Hostage: Rescue Mission


Special Alert: Terrorists have invaded our embassy and seized an undetermined number of hostages…Lives hang in the balance as high ranking diplomats are held at gunpoint…Their safety requires immediate action… prepare to infiltrate the embassy, neutralize the terrorists, and rescue the hostages, or die trying.

Frequency asked questions and rumours

When was Hostage: Rescue Mission released?

Hostage: Rescue Mission was released on 8 Feb, 2018

Who was the developer that made Hostage: Rescue Mission?

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What happened to the mission to rescue the hostages in Iran?

On April 24, 1980, an ill-fated military operation to rescue the 52 American hostages held in Tehran ends with eight U.S. servicemen dead and no hostages rescued.

Were any hostages killed in Iranian hostage crisis?

Iran hostage crisis
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Ruhollah Khomeini Mohammad Mousavi Khoeiniha Massoud Rajavi
Casualties and losses
8 American servicemen and 1 Iranian civilian killed during an attempt to rescue the hostages.

What happened to the Iranian hostages?

A diplomatic standoff ensued. The hostages were held for 444 days, being released on January 20, 1981. 8 American servicemen and 1 Iranian civilian killed during an attempt to rescue the hostages. Western media described the crisis as an “entanglement” of “vengeance and mutual incomprehension”.

What was the world’s largest hostage rescue mission?

Sri Lanka

What happened at the time of the hostage rescue mission in 1980?

Operation Eagle Claw
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Casualties

What happened to the hostages after the Iranian hostage crisis?

Political analysts cited the standoff as a major factor in the continuing downfall of Carter’s presidency and his landslide loss in the 1980 presidential election; the hostages were formally released into United States custody the day after the signing of the Algiers Accords, just minutes after American President …

How did the U.S. get the hostages back from Iran?

Soon after, with the assistance of Algerian intermediaries, successful negotiations began between the United States and Iran. On the day of Reagan’s inauguration, the United States freed almost $8 billion in frozen Iranian assets, and the hostages were released after 444 days.

What was the name of the mission to rescue the hostages?

Operation Eagle Claw

What happened with the attempt to rescue the hostages?

The White House announced the failed rescue operation at 01:00 a.m. the following day (25 April 1980). Iranian Army investigators found nine bodies (eight Americans and one Iranian civilian). The American bodies were later returned to the United States and buried at various locations across the country.

What was the outcome of the U.S. attempt to rescue the Iranian hostages?

On April 24, 1980, an ill-fated military operation to rescue the 52 American hostages held in Tehran ends with eight U.S. servicemen dead and no hostages rescued.

Which president freed the Iranian hostages?

With the completion of negotiations signified by the signing of the Algiers Accords on January 19, 1981, the hostages were released on January 20, 1981. That day, minutes after President Reagan completed his 20‑minute inaugural address after being sworn in, the 52 American hostages were released to U.S. personnel.