRONOLOGY OF BOMBINGS AND ACTIONS CARRIED OUT BY THE
WEATHER UNDERGROUND ORGANIZATION
• 1969: October, Chicago. Bombing of Haymarket police statue to remember the Martyrs.
• 1969: December, Chicago. Bombing of Chicago police cars in retaliation for the murder of Fred Hampton and Mark Clark.
• 1970: March, San Luis Obispo. Liberation of Timothy Leary from the California Men’s Colony Prison.
• 1970: May, Washington D.C. Bombing of National Guard Headquarters. In retaliation for the killings of anti-war protesters at
Jackson and Kent State Universities.
• 1970: June, New York City. Bombing of New York City Police Headquarters.
• 1970: July, San Francisco. Bombing of Presidio Army Base and Military Police Headquarters.
• 1970: August, Marin County. Bombing of Marin County Courthouse in retaliation for the murder of Jonathan Jackson, William
Christmas, and James McClain.
• 1970: October, Long Island. Bombing of Long Island City Courthouse in solidarity with the current New York prison revolts.
• 1970: October, Harvard. Bombing of the Harvard College war research Center for International Affairs. ( W.U. Women’s Brigade)
• 1971: March, Washington D.C. Bombing of the US Capitol in retaliation for the U.S. invasion of Laos.
• 1971: August, San Francisco. Bombing of the Department of Corrections in retaliation for the assassination of George Jackson.
• 1971: August, Sacramento. Bombing of the Office of California Prisons in retaliation for the assassination of George Jackson.
• 1971: September, Albany. Bombing of the Department of Corrections offices in retaliation for the brutal assault against the Attica
• 1971: October, Michigan. Bombing of William Bundy’s office in the MIT research center.
• 1972: May, Washington D.C. Bombing of the Pentagon in retaliation for new U.S. bombing raid in Hanoi.
• 1973: May, New York. Bombing of the 103rd precinct of the New York City police in retaliation against the murder of Clifford
• 1973: September. Bombing of the ITT Latin America Headquarters in retaliation for the U.S. backed coup against the socialist
government of Chile.
• 1974: March, San Francisco. Bombing of the Federal Office of Health, Education, and Welfare. “ In the accompanying
communiqué the Women’s Brigade argues for the need for women to take control of daycare, healthcare, birth control and other
aspects of women’s daily lives.”
• 1974: July, Pittsburgh. Bombing of the executive headquarters of Gulf Oil for its brutality and greed in areas such as Angola and
• 1974: September, 11. Bombing of the Anaconda Corporation ( part of the Rockefeller corporation). This bombing was
retribution for Anacondas involvement in the coup that put Pinochet in power in Chile.
• 1975: January, Washington D.C. Bombing of the U.S. State Department.
• 1975: June. Bombing of Banco de Ponce ( a Puerto Rican bank) in support of the Puerto Rican struggle for self determination.
• 1975: September, Salt Lake City. Bombing of the Kennecott Corporation for its connections to Pinochet in Chile.
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