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Title: France, the United States, and the Algerian War.
Description: Berkeley, University of California Press, 2001. BRAND NEW. Virgin copy, not yet traded. 8vo. Pp. xiv, 336. With 5 halftone illustrations and one map; notes, bibliography, index. Hardcover, navy blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, with dust-jacket. ISBN: 05202253410520225341 ¶ ~ First edition. The French war to keep Algeria coincided with eight years of Cold War history during which much of the world was transformed. Began on All Saints Day, November 1, 1954, the war ended in March 1962. During this period Britain and France invaded Egypt, while the Soviets invaded Hungary, and the United States went to the brink of nuclear war with China. In a fascinating and provocative work, Wall sheds new light on the nature of the Algerian war, on the reasons of its long duration, and on the international diplomatic crisis during a key period of the Cold War.

Keywords: Military history war warfare militaria militarism armed forces army navy battles campaigns Krieg Kriege Kriegszüge Feldzüge Militär Militärische Strategie Geschichte Militärgeschichte Kriegsgeschichte Armee Heer militaire Guerre Guerres histoire Suez C

Price: EUR 30.00 = appr. US$ 32.61 Seller: Librarium of The Hague
- Book number: 0244

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