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The Algerian War

Nicolas Tikhomiroff's document of the conflict between France and Algeria, splitting the French Colonial powers who wanted to retain an 'Algerie Francaise' and the local population led by the rebel FLN (National Liberation Front), which demanded independence

Nicolas Tikhomiroff

Nicolas Tikhomiroff The men traditionally gather alone on sidewalk cafes near the "Otomatic", a favourite meeting place. Algiers, Algeria. 1960. © Nicolas Tikhomiroff | Magnum Photos
Nicolas Tikhomiroff Reading in street about bomb explosion at Boufarik. Algiers, Algeria. 1960. © Nicolas Tikhomiroff | Magnum Photos
Nicolas Tikhomiroff In the Casbah district, a sticker saying "le FLN ment", (the FLN is telling lies) and another indicates "Hier, aujourd'hui, demain, oui à la France" (yesterday, today, and tomorrow, yes for France) (...)
Nicolas Tikhomiroff In the Casbah district, French troops stand guard, always on the lookout for possible riots. Algiers, Algeria. 1960. © Nicolas Tikhomiroff | Magnum Photos
Nicolas Tikhomiroff Visit of French President Charles de Gaulle at Ain Temouchent. The silhouette of General de Gaulle through the window of the City Hall, as he met with members of the municipality. Oran departement, (...)
Nicolas Tikhomiroff General de Gaulle crushed by the massive crowds outside the City Hall. Ain Temouchent, Oran departement, Algeria. 9th to 13th December, 1960. © Nicolas Tikhomiroff | Magnum Photos
Nicolas Tikhomiroff In the main street, the Rue Michelet, French 'Gardes Mobiles' try to stop young demonstrators opposing a peace plan with France. Algiers, Algeria. 1960. © Nicolas Tikhomiroff | Magnum Photos
Nicolas Tikhomiroff In the main street, the Rue Michelet, French 'Gardes Mobiles' try to stop young demonstrators opposing a peace plan with France. Algiers, Algeria. 1960. © Nicolas Tikhomiroff | Magnum Photos
Nicolas Tikhomiroff The Algerian War. The conflict with France and Algeria has lasted for 6 years, splitting the French Colonial powers who wanted to retain an "Algerie Francaise" and the local population led by the r (...)
Nicolas Tikhomiroff Funeral of two children killed by a bomb. Village of Boufarik near Algiers, Algeria. 1960. © Nicolas Tikhomiroff | Magnum Photos
Nicolas Tikhomiroff Sunday Afternoon in the Clos Salembier district. Demonstration showing hostility towards France. Algiers, Algeria. 1960. © Nicolas Tikhomiroff | Magnum Photos
Nicolas Tikhomiroff Sunday Afternoon uprising in the Clos Salembier district. Soldiers are gathering a group of youngsters they have caught. Algiers, Algeria. December, 1960. © Nicolas Tikhomiroff | Magnum Photos
Nicolas Tikhomiroff Charles de Gaulle's visit. French police forces ("gardes mobiles") carrying a wounded "garde mobile" during the demonstrations against the peace plan with France. Algiers, Algeria. December 11th, 1 (...)
Nicolas Tikhomiroff The Algerian War. The conflict with France and Algeria has lasted for 6 years, splitting the French Colonial powers who wanted to retain an "Algerie Francaise" and the local population led by the r (...)