Iran Hostages: Tales of Torment and Triumph

Throughout their captivity, the will of the hostages never broke

Mock executions carried out by white-masked "firing squads" that clicked rifle bolts behind the backs of hostages spread-eagled against a wall. Iranian guards playing Russian roulette with revolvers held to the heads of two bound American women. Prisoners confined in basement cells where they were prevented from seeing sunlight for months, forced to sleep for weeks in the clothes they were wearing when captured, denied baths for as long as three months, afraid even to look at each other because their captors thought they...

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