1956 Press Photo Loading Field Guns On To Rail Carriers
"Operation Suez" Begins...
Loading Field Guns On To Rail Carriers...
Many units of the Army have had their orders - following the 'Grab' of the Suez Canal by Colonel Nasser the Egyptian Prime Minister... Call up orders are expected to be issued within the next 36 hours to more than 25,000 reservists - mostly army - so that they will be ready to protect the canal in case of difficulty...
Keystone Photo Shows: Men of the 21st. Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery, in Edinburgh busily at work loading Field Guns on to rail carriers - ready for Suez.
Photo measures 10.25 x 8.25 inches.
Photo is dated 3-3-1956.
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