ITALY: Benedetta's Commands

Under drastic orders from Il Duce not to "go native" in Ethiopia are Italian soldiers. Last week the war brides and wives they left behind received "Ten Commandments," signed not by the Dictator, but by "Benedetta," announced to be the pen name of the wife of a prominent Fascist. Commanded Benedetta:

1) Be faithful in separation.

2) Remain sweet and serene in order to conquer the desperation of separation.

3) Carry on where your menfolks left off.

4) Give unstintingly your arms and brains to fill the voids in the field of industry.


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