Salah Boubnider
Salah Boubnider (1929 – 27 May 2005) was an Algerian National Liberation Army colonel who was among the first to join the fight for independence. He was born in 1929 in Oued Zenati and died on 27 May ...
Battle of Khe Sanh
The Battle of Khe Sanh was conducted in northwestern Quang Tri Province, Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam), between 21 January and 9 July 1968 during the Vietnam War. The belligerent parties were el...
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Gulag
The Gulag (Russian: ГУЛАГ, GULAG; [ɡʊˈlak]) was the government agency that administered the main Soviet forced labor camp systems during the Stalin era, from the 1930s until the 1950s. While the ...
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Fellagha
The Fellagha, an Arabic word literally meaning "bandit", but also comes from "fellah" or farmer, and "fallaq" or blow up, refers to groups of armed militants affiliated with anti-colonial movements in...
Jeanson network
The Jeanson network (French: Réseau Jeanson) was a group of French leftwing militants led by Francis Jeanson who helped Algerian National Liberation Front agents operating in the French metropolit...
United Issarak Front
The United Issarak Front (in Khmer: Samakhum Khmer Issarak, lit. 'Khmer Issarak Front') was a Cambodian anti-colonial movement 1950–1954., organized by the left-wing members of the Khmer Issara...
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Việt Bắc
Việt Bắc (Northern Vietnam) is a region of Vietnam north of Hanoi that served as the Viet Minh's base of support during the First Indochina War (1946–1954). Việt Bắc is also called the capital of nort...
Oujda Group
The Oujda group or Oujda clan was a gathering of military officers and politicians in Algeria, during its War of Independence (1954-62) and until approximately the 1970s.The Oujda group was formed aro...
Pied-Noir
Pied-Noir ([pjenwaʁ], Black-Foot), plural Pieds-Noirs, is a term referring to people of French and other European ancestry who lived in French North Africa, namely French Algeria, the French protector...
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Kengir uprising
The Kengir uprising was a prisoner uprising that took place in the Soviet prison labor camp Kengir in May and June 1954. Its duration and intensity distinguished it from other Gulag uprisings in the s...
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Jeju Uprising
The Jeju Uprising was a rebellion on Jeju island, off the south coast of the Korean Peninsula, from April 3, 1948 until May 1949, following the brutal suppression of protests. Between 14,000 and 30,00...
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The Quicksand War: Prelude to Vietnam
The Quicksand War: Prelude to Vietnam is a book by Lucien Bodard published in 1967 about the First Indochina War, which it asserts to be a prelude to the Vietnam War. Originally published in 2 French ...
Battle of Dien Bien Phu
The Battle of Dien Bien Phu (French: Bataille de Diên Biên Phu; Vietnamese: Chiến dịch Điện Biên Phủ) was the climactic confrontation of the First Indochina War between the French Union's Fre...
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Decree 900
Decree 900 (Spanish: Decreto 900), also called the Agrarian Reform Law, was a Guatemalan land reform law passed on June 17, 1952, during the Guatemalan Revolution. The law was introduced by Presid...
Operation Vulture
103°0′56″E / 21.38694°N 103.01556°E / 21.38694; 103.01556 Operation Vulture (French: Opération Vautour) was the name of the proposed American operation that would rescue F...
First Taiwan Strait Crisis
The First Taiwan Strait Crisis (also called the 1954–1955 Taiwan Strait Crisis, the Formosa Crisis, the Offshore Islands Crisis or the 1955 Taiwan Strait Crisis) was a short armed conflict that took p...
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Coup d'état of Yanaon
The Coup d'état of Yanaon [Eng.: Yanam] was a tense but ultimately non-lethal political coup at Yanam, India, in 1954. It occurred as India and France held ongoing negotiations regarding the future of...
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Min Jibalina
Min Jibalina is one of the best-known songs of the Algerian War of Independence (1954–62).
Provisional Government of the Algerian Republic
The Provisional Government of the Algerian Republic (Arabic, الحكومة المؤقتة للجمهورية الجزائرية، ح م ج ج) was the government-in-exile of the Algerian National Liberation Front (FLN) during the latter...
1954 Guatemalan coup d'état
The 1954 Guatemalan coup d’état (18–27 June 1954) was a covert operation carried out by the United States Central Intelligence Agency that deposed the democratically elected President Jacobo Árbenz a...
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Front Algérie Française
FAF riot in Algiers on November 11, 1960The Front de l'Algérie Française (French Algerian Front, FAF) was a political and militant movement in favour of French Algeria, created in 1960 in Algiers. I...
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Battle of Na San
The Battle of Nà Sản was fought between French Union forces and the Nationalist forces of the Việt Minh at Nà Sản, Sơn La Province, during the First Indochina War for control of the T’ai region (North...
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Geneva Conference (1954)
The Geneva Conference (April 26 – July 20, 1954) was a conference which took place in Geneva, Switzerland, whose purpose was to attempt to find a way to settle outstanding issues on the Korean peninsu...
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Geneva Agreements
The Geneva Agreements of 1954 (also, "Geneva Accords") arranged a settlement which brought about an end to the First Indochina War. The agreement was reached at the end of the Geneva Conference. A cea...
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Vietnamese National Army
On March 8, 1949, after the Élysée Accords, the State of Vietnam was recognized by France as an independent country ruled by Vietnamese Emperor Bảo Đại. The Vietnamese National Army or Vietnam Nation...
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Harki
Harki (adjective from the Arabic harka, standard Arabic haraka حركة, "war party" or "movement", i.e., a group of volunteers, especially soldiers) is the generic term for Muslim Algerian loyalists who ...
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