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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Aug 2019 2:33 p.m. PST

"For centuries the people of the Rif have inhabited their mountainous and isolated homeland in what is today the northernmost part of Morocco. Although to a degree converted to Islam, their contacts with the outside world had been few, and they were happy for that to remain so, involving themselves with inter-tribal and inter-family disputes and the petty politics of a simple but violent society. When the Spanish began encroaching on their territory and independence in the early 20th century they fought back using classic guerrilla tactics, attacking military posts and columns, but avoiding large-scale confrontations in the open. They had no organised cavalry the mountainous terrain made cavalry useless but of course they rode horses and mules a great deal, and while they would dismount before a fight, they were skilled horsemen…"

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