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Algeria Gains Independence from France

1962

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Algerian Independence National Movement 1961 poster.

Algerian War of Independence key players:
Ahmed Ben Bella, Principal Algerian leader,
The National Leberation Front (NFL),
President of France Charles de Gaulle,
General Salan led the OAS (Organization of the Secret Army)

The Evian Peace Agreement between France and Algeria.

1962A

By Vicky, 'The New Statesman', January 5, 1962

Published on front page. Article: "Can Arab Unity Survive? by Emile Bustani"

1962_B

By Cummings, 'The Daily Express', January 26, 1962

1962_C

By Low, 'The Guardian', February 6, 1962

News: In a TU broadcast, Charles de Gaulle, President of France, pledged that he would bring peace to Algeria.

1962_D

By Cummings, 'The Daily Express', February 9, 1962

Depicted: Ben Bella of the F.L.N. Salan of the O.A.S. and de Gaulle.

1962B

By Vicky, 'The New Statesman', February 16, 1962

Published on front page: "Arab Socialism by Kingsley Amis" printed under image.

1962C

By Fritz Behrendt, 'The Sunday Express', February 18, 1962

1962_E

By Low, 'The Guardian', February 21, 1962

News: A provisional agreement was reached between France and the National Liberation Front of Algeria on a cease-fire and self-determination.
Earlier in the month the O.A.S. had exploded plastic devices in Paris to mark the anniversary of the settlers' revolt in Algiers.

1962_H

By Vicky, 'The New Statesman', February 23, 1962

General Salan ordered his O.A.S. extemists to make all-out war on Gaullist France.

1962_I

By Arthur Wragg, 'The Sunday Pictorial', February 25, 1962

1962_I

By Papas, 'The Guardian', February 28, 1962

1962_J

By Waite, 'The Daily Sketch', March 20, 1962

1962_K

By Abu, 'The Observer', March 25, 1962

1962_L

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', July 3, 1962

French Withdraw from Algeria

1962_M

By Peter Clarke, 'The Daily Sketch', July 4, 1962

Also publishen in N.Y. Times July 9th, 1962 News: One hundred and thirty-two years of French rule in Algeria came to an end when President De Gaulle signed a declaration which "solemnly recognised" the independence of the North African country.

Albert Camus: A Voice in the Wilderness

1962_N

By Hal Mundane in Illustrations

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960) Algerion born, Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher.

1964D

By Low, 'The Guardian', August 31, 1962

Depicted: David Ben-Gurion and the Arab League in disarray.

1962E

By Jon, 'The Daily Mail', August 31, 1962

In the news: defence cooperation between Jordan and Saudi Arabia was announced.

1962F

By Vicky, 'The Evening Standard', October 24, 1962

Face-saving solution. Kennedy and Khrushchev agree to remove respective missiles.