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The Addis Ababa MassacreItaly's National Shame$
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Ian Campbell

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780190674724

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190674724.001.0001

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An Hour of Mayhem

An Hour of Mayhem

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(p.59) 3 An Hour of Mayhem
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The Addis Ababa Massacre
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Ian Campbell

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190674724.003.0004

Based on both Ethiopian and foreign sources, this chapter describes how, after the attack on Graziani, the Italian military cordoned off a circle of radius approximately 360 meters around the perimeter of the Gennete Liul Palace and killed many of the Ethiopians within that area between noon and 1 pm on Friday 19th February. The account includes important testimony by the American, British and French envoys, and from several eye witnesses including Sara Gebre Iyyesus and Temesgen Gebre.

Keywords:   Addis Ababa, Taddesse Zewelde, Tekle Maryam Kiflom, Intotto Road, Sara Gebre Iyyesus, Letyibelu Gebre, Temesgen Gebre, Arada, Siddist Kilo, Imru Zelleqe

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