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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 2, 1944
Frequency: weekly
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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VOL. t No 50 ;; __ 2 March, 1944

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An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training CommandU.


I, S NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA I



Servicemen To Get t t'A It's Your Move Next, Mac! ; Concert By Lovely



Break This Year Florence Kirk{ To


On Income Taxes .p .
Be Presented Here t


Bf Camp N'wip pnr Ser.ice j Ir R Follow ets of classical mu- 1
Have you filed your me'on (' tux Fits
sic, who ha\'e been lost in the
repent yet" If not, hold it IP a
minute. Here are a couple ut hOlt Mnatra shuffle for lo these

tips for you : I many months, will come into \

In the first place, when Villi I I their own here next week .
.sweat your way down to the hot
when Florence Kirk, distinguished
tom of the form, you may tins i
you don't have to pay nnn,' i i a M young American soprano, it
c starred in concerts at the Mainside
dime That's because ,
seri i 'nJ..1get i
and
NATTCenter.
a break from the Treasury I >F.
The beauteous opera singer will
partment this year. at the All Saints
I i + b appear Chapelat
Congress has permitted those in ,,, 2000
next Thursday and at the
I the armed forces to exihide ti' "ml I old 1 NATTCenter Auditorium at
their 1943 incomes the lust
gross
k :ono on Friday 10 March.
a
\ $1,500 of their regular!:; ser\ice pay ..
Miss Kirk is presented under
on top of the regular persona! exemption .t'r
t th*' auspices of- USO-Camp Shows.
which in the of
case s ur-
s She will be accompanied by Archie
I file men amounts to $500 This will a Bluk;
:relieve the great majority of the I Inations
All Naval personnel are invited
I .
GIs from the
lesponsibility .
i to) attend the concerts which are
of paying any tax at all 1z f tin i ..
This doesn't mean, of COli:<1'.
Miss Kirk is :
that you get an exemption l for a } a"auclcleastatory"
? :ft a tw >;nger, with a
I all that dough you won on the American born and American
j aces last year. That ain't Armyor .
1 iffht, within one short year shah
Navy Income from civilian
pay. .i i won fame with the New Opera t
sources is taxed civilian
9n rates ( ''mpany and as soloist with Toa-
You've got to pay through the n<>S.' 1 .
taN mini: and she also won coveted
for that kind of Irk '
+
money just
"itracts for opera in two leading.
anyone (else S",uth American Opera houses, ,
Now then, let's suppose: :\''' i .
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atro Colon of Buenos Aires in
Were on active duty with, th,' ,. ,
; Vigentme and Rio de Janeiro'sTl'atro
armed forces during 1912 as well I Municipal.
as 1913. In that case, you ma\ ,>
; Tills
omelv
J'ollnSO/ I)rant>>
te entitled to further benefits from born in ,
was
Philadelphia deemlant -
Untie Sam Milliaid Hoppci wortn I'\I'\ keg king pi;tyeo i sailors at (the same time at the Y'. S, Naval Hos- < of the American a naval 04 .
Most servicemen who paid a pit!.il here on M?nday. To the play" i's who gave t th< champ the toughest competition went a cash award hero Ue who- .
Stephen atur
quarter or a half of their 114J tax and it was won by Hay Harrison. S/I':/ right and Bob Dunaway, S2c, shown above, P. S. : Hopper won, immortal words! <",ny ,country***
last March or June, will be en- hands down.Checker.
right ,
or wrong" are famous
titled to a refund under the forgiveness -
section of the new tax Champ Shows How To Ttii>', BuyVar Bond I T'mveisitv She won of a Pennsylvania scholarship to where the

; law If they had no tax at all on Boys I Or (, for four years she majored in fine ]

their 1911 income, or if it is less Do It During Brief Bye, Bye 'rIolu l '...-.nll..u..1......-... A"-'. 'u.,.-..'_ ..1.1..... ,
than their 1912 tax, they are also Hospital Stay ::
entitled to the benefit of the forgiveness ,

feature and if their 1913 Milliard[ hopper of New York, world's checker chom-peen featured In Concert Next' Week

tax is greater than their 1912 tax I since 1925: entertained sailors at the U. S. Na\al Hospital{

three-quarters of the 1912 tax will here Monday with a unique exhibition of multiple maneu\-
he forgiven if it is more than
i, $66,67. or up to $50 if it is ?66.67 eringon> a dozen different hoards, at the same time. ... ,t=

;, or less Honner played 12: sailors simultaneously by rotating an und ., .
In a nutshell, here how you the table making one move on I -- .. I
determine whether or not you haie;\, each board as he ended, The" '
to pay an income tax this year: checker king won all 12 games. Tito's Guerrilla rr r,

You must file a tax return IF-- Winning at checkers is almost .
I. You paid or owed a tax on habit forming for Hopper, who has
1912 income played over one million games: Army Lauded By

2. You are single and had an since he began mastet'minding the a. ,
Income in 1913; of mote than 2,000 game over 25::; years ago He has I ;
( including service pay of ;$1500 lost only two games in the past NATTC StudentDaring ,

and civilian income of ;$;500). two years,

:3 You are married and had a Hopper is touting Navy and guerrilla ta,'tins and ; ;u
combined Income in 1913 of more Army centers under the auspices a night fighting with his umq" '
than $1: .200 excluding vour 8<,r\1o'e, of the Salvation Army-USO and twu.army battle plan has (,Ilt'd! V :> t.

( ontinucil on pair fitt, Continued on page right the famous 1'aitisan lead* i Tltu I .K <
to t tie up many Axis divisions

Tells Of Guerrilla Forces u ho olheivAise would be tight MJ:, <,
.I_mist our forces in Italy. The l
'UMl; >lav campaign against the
b i invading Nazis has played a.l imp N ;
x ,"rt,int role in Allied war stiategy ; :

x '1 IIH is the opinion held by Peter a w
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r? ? b r" MS.'n, 1B-year-old section leader a
.11 the Aviation Radio School, .6
N; VTTChen "
: interviewed, Jent -
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." 'u made many; interesting and '
,S+ a x I it\i':ling comments on one of the
: xv "tkis most unusual aimies,
nv 'i
'1'ho rad<> student 1 has relatives -

nnd lends serving; under
c 'IIto, mid his mother and two < ,
Hh sisters are still residing n< nrontinurtl .

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rulio: station >\',I.\\ Monday (j
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tft March at 1750; and Mill lx heardea :
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F'lclav theieiifterl'eri I
.J- -.A -.< > .. devote l to pres.. service re.
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It'ftlol'"t from the NaDepart- 1 < .t ,x '
ingot I
news, and Navv. institutional reletwien .
!sin' 'h a.. plug4. for the 1'-,5'''

lis.- And l l12 jMotjrumsKtery '. s:. I

:. effort will be made to

aye fife ncvvHoast a-s a means of Comely F'I.u''I1''e Kirk, ntngmeiican soprano who has won wkin
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p >rtn )lng- timely topic In 1hrM
PI.tl't' Jensen, section leader in the Aviation Radio School tells of ...t Int..r..t" ol the ;Naval sere .acclaim as an opera star, will be presented in concerts at the AU;

daring night fighting in Yugoslavia: Jensen has many relativei( and Gw+. Saints Chapel it 2(tA)<) next Thursday anJ at th* oU NA1TCented
tneaJs fighting for lito and till Partisan army Auditorium .. .
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What To Do With Junior? Nursery School In Dewey I 4


Park Should Be The Answer To Your DifficultiesAre :


you a Navy or civilian
mother who works while at the I Secrets Safe NATTC Men Tell
same time you wonder what to do
with children between the ages of

two and six? Or perhaps you'rea A Of Great Work
Navy "daddy" whj works at 4Ao
night and must sleep during the

day-time, undisturbed by Junior's n Red Cross
M cries of joy or sorrow.If By
,
Civilian Committees Are Named To the above description appliesto
The men of NATTC, who
you and you don't know whatto aredoing
Assist Red Cross Drive On Station do with your youngster betweenthe their part in the great battle
hours of 6.30 in the morningand h for freedom, now are urged to do
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their bit for another great .
The annual leQ1'055; drive opened 5:30: is the afternoon you cause
on this Station yesterday should take time out to examinethe Starting 1 March, the AmericanRed
Voluntary contributions can be Inventions By possibilities of the Nursery Cross' the world's greatest

turned in to representatives of each school located in Dewey Park, humanitarian agency, is launchinga
department.The which has been In operation for drive for badly needed funds to
following committees have Civilian Here several weeks. carry out its vast and irreplacable
for 1944. A
for
campaign
been appointed to represent their Over there, under the supervision program
respective departments in the so- of Mrs. D. S. Cake, head contributions will be conducted on
licitation of funds from civiliansfor Click For NavyToo teacher, and Mrs. K. O. Dickison, this station and every one is urged '
to give to the limit.
the Community War Chest, the assistant teacher, the children
American Red Cross drive, and Old To Fight But learn how to play', how to rest, v v The Red Cross has often been
any other drive for funds which how to work-and perhaps more called the service man's best friend.

