photo caption
Wingate inspecting soldiers of Gideon Force at liberated Dambacha. Gideon Force was the result of Wingate's belief in a deep penetration mobile, shock force to fight instead of only relying upon insurgents to help liberate Ethiopia.
Photo courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, London


Wingate inspecting troops

"Orde and Dan had a big crack at
night over glass of whisky. Orde and
I stayed up late discussing matters
and drinking innumerable
brandies. Brilliant brain
he has. He will be CIGS
or I am a Dutchman."

- Major D.H. Nott

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Lion of Judeah

Lion of Judeah, national symbol of royal Ethiopia