The Anglo–Iraqi War (2–31 May 1941) was a British-led Allied military campaign against Iraq under Rashid Ali, who had seized power during the Second World War with assistance from Germany and Italy. The campaign resulted in the downfall of Ali's government, the re-occupation of Iraq by the British Empire, and the return to power of the Regent of Iraq, Prince 'Abd al-Ilah, an ally to imperial Britain.

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  • The Anglo–Iraqi War (2–31 May 1941) was a British-led Allied military campaign against Iraq under Rashid Ali, who had seized power during the Second World War with assistance from Germany and Italy. The campaign resulted in the downfall of Ali's government, the re-occupation of Iraq by the British Empire, and the return to power of the Regent of Iraq, Prince 'Abd al-Ilah, an ally to imperial Britain. (en)
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  • 28 aircraft
  • Casualties slight
  • At least 200 killed
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  • *
  • Allies:
  • Greece
  • *Transjordan
  • *Assyrian Levies
  • Axis Powers:
  • Air Support:
  • 'Abd al-Ilahloyalists
  • Air & Naval Support:
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  • 1941-05-31 (xsd:date)
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  • Allied victory
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  • 30,000 troops
  • 100+ aircraft
  • 4 divisions
  • 1 infantry division
  • 12 Italian aircraft
  • 21–29 German aircraft
  • 2brigade groups
  • 116 Iraqi aircraft (50–60 serviceable)
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  • The Anglo–Iraqi War (2–31 May 1941) was a British-led Allied military campaign against Iraq under Rashid Ali, who had seized power during the Second World War with assistance from Germany and Italy. The campaign resulted in the downfall of Ali's government, the re-occupation of Iraq by the British Empire, and the return to power of the Regent of Iraq, Prince 'Abd al-Ilah, an ally to imperial Britain. (en)
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  • Anglo-Iraqi War (en)
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  • Anglo–Iraqi War (en)
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