World: The Emergent Army

The Algerian F.L.N. army emerged last week from seven years of obscure guerilla war with France. At once tightly guarded Camp Ben M'hidi, near the Moroccan border town of Oudjda. newsmen witnessed a march-past of 1,200 F.L.N.

troops beginning with units wearing the motley clothes—turbans, burnooses.

ragged suits—that had been the garb of the original rebels in 1954. and finishing with a trim military band and disciplined, well-drilled detachments clad in U.S.-style fatigue uniforms and armed with Communist-made recoilless rifles, machine guns, mortars and bazookas.

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