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  • Tehran Post Serpentfall 1948

    h2. *Tehran* The capital of Persia since 1789, Tehran has grown from a dusty backwater to a teeming metropolis of 800,000. In the last decade alone, Tehran has added 300,000 residents, many displaced by the earthquakes, monster attacks, and other …

  • Money in Tehran

    !(media-item-align-center)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/300847/dinars.jpg?1393481396(dinars.jpg)! h2. *Money in Tehran* The currency of Persia is the rial. (100 dinars makes a rial.) The current exchange rate is 70 rials to the British pound …

  • Friends and Foes

    h2. *Friends and Foes* h3. The Natives Technically, “Persian” is only the dominant ethnic group of the country, which has officially gone by the name “Iran” (meaning “home of the Aryans”) since 1934. Among its 17 million people, Iran also counts …

  • SIS

    h2. *SIS* Although Ian Milne, the official SIS Chief of Station, coordinates British intelligence activities !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/300828/Screen_Shot_2014-02-27_at_12.31.46_AM.png?1393479429(Screen_Shot_2014-02- …

  • NKVD

    h2. *NKVD* Ivan Fitin runs the NKVD operation in Tehran from the Soviet Embassy, just a block away from !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/300829/Screen_Shot_2014-02-27_at_12.38.54_AM.png?1393479678(Screen_Shot_2014-02- …

  • Nazis and Ba'athists

    h2. *Nazis and Ba’athists* Nazi ideologists helped create the Ba’ath Party in Persia’s neighbor Iraq, and expatriate !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/300831/Screen_Shot_2014-02-27_at_12.43.06_AM.png?1393480038( …

  • The Polish Home Army

    h2. *The Polish Home Army* Persia was a major destination for Polish refugees during the War, including 40,000 Polish !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/300833/Screen_Shot_2014-02-27_at_12.52.42_AM.png?1393480384( …

  • Robert Charles "Robin" Zaehner

    !(media-item-align-left)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/303104/R.C._Zaehner.JPG?1394041062(R.C._Zaehner.JPG)!Born on 8 April 1913 in Sevenoaks, Kent, the son of Swiss immigrants to England, Zaehner was educated nearby at Tonbridge School. Admitted …