Guests of the Ayatollah

Guests of the Ayatollah

The First Battle in America's War With Militant Islam

Book - 2006
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In 1979, the Ayatollah Khomeini's followers abducted fifty-two American citizens and held them hostage for 444 days. This book tells the shocking and 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.
Publisher: London : c2006
ISBN: 9781843544951
Branch Call Number: ANF 955.0542 BOWD
Characteristics: 680 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm


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Oct 13, 2011

An amazingly detailed story of the Iranian Hostage Crisis. Wonderfly written with details around the 444 crisis, the cause of the hostage takers and the results 25 years later.

A long book (over 600 pages) but well worth the investment of time.

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