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'A rmy, Henderson's Band Coming Drew Field Echoes VOL. 2, NO. 38 Film Success ToRun Here Eight Days (Pictures on Pages 8 and 9) "This I s the Army," Warner Brothers hit screen adaptation of Irving Berlin' s nation-wide stage success, will be premiered on Drew Field December 3 and will be shown a total of 134 times at the Base's eight War Department Theaters December 10. Filmed in eye-filling technicolor from the first reel to the last and brimming over with the same catchy, sentimental and humorous songs that made it an instantaneous smash the night it opened on the Broadway stage, !This Is the Army" will be shown at all War Department Theaters at no increase in tariff. Both the original stage show and the movie version were p.rod\).ced f

DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1943 Twenty Dollars ... Four Tires .. Plus Rattle .. takes these soldiers about countryside. 1923 FORD SOLVES SHARE-RIDE WORRIES Gas Coupons Issued Here Total2,800 Allotments Increase For Share-Ride Cars More th'an 2,800 A, B and C gasoline booklets were .is sued Drew Field motorists last month, according to S /Sgt. Garland C Porterfield of the Base rationing board. The majority of the issue d books were supplementary B and C coupons. It is necessary, the sergeant said, for those desiring more gas to bring with them the A mvestment of $19 each by Sgt. David S. signature of at least three per-Cutler and Pfc. Berkeley V Bennett of the 593d Bomb sons who are to share the appliSquadron for a 1923 Model T Ford has relieved them-they caTnth's t dd't' 1 e srgna ure of a 1 wna hope-of all transportatiOn d1ff1culhes. riders is a must to obtain sup-Bought from a private owner plementary gasoline tickets. The in St. Petersburg, it was driven p p number of riders required de-here under its own power. vt atte son pends on the model of the appli-The 20-year-old Ford was r cant' s carthree for a sedan two originally a sedan, .but has been for a coupe, Sgt. Porterfield' said. down. into Dre;:-sp_ort The large number of :Base is-Ioadster, the sport part c I b t 12th sued gasoline coupons each month the fun, the get loadmg e e ra. es indicates roughly the number of th_e car s makeshlft truck body persons who are shl!lring their car wrth .soldrers. with fellow workers or soldiers. Neither Sgt .. Cutler nor w dd Though no breakdown between Benn_ett wrll_dnve to town wrth. e rng Day military and civilian personnal out lookmg around for some-could be had at the moment, it is one With whom they can SHARE believed that both are doing their THEIR CAR! part in mitigating the commun has only four tires,. and By CPL. N. R. HOGENSON ter's transportation problem. Ad-each tire is incased rather in"Let us pause for a friendly herence to the rationing board's securely in an improvised re-policy "a rider for every tire word" shall we? Greetings: cap-another tire of. larger di-whenever possible" has gone a mensions. In the past this column has long .way toward familiarizing No quli!stion of ownership is left been handled by some very cap-Drew Field motorists with the to the imagination, for painted in able individuals. Such talented need of their car. gory red on the two remaining writers as Cpl. Ralston; Cpl. doors of the car is the outfit to Swartz; Pfc. Meyers; Cpl. Kiuary ;-----------------, which the owners belong-the and Pfc. Johnson, all have been MORE ABOUT593d. your news hounds in the past. It sc E EN Believing they can tune up will be my endeavor to maintain R HIT their newly purchased transporta-this column with the high stand-. tion to the point where it will ards of my predecessors. (Continued from Page 1) give them 60 miles of conveyance A little late but better late for each A Gasoline ticket, the than never as the saying goes. two men spend most of their This is your reporter offe;ring the spare time working around their heartiest of congratulations to a mixed cast. Besides the Army "pet." Both owners are attached Pvt: Patterson who recently cele-cast of 350 the movie employs a to the armament department of brated his twelfth wedding an-group of top-notch Hollywood the 593d. niversary. 1 know all you men stars. Joan Leslie, who won fame Tokyo Lie Brings Laugh to Units Very M u ch Alive a10e with me in wishing him a in "Sergeant York", Lt. Ronald carload more. Many more Pvt. Reagan, George Tobias, Alan Patterson, many more. Hale, Charles Butterworth, Kate Smith and Frances Langford are Saturday was a big day for among the performers Sig. Hq. Co. They participated in "This Is the Army" opens at a review which took place in the Theater No. 5 at 1 p.m. next Frinorthwest area of the Field. day and plays continuously until Troops were reviewed by Brig. p p.m. both Friday and saturlf Lieut. Fay R Field was one General White of the Third Air day. On Friday and Saturday it to believe just any rumor that F?rce, after which awards were also opens at Theater-No. 1, where came along, he would have orgrven to each compal?-y it will be unreeled at the house's dered his own casket and funeral for no drsease wrthm r<>gular times. orgamzahon. A splendid rec-. flowers some months ago. ord our company has maintained. On December 5. and 6 the frlm Now at Drew Field, he was Let us keep it on the highest of m_oves to Theaters 3 and 4. It formerly stationed with an Air-standards. It's really somethinglwrll be played _at Theaters 6 and craft Warning unit on an island to be proud of. 8 on December 7 and 8, .and at in the South Central Pacific. He Theaters 2 and 7 on December 9 reports that Japanese radio broad-WANTED: .and 10. Except at Theater 5, casts came in strong and clear Desire to know the where"This Is the Army" will be shown and that on two different occa-abouts of Sgt. Baldwin's barber. at the 'Base's seven other houses sions Radio Tokyo proudly an-Have position to offer him shear-at their regular show tirries. nounced that the Nips had wiped ing sheep. out his entire unit. Needless to I'll grant our company will be say, the men refused to believe the only one on the base to have the report. a really White Christmas. Rea-He was transferred to Aircraft son? ? ? We will have Capt. Snow. Jackie Cooper Enters V12 Class Warning while on duty in Hawaii, Ouch! and the .South Central Pacific island on which he later served FAMOUS LAST WORDS: was and is an important base in First platoon an present the ferry and supply channels. accounted for. SOUTH BEND, Ind.-(CNS)Jackie Cooper, former child actor, has enrolled as an apprentice and seaman in the Navy V12 school at Notre Dame. His Shoes MORE ABOUTMAJ. BAKER (Continued from Pal:'e 1) He left the Army to continue his education at Purdue University and later to become a sales engi-. neer. An Army flier since 1917 and rated a command pilot, Colonel Fillmore has more than 12,000 air hours to his cre-dit He left the Army after World War I to become one of the flying pioneers of air mail service and was president of the Fillmore Air Service, Oakland, Calif. He reentered the Army Nov. 24 1940. Swooncrooner Sinatra Classified 1 A in Draft JERSEY CITY--(CNS)-Fr.ank Sinatra, the swooncrooner who excites very young maidens, has been classified 1A. The draft board probably won' t send greetings till about Jan. 15 Incidentally the swooncrooner is expecting his second child. Kitty Sinkwich, sister of. Flat Foot F-rankie, the Georgia AllAmerican and Detroit Lions back, has enlisted in the WACs. She's a softball pitcher and thinks football is silly, OROOPY, TI-lE DREW 1=/ELP /VIlJ".J'III TODAY/ OLE GOBBLER/ YOU'RE? EVf:RYONE'S PAL You !=IL.L OUR TUMMIES AND RAISE OUR MORALE: You SHOULD BE IN "SPECIAL 5RVIC", I GU<;, BUT YOU WIND UP INSTEAD IN A 6-.J .. MESS!! -69th Musician fetes Birthday 2 Different Days By S/SGT. JOHN F. SUSZYNSKI It is not uncommon for twins to celebrate separate birthdays, but the 69th AAF Band has a member who celebrates the occasion of his birth, without the aid of a twin, on two different days. This remarkable individual is Pvt. Ernesto P. Giuliano Jr., with Sgt. Gordon Booth's Dance Orchestra. Erny hosted his many friends on Wedi1esday and Friday of last week; the facilities and staff of the Service Club had to be engaged to accommodate all the guests. During the Wednesday festivities, Erny graciously shared the spotlight with his favorite pin-up girl, movie actress Laraine Day-he modestly explained that the "preview" was arranged because Laraine, in her anxiety to help celebrate the occasion, arrived at Drew Field tw.o days early. Erny was too busy making music for his -GI pals to dance' with the star, or speak to her, or even get her autograph but he can go on dreaming about her, can't he? A most touching scene occurred on Friday, that was the real birthday, when songstress Mimi (or is it "Minnie") Ferlita presented Erny with a big homemade chocolate birthday cake, while the band sloughed off a couple of hot choruses of "Happy Birthday." It took six of Sergeant Booth's dance banders to keep Erny from making a speech at this stage of the party To enable the 69'ers to participate in this happy event, fiddling Joe Venuti and his well-known radio, stage and movie jazz ba.nd took over the chores at the Officers' Club. Thanks a lot, Joe; the gang will do the sa.me for you some day. Joe also worked the radio show and broadcast the following night so that the 69'ers could play a return engagement at the Medics Dance, Red Cross Auditorium. Great guy, Venuti! Too bad that Cpl. Sam Schiavone_and Pvt. Jock Giacomucci missed the big doings-they'll know better than to take another furlough. Sam' s return, later in the week, made Cpl. Mike Gal dine very happy-Mike restored the cumbersome duties of "Upper Bay Chief" to Sam's weary shoulders. "Jock" took time off his leave to visit the Giuliano' s at South Ardmore, Pa., and to assure Papa Giuliano that Junior would win the war single-handedly. TURNABOUT Another unusual treat which the Band enjoyed last week was the "hppy" privilege of marching, instead of playing, in a review. The 69'els were among several units by Third Air Force Headquarters for their achievement in curbing venereal diseases within their ranks. Warrant Officer Lester G. Baker received the Merit Award Certificate for the Band. The "Signal" Band (465th AAF Band) provided music for the ceremonies. Pvt. Eddy Munk, ,iust back from his Pittsburgh furlough, reported that his flat feet weic considerably flatter after the three-hour parade. General Has Right Name, Wrong City SPRINGFIELD, Mo.(INS) -The reception committee and the band finally went home after scanning the skies in vain. But they gracefully accepted the excuse and apologies of Maj. Gen. Frederick E. Uhl, head of the Seventh Service command, last night. The plane carrying General Uhl from his headquarters at Omaha, flew him ro Springfield, Ill., instead of Spring field, Mo. where he was to inspect an Army hospital.


DREW FIELD ECHOES1 THURSDAY1 NOVEMBER251 1943 PAGE THREE COURSE OF THE WAR European Fortress Is Bluff By MAX WERNER There can be no more discussion as to what constitutes the second front, or as to where it should be deployed. The main blow by the AngloAmerican forces will be delivered in western "Europe. Thus strategy in the surges into the foreground to show the direction of the decisive attack. Confronted with military real-ities the German concept of an impregnable Atlantic wall is reyealed as a bluff. What t h e Anglo -American forces and the wehr' mach.t. respectiv'ely face in their coming clash is already predetermined by general condi-. tions and the relationship of forces in the west. First of all,. space conditions are unfavorable for German defense. The wehrmacht must defend not only the channel zone but the entire coast from .the Bay of Biscay to the tip of the Jutland peninsula. This is not a limited area which could be walled in ffild converted into a single fortress for defense; it is a line approximately 1,500 miles long, 10 times as long as the Maginot Line was. Strategically. most. important is the middle sector of this coast, the sea front between Havre and Rotterdam, the area that lies between the mouths of the Seine and the Rhme. This configuration of the western war theater offers the Anglo-American forces the chance to outflank the Germans while it remains impossible for the wehrmacht to -::oncentrate its forces. No fortress warfare can be waged in the west. The coastline of western Europe is a front, and not a fort. Germany has assets as well as liabilities for the western campaign. Her defense technique is good in every field; she has mine fields, coast defenses, fortifications in depth along the main, r elatively narrow 'sector, good organization of her rear and of her transportation ALDERA'Yrl' iJARK CHAIIIIl/.fA/ID.f t1'J JERSE'" SHADED AREA SHOWS COASTLINE WHICH GERMANY MUST DEFEND AGAINST INVASION FROM THE WEST .BAY 0 F BISCAY --RAILROADS 0 50 Among her liabilities are the limitation of her number of troops available for defense and the lack of surface sea power to prevent landings and menace the sea lanes of communication of the attacker. Nor are her reserves adequate for continued defense;. nor sufficient mobile reserves for counter blows, especially where tanks are indicated. Her air power is insufficient in strength to meet the enemy. tion will then be to smash the Anglo -American Luftwaffe In defense, to prevent will be in sea power, a1r power, the transportation of German remobile weapons and general re-serves, to crush enemy communiserves. Sea power offers the cations in its rear and to. attack greatest operative opportunities German troattle fields. for war of movement on 1and Our superiority in tank executed by sea maneuver. With. wi"Il be the aid of sea power the Anglo-weapons of specific American forces can be concen-strategic significance. Because trated and strike anywhere in the of their tremendous tank losses west. from the French-Spanish frontier to Denmark. Sea power can assure for us numerical su-' at the spot chosen and also the strategic advantages of surprise, of simultaneous blows and of the outflanking of the enemy defense. Naval forces are powerful tactical instruments in the fight for the actual shores, too Air superiority will afford us the o-pportunity to wage the attack in deoth. Beginning with the first landi.rig the entire AngloAmerican aviation should function specifically as an invasion air force. Then it will be no more of capital importance whether or not German industry is cripple' d by another three or five per cent; what will count then is -winning the battle of Europe. Tl)e task of Allied avia-in Russia, and the tying down of the main Ger man tank forces on the eastern front, Anglo -American tank reserves will by fa.r outweigh German mechanized weapons in the west. "Tanks will have a role to play hi the battle.of \Vestern Europe After establishing a continuous land front the chief task of AngloAmerican strategy will be to prevent any stabilization of the German fl'ont: to carry the offensive f .orward in a war of movement; Our operational means then will be the breakthrough and maneuver, both executed by 1he co-operation of all weapons but .carried in the first instance by tank power. Though the task of smashin&' the German anti-tank defenses NORTH SEA ALLIED PENETRATION OF RHINE-RUHR AREA TO A DEPTH OF 150 MILES MEANS DOOM OF GERMANY MEDITERRANEAN will fall to all Allied weapons, Two consecutive tank break-1--------------.our tanks will be the spearfhroughs can decide the issue of YA N KW I z head of the offensive maneuver., the war in the west. Another reason why tanks will -. The invasion in the west will play a special part it:I this bat-not be an isolated operation. It By BOB HAWK tie is because it will be a cam-will be done at a time when the paign of short distances. In West-drainage of German reserves in ern Europe the wehrmacht has the East is continuing and in-1. The average. stick of gum is no space for retreat as it has in creasing. Until final defeat the nearer 10, 25 or 50 per cent Russia. Any German retreat wehrmacht will constantly be sugar? southward from Brittany will re-menaced by annihilation in the 2 If a man in connection with suit in the Anglo-American forces east. It will given no pause his work .speaks of neck, crown, out-flanking the main German from the .terrific The root and cement, what is his prodefense line on the channel. German command _will need fession? Should the wehrmacht retreat .every a _vallable force It has to 3 Horticulture has to do with behind Paris which is the domi-meet this pressure on the eastern flowers. Agriculture has to do nant communication center of all front. with farming. Apiculture has to of France, it will lose the entire German defense in the west do with what? country. Should the wehrmacht will also be impaired by the or-4 When you hear a male crickbe forced to retreat in the Neth-ganizational and strategic diffi-et, is it making its chirp by erlands it will open the industrial culty of waging desperate defen-breathing, by moving its front heart of Germany in the Ruhr sive operations on two separated wings together, or: by eating? and the Rhine valleys to Anglo-fronts under completely different 5. Give two meanings for the American invasion. conditions. In the west against word "fluff." Upon landing the Allied armies the combined Anglo -American 6 When getting off a moving will stand close to the strategic sea, air and land forces..-in the train, do you continue to go forand economic centers of the third east against superior Russian land ward or do you go backward? reich. In the frame of coalition, power. 7. Are men or women usually the invasion of Western Europe Under the circumstances it rounder headed? has the special importance of be-will be as impossible for German 8 Can naturally faded blond ing the blow at theshortest pos-strategy to wage a two front war 1'"''' 1-)ecome golden again natusible distances against the vital as it. is impossible for an indi-rally? centers of the enemy. After land-vidual to write with both his I <1. When you eat tuna, are you ing only 150 miles will separate right and left hands simultane-eating mackerel? the Allied armies from victory. ously. (Answers on page 10) /


