Are the 'hidden truths' of Suez relevant today?

SIR - I have written a book, Suez: The Hidden Truths, which details those turbulent years of the Suez emergency of the early 1950s when thousands of troops, many of them National Servicemen, were posted to defend the canal zone, often in appalling conditi

SIR - I have written a book, Suez: The Hidden Truths, which details those turbulent years of the Suez emergency of the early 1950s when thousands of troops, many of them National Servicemen, were posted to defend the canal zone, often in appalling conditions.

From this failed adventure, can anything be learned today in the context of Afghanistan?

My book costs �7 incl p&p and is available from John Hunt, 14 Carrfield, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 8BS.

John Hunt, Suez Veteran.


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