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Page 2 THE TYNDALL TARGET I,--T_y_n_d-.-.I-----'< : r -_T_a_r_2, __ e_t_ J PUBLISHED OH SATURDAYS lY THr: SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICE FOR PERSONNEL OF THE ARMY AIR -n-IBLE GUNNERY SCHOOL, TYNDALL FIELD, PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA. Copy Prepared Under :on of Public Relations officer. Printing & PhotographybyBase Photographic j Reproduction section. Art work by Dept. of Training Drafting Department. The Tyndall Target receives aaterial supplied by Caap Newspaper Ser Yice, War Dept., 2011 E. 42nd St., New York City. Credited aaterial aay not be republished without prior peraission fro CNS. IN PARTIAL PAYMENT THEREOF A quiet lagoon is now a PacifiQ graveyard for nineteen Japanese ships that only yesterday were riding at safe an chorage in its havm. .And the air fields of Truk are ally strewn with the of more than 200 planes and ravished installations For this is partial payment of an old debt incurred one black Decanber 7th, and carried on the nation's books thereafter. An honorable creditor is slowly being paid off and his YK>e cannot be easily discounted. Never, thought he, would the American Navy risk venturing within action distance of mighty Truk. But, for once, or perhaps the second time, the ML.do' s m111 was wrong. The steal thy attack on Pearl Harbor was not normally remanbered. Nor were the courageous quickly forgotten. A nation's honor had been bruised and the pain slept deeply in its people's faces. fut more was coming the bitter aloes of Bataan and regidor. The terrible story of the men of Bataan and Cor regidor who died defmding a fortress of chipped rock. regiclor 't;\1ere the living prayed hard for death Only now, are we beginning to even things up. With the assault on Truk, another installmmt is tendered of which Guadalcanal was the first. And it is plainly left to us to assure that it will not be the last. GETTING ACQUAINTED TYK> weeks ago, an event occurred which was without precedence at Tyndall Field. For the first time in the field's history a ccrnmanding officer sat in and listened as a group of enlisted men discussed various field activities and complaints frcm fellow soldiers. The occasion was the reg;ular weekly meeting of the Special Service Council held in the Post Library. The significance of Col. Charles H. Anderson's presence at the meeting is not dimin:l shed by the fact that he did not participate in the discussions, inasmuch as he had been on the field scarcely a week. He was present, ostensibly, to become acquainted with the views of the enlisted men under his canmand. AB a newly assigned c.o., the colonel, by his presence, displaved that he is interested in the welfare and attitude of his enlisted men, and few occasions could afford a greater opportunity to gather such information than at a meeting of G I represm ta t1 ves. "Pvt. Kingsly has done a pretty thorough job of training those war dogs'" QUESTION: Do YOU FAVOR NATION AL OR STATE SUPERVISION OF SOLDIERS' VOTES? BY CPL. WILLI AM JAMES CPL. ROBERT C. SHINE, Cam bridge, Mass.: "I'm in favor of national regulation of the soldiers' vote. The issue has become too 1 arge to be efficiently by individual states. SGT. P.A. TREIIOULET, New Or1 eans, La.: "Soldiers' votes should be supervised by the national government, especially in view of the limited time left in which to pass the necessary lep:islation." CPL. ROBERT M. HYDE, Winter Park, Fla.: "I believe legis-1 a tion set up by the federal government would be best. In my opinion there is a greater likelihood of the soldiers getting an opportunity to vote under national regulation. SGT. THOMAS E. BR0\1\N, Angola, N.Y.: "lf the balloting is for a state election, I believe tbe voting should be controlled by the state. However, national elections should be under the supervision of the federal govern en t. S/SGT. JOHN GEBAUER, Houston, Texas: r 8111 in favor of state supe.rvision of all balloting because the states have the experience and machinery al rea6y set up, with possibly a few exceptions. Because of their familiarity with election procedures, the states could handle their balloting much more effie len tly than if left to the federal government. GOD 1 S FAMILY The Bible reveals God as man's Heavenly Father; the Head and Arlmini strator of the Gracious Provider for His human family. If we believe in the Fatherhood of God, by no logic can we repudiate the Brother-1 hood of man. If God is our Father, then are we brothers to every individual of the com posite human race. As the true Father-son relationship necessitates a mutual love and interest, so does it r.equire amity in our economic, political and social relations. How can one love his fellow men and &t the same time kill them in war? The answer is simplified if our love has been lifted onto a higher plane than mere individual sentimeutality. Our foes are fighting not merely to destroy us, our homes and a few governmental principles which we cherish; they are fighting to destroy all possibility of Brotherhood in God's human family. All suchl enemies of Brotherhood must be destroyed before the way can be prepared for a lasting peace. The only true nobility of sacrifice which is being made in this war is by those who offer their lives that men may live in a society that is com posed of a little less selfish ness, lustful greed and other gross sinfulness on the part of individuals and nations. It is ours to make and to maintain peace and amity within God' s family. --d:tapl a.in Fr 8llkl in P ROTE STANT Sunday Sunday School, Post Chapel.9 A.M. Worship, Colored Rec Hall..9 A.M. Worship, Post Chapel. ... 10 A.M. Worship, Skunk Hollow ..... 10 A.M. Worship, Post Chapel. ... 7:30 P.M. Tuesday Fellowship Meeting ...... 7:30 P.M. Wednesday Choir Rehearsal. ..... 7:30 P.M. CATHOLIC Sunday Mass, Post Chapel ....... 8 A.M. Mass, Post Theater ........ 10 A.M. Mass, Post Chapel .. 11: 15 A.M. Daily Mass ......... 5:30 A.M. Saturday Confessions ...... 7 P.M. (and any time chaplain is in his office.) JEWISH Friday Worship Service ......... 7:30 P.M. ELIGIBLE VOTERS URGED TO REGISTER FOR ELECTION Military personnel on duty at Tyndall Field who are eligible to vote in the coming Democratic primary and the general election are urged by the command to reg ister and vote, according to an announcement by the commanding officer. A registration booth has been set up in post headquarters and service men may register there between 8 A.M. and 4: :JJ P.M. Service men who have been on duty in Florida for the past year and in Bay County for the past six months are eligible to register.

