Libyan resistance movement
The Libyan resistance movement was the resistance movement against the Italian colonization of Libya from 1911 to 1942.
It was initially led by the Turks after the Italian attack on Ottoman Libya ...
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Italian Libya
Italian Libya (Italian: Libia Italiana; Arabic: ليبيا الإيطالية‎ Lībyā al-Īṭālīya) was a unified colony of Italian North Africa (Africa Settentrionale Italiana, or ASI) establis...
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Italian concentration camps in Libya
Fascist Italy maintained several concentration camps in Eastern Libya during the later phase of its occupation of that country. After the initial invasion in 1911, the Italian control over much of the...
Italian Cyrenaica
Italian Cyrenaica was an Italian colony, located in present-day eastern Libya, that existed from 1927 to 1934. It was part of the Italian North African territory conquered from the Ottoman Empire in 1...
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Via della Vittoria
The Via della Vittoria was a military road between Bardia in Italian Libya and Sidi Barrani in western Egypt.
The "Via della Vittoria" ("Victory Road"), was a road built by Italian engineers durin...
Operation Compass
Operation Compass was the first big Allied military operation of the Western Desert Campaign during World War II. British and other Commonwealth forces attacked Italian forces in western Egypt and eas...
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Southern Military Territory
The Southern Military Territory (Italian: Territorio Militare del Sud) refers to the jurisdictional territory within the colony of Italian Libya (1911–1943), administered by the Italian military in th...
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Provinces of Libya
The Provinces of Libya were prescribed in 1934, during the last period of colonial Italian Libya, and continued through post-independence Libya until 1963 when the Governorates system was instituted.<...
Marble Arch (Libya)
The Marble Arch, also Arch of the Philaeni (Italian: Arco dei Fileni), formerly known in Libya as El Gaus (i.e. "The Arch"), was a monument in Libya built during the days of Italian colonization....
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1911 Tripoli massacre
The 1911 Tripoli massacre were a series of massacres by the Italian army of Ottoman troops and Libyan civilians of the Tripoli region, and the preceding massacre of Italian captured troops at Sciara S...
Battle of Kufra (1931)
The Battle of Kufra occurred during the Italian colonisation of Libya.
Italian Spahis
Italian Spahis were light cavalry colonial troops of the Kingdom of Italy, raised in Italian Libya between 1912 and 1942.
The Italian colonial administration of Libya raised squadrons of locally r...
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Fezzan
Fezzan (Berber: Fezzan, ⴼⴻⵣⵣⴰⵏ, Arabic: فزان‎ Fizzān, Turkish: Fizan, Latin: Phasania) or Phazania is the southwestern region of modern Libya. It is largely desert, but broken by mou...
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Tripolitanian Republic
After World War I, an Arab Republic, Al-Jumhuriya al-Trabulsiya الجمهورية الطرابلسية , or "Tripolitanian Republic", declared the independence of Tripolitania from Italian Libya. The proclamation of th...
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Italian Tripolitania
Italian Tripolitania was an Italian colony, located in present-day western Libya, that existed from 1927 to 1934. It was part of the Italian North African territory conquered from the Ottoman Empire i...
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Battle of El Agheila
The Battle of El Agheila was a minor engagement in North Africa during the Second World War. It took place in December 1942 between Allied forces (the British 8th Army) led by Bernard Law Montgomery a...
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Pacification of Libya
The Pacification of Libya, also known as the Second Italo-Senussi War, was a prolonged conflict in Italian Libya between Italian military forces and indigenous rebels associated with the Senussi Order...
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Postage stamps and postal history of Tripolitania
This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of Tripolitania, now part of Libya.Tripolitana is a historic region of western Libya, centered on the coastal city of Tripoli. Formerly part o...
Postage stamps and postal history of Tripolitania - Wikipedia
History of Libya as Italian colony
The history of Libya as an Italian colony began in the 1910s and lasted until February 1947, when Italy officially lost all the colonies of the former Italian Empire. It can be divided in two periods:...
History of Libya as Italian colony - Wikipedia
Italian Libya Railways
Italian Libya Railways was a group of small railways built in the Italian colony of Libya between the two World Wars.
The Kingdom of Italy built in Italian Libya nearly 400 km of railways wit...
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Twin Pimples raid
The Twin Pimples Raid was a British Commando raid on a feature in the Italian lines during the siege of Tobruk in the Second World War. The raid, carried out by men of the No. 8 (Guards) Commando and...
Twin Pimples raid - Wikipedia
Auto-Saharan Company
The Auto-Saharan Companies (Compagnie Auto-Avio-Sahariane) were Italian military units specialised in long range patrols of the Sahara Desert. The units operated from the late 1930s to the Italian su...
Auto-Saharan Company - Wikipedia
El Tag
El Tag (also Al-Tag, Al-Taj or At-Taj ) is a village and holy site in the Kufra Oasis, within the Libyan Desert subregion of the Sahara. It is in the Kufra District in the southern Cyrenaica region of...