ITALY: Government by Bombs

In Ethiopia arrived last week 105 Italian colonists, each the father of a family waiting anxiously in Italy. The most capable expect to receive, gratis, an Ethiopian farm of 66 to 125 acres, but for the first two years the colonists (and others who follow them) will farm communal tracts.

Not encouraging for the families of the colonists was the news printed last week by Armed Forces (Benito Mussolini's official military paper). It gave an account, presumably not exaggerated, of the difficulties of pacifying Ethiopia. During the rainy season (mid-June to mid-September) 113 Italian bombing planes were kept busy supplying...

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