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Page 2 I Tyndall /<:;e Target PUBL"tsHED ON SATURDAYS BY nit SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICE FOR PERSONNEL OF THE AAF FLEXIBLE GUN NERY SCHOOL, PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA Copy Prepared Under Supervision Of Public Relations Officer. Printing and Photography by Base Photographic & Reproduction Section. Art Work by Dept. of Training Drafting Department. THE TYNDALL TARGET WHEREVER YOU ARE GOD IS ALWAYS THERE In a certain Army camp in the United States a sol ------------:------1dier made the foLLowinf contribution to a froup dis cusslon: Tbe Tyndall Target receives aa terial supplied by Caap New spaper SerTice, War Dept., 205 E. 42nd St., l(ew York Credited lfaterial aay NOT be republished without prior nftraission rroa CNS. S&:OND FRONT Above our heads the air is rife with speculation concern ing the big push. l\hen will the invasion start and vd:lere will the first blow fall?. That is the insisten. t question fonned by the present shape of events. It is well that in having the alternative of choice our mill tary leaders have wisely decided against ill-prepared and illr-timed thrusts, so costly in men and the goods of war. 'Ihe various conmando excursions against Gennan strongpoints and the full scale aerial assaults that are .para lyzing their industries are both part of the deliberate glllle the Allies are playing in the war of nerves. Night and day the work of softening up the enemy continues. On the 1 and, his annies fall back everywhere, or hold their ground at a ter rific price. On the sea 'his. surface. craft face a superior e n any. His planes are being knocked. out of the sky and his cities are being obli tera ted in the carefully planned prelude to a second front. Impatimce and eagerness to get going are of course natural to us as Americans and soldiers, but if wars can. be won with an appreciable saving in lives, then obviously that is the kind of war to wage. Accordingly, let us be grateful for the delay in the fbnnal invasion of the con tinent. The casualties will cone all too soon on that day of battles. And in the thick of fi gtJ ting, a s men and m a chines fail, the r e will be othe r s to carry their force to th e in tended end of vic tory. 300,000 to Face January Draft Washington (CNS)-Tli.e Army and Navy are expected to call 300 ; 000 new men into the services. in January, the War Manpower Commission has learned. This quota has been set, according to the WMC so that the Army may reach its goal of 7 700 ,000 men early next year. "The first Sunday after I arrived in camp I went to a worship service in a mess hall. I was never so Lonely and depressed in all my life. I thoufht I had left everythinf behind. The bottom had dropped out of my world. In our. service the Chaplain told about Jacob Leavinf home, and beinf lonely and tired, knekJ not the God was with him In a vision of the nirltt he saw that God was present. Fellows, that thoufht tovk hold of me. I had considered that camp a God forsaken place, but then I knew it was not. I have felt Lonely at times since then, but nothinr like at first. In fact Christ has been closer to me than ever before. n This is a rreat attestation to the truth of the words of our Saviour who said, "Lo I am with yo"u alkJays, even unto the end of the world. SCHEDULE OF SERVICES PROTESTANT Sunday SUnday School at Post Chapel-=00 A.M. Worship at Colored Recreation Hall 9:00 A.M. Wbrshl:D at Post Chapel 10:00 A.M. Worship in "Skunk Hollow":00 A.M. Evening Worship at Post Chapel 7:30 P.M. Tuesday Fellowship Meeting ... 7:30 P.M ffednesday Choir Rehearsal P.M. CATHOLIC Sunday Masses Post Chapel 8: 00 A.M Post Theater ............. 10: 00 A.M. Post Chapel .... 11: 15 A.M. Dally Masses ..................................... ...... 5:30 P.M. Coo!esslons.,,., Saturday, 7:00 P. !1. (and any time the is 1n orrice) JEff ISH worshlo Service ......... Friday, 7:30 P.M. ... IN AJ.G/ERS, SAVED 11-IE LIFEOF A SOLDI&l2 WHO FELL INTO A POOL .8.J.AZINGG'ASOLINE./ WAS BU NED. QUESTION: 110o YOU THINK PRoVISIONS SHOULD-BE MADE 80 THAT MEN STATIONED IN THE ARMED FORCES OVERSEAS WILL BE AB..E TO \OTE NATION/IL B..ECTIONS? II Interviews and Photos By SGT. DAN I EVINSJN ..., ... SG!. ED11ARD A. DENSKI, !renton, N.J.; .air-to-air instructor: "It's a very good thing for tiJ.ose men to vote because they are fiRhting for that 1"ight and all.. else that goes with a free cou.n try." T/SGT. ROBERT R. SCHUHKE, Livingston, Nont.; airplane inspector: "They should be given the same Privileges as a civilian or a soldier stationed in this country. They're just as much in America as the country tie live in." A/C Gg()RGE L. JANACEK, Berwyn, Ill.; gunnery student: "He's an Ame-rican citizen in the capacity of a soldier doing his job. Therefore he shauld have as much if not more right to vote as a civilian." PVT. DOROTHY BUMSTEAD, Be011111ont, Texas; instrument shop: "It tome that there {snc reason why they shouldn't b, allowed to vote. If they're no all owed to, then what are they jigh ting for?" SGT. A. A. LOUDIS, Schenectady, N.Y.; reproduction dept.: "If a soldier is willing to die for his country, certainly he shou ld have a voice in how it should be ruri."


T n.nu n ry f) 1 THE TYND:\LT. T AnGET COLONEL GREER ASSUMES COMMAND OF TYNDALL STRANATHAH LEAVING FOR TOUR OF DUTY A T 0 TH E R .sTAT I ON New CO Has Been in For More Than 25 Years Colonel Jack Greer, a veteran of more than a quarter of a century with the Army Air Corps, has assumeri temporary comm anct of Tyndall Fi el d. Colonel Greer relieves Col. L el anfl S. S trana than, o is leaving for a temporary tour of duty at an unanno,mced station. The new Tynflall E<'ielrl com IIJander is a. real veteran, having .Joined an aero squad ron as a buck private in 1917. Pro motions can;e fast for him and by the end of.the following year he was.commissione nen was ac; toni shin _g. Flritish flllri Rnssiflll solrliers w e r e said to have a m11cll keener r ealization o f the meaninp: of U1e w a r than rlo Americans Th e o rientation Iect11res A r e j n t enclecl to correct tile ilefi c iency.


