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Page 2 I Target PUILISHED ON SATURDAYS BY TiiF SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICE FOR PER SONNEL OF 1HE AAF FLEXIILE GUNP NERY SOiOOL, PIl, Harry Bardi. Columnists: S/Sgt,. Steve Libby, P fc. E. T. Del byck, Art Work: S/Sgt, Frank Born, Set. Marshall Gooanm, S/Sct. Fred Slade, Photogrsphy and Reproduction: M/ Sg t, W Ruby, 'Ii'SJt. W. Castle,, T/Sgt, J, Mitchell, S/Sgt, F O.urchi.ll, Sgt D. Levinaon, Cpl. L Shaw, S/Sgt, J, Montgomery, S /Sgt, J Webster, S/Sgt, R Keough, Sgt, A. Loud is, Sgt. 1, Marsick, ctl. E. Tackett., Pvt. W. Daniels, P fc. H. Care, Th e T yn d a 11 Target r e c e i v e s aterial supplied by Cap "es paper Service, War Dept., 205 E. 42nd St., "YC. Credited aterial ay not be republished without t>rior pe.r. iss n fro CNS. TEHERAN TALK A simple house nestling at the foot of the snow-:-capped peaks of the Elblrz Mountains Iran, was recently the scene of an epochal first meeting between the Messrs. Roosevelt, Stalin and Clurchill. These three, representing the greatness of the Allied Nations at war, arrived in Teheran on November 28, for THE TYNDALL TARGET PRISON ER"S In the first verse of the fourth chapter of Ephe s i an s, t h e Ap o s t l e Paul in d i cates t h at h e i s wri tin gr this letter from a prison camp. He speaks of himself as "The Prisoner of the Lord. This statement would' appear rather c .ontradictory when we consider his many discourses on Christain liberty. It seems even more so when we consider the many inestimable joys and which he declares will come from one's relationship to Christ. This story comingr out of the African Campaigrn will perhaps help clear the seemingr difficulty. Upon one -occasion, it is said, a British officer was captured by the Italians He regristered a strongr protest at the very inpalitable plate of macaroni which they served him for supper. All the Italians readily agrreed with the officer that such a dish w .as not even fit for hogrs, but it was the only thingr which they had between themsel..ves and starvation. Then the British officer begran to reminisce in their pre sence of all the choice foods he had partaken of in the British camp. The Italians went into a huddle and re.turned to announce. "We have decided to be your Prisoners instead. Will you take us to your camp?" .. To be a priso.ner o f the Lord and parta_ke of the divine blessingrs in His camP is more desirable than to remain in our own veritable p .rison c amP of sinful n e s s and sP i ri tu a l s t a rv at i on. SCHEDULE OF SERVICES PROTESTANT Sunday Sunday School at Post ChaJ)el,,,,_,,,,,,, g:oo A.M. WorshiJl at Colored Recreation Hall,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,g:oo A.M. Worship at Post Chape l 10:CXl A.M. Worship in SkUnk Hollow" 10:00 A.M. Evenin g WdrshiJl at Post C haJ)el 7:30 P.M. Tuesday Fellowship Meeting 7: CO P.M. Wednesday Choir Rehearsal 7:00 P.M. the opening of the historic CA7HOLIC conference. Sunday Masses Ah amazing amiability feaPost ChaJ)el ..... 8:00A.M. Post Theater 10:00 A.M. tured the talks of the 'Big Post ChaJ)el ,, ,, .11: 15 A.M. Three' and when on November_ Dally Masses ................ ..... 5:30P.M. Can!esslons saturday, 7:00P.M. 30, the British, Legation gave (and any time the c haJ)lain is in o!!ice) a dinner party in honor of JEWISH Worship Service .- Friday, 30 P.M. Churchill's 69th birthday, Prem ier Stalin h a d himself a News From Your Own Home Town fine time aJTlbling genially around the table clinking glasses with each man, and himself raising his glass to: "My Fighting Friend Churchill." "My Fighting Friend Roosev elt." Pr.ime purpose of the Teheran conference was to fix the time for the full scale invasion of Hitler's sagging Fortress Ei.J ropa. With the 'Big Three 1 acting in concert with their military advisers complete agreement was reached, to quote from the original text of the declaration, "as to the scope and timing of operations which will b e underneath from the East, West and South." The written manifest which included also plans for an en-( Continued on Page 1 0 ) Salt Lake City (CNS)-Local parents have requested depart m ent store Santa Clauses not to be so lavish with their promises this year. After all, they point out, it' s the pq.rents who pay. Trenton, N. J. (CNS) -The State Assembly was discussing a proposal to pay Assemblymen more than the $500 a year they are now receiving w h e n 54-year old Assemblyman Thomas M. Muir stood up. I want you to know" h e said "that I don't have to do this for a living. I'm independent. My mother's a welder." Springfield, Mass. (CNS)-A local foundry has applied for ex-, tra ration coupons to fatten up its workers. Some work ers have lost from 20 to 47 pounds since food rationing began, the finn complains. Wilmington, Del. (CNS)-"The meanest man in the world" gave 6-year-old David Minhaldt two pennies for his tricycle, put it into his automobile and drove off. New York (CNS)-A horse fell into a manhole Wihile pulling a wagon along West street the other day and it took five cops and a crane two hours to get him out. North Adams, Mass. (CNS)-No one showed up to v -ote at the annual caucus to nominate Republican candidates for the city e l ectio n here and so the election officer, Sceva Whitney, declined to vote herself. "There would be nothing secret about my .ballot," she declare d Oakland, Cal. (CNS)-A de partment store offered 4,0oo : pairs of silk stockings in a special anniversary sale. The cops prevent e d loss of life among the custom ers in the riot that followed. Osseo, Minn. (CNS) -Nick Hae p use d to entertain friends by picking up a table with his teeth. But two m e n gave him such a ter:.. rible b eating that his teeth have now lost their grip. So, deprived of his greatest social accomplishment, Hae p has sued the pair for $ 5,000. QJESTION: to[b YOU THINK THAT YOUR DUTIES AS A SQuADRON ClERK QUALIFY YOU FOR A FIRST SER GEANT' s uOB?" Interviews and 'Photos By SGT. DAN LEVINOON CPL. ROBERT C. SHIJIE, Ccmb-ridge, Mass.; "Yes, I believe I'd be qua Li ji ed for it, be-: couse I'm famiLiar with the of a lst/Sgt." S/SGT. D"ffiGHT J, BOILEAU, Kansas City, M_o.; 69th: "Yes, til lst/Sgt. and Squadron CLerk both have hair-puLLing jobs. I don't beLieve the difference in pay couLd make me 'any grayer. SGT. DA YID G. RIDLON, PortLatul, "Maine; "No. Even though I feeL I couLd hatulLe the job, I have other ambitions in mind whiLe in the Army." CPL. JOSEPH BRACCI, Syracuse, N .Y.; 907th: "Yes, because my duties are practicaLLy the same gxcept that I don't have a june tion o j commatul. It j,s my opinion that a good l st/Sgt. must .have an administrative bac kg rcnmd. S/SGT. ELMER MORRIS, DaLLas, Texas; Guard s quadr.on: "No. There's too many connected wi"th it--as f t is I" have enough headach es.


