THE FRONT: Harvest

For the first time since he took command in East Africa, dapper, precise Marshal Pietro Badoglio received war correspondents in Asmara last week, told them what they might and might not say. Declared Italy's expeditionary Commander-in-chief:

"From now on you may expect to see affairs move swiftly, even though you cannot report all you see. I am certain to see you all again in various localities of the front where I shall often go to see with my own eyes how our soldiers are ready to march, fight, and conquer. . . ....

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