Military History Of Egypt During World War II
In 1882 Egypt became a de facto British colony. This continued until 1922 when Egypt was granted its independence, but British troops remained around the Suez Canal zone. True self-rule did not begin until 1952 with the seizure of power by Colonel Gamal Abdel Nasser.
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