Haile Selassie Pleads for Assistance From the League of Nations Ca. 1936Unknown - 1936
In 1935 Benito Mussolini invaded Ethiopia in an attempt to expand the scope of his dictatorship. Forced into exile, Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie turned to League of Nations for assistance. The League imposed minor economic sanctions against Italy, but Selassie was unable to secure military support in defense of his country until the start of World War II. Selassie was reinstated as emperor in 1941.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , 
Copyright Date: ©1936
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