The Battle of Adwa: African Victory in the Age of Empire
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The Battle of Adwa: African Victory in the Age of Empire

Ādwa : Ethiopia | Oct 31, 2012 at 10:50 AM PDT
Source: Foreign Affairs
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In March 1896, the Ethiopian army, led by Emperor Menelik II, decisively defeated the Italian army near the town of Adwa, in northern Ethiopia, just south of today's Eritrean border. As one of the very few military victories enjoyed by an indigenous people over an invading European army during the period... FULL ARTICLE AT Foreign Affairs
 
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