Ep 009 “French COIN Part Two: Algeria: Losing Afrique”

by | Feb 6, 2023

Ep 009 “French COIN Part Two: Algeria: Losing Afrique”

by | Feb 6, 2023

Episode Notes

I discuss the French experience in north Africa and the devastating consequences of the double blow of losing Indochina in the same timeframe in Algeria in north Africa.

References:

Martin Windrow Our Friends Beneath the Sands: The Foreign Legion in France’s Colonial Conquests 1870-1935

Douglas Porch The French Foreign Legion: A Complete History of the Legendary Fighting Force

Douglas Porch Counterinsurgency

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About Bill Buppert

Bill Buppert is the host of Chasing Ghosts: An Irregular Warfare Podcast and a contributor over time to various liberty endeavors. He served in the military for nearly a quarter century and contractor tours after retirement on occasion and was a combat tourist in a number of neo-imperialist shit-pits around the world. He can be found on twitter at @wbuppert and reached via email at cgpodcast@pm.me.

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