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POST THEATE R TO OPEN TOMORROW AFTERNOON Bond Up 12 In Purchases Week One "When bigger and better things are oone, the civilians --I M .. :_u No. 2 Is Ready One Week I Ahead Of Time Same Films to Re Shown Simultaneously' With No4 1 Theater o f Tyndall Field will do \ That apparently is the _, Aprogremof 11q.1aUc tt:aining !llld recreaticnal acslogan of the more then 1,000 tivity for both officer !llld enlisted personnel will Reany for use a week ahead emplQyees of this station, J 11.:..'. (.I 1 begin at the beach within next few weeks, Lt. 1. of schedule, the new Post acQOrding to the latest report W _//Harbin LaWSJn, physical training director, 81'lnounced ;; Theater No. 2 in the stunent fr(JIJ the Tyndall Field War / \ this week. area >dll open tomorrow. Bond Headquarters that the A t ) All nersonnel, penn!lllent party 115 well as sb.Idents, J Located across from the civilian participation on the j-r.r fj -..o, J will be required to t .ake a 22 hoUJ: course ranging blacktop PT area No. 1 and Payroll Savings Plan has in[ fj/ vv from swii11JIIing classes for beginners to a combat adjoining Mess !Hali 3, the new creased from 72 percent to t 1 I) course j.ncludi.ng rope cli.mbing, parachute release, -, theater will have a seating 84 percent in a single weeki 1 \ f abandoning ai.rcraft, survival methods ll'ld first ai.d. "I capacity of 520. It will show The new War Bond drive, \) \1 I AI ready work is under way on recreation equipment the same films as Theater No. 1 d .. { ,. ,. 81IDche by the Post Camnanu-16 V ( on the beach under the direction o f 1st Lt. Jemes H. 1 the same nights, a shut-only a l'leek old, but the + twho will have charge of the program. ,d port the reels from one theater twenty-five "Minute Men" work. : t; An area extending 100 yards from the beech and to the Qther. Col. John W. Persons, is J Reilly, Jr., assistant director of physical trai.ning, r tie systan being used to tr81'lsing under Colonel Persons have ......._. r :" \ A covering a million square feet of surface i.s to be Conroll.te new theater sched-. \ 1 ._"' 1 Ja t d .. ,.. F a1JJ10st reached their :lJmlediate ____ ,; ... encloserl by a series of rafts extending out to wo ,. ules will be initiated begin-goal of 00 percent partici< platforms on llhich Will be spri.ngboards end diving ning tomorrow, with perfonn-p aU on w1 th m '"" A '"P mt >ill bo opo.atod fo< ool-: ; anoo, at a, ao, 6 d 8' 15 duction of 1D percent. ( ;t ored troops 81'1<'1 another for convalescent hospital : 5 o'clock at Theater No. 1 ann Every e!J1)loyee in every /""'Jr':; I patients. _, at 4: 15, 6:45 81ld 9 o'clock at p artment is being contacted ; '"""""' !' '!be recreation ann training area will inclutle a : N 0 2. weekdays the same by a "Minute Man," an! Ill\ ; touch football court, two softball fields, basketschedule will be followed ex-though some have been unable ball goals, four volleyball courts, horizontal ;:i cept that the matinees will be to sign up for the fUll 10 flying rings, eight swings en! a Boats will eliminated. percent deduction, many have 1. be available to personnel. J For about a week, patrons requested a smaller amount of No. 2 will have to sit on deducted to help swell the r wooden benches, pending theparticipation total. .. arrival of comfOrtable BUdiWar Bond Headqua:ters, di__ I; toriumtype chairs from the rected by captain R. S. Saliey -7=-.. '"'7,,'.0-t .... .. __ _. Americ81'l Seating Co. and Lt. A. T Radka, expressed f1 CUrtains, borders ll'ld drapes confidence late yesterdey that : : w ere purchased through the the Winute lien" will reach Oldahoma City scenic Co. and their 90 percent goal rturing were insta,lled by the factory some departniEntS are having Former Gunnery w 0 Was by Rear er. difficulty oontacting all the '!be theaters are operated as civilians working on the G R o h d Fl c a function of the Special various sM.fts. unner ece1ve e Yln9 rOSS Service omce. All employees who have not ------------------yet signed up are urged to A fonner Tyndall Field pilot who lllSt June was painfully GEN. HANLEY TRANSFERRED; contact their department head May We Boast? wounded by a tnachine gun accidentally fired from the rear of their willingness to help Jhe Target is proud to pre-cockpit of the tYO-place plane he was flying will be decorated LYON REPLACES HIM Tyndall F1eJ d put the dri v e sent in this week's issue the for his skill, courage 81ld determination under fire, according OVP.r, and a "MinUte Man will results of a feat which adds tO ll'l ll'lnounc61lmt recently received from the War Department. Maj. Gb Thomas J. Hanley, be i!mlediately sent to that a new page to the history of The flier, 2nd Lt. Harry Pascoe, will receive the Dis-Jr., oonrn81lding general of the department to fill out the Army camp newspapers. On tinguished Flying Cross. The incident occurred during a AAF Eastern Flying Trai.ning necessary fonns. pages 2 and 9 appear full-routine aerial jg.ll11lery mission from the Apalachicola sub-bllSe Conimand since June 15, 1943, The new prompt deli. very color reproductions of a Ko-on June 28, :1943. '!he medal will bepresented at Maxwell Fielrl, has been transferred to a new system established by Colonel dachrome photograph and of where Lt. Pascoe recently was transferred. undisclosed assignment. Persons is credited for the a color drawing. We believe Lt. Pascoe's plane was flying at 81'1 al titllde of about 200 Brig. Gen. Edward B. Lyon, wholehearted response accorded that no 0 ther cerrp newspaper feet when the incident occurred near St. George :e fonnerly conmll'lding general of the drive, as all evidence ever has printed reproducaerial gunnery sb.Ident in the rear cockpi.t acci en Y -the 75th Flying Training Wing 1 tim bod d lowed the machine g1m he was firing to turn on its swivel so with headquarters at Fort points to a new a1 -e n i .tions of this type. Full ethat the barrel was insirte the rear cockpit, pointing to warn Myers, Fls., has assumed tenbuying record for Tyndal tails m?Y be found on Page 2 the pilot's back. ary CODI!Iand of the Eastern Field. '!be gun fire<'! several times. painfully wouncling Co1111181'1d. in the arm and neck. Lt f\-AYBALLt SEASON OPENER! Tynaall vs. Napier Field 2 P.M., POST DIAMOND Pascoe wllS sb.Inned momentarily C and his plane veered across the island, llhich is imately half. a mile wide. He regained control of the plane from a stalling altitude of about 150 feet and prepared for a fo reed 1 anding on the beach. At this time, another