Graduation at the Homs Military Academy - July 16, 1938

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Image Source: Bassel al-Atasi Archive


Seated in the front row (from left): Rene Kundarji, Wadih Maalouf.
Front row are the instructors standing from left: Syrian officer, followed by four French officers.
Second row (standing from left): Ferdinand Terjman, Azzam Slokogian (from Lebanon), and standing behind them is Gamal Faisal, the future commander of the Syrian Army during the Syrian-Egyptian Union. Then stands Henri Nassif, also from Lebanon, followed by Kevork Vancian, Ziad al-Atasi, Sirri al-Rabbat, Adib Abdul Qader, Suheil al-Ashi (future military escort to President Shukri al-Quwatli), Tawfiq Shatila (standing).
Third row (standing from left): Mohammad Hasan al-Khayyer, Nabih al-Sabbagh, Yaacoub Moubayed, Antoine Trak.
Fourth row (from left): Albert, Ibrahim, Yusuf, Bashir al-Tabba, Akram al-Tarabishi, Faleh, Subhi Dik Al-Bab, George Rabahiya, Abdul Hadi al-Nomani.
Fifth row (from left): Omar Qabbani (future director of the Homs Military Academy), Faisal al-Husseini, Faisal al-Atasi, Mahmud Shatra.
Sixth row (from left): Badih Bashur, Mohammad Ragheeb, Jamil Eid (from Lebanon), Omar al-Barazi, Abdullah al-Farra, Aref al-Obaji, Hasan al-Abed, Raymond al-Hayek (from Lebanon).