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TED WILLIAMS TO APPEAR IN T/F WAC SUCCESSFULLY I CHAHPAGNE BATH FOR A LIBERTY SHIP LAUNCHES SHIP AT WAINWRIGHT YARD A beautifully-smelling bottle or champagne, neatly wrapped in red, white and blue ribbons, was smashed to bits Wednesday by Cpl. Alice Howard o! the Tyndall WAC Detachment. She did it on pur-: !io se. It seems that every time a ship is launched a bottle or champagne must be broken on its bow, and the wac corporal had been selected to christen the SS H.H. Ray mond, the !l4 _th Liberty ship to be constructed at the Wain wright shipyard in Panama City. The entire detachment or. smartly uniformed Wacs marched past rows or ships and parts or s-hips to the scene or the launching, led by the TfF' band. Weldera, male and fe male, stopped their work to watch, and even giant gantry cranes, which look like some domesticated pre-historic monster, ceased their restless pacing up and down between the rows or ships. The Wacs and the band stood at the head or the launching way !or tne ceremony. Colonel John w. Persons, commanding or'!!cer, Colonel William H. Hanson, deputy of training and operations, and Private Helen Albright, who acted as matron of honor, stoOd with various shipyard officials on the launching platform during the christening. In a short speech before tne ship broke free, Cpl. Howar d said, Being sponsor of such a grand ship is che greatest thrill or my 11!e. I like to imagine that this launching is part or the celebration of our second birthday party, and on behal! or all the Wacs 'in the world, I thank you for paying us this high honor. At precisely 5: 15, the scheduled time, the 50 men who were needed to cut the ship loose !rom its cradle had burned through the last steel bands which held the vessel, and 1t began to slide toward the TOP: Corporal Alice Howard of the Tyndall Field WAC Detach ent is shown smashing the traditional bottle of chanpagne o he bow of the SS H. H. Ra)11lond, 44th Liberty sh lp to be 1 aunch: ed by the Wainwright Yard of Panama City. Wac Private Helen Albright was the matron of honor for the ceremony, which was dedicated to the commemoration of the second anniversary of the \lbmen' s Army Corps. BOTIOM: Colonel John W. Persons, post commander, extends best wishes to. Cpl. Howard just prior to the bottle-smashing ceremony. water. Cpl. Howard swung the bottle, and the exploding champagne drenched her and whiffs of her khaki uniform at a nickel a smell. GAME HERE TODAY BRONSON FIELD, WITH ij MAJOR LEAGUERS ON ROSTER, OPPOSES TORNADOES AT 3:30 P.M. Eglin Field Is T/F Opponent Here Tomar row The TYndall Tornadoes, with a 1944 record or six victories in nine starts, will be out to win number 7 this afternoon against major league competition. Opposing tihe Tyndall batsmen on the post diamond will be the Bronson Field nine with !our b i gtent veterans in the line-up. Ted Williams, famed slugging outtlelder or theBoston Red Sox, heads the impressive list, with Bob Kennedy, third baseman ror the Chicago Whice sox; Nick mark, outfielder formerly with the Brooklyn Dodgers, and Ray Stoviak, ex-Phillies outfielder, also on the Bronson roster. All four are now in the Navy and are stationed at Bronson Field: in Pensacola. Lefty Norman southard is slated to start on the mound for TYndall. The southpaw has three victories to his credit in Jour games this season, and was the s ta r mound performer for the Tornadoes in 1943 with a record ot 9 wins against 4 defeats. Dale Livingston, righthand er, probably will be the starting Tornado pitcher in the game against Eglin Field here tomorrow afternoon. The Tornadoes will be out to avenge their early season defeat at the hands or the Eglin Flyers, who in the meancime have chalked up a double win against Ellyson Field and split a two game series witn Keesler Field, rated as one or the top service nines in the south. Next Saturday the Marianna Army Air Base nine will play the Tornadoes on the T/F diamond. Marianna is presently leading the south Georgia border league and a s of last Wednesday was sporting a tlve game winning streak. TIF HOUND STAR Lefty Horman Southard, mal n stay_of last year's Tornado mound staff, who is expected to hur l against Bronson Field in the game here today. So far this year, Lefty has a record of three wins against one defeat. In hIs four 19 44 appearances the ports I der has sholll imp roved control and has issued only three Intentional free passes against 32 strikeouts. The lefthander hails from Inwood, H. Y., and was under contract with the St. Louis Browns as a member of the Mayfield, Ky., Browns at the time of his Induction in the fall of '42. stop, Billy Hines; second base, Paul Brown, Herbert Freeman; left field, Nick. Orange; third base, Johnny Becker; cen ter !ield, Eddie first base, Bob Pat terson; catcher, woody Busby, Duv Allen; pitcher, Letty Southard. Here is the probable Tornad o 11 n e -up r or th 1 s a r t e r-t------------------------noon s contest: Right field, Les Tarr; shortWilliam Flythe, shipyard public relations director, who was at hand to make certain .the bottle broke. THEATER PASSES SECOND ANNIVERSARY The women welders of the sh ipyard, represented by Leaderman Dorothy Strom, presented RADIO THEATER GROUP TO BE ORGANIZED Last week marked the second anniversary or tne Post Theater. Sine e 1 ts doors were r irst opened in May, 1942, It was rumored that the corporal capitalized on her visit to the yard by selling a big armful of American Beauty roses to Cpl. Howard, and she also received a bracelet inscribed with her name and the name or the ship. RAY KINNEY f!AND TO PLAY HERE THURSDAY more than 700,000 tickets have been sold to enlisted men, Officers and civilian employ-ees residing on the field. Ray Kinney, the "Idol of the Islands," and his band Operated by the special serare scheduled to arrive here for a one-day stand on vice section, the present Thursday, June 1. The famed exponent of Hawaiian theater officer is Lt. Don music will bring with him a crew of outstanding enMoore with Sgt. Winslow Bal-terte.iners and his lavish stage show will mark the lurr as s .econd in command. first appearance of a name band to pl&y for a Tyndall Sgt. Balluf!, who is also the Field audience. chief operator, has been a The Special Service Office, under whose auspices the member or the theater starr Kinneytroupe is being brought here, announced th&t sin: e the first picture, Fly there will be three performances by the popule.rIsland by Night, was thrown on the The first appearance will be at Triggertown screen. at 6:15p.m. and will be followed by two performances Although the opening or at the Post Theater. The first will begin at 7:45p.m. Theater 2 last montn has and the second is scheduled for g p.m. eliminated a great deal or Beginning Monday noon, until noon on Thursday, ticksweating it out in lines ets or the performance at the Post Theater will be which often extended beyond issued free of charge at the theater box office. Enthe Personnel building, Thea-listed men who desire to bring' thei r wives will be ter 1 ls still playing to required to have their wives in attendance when re capacity audiences and the questing tickets. Only one of the 760 tickets avail millionth customer 1s e:xpected able for each of the tw perfo. rma.nces will be ijfiven at the booth sometime in No-, __ __ vember. VARIETY SHOW MOVES TO THEATER NO. I JUNE 8 The Tyndall Field Variety Show, which !or the past year has brought laughter and song to the men or Triggertown each Wednesday evening, will move into the Post Theater Thursday, June 6, in place or the first showing or the !11m rare. Thts will mark the initial appear ance or the entertaining troupe at this end or the r ield. with Tyndall's own big-time vaudeville acts are the TYndalla!rs, under the direction or W/0 Joshua Mis sal; the Whirlaways, pulsat-1ng:!eats on skates by Pvt. ana' Mrs. Axe; tamed blues singer Frank.ie Perry; Cpl. Johnny Plackem!er, baritone, and Sgt. Wilho Mank.annen and his accordian. In addition to these veteran troupers, tne Special se rv!ce Office announced that several other professional entertainers will be on band !or the shows premiere at the Post Thea.'ter. Beginning Friday, June 9, the Tyndall L1 ttl e Radio Theater will br.oadcast the !1rst or a sustaining series or all sqldier variety shows over WDLP, Panama City. The program time w111 be 7: &>-6 p.m. Roger Means Okay,' is the ten ta ti ve name chosen tor the new show. Talented performers or every description are invited to apply to the recently organized Little Radio Theater tor roles in Tyndall's most ambitious radio pro;] ect to date. would-be script writers, gag men, sportscasters, actors, singers and humorists--if you have ever dreamed or being on the air here is your oppor tunity to display your wares tor the radio audience. Rehearsals start almost 1M mediately. I! you have anything on the ball In entertaining sort or way, contact Lt. Radk.a,director or the Little Radio Theater, at the Public Relations O ffice in Post Headquarters, or tele phone 3137.
