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Adwa, Battle of, Adwa, Ethiopia, 1896


The Battle of Adwa

In 1896, the army of Ethiopia successfully fought off Italian invaders and secured the nation's independence during an era of colonialism. Historian Raymond Jonas published a book in 2012 dedicated to this battle and its significance. On this accompanying website, visitors can learn more about the Battle of Adwa by exploring a variety of maps, photographs, and other primary documents. Those...