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TF WAC TO LAUNCH SHIP AT WAINWRIGHT YARD NURSERY SCHOOL IS ANSWER TO WAR BORN PROBLEM Children From 2 to 6 Cared for While Mothers Work CROSS FIELD i 1 PRIZE OFFERED BEST SONG WRITTEN IN HONOR OF TRIGGERTOWN. ;Special Service Offers Award for Composer Of Best Tune "Come on duwn to Trtggertown da dada dee dee," or words to that errect, Just so it's something about the newly named processing center or TYndall Field, which is to be -., "trad1t1onal1zed" by having a song written in its honor, is the.gtst or the new contest now being launched by the Special Service Qepartment to select an original song ror Tr!ggertown, which is the new name or that place formerlY called you-know-what. A "Tr!ggertown Song contest Committee" has been organized to pick the winner, and a healthy prtze will be given the winner. All songwriters on TYndall Field are invited to participate, so the results should prove very in teres t!ng. Submit your songs to the TYn dall Target, either through message center, malL or by personal deltvery, and may the best melody win! Cal. 50 shot of Lt. Lee B. (Triggertown) Spencer, winner of the contest to rename the Receiving Pool. A native 9f Shawnee, Okla., Lt. Spencer is the officer In charge of Jam Handy and elqlects to use his $25 winner's award to purchase a new foot locker and a 1 ittle something for the wife. CPL. ALICE HOWARD IS SELECTED FOR HONOR SS H. H. Raymond, to Slide Down Ways Wednesday COMMANDING GENERAL OF EFTC VISITS HERE I TO LAUNCH SHIP Cpl. Alice Howard of the T/ F Wac Detachment yesterday was selected by her fellow Wacs to rep resent them at the ship 1 aunchlng to take place at the Wainwr'lght yard on Wednesday. Cpl. Howard will be the f i rst Wac to ever 1 aunch a ship at the local yard and the signal honor has been ac corded as part of the eel ebratlon of the second anniversary of the WAC. At present a clerk in the Detachment orderly room, Cp 1. Howard has been In the servIce for a year and a hal f. NEW OUTDOOR BEER GARDEN TO PACKED HOUSE Close to 600 enlisted men and their wives and Wacs and their husbands were on hand last night to inaugurate TYn dall's new outdoor beer garden Approximately 6,000 botles or lager were consumed by the opening night gathering, according to Sgt. Charlie May, "proprietor" or the PX brew garden Colo red lights, beach umbrellas twinkling stars and sort breezes lent a holiday air to the occasion. Located behind the beer hall opposite Mess Hall 1, the gar den will be open rrom 5 to 10 p.m. dally, closing an hour earlier on sundays, LATE SPORTS NEWS BOWLING: The Redbird keglers. .captured the second hal! crown or the inter-squadron competi tion and will meet the QM quintet, rtrst hal! winners, in a Playorr ror the post title tomorrow arternoon at 2:30 p.m. tn tne PX alleys, In the final week or play, Blanco, or the 69th, rolled orr the highest single game or the season, 242, and Battagl!a, also or the 69th, turned tn a Major General W1111am o. new high ror three games, 641. Butler, recently appointed Team htgh single and high c ommand!ng general or the three game honors went to the Eastern Flying Training ComQM p!nmen, 969 and 2662, resmand, arrived at TYndall Field pecttvely. yesterdaY ror a routine tn-BASEBALL: In a stx-tnntng spectton. The v1s1 t is b e -practice game Thursday, the 11 e ved to be the r!rs t GenTornadoes downed the Wainwright eral Butler has made here, Shipyard nine, 6-4. Tomorrow 1nasmuch as unt11 his transfer afternoon at 2:15p.m. the to the EFTC he was chief or Tornadoes w111 meet the Fort starr or the Fourth Air Force, Barrancas squad on the post opera ttng rrom March Field, diamond The Pensacola ruers, Calif., since December 4, semi-pro team, wlll oppose the 1 940. T/F squad here next Saturday The General is a decorated afternoon at 3:30, whlle Egl!n veteran or two world wars and Field will furnish the oppos1has had ample opportunity to t!on on sunday, see u.s. training methods put SOFTBALL: Capt, Dlckermans to the cruc tal test tn three Regulars de rea ted Capt. Prtce' s d 1f rerep. t theaters or the Irregulars,-26 3. Phase Check present conrltct, defeated Headquarters, 3-2.


