Incident Summary:

03/06/1986: A packaged bomb was sent to Gary Solomon, a local Jewish businessman and owner of Solomon Trucking company in Hayden Lake, Idaho, United States. No casualties resulted in the incident, and tit is unknown if any property damage resulted from the explosion. This bomb was sent by David Dorr, leader of the Order II, a group that stemmed from the original Order, which had previously collapsed. The Order II (Bruder Schweigen Strike Force II) was also anti-government which the group believed to be unrighteous, as well as anti-Semitic.



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:


Hayden Lake

Location Details:
at auto shop

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Gary Solomon, Jewish businessman
Specific Description Gary Solomon, local Jewish businessman
Nationality of Target United States
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Solomon Trucking
Specific Description Solomon Trucking, a trucking company and auto shop, owned by Gary Solomon, a Jewish man
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
packaged bomb
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Additional Information The Order II was created to carry out the white supremacist mission of the original group which collapsed after members were captured. David Dorr led The Order II (along with his wife) and the localized group followed the anti-government ideology of the Order, maintaining that the government was unrighteous. The group was also anti-Semitic and against minorities. David Dorr was eventually captured and sentenced for his crimes during his involvement with The Order II.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
The Order II (Bruder Schweigen Strike Force II) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Brent L. Smith, "Terrorism in America: Pipe Bombs and Pipe Dreams," State University of New York Press, 1994.
James Coates, "A Bad Day in 'Beirut, Idaho' Experts Seek Clues to Bombings," Chicago Tribune, October 1, 1986.
"The Aryan Chronicles," The Spokesman-Review, Spokane Washington, December 30, 1986.