Yassin al-Ferjani, one of the officers of the Higher Command of the Syrian Army - 1958

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Image Source: Yassin al-Ferjani Archive

This is the last photo of Yassin al-Ferjani in military uniform before signing the Syrian-Egyptian Union of 1958. Ferjani was among a group of officers who went to Cairo in January 1958 to demand union with Gamal Abdul Nasser's Egypt. During the union years (1958-1961) he was appointed to the civilian job of governor of Hama.