P e 4 As I P. f. c. IT Rumors or a Bulgarian break :lri th the AD.s are drl!ting through :u; the outside world and althougb at this date, re..: ,Ports rrom rst8nrul hint that the ; p ro-Naz1 government or Premier Dobri Bojllov may have !allen. As 1s mual when J;lie Nazis are !al11ng outs with their puppets, ail telephone and tele graph lines between Bulgaria aad Turkey went dead suddenly last Sunday. Venturing an opinion, this maybe due w a lessening or the attractive rorce that the Nazi roller system has too long held ror its sa tell! tes. The forward rush of the Soviets has carried their armies well across the old Polish border. Dri-ving hard on a 60 mile front. General Vatutin' s men ha'fl'e noW' come 760 miles since their gallant 11tand at Stalingrad and show' no s .i;ns of letting up. Elsewhere on Russian soil, the Germans in the Dnieper Bend are facing assured annihilation unless they W'ithd.raw as quickly aa pos.sible from the Southern Ukraine or. are able t o augment their forces W'i th badly needed reserves. And on the Baltic front another Red has captured 70 towns north of Nevel in their march on Latvia, long in German hands. Thus, in 1944 despite their careful tending, the Germans can expect nr.othing 1 ess than a bumper crop of eeds from the fast dwindli.'fl"g acres of their one time flourish ing Russian preserve. Sir Bernard 1. Montgomery's presence 1n England was disclosed Monday n1 gh t, and he 1s sal d to have told !ri ends r don't expect to be here iong,n Well, neither will the men the big push gets under way at last. When the massed power or the Allies begins pou ring througb tile Channel spillway and on to the beaches or the. continent, the assault will be tidal wave 1n proport!.on and stron g e n o ugh to pull the Nazis into the sea arter No, it won t be duck. soup ror the Allies, but you can bet your last can or ersatz consomme that they will be doing the d'l.shing out. RAF 'mission men' took off on, another flying visit to Berlin 1 as t Monday and made an immedi.ate hit with Nazi officials in the Reichschancellory. No less than three-quarters of the ultra-modern monolith was completely destroyed by the rain of bombs that fell on Berlin that night. Scores of Nazi party members were up by the typical British heartiness of tile visit and many of them are be .yond recovery frCIJI the ruins. That :leaves one-quarter for Hitler to do hi a' _two-bit planning in and the the ;opf should enable AdolP-h-to ;et starry-eyed in comc.0111fort. -Pfc. E T. Delbyck _T_EE TYNDALL T MY FAVORITE PHOTO Here are the officers of the 80th Air Base Group, the organization which "founded" Tyndall Field. The "Favorite Photo" is from the files of Major Walter F. Silva, our capable and like-able adjutant. The picture was taken in front of one the bu1ld1ngs at while officers of the group were temporarily stationed there Eglin Field, Valparaiso, Fla., pending the completion of build-ings at Tyndall Field in 1941. Other officers still at Tyndall Field who may be recognized are Major Thomas B. Carnahan, 1 i eutenant; Captain (then 2nd Lt.) Emmet then a captain; Captain Sam Canzoneri, then a first Single4>n and (then captain) Thomas B. Fowler. News From Your Own Home Town Dear Aunt Lulu: I've been married five times, and each time I've caught a husband W'ho reads at the breakfast table. My present spouse, Ced ric, does the same thing. Can you help me? Wanda the Wac Dear Wanda: One way to get around this is to get up very early, and go downstairs before he does, and burn the paper. However, he'll get smart before too long, and stop the paper, so that s rio good. However, here 1 s another me thad. When your husband props the paper up before him, set fire to the table. This is sure to make him, put the paper aside long e nougb for you to get a look. at h i s race, rr the !ire rans to bother hi!ll you might try tossing his breakrast.at him .. over the paper. Sit on your or the table, and throw 11 ttle pieces or toast, egg, and cup!Uls of corree at his plate, on the other side or the paper. rr this rans try upset. ttng the table 1n his lap. A divorce migtl t be a good solution. and if try Wanda, the next time you get married, be sure you marry a guy who c an t read. Always, Aunt Lulu Brockway, Pa (CNS)-Three hunters shot a bear and-thinking him dead-threw him into the back seat of their car. How_. ever, the bear soon revived, whereupon the three hunters lowered the present world's rec ord for getting out of a car. Once outside they shot the bear again, with the following results: The bear was killed, the rear tire and gas tank of the auto were ruined by bullets, the insurance company refused to pay damages and the: three hunters were arrested on a charge of killing a bear out of season. Chattanooga, Tenn. (CNS)Mark Thrash, Civil War veteran and the oldest pensioneer on the payroll of the Federal government, died at his home here at the age of 122. Thrash, born in slavery in 1820, fought for the South in the Civil War, outlived five wives and 11 of his 29 children. H e married his fifth wife when he was 102. Chicago (CNS)-Mike Micelli, 40, was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge after his wife Mary, 27, had testified in Domestic Relations Court 1t h e sold her to a friend for $"'--.She lived with the friend for awhile, Mrs. Micelli said, and then returned to her husband. Deer Isle, Me. (CNS)-Herman S. Canary, 74 and h is wife, 76, died within 10 minutes of each other here on the eve of their 56th wedding anniversary. Hillsboro, Ill. (CNS)-Four men and a dog went hunting 'coons the other day. After several hours oj hunting had produced no traces of a 'coon, the dog sud denly turned on the hunters and chased them up a tree, where they remained until dawn when the dog, tired of it all, walked away. Honolulu (CNS) -A 32-yearold woman, quarreling with her husband, threatened to jump from a second story window in their home. "Go ahead and jump," said hubby. She did and broke a leg. I didn't thiHk she'd do it," her husband said. Kansas City (CNS)-Fats Waller, famed 278-pound jazz pianist and composer, died of a heart attack aboard a railroad train en route to New York from California. Waller, author of such song hits as "Aint Misbehavin'" and "Honeysuckle Rose" and f amous from coast to coast for his bullfrog voice and virtuosity at the piano, was 39. Los Angeles (CNS)-Mrs. Alice Palacios; 38, walked into a meat market and said to the butcher, "Give m e a. nice big T -Bone steak." "O.K., lady," said the butcher. Mrs. Palacios dropped dead. Louisville (CNS)-Sentenced to life imprisonment for the kid napping of wealthy Mrs. Alice Speed Stoll of Louisville, Thomas H. Robinson, Jr. demanded a new trial. At it he testified that he had been intimate with Mrs. Stoll be fore her alleged abduction, that s h e had come with him willingly and had split $50.000 ransom money with him. The jury re fused to believe Robinson's story, found him guilty. The judge then sente nced him-to the electric chair.


