GREAT BRITAIN: Little Fortune

Picchi—On Palm Sunday, 1941, Fortunato Picchi sacrificed his life for the cause of freedom. A brave man, of high ideals. Until the day breaks. . . .

Thus last week, in the overcrowded obituary column of the Times, smart Londoners read with regret of the end of "Little Fortune," the genial and popular headwaiter who for years had greeted them at banquets at the Savoy. A short, bald, smiling man, he looked not unlike Benito Mussolini. But Headwaiter Picchi's hatred for Mussolini cost him his life.

Little Fortune was interned at war's beginning,...

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