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Page 2 THE TYNDALL TARGET --Tyndall c= r Target PUBLISHED SATURDAYS BY THE SPECIAL SERVICES SECTION FOR PERSON NEL OF THE AAF FLEXIBLE GUNNERY SCHOOL, TYNDALL FIELD, FLORIDA Copy Prepared Under Supervision of Public Relations Officer. Special Service Officer: Carmanding: Capt. Owen 0. Freeman Col. Jack L. Randolph Photographic Officer: Public Relations Officer: Capt. J.A. Dickerman Lt. William B. Pratt Editorial Staff: Sgt. Arnold Milgaten, Sgt. Saul Samiof, Cpl. Neil Pooser, Pfc. Harry Bardi. Art Work: Cpl. Marshall Goodman, S/Sgt. Fred H. Slade. and Reproduction: M/Sgt. w. Busby, T/Sgt. J. Mitchell, Sgt. G. Neit%ert, S/Sgt. F. Churchill, Pvt. L. Shaw, S/Sgt. J Montgomery, S/Sgt. R. Keough, Sgt. P. Terry, Sgt. J. Marsick, Sgt. A. Loudis, J. Cpl. E. Tackett, Pvt. W. Daniels, Pvt. R. Chapman, Pfc. H. Care The Tyndall Target receives aterial supplied by Cap Newspaper Ser-vice, War Dept., 2011 E. 4 2nd St., N.Y.C. Credited aterial ay not be republished without prior perission fro Cap Newspaper Service. SEEKING THRILLS IN THE AIR I was one of six cadets picked by the commanding officer, Section III, Kelly Field, Texas, to fly for the news reel cameras. That night I wrote my girl: "Honey, you keep a sharp eye in the local movie house and you'll see how yours truly is going to fly against the Japs." We were disappointed when we were told that all the camera men wanted were shots of formation flying along the hangar line at about 150 feet altitude. The formation consisted of two elements of three planes, with the second element stepped up and echeloned to the right. I flew the left wing of the element. As we approached the camera, I thought: "This is a pretty tame show we're putting on for the people." I eased my plane a little closer to the tightening the formation to provide at least one thr 111. Something happened, perhaps it was a gust of wind around the hangars; anyway my plane swerved toward the leader. My wing-tip struck his elevator. The nose of his was knocked in the air. "My God, we're. going to pile up," I thought. But we di9n't, due to the alertness of the second e l e m ent leader, who pulled his element out of danger. If he had been a shade slower, six planes might have collide d in mid-air and we'd really have had something for the news reels. Whe n we got to the ground, the leader said: "You were pretty cute weren't you? You just about cost this country six badly needed pilots, not to mention the planes. Or perhaps I should say you nearly cost us only pilots because maybe you won't get your wings." ONE KORE ROUND James J. Corbett was once asked what was the one greatest thing about fighting or boxing. His repLy is a cLassic. "fight one round. 11 Tihen your arms are so tired that you can hardly lift your hands to come on guard, fight one mpre round. Tihen your nose is bLeeding and your eyes are bLack and you are so weary that you wish your opponent wouLd crack you on the jaw and put you to sleep, fight one more round. Remember that the man who fights one more round is never whipped. Army men could profit much from the cLassic response of Jim Corbett. Tie need the courage of fighters at aLL times. If we aLLow discouragement to creep into our Lives, our s ervice is of Little use to our country. There are many things that ay get us down: being away from home, tough details, thoughtLess companions. Remember this is wartime, and even though you may not feeL in the best of spirits, try to t.i.iJ:.! One more round. A word of discouragement might destroy the spirit of a squadron -or of the men in your barracks. Pry to keet smiling no matter how difficult it might be. God gives us our faces; we give ourseLve s our expressions. A sourpuss is made, not born. Tihen the goi ng is hardest, fight one more round and you' 1 l be a wi.nner. SUNDAY 8:00 A.M Mass 9:00 A.M Protestant Sun day School 10:00 A.M .. Gunners Mass at Theater 10:00 A.M ... Protestant Worship service 11: 00 A.M . Gunners Prates tan t Service at Theater 11: 15 A.M ............... Mass 7:30 P.M ... E vening Worship MONDAY 5:30 P.M ......... Mass TUESDAY 5:30 P.M .... Mass 7:30 P.M .. fellowshlo Club WEDNESDAY 12:15 P.M .... Protestant worship Service 5:30 P.M Mass 7:30 P.M Choir Rehearsal THURSDAY 5:30 P.M ............... Mass fRIDAY 5:30 P.M . Mass 7:30 P.M Jewish Service SATURDAY 5:30 P.M ............... Mass 7:00 P.M .. confesstons (Also, the Chaplain will hear confessions anytime he is present at the Chapel) "See Joe! I told you this was Arabia!"


August 7 1943 "BELLE" AND OOIGINAL CREW TAKE TYNDALL FIELD BY STORM Deliver Message of AAF Members on Bat tle-fronts Tynrlall Field p l ayert hos t this week to the ITI)St famous fighting ship of Worlrl War II and the mem bers of its crew who carrie d i t on 25 bombing missions against he Axis over Europe The ship is the "Menphis Belle, a gallant, battle-scarre d Flying Fortress which was flown back t o the u.s. by her original, equally gallant crew. Swooping low again and a gain, the proud giant finally in for a larrling at 1: 40 p, M (Thursday) and as her crew steppe d out on to the laming apron they were greeted by five hundred cheering G. I.s, officers, civilia n employees ann leading citizens of Panama. City. In the ceremonie s which immedi ately followed the landing, each member of the famous team stepperl )up to the microphone and deliveT'.!<1 a oersonal messag e to the atrl ience, which stood spellbound at their feet, and to the h..mdrerls listening to the first WDIP broarl cast to emanate from T ynrlall Field. SPECIAL ORDERS In addition to relating interesting personal anecAY, Am. 11 8:30 TYndal l f1eld Rad! O Playh ouse PrOgram ove r WDLP. 8:30P.M.o .r. Movies at Recreatioo Hall. 'ftU&liY, Am. 12 8:00 P M R egu lar weekly G. I. D ance at Rec H all 8:00 P. H O pe ning o r new Reereat1on Hall ror tyndall' s Col ored PRimY' .&l.G. 13 7:30 P.M. B'ICllf at Post Hospital w1th T/F oreheetn. Sgt. Bo1l el!.ll, and H ed1 ea.l Det. talent. fiJNDAY' Am. l!J 2:30 P .M. -BMeball gae, T.Ynall Tenwloee VB, ElUJn Ftnre.