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F ebruary 26, 1944 THE TYNDALL TARGET Pag e 3 N. A. S. WINS BY 49-37; PLAY AGAIN TONIGHT IN HANDING I PENSACOLA QUINTET DISPLAYS POWER COURT STAR RECOVERS 1 NEW POST THEATER UNDER CONSTRUCTION TORNADOES SECOND DEFEAT ON HOME COURT; LACK OF RESERVES HANDICAPS TYNDAL TEAM Armed with a complete set of capable reserves, fancy plays and shots, the Pensacola Naval Air Station five invaded the post gym 1 ast night and successfully weathered several offensive barrages by the Tornadoes to hand the home te!lll 1 ts second defeat on the new court, 49-37. Firing a few effective salvoesoftheir ov.n, the Tars took the lead late in the first q..tarter and protected it well thereafter. A capac! ty crowd of -----------------1 000 filled the gym to standing room for the contest. In the starting line-np for one-handed affair frau far right center which drew applause from the spectators. The fonner Indi-Tyndall were acting Captain Finis ana star, having already put the Snowden and Art Stevens at forward, Sid Friedman at center and Wally Lawton and Bill Johnson at the guard positions. The opening whistle found Pensaco! a with Dan Y abro and Jim Birr at forward, John Brooks at center anrt Paul Killkullens and B.J. Lawrence at guard. Friedman made most of his "feeds" good to ring up 16 points as hig)1 T / F scorer fbr the evening while Birr, former allAmerican with Indiana u., was the Tars' big g1m with 17 .tallies. Yabro, who played quite a bit of ball for North Texas State Teachers, and Johnny Prooks, Louisiana Te c h court star, also contributed a fair share toward the N.A.S. victory. The two teams will n.eet again tonight in their fourth contest of the season and Tornarto Coach Pete Collodi hopes to "pull something out of the hat" in a final effort to give Tyndall their first win over the Pen sacol a q..t.in tet. Last night, Yabro broke the ice for the Sailors and T/F ret ali a ted shortly afterwards as Stevens c!llle up through a horde of navy blues under the basket and dropped one in. Tyndall kept the initiative by playing headsup ball in the early minutes of play, but the Pensacola height ann razzle-dazzle began to tell toward the end of the quarter and they held a 10-9 lead as the whistle blew. Snowden started the scoring for Tyndall in the seer ond canto as the first T / F sub stitutions saw Topperwein replace Friedman ll"ld Lawson come in for V anctergri ft. The half ende:l W1 th Pensacola in front, 28--17. Snowden, Lawson and Friedman founct the basket early in the third cparte r as a result of fast foo tv.o rk and for a tin1e it seaned as thougtl Tyndall v.oul d go ahead, but the Pensaco] a "seconn" tearu steadied toward the eml to keep a nine-point lead as the quarter ended 40-31. Displaying renewed energy, the Tornarloes marie their greatest threat of the game early in the fburth canto as Topperwein scored from the floor .and F rie&uan made good two :free throws to bring the <"'ount up to 40-36. However, the N.A.S. first te!lll, which replaced the seconds when the score stood at 40-32, began to make their presence conspicuous as Birr scored thrice in quick succession, one of his shots being a ga,ue on ice, tossed in another for good measure to account for eight of nine points scored by Pensacola in the last quarter. Johnny Brooks made the last Navy tall y on a free throw. Considering their disadvantage in height and reserves, the Tyndall team acquitted itself creditably, with honors for the day going to Finis Snowden. Despite a severe fall irr last Saturday's game against Eglin, Snowden returned to the line-up at the fb!' ward position as acting captain and turned in a great performance, receiving a prolonged round of applause as he left the game in the c l o sl ng minutes of play. Linrups and scoring: TYNDALL FG Ste v en s f............ 2 Sno wden, f ............ 3 Friedman, c .......... 6 La wton, g ............ 0 Johnson, g ............ o Vandergrift .......... o Topperwei n ............ 3 Laws on ................ 2 Totals 16 fENSACOLA fV.A.S. FG Yabro f ............. 3 Birr, f ............... 8 Br o oks, c............. 4 K i 1 1 k u 11 en s g . . . . 2 Lawrence, g ........... 0 Ler ette ...... . . . o Buckho ltz ............. 1 Adc ock ............... 2 Wirth.... . . . . . . 1 Reichert .............. 1 Totals 22 Score b y quarters: T yndall 9 -8-14-6-37. N. A. S 10-18-12-9-49 Referees: Lt s Bailey and Wetzel F 9 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 14 F 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5 TP 4 7 16 0 0 0 6 4 3 7 TF 7 17 9 4 0 0 3 4 3 2 49 TYNDALL FIELD CHAPEL RECEIVES TRIPTYCH Chaplain Wilmer p. Fhlme r an nouncerl this week the presentation of a triptych for the post chapel donated by .the American Chapel in Rome and the .Church of the Redeemer at Bryn Mawr, Pa. The triptychs are being
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Page 4 As I P. J. c. IT NOW AND ffiREVER Following .UP the RAF' s he avy night attack on Nazi industrial centers, planes or the u.s. Eighth Air Force showered 2,576 tons or HE and incendiary bombs on Leipzig, fifth largest German industrial city, In former years, the trade ratrs at L eipzig attracted merchants rrom every quarter or the earth and the marts or.the city hummed with their affairs. Now, fighting fires and carting away the numer ous air raid casualties is Le1p ? 1g1s business, ror she has only the blunted reply or her AA batteries' to trade ror the obliterating combs she has been receiving. * Scores of freewheeling carrier-based fighters left their decks last week on a surprise mission to Truk, Japan's 'Pearl Harbor' in the Carolines, and strategic supply base for her far-flung central and south Pacific poasessions. When the attack was over, the scenes of carn age resembled an ordered dupli cate of Pearl Harbor at the close of December 7, 1941, with 19 ships sunk, seven more hit and probably sunk, and more than 200 planes destroyed in the air and on the ground. It was a shrewd blow, delivered to the middle of Japan's greatly over-stretched solar plexus, that left Tojo's legs feeling as rubbery as a tand of Malayan rubber trees and had him jumping higher than an India-rubber ball. * The big race or the year is now on 1n Esthon1a. In full flight across the Baltic states are sorry remnants or 26 rull German d1v1s1ons, and close behind them, onrushing columns or the Red Army, It is barely possible that the Nazis will show a clean. pair or hells to their pursuers and escape with whole skins, But the Soviets are graduallY cutting down the distance that separates them and it seems likely that the v erst is yet to come ror Hitler's rront runners, * Among the known vagaries of the glider bomb is its insidious hab it of suddenly takinS off on em barrassing tangents. Rarely does it follow the calculated course, preferrinS, as it seems to, its own individual approach to the target. Last week over the port of An:rio, one of the Luftwaffe's younS men released his Slider bomb in apparent Sood faith and proceeded on his way, Then a a trange thinS happened. The Sl ider bomb