Paga 2 KNOW THE ENEMY: only a rew APPETIZER--Pte: "Your dog likes Biggest mystery here ror the lady at the Post Laundry s cash days ago the German government to watch you cut hair, doesn't past three weeks, and still un-and carry ornce. we have yet issued a statement that told or he? Barber: It 1snt that. solved, 1s the unusual routine to see her greet a customer w!th-47 British and Allied prisoners Somet1Jnes I cut orr a piece or followed by Sgt. Harland Baker, out a smile and the interest she or war who had lost their l!ves ear. one or TYndall's pilgrims." Rartakes 1n each individual's bundle in an escape attempt 1n March IN THE MAIL BAG: A recent let-land is a clerk in Personnel or creates a youre our best cus rrom a German prison camp. on ter !rom Lt. William Pratt, forlong standing and 1s known as a tomer impression. the heels or that story came an-mer PRO here, disclosed hls ar-quiet lad who minds his own bus!LOST: A thin, white gold wedother: a Stockholm dispatch to rival in England. Among the rorness. since early in May he has ding band, lost last sunday night the London Dally Express which mer Tyndall men he had already arrived at the orr1ce each morn-between PX, Mess 11 and student clearly repud1a ted the German met there were capt. Ammon Me1ng carrying a brilliantly sh1ned barracks area. $5 reward to the government's version or the ar-Clellan, his predecessor here as pair or shoes other than his own, finder. contact S/Sgt. Ferdinand fair and branded 1t a deliberate PRO, and S/Sgt. -Bob Wolf, ronnerly and upon leaving 1n the afternoon Spacal, section I-7, class 44!-25, falsehood. Referring to the inor Orders Section. wolf reported takes withhlm a dulled pair which Barracks 450. cident, the dispatch said the he had come across Cpl. Joe need shining. The extra pair or The paper napkins and paper 1188sacre,, ,d.ld not take place 1n Franza and S/Sgt. Steve Truchan shoes are depos1 ted w1 th wac towels (ror KP' s) now making a clash between prisoners, but in his meanderings around the SfSgt. Jo Bottini, also or Pertheir appearance 1n the mess was carried out by groups or Isle .An unconfirmed report 1s sonnel, and lt 1s from her that halls are being furnished by the guards who lost their heads and that Capt. John Thorpe, the Harland receives the shoes which Special Service Office in anshot prisoners haphazard.lY 1n !leld.'s tlrst signal oftlcer, re-he takes with hlm back to hls other step toward making the barracks, courtyards and work-cently arrived 1n England and is barracks. Many have hazarded field's GI's reel at home shops. The statements or RAF now wearing the gold lear. guesses as to the reason tor Rar-June 23 has been set as the 1ate pilots who escaped and reached Chaplain Brooks H. Wester, also land's sudden and peculiar fond-when enlisted men whose wives sweden to give eye-witness acin the British Isles, writes ness ror Shlnola and the brush, aren't working on the field 111USt counts or the wanton shooting, that his urst glimpse at the but as yet no one seems to have vacate their premises at TYnd.all leave little d.oubt or German front cover or the Target's Eas-hit upon the correct explanation. Homes. The mad rush ror pup gull t in the shocking a Hair. ter edition brought back a nood tents has already begun .And One day last week a telepnone While the British government s or rond memories. The chaplain speaking or pup tents, Sgt. Harry call was received at the Post o!!icial report has not yet been. also revealed that Chaplain Ed-Mabel or the Billeting Office is Chapel !or a 8Father Pistachio." released, 1t does not seem preward G. Finnerty 1s presently going to sleep 1 n one come next undoubtedly _Sgt. Mike P1stach1o1s IIB.ture to look ror the parallel stationed 1n Italy and 1s holding Friday. He's been 1nv1 ted to long association with Chapel-ac-be tween the present inc !dent -and his serv lees 1n a cathedral 1n J 0 in the b 1 vo u ac group. t1v1t1es entitle him to some sort another that occured not so long the c1 ty where his group is lo-IN CLOSIN"--GI Joe. "What did or recognition, but it certainly u ago 1n Japan. cated. Sgt. George Tarr, ronner your girl wear to the masquerade was a surprise to friends to hear T/F Ordnance athlete who gradua-. dance the other night? Sad E1C r 'th t ted rrom the gunnery school here, that the rabid softball fan had I ,..._ : .. J ou preJ-th f k 1 Sack: "A paper dress." GI Joe: di t f 1 b 'd th is now 1n North Africa sweating "donned e roc "OUr nan n-u ce J eay a e Y e aJ e What did you do d.fter the dance? N t d t d t Lthe out missions," and flnding out atlon for one or the most cheeraJa ere no e e Jne 0 ue Sad sack (with eyes agleam): "0h, t 1 t f th Bter 1 more every day that the u.s. 1s ful and courteous clvllian ern-e erna occupan s o e na ployees on the fleld is the young I went on a tear. City. At this very moment the aaault is on and the bat tle for Rome enten1 the "in or lose' stage for the defending Nazis. All their available reserves are already in the fight and if their lines fail to hold this ti;.e. the Ger111an drea of a inter villa on the dlipate o f 1 tel f. THE $64 QUESTION; Reflecting the nervousness or its listening audience, the Berlin radio opined Monday night that 3,500,000 Allled troops were marking invasion time somewhere 1n England, In a complete about-race, Berlin said 1t now appeared the Allies would not strlk.e simultaneously !rom all d1rect1ons, but would resolve their attack along strategic lines intended to divert German lines from the west, likeliest place tor the invasion. The broadcast Intimated that the next thrust would be made by the Rus sians who were seeking to secure tak.lng-orr places along the lower Dnestr River for a qulck plunge in to Romania. In true alarmist rashlon the various commentators continued to dwell on the pos sible places tor the invasion and hastilY that Germany is ready tor the final test. There is no question or the Nazis studying long and late ror this rtnal test but it must be re memoered also that once before, ln Russia, wlth a considerable amount or prepping, the glib dents o! the superior race flunk ed an equally important test or 3 trength. Featured With Ray Kinney r Al Powers and the Aloha Maids, Lehuna, Leinaala, Leimomi, Leilani and Hani, who are featured with Ray Kinney's band, sched u 1 ed to appear here Thursday, June I Hot since Fred Waring stopped trouping to concentrate radio has an orchestra come along with as lavish a stage show as Ray Kinney's. The "Idol of the Islands" and his troupe broke all records in their s lx seasons in the Hawal ian_Room of Hew And His Hawaiian Orchestra York's Hotel Lexington. Kinney, who is one of the biggest sell vocalists on Victor and Decca records, s1ngs in a rich, rhythmic tenor. The five Aloha Maids were featured with Ray in 01 sen and Johnson's "Hell zapoppin," dropping out only when the orchestra left Hew York for its tour. (See page I for details on performances here and method of obtaining tickets.
