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Tyndall Air Force Base (Fla.)
n Vol. 3, no. 21 (June 3, 1944).
Tyndall Field, Fla. :
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June 3, 1944
Newspapers -- Florida
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T/F CREWMEN SET NEW FOUR-ENGINE MAINTENANCE RECORD NEW HIGH OF $100,000 SET AS T/F GOAL IN 6TH WAR LOAN DRIVE With the sights set on a new all-time high in war Bond sales, the men and women crr tyndall Field are out to pass the $100,000 mark in sales purchases or bonds for the coming Fifth war Loan Drive which will get under way on June 12. TYNDALL FLYING FORTRESS FLYS 1,009 HOURS AND MINUTES WITHOUT MAJOR OVERHAUL OF ANY OF ITS ENGINES TYPical o!.the manner in which the men or TYndall who Keep 'em Flying go about their work was the new world's record !or 111aintenance or !our engine bombers set here last week. one or their charges, a B-17, chalked up 1,009 hours and 40 minutes in the alr without a ma.Jor overhaul or any or lts !our engines, to crack-the old record or 1,009 hours and 30 minutes. At the con trcls or the rai th-GUNNER OF THE CLASS T.Yndall Field military and M/tlgt. Jerome F. Hough or civilian personnel rang the ful 1 FOrt on her record breakIng mission was Lt. John E. Abel or oceanside, N.Y., pi lo tlng the bomber on a rou tlne training night over the OUl!. cash register for $31 000 in .Ann Arbor, Mich. was chosen as the top gunner or Class 44-sales during the last drive, 23. An AAF veteran or rour but wi tJ.. the united er fort or The new record-was veri ned by A.E. Hautala or the Boeing Aircraft company, and Harold c. Anderson or the Wright A .eronautlcal corporation, representatives or their respective companies here. all departments to contact .years, Hough is a graduate or eve ry possi.ble bond buyer on Chanute's mechanics' school and arrived at tyndall after the rleld, lt is eXDected that being stationed at Bainbridge, the sales wlll be tripled 1n Georgia, ror two years. He the new camDfti"" A MECHANIC BUJSHE5-"Aw, shucks, sir, twas nothing at all," G .,.. 0 !or aerial onnnery The war Bond, Special seris apparently what Crew Chief Clifford E. Allen, ,Jr., said In addltlon to a or vices and Public Relations when h e was congratulated by Colonel John II. Persons, COIIII!and-137 in hls !lnal comprehensive departments have worked closei ng officer of Tyndall Field, for 1\el ping to set a new world's exam, Hough chalked up the folly with tile clvillan war Bond record for maintenance of four engine heavy bombers. Sgt. lowing marks: committee or Panama City, and Allen and his mates kept a Flying Fortress flying for 1,009 CaL so: J'#% Air. /lee. 84" One the day previous to the record event, colonel John w. Persons, post COlUlllander, took the bl g shl!> ,up himself for the 1000th hour, ln tribute to the o!!lcers and enlisted men who were res!> onsl ble !or its : main teilance under the supervision or Lt. Col. Oliver E. Klng, deputy of the over-all plans 'call ror a hours and 110 minutes without a major overhaul of any of its Turrets 90%Mo .. ing Base-65% big klckorr ceremony on four engines to set the new world mark. Sighting lOO% Target 16. 6 June 13th, with everything r--------------------------------------------------------4 !rom a morning parade to an evening soldier show rally scheduled !or the all day ef fort. The GI show will present' tl'IO hours or outs tanding vaudeville acts, plu guest appear ances by !our former maJor league baseball stars !rom Bronson Field in Pensacola, Fla., and a former motion pic ture star now in the Navy. Ted Williams, former Boston Red sox star and ex-American League batting champion, will J'oin TYndall Field entertainers ror the show, along with. Bob KennedY, rormer Chicago White sox third baseman, Nlck Tremark, ex-Brooklyn Dodger center fielder, and Ray StoVl ak, former Philadelphia Phllly out!lelder. Another guest star will be Leif Erickson, former Hollywood leading man, now serving in the u.s. Navy. tothe all-star show will be by war bond pur chases only, with seats selling !or $25 war Bonds and up. The rally wlll be followed by a dally follow-up camDalgn, which will include the opera tion or a Buy Bonds Booth on TYndall Field, where morning to night service will be given all prospective bond buyers. MATINEES TO BE SHOWN AT THEATER NO. DAILY, EXCEPT MONDAY AND THURSDAY T/F RADIO THEATER TYndall's Little Radio SU!>Dly. Th.eater will i>resent the nrst on hand for thls occasion Beginning TUesday, June 6, post theaters are urged to clip 0 r 1 ts weekly programs over were more than one hundred matinees Will be shown at Post and save for future reference: WDLP Friday evening !rom the .skilled mechanics of the fly Theater No. 1 dally, except THEATER NO.I -Matinees, 2 P.M. Post Recreation HalL The ing line, but the men who were Mondays and Thursdays. The dally, except Monday andThurs-all-soldler.varlety show, sweating it out the most Sunday afternoon-show wlll be day. Evenings: 6 P.M. and Roger, Means Okay, wlll go were CWO Garland Sieg, en-presented at 'l'heater No. 1 at 8:15P.M... on the alr at 7 : 3oP.M. gineerlng officer in i:.he maln-2 P.M and at 'ttleater No. 2 at THEATER ll.2Matinee, Sunday An lnvltatlon bas been ert 'enance department, and Sgt. 4:15P.M. The newlY scheduled only, at 15 P.M. Evening tended to military and clvllCll!!ord E. Allen, Jr., and week-day matinees for 'ttleater performances: 6: P.M. and !an personnel to participate Pvt. B.R. oyer, cpew c!'llers or Nci. 1 will begin at 2 P.M.. 9 p. M ln the hal !-hour broadcast. the blg shill making the 1000th Also, e !fee ti ve lmmedla tel y .---------------------------.J----------------------------1 hour te s t. 1 t was announced by the com-' SETS EX A H p L E 1 N When the colonel took over mandlng o!!lcer, tbru LtD the controls, the Fort had Moore, theater o !fleer, that 999 flying hours to her credl t Theater No, 1 will be used by since l -eaving the assembly Permanent party personnel line, wlth .only routine main-that 'l'heater No. i will be used tenance work to helD her. along. by pe.rmanent Darty personnel Tne colonel, -who has more only, and that Theater No. 2 than 5,780 !lying hours to his will. be !or the exclusive use credit, rolled the big metal or students, both gunnery and bird out to the llne, and as including enlisted the !our engines purred away 111$!1, aviation and or-. with a rhythmic roar, the !leers. 'FOrt seemed almost impatient Lt. Moore also announced get Into the alr. 'l'hls was tha. t the ins tapation or new -cld stu!! to the Fort, and and. comfortable seats ln she didn't want any delay. Theater NO. 2 Will be complet-Then She moved forward, and ed wl thln the next few days, With all the grace and power and that the alr-condl tionlng or her !lrst hour ln the skies, system ln that theater wlll she took orr ror her l,OOOth shortly be put lnto operation. hour ln the air, to move one The following ls a !llm ttme hour nearer the world's record table which patrons or the. or 1,009 hours and minutes. r-------------------------'--------------------------, When she returned to the runWHAT'S DOING WEEK SUNDAY 1 P.M. --Bingo at Trigger town MONDAY 8 P.M.OI Denee, e Hell, Students only 8 P.M. Colored Ree Hall 1 P.M.--MovietJ, Hospital 8;30 P.M.-Mo1"iea, Receivlnf P.M.-Movlee, Section Seetlon LONG A FAMILIAR SIGHT on Tyndall Field, A.C. Croley has sold over 150,000 newspapers here since the field was activated aJ1110st three years ago. His equally fllmillar cnant of "Look what they've done, done now!, Is a well herald of his p reaence wl th the I a test news In print. TUESDAY 1 P.M. Entertainment ln Hoe pi tel Jfards 8 P.M.