l:iurst of fire from the gun c 1111sed. fragments of bullets 81ld metal to strike him arounrl .his neck and back. He kept control of the plane and mai!e a whe e l s'-up 1 an ding on the south shore of the isl.and c!D.lsing minimum dflllage to the pl81le. Un8bl!l to contact the field b y radio because his head-set connection harl been severed by a machine gun projectile, Lt. Pascoe sent the uninjured ner to a lighthouse four miles away for help. Lt. Pascoe walkerl about three miles be fore being picked up by a c rii.Sh bo at. L a test tim e s aver o n Tyndall i s the new t r aile r bus whicn circl es t h e f ield. Pictured abov e o n the tius i naugural circuit a r e left to righ t Col. John w Per so n s post co nrnand er, Lt. c ol. 0 1 i ver E King director o f supply ana m a i nten a n ce, a nd Maj T ho m as B. Fowl er, supervi so r cf s upply The s uggesti o n t o havea b u s circ l e t h e field was m a o e a t a Special Service c oun cil meeting week s a g o which w as atte nded b y Col. P e r so n s


Page 2 QJESTION: "WHAT IS YOUR IDEA OF A PERFECT E VENING?" BY COE AND DELBYCK Sgt. Joseph Cole, 349th, N.Y. C., H.r.: "I'm leaving this week on ful' lough to be mar rien. I can't think of a more perfect evening than my wedding night in the company of the girl I have cmsen as my wdfe." Pvt. John Quic k, Ordnance, l'ranRjort, H. Y.: "My idea of a perfect evening is a night at home with the Missus and the kirls, and then slipping awey to the movies with the little woman after the kids have been put to bed. S/SRt. Chuck Benedict, Pool Sq., Milwaukee, Wis.: "To my way of thinking a perfect evening would have to include dinner, dancing And clubbing with s orne sprightly young thing;. Sgt. Wdl Sajier, 446th, Los Calif.: "Taking my wife to Earl Carroll s on Sunset Ibule v ard for dinner and smw and the! driving to our favor! te p arld.ng spot for a cpiet chat. anrl still is, my idea feet evening. That was, of a perP vt. Carmine Ianora, Sq. E., Brooklyn, N.Y.: "Taking my best girl, to a dance and dinner and having a car to say "gporl= night' in." A/C Maurice Rand, H.Y.C., N.Y.: "Going out to nine lli.th a pleasant companic m of the opposite sex tmd hearling fbr 11 fiance or a legitimate show after w arrls. Contrary to accepter! opinion, this can still be a p erfect evening. to Oblige Hlm Bryan Army Air Fiekl. Tex. . 'Ihesewereprinted with, respectively, blue, red, yel ]ow ani! black ink. It re1Jlirer1 skill eo presswork by Cpl. Louis Shaw to print ea.ch of the colors invol veli to the exact shar.le re(Jlired in order to make the colo.r reprorluctions compRre favorably with the original photograph ann rlrawing. Ibth repror1uctions represent a colorful feather in the for the en t1 re Heproduction Depar1ment. News From Your_ Own Home Town Indianapolis (CNS)-Hockey fans didn't like some of Referee Gordon Parsons' decisions during a game here. So they broke his nose and chased him from the rink. Parsons l eft town under police escort. Kansas City (CNSl-Ella Far ris, 6 stood with her parents in a crowd at the railroad station here. "Look, mama," she ex claimed suddenly, "that man has his hand in daddy's pocket." Daddy seized the man. Police said h e had a long criminal record Los Angeles (CNSl-Harvey Bomar. batterec': qnd bloody, was arrestea on an intoxication charge. In court he explained that he had injured himself in a fist tight with a full length mirror. Chicago, (CNS)-It was April Fool' s Day and the crowd that gathered about a suspicious-looking package on the sidewalk in front of a Loop restaurant just stood there and chuckled, wait ing for a sucker to come along. Finally one simple-looking pass erby picked up the package and opened it. It contained two large steaks, presumably dropped from a delivery truck serving the res taurant. Nobody said "April Fool." The dark assault cloak shroua ing the bright figure or invasion had its folds adjusted again this week when His Majesty's Governm ent brought under official restraint the diplomatic business or all nations except Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States. under the edict neutral diplomats may not leave the country and all diplomatic communica tions entering or leaving the British Isles are henceforth subject to the most rigid censorship. This shelving by Britain of diplomatic immunity of neutrals is without precedent, recalling Britain's unswerving resolve to insure that there will always be an England. Thumbing their plane noses at Japan's Co-Prosperity sphere of influence, Army Liberators on Sunday returned to'their dawn pastime of riddling the myth of impregnability once surrounding the Carolines. In the skies over (truculent) Truk, naught was to be seen of the vaunted Zeros, and Yank airmen generally had a regu lar field day bombing with easy dispatch now familiar scenes. The obvious inability of Truk to give sharper answer to the raiders emphasizes ""'M,a t while 'islands are unsinkable, they a l so are unmaneuverabl e. Despite the increasing shortage or wood and other essential materials, these days cabinet-makers of Italy are as active as grandfather's clock with more tics than tacks. Last Monday, Italy's number one cabinet-maker, Marshal Badoglio who tn some respects rivals the famed Dr. Caligari, announced the resignation or his ministers and began the assembling or a new set. The new cabinet will include one representative from each or the s i x-ply political parties and is expected to rein force the sagging 2X4 politics or the present installation. There is no room in the new cabinet ror the tiny figure or Victor Emmanuel and, it is to be hoped, none ror improvement, either. Bal ak 1 ava, scene of the famous charge of the gallant 600 light English cavalry, immortalized in Tennyson's poem, lives again in the news as a victory-flushed Red Army storming along the southern approaches to Sevastopol nears the 'valley of death' where 'cannon to the right of them, cannon to the left of them, volleyed and thundered.' Balaklava lies 13 versts to the southeast of Sevastopol, approximately eight miles, and is the last town of any consequence that a traveler journey ing northward along the coast in the Crimea would encounter before reaching Sevastopol. The Russians are going all out to convince the last doubting Nazi that Crimea does not pay. AAF Downs 9,463 Planes Washington (CNS) -During 194 3 the Unite d States Army Air Forces destroyed 9,463 enemy air craft in aeria l combat and 1,579 more on the ground, the War De partment has disclosed.