Page 2 PUBLISHED ON S ATURDAYS BY THE SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICE FOR PERSONNEL OF THE ARMY A I R FORCES FLEXIBLE GUNNERY SCHOOL, TYNDALL FIELD, PANAMA CITY FLORIDA. Copy Prepared under .S uperv i ,sl on of Relations Officer. Printing a nd Photography by Base graphic & Reproduction Art work by Department of Tra1n1ng i ng Department. Public Photo Draft-The Tyndall Target receives aterial sup plie1 by Cap Newspaper Service, War Dept., 205 F.. 42nd St., !! ew York City. Jlateri al credited to CNS ay NOT b e republished with-out prior perission froa CNS. ON THE ACTIVE LIST AGAIN T a k i n g i t s t i p from V e s u vi u s J the long inactive Italian front is beginning to roar again. With American tanks preparing the way for themJ French troops on Sunday completed the occupation of the Nazi stronghold of CostelforteJ just seven miles from the coastJ and then went on to capture dominant Mount MoioJ three miles to the north. In the ffieontimeJ the British were not idle. Even as Yanks were swarming into the coastal town of Son t a Moria In fan teJ heavy British armored units hodJ despite the tonk impedimenta in their pothJ driven a wedge nearly two m i 1 e s i n depth into the main Gustav lineJ th_reotening to turn the Na zis' entire Cassino position. Whether these quick successes ore harbingers of a stubborn enemy's collapse is still onybody1s guess) since the dislocation of the Nazis' Cassino defenses has been t_.ried before. However J it seems reasonable to suppose that the period of painful inching is at least overJ and that this time the Nazi moles will not elude the ferret. The final victory at Cassino will not be without its certain costJ but the advantages that s hould obtain fiom it will go a long way toward justifying the great expenditure in men and money. God gave man five senses: touch, taste, sight, smell and hearing. The successful man has two more: horse and common, "What's the meaning of this, Private ?" THE TYNDALL TARGET The followinS was sent to s;sst. C.E. Mann by his girl friend, Aileen Morr'is. Roses are red, I got the blues I got the blues. MY sugar is rationed and so are my shoes, Now soldiers may say, "P,ass the biscuits, Mirandy! n But I always say, Bub, shoot me the candy! n Ice cream these days Is a thing or the past, You always get sherbe.t--Oh, how long will it last! MY reet are so cold-I've no shoes to wear, I look like Veronica; no pins in my hair. I'm not complaining, I'm content as can be, It's just that my poetry kinda runs away with me, Now this is the end And I know that you're happy, Go shoot me a l etter and, Bub, make it s nappy! The followinS, author unknown, was submitted by SSt. O'Malley, TO A SOLDIER FAR AWAY Your letters are so full or love, so sentimental, sweet, You say you long to kiss my hand, to worship at my re et, You want to hold me in your arms; you ask a nightly hug--I'd like to know what stopped you when YOU had the chance, YOU LUG! KNow YouR PLANE P-39 AIRACOBRA DESCRIPTION: Single-engine fighter constructed as an all-metal, low-wing, land monoplane with tricycle landing gear and single tail. Crew or one--pilot. Manufactured by Bell. Power plant located behind the Pilot and drives propellor. by extension sha!t, DIMENSIONS: Span: 34 feet, Length: 30 reet two inches, Height: 11 reet 10 inches, Tread width: 11 reet, Wing area: 213 square !eet, Approximate maximum weight: 8 500 pounds, POWER.PLANT: one Allison V vertical v type engine or 1,325 hp, 3-bladed Aero Products hydraulic, selecGive or automatic controllable pitch propeller, PERFORMANCE: Rated at an approximate speed or 375 miles an hour. Service ceiling over 35,000 reet, The tactical radius or action is 100 mlles, BOMB LOAD: 500 pounds, ARMAMENT: Four .50 caliber guns, Two in n ose and two in wings, one 37 mm. cannon 1n propeller hub, PROTECTION: Armor: !ront and rear armor protection !or pilot, Other points or Plane also have armor protection, Leak proof tanks and bullet-proor glass. FORTIFICATION .Every nation today is, desirous of strong fortifications that will protect and fortify it against the enemy. Spe cial devices, such as radar, have been developed to against surprise tack, and obstacles of various kinds a well as are a part of those forti fications. The man or woman to live life at its best is forever faced with an enemy who is ever on the alert for an opportunity to defeat that purpose. That enemy is evil, personified by Satan, who comes when least expected and always tacks at our weakest point. Against this enemy we must have strong" fortifications. We can find them in the com mand given by Jesus to his disciples in Gethsemane prior to his trial and crucifixion: 11Watc h ye and pray, lest ye enter into temptation. 11 (Mark 14:38, ) "Watch ye," Be ever on guard. The fortifications can be taken unless the men who man them are ever on the alert. So in life the one wh watches will choose his companions car fully, control his thoughts diligently, and guide his actions wisely to prevent surprise attacks by the adversary He will never deliberately let down his to invite attack. In the stage coach days three men applied for_the job of driving a coach. One said, "I can drive within a foot of the precipice. 11 The second one boasted, 11 I can drive within six inches of the precipice. 11 But the third one, who said, "I will drive as far as possible from the precipice," received the position. Keep away from the precipice of temptation. "Watch ye. 11 "And pray," Prayer us closer to God, helps to know His mind and His purpose for us. This knowledge gives us strength of spirit, the main part of our fortification against the attacks of evil. The strong man, though taken by surprise, has a resource tha' en&bles him to overcome the enemy. Th man or woman who lives a life of prayer has that strength which God alone can give. "Watch ye and pray. --CHAPLAIN 1/.P. !ULMER CHAPEL SERVICES PROTESTANT Sunday Sunday School, Post Chapel ,.,,,,,, 9 A.M. \tlorsnip, Colored Rec Hall ............ 9 A.M. Worship, Post Chape 1 .. .. .. .. .. 10 A.M. worship, Trigger Town ............... 10 A.M. \tlorsh ip, Post Chapel .............. 7:30 P.M. Tuesday Fellowship MeP.ting, 7:30P.M. Christian Science service, ,,,,,,,,, 8 P. Wednesday Choir Rehearsal ................... 7:30P.M. CATHOLIC Sunday Mass, Post Chapel ..................... a A.M. Mass, Post Theater ,.,.,.,, ,. 10 A.M. Mass, Post Chapel ... ,, ... ... ,,, .. 11:15 A.M. Mass. Post Chapel ,, ,, ,., 6:30 P.M. Daily Mass 5: 30 A.M. Monday Novena 7 P.M. Choir Rehearsal a P.M. Saturday Confessions 7 P.M. (and any time Chaplain is in his office,) J FW ISH worship Friday Service 7:30 P.M


