With its factories and offices only a two-hour bomber hop from Nazi air bases, British industry has plenty to think about. One thing it is thinking about is how to induce aging members of boards of directors to get physically fit to replace younger men called to the colors.

Last fortnight Lord Beaverbrook's Hearst-like London Sunday Express demanded that hopelessly unfit oldsters should be retired at once in favor of nimbler men, who, as directors of industry, would then be exempt from the draft. Suggesting that shareholders look over their boards of directors, the Express advised a test: "Ask the...

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