The Turks fail to capture Oran in North Africa (19 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

The Turks attack Oran, a Spanish possession on the Mediterranean coast of present-day Algeria, but fail to capture it.

Citation:
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 05 December 2016.]