Page 4 .. : 'J' . TIJ:r QUESTION: IN YOUR ESTIMATION, WHAT IS THE MOST IMPRESSIVE THING ABOUT A WOMAN? and Photos By SGT. SI UPCHURCH SISG'f PAUL CBL 7RCRILL, 1Hnt, Nich.; duction: "first, I notice a girL's speech and her tact; these q uaLities, the lack o f thes, s e 11ore than anything else." SG'f. BEN J. 10KfAKA Bronx, N.Y.; Link frainer Departsent: HKatu. rlloLLy, a girL's ance is the first noticeable thing, but she could s ake a lasting un less she a balanced sental 11ake-up." PfC. HERB O'D ELL, Peekskill, N.Y.; Link "In a wosan's I Like a neat and a neat, fesinine in her cLothes. I could only Like a girL with ni.ce an d great versatility." !/5 i. LOYE, Green ville., !enn.; Post Dispensary: "Nost of the I've set recently have a lot if they took th e s Phasis off of sake-up and on acting, dressing, and talk ing like ladies. I disLike who are flashy con ceited; cosson sense is the thing." THE TYNDALL TARGET News From Other Camps THIS IS THE ARMY 'This is the Army,' the motion picture version of Irv inB Berlin's all-G.I. show, opened last Wednesday in New York for its world premiere. Steep prices ($55, $11, $7.70, $5.50 and $2.20) were charBed for the premiere per formance, the proceeds of which Bo to the Army EmerAency Relief. (The Beaver) OPENS HIS MOUTH TO WALK 92 MILES Cpl. John Price, stationed at Camp Santa Anita, Calif., spoke out of turn not long ago and had to walk 92 miles from his company's desert bivouac to headquarters back in camp. He boasted that he could hike back to the camp almost as fast as he could ride, set ting the time at 30 hours. His e.o., a literal minded man, heard him and ordered, "Start walking, soldier." Carrying a strip pack, gas mask and canteen, Price reported to the C.O. just 28 hours following his boast. Price said that he ate two two apples, three pieces of pie, two and a half quarts of milk, two quarts of coffee but only a half canteen of water. He smoked 29 ettes and chewed three packs of gum. That evening, he played baseball and after the game he ran around the former famed race track for an Wott'a guy for the Infantry! Robjns Fjeld News) OVER 100 MILLION V-MAIL LETTERS SENT IN YEAR Since the inception of V-Mail service a year ag o more than 100,000,000 of the letters have been sent and received, the War Department announced. The first V-Mail letter was mailed from an overseas point to the U.S. A few days later the initial one from the u.s: was sent out. In one year of service, 50,000,000 photographed on film, have been sent overseas; 30,000,000 have been sent to the U.S. and the remaining 20,000,000 letters were sent in their original form. NOTf/ING TO WORRY ABOUT Pvt. Paul Knoyer, of Akron, 0., recently received a letter from his wife sayinB that his draft board has put him in Class 3-A l!lnd that he probably isn't BoinB to be drtdted for a while. (Camp Edwards, MassJ RED GOGGLES AID GUNNERS Goggles with red plastic lenses are found not only to help gunners to estimate how closely bullets come to the targets but also aid in adapt ing pilots' eyes to darkness. The red plastic lenses act as a light filter, excluding all rays except those at the red end of the spectrum. The goggle is u nbveakable, weighs only about an ounce, has a perforated leather frame for ventilation (Army Times) MY FAVORITE PHOTO "SNOW JOB" This is the LEAST favorite photograph of one of Tynda)l's leading Non-coms, T/Sgt .James Mangum, often referred to as "The Classification Colossus." Mangum's chief claim to fame, in addition to aiding Captain Tannen in setting up the field's efficient classification section, is the fact that he was a member of the first group of unfortunates to "serve timew in Skunk Hollow before being admitted to Tyndall proper. Hamlet, North Carol ina, gave up Mangum to the armed forces in January, One week !fter his Induction he was assigned to this field and five months later everything was so well under control that he per111itted himself to be persuaded into. writing the first "Taler" colu111n for this paper. However, this "Winchell ingw took up too much of his time and he was forced to lay down his typewriter and wrap his tale telling talent in moth balls early this Spring. Previous to induction, Mangum served as secretary to the surgeon at the Ft. Bragg, N.C., station hospital. Experts guess his age to in the vicinlty of 25 years, since he refused to divulge that pertinent information. Mangum's interests are varied, but we bel leve that he is partial to classical music, juicy stories and classification records. His hairsuite has probably caused him more discomfort than anything else, for on several occasions members of his staff and Personnel Tyndallettes have pooled pennies turned them over to him ,as a hint to get a haircut. And while' on the subject of haircuts, we must admit that the above picture does little justice to our former columnist. The photo is of the type common! y referred to as a "snow job. w Mangum does not fly, except off the handle, on occasions, and the only reason cal ling the "snow job" is because Mangum probably i ritended to use it to foe I his staff into getting up another kitty f _or a clipping. Prisoners Want Chance 'to Study INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ALNSl -American prisoners of war in Gennany want to improve their time by studying for post-war jobs, and have asked The American Legion to send them information for that purpose. Staff Sergeant Joe A. Dillard, Air Corps, initiated the idea in a letter from the German camp where he is a P. W., to the national headquarters of the Le gion. Sgt. Dillard is making a survey of the Americans in his camp to see what subjects they want to pursue, and the Legion is planning to get text books to them if there is any way it can be done. Sgt. Dillard is the ranking American non-commissioned officer in the camp, which is for non-com prisoners exclusively. The head non-com is a sergeant from the R A_ F. Part of Sgt. Dillard's letter to the Legion is as follows: "I am writing this letter on be half of my fellow American prisoners of war concerning our post-war problems. Under present we know of no better organization to turn to than The American Legion, as we are all potential members of this organization and many of us have fathers or other relatives in the Legion at present. "The problems that confront us seem to be divided into two phases -first, the maintenance of health and efficierlcy in the present environment and, second, preparation for dealing with problems concerning our future. B eing prisoners of war, we have certain advantages over other members of the armed forces. There is opportunity to re think one's scale of values, and if we had the proper material there would be opportunities to undertake new lines of study or to continue old ones for which time is lacking in ordinary life A citizen of Illinois who is in the armed forces can substitute the signature of his commanding officer for that of a notary public on documents transferring pr"perty.


