v ,, •; % « J- ' 1 'V HOPfi, STAR, MOPE, ARKANSAS " ' -~—. ..« I. Mr.n.m,.^.,..,... -.» .-., - .^^^.^ _. ^-—--rtm^j,,,,,..,^ ^^-^.^.^•^• r ~^~~-~ r - ; , _- L ;-—^-- .iff Newest Actual Pictures From Two Battle-Fronts 11 wi^a^x-^iL cir^ w^ ieminsiv snnnging trom tho c«^ltn iiku tno t.imocl army or Unomus, UIL ainicti noiiies oi AsK IMS nghtine f|"' nsl fctniopiiins across llic rough country no;ir Aduwa on the nolherri but tltfrnnt. A clarinf- staff cniiiera ill.sidt' alive with shouting warriors on the war path. "f|"' nsl hill „ with me itaiicin aimy .swatrneci into auiun nieramnn pictures Ihc awesome .spectacle of a K- f^. ?*" ^ir^y'Pg* * 1 IJU \f •**£*• ** t *^j j" * W T- • -•»*- - — ^™~ -T. - - . t __^ ^ _ f rr ^:^.~—\ --rv /-' r pit cola steel and eagerness for battle against the hot shot and shell t/j ilaiys invaders loyal ketmopuns pour out of trie hills criu deserts in answoi to Emperor Haile Selassie's mobilization call And they are just as eager to get to the front Here, largely unarmed save for daggers and Hnickeisees which are concealed under their voluminous "heeling you see a column pourinp out of Addis Ababa toward the front to stem'* the tide ol invasion. x J in inc.' in pci'i Wai, h ire nga Rreal Ogarlcn district where Italy's southern armies strive to drive brick defending forces, every home is al from air raids and artillery attack, so Chief Ba kale Ayulc. most influential man in a region near Wai is trained his family and retainers as home guards. Even his wife (right) and young sons boar arms for insl raiding planes or land foes. Italian tanks are shown rumbling over the hastily constructed military road to Aksum. en route to conquest of the Ethiopian holy city, which nuickly capitulated. ' t i jiVith fervor writteu in every line of his expression uud posture, this priest or tMii Coptic Church, Etliiopia'a state religion, is portrayed as he invoked patriotism and religion in persuasive oratory to street crowds in Addis Ababa for the array. His participation iu the recruiting work illustratea Ktiiiot!i2.' s ..u4 1 itedl front aeaiust invasion b.v Italv. One hundred and seventeen young ri'si-rvists from New York, Philadelphia, and midwettcrn cities sailed from New York aboard the Italian liner fUx in rftpon-ii; to Premier Mussolini's call to the colors in the war against Ethiopia. Cheering and singing, they are shown (top) as the Hoc, with only 19-1 other passengers- aboard, pulled away from the pier (hclowJ. Only a few Americans disregarded President Roosevelt's withdrawal of government protection of citizens traveling on ships of war- rin£ ncttions. Bccautc ci lack of adequate motoi equipment, mule trains have been the chief means for moving munitions^ to the Ethiopian front lines. Here H V Dress, NEA Ser vide 'Staff Cameiaman, shows you a train of heavily laden pack mules plodding toward Wai Wai with cases of cartridges urgently needed in the fight against,Italian invaders. WS * Are the Italian soldiers downhearted at the prospect of flgliting the Ethiopians? This group .says tlia.v aren't. Carrying banners (that below 18 a regiujeatal eniblem wliisli has been decorated with * Jolly Roger, and tUat above shows Haile Selassie fleeing before au attack), singing «ud cheering lu&tily, tlicy _wit& 3QQQ spmradgy from jjgatea.
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