FROM THIS COUJMN A YEAtl AOO: "Mr. Howell complains the PX is without a model he calls Stylish Stout. 1 Lt. Aylor C<:Jillllains they can't get him a model known 8s 1 Thoroughly Thin. 1 To Capt. Keiser we make this suggestion, one that will also improve the officers' digestion. Convince the food ration board it1 s only fair to give Lt. Aylor Mr. Hol'l" ell' s share! 'Ihe 1 Great One, 1 S/Sgt. William Hakeem of the Venturas, continued his bilf for headline monopolization by inaugurating the tipping system in the PX. His 1 friends' claim he ordered a hamburger and a coke and told the PXette to keep the change from the d.oll ar bill. (Or, service at any price.) OUR CHOICE FOR THE WEEK: "Did you take any calisthenics this morning?" "WhY, no --are there any missing?n,,,In view or the increasing number or weddings there is a rumor aroot that the Post Chaplains and their starr will install a swing shi!t, Last Sunday, wac Cpl. F ern Schultzand SfSgt, Ralph Boyes were knotted, but not b e!ore the couple were thoroughly convinced they were the victims or Axis sabotage, First or all, Boyes and his rei low crew members round themselves scheduled to work o n sunday, but chat was taken care o r short time. o n Sunday as the hour or the wedding approached, the rings to be used in the cer e mony had not yet arrived !rom Alabama, and the GI who was to have been the best man was shipped, The rings finallY did arrive, and another best mart was r ound and the wedd lllg took place as scheduled, How ever, the couple now have quite a story to tell their progeny and their marriage certifi cate can be exhibited as a citation received ror .. courageous action in the race of heavy enemY opposition during the battle or Tyndall Field." Other recent T / F weldings in-clude Wac Pfc. Angie Stefaneich to Cpl. Primo Leonardi, Pee Wee Fairbanks to Ordnance's Sgt. Man derson, and Terry Hyatt to the Waller's "Beech Nut" Charlie Goodsen. Introducing a civilian note to the column, W/0 Sherbourne F. Swenson of Post Com munications, walked down our Chapel 1 s aisle yesterday with the former Miss Evie Mae Kelly of D& ftmiak Springs, Fla. And while we're in a congratulatory mood, we extend heartiest "!-thought ratings-were-frozen" felicit ations to Lt. Justin Gl.ickson of the Admin. Inspector's office on his jump to the silver bar status; and the same to Chaplain William Dorney who now sports the double sterling bar. All we neerl hear now in order to have our f'ai th in human nature re stnred, is that the long over due twin silver strips have arrived f'or Statistical's Lt. Walter McKinsey. our salute this week goes to Lt. Lowell Green, recently ap pointed assistant personnel orricer. The commendation is orrered on behalf or the T/F o!!icers who participated in the o!!icers bowling league which was successfully concluded last week. Lt. Green devoted much or his SPARE time to the organization and running or the leaglie so that fellow officers could "STRIKE" on the alleys, His interest in the league included the weeklY writeups on the kegling results which appeared in this paper Animals m : ad e the news this week as Lt. Edward cooke's canine "pony" round difficultY in obtaining suitable quarters; and rrom the guardhouse sector we hear that "Blackie," a black feline, accompanies -the sentry there on all tours, with a rew exceptions. The exceptions are when it rains --;:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::;-1'and. the several days each month ONE MAN'S OPINION when Blackie" goes AWOL!n search What's To the Editor of th; Target: I don't know who is respoosible for the innovation, but your new policy of allowing your readers to register their complaints in writing seems to me to be very wise psychology. It is generally understood, I believe, that there are t'lll:> prin cipal reasons 'llhy a soldier will go to town and let loose when he might not have done such when he was a civilian. One of these reasons is that, with the putting on of a uniform which makes him look exactly like his brothers, he feels as though he has lost his identity, and that his brothers in unifonn will share in any disgrace that he migpt bring upon lwnself. The other is that, in the Army he is constantly under strict and is unable to argue with his boss. He wants to blow off steam and, generally speaking, he can't do that within the confines of an Army post. His Saturday night letting down of the bars is a safety valve which "enables to the poor man to fur get the awfUl misery of his lot, to qnote a philosopher whose nBme I can't recall. 'Ihe Target's letter box has the same safety valve effect as the Saturday night excursion into the bright lights, but is considerably less harmful to the man Bnd to the reputation of the Army. It enables the writer--and, vicariously, the men who read the gripe letters--to blow off steam which otherwise might accmrulate to the detriment of work and morale. And ooce in a while the letter box may bring an i papers, Cpl. C. F. J, Dear Editor: They' re ha:Ving a big insurance drive in my scpadron, and to hear some of the guys in my outfit talk, you'd think that they were doing Uncle Sam a favor to take out a policy of National Service Life Insurance, In my estimation, it's just the opposite. Where else could we get $10,000 coverage on our lives fb r such a low price as the GI policy offers? And besides, the way I look at 'it, we're all in this army together and the mon,ey we pay into insurance is being chipped into a big -pot to pay off the policies of the less fortunate Gis who lose their lives in this war. Uncle Sam has got to get the money from some place, tha.t1 s a cinch. I think we owe it to the fellows overseas to take the full $10,000 policy bee