-Danee, USO 8 P.M.--Blngo, Ree Hell 8 P.M.-Mo.,iee, Colored Hall EDNESDAY Rec 12:30 P.JL. -Special Service Non-Co Meetinl, Library 1 P.M. -Jfeekly Variety Show at Receiving Section 8 P.M.-GI Denee, Ree Hall, Pranent partT only THURSDAY 1 P.M.Mo1"iee, Hoepltel Unlike 111any "newsboys," Croley is held in especial by FRIDAY 1 P.M.Trifgertown ReYiefl his T/F clientele, for they know the story behind his dally Talent treks to the field and his !POd humored sales talk to each and 8 P.M. -Mo ... ie.-, Colored Ree Hell SATURDAY every aJsto111er. Al1110st everyone knows also about his two sons, S/Sgt. Randall D. Croley and T/Sgt. John Croley, both of whom are stationed overseas. And by now most of us know that the veteran "circulation manager has bonded his faith in America and set lf1 exaJRple for all fighters on th e howte front by pur7 P M.-Movlee, Hoepital chaslngtwo$1,000 !far Bonds,one for each of his fighting sons. 8 :30 P.IL --Movlu, TrlUuCroley has a third son, lltlo is expected to enter the ser:vlce Town soon. And while It Is unlikely that his youngest will be in the service before the end of the Fifth Narloan Drive Croley has already started to accumulate savings toward purchasing a BOXING TueedaT, 8 P.M.-Jfeekly t Po t Oy., A ree BASEBALL bout bond for Oz. In 'the picture above, M/Sgt. Woody Busby and S/Sgt, Roger Keough listen to Croley's. "spiel" prior to relinquishing a "buffalo head" for the afternoon's Herald end they know that TodT. 3:30 P.M.--Tornadoes 11art of their nickel will iiO toward th&min:hase of that third ,. Marianne Poet Dlond $1,000 war b.ond. way and settled down in her parking !>lace, a hOst or proud mecnanlcs were tllere to pay her nOll age. BUt the proudest man or all was crew Chle! s gt. Allen, wno told his cuddles as he climbed down !rom the shlp, Shucks. men, we're not going after Just ten more hours to set a new record, we're almlng !or another thou s andt And the Fort mus t have aeard hlm, ror the next day she came through wl tb a new world's record, and was on her 'Nay to keep 1 t. iHS WEEK'S SPECIAL EVENTS VondaT-USQ.Cep Sho, Poet 6:30 P.MJ-Tri!l-g eton: 8 P.M. Tlluraday;--T/F Yader y Show, Poet Theater: 6:30P.M .. Frlday-T/F Radio Theater broadeaet. over WDLP from Reo Nell.-1 :30 P.M.
P a e 2 WHEREIN A BEEFER WITH BONE TO PICK, LEARNS ABOUT BONELESS BEEF By Tom Qf Tyndall Some men are born to stew, others achieve a stew, and still others have stew thrust upon them. And that oart about having ste w thrust upon them must have been taken !rom the mes s menus these past three weeks. Well, all stew and no beer G i Joe a dull boy, so in order to re taln the MOS advan tages or our unfortunate G;C.T. we d ecided to furnish the beer. The day was hot and lugging that bee r over to the Post Mess Of fice wasn't easy. But we did it and here's the trimm!ng that it got. Remember carcass beef? Well, that i sn't around much any more. These days the trend is toward boneless beer. sounds innocent, d oe sn t lt? No rat, no suet, jus t beef--boneless beer. But it's the boneless beef that is solely responsible for the many return engagements that stew plays on our menus, and for the dry steaks and roasts. And here's why: QM has a surplus or rrozen bon e less beer which originally wa s intended ror overseas consumpt i o n. These stores must b e e xp ended and every Army camp in t h e country is helping. '!be emphasi s then is on boneless beef a n d t may require several weeks b efore things return to normal. fi'ac tually speaking, .35 p ercent o r bon e l ess beer will pass through a m e a t grinder to emerge as e i ther meat balls, m eat loaf or burg: r s Another 35 percent will g o into the stews that make us so mad and the balance will appear on the menus as steaks and roasts. And since the poundage ror steaks and roasts per meal is higher than that r o r stew and chopped meat item s t h e ratio or stew and burge r s as opposed that or stea ks and burgers will be about 3 to 1. That's the way we get our s tew The !1rs t process in freezing meat s to remov e all bones and fat to assure that the meat will n o t s p oll whs n properly refrig erated. One result of this is detenderlze d beer. Others w e shall presen tly see. No bones means no stocks r o r s o up s an d gravies wi t h which to n avo r ve getables. NO rat automa t ically guarantee s that the meat will b e dry an d chok ey, and on thi s post alo ne o n e item repres e nts an a ve rage m o n thly loss in rendered rat or approxim ately r!ve ton s which n orma lly w o u l d be u se d to m a k e ro o d s mor e palatable. Make n o b o nes a bout i t m e n, b o n eless b ee r i sn't half the carcass it used t o be. But then, as S h a kesp eare a l Hays said, yo u re not going to put ou t a C adill a c rro m parts or a Ford SON OF TYNDALL OFFICER KILLED IN ACTION C a pt. Henry w. H o lm an, Motor Pool Officer, recently recei v ed w o r d that his s on, Lt. R o b e r t H o lm an, a nav igator-bom b a r d ier, has been kille d !n actio n !n t h e European The a ter o r OPtrat! o n s Capt. H olman's h o m e i s !n Hack t n s a ck, N.J. He arrived a t TYndall several man ths a g o r rom Nas h v 111 e T enn. OUR CHOICE FOR THE WEEK: Dis-cussing the girl shortage around Army camps a local GI offered this gem or an observation with apologies to Winston Churchill: Never have so many pursued so few, w1 th so much, and obtained so little." * our beloved Bums, the Tyndall Tornadoes, chose last weekend, b _erore .a record home crowd, to give one or their Dodger-like per formances in the field. Perhaps it was the caliber or opposition they raced-what w 1 th Bronson. s major leaguers and Eglin's no less impressive squad--but we earnestly beg one and all not .to 1 ose ra1 th, far the boys are every bit as good as weve touted them to be and we'll bet the last typewriter in the QM warehouse that they vindicate themselves in to 20 games that lie ahead. so rar theyve won six out or eleven and they'll have a -chance to square things this afternoon when they meet Marianna, the South Georgia Border League 1 eaders, on the past diamond. Tomorrow the Tyndall nine will be out to avenge last Saturday's defeat when they tackle Bronson Field at Pensacola. Incidentally Tyndall will meet Bronson four more times before the season's over and if we can keep. our in field conferences, while a pop fly is dropping to the ground, to Minimum; the Tornado e s have a fair chance to gain the edge tn the series. * Last week was the week PX sales-girls will remember as the week in which silver bars were sold out for the> first time in more than a year. At least 57 (we Baker's r e c ent shines. 