3 Oct 1935

Italian Eritrea
  • 100,000 Italian troops and Askari mercenaries headed by Emilio De Bono attacked from Eritrea into Abyssinia without declaration of war. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Italy
  • Brixia Model 35 light infantry mortars entered service with the Italian Army. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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