16 Facts About Algerian War


Algerian War, known as the Algerian Revolution or the Algerian War of Independence, and sometimes in Algeria as the War of 1 November, was fought between France and the Algerian National Liberation Front from 1954 to 1962, which led to Algeria winning its independence from France.

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Algerian War Muslims served as tirailleurs and spahis; and French settlers as Zouaves or Chasseurs d'Afrique.

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Many Algerian soldiers served for the French Army in the French Indochina War had strong sympathy to the Vietnamese fighting against France and took up their experience to support the ALN.

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The Algerian War population radicalized itself in particular because of the terrorist acts of French-sponsored Main Rouge group, which targeted anti-colonialists in all of the Maghreb region, killing, for example, Tunisian activist Farhat Hached in 1952.

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Algerian War favored stepping up French military operations and granted the army exceptional police powers—a concession of dubious legality under French law—to deal with the mounting political violence.

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Until 1958, deputies representing Algerian War districts were able to delay the passage of the measure by the National Assembly of France.

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Algerian War's widow claimed that Camus, though discreet, was in fact an ardent supporter of French Algeria in the last years of his life.

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Harkis were mostly used in conventional formations, either in all-Algerian War units commanded by French officers or in mixed units.

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In 1958, the Provisional Government of the Algerian War Republic was created, naming official representatives to negotiate with France.

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Algerians of many political factions, the legacy of their War of Independence was a legitimization or even sanctification of the unrestricted use of force in achieving a goal deemed to be justified.

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Algerian War recognized the assassination of lawyer Ali Boumendjel and the head of the FLN in Algiers, Larbi Ben M'Hidi, which had been disguised as suicides.

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Algerian War went on to say that nothing that his client had done against the French Resistance that was not done by "certain French officers in Algeria" who, Verges noted, could not be prosecuted because of de Gaulle's amnesty of 1962.

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Algerian War's asked if it were possible for her to see Dr Richaud one last time to thank him personally, but it later turned out that Dr Richaud had died in 1997.

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Algerian War argued that they were justified, as torture and extrajudicial executions were the only way to defeat the FLN.

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Indeed, the Algerian War is not even the subject of a specific chapter in the textbook for terminales Henceforth, Benjamin Stora stated:.

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Algerian War argues that the least controversial of all the numbers put forward by various groups are those concerning the French soldiers, where government numbers are largely accepted as sound.

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