Suez Crisis (1956)
Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:
Subjects include: a unified command in the Middle East; a European Defence Community; European federation; the Commonwealth and the Council of Europe; Britain's relations with Europe; the revolutionary role of private enterprise in Africa; Joseph Chamberlain; the Suez Canal; the liberation of Eastern Europe from the Soviet Union; relations with Europe and the Commonwealth.
Subjects include: racial equality, relating to China, the Middle East and Africa; Joseph Chamberlain's memoirs; the Commonwealth in the post-war world; the future of the Suez Canal Zone [Egypt]; review of "Tito Speaks"; Europe's view of the United States; the future of Eastern Europe; Europe or the Commonwealth.
Subjects include: the Anglo-Japanese Trade Agreement ("The Black Pact") and its effect on the Lancashire cotton industry; the Suez Canal [Egypt]; the Government's successes and aims; review of the 6th volume of Sir Winston Churchill's war memoirs, "Triumph and Tragedy"; the Conservative Party; National Service; MPs' pay.
Also includes extracts from JA's book "Sons of the Eagle", on his wartime experiences in Albania.
With correspondence, 1980-3 (5): including letters from Sir Ian Jacob, 3 December 1980 (1), and Lord Carver, 4 December 1980 (1), about the Suez Crisis; and a letter from Sir Hermann Bondi, 28 January 1981, about a British nuclear deterrent. These letters are a mixture of photocopies and originals.
Correspondence between Churchill and Eisenhower, President of the United States, on the Suez Crisis and Churchill's belief in the importance of the Anglo-American alliance in the Cold War. Also includes a covering letter from Winthrop Aldrich, American Ambassador to Britain.
Correspondence between Davis and the Admiralty, on subjects including: senior naval appointments; Davis's view of American aircraft carriers; Fleet exercises; concerns about Egypt and the Suez Canal Zone, Trieste, Jordan and the Maltese general election.
Draft manuscript on JA's experience of the Middle East (particularly relating to Iran and the Suez Canal, Egypt), with extracts from Hansard giving JA's various speeches on the Middle East.
Notes on the Suez Crisis.
Includes: press cuttings; article by Julian Amery on the risks of withdrawing troops from Suez [Egypt]; photograph of Julian Amery in uniform.
Constituency correspondence from JA's seats of Preston, Lancashire, and Brighton Pavilion, Sussex.
Subjects include: European economic policy; the Commonwealth economic conference; Commonwealth defence, particularly the Suez Canal; Poland; Central African Federation.
Subjects include: the Middle East; defence; the economy; European unity; Commonwealth trade; Cyprus; the Suez Crisis.
Miscellaneous speeches and notes from JA’s library desk, on subjects including: the Suez Crisis and its postmortem, including the Supplementary Estimates for increased spending on the army; National Service; reservists; JA's own career; general defence policy; cross-posting among different regiments; economic policy (in briefings to ministers from the Treasury).