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The Algerian War of Independence (1954–62) was a period of guerrilla strikes, maquis fighting, terrorism against civilians on both sides, and riots between the French army and colonists in Algeria and the FLN and other pro-independence Algerians.
Merciless "café wars," resulting in nearly 5,000 deaths, were waged in France between the two rebel groups throughout the years of the War of Independence.
An important watershed in the War of Independence was the massacre of civilians by the FLN near the town of Philippeville in August 1955.
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The Algerian War of Independence (1954–62) was a period of guerrilla strikes, maquis fighting, terrorism against civilians on both sides, and riots between the French army and colonists, or the "colons" as they were called, in Algeria and the FLN (Front de Libération Nationale) and other pro-independence Algerians.
The FLN's main Algerian rival — with the same goal of Algerian independence — was the later National Algerian Movement (Mouvement National Algérien, MNA) whose main supporters were Algerian workers in France.
According to France, in 1962 there were 236,000 Algerian Muslims fighting for the French army; some estimates suggest that, with their families, they may have numbered at much as 1 million, but 400,000 is more commonly cited.
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 Learn more about Algerian War of Independence in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As the FLN campaign spread through the countryside, many European farmers in the interior (called pied-noir) sold their holdings and sought refuge in Algiers, where their cry for sterner countermeasuresm, including state of emergency, capital punishment for political crimes and denouncement of all separatists, swelled.
France's seeming intransigence in settling a colonial war that tied down half the manpower of its armed forces was also a source of concern to its North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies.
The war uprooted more than 2 million Algerians, who were forced to relocate in French concentration camps or to flee to Morocco, Tunisia, and into the Algerian hinterland, where many thousands died of starvation, disease, and exposure.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Algerian War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Algerian War of Independence (1954 - 1962) was a period of guerilla strikes, terrorism, counter-terrorism and riots between French army and colonists in Algeria and FLN and other pro-independence Algerians.
FLN's main rival — with the same goal of Algerian independence — was the National Algerian Movement (Mouvement National Algérien[?] — MNA[?]) who mainly gained support in Algerian workers in France.
On October 17, 1961 when, after a peaceful march organized by the FLN, a large number of Algerian civilians were killed in Paris by the police.
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 Algerian National Liberation (1954-1962)
This war was one of the many wars for independence which occurred during the 1950s and 1960s.
The movement for independence came from the Algerians' dissatisfaction with being treated as second-class citizens by the French colonial government.
Algerian resentment of the French invaders was both widspread and well-founded.
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Algerian War of Independence (1954 - 1962) was a period of guerrilla strikes, maquis fighting, terrorism against civilians on both sides, and riots between the French army and colonists in Algeria and the FLN and other pro-independence Algerians.
The FLN's main Algerian rival – with the same goal of Algerian independence – was the later National Algerian Movement (Mouvement National Algérien – MNA) whose main supporters were Algerian workers in France.
De Gaulle's call on the rebel leaders to end hostilities and to participate in elections was met with adamant refusal."The problem of a cease-fire in Algeria is not simply a military problem," said the GPRA's Abbas.
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After the Second World War, the policy of colonization was generally recognized as passé, but the French could not seem to give up their dreams of united Frenchman located around the globe.
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A French appeals court has declared a man conceived in rape by French soldiers during the Algerian war of Independence a war victim and awarded him damages.
The still-painful debate over the Algerian conflict was re-opened recently when French General Paul Aussaresses published his memoirs, in which he admitted to using torture and assassination when dealing with Algerian rebels.
The Algerian war ended in 1962 with independence for the north African colony.
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 Click Afrique: Magazine: History: Africa's Modern Conflicts - Algerian War of Independence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The OAS was dedicated to maintaining French supremacy in Algeria and attempted to increase this through terrorist activities in France and Algeria, including the alleged attempted assassination of Charles De Gaulle as fictionally portrayed in the film 'Day of the Jackal'.
However the independence tide was now unstoppable, in 1962 the Evians Accord signalled France's acceptance of self determination for the Algerian people and laid out the timetable for eventual Algerian independence in 1962 with Ben Bella as its first President.
The lasting legacy of the war, however, is the culture of violence that has permeated the Algerian society and till today manifests itself in the ongoing conflict between the current Government and Islamic Organisations.
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 The Algerian War
For years, leaders of Algerian nationalism strove peacefully for independence, which led simply to greater repression.
Algerian nationalist leaders fled to Tunisia while the French tried to break all contact between leaders inside the country and those outside.
The war continued and might eventually have been settled in France's favor if it weren't for the settlers.
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Science Fair Projects - Algerian War of Independence
The Algerian War of Independence (1954–62) was a period of guerrilla strikes, maquis fighting, terrorism against civilians on both sides, and riots between the French army and colonists in Algeria and the FLN (Front de Libération Nationale) and other pro-independence Algerians.
The role of ideology in the French-Algerian war, New York: Prager Publishers 1989
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 FRANCE TO GIVE OFFICIAL STAMP TO ALGERIAN WAR
ARIS, May 9 (AFP) After almost 40 years, France is preparing to set the record straight on Algeria, and to recognise officially for the first time that the French drive to crush Algerian independence fighters was a war.
French members of parliament will open a debate Thursday on a draft bill recognising the state of war in Algeria.
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 France's curfew law drafted during Algerian war: 08.11.2005: www.prague-apartments-hotels.com
France's curfew law drafted during Algerian war: 08.11.2005: www.prague-apartments-hotels.com
The curfew law that has been invoked in France was drafted during the Algerian war of independence from Paris in the 1950s.
I don't think it's going to work." "It's a good idea if it's going to stop all of this," said another resident of the suburbs.
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 France's curfew law drafted during Algerian war: 08.11.2005: www.prague-hotel-hotels.com
France's curfew law drafted during Algerian war: 08.11.2005: www.prague-hotel-hotels.com
"It really is starting to become like a war in the city.
And the children have nothing to do with it.
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Annedith Schneider - Re-writing the Algerian War on French Soil: Family Memory, National Memory
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 LE PEN DID NOT TORTURE DURING ALGERIAN WAR, SAYS FORMER COMMANDER
LE PEN DID NOT TORTURE DURING ALGERIAN WAR, SAYS FORMER COMMANDER
ARIS, June 7 (AFP) French far right leader Jean Marie Le Pen on Friday again rejected allegations that he tortured prisoners during Algeria's war of independence, and one of his former commanding officers backed up his account.
Retired general Louis Martin, who was at the time the captain of Le Pen's paratroop regiment, said Le Pen, then a lieutenant, was a section leader but had never been responsible for [...]
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 The Polynational War Memorial: Conflict Details ALGERIAN WAR OF INDEPENDECE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Polynational War Memorial: Conflict Details ALGERIAN WAR OF INDEPENDECE
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