MEXICO: Amorous Red Mohan

There were several young Americans in the rebel air forces in Mexico last week. Most were fighting for money. One said he was fighting for love.

Philip Mohan of New York was the love-fighter. He is redhaired, freckled, and as Irish as boiled potatoes. Contrary to all romantic tradition Philip ("Red") Mohan comes not from the Lower East but the Upper West Side. Since "Red" Mohan flew a rattling "Jenny" plane from Juarez, a fortnight ago, to the rebel forces in Chihuahua with 400 Ibs. of nitroglycerine in the cockpit, a cigaret between...

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