Coloniel Mathieu (Battle of Algiers) - One of the greatest and most realistic villains out there. He is a sickening, self-righteous proto-fascist general, who does horrible acts without flinching. But he does have a deep sense of honour and morale; and he honestly believes in what he fights for.
HMS Celandine(K75) Flower Class Corvette shown arriving at Algiers as part of the escort for a troop convoy. Built by Grangemouth Dry Dock co and commissioned on 30/04/41, she depth charged and sank the German submarine U-556 on 27/06/41. Sold to J.Lee for scrapping at Portaferry in October '48.
Algerian War, 1954-62: French paratroopers of the 10th Airborne Division march through the streets of Algiers singing their war song. The 10th was given free hand in suppressing the Algerian liberation group FNL in the city of Algiers. The 10th's operations evolved during the Battle of Algiers (Jan-Sept 1957) with the FNL suffering lethal blows.
British battleship 'Nelson' (HMS Nelson) for inspection at the port of Algiers. Inspection of the British Royal Navy forces carried US General Dwight D. Eisenhower (Dwight David Eisenhower) and the British Admiral A. Cunningham (Andrew Browne Cunningham).