EGYPT: Son's Send-off

Last week marked the 18th anniversary of the accession of fat, amiable, hoarse-voiced King Fuad to the throne of Egypt. Britain, who put him there, was acutely aware of two facts: 1) Fuad was educated in Italy, once served as an Italian artillery officer; 2) there are nearly twice as many Italians as Britons living in Egypt.

Three days prior to the anniversary celebration, King Fuad's son, solemn Crown Prince Farouk, 15, said good-by to his four small sisters, left the royal palace at Alexandria to be trained as a British army...

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