PAGE FOUR DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER25, 1943 DREW FIELD ECHOES Publication Drew Field P 0. Address: Dre w Field, Tampa, Fla. Thursda:v, November 25, COLONEL MEL YIN B. ASP Air Base Area Commander DREW FIELD ECHOES 1s a Post Exchange Activity, published each Friday in the interest of the officers and enlisted men of Drew Field. Authority Sec. II, W D Circular 55, 1943, under the supervision of Special Service Officer in accordance with W. D. M emo. No W2l0-6-42, dated September 7, 1942, Subject: Publication of Post, Camp and Unit N"wspapers Major Chester K. Delano. Base Special Service Officer olf is located irt Special S ervices Building on 8th Street between "A" and "B" Avenues. Building No. l4B-03. T e lephone, extension 287. DREW FIELD ECHOES receives material supplied by Camp Newspaper Service, War D epartment. 205 E. 42 St., N e w York City. Credite d material may not be republis hed withot.t permission from Camp Newspaper S ervice. (Photos by Base Photo Lab.) [Printed bY The St. P etersburg Times ] VOJ_, UME 2-NUMBER 38 Women Not Slackers The writer of a nationally-syndicated column recently charged the women of the country were showing themselves to be "slackers"-he used the word-because they had failed to enlist in sufficient numbers in the feminine branches of the armed forces. The Army Air Forces, now in an intensive campaign to recruit thousands of WACs for important jobs, has other' ideas on the subject. Here is the way AAF officials tell their side of the story: The Women's Army Corps has proved itself despite a combination of distressing circumstances. During its period o.f organization cartoonists, comedians,and skeptics had a field day on the subject of women soldiers. They established an attitude on the part of the public which persists in many quarters toda_y. These people forgot completely that their grandfathers had said similar things about women army nurses-and had been proved 100 per cent wrong. DOUBTERS NOW REJOICE Army men themselves were not by any means in their acceptance of the WACs. Commanders of many. posts were pessimistic when told a WAC ietach ment was being assigned to them. They anticipated "problems" which never oc-curred. Now those same commanders are the loudest boosters of the WAC. In questioning women's patriotism, the columnist also overlooked one highly sig nificant point-that many women have been dissuaded from joining the .wAC by their brothers, husbands or fathers who were unfamiliar with the facts. Some of this can be attributed to male arrogance sneering at the idea that women. can do men's work. More of it cari be traced to gossip, rumor, whispering campaigns and distortion. WACS BIG SUCCESS Being a small, easily identified and much-discussed group, the WACs were subject to the same process which under_... lies all prejudice. When a member of such a group performs any questionable act, his fault is attributed to others of his kind. Any soldier knows that many a "good army town" has been ruined because a few men in uniform made nuisances of them-' selves-and so the townsfolk decided all soldiers were bums. This condition has been even more true in the case of the Y.l ACs, who have been constantly under public scrutiny. The slightest instance or report of misconduct on the part of one WAC was distorted into condemnation of the entire corps. What has been the actual conduct of the WACs? This can pest be answered by the statement of the executive officer of one of the largest. posts of the country: "We were mighty dubious when the WACs came to our camp. After six months we're asking for more. We're delighted. They've done excellent work. The women are of a generally high type. A lot of them are college graduates. Their conduct has been generally above reproach. They're just like any other group of women you would come across in business, educational, or school life-except that I think. they're better than most." "Dammit! We forgot carbon paper." Weekly Religious Services Listed PROTESTANT Sunday, November 28, 1943 Episcopalian. Communion at 0700 in Chapel 1 (Eighth and C) and at 0800 in Chapel 4 (Second and L),' Chaplain Nelson. Lutheran services at 0915, in Chapel 4, Chaplain Gruhn. Services at 1030 in Chapel 3 (S!'!cond and J), Chaplain Price. Services at 1030 in Chapel 4, Chaplain Link. Services at 1030 in Chapel 5, (Second and N), Chaplain Kimbrough. Services at 1030 in Chapel 7, (E as t First and Avenue M), Chaplain Mumford. Services at 1030 in Chapel 8, (Fifth and Avenue N), Chaplain Trenery. Services at 1030 in Chapel 9, (Fifth street and Avenue K), Chaplain Lounsbury. Services at 1900 in Chapel 3, Chaplain-Price. Services at 1900 in Chapel 4, Chaplain Link Services at 1900 in Chapel 5, Chaplain Guy. Services at 1900 in Chapel 7 Chaplain Mumford. Monthly Communion Episcopalian -First Sunday, Chapel 1, 0700 arid Chapel 4, 0800 Presbyterian -First Sunday, Chapel 3, 0800. Met h o d is t-First Sunday, Chapel 3, 0915. Lutheran Chapel 4, 0915 First Sunday, Baptist-First Sunday, Chapel 5, 0915. V'l'eekday Christian Service Men' s League, 7 : 00 p m., Tuesday, Chapel 5. CATHOLIC Sunday Masses: 7:30 a.m. Base Hospital; 8:00 a.m Chapel 2; 9:00 a.m., Chapel 2 and Theater 3; a m Chapel 4; 6 : 30 p m:, Chapel 2. Weekday Masses: 5:45 p.m., Chapel 4 (daily except Sunday); 6 : 30 p .m., Chapel 2 (daily except Wednesday). C o n f e s s i on s: Saturdays in Chapel 2 and 4 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p ;m. JEWISH Services for all Jewish personnel in Chapel 3 on Wednesday at 1915, Friday at !6000, and Satur day at 083.0. Sunday, Chapel 1, 9 :15 .a. m.; conferences, Monday and Thursday, Chapel 1, from 4 p.m. to 7 p .m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Services at 0915 in Cha'pel 1 Sunday. Conferences Monday and Thursday at Chapel 1, from 1600 to 1900 CHAPEL LOCATIONS Chapel 1-Avenue C and Eighth street. Chapel 3-Avenue J and Second street. -Chapel 4-Avenue L and Second street. Chapel 5-A venue N and Second street. Chape l 7-Avenue M and East First street. Chap! 8-A venue N and Fifth street. Chapel 9-Avenue K and Fifth street. Theater 3-A venue K and Second street. Drew Field Soldier Is Thankful For U. S. "I have more at stake this war than the average American soldier. I'm hapPY to be in the Army, for America tock me in when I needed help, and now I have a chance to show my appr .ciation by helping America. I'd like to go back to Germany, but ONLY as a member of the American fighting forces." These words tell briefly the story of T/5 Fred Heyman, whose father died in a Nazi concentration camp, whose mother is now in a German camp and wltose brother is iil the hands of tlie Hitlerites. Heyman, who is 27, is a clerk in the communications company of the 50 3d SAW Regiment. Of Jewish ex. traction, he lived his first 20 years at Hof, Bavaria. There, while working as a dry goods clerk, he became interested in America, "the land of opportunity," after hearing from relatives and friends who !tad left Germany for this country. The anti Semitic cam paign of the Nazis hadn't blossomed forth in its full fury, but Heyman was con fident that, as long as he remained in Germany, he would be denied normal opportunities. So in October, 1936 he started the voyage to his adopted land. Relatives met him at New York, and he then went' to Brooklyn, going into the radio sales and repair business. In February, 1941, he was drafted and sent to Fort Bragg, N. C., in a medical unit. While there he was transferred to the Signal T/5 Fred Heyman Corps and sent to Georgia Tech as an assistant instructor for ROTC units. While at Atlanta, he realized one of his chief ambitions, when, on Jan. 11 1942, he was granted his citizenship. The wa1 has brought tragedy and grief to his family. Last. August, he received a communication from the Red Cross telling him that his father had died in a German concentration camp in France. The letter also stated that his mother was in a camp in France, and that his only brother was taken by the Nazis, probably to a work camp. Heyman has one big hope fo1 the future, after the war ends-to bring his mother and brother to this country. He hopes some day to have a home and wife, and he is a firm believer in the American way of life. ... l Communications to this eoiumn must bear, for publication, the correct name and organization of the writer. Short letters are moSt interesting, and the right is reserved to eut letters when space limitations require. W-e Don't Take Money Dear Editor: Nowhere in your paper do I find the rates you charge for advertising in your classified ads. I am very desirous of having the following ad appear in your next issue: "LOST: Thursday, October 21, 1943 at Spa Beach, St. Petersburg; one redhaired, attractive aviation mechanfc from Idaho. Answers to name of Corpora l Moore. Have two snapshots of him, but prefer the original. Any info awaited im patienbly.'' If by any chance, civilians are unable to advertise ,i n your paper, -rm sorry I bothered you. In that case, I'll just have to forget about Corporal Moore. He was nice, too. MISS U. BATES, No. 8-71st St. S St. Petersburg. Yes, Miss Bates, there is a rule concerning civilian personnel placing ads which involve money in our free classified section. However, there is no rule prevent ing the use o ; f ads which will aid soldier morale. Your ad appears in this week' s classified ad section of the ECHOES.-Ed. Lost Gloves Available Dear Editor: The following letter was received this week by the office of Colonel Melvin B Asp. We feel that it is worthy of publication in the ECHOES. "Dear Sir: "Do you think that you can find the owner of the gloves inclosed, which were left in my car by a soldier from Drew Field who rode with me from Tallahassee to Newberry Friday morning, November 27? I am sorry I cannot remember the name of the soldier, but it was a two or three syllable name. He was returning to Tampa from leav e at his home in Arkansas, is a sergeant and a cook. "I regret his loss of these gloves, and if you have a way to locate him, I will appreciate your .co-operation., Also, you might like to hear that this young man reflected credit on his uniform and Drew Field by his appearance and general courtesy, as well as his attitude toward the job he had to do. I enjoyed giving him a lift. Very truly yours, MARY E. KE_QWN," State Home DemonstratiOn Agent. Likes Pages 8 and 9 When I came to Drew a month ago,. I knew no one here, and had no idea of the recreational facilities offered on the field and in Tampa. On my first free evening, I went into Tampa with no plans and no companions. I came home early very discouraged. The next morning, the ECHOES was delivered to my mess hall. Scanning through it, I turried to the middle section. There, spread before me, was a complete schedule of events in town and on the post. I note d that there was a symphony orchestra for service men at a local service center, and a Spanish class at another. Now, my evenings are full and very enjoyable. I attend orchestra practice and Spanish class, catch my favorite movie stars at the Post theaters and go to free dances on and off the Base. On my days off, I have tried St. Petersburg and Clearwater activities, at your. suggestion. It was swell: Thank you, sir, for making your middle section of real value to a fun-seeking soldier! SGT. AL PEARRINWALD. Thank you, sergeant. We like to hear people like the paper which, after all, is published for the infoTmation an'9entertainment of soldiers.-Ed Wants Better Entrance Dear Sir: Some weeks ago an interested party wrote to the ECHOES demanding that something be done about the unsightly entrance to Drew Field. An attractive gate has been erected yet, in order to pass in or out of the field, Drew personnel must wade through a dusty gulley. As my contemporary mentioned, the shoeshine which we spend ten minutes on before leaving the barracks disappears as we trek to the bus. The large silver wings which greet the visitor entering Drew Field somehow lose their grandeur, as his shoes sink deep into the dirt. Can't something be done about the gulley at the gate? PFC. GILBERT BENSON Don' t worry, Pfc. Benson, your shoes won t lose their shine much longer. Big things ar e planned for the entrance to the field which, we are sure, will restore for you the grandeur of the wings.-Ed.


DREW FIELD ECHQES1 THURSDAY/ NOVEMBER 251 1943 PAGE FIVE Hirsch of 553d Shows Unit Area To Laraine Day HEY hefo1e T go any further ... they said last week that I had the job of escorting the lovPly Laraine around By PFC. L. S. KASTELY the Base. (I can dreain can't U) 1'hat "smooth" Lt. (yeah, 'f3 Our Pop u 1 a r Sergeant the same one that overwhelmed the nag with the soft talk) Hirsch of the 553d was really did me out of a sweet job. I got near, but when I could finally in the spotlight last Wednes-see h e r (way over there) the big l\1P wi1li the teeth came up The lucky fellow brhinclme and tlint's all brother. (Here I am backat.the mill.) picked to escort lovely movie She was beautiful ... I hear. star, Laraine Day, on a tour "How many times do I have to tell you you can't carve of our area. this turkey?" Heard reports that he is al-DEAR, LORD, please make them find the rest of-my column. I ____ __:. _________________________ ways pestering the mail clerk worlced all day Sunday to get it in nice and early ... (the'first QUIZ SHOW HIGHLIGHTS 568TH WEEKLY HUMOR about letters from New York, time in the history of Cedrics) and then they lose it. Ev!!rything happens to me. even claims that mail is being held out on him. The Sarge is anxiously awaiting his furlough as he in tends to have it coincide with that of GEORGE A. WELLS among those not present because his brother' s who expects to be Major Max C. Nelson, for some of ill_ness is E. home soon from a stretch of overtime Commanding Officer of the Special Service. Officer, '."'ho lS seas duty. Seeing that certain has been trans!erred to the bedded down Wlth a severe cold. New York gal friend of his i s 576th. Major Charles Smithson, Pfc. John (Brooklyn) Me_ehan also uppermost in his mind. More Executive Offic.er, goes to the 4th sa:fs he welcomes the detail power to you, Leon. Sig A w Training Battalion bemg barracks orderly because 1t Major Edwin Bartel gives him_ an to CHANGES LISTED command of the 56 8th with Capt. catch Uf? w1th the soap ope1 as on, Four key officers were recent-Frank s. Wellings taking over the rad10. ly transferred to our battalion-the duties formerly performed by Major Bernard C. Robinson as Maj. Smithson. To complete "the o H c Battalion Commander; Capt-ain week of changeovers, the 568th IXte ep ats Charles E Harrison as Battalion ?witches fr?m 4th Sig Aw_ Train Executive Officer (he plays a mg Battahon to 5th S1g AW good game of touch football with Training B attalion. the boys) and 1st Lt. Irving H. A hearty welcome was in store p M I Fisher as Adjutant. Headquar-for Capt. Arthur M Freund of rove USICa ters Company has 1st Lt. John the Medical Corps who has been J Eckerle as its new company returned to our outfit after serv-commander, also another regular ing with the 574th. Capt. Freund H 6 h AW touch football enthusiast. holds the and admiration It ,n t There are several men in the of all the enhsted men and of-organization who have over-ficers of the 568th with whom he seas duty to their credit, S/Sgt's served for many months. It' s good James L. Fahey and Max A. to see him back! By S/Sgt. Francis E. Nowicki Barnes Jr., both home on well Hfghlight of the week for GI's In a little over three short earned furloughs at the pres-in this organization now is the h h ent, have had t':vo and h 1 Q mont s smce its creatwn, t e .. Tuesday nig t Batta wn mz years' service in Puert-o Rico. Show held in the day room. Camp Weatherford Music S/Sgt. Mike Brkich has had two Teams representing the three Makers, a unique Dixieland years' service in the Asiatic. companies of the outfit. are now Pacific area. Swell fellows to competing weekly with prizes orchestra, has come to the 'know and have as friends. being awarded team members and forefront with such rapid Th b h b a special prize to the individual h f h b e oys ave een returnmg high scorer each Tuesday night. pace t at It IS one 0 t e est from furloughs so fast that space T/5 Leslie Zeiger of the PerArmy orchestras in this sec-cannot be allotted to mention all sonnel Section, is the "Quiz Kid" tion of Florida according to the exploits and good times they for the week, having come had. Sure are a happy gang on through in a spirited tussle to top qualified observers who have leaving but very sad sacks for a the other contestants. been following its progress. couple of days after returning. Questions used in the Quiz By far the most popular enter-Private Vigil visited several of Show are varied. Many of them tainers ever to come to Camp the movie lots on his trip home are based on subjects taught in Weatherford, the Music' Makers to California and can tell you lectures on the week's training play regularly at the Service many interesting tales of the schedule with topical questions Men's Recr.eation Center, Ma-movie stars. In civilian life he on news and personalities of the sonic hall, organizational parties, worked as a film cutter. day being injected. Sgt. George Officers' club and for a weekly GETTING READY A. Wells acts as quizmaster and, radio broadcast. Since the band' s at last week' s show, Lt. Charles debut the men have played 6 5 L Baumann held down the job engagements. of judge. FIVE Our sick list i s high this week. S/Sgt. Richard (I'm from Boston) Soule is at the hospital recover. ing from an operation. Also hospitalized are Pvt. Robert Roberts and Pfc. Sydney Polly. Polly was when he fell while going over the obstacle course. Also General White Presents VD Certificates Brigadier General Thomas D Lt. Richard J Scheuer gathered around him five enlisted men upon whose efforts and abilities rested the future of the organization. These five were: Pfc. Joseph Santaniello playing the "hot trumpet"; T / 5 Francis Riehle, bass viol; Pfc. Clarence Watson, drums; Pvt. Fred Stone, saxophone, and Pfc. Joe La Porte at the piano. It was then that Lt. James W. Kimble, Special Service Officer and his musical hep-cats built a firm foundation for the orchestra that is now well established. Their services are in constant demand. White,. chief of staff, Third Air Force, presented certificates of "?NIT The boys have been doing a powerful lot of shooting on the ranges these last few weeks. First Sergeant Holland in the familiarization firing of the carbine scored a total of 189 out of a possible 200. That' s pretty good shooting in any Army. Another good score of 185 was made hv Mess Sgt. Clarence A. Fair, who not only shoots straight but is known all over the field for the sw.ell chow he serves in the field kitchens. Have quite a jitterbug in our midst in the person of Pvt. Puccio. In the evenings he is usualiy seen either at the Cuban Club or Sul phur Springs showing the gals a good time. A W Men Attend Show Conference merit last Saturday to the followSmce then debut in July at ing Drew Field organizations for the Service Men's Recreation their efforts in venereal disease Center, they have been the talk control. The awards were made of the town and have been kept at the parade -'rounds. busy appearing on civic programs Two A WUTC Special Service 9llth Q M. Pit. Col., 1018th and other occasions demanding representatives went to Atlanta Q.M. Pit. Col., 440th Avn. Sq. Col., their presence. The orchestra' s last Monday to attend a four-day 2065th Ord. Co., 922d Q.M. Boat first commanding officer was soldiers' "Show Conference" Co., 26th Sub. Depot, Det. Vet. Lieutenant J. Scheuer, who which was conducted by the Dept., 69th A A F Band, Hq. served fr?m the time. of the Fourth Service Command at Fort AWUTC. 465th A.A. F Band, band' s achvation until the latter McPherson. Sig. Hq. & Hq. Co. XV F.C., Sig. part of August when Lieutenant These two soldiers, T / 4 Har r y Hq. & Hq. Co. XVI F.C., 56lst Kimble took over. Johm;on, former Hollywood actor, SAW Bri., 564th SAW Bn., Still in its infancy, and at a and Pfc. Jules Getlin, former 570th SAW Bn., 577th SAW time when most orchestras are Chicago radio actor joined specEn., 588th SAW Bn., 'il4th still attempting to achieve. that ial service representatives from SAW Co. 725th SAW Co. rhythm and co-ordination so nee-Army encampments all ove1 the 730th SAw Co., 748th SAW essary to success, the Camp United States for this conference. Co. 756th SAW Co. 766th Weatherford Music band is fill-They discussed new ideas for sol SAW Co. Det. 10, A WUTC, Det. ing out a program of. activity dier entertainment and reported 22 A WUTC Det. 23 A WUTC, which each passing clay adds to on the type of entertainment Sig. Hq. & Hq. Sq. III F C. its popularity. Working on their wh,ich has been presented at the The presentation was followed own time in the evenings the boys various camps which they repreby a review of the organizations have scored a tremendous hit sent. assembled. Those participating with their style of music. The The conference was under the included: Commanding General soldiers at Camp Weatherford can direction o Lt. Col. Wallace Ford, A WUTC, Commanding Officer well be proud to have such former Hollywood star, probably Drew Field, Surgeon Drew Field, a versatile and talented musical best remembered for his perform Surgeon A WUTC, Venereal Dis-organization. Congratulations! a nee with Victor McLaglen in ease Control Officer, Drew Field. Keep up the good work. "The Informer." ANYWAY, some new things have come up that deserve mention. Have you seen the new theaters on the Base? They are really some thing. We now have eight of the things (That's a Jot of celluloid) and there is no excuse for the men saying, "We ain't got no place to go." SOMEONE gave that "smooth Lt." a lot of fronf page stuff regarding the capture of a horse. By the law of find and grab the nag is his. He claims that when he hit on that dea l ... someone got his goat. SLIPS THAT PASS in the night: The fellow (we all kno\v. hiin) who has always been in the habit (and a good one) of loosening his belt and his waist band when driving on a long trip ... arrives at destination and forgetting the condition of his raiment steps out of the ea!' and (gosh, it' s cold). WHY DO ALL the Gis in the new shade of OD have to mix uniforms and then holler like hell when the ticket taker at the theater says, "Sorry, chum, no soap?" Come to think of it .. who wants soap anyhow? IN THE NETHERLANDS East Indies, American soldiers ar e warned not to touch a woman in public-not even to help her across the street. (Who wants to be public anyway?) HAVE YOU EVER been pestered (another term for embarrassed) by the knowing few who ask you how you liked such and such an opera or classical concerto (what concerto isn't classical?) Here is what I do ... it may help, if it does, use it ... when asked .. I merely say, "Ye-e-sss" (knowingly) "I thought it was excellent, but doesn't, in my estimation come up to the voluble Sinigaglia overture to 'Le Baruffe Chiozotte'." Try it ... (if you can pronotJnee it). It stops 'em cold ... Peace ... it's wonderful. (Adam, stop plagiarizing .the Advice to the Yardbirds column, another ECHOES feature. Ed.) I am sorta dissappointed in the nice weather lately. The local Chamber of Commerce used to furnish me with a 'good bit of copy, but since they have taken my tip and have decided to co-operate so far as the weather is concerned I don' t have nothing to holler about. (Please Jet it rain ... just onc. e ) .. LARAINE DAY .... GOLLIE! I HAVE BEEN looking around the office and I suddenly realize that we have all the lovely WACs right here in this office. They: are really terrific. JUST HEARD that the latest steer for the WACs to get their hair done is as follows: One WAC decides that the stuff on the scalp needs some of the finer art (the touch and behold system used by some). Sooo ... she goes on sick call. The Beauty Shop is up in the Hasp. area, and the only time off stores closed. Result? Big sick book ... pretty WACs. HERE IS ONE for the lads who think the Army is rough (here at Drew). Yugo-Slav guerrillas are the lads who have the stuff on the inside where it counts. Listen to this one ... The lads (even as you and I) "Am I Kiddin'?" swim into the waters of the Adriatic coast line with knives in their mouths. These boys are not aut fishing. They are out to cut the mines that Putzi has placed in suc)1 precision all along the waterway. Here is how they do it. They swim up to the mine ... cut it l-oose float it into shore ... remove the detonators ... take the explosives out use it in hand grenades and then throw these same grenades at the Nazis. The result is one helluva noise and usually the loss of several arms and legs (Nazi arms and legs.) "It's cheaper, too." THE BASE MOTOR Pool has undergon e a change: Mr. Myers is no longer there. H e was one swell gent and we all hate to see him leave. S. B. Wilkinson has taken over ... and he is the bird that can do it. Mr. Winters ,down there still b elieves in saving paper bring in a trip ticket and he'll send the next trip out on the same paper. (At least h e will try.) Mr. Davis is still fishing off the C auseway at 4 a. m ( i t says here). Mrs. B., the lovely lady with all the smiles in her voice, hasn't found the pape r she was looking for. (Understand that some deep intrigue lurks behind the finding of same.) Kitchen 24 Wins Best Mess Flag two straight weeks, which they broke last week. Because some weeks ago the flag designating the best kitchen was stolen from K-itchen No. 29, For the fourth successive week a new flag was ordered and will Kitchen No. 24 has won, the flag be h ere for the best kitchen of the week Mess officer at Kitcht>n No. 24 in the AWUTC Signal Corps area,,is Lt. Robert Wallis, and T /Sgt. which sets an all-time record. Alexander Pinchuck is the mess The previous record had been for sergeant.