January 8 1944 THE TYNDALL TARGET Pa,ge. 6 TOMMY HARMON CRED.ITS PHYSICAL CONDITIONING WITH SAVING HIS LIFE TWICE F"!'. WORTH, Texas--When 1 t hap-an aviation cadet and flier, Lt. pened to Lt. Tom Harmon the sec-Harmon plunged w1 th all his enerond time, Army Air Forces train-gy 1n to" the physical program, A ees couldn't miss the point. headline gridiron career had gtven Once in South America, again in him strength and stamina, and.lt China, physical condi tionin&--the also had taught him the value or rugged "all out" klnd that ,stustaying in to:D rorm. dent pilots, bombardiers, naviga-Back in the summer or 1.942, Lt. tors; gunners and technicians are Harmon was a cadet in basic traingetting. throughout the AAF Train-' :l.ng. at Gardner Field, CalH. in g Command's nationwide network "His class .. ln physical tralnT 'J! !lying and technical schools-in g r e:D or ts L t, Donald D, ad :DUlled the former Michigan George, who directs -physlcac all-American through again. Mariy training .tl. U'!re, included vigora trainee saw the lesson and took ous calisthenics, distance "run it to heart, ning, track and field events to bail out or a bomber swimming, so!tb.all, basketbali over Guiana last April, Lt. Harand touch rootbalb, and provided mon !ought his-way through jungles each trainee with the reserve or and swamps ror !!week, came out energy. and stamina above the 1m-. alive to.flght a11;aipas a L1&ht-mediate needs or routine flying :Dllo t ln North Atrl ca, then: training, n which later would prove ChinS.:. He said his phys1 cal convi tal in combat action, d1Uon had saved him. Physical training, as the .AAF Downed in a recent air attack Training Command administers i t on a Yangtze R1 ver port, on Oct, designed to do more than just : 00, he has turned up again. develop muscles. It prepares' His rat th in peak physical conground and alr. combat crewmen ror d1t1on had paid dividends again. the tough conditions of combat The men who were his AAF physical zones and makes them ready to drop training instructors sa:v that as a wrench and grab a gun 1f neces.sary. scene: W/O Taylor and Lt. Geue-1der scrapping it out ln the ring, .a: t P T are a 2 .. M r T a y 1 Q r slightly Olltslzed .... ,., comer Charles E. Trostel has been appointed Supervisor or Maintenance Assisted by Capt. Along The MGM's "Two Sisters and a Sailor will be released soon Featured are Harry James; xavier cu Lena Horne, Gracie Allen, Jose lturbi, J irrrny Durante, Mar-: garet O'Brien, and many others Gladys swarthout will guest: on the Te 1 ephone H .ou r on St. Patrick's day She's a NCAC star _(cBs) All. eo com:-. HIT!-Donna Dae sings on Fred Waring's "Pleasure Time" over NBC five night,s a week. Thou sands of Gl's in the N. Y. metro politan area listen-and look! ments that goat's milk butter ain't so ba-a-a-ad! He may be heard Sunday eves over WWL r Jim ThoruP., Indian athMain Stem lete, will appear in Paramount's forthcoming "Road to Utopia The fi'lm will star Bing Crosby, oottie Lamour and Bob. Hope .... Harry James CBS-es it. on WWL-CBS Tues, W ,ed., and Thurs. at 6:15 He's still one of radio's most po"pular band-leaders. 'Standing Roo Only' ill fea ture Paulette Goddard and Fred MacMurra,-, _Qpens on th Main St-thia" 'fieeJc Ne films alont th. e include 'A Guy "N-ed Joe' af, Capitol 'Cry Havoc' at tJie Astor 'IHtaert at the Hollyood ; 'Happy Land" at the Roxy 'Nadaae Curie' et the Radio City"Maeic Hall 'No TU.e for Lo're' at. t#te Jl-y Slid 7-my Dorsey are. 'lforlcint t each other J iaar .at the lbixy Tom.y at the Paraaount And speak in' of Tommy. Dor.eey, d idya kn.o that Gene Krupa ie back, playin' ith the tal gentlean? .. He opened in NYc i th the band, ae, of course dr.-er And to prove that fane soon' for,et, he' e lie popular as .e'rer. Hazel SCott heads a swell floor show at the Cafe Society Uptown Also featured are Teddy Wilson's band an

Page 6 THE TYNDALL TARGET NEWS FROM THE --Kadet Kapers--PICTURES OF CADETS USED TO HELP RECRUIT WACS Now that the holiday season over and we have started this new year, there isn t too much to look forward to except a lot or hard work ror the remainderJof our stay at this post. or course when we have classes such as Jam Handy, where nickels and slugs are things or the past, it helps to relieve the monotony .or the less interesting work. There must be something about. us cadets that even we don t realize. Movie stars are always bothered ror their autograp)ls, but everyvmere we go they seem to want our pictures. our last pic tures were shown in newsreels all over the I!Ountry--but unfort unately we were not the central figure that day, as the women or our air force stole the spotlight ror tile first time in our nlus trious careers. The whole affair and pictures were ror the pub'11city or the Wacs in their big recruiting dri-ve, We realize that our llictures here this time Will be Just for our own clasS"" book. There has been a noticeable improvement in tl1e marching or the cadets in the past week, Lets keep up our c oop eration with the cadet officers--and keep 1n step with Ruppertsberger, Class 44-2 (Cadets) is enJoying a graduat i o n stag party on Tues day, Jan. 11, in the Rec Hall. Present plans include beer, food, beer, entertainment, more beer, and music by the Tyndall Fteld orchestra. --Instructor Sqd.-1WIN THE WAR IN 'ijij' IS ROOM'S SLOGAN You! v e probably heard of the Gold IXJs t Twins, haven t you? Our squadron has its own. You can never see S g t Mueller w1 thou t seeing Sgt. Thompson with him. The y are always together. Do you guys s l e ep togeth er, too? Sgc. W elpe r met all ot the train. s t hat came into P C Sunday, H15 w1! e was due to arrive. After tlle last one Sunday n1 gh t he came back t o t h e field in the rain, only to be awake n e d before morning because his wire was waiting at the station. Room 10, Bks 406, has inaugur ated a n e w i dea this week. Ever y time the y write a letter they wr1 te Win the War in 44 on the back or th e envelope. Did you know that Sgt. Bryant will b e eligible t o live at No. 10 Downing St. in J ust 28 short more years? He told us so hims el r SfSgts Kelly and Bast and Sgt. Brobst all went home on .turlQugh together. I 111 bet that was a mighty rough train. J:)id any o n e see the color or Sgt. W1nes race when he knocked down one or the walls or the Weapons Dept, an d the office r 1n charge w .alked ln. That s what s commonlY known a s a tough one to lose. They issued our n ew mes s passe s Saturday morning. Darn good thing, too. S gt. BednaTski had used his s o many time s that it looked like a piece or used Klee n ex --Sgt. Harvey Wine. "JaflpnJ puo a16u!s o SDlj sdH papunoJ pooJq fO sa6pa sdH aJOnbs s1auod puo Jo1n6uopaJ aJo s6u!M suo!pas Ja}UaJ a41 jo:>pp -U!IAJ a6JPI o soy H au!Bua IO!POJ a16u!s o ,.