French Army occupies Jibuti & Ethiopian Army rebuilds itself.
Full title reads: "JIBUTI AND THE NEW ETHIOPIAN ARMY".
Jibuti, French Somaliland.
Various shots of the completely deserted streets in the French Somaliland town of Jibuti. French flags being raised on high mast above the town. Several shots of French Colonial troops marching into Jibuti. Brief shot of General Sir W. Platt taking the salute as they march past.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Abyssinia).
Various shots of the barefooted Abyssinian army marching through Addis Ababa. Flashback shots to show the ill-armed native army in traditional clothes which had to fight the Italians in 1936. Various shots of the new Army marching smartly past the Emperor Haile Selassie in the grounds of the Royal Palace.
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