May 20, J94'l_ __ QUESTION:, WHAT WAS THE HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR LAST FURLOUGH? PfC. PHILIPS. VARNEY, BROOKLYN,. N.Y.: "The main thing was getting my turlough and getting home and seeing Mom--it was great! Before I left ror camp I got engaged and we celebrated the occasion by standing on the Brooklyn Bridge until 3 a.m., watching the tugboats go by. PVf. ALBER! V. GUZOWSKI, MA.SPK!H, x.Y.: on one or those 1 delay enroute' furloughs rrom California I stopped over at Chicago and had a great time with plenty or girls to Keep me pany. When I arrived in New York I took my one and only out to all the spots I had dreamed about during the last 16 months." PV!. HENRY BRUSH, M!. GA.RNIL, i' A. : "The highlight of my last rurlough was when I returned to my home--to the world I !lrst knew and liked the most. I made an errort to (orget tha outside world and the present state or arrairs by doing I would ordinarily do in peacetime, like reading a book, hiking in the woods, meeting old !riends, and so rorth, But I only partiallY succeeded ror I round the home rront was also in the war. PV!. HAROLD S!EGIJHYER, TfESf NEJI YORK, K .J'. : Th. e biggest thrill I experi enced was stop ping orr at New York's Stage Door Canteen and being entertained by the top stars or Broadway's current hits. Boy, it was really swell! GPL. JERRY GAKPBELL, Nf. CJ.RN!lL, p A..: I started on my last furlough rrom New orleans, on a Delta airliner bound ror Harrisburg, Pa. While on the plane I met Dona Drake, Paramount star and a rormer associate or mine. we had a wonderful time recall ing the days when we both appear ed in the Broadway production, All-American Revue in 1939.11 PJ'C. JIA.LTKR SNOLKG, CHA.RLUOI, p A..: "MY last rur lough was capped when arter a 35 hour train ride and arter being away rr om home ror 16 months, I walked into our house and gave the whole ramilY a whale or a surprise as they didn't know I was c om1ng1 THE TYNDALL TARGET Peek-A-Boo, Boys! Page 3 To the growing list of Japl!Ilese military failures another must be added--the costly invasion of the Indian state of Manipur When the Jap drive on Manipur started out, it had the smoothness and running power of a 16-cylinder Isotta-Fraschini. A little later on it developed engine trouble and a clogged carburetor and fi n a 11 y b 1 ew o u t a 1 1 i t s t i r e s within the very sight of Imphal, one of the drive's twin objec. tives, the other being the Indian city of Kohima. At one time the Jap threat to Imphal was serious and it looked for a while as jf the island men would 11ucceed .in breaking through. But when th,f were only a few miles from c.i ty, the Briti:sh stopped. dead in their tracks. With the passinll of the peril to the Brit ish, that of the Japs has increased. Ditched by fate and facing the wet prospect of India's epic rains, they must now choo:se between death or s humiliating march back to Burma. A b itter pill for the dispensers of the sweet poppy to have to take. Giving rresn evidence that Uncle Sam i s o n the ball (b e&r ing) the Foreign E conomic Ac!Jnin istration on sunda y revealed that It's Veronica Lake, men, luscious little Paramount star, Stanton GrHOs, FEA's special h Swedish representative had been w o has come out from behind her bl -ond tresses to say "hello" given blank check to to Tyndall 1 s gunnery students and the men wl)ose job it is to buy all baUbearings produced by train them. Veronica (even you can call her that) can be the great swedish SKF works. The seen at the Ritz Theater next Thursday and Friday In a film Nazi war machine has been roller with a highly The Hour Before Dawn._ skating on swedish ballbearings since 1939, and one result or the I big Allied bombing raws on Oti.J E J AN 'S OPIIIII..IIQIIII..I Schweinfurt has been to increase Ml-\ Nazi dependence on Sweden ror the key items. Without ballbearings, Wh 1. ? German guns and planes and tanks I I OUrs could not leave the assembly une Dear Editor, _nome ls that the diamonds or the I've only been on this Held other rtelds they play &re -grass several months and don't know how ed and resemble a baseball dia-much longer I'm going to remain here and therefore in the eyes or many I may not be qualified to raise a legitimate beer. But among the things I learned while overseas was the tact that the morale or men and_ any !actors pertaining to it are vitally im portan t. One or the biggest boosters or my morale is watching a good baseball game, and I imagmond, and the Tyndall players, waiting !or the ball to take that big hop over a pebble or pieca or clay are left holding an empty glove. wh1le the ball rolls into the outHeld. rours ror a grassed T/F in-!ield, SjSgt. A.K.R. ine there are hundreds or others To the Editor, like me on this Held who would While the opening or a new therather watch a well-played ball _ater in the student area has done game than go into town. much to decrease the Jamming at TYndall Field has a fairly good the main Post Theater, there is team judging rrom the three still a sizeable line sweating games I've watched them .play but out both !l:rst and second shows. they and their opponents have two Is there any possibilitY or getstrikes on them before they even ting several rows or plain wood. en st11rt to play. I am referring, benclles set up alongsid.e the main or course, to the so-called dia-theater ror the earlY birds who mond they play on. That diamond arrive an hour before show time located next to the new gym is in order to be sure or getting reallY an insult to the gym, I tickets. As 1t is now, the front understand that the diamond was steps or the theater provide the plowed under last year--and that the Post Engineers were supposed to have grassed it this year. No one seems to knOW why the grass wasn't planted--but even an emergency landing field would make a better place to play baseball. It's no wonder that the in! ielders. commit three or rour errors a game, and maybe Plausible reason ror Tyndall's !allure to win games away rrom only resting place and I'm sure that a row or benches would adequately !ill the bill by providing more and comfortable seating while waiting ror the box orrice to open. At the same time, a scene which remotely resembles a Roman senate or old, except that the principal.characters are wearing khakis instead or togas, would be eliminated. P rc. J : A. and it is to a chieve this end that stanton Griffis, American citizen, is prepared t o write the biggest check in SWe d en's history. While Russia's armies in the field were enjoyinll well-deserved rea t, Red a i rmen took the oppor tunity to drop in aerially on the World W3r I city of Brest Li tovsk and also made courtesy calls on the Baltic ststes of Latvia and Estonia. Br.est-Litovsk, on the Polish Bull River, as the scene in I918 of the February 9 treaty by the u-krainian Rada and the Central Poers which as later abrotated by .the Allied t erms of the Armistice, The value of Brest-Litovsk as a rail center is well known to the Russians. As for Latvia and Estonia, perhaps by their bomb inAs of these chocolate-dipping states, the Reds are out to prove that 'occupation' is not altoðer s sweet job for a conquer or Tne great shadows cast by the Allied pre-invasion armadas linger in German skies the clock around. For upward or four weeks now planes or the United Nations have been carrying the greatest aerial orrensive in the history or the war to Nazi Germany and the occupied countries, While it is the Pas-De-Calais and the Rhineland and the industrial hubs or France and Belgium that have been receiving the lion's share or the havoc rrom the skies, ror once, the mouse's share would have been preferred by the greedy Nazis. It has been said that while the Nazis control the land below, the skies trulY belong to the Allies.


