February 1963 Iraqi Coup D' Tat

February 1963 Iraqi Coup D' Tat

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The February 1963 Iraqi coup d' tat was a February 8, 1963, armed military coup by the Ba'ath Party which overthrew the regime of the Prime Minister of Iraq, Brigadier General Abd al-Karim Qasim. General Ahmed Hasan al-Bakr became the new Prime Minister and Colonel Abdul Salam Arif became President. Revolutionary leaders and supporters of the coup referred to it as a movement, rather than a coup. Some time after the Homeland Officers' Organization, or "Al-Ahrar" ("The Free") succeeded in toppling the monarchy and transforming the Iraqi regime into a republic in 1958, signs of differences between political parties and forces and the Homeland Officers' Organization began when Pan-Arab nationalist forces led by Abdul Salam Arif and the Ba'ath Party called for immediate unification with the United Arab Republic (UAR).show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136640643
  • 9786136640648