August 7 THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 5 PRESfDE.tCT TO PUT NEW "MUSTERING-OUT" PLAN BEFORE CONGRESS To the ears of the millions of u.s. servicemen scattered through out the world, the JOOSt importa..'l t part of Roosevelt' s message last Wednesday night was undoubtedly the part which dealt with Mustering-OUt" pay for all servicemen upon the War's conclusion. The President, amplifying his remarks on postwar plans in his Wednesday address, told his press conference on Friday that Con gress would soon get the plan, whieh is designed primarily to cushion the transition of service nen and women to peacetime activity. Its chief feature is a proO'isioo for nnntm' or llllster:tng-out pay at regular base rates not to exceed $100 a month, in addition to famili allowances. In general, the demobiHzation program cans, for: 1. Three months' furlough at regular base pay not to exceed $100 a month, pluS family allow1 ances. 2. After that, if necP.ssary, unemployment insurance for 26 weeks for those registered with the u.s. Employment Service. 3. Special aid and emmsel reFAY MERCER ANNOUNCES E NGAGEMENT Miss Fay Merce r long one of Tyndall's most popular telephone operators, this week announced her engagement and marriage to L t Oscar Louis Ansley of Ocala, Fla. The couple will be married on August 21 in a mi litary ceremony at the Post Chapel. Capt. Brooks H. Wester, Post Chaplain,_wil l offi.ciate. Major Thomas B. Carnahan, Jr, will have the honor of giving the bride away. The bride's attendants will be Miss Ruth Brock, maid of honor, Ml"S. Virgie FUdge, the bridegroom's sister, Elsie Buvalich and Miss Kitty Safar, bridesmaids. Attending the groom will b e Capt. A G Casey, best man, and Lts. D.G. Moore, M.J. Converse and L Green. Six Tyrrlall officers will form an arch of sabres under which the couple will march. The officers will be, Capts. J, A. Desportes. and G. Powers, Lts. B ; Steen, J,T. Patterson, G. and W.J. McKinsey The couple will leave after the ceremony on a short honeymoon in South Florida. They will reside in Gadsden, Fla. -----garding readjustment and reCOLORED TRQOr,SI habilitation. OPENS TUIIRSDA Y REC HALL 4. Special provisions, includ1nu ing tuition for Final arrangements have been those who wish to resume educa-completed for the dedication tion or follow some special .. ceremonies which will officiallY, training_ course. open Tyndall 1 s new Rec Hall fo-, 5, veteran's creait for old-use by its colored troops. The age and survivors 1 insurance on opening will take place at 8 p, M the basis of service in the armed on Thursday, August 12. forces. It is expected that Lt. Col. 6. Opportunities for agriculJack L Randolph, post c01l11l!Ulder, tural employment and settlement will be present for the occasion. for a limited rumber of qualified Short addresses by Major F. M. service men. iati ------------Fleming, c.o. of the Av on WAITING FOR TELEVISION The cut-1 ines for this picture from an news sheet says that with GAIL MEREDITH on the air, television is WOrth W81 L inQ for. ugree, but why wait? Miss Meredith is a vocalist who is billed as "Six Ice Cubes and Gait, and after looking at the above photo you can readily see why the ice cubes are necessary. Squadron, Cape. o.o Freeman, Special Service Office r lst/ Sgtlil Long and Hickok and Jess Word, direc.tor of the colored uso, will the program. Music for the evening will be f'umished by Count Dobie and his boys. Refreshments are also to be served. Although designated officially as a "recreation hall," the new building will also serve as a chapel and possibly, in the near future, ll)Otion pictures will be sh0011 there. On Monday, August 16, an evening of musical entertainment un der the heading, of "Jtlllllin' Jive" will be presented in the new Rec Hall rmder the supervision of Jess Word and the U3Q. ASTP AHEAD OF SCHEOO LE Processing of soldiers into the Army Specialized Training Program is ahead of schedule, the War Department says. More than 60 ()(X) men are now at AS'.IP rm.1 ts and upwards of ro, 000 others will be gin the program in the term starting in August. In addition, ap proximately 17,000 men are at Sp .ec ial ized Training and Reas s:l.grlnBnt (srAR) units. Keep Her Floatin' {or R ollin'} Amphibious is this monster Army truck-boat which feels at home on either land or water. It is a 2%-ton job officially designated "Model Sq uadron A DUKW" and unofficially called a "Duck." It can be used in landing either personnel or supplies. This picture was taken in New Cale donia. Vent:ura s The o ld Ventura squadron is no m o r e The Manning tabl e has b roken the hearts of a ll. The new 344 t h is m a d e u p o f coo k s a n d a few scatte r e d K.P.'s. Captain LeFor ce, L t. Ral s t o n and F irst S g t Bar b i e r a r e t h e sauadr on rll'<. The boys of t h is squadron a r e putting in a busy week in the ai r R e ports are t h a t we have q uite a bunc h o f s h a roshootin g gunners i n our g r oup. Not w i t hstandin g t h is, however is t h e fact remain s that s o m e of t h e students have discover e d a new, and someti n'les necessary, use fo r their fati g u e caps. (Well, it This m o n t h 3. few p r o m o t ions. saves c lean i n g u p a bomb e r any-A few o f t h e o ld timers w h o wer e way.) f o rgotten, or t h o u ght t hat t hey were, Wha t student sergeant wel l -known received t h e coveted extr a stripes. around the "cam p u s has become, Tho s e p r o moted w e r e : T o S / S g t. alo n g with a b roo m and m o p pract E S R u pp, Wilham B V onticall y p erma n ent p arty i n t h e orderr e e, o gt. Cec1l M cKmney, Pas l y room? W e' ll miss his homey .qua l e Can de l oro, W1lh e W1lson ; t o touc h w h e n h e leaves u s next week. C pl. _Ern est DeLetto, J W. Gh o lscn, We w e r e a ll glad t o see ou r o l d D o mm1 c k 8h1anc!. C O., Lt. Flower back in t h e fo l a 1 W1th the movmg of t h e s quadro1 this week. t h e r e h asn't b een a n y news coming fro m any quarte r It is u p t o yo u fellows to get bits o f in fo rmati o n for our :;;quadr a n news. Let's go men, l e t m e have your bi t s of news. Rugged 69t:h Harry Mable George 1 4 Quarts \ Gallon and Joe Franz a sto l e the show a t the information t ease M o n d a y night. B y answering the stickers tha t stumped the "experts," these beer hounds drew down five free bottle s until the judges disqua lified them. That' s wha t y ou might call liquidating ytlur J.;now l edge of current events. For the latest style in inspec