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Tribesmen in Aden, 1966 (c)

Photograph, Aden Emergency (1963-1968), 1966 (c).

Many Aden residents as well as tribesmen from the hinterland resented the British military presence there. Egged on by President Nasser of Egypt, they formed the National Liberation Front (NLF) in Yemen, which itself had designs on Aden and its hinterland. An insurgency against British rule known as the Aden Emergency soon began.

From the personal album of Pte M Arnold, 3rd Battalion Royal Anglian Regiment; collected whilst serving in Aden, October 1966 to May 1967.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1999-11-8-14

Copyright/Ownership

Copyright: M Arnold

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1999-11-8-14