People: People, Jun. 5, 1944


Harold L. Ickes, Secretary of the Interior and Administration jack of many trades, received a three-month-old Russian bear cub by plane from Persia, a gift to the U.S. Army from the Red Army, addressed to Ickes as U.S. Zookeeper, one of his least known odd jobs.

Colonel Elliott Roosevelt, second son of the President, was beribboned as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for his leadership of the photo reconnaissance unit which took more than 5,500,000 pre-invasion photographs of Sicily.

George Bernard Shaw, confronted by Author William Saroyan's request for...

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