february / 08


8th February, 1962 : Eight people died today when left-wing protesters, demonstrating against French policy in Algeria clashed with police. The Underground Secret Army (OAS) was blamed for exploding ten bombs yesterday at the homes of Cultural Affairs Minister Andre Malraux, a Senator and military officers. In Paris today the leftists protesters overflowed from the Bastille to the Charonne railway station, where police rushed them. Some sources say the real intention of the leftists is to undermine President de Gaulle.

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