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Page 2 THE TYNDALL TARGET I PUBLISHED ON SATURDAYS BY THE SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICE FOR PERSONNEL OF THE ARMY AIR FORCES FLEXIBLE GUNNERY SCHOOL, PANAMA CITY, FLA. Copy Prepared Under Supervision Of Public Relations Office'r, Printing and Photography by Base Photographic & Reproduction SeCt ion. Art Work by Dept. of Training Drafting Department. The TyndAll Target receives aatert&l by Cawp Newsp&pel' Service, War Dept., 2011 E. 42nd St., New Yorlc City. Credited 11&-teriAl &J !lOT be republished without peraission from CNS. DECLINE OF AN EMPIRE The bright new paint the Nazis used to color the walls and roof of their fortress Ellropa is flaldng rapidly as the the true color of things becomes apparent. Once the joy of every German, Berlin does not now stir up pride in the German breast. It is a. city that has lost its aplomb. No longer do the glittering parades collllland its avenue, no tributaries follow 1n the wake of the great speeches, md where once force held undisputed swey, dead winds riot 811ong the doubtful dreans of its leaders. Wh1l e Berlin lived, Gennany lived, and the bright s rd of Nazi con!Jlest vied 11'1 th the rays of the morning SliD. By now, the broad streets had been swept clean of the ill-fated sands of the Desert Campaign, and no index to the tragic battle-losses in I\lssia oould be formd 1n the faces of the people. True, there were deys vben the stores had little or nothing to sell. And the chtll Winter winds that cane oould be depended on to freeze a Nazi as quickly as anyone. Of all things there was a lack, but this was because of the war, the people said, the war that se!11ed to demand so much more of a citizen of the Reich. '!hen, out of the nigpt froot Britain, came the great flying madlines of the RAF, and the Flying Fbrtresses and the Libera-tors flew straight frooJ. the sun. Like a giant adver sary who is threatened for the first time by a weaker foe, Berlin sputtered and spoke feelingly of but none Clll!eo Berlin was coming in for its share now, and after each attack more of the city fell into shambles and the still alive had to d:lg themselves out of the ruins. Having so'Ml the seeds of fury the city did not fail to reap the harvest of the ltUrlwind. Behind the glowing scmes painted :l:br then by the Leader the Gennans had caught a quick glimpse of their bridge of sighs. Rapidly nearing it from the Eastern approach, were the lost annies d'f the Ukraine, while toward it from the West, roved the people who walked in the shadow of the death fuat fell swiftly fran the skies. And now, fran the Leader's ov.n lips they heard that Gennany not win the war. And as the conviction of defeat grew, the great lie became IIDre manifest. fut the bombs continue to fall, and the hurt today, will be toiiDrrow' s dead; for this is the decline of ll1 E!Jlli re and oblivion is assured fbr all. AIR DISCrPLINE Discipline mesns obedience, subnission to oontrol. Air discipline for the pilot means the full of responsibilities, strict observance of all rules of safe flight and subnission to oontrol by strpSriors and others rendering advisory services needed by the pilot. Air discipline begins long before the pilot takes tile plane off the ground and continues long after it has been parked on the line and swi tehes cut off. Air discipline demands the best the pilot has in lmowledge, aler1ness, effort, and skill. A terrific price mey be exacted fran those wh:> give less. In the md, air discipline means successful fligpt. Safety Education DiviiJion Control Command WHY BE' DECENT? IT PAYS OFF The rewards are natural and supernatural. You taste the natural rewards right here on earth; real tangible rewards like good health, clear conscience, self respect, love from others, peace of mind. And just as real will be the supe -rnatural heavenly glory, divinized soul, glonfied body, face to face possession of God. How do 1t1e kno1t1 natural rewards come to us decent? Human ex perience, a view of people's li'ves, show it. How about the supernatural? It takes faith, trust in God to belie:ue they come. But it's a reasonable faith. For God makes good. TOO LATE. Smart peoPle play safe odds on happiness. Dopes butt their heads against concrete facts. You can't win except by Living life God's way. Sure, virtue looks dull, vice seems attractive. But live awhile. Watch the payoffs. Sin catc.hes up fiJi th us. The choo-choo shuffling of paresis, wasted brain tissues, sing their. refrain. The loneliness ojemf>ty arms puni.shes the selfish. Conscienc plagues the thief, the fallen Tho late they learn. NOT FAIR... We all corrrPlain at times: "It 1 s net fair; the good suffer; the evil prosf>er. Wait, Wa-it for the final Payoffs. Gamblers let suckers win at first. But suddenly they move in. The wheels of God's Justice grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly well. Vice holds the king, but virtue holds the Ace. SO IJJN'T . .Let the bars down. Don 1t Pitch principles au.ay. Don't sW:Lllow the gag, "What's the difference?" The slyest entry of Satan into a soldier's soul is through "the blues." Yet you dOn't dissolve difficulties by tears in your beer. Self-pity never helps. It demoralizes. J.forale is based on morals from tdlich it stems. It is built on duty. Itisn't a matter of qhoice, but of obligation. It is a matter of strict PrinciPles that are eternal. Don't fall for f>hony hokum. .A new orde' r is forming. For the war will end, but new order or.old order, God's standards never change. CLing to them. PROTESTANT Sunday A SOLDIER'S PRAYER The worLd is u.eary now, and blue ... The things We hoped to have come true S ee11 jar auny1 or not at alL, Oh God. please hear our call! Tie alL have dieams and. hoPes ana pLans; Our future lies in Your loving hands. This world could be so clean and bright, Dear God, Please hear our prayer tonight. And. ansu.er as just you could, Shohing us the eviL the good, Lead. us do!Jrl, a clearer lane, Give us all some peace again. -Cpl. Roberts Black SCHEDULE 0 F SERVICES Sunday School at Post Chapel g:oo A Worship at Colored Recreation Hall 9:00 A Worship at Post Chapel 10: oo A.M. Worship in Skunk Hollow11 10: 00 A.M. Evening Worship at Post Chapel 7:30 P.M. Tueadsy Fellowship Meeting ...................................... 7: zo P o M. Wedneaday Choir Rehearsal o 7: oo P.M. CA7HOLIC Sunday Masses Chapel s: oo A.M Post 'lbea ter 10: oo A.M. Post Chapel 11: 15 A.M. Dally Masses ........................................... 5:30P.M. Canress!ons .................... Saturday, 7:00 P.M. (and any time the chaplain 1s in orrtce) JEWISH Worship Serv1ce Fr1day, '7:3() P.M.
