The Turks fail to capture Oran in North Africa

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Historical Context Note

The Turks attack Oran, a Spanish possession on the Mediterranean coast of present-day Algeria, but fail to capture it.
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Editors. "The Turks fail to capture Oran in North Africa". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15020, accessed 22 September 2014.]