ruse the more money we chip in over here the 1 ower we can keep the rates for the fellows over there, md that's my answer to guys who say they are going to wait until they get overseas before they take out the full $10,000. I say it's best to take it out now and help the guys who are already over there. Besides, if' anything happens to me bef'ore I get across, I want my f'olks to get $10,000 and nothing less. I think I'm worth at least that DJ.Ich, whether any body else does. or not! Pvt. H. E. B. or rrogs. our final animal tale concerns a singing dog. MaJor White o! the 349th phoned us cloudy and early Thursday morning stating that his boys had a sing ing dog in the day room and would we care to come up and get the details. Armed with a photographer and an application blank ror a Hobby Lobby appearance, we arrived on the scene shortlY afterwards and round that "Whit ey,n the back yard Melchior, was orr chasing rabbits between performances. "Whi teyn was event uallY coaxed back to the piano and a!ter a bit or prompting, gave a somewhat half-hearted rendition or a number which must have been a !ox-trot. "Whiteyn was accompnaie d by pre. Joe Slu sarz at the piano, and kept time with his tan. Lt. Reilly, officer in charge of Tyndall's bathing beaches, confided to friends that he has a GI who will be the best life g\larrl he has -ever sem -once he teaches him how to swim Tlll:> old timers checked out this week. Capt. Jack Dangler, who arrived here as an A / C before the field was ready for occupation, and has been with the Dept. of Training -ever since, left us tbr Ft. Myers and points overseas. The Captain was active in sports here also, and his presence was counted on heavily to bolster the post di&rond scpad' s backstop posi tioo Sgt. Ray Barrette, who needs no introduction, p arti cul arl y in this column, receiverl orrlers transferring him to Max wen this week. The part Ray fillerl during his two-yeflr stint here could never adequately be filled by someone else --in addition to his chief duty as ch 811 ffeu r to the field's ranking officers, he was a clearing house for all infonnll.tion on subjects military or otherwise. We doubt if any GI has ever equalled him in "getting arounrl" Tyndall Fielrl. Rather than oommcn t further on his no-Page 3 RECEIVES COHHENDATION SGT. JOSEPH WAWRZON COL. PERSONS COMMENDS GUARDHOUSE CLERK FOR EFFICIENCY Sgt. Joseph wawrzon, police and prisons clerk at the Tyndall guardhouse, was recently 00l111end ed by Col. John w. Persons for his administrative efficiency in devising a new tbnu llhich elimin ated six others. Wawrwn, a mem ber of the Guard SIJ.ladron, is a native of Chicago, ill. Col. Persons' C01TIIlldation read as fbllows: "Through your study, initiative and interest in the subj ec t, you devised in a s1 ngl e f'onn that infonnation which nann ally required six. 'Ihe consolid a tion in to one simple card has resulted in the saving of time, space md. material. 'Ihe advisability and desirability of this fonn has been proven as a result of its recmt adoptioo by the AAFEFTC, which commmd in turn has suggested its use to other stations Wlder its juris diction. Your loyalty, initiative and inrlustry is a credit to the service, and this headquarters is ex tr emel y pl easerl to con:mend you for your diligmce md iniati ve. Wawrzon is a graciuate of the AAF clerical school at Fbrt l.IJgan and was assigned to Tyndall in March, 1942. In explaining his new fb nn, the sergeant 51.111lllled it up as "a new 'a>1' on prisoners which eliminates a lot of paper work." teriety, we'll wish him luck llt Maxwell and in saying goodbye, we can honestly say that he will be missed. As a token o r appreciation f o r their "d elivery or the goods," the membe r s or the Gunnermaker basketball squad, post champions, w ere treated to a dinner royal at Mattie's last Wednesday night by t h e 1r c o., Ca p t Mowery, Everyone i s reported to have had a great time, particularly Frank Boswell, he or the gentle voice, who l e!t no doubt as to his f o n d ness ror steak with his catsup,,, Wandering from the r i eld ror a m pment, army orientation orrtcers don t have to tell Pvt. Alan Cranston or Camp Croft, s c., why he's fighting this war. In 1939 cranston published a tencen t edition or Adolph Hitler's book. "Mein Kampf." Der Fuehrer got into a furor because he wasn't getting any royalties and sued Cranston in America's democratic courts. Hitler won t h e suit and the book was wi thdrawn rrom the n e w s tands. (Crans ton enl1s ted in t h e ser v i ce shortly afterwards,)


Page 4 THE TYNDALL TARGET PUBLISHED ON SAlURDAYS BY THE SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICE FOR OF THE ARMY AIR FORCES FLEXIBLE GUNNERY SCHOOL, PANAMA CITY, FLA. Copy Prepared under supervision of Public Relations officer. THE SECRET FOR SUCCESS Printing and Photography by Base Photographic & Reproduction "Twinkle, twinkle little Bar How I wish you were a star." section. This desire of a newly commiEr Art work by Dept. of Training Drafting Department. sioned 2nd Lt. shows that all of The Tyndall Target receives aaterial supplied by Caap Newspaper us desire SUCCESS no matter what Service, war Dept., 20!1 E. 42nd St., !lew Yorio: City, Credited II&line of service we are in. A __ __ __ r_ro_ __ c_N_s_. ____ 1few years ago a man by the name of Dale Carnegie wrote a book that was a "best seller. This book was entitled "How to Win Friends and Influence People." The reason for the succ.ess of this book was that it told others how to become successful. THE POST GYM GETS A BREATHER The approach of wann weather has forced the big, bam-like building on Mississippi Avenue into temporary idleness. For, when the potent florida sun is through