French troops defeat Algerian rebels but sustain heavy losses

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Historical Context Note

French troops defeat a force of Algerian rebels, but suffer heavy losses to their own army.
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Editors. "French troops defeat Algerian rebels but sustain heavy losses". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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