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BIG LEAGUE STARS HERE THURSDAY WANT FRESH ORANGE JUICE? GO TO JUICE BAR AT MAIN PX Drew Field Echoes SUBMIT QUESTIONS TO SPORTS EXPERTS. FILL IN BLANK ON PAGE 7 VOL. 2, NO. 44 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION DREW FIELD, tAMPA, FLORIDA THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 1944 JOE LOUIS TO BOX HERE World's Champ Rip Sewell To sw ing Punches Heads Giant In Bout TueSday Quiz Show Sgt. Joe Louis Barrow, whose fistic dynamite rocketed (Question Blank on Page 7) him to the top of the heavyweight heap in 1937, will be Ttuett "Rip" Sewell, whose the piece de resistance here January 11, when,he leads a famous "blooper" pitch troupe of nationally-known Negro boxers onto the base for brought 21 wins to the Pitts-an exhibition program. burgh Pirates last season W .. Lyons, headlines a big all-star sho; Base physical trammg offtcer, an-f nounced the Brown Bomber and o baseball celebrities at the his supporting cast will appear Bandshell at 7 p.m. next at 8 p.m. at the Bandshell if Thursday weather permits. Should the weather be inclement, the show Sewell, other baseball stars will be staged in the Base Gym-umpires and "Colonel" Bob New..: nasium. hall famed for his sports broadBAD LUCK for Drew Field prowlers is Duke, bi g, VICious Doberman Pinscher. He is one of four sentry dogs that has been assigned to assist MPs on guard duty. 4 Sentry Dogs To Assist MPs Appearing with the heavyweight king will be Cpl. Walker Smith, better known as Sugar Ray Robinson when he was cutting a wide swathe through welterweight ranks last year; Pvt. George Wilson, who held the world's title as Jackie Wilson, and Sgt. George Nicholson, the durable heavyweight who for years served as Louis' partnet before Joe entered' the Army. A portable boxing ring will be erected on the Bandshell and everyone attending the exhibi. tion is assured a good seat. Louis will start the ball rolling with a brief talk on physical fitness after which Drew mittmen will tangle in preliminary bouts. Smith, wl10 chalked up more than 150 straight wins before being beaten by Joltin' 'Jake :{..aMotta, will box Wilson in the semi-final with'Louis swapping punches with Nicholson in the feature bout. The LouisSmithWilsonNicholson troupe is heading into the home stretch of a tour which brought them before GI audiences throughout the country. More than 600 000 soldiers are estimated Horse meat seen by soldiers being unloaded on Drew !o have. seen the. boxers. Their )aunt w1ll end th1s month, after Field this week IS stnctly for dog consumptiOn-not a mess-which Louis is slated to go over-hall feature-despite rumors. seas to entertain service men. Spiking a rumor that horse work a six-hour night shift. When meat had been added to the sol-one dog finishes his detail, an menu, Major Fredrick B other .replaces him.' Thompson, Base veterinarian, an-The four-legged GI Joes are nounced that war dogs on Drew immunized and each has his own Field were responsible for the service record. When they move MAIL RUSH CLEARS UP f!trineograms. from one camp to another,.or to a l 'sSIST MPs fi.eld of operation, they travel on Santa Claus should be making d1rect orders from the War DeThe sentry dogs are kenneled partment. his last Christmas deliveries to in the west area, and their raGis here by the end of the week, tions will consist of dog meal according to Capt W. J Janda, and pony meat. The dogs, four Three On Santa Drew Field Area -postal officer. in all-two doberman pinscher The captain said the jam of one boxer and one dane-are S t f Sk t parcel post packages was just being used to assist MPs on guard a BS y ep IC about broken and that all gifts duty. for Drew Field personnel that Each dog carries a monicker, Hollywood gained a new have been delayed, particularly namely: Duke, Dirk, Tuffy and friend Christmas when Pvt. at Jacksonville, should be on the Dane. Aloysius J. "Lover" Poland Base by Saturday. The sentry-trained animals are attended three shows-all for Meanwhile, soldiers were having under the personal care of Pvt. free. a post-season Christmas, as al-. Anthony Di Lucci of the 828th "Lover" Poland was known most every mail call brought 'Guard Squadron. Di Lucci spent among his Signal Headquatters packages from home-gifts that eight weeks learning their care Company, 3d FC buddies as a were posted as early as Decem_at the school for Army dogs at Ho.Uywood hater. ber 10 JOE LOUIS PX WRAPS 'CARLOADS' casts, will master-mind a sports quiz, which will be based on questions submitted by Drew Field personnel. The giant show is the first iu an extended series -of recteatio:hal programs to be brought here by the ECHOES Forum. Recently formed 'The ECHOES For um will strive to line up persons prominent in sports. entertainment, science, journalism, religion and other fields and bring them here for the DERRINGER enjoyment of Drew Field officers, Gls and AirWACS. The ECHOES Forum director urges all officer,s, enlisted men and Air-WACs to submit questions to the ECHOES office in time for the big baseball show. Your question may stump the experts. BOARD OF EXPERTS Questions submitted by soldiers and Air-WACs will be fired bY. Newhall at the board of experts, which will include Paul Waner, Drew Field officers and en-Paul Derringer, Johnny Cooney, listed men went for the PX's Butch Henline, Al Lopez, and super service of free Christmas Sgt. Vito Tamulis of Drew Field. present wrapping, mailing and in-Big Bill Klem, dean of National surance in a colossal way. League umpires, will arbitrate Captain Donald S Evans, PX the quiz show, officer, announced yesterday that "thumbing" out approximately 12 000 packages contestants who were wrapped, mailed and in-miss the sol-sured by the PX Wrapping Cen-diers' questions ter from November 1 to Christ-and signaling mas Day. "safe" for the A special force of 16 girls was exPert s who used exclusively for the Christ-answer Y o u r mas service. Captain Evans esti-queries. mated that many additional thou-For' five years sands of packages would have one of the Na-been handled if PXs had the tional League' s merchandise. But PXs, like regu-most consistJar civilian merchandising out-ent win n e r s, lets, had limited supplies. Sewell reached the peak of his mound career last season with the development of the pitch variously called the "blooper ball," "ephus pitch," "rainbow" and "dipsy-dew" delivery. Baby Makes '44 Deadline TAMULIS Fort Robinson, Neb. While there When it was announced that -------he trained dogs under the super-shows would be free on the Officers' Wives Offer 1 vision of instructors. His job now Base Christmas, the acknowl-Baby Boy first child 30 FEET IN AIR Released from the fingertips, Sewell's brain-child reaches a height of 25 to 30 feet before dropping across the plate. Sand wiched with Sewell's fine asssortment of curves, fast balls and sinkers, the "blooper ball" had National League batters fanning the breeze. is to familiarize other Military edged "wolf" pricked up his Free Mending to Gis born at the station hospital in Police with the dogs-and vice ears. 1944, saw the first day of the New versa. "Hmmm. Free. Hmmm." he All enlisted men who have Year with only 31 minutes to mumbled. clothing in need of mending or spare. ON 6-HOUR SHIFTS Christmas found him racing minor alterations, or who need The infant was born January 1 Among other duties, the vi-from theater to theater in an chevrons or insignia sewed on, at 11:29 p.m. to T/Sgt. and Mrs. cious beasts will accompany effort to make all shows. may avail themselves of free Cecil E. Meyers, and weighed guards stationed at secluded out"Not bad. Not bad," he said sewing service. rendered by the seven pounds, six ounces. Mrs. posts. A word from their mas-following the 9 p.m. show.. Officers Wives' Sewing Club. was attended by Lt. John ter, and the highly-trained dogs Friends allege he's counting Clothes should be left at Chapel medical officer, who will attack anyone trespassing in on the next Christmas. No. 1 before 10 o'clock each Tues-announced that mother and child a challenging area. They will ---------------'day morning. were doing nicely. Lopez, one of the shrewdest catchers in the major leagues, was behind the plate in most of (Continued on Page 2)


PAGE TWO DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY,JANUARY 6, 1944 Nose Rubbing Rangi 'Capable' BIG LEAGUE STARS HERE NEXT THURSDAY President's Wife, Dr. ew Man Agree 'Boss' ofthe Island Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt may have rubbed noses with the famous. New .Zealand guide Rangi, but Pvt. Phillip Cash of Drew Field' s Quartermaster office has twice escorted the Maori woman to BENLIN E NEWHALL DALE MABRY OFFICER PLEASED BY \ DREW'S MILITARY < COURTESY By TECH. SGT. JACK .E. WARFEL DECOROUS WOMAN "This Maori woman is not an ordinary person," Cash said. "She is intelligent, well-read and has a peculiar facility for o rganization. She speaks excellent English and as a hostess could show Londoners. a thing or two. You're m>t in her company long before you realize that she is certainly the ruler of the roost." Cash was quite explicit in DALE MABRY FIELD, Jan. 6 -A major-who has explaining about New zealand been assigned to Dale 'Mabry Field for more tha. n a year nose-rubbing or d h f He said: "The early American returne t IS week rom a short stop at Drew field. Indians .greeted each other by He remarked that of the many things that. had im-saying 'ugh,' the English-speak:... pr_ essed him during his visit there, the th. ing that had ing race say, 'good morning' or 'hello.' Well, in New Zealand impressed him most was tl;lis: Every time he passed a they press noses. It' s as simple young officer, he received a smartly-executed salute and the as that.'' ---------------greeting, "Good sir!" uttered with a crisp, brisk E t t air. xpec an .Father i It was as downright refreshputedly judged by their hand-Acts Part ing as an ocean breeze," the shake. In military life f e w things Major reflected. are more indicative of a soldier's .When asked why such conduct mental state, morale or well was impressive he pointed out being than his salute. Military that such was the outward evi-discipline, military. courtesy, cus. dence of an obvious pride within toms of the service are essentials the men and of their high morale. of the magnificent spirit that has How tr. ue! long been -symbolic of the Air Corps There's something about salutes given with spontaneity, snap and sincerity that gives parties of ihe exchange a mental pick-up. Such a salute stamps itself as an individual greeting, not a routine obligation. Nothing is quite so depressing as receipt of a salute from one who looks as though the action irritated bim. Few things leave -one feeling more dispirited than a returned salute from a man who fails to even look one in the face but continues his preoccupied way, sliding the salute, so to speak,. off into thin air as much for the benefit of the surrounding shrubs presumably as for the one his salute is intended to recognize Saluting_ with a pipe cigar; or Cigarette m the mouth or right hand is as gross a blunder as attempting to converse through a mouthful of cole slaw. In civilian life men are reST. LOUIS.--(CNS)--Cpi. Phil Pine, who plays an expectant f ather in the show, "The A rmy Play By Play," acted with unaccustomed realism the other night. Between the -acts he was informed that he had just become a real life father. SHE RUBBED noses with Roosevelt. Atlantic Island A W Unit Alert. Ready for B atlle The following story; told to A-2, AWUTC, by Lt. Edward H. Dann, who recently_ returned from duty with an outfit on a small island in the Atlantic: It is hard to keep on your toes when you really don't think anything will happen; but if you once get a scare, it is relatively easy thereafter. We got that scare! We ha,d a Aircraft Warning site on a small isolated island information, the Aircraft Warnin the Atlantic. Nothing ever ing. equipment' was kept going. happened. Life was dull NothG oon m-"'RGE T ing ever would happen--we .1..n At abo.ut 50 miles range we got a whale of a target, and over the horizon we could see a lot of smoke. All hell tore lo_ose in the camp when through the binoculars we counted 18 landing barges. thought. TROUBLE BEGINS Our trouble started when one of our own planes accidentally dropped a 100-pound bomb on us. Most of us were watching the J?lane as it fJewfairly low over us. Planes often flew like this We all knew that the ori.ly over our camp--but they never place to land was our beach. dropped bombs before! Some of It was simple. The communithe fellows hit the dirt where caiions were sabotaged, the they stood. Some ran to fox-holes, and others were just too smoke was battle,ships and amazed to think that such a troopships, the target was thing could really happen, so they bombers, an(J the landing didn' t do a :thing. barges were the rea.I thing. The .bomb Jiit and exploded. We knew that this was it and we were ready! It bti.rst into two pieces which The .50 cals, some of which landed three or four feet apart. had never been fired before, Only then did we learn that it were given a few short bursts. was a practice homb filled with Runners were dispatched to water, but it was the big talk spread the news. Everyone was for a couple of days. It put a in position and ready. new spring in o .ur step and new life in the camp--the site We surely were ready, all right. where nothing was ever sup-We were the only ones on the posed to happen. It made us island who were. We were ready keep our eyes and ears open for for two hours when the runner anything else which might hap-c .ame back--walking. His report pen--and did h appen. was: the telephone lines had It didn' t like much when been cut by a mechanical ditch one telephone line went out. It digger; the bombers were, as had ha,ppened befor. e, but when usual, friendly; the .smoke was a someorie from the road. in the convoy; and barges were woods yelled at. the top of pis making a trial run. lungs, "One hundre d enemy We are still trying to find the bombers are .overNew York guy who yelled about New York things took on a different light. city! We would be next! To check the information, we called the K1tchen 20 w1ns Information C enter ... that last phone went out before the call was through. We were on edge, for runner was the only othe r means of communicatio n Runner service w a s far too slow for reporting targets, but for our own Winne r o f this week s A WUTC "Best Kitchen" flag w a s Kitcher No. 20. Lt. C. J. Burley i s mes s officer and T /Sgt. Willia m Casson is mess sergeant.


Gen. Sherrill Opens Drive for Safety FOLLOW RULES Those who violate this rule and who walk along the righthand side of the road in the be lief they will more likely be picked up by passing motorists are reminded by officials that an increasing number of motorists will not stop to pick ilp pedes-trians who are violating the rules of safety by walking on the righthand side. There is a particular danger in walking on the highways at night. The dark color of the OD uniform makes it difficult for drivers to see soldiers on the highway. When it is necessary to be on the highway at night, the pedestrian should secure a flashlight which he. can turn on as a motorist ap proaches. In the absence of a flashlight, he can use a handkerchief or some other white object which ,will stand out against the dark 'color of his uniform. An accident last Saturday night, in which a soldier was seriously in jured, might not have occurred if these precautions had been followe. d AF Camouflage Caravans Here Camouflage Caravans Nos. 4 and 5 from the Third Air Force Camouflage School, Walterboro, S. C., rolled into Drew Field Monday to assist in providing a training program for all members AW units. The caravans are sent out by the 936th Engineer Aviation Camouflage Battalion, which is stationed at Walterboro. of the caravans will give eighthour courses to officers and en listed men in the fundamentals of camouflage, concealment, dispersion, deception, disciP.line, ma terials employed and erection of installations: Object of the training is to re duce loss of personnel and Signal. material from air .,Jlnd ground attack. DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 1944 Cot Gillem's Daughter to Wed Lieutenant Colonel and Mrs. Jennings Frederic Gillem have sent out invitations to the marriage of their d aughter, Florence Adele. to Lt. James "Boyce Pressly, Medical Corps, to be held at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Tampa, at 8 p m January 14 Colonel Gillem, before entering the Army, was football coach at University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn. He is special service officer for the Third Air Force. Lt. Pressly is stationed at MacDill Field. Dramatic Talent Sought Soldiers, men or women, who have had .any experience in radio, stage, or screen acting, are urged to contact Lt. George Kluge at the Base Special Service Offices, 8th St. and Ave. B. There are a number of openings in weekly radio shows beamed over local Tampa stations, and are also projects under way to produce original soldier plays, one and three acts, according to Lt. Kluge. Inexperienced but talented soldiers are welcome to apply. "Don't be afraid to take a chance, if you think you have Bar Flies Flock To Drew Juicery Newest feature added to the Main PX is a fruit juice bar. Captain Donald S Evans, PX officer, said the main attraction at the bar is freshly-squeezed A host of big league baseball! acting ability. With the proper stars, umpires and commentators direction, obscure talent has great will be at the Bandshell January opportunities of development," 13 to entertain you. Lt. Kluge said. orange JUice. And according to the way the Gls : buy up the juice, they're backing the captain's statement 100 per cent. PAGE THREE Foreign Language Classes to Begin The second semester of the night school classes in foreign languages will begin January 10. Classes in Elementary French, Spanish, Russian, German and Italian will be held each evening Monday through Thursday in the Base Schools Building which is located on the corner of 6th St. and Ave. C. Students may enroll at the school building the evening of the classes. Monday evening will be a get together to discuss the school and its aims along with scheduling of classes, it was announced. The 2d Training Regiment's Special Services Department will govern the school.


