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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.