Catering for and controlling subject veterans: the Comité des Amitiés Africaines and North African ex-servicemen in the interwar period’

@article{Hassett2019CateringFA,
  title={Catering for and controlling subject veterans: the Comit{\'e} des Amiti{\'e}s Africaines and North African ex-servicemen in the interwar period’},
  author={D. Hassett},
  journal={First World War Studies},
  year={2019},
  volume={10},
  pages={68 - 87}
}
  • D. Hassett
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • First World War Studies
ABSTRACT In 1935, a group of senior military and civilian officials came together in Paris to discuss the growing unrest among indigenous veterans in North Africa. Under the stewardship of the Algerian-born Marshal Louis Franchet d’Espèrey, they founded the Comité des Amitiés Africaines (Committee of African Friendships), with the dual mission of catering to and controlling North African veterans. This article examines the committee’s execution of its mission in the latter years of the interwar… Expand