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Iranian soldiers praying during the Iran-Iraq War

Iranian soldiers praying during the Iran-Iraq War

The Gulf War — The U.S. liberates Kuwait from Iraq. But Iraq’s dictator, Saddam Hussein, is another creature of the CIA. With U.S. encouragement, Hussein invaded Iran in 1980. During this costly eight-year war, the CIA built up Hussein’s forces with sophisticated arms, intelligence, training and financial backing.

The Illegal Arms Trade – Iraq–Iran War 1980 – 1988 (Part 1)

Part 1 It is broadly known that the west frequently change sides as and when it suits their economic goals or foreign policy. One also has to understand that the build up to such a conflict st…

German soldiers examine a Russian trench during the advance towards Moscow, circa 1941.

Two Wehrmacht soldiers examining a Soviet trench line during the advance towards Moscow. Note there is also a Soviet soldier still in the trench, who will now become a P.

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army Soldiers examine a rocket - looks like a Silkworm ASM - they discovered during recent operations in Baghdad's Abu Ghraib suburb, Iraq

Iranian soldiers prepare a mortar launch onto Iraqi soil on the Allah Akbar front, near Ahwaz, Iran, during the Iran-Iraq War, 9th December 1980.

Iranian soldiers prepare a mortar launch onto Iraqi soil on the Allah Akbar front, near Ahwaz, Iran, during the Iran-Iraq War, December

Iranian History: Iran-Iraq War Pictures

“Iranian artillery firing against approaching Iraqi forces. Date/Location Unknown.

Iranian History: Iran-Iraq War Pictures

Iranian soldiers geraed with masks against Iraqi Chemical & Biological attacks

An Iranian soldier loads the machine gun on a Soviet-made tank captured from the Iraqi forces west of Dezful, Iran on Dec. 1, 1982. Even though the Iranians recaptured the area, it is still under constant shelling and attack by Iraqi aircraft. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

An Iranian soldier loads the machine gun on a Soviet-made tank captured…

disgruntledpersian: Iranian volunteer soldiers during the Iran Iraq war

disgruntledpersian: Iranian volunteer soldiers during the Iran Iraq war

فهمیده ای از تبار فهمیده ها

فهمیده ای از تبار فهمیده ها

Oil fields burning during Iran-Iraq War

An Iranian soldier looks out over the desert, darkened under clouds of burning oil set alight by Iraqi forces in 1990

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“ Iran-Iraq War, trench systems along the front lines. This war is often compared to the First World War due to the heavy use of trenches, siege warfare, artillery barrages, bayonet.