Page 4 THE TYNDALL TARGET Torturing thoughts bruised our minds. "fhere is wisdom in men's that is better out of their than in." T --OLd Russian Proverb HERE IS NONE of us so brave that he relishes a visit to the Post Dental Clinic-or the Chamber of Horrors as we cowards call it-and there seems to be little doubt but what a GI would prefer the greater blood-1 et ting of combat to the gore of an upper left five extraction. In brave men and cowards concur. As a cowardJ it gave me no small satisfaction to see the fear ingrained in the faces of the brave as we sat around the little waiting room of the Post Dental C l inic on that fatal evening of April 4. Like condemned men we sat and a llowed torturing thoughts to bruise our minds. Come W i t h Me My neighbor o n the bench was a strap ping tech sergeant who kept fingering his chevrons and muttering) "give me courage) stripes." Having but one stripe of my ownJ I wished my eyes shut and bega n thinking of a zebra whose picture I remembered seeing once in Guffey' s Third Grade.Primer. Just when the zebra was where I wanted himJ a hand touched me o n the sleeve and I heard someone sayJ "Come with meJ soldier 11 I t that Lt. Messenger had drawn me in the daily lottery as one o f his patients and was quietly preparing to do something about it. feelingly I s p oke t o h im abbut my tooth and then naively inquired if it c ould not be my imagination that was kicking up such a fuss. "It's pos.,si bleJ" said the lieutenant) expertly working his explorer in and around the offending tooth. His next words fell like a lash o n my ear. "Soldier) I'm afra i d y o u 'll hove to p art company with that I l:>elieve it's abscessed." But it' s one of my favorite teeth!" cried I in my mounti n g despair. ''You meanJ wasJ" grinned the lieutenant 1 s assistant as he guided my faltering steps to the x-ray room. "He could be wrongJ you knowJ 11 I shot back fully. ''Maybe I'm just imagining that it hurts." "WellJ soldier) just to make sureJ we'll take an x-ray of your imagination along with the toothJ" said my new friend. The X-Ray Thunders My fears were groundless. 'The x-ray showed nothing wrong with my imagination. But my favorite toothJ alasJ did not fare as well. Lt. Messenger "believed" it was abscessed--the x...:ray thundered that it was It was offer 8 before the discu9sion of my 11favoritephoto" endedJ and I leftJ armed with instructions to "report to Captain Katz at 8 o'clock tomorrow morningJ April s. I slept wellJ of courseJ and arose the next morning completely unrefreshed and barely able to totter out to reveille. The long walk to the station hospital helped someJ for long before the familiar buildings hove into sight preli"min ary ones thesi.a of a sort had set in. The sight of Captain Katz is reassuring. You look at him and find yourself sayingJ "There's .a fellow -who wouldn1 t hurt anyone. 11 Closer scrutiny reveals the bright forceps and doubt seeps in. Now your attention is divided between the forceps and the hypodermic for injecting the novo-caine that the fresh-faced Wac technician is getting ready. All areas about the tooth are sans sensation now. Lip and cheek and chin are sleeping it off. A proressional finger prods the slumbering triumvirateJ but without effect. The needle hcs done its work well. A Record "Open wideJ" commands the captain) pulling his rank on a PfC. while he begins condemnation proceedings against qovernmen t property with his forceps. M Seconds are now flying with the s of centuries when suddenly the triu ant voice of the Wac announces: "Eighteen seconds on that oneJ CaJ: Katz!" one second laterJ sterile gauz occupying the gap and with a frie pat on the back the martyr is given to friends. Lady or t Tiger? ( p Was it the lady or J tiger? or the novocaine? I still don't k But the entire operation was as si as extracting a dollar bill from a let (only this didn't.hurt). It lackcl a day of being three VI when I again found myself sitting dentist's chair. Like Oaptain KatzJ specializes in extractions and dentt jovial Captain Novak concentrate and crowns. Unaware t_!tat J a man with a penJ his assistant burst of confidence whispered to me Captain Novakhad built more bri than the U.S. Army Corps of Engi.nE and that no head would lie uneasy held one of his crowns. I was about to say somet Captain Novak reque mouth and bite. Jg in rep that I L The next few minutes were devote royally preparing my mouth for crown. Deadbe's. t On my way out I received anothei pointment for the following day. timeJ I walked into Cbptain Novak1! fice the next morning and slipped the big chair with practised ease. "Did you bring the money?" werE .first words. Without realizing it, I bit and u ed a startledJ "WlyJ no!" Significru Captain Novak looked at his assis1 "DeadbeatJ" he muttered as wer ';

