Terrorist attacks on nov 1st, 1954 by fln against french police and military in french algeria start of war. The french conquest of algeria began in 1830 in 1848 algeria was annexed as three french departments during the nineteenth century there were two waves of french immigration: post 1848 and post 1881. A chronology of the algerian war of independence the battle of algiers begins when three women plant bombs in public venues increasingly convinced that french control of algeria is. The algerian revolution began with the insurrection of november 1, when the fln organized a series of attacks against the french army and military infrastructure, and published a statement calling on algerians to get involved in the revolution.
A group of french algerian extremists, with the tacit support of the army, launched a brief, brutal counter-terrorist campaign against both the fln and the french government in algeria in an attempt to stop the movement toward independence, but french control of algeria was over.
Léopold lambert – paris on april 6, 2017 if you enjoy articles of the blog, have a look at the funambulist magazine the five following film/books dedicated to a specific aspect of the algerian revolution (1954-1962) from a fascinating historical series in which each new volume is engaged in a productive dialogue with their predecessors. History of algerian independence after the russian revolution, the algerian communist ahmed messali hadj began underground struggles to build a revolutionary movement to overthrow french colonialism the crémieux decree declaring the jews native to algeria to be french citizens, 1870 see algeria and the defeat of french humanism. We play an excerpt of the highly acclaimed 1966 film, the battle of algiers, that depicts the algerian struggle for independence against the french occupation in the 1950’s and early 60’s parallels are being drawn between the french use of torture against resistance fighters in algeria and the us abuse of prisoners in abu ghraib and guantanamo bay.
The battle of algiers (italian: la battaglia di algeri arabic: معركة الجزائر french: la bataille d'alger) is a 1966 italian-algerian historical war film co-written and directed by gillo pontecorvo and starring jean martin and saadi yacef.