Israel invades Egypt; Suez Crisis begins
The Suez Crisis was an invasion of Egypt by Israel, followed by the UK and France with the aim to regain Western control of the Suez Canal and to remove Egyptian President from power. All three nations withdrew the invasion a week later.
29th October 1956: Israel invades Egypt in the Suez Crisis
The 1956 Suez Crisis and the end of the British Empire
Israel Invades Egypt - Britain Acts (1956)
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