Good item showing the Duke of Aosta and his men after they have surrendered in Ethiopia.
Item title reads - The Duke of Aosta surrenders. Historic Pathe pictures.
Various shots of the scene on the summit of a mountain in Ethiopia (Abyssinia) near Amba Alagi. Hundreds of Italian troops are gathered to hear the proclamation of surrender by the Duke of Aosta, who was the former Italian Viceroy of Ethiopia. Various shots of prisoners walking along. The proclamation is read by the Italian Chief of Staff. They are led away again. Defeated enemy units are accorded honours of war and a British General takes the salute whilst allied forces present arms. Various shots of the Duke of Aosta walking along. He salutes to the imperial forces as he walks past them and marches away for internment.