PAGE FOUR DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 1944 DREW FIELD ECHOES Official Publication Drew Field P. 0. Address: Drew Field, Tampa, Fla. Thursday, January 6, 1944 COLONEL MELVIN B. ASP Air Base Commander DREW FIELD ECHOES is a Post Exchange Activity, published each Thursday In the interest or the officers and enlisted men of Drew Field. Authority Sec. II, W. D. Circular 55, 1943, under the supervision of Spec1al Service Officer in accordance with W D. Memo. No W210-6-42, dated September 7, 1942, Subject: Publication of Post, Camp and Unit Newspapers, Major Chester K. Delano, Base Special Service Officer Lt. .Joseph H. McGinty, Editor The office of DREW FIELD ECHOES Is located In Special Service Building on 8th St. between Aves. A and B Building No. 14B-03. Telephone. extension 2287. DREW FIELD ECHOES receives material supplied by Camp Newspaper Service, War Department, 205 E. 42 St., New York City. Credited material may not be re published withot.t permission from Camp Newspaper Service. (Photos by Base Photo Lab.) [Printed by The St. Petersburg Times] VOI;UME TWO-NUMBER 44 Miss Dee-lightful It The ECHOES, in behalf of every en listed man and woman and offi<;er on Drew Field, doffs its legendary beat-up fedora and takes a big bow to two of the swellest troupers it has been our pleasure to know -Frances Dee and Nan Brinkley. We refer;' of course, to the jumbled junket the :fiollywood actresses took to get to Drew Field to entertain our troops. Stire, they arrived a day late. But the big point is: They arrived. And they suffered through many headaches and inconveni, ences to make their-destination. They defied unfavorable flying weather and gallantly endured the inconveniences of wartime travel.-Twice on their bus trip from Lakeland, w:Qere their plane was grounded, they gave up their seats to women with babies in their arms. Despite all the wear and tear of their journey, Miss _Dee and Miss BrinkleY danced their feet off with appreciative Gis at both Service Clubs. On the second day of their tour of Drew Field, they, vis ited-patients at the hospital, talked with and gave their autographs to hundreds of men. In the evening they participated in a 30-minute broadcast, then put on a skit with soldiers in the cast, and wound up the evening signing more John Hancocks. Originally scheduled to remain on the field one day, they stayed two, making return visits to the hospitaL The ECHOES has had some bones to pick with Hollywood recently. Miss Dee and Miss Brinkley have helped immeas ureably to sweeten the bad taste ieft in our mouths from recent Hollywood. tainted baloney. We love people like Miss Dee and Miss Brinkley. Real Flying Safety ... "He's a little bashful, but he grows on you." By CHAPLAIN JOHN A; DOUGLAS Just a few weeks ago I saw an movie entitled, "Heaven Can Wait." The very title suggestive of an attitude or trend in the world today. Humanitarian-minded people are encouraged by the formulation of post-war plans. Under this heading we have the "four freedoms" of President Roosevelt and Prime Min ister Churchill; the newly established world relief organi:_ zation headed by the former governor of New York, Herbert Lehman; and various senatorial committees. But we are impressed by one fact. These things are not for today. They are.for tomorrow. "Heaven Can Wait." That heaven must wait seems inevitable. We have a war to win. You just can' t mix war and heaven. But heaven is coming. We all believe that, or do we? The hungry people of Belgium believe it; the persecuted Jews of Poland hope for it; the freedom-loving French are confident of it; the industrially -minded Czechs dream of it; 'the peace loving Norwegians pray for it; and the pleasure-bound Americans know that it is coming. While we carry through the grim business of today we do well: to have the heaven of to morrow in our hearts. In a very real sense of world order heaven must wait, and can wait, for a limited time; but in the individual's heart it can never wait, for in the final analysis the reality of God's tomorrow will be built. upon the attributes his spirit which reflected in man are good character, integrity, un selfishness, righteousness, love of fr,eedom, charity, and love for God and fellowman. The practice of these virtues today assure the heaven of to morrow. They challenge e'{ery one of us, leaders and followers alike. Our international statesmen with the confused world picture clearly comprehended have laid out before them the blueprints of tomorrow's world. These blue prints have come into being through the travail of many gen erations of common folk; from .the mistakes of yesteryear; the dead of Flanders Field and of the bat-Those qig four-motored babies hover-tlefields of this wai:; the hopes Heaven can wait, but it can't wait forever. That all deserving mankind may enjoy it let us hope for it and build for it upon the counsel of the Psalmist: '"Except' the Lordbuild the house, they labor in vain. who build it." ing .around our barracks are making quite and ideals of the Church; and the a record. for themselves in the various persistency of humanitarian ef-. forts. battleways of the world, and last week at Drew Field they established a record in safety which ultimately means even great er Axjs harvesting_ Weekly Religious Services It was announced by Third Air Force Headquarters that. the bomber groups in Florida have flown 2,296,000 miles in No vember with only one fatal accident. The Third Air Force is the largest air unit in the world. Its record in safety proves to us how efficiently the big boys are being operated. When war first became an actuality our training officials were often criticized by public offiCials for the number of accidents. The reason, of course, for accidents was that the pilots, instructors and planes were not battle-tested. Now we have instructors who have been overseas and exchanged blows with the enemy. Our planes have also been tested in combat. The fledgling today is given the profit of past experience and past I)listakes, which are inevitable. We're proud of the safety record and know the rest of the ground solc;liers look skyward. with even greater confidence in the power and skill of those overhead. Sunday, January 9 JEWISH Wednesday, 7:15 p.m. ; Friday, 8 p .m.; Saturday, 8:30 a .m., all Chapel 3; Wednesday, 1:15 p.m., Base Hospital. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Sunday services at 9:15 a.m., Chapel 1; Monday and Thursday conferences. 4 to 7 p m., Chapel 1. CATHOLIC Sunday and daily Masses, 7 : 30 a.m., Station Hospital Chapel, Bldg. B-9; 8 and 9 a.m., Chapel 2 and The.ater 3; 11:30 a .m. Chapel 4; 6 p.m., Chapel 2. Weekday Masses, 6 p.m., Chap el 4 (except Sunday); 6 p.m. Chapel 2 (exce}1t Wednesday.) Confessions, Saturday 4 to 6 p .m. and 7 to 9 p.m., Chapels 2 and 4; 7 p m., Base HospitaL .MONTHLY COMMUNION (First Sunday) Episcopalian, 7 a.m., Chapel 1, and 8 a.m., Chapel 4. Presbyterian, 8 a.m., Chapel 3. Methodist, 9 : 15 a.m., Chapel 3. Lutheran, 9:15 a.m., Chapel 4. Baptist, 9 : 15 a.m., Chapel 5. CHAPEL LOCATIONS Chapel-1-Ave. C and 8th St. Chapel 2-A ve. E and 6th St. Chapel 3-Ave. J and 2d St. Chapel 4-A 've. L and 2d St. Chapel 5-A ve. N and 2d St, Chapel 6-Closed. Chapel 7-Ave. M and E 1st St. Chapel .8-Ave. N and 5th St. Chapel 9-Ave. K and 5th St Theater 3-Ave. K and 2d St. Station Hospital Chapel Bldg. B-9. PROTESTANT General Protestant Services, 10 : 30 a m., Chapels, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 and 9. Episcopalian, 7 a m Chapel 1, and 8 a m., Chapel 4. Lutheran, 9:15 a m., Chapel 4. Evening Services, 7 p m., Chapels 3, 4, 5 and J. Station Hospital Chapel, Bldg. B-9: Morning worship, 10:15 a m ; evening worship, 6:30 p.m.; Bible Hour, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Daily Noon-day Prayer, 12:45 p .m. WEEKDAY Christian Service Men's League, 7 p .m. Tuesday, Chapel Communications to this eolumn 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 whe!'l spaee limitatiofts require. We're Shutting Floodgates Gentlemen: 3,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 Hillbillies have answered the call. PLEASE STOP THE AD! Thanks a million. S/SGT. ART RAYNOR, 5th Training Regt. Reader Raynor now knows that ECHOES classified ads produce resultsby the millions yet. He ran an ad for hill billy orchestra members. The ECHOES got them for him. We think that Raynor,' to show his appreciation, should bring his mountain music boys to our office and serenade us.-Ed. All This and Grease Too Dear Sir: Now we have trays in the mess halls, which is a hard long battle not wonwithout sacrifice arid sUffering. However, every battle has its price, and the .cost is greasy. We are Iiot so proud of .our names. that we care to write them on the trays from which we derive our vitamins: Food and art do not mix, or we would be happy to draw Petty girls on these trays. In an age of machines and science, certainly there should be a simple method by which simple metals can be thoroughly cleansed. Or is the tray-grease. justifiable due to the manpower shortage? PVT. CHARLES FRANKLYN. Our Overseas Correspondents Following are two letters received by Lt. Joseph H. McGinty, editor of the ECHOES, from Cpl. J.ack McLaughlin, for mer ECHOES staff member now in England, and Cpl. Delwin Baggett. Always a newspaperman, McLaughlin is lining upa story for us, and wants us to mail him the ECHOES. McLaughlin's letter, written Thanksgiving Day, was received Last Mon-day. Dear Lieutenant: Your correspondent is bogged deeply in this Thanksgiving Day's mud. I am likely to have a good story on British hospitality, comple1;e with pictures. Send me a copy of the paper and try to keep a pretty girl's picture running. A bathing beauty' s picture would remind me that it' s warm and sunny in Tampa. at le;ist. Kindest regards to you and evez:ybody. CPL. JACK McLAUGHLIN. Dear Sir: I would appreciate very much if I could re ceive copies of the Drew ,Field ECHOES from time to time. Being a staff member on the paper from its birth, I am very much interested in it. I wrote for the paper for about 15 months. If possible in the near future to mail me copies I would appreciate it very much. Sincerely, CPL. DELWIN BAGGETT, APO 639 % Postmaster, New York, N. Y. Thespians, Please Note Dear Sir: We think Special Service deserves lots of congratulation for the swell entertainments they've been getting us. We like digging bands like Fletcher Henderson, Joe Venuti, Mal F!al-: lett, and also seein' the stars. Another good feature would be a soldier dramatic club. On such a big Field there must be actors and writers enough to put on a good dramatic play once every few weeks, and for a fair percentage of us this would be an inestimable treat. Sincerely, TWO BUCK PRIV A]'ES. We Get Typewriters Fixed Gentlemen: My typewriter repair ad inserted a few weeks ago pr-.,.,. :.Iced excellent results. Thank you for your kindness. LT. COURTMAN, DC, Detachment, Med. Dept. Yes, You Can, Mrs Holcomb Dear Sir: Is there any way that I can-send the ECHOES to England? I have sent some clippings to a friend there and he enjoys them and says that several of the other boys also enjoy them. Is there any possible way? Please let me know; MRS. R. H. HOLCOMB Base QM Office Yes, you can send the ECHOES to England. All you have to do is to put a copy in an envelope and post it at the regular first class rate, 3 cents an ounce.-Ed.


DREW FIELD THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 1944 PAGE FIVE 59 5th Squad Engineers Win Award By SERGEANT LANE Over the 595th Bomb Squadron ?!:ngineering Office waves a yellow pennant. This pennant signifies that the 595th had the best Engineering section in the Group for the week starting 23 through Dec. 29. On Oct. 15, the Group Engineering Office inaugurated an inter-Squadron competitive system for the rating of Squadron Engineering Sections. The basis for the f!wards was under a point system, whoever had amassed the largest number of points for one week would get the pennant. POINT SYSTEM The points would be accumulated under these two conditions: One-half point for each percentage point for percentage of aircraft in commission, plus the points awarded for the first two Squadron airplanes inspected by the Group Inspectors during. a one hundred and fifty hour inspecQUARTERS-Just between us girls it's rip time for tion. Pfc. Jerome Sheefleri Medical Hygiene staff member, on an An airplane adjudged in first area policing detail. class condition was awarded five points; an airplane in sec-LACK OF OPEN SPA CES ond class condition three points, one in third BOTHERS BENDING 8 0 Y S In addition, thel'e is also a monthly award: The monthly award is :basically the same as the weekly. The two differences are the first eight planes inspected by the Group Inspectors during the month are counted in the monthly award, and there are points awarded for the condition of the Engineering maintenance area. If the maintenance area is in first class condition, ten points are given, whereas a second class area receives pnly five points. NO PUSHOVER All men in the Engineering Section know that the winning of the Award entails much hard work. A flying schedule of 18 hours a day leaves little time for maintenance. The crew chief who keeps his plane on a flying status, the maintenance man who gets the plane into first class condition for inspection and keeps the area clean, along with the air plane specialists, all do their part toward keeping the points piling up, and the pennant waving. Award was based on total number of points received by each Squadron as indicated below: One-half point for each point of percentage of aircraft in commission: 592nd, 38; 593rd, 37; 594th, 29; 595th, 39. l Points for condition of first two airplanes judged for the week: 592nd, 6; 593rd, o; 594th, 3; 595th, 6 Total: 592nd, 44; 593rd, 37; 594th, 32; 595th, 45. Miss Kennon Wed To Pfc. Rengger Miss Alice Kennon, beverage manager at PX No. 1,. became the bride of 'Pfc. Walter H. Rengger, 3d Fighter Command Detach ment, Dec. 23 at the Clearwater Court House. The couple was married by a county judge's. assistant, Alice .. Dillard, Notary Public. The ceremony was witnessed by Miss Ruby Breaker and Miss Lucile Van Diver of Tampa. The Renggers will make their home in ,Tampa. Baseball .stars, umpires and commentators will be at the Bandsbell January 13, to entertain you and to answer your queries. Don't miss one of Drew's biggest shows. Send questions to the ECHOES Office. Tight pants is the number one gripe of soldiers here and abroad, with two out of five soldiers suffering from fear that a sudden bend may mean complete disaster, according to results of a recent questionnaire conducted by Major General F. H. Osborn, War Department Service mo-rale director. With absolute anonymity as-plaints and Army jokes, four-fifths of the soldiers reported sured and the honest answer the their chow good. correct answer, space was also provided for the expression of un-General Osborn's divis solicited opinion, or information. ion staff, which bas some pretty sharp ways of separating honest The survey, released by the complaints from the gripes of War Department, also revealed soreheads and gold-brickers, one soldier in eight complained found that -the men want to get that his shoes did not fit-an al-the war over as soon as possible. most universal complaint in Their main idea is to get back World War I. home and find a job with civilian Contrary to chow line com-atmosphere. 569TH BAND STARTS 1944 WITH HARMONY B:r S/SGT. JOHN F. The old 69th AAF Band was redesignated and began the New Year as the 569th Arniy Band, but there was plenty doing before the 69'ers bowed out. New Year's Eve saw Sgt. Gordon Booth and his dance orchestra at the Officers' Club, with, newcomer Cpl. John A. Van Patten augmenting the trombone section. Pfc. Jerry Becker's Musickers did their chores at the Service Club with Pvt. Art Carchedi back at his old jub on piano. Sgt. Woody Harwick, drummer, staged an impromptu floor show by falling off the bafld stand during the course of the evening (very,. very melodramatic scene). Cpl. Sam J. Schiavone also turned maestro to usher in Father Time's newest baby-Sam spread some good cheer among the guests at the Mac!!son Street USO Club Sgt. Jerry Sedlak assisted nobly with his magic flute. Corporal Schiavone caused considerable commotion at the hospital one day during his recent stay there when he mistook a bit of wintergreen oil for cough medicine and gulped it down castor oil relieved the situationin time. Pvt. First Class Norman N Nailor hurried back from his Troy, N. Y., furlough to cele brate the New Year with his old cronies here. Bet Pfc. Gus DeRidder was having quite a time in Dolgeville, N. Y., that night. Ditto, Sgt. Bud Estes, in Media; Penn. Privates Bill Goodall and Marvin Walker celebrated by joining the Avon Park Detachment Band, that day. If you want any inf01;mation on "Lost and Found" business, just see Sgt. Gordon 0. Booth Gordon grew to be an expert after all the research he conducted in trying to recover a trumpet he left on a bus following a recent "tour" of DeLand. Maybe G. 0. B. can make money with his own L & F Bureau to replace the lost instrument-if it isn't found soon. It was like old-home week when Cpl. Mike Galdino took a small combo to play for the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the Third Fighter Command-that was Mike's outfit before he joined the Band. Sergeant Willie Krewson is buying stealf.l, dinners for Cpl. Joe "Pancho" Wright and Pvt. Erny Giuliano-Willie was the first to give up in a three-way mustache growing contest. Pancho has developed quite a "brush" on his upper Iii>; Erny is having trouble trying to decide whether he should tint his newly acquired blonde mustache or bleach the brown, curly locks that grace his dome -he may take the easy way out, a Ia Willie Krewson. MERY NEW YERE! I JUST DOFFED my hat to the dishwasher, but he will not tell anybody. Anyhow, I have no more apples left, so nobody could expect me to dunk my head any longer. I almost drowned once that way. I think I better finish this colyum tomorrrrrrrr. AFTER A WELL-EARNED v acation I am back again at the desk ready fo go to work. (No, I didn't take a vacation, bnt the lad next door did and it did me a lot of good). NEW YEAR'S resolutions always seem to hit the paper each year just about this time. Me, I'm riot going to make any more this year. I can't strangle Hitler myself, and so resolve to do it. I am already one. of the finest soldiers in the world. (So are you, brother), so -won't resolve to be "the" finest. I say I won't make any more .resolutions this year, but I am gonna continue workin' like Hell on the ones that I made last year, and if the gods are willing, they will fit into this year's picture very nicely. (Can you hear me Tojo?) AND THEN THERE is the guy who invited "her" up for a Scotch and soda. "She" found out that he was the type of man with. whom t9 eat; drink and be wary. All of which leads me. to say "if you can't be. a 'private,' be a 'corpuscle'. (the Red Cross Blood Donors can tell you what it means). SUGGESTION FOR PX No. 1: A Juke Box in a bar in New York City contains one item billed, "Fiye Minutes of Silence for a Nickel." The one blank item pays fo,r the machine each week. A SOLDmR who had a five-.day pass extended him wired his Commanding Officer as follows: "Will not arrive today as scheduled. Am not home yesterday yet." MAYOR LaGUARDIA is still laughing. Eighteen dogs in the Metropolitan area eating their own license tags. Dog tags used to be made of hard rubber, but now they are made of soy beans. The dogs have just caught on. Might not be a bad idea for the Arrhy. Think of a long hike ... three hours to chow time ... reach down and a dog tag sandwich. Could be. LISTEN TO THIS: An Indian wrote in answering two pictures he saw of farming in the west. The pictures showed the waste of dust storms and dilapidated homes. "White man heap crazy. Make big tepee. Plow hill. Water wash. Wind blow soil, grass aU gone. Squaw gone; papoose too. No chuckaway. No pig, no corn, no bay, no cow, no pony. Indian no plow land. Keep grass. Buffalo eat. Indian eat buffalo. Hide make tepee, moccasins too. Indian make no terrace. No build dam. No give a damn. All time eat. No hunt job. No hitchhike. No ask relief. Great Spirit make grass. Indian no waste anything White man much crazy." (Read ,it again .. ) WHEN A BRITISH sailor at the Hollywood Canteen complained about a sore throat, a solicitous hostess asked, "Have you ever tried gargling with salt water?" "You're asking me," he said, "who has been torpedoed three times!" ONE DAY LATER: N-ow I yam much better and wish to apologize for yesterday' s screed. This is the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Forty-four. I feel much older. It is a thing of importance that I am learnin g to drink more and more, which says much. for civilization, progress, and all that. NOW I GIVE you a letter from a thrilled reader: "DEAR ADAMN," it reads, "wear hav U bin all mye life? Eye luv you. You are mye ideal?? Eye yam a whack from the whack detoxx-dera.:...* detachment here at Drool Field. Eye never pay atenshun to enybody who is not intellijent, butt wen EYe cum acrost guys like you I wood like to meet him. Will you meet me next Lundi (my mother is French, what Eye mean!) and -we can tawk abowt poetree, ligature, artt and sighince?,. and it is signed, "Sincerely. (I will meet you. ) NEXT TIME your lot sounds a little tough, think of this excerpt from a letter from Sgt. George Reilly, Marine in the Southwest Pacific: "It's 10 p.m. now. My candle is burning low. After a hard day's work chow and a cold shower, it's time to hit the hay. We'll be up again at 4 in the morning to start another day." FATE PLAYS ITS NIMBLE game in many sad ways and a sergeant we know had this bitter web spun by the dismal damsels: New Year's. Eve found him celebrating with a crowd at one of the local rookeries. Along about 11 p.m.-according to his watch-the noise became deafening and he entered with the spirit and spirits of the place, outdoing them in hilarity. "By golly," he shouted ''Two more hours to go This is one night we can stay out past midnight!" He continued his hilarity, occasionally looking at his watch with satisfaction as it moved toward the midnight hour. "When his watch registered 12 a.m. an MP touched him gently on the shoulder. "Time to get moving," the holstered soldier told "the sergeant. "Get going my eye," the sergeant said, "We get to stay until 1 a.m. He pointed to his watch. "Sure I know," the MP said, looking at the watch. "Only trouble is your watch is an hour slow." Our friend and disillusioned hero left. GETTIN' NEAR the end of the sheet. The editor and his scheming pals (who had me married this afternoon) can relax: their vigilance and let me go my innocent (I am, too) way. The editor is feelin' right pert these days. llis trouble (you remem ber) is all cleared up and he can swear again. I have never ia m:r life heard such language. (All in Latin. too).


