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The War for Control of The Suez Canal

This video is about Israel’s least-known war: the 1956 Sinai Campaign. The video goes through the tactics, negotiations and military actions that Israel put in place, with the secret help of the British and French. It explains Israel’s “second war of independence” as some have called it and introduces military and political leaders Moshe Dayan and Ariel Sharon. Using this video and educator resources, students will learn about Israel-Egypt relations, pan-Arabism, and Israel in the international arena.

 

Use this video and prompts to learn deeply about the series of events that would cement Israel as a country that was here to stay.

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