casting its rays in alternate degrees of wamth and has had enough fun watching hapless Gls change fr0111 thin khaki shirts on one day to o.n. s and a field jacket the next, it can really make things hot. And when ole Sol starts turning on the steam, unifonns go into moth balls. The new T/F gym won't be put away in moth balls-it'll still be open to occasional handball players and its balcony will still cater to the boxing clientele, and even the huge court will be there, available to the "hungry" cagers who dirln' t get their fill ruring the regular senring. However, the Tyndall sports arena can enjoy its breathing spell, content in the knowledge that o n its hardwood f'loor, soldiers stationed here during the past six months had their first opportunity in the field's three year history to par ticipate in the nation's most popular sport, basketball. Through the efforts of the post athletic officer, the p. T. staff and the members of tlie Special Services athletic council, the gym was kept bus_ y every night of the week except Sunday. It was the one spot on the fielrJ where a GI coul

THE TYNDALL TARGET Apr i 1 16 -22 Last week dispatches from Moscow dealt almost exclusively with the news of Soviet successes in the Cr.imea. The fall of Odessa two weeks ago ?ad sealed the doom of this 1 arge p .eninsul a on the northe rn shore of the Bl Sea. developments are significant, and will have a vi tal bearing on future ope rat ions; but for the present all eyes are on Sevastopol. Less than 48 hours after SoAllied aerial operati:O.ns viet troops had entered.Qdessa, i _over Europe continue to intwo Russian armies began a c rease in fot:ce anrl intensity. swift drive into the Crimea. During the past week Italian-The attack developed from two m .ain rlirections. The Fourth Ukrainian Army, under General FeodoT Tolbukhin, pusherl southward from the Pere kop Isthmus, which connects the Crimea with the Russian mainland. The independent Maritime Army (similar to our Marines) struck westward from the Straits of Kerch under the poq S! s6U!M *o a6pa 6u!poa1 a41 saua:>ou au!6ua 6un1s -Japun *0 PJDMJO* uaM 4=>!4M *o asou 'a6o1asn* MOJ -Jou '6uo1 o so4 sau!6ua ID!PDJ 4HM paJaMod Jaqwoq wn!p -aw 6u!M-p!w o 'uapdwoH 4S!HJg s,H jJ8'11!3 1't 'ON ID ION ;appnJ puo U!.f a16u!s o soy puo a6pa a6pa 6u!poa1 uo >poq S! auo1d papunoJ >poq S! s1auod fO a6pa 6u! -poa1 puo JDin6uopaJ S! s 6u!M *o UO!Pas ay1 sau!6ua jo!PDJ fO u! JD* -xa a6o1asn* papunoJ 'a6Jol a4' *o asou a41 o6Jo:> au!6ua '6u!M-Mo 1 o 'u!DJIA>fS LvJ SdVV s,H ; 1 "ON ID ION of rocky islands stretching military operations imposnorthward for BOO 'llliles f'rom The monsoons continue Japan to Russia's Kamchatka thro.ughout the swnmer, so the Penins'ul a. They h ave been Japanese have 1 ess than a bombed frequently in tlle past month left in which to win month, and when a correspondent their gamble. The odds are asked Secretary Knox if this against them. steady bombardmlmt meant that actual land attack was contemplated, he readily admitted that it was --adding "but rio body knows when. Least of all,. .he_ implied, the Japanese. The week's action in the Pac ific continued to feature aeii al operations. Three groups of targets were given,particular attention -.Kuriles, the carolines (in the area around Truk), and the northern .coast' of New Guinea. The battle now raging on the ountainous jungle border be tween InrUa BJrma appears to be taking a tum more favorable to the Allies. British reinforcements have reached, the Imp hal area, and the J ap anese are on the defensive at several points. Unl ese they c!Ul take Imphal or the nearby town of Kohima before the mid dle of May, the Japanese Ill most certainly will be com to withdraw from the entire region; for in Bur ma means the beginning of th<> monsoon season --that period I when violent rain storms wash out the jungle trails and make A late dispatch reports that on Wednesday, a joint British American task force attackerl Sabllilg, a Japanese base at the northweste"rn tip of SUmatra. The enemy was taken completely by surprise; resistance was light, and many direct hits were scored. \VHEN it's t o walk on :1 r o; td l)opemte in the av o id ance uf a, ci,Ient > b y walking on the siLll' bein g on,oming 1\1 E d n,ting p!;t, ., lJul thl' ::.huuhl l' r ruo td i:--nut l'lll' l 't' tht. nl. \lo \ l' hL \ 't HHI it u r \ 'llll 1 n : n ht. hit b v : l f ,,,., vd ,rj tht r uad:


Page 6 THE TYNDALL TARGET RUSSIAN. F gQN T:: THE APPROXIMATE BATTLE-LIME as of April 19th. Sov1et tro<;>ps are besieging Sevastopol in the Crimea. have crossed the lower Dnestr R1ver near T1raspol. Rzes2:ow Brest Li tovsk -ROMANIA too Bound aties Novgorod Kalin in Berdichev Ki rovograd e Moscow Orel Kursk U) Kharkov


April 22, 1944 THE TYHDALL TARGET Page 7 GUNNER GUNNER OF THE CLASS 'fop gunner of Class 44-17 and fourth T / F gunnery school grad uate to receive a free week-end in Panama City is A/C Charles F. Schtm1ann. Schun8lln is a native f Cincinnati, Ohio. After ng graduated from the Hughes igh School, the 24 year-old cadet attended Ohio University for a year and a half, majoring in agri ture. For fuur years following his courses at (h!o u. SchUll ann was eniployerl by the New York Central rail road. Called into the service in October, 1942, he was assigned to the Ordnance Depart m ent at Aberdeen, Mel.; working chiefly at the post railroad p roving grounrl. In August, 1943, Schtmlann was accep terl fur cadet training and after a C. T. D. course at N.c. State, was sent to Na&lville fur classification. Classified as a bombardier, he was sent to Maxwell Field md then shortly afterards to Tyndall for gunnery raining. --Squadron A-A/C CHARLES F. SCHUMANN His hobby is JIX)tor boats tmd he names his hours on the moving base range as the most interestr ing part of his schooling at this fielrl. Here are his gunnery records: Cal. 00 97% Base 63% Turrets 98% Skeet Range 85% Sighting 94% Tower Range 72%, Moving Target 25. DUMENIGO RESORTS TO HYPNOTISM FOR PASS TO TOWN; RENIERI DISPLAYS SKILL IN THE RING Class 44-00 is the JOOst ver satile student squadron on the field. We know this is a O.V.I E POST Saturday, 'JAM SESSION,' Ann Miller, Jeff Barker. Sun., Mon., 'UNCERTAIN GLORY,' Errol Flynn, Paul Lukas. Tuesday, '711E WHISTLER,' Richard Dix, Gloria Stuart. Wed., Thurs., 'PAMPICO ,' Edward G. Robinson, Victor Friday, 'WEIRD Wa.fAN,' Lon Chaney Jr., Anne Gwynne. R I Tl Sun., Mon., 'RATIONING,' Wallace Beery,Marjorie Main. Tuesday,. 