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Operation Nimrod: The Iranian Embassy Siege

Operation Nimrod: The Iranian Embassy Siege

by Russell Phillips


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In 1980, six terrorists stormed the Iranian embassy in London taking twenty-six hostages. After six days of tension a hostage was murdered. The SAS mounted a rescue and millions watched live on television as they stormed the embassy.

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ISBN-13: 9780992764883
Publisher: Shilka Ltd
Publication date: 10/05/2015
Pages: 118
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.28(d)

About the Author

Russell Phillips writes books and articles about military technology and history. Born and brought up in a mining village in South Yorkshire, he has lived and worked in South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Cumbria and Staffordshire. His articles have been published in Miniature Wargames, Wargames Illustrated, and the Society of Twentieth Century Wargamers' Journal. He has been interviewed for the American edition of The Voice of Russia. He currently lives in Stoke-on-Trent with his wife and two children.

Table of Contents

30th April 1980: Day 1

Political Background

1st May 1980: Day 2


2nd May 1980: Day 3

3rd May 1980: Day 4

4th May 1980: Day 5

5th May 1980: Day 6


Appendix 1: Weapons and Equipment

Appendix 2: The Wall


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