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Abyssinia 1867-68

The war against the unstable King Theodore of Abyssinia [today's Ethiopia] was caused by the imprisonment of several British subjects by Theodore. In January 1868 a punitive expedition began the long march of 300 miles to Magdala, the Abyssinian capital. After an arduous approach, the city was stormed in April 1868, Theodore committed suicide and the force was withdrawn.

Abyssinia 1867-68


BRITISH EXPEDITION TO ABYSSINIA
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BRITISH EXPEDITION TO ABYSSINIA
Product Code: 4015

This account of the 1867/68 campaign is by an officer of the 3rd Dragoon Guards, one of the regiments involved, and in the introduction he states clearly that his aim has everywhere been impartiality; his object truth.

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Reconnoitring in Abyssinia: A narrative of the proceedings of the reconnoitring party, prior to the arrival of the main body of The Expeditionary Field Force
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Reconnoitring in Abyssinia: A narrative of the proceedings of the reconnoitring party, prior to the arrival of the main body of The Expeditionary Field Force
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In 1867 the British Government resolved to invade Abyssinia to remedy the embarrassment caused by the imprisonment of the British Consul in the fortress of Magdala by the Christian King Theodorous. Prior to the main Expeditionary Force led by Sir Robert Napier, a small reconnoitring party command...

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COOMASSIE AND MAGDALA: The Story of Two British Campaigns in Africa
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COOMASSIE AND MAGDALA: The Story of Two British Campaigns in Africa
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A classic account by the journalist turned explorer H.M. Stanley of two mid 19th century African campaigns, conducted in Ethiopia and West Africa. Profusely illustrated with maps and plates.

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FORTESCUE’S HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY: VOLUME XIII
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FORTESCUE’S HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY: VOLUME XIII
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Vol XIII of Fortescue's British army history covers the VIctorian mid-19th century and fighting is fierce: the Crimea, the Persian war, and the Indian Mutiny are all here, as are lesser campaigns from Abyssinia to New Zealand.

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