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The French in the immediate aftermath of WWII ? more civilized than the US ? You do mean the Indochina & Algeria wars France, right ?

Un roi sans divertissement est un homme plein de misères
by linca (antonin POINT lucas AROBASE gmail.com) on Mon Sep 21st, 2009 at 09:45:30 AM EST
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I beg to disagree: the Algeria war was not in the immediate aftermath of WWII. Between 1945 and 1947, we just massacred 15 OOO in Algeria, 40 000 in Madagascar, 6000 in Haiphong (Tonkin) and a few dozens elsewhere... Isn't it civilised?

"Dieu se rit des hommes qui se plaignent des conséquences alors qu'ils en chérissent les causes" Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet
by Melanchthon on Mon Sep 21st, 2009 at 10:24:01 AM EST
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