As we said at the time, the four-part documentary gave a voice to people who had experienced the “event”. Sixty years later, it is still difficult to overcome.
On a night called “Toussaint rouge”,Yes In November 1954, an unknown war began. In the history of nearly sixty years after the end of the “Algeria Incident” (it was not recognized as a war until 1999), the memories are still as vivid as 1962 (the first year of independence), which was announced as July 5 after the signing of the Evian Agreement. Day is March 18.
People have not said anything about this war, and most importantly, they have not said anything. The name of this war is so badly recorded that Alan Lekovic can’t help but doubt. One part is a four-part documentary series, which will be broadcast on the French Culture Channel on Monday, May 3. “War”, “colonial war”, “faceless war”… There is no mention of various naming methods in this era. Therefore, the testimony presented here is very interesting. Those who started the war, and those who refused to start the war. Both have their own dangers.
No family in the metropolis will be spared: 1.2 million young people are recruited into the army. This is the first enthusiastic return, full of exoticism, sunshine and blue sky. Then there are the images of the dismembered bodies of “friends”, the time of torture, and the “wood trivia” (summary execution).
“That’s a beautiful candle [aujourd’hui Béjaïa] When we reach the sun Said Jean-Claude Guérin. Then, we heard gunshots in the distance, the bomb exploded… We were looking for damaged vehicles. We understand with the blood deep in our hearts that we have left our friends. ” The previous radio station remembered: “‘Wooden Sundries’, I have already seen it. I know the person who is leaving, he will not come back.” Nightmares, post-traumatic stress disorder and the resulting silence will deeply penetrate the hearts of the family.
There are “rejected soldiers”. One percent of people will refuse. “They immediately sent me to jail, She recalled Alban Liechti. Then they put me on the train and I left. I was sent to Tizi-Ouzou in Kabylia. ” Others will choose to be exiled in neighboring countries. They are very few and will help the emergence of resistance and rejection of war in society. world Will be at the forefront of this awareness.