I'ebruary 5, 1944 THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 3 TORNADOES WIN FIRST-HALF CROWN OUR FRONT COVER DEFEAT COAST GUARDSMEN, 50-35, IN USO BASKETBALL LOOP PLAY-OFF; MEET APALACH FIVE HERE TONITE TYNDALL HOMES RENTAL SCALE DETERMINED BY ARMY REGULATIONS The Tyndail Tornadoes wrote the first page in the field's basketball history last Tuesday night in the post gym when they downed the Coast Guard Eagles in the play-off for the first half championship of the USO League. The score was 50-35. Marldng the first season that Tyndall has had a post court squad, the Tornadoes completed the initial leg of the USO competition losing but one game. In view of the many queries recei veo on the ren tel scaJ e for Tyndall's new housing proJect, the Post Adjutant ann .he Billet ing Officer requested that the foJ lowing facts be brought to the attention of Target readers. Fhlisted men of the first three gra. cles with a class E allotJuent forfeit their q1a1ters eJ.lotJnent in lieu of paying rent. Ehl is ten men of the first three grarles Snappy passing and successful play fonnations by the Tornadoes made the Coast Guardsnm look seasick during the opm with a class F allotment are Our front cover for this charged $.90 per day rental. week is a mid-afternoon shot ing half of last Tuesday's contest. However, the tars regained their sea 1 egs in the closing quarter of the. fracas, but by that time the damage h a d been clone. Art Stevens, Sirl Friedman and Bill Snowden were the big grms for T/F. Stevens, play ing the center position, founcl the basket seven times for a total of 14 points, while Friedman and Snowrl.en each scored 11. Green was high scorer for the Eagles with 14, most of which were garnered in the last half of the game. Pete Coll odi anrl Bill Sollon were the other two Tornado start e rs and both gave commendable performances fro11< their guard positions. Apparently confident that their first half 1 e ad would be n1o re than enough, the Tyndall men loosened up on the defense in the second canto to pennit the Eagles to cane within a respectable diE tan ce. Touted as a dangerous team on a small court, the Guards mEn finally acclimated thsnsel ves to Tyndall' s regulation court in the closing minutes of the third quarter, mel. for a time it looked as though the sailors migll t close the gap on the landlubbers. EvEn adcl.i tional scoring by the Tor nadoes dicln' t daunt the Eagles and the closing minutes were markecl by wild shooting arrl fierce scrapping. TYNDALL Stevens Collodi Friedman Williams Sollon Snowden Patterson Htmt Boswell Total COAST GUARD Bryant Parker Green Chetta Smith Allen Taylor McCormick Total FG 7 1 5 3 2 5 0 0 0 0 3 7 3 2 0 1 0 FT 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 (I 0 1 0 0 0 0 TP 14 3 11 6 4 1i 0 1 0 so. 2 6 14 7 4 0 2 0 35 Last Saturnay night the Tornadoes avengen their only defeat in the USO League by drubbing the Marine Electric tean, 42-27, in an extra-leag)le con test at the lJOSt gym. APALACH FIVE HERE TONITE Toni te, at 8 P.M., the Tom adoes will meet a crack f1 ve fran the Allal achicola gunnery camlJ at the post gym. This is the. occasion since both staThese men of the first three 'of Joshua Missal and his tionswereactivaterl that they grartes are granted utilities talented band of strolling will meet in. sports ccrupetition. free. players in parade formation ak f GI Enlisterl men below the first Last year, am e-uo_ team o s on the growing patch of green d three grades are perm! tted to and officers went own to Apa-in front of the Rec Hall. occupy these homes only if their lach and convincingly demonwives are 6liPloyed on the field, Under Mr. Missal's expressive strated that the boys there were in which case, the homes are baton, the Tyndall Field band just kid brothers. However, ren.terl in the wife's name. The has harmoniously earned its scouts from the sub-base cl.aiJtl rental to civilian employes is entitlement to the acco I a des that the team will have fixed by Anuy Regulation 35-3840 that have been heaped upon it. anrl is based on the amount of a fight on its hands tonite as 1 And in filling the air with the empJ oye' s salary. All. e v-the kirl brothers are now wearing ilian employes are assessed for music they have fi 11 ed our PreJiminarygame utilities. days with high accompanying starts at 5:45P.M. p 1 easu re. "WHAT'S BUZZIN, CAMP SHOW HERE FEBRUARY 17 uso An all-mvelty VBI.ldeville unit, "What's Buzzin'," is a unique offering sponsored by USQ-Camp Shows that will be presented at the Post Theater on Thursday, February 17. Gathered together in one traveling tini t are acts unlike any others seen on the American stage. MINIMUM WAR BOND ALLOTMENT RAISED Effective April 1, no enlisterl man can make a class B allotment for War funds for less than $6.25 a month, the Adjutant GEneral has ordered, according to an article iri the Army Times. No new class B ell o tmen t for less than $6.25 will be accepted after that time, and all allot ments fur 1 ess amounts already in effect will be cancellerl autonl ati call y as soon as payments for full bonds are completed. "What's Buzzin'" really con tains more than its share of If an enlisted man with a class novelty and at the same time is R allotment of $3.75 concludes a roll i eking comedy hit. Like his to tal for an $18. 75 bond in all Camp Shows it will be llre-M arch, no further monthly deSEn ted free to servicemen. duction of $3.75 will be made Following is the cast: Don from his pay in April. Francis co & Co., sensational But if his March pay started slack wire couple; Marjorie 01the accumulation of $3.75 allotman, attractive talented tapster; ments towarrt an $18.75 boncl, then Evelynne Gray, songstress; Plato that allouuent 'Yill cont:l..nue in and Jewell comic magicians; effect th rougll July when the bond Valley & Lynn, "Teletap" by payment is rlancers wirecl for sound; Stanford. & O'Keefe, comedy duo; and Irving Victor, pianist and cal conductor. FORMATION OF HEW DANCE BAND AHHOUHCED BY S.S. WINS GUN-STRIPPING PRIZE AT APALACH Sgt. Joseph S. Murawski proved himself the nimblest gunner of class 44-6 last week when he stripped and reassembled a cal. 50 machine gun in 3 minutes and 20 1 / 5 seconds in the weekly competition held at Apalachicola for air to air firing students there. The picture was taken by Pfc. Robert A. Coe of the post photo section. WHAT'S DOING NEXT WEEK SUNDAY 12:45 P.M. Musical Recordinl Hour, Po3t Theater, Misal Commentator. 9:45A.M. --Air Wacs on the Air. Station WDLE-. 12 :30 P.M.--Squadron A&R Representative MeetinA. Athletic Ole. 7 :00 P.M.--MovieD, Station Ho pi tal. 8:30 P.M.--Movies, Receivi n Sq. nJESDAY 8:00 P.M.--Weekly Dance, USO. 8:00 P.M.--Movies, Colored Rec Hall, JIHWESDAY 12:30 P.M.--Special Service Non Com Meetlnt. Po3t Libntry 7:00 P.M.--Protestant Choir Re hearsal, Post Chapel. 7:00 P.M.--Weekly Yari6ty Show, RecelvinA Pool. 8:00 P.M.--G.T. Dance, Rec Hall, Permanent Party Only, 8:30 P.M.--Tyndall Field Radio Playhouse. Station WDLP. THURSDAY 3: 3() P.M Tyndall Cancer t Bimd, WDLI'. 7:00 f".ltr ft!ovie:s, 8:00 P.M.--GI Danco, Rec Hall, Students Only. 8 :00 P.M.--Dance, Colored Rec Hall. 8 :0 0 p.M A i r Wacs on the A i r Sttition WDLP. 8:30 P.M. -Rec Hall Toni fht, 8:30 P.M.Movie, Receivin Sq. FRIDAY 7:30 P.M.--Boxjnf, Receivinl Sq. 8:00 "'.M Movie, Colored Rec Hall. SAnJRDAY 7:00 E.M.-Movie, Hospital. 8:30 Rece ivin' Sq. Relief is in sight for the nn. JCh-\IOrked T / F dance band, 'Ihe formation of another band com posen of Gis was announced this week by the Special Service Of fice. This new musical group is con-posen of a civ:l.l engineer, gt.m technician, armorer, B-17 mechan ic, and a draftsman, all topnotch musicians in pr&-war days. With the blue ribbon, Murawski recei vecl $25, while S/ Sgt. WeJ. ter Stewart and Pvt, Raymond F. F\1-saro took seconcl and third money respectively. Stewart's time was 3 minutes ancl 21 2 / 5 seconds ancl SEE S.S. BULLETIN BOAn> The new band is expected to appear at numerous social f'mc ti.ons in the near future. Sgt. Si Moye is the band's leader, and it features Pfc. McConnell, pi 1:11ist and vocalis. t llho has with many name bands, Sgt. Bill Barnes, trumpeter, and Pfcs. Ellis anrl Bubp, drums and sax, respectively. Fhsaro was clocked at 3'26". AT POST BJCCBANGE ,-oR The competition at the gmmery J----L_A_T_E_s_T_ANNOUNC ____ D __ "ENT __ s __ 1 Cllllp is stagerl1mder the sponsol'ship of c ap t. w. c. Flower, co of group III. BACK THE ATTACK! BASKETBALL! TON I TE -8 P M. Tornadoes vs. Ap a I ach POST GYM
