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GIVE A GUY A RIDE AND. BOOST MORALE Drew Field Echoes ATTEND WAC STAGE SHOW TONIGHT VOL. 2, NO. 36 flying Forts Now Spread Wings Here I ,=c;ur Ships Of Fly 'In (Picture on. Page 10) OFFICIAL PUBLICATION FIELD, FLORIDA NOVEMB .ER 11, 1943 SETS GOOD EXAMPLE -Huge WAC Show T o Feature 150 A .llG irl Review I Drew Field's own WAC Detachment V:,m take to the air tonight qver WDAE while presenting a stage show at Theater ,Number 3. The. show starts at 8 p m. and will be in addition to, regular feature scheduled at the theater. For the first time in its m ore. th. an tw-o-year h lstory, Songs, jokes and skits will highlight the 23 -minutes of enDrew Field has become the tertainment, with actresses snap.horne. of heavy bombers. ping back repartee carv,ed by for mer professional gagmen Privates Once a 100 per cent fighter Harry Zeiger and E. Ralph Em-plane base, Drew Field's rriett. runways became home for -songs will include selections the Army Air Forces mighty SHARING A RIDE is old stljff with S/Sgt. 'Donald E Utt, of f d the Base S-3 Office, who alway s loads h _is antiquated coupe ld' b Flying Fo_ rtresse,s a ew ays wor y prevue en tics of the h f h 1 with Gls when he leaves the post, setting an excellent ex-revue. ago when t e irst e<; eon ample. for other Drew Field rnotorjsts ; As1 a driver, have you A 150-WAC choir. sing of the 3.96th Bombardment dqne your good turn today? "American Eagles" under the ,diGroup landed here. rection of Sgt. Don Boyd, famed The newest addition to Drew E choral leader. Field's Air Warriors arrived here N w BOOTHS BOOST Corporal Myrtle Culver, blond-' from their former Washington acious, blue-eyed, curvaeious, S _tate base last Friday. also a good songster, will .sing TheGroup will inaugurate a SHARE RIDE-CAMPAIG' N "In the Blue of the Evening." training program designed to The dramatic section of the teach pilots the technique of program will star Cpl. Molly handiing the Fortress in combat. th t Acting commanding officer, in Lientenant Colonel Wil:... ----...... --------Adams, who forsook all a the'absence of Lieutenant Colonel liam H Fi_llmore's campaign ve n'' u P 'lays Idaho had to offer foi: her COUI1-. J try and Drew Field. Frederick T Crimmons r., IS to see that_ the. enl_ isted mim Major John w. Norvell, who saw H Th d A comedy skit, strictly from action in the Soutn Pacific dur-gets a "square deal" in motor ere Uf$ ay hunger and the unfamished pen ing the early stages of the war. tr<>risportation receiv_ed a big of Pvt. Zeiger, will corral laugh-_____ G_a_g_m_a_n_._z_e_ig,:.e_r _,.. __ The 396th was a 'ctivated last ,.. .Joe Venuti, billed as the ter remaining from the "Four Sad boost thl s week w1"th the w orld's g"eatest swing violinist, t k ff b t April, a nd for-the last six Sacks 'a a e-o com ma wn on 5,000 cans has oper<>ted from the "deserts of erection -of fiv.e ''share-a-will bring his orchestra and what. 'lies behind the windows of show to Dre'v Field next ll Washington State," says Major rid_e'' booths and three signs. Thursday night. a WAC barracks when reve1 e the 396th who saw It was hoped that soldiers need-Venuti's aggregation will beTllhol':'Ss.w, l'll be 'the first all-star Nee ded For 'd ld t k d t f perform in the band shell. action in the South West Pacific mg 1'1 es wou a e a van age o presentation. by Drew Field -are Major Claude. N. Bucky, Capt. the shelters and that motorists WACs. George L Simmons and Ma)or would take heed and give them a h "' I t t h h b d p D Donald 0. Tower. Master Sergeant lift. a. Pen y reem s are a Rehearsals ave een un e;r_ a p -er. rJVe rille. way for weeks and the chorus of William F. Smith, also with the So far, Drew Field motoris-ts-3. The nensharingcars were 150 voices has perfected itself to Group, has recently. returned froni officers, enlisted men, and civil-operat d b fo r aptal.IIS nine th. t e Y u c a smoo. one. Five th. ousand rubbish cans duty in the Solomons. ians-have not been as co-opera. firs_ t Iieutenants,_17 second Iieu-Drew Bus service Operates 'Round World' Schedule \o: The Drew Field bus service, -which operates 12 vehicles on three :routes, transports thou_sands of" military and civilian_. pli\ssengers more than the distance : aroU,nd the world every. month. The line, which according to First-Lt. Waymap E. May, Base motor pool officer, was started .with one jeep last July 8, now has 28 GI-drivers steering the assortment-of busses around the .field.: Lieutenant May is enthusiastic a:boU:t the of the en listed drivers, who are inembers Of the 903rd QM and the Communications Company of the 503rd SAW. The drivers work three shif-ts, from 5 to 2 a.m. they're nqt d r i v i n g 'busses, they work out of the motor p(){)l, 011 individual runs. "Theyare one bunch of men who deserve credit for a job well done," Lieutenant Mays says. While traveling more than the distance around the world on the three routes last m.enth, Drew Field' s 12 carriers did it on a to t'al.-cost of $765. This figure does .. riot .include salaries paid to the Gis.' Free Mendi_,g for Enli:Sted Men All enlisted men who have clothing in need of mending or minor alterations, or who need chevrons or insignia sewed on, may avail themselves of free sewing service rendered by the Officers Wives' Sewing Club. Clothes should be left at Chapel No. 1 before 10 o'clock each Tuesday morning. tive as they might be, according tenants, four soldiers and Many of the women are missing, and officials to a survey made by the women. have _had previous yesterday were hunting ECHOES. in dram'atic and musical proIt was hoped that tlie new misplaced receptacles, ur-SAD RESULTS To test the response Drew Field motorists were giving to the Base executive officer' s campaigh, an ECHOES reporter planted himself under one of the two "share-a-ride shelters" on Ave. B opposite the hospital to see what would happen: This is what happened: 1. In 70 minutes he was offered only TWO lifts from more than 100 motorists. The. cars that stopped to help a soldier were operated by : a .nurse and a lieutenant. 2. During the 70-minutewait our man was continually passed up .bY.. officers, enlisted men, and civilians_ all of whom New Service Club Ready Drew Field's second Service Club will open Monday at 4th Street and L Avenue, Major Chester K. Delano, Base spec'ial service officer, announced yesterday. Miss Mable Nicks, junior hos tess at Service Club No. 1 takes over as senior hostess. Cafeteria facilities are fo -rthcoming within a short time. De-: lay in equipment prevented immediate cafeteria serv-booths and signs will help increase ductions and their specialties the enlisted man's chances of -were given careful considera-gently needed in the drive for getting a much-needed hop. The tion bef.ore being cast for their waste paper. booths and signs have been erectparts. Last week the Quartermaster ed at -strategic places. salvage unit announced plans for Here are the locations: Theater No. 3 was selected t t t a three-way campaign aimed to Two on Ave. :13, opposite. the forthe show due o 1 s sage hospital. ene is for nen looking which is large enough to ac-relieve .the nation's critical paper .. 1 shortage,_ to beautify the field, for transportation to St. Peters-commodate the cast. and destroy fire hazards. burg, the other for those seeking No extra charge will be made rides to Tampa. for the show and a "come-first" GOAL SET tne on the south side of c .:. sale of tickets will get soldiers a A goal of 35, 000 pounds of lumbus rive, alteut 188 yards seat. waste paper every three weeks inside the southeast gate. was set. 8ne en E. 1st st. just seuth f Gagman Zeiger' s skill has been Ave. 1\, for use ef these ging te used to full advantage in the dia-Arrangements had been made Clearwater. Iogue. for rubbish cans to be repaintne n Hills&ereugh Ave. at "The American soldier has -such ed, cleaned, and placed about lOth St. This is the enly share-a rich variety of activities I had the field where companies a-ride bseth eff the post. It is no trouble in centering the gags cduld dump their scrap for re-for Tampa-bound soldiers. around Army life," he said. processing into pape.r. "To -signs have! These cans had previously been been put up on the north side of A D I issued units, and when salvage Hillsborough Ave. at lith St. and' rmlstlce ay s officers sought them they found at 1st 'St. At 1st St. and Hillsmany of them misplaced. borough Ave. there also is a "To Tamp;;t" marker. CALL MADE Celwnel Fillmere urged men to J t 'W k D I .An urgent call for all company make use of the bo<;>ths and us or ay commanders to return the cans and at the same hme cautiOned for recleaning and repainting was them, in. _the intE;rest

DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1943 Scores of Vets Return to Drew From Overseas Have you observed recently a big increase in the .number of campaign ribbons worn on the shirts of Drew Field officers and enlisted men? Scores of newcomers, back in the United States after tours of duty in England, North Africa, Panama, Alaska. and the Aleutians, are now a part ON YQUR MARKS, GIRLS! when Lt. Doris 0. Word blows of AWUTC. that whistl e, you'll want to be the first one to present a Their knowledge of Aircraft ticket for the all-WAC broadcast tonight, to Cpl. Carmin Warning in the various theaters D 1 k 1 D of operation will add much to the Fognano. Using Sadie Hawkins oy as i e Y excuse, rew effectiveness of the training pro-WACs Pfc. Winnie Holcomb, Cpl. Natalie Woldt, Pfc. Vir-gram here. ginio Dyer, Sgt. Elizabeth Niles and Pvt Pot Reitz line up For example, there's Maj. Edto gong up on Fognano. The broadcast, to be presented this ward P. Wynne, who recently evening at 8.30 o'clock, 1 s composed of all-Drew talent, served in the North Pacific. Capt. Theodore R. Gwillin has seen acpep, personality. Don't miss it or you'll be sorry! tion in the Asiatic-Pacific thea___ __;:._ ________ _:_ _____ _.:. ______ ter, and Capt. John Ryscuck in Birth of Babies Highlights News Of 588th Outfit By T/4 HUBERT McGRATH the Caribbean. 'First lieutenants who have been in the Caribbean theatre are Ward L. Paine, Matthew .J. Parrelly and RusseH C. Hellier, and two second lieutenants, Howard G. Wheatley and Richard H. Campbell, have also been stationed there. So has Warrant Officer Bruce D. An-derson. From the Asiatic-Pacific area have come Lieutenants Hans G. Pierce, Charles J Fromme and In as much as your former columnist,. T / 5 Weiden-Fay R Field. 1 11 t Off' S h 1 th' Largest number of officers to baum, IS anticipating an ear Y ca .o ICers c 00 IS report here from Oct. 29 through columnist will endeavor to emulate him, for he has certamly Nov. 8, after foreign duty, came done a fine job of reporting for the 588th Battalion. froll?the European theater of _op-. f 11 eratwns. These men, second lieu-It seems as though the news o the new a otments tenants all, are Deroy M. Confer, for those individuals who have children, is an incentive for Francis P. Smeeke, Clarence G those without such to have some (confusing isn't it) for Extrom, Allen B. Reppert, James W. Brumbaugh, John J. Junger-we have two fathers In thiS battaliOn. mann, Charles T. Damaske, Johri First we have S/Sgt. Henry P. Doggart, Roy L. James, Jack Schweickert, of Utilities, whose so. Our best to you Marty, old M. Shulman, Richard P. Thornwife, Margaret, gave birth to a boy, it has been a pleasure know-ton, George R. Kincaid, John E bouncing boy weighing eight ing you and rest assured, you will Newacheck, Harley F. Harris, pounds and five ounces, born on be missed by all. David P. Lees, Louis J. Barranti, the 31st of October. Just to be Charles C. Ludwick, James R. different, they have deCided to To Lt. George DuPont goes Reardon and John W Castle. call him, Henry Joseph Schwei-our heartiest wishes. Recently kert Jr. (No name rationing he chose Lt. Isabelle Parker as there). his lifetime partner. It all 136 OUNCES happened in Chapel No. 2 on Second we have Sgt. Claud Nov. 5 with Chaplain Auer Marshall, whose loved one, not .to officiating. be outdone by Mrs. Schweikert, Well, well, IC Department gave birth to a boy also, but this had quite a party on Saturday, time the little lad "weighed in" at Oct. 23, and it being their first, Last week, twl) enlisted men with overseas experience also came to AWUTC-T/Sgt. Wil-liam F. Erdman, from the European theatre, and S/Sgt. George F. Stock, f.rom North Africa. INJURED PERSONS must be handled with care. Above Red Cross trained soldiers go through the tricks. The "injured" soldier is Pvt. Robert Alexander. From left to right are Cpl. Albert Kazary, Sgt. James Polk, Pfc. Colon Casper, Pfc. Charles Cross and Pfc Allard Jacobson. Bot tom picture shows Sgt. -JohnJ. Brooks, Cpl. John D. Walton, Sgt. William N. Hudson, Cpl. A A Johnson, with the victim Cpl. Edwin Wados. Fifteen men recently completed the 15-hour training course offered by the Red Cross. 1lll'he course was taught by a national representative of the First Aid Service. The purpose of the classes is to qualify Red Cross First .Aid instructors to teach the. Junior Standard, and Advance first aid courses of the A. R. C. The qualifications for enrollment are: To be at least 20 years old, or a licensed teacher in a recognized school system. As, a pre requisite he must have completed the required preliminary training, the 20-hour standard course and the 10-hour Advance course. The final grading was based upon knowledge of first aid. theory and skills, and the ability to impart this knowledge to others. Soper of 569th Now Has Medals of 2 Wars eight pounds and eight qunces. proved to be a real success. Mss y t W d Both officers and enlisted. men I a es e s Saturday 'inspection at the 569tli For having proved : The mother, Goldie Frances, attended. The party was held SAW Battalion was an eventful "sharpshooter" on the 30 the young 'un, Claud William. at the Tampa pistol range, doPfc. A I Bahan occasion when Good Conduct range, T/5 Michael : A. ; ntrisk:y; Yes, mothers, children, and nated by the city of Tampa Ribbons and Rifle Medals were Pfc. Walter R. Mortis,' and : :Pvt. fathers are all doing well. p 0 1 ice department. S/Sgt. a\varded at the formation by Max Schwartz were awiardeci. the "Somebody stole my girl" is Charles Derby was the chair-At a small church wedding in Major Joseph Dunlap, battalion appropriate rifle medal.':, : .. the ccy of T/5 Storace of Utiliman and he did a great job. St. Louis, attended by the imme-commander. Previously, 1st Reporting Cointies, and he is not singing, it diate families, Miss Zaylan Yates Members of the organization re-pany's orderly room proudly: anreally happened. Seems as Oh yes, Field fur-became the bride of Pfc. Al Ba-ceiving the decorations were 1st nounced that T /3 Ernie $tilcY though we will have to have nished WACs for the single men, han of Hq. & Hq. Sq., Third Sgt. Louis Vidovich; Master Serand T/5 Gene D Eldei: :had him reclassified as 4-F so he and the married men brought Fighter Command. The wedding, geants Raymond V. Soper, James earned the "Expert" and can regain her -good graces. their wives, we think. The eve-a double ring ceremony, took Graham, Earl F. Foulk, Hyman had been presented wit'b. Ed A And of ning was a full one, for they had place October 16. Schlossberg; Tech Sergeants Pe-oration by General : Sergeant gar ers<;m, a buffet lunch, entertainment Mrs. Bahan is the daughter of ter J. Masciale and William C Among the recipients of 'the S;-3 _was seen cavortmg With a and dancing. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Yates of OklaWilliams; Staff Sergeants Elwin Good Conduct Ribbon was a vet girl m Orlando last and They had a "hot" colored band homa City. Private First Class D. Shipp, J. B. Harris, Adolph A. eran of World War I, Master Ser from what we has. a there and you can bet there was Bahan, attached to the medical Patalkis and Howard W. Troth; geant Raymond V Soper, genial car so. long, It has hmges m much rubbing of shins the fol-section of the squadron,-is the Sergeants James C Luz, Mer! E. Sergeant Major of the' battalion. the .middle .of so she can turn lowing day. Lt. Col. and Mrs. son of Mrs. John J. Bahan of St. Frizzelle and .Roger T. Peterson; In addition to the regu14: r ; corners easier. f Ralph P. Stiehl attended. They Louis. T/4's Carlo J. Silvesti, John B. paign ribbons of the last war,iSerSergeant. Jaiil;eS T. 0 had such a good time that they The spent their honey-Bott, Raymond E. Downing and geant Soper wears the Silver Personnel IS middle-aislmg It on too are looking forward to the moon in Oklahoma City and Leo J. Murphy, and T /5 John W Star, a person a 1 decoration Saturday, November 27 The t t h t t d t T D place, Fall River, Massachusetts n_ex_..:.p:....a_r....::.y-:. ___________ a_v_e:...:.J_u_s.:....:r.;.e..:.u.:.:.r..:.n..:.e.:..::.....:..:o___::...::a:.::m:.::p::..:..a:.... _:.....:..:a...::u:..:e::r.:..' ____________ The girl, Ann Cerkot, also of Fall River. Likewise T /Sgt. Pete LaManna, Pittsburgh, who has chosen Rose Calabrette' of Philadelphia. The wedding will take place in the City of Brotherly Love on November 20. We don't know whether Company "A" is training potential announcers or not, but that loudspeaking system of theii;s is certainly giving out with a variety of voices and noises, particularly at reveille, when this humble one is just turning over for his second sleep. On Tuesday last, we lost one of our most capable instructors in the person of Sgt. Martin Wolf of the Administration Department. He departed for OCS, Air Corps Administration, at Miami Beach, Fla. Sergeant Wolf had at many times given lectures all over the field on safe-guarding military information. He brought much reknown to this battalion by doing nte -"MVSTE'RIOUS WAC" SE:t.ecTeD YOU AS ONE' OF "THOSE DREW SOLDIERS WHO'S MOST LIKELY TO


DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1943 PAGE THREE Echoes Spotlights Education ALLISON ENGINE, liquid cooled powerhouse of five Army fighters, is explained by Morry Biesecker, Allison instructor. Other Allison teacher is Frank J. Cost ello "' BELL FUSELAGE is detailed by G. H Bradley. Students are assigned to the Drew Field school from units under the Third Fighter Command in various states. KNOW HOW Is Taught Soldiers at Third Fighter Command Engine and Fuselage School Here. its Graduates Are Topnotch From all over the southeastern U. S. mechanics come to Drew Field to get a thorough working knowledge in the maintenance and service of Allison liquid cooled engines and Bell aircraft at the Third Fighter Command's school. Opened in October, 1942, the school has trained and graduated hundreds of mechanics now serving on World War D's many battlefronts. Uncle Sam's repair and maintenance men 'are shown how by instructors sent here by the Allison and manufacturers. In each LT. COL. Ernest F Williams, superintend ent of school, congratulates S /Sgt. Ray H. Rollyson, W aycross, Ga. who scored a total of 97.5 per cent for the Allison and Bell courses-the highest mark ever made: uOING IT FOR REAL n ow. Sgt. Florenz Giel, Headq'uarters Squadron, Third Fighter Command, applies .knowledge gained at school, actually works on plane on line. class there is one instructor for every three students. Proof of the effectiveness of close work between teacher and pupil is the fact that only 16 students (13 soldiers, three civilians) have flunked the course. The other day S/Sgt. Ray H. Hollyson of Waycross, Ga., a graduate of the 17th class, hung up the highest mark in the school's history-97.5 per cent. Super visor of the smooth-clicking institution is Lieut. Col. Ernest F. Williams. The 150-hour course is divided into halves: two weels for instruction in maintenance of the engine, two weeks for the fuselage. Men work on actual engines and fuselages, which have been cut away to show what makes them tick. Efficient operation of classrooms and laboratory carries down the line to the school's administrative department, conducted by Sgt. l;lerman Cohn, enlisted supervisor, and Cpl. James H. Selby. The school has the most complete set of records ever seen by A. C Hazen, director of Allison Service Schools. LEARNING BY DOING is keynote of school, which instructs men in both the Allison engine and Bell airplanes i n fourweek course. Men (left) learn by attending lectures and QY actually working on engines and fuselagesin the classroom, laboratory and on the line Teacher Rudy Ehrhardt (above) shows students construction of Bell fuselage. There is one TAKE 'ER AWAY! Staff Sgt. Ge o rge C. Salmon, pilot, his ship expertly serviced by a graduate of the Third Fighter Co'Tlmand school, is ready to soar into the wild blue yonder.


PAGE FOUR DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY,.,..NOVEMBER 11, 1943 DREW FIELD ECHOES Official Publication Drew Field P. 0. Address: Drew Field. Tampa, Fla. Thursday, 11, 1943 COLONEL MELVIN B. ASP Air Base Area Commander DREW FIELD ECHOES Is a Post ExcbMge Activity, published each Friday in the interest of the officers and enlisted men of Drew Field. Authority Sec. rr ; W. D. Circular 1943, under supervision of Special Service Officer m accordance 'Wlth W D Memo No W210-6-42, dated September 7, 1942, Subjeet: Pilbiication of Post. Camp.and Unit Newspapers Major Chester K. Delano. Base Special Set"Vice Ofticer Lt. Joseph H. McGinty. Editor Theofiice of DREW FIELD ECHOES Is located In SpeciaJ Services Building on 8th Street between "A" and "B" Avenues. Buildinl: No. 14B. Telephone, extenaion 287. DREW FIELD ECHOES receives material supplied by Camp Newspaper Service, War Department, 205 E 42 St New York City. Credited material may not be re published witho1:.t permission from Camp Newspaper Service. (Photos by Base Photo Lab. ) [Printed by The St. Petersburg Times] VOLUME 2-NUMBER 36 (Excerpts from a speech to be delivered today at the Clearwater Kiwanis club by Lt. Col. H. C. Floyd.) SECOND FURLOUGH OR PERMANENT PEACE? Twenty-five years ago today the armies of the world were given a furlough. They dropped their gtins and their packs. They patched their bodies and their minds. They marched down main streets and forgot the horrors of war and reared their children and talked of cooties and of mud anQ. of mademoiselles and they visualized their children living happily-ever-after in a world made safe for democracy and free for mankind. Theirs was a dream world somewhat like a schizophrenic who sits in his chair ,with a perennial grin on his face believing he is a Napoleon or an industrial tycoon. We of this generation have the advantage of time. The mistakes made quring the Post-War Number One world should indelibly upon our of reason. For time is the great teacher, and twenty-five years have taught us accept war as an influence too strong to ignore despite the peace currents seemingly dominate during the armistice period. We must school ourselves in a basic principle; wars are not the result of one overt act. Wars do not develop simply with tne invasion of a country or the assassination of an arch-duke. Wars are bred during years of peace when nations. and peoples of those .nations refuse to accept or fight the early stagnazi germs. Science does not turn its .,:,:>''". back .. on a patient when t .he .::: early development of a deadly germ is noticed. It begiris at once to fight and its chances of winning are greater than should it wait until the entire body is afflicted. We were too firmly convinced that the First World War was the last of the great wars. We sat in our chairs and COL. H. C. FLOYI pondered national problems of unemployment, prohibition, taxation while Japan invaded China; Italy crushed Ethiopia; Spain was bathed in revolution. We tolerated the. spread of Fascism in Italy because a man with a chest and a chin made the trains run on time., We accepted Hitler because that nation was facing revolution and we could not comprehend the

DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1943 TAMPA TOTS -BUY, RIDE JEEP 'Winged Victory,' New Army Show A WUTC' s S-4 section h;Is furnished two men, an officer and an enlisted man, for the new Moss Hart show, "Winged Victory," the Army Air Forces' new stage attraction. Lieutenant Gilbert 0. Hermann left several weeks ago on special duty as property -officer for the show; as well as one of the featured actors. In the past, he participated in a number of Broadway and Hollywood hits. YANKWIZ By BOB HAWK. WELL HERE WE GO again. This week things are going to be different. We are going to the same thing in the same way, and to my way of thinking, anything that happens the same way twice, in the Army, is new and different ONE OF THE STRANGEST things that ever happened to me was to have the same incident happen twice. The Army is a wonderful institution (now, I'm not going to pull that old chestnut here) but it does have so many different ways to do the same thing! There is a reason for it though, and they tell us. that it is to keep the boys on their toes! (On their toes? I've seen 'em take three steps and fall flat on their. faces). THE WEATHER is getting cooler all the time, and it doesn't feel bap! Football in the air .. football players in the ground .. crowds in a dither .. me in the Guard House again Ab yes. Fall .. F ootball Fun ... (Yes, Doctor.) SO MANY OF THE LOVLIES are marryin' up with the brutes these days that the chaplain and the civilian clergy are kept pretty busy. I wonder what it is in the Army that prompts a man and a woman to decide to do it? IN THE SUMMER all of the northerners here in Florida don't swim ... too hot ... In the winter all the southerners stay away too cold ... Some of us do some don' t (its easier than the GI shower summer or winter) TAMPA IS ON the mat again! The men have been paid again So has ':fampa! The old saying (whatever it is) still applies!! Why don't the men just get smart and stay away? Have you been in the Army long? The solid citizens know that a soldier looks to getting to town merely because it is a little association with the memories of home that he holds dear. So ... the merchant says "here come the suckers ... boost it!" The plight of a soldier is a sorry one .. no kiddin'. OH, OH ... SEE HERE on the desk that you all are not co-operating to help the boys with this "lift" proposition. What can we suggest to make you car owners realize just how tough it is for a fellow to get a ride these days? We plead we cajole ... we kid you into it ... no soap! So few are doing so much to help so many (that statement can become a byword). w ELCOM&"BIG STUFP." Our new friends ... and we mean the big ones sure looked fine coming in the other day. How anything that big can be so beautiful ... Hope you gentlemen have a pleasant stay and lots of luck. WATCH YOUR LETTERS fellers Check up on them and see that yours are getting where they are supposed to be getting. Thet e has been a lot buy a jeep. Bottom picture shows nursery students and teacher, who also got a ride. 3d .fC Signal Men Give Opinions On Post-War By CPL. ALBERT R. KAZARY The best laid schemes o' mice an' men Goes oft agley, And leaves us nought b,. grief an' pain For promised joy! So wrote Robert Burns-and we are all inclined to believe that Fate does weave an unthought-of .web around the of idealistic dreams. Perhaps it adds to Life's Pvt. .James Nicholson: the best I can get. T/4 .John Baldwin: I'd like to get in radio with the Merchant Marine. Boy! That'd be a racket. T/5 Norma. Hogensen: Go in for motion picture operating. Then go in for newsreel stuff. That's what I want to do. Whether I do it or not is another thing. richness to have plans up-rooted. Pvt. Charles Hecht: Got a job Certainly it pleases the adven-waitin' for me. With a paper turer. concern. But regardless of Burns, Time Pvt. Hazen Mitchell: It ain' t or Destiny, what will you do over yet. Guy on the radio says when it is all over and we of its gonna be over soon. I think Signal Headquarters Company, he is a lot of bunk. Third FC go home. Pvt. J Leroy Kniskern: I supPfc. Earl Rush: Guess I'll go pose I'll go back to my law pracback to the farm. I wouldn't want tice. Then again, I may not. My to live in the country though. farm is doing pretty well. Give me a big city with wine, Cpl. Michael Kremin: How the women and song. devil do I know. Pfc. Adrian Corbett: Damned i! Pvt. Kenneth Krause: Retire. I know. I ,had a good job lined Cpl Melvin Scull: Martha is up with Horton Motor Transit. waiting for me-and I'm looking Guess I'll go back to it again. forward to her and married life. 1. What is the largest bird known to man? 2. Amethysts are generally yellow, purple or green? 3. Is a tennis ball smaller, larg er or t!J.e same size as a hard baseball? 4. Which is larger-five-eighths or four-sevenths? 5 There are a number of word combinations which describe people or things in terms of animals -for instance, "lion hearted." Name three similar expressions. 6. We read and hear about people being arrested for assault and battery. What is the difference between assault and battery? 7. Is Bismarck .the capital of North Dakota or South Dakota? 8. I "speak" into the microphone now. I "spoke" into it last week-if I buy shoes today, I "shoe" myself. If I bought them yesterday, what did I do? 9. Distinguish between an auricle and an oracle. 10. What's the difference between pinking and bluing? (Answers on page 14.) MISS DOROTHY L. BLACK, daughter of Mrs. L. Black, of Campton, Ohio, and 2nd Lt Robert L. Dewey were married Saturday at 5:45 P.M at Chapel Number Four. Mrs. Dewey was attended by Miss Betty Mohr of Massilon, Ohio, while Capt. Dennis J. Dole, Base Adjutant, acted as best man. call blows)' you are permitted entrance .. only to sit another twenty or thirty minutes while the person behind the desk makes all sorts of phone calls? It happens all the time. The answer? Either conduct all business by phone or refuse to see anyone. Time saved hfips the war effort. Phone calls are important but if a personal contact is arranged that usually is rather important too! HAVE JUST HEARD from Rodney von Gackle's office at the Bullburger factory. He is plugging Turkal dinner for Thanksgiving. It is something different ... has something ... Turkal dinners they are more than Turkey (just what we don't know but that's all the more fun). Style note: That' s your exit! Tied up tO the WAC radio show ... tie that together and you can get a job most everywhere It's gonna be good! (yo' just wait and see .. there I did it again and I'm glad). OUR NEW FRIENDS, the officers and men of the 396th, created some furore on the Base when they came in. One of the prettiest sights these tired old eyes have ever seen was the landing of these big ships. So many and so fast and yet so darned beautiful. How a thing like that could be so deadly is one of the. amazing things that make a war what it is. The men are a swell bunch and we sincerely hope that their stay here will be a happy one. .. Sllii'CE WE HAVE.NOT been permitted the wearing of Field Jackets on and off the Base, a lot of colds have cropped up. The answer? Wear a sweater under your shirt. When you get to the Base .. or office ... or where, you simply remove tie, shirt and sweater ... replace shirt and tie ... the whole operation shouldn't take more .than 20 minutes and it will help you to divert illness. More WACs have arrived and we understand that the kids are really getting close to each other. One lady stated the other day that every time )a)u rolled over in your sleep, you landed in the next bed. Each time someone turned a door knob the furniture was rearranged ... Glad to see the kids here. They must like the place ... they are always arriving and no one has left yet. CORN: That which is yellow and grows in great quantities right here in the office. Ever sit and listen to a flock of newspaper men? They don't believe what they say, themselves, and yet they expect (or do they) others to assimilate their jargon. Oh unhappy day that I let myself be led from my straight and narrow (and it was narrow) path onto the dirty ... dirty road of news. I wish that I had become a fruit salesman or some other sane self-respecting individual rather than the morbid, broken individual that I am. The lot of an ink man is a sorry one. "Nobody loves me" (the trouble is, that I know why). FAST TALKING and self-styled lady killer, Pvt. E Ralph Emmett of the Base PRO, got a fast one thrown back at him in a Tampa restaurant the other night. "Hello, babe," he greeted a pretty waitress who floated up to wait on him. "Are you married?" "No," she answered, smiling. "Good," snapped Emmett, his eyes beamiing. "What are you doing Saturday night?" "Getting married!" she snapped.


DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1943 f'l Recreation Heads To Air Opinions In Tampa Talks Following the policy begun last year at Jacksonville, a state-wide recreational convention has been called by the Florida Defense Recreation Council. This conference, to be held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 16, 17 and 18, is held expressly for the purpose of promoting more and better recreational facilities for you. The National Recreation Association, the Recreation Division of the BRIGADIER GENERAL Westside T. Commanding Federal Security Agency, and General of the Third Air Force, presents Merit Award Cer-the Florida Association of Rec-A PILE OF Gl clothing to mended. It's a sewing circle around which the wives of Drew Field officers are gathered. Once a week they get tog -ether like this and tackle piles of clothing belonging to enlisted men, sewing chevrons and shoulder patches on shirts, mending and altering. tl.ficate to Major Donald W. Flinn, CO of the Headquarters reational Workers will be rep-D I d F B f H I Squadron, whose personnel has outwitted the spirochete and Mr. Mark McClosky, Director resented at the sessions. e aye ans u ere s other venereal disease germs four consecutive months. of Recreation for the Federal Security Agency, will be one of 2d SAw anf ld p u 3D AF SQUADRON WINS I 0 In p of the schedule will be attended PVT. G. A. OSCHMAN JR. is coming down to Tampa MERIT AWARD by Governor Holland. Lt. Comdr. It 1 aps she might stop his FIRST, James Garrison, U. S. Navy, will Rewrite! Tear apart1 per 1 assist in the three-day program. I've been victimized by sTnHoUnRngM. AN TRANSFERS Because the ratio of military FOR VENEREAL CONTROL personnel stationed in Florida is printing department T/Sgt. William C. Thurman, Of greater than the ratio of civilian thanks for the hazing I've fice of the Surgeon this headpersonnel residing in the state, been receiVIng since last quarters, is being transferred to The Third Air Force Headquarters Squadron has beweek's issue of the ECHOES come the first unit of the Third Air Force to receive a friendly toward them. On the rolled off the press ... quot-ing the opening of the school Merit Award-Certificate for freedom from venereal disease contrary, urge members of the ing a portion of our last at_ the <;>f Medicin.e, Tampa, Clearwater and St. Pe-" Umvers1ty of Lomsville, Ky., In for a mmimum of three months. tersburg defense councils, civil-week's article to the left we January. T/Sgt. Thurman ad-As a new move in the cam-ians in this section are most print a cut that .speaks out-vances through ASTP. Sergeant paign to curb disease, any unit venereal rate of the Third Air anxious to give service men h f h Thurm an completed premed which goes for three months or Force below that of the Army exactly the type of activity they nght Int. e !?raise 0 arc training at West Virginia Wesleylonger without a case of infec-Air Forces average is one of my favor during their off-duty hours .... no kidding, gang, we d1d an College, prior to his enlistment tion is eligible for the award. most cherished objectives. The Officer:; and men in-have a swell pinup picture at-in November '39 For each additional month it is Third Air Force venereal -rate is terested m attendmg this confer-three years of study and culmmfree of disease, a gold star will now unfavorably high in compar-ence. in o;-der to better tached ... but_ the fate ating in an MD degl:'ee, Sgt. be added to the certificate. ison with other Air Force and ClVIha? .a!1d -that befalls Yogi and Yogo, on Thurman leaves with qmte a busy Brigadier General Westside Army commands. military recreatiOnal activities g k parade picking future in store. Lots of luck are urged to do so. You may prepi s In "Flight Surgeon!" T. Larson, Commanding Gen. Great improvement has been obtain information as to the caught up With us and the Nominated for (a) Ward 14 eral of the Third Air Force, made during the past 12 months schedule of events 2nd Training pinup gals. .. Section 8 inventor ... presented the award to Major but we still have a long way Defense Co_unc1l This week we just "gotta" get Bocsei of the battalion prmtmg Donald W. Flinn, commanding to go. Our achievement to date m or by droppmg m at the "cupid" pinup to press ... so dep!lrtm_ent co?les up wit_h a time officer of the Headquarters proves that it can be done ii 312 Madison. here is the pinup bill fold savmg mvenhon to prmt two Squadron, at a special forma-we keep our objective con sides of memo or bulletin at the tion at Third Air Force Head-stantly before us. TypistS Needed same time ... front and back of quarters. the stencil will come off the "It is particularly important to B R d C mimeograph machine at the same "It is a great personal satis-me that the Headquarters Squady e rOSS time ... How he turns the first faction to me to present the Merit ron maintain a good record be-sheet over amazes even him ... Award Certificate to the Head-cause of the impression it will In an exclusive interview with quarters Squadron for its record make upon other Air Force units. Typists or stenographers on a the master inventor, Pvt. Bocsei of being free of venereal disease "I will watch with interest the voluntary part-time basis are sees great things ahead of himself during the past four months," addition of a gold star to the needed by the Red Cross at Drew ... you bet ... "pink elephants" General Larson said. merit certificate each month F ield, Mrs. William H. Fillmore, ... Mental Hygiene. "The objective of reducing the hereafter. chairman of Red Cross activities LATEST TYPE of Drew Field fire alarm boxes is pictured above. The new boxes were placed throughout the field this week. On the left is lovely Miss Pearl Foster of the Post Engineer's and Fireman Paul Fries The bo xe s conFleet directly with the Fire Department. Soldiers are urged to note the location of the alarm nearest their company areas. for the Drew Field Officers' Wives Club, announced yesterday. The work will be at Dr e w Field under the supervision of the Red Cross field director. Those contributing their services are not required to report at any special time. Assistance for one oP two days-or just an afternoon-will be accepted. Interested persons can call W-1012. A W Laff Parade Sunday Night Technician Fifth Grade "Rajah" Bergman will be guest master of ceremonies at Sunday night's A W Laff Parade, to be held in Rec. Hall No. 1, starting at 8 : 15 o'clock. A fast-moving program is being planned, headlined by Gloria Wood, the gal who sings the songs you guys like to hear, and Harry Johnson, Joe Kenealy and Jules Getlin, star comedians. Jack Sarty's A W Dance Band will be in the groove again, and some guest talent will lend a hand. Soldiers Pass (Young) Buck INDIANAPOLIS-(CNS)-The mother of Billy Franklin, 6, left him with his dad in Chicago. Dad, an Army officer, got orders to leave so he parked Billy with a soldier friend. The soldier got orders to move himself so he left Billy on another friend's doorstep. This fellow located Billy's mother here and that's where the kid is today. SERIAL NUMBERS LOCATE ENT-RY The second digit in Army serial numbers reveals the Service Command in which the soldier entered service. size. (Have a heart, Ed ... Sgt. Aaron Levine, S-3 this headquarters, did until Ruth aimed an arrow at him ... "gonna" print it this week?) For a cinch bet, we'll wager that there will be a rush at the Hospital Dental Clinic when it gets around that "Ruth. (Mrs. Levine to you guys), is an assistant to the Dental Surgeon. Let's have those pinups coming in, gang ... show this Pvt. H F. Patterson, who just invaded Drew and is asking for pinups, that, in response to his plea to the editor, 2nd Training will continue its procedure of printing the girl friends (s)? When it comes to a soprano voice among men ... look for little boy "'Vhitey" Buchinsky ... T/5 Buchinsly, was detected previously as having a "Bonnie Bal,er" voice, now singing on the streets to and from the d1ill field Buchinsky should soon grow up or at least get a voice of a man! Fatso Mike Macurik, "the Mad Russian of S-4" ... passing 3A-12 barrack last evening a snore with a Russian accent was heard traced it right back to Mike ... what a snore! The fellows of barrack 12 hear that Mike's wife Speaking of Mental Hygiene, Cpl. 8-ol Schector, Physical Ed instructor of this battalion, brought us an amusing recount of section eights Smoking Bull Durham tobacco and sa-v ing the tobacco bags .was; a habit of a lad until it got tp the point where he began sending them to the laundry mark,ed "small mattress covers" knowing Schector as a practical _joker, I wouldn't put it past the guy turn in such tobacco bags in some. one's laundry. T/5 Jim Read, Inspectors Sec tion, has the Hq's boys tossing basketballs in the Recreation Hall the past several evenings having a challenge g

DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1943 PAGE SEVEN DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (CNS)-Two bugle player s Roger Knowles and his daughter Joan, entered the Army here the same day. Today Sgt. Joan is blowing reveille at the Second WAC Training Center here and Sgt. Roger does the same c hore in North Africa. SERGEANT QUIZ and h i s all-soldier show are still going great guns with the A WUTC units on Drew Field and outlying sub-bases. A recent night program staged outdoors for the 4th Training Battalion furnished the scenes for these pictures. Above, Sergeant Quiz goes through his routine with a Gl contestant while three judges, seated at a table on the Special Service mobile stage, keep score. The other shot shows the audience surrounding a cheerful bonfire as they watch and listen to the program. OUTDOOR MOVIE, built in a month by men of the 1873rd Engineers, will be opened Saturday night. In addition to showing motion pictures every rainless night, the roofless theater also will be used for Sunday chapel services. .. .. Drew Field now has an al fresco theater. The open-air movie house will be opened to troops of 1873d Engineers at 8 p.m. Saturday. William Rhodes and one young lady whose name we g-ather is "Just Juanita" had at last come to a head at the recent party &"iven b:r the Detachment. Congratulations to Sgt. .Jack Gladney .on his recent birthday. We still wonder what can be in those letters that causes Allan Frey to compose them in the quiet of the office after everyone has turned in for the night? The next episode of the "Palm River Romance," starring S I S Henry Hevia and the charming miss of our .Administrative Sec tion will appear in the next issue of the "Echoes.


PAGE EtGHT IN T'AMPA SPONSORED BY THE DEFENSE RECREATION DIVISION Information for Service Men and Women at Defense Recreation office 312 Madison street; Tourist Information Center, 429 West Lafayette street; USO clubs and USO traveler's aid, 502 Florida avenue Air Base bus station and Union bus station. shower, and shoe shine equipment at USO,_ 6q7 Twiggs street; 506 Madison street; 214 North Boulevard and Chnstian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler streets. Kitchen laundry ironing and sewing facilities for all service men and at 607 Twiggs street. Private kitchenette and dining room for any service men or women. and their families who would like a home-cooked mealChristian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler streets. Phone M-53-694 by noon. Fifty-bed free dormitory for service men at Masonic Service Center, 502 East Lafayette. Make reservations between 1 and 9 :30p.m. 7 p.m. each evening-Letters and forms typed by the Red Cross at USO, 607 Twiggs street. Shopping service and package wrapping at all USO clubs and Christian Service Center. New officers' lounge open daily at the Elks' club. USO ACTIVITIES Thursday, Nov. 1112:00 noon-Wives' luncheon, 607 Twiggs street. 7 :00 p.m.-Mr. and Mrs. club supper, 607 Twiggs street. 8:00 p.m.-Party, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler; recreation social hour, First Baptist church Lafayette and Plant avenue; Spanish class, 607 Twiggs street. Parish night, 506 Madison. Officers' dance, Elks club. &:15 p.m.-Volley ball league, Municipal trailer park, 2300 N. Ore gon-WACs invited. 7:30 p.m.-Bridge tournament and Whist, Service Men's Center, 1008 Kay street (Negro). 8:00 p .m.-Chess and checker tournaments, Y. M. H. A. Ross and Nebraska avenues. 8 : 00 p .m.-USO featured dancing party, weekly, 710 Harrison street (Negro). 8 :30 p.m.-Dance on Patio, 214 North Boulevard and Fireside club. Friday, Nov. 1210:30 a .m.-Expectant mothers class, 607 Twiggs street. 12:00 noon-Wives' luncheon, 607 Twiggs street. 6:00 p.m.-Fish fry, 821 So. Rome. 7 :3 0 p.m.-Art for fun, 607 Twiggs street. 7:30 p m .-Dance, Drew Field, 1008 Kay street (Negro). '7:30 p.m.-Tables games and dance instruction, 1008 Kay street (Negro). 8:00 p.m.-Music and Sing-copation, 607 Twiggs street; dance on patio orchestra, 506 Madison street; party, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler; bingo, refreshments, Navy Mothers' club, 3051/z Water street. 8:00 p.m.-Spanish class, Christian service center, Tampa and Tyler streets. 8:00 p.m.--Spanh;h class (Negro), (1st and 3rd weeks)..:....Service Men's Center. 8 : 30 p.m.-Musical feature, 214 North Boulevard. Saturday, Nov. 13 12:00 noon-Wives' luncheon, 607 Twiggs street. 7 : 00 p.m.-Dance at Elks' club, Florida and Madison. Glee club practice. 7:30 p .m.-Soldiers' chorus, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler streets. 8 : 00 p .m.-Open house, Y. M. H A. Ross and Nebraska avenues. 8 : 00 p .m.-Movies, USO, 710 Harrison street (Negro). 8 : 30 p.m.-Musical numbers, 506 Madison _street; dance-orchestra, 214 North Boulevard; Party Night-Hillbilly Band, 607 Twiggs street. Sunday, Nov. 149:30 a.m.-Coffee hour, 607 Twiggs street. 9:30 to 11 a m .-Coffee and doughnuts, 506 Madison. 2 : 00 p.m.-Inter-social club; games. 3 : 00 p.m.-Symphony broadcast, 607 Twiggs street; ping pong, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler. 4 :30 p.m.-Music study social hour, 607 Twiggs street. 5:00 p.m.-Get-together, Navy Mothers' club, 3051h Water street. 5 :30 p .m.-Songfest and refreshments, First Methodist church, Florida and T y ler. 6 : 00 p.m.-Victory Vespers, Christian Service Center: broadcast over WTSP. 6 : 00 p .m.-Vesper Service, 214 North Boulevard. 7:15 p m.-"Lct' s disc u ss," 607 Twiggs street. 8:00 p.m.-Forum, 214 North Boulevard; Fellowship hour and refreshments, Hyde Park Methodist church and Riverside Baptist church; YMHA Community Center dance, Ross and Nebraska. 8:15 p.m.-Singaree and Fellowship hour. First Presbyterian Service Cente r Polk and Marion. 8:30 p.m.-Dance on Patio, MacDill Field, Orchestra, 506 Madison. 8:45 p .m.-Feature movie, 214 North Boulevard. 9:00 p m .-Informal hour Christian Service Center Tampa and Tyle r 11:00 a .m.-Breakfast, USO residence, 821 S Rome. 1:00 p.m.-Open house, Tampa and Tyler streets. 2:00 p.m.-Special guest h our, USO, 710 Harrison street (Negro). 6:00 p.m.-Supper, USO residence, 821 S. Rome. 6:30 p.m.-Ope n forum on current problems, for young peopleteens and twenties, First Presbyterian church service center, Marion and Polk streets. 7 : 00 p.m.-Club sing, USO, 214 N. Boulevard. 7:00 p.m.-Community singing, USO, 710 Harrison street (Negro). 7:00 p.m.-Vespers Service, M e n s Center, 1006 Kay street (Negro). 8:00 p.m.-Dance, Drew Field orchestra, Y. M. H. A Ross and Nebraska avenues. 9:00 p .m.-Special feature, USO, 710 Harrison street (Negro). DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, Monday, Nov. 1512:00 noon-Wives luncheon, 607 Twiggs street. 7:00 p.m.-Classical music, 607 Twiggs street. 7:30 p.m.-Symphonic orchestra practice for all service men interested, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler. Drama club, 607 Twiggs street. 8:00 p .m.-Games, 607 Twiggs street. 8:30 p .m.--Sing-copation, 607 Twiggs street. 8:30 p.m.-Special program, 214 North Boulevard. 2:00 p.m.-Sewing class, USO, 607 Twiggs street. 8:00 p.m.-Ping pong tournament, Y. M. H. A., Ross and Nebraska avenues. 8:00 p .m.-Debating club (1st and 3rd weeks) USO, 710 Harrison street (Negro). 8:00 p m .-Spanish class, (2nd and 4th weeks), USO, 710 Harrison street (Negro). 8:00 p.m.-Dance, MacDill Field orchestra, Service Men's Center, 1008 Kay street .(Negro). 8 :30 p.m.-Gym nite, ping pong tournament, bridge club, 214 N. Boulevard, USO. 8:30 p.m.-Dance to recordings, USO, 506 Madison. Tuesday, Nov. 1612 : 00 noon-Wives' luncheon, 607 Twiggs street. 7:00 p .m.-Tampa Chess club. DeSoto hotel, Zack and Marion. 7:30 p.m.-Art for fun, 607 Twiggs street. 8:00 p .m.-Party, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler; bingo, 214 North Boulevard. 8:15 p .m.-Dance, Municipal Auditorium. 8:30 p m .-Community sing, 506 Madison street; sketching instruction, 214 North Boulevard; dance, Municipal auditorium. 9:00 p.m.-Chess club, 214 North Boulevard. 9:30 p.m.-Educational movie, 214 North Boulevard. 6:30 p.m.-Victory girls' chorus and special features, Service Men's Center, 1008 Kay street (negro), (1st and 3rd weeks). 8:00 p .m.-Bowling tournament, Y.M.H.A. Ross and Nebraska _avenues. 8:00 p.m.-Photo club (1st and 3rd weeks), Dramatic class (2nd 4th weeks), 710 Harrison street (Negro). 8 : 00 p.m.-Trophy table games (2nd and 4th weeks), Service Men's Center, 1008 Kay street (Negro). 8:30 p.m.-Typing class, USO, 710 Harrison street (Negro). 9:30 p.m.-Movies, 214 N. Blvd., USO. Wednesday, Nov. 1712:00 noon-Wives' luncheon, 607 Twiggs street. 7:30 p.m.-Glee club practice for all service men interested. Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler; swimming party, meet at any USO; art for fun, 607 Twiggs street. 8:00 p.m.-All-USO dance, 506 Madison street. 8:30 p.m.-Feature movie, 214 North Boulevard; Camera chJ.b, 214 North Boulevard. 9:15 p.m.-Camera class and Bridge instruction. 7:00 p.m.-Bridge Tournament, USO, 710 Harrison street (Negro). 7:30 p.m.-Bridge lessons, Service Men's Center, 1008 Kay street (Negro). 7:30 p.m.-Ping pong, shuffleboard and domino tournament, Service Men's Center, 1008 Kay street (Negro). 8:00 p.m.-Community sing, Y.M.H.A. Ross and Nebraska avenues. 8:00 p.m.-Dance instruction, USO, 607 Twiggs street. 8:00 p.m.-Spanish class, USO, 710 Harrison street (Negro). 8:00 p.m.-Family night (1st and 3rd weeks), Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler streets. Tampa Recreation Plan Open To Drew Soldiers Service men and families are urged to participate in programs, including athletics, sponsored by the Board of Public Recreation of Tampa. This board provides 17 municipal playgrounds for whites and four municipal playgrounds for Negroes. Included on this program are low organization games, rhythmic and special activities, 24 volley ball teams, basketball, softball and various others. Call 3050 or 3821 for daily schedules. Sarasota, Tampa Offer Free Beels The Sarasota American Legion Post, Sarasota, Florida offers free for enlisted men, any mght of the week, at the American Legion Coliseum. You may secure reservations by calling Sarasota 7757. The coliseum is located at the corner of Washington Blvd. and 9th Street, in Sarasota. The Scottish Rite Building, 502. E. Lafayette, Tampa, houses a free fifty-bed dormitory, reserved for Service Men. Knights of Columbus Invites Soldiers Knights of Columbus meetings are "held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Father Toomey, pastor of Sacred Heart church, stated, "We are always very happy to have any of the boys attend!" The meetings are held at the corner of Cass and Tampa-above the military bus station. Amercian Legion Club Open Daily Until 11 P.M. The regular meetings of the American Legion are held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, on the third floor at 602 Tampa. The Service club, at the same address is open every day between 11 a .m. and 11 p.m. Visit Your PX! BRANCH LOCATION *Main Bev. and Clothing 2nd & Ave. F Main Mdse, and Spec. Order Dept. 2nd & Ave. F *No. 1 8th & Ave. A *No. 2 ....... Area F on Ave. J No. 3 . 8th & Ave. H No. i .......... E-lst & Ave. L No. 5 ........... Camp DeSoto No. 6 Plant Field No. 8 . 4th & Ave. L *No. 9 ........ Bosp. Area-B-10 *No. 10 . 1st & Ave. J *No. 11 .......... 2nd & Ave. N No. 12 . Flight Line No. 15 . WAC Area 3rd F. C. 3 F. C. Hq. Filling Sta. Ave. J at E. Fence *-Branches with Soda Fountains or Beer Gardens. Not Guilty, Preads Censor In Gum Theft Charge JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-(CNS) -When Seaman Bill Florence _read in the papers about how tough the war was for the folks back home he sent his best girl a stick of gum. "I hope the censor doesn't take it," he wrote in a postcript. His girl searched the envelope. No gum. "I'm sorry," read a note from the censor. "He didn't put it in." --------Telegrapher Gets Own Son's Death Wire COLOMA, Mich.-(CNS)-Wil liatn H. O'Brien, telegrapher, sat down at his key to take the first message of the day. When the message was finished he blinked, then delivered it in person. It was to his wife and it said that their son, Pvt. William H. O'Brien Jr., had been killed in North Africa. ----------YANK Gal Voted Best Pin-up MORRIS AAF, N C .-(CNS) Y.ank's pulchritudinous poster pin-up girl, known only to Gls as "A Honey" has been voted the most popular of all pin-ups by men of a laison snu?rlrnn sta tioned here. MMM! NICE CATCH! be lucky enough to off. We mean the fish, of course. somethin9 quaint; a "bicycle boat." W-HEE! WHAT SPORT! The Hillsborou site Sulphur Springs, offers JCnoice re your browsing hours. Doesn1t lha.t wa The natives tell us the weather{s getti swimming. We're hard to convince, shinina on Florida oretties clad in swir: YOU'D HATE TO ADMIT you'had left ing the famous Bok Singing Tower at I forget you ever had a woe, out: -among surrounding the bird sanctuary._Grab a pass, hop a bus for Lake Wates, and r: tower. It will be a day worth


' IURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1943 II say, if you should ke this on your day e girl is trying out r! The Hillsborough River, just oppo offers JCiioice recreational spots for Doesn't that water look refreshing? e weather:s getting a little chiHy for d to convince, when the sun is still tties clad in swim suits. UT yo v 'had left Florida without visit nging Jower at Lake Wales. You'll woe, <;>utcamong the beautiful trees :mctuary:Grab yourself a date and lke and proceed by cab to the worth 'ren;embering. JITTENTIOitT Soldier Entertainment Worth a Little of Your Own Time and Thought The following questionnaire is designed to acquaint your SPECIAL SERVICE Staff and your municipa l recreation directors with the facts about your entertainment and w elfare. Maybe you would like more dances, perhaps you would like some special activity that no one has put into effect as yet. Maybe you are missing some program you woul d enjoy a lot. Pick up your pencil, fill in the blanks and give your suggestions so better off duty entertainment may be provided. This questionnaire is in no way a means to pry into what you do in your off duty time; it is only for your benefit in trying to provide better co-operation between all organizations interested in your w elfare. Forward the completed questionnaire immediately to the GOOD-TIME EDITOR, BASE SPECIAL SERVICE BE serious about this, men, it is one way the ECHOES is using to try to provide better and bigger entertainment for you. ECHOES FREE-TIME FUN QUIZ 1. Do :lli.OU patronize downtown recreational centers? Yes No. 2 Check those of the following listed recreational centers which you visit most frequently. (One c heck will (]cnote \ 'isits on 'the average of once or twice p e r m o nth, two c hecks denf)te l isits of around once per week, and three c hecks denot.e very frequent viits.) a. USO, 607 Twiggs St ... .......................... ...... ...... b USO, 506 Madison St. c USO, Residence, 821 S Rome d USO, 214 N Boulevard e USO, 710 Harrison (Negro) f. Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler Sts. g. Service Men's Center, 1008 Kay St. (Negro) h. First Presbyterian Church Service Center, Marion and Polk Sts. ....................... ..... i. YMHA, Ross and Nebraska Sts. j. YMCA, 314 Zack St .................... ...................... k. YWCA, 610. Twiggs St. 1. American Legion Service Men's Club, 602 Tampa St. ........ m. Masonic Service Center, 502 E Lafayette .................... n. VFW Service Center, 806 Zack St ... ........ .. .' ............. o. Elks' Clu, Florida and Madison Sts. ...... ................. p. Navy Mothers' Club .. ........................ 3 Which of the above listed centers do you prefer? .......... .. Why? . ....................... 4 Which of the following activities do you participate in frequently? a. Discussion or debating groups ... Which Center? ...... ....... b. Language classes . Which Center? ............... c Musical or choral groups. Which Center? ............... d Dances ........ .. Which Center or Centers? ..... ...... e Parties ........ Which Center or Centers? .................. f. Indoor Sports Tournaments. Which Center? .............. g. Suppers. . Which Center? ....................... h. Movies. . Which Center? ......................... i. Dancing class Which Center!' j Activities for Service Personnel sponsored by Tampa Churches Which activity?. ............... k. Outdoor Sports Which Park or Center? ............ .... 5 Do you attend downtown church services? Yes ...... No ........ Do you attend chapel services on the Base? Yes. No ... 6 Check the following fraternal organizations whose Tampa meetings you attend: The Elks' Club . The Knights of Columbus ...... The Masonic Temple Any other Scottis h Rite Where? 7 Does your wife attend luncheons, classes. or other activities for Service Men' s Wives sponsored by the Tampa recreational groups? Yes . No ....... Which ones?. . . . What i s her recreation? . Have these contacts aided her to establish friendships in Tampa? .................... ... 8. Do you attend Service Men's Dances at: Tampa? Y _es No How often?. Where?. St. Petersburg? Yes No How often? .. Where?. Clearwater? Yes No How often? Where? 9 Do you attend dances at the Drew Field Service Club? Yes No. How often? ........ 10 Have you visited in any of the Tampa homes? Yes ........... No HoV: did you establish these contacts?. ........ 11. What type of recreational activities offered for Drew Field men, both on the Field and in Tampa, do you enjcy the most? 12. What are your suggestions for improving the facilities for your. recreation in T ampa?. .................................... 13. What are your suggestions for improving recreational facilities on the Base?. .................. ............. PAGE NINE NOW WAR DEPARTMENT THEATERS Nos. 2 and 3 Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12 and 13-"Lassie Come H ome,., Roddy McDowall, D onald Cris p Edmund Oween; Army-Navy Screen magazine, Stork's Holiday, Color Cartoon. Sunday and Monday. Nov. 1 4 and 15-"Crazy H o use," Olson and J ohnson ; Wagon Wheels West, RKO Pathe News, Featurette. Tuesday, Nov. 16-"Find the B lackmaile r J e rome Cowan Faye Emerson ; "Mr. Mugg Steps Out.'' East Side Kids. W ednesday and Thursday, Nov. 17 and 18-"The Iron Major," Pat O 'Brie n Ruth Warrick: Community Sing-"Baby Smiles at Me"; RKO Pathe News. Friday, Nov. 19-"Never a Dull : Moment," Ritz brothers, Frances Langford, Mary Beth Hug hes; ''Fixing Tric ks," Pete Smith; "Falling Hero, Bugs Bunny; March of Time Youth in Cris is WAR DEPARTMENT THEATERS Nos. 1 and 4 Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12 and 13-"True t o Life, Mary Martin, Dick Powell, Franchot Tone, Victor Moore; "Figaro and Cleo" ; RKO P athe News; Walt Disney Cartoon. Sunday and M onday, Nov. 14 and 15 "Lassie Come Home, Roddy McDowall, Donald Crisp; Army-Navy magazine, "Stork' s Holiday"; Color Cartoon. Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 16 and 17-"Crazy H o use,'' Olson and Johnson; "Wagon Wheels West"; RKO P athe News; Featurett.e. Thursday, Nov. 18-"Find the Blackmailer,'' Jerome Cowan, Faye Emerson; "Mr. Mugg Steps Out'' ; East Side Kids. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 19 and 20-"The Iron Majo r ,'' Pnt O 'Brien, Ruth Warrick; "Community Sing-"Baby Smiles at Me''; RKO Pathe News. WAR DEPARTMENT THEATER No. 7 (Colored) Saturday, Nov. 13-"ln Old Chicago," Tyrone Power, Alice Faye Don Ameche, Brian Donlevy; "Aladdin' s Lamp"; Terry-Toon. Sunday and Monday, Nov. 14 and 15-"True to Life," Mary Martin, Dick Powell, Franchot Tone, Victor Moore; "The Case of the Missing Bear"; RKO Pathe News; Bugs Bunny. Tuesday, Nov. 16-"Claudia, Dorothy McGuire, R obert Young, Ina Claire; "Red Hot Riding Hood" ; Color Cartoon; "That's Why I Left You"; Passing Parade. Wednesday, Nov. 17-"Here Comes Elmer," AI Pearce, Frankie Albertson, Dale Evans, Jan Garber and band; "The Chance of a Lifetime," Chester Morris, 'Jeanne Bates, George E. Stone. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 18 and 19-"The Man Fro m Down Under," Charles Laughton, Richard Carlson, Binnie B arnes; RKO Pathe News. ,v-,. .. ; RECREATION BUILDING No. 1 . Friday, Nov. 12, 8 : 15 p.m.-USO Victory Show. Saturday, Nov. 13 8 : 15 p .m.-USO Show (Blue Unit). Sunday, Nov. 14, 8 : 15 p m .-A W Melody or The Laff Parade. Monday, Nov. 15 8 : 15 p.m.-Quiz Show--Soldier Vodvil. Tuesday, Nov. 16 8 : 15 p .m.-Marion Lohrig Presents Vodvil. Wednesday, Nov. 17 8:15 p .m.-To Be Announced. Thursday, Nov. 18, 8:15 p m .-Music, Mirth and Madness. ENLISTED MEN'S SERVICE CLUB Friday, Nov. 12, 8:15 p .m.-Dance. Saturday, Nov. 13 8:30 _p.m.-Bingo. Monday, Nov. 15 8:15 p.m.-Dance. Tuesday, Nov. 16 8 : 15 p.m.-Concert of recorded music. wednesday, Nov. 17 8 : 15 p.m.-Dance. Information for Service Men and Women, guest cards, etc., at the Recreation Office, Defense Building, Fifth street and Second avenue north. Phone 4755. HOME CENTER 256 Beach Drive North, open daily from 9 a .m. to 11 p.m. Informal 'dancing every night. Coffee and cookies every day. Laundry, ironing and sewing facilities. Bathhouse suits towels for bathers. Showers, shaving and naps. Dance mstruchon every night. PIER CENTER Municipal Pier. Informal dancing every mght. Game rooms, pool table, writing rooms, lounges. Dance insttuction Wednesday. US 0 CLUB 433 Third street south. Writing room, pool, games, mailing service, 'sewing service, stationery, shaving service, etc. FRIDAY, November 12 7 :3 0 p .m.-10:30 p .m. Special Party-Dance-Orchestra, PIER CENTER. 7:30 p.m. 9:00 p .m. The Music Hour. Listen to yout favorite recording. USO CLUB. SATURDAY, November 13 1:00 p .m.6 : 00 p.m. Listen to your favorite football game. USO CLUB. 7 :0 0 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Games, pool, ping-pong, checkers. USO CLUB. 8 :00 p m.-11:00 p.m. Dance at Pier. 9 : 00 10:00 2:30 5:00 5:00 7 : 00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. a.m.1 : 00 p.m. p.m. 5 :00 p m p.m.7 :00 p .m. p m 7 : 00 p.m. p.m. SUNDAY, N -ovember 14 Coffee Hour, Sunday papers. HOME CENTER. Sunday morning leisure hour. USO CLUB. Tea Dance. Orchestra. USO CLUB. Canteen Supper. HOME CENTER. Snack Supper. USO CLUB. Informal Party-Sing-Refreshments. PIER CENTER. 7 : 00 p.m. 9 :00 p m Informal Dancing. USO CLUB. MONDAY, November 15 7:00 p.m.9:00 p .m. Game night. PIER CENTER. ping-pong, Lucky Star, ring toss, quoits, etc. PIER CENTER. 7 :3 0 p.m. 8:30 pJn. Dance instruction, Ralph Case, instructor. Learn the latest dance steps and dances. USO CLUB. 8:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Informal Dancing. USO CLUB. TUESDAY, November 16 7 :3 0 p.m.8 :3 0 p m Classical Recordings. 7 :3 0 p.m.-10: 30 p.m. Informal Dancing. Games. PIER CENTER. WEDNESDAY, November 17 12 o'clock noon WIVES CLUB-Luncheon. Detroit hotel. Wives of all enlisted men cordially invited. 7 : 30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Bingo-Prizes-Lots of fun. Service Men's wives invited. USO CLUB. 7 : 30 p m.-10 :3 0 p m .-Drew Field Dance; Orchestia. PIER CENTER. THURSDAY, November 18 8 : 00 p .m.-10: 30 p m Dick Spencer's Orchestra. USO CLUB. 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p m Games and Informal Dancing. PIER CENTER. St. Petersburg Spa Pool has been reconditioned and is now open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p .m. The city recreation department is offering special rates to all men in uniform.


