Agadir (ⴰⴳⴰⴷⵉⵔ in Berber or أغادير in Arabic) is a city in mid-southern Morocco located on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean near the foot of the Atlas Mountains, just north of the point where the Sus River flows into the ocean. It is 508 kilometers south of Casablanca and is the capital of the Agadir Ida-U-Tanan Prefecture and of the Sus-Massa economic region. The … Continue reading Agadir

FDR Flies to the Casablanca Conference

The Casablanca Conference (codenamed SYMBOL) was held at the Anfa Hotel in Casablanca, French Morocco from January 14 to 24, 1943, to plan the Allied European strategy for the next phase of World War II. In attendance were United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Also attending and representing the Free French forces were Generals Charles de Gaulle and Henri … Continue reading FDR Flies to the Casablanca Conference

French Morocco #131 (1933)

French Morocco #131 (1933)

The French Protectorate in Morocco (Protectorat français au Maroc in French, or حماية فرنسا في المغرب‎‎ — Ḥimāyat Faransā fi-l-Maḡrib in Arabic) was established by the Treaty of Fez on March 30, 1912, and existed until November 18, 1955, when it — along with Spanish Morocco and the international zone of Tangier became the independent nation of Morocco. French Morocco comprised the area of Morocco between the Corridor … Continue reading French Morocco #131 (1933)