Failed US attempt to liberate US hostages in Tehran

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

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.

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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 25 July 2014.]