UNITED NATIONS: Arms & the Man

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Early one morning last week a Swissair DC-6B set down ten miles from the Suez Canal city of Ismailia. Out of the plane, looking slightly airsick, trooped 45 apple-cheeked young Danish soldiers wearing sky-blue helmet liners and arm bands. Falling them in, 30-year-old 1st Lieut. Axel Bojsen marched his men past a hangar, gutted by British bombers, up to an Egyptian brigadier. "On behalf of the Egyptian armed forces," intoned the brigadier, "I welcome you as guests, as troops of the United Nations Emergency Force."

Within the next 24 hours, the...

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