PAGE TEN DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1943 B17'S AT DREW FIELD FIRST TIME IN HISTORY SLEEK, HEAVILY ARMED FORTRESSES lined up at Drew Field after the or rival of the 396th Bombardment Group. The Forts were the first bombers to make their home at Drew Field. Many of the Grou .p's officers and enlisted men hove seen action in the South Pacific Theater. heavy Story on Page 1 .) Lt. Col. Griffin ToWed; SOl 69th Band Sports New Combo Units Scribe a 'Hermit' By SGT. WILL KREWSON By PFC. BUNNm CASSEL Among tpe events of the past week we find Eddie More new faces-pretty ones, Munk of the 69th leaving the trials and tribulations of Army life, substituting for it all the tranquil life of Avalon, Pa. By CPL. SCHWARTZ fro!Jl basic at No doubt all previous records of "departure on furlough" ; Cupid seems to be a1mmg at the S-3 Section With an 1s an enthus1astlc add1-l have been broken by Edgar for he was up before the crack eagle eye on silver and gold leaves. So felicitations are in tlhon .totthe .Echoest' J\lreadyf, of dawh and on his way his comrades in arms could get d f L C l D T G 'f s e IS urning ou a niCe piece o or er or t. o n fm (he s my boss) and h1s work. She #nds little time for one foot on the floor. Let. that be a lesson to you SjSgt. bride-to-be. Wedding day is November 15, and all A W overtime toil, she's J. F. s. wishes the bride and groom good luck and happiness always well supl?hed With On the heels of Tubby Munk's Dark-eyed, d1mpled Pnvate Ever smce Kitchen 20 put on-Archer, just in from Fort Ogledeparture came Bob Crow's and 1ons on the table,, we have led a Files), but we were wondering thorpe, will certainly: be a popEddie Shult's return. Both revery sheltered life. We never whether we could spell his name ular member of the JBase stausturnees expressed joy over their thought there be so correctly. With a little coaxing tical office. Said she, fresh from journey back (or did I hear lovers of the odoriferous bulb m Zitts will show you a snapshot an all-WAC camp "I alked into wrong), although Bob seems to th::! 503d, but all of us seem to be h w miss his newly acquired fiance. singing "Don't Get Around Much of Is s1ster-a rmger for Judy the PX, and there were all those Congratulations on your engageAnymore" with real tears. Garland. MEN: Gosh!" ment Bob. It would be interesting to know MARRIAGE ANNOUNCED HERMIT TROUBLES what Corporal James 0. Scott CUT COMBO? Besides all this, our bosom (S-2) finds so enlightening in By the by, it isn't Pfc. Flora Have you noticed a rather large, buddy and your correspondent Ybor City. You'll :wind up reSager any more. It's now offi-good looking fellow knocking were not on speaking terms dur-peating his miiddle initial in ex-cially Pfc. Mannheimet, wife of himself out on the bass fiddle ing the beginning of the week and clamation. Base theaters' Sgt. Marvin these nights? Stop at the Service we both practiced to be hermits Congratulations, Captain Press"Tubby" Mannheimer. Tubby and Club or any of the various places which certainly puts .a dent in a burg those bars become you. Flo, the couple whose secret mar.: where jazz is at a premium, and columnist's accomplishments. We riage we announced, sans names, you'll come face to face with our do brush our teeth regularly FRmNDLY ORCHIDS three months ago when it oc-own genial Del woodke, and his though, so most of what you will Sergeant Friendly (War Oriencurred, look so much alike that "Woodke's Woodchoppers". read here was overheard during tation) is doing a diller of a job people often ask if they are Del has been giving the band rush hour in that little old house with his daily war bulletins. We brother and sister. with the seven gables. were surprised to find how inter-Finally, after three months of its kick with his solid bass esting current events are. The wedded bliss, during which time work, ably supported in the Yankee Cardinal game seems they finally broke down and con-rhythm section by Woody Barminor league compared to this fessed to their officers, thereby wick, drums, g.rinning Has anyone here ever seen Corporal Charles Gaulkner (Adjutant's Section) shave? He's what is called a facial acrobat, using one sink and two mirrors, and a razor blade if it is available. All this happens While he is telling YOU a story in his inimitable Missourian undertone. Alexander Woollcott could not have done better although he would have probably taken less time. There was a lot more we observed in our company's Berchtesgarten, but we're of the school that believes all men deserve some privacy, so we'll leave these little idosyncracies for Colgate, Ipana and Lux to publicize. big world series. None oi us will starting the lengthy process of be sorry for learning more about name-changing, Flo isn't on the Dutchman), and Art Carchedi, it. books as "single" any more. piano. Other side men include STRICTLY PERSONAL: More Over 'n' over again; it's the Joe (Pancho) Wright, trumpet; power to you, Etta. I bear your same sayings you hear from the Bob Budnik, alto sax; Jerry bond drive was a real success lips of the khakied kids. Over B k t d G (th in the area, you get so's you can ec er, enor; an us e and the boys and girls in distinguish the gal J'ust by her coach) De Ridder, alto sax. So ice appreciate that kind of spirit Thanks, Millie and expression. Hence this listing of far the new group bas been a Ruby, your recordings were typical, tried and true WAC huge success, ask the 828th swell. The fellows enjoyed cracks: Guard Squadron, the Elks Clubs them nearly as. much as I did Nora King: "Wal, ah'm f'm of Tampa, the Service Club pa-G K t k r trons and many others. The ... B how do you wash those am uc Y ." problem now is, which combo sharp shorts you sent me? Doris Alexander: "What are Elmer G., how' about asking you doing in my area?" is going to "cut" which combo. John Powers for some pin-ups Jean Jette: "Isn't my sah-In collaboration with the Army for our dayroom? Georgia Cargunt wonderful?" Emergency Relief of St. Peters-roll is my favorite! Mary Callahan: "What a mar-burg, W. 0. Lester, and G. Baker Was that Sergeant Nicholson velous pahty!" took the entire ensemble to that (Sergeant Major) inspecting his Tampachvxhes: Alfred Liz Taylor: "You're an eager town and gave two open air con-rifle by looking through the tip(Reproductwn f!hop) beaver." certs last Monday. Everyone end? You'll get something in tnppmg and fantastically Natalie Rappaport: "Do you seemed to enjoy the various renyotir eye like that Sarge. at. the Ser:vlCe Club dance. He girls think I'm a mind-reader?" ditions conducted by Mr. Baker, tnmmed his mustache for the oc-Eleanor Mason: "Ugh! It's and we sincerely hope we have PEPE LIKES FOOD casion ... Cpl. Gerard Limbach something fierce!" helped in some small way to aid Wasn't it cute watching T/5 (S-1) .rushing like mad to board Amelia Barone: "Oh yes, it's in St. Pete's goal. Wednesday Louis Pepe (Forms and Publica-the Sxlver Meteor Bronx-bound so easy. I know it by heart." night Frank Zecchino, formerly of tions) chewing around his abThat beautiful WAC seen Juanita Wilkinson: "Are you the Boston Symphony, gave a few scessed tooth? Not even a swollen about town is named Irma. She's one of my girls?" selections on the stage of the jaw can keep Louis from chow. Bel).jamin. Field's prettiest Pfc.. Pat O'Connor: "Righto!" Florida theater, in conjunction We've never seen Corporal Madison street U. S. 0. suf-Adelaide Lockhart: "0, Lo-with the premier of the movie Withrow (Communications .Secfermg from female power shortord!" "This Is The Army". Also prestion) out of bed. Is he on night age at the Wednesday night Arlene Buss: "I'm mad, and ent were the members of the shift or is he hiding something? dance. Some of you guys donate there's no use trying to talk me 465th A.A.F. band's dance orches-. your girls to the cause during out of it!" tra. Wasn't Lieutenant Valentin mid-week? ... Those circus post---,------------surprised when he struck oil ers inviting nostalgic thoughts of under our .bed during inspec-New York in the spring. Information) she enlisted the efforts of Pvts. Philip DeFleurs and Samuel Alessi, sculptors, to teach her a few tricks. Shindig Planned By 853d Soldiers For Week-End By PFC. ED ALLERHAND This Saturday the detachment will hold another of our parties, if it turns out as well as the previous one we feel sure that every-. one will be well satisfied. The event will be held at the same place as the last one, as everyone there seemed well pleased with it. Handling the arrangements for this shindig will be and are T/4 Bill McClymont and Pfc Frank Dunn. That seems to assure that affairs are in capable hands. A large turnout is expected this time and we expect many members who missed the last party to show up for this une. TWO GAMES Our intra-detachment volleyball league is now well under way and the results of the first two games proved inconcluisve. The Warehouse team defeated the -Office crew in the first gamE the close score of 15 to 12. next league. game was won by Office team over the represe tives from the Telephone and Telegraph Sections by the same identical score of 15 to 12. That should give you an idea how evenly matched all three teams are. Last week the detachment welcomed into the fold eight new enlisted men. Well, anY-. way, next time Major Swanson addresses us he will have to say "Ladies and Gentlemen of the Detachmen." AU eicht of these members of the WAC have been workinc with the detachment for some time, but have just now actually been assig-ned to our orcanization. The g-irls are tion? There's no end to Florida. The Chamber of Commerce suspects there may be oranges here, too. How can the girls resist Cpl. Morton Serota (Reproduction Shop) ? They seem ,to do it so Cargo Carriers Arrive at Drew First Sgt. Eleanor Mason is spending an unexpected sojourn in the Base hospital. Hurry back, Mason, we miss you. First Sgt. Betty Baker of the Arboretum WACs is subing very nicely in Mason's absence. NORDEEN SCULPTURE The "man on the bomb DotW(kl'king in the telephone extie's fourth piece of change. the telegraph office, and proves that the gal is a wiz with the Base Sir:-nal Office. easil:r, too. Besides Lana Turner, oar fav rite person to work all nir:-ht with is Lieutenant Lund (S-3). Be has a sense of. humor, abilitJ', and is neTer wUhoat A large number of new cargo That striking piece of art work, and personnel carders which may labeled "Buy bonds to buy bombs" eventually replace all present-which graces a wall near the type 2-ton trucks, have been entrance at Headquarters, is the received at A WUTC, according to product of Pfc. Dottie Nordeen. Capt. Gerald E. Cooper, motor The gal never put her paws on a officer. piece of clay till she reached e'carettes. The vehicles look very much Drew: Here, having nothing to T-here is nothin'to say about like overerown weapons carriers, do with her days, (yes, boys, she's Sereeant Zittzleberger (Central and are 6 by 8 trucks. one of the sweet voices at Bate the modeling medium. Good .Just as had been expected nearluck, Dot, we know we'll see lots ly every man in the detachment more of your wo_rk showed a substantial improvement Wonder how Lieutenant Barnes in his physical fitness test score is faring, up at Fort Washington. for the test the detachment unWe here in the WACs miss her derwent last week. Sgt. Joe Baslots, but know she's having a night is to be congratulated for wonderful time-her sense of his excellent work. It was due to humor always makes quick Joe's perservering efforts that our friendships for her. We'll be glad physical training program was to see her baek, come December. conceived and carried out.


-DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1943 PAGE ELEVEN S-1, AWUTC Men Pass I The Vitamin Kids of S-1, A WUTC, Pfc. Andrew B aykow sky and Pfc. Edward Bushouse, still spend their' gay off in the sunshine Vitamin D which is given free at Clearwater Beach. T/4 Helen Walker, Pfc. Beth Murray and Pfc. Gelilah Grace Mengel, the newly acquired WAC personnel, still insist that working on "the line" is much more fun. Yours truly is still wondering what they mean by "on the line." 1 Our baby-boy, T/4 John Dwyer, left for Deland, Fla. We all expect i1im to become a great engineer under the ASTP. T / 5 Noble Farnsworth is still showing the local sights to his wife. Mrs. Farnsworth arrived a few days ago from Salt Lake City and still refuses to render an opinion on Florida. LATEST THING in mobile stages is the portable job now being used to take Special Service shows to AWUTC units located off Drew Field : This shot, taken at night, shows several musicians performing on the stage which, complete with backdrop, footlights and PA system, is mounted on a Iorge Gl truck. Furloughs are as plentiful as ever. T / 5 Gerald Limbach and T / 5 Sidney Feldman are spendSALUTE AT DOUBLE TIME (RUNNING)? (Come down to a Stages on Trucks quick time a walk : .. before rendering the salute). Boonville, Mo., is paying his folks a visit. 'IGGY' WINS A S BEST The so-called "pencil-pushers" of A WUTC are just as much sol-diers _as any of you. At_present NAME. IN AWCONTEST we are pursuing a Class C course Bring Pleasure : in rifle training. The results of this course have been admirable, T o OT Soldiers -GI is strictly the way Uncle Sam expects his soldiers for already we have a few sharp-IG 1 11 h f Gl S ld' shooters and plenty of marksmen. -to act, and IS ogiCa y t e o o, a so Ier we also have the makings of a who is unsoldierly might well be called "IGGY" which is a few experts. derivation of "IG." That's what the judges in the Sad Sack name contest decided. this week in announcing that the prize-a book War 'De partment theatre tickets-would be awarded to Pfc. Andrew B A soldier stationed oil Drew Field can, by exerting just a little effort, see and hear a world of stage entertainment. Whether it's a USO show, the Laff Parade, Sergeant Quiz, Marion Lohrig or Music, Mirth and Madness, the audience is sure of a sweH program of rollicking entertainment. Baykowsky of the 1st Reporting But how about the lads in OpCo., 503rd Sig. A. W. Regt. Hence-erational Training; who are sta-The mobile stage has other possibilities, too. It may be used for field orientation prog.rams, for programs on the street corner downtown, or almost any place. forth, the character who appears tioned miles from the nearest fun in these AWUTC S-3 cartoons center? Well, something' s being will' be labeled "IGGY," and Pfc. f done for them, too. At the behest Baykowsky will receive his prize A rumor lS a pecuhar thmg. Often an mstrument o of Brig. Gen. stephen H. Sherrill, by mail. enemy propaganda it is untrustworthy and almost always Commanding General of A WUTC, The contest, sponsored by The f 1 A d t I d h the Special Service Off-ice is So, you A WUTC units__:_ if it's entertainment you want, just .call the Special Service office, Extension 649, and that' s what you'll get. ECHOES, has been running for a se. rumor. can es roy :n:ora e, an a person w 0 'trucking a sta,ge show to these several weeks, and more than 80 spreads a rumor lS foolish, mahcwus and Rumor-men. Commanding officers may names were submitted by the mongering is a form of blaml.ng the innocent put in _for the road readers. The 503rd scored a clean : f show to v1s1t their Isolated outsweep for honors, for, in the for one s own troubles, and may lead to the bu1ldmg up o fits or when business starts to final selection, the board of false hopes or the tearing down of justified beliefs. get' slack, the. them-judges gave consideration to three The Rumor Clinic operated by selves take the mitlati_ve and plan General White Co_ mmends 911 th, 1018th on Record other names and promptly gave the War Orientation department cannot reveal military informa-a schedule of JCO.ad tnps. honorable mention to their send-' of A WUTC is kept busy replacing tion not allowed in news columns. COMPLETE UNITS ers, two other men of the 503rd. t N 11 lies with fac s. umerous ca s But if you hear a rumor which How do the y operate?. First, Two of the names, "JUST A d d th JERK" and "EEZA MASS,"_ were are receive at Y over etr troubles you, just call the Rumor they carry their stage and props submitted by Cpl. Sam A. An-phone, Extension 497, and the Clinic. They'll do their best to with them. Only recently was the d correct answers are given to these give you the straight facts. portable stage completed. It is In a letter written by Brig. Gen. -drews, 3rd Reportmg Co. an M t f th T D Wh't Ch' f f St ff "ODDBALL" was the suggestion queries. os o em are mmor hauled to -the scene of the pro-homas I e, Ie o a and oft-repeated rumors-such as So here we go: gram on a six by six truck, and Third Air Force, the 91lth and of Cpl. Edgar G Irvensen, Hq. "Is it true that all furloughs have RUMOR: A eorporal with I s then mounted on the truck bed. 1018th Quartermaster platoons of co., Reporting Bn. f th d d been frozen?"-but some o em air ambition is worried over a The stage backdrapes-and seen-Drew Field were commen e This week's cartoon, shown d t D 't are more serious in nature, an story that the 3rd_ ,Air Force ery, public .address system, spot-highly for their excellen vene-above, is self-explanatory. on anything done to quell these light and footlights can all be real disease record. be ll.ke "IGGY." Don't salute on ff t wt'll no longer accept At'r t b -reports will' aid in t he war e or installed in 30 minutes or less. From April, 1943, to Sep em er, the run. Slacken youl;' pace to c d t t h d quick time. first. RUMORS; ANSWERS a e s. A special gasoline-operated gen-1943 the two Negro pla oonsa FACT: Captain Hensch, Base erator, set up 150 feet from the a record free of any venereal ill-Kitchen 24 Wins Starting with this issue, The Schools office-r, states that this truck, furnishes th_ e juice for the ness. Said Brig. Gen. White: ECHOES will print, from time to p A system .and footlights; and the "Each member is commended for time, sOJ;n_ e of the rumors heard rumor is "100 per cent 'false." spotlight is run off the _truck this evidence of compliance-w.i th on the field, followed by the true In fact, he saiYs, the schoois' battery. prescribed Army standards of For the consecutive facts concerning the topics in office is -looking for additional conduct and physical fitness." week, Kitchen No. 24 has won the question. Jus't when and how l'k 1 d'd. t Thten comes hthed. Endorsements to the letter by; Best Kitchen flag. Mess officer is often this feature runs will de-1 e Y can 1 a es. men Under the S Ir':c110S11 0 Lt. Col. William H. Fillmore, Lt. Robert A. Wallis, and mess pend on the number and types of RUMOR. Imm edi'ately after Lt. C. K. Dietsc pecta erv-Off' d M d b th R ice officer, a talented staff Base Executive 1cer an a). sergeant is S/Sgt. Alexander rumors rece1ve Y e umor publication of the Moscow ConAlfred B. Stt'ckler, -Cornman_ ding T b 1 dishes up a batch of laughs and Pinchuck. Clime. he answers o v1ous Y ference declar;J,tion, story /5 Officer of the Camp DeSoto area, ---------...,------.:__-----------,...---=-started that Russia had declarec' music. T/4 Harry Johnson, T t Joe Kenealy and Pfc. Jules Get-congratulated the orgamza tons, Says...:. Tell Her She's Pretty Arid My, How Nice She Looks-But Don't Fill Her With Stuff l'aken From G.I. Books! her intention of joining the U. S. lin alternate in the emcee and and urged them to maintain and BFitain in the fight against comellY ro-les, and their straight their record. -' Japan. dialogue 'is sparkled with plen---------BETTER UNITY ty of ad Jibbing. Providing a Schreiber's Infant FACT: No such_ intention is musical oackground is Cpl. Alstated in the -Moscow declaration. len Conkling with his sweetBut there is an implication which and-hot guitar. And that ain't all. Guest' talent is plentiful, most political observers see, that h' f Russia will eventually participate atid may include anyt mg rom A seven-pound boy was born at Clearwater November 3 to .Lt. and Mrs. Morris Schreiber. The child has been named David. Lieutenant Schreiber is-in the A WUTC S-4 section. in the 1 oint effort of the Allies a volunteer novelty act by some GI to a South Sea Island dance to defeat imperialistic Japan. by a luscio,us female. This may mean "help short of war," similar to t _he help which En route to the scene of the world War II Vet the U: S. gave Britain in the show, some member of the cast is days prior to Pearl Harbor. apt to run into an act which can Gets Bonus at 19 be incorporated into the routine. CONCORD, N H (CN!:>)For instance, last Friday night, RUMOR: Inquiries have been made concerning the wearing of the field jacket on and off the post. The question which recurs is, "Can I CARRY my field jacket home from the post?" FACT: According to A WUTC Bulletin No. 173 field jackets may not be worn off the base under any circumstances, except when authorized for an assigned mission outside of the post, camp or station. This means that for most officers and enlisted men, field jackets will be worn on the base only. The jacket may not be worn on the way to work in the morning or on the way home in the evening, but it may _be carried to and from the post. To .check that rumor, call the Rumor. Clinic, Extension 497. Sgt. Johnson, on his way to help Nineteen-year-old Donald Elliot entertain some soldiers in one sec-of Plymouth, Mass., who served tion of Florida' s vast wilds, spot-18 months in the Army and was ted a girls' trio who called them-wounded at Guadalcanal has reselves the "Andrews Sisters of ceived New Hampshire' s first Tarpon Springs. A little begging World War II bonus. The state did the trick, and the girls ac-gave Elliot a check for $100, a companied the troupe and were bonus for which more than 200 one of the big hits on the eve-other World War II veterans al-ning' s program. ready have filed claims. REAL. VALUE So, you see, the show fills a big gap in the lonely soldier's entertainment. The purpose of the mobile stage is to reach those who have little outside entertainment, and the actors are on the job at least three nights a week, performing as willingly for a small detachment of 15 or 20 men as they would for an audience numbering in the hundreds. Hero"s Mother Joins SPARS WASHINGTON. James Munro, whose son Douglas lost his life protecting 500 Marines in a group of small boats on a Guadalcanal beach, is going to carry on for him in the Coast Guard. Recently she accepted a commission in the SPARS.


Cpl. Campbell Sg-t. Prince Mysterious WAC "' Picks Newcomer As BestDressed S/Sg-t. Claphan Lt. Jungermann Talks of England In Theater No. 3 Monday afternoon AWUTC officers heard an interesting talk by Lt. John J. Jungermimn, who has returned to this country after duty in England. Lieutenant Jungermann told of the operation of aircraft warning units in England, and gave some fnteresting comments on the reception of American military Better get "on the ball," you outfits wh. o have been personnel by the English, living conditions, and other timely turning in regular entrants in the well-dressed category. topics. There's a new bomb group in, and they're. out to make a ------name for themselves. With just one more "man of the week" to snag, the Mystery WAC began her prowl last Sunday. Craning her neck through the window of her car, she peered at a group of shining young men who were tramping the road. She looked eagerly from one clean-shaven face to the other. Suddenly she blinked. Metal shining, shoes glistening, Tech good m a g a z i n e articles and Sergeant Taylor Vangilder easily stor held the gaze of the WAC. When Ies. she crooked her finger and quer?. Serg-eant Prince says: "When ied,_ "Won't you go for a ride with you're an author, people rather me-to the photo lab?", Sgt. Van-' expect you to sport longhair gilder exhibited great sprinting and a lazy look. In the Army, prowess, too. and in civilian life, too, I found S96TH SPARKLES it didn't pay to look 'arty'. People take you for a g-oon, T/Sg-t. Vang-ilder Pfc. Hold Hartman of 314 Flashes Garters At WAC Mess By SGT. H. B. BURLESON SCOOl?! Sgt. Jack Hartman, Base Chaplain's assistant is now wearing garters. We are under the impression tha1 the reason is since he is now dining at the WAC Mess Hall he must be in style. Sgt. Charles Crain, Chaplain's assistant, was seen re cently being escorted by two WACs. The rumor has it tha1 he is quite popular at the Service Club, si.nce all who knoVIi him in that capacity are anxious to work in the club. Wha1 we can't understa-nd is why does he keep talking of "Rose,?" Having completed a successful furlough tour, Sgt. Red Carter is back on duty in the 314th Squad ron Post Office. When asked if a good time was had by all, his reply was: "Everything went OK until I left my foot sticking out from under the car too long and it was sunburned." SECRET NOW OUT Byrne g-ets his intended furIough next weelt. :t;..ots of luck, Joe, we know you will have a g-ood time. "My outfit?" he said. "The 396th when you don't look as smart Bomb Group, of course. Us guys k 11 Now it can be told! Sgt. Mar-Wonder how Recruit Stothart likes his basic training. Take it easy, Rookie, we all had a crack at it. Just keep in step, old boy, and you'll march to Tokio and Berlin. just breezed into Drew the other as you now you rea Y vin M. Manheimer and Flora M. day. I'm in the 594th Squadron, Pfc. Russ Hold, Regimental Sager (WAC) were married on myself. Headquarters, 50lst SAW Batta-July 27, in St. Petersburg. When The prophecy of trays for the TIRAYS COMING "We've learned to watch lion. looked very pleased when. marriage 'is such a: great institu-314th Mess Hall is al.niost a fact appearance, even when we're the WAC that he tion, we are wondering why this now. The details are that 250 traveling in hot stuffy trains. I one of her men of the week. MORALE IS HIGH at the marriage has been kept under the trays are now available for. issue, never miss a or a shine. No"Gosh," he exclaimed, "Won't WUTC Ad ff hat. but will not be given to.the men body's ever going to decide there my giFl be proud of me now! A jutant s 0 ice, Corporal Markiewicz and Cpl. until such time as enough are bums in my outfit, just be-I've always tried to look neat, but and one big reason is the Chihutsky looked very happy for all the men will be sent to cause I got a little lazy." I didn't guess anybody else ever presence of Beverly Shapiro, upon their return from fur-us from Atlanta. That, we are The tall, good-looking-sernoticed it." charming stenographer. at Iough. (Are we kidding-?) told, will not be too far away. Hold was a student at the Uni-h ff 8 1 Wonder if their thoug-hts are Sergeant Mackey of the Is from River versity of Washington when the t at 0 ice. every, a. pmstill on AR 340-15 with all its hall is back with the old gang Michigan Be wears the Dis-war suddenly changed his plans. up gal in -any guy's league, 12 changes? again after spending some timE Flying Cross, and ___ ______________ __ the Air MedalWith the cluster, which he received a.S a result p k R d 3d FC J k t ran everse on 0 eS er combat flyiJig. Sg-t. Vang-ilder's wife, who keeps up the tradi--By SGT. ALVIN M. AMSTER to his baby-kissing (babe kissing, Hq. stenos. This time it's for tion by working for the A. C. too.) At a dance the other night, Mrs. Klein and Mrs. Burkette Spark Plug Company, is now Many at Third FC have been the victims of SjSgt. he held a married woman's baby in A-2, and Mrs. Rodman at busily eogag'ed in turning-out George Jones' jokes. But, -when the shoe is on the other so a voter could dance with her. Signal. Stick around for a lit-airplane parts. foot it hurts no Gus? On his furlough, Pfc. Al tie while, ii.rls. The Headquarters and Head-T f' a' Bahan and his old Oklahoma Chuck Levy swears by the Gl quarters Squadron of the Third o IX eorge s wagon, headquarters heads (officers, heartbeat said, "We do. But his Laundry. Three weeks ago one Air Force stepped up with two too) got together. First an "official" message clicked out. pals, Tucker, King, ;md. bundle was lost on him. Twc well-groomed winners this week. A certain "hot" organization req e t d th f th Jones were kept busy, durmg his weeks ago another bundle failed Both Line Mechanic Cpl. Russell u s e e services 0 e absence. to return. Surprise, last week Campbell and Radio Operator Immortal sergeant. Once again rejoining the out-his bundle did come back. S/Sgt. Lester Claphan have their To. II_lake it even more This _writer, an e:cperienced fit are Set. Kallinich and Pvt. Seems the Burma Road gan@ troubles, trying to keep their an .hitch still notices _many Whobrey, recent grads of Non-insists that Cahill's name join the fatigues with a semblance of was circulated. Meanwhile cars leavmg the Base these eve-com's P. T. School at Miami others neatness But it doesn't keep them Jonesy was "sweating bullets" nings with seating space for at Beach. T hi lk' It 1 st t GI A d th t Too bad we can't repeat somE from shining those shoes every awai mg s wa mg papers. ea one or wo s. n a Conforming to the current of those dillies that Lt. :Sohanno11 day, and you'll never catch them was only then that he :was let in new road behind is songhit is, Capt. Erickson's got off at. those recent lectures without a haircut. on the secret. a dandy place to catch lifts. classic remark, "Lay that paper Campbell(' who first sa'Y day_FINALLY TOLD When will the bull gang fill in down, boy, lay that paper MINE BOY l light in Kansas City, Missoun, B t t th S/S t B b p ..: those excavated walks between down." Tragedy in the bay. st was an electrician and lineman u JUS en h' g 0 d ahr barracks? Somebody's gonna Message Center's croonin' goon Dubowski, i_n a h_u_rry to make, u .bef ore Uncle Sam made him a sons was IS cue. an e break his neck in those ditches f if 't' carne dashmg out of h1s .office one of these dark nights is Pfc. Vincent "Wrong Way" 7:30 ormation, d1ved out of bed Hi;; w e, wru _mg pa-with a telephone message. A call' Corrigan, one of the new boys. at 7:25, grabbed his towel tientl back m CitY,, says had just been received from Latest off-the-post-man IS Pfc. And with all those. new men at soap and started for the latrme he looks m_ hiS uniform "higher authorities" requesting Mendoza. Mrs. M. and Headquarters how about tipping But when his toe caught on than he did m h1s best zoot-the availability of one, S /Sgt. l,O-month-old youngster this writer off to some juicy mor-edge of Joe Hresko's locker, Mme suit. Georg. e Jones. Say, Gus, are you )omed him last week. sels?_ B_oy Stenley looped through thE RADIO OPERATOR breathing at your normal respiraWarning-: Daily onion eaters Nel Lightsey and Driscoll still air and landed on the floor, fac;e A k of all trades before he tion rate? at noon chow: Bobie, Harding insist that 60 plus 40 plus 20 down. Anyway he caught hu 1ac ff' S/S t and Hartes. total 100 That' s just about their soap. Result: no broken neck. began o 1cers, g_ Belated speed. hut a couple of badly banged UIJ Claphan 1s one ? the Third Air to_ Asst. Officer, Ben S. T/Sg-t. Dick Wahl's latest toes that put him on sick call. Force' s crack radio operators Gilmer who 1s now wearing Lt. crush is the WAC Pfc. whose FESH FRISH The engaging red headed lad 1s Colonel's leaves ... to John one bong-ed-up arm rests in a Sergeant Herm Cohn is becom from Columbus, Ohio. His wife, Hrycewicz who celebrated his sling-. Dick was seen escortinging a regular deep sea fisherman. who keeps the home fires burning second weddinganniversary her to the GI show. While she Last Sunday was his third trip on in Tampa, thinks he's equally last week ... and to all the boys held her purse with her g-ood the briny deep off St. Pete this smooth in civvies or uniform. who finish one year in the arm, Dick fished around inside season. Flashing a smile, along his service this month. for the price of two admissions. That fancy, new Headquarters pass, was Sgt. Douglas Pnnce, Recent visitors w. o (That's the story we heard from bulletin board is Sgts. Myers' and when the photographer caught George Owens .from Gunnery two authentic sources). Resch's work. It's Sgt. Guidry' s him. He is a member of the_519th School at Ft. Myers ... and SGT. Do your Christmas shopping job to keep board up-to-date, Bomb Squadron, 408th Fighter Sam Siskind, with aerial gun-early. And the Post Office is newsy, and with cartoons. Bomber Group. ner's wings, just pal!sing through. recommending early Christmas Olonzo Proffitt is bucking, Formerly a '!'faSSf-1More future flyers. Goodby mailing. Dorwart is doing his but really. S/Sg-t. Mal Holden, chusetts, offices chief and good luck to Sgt: Bob Shoff part in getting the office gang out for. exercise, put his dust-clerk, Sgt._ has noy.' ex-and Cpl. Loyd Wright, who left on-the-ball with those cards. beg-rimed shoes under Prof's bed changed h1s JOb for one m the for their basic flying training while he showered. Upon re-intelligence department of his Sunday ... Pfc. Leroy Nolan MAYOR WAH WAll turning-, Mal found them, dissquadron. He still finds time to joined Sgts. Earl Duncan and Rod .Sulphur Springs newly elected teningand all laced up. Whom engage in his bread-winning hob-Munroe over at the 314th. waiting "mayor" Pvt. Vine "Wah Wah" do You think did the job? by, that of author of many very for their traveling orders. Celaberdo attributes his success A joint welcome to the new Wanna buy a g-ood car? See Sg-t. Meekins in A-3. A bar g-ain, he says, Recent grads of the Dehydrated Foods School for Cooks at Ft. Bragg, were Cpl. Bob Smith and Pfc. Aaron South ard. Ken Lindblom rates the title of "Asst. Coffee Carryer for A 3." Joe Driscoll must think circulatingthat Court Martial order amonghis A-1 charges will nip insubordination by coercive psycholog-y (them's bic' words). Don't forget the juicy morsels on our new men.