PAGE SIX DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NQVEMBER 25, 1943 'On the Best Dressed ,Beam' Soldiers Listed T/5 Miller Sgt. Kincaid "Where can I get one of those books that talk to you, thereby saving you the trouble of reading them? mentioned them in your column last week." Pvt. Hoopnoot Sknoglog. Just down the street until you come to this sign and then you will see a map who has_just been standing there. ,Where he went I don't know, but I do know that he sells talking books. Sgt. Carrier Pfc. Martin Sgt. Squier 50Jd Unit Gives Well-Groomed Day Room Dance Men Speak Out For Neatness By CPL, WiLLIAM SCHWARTZ Last week we attended the day room dance of 2d Re-porting, 503d SAW, and we're still a little dazed at the Th t WAC h wonderful bevy of beautiful girls, the music of the 69th AAF 1 h _as band, and so much salami. Nevertheless, a good time was P ace thIS wee sl st a 1_rpties h d b 11 t th 1 1 among e very se ec IS a y a excep e ove y girl we were With. R 11 th b th' Bob Herfurth (S-1) sat on the ea Y on e'\ earn IS end of a couch the first few hours. C D S f G d week, IS the 756th SAW com-He was still trying to shake off amp e 0 0 r1 ing out on top with two of the those memories of his recent fur-lough. But he did thaw _out to-Team Prepares best dressed. wards the end and took h1s usual "Being neat is a habit from "Who will give me a jeep for Christmas?" Grooplace. place under a table, reciting wise !Civilian life," spoke Sgt. H. Squi_er Pvt. Vinestob saws and modern instances (that's By CPL. A., from Oakland, Cal. Corporal Mil-from Shakespeare-Herfurth is Hello! Gang Its me agam. If ler and I decided that the 756th I won't. Try y-our first sergeant. from Missouri)_ you will n.ohce, I ;;tm A. A. would never be outdone by any Cpl. Sidney Feldman (S-1) was Kallund this week mstead of new company that came in! We trying his damndest to look like Albert Kaalund of last week. always find time for a shine and "What time is it?" Pvt. Alice Framstrabble (WAC). Thursday. Charles Boyer, but he looked like Pfc. B?nds of the 1 30 1st a quick Tyrone Power anyway. Sidney Squadron. Pfc. Jameson of Cpl. Bob Miller, who lived m has just returned from. furlough 59th that I my Reading, Pa., prior to the. war, (Author' s note: We are always glad to answer questions like too and the stories he might tell. fu:st two Imhals because It_ re-added "A lot of the fellows mtght th d th Th re Is no charge but for personal con mmds them of All Amencan c 11 h't 11 b d ese, so sen em m. e -Although the blessed event Kaalund. a 11!-me a w 1 e co ar JO an sultation drop in any night at Silly Solly's, booth number seven, took place months ago, this Well ... if I can be All Ameri-explam ,mr appearance that way, and bring my fee.) story has Ju.,t come to onr at. th I d .f .11 f but that s out. A fellow can look ,., ., can n1 every Ing o, I a o t t f t if th And now to direct Pvt. Mustgoolp .Vitfit El Pazzbelch further tention. Sergeant Wilson (S-1) my thoughts and aspirations are JUS as nea m a Igues, eyre a'long the road to Shangri-La. We left him where he had just at-became a papa. July 4 and-the based on those principles upon and_ well pr_essed. baby's name is Woodrow Wil-which America stands, I know Miller Is a !llan. tended a court presentation in the palace of the king of Mongaria, son The interesting part of it th t I 1 d t tl Sgt. Donald Kmcaid from Page, h ld t k a can I e ax an say a 1e w v 'll' t h King Boardface. After asking Lady Epplebomb if e cou a e is that the Yankee Doodle Dan-end of my day, "Well done." IS ';1 _mg o give IS her home he was seized by several slab-sided gankleranks (a Mon-dy wasn't expected until late Well, the lads really had a fine h!he the garian court guard with three legs and one nose) who threw him the Storlt last Saturday. They paI IS to the punc me JUSt to keep raded on the base in a very miliS K' 'd d 1 k' over a cliff. it G I t K 't b ergeant mca1 goo oo mg Now, Pazzbelch, enough of these shenanigans if you want to ary eep 1 up, oys: six-footer, is with the 588th SAW. Sgt. William Schoninger's draft do_ best of yom "I guess I just have to look get to Shangri-La before the snow flies. After you have picked board would be proud if they ab1hty, and m a manner. nice," said Pfc. Warren F. Martin, yourself up and climbed up this cliff you must take a turn on the could_ see how snazzy he looks in You kno:v, we might score _a 748th SAW Co. "You see, I play road. where these floating bushes grow. There is a whining old O .D.'s, although "Strength and knocko_ut m the part of th1s the luncheon music at the Offi watchman on this road but pay no attention to him. He is always Health Magazine" still maintains mstead J:Iavln_g to go the cers Club and I'm expected to whining and complaining that his hair hurts when he bends it. that the Bernarr lunlt for a dec1s10n, 1f we keep look 'keen'.'' From where we sit After walking several miles along this road (p_ay no attention, m a 1om cloth. season is on (as if the ge_neral opinion is t_hat h_e' d by the way, if some leering people should occaswnally throw a Cpl. Alfred Monteleone, of the look mce regardless of his duhes handful of skunks at you) you will be by a strange varlet Bronx Monteleones_, look;s lon":you didn't know) and we haye a who claims he is an inventor. He really is a deserter from an some and underwe1ght smce h1s fine team in the making so get sg;. Bob Carner, Bostomar,t. unconscious objector's camp in Mongaria. But he will tell you of pal, Cpl. Morton Serota, of _the out on that gridiroJ]. and see what didn t much to say, It his I'dea for retreat ceremonies for the u s. Army and th,en he will Brooklyn Serotas, left on fur-you can do with that pigskin. was m breath. Gosh, 1 1 Sgt Albert G Harris one of our I t know-Just wear a clean tell you of his invention and try to work you for a dime. points oug 1 offi-cials out there, has tangled that's all, what's Y<;mr a ams:: Goldstel n Knows hook for air planes. When retreat comes and a plane IS overhead great job with the mob at calis-Group, 592nd Sq. several fellows will run out of the plane with sky hooks and hook_ thenics. Willie Dillon is in the We we have hidden onto some clouds, the plane will stop and all the fellows on the 575th o Toiteen O Woist, I mean Foist. on the f1el<;I. N_ext :"'e plane will get out and salute. Don't give him the dime. ayroom Well, I'm still hearing that coffee .be out to fmd It. So sh!ek up. Then you enter an overheadtunnel where you _will into I would be appreciated at the PX, fellows. the "Get Out of Town" people. Moonface McFonagle Is the1r mayor steaming hot coffee, delicious cof---------and these people go into a town after first soaking their clothes in H Cl d It fee on a frosty day or any day Colonel, Private a slaughter house and they are paid to get out of town. e eane for that matter, or something. will try to get you to join them and even offer you one ofthen We have two majors in the area Get Pun:shm en+ perfumed suits of clothes for free. Elude him. the genius told me yesterday, a By WARREN P. MILD M s kl f After you have left this tunnel some guy will come running aJor tnc er commandmg o -wildly down the road screaming: "Where is the rest roorn? Where Private Goldstein thinks the ficer, DeSoto Area and of the for LOOSe Talk is the rest room?" Tell him it is seven blocks to the right. He will men in the 57 5th SAW battalion 59th and Major Sergeant or have thank you and run to the left. He has been doing this for 5? years might like to know that there' s a it your way, Sergeant Major Lesand must be in pretty bad shape by thistime. dayroom in the area. It's the ter (NMI) (the only child) Adams third building from "M" on Fifth. of the Unit Personnel Keep walking straight ahead until you come to a ladder. Do Goldstein found it all right when not climb this because it has false rungs. They never ring and he was G.I.-tailed to clean up G J Sh were put there by the "Stop That" people, those people who were the place. enefCI effl born while being pinched. Ouch! Cpl. Abbondanzo wants the soon you will be coming to the land of the singing cats. Try battalion to know that he isn't Given Recenfion to around this land beG:ause if you never heard these cats sing-the "fat little corporal" the major I!"' ing the "Sextet from Loocheea," the "Quartet from and hollered at during calisthenics. A reception in honor of Brig. the "Onetet from Hunger" you will have such a yelling in your Sgt. Jack Braunstein ad-ears that you must report back at once to your base at the mental Gen. Stephen H. Sherrill, Commanding General of A WUTC, was held Saturday evening in the A WUTC officers' club, with officers of the 1st Training Battalion, the 501st Sig A W. Regt. and the 588th Sig. A. W. Bn., and their hygiene clinic. Several fellows have gotten discharges from listen-mits why it took him so long ing to these singing cats. They also charge admission. One fish. to get Laraine Day's auto-graph. The news photog-. Just the around the corner will come Sweet Looney tlre Swamp rapher was a little slow snap-GirL She will ask you for a contribution for her pal. You ask her ping ,the picture. who her pal is and she will say, Don't you want to help yourself?" Circumvent Sweet Looney the Swamp Girl. She's looney. Here you must climb a tree and take y our calisthenics. If you see Hardnose Henry up there you had better buy one of his special flophut sandwiches. H e sells these only to people who climb trees and they are made out of six parts world almanacs, eight parts of you and one part of me. They are not bad, however. Excuse me now, because I must run over to Swamp No. seven and see a guy who has a. plan to corner the market on words. He says you can get to the library and take a lease on any word you want and then charge people for using them. If I can make it there I'm going to try and get a lease on the personal pronoun "I". By the way, have you met Professor Ginpot Loblop van Goo No? Neither have L Who is he? Maybe he is _that guy who felt he was losing his grip. He is pretty sore about this because he had his socks and underwear in that grip. Chaplain Aaron K;Farmer of guests, in attendance. Texas has been to Arrangements for the reception 57 5th and has h1s offlces_ m were in charge of Maj. Samuel Chapel 8 at Flfth and N nght Sansweet executive officer of the in the battalion backyard. He 1st Training Bn. Punch and wants to meet the men even if wafers were served and an exthey aren't in trouble. cellent floor show with singing Prize observation of the sea-and dancing was emceed by T/5 son: When Laraine Day cut that "Rajah" Bergman. dl'oolable battleship cake in the Those in the receiving line messhall. last week, one open-were Brig. Gen. and Mrs. Sher mouthed GI was too shy to ac-rill, CoL and Mrs. R. W. Mccept a piece. Said Miss Day: Namee, CoL and Mrs. J. C V an "You'd better take it. It'll be a Ingen, Lt. Col. and Mrs. R P long time before you'll see an-Shiehl, Maj. and Mrs. Sansweet other cake with icing." and Lt. E F. Metcalf. These two incidents actually occurred, reports A WUTC's S-2: A private stationed in a staging area wrote a letter t-o a girl in which he listed several APO numbers with their geo graphical locations. The soldier was tried by a general court-martial and sentenced to six months at hard labor with forfeiture of per month for six m-onths. A lieutenant colonel stationed in a large city had access to information involving troop movements and other matters vital to national security. One evening he told a woman over a public telephone that he was flying overseas the next day and named his destination and p1obable time of arrival. A high 1 anking officer was mentioned as being a passenger on the same plane. The lieutenant colonel was relieved from active duty and reverted to inactive status. So you see, rank makes no difference. The main thing isdon't reveal information which will aid the enemy.


DREW FIELD ECH'OES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1943 PAGE SEVEN T / Sgt. Ray Popp at Clearwater FINA NCE UNIT PLANS SERIES OF SOCIALS New Theater At1873d Pleases All Dear Old D re w Is 501s : t Poet's Beautiful T 'heme By CPL. G. A. BRINKLEY By CPL. JIM KILLINGSWORTH The 1873d men are able to Once again we are privileged to open the column of seem more at home, since 50 1st SAW with one of Cpl. Frank H. Richardson's bits of they have their new theater verse: right here in the area. On DEAR OLD DREW the opening night we had Where the days are hot. some of the men from the And the nights are damp; You make your bunk every doggonemorn, base to come out and help And wish the Hell you were never born. dedicate it J?y rendering a You walk into the barrack after lights are blacked, short stage entertainment. Bang!-right at a helmet-y-our head feels ctacked. The men here seem to enjoy Off to medics you'll be sent, the new theater despite the fact To get two Aspirins by a non-com gent; that it has no top at the pres-But if your temperature is a hundred and ,three, Wen1 1 t 1 I am sure tha t the men bet; show a great interest in it, If you haven't seen the nurses-brother! and soon we will have a nice You ain't seen nothin' yet. enclosed theater. Congratula-So-after all is said and done, htonsh to S /Sgt. Hezekiah Car-Don't we have just Ooodles of fun? s a r p en for doing a swell job. :=-=-==-=------------it Apparently lack of space pJ:eaWell, as. vented the following paragraph Headquarters Co., who was mart. Gt eorOgCeS 0 Is han his from appearing in last week's ried some weeks ago to a lovely: ay 0 provi mg e can effort but-better late than nevpas s the physical exam. Now that A t Ad" t t (Zd Lt) Sh lassie from our favonte villageSgt O M ll d er. ss JU an er Cl t ea y 1s so well han J. Umansky is pretty proud earwa er. With his OCS application, I am of that youngster of his, Sherman But another of Comsure. that Sgt. Allen Gooden, Sgt. Jr. and darned if the little fel-pany F clan; Sgt. Bill Tilley, a And! ew Murray, T /Sgt. RuloV:, doesn' t already outrank his femme fancier in his own right, ben .Phaz:elson Will try to fol-old man You've got to address says "nix" to the "I Love You low m his stead. his as "Coionel" or he won't even Truly" boys; we have a suspicion know; all of recognize you! Asked for a state-his heart is still somewhere in Medics have from their ment, the proud poppa said: the Carolinas an operat.Ive advanced medical school. I "Well the next one will be a girl, reports a 501st 1st Lt., frownm. g know that our call will be then 'another boy, then another on the privilegt;s accorded By SGT. JOSEPH FALCONER now. Smce congratula-igrl, then ... whoa-better check silver bar, stood m the chow Who doesn't enjoy the thrill of a good sweet bans are in order, I wish to with Daisy (Mrs. U) before I go 'tother morn, ate Confidentially it is known that they are few throw a f.ew Clarence Jones' way, any further!" with the GI's, then stood lme who has JUSt been promoted from W 1 f d.' t th" g and cleaned the tray and silverand far between. For this reason, T / S Ray Popp, who head-Pvt. to Pfc. lf he keeps up the ft re at ways bn ware before returning them to ed the recent Detachment Picnic has been working with way he is going, he will a own Sgt. the kitchen; told by the _mess of-his committee to continue the of social events for the beSgbtcDk u?d Pta 1 T 1 /:th. h h t "Neil". O'Shea was a fa.,. Dancing! swing band? E 1 t d d c 'l' p l f h F" Off" 0 aVI u er, w 0 as JUS mous JOCkey m the early Twen-' .: n IS e an IVI Ian ersonne o t e Inance Ice. returned from furlough, has been ties. Rode in the famed KenI'm one of the men. As yet, no details have been promoted to S /Sgt. Sgt. Neal tucky Derby and was a personal There s an officer who deserves ou. t as the plans are still Colonel Lampert '!B" Co.'s mess Sgt. has also friend of the fabulous Earle a niche in the hall of fame In the primary stage. However, promoted to S/Sgt. and if T/4th Sande. Dick Driver IS as soon as the committee has Elve Clay, Sgt. John Pryor, Sgt. f:;X: and wide for his gun: things in order they will be pre-Assumes S-4 Frederick Edwards and T/4th NEAR BENEDICT totm ability) had a tough sented to Col. Nye and his staff Lucien Lombard keep on at the On the threshold of taking the Thursday three were a h!f f I 1 AWUTC p rate they are going, they will not-so-fatal leap is handsome, tle too much for hm?. and Fn-or. ma approva OSt make S /Sgt. like their friend R"oy likeable Sgt. Jim Matthews, from day he made the mis. take of fall-With the first party off to a b th d B. Roberts. We must not for-1st Reporting Co.; says it'll be in ing out o ays good start there is reason to be-get that Wallace Gabriel, the de-December ... guess he got the he reqUired a. bit of rt;stmg-up lieve that this one will surpass tail man, and John W. Bradley inspiration from his ex-boss, before ret1,1rnmg to h1s usual it in grand style. made the grade of Cpl. 1st/Sgt. Leon Lennertz, now of strenuous duties. AFTER HOLIDAYS