May 27, THE TYNDALL TARGET 'MUSCLES ON THE MEND' FROM THE FILES OF THE TARGET: "Bob Hope Show Here Is CancellBOXING BOUTS PLEASE HOSPITAL PATIENTS; SMITH PRESENTS SURGERY WITH PLEXIGLASS ATOM. I ZER STAND ed Due to crowded Schedule Ap-After a year and some or idlepearanc e or Radio corned tan Is ness, the boxing ring s.t the RoB Called orr; was Expected Thursday Pital was chock fUll or leather Major Walter o. Newman's son pushers last week under the au to Be Graduated From west Point pervlsion or Lt. Gueder and Sgt. June 1 Two T/F Enlisted Men Altis or the Physical Training .Are Named warrant orricers .. Mf starr. With permitting, Sgt. George p, Reno and T 1 Sgt. the bouts will be a weekly Friday plyde s. Richardson were notified night feature. or their appointment to the The officer and enlisted perwhy the Pilonidal Cysters are resting comrortab 1y this week.. The temperamen tal cyst or Pfc. Hames or ward 2 held out long enough ror Papa Haynes to get home and meet the new add! t!on t c the Raynes household. The six pound six ounce boy was all Pop needed to satisfy his tempera ment. or warrant orricers, J.g., by the. sonnel or the Qperatlng Room have The lcrs.bbing party ror the Post Adjutant's Office yesterday. asked me to publicly thank Pre. Unholy Seven !rom Ward 5 was al .MfSgt. Berthaume Appointed a Smith or ward 9 ror the quaint most a complete success. Major Captaln MfSgt, Maurice Ber-atomizer stand made from plexi-Pomeroy, I hear, is still laughthaume, probably the oldest englas ror surgery. It was a job 1ng at the incident--and keeps listed man at Tyndall Field in well done. APalachicola's con-reminding the orrenders or it. i tribution to a fast growing inpo nt or service, has been comTile time: Saturday morning. '!lie dus try. Thanks again, P fc. 8m1 th. missioned a captain 1n the Army place: ward 1. The scene: P.vt. Our thanks, too, to Pfc. David or the United States... Reilly, with a patch over his Gunn Feller, unassigned !rom Trigger-" ermakers to Form a Social left eye, is standing in the QUESTION: IS YOUR FAVORI TE SWIM-41 NG HQE?" By Harris and Delbyck P Y!. UL TSSES HUBBARD. !enn.: Bes t place to swim as rar as I'm concerned is the Orange Mountain swimming pool in East Memphis, Tenn. SWeet water that Just seems to relax a body that's all hot and tired, organization Mal!:.ing an appeartown, who favored us wl th a 30 doorway or the diet kitchen. unance on the !leld this week. was minute violin recital over the able to recognize the two men The Aerial Gunner,, an eightpublic address system Tuesday wproaching him, he bellowed that Prr. ROBKR! BLACIK.U, JR., lao--page booklet ror distribution night. We are looking rorward h h b dllo, :rex.: t ey ad etter clear out or rather swllll among gunnery students Post to another day when our "violin that place, as that ward was be-d 111 f in the Canadian Theater Passes First Anniversary, ven or w o !eJ; us another ing readied ror inspection. Im-1 r th r ili 1 i River than any Featuring such top-notch loon-ser es o e am ar c ass cs. agine the complexion change that Lt E 1 C 1 t other place 1n as PVt. Paquin ana Sgt. PUll w ng, our onva escen took place when the two men turnfuan, music by the T/ F band under Training Of!lcer, 1 s at the mo-ed out to be Col. Pi g.ford and the world. The t j i 11 d d Canadian is about the direction or W/0 Missal, so-men en oy ng a we -eserve Capt. Hammonds, making their rou-loes by Jim con!!! and Dwight leave in his native state or tine inspection. 18 m!les !rom my home. It's fUll o 11 d b th Vi t Louisiana. Perhaps that explains or swift currents and the water ...,o eau, an songs Y e c or--sm. A.S. J""'""',"' ,!s inclined to be mud-'w, the ettes, the SPecial Services' varlety show, "It's Rec Hall ToQtlt..l E MAtlt.J Mississippi, but take 1t !rom me, n!te,1 Will make its premier at ..., n ''S OPINION brother, it's mighty refreshing. the Post Theater on Monday. "Tyndall Weakens in Ninth to Wh J.' Y ? Let Ellyson Field Sco;re Four Runs B1i s ours PY!. NKR11IH Chicago, IlL: and Win, 5-4; Tornadoes Play Coast Guard Tomorrow Local Nine, O!! to Good Start With Four Runs in First Frame, unable to Stop Late Rally; Lose Second Game by 6-5 Score Aviatlon All-Stars defeat Lynn Raven, 16-7 ordnance Tops Field in Inter-8:J. uadron Events Medics, Ordnance Lead Softball League ,-'' F YOU WRITE IT, WE 1 L L PRINT T I" That yearning or every GI fo r a little. of the spotlight in the midst or all his anonymity can now be partiallY cured, and he may find at least a temporary fame. Tyndall Field can use that yearning, !or The Tyndall Target and the public Relations depart ment are interested in receiving written matter about anything the soldier rinds Interesting; runny items an? fillers, human interest material, poetry and shoPt stories up to approximately 1,500 !lOrds. I Qualified material will be printed in The Target, and the ?ublic Relations department also will submit it !or consideration to the Training News, Montgomery, Ala., !or possible inclusion in its poetry and fiction pages. The Training News is distributed to the military personnel at the fields or the AAF Eastern Flying Training Command, Material need not concern the Army but military themes are preferable. It should be submitted directly to the Public Relations Office in Base Headquarters building. PT GRIPE Dear Editor, Just a word in retaliation to "GI letter 1n this column two weeks ago. It seems that some person has a lot to say about a little rrom some GI who has to ror!eit his regular duty hours !or physical training. Since this would-be patriot is so cooperative and conscientious about the man-hours lost I'm curious to know wha t reaction would result !rom the suggestion that this "Would-be patriot" staY and help with the work. that went undone the day. It would be interesting to know how the duty hours or the two would compare. Since it's the opinion or some people that !' soldier is a goldbrick Just because he gripes a bit now and then it might be a good idea !or those persons to take tnventory or themselves and contemplate on how much more they could do ror the war errort 1! they reallY wanted to. rts Quite true the training we get here may be or great s1g ni!1cance at some near future date, but.at the same time it's a very stupid and unscrupulous thing to.ridicule a GI just because h e has a word to say when so much is expected or him, and when all about him he sees gold bricks bigger and more numerous than he could ever expect to be, This person who has so much to say about some particular soldier is probably one or those p eople who can run home every night and laugh at us who may never have the privilege or knowing what 1t "I 111 take Lake is like to be home again. There Michigan anytime. is no sympathy !or those who The Lawrence Ave. think only or themselves. It is Beach is Just ab out tw o m 11 e s with consternation and bewilderment that I see how insignificant the countless tragedies or are to the selfish. CONSCIENTIOUS GI. LOVE LETTER Philadelphia, Pa. May 