shot forward toward the target, and suddenly decid.ing to reverse its course, tacked sharp ly about and made strongly for the launching plane. Up and down the eky sped the now harassed young man of the Luftwaffe fol lowed by the projectile. When laet eeen he was frantically heading for a distant cloud bank grimly pureued by the miseile.' fap Weapons Lack U.S. Fire Power Detroit (CNS)--Japane s e w ea p ons lack fir e pow e r and are in every way inferior to our own Maj. Gen. G M Barnew, chief of the d evelopment branch of the Anny Ordnance Department. dis clos e d in a speech here recently. THE TYNDALL TARGET ONE MAN'S OPINION What's Yours? '10 THE EDI'IDR OF 'lHE TYNDAlL TARGEI' I will try to answer, in part, your editorial entitled "WHY?" (Tyndall Target, Feb. 5, 1914} I was, unforttmately, transferred to this field about two months ago. You ask why the spirit is so conspicuous by its absence here at Tyndall. I believe there are many reasons; many of them are small, unimportant things, but tOgether they loom as being all-:i.nl>ortant. I can only speak as an individual, but I m1 sure that I'm expressing the opinion of more than one G. :r., particularly as a member of the permanent station complement --one of the have-rots (See foo1note #l) of the field. First, I am sure that the lack of sufficient and efficient help at the post exchange is a serious situation that does little towards building morale. Too many men who stop at the PX on their way to d.lty for cigarettes, candy, etc., find that they canrot wait mtil the clerk decided to begin waiting on the customers. Also, the prices here are higher than at any other (See footnote #2) post exchange I've ever been in. IDlY? Going to the movies here on the post is sanething you can count on' only once per week; that is, unless you have plmty of time to sweat out that ever present line still take a chance on having the window close just as you reach it--and sweat out the late show. To a penn.anmt party man who has ir regular hours of duty, going to the movies is an evmt that must be Jllanned far in advance. W:>uld two matinees help this situation any? Our squadron has a mail box system for the distribution of' mail. Unless your mail has your box m.n:nber on it you must wait at least an hour and a half after mail call for your letters to be issued. The tn11llarked mail is put away nntil all letters which are properly marked are sorted and handed out. This ridiculous system, whereby nearly everyone must sweat out ..,the mail call after the "mail call" is sanct:iruJ.ed by our C .o. ibes this systan of distril:uting the anny' s chief morale builder ,help to create any constructive spirit in the ranks? (See footnote #4) We all know that we here are a helluva lot better off than any of the GI' s figpting on the battlefronts, but as long as you asked for 1 t, I think that you should expect Jllld accept in good faith ruch well-meant criticisn. As an added thought, why not ask the pennanmt party men here how many of than would prefer overseas duty to their present If you do, be prepared for an avalanche. (See footnote #5) W1 th some revision, perhaps this could appear, at least in part, in an issue of the Target--or would you rather do all the pitching in. this league? (Editor's note: No, we wouldn't rather do all the pitching in this league, and it's high time some of the clubhouse lawyers tried their hand on the mound. However, from now on, before we let .anyone else pitch, he'll have to unmask himself and sign his name to his effort. It's hard to find batters who' 11 step to the plate against phantom hurlers. But Capt. 0.0. Freeman, Special Service Officer, has agreed to take a few swings at the above offering.) Footnotes prepared by Capt. 0.0. Special Service officer: t. If you think you're a "have-not," take a crack at Skunk Hollow and the ensuing six weeks. 2. Prices are lower since you went to press. 3. Additional theater requisitioned, approved and currently under construction. Suggestion of matinees is worthy and will be considered. 4. A check with your commanding officer reveals that the sole objective of the mail box system was to expedite.gettlng the mall to the sol dl er. If it falls to work after a fa! r trial, you'll be back to the old "mall call" line. If you want to see another system, go over to any of the other 1 arger squadrons, such as the 448th, and see a two and a half hour mall line. 5. It is hoped that the avalanche would occur regardless of condl tions on this or any other post. By KATE .SMITH The story is told about a Gennan workman who came home tired and hungry from his day of uninspired labor. Finding a bit of miserable gruel waltr lng, he lashed out at his wife for the lack of a decent meal. "Don' t bl arne me, 11 she whined. "To get bread, one has to stand in line for hours; to get vege tabies there is still another line; for fish, another line. Everywhere-it's wait, walt, walt.,,," Hearing this, the mllll went to his drawer and took out a revolver. "I can't starid it any longer, he muttered. "I'm going to kill that Hi U er. 1he terrified wife retreated to her bedroom to await news of the dreadful deed. Qne hour later the husband retumed w1 th a d&. j j ec ted a1. r. "Did you kill him? 11 whl spe red the panic-s trl cken wife. "No, he admitted.... "I coul.m't even get to him. There, too, one must walt for hours and hours 1n line. WHAT'S NEW: Though Naples, Italy, is a long way from home, it proved to be reunion territory ror Pvt. Florence F. Franklin, WAC phone operator and her brother, Sgt. Anthony R. Franklin, engineer on a Liberator bomber A Hackensack, N.J. woman, sum moned ror Jury Duty, sent the following response: "Dear Sir: I am not interested 1n your orrer. I have a good paying Job now." Patrolman Francis D evlin or New York deliVered his sixth baby when h e answ e r e d an emerg ency call 1n his radio car Ca1ro news reports advised that one 1 1 nch or snow had fallen on the western Desert or L1bya A1rmen indulged 1n snowball fights, as operations were cancelled,,,Buck privates visiting New York will now have to salute their orr1cers as they pass on the street, Charles B, Tyler, 'Chief warrant ort1cer or the 18th Field Artillery, received the Legion or Merit ror instructing 1,000 buglers 1n the art or blowing,,, Lt. William B, Arnold, son or Gen. Arnold, chief or AAF, couldnt.get a rurlough to attend his wedding announcement party,,, According to London's Evening News, swivel-hipped Americans are 50% responsible ror the biggest dance boom that city has ever known At Logansport, Ind., James -Chambers could not re-i enlist 1n the Army without his parents' consent, although he wears the Purple Heart. James ts only 17 In Chatanooga, Tenn., citY police court orr1-c1als had to admit a 50 deficit 1n the till. Someone had slipped them a counterfeit co1n Edd1e Joost, Braves shortstop, and Joe Grengo, Tiger infielder, will not plaY big league baseball in '44 because both are working 1n defense plants. Asked to explain one white child in a family otherwise totally oriental, the Chinese said: 'Occi dents wi 11 happen.

