The French Army and its African soldiers : the years of decolonization / Ruth Ginio.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.France overseas: Publisher: Lincoln, NB : University of Nebraska Press, Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780803299511; 0803299516.Additional physical formats: Print version:: French Army and its African soldiers.DDC classification: 355.3089/9604409045 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Historical background: the Army, the empire, and the decolonization of French West Africa -- The aftermath of World War II: frustration, protest, and rebellion -- The military reforms: a new Army in French West Africa? -- African troops in the wars of decolonization: Indochina, 1946-1954 -- African troops in the wars of decolonization: Algeria, 1954-1962 -- Alternatives to independence: the Army's colonial vision in French West Africa -- Adjusting to a new reality: the Army and the imminent independence -- Conclusion.
"An examination of the role of the French Army in French West Africa and its relations with its African soldiers from the end of World War II to the final demobilization of African troops from the French Army in 1964."--Provided by publisher.
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