PAGE SIX DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDA15, JANUARY 6, 1944 A Time to Laugh Zippy Party Held by 3rd Signal Crew Men Make. News ( In 765th;Bosoms Prove Rifle Art By T/5 JACOB L. WARNER After a week of rifle school the men of the 765th spent By CPL. N. R. HOGENSON a week o:q the rifle range to prove that they either learned Well it was some party a lot or were good shots already. Signal Headquarters, Third One man made e xpert, Cpl. :_---..,---------Fighter Command had last Ead 0. Sorenson with a score Wednesday night. Gals, dane-of 178. The following men made ing food, and beer high-sharpshooter: 2d Lt. Carlo P. Domenichini, 2d Lt. Edwin C. lighfed the evening's mam Meininger, T / 5 Collis J Castle-events. The party got off to berry, T / 5 R oderick A d h Pvt. Lester E Clark, Cpl. Mildon a np snortmg start an w en J. Engesser, P v t. Ira E Smith. 11 p.m. rolled around, every-With the carbine four men one was making merry. scored expert: 2d Lt. Henry C Let' s take our hats o f f to Gal-Rotundi, T / 4 George Berry, T/5 dino and his boys froin the 69th Michael Gigliotti, and Pvt. Ira E who supplied the music for the Smith. evening' s entertainment. Another The following men scored vote of thanks should go to our sharpshooter with the carbine: cooks who all eve-2d Lt. Edwin c. Meininger, 2d nmg on the c_how lu;te Three Lt. Harley F. Harris, 2d Lt. cheers to Kropidlowski, Cranford Barnett Eisenberg, M 1 Sgt. and Gober. Charles E. Stevens, S/Sgt. Le-A final word of praise to roy Nelson, T/4 J ,oseph Bis"Chief" Black Owl and "Motorcanti, T/4 Sol Nahoum, Cpl. man" Cavanaugh for seeing we Valvert L. Fleming, Cpl. John had enough three point two in J. Hannigan, Cpl. Raymond J. our stomachs. The only public MacDonald, Cpl. William C kiss of the night went to "Love Murray, T/5 John G. Landry, Shy" Oeltjen. T/5 William E. Doran, Pfc. Her-We have never noticed his rosy man C. Hall, Pfc. Thomas R. complexion before, have you? The Hams, Pfc. Andrew J. My;ers lads tell us tha t after the party, Jr.; Pfc. Howard M. Trudell, "Shady" Shaeffer slept under his Pfc. Tom Whelchel, Pvt. Stanbed. What's the matter Shaeffer, ley P Astromowitz, Pvt. John bed bugs? L. Di Poala, Pvt. Loy L. Dod. -Did you know)that. son, Pvt. Sherman E. Havens, Grass g rows 'inside the B-39? Pvt. John s. Itnyre, Pvt. Wil-We even had a sign to prove it. liam A Kurtz. Men who are now spending furloughs in at least one place that they like better than .Drew Field are: Pfc. Richard V Fann, Miami, Fla. ; T / 5 Hazael H eadley, Wauchula, Fla.; Pvt. Keys, E. Gilmer, Anderson, S 'C. ; Cpl. Charles E. Swanson, Ishpeming, Mich.; T / 5 Herman H Ottenhoff, Chicago; T/5 Burleigh W D yer, San Francisco. Private David H. Marston, Andover, Pvt. Leroy D. Reid, Bangor, Maine; T/Sgt. Stanley P. Pleva, Greendale, N. Y.; T/5 George M. Kuruzovich, Chicago, Pvt. Her bert> Gabbard, Hamilton, Ohio; Pfc. Clifford L. Kimble, Burbank, Cal. ; T/5 Bertram N. McElhiney, Watertown, Mass.; Pfc. William H. Camp, Douglas ville, Ga. "Keep Off the Grass." Wonder where it came from? There is a rrian in B-39 who has slept so long, cobwebs have formed all around him. You don' t believe me? Well I have a lot of witnesses to prove it. Corporal Carl E Barger, Rockford, Ill.; Clp. Leo F. Whelan, Detroit; Pfc. Harold E. Cower, Dalton, Ga.; Pvt. William _A. Kurtz, Huntingdon, Pa.; Cpl. VIC tor E Wagner, Hastings, Neb. ; Pvt. Clyde A Rose, San Fran cisco Pvt. John Orange, J eanette, Pa. ; Cpl: David C Dilts, Flemington, N J.; Pfc. Albert Crowell, Groom, Texas; T / S g t. Lieutenant Russel F Hirstius, John J. Newberry, Oswego, N the athletic offi cer (you know Y ; Cpl. Mason A Lewis, Silsbee, that lovely hour of kill-us-Texas. It is a rumor that w. o. Adams is married. I'd like to confirm it. How about, it W. 0., do you have a wifey? "Chief" Black Owl is now managing our basketball team. thenics) announced that two Lieutenant McNabb has b_een periods per w e e k have been al, appointed as S-2 and S-3 o ffice r lotted for basketball practice for I to replace Lt. Bert Berry who was the company transferred. He claims to have a new secret weapon and he calls it "Early f Chow." A W Units Commended By Gen. 'Hap' Arnold N E ARD GUILLAUME, top, flashes his A visit from Senor Stork to The following message fro_ m General H. H. Arnold, Drew Field workman pass for MPs to prove he's going to work the homes of Sgt. Lynch and Cpl. Commanding General of the Army Air Forces, was Wh' l d d h' lcl f 1 b tt Thurston. I'll bet they are both mcogn1to 1 e resse In IS wor amous reg a Ia, 0 om, bo;Y's Wha t odds will you give read at the recent A W Round-Up Rally" by Brig .,., Mr. Guillaume takes time out to the "fowl" part of the me fellas? Ge:t;1. Stephen H. Sherrill, Commanding General of ACI : ... '''_ .. :1:: performance in his career, Poli-. ous theaters of war, as well as members of units now :::::: Ew dor-still his favorite name-in training throughout the state of Florida whose ::J FOR DUTIES AT DR gave out with a spontaneous d'd "t th t tt d th II grimace so much as part of a duties I not permi em o a en e ra y m=:: clown's make-up. "Officers and enlisted men of the Aircraft Warnr: By CPL. H. J. CANNING "Well, he said, "It isn' t at S I t t t k th" t t t th' ,. all difficult to recall iwo oc-ing ervice: wan o a e IS oppor uni y a lS ,,:' ; Edward Guillaume, whose clowning antics once amused casions that I got quite a kick holiday season to congratulate you men of this serv::;;; such wbr ld famous personages as King 9-eorge of Greece, out of. The first was when I ice. Yours is a little known branch of the Army ,,.,,_ h worked in front of Abdulha ,,.,;, Kaiser Wilhelm, and France's President Loubet, as cast Hamid, the Sultan of Turkey. Air Forces by virtue of the secrecy imposed on you I.I .':_: : visor. U S., is old stuff to him. He has ing my act during the perform-f f f t d 1 f th :f : __ .';;_ .,i.:i_:: people in almost every country in Eighth Avenue. Of approximatefor it with my neck," he said. Th t f k you th ld M G II after 1 half ntury spent I n the ranean. e very na ure o your wor causes ;_)' e wor m aume, Y one-ce "The other occasion that I shall '_.:i: _.:=',.: :i:,_,.:: __ .. '; : is the wife of a staff sergeant professional performance was for "The pig sucked contentedly at "t bl t ... stationed at Camp Murphy. Santos Y Artigas in Havana, evi a e VIC ory. !I B C all Cuba, where he emceed a large hisi so .. ,,., "Many of you probab,ly feel left out of it all, now g show each winter. a ::::;: that we are carrying the fight to the enemy. Many Guillaume is a naturalized Originator of the prize fight to set the pig down on the table i\= of you may wonder 'What am I doing to win this American citizen. comedy burlesque depicting the and he started squealing like the i \i h He has one brother still Iiv-Ion g -count Dempsey-Tunney devil for his bottle. :} i war.' This should not be so for without t e pro-ing in France-from whom no fight, Mr. Guillaume has lived "In order to continue the show tection of our convoy routes, our Airdromes, our Deword has been received in more and worked with such notables as I needed someone to feed him his barkation Ports, our Bivouac areas and our supply .. .i.i_,'_, than two years. The brothers Clyde Beatie, Frank Buck, Lil-milk while I attempted to amuse both succumbed to the mag-!ian Litzel and the "Great Peter" the crowd. I presented the porky Bases it would be impossible to continue the battles /i netic pull of a circus life--whose recent death at a rope's fellow to Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt against Germany and Japan. In modern warfare making the fifth generation of end was a climactic snap to a who not only fed 'the little fel-Guillaunes to offer their fam-. death-defying stunt. Mr. Guil-low but seemed to enjoy the part this protection is an absolute impossibility without ily' s dominant trait to the land Iaume had watched him execute she 'pla yed in keeping the banquet an adequate Aircraft Warning Service. Remember of painted ponies. But it was this act daily for many months. rolling." b 11 h t 'f f f t the ambitious Edward, at the He played the Olympic theater Edward "Polidor" Guma11me is a ove a t a I you ai or one momen In your age of 14, who decided travel-in Paris with Charlie Chaplin and a showman. As pictured above, ceaseless vigilance those who depend upon you for ing successfully in countries re-often. worked with such well-he has pried loose the old trunk's protection and warning will be blasted from their quired learning many Ian-known old-timers as Dorothy lid and brought out clothes that guages. He then proceeded to Gish, Richard Bartholemew and will never again fill a professional Airdromes and Bases without so much as a chance master Greek, Spanish, German, Tom Mix. As as 1908, _he en.;agement. This he agreed to to even see the enemy. Keep up the good work!" '_:,,},' English and Portuguese. made six to ten silent comedies at the request of the ECHOES .. ihe THINGS TO COME


DREW FIELD ECHOESt THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 1944 PAGE SEVEN BRADENTON OFFICERS Birthday Candle AWARD 12 GC MEDALSGraces 569th; By S/SGT. F. E. NOWICKI Major Tom, A. Watson has been appointed execut_ive officer of the Sixth SAW Battalion at Camp Weatherford. A native of Ironwood, Mich., :1e went to public schools there. Later he attended Michigan 'I;ech and received his commission in the Signal Corps Reserve at the University of Mimiesota as lieutenant in 1936. Major Watson married Miss Dorothy Wilson of Spirit Lake, Ia., and they have two children, Jane Ann, 2, and John Charles, nine months. They live in Bradenton. GOOD CONDUCT AWARDS CO Is Promoted By CPL. HANK GOODMAN Tuesday the 569th SAW Battalion passed its first anniversary. To the bulk of the organization, Tuesday was probably just another day, but there were 19 officers and enlisted men to whom that day had significance; it was a day which these men had become identi,fied with a fine, hard-working organization that is determined to go places. And appropriately enough, just last week came the promotion to Lieutenant Colonel of Battalion Commander Joseph H. Dunlap. Colonel Dunlap joined the outfit in May, 1. 943, prior to the organization's successful venture of operational training. The colthis. battalion has come as a result of the newly formed provisionals, and th.e reorganization and activation of other .outfits. Wherever you are, former members, we will remember you. onel had corrie from the 568th, Lieutenant Busch, commanthis Battalion' s sister organiza-der of the 1st Reporting Comtion, activated on the same day. pany, says, and all of us agree: "It's the best damned outfit on SOME STAY the Field, continually The biggest event to take place since Col. Peter W. Shunk's arrival as commanding officer at Camp Weatherford was his awarding Good Conduct Medal to 12 outstanding men Thursday at retreat. Of the original group of offi-and lumpy, but that's the way ------------------------------cers, three still remain with us. we like it!" And the Jersey City 59 4TH S. Q UADRON FINDS They are Captain Daniel F. Bost, Flash, the .Kid hilnself from Col. Peter W. Shunk Major Tom A. Watson 1st Lt. A\rthur V Busch and 1st Journal Square, none other Lt. Robert B. And sur-thaD. T/Sgt. Pete Masciale says: The winners of the medal: Tech. Sgt. George W. Colson, Tech. Sgt. Charles L. Kugler, S/Sgt. Ralph T. Knight, S/Sgt. John F. Beck, S/Sgt. Eugene J. Bruszewski, S/Sgt. Cyril F. McEldowney, S/Sgt. Benjamin Robell, S/Sgt. Rex K. Porter, Sgt. Grant Averson; Sgt. Wil liam J. Reeder, T/4 Ivan E viving the vicissitudes of contin"The 569th? It' s great stuff CHAPLAIN. NEEDS AID ual reorganization on the Field we like it fine!" And that's are 16 enlisted men: 1st Sgt. Jos-the way it is .. we like it eph E Wright, .1st Sgt. Louis Vidfine. By SGT. EDWARD Fh.ANK ovich, M /Sgt. James Graham, Lest we forget-our mascots, T /Sgt. Peter J Masciale, S/Sgt. Blonclie and Dagwood, are Things have been So very quiet these days, that It IS Adolph A Patalkis, S /Sgt. Elwin wise among the early members almost impossible to find material to write about. How-D. Shipp, S /Sgt. James A still with us. Dagwood' s present t d f t f t t Sgt. John L. Welden, Sgt. M1chstatus in the Battalion is a little ever, we WI try to JO own a ew I ems o In eres In .ael Hospodar, Sgt. Powell G. uncertain since his consistent ab-the 594th Bomb Squadron. Lobel, T / 4 Carlo J. Silvesti, T/4 sence from formations can no At this time the squadron J H d Robert E Quarles, T / 5 John A. longer be overlooked. We're willto its sinceres t wo In an Seidel, T / 5 Walter Jones and Pvt. ing to forgive and forget, though, .Harlen and T/5 Harold A. Pump. congratulations to Lt. Colonel Raymond J Chapman. for the sake of his two little ones, Norvell and Major Jordan. Their First. Sergeant Lou Vidovich, Cookie and Alexander. After. the presentation there w .as a parade. Major Watson and Frank L Denton, adjutant, assisted Col. Shunk in making the award. promotions were a real Christmas recalling Jan. 4 1943 the first Blondie has had some difficulty present. day of our existence, says: "I'll of late keeping Dagwood away from Service Club No. 1 where SOON WE HOPE never forget that day. It was he haunts the lounge and cafecold, and there we were, the To all those soldiers who have been complaining about not re ceiving their Christmas packages and mail, this writer would refer you to last week' s ECHOES. Do not see the Chaplain, he is complaining too. The A WUTC band from Drew Field, which. comes each Thursday to participate in retreat c eremonies, provided music for the medal awarding ceremonies. S'YIMl\.fiNG PROGRAM Jovial Private John Schu macher is utilizing his many y ears of swimming and life-saving experience at boys camps -in Maine, Pennsylvania and Maryland to teach ,Tohnny Doughboy how to take c a r e o f himself in the water. Private Schumacher an-nounces that to date the following 13 men have passed the Army swimming qualification test after daily instruction at Lido Beach in Sarasota;. Sgt. Michael 1'\llal!:hous, Cpl. ence Young', T/5 Seymour Zucker, Pc." Saul Rabotnick, Pfc. Edward Pariseau, Pfc. Calvin Bailey, Pfc. Robert Fitzgerald, Pvt. Melvin Meinshein, Pvt. Orola Drum, Pvt. James Ortis, Pvt. Robert Kilpatrick, Pvt. Howard Caldwell and Pvt. John Ogden. Schumacher, who looks like a dero)::>ed Santa Claus," tips the scah.s at 250 and beams with Irish joviality. He attended public schools in Baltimore and later, King College in Tennessee, where he played football, lacrosse and water polo. After serving as party chief for an electric. company .for five years, Schumacher decided to turn "Tom Tucker," and instead of singing for his supper, he talke' d clients into buying. motor cars from his employer. It was from this employment that Schu macher was drafted in March, 1943 when the President of the United States wrote his familiar greetings to him. Safe Flier Listed As Dead 3 Times LATEST RUMOR: All men who were at Moses Lake will be issued F .oreign Service Rib-bons. I really believe that Drew Field has finally decided to accept us Heavy Bombardment guys, why the MP' s don't even uuestion us any more when we go into the PX. As I look about me, I see many satisfied faces"-'-Could it be that so many of our boys h.ave their wives here? M IDEA OF SPEED: Try the second barber in the Main Barber Shop. TURNABOUT COMPLAINT DEPARTl\'IENT: Why can' t the laundry send back the same clotheS' we send out? I now have GREEN handkerchiefs, BLUE socks-size 14 shorts-! wear size 32-two pair of trousers that wouldn' t fit SHORTY (Warren P ugh, 4 ft. 5 in. high). We believe the tailor shop runs fhe laundry, because when you take a pair of pants, to be Sh?rt ened; get them back the nght size and send them to the laundry; you get them back to long again, and start the whole vicious circle all ovei McAULEY GETS THE RUN AROUND: Our former supply Sergeant McAuley was transferred to Plant Park. He stayed there about two weeks, was then t r a n s f e r r e d to.you guessed it--Drew Field. We wouldn' t be at all surprised to BABES IN ARMS, believe it or not, they ore the cousins of Pvt. Bill O'Brien of the 7 46th SAW Com pony., The men in his barracks wont definite proof of relationship ... seems as though the .fellows are getting wolfish, eh, Bill? see him right back where he started ftom in a very short time. 'We hope so, nice guy McAuley. Well the Christmas h.oliday is over, everyone h a d a swell time (I hear). Good food, free movies, etc. I too had a wonderful. time. Went to the movies, then had a double coke-with cherry-and to 1 bed at 10. Some fun! fECHOES"FOR-uM BLANK il::!i FOR Gl BASEBALL QUIZ reported dead three times, he is t : having a hard time trying to :'} convince his parents in Long :}: Beach, Calif., thathe's still alive. :'f: Drew Fiel d military personnel who would like to stump the sports exp e rts scheduled to appear here next Thursday are urged to complete this form and to s end it to the ECHOES Forum Director, Base Special Service 9ffice, 8th St. and Ave. S Light, who holds the Distint:: guished Flying Cross, was first (:: My question is ...... .................................. '' reported killed in action in the ::t r: Army FHorces rtaidhs on Ploe_::;ti, mm ................. ................ -.. Rumama. e wro e orne, saymg :{: he was uninjured, but the govName ........................................................ again, ret: Outft" t portmg im offlcia y dead. W Light wrote a second time, re: t Please submit questions-as s .oon as possible. You may ::;; assuring his parents, and then the f : send as many queries as you want. They do not have to be ::t government came through a gaind on this blank, but may be submitted on ordinary stationery )i. with a telegram informing his M or postcard. }; folks that Light's body would be @ i'''' home after the war. 569th nothing but a. brief tei:ia. Dagwood, please come back? case, a few copies of the first To the 569th ... it's a Happy special orders, and a piece of New Year and. bigger things wood with, which tc start a fire!" .ahead! Dt1ring the next few days, Lt. 'Society' Girl Has Langan and Lt. Byrum (now over-seas) interviewed the battalion Three Husbands personnel. and assigned the men to the three companies. We were f1ght1ng for Her on our way! NEW YORK.-(CNS)-Ann The 569 .th Drew Field Marie Saportas is in Hollywood S?me !Ime 1943, to con-looking for a job in the movies tmue Its program .at Her;but when she comes home she' s derson Field, remamed I;'-'1 going to find that mamma is very, that place until May when It very angry. .She's also going to went for a month to Myakka. :ro-. find a cop sitting on the doorstep, the end