May 20, 1911-llannounces: that oneJ O:lptain sterile gauze is l with a friendly rtyr is given back Tiger? / tiger? V.Uc still dont know. ion was as simple bi 11 from a waln1t.hurt). being three weeks self sitting in a Ooptain KatzJ who [ons and denturesJ concentrates on rnaware that I was s assisfant_ in a i spered to me tho t ilt more bridges rps of EngineersJ d lie uneasy that wns. I was just g in rep when that I L e my s were devoted to lY mouth for the eived another ap 'llowing day. On tptain Novaks ofand slipped into actised ease. money?" were his I bit and uttera!" SignificantlyJ at his red as he went to n impressions for 'ridges before you .ssistan tJ oting ) \ ) this the deadbeat but to be back on tion. 1 eft vacancy on in my mouth-for ally sweating out I missed that .ooL ty and a developknow. .ay orri ved. 'When in Novak's officeJ therewaiting for cre9-ted glory. he money J I soidJ (lyJ "I1d like to -perfec \ .bed and S\...,-1 rechum; thats-this e of the old guard gave me a few in about the dental 43J VI/hen the preslDnJ Major William the staff con:ers. Since thenJ m addedJ and canst iO months Tyndai11s dental staff has been putting up the best work rec

Page 6 THE TARGET TORNADOES DROP PAIR TO ELLYSON, 4-7, 4-8 AS ELLYSON TOOK TWO LAST WEEKEND (0. g; Navy official photographs) T/F SQUAD STOPPED AFTER FOUR STRAIGHT; POOR BASE RUNNING AND FIELDING LEAD TO DEFEAT Arter w.lnning rour straight games the TYndall Tornadoes were stopped dead in their tracks last weekend when the Naval cadet !liers rrom Ellyson Field handed them a double setback by scores or 7-4 and 8-4. A rar cry rrom their last stand hOllle when they scored 30 runs ln two games the Tyndall batsmen were unusuallY weak at the plate and gave one or their rare perrormances or poor play 1n the !leld and on the basepaths, The bright spot or tl1e twin bill ror the Tornadoes were the two home runs poled by Les Tarr and Johnny Becker in sunday's contest, Each blow --------------------------------1 came with one on to account ror tired the Ellyson batters In the !lrst inning on three pitched balls, In the second, the !irs t Ellyson batter walked and Ramsay, whose rocket arm had caught two T/F base.runners orr second, lunged into one or Flanagan's pitches ror a line drive homer into lett !ield. A double and a single by the next two batsmen the rour Tyndall markers in that game, Becker's grand slam .1n the eighth was one or the longest hits ever made by a Tyndall player. PaUl Petrich or Indiana, rormer hurler ror PUrdue university, was the starting and winning pitcher !or Ellyson in Saturday s game, while Len Baldewicz or Milwaukee chalked up the llllyson win ln -sunday s contest, In the Saturday game, Letty southard started ror Tyndall and during his slx inning stint pitch ed !airly good ball. He was nlck e d ror rour hits and slx r .uns, o! which only three were earned, .rranz took.the mound in the sev.enth arter Southard was lifted tor pinch h! tter Erw.ln in the top or the seventh. Franz gave up one run on three hl ts. In sun contest, Joe Flanagan was rel1e ved by Frank uzony! arter pHchlng one and a third innings cturlng which three Ellyson runners crossed the plate on three hits, uzony! pitched good ball l,llltll the eighth, notwithstanding several good stops or hard h!t balls with his shins, when Soutb ard went in to pinch hit ror tne righthander. uzony1 gave up two runs on three hits, and Nick orange, who came in rros lett !ield to hurl the eighth, allowed t w o hits, issued two intentional walks and was charged w 1 th three runs, Flanagan was the losing .pitcher. Sturcly'a Ga In the r1rst game, Tyndall held a onerun lead until the rourth by virtue or Hines' single and orange's triple in the opening rrame. However, in the rourth Ellyson jumped into the lead by scoring rour runs arter two outs had been made, The !1rst batter !lied out to the pitcher, Argo, El!yson third sacker, then singl ed and advanced to second when southard walked the next batter. Backstop Ramsay ranned ror the second out and then tne !!reworks .began, Harrison \o/lckel, r ormer major leaguer play ln g shorts top ror the Navy, hit a grounder to T/F shortstop BillY Hines whlch rolled out into center !leld ror a two base error, permitting one runner to score and the other to up at third, Singles by De W! t t and Petrich ace oun ted ror the. other pair or Ellyson scores, 'l;fn,dall scored two 1n the !lrth to come within hailing distance--3-4--on a single to lett by Soutb ard a!ter Patterson had walked and llen had bunted sa!ely. El l;rson scored two more ln the s 1xth on one nit, an intentional walk and two T/F errors, Tyndall scored their rourth and last run or the game In the seventh on a single by Second Baseman Freeman and Hines double, whlle the EllY son !inal tally caae in the same inning on a bunt, a single and an 1nt1eld out, SuttdT' a O..e on Bunday, Flanagan, w1 th apparentl7 nothing on the ball, re-scored another and Ellyson led "Well ump, is he out?" Another Ellyson runner scores 3-0 as Flanagan le rt the mound to l----"'-__ ;..;.. _____ be had little 2000 WATCH RAN I ER I AN GE L O BATTLE TO A DRAW; dtrricUlt;r 1n snencing Tornado TYLER W 1 NS 5TH STRA 1 GHT;_ CAR61 N DE FEATS bats untn the sixth, Hines opened that 1nn1ng by drawing a rree BEATTIE BY TECHNICAl KAYO pass to tlrst and Tarr, the next batter, stepped into a 2-2 pitch BY CPL. J.J. DOOMIS !or a solid smash into lett !ield Be!ore the largest crowd ever to a boxing show at Tyndall which went ror a home run to -Field, Nick Ranier!, hard-hitting southpaw representing Tr1ggertown. score Tyndall's tlrst r'Uns. and Lou Angelo, or the u.s. Navy, rought to a draw Tuesday night in orange, who !allowed Tarr, drew a bout that had the rans on their a walk and it looked as though -plate ror Ellyson and nurrys reet as both fighters slugged lt the long awaited Tornado rallY "4-4" drew plaudits !rom both out until the bell. was on. But Becker, who was dugouts and thP. stands, still looking ror his !1rst hit THE BOX Ranieri, meeting his most ex-or the series, !lied out to deep Firat Gsme :per1enced opponent since entering center ror the !lrst out or the toRIIADOEB AB R B the ring, had the edge in the inning, Hatonak aroused hopes Freeu.n, 2b. 4 1 1 r1ist round, but lost the second when his third straight single or Hines, ss 4 1 2 when he was dronned, tor no count, Tarr, rf ....... 