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Iran–Iraq War

Saddam ordered his forces to advance towards Dezful and Ahvaz

Oct, 1980
Dezful, Iran - Ahvaz, Iran

In November, Saddam ordered his forces to advance towards Dezful and Ahvaz, and lay sieges to both cities. However, the Iraqi offensive had been badly damaged by Iranian militias and air power. Iran's air force had destroyed Iraq's army supply depots and fuel supplies, and was strangling the country through an aerial siege.


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