National Day; United Arab Emirates; December 2; Often celebrated through Dec. 3. The U.A.E. came into existence on Dec. 2, 1971, united 7 of the former Trucial States, previously under the suzerainty of the U.K.
[Trucial States Council, 1968-1971]
Britain and the Administration of the Trucial States, 1947-1965
An early meeting of the Trucial States Council with UK political agents by UKinUAE, via Flickr
Sharjah Fort entrance gate, the Trucial States
Oil discovered in the Trucial States, ca.1950s
United Arab Emirates UAE Trucial States Dubai Monument Clock Tower ...
Archive Larousse : Grande Encyclopédie Larousse - Troyes - Trucial States
Collecting stamps of Trucial states (1963-1973) – the independent sheikdoms