EGYPT: A Million Hushes

Egyptian small fry zestfully played a new game. The kid who was "it" would walk down the street with a stick over his shoulder, imitating a British soldier. The others would sneak up behind, belabor him violently and grab his "rifle," shouting, "Die, Inglesi!"

It wasn't that kind of child's play in the Suez Canal zone city of Ismailia. There a fight broke out in front of Egyptian police headquarters. Four British army officers, seven Egyptian cops and four civilians were killed. After order was restored, a truce was arranged: the Egyptians...

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