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1936

The "Great Arab Revolt" in Palestine

(1936 - 1939)

1936B

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', April 3, 1936

Mussolini's troops used poison gas in arial bombardment of Ethiopia.

1936C

By Strube, 'The Daily Express', May 7, 1936

Ethiopia Emperor Haile Selassie abdicates to "save my people from extermination by Italian poison gas".

Haile Selassie

Haile Selassie
Emperor of Ethiopia

1892 - 1975

1936D

By W.W. Lloydn, 'Punch', June 27, 1936

Ormsby-Gore, British Secretary of State for the Colonies dealing with the Palestine Problem.

1936E

E.H. Shepard, 'Punch', October 7, 1936

In 1936, the Palestinian Arabs launched a national 'revolt'. It lasted through 1939. It took two British divisions to put down the revolt.

1936F

E.H. Shepard, 'Punch', September 16, 1936

1936G

From 'Punch', December 7, 1936