Page 4 As I P. f. c. IT NOlo! AND FOREVER Back in the early thirtie:: when National Socialism was snail pacing its way to the powers of its ascendancy, the violent per iod was marked with almost dally street fighting at which the party bullies excelled. once th e Nazis were safely plan ted in the dri v er s seat, these sock-and-rock qualities gave way to other gentle creations or the Nazi torturers art. Since then, the Nazis haven t won another street f1 gh t, A t Leningrad, the Russians curbed them, and at Stalingrad, kicked them. clear in to the t ter. And to judge by r eports of the present street fighting that is in progress at Kinglsepp, near the Estonian border, when bigger gutters are built, the Nazis can b e depended on to roll in them. .As this is the season for blus tering winds, the magnificent mouthings of Il Duce do not come as a tot9l surprise. It was Mus aolini who self-styled the Medi terranean as Italy's 'first wa ter,' calling it 'Mare No.strum' (our sea). Thus, in labelling the existing ItaUan government "" a t raitor of the first water, fhe would-be master of 'Mare Nostrum' shows clearly that he has water on the brain -blue Medi terranean water that laps his Caesar's dreBm of conquest. Seeking to r elieve the touch or Rising SUn stroke that is playing hob with the Emperor s island troops the Japs are diving ror their pillboxes at the !lrst sigl or an Allied soldier. This attemDt at self-doctoring is causing Nippon's august sawbones no e n d or concern, as it is ext;re mely embarrassing to b e treating a banzai boy for sun strok e and then sud denly d iscover that the l1 ttle NiD has als o 'lost race.' But succo u r i s at hand. Hid eki Tojo has give n hl s honorable word that h e will immediately dlsDatch to his sold! ers all the honorable Skin of! hlS honorable knu ckles whe n h e gets through DOundlng r o r o rder a t t h e n ex t regular meeting or th e Bla ck Dragon Socie t y. With their gray goose halfcooked, the Nazis are making hurculeen efforts to save some of the feather through requisitiOJ, ing. Classified advertisements end apparently innocuous news item in German newspapers reveal the true magnitude of the effort. Citizens of the Reich are being ellhor ted to Sl:Ve the veriest scraps of paper and metal and of cour e, the all imp or tan t goose feather. A recent dispatch re ports that in one district enough goose feather:s were collected to make more than 1,000 featherbeds for bombed-out city dwellers. Apparently the Nazis are determined to 'take it' lying down. -Pfc. BTD THE TYNDALL TARGET MY FAVORITE PHOTO KNEE-DEEP IN STARS By KATE SMITH Pfc. Vi to Reg a, of the u.S. Army, stumbled upon dozens or relatives deep in the heart of Naples, Italy, in a manner he little expected. Vi to, now convalescing !rom a slight ailment in North Africa, has proved the link in a chain or letters issuing back aml. forth between Italy and Brooklyn. It all happened while he was awaiting embarkation at an airport in Italy He tell into conversation With a little Neapolitan boy and asked him where he lived, The lad replied that his house was only two kilo meters away and invited the "Americana" to come home and meet his rolks. After obtaining permis sion, Vi to went along and lo and behold, a whole contingent or natives who turned out to be k1nU nti I recent months, Pfc. Lawrence Mangum was a normal Gl folk swooped down upon him and I ike you and 1, except, possibly, for the fact that he was kissed him violently. one of three ftMangumsft (all unrelated) conveniently located WHAT'S NEW: When Georile W. around the field. However, it was with the advent of Law-Tucker did not answer the Clerk's cail in a New York Municipal renee's engagement with the Department of Training's Psy-Court, a lawyer step.ped up with 8 chological and Research Department as a statistical clerk piece of paper which indicated that he began to cast off his ties with the earthly and be-Mr. Tucker had been dead for 63 come etherial. years . Major Joseph K. McNay The final anchor-weighing with things mortal occurred in married the twin sister of the the early weeks of December when his brother, a I ieutenant girl he originally had 8 date stationed near Hollywood, sent Lawrence a photograph of a with, and never knew the diff-erence ... When a near-sighted delightful handful of four of filmdom's come! ier lassies, prospective draftee at the Clark-(Above, L. toR.: Dinah Shore, Paulette Goddard, Jinx Falkesburg, w. Va. induction cente r enbu rg and Barbara Pepper,shape] y Hew York model.) read the eye chart perfectly, it The locale in the, above picture is the famous Hollywood was 'discovered he had memorized Bowl and the shutter';was presumably snapped during a War Bond the chart to insure induction. rail y, for on what other occasion waul d so many of the bri hhtP.S. He was rejected. .Baby bit h I t th doctor when the latter tried to e r cinema I i ghts so scandalously expose t emse ves o e remove a tiny bell which the 6 publiC glare? month infant swallowed. Both were Getting Mangum down to more earthly things wasn't too removed to the hospital, where the difficult once we asked him what his post-war plans were. doctor got first aid and the baby He's greatly interested in Mathematics and hopes to attend finally had the bell removed .... Duke Universit y in his home town of Durham, N orth Carol ina. A Pittsburgh girl welder purchasWe were going to ask Mangum what he did In ci vi I ian I i fe, ed two extra $100 war bonds, ex-but Cpl. Bill Pinney of P.R.O. took us aside in the nick of plaining th
QUESTION: WHAT WERE THE THREE. BEST MOTION PICTURES THAT YOU SAW DURING THE PAST YEAR? Interviews and Photos By PFC. K>FRr A. a>E PFC. nDEK 1. fEDRAU, Stfident, Hicko,-y nin, Pa.: The i attLe oj Russia, Lost AngeL and Trihat a Tt'oman. CPL. ROBER! C. SBKKBAX, Student, CoZuabus, Ga.: Bataan, Rand011 Bar vest and Nrs. Niniver. fVT. JOHN R. S!KPHEK, Student, G,-eenviZZe, S.C.: Destination Tokyo, Gung Ho and Edge oj Da,-kness. I I CPL. KEDELL S. HU'l'!ON, Student, High Point, N.C.: The BattZe oj Russia, P,-e Zude to Tria,and Bataan. PVT. ROBERT '!UKGU'!, Stud.ent, ALton, IZZ.: Gove'rnment Gid, Song oj Russia and Thousands Cheetr. PVT. JAMES V. TUCCIO, Student, J e'rsey C ity, N .J.: ALi Bab a and the Fo,..ty Thieves, Ho Liday Inn and The Mirade of Morgan's C'reek. THE TYNDALL TARGEI' WAR ROOH FOLLOWS LATEST BATTLEFRONT DEVELOPHENTS Above Is scene of Tyndall's new War located In the post operations building on the 1 ine. Instituted as part of the Air Forces' extensive Orientation program, this n e w addi tion to the field contains many detailed maps of all the theaters of war, which are checked daily to show the l a test progress in each theater. Also available are hundreds of periodicals containing material on recent inventions a nd in novations of The War Room, operated under the superv i s i o n of the Post Intel! igence Office, is open from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. Page 5 O n e or the last or the original Tyndallettes to hold out against t h e marl tal ambl tlons o r the r leld' s eligible bachelors has given up th e right, and rollowlng the dictates or her h eart, will w a l k down the aisle c o m e Tuesday. T o Dot Stutts, bo oste r crl tic arul or the Target we PXtend best wishes. Ditto to Lt. Warren Decker wl th the hop e that Dotty ls a s adept ln a kitch e n a s s h e ls with a typewriter. The ceremony will take place at t h e Past C hap e l wl th Chaplain F'ulme r or!1c1at1ng The und erground" rrom Personnel reports that T/Sgt. M angum has been Hashing picture s or a Miss in various stages o r dress. Claims he s going to marry t h e girl, and says the white e n ameled tommygun won' t b e necessary. Time m arche,. on; and those who recall thecourtship o f N ell Smith and R e d Bre we r wi 11 be ple ased to know t hat the happy pai r b e came parent,. of a bouncing baby girl last week S j S g t Johnny Webster, Reproduction's 'main tenance' crew, recently returned from fUrlough a l l smiles over the new addition to the fllllfilY no cigar s were passed as Web fear e d t h e 3moke would be injuriou3 to his dau g hter',. eye,. ... Th e Guard TWO-THIRDS OF ARMY TO BE OVERSEAS BY END OF I ians' T jSgt. Ca rtwright g e t s their Navy Yard Worke r nom i nation as the field',. number $4 000 one pin u p boy f o r the Wacs. Clips Y ard for Congratulations were in order New York (CNS)H arol d S last week to the t hree new majors, Jacobs 43, an empl oyee o f the rormer Captain s Des Partes, HUbB rooklyn Navy Yard, stol e s o bard and M cHenry I ncidentally, Many enlisted men who have m uch m a t erial from h i s p lace of t h e storm down at the B o Q the been complaining about being e m p loy that afte r a y ear and a other night was m e rely Major Des half h e had more of certain ite m s "stuck" as pem11ment p a r t y i n his possession than the Navy Partes remonstratin g wl t h fellow sonnel soon will get a chanc e Yard had, according t o FBI agents officers over the laundry marking for combat, judging from recent w h o recently arrested J a co b s o n on his recently returned clotharmormcements by the War Depart-c harges of s tealing $ 4 000 