tio!] attire we refer y o u to Staff Sergeant Collera n our supply sergeant. Wher: the inspecting officer entered the supply room somewhat premature 1y Saturda y, Johnny "snapped to" in his GI drawers. The inspector appeared amuse d, but our Johnny kept hi s military bearing despite his s canty -pare! and the draft about his knees. A b etter-than-usual squadron turnout settled in the s andy sha de behind the orderly r oom to l earn about the anterior probosc is o f the common mosquito and the curious fact that you m a y confidently bl ame all bites on the fema-le of the spec ies as the maie is a vegetria n. And now for an appea l to someo n e in the outfit who know s how to tune a piano. Whoeve r you a r e pleas e d o something to that woefully instrument in the Squadron Day Room. A word to the wise, h o w ever. Better slip in and do the job after dark, or T ;Sgt. Mangum might catch you and reclassify you as a pianq, tuner. Like the little frogs that appear after the r<>.in Cpl. "Tennessee Sha d Fields' n e w stripes appeared out o i no-where the instant the promotiqn order hit the orderly room. The first sergeant i s seeking a n e w n a m e for the squadro n Co m e o n all you cvo k s. let' s see how good you a r e at thinkin g u p a few names fo r the squadro n Something lik e t h ose yo u use t o lure t h e boys into mess h a lls In c l osing I m ight m ention tha t P fc P l og-ger fell for the o ld army Rli.f<. W hen asked i f h e co uld drive Plogl'(e r, not thinking said "yes" a nd ende d uo as Sgt. M a n c in e lli's c h auffeur. The sergean t has t h e s w ee test littl e w h ee lb arrow yo u ever d id s ee It i s t h e o nl y t hin g the se1geant not d r i ve. --cpi. Frederi c k J J ohnson -----Wnit : e Flashes W e say "Bood-bye a n d good lu c k t o a ll t h e men w h o have l eft our squadr o n in t h e past t wo w e eks and w e wi s h to extend a most hearty co m e to all t h e new m e n Our squadr o n cam e out o n t o p in the q uiz tease p rogr a m l ast Monday ni g h t a t the Recreation H a ll by t akin g 350th t wenty points t o their fifteen Staff Sergean t Thrashe r w a s hi g h scor e r for our si d e foll o w e d c losel y b y Sgt. S t einbe r g Sgt. M atz and Pfc. Mitc h e ll. Tha t o ld tune "Whe r e s Elkins" is a thing o f the past. Bus in ess got s o good tha t C pl. Elkins d ecided t o move his bunk into the m ail room. If y o u want a few lessons on "How t o Row a Boat, see Pfc. H amm o n t r ee a n d P v t Giaccardo the land-lubbe r s who went nautical in a big way.


Page 6 THE TYNDALL TARGET NEWS FROM THE Kapers Aviation cadets of Squadron A roared into their fifth and next-tolast week Monday and really began sweating out the week of machine gun work and the final week of airto-air. Here's what some of them were doing-Grover 1 Pappy) Perkins was still t alking about the ride a "hot" pilot gave him w hen he hitched a spin in a n AT-6 recently. Seems the H P thought he could make Perkins' stomach turn over and he almost did. N i ckna mes that seem to stick include Elme r McGough' s "Turret Head" and Joe Roberge's "Skippy." Incidentally, Roberge turned in one of the weirdest performances of any reported o n any of the ranges when h e missed a ll 25 birds in one round of turret skeet, then turned around a.nd hit 23 fo r 2 5. Shed a tear for Robert E. Nichols. Recently h e got his first gigs since he entered the cadets. And that covers a period of about fi v e months. Pete McKone is the little man with the big c igar. Maybe planning to b e a p olitician. About a dozen of the squadron members went out and caught themselves something good to eat Sun day. They hired a boat, pulled some mighty good fis h out of the gulf, the n came back to Panama City and had them p r epared at a restaurant. Sometimes one wonders w heth e r the cadets form a mar ching unit or a g lee club as they move down the street. Leadership for many of the catch y selections is prov id e d b y vocalist Edgar Nevins. Solo ist for the spec i a ll y-made-up lyrics to "Amen" i s David Rothberg. As m ust in eYitably happen, rumo r s started to spread a s graduation time approached. The best ones were: 1 1) The w h o l e squadron is going to Apalachicol a for the final week of air-to air work. ( 2 ) The w h o l e outfit t hen w ill go to a new nal'igation school in Wisconsin-or was it Minnesotainstead of returning to Selman Field, La., as originall y scheduled. Squadron E Lt. G lasser our C O., must have 5:otten out hi s blitz c loth and shine d that gol d bar, fo r it is now silver. W e t hink h e deserves it. Congratulations Lt. Glasser, f rom Squadron E Speakin g of Lieutenants, w h o is this Lie u tenant w h o is sweating out something from Baltimore? W e a r e sorry t hat o n e of our instructor s i s in the hospital a n d we hope that Cpl. Vodicka will b e back with us soon. We a r e g lad t o have Sgt. Mitchell back with u s, a l t h ough we hear d h e \\'as four clays A. W 0. L Pfc. J o h n D. Griffin is still s in ging "No L ette r Today." Believe It or 'ot: Arthur J. F a l cut doe1n't know w hat a G. I. party is. W ill someone t e ll him -we haven' t the heart to ... Pfc. Frank Ciordane took his first trip t o the P. X and immediatel y f lew off the handl e w hen h e discovered that among all the state pennants hanging from t h e wall h e "couldn't find the Connecticut pennant. Will s omeone please bring one up for the d "KNOW YOUR ENEHY" "J<1ppnJ pu-e U!J re::>n Jeds MaJ::J TTY ?unrsJapun '

August 7, 1943 THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 7 Cellar-Fliers v Ve'd lik e to know the w h o l e sto r y a b out t h a t c hi c k e n Vic s t arte d fro m town with last week All we know is that h e got h e r e with one wi n g a n d a WAAC with a w i shbo n e in h e r m outh. S g t. Hill co ul d n t play vo lle y b all l a s t week because h e h a d a good book" h e was reading. Cpl. Mazur i s now readin g it avidl y. Incidentally the title o f the volume is "Marriage and Par enthoo d ." Don't b e surprised if S g t. M a s o n asks yo u fo r a s ample o f y our h andwriting It s eems some of his good friends droppe d a line to his wife Now what could he have t o b e a s h a m e d of? I suppose congratulations are in order fo r the boys who were cite d f o r "Goo d Conduc t awards, but the q u estio n w ill rema in how Pvt. Alexander got at the top cif the list. Cpl. C o x must have done a good job as orderly at the barracks. In fac t, i t looks like it may be a permanent j o b Pvt. Kammerer