The Tragedy of the Assyrians
Depicts the massacres that befell the Assyrians in Iraq in 1933, following their uprooting from their homelands during WWI. This book presents a brief history of the Assyrians and the relevant events of WWI. It then discusses the settlement of the Assyrians in Iraq, and the establishment of the Assyrian Levies.
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The Great War
The Settlements in Iraq
The Assyrian Levies
The Assyrians and the League
The Mar Shimun
The End of the Mandate
accepted administration Agha Petros Alqosh already Amadiyah appeared Arabs armed Armenians Assyrian Levies Assyrian villages attacked August Baghdad Baquba battalions Bekir Sidqi Britain British Government British Mandate British officers camp Chaldean chapter Christian Church civil claim considerable Dairabun difficulties district Dohuk doubt Faish Khabur fighting force French frontier Government’s High Commissioner Hikmet Beg Iraq Iraqi Army Iraqi authorities Iraqi Government Iraqi officials killed King Feisal Kurdish Kurdish Aghas Kurds land large numbers later League of Nations living Liwa looting Majesty’s Government Major Thomson Malik Mandates Commission Mar Shimun massacre Millet Mindan Minister of Interior Moslems Mosul Mutaserrif number of Assyrians Patriarch Persian police political possible propaganda Qaimaqam Qodha realized refugees reports rifles Russians sent settled Sheikh Sheikhan Simmel Sir Francis Humphrys situation summer Syria temporal territory Tigris Tokhuma tribes troops Turkey Turkish Turks Unfortunately Urmiyah wish women Yacu Yacu’s Yezidis Zakho
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