18, i944 Dear Editor: I am a girl i8 years old, and I have .been receiv1ng your pub lication, The TYndall Target, !or some time !rom a friend that is stationed there. I find this publication very interesting and written in a language that is understandable to the men there and the people at home. I was just reading your last edition or your paper and the short story you have there has brought me great enjoyment. Your news about the doings or the field are very attention-getting, MY opinion is that your paper has articles that are beyond compare with any I have ever read berore. Keep up the good work and we here at home will do our part as best we can. I only hope we can reach the heights that you have attained in the publication or your paper. I am look.lng forward to the other copies or your won derfUl publication. Best or Luck. Yours truly, (Miss) Helen Kapka Ed's Note: Mise Kapka's orchids have been placed i n s vase in the offici!J and are blo0111in1 to best the dlckena !rom home and 1 ts large horseshoe breana ter or rock Jetties makes !or calm water and sare, cool swimming. PY!. XORNAK 11ILSOI, Kiss.: Good ol' C ha ck taw Lake is my number one swim ming hole. over a hundred acres or fresh water, clear and cold, and less than a couple or miles !rom my front doorstep. Boy, what I wouldn't give to be there right now! PY!. HARrEr BUJOLD, Du.lutfl., }(inn: "MY nomination is Devll 1 s Hole 1n Chester Park, a scant three blocks r rom home. The pool was rocklined by the greatest architect or all--nature--and is tops in swimming en Joyment. S/SG!. HOTfARD BKAYKR, Dallas, !exc.s: First choice for me would be White Rock. Lake, about three Quarters or a mlle !rom h011e. White Rock is .25 miles in circumference and 1s set amid surrounding park areas. '!he swimming is grand and the moon light cruises no less so.
PUilLISHE.DON SATURDAYS BY THE. SHCIAL SERVICE OFFICE FOR PERSONNEL OF THE ARNY AIR FORCES FLtXIBLE GUNNERY SCHOOL, TYNDALL FIHD, PAlUMA CITY, FLORIDA. Copy Prepared Under Supervl,slon of Relations Officer. printing and Photography by Base graphic & Reproduction Sect Art work by Department of Tra1n1ng i ng Department Public Photo oraftTl)t T7ndall Target receiYeo aaterial l'l'"" b;y .Caap llewopaper SerYice, liar Dept., 2(115 E. 41lnd St., !lew Y orlc CitJ. Material to C!IS way N O T be republished prior peraission tro w C!IS. JAPAN'S UNDERGROUND MOVEMENT F o r centuries they have lived in Jap this despised minority group known as the "Eta." Victims of an unrelenting caste o stracism, their hatred for the who disclaim relationship with them is terrible and active. These three million untouchables 1ive completely segregated from the so called Jape,nese and are permitted to do op.ly the lowest type of work. Perhaps, because of their low station in t .he social structure, but somehow shunned Eta have escaped the fate.li!Jm of Japan's privileged classes and ardent revolutionists. The Eta have suffered greatly for the accident of their ancestry. T4eir antipathy, slowly accumulated t)J.rough the years, is understandable waits like the knife of Brutus to plunge itself into the ambitious Japan.e.se breast. Whether o r not the Japanese are aware of this threat within, the .Eta are denied even the right to bear ar:ons for the Emperor and mey serve only in weaponless labor battalions. Even their presence is as "defiling" by the Japanese soldiers with whom they cannot miL Eagerly then, with the oppressed Koreans and Formosans, the Eta are im patient !or the hour of their liberation. While their activities are under constant surveillance by the Japanese government, the milit ant Eta continue to work and be active in their under ground. The unhappy Eta, in their present irreducible state, have nothing further to lose than their lives, but have everything to gain by risking them. A WORD TO THE WISE Thousands of articles in newspapers, magazines and handbooks are devoted each year to simple rules of safety while swimming. Yet, each year finds the toll of drownings through carelessness on the upgrade. With the re-opening of the beaches at Tyndall Field we feel that a caution to all personnel is definitely in order. We herewith include the basi c rules of wa.ter sa.fety: J, If you can't sim, learn ho. Siminstructors have been assisned to the beach as 1 i Fe 2. Don't be foolhardy i n teat your imminS ability. Stay in ster at a depth you can easily reach shore in case of cramps or any other Particular heed should be paid to undercurrent in the Gulf, hich are often deceptive in strenSth. 3. Don't Ao into the ster until at least 30 have elapsed since your last meal. If it as a heavy me11l msJre.it an hour and play safe. 4. Stay ithin the areas marked off by the staff and obaerve the rules of the beach a to fBmea and activities peritted in the water and on t h e sands. 5. Above all, exercise canmon sense! I ( COLL/MN \ AN UNKNOWN POET TALKS 70 GOD (!his verse was found on the body of an soldier a battLe somewhere in ItaLy. The identity of the writer has not been Look, God, I have never spoken to You, ., .... .,.--.. But now I want to say How do You do; 'vee, do you want me to srow up with frustration complex?' KNow YouR PLANE A-20 HAVOC DESCRIPTION: bomber constructed as an all-metal, monoplane, tricycle and tail. Crew of three. The A-20 is a later version of the British DB-7 or "Boston," It is used for attack, and also torpedo attack naval units. Manufac tured by Douglas. DIMENSIONS: Span: 61 feet, 4 inches. Length: 48 feet. Height: 18 feet, 1 inch. Tread width: approximately 17 feet. area: 465 square feet. Ap proximate maximum 25,000 pounds, POWER PLANT: Two Wright R-2000, 14-cylinder, 1,700 hp double radial aircooled engines, with two-speed super charger. 3-bladed Hamilton Standard hydromatic propellers. PERFORMANCE: Rated at a speed of over 320 miles an hour. Service ceil ing over 20,000 feet. Tactical radius of action: 300 miles. BOMB L OAD: Approximately 2,000 pounds. ARMAMENT: Bomber version: five .50 caliber guns. PROTECTION: Armor for pilot, upper and lower gunner. Leak-proof tanks and bullet-.proof glass. !NE GUNNER WHO TRIED Here's to the gunner who tried his best fo get a pair of wings on his chest. He studied his lessons into the night /lntiL it !L.GS tie to turn out the Light. He then Laid his head down to rest, But found out he couZdn' t because of a test. They say it lL.GS his age that heLd back, Even though h e was on the right track, But Let it never be said he didn't try, Because he was wiLLing to do or die. Charles H. Crawford Class 44-23. You see, God, they told me You did not exist, And like a fool; I believed all this. Last from a shell hole, I saw Tour sky, I figured right then they had told me a lie. Had I taken time to see You made, I'd have known they weren't calling a spade a spade. I wonder, God, if Yuu'd shake my hand, Somehow I feel that You will understand. Furmy, I had to come to this hellish place, Before I had time to see Your Face. Well, I there isn't much more to say. But I'm sure God, I met You today. I the "Zero Hour11 will soon be here But I'm not afraid, since I know You're near. The Signal--Well, God, I'll have to go. I like You lots, this I want You to know. Look now, this wiil be a fight. Who knows--I may come to Your house tonight Though I wasn't friendly to You before, I wonder, God, if You'd wait at Your door. Look, I'm tears! I wish I had known You these many years. Well I have to now, God--Goodbye! Strange since I met You--I'm not afraid to die! CHAPEL SERVICES PROTESTANT Sunday Sunday School, Post Chapel 9 A.M. Worsn ip, Colored Rec Hall ; 9 A.M. worship, Post Chapel ................ 