1958 Press Photo Raoul Albin Louis Salan France General Algeria Hotel Matignon


General Raoul Salan, commanding French troops in Algeria, face camera as he enters the Hotel Matignon in Paris for conference with Premier Charles de Gaulle. Gen. Salan has been ruling Algeria openly in the name of deGaulle and was summoned to the Premier's official residence for a conference.Raoul Albin Louis Salan (French pronunciation: [?aul sal??]; 10 June 1899 - 3 July 1984) was a French Army general and the fourth French commanding general during the First Indochina War. Salan was one of four generals who organized the 1961 Algiers Putsch operation and then founded the Organisation de l'armée secrète.
Photo measures 8 x 8.25 in.

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