THE FRENCH MILITARY GET VERY LUCKY during Suez Crisis

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  • Interviewee name: Bill Avis

  • Lance Corporal Bill Avis was conscripted in 1953 and served 2 years in the Suez Canal zone. However, in 1956 he was called up again and sent back to take part in the Suez Crisis. On his arrival back in the zone he was rather surprised to see what the French military had brought with them...

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from Stuart Prebble 15th Apr 2009, 05:41

How fascinating - no wonder the French were more keen to get back to base. Gives a whole new meaning to the idea of a parachute jump.......