Nasser challenges the West by seizing the £35 million a year Canal Company.
Egypt's leader hoists his country's flag at Port Said, amid tremendous popular enthusiasm.
Delegates arrive to London for Suez talks, Nasser talks in Cairo - Army is getting ready.
In record time and with few casualties Anglo-French troops take over the Canal Zone.
Co-production with the BBC.
Army in attack, firing guns, buildings burning, parachutists dropping. Sunken ships in Canal.
Extracts from Eden's radio and television broadcast to the nation about the Suez Crisis.