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to Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific. Although the Gulf was far from these ‘theatres of war’, its... of the strategic importance ...
Dr Mark Hobbs Britain and its Allies maintained supremacy over the Gulf’s airspace during... of the Gulf during the Second World War. ...
Coll 30/65 'Persian Gulf. Bahrain. Purchase of land at Bahrain by H.M.G. for naval and R.A.F. purposes'
This file contains correspondence between British officials relating to the purchase of land in Bahrain for the use of the Royal Navy and the Royal Air ...952 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/3782 Date(s): 4 May 1933-14 Feb 1939
The file contains correspondence related to negotiations surrounding the Bahrain Civil Air Agreement (1934) between the British Government and the Government ...1,088 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/1972 Date(s): 13 Sep 1932-19 Dec 1945
The file contains correspondence in the form of letters and telegrams that are mainly related to the extension of the Royal Air Force (RAF) landing ground ...307 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/6/99 Date(s): 17 Feb 1938-17 May 1948
The file consists of correspondence, minutes and telegrams emanating from the Government of India; the India Office; the Political Resident in the Persian ...38 images in record Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/3750 Date(s): 1 Oct 1932-16 Mar 1933
The file comprises copies of correspondence and other papers relating to the renegotiation of an air agreement with the Sheikh of Sharjah. The principal ...420 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/2/532 Date(s): 15 Jan 1946-5 Dec 1950
The file contains correspondence with Arabian American Oil Company (ARAMCO) representatives regarding the use of a chartered plane to transport personnel ...64 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/2/886 Date(s): 12 Jan 1946-2 Jun 1946
The file contains copies of correspondence and other papers relating to the arrival in Bahrain in January 1947, of a survey party, who are touring the ...120 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/2/528 Date(s): 14 Dec 1946-3 Jun 1947
The correspondence in the file is mainly related to the construction of a new petrol store, a landing ground and a bomb store at Salalah. Upon the request ...346 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/6/106 Date(s): 20 Jan 1937-13 Jul 1945