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'Notes on the Iranian Army'

IOR/L/MIL/17/15/39 : 1940

General Staff Branch, India, 1909-1947

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  • Title:
    'Notes on the Iranian Army'
  • Collection Area: India Office Records and Private Papers
  • Reference: IOR/L/MIL/17/15/39
  • Creation Date: 1940
  • Extent and Access:

    1 volume (68 folios)

  • Language: English
  • Creator: General Staff Branch, India, 1909-1947
  • Contents and Scope:

    This volume was produced by the General Staff in India and was printed by the Government of India Press in Simla.

    The purpose of the volume was to provide Government of India officials with useful information about the Iranian Army. The information is arranged into subject chapters, the headings of which are listed in the contents pages (folios 6-7), and include: historical background, military geography, personnel, administration, artillery and uniform. There are two appendices which detail Iranian coinage, weights and measures (folio 28), and a list of aerodromes and landing grounds in Iran (folios 29-31). The volume also includes two illustrative plates which contain images of the ranks of shoulder straps worn by different officers (folio 32) and aircraft markings (folio 33). There is an index to the volume on folio 34.

    Physical characteristics:

    Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 35; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto side of each folio.

    Pagination: the volume also contains an original printed pagination sequence.


    The contents of this volume are arranged by subject.

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