may arise. Cooper Is Doing His important than all, how to get I At any place throughout the world

Executive department: T. Fritch, along with other children. Confidential records and< data anywhere an American serviceman
Bit To Win be-the Red Cross is
Jr., chairman; Miss Jacquelin StruggleJoseph They've got swings, see-saws, are secure in the office of Air might

Jones, Mrs. Robena Dougherty, > :. Cooper, civilian avia- slides, shovels, tiny wheelbarrows, 'I Combat Intelligence of the Naval its there facilities, ready without and eager cost.' to extend"

Mrs Virginia Dunn. tion mechanic employed by the As- imitation canoes, tea sets, dolls, Air Operational Training Com- j
Assembly and Repair Department sembly and Repair Department on small chairs, swings, and a dozen mand on this Station, under the I ''fhetoo Cross solves asa-
rind kinds of problems a* there
Group IV b Employees: Julius this Station was too old to fight other things to keep them amused care of Yeoman Second Class Judy "
during-the course of the day. And WAVE from Lakeland, Fla. are In human life, declares! Vic-
Der Quina, chairman; Helen when this second World War start- Roosa,
tor Sheldon assistant field
G. Kennedy, Julia E. Norton, EllisM. ed, but he resolved to do some- during the summer months vhen Judy is the daughter of Mrs. AdaD. It. ,
the NATTC
Covell. thing about it nevertheless. As a it is warm they'll have a spray Roosa, 702 Winfree Ave, Lake- director In charge of
bath where they can bask under of Webb In- office Back of the military and
Metal and machine division: result he has already been hon- land, and a graduate
na'alnlfare Is tIM-
ored nine times with cash awards the rays of old Sol and enjoy the stitute in that city. program
Leonard W. Reese, Lester Stanton,, I water. _. Ked Cross', Home Service and
for time and labor-saving developments ftj -
Charles E. McPherson. ----- work when disaster
in the overhaul of aircraft It's not all play for tha young- emergency
Aircraft overhaul division: Jack occur.
engines, and has four other Inven- sters-incidentally, you should see
Be Sure
H. Richards, John J. McAndrews,, tions which are being consideredfor them. They're certainly an attrac- Party There are scores of men at

Lomax A. Osborne. awards. tive lot, and 'tis said they've Im- NATTC who have experienced or
Accessories, maintenance and Cooper has invented so proved somewhat in health since Choice Is On seen at first hand the vital work

production, engineering division: different tools that he can't many keep they've been in the Nursery school.here's performed by the agency. Let Cap
Harry Burn, Harry A. Sauel, AlvaR. schedule for Vote RequestApplication tain Basil M. McDuffie of MAD,
track of them all. More than 20 are a typical
Nichols. listed on official Navy records, one day. Opening at 6:30: with who was wounded at Guadalcanal,
Engine overhaul division: RobertR. but not even Cooper knows how breakfast at 7:30.: Free play Until cards for "Official give you his story.

Bull, Eugene S. Collins, Ray- many more he has developed and 10 o'clock, and then the War Ballot" for absentee votingare "My first' contact with the Red
mond R. Mausert. put into use throughout the Sta- morning juice. Then follows out- available at all unit mail rooms Cross was at an advanced base

Interim overhaul and produc- tion. door play until 11:30, during and at the Directory, Station post some' days sail from Guadalcanalwhen

tion, control divisions: Ktelvin W. The Jacksonville inventor's developments which time trips are made to the office, for delivery, upon request, I asked them to get a health
Terkeurst, John Nazal. have such names as air Held, the water tower, and to all naval personnel qualifiedto report on a member of my imme

Aviation Training Department: "gear lock tool," "oil seal puller sometimes to the railroad station vote.It diate family who had been danger-
Evelyn Perkins, chairman; Fred ," "tappet Installing tool" and to see the trains go by. has been specifically pointedout ously ill when I left the States
r Weinbarg, Polly Vetter. "engine mount bearing remover. 11:30: marks the beginning of that thee "application about three weeks previously."The .
Gib- ." Virtually all are designed to the "wash up" period and then" cards" may be used to apply for Red Cross director informed -
Crew disbursing: Miss Alice do efficiently the hundred and comes songs and stories until party primary ballots but the me that he would be very gladto

bons. I one little operations that usually 11:55.: They then rest until 12 applicant must state his party use' the facilities of the agency
Disbursing office: Miss Elizabeth consume so much time and effort o'clock when they have dinner- affiliation or preference Secretaries over the Army radio to get the ,
Ayala. in the dismantling and repair not lunch. It was emphasized by of State will be unable to report for me. I told him expensewas j
Communications Departm en t : of engines.Cooper the supervisor that it is THE mealof comply with applicant's requestfor no object to me, but he said
Helen R. Arbona. has been commended the day. s ballot If the applicant falls his services were given without :

Public Works Department: Don- many times by Navy officials for After dinner comes a rest period to state party affiliation or cost I

ald A. Woods, chairman; Eala B. the saving of time, labor, mate- -when the children sleep on preference.In "Five days later and just two
Butts, Isaac Carnes, N. C. Far- rials and money, made possible individual cots until 2:30 or 3 filling In 'application cards"all hours before I was to embark for
mer, C. W. Landiss, C. O. Loveland through the use of his inventions. o'clock. At 3 o'clock comes milk hands are directed to print or Guadalcanal, the Red Cross reportwas
J. G. Mills.Perl'lonnel Some have proven so valuable that and cookies. From 3 until 5:30: is type, under their signatures, their handed me, stating' the mem- J
have been playtime. full names, including middle name,
office J. they adopted by manu- ber of my family in question' was
relations :
facturers of Navy plane engines. A glance at that schedule will with rank or rating, and box num- in excellent health and spirits.
Carson, chairman; Helen W'I Beginning his career as a civilian show that the children get ade- ber.
manskl, Genevieve McDowell. i employe of the Navy two years quate exercise, good food and "Application cards" should' be "The most contents of the and report lifted I

Supply Department. Vernon ago when he was hired as an In- plenty of rest-three essentialsfor mailed promptly, postage free, to were reassuring
such of off
Gorsuch, chairman, Ruth C. Borden spector in the A & R shop, he con- growing youngsters. the Secretary of State of the appli- mind a that weight I worry to Guadalcanal my-
Dorothy Kellog, John F. Van tinued in that position for abouta But that isn't all. They learn cant's home state. Each "applica- In proceeded The enlisted
Leer. year and a half. I manners. They're taught to help tion" must, however, be certifiedby light spirits. '
In combat were)
men zones
Accounting Department: P. C. "".hUe I was moving around with the work. The older young- a commissioned officer before work
high In their for the
Myers, chairman; Annie B. Routh. the shop AS an Inspector," he I sters learn to set the table. All mailing. being done by praise the Red Crosse"
-"=- says, "I noticed many operationsthat of them have individual racks on Unit mail officers have been directed -
I thought could be performed which they may hang their hats, to watch the supply of "ap- Peter Jensen, NATTC aviation
more efficiently with the their coats or their jackets.All plication cards," in their mail Radio School student, is another
The Ladder proper tools, so I designed a few Is not perfect, hove\er. room and to order additional cardsas who is deeply grateful to the Red
Up on the side and submitted them." Once in a while, even as at home required from the Directory Cross. His mother and two sisters
So well received were his sug- Junior has a tendency to get out (Extensions 77S and 8444)) so as live in the battle areas in Yugoslavia
Advancements In RatingsAt gestions that he has now been of line. He or she is put In a to be able at all times to deliver and the only way he has
transferred to mechanic's: rating room separate from that occupied cards to naval personnel requesting been able to receive word from
NAS, JacksonvilleThe where he can devote considerablymore by the other children, and them. them is through the Red Cross.
time to building labor-saving the door Is shut. It's a nice airy -- -- These are just two out of the

following Is a list of advance- devices. light room (no darkened closet), Dance For Officers thousands' of cases handled by the
ments In ratings,, effective February, His wife, Mrs. Ida Zimmerman but it's more fun to V with the Red Cross. All of us know what a

