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The Egyptian Revolution of 1952

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1952A

By Giles, 'The Daily Express', January 18, 1952

To King Farouk: "Mazal Tov"

1952B

By Joseph Lee, 'The Evening News', January 21, 1952

Caption: "I just heard that the British are going to give us millions to buy things to chuck at British soldiers! Ha! Ha!"

1952C

By Low, 'The Daily Herald', January 29, 1952

"The Cairo Fires."
Anti-British riots erupted in Ismailia and spread to Cairo.

1952D

By Low, 'The Daily Herald', April 15, 1952

Caption based on the children's book 'Hide & Seek Duck' by Irma Wilde. Published 1952.

1952E

By Low, 'The Daily Herald', July 24, 1952

King Farouk was overthrown by a military coup that launched the Egyptian revolution of 1952.
In Iran, Mosaddeq undermines the Shah's hold on power.

1952F

By Giles, 'The Daily Express', July 29, 1952

King Farouk's baby son was proclaimed King Faud II.

1952G

By Low, 'The Daily Herald', August 7, 1952

In a military coup d'├ętat, a group of officers (the Free Officers Movement) gained the control of Egypt,
headed by General Naguib but led by Colonel Gamal Abdel Nasser.

1952H

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', September 15, 1952

1952I

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', November 25, 1952

1952J

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', December 11, 1952

Introducing the first known cartoon illustration of Gamal Abdel Nasser.