pt. 1. The stage: i. The background -- ii. Insurgency and counterensurgency in Algeria -- iii. The situation in Kabylia -- iv. The sector of Tigzdrt -- v. The quartier of Aissa Maimoun -- vi. The Third Company and its sous-quartier -- pt. 2. The struggle for control of the population: i. The strategic problem -- ii. No doctrine for the counterinsurgent -- iii. My own theory -- iv. The indoctrination of my company -- v. An operation at sector level -- vi. Occasional contacts with the population -- vii. Moving the company closer to the population -- viii. A platoon detached to Igonane Ameur -- ix. Company routine -- x. Accidental purge of Bou Souar -- xi. Expansion of my sous-quartier, purge of the other villages -- pt. 3. Struggle for the support of the population: i. The situation in Awera in the winter of 1957 -- ii. The municipal reform -- iii. Cleaning Tiziouzou -- iv. Testing the new leaders -- v. Mobilising the population -- vi. Limits to local efforts -- vii. Prisoners and suspects -- viii. Further expansion of the sous-quartier -- ix. An operation in the Mizrana Forest -- x. The manpower crisis in the French army -- xi. Attempts at organizing a party -- pt. 4. War in the Bordj Menaiel Sector: i. The spring of 1958 -- ii. The revolution of May 13 and its aftermath -- pt. 5. Conclusions: i. Major factors in the Algerian War -- ii. Basic principles of counterinsurgent warfare.
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