Soviet invasion of Iran
Part of Eastern Front (World War II)
Date 25 August-17 September 1941
Location Iran
Result Decisive Soviet victory
  • Iran crisis in 1946
  • Soviet occupation of Northern Iran
  • Proclamation of the Azerbaijan People's Government and the Republic of Mahabad
  • Expansion of the Persian Socialist Soviet Republic
State Flag of Iran (1964-1980) Persia
Flag of the Soviet Union (1923-1955) Soviet Union