WORLD WAR II BEGINS Germany invades Poland and World War II begins. France declares war and moves it's army into the great Maginot Line. Britain transports a huge army to France. The Anglo-French naval supremacy is the Allies' greatest asset for a victory. Destroyers fire their cannons.
U.N. AT SUEZ In New York, U.N. Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold boards a plane for Cairo,rnwhere he will personally supervise operations of the International U.N. Police Force. In Port Said, the wreckage of war awaits him, in the wake of the Anglo-French amphibious assault. Still blocked by sunken ships is the key Suez Canal--waiting for uncertain peace.
NEW NATO CHIEF Naples welcomes General Lauris Norstad, newly named commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, as the western alliance meets in an attempt to heal the rift caused by the Anglo-French invasion of Egypt. Gen Norstad reviews international contingents of NATO forces.
PRIME MINISTER EDEN IN SUEZ CRISIS As Israeli troops consolidate gains on the Sinai Peninsula, hope for a peacefulrnoutcome to a Suez crisis rises with British Minister Eden's offer to withdrawrnAnglo-French forces from the Canal Zone in favor of a United Nation's PolicernForce.
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