1944 To: Bkr2c-Clarence Edward Baum- hooper, formerly of Fall Brook, other children and usually, according The Business Women and the worthy agency it is. And all of us
carlner.. Bernard Eugene: Decker. Carl Calif., is employed in the A & R to Mrs. Cake, it's sufficient I Pan Hellenic Club of Jacksonvilleare know that our contributions are .
Lee King I Jr.. Harry Loster<< Nurse repair department also. punishment.' combining their forces tonightto sorely needed. Let's dig, mate!
Joseph Bkr3c Hoptanlch.-Zlmrl Joseph Arnold John Valent.To I Among the prolific Inventor's The school is under the super- stage a Leap Year dance for ,L J t

To Ck2c Harry Lee Jackson, Emory latest products is an engine mount vision of the Duval County Boardof officers at the Women's Club in Buy, Buy War BondsOr
Alfred Simmons. bearing remover that effectively Public Instruction, and your Jacksonville. The dance will be-

Nathan To Ck3c Johns-Andrew Council Lee Johnson.Jackson.Frederick Joe- removes and preserves bearingsthat children may be left there duringthe gin at 2100. Bye, Bye Freedom

Douglas Tooley Moses Aurther formerly had to be mutilated daytime for $2.25 per week-
Williams. beyond repair when an engine was 50 cents more if you want them to Meet
To To St3c St2c--Abraham John Clinton Chester Woods, Robert dismounted. It is estimated that eat breakfast. Children will not be

Lee Lewis, Charles Wf.njan'i! this tool saves the Navy at least accepted for one day only. "Butch"A
To StMlc-Erskln* $600 per month on this Station in Right now the attendance varies
Birdsong, Isaac Con Jr. Clifford
Theodore Marable Louie r Frank Scon- the preservation and re-use of between 10 and 15, but the school
Sera. Eddie Thompson John Booker II bearings.It can handle at least 30 youngsters."Is .
Williams was not until the war came everything all right?" was! the I
''=!i'- along that Cooper began to turn question asked the head teacher

e out inventions in his present almost "Yes, except we'd like to have
unbelievable quantities. "I more children." :-1

was too old to fight," he says, "andI If you're a mother or father, or .r .rr
wanted to do something. WhenI both, with the problem of what' ; # M

saw these ways of saving the to do with your child on your 1
At St. Intent's Hospital, Jacksonville: Navy and the country so much hands it'd pay you to at least look 'J
MOM2c and Mrs. John Greene a time and money I just had to do into the situation.' You could be'' .j
daughter, Carol 1 Louise, born Saturday, something about it. assured that Junior would be well '". : : .1
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Lt and Mrs Edward Duvall a son -- -T21 m fed, have plenty of play, and be t : .

Sunday Feb' 20. Change Dance-Time properly supervised during the t t
and Mrs. Hansel! T. Muller. I
AMH2c course of the entire day. I
Barbara Louise, born The Saturday night Ship's Danceat .. ,
a daughter ., ,
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Sunday, Keb. 20. the Mainside Auditorium will yes 1 ; .
Warrant Officer and Mr. Lehman start at 2000 from now on and are given the children once each I rt .J : '
IBYes, a daughter Jo'tb. 21., Sherrod Lynn born continue until 2300. Buddy Balbo month and a nurse is at the school ,, i 'x .
Monday
Howard! KindljJ.I and his 'umpln Jax will furnishthe each Monday to determine if the .. : ; '
MbCa"Tddclrl born Tuesday, Feb. music for the dance and refreshments proper physical progress is being J ,

22.Ensign and Mrs. Ellis Tooker. a son, will be served. made by the children. 4-,.....' ... T., ,".Y'r' .,
_, Steiner of Public
Lieut. R. L.
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Donald born Tuesday m ;
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Raymond ..: l" ,,'
has 'Yo.
Fe 22.AOM2c. BAND TO PLAY Works played an important .
and Mrs. L. G. KrulJ. a KENTON part in the organization and ,start .L"x '
laughter, };lIen Maire, born Wednesday Stan enton, Bob Hope's radio "mi jan& v'4 jgm: i *
/ Feb. 23. orchestra, will be featured at a of the Nursery school. |I If Step right up, folks, and take a glimmer at "Butch," the likeable

AMM3c and Lawrence Mrs. Lawrence W., Jr., Wm.born dance In the Duval County Audito- -f--- little fellow who Is proving to be a first class mascot for the NATTC
Thursday Hauck, a,son Feb. 24. rium next Friday night. A special Buy, Buy War BondsOr I Band Butch is a real music devotee and barks, the tuba is right up
Sic and Mrs. William Donald Wilson.a rate of $1.10 for service men has his alley.or, rather he Is right up its alley. His two pals are ThomasJ.
daughter, Norma Jean, born Thurs- been fixed. Bye, Bye Freedom O'Erian, Mus2c, and Chief George R. Clark.
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2 March, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three



AQM2c 'Mulverhill Is Young Ins NATTC Has War Stress Practical Knowledge I





I Years, Old In War ExperienceRaymond Bond Top ConditionWith Sales In V R C i __ ,...



J. Mulverhill 54 v ,.
young the aid of the Marines, the
in years but old in battle experi War Bond situation at NATTC

Is well in hand.
ence.A two-and-a-half month stretchof Naval personnel of the Training jt
Center achieved their 90 : 4.
tr percent W ;
duty on bomb-spangled Guadal- .
bond allotment goal on 24 February -
canal and a running night battle when the Marine Aviation

between an Allied convoy and 12 Detachment 'completed its drive

Jap torpedo planes off the Santa with 95.2 percent of its men signed .

Cruz Islands highlight the combat up. This brings the total figure for ....:
of the AOM2c. NATTC up to 90.2 percent.
career 19-year-old Lieut. Col.V.. T. Evans, Commanding -
Overseas duty began for Mul MAD, is Justifiably A '.:
verhill on 7 March, 1942, when he I e
I proud of the fact that his Marines -
was sent to Hawaii f. six months, lead the field. Actually

followed by four months at New QUESTIONSANSWERS their percentage now Is higher
Caledonia. Them came the fire- than the announced 95.3 percent.

works. They began while the Navy ( ARE PRINTED ON Captain Joseph B. Lynch, Com-
ordnanceman was aboard a tanker PAGE 8.)
manding Officer NATTC, is greatly
which was part of a convoy en 1. Congress was adlther over the pleased with the cooperation

route to Guadalcanal.It President's tax bill veto last week. shown in attaining this goal and

was night. The blacked out Among the Senators involved in compliments all those whose pa- v'I '

convoy was just off the Santa the political ruckus were Barkley, triotism and thrift have made it Ma

Cruz Islands and Ray was on McKellar, Doughton, Clark and possible. In helping their country
watch at one of the gun positions George. Now can you tell us which they have at the same time madea ,
All was quiet when suddenly states these Senators represent sound Investment for the future

the darkness was lightedup Get three out of five. which will come back with inter- as u
by a glaring flare. Out of the
2. There1 is one country in South est.The
sky between 10 and 12 Japanese Command is proud of
America with coastline. Whichone
torpedo planes' drove In for the ? no achieving the "Standard of Excellence" -

I attack. established by the Secretaryof
General quarters was sounded, 3. In 1873 President White of the Navy, and it is hoped that
gun crews manned their weapons, Cornell, in answer to a student request the percentage will be further Increased Lieut. Arthur B. Bennett (left). officer-in-charge of AGO Schoolat

piercing searchlights played across replied firmly: "I will not when work now going on NATTC, and Lieut Phillip Dalton (right) on the AGO staff, are
the night sky and ack-ack bullets permit 30 men to travel 400 milesto among several Ship's Company departments combat experienced officers who stress the value of students working
began streaming toward the on- agitate a bag of Wind." What and Navy student unitsis with practical equipment. Lieut. Bennett is a graduate of A60S and

coming planes. was he talking about7 completed. comes here after a year's tour of duty as aviation ordnance officer ofa

"They seemed to be concentrating 4. One out of every five persons CASU unit. Lieut. Dalton served in the same capacity aboard an

on our tanker," recounts Ray. in the world Is Chinese. True or aircraft carrier for nearly two years.
"Our anti-aircraft fire hit one. false? Commercial Bulletin

He lit up like a torch and then :5. The Navy recently launched\ FOB SALE

aimed straight in on us. I thoughtsure the 45,000-ton: battleship MIS- Naval Cadet Uniforms. Two suits RESCUES COST CARRIER
he was going to hit our position SOURI, named for the "Show-Me- whites. one khaki blouse, new; one
but he slid past and crashed, State." Other battleships of the suit blurs (has been worn): one overcoat -

just off the bow. My heart almost same tonnage have been named cadet, one shoulder raincoat boards(condition Call Cecil good J.) : 100 GALLONS OF CREAMLieut.