December 11 1943 CIVILIAN EMPLOYES GET AWARDS AT CEREMONY Several Hundred Honored For Devotion To Duty Several hundred Tyndall clv111an this week received lapel emblems awarded to them 1n recognition or their d e votion to duty, All employes whohave served ror six months or more wither t1c1ency ratings or g ood" or better receive d the emblems, which consist or the Air Corps insignia s uperimposed on a blue ribbon. THE TYNDALL T ARGET Page 3 -C IVILIANS RECEIVE DECORATIONS FOR THEI R WnRK Lt. Col. Jac k L. Randolph presen ted the emblems at a ceremony ori. the ramp 1n rron t or the old hangar. He declared that the Army's clv111an employes "have rendered your best to your country,,,,someth1ng or which you may justly be proud," Civilian employes of Tyndall Field Wednesday received from the War Department blue ribbons Miss Florence Canter, or Civilbearing the Air Forces insignia to wear in their lapels--awards signifying that they had com-pleted six months or more service with ratings of "good" or better This picture shows the 1ari Personnel, as spokesman ror crowd which gathered in front of the stand where Lt. Col. Randolph presented the emblems. the c1v111an employes accepted the ribbons by saying the emblems make us reel even more like soldie-rs because they are so much like the ribbons which are award ed to the men and women 1n the servl ce, "An Army or a Navy," Colonel Randolph said, "1s no stronger than the will and determination or the people at home. BY their will and determination an Army or a Navy 1s supplied with the weap ons to carry on successruny at. the fronts, Such team work calls ror sacr1!1ces at home and at the fronts. Absenteeism 1s more than hindrance. to the war e rrort, It is aid and comfort--even assistance--to the enemy. "Today; two years arter our declaration or war, it 1s evident to ourselves and our allies and our enemies that American industry met the test, On every battlefront American-made tools or war are dealing blows which are shaping the war which we all hope will be rushed to an early con Clus1on. 'fhat goal waJs not reached without sacr1t1ce on the or civ111an workers." Major Loren A. Bryan, command ing officer or the Air Service Command's 88th SUb-Sepot, in in troducing Colonel Randolph said that "we all know that the success or our armed rorces 1s completely dependent upon the accomplishments or our C1V111an comrades. n USO CAMP SHOW AT POST THEATER WEDNESDAY "It's a Pleasure," a USO camp show 1nclud1ng, musical; dancing and comedy acts, will appear at the Post Theater at 7 and 8:30 P.M. next Wednesday, In the cast are Gene Clayton, comedY, magic and gags; Tyler and Renard and Company, comedy; Bobby Carr and company, singing and comedY act; Gavin, "sophi sticated Slng er of songs"; Red Pepper, "300 pounds or mirth and melody" and MC; and Ronald McCutcheon, plan-1st and musical conductor. COLORED MEDICAL BOYS HAVE BANQUET AT HOSPITAL November goe s out, but l-eaves an e vent that will long linge r in the memory or the colore d Medical boys, A banquet war;; given in their honor at the Station Has p! tal. The master or ceremoni es, Cpl. Perry, presente d a program which included a reading by Mrs. Beula Moore ; jitterbug dance, Dlt and Dot; solo, Audry M1tch ell; solo, Mrs. Frankie Perry, The menu consisted or ste aks, mixed vegetables, s hrimp, Fren c h rrled potatoes, and lee cream ror dessert, The drinks were corree, milk and coca cola. Gue-sts wer e Prof esso r and Mrs. R.V. Moore Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Word, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Bright, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. Oakes, Mr. and Mrs.C,J, Devalt, Miss Flossie Jones, Miss Fannie Gnmore, Major and Mrs. Miller, Capt, and Mrs, Pee, Lt. and Mrs Garrett, Lt. James F. D axton and L t, C oe. Pre. William Adams and Miss Gass1e Roseberry won first prize 1n a jitterbug contest, Second prize was won by Pvt. Char!es w. Smalls and Dot or the D1 t and Dot team, with third pr1ze go1ng to Pre. and Mrs. Hurley The m ess hall was decorated 1n red, white and blue, OUR FRONT COVER Our front cover this week is a shot of Pvt. Curry K. Rhodes 'shooting the sun' on the deck of the tt. U.S. Army Crash boat, P-116. Gathered around the sextant are the other navigational neophytes of the 1003rd Q.M. Boat Company's first class in Mari"ne Navigation, while looking on with evident approval is the class instructor, Capt. Jack Manson. / For additional details about the course, see 'Tyndall's Soldiers Go To Sea' on Page 9. The picture was taken by Sgt. Dan Levinson. 'ST. LOUIS BLUES' TO BE BROADCAST A S T YNDALL PLAYHOUSE OFFERING WEDNESDA Y KIGHT The Tyndall Field Radio Play hous e pro gram, heard w eekly over W DLP o n Wednes da ys at 8:30 will next w e ek feature a dramati c play originally broadcast by the Columbia Broadcasting System a s a C olumbia Workshop presentation. The play, "'lhe St. LOuis Blues," i s a n1ghly dramatic orrering 1n five separate scen es, and fea tures many or the Tyndall Field Radio Playhouse ravorltes L ts. Ed Merritt and Joe Wiggins; .1stjSgts Al Nelson and Mabel Pickett; SjSgt, Arnold Mll gate n; S gts. saul Sam1or, Art Mazzola, and wurred Cror ts; Cpls. VickY Fox and Marlon McGee; and Pvts. Judd Hubert, B o b Glenn, and Her bert Lippman are all included ln the cast. Direction and production or the play are by SjSgt. Steve Libby, and m echanical erre cts will b e s upervised tu S gt. Wilfred C ro fts. st. L ouis Blue s n dea l s wit h a n igh t c lub scen e e nters a trans i tl o n 1n to s everal othe r s ; t h e h o m e or an I tall an ramll:Y; t h e Africa n jung l e ; a board a ship during a tropical s torm; a boar d a plane ln the same s t orm; and o the r brie r narrat i ves comple t e the plot. P e r s onnel who would like t o s e e t h e program are 1nv 1 ted t o w1 tn ess t h e show in the WAC dayroom W ednesday nig h t The au d i e n ce mus t arrive befor e 8: 15. PRIMARIES IN LOUISIANA WASHINGTON (CNS)--Pr1mary elections !or Louisiana will be Jan, 18 and Feb. 29. S e r v i cemen whose voting reside n c e 1 s 1 ou1s1ana and w ho wish to vote should get abs ente e ballot applications tram orderl y rooms. If unavallable, ballot s may b e obtained rrom th e Secretary or State, Bato n Rouge, WHAT'S DOING NEXT WEEK SUNDAY 12: 45 P.N, Musical Hour at Post Theater. W/0 Missal Commentatrr. NCM>AY 12:30 P.N. Squadron A&R Re presentatives Meeting at Athletic Office. 7:00 P,N, Novie a a t Station Hospital 8:30 P,M, Mov a t Receiving 'JUESDAY 8 :00 P,M, Weekly Dllllce at T/F Band broadcast aver WII.P. 8:00P.M. Movie at Colored R e c Hall. W!DaSDAY 12:30 P.M. Special S ervice Non Com Meeting at Post Library. 5:30 P.M. Inter-Squadron Touch Football G!lllles. 7 :00 & 8 : 30 P, M, Us:> Camr Show "It's a Pleasure" at {lost 7:00P.M. Proteataot choir re hearsal, Post Ol.apel. 7:00 P,M; Weekly Variety Show at Recei vi.ng Pool. 7:00P.M Boxin& a t t h e Colored Rec HaJ.L 8 :30P.M. R adio b r o a dc a a t ov e r WDI.P. T/F Radio Playhr:use. 111URSDAY 6:30 P,N, Radio lorkahir period, 7:00 P.M N ov iea at Station HospitaJ.. 8:00 P,M, R e1ular weeklyCli dance at Rec Hall. T /F Ban,d broadcast aver WDLP. 6:00 P,M Re1ul a r weekly color ed GI dance at Cblored Rec Hall. 8:30 P,M, Movi u at Recaivin1 FRIDAY 7:30 P ,N, Boxin1 bouta a t R a cei vi.Di Pool. 8:00 P.M. Movie at Color.d Rae Hall. SAniRDAY 7:00 P,M Moviea at Station Hospital. 8:30 P.M Moviea at Recaivin1 Squadron


P .age 4 As I P. f. c. IT NOW AND FOREVER Something Hitler would have given Goebbel' s right eye ror, would have been a seat at the Teheran conference table while the t&lks between the Big Three were at their height. Or again, this column may be mistaken, since it is oQe thing to hear about your death warrant being draft e d --but still another to have to be present at the s1gnatbrial proceedings. When the second front doe s open Hitler had better look to the 'Illird Reichs rear-a likely place ror the invasion kick. The air over New Britain and Bougainville in the South Paci fie, snd the. open waters that .surround them a .re freighted with danger lor the ]aps who are based there. CeaBelessly patrolling that patch o I blue sea and sky are the aerial giants of the Allies and woe be tide the luckless Zero or surface craft that ventures forth, for Allied bombs are exhibiting a rare allini ty lor Rising Sun targets these days due perhaps to the lesson of pearlHarbor. And our record since that black day is. really one for the books. Which is the American way of saying that we are out to get all .the Japanese royalties on that limited edition of a man-Tojo. It appears as tho rain nor snow nor sleet can keep the Russian males rrom making their appointed rounds. nay arter weary day, the Reds are giving the Nazis something to write home about as the RUSSian buck continues to plough forwa rd through softening German resistance. Last week, Stalin s stalwarts captured 22 hamlets and routed thousands or the followers or the man who would be king. Like most bad actors the Nazis excel in murrin g their cues, this tim e however, they are in grave danger.or discovering all too late, that most or their lines are either missing. or lie burled beneath .the season s !inal curtain in the deep Dnieper snows From the Swiss-Italian frontier comes an unconfirmed report of the firing squad execution of Count Galeazzo Ciano, former Fascist foreign minister of Italy, and aon-in-law to the deposed Il Duce. Repudiated by the German news agency DNB which broadcast a denial, it remains to be s .een whether it is the story or C1ano that is full of holes. Notorious for his greed and affaires amour, and sponsored by his Premier father-in-law, cisno rose high in the Fascist council before his falling out with Mussolini. In formed circles incline to the theory that his death was a direct result of in-law trouble. .pfc. E. T. Delbyck Swooncrooner Sinatra Classified 1 A in Draft Jersey City, N. J. (CNS)Frank Sinatra, the swooncrooner who excites very young maidens, has b ee n classifi e d IA. The draft board probably won't send greet ings till about Jan. 15. Incidentally th e swooncroo ner is expecting his second child. THE "TYNDALL '1'1\RGET MY FAVORITE PHOTO II 8 y THEIR INSIGNIA YE SHALL KNOW THEN 11 One of tlie most collectingest. guys on Tyndall Field is lst/Sgt. Clare Willcut of Squadron C. How, some people_go in for collecting stamps, or, even blondes--but Wlllcut decided being a numismatist, philatelist or wolf, in order to concentrate on the intricate and painstaking task of collecting Army shoulder patches and insignias. Although specializing in U.S. Army emblems, Willcut the !n signias of several of our Allies to hi s collectton, tncludtng Dutch and French regimental badges. In his favorite photo {above) the sergeant is pictured with his collection. He is shown pointing to the U.S. Army's 2nd Division insignia. He claims he has.been trying for that emblem for more than three years and now that he has at 1 ast obtained one, considers it among his most valuable additions. as to why the 2nd Division insignia was so hard to acquire, Willcut explained that no one whom he had ever met that had one was willing to surrender it. Upon further questioning we learned that he finally obtained it through the efforts of one of his "agents" (a friend) up in Chicago. The se-rgeant started his. collection back in 1935, when first-entered the service. He transferred to the AAF tn Along l_ Main Stem Cecil B. DeMille will direct Paramount s The Story or Dr. Wassell" Gary Cooper will be r eatured Dunninger, the mind-reader, conducts an unusual show over BWE Give it a listen sometime ....... Paramount Will re-issue "The Sign or the Cross With the original cast> plus a rew leading players in an added sequence This old religious pic is one or the ten greats or all time ...... Life Magazine Calls Ellery Queen, NBC programer "the logical successor to Sherlock Holmes Fred Allen will return to CBS-M'KL in his familiar rrogram .on Dec. 12 He will have an en tirely new unannounced cast in his Texaco Star Theater Abbott and Costello reserve 100 seats on the stage for their week ly broadcasts They're for visiting servicemen mie Durante has a French Tutor What next? MGM' s nf?r orus 'Mr. Co-ed' will star Re skelton and Esther Williams With a bevy of 100 of the world's most beauteous gals Otrie' starring Greer Garson and Walter Pigeon, will world T remiere in Los Angeles The film is directed by Mervyn LeRoy, ;roduced by Sidney Franklin, the sane COUf 1 e who gave you 'RandomHarvest' and 'Mrs. Miniver. December, To date his collection includes shoulder WAGON WHEEL-Ada Beth patches and metal regimental insignias. Peaker, a chorister on NBC's Willcut comes from Souix City, South Dakota, is married and "Carnation Contented" program, t demonstrates how this useful has three children. He and his family reside in Panama Ci Y invention operates. Note how In closing the conversation, Willcut hurriedly added, "I'm 28 spokesfanoutfrom hub. __ o_ld __ a_n_d __ l_i_k_e __ c_a_l_v_e_r_t_s __ w_h1irs_k_e_y_I_" ____ ... Movie star Braun is sent several weeks or intensive now a Wac at.Fort Des Moines. study b y the participants, and S he was reatured in "The Falcon should be the source or much en-and the Co-eds ; CBStar Joyment ror the attending audl-Mel Blanc, who .portrays "Bugs en ce or orflcers, enlisted perBunny on the air, wears a rabbit PUBLIC SPEAKING CONTEST PLANNED There will be a Speaking Cont.est h eld at Tyndall Field in t h e near ruture, it was announced today and all persons interested are invited to contact SfSgt. Steve Libby at 3137 ror rurther and m ore complete ln r ormat i o n. Enlisted m e n and Wacs will participate 1n the contest, which will be held in about s i x w eeks The contest, spons o red Jointly by t h e Special Serv ices and Public Relations Or!ices, Will pre-suit at the mike He also eats sonnel, and wives. raw carrots while on the air, It is expected that the contest will be 1n mid-January at either Just ror errect Bill Stern, NBC Sports announcer, will the Post Theater or at the R ec do the Bowl game on Jan. 1 Hall. SUitable prizes will be Its the !lrst time in Bowl his-awarded the winning contestants, t th t b th teams have been ory a o it was added. ---------chosen rrom the West coast Ever since the Errol Flynn case, the Hollywood wolves, ins teacf of howling 'ooOOooww' now go, 'Hi:x>owwoool d are YOOOOO?' Joan Fontaine has completed her work in "Frenchmans Creek she's now vaca tioning in New HampsMre.


