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f l t Vol. l No. Colone l Robert Robinson, (seated), Finance Officer of the SEAAFTC, visited Tyndall Field last week to discuss final plans for the opening of a Dis bursing Office here. Shawn with the Colonel area Lt. Emory Shofner, Post Finance Officer, (right); and Lt. Na than Howard, Assistant Post Finance Officer. It is belieTed that the new finance unit will be opened early in Novsmber, at which time Tyndall Field will be come the fourth Post in the SEAAFTC to have a Disbursing Office. HBDA.LL l"IELD BIRBS I'IRS! 1rOJI.d DRIVER Combating the m&Dpowrer shortage with means t.ntlc.bl.-, 'rj-nda.ll !='ield hired its first woman vehicle driver and announced that theywill accept applications tro.mwamen for similar jobs. Hired after passing the physical and driving exa.minations required for qualitying, was )(rs. Volma Savage Forehand, a 28 year-old mother of an 11 year-old son. 1.. CONTEST THEME Hitting the Axis where it hurts--that's the aim of the "Nuts to the Ax is" contest now being sponsored b,y the official Newspaper. The contest, which is open to servicemen only, calls for short, hard hitting messages to Hitler, Mussolini or Tojo. Winning measages will be broadcast to all parts of the world through the cooperation of the Office of War Information. To enter their "Nuts to the Axis" messages, soldiers must use a coupon printed in, "YANK", and they must write on one of six subjects as followaa 1. "I'll Be Seein' 2. "Here's What I'm Fighting For" 3. Father Did It In 1918" 4. "Doolittle Was Only The Beginning" 5. "It I Bad You in My Squad" 6. "I've Got a Better Idea Here It Is" (The soldier's own subject) Messages may be any length up to 200 wo1ds, and nth the exception of cus sing or obscene language, no holds bar red. This is the average yardbird's chance to tell the Axis big shots what he -thinks of them Not only will the most blasts at Hitler, Mussolini and Tojo be broadcast, but winners will receive free, a six-month subscription to the "YANK". :lames of an winners and some of the -;;inning messllges will be print ed in the Arrq Newspaper. All entries must be postmarked on or before midnight, December 10, 1942, and winning messages will be broadcast as soon after that date as possible. Soldiers, sailors and marines all over the world are urged to use this opportunity to tell the Axis what Unc le Sam's men are thinking these days.


WERE YOU ,ROBBED? In this generation of skepticism and cynicism it became a fashion to debunk the great personalities of Many men imagined themselves to be of superior intelligence if they dragged someone down off the pedestal where previous generations had placed them. They, in their childish way, considered themselves better informed than the contempo raries---the m e n and women who witnessed the greatness of venerated persons. And so books come out debunkin g George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin and many other men of outstanding achievements. If this trend continues, you can be certain that some day Gener a l MacArthur's will be debunked. The personality of Christ was not left untouched by these arrogant minds They could not deny the nobility of His Teachings, because they are recorded; so they denied His Divinity, and thereby denied Him authority to command. They denied Christ the Divine authority to define the meaning of, and authority to command all men to keep justice, honesty, decenc y, regard for the rights of others, etc. in all human relationships. The result of this is a in human relations. And now the Nazis, the Japs and their like the authority to define those vital human relationships as it suits them best, and Qillillggg to accept them. Yes, these debunkers h a v e RQJ212EILililL!tQR1I2 of an inexpensive, unbloody and tear less way to attain and keep peace in the world. They attacked Christianity in the name of progress and freedom. instead of progress, we are to old fashioned paganism; instead of freedom, the world is b e coming more and more gilg1Qigl_minded. They tabbed some men of their belief in eternal life. give them in il QNLY QREAQEll1 llNQERIAINIY. Agg what did they They robbed s ome men of the only intelligent goal of human existence--'-e HEAVEN. And what d i d Lhey give them in its place? QNLY WRE YOII RQBBEI2 IOO? d v 171" PV'T. CARLTON H. DAVIS OCTOBER 19 1 1942