stopped. for The Garden State, The Badger st Oldsmobile: : No. 7-7260.
"We couldn't see the planes very State and The Hawkeye State. 1939 door; new tires: Philip Dalton, a veteran
heater. cash. E. C.
radio and $750
well. All we could do was count Give the proper state names of Rhodes, Ext. 8831. of 20 months service aboard an :
the ones that came down in flames. all three. Five officer's uniforms, size 38 and sIx ;| Unclaimed Clothes
of shoes size Call Mr. R. K. aircraft carrier as aviation ordnance
7V
I'm pretty sure our ship got three. 6. If I have two kings and two pairs I
Samuelson. 43 A. & R. call
All told, the convoy sent the jacks, and you have two kings 2-7430 Shop or officer and now on the AGO '

crews of eight Jap torpedo planesto and two jacks, and we exchangedthree One attfei: Cross black oxfords size staff at NATTC, can spin many a I To Be Auctioned
join their not-so-honorable an- 5A and one pair of black! oxfords, size
is the
cards apiece-what 6A. Call Ens. McFadden, W-VS), tale of the lighter things which _
cestors and the rest of the attackers largest possible number of jacks 2-7464 after 6 p. m. from to aboard The Station Laundry has been
turned tall and balled the jack either of us could hold? 'urnlture-two bedroom suites; living come up day day left hodling the bag.
for home. room suite; and breakfast set $350.
7. Among these statements one Gllllard. 3001B 120th St., Park. ship.One I As result of
Dewey of his favorite stories a a large quantity
During the action Mulverhill'srole con-
,
false. Which ? :
is one Man' pre-war bicycle, $40. Call Mr. unclaimed clothes will be auctioned -
was assistant to a .20mm a. In his time George Washingtonwas Meeks. Ext. 408. cerns the Allied fliers who cost I
gun crew located In his watch of the wealthiest 1940 Willis Coupe, excellent condition, his ship 100 gallons of ice creamin to Naval personnel here within
one men low mileage Ens. O. S. Wilson Bids. Week. several weeks according to an announcement -
one
area.Mulverhill in the country. 703. made by Charlie Pos-
received a commen- FOR BENT Every time a destroyer picks
cab-
b, Cordell Hull was the first
; dation from the Commanding Of- inet member to ever address f'\om with use-of entire house for officer up a flier who has gone Into the ner, Cox, manager of the LaundryThe
I ficer."I. Congress.c. and wife. 4315 San Jose Blvd.. drink, the carrier aboard which clothes to be auctioned,
think it for the conditions 9-1569. the flier Is stationer customarily valued at approximately $1,500,
was -
The U. S. declared war on Japanon Room with private bath. garage and
f under which we worked," December 7, 1941. kitchen privileges. 4132 Marquette rewards the crew of the rescue have been left unclaimed at the
says the Providence, R. I., veteran. d. The Navy awards an Expert 25449. ship with 20 gallons of Ice cream. Laundry for more than six months.
Corner In home In So.
room private "At time there The maximum time
one were a num- personnel are
r "We were servicing the planes that Pistol Shot ribbon. Jacksonville with continuous hot wa-
were bombing Munda and that 8. One of the nation's most ter and connecting bath. 92167. ber of mishaps," Lieut. Dalton allowed to leave clothes unclaimed -
meant working all night lots of astute and widely-read Washington Double room with private bath and private stated, "And one of the destroyers is 30 days, Posner pointed out.
entrance for officer 3861 Ortega
times working In the mud, rain- newspaper columnists was Blvd., appointed itself as retriever.The The Laundry manager urged all

and even through Jap raids on a killed in a plane crash while observing 21363.WAXTKD destroyer loaded aboard 100 hands to pick up their laundry and
couple of occasions when they activities in the South Pa- Bedroom furniture: kitchen table: rugs gallons of our ice cream, and then dry cleaning without unnecessary
I weren't too heavy." and Call E. 8Ea.flr Yi3nt'R 1/c informed us that they were run- delay. He addressed his appeal
cific. Can you give his name? at -& f\e e 4. I
out of tea since the
Muherhill's second night on ning pilots particularly to those sailors who ti
9. A flag covering a casket may dolph Naval Air Station. I
Guadalcanal was an evening he'll not be lowered into a Trueor tq,16 :iea or older. Contact Ens. refused all stimulants but tea make a habit of leaving their
grave. Nelson Grltton, Ext. 739 Engnr. A. when they were pulled from the
never orget. false? blues at the Laundry when warm
& R. Bldg. "
'"iho: first night we were thereno 10. May a flag be used as drap- tight used car. Lt. (Jg) Floyd, Ext. water. weather sets in, expecting to have
enemy planes came over so we covering a speaker's desk? 350. Lieut. Dalton served on one of them stored and returned the following -
didn't bother to build foxholes the ery Late model coupe or convertible. In our best known carriers, (name fall. .
--":!.--- good condition. Will pay cash Lt. Me- restricted) and was handed good
next day, although we had been Farland Room 12 Senior B. O. Q. or A Station regulation now in effect -
told to. That night the Japs really Tito's Guerilla Ext. G87. natured joshing because the ship the that
Army at Laundry provides
Call! Mrs. L. G. to
A girl's bicycle. long managed escape Injury
I the in
spent night
plastered us.
.
all clothes stencilled.
Reed at 20759. must be All
Praised Student though participating in numerous
a hole dug for five people. There By laundry bags containing unsten-

were at least 30 in it and there Continued from page one dons In some divisions, the engagements. His answer alwayswas cllled clothes will be returned un-
"We how
knew
to outguessthe
was water on the bottom. .The in the front
the actual battle zones In Yugo- women fighting Jap." washed.
next day you should have seen us lines! number as high as 20
percent "
slavia.: Fortunately he Is! able to "The luckiest day I remember,
work. We had six nice big" foxholes get word regularly from his Jensen revealed. Nearly he continued, "is the day we were why Dame Fortune smiled on the
dug in no time at all. three-fourths of the
mother through the services of equipmentused and ship.
dodging two torpedoes were
stands out inRay's
that
Another
night
the Partisans has been
is the when he the lied Cross. When 12 years ofoJtt" by hit by a third-the only injury Lieut. Dalton added he misses
memory one Jensen joined his father In captured from the enemy, he sustained by a crew member wasa his ship but says, "There are also
was returning from an open air added. At first Tito's forces
the United States broken which of the which
arm one many important Jobs must
movie when the Japs came over. without aerial .
Jensen declares the Partisan fought support.The gunners received when he was be done ashore so that carrierscan
Their raid caught me In theopen soldiers without .
army to be the world's greatest serve pay.They thrown into the air by the concus- continue their operations, and
right near HendersonField. night fighters. The regular army, wear no standard uniform sion." Masterful handling of the one of the most important of theseis
he "I ran until I with the of bearIng
I says.
exception caps -
with heavy emplacements opens a big carrier was demonstrated in tralnln" Aviation Gunnery Of-
found foxhole and dived In.
n star emblem
frontal assault upon the Nazis. At a this maneuvering and explains ; ficers."
It was' dark In there-and Ididn't the same time, highly trained guer-i I Speaking of his work here Jen- ----
know whether there was rilla bands hit the enemy from sen pointed out that no great fighting -

anybody else there or not. ThenI the rear, employing deadly Infil- organization can function Downtown Lounge For. Officers Has
felt something bite me. I didn'tknow without Justas
tration tactics. These maneuvers, a training program.
what Itva." .' and I was made possible by the mountainous at NATTC, the Partisan army Proven Popular Within Short Time
plenty rrwrrJ. terrain, have proved to be a jagged uses combat seasoned veterans to
It develo :d that a parrot had thorn in the side of the numerically train the younger men. However,
beaten Hay to the foxhole. The superior but badly frustrated most of the men who can be sparedfor After one month of operation the Officers Lounge at 3630 '

bird had a broken wing and Mul I German forces.In this purpose In Yugoslavia are St Johns Ave., has registered several hundred, it has been

verhill brought him back to camp telling about the guerrilla wounded fighters who combine announced here. A majority of the men are from the Main

where he was patched up and kept strategy, Jensen declared the night their work of teaching boys under Station and Cecil and Lee Fields. .
as a mascot. However, the parrot fighters usually cover 75 miles in 18 the subtle art of guerrilla warfare
must have been scared speechless, about 36 hours prior to a major I.I with using them as a unit to A s kesrn.anufor the__ Lounge_ said, "many have paid re-
too. because he never did talk. attack. The mountainous countryside move supplies up to the front turn visits, and all are invited to

