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Troops of the South Staffordshire Regiment with batons and riot shields at the time of student rioting in Nicosia, 29 January 1956

Photograph, Cyprus (1954-1959), 1956.

The South Staffordshire deployed to Cyprus between 1955 and 1957 to assist British attempts to defeat a Greek-Cypriot revolt in favour of union with mainland Greece.

From a collection of 342 photographs of the post-war British Army 1943-1983.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2008-07-34-20


National Army Museum, London


National Army Museum, Study collection

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