People: People, Aug. 28, 1944

Great Expectations

William Christian Bullitt, debonair, billiard-bald, onetime U.S. Ambassador to France, joined the French Army in Algiers, after completing an assignment by LIFE to write articles on France and Italy. Bullitt said he would keep his U.S. citizenship, got from the French the rank of commandant (U.S.: major).

Artur Rodzinski, genial, brush-headed conductor of the New York Philharmonic promised R.A.F. Wing Commander John Wooldridge last April one performance of Wooldridge's symphonic poem "Constellations" for every five German planes he shot down. Last week 33-year-old Wooldridge bagged his fifth, and the R.A.F. promised him...

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