Impetuous Algerians

More North African soldiers: Algerians, serving in the French army

American picture, made by photographers of the Underwood & Underwood Agency. The caption reads that these soldiers are nicknamed Terrible Turcos.
The term Turcos was used not just voor people from Turkey, but also for North-Africans.
On the backside of this card there is another text: These soldiers are impetuous fighters, and the difficulty the French generals find in their employment is to hold them back at times when to charge the enemy is foolhardy.

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