French troops inspect the nationalist rebels in Algeria. A direction board reads Pasteur and Batna. Shepherd with their sheep and camels. French troops moves through the rugged terrain of the Aures mountains. Troops inspect for nationalist rebels who foment troubles. They examine their belongings. Troops and the nationalists move on streets
An aerial view of a village in Algeria. French helicopters in flight. Mountains seen in the background. Helicopters land and discharge troops. Soldiers jump from helicopter hovering near ground. Tribesmen serve beverage, from a thermos bottle, to French officers. A French Brigadier General addresses assembled tribesman. Tribesmen help offload large wooden boxes from French helicopter. The contents, military ordnance, is displayed.
Activities of French forces in Algeria during conflict with FLN. French encampment with temporary buildings. A signboard reads 'Terny'. French officers huddle over map spread over hood of automobile View from moving military vehicle. Jeeps, tanks and trucks loaded with soldiers on roads. Shrub covered mountains. French soldiers stand on the edge of a mountain road and assess its ability to support a tank. An armored car backs up to make room for a tank. Soldiers direct tank along the edge of mountain road. Legionnaires chop stone from mountain side and load into truck. They unload stones from the truck to bolster the edge of mountain road. French Foreign legion officer assesses the construction. A tank moves slowly, directed by a soldier, and passes over the new rock reinforcement. Another tank proceeds but is stopped by the soldier, directing it. Armed Legionnaires stand watch from hill above with weapons at the ready.
French military operations in Algeria. Troops are transported by helicopter and truck. French batteries of 105mm howitzers firing. French troops escorting prisoners.
Activities of French soldiers in Algeria, Africa. The soldiers move past stoned houses. Algerians stand outside the houses. The soldiers search them and their belongings. They enter a house. Soldiers in defensive position on crest of hill. Aircraft in flight. The soldiers watch two airdrops of supplies. Mountains in the background.
High ranking French government official visits the camp of French troops in Algeria. He speaks with some soldiers, reviews a formation of troops, and views terrain from fortified lookout point, through telescopic binoculars.