TITLE

In Algeria a cabal of French generals tried to overthrow Charles de Gaulle's government

AUTHOR(S)
Bimberg, Edward L.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Military History;Sep2005, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the problems faced by former President Charles de Gaulle in ruling French colony Algeria. Action taken by the French government in response to a guerrilla war launched by the Muslim Algerian nationalists against European settlers; Appointment of the Compagnies Républicaine de Sécurité and the 1st Régiment Étranger Parachutiste to respond to barricades set up by the settlers' militia; Factors that contributed to the failure of an attempted coup in the colony.
ACCESSION #
17957642

 

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