The Iran-Iraq War, Volume 3: Iraq's Triumph

The Iran-Iraq War, Volume 3: Iraq's Triumph

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The Iran-Iraq War, Volume 3: Iraq's Triumph - The campaign from 1986 onwards

The Iran-Iraq War lasted from September 1980, when Iraq invaded Iran, and finally ended in August 1988. An attritional conflict marked by high casualties rather than territorial gain, the world remembers it largely for the use of poison gas, most notably on Kurdish civilians at Halabja. Henry Kissinger's view of the affair was that it was a shame that both sides couldn't lose and, in terms of supporting the combatants, the resulting networks and mechanisms by the armies of Iran and Iraq were...
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