Spanish Morocco #145 (1935)

The Spanish Protectorate in Morocco (الحماية الإسبانية على المغرب — Protectorado español en Marruecos) was established on November 27, 1912, by a treaty between France and Spain that converted the Spanish sphere of influence in Morocco into a formal protectorate. The Spanish protectorate consisted of a northern strip on the Mediterranean and the Strait of Gibraltar, and a southern part of the protectorate around Cape Juby, … Continue reading Spanish Morocco #145 (1935)

La Agüera #14 (1922)

La Agüera #14 (1922)

La Agüera was a town on the Atlantic coast at the southern tip of the Ras Nouadhibou Peninsula in what is currently Western Sahara.  It was founded in 1920 when a fort was established by Francisco Bens just a few miles away from the French settlement of Port Étienne (now Nouadhibou) on the eastern side of the peninsula.  A military air base established by the Spanish was … Continue reading La Agüera #14 (1922)