may be the quiet, unassuming guy around here, but you should have 'seen him walk off with t w o young ladies Friday night and leave Dowling, Mortimer and Rogan hoiding the bag. P v t. Stevens, quote: "There goes my PFC stripe." Unquote. Wonder where Pvts. Role and Shull spent their week end? They were not seen in Chattahoochee. Maybe they w er\! afraid to go afte r someone told them the state institution for the mentally deranged was located there. Brown Bombers News i s n t t oo preval ent a r o un d her, but I'll try t o mak e this co lumn interesting in the t emporary a b s e n c e of Cpl. Marv in C arte r w h o is i n Tallahassee on a three -day pass as this is b eing writte n Pretty ni ce. A r emark of hi s l ast week was taken seriously b y some of the gang, when h e referred to the "Self P reservation Club. Some o f t h e gal s down the stree t would mak e good members of the Canadian M o unted Police-they always g e t their man Cpl. H. H Willis is a l o ud dissente r to the idea o f s u c h a club, but t h e n he's been married only about two months. Our yardbird, Pfc. J a m e s C arte r is taking a lot of bow s for the ve r y nice appearance o f the s q uadr o n lawn. Just e ight_months ago i t was nothing but sand and scrub palmetto Now the grass is green and the flowers_ are blooming. Which reminds us tnat a fe w of the boys recently asked him if he watered the lawn every day, and when he said, "Ye s, this grass won't rust, another s a id, "No, but it certainly could drown." Congratulations to Harrison and to Warren, who have just been promoted to Corporal. Harrison is a warehouseman and Warren is the ma.ior-demo at the theatre. Some new duty assignments were passed out this past Monday. Thirty of the boys are now working at Of ficer' s Mess, and because most of them report before 0400, the lineup at reveille has a lot of holes. Many thanks to the Special Servic e Officer for his cooperation in improv ing still further the squadron day room. With the recreation hall a c ross LUCILLE (HAS PLENTY ON THE) BALL Glamorous Ball is one of M.G.M's newest stars and appears in "Du Barry Was a Lady," playing tomorrow and Monday at the Post Theater with Red Skelton and Gene Kelly as costars. She dances, sings and acts in a role that gives her wide range to display all her talents. Others in the cast are Tommy Dorsey and his musicians, "Rags" Ragland, Virginia 01Brie11 the deadpan comic, Zero Mostel, Donald Meek Douglass Dumbrille and George Givot. According to Sgt. Seagle, b efore Cpl. Boggs w ill ask a girl for a d ate he alw a y s asks her if she works anyplac e If she doesn' t work, Boggs goes no further with her. the street just about ready to open Lt. D autric h is fina ll y becoming a true S outherne r ; Crew s A and c stand togethe r in saying heard h1m come out with "you all" l ast week. Charlie Smith i s a P-T problem. H e says h e is too old for calisthenic s so the instructor put him to carrying timbe r s for the pier; now he has decide d h e i s too o ld for t Squadron C its doors, the squadron will h avfl many. much appreciated recreational facilities. Rain washed out the Red C aps' base.ball game with Marianna Air Base on Sunday, August .1st, at the end of the first inning y.rith the scor e tied at 1-1. The men were disappointed, but hope to see that same club down here again. -Cpl. Arthur E Williams. bed sores if he doesn' t stop getting in so much flying time in on his Simmons Bomber. EDITORIAL NOTE: This column is put together by Bernard Frazier Giving squadron B the competition of Flight 2, assisted by Eugene Kivit so eagerly requested in last week's eling of Flight 3, Curtis: York of Target, Squadron C won the Satur-Flight 4 and Richard Craig of Flight day inspection with a loud-and proud l: Any complaints, suggestions, or 98 per cent. As a result of a lot news should be given these men. of back-bending, blister-building, calSO WE HEAR: Kellin hosted a lous-causing shoveling, dirt-hauling, watermelon feast for Flight 4 last wheelbarrowing, raking and rolling, Saturday night ... Cpl. Richardson w e can now claim the best landscap-can't remember where he was Satured and terraced squadron on the day night; those cokes do things to field. a guy ... Cpl. Ricketson may have In what is rapidly becoming a been g o .t.w. but he hasn't gotten a habit, Flight 4 was "best barracks," Jetter from his frau in four days . closely seconded by Flight 3. They Paul Cotter will tell anybody who won the right to alternate, being first wants to listen that the booming all week in the chow line, otherwise night life of Morgantown, W Va. known as "the flight for food." draws in the citizens of Uniontown, Highlight of the inspection for Pa. every Saturday night ... It Fl)ght 2 was the praise given the may be therm.ometer-breaking Aug' barracks wooden cartoon-sign, plan-ust, but after the chilly letter M arty ned and painted by Cpl. Bud Dill. Burke, of Flight 2, got from Culver, This is the first time any barracks l;ndiana, the temperature took a had its own, original sign. sharp drop ... Joe Dytko has a n SOCIAL NOTES FROM ALL eager audience when he speaks of OVER: "Daniel Boone" Kelly is "The Crummie r aspects of Marriage squadron gunner-of-the-week, the each night. He's only kidding be-second week in a row that the g.o.t.w. cause he' s happily hitched and a rehas come from Room 10 to Flight 3 cent father. ... Who is the corporal who doesn't Bill Kleindeinst is back in the fold pay his just lost debts? The Coca-again, no sale on that diamond Cola people will never make any Why do girls always say, "I'd l o v e dough the way he pays off. No to live in 1-.lassau after meeting Ed. nee d to mention the name,_score 19! "Horizontal" Donegan from Flush. . Every time Cpl. Krakiski missed ing? . Ration cards, whic h w e the bird on the skeet range, he have written home-for to relieve the couldn't understand what made it food situation, have begun to arrive duck . Andy Dolan will be getting ... Food is taking the place of gold Squadron F Well, fellows another toug h six weeks has been completed an d there are now 300 brand new gunners to blast the enemy to hell. However, the leader of the pack will remain behind to become a n instructor. Sgt. Huntley 'Gun-as the standard of val ues. Last Tuesday Cpl. M cKelvey a u c ti o n e d an apple for $ 1.10 The lucl 'Y and liungry bidde'r was Cpl. Regan If they can talk their way into it, Cpls. Mendoza, Petrella, Kalte r, Masseman, McGovern, Ri c h ards. R i zzo McKe