People: Fortunes of War

Old Reza Pahlavi, who abdicated as Iran's Shah last month "for reasons of health," was deposited by the British on the tiny island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean "owing to the war situation." ∙∙ Henry Ford, who sent an ineffectual "peace ship" abroad last war, became the tenth citizen to sell or lease a yacht to the Navy for $1. (Two others: Vincent Astor, Major Edward Bowes.) ∙∙ Captain Lord Louis Mountbatfen (in command of the aircraft carrier Illustrious at Norfolk Navy Yard) declared in Washington that he had become a straphanger because cabs were beyond his means. ∙∙Debating food...

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