1912 MOROCCO – FRANCE…FRENCH OCCUPATION … [19689]

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“1912 ( Mar 27) Stampless postcard entitled Colonne de Fez – Medhya, – L’ Abmulance showing tented Camp to Paris cancelled on picture side circular wavy lines Telegⁱᵉ Militʳᵉ date stamp & with violet circular Poste de Guicer /12 Mars 1912 / le / Commmandant D’Armees hand stamp ………………………… ……………………..From the beginning of 1900 European powers had designs to influence the political & commercial benefits of Morocco with France & Spain in 1904 signing a secret Treaty between themselves. The Algecires Conference of 1906 entrusted France & Spain to police the country. The Treaty of Fez was signed 30 March 1912 making Morocco a French protectorate which subsequently France & Spain split into 4 zones with France taking a much larger share.

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