lve y, Meeh a n Prozz io a n d Mawhinney a r e goin g to w i n t h e war, at least according t o t h eir afterlights-out discussion. Y o u can hear the m above t w o c al. 5 0' s. If Cpl. W M cDona ld doesn't get a new set of fatig ues, h e'll have to get a pair of glasses to co v e r w h e r e h e sits ddwn -or else bri n g o u t t h e needle and thread ... J oe O'Bri e n will tell any b o d y that Panama City is a red-hot tow n on S aturday ni g hts -about as hot as m ess h all toast . Cpl. Perrin must be unluc k y at lovw if the old a dage about lu c k y in l ove, unlucky in cards is true. Lt. D a niel Chisa was w el co med into the squadro n a s office r o f Fligh t 2 last week ... Lt. Fra zi e r, student gunner with Flight 1, was seen at a recent P .T. f ormation. W e a r e informe d ; that h e thinks e x e r c is e i s a great thing fo r othe r peopl e Bac k hi1i 1 into a corner som e tin1e and ask :Flight l's S g t (Jr.) E arl Hill wha t does the name Irma mean .... S ;Sgt. Bill Mikoda has b ee n gaga over tha t white, one -piece bathing suit--and wha t s in i t e e r si n ce he first s e t e y e s on it. W h y don't you let us see h e r too? . I nci dentally, Bill is now NCOI C of all student gunne r s who \\'ill co mpete with other gunne r y stude nts f r o m schoo ls a ll 0\e r the country. ner o f the Class will endeavor to p a s s o n t o new fle d glings some of the qualitie s which t o p n otch gunne r s must p o ssess. Ke e p up the traditio n o f Squadro n F, Don. A little n o t e t o t h e new class: F ello w s it doesn't pay t o be wise g uys'. We have a private f ormula f o r m e n like that, and we won t t olerate a bit of it. This i s going to be a tough stx weeks perhaps the toughest o f y our life, but it's going to make o r break you. Have a lot of fun if you get a chance, and remember that if you do what your instructors tell you, everything will b e swell. They were students thems e l and they know the ropes. Squadron F has always had reputation f o r high inspection ratings and a high academic rating against other student squadrons. W e expect the new class t o keep up this reputation. W e miss Cpl. Delaney's fam ous words business is business' late l y. A c oke just doesn't see m to taste so good without the co' poral's booming voice ringing out over the clatter of bottles ... A word of thanks to Lt. Wetsel, Cpl. B a der, and Cpl. Will isms for the swell job that they have done in supply. Also to the combined efforts of Lt. Berner and 1st S gt. Wi llcut for the tremendous improvements m the squadron area, and the headquarters building. Nobody could possibly realize the changes uhich have b een made unl ess he had followed them through the months and noted the small improvements which built this squadrpn into one of the most efficient on the field. Mor e are y e t to come, including of grass and possibly securing a workable radio and some ping pong and pool tables. A s a parting word, we wish to invite material for this squadron from the students themselves. Any and all 'dirt is welcome and will be treated as confidential. Bring all news about your roommate s and friends into the order! y room and i t w i 1 1 a p p e a r in this column. Good luck to 43-37, see you again next week.


Pa,ge 8 THE TYNDALL TARGET TrnNADCES D()VN ROCKrn, C OOTIGAN 1 TARR, STAR AT BAT 7-31 TYNDALL CFFICERS LCEE TO EGLIN; PIAY AGAIN TP. (d) Rockne. 3) Jack Dempsey fought before a million dollar gate five times in his career. Who was his opponent in the top gate of all time? (a) !'unney. (b) fi,-po. (c) Sha't'key. (d) SuLlivan. 4) What National League star hit .424 in 1924, the highest batting ave rage in modern baseball? (a) H llagne,-, (b) R. Hontsby. (c) B. Teny. (d) L. [)umche'r 5) What bigt ime golf'er won the most tournaments during the Golden Age? (a) B. Jones (b) Tt'. Hagen. (c) G. Sa,-aFen. (d) J.D. RockejeHe'r. of Referee Dave Barry's famous SPORTS QUIZ ANSWERS 1) Nan O'War won 20 races in his two-year career. He lost one race in 1919 to a horse named Upset. 2) Harry Stuhldreher was quar terback of the famed Four Horsemen. Other members of that backfield were Elmer Layden, J im Crowley and Don Miller. 3) Gene Tunney was in the other corner when the fans paid $2,650, 000 to aee Dempsey's last fight at Chicago, in 1927. Floored by Dempsey, Tunney won with the aid 'long count' of 14. 4) Rogers Hornsby, then a mem ber of the St. Louis Cardinals, hit .424 in 1924, league batting record compiled since 1887 when J .E. O'Neil, of St. Louis, hit .492. In 1887, however, bases o n balls were scored as hits. 5) Bobby Jones won 1 3 major tournaments in ten years of big time golf. He won the U.S. Open four time3, the U.S. Amateur five times, t h e British Open three tim.,s and, the British Am a t e u r once In 19 3 0 he won them all, then quit. WINNER IN USO BENEFIT GOLF TOURNAHENT ..... __.' ..... ... '"' MOVIES POST SATURDA Y A U G U S T 7 "Good Luck Mr. Yate s8 C laire Trev or, Buchanan "Get Going Grace Robert Paiee SUNDAY, M ONDAY, AUGUS T 8-9 8Du Barr y Was A Lady8 L u cill e Ball, Red Skelto n TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 0 "Yo u Were N ever L o ve! ier F red Astaire, Rita Hayworth WEDNESDA Y THURSDAY AUGUST 11-12 "The C onstant N y mph Charles Boye r, Joan Fontaine FRIDAY, AUGUST 1 3 somber' s M oon" G e oree Montgomery, Annabel. le RIT Z SUN., MON., AUGUST 8-9 Presentin g Lil y M ars" Judy G a ,-L and, Van H e flin TUESDAY AUG U S T 1 0 cinderella Swings I t8 Guy Kibbe e WEDNESDAY AUG UST 11 "Mi ssion t o Mosc o w It' a l te,Rou.s ton THUR., FRI., AUG UST 12-13 "Amazing Mrs. Holliday" Deanna Du,-bin SATURDAY, AUGUS T 14 8South of the Border Gene PAN AHA SUN., MON., AUGUST 8-9 "Pilot #5" T one, Hunt AUGUST 10 8Qver My Dead Body" MiLto n Beth Hughes WEDNESDAY AUGUST 11 rnvisable Agent ILona Hassey, Jon THURSDAY, AUGUST 12 Eagle Squadron" Stack, D. Ba,-,-y m o,-e AUGUST 13-14 Planes Buste,-


