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Battle of Algiers: Internet Resources

Internet Resources

Algerian War of Independence


Government Websites


Universal Newsreels

newsreel was a short documentary film, usually shown before movies in theaters. They contained news stories and popular interest topics. It was the source of news and current affairs for moviegoers until the television was introduced in the 1950s. Since they were short films, various topics were covered in a single film. When viewing these, you might have to skip some parts until you reach the section on Algeria.

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Algeria 1960/11/17

Algiers demonstrations against France in Algeria, bus crashes out of control (partial newsreel). From the Internet Archives.