• Short Summary

    ETHIOPIAN HAS BEEN CELEBRATING THE 24TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS LIBERATION FROM THE ITALIAN OCCUPATION. EMPEROR?

  • Description

    ETHIOPIAN HAS BEEN CELEBRATING THE 24TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS LIBERATION FROM THE ITALIAN OCCUPATION. EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE LED A BIG PROCESSION THROUGH THE STREETS OF ADDIS ABABA, AND LATER THE CITY'S LORD MAYOR LAID A WREATH AT THE LIBERATION MONUMENT.

    MUSSOLINI'S FORCES INVADED AND CAPTURED ETHIOPIA IN 1936. THEY CAPITULATED IN 1941 WHEN, ON MAY 5, THE BRITISH ARMY, WITH EMPEROR SELASSIE AT ITS HEAD, ENTERED AND LIBERATED ADDIS ABABA.

    (THIS WEEKEND MANY COUNTRIES ARE CELEBRATING THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ALLIED VICTORY OVER GERMANY IN WORLD WAR TWO.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA279O2H9LXC7L34U9FVEMON2IO
    Media URN:
    VLVA279O2H9LXC7L34U9FVEMON2IO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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