Guests Of The Ayatollah . The First Battle In The West's War With Militant Islam
Obz Books. History.
Paperback. English. Atlantic Books. 2007.Used. In 1979, the Ayatollah Khomeini's followers abducted 66 American citizens and held them hostage for 444 days. The crisis that followed is a watershed in history. Bowden tells this shocking & unforgettable story through the eyes of the hostages, their Iranian captors and the American special operations soldiers and pilots who tried to end the crisis with one swift violent strike