The Suez Canal has been extremely important in the world of transportation and supply chains since its creation in 1859. But in 1956, a conflict changed the dynamic of the canal and its impact on countries that use it.

Join Deputy Editor Brielle Jaekel and fellow FreightWavesTV host Mary O’Connell as they dive into the conflict, a hidden objective and more in this week’s episode of Tracks Through Time.

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