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The Algerian War, also known as the Algerian War of Independence or the Algerian Revolution (Arabic: الثورة الجزائرية Al-thawra Al-Jazaa'iriyya; Berber languages: Tagrawla Tadzayrit ; French: Guerre d'Algérie or Révolution algérienne) was fought between France and the Algerian National Liberation Front (French: Front de Libération Nationale – FLN) from 1954 to 1962.

This war led to Algeria gaining its independence from France. Many saw it as a guerrilla warfare and was known for the use of torture. The war took place mainly on the territory of Algeria.

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