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Interview with Fazeli, General Mohammad

Family background; Iranian military in the 1940s; recollections of the occupation of Iran during WWII and the ordeal of the military; reconstruction and development of the armed forces after WWII; on the military plans for the defense of northern Iran; on reasons for the departure of U.S. Ambassador Armin Meyer from Iran; planning in the military; role of local military units in the political affairs and economic development of the provinces; on military education in Iran; origins and functions of the Imperial Iranian Armed Forces Logistics Administration; on the problems of procurement from the private sector; on upgrading of Iranian military’s services; on the activities and procedures of military provisions; on the workings of Prime Minister Hoveyda’s office; recollections of Amir Abbas Hoveyda.

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