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The Cyprus Conflict of 1955

1955

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Enosis: Union of Cyprus with Greece, under the political leadership of Archbishop Makarious.

Eoka: The military wing under Colonel Georgios Grivas who's aim was the overthrow of British rule in Cyprus.

Churchill

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', April 21, 1955

Winston Churchill resigns as British Prime Minister, Anthony Eden Succeeds him.

1955A

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', June 29, 1955

Depecting: Anthony Eden.
ENOSIS: Union with Greece after gaining 'Cyprus' independence from Great Britian

1955C

By Vicky, 'The Daily Mirror', July 4, 1955

1955D

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', July 6, 1955

1955E

By Vicky, 'The Daily Mirror', August 29, 1955

1955F

By Cummings, 'The Daily Express', September 8, 1955

Decline and fall of the British Empire.

1955_A

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', September 16, 1955

1955G

By Vicky, 'The Daily Mirror', September 29, 1955

1955H

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', November 30, 1955

Archbishop Makarios became the dominant Cypriot advocating self-determination for Cyprus.

1955I

By Vicky, 'The Daily Mirror', December 10, 1955

Depicted: Harold Macmillan, the British Foreign Secretary.

Border Clashes Between Israel and Egypt

1955

1955J

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', March 4, 1955

"Thou shall not covet thy neighbor's house".

1955K

By Vicky, 'The Daily Mirror', October 3, 1955

For Egypt 'Neutralism' meant receiving arms from the West and from the East at the same time!

1955_B

By Harold Maples, 'The Fort Worth Star-Telegram', October 13, 1955

1955L

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', October 21, 1955

Depicted: Nasser of Egypt and Moshe Sharett, second Prime Minister of Israel.

1955_C

By Harold Maples, 'The Fort Worth Star-Telegram', November 1, 1955

Caption: The Dogs of War

1955M

By Vicky, 'The Daily Mirror', November 11, 1955

"I am so late in the world that I have lost my way forever" - quote by Mark Antony.

1955N

By Cummings, 'The Daily Express', November 14, 1955

"Long live justice - but if only this State of Israel idea had never been thought of!"

1955O

By Vicky, 'The Daily Mirror', November 21, 1955

Depicted: Dulles and Eden, Bulganin and Khrushchev.

1955P

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', November 22, 1955

1955Q

By Vicky, 'The Daily Mirror', November 24, 1955

1955P

By Low, 'The Manchester Guardian', November 29, 1955

1955R

By Vicky, 'The Daily Mirror', December 1, 1955

1955S

By Vicky, 'The New Statesman', December 10, 1955

Depicted: David Ben-Gurion.