Mulverhill left a peacetime job fails to show the daring sol- When Jensen last visited Yugo- come again and again. The Com- for the officers, including wiener

as a printer's apprentice at Provi- diers. A guerrilla company aver- slavia, the Germans then were mittee in charge is very anxiousto roasts and affairs. Each
dence to enter the Naval service 11September ages about 3000 miles on foot in laying plans for invasion. Nazi have suggestions for servicesto supper
1941. JIe received boot a year, he added. Raw courage "hiking clubs" and "glider clubs" be given, and suggestions already evening there is coffee, home made
training at Newport and was and grim determination are out- were in the Balkans, and in the received have been very cookies and fresh fruit contributedby
shipped to San Diego to attend the standing characteristics of the words of Jensen, were mappingthe helpful." an interested friend. Weekendsare

torpedo school there. Partisans, known as the Army of terrain. Germany also at- 1 Dancing has proven popular special, and Sunday night sup-
lie Is now attached to a PBY Liberation. tempted to cultivate the Balkans with a piano, a juke and a radio- 'I pers feature "make your own sand.wiches"

squadron as ordnanceman and ,instructor Many nationalities have put peoples. At Jensen's home town of victrola available to furnish mu- for a start.

.a here. Married, Mulver- aside petty differences in the bat Bitol, Macedonia set of church Those who have not been in are
..hill makes his Jacksonville homeat tle against German oppression bells were given the town by the sic.Young married people serve as most cordially invited to stop in.

117 West Fourth St., with his Serbs, Croats, Solvenes, Macedonians Germans. hostesses and are ably assisted by Many spend a little time thereon
wife, the former Miss Doris Neil Montenegrins, Jews, Mos- Jensen feels he has a score to girls especially invited to serve the way to town or out, and
--"-iiI-- lems-all can be found serving settle with ,the Axis. lIe took a with them. The Lounge is open others come for the evening. The

Buy, Buy War Bonds under Tito. radio course before coming here from 2 o'clock in the afternoon number two bus stops practicallyat
OrByaFreedom YUlroslawomen arc playinga and wants to become an aerial until 10 p. m., or later. the door and the telephone num-

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Editorial Office

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.. The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S.Naval .
Air Station. Jacksonville, Florida by the Public
Relations Office at no expense to the government Copiesare
distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Na'ol'Fersonnel By COMMANDER R. R, MARKEN (ChC), USN
at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Tech
nical Training Center, the Headquarters of the Naval> Air
Operational Training Command Naval AuxUlary Air Sta Building Foundations '
iq tion. Green Cove Springs, Naval Auxiliary Air Station
.Cecil Field Naval Air Gunners' School, the U. S. NavalHospital Once great steamship company built a mighty
a
and Naval Auxiliary Air Facilities. May port. 1I
y
ocean liner called the Titanic. It was supposed to

Hear Admiral Andrew C. McFall. USN be the first unsinkable ship. One night, steaming
r Chief of Naval Air Operational Training along her course her passengers dancing andcame
joying themselves, out of the darkness
Captain Commandant Arthur Gavin, USN the cry "Icebergs ahead!" Suddenly there was a
it Jacksonville Naval Air Station crash. A great gash sixty feet long was laid openin
I the hull of that great ship The captain said
r, Captain Joseph B. Lynch. A-VG), USNR "Have no fears. This ship is unsinkable. Keep the
.
k Naval Air Commanding Technical Training Officer Center \ \ r : I band playing-there is no danger." The sea rushedin.
t The pumps could not take care of the water in
l Captain John J. O'Malley (MC), USN '." ". I I its different compartments. There was a rush to .
Commanding Officer l t 0 0I" lifeboats. Many of them overturned in their launch.*
Hospital l lt
U. S. Naval '
i :r: Ing because of inexperience. Why be trained to
Commander Edward;: E Dolecek, USN .. II operate a lifeboat on an unsinkable ship was the

t / Naval Commanding Air Gunners'Officer School, \kf i;:, theory. "Keep the jazz going. The experts have I
I assured us that science is Infallible Be merry." .
_.. Commander William H Ashford Jr, USN, But down went that great ship. Men and women !
.". Commanding Officer ;< : went mad, masses of humanity were hurled into the
Springs
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Green Cove
sea to a watery grave, and as the Titanic slowly !
Commander Samuel G. Mitchell disappeared, out across the water came the strains ,
J Naval Auxiliary Commanding Air Station Officer, Cecil Field of "Nearer My God to Thee," mixed with agonizing :
whatever you like for th* next hour, orderly" prayers from the helpless people to the God of the '
Lieut. Col. Chester L, Gawne, USMC (Ret), ocean, air and sky.

f Commanding Marine Barracks Officer, I Our Lord had something to say about building ''j
foundations It might be well for us to listen.! 4
,. Lieut. Col. \\llllam T Evans. USMC (Ret), "Everjone therefore that heareth these words of I

Marine Commanding Aviation Officer Detachment, AMUSEMENT CALENDARFREE mine and iloeth them shall be likened unto a wise! j
man who built his house upon the rock and the train
[The JAX Ant NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service descended and the flood came and the winds (
.. material Republication of credited matter prohUltm MOVIES blew and beat upon that house and it fell not, for ,'|
o t; without 42nd St,permission N. Y. C. of CNS. War Department 205 E. (Number after each how is plating date at Stnd at Officers AaditorUm), It was founded upon the rock." And the multi. ,4 j

10 MAIN STATION AUDITORIUM ttides that heard our Lord speak these words said

Like Letters Too TODAY-"Curse of Cat People", Simone Simon. (5). he taught them as one having authority. .j J
They SUNDAY-"Tender Comrade," Ginger Rogers. ((6). We hear people expressing their thoughts today
.4 We hear a lot about boosting the morale of our l'IONDAY-1 Dood It," Red Skelton. (7). that the world of tomorrow holds no place in their
:men in the service with numerous letters from TUESDAY-"See Here Private Hargro\e," Danna Reid ((8)). lives In the midst of all the chaos of war they lose
home. That's well and good, but how about keepingup WEDNESDAY-"Escape to Danger," Ann Dvorak. (10), their faith in their fellow man and in God.
the morale of the home folks with letters from THURSDAY-"Action In Arabia," George Sanders. Did yon ever see, and most everyone has, a great
the boys? (The Thursday l show at Student Officers Auditorium ta building in some downtown section of the city being
That thought was brought to our mind by two "Harvest! Melody" with Rose Mary Lane.) torn down In the dismantling of that building
communications recently received by a squadron NATTC AUDITORIUM there is nothing but broken timber, mortar, 'stone
on this Station. For obvious reasons names will THURSDAY, 2 MARCH, 19441SOO and brick; nothing but wreckage and chaos, but
have to be eliminated, but the documents, one "A GUY NAMED JOE," Spencer Tracy and Irene Dunne. Killed finally that spot of confusion Is cleared away and
dated Feb. 17, and the other Feb. 18 read in partas and crash-diving into a Nazi carrier. Spencer Tracy returns to earth the foundation of a new building is being dug, and
follows: 2000 to guide the destinies of Aviator Cadet Van Johnson. Irene the brains of man sink that foundation down a
. "We have not heard from our son for over ai Dunne is the girl they both love. With Lionel Barrymore. hundred or 150 feet into the heart of the earth,
,.i month and we are becoming quite anxious. We and on that great foundation is built a new structure
suspect he has been transferred. Therefore could FRIDAY, 3 MARCH, 1944 of beauty and usefulness. That is the task for
1800 "IT HAPPENED TOMORROW: Dick Powell Linda Darnell
you possibly advise us WHERE we may address our minds today, to root our thinking down in tho
I other information. and a newspaper reporter in the "gay nineties" gets fouled up with .
," him and any permissible foundations of eternal values and hear the words
will be greatly appreciated. 2015 a clairvoyant. An intricate plot finally unravels into smooth sail
"Your courtesy of the Wisdom of the Ages and heed them.
That was the first document mailed by the father ing for Dick: and Linda. :.
(If the son who had not written. 1945 "THE AIRRAIDERS," the Station Swing Band will give a half
One day later came the following: "Please disregard hour show preceding the second movie. I Divine Services I
my letter sent you yesterday as my son SATURDAY, 4 MARCH, 1944
arrived in today. Believe me he is well 1800 "NINE GIRLS," with Ann Harding and Evelyn Keyes. Nine I
trained as he does not give out any information.My and charming sorority sisters are suspects in a murder mystery; that I>r.U.Unt Chapels Mastic Read sad DlrnlBtham ATtaie073O \
older son is an Ensign and I was a gunner 2000 is, except Anita Louise, who is the victim. -Holy Communion.
oaTO-Recruit Divine service
aboard the USS Virginia 25 years ago-so I say SUNDAY, 5 MARCH, 1944 OMO-Training Center Divine nrvtce. ti.
the Navy's a great outfit. 1500 "WEEK END PASS," Martha O'Driscall and Noah Beery. A 0030-Sunday School (small chapel). I"
We're glad to hear that the son isn't giving out musical comedy. 1045-Oneral Divine service '
1845-Vesper service.
any information but it does seem that he's beena 1800 "PASSPORT TO DESTINY," Ella Lancaster and Gordon Oliver. Catholic MnttlB Bead sad Birmlnthtm Afeaa t i
little too tight lipped about it all. A month is a and A Cockney scrubwoman sets out to Germany to get Der 063> bapelt
long time in the life of anxious parents. This young 2000 Fuehrer. O'iOO-Mass. \
t .TO--Mass.09JO .
others, simply didn't pause to giveit ,
like
man, many MONDAY, 6 MARCH, 1944 --Mas*.
a thought.But "THE CURSE OF THE CAT PEOPLE." Simone Simon and 1100-Mass.
1800
,
wishing for mail from home, 1 i 00foss.ChrIstla
when you're
stop a, moment and figure it out. Your loved ones and Kent Smith. The second of the "Cat People" series. Spiritualistic Avenue. fecience Service: Mauls Road sad Blrmlaiksai
2015 and eerie.
are anxiously awaiting some word from you. You 1945 "THE AIR RAIDERS," the Station Swing Band will give a I 1100-Small chapel
" don't have to give away any secrets in your letters. Jewish Service Muttln Read and Blrmlnfham Arena
length. half hour performance preceding the second movie. (mull chapel!U.3&OSabbath.
write at great
You don't even have to any = service (Friday).
But just a few lines, at least once a week, to let TUESDAY, 7 MARCH, 1944: i 2000-Sabbath service (Friday). I
them know that all is well with you, will ease the 1800 "HARVEST MELODY," Rosemary Lane and Johnny Downs. A OSlO-Devotlons (Saturday).
burden of those who are making a sacrifice in fear 2020 musical comedy. 1000-Devotions (Sunday) Cecil Field
and worry each day and hour that you are away 2000 THE LUCKY BAG. A Radio quiz broadcast with cash awards,

