Sun Apr 22nd, 2012 at 04:08:25 PM EST
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1961 - Algiers putsch: French generals attempt to depose Charles de Gaulle.
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Originally dedicated to the French Foreign Legion, this song was sung by the unit spearheading the putsch, the 1st REP (1st Foreign Parachute Regiment) after the attempt was put down.
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