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Turkish troops near Famagusta, January 1964

Photograph by Tom Pocock, Cyprus, 1964.

In the 1960s relations between the majority Greek-Cypriot and the minority Turkish-Cypriot communities on the island deteriorated. There were armed clashes between the two sides, particularly in Nicosia. Forces from Greece, Turkey and Britain were deployed to keep the peace.

From a collection of 284 photographs showing themes relating to the British Army from the end of World War Two in 1945 to the evacuation of Aden, 1967.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1996-06-157-104

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1996-06-157-104