worth i n g Through a s light error, the ment. of Navy material. in! tlals wer e "J .A. P Cpl. Joe By the end of 1944, approxiJ aco b s t o l d t h e FBI he "just FTanza and pre. Bill Mahoney, both mately two-thirds of the Army liked t o take thin gs home with o r P R o., hit the trail this will be overseas, Secretary me. Hi s bond was set at $ 000 week. Joe is scheduled to go Stimson has annomced. At preoverseas while Bill ls going i nto sent, arout one-third i s across. Yanks Swap Apric ots camo uflage work at another rleld. Sharp curtailment in activities For It alian Plane o n e o r t h e aven ues a t the rleld' s at stations in this country will h o u s ing project should b e named result from the overseas moveNaples (CNS)-FourGis, m e m arter Joe as a tri b ute to the d i b e r s o f a n AAF service group ments. Many camps an stat ons d excelle n t J o b h e did here as s t a ti o n e d h e r e, went without es-are being closed except for sert the othe r n ig h t, t h e n trad e d billetin g clerk. "caretaker" fbrces. a gall o n of apricots to a Frankie Perry, tal e n t e d 1 eade r The War Departinent has ordered for a n i f t y two-place Itahan of social activity a t the 30th that all physically qualified m onopla ne. Now t hey're taking Aviation Rec Hall has orga n i :red enlisterl men in all branches of flyi n g l essons from P-40 pilots sta a g reat choral group the r e The the Amry Yho have served a total ti o n e d in the n e i ghborhood. boy s have already won a weekly of more than 12 months at fixed 1-----------------t berth on WDLP' s Sunday sche d u le. stations or overhead a ctivities 'Lamb.le Glrl' ... Sgt. Morrie L ieberman, genia l in the United States be reas-barrister of the Pos t Legal Ofsigned to units or activities l ice, l eft for O.C.S. this week Ultimately destined for over-after almost t w o yea r s o f y eoman seas service, accordil:lg to press service i n that office. He'J.l b e dispatdles from Washin gton. missed as one of the fiel./'s more Enlisted men -under 30 years of ambitious s p arkpluA,s... umor has age will be reassignerl first, :it that Captain Day recent l y dem-according to their length of onstrated ]u ]itsu to one of our service in the United States. GI',. of Chinese de,cent .. and rude-Next to be reassigned will be 1 y d iscovered that t h e ] a p s those over 30, in order of a ge, 1 earned the art from t h e Chi n e s e yo1.mgest first. ATTENTION, LT. PATTESON: It' s Howev er, men now in p ennanent all right to p articipate 1 n a War -party organizations who have Bon d lottery, but let's not served in overseas commands at ou r luck by orrer i n g to give lt any time since December 1, 1941, a way 1 r w e win. A $EO B o n d is a will not be reassigned to combat $50 B o n d an d ten y e ars rrom n o w units, nor will men who possess you m ay regret tha t you surrender-highly specialized skills v.hich ed a luckY hit in a "Bac k the At -can not be utilized fully in any tack" camp a gn. unit rlestined for overseas. Fo r the benefit of thos e who General's Wife Enlists as Private Ft. Des Moines, Iowa (CNS)WAC P v t P a uline Ogde n, who i s t aking her b a sic training here, is the w i fe o f Brig. G en. D. A. D Ogd e n d eputy c o mmander i n Mediterran e an. She e nl1st ed m the WAC whe n her husband wen t ove rseas. i s w hy Maj John C. Meyer name d his P47 Lambie." Her nome i s M ora (lombie G irl) Sch ell s he's o N e w Yor k war plant w o rker and s h e and t h e majo r ore "good friends," s h e o y s Maj. Meye r re cently shot down th ree Nazi aircraft i n the plane nam e d fo r Miss S c h ell. are lo,.inA. sleep o ver it, the words to tha t new ditty go 3omethinA. like this: 'Mareseatoats and doe3eatoats and little lambs eat ivy; A kid will eat ivy too (You're on your own fro111 there.) 'Who gave the bri d e a way?' 'I could have, but I kept 111y mouth shut.'
Page 6 THE TYNDALL TARGET NEWS FROM THE CApalach Men Stranded; Sciullo Joins Others In Hos pita I Our men that came back from Apalachicola Sunday bad a breakdown with one of the trucks on the way back to the field, and were stranded for three boors. !'bey arrived back late, but thanks to Mess Hall 2, the food situation was well taken care of. S/Sgt. Ernest M. Sciullo, one of our students, has been in the hasp i tal for some time. The obstacle course was too tough for him, as be broke his ankle, but we all hope that Ernie is on that speedy road to recovery and that he may start his gunnery school training in the near futurL Also to the rest of our men in the hospital, Szymanski, Brown, Caruso; Pierce and Fields, with all the good care that they get, they all want to finish what they star ted, to be a gunner, so here' s hoping we see you all soon. Lt. James N. Georgeson, our Adjutant, who is one of those bowlers that you dream about, strike after strike, is at present working in the Phase Check Dept., and we all miss his nePded presence in the squadron. Hurr. y back, Lt. Let's get in the groove, men With all the bragging going on from other squadrons, especially Sunday afternoon, when this writer bumped in to one of them, we certainly need our best basketball team, as Coach Backer is con fident that his team is unbeatable. --Squadron D-GI Splurges On Visit To Barber Shop; Long Distance Cal I Costsl One o! the so called fantastic rumors spreading around the squadron is that Pvt. Rolly A. Davis, in a very bright state of mind, tottled of! to the barber shop the other day and spent, can you imagine, spent $4.50 for (1) haircut. S ome of the fello'o's say it's a wonder be has any hair left. Haybe be does have a wig, who knows. uo Ja1 Aq Jauods !fOJJJ!V ""Y'll'lnd o:) \' poaw 'ppoa Asapno::> JappnJ puo uy a16u!s o s oll puo JappnJ puo a16u!s o puo papunoJ S! uo soy sd!' alll papunoJ sa6pa uo papunoJ .s6u!M fO s6u!M-p!w alll sau!6ua :10 sa6pa sa11a:>ou au!6ua :10 IUOJf U! JOf asou pJDMJOf 11aM a6ol';l5n:f a6o1asn1 padolls JD6!=> a6m1 o soll fO asou alll auo1d a:>uoss!ouuoJ Jagwog S!lll '6l ad,.(l DW!!D)jDN -aJ puo Jagwog au!6ua '6u!"" 'Jagwoq. au!6ua U!M< 'a6uoJ 6uo1 p!w MOl o ,,' puo!AJDW U!IJDW asauodor o "ON 10 aJ!:I s,.:rvv if "ON 10 ION --Squadro n A-DiSCIPLINE AND TEAMWORK STRESSED BY COMBAT VETERANS AT 'ijij-ij GRADUATION CEREMONIES As the remnants of Class 44-4 graduated on Tuesday morning, two men, students of Class 44-10, passed on to them some very val uable and practical advice. Even though these men, M/Sgt. Paul J. Scott and Cpl. Cleo. A. Ammar came from di Heren t combat zones, they both emphasized military discipline as the important feature of a fighting man. Without it, a man is a danger and a hindrance to the teamwork of his buddies_ I believe if a fellow will constantly remind himself that he is an important cog in a bomber crew, no matter whether he i s a pilot or gunner, our Air Force will tie tops. WANTED---volunteers to design flight boards to be installed outside of each flight barracks: Any man who bas bad experience in this type of work is de sperat' ely. needed to insure this squadron of the classiest appearing sign s Come one, come all, turn your ideas into Sgt. Manos. title. Have you seen our C. 0. strutting around the field this past week? Well, we' 11 tell you the answer. Besides getting recognition from the psychological research dept. as the best, repeat best, student squadron on the field, the outfit tied for first in efficiency. That leaves the problem of Saturday inspections up to the students. If a few men had only remembered to button their shirts last week the "E" flag might have been flying outside this orderly room. Let's be careful in the future and show the C. 0. what you can do. If anyone has. information about his fellow students turn it in to Sgt. Manos. --SquadrB n E--New Class Boasts Rank Galore; Many Pi lots Among Students --Cadet DetachmentBand, Victorettes, Gl Entertainers Aid Farewel I Fest The Rec Hall vibrated to blaring brass and boogie woogie as graduating cadets danced and laughed their farewell to Tyndall Field Monday night. Splashing feminine color contrasted almost evenly with GI khaki, thanks to the Victorettes and other organizations-200 young ladies. Class 44-51 s graduation ball was complete with a grand march in the military Music by the "Tyndallairs" reflected the professional talent of its 15 members. Cadets and their dates did everything but hang from the softcolored ceiling globes to witness the entertainnien t. Favorite magic of the evening was to make Lt. Frasier's complex ion match his hair--the first songstress scored be .. <-utifully. Jimmy and Ann, the "Fly1ng Axes," used skates anc centrificul force to tally again with the FrasiPr pigment. Frankie female Fats Waller, won the ffiL>t applause. Neatest trick of last week was a little melo-drama called "Na ture in a High House, or Heyder and Heyder. It was stark with realism and will stand as a