The events at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich shocked the world. Eleven young israeli athletes were taken hostage by terrorists and the brutal surprise attack ended in their deaths. Sword of Gideon tells the dramatic story about the anti-terrorist commados who vowed to avenge their murders. Avener (Steven Bauer) and Robert (Michael York) are two of the men who join the group to take on this task of vengeance. It is the true story of the men and women who are willing to risk their lives and leave their families to fight the still-raging terrorist wars. A powerful action-drama depicting wars that drive men of peace to commit acts of vengeance.