D Greetings, gates Let's am-Dottie Lamour Christble about good ole Tyndall Tech mas party for the kids of ofand 1.1ncover dirt here'n'thar ficers and Gl's at Post Theater I-t. ]olin'Monaghan and Miss Dec. 211 If you want y-our son Hope Hurst rate the' dqffs of or dotter to attend, call the the derby for the 'fh_ey cnaplair1 at 2120 W/0 were.wed in the Chapel on WedAltvater and Gl's Willetts, nesday last ..... YoungCpl. Henley, Harris, Koskela, and Singleton, son of Capt. Emmett Rovezzi off to Br-iggs at DeSingleton, has been promoted to t roit .for a course At the it was announced to-factory they'll study turrets day He is rapidly becoming ana such Then there the mascot of Post Hq was the music ian {he got aTjSgt. Milroy, sso gent, has round} who said: from school at WashBo .th women and piano:! ington & Lef! Says the school Are similar in brand, is really rough, but the sur-Some of them are upright, And some of them are gr.and. rounding countryside a great place Bill Daniels, 'II unasauming staff artist for Photo-Reproduction Section, quietly wed two weeks ago when the o.a.o. slipped down from the far north for the ceremony and then forsook this June -wea ther for the Yankee snows Reports are thatSgt.Al Loudis, multigrapher extraordinary for th.e reproduction section, will be the next inthat building to trip to the altar ... Lt. Mildred Gee, formerly associated with the T/F De tachment, is now co of the Wacs at Buckingham Field Pfc. Joe Slusarz of the 3119th formerly handled his own band He's really a great pi.anist and plays classics, modern and boag ie PT these days is no longer a pleasure What with no more ath.letics, the stuff is really tearing down the cells of our bodies Speaking of PT, Sgt. Joe MO rales is back on area 12, working with Lt. Geueder, Sgt. Dick Morris, and Cpl. Guido Conte Two of Panama City's most ardent church-goers: Sgt. Horace O'Shields and his wife a :pair of mighty swell South Carolinians Lt. J.K. Hughea 'Every time I hop out of a B-24 I turn around and aay 'There; you big son-of a-gun, I've done it again'' 'Se:r: he p,refera a 24 to a 11 Add big names dept.: Honysdy, Santistevan, Duplechain, Pokr:r:ywinaki, Jar:r:ynka, Richendollar, Occhiu:r:zo, Villalobos, Mnis :r:ewski, 'Iarussi, Schweibinz, and Siegentha,ler Th .ey' re all gunners at Tyndall Tech T /F Radio Plciyhouse next' of fer i ng on Wednesday w i 11 feature about 20 in the cast it's a CBS workshop play, a honey, entitled, "The St. Louis Blues; WDLP, 8:30 l< itty Safar, one of Tyndal T Field's nicer civilian employ-. es, .leav es for a 'better job in Washington the first of the year Best of luck, l

Page 6 THE TYN;DALL TARGET NEWS FROM THE The Instructor Squadron' wishes to take this opportunity t o welcome its new C. 0., Captain Hill. We a ll hope h is stay with u s will b e both long and pfeasant. Wha t with the l eaY in g of men fo r Combat and Yuma we <:.r e nO\\' min us some of the old familia r face:; 'vVe a ll said good-bye this \\eek to Sgts. Powell, Rach o r and Shannon. Good luc k f e llows. wednesday morning bro u ght the usual after pay-day h ang overs. Among those lookin g extra bad wer e Sgts. and Puit. Vi' hat's the m atte r fe! I O \ \ 'S, no aspi r in ? That extr a broad smile on Sgt.. Rosier's face was d u e to the Jetter from his home telling that ViTaJter Jr. \\as now walking b y himself. We understand that h e is a good-look-ing b oy. Takes after his i nother, no doubt. P fc. Guber came out on the short end of t h e de a l t h e other day w h e n someone tr::decl t\\'O pairs of 0. D pants for one and the pair they left didn't e\e n f i t. Oh well Guber, a r e bad all over. Sgt. B ryant, t hat man about town is really sweatin g this week end out. It seems his wife i s comin g fo r a SAD TRACK,, ("MOVING BASE") Squadron C Barracks 43 8 finally nose d out the. favorite B ::rracks 406 by winning the Squad10:1 inspectwn Saturday. It was a close race a ll the way, but by a great burst of speed at the closing wire, 438 won the light to have passes for Sunday. Hope tha t all the students tha t went to tow n Sunday saw :: ll the sights in Panama City. Also in the race a n d bunc hed close toget her was Barracks 4<15, 434 and 432. This week we are b etting on 4 35 so let's go 435, and show the other b arracks tha t I can pick a winner, maybe. This g u y who t r ies to write articl e, had a swell suppe r F riday night a t the Cub:: n Cabins. No fel Ia's, it was not a meal that yo\,1 can buy, it was just a home cooked bean supper. I am still raving about it. I a lways thought Boston was the home of baken beans, as I h a il from tha t city, but Mrs. W ill cut, yes Ser geant, your wife can bake beans with the best of them. Our students seem t o b e making the grade w i t h those c harming Wac's --Who were those students in our clay room Sunday ni ght with such lovel y company. It was the best our d<:J.y room ever looked. Sgt. Samu e l N. Fulto n our own "ami a ble" supply man, adores those cute q uesti o n s t h a t our student gun ners ::sk him. B:e is the kind of a guy tha t makes sure w hen the c la-ss is ready to leave this squadron, that a ll scuuents a r e fully issued all \'isit. Good luc k B ryant, you'll need it. c lothing that h e can obtain. QUESTION OF 'n--.L:8 vvEEK: 'vVho is the Squadron Romeo? H e r e is a tip, men, h e lives in Barracks 435, and i s now sweatin g out o n e o f those furlo u g h s. T o the winner, goes one bottl e of Coca-Cola, by the "Romeo" himse l f. W h y is i t w hen S g t. E llison goes to town the parents of a ll the good looking girl s l oc k all t h e doors? Coulcl it b e w hat everyon e says is true 7 Gosh! If a n y one sees a pair of pants f ollowing a Staff Sgt. don't be aiarmed. They beiong to Vasilenko and h e wants t hem to follow him v.hen h P ships. That's all this week. -Sgt. Haney H. Winf' Flashes Squadron D -count.of it there is J ust noth1 'ng 1n "Sleep come on and take me." the army tha t can compare with That's been our theme song for the tha t time. whic h is given to fur-past week with Waller Trainer keep-l o u ghs. Although he didn' t take the ing us busy until the wee h ours of f t -1-----------------the morning. Pity the poor C. Q. a a step h e was non-committa l Am I righ. t -Miss Lucy Bell Calen about the l a test heart interest. Our der? getting us out as l a t e as quarter to Supply Sgt. Litkenhaus returned t w elve and getting a b o u t three hours from Ohio and w ill be back ih the-These local restrictions are cer-sleep before the "You Gotta Get Up d tainl y playing havoc with our grm in a b out a month he assures Whistle." Well there's one conso-A eel men. Imagi n e having a Saturday lation and tha t is tha t it i s a ll over u s. 11 he' s thinking about is the ht d t II d ff d th "d f duration plus six and that can't come mg a e ca e o an e ay o now. The end of this week a lso too quickly he says. reckoning" so close at hand? Cheer. meant the h a lfway mark of sch oo l This week saw some of our old 1 nup, Eddie-our C 0. is merely trying ::nd with a couple more p hase c heck s, t t t o save you for the little woman. L l h I d ground f' f. 1 s rue ors leave this station to go to The s unsh1 ne k1'd 1'sn't doi'ng half. __ ast \\ee \ t e bow m g team di G !rmg, m a com preYuny A h "' n_zo_ na, as part of a cadre of b not h a Y e a c h a n ce to show its s kill, ens1 v e then air to air and we'll be 1 4 1 ad either. I hear t e ll that he makes due to a slight m ixup in t h e arr<:.ngeveterans. But that covers a l o t of instructors. Sgts. Kane-and breaks dates so fast now--that fro m bids J ors a a t new s chool. G oo d luck pect t o resume p lay and win a few furlough this week and from his acfellows. And did you notice how the cur-mole ga1 :1e s Our gang has r olled 1-------------------j-,..