10 A.M. Worship, Trigger Town ............... 10 A.M. worship, Post Chapel .............. 7:30 P.M. Tueaday Fellowship MeP.ting, .............. 7:30 P.M. Christian service a P.M. Wednesday Choir Rehearsal ... ; ............... 7:30 P.M. CATHOLIC Sunday Mass, Post Chapel 8 A.M. Mass, Post Theater .................. 10 A.M. Mass, Post Chapel ................. 11: 15 A.M. Mass. Post Chapel ................. 6: 30 P.M. Daily Mass. 5: 30 A. Ml Novena 7 P.M. Choir Rehearsal 8 P.M. Saturdy Confessions 7 P.M. (and any time cnaplain Is in his office.) JFWISH Friday worship service .................... 7:30 P.lol. Don't throw your mouth into high gear until you are sure that your brain is turning over. Cupid makes so many bad shots because he's siminA at the heart and lookinA at the hosiery.
On Monday the Germans threw their Sunday punch. It was a pretty good punch. It forced the Americans to withdraw from the Italian coastal town of Terracina, at the Tyrrhenian Sea extremity of the Adolf Hitler Line, which they had occupied earlier in the day. But it was the last desper ate punch of 170,000 faltering Nazi troops. On Tuesday, the Allies resumed their northward drive and recaptured the town. The Americans and.British at Anzio began hammering at the confines of their beachhead, and by had effected a junction with the fighting men and machines who had driven northward the coast from Terracina. The Anzio beachhead was no longer a beachhead. It had become the western anchor of the ma in f r on t s t r e t chin g across Italy's waist. But the Allies at the wound in Italy's shin which was Anzio, who for long months fought a grim holding battle, had done more than join hands with their comrades who pushed up from the south. They burst the eastern confines of their beachhead, .and had cut the Appian Way southeast of Cisterna, blocking the main escape route for the Germans in the Terra cina area. The Italian battle raged toward a crisis. Adolf Hitler's defense line was being to shreds by the com bined slashes of Americans, Britons, Canadians, Frenchmen and Poles. A 4ispatch from the front said, "The final battle for Rome (20 miles away) might not be long de'.ayed." Germany's propagandists be gan preparing their public for bitter taste of further withdrawals. In broadcasts and in newspaper articles they told the people of Germany that retreats were being made only to avoid wasting strength and to preserve it for the main events in eastern and western Europe. Even while the German ArmY was preparing the 50-mile Rome defense line astride two main roads leading to' the capital from the south, Adolf Hitlers own newspaper acknowledged that the city eventually will be lost. Hitler's Voelkischer Beo bachter said, "The German retreat, as far as can be judged, will continue to north Italy." Capt. Ludwig Sertorius, Germ& ny 1 s ve r s ion o f Gab r i e 1 Week fnd i ng May 26 Heatter, said "the Germans are pursuing tactics of mobile de fense without resorting to their reserves." The propagandists asserted that the Allies were using "unheard-of amounts" of power. The Germans, in opposition, were supposed to have some 17 divisions on the battleline, and 8 divisions somewhere in the rear. Despite their setbacks, ever, the Germans still had the strength to reinforce their troops who were fighting Tito's partisans in Yugoslavia. Heavy fighting was reported way throughout western Yugoslavia, with the Germans supporting their offensives with continuous air attacks. -. Germany and France continued. New highs in aerial attack records were set Wednesday when more than Allied planes struck against Hitler from Britain and Italy. Ber lin and Vienna, Kiel and Duis berg, and many another f avoxite target felt the sickening concussion of bombs "Made in America." The aerial pounding, General Hap Arnold, chief of the Army Air Forces, constiutes an invasion "in the dead liest sense of the word. "It is not .. a prelude to invasion. It is invasion Numerically we send over the equivalent of an infantry di vision on our.daily, routine missions now." The Germans. still North Africa, where Yanks landed Nov. 8, 1942, to change the com plexion of the war, has been the scene of conflict since men first learned how to fight. There the Moors first rose to greatness, conquered Spain and developed a strong and ruthless civilization in a weak and weary world. There the Barbary pirates ruled until Decatur broke their grip on trade routes and pavecl the way for France's annexation of most of Barbary. There, too, were the scenes of early triumphs, the British break-through at El Alemein and the final rout of the Desert Fox from Africa. Today North Africa plays a vital part in an even .bigger battle-the fight for Europe. As fueling station for Allied armies across the Mediterranean, the "Dark Continent's" sunlit upper fringe now is the scene of the greatest activity in its history. D-day, were toldby their "experts" that there were three and a half million Allied troops in England wait-ing. fully selected &lODi the 3,000 mile front, !rom the Baltic t o Black Bea, the Russians are concentratini force which in coordination with an Allied invasion i n the west will break the enemy's back. Red Army reserves being massed at strategic points. Unprecedented numbers of guns are being drawn up into position opposite the German lines. The offensive may not start for a month. But the common view in Moscow is that when it does start, it will be on such a scale that the Germans will hardly know what hit ::.hem." In New Guinea, MacArthur's troops, reinforced, broke a five-day stalemate and crossed the Tor River toward two J ap airdromes on Maffin Bay. Truk was bombed by" Liber& tors, and in Burma Allied drive to regain control of the Burma road went forward relentlessly. Vinegar Joe Stilwell's troops hold control of the northern terminus of the major railroad in Burma, and otner enemy supply lines have been cut by airborne troops and Chinese. LIFE SAVERS or leave papers, boxes. tins, cans, munition cases or any refuse in the open. They be concealed or buried as they indicate activity in the area. and matches never be lighted outdoors at night in a combat area. Such lights serve the as well as a beacon does a pilot. Italy's underground public its first communique severalhours before theAl lied High Command announced a plan of operation for the pro Ally Italians in the GJrman occupied areas. The under ground claimed guerilla ities in the north had forced the Germans to send six divisions to the affected area to meet increasing blows. The Russian front remained' The Italians behind the lines were told in Allied broadcasts to "sabotage com munications as much as possible without taking useless risks. Keep in contact with foreign elements in the German Army so that they will able to desert and go into action when they are told of the mQment to strike." The air offensive against quiet. But a broadcast from Moscow by reporter declared that this quiet will be broken by the most spectac ural land offensive in European histocy. His broadcast might have been made purely as a prop& measure for the effect it would have upon the German people. You'll have to judge for yourself. 