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The volume has useful B/W photos as well as eight color plates depicting uniforms.
Armies of the Adowa Campaign, an account of Italian colonial defeat in Ethiopia in 1896, is an excellent addition to the Osprey library.
Sometimes, the books turn out great and are models of how to cover a complex subject in an easy to read format.
The Italian defeat at Adowa in Ethiopia in March 1896 was the second worst disaster after Annual in 1921 suffered by an European force at the hands of Africans, succeeding the... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Phil Historian
Overpriced for its 48-page size, but the most comprehensive and valuable all-in-one-place account I have yet seen of the battle (I have read many, and have been in Adwa several... Read morePublished on December 2, 2012 by ollb
Armies of the Adowa Campaign, an account of Italian colonial defeat in Ethiopia in 1896, is an excellent addition to the Osprey library. Read morePublished on November 20, 2011 by Max Prendergast