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Anglo French troops attack to seize the Suez Canal in Egypt.

Major events of 1956. Ships underway in Suez Canal, Egypt. President, Abdul Nasser announces the seizure of the canal. Soldiers move up in Egypt and dead Egyptian soldiers as a result of Anglo French attack. Anglo French planes bomb the canal area. Airborne troops land in the canal area. Debris due to aerial bombings spread on the street. Matter discussed at the United Nations meeting leading to a cease fire in the area. The Secretary General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold arrives in Egypt for negotiations. The United Nations Emergency Police forces enter a city in Egypt. People give a warm welcome to the forces.

Date: 1956, December 24
Duration: 1 min 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Demonstrations and riots in Cairo, Egypt, when United Nations forces entered Port Said during the Suez crisis of 1956.

Opening scene shows men in the streets of Cairo, Egypt. Remnants of barriers lay across the road. Black smoke rises from a building fire in the background. Camera focuses on a portrait of Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, atop a tall street pole. Street filled with men milling about. Men running beside railroad tracks, as smoke appears to be in the background. A crowd of men watch as one of them pulls down a banner displayed on a building. Back at the railroad site, several men watch a military armored car. Men assist another who is seen lying on a sidewalk. A young boy walks past as the men start to pull the victim up from the sidewalk. A group of men carrying the victim along a street. View from flat roof overlooking street below where a patrolling jeep carrying soldiers passes below. Charred material and destroyed steel barriers obstruct a street. Pedestrians walk about on sidewalks and street in background. Closeup of more charred and steel obstacles on a street. Men on the street in the background. Smoke rising from a burning obstacle in a street. Boulders and rubble blocking a street. View along a street completely covered along its length in rocks and slabs of concrete. Pedestrians walk along the sides of the road. Men standing in rubble at a street corner. Views of more charred makeshift road barriers. An armored car parked in center of the city. A bicyclist rides past and pedestrians ignore it. A White van speeds along the road (possibly an ambulance). Glimpse of a narrow street or alleyway, lined with shops with awnings.

Date: 1956
Duration: 1 min 14 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Military parade in Cairo Egypt, before outbreak of hostilities in Suez crisis.

Egyptian military parade in Republic Square, Cairo, Egypt, during escalating tensions over Suez Canal, in October, 1956. . Marching troops. One contingent double-times. Artillery pieces being towed. Tanks rolling down the boulevard. President of Egypt Gamal Abdel Nasser, in Army uniform, stands with General Mohamed Abdel Hakim Amer, Egyptian Army Chief of Staff, as they review the Egyptian military forces. Officials and diplomats seated for the event. Egyptian troops in armored vehicles passing in review.

Date: 1956, October
Duration: 51 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Invasion of Egypt during the Suez Crisis

Film opens with aerial views of City of Suez and environs during the invasion of Egypt by Israel, Britain, and France, to seize control of the Suez Canal and overthrow Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, in 1956. At TC:00:24 is an aerial view of two ships scuttled by the Egyptians in Port Said at the entrance to the Suez Canal. Many ships are seen in Port Said, itself, including a large British landing craft (L9006). Glimpse of British sailors on the landing craft with Union Jack waving above them. Formations of British soldiers, wearing Balmoral bonnet headgear, marching inland from the port. Area of the port covered with artillery pieces and war materiel being loaded into trucks. Closeup of British soldiers loading shells and ammunition into trucks. Egyptian men mingling on the streets of Port Said. A British soldier and an officer are seen amongst them. Low altitude aerial view of the Suez Canal. View of ships at entrance of the Canal in Port Said (with the scuttled ship blockade behind them) . A British Dido Class light cruiser is seen with the ships.

Date: 1956
Duration: 1 min 2 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Egyptian army sets up defenses in Cairo during the Suez crisis of 1956

Egyptian soldiers take up positions to protect Cairo, during the Suez crisis of 1956. In opening scene, a soldier, is seen standing next to a jeep. Camera pans up to cinema marquee advertising an American movie: "Crime in the Streets." Soldiers positioned, at steel barriers in the street, monitor passing traffic which includes civilian cars and military jeeps. Camera in moving vehicle focuses on a jeep passing a heavy armored car parked at a street corner. Camera vehicle drives up close past the armored car, as it follows jeep carrying soldiers. View from side of street, as two jeeps drive past carrying soldiers. Camera focuses on one as it passes a gasoline station, with no activity at its pumps. The jeep continues past a tank at an intersection, with soldiers standing guard. The jeep continues into a more residential section, passing road barriers and a man and woman with some children, crossing the street, near troops at a fortified position on the corner. large portions of the street are obstructed by steel barriers, which the jeep must maneuver past. It passes several parked civilian cars. The next scene shows fortified position of civilian militia. Several militia members pose for the camera, pointing rifles from behind heavily sandbagged positions. Camera view from immediately behind one shows the road completely closed by steel barriers. View from behind another militia man who is looking through binoculars. Scene changes altogether to soldiers escorting civilian prisoners into a building for interrogation. Inside, a man shows pieces of a torn photograph to two men and asks them about the person shown in them. Unhappy with their responses, he slaps one of them during the questioning.

Date: 1956
Duration: 1 min 18 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
British and French troops patrol streets with tanks in Egypt during the Suez Crisis.

European troops in Egypt during the Suez Crisis. European tanks patrol the streets of Egypt. Egyptian prisoners are held. Troops stand outside small huts. British and French soldiers in a field with smoke rising in the background. A soldier watches from the roof of a building.

Date: 1956
Duration: 1 min 45 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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