Brigadier General U.S. army James Dozer 17.12.1981 was kidnapped from his home in Verona.
Organizer and leader of the kidnapping — A. Savasta. Dozer was one of the senior officers of the US army in Italy. He was imprisoned for 42 days in Padua. "Prison", which contained General, was discovered by a special police anti-terrorist squad. With the release of the hostage arrested five terrorists.