Milestones, Nov. 15, 1943

Reported Missing in Action. Army Air Forces Lieut. Thomas Dudley ("Tom") Harmon, 24, Michigan's onetime All-America halfback; since Oct. 30; over China. His promotion to first lieutenant came one day after he failed to return from an attack on the Yangtse River port of Kiu-kiang. Last April he bailed out of his Army bomber "Old 98" over the jungles of French Guiana (he was the plane's only survivor), last August brought down a Jap Zero over Hong Kong.

Died. Lou Costello Jr., youngest child of capering, cornfed Comedian Lou (Abbott &) Costello; after loosening...

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