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Riots in Algeria after De Gaulle ousts paratrooper General Massu; Scenes of protests from May 1958 Algiers putsch.

Riots break out in Algeria after Charles De Gaulle returns to power in France, and after De Gaulle dismissed from command the French paratrooper General Jacques Émile Massu for his opposition to DeGaulle's self determination plan for Muslim North Africa. French soldiers with rifles patrol at their posts and keep a vigil in Algiers during the crisis. Next scene is a flashback to May 1958: A crowd of supporters is seen around General Jacques Massu. A group of angry protestors is seen amassing, scaling a building and using a truck to break through fences onto the grounds of an official building. These scenes, the narrator indicates, are from May 5, 1958, during the May 1958 crisis, also called the Algiers putsch or the Coup of 13 May, when paratroopers under General Massu and civilians together succeeded in a coup and establishment of a "Committee of Public Safety". The narrator indicates that thus far in the 1960 crisis, the Army has remained loyal.

Date: 1960, January 25
Duration: 1 min 15 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Independence celebrations in Algeria and unfurling of the Algerian flag at the UN Headquarters in New York City.

A documentary titled 'America salutes Algerian Independence' depicts independence celebrations in Algeria and its admission into the United Nations. A huge crowd of people in the streets of Algeria to celebrate their independence. The Algerian flag is waved. Soldiers march. People with the Algerian flags. The Algerian flag is raised in a ceremony. Soldiers stand at attention. The United Nations Headquarters in New York City in the United States. Flags of the member nations flutter. Algerian Prime Minister Mohamed Ahmed Ben Bella is greeted by UN Secretary General U Thant, Guinean President Ahmed Sekou Toure and President of the UN General Assembly Muhammad Zafrulla Khan. The Algerian flag is unfurled and it flutters among the flags of other member nations. Algerian war victims present at the ceremony. In the UNO, the full body of the General Assembly gives a standing ovation to Algeria as it joins the UNO. Algerian delegates seated. A map of Africa with the focus on Algeria. The capital city of Algiers. Ships at the harbor in Algiers. People in a market place. Minarets of Jeema Kebir Mosque . The National Museum houses things of art and craft such as brocade garments, rugs, specimens of metal work and jewelery.

Date: 1963
Duration: 4 min 13 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Re-emergence of General De Gaulle in France.

Aerial view of thousands of people gathered at the Champs Elysees in Paris, France. Scenes showing French President Coty and General De Gaulle in Paris. General De Gaulle being greeted by a large crowd. Algerian Nationalists revolt. Thousands of Muslims demonstrate in support of French General De Gaulle in Algiers, Algeria.

Date: 1958, May 29
Duration: 45 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
French Army tries to control riots in Algiers and other parts of Algeria as Charles de Gaulle visits and talks to people.

French leader Charles de Gaulle visits Algeria during riots and crises. Frenchmen fight Frenchmen during Algiers crises in Algeria, Africa. French Army tanks and armored vehicle in the streets to control the rioters. Riots on streets of Algiers. French leader Charles de Gaulle arrives and meets a large crowd of French people in Algiers.

Date: 1961, January 2
Duration: 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
General Charles de Gaulle is welcomed in visit to Algiers.

A crowd greets French General Charles de Gaulle in Algiers, showering his motorcade with ticker tape. views of motorcade from various locations, including high in an overlooking building. Cheering crowds jam the roadside. A formation of French warplane aircraft is seen flying overhead. A little girl kisses De Gaulle on the cheeks. De Gaulle walks with officials up a hill and then speaks from a portico of the Government General building, to an audience of thousands jammed shoulder-to-shoulder in the Place du Forum with some perched atop a monument. De Gaulle returns to his open car, as a cordon of French military hold the crowd back.

Date: 1958, June 4
Duration: 1 min 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
High ranking officers review United States troops in Albiers,Algeria, during World War II.

Lieutenant General Mark Clark of U.S. Army, British General Kenneth Anderson, British Admiral Andrew Cunningham, and French Admiral Jean Darlan review United States troops at Algiers in Algeria. U.S. troops salute passingt the high ranking officers. Robert Murphy, United States Minister to North Africa, conversing with U.S. soldiers. U.S. troops aboard a Landing Craft Tank (LCT). Guns mounted on the LCT. Buoy in the harbor and city of Algiers in the background. Distant vessels stand in the harbor. U.S. soldiers aboard an LCT. Black belts (light preservers) around soldiers' waists . Distant convoy of Allied ships escorted by British destroyers head to Bone, Algeria. A view of harbor at Bone. U.S. General Lee Tanks (M3) are unloaded from LCT at the shore. Men unload cargo of ammunition from a Britsh supply ship. Men handle ammunition crates at a supply depot.

Date: 1943
Duration: 5 min 3 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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