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The Battle of Algiers-- The truth behind one of the bloodiest wars fought on the African Continent

The Rise of Colonial Power in Algeria
Algerian Resistance Against the French
A Newly Gained Independence
Present Day, Post Colonial Algeria
Gillo Pontecorvo - The Battle Of Algiers (1965)


Welcome to our site dedicated to telling the truth about what happened with Algerian resistance against the French Government throughout the 1950s and 1960s.  Please feel free to view the pages our site contains by clicking on the links to the left. 
A vast array of information on the French colonial powers, Algerian Resistance, and present day Algeria is included, as well as information about Gillo Pontecorvo's 1965 Film, 'The Battle of Algiers.  Though this may be a film made about the initial battle, it has had a profound effect on the world, even leading to a ban in France in the 1960s.
Please enjoy our site, and view the following pages.
click this link to view more clips from the movie:
(Quicktime is required to view the clips, it can be downloaded at the following site,
Our page for the movie is located to the left, make sure you check it out.

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Please click on the link above to watch a preview of the video, we are sorry for the inconvience of having to navigate away from the site to watch the entire piece, but our server has limitations with size.

Created by 8th Period Gifted II
Brandywine Heights High School
Weston Fillman
Lauren Fairchild
Alex Wiltrout
Ashlan Luft

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