A Box of Sand
The Italo-Ottoman War 1911-1912 : the First Land, Sea and Air WareBook - 2014
This is the first book in the English language to offer an analysis of a conflict that, in so many ways, raised the curtain on the Great War. In September 1911, Italy declared war on the once mighty, transcontinental Ottoman Empire - but it was an Empire in decline. The ambitious Italy decided to add to her growing African empire by attacking Ottoman-ruled Tripolitania (Libya). The Italian action began the rapid fall of the Ottoman Empire, which would end with its disintegration at the end of the First World War. The day after Ottoman Turkey made peace with Italy in October 1912, the Balkan Le.
Publisher: Ticehurst, East Sussex, England :, Tattered Flag Press,, 2014
Characteristics: 1 online resource