PAGE EIGHTW.fmf@il&MS!FREE AMUSEMENTS REE BEDS@c@l1ltlfiHMli!1 FREE DREW FIELD ECHOES, w hat To Do In T -o-wn uso TODAY 7 p.m.-M;r. and Mrs. Club, supper, 607 Twiggs St. _. 8 Night, Bingo, 506 Madison St. Dancing party, 710 Harrison St. (Negro). P.,tio dance, 214 North Blvd. TOMORROW 10:30 ;1.m .-Expectant Mothers Class, 607 Twiggs St. 7 : 30 p.m.-Art for Fun,. 607 Twiggs St. 9:30 p.m.-New Year's Eve Watch party. SATURDAY, JAN. 8 8 :3 0 p .m.-H i 11 b i 11 y band, 607 Twiggs St. Open House, 506 Madison St. Party Night, dancing, 214 North Formal dance, 214 North Blvd. SUNDAY, JAN. 9 9:30 a m .-Coffee Hour, 506 Madi-son St. THE HEART OF MANY a soldier was gladdened when Gary Coffee Hour, 706 Twiggs St. C U M k I ( 1 f ) d Ph 11 B k d 3 p .m.-Philharmonic Symphony ooper, no er e e t an y IS roo s steppe at broadcast, 607 Twiggs st. Hawaii during. entertainment tour of Pacific bases. Miss 4 p.m .:_Fireside Party Hour, 214 Brooks obliges a sergeant with her autograph. (International) North Blvd. 5 p.m.-Supper, 821 S Rome Ave. BRIAN AHERNE, star of "What a Woman," which opens at War Department here next Wednesday, autograph? a war bond as he set of movie As a device to keep purchase of war bonds and stamps at a constantly high level, Aherne started a move that soon will find all movie stars giving autographs only with the investment in an additional bond or stamp. MARJORIE LAWRENCE, Met Opera stor stricken with in fantile paralysis two years ago, takes her first step unaided at Miami Beach. Diana Lewis (top) plays dramatic role in "Cry Havoc," which opens Sunday at War. Department theaters here. 7 p.m.-Club Sing, 214 North Blvd. 7:15 p.m.-"Let's Discuss," 607 Twiggs St. 8 p m .-Forum, 214 Blvd. MONDAY, JAN. 10 2 p.m.-Sewing Class, 607 Twiggs 9 St. 7 p m .-C 1 a s s i c a 1 Music, 607 Twiggs St. 8 p.m, __:_Games, ping-pong tournament, YMHA, Ross and Nebraska Sts. Debating Club (1st and 3d we'eks), 710 Harrison St. (Ne_gro). Spanish Class (2d and 4th weeks), 710 Harrison St. (Negro). 8 : 30 p.m.-S in g c o p a t i o n, 607 Twiggs St. Special Program, 214 North Blvd. Movie, 506 Madison St. TUESDAY, JAN. 11 Noon-Wives' on, 607 Twiggs St. 2 p.m.-Wives' Handicraft Club, 607 Twiggs St. 7:30 p.m.-Art for Fun 607 Twiggs St. 8 p.m.-Party, Service Center, 214 North Blvd. Photo Club (1st and 3d weeks), 214 North Blvd. Dramatic Club (2d '1d 4th) weeks). 214 North Blvd. 8 :3 0 p .m.-Community Sing, 506 Madison St. ':'yping Class, 710 Harrison St. (Negro). Couples Party Night, 607 Twiggs 9 p.m.-Chess Club, 214 North Blvd. 9:30 p.m.-Educational Movie and Typing Class. 710 Harrison St. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 12 7 p.m.Dance instruction, 214 North Blvd. 7:30 p.m.-Glee Club practice, 507 Twiggs St. 8 p.m.-Dance, 506 Madison St. Bridge, 214 Not-th Blvd. Spanish Class. 710 Harrison St. (Negro). Hit Parade, Sing & Square dancing, 607 Twiggs St. 8 : 30 p.m.-Feature Movie and Camera Club, 214 North Blvd. Coffe Hour, 706 Twiggs St. Radio Programs By Drew Field. (All broadcas t s now made from bandshell on Drew Field. Anyone may observe broadcasts.) MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 12 : 15 Noon-Treasury star Pa rade, featuring popular radio s t ars. 12: 30 p.m.-Drew Field Presents. 12 :45 p .m.-Latest United Press News. THURSDAY, 10 : 35 a.m.-Drew Field Band Broadcast; 8: 30 p m. -The Week in Review. SATURDAY, 7:30 p m .-Wings and Flashes. SERVICE, CLUBS TODAY 7 : 30 p m -Bridge Tournament, 1008 Kay St. 8 p.m.-Chess and Checker Tour nameJ;Its, YMHA, Ross and Nebraska Aves. 8 : 30 p .m.-Formal dance for officers, Elks club, Florida and Madison. Party, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler Sts. TOMORROW 7:30 p .m.-Dance for Drew Field men, 1008 Kay St. (Negro); also Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler Sts. 8 p .m.-Watch Night Christmas party at American Legion Service Men's Club, 602 Tampa St. SATURDAY, JAN. 8 United Seamen's Service Center, Eagle and Parker Sts.-all day celebration and merrymak-ing. 7 p.m.-Special Christmas Party, 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 Aves: SUNDAy, JAN. 9 i House, Tampa and Tyler Sts. 2 p.m.-Special guest hour, 710 Harrison St. Intersocial Club, game;-, 506 Madison St. 5 p .m.-Navy Mothers Club, 305 ''Vater St. 5 : 30 p.m.-Songfest and refreshments, Florida Ave: and Tyler St. First Methodist Church. 6 Vespers, Christian Service Center, broadcast over WTSP. 7 p .m.-Vespers S ervice, Men' s Center, 1008 Kay St. (Negro). 8 p .m.-Dance, Drew Field or YMHA, Ross and Ne baska Aves 8 : 15 p.m.-Singaree and Fellowship Hour, Polk and Marion Sts. 9 p.m.-Informal hour. Tampa and Tyler Sts. MQNDAY, JAN. 10 7 : 30 p.m.Symphony Orchestra practice, Tamp< and Tyler Sts 8 p .m.-Ping-pong tournament, YMHA, Ross and Nebraska Aves. Dance, 1008 'Kay St. Y, JAN. 11 6 : 30 p .m.-Victory Girls chorus. 1008 Kay St. 7 p m .-Tampa Chess Club. De Soto Hotel. 8 p.m.-Bowling tourney, YMHA, Ross and Nebraska Aves. 8 : 15 p .m.-Dance, Municipal Auditorium. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 12 7: 30 p.m.-Ping-pong tournament, 1008 Kay St. 8 p.m.-Community sing, YMHA. Ross and Nebraska Aves. 9:15 p .m.-Camera Club and Bridge instruction, 214 North Blvd. / Visit Your PX! BRANCH LOCATION M a i n b e v e r a g e, c I o t h i 11 g, a 11 d m e r c h a n d i s e store 2d St. & Ave. F Special Orders PX Office, 1st St. & Ave. B. No.1 No. 2 No.3 No.4 No.5 No.6 No.8 No.9 No. 10 No. 11 No. 12 No. 15 3d F. C. Filling Sta 8th & Ave. A Area F on Ave. J 8th & Ave. H E-1st & Ave. L Camp DeSoto Plant F i eld 4th & Ave. L Hosp. Area-B-10 1st & Ave. J 2<1 & Ave. N Flight Line 'West Area 3 F. C. Hq. Ave. J at E Fence Knights of Columbus Invites Soldiers Knights of Columbus meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. The meetings are held at the corner of Cass and Tampa streets, above the military bus station. No Hay He HA WAll AN BOSTON ION_; the 570th SAW offers the; "present perfect pin -up.'; Boston is a Dental to the dentist this afternoc;>i St Petersburg ,. Information, guest cards, etc., aj the Recreation Office, Defense Building, 5th St. and 2d Ave. Ni Phon"! 4755 INFORMATION BOOTH-io a .r-to 11 p.m. daily, Ph. 6994 ] Unior Bus Station, for service men and their families. HOME CENTER. 256 Beactl Drive North, open daily from a .m. to p m Informal dancingl Coffee and cookies. Laundry1 ironing and sewing facilities, Bathhbuse, suits and towels fox; bathers. Showers, shaving anq naps. Dance instruction. i PIER CENTER Municipal Pier; Informal dancing. Game rooms! pool table, writing rooms, lounges. Dance instruction USO CLUB, 433 3d St., S Writ: ing room, pooL games, rna ... _,_. service, sewing servi ce, stati' shaving service ,e tc. TOMORROW l 7:30 P .M Jook Dance, Pie Center. 7 :3 0 P .M.-Music Hour; Listen t a favorite recordings, USO Club S ATURD AY, JAN. 8 1 P M -Radio Hour, USO C lub. 7 P.M.-Game program, Club. 8 P.M.-Dance, Tinsley' s Orches tra, Pier Center. SUNDAY, JAN 9 9 A M _: Coffee Hour, Hom Center. Leisure Hour, USO Club. 2 :30 P.M.-Tea Dance, USO .Club 3 P.IVI.-C I ass i cal Recording. Pie r : 5 P.M.-Canteen Supper Hom Center. ; Snack Suppe r USO Club. 7 P.M.-Informal dancing Part Pier Center. MONDAY, JAN 10 7 :30 P.M.-Dance and Game Nigh Pie r Center. .; Dance. Instruction, Ralph Case instructor, USO Club. ,. 8 :3 0 P.M. -Informal USO Club.


DAY, JANUARY 6, 1944 Pfc;. Arthur Leonard of ; HOES a pin-up g1rl, he means l.berta, the girl back home at Don't you fellows want to go Clearwater LOUNGE. 601 Cleveland (opposite .Capital Theater). Open 9 a m to 11 p .m., for the con. venience of service men BEACH CENTER. Open Sat urday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Open week days by request. Directions be ob taiped at the Lounge. DANCES: We'dnesday nights from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p m .. and Saturday from 8 p m to 11 p .m..Municipal Auditorium. WHERE TO GET lfhinQs for ; i amusements in the form songfests, concerts, and parties are offered at your Drew Field service clubs and bandshell, as well as the downtown clubs listed on these pages. Free movies. are held Sunday at 214 North Blvd. ; Monday at 506 Madison St., Tuesday and Wednesday at '214 North Blvd., and Saturday at the Negro 710 Harrison St. ;, Free beds are offered at the American Legion Coliseum, Sara ,sota, and the Scottis h Build. ing, Tampa. Free shaves will miLegion Service Men's Club, and fthe Christian Service Center. OfS/.flcers may shower at the Elks ?Club, Florida and Madison Sts. Free coffee and doughnuts will i:make Sunday morning a pleasant ;occasion at 506 Madison St. and 607 Twiggs St., Tampa, or the Center, ,St. Petersburg. Jf --POST THEATERS To conserve paper, mimeographed theater schedules no longer are distributed to your organization. This listing of theater programs, radio broadcasts, and Drew Field entertainment may be snipped from the ECHOES and kept handy for ready reference. THEATER Tll\IETARLE Nos. i, Z and 4--6 and 8 p.m. Nos. 3, 5 and 6--7 and 9 p.m. No. 7-7 p .m. No. 8-8 p.m. SUNDAY .MATINEES Nos. 1, 3 and 7-Z p.m. Nos. z, 4 and 6--3 p.m. 'DAILY AND SUNDAY 1\IATINEES No. 5-l, 3 and 5 p.m. (Theaters 7 and 8 are for oolored t'roops.) TODAY Theaters 1 and 5 AROUND THE WORLD: Kay Kyser, Joan Davis; Silver Wings; Unusual Occupations;, RKO News. Theaters 2 and 7 NO TIME FOR LOVE: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray; Army-Navy Screen Magazine; Walt Disney cartoon. Theaters 3 and 4 SWING FEVER: Kay Kyser, Marilyn Maxwell, William Gargan; Passing Parade; MGM Miniature; Color Cartoon. Theaters 6 and 8 HIGHER AND HIGHER: Frank Sinatra, Michele Morgan, Jack Haley; Popeye Cartoon; RKO News. TOMORROW Theaters 1 and 5 GUNG HO: Randolph Scott, Grace McDonald, Alan Curtis; Terry Toon; March of Time. Theaters 2 and 7 NO TllVIE FOR LOVE: (See cast above); Army-Navy Screen Magazine; Walt Disney Cartoon. Theaters 3 and 4 AROUND THE WORLD: (See cast above); Silver Wings; Un usual Occupations; RKO News. Theaters 6 and 8 HIGHER AND HIGHER: (See cast above); Popeye Cartoon; RKO News. SATURDAY, JAN. 8 Theaters 1 and 5 GUNG HO: (See cast above); Terry Toon; .March of Time. Theaters 2 and 7 HIGHER AND HIGHER: (See cast above); Popeye Cartoon; RKO News. 3 and 4 AROUND '.J;'HE WORLD: (See cast above); Silver Wings; RKO News; Unusual Occupations. Theaters 6 and 8 SWING FEVER: (See cast above); Passing Parade; MGM Minia-. ture; Color Cartoon. SUNDAY, JAN. 9 Theaters 1 and 5 CRY HAVOC: Margaret Sullivan, Ann Sothern, Joan Blondell; Bugs Bunny Cartoon; RKO News. Theaters 2 and 7 HIGHER AND HIGH.!<:R: (See cast above); Popeye Cartoon; RKO News. Service Club 1 TODAY USO show, 8 :15 p.m. TOMORROW Dance, 8 : 15 p.m. SATURDAY Bingo. 8:15 p.m. SUNDAY Open House. MONDAY Dance, 8:15 p .m. TUESDAY Recorded Symphonic Music Program, 8 p.m. WEDNESDAY Dance, 8:15 p.m. Free Lodging The Scottish Rite building, 502 E. Lafayette st., houses a free 50bed dormitory, reserved for service men. WANTED: Men and women who love baseball to be at the Bandshell January 13 to see big league baseball stars, umpires and commentators. THEATER LOCATIONS No. l-Ave. F between 6th & 8th Sts. No. 2-Ave. R an

PAGE TEN DREW FIELD ECHOES;THURSDkY, JANUARY 6, 1944 AW To Honor WACs Jan. lS :: :.: World This Week ,, Orientation Unit of 5th FINE WORK OF -woMEN By T/5 CLYDE J. LEWIS d Since the Teheran conference, the world has been Broa casts IS THEME anxiously awaiting action, and this week the first hammer By T/S BOB GOULD ''These are our Air-WACs, blow has fallen on the w _avering Nazi lines in Russia. On Monda week the The Red Army has smashed through enemy defenses _Y Private. Ellen sent her to whom we point with pride" along a 180-mile front, extending from the Pripet Marshes new Onentahon. Department barracks mto hystencs the other that is the theme to be made its debut with the first a.m. when she fell out of bed, embodjed in a special prosound asleep, and began rumAWUTC to Kalinovka, a rail center deep in the Ukraine. Whole German armies are in dazed, disorganized retreat, and the -surging Soviet tide, advancing at a rate of 10 to 12 miles a day, has already crossed the old Polish border at one point, in the region of Olevsk. ------------------------GERMANS OUTSMARTED In the light of what has hap.,. in the week's aerial pened along the eastern front blitz. during the past month, it would The Alhed. armies m Italy ad seem that the German general vanced despite snow and -staff has been completely outenem:r Can-guessed and outmaneuvered adtans of the Etghth Army fmally took Ortona, early last week, and Meanwhile, the Soviet. generals continued to drive northward to were men, tanks and ward the port of :Pe 'scara. By guns the front, Sunday, their artillery was shell west of Kiev. They waited un-ing the city. Our fliers furnished til the _Nazi J:a d added support by bombing Rimini, spent Itself and unhl remammg a few miles farther up the coast. German reserves had been drawn off for the' defense of White Rus-_fr-om the Southwest sia and the southern Ukraine. shll ;enters around New Then last week they struck diBrltam. General rectly at Von Mannstein's center. Kreuger's Mannes, thrower-s, took tbe VItal Cape The Nazis were ;from the Gloucester airdrome just five whole Korosten-Zhiromir days after wading ashore from and a stead:yof _Soviet their transports. daily news roundup that is maging through her foot locker. gram at Jan 15, When her neighbor asked what when Drew Field's Aircraft heard over the P A system in she was looking for Ellen replied, Warning personnel pays trib-.( the area. in a stage whisper, "I've mis-t h k b placed my honorable discharge." u e to t e wor eing done by, Lieutenant Eckles, Fifth's Well, she can dream can't sl).e? 21 Air-WACs in AWUTC. new Orientation Officer, is Then there is the story of a The .fact that these members of h he t' h WAC named Betty Turney. Lt. the Women's .Army Corps have s ar1ng t newscas Ing on-Barns who has been away at proved their -worth and value in ors with Pvt. Finklesteiri of schooi, was new to many of us A WUTC was further emphasized Company A when she returned. She was new this week when the Commanding to Betty! General, Brig Gen. Stephen. H. -Theyre both dmng a Betty, who lives upstairs in Sherrill, issued a general order and. when .the PA system IS Barracks 16, was busily designating January 15 .as "Airexpanded to include an outlet in WAC Day." Mess Hall No. 29, it will give the ing windows and giving the boys who are eating an oppor-place a airing when, BIG REVIEW tunity to keep abreast of world up the stairs bounded a lady Simultaneously, plans were an-in sports clothes. This "civUnounced for a schedule of events ian" roaming around the bar-honoring the 21 Air-WACs. At 5 SAD RETURN raclis began to get in Betty's p.m. the 2d Training Battalion In G. 0. Company of the 591st, hair. Stopping near Betty, the. will pass in review, with the Air the three-day passes were as stranger asked what she was WACs doing the reviewing. Fol abundant as showers in April. doing. Betty is one of those lowing this will be a progPessive Technician Fifth Kanowitz came people who deeply resents dinner, with separate courses back from St. Petersburg civilians crashing into her bar-served the girls in each of the sad after leaving his gal, racks. and asking questions-six mess halls in the A WUTC T ;Sgt. Page and Pfc. they might be spies! area. Balin must have had too good a So, imagining herself face to time in town that Sunday to think face with one of Adolf's about duty rosters -one lad agents, Betty replied, "I'm airwas restricted on his birthday ing the place. What's it to after coming back late due to poor you?" train connections. But his wife The looked both. sur-Final event will be a party and dance at 8 p.m. in Dayroom SB-01, with music, refreshments and 42 lucky males as escorts two escorts selected for each young lady. brought his cake to the. gate. prised and bewildered. Without a A f th In October, a group of WACs Over in Company o e word she walked down the aisle: Fifth, the boys are all frowning Betty was not to be shaken now. came to Drew Field and a short t 1 1 k s c time later 21 from this group reon 'ac mg-supp y-c er am on-Falling in beside this menace to ners whose first official act was the wAC, Betty fired questions ported to A WUTC. They brought to post a bulletin stating that at her. with them a fine record of ac-th ld b 1 complishments in the Army. ere wou e no sa vage or "Who are you? What do you M th k ldb k" ost of them entered the Army ree wee -s-go nc want?. Wha t do you mean nosi'n' T h F'fth Add m November, 1942, receiving ec nician I Y IS wor-aroui1d our barracks?" h ried about having his blood typed t eir early training at Fort Des -it hasn't been done in a year. The stranger stopped, drew a Moines; Iowa. They were part of deep breath, and quietly replied, a group chosen, because of high SERVICE MAN "I am Lt. Barns." IQand other commendable char-And CPO (Chief Pool Operator) Bettv insists there should be a acteristics, to take special instruc-Roach is still holding his own. law against it! tion in Aircraft Warning meth He's not the first to receive Our holiday guests are gone, ods and operations. Early last a CPO ratmg but he's also. the a _nd we are rapidly getting back year, they went to Washington, first to get Christmas greetings to the old routine. D. C., joining a Coast Artillery from Major D Linquency; to get Miss Margaret Ward, daughter a_nti-aircraft unit and helping in the breakfast menu while still in of Cpl. E. Ward, has returned to the operation of Aircraft Warning bed; to ask for a light; to have her work in Baltimore. instruments and big guns de-the morning news read to him, fending the nation's capital in case and to say "Gimme oneayabutz." All. the excitement around of enemy air attack. When better pool tables are built, the WAC area (you no doubt REAL SOLDIERS CPO Roach will be found behind have noticed the girls dashing the eight ball. to and from the laundry room Th,ese girls weren't pencil570th O utfit clutching a lost stocking) is due pushers. They laid cable, dug to the clothing spot check we ditches and did the type of ate having. One of the com-muscle-building work which ments overheard was: "Really, made them anything but "softies." girls, I won't get paid for two Every third night they slept in Cast s Anchor months when they cheqk mine." dugouts instead of the more de sirable barracks. We are all happy to have Pvt. tanks, motonzed Infantry, and cavalry poured through the gap. The full significance of the breach cannot yet be fully de termined, but it appears to be another disaster equaling the debacle at Stalingrad. The main Red forces have driven more than 70 miles in siX days through the heart of the Ger man defenses. One spearhead has split off to plunge south west, threatening Berdechev and Kalinovka, 70 miles from the Rumanian border, and thiS last column is definitely unhinging the whole German line of fortifications in the Ukraine. In addition, the First Soviet Baltic Army still hammers at Vitebsk and may cut off the Nazi armies before Leningrad Lois'-Haight back in circulation. For ten long months they led Farther west, on New Guinea, I N s t We missed that dry, Pittsburgh this life, then, with ratings troops of the Sixth Army have n ew. po (how could anyone use the words ranging from private first class landed at Saidor, between Fins-to buck r nt t at any. time. Supplementing this momentous news from Russia came continued reports of continued Allied air blows at the heart of Hitler's continEmtal fortress. Berlin was bombed three times during the last week, and the last attack left Hitler's bomb-proof Reichschan cellory seriously damaged. Dis patches from Sweden indicate that more of Berlin's population is being evacuated. 5,000 PLANES But Berlin was only one target. Swarms of heavy bombers, Mos quito bombers, and fighter escorts roared over Western Germany and the Channel coast, pounding at factories, airfields, transporta tion centerSJ and coastal-defenses. Unofficial sources claimed that well over 5,000 planes of all types dry and Pittsburgh together?) se gea were rans-chhafen and the big Jap base of ferred to Drew Field, and 21 of Mad.ang. This maneuver cuts off After moving from bar-sense of humor. them came to A WUTC. those Jap forces opposing the k t b k th l t Pfc. Esther Frazier is also back, Australians north of Finschhafen rae s 0 arrac s m e as after an extended emergency In the words of one of these and hastens the coming Allied two weeks, Company D, 570th furlough. Greetings, Esther! girls: "We found it really hard convergance on Rabaul. SAW Battalion now believes The question in our minds is: to settle down to a desk job after __ __;::_ ___________ "Why was Cpl. Lora Taylor look-ten months of rugged work in i It has found a roosting place ing so lonely on Christmas day?" the dugouts. But everyone here -at least for two or three Could it be that the nice first treats us so grand, we just A-2 A WUTC Says days-anywa was confined to quarters couldn't help liking-the place Y with a bad cold? immensely." \ The barracks orderly never -------------'-------=--------gets to clean the sa.me bar racks twice. ( Oh, for the life of a barracks orderly!) The outfit now has a new first sergeant. As a matter of fact, he' s the; fifth topkick Company D has had in a month. The new six-stripes-and-diamond man is Sgt. Burke, a veteran of the other World War. Everyone who sleeps in the barracks with Pfc. Jerome Duboff would appreciate it if he would hurry up and get married. He talks in his sleep so much, and at any hour of the night can be heard speak ing of "Connie ... oh, my darl ing Connie oh !' The pictures on Sgt. Langsdorf's H N y desk keep increasing. The other ere s a ew ears resolu-day he received another, from a tion, vania girl. We're sure Be sure you don't repeal it-Langsdo)rf would be pleased to If you know a little secret the picture to anyone. (Why send it to the ECHOES as a Be sure you don't reveal it! pin-up?-Ed). 4019 ARMY BOXERS GET MEMORIAL AWARD The Edward J Neil Memoriallkilled in action, seven are miss award, given each year by the ing in action and 25 have. been New York Boxing Writers' Asso-wounded. ciation to the man who has done most for boxing has been award ed to the 4,019 boxers serving the U S armed forces. Previous winners of the award, which is made in the name of Eddie Neil, a war correspondent killed in the Spanish Revolution, were Jack Dempsey, Billy_ Conn, Henry Armstrong, Joe Louis and Barney Ross. Among the 4,019 boxers now in the services are all the award winners save Armstrong and also such "name" fighters as Gene Tunney, Jim Braddock, Max and Buddy Baer, Lou Ambers, Fred dy Apostoli, Billy Soose, Benny Leonard, Midget Smith and Augie Ratner. One-A in the draft are the New York Football Giants' towering tackle, AI Blozis, former George town University All-American, and the Washington Redskins' Bob Seymour, halfback. Lt. Fred Frankhouse, who used to throw a jug-handle curve for the Boston Braves and Brooklyn Dodgers, has been hospita'lized at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y. with a broken knee cap. He was hit by a jeep. Yankee Slugger Charlie Keller has been deferred by his Mary land draft board but his defer ment isn't going to do the Yan kees any good. The board classi fied Keller 3A and froze him to Eighteen boxers have beenhis winter war plant job'.