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May 'lJ, 194-4THE TYNDALL TARGET Paae 7 YE OLDE HISTORIE LESSON ORIENTATION BEING at the moment o ne of the Army's most consuming passions, we shall in this piece at t empt t o give an orientation lesson c on .erning Panama City and vicinity. We will not say anything about the troubles of present-day Panama City with its swollen city limits with GI's from Tyndall Field and welders from the shipyard. we have been digging into a Post Library book on Florida, prepared by the WPA--remember?--which discloses some interesting facts of history anq nature. A S AN EXAMPLE, the story of Port St. Joe and its immediate predecessor, the ghost town of St. Joseph, really an intriguing tale. Back in 1838, St. Joseph, the site of which lies some five miles south of present St. Joe, he.d a population. of 6,000, and was the largest city in Florida. St. Joseph was developed as a port from which to ship the cotton and other products which came from this section in those days. "The harbor became a f orest of spars and masts as vessels crowded the port to take on cargoes of cotton," the WPA book says, "carrying away from 100,000 to 150,0 0 0 bales annually." Rich and Wicked St. Joseph definitely was an up and coming town. Building lots sold at fabulous prices, and two railroads were constructed to bring products to the p .ort. Houses were constructed which, for that time, were palatial mansions, there were brick office buildings and warehouses, long wharves and piers. St. Joseph, says the book, became known as "the richest and wickedest city )in the southeast." In 1841, a ship from South America brought the dreaded yellow fever to St. Joseph. Within a few weeks, threefourths of the population had died. "Panic-stricken survivors abandoneli their homes and fled, ships avoided the Eort, hotels and business houses closed. For three years the town remained demight be buried here. Beino a Tale of Pi rates, of Ghos Towns and Hurricanes and Tidal Waves, of the Invention of Ice, Ana of Other Facts, Historical And Otherwise, About This Area Where We Are Stationed It kept you out of the army. s erted. Fear of the plagu e was so that only a few venturesome fishermen dared to approach the spot. "Ih 1844, a h urricane and tidal wave in from the Gulf. Empty buildings wete leveled. The o f many floated out to sea. Devastatin g storms followed at intervals, and bit b y bit all remains o f the t own were effaced." Today the site of St. Joseph is n oth but a jungle of pines, palmettoes underbrush. When the yellow fever epidemic swept the town, many r _esidents moved their houses t o Apalachicola, which had been established some time before St. Joseph and which, also, was a booming city at the time. Several of these h ouses are still standing. Headstones Stolen Just south of Port St. Joe is what is left of the old St. cemetery. They tell a story that many of the headstones shortly after St. Joseph was abandoned, and were found later in shops of neighboring communities serving as counter-tops. J UMPING UP CLOSER to Panama City, the book info r m s us that St. Andrews Bay is the site of an unusual nat-ural phenomenon: the tide, instead of rising and falling four times a day as do normal ocean tides, r ises but once each 24 hours, and even then the rise is hardly noticeable. We'll bet that e ven most of the residents o f this sectio n don't kno w that, to quote the b ook, "Years ago the fine sand along this coast was shipped north in quantities t o be sprinkled on b arroom floors." PANAMA CITY'S principal contributio n to the present war is, aside from aerial gunners, Liberty ships, but in the Civil War the main industry was a salt works l ocated out t oward Panama C ity Beach. Salt duri ng that war so i mportant t o the C onfederacy that it sold for a dollar a p o und. Florida lawe granted "exem ptio n from c onscription and m ilitary service" to those engaged in productio n of the material, and as you might guess, great numbers of sturdy patriots flocked to this area and began makin g salt just as fast as they could. H owever, the damnyankees sailed into St. Andrews Bay in 1862 and destroyed salt works. Presumably the erstwhile salt-makers thereupon found theffi selves in 1-A, or whatever they, called that unfortunate state of affairs in those days. Where Pirates Roame d B ACK IN THE 1780s, this part of the Gulf c oast took quite a beating from the depredations of an English pi-rate named William Augustus Bowles, who had been dismissed from the British Leading the Creek Indians who at the time lived i n this neighborhood, he l ooted the Spanish towns which existed here then until the S paniards captured him and packed him off to Morro Castle in Havana where he d ied. The WPA's book d oesn't say whether h e left any buried treasure around here, but if you're am bitious it probably wouldn't do any harm t o dig in likely looking spots. A PALACHICOLA WAS founded by English men about 1821 and was known then as West Point. Prio r t o that time' there had been Spanish settlements in the neighbo r hood. Apalach g o t its present name fro m the Apalachee Indians, who were the predominant tribe in northwest Florida when the white men first arrived, Apalachicola had a boom which pre!ll\l d.ed that at St. Joseph. Building lote wert) s 6ld for as high as $3,000, which a helluva lot of money in those days, Come to think of it, it's a lot o f money right now. Dr. John Gerri e of in vented the process of making ice arti ficially. Perhaps it was in defense against t h e hot weather. He used his machine primarily to cdol the r o oms of patients stricken with fever. Mint juleps, planters' punches and Scotch and sodas owe a great deal to Ap ala chi col a. Thus endeth t h e history lesson for this week. : o._.J,J They