-----------------1 rent physic:: examin atio n s have re its \\ay to the top and a r e going to freshments. The ..refreshments w ill MedICWOeS stored o ld Luke's appetite ? He can't stay there. b e free bee,;: n d oth e r drinks for e v w ait now for his noon meal. He's This \\eek Sgt. Grubb left for eryone on the post. Slow l y the hospita l staff car came. got to barge in a head of a ll and sun-school a nd at t h e same. time Sgt. T h e First Sergeant commente d on t o a h alt. Out' stepped Sgt. La Saldry to s atisfy tha t stomach of his. Pr,rke r returne d from fUJl o ugh. Sgt. the fine s howin g of the squadr o n o n v i a to h e l p hi s "fare" from his seaL Even my boy Sta rn is going back Wink and a f e w other Sergeants a r e o.1r last i nsr:cction. Thanks to the We exp ec ted a General to step out-on me. Those c igars h e used to pass going to miss ou r good buddy Grubb. boys \\hq stood insr:ecti o n last week a t least. But calmly and quite -cas-off to me are gradually finding_ a P arker has announced hi s return in You clid a goo d job, fellows. u a lly, out s tepped "Bring 'Em Back: haven e lsewhere. He's passed up my no mi l d te>ms. H e had a swell time FEow m en have asked about the Alive" Saunders with a carload of. stripes fo r a leaf. Tha t boy is as and Texas is s till the best place this f ellow \\' h O returne:I l ast Saturday snakes. S heepi shly L a S a l v i a l ook-fi ckle as a woma n. side of T F. \\'ith a toad, the n2.me i s Joe and a n eel over both s h oulders to see whethThe r e are a couple of "ex-Para-Spec i a l services announced this with a t r xi. It see:11s t h a t t hi s e r anybody had witnessed his emtroops" here in the detachment who past week that. starting the fi1 st of gent \\as boanlinga cab in our fair barrassin g situation and after a sigh. are seriou s l y consideri-ng "putting in" the yf:ar there would be separate tm:n. F e wa!; anp!oach ed by an-of r eliefh e went about his lmsi'as nurses a ides. It seems tha t tha t dr,nres for the permanent p arty and othe:individual w h o \\a s a bit on the ness as if nothing h a d happen ed. is a b out the only thing that ,the y can the students. It i s up to the r:e rsil.tciv s:de of lif e Our friend was Now says "Shorty"-I've driven qu;:!ify for. mancn t p arty men to ht\ e these bnc:k to the field by his them a ll. Our hats are off to the greatest dances continue in lime to rome If newly r-_:::quired f riend and was givWe welcome the addition try the littl e sport this s ide of heaven Her Y'>U men of the permanent personnel e n the of pay:ng the bi ll. Army Nurse Corps of Lt. C h a rl otte c h arm and. grace are tbe obvious drm't attend, the dances wil l be dis-Our friend has regrets a nd, Elline r If you r e wond ering w h y the reasons w h y the fireb e ll in Dozier c:r,ntinued. The students w ill t al'e lik e the Finunc:e Dept., will neve r hospita l i s running more tha n it's Alabama, rings each ni ght. O\'C:r the night that Y"L cue to have. tn1st another G. J. H e r eq uested p 1esenl capacity-----your reason could --Sgt. -A. S. Jackrel. I t s up lf> yr,u, Another antha.t this .,nming h e put into this ve r y easil y b e right. nr,unr r.:J:r.:nt by S. S. denl s \1ith cnlttmn. lindO\lhtec !!y i t wi l l be tri .ed W e wonder w h e n B ill Volk is goChrisl!:J::s. Thrrc will be an open Rg-ain iin

THE TYNDAI,L TARGET Final, inexorable plans for destroying the Gennan army by offensives from the east, west and south were announced by Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill at the conclusion of their conference in Teheran, Iran. "No power oh earth can prevent our destroying the Gennan armies by land, their U-boats by sea, and their war plants from the air. our attacks will be relentless and increasing," the three leaders declared. The final victory strategy fixed "the scope and timing of operations" for an AmericanBritish invasion of western Ellrope and for a secondary as1 sault from the south either through Italy, the Balkans or the south of France. which was allied with Gennany in the last war--would cooperate either di or indirectly. The "experts" thoupht that there was little chance Turkey would immediately declare war on Ge!l'lany, because 'I\1rkey i s close to sizeable German .e:round forces and air fields. How ever, British officials droied a report that Geman and Bul f>:arian forces were massing along the Thrldsh border. Field Marshal J9-n Christian Slluts, of the Uruon of South Afr:U:a and a member of the British war cabinet, in a press conference said that the "greatest news" of the three historic Allied conferences is yet to be told. He said that what the world Washington military experts doesn't know about the meetbelieved tnat the final crushings is more important than ing offensives might be start-what it was told. ed late this winter or early And he exnressed hope for next sumner. The co.nference "also looked ahead to the days of peace. victory by Christmas of next year. .. ,. .,. .. ... Coast Guard Hunts U-Boats Photo b y Unite d Sta tes Coast Guard Depth Charge s e t b y the tell-signs which show whether "And as to the peace, the combined statement of the three ieaders said, "we are sure that our concord will make it an enduring peace a peace which will command the good British and American troops United States Coast Guard threatens or not their high explosive has who by now have become ex-Nazi submarines operating in the been successful. The Coast Guard perienced mountain fighters __ m a io_r_it_y __ o_f __ __ __ have ousted the Germans from and barbed wire entanf>:lanents Japan's bases in the Marshall most of their mountain posi-On Mt. Maggiore, where much Islands in the central Pacific tions tn Italy. of the important mountain indicated that perhaps the Al-. will of the overwhelming mass)es of the peoples of the world Now, for a large part, the fighting took place, the Amer-lies-which in that area means battJ_e is expected to become i cans had not been alle to the Americans--were getting and banish the scourge and a contest of armored forces, terror of war for many genera-for on the Rome side of the tions ..... We shall seek the mountains is a wide valley cooperation and active partie-where tanks can operate. ipation (in solvinff the prob-On the Fifth Army's front, lems of peace) of all nations, on the western side of the large and smap, whose peoples Italian peninsula, the weather in heart and. mind are dedicat-was :lmprciving and floods were ed, as are our om peoples, to subsiding, two factors favorthe elimination of tyranny and ing the Allies' advance. slavery, oppression and intol-The Fifth Army, which in. erance. We will welcome them eludes many .Americans, chased as they may choose to come in-the Nazis from all their imto a world family of democrat-portant heights on the western i:c natic:ns ... ) Following the Teheran meet--ing, Roosevelt and Churchill in a three-day conference with President Inonu of Turkey found that their nations are bound by the "closest unity." fussia also was represented at most-of the sessions the Thrldsh leader. Most quarters thought that the conferences with Turkey would lead to a full-scale campaign in the Balkans, with the assurance that Turkey--part of the nowerful German winter line. One of the strongly fortified areas captured by the Fifth was referr ed to in press dispatches as "b"loody Monastery Ridge," vaguely reminiscent of the also bloody Missionary Ridge of the battle of Gettysburg. Repeated Nazi counterattacks were thrown back, and the Americans slugged their way forward through rain, mud, flooded creeks, minefields bring up heavy equipnent, and ready to try to wrest those some of the fighting was al-islands from the Japs as wa.S most of a primitive nature' don e with the neif>:hboring Gilwith knives used more often bert group. than guns. Supplies and anmuThe Navy disclosed the reni tion had to be dropped from sul ts of an attack on the Maraircraft to troops on some of shalls which took place on De the more inaccessible mountain cember 4. Carrier based planes crags. sank six enemy ships, includ::: ing two light cruisers, and Simultaneously with the opdestroyed at least 72 planes. erations in Italy, the Army Troop transports were among Air Forces got in some good the vessels sunk in the Marblows in the Mediterranean shall attack, and their pres-a rea. Airports in Greece were pounded frequently durinv the week. Also Air Force targets were the port of Split, in Yugoslavia,. Orta, an Italian rail center above Rome, Civitavecchia, a port 45 miles northeast of the Italian capital. Harbor installations and shipping at San Stefano, 80 miles northwest of Rome, were bombed. ence was taken by scme to be an indication that the Japs were 'reinforcing the islands in preparation for any attack we may make. If the Marshalls bec6me ours they will fUrnish an excellent p::-int from which to strike at Truk; the Nips' principal Pacific base. Heavy aerial attacks on the lower New Brit-ain coast indicated that Allied invasion ::: forces now in New Guinea may Heavy aerial blows against strike there soon.


