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Christini, Luca S. ABYSSINIAN SKIES: Memories and Shots of an Italian Volunteer in the Ethiopian War 1935-36
This is the first book of the WAR series in color and based on memoirs of an Italian soldier who fought in the war. In this series, several black and white images are 'recolored' by our artists with the help of special software to obtain wonderful and new images of the war. Abyssian sky offers an interesting research about the Italian-Ethiopian war of 1935-36. The last great colonial conflict of the 20th century also found aviation playing an important part with bombardments and use of deadly gas.
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Jowett, Philip ABYSSINIAN CONQUEST: The Illustrated History of the Second Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936
In 1935, Fascist Italy invaded Abyssinia (now Ethiopia), one of just two independent states in Africa at the time. Italy first invaded Ethiopia in 1895 and was driven out by the army of Emperor Menelik II. In 1935, the defensive effort would be led by Emperor Haile Selassie I. Benito Mussolini (the Italian Duce) claimed victory in 1936, but the struggle of Selassie and his people against impossible odds won worldwide admiration. This work supplements a concise narrative history of the conflict with more than 600 captioned photos, including detailed coverage of both armies. 1 vol, 320 pgs
2015 ATGLEN, SCHIFFER BOOKS
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