Welcome to Baghdad: How Iraq Used to Be in the 1950s | British Pathéby British Pathé   4 years ago

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Check out this fascinating insight into Iraq in the 1950s. It is a country that is steeped in a rich history and culture. The very beginnings of civilisation started here. It is where man began cultivating the land and where writing was conceived. It even used to be a tourist hot spot.

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This film is actually a shortened version of our Ageless Iraq reels 1 & 2 which you can see here:
Reel 1: https://goo.gl/5NW20J
Reel 2: https://goo.gl/9BbJn4
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