THE TYNDALL TARGET So You Want to Come Home, Soldier? Everybody else wants you it won't be day after Lis.tenJ soldie. r Listel\., sailor. Y o u wont t o get home aga i n just QS soon as p ossibleJ d on't you? Of course you d o So does everybody else wont you to -e very body including Admiral King and General Marshall. But probably you oren' t going to get home again for quite some time. You might as well get used to that ideo right now. The aim of American strategy is to bri"ng you homeJ but to bring you home in one piece. We ore out to winJ but with the minimum of losses. It's o case o f the longest way around being 1 the shortest way home--for those who would rather Nor come home in o pin& wood box. People complain that our strategy-is hesitontJthot we ore too deliberoteJ t o o slow. They ask why we ore not rrore oggressiveJ why we haven't invaded FronceJ fo r instonceJ long since. Maybe you've been asking these ques tions yo urself. You're squatting in compJ chomping at the bitJ eager for action. You're restless. WellJ o n e reaso n things ore so slow is solicitude for y our welfare. America wonts t o save YOU R life. That's w h y y o u con affo r d t o be restleqs o little l o n ger. Ti m e con save lives. In Malta lost JulyJ I hod the good luck t o h o v e o l ong talk with Gen. Sir B ernard L. MontgomeryJ commander of the British 8th Army. He told _me he h od t\>.0 rules for combat. FirstJ never to be rushed. Sec o n d J n ever to undertake o campaign unless h e was certain that it w ould be successful. ConsequentlyJ Montgome r y s men's. moral e is pro bably the best of any army in the worldJ because they feel certain he will never be reckless and that they Will never hov e t o fight o losing actio n. American commondersJ by and lorgeJ take o prudentJ cautio u s view of \ /or By JOHN GUNTHER Reprinted from Look Magazine for two reasons. FirstJ on inno:e American desire for perfection in accomplishment. For exompleJ no American bombing crew is sent over o target without o briefing so extraordinarily detailed qnd elaborate that sometimes it seems excessi SecondJ o desire to save lives. For inston ceJ it is now accepted as o truism that our Army will never make o major omphi bious landing without complete cover from fighter airplanes. SalernoJ some 200 miles from SicilyJ represented obaut as brood o jump as we ore likely to toke this year. Most fighter airplanes ore restricted to o range of 200 milesJ if they ore to hove o reserve of gasoline for cruising or fighting over the target or eo. ThisJ soldierJ may mean that our advance is slow. But be grateful. It may seveLely restrict our choice of invasion points when the-Western Front f s opened. But be glad of it. Our sTrategy is wholly antipathetic to the use of great mosses men on o broodJ lateral fron : J as in Russia. Why? Because this costs for too many lives. What we favor insteod_o.re thrusts whereby small but inten'sely powerful columns o-f men con pierce to the heart of the enemy and deliver o killing knife blow. O.u most valuable leaders try to save iives by scrupulous concern for three principles. FirstJ adequate training of troops. SecondJ giving our troops the very best possible in -foodJ equipmen tJ sup plies and weapons. ThirdJ furnishing the finest medical attention possible. Ole basic reason for America's fine stinginess in spending lives--your ,lifeJ soldier-is the experience of the lost great the bloodiest in his tory. The colossal losses in human life that th European notions underwent cardinally almost every one of then. France was destroyedJ not so much by Hitler in i94JJ as by the of i9i4-i8--the loss o f iJ363JOCO .men of reproductive age. England become o quosi-paci fist stote--wi th Oxford boys swearing they would NOT fight for king and country-largely because the British respected any opinion bought with million lives. German casualties alon reached the almost inconcei voble totoi. of 7JOCOJOOOJ with iJ800JCOO killed. Ludendorffs great offensives in the spring of i9i8--which so drained the Germans o f blood that they los t the war-cost u s and our allies more than a full million of c asual ties in fiv e short months, Our policy also has been conditioned. in other than purely mili tory respects by this desire not t 6 repeat the horrors of the last war. For ins tonc.eJ in politics: Why did we deal with Darlan in North Afri co? Becaus&--righ'tly or wrongly--it was thought it would make invasion less costly. Why did we link up with the king and Badoglio in Italy? Because we thought-perhaps mistakenlythat it would speed up the campoi9;11 and end the war sooner In tne military fieldJ more and more our essential strategy is based on air power. By b o mbingJ we achiev e results that would cost multiple thousands of casual ties on land. A big raid on a Nazi target may engage :D:) bombers andJ roughlyJ :r:x:D men. But these :0:::0 men may wreakJ in 20 minutesJ destruction that ,SOJOCO troops could not achieve in 20 months. Probably the United States and Great Britain if necessaryJ stage a invasion of Europe tomorrow. But the risk would be great and the mst might be frightful. NoJ this war won't be won in a hurry. We are hot going to attempt o through victory next we.ek. For which youJ soldierJ may thank your stars. Furnished by Special Service for Use on Orientation Bulletin Boards


December 11, 1943 W AC-t:ivit:ies RESTRICTED TO: S ;Sgt. Mi lgaten 1. Reason: because he is the only --;urviving public and then strictly from hunger and the tortures of edi torship, rclso has order to pass no derogatory remarks. I. MEECE 1. Play: Scene 2nd floor War b arracks. Characters: One double bunk, one Wac-Speers, and No. 1 mouse, No. 2 mouse, and No: 3 mouse (heavy parts). Action of play con>ists of various screams and quick evacuation of char2.cters from bunk. In the order of their disappearance: Speers, No. 1 mouse, No. 2 mouse, No. 3 mouse. Bunk remains for cur tain call. Feetnote: Matuzuck does 'not rate a complete play in her hon or she' only had one poor scared little ol' beat-up mouse climb in with her. 2 Beeney i s sendin g a bill for a ll GI clothing eaten by s2.id mouse and hopes they get a vile case of khaki poisoning. Antidote: none. II. B T. O .'s. 1 Pvts. Loretta Baker, Ermanel da Mansfield, Ola Perdue, Carolyn Pillsbury, Ruby Smith, and Francis Younts. This is official introduction to the six new Wac's whic h is entire l y useless because the afternoon girls arrived, the Wac phone began inging for them <:.nd has since. Def-initely B. T O.'s. III. DIGNIT (Y OR TARIES) 1. Lt. Thelma Houpe and Lt. Eliz abeth Hickey are among those now ):resent. 2. Queries: A Does Lt. Houpe know she is the object of the disappointed whistle of all the (because they 2.re) EM she has passed in review for? B Is Lt. Hicky kinda grim or otherwisacal and does she know she looks like the Pallas Athene? C. Reason for queries: Have been asked for 2.nswers by the (many) curio us. IV. VAN NEEDED 1. Am moving honorable presence to 2nd floor Ad barracks because re ports have come in that Covrtney and Hymenson talk in their sleep. Will post results in a special bulletin next week. (Sound effects at this moment: loud leer, creaking door -and muted ieetsteps.) V. MISSILE-ANEOUS 1. Carpenter and Welling flew to Jackson "Dutch Treat" styl e. 2 McGovern co ll apsed after re turn from furlough. Honest to g&wd quote, "Am I ever glad to be back!" 8 take notice! 3. Romano, member in good .''))' 1 ...... } t it \'.;\. ( i '[HE TYNDALL TARGET SALLY SEEHORE P aJSe 7 Guardians The squadron has been do\\'n deep in the dumps during the past \\'eek. We b elieve it' that lillie matter of a week' s restric tion inflicted on the "Poor men" living on the post. But the m e n r esr-onded \\'i th that \\ell l'nuwn Guardian pirit of "Oh \\'el l what t h e heck" and resen ed four rows at the post theatr e and all of the standing room <:t the beer h a ll. They also "En Masse" to the USO s h O \\' and their morale soar ed sky\\'ard after seeing the manel ous display of pulchritude. Another thing that h e lped was the "Cooperation" of the city gals that came to the post to visit the boys t h a t \\ere restricted. The mora l is "keep your barrac k s ne::-c t and yo u \\'On't get kicked in the seat. The boys h a \ e been firing the trusty pistol and from all indica tions a r e maldng p: etty good scores and g etting a litt l e bit deaf on t h e side. They'll b e sliarp-shooters yet! The bowling team d id not fare so well last Monday ni ght but the boys have promised to do better n ext time, so all is forgiven. This co lumn m a d e <:n erro r in listing the new men of this outfit so here i s the co rrected list. The men are P\ts J ohn Smith, vVm. Outen, Harry J H all, Fra n c i s Atl,in, Archie Staples, Fra n c is Cox, and Roscoe Menit. BANTER: Pvt. R. J. W alker had a ravishin g r ed head t h e oth e r ni g h t but \\'e could not wangl e a n inti'Oducti on. What's the matte r R. J don't you like the way I h owl ? S g t. J ohn Sissorr. is no w seeking co m fort i n a little black puppy to p::.ss away t h e idle hours while on the post .' Pvt. N Roiec ki is con templatin g cutting down on his ciggie smoking. He claims it's too expensive and will smoke OPC's hereafte r P v t. Sipe, is still blushing over PX Maizie's remark to him. She thinks he's so cute .. Oh, deah! MAN OF THE WEEK: Our man of the week is P v t. standing of "Ace Gold-Brick Club" is 1 t' s either retreat or another rail y, now called the "Up and at 'em gal .'' Or what's keeping you boys away from Sally? George T. Wright of M orristown. N. J H e was bom on April 1, 1917. (Fool's Day) and came in the army in February, 19-!2. George was a bartender for t hree and a hr.l f years in civilian li fe and enjoyed this type of work yery muc h, especially the part about tasting the drinks. G. T. used to be a bas l,etball, football, and baseball letterman at Morrisstown high s c hool. H e is a Motorcycle M. P. now fo1 the Gu a rdi<:ns and per forms h is duties with partiality to ward none. George