LOST LIONS OF JUDAH, Haile Selassie's mongrel foreign legion, 1935-41

: Othen (C.)

R 475.00
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288pp., hardback, d.w., Gloucestershire, 2017


When Fascist Italy invaded independent Ethiopia in October 1935 Emperor Haile Selassie accepted the help of a group of foreign mercenaries who joined the Ethiopian forces.

Christopher Othen is an English writer currently based in Eastern Europe. He has worked as a journalist, legal representative for asylum seekers, and an English language teacher. He is the author of Franco's International Brigades: Adventurers, fascists, and Christian crusaders in the Spanish Civil War and Katanga: Mercenaries, spies, and the African nation that waged war on the world.