The Officers' Club in Damascus in the mid-1950s

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Image Source: Yassin al-Ferjani Archive

Third from left is Ziad al-Hariri, the Nasserist officer who orchestrated the coup of March 6, 1963, bringing the Baathists to power with the hope of restoring union with Egypt. To the far right is Yassin al-Ferjani, who years later, co-created union with Nasser's Egypt and became governor of Hama in 1958-1961.