Escadrons de la Mort: L'école Française

TitleEscadrons de la Mort: L'école Française
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsRobin, Marie-Monique
Running Time60 minutes
Date Released09/01/2003
DistributorCanal+
CountryFrance
Publication LanguageFrench
Abstract

Through interviews with military and intelligence officials, extant footage, and film clips, this documentary uncovers the French military's decisive role in the development of counter-insurgency techniques during the Cold War. After fighting guerillas in Indochina and Algeria, the French military exported their lessons to Latin America's Dirty Wars and America's Vietnam War that led to thousands of deaths and political repression. 

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Translated TitleDeath Squads: The French School
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