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Highlights from the International Herald Tribune archives: Italian forces in Ethiopia surrender to Britain in 1941; the American secretary of defense calls for stronger relations with China in 1966.

1941 Italians Surrender in Ethiopia

CAIRO The Duke of Aosta, Viceroy of Ethiopia and commander in chief of what is left of Premier Benito Mussolini's fighting forces in East Africa, has sent terms for surrender of those Italian troops with which he has been holding out in the Amba Alaji area in northern Ethiopia, the British announced today [May 18]. The Associated Press reported from Cairo that the British terms had been presented, but that they were not immediately divulged. The duke is in the Amba Alaji area with a remnant of his army believed to number no more than 7,000 men and his chief remaining field commander, a Gen. …

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