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‘File 28/30 War. Hostilities in Iran’ [‎16r] (31/86)

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The record is made up of 1 file (41 folios). It was created in 26 Aug 1941-29 Jan 1942. It was written in English and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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Today the British Representative, on behalf of the
Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. or on behalf of the Admiral,
of the said wretched Government,^n his opinionT ^gav g assurance
to the Iranians residing at Dubai to live here peacefully and added
that anyone who speaks against the Government shall be punished
From this statement it is understood how far the criminal policy
of this Government have gdne, because on one hand the said Government
have overrun the free and neutral country of Iran and on the other
hand they give sweat assurances© If we were to judge this frpm a
sound and just point of view, it
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be seen that the friendship
of the British(Government) is just like the friendship of a bear©
They only aim at the abolishing of small Governments and the
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k demolishing <saf the Islamic world© The Iranian* nation is not
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satisfied with this fetched blood thirsty British Government and
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would not allow herself to be deceived^ and^the responsible Iranians
shall not refrain from their activities which they have in view and
shall soon bring them into action© It is essential for all Iranians
not to allow themselves to be cheated by the devilish play of those
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wretched(British) but they should defend their lives and add theiir
voice to th&% of those who are resposnible for them(when the time
comes). Hurrah ^ t\^{^ ^C -^—^
Poetry:-
M We shall destroy your army and raise to the
ground your fort^ M #
Sd: A number of sacrificing volunteers©

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The file comprises correspondence and papers produced in response to Britain’s involvement in the Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran, which began on 25 August 1941. The file’s principal correspondents are the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. (Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Geoffrey Prior), the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at Bahrain (Major Reginald George Evelin William Alban), and the Assistant Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at Bahrain (Captain Roy Douglas Metcalfe).

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1 file (41 folios)
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The file’s contents are arranged in approximate chronological order, from the earliest item at the front to the latest at the end. The file notes at the end of the file (ff 37-42) mirror the chronological arrangement.

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Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 43; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. An additional foliation sequence is present in parallel between ff 2-36; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled, and are located in the same position as the main sequence. An additional mixed foliation/pagination sequence is also present in parallel between ff 37-42; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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