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  • Image: Holy Adowa! January 22, 2011

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
    Image: Holy Adowa!

    Memo to any budding generals: never invade Russia in the winter, never start a land war in Asia and, most relevant for today, never presume to colonise Ethiopia…Italy unfortunately¬†never learnt this lesson. In 1935 the Italian invasion would mark the beginning of the end for Mussolini‚Äôs regime. While in 1896 an Italian attack ended in […]