Classification is classi.fying, Statis tics are Statisticing, Captain Burkha r t is backathis desk, and all is well with Personnel From Dallas, Texas, we hear that Mrs. McClelland, wife of our former Chaplain, gave birth to a b ouncing baby boy and named him Thomas (after Major Howell), Warren (after you know WHO) Mc Clelland! oot S tutts recently returned from a 3-day trip to Tallahassee-when asked ''Why?", she replied, "To vis:.t the girls at the collegel" (?) Miss Miller of Captain Thorpe s Office reported for work last week with slightly m uted vocal chords. Claims she went wading and caught cold. ''Wadi ngtt for whom? ( Drama tist) Walter F Silva gav e a 5-star performance in the Sgt.-Majer's offic e the other day. He portrayed t he part of a "Joisey" policeman-witfi S U C H gustot The M.P. s on the West Gat e are apparently wearing rose-col o red glasses this They stopped Lt. ("Air Corps") Miller's car recently, and asked h im if there were any o fficers in the c ar. And the entin trans a ction was transacted without e. salute Tyndall's "Legal Eagle" has flown t h e coup and is now winging his way abou t N e w York City. Just another bird gone home to roost Our reporters on the line say that Lt. Sabatetter "has e. case" onall the b eautiful blondes on postand half of the brunettes. His only regret is that it's n o t mutual. Lt. Semane k says that his next crosscountry will RON Medof, one of the first medical officers t o arrive at Tyndall has lef t us this week for a new post, as has Lts. Markowitz and So lod, also of the Medics Ralph Edwards, formerly a s/sgt. here, writes that he is apply i n g for flight training. He sends his best to we s a w Lt. Robert Be ..... ov e r at S-4 n leading some new e quipment for h i inrtrP_tors-w e don t see how M jor F 'l refuse him after 1 a."" eloq'.lo.-n d on L t Fargo droppe u in ae of Finance th.. othe. .. ;, could be done about stopping t h Sd checks tha t Lt. Fargo i reoei ving monthly. ( "All 1:. R J J. peacefully 1 ) Janet Mann w uld nevet think of telling us, but we hear that the Tyndallettes will hold forth in t h e Armor y next month. It promise to b e a gala affair (We defy a ny bo y tc make something o u t of this1) Sgt. Samiof, on tour with one of the recruiting units, writes us that our recent story concerning the whirlwind ro mance of Jo B enne t t and sjsgt. Fry pales into insignificance at this incident a t Andalusia, Ala. He swears that this story is trues "Private H. Rose of Camp Rucker, Ala., met Miss Kate Folmar of Andalusia o n the night of October lOth at 11 P.M., and w e r e married on October llth at 5 P.M. on a street corner ofthe town. They were walking down the street whan Miss Folmar saw a preacher whom she knew. They stopped him and the ceremony took place righ t on the spot." There is no moral t o this story, but draw your own conclusions In the 69th these d ays, the topic of conversation is usually about the amazi n g bit of carpentry has been turn ed out by Pfc. Angelo DiStefanoa craftsman if there ever was o ne ..... Sgt. Tony S t atile, "Blackbird's" reporter, says t hat let Sgt. Taylor and his .::rew of landscapers are out to give the squadron area a face-lifting, with a barbecue t incl1ded i n the extensive plane Sergeant lilot Singleton and Cpl DeBlois, gunnery student, collaborated in the air the o t he r day to bring down intact an AT-6 whose landing gear mechanism had suddenly ceased to function. A near accident was avoided by close cooperation betwe e n Asst. Opns. Officer Lt. Richards on the ground, and the crew in the sky M1ss Atkinson of the Message Center, is back after a tonsilectomy, as is Pvt R unyon after a brief sojourn to the however, Sgt. Thurston still awaits Pvt. Willer, also on the sick list. And "Irish" Q1Connex tells us that he too i s on the verge of a nervous breakd own. My gosh, we never knew that Bill Thurston was such a taskmaster1 we hear that Miss Strobel of the Signal Cffice has found our Netherland boys q uit6 fascinating F rom the USO comes "'e announco. J, tt THE d e.nce will b e .u. uf:J'/ ni te-Halloween The R o .. fro m t .he D epartment of T rainft ing one of their members will go ti ,.t, t'1i 1k e t next week as p art ".. Atlns" course. "Str ength through joy" we a l ways say P.R .O.s Cpl and Statistic's Cpl. Gardner leaves u s for OCS this week. We'll miss em bo t h we understand that "Chuck" Lindsley has been proposed to. /


