The Army Knew Iraq … About 60 Years Ago
In 1943, U.S. servicemen stationed in Iraq were issued a pocket-size 41-page book entitled “A Short Guide to Iraq.” In straightforward prose, the book gave American soldiers a primer to help them through the cultural snarls and byways of the country in which they were stationed. They learned a little history, a little geography and a smattering of vocabulary and grammar.
United States Army Instructions for American Servicemen in Iraq during World War II
Comment: Am going to buy for my Son who served in Iraq w the USMC.