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[1\l The Target A sked Four Me nNowStat Here to De scr1 be E xperiences in Th 1oned e1 r Mo st Th ri II Combat I ng Here Are Th e1r Stories.

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Page 6 --Mes s LT. HAMENDE LOOKS SHARP IN WHITES AT COOK 1 S SCHOOL As know reporter last week prophesised a gain frl der of the cellar permoo t, the 907th Q.J artermaster Reports from Maxwell Field say that Pvt. Ott has en barked on a new .love affR.ir and that Lt. is looking .rather sharp in his cook' s whites. Scenes In !llld About the Scpad ron: Sgt. T. (Fancy Pants) Bro)lfl is noorlerl with offers for those pink pants that were fotm:i in his barracks bag--he say's that the highest bidder will get then. Down at the Rec Hall' almost any night can be found Pvt. Tatum, chiJilj)ion sud sipper, denonstrating to a group of Wac's ll'hy he is known as the undisputed chanpion of the beer "ClJ.zzl ers" Now that Pvt. Cumming's heart7throb is back in to1<11, he's a changed n.an ood is qui te di ffi crll t to 'find. "Bell-Hop" Lerner swears it was his own baggage and not anyone else's. We know better A wanring to whom ever it may concern. A wolf by the of Vicchiullo is on the loose, and it is runor ed that if a certain G. I. isn't careful he will be on the outside ood Vicchiullo will be in--better lmoliTI as a friendly doublecross. If aiyone is in doubt as to llhy we have been having such bad w eather lately, t!Us will settle it. M / S gt. Murphy was actually seen workin g--that is, h e was scrubbing a noor--
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Last wee k giant task forces of the United States Navy ranged far and wide throughout the southwest Pacific, shaking J1J1)an' s stol e n Empire to its ver y foundations. with the capture of Kwa.1 alein, almost three weeks ago, the Army and Navy have dealt Japan a series of stunning blows in quick succession. No sooner was Kwa.1 al ein in ou r control than a huge Navy task force steamed up t o J1J1)an's great air and n aval bastion, Truk Island, and bombed to smithereens 2 cruisers, 3 destroyers and a larlle numb e r of transports and smalle r vessels. Simultaneously General MacArthur's forces occupied Rooke Island, between New Guinea and New Britain, and the Green Islands a t tile northwestern tip of the So lomons chain. These operations were hardly ove r before another Army-Navy task shelled Eniwetok, westernnost atoll in the Mar shalls, and A rmy and Marine units stormed ashore to capture it (by the end of this week) it was almost entirely in our hands.) Meanwhile, in the f a r North, still another Navy task force shelled P aramushiro, great J 131Janese base in the Kurile Islands, for the second time in a fortnight. And all over the Pacific, our air forces were pounding relentlessly at Japanese strongholdsRabaul, on New Britain; Ponape, near Truk in the Carolines; Wake Island; and Japanese-held atolls in the Marshall group. But w e were still not through. Late last week a naval task force -possibly the same one that bombed .Truk --attacked Saipan in the Marianas Islands, just north of Guam. This daring assault is our deepest p enetration For Saipan is 000 miles northwest o f Truk, and only 1300 miles south of Tokyo itself. That Japan's greedy warlords were badly frightened was ob vious E'ven befb r e he l earned of the attack on Saipan, Pre mi e r Tojo fired Field Marshal GEneral S ugiyama, chief of the army staff and Admiral of the fleet Osami Nagano chief of February 20 -26 the n aval staff. Toj o added chie f of the army staff to his own duties, which already included Pranier, War Minister and Minister of Munitions. And Navy Mi?:J.ister Shigetaro Shimada took over the job of chief of the naval staff. All this was explained as a move to make the war ad ministration ''more efficient." From tile looks of things, it would have to becane efficient indeed --or else. The Red Army celebrated its 26th birthday 1 ast week. And i t gav e itself a birthday present: Krivoi Rog, the great industrial city which was the Nazis' last stronghold in the Dnepr River bend (See mapoo With Krivoi Rog gone, the Gennans now have no choice but to retire to the fug River -the last natural defense line East of R.unania. Tyrrhen a n S e a '<:l Pantelleria so 100 Miles r i a t i c S e a o n a n S e a Notional Geographic Society Di5Tribvlt
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Pag e 8 THE TYNDALL TARGET RUSSIAN FRONT:: Rzes7.ow ROMANIA ICJQ Bound aties Heavy black 1 ine shows approximate battle-1 ine as of February 23. Shaded area shows territory regained by the Red Army since Dec. 20, 194-3--that is, in just a 1 ittle over two months. Kalin in e Moscow Orel Kursk (f) .. Kharkov :::0

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February 26, 1944 THE TARGET Page 9 The recent damr weather re-vice Office .. This ambitious minds us of the story about member of the T / F WAC Detachtwo oblong boxes that were ment seems to be able to crowd stored in the cellar. After 48 hours of activity into 24--one heavy deluge, one box turned to the othe r and asked, Coffin?" For the benefit of those not "in the know," the "March of Time" voice which preceded the show ing of last week's orientation film on Britain was that of Lt. William A. Rusher, post orientation officer One of the most humorous literary pieces to come out of the present war appeared in the February 18 issue of Yank The ar ti cl e i s en ti tl ed "First Epistle to the Selec tees, and if you hcwm 1 t read it you're rrdssing a rare treat -Ni te a few of our flying personnel spm t an unexpected eveninl' iri Dothan, Ala., last Sunday It seems the fog: came in earlier than expected and many planes had to land at Napier Field, givingthe married men 1 nvol ved a brief respite from the dinner dishes. ... ... A brisk sa]u te to Pvt. Helen Allbright of the Special Ser-and most of it is concerned with recreational activities for the GI' s .... The CO of our newest unit was espied in town recently, out of uniform, unless, of course, the ruling about wearing field jackets off the post has been rescinded . Unnoticed by the Target was the observance of the Panama City USO' s second anniversary several weeks ago . We who were present at the building's dedication two years ago recall that for many months it served TjF men well at a time when rec-reational facilities on the field were non-existant . 'Hold your cards! This may be a winnah!' (We're only re hearsing for the bingo games scheduled for the Rec Hall on Tuesday evenings beginning this week) ... ... Lipstick and eyebrow pencils should have bem distrib u ted, but cigars made the rounds regardless as Mrs. Kate Blakely and Mrs. Helen Anderson presented their fretting: ,.....