Publis he d every Saturday by the S pe c ial Service Section, AAFGS, Field, Fla. SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICER Captain W. H. Wiseman COMMANDING. EDITOR Col w. A. Maxwell Sgt. Arnold Hilgaten ASSOCIATE EDITOR Sgt. Saul Samio f ASST'S TO S S. OFFICER Corp Sam D. Melson Corp William B Pratt Pvt. Nei l e P oser COLUMNISTS The Yardbird and NEWS EDITOR Corp. James Freeman REPRODUCTION STAFF M/Sgt. Woo ow w. Busby Cor p F r cis Churchill Sgt. John T he Taler PHOTOGRAPHIC OFFICER Lt. Joseph A. D ickerman Corp Roger Keoug h Pfc. Price Terry ART WORK S/Sgte Oral Ledbetter Pvt .. Mars hall Goodman STAFF S/Sgt. William Castle Corp. Silas G. Upchurch Pvt. Everett Tacke t t TYN LL T IC today we take up the case of the Med ical D etachment. We suppose that, what i s of our Medical i s true o f Medical b u t at the moment we are only ted in the pill-rollers who are our hearts Our association with t h Tyn dall Field Medi eoe s has be e n but f ormal, 0 yo u can imagine c? suru prise whon we earned last w eelt t 11 was no t over at hospita l .. It all when we decid a tri p down to the hospital nr to determin e the cause of the re porter' s f .ure t o turn i n h nsws" for t he "TARGET".. First we GD \..ered the reporter 9 Sgt. Bi 11 Volk, c ary discretely let i t b e known th <: h did not appr c i t t he honor o t a a v .. u s the fir t that thing!! ar noc as they should b\1:. He dida't exa tly V4Sb DUck ou t he felt th wasn't quite c p blG of ... ,. reponsibilitya u; .. t."ler e d s o e body e.ue t o ok over. Hoping "' o get at the bottom o things a s s ocn s oesible, we sough t out Lt. Baila v ne+. iunent C.O. did not minc3 wo ds and told u s w L ... d done r ight" by t h e outfit. H; that o n .al r ecent t h e "l'A.l'(li.l!;'l"' nas unavol.aaoty om:1. 't'taa 'tne bulk of the Medicoes' news. Thi s sort of treatment, the boys suspected, was just another example of how the Medical Department in general, l& being treated by the rest of the Army. (Lt. Bailey t hen went on to explain how the Medical Detachments wer always the last one to receive a n y recognition, help, etc.). The crowni ng blow, h a;;rever came last A week when the "TARGET"D again acoidenW tally, heade d their news co lumn as "MEDICOWS .. instead of "MEDICWOES". Sgt. Laubly, who had volunteered to take ove r the reporting job, had us on the pho ne early Tuesda y morning and chewe d our ears off good and propero His final words were, "I know we've been "beefing" quite a bit lately, but don't y ou think that's going too far?" Yes, we have to admit, accidentally or not, this was too .umch, and wu wisl. to publicly apologize for our carelessness. we want the boys at the hospital and dispensary to know that, despite those horrible "shots", blood typing vaccinations, lengthy war d "visits" and such, and despite whatever t r eatment other Medical De tachments at other Fields are receiv ing, !!_! !2!!_, FELI..AS! 1


S "BROWNIES" gt. Caf'meyer has discovered a new way to wake n the b oya in the morning. Firat he turns on the lights in each room, waits about ten minutes until everyone ia utt8rly confused. and then blows the lst whis tle. By this time everybody is so wideawake, it's a simple matter to get them all out for roll call. We welcome the boys who have just join ed the squadron. You fellows have become a part of a darn good outfit, and it will be up to you to carry on the swell record the b oys before you have made. A few of the squadrons on the field are forming pool, ping-pong, chess and basket ball te'ams. It would b e a swell idea if we followe d suit. If we could work up some sort of a league this winter. for these variou1 sports, it would be a lot of run. There are many fellows inter ested in participating in these games and it they will hand in their names to me, I will try and get these various teams organized. Eith e r hand them in to the orderly room on p aper, naming the sport you are interested or give them to me in person. As soon as all the names are in, we wi l l conduct a tournament amongst ourselves to find out the best men in each sport. These men will make up the back bone of the teams which will represent the "BrO'Imi ea in outside competition. If there are too many for one sport. we will probably form "A" and "B" teams. We want as many men in the squadron on these teams as possible. We received a letter from Pfo. Joe Gl ick:man now at Ft. He' a a member of the 716th there. He eays all ot the old gan g wan t to be remembered to "Youse Guys". Joe's on the staff of the "Flexigun their weekly paper which, by the way. is a darn good sheet. Salutations right back at you, Joel -cpl. J. Freeman a "RED BIRDS" l"'zoa. K.G. Stitt, wife of our forme r lst Gorg.s;.n:.., i.n..;. tl.n r ... "TARGET", pens us from Des Moines, Iowa, that, since her husband left the Jield to attend OCS at Miami Beach. she misses receiving the n ews of the We will remedy the s i tuation b,y mailing a copy of the "TARGET" to her every week. We still enjoy receiving the books that Mrs. stitt kindly sends for our boys to read. While on the subject. word comes from the Sergeant himself, saying that his waist line is decreasing rapidly. Orchids to Pvt. Cavallera for the way in which he handles our mail. He cer tainly gets those tongue-twisting names out in great fashion. The wea r and tear doesn't seem to have aey effect on the