perpetual, vivid warning to all skeet range sergeants who would dare elevate the lowly cadet. Tyl)pall' s obstacle course still fascfnates us--in a morbid sort of way. : I wonder if the original called for dozens of pin up g_' i rls to be chased over the barriers--how else could they honestly expect that much exer tio!l? Stan "Blackie" Rosenthal, as :guest PT conductor, provided a c 'onfusingly interesting period last week. For a repeat performance and morale builder, that old Phys. Ed. major, Ken Perry, is available. Quite common lately among our breakfast music is a tuneful ditty called "Curdle-up a Little Closer." It usually ends on a sour note. We are learning fast, and now give every car ton a tliorougb sniff test before' pouring. After we countered their surprise attacks, the fearful phase checks were taken in stride by 44-8, We found them thorough, but far from unreasonable. So many of the fellows are spending big sums for so many things, around here that Sgt . Frank A.. Hellburg decided to cant ri bu tP. a little also. So wi tb a lot of wind in his sails, Sgt. H ellburg placed a long distance t elephone calltobis girl friend. He talked the first three minutes, but we don't know what the charges were on that time; the best part of it was that be had to pay $7.50 overtime charges on the call and Accoraing to the latest reports from Coach "push-em-up" Wald streicher the basketball t eam is going great guns in pTactice against other quintets. The squad has been r e duced to the r eq u i r ed 12 membe r s among whom we have 2 former Univ. of Mi.chigan players, Howard L evine and Philip Baris With such sparkplugs the outfit ought to b e a conte n d e r for the Squadron E is of! to a nne start with class 44-11 coming in 1 ast Sunday. This is a class of all classes, flowered with men oft--------------------to end it all, there's a rumorl-------------------1 around that be lost his girl friend. The morale of the story being: "Spend thy money wisely" ain't it? The squadron is pretty much worried about its prodigy, Pte. James 0uick. The other aight about 11 P.M., Jimmy came straggling in with the sweetest little knot on his forehead, of course be says that he got it by applying the brakes too bard on his car, rna king b im b i t b is he ad on the windsb ield. But we know bet-t e r, an d i I' m no t m i s taken, "better" is somewhat of a brunette. The battle is on : S/Sgt. F. F. Snowden v s S/Sgt. L. S Man !Tel'lp. Duty, N.J. I. I believe t b a t S g t. M a rx is go i n g to f i n d the tra v elling kindof rough in Millville when h e get s back. S/Sgt. Snowden bas the urge now an d something t ells me that tbar' s goi ng to b e a f e ud. Sgt. Marx is due back Wednesday so we' 11 jus t sit back and watch the ou tcane . 7 all ranks. We,have one lieutenant colonel, one major, two captains and lieutenants galore. Of course w e do not mean to ignore mention. of tb e lower ranking men, but this new class boasts also of starf >;ergeant:;, 20 sergeo.nts; two tech sergeants and naturally the usual crop of non-coms, Pfc' s and privates. Some of thesP men lack anything but experience for there are some who have witnessed many experi e n c e s i n Green 1 an d; of part i c ula.r note w e wi s h to mention Sg t. Loren H. U rse th, Cpl. Frank S. Natoli and Pvt. Henry Schreier. \!e also find quite a number of pilots with class H-11. Their intention naturally was to take the h o week course, but much to their sorrow they are forced to string along for the entire course. Here is the story on these pilots: they are going to be permanent party at either Tyndall or Apalachicola, and after their gunnery course,they will fly P-40s as a part of the gunnery program on camera missions or what have you. All of the personnel this squadron extends its wishes to Lt. McDaniel, supply officer, for recently becoming "Papa" to a baby girl. The cigars were very fluently being passed around for a wh i 1 e. This week is closed by asking the question: "Just what do you mean by :> e in g up a t all h o u rs o f the night, Pfc. Pascal, and with your lights on to disturb others? --Cpl. R. D. Irving
1944 The week's biggest news, from the viewpoint of most Americans, was our at tack on the Japanese-held Marshall Islands, in the west central Pacific. Last &mday, following a month of intensive air bombardment, a mighty American na,val annada sailed boldly into the island grrup and heavily shelled important enemy installations. On Monday, pow e:rf\11 forces of U.S. soldiers and Marines stonned ashore on the tiny .islands .of Kwaj alein a toll, and by week' s end had gained complete control of Roi Island (and its airfield) and' were !Dak:tng steady progress in their other attacks. According to the officer in charge of the Marshall assault, Vice Admiral Reymond A. ance, our casual ties thus far have been "moderate, n blt "we January 30 February 5 MARSHALLS TARGET OF U.S. ARMADA ( MARIANAS f c;uAM o 500 1000 AT EQUATOR OISTAHme is being widened and deepened against fierce German In mid-week, the Gennan "Gustav Line;" 40 miles to the 'south, crumbled on a four-mile front American forces broke through into unfortified ter rain. 'lhe Gennms have another de fense ltne, nine miles north of the Gustav line, which our forces have not yet reached. But it, as well as the nowshattered Gustav line, will be useless to the Nazis if they can not repel the threat posed by the Allied beach-head in their rear. The fbrces in this beach-head (now amounting to several divisions) are already only 40 miles from the .main Anglo-American forces fighting in the south. Unless they are quickly which seems very unlikely, the German commander Von Kessel.ring will have to retreat to still another defense line--this time above lbne. Several weeks ago, the Red Anny drove across the pre-war border of Russia into Poland, just south of the Pripet Marshes on the central sector of the Russian front. Now, dur ing the past week, they have forced the Nazis back into Estonia, 1,n the northern sector west of LEningrad. At this point the RussianEstonian border runs for 30 miles betwem Lake Pei pus on the south and the Gulf of Finland on the North (see map on the back of this page). The Germans are being forced back through this ]1arrow bottle neck; and the odds are that they have sem Russia. for the 1 ast time --wwhich probably won 1 t d1 sappoin t many of than. Fllrther to the sru th, a m.nn ber of fussian drives are making steady progress, but on a 1 ess dramatic seal e. Quite possibly the next major Rus-sian effort will be made in the great bend of the Ihepr River, on the sru them sector of the front. This area has been relatively donnant for some time, and it is here that the Germans have their deepest pmetration into Illssian soil. Gennan fbrces near K1 rovograd (see map) are dangerously close to encirclenmt, and the Nazis recmtly admitted withdrawals in this area. .. ... 'lhe great bombing offensive against Gennany goes on. According to figures recently released in London, the R.A.F. a1 ond dropped 18, 000 tons of high explosives on Germany during the month of January. Of these, 9,300 tons were awarded to Berlin, which ac cording to Swedish reports is now a "dead city. In these mass raids, the length of the attack is as important as the tonnage of bombs dropped. In the London "Blitz," the Nazis dropped almost 1,000 tons of TNT on the British capital during one 12.:..hour period --thus giving the Lon doners time to put out fires, do work, etc. In their 1 a test big raid, the British rained 2, 500 tons of TNT on Berlin in less than 30 minutes--that is, at the rate of 100 tons a minute for 25 min utes. To add inatl t to injury, the British will often follow up a mass raid with an attack by their to" bomberE; M'lich do relatively little damage but keep Berlin's populace or edge. Or maybe, M'lm the Germans are expecting a ,Mosquito foray, it will tum out to be another heavy assault. The Berliners never know--until it's too 1 ate Ex-' Flying. Tiger' Ace Routs 30 Nazi Planes London (CNS)-Maj. James H. Howard is America's first air-hero 'eteran of both the Atlantic and Pacific wars. Maj. Howard, who once fought with the famed "Fly ing Tigers" in China, recently outfought 30 Nazi fighters for half an hour over Oschersleben to protect a formation of Flying Fortresses on a bombing miss ion. H e was officially credited with two German planes destroyed, two probables and one damaged. The rest fled. German Planes Use Searchlights, Reds Say Moscow (CNS)-German night fighters are using two new tricks on the Russian front, according to reports here. The Germans have mounted searchlights on their planes to hunt the skies for Russian aircraft. The other German wrinkle is the use of signal lights in the tails by which an airman would flash directions to his colleagues following him on the location of Russiari planes.
