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Suez Crisis
Coalition military victory;[1][2][3] Egyptian political victory[1]Anglo-French withdrawal following international pressure (December 1956) Israeli occupation of Sinai
Sinai
(until March 1957) UNEF deployment in Sinai[4] Straits of Tiran
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Cold War
The Cold War
Cold War
was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc
Eastern Bloc
(the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc
Western Bloc
(the United States, its NATO allies and others). Historians do not fully agree on the dates, but a common timeframe is the period between 1947, the year the Truman Doctrine, a U.S. foreign policy pledging to aid nations threatened by Soviet expansionism, was announced, and either 1989, when communism fell in Eastern Europe, or 1991, when the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
collapsed
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Lester Pearson
Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson PC OM CC OBE
OBE
(23 April 1897 – 27 December 1972) was a Canadian scholar, statesman, soldier, prime minister, and diplomat, who won the Nobel Peace Prize
Nobel Peace Prize
in 1957 for organizing the United Nations Emergency Force
United Nations Emergency Force
to resolve the Suez Canal Crisis. He was the 14th Prime Minister of Canada
Prime Minister of Canada
from 22 April 1963 to 20 April 1968, as the head of two back-to-back Liberal minority governments following elections in 1963 and 1965. During Pearson's time as Prime Minister, his Liberal minority governments introduced universal health care, student loans, the Canada Pension Plan, the Order of Canada, and the Maple Leaf flag
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André Beaufre
Rif
Rif
War World War IIBattle of FranceFirst Indochina War Suez Crisis Algerian War André Beaufre
André Beaufre
(25 January 1902 – 13 February 1975) was a French Army officer and military strategist who attained the rank of Général d'Armée
Général d'Armée
(Army General) before his retirement in 1961. He was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine
Neuilly-sur-Seine
and entered the military academy at École Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr
École Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr
in 1921, where he met the future French president Charles de Gaulle, who was an instructor. In 1925 he saw action in Morocco
Morocco
against the Rif, who opposed French rule
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Gamal Abdel Nasser
Gamal Abdel Nasser
Gamal Abdel Nasser
Hussein (/ˈnɑːsər, ˈnæsər/;[1] Arabic: جمال عبد الناصر حسين‎, Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [ɡæˈmæːl ʕæbdenˈnɑːsˤeɾ ħeˈseːn]; 15 January 1918 – 28 September 1970) was the second President of Egypt, serving from 1956 until his death in 1970. Nasser led the 1952 overthrow of the monarchy and introduced far-reaching land reforms the following year
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Abdel Hakim Amer
Mohamed Abdel Hakim Amer
Abdel Hakim Amer
(Egyptian Arabic: محمد عبد الحكيم عامر‎, IPA: [mæˈħæmmæd ʕæbdelħæˈkiːm ˈʕæːmeɾ]; 11 December 1919 – 13 September 1967) was an Egyptian general and political leader.Contents1 Early life 2 Military career 3 Arrest, trial and death 4 Awards 5 Honour5.1 Foreign honour6 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Amer was born in Astal, Samallot, in the El Minya on 11 December 1919.[1] After finishing grade school, he attended the
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Prisoner Of War
A prisoner of war (POW) is a person, whether combatant or non-combatant, who is held in custody by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict
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United States
Coordinates: 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of AmericaFlagGreat SealMotto:  "In God
God
We Trust"[1][fn 1]Other traditional mottos  "E pluribus unum" (Latin)
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Soviet Union
The Soviet Union
Soviet Union
(Russian: Сове́тский Сою́з, tr. Sovétsky Soyúz, IPA: [sɐˈvʲɛt͡skʲɪj sɐˈjus] ( listen)), officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Russian: Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, tr. Soyúz Sovétskikh Sotsialistícheskikh Respúblik, IPA: [sɐˈjus sɐˈvʲɛtskʲɪx sətsɨəlʲɪsˈtʲitɕɪskʲɪx rʲɪˈspublʲɪk] ( listen)), abbreviated as the USSR (Russian: СССР, tr. SSSR), was a socialist state in Eurasia
Eurasia
that existed from 1922 to 1991. Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics,[a] its government and economy were highly centralized. The country was a one-party state, governed by the Communist Party with Moscow
Moscow
as its capital in its largest republic, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
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United Nations
