Screening | The Algerian War, 1954-1962: The Roots of Counterinsurgency
Thursday, February 1, 2018, 6 pm
The Algerian War was a momentous struggle for independence from France by Algerian nationalists between 1954 and 1962. This 8 year conflict resulted in at least one million Algerian deaths, the exodus of as many European settlers, and caused the fall of 6 French Prime Ministers. It was the last of the old-style "colonial struggles' and the first of what would become the widespread wars of decolonization. It also marked the first practical application of what we today call counter-insurgency.
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This film is presented by the Buffalo State Department of History & Social Studies Education at Buffalo State.