JINX FALKENBURG and Dr. Eduardo Santos, former president of Colombia, clasp hands while she displays the flogs of the two Allies at on informal luncheon. La Falkenburg is star of "Cover Girl," due soon : at W ar Deportment theaters. IRVING BERLIN, author of "This Is The Army," is invited by George Murphy to give out with his famous World War I song, "Oh How I Hate To Get Up In The Morning. Berlin accepts the invitation in "This Is T.lie Army," which opehs at Theater No. 5 ,at l p .m. December 3. LIEUTENANT RONALD REAGAN is convinced by Joan Leslie in the Worner Brothers movie version of "This. Is The Army" that they should marry. In real Army life Reagan ts_ a lieutenant. In m6vie he is a corporal. What To Do In Tovvn uso TODAY Noon-Wives Luncheon, 607 Twiggs St. 7 p.m.-Mr. and Mrs. Club, supper. 607 Twiggs St. 8 p m .-Spanish class, 607 Twiggs St. Parish Night, 506 IYiadison St. Dancing party, 710 Harrison St. (Negro). .. Patio dance, 214 North Blvd: TOMORROW 10 :3 0 a.m.-Expectant Mothers Class, 607 Twiggs St. Noon-Wives Luncheon, 607 Twiggs St. 6 p.m.-Fish Fry, 821 S Rome Ave. 7:30 p.m.-Art for Fun, 9.07 Twiggs St 8 p.m.-Music and Singcopa tion, 607 Twiggs St. Patio Dance, 506 Madison St. 8:30 p :m.-Musical feature, 214 North Blvd. NOVEMBER 27 Noon-Wives 607 Twigg' s St. 8:30 p m .-Hillbilly band, 607 Twiggs St. Musicale, 506 Madison St. Dance, 214 North Blvd. NOVEMBER 28 9:30 a .m.-Coffee Hour, 506 Madison St. Coffee Hour, 706 Twiggs St. 11 a.m.-Breakfast, 821 S. Rome Ave. 3 p.m.-Philharmonic Sym phony broadcast, 607 Twiggs St, 4:30 p .m.-Music Study Social Hour, 607 Twiggs St. 6 p m .-Vesper Service, 214 North Blvd. Supper, 821 S. Rome Ave. 7 p.m.-"Club Sing, 214 North Blvd. 7 : 15 p.1n "Let' s Discuss," 607 Twiggs St. 8 214 North Blvd. NOVEMBER 29 Noon-Wives Luncheon, 607 Twiggs St. 2 p.m.-Sewing Class. 607 Twiggs St 7 p.m.-Classical Music. 607 Twiggs St. 8 p.m.-G am e s, ping-pong tournament, YMHA, Ross and Nebraska Sts. Debating Club' (1st and 3d weeks), 710 Harrison St. (Negro. ) Spanish Class (2d and 4th weeks), 710 Harrison St. (Negro). 8 : 30 p.m.-Singcopation, 607 Twiggs St. Special Program, 214 North Blvd. G y m Night, ping-pong tournament, Bridge Club, Dance, 506 Madison St. NOVEMBER 30 Noori-Wives Luncheon, 607 Twiggs. St. 7:30 p.m.-Art for Fun, 607 T-..,wiggs St. 8 p.m.-Party, Service Center, 214 North Blvd. L,oto Club (1st <>.nd 3d weeks), 214 North Blvd. Dramatic Club (2d and 4th weeks), 214 North Blvd. 8 :3 0 p.m.-Community Sing, 506 Madison St. Typing Class, 710 Harrison St. (Negro). 9 p.m.-Chess Club, 214 North Blvd. 9 : 30 p.m.-Educational Movie and Typing Class, 710 Harrison St. DECEMBER 1 Noon-Wives Luncheon, 607 Twiggs St. 7 : 30 p .m.-Glee Club practice, 507 Twiggs St; 8 p.m.-Dance. 506 Madison St. D a .nce Instruction, 607 Twiggs St. Class, 710 Harrison St. (Negl'o). 8 :3 0 p.m.-Feature Movie and Camera Club, 214 North Blvd. I Sarasota, Tam.,a Offer Free Beds The Sarasota American Legion Post,"'Sarasota, offers free lodging for enlisted men any night 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 Boulevard and Ninth street,, Sarasota. The Scottish Rite Building, 502 E. Lafayette St., Tampa, houses a free 50-bed dormitory, reserved for service men. SER.VICE CLUBS TODAY 7:30 p m .-Bridge Tournament, 1008 Kay St. 8 p.m.-Chess, and Ch.ecker Tournaments, YMHA, Ross and Nebraska Aves. Party, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler Sts. TOMORROW '7:30 p .m. -Dance for Drew Field men, 1008 Kay St. (Negro) NOVEMBER 27 7 p.m.-Dance, Elks Club, Florida Ave. and Madison St. 7 : 30 p.m. -Soldiers chorus, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Florida Sts. 8 p.m.-Open House, YMHA, Ross and Nebraska Ave!l NOVEMBER 28 1 p.r'n.-Open House, Tampa and Tyler Sts. .. 2 p .m.-Special guest hour, 710 Harrison St. Intersocial Club, games, 506 Mad!son St. 5 p .m.-Navy Mothers Club, 3051/2 Water St. p.m.-Songfest and re freshments, Florida Ave. and Tyler Sts., First Methodist Church. 6 p.m.-Victory Vespers, Chris. tian Service Center, broadcast over WTSP. p.m.-Vespers Service, Men' s C enter, 1008 Kay St. (Negro). 8 p.m.-Dance, Drew Field or chestra, YMHA, Ross and Ne braska Aves 8:15 p.m.-Singaree and Fellowship Hour, Polk and Marion Sts. 9 p m .-Informal hour, Tampa and Tyler Sts. NOVEMBER 29 7:30 p.m.-Symphony Orches tra practice, Tampa and Tyler Sts. 8 p.m.-Ping Pong tournament, YMHA, Ross and Nebraska Aves. Dance, 1008 Kay St. NOVEMBER 30 6:30 p.m.-Victory Girls chorus, 1008 Kay St. 7 p .m.-Tampa Chess Club, DeSoto Hotel. 8 p m.-Bowling YMHA, Ross and Nebraska Aves. 8 : 15 p.m.-Dance, Municipal Auditorium. DECEMBER 1 7 : 30 p.m.-Ping Pong tourna-ment, 1008 Kay $t. 8 p .m.-Community sing, YMHA, Ross imd Nebraska Aves. 9 : 15 p.m.-Camera Club and. Bridge instruction, 214 North Blvd. 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. 4 E-lst & Ave. L No. 5 Camp DeSoto No. 6 Plant Field No. 8 4th & Ave. L *No. 9 Hosp. Area-B-10 *No. 10 1st & Ave. J ''No. 11 2nd & Ave. N No. 12 Flight Line No. is WAC Area 3rd F. C. 3 F. C. Hq. Filling Sta. Ave; J at E. Fence *-Branches with 'Soda Fountains or Beer Gardens. Baptist Church Extends Welcome The First Baptist Church, La fayette and Plant avenues, ex tends a hearty invitation to all Drew Field service men, to take advantage of its extensive program of service activities. Under the direction of the Rev. Leavell, a six-invitation program has been arranged as follows: Sunday, 9:45 a m .-Service Men' s Bible Class. Sunday, 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.-. Prayer Service and Sermon. Sunday, 6 : 45 p m -B apt is t Training Union. Sunday, 9 p .m.Social Gettogether. Thursday, 8 p.m.-Recreation Hour. All hours-Welcome to our Homes. \ I .. St. Petersburg Information, guest cards, etc., at the. Recreation Office, Defense Building, 5th St. and 2d Ave. N. Phone 4755 HOME CENTER, 256 Beach Drive North, open daily from 9 a m to 11 p m .. Informal' dancing. Coffee and cookies. Laundry; ironing and sewing facilities. Bathhouse, suits and towels for bathers. Showers, shaving and naps. Dance instruction. PIER CENTER, Municipal Pier. Informal dahcing. Game rooms, pool table, writing rooms, lounges. Dance instruction .Wednesday. USO CLUB, 433 3d St., S. Writing room, pool, games, mailing service, sewing service, stationery, shaving service, etc. TOMORROW 7 :30 p.m: Special Party. Dance. Orchestra. Pier Center. Music Hour, USO Club. NOVEMBER 27 1 p m Listen to football game. USO Club. 7 p m Games, pool, ping-pong, checkers, USO Club. 8 Dance at Pier. NOVEMBER 28 9 a.m. Coffee Hour, Sunday papers. Home Center. 10 a m Leisure hour. USO Club. 2:30 p.m. Tea Dance. Orches tra. USO Club. NOVEMBER 29 7 p.m. Game night. Ping-pong, Lucky Star, ring toss, quoits, etc. Pier Center. 7:30 p.m. D ance instruction, Ralph Case, instructor. Learn the latest d a n c e s t e p s and dances. USO Club. 8 : 30 p m Informal d a p. c in g. USO Club. NOVEMBER 30 7 : 30 p.m. Classical Recordings. Infor.mal dancing. Games. Pier Center. DECEMBER 1 Noon Wives Club Luncheon, Detroit Hotel. Wives of all enlisted men cordially in vited. p .m. Bingo. Prizes. Serv ice men's wives in vited. USO Club. DECEMBER 2 7:30 p.m. Games and informal dancing. Pier Center.$ 8:00 p .m. Dick Spencer' s or chestra. USO Club. St. Petersburg Spa Pool open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The city recreation department offers special rates to men in uniform. 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 T ampa. This board provides 17-municipal playgrounds for whites and four for negroes. Included on this program are organization games, rhythmic and special activities, 24 volleyball teams, basketball and softball. Masonic Meeting John Darling Lodge, F. and A. M., 610 Madison street, Tampa, extends fraternal greetings and welcome to all Mason brothers. An invitation is e)l: tended to attend the weekly Wednesday night meetings.


; REW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY{; .NOVEMBER 25,.1943i!i!}lfW@11i!i!ilHttl FREE SHOWERSMf1@i;HIIiiMf:li!lFit'EE COFFEE !ii!@tii!.!.Mi!f:ttK1IEi1FREE EDU-CATION)i!lJtf:ii@tMMWii PAGE NINE .. St. Petersburg Information, guest cards, etc., at the. Rec::reati6n Office, Defense Building, 5th St. and 2d Ave_ N Phone 4755 HOME CENTER, 256 Beach Drive North, open daily from 9 a.m to 11 p.m. Informal dancing. Coffee and cookies. Laundry, ironing and sewing facilities. Bathhouse, suits and towels for bathers. Showers, shaving and naps, Dance instruction. PIER CENTER, Municipal Pier. Informal dancing._ Game rooms, pool table, writing rooms, lounges. Dance instruction .Wednesday, USO CLUB, 433 3d St., S. Writing room, pool, games; mailing service, sewil1g service, stationery, shaving service, etc. TOMORROW 7:30 p.m. Special Party. Dance. Orchestra. Pier Center. Music Hour, USO Club. NOVEMBER 27 1 p.m. Listen to football game. USO Club. 7 p .m. Games, pool, ping-pong, checkers, USO Club. 8 p.m: Dance at Pier. NOVEMBER 28 9 a.m. Coffee Hour, Sunday papers. Home Center. 10 a.m. Leisure hour. USO Club. '2:30 p.m. Tea Dance. Orches tra. USO Club, NOVEMBE'l, 29 7 p.m. Game night. Ping-pong, Lucky Star, ring toss, quoits, etc. Pier Center. 7:30 p.m. Dance -instn,tction, Ralph Case, instructor. Learn the latest d a n c e s t e p s and dances. USO Club. 8:30 p .m. Informal dancing. USO Cl_ub. NOVEMBER 30 7:30 p.m. Classical Recorliings. Infor,mal dancing. Games. Pier Center. DECEMBER 1 Noon Wives Club Luncheon, Detroit Hotel. Wives of all enlisted men cordially invited. p .m. Bingo. Prizes. Service men's wives invited. USO Club. DECEMB_ER 2 7:30 p.m. Games and informal dancing: Pier Center 8:00 p.m. Dick Spencer's chestra. USO Club. St. Petersburg Spa Pool open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The city recreation department offers special rates to men in .uniform. Tampa Rec reation 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 pJ,"ovides 17 municipal playgrounds for whites and four for negroes. Included on this program are organization games, rhythmic and special activities, 24 volleyball teams, basketball and softbalL Masonie Meeting John Darling Lodge, F. ail,d A. M., 610 Madison street, Tampa, extends fraternal greetings :and welcome to all Mason brothers. An invitation is tended to attend the weekly Wednesday night meetings. Clearwater .LpUNGE. 601 Cleveland ( op .. Capital Theater). Open 9 to 11 p .m., for tbe con vernence of service men. BEACH CENTER. Open Sat and Sunday from 10 a.m. to,: p m Open week days by Directions may be ob .at the Lounge_ : D;A.NC.tS: Wednesday nights fr9rp.': 8 p.m. to 10 :3 0 p .m., and SatBFC!a y from 8 p.m. to p.m. Auditorium. Heralds ning of Line Building several weeks of hamthe new office building, Base Flight, Parachute and Communications on u'" au "" has finally been opened. ee WACs, Sgt. M Alex S. Baker and Pvt. 0 assigned to the redepartments, lent the fawell-known "Feminine when they arranged a housewarming fer the event. Schreck and Capt. into the spirit pr9viding the de ts for the fruit was served. W ard commandil}g the WAC Detachment, grats on behalf of the the form of a large us cake. who tasted the cake send compliments to the little Margaret Cox, who was for the design and c .utting of the cake marked I opening of the party, by the congenial Yohe, Schreck GIRL for the 1957 blades is pictured The ECHOES re 'the piCture and sug from T / 5 G R. of 2d SAW. The atyoung lady is Miss Ann Haynes, niec.e /5 Bogue A good r she is, and no doubt 1 957 lads will be ed to show Miss she was during POST .. THEATERS In order to conserve paper, mimeographed schedules will no longer be distributed to your' organization. This listing of theatre programs, radio broadcasts, and Drew Field entertainment schedules may be snipped from .. the ECHOES and placed on the bulletin board of your organization for your convenience. THEATER TIMETABLE Nos. 2 and 4--6 ;md 8 p.m. Nos. 5 and 1>--7 an!l 9 p.m. No. 7:--7 p.m. No. 8---8 p.m. SUNDAY MATINEES_ .Nos. 1, 3 nnd 7-2 p.m. Nos. 2, 4 an--3 p.m. DAILY AND SUNDAY MATINEES No. 5--1, 3 aul 5 p.m. (The,n .ters 7 aml 8 are for colored troops.) TODAY THEATERS 1 and 5 Old Acquaintance: Bette Davis Gig Young, Miriam Hopkins. THEATERS 2 and 7 Henry Aldrich Haunts a Ht}use: Jimmy Lydon, Charlie Smith, Joan Mortimer. Gilde,rsleeve on Broadway: Harold Peary, Billie Burke. 3 and 4 Thousands Cheer: Kat h r y n Grayson, Gene Kelly, Kay Kyser and orchestra. THEATERS 6 and 8 Riding High: Dorothy Lamour, Dick Powell, Victor Moore TOMORROW THEATERS 1 and 5 Gangway for T o mo.rrow: Mar ge:, Wally Brown, John Carra-dine. THEATERS 2 and 7 Paris After Dark: George San ders, Brenda Marshall, Phillip Dorn. THEATERS 3 and 4 Old Acquaintance: (See cast above), THEATERS 6 and 8 Riding High: (See cast above).' SATURDAY THEATERS ..,1 and 5 Banjo on My Knees: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea,-. Walter Brennan; Pete Smith, Terry Toon cartoons. THEATERS 2 and 7 Riding High: (See cast above). THEATERS 3 and 4 Old Acquaintance; (See cast above). THEATERS 6 and 8 Paris After Dark: {See cast above); Army-Navy Screen Magazine; Dizzy Newsr,eel; Phantasie Cartoon. NOVEIVIBER 28 THEATERS 1 and 5 Whistling in B rooklyn: Red Skelton, Arm Rutherford, Rags Ragland; Popeye Cartoon; Newsreel. THEATERS 2 and 7 (Saturday's program repeated). THEATERS 3 and 4 G ang\vay for Tomorrow: (See cast above). Unusual Occupations; Grantland Rice Sportlight; Cavalcade of the Dance. THEATERS 6 .and 8 Old Acquaintance: (See cast abov'e). NOVEMBER 29 THEATERS 1 and 5 (Sunday's program repeated). THEATERS 2 and 7 Falcon and Coeds: Tom Conway, Jean Brooks, George Givot. Smart Guy: Rick Vallin, Wanda McKay,' Jack LaRue. THEATERS 3 and 4 Banjo on My Knees: (See cast above), Terry Toon and Pete Smith Novelty. THEA'l'ERS 6 and 8 \ (Sunday's program repeated). NOVEMBER 30 THEATERS 1 and 5 Falcon and Coeds: above). Smart Guy: above). THEATERS 2 and 7 Old Acquaintance: above). THEATERS. 3 and 4 (See cast (See cast (See cast Whistling in Brooklyn: (See cast above). THEATERS 6 and 8 .Gangway for Tomorrow: (Se e cast above). Unusual Occupations; Grantland Rice Sportlight; Cavalcade of the Dance. DECEMBER 1 THEATERS 1 and 5 His Butler's Sister: Deanna Durbin, Franchot Tone, Pat O 'Brien. Donald Duck, Newsreel. THEATERS 2 and 7 (Tuesday's program repeated). THEATERS 3 and 4 I (Tuesday's program repeated). THEATERS 6 and 8 Banjo on My Knees: (See cast above). Pete Smith and Terry Toon cartoon. DECEMBER 2 THEATERS 1 and 5 (Wednesday's program repeat-ed). THEATERS 2 and 7 Gangway for Tomorrow: (See cast above). Unusual Occupations; Grantland Rice Sportligl;lt; Cavalcade of the Dance. THEATERS 3 and 4 Falcon and the Coeds: (See cast above): Smart Guy: (See cast above). THEATERS 6 and 8 'Whistling in Bl"ooklyn: (See cast above). DECEMBER 3 THEATERS 1 and. 5 Tllis Is the Army: All-star cast. 2 and 7 Bartjo on :M:y Knees: (See cast above). THEATERS 3 and 4 His Butler's Sister: (See cast' above). THEATERS 6 and 8 (Thursday's program repeated). Radio By Drew Field Monday through Saturday, 7:05 a .m.-WFLA-"Drew Field Rev eille." Thursday, 10: 35 a.m.-WDAE69th Army Air Force B and. Thursday, 8:30 p.m.-WDAE"This Is NOT The Army." Saturday, 7 :3 0 p.m.-WFLA "Wings and Flashes." Sunday, 12:45 p.m.-WFLA"Drew Field Echoes." 3 Drew Trucks To Aid Tampa's Xmas Mail Rush Three trucks will be lent Tampa's Post Office to assist in parce: delivering during the Christmas rush, Capt_ Winclow J Janda, postal officer for Drew Field, announced yesterday. To offset .the lack of sufficient rolling stock in Tampa to handle the huge -rush of bulk mail just before Christmas, trucks from Drew Field's motor pool will again deliver packages from house to house for a period of ten d ays or more, Capt. Janda said. No provision has been made for military drivers, he says, but their use is not an impossibility, Experienced. personneJ to assist in the handling of military mail also will be lent. "This depends," Capt. Janda said, "on how large the city's mail traffic is." Knights of Columbus Invites Soldiers Knights of Columbus meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Father Toomey, pastor of Sa cred 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 streets, above the military bus station. LOVELY DOLORES MORAN models a Navy Blue and dier blue ens : emble. She is in "Old Acquaintance," with Bette Davis, Gig Young and Miriam Hopkjns, which is now playing Drew Field War Department theaters. / NOW AND THEN: Irving Berlin, author of "This is The Army," wears thesame uniform he sported in World War I, when he wrote the first hit all-Army show, : 'Yip Yip Yap hank." His current stage hit and movie on Army life wa_s expected to net Army Emergency Relief approximately $12,000,000. Warner Brothers paid $250,000 outright to AER for the screen rights to the original stage show.


