Italian troops give display of strength - while their comrades set off for Ethiopia.
Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown. 1935?
Title reads: "Italian Manoeuvres in the Alto Adige in 1935."
Alto Adige, Italy.
Ranks of troops. CU Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) looking through binoculars. More shots of troops. Mussolini and the King of Italy, Victor-Emmanuel III watch as troops go past in review. Armoured vehicles and trucks drive past. CU Mussolini. Troops cheer and shout. CU troops embarking at Naples to fight in Northern Africa - presumably in Abyssinia / Ethiopia. Crowds wave form the quay as they set off in a troopship. General Tirutsi (sp?) gets on board ship. More shots of heavily laden troopship.
N.B. Not a great print.