in cidentally likes Fran!' Sinatra and is a lways imitat in g him. Cpl. Sam Marotta. Afternoons at the beach acquiring vitamins from the Texan sun mtist Ho letters or calls, but my own little moans Carrier Pigeons Pick Right Army But Wrong Post have h elped. As hopefully I wait beside silent phones 4 Taylor is considering JOimng For the sound of a voice--the Gl variety theMPsqdn.andismakingstepsin Asking for the pleasure of Sally's society--the right direction-strengthening That's all 1 want, an off evening date Ft. Leonard Wo od Mo. (CNS) Three off the -beam Signal Corps carrier pigeons bearing messages for Camp Crowder, Mo. lande d here. The birds were placed in the care of a former pigeon racer stationed here until arrangements could be made to send them on to Camp Crowder -200 miles away-by rail. Was-MP relations. With a guy who' 11 come early--and stay I ate. 5 Goodson <:.nd Hyatt up to this 1---------:..._:..._ ______________________ ----j final have stood fir.m. They will take the last thirteen or how many steps tonight at the Post Well, that narrows down the quota of men per Wac anyway. GENERAL Due to much diligent effort, stud ied endeavor, etcetera, the Model T's exit is no more. Kindly, and with deep reverence to their exhalted posi tions, address the m hereafter as Cor poral. Expl a n ation: The Air Forces dropped a ll Technicians. -Sooper Sad Sac k. Mandy: 'Liza, I' se asha-ned of you fo' runnin' arormd so much ; Yo' sho' don't take after me Yo' take after dat no 'count -raJ:TY of yours. I se sure glad I didn't marry dat bun.' Rugged ? 69th Not a chance to linger over our morning coffee any more now that the boy s are busy "firing on the range. '' "Ponzone" Codeghini declares its just like home to h i m to get out of bed in the "wee sma' hours and go out on the range and prove that the safest p lace is directly behind the target at which h e is firing. "Never had it so good'' h e says. Well, our boys did it again. Sgt. S;-Jiv::, a!lsweied the phone today and was told tha t the man h e was re p lacin g on the Dental Appointment list would b e replaced by the next man in lin e, "Spiva, J ames W."-he ah

Page 8 THE TYNDALL TARGET ALTITUtiE UNIT MEMBERS COMPLEtE THEIR THOUSANDTH FLIGHT w TO 38,000 FEET; MORE THAN 3,200 HOURS FLYING TIME Unit's Function Is to Teach Gunners How to Use All Types of Oxygen Equipment; High Altitude Causes Many Amusing Reactions Braving bends, ano xia a nd other rigors or hlgh altitudes, mP.mbers o! the 25th Altitu de Training Unit recently completed their thous andth "!light" to 38, 000 ree t. Thls Ugure represents roughly 3,200 hour s or simulated flying tlme ln the pressure cham ber. The Altitude Tralnlng Unit' s chief function is to teac h prospective gunne r s how to use all types or oxygen equipment, and to give them actual experience bY taking t h e m on two !lights in the chambers. Shortly arter arrivin g at S kunk Hollow, the gunners are give n a brier lecture on oxygen e quipment and. its necessity at high altitudes. The n they are placed in the pressure chamber ror t h eir first f light, to 2 8 000 reet, and an introduction to oxygen-lac k, Which fliers begin to experience above 10,000 reet. Regulations state that oxygen must be used rrom 10,000 ree t up, b u t on this trip the men are carried above this l e v e l so th ey may get a vivid realization or necessity ror using oxygen. Many humorous incidents hav e occurre d while the men were surrering oxy gen lack (anoxia) be rore droning their masks There are many reacttons ; some cases become morose a n d droopy, others exhlllarated and "slap-happy. Turnin g on the oxygen is the cu r e ror all. An unhappy v i c tim once, while in the throes or ano xia, wrote .several uncompi!mentaty statements about S kunk Hollow; rassment followed whe n he regain ed control or his raculties arter breathing oxygen. One unreasonable rellow rerused to put his mask on unless he was allowed to remove his shoe-s; the deal was made--he took orr his shoes and put on his mask. He was c ons id erably chagrined on recovery. Another, o n the verge o r passing out, insisted h e needed no oxygen. He had to be physicallY o vercame by three others who held his mask in p l a ce until h e recov ered. SeveraJ days lafer the men are returned to tbe chamber !or a higher altitude, 38,000 reet. o n ce again they are p laced in t h e huge steel chambers and taken up to ex perience the ex ceedingly low pressure or simulated high altitude Here t hey com e in co ntact witb bends" (aeroe mbolism), gas pains, and other miseries that sometimes accompany low pressure On most flights to 38,000 reet 1t be comes n e cessary to bring down on e or mor e who cannot endure ,some hlgh al tl tude symptom. S uch men are returned later a second rllght, and i! the sym ptoms reappear they are recam.:... mended ror a lower altitude than those w h o comple t e the run. The unlt was activated october 20 or last y ea r wlth Lt. H. w. Cummings ln .charge. Lt. Louis K l elnholz a nd Lt. Steph e n w Gray eompleted the orndal starr. Lt. Gray l s the prese n t commanding or!l.cer, while the rormer two a r e no longer with t h e Unl t Seag l e McGraw and Kirkland wer e t h e rlrst enlisted m e n assigned to t h e outfit, wlth Hill Mason, Howard, Boggs, C o x a n d Sveum following shortly. The latter is the only one not ln the Unit at the present time. The prese n t orrlcer personnel, in addition to Lt. Gray, includ es Lt. E dgar G.S. a djutant, and Lt. Emanuel Marc u s and Newest addition to the Altitude Training .Unit's program for gunners is the Night Vision rester, operated as a separate unit to test the men's ability to see at night. Instruction is also given in the correct method of looking at lighted objects in the dark. The 25th acts as its own weather station, and daily clearance must be obtained before taking off for the first flight. This is done in order that altitude barometers and altimeters may read correctly during flights. Lt. Albert M. Dautrlch, medical otrlcers. The enlls ted strength numbers 75 men. With the presen t co mplement the Unit 1s abl e to handle as many as 800 gunners a week. Two train ed A l tl tude Chamber T echnicians must accompany each flight, and s o the chamber personnel itself must periodically undergo the same rlgld physical examination required or all fly ing personnel, and men a r e gro u nded" when their condition warrants. Men ln t h e unlt, though the y w ear no wing s and n e v e r l eave the ground, put in mor e hours ln a theoretical s ky than mos t n i ers ever w 111. Yet on the other hand, they get a break: Foul weather n eve r grounds the m and the trarr1c pattern l s always the same. Lady: 'Are you the soldier who saved my little boy fran drown ing? GI: Lady_ : 'Yes ma'am. 'Where s his hat?' I DREAMT I DWELT IN BRIMSTONE HALLS By Pfc. E.T. Delbyck (EDITOR'S ASIDE TO Anent your reference to citrus fruita and Florida statesmen, nuts to you say I, from my patient bed in Ward 5 at the Station Hospital. (>tripped of my former tremendous reserve and sick at heart of our verbal feud, it needed only the final sting of last week's poisoned barbs to set me flat on my editorial back. (But altho!Jgh the shadow of death closely attends me, I am forti-' lied by my literary faith in that I have sinned only once, and that, when in the utter innocence of youth and by your guile [ promised to publishyour storyof the year. What year?) SlRVING II I (Continued From Laat Week) My luckless companion on pots saJu8 paper mlll-llke odor rushea and pans was a rormer paratrooper rorth. SUlphur! I snorted, and rrom Fort Benning, G eorgia, wlth descended on the pots. the handle or "Whlzzby" Richard-It was truly beginner s luck,. I son. At the moment or our meettook in one pot a!ter another; .lng he was engaged in packing his Whizzby had to content himself chute which he had very cleverly with pans. Arter my two thousand assembled out or t.wo old onion and sixty second pot I relt the bags and a thoroughly disreputable moment was rlch ror retirement pairofslze 38 G.I. summer shorts and stole cunningly !rom the obtained through salvage in the Cauldron. An unseen hand plucked winter or 1941. It was rrom him me out or nowhere the roar was that I learned about parachutes. Nl agra s--"ge t back to those and the ran or man. pots! Whlzzby turned out to be a gar-Arter what seemed c enturies Iillous conversationalist and arter several hours or enforced listening I round lt a positive reller to turn to the pots and pans. As rar as the eye could see and the pand could reach, the steaming walls or the Cauldron were lined with used kitchen ware. These were or all shapes and sizes, greasy and blackened, and calculated to turn the strong est stomach. with a slgn, I tap ped the water and picked up the bar or devil-may-care soap. Tbe later, I followed the other .D.K,P.s to the dlnlng table ror a scorching lunch. MY seating had been reserved and I sat down to my first chow in Hades In the tr8.y before me, I saw a liver-steak smothered somewhat In onions and aimost buried under a debr.ls or v egetables," nondescript ln both color and variety. "Apple sauce, amber and limpid .ln 1 ts metal crypt and COFFEE. I think lt was then that I screamed !ainted dead away. (Next Week: "Escape of a Chow-Hound" TYNDALL GUNNERY TEAM CAPTURES SECOND PLACE An aerial gunnery team rrom Tyndall Field scored second place ln the Army Air Forces i _nter school gunnery meet at the Laredo Flexible Gunnery School at Laredo, Texas, last weekend. Tynd all Field's rive-man t.eam took r1rst place ln five events or the two-day meet. Finishing in.rlrst place was the home team rrom Laredo,' while' the Buckingham Field quintet rram Fort Myers, Fla., !lnlshed third. Laredo was the defending champion, having won tbe last meet held at Las Vegas, Nevada. The meets are held once a month arid rotate between the su. competing !lelds. Grandma says that in her girl hood days the girls never thought of doing the things they do todey; and then she adds wistfully, 'That's t them!