-------------1 husbands with daughters at the . M O I E station hospital this past week Johnny Blakely is a refugee from the Medics now serving with the Altitude POST Training Unit, while "Rubie" Saturday, 'THE IMPOSTER,' Jean Gabin, Ellen Drew, Richard Whorf Sun. -Mon., 'IN OUR TIME,' Ida Lupina, Paul Henreid Tuesday, 'MOJAVE FIREBRAND,' Wild Rill Elliott, Gabby Hayes, and 'WEEKE ,'VD PASS,' Noah Berry, Jr., and Martha O'Driscoll Wed., Thurs., 'THE SULLIVANS,' Ann Baxter, Thomas Mitchell Friday, 'THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY,' Francis Lederer, Lynn Bari, Akim Tamiroff Rt TZ Sun. Mon., 'ALI BABA AND TI,'E 40 THIEVES,!. John flall, "'aria Montez Tues.-Wed,, 'DESTROYER,' Edward G. Robinson, Glenn Ford Thurs.-Fri., 'FLESH FANTASY,' -Charles Boyer, Barbara Stanwyck Saturday, 'BEYOND THE LAST FRONT IER,' Smiley Burnette Late Show Saturday, 'CRAzy HOUSE,' Olsen & Johnson BAY Sun., 'WHAT A Johnny Downs Mon.-Tues., 'CAPTAIN OF THE CWUDS,' James Cagney Wed.-Thurs., 'SWING OUT THE BLUES,' Bob Haynes, Lynn Merrick Fri. -Sat., 'RIDING DOWN THE CAJVYOV,' Roy Rogers, also 'TAXI MIN ISTER,' William Bendix PANAMA Sun., 'HI YA, SAILOR,' Donald Woods Tuesday, 'DEERSLAYER,' Jean Parker Wednesday, 'mE MAD GHOUL,' Evelyn Ankers, Nigel Bruce Thursday, 'SO IS YOUR UNCLE,' Donald Woods Fri. -Sat., 'TRAIL RIDERS,' Range Buster Anderson is Finance's veteran all-around athlete Top-kicking for the White Flashes finally got the best of Dennis Pollard and for moral support he now has the former Stell a Strock as Mrs. Pollard The ceremony was held Monday last Stella, who at present is of the post bowling alley, will be remembered as one of the more genial PXettes of first the soda fountain section and then the sales room. ,. ., 'Hentschke! Maschke! Olschke!' .. No, it's not the beginning of the Notre Dame line-up, merely three of the consecutive appointments with Capt. Katz at the dental clinic for new sets of choppers Jimmy Stevenson of Special Service, creator of 'Sally Seemore,' claims he has never used a 1 i ve model for any of his drawings. (He probably never heard of that ditty, Imagination 1 s Silly') . A burlesque show manager was trying to convince a CO that he should have permission to. put on his show in camp . 'Isn't it true that our boys are fighting to defend Ameri; c an w om an h o o d? h e a s k e d. Y e s r e p 1 i e d t h e CO In that case,' the manager re torted, 'Why don't you 1 et me show them what they're fighting for--all of it?' PHOTOQUIZ Prepared by the Editors of LOOK Magazine Here s o big one-it weighs about; ( a) 50 tons ( c ) 70 tons (b) 60 tons (d) 80 tons 3 She s well equipped for o study of, (a) philately (c) Braille (b) philanthropy (d) numismatics 5 Identify this as part of an enormous: (a) spotlight (c) safe-deposit vault (b) waffle iron (d) telescope 7 She's getting 581 for a fast game of : (a) tennis (c) jai alai (b) badminton (d) squash 9 He u11es this machine Ia exercise his: ( o) arm ( c J franchise (b) 1houlder (d) franking privilege 2 Only Nazi s ore i mpressed by ranting ; ( a ) Heinrich Himmler ( c ) Hermann Goering ( b ) Hialmar Schacht ( d ) Joseph Goebbels 4 Her stocking sports on attractive; (a)run (c)clock (b) ladder (d) watch 6 It might take o detective to identify, (a) Jean Arthur (c) Betty Grable (b) Anne Shirley (d) Joan Blondell 8 Obviously this house is occupied by ; (a) Japanese (c) Burmese (b) Russians (d) Siamese PHOTOQUIZ ANSWERS 'JJOWD1 ..
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Page 10 THE TYNDALL TARGET --Brown Bombers----Bluebirds---Squadron D--NEW SWING BAND PLAYS MAJOR WHITE REPLACES STUDENT WHO WEARS SOLDIERS' MEDAL TELLS FOR THURSDAY DANCE CAPT. MORGAN AS C.O. OF JAP ATTACK ON BELLOWS FIELD W / 0 Joshua Missal vi sited the The 349th deeply feels the loss Recreation Hall one night this in the transfer of our former past week, and after listening conm1anding officer, Ca:p t. Edwin to our dance bmd, placed his R. Morgan. We are proud to boast of lflproval upon it. As a that through ,the efforts of Capt. result, the band played for the Morgan the 349th went from one of weekly Thursday night dance, and the lesser known organizaticns on Will a:ppear tonight at the USO the field to the best on the in Panana Ci cy. Recmt arrivals field during the year he was with have greatly aided the band 1\hich us. Therefore we are grateful to is expected to rate with the best h ave had the year's association of its kind in this section. with the greatest "guy" at Tyn-Pl ans are being made for the dall Field. formation of a drum and bugle MaJor AlvaN. \\hi te is our new corps. This organization will co. Major l'thite -entered the Anny provide music for our Friday in 1916 in the Infantry as an m night retreat fOrmations which listed man and served on .the Mex are heldin front of Headquarters. ican boroer as a private and thm There is a gpod nucleus for the as a battalion sergeant-major. He co llJS in the squadron and befure was conrnissioned second lieuterr many more weeks pass, we are ex-ant in 1917 and served in France pected to be marching every Fri-from pctober, 1918, to June, day to music furnished by our 1919. Major 1\hite transferred to band. It's just another step the Air F'orces in November, 1943. in making the one of the In civilian life J{ajor 1\hite was outstanding squadrons on the the director of the flyin,!!; school field. in Civilian Pilot Training at the The popularity of our Glee University of Nebraska, and holds Club is increasing with !elf'S anc a conmercial pilot's license. He bounds. In addition to the regu-has chalked up 3, 1.00 hours to his 1 ar &mday afternoon broadcasts, credit. Major White came to 'JYn the Glee Club has made nwuerous dall in December, 1943, and to a:ppearmces at social affairs. the 349th this month. Also asLast 'fuesday night, the Club sang signed to the squadron now is at the Cadet Mess, and received 1st Lt. William B. McSwain. Lt. a great ovation from the future McSwain entered the service in o ffi.cers. Our basketball team continues 1940 and has had approximately a to mainta.ln Hs undefeated streak. year in the North African Theater of operations. At our last squadLast Monday night, Lynn Haven roo 111eeting he gave us some swell C811e to the Rec Hall determined infomlation as to the activity in to hmd our boys their first setrthe combltt zones to which. he has back of the season, rut were sent been assit-'Tled. 1st Sgt. Clare horne on the short