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Rif Revolt, 1921-1926

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Topical headingRif Revolt, 1921-1926
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Variant(s)Melilla, War of, 1921-1926
Rif Rebellion, 1921-1926
Rif War, 1921-1926
Riff War, 1921-1926
War of Melilla, 1921-1926
See alsoMorocco--History--1912-1956
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Found in12343390: Las imágenes del desembarco, c2000.
Work cat. Arias de la Canal, F. De Abd-el-Krim a Fidel Castro, 2020 (work deals in part with the rebellion (unnamed in this work) in Morocco that includes the Battle of Annual in 1921)
Boum, A. Historical dictionary of Morocco, 2016, via WWW, viewed July 22, 2021: under Meziane, Mohammed (He took part in 1921 in the Rif war against ʻAbd al-Karim al-Khattabi) bibliography (in cited titles: Abd-el-Krim and the Rif Rebellion; Rif War, 1924-25; Rif War in Morocco, 1921-1926)
Britannica academic, via WWW, viewed July 22, 2021 (Rif War, also called War of Melilla, Rif also spelled Riff, (1921-26), conflict between Spanish colonial forces and Rif peoples led by Muhammad Abd el-Krim. It was fought primarily in the Rif, a mountainous region of northern Morocco. ... on April 12, 1925, ... Abd el-Krim and his followers pushed the Spanish forces back to Melilla [an enclave that is part of Spain]. ...The coordination of French and Spanish forces during the late summer of 1925 led to an amphibious landing of over 18,000 Spanish troops to the west of Alhucemas Bay on September 8, 1925, and a concomitant push of perhaps as many as 20,000 French troops north from their protectorate)
British Museum WWW site, viewed July 22, 2021: collection > collection online (in "biography" note on database record for State Bank of the Riff, organization associated with collection objects: Rif Revolt (1921-1926) in Northern Morocco)
Oxford dictionary of Islam, 2003, via WWW, viewed July 22, 2021: under Rif (Site of the Rif Rebellion (1921-26), an important anticolonial movement led by Islamic reformer Muhammad ibn Abd el-Krim al-Khattabi (d. 1963) against Spanish and French protectorate forces)