The Last Crusade: The Palestine Campaign in the First World

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The sky was then filled with military helicopters. Russian combat losses were estimated at 600,000 dead and 230,000 civilians. The program involved tens of thousands of surveyors and topographers, and hundreds of cartographers. The performance of the invading Italian military was so poor that even with 400,000 men, tanks and aircraft, and even the use of forbidden chemical warfare, it needed six months to occupy the poorly armed Ethiopia.

Pages: 310

Publisher: John Murray Publishers Ltd (April 18, 2002)

ISBN: 0719554322

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