end of a 38-15 Willcutt aiso has been assigped score. Outstanding for the sol-to our squadron. .. Among the many students in the squadron, Class 44-13, who have seen overseas duty is S/Sgt. J ames L Smith of Kirksville, Mo., who has seen action in the South Pacific. But let Sgt. Sn1 th tell it in his own words. "I was stationed at Bellows Field, Oaln, Hawaii, when the war broke out, 110rking on the line as an assistant crew chief. None of our planes got into the air in that first awful sneak attack altho 1 some did try. They were shot down befOre they even had a chance to get off the runways. The folio wing day some of the remaining planes did get into the .air and glve a very good account of themselves. There were 160 men who went to the South Pacific at the same time that I did and about 75 of them lost their lives at Hickham Field, which, as everyone knows, was one of the hardest hit fields in that area. After the raid on the Islands we were kept busy for about 5 or 6 months repairing planes that were damaged in crashes or had been shot up while still on the grotmd. I spent most of my time in the welding shop helping with the repairing. Later I was transferred to a Depot In the newsree1 s you have prob ably seen pictures of the Japan ese midget submarine that was captured a few days after the attack. I helped hrul it out of the ocean. We captured the J ap officer Ytho was in conunand of it and he wore a Uni ve rsi ty of Hawaii class ring and could speak as good -Filglish as any American born diers were Mills with 12 points Uncle Sam's mail service can't and Irons w1 th six. Lt. Greene be beat. For instance Lt. McSwain is attenpting t.o arrttnge several received a letter ,which had more g811es, either at home or traveled more than 20,000 miles, away, before the end of the crossing to Africa and back a --Rugged ( ?) 69th--season. couple tii11es and still reaching 1 ROOM FOR REN-T 1 SIGN Slades of Half of the him here at Tyndall Field. squadron broke out with baseball --SGT. BEECH OVER WESTON IS BED gloves, bats and balls one day this past week, and judging by You'd think the author of a the form of some of the new-our te811 in a league CO!lllosed of comers, we should have a first te811s fiun Marimna, Napier Field, f1111ous comic strip had moved into class team this season. Plms Eglin Field md others. More on Room 10 of Barracks 303 fron. the are already being made to enter this later. way all the boys are yellin' r-----.....;;...._....:;;: __________ .....&. ___________________________ "BBU.OOONDIEI" every time S/Sgt. / / SALLY SEEHORE / \ "FOR WHICH WE FIGHT" )( Boileau dares enter the "Den O' Wolves." Wonder who hung the "IOOM FOR RENT" sign on the head of Red Weston's sack? Maybe they heard he was moving off the post very soon and wan ted someone who was real green to take over his berth above Boileau. I just got my hair mangled at the post barber (?) shop. The 1st/Sgt. had the clerk make out a new pass and all for me, before he finally recognized me mti stop ped the ruckus; I looked almost as bad as Sgt. Samiof did after a similar journey thence and the prices they get! Wow! After sorting a (yes I said "A" hair) neatly from its friends on a man's knob they gently remove same, then ask you if there's "else" while balancing you the throne of his kingdom I don't mind the teetering throne but boy take that razor away and get a gun, it looks better with a gun and besides some of us are lucky enough to get redlined once in a while and don' t get paid so we can' t con; e see if we' re lucky enoug h to axcape that flashing blade again. Next to T /Sgt. Mangum mopping his room the n,ost 1mpredictable thing has taken place here at Tyndall di you GI' s note how we get those pennies back now from the PX.. Maybe they hearrl the OPA or somebody was in town. Lordy mess the OPAl 'We also.hear that the GI's far ther up in U1e states are getting travel time on their FUrloughs. Darl used to whale the daylights outa 111e anrl say it hurt him lolOre than me, but you know what??.. I still think he was wrong. Yonrn, Snnkey soldier. In the grey of the next morning, the body of the other J ap llho was aboard the sub flo at .... ed on our beach. SjSgt. Sni th received the Sol diers Medal for the following incident which ocrurred while he was still in the Pacific area. "It was foggy and raining on one particular night and the silence was broken by a loud crash that could be heard coming from a nl01ID tainside behind our c1111p. "A E-17!" someone cried. Semi-confusion reigned as the whole camp went hunting for shovels, picks and ropes. Some were nnnnbling, stumbling as they went; others were yelling and swearing. But in all the confusion the prompt dispatch of individual jobs was accomplished. 'lhe ioo1ID tain we had to ascend to r.each the point of the crash was very steep and very slippery because of the fog and damp weather, but our one thought was to get to that plane and crew. There were about 300 men in the monntains that night looking for the plane, but after abou. t 5 hours llPSt of the men were called back. They had all but lost hope. Toward the end of the search the trumber of men had dwilldled to just 4 of us. It seemed as tho' everything we took hold of would ( give way, making our search peri lous and tiring. Finally, after what seemed hours we at 1 ast reached the t:Dp. It was dark up there and after a long interval found the remains of a once majestic B-17. 'Jhere was nothing we could do for the crew, it was too late. In all I spent a little over t'\110 years in the Paci fie Theater ofOperations, and 811 glad to be back in the States again to learn the fundamEntals of gunnery and hope one c:ay to return to help blot out with revenge and Cal50's those.niihtmarish days spent at Bellow' s Field. --Redbirds-MULLINS' BOYS WIN AND LOSE; HASKO REVIVED 'Jhe A1 rc raft Recognition 1 arls and sighting boys got together last week and played those volley ball g811es and S/Sgt. Mullin's boys won, oh yes! He's f'roln the Aircraft Rec Department and then the administration boys from the scpadron challenged them and beat them. So now, the bOys f'roo1 Air craft Rec are going around so meek and mil d. Our basketball team is'still going great guns tn:l we are pretty close to the top; our players have great spirit. However, it doesn't thE!Il when they see so few of our men out there to root fb r then. Things '!hat Puzzle Us: We worr der When Sgt. Torian and Sgt. Steele are going to start running a rus line from the sighting department to our squadron? They sure are two popular guys What Cpl. Vm F1 eet uses to keep that swell wave in his curly locks? What 1 ocks? Why Sgt. Martin( goes through that chow line twice 1 ately, and tell us Sgt., what's the secret? ... Why Sp;t. Hasko finally took out a certain cutie from Pan IIlla City after all these months of being a hermit? Why Sgt. Durthaler is starting to stack up on those boxes of cigars? We hope you'll pass them out Joel 1\hy S /Sgt. Henrl.erson is always picking on Sgt. Mazzo 1 a in Hal' racks 322? Dick Hanselman c811e back from his furlough wi thont his buggy; he left that in the Carolinas after he cracked up. Tongh 1 uck, Dick! -S/Sgt. ,Jom c. Benz

