The Resource Persian Gulf Command : a history of the Second World War in Iran and Iraq, Ashley Jackson

Persian Gulf Command : a history of the Second World War in Iran and Iraq, Ashley Jackson

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Persian Gulf Command : a history of the Second World War in Iran and Iraq
Title
Persian Gulf Command
Title remainder
a history of the Second World War in Iran and Iraq
Statement of responsibility
Ashley Jackson
Title variation
History of the Second World War in Iran and Iraq
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A new history of the long-overlooked WWII theater in Iran and Iraq, its unrecognized significance, and its impact on local society and politics. This dynamic history is the first to construct a total picture of the experience and impact of World War II in Iran and Iraq. Contending that these two countries were more important to the Allied forces' war operations than has ever been acknowledged, historian Ashley Jackson investigates the grand strategy of the Allies and their operations in the region and the continuing legacy of Western intervention in the Middle East. Iran and Iraq served as the first WWII theater in which the U.S., the U.K., and the U.S.S.R. fought alongside each other. Jackson charts the intense Allied military activity in Iran and Iraq and reveals how deeply the war impacted common people's lives. He also provides revelations about the true nature of Anglo-American relations in the region, the beginnings of the Cold War, and the continuing corrosive legacy of Western influence in these lands"--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
YDX
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Jackson, Ashley
Dewey number
940.54/24
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D766.7.I7
LC item number
J33 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military campaigns
  • Iran
  • Iraq
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Persian Gulf Command : a history of the Second World War in Iran and Iraq, Ashley Jackson
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-406) and index
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volume
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nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Iran, Iraq and the great powers -- Defending Iran and Iraq -- Towards the Iraqi coup -- Iraq goes to war -- Fallujah and the advance on Baghdad -- Mopping up and de-Nazification -- Barbarossa and Iran -- Anglo-Soviet invasion -- Abdication and occupation -- The consequences of occupation -- War and the home front -- Churchill's new command -- 'Jumbo' and the Germans -- The Persian corridor -- An allied battleground -- War's end
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 420 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780300221961
Lccn
2018936159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1005103015
  • (OCoLC)on1005103015
Label
Persian Gulf Command : a history of the Second World War in Iran and Iraq, Ashley Jackson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-406) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Iran, Iraq and the great powers -- Defending Iran and Iraq -- Towards the Iraqi coup -- Iraq goes to war -- Fallujah and the advance on Baghdad -- Mopping up and de-Nazification -- Barbarossa and Iran -- Anglo-Soviet invasion -- Abdication and occupation -- The consequences of occupation -- War and the home front -- Churchill's new command -- 'Jumbo' and the Germans -- The Persian corridor -- An allied battleground -- War's end
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 420 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780300221961
Lccn
2018936159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1005103015
  • (OCoLC)on1005103015

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