Page 8 THE TYNDALL TARGET RUSSIAN FRONT:: .Rzes7ow ROMANI A IOO Bound at-ies Showing approximate battle-! ine as of February 2nd; Soviet armies have crossed the border into Estonia and Poland, and are gaining in the Dnepr River bend. Kalin in e Moscow Kursk U) .. "Kharkov ::0
5, 1944 --Instructors Squadron--SILVER STAR STIRS THOUGHTS; WINE'S CREDIT GOOD All the men in the Instructors Squadron are a little squint eyed this week as a result of keeping a sharp look-out for the Inspecting Generals. I did get a good look at the Silver Star and I wonder just how long a GI has to stay in the army to get one. I kinda took a fancy to it. All of the boys were wearing a weary and haggard look the result of working nights and doing P. T. just the same. I t1 s really tough and some of the fellows were even too tired to fall asleep. Sgt. Weatherby was the proud owner of two cars this week. Neither would run but they both pushed Because there is a war on the only patriotic thing for him to do was sell one of them so he sold his town car and kept the sport job. The men got their pay a few days ago. Everyone yon talked to was broke, but it's surprising to see the way Sgt. Wine borrowed $75 in less than 75 minutes. Got a good look at Sgt. Pro.ffitt Sunday under a car. He was covered with grease from head to toe. After l)e finished and stood next to his lovely-wife I saw how the phrase "Beauty and the Beast" originated. Saw Sgt. Waller lugging a huge box full of stationery that he ordered for some of the fellows in the squadron. It took the order so long to get some of the fellows thought that Wal ler was running a small swindle of some kind. I know better than that. After all, it was Waller that said, and I quot. e, "I love my wife, or any reasonable facsimile. I'm sorry to report that our basketball team lost its first contest, but I have the promise of one of the big wheels on the team that they will certainly do much better the next time although they only lost by three points. -Sgt. Harvey Wine --Redbirds--GERACI NOT TO BLAME FOR KEGLERS I StUMP Our basketball team is still going great, and it is the earnest Wish of this scribe that our bowling team could get in the same stride--but it is sure not the fault of Geraci, the ace of our bowling squad: at least he is according to the score THINGS THAT PUZZLE What is Miller going to do now that his partner for ping pong has left our squadron? Why Sgt. Hasko is always carrying an ash tray around with him--the s!llle is no puzzle to a certain Sgt. who knows the answer. What Sgt. Fearer would do if he didn't get that sugar report every day? Why Pfc. Murphy's hair is no longer curly? Is something getting in your hair, Murph? THINGS WE SAW AND HEARD: We h ear that pfcs. Bishop and Barrett are really developing their vocal cords since they have been going through the gunnery school We saw S/Sgt. Franklin playing ping pong at the U. S.O. and he surely puts his heart and soul in every game, he says he is so successful because he gives every shot the right Rad deflection We hear that Sgt. Mazzola has a new niftie and her name could be Martha, and how do I know? Well, a reporter is supposed to know everything. -S/Sgt. Joh' n C. Benz THE 'l'Yl\DALL TARGET Page 9 --Guardians-Basketba I I Team Wins Without Publicity; Moser M.O. We extend our/heartiest congratulations to Cpl. James Con way who recently became the proud father of a baby girl. Both mother and child are doing splen didly bn t Jimmie is still recover-ing from the ordeal. lnciden tally, he wan ted a boy. We won our basketball game from Ordnance last week and no mention was made of it in the Target. And now we've won our s : econd game from the QM's. Our t eam looks like' a comer and may.cop the field championship yet. Prosper an. d Lake showed exception ally good form in the last game. Last but not least, our bowling. tearr. has showed some improvement and has won several g!llles. We lost quite a few men, among them Axe of the Skatin_ g Axes. We are really sorry to see so many go od men go and we wish the m the best of luck with their out fl. ts. BANTER: Cpl. Wilkins on is still going steady with his "Enlinorata" and needs j-ust a little to take the final step Cpl. C. Barker was recentl. Y disUlnsioned . A sight for sore eyes . Some of the office crew pulling guard when some of the Squadrons failed to respond to Guard Call.. Pvt. Hi tt is still in the ho ,spi tal but is doing nicely Noml:nations are still in order for WA.C pin-up boy. Subnli t names to th'is column. MAN OF THE WEEK: Pvt George Moser is our Guardian of the week. George. hails from the little hamlet of Mt. Airy, North Carolina, and was born March 29, 1924. Pvt. Moser used. to work in a furni factory. before comin:g in the service. He played ba se ball and softball for teams around his home town and is a classy ball player. '"Gawge" went to Guard ,schoo-l at Miami Beach an d received several shooting medals for proJiciency with his shoot-. ing irons. MoserisnowasM.P. of t'he gates and is well liked by ail for his cheerfulness and his ability to get along with people. -Cpl. Sam Marotta --Medi cwoe s-Rawls1 Oranges, Dean's "Peekaboo," Mouse, Make Week's News No doubt you haveall seen Sgt. Dean in his new "coiffure." If this thing keeps up somebody had better tell Veronica Lake to move over. Might we suggest .of 'our esteem ed CO that he grant. Cpl. Nick Rawls more frequent furloughs. That case of oranges that he sent back from his . home should keep the boys in "j11ices" for quite a spell. . . I hear.tell lhat Pfc_ has found a way to avoid saluting second lieutenants. (Instead of throwing them a "hig.hball," he just throws them a mouse.) Two of our more -eminent noncommissioned officers will bear me .out on this one We're still trying to figure out why Lt. Coe should visit the Officers' 'Mess to "grab a snack." (Could it be their food--or the company.) Welcome home, Grover Dean. We don't. know how long we' 11 keep you this time, but should you ever leave again couldn' t you use a valet on this trip? You' 11 find me a very welcome sel'i'i\n t. The boys in 619 are hoping that something could be done abont k eeping the basketb.all games in the Post Gym of i n their barracks. It seems-as though ev---Rugged 69th--LETTUCE, FONTANA, AND REPERCUSSIONS KEEP SMOKEY BUSY I'm a moneyed man ternight ... just got paid today. Us poor GI' s had to show everything from a Willkie button to a true copy of the 19 28 issue of Mutt and J e !!' s comic strip. S/Sgt. Fontana is spending a lot of government time in the Post Operations Record Section now-a-days. It is whispered about the squadron that h e would like to trade a Link traine r for a Typewriter tamer We think he's just Wac-y. Toby or not TOBY, my friends? That is the question. !Punk pun, huh bud?l Smokey has just been warned to wear a steel helmet since last s little column--namely paragraph numbe r one ( ll as concerns a mishap at the theater. This brings to mind a little i:ncident of some few years ago. had the best Parson in the whole h e skin yer up one side and down to ther be fore you 'could say Jack Robinson with your mouth wide open. That man was a say.die sinnerkiller. The' old boy was having some trouble With a few of the Bretb'ren about the way he laid forth the Gospel, so one nigh t during .Revival h e said his Sermon was a very short on e and that he was going to name every single mother's so, n of them that b .ad failed to respond to the passing of the hat at collection time. He went on at some length to say that he bad some green walnuts up in the Pulpit and was going to let the Guilty party have it right twixt the eyes. The old Preacher laid aside his Bible and fondled a nice green walnut in his band for a moment, then raised his soft grey eyes to look over his Specs (he wore horn rimmed specs) at the deathly still congregation .. he raised a powerful hand on high and every Deacon in the house ducked.his headl So as we. ere saying, if the .shoe fits--wear it. Sg .t. Morris A. Lieberman is somewhat over-awed at his li' 1 colleague, Pvt. Dewey li. Gustafson. Pvt. Gussie !Gustafson) upon returning fr.om a short errand found strange things happening to his desk. From reliable sources we quote . Quote: G-G-G--G-Gosh, Cap' n, S-S-Sir .. whooo laid t-'t-thi s 'ere Punkin on my desk? Believe it or not,' chums, it was our very good buddy Sgt. Lieberman merely catching a f ew winks on ery game that Cpl. Sollon plays Yourn, in 'is replayed after lights Smokey. out. (No offense, Bill. I stilll--..:....--------------respect ability.) On Fecruary 14, next, the citizens of Dozier, AlL, will substitute a "Pecan Festival" instead of the traditional St. Valentine's Day. It seems t'bat since mo-st of the men from that town have been called away to:tbe services, Kid Cupid has taken a back seat. However, not so wi tjl OUr lOC!!-1 representative from tba:t fair little community. St. Valentine's Day, UDless I'm wrong, 'should bring a beautiful little "card" frCfll out Texas way. Dear Judy: Your hubby was gracious enough to have shown me a portion of a letter from you that stated that "our local corres ponden t for tlie Tyndall Target doesn't miss much" Perhaps so, Judy, and.tt;ust me to see tliat the man you .married .for better or orse a:rrives safely. back to you no wo rse--bu t d(Hin i tely better. --Sgt. A.S. Jackrel Legion Magazine.
