Rashid Ali

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Anglo–Iraqi War - Aftermath
... In the immediate aftermath of the fall of Rashid Ali's "National Defence Government" and the armistice, Baghdad was torn apart by rioting and looting. 20th Indian Infantry Brigade at Basra on 18 April was "timely." In his opinion, the landing forced Rashid Ali into premature action ... and their crippling losses in men and aircraft." While Rashid Ali and his supporters were in alliance with the Nazi regime in Germany, the war demonstrated that Iraq's independence was at best conditional on ...
Timeline Of World War II (1941) - May 1941
... cities, including Hamburg, Emden, and Berlin The Soviet Union recognizes Rashid Ali's "National Defence Government" in Iraq ... Iraq" (Fliegerführer Irak) arrives in Mosul to support the Iraqi government of Rashid Ali. 30 Rashid Ali and his supporters flee Iraq ...
Puppet States of The United Kingdom
... and there was a pro-German coup d'état under Rashid Ali ... The Rashid Ali regime began negotiations with the Axis powers and military aid was quickly sent to Mosul via Vichy French-controlled Syria ... Falluja was taken, Baghdad was surrounded by British forces, and the pro-German government of Rashid Ali collapsed ...
Anglo–Iraqi War - Coup D'état
... On 1 April, Rashid Ali, along with four top level Army and Air Force officers known as the "Golden Square," seized power via a coup d'état and Rashid ... Rashid Ali did not move to overthrow the monarchy and named a new Regent to King Faisal II, Sherif Sharaf ... On 17 April, Rashid Ali, on behalf of the "National Defence Government," asked Germany for military assistance in the event of war with the British ...
Rashid Ali (disambiguation)
... Rashid Ali al-Gaylani (1892–1965) was Prime Minister of Iraq ... Rashid Ali may also refer to Rashid Ali (singer), Indian singer, guitarist and musician Rashid Ali (cricketer) (born 1975), Danish cricketer Rashid Alievich Sunyaev (born 1943), Tatar scientist ...

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