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Oran

facts in brief


Part of Johannes van Keulen Heirs map, after 1725
Part of Johannes van Keulen Heirs map, after 1725






Facts in brief:

Flourished by the 1400s; base for pirates; Moors lost city to Spain in 1509; fell to Turkey in 1708; became a naval base & modern port under France 1831; seized by Allied forces on November 10, 1942.

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