Pa.ge 10 -Jam Handy--Jam Handy Penny Arcade Proves Popular With T/F Gunners Through the portals of Jam Handy hn11dreds of potential gunners of three nations pass; they are look ing for aetna! combat conditions in wllich to gain real fighting ex:p erience. They get i t1 An additional thrill comes from a memory strangely stirred . a memory of the Penny Arcade at Coney Island or the machine in the comer pool room which offer ed an opportunity to shoot down a Jap plane . Throw in.on top ot that the !act that Jam Handy quires "no burning of the midnight oil" while students ponder. over and try to decipher hastily scrawled notes, &nd you will know why Jam Handy is so popular with Squadrons A, B, C, D, and E, also the A/Cs who like a little diversion from too mnch in the acadeni c line. THE TYNDALL TARGET --Quartermaster--WATER WAGON FOR KING, RECORD FOR CURRAN, ZALL AND BARRY FOR BRITAIN, IS QM REPORT 'Well, my friends, and my foes renzo wants it known that he is too (those vicious rumor mongers) not running a Lonely Hearts Club. --now that we've overcome an atMebbe so, bud, but you'd better tack of the flu and returned to get roller skates to court your the :!old, we're ready to go to cupids or you' 11 develop caulipress. 'While 011 the top1c, the flower ears :!rom the phone. ear o:!tice crew welcomes back Sara piece. Ah, speaking of phones, Montgomery after her recent bout we all wonder how a certain op with laryngitis. What was the erator got along without one of song being hunrned by some 0:r the our Tech Sgt' s telephone ;,chats." office queens? Oh, yes: "One DozThe office certainly missed those en Roses. n Why? little notes of endearment which New Year pledges are rather Paul scribbles as he chit-chats late, but Jonathan Brucie! King with her AND which he forget's is pledged to ride a new vehicle around the desk. Let s have some for this year, a vehicle without more, Paul. wheels, yes, a figurative one, The Commissary didn't make known to members of the Elbow headlines this week but the comReaders Club as the w. w. John edians are sure to provide some my boy, you know what water will in te'resting tid-bits next week, do to your pipes. They' 11 be now that they've developed an clogged with rust inside of a "interest" in that lovely little week. spot down the road-a-piece, Port Here's one :!or the book--RipSt. Joe. The "instructor situation" is ley's "Believe it or Not" book. Flash! Curran is oul. to break looking up in this part of the Lately, Leonardi has been avoid-his own record. By his own adSy'nthetic Trainer Dept. For a ing his usual nightly haunts like mission, F.P. Curran, Boston's while instructors were scarce, a bum avoids a job. Wonder why? Bean representative at Tynd'all, but with the addition of Oppert, --Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life And said he was going to try to break Schneller, Gill, Fellman, Regina, right here in camp, too. At an his own record of 32 and Kolar the men in Jam Handy elegant social gathering of the hours of sleep. Now the big ques can cease to "sweat out" theRe-boys :!rom the East Side of Tho-tion in everyone's mind is, who trea. t list every day. i ty-Thoid and Thoid Avenue held will be able to tell \he differ-Fanner Jam Handy instructors at the Rec Hall, Kid Cupid him-ence? He talks in his sleep are now in the process of grind-self, otherwise known as Silent sleeps when he talks. ing their way through gunnery Jim McDonnell, was seen romancing Zall and Barry, two of the school; they drop by every day or a comely 'Wac from Philly. MeDon-907th boys, are making merry in so to get a bit of sympathy . nel with his flirty-flirty, beer-Merry ole Britain. And folks, T.G. Smith is wondering if his stained eyes flashed his person-have you noticed a certain liar Dept. will get those "silver ali ty smile and talk--and that young lady in Rail Trans. and wings" she is expecting. Poor was the end of that romance. What T/Sgt. Macbeth exchange smiles Lndlam jnst wonders if they'll didya expect, a Trne Romance end-when they There should be let him look at a pair. This ing? lots of questions asked about process of turning out the "best Dalton, Direnzo, Naples, And-this . lielcome back to the comdamn gunners in the world" must rews, Palumbo, Mulligan--he of pany, Sgt. Suter, and we hear. be rough, not to mention rugged. the romantic tenor "verce"--were that the fairer sex in Washington --Brown Bombers--Rec HaJ I Dance For War Bond Glee Buyers Thursday; Club On WDLP '(ho said there's no thing new under the sun? Our squadron will sponsor a War Bond dance Thursday night, February 10, in the Rec Hall, and only those who contributed toward the purchase of War Bonds will be admit ted. War Bonds will be awarded to five lucky persons. One $50 bond and !our $25 bonds will be awarded. An entertainment program featur ing Frankie Perry will be pre sea ted. I:f arrangements can be completed in time, the Squadron Glee Club will present a radio broadcast tomorrow from the Rec Hall. Freeman, Special Service Officer, is attempting to run a line in to the Rec Hall so the broadcast can be made over station WDLP of Panama City. The Glee Club auditioned last week and was success ful in every degree. We bade goodbye to 11 members of our squadron this weeL These boys, all members of the Ordnance detail, departed for "places onknown. 'We wish them good luck at their new fields and in their new duties. The Post basketball team. al though finding a difficult timl getting teems to oppose it, p r ac t i ci n g f ai th fully in an ti cipat ion of its next g8111e. Under the direction of Pfc. Dawkins, the team bas held several practice sessions lately, and is ready to take on all comers. If possible, Rosenwald will furnish the opposition in a game sometime next week. It could be said here that the some of the local sports present outnumbers the stronger (???! sex. fires in Berlin testify to the at the affair. Incidentally, Di-Ah--what a paradise. quality of American gunners, but Yes, the band is still at it, The boys really "burn up the Rec H .all," wi tb their jive, and it won't be long before they make their initial appearance. Fletcher Henderson is another Gene Krupa with the drums, and Pvt. Pu ru ell Willi 1111s, who is in charge of the band, lets Henderson "beat it out" to his heart's content. he&dlines speak for themselves. By the way, if you notice stray parts of any description along the roadside, touch them no t.1 Sgt. "Scavenger" Dnrthaler will be back. After all there is a limit to the load a man can handle, eh, Joe? Do you recall Step in Fetchi t of Hollywood !'arne? 