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Operation Dawn-1
Part of Iran–Iraq War
Date April 10, 1983
Location Ein Khosh
Result Iraqi strategic victory
Belligerents
 Iraq  Iran
Casualties and losses
Heavy Heavy

Operation Dawn-1 (also known as Operation Valfajr-1) was an Iranian offensive in the Iran–Iraq War. On April 10, 1983, Iran struck Ein Kosh with the immediate objective of Fuka (east of al-Amarah) to capture the Baghdad-Basra Highway. The operation was fought moslty by Pasdaran forces and was one of the three costly human wave offensives of 1983, although heavy losses on both sides the operation failed to defeat the Iraqis.

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