Pa e 8 TORNADOES SOUTHARD STRIKES OUT SEVEN; NICK ORANGE HOMERS IN FIRST Letty Norman southard blanked the Fort Barrancas baseball squad ror six innings, yielding rour hits and striking out seven bat ters as the Tornadoes blasted out a 20-i wln over the visitors r rom Pensacola in theiF game here last Saturday. Righthander Dale Livingston relieved Southard in the 7th and held the Barrancas batters hitless until the ninth when Morgan, the first batter up, singled and later crossed the plate on a passed ball, stolen base and an error by Shorts top Brown. THE m DALL TARGET BLAST BARRANCAS, 20-1 BROWN BOMBERS TROUNCE MARIANNA, 22-0, FOR FOURTH STRAIGHT Pulverizing the pill with mon otonous regularity, the post col ored baseball team burled Marianna, 22-0, last Sunday on the lo cal diamond. Tomorrow afternoon at 2:30, Tyndall opposes Camp Gordon. .Stlll untested, despl te the ract they have won rour straight games, the Brown Bombers hope to continue their success againSt teams In Section one or the East ern Flying Training Command and bring a divisional championshiP to Tyndall Field. In their last rour games, the Bombers have blasted home 74 runs and allowed only two enemy runners to reach home plate. That isn't hay--1n anyone's league. The rans hadn't even become last sunday before three Tyndall runners crossed home plate in the opening inning to take a commanding lead. In the third inning, rlve 111ore runs were PUt UP on the Bombers scoreboard, and rrom then on, it was Just a or how much punT/ Sgt. Eddie Matonak (left) and Sgt. Less Tarr are two of the ishment the visitors could ab Tornadoes' leading hitters. Both are members of the Medical De-sorb. Reeling under a barrage tachment and along with burly Nick Orange they form an all-Medic or singles, doubles and triples outfield for the post diamond squad, starring equally at the plate Marianna rlnally hoiste:i the and In the field. white_ !lag in the eighth and Matonak, who hails fran Vandergrift, Pa., plays center field and called 1t a day. The visiting is the leading hitter on the T/F nine at present with an average of outfielders scurriea to and rro Tarr, who has played at practically every position for the during the entire game trying to Tornadoes, is being used chiefly In right field. His home town is stem the Tyndall nood or base Export, Pa., and he's batting the ball a round this year at a knocks, and when the con-test one or the highlights o r the was the first inning homer by Nick orange with one on. The Tornado centertlelder caught a shoulder high pitch and blasted it tnto deep center field to eas ilY score himself and Brown, who was on first by virtue or a tlelders choice. Also, in the the Fort Barrancas squad first triple play ever made on the Tyndall diamond. With tb.e score 17-0 in ravor or Tfnda11, and six runs across the plate in that inning, orange popped up to hurler, who d ouble0 231 200 Boae runs: Tar r 1, Becker 1, orange 1, Bailey 2. Triples: Hines 3, Freeaa.n 1, Becker 1 ... 1, Doubles: Busby,l, !lines 1, Brow n 2, Polcynslci 1, Freeaan 1, Becker 2. PITCHERS' Jf aae Olt.sser Livingston Southard Fl U zonyi Franz Feldan RECORDS Won 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 Lost 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Eugene Irons, Tyndall lett fielder, railed to receive credit ror an otric1al time at bat, yet he scored three runs. He strolled to the plate three times, and also strolled to first base three times. The opposing pi tc'!:lers couldn' t get the over to him, and he received three bases on balls. Streeter hurled five innings ror the winners, ana allowed only two hits. He was a little shy on control, however, hitting three batters and walking the same number. Marianna loaded the bases arter one man had been retired in the opening inni.ng, but Streeter ranned the next two bat ters. Jenkins, who went to the mound in the sixth, was round ror a single blow during the rest or the game. Sec ond Baseman Woodson was the star for the losers, making several fine plays around the key stone sack.
May 27 19tlq THE TYNDALL TARGET GRAZIANOWINS OVER GREGORIAN IN MAIN BOUT OF WEEKLY BOXING SHOW; DEREX QUITS RING IN PROTEST AGAINST BLANKENSHIP'S TACTICS By CPl. J.J. Doonls Mickey Graziano, 172-:t)O'Unttln' !1'0111 Tr1ggertown, was e.wardea the decision over Harry Gregorian, 165, or Detro! t, 1n the main !1ght or last. TUesday's weekly boxing at the outdoor-arena next to the OM KEGLERS COP FOURTH STRAIGHT TYNDALL TEN-PIN TITLE Bowl_ing along on rtve smooth working cylinders .the master quintet dereated the Redbirds last Sunday arternoon to win their rourth consecutive post crown. '!he QM p1nmen, winners or every bowling competition since the activation or TYndall Field, had little di!!iculty in downing the Redbirds, winners or the second halr or the inter-squadron pin competition. Taking three straight the QH broke two record. s in winning the title. Their 985 team score in the third game and their 2785 pins total team score' ror the three games were the top arks in those divisions or eague competition. The playorr scores: tst. 2nd 3rd Redbirds Gae Gae Gae Total lfolk 193 14.9 loll 483 Grant, ....... 158 106 26-l Franklin ,, 107 106 213 Rutkowski., 147 165 132 "'" JIOJS8,,, 181 195 200 576 Bishop ,., 165 1-l-l 309 To tala 786 780 723 2289 Quarteraster Usher ........ 172 215 217 60-l Wheeler, 180 191 1110 521 Kaples ....... 163 H-l 148 -H5 Killer ....... 200 157 235 59' 2 Hn7l ka 210 178 235 623 Totals 915 8811 985 27811 "post gym. The rugged Graziano _is now looking ror a shot at Cocio and the TYndall Field championship. One or the evening's bouts was called no contest when Herb Der ex rerused to continue fighting with Charles Blankenship, 148, or Richmond, Va. Derex quit the ring shortly berore the end or the !!rat round in protest against Blankenship's tactics, wh!.ch he said were unsportsmanlike. George COrbin, 146, !rom Massa chusetts, batted out a decision over Edwin Banck, 147. BU!!alo, N.Y. Carbin rloored his man ror the count or nine in the th4rd round and just breezed in as Banck tired rrom his early errorts. Dick McDOnough, 133, Cleveland, outclassed Maurice Walker, 131, New York. In tha opening bout or the evening, Robert Alexander, 154, rrom New York, won a close decision rrom charles curran, 151, rrom Massachusetts. Tiny Chu, 132, Honolulu, won a close decision rrom Ed Wills, 133, rrom Pennsylve.nia. Chu, who lost a decision to Wills last week, avenged himselr as he stab bed and Jabbed his way to victory. .Jesse Gallagher, Pennsylvania, scored a unanimous decision over William Stillwell, 155, --Bandnotes-connecticutt, and Ed. Cummings, T / F BANDSMEN FROM 150, KentuckY, took the prize over Al Falato, 145, Chicagp, in NINETEEN STATES their interpretation or the Merry Did you know that the smallest Widow Waltz. organization on the rield repre-Lt. John Gueder, 195, Texas, sents almost b.alr the states or and T/Sgt. Richard Runk, 186-h the union? The 30 members or the or Chicago, appeared in an exband come rrom 19 dirrerent hibition wrestling match that states, rrom Colorado and New pleased the rans. Scheduled to Mexico on the west to the Atappear in next week's wrestling lantic s -eaboard, and rrom Illiexhibition are Lt. Walter Nelson nois and Massachusetts on the or the Provost Marshal's O!!lce north to Texas through to Florida and Private Kooy, rormer prores-Pa e 9 See more