August 7, 1943 "" / .f ..... ,f ,1't"A ;il .. ... r : ..; THE TYNDAlL TARGET TYNDALL SHARPSHOOTERS WHO WON SKEET COHPETI T!Oit 1 Tyndati's gunners met the men fro111 Buckinghu in the first of a series of intra-Training Center meets at Fort Myers I ast Sunday. The Tyndall 11en were defeated, but they managed to come out first in the skeet and moving base events. The members of the team were, "left to right, Lt. WI II lam J. Cleary, coach; S/Sgt. G. F. Rothenburg, Sgt. w. G. Morti111er, Sgt. J. R. Page 9 BUCKINGHAM MARKSMEN DOWN TYNDALL SQUAD IN GUNNERY MEET A te8111 of gunners t'roa Buckingham Field dereated Tyndall's marksmen squad at Fort Wyers last Sunday in the f1 rs t of a series of intra-Training Center meets between the two aerial gunnery schools located in Florida. The Buckingham shots, all or whom received their gunners' wings last week, were first on the Jeep Range, in air-to-air firing and in assembling the caliber 00 machine gun. Tyniall won top honors in the skeet and moving base canpeti tiOffl, High scorer for the day was Sgt. H. R. Hall of who placed first in the moving base, Jeep Range and aiJ'-to-air firifl! events. He was runner-up in skeet and the assembly of the caliber 50 lllichine gun. In sec

Page 10 LEAD lNG CHARACTERS IN WEDNESDAY NIGHT R A D 10 PLAY T IF COOCERT BAND TO PLAY A bove He f ou r memb e r s o f t h e cas t and the director of Tyn dall's new Radio P layh ouse G roup. They presented their first offering, "T h e Rat Man," last Wednesday evening over WDLP. Left t o r ight: sgt. S aul S amiof, Aux. Alta Moore, Sgt. Will Crofts, C p l Beth Bus h a nd S/Sgt. Steve Libby, director. Other me111bers of the included Cpl. K a r l HirMlelfarb, Pfc. Irving Shbinsky and Sgt. Arnold Milgaten Sgt. Dorot hy Bates and Mrs. Ruth Stabinsky were i n charge of sound effects. A r omantic comedy-dram a enti tled A Right to the Heart wi 11 b e t h e group's next presentatio n on Wednesday at 8:30P.M. CPL. TURNER AND QUARTET O F SENTRY DOGS ARRIVE Cpl. Raymonss t h P s t ork i s h ol er anw ">entries receiver ing arou nd t h e n 'sidt'ne of S ll unrler the V\rlfo r d Stoner. But in S;Jite of all our oth e r actil-sll!;ht. atidltloll!ll canines for sentry <1uty Is PXp f'c terl 1 n the near f uture. Turrwr, who Is known as "Red" to his f'el low Guarrle<1 AS to his train-1np:, Turner r epllerl that "It was harrl worl<, belt I en.foyes. II'<' found lime tu win t h e flag for last inspP< 'tion 11ith a score of !JI. :'\m\ fe!lo11s hal":! to admit that that's pretty darn good. Howel'er. the band as a whol e is unhappy. \\' h1 Ho11 woul d \'OU like t o h al't' tJ. pla1 for a dance see your best \\'AAC girl friend dan c ing-with t h a t t all Staff Ser gt>an t f rom t h e 8J:1rd" T hi s takes piHt'e tomorrow night at the rt>crea lion h a ll. Bt>tty .hurry up and get some 'v\' AAC to ask vou o r s h o uld I say "yo u-all"" Last nig-ht the Field Danrf:' orchestra w ent on t h e air from roast to oast from onp sidf:' nf Florida to t h e oth t r well a.lmost to the other side. Guests nn tht> p rogra:n. which \\'il l be a Wt>t'kly affai r \\'!'r P mf:'nrhf:'rs of t h e c rew r ) f t h e B c : ll. M e n doing h:.P in. t h e mornings at Mess Hall :\!o. 2 St'L'Ill to enjoy lrst ening t o the band reht>:ll'se be twe'n !l::lO and I I :no n. m. Whil e it nrfly help t heir mnralt>, at tht' sanw time \ \ C h op(' g-et the r h o\\' out on tin1e. In tht> nH'antinr,, ing t <) do Srnonn. L'Oil1f! on d<,\\'11 and :-:if't: us in our 11t''.\' h nnH' Brrildrng :;:w. \\'p nrio h 1 ,., vn lt.'t \' ) 1 "' .. '11 Jl rn tlllr sand pri P if y o u r e tion s peech and looke d rig h t at Bo urgeois when he made a statemen t -d i d your e ars burn W i !son? ._. have the m akings of the best softball tea m on the post, and it i a a u gges t<' d we g e t a team atarted. With breaks in working and some practice the rest a h ould be easy. The boy s in the hangar we n t everyone to know that mean s Line Maintenance Ha ngar not "Liddon' a Wad House.' S&t.Dodd i a hoapitalired but CQok and Stewart didn't h ave any t h i n 2 t o do i t h i t That s alx.Jt all for now -Sgt. !: d Strong AT USO TCJ.mRON The Tynrlall Fielrl Concert will present its third concert of the summer on the USO porch tomorrow afternoon, at 5 P.M. These Sunday p.y. musical sessions proved to be very popular last smmer and the news of their resumption will no doubt be a source of pleasure to the htm dreds who have been lookill1; forward to hearing the concerts once again. One of the fte&tures of tomor row's pr011;ram will be "Headlines, a modern rhapsody which paints with music the headlines in to day's newspapers. From war to "love-nests, murder to birth, this rrumber covers the entire g8!1Rlt of newspaper em6tion. Another feature will be Cole Porter's "Begin the Beguine. The program will consist of the following selections: Merry Wives of Wirrlsor OVer ture by Nicolai; Begin the Be guine Hy Cole Porter; Yarch -University of Dayton; Victor Her bert Favorites; Three Slippers a solo for three baritone horns; March -London Hippodrome; Song of the Bayou -by Rube Bloom; March -Gloria; and Headlines -by Colby. Bluebirds Our lin!!, consisting of Lt. ].G. Barnes, and Lt. Hoover as the officl!rs in charge, tl!nd to blend with the smooth running of the squadron on the othl!r side of the 1 ine. Lts. Barnes and Hoover are well supported by such men as M/Sgt. Conrad (NMI) Sham berg, T /Sgts. James Fannin and Tom Boyle, S /Sgts. Waddell and Solomons, and as a finale, Cpl. Wise of the Inspection Depart ment. Worrel, 'The Walking Cotter P j n 1 a c k s two weeks mo r e o f completing his gunnery course; says Worrel, 'Sure will be glad when this course of mine termin ates, Good Buddy! Thomas Fran cis Boyle, better known around tow n as 'The Crescec.t City Kid,' just returned from a fifteen day furlough from his home town of New Orieans. The Kid, has con siderable cabbage in his jeans seems like h e p icked up a large amount of 'Hush Money' during his stay at home Tex Smotek, flame throwing Roml!o, continues to baffle and dismay the weaker sex wherever he operates. Tex at present is operating in Lynn Haven. What M /Sgt. was see n in a down town movie last week, locked in an emb_race of death with what little chicken? Some movie, eh Sgt.? . Quartette of Broth!!rly Affection, namely the four Engin e erinR Clerks, have been disap pearing with such success that Sgt. Shamber g is thinking serious ly of renting the boys out to a syndicate. for the purpose of haunting houses. Waddell wouldn't look the same, if he ever lost his pip!!. All he needs to make" perfect poster would be to acquire some sort of a canine specimen There happens to be a feud going on down in the Line Maintenance Hangar between Menard, Michael, and Howell over t he a f f e c t i on s of one T /Sgt. Catlett. May the best man win' -Sgt. W.J. Murphy Said thePfc : 'If! kiss you, wi 11 Brlyone be the wiser?' Sai d the brunette: 'That de pends on how ITXlch you know about kissing.' THIRSTY? LISTEN!! I A n ew beer parlo r f o r the men o f Tyndall Field will shortl y be opened i n the