ITALY: A Duke Departs

For 22 years the House of Savoy has stood divided by a polite but firm family feud. Last week the faction headed by Crown Prince Umberto, Lieut. General of the Realm, was enjoying a temporary upper hand over the faction represented by his 45-year-old playboy cousin, Prince Aimone di Savoia, Duke of Aosta.

Careless Talk. Tall, dark, handsome Aimone, an admiral in the Italian Navy, made careless talk at a swanky, gold-braid dinner party in Taranto. Speaking of the recent trial of General Mario Roatta (TIME, March 12), the Duke said that all the judges should have been shot. Seated...

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