Harkis

Eglish

In memory of my father

Michel Puech publie dans La lettre de la photographie, lettre quotidienne en français et en anglais.

 

50 years ago, Algeria won its independence after a long, deathly war. In order to face up to the Algerian nationalists’ insurrection, the French army called upon former colonial troops and their auxiliaries to create the “harkas”. They were referred to as “harkis”.

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