FNACA

AcronymDefinition
FNACAFédération Nationale des Anciens Combattants en Algérie (French: National Federation of Veterans Affairs in Algeria)
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A prominent veterans association, the FNACA, spearheaded this drive to memorialize using street names, by drawing on its strength, particularly at local level and in relation to local government.
These manifestations of an alternative or counter-memory co-existing alongside a more conventional national practice are visible in the Pyrenees-Orientales where the same issue of the local newspaper reported on the gathering of members of the Federation nationale des anciens combattants d'Afrique-du-Nord (FNACA) at Prades on 19 March to commemorate the cease-fire, and the commemoration of 26 March by exile groups including Recours-France and the Cercle Algerianiste at the memorial to the rapatries in the cemetery at Le Haut-Vernet (L'Independant, 26 mars 2001, pp.
The organization of French Veterans of the Algerian War, FNACA, has struggled to little avail in an attempt to re-insert the memory of the Algerian conflict, and of their part in it, into the French national consciousness of that nation's wartime history.