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    Posted 6 years ago

    ron1939
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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.

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    Comments

    1. Chrisnp Chrisnp, 6 years ago
      Very cool. I had not realized King Vittorio Emmanuel III remained on the throne through Mussolini's rule, and had to go read up on it. I'm happy for the education!
    2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 6 years ago
      That's cool Chris! Actually, I didn't know Italians issued medals. LOL !!!

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