(q paJaMod Jaqwoq opad o' Ja6uaAy L -:!81 s n "ON ID ION 'JappnJ puo a16u!s o soy puo sd!J papunoJ >poq S! a6pa 6u!poa1 ay1 sdH papunoJ aJo s6U!M ay1 JaAo s6U!M U! aJo puo a6o1 -asnl }O asou U! S! au!6 ua aUQ saU!6Ua ACj paJaMod puo Jaqwoq o so pasn auo1d o '86 !YJ!V asau -odor s,H ; L "ON 10 aJ!:l --Squadron E--STUDENT BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION IS \ FORMED BY SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICE The squadron has again come to life, with the arrival of our Class 442 back from an event ful week or flying in Apalachicola. Stick it out, fellows, and remember your song, one More Week to Go. n Show ing the real sp1r1 t of the occasion, the boys l e rt 1n the squadron a n d C l 44-5 got busy r r 1 d a y n 1 gh t ( m 1 n d you N e w Year' s eve) and on Saturday morn ing w e brough t the "E" flag back home arter 1 t had for some reason managed t o wander down SkUnk Hollow way. Nice going, fellows, a n d now since Christmas we shoulm' t: let 1t travel back for we have our own perfu me. How abo u t i t Sgt. Warner? Thanks c o Special Servi ce for inaugurating a Student Basketball Associ a<:.!o n Under tlle d1recc.1on or Coac h Jimmie L e ith, this squacron. has a:l ready mad e 1n1 t1al plans and is going w b e prepared to give some squadrons keen petition. May we suggest here that all students interested contact Coach Leith 1 n our squadron s upply room at once, C lass 44-5 is now flying into its third week and w e find as our first victim, SfSgt. Wile, who is complaining that Sgt. ChP.stnu tt keeps him awake half the night singin g romantic songs. In love, Sarge? F L A SH: Men of squadron En are really on t h e ball when it comes to singing on t h e march. Keen rivalry has been noticed between Sgt. NUgent's and Sgt. Roberson's fl1ghts, No doubt this Will be settled before the end Of the! r last three weeks or school. QUESTION: Who throws all the rubbish on .the porch or Brk:; 413? Come on, fellows, give the morning porch detail a break. Put Your rubbish 1n the barrel at night and he l p your budd ies. S.N.A. F'.U. --Squadron D...:.PRIVATE SARGENT MAKES EARLY MORNING ROLL CA.LLS CONFUSING FOR SERGEANT Thi s w eek saw class 447 enter gunn ery school and 500 men fresh out of basic training came to us from Skunk Hollow There is the usua l assortment of Smiths and J onases b u t our Darling, Pvt. Richard o takes the cake. Then w e have a Private Sargent and to hear s;sgt, Smith callin g Sar g ent" at reveille and have some not especially Wiseacre ask Wh 1 c h one ? and Sm 1 th 1 s hal f .asl ee p reply, "Private Sargent, n make s it all seem too too bewild ering. But one thing we can say for this class i s that they are t h e "singingest" bun c h that ever hit our squadron. The first m orning or school they soun de(j off without any urging rrom the flight NCO' s and one membe r of the instructor' s squactron was heard to remark whe n tl1e y went by "First Sgt. Thompson mus t have laryngitis and can t ream out his boys and they are happy a b out i t ." The Dept. or Training was further 1 5 new instructors from our last class and we h ave s i x new offieers connected w1 th the Dept from the class that graduated along with the e n listed men. Then, too, our class was the first to b e issued the new type "GI" proJec tile wings and they are really the stu rr. SfSgt. Jesse Charbula, the Gunner or the Class, i s star ting on a 30-day furlough--his first after a lmost rour years of being away from the U.S H e wonders, though, where h e s goin g to get a blouse to f1 t him. Hasn t had the right size since h e came in. H e stands six feet 5 i nches and i s built 1n proportio n. He only wears size 44 "Extra Long. Any one got a spare? --Squadron C-HOLIDAYS OVER, BUT PACKAGES STILL CLOG MAILROOM Sgt. Neal, our mailman over the holidays, is now saying sure glad the nolidays are over, but those packages are still not slowing up," Kinda snowed you under, Sarge? The start of another year 1s now 1n our midst, Tile holidays are over, and 1944 i s with u s ; the candles or sUccess are burning high; we are all conf1den t in whatever task we undertake, that our enemy will know that those gunners leaving TYndall Field will make the enemy realize one word: DEFEAT! We are all wondering how our capable first sergeant and the Mrs. en;oy their new home on Tyndall Field, s it true, Sarge, that you have a rrig1datre, and do you keep any cold beverages on hand? We Will certa-inly drop !n t o see you or the iced tea, Sgt. Earl Hill is back on the Job again, after enjoying a sho r t stay in New Jersey. We all extend a hearty wel co m e to 2nd Lt. Georgeson, our new Ad Jutant and we all say So long to our old Adjutant, 2nd Lt. F r e e m an. M embers o r c 1 ass 4 4-6 a r e sweating out that tough situation of moving in to thei r n e w quarters. With a gripe here and thfre, a few smlle. s are among the class, the day 1s coming soon when the tents will ready to be occu Pied All or you can 1 : be 1 u clcy" to stay 1n the barracks, so 1 f You are told to m ove in to t h e soldiers, don't start.-hol1 er1ng and saying, "But rve got a co l d. Going back to that subject or tents, w e are se to you, s gt, Blaisdell. You have tellus you got your expc;rlence pu t up tents 1n army. rns 1 de information has info"'JJi ed us that yo u once worked 1n a c i reus and w ere head man on the ten t de tail. Sergeant Sends Sweetie's Letter to His Wife Los Angeles ( CNS) M rs. Carol Snider blinked a couple of times when she received a letter from her husband, an Army sergeant, that began Dear Sweetheart." And when she read -"you don't have to worry about my wife" -she applied for a divorce. Snider had mailed his sweetheart' s letter to his wife. Paratrooper Uses Bond as Drift Paper Ft. Benning, Ga. (CNS)-A par atrooper atop a 250-foot jump tower was told to drop a piece of paper t o determine the drift of the wind H e did, then jumped, landed and streake d off. "Where are you ,goin,g?" h e was asked. T o ,get my $50 war bond," he repli e d "It was the only piece of paper I had." Twins Don't Look Alike Grafton, Mass. (CNS) -CPO John O'Bara and his brother Frank are twins but you'd never guess it. John is six feet tall, weighs HlO pound::; Frank is four feet tall, weighs 95 pounds.