Ca. vellero. Supply Sergeant Carl P. Juneau has been visiting Tyndall's tamed Bridge" .AND Wished that the day Will come when just one of the boys will take what he hands them without saying it's too big or too small. Due credit must be given the boys work ing on our squadron's "line". The hours and the work they put in is onl y for one purpose-TO KEEP 'BII FLYINGl -and they can do it l Pfc. Vincent Del Ponte C "THE SIGNALlERS" orporal Brozanski and Corporal Morse are leaving tor Cable splicer's School at Camp Crowder, Missouri, in the very near future. Brozanski, who c omes from New Jersey, is bemoaning the faot that he is not going to Fort Monmouth. I can see his point. The poor boy would only have been a halt-hour from his home. The USO dances will be less colorful without him, but I understand he has appointed sjsgt. Blazalc or Finance to take over in his absence. "K.P." has proved to be aa popular as a burp at a banquet with the men who have had to put in a full week. Hugh Simns came through a week of the stuff absoluteq unscarred, out not looking for any morel The place where K.P. is taking its toll, is with the This business -of rousing someone at four A.M. is a most dis agreeable task for all parties concerned. It has been fun watching the boys in the outfit squirm in their O.D. uniforms. s/Sgt. Foster, who was unlucky enough to draw two pairs of the undesirable et Trousers", has been obviously uncom -fortable for the p ast week. "Dick" PoWell suffers the fate!' f' the y weep to gether. Dou' t frot IJOys 1 Six mor e months and you will be back in your very comfor table sun tans. -cpl. William Hines \AJ "ORDNOTES" fteve gotten 17 new men in the canpany. They are still in quarantine and w e have n't aeen them as yet. but we are glad to know that they are aroundo If wants to bet on a football


game, see a certain secretary. You're sure to lQse, and this is a warning. JOTTINGS a Pvt. Pappas playing pool J T/5 JfahQ%lchak rushing around Saturday p.m. looking for a shirt-Did you miss that date, "Russian"? "Shorty" Woods, the fence painter,. i a known as Blue Boy" since that can o f paint fell on his head. The tune tram Appalachicola now-a-days is, "Praise the Lord, and pass the ammunitionl" The boys in the old day room insist that the fellows will come in there to play pool. Oh, well, at time of the month ri ding b ack from town on the bus we can all enjoy t h e full moon hanging low over the paper mill. -s/sgt. Kenneth L. Witham T "MUSTANGS" he A. & R. tournaments are get ting under way, and all the outfits will be in there fighting for the trophy. Lt. Mills bas accepted our challenge to match his "Rugged 69ers" against our "Mustangs". Our famous "Damon and Pythias" duo, Ser geants Milton and Mankin, who were born and raised across the street from one another and who have lived most of their lives together, enlisted on the same day fourteen months ago. They wont thrq sch ool together, were always in the same or ganizations and have the same dates on their warrants. They share everything, ex cept g irl friends. Sgt Alper is a veteran of 21 months aervice in the Spanish Revolution, and a darn good soldier. Speaking of veterans what man in our outfit could pass for a highschool boy, yet has served six years in the navy? Clean living itl Congratulations to S/Sgt. Culver, who brought a bride back w1 th him from his re ce n t furlough trip to Alabama. Sgt. Grant is Finance OCS bound. Good luck to him and to Sgt. Carter, who leaves for O rdnance OCS shortly. Why do so many of' the boys call at "Pop" Bender's office so often. Is it al lotments, or L.J.C.? Ompool table is fixed up w1 th a new cloth, thanks to Sgt. Ackerman. Thanks to the student detachment for the ten new mengood soldiers alll Pvt Flanagan is the busiest man in the outfit, pinch-hitting for our Supply Ser geant, who is away on furlough. How bout that deluxe omnibus Right to our front door, thanks Carnahan a nd others. -Sgt. Wm. service? to Major L. Cramer H "BLUEBIRDS" ere's a hearty to the arrivals to the squadron. They're the Recruit Detachment and we want feel at home. newest from them to !t is with regret that we bid fond farewell to the fellows who have left us for A.palachic.ola. "I was robbed", shouted our S gt. Joeeph Maggioncalda. It seems he lost his SEAlFTC pin and is having his room searched tor fingerprints. The we heard was that he WM getting in touch withv 'the F. B. I. (Editor's note) lfe want to welcome back our rugged "Ex-Recruit Terror", Albert J. Snead, to the squadron. It seems during his short stay with the recruits, they cut down his sleeping hours from elev en ( 11) o'clock to five, (5) o'clock in the morning. He also came back minus a v o i ce -Cpl. A.J. Snead "RAINMAKERS" -r-hose of us who are left as Yardb irds find ourselves overwhelmed these days, since warrants came through last week which raised the prestige and rank of erstwhile Pvts. Przygoeki, SWope, Weighly, Farr, Duncan, Durkee, Dumas, and Get tinger to Corporal. This up in grade was in recognition of the training that th have undergone either at Chanute Observers' School o r in the StatJon here at Tyndall. Even with the unusual hours which our work forces us to keep, we "Rainmakers" wake with a start when our neighborly and ever alert bandsmen begin with a banging march at 5a30 A.M lfe haven't yet been able to figure out whether they camp out side all night or not.