R.I.P Sergeant

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R.I.P Sergeant

Ex-SAS soldier John McAleese, who led the raid that ended the 1980 siege at Iran's embassy in London, has died.

Mr McAleese, who was in his early 60s, died on Friday in Thessaloniki, Greece, the Foreign Office said.

The former sergeant led the team which blew out the building's windows and rescued 24 hostages from gunmen
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14697819

Mac can be clearly seen here, placing the frame charge on the front windows of the embassy, which was seen by millions around the world http://youtu.be/QpMqx3y9Mio

We salute you !!

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It is also understood that Mac will be buried in the SAS cemetary in Hereford.

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A sad day for his friends, family and colleagues.

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this is truly a sad day for his Family and friends as well as all those he has helped.

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Sad day for another old soldier fallen. Not by war, not by bullets and grenades. But by the fact that we do not live forever.

The man is finally reunited with his son and his fallen comrades.

RIP Mac !

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R.I.P John

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True legend!

R.I.P. McAleese :cry:

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