THE WAR: Priest's Hat Taken

Last Sunday every important foreign correspondent with Italy's Northern armies was summoned to Marshal Badoglio's advance base on the flanks of Amba Gheden a few miles beyond Makale. Hollow-eyed, worried, the Marshal motioned the correspondents to be seated, then spoke out with Rooseveltian frankness. "Not unreasonably, perhaps, you have complained of the difficulty of seeing what we of the fighting services have been doing all these past weeks. Now, gentlemen, you are to have the rare privilege of watching a battle, and it may prove to be a most important battle....

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