Emperor Haile Selassie (top right), League of Nations, ca. 1936 Courtesy U.S. Library of Congress (94512466)

(1936) EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA, “APPEAL TO THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS”

MAY 20, 2008 BY CONTRIBUTED BY: BLACKPAST Without warning, Italian armed forces invaded Ethiopia on October 3, 1935, quickly defeated the Ethiopian Army, and forced Emperor Haile Selassie into exile first in Palestine and…

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