• Short Summary

    AS THE NEGOTIATIONS AT EVIAN, FRANCE, MOVE SLOWLY BUT STEADILY TOWARDS CEASEFIRE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT AND THE ALGERIAN REBELS, INCREASED OUTBREAKS OF VIOLENCE BY THE O.

  • Description

    AS THE NEGOTIATIONS AT EVIAN, FRANCE, MOVE SLOWLY BUT STEADILY TOWARDS CEASEFIRE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT AND THE ALGERIAN REBELS, INCREASED OUTBREAKS OF VIOLENCE BY THE O.A.S. (ORGANISATION OF THE SECRET ARMY) HAVE SWEPT ALGERIA. BUT FOR SOME THE FITTING IS OVER. FILM SHOT MARCH 14, SHOWS IMPATIENT IN A HOSPITAL AT TIXERAINE, NEAR ALGIERS. ALL THE INJURED ARE DIRECT VICTIMS OF THE SEVEN YEARS OF WAR.

    THE PATIENTS, FROM BOTH SIDES OF THE CONFLICT, INCLUDE MOSLEMS AS WELL AS EUROPEANS ALL HAVE BEEN WOUNDED EITHER BY MISSILES OR FRAGMENTS OF SHRAPNEL IN THE REGULAR OUTRAGES BETWEEN BOTH SIDES.

    MANY OF THE PATIENTS IN THE HOSPITAL ARE SUFFERING FROM BACK INJURIES AND DAMAGED SPINES. A NUMBER ARE PARALYSED FROM THE WAIST DOWN. FOR SOME, THE PATH BACK TO HEALTH IS SLOW. SPECIAL EXERCISES AND EQUIPMENT HAD BEEN ADAPTED TO HELP DEVELOP WASTED MUSCLES AND GUIDE THE MEN BACK TO A NEW LIFE.

    AMONG THE LATEST VICTIMS OF O.A.S. VIOLENCE, WAS THE CHIEF OF POLICE OF THE FOURTH DISTRICT IN ORAN, M. MARC GORANDUN, WHO WAS SHOT MARCH 14, AS HE ENTERED HIS CAR IN AN EUROPEAN SUBURB.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF2K6J1PJHOZAUE3UV6BJ2DLPD
    Media URN:
    VLVAF2K6J1PJHOZAUE3UV6BJ2DLPD
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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