PAGE TEN DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSitAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1943 Gonorrhea Germ After Infection, Is Class Subject Swinging into the third weekly Noncom course, Capt. A. E. Abraham, Base venereal control officer, last Wednesday spoke before a large class on the effect of gonorrhea after the germ has entered the body. The Noncoms attending the,.....----------------. weekly. instruction s have been selected by commanders as potential company instructors. After completing the course, an examination will be given each man. Those passing will be awarded a diploma and return prepared to teach soldiers venereal disease control. MORE ABOUT-THANKSGIVING (COJ)tinued from P:1ge 1) TALK Camouflage Unit Of 5th A W Brings 'Mountain' Here SGT. MERLE E. FRIZZELE Mohamet couldn't go to the mountain so the mountain came to Mohamet. In effect that is what is happening in the 5th Training Battalion Camouflage school. Using a blackboard to il_lus trate, Capt. Abraham drew a hke ness of the male and female organs which are most susceptible to infiltration by the gonorrhea germ. With this illustration the Captain further traced the course of the. germ after its entrance into the body. H'e showed why disability and sterility is the inevitable result of unchecked venereal disease and pointed out the urgency of immediate action to halt the diseases' growth. He discussed in detail what heedless action would eventually bring to anyone so afflicted-namely: mental depression, disability, one's home and, in some cases, sterility. Drew men handing the Weatherford Raiders a 14-6 whipping. It was expected the 465th AAF band will be present to play between the halves. AWUTC men will have only a half day's work, with training activity ceasing at 11:30 a.m. SpeCial services will be held at chapels and the turkeys will be devoured at 1 p.m. Both Service Clubs will be ablaze with holiday spirit. Service Club No. 1 started the Thanksgiving spirit with a formal dance last night. Music was played by the 69th AAF Band. CHRISTMAS SEAL SALES begin at Drew Field Post Exchanges today and will continue throughout the holidays, it was announced yesterday. Above, Miss Pauline Jameson of PX Number l pins upa poster. These attractive posters are displayed at all Drew PXs. Profit from the sales goes to victims of tuberculosis, and soldiers are urged to purchase tflem when sending Xmas packages to friends and relatives. As new wrinkles appear in the training schedule of the school and the problems of the grad-'" in the field come to light anq formation trickles back from battle zones on the knowledge needs of camfoufleurs in the field, it becomes thE self appointed task of the school authorities to disseminate the information to those in training in whatever locality they may be When the GI vehicle goes by loaded to overflowing with gras s mats, grass ropes, vine ropes, braided weeds, garnished nets and makeshift garnishing something new has been added. HIGH SPEED PLAN Although the school is now working at top speed with the best classes in its brief colorful history there is always time for someone to go into the field and make inspections and answer the problem questions. The nucleus of a laboratory is being set up as p;.rt of the school. It doesn't consist entirely of bottles and test tubes, although that may some day be an integral part. Right now the big question being answered by the school is, "How do we do when we have nothing to do with?" SING, DANCE 569th Party Set For Next Monday .J Tonight the highlight at Service Club No. 1 will be a community sing. with Miss Mary Climaxing the lecture, Capt. Newkirk at the piano. By CPL. HANK GOODMAN Abraham had present four volunteers from the hospital's ward who were formerly infected. The gesture on the part of the volunteers was two-fold, the captain STRONG P"OINT Their plight brought home more forcibly than any other means the dire results of those who failed to heed. the recommendations of the Army health officers and an honest effort on their part to help other soldiers. After answering questions {rom class members, the session ended with th"'e showing of a motion picture. The picture titled "Know For Sure," brought out the symptoms of syphilis how it may enter the body; methods of determining its activities, treatment and how vital is the need of an occasional blood test by all. The program for the remaining lectures is: DECEMBER 1 8 :30 A,.M "Role ot Non-CommisSIOned V p C O .. Lecture, Sergeant HeVJa. Drscussion. Captain Pamphlet, "Guide for A M .-"Model Lecture By a Non Com." Lecture, Sergeant Nova skowsky. Critique by Class. Captam Abraham. DECEI\lBER 8 8:30 A M. "S!Jbstitutive Activities." .,. Le.cture, L1e_utenant Sullivan. Dis. MaJor Delano. Pamphlet, Boy Meets Girl In War Time." 9 : 15 A,.M "'Segregatlons vs. RepressiOn of Prostitution. Lecture Captain Abraham. Pamphlet" "The Case Against prostitution.': Pamphlet, "Why Let It Burn?" DECEMBER 15 8:30A.M. -"Regulations Concerning Venereal Disease Lecture." Lecture, Captain Lewis. 9:15 A.M.--;-"Epidemiology.'' Lecture, Capta!n Abraham. Discussion, Captam. Abraham. Pamphlet. "Are You Bemg Played For a Sucker?" DECEMBER 22 8 :30 A.M.-'"Educational Methods." Lecl!Jre, Captain Abraham. DiscussiOn. Sergeant Hevia. Pamphlet, "X Marks the Spot." Pamphlet,_ "Jerry Learns a Lesson." 9 :15 A.M.-Final Examination. True False Examination. There will be a dance tonight The details are settled and at Club No. 2. Soldiers 569th's 2nd Reporting Company may either or both places of looks forward to a party on M:onrecreatwn and fun. G tt. b k t th f d 1 day next. And smce most cele-e mg ac o e oo ang e of the holiday, Drew Field sol-brations seem to require an ex-diers and their guests will have cuse, we've pinned this one on the opportunity to consume 2,000 Thanksgiving. pounds of turkey, according to Other responsibilities have been Capt. Paul G. Thomas, QM sales pinned on Lt. Ernest Price, who officer who was in the turkeyis in charge of arrangements, and raising business 25 years before Sgt. Powell Lobel, who schemes he entered the Army. at the head of his entertainment Captain Thomas announced committee of one. "The p1ogram two changes in the master War will be a dilly!" says Lobel in his Department Thanksgiving Day rather extravagant menu. Creamed corn will be manner. substituted for string beans, while hard, GI candy will be sidetracked for fruitcake The captain said the candy didn't move so well last year, so he obtained permission from the Fourth Service Command to substitute the fruitcake. In addition to the 2,000 turkies to be supplied at the Thanksgiving meal, here are the hard facts on other items and the amounts to be consumed at the meal: Cranberry sauce, 1,750 jars; coffee, 1,075 pounds; corn, 1,050 large cans; peas, 1,050 large cans; pickles, 350 gallons; pumpkin, 4,200 quarts; butter, 817 pounds; celery, 3,500 pounds; potatoes, 24,500 pounds; tomatoes, 7,000 .pounds; lettuce, 2,100 pounds; flour. (for rolls), 5,600 pounds; nuts,. 7 000 pounds; mayonnaise, 87% gallons; fruitcake, 4,200 pounds; oranges, 175 bushels; apples, 265 bushels, and grapes, 7,000 pounds-plus huge quantities of salt, pepper, sugar and other condiments. Happy Thanksgiving. Pass the Bromo, please. Answer to BOB HAWK'S YANKWIZ There's a touch of "Air Cadet Fever" in the battalion. M/Sgt. Earl F. Foulk, S/Sgt. Arthur B .. Cook and Pfc. Patrick G. Waddell have been transferred to the Air Corps to be appointed in the future as aviation cadets. In the mean. time, T/4 Carlo Silvesti awaits the decision that will put him on a similar order. Coming down to earth briefly, Dominick is presently busy with allotments, letters to live off the post, etc. Time out for a sigh. And thEm there is T /5 Steve Bernath who is; the proud pop of 'an eight-pound boy. We express our congratulations to Steve and admiration for Headquarters and Plotting Company whose T. 0. is rapidly being filled with eightpound boys. And while we're on the subject of Headquarters and Plotting Company we'd like to wish speedy recovery to the company commander, Lt. Robert B. Langan, now in the hospital. We now have a man Friday in the person of Pfc. Jerome Weissman, who does a little reporting from 1st Reporting Company. The rest of the space is his. Friday says: Lt. Johnson is a new man these days, his wife presented him with a brand new baby boy. Nice go-1. 50 per cent. ing, Lieutenant; but those ci-2. Dentistry-neck: part be-gars, how could you? Pfc. Hertween the root and the crown; bert Wiessberg is really one crown: artificial substitute for soldier in a million. natural crown of a tooth; cement: plastic material for filling tooth He was called mto the orderly cavities room to sign his request for fur-. lough, and when T /Sgt. Williams 3 The bee keepmg mdustry. said "You will be able to leave 4. By moving its front wings in time to be at home for Christ By. _rubbing together mas," Weissberg paused a mo specia_lly modified parts of, the ment and said, "Sarge, J would forewmgs. like to have a furlough, but I Praise the Lord-and Pass No Information r 5 Nap or down; to forget one's just can't accept it at that time. lines; in golf, to strike a ball ly-There are so many boys of a difing well under grass so it is ferent faith than mine that would driven straight up. appreciate a furlough for Christ6 Forward. and I wouldn't !eel right 7. Women are rounder headed takmg that opportumty away from them. Thanks just the than men. same." Let' s give Pfc. Weissberg 8. Yes. a hand, boys, for showing the 9. Yes. (Sometimes called horse real co-operative spirit of a U S. mackerel.) soldier. Downtown in Tampa, t'other day, we spoke with an old fellow who sent us on our way with our head high and our heart happier. "Yes sir," he stated, "Every time I pass a WAC on the street, I salute her. Sometimes they think I'm fresh, and that sorta hurts my feelings. Lots of the girls salute. back. That makes an old man feel pretty chipper. I salute the WACs just as I salute our flag. Believe me, I'm proud of our girls in uniform!" Wasn't that nice? That's a verbal salute to a group of gals who really deserve it. Pfc. Grace Zilka, who has the dubious honor, as part of Captain Screck's department, of inspecting WAC shoe soles every Saturday morn, isn' t above using the same inspection tricks used by the rest of the gals. At least, Grace, we'd like to know where your little brogues were last Sat urday. Don't try to get out of it, we saw you put 'em in your barracks bag! That lucky guy who roamed 'round the WAC area with legitimate reason, MP Joe Nigro, won' t be around there any more. After making pals with all of the girls who wandered in, he's gonna relax a bit in a nice, quiet desk job. Says the job was fun, and he' s sorry he has to leave it. We're sorry, too, Joe. Says he'll be glad to step in 'n' help us with any little thing at any time. though. Corporal Molly Adams seems to make a habit of coming in at the same late hour with the same tall. good-looking fellow, night after night. And then she's always so engrossed in conversation with him that she just can' t seem to remember to introduce him to her friends. Ever see more pep exhibited by one person than that shown by Pvt. :rv):cManus, recent arrival. Sun up to sun down, she dashed around the Line and the WAC area, while her anxious officers shake, their heads and try to slow her down. Just the old Northern "git up and go," we s'pose. The smudge of black on an instructor's face may have been by accident or design. Perhaps he was experimenting with the carbon deposit from the exhaust pipe of a GI truck. He has already found charcoal and soot do a nifty job and that chap standing over a simmering kettle like the witch of folklore, hasn't gotten so tired of GI cooking that he is on his own in the food department. The concoction he brews may go down in the notes of the school as a field expedient paint; or another batch may be an adhesive; or still as adding an infrared quality to an artificial garland. He doesn't gather red clay, yellow clay, or powdered sand just to be putting in time. COLOR TECHNIQUE First he dries the clay, powders it, covers the surface with an" adhesive and then thinly coats the adhesive with the powdered clay. When the drying occurs the colors are not unlike those from real paint. Rain, of course, does things to the painted surface; but then, camouflage is work and the camoufluer expects to work. His fbt top sags from heat like his girl friend's underskirt when a shoulder strap is broken. Just as he must diplomatically tell he.r, he must also in a like man ner tell his buddies that the task of maintenance must done. The grass he weaves into LU.!Jt:. changes color with age-even the texture changes. He must constantly be on the pob to improvise ways of acquiring the texture and color he needs to do the job of deception. The portion of the staff going into the field to hold critiques on the camouflaging of installations must be diplomatic, too. Their foremost problem is to teach; and telling isn't enough. Learning to do by doing is the best method yet devised in the teaching of camouflage. Razor Blades Used Against Nips Private Mary Lois Haight and her smooth Sergeant thought t'was just their dancing, when they saw everyone watching them, down at Larry Ford's. As the space about them cleared a little, Mary swayed graceful1y to the music, tilting her head and giving the boys a stagey smile. Suddenly smile froze, as she realized that it wasn' t her dancing, but a broken garter, which had stolen the stage. Sgt. Bob, blushing to the roots of his blond hair, led her quickly away, muttering things about priorities and such. GUADALCANAL. (CNS) Marines stick old razor blades in trees for Japs to cut their hands and feet on when they shin up to snipe. Mail Sped To Combat Areas SAN FRANCISCO-(CNS) V -mail now may be delivered to men stationed in the Pacific area within eight days.


