The Battle of Algiers part two
The French 10th Para-troop Division is sent to the City of Algiers to combat the FLN’s terrorism campaign in the City. A biography of the Division commander General Massu. The French Army uses brutal methods to break the FLN in Algiers including the use of torture to obtain intelligence from suspected FLN members. Over three thousands Muslims are murdered by the French Army, many have their bodies dropped into the sea from helicopters. The power of the FLN is broken in the City and its leader Abane, flees.
To be published on Saturday 26th December 2020