The Golden Carpet
Hardcover: 252 pages
ABOUT THE BOOK
Somerset Struben De Chair was a British Intelligence Officer with "Kingcol" a small force of less than 1,500 men sent from Palestine to Baghdad to deal with the effects of the "Golden Square" coup amongst pro-Nazi Iraqi Military Officers. Despite the air support extended to the Iraqis by the German and Italian air forces, the British operation which
comprised of British and Assyrian troops (Assyrian Levies) was a complete success. Baghdad,
the capital of Iraq, falling on May 30th, 1941.
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