France Bombs Syria in Aerial Attack : c1925 #Syria,

Historical Slideshow: Syria – History of politics and conflict from 1920 to 2013

This Photograph shows the devastation wrought by French aerial bombardment of Damascus, Syria in 1925. Syrian history evidences a long legacy of political strife, foreign intervention and repression as well as a history of political engagement and cultural richness on the part of its diverse population. The title links to the full slide show. Photo and caption are from Yahoo Finance: Syria-History of Politics and Conflict from 1920 to 2013:  The vantage point and orientation of the writing is Western and bourgeois but nonetheless detailed and with valuable images and information.

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