The United Nations
United Nations
(UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order. A replacement for the ineffective League of Nations, the organization was established on 24 October 1945 after World War II
World War II
with the aim of preventing another such conflict. At its founding, the UN had 51 member states; there are now 193. The headquarters of the UN is in Manhattan, New York City, and is subject to extraterritoriality. Further main offices are situated in Geneva, Nairobi, and Vienna. The organization is financed by assessed and voluntary contributions from its member states. Its objectives include maintaining international peace and security, promoting human rights, fostering social and economic development, protecting the environment, and providing humanitarian aid in cases of famine, natural disaster, and armed conflict
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
World War II Supreme Allied Commander in EuropeD-Day Operation OverlordSurrender of Germany VE-DayCrusade in EuropePresident of the United StatesPresidencyFirst TermDraft movement1952 CampaignElection1st InaugurationKorean War Atoms for PeaceCold WarNew Look Domino theoryInterstate Highway SystemSecond Term1956 campaignElection2nd InaugurationEisenhower Doctrine Sputnik
Sputnik
crisis Missile gapNDEA NASA DARPACivil Rights Act of 1957 Little Rock NineU-2 incident Farewell AddressPost-PresidencyLegacy Presidential library and museum Tributes and memorialsv t eDwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (/ˈaɪzənhaʊ.ər/ EYE-zən-how-ər; October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961
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Pound Sterling
3p, 4p, 6p,[1] 25p, £5, Sovereign (British coin), £20, £100, £500 (Silver Kilo), £1,000 (Gold Kilo)[2]DemographicsOfficial user(s) United Kingdom9 British territories British Antarctic Territory   Falkland Islands
Falkland Islands
(alongside Falkland Islands
Falkland Islands
pound)   Gibraltar
Gibraltar
(alongside Gibraltar
Gibraltar
pound)   Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
(Tristan da Cunha; alongside Saint Helena pound
Saint Helena pound
in Saint Helena
Saint Helena
and Ascension)   South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
(alongside Falkland Islands pound)   British Indian Ocean Territory
British Indian Ocean Territory
(de jure,
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Nobel Peace Prize
The Nobel Peace
Peace
Prize (Swedish: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature. Since March 1901,[3] it has been awarded annually (with some exceptions) to those who have "done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses".[4] As per Alfred Nobel's will, the recipient is selected by the Norwegian Nobel Committee, a five-member committee appointed by the Parliament of Norway. Since 1990, the prize is awarded on 10 December in Oslo City Hall each year
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René Coty
World War I: Battle of Verdun
Battle of Verdun
(1916)Jules Gustave René Coty
René Coty
(French pronunciation: ​[ʁəne kɔti]; 20 March 1884 – 22 November 1962) was President of France
France
from 1954 to 1959. He was the second and last president of the Fourth French Republic.Contents1 Early life and politics 2 Postwar life and presidency 3 In popular culture 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksEarly life and politics[edit] René Coty
René Coty
was born in Le Havre
Le Havre
and studied at the University of Caen, where he graduated in 1902, receiving degrees in law and philosophy. He worked as a lawyer in his hometown of Le Havre, specialising in maritime and commercial law. He also became involved in politics, as a member of the Radical Party, and in 1907 was elected as a district councillor
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History Of Israel
Modern Israel
Israel
is roughly located on the site of the ancient kingdoms of Israel
Israel
and Judah. The area (also known as Land of Israel
Israel
and as Palestine) is the birthplace of the Hebrew
Hebrew
language, the place that the Hebrew Bible
Hebrew Bible
was composed and the birthplace of Judaism
Judaism
and Christianity
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History Of Egypt
The history of Egypt
Egypt
has been long and rich, due to the flow of the Nile
Nile
river, with its fertile banks and delta. Its rich history also comes from its native inhabitants and outside influence. Much of Egypt's ancient history was a mystery until the secrets of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs
Egyptian hieroglyphs
were deciphered with the discovery and help of the Rosetta Stone. The Great Pyramid of Giza
Great Pyramid of Giza
is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
still standing. The Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the other Seven Wonders, is gone
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