-Pvt. Morris Lasker ,. S "THE OLD TIMERS" ergeant Childers and crew are b6com ing convinced that the new large plane we have is the easiest ship on the line to work on. "Greasy" Fair ie debating whether or not to see the Chaplain, or to wr ite t o Dorothy Dix. Private Stewart says there are a few men in the outfit he'd like to see get ahead, they need one. Sergeant Woody Mueller ia ex pec ting a bundle from Wisconsin 1awn soon, h e says it's a oute little package. Where all those touch-football teams


that were supposed to beorganized??? We will have to play our games under the flood lights That's all for now, except to remind Sgt. Desjardins that a short circuit isn't a three-day pass. -Pvt Ed Strong "THE GUARDIANS" r\eports from some of our ex-Guardsmen indicate that Pvts. Karl Boehmer and Fred Wald are doing all right at Gunnery School. Best of luck to them. Pfc. Fred. Young and Pvt. 4 Lamparella (the actor), have marched up the Matri monial Aisle. They say that Pvt. Duvernoy thinks the "wishing bridge" is where you go to wish for a furlough. Special Society Notea At Guard Mount the boys are thinking of serving tea and crumpets. The young men will be dressed in a delightful shade of Olive Drab. The Guards of course, will come at their convenience, after the gold plated whistle is blown. They will stand at attention, that is, if they feel like it-and aboqe all, they should not be ashamed to come with their shoes unpolished. After Guard Mount, a meeting will be held in the day room with ico cream being served to all. Then, to your posts & Of course, if you &o desire, someone will relieve you if you are.indisposed. Last, but not least, you will wake up and fall out of bed. -Cpl. Sam Marotta ttMEDICWOES" W wonder if Sgts. Gering and Timko Cpl. Makowski and Pvt. Mazur .found time to see that Alabama-Tennessee game. Pvt. Senkinc says that those Alabama games or fer more than football. Sgt. Bill Volk, (The sun rises and sets at his discretion) was far from aoy stadium in the town of Cincinnati when he week-ended there to see his O.A.O. Sgt. Mash and "Scooter" Terrell are beginning to wonder if that pair of roller ske .tE'f! !'flflllv has been '>rdered. Maj. Miller and our cor:.tribution to the movies -we hope that they are photogenic. The local salvage board has b6en cast ing a mean eye at Cpl. Walker's foot lock er. Is that pap e r the result of your fa natic search for that ninety pound, -five foot, year old dream girl. Grover Dean? Speaking about salvage reminds this mos quito chaser that hie Post has a aine of iron that could be collected and used for thh emergency. Sa.enee on the tennis courts: MaJ. Mlll.er shadow boxing Sgt. Volk in for' the officers' tournament. Our nttrse, Miss Duffy, helped present a united front to the War effort by Joining forces wt th Lt J. Thomae of thie Pield. Joke of the week: "Bay fellow! --Whr don't you part your hair?" The hospital staff has welcomed the ad dition of Nurses Sehuapert, Jones, Caldwell, Miller and Jason, and Medical Officers Lts. Weaver and Kaxwell.-Sgt. Laubly F ":BLACKBIRDS" ellows, the day room is your home, and as long as you are here, it should be made to appear like it. A committee hae been organized to remodel our day room. This proJect merits the cooperation of the en tire squadron. Let 1s get behind this committee and demonstrate our appreciation of their efforts. The writer apologizes to Sgt. Steve :Blankenship for disclosing hie love interest in last week's column In the future, we will refrain from mentioning the D. of T1s Miss Garrett in connection with Steve. -Sgt. Tony Statile i I ., I i Although only twenty-three years of age, M/&1-T. LUTHER R. UNDERWOOD has almost dx years of Army service to hia credit. He hails from Dtlblin, Ga. and is a graduate of a West Point Prep School and the Army linance School. "Dick" is the ranking enlleted man of the Poet Finance Staff and ia greatly reepected for his knack with figures and curves, referring, of course, to his ability with numerals, the gentler sex, and the mineralite bowling sphere.