December 11, 1943 THE TYNDALL TARGET DEANNA DURBIN SENDS GREETINGS TO TYNDALL uents, meet Deanna Durbin. And not only that, but look what she says on it. Now, al n' t that nice? "To the men of Tyndall Field Well, some seven years ago, when Deanna was being tested Girls), she gave direct<>r Henry Koster plenty of trouble. copious tears. When Kester asked her if she didn't want simply, "No. I just want to sing." for her first picture (Three Smart Terrified by the camera, she wept to be a movIe star, she answered, Well, since that first picture, she's ing is secondary only to her singing, press agent wouldn't tel I a I ie. been completely at ease before the cameras. Her actaccording to her press releases, and everyone knows a Anyhow, fellows, here's Deanna as lovely a dish as you'll often find. And she makes her next appearance at the Post Theater very soon in "His Butler's Sister"--a pic which Is heralded as offering the youngster the finest role 9f her career. L 0 S T WALLET containing French papers, class A pass, pictures and 9ash. May have been lost at Rec Hall. Finder please return to T/Sgt. Robert Bouichou at French barracks, phone 3106. Saint Becomes a General Buenos Aires (CNS)-The Vir gin of Mercedes, patron saint of Argentine land forces, has been made an honorary general of the nation's Army. Razor Blades Used Against Nips Guadalcanai (CNS) Marines stick old razo r blad es in trees for Japs to cut their hands and feet on when they shin up to snipe. AAF BAND TO MAKE DEBUT IN NEW SERIES OF RADIO-PROGRAMS OVER WDLP NEXT THURSDAY The 308th AAF Band will debut in a new series or radio pro grams ertective next Thursday afternoon at 3:30, it was an nounced today by S/SGt. Steve Libby, radio program director at this Aerial Gunnery School. The band, under the leader ship or CWO Joshua Missal, will present a weekly broadcast or the classics over station WDLP, Panama Cl ty, dlrec t !rom the Rec Hall. or 30 pieces, the concert and military band will feature a weekly salute to the various arms and services !1ght1ng ror freedom under the Amer ican !lag. The program will be heard each Thursday !rom 3: ZO until 4:00, and ls being arrang e d through the Special Services and Public R elations orrlees at Tyndall Field, the Post Band, and the program department at station WDLP. AUJJI1NATION: A ]ap' s bad drel!nl. OM BOAT COMPANY HAS CLASSES IN NAVIGATION Page 9 Through the errorts or Capt. Hernan Gundlach Jr., c o., enlisted men or the 1003rd QM Boat Co. are now attending classes in marine navigation being given on the post by Jack Manson, civilian member or Transportation Corps Water. Enrollment 1n the course, which is open only to the personnel or the 1003rd Boat Co., is not compulsory. The present course in dead reckoning and celestial navigation, covers all phases or nautical navigation as well as allied subjects such as the com pass, pelorus, the chart reading an:1 coast-wise navigation. Satisfactory completion or the course, which N! quires 9 hours or classroom work p e r week ror eight weeks in addi tlon to an equal number or study hours outside the classroom, in other than regular duty hours, will usually quality the student as a marine navigator. The opening class was held November 17 in a room or the partiallY completed oil and parts building near the Boat Company's mess hall and is the first in a series or practical courses to be orrered in seamanship. Other courses will follow, incl\J ding signalling, marlin-spike and deck seamanship. Although the course or instruction has been tried at other rtelds, the 1003rd QM Boat Co. } s the unly boat company that is success fully completing it. Capt. Manson, the instructor, is a graduate or the Ackerman School or Navigation, and like his rather a ship's captain ror 40 years, has been a yacht cap tain since 1929 ror William B. Leeds, the Tin Plate heir and husband or Princess Xenia or (1reece, and Cornelius and W.J. Vanderbilt, among others. !3o rn w1 tbln sound or tbe tugs in New York City's harbor, Capt. Manson, who is married, has been in the service or the Transportation Corps-water, since August, 1942. Originally stationed at New Orleans and then later at Fort Barrancas, Capt. Manson betore his transfer to Tyndall Field, his first permanent assignment, was trans!ently occu pied with delivering boats to other arMy bases and 1n so doing, has put more than nautical miles behind him since the tirst or the year. U. S. Flier Gets DFM From King George London (CNS)-T/ Sgt. George Ferrell of Belleville, N J be came the first U. S enlisted man to be decorated by b he King of England when George VI pinned the Distinguished Flying Medal on his blouse the other day. Ferrell, who transferred recently from the Royal Canadian Air Force to the Army Air Forces, won the award as a sergeant air gunner during an RCAF raid on Dortmund, Germany


P _age 10 THE TYNDALL TARGET Warmin' the Bench By SGT. FRANK DE BLOIS CNS Sports Correspondent How's rour Hemoryt Memories, like cigar butts, are short. or all the headlines you read today, you'll remember only a couple tomorrow. And that v.orks in sports, too. I r you don't believe i. t, try a rew or these ques tions on your glockenspiel. 1) Everybody knows that Babe Ruth hit more home runs during his career than any other ball player. BUt do you know vmo was the next best home run man to the Babe? (a) Lou Gehrig. (b) fy Cobb. (c) Jimmy Poxx. (d) Hack filson. 2) Experts say that this s Notre Dame football team compares ravorao1y with the great elevens coached by the late Knute Rockne. Can you remenber the date or the last Rockne-led undefeated .Irish Team? (a) 1930. (b) 192/J. (c) 1932. (d) 17'16. 3) Big Bill Tilden won the u.s. Lawn Tennis championship seven times. Do you know the name or the present national singles champion? (a) Prank Parker (b) fei. Schroeder (c) Joe Hunt (d) Helen YHls Moody 4) In i920, George Sisler, or the St. Louis Browns, batted 420, the highest average in the history or the American League. What batting champion had the lowest average in history? (a) Joe DiMaggio. (b) Al Si11110ns. (c) Elmer ?lick. (d) Lefty Gomez. 5) Joe Louis won the world's heavyweight championsnip rrom James.J, Braddock. Who did Braddock lick ror the crown? (a) Nax SchmeHng (b) Max Baer. (c) Max Factor.. (d) Maxine KHiot. The Answers 1) Babe Ruth hit 714 home runs in his career. Jimmy Foxx finished second with 500. Third in home run productivity was Lou Gehrig and fourth Mel Ott. Hack Wilson holds the National Leatue record for one season. He hit 56 in 1930, four less than Ruth's all time seasonal established in 1927. 2) Knute Rockne's .last undefeated team .was the last team he ever coached, .the great 1930 eleven, undefeat'ed in 10 games. Rockne was killed in an airplane before the 1931 season began. 3) Lt. (jg) Joe Hunt is the present national singles champ .ion. He defeated Coastguardsman Jack Kramer in four sets last summer at Forest Nnls. 4) Elmer Flick, of Cleveland, won the American League batting title in 1905 with s low mark of .306. He made 152 hits in 131 games. 5) Plain boxings famed 'Cinderella man,' won the heavyweight by Max Baer in New York in l935. The year before, Braddock was a lowly preliminary fighter whjle Baer was winning the tl tle fr0t11 Pr illlo Carner a. TEHERAN TALKS (Continued from Page 2). during bore the s:imple signatures: "Ibosevel t, Stalin, Churchill. It seems likely that the invasion of Middle Eltrope can be put into force bE;!fore Spring 1944, as the United States apd Britain have been massing troops and rrnmi tions-...fbr many months in preparation for a Second .Frorit. 'lhe actual invasion time is of course. a closely guarded secret lmown only to the conclave who sat in on the. conversations. A fact that tends to further fray the thinning nerves of IU tler and his hireling hendmm. They too lmow that the invasion is coming, hut when and where, is the fiercely burning question on their minds. BELL RINGERS, GROUPI REMAIN DEADLOCKED The Bell Ringers e.ud Group I temained in a deadlock ror the No. i spot in the Officers Bowling .League by virtue or their twin triumphs Thursday night at the Post Alleys. The Bell Ringers grabbed their two wins rrom the Group II aggregation, and Group I administered the same dose to the Snafus. T _he Gremlins took three rrom M. o. Q., and the Retreads emerged on top in two or three encounters With the Sluggers. The Bell Ringers !lrs t e rrort! or 853 helped them to 2441, high team total or the night. Lt. Johnson's 575 paced the winning club, and also gave him individual honors. Next Week:Group II vs. M. o. Q.; Bell Ringers vs. Gremlins; Slug gers vs. Snafus; Retreads vs. Group I. The stan dings: w L Bell Ringers (4) 7 2 Group r (7) 7 2 Group II ( 2) 5 4 Gremlins ( 8) S 4 M,O,Q, (6) 4 S Snafus (3) 3 6 Retreads (S) 3 6 Sluggers (l) 2 7 And that seems to be the GUNNERY SCHOOL GRADUATE precise intmt of the Teheran talks. To scare the pants off the maey, _psychologically speaking, and as soon as _his exposed side reveals to whip it to a fare thee well. In that strategy we sean to be succeeding. READY ON THE RIGHT or-Hold Your Fire, Chum, The Hamburgers IS KILLED IN ACTION SjSgt, Loren Morris, or Okla1 homa City, a graduate or the gun nery school, has been killed in action in the Asiatic areaand his name will be placed on the field's Honor Roll. Sergeant Morris a member or Maj. Gen. Claire L. Chennault's 14th Air Force in China and had two Jap planes to his Graduated from TYndall ear!y this year, he had been overseas rtve months when he was killed. By PFC. GAWDHELPUS .. ;;c:! 