Abyssinian Crisis 1935

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The italian leader, Mussolini, inaved Abyssinia in 1935.

Abyssinia was one of the countries in Africa and Italy previously attempted unsuccessfully to conquer it. So it was an obvious target.

When 30 italian soldiers were killed on a border dam with Abyssinian troops in December 1934, Mussolini had the excuse to invade.

Abyssinia appealed to the League of Nations for help, however they offered Italy parts of Abyssinia. Mussolini rejected them

In October 1935 Mussolini…

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