DREW FIELD ECHOES, THY,RSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1943 PAGE ELEVEN :Conduct Medals Turnabout Go To SOld Menln9llthQM Twenty-five men of the 503d SAW were awarded Good M k N conduct Medals in an impressive ceremony last week with a es ews .Lt. Col. Norman H Evans, battalion commander, making S .ad Sack Gls Of 7 66th Corrie, Go on Furloughs 'the presentations. Those receiving the awards Staff Sgt. Bernard Ness, Sgt. Earl By T/S VERNON GOINS By PVT.-ROBERT F. PEYRAUD were: L. Belisle, Staff Sgt. Alfred Feld, Yes, boys, the sweet, p -almy furlough season 1's on full Sgt. Clayton Bohm, Sgt. David J "Keeping in time, as. fast ; .. First Sgt. Hubert J MeDonSgt. Walter R. Smal-as things happen around here, blast m. the Old 766th and you can't step out of your bar ough, lst Sgt. John E Mathews, T / 4 M. Carver, T / 4 that' tt t 11 d b t racks without welcoming one of our Sad Sack GI's home or 'Tech. Sgt. Elmer E : Dearmin, Wilham G. Diamond, T / 4 Wlls a pre Y a or er, u Tech. Sgt. Ben Forrest, Tech. Sgt. lia m J. Reposa, T / 4 Edwin J. iet's try to hang on and see saymg goodbye to some other happy, sm1lmg face! Ralph T : Keevil, Tech. Sgt. Al-W atts, Cpl. Bernard Brenner, what ha ens _In. fact! your correspondent is :fred S. Kosinski, Tech. Sgt. Cpl. Raymond S Godlove, Cpl. : PP .' shll from a fast, SI?-appy back). Reports say that Sid .George Schwindt, Tech. Sgt. Donald W. Hy:mphrey, T / 5 Steve Withm a penod of five d ays. furlough.' m old Chicago. charmed all the gals in the At Wayne E Simcox, Tec_h, Sgt. Paul J. Parish Jr. T / 5 George D Ra-We of 9 11 QM !'.latoon moved to And was he m a !og an. d lanta USO on his way back: ... F alk, Staff Sgt. Louis Kaabe, jotte, T / 5 0. Scott,. T / 4 a new Super-Ma_n and ram! It. took a 'To say nothing of that delightful <: ,1 Sgt. Wilburn T. Derrick, s Wemberg, Pvt. ylCtor White returned from MI-big bolt of KP and. a tour little lady back home. T Sgt Riley J Byrne E Pohorence Sgt. Edwm c. ami, The Great Scruggs goes on of guard duty to brmg him b ack St ff s t B d L M tt T 1 furlough; T / 5 Joseph Ames is va-down to the flat ground of Drew Alex Hillenbrand took Detroit a g emar o a y or. cationing at the About Field. b?" Furtado had a two hundred "hungry" Engineers ST. LOUiS MAN mce VISit With_ his mam;:. Bo_b y h k 'C k' T I arrived and extended our chow A t h Kohn lounged m leisure m Chi-; : an SCJIVIn_ CJ 00 s o ur line clear back to Columbus one cago and Cpl. performe_d Drive Most important of all T / 5 c 'k.. w h hy h d Y 1 1 the most heroic act any .man IS ms 1. e eai e a a ove y 11 d t d h for Th.lrd FC",Me n Gorge DaviS o ffiCially declares quiet furlough in that de th U)?th 0 l? A d c mstar-Sunda y as open house day and Old R' T St L I ne e I e ga .. n P an extends hearty invitations to all Tiver. owt.nll' h_ oufis.l nla Jones did the very same thing. way ony IS s I on IS ur oug 1, By SGT. ALVIN M. AMSTER to an_ d because he couldn't bear to say First Sgt. told Mes::; Wit'!'I him and h1s beauhgood bye to the little wife again. not to his bnef st:':IY It won't be until we'll be enjoying that big Thanksful wife, 1f know what I He did the smart thing by bring-m so, of course, we '_!giving dinper. Why_ not let our cooks know .how well you mean, and I thmk you _do. ing her along to Tampa with him. wont. the Old why continue, I could go And Pvt. Ellsworth Luddy, our Sarge, hasn t"'had a furlough _and it? Here's the Squadron's list: Sgts. Durham, on like that the rest of the big, buff' buddy from Waterbury, t wa_nt one. he might _Kessler, Roberts, Robert T. Smith; Cpls. Oke, Oxner, Castanq I shU wouldn' t cover Conn. just returned from a tour :vmd up hke Bowdish and Jones Commerford, McWhorter arid Robert B. Smith1 ; Pfcs. everything. of his old stamping grounds. Ells-if he goes home. d W lb W d d L C Technician 5th Class Wood-worth, in pre-w11-r days, used to SPACE SHORTAGE :'."Red" Reugger, Southar i ert oo s an a ount. ward claims he is going to try occupy himself pushing th9se W .ell, we would like to tell you :: And we mustn't forget the Mess to keep Pvt. Robert Martin frosted tank;ards of froth across what each of the boys did on his ::OffiCer, Lt. Joe Bohannan,. and 853d' s td from going to town for a whole the bar. 'And so for pal Luddy, holiday and who i s gone and who !Mess Sgt. Blanchard of the Signal Q 1ers week. Well that is going to be we paraphrase a ra_ther is coming back and how they all :Hq. Co. a tough job. It is a ,known old .ode to go somf:!thmg hke this: liked the home town, but, of ,i: _Other good news from the chow .__ fact that Martin has a girl Four Roses and Three Star course, the exacting editor of this :tl6use is that Cpls. Ed Oke and friend at both ends of town And one big shot for me. sheet just -won't give. u s the space Sam Oxner weiCe made _first p 1 h u t with I.::don't-ltnow-how-many Let there be no moaning at And so, we'll drop the subject 1c0,oks on-their shifts. Q IS p or in between. so you can see the bar of furloughs with a reminder that how. those rumors are \ trying to keep him out of town When I o .rder C & G. the South isn' t so bad after all 'still running around? And they is like trying to hold. back the Sid Foil says all is quiet 'in especially now that winter don't seem to be originating in Rltle Pract.lce. tide-it can't be done. Pana, Ill. again (now that hE!' S has settled upon our home lands. :,the latrines, eithE!r Via the old "grape-vine" I hear Woody Mellott came back from thatPfc. Tommy Cannon is going AWUTC PLA-NS SHo w, 'Ft. Myers Gunnery School, to leave on furlough sometime in showed us his aerial gunner's By PFC. ED. ALLERHAND December. That's swell, but how and then shipped out. Now '.t:ti.at the -has come he is packing his bags n o w ? P .urs OUT TALE. N T C 'ALL .-MORE ROMANCE? been safely stowed away in our I can't understand it. Can it be ,, that he is taking the Boy Scout '.' Could it be that a romance is book of memories we can settle "be prepared," motto to heart. brewing between Willie Jones of down to normal again' that is, .. d f H It is rumored that the Can-the Medics an one 0 our q. until the next o ne. 'gals? But Al Bahan broke a local non Ball will find the "Wel-; PX lovelies' heart when he told Confidentially, speaking, after come" sign missing and the her he married his gal from back that last one ye scribe was in no latch on the door if he keeps h'orrie. condition 'to turn out the regular acting like that at his girl .. weekly column, which accoui1ts friend' s house. They say he C on the recent 3A.F. for the fact that no detachment makes the place sound like a -P.T. test high scorers column appeared in the Echoes G. I. crap game .on pay day. : Cpl. Lou Chappell ran the last week. We'll try to make up That's bad, tisk! tisk!. (t::ourse in 49 seconds, did 13 for that in the future,. how, we ''chin ups and 114 si_ t ups don't rightly know. Anyway, the Congratulations have been ex' .Pfc. Dan Horowitz was cloClted party turned out swell as was ex-tended from several high offices :at 49 seconds .. did 15 chin ups pected and as soon asthe damage, for our splendid VD It ;-.'and 85 sit ups ; each man was. which was inconsequential' any-brings out the eff.icient work of }scored a 75. way, is paid for, we can start our VD control 'NCOs and shows ;-' B.pt it took Thomas,. Sahnl)'n, th1nking about the next one.. a real spirit of co-operation on ,. and Moncrief to set the total the pa:rtof the individuals of :,-:'-,best time in the run. Was it a ABOlJT READY. this Platoon. Let us keep up the two hours?_ Our first 'batch of ambitious good work and keep our record marksmen are nearly. Jfinished free of al1 blemishes in the fu :: Our sympathies are with their course of instruction ture. 'to Tech. Sgt. Pete Washe who re-and next week they will go out :cently lost his father. tq the range .and firefor record. _M /Sgt. Hornbrook, newcomer to The men are T / 5 Butter Bissette, A W Laff Parcide .i:Iq set the style by -being the first Pfc. Jack Martin, and Pvts. Dino t9 break out irr O,D. s. Canosio, and Tex Roberson. PI E Our. bet. is that an of these1 ans xpanSIOn :: Carpenter shop added boys will run up respectable pet-a baby swamp rabbit now scores and that all .of them will With larger crowds turning out keeps company with-Mike the be wearing marksman's medals each week, the A w Laff Parade Doberdman (when he' s arounq ) very shortly. Plans. are under is planning. bigger and !better en l:'f' -se"Y _the squirrel, and Whitey way to allow all the men in th e tertainment features for each t _c y-:i'p.bbit -Maybe Capt. Wallace detachment who have never Sunday ni'ght as the winter seaadd his new long.:.andfired for record to do so in the h h t ? near future. Lt. Roffw.arg. 1's son approac es. l._a;nky pup to t e collec wn L t s d ht t R working on these plans and as un ay mg a ecrea.. -. That fluffy little _ball of fur. will. announce them shortly. bon Hall number one the troupe 'in the Orderly Ro'om is "Tucky," played to a crowded house and (son of "Shults" Siwal Hqs. pet. It seems that the detachment put on a versatile program. The ;:(ana it's the C Q,:s job to walk has at its disposal one sl:\ow was MC', d by T / 5 ''Raj girlish figure at tl!at re-B-11, we hope. Kennon is sched-numbers. l ast Sunday which i-:ce-p.t AWUTC First Aid School? uled for a furlough. over the brought down the house. She will .::_;'.WelCome back from your trick and says. be back again n ext Sunday. An aV Finney General Hospital W .O. mtepds to nde his new acqmSI'other attractive miss is Miss Ruth J tion all the way home and back. Atkins who treated the boys to uel Lien. That w _on't J?e a short a novel s _ong and dance routine. i:':.Wonder what Sluka knows as he hves at Oxford, 1\t!ISSISSIPPI, Pvt. Bob Cassi'd y burned up that man Jim Selby has 1 th d 1 f peen getting from a certain Lilly? near Y a ousan mJ es rom the boards with a snappy tap ;>.Willoughby sits patiently and here. dance and the music was fur nished by the A W dance b and, sweats out that furlough. N p which is directe d by Sgt. Jack !-"-Stan Janowsk( Claims he enjoys Q:ZI riSOners Sarty. biff" dinner better than Escape. Return Just wha t the entextainment ;a t nything else. Even better than setup is for next Sunday h a s not pal? WINNIPEG; Canada-(CNS)-been decided but soldiers can Nineteen Germans escaped from rest assured that when they step ;..0Looking for a job, a I;>Ook, or a a war prison camp here last week, into Recreation Hall number one Want a radio? Somebody' s spent the night in a bli.zzard and at 8 : 15 p.m. of a Sunday evening :selling one ... Look it up in the next day, happy to that they are in for some solid 'your Echoes Want Ads. be "home" again. entertainment. Scheduled to go into rehearsal within a few days is the, big A WUTC "Minstrel Cavalcade." The all-star musical will feature nothing but GI talent and wiU be under the auspices of the A WUTC Spedal Service office and direct-ed by T / 5 Joe Kenealy. and placed in rehearsal soon enough it is expected that the show can be put on sooner. Corp-oral Kenealy, who is also writing the script, tentatively to be called "From Dixie Days to Harlem Nights," is looking for talent and urges all performers to contact him at A WUTC Special Service Office, 4th and L Avenue. It is planned to stage the show at Rec Hall No. 1 some time just before Christmas,. but if the essary.. talent can J::>e .. rounded up Singers, dancers; comedians and musicians are wanted and the r----------'------; more the merrier. It is planned MORE ABOUTto have at least si x end-men, a AWARDS (Continue d f1om Page 1) of the first flights to bomb Munda Point and to circumnavigate Bougainville. He participated in more than 40 occupational flights, totaling 312 hours and his ship destroyed a cruiser. Dixon's flight was credited with five direct hits on a 33 000ton Jap battleship, and for the destruction of 30 Zeros on the ground at Buka. His Flying Fortress also knocked down a huge four-engined Japanese Flying boat during an .. aerial <;luel. T /Sgts. Buckle and Dixon large chorus, an orchestra and several individual specialty acts. Performers finding it difficult to come in person for .an interview at the Special Service Office may telephone Cpl. Kenealy at extension 649. 760th Co. Men On Furloughs In Many States By PFC. ALFRED LEWIS This is our first venture in the "Drew Field Echoes" on behalf qf the 760th SAW Company. We hope thi s is the start of a pleasant association with both the Echoes and the 760.th. Due to the five-day furloughs it is hard to know who -is going to be here at any given d ate. We have men leaving and ret1,1rning almost every day. At home right now are the following m e n T / 3 Bru-ce Munyan who is visiting his folks for the first time in 17 months. He is from the far west; the State of Washington. S / S g t Dick F olland, the pride of Kitchen 29 who i s home for awhile in Salt L ake City, Utah. Cpl. Alber t Kramer who is practicing brotherly l ove in Philadelphia. Pfc. D ominick Alberto who promise d us tha t he was going to kis s the street s of Brooklyn whe n he gets home. We hope it tast e s b etter tha n it sounds. Pfc. Escho l Burc h one o f our peache s fro m Georgia. Eddie Hache y o n e of our f a v orites f r o m Wellsfleet, Mass. The sad sackiest sergeant of the m all, T / 4 Genie Morris, has jus t c o m e b ack e xtolling the virtues of his beloved Geor g i a His theme s ong at present is "I'm Dreaming of a 15-Da y Furlough."


PAGE TWELVE DREW FIELD ECHOES/ THURSDA Y1 NOVEMBER 251 1943 What No Corn? 903d To Georgia Son By CPL. A. ALLAN HARLAN It was obvious to me that. James D Pierce was ex hausted by the way; he over his bunk. "I'm give .out-completely, moaned James. "Through fair wear and tear?" I asked. "And this what a furlough does to you?" 'Fraid so" came the faint ---------------reply. was as honored by yer presence Donald "R" Pierce was coming as Gri:(,fin by mine?" up the steps. (The two are not take too long to related.) "I don' t know what to think of swer that," I interrupted. hlm.," I said, pointing to the life-tell us, Don, what did you do figure on the bed. while home?" WIENIES ROASTED as you like 'em. Dane ing with beautiful girls you lik e; and fun for "Well, Harlan, I had a .wonall was the united opinion of 4th SAW soldiers who last Thursday evening attended the QUESTION MARK derful time. I was home for my battalion party. The new .ly painted floor took quite a .be.ating from the smoothies and "Oh, that!" Don looked at the birthday and you never saw the A f f h T f h body and was unconcerned. I like of food. We had at least -especially the jitterbugs. bove you see a ew 0 t em cutting capers. ime out or t e doubt if the Salvage department eight fried chickens, plenty of dancers meant a gar,r1e for other soldiers who above seem occupied. The party was will recognize him this time. You pie and cake. I don't know when nee red by Lt. Joe A. Thornton/ Commanding Off icer of Company A1 and 1st Sgt. Gerald know it' s been so lo11g since he' s I enjoyed a meal like I did that F. Kaish. Mr. A L. Cuesta Jr. played angel and made possible the dancing partners. been in the hills and he isn' t one." Head roasters were Big Chief Keith Hazen and Kurylo WHAT-NO <:;ORN? ___________ ...::::_ ____ -,_________ _:___:. _____ __:. ________ D ijja have any Georgia corn?" 'T' MEAN e s TRAINI N G I B The silent form suddenly vi-James D had a curious smile c earwatef US brated with life. "That's on his. face. enough of your insinuatin' re"No," Don paused, "we had R t Ch d marks, Donald! Now get out plenty of good coffee!" FOR 576TH OFF I CERs ou e ange before I do something,drastic." James gave a look of disap-T I I d D Donald "R" just laughed. proval. 0 nC U e feW "Boy, Griffin, Georgia, must be "Then I spent a week out, on ST. UDYIN G NEW TR. ENDS a wonderful place. If all the the lake with a friend of mine," residents are just like you ... ," D t' d "W h d Drew Field military and ci-on con mue e a a won-he kidded. derful time, and caught all the vilian personnel now have the James "D" had risen to a fish we wanted." "Training," the "T" of A WUTC, has acquired new convenience direct bus trans-sitting position, poised for ac"Like Paradis e! I remarked. meaning for officers of the 57 6th Signal A W Battalion, and portation between the Base and tion. "I hope so, ""' said Don. "I as a they are becoming better qualified for any Clearwater. "Speakin' of Griffin," he said, stayed up as .late as I wanted; I'm a wonderin' if Kansas City ate what I liked and had no tion they may be asked to .fill during "the durat-Ion plus Busses between Tampa and MP' s to tell me to button up my six." Clearwater now make 14 regu jacket," sighed Don, dreamily. splitting up company and bat-subjects in which they are in-larly scheduled stops at the Rat10n Roundup Just then the chow cl!ll blared talion duties so that all can take terested, and men southeast entrance, it was ?D. mto furlough revene. advantage of the opporturiity, all in that line have spoken: The nounced by A D Hartsell, oper-I astonished. Both men officers of the unit are acquiring only requirement for a speaker ator of the Gulf Coast Motor Ration Book No. 4 may be grabbed their equipment and new knowledge daily. has been that he know his subpicked up today. at the Base went for a meal. They almost SWARTZ COMMANDS ject and that the subject be of Line, Inc. Ration Board. You must bring ran over me getting out of the benefit to an officer-perhaps I t had been or.Igmally .Plann,ed your No. 3 book with you and St t 0 t b Lt c 1 barr.acks. Pulling myself to-ar mg m c o er, o .. not today nor tomorrow, but at to operate spec.Ial earners, be-' f 1'11 out application available at T W S t h d D 1 d Cl gether, it dawned upon me asso war z, w o assume least some time during his tween rew an earthe ration board. You may pick what a powerful force the ap-command of the organization at Army career. water, the .lme s request. for up No. 4 books for your whole that time, secured Major Thomas Th. 576th h h t b the special serviCe was refused by family other Drew Field mili-petite is. It can make men fight, F B 11 'th d e owever as no e < win wars, lose them, silence onsa WI WI expenence come a scho'ol. it is an or= the; Office of. Defense Transpor-tary personnel but you must turn gripes; and make men happy. I in training and particularly in the ga t h ff' d 1 tatwn,. accordmg to Hartsell. in their No 3 books 1 "B Air Force, as his Plans and mza 10n w ere o Icers a1 y presume I may safe y say, e ; Training Officer, and under their are given generally-specialized To. serve Clearwa.ter residents Apphc?hons may not be ma1.led. it home, abroad, or in the guidance a regular schedule of instruction in subjects which workmg at :r>rew F1eld, Hartsell :r' .here 1s no need for Drew F1eld Army, there' s nothing like eats." t t h b t t d some day may be of value rerouted h1s regular Tampa-' mihtary personnel to contact any To be more explicit, GOOD Ins rue Ion as een s ar e All of th tl ho e t Clearwater busses. The carriers other rationing authority than the Major Bonsall since has been e me, w ver, 1s no D 1 M b H' h d B R t' B d eats! I picked up my mess gear named Executive of the battalion, spent indoors. Lt. Col. Swartz now use a e. a ry 1 g wa:y an ase a Ion oai and started to the mess hall. but still assists in planning. has. insisted that all officers from Columbus Dnve, 14 stops Something inside of me said, hi'mself down, drl'll and tak'e cal-at the southeast gate daily. MEAT, BUTTER, ETC.. "Y boys do pia Ita l part Consultation among the officers of the 576th indicated that they wanted information regarding the Air Force with which Aircraft Warning is so closely allied-therefore many hours have been spent in discussing Air Force terminology and no longer can it be said truthfully of these officers that "they don' t speak our lan guage." isthenics daily, and recently road The fare is 55 cents one way, 3, G H J and K in N1e war. The.J :a; food is marches for officers only have 99 cents a round trip. Commut-. val.ld all expire December 4 L ammunition, and Quartermaster been started. ers' tickets good for 10 round vahd; M,. November 2 8; N,. De-gets it to soldiers everywhere. Free Marriage 'Tix' Given Gls INDIAN County Clerk Jack Tilson is giving away free marriage certif icates. to Gis. trips are available at $8.10. cem.ber 5 P, December 1 2,. all Three cheers for the QM at expire January 1. D F' ld'" .. Busses leave Tampa for Clearrew Ie water 'at 8 : 15 and 9:50 a.m., 12:30 FRUITS AND VEGETABL'ES. After a long absence of several 3 : 45, 5 : 45, 7 : 55 and 9:45 p m ar-Blue X y and z valid through weeks we welcome Sgt. Wilburn riving at the southeast .gate ap-Nov. 20 Brown back into the fold. Brown proximate(y 15 .,mi.nutes later. Green A B and c in book 4 has been attending an adminis-Busses leave Clearwater for Drew valid until Dec. 20. tration school at C amp Lee, Va. Field at 7, 8 : 30 arid 10:55 a .m., 2 : 25, 4:30, 6 : 20 and 8:30 p .m. SUGAR "Height" in their discussions has changed to "altitude" and a Coupon No. 29 in book 4 valid 577th A W Plans for five pounds through Jan. 15 more than cursory knowledge of CHAPEL HOUR PRESENTS "minimum altitude bombing" has SHOES "Wow" Party been secured through the first hand knowledge and experience NURSES SONG WRITTEN Stamp No. 18 valid indefinitely. of both Major Bonsall and 2nd Stamp 1 on airplane sheet book 3 The 577th SAW Battalion is Lt. S A. Ke'geles, who was an Air valid indefinitely. Loose/ stamps again planning one of its fre-Force Master Sergeant bombar-accepted only on mail orders. quent "get together" parties dier .and navigator before'receivBY DREW PERSONNEL O 'Grady and 1st/Sgt. Conrad ing his commission. GASOLINE 'all the necessary Old book has expired; new r a n ements and if their excite" In a s imilat;, manner the ex-N 8 A l d A d k 1 d f F t th' f' t d T f "Th N C o. -va l coupons goo ment is any indication, this party penence and now e ge o many ea unng e Irs ren I wn o e urses orps, an through F e b 8 for three gallons; should really be a "wow." of the officers who have returned from. various Theaters o f Operaoriginal song written especially for the nurses, with the B and C good for two gallons. In keeping with its past records tions has b een utilized. music by Cpl. Adrian Mikesell, former NBC radio organist, each. of unusual the 577th d 1 b Ch 1 A W G h AWUTC h B attalion is b eing presented the CODE CLASSES an yncs Y ap am ru n, semor c apTIRES M'erit Award Certificate for free-With the belief tha t all Signal lain, last Sunday evening's chapel hour said to be the deadlines-For A dom from venereal disease in the Corps Offi'cers should know f' t d th' t t t book holdet s, March 31, B hold-past three Olltlls All member me;:;t program ever presen e since IS en er ainmen was ers Feb. 29, and c hold.eis, Nov. m 5 enough code to be able to send o f the 577fh are mighty proud 'of and receive at least eight words started. 30. this and have pledged themselves per minute _code instruction was Because of the fact that the by the girl soldiers, and they are nbt t o have this record spoiled ... started, and some of the group nurses do not have a n officia l planning to bring with them their FUEL OIL Now that T 1 5 Tanenbaum has are nearing 20 words per song of their own, it is hoped all-girl chorus. Period '.1 c oupons of new ration a bicycle for his "dashes-" b etween mmute. that this number might pave the Th place is Chapel number valid through Jan. 3 his desk and 1st Training head1 tt. h three and the time is 8:15 p.m. New definite value coupon good Realizing that .knowledge of a way. toward ge mg sue a so!lg. Sunday. quarters h e doesn' t find it h ard foreign l anguage will assist a Last Sunday' s program, which Words. for the "Nurses' Corps" any tim_e...c. to keep an eye on his package of Spanish course was started, since was dedicated to the nurses, fea"salami and p ickles that arrive the officers expressed preference the usualdCdhapel HourharArmy and Generals Average each week f rom h o m e for that language. hsts and as an a ed feature t ere Navy, Sl Years Old W e are proud of our contri-Recent directives from higher we:e ,two .numbers by all-To the sweethea rts of the Coast bution to the Drew Field Foot-headquarters have suggested in-nmses They .,sang Bells Guard and M arines; WASHINGTON. (CNS)-The ball Team-namely S / Sgt. "Tiny" structions for officers in {)ther Iof DSt. s and When Day always do each duty average age of the 1 114 gener a l s Parri s h. "Tiny" i s one of those subjects. These have been fol-s one. l'k-avely, in the U. S. Army is 5 1 years, r o u g h rugged pistol toten, cow lowed Next Sunday's program will Here at home and on xeal bat-which i s one month younger tha n punching Utah boys! Ray for feature Mrs. Harriet Hoppe Wiltie scenes. the average age of the geneTal s "Tiny"! As new training films are isIiams, harpist from St. PetersOn the fronts far flung from on active duty when World War Wonder what S g t. Dallas from sued officers of the 576th see burg, and the entire entertain-east to west I ended. personnel section is hoarding that them, almost daily showings of ment will be dedicated to the You'll find our queens in Army --------money order for? Could it be the latest arrivals keeping the WACs. It will again be an allblue;' Members of the football squad for a certain ticket to California group currently informed. request program, with the re-In any situation you know at Camp Grant, Ill., must learn to or for a certain "senorita." Just But the training has not been quests coming from the WACs. they'll meet the test-play at least two positions apiece. sit tight Deanny Boy"-furloughs eircumscribed. Officers have It is expected that much of the Our Nurses' Corps is tried and Coach Charlie Bachman has only have a way of catching up with made suggestions regarding entertainment will be furnished true. 25 men on his squad. us!


