Diary of a Journey to Abyssinia, 1868: With the Expedition Under Sir Robert Napier, K.C.S.I. : the Diary and Observations of William Simpson of the Illustrated London News
The Expedition to Magdala of 1867-1868 was a memorable event in British Military history of warfare in general, and in the history of Ethiopia. Meticulously planned and executed, the campaign was a triumph for its commander, Sir Robert Napier. It was notable for the use of Elephants imported from India, the building of a port railway and the use of breech-loading rifles, the first time they employed in War.
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