(5 points each) YARDBIRD'S BUCl PRIVATE'S NON-cOM'S OFFICER'S SPORTSs (5 points each) 0 30 30 60 60 90 90 -99 1. Who was Vice-President under Cal vin Coolidge? 1. In what sport is the term "eagle" used? 2. Who is the Secretary of Agriculture? 2. How many chuckers are there in a Polo match? 3. Name the magazine that has the largest net paid circulation? 3. In boxing are welterweights heav ier then lightweights? 4. How are Governors and Mayors addressed in a letter? 4. Is a "bird" used in Lacrosse, Ice Hookey, or Badminton? GEOGRAPHYs (5 points each) ARMYs (5 points each) 1. What is the name of the largest lake in Florida? 1. What high ranking A.A.F. official recently made a record hop from Aus tralia to the u.s.? 2. In what state is Mount National Park? 3. In what country would you .. the Po river? 2. Who is the Director of Academic Training of the Gunnery School at Tyndall Field" / 4. are the Madeira Islands and to what country do they belong? 3. Does a Major in the Army out-rank a Captain in the Navy? 1. Cabeca is a a. country b. planet c. silk -4. Calan is a a. kitchen b. insect c. map Strictly 11G.I.11 YOUR VOCABULARY (4 points each) 2. Cabochon is a a. card game b. precious stone c., tree 5. Caldron is a &.. flowe:l' b e kettle c bird .A.e:.oss 1. Without which there would be no Air Foree 8. When you're needed for K.P. this is what happens to you 9. A knot always is 10. Most "liquidaters" have this !n the 11. You can t focus without 1em. 12. The difference bv tween dn E.M. and an Officer 13. Reply (Abbr.) 14. Girl' s name 15. Personality as per!oni fied by Clara Bow 16. In a little whtte 17. Soup and the main dish are usually by -----L9. WhAt we like to "''e are 3. Cachet is a a. seal b. fish c. vegetable 6. Chints is a a. Chinese city b. foreigner c fabric Down -r:-conjunction 2. Purpo'3e 3. Soon they will come 4. F.D.R. (Abbr.) 5. S/Sgt. Ledbetter's nickname 6. Paid advertisement 7. The newspapers used to put one out before radio took over. 10. The whol3 across are parte of 11. All "wolves" have them 12. A note ueually heard after dark 14. Against (prefix) 16. AND (No tricks) 17. New York's source of scrap metal 18. Hitler's henchmen (Abbr)


The r The ole yardbird is feelin rite pert now. Mostly on account uv aftur 53 daze I is bin allowed ter git off'n the post an ease inter town Uv coarse all ma 1Gud Buddies whut has bin beer nose the chambur uv commurse a int ecksactlyonthe beem. But aftur nine weeks uv a man ain t apt ter start arguim rite off aboot the town he is purmitt ad to paint red. An whin I left ter cum home; you kin sho bet that Mundy mawin drink, that i t wuz in amity scarlit condishun. Wun uv ma Gud Buddies axed me in his letter iff'n I wuz flyin yet. The clostest I is bin to a airplain is whin I went t e r see the Eegle Skwadron at the post theatur. We is studyin a subjeck called Aercraft Recugnishun. I allus figgered that their wuz jest 2 kinds uv areplanes----big .uns an litte l uns--but today I lernt that a Pt is got a rhydu l ingin, medyum p r opellur, is dubble plased, got positiv wing dyheedrul with jist a wee bit uv negitive etaggur, a slim fuseeloge, an a mity convenchenul tale.