Libyan resistance movement: Difference between revisions

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Resistance was totally crushed by General [[Rodolfo Graziani]] in the 1930s and the country was fully controlled by the Italians with the help of [[Arabs|Arab]] [[Fascism|fascists]], to the point that many Libyan colonial troops fought on the side of Italy between 1940 and 1943: two divisions of Libyan colonial troops were created in the late 1930s and 30,000 native Libyans fought for Italy during [[World War II]].
 
===World War 2 (1940-1943)===
[[Image:Chadian soldier of WWII.jpg|thumb|left|150px|15,000 Chadian soldiers fought for [[Free French Forces|Free France]] during World War II, which included several campaigns in the Fezzan<ref>S. Decalo, 53</ref>]]