'JAM SESSION,' Ann Miller, Jeff Barker. Wed. thru Fri., 'THE SULLIVANS,' Ann Baxter, Thomas Mi tchell. Saturday, 'PRIDE OF PLAINS Smiley Burnett. Late Show, 'GUNG HO,' Randolph Scott. PAN AHA Sun. Mon. 'SWINGTIME JOHNNY, Andrew Sisters. Tuesday, 'FOOTLIGHT SERENADE, Betty Grable, John Payne. Wed,, Thurs., 'REUNION IN FRANCE, Joan Cra-,tford, John Payne. Fri., Sat., 'BEYOND THE LAST FRONTIER,' Smiley Burnett. BAY Sun day, 'FOLLIES GIRL, Wendy Barrie. Mon., Tues., 'NINE LIVES ARE NOT ENOUGH,' Ronald Reagan. Wed., Thurs., 'TIGER FANGS,' By Frank Buck. Fri., Sat. 'SING A ]INGLE, All an Jones, June Vjncent. 'ROYAL MOUNTED POLICE,' Charles Starrett. broad statement but we are willing to challenge anyone for the ti tie. For instance can anyone brag of a hypno tist? Well, Squadron A has a Cpl. Albert Dumenigo who tried hypnotizing one of our squadron officers for a pass. There must be something rare in Pan11111a City that .Cpl. enigo was willing to go to such great. trouble in order to get off the post. Incidentally, lie the pass. ('.ood luck tx> the three mem. bers of this org8Irlzation try ing to make the post baseball team. It is sairl that John Polczynski, Joseph Atton and Fred Simpson are star pros-pects for the main sul d make 8llyone as meek as S/Sgt. Neely. Nope, you simply c8ll1 t drag information out of these fureigp war veterans. It is hearcl that T/Sgt. Wilton W. Sni th has quite a few chest ribbons to strut from experiences in the South Pacific but we have found it impossible to break clown his modesty. --Wactivities-WEDDING BELLS TOLL FOR WEDDING WAC BELLES; SCHULTZ LATEST FOR WHOM BELLS TOLLED Wedding bells are to be in stalled permanently in the Shack as the avail able ones alJOOst clanked themselves out. Spring has definitely arriven and one of the signs is the flashing of numerous rings roond aboot the third finger, left paw. Seens as if Schultz and Boyes, now the finn of Boyes and Boyes, went through with their ghastly plans-I ovely time was han by all, even though B:>yes was sweating out the rings from AI abama until the very last minute; his best man was shipped out; he. and fellow crew members were supposed to work on nm day; when 1 ast interviewed in front of the Wac structure one night precerling the ceremony, Boyes lamented loudly, (and now comes the quote f'amous among famous 1 ast words,) "Where' s Schul tzie?" Hopes still high fur the remaining members of the con tingent as there are eight months left in Leap Year, Let's be for getting on the be1111, girls. Time's awasting. B1 t, that's nothing. EJ'Ii th Gerschon routed 1111. entire fbr mation which was marching in perfect order down Waller Trainer way. SeemS Dobies and Polly decided Gersch should ."test" the aq>li fier. So, es pying this lovely formation, Sis counted cadence as only she esn, hide an individual away from the watchful eye of his orgmization' s "Target" reporter. With the cooperation of his fel low patients, the convalescent will be "closely watchecl and any suitable copy will be pub-1 ishen in the following week's edition. So if those of you, with a gle811l in your eye, and a story on your lips will break down that ll'all of silence, the next edition of your favorite c!llq> newspaper, and mine, should have many a story to tell of your nelft bed neigitbor--or :yourself. '!be members of the permanent organizations of the fielrt will be waiting to read your contributions to this column. Let' s not disappoint. them. -Sgt. A. S. Jackrel GET YOUR. Sl-lOTSo;. TODAY


Page 8 THE TYN D'ALL TARGET TORNADOES OPEN DIAMOND SEASON HERE TOMORROW AGAINST NAPIER FIELD; COL. HANSON \OP-NOTCH KEGLER GIVES T/F PIN MEN HELPFUL HINTS ON CONTROL TO THE VICTORS .... I col. John w. Persons, post commander, presents league chMlpion ship trophy to Lt. Emanuel Marcus, who accepts it on behalf of the 25th Altitude Training unit. Lt. Marcus coached the pressure chamber courtmen to the'ir league crown and into the finals for the post title. The presentation was made last week following the tourney finale in which the Gunnermakers downed the pressure chamber cagers for the post champ ionship. Hastings, out standing defensive player for the 25th, can be seen 1nthe background. T/F BOXERS MEET NAVY PUGILISTS HERE TUESDAY TKO'S FEATURE LAST WEEK'S CARD 6 before the rounn closed. How ever, Frank took the initiative With the opening bell of the second and floored his man twice before the final bell sounded. Both men were fast and sharp with their blows, and the judges' draw decision was popularly r& ceived. The best ring talent of the combined Pensaco! a Naval Training Station units will be here next Tuesday, April 25, to meet the Tyndall boxers in a return match. The T/F srpad went to the Naval city last week on the first leg of a home and home series and lost to the Tars, four bouts to three. The three Tyndall vic tories were over gplden gloves champions and the T/F pugilists are out to make a clean sweep of their contests here Tuesday.


