National Geographic : 1943 Aug
British Official River Boats of Ancient Design Form a Pontoon Bridge as the British Indian ArmyOccupies Abadan Refinery In August, 1941, British and Soviet forces jointly moved into Iran to circumvent German agents. The huge Abadan plant, situated on anisland inthe Shatt al-Arab, is the second largest in the world and makes high-octane gasoline. It sends tankers to Africa, India, and Australia (page 129). Inthis procession aBombay built Chevrolet cab is mounted on a Detroit-made chassis.