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Notes from "4 Coins, Campagne de Provocations" in Le Reveil (Bamako, July 17, 1947), 2.

© 1999 by Jim Jones, Ph.D.

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To undermine the influence of the Rassemblement Démocratique Africain , the French authorities incited anciens combattants (African military veterans) to break up their meetings by calling the RDA organizers anti-French and claiming that they were foreigners (from Côte d'Ivoire , for example) who were trying to undermine peace in the Soudan.