World War II

Papon and the killing of 200 Algerians in Paris during 1961

Paris massacre of Algerians, 1961

A short history of the massacre of scores of Algerians in Paris on 17 October 1961 under the command of a Nazi-collaborating chief of police.

The Bordigist Current (1912-1952): Italy, France, Belgium, USA - Philippe Bourrinet

Updated, substantially-expanded, 2013 Philippe Bourrinet text on the history of the Italian Communist Left.

The Thiaroye massacre, 1944 - Steven Johns

Tirailleurs as prisoners of war

A short history of the mass killing of black soldiers in the Free French Forces who were protesting against non-payment of wages towards the end of World War II.

The whitewashing of French forces in the liberation of Paris - Steven Johns

Senegalese troops who fought for the French as prisoners of war in Europe

A short account of how American and British commanders ensured that the liberation of Paris was orchestrated by a “whites only” force.

Alternative Vol. 2, No. 2 (October 1949)

The Vol. 2, No. 2 (October 1949) issue of Alternative, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1948-1951 and focusing on pacifist viewpoints.

Alternative Vol. 1, No. 7 (December 1948)

The Vol. 1, No. 7 (December 1948) issue of Alternative, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1948-1951 and focusing on pacifist viewpoints.

Why? Vol. 3, No. 3 (August 1944)

The Vol. 3, No. 3 (August 1944) issue of Why?, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1942-1947.

Why? Vol. 3, No. 1 (April-May 1944)

The Vol. 3, No. 1 (April-May 1944) issue of Why?, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1942-1947.

Why? Vol. 2, No. 4 (September 1943)

The Vol. 2, No. 4 (September 1943) issue of Why?, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1942-1947.

Why? Vol. 2, No. 1 (May 1943)

The Vol. 2, No. 1 (May 1943) issue of Why?, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1942-1947.