Around Algiers Plastic Bomb Damage AKA Around… 1962

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    Algiers, Algeria

    MS French soldiers on patrol in Algiers street. High shot, French troops in jeeps on street. Various shots, soldiers behind wire barricade, patrolling in armoured vehicles. High shot, French soldiers searching Algerian men on the street. Various shots, damage done to cars and buildings by a plastic bomb.

    Note: Date on original record: 08/03/1962. On the eve of the final peace negotiations between Algeria and France, extremists from both sides detonated over 100 plastic explosions in Algiers. There were few fatalities but much damage to property. Muslim shops were victims of OAS extremists (Organisation de l'Armee Secrete - organisation pledged to keep Algeria French).

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    86519
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3038.03
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:19:00 / 01:12:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 3605 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 3605 D
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