Sunday, February 9, 2014

New military history research: Iran and the Oman Rebellion of 1972

In Iranian Studies, James F. Goode writes on Iran’s 1972 assistance to Oman to quell a Marxist rebellion in that country.  The Shah of Iran acted without consulting the US or Great Britain and in opposition to his many Arab neighbors.  However, the action brought saved the Shah of Oman and strengthened the ties between the two men. 

"Oman 1974 -The bivouac area of the troop of Sultan's Engineers undergoing the final exercise in Wadi Nakhl, before operations in Dhofar. In view, Ken Orrell and Alec Tomlin." by Brian Harrington Spier from Shanghai, China is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

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