Homeland Officers' Organization

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The Homeland Officers' Organization (Arabic: تنظيم الضباط الوطنيين‎‎) is an Iraqi organization made up of Iraqi officers which is similar to the Free Officers' Organization in Egypt. The members of this organization arose in the 1958 July revolution, when it led this movement in the toppling of the monarchy and the establishment of a republic.

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  • Hanna Batatu, The Old Social Classes and the Revolutionary Movements of Iraq: a Study of Iraq's Old Landed and Commercial Classes and of its Communists, Ba'thists, and Free Officers, Princeton, P.U.P. 1978. ISBN 0-691-05241-7