SPAIN: Moroccan War: Oct. 27, 1924

The war between Moorish rebels and Spain began to take a more hopeful turn, owing to the dissaffection of several tribes toward the rebel forces. Several battles were won by the Spaniards, but the position was not materially altered.

King Alfonso appointed Director Primo Rivera, Marquis d'Estella, High Commissioner of the Spanish Directorate in Morocco and Commander-in- Chief of the armies there. He remained head of the Military Directorate which rules from Madrid.

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