LOST AND FOUND RIFLE medals ... Nice ones, too. If WACs could wear them, you wouldn't get them back. Come to the ECHOES office with convincing story. 'LT. SAM A. MADDALENA, better come to PX No. 10 to collect your lost garrison hat from Helen Mathis. $16.50 (you left the price tag in it) is a lot to pay for a hat when you can't keep it with you. OSCAR J. WILLIS, your billfold is at the ECHOES office. You must be getting hungry, as we have you:mess pass. GEORGE SULLIVAN, your handsome brown billfold is at the Special Senice Office. BARRACKS BAGS b elonging to WEEKS. 3034; ANTHONY SMITH; JOSEPH CASAREZ; HAROLD BRUNO; OTTO ERHARDT; and LESLIE ANDERSON may be claime d from S/Sgt Hurdle, S-4 Section, 5th SAW Tng. Bn .. 1st St. & Ave. N. LOST-within the boundaries of Drew Field, a ladies' pearl necklace; finder pliz contact H. C. Hackney, Ph. 504. F.QUND FALSE TEETH, kicking ;;, 'Vld the Line, which is no place for .. .J teeth. If you're living on soup, Sgt. "Squirrel" Mitchell, 592nd Sq., 396th Bomb Group. MISS LEE WEISNER. Ph. H-2112, who picked up four soldiers last Sat urday evening would like to have her gloves returned. Somebody must ha,e picked them up by mistake. Please return my croci1eting, too. FOUND A bee-ootiful necklace. A card bearing the proper description and mailed to / T / 3 Rudolph Johnson, 314th, will get it back to you. FOUND-One pair ot eyeglasses left in .. school building by member of recent First Aid class. Owner may secure -them at the Red Cross office. THE soldier who left his carton of cigarettes in my car was lucky. A cigar smoker; from 'way back, I'll return his cigarettes, if he can tell me the brand, the day of the week, and where I let him off. Lt. Samuel Coo per, S-3 Section, A WUTC Headquarters. LOST-Small coin purse, containing sixteen very important dollars, and some change. Had a very, very special reason for needing that money. If you find it, please return to Private Covey, .WAC Detachment Orderly Room, 'Ph. LOST-Size 12 leather jacket. brown. Lost by Ray Stanchfield, 3208 Plym outh Court, Tampa. It's getting colder every day. LOST-Top of lifetime Schaeffer ladies pen. Black and gold. Please return same to Pfc. Betty Turney, WAC Detachment. LOST-A red-brown Morroco leather wallet somewhere between rifle range and E. 1st and :M. All papers in it made out to Walter Rodak, Hqs. and Plotting Co .. 571st SAW Battalion. If you find it, you'll get a REWARD. (GREEN and black Parker fountain pen, lost by Cpl. Ronald Luth, S-4 Section, AWUTC, Ph. 659. Can' t even .. spell without it. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: If you should find the wallet belonging to Pfc. George Hand, the owner may be reached at ext. 800. D H LALK. ASN 3749798. you needn' t wear your bunk-mate's suntans any more. Your barracks bag h a s been found by the Drew Field MP's, who will furnish same on request. LOST-One buff-colored suitcase. containing most of one poor GI's wardrobe. Lost the very day he departed for Aviation Cadet. Clothing is marked :with T/5 chevrons and serial number S-6842. Contact Sgt. Holliday, Ph. 603, or come to 314th Orderly Room, 6th and A GOLD identification bracelet, brand new. No n ame 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 p e n 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 Reporting Co., 576th SAW. WALLET containing papers and identification 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" engraved on side. of sentiment attached, will pay $ 10 refor return to Manager at Post nge Wrapping Center located Avenue (S) between 5th and reets. 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 reward. William H. Zimmer. 714th SAW. PVT. KESSLER-You can have that date now! Call at Base Theater. Number 4, with proper identification, of course and pick up your billfold, with money and important papers. Ask for the operator. ADDRESS BOOK lost in area of 3rd Reporting Co.. 501st, E. 1st and .T, about October 25th. REWARD to the lucky guy who finds it. Contact Pfc. Francis L. Geddes, 3rd Reporting Co .. 50 1st. A BLACK leather wallet lost in the 53rd Bomb. Sq. area. Not concerned wfth money contained but papers and wallet are of great personal importance. Finder please return. Efc. Robert J Fluche, 53rd Bomb. Sq., Drew F;cld. IF you're missing a pair of trousers which you left in Chaplain Law. renee's car when he drove you from Drew to Tampa in the latter part of September. you may have 'em by quoting your serial number to Chap lain Lawrence, Ph. 672 LOST-One hub-cap from 1939 Studebaker automobile. Priorities and metal shortages make this item hard to replace. Will finder please notify Lt. W. E. Smith at 746th Sig. A W Co.? 'BARRACKS bag lost. Serial No. 328861 47, name Benjamin Negrin. If found, please contact Base Dental Clinic. Thanks! DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1943 DREW FIELD ECHOES CLASSIFIED ADS GET RESULTS "Two more pounds ot waste fat and I 'II be a second I ieutenant." LOST AND FOUND FOUND-C.I.O. Seivlcemans Manual. Name of Werner Stolp, Rt. 1, Decatur, Ind. Name of outfit not given in manual. Loser may stop by Chapel No. 4, 2nd St. & AYe. "L" and get book. Good addresses are included. Don't rush. Cpl. Herbert A. Russell. Gr. Obs. 571st SAW Bn.. Drew Field, Tampa, Fla. STERING silver identification bracelet, lost between P X No. 1 & 8th St. Engraved "George G .. Johnson." If found, pliz return to the Special Service Of fice, before my girl friend finds out I'vE> lost it. LOST in 740th SAW Co.. Bradenton, Camp Weatherford, black billfold with picture s (ahb!) and papers. Finder (my fingers are crossed) please return to Pvt. Erwin Molthen, 566th SAW. 4th and L. Lost around Sep tember 20th. WILL the lieutenant who found a GI raincoat in his car after giving lift to five soldiers Friday evening, Sept. 17 please phone T/5 Lawrence Santillo, Ph. 436, Vault Section, AWUTC Hqs. Coat can be identified by serial No. 0824 in collar. FOR RENT ATTENTION, Bach e lor office r with car: If you'd like a single room with showers, next to Tampa Yacht Club, ideal surroundiags, call Lt. Dunsmore. Ext. 275 Car is essential: opportunity for joining motor pool exists, however. WILL share house or room in nicely furnished house, off Columbus Drive. Close to Drew Field, transportation inexpensive. Call Cpl. L. Malz, Ph. 495. A WELL-FURNISHED master bed r;:,om in officer' s house at Clearwater. Good neighborhood. Centrally located. Call Lt. C. A. Lundy, phone Clear water 6313. WON' T some kind soul come to mY rescue. and tell me where I can find a home near Drew? Find me a b edroom and a kitchenette, and you're a friend I'll ne,,er forget. Sgt. John D. Natale, 592d Bomb Sq, 396th Bomb Group. ROOM with bath, locate\1 in garage, entirely separate from house. Located on Gulf of Mexico at Clearwater Beach. Wonderful view. Contact Capt. L. L. Robbins, Ph 476. WANTED TO BUY WESTON Master Light M eter in good condition. Write me your price, and I ll dis h out the cold cash. Lt. James Brumbaugh, 756th SAW Co. SOLDIERS individual pay record books belonging to SOULIER. WINTERMAN, and LAMPRECHT may be picke d up at the ECHOES office. IF anybody is leaving the post and vacating a small. furnished apart m ent in Tampa b etween now and December 17th, I'll appreciate your let know. Lt. J. M Shulman, SOLDIER and wife would like furnished house 'or apartment, three rooms preferred: kitchen necessary. Near Drew, if possible. Phone H-22383, S/Sgt. Frank TribuziQII 595th Sq., 396th B Gp. WILL pay reasonable price for radio power transforme r with 5-volt and 6.3-volt windings and center-tapped h .v. winding about 350 volts each side of center tap. T/5 B. Wolff, 748th SAW Co .. or call 372. "' AUTOMOBILE, '36 on up. Also, home radio. Will dig deep in my pocket for "good deal." Lt. Neznamy, 766th SAW Co. IF you ha\'e a.:membership card for the St. Petersburg Civic Music Association which you would be wanting to sell, Vita G Seres. Hospital Dental CAR WANTED-Will pay CASH for a good used model: Call Lt. Linder. Ph. 530, Base Ordnance Office. WANTED-Washing machine. Would like to swish through these WAC washings of ours. Am prepared to pay whatever you ask, for a washing machine in good 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 little auto. Would you like to sell If so. call or write Lt. Arthur Sette!. Base Intelligence Section, Sarasota Army Air Base. Sarasota. Telephone 2531, ext. 202 PLEASE, please report any available sewing machine to the WACs. Will pay any price for anything that runs, we're that desperate. Dust off that old attic model-we want one badly. Call the WACs at 231. FOUR or five naif-way decent tires, attached to a half-way decent car, in half-way decent running order. Hope it isn't a gas 'n' erl eater. Might even pay $100 to $150 for a good deal. Corporal Caesar Purini. Ward B station hospital. CANDID camera, preferably 35 mil., but will pay cash for anything suitable for photographing Florida scenery plus Florida girls. Call Lt. Robert F. Tennant, Ph. 601 SMALL suitcase or traveling bag, suitable for furlough, S end 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. 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. 766th SAW Co Ph. 596. ANYBOD,Y KNOW OF AN UNFURNISHED, THREE BEDROOl\1 HOUSE, JUST WAITING TO BE RENTED? IF YOU DO J{NOW OF MISCELLANEOUS ONE, Olt HAVE ONE, OR'HEAR OF LOST-Wallet containing valuable papers and identification. William M. Chambers. 1st Lt .. M C. 501st SAW. ONE, PHONE CAPTAIN VAN SISRADIOS Rii]PAIRED Capable men TINE AT 810 RIGHT AWAY. would like experience. Only charge is A WALLET lost in the vidnity of the Air Corps Officei:s' Club. Not concerned with money contained, but please return the papers. Lt. Frank J Milewski. S-1 AWUTC. PERSONALS LT. DEAN B. ADAMS, your file of important cards is in the ECHOES office. WANTED-A wife, 5 ft .. 6 in. tall, brunette, curvaceous, about twenty three years old. Interested parties LOST-A brown envelope containing please call T /Sgt, Ellie Eaton, Ext. kodak snapshots taken in St: Pete 660. I last Sunday. Lost either in Service -n-aClub or on way to East Gate. RE-tive of Idaho. is still at Drew, I'd like WARv. Pfc. Orland Shefveland. 737th to hear from him. Hurry, Corporal. SAW Co time's a-wastin'! Miss U 'Bates, No.8, LOST-Brown leather billfold. some...:7:::1:=s:::t:::S:=t:::::: :::S:=t:::::::P::::::et=e=.======== where near Company "B" of the 1st Signal AW Training Battalion. Con-HELP WANTED tains money and papers of great value. Name engraved inside. Pvt. Lester W. Fix. Company B. 1st SAW Tng. Bn. FOUND-Wheel, tire and tube at First St. and B Ave Owner may recover same by identifying at MP Hqs. Rth and E Sts FOUND A silver cigarette lighter. bearing an engraved name. (But we ain'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. SOLDIERS' wives offered short-hour shifts at PX cafeteria. Call Lt. Dekker. Ph. 874. BROADCASTING operators, Air Corps soldiers, who are itching to get radio equipment into their hands, contact Lt. Kluge, Ph. 258. Monitor and engineer Drew Field radio broadcasts in your free time. ENLISTED man with watch repair experience, to work during off-duty Apply PX P ersonnel Office, B Ave. and 1st. price of parts. Phone Sgt. Harrist, Ph. 364. MENDING is no problem for you 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. get your exercise at the satne time. Cut a row, then swing a club. Lt. Metcalf, Ph. 258. is the man who knows the ropes. WANTED TO RENT SOLDIER and wife would like furnished apartment. preferably in vicin it:,. of Seminole Heights. Phone Cpl. Jerry Kowalski. ext. 645 GIVE AWAY ANY old radios around you're not using? Leaving the field. and don't w ant to drag them along? The 2nd Trng. Battalion will accept laud speakers. and any othe r parts you can spare. Radio classes learn by reassembling. Contact Lt. Adams, Ph. 326. PAGE THIRTEEN fOR SALE 1937 CHEVROLET sedan. Car has five good tires, is n ewly p ainted and its motor is 0. K. Interested persons call ext. 584. SEWING ri1achine; electric, portable, plus all accessories. It's in excellent condition, though an old mode l. $110 it yours. Call 619, Capt. 1934 FORD .. two-door sedan, in very good cond1t10n. Four t errific tires. Co':'tact Lt. Brewer, phone 534, oro VISit at Base Motor Pool. HAVE a 1933 Chevrolet convertible, f1ve pretty good tires. Two of them new re-caps. Good running condition Excellent pick up (?? ?). Price $165: Sgt. R. L. Savel, Co. A, 5th Tng. Bn. 1939 MOTORCYCLE which bas neve r been wrecked. Sport Scout, 60 miles per gallon. Motor and tires are perfect. Has shield and l e g guards. Pfc. M. D. Streaker, Base Weather Station. AMERICAN Kennel Club registered Cocker Spaniel puppies. Sweetest m,ascots you ever saw, and grand ll'lft for that little wife who sits home wa1tmg for you. Call Warrant Officer J. W. Lien, 1219 South Howard, Tampa, Ph. H-3668. BUICK coupe, excellent condition f1ve excel)ent tires. with safety tubes: 34,000 ongmal. mileage. Price $800. Can seen at 5704 Miami Ave Ph 5-2747. Pvt. Donald Craver, 5th Tngb: Co. D. 4-door sedan, good ditln. _tires fair, radio. Just the car fo: a b1g operator, only $425 Can. Sgt. Meekms, Ext. 336 or see after 1700 at 5210'h Suwannee Ave. TRAIN ticket from Newark New Jer sey to Tampa on Silver Meteor. Reasonable rates to deserving guy. Cont?-ct Pfc. Parnes, Base Property Of fiCe. Ph. 528 or 529 WOULD like to sell a portable Royale typewnter 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. Call Lt. Henderson, 840 ext. 53. David D. Henderson, 1st Lt. C E., 1873rd Eng, Avn. Battalion. GOOD en?agement ring, size 6 Almost new. Pnce $40 cash. I have a good P.ersonal reason for parting with the rmg, but I ain' t a-gonna tell you what it is. Call or write me at Hotel Calhoun, 27-372, Bradenton, Florida, after 5:30. Pfc. M'O.rtin A. Smith, 571st SAW Bn .. Company B. 19?7 DODGE coupe. New paint job and tires O.K. Super-special running condition. See Lt. Richardson, Building 5 A 24, at East 1st and N Ave .. or call Tampa H-24144. 1939 CHRYSLER sedan. Good tires, excellent mechanical condition. Call Sergeant Gatten. Phone 807. TRANSPORTATION W ANTED-Offjcer to drive 1941 Mer cury sedan ffom Tampa to San Antonio, Texas or vicinit;y. For details, contact Lt. Alexander at .H-47452 in Tampa, ,or H-4871, extension 22. WOULD you like to drive car back to Tampa from Dallas or Fort Worth, Texas? Will leave Texas January 1st. If you need a ride, call Pvt. H. M. Slaughter, Special Service section, Hqs & Hqs Sq, Third Air Force, Tampa RAILROAD ticket from Tampa to Savannah, Ga.. for sale half price. Price $4. Atlantic Coast Line. Pvt. I. Sukoenig, Hqs & Hqs Sq Third Fighter Command. GOING TO ST. PETE? Sergeant would like ride to St. Pete every Saturday at or soon after 5 p.m. If you're pa triotic, or just a helluva swell per son, call 287 and it'll be appreciated. 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. WANT to join car pool. From "Lynwood" section of Tampa to. Base daily. Ph. 730. Capt. Abraham. WANTED-To pool cars St. Pete to Drew, hours seven a m to six p .m. Call St. Pete 58 -7 54. Pfc. R. A. Young, 766th SAW Co. WANT ED-Fo='u':-r':-=m=-o:-:r:-:e,.-o::c!;:;;fo-ic:-:e:-:r:::s-. "1 i"'v"'in::-:g in the vicinity of Ballast Point S ec tion. near the Yacht Club. Tampa, who would like to share in a car pool. Please call Lt. James D Dunsmore, Ph 275. WOULD like to contact anyone going to Bradenton daily. Would prefer transportation both ways. Leave camp around 5 p .m. and must return by 7:00 or 7:30 a.m. Will pay nominal sum to anyone desiring an extra passenger. Please conract at once. Sgt. Ralph W Yauman Jr.. Det. 5 501 SA WR. Drew Field. LOST in Theater No. 3 : Wallet containing money and valuable papers. Finder please return to Pfc. Frank Ortiz. Company D. 563d Sig. AW Battalion. REWARD CLIP AND SEND TO DREW FJELD ECHOES OFFICE WOUD like to find soldier whose clothing is stamped "B-1282." He left bundle of clothing in my auto when given a lift from Drew Field to Memorial. Thursday, October 7th. Mrs. A. D. Mountain. 489 11th Ave.. St. Pete. LOST-One silver identification bracelet inscribed John Hadley Shelton. If found please return to Pfc. Shelton, Headquarters & Headquarters Sqdn. III FTR Command. LOST-Barracks bag In area between 2nd & 3rd on "N" Ave T / 5 Carl Weise, Hqs, & Pl. Co., 564th SAW Bn. WILL person who found yellow leather portfolio in Service Club Monday night please return to Hostess Office. Pvt. Rbt. J. Minchew. 571st Sig. A W Bn. Co. "C. SWAPS WOULD like to h ear from a WAC from Brooklyn, Youse arid I would get along fine. Let' s woik out something along dose lines. Sgt. Sal Loperfito, 592nd Bomb Squadron, 396th Bomb Group. ALMOS'""T.-ne.,..w-"un-d'e_r_ w_o-:-o d7""'-c;d-o u7b7le,--'h""'e"'a-,d electric shave r for sal e. or trade for 116 or 616 Eastman folding camera. T/5 .Bernard Slack, Co. B 588th, 1102 Cleveland St. Tampa. MARTIN FLASH semi-auto. telegraph "bug," good as new. Will swap for camera with 4.5 lens, or better. Sgt L M. Richards, Co. C, 588th SAW Battalion. 5th and J. F R E E W A N T A D FOR DREW FIELD MILITARY PERSONNEL IN DREW FIELD ECHOES BASE SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICE, 8th & ''B'' Ad Classification ... Name Org. Classifications e FOR SALE e WANTED TO BUY e SWAPS e TRANSPORTATION e GIVE-AWAYS e LOST AND F.OUND e MISCELLANEOUS e FOR RENT e PERSONALS e HELP WANTED e WANTED TO RENT J


