'No War with Egypt', 1956
Photograph, Suez Crisis (1956).
In November 1956, British and French forces invaded Egypt in collusion with Israel. This was a reaction to Colonel Gamal Abdel Nasser's nationalisation of the Franco-British Suez Canal Company. The invasion of Egypt caused a diplomatic storm abroad and much domestic opposition at home.
This image depicts members of the British Peace Committee who organised a 2,000-strong demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament.
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