'Are Burning IIIIi$? The SOClal event of the week was a command performance at the pistol range at the unholy hour of 4 A,N, I met a fine young man of the Ordnance, name of Toby, ----------------------------------1 who almost coached me in to an I !>. .;c Expert, At this point I raise Finance Fanfare This week marks the departure of two Assistant Finance Officers from the detachment at. Tyndali Field. Lt. Robert B. Eckert, although physical l y leaving the confines of: Tyndall Field will still be part of t h e :organi zation as he has been appointed Class B Agent Officer. in charge o.f our "br a n c h office" at Marianna ,Army Field, Marianna, Florida, suceeding Lt. Michael Bruce, w h o is being transferred to a new station. Lt. Eckert, a native of N orthum !Jerland, Pa., was graduated from Bucknell University in June, 1938. He entered the Army in June, 1941, r-. s a private in the Finance Dept. and from that time rapidly progressed until appointed WO(jg) on Decem ber 16, 1942. On March 1, 1943, h e w a s selected for attendance at 0 C. S., Duke University, and upon graduatio n on June 2 was commissioned a s e cond lieutenant and assigned to Tyndall Field as to the Fi-nanc e Officer. Lt. Daniel A Rosmarin, a native of Brooklyn, N. Y., (them Bums), was graduated from the College of t h e City of New York in June, 1940 He ente r e d the service at Camp Upton during September, H1'40, and was assigned to duty with the Finance Dept. On May 1st, 1942, h e departed on foreign, duty spending most of his time ::-.tta c h ed to the Finance Office in Ire l and. On April 1, 1943 he re turned to the St?.tes and ente:-ed 0 C S_. at Duke University from which h e was graduated on A'ugust 19, and ::ommissioned' as a 2nd Lt. for duty at Tyndall Field. His new address will be Finance Office, Ft. Myers, Florida. We wish to welcome two new mem' bers to our force, Lt. West and Cpl. Simmons, whose pasts will be exposed in a later edition, details being unavailable at this time. We wish to announce the complete recovery of Cpl. Franklin from his recent infatuation for "Sahara Rose. It seems the new "Mickey Mouse" as pre sP.nted by the Medical Deoartment in Technicolor has won a convert. Attention all G. I.'s: If one pora l .James E. Mullen is. fou::-.d wan dering aimlessly about the Field kindly 'handle him with care as is a serious menta l c.ase. -Our diagnosis is "Love Amnesia" induced by the continued receint of three letters from the same gal each day. Ain't love grand! We had at first thought him a victim of "Armv Silicosis" derived from breathing the dust from the "Goldbricks" surrounding him but his recent incre"se in sneed und.er pressure belays the original diagnosis. Cpl. W. R. Morgan. Soldier: 'Going my way, babe?' Girl: 'SJ.r, the rublic street is no rlace to accost a girl who lives at 939 Piednr;mt Ave., VE. 8900 my aged voice in a loud squawk of prot est Like a plague, a blot PosT on the fair name of Waller is the rash of mustaches that has broken out--blonde, black and all shades between these scragly horrors de form half the male personnel, My good friend Pfc. Beck was in. town O!lo last a girl about 11 years old stopped him to ask directions, His mind was full of a recent cinema so he shied away the child.and took off l .ike a v.hippet, Visions .of faucets in his Sfine kept him at the gallop till he passed the first gate, My friend the Librarian, a Bos ton Brahmin, told me about two personable brunettes who spend muchtime al te.rnating between Emily Post and FUnk and Wagnall, He calls them vultures for cut ture, but approves h fghly. Pfc. Hutzell is .complaining of a broken rib, I'm told it dates back to a date with a certain WAC sergeant at the last squadron brawl, Pfc. Srreckelson did more darn age to the mess hall fence than the M.P. truck. Powerhouse Ru dolph we call him,. A certain S/Sgt. is so naive that he objected to sweaters as worn by our little friends. I think he favors the two piece bathing suit with stockings, Laugh of the Week: Jennie De-Elia displaying a strictly male flight jacket during formal in spection, Tsk! Tsk!. Jennie. T.he Yardbird. says he's going to ntJve to Reno where M:men are mal

December 11, 1943 THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 11 OD Y AINIJ)(WOZ'' By BOB HAWK 1. We know rrom history that Napoleon met his defeat at Water Who won Battle or wa +-.erloo ror England? cement? 9. What is the difference between a wiseacre and a wisecracker? n:;;ect-eaters? 10. If you combined the two colors that appear in the rla.ine or a gas range, color would 3. Boiling makes most roods you have? 2. Is the most practical value or birds -as game; as pets; as "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content sort, i.e. meat, potatoes,. etc. Heritiori one rood which boiling purposely makes hard. WhY is paper placed in the bottom or a pan in baking some cakes? 5. Hight it take longer to brew a cup or tea on Friday than on Saturday? e. Why are radiators made up or a series or coils instead or being in one solid piece? 7. I! you were looking down rom the balcony at a first-night audience, why would it be easier to spot Greer Gars .on 1 s head than Claudette Colbert's? s. is cement made rrom concrete, or is concrete made rrom YANKWIZ_ ANSWERS 1. The Duke or Wellington. 2. Insect-eaters; to !ight insect pests. Available from Commercial News Providers" 3. Eggs. 4. To prevent the cake rrom sticking to the pan. 5. Yes. Boiling point or water changes daily according to change in atmospheric pressure. 6. To give more surrace ror throwing out heat. 7. Because Greer Garson has red hair, Claudette Colbert has brown hair. 8. Concrete is made !rom cement. (Cement is the substance which is She was only an astronomer's Doctor: 'SFi8ne on you, shooting ;mixed with water and used in daughter, but Oh; what a heavenly at your son-in-law.' pasty rorm to join stones or body! Motmtaineer: 'Huh, he wasn't my bricks. Concrete is artificial stone made by mixing cement and A wisecracker make s smart son-in-law when I shot him.' sand with gravel and broken stone remarks. and surrtcien t water to cause 10. Green. Yellow reflects one cement to set.) wave length, Blue reflects an-9. A wiseacre is one who preother wave length. '!'he two com-tends to be wise. bined rerlect a third: green. '' THERE'S A LONG, LONG-, LONG, TRAiL A'WINDING-" Put me away in moth balls Hang me Lf' to dry The only thing I've lived for Has married another guy.


GUNNERS .. GUNNER OF THE CLASS PFC. EVANS T. WHYTE Squadron A Born in Asbury ParkJ N.J.J Student-Gunner Whyte names Toms RiverJ N.J.J as his home town ... Graduated from the Toms River High Scpool where he played varsity basketball and football. Was in the midst of his second year at Rutgers University when called the. service ... Following his induct ion in February J 1 43J he was sent to Scott FieldJ Ill.J for radio operator1 s course and then to Tyndall for gunnery. Worked as a surveyor1s assistant in civilian life. S/SGT. JESSE F. CHERBULA Squadron D Employed as a deisei engineer .in civilian lifeJ Cherbula enlisted in the Air Corps in Oct.J i940J at Fort Sam Houston) Tex ... Is a native of Port LavecaJ Tex. J and is 2i years ol'd ... Graduated from the local high school. spent 22 weeks at Scott Field prior to assignmen, t to Greenwood Army Air BaseJ Miss ... Assigned to Tyndall for gunnery training from the Greenwood base. Names football a s his favorite ... spa rt. PFC. DOYLE K. GANTT Squadron B Last week1s squadron-gunner-of the-weekJ Ffc. Gantt completes his gunnery training at Tyndall as top gunner of his class. Gantt hails from Arcadia) La.J is 2i years old and is .. He entered theservice in MayJ i942J andwas assigned to the infantry ... Spent five months at Camp Wheeler and then applied for aviation cadet training. Appl i cot ion for A/C was accepted but Gantt was'eliminated in the early phases of flight training and was sent to Scott Field. ( SGT. COPELAND FORRESTER Squadron E Enlisted in the National Guard in i937J transferred to the AAF in September) i942 ... Is a native of :bakelandJ Fla ... Graduatedfrom Lakeland High where he played quite a bit of baseball. Application for aviation cadet training was accepted in Septem ber rut was eliminated five mo.nths later ... Shipped to Scott FieldJ Ill. J for radio course and then to 'Tyndall for aerial gu-nnery. Is 2i years old WEEK .. PVT. CHARLES A. ENDS Squadron C Enlisted in the Parachute Infantry in November) i94 2J and has subsequently been transferred to the Medical CorpsJ Combat Engineers and finally to the AAF ... :Transferred to AAF while on maneuvers in Tennessee) followingan earlier application for gunnery training. Born in Indianapolis) calls Lafayette) Ind.J "home" ... Grad uated from the High SchoolJ MontmorenceJ Ind.J where he played varsity baseball and basketball. AIC STEPHEN V. KOZAK Cadet Detachmen. t Hails from NewarkJ N.J ... Is 27 years old, a graduate of Barringer High Schobl in Newark ... Was a member of the high school varsity baseball and swimming teams. Called into active service January 30J i943J as a pri vote for ultimate cadet training_,, After C.T.D. course was classified for pilot training oot was eliminated during .primary at OcalaJ Fla. Reclassified a navigat6rJ shi:pped to Selman La.J for p re-na vi g at i on


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