Algeria's hard-won liberty

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On July 5, 1962, Algeria celebrates its new national independence.

It followed eight years of war with France and more than 130 years as a French possession.

In the end, the Algerians and the French under President Charles de Gaulle had approved the Evian Accords, and accepted what many had come to see as inevitable: Algerian self-determination.

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