THE FRONT: Between Rounds


The Declaration

Not yet declared up to this week by either Italy or Ethiopia was their War in Africa.


Between Rounds

The armies of both Italy and Ethiopia rested on their arms last week, sparring warily.

In the North, the 110,000 Italians under General Emilio de Bono did no fighting but worked like demons to consolidate their position. This is an engineers' war, and the sappers' greatest feat last week was completing emergency landing fields at Adigrat and Aduwa and finishing the motor road from Aduwa back to Italy's main base at Asmara. No...

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