Failed US attempt to liberate US hostages in Tehran (22 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

See also 6738. On 24 April, 8 Americans were killed and another 5 wounded during an ill-fated attempt to rescue 52 American hostages held by Iranian militants.

Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Failed US attempt to liberate US hostages in Tehran". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 October 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=3721, accessed 06 December 2016.]