february / 22

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)

22nd February, 1935 : Italian troops in tropical uniforms boarded the Vulcania, a commandeered cruise liner, at Messina, Sicily, as Benito Mussolini, the Italian dictator, abandoned seeking a peaceful solution to the border dispute with Abyssinia. Before the troops arrived, ammunition, tanks and horses had been taken on board.

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