THE MIDDLE EAST: Soldiers and Salvage

It was something strange to see—an unwieldy hodgepodge of Scandinavian and Colombian infantry, Indian paratroopers, Yugoslav reconnaissance troops and Canadian headquarters personnel—yet the world's first international police force, taking form in Egypt last week, became from the outset a real instrument of power. Danish riflemen a little sheepishly took up buffer positions between the Egyptian and Anglo-French lines at El Cap, about 27 miles south of Port Said, and this week Norwegian and Danish troops are scheduled to relieve the Anglo-French forces of control of a large part of Port Said....

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