Ex-SAS Soldier Rusty Firmin: The Regiment, Operation Nimrod & British Special Forces

Rusty Firmin is a British Army veteran who spent 15 years with the SAS, the British Army’s elite special forces unit. Rusty has been involved in some of the SAS’ most dangerous missions including the planned attack on Argentina during the Falklands War and the SAS’ covert operations against the IRA. However, Rusty is most well known for his actions in Operation Nimrod, the May 1980 Iranian Embassy Siege in London where he was a key figure in the SAS’ storming of the embassy as the Blue Team leader. Rusty is also the author of a very popular book on this historic event, entitled “Go! Go! Go!” which gives a gripping account of the siege which culminated in the SAS rescuing all 19 hostages and killing 5 of the 6 terrorists. The book has recently been turned into a major motion picture entitled “6 Days” starring Jamie Bell and is airing on Netflix. Rusty is also the author of “The Regiment,” a detailed portrayal of what it was like for him to be part of one of the most renowned Special Ops forces in the world.

Useful Links:

Rusty Firmin’s website: http://www.rusty-firmin.com/
Rusty Firmin SAS TV: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9ydzu5K4mTTiJyTqGb4lHQ
The Regiment: https://amzn.to/3fVEho9
Go! Go! Go!: The SAS. The Iranian Embassy Siege. The True Story – https://amzn.to/2Yuvl3j


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