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?
'Box 500', stated in a political meeting as the source for critical intelligence on one of the embassy terrorists, is the Civil Service nickname for Britain's Security Service, aka MI5. See more
When the caretaker is looking at the model, he is escorted by a Sergeant with a full face bushy beard. A Pioneer Sergeant is the only position within the British Army allowed to have a beard. They are responsible for carpentry and joinery, which in the context of the scene, is exactly what he is doing. See more
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