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War of 1941

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NAME OF CONFLICT: Anglo-Iraqi War (1941)

 

 

 

ALTERNATE NAMES:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BELLIGERENTS:

 

Iraq

vs.

 

Great Britain

 

 

 

 

 

DATES OF CONFLICT:

 

BEGAN: April 18, 1941

 

ENDED: May 30, 1941

 

TYPE(S) OF CONFLICT: Intra-State, Colonial

 

 

 

RELATED CONFLICTS:

 

PREDECESSOR:

 

CONCURRENT: World War 2

 

SUCCESSOR:

 

 

 

CAUSES OF CONFLICT:

 

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF CONFLICT:

 

 

 

 

 

CONSEQUENCES OF CONFLICT:

 

 

 

CASUALTY FIGURES:

 

 

 

UNIQUE FACTS OR TRENDS:

 

1. Even though this brief conflict took place within the greater context of World War 2, it can also be seen as a significant step toward the Iraqi and Arab nationalism that would sweep the region in the next two decades.

 

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SOURCES:

 

1. O'Ballance, Edgar. The Kurdish Revolt 1961-1970. Hamden, Connecticut: Archon Books, 1973.

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