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February 26, 194,4 THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 11 --Quartermaster--Likes To Cook REDMOND'S CIGARS MUST HAVE BEEN SALVAGED; --Medi cwoes-Sg t. Chamber I a in Te II s ASK BELFIORE ABOUT MAGICIAN'S ASSISTANT How To Avoid 'Tattle Tale Gray' Judging fran the taste of those cigars that Redmond passed out when he received word that he was a pappa again, they nrust be the ones he salvaged from his last messed Event. \'then interviewed Rednond said: "After becoming a father for the second tilne, the thrill is borin&" The magic ian on the USO Show that asked Belfiore to assist him s still loold.ng for the gal that Has part of his act, prior to Belfiore's feat of prestidigita tion Mocus-Pocus to you, Curran After taking a fast look at "Tyrone" McDonnell 1 s macabre girl friend we know why "Rudolph" Direnzo claims she's a refugee from Halloween Night. No wonder Mac courts her with a broom and on nights when the moon is shining. What's the matter with the "girl,'" anyway, hasn't she ever heard of shaving crean? Now that MacBeth has someone making goo-goo eyes at him, he shines his shoes everyday -to match the perennial shine on his pants, no doubt. Fisch took his savings out of his GI mattress and bought himself a set of license plates for that rolling pile of scrap of his1n. Fashion Note: She was spicnd-span in her class A WACS and e was garbed in a sporty play suit, green in color and LETTER REVEALS POST-WAR ACTIVITIES OF APALACH MEN Dear Old Pal, Since I took the job of travel ing salesman, I have really been going places, and seeing things. I've seen a lot of the fellows, in the old 915th. Sgt. Jack Dyal is still in Florida raising some thing or other. Joe Andrews went back to Montgomery Ward. Walt Schroeder is still working for the government, only now he is a mail clerk in Michigan. Ranember Thonpson? He is still trying to learn how to ride that motorcycle.' Leonard Cravems is working every day now as a pro fessional in the movies. ,awrence Northrup is running for 'oroner of New York State and Hennan Naive is running fran a sheriff in Tennessee. Bill Isett -and Frank Kowaleski are now working for their grandpa, operating a coal mine in Pa. Didn' t you know they were cousins? Joe Trombitas finally went to New York city where he is one of the foremost designers of ladies' hats. Went to the circus the other night and there was Owen Thrift, as a human skeleton. I nearly fell over when Baustin c rune out as a tight rope walker but was not surprised to see Eugene Goldberg selling peanuts. Boy, he could really drown out the rest of them. Garlan Fairchild has returned to his old business and has a roadhouse in Tennessee. I unde:r stand James Baker sings there every night. Phil Knotts is in he movies. He's the fellow who goes across the street behind the stars. William Norton went back to the fann in Georgia. He ac tually has a lot of those yokels believing a lot of stuff he says he did at Apalach. Chester Wojciechowski changed his name to Jones. These are only a few of the lad' s I've seen or heard from. Saneday 11 ll write you about some of the rest. Oh, Yes! I al100st Bill Vandenburgh and Andy Labuda are partners. They are preaching the Gospel and hold tent meetings all over the eotm try, especially Bal. timore, which they figure needs lots of Q>spel. Sincerely Yours, A Cliy Named Joe frazZled .at tfie edges, baggy at the knees and in tbe back below the belt rut withal wom with the elegance of an Esquire--rather That other bar recently added Sad -sack model? Who? Well, it's to the shoulder of Capt. Ide the newest "Walk to Work" conbinLaughlin is already bearing some ation, Myrtle and Mahomey ... I'll fruit. We hear now that the girl bet that cake that was baked by is available; the ring is a matErline McClellan for S /Sgt. Ra-ter of purchase, and the threm mey's birthday tasted good--now hold has bem rented. The mtire if my girl could make a deal with organization joins me--l know-her mess sgt. and do the sane for in wishing you both. our heartiest me--l\hen she's on KP, 1 M>ulm' t congratulations. mind having a couple of birthdays Some o f us have peculiar trays a year ... The homecooking that of spending our furlcughs. We Andrews and Savino enjoyed at know how you and I would have home nust have been plenty good spent them, but Sgt. Terrell ao judging f'ran the bay window fronts cldentally ran into T/Sgt. Chilli they sprouted on their ftlrlougps. berlain on his recmt furlough How fickle women are! The spent in Tyndall Homes and minute that Red left the field "Chanb" ll'elt through the motions Martha received 'l.WO Dozen Roses of explaining to Terrell how he and a box of candy. She could succeeded in getting the clothes have at least passed the candy he was hanging on the line so around, or gt.ven us a clue as to lllhite. (Capt. McLaughlin please the iden t1 ty of the mysterious take ,note.) donor ... We hope that "Robin Hood A successf:W. nurse must be proSrni th, --our mess sgt. gets pro-fJ.cient in many things exclusive ficient enough to go out and Ibw of the teclmical field of nurs and Arrow us a good piece of ing. Such a nurse is Mother heal thy game meat--deer or moose Jones of That Wac who or even plain ordinary wild Ut to tied tor duration PlUIII!J:t:IOllthStOtl\1 aortstr-aiM or Oh \olhat a Beaut.ltul Horning, Re:zaove piece gently, Gather rmalntng ptecu ano place In Jeep, Treat ror ehock ano exposure. If pos t ts lltteredwtthbutta, treat u tuns-trrttant patlent. S\mlrlonstretcher bearers, DecentlY ccmpose llnbs, Administer adrenalln and lMt rttea an
