Selected Websites with Primary Sources on the Algerian War

Websites with Primary Sources


For an extensive Webography on the Cold War and Wars of Decolonization with several websites that offer primary document collections go here.


Institution: National History Center, Washington D.C.

The site, “Decolonization Resource Collection: North Africa and the Middle East”, created by the American National History Center, provides a useful collection of central primary and secondary sources for learning and teaching. The focus is, however, is not on Algeria, but on the whole of North Africa and the Middle East.



Institution: teachwar

The private site, teachwar: Algerian Revolution, 1954 provides some central primary sources from the beginning of the Algerian Revolution in 1954 against colonial France.