January 8, 1944 THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 7 I GOAL FO .. R 1944:--ON TO BERLIN I& which, in June, 1941, Adolf Hitler sent his Nazi ami es on their most disastrous camp and the spearhead of the Soviet force is some 600 miles from Berlin. The crossing of tl1e fronUer brought_ un political difficulties. In the firstplace, the Russians themselves haven't announced that the oorder has been crossed. The Poles, who have been sqnabblin_gwith the Hussians for many months, want no Rus si ans on Pol:\ sh soil. ApParently the Poles want the Russians to chase the Germans out of Russia and then stop. They fear that if Russia goes on in to Pol and, the Soviets will keep control of some of the t erri tory after the war. However. the Polish government in London called on its underground ,in Poland to give the right of way to the adBERLIN wi.ll be the go a I of .-A II i e d drives from many fronts during 1944. This year may see Hit ler's downfall and final victory in Europe. Al lied are moving up in Italy. Soviet forces drive on in the East. New war fronts will probably be opened -along the Channel coast, from Corsica, and Yugoslavia. vancing Russians and to con-successful amphibious oper tinue resistance to the GeraUons in that area in the mans. But an order to co-nast 18 days p di tch It is now reported that the Germans have 1,000 more first line fighterplanes than they had a year ago ,, ress spa es with Russian military said all three operations have commanders was withheld pendsbmned the Japanese and have ing resumption of Polish-Soviet been carr 1 ed out with comp ar-' diplomatic relations. atively light cost. TI1c bor d e r was crossed, ap-This verifies the that the Nazis have been hoard ing their arrcraft against th e time they will nedd them to. repel the Allied invasion '1\hich seems certain to come within the next couple of months. parentl;,' at the southern fringe of the Pri net marshes. Sornewhat farther to the south, the city of Berdichey, a rail ,itmction an d former headquarters of the German armies in the TJkraine, has been captured. The Russians were rmshing: fo. rward at the rate of 10 to lEi miles a day. TI1e first rubber-Drodudng 1 and that we have re-taken fron1 the J aps fell to American trooPs m New Guinea this week. The to\m of Sai dor, o n the north i\ew Guinea coast, 5!1 miles below the Jan base of \ladang;, is the site of some 300 acres of rubbe r trees. TI1rce htmdrcd ar:res will not p rod1tce an aprrreci able runoun t of' rubber. but some sources 1 ooked upon the event as SJ' m hol i e of things to co m e Tlic 1 anilin_gat Saidor, carried out by veterans of the Buna camnai _g-n, was one of three The f1 rs t landing was on De cenber 15. 01 that day, Pmer ican troops stormed ashore on the south coast of New at' Arawe, and gained control of the narrow Vitiaz Strait On Wednesday, Arneri can Fort-which runs between New Brj tain resses and Liberators encmmt and New Guinea. This oper-ered a new German weapon when ation paved the way for the they attacked Kiel for the second attack, on Decenber which resulted in capture of the Cape Gloucester airfields on New Britain. second successive day. Terrific rem stance was encountered. Cr ewmen reported they met more than twice as many fighters as they encount-It was announced that the ered the daJ before. Americans now have a new air-field less than 2..''i0 miles from The new defensive weapon Rabaul and only 850 miles from consisted of anti-aircraft Japan's mighty naval base at bombs towed on wires behind Truk. The field, 6,500 feet fighter planes. long and able to handle medium Rnd light bombers, j s on Bougai.nville island, and j s call ed Piva F'1eld. Completion of the field means that Japanese ships at Rabaul are within of dive bomb ers and torpedo planes. A pilot reported the bombs looked like 100-pounders. Several expl0ded in the mj dst of American formations. The first reports from the raid made public did not say if the weapon had met with any sue-cess. Water-Soaked Rifle Used By Sergeant to Kill 5 Nips Pacific Area (CNS)---,Sgt. Walter Schliezman, 25. of New York, killed five Japs with a watersoaked rifle and blew up two others with hand grenades dur ing the invasion of Makin Island. H e said that his rifle, an Ml, had been under water while h e was wading ashore but that i t worked "just l ike it had been freshly cleaned." Broken Back Fails to Keep Flier Out of Combat London (CNS)-Flight Lt. Desmond Ruchwaldy of the Royal Air Force, who broke his back in a n airplane crash two y ears ago, shot down two Nazi fighters in a recent raid on the Belgian base of Chievres. Ruchwaldy holds the Distinguished Flying Medal. Tough Guy Bogart Blitzed in Algiers Algiers (CNS)Shortly after screen tough guy Humphrey Bo gart arrived here to entertain troops an. Arab street urchin called him a "blankety-blank gangster," a native woman mowed him down with an imaginary machine gun and the U S. Army los all his luggage. "I better get my mob," said Bogart, "to straighten this out." Sailor on Leave Takes 'Old Job' Winnett, !\font. (CNS)-Chief Petty Officer Alvin P. Ingebo, a former school teacher here, came home on leave from the Navy and found that the instructor who had replaced him was ill. Ingebo spent his leave in the schoolroom, instructing his old pupils.


Letter to a P. 0 .W. I WILL YOU WRITE a 'letter to a Prisoner of War tonight? Perhaps he was left behind when Bataan fell. Perhaps he had to bail out over Germany. Anyway. he's an American, and he hasn't had a letter in a long. long time. And when you sit down to write. tell him why you didn't buy your share of War Bonds last pay day-if you didn't. "Dear Joe." you might say. "the old topcoat was getting kind of threadbare. so I No. cross it out. Joe might not understand about the topcoat. especially if he's shivering in a damp Japanese cell. Let's try again. "Dear Joe. I've been working pretty hard and haven't had a vacation i n over a year. so Better cross that out. too. They don't ever get vacations where Joe's staying. Well. what are you waiting for? Go ahead, write the letter to.Joe. Try to write it. anyhow. But mister, or madam. or miss. if somehow you find you can't finish that letter. will you. at least, do this for Joe? Will you up the amount of money you're putting into your Payroll Savings Plan so that you'll be buying your share of War Bonds from here on in? And will you-for Joe's sakestart doing it right away? Thi!< prepare d under the auspic e s of the War Advertising Council and the U S Department Furnished by SPecial Service jar u .f:;e on Orientation Bulletin


January 8, 1944 --Medi cwoes-BEACHCOMBERS FIND NAVAL RADIO NEAR BEACON BEACH 'Ibe writer grate1'ully wishes to acknowledge a Job well done by "Th e Friendless" Maxwell-Lites combine. T believe my colleagu,es will now Dear me out that J gave up my 1 e gi on o r r r t ends when I undertook to write this column Thanks again, boys--and qhould deCide that you would like to take this column permanently-you have but to ask. our beachcombers really turned up with a wow the other AM when they found a naval radio set round Beacon Beach way. Benedict, Morency, McComsey and Swanberg were commended by the P .rovos t marshal for their direct action in reporting their find. Some or the Christmas packages received by the boys were very suggestive o! "Things to Come." There was FJSgt. Dean receiving two very cute "baby.dolls" and SJSgt. Timko two pairs of socks from Georll:e, Wonder l! either one or them would care to make a statement? For the bene !1 t of "The Sack" who writes the column for Wac tiv1t1es, perhaps she'd like to know of the condi tlon a r one of our illus,tr1ous patients. I re fer to S!,Sgt. Arnold Milgaten. Judging !rom the loaded trays 1n his possession at the hospital mess hall, I'd say he's "doing just !lne." We welcome the addi tlon to the hospital starr of Capt, Alan B. Adam, MC, as chief of neuro-psychiatry, and Lt. Genla M. Groom, ANC. I was .practically threat e n ed to mention by Sgt. Chern ey that Lt. Groom reported here !rom Miami. perhaps Captain Adam Will be