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My Battle of Algiers A Memoir

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ISBN-10: 0060852240

ISBN-13: 9780060852245

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ted Morgan

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In My Battle of Algiers, an eminent historian and biographer recounts his own experiences in the savage Algerian War, an event all too reminiscent of America's present difficulties in Iraq. Ted Morgan recalls a war that we would do well not to forget. A Yale graduate who had grown up in both France and America -- he was then known as Sanche de Gramont and was then a French citizen -- he was drafted into the French Army and served in Algeria 1956 and '57. In this memoir, Morgan relives the harrowing conflict in which every Arab was considered a terrorist -- and increasingly, many were. As a newly minted second lieutenant, he spends months in the back country -- the bled -- where…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/31/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144

Preface
Introduction: A Child's History of Algeria
How I Went to War
Les Classes
In the Bled
Introduction: How the War Moved from the Bled to Algiers
The First Battle of Algiers
Between Battles
The Second Battle of Algiers
My End Game
Epilogue
Index