Rome. March 5. 1936
«Il Duce, I am happy to inform you that we have taken Addis Abeba and Emperor Selassie has agreed to our terms. We have won the war.»
«This is good news, minister Ciano, thank you. Send for the finest Prosecco and Jung, Pariani and Cavgnari, lessons are to be learnt from this.»
Rome. March 11. 1936
"Gentlemen, we live in dangerous times. I want you all to use the experience from Ethiopia to prepare us all for a war in Europe, because we will have one."