Italy’s invasion of Ethiopia – coming to the aid of the Emperor

This photograph, dated 30 October 1935, shows Ethiopian troops rallying to the cause of the Emperor Haile Selassie.

This is the information on the back of the photo: “Dedjasmatch Machacha, one of Ethiopia’s most influential leaders, recently marched into Addis Ababa with 10,000 of his followers to offer his services and those of his men to Emperor Haile Selassie. This picture shows some of Machacha’s troops in Addis Ababa before leaving for the North.”

Italy’s invasion of Ethiopia – coming to the aid of the Emperor

Italy’s invasion of Ethiopia – coming to the aid of the Emperor

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