The Hostage Crisis in Iran


Subject:
Terrorism , Specific Attacks

Description:
Materials related to the taking of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979. "On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the United States Embassy in Tehran and took approximately seventy Americans captive. This terrorist act ... lasted 444 days." Includes a list of the hostages and the casualties, a diary kept by one of the hostages, and a link to a rescue mission report. From the Jimmy Carter Library & Museum.

Publisher:
Jimmy Carter Library & Museum

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.jimmycarterlibrary.org/documents/hostages.phtml


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