• Short Summary

    Emperor Haile Selassie sees his troops being trained in modern warfare methods.

  • Description

    Abyssinian army have bayonet practice. Originally part of News in a Nutshell - international news stories in brief.

    Abyssinia (Ethiopia).

    Various shots of Emperor Haile Selassie, in military uniform, being shown new methods in military warfare. Amongst Emperor's entourage is crown Prince. European / white officers appear to be in charge of training Ethiopian soldiers. The emperor is shown an example of a trench and watches bayonet practice by Ethiopian soldiers in European style uniforms. A group of Ethiopian tribal chiefs also watch the demonstration.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    839.37
    Media URN:
    12326
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/09/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:39:00 / 01:39:29:00
    Canister:
    35/71

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