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Consignment - Beginning of the Sinai War.
The Suez Crisis was a war fought on Egyptian territory in 1956. The conflict pitted Egypt against an alliance between the United Kingdom, France and Israel. The United States also played a crucial role, albeit not a military one.

This alliance against Egypt largely took place as a result of the Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser's action of nationalizing the Suez Canal Company, which operated the Suez Canal, an important asset to French and British economies, particularly as a chokepoint in world oil shipments. British policy makers initially feared an Israeli attack on Egypt, and sought cooperation...

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ISRAEL. 1956. Manifestation against Egyptian President Gamal...
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ISRAEL. 1956. Members of the Israeli Women's Army during a nighttime...
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Micha Bar-Am 1956

The Sinai Campaign, also known as OPERATION KADESH broke out...
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EGYPT. Egyptian prisoners captured by the Israelis in the Gaza...
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ISRAEL. 1956. Dead Egyptian soldier in the Sinai, after Israeli...
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SINAI. Sinai campaign 1956. The Sinai Campaign, also known as...
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ISRAEL. October 1956. A wounded Egyptian soldier being given...
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ISRAEL. 1956. An Israeli officer interrogates a prisoner from...
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ISRAEL. El Arish. 1956. On the 3rd day of the war, frightened...
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ISRAEL. 1956. Palestinian prisoners being guarded by Israeli...
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ISRAEL. 1956. General Moshe DAYAN, the Israeli Chief of Staff,...
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EGYPT. Suez. 1956. Israeli Prime Minister Ben GURION.
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ISRAEL. 1956. The victorious Israeli Infantry holds a parade...
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ISRAEL. 1956. Wounded in an Israeli hospital.
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EGYPT. Suez. 1956. Civilians patiently wait for food distributed....
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ISRAEL. Fedaheen Raids.1956. A blood splattered Yeshiva schoolroom...
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