Coup d' etat in Iran. Premier Mosaddegh overthrown.
Tehran Iran Date:1953, August Duration:1 min 54 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Mobs moving through the streets of Tehran, Iran, in trucks and on foot. Iranian military applauding. The house of Iranian Premier Mosaddegh seen after being ransacked by mobs. Civilian and military officials examine the damage and destruction, including destroyed vehicle in courtyard. Armed soldiers patrol through the building. Two soldiers pose with weapons pointed. A group of civilian officials comes out of the building and is met on the steps by a religious cleric, who smiles. Iranian Army General, Mohammad Fazlollah Zahedi, is seen with other military officers gathered in a building. He leaves the gathering and descends steps to a waiting car, past a saluting honor guard. He enters the car and is driven with heavily armed escort, past an airfield to a wooden gated facility with iconic pictures displayed on the gate and a flag flying above.
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