Supplies to Persia

Britain was desperate to supply arms and ammunition to the Russians once they had joined the war against Nazi Germany. One route was through the frozen Arctic seas to the North, but there was also the route through Persia and the Middle East. Britain and Russia had actually come to an agreement about spheres of interest and influence in Persia but once they had become allies, Persia became the meeting ground for the two new allies.

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