French North Africa


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French North Africa

n
(Placename) the former French possessions of Algeria, French Morocco, and Tunisia
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From French North Africa, he stated, 134,000 Algerians, 73,000 Moroccans and 26,000 Tunisians helped the Allied forces liberate Europe.
Kruyt and the policing of Muslim pilgrims in Jeddah around 1858-88, intelligence and conquest in 19th-century French North Africa, and a Japanese protege in Pera: Fukuchi Gen'ichiro's reports on the mixed courts of Turkey and Egypt.
The Nazis occupied Vichy France in response to the Allied invasion of French North Africa.
Medical Imperialism in French North Africa; Regenerating the Jewish Community in Colonial Tunisia.
Operation Torch was the first combined Allied offensive, a British-American invasion of French North Africa during the North African campaign, starting in November of 1942.
Muslims in France came from French North Africa, and many Turks were encouraged to migrate to Germany in the fifties and sixties to help a growing economy.
He and his family were 'pieds-noirs'--the name given to anyone of European ancestry living in French North Africa until the end of French rule.
In November 1942 she participated in the invasion of French North Africa, hitting Vichy French positions along the Moroccan coast.
But he also took part in the 1942 North Africa campaign, including Operation Torch - the British-American invasion of French North Africa, as part of the 10th Cruiser Squadron with HMS Sheffield.
French North Africa consisted of which territories?
"From Egypt, from Britain, and from French North Africa, heavy blows are being struck at the Germans and Italians."