Haile Selassie, Emperor of Abyssinia, watches military manoeuvres.
MS Haile Selassie in a military cap and cloak with a group of Abyssinian officers, panning to Swedish officer. CU he looks through binoculars. MS Silhouette shot of a gun crew in action. LS general view of scrubby countryside. MS the Swedish officer explaining the manoeuvres to the Emperor. LS a cavalcade of cars going along a road, carrying the Emperor's party to another position. MS The Emperor's party files through bushes. MS Camouflaged armoured cars pass. MS Troops put an incendiary on an armoured car which explodes. LS Troops running across open country and walking through bushes. MS Riflemen, camouflaged by leafy branches, aim their rifles over a low wall. CU Side face of the Emperor talking to the Swedish officer. LS Bombers flying overhead. LS MS Bombs exploding on the ground. VS Emperors party watching with Swedish officer. CU bugler boy.