Catalogue description War Office: Headquarters British Forces Gulf Area: Files

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Details of WO 337
Reference: WO 337
Title: War Office: Headquarters British Forces Gulf Area: Files

Records of British forces' operations in the Gulf area, following an appeal in 1957 from the Sultan of Muscat and Oman to the British government for help after some tribesmen in Oman revolted.

These papers concern the operations in Oman which resulted from the appeal. They include patrol reports, intelligence summaries and an historical account of the operations.

The main papers deal with the operation against the insurgents in the Jebel Akhdar by elements from 22 SAS and the Trucial Oman Scouts.

Date: 1957-1971
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Ministry of Defence, 1947-

War Office, 1857-1964

Physical description: 18 file(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure

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