War: Ethiopia's Lusitania?

Swedish newspapers normally do not publish on New Year's Day. Last week holidaying Swedish newshawks were routed out of their homes by telephone, called scurrying back to their offices. Within two hours extras were hawked on every corner, flags were being hauled to half-staff on public buildings, and Prince Carl of Sweden, president of the Swedish Red Cross, was hurrying back from his country place to preside over an emergency meeting. Police reserves hustled around to the Italian legation to guard it from angry crowds that kept telling each other varying versions of the...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!