DREW FIELD ECHOESp THURSDP. .. Y, JANUARY 6, 1944 PAGE ELEVEN THRE. E 571ST SOLDIERS JD FC LOUDLY \ TOP BEST DRESSED LIST! ACCLAIMS '44 In the sartorial swing this week is the 571st SAW, with three soldiers from that unit being picked in the weekly best dressed column by the Mysterious Air-WAC, swears there is no bribe involved. The three well-groomed men were among five soldiers selected to give their opinions on how to 1conserve presses and keep the chin free of whiskers. TWO WOMEN Once again a woman is responsible for the neat appearance of a soldier. Corporal Marvin Podderman of Grand Rapids, speaks of two women. Fodderman insists his mother and fiancee have done much to keep him conscious of the way he looked. "Mother brought me up to be neat and well shined. I always think of her when I try to decide whether I really need that shave or not, and mother always wins. My girl?. We are getting married as soon as I get a furlough. "She's terrific! I'll send her picture. in for a pin-up girl, soon. I'm sure she's much more beautiful than any you have had so far. She has had more to do with the way I look than anyone else. I want her to feel a little bit proud of me, you know." The Philadelphia Amoroso family is becoming quite famous in kara is with this column. In a recent issue 57lst. Ernest Amoroso appeared. This "I put my trousers under the week we give you his brother, Pvt. Gene Amoroso of the Base mattress and my hat under my Detachment. pillow every night," joked Cpl. PRESS JOB Harold Gonyea of the 314th. "Why shouldn't both Ernest "There is a very good reason and I be picked?" asked Gene. for this-I have hangers. It "Aft 11 b ht seven minutes to shave, er a we were roug up ten minutes to shine my shoes, in the same manner, and that is to look nifty all the time. First, and about twenty minutes to we make sure that our clothes. press my trousers. Anyone ean give up that long from each are hanging properly at night. It day to look sharp. I think the only takes a couple of minutes to climate has a lot to do with press an article of clothing. It the press jobs down here." pays to look neat. A good dresser Gonyea is from Pontiac, Mich. goes a long he said. From St. Louis, T / 5 Tom Ma-Private Buster Martinelli of the kara, stated: "A shave is essen-57lst told the Mysterious Airtial to be well groomed. I man-WAC: "It all beg.an back in my age to keep my clothes clean and home town, Pueblo, Colo. Frob well pressed. I feel better when ably it was a very normal reI know that I look all right. A action for a boy of 14 to begin shave, shine and press job can noticing girls, and slicking his do much for the morale too." Ma-hair down. I never lost the habit." Cpl. Marvin Podderman 396TH BOMBERS VOW 'ANGELIC' NEW YEARS Schanz, Tannenbaum, and being as it is leap year we got our rocker. But to go on, it is now Sgt. Stevens, Sgt. Ambrose, Sgt. Hembrough, and Sgt. Weissman. Also moving into the elite of the non-coms is Cpl. Middlekauf, By S/SGT. WILLIAM J. ANDREW a newcomer. We were very hap-A "44" I'd d 1 py to lay out the welcome mat s g 1 e m gent y on a Wmg and a Prayer many for Pfc. Forsten, a new addition of our boys of the Headquarters 396th Bomb Group sat with to S-1. I h d t th d f' 1 d h f 11 Rifles were issued to all de-c enc e ee an Irm y rna e t e o owing ever lasting partments this week to aid in resolutiOns: Capt. from Sergeant Watson, S-1: To never It' s congrats and orchids and steal.mg. a for C!>'f!ltake another furlough as he to those who now tote the munxcahons offxce. Hxs ofhcxal caught the flu while home in corresp!'ndex,tce .n?w Alabama. Chaplain Duhan: To following grades: M /Sgt. Adams, bke da da dxt start telling a few of his own S /Sgts. Cabrera, Coleman, Lobel, da wxth an occasxonal dash. Real Cook's Tour Awakens Sleepers for Breakfast By ALVIN M. AMSTER Judging from what went on in all Headquarters De tachment Third FC barracks New Year's Eve, everyone (Lambert too) did his share of welcoming 1944. Oh well, only another 12 months and t ditto blotto. In fact, business at the Mess -----------------'---------Hall was so bad New Year's morning, Cook Ed Oke made a real cook' s tour of all barracks awakening customers for breakfast. GOLDEN DREAMS Furloughs--faint memories now --Wiener still day dreaming over his NY experiences Cochran brought his wife and car from Kansas "Toughy" Marchesi spent most of his Baltimore' furlough in bed with la grippe. More on furloughs Labonte returned from furlough one day early and went right on duty With welcome arms T /Sgt. Link Karches greeted M/Sgt. Phil Burke back to his chair in A-3, and just in time for furniture moving. Captain Nelson Snow, formerly Sig. Hq. Co's CO, joined our family over at the Signal Section. Lieutenant Cardwell took over at the Company. ANY FRESH RUMORS? It' s good luck and goodbye to Cpl. Chuck Levy, Pfc. Ed Carson, and Pfc. Vince Corrigan, who moved to Congaree, and to Cpl. Sylvester Bookwalter who left us for the Medics at Punta Gorda Field. Social note: Just so he won' t forget barracks life, 1st/Sgt. John Gosselin thought he'd spend a week's refresher so he moved into Antonucci' s and Palumbo's private apartment in Upper B-1. Good Samaritan S /Sgt. Reiling took "Red" Dolan into hand after the Signal beer party last Wednesday and saw to it that Red was properly undressed and tucked into bed. 'Tis nothing. This writer did the same for a "gone" B-1 inhabitant while on Christmas night CQ. Have you seen Maj. John Muse back at his old job, in the office with Col. Strecke r and Lt. Gephart, but with a new desk? Sole pajama wearer in B-1-Bob Parsons. The gypsy in you? Pfc. Keith "Tough Luck Kid" Albright, just discharged from the Hospital after six week's with an ailing ankle, is back again with ditto on the other ankle. Or maybe the nurse appealed to him? Sergeant Norm Zinser too,. checked in at the Hospital with a heavy cold, then caught kitchen detail and policing up the ward in the morning. What gal from Ward's Island in NYC sent her Christmas love to some B-1ers "Blackie" Caprista, "Snuffy Smith" Feay, Frank Jone_ s, "Red" Hresko and Stan Dubowski? (Authoritative comment: Ward's Island is the institution for the mentally defectives in the "Big City.") Could be a nurse? Or an inmate? Ask Joe "Pierre" Lavelle. But Sgt. Mary Walker is still getting letters from an unidentified NY gal. And what thick letters too! Stay away from Sgt. Lee McGuire or else be pressed -into service. Laliberte was the latest to find that out. Such lucky birds, Tom Carlton and Sam Palmer They were two _of the many Gis who danced with visiting movie actress Frances Dee at the Service Club last week. Congratulations to W a 1 t e r "Red" Reugger. Climaxing a swell furlough, Walter got married last Friday morning. Ken Lindblom and Fred Huber deserve the title of "Faithful Fol lowers" for traveling with the basketball team. Still no customer for T /Sgt. Tom Meekins right-handed-drive rerraplane, so he continues to drive it to Hq. daily. Have you noted that cars belonging to Sgts. Dick Wahl and John Kalinich are daily in the detachment area? (One more question: where did Wahl and Joyner stay while in Miami?) "School days, school days, dear old golden rule days,'_' ridge, Ogden and Salmg m un1son -----------------just before they shoved off for that special six week's schooling at MacDill. VIRTUE IS REWARD As a reward to the WAC cook RATIONING CALENDAR who delivers occasional sand-----------------wiches to him in the Dispensary, Cpl. Johnny Vankuren rewards her valiant efforts with a deserving kiss. But S /Sgt. "Wolf" Wilson has been seen with a certain WAC Wilson.. Sister, no doubt? Some guys get all the breaks. Belated and happy birthday wishes to Sgt. Herm Cohn (Jan. 4) Cpl. AI "Dun't'Fec'-Me" Ledbetter (Jan. 3) ... and T/Sgt. "Sparky" Myers. (Dec. 23). M aybe some real news on "Sparky" next issue? Ration Book No. 4 may be picked up today at the Base Ra tion Board. You must oring your No. 3 book with you and fill out application available at the ration board. You may pick up No. 4 books for your whole family or other Drew Field military personnel but you must turn in their No. 3 books. Applications may not be mailed. There is no need for Drew Field military personnel to contact any other ratic;ning authority than the Base Ration Board. troubles. Corporal Stevens, S-3: diversion in place 59 5th 'WAVES LEGS' Staff Sergeant Foss, S-1: To spend all his time helping SteMEAT, BUTTER, ETC. R and S valid; T, Jan. 9 and U, Jan. 16; all expire Jlm. 29 vens find a new diversion (the dogs got him too). Sergeant Lo-By CPL. HERBERT TARGUM bel and StSgt. Oller, S-1: To be good and faithful husbands. They The boys i.n the 595th Bomb Squadron parachute de-are both taking a mate in the h b near future but from this corner partment say that until recently everythmg as een sus-we quote, 1T?ey,know not. what pended in midair. But they are now getting down to earth they are Tech and hope to keep a firm footing on their work. In a hu-Wolfe, Med1cs: To stay JUSt as he is. Perfectionist? All of the morous vem, one of the boys said, 'Our parachutes are OK, boys: To stay away frpm the but if you do have to jump better wave your arms and Tampa Terrace and to take Phy. sical Training constantly. I won-legs bke hell. der! Even though separated by FORTUNATE FEW approximately 28 days the first and last day of the month are closely united. It 'works like this. The last day of the month. is paytime. The first day of the month bringS promotions which in turn bring an immediate thought of paytime which had only be< n the day before. / Despite the fact that in last week' s column the editor gave the impression that practically the entire squadron is on furlough, we will continue to list the few fortunate ones. Pfc. Edwin L. Hollowood of Armament is home on furlough, and he's afraid he might have to attend his girl friend's wedding ... as best man. Tech Sergeant Donald A. Dicks went to Richland Center, Wis. to visit his parents and girl friend. Sergeant Harry Lautermilk left on his furlough to Washington state to bring his wife back here. Corporal Charles "Ramp-Rider" Rodgers celebrated Christmas to the extent tha t his friends had to "escort" him back to the barracks after the festivities died down. Staff Sergeant Hadley (Poochy) Woodworth has been a hit with the women, since he got that car. Guess they can now call him the motorized wolf. Tech Sergeant Albert P. Vieira and Sgt. George Singer were seen recently at Larry Ford's place with two "bee-ootiful" young girls. Nice going boys! Odd sight of the week: A second lieutenant sitting complacently in a crowded bus holding a glass of apparently potent liquid, in which the ice tinkled occasionally. To the admonitions of enlisted men nearby, he flatly stated, "Nothing less than a first lieutenant will take it away from me." FRUITS AND VEGETABLES Green D, E and F in book 4 valid through Jan. 20. SUGAR Coupon No. 29 in book 4 valid for five pounds throu._h Jan. 15 SHOES Stamp No. 18 valid indefinitely. Stamp 1 on airplane sheet book 3 valid ii)definitely. Loose stamps accepted only on mail orders. GASOLINE No. 8-A coupons good through Feb. 8 for three gallons; B and B-1 and C and C-1 coupons good for two gallons; B-2 and C-2 good for five gallons. TIRES Inspection deadlines book holders, March 31, C holders Feb. 29. For A B and


