Free Officers Movement

Free Officers Movement can mean:

  • Free Officers Movement (Egypt) in Egypt in the 1950s
  • Free Officers and Civilians Movement in Iraq in the 1990s
  • the Free Officers Movement in Syria in 2011, which merged into the Free Syrian Army
  • Arab Socialist Union (Libya), formally the Free Officers Movement in Libya

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History Of Libya Under Muammar Gaddafi - Coup D'état of 1969
... monarchy Establishment of Libyan Arab Republic Beginning of Muammar Gaddafi's reign Belligerents Free Officers Movement Kingdom of Libya Commanders and leaders Muammar Gaddafi King Idris Strength 70 Unknown ... The Free Officers Movement, which claimed credit for carrying out the coup, was headed by a twelve-member directorate that designated itself the Revolutionary ... proclamation on 1 September, the RCC declared the country to be a free and sovereign state called the Libyan Arab Republic, which would proceed "in the path of freedom, unity, and social justice ...
Muhammad Naguib - Free Officers Movement
... In 1949, Naguib secretly joined the Free Officers movement, and a year later he was promoted to the rank of Major-General ... The Free Officers, led by Colonel Gamal Abdel Nasser were young members of the military – all under thirty-five and all from peasant or lower-middle-class backgrounds ... Knowing that officers of such youth would not be taken seriously, he asked General Naguib to assume leadership of the movement ...

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