April 22, 1944 THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 9 DEFINITELY NOT OFF COLOR --69th-SMOKEY RENEWS AN OLD ACQUAINTANCE AND DISCUSSES PUNKIN PIE AND PURTY GALS Howdy Neighbors: Lorrly I ain't seed hide 1 er hair of anything vury interestin' ter write about but any ways I got a full stmn mick and thets 1 bout all thet worries me. I was rictin 1 home tother nite with one of my frens whut uster be in .this here Squad ron youans all 'members Cpl. Pence I. l.lcClellan nontcha? Well me & him wuz tal kin 1 bout the things we uster back when IIUZ a purp. Pence says he's still very fond of punkin pie purty gals. I uster take ann go possum huntin' ._wif say t110 maybe three. ,real purti 1ms; man what a treet t er have a purty gal hep you cl :i.rll 1 a tree. The ony theeng whut bothered me wuz get tin ll the way hit hllpptm t wuz one of them coulrln' t see the hall ci that ferl 'im anrt tother wuz so neef that he couldn't heer even way back into th' fourth Genera They goes inter th' SuplJlY Room and the one that cant hear wuz aPfc ann rlidn' t have no shevnms on so th' &lplJlY Man hollel'ed at him an<". says "Haint you a p fc thar feller?" Mel the one whu t cant see but can heer sai rt "H 11 no! I haint got nuthin' to worry about, I'm jnst a b1ck Pvt.,,, S'teVI'liD.S! Hump1J1Jhl Well now we go into th' 2d Spasm: They finally gits Dikerl out all over agin anrt starts ter sign their lives away when the one whut cant see but ckn heer writes his John Henry over the other fellers Clothi.h' hecord I !mow you coulda hearn th' followin' Blastphemies on even into the Wee Sma hours from the Supply Honist they Wl.tz a thin mue Haze a waftin 1 hits way out th1 Area. Cvl. Clamp cums a' runnin' in hyar a' monin 1 and Groan 'in ann says he .Jist lost a "Millunn" rlollars. "Oh me ... They aint no use tal kin.,. he says cotton jist went up two cents anrl I aint go t nary p01mrl to sell. n Youm Smokey. SGT. WAWRZON COMMENDED BY COL. PERSONS; PRACTICE SESSIONS BASEBALL TEAM BEGINS S12:t. Joseph Wawrzon, police prisons c l erk at the guarrlhouse, was recently commencierl by Col. John IV. !'er'SC>ns for iwprovin,e: anrl n evisin;?; a new fonn in guarrlhottse administrative The m end11tion rea.rl as follows: "'ll1rOII[")'t your stu:ly, initiative ann interest in the subject, yon rleviserl in one single forn. that infornla.tion that normally reTtirerl six. The consolidation into one simple carrl has resnl terl in a saving of time, space an0 mate rial. "The arlv isabili ty an<1 rlesi r 'tbility of this form has been proven as a result of its recent ar1op tion by the AAFEFTC, which commanrl in tum has suggesterl its use to other stations unrler its juri Sfli ction. "Your loyalty, initiative and in r ills try is a crerli t to the sel' vice, this hearlqnarters is extremely pl easerl to conmenrl you for your diligence anrl initiative." Our squadron is prourl of .Joseph anrl extenrls its best wishes to him in the hove that he will continue his goorl work. Our squadron baseball team is now in the making unack front. Miami Beach Rfter being with his wife, who is a Lt. in the Nurses Corps. Dooh ins is now known liS "th<' I run \ian," while Pvt. Jiooy is heing.r c aJ 1 en "t11e chocol ate milk rl" ... Pvt. Fltzgerll]rl is crazy about that "fq" .i ob Cpl. N. Brink] ey 1\Ild Pvt. c. 1\'eaver are now going to school in La. soon, so they are taking Charles Atlas exercises to be ahl e to stanrl. the risorous course. -Cpl. Marotta .TRE BEIER HOW ABOUT THAT?\ Well, anyway, one day just a little while ago there was a piece in the papers all about how that hard riding torero, Senor Rogers Hornsby was the hottest tamale in the M exican League where h e was engaged in the profession of running the Vera Cruz baseball team. It seems that Rog rubbered up to the plate that day to assay a pinch hitting role and golfed a cripple over the centerfield wall and into the tropical reaches beyond to win a tight one for his side. Well sir, the f ans and aficionados from Vera Cruz all fired their revolvers into the air and the n they carried the Rajah from the field on their shoulders, shouting "Bravo!" and "Ole!" withaL Aft-er running all the way around the bases, the 48-year-old Rog felt grateful, forsooth, for the lift. From this dispatch you judged that Hornsby was all set for a lifetime of ease south of the border, down Vera Cruz way. But a couple of days later there was another piece in the papers about Rog, this time from St. Louis, where he was holding down an armchair in the shade of a potte d palm at the Hotel Coronado. Seems he grew tired of a ll that Mexican idolatry, quit his $10,-000-a-year job and is now scouting around for a major leagu e berth. Say, how do you figure a bozo like that? Thornton Lee won 22 games for the White Sox in 1941 but the next year he came up with a sore arm and won only two. Last year his arm was still sore and he won exactly five more. But during the off-season he had his throat slit and now he feels fine once again. Lee explains that a taut tendon in his neck was the cause of all his trouble. The tendon was removed in an operation and now he says his arm feels as porous as a first nose. If Le<' stages a comeback this summe r lot of dead-armed pitchers will probablv cut their throats from E>ar to ear next October. When Tom Killife r was a kid his old man, Red Killifer, taught him how to pitch. Red was a good teacher, too, having pitched in the majors himself, coached the St. Louis Cardinals and managed several Pacific Coast League teams. But somehow Tom never learned how to control his fast one. It always broke early and sailed neck-high-or higherover the plate. Back in 1937 Tom went to the mound one day when Stanford University was playing Waseda University of Tokyo. Tom bore down on the first pitch, his high, hard one. It broke too soon as usual and knocked the Jap batter cold. The next Jap stepped warily up to the dish and Killife r wound up, unleashed his fast one. and dusted him too. Today, hOwever Tom's control is pretty good. H e s a nava l lieutenant, flying a Corsair with the Skull and Crossbon es Squadron in t'he ;:;outh Pacific. H e has shot down four Zeros O\'er Rabaul and Bougainvill e and has assisted on several other kills. And that. says the Navy. is good pitching. Max Schmeling gets his naml' in the papers more often than any other fighter, with the pos sible cxctption of Joe P a looka. This time h e is supposed to b e in Rome. training for a fight with a young Nazi paratrooper now stationed on the Cassino front. Pre vious intelligence onDer Schlager reported him dead. wounded. a prisoner of war. and a pcrmanPnt KP in Odessa. Big League Draft B