'Iberefore didn't count 'em) officers it seems as though our best bet vanced from second to first i s to walt until t h e case" lieutenant and from first to cap-breaks from w1 thin. Meanwhile tain. One T/F officer, Capt. were assigning T/Sgt. Jam e s Herman Gundlach, made the jump to Mangum a s our specia l r e porter major, and once more aroused on the sce ne to advis e u s o n l aC hopes in the double silver wear-e s t developments Al so, while ers who had all but forgotten at P ersonnel, we learne d thaCJ that such a thing was possible. Pfc. Adamo, f o r m e r runne r ror In view of the 'assembly line'. /that building an d now a t an o verproportions of the promotions, seas training station, wrote a we'll have to forego the usual l ette r to Jo Ellen Vi c kers in policy of naming names and extend which he devoted most of the Seneral congratulations. To space to praising the D epartment those who were not among the 57, of Training's Fay and without any hints to the (Either he's kidding or he should 'Heinz' men we pass along the know better.) item from the War Dept; that 'Members of the armed forces at home and abroad are going to re ceive 750,000,000 cjgars durin& the remainder of the year.' (A possible explanation of the in tensive gas mask drill. we undergo these Wednesday A.M.'s.) * curly, former barber at the main shop, has been "shanghaied" to Trlggertown and v1a carrier pigeon we .Dass on Curly's invitation to old friends to journey by the jitney to Trlg gertown for one or his famed cropplngs we spent quite a bit of time over at Personnel trying to break the mystery of the shined shoes which we 1 temed 1r, this column last week. BOth Sgt. Baker and S/Sgt. Bottini refused to w!l t under our third degrecing and 1 t looks like the F. B. I. may be called ln. From what we can gather, the shoes are now arriving in a box, and Bottini let drop a remark which leads us to believe that she is not quite sa tis flea w1 th the brilliance or * Believe it or not, there are .some developmen.ts on the Non-C0m Club Building front. The 'ducks' which made their appearance here last week were used to transport sections -<:>f an abandoned CCC camp on one of the neighboring islands to our beach front where, according to Captain Brunner, they wi 11 be reassembled and form a 40 by 100-foot extension to the ole I .nstructors' Clubhouse. Also or; the docket is a trip to Marianna by MjSgt. Suder and members of the Non-Com board of dir.ectors to study the building and administration problems of the Non-Com Club at that field. As soon as the board returns from their visit it seems that a general meeting of all non-commissioned officers would definitely be in order to receive the board's find-ings and discuss immediate plans . * AND FOR OUR FINAL F'LIN G-Sold i er: "J didn't catc h t h e name wac: "I dldn 1 t t h row 1 tL n Among The T F Variety Show Headliners Cheesecake and Ham... Magic on skates STUDDED WITH 'IU'-NOTGI ENTERTAINERS, Tyndall's Variety Show will make its initial appearance at the Post 'Iheater 'Thursday, June 8. 'Ihe S pecial Service sponsored show will be presented at the theater in place of the first showing of the regular film, at 6:3) P.M. with adssio n free to military personnel and their wives. Above are pictured several of the leading performers. 'lb the left is M. C. Al Nelson flanked by dancers Becky Enanuel on his right and Claire Schlus on his left. Iii. the center are the famed Axes, Pfc. and Mrs. 1 'ldl.ile to the right, above, is Joyce Horner, vocalist and wife o f air-to-air instructor Pfc. Horner. In the lower right is T/F's favorite blues' singer, Frankie Perry, wife of Cpl. Australia Perry. Charming Chanteuse The inimitable Frankie
"GIVEN $100 AT END OF THE DURATION PLUS SIX,' WHAT WOULD YOU BUY IN THE WAY 0 F CLOTHES?" By Delbyck and Harris CPL. BUtLER, Houston, !texas: "I'd spend most or the money ror sport and polo shirts, just 1 eaving enough to get me a pair of fine riding boots. I know where I can get a horse." PIC. LOKKIE 'fHONPSOK, Oakland, a ali f.: "A good tan suit, no, cross out the tan and make it blue, in a semi drape style, 1-s the r irs t thins I'd invest 1n. What money I'd have -lert would go ror some good white shirts and lively silk ties. 1 SGf. NURPHJ, Moultrie, Ga.: 1 Brother, that $ 10 0 waul d go right into baby clothes ror a little boy (I hope) that my w tre and I are expecting to arrive this septem ber. or course, 1 t could be a girl, and i! it is, we'll spend the money just as qu1ckly.n PY'f. ELLSYOR!H BARR, San fran cisco, Calif.: "I'd rush right out and buy a dark brown bus1. ness suit similar to the one I laid 'l.Slde when I was invited to join this GI party. The balance would go for a couple or pair or low quarter shoes black and a rew shirts and ties." PY!!. fiLL 1RUCHKJ, Nassilon., Ohio: "I'd get $100 worth or real ci vilian clothes. Incluaed would be a sport suit, ties--lots or 'em --new shoes and underwear that dldn' t look as though it were reclaimed rrom salvage, in ract, anything that didn't resemble GI styles." PY!. SIDNEY BARRON, Boston, Mass: "Private Citizen Barron would head for a nice dress 'suit and also probably purchase a sleek tuxedo ror the big day. Almost can't walt to get into a casual suit w1 th J?e gged trousers and complementing jacket, and please dont forget the noisy socks that should accompany an outfit or this kind." New' Hats for AAF London (CNS)New steellined flak helmets, a more comfortable headgear than the old. tin hats, have been issued to all AAF combat crews operating out of England. THE TYNDALL TARGET ''Hello!'' Having been quite despondent or late, Herr Hitler apparently decided be needed a change or some sort and lnvited the resident Japanese diplomat, Lt. Gen. Hiroshi Oshima, over ror a bottle or lager. Perhaps he wanted to reassure himself that Japan was still 1n the war !or 1! there i s on e thing Adolf does religiously, it i s to read the newspapers. It may also be that Adol f has his mind set on ach, such a little is1and retreat in the South Pa cific since no one comes to Berchtesgaden anymore. No't even when summoned as in the case or the Regency council or Bulgaria, who Just the other day declined an invitation on the pretext or having made a previous app0 intment. Had Oshima e lected to stay at home Hitle r would have been better orr since a discussion or the weather in these t imes must inevitably end with its observers talking about the invasion. And that, Hitler will have to weather soon enough. * These days there is a lot of shootin' SoinS on in the Schouten Is lands and the Yanks are doi n S most o I it. Prior to the shoo tin' there was a lot of bombin' and Saying "Hello" to "all the guys and girls at Tyndall Fieldft here aSain, the Yanks did all of this week is RKO cinema star Anne Shirley. The lovely young H. Larsest of the Schoutens is screen actress wil 1 be seen at the Post Th_eater next Friday Biak, rouShly 880 miles Ero'a. the In Republ i c1 s "Man from 1 Frl sco," wl th Ml chael 01 Shea. Philippines. and on it is the airstrip which General --Muscles on the Mend-MacArthur wants. The Japs on PAUL BROWN AND LES TARR ROOT FOR TORNADOES Biak are Eishuns desperately to retain their hold on Mokmer and FROM HOSPITAL COTS, JACKREL DEDICATES it would be'the neatest trick of the week if they could. TouSh AR I C K troops of the U.S. Sixth Army who C. T P. POEM TO RE have been storminS the field from While the Tyndall Tornadoes the niShts--only Heaven could the coastal side are now less were playing to a capac! ty house know. than two mi 1 es from it. They on their home diamond, one or the But lately things have happened will be rememberinS, you can bet, key players or the Tornado team that have really changed the their General has a date in the was confined to an isolated room complexion. Philippineson some not too dis-in ward 9 with a case or the The days andniShts llOTmal n tant day, and that there will be mumps. T/Sgt. Paul Brown is a with 11 schedule well niSh peran e:.:tra for anyone who cares to fection, very unhappy man today. But we come alons. hope that before long "Brownie There's instruction designed to * 111 b b k i th li save a life and entertainment w e ac n e neup scoop"From walls and battlements, 1 th t gh d ddl and hobbies galore. ng up e ou ones an a ng There's music to fill those IonSyea, from towers and chimney his batting prowess where needed. inS ears with many more lea-tops," the ancient citizens or Hurry up and get well, Brownie-tures in store. Rome paid special homage to the there's toug11 compet1 tion ahead. Caesar M1o came "in triumph over b There s PT for the convalescent The Tornadoes seem to e sup-p0mneys blood. These wer e the and readinS for the scholar. ""' plying their share of patients to There's psintinS for the talwords given to a citizen or Rome the hos'p1tal census. Last week.