Letters, Nov. 7, 1932

Albert de Réthy

Sirs:

I was very pleased to find under the caption People of your Sept. 19 issue the news of King Albert of the Belgians having climbed the Crozzon di Brenta in the Brenta dolomites. I saw the signature of the famed royal mountaineer in the book which was deposited on the top of the Crozzon in 1926, as I was next to climb this beautiful rock Aug. 29. His signature however was a puzzle to me. It reads: Albert de Rethy.

Would TIME, who knows everything, be kind enough to tell me...

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