PAGE FOURTEEN DREW THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1943 DREW ELEVEN PLAYS TODAY Four Ace Ends to See Action LOTS OF FOOTBALL teams have two good ends, but the AWUTC Signal Corps squad boasts four potential starters. Left to right, are Larry Leonhardt, Don McKenzie, Charley Krepps and Angelo They will demonstrate their prowess in snagging pass.es, stopping end runs and downing punts in today's Turkey Day game against Camp Weatherford, played. here,_ and in Sunday's battle agciinst the Davis Islands Coast Guard. Bradenton Grid Men Seek Win Over Drew Gang By PVT. PETE PETERSON At 3 o 'clock this afternoon a miniature Civil War turns to.the south when the.AWUTC Signal Corps' feated football team. clashes again with their brothers" from Camp Weatherford at Bradenton. elevens put on a fierce brawl at Bradenton last Sah.uua.Y night with the Drew gang finally blasting through for a 14 to 6 win. h t th measure when they scored a The Drew boys say t a ey touchdown in the dying min-should have scored at least five utes after recovering a fumble :. touchdowns. but for the fact that deep in. Weatherford territory. the Weatherford Raiders had 15 Next Sunday the Drew eleven men on their team; 11 players will again meet the Davis Islands' and four officials. The WeatherCoast Guardsmen at the Sign;Hford gang counters with a mild Corps football field. In a pre'" vious meeting they beat th,e assertion that with a few breaks Guardsmen by 10 to o. The game they could have won and. will start at 2 p .m. at Drew's beef about the. offiLine ups f o r today's game: dating. They point out that jf a AWUTC C amt> Weatherford' team commits offenses they Mac K e n z i e LE Kimble : should expect to get penaliz;ed. PLENTY OF PENALTIES {G But the fact remains that the S anders 1Ae;:;;; boys from Drew got slugged for f? emattei QB 13 penalties, one of which put the LH Bivona ball on their own two and one Brogger RH Sciarretta half. yard line, from where h D Weatherford scored, and had a Camp Weathertouchdown called back because ford, Lt. J ames Kimble. of another penalty; Weatherford was penalized but twice. This afternoon pr-omises to be a big day at the Signal Corps football field at 5th and .0. The game will get under waY at 3 p.m: and -elaborate ceremonies have been planned. Unless there are last minute changes the 465th AAF band will be on hand to play before the game and between halves. These two teams are fairly evenly matched; but the edge is undoubtedly with the Drew 563d Welcomes McBride Back To Battalion eleven in that they have a bet-A ter balanced outfit. Their back-n inspiring retreat w : el:. field has drive and deception corned Lt. Col. William L: on offense and on defense .they McBride back to the 563d. back up the line like Trojans, SAW Battal1'on Fr1'day after : especially Bulldog Ray Brown, quarterback. noon after an emergency_ This George Esposito again leave. The entire organizaproved in Saturday's game that tion paraded in review to .the. '. he will take a lot of stopping. mus'ic furnished by th.e.465th' CAMP WEATHERFORD and the Davis Islands Coast Guard are already aware of the Scoring both Drew touchdowns, this red-headed thunderbolt was A .A.F. band. We all wish .to abilities of these three stalwarts on the Drew Field Signal Corps football team, and a tvvisting, diving, squirming express our sympathy to Lt: they must face them cigain in return' games this week. Joe Brogger, left, is the ace demon all during the game and Punter of the A WUTC team and is also a talented ground-gainer in the backfield. piled up huge yardage. He is one Col. McBnde over the death of those guys who doesn't stop of his mother. Captain of the team is "-Bama"-Mitchell, center, whose 195 pounds and natural play:.. when being hit. On several oc-ing ability .gained him earlier fame as a g uard on the. University of Alabama eleven. casions he gained four and five Seen at the right is George Esposito, a re4headed terror who sparked the Signalmen to yards after first being hit on the 14 6 d W h f d 1 S d B d H line of scrimmage, often draga to ec1s1on over eat er or ast atur ay at ra enton. e s an ace passe. r ging three. or four opponents 011 a 'nd openfield runner. his back. 5TH MESSAGE CENTER LOSES TWO .OPENING TOUCH GRID GAMES C Heads Football League By JOHN F. BULLARD The 588th SAW Battalion .touch football league is in full swing now with Company C's main area team leading the By T/5 LOUIS KOZMA JR. only to lose the ball on two downs league with two victories against The inauspicious start of the to a stubborn S-3 team From this no defeats. Nosing out Radio in M their first game, 14-12 they went essage Center helped us'?er ln th.e was fairly. even on to romp over the ,weak and the touch football season J.P. the With neither side threatemng to disorganized Headquarters Corn5th SAW under the capable direc-score. As the game ended. M / C pany "6." tion of Lt. E. P Dee and his aswas throwing numerous passes in early. in the season to pick ultimate title holdersSistant, Cpl. Lowe. an reach pay dirt. the season extending into late The Message. Center, m trymg With Its first game under Its January-Company C s present an iron man stunt by playing two belt plus an hour of practice on efforts are good indicators of who games in two days lost to the S-3 trick plays the Me15sage Center will be near the. top. Present Section b a c ;e of 12 0 and toolk the field. against Proc.essing .standings are as follows: Y s 0 confident .of victory. Play m the T eam-W o n Lost P e t als. o beaten by the first half was even with each Company c Main Area 2 o 1000 mg Section 6-0. team feeling out the other How-I. c :Qe p artment. 1 0 1000 I h' M/C th S 3 Col o n e l Brewer S>te 1 0 1000 n yanqUis mg -ever, .as the second half started R a di o D e partment o 1 000 b .oys str?ck. hard and fast m the the M / C boys opened their "supHeadquart e r s Company 0 1 .000 first perwd on a pass to Sgt. Can-posed" bag of tricks. The first GAMES 0 2 000 from Sgt. P

DREW Fli ELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1943 PAGE FIFTEEN Pigskin Ends Season ... ::-.: NOTRE DAME WILL FINISH THE SEASON UNDEFEATED BY BEATI/VG (iREAT LAKES I;_-------.--------....,.:-.--:. -=-.. > ... ...... 7HE Tt4R HEELS OF NORTH CAROLINA 'vJILL SHOW THEIR HEELS TO VIRGINIA TO WIN 28 TO 0 TEXA-S CHRIS!IAN WILL TAME THE SO. METHoDIST' MUSTANGS. 20To/4Nation's Top Tilts Picked By Officer This week's pigskin pick contest is the last in the ECHOES series, so it also is your last chance to win free cartons of cigarets When the contest ends with the playing of this week-end' s tilts, the ECHOES, with the co-operation of the PX, will have given Here are the winners in last week's ECHOES football contest: Private Robert Stanchina, Co. _AW BASKETBALL LEAGUE Base League 'Champs E, 552d SAW; Sgt. Chester H. Miller, 314th BH and AB Sq.; Pvt. W. J. Magdalenski, 2d ReJ?orting Co., 575th SAW; T/5 William Berger, Vet. Det., Sta tion Hospital; Sgt. Charles Streed, Hq., 5th A W Bn.; Pvt. John N. Sweeley, Sig. Hq. Co. A WS, 3d Fighter Command; Pfc. Douglas J. Brown, Sig. Hq. Co., 3d Fighter Command; Pvt. J: McCormick, Sig. Hq. Co., 3d Fighter Command; Pfc. Fred Weber, 2d Reporting Co., 568th SAW. TO STAR 48 TEAMS With the football season rapidly coming to a close, plans are being made for a big basketball program throughout the Signal Corps at Drew. There will be at least four leagues with 48 teams taking part. Leagues will be formed in the --------'-----first second fourth and fifth point man for the last battaiions the season year C 0 a c h ScJ:tlecter, who coached basketball m New York will be divided in two halves: city in civilian life, hopes to After each -half there will be a build a high-scoring outfit around round-robin to decide the him. A WUTC champwn. All league games will be played on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fri314fh 8 k f days in the newly conditioned as e eers Recreation Hall nmhber three. 90 cartons of free cigarets to officers and soldiers who picked the winners each week. This hall has been turned into an Begin Practice 314TH B TEAM, winners of the Base Touch Football ideal gymnasium and recently the League.Sitting, in usual order: Cpl. Pete Nashlean. as, Sioux In last week' s picking, our new prognosticator, Lt. Charles W. Lyons, Base physical training officer, who succeeded. Forecasters Yogi, Yogo and Yoga, muffed three games. And he says he's not related to these phony mystic seers. Because it' s so late in the football season the ECHOES sports staff has decided not to fire the lieutenant as a forecaster but to let him fight it out to the bitter end. floor was waxed. Thursday nights at this hall Basketball practice lfor the City; Cpl. Pete Smith, Greenville, S. C.; Cpl. Lewis Cash will be open for "varsity" games 314th BH and AB Squadron will (manager), San Francisco; Pvt Egidio Leuzzi, Philadelphia; 1and if this year's team can come be held at 6 :30 p m next Tuesday Pvt. Louis Siracuse, Fredonia, N. Y. Standing, in usual up to par -with the squad of last d C 1 B L k J c S T D b year then Signal Corps basketball in the officers area. The workout or er: p -en1amin on1ews 1, ersey 1ty; gt. om u fans are in for some real games. will be held under the lights. lak, Brownsville, Po.; Pfc. William Shumaker, Pittsburgh; : The first varsity practice was 'Y'ith the exception of cadets Cpl. John Filipiak, Pittsburgh;Pvt. M. Ballew, St. Louis; held last Monday at the Hall and assrgned to the squa_dron, all S / Sgt. Charles Wroblewski, South Bend, Ind.; Cpl. Albert Here are his predictions for this week-end's games: Cpl. Sol Schleeter, coach, exof the 314th mterested W I L d N J T h b f h h 'presses himself as optimistic over m gettmg on the are. urged azna is, in en, wo ot er mem ers o t e c am-Del Monte Pre-Flight 14, California 7; Georgia Tech 30, Georgia s; Notre Dame 35, Great Lakes 13; Oklahoma 13, Neb.raska 6; Southern Calif-o-r nia 20, .UCLA 13; Lafayette 20, Lehigh 7; North Carolina 28, Virginia 0; Army 21, Navy 13; Texas Christian 20, Southern Methodist 14; New York 28, Brooklyn 19. the prospects. He has at least one to_ attend the practice. T?e cadets pionship outfit not shown here because they are onfurlough veteran from last year's great Will have their own qumtet. are Sgt. Mike Barron, Chicago and Sgt. Albright. team. He is Lt. Fowler, the All positions for au 314th ------------------,------------.diminutive forward who was high teams are wide open. THIS ISSUE: "Firepower" ... "Regensbutg Attack'' .. "Ditch ing Procedures" "On the Combat Line" -plus other tac tical and technical features. OUT NOW! Get a copy -Read it -Pass it on! 3D F C QUINT DEFEATS OFFICERS IN PRACTICE You don' t have to follow these predictions, of course. Go out on your own limb-and you may come back with a free carton of By SGT. JOE RARUS your favorite cigarets. I b k t h k d h 1 h M d Just complete the following n a ns wo-our wor out un er t e Ig ts on ay blank and mail it to the Contest evening, the Third Fighter Command basketball aspirants Editor of the ECHOES. Entries tackled a strong quintet composed of officers of various must be postmarked before 2 p .m. tft D F" ld Saturday. ou I s on rew Ie In an Impromptu game. The practice session revealed Drew Field Contest Editor, Base f t 1 b k tb 11 d also appeared in the opposition's Special Service Office, Eighth St. some 1rs -c ass as e a an near A venue B after the close of the practice lineup. Here are my predictions: game the enlisted men of Third TEAM WIDE OPEN Fighter wound up on top in a Lieutenant C o ll e y is fast Del Monte California close skirmish. rounding his men into condition Georgia Tech. Georgia No running score of the con-for the approaching busy season, test was kept, although unofficial and has yet to make up his mind Notre Dame. observers who kept track of the about the members of the varsity game agreed the officers wound team. Oklahoma Great Lakes Nebraska up on the short end of the score. A squad of IO men will be carSo. Cal.. UCLA Starting for the Third Fighter ried, and to date there is plenty Command were 1st Sgt. John o! competition for posi-Lafayette Lehigh "Goose" Gosselin at center; Sgt. tlons on the team. It Wlll be a No. Caro{)lina Jackson Page and Cpl. "Moon" before the Mullins, guards; and Sgt. Hal <:Ial Service basketball Army Palumbo and Sgt. Jim Wight, for-get underway, as completiOn IS Virginia Navy wards. awaited of one or two basketball Texas Ch. So. Meth. STALWART PLAYERS The opposition, composed of some stalwarts in their own right, some of the officers pasti'ming with the crack Drew Field basketball team of last year, which dropped a close two-out-of-three series to MacDill Field in the City Basketball circuit. Lt. John Fowler, leading scorer of the Drew Field team, performed in a pivot position, as did Lt. Roper, Base physical training officer. Lt. Arthur Colley, athletic director of the Third Fighter Command and coach of the enlisted men's team of. the same organization, courts now under construction. Shampoo Clears Gl Of Murder Charge PINEVILLE, Ky.-(CNS)-Pvt. N.Y. Brooklyn My name is ....... ........... My outfit is .................. _,_ Paris Kelly' s brown hair proved in court that he w a s not a mur-If I win I want a carton of derer. Arrested as the blondhaired killer of Jack Campbell in a Middlesboro bar, Kelly won a directed v _erdict of acquittal after Judge J. S. Forester ordered him shampooed to determine if his hair had been dyed. Vigorous scrubbing left his hair still brown. S/Sgt. Gene Jantzen, physical training instructor at the Lincoln (Neb. ) Army Air Base, claims that he' s the Army setup champion. He performed 5,200 setups in 4 hours, 50 minutes.


PAGE S IXTEEN DREW FIELD ECHOES/ THURSDAY/ NOVEMBER 251 1943 1QUEENS1 FOR A DAy 1'1' IS SAID that uneasy lies the head that wears the crown, but Army n-urses Lt. Maryellen McCutche' on and Lt. Wilma Ward, both of Birmingham, Mich., find it comfortable. Here they squeeze onto the throne in one of King Victor Emmanuel's palaces near Naples. (International) YANKS BLAST NAZI PLANE PLANT WHEN U. S. FLIERS arrived over the Weiner-Neustadt Messerschmitt plane plant near Vienna (top) all was peaceful and calm. Seconds later this same area was blanketed by bombs (bottom) and completely covered by fire, smoke, and debris. These original photos, which just arrived here, show the accuracy of the U. S. bombardiers taking part in raid. These are official Air Forces photos. (International) "'' PEASANT WOMEN, returning to their homes In the. Ukraine after the Nazis had been driven back, face the soul-searing task of identifying fathers, husbands, and sons slain by German' tiring squads and buried in. shallow trenches. They walk along a 'row of dead victims,_ (top) fearfully looking for loved ones. Recog nition brings cries of anguish and hysterical sorrow (bottom). News of the bay Photos. (International) DOOMED: Allied Bombers In Race With Time To Crush German War Plants Before Invasion Deadline VICTORY-THROUGH-AIR-POWER theorbs face an acid test The greatest air-blitz ever conceived is now on the Allied. blueprint and these are the pl.aces marked for destruction. It may beg i n at any moment, A definite deadlme has been set for its accomplishment. The tensely dramatic question is raised: Can Germany be pushed to the point of surrender by air force alone? Britain's Air Marshal Harris and America's Gen. ready for th!s !ace _against tfn:e. It's innum':_raf:>le Allied lives!


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