World War: Atrocity No. I

Tycoon Axel Leonard Wenner-Gren, 58, a tall, vigorous, pink-cheeked extrovert who speaks a dozen languages, is called "Rockefeller of Sweden" because he gave $7,500,000 for a research institute, $100,000 for antiaircraft batteries to defend Stockholm. The Bofors Co., which makes antiaircraft guns, is largely his. So is most of worldwide Electrolux Co. (refrigerators, vacuum cleaners). His lady is from Kansas City, Marguerite Liggett, who studied opera singing in Berlin. His yacht, the Southern Cross, is one of the world's largest, was once owned by Flier Howard Hughes.

Furious at Wenner-Gren last week were...

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