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The »Iranian [or Persian] Corridor«

Source : Vorsin, Motter



The Main Routes


VEHICLES IMPORTED ACROSS IRAN
Ferry Route - Number of Vehicles (in thousands)
1942 1943 1944 1945 Totals
Tehran-Askhahad 2.2 1.8 - - 4.0
Tehran-Baku - 3.5 - - 3.5
Dzhulfa-Beslan 7.9 53.6 92.6 19.4 173.5
Totals 10.1 58.9 92.6 19.4 181.0


The Wharfs


Khorramshar

Liberty Ship, heavily armed and loaded with urgently needed "Mikado" locos, on its way to the Persian Gulf, Late 1942

Bandar-Shahpur


The Plants


means »Truck Assembly Plant", No I-IV (according to Vail Motter).

Assembling Ex-Civilian Dodge 4x2 1.5-ton Trucks at Truck Assembly Plant ("TAP") I, Andimeshk ("Little Detroit")

30,000th Truck produced at Truck Assembly Plant II ("TAP II"), Khorramshar, Iran

Hundreds of Studebakers and Dodges stockpiled for delivery and guarded by the Soviets

Handing over Studebaker US6 to the Soviet Allies


The Roads


The Main Route of the Motor Transport thru Iran

The workhorse : Studebaker US6x4 U6 Truck Tractor with 6.5-ton Edwards Trailer

A column of US6 climbing up while meeting a column of Mack NR rolling downhill

U.S.-Lend-Leased Mack NR9 Heavy Truck in British Service

GMC CCKW353 Service Truck with Set No7 Crane at a water stop

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