French North Africa


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French North Africa,

originally general name for AlgeriaAlgeria
, Arab. Al Djazair, Fr. Algérie, officially People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, republic (2005 est. pop. 32,532,000), 919,590 sq mi (2,381,741 sq km), NW Africa, bordering on Mauritania, Western Sahara, and Morocco in the west, on the
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, former French MoroccoMorocco
, officially Kingdom of Morocco, kingdom (2005 est. pop. 32,726,000), 171,834 sq mi (445,050 sq km), NW Africa. Morocco is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea (N), the Atlantic Ocean (W), Western Sahara (S), and Algeria (S and E).
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, and TunisiaTunisia
, Fr. Tunisie, officially Republic of Tunisia, republic (2005 est. pop. 10,075,000), 63,378 sq mi (164,150 sq km), NW Africa. Occupying the eastern portion of the great bulge of North Africa, Tunisia is bounded on the west by Algeria, on the north and east by the
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French North Africa

the former French possessions of Algeria, French Morocco, and Tunisia
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I made my own small contribution to this growing historiographical field with a biography of Maxime Weygand, published in 2008, including chapters on the general's extreme, courageous Vichy opposition to the Nazis, via supervision of spying aiding the British, preservation of a relatively free French North Africa to Americans and British present there at the time of TORCH, etc.
Colonial Madness: Psychiatry in French North Africa, by Richard C.
They also studied the effects of political events in French North Africa and Viet Minh propaganda on the soldiers and officers under their watch.
and British forces landed in French North Africa to launch Operation Torch, the first major Allied offensive of World War II.
The fifty-six "Ouvrages" highlighted in this fashion deal with a very wide range of topics starting with a study of orientalist aesthetics, art, colonialism and French North Africa and ending with a biography of Karl Marx.
He describes the means by which nazis extended racial murder deep into French North Africa, and the efforts by ordinary Muslims to protect their Jewish townsmen and even strangers.
A student travel grant got him to North Africa in 1938 where he would meet the leader of the Algerian Communist Party, and he came close to doing a major research project on "The Agrarian Problem in French North Africa.
In French North Africa, as in Indo-China, the last acts of France as a great imperialist power are being played out.
In 1942, President Roosevelt had lost all patience with de Gaulle and insisted that Churchill keep him completely in the dark about the American-led invasion of French North Africa, dubbed Operation TORCH.
Bennathan, a Frenchman, dedicated the work to his father, who was born in French North Africa.
But as will be shown, there was real danger simply associated with that armistice commission, as well as the German consulate in Casablanca, its officials spying, inventorying, and fairly salivating at the prospect of adding French North Africa to an already extensive Nazi empire.