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"Persian Corridor"
"Persian Corridor"

This Persian Gulf Command map depicts the corridor through which the Allies supplied the Soviet Union during World War II. 

"War of the Cities"
"War of the Cities"

Attacks on civilian areas of Iran, Iraq and Kuwait during the Iran-Iraq War.

Iran
Iran

A current political map of Iran

Iran-Iraq War
Iran-Iraq War

This map of the border between Iran and Iraq during the war shows the extent of Iraqi advances 1980-82 (purple), and Iranian advances 1985-88 (orange).

Iraq
Iraq

A current political map of Iraq

Iraq & Iran
Iraq & Iran

Iraq and the western part of Iran, contested during World War II, circa 1941

Persia
Persia

Persia around 1921, when both Russia and Britain eyed the region for its economic and strategic advantages

Russo-British Pact
Russo-British Pact

This map shows the spheres of influence and a neutral zone dividing Persia between Britian and Russia according to a 1907 agreement.