-entad that may later earn his to speak by Shakespeare in his end no less a personage than Les-dollar. tragic play, "Julius Caesar. ter Tarr, our own Convalescent 1 Presently, the good ci t1zens or The patient is not the orSotten Training PT instructor, was nursman as he was in days of yore the city on the Tiber will be 1ng a bad leg in Ward 2. The leg He"s Sot an Important job to do witnessing a similar spectacle. "came around with the expert asand it will not be a bore. only this time it will be the sistance rendered by Lt. Holmes. Allied generals, Clark and Alex-"Red" hes1 tated to leave there----SGT. A. s. JACKREL ander, who will be c oming in tri-but could not see himself as a umph over the tyrant's blood. Nor "classification" in his own back-200 Each Day Seek is it too muc h to expect or the yard. (You just can't keep a shades of the ancient Caesars good man down.) Transfer to Infantry that they will b e on hand to Tarr' s sojourn in ward 2 was Washington (CNS)-More than greet the conquerors. The1r con-immediately taken up by another 200 enlisted men a day are ap-tempt for the barbarous Huns, blueblood" or Section E. I re-plying for transfer to the Infantry any schoolboy knows. fer to Sgt. Harold Rearick. Ole as a result of a recent War De-Hub must have had a marvelous partment announcement that en-time the night before, judging listed men under 32 may request from the manner in which he avoids such transfers. di scuss1ng it. Your stay here, Under this procedure, qualified men from all other arms may Hub, will be a pleasant one. We make written requests through or the convalescent Training military channels to the Adjutant start have dedicated our jobs to General, giving name, grade, age, that end. For old times' sake, serial number, organization, mili-1 e t me dedlca te the following to tary occupational specialist and you: specification serial numbers. A patient's1 i fe was just a bore The transfers are made in grade not many months aso. with no loss of pay or reduction The day seemed 50 hours lonS and in rating. TAKE YOUR PICK 'A majority can never replace a man. A majority always represents both stupidity and coward ice. There is no principle so wrons as the parli5Wentary prin ciple. --ADOLF HI7I.ER in Me in K-pf 'No man is Sood enouSh to sovern another without the other' consent.' -A.BIWlA.M LINWLN
Page PUBLISHED ON SATURDAYS BY THE SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICE FOR PERSONNEL OF THE ARMY AIR FORCES FLEXIBLE GUNNERY SCHOOL, TYNDALL FIELD, PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA. Copy Prepared under Supervision of publ iG: Relations Officer. printing and Photography by Base Photographic & Reproduction sect ion. Art work by Department of Training ora fti ng Department. The T7ndall T&r&et rece1Yes aater1al supplied b7 C&ap Wewsp&per SerYice, War Dept., 11011 E. 42nd St., Wew York Cit7. )faterial credited to CWS aa7 WOT be republished with out . prior peraission troa C!IS. BEHOLD OUR GUNNERS Behold our the sweet, strong youth of America, as plucked from the enterprise of job and home they c cme forward. There is song on their lips and in their hearts is love of America. Listen to them any morning as they go by on their way to classrooms, proud, confident, eager for the day ahE!ad, sinlr to the sun and the open sky the songs of America. They have taken their dreams with, THE llr. Anthony Ny trouble ia thia. 1 BOOBY TRAPS Booby traps are the name signifies: devices designed to capture or kill the simple-minded or thoughtless indi v:i dual. Some animals .are easily trapped, but if you have ever tried to ,trap a crafty fox, you know it is a continual battle of wits you and that animal. in which he will more often win. Booby traps employed in this war constitute a battle of wits between us and our enemies' but we to o can win if we are continually on the alert every possibility of danger. There is another kind of pooby trap of which I want to tell you and against which I desire to warn you. You may safely pass by all the booby traps be.tween you and Berlin or Tokio and yet become en tangled in.the most horrible and deadly booby trap ever devised. The writer the P reverbs t"ells about it in the 12ih verse of his 14th chapter: "There is a them--these young gunners--the warm and ------------------------------------------way which seemeth unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death." rou say, "I have sufficient judgment and ability to plot my own course in life and to determine the way shall take. I know how to playsafe, I alone should be judge of what is and what is wrong for me." The sacred writer tells us that the way into this destructive booby trap seems right man. wonderful dreams ofyouth; they. know completely the measure of what there is for them to do. That some tomorrow will find them o ircling in a little patch of sky, scanning the near and distant heavens for the enemy. In the Army's technical schools have been trained to know their weapons, to take them apart and to put them together again. Now it becomes necessary to be adept in their use. But fir.ing is mbre than the mere pressure of a thumb on a centered trigger. It is the long hours spent in classrooms over the flight and trajectory of bullets, over the allowances for windage and the estimated speed of an enemy ship. It is the hard work on the ranges, of working ma chine guns in the great heat of the day, keeping the target always within the planned sight of the gunner and knowing the quick lift that follows a round of g cod shooting. This is no sinecure, this flexible gunnery course that trains our gunners. The gunner's day starts at sun-up and ends only after night has fallen. Be e ause of the intensive nature of the course, every phase of instruction has its own time allocation. Nothing is left undone in the matter ofkeeping the student gunner in close alignment with his assignments. The objectives never change: to impart to the students all that has been gleaned from the plethora of combat experience and to turn them out qualified gunners for their own pro tection and the greater glory of their country. HotB 1 service at a flexible gunnery school consists largely of having to do things for yourself. Your student gun ner cannot summon a "j eeves" to do his bidding. The business of pushing him self through another day rests solely with him. Too often the barracks overcrowded and the distance that separates two beds would undoubtedly impede the measured stride of a Singer midget. But these are regular fellows, to whom close quarters, sweating out chow lines, long hours of instruction and curtailment of past privileges are the accepted factors inherent in the course. They know the results that obtain from instruction intelligently projected and absorbed, for along with their eyes and they bring to the classroom their very lives, to keep or lose orr some fu-\ KNow YouR PLANE DAUNTLESS DESCRIPTION: Single-engine light bomber constructed as an all-metal l Wing and