National Geographic : 1941 Nov
European Boy Scouts and Youth Movement Members Take the Oath of FealtyinBangkok For 30 years Boy Scouts have flourished in Thailand. The Youth Movement was organized eight years ago, following ascension tothethrone oftheboy king, Ananda Mahidol, now 16 years old. He became ruler when his uncle, the late King Prajadhipok, abdicated in 1935,but helives inEurope. Thailand isgoverned by Luang Bipul Songgram, a virtual dictator, who has built up a small but modern army, navy, and air force.