AIR: Private Hanfstaengl

A tall (6 ft. 2 in.) burly (220 Ib.) recruit with a mouth-filling name reports this week to the Air Corps station at Maxwell Field, Ala. The recruit: 20-year-old Egon Ludwig Sedgwick Hanfstaengl, U. S.-born son of Harvardman "Putzi" Hanfstaengl, onetime piano-playing pal of Adolf Hitler. Father "Putzi," who jumped from the German frying pan just in time, landed in a Canadian concentration camp. His son, a U. S. citizen, left his Harvard class for a three-year hitch in the Air Corps.

Said young Hanfstaengl, "I feel purged of the ideas which were on the way to making me a...

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