Some of History’s Stupidest Invasions

To elaborate, Her Majesty’s government sent a Lieutenant General, 13,000 British and Indian soldiers, 26,000 camp followers, and over 40,000 animals (including elephants) to rescue two diplomats and several missionaries. The Expedition to Abyssinia had to march over 400 miles (640 kilometers) to reach the fortress of Ethiopian Emperor Tewodros in Magdala.\

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