PAGE DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 1944 Mental Section Rehabilitates MALAI)JUSTMENT NOW GETS CAREFUL STUDY Transition from civilian to military life is an indefinite job for some types of indivduals and Drew Feld's Mental Hygiene Unit has the task of aiding and adjusting the un usual personality to the soldier's life. Since its inception here in ---------------. April the unit under the direc tion Captain Lewis L. Robbins has demonstrated its value in meeting complex problems created by the presence of mal adjusted soldiers. EXPERIENCED DOCTOR Captain Robbins is a neuro psychiatrist who practiced. in Chi-. cago and Topeka before entering the Army. He is a graduate of the Rush Medical College. The unit provides facilities to all. Drew organizations for deal ing with soldiers presenting forms of maladjustment such as inapti tude, unusual behavior, gold bricking, recalcitrance, alcohol ism, being AWOL, and inadequate performance of duties. They also provide psychiatric, physiological and social data, and make recommenda-. tioons to courts-martial and dis-charge boards. and was acted upon primarily on a suggestion by staff member Capt. Paul A. Banfield. The plan was presented to Brig. Gen. Stephen H. Sherrill, Commanding G e n e r a I of AWUTC, and Major Jesse L. Grace, 'AWUTC Surgeon. Soldiers who visit the Mental Hygiene Unit, aside from those who call there voluntarily, are referred by the chaplains, ad jutants, the l1ospital, dispensaries, training school directors, the provost marshal, the per sonnel and classification offi.. cers, the Red Cross director, and unit corimialiders. At -the putset,. each case is as signed to case worker, who studies all available service and school records, interviews the soldier and talks with him about his particular problems. Where found necessary, the soldier is then referred to the psychologist, who administers intelligence, per sonality and aptitude tests. FINAL. WORD. Detecting and eliminating the emotionally unstable and the mentally unfit, .the unit recom mends for discharge those individuals who either cannot function adequately or else are a hazard to others. After this, the soldier is reMARRIAGE LICENSES Taken by Drew Gls Holiday furloughs, coupled with love and Gis' desire to condense their wedding anniversaries and Christmas into one week of tinsel, toasts and triumph, sent 30 Drew Field soldiers scurrying to the mar riage license bureau ir Tampa with a ready $2. Here is .the list: Roger Erdrr:ian 22, and Pa trida Ann Mahoney, 22, Green Bay,-Wis. Floyd D. Turner, 20, and Olivia Blevins, 20, Middleton, 9hio. Dean M. Carson, 35, and Alice Housam Behrens, 30 O'Fallin, Ill. Richard Malloy Gustafson, 25, and Margaret Elizabeth Vernon, 27, Seattle. George F. Mohn, 22, and Oda Pearson, 24, Wilmington, N. C Walter Edward Gawlik, 26, and Faithful Shirley Bankston, 26, Tampa. John Thomas Joblonski, 30, and Catherine Joan Baldwin, 27, Tampa.' Hugh M McCall, 27, and Esther Eugenia Jessica, 19, Tampa. Carl Earf Boian, 23, and Pa. tricia Alberta. Sandidge, 23, Hamilton, :Wis. Ivey Lee Stroupe, 24, and Rachel' Brown, 21. Dallas, N. G. Within this. category are solerred. to the psychiatrist, Cap-. Williams R. Beyers. 33, and Hazel W. Rubenstein, 29,Bloom burg, Pa. .diers who are discovered t.0 be tain Robbins, who studies all psychotics, severe psychoneur-available information, talks to the otics, epileptics, psychopaths, soldier, and renders the final morons, enuretics, chronic al-evaluation of the case. This may coholics, an d drug addicts. result in a recommendation for either reclassification, a special The n;ed for t:;stabhshmg men-psychiatric clinical treatment, re tal hyg1ene UD:lts such as t):le ferral to a special training unit, one at Drew .Field was .reahzed advice from the Red Cross on when the War I found home-socio-economic problems, J:llany dlso.rders.. or, if deemed. necessary, further In .connection w1th this, It has psychiatric observati,on at the been pointed out that three-fifths hospital. .John Shesko, 25, and Catherine Clara Bachman, 19 Tampa. Junior Patterson, 20 and BettY June McCammon, 18, Sullivan, Ind. Fred Mathers dochenaur-, 23, and Mary Frances White, 21, St. Petersburg. Raymond Storer, 23, and Edith Gravitt, 21, Tampa. Ca:i-1 W. Senn. 28, and Anna belLe Dunford, 21, Tampa. Clark F Swapp, 24, and Frances Cofer. 24, spokane. Paul R. Giddings, 22, and Hope the beds in our veterans' hos-.The. majority of soldiers with p1tals, or some men are whom the unit deals are normal at. by -that is, they are not mentally patients. And It has ill but show some relatively .been that each neuro-minor maladjustment that might of what to do-when the person in psych1atnc casualty of World interfere with their proper funckhaki get away is an easy matter for the Clark family, War I has cost the taxpayers over tioning as sold!iers The primary above. The proud Air-WAC is Pvt. Helena Clark who looks $3q,ooo. mission of the unit is to provide Elaine Gay, 21, Denver.. .Joseph Thurman Perry, 19, and Manuela Edelmira Alvarez, 19, Tampa. Adnirum M. Towsend, 22, and Geneva Starling, 21, Tampa. UNABLE TO CHECK facilities for the salvaging of sol-. admiringly at her strapping son, Milton, / a military cadet d h t diers suffering from occupational in. Missouri. Student Milton and grandparents, Mr. and Because of. a p;ono_unce s or -inaptitude,. recalcitrance, and al-Mrs. J. D. Fisher of Fort Worth, left and right, visited Drew age of m -the coun-coholism. Many such. men who, try at the begmmng. of th.e war, otherwise,. might have been lost for the holidays and had a military Christmas they'll all the local draft boards d1d not to the Army, have been reclaimed rer:nember Bottom picture needs little explanation. The haye adequate of psy-for effective service as a result well-known off-limits sign is explained to son Milton by Charles Lawrence Zitnick, 26, and Mary Elliott Mullan, 27, Drew Field. chiatnsts to examme the flow of of the unit's work with them. Air-WAC Mother Helena. Hundreds of Drew soldiers who selectees. Lt. Vidor Howard of Phihi.del Walter Salo, 21, and Alice Chloetilda Pelshaw, 18, Wake field, Mich. Frank Arthur Thomas, 22, and Florence' Conradson, 21. E .ast Utah As a result, future Ar:r;ny mls-phia, a psychologist in civil life, couldn't make it nome during the holidays were hosts to f1ts -among them is assistant to the director. They relatives and friends. New Ye.ar's day found many of them men. of lov:-grade are aided by a staff of nine en-thronging the Base with enthusiastic soldiers pointing out mamc-dep:ress!Ves, and epileptics listed men who function as social the highlights. .John.Rapuano, 27, and Lena De Sandre, 24, Meridian, Conn. Irvin R. Fultz, 23, and Mary A. Konkle, 25, Sebring. -slipped through. workers two WACc who are re----'--"-------------------------.To meet this problem, Army ceiving 'specialist training as sopsychiatry was placed under the cial workers in order eventually direction of Col. Roy D. Halloran, to devote their full time to such who a work among the WACs, one Red branch m the off1ce of the SurCross psychiatric social worker, Paul Steven Kvenmoen, 25, and Marie Grace Michels. 21, Spokane. geon General. Miss Katharine Rice of ClearThe idea for the establishwater, and ten clerical workers. ment of the. Drew Field unit Many members of Captain RobbeJ.onged to Major Gen St. bins' staff were trained psychiCiair Streett, then commanding atric social worners .in civilian General of the Third Air Force, life. Twelve AWUTC Soldiers End. Orientation Study Frank Bodofsky, 23, and Evelyn Weber, 22, Tampa. .John Valerio, 21, and Con stance Marzula, 18, Shreveport. Walter William Welkom, 22, and Alma Catherine Fein, 22, Twelve A WUTe soldiers have graduated from the first Neww York.B R 26 a d h 1 W 0 t b. h ayne om1ne, n sc oo m ar r1en ahon o ]echves, attitudes and tee -Adriana Garcia Cano, 19, Tampa. niques, held under the direction of the A WUTC War Orientation section. The course lasted one week, 48 hours, after which the graduates reutrned to their train ing battalions to start a round schedule of lectures for va rious organizations before joining the'ir u.nits. The next course will begin in approximately one week. Qualified enlisted men who are inter Look Homeward Top Sarge Moans 593d Acting Boss By SGT. JACK E. STEIN Christmas Day and New Year's Eve have come and gone and First Sergeant Smith of 593d Bombardment Squadron is still on furlough. Not that we begrudge him ested are urged to leave their the vacation, for heaven knows he has earned and deserves apJ.,ucavJ'"' at the War every minute of it, but acting in his place has added a spray section, AWUTC Spec1al f h h" l d h" Service office, at 4th st. and o gray air to t IS a rea y t mnmg crop. Ave. L. Rumors has it that York, -----"''----"--------Graduates of.the first course Penna., is all agog over the weld-allotments. We wonder if we're were: M/Sgt. N1cholas G. Mag-ing job that he is having done. missing anything? We'll have to nin, 584th Sig AW Bn. ; 1st Sgt. We are told not to believe get one of those things some day. Richard K. Faulkner, 57 5th Sig rumors, even those about guys Let us know how married life W Bn.; Sgt. Merl E. Frizzelle, like Smith getting hitched, so is boys, and give us all the inside 569th Sig AW Bn.; Sgt. Joseph therefore we will skip it until information. M. Moskowitz, 31st Sig AW Det.; Smitty brings Grace to Tampa on It's a blessed he-vent for Lt. Sgt. George A. Wells, 568th Sig a silver platter, or is it a Silver George C Ash. Word just came AW Bn.; T/4 Clyde E. Stewart, Meteor. Hope you are having a in that he is the proud papa of a 730th Sig A W Co.; Cpl. Hubert D. wonderful time (but) wish you seven-pound baby boy. When he Lords, 568th Sig A W Bn.; Cpl. were here. grows to be a man, we hope he MENTAL HYGIENE aids gather around Capt. L. L. Robb1ns, Clyde J. ):.ewis, 4th Tng Bn.; T/5 The welding torch had a busy reaches the heights as those M. C., director. Left to right: S/Sgt. Tom J. Ward; chief Edward Bender, 576th _Sig AW week! Staff Sergeant Charles M n;aches the heights reached by clerk Lt Victor Howard assistant director Sgt. Major William Bn. ; T/5 Neel T Sawh1ll, 576th St. George Mohn, Sgt. father. Six foot and every Sig A W Bn. T /5 Jacob L. WarGilbert Sedlak, Sgt. Clark Swapp, b1t a man. Congratulations, F Walsh; Loretta Red Cross pllych1atnc ner, 765tl:l si'g AW Co.; Pfc. Louis the few who have been lieutenant, from all of us, to all worker; and A1r-WAC Sgt. Lo1s Bmns. s. Kastely, 553rd Sig AW Bn. m the off1ce to see about Class F of "o/OU.


DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, :JANUARY 6, 1944 PAGE THIRTEEN LOCATE YOUR BUDDY THRU ECHOES PERSONAL COLUMN LOST AND FOUND FOUND-Wristwatch, waterproof, at 2nd and J Street on 30 December. Owner may obtain same by calling Major Helton. Ext. 665. LOST-Brown wallet near Medical Processing Board. Contains officer's pass. C ontact Capt. E M Holden, Med. Proc. Board, Ph. 619. LOST-Hamilton wristwatch, 17-jewel, lost in Kitchen 20. Reward. Cpl. W einsheink Co. A, 588th SAW Bn. LOST-Elginwristwatch with brown band lost while washing in Latrine 2A-30. Watch belongs to me brother and has family sentiment. Please return to Commanding Officer, Hqs. and Hqs, Co.. 501st SAW Regt. Thanks. Pvt. Kenneth R Dail. LOST Sterling silver identification bracel e t. Jan. 2 between Base Hqs. and Hobby Shop. Inscribed Dorothy Nordeen. Finder please leave it at Base Hqs. or at WAC orderly room. FOUND -Frank J. Strycharz-your w allet has been found. You may pick the wallet up at A WUTC Special Service Office, 4th and L, upo n identification. ;"OUND-Wristwatch in 2A Block, vicinity of 1st SAW Radio School corner, Dec. 27. Owner may pick up watch at A-4 Section, 1st SAW Tng. Regt., Ext. 562 LOST-Large gold pin with ruby sets, somewhere in Bandsbell or near Chapei No. 2 Lt. Bliss, Ph. H-47804. FOUND-Gold class ring, 1943. Bearing name in band-J. A Leslie 3d. Owner call Chapel 5 and identify. Chaplain J :,mes R. Coffee, 591st SAW En. LOST-Waterproof watch on Dec. 30. Somewhere between PX No. 10 and Co. C, 588th. SAW Bn. on Ave. J. Reward if returned to Pvt. Ernest Gadsby, Co. C 588th SAW Bn. FOUND-Bracelet with Signal Corps insignia. Found :Jy motorman in streetcar at 6:60 p.m. on Sunday. Claim at Tampa Electric office. .LOST AND FOUND WANTED TO BUY TRANSPORTATION FOR SALE PARKER fountain pen bearing signa-CAR-Preferably a mode l 38-40 Ford. WANT RIDERS or membership in RETURN TICKET on Silver Meteor ture of Melvin Stern. REWARD OFCall Capt. Lyon. Ext. 450 or Tampa, car pool, back and forth from St. N e w York to Tampa. Will make ;i FERED to finder. Write Melvin Stern, H-3106 after 6 p.m. Pete daily. Leave St. Pete around yours for $15. Lt. Berenson, Ph. 375. 730th SAW Co., Drew Field, Tampa, LUGGAGE TRAILER Two-wheel 7 : 15 a.m., r eturn at 5 p.m. Wanna 1934 FORD SEDAN, 4-door. Five -"F::....:::la.=-___ .::_ ___________ traile r in good condition. Lt. W endell ride? Call SanQy Stiles, ph. brand new tires just itching to travel. PFC. ALFRED LEWIS, Asn. 32544483, E. G enson, 569th SAW Bn., 1st SOLDIER OR COUPLE wanted as Must sell immediat e l y 'cui I need 76Qth SAW Co., your pass is at 312 R ept. Co. passengers for Little Rock, Ark. $175 on the line. It's a bargain. Pvt. Madison St. Don't you need it? Call ONE 16 mm sound projector. Will pay Leavin g Saturday or Sunday. Call Henry Stein, Co. C, 1st Tng Bn. or write Mrs. Willski, who is hold-cash Contact Sgt. .Wm. P. McCown, Mrs. Vincent S. Courtney, M-51-684. Phone Clearwater 7389 ing it for you. 569t h Hqs. and Plotting Co. or c a ll -"3"-'00=9--=F-'l"'o.:.r.:.-id::;a::__A:.:.:v..::e::... _________ 1 TWO one-way bus tickets from Tampa LOST-Red calfskin coin purse. Was in T ampa after 5=30 p.m .. ARE YOU l eaving for Ohio or vicinity to St. P ete. Two bits each. Call 2287 misplaced at the cadet party )ast Sat-b etween J anua1y 7 and J anuary 12? ,--,=--o urday eve. Change in the purse doesn't "A STITCH in time saves nine" but My wife and I will share expenses RAND ELECTRIC SHAVER. Hig h and the driving. Sgt. Herchler, 593d speed, single head for alternating cur Could a l s o use the aspirin which was Lt. Porter, Dre w Ext. 2231. Bomb Sq. Ext. 473. rent. Major P aul R. Heaney, Hqs. in the purse. Finder please call Bun-MIDGET or portable radio, n e w or INTERESTING PROPOSITION for SAW Tng. Regt.' E x t 611. nie, at Ph. 2287. used. Have been missing those daily soldier and wife, retuming to Drew E FOR YOUR DATES? I have a from Dayton, or vi cinity, who wish to chronograph wristwatch for sale at LOST-Je.wells Jergess watch, black serials. Lt. S. R. Chaykin, Ph. 455, drive a late model Chevrolet to Drew reasonable price. Cpl. Paul Lowen band military type. Lost at Co. A. 748th SAW Co. Field. Reply in own handwriting to stein, Hqs. Co., 5th SAW Tng, Regt, 588th area. FIVE DOLLAR REWARD SUNBEAM electric razor. Late model 2d SAW Tng .. Regt. Special Service 35mm ZEISS CONTAX CAMERA, F:3.5 FCOlRI EFCIHNODEESR. Wager. preferred by my whiskers. Will pay D ept. Tessar lens and Leitz miniature en-a 0 tee, cash, even though it's almost Chri"stlarger, F :4. 5 in perfect condition. LOST-Yellow gold ring, wide baud. mas. Sgt. Bruce W Smith, 594th WANTED-Transportation from vicin$200. Will sell separately. Lt. J L. Misplaced at Theater No. 3 on or Bomb Sq. 396th Group. (0ff1'cers' ity of Buffalo and Nebraska Aves. C1ral Ext 819. Must be on Base before 7 :3 0 a.m .. about November lOth. Finder please Section.) leave after 5 p .m. Would accept morn-SLIDE RULE. K and E log. Log du;etdrnCto 1f1wldBM. McClel-LATE moael convertible_ (Don't ing ride only. Gladly pay for trans-p!ex vector rule. 10 inches long with an 0 n. crowd, girls ) Terms CASH. Call portation. S /Sgt. E Marc hesi, 3d saddle leathe r case and instruction LOST-.Small coin purse, containing Cpl. Blakmore, Ph. 451. FC, Ext. 312 books. Cpl. Albert Thayer 748th sixt40en very important dollars, and RAILROAD T-ICKET FOR SALE-SAW Co., Ph. S-4722 between 6 and some change. Had a very, very special TYPEWRITER of any breed, prefer-Chicago to Tampa via Birmingham 8 p.m. reason for needing tha t money. If you ably portable. Will pay anything an find it. please return to Private after-Christmas billfold can indulge and Albany. Will sell for half price. PORTABLE RADIO, complete with WAC D t ch e t 0 derly R 0 Ph in. Cpl. Canning, Ph. 2287. Good until F ebruary 22. W / 0 Donald extra batteries. Sold to the first per-231. e a m n r o m, son to cross my palm with $20. ReLOST-A red-brown Morrocci leather wallet, somewhere between rifle range and E. 1 s t 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 A WUTC, Ph. 659. Can't even spell without it. HELP WANTED WANT a ride from 307 W Wilder Ave., cently overhauled. Pvt. Robert V. I will be waiting for you to Ph. 575, T ampa, to Drew every day. Working Lt. Rusting. 553d SAW Regt, Com-munications Co. hours ar3 8 to 4. Contact Pvt. Leo F. 1936 PLYMOUTH Deluxe 2-door sedan. Thomas. Ext. 390. Drew Field Bus Motor in excellent condition. Good GOO"D second-hand 16mm sound pro-Station. rubber all around. Good appearance jector, if priced right. Will pay -D-"E'-"=SIR=E"-r-i_d_e_f_o_r_'_m __ y_w_ i _fe-.-d-a_i_ly-,-fr_o_m_ and clean. Lt. Arnold Constable Hq CASH. Machine must be in good Sligh and Armenia Aves. to Drew and _Plot. Co., 564th SAW Bn. or 31(j shape. Write or call Sgt. McCown, Field. Must be at work at 9 a.m. and President St., Dunedin. Ph. H-32074, Tampa. 569th Hqs & Plotting Co. leaves at 6 p.m. Will gladly pay. Sgt. '38 HUDSON with custom-built radio C Lista, phone 474. d h t F COMMUNICATIONS receiver; Echo-an ea e r ive new tires and newly phone, Skybuddy, Nationa l or HamWOULD like to join car pool from St. overhauled motor. Good appearance. marlund. In fact, any mode l so l-ong Pete. Leave at 7 a m return at 5 p.m. Pte. H. R ; King, Co C, 1st SAW as it does the trick. Lt. Rusting, Live on south side and drive a Dodge Tng. Regt. FOUND-Harrison Hartssield we don't MEN with eJGi>erience in engraving. know your rank, but we do know Good chance to make some extra where you can claim .your lost bill-dough. Apply Echoes office, Special fold. Contact the 3d Detachment at Service Bldg. 8th St. & Ave. B, or Plant Park. Ask for the 1st Sgt. telephone 2287. Ph. 575. sedan Contact Lt. Brattain, Ext. 849. BABY CARRIAGE. Pre-war Krolls RAILROAD ticket from Newark. N. J., Royce with _rubber tires. Large, foldMORE coat hangers. Have had several to Tampa, on Silver Meteor. Good mg model m good condition Mat answers to my ad, but need still until Feb. 17 $ l 2 Write via Message tress included. Cpl. Albert Thayer more. Jealous bunk mates are bor-748th SAW Co. Ph. S-4722 betwee n from me. Pfc. Z ika, WAC E. G. Stome, Co. B. 6 and 8 p m FOUND Lt. Thomas William Cum-ARMY NURSE AND AIR WAC Vocalniings, you shouldn't be so careless, ists for soldier and radio shows. Don' t but we'll let it go this time if you be bashful. We'll tell you the truth. will call 4223 and ask for Mr. Edwards. Apply Base Special Service Officer, He has your billfold. 8th St. between Aves. A and B, or LOST-Eversnarp pencil. Brown with phon e Ext. 2258. gold clip. Lost at hospital.Call Lt. I. S. Leinbach, Ext. 733 Reward. A GOOD home for thoroughbred, black LOST-All my money for the furlough and white Angora cat. Call Lt. Mel was about to take. It was in a goat-Laughlin, Ext. 669. skin billfold. Lost at the YMCA on Dec. 21. Don't worry, fellows, there will be a rewarj if 1 can just get my billfold back. Hoping! Cpl. Jules Fal leur, Hqs. Det. 3d Fighter Com. Ext. 321. LOST-Oxford brown civilian slippers, size 9 % I left them in an officer's car. I work in Kitchen 23 and it gets pretty tough on the bare feet! If tha t officer would contact me before I dev elop more callouses I think I could probably still learn to wear shoes again. Contact T/5 AI Pippmann. LOST-Blue barracks bag full of. laundry. Left in car I hitched a ride with from Tampa to Drew. Please contact Cpl. Bob Bacon, ex. 481. My buddies are tired of loaning_ me socks. LOST In Officers latrine B-C03, Thursday, D ec. 9 between 10 a m and 11 a.m., engraved watch, bearing name Robert B. Langan, Finder please notify Headquarters _and 'Plotting Co. 569th FOUND-Mackinaw coat. Will the soldier who lost it please shiver down to 714th SAW Co orderly room and see Pfc B enjamin Johnson. He is holding it for you. LOST Green, Lifetime Parker pen. contact .Cpl. G. I. Edge, Base Schools Office FOUND-Billfold, at entrance of 3d Fighte r Command Hqs., on Dec. lOth. The GI who-can identify it as his and specify the amount in it, may collect it from Grimsley Hobbs, Station Hospita l, % Registrar's Office. FOUND-Silve r Identification braceiet bearing the name Ralph Tordiff. Drop in at the Base Special Service Office and present your dog: tags to anyone on the ECHOES staff if you want it. LOST-Wallet, containing Drew and missary Card, currency, and valuable papers. Dropped from car at 8 a.m .. Dec. 20, near 9th entrance to Base Hqs. Finder please call Drew Ext. 2274 or return to Mrs. Bond at Base Hqs.. Liberal reward. LOST American Express check for $ 10. Lost on Drew Field, Contact Pvt. Robert Grenewicz, Co. B, 588th SAW Bn. l..OST-One each -John A. Yabroud, these two are found please notify A Lincoln S-3, Communication Dept 2d Tng. Bn. DRUMMER for the \5th Training Bn. Orch. Person from any organization acceptable. Not necessary to have your own drums. C a ll .;pl. Gould, Ext. 598. SOLDIERS' WIVES wanted for short hour shifts at A WUTC Officers' mess. Call Lt. Dekk e r Ph. 874. BROADCASTING operators, Air Corps soldiers, who are itching to get radio equipment into their. h ands, contact Lt. Kluge, Ph. 258. Monitor and en gineer Drew Field radio broadcasts in your free time. ENLISTED man with watch repair ex perience, to work during off-duty hom Apply PX Personnel Office. 13 Ave. and 1st. Need a new suitcase when you go on furlough? Place your ad in the Echoes Classified section. It's sure to get results. FOR RENT DESIRABLE master bedroom with COmpletely private modern bath, i n attractive reside nce, on Clearwater Beach. Residence faces beach. Officer preferred. Call Capt. Fellhauer, H-8711, Ext. 232, or evenings, Clearwater 29-254 WANT to share a house in St. Petersburg? Private bedroom, kitchen, and s harable living $25 per month. Call Dave Brubach, Ph. 632 OFFICER WANTED to share room in desirable n eighborhood. Separate en trance private bath. steam heat, re frigerator, twin beds. inner-spring mattress. MacDill bus. Phone H3015 Captain Bradford. LARGE master bedroom complete with private bath, porch, and entrance. 161 Bosporus St.. Davis Island. Call Lt. Tedford, Ph. 202 or stop in .to see it. ATTENTION. Bachelor officer with car: If you'd like a single room with showers, next to Tampa Yacht Club. ideal surroundings; call Lt. Dunsmore, Ext. 275. Car is essential: opportunity fo r joining motor oool exists. how ever. WON' T some kind soul come to my rescue and tell me where I can find a home near Drew ? Find me a bedroom and a kitchenette. and you're a friend I'll never forget. Sgt. John D. Natale. 592d Bomb Sq. 396th Bomb Group. PERSONALS WANTED-Riders-from St. Pete to FULLY lined cCRdet Make DO you want to sell your radio? We Drew Ffeld. Leave St. P ete at 6 :30 me an .offer-nee d the cash! Contact haven t any in our ward at the hos-a m and return a t 5 p.m. Contact Pvt. Richard Day, Co. C, 1st SAW pita!, but one of the patients can Cpl. AI A Badin, Ext. 318. Tr. Bn. afford a small set. C all Pfc. Polly, IS there anyone driving from the vi-1937 FORD convertible sedan. 5 white Ward B-14, Base Hospital. cinity around the Bayshore hotel to wall tires, radio, heater. Runs smoothflMALL table radio. If your price is Dre w daily? If so, and he has room Jy and is in good condition. Call Lt. m0derate and your mode l a jivin' hep for one more passenger. Lt. Roberts Hobbs at H-3106 between 9 and 10 a.m. cat special, late edition, call Sgt. (room 6, 14Dll) would be grateful. 37 4-door sedan. RightWilliam Gold, Ext. 294. Must be out at Drew by 9 a.m. and hand dnve. Owne r needs cash, will PORTABLE typewriter In good con-return around 6 p.m. Will gladly pay take as low as $325. For information dition. Will scribble out a check with for transportation. call S gt. Alverson, Ext. 337. pleasure if you'll sell me a model to MY Mercury seaan and I would like to COMPLETE developing and enlarge pound out my letters. Lt. ext. join a St. Pete to Drew car pool. ment ,unit with all necessary items. 3 73_ Leave Pete at 6:30 a .m.. return at Burer s terms. Contact S /Sgt. J G. SOLDIER and wife would like fur-about 5:45 p .m. See S g t. Randal, 820 .Remer, 572 SAW Bn. Hqs.-and Plot. nished house or apartment, three 5th Ave. No .. Apt. 6, St. Pete. Co. rooms preferred: kitchen necessary FUNCTIONING car pool, St. Pete to 1940 .DODGE sedan, 2-door, New tires, Near Drew, if possible. Phone Drew, bas room for one more driver. radiO, heater, defrosters. Excellent H-22383, S /.Sgt. Frank Tribuzlo. 595tb Hours: 7 :5 0 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily. condition throughout. Contact Lt. J. Sq., 396th B Gp. See Lt. L. L Johnson, Ph. 493. A Graffius, 564th SAW Bn. Ext. 587. IF you have a membership card for the FOR SALE-Return hal! of roundbassinet, mattress and c m ity .':lt. Petersburg Civic Music Association trip ticket. N ewark to Tampa on the hnmg. Excellent condition. Contact which you. would be wanting to s e ll. Silver Meteor. Good until February Lt. HerbE'rt Hutner, 465 Gulf Blvd contact Vita G Sere s. Hospital Dental 17, 1914. Lt. E. G. Stone. Co. B. 553d. Clearwater Beach. Clinic. DESIRE ride from St. P ete to Drew RAILROAD .ticket from N e w York CANDID camera, preferably 35 mil.. daily. Must be a t Dre w Field by 7 to Tampa on Silver Meteor. Good un but will pay cash for anything suita.m .. and can leave after 5 p .m. ,Call til F e b. 23. $15. Contact P\ t Joseph able for photographing Florida scenery Cpl. Badin, Ext. 318. Chwatsky, Mental Hygiene Unit, Ext. plus Florida girls. Call Lt. Robert F DO you go to Bradenton every day? 477 ,.--;c----;.,..-.,.,-;---,---.,.,--l would like a two-way ride. Leave OFFICER, putting on weight would SMALL suitcase or traveling bag, suit-camp at 5 p.m. and retu r n at 7 or like to get rid of some rather tight able for furlough, Send card or call on 7 :30 a.m. in the morning. Will pay Officer's blouse, size 38, two Pte. Richard Adams. Ward B-19. Stagladly for transportation. Sgt. Yau-slurts (1 green, 1 pink), size 1514 tion Hospital. man, Det. 5 501st SAW Regt. neck: pair pink trousers, 33-34. Con INTERESTED in a car pool or a ride tact Lt. E P. Morock, H-4871, .Ext. '23. from Oldsmar every day? Arrive at 1940 DELUXE 4-door sedan. Plymouth. Drew at 8 a .m. and leave at 5 p.ni. Excellent condition. Radio. heater, new Contact Pfc Edward L. A m an, % Per-battery, new rings, n e w seat covers. sonnel section. 1st SAW Training Bn. Prlce $850. Call Major McVaugh, Ext. SWAPS ALMOST new Underwood (j.ouble-head electric shaver for sale, or trade for 116 or 616 Eastman folding camera. T /5 Bernard Slacli., Co B 588th. 1102 Cleveland St., Tampa. MARTIN FLASH semi-auto. t elegraph "bug," good as new. Will swap for camera with 4 .5 l ens, or b ette r. S g t L M Richards Co. C. 588th SAW Battalion. 5th and J WANTED TO RENT YOUNG COUPLE desires one o r two .furnis hed rooms in or near Tampa. Can you help us? Sgt. Ray Goldstein. 592d Bomb Sq. rwoWHEEL luggage trailer in good condition. Contact Lt. Wendell E. Genson, 1st R eporting Co., 569t h SAW Bn. RAILROAD ticket for sale. Tampa to Albuquerque via Memphis and Ama-1937 PLYMOUTH d eluxe sedan. Fine rillo. Reasonable rate offered by Lt. condition. Motorola radio, Southwind M. T. George, Base Weath e r Station. gas heater. Contac t Cpl. Cal Scriber, WANTED-Office r to drive 1941 Mer-Barracks B-2, Station Hospital. cury sedan from Tampa to San AnG.E. table model radio. 1942 mode l. tonio. Texas or vicinity. For details, Good as new. List price $39.95, but contact Lt. Alexander at H-47452 in will sell for $20. Contact Cpl. Cal Tampa, or H-4871, extension 22. Scriber, Barracks B-2. Station HosWOULD you like to drive car back to pita!. Tampa from Dallas or Fort Worth, THIS GI bought himselt an Elgin Texas? Will leave Texas January 1st. wrist watch and then received anothe r If you nee d a ride .. call Pvt. H. M. for Christmas! Will sell the Elgin for Slaughter. Special S e r vice section, $30 cash Contact Sgt. R. E BachHqs & Hqs Sq. Third Air Force. man, Hqs. and Plotting Co. 569th Tampa. SAW Bn. WANT to join car pool. From "Lyn1941 wood" section of Tampa to Base Excellent tires, no dents or scratch es. daily, Ph. 730 Capt. Abraham. In good condition Contact M /Sgt. WANTED-To pool cars St. Pete to Fre d M. Haga, Hqs, Sqd., 488th Drew. hours seven a.m. to six p m Bomb Gr., MacDill Field, or 3708 Call St. Pete 5'8-754. Pfc. R. A. Young. Spruce St.. Tampa. 766th SAW Co. 16 MM Cine Kodak Movie Camera. WILL pay reen Pfc. R. A. Brondage, 588t h SAW THE soldier OD trousers in Capt. Roseman's car may have same by calling for them at Dispatch No. 7 and establishing identity. -Ave. & u s. Highway 41, a "Ready" wrist watch with leather band and luminous dial. REWARD. Cpl. Robert H. Mason. Co. B, 553d SAW Bn. FOUND-Man's wrist watch in North A"ea. Description to Lt. Sims. Ph. 831, will get it back to you. HAVE misplaced my wallet in the Air Base Station restaurant. Papers inside are VERY important to me. Pfc. Harold Showalter, Ph. 603 LOST Good (man's) in vicinity of BOQ No. 2. Yellow gold with gold expansiontype band and Hexagonal case. REWARD. Lt. W Triest. 746th SAW Co. LOST-Brown stippled Parker fountain pen. Name,-R. S. Godlove on broad gold tand on cap. Cpl. Raymond Godlove, Hq. Co., Rept. En .. 503rd SAWR. LOST-A Gerf.:'d Perraugaux w a t c h.' Lost in the lcinity of the Hq. Co. 2nd Trainin/C En. Contact Pvt. John R. Nelson 156th SAW Co. Reward offered. & Plotting Co.. your old Omaha pal. _6:..4:.:9:.:.._3:.:2...:6..:.. ------:-------===== wants to see you. -cLiP. AND SEND TO DREW FIELD ECHOES OFFICEVERNON FISHER of Arkansas, if you're still at Drew. I'd like to get in touch with v nu Please call M/Sg t D arrell Mintz. 594th Bomb Sq .. 396th Bomb Group. CHARLES CORKHILL, I'm unable to make personal, contact with you. How about writing" me? Cpl. AI Cohen. 729th SAW Co If you don' t need it, don't keep it-Swap that razor or that scarf for something somebody else doesn't need. MISCELLANEOUS W ANTED-M(Ii t_a_r_y--p-e_r_s_o_n_n_e"'l ___ w"'h-o love baseball to attend big ba.seball roundup at the B andshell January 13. Players, umpires and commentators will attempt to answer your questions. Send your queries to the Base Public R e l ations O f fi c e or the ECHOES office. Y o u may stump the experts. Show starts 7 p.m. and continues two hours. It's all for free-n aturally. WANTED-Soldiers to ca.re for furnaces at Club in off duty time. Easy way to earn that extra cash FREE WANT AD FOR DREW FIELD MILITARY PERSONNEL IN Drew Field Echoes Base Special Service Office 8th & "B" CLASSIFICATIONS FOR SALE WANTED TO BUY SWAPS TRANSPORTATION GIVE-AWAYS LOST AND FOUND MISCELLANEOUS FOR RENT PERSONALS HELP WANTED WANTED TO RENT Ad Classification ........................................... ............................................... tor holiday fun. Apply B a.se Special N S ervice Office or call 2258, M ajor ame . . Org. D e l ano. ................................................................ Bn .. 17-JEWEL Bemus watch. yellow gold case and band. Very good conditio n Will sell for $27.50. Pfc. -Robert T. Jones. Hqs. Co Plotting Bn.. 503d SAW Rcgt. GOOD engagement rmg brandlleVi. (Boohoo!) Size 5 Will sell for S25 if YOU w ant it for a pretty enough gal. Pvt. Davi d Dickso n, Co. D. 1st SAW Training Battalion. MODEL '39 motor cycl e. Peppiest thing on wheels .. Call on Bill Caddick. 2d R eporting Co., 591st SAW Bn MOTOROLA car radio, practically new. Custom built for CHRYSLER product. Call Lt. Henderson, 840 ext. 53. David b. H enderson, lat Lt. C E .. 1873rd Eng. Avn. Battalion. GOOD e ngagem ent ring, size 6. Almost new. Price S40 cash. I have a good personal reason for parting with the ring, 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. Pte. Martin A Smith. 57lll't SAW Bn. Company B 1937 DODGE coupe. New paint job and tires O K Super-special running condition. See Lt. Richardson. Buildin![ 5 A 24. at East 1st and N Ave .. or call Tampa H -241H.