DREW FIELD ECHOES, NOVEMBER 11, 1943 PAGE THIRTEEN DREW FIELD ECHOES CLASSIFIED ADS GET RES'-'LTS LOST AND FOUND LOST-One buff-colored suitcase, containing most of one poor GI's wardrobe. Lost the very day he departe d for Aviation Cadet. Clothing ismarked with T/5 chevrons and serial number S-6842. Contact Sgt. Holliday, Ph. 603, or come to 314th Orderly Room, 6th and A. LOST-Brown wallet filled with papers, etc., which means a lot to me. Pay-day is still a long way away, and my credit is running out. Name on papers is Pfc. George Hand. Finder please call Drew Field Echoej;;. Ph. 287. GOLD identification bracelet, brand new. No name on .it as yet. Must have it. because it means a very great deal to me. Finder please contact Sgt. Jeanne Cottrell, Base Photo Lab, Ph. 539. FOUND-Good fountain pen with name engraved. Loser may have same by presenting his dog tags and telling me his name. and what .kind of a pen it is. Pfc. John McCormick, 2nd ReCo., 576th SAW. containing papers and iden tification I must have. If found. please .notify 1st Lt. William M Chambers, MC. 501st SAW, at once. LOST -Service gas mask plainly marked "Alverson, 34339458." If found please phone Sgt. Alverson, Ext. 337 LOST-Ronson cigarette lighter with "EVE" engravoo on side. Because of sentiment attached, will pay $10 reward for return to Manager at Post Exchange Wrapping Center located on "B" Avenue (S) between 5th and 6th Streets. LOST Gruen watch with initials "W.H.Z." engraved on back. If you find my wonderful little gold job, you'll get a pretty penny by way of LOST-A brown envelope containing reward. William H. Zimmer, 714th kodak snapshots take n in .st. Pete SAW. last Sunday. Los t either in Service PVT. KESSLER-You can have that Club or on way to East Gate. REdate now! 0111 at Base Theater, NumWARD. Pfc. Orland Shefveland, 737th OUTPUT' transformer P.P. 25,000 ber 4, with proper identification, of SAW Co. OHMS; plate to plate .to 3 5 OHMS course. and pick up your billfold. -----------------. Stancore. $1.00 new 1E7G tube; new with money and important papers. LOST-Brown leather billfold, some-$2 00 See J V Ha Ian Sgt 765th Ask. for the operator. 1_S_A_ w__c_o_. __ __ ___ r __ ___ __ ADDRESS BOOK lost in area of 3rd tains nioney and papers of great value. A GOOD set of wedding rings almost Reporting Co.. 501st. E 1st and J, Name engraved inside. Pvt. Lester W. brand new. Price $40 cash. Call after about October 25th. REWARD to the Fix, Company B 1st SAW Tng. Bn. 7 p.m. Pic. 0huck Messies. Med. Det. lucky guy who finds -it. Contact Pfc. .. Dept .. Bks. D-2 Francis L. Geddes, 3rd Reporting Co.. FOUND-Wneel, Ure and tube at First 501st. St. and B Ave Owner may recover i938 DODGE; four-door sedan. Philco same by' identifying at MP Hqs. radio, heater, good tires; darned good A BLACK :eathet wallet lost in the 8th and E Sts. mechanical condition. Call 259 until 53rd Bomb. Sq. area. Not concerned 1700 EWT. After that. give a buzz to with money contained -but papers and L OST-Wallet containing valuable paH-33004. wallet are of great personal impor-tance. Finder please return. Pfc. Rob-pers and identification. William M 1937 DODGE coupe. New paint job and ert J Fluche, 53rd Bomb. Sq., Drew Chambers, 1st Lt., M. C. 501st SAW. tires O K Super-special running conF'c-ld. LOST-Prescription sun glasses. lost on dition. See Lt. Richardson, Building Serviceman's Manual. Dr:w Field. Address on. case, E 59th 24. at East 1st and NAve or call Name of Werner Stolp. Rt. 1, Decatur, Street. New York City. It found. please ampa H-24144. Ind. Name of outfit not given in J 1941 STUDEBAKER, two-door sedan. St!! and B. Good addresses are included. Don't ILOS--T-,-.n-T_h_ea-te_r_N_o_. -3 : -W-al-le_t_c_o_n-Phone M ;Sgt. Haga 53rd Bomb Squad-b'l:i':: f7ttst taining money and valuable papers. ron, T e l. 450. Tampa, 'Fla. Finder please return to Pfc. Frank COMPLETE matched set of Hagen Ortiz. Company D. 563d Sig. AW golf clubs. This set is brand new. rF you're missing a pair of trousers Battalion. REWARD. and has never been whisked at a ball. which you left in Chaplain Law-N t all I h d 1 renee's car when he drove you from WOUD to find soldier whose ior par1i>'k a wfJ'.0 Drew to Tampa in the latter part of clothing is stamped "B-1282." He left Louis Marvin, AWUTC .Hqs .. Provost Marshal section. lain Lawrence, Ph. 672. moria!. Thursday. October 7th. Mrs. 1939 CHRYSLER sedan. Good tires. LOST--one hub-cap from 1939 StudeA. D Mountain. 489 11th Ave., St. excellent mechanical condition. Call baker automobile. Priorities and metal Pete. Sergeant Gatten. Phone 807 shortages make this item hard to reLOST--()ne silver identification braceSMALL sailboat. complete. A bargain! place. Will finder please notify Lt. let inscribed John Hadley Shelton. If May be seen by appointment. Maj. W. E. Smith at 746th Sig. A W Co.? found please return to Pfc. Shelton, .Lynch, Station Hospital, Ext. 703. STERING silver identification bracelet. Headquarters &,, Headquarters .Sqdn. 1937 PONTIAC four-door sedan. Perlost between P.X. No. 1 & 8th St. En-III FTR Command. feet motor, good tires. new paint job, graved '"George G. Johnson." If found. all added accessories. Swell car for pliz return to the Special Service OfIF THE soldier from Oakland. Cali-some lucky guy. Can be seen at 1217 fice, before my girl friend finds out fornia, who left his swim trunks in Tampa Bay Blvd., after 5:30 p m I've lost it. the automobile of the woman who Pfc. A A. DeFelice (or inquire 408th gave him a lift from Clearwater to motor pool garage). LOST in 740th SAW Co .. Bradenton, Tampa October 11th. will call Mrs.r-=::;::====:i:=========== Camp Weatherford, black billfold with Alice .Yirella, 2713 Morgan St.. he'll r pictures (ahh!) and papers. F inder get them back. (my fingers are crossed). please reHELP WANTED turn to Pvt. Erwin Molthen. 566th LOST-Three flat keys in brown zip SAW. 4th and L. Lost around Sepper case. Am tired of sleeping on tember 20th. Tampa park bench. If you find 'em. BARRACKS bag lost. Serial No. phone Lt. Mashamkin. Ext. 436. 32886147 name Benjamin Negrin. If LOST-Barracks bag in area between contact Base Dental 2nd & 3rd on "H" Ave. T / 5 Carl Weise, Hqs. & Pl. Co. 564th SAW Bn. WILL the lieutenant who found a GI ,. raincoat i n his car after giving lift to WILL person who found yellow leather five soldiers Friday evening, Sept. 17 portfolio in Service Club Monday please phone T/5 Lawrence Santillo, night please return to Hostess Office. Ph. 436. Vault Section, AWUTC Hqs. Pvt. Rbt. J Minchew. 571st Sig. A.W. Coat can be identified by serial No. Bn. Co. "C. 0824 in collar. FOR SALE WANT to make your Christmas spend ing money? ou can do it, quickly and easily, if you're a projectionist. cashier. ticket"taker. or janitor. Offduty work. Lt. May; Theatre No. 3 is the guy to see. GIVE AWAY ANY old radios around you're not using? .Leaving the field, and don't want to dr.ag. them along? The 2nd Trng. Battalion will accept laud speakers. chassis. and any other parts you can spare Radio classes learn by reassembling. Contact Lt. Adams, Ph. 326 WANTED TO BUY PORTABLE typewriter in good condition. Popular make. Will pay $15 1 for it, if I happen to. have it when you come around. Contact Pvt. E l Genius Tschaikowsky Gulick, Ph. 258. WANTED-Solid. jerk who can jot jive. Have some 8-beat stuff which needs the reed. Communicate with stonewall" Jackson K Stewart, Hq_ Co., 1st SAW Tng. Bn .. Drew. CAR WANTED-Will pay CASH for a good used model. Call Lt. Linder, Ph. 530, Base Ordnance Office. WANTED-Washing machin.e. Would like to swish through these WAC washings of ours. Am prepared to pay whatever you ask, for a washing machine in ,:ood order. Cpl. Molly Adams, WAC, Ph. 218. WIRE or wooden hangers, at almost any price. This is really an emergency; three shirts on each hanger is a little too "heavy. Call Pfc. Zika. WAC, at Ph. 231. WOULD like to chug along the roads in my own li(tle auto. Would you like to sell one? If so call or write Lt. Arthur Sette!, Base Intelligence Section, Sarasota Army Air Base. Sarasota. Telephone 2531, ext. 202. PIANO accordion in good condition. Write me size, make and price. Pvt. E. Gerard, 720th SAW. SMALL suitcase or traveling bag, suit able for furlough. Send card or call on Pfc. Richard Adams. Ward B-19, Sta tion Hospital. OFFICER'S dress overcoat. size about 37 Will pay reasonable price. Contact Lt. Bradlin. Hq. Co. 503d SA WR. Phone 575 USED ''Ta.vlor" "tot" or "baby stroller." Call Clearwater 6630 or see Lt. Dively. Co. B 553rd S.A.. W. Bn.. at Largo. ARGUS c-3 camera, or a comparable camera. for a sensible price. If you need cash and not a camera. call 2!17 and let's dicker. UP TO $100 cash for good or '"Gibson" guitar. Call "'Mack," Ext. 459 or S tSgt. McLaughlin. Hq. Co 5th SAW Trn. Bn. Kitchen No. 29. Bid. No. TRANSPORTATION CAN ACCOMMODATE one steady rider to and from Drew Field and Clearwater. 'br Clearwater Beach, be.tween the hours of 8:00 a.m. and leave Field at 5:00 p.m. For "details c:all Cpl. A. i:.o Grasso. Tel. 868 ARE you leaving for Texas around the sixteenth of December? My wife and I will share expenses and relieve at the wheel, if you'd like driving companions. 1st Sgt. Wilie Dunken, 503rd SAW Regt. WANNA go to Delaware November llith? I'll be off with a flash in my auto that day. If you'd like to share my car and my expenses. call Mary Jane Sloane. at 207% So. Delaware, Tampa. WANT to join car pool. From "Lynwood" section of Tampa to Base daily. Ph. 7:!0 Capt. Abraha m WANTED-To pool cars St. Pete to Drew, hours seven a.m. to six p.m. Call St. Pete 58-754. Pfc. R. A. Young, 766th SAW Co. WANTED-Four more officers. living in the vicinity of Ballast Point Sec tion, near the Yacht Club. Tampa, who would like to share in a car pool. Please call Lt. James D. Dunsmore, Ph 275. WANTED-Pictures or snapshots of Drew Field WACs when still civilians. Have good personal reaso n for want ing same. Will explain reason when you contact me. WANTED-Partner in Jewish delicatessen. located in or near Tampa. I am willing to go share and share alike on initial expenses. Have desirable site in mind. Contact immediately. Max Gordon. Staff Sergeant. 53rd Bomb. Squadron. MENDING is no problem for }'OU guys without wives, if you'll shove your troubles off on the officers' wives. Each Tuesday before ten. at Chapel No. 1, those lovely ladies will collect your sewing, and return it to you in tip-top shape. PARENTS or visiting sweeties spend a pleasant three days at the guest h cuse. Comfort is our wa:tclt-word. and they'll enjoy a visit on the field. Con tact Miss Nicks or Miss Leland. the Enlisted Men's Service Club. Ph. 897, to make reservations. PERSONALS ====.,-:::--=====---::::----:=:---:-THE golf course is for every man on CORPORAL CHANUS. Base Photo this post. Its welfare is your busi-Lab. pleru;e get back on the ball. We n el's. Heir t o keep it in shape and love your wife. but the honeymoon get your exercise at the same time. is over. Go back to work. and wipe Cut a row, then swing a club. Lt. that gleam out of your eyes. The Metcalf. Ph. 258, is the man who photo lab staff. knows the ropes. PFC. GEORGE HAND, you won' t get your wallet back, even if someone finds it, unless you t ell u s where w.e can reach you. Neither Third Air Force Machine Records Unit, Base .Locator Files. nor SAW files have any record of you. L e t us hear from you. and then you'll hear from us if we hear from anyone else. Ph. 287. Bunnie. T-5 WOULD like to meet good looking. w ell-built woman from. Middle West. Civilian or G. I Preceding par ticulars not essential. Please contact Cpl. Henry F Sander. 756th SAW Co. SGT. E. A. PICKETT. 588th SAW Bn.: Sorry I had to leave town without seeing you first. Will writ e you as soon as I can. Ethel. FOR RENT DOES anybody know of an nished, three-bedroom h ouse JUSt waiting to be rented? If you do know of one or have one, or hear of one. phone Captain Van 'Sistine at 810 right away. HOUSE WANTED-Will any officer vacating a house in Clearwater or Clearwater Beach, with at least two bedrooms. advise Maior Strickler. Ph. 435 TWO rooms. completely private. onehalt block from Clearwate r beach. Large comfortable home. Inquire Lt. Hutner_ Ph. 4.30 (Drew Field). WILL person who lost pistol belt and canteen cover with name starting with M ---, lost on' bus stop at 1st and N, please see T/5 Friedman. 766tb W Co. Ph. 596 AMERICAN Kennel Club registered Cocker Spaniel puppies. Sweetest mascots you e v e r saw, and grand gift for that little wife who sits home waiting for you. Call Warrant Officer J. W. Lie n. 1219 South How ard, T ampa. Ph. H-3668. CLIP AND SEND TO DREW FIELD E<;HOES OFFICE -A silver cigarette lighter. aring an engraved name. (But we in't a-gonna tell what name it is:) If you've lost it. and can't go on without it. tell your troubles to Chap lain Trenery, Chapel No. 8. and .he'll produce the lighter. \ 1.. Wh7 Corporal, I just met :r-! 1936 BUICK coupe excellent condition. five excellent tires with safety tubes. 34.000 original mileage. Price $800. Can be seen at 5704 Miami Ave. Ph. fi-2747. Pvt. Donald Craver. 5th Tngb. Co. D 1937 BUICK 4-door sedan. good condition. tires fair. radio. Just the car f m a big operator. only. $425 Call Sgt. Meekins. Ext. 336 or see after 1700 at 5 210 % Suwannee Ave. TRAIN ticket from Newark, New Jersey to Tampa on Silver Meteor. Reasonable r ates to deserving guy. Con tact Pfc. Parnes. B ase Property Of fice. Ph. 528 or 529. WOULD like to sell a portable Royale typewrite r complete with case. 1st class condition. Carvie W Mills, Hg. Hq. Co.. 5th Tng. Bn. MOTOROLA car radio. practically new. Custom built for CHRYSLER product. 0111 Lt. H enderson, 840 ext. 53 David D. Henderson, 1st Lt. C E., 1373rd Eng. Avn. Battalion. '36 FORD phaeton in darn good working order. New mot-or and Dew tires, and just $385 Call Lt. Gordon. Ph. 336 GOOD E:ngagement ring. size 6. Almost new. Price cash. I pave a. good personal reason for parting with the ring, but I ain't a-gonna tell yow what it is. Cali or write me at Hotel Calhoun. 27-372. Bradenton, Florida. FREE WANT AD FOR DREW FIELD MILITARY PERSONNEL IN DREW FIELD ECHOES BASE SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICE, 8th & "B" Ad Classification ........................... Classifications e FOR SALE e WANTED TO BUY e SWAPS e TRANSPORTATION e G'IVE-A WAYS e LOST AND FOUND e MISCELLANEOUS e FOR RENT e PERSONALS e HELP WANTED . . .................................................. . . ........................ Nome : Org. ............................ after 5:30. Pfc. Martin A Smith, 571st S:AW Bn .. Company B.


DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDA"f, NOVEMBER 11, 1943 HALFBACK BARAN,. one of Drew Field's stars in last week's l 0-to-0 victory over the Davis Island Coas' t Guard, is seen above being tackled by Coast Guard center, after go ining l 0 yards in an off-tackle dash. The ball carrier is ing a dark uniform, and Coast Guard players seen ready to c;:i nch the tackle ar-e Meador, Orlando and Trela. / 314 Gridmen Take lead In Base league By SGT. JOE RARUS The A team of the 314th BH and AB Squadron rang up a 6-0 victory over the 903d QM to grab undisputed possession of first place in the Base Touch Football League this week. A squad comprised of aviatior cadets of the 314th inherited thi won two, lost none standing o : the 408th Borrib Group anc .. promptly messed it up by dropping an 8-7 tussel to the Quartermasters. EY.EN FOR WEEK Gridmen Rest After Davis Win: Splitting even in the past week's games, the touch football team of the Hq. and Hq. Squadron, Third Fighter Command, dropped a close encounter to the 314th "B"..'team in a Base League scrap, 13-12, and came back to trounce a team composed of officers of the D ft e k c R e Third Fighter Command to the rew rigS In_rew lp S -night-league contest the Third Fighters Tampa Play a quick touchdown in' the first half. A series of short complet-D .avls G -uard E Ieven, 10-. 0 : At present writing, efforts to ed passes set-the ball up on the secure a game for the Drew Field 314th three-yard line, from Signal Corps football team this The Drew Field Signalmen entered the ranks of the natioii"s unbeater{, :untied where Selbey tossed to Sartain, week have been unsuccessful. An and unscored upon football team with a 10 to 0 triumph ove. r the Davis Islan

DREW FIELD E CHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMB'IR 11, 1943 PAGE FIFTEEN Female Yoga Picks Top Teams YOGA'S FEMALE INSTINCT PREDICTS THESE: Ten football Games Listed In Contest A CINCH FOR NAVY OVER COLUMBIA: Basketball Tilt Lost by DeSoto Men to MacDill By Cpl. FREDERICK F. VIS The Camp DeSoto Basketball Team played the MacDill Field team last Wednesday, and lost. It was the first practice game of the season, and we were not at G-REEN BAY PACKERS WILL WIN ON A STICK PACKERS 32 CA-RDS 13 903d Grid .Team Whips Cadets In Hard Fought Tilt fuU strength.: By CPL. A. ALLAN HARLAN We were beaten by a good The 903d footballers won their initial victory last team, much better than we ex-Wednesday nigh when t _hey defeated the Cadets, 8 to 7. pected. They had several very Yogo, that flopperoo of football prognosticators who was supposed to save the day when Yogi took a nose dive for the ECHOES, is fired with this issue, without severance pay and with outright loss of all seniority. The big dope, who arrived .. at his football score predictions by dividing the number of mess kits on the field by the trifling number of motorists who give soldiers lifts, lost four games last week. No. sports department can tolerate a seer like that. YOGA IS OCCULT Golf Tourney Is Postponed Because of the shift of personnel, competition for the Drew Field golf championship has been postponed. Several golfers who turned in medal scores for the opening qualifying round have been transferred. Lt. Charles Lyons, Base physical training offic.er, said the tourney will be resumed shortly. Men newly arrived on the field will be given the opportunity to enter. Yoga has condescended to come out. of retirement, after much pleading by the ECHOES editorial staff, and to use her occult powers to forecast this week's scores: But we're no dopes, either. Yoga is strictly on a trial basis. She's got to make good this week or. she will be tossed out on her can,too. Coming out of her wor'ld famous trance, Yoga has come up with these predictions for this week-end' s pigskin contests: Notre Dame will whip Northwestern to the -tune of 28-7. California will score a. 13-7 triumph over-UCLA, while Dartmouth will lick Cornell, 20 to 7. Y o g a s other predictions: good players, and there wasn't a Some new faces were seen in the line-up. Among them slouch on the team. -It was a were "Scat Back" Ferrell and "Block Buster" Stricker. ,_ ____ ...;_ _______ __.! very exciting game, and Cpl. Mar-748th H Duke, 20, Jacksonville Air Base, 6; Georgia Tech, 13, Tulane, 6; Penn, 26, North Carolina, 7; Yale, 7, Princeton, 6; Navy, 27, Columbia, 0; Georgia, 20, VMI, 6; Green Bay,. 32, Chicago Cards, 13. tin, of our team, was the star The Cadets scored in the first quarter when they inter-00psters and high scorer of the evening. cepted a 903d .pass. They also made the point after touch He topped the rest with 33 down. The 903d didn't score until the last quarter. W1n 38-26 Over points. Martin, a former player at Lincoln High, in Pennsylvania, Niedbalski passed to 570th 8 k was fighting all the way. "Glue-Fingered" Kissenger for a aS eteerS score. The scrappy team then USE OWN JUDGMENT Well, after several more days scored the point after. Regula of team practice, we should be tion time ran out and each team ready to start the season. I and was given four downs to see who the rest of the tea_m .have agreed could make the most yardage, the that we should :wm all the rest. wimier hinging on that fact. Do you agree w1th me? Sergeant Harry Eli, and Cpl. FIVE AND NONE .White, have returned from the The 903d made five yards and Physical Training school at Miami stopped the Cadets cold on their Beach, Florida. They seem to be four tries, playing great defenin the pirik :af health, and they sive football. The stars were stated that even though the Kissenger, Niedbalski, Meltzer course was tough they really liked and Bowie. Pfc. Ed Donahue-is the school. our sports reporter. Sergeant Eli, is our basketball That lieutenant you see walkCOfl.Ch, and he will probably get ing around the QM salvage of us on the ball. Sunday, the 916 QM Platoon, went on the L"ange, and they were lousy. We :have never seen scores so 'low, since we have been in the Army. I do not see how they managed to get so many low scores. They had enough train 1i to enable them to make at 11}1; a hundred. Out of 60 men, (fy three milde over 100 I hope ... d.t they will get on the ball and uphold the 'reputation of the fighting Quartermasters. fice with a "Stockish" look is the proud daddy of a bouncimg baby girl, born Oct. 27 at St. Joseph's hospital, Tampa. The day before the "blessed event" Lt. Kiernan looked as if he were walking on eggs. The name of the baby is Patricia Elizabeth Happily, J. F. survived the ordeal and is pleased to say that wife and child are coming along fine. (Pvt. Paul Hennessy, reporter.) THE WAR D EPARTMENT has an nounced that Lt. Thomas Harmon (above) former All -American football player, is missing after an aerial action over China. He was reported lost once before this year when he bailed out into the Dutch Guiana jungle. (International) By PVT. G. A. OSCHMAN, JR. November and you guys playing basketball? Sure, I know, that's the question you're going to ask with a sarcastic twang to it, but, the G.L's that are. tossing basketballs each evening in the company areas got together the other evening and in what is believed to be th: opening Rec Hall competitive cage game of the forthcoming season, 748th Sig A W Co. defeated the 570th SAW 38-,26. Fast and keenly contested, the game really got the two 2nd Trng Bn teams off to an early schedule. The 748th tucked the game into the victory barracks bag in the second half after holding but a scant two point. margin over the 570th quintet at half time, score, 16-14. Of course, soldiers who enter the ECHOES contest in the hope .of winning a free carton of cigarettes may predict their own scores If Yogi and Yogo had .been guessing for free smokes, they wouldn't have had a cigarette between them since the start of the season. Lastweek's winners of free cartons of smokes were: Lt. Joe Ryder, 588th SAW; Sgt. Edgar S. Anderson, Hqs. and Hqs. Company, 588th SAW; Cpl. Earl W. Malcolm, 314th BH and AB Squadron; Pfc. Lonnie Ayres, Company C, 1st Training Battalion; Cpl. Julia Taylor, WAC Detachment; Pvt. T. L. Shriner, Signal Hqs. Company, Third Fighter Command; Pvt. Joseph Byrne, Company D, 1st SAW; M/Sgt. Frank Zarrus, 714th SAW, and Ed Wisniewski, Com pany C, 564th SAW; and Sgt Richard Konovakofski, 588th SAW. 748th started fast in the opening period, tossing six points before the 570th got the range. Siz zling hook shots by Wazniak put the 570th back in the ball game from where on it was nip and Every week the ECHOES gives tuck right up to half time. away 10 cartons of cigarettes to The end of the third period and those who predict the nearest the fourth quarter saw the 748th scores in games selected .by the outfit pull out in front. ECHOES sports staff. Corporal Sol Schecter, playing Fill in the coupon below and coach of the 748th, paced the win-send it to the ECHOES. All enners' scoring with 18 points. tries must be postmarked not later 584th Downs Training Team Once again groans and shudders coming from the realm of exercises are heard throughout the 903d. Seems that the boys are having a terrible time controlling their muscles and getting into condition to "take it." However, it is worth noting that things can't be too bad because no one's died yet. ---------------1 than 2 p.m. Saturday. ..;j Not satisfied with one victory when the enlisted men of the 584th beat the 4th Training intellectually in the Sergeant Quiz Show, the officers of the 584th added salt to the wounds of the 4th Training officers by winning SAFE AND HAPPY the softball game 11-6. Previous Several claim to have suffered to this, the 4th Training Officers anything from apoplexy to a team has been known. as the broken back but all manage .. to Terrific Ten. at least crawl back to the bunks After consulting the score we th wonder if a mistake has been on eir own power. It'll be interesting to see how much immade in the naming of the team, provement we've made, say withor is the mistake one of spelling? in two weeks. The winning battery was 2nd Lt. Shae and 1st Lt. Burke. The T/4 William Ferrell, T/5 high point of.the game was when Thomas Hollingsworth, Pfc. Lt. Burke hit a long fly ball to Sam Heater and Pfc. Elwood left. field for a home run, with Sawyer are the efficent oper a man on first and a man on ators of the main gas station third. down by the hangar. Not only do they fill GI tanks, but seem to do occasional conversing with GI female drivers. Says Sam Heater, "It's a grand way to get acquainted." Four QM men went into the hospital recently. Make an effort to get over to see them. They are T/3 Thomas F. Barnado, Pvts. Dorninek Evangelista, Garold Ormiston and Frank Stieve. It's good to see Pfc. Earl Woods, Pvt. Norman Seith and Cpl. Harold Hesslop back on field onc.e more. These soldiers have just returned from furloughs, so will members of the Cheer Guild please get busy. You see, Hesslop was disappointed in love, Woods misses "home cookin' and Seith won't talk! Moral: Every furlough has its disadvantages. man 4 Whitne y 2. Proket_2. Schilli!ll': 2. To Contest Editor, Drew Field 570th SAW (26)-Wazmak 6. K1rsch ECHOES Base Special Service 6. Pre m e r 4. Ambrose 2 DeMon.1a 2 Straus 4 D empsey 2 Office, Drew Field, Tampa, Fla. Hq. and Here are my predictions for this week's games: British General Escapes From Nazis LONDON.-(CNS)-Maj. Gen. H. B Klopper, British commander at Tobruk who was captured when that city fell to Marshal Erwin Rommel's forces in June 1942, has escaped and reached the Allied lines in Italy it was revealed here. General Klopper, held a prisoner at Salmona, 75 miles from Rome, escaped shortly after the Allies landed in Italy. He treked 150 miles through enemy territory before reaching an Allied outpost. Calif. ........ UCLA .. Cornell ........ Dartmouth Duke ... ...... Jax Air Base .. Ga. Tech ..... Tulane Penn. . N. Carolina ... Princeton ..... Yale .... Navy ... ....... Columbia ..... VMI .......... Georgia ....... Chicago Cards. Green Bay .... Notre Dame. Northwestern My name is ............. ... My address is ............... If I win I want a carton ........


PAGE SIXTEEN DREW ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1943 DEATH FAILS TO HALT F IGHT AGAINST FOE SUR_ROUNDED BY THE BLANKET-COVERED BODIES of their shipmates, helmeted crewmen of the U.S. light Savannah stick to posts while t_he ship is attacked by enemy bombers off Salerno, Italy. Despite the dama_ge, the cruiser contmued to effectively bomb the enemy's shore installations to prepare the way for the landmg of troops. U. S.-Navy photc>. (International Soundphoto) WAR IN PICTURES NAVY SALVAGERS SOLVING JIGSAW PUZZLE WRECK fHIS collection of steel is what remained of the fotward gun turret of an American cruiser after 1t had been hit by a huge enemy bomb in battle action. To the layman it may appear to be ready for the scrap heap, but U. ::; Navy salvage shown working on the vessel, will have it repaired and in fightmg condition soon. Official U. S. Navy phqto ; .(International NAZIS BRING 'CULTURE' TO RUSSIA THE SHOCKING SCENf (top) greeted Russian soldiers afterthey stormed one of their villages and freed it from the Nazis. In anger, the retreating Germans hanged civilians on gallows built for 'two and fired their homes. The slaughter was not limited to men. In the bottom photo, a Russian infant cries over the lifeless body of its mother. These scenes are from the 20th Century-Fox film "The Battle of Russia," which is used by the U.S. Army to explain.the nature of this war. (International) HUB OF NEW SPAATZ AIR DRIVE A MAJOR AIR OFFENSIVE against many Nazi targets, heretofore almost invulnerable due to distance, may be expected following creation of a new U S. Fifteenth Air Force with Lt. Gen. Carl A. Spa&.tz in command of the Mediterranean area. In combining the Twelfth and Fifteenth Air Forces, bombing drives will cover a wide range of occupied and satellite r areas as well as south Germany and Austria. Map shows captured air base area in Italy which becomes a new hub of acti v ity and, arrows in dicate the many possible zones of attack. North African bases will also be used. 'Inset at left shows Gen. Spaatz. Shaded area indicates territory held by the Allies. (International)


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