Page 10 HINUTE HEN" PUT ON PRESSURE IN CIVILIAN WAR BOND DRIVE TO REACH GOAL OF lOOJ THE TYNDALL TARGET --Orn Hospital. ORD-NONSENCE: You have hear<\ about The Tree Which Grew in Brooklyn. Now N. y, mm arm' t Two o f Tyndall's enterprising war Bond Minute Men are homesick since this Brooklyn !':hewn nere demonstrating that they are going all out to boost (???) tree has been trans the civil ian war Bend purchase percentage to the top of the planted in front of the order meter. Fay will iarris, of the Department of Training, is giving ly room. Tanx to Pvts. Nag the mercury column some warm cqaxing while Jo Ellen Vickers lack and Achenback, Ordnance's cf M i 1 i tary Personnel is pointing t oward the goal: 100$. "Construction and Latrination AOlple proof that the field's Minute Men are really on the It would malre a call is tr,e fact that result!': o f the first week of the curbem.Itiful tale wereitpossible rent drive revear a gain of 12 percent. starting at the 72 to release the story of how percent mark last Saturday, Tyndall's civilian employes ansand why a comforter was lost. wered the. call and are now within 16 percent of the coveted 'Darn that Censor! goal.. Regrets to Cpl. Pappas who s el<'om sees a movie. Last --Cede t s-week he sweated anrt sweated STEWART C().1PLAINS BECAUSE HE CAN'T SWEAR IN out a line only to reach the box office ll1d find all tickets FROOT OF CADETS; SQUADROO D GRAOOATES were sold.-wowd someone please Th'e principnl topic of conver,ation anong the bombard-. ier navigator trainees of SQuadron D this week has been the question of furloughs or riel ays enrou te. Of course, the same thing is .-Jiscussed clay in and day out by anny personnel oo t it is 8l ways Just after the com pletion of some phase of training that the nunors fly the thickest and the fastest. And roy, they sure have been flying this past week or so. The aviation cadets wmmd up their training here yesterday. Graduation exercises were scheduled for this mr.nr at the Post Theater. As is the case with all cl as.;es going through T)nclall Field, half of Class 44-17 spe1t, the fifth week of their training at Apalachic61 a and clllle back with tale,; of gport times on the f11nn." Yes, their week at Ap alach was a week of' lots of sack time (except when T/Sgt. Stewart was around), good foo-1, the latest movies and P.T. RrHl code apsrt of' the regu.Jar ;o douht S!!t. Stewart, the mn-com in of the stnden t squatlron at Apalach, was !!lRri to see the cadets leave because accorcting to him "I can't even swear in front of you fellows and if. I touch you, you accuse me of break ing your ann. Many a morning Stewart had to issue the men personal invitations to crawl out of bert, bJ t every one lalbws that flying makes fellows unusualltf tirerl. A. & Schultz, Kenneth Reich ert ann a few other cadets have been swearing up ancl down they shot better than 50 percent but they can't prove it because i t seems their targets were lost. The tow cAbles were shot by oblig ing friends. Harry A. group com m ancler, and several other cadets, thought for awhile they were going to put to goort use the knowledge they hatl gained in air crew training cl Rsses. They were in a R-17 when one of' the inboard motors caught fire. The pilot brought tl1e ship in fur a landing okay and they missP.d the opportunity of becoming members of the caterpillar club. The caoots have enjoyed the 1 ast two weeks here because of the flying missions, but it isn' t wi t h regret they 1 eave Tyndall Field for ad vanced training and still lots more fl'o'inE:. tell us who has a blond headed girl fr1encl. working at the Post Cleaners. When ordnance" was men tinned, she replied, "The best outfit on fue field. I WHAT'S DOING NEXT WEEK I SUNDAY 12:30 P.M.--Record Concert, Post Theater. MONDAY 12:30 Repruentative Meeting, Athletic Office. 7 P .M.--Movies, Hospital, 8:30 P.M.--Movies, Receiving Squadron. TUESDAY 8 P.M.--Dance, USO. 8 P.M.--Bingo, Rec Hall. 8 P.M.--Movies, ColoredRec Hall. WEDNESDAY 12:30 P .M.--Special Service 1'/on-Com Meetin/1, Library. 8 P.M.--G.l. Dance, Rec Hall, Permanent Party Only. THURSDAY 7 P .M.--Movies, Hospital. 8 P.M.--G.!. Dance, Rec Hall, Students Only. 8 P.M.--Dance, ColoredRecHall. 8 : 30 P.M.--Movies, Receiving Squadron. FRIDAY 8 P .M.--Movies, Colored Rec Hall. SAWRDAY 7 P M .--Movies, Hospital, 8:30 P.M.--Movies, Receiving SauBdron. "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" --Commandoes-SUPPLY ROOM NEEDS A 2lJ-HUJR SH I FT Sgt. Fitzpatrich ann his supply room force have almost decined to go on a 24-hour shift. One of the reasons f'or this is, the large number of men leaving the outfit. We have said so Long" to such men as Harry Galbreath, K e1 th Major, Jack Gafford and Bob Heller. We will try to explain a strange occurance that has been no ted around t h e field. A 1931 Pon t1 ac has be.en observerl, apparently without a driver, going and out the gate every anrl night. This is not a driverless car. I think, that if one would look very closely at the car and look low down in the clriver' s seat, Sgt. of the 300th could be observed in the driver's seat. Goldwater ha. s to sit on a box to see through the steering wheel. The reason for the quietness of Sgt. Lance can now be tolrt. He is sweating out a new addition to his family around the first of July. Cpl. Wilson takes time out every nigpt to put some Preparation on his head. Fatm ers rto the same to their fielns in the spring; both have the irtea. "The only things certain in this world are Death and Tax es," useil to be a popular saying in civilian lif'e. Sie lli<'iner has artned another pop ul ar ph rase: "The only thing certain in the army is tl;le Hypodermic needle. I think that we all agree with him. -Cpl. H. w. Martin JX) YOO SUsPECT SABJTAGE? Noti(y S-2, Phone 3104 --Redbirds-SGT. Ciro$00 WEDS WAC CPL. TERESA HYATT We all got quite a pleas! surprise this last week when. we learned that T/Sgt. "Gruffie" took the fatal 1 eap with none other than Cpl. Teresa Hyatt. Your corres ponnent has lmov.n for a long time and he isn't really as haril-boileo:l as he tries to make out. We all wish them the best of everything and incirientally they hatl one of the prettiest weddings you would want to see and it took place in our own Post Chapel. OUr squadron bade farewell to quite a few of the boys during the last few weeks ann we l'ish these men, too, the best of' luck. Among this group was Sgt; Hanselman, S/Sgt. Massey, and Pfc. Geraci, our star bowler. Sgt. Al Hasko was a very happy soldier this week when he got word of that new squad ron promotion, if you are won dering exactly what it is, would only be too tell you. Sgt. Wol fskill, our special service representative is doing a good job in that capacity, if what we hear is true. S /Sgt. Franklin, our (catch on) still keeps boasting of his pingpong superior! ty in our "?-lad ron but it is only because S/Sgt. Mullin is on his lough. B..lt Moon'll be back this week t.o quiet down our little "Frankie. n What ever happened to that squadron party we were going to have Johnny? Our last one was a big success and we were looking forward anxioysl.Y to another one, but all has been quiet m this front. -s/Sgt. John C. Renz


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