The Tragedy of the Assyrians

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Gorgias Press LLC, 2006 - History - 224 pages
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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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Contents

Early History
9
The Great War
23
Refugees
33
The Settlements in Iraq
41
The Assyrian Levies
59
The Assyrians and the League
69
The Mar Shimun
93
The End of the Mandate
105
The Affair of Yacu
123
The Syrian Adventure
135
The August Massacres
147
The Looting of the Villages
167
The Reaction in the Towns
177
The Future of the Assyrians
191
Bibliography
209
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R.S. Stafford was a British army officer serving in Iraq.

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