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Description
En route to the Suez Canal, the Israeli 7th Armored Brigade is intercepted by the Egyptian 1st Armored Bridgade:.
Title
Bib Gifgafa
Subject
Publisher
Date
1956-11-02
Scenario#
B-1
Scenario Description
En route to the Suez Canal, the Israeli 7th Armored Brigade is intercepted by the Egyptian 1st Armored Brigade:.
Location
Retidim (Bir Gifgaia), Egypt
Battle Narrative
The Suez Crisis, or the Second Arab–Israeli war, also called the Tripartite Aggression in the Arab world and the Sinai War in Israel, was an invasion of Egypt in late 1956 by Israel, followed by the United Kingdom and France. The aims were to regain control of the Suez Canal for the Western powers and to remove Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser, who had just nationalised the canal. After the fighting had started, political pressure from the United States, the Soviet Union and the United Nations led to a withdrawal by the three invaders. The episode humiliated the United Kingdom and France and strengthened Nasser.
Narrative Source
Combatants
Egyptian
Israeli

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