BRITAIN: A Daring Rescue at Princes Gate

How commandos ended the siege at the Iranian embassy

It was a stunning success, a national triumph. In an explosion of flames and gunfire, British commandos stormed the Iranian embassy in London last week, rescuing 19 people who had been held hostage for almost six grueling days. In a skillfully executed operation that lasted barely a quarter of an hour, members of Britain's elite Special Air Service Regiment killed five of the six Iranian Arab terrorists who had been holding the embassy. Taken by surprise, the gun men had time to kill...

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