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Abyssinian Campaign 1868

Devil's Staircase


Devil's Staircase at Sooroo or Suru, Abyssinia where the route took the soldiers from the flat coastal plain to the mountainous table land.  All the troops, supplies, mules and elephants had to travel up this route.
Accession Number KO0565/01-18


Detail of the image showing the soldiers climbing the 'Devil's Staircase'
Accession Number KO0565/01-18a & b

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