The suitcase or the coffin
The streets of Algiers and Oran become a terrorist battleground between the OAS and the FLN. The French Government and its President Charles De Gaulle agrees to the FLN demands for Algerian independence and effectively give the FLN all they want. A million members of the Pied Noir community leave Algeria to live in France, Spain, Israel or another country, it is seen as a choice between the suitcase and the coffin. A look at the history of Algeria after independence and a biography of Algerian President Boumenience.
To be published on Saturday 30th January