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Page 12 THE TYNDALL TARGET EGLIN EAGLES NOSE OUT TORNADOES BY 53-52 SCORE; WINNING BASKET MADE AS FINAL WHISTLE BLOWS Led by Sgt. Frank Kley, the Eglin Eagles last Saturday nosed out the Tornadoes ln 811 action-packed contest l'lhich saw the winning goal scored as the final bell rmg. 'The 400 fms llho flocked to the post gym for the gane were on their feet in 811 uproar as Kley intercepted a Tomado pass 811d shot the win ning basket wi .th no seconds to spare md give Eglin a victory. 'The Eagles, boasting height 811d speed, kept the on 811 even basis throughout. The Tomadoes were no t1 ce ably 1 acking on the defensive and it was tbis laxness 11hich decided. the oontest. 'Three t.llnes the 1 ead ch811ged ,hands in the 1 ast minute of play, and either te8111 could have had the win by "freezing" the ball. How ever, both Eglin md the Torna does elected to it out," much to the pleasure of the fms in general 1.111d to the disappointment of T/F fans in partio1lar. Kley was the high scorer for the Eglin men, gamering points, with Brantner runner-up with 11 tallies. But nm ch credit for the Eagl es' win rrrust go to speedy 11 ttle Anfly Mi halik, whose floor-work was res ponsible for m1.111y scoring plays. Art Stevens, Finis Snowden and Bill Johnson paced the T / F offensive with 17, 10 and 9 points respect! vely. For the benefit of those presen t to whon the 1 ast 70 seoonds of play were a blur, this is what happened: Bill Johnson broke a 47-47 tie with 811 under the bas ket shot; Brantner tied it for Eglin at 49-49; Kl ey found the basket a S"rort time later to put Eglin in the lead, 51-49; F':l.nis Snowden streaked down the oourt to score a "bunny" with Brantner on his heels, who fouled him on the play, literally tossing &low den against ;the wall; Bob Hunt replaced Snowden and shot the foul successfully to put Tynclall in .the 1 ea.d, 52-51; Sid Frieman fouled Eglin's Christinson as he wa s shooting, and home fans breathed easier as he misse
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February 26, 1944 THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 13 48y AINI)(WDI" By BOB HAWK Quizmaster: "THANKS TO THE YANKS" 1. What is the d1 fference between a Beau Brununel and a CaslllY:>Va? 2. A man was a Simon Legree but his wife was a Polly ana. escribe them? 3. Where ooes glass come from? 4. Describe an hour-glass figure. 5. Why are the acoustics in a theater usually better when the theater is filled than when it is enpty? 6. Periwinkle, Eleanor and Alice are all shades of what color? 7. What is it that you go ward through by going from front to back? 8. What is .the sleeping position of most birds? 9. Vthat part of a table setting are the tines? 10. Name two substitutes for sugar in your coffee. Q. I'm a draftee. Next month I wilt have compteted three years in the army. Am I then entitled to tongevity pay like Regular Army men? A. Yes, selectees are entitled to longevity pay amounting to five percent of their base pay upon completing of a full hitch of service just like everyone else in the Army. You're also entitled to wear a hash mark. Q. My wife requires medical care but because her income has been reduced since my induction into the Army, she can no tonger afford a doctor. Is there any organization that will hetp her out? A. Of course there is. You tell your wife to get in touch with Army Emergency Relief in your home town. Q. Is it permissibte for a sotdier to wear a Veterans of Foreign Wars ribbon on his uniform? A. It is not. The VFW is a civilian organization and its ribbons are not recognized by the War Department as decorations. Look it up under AR 600-45. England-A sleeping GI was awakened by the sound of a truck being turned around just outside his window. "Hey," he yelled, "you're making too much noise. Why don't you bring that truck right on inside?" At that moment, the driver's foot slipped from the clutch, the truck lurched and backed right through the wall into the GI's boudoir. YAMKWIZ ANSWERS 1. Beau Bn.munel: fancy dress er, a dandy. Casanova: great lover, amorous rogue and adven turer. 2. He was cruel (brutal) and she was extremely good and always sweet and optimistic. a. mass is made by melting to gether at a very high sand, soda ash and lime. 4. A figure with a tiny waist1 ine; a figure resembling the shape of an 5. When the theater is filled with people, the echo is mini mized. In other words, people absorb the sound. 6. mue. 7. A book; a church; a store; a magazine. a. Standing. (Very oftm they stand on one foot with the other one pulled up in their feathers and their heads tucked under their wings.) 9. Prongs of fb rks. 10. Honey, corn syrup, saccharin. "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" :2. 00 Q) a 3 0-

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6UNNERS GUNNER OF THE CLASS SISGT. CHARLES,McCLUNG Squadron A S/Sgt. McClung was a instructor at Tyndall Field before entering gunnery school. Twentv-nine years old and from St. LouisJ Mb.J he plaved football and baseball in high school there. Was emploved by a furniture company as an interior decorator for eight vears prior to being called into service. Learned to shoot at the aqe of six and has been hitting bullseves ever since. He arrived at Tvndall in FebruaryJ i942. PVT. FRANK H. ADAMS Squadron C pvt. Adams was a trainman on the Norfolk Western Railroad when called into the Army on November iJ i943. Twenty-two years oldJ he is a native of SalemJ Va.J high school and is married. He received his basic training at GreensboroJ N.C. AI C JOSEPH HORGAN Cadet Detachment A native and resident of South BostonJ Mass.J A/C Horgan is 2i years old and single. Prior to entering the Army he was a shipping clerk for the Boston branch of the Railwav Express Company but hopes to become an air conditioning engineer after the war. T I SGT. LAWRENCE V. SWAIN Squadron D A nativ e of Santa BarbaraJ Calif.J Sgt. Swain is 24 years old and a of Santa Barbara High School. Entered the armed services on August iSJ i940. Following grad uation from Lowry FieldJ Colo.J in armamentJ he was transferred to the South American as an armorer instructorJ where he re mained for ii months. rhen he was transferred to Bolling FieldJ WashingtonJ D.C,J where he volunteered for flexible gunnery. WEEK PVT. DAVID L. MARTIN Squadron B Pvt. Martin plaved baseball on the LancasterJ Pa. J (his home town) high school team. A truck driver before entering the ArmYJ he was drafted in octoberJ i943J and got his basic training at GreensboroJ N.C. He has married two and a half yearsJ is 22 years oldJ and lists reading as his favorite means of relaxation. AI C EDWAR_D WINSLOW Cadet Detachment A/C Winslow is from BraintreeJ Mass. He graduated from high school there in i942 and enlisted in December of that year. He was eliminated from pilot training at basic flying school; then he was as a bombardier. He is vears old and single.


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