Logical choice for a puppet ruler of the puppet kingdom of Montenegro is Prince Michael Petrovitch, nephew of Italy's Queen Elena, grandson of Montenegro's last ruler, King Nicholas. The 36-year-old princeling, who has lived most of his life in exile in France, was recently chosen by the Axis as Montenegro's new Regent.

Last week came word that Prince Michael had turned the Axis kingmakers down flat. Said the Prince: "I am a Serb. As a Serb I shall never betray King Peter." After refusing the job, said London reports, the puppet-elect was promptly interned in Germany.


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