1943. They have never stepped foot on French soil but because France was at war, Said, Abdelkader, Messaoud and Yassir enlist in the French Army, along with 130,000 other “indigenous” soldiers, to liberate the “fatherland” from the Nazi enemy. Heroes that history has forgotten…
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What is really shocking is the institutionalized racism in the French army against the North African soldiers. They can die for country & nation but are not allowed to eat tomatoes. Since they are for the French only. France did not even care to pay their pensions. And the poor guys had to fight for even that. What a shame! The rest: as seen before. Not bad & not good either.
La eterna batalla de los hijos bastardos de la patria por el reconocimiento de sus derechos y la fraternidad adulterada que siempre atenderá las necesidades de un sistema de clases opresor. Llena de personajes fascinantes, especialmente aquellos que se embriagan de esperanza hasta el desgaste como el camino único para encontrar la paz personal. (20160728)