from them. WEDNESDAY, 8 MARCH, 1914. [From Other PapersBy I :
1500 "TENDER COMRADE," Ginger Rogers, Robert Bryan and
and Ruth Hussey. A well-plotted love story with an excellent
Help One AnotherNot 2000 cast. Disabled SailorsIn

individual on this Station is for- ANNOUNCEMENTFLORENCE :
every auto- KIRK a famous operatic soprano, will give a concertat accordance with the Navy's program of offer
I tunate enough to own and operate an the Old Auditorium, Buidling :513, on Friday, 10 March, 1914, ing all possible assistance to disabled veterans, an
mobile. With the shortage of gasoline, plus a I at 2000. This is under auspices of U.S.O office of the U. S. Employment Service has been
distance problem to combat, it would be most I established at the U. S. Naval Hospital here. Men:
automobiles if Sinclair Drago. who have been discharged from the Naval service
,
considerate of those owning ,
about the Read Any Good They Came to London, .by Paul will now be able to gain suitable employment as
when going from point to point Tabor quickly as possible, through the service of this or.. nBB)
Station, they should offer pedestrians the This Winged World; an anthology ganization.-GREAT LAKES BULLETIN.
opportunity to ride. Books Lately? of aviation fiction ed. by -

On occasion autos with no persons therein Thomas Collison. No Place Like Home .
other than the drivers have been known to Non-Fiction
the It is NEWS in capital letters when a man comes
pass pedestrians who were walking in :, Animal Reveille by Richard back from leave 24 hours early. But here is the
same direction. the motor vehicle was trav- Dempewolff. case of a bluejacket who logged in nine-count 'em

eling. Basic Radio Principles, by Mau- -days ahead of schedule.
And you fellows who are picked up by con- rice G. Suffem. His name is Thomas J. Friday, StM2c. He worksat
siderate motorists Don't burn the upholsterywith Exploring the Graphic Arts, by Officers' Mess.
f Anthony Marinaccio. Asked why he returned to NAS with the major ,
cigaret butts, scatter ashes on the floor The New Europe, by Bernard portion of his leave unspent, he just smiled and said
of your benefactor's automobile or attempt to Newman. "I dunno. Guess I just like the place!"-THE
knock off the side of the vehicle by the force Power and Flight) by Assen Jor- DUSTER, Clinton Okla.

which close the door. danoff. -
:with you -
Roundup Time: a collection of
Just a little more consideration on the part Southwestern writing, by GeorgeS. Write Home

of all concerned-the motorist by offeringthe Perry, The Captain and the Chaplain have been j

pedestrian a ride, and the pedestrian by NATTC LIBRARY Target: Germany. the recipients of a number of letters from 0

care in not damaging the motorist's vehicle, parents, wives and brothers and sisters anxi.

I would make things more pleasant for all Fiction The Golden Fleece, by Norah Navy Radio Programs ously inquiring as to the welfare of men on

concerned. Lofts. this ship. Each inquiry is prompted "by the
Thursday-"Lucky Bag"
; -"=!i The Lady in the Lake, by Ray WMER2030.2035Frlday"Navy fact that no word has been received foa,....

L Uust Compare' tot mond O, Henry Chandler.Memorial Award Prize weeks and in some instances months. Suc.;

t Uncle Sam is considered one of the best paying Stories, 1943. Wing* neglect is criminal and can cause serious con
bosses in the world. Compare our base monthly rates Retreat From the Dolphin, by WJAX-21002130Tuuctayf'1og. sequences. It not only breaks down the health

to those of other navies in the world; U. S.. $50; Darwin Le Ora Teilhet. Over Amer.ka"WJhP2100.21so. of loved ones but also weakens the morale on
,
Russia, $4 Italy, $1.51: Shadow of Night, by August
Canada $35; Germany, $21; ; ; the home USS
front. MONUMENT
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Salty Humor From Color By Bombing

,i Here And There
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FT. WORTH FIELD, Tex.-
aii Could Be Wounded SoldiersNurse There's a sergeant down here who .

Men are peculiar, just as women has been a three-striper for more ;

have long suspected. For Instance Recounts StoryOf than a year and has never applied
a fellow who hadn't kiss for Officer Candidate School.

ed his wife l-i five years, shot a Inhuman Treatment The other day a pal asked hint
fellow who did. why.
Suffered On Bataan"Was The sergeant smiled. "Remem

I About Boston ber Sgt. York In the last war?" ...
I surprised when I read
ii A Bostonian was showing a visiting he asked.
the shocking story of the 'Marchof
Englishman around. "This is His pal said he did.
I
Death' of the brave men of Ba-
I Bunker Hill Monument, where "Chum," said the sergeant
taan? Not in the slightest! After
II I Warren fell, you know." "Name me Just one of the second
of Jap butchery In the
I The visitor surveyed the lofty samples lieutenants in that war."
shaft fall! Philippines, nothing they ever did
thoughtfully. "Nasty
would surprise me," said Lt. (Jg) siDecorations
Killed him of course?
Anne Bernatitus, Navy nurse who
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Don'tAlways
Ar escaped from Bataan on a submarine -
ffIRE Sailor
Defense and is now serving at a hos-
Make A Hero I
J Ltiff( ) (to civilian applicant pital in New Orleans. Lt. Berna-
for a job)-Have you had any experience -
.- titus was the first person in the HEADQUARTERS SOUTH PA-
in works
-- defense Naval service to win the Legionof CIFIC AIR FORCE Since the
Yes used to
/
NOT AT NO. U! FIRE AT NO. 2! with Applicant sailortBelieve go Honor Award according to the shooting down of Major Gregory