good enough to make a study o f our own Pfc. Romance and tell us what makes him tick. Some of the boys are reluctant about turning in their passes to the CQ. But not so w1 th my boy Starn. The other night he turned his pass in and attacked to it was the picture of his girl fr1en a from back home. (As 1 f h e could pass her off that easilY,) Sgt. Timko tells me it's mur der to try to get a'1y of his bQys to put in a bit of overtime, yet one nlE'Jl.t, to his surpl'!se, Cpl. Nabel ek puts in an un expected appearance, What's the at trac tlon, .John, Oh, never mind, we know, Qui t.e attractlce too. -Sgt. A. S. Jackrel Movies Pay Million For 'Winged ViCtory' New York (CNS) "Winged Victory," the Army Air Forces show, has been sold to 20th Century-Fox for $1,000 ,000highest price ever paid for screen rights to a Broadway show. Moss Hart, author and director of the show, will leave soon fur Hollywood where he will supervise production of the movie. THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 9 --Woctivities--SNAFU AWAITING COURT "Aw, I seen the same act a dozen times 1n HAPPY NEW YEAR. or By P!'C. GAWDHELPrJS Carry Hane the Yu I e Log, But Don't Drop Him in the Mud Due to a combination of writer s cramp and an old Hawaiian disease, I have been hors de combat (not to be confused with femmes du guerre) for the last few weeks. To greet the New year, I have a few anecdotes to relate some good and some censored: You all know Pfc, Brill {th. e Pogo Stick Expert), well, he spent a large bundle of the stuff on a Safari in darkest Africa At the crucIal time, he had the Mess Hall Horrors, and missed the boat the Ritz is in the black 9 of his rJ.ough-T,S,, Brill, old chm! We ask Fr1 tz1e Riker at. what Taxidermy Shop she got. her glass eye, It ls so natural, dear, and i t makes you look ten years younger. The rash or mustach e s that swept o ver o u r Waller Trainer finally p ene tra ted to the 785th Com mandO' s {Old Barbaso l Eicher, and initial), Amen Hayes, the Gospel Shouter, nas a new perch these days high and dry (repeat "AND DRY") on a wagon. Shultzie has went, her has gone, she is gone away from I, miss her in 32, but our tragic loss is the Supply Room' s gain. SJSgt, Namendor!, the gruesome gremlin was seen recently anu a rumor started that Bela Lugos1 had been drafted, All wrong, chillun, we know who it Is, but 1 t was a natural mistake, Pfc, Polcyn was not content to blow it out his barracks bag and insisted ln blowing it out a trumpet a la Harry James. Grant did a public service by taking and s tashlng the instrrumen t. I wari t to in traduce at thi:: time Pfcs, Chirafisi and Beck, the Katzenjammer kids of t h e 348th. If you hear a cry of "My Boy," just look for your foxhole. They ain't to be trusted, The past few weeks wer e memor: able by much revelry, highlighted by the party at the 348th Day Room on New Year' s night. A bright spot was Pfc. Surdick singing "None At All" or "I hope yru got four, bu

10 --:Rugged 69th-SMOKEY DISCOVERS MOUNTAIN DEW FACTORY Well, here we are back rrom a very very nice rurlpugh, Seems only yesterday I was on way home. I t s good to be back thougli,. and dont call me a liar. There seems to be plenty o r good old fashioned fruitcake and nuts s tlll around the barracks and I have been a c cused or eating. every-. thing that isn t nailed down, but you have t o t ake thft!.t with a grain or salt. I have been telling the boys around here that I never drink anything stronger than good co rree but some o-r them seem to doubt mY word since what happened New Year's Eve 1n Room 10 Bks 303. The way 1t all happened was that I was gently slUmbering away on my bunk arter drinking too many cokes and eating too much borrowed c ake, When all or a sudden I awake Jrlst 1n t1.me to see a good old G. I. bunk come hurtling down towards me !rom above. S 1 Sgt. Wadsworth still says. I went out the corner window wt thou t un ras t., enin g the screen but the ca tcnes or the screen are slightly bent so I am prone to believe that I at l east tried to unfasten 1t. HONEST TIDSE BIRDS WOULD KILL liN ORDINARY HUMAN BEING! I wen t hunting while I was home al)d somehow managed to come upon a thickly wooded l i ttle cove !rom Which a thin curl or clue hazy smoke was dri !tin g, To a rank amateur 1t would never have been noticed at all. Well, the Stl.ll was stlll running, I don t know Why there was no one around but an yway I sized up the situation an d mumbled to mysel r awhlle. I t led my pup to a tree and pro ceeded to mcsey over to a couJ;ile or con ta1ners and watch some vary runny smelling substance bubbling in t h em. The !ires were still burning so I took my time a nd had a good look (all the time m y pup kept turning his head Sideways an d thoughtful like and watching the clear 11 ttle trickle coming !rom a long twisting pipe and pricking an ear e very time a drop !ell in to the pickle barrel below.) + had turned to leave the place when I heard !i noise sorta orr to the le rt and down in the holler aways. I moved around the ridge and down there 1n the cove below was the runniest sight I have ever seen, I meorts that prospects are very good ror ruture Jive sessions. In came the New Year with th..e squadron getting ready !or another .:Satu'rday inspection. This week's .&core was 91 which did not meet :w1 th the CO's satisfaction. Let s :get on the beam, men, and bring the bacon home. on' Wednesday the 29th a dance was given in the Re c Hall wf th music by the Tynclallaires. EverY'"" body present had a swell time wi t!h some or Panama Ci ty' s loveLiest Service Queens present. Refreshments were served to all During the past week the squadron has welcomed !our more new arrivals, and three other members are the proud wearers or Dri ver s Merit Badges. More or the men .are hoping same. Personal Item: Sgt warren 1. Thompson's chick !rom Talla "A. & M. came to visit him last sunday, Big shot, l:nlh, Sarge? The squadron basketball team played its rurst game or tlle season on the 29th against the p, c. colored uso team. The squadron was defeated by a close score or 15-14, but hopes to reverse the decision when more practice has been obtained. -Cpl; Arthur Williams War Bond Rules Confuse Soldiers, Delay Deliverie s By Camp Newspaper Service The;re are some things about war bonds which soldiers in the field don't understand. This isn't surprising because there are some things about war bonds that aren't" very simple. One thing that mystifies soldiers is the discrepancy in the dates that appear on the face of the bonds. The bonds carry two dates. One is the date of the bond itself, the other the date of issue. Don't. let the difference in the two confuse you. You see, it is the policy of the Army war bond office t6 issue all bonds within the first 15 d:tys of the month following completion of payment. Ordinarily, the subscriber is given the benefit of 30 days interest, since his bond is dated the first of the month although payment is not completed until the end of the month. .Sometimes b o n d purchasers start to worry when they do not receive the bond they've been buying on the day they expect it. The reason for these delays is that sometimes complete information is lacking by the war bond office However, if your bond is more than 15 days late you should make inquiry at the war bond office so that the records may be checked. he, 'it'll be worth the money Sergeant Gets Old Gun Overseas after alL.' She: 'I'd like to get a divorce. My husband lives. in Ohio and I'm here, and we don't get along. Her: .'Why don't you sue him for incatJ:atibili ty? :511e: 'I would if I could catch him at it.' Mother: 'Sonny, don't use such bad words. Sonny: 'Shakespeare used Mother: 'Well, don't J:LBY with him anymore. We see where Secretary Ickes suggests doubling Lf: to-conserve heat. Oh, Hedy! England (CNS)-Two years ago at Camp Blanding, Fla. Sgt. Lar ry Reeves of San Antonio, Tex. traded his Springfield rifle, model 1903, serial number 192472, for an Ml. Last week they took Sgt. Reeves' M1 away from him and issued him another piece-a Springfield, model .1903, serial number 192472.


