best-selling author of Black Hawk Down comes a riveting, definitive chronicle
of the Iran hostage crisis, America’s first battle with militant Islam.
4, 1979, a group of radical Islamist students, inspired by the revolutionary
Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini, stormed the U.S. embassy in Tehran. They
took fifty-two Americans hostage, and kept nearly all of them hostage for 444
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