monoplane with single tail and dive brakes. The crew consists of two--pilot and gunner. Manufactured by Douglas. Designed for dive bombing or scouting operations from either shore stations or aircraft carriers. Will take off on ground or carrier dec'k with or without the aid of catapault, and will land on an ordinary kanding field with or without landing flaps or on a carrier deck with arresting gear. DIMENSIONS: Span: 41 feet 6 inches. Length 33 Height: 10 feet. Tread w idth: lD feet. Wing area: 325 square feet. Approximate maximum weight: 9 ,000 pounds. POWER PLANT: One Wright R-18::D, 1,2JO hp engine. Hamil ton 3-bladed constantspeed propeller, 2-speed ,supercharger. PERFORMANCE: Rated at a speed of over 230 miles an hour. Service ceiling over 20,000 feet. The tactical radius of action is more than 200 miles. ARMAMENT: Two' 30 caliber guns in rear cockpit. Two 50 caliber guns in nose. PROTECTION: Armor protection for pilot and gunner. Leak-proof tanks and bullet-proof glass. ture mission. The weeks of instruction will pass slowly for them who are so eager to. assist the fight. The "over and over again" routine of the course may gripe their gunners' souls, but to a man they will stay with it to the end. For these are the valiants who hold nothing to be higher than the simple pledge a soldier makes to his country ... "I pledge alleg iance to the flag of the States of America, and to the for which i. t stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. In .the field of combat th. e preservation of your life will .depend. upon your to heed the instructions of your leaders regarding specific. or possible dangers. Likewise your safety temporally and eternally depends upon your willingness to heed God's instruction. He says, "This is the way, walk ye in it." He alone can lead you by the dangers if you follow him in the safe paths of righteousness. Again he says, "I am the way the truth and.the life." Let him be your leader these days of confusion and darkness for he not only knows the way, He IS the the wb.y. If you know and observe the truth, "the truth will make you free." -' Let him teach you the truth about life for He IS the truth. You love life, above all else you desire life. Come what may, life will be yours for the for theseeking, for the trust ing. HE IS THE LIFE. --Chaplain Franklin. PROTESTANT Sunday sunday School, Post Chapel 9 A.M. Worsnip, 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 scitmce service s P.M. Wednesday Choir Rehearsal 7:30 P.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.; ............... 6:30P.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.) / JEWISH Friday worship service ................. : 7:30 P.M.
June 3, 19llll THE WAR IN ITALY * Trains Were Late Elderly maiden ladies who used.to visit sunny Italy for a season of swoon ing over such works of art as Michel angelo's "Adam" were heard frequently before the war began to excuse :Il Duce's system of government by saying that at least "he made the trains run on t.ime," which was a decided innovation for that country. The green-clad German itourists" who have been occupying the Liri Valley in recent montb s thi-nk differently. A good many of those Nazis stood around Italian r .ailroad stations this week waiting on first one foot and then another for the train to come in. And tl;te -train. didn 1 t up. ) The main reason was that the great Appian Way over which the Naples-Rome Express used to run had been put out of commission, as far as the Germans pocketed in the Liri Valley were concerned, when the men of the late Anzio beachhead burst out and cut across the railroad. Secondly, the Nazis' alternative rail route for getting back the Fatherland--the Via come within shoqting distance of Allied artillery in the neighborhood of Valmontone, a rail-highway junction some 20 miles to the southeast of Rome. There still are numerous highways over which a portion of the defending German troops can escape, but a good many of them are going to be looking out from Allied prisoner of war camps before rery lonj;f. * A Noose Is Formed As the week ended, American infantrymen from their bitterly-won positions in the lofty Alban hills.could see the skyline of Rome 15 miles away. On the Yanks' left, British troops were pressing forward across the coastal plain that lies directly south of the Eternal City, and to the mountainous -last the New Zealanders, the Poles, the French and other United Nations troops were pushing forward to close the door on the Liri Valley trap. The Germans there find themselves in 5. what threatens to develop into a noose very similar to those which the Russians so effectively in roping off whole German Armies in the Ukraine. North of the pocket, a defense line which other German troops had set up running approximately from southwest to northeast, from the Tyrrhenian Sea through Valmontone to Avezzano, was crumbling in many spots. * Fascism's Fir-st Capital From the reports of the situation which have been made public, there seems to be quite a bit of question as to whether the Germans will .attempt to hold Rome. or will withdraw before any par ticularly violent fighting breaks out WEEK EHDIHG JUNE 2 there. General Mark Clark says we will have Rome very shortly. If this prediction comes true, the psychological effect upon our enemies be great, because it will mean that Fascism's first capital city will have fallen into the gentler hands of Democracy. The big-chinned, paranoiac Mussolini, who set out to revive the grandeur that was Rome and ended his career as a dazed stooge making ineffective radio speeches for Adolf HitLer, must be having strange thoughts these days. American and British and French flags will fly from the balcony where once he saluted mobs of Italians who shouted "Duce ... Duce ... Duce ... again and again in trained monotony. And some GI Joe from Kansas or Texas or Brooklyn is going to tramp through stately rooms where Benito once made the decisions which his political foes to die from overdoses of castor oil. * THE GROUND WAR AGAINST JAPAN * A New Menace Develops A new menace has arisen in the war against Japan. The J aps apparently are launching a great new drive aimed at wiping out the new Allied air bases which now vir tually dominate enemy shipping along the Chinese coast. There were reports that the Japanese were massing troops in Indo--:-_ Ci.iina for a possible drive 0n Kunming, U.S. air base on the Burma road. North of Changsha in Honan Province the Americans have fighter and planes which a war correspondent reports have gained complete air superiority between the Yellow and the Yangtze Rivers. From these eastern China bases, U.S. planes have been effectively stif ling much of the enemy's coastwise ship ping. The Nips in Honan Province were reported getting set for an offensive against Chungking, China's capital. Jap invaders pushed fqrward in an attempt to capture the entire CantonHankow,railway, which if successful would be good insurance against the results of possible American landings along the China coast. In that campaign, the Japs are only 35 miles away from Changsha, important railway city and the main objective. * First Tank Battle For the first time, American and Japanese armored units have clashed in the Southwest Pacific. :::t happened Monday, on the island of Biak in the Schoutens along the northern coast of New Guinea. The American Army spokesman claimed a victory, declaring eight of the Jap tanks had been defeatedby American tanks, but the Yanks were still