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October 6th 1981 Cairo: a military parade celebrates the anniversary of Egypt’s successful crossing of the Suez Canal. Suddenly a truck skips to a halt. Four men race to the reviewing stand firing and throwing grenades. Seven people are killed including Egypt’s president Anwar al-Sadat. Infamous Assassinations: Anwar Sadat
In 1882 Britain effectively takes control of the country. ibid.
In 1940 Mussolini’s Italy launches a major invasion from its colony in Libya, but this is easily thrown back by a British force less than a tenth the size. ibid.
Freed in 1948 Sadat returns to the Army and becomes a leading member of the free officers movement alongside Colonel Nasser. ibid.
July 26th 1956 Cairo: to emphasise the independence of the Egyptian republic Nasser nationalises the Suez Canal. ibid.
In 1969 he [Nasser] again makes Sadat his vice-president. ibid.
March 1979: Egyptian president Anwar Sadat stepped out welcomed by thunderous cheer from an overjoyed crowd. He had just returned to his country from Washington DC where five days earlier he had signed an historic treaty. Anwar Sadat: Assassinated Egyptian Leader, Youtube 23.12, African Biographics 2023
Only two years after the signing of the Egyptian/Israeli peace treaty President Anwar Sadat was assassinated by members of an Islamic fundamentalist group in October 1981. ibid.