Britain's First Invasion of Iraq

Britain's First Invasion of Iraq

by Anthony Bruce

Britain's first intervention in what is now Iraq occurred at the beginning of the First World War. At the outset, Britain's objectives were limited to protecting its oil supplies. They were soon extended to include the capture of Baghdad, capital of the Ottoman Empire's province of Mesopotamia, and the territory beyond.

To continue reading, please log in or enter your email address.

Registration is quick and easy and requires only your email address. If you already have an account with us, pleaseĀ log in. Or subscribe now for unlimited access.


Log in;