unable to 1each their prime objective on the island, the Mokmer airfield. The Biak Island campaign h as brought forth the toughest opposition the Ameri cans have encountered in t h e c urrent fighting in the area. In three days, the kmericans gained only half a mile. By Thursday, the Biak fighting had become quiet, apparently while the U.S. forces gi'rded themselves for a new effort to capture the vi tal airfield, which is only 880 miles from the Philippines. Biak is a small island, but observers believe that what the Japs du there will be highly indicative of the trend the war in the Southwest Pacific will take. If the Japs send in reinforcements, it will mean, so it is believed, that they have. begun their fight for the Philip p _ines there. * THE AIR WAR * The Weather Was Good "Perfect invasion weather" was what they called it several days in the past week. And perfect invasion weather means perfect flying weather. The air war against Germany went forward re-1 entlessly. The invasion coast, transportation centers, railroads, channel defense distribution points, all were raided d uring the week by great fleets of heavy a n d medium bombers. The Ploesti oil fields were hit again and one big refinery went up in smoke. In Germany, in Yugoslavia, in Austria, France, Romania and the Low Countries, the voice of the bomber was heard in the land. * Target: Kuri les The Kuriles extending north from Japan felt the blows, too. Four of the Kurile were bombed Monday. The raids ranged from Shimushiri, 1,000 miles fro m Tokyo, to Shumushu, northernmost of the island chain. The naval base at mushiro and the island of Matsuwa also were hit. Again close to Japan, the Nipponese reported two American fighter planes--P-51s--had attacked Japanese installations northwest of Peiping. This if true would be the longest fighter stab on the continent toward Tokyo. There was a triple blow at the Care lines. Truk, Waleai and Satawan Islands on the road to the Philippines were raided. ------------------------UNLESS you like unexpected \'isitor s or undesired attention fr o m the e nemy neYer ha\'e or a path stop :.It y our place of concealment. Continue them past your spot to another locati o n or until they join other trucks
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June 3, 19qq AAF NEEDS CLERKS IN WASHINGTON Four hundred civilian clerks, and stenographers are needed immediately !or work at Headquarters, Army Air Forces, in Washington, D.C., it was announced this week at AAF Training Command Headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. All civilian employees or the Trainlng Command who meet the job reauirements and who possess iv11 seryice ratings up to and ncluding CAF-3 are eligible !or the positions in washington and should apply immediately !or details !rom Station Civilian per-sonnel Officers. Persons qualitying !or work 1n the capital will be transterre<;l there at government expense, ; an
Page 8 TARGET TORNADOES DROP TWO OVER WEEKEND TED WILLIAMS LEADS BRONSON TO 8-6 WIN OVER TYNDALL; TORNADO RALLIES FALL SHORT AS 3, 000 FANS WITNESS EXCITING CONTEST W1 th Second Baseman Phillips Last saturday-might well have though Tyndall would g e t back in continuing his sensational hit-been called Ted Williams Day, the ball game. But Orange was t1ng by collecting a triple .and !or it 1s doubt!ul 1! the youth-walked, forcing in the !lrst T/ F two singles in !our trips to the !ul slugging star or the Boston score, and Becker grounded out to Plate, the Post colored baseball Red sox ever captured the favor end the inning. team chalked up an impressive 10.., or the fans at Boston's Fenway Tyndall Tiea Score 0 win over a Park to the extent with which he For the next three frames, camp GOrdon Johnson nine last won over the record crowd or southard limited the Navy men to sunday afternoon on the local! 3,000 which Jammed the post diatwo hits and kept the plate diamond. mond for the Bronson-Field-Tornado clear. Meanwhile, in the fifth, To say that Phillips' hitting ge.me that afternoon. TYndall tied the score with a has been remarkable is 17Utting it Bronson won the game, a-e, but lone tally when Bailey walked and mildly. In his last 25 appearnot before the Tyndall team twice advanced to thl rd on Freeman's ances at the plate, the brilliant put in potent bids !or the vic-second straight single. Hines, second baseman has blasted oppos-tory. 'nle rormer American Le. ague the third batter, then 11!ted a ing pitchers !or 18 base knocks, home run king spearheaded the high ny to center !leld, enabling including several or the extraNavy attack with a triple and two Bailey to score. sack variety. He has been hit-slngles in rtve trips to the Bronson pulled ahead in the S/Sgt. Johnny Becker,. Tornado t1ng behind the runners in pracplate. The three ... bagger came in sixth on a hit, an error and a third baseman from Milwaukee, t1cally every game, andhas driven the secona inning with none on, !ly ball. TYndall evened matters whose triple in the ninth in Sunmany important runs across the and was a tremendous smash into in their haH or the sixth when day's game against Eglin scored plate. He sports a -840 batting center !leld which sent deepBecker opened with a screaming average as or today. Orange and averted a shutout as playing Eddie Matonak, Tornado double past Third Sacker Ken-The Camp Gordon JOhnson team !!elder, scurrying back almost nedy. Becker advanced to third the Fort Walton nine dolllled Tynmade a favorable impression on to the turret sheds before on Matonaks grounder to second Field fans. composed or caught up with the ball. and scored on Patterson's slow LAZEWICK HURLS 6-H IT big, huskY athletes, the visitors Le !ty Norman Sou .thard was on roller to Kennedy. made a game but vain errort to the mound !or Tyndall, while B&X-Grab1;21ng a lead which they BALL AS EGLIN DOWNS halt the slugging Bombers. AJ; ter did the hurling !or Bronson. never rel1nqu1shed, 1n the sevTYNDALL, 3 1 that, they held the locals to the southard Pitched good ball !or enth Bronson scored three runs on lowest score or the current cam-seven innings-until relieved by three hits. Hutchinson, the Fresh !rom victories over the palgn. Three runs in the !lrst Glasser, but was the victim or !lrst batter, was sa!e on an strong BronsonandMarlanna nines, rrame, and rour more in the !lrth poor support by his mates in the error, and reached third on Nick the Eglin Field Flyers came to s e w e d up the decision !or 'l:Yndall. !leld. The le!thander gave up Tremarks single. With a man on TYndall last Sunday and added Jimmy Jenkins hurled the entire six runs on nine hits, struck 01.:t !1rst and third, Southard threw number 7 to their list or wins game ror the Bombers and again three. batters rutd walked none. to first in time to catch the !or the season, defeating the turned in a creditable per!orOne or his strikeouts was reg-runner orr base, but during the Tornadoes, 3-1. mance. The little righthander, lstered against the willowy Wll-run-down Hutchinson drew a throw No big league names dotted the who possesses amazing speed !or lie.ms, which earned southard an as he. crossed the plate safely, Eglin roster, but with Right-his slight build, allowed seven, accolade !rom the stands. with the runner from !lrst going bander Lazew1ck hurling 8-hl t hits, and sent seven batters back Baxter, on the other hand, was to second. Schroeppel, the ball, the visitors !rom Fort Wal-to the bench via the str1kemrt backed up strongly by his inshortstop and former teammate or ton looked