GREAT BRITAIN: Wishart & Wild Boars

At Cannes on the palmy Riviera last week duty called Edward of Wales to inspect the British destroyer H. M. S. Wishart, commanded by his cousin Lord Louis Mountbatten. Some years ago Alfonso XIII, then King of Spain, thought the Prince was deliberately insulting him when H. R. H. turned up at a review of the Spanish fleet in civilian grey flannels and a floppy soft hat (TIME, May 16, 1927). Last week loyal British residents of Cannes and officers of the Wishart understood that nothing was amiss when Royal Edward arrived for...

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