The Italo-Turkish War was fought between the Ottoman Empire and the Kingdom of Italy from 29 September 29, 1911 to 18 October 18, 1912.

It wasn't a huge war but coomentators say it sparked nationalism in the Balkan states so played a significant role in the lead up to the First World War.

You can see an actual scanned-in New York Times article from the day after the war started, an extract of which is below.

Italo-Turkish War article Copyrighted image Credit: New York Times