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The unrest that fomented the war in Dhofar goes back a long time. The translation from the discontented talk by a few into tangible action came later in 1965. One of the first indications that serious trouble using military hardware was the apprehension of an Iraqi motor launch in or near the Shatt Al Arab by the Iranians.
The document below is copy of the original and details the information gleaned from the prisoners' interrogation by the Iranians. It is as the author admits very much fourth hand.