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Generation djebels

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Thirty-seven stories, thirty-seven testimonies of young French officers engaged in the Algerian War from 1954 to 1962

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Author Under the direction of Pierre Huther
ISBN 2-913832-03-2
Date of publication August 2000
Format 160 x 235 mm
Pagination 248 pages
Shaping Square-glued back
Weight 766 g
Tongue French
Diverse 4 photo notebooks of 8 pages – New condition (original price 168 F / 25,61 €)
Editor Polygon Editions – Ostwald

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From 1954 to 1962, it is the war in Algeria. A generation of young French officers will leave to fight for a cause that, if it is not necessarily its own, will become it most often.
Written at the initiative of the Union of Reserve Officers of the Mulhouse region, under the direction of their president, Pierre Huther, this book is a true testimony of what will remain for this "generation of Jebels", one of the strong and unforgettable moments of their lives.
Thirty-seven stories, thirty-seven testimonies of an exceptional human adventure make up the essence of this book.
General Bigeard, mythical figure of this conflict ensured the preface. Commander Hélie Denoix de Saint-Marc, who led the 1st REP to revolt on April 22, 1961, draws conclusions from the tragedy that was for millions of French people the abandonment of their beloved country.