76 Years Ago Today… “Iraq’s Oil Wells Are the Near East’s Most Coveted Prize…”

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PM, October 11, 1940, p20 (unidentified photographers and author)

Iraq’s Oil Wells Are the Near East’s Most Coveted Prize
Iraq’s rich oil fields are a prize coveted by every European power and would be the most important objective of an Axis offensive into the Near East…”

76 years ago today… some things don’t change…

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