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General Sir Charles Keightley, Commander of Operation Musketeer, meets French paratroopers at Suez, 1956

Photograph, Suez Crisis (1956).

Keightley was then serving as Commander of Middle East Land Forces. General Jacques Massu (right) commander of the French airborne forces, stands to his right. Most of the French paratroopers who served at Suez came from Massu's recently formed 10th Parachute Division.

From a collection of photographs assembled for use in Col Robin McNish's 'Iron Division - The History of the 3rd Division', depicting the 3rd Division, 1918-1977.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2007-12-6-116


National Army Museum, London


National Army Museum, Study collection

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