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1958: Anti-French Cartoons Showing A Fat Marianne Murdering Algerian Children

By on 24 March 2014 | comments 0

FLASHBACK toMarch 30, 1958: Algeria’s war of liberation from France.

An anti-French cartoon, showing French soldiers murdering Algerian with the help of the US

 

Cartoon-banner shows the strong legs of an Algerian nationalist soldier who seems unworried about “French Imperialism’s” attempt to chain him in Cairo, Egypt shown March 30, 1958.

Cartoon-banner shows the strong legs of an Algerian nationalist soldier who seems unworried about French Imperialism’s attempt to chain him in Cairo, Egypt shown March 30, 1958.

An anti-French cartoon, showing a fat Marianne killing Algerian women and children while held up by a U.S. - marked bayonet in Cairo, Egypt, March 30, 1958. (AP Photo/A. Maseraff)

An anti-French cartoon, showing a fat Marianne killing Algerian women and children while held up by a U.S. – marked bayonet in Cairo, Egypt, March 30, 1958. (AP Photo/A. Maseraff)