PAGE FOURTEEN DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 1944 NEWLY NAMED 588T' H Fun,Frolic,Food REVIEWS '43 SPORT' S By PVT. GEORGE S. AMSBARY The good old "588th" is now no more, but at least insofar as sports are concerned, its memory will never fade! is now the 2nd Battalion, 1st Training Regiment-a new name, which in the future, as in the past, will designate the most formidable athletic teams on Drew Field. But before we ring in the new, l e t s look a t some of the things these sportsmen accomplished this past year. SOFTBALL CHAMPS Back in the baseball season it all started. Eight teams were o rganized w ithin the Battalion, and one of those teams-that of "C" Company-closed the season by winninr: the A WUTC play-of f and being pr.esented with the softball championship cup. Members of this snappy, championship t eam were: M /Sgt. Abe Toller; S /Sgts. James McCabe and Helmer Winaa s ; Sgts. Pat Conway, Curtis Mortimer, Burgess Parli:'s and Jack Roach; Cpls. No. 3 It should b e the co ntes t of the season! And thus the sports para d e of the old 588th B attalio n has come abreast of us. Whether it b e in softball, obsta cl e c ourses, football, or basketballw hether it be the 588th or the 2nd B attalionwe can be sure tha t their athletic prowess will b e as it has been this past y e a r something to shoot at! Miss Dee Kisses 569th Obstacle 503dMen Got Thrill From Stars John Harms, Wes Larabee, and R d B k Ray Long; Pfc. Willie Kent; and eCOf rea er By CPL. WILLIAM SWARTZ It has been a very glamorous and exciting week for 2d Reporting Company, 503d P v t. Vernon Uren. Then in September came the next great victory. Everyone in the. old 588th didn't g.ripe (as most of us do) about the obstacle course. The A WUTC .. put on an obstacle course meet a.t this time, and four. of the more intrepid strongmen of the Battalion entered-and naturally they won! Sergeant Petzold crossed the line as the clock clicked 2 minutes, 12 seconds. Technician Fourth Howard Stitt was right behind him with 2:15; Sgt. Homer Henderson and Cpl. Weber White followed with 2:30 and 2:50 respectively. The team average for the rugged course was 2 minutes, 28 seconds, and thus another victory was chalked up! And then a look at the calendar said the football season was at hand-and the old 588th shirked neither its duty nor its reputation. Five h .ardy gridders immediately signed up for the Drew Field varsity football team; namely, 1st/Sgt. Ray Armstrong, Sgt. Frank Miseta, Cpl. Tom Brown, and T / 5s Joe Brogger and Gino Petitti. The rest of the gridiron fanciers got together and organized six of the trickiest touch-football teams ever seen. They engaged in intra-battalion tournaments and are still battling it out to find tQ.e victor. HOT CAGERS S t S l t' f th SAW with movie stars run-ergean I ves I, o e ll h 1 Al 569th SAW B at t a 1 ion, nmg a over t e P ace. h d th D b t 1 though we missed the Band-smas e e rew o s ac e shell show, we were fortu-course record of 2 :05 when he t h t b t th s ran the course in 1 :47 during e enoug 0 e a e. er-th 4th T R t' VICe Club Dance when Misses e rammg egimen s d H athletic demonstration staged Brady, Rooney, an art Th d d k' made an appearance. In fact, urs ay an won a ISS 1 h f M F we stood qmte c ose to t em. rom cinema s ISS ranees D h th t f th Ipso facto, Miss Brady spoke ee, w 0 was e 0 e a few words to your bashful afternoon along with Miss 1 t d S t s th Nan Brinkley. cof umh nisS an mi M D d M B kl o t e urgeon s Ice as-Iss ee an 1ss nn ey, 1 standing at the finish line, gave sures us that the pa pitabon plenty of added home stretch kick should disappear by 1948. tq Sgt. Silvesti' s record breaking run. V FOR H With the obsta,cle course run Sergeant Elmer W a l ter, Cpl. the feature of the day, the ten-Donald Blood, and Pvt. Charles mile relay was won by the 569th Kaiser were at the dance too, but SAW Battalion. The 563rd SAW they only had eyes for one of Battalion took a half lap lead at the Ve-ettes named Pat, who the start and held it until the looked Vargawjus in a backless, last two laps of the relay when strapless evening gown. the 569th pulled out in front to win by about eight yards. Corporal Henry Kelner was among those present, and though he seemed content with the lovely jitterbugirl from Clearwater, we saw him mak ing goo-goo eyes at Miss Rooney of Hollywood. llenry's fiancee arrives here on the 17th. Some of you guys were lucky enough to see Frances Dee and Nan Brinkley. We missed them by a second. We passed by one of the offices and smelled Chane! No. 5 For a moment we thought it was Andy Baykowski' s afterFRANCES DEE AND NAN BRINKLEY, who outwitted the weather a'nd wartime transportation problems to get to Drew Field, ate one of their Gl meals in the messhall of the Base Detachment, Headquarters Section (Ab o ve) M,.ess Ser g e a n t Clarence Lewis (standing, right) had Miss Dee autograph a book for him. Did some wise guy ask if it were a cook book? Annie Rooney's singing, dancing and shape were three of the big things that mode the bondshell show such a success. At the right she's thrilling the Gls with her vocal cords. Miss Rooney was accompanied by PianistComposerVocalist Wolter Juhrmon. She was part of big show featuring Mol Hollett's Coco-Cola Spotlight Hallett's music was broadcast notion ally direct from the band shell. Among the others on the program were Holly wood starlets Neila Hart and Ruth Brody (See torial on page 4 ) HOLLYWOOD STARS DINE WITH 2ND BN., JST AW With the coming of winter and the basketball season occurs the most interesting phase of all the 588th Battalion's sport activities. It is especially interesting at the present time because the season is at its most exciting climax! The story begins Dec. 14, when a group of ex-college and high school cage stars organized a team. They were: 1st Sgts. R a y Armstrong and R Scott; S /Sgt. Bob McAtee; Sgts. Gordon Smith and Bob C arper; Cpls. Bob Ackman, Houston Schlosser, Lyle Crow, Tom Brown, and Bill Noll; Pfc. Ned Mitchell, and Pvt. Paul TewelL Following the two main field events (and Miss Dee' s kiss), the units gave a demonstration of the various types of physical training activities. T h e 765th SAW Company took the Physical Fitness Test. The 563d SAW Battalion' s Hqs. andPlotting Company ran the obstacle course as a unit. The 57 6th SAW Battalion demonstrated the use of the track in doubletiming andl wind-conditioning. The 575th, 569th, and the commando detachment of the 576th gave an exhibition o f the routine in debarkin g from a ship using the net, to complete a full program in which over 700 men participated. shave lotion, but soon realized When "Lowly" GI' s get to eat in a mess hall with Ius-that no enlisted man could af-ford such luxury and there' s an cious-looking movie queens, it's something to talk about! The first game was with the Tampa University cadets. Our boys won On Dec. 21, they played Hq. and Hq. Squad ron of the 3d Fighter Command. Again they won, 32-22. The next night they played a much vaunted Jesuit High School quintet. And they again won, 58-43. By this time they began to realize they were "hot." Three more games followed and in each of them they were victorious. They took Plant Park to the tune of 41-28; the Navy Recruiting team 33-22; and on After the events, Mis s Dee and Miss Brinkle y signe d their autographs for the Gis participating in the program. 2dAWTeam Led by 756th Basketball league competition in the 2d Training Regiment has produced several hard fought ball games. Played each Wednesday evening in Rec Hall No. 3, the league currently has the 756th SAW Company the only undefeated ball club, with four victories. lndiyidual scoring leadership of the loop is a close race .between Cpl. Sol "Robbie" Schechter, 756th SAW Co. and Cpl. Joe StejJson, Hqs. Co. Schechter with 66 points and Stenson with 65 points have a hot scoring race. L eag u e Sta ndin gs AR against his wearing it. And that' s wha t happened jUst It struck us immediately that before the Bandshell show, Decthere must be glamor girls in the ember 28 near vicinity. We rushed around Scattered at tables throughout pell mell sniffing, looking, and the dining room of Kitchen No. howling until someone was kind 20 that eventful evening were enough to tell us that the celeb-Annie Rooney, Ruth Brady, Neila rities had departed and only the Hart, and Pianist-Singer-Com-Chanel remaineg. poser Walter Juhrman. BIG TIME TIRED STARS That was not Nijinski pirowetting at the dance, it was Nieciecki. Arthur Murray taught him dancing. Buckslip to the Chamber of Commerce: Gentlemen, it's rain ing. The stars were tired and hungry, and r ightly so after their arduous and sleepless journey through adverse weather all the way from Hollywood. But they didn' t show it. Sev eral enlisted men were appointed Corporal and Mrs. Jack Lowe by Lt. J W Hope, Special Servarc honeymooning in Sarasota. ices Officers of the 2nd Battalior., Did anyone sec pretty Louella 1st Training Regiment, to make Williams lacrimating at the the celebrities "feel at home. wedding ceremony? what But, perhaps b ecause of the causes that? scrumptuous meal, the guests Has anyone ever heard CJ.ll. succeeded in entertaining the men Dick Kerr make a conversa-even in their "off duty hours," tiona! point? It's really emo-and gave no indication of need ti-onal. If he' s not careful, ing morale-building themselves. they're going to put him in a Silent tribute was p aid to the Bette Davis picture. excellent meal prepared by Lt. Corporal Louis Pepe seems to Berley, Mess of Kitchen Dec. 30 the 4th Training Bat7 5 6th SAw co. tali on, 39-28. Six games schedw Co. uled, and six games won-a 5 7 0 th SAw Bn. W o n L ost 4 0 2 1 2 2 1 1 0 2 lo'l!ii have retired to a peaceful and :;ro 20 his me_n: The stars .666 monogamous life c 0 m men t: cleaned the p arhtwned. metal 500 Kno k wood. trays until the l ast vestige of 500 c food was consumed. perfect record! In the meanwhile, they read in 0 3 Leadin g Scorer s 888 Strictly p ersonal: Jeannie, the BEST IN LAND graph books, and made many men happier, the honored guests left and were driven to the Bandshell immeaiat'ely to present their show. Basketball Refs Needed: Pay SOc Cage referees are urgently needed to officiate in the Drew Field Base Basketball league which opens. Monday and will be paid 50 cents a game with three tilts scheduled each night, it was announced yesterday. Lieutenant C. W. Lyons, Base physical director, said that experience was necessary and that all umpires would be tested before' given authority. Interested officiating veterans should contact Lt. Lyons at the Base Special Service office. 'Chutist Faces Death; Thinks of Mother, Gal the ECHOES of the progress of Pl aye r the terrific Drew Field hard-S c hechte r wood enthusiasts. Three times St e nson they challenged them, and finally (over 2 0 p t s ) Team 7 5 6th Hqs. Co. Hqs. Co. 746th 572d 7 5 6th Hq s C o 7 5 6th 7 4 6th 570 th 570th fellows a r e showing off their girls' portraits and you kno w how sensitive I am-so send that picture you promised of my fa P ts. 66 6 5 50 38 3 3 vorite pin-up girl. ENGLAND. (CNS) -Willia m R o b son, an Ontario paratrooper w h o plunged 700 feet to earth under a half-collapsed chute and And w e dare never again live d to tell the tale, said that complain about "GI coffee!" during his fall he thought of his Blond and ravishing Neila Hart mother and his girl. tasted her steaming cupful, and While falling, Robson, now squealed in sincere delight. "I've hospitalized here said: "I tugged been practically living on coffee and yanked but the 'chute all during this trip, and this is wouldn't open all the way. I by far the best 'all thought I was goin::' to die and across the country, she sa1d. rigi;lt a fter that I t&;'ught 'What the Drew Field team decided to Hi e n z pick up the gauntlet. The game Cantr e ll between the 2nd Battalion 1st F orgrave Training Regiment (formerly the 588th SAW Battalion) cagers and Wr i d ge the Drew Field team will be held Thursday, Jan. 6, at Rec Hall Ale x a nd e r CQ. 31 Don't strike out. You will if you miss the gigantic baseball 2 5 .,roundup at the Bandshell January 23 13. Big league players, umpires and commentators will be there 21 to entertain you. Satisfied, rested, and happy, will my mother and gir-l think after having signed several auto-when I'm killed'. \


DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 1944 PAGE FIFTEEN Cage League Opens Play In New Gym AW Five Plays 58 8th The new Base Gymasium will be officially turri.ed over by Base Engineers to Drew personnel athletic programs January 10, when the Drew Field Base Basketball League begiris its 1944 schedule. All Base Basketball League games will be played in the new located on 5th st: and ,Ave. E; Three games per evening will be played with the first game scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and each following game to be played hourly on the half hour. Games will be played five nights a week, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Lieutenant Charles W. Lyqns announced three-leagues. will -be in operation. Each league will play one game per evening with the schedule to run through its completion in two weeks. The winners of each league will have a play-off for the championship. Upon the winrung of the cham-. "Looks like Rip Sewell's warming up his blooper ball pionship, the leagUes will be re-arranged according. to strength of 1_f_o_r_h_is_D_re_w __ F_ie_l_d_ac..p..:.p_e_a_r_a_n_c_e_J_a_n_u_a---'ry'--l_3_. '.:..' -------teams proven in the first half of FIGHTERS' CAGERS 'RED HOT IN OPENERS league play. With such an ar3D rangement, strong teams will be placed in one loop, average teams in League two and the weak sisters in League three._ All teams then will have a strong league according .. to classification. Schedule for the first week of play: January 10, Monday, 6:30 League No. 1, 593d Squadron vs. Hospital No. 1. p.m.Bomb Team 7:30 p.m. League No. 2, 595th Bomb Squadron vs. Hospital Team No. 2. 8 : 30 p .m. League No. 3, 594th Bomb Squaqron vs. Hospital Team No: 3. .January 11 Tuesday, no games (Sgt. Joe Louis' exhibition. in the Bandshell). 12 ; .Wednesday, 6:30 p .m. League No. 1, Base Hqs. Detachment vs. Hqs. 396th Bomb Group. Detachment vs. Drew Field 7:30p.m. League No.2, 3d FO Detachment vs. Drew Field Cadets. 8:30 p .m. League No. 3, 828th Guard Squadron vs. 3d Fighter Signal Co. 756th. 2d SAW Basketeers Win Hy CPL. C. D. BED Take a tip and. don; t sell the Headquarters Detachment Third FC basketballers when the Base Speciai Services League gets underw<(y. Coach Lt. Arthur Colley proved that they've got the makings of a red-hot combmation last week with three victories and a tie ill four practice games. SITARZ PACES With elongated Ed Sitarz, the. Guard -Moon :Mullins, a bang-up h t performer both on the offense and "Deadeye-Dick': of t e club, se Forwards Jim Wight ting a sizzling scoring pace,. the and Jackson Page and Guard Hal quint battled to a draw with 'JefPalumbo ustially round out the ferson High, thmmped Hillsbor-ough H igh, rolled ove. r the 337th Fighters' starting .line-up, with "PooChie" Antonucci Frank wo Fighter. Group of Sarasota and chinske, 'Jim Pringie and Bob nipped Plant High. Jeffery showing up well in relief Pivotman Sitarz had the roles. scorekeepers running around in circles trying to keep up with his dazzling shots as he chalked up 26 points in tpe 46-46 deadlock with .Jefferson. His two free throws in tbe fading seconds of the tilt m'f de-feat for. the Fighters. Revenge was sweet .as Sitarz led his' teammates to a 35-22 tri-4TH BASKETBALL LEADERS PLAN ALL-STAR UNIT umph over Hillsborough, bucketDuring the past week, action ing 14 digits for high-scoring was taken toward forming a honors. The five bad dropped a: basketball club composed of sev34-22 decision to the schoolboys eral of the outstanding basketeers The 756th SAW Company the before. frpm the clubs participating in the rode on the broad sh_ oul_ders CONTINUES PACE Fourth Training League. Orie gaine has already been Of Cpl. to their Trav:eling played, with the :fourth. dropping fourth consecutive cage _wiD. had little m to the speedy 588th Club of the diSposmg of the 337th Fighter Tampa City :League, '37-28. when. the s t 0 c k Y East Group, 26-14. The Fighters held Among the men reporting for Stroudsburg _State ah.J.mD.i upper hand all the way as the team were: Lt. Milewski, t d ls f 'ln th Sitarz banged the backboards for Whitey Hodge, Renaker, Snow, osse seven goa ro e 12 counters. Collins, Lt. Scheidt, Lt. Aron, court and dominated the A neat bit of. ball freezing Pampaloni, Patton, 1;i76th; Victory, floor play leading to the 31-16 late in the fourth quarter gave Detachment 31; Jerry Kaish, Co. victory. over the 570th SAW a 38-37 nod over Plant in a nip A; and Glor. and tuck thriller. Again it was A, schedule of games is being Battalion. Sitarz leading the scoring formed for the aggregation with Y Completely 756th rade with 16 .points. the next tentative Thursday night the game, a tight man-for-man. Just to keep the records straight when the 4th will meet the 568th defense set up against the 570th the Detachment is far from at Rec Hall No. 3 as a prelim-: held the battalion basketeers' "one-man outfit." Sitarz has been inary to the yarsity game. The high scorers to but four points getting plenty of support from game will start at 6:30 p .m. each. Private John Kravetz, Munk and Leary each tosse9. two twin pointers for the 570tb. HEADQUARTERS WINS Headquarters Company of the 2d SAW Regiment rolled over the 572d SAW Battalion with S /Sgt. Hamburger pacing the 43-29 victory with 23 points. DREW'S OWN TS BOWL WON BY 5TH AW's A-3 Fifth Training Regiment's TS Bowl was filled to the brim with football fandom New Year's Day when the A-3 gridders defeated the Adjutants by a 1-0 score in their holi-By PVT. G. A. OSCHMAN By PVT. PETE PETERSON The 592d Bomb Squadron Un defeated, six came to the. front of the straight wins under. its belt, Drew Field basketball sport the A WUTC varsity basketparade the past week. Playteam meets ing the A W varsity Thursday tomght at Rec. Hall No. 3. evening, the squadron bowed Then on i n defeat by a 37-31 scqre, 8,. the tangle but only after forcing the bitterest opposi star-laden A w to battle for bon, the 396th Bombardment their fifth consecutive vic-Group. Iri .their last meeting the tory. AWUTC gang barely nosed out Held scoreless in the first the Bombardiers, mostly because period and trailing at half time they took them lightly, finally b y a sizable margin, 592d com-taking them by a score of 52 to pletely dominated the play in 47. But the Bombardiers were the third period to sneak within loaded with an array of stars striking distance. The bomber which the Signal Corps boys squadron went out in front 26-25 never expected. Upon learning in the last quarter, when Carol of.t_his Coach Sol Shechter, Ravoli broke fas. t to lay a sleeper m -_-the of Coach off the backboards. Corporal Lt. Vmcent Lusardi, sent out a Mark Rubin's foul toss made it hurry-up call for most of his stars 27-25 with six .minutes to play in downtown Tampa who were on remaining. pass. He finally rounded up Lt. John A W plays its snappiest ball Cat) Fowler, Lt. Ed Erlandgame when the chips are down. s6n and a few others. However, 1 Up agahts't the aggressive 592d, it was not without some uneasy moments before the 396th was the cooJ, experif!nced college beaten. They have two players and professional stars, that who can hold their own with any clutter the AW lineup, began to basketball team in the country smoothly peck away and regain In Lieutenant Philpot, formerly of the lead. Sol Schechter dropped West Point, and Lieutenant Witty, former captain of the New York a set shot from outside the foul University -quintet, the _Bombarcircle even the count. De diers have one of the best solAngelo and Tetun scored for dier fives in this area. AW to make it 32-27 ... Coming While winning their sixth right back at the. mighty A w straight. game last Saturday 'night against the Tampa Cadets, aggregation, Olkers tallied two the AWUTC did a bit of exgoals w cut the AW lead to one_ perimenting. They won by 45 point, score 32-31. DeAngelo, on to 35, but Lusardi used every a push up from the foul lane, man on his squad in an effort to find a good combination. The Schechter, a foul toss, and Lt. Cadets'were warned in advance Fowler's, a rebound tap in, set about F -owler and put two men trre final score 37-31. .on him. But the strategy failed, as Pvt. John (Leaning Tower Lieutenant John Fowler paced of' Pisa) Toomasian, giant centhe AW scoring of the evening ter, tipped in point after point with 16 points while Paul Olkers from under the basket. featured for the 592d with his basket scoring in the third period Lusardi Wishes to make It plam, bringing the 592d back in the ball however, that he more bas. -ketball players. game. A game with Field is CHAPLAIN COACHES coming up, and the MacDill crew Lieutenant Henry Duhan, 396th would rather beat AWUTC than Bomb Group Chaplain coached get a three-day pass. Lusardi the 592d basketeers. 'Sergeant urges _an A WUTC men who have Rodino handles the managership had high or college basketdetails with Chaplain Duhan out-ball expenence to report any day laying the strategic flight plans. at Rec. Hall No. 3 at 5 p.m. 592d proved the results of their EVERY MAN. WILL BE GIVEN between halves "briefing," by A TRYOUT, REGARDLESS OF coming back in and forcing the HIS EXPERIENCE! play in the second half. There are other games m the offing, and the men who Rec Hall No. 4, located m the team can be assured of a tnp the rear of Service Club No. 1, or two opened for basketball play But to get back to this MacDill Monday evening with a large game: group of tossing bas-Both teams ari undefeated. lets at the SIX hoops on MacDill nosed out Drew for' the the court. A fast practice game championship last season, when was played between 396th Drew had to play in the finals Bomb Group athletes. with third-stringers. This is Detachment League play will not an excuse. Transfers will begin January _lOth. occur Last week in Rec Hall No. 3, But Lusardi and Shechter are, S g t. Sid Stein kept hazing Cpl. shall we say, champing at the bit Sol Schechter during the A W to get at MacDill. varsity 592d,cage game, Then is ColSchechter coacf'red Stein at Port ley, physical trammg officer of chester High (N. Y ) ... wonder the Third Fighter Command. He what Sid Stein would have said was the coach .of the Drew g ang h a d he been in the Rec Hall New last year. And he says he has Year' s Da when his former some boys who can knock off the y t t tl f AWUTC gang. coach failed to repor o 1e r e -To this Lusardi, Capt. J. V a n The_ Headquarters win put them back into the victory column and .500 brand ball for the season to -date. Hiei::tz in the pivot' slot for 572d, paced their scoring with e r e e and had a techmca!. Sistine and Shechte r say: B ring c alled agamst himself Don t them on'" day fo?tball game. do as I do, do as I s ay! And, I'et it be said, Colley will Endmg m a scoreless deadlock, the 1-0 victory was de-AW-396TH GAME not be allowed to heckle the op-eight field goals. Points scored: H eadquarters. ( 4 3); Hamburger 23, Stenson 10, Foi-g rave 7 Barasc h 2 -Reed 1. 572d SAW Co.. (29) ; Hienz 16, Burke 6 Riedel 3, Reeves 2 V a n Boxte l 2 Referee : Cpl. Tom McGranary. Of ficial Time r : Pvtc Bill O'Brien. cided upon after A-3 had piled up the most yardage gained Looking forward to the Saturposing team packing up fr down the sidelmes, the wh1le om scnmmage. day's basketball game in R e c smoking a huge cigar. Hard fought with each team age. Staff Sgt. Bill Connallon, H all No._ 3 whef Another game on schedule is buckin the line with fur and Sgt. "Pops" Bridges, Pvt. Garvey A W varsity mee e 1 with the Maritime S ervice o f St. g Y Mills, Sgt. Gaydos and Pvt. Bomb Gr?UP Officers agam. Thelr Petersburg on January 13 at R ec. passmg With needle threadmg ac"Greek" Margollos bad their l ast meet_mg was a hot cage Hall No. 3 curacy, the game included a dec-sleeves rolled up fighting tooth battle With. A W wmmng 52-47 But the big game is with M ac-You're off the beam if you oration of'. the Purple Eye for and nail for alma-mamy, A-3. and fireworks are expected to go Dill. miss the-big baseball roundup at Sgt. Boyaian, fo]lowng his Iacer-In defeat, dying for dear old Ad-with the ball game Saturda y eve-The time? We don' t know. the Bandshell January 13. Big ated optic sustained in action. jutants section were Lt. Mardian, ning. Both clubs are packed with The result? A WUTC 45, Maeleague baseball .stars, umpires and Slam banging A-3 roamed to Lt. Musumeci, Cpl. Steve Benak, outstanding cage stars thus giv-Dill 34. be there to victory with swivel hipped Lt. Sgt. Boyaian, Cpl. Coviello, Pvt. ing the spectators plenty of big (Sue me a t Silly S o lly's i f 1'111 entertain yr&J Nacy Nunn reeling off the yardOsmer and Cpl. Prist}. tir-ge cord burning. wrong.) .//


REWARDED WITH A BIG HUG THANKFULLY HUGGING reporter Chet Opal is Mrs. Martha Zajdel, 68-year-old widow and soldier's mother who was evicted from her Chicago home for lack of funds. The newsman had just given her $192 which had been sent to him by strangers who read of her plight. (International) JAP OR NAZI-THEY TAKE 'EM ON A MARINE AND SAILOR proudly look at the record of enemy planes destroyed by straight-shooting gun crews on their ship in widely separated theatres o:f operation. The score to date is one Nazi fighter and four Jap two-engined bombers. Navy photo. (International) CLOSE-UP OF NAZI 'SECRET WEAPON' THIS BEING A WAR of "secret weapons," here is the German 'Contribu tion, which is no longer a secret. It is a rear view of the much written about rocket guns used on the Russian front. Weapons of this type, on a much larger scale, are believed to line the French Channel coast for use against the Allies when they start their invasion. (International) THE HELLDIVER-WORLD'S TOUGHEST DIVE BOMBER WITH BOMB BAY DOORS WIDE OPEN, the new Curtiss-Wright Helldiver (SB2C) begins its furious plungE toward a target below. The speedy dive bombers, the Navy just disclosed, 1pade their debut in an attack on the Jap base at Rabaul where they destroyed two enemy warships, and damaged two others. Rear John H. Towers described the new plane as "the world's best dive bomber." (International) FLYING FORTS DOWNED OVER BREMEN THE AIR POUNDINGS that many German cities have been receiving are not without cost to Great Britain and the u. S. rrhis dramatic photo combination shows the death of two Flying Fortresses of the U .S. Army 8th Air Force during a recent raid over Bremen. A bomber (left) with smoke pouring from its motors hurtles earthward (circle). At right, as other four-motored bombers leave trails of vapor behind them high in the sky, one plane plunges down with its severed tail (circle) behind. Air photo. (International) SURRENDERED GERMAN BOMBER NOW GUINEA PIG TESTS BEING CONDUCTED at Wright Field Laboratory. Dayton, 0., on the German JU-88 bomber above are revealing how our enemy's planes compare with ours. Its German pilot, having had enough of the war, flew the bomber from Rumania to the British airfield at Cyprus and surrendered. Two American of'icers flew the JU-88 back to Ohio usini wing gas tanks from a P-38 Lightning. '\j.


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