on the south, Pennsylvania is sional now in the ouard section. VERy WA RH FOR HAy, I SN' T I T? rtrst with !1ve, Alabama is sec-All matches were rerereed by ond with three men, .while rtve H/Sgt. Al Barbier, rormer member L states score with two each and or the. Louisiana State university the rem a in ing 12 get one each, boxing team. WHAT'S DOING NEXT WEEK 'The two rront ranks in a Marching rormation .with the warrant Gras" by Ferde Grore, "Pavanne, orricer and drum come rrom by Horton Gould, Begin the Be-11 dirrerent states, We are con. guine," by cole Porter, "P.e'!'Petllll vinced that the post band repre-Mobile, w a musical humoresque sents the nation. which has no ending but can be A routine week passed by ror plaYed continuously without stop the music makers,,.as rar as day ping, The original score is by NOrk was concerned. But the Johann strauss. Also, "The nights,,, that s where !;heir. day Spirit or the First Division, really started! A total or eight a march in quick tempo,was played perrormances in six nights was .in salute to the First Division the record scored by the dance whlc.'h has done so much cir the band. tougb. !igh ting in this war, Last Wednesday's Triggertown --Cpl, orin L. Bartholomew show reatured uso Camp Show talent while the 808th was on hand to ry.rnish the music, and, or course, another group or the band was setting steady dancing tempoes at the Rec Hall where all permanent party men are invited to go dancing every Wednesday night, -Thursday, the concert band orAMBITION LOST A cOrporal dreas of being sergeant And serge1111ts rightfully of still higher But I, poor pfc., no longer ar dent, Care not for hash marks by either fl1111k, SUNDAY 12:30 P.M.--Record Concert, Poat Theater. 7 P.M,--Bingo at Trittertown, MONDAY 7 P.M.--Movies, Hoapital, 8:30 P.M.--Movie, Receiving Squadron. TUESDAY 7 P.M.--Entertainment in Hos-pital Warda. 8 P.M.--Dance, USO. 8 P.M.--Bin-go, Rae Hall. 8 P.M.-Moviea, Colored Rae Hall. WEDNESDAY 12:30 P.M.--Special Service Non-r.om Meetint, Library. 7 P.M.---Weekly Variety Sho at Receivint Pool. 8 P.M.--G.I. .Dance, Rae llall, Perm1111ent Party 011ly. THURSDAY 7 P.M.--Moviea, Hospital. 8 P ,M.--G.I. Dance, Rae Hall, Student. Only. 8 P.M.--Dance, ColoredRecRall 8:30 P.M.--Moviea, Receivinl Squadron. FRIDAY 7 P.M. --Trigsertorm Talent Rvla 8 P.M.--Moviea, Colored Rae Hall. SAWRDAY 7 P.M.--Movie, Hospital. 8: 30 P.M.--Moviea, Receivlnf Squadron. BOXING Tuesday, 8 P.M.-Weekly bouta at Post Gym. BASEBALL Sunday, June 3, Tornadoes va. Marianna AAB, Post Diamond, 2:15. SPECIAL ATTRACTION Thursday, June 1 Ray Kinney and hls band ill be presented at TriggertoJm (6:15P.M.) and at the Post Theater (7:45 P.M. and 9 P.M.).
Page 10 j Movie Fare This Week POST Sun.-Mon., 'GASLIGHT, Charles Boyer, Berflman, ]oaeph Cotton, Tuesday, 'THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS, Roy Ro[Jers. Wed.-Thurs., 'T,YE STORY OF DR. WASSEL,' Gary Coope:-, Laraine Day. Friday, 'mREE MI!N IN WHITE,' Barrymore, Van ]ohnaon. Rl Tl Sun. -Mon 'COYEJa GIRL,' Rita Hay.,orth. Tuesday, 'YOU CAN'T RATION LOVE,' Betty Jane Rhodes. Wedneaday, 'MOON OYER LAS VEGAS, Ann" Gwynne. Thurs.-Fri., 'NONE SHALL ES CAPE,' Maraha Hunt. Saturday, 'CANYON CITY,' Don Red Barry. PAN AHA Sun. Mon., 'WHAT A WOMAN,' Rosalind Russell. Tuesday, 'TALES OF MANHATTAN, CharJea Boyer, Gin[Jer Rollers. Wed.-Thurs., 'IMMORTAL SERG EANT,' Henry Fonda. Fri. -Sat., 'NOR171WEST James Crai[J. BAY Sunday, 'The Heat's On,' Mae IV eat. Mon. Tues., ']UKB GIRL,' Ann Sheridan. Wednesday, SA.HARA, H. BoAar t. Thursday, 'ETERWALLY YOURS,' Fri. Sat. 'SUNDOWN KID,' DOn Red Barry. m \\ I I i l l -----THE TYkOALL TARGET PFC. JOSEPH A. KACERE IS NAMED TOP GUNNER OF CLASS P!c. Joseph A. Kacere or St. Clairsville, Ohio, completed his gunnery training here yesterday and was selected as the ranking gunner or his class, 44-22. The 23-year-old ronner electrician and rarmer scored 128 in his !!nal comprehensive examination, in add! t!on to leading his classmates with exceptionally high averages in other phases or the course. While attending the local high school in St. Clairsville Kacere played several years of varsity rootball. He was rear. ed on a rarm and after graduation he tree-lanced as an electrician. Kacere entered the service 1n September or 1942 at Fort Benjamin Harrison and to ochis basic train ing at the Jacksonville Army Air Base. After completing AM school at Seymour Johnson he was returned to Jacksonville, where he worked on tne !light line. He arrived at TYndall late in March or thls year rrom Chatham Field, Ga. His post war plans include "a lot or tra'vel." He named his camera missions in the air as the moat interesting phase or the gunnery school. Here are his records: Cal. 50 96% Skeet Ranfle 90% Turreta 96% Movin[J Base 66% Si[JhtintJ 96% Tower Ranfle 64% Jeep RanAe PIES, PASTRY ON MENU AS NEW BAKERY OPENS Although pies may have been a rarity on the bill or fare at TYndall's mess halls in the past, there'll be plenty or the thick-crusted delicacies as o r yesterday. Wi tn the opening or the new Post Bakery on Friday, a new deal is on the fire for the !ields sweet-toothed GI' s. Not only can Dies be expected as dessert for one or the three daily meals, but don't be sur Prised ir you begin to rind rich pastries on your tray in the days which !allow. The first product to come !rom the new bake shop was Pineapple pie which was served at the noon meal yesterday, and was followed up with apple pie at mid-day chow today. Tonight's piece de resistance is a little number called orange cake, and the boys at the bakery are counting on lt to please the pal ates or their particular pa trons. Captain Claude c. Langston is the orricer in charge or the shop, with T/Sgt. Dick Runk the NCOIC. S/Sgt. Jesse Treadway is the chier baker am S/Sgts. Harold Patton and Lloyd Mathews are his r!rst bakers. --SALVAGE DEPT. MOVES TO LARGER Q 'JARTERS AS PAPER DRIVE OPENS The Post Salvage Department is now located near Florida Avenue in the area formerly occupied by the Resident Engineers. This change was made necessary by the tremen dous increase or salvageable items generated on the post. The new site will facilitate the handling or much more salvage. The fullest cooperation is expected or every man and woman on this !!eld to salvage every posslble Item or a critical nature, no matter how 1 arge or small. As soon as the new power paper baler is put into opera tion, the Post Salvage O!!icer eXI>ec ts to start a relentless campaign ror the salvage or all waste paper and cardboard. The need ror this extremely critical item has increased in the past rew months to a point where 1 t now rates a higher priority than rubber, steel or aluminum. More and more items are be ing shipped overseas in paper board cartons and, with two million men stationed in Eng land alone, t t is apparent that huge quantities or materiel must be shipped in order to maintain these men. The exact date or the paper salvage drive will be publish ed in the Daily Bulletin.