It's the AAF's A-20 or the It's the Japs' Mc-20 "Topsy," a a I Incentive Division of the Navy De- Boyington, Marine ace who had 26
"Boston" as it is called by the It Not partment."Our Japanese planes to his credit, It
\\ RAF. The A-20 is a high midI long range, low-wing, twin radial An officer or field hospital on Bataan has been revealed that he had, for
saw a slightly loopy
) i i I S wing light bomber, powered by engine transport plane. It has a sailor leaning against a building. was small-much too small for the some unexplained reason, never

two radial engines. It has a long long, streamlined fuselage with "What are you doing?" asked number of sick and wounded. been decorated.
nose which projects Well ahead of the nose extending well forward I the officer. Those who couldn't be bedded down Only a few days before his last

the wings. Its underslung engine of the underslung engine nacelles. "Holding up the building, sir," inside were placed in cots side by mission, MaJ. Boyington had re*
nacelles cctend beyond the wing's quickly replied the drunken side in the field. There were hun- marked jokingly, "When I get
J The of Both edges of the wings taper to of these cots. As
trailing edge. leading edge Bailor. dreds many men home all I can wear is a South
the wings straight and the trailIng rounded tips. The tailplane has a "Oh yeah?" said the officer were dying from sickness as from Pacific campaign ribbon."

edge is swept forward to nar- pronounced taper on the leading Report to your C. P. O. Imme wounds. Medicine was rationed. i M
row tips. The tailplane is elUpI edge with rounded tips and has a diately." Bandages and gauze were so scarce!!
I tical. single- fin So the sailor shrugged his that we washed out the old ones Buy, Buy War BondsOr

I Courtesy Dodd Mead A Co., publishers Aircraft Spotter by Lester Ott shoulders, staggered awayandthe and used them again.
building fell over. "One morning we heard tile Bye; Bye Freedom
}JAPS Japanese bombers coming. We
,| HAVE NO TRUCK Poem weren't afraid of the planes-not ings, during one terrible day ort

Oh, heart, oh meI that first time! We thought we Bataan we had 285 patients on
love he had nothing to fear We had put our operating table in 8 hours.
t ,
x!i FOR TERRIBLE TWINS But he loves she huge red crosses-50 feet In size One patient every two minutes of

And she ain't me -around that field. The hospital the day! We tried to take first

; SOU'WEST So me and he buildings and doctors' quartershad those who had the best chance of
IN PACIFIC Ain't we, see? similar markings."The surviving. One soldier came In with
Japs went down very low. his abdomen blown to bits. He was
The Navy's two new fighter They couldn't have missed the a goner and I think he knew it.
Bar Room Drama
planes-the Vought Corsair and crosses-and they didn't miss the He asked: 'Doctor, is there any
"Pardon Astor but
ARMISTICEThe me, Mrs. that
the Grumman Hellcat-are compiling would have beds. Yes, they bombed those help- hope at all ?' The doctor tried to
\ fine records in the Pacific never happened if youhadn't I less American patients. They used reassure him and replied, 'We'll do
:..1 according to a recent Navy De- stage was set, the house that stepped" between me and those red crosses, symbols of everything we can!' The soldier
dimmed the MAD :Marine spittoon.
: partment announcement. lights mercy, as targets and our boys lay tried to roll over. 'Doc,' he said .
The "Terrible Twins," as they band about to begin its second Learning Fast there in the sun and waited for 'get me off there and save one of

", have been dubbed by the Fleet's concert in the new auditorium.The When five-year-old Willy encountered death from the sky. those other fellows who still has a

t aviators, in 1043 destroyed 884 curtain went up an his father, just home "As a result of the Jap bomb- I fighting chance!'
at loss of 170, amazed from the
enemy planes a gasp popped
from work, he was obviously recovering -
1 thereby improving the five to one leatherneck audience.
from a crying spell. Curfew
which and Marine Newcomers r Midnight I
ratio Navy There in the center of the green "What's the trouble, Willy?" Play '
'
fliers have maintained since
Corps dressed piccolo toting Marines was Inquired his father. Order Cancelled i

r' the war's beginning. the drummer a sailor. "!'\'e just had a dreadful scene Their Part In I
.'f Making Its debut in February, The gob was Seaman Second with your wife," sniffed Willy. Acting upon the orders of the
1943, the Pratt .and Whitney Class W. B. Cosper and his pres- Chief of Naval Air Operational

,.t ; powered Corsair wound up the ence typifies the harmony between Not That Bad Red Cross Work I Training the midnight curfew in,
,Icy j year with a record of 084 Jap Sailors and Marines in the NATTC Three men were repairing a tele- effect for service men in down
planes shot down or bloated to area. His story follows: phone wire. A woman driving I town Jacksonville, has been cani
bite on the ground. Only 108 along the road in her car saw Newcomers are always welcomeat celled, it was announced in the
"This is my story for playing the Naval Air Station Unit of
Plan of the last
J' Corsairs were lost, with a large the men climbing up the pole. I Day Saturday.
I
the Red Cross and add interest to .
number of their pilot being res "Look at those silly fools," she "Cancel immediate subpara:
cued the task of making surgical dress- graph 'd' of paragraph 3 of CNA:
landed safely. Mechanics checking said. "You'd think I've nfer drivena
'" The Hellcat made its bow duringthe the plane found only one gallon of car before." ings.Among i OpTra serial" 03257 dated 17 Feb
who
those have Joinedthe
ruary 1944, the order read.
carrier task force raid on Mar- oil in the oil tank.
cus Island, 1 Sept., 1943, but did The Hellcat has shouldered the Talk group this past month-and I The curfew order had said: "On
contributed to the splendid
substantial burden of carrier Out- Said pro- nights other than Saturday nightsall
not meet any enemy protection. one skeleton in the museumto
J. B.
duction record-are Mrs.
aerial until the Wake standing example of this_phase of had I personnel shall be off the
opposition another "If we any 0i fawe'd
; Greer, Mrs. N. J. Florance, Mrs. streets 2400. On
Island raid a month later. From the aerial warfare in the Pacificwas get out of here." I by Saturday
A. V. Powell, Mrs. Paul E. Brandt, nights all shall
personnel be off
then until the end of the year, the the record hung up by Hell-
"
Mrs. A. C. Cooledge and Mrs. C.
the
streets
0100.
Hellcat-also Pratt and Whitney cats defending Navy carriers which Depends on Smile R. Maiwald. by
powered-put 300 enemy craft out launched the attack groups against Every man likes to see a broad the four-week +--- .4
of the fight. Only 62 Hellcats were Rabaul on 11 Nov. The Japs sent smile. Especially if she smiles in Winding, up report Servicemen
volunteers are Justly proud To Get
lost. Many of the Hellcat pilots out four waves of bombers to sink his direction.
of making 2600 small bandages,
were rescued. the flat tops. Seventy planes in all Break This Year
five hundred 4 by 4, and 320 large
The Corsair and the Hellcat have surged against the task force. the concert Feb. 7, 1944 with the stitched dressings. On Income Taxes

divided the fighter burden, the Navy pilots in Hellcats shot down Marine student band. Fifty-five workers, putting in
Hellcats operating from carriers 64 of these. Not a single enemy "It all started when I Joined the 675 hours, accomplished this ban- Continued from page OBO

with Navy pilots at the controls, plane was able to break throughto Navy student band. I came to ner month's work, which was well pay.Clear
Corsairs land bases with bomb or torpedo distance of the band and the enough?
the from practice one night over the quota assigned to the
in most instances, Marine fliers as ships.The Navy band did not practice so the Unit by Red Cross headquarters. As a parting suggestion, the
pilots. Both, however, can operate Corsair's record In protecting conductor of the :Marine student Among the notable workers was Treasury Department has recom
from either ship or land bases. I'I'I captured island bases band invited the sailors!! to prac- Mrs. Eben Smith, who put in over mended that you use tax form

That the "twins" can take pun- from bombardment, established tice with him. 50 hours of time; Mrs. H. S. Duck- 1040A-a new simplified type of
ishment is illustrated by the storyof largely by filing Marines, is "After practice had finished I worth who has 38 hours to her income tajp'$: form-If your total Income -

Lieut. Mayo A. Hadden, Jr, equally e-n\lable. On one occasion went up to the conductor and credit and :Mrs. Fred Gage who is less than $3,000, which it

USNR, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., four Corsairs met and repelled thanked him for letting me prac- chalked up 33 hours. probably is.
who was engaged in fierce combat an attack by 40 Jap war- tice with him, and asked him if it Mrs. A. C. Cramp has won a
with a superior enemy force. His planes, shooting down M\ might be possible to practice with green star for 75 hours of service. and :Mrs. Charles Lautenschlager.They .

