Omar Mukhtar Club

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cyrenaican (libyan) political organization.

The club was founded in 1943 by younger men advocating an independent and unitary Libya. It became increasingly critical of the British military administration and older leaders cooperating with it. By 1949, it had accepted that a federation of the provinces of Cyrenaica, Tripolitania, and Fezzan was an essential feature of Libyan independence.

john l. wright