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De Gaulle and Algeria, 1940-60

by Michael Kettle

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Published by Quarter Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gaulle, Charles de, -- 1890-1970.,
  • Algeria -- Politics and government -- 1958-1969.,
  • Algeria -- Foreign relations -- France.,
  • France -- Foreign relations -- Algeria.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Kettle.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT287.5.F8 K48 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 666 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages666
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21391877M
    ISBN 100704370239

      In this pioneering book, Irwin M. Wall unravels the intertwining threads of the protracted agony of France's war with Algeria, the American role in the fall of the Fourth Republic, the long shadow of Charles de Gaulle, and the decisive postwar power of the United States. At the heart of this study is an incisive analysis of how Washington helped bring de Gaulle to power and a penetrating. About the Book In this pioneering book, Irwin M. Wall unravels the intertwining threads of the protracted agony of France's war with Algeria, the American role in the fall of the Fourth Republic, the long shadow of Charles de Gaulle, and the decisive postwar power of the United States.

    The Algerian War, also known as the Algerian War of Independence or the Algerian Revolution, and in Algeria itself sometimes called The War of 1 November, was fought between France and the Algerian National Liberation Front (French: Front de Libération Nationale – FLN) from to , which led to Algeria winning its independence from France. An important decolonization war, it was a. Buy this book. Algeria De Gaulle’s own views about Algeria were less clear-cut than he or his numerous enemies, who blamed him for a calculated betrayal, claimed. Unlike many French officers.

    Patrice Gueniffey provides a compelling reminder in this powerful dual biography of two transformative leaders, Napoleon Bonaparte and Charles de Gaulle. Both became national figures at times of crisis and war. They were hailed as saviors and were eager to embrace the label.   The man’s beef with de Gaulle stretched back years, to de la Tocnaye’s childhood, but came into focus around de Gaulle’s policy towards Algeria. A war for independence from France had raged in the north African colony since , and by de la Tocnaye and others were livid that de Gaulle may agree to grant Algeria its freedom.


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The test: De Gaulle and Algeria [Sulzberger, C. L] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The test: De Gaulle and Algeria4/5(1). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kettle, Michael.

De Gaulle and Algeria, London: Quartet, (OCoLC) The Algerian War lasted from to It brought down six French governments, led to the collapse of the Fourth Republic, returned de Gaulle to power, and came close to provoking a civil war on French soil. More than a million Muslim Algerians died in the conflict and as /5().

Algeria then and now Was de Gaulle pushed. While Mr Stora's book (a translation, at times awkward, of three volumes in French) encompasses the whole narrative of modern Algeria. The Algerian War lasted from to It brought down six French governments, led to the collapse of the Fourth Republic, returned de Gaulle to power, and came close to provoking a civil war on French soil.

More than a million Muslim Algerians died in the conflict and as many European settlers were driven into exile. Above all, the war was marked by an unholy marriage of revolutionary 5/5(2). Charles De Gaulle ().

After accessing to power in Mayin the midst of a major crisis in French politics over the destiny of France’s relationship with its most important (annexed) colony, Algeria, De Gaulle stimulated contradictory passions and, most importantly, mystery, as to where he stood on the Algerian question.

Charles de Gaulle had 'a certain idea of France' which even he didn't manage to articulate clearly. De Gaulle biographer and one of Britain's leading historians of modern France, Julian Jackson, talks us through some key books to get a sense of France's wartime leader and president, Charles de Gaulle.

De Gaulle’s policy towards Algeria can best be understood if it is divided into two periods: before and after Septem For the first year after his return to power, de Gaulle concentrated on two priorities: reducing the political power of the army in Algeria, and seeking to prevent the growth of nationalism through a programme.

Many French hoped that de Gaulle would come up with a solution for keeping Algeria French, but it would be de Gaulle who would first seriously consider the possibility of an “Algerian Algeria.” In Januaryde Gaulle called for a referendum that would authorize the French government to pursue a policy of Algerian self-determination.

Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle (/ d ə ˈ ɡ oʊ l,-ˈ ɡ ɔː l /; French pronunciation: [ʃaʁl də ɡol] (); 22 November – 9 November ) was a French army officer and statesman who led the Free French Forces against Nazi Germany in World War II, and chaired the Provisional Government of the French Republic from to in order to re-establish democracy in France.

He made the correct observation that France was going to lose Algeria; de Gaulle simply attempted to shape the end game. Inde Gaulle replaced the Algerian Commander-in-Chief with General Maurice Challe, with whom he charged the duty of swiftly ending the military conflict.

De Gaulle's call on the rebel leaders to end hostilities and to participate in elections was met with adamant refusal. "The problem of a cease-fire in Algeria is not simply a military problem," said the GPRA's Abbas. "It is essentially political, and negotiation must cover the whole question of Algeria.".

In World War II, Algeria at first came under the Vichy regime but later became () Allied headquarters in North Africa; it also served for a time as the seat of Charles de Gaulle's Free French government. Ina spontaneous nationalist uprising in Sétif resulted in the killing of more than Europeans; the French responded by a.

Charles de Gaulle (shärl də gōl), –, French general and statesman, first president (–69) of the Fifth Republic.

The World Wars During World War I de Gaulle served with distinction until his capture in In The Army of the Future (, tr. ) he foresaw and futilely advocated for France the mechanized warfare by which Germany was to conquer France in 2, words.

Today I wish to talk about Charles de Gaulle and some seldom-examined aspects of the Algerian Crisis that spanned to But in order to edge into all that, I first have to talk about one of my favorite and oft-viewed movies, The Day of the Jackal (; the original version).

De Gaulle himself is a character in that film, since the whole plot revolves around assassination. Soustelle served as Governor General of Algeria between January and Januaryand supported a continued French presence in the country, falling out with De Gaulle.

[2] Following the “general’s putsch” of Aprilin which four French generals tried to prevent De Gaulle’s moves towards Algerian independence through a military.

Nearly 50 years after his death comes this exhaustive biography and reassessment of Charles de Gaulle’s political career. As Jackson (History/Queen Mary Univ.; The Fall of France: The Nazi Invasion of, etc.) notes, de Gaulle was not easy to peg politically.

Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize Winner of the Elizabeth Longford Prize. A FINANCIAL TIMES, SPECTATOR, SUNDAY TIMES, and TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR “In crafting the finest one-volume life of de Gaulle in English, Julian Jackson has come closer than anyone before him to demystifying this conservative at war with the status quo, for whom national interests were Reviews: The chapter describes the virtue of good timing by Charles de Gaulle's life.

This is a blend of political insight, patience, and courage that allows a leader to defer action and to resist criticism until just the right moment for action, when success can best be achieved. Influence of the FLN on De Gaulle and Algeria's Independence InFrench Forces were able to militarily defeat and temporarily subdue FLN.

However, to the surprise of the whole world, French President Charles De Gaulle opted for a political solution and announced independence for. The Algiers putsch (French: Putsch d'Alger or Coup d'État d'Alger), also known as the Generals' putsch (Putsch des généraux), was a failed coup d'état intended to force French President Charles de Gaulle not to abandon French Algeria, along with the resident European community and pro-French Muslims.

Organised in French Algeria by retired French Army generals Maurice Challe (former. Listen to an in-depth interview with Jackson on the podcast New Books in History; Read a Le Monde interview with Jackson in which he relates how, inCharles de Gaulle foretold Brexit [in French] In the New York Times, read Ross Douthat’s thoughts on de Gaulle and De Gaulle.This is a long book at pages or 41 hours and 35 minutes in audiobook format.

Julian Jackson covers De Gaulle from childhood to death. The book is well written and meticulously researched. I have read a lot of books about World War I, but I do not recall any author mentioning the role De Gaulle /5(8).