In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of highly trained soldiers from the SAS prepared for a raid the world had never seen.
London 1980. Iranian Embassy. 6 terrorists. 26 hostages. The SAS at the ready.
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Did You Know?
The SAS used only 30 to 35 soldiers in the raid, but they estimate that more than 10,000 people claim to have taken part. See more
The scene where the chief inspector Max Vernon walks up to the siege you can clearly see a Ford Escort Police Vehicle (Reg YPA 629Y). Y reg cars didn't come out until 1982 but this siege was in April 1980. See more
We can't negotiate in the bloody press!
References The Final Option