'Well, the equal, done in white this time, works in J llll1 Handy, Sisco believes in pn tt i ng off nn til tomorrow that which doesn't absolutely h&ve to be done today. S/Sgt, BrMJblet is in the poetry writing for sure there must be something serious involved 'cause be's salting away his cash. All that escapes the "bone" heap, that is. Competition is keen at Jam Handy with new scoring device s to keep the men right up to par in this business of Rads Deflection. S uggestion of the 'Week: If yon know yon r Rads Deflection your opponent basn' t a ghost of a chance. Something To Shoot At Here's a new record for Tyndall Field gunners to shoot at. Sgt. J antes R. H ami] t on, of Georgetown, Ky., tail gunner o n a F1ying Fortress, lmocken do'Ml probably 10 Gennan planes in the attack on Oschl ersl eben on January 11. SP. rgean t Hantil ton was wounn erl half-way through t h e running; air battle, makin!!: his record all the more remarkable. The record for 8] 1 six ,ll:llru1P.rs in a Fortress is 13. RETURNED BY POPULAR DEHANDI Several months ago the Target carried a photo of M-6-M' s chic, blonde bombshell, Marilyn Maxwell. Many times since, we have had reouests to print another pose of the delicious dish. Her studio recently forwarded us one and we're losing no time in getting it to you fine connoiseurs of female features. When sunrner comes our squadron area is expected to be one of the most attractive at Tyndall Field Grass is being planted and shrub bery placed on different parts o the area. It will add to the beau t y of Tyn dall Fi el d. Arthur Williams WASPS Come Through As Bomber Pi lots Women pilots are now flying B-23s at tlW> AAF Training COIIUlland flexible gunnery schools, the War Department announced this week. They are 'l'tbmen' s 'Airfbrce Serv-' ice Pilots--WASPs-and have been assigned tentatively to operations at the Harlingen and Lar edo, Texas, gunnery schools. Col. Peter Pearcy, cortli1111'Htin1 ,officer at Laredo, said the WASP! have been doing an exceptional job. They have checked out in the AT-23, which is a stripped B-23, to his complete satisfaction. He expects to use the women to fly tow planes an rl also to act as pilots for students on gunnery practice, the War Department press release said. Father: 'Sonny, I'm going to tell you a story.' Four year old: 'Okay, Joe, but keep it clean. The old lady may be listening.'
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F 12 BASKETBALL RESULTS and STAHDIMGS OFFICERS' LEAGUE (february 4th Group I 27, Physical Tng. -19 Dept. of Tng. 41, Group II-26 D. ofT. Tech43, Ad!rm.-30 NEXT FRIDAY'S SCHEDULE D. ofT. Techs. vs. Group I Administration vs. D. ofT. Sqdns Group II vs. Physical Tng. TEN LEADING SCORERS League) NAME PTS. Moort: (Finance) 31 Coon ( 344th) 28 Vancott (40th) 27 (25th) 25 Hunt ( 348th) 24 Black (69th) 22 Ravenscroft (69th) 20 Gillispie (Inst Sq) 20 eltner (Medics) 16 Stoudt (Inst Sq) 15 INTER-SQUADRON LEAGUE TEAM WON LOST 25th Alt. Tng. 2 0 69th 2 0 9 32nd Guard Sq. 2 0 Finance 2 0 ;10 th 1 1 348th 1 1 349 th 1 1 350th 1 1 Medics 1 1 Ordnance 1 1 3 44th 0 2 446th 0 2 Inst. Sq. 0 2 907th ?M 0 2 INTER-SQUADRON LEAGUE RESULTS ORDNANCE (43) INSTR. SQ (39) C olts ......... 1 Stoudt ........ 10 Raganerd .. 2 W eine r .. 0 Heefs ......... 1 Howell< ....... 5 S t e ,ens ....... 10 ...... 5 Hughes ........ 0 Mlllholle n .... 0 Del byc k ....... 0 Graham ... .... 8 Manrle rson . 3 Bennett .... 0 ..... 2 Gillespie ..... 8 Kengspper .. 16 Kneppe r ....... 8 69TH ( 33) Ravenscroft ... 12 Fritz ........ 0 Carr. . . . 6 Blac k ......... 8 Lauc11s ... . 2 H l enborg . 0 Stlls ......... :5 Peznoska 0 932ND 348TH ( 22) Hunt .......... 8 Sch .-arz 0 f.oMpa ......... 5 Klienf eller 4 N eill ......... 3 Martin ........ 0 Massey ........ 0 Polcyn ........ 0 Blesinge r 2 Peul .......... 0 907TH (25) Kook ... .... 9 Jones ......... 9 Mitc hel!. ..... Tel b o tt ..... Cartwright .. 5 ilof'flt. ... 3 8 Sftith ......... 0 0 Stitt ......... ::; Wright ....... Richards ..... . 6 G r egory ....... 2 0 Ml ta .......... 2 0 DeOrlo ....... 3 Duggan ....... Lake ... . . 2 Neples ........ 1 0 F INANCE (3::;) Anrlerson ...... 8 ...... 0 . ....... 1 8 Costigan ...... 4 111 . . . 2 Wu 11 .. n .. 0 Ball lett ..... I Franklin .... 2 2::;TH (22) Zprotd s . ..... 9 wart in ........ 2 ....... 8 S chri ... n P r .... 1 lla
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UNNERS GUNNER OF THE CLASS !.f/ SGT. PAUL J. SCOTT Squadron A M/Sgt. Scott is 24 years old and names Groveton. Texas. as h i s home t own An army veteran of 7 years. Scott served three of them with the Infantry at Fort Sam Houston. Texas. After fourteen months at Lowry Field where he completed the armorer1 s course. he was assigned to the 8th Air Force as a chi e f armor e r He served more than a year in England prior to being returned to the States. P FC. WALTER H. GOODWIN Squadron C P f c Go o d w i n i s a n a t i v e o f Natich. Moss . and is twenty-one years old. He entered the service in December. 1942. and is a graduate ::>f Lowry Field1 s armorer1 s course. Goodwin is single. and was employed in a shoe shop before entering the service. He attended the local high school and played baseball for the varsity team. PVT. RALPH MARINELLI Squadron E Last week 1 s G. o. t. W . Pvt. Marinnelli finishes up here as top gunner of his class. He was born in Dover. N.J . and was inducted in July. i943. at Camp Up ton. He had previously served a hitch in the Infantry (i933-36). Marinelli has been married for five years and is the papa of an 18 months old son. In ci vi 1 ian life he was employedas a traffic manager CPL. ALVIN V. JONES Squadron D Cpl. Jones is twenty-six years old and a native of Crawfordsville. Iowa. He graduated from the local high school where he played two years of varsity basketball. which sport he names as his favorite. Jones entered the army in Sep tember. i942. and has since been stationed at six different fields. He is a graduate of the army radio school at Madison. Wiscon sin. and also of the radar school. WEEK a .. T I SGT. FOSTER JOHNSON Squadron 8 A native of Corbin. Kentucky. T/Sgt. Johnson is 26 years oldJ and after graduating from the Corbin High School. entered Southeastern Oklahoma Teachers College. Johnson volunteered for service with the Air Corps in Oct.. 1940. at Seattle Washington. and has since spent i7 months in the Southwest Pacific theater of war. He had flown in 58 missions. fought in two major engagements and wears the Air Medal with 3 clui'>ters. SGT. RICHARD HANDRAHAN Squadron E Sgt. Handrahan calls Canan diagua, N.Y . his home and after completing his high school education locally. entered Dartmouth College where he played freshman football. The twenty-two year-old student gunner joined the army in January. 1942. at Rochester. N. Y an d a f t e r g r ad u at i n g f rom the mechanic1s course at Chanute Field. was sent to the Bell and Curtis schools.
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