Hellcat was hit squarely by five Both planes mount six 50 caliber him all the time as I like his Those who have been awarded 50- have attended the Tuesdayand

20 millimeter cannon shells, the oil machine guns, both are capableof leadership, the music he sets up on hour red stars are Mrs. J. B. Friday sessions regularly and
tank was pierced, a cylinder was top speeds above 400 miles an the stand, and the good fellowshipof Lynch, Mrs. Donald De Hart and now have each put in 25 hours of
blown completely off the engine. hour, ceilings over 35,000 feet, and the members of the band to the Mrs. A. C. Humphrey.R. work in the Unit's center-the

:But he flew back to his carrier and range of over 1,500 miles. Sailors." J. Smith, Mrs. Fred Bauchens. Sunday school room. ,
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i NAS r Teammates- Meet After 2 Years Here's A Call For VF 4 Is Basketball ChampIn



I t : a + Bluejackets To Commandant's Cup Race


Enter Golf MeetThe Squadron VF 4, knit together in as fine an intramural.

team as the Station can produce, overcame tough oppositionin

first golf tournament in the beating Squadron VPB 2 ((2)) for the Commandant's Cup
basketball title.
h.. history of the Air Station will get
Sparked oy me sensationalmarksmanship
underway Monday with a call to of its two for

3" all enlisted men of the main sta- NAS Personnel Can't I wards, Kaiser and Clammer, the

tion, NATTC, Hospital and NAO Enter Gloves Fighter squadron managed to stay
TC to enter. Golden ahead; through all.f_ the four
; % of Naval quarters.The .
Enlisted Participation per-
men sign at the
may
up
sonnel In the Golden Gloves score was 13 to 12 at the
cc golf shack located at Kelley and boxing tournament Is not au- end of the first quarter; 20 to 16 ,
-- : Birmingham streets at any time thorized according to an an- at the half; 31 to 27 at the third

between now and the start of the nouncement by Rear Admiral A. quarter and 44 to 39, final.

t f- tournament or they sign C. McFall, Chief of Naval Air Johnny Lipon starred for VPB
may up
Operational Training 2 ((2) racking up 17 points on six
immediately before playing their "While this tournament may baskets and five free throws.

qualifying round. be classified as a benefit the VF presented a well coordinatedoffense
Jack Cummins SpAlc, who Chief of Naval Personnel has and had deceptive and efSquadron -

was golf pro at Shawnee on the consistently held that athletic
contests in the nature of bene-
rc VF4Fg.
Delaware and at Granview Coun- Ft.
c fits do not fall within the char- Clammer r. 6 2 Tfi1alser.
try Club, York, Pa, before the acter of those authorized by ref r. 8 0 IGBltlns.

' r d m Ai7 war will be in charge of the tour- erence (b) (Secretary of the .R.c. o 4 2

nament which Is being sponsoredby Navy's letter of 29 July, 1943)), Baldwin, c. 2 8 10. 4
"The merits of the benefit are Petty, g. 0 0
the
physical training department
not questioned," the announce- I "4 41i'g.
.
tom
ment stated. .tI.droll 'r" I (
;. .'-. have Any Questions- For further particulars in ref- FA' TfiMatzk
; .
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<"' <, ,>': ". ...., ;r. Any questions concerning the erence to the Golden Gloves f. 0 0 0
.tooo$ 0 wt""_" .. ,(:;'"1MAi .... tournament will be answered by tournament interested persons Gordon, r. 0 0 0
,
."
-. "'" should consult the Plan of the Keller. t". 3 0 6
.
;.. ", "." '" .. Cummins at Et. 8157: or by Lieut.
.w. -...::. .: ,;. .. .. :.;':. 3'r :.' > Hobbs Adams at Ext. 593. Day for 1 March. A.Bllcheekhlck Fetchick.C.g. 3 5 0 0 10 6
;. ''" -' ""' "" ,' 't Taking in consideration the fact 0 0

.> : : 'S.;, 4wa that Bluejackets seldom have golf -11 -5 31J-
.. t .' ..;::,. . clubs in their possession, the phy- 5 Teams Are Tied
... ...., ,.... ..,.-,, .. ..... 'f:
-;
....--- -' ....J'..... .- ...:"'I : sical training department will have fective passing in working the ball
1 Capt. Thomas Mann, USMC. left, and 2nd Lt. James Robinson geta approximately 50 sets available at in through the VPB defenses, Kaiser
chance to talk over old times. In 1941 they played on the first Station the first tee. There will be no As Keglers EyeCommandant's demonstrated unusual accuracyIn

football team. Capt. Mann, who has 10 Jap planes to his credit, is an charge for the use of these clubs. dumping in long range one-hand
instructor at VF 4, while Lt. Robinson is in operational training there. Golfers, good, fair and not so shots from the side.
s teammates in '41, Capt. Mann a cadet at the time, played end and hot, will have an opportunity toget CupFive The game was played to breaka
Lt. Robinson, then an aviation machinist mate, third class, played in their qualifying round any tie since both teams had ended
center. time between Monday 6 March and teams, Boathouse, Store- the playoff round with nine triumphs
a Sunday 12 March inclusive. The keepers, Squadron VO-VCS, Squadron and one defeat, topping all
course will be open dally from VF and Personnel are in a tie other. teams of both leagues.
0800 to 1900. for the lead as CommandantCup Squadron VPB 2 (1)) and Docks
Match play will begin Monday bowlers go into the second Ferries tied for third place with a
13 March and two matches must week of the NAS playoffs.All playoff record of seven triumphsand
be played each week. five have garnered four three defeats.In .
Cummins will examine the quail'ying points. For winning each game of playoff games during the
scores of all players and :a three game series, the teams week A & R piled up 84 points In
then form three flights in which overwhelming the Recruit Center

match play will follow. PLAYOFF STANDINGS<.. 84 to 38. A & R's high scorers
110. IK. VU.
r: The qualifying round will be Boathouse 3 769 2249 4 I and their point totals were: Cog-
nine holes but match play will be Storekeepers 3 863 2438 4 I geshall, 22 points; Demkowski. 15;
at 18 holes. VOVCS 3 855' 2473 4
2566 4 Salisbury, 13; and Ramsay, 12.
,
Edmund Walsh Y2 Prizesill be awarded to the Personnel 3' 100111 2888 4 Bishop had 12 and O'QuInn 11 for
,
medalist in the qualifying round Docks-Ferries 6 807 2300 3 the Recruit Center.
and to the winners and runners up Assembly! & Repair 6 9)1): :681 3 notched win
Hospital a surprise
VPB2 No 1 6 846 2305 1VM
Lieut. Raymond B. (Bear) Wolf, pre-war football coach in each flight. Unit 3 724 :2102 1 over VPB 2 (1)) 33 to 29. EldridgehAd
An entry fee of twentyfivecents Ordnance Gunnery 3 752 0 15: points and Polack eight to
at the
; University of North Carolina and now athletic director will be charged. Balls are on T-A 3 779 2223 0
the winners. J. R. Newhamhad
at the Naval Air Station, Miami, Fla., told us an interesting sale at the first tee. Marine Barracks 0 0 pace 12 points for the losers.

yarn recently about George Stirnweiss, New York picked up three points and one additional VTB 2 (2)) scored two triumphs

,.Yankee shortstop, point for sweeping the during its last minute march to the
'
"George; t 'd--the same troubleIn Navy Boxers Beat series. finals. First the runners-up defeated
college-an ulcerated stomach ten game playoffs. Michael Feta- Personnel with a high single 0 & G 53 to 18 with M.
-which made him 4F !in the draft. chick, Sis, a center, has 111 points game of 1014 and a high series of Fetchlck getting 17 points and
He was a fighter though, and I Imagine for his season total and 96 for the Marines In BoutsAt 2888 set the fastest pace. Of the Lipon. 10. Shield had 14 for 0 &: G.
that he's playing for the playoffs. other four leaders, VF was closestto Continued on pace fceven
the crack Personnel squad in ----' -
[Yankees now for much the same
reason that he In response to the Minor NATTC GymA the averages. VF had a high single Pfc Pat Harder Is NowA
League Postar Committee's game of 882 and a high series of
(played foo t b a 11
request for suggestions from trio of Navy leatherpushers 2566.A Naval Aviation Cadet
land baseball for and It Still Threat
baseball fans on how to keep the
smeared it on the Marines in the
-, jus. He loved com- game alive among the younger NATTC student boxing card last Sixth place A and R which has Pfc Marlin M "Pat" Harder,
petition.i The generation, a lieutenant stationed Friday night to give a five-man picked up three points but which USMCR is now an aviation cadetat

I have in here, came through with a Sailor team a 3 to 2 