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Iran–Iraq War

Attempting To retake Majnoon Island

Monday Jan 6, 1986
Majnoon Island, Iraq

On 6 January 1986, the Iraqis launched an offensive attempting to retake Majnoon Island. However, they were quickly bogged down into a stalemate against 200,000 Iranian infantrymen, reinforced by amphibious divisions. However, they managed to gain a foothold in the southern part of the island.


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