ALGERIA: No More Paving Blocks

As the 780 grim-faced insurgents emerged from behind their barricades to surrender to troops of the French Foreign Legion, an easy fate awaited all but one of them. The exception, bearded Insurgent Leader Pierre Lagaillarde, smiling faintly, watched the others climb slowly into waiting army trucks. Ahead of Lagaillarde himself, at Charles de Gaulle's insistence, lay an airplane flight to Paris, prison, and charges of attacking the security of the French Republic.

It was the help from the French army that had kept the revolt alive. "For the first three days," said...

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