NEWS FROM THE FRONT
No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do.
27th August, 1941 : In Iran a new government is formed and asks for an armistice with the Allies. The treaty, by which the British and Russians will station troops at strategic points in the country, but not in the capital, is signed the next day. The Allies’ purpose in occupying Iran is to protect themselves in advance against a possible pincer movement by the Germans through Egypt and Syria.