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Italian Commemorative Medal Operations East Africa.
Circular Dark Bronze Medal with integral bar for Ribbon.
Ribbon Light Blue with dark Blue Stripes.
Front . Face of King Vittorio Emmanuel the Third.
Royal Mint Regio Zecca. On bottom Crown Above Z .
Reverse of Medal Mountainous Landscape and
Inscribed Africa Orientale and Molti Nemici
Molto Onore [Many Enemies Much Honour]
Below Signature of Benito Mussolini.
on left below Axe. V Perrone Designer
Medal instituted 27 April 1936 for those involved
in Conquest of Ethiopia, Italians Invaded in 1935.
Armed with twenty century Weapons and Bombed
and gassed the Ethiopia people Annexing country
1936. In 1941 Ethiopia and British and Commonwealth
Forces Liberated Ethiopia fifth May 1941.