The Algerian War 1954 62 (Paperback)

By Martin Windrow, Mike Chappell (Illustrator), Mike Chappell (With)
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It is hard to convey the public impact of France's war to maintain her colonial grip on Algeria; yet in the late 1950s this ugly conflict dominated Europe's media to almost the same extent as would Vietnam ten years later. It brought France to the very verge of military coup d'etat; it destroyed thousands of careers; bitterly divided the French military and political classes for a generation; and sent hundreds of thousands of European settler families into often ruinous exile. This title details the history, organisation, equipment and uniforms of the forces involved in the Algerian War (1954-1962).

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ISBN: 9781855326583
ISBN-10: 1855326582
Publisher: Osprey Publishing (UK)
Publication Date: November 15th, 1997
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Men-At-Arms (Osprey)