Suez Crisis

Sources:

Source: Skills in History, P. Shuter and T. Lewis, Heineman, 1988

Many quarrels came to a head at Suez in 1956. Both Russia and the
USA were keen to increase their influence in the area. The USA was
becoming more closely linked with Israel while the Russians were growing
closer to Egypt.

Source: BBC Documentary (part 1 of 3)

Links:

Thinkquest
– The Suez Crisis of 1956

BBC
– Suez, end of Empire

BBC
– British History in Depth. The Suez Crisis.

Bodleian Library – Timeline of the Suez Crisis

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