4 0 1 "'"' the arternoon sent Orange to secoranse, It 4 o 1 by a lett to the jaw. The third ond, but Baldew1oz tUrned on the Becker, 3b ..... _. 4 o 0 round round both tlghters mixing steam and retired the next two lfatonak, cf .... 4 o o men on ny balls. Patterson, lb .. 3 1 1 1 t rreely trying to land. a KO Ell"aon Dr Away Allen, c ....... 4 1 ll punch. The decision or the judges so utbard, p .... 3 0 1 Ellyson drew away again in P .... 0 0 0 was well received. their hal! or the sixth when J O X-Polcynsk1. .. 1 0 0 In gaining a draw against An-three T/.F errors perm! tted two xxx-Erwin .. 1 o o gelo, Ranieri was meeting a tightNavy runners to score and bring in 9 er who had compiled a record or the COunt to 5-2. Ret1r1Dg xx-Batted for Franz in 9th t t 1 1 the Tornadoes -without damage in xu-Batted for southard in 7th. 42 wins out o 45 pro ess ona the seventh, Baldewicz ran into tights be!ore entering the Navy, trouble again in the eighth when ELLYSOK going out or his class to !1gb he walked orange, Then, Johnny Bennett, lf ..... 5 0 1 middleweights when welterweight B k th OU"'"l,. disgusted with B .ershe:r, tb ... 5 o o ec er, or # Argo, sb ........ 4 1 2 weren t available. his prevHIUS pop-upsw to the Barrett, 2b ..... a 2 1 In the only knockout or the out!ielders gloves, stepped lnto Raasa:r, c ....... 4 o 1 Baldewiczis t1rst pitch ror a w-t.ckel,ss ..... 4 2 1 ev-ening, George Carbin, 141, tremendous drive into center Dewut, rf. 4 2 1 Massachusetts, scored a TKO vic. Gardner, cf .... 2 0 0 t H t r B ttl 136 which permitted the hert;;r orange Petrich, P ..... 4 0 1 ory over ec o ea e, to trot into home plate with Tet&ls 35 7 8 Maine, in one minute and 25 secBecker sauntering in close behind Score by onds or the rtrst round. Tornadoes 100 o:i() 100--4 h!m. Here again, with the count xu:rson ooo 402 lOi:; -7 Dick McDonough, 133, Trlgger-4-5, and no outs, it loo. lted as town southpaw, gained the verdict though Tyndall would surge ahead at last. Matonak, the next batSecond Game over Cyclone Smith, 130, !rOlll the ter, connected ror his rourth TOR!f.A.Doxs AB R H Shipyard,. in a return match that straight hit and was sacri!1ced Freeaan, lib ..... 4 o 1 the crowd, Rines, ss .. 4 1 0 to second by Patterson s bunt. Tarr-, rf ...... 5 1 2 Ernest "Red" Tyler, 151, rrom But the rallY !ell short as Allen oran Pennsylvania, scored his !Hth and Pinch-Hitter Southard popped x-or&nge straight victory when he batted th i x-orange,lt ... 4 1 o up. Ellyson put e game on ce Beqker, 3b .. 4 1 1 out a decision over _John MarIn the eighth w1 th three runs Katonak, cf .... 4 o 4 scored on a series or intentional p atteuon, lb 2 0 0 shall, 146, or Maine, Marshall walks 1nterspaced with timely u1.,., c .... 4 o o displayed a nice lett, but wa:singles bringing the count to P'lanasan, P o o o no match ror Tyler when he elect 8-4. Tyndall went dovm in order n.o1Jzon:ri, p .. 8 0 0 ed to slug it out with_ the red .... 1 0 0 1n the ninth a!ter Freeman opened xxxx-Polc:rnak1.. 0 0 0 head, it up with a singl3 to right. Totals 4 8 The onening bout or the evening .. x-RelieTed U&on:ri in 9th. v In dropping the twin bill the xx-Rel1ned Fl&nagan in 2rid. brought together two feather9th weights, Tiny Chu, Honolulu, and m1gbt well have meant the di!!erEdmond Wills, Pennsylvania. Wills ence between victory and dereat. ELLTBOft was judged the winner arter three Brisgs; It .. ,. 4 0 1 In contrast, the Ellyson nine Beraho:r, l.b 4 0 o ast rounds, took advantage or every break and Argo, ab .... 1 1 John Bruno, Bu!!alo, N.Y., wel-the1 r heads-up ball playing Barrett, 2 b 2 1 0 terw !ght, won a decision over 1 d 1th od it hi b ,...,t Raasa:r, c., .... :1 3 1 coup e w go P c ng rou..,... Duff:r, ss ..... 4 a 4 Harry Delcore, Navy; Mickey Graz-them their pair or well-deserved DeWitt, rf ... 3 o 1 iano, 175, Trlggertown, scored a wins. Whlle the two homers by o'Brien, cf .... 4 o o Tarr and Becker and the perrect Baldewicz, P 4 o o dec is ion over the Navy s Dan day at bat ror Matonak were the Totals 32 8 8 Clnadamora, and Marshall Long, Score bJ innings: highlights !or Tyndall, Bud Ram-Tornadoes 000 oo2 o2o--4 163, Nebraska, won over Joe crutn-say' s perrormance behind the Ell:rson oao ooa osx--8 ers, 168, Michigan,


