Series S-0164 - Middle East War of 1956 - correspondence

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Middle East War of 1956 - correspondence


  • 1956 - 1958 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 1.5 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 3

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Series documents the 1956 war between Israel and Egypt in the Sinai desert and the military action of France and England for control over the Suez Canal, including actions by the UN Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) and the first UN Emergency Force (UNEF I) during the conflicts. Records include correspondence, press clippings, and cables. Correspondents are Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold, Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General Andrew Cordier, UNTSO Acting Chief of Staff Byron V. Leary, and UNEF Chief of Staff E.L.M. Burns. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

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DAG-1/2.1.4 (b.68-71), A-637, A-85

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