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1913 Battle of Dul Madoba, Somalia. 9 August A Dervish force raids Somali Habar Yoonis tribe near Burco, killing or wounding 57 members of "Somaliland Camel Constabulary", including British commander, Colonel Richard Corfield.

1930 Battle of Anchem,

1936 1st Battle of Tembien,

1936 Battle of Amba Aradam,

1936 2nd Battle of Tembien,

1936 Battle of Maychew,

1936 Battle of Ogaden,

1937 Battle of Gogetti,



1941 Battle of Keren, Eritrea. (3 February 1 April) Hard fought British Commonwealth victory over Italian forces during East African Campaign.


1916 Battle of Segale, Ethiopia. Negus Mikael, marching on Ethiopian capital in support of his son Emperor Iyasus V, is defeated by Fitawrari Habte Giyorgis, securing throne for Empress Zauditu.

1930 Battle of Anchem, Ethiopia. 31 March Ras Gugsa Welle is defeated by Dejazmach Mulugeta Yeggazu, suppressing last obstacle to Ras Tafari Makonnen's ascension to Ethiopia's throne.

1935 Italian invasion of Ethiopia
1936 Italy's invasion of Ethiopia 200,000 deaths

1936 Battle of Ganale Dorya, Ethiopia. 7-10 January General Rodolfo Graziani attacks troops under Ras Desta Damtew; after over three days of slaughter, Ethiopians break flee.

1936 First Battle of Tembien, Ethiopia. January 20 January 24 Ethiopian forces suffer 8,000 casualties compared to Italy's 1,100.

1936 Battle of Amba Aradam, Ethiopia. 10 February Ethiopians under Ras Mulugeta Yeggazu counterattack invading Italians southwest of Chalacot, but are defeated with heavy losses.

1936 Second Battle of Tembien, Ethiopia. 27 February

1936 Battle of Maychew, Ethiopia. 31 March Emperor Haile Selassie leads in person final Ethiopian counterattack of Second ItaloAbyssinian War, which is a crushing Ethiopian defeat.

1936 Battle of Ogaden, Ethiopia. 15-25 April Final battle during Italian invasion of Ethiopia. By 5 May, Emperor Haile Selassie has gone into exile Italians have declared victory.

1937 Battle of Gogetti, Ethiopia. 19 February Battle between Italian occupation forces remnants of Ethiopian armies. surviving elements of Ethiopian armies of Sidamo Bale are encircled destroyed by Italian forces near Lake Shala.
1941 Ethiopia captured by Commonwealth troops

1914 Battle of Tanga, Tanzania. 3 November 5 November, Colonel Paul von LettowVorbeck defeats General Arthur Aitken in German East Africa

1900s Kenya
Ghost Darkness 1996
Flame Trees of Thika 1982
Out of Africa 1985
1918 British East Africa becomes Kenya
1920 British East Africa becomes Kenya