May 20, 1944 THUMBNAIL SKETCHES OF 1 PORTS OF ENTRY' OM } INVASION FRONT Although the "experts".of the radio and press have just about picked every possible "p o r t o f en t r y f o r t h e b i g invasion, the correct answer wi 11 not be known unti I which may have already happened as this article goes to press. However, to he! p ori entate every soldier with the p rob! ems facing the All I es on the eve of invasion, here are a few thumbna i 1 sketches describing the potential "ports of entry" on the western front of "Hitler's Headache" or "Oc-cupIed Europe. at the mouth of .the Loire River on the undersideofthe Brittany peninsula, with the best of attack to 1 and to the west and then take the city from the rear. LORIEHT a German submarine base some 60 miles west of St. Nazai re, with landings possible on both sides, although the opposition may be heavy. BREST a major port -pro tected by permanent and an. rocky coastline. Possible landing beaches are southward across the bay, and according to the war correspondents of Time, the most obvious attack would be from the Lorient area. CHERBOURG. another 1 arge port which is the favorite "guess" of several "experts," because )it sticks out in the channel 1 ike a made-to-order beachhead, and if It could be taken, i t wo u 1 d s e rv e as an I de a 1 base for further operations. However, beaches on both sides of this peninsula are I imited by high c 1 i ffs. LE HAVRE one of the largest ports of France, at the mouth of the famous Seine. The excellent beaches here would pro vide good landing conditions, although it is a foregone cone! us ion that the Germans realize this too. DIEPPE the Allies tried a Commando attack here in 1942, and met with terrific }tion. The invaders I anded on good beaches, but could not get their men and tanks past overpowering German defense. It has a 1, 700 yard beach, blocked by a high barrier of c 1 iff. BOULOGNE this is a smaller port with many beaches, but they are marked by a prominence of sand dunes which would hinder landing operations. CALAIS this is a port "right next door" to England, being only 21 miles across the channel. Cliffs touch the shore, THE TYNDALL TARGET MAY to May 20 but there are suitable beaches to the north and south. It Is probably heavily defended, but cannot be disregarded as a possible port of entry. DUHKIRK this first class port needs no introduction, being the famous point of escape for the British retreat in June, 191j.(). Canals are hazaras because they give the Germans the weapon of defensive flooding. Further north, the ports of years, too, and their p reparations are eauall y as good. They have announced many times that they will not attempt the invasion until they areabso1 utel y ready, because they want to accomplish this greatest offensive In military history with the least expenditure of human lives. The scene has been set, and the great drama is only waiting for the fi rsf curtain to go up. Everything Here But a Juke Box Coast Guard Photo "Komplete and Kompact" is the Coast Guard' s description of its new 20-man "life kraft," latest answer to the terrors of torpedoed seamen. This new all-metal raft is a virtual ship in itself with cooking facilities, sails, food supplies and even a "morale kit" which includes a Bible, playing cards, tobacco and chewing gum Be 1 gi um and The N eth erl ands are also good possibilities, but the threat of flood defenses discourage Invasion operations. However, amphibious equipment could be used here to good advantage. In summary, It must be said that the Germans have had four years to get ready for this invasion, and underwater mine fields, underwater obstacles, I and mines, wire enfangl ements, tank obstacles, concrete bunkers, stationary and mobi 1 e weapons with I i nes of fire interlaced and accurately ranged, are to be expected when the Allies make their 1 and i ngs. But the Allies have had four ITALIAN OFFENSIVE MIGHT BE SPARK TO SET OFF INVASION BLAST The head! ines of the past week have been concentrated on the new offensive in Italy, with the American, British and French forces uniting In a supreme attempt to crack the German defenses and move up "the boot." And the results have been very g9od, especially when compared to the progress made by the Allies in past efforts. In the first attack, our forces moved four mi I es into the heavily fortified Gustav Line stretching across Italy, and then followed it up by taking over an area of 60 square miles on the German side of this 1 ine. The next few days brought even better news. The Allies blasted their way through the Gustav 1 ine at many points, and were moving in on the famous Adolf Hitler Line, which is further up "the boot," and the last real barrier before This new attack carried great significance, a defeat on the Hitler line would have a demoralizing effect on Germany's home front, and this is a poor time for Hitler's followers to start feeling discouraged, what with the Invasion about to begin. Adolf is having enough trouble a I ready getting his peop 1 e "fired up" to meet the invaders, and if he suffers defeat on a 1 ine that carries his own name, he's going to have to shout auite a bit louder. RUSSIAN FRONT IS QUIET LIKE 'LULL BEFORE THE STORM' (HUFF SED!) After the Russians recaptured the strategic Black Sea naval base of Sevastopol, they dropped out of the head! ines for a few days, with the exception of news storl es telling about the tremendous losses of the in this defeat, including 20,000 Nazis killed in one batt! e. But they have not been idle by a long shot. They have been getting ready to start a new drive on the E as t e rn f ron t, and where or it will hap .pen, Hitler would give a right arm to know. Apparently it will be timed with the invasion from the west, and it wi 11 tl robabl y end inside the City Limits of Berlin! DR.JVEI)'> ,;hnllld zigzag tlwir thiclts o ff tht n>aJ altt:rnatl'ly \\'ht n attacktd by plants innnltr t o il tht ;tim. \\' HEi'\E\'I:: R the g;t:-<> lin e fpr a t'nmo y he pllt in one \'l hid< rathl'r tha n di,;tribllteJ thruuf:!h llllt ,,.,,ntl. will reduce nL in t':l"'-' .. r l'XPI"and


