Spanish Morocco


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Spanish Morocco:

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, officially Kingdom of Morocco, kingdom (2015 est. pop. 34,803,000), 171,834 sq mi (445,050 sq km), NW Africa. Morocco is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea (N), the Atlantic Ocean (W), Western Sahara (S), and Algeria (S and E).
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Spanish Morocco

a former Spanish colony on the N coast of Morocco: part of the kingdom of Morocco since 1956
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Unlike historiographical accounts of the Spanish zone in the Protectorate of Morocco that describe Spain's colonial enterprise as a poor man's colonization because the colonized and the colonizers shared the same spaces and limited economic resources, Duenas's Spanish Morocco focuses primarily on the Spanish colonial elites and highlights their interactions with the social and political elites of other European nations present in North Africa (Aziza 257).
Despite pressure from Hitler, he would not allow the Germans to occupy Spanish territory for military purposes and was adamantly opposed to having the Wehrmacht stationed in Spanish Morocco as a base of operations against the Allies in North Africa.
And Fred Olsen (01473 742 424)hasa28-night night voyage on the Boudicca leaving Dover on September 21 from pounds 1,995 (two sharing inside cabin) for a voyage via Lisbon, Spanish Morocco, Malta, Rhodes, Istanbul (two days), Ukrainian ports of Odessa and Sevastopol, Sochi (Russia), Crete, Tunisia, Spain and Gibraltar.
He had fought in the latter part of the Riff War (1909-25) in Spanish Morocco, first as an infantry officer cadet and then in the air force, and achieved a high reputation and several decorations for leadership and bravery.