Fao Landing

The Fao Landing occurred on November 6, 1914 and the Battle of Fao Fortress on November 8, 1914 with British forces attacking the Ottoman Fortress of Fao. The British successfully took the fort. == Background == When the Ottoman Empire entered into World War I, the British feared for the safety of the Persian Gulf oil facilities. To protect their ...
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