good enough to beat route. In add! tlon, he contr1b !1eld, which included former Chi southard's w1ththeMayf1eld, Ky., the best. until the ninth inning uted to his teams batting attack cago White sox third baseman Bob Browns in pre-war days, tripled it appeared as thougn the TOrnaby collecting two sa!e blows. Kennedy, who made a brilliant to send Tremark home and s chroep-does were headed !or their first Righthander Blair pitched the play on Patterson s slow roller pel himself crossed the plate on whl tewashlng in two years, but entire game !or the visitors, and toward third in the sixth. Ken-Kennedy's' single. southard re-Johnny Becker's triple tnto deep was ro.und ror 17 solid base nedy came in !ast and scooped tired the next two batters on c enter 1n that inning scored Nick knocks. He relied mainly on a the ball with h!s bare hand, and ground balls, but t:lle. damag e was Orange !rom !lrst to score the rast ball, and the Tyndall bats-still orr balance, winged the done. only TYndall. run. men ate it up. His teammates ball to the third baseman. With Tyndall Rslly Falla Short Eglin scored their three runs gave him good support, but the the Pitcher in direct llne or his Tyndall scored again in the in the !lrst orr Dale Livingston Bombers again had their batting throw, Kennedy was !arced to seventh to bring the count to on !lve hits. Car1gl1a opened togs :m and that's nu! sed. n curve the ball, but the peg w-as 8-4. Livingston, pinch-hitting the game with a triple to le!t Blair started off 1n !lne !ash-perfect, with Patterson barely !or southard, but was out field and crossed the plate on ton, striking out Brown, !lrst( beating the throw on the fielding at second when Bailey, the next Justman's single. Justman took Tyndall batter, and tossing out' gem or the day. The Bronson batter, hit a ground ball t o the third on Cearlys double and Irons on a tlrag bunt. 'Illen the hurler, who pitched tor Duke unishort.stop tihlchwas converted into scored on Kre ss fly to center, !!reworks started. Phillips, versity several years ago, hat! a double play. Freeman then while Cearly came home on Early's Dawkins, McClellan and Harrison Just recovered rrom an appendecdoubled into le!t center field single. In the s e cond am third all hit safely, and three big tOJIY and the win was his rtrst or and scored on Hines single. innings, Livingston gave up one runs crossed the plate. ryndall the year. He was nicked ror TYndall made 1 t 8-5 in their hit in each and weakened in the scored again in the second when 11 h 1 ts but bore down in the hal! or the eighth after Glasser fourth to perm! t two singles, but cooper s double was rollowed by pinches. set down Bronson with one hit. after that the only Eglin runner singles orr the bats or Irons and Bronson Scores in 2nd Becker walked to start the to reach first was Kress, who was Phillips. McCllean, Harrison and R etired 1n order in thEl nrst, eighth and advanced to second on walked and stole second in the Jenkins hit safely to score two Bronson broke into the s coring Matonaks single. Patterson laid eighth. more runs in the third inning, c O llllllil in the s econd inning. With downasacr1f1ce bunt which scored Meanwhile, Lazewlck was also and tn the big !l!th frame when Williams on third as a result or Becker when the Bronson !1rst exercising sute rb control. He four runs were chalked up, Harr1-h1s booming three-bagger, T schusacker committed the !1rst error dldn' t give up a single walk, and son doubled, Jenkins. singled, den, the Navy backstop, sent up a or the game rorthe v1s1 tors. struck out 10 batters. The !lrst Brown doubled and Phillips tr1pl h1gh pop-!ly beh1nd the pitchers With none out and two men on base Tyndall hits came in the third e d. mound and while second Bas eman 1 t looked a s though the Tornado when Livingston doubled after two The box score: Freeman and Third Sacker Becker rally was on. But Busby grounded were out and patterson singled engage d in a bit or mind-reading out, pitcher to first, ror the him to third. as to who was going to catch the !1rst out and after Glas s e r Again in the sixth, the Tornaball, the horseh1d e dropped to reached !irs t on an error by Ken-does put together two h1 ts but the ground and Tschuden was sa!e nedy, Bailey again hit into a were unable to send a runner on !lrst. southard then struck double play to end the inning. across the plate. out Lowman ror the inning s Three singles and a fly ball In IJl.e ninth, Orange, the !lrst second out, butsuccesslve single s to center !1eld scored two Bron-batte-r, reached first when by Hutchinson and Baxte r d rove son runs in their hal! or the Shorts t o p K endricks .missed his across the pair or ninth to give them an 8-5 edge. ground ball. B ecke r the n scored Bronson was blanked in the Freeman opened the T ornado ninth the Tornado lertrtelder with his third and in their hal! t h e T orwith his fourth straight hit, a solid smash into center !leld nadoe s chalked up a 1 in t h e run sing l e and s cored on Nick or-which was good for thre e bases. column. Bus by singled to start anges d ouble afte r Hines had With none out, hop e a r o s e in the the inning, but the nex t t w o ba t -flied out to center. B ecker stalwart heart s or Tyndall rans, ters southard and Baile y, were fanned ror the second ou t but but t o Lazewicks c r edit it mus t retir ed b y a strikeo u t an
June 3, Record Crowd Sees BOB KENNEDY, former third baseman for the Chicago White Sox, was one of the four major leaguers in the Bronson I ine-up, which included Ted Williams, Nick Tre mark, ex.Dodger, and Ray Stovi ak, former Philly outfielder. THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 9 Major Leaguers In Uniform Lead Bronson To 8-6 Win TED WILLIAMS stole the spotlight last Saturday with his good-natured attitud. e toward the hundreds of Gl's who shoved baseballs, notebooks and newspapers in front of the Boston Red Sox slugging star for his autograph all afternoon long, even following him into the dressing room where he continued to autograph while changing attire. His starry-eyed followers hindered his dressing to the extent that when he finally emerged from the shower room, his mates had devoured all the sandwiches which the Special Service Office had procured for the visiting baseballers. A FAMILIAR SIGHT to baseball fans is this profile of the great Amerl can League home run hitter. Cpl. Bill James of the T/F photo section got this shot as. Ted connected for his booming triple In the third inning, TYNDALL BOXERS DOWN NAVY, AS GRAZIANO SLUGS OUT TKO OVER ALVARO; TORNADO RING MEN TO FIGHT AT NAVAL BASE ON FRIDAY QH BOWLING CHAHPS RECEIVE TROPHY By Cpl. J.J. Doonis Unleashing a two-fisted attack 1n Fhe third round of the even ing s featured bout, Mickey Graz 1ario, 171, of Tyndall Field, was awarded a TKO victory over the Navy s Dominick Alvaro, of West /V1rg1n1a, as the Tyndall boxers took the measure of the local Navy team, 5 0 Graziano, who halls from Mineola, Long Island, drew cheers from the record crowd at the weekly Tuesday night bouts when he carried the .fight to his opponent 1n that third round and forced the referee to halt the fight. after one minute and 10 seconds had elapsed D ick McDonough 135, TYndall, from Cleveland, Qh1o, won a technical knockout over Warren Dan1-son, 132, Navy from Glenford, Ohio. The rugg ed McDonough packed too much power 1n his punches for Denison, and referee Al Barbier stopped the fight after 35 sec-. onds of the second round. Dlnty Moore, 138, T/F, from Detro! t, took