Overall Chronology

Overall Chronology

Thematic Chronology
1956 War
1955 - 1957
26 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
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E.g., 2020/03/31
Event Date Subject
Egypt Restricts Passage Through Strait of Tiran 11 September 1955
Egyptian-Czech Arms Deal 27 September 1955
Egypt Blocks Greek Freighter 25 May 1956
Israel and France Plan War 22 June 1956 - 29 July 1956
US Withdraws Aswan Funding 19 July 1956
Nationalization of the Suez Canal 26 July 1956
London Conference on Suez 16 August 1956 - 23 August 1956
Egyptian-Israeli Armed Incidents 17 August 1956 - 11 September 1956
Ben-Gurion Addresses the Issue of Suez 26 August 1956
Britain, France, and Israel Sign the Protocol of Sèvres 22 October 1956 - 24 October 1956
Israel Invades Egypt 29 October 1956
Kafr Qasim Massacre 29 October 1956
Britain and France Join the War 31 October 1956
Israel Occupies Gaza 1 November 1956 - 3 November 1956
GA Resolutions 997 (ES-I) and 998 (ES-I): UNGA Emergency Session 2 November 1956 - 5 November 1956
British and French Troops Invade Canal Zone 5 November 1956
Soviet Union Threatens Intervention 5 November 1956
GA Resolution 1002 (ES-I) 7 November 1956
Israel Addresses the Future of Sinai 7 November 1956 - 8 November 1956
Israel Addresses the Future of Gaza 10 November 1956 - 3 February 1957
The United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) Deploys in Sinai 12 November 1956 - 12 March 1957
GA Resolutions 1123, 1124, 1125 (XI) 19 January 1957 - 3 February 1957
Israel Refuses Full Withdrawal 3 February 1957
Pressures and Assurances to Israel on Gulf of Aqaba and Gaza 20 February 1957 - 1 March 1957
Israel Withdraws from Gaza and Sinai 7 March 1957 - 12 March 1957
Fatah Is Founded September 1957