September 24, 2023

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has disclosed a possible risk to Queen Elizabeth II throughout her 1983 journey to america.

The paperwork had been launched this week on the FBI’s data web site. Queen Elizabeth II died final September after a 70-year reign.

The queen’s West Coast go to along with her husband, Prince Philip, included a cease in San Francisco in March 1983. The FBI stated {that a} San Francisco police officer who frequented a bar fashionable with sympathizers of the Irish Republican Military had obtained a cellphone name in February 1983 from a person who claimed his daughter had been killed in Northern Eire by a rubber bullet.

In line with the paperwork, the person stated he was going to “try to hurt Queen Elizabeth” by both dropping an object off the Golden Gate Bridge onto the queen’s royal yacht or attempt to kill her throughout a go to to Yosemite Nationwide Park. The paperwork stated the Secret Service meant to shut the bridge’s walkways because the yacht drew close to.

The names of the officer and the caller had been redacted within the paperwork, which didn’t point out whether or not precautions had been taken at Yosemite or whether or not any arrests had been made. A March 7, 1983, memo indicated the queen accomplished the U.S. go to “with out incident” and that “no additional investigation is warranted.”

The paperwork detailed different safety considerations involving the queen’s visits to varied U.S. cities. When she attended a Baltimore Orioles sport with President George H.W. Bush in Could 1991, a number of dozen demonstrators within the park chanted slogans condemning Britain’s coverage in Northern Eire.

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