Harrisburg, PA: The Military Service Publishing Co, (1940),
First Edition. octavo, yellow cloth in dust jacket. xii, 201 pp. The Military Service Publishing Co, Item #30885
Marine Colonel del Valle was the official U.S. military observer with Italian forces during the Italo-Ethiopia War of 1936-1937. In 1940 he published his experiences and this campaign history. It sets forth the events leading up to the expedition, the various handicaps of terrain and climate, the traits and defense of Ethiopian troops and the complete movements of combat operations. Extensively illustrated with maps and photographs. Former owner's name bock-written on front pastedown. Dust jacket with edge wear and wrinkles but without shipping. A scarce book.