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August 1941: The Anglo-Russian Occupation of Iran and Change by Mohammad Gholi Majd

By Mohammad Gholi Majd

Coming presently after the British profession of Iraq and the German invasion of Russia, the Anglo-Russian profession of Iran secured a necessary path for offers to Russia and warranted British regulate of the oilfields. to avoid wasting the Pahlavi regime, Reza Shah was once changed by way of his son and Iranians got a “New Deal.” The Allied career therefore ushered in a short interval of democratic freedoms. Having defined the increase of Reza Shah in a prior paintings, Majd completes the tale by means of describing his downfall. the writer has made an in depth seek of the commonly scattered U.S. diplomatic and army documents and those are supplemented via studies within the The long island Times, The Washington Post, and The Chicago day-by-day Tribune, in addition to different press bills. greater than seventy years later, this fascinating tale has remained untold. August 1941 is the 1st distinct and documented account of the affair.

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