„If only I had a thousand rifles of the same calibre!“

Muhammad Reza Pahlavi (1961) Mission for my Country, London, page 41
Prior to his seizure of power, Persia's stocks of firearms were unstandardized and unreliable

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Reza Shah Pahlavi3
Scià di Persia 1878 - 1944

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