Symposium on the Role of Airpower in Counterinsurgency and Unconventional Warfare

The Algerian War

by A. H. Peterson, E. E. Conger, George C. Reinhardt


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A description of the Algerian War in the words of those with first-hand knowledge of it, with emphasis on the roles of airpower. It covers techniques and policies that were militarily successful, despite France's failure to achieve her political aim in Algeria. (See also RM-3651, RM-3652, RM-3654, RM-3655, RM-3656.)

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