The proud role of telling Englishmen that Germany is out for naval parity with them in the North Sea fell last week to that astute young scion of Prussia's old nobility, monocled Joachim von Ribbentrop who, after coming unscathed through the War as a swank Torgau Hussar, was briefly reduced to selling whiskey.

Blond, virile, a superb horseman, good tennis player and keen at bridge, Whiskey Salesman von Ribbentrop shortly recouped his fortunes by marrying, in 1920, Fräulein Anna Henkell. daughter of a German maker of champagne which Son-in-Law von Ribbentrop proceeded...

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