the decision from Don Champion, 140, Navy, also from Detroit, in three fast rounds that pleased the crown. Joe Epolito, 138, TYndall, of New Jersey, pounded out a decision over Charles Kelm, 140, Navy, New York City. In the opener, Tiny Chu, 122, Tyndall, from Honolulu, was awarded the decision over W1l.lard carvatt, 120, Navy, New Jersey. Manuel Cocio, 1 69 Arizona, gained a decision over Harry Gregorian, Detr d t, in the final bout of the evening Lt. Walter Nelson, 190, Milwaukee, and Pvt. Gerard Kooy, 250, Tampa, entertained the fans 1n a 20-minute wrestling exhibition. In the preliminaries, Red Tyler, 145, Pennsylvania, was given the nod over Ed Wills, 140, from the same state. George Carbin, 146, M elrose, Mass., scored a TKO over Dutch Mason, 139, German town, P.a., 1n one m1nu te and 35 seconds of the second r o un d. Charles Blankenship, 149, R i ch mond va., and Jess Gallagher, 158, Penn sylvania, ended up ev e n after three sizzling rounds The bouts w e r e refereed by M/Sgt. Al Barbie r and Lt. Robert Goldstein, former national inter collegiate and Southern conference lightweight champion from the lln1 verst ty of Virginia. Tyndall's boxers .will meet the Navy men in a return match at the Naval Base Friday, June 9 TORNADO BOX SCORES WE'LL GET. 'EM SUNDAY! BRONSON AB Tremark, cf._ ....... 5 Schroeppel, ss ......... 5 Kennedy, 3b . 5 Will 1 am s, r f. .. 5 S t o v i a k 1 f ... 5 Tschuden, c .. 5 Low an, lb . 4 Hutchinson, 2b . 4 Baxter,. p 3 Totals 41 TORNADOES R n 2 2 2 2 0 1 2 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 8 13 Capt. 0.0. Freeman, Special Service Officer, is shown presenting bowling trophy to members of th' e QM kegl ing quintet after the Ouartermaster boys defeated the Redbirds for the post championship Cpl. Johnny Hnylka, team captain, is receiving the trophy, while looking on, from left to right, are Cpls. George Usher, John Naples, Harry Miller and Paul Wheeler Missing from the photo are TarT, rf . 1 >:-Bailey, rf 3 Free11an, 2b.,. .. 5 Rines, ss .. 4 Orange, 1 f ... 4 Becker, 3b . 4 Matonak, cf .. 4 Patterson, lb 4 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 Sgt. Dom Lentlie, S/Sgt. Frank Hill and Sgt. Clair Henderson, the g last now a student at (M OCS. 4 ..... !lusby, c .... 4 Southartl, p .... 2 xx-Livingston . 1 xxx-GJa.sser, p 1 Totals 37 x-replaced Tarr in 2nd. xx-batted for Southard in 7th. xxx-replaced Southard in Bth. Score by innings: BRONSON 020 001 302--8 TYNDALL 00 1 0 11 111--6 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 12 Losing pitcher Southartl. Umplres S/Sgts. Shaw & Edwards. Scorer.Pfc. Walters. EGLIN CHALKS UP N0.8 EGLIN AB Cariglia, rf .. 4 Lasplaces, 3b 4 Justman, 2b ... 4 Cearly, lf .. 4 Kress, lb ............... 3 Early, cf ... 4 Kendricks, ss . 4 Luciano, c . 4 Lazewick, p ... 4 Totals 35 TYNDALL AB Patterson, lb .. .. 4 Freel!. an, 2b .. .. 4 .Hines, ss ....... 4 Orange, lf ....... 4 Becker, 3b ... 4 )(atonak, cf ... 4 Bailey, rf . 3 x-Busby, .. 1 All en, c .. 4 p .. 3g x-batted for Bailey 1n 9th. Score by innings: R 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 R 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 H 2 1 2 l 0 1 2 0 0 9 H 2 0 1 1 1 0 o 0 0 1 6 EGLIN 300 000 000--3 TYNDALL 000 000 001--1 U11pires pfc. Cpl. Doonis HOVIE FARE FO# THE WEEK POST Sun. -Mon., 'THE HITLER GANG,' Robert Watson, Martin Kosl'eck. Tuesday, 'STARS CN PARADE,' !.srry Parts, Lynn Merrick; Also, "(l.iw.; BLER'S CHOICE,' Chester Morris,, Nancy Kelly. Wed.-Thurs., 'TWO GIRLS AND A SAILOR,' J. Durante, Van Johnson Friday, 'THE MAN FROM 'FRISCO,' Michael O!Shea, Anne Shirley. Rl TZ Sun.-Mon., 'COBRA WOMAN,' Maria Montez, Jon Hall. Tues.Wed. 'SWING FEVER,' Kay Kyser, Lena Horne. Thurs.-Fri. 'IN OUR TIME Ida Lupino, John Henreid. Sat., 'MARSHAL OF GUNSMOKE,' Tex INTER-SECTION SPORTS GET UNDER-WAY This w ee k mark e d the beginning of inter-section competition 1n three major sports, softball, baseball a n d volle y ball. According to an a nnouncement by Lt. F enton K1ntzing, post ath officer unde r the special service section, t h e sch edules call for 15 softball, 4 baseball and 14 volley ball games per week. Special Service representatives are cautioned to turn 1n the re sults of their section or unit games immediately to the Athletic Office in the Post Gym 1n orde r that t h e laiest results may be publis hed in the Target. Rut.ter. PAN AHA Sun.-Mon., 'FRISCO KID,' Cagney. Tues,, 'BLACK SWAN: Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara. Wed.-Thurs., 'MY FRIEND FLICKA,' Roddy McDowell, Preston Foster. Fri.-Sat., 'HOPPY SERVES A WRIT,' William Boyd. BAY Sun., 'GIRL ON PROBATION,' Ron ald Mon.-Tues., 'ROSIE THE RIVETER,' Frank Albertson, Jane Frazee. Wed. 'BOY FROM STALINGRAD.' Thurs., _'ALGIERS,' Boyer, LB11farr. Fri.-Sat., 'BLOCKED TRAIL' and 'SCHOOL DAYS.
rlint arrowhead recently dug up by Capt. Charles Brunner, landscaping officer, .in the vi cinity of the hospital grounds, led our imagina tion back along the trails of another day. The first Tyndall gunner, who was he? What was his name where did he come from? That he was an Indian not native to Florida, he himself has told us. For flint is not to be found anywhere in Florida. Was he one of a war party of Creek warriors who had left their tribal villages in what is now known as Alabama to do battle -with the Apal achees? That we shall never know. But his arrowhead, being found here, is certain proof that he was far from home when he expended it on that day so long ago. It is just barely possible that the arrow found its mark. For while the bow could be a deadly weapon _in the hands of a skilled hunter, the range of its effectiveness was limited. Beyond certai n distances accuracy became an indeterminate factor J rather than a calculated result. ; Granting that the first guriner was expert in the f use of his weapons, it would. be interesting to 7J/: :--.. ::-:::. :learn the training methods by he pre" \! pared for combat. Probably was ,: a course in the proper use of the paints with which he daubed his body. One can imagine that he // took a refresher in rep a the tribes broken bows and bow He ( was probably wise enough to devote some of his S i gh tin g time to practical flint chipping and a dry run or two. If this was his school for combat, he had reason to be proud of it. Combat conditions have changed considerably sjnce the first Tyndall gunner went off to war, but the importance of sighting and being able to fix a malfunction has not diminished a bit. Then, a s now, a faulty >Dr broken weapon spelled dis>\ster and he who mastered sighting had come a long way in the art of war. True, our first gunner knew nothing about air craft recognition or ball turrets, but he could recognize any bird on the wing and had g?tten hiE early turret training as a revolving papoose on his mother's back, taking pot-shots at the neighbors'' children with his caliber 3J pea-shooter. Phase Check IRis mother's cumbersome waddling served him also as a moving base for his hand-held gunnery operations and before he was quite ten he _could string a bow blind-folded with the best phase-checkers of he could recognize on the wing the tribe. His life was one continuous bivouac, and he came to his manhood fully able to pitch a tent or adjust a sagging pack. The secret of his died with him, but judginghim by his fine flint arrowhead it seems reasonable to suppose that the first gunner wore the tribal equivalent of a pair of silver wings. "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers"