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Italy, seeking to secure its place amongst the powers of Europe, began colonization of a number of African countries in the late 19th century, amongst these being Eritrea.

 

Eritrean Ascari battalions became a permanent fixture of Italian East African colonization, supplied with Italian weapons and equipment. Serving with distinction in WWII, ascari were crucial in the North African campaign. They were well-regarded and fierce fighters who served until the fall of Italian East Africa in 1941.

 

Box contains 10 metal figures with plastic bases.

Italian Colonial Troops Infantry Squad

SKU: 402215803
€ 27,00Price
  • Scale: 28mm - 1/56th

    Metal

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