People: People, Aug. 31, 1942

Uniformity

Second Lieut. George Alexander Eugene Douglas Haig, 24, son of the famed British commander in World War I, was reported missing in the Middle East, believed to have been taken prisoner.

Clark Gable was made a corporal on entering the Army Air Forces School in Miami Beach. The nation's newspapers headlined the forced removal of his eight-year-old mustache.

Cinemactor Tyrone Power, 28, enlisted as a private in the Marine Corps Reserve in Washington. He will probably be on inactive status till he finishes a Navy picture.

Unmarried, British-born Shakespearean Star Maurice Evans, 41,...

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