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  • Mehran, Ilam Province, Iran
    Wednesday May 14, 1986

    Iran–Iraq War

    Capturing The City of Mehran

    Mehran, Ilam Province, Iran
    Wednesday May 14, 1986

    On 15–19 May, Iraqi Army's Second Corps, supported by helicopter gunships, attacked and captured the city of Mehran. Saddam then offered the Iranians to exchange Mehran for al-Faw. The Iranians rejected the offer. Iraq then continued the attack, attempting to push deeper into Iran. However, Iraq's attack was quickly warded off by Iranian AH-1 Cobra helicopters with TOW missiles, which destroyed numerous Iraqi tanks and vehicles.




  • Belgrade, Serbia
    Wednesday May 28, 1986

    Slobodan Milošević

    The 10th Congress of the Serbian League of Communists

    Belgrade, Serbia
    Wednesday May 28, 1986

    Milošević was elected by a majority vote at the 10th Congress of the Serbian League of Communists on 28 May 1986.




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