J armary 8, 1944 --Red Birds--NEW YEAR.'S PARTY IS TERMED HUGE SUCCESS Well, now that the holidays are. all over with, we are back in our regular routine. Our' Sctlladron had a big New Year1 s party and according to all who were there it sure was a hug. e success and or course a lot or credit goes to SfSgt. Mitchel, and Sf Sgt. Boyes who were in charge or all the arrangements. The sighting instructors sure ave had a pretty busy time mov ing lately. We not only had to move barracks, but we had to move !rom aur sighting building to our. location. SfSgt. wanarka was in charge or the moving, but he sure ha

Page 12 THE: TYNDftLL T I)RGET Warmin' the Bench By SGT. FRANK DE BLOIS CNS Sports Correspondent During l943_ new champions were crowned in. every field in spo_rts ann with many of the oln stars in the service of their conntry, most of the n e w titleholners wore nmnes unfamiliar to the pnbli c a year ago. T ell yo u what we'll no. Let's list some of the charupionshiTIS ann see i .f yon can pick out the champ who hol rl.s them. You'll get four choices, one o f them 'the right one. t. Rnns batter! in champion of both major leap;ues anr. sur. cessor to Tecl Williams as home run king of the ma.Jors was--? ()Rudy York ()Charlie K eUer ()MeL Ott ()Lefty Gomez 2. Football's "coach of the year" ancl number one comeback kin of 1943 was--? ( )CL ark Shaughr;es::;y (}Frank Leahy (}nonzo Sta{fg ()Toots S hor 3. Top three year olrl horse of the year ancl biggest money winne r of the tr rf was--? ()DeviL Diver ()N.;.rkc t Wise ()Ca.u,nt F'/.c d (}Spark Fbg 4. Winner of the Tam O'Shanter open ann number one w:Jman golfe r of the year was--? ()Pam Baton ()Fatty Berg ()Betty Hicks ()Trixie fragenza '1. Winner o f the National Professional Footba11 League Chmupionship was-? ( )Chicago Bea1s (}Wash ington Redskins ()Hew York Giants ()Ddanrc y St.,.eet Polecats. 6 \ational Leago1e batting champion and base hit leaner of both leagu e s was--? ()Joe N e d w i c k ()Stan Musial ()Ernie Lombardi ()Bill Cox 7 Recognized in New York state .as lightweight chan,pion of the w o rlrl is--? ()Sammy Angott ()Beau Jack ()Bob Montgomery ()Joe G a n::; The Answers: l, Fluc/y York. of Detroit, topped both major leagues in home runs, runs batted in and total bases last year. He hit for the circuit 34 times, k nocked in 118 runs and made 149 assists in the field, a new reco r d f o r f i r s t basemen. 2. Amos Alonzo Stagg, 81 year o l d coach of the College of the Pa cific team, was-voted football's 'coach of tHe y _ear.' His clu, b lost two games in nine. 3. Coun t Fleet, Mr s .John D. H ectz matchless colt, was the top all around horse of the year. Th e Count won six races in six starts and compiled of $170,000 i n the process. 4. 1-fiss Patty Berg, now a lieutenant in the Marine Cr,rps, won the Tam O 'Shante r event in Chicago and was voted the outstanding woman athlete o f the year for doing it. 5. The Chicago Bears won the National Professional football championship, defeating the Washington Redskins in a playoff at Chicaao, 41 t o 21. 6 Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinals' outfielder, led the National League in batting, hits, -ioubles, triples and total base;,. P.is .357 battin[l average was the bc:st in either league. 7 Beau ,Tack, the Georg i a shoe shine boy, won, lost and regained the New York version of the world' s lightweight championship during the year. He won the title fro m the veteran Fritzie Zivic, lost it to Bob lr'ontg omery of Philadelphia, and won it back from Montgomery in a return fight. A n gott is recognized as champion by the N.B.A. .NA Tl VI TY SCENE WORK OF CAPT. BRUNNER, PVT. SCOTT The combined efforts of Capt. Charles F. Brunner, who is responsible for Tyndall Fi el d' s 1 andscap ing, and Pvt. Vernon the 69th, who works i n the Post Library, produced t h 1 s N ativity s cene which "'a s built just outside the Post Chapel during the C hristma s season. Captain Brunner constructe d the log building, w hi.l e Private Scott pairted a nd cut out the figur es. OUR fRONT COVER Sgt. Danny Levinson, whof'e sharp cameril eye and ski 11 ed hands have worked together for the past severRl months to produce the -front covers of the Target, has been transferred to an AAF motion o icture unit at Culver City, Cal. Danny wound up c areer as Target cameraman in a blaze of glory. His cover, showing praying before an altar, and the New Year's cover were hailed the best thilt have adorned the TarQet. This is a reproduction of the New Year's cover. It centers about the gun-belte d figure of A/C EJ ija h O strander, Jr., rigged out in flying togs and standing ilstride the world with feet firmly plnnted in Texcs C1nd Tynd for the Air T.ra n snort Cornmann. Lt. flnrry, who l < t't-here a year 11go 1 ns t. Sen t.en,her, is now stAtioner! nt.l1 reat Funs, \ 1ont., i n th e 7th Cm11n. WHAT'S DOING NEXT WEEK SUNDAY 12:45 P M .--Musical Recordinl( Hour, Post Theater, CWO Missal C omm en t a to r. MJNDAY 12:30 P.M.--Squadron A&R Rerre sentative Meeting, Athletic Of c. 7:00 P.M.--Movies, Station Hosr it al. 8 : 30 P.M. --Movies, Receiving Sq. nJESDAY 8:00 P.M.--Weekly Dance, USO, T / F Band broadcast over WDLP. 8:00 P.M.--Movies, Colored.Rec Hall. WEINESDAY P.M.--Sj:-ecial Service NonCom Meeting, Post Library. 5:30 P.M. --Intersquadron Touch football games. 7 :30 P.M.--Tyndall Field Pre sents, 1LP 7:00 P M .--Protestant Choir Rehearsal Post Ch sr e 1 7:00 P .M.-Weekly Veri ety Show, Recei.ting Pool. 8:00 P .M.--GI Dance, Rec Hall, Permanent Party Only. 8: Playhouse, mJ'. TinJRSDAY 3:3:' P.M.--Tyndall Concert Band, WIJ.J'. 6: --Radio Workshor Period. 7:00 P.M. -Movie_s, Hosr it al. 8:00 P.M.-:GI Dance, Rec Hall, Students Only, 8:00 Weekly Colored Dance, Colored Rec Hall. 8:30 P.M.