Bigeard Operation During The Algerian War In 1956
ALGERIA - MARCH: French soldiers looking at dead bodies during "Operation Bigeard" in March 1956, when an armed outbreak in Souk-Ahras, South of Constantine region, Algeria, led to the killing of nine French soldiers - Under the order of Colonel Bigeard, French troops, backed by twelve helicopters, launched the operation to counter the rebel strongholds in the more distant portions of the region. (Photo by REPORTERS ASSOCIES/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
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REPORTERS ASSOCIES / Contributor
March 01, 1956
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