The Question : ANSWER FAST PLS Below is a portion of a “situation report” that details the attack on the US embassy in Tehran.
At about 0345 EST (noon Tehran time) the American Embassy compound in Tehran was overrun by about 3,000 demonstrators. The demonstrators inside the compound are unarmed, in their early twenties. They may be a mixture of students and members of the Islamic guerrilla group Mujahedin Khalg. The demonstrators first penetrated the Chancery building through a basement window and then proceeded to occupy the ground floor of the Chancery. The demonstrators in the early stages of the incursion took hostage four Marine Security Guards and the Embassy Security Officer.
–“Situation in Iran as of 0700 EST November 4, 1979, Sitrep No. 1,” Department of State Operation Center, Iran Informal Working Group
How was the crowd that stormed the embassy described in this report?
a. as security guards and officers
b. as heavily armed members of an organized group
c. as a large crowd of unarmed young people
d. as a small group of demonstrators
So what is the correct answer? Answer:
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