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Allied invasion of Iran

I was reading on the Kurdish independence referendum which referenced a Kurdish Republic in NW Iran following WWII (Mahabad) which lead me to the above article. I hadn't realized the British had attacked Iraq and later, with the Soviet Union, invaded Iran in 1941. This was a part of the war I didn't remember ever hearing about. Really doesn't look good for the allies.

The Soviets viewed Iran as essential for the delivery of supplies in addition to the oil reserves.
09-20-2017 09:20 AM
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