ALGERIA, WHEN THE REPUBLIC ABDICATED

Events that shaped the countries of the Mediterranean

An episode from the series ECHOES OF HISTORY

Format: HD
Duration: 26 ’
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Available version: French
Rights: All Rights | Worldwide

Synopsis

In order to win the war at all costs, France's leaders allowed military leaders to establish a reign of terror in Algeria.

But although the politicians decided to gradually relinquish their power to the army, the military eventually turned against their "masters" with a putsch that led to the fall of the government and the return to power of General De Gaulle.