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1907: French Warships Bombarded Casablanca

After the killing of nine European workers in Casablanca, French warships bombarded the city on August 2nd, 1907 in response. Later they were compelled to commit 15,000 troops to garrison Casablanca and ensure the safety of French citizens.

Map of Casablanca, Morocco
A map of Casablanca. cr: Google Image search
 
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Tadese Faforiji

I am Tadese Faforiji, a history student of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State- 21st-century University, properly called. I am a blogger and an avid writer.

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