The World: Return to Suez

At 10 G.M.T. one morning last week, as the disengagement agreement specified, an Israeli officer formally surrendered Kilometer 101 to the United Nations Emergency Force. A little more than an hour later the last five Israeli half-tracks and Jeeps pulled out. The blue-helmeted U.N. force struck its olive-drab tent on the Cairo-Suez highway that had been the site for the first face-to-face meeting of Israeli and Egyptian officers in almost two decades. Finally, Egyptian troops reoccupied the road to Suez. TIME Correspondent Wil ton Wynn, who followed them, filed this report:

On the outskirts of Suez, swarms of soldiers and civilians in...

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