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Suez Crisis 1956

BBC: UK Considered Cutting Off Nile

Contains the article detailing the United Kingdom’s plan in 1956 to cut off water flow to the Nile River in order to force Egypt’s president to give up control over the waterway.

Lester Pearson and the Suez Crisis

Describes the conflict and events that led up to it, with audio visual resources. Includes an account of the Canadian Foreign Minister's role in achieving a resolution, for which he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

Suez 1956

An illustrated memoir of the campaign, produced by the son of a British paratrooper who took part in it.

The Suez Crisis

A collection of articles, maps, and analysis of the Suez Crisis, produced by the BBC in 2006.

The Suez Crisis: Key Maps

A resource produced by the BBC on the 50th anniversary; includes an account and time line, with an assessment. Also offers maps and audio-visual resources.

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