--Amazin aint it? Tomorrow we studies bummers an I is dun maid up ma mind ter git on sick call. We're gonna start lerni n aboot physicks next week. caint be much ter lern aboot caster oil & pills. ago in. But I aint worried. There Well, I reckin I better be The Yardbird {No. 1) BUY BONDS BUT NOW I I TYNDA -LL TOMMY ....... TOMOII..I\OW'S THE: DAY I TOM .WE TEAR DOWN OU Flll-ST MACHINE C7U THIS MOI\NING-YOU WILL DISASSEMBLE THE CAL. MACHINE C:rUN, STUDY 11, AND 1HI:N \1, NOTE 1HE VARIOUS PAI\TS AND KNOW THEIR. FUNC.i\ON IF ASKt:D. THEY DIDN'T FIT i SO DON'TCHA THINK W E COULD DONATE: 'EM TO T-HE SCRAP M'ETAL D'RIVt(


. THESE TEAMS SHOULD WIN: By Cpl. J.J.Freeman Notre Dame's Fighting Irish, after staging one of the season's most astounding victories-a 28 to 0 conquest of the Pre-F'lighters-collide with unbeaten and untied Illinois in the top clash of today's college football program. The only tussle of the day which brings together two unbeaten teams, is the Detroit-Georgetown battle. Detroit has a perfect record but Georgetown has tied with Auburn. Many teams will be meeting tre.di tional foe s today. Dartmouth takes on its, old rival, Yale, in the Yale bowl. Army tackles an old foe in a tricky Harvard team. In the South, Alabama will find a stubbon, well coached team in Kentu cky, and in the far west the Stanford-Southern California game will pit together two of the oldest teams in the western conference. The followin. g are the Target's pred-ictions for the game s this week-ends Notre Dame o ver Illinois Detroi t over Georgetown Army over Harv ard P rinceton over Brown Georg i a Tech. over Navy Alabama over K entucky Ohio State over-northwestern Penn over Columbia Dartmout h over Yale Michigan over Minnesota Stanford over Southern California ANSWERS TO LAST WEEK'S "X" WORD PUZZLE SPORT SLANTS FROM OTHER CAHPS (Camp Newspaper Service) Frank X. Shields, once one of Uncle Sam's top ranking tennis players, is now a lieutenant in the Army Air Corps and is statior.ed at 1-:anuner Field, Cal. Old Hankua Pankus Gowdy, the first major leaguer to enlist in World War l has gone and done it again1 Hankus, who has been like a fire horse since Pearl Harbor took his physical examination at Ft. Hayes, Ohio, recently. He had been with the Cincinnati Reds. Johnny Blood, Green Bay Packer backfield ace for seven seasons, is now in training a.t Chanute Field, :rll. Blood, whose real name is .! hn h0lds the record for touchdowns in the National Profezsional leagct- during a single season--13. The weekly boxing shows at Keesler Field, Miss., reached an all-time hie;h rt'lcently when 5,000 soldier-f'ight enthusiasts turned out to sea an e.ll star Pos t card. Featured on the card, we.s Saill!D.y Angott, world 1 s lightweight champion who came to Keesler to ref eree the Pos t lightweight titJ..e fight. Cpl. Erskine \Red) Alderson, king, successfully defended his crown in a bout with Pfc. Parrinello, former champion. Angott thought that boys put up a great battle, and diets a bright future for ooth vf them. ANS'WERS TO ?'l?'l GENERAL: Charles C. Dawes; Clat, Wickard;, ,;., ... Dig.,TLr Honorable GEOGRAPHYs :.. n Italy; Off Northern Africa.--P z-+, SPORTSr Golf: Seven; Bednu ARMYs Lt. G .n. Henry H. Aru lu: Rober t T. Bean; No. "' t .. YOUR VOCABULARY a Silk,; ; Seal; Kitchen; Kettle; c.