--RecHsll Tonijlht, WILP, P .M.--Movies, Recetving Sq, FRIDAY 7:30 P.M.--Ibxing, Receiving Pool. 8 : 00 P .M.--Movies, Colored Rec Hell. SAnJRDAY 7:00 P.M.--Movies, Hosritsl. 8 : 30 P.M.--Movies, Receiving Sq, POST Sun,, JAG< l.ONOON,' M i cha"l 0 Shea, Susan Hayward, Tu'tsrlay. 'CROSS O F J.ORRAINE, Pierre Aurnont, Ger:t Kelly. Wed. 1i'tur 'HIG! E F A"'f1 HJC1!ER Frsnlt S inatrR, Michele Morgan,. Fri. S a t., 'GUNG HO,' Randolrh Scntt, G race Mclhna!d, RITZ Sun Mon 'RIDIN' HIGH,' Diclr Powell, Dorothy Lamour Tues., thru Fri., 'TI-!E C'ANC''S ALL H ERE A! ice Faye S aturday, 'FALSE COLORS,' Bi! l fuyd. PAN AHA Sun., Mon., 'IIIE'VE BEEN T .ICKFD.' RichRrd '?uine. Tuesr! ny, nASSPORT TO Sl.IEZ.' Warren \\i!! i ""' Ann SavAge, Wedn<'sr!ay, 'THE HARD WAY, Ida Lurinn, Dennis Morgan. Thurs day, 'AIR FORCE,' J n i,n C or field, G i Fri., Sat., 'PRAIRIE THIJNf'EP.,' D ick FnrRn,


J 8, 1944 THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 13 1111 Y AND(W07'' By BOB HAWK 1. What is the facet or a have both light an d dark meat: diamond? turkey, pork, duck and flounder? 2. Is the word. "damson" correctly used in this sentence: I'd Uke a dish of damsons with my demi-tasse for dessert. 3. What sweet smelling flower is named ror a baby? 4. Does an empty elevator use the same amount of electric,tty going up as coming down? 5. Eggs turn st}.ver black. How does salt arrec t sn ver? 6. A thermometer measures tem p erature. A barometer measures atmospheric pressure and weather changes. What does a cranio meter measure? 7. In the song Th e Old Oaken Bucket," the bucket i s called "oaken" and "iron-bound. How else is it referred to? s. What advantage is there to launching a ship stern f1 rst in10. Does the largest percentage or city taxpayer's dollar gp !or schools, str_eets or sanitation? YANKWIZ ANSWERS 1. A little race. one set of' small, plain surfaces or a diamond or other precious stone. 2. Yes. Damsons are plums. 3. Baby s breath. 4. It uses more coming down. The counter balance weighs 40 percent more than the car. 5. It turns it green. 6. The head. 7. As "the moss-covered bucke t." 8. The shiP is eased in to the water heavy end down first; in sideways launching the whole ship is lurched in to the water w1 th a resulting hard jar to the body or the ship. 9. Three. All except cluck, v.hi ch is all dark meat. 10. Schools. Doctor to husband: 'You'll have a diFferent 'lroll1an wh.en your wife comes home from the hosr i tal.' Husband: 'But what if she finds out.' ....,._ _____ stead or sideways? The jawbone of an as' s is just as dangerous a wearon today as it g. How many or. the following was in Scmson' s time. "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" 1he tired business man arrived Rarmaid: 'Oh, yes, I married a home. The cook had left that man in the Fire l>ef't.' morning without giving notice. Yardbird: Volunteer?' The market had been dejressed all, Barmaid: 'No, Pa made him.' day and now he a farewell no,te from his wife A fellow we know has a brc*en He knew that a shot would end arm which he received fran fight all his troubles. So he OJ: ened: i ng Eo r a woman' s honor. a 1:o ttl e and took one. seems she wm ted to k eer: i t. It ''FoR WHOM \HE BELLS 1"0LL.


6UNNERS GUNNER OF THE CLASS PVT. ROGER H. BOUCHER Squadron A Pvt.. BoucherJ 20 years_ oldJ comes from WinooskiJ VermontJ where he attended the local high school and participated in intra-mural sports. He worked in one of Vermont1 s textile mills from the time of his graduation from high school until he was inducted into the Army at Fort Deven'sJ Mass. Received his basic at Miami 3each and then came here fo;-gun n e ry t :a i n i n g. M/SGT. JACK B. SICKLES Squadron C M/Sgt. Sickles has been in the Army about three and a half yearsJ and i s 2i years old. Following his graduation from high school in MarshfieldJ OhioJ where he played second base on the varsity baseball teamJ he tried his hand at coal mining for a short time before entering the Army. Has been stationed at MaxwellJ GunterJ Cochran Field. hanute and S/ SGT. JESSE F. CHARBULA Squad ron D Was Gunner of the Week for December ii. Was a diesel en-gineer in life. En-l i s t e d i n AAF i n 0 c. t o be r J i 9 40 J at Fort Sam HoustonJ Texas. Is a native of Port LavacaJ TexasJ and is 2i. Spent 22 weeks at Scott FieldJ Ill.J prior to assignment to Greenwocd (Miss.) Army Air BaseJ and then came to Tyndall from there. A/CJOF:LL. WYATT Cadet Detachment A/C" Joe: L. Wyatt is 27 and sing 1. e He h a i l s from Ro on o k e J end graduated :rom Jefferson High School there befcre a ttend-ing Roanoke Before en:e:-ing the service he was em ployed by the Norfolk & Western rcilrcad as c draftsman in the engineering department. Entered the AA? Feb. 27 J i9 43J and took basic t :raining at Miami Beach. Then was sent t o the college training detachment at Feen College J C levelandJ Ohio. After thad he hod pre-flight navigation at-Selman FieldJ La.J before coming t o Tyndall. WEEK PVT. FR.4HK MITCHELL, JR. Squad ron B Pvt. Mitchell was an inspector for Pan American Airways before entering the Army. Comes from MiCl141.iJ Fla. J and is .34 years old. Attended University and Long Island University. parents live in New York. His He has been in the Army six monthsJ and received his basic t rain i n g at M i am i B eo ch. PVT. WILLIAM P. 0 RRI EH S. 'l'L ad ron E Pvt. 01BrienJ i 8 years oldJ comes fromKeansburgJ N.J. A graduate of Leonardo High School in Leonardo J N J.J last JuneJ he entered the service August i4. In school he played basketball and lists his favor/ i te sports as hunting and fish-ing. R e c e i ve d ba s i c a t G r e en s b o r o J N.C.J _and then come to Tyndall.


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