GV. Inside shed at quayside, Southampton, Hampshire. Troops picking up kit and preparing to walk to waiting ship bound for Cyprus. LV. Troops going up gangplank into "Dilwara" SV. Pan, armoured vehicles on roadside on Newport - Cardiff road waiting to move off to docks. CU. Soldier...
Material related to newsreel story "Canal Crisis Develops (aka Glubb Pasha)" - 56/66.
Material related to newsreel story "United Nations' Biggest Test" - 56/94.
Discussions arise after Egypt talks about abrogating her treaty with Britain.
Material related to newsreel story "Menzies Mission (aka Suez Crisis Menzies Mission)" - 56/72.
Panamanian demonstrators fight to make the Americans leave the Canal Zone.
The effects of the Suez Crisis and the closure of the canal begin to be felt by motorists.
Army in attack, firing guns, buildings burning, parachutists dropping. Sunken ships in Canal.