' Chari table Lady-Here, my poor fellow is a quarter for you. It must be terrible to be lame, but I think it must be worse to be blind. Panhandler-You're right ma'am. When I was blind, people was always hand in' me counterfeit money. Customer (after clerk had taken all but one of the bottles on the shelves)"I don't really want to buy any medicine today. I was only looking for a friend." Clerk-"Well, madam, if you think your friend is hiding in the other one, I'll gladly take it down." Wall Street announces that Smith Brothers took another drop. Co-eds can I get some silk fc: Floor Walkers "Next aisle. and to your left to the lingerie department. In the olden days girls worked knights, tool The burlesque queen woke up the morning after the raid to find herself fully clothed. Expecting the worst, she screamed, "My Godl I've been drapedl" The way to a man's heart is through a thin dress. Mary is a classy girl, She wears expensive clothes, But haw she pays the tailor's bills, The devil only knows. DAILY PRAYER 0 Lord, please help me to keep my big mouth shut, until I know what I am talk-ing about. Amen When a bachelor walks the floor with a baby, he's just trying to sober her up. "The zipper broke and I couldn't get dress oft I was never so embarrassed in all my lifeS" said the strip-tease gal, after the show was over. 11 MAL" FUNCT ION IS A GUNNER JUST LIKE ME AND YOU, BUT NEVER CAN REMEMBER THE RIGHT THING TO DO l' MAL' FUN CTION SAYS, 11 IF YOU A BUSE YOUR 'CHUTE YOU CA!'J l BET YOUR BOOT. GABRIEL WILL G E T THAT CHANCE TO T OOT." I


-nYANK AT STARRIN G MICKEY ROONEY SCHEDULED FOR MID-WEEK A T POST THEATRE "Sin Town", with 7 talented stars, Constance Benn ett, B red Crawford, Pat rick Knowles, Anne Leo Carrillo, Andy Devine and Ward Bond, is big, brawney entertainment filled with the same rich adventure that stampeded a half milli o n Americans in a greed-mad rush for t he earth's black gold; with the guarantee of great action. This picture produced by the same men who gave you "The Spoilers", is presented for one day only-Saturaay Oct. 24th On Wednesday and Thursday Oct.28-29, watch Mickey Rooney, that all-American bundle of dynamite, roar through the halls ofth a t famed English school, in a laug h b o un d picture, '' A Yank AT Eaton" Rev ival of "The Bugle Sounds", with Wallac e Berry. Majorie Main, and Lewi'> S t o n e appears Tuesday only Oct. 27th Berry's greatest role in a thrilling Americe n p icture SATURDAY, Octo ber 24 "Sin Town" Connie Bennett Brod Crawfor d SUNDAY, MONDAY, October 25-26 "Desperate Journ ey" Errol Flynn Alan Hale NEW AVIATION CADET RATING SET-UP TO BE RELEASED BY WAR DEPARTMENT SHORTLY If you are plannin g t o be an aviation cadet, it will be well for you to become familiar with some recently disclosed facts about the new rating setup planned for future cadets. Forty per cent of the men ?rho enter cadet training school do not make sattisfactory grades, and are sent to technical schools for which they seem best suited. Of the remaining men, more tha. n half are qualified as pilots and the others are trained as navigators and bombadiers. Practically all future aviation cadet graduates will be given the grade of "Flight Officer". The pay and allowances will be the same as that of a warrant officer (j.g.), w ith uniforms similar to that o f a 2nd lieutenant except for the bars. However, the outstanding men in each class may be award ed 2nd lieutenant comnissions. TUESDAY, October 27 "The Bugle Sounds Marjorie Main Wallace Berry WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, O ct. 2 8-29 "A Yank At Eton" Hickey Rooney Juanita Quigley FRIDAY, October 30 "The War Against Mrs. Hadley" Fay Bainter Ed._lard Arnold SUNDAY, MONDAY, October 25-26 "Panama. Hattie" Ann Soth e r n Red Skelton TUESDAY, WEDNES DAY, Oot. 27-28 "Tish" Marjorie Main Lee Bowman THURSDAY, FRIDAY, October 29-3 0 Adolph M enjou Jackie Cooper LATE SHOW, HALLOWEEN, FRIDAY "Strange Cas e Of Doctor X" SATURDAY, October 31 Overlan d To Dea dwood" C harles S tarrett R. Hayden LATE SHOV/ SATURDAY NIGHT "Wake Island" Brian Donl evy Robert Preston SmiDA.Y, MO'lDAY, Oot. 25 "In Old California" Binnie Barnes John Wayn. e TUESDAY, October 27 "Timber" Leo Carrillo Andy Devine WEDNESDAY, October 28 "Almost Married Jio.nEl Fraz:ee :::obert Pa i ge THURSD'. October 29 "Postman Didn't Ring" B renda Joyce Richard Trav i s liDAY, SATURDAY, Oct. 30-31 "Billy The Kid 1 s Law & O r d e 1 11 Buster Crab be Al st. John


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