building which f ormerly housed the C loud Hop pers' orderly room. Thi s most welcome news was announced yesterday by the Special Service Office, wh o will operate t h e 3.2 oasi s in c onjunction with the P ost Exchange. The installation o f a few m oref ixtures i s expe cted to be completed within t h e next t1o1J weeks. A l s o welcome news was t h e fact that G.I.s in e ither.Class A's o r fatigues will be served. Whe n attacked b y low-flying planes, every soldier should fir e on them, unless orders. hav e bee n gi ven to the contrary. This will cause the planes to keep above the range of small arms fir e. f MOTHERS I For the Fall Term "Where the tropics b eein .. I We boas t the most attractive quarters in the South. Each group of boys are unde r com petent leaoers --men who a r e being paid the highest sala r y in the worln for their importa n t task. They are aware of their! responsibility and 'you can rest assured that your boy will b e well ta.Jren care of., bound less acres of ope n country are a vailable to all campers Rifle .ranges are plen tiful am jf your boy shows aptl tune he will be given a chance to fire fr001 the air. Medals jn the form of wings will be awarderl to the boys show ing better-than-average Accent is placeci on neat ness anrl rli scipline. Boys are asked to do l ittle tasks around the fi!!ld to prepare thl!m for LIFE. Our program is in connection with the war effort. We will meet your boy at the train. Located near greater Pana ma City, Florida, we are isolated from life's little temptations. ca-ps tne same man a g ement Locate d in Tunisia, Guada!cana! and ALa ska. A !so, ad ::anc ed units have been set up in S ic:_i!y. PLANS ARE UNDER W AY T O EX PAND Ol.R SYS'IEM TIROLIGH GERMANY, ITALY AND J APA."i. ADVT. (With to ClU11p Croft)


August 7, 1943 THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 11 uuy By BOB HAWK 1. Which of these do not have burglar's finger prints -glass-teeth: frogs, fish, birds? ware or a brass door knob? 2. A well-dressed woman might wear mink on her head. Could a man wear rabbit on his? 3. Give within five million the average weekly attendance at movies throughout the United States, according to the Hays office? 4. Does a kangaroo run on all frur legs? 10. If you had jodhpurs, would you also need a horse, a doctor or a barber? DODGER STAR KNOWS HIS OATS Did you hear about the horse who approached Leo Durocher and asked to try out for the Dodgers? Somewhat taken aback, Durocher told him to take his turn in the batters box. The horse trotted 5. In theatrical parlance, what over, picked up a bat between his is meant by "papering the house?" teeth, and proceeded to smack everything over the centerfield 6. Distinguish between luxuri-fence Impressed, Durocher asked ous and luxurient? him to take his turn in the out-field. The horse stationed him-7. What is the difference be-self in Jeft field and caught tween a gazelle, a gazette, and a kazoo? 8. If you want to play bobbing for apples, but didn't have any apples -could you substitute grapefruit, or would they 'sink? 9. Which would be more apt to give a clearer picture of a I screaming liner after screaming liner in his teeth, then neatly tossed the ball to first base. 'You're terrific,' Durocher told him, 'Now, let's see you run the bases. 'Are you kidding, the horse rep_lied indignantly, 'Whoever the hell ever heard of a horse that could run bases?' "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" YANKWIZ ANSWERS 1. Birds. 2. Yes -felt hat. 3. 85 million. 4. No. They have long and powerfUl hipd legs and relatively small fore legs which are not used for progression. 5. Letting part of the audience in on passes. 6. Luxurious pertains to luxury; luxuriant means profuse and superabundant. 7. A gazelle is an animal; a gazette is a newspaper; a kazno is a nusical toy. 8. Yes, you could substitute grapefruit. They will float. 9. Glassware. 10. A horse. ------_ / TYNDALL ''SWING SHIFT''


Gunners of thf! Week 0 0 PFC. CLIFFORD VANDER BUSCH Squadr-o n A EatonJ Wis. J is the home town of Squadron A's "Gunner of the Week." ... Is 19 and a graduate of the Water D ivision School in that town. Previous to induction at F ort Sheridan) Ill. J was empl oyed. as truck driver. After basic train-ing at Miami Beach) Vanden Busch was sent to Scott Field) Ill. J where he completed the radio course. lSTISGT. THOMAS W McLEAN, JR. Squadr-on D Originally assigned to the Infantry) he took a break in rank in order to transfer to the para-troops. .. Met with an unfortun-ate accident which disqualified him from jumping grounded. and he was Meanwhile) he had made 19 leaps while and deSperately wanted to get back in the air .. ... Transferred t o AAF for flex-ible gunnery training. town is Valdosta) Ga. years old. ... Home is 2.) I PVT. EVEREST WAGONER Squadr-on B Entered Army Sept. 1J 1942 and received basic training a t Key Field) Miss. ... Hails from Grin-nell) Kan. J where he worked in dad's manufacturing plant. Completed Oldsmobile Armament School at LbnsingJ Mich.J and has been stationed a t Robbins Field) Ga.J Hattiesburg) Miss. J and Avon Park J Fla. Enjoys baseball and hunting ... IS 22 years old. SGT. RAYMOND E STORCKER Squadron E Born in Elmira) N:Y.J calls Reading J Pa. J "home. ... Enlist-ed in Fie l d Artillery in Jan. 1941; transferred to Tank Des-troyer outfit eight months later and in August of 1942) entered AAF. Previous training was as aircraft engine mechanic at M iddletown Air Depot) Pa.J and was doing similar work at Robbins Field) Ga. J when assigned here for gun-nery course. ... Was test engin-eer on B-25 at Robbins Field. CPL. WILLIAN KELLY Squadr-on C A graduate of radio school a t Truax Field) Wis.J and radio ob server's school at Boca Raton) Fla. J he enlisted i n the AAF in Washington) D. C. in Oct. 1941. Was born in Southern Pines) N.C. ) but calls Was.hingtonJ D.C. his home town .... Was hotel clerk there previous to Army enlistment. He received basic training at St. petersburg) Fla. J is 20 yean oldJ and is partial to football. PFC. DON HUNTLEY Squadron F Entered Army in Jan. 1943 ... Received basic training at Miami Beach .. .Is a graduate of the Armorer's School at Lowry Field) Co lo. Employed as a tool designer and engineer in civilian life ... H oped to become pilot but eyesight interfered. Is 19 years old and expects to be kept here as i B s t r u c t o r ... Will shoot in competition with Fort Myers' gunners this weekend.

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