Wednesday, July 07, 2004

Persons missing in Algeria

List of dossiers and files of the persons who disappeared during the last days of French sovereignty of Algeria, conserved in the Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Liste des dossiers ou fiches des disparus en Algerie durant les derniers mois de la souveraintl française et conservé dans les archives du Ministere des Affaires Etrangeres:

Thanks to Jacques de Guise for sending this link to the lists. He adds, "There are some interesting names which have, or have not been en-Frenchised such as COPP for KOPP. Other names you will find are ACKERMANN, BALZINGER, EBERLE, KOHLER, JOST, KOP, LANSAMMAN, MAYER, NAGLE, WOLF....there will not be that many Alsatian names. Be careful however, as some of those Spanish or French or some of those Algerian names could hid an Alsatian name!

A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for. - John A. Shedd

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