Foreign News: Death of a Diehard

While the Fourth Republic tottered and Moslems in Algerian cities mingled with French colonists in a new and still-uneasy friendship, what of the rebels?

The rebel newspaper El Moudjahid briefly noted last week that one Ramdane Abbane had "died of wounds while inspecting F.L.N. troops on Algerian territory." Behind that brief notice lay a significant story.

Moslem Joan. Abbane, 38, was typical of the single-minded fanatics who emerge from every revolutionary situation. Asked how he managed to stand the strain of terrorist activity, he snapped: "It's easy. I get up angry in the morning and I go to bed angry at night." Abbane...

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