Overall Chronology

Overall Chronology

Thematic Chronology
1956 War
1955 - 1957
27 events

Covers the French-Israeli-British diplomatic and military preparations that preceded the invasion of Egypt - known as the Tripartite Aggression - to gain control of the Suez Canal, as well as the unfolding of the attack on the Gaza Strip and the Sinai and its diplomatic aftermath.

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Hawker Sea Hawk Armed on the HMS Eagle Suez 1956

A Royal Navy Hawker Sea Hawk (FG.A.Mk 6) serving the 897 and 899 naval air squadrons is armed aboard the aircraft carrier HMS Eagle in preparation for a strike on an Egyptian airfield.

November 1956
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Overall Chronology
E.g., 2021/06/16
E.g., 2021/06/16