European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jan 23 1961, Page 12

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 23, 1961, Darmstadt, HesseLions pythons and bandits a Fri with maa emperor Hoile Selassie i fire a Colt .45 to open the marksmanship Competition at a Range near Addis Ababa. Deep in the ethiopian Bush coun try an american major was instruct ing group of ethiopian soldiers in the us of a 75-mm pack howitzer. At the slam of the first round four Large Lions arose from their siesta not More than a Good running jump away from the surprised men glared at them for what must have been a breathless moment and walked disgustedly away. The reaction of the Al Fresco weapons Dan was equally unemotional and the training class resumed As soon As the lion were out of sight. The incident was not considered very remarkable by the personnel of the . Military assistance advisory group mm3it i v v it i i i1 j of i a am. A be Kim Mefi Msj i Mami in 12 climbing out of the cockpit of his f86 it Brig Gen Assefa Alene Deputy commander of the Imperial ethiopian air Force after having successfully completed his first Solo flight the stars and stripes

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