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May 20, 19 4-4THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 9 TYNDALL FlELD BROWN BOMBERS SINK WAINWRIGHT SHIPBUILDERS, 17-1: SEEK 14TH STRAIGHT AGAINST MARIANNA HERE TOMORROW continuing their heavy hitting, the Past B'rown Bombers swamped the Wainwright Shipbuilde r s by a 17-1 score last sundayarternoon on the local diamond, It was the third straight win ror the Po s t colored team, and tomorrow after noon on the local diamond; Marianna will be out to halt the winning streak or the Bombe r s The game is scheduled to start at 2:30. Last w eek's game followed the usual pattern outlined by the Bombers. They hopped on the Wainwright hurle r ror five hits and rour runs in the first inning, then proc e e ded to tally rour more times in the second rrame, Afte r that there n ever was any doubt as to the eve n tual outcome or the gam e Jenkins a gain turne d in a glittering mound p erformance ror the Ninners He allowe d eight hits, but sent the same number or men ba c k to the bench via the strikeout route, He w ould hav e had a 3hutout to his credit but ror a wild throw by his battery mat e Dawkins, in the second inning, He was n ever in serious trouble, and mer ely coaste d along after the second frame when his t e am mates gave him a long lead to work on. In the first inning, Harrison, leadorr man, popped out, but Cente r Fielder Brown doubled, Phillips, Dawkins, Randall and Irons all singled to send rour runs streaking across the plate. The barrage continued in the ne x t stanza, as Harrison was hit by a pitched ball and Brown, Phillips and Dawkins all conn ected safely. The big blow or the stanza was a ringing triple b y Dawkins, who has belted at leas t one base hit in every game thus rar this seaso n. Cente r Fielde r Brown and Short stop Phillips c ontinue d their slugging tactics, w ith r our sare blows apiece. B rown reported to the team as a pitching candidate, but during practice s e ssions demonstrated his batting skill with such emphasis tha t he was shifte d to an outfield p ost. Harrison, Dawkin s Randall and Irons made two sare bingles apie c e Starting Wainwright Pitcher MC Coy didn't have muc h in his bag or tricks to sto p the slugging Bombers, but he led his team's attack with two sare blows. He was round ror eight hits in two innings, His successor o n the mound, Long, was treated just as rudely by the winners. TYNDALL FIELD AB R H Harrison, 1b _______ 5 2 2 Brown, cf __________ 5 3 4 Phillips, s s _______ 5 4 4 Dawkins, c _________ 4 3 2 Randle, 2b _________ 4 2 2 Blackmon, rf _______ 4 '1 1 I ron s, 1 f ---------4 1 2 Adams, 3b __________ 4 0 0 Jenkins, P--------4 1 1 Total 39 17 18 II' AII!WRl GHT SHIPYARD Brown, 3b __________ 4 0 1 Wilbur, lb ___ _: _____ 4 o 1 Cannon, 2b _________ 3 1 1 Mathis, c __________ 3 0 0 Williams, s s _______ 3 0 1 Long, rf, p ________ 3 0 1 Stonley, cf _______ 3 0 0 Hill 1 f -----------3 0 1 McCoy, P-----------3 0 2 Total 29 1 8 BASEBALL Brown Bombers vs sunday 2: 30 P.M. P ost Colored Diamond TRE BEICII A Man Whu Believed in Attack The death of Lt. Col. Thomas Hitchcock Jr. in a plane crash in England robbed the United Nations bf a tough, time-tested fighting man and American sports of a colorful immortal whose name will be remembered as long as those of Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Jack Dempsey and Red Grange. Tommy Hitchcock flew planes and played polo. He flew and fought with the Lafayette Escadrille in the last war and-at 44-with the AAF in this one. In between, he played polo. To say that he played polo is putting it mildly. For 2{) years he was polo. Hitchcock was the man who brought the game out of the croquet field, so to speak, and into the back yard for all to see and enjoy. He revolutionized the game with one tactic-attack. Hitchcock, like Ruth a .nd Dempsey, was a slugger. His idea of a sharp defense was to knock the other fellow bowlegged. He could drive the ball 100 yards down the field with one swat and score a goal from 60 yards with the deadly accuracy of a pool shark. "Always attack!" was his motto. For one international match he sidelined some light hitters on his team and replaced them with a couple of Texas cowpunchers, Cecil Smith and Elmer Boeseke, who, like Hitchcock, could clout the ball a mile. "Forget defense," he ordered. "Go out_-d.nd :slug that apple." He rode a horse like a centaur and flew a::'plane like an ace. In the first war they told him he was too young to fly. In this war they said he was too old. But he flew both times anyway, in the air as on .the ground, a believer in attack. Too ba

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