ITALY: Sicilian Games

Premier Mussolini during his Ethiopian campaign, not wishing to arouse public apprehension by returning so many Italian wounded to the homeland, hospitalized them on the Isle of Rhodes. In the Spanish adventure, apparently less afraid of public reaction, he has been quietly slipping his wounded "volunteers" into Naples harbor, consigning them to nearby base hospitals.

Last week, his hospitalizing activities received much unwanted publicity. The Italian hospital ship Helouan caught fire, burned to the water's edge in Naples harbor as tens of thousands lined the quays and wharves to watch the spectacular...

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