Friday, 8 December 2017

List of names of 19,098 mostly Eritreans who got medals for valour for service in the Italian army

 IL CORAGGIO   DEGLI ASCARI, THE COURAGE OF THE ASCARI, 2014:

List of names of 19,098 individuals mostly Eritreans who got medals for valour for service in the Italian army, by Vito Zita


እዚ መጽናዕቲ ብቅደም ተኸተል ዝርዝር አስማት እቶም ኣብ ትሕቲ መግዛእቲ ጣልያን ብውትድርና ዘገልገሉን ናይ ጅግንነት መዳልያ ዝተዓደሉን ኣስታት 19098 ሰባት የጠቃልል።


ﯾﺠﻤﻊ اﻟﺒﺤﺚ وﺑﺘﺴﻠﺴﻞ زﻣﻨﻲ –   أﺳﻤﺎء اﻟﺠﻨﻮد اﻟﺬﯾﻦ ﻗﺎﺗﻠﻮا ﺗﺤﺖ راﯾﺔ اﻟﺠﯿﺶ اﻹﯾﻄﺎﻟﻲ, واﻟﺬﯾﻦ منحو ﻣﯿﺪاﻟﯿﺎت  الشجاعة , وأﺳﺒﺎب ﺣﺼﻮﻟﮭﻢ على هذه الميداليات. وغالبيتهم من الإرتريين


Medals statistics - Gold medal for military merit: 9;  Silver medal for military merit: 2139; Bronze medal for military merit: 7185; War cross for military merit: 7560; Cross for the merit of war: 2085; Silver medal for civil merit: 6; Bronze medal for civil merit: 2; Solemn commendation: 112. Total: 19098.

Part I:

http://www.mediafire.com/file/z0qxkqhe1u741s1/Zita+book+I.pdf

Part II:

http://www.mediafire.com/file/6di4pdebqj64x1y/Zita+boo+2.pdf
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About the author:

VITO ZITA, the author of the book was born in 1960 in Barletta, Italy. He has lived in Siena since 1980 and has worked as a financial consultant, in financial planning and savings management. Since the end of the 1980s he has been involved in studies and research on the social and historical-military aspects of Italian colonial troops. He is a historical consultant for the colonial period at the International Museum of the World Wars, in Rocchetta Nuova IS, Italy. He is a member of the of a number of Associations including ANMIG and ANFI and ANRRA. In addition to several short essays, he published, "The courage of the Ascari - The motivations for the rewards for Military Valor for the war operations in Africa 1890-1943 assigned to the Ascari" (out of print, 2014); "The fallen of the Contrada della Chiocciola in the Great War" (out of print, 2016); "Gino Berardi, officer of colonial cavalry gold medal for Military Valor" edited by P. Angi, V. Zita, G. Zorzetto (2016); "The Colonial Cavalry from birth until 1936" (2016) also in an English version. He curated a permanent museum exhibition dedicated to the ascari at the Italian House of Asmara in November 2016. He is currently writing other works on the subject of colonial military history that will be published, soon. He is engaged in numerous conferences on the historical-military aspects, mainly colonial, which he is the  author or in collaboration with other colleagues.

Saturday, 2 December 2017

UN Resolution federating Eritrea with Ethiopia 1950

Report of the United Nations Commission for Eritrea; Report of the Interim committee of the General Assembly of the Report of the United Nations Commission for Eritrea: 


Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Old Italian videos on Eritrea from 1912


Old Italian videos on Eritrea from 1912


A 1912 video, on the life and times of the Eritrean Ascari:

https://www.europeana.eu/portal/it/record/08619/1037479000000254035.html?q=eritrea


1914 video: Arrival of Giovanni Cerrina Feroni, Italian Governor of Eritrea in Asmara and his visit to Keren:

http://cinestore.cinetecadibologna.it/video/dettaglio/43495

A 1929 video on sail boats from Assab, :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrXhzCX7IJU

On Dankalia 1936:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGt_sICw9II

On Dankalia, 1939:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5Ic47-H1w4

Pictures on the construction of the road between Asmara and Massawa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbXDChsqOBs

Friday, 24 November 2017

Aklilu Habte Wold's memoirs, in Amharic 1974


Aklilu Habte Wold's memoirs, in Amharic, written to the Commission of Enquiry established by the Dergue in 1974. The book was fisrt published 2010, Pages 47 - 71 cover his struggle to unite Eritrea with Ethiopia: Aklilu has served Ethiopia in various position including Foreign Minister and Prime Minister.

http://www.mediafire.com/file/u8sqd3vaho1b3ru/Aklilu+Habte+wold+memories.pdf

Sunday, 8 October 2017

Exchange of Notes between Great Britain and Ethiopia 1952


Exchange of Notes between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Ethiopia regarding the Federation of Eritrea with Ethiopia under the sovereignty of the Ethiopian Crown Addis Ababa, August 27/29, 1952

http://treaties.fco.gov.uk/docs/pdf/1954/TS0022.pdf

L’IMMAGINE DELL’ERITREA NELLE FOTOGRAFIE DI ERRARDO DI AICHELBURG (1898-1903) CONOSCENZA E DOMINIO


L’IMMAGINE DELL’ERITREA NELLE FOTOGRAFIE DI ERRARDO DI AICHELBURG (1898-1903) CONOSCENZA E DOMINIO

THE IMAGE OF ERITREA IN ACHELBURG ERRARDO PHOTOGRAPHS (1898-1903) KNOWLEDGE AND DOMAIN

http://www.mediafire.com/file/6l28gza3a8b2yge/L%E2%80%99IMMAGINE+DELL%E2%80%99ERITREA+NELLE+FOTOGRAFIE+DI.pdf