Canadian members of the United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) on the border between Egypt and Israel, 1962

Canadian members of the United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) on the border between Egypt and Israel, 1962

In the aftermath of the Suez Canal crisis, Canada and nine other countries contributed a total of 6000 men to the first United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF). This directive set the precedent for Canada’s ongoing involvement with United Nations peace-keeping missions around the world.

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Dept of National Defence, Library and Archives Canada, PA-122737

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