Skip to item: of 606
Information about this record Back to top
Open in Universal viewer
Open in Mirador IIIF viewer

Ext 5000/41(1) 'Persia: situation leading up to, and after, the Allied occupation' [‎298r] (595/606)

The record is made up of 1 volume (301 folios). It was created in 7 Jul 1941-9 Sep 1941. It was written in English. 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.

Transcription

This transcription is created automatically. It may contain errors.

Apply page layout

0.4. (Tels.)
To M.0.1 (for action)
T7.S. 12073/10957
SECHET CIHiER TELSGRAU.
C•-in-C.. India.
- The War Office.
Rptd. C.-in-O., fiddle Eaat.
Britmil Iraq.
25013
Defm. 1940 28/6/41.
Reed. 1520 4/7/41.
83^f4 • c ipher 28/6.
1. Reouest that the v/hole oiiestron of snryoly of aircraft and aircraft
spares i'iechanical transport vehicles and munitions of war* generally to
Turkey Iran and Iraq should he reviewed in the li^ht of present develonments
and definite policjr formulated.
2. Recent examples are delivery to Tran of Tomahawk aircraft and
arrival in Karachi of snare aero enyine oarts and 75 (repeat 75) cases
machine guns for Iraq, Latter consignment he inn- detained,
3. Govt, of India telegram No.2892 of June 14th to S, of S. for
India deals with the question of curtailing and delaying sunnlies already
ordered from America hut some consignments are already on the seas or at
ports awaiting delivery vide nara. 2 of above,
4. Jo can detain all deliveries to Iraq hut those to Iran and Turkey
must he dealt with in accordance with definite nolicy. From military
asnect deliveries to Iran are most undesirable.
5. In so far as Tran in oarticular is concerned we propose to press
for inclusion of this point in Govt, of India renly to 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.
telegram No.7305 June 25th.

About this item

Content

The volume comprises telegrams, letters, despatches, correspondence, memoranda, and notes, relating to the situation in Persia leading up to, and after, the Allied occupation in August 1941.

The discussion in the volume relates to:

  • relations with the Shah and the Persian Government prior to the Allied occupation
  • Anglo-Persian military operations in Persia
  • perceptions of the government of the United States of America on the situation
  • safety and security of the British community in Persia
  • reaction of different groups within Persia to the Allied occupation
  • establishment of supply routes to Russia via Persia involving military occupation
  • security of oil supplies

The principal correspondents in the volume include the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; 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. ; and the Secretary of State for India.

The file includes a divider, which gives a list of correspondence references contained in the file by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

Extent and format
1 volume (301 folios)
Arrangement

The papers are arranged in rough chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 303; 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.

Written in
English in Latin script
View the complete information for this record

Use and share this item

Share this item
Cite this item in your research

Ext 5000/41(1) 'Persia: situation leading up to, and after, the Allied occupation' [‎298r] (595/606), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/551, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100046148637.0x0000c4> [accessed 20 July 2018]

Link to this item
Embed this item

Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.

<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100046148637.0x0000c4">Ext 5000/41(1) 'Persia: situation leading up to, and after, the Allied occupation' [&lrm;298r] (595/606)</a>
<a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100046148637.0x0000c4">
	<img src="https://images.qdl.qa/iiif/images/81055/vdc_100000000517.0x0000fc/IOR_L_PS_12_551_0595.jp2/full/!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" />
</a>
IIIF details

This record has a IIIF manifest available as follows. If you have a compatible viewer you can drag the icon to load it.https://www.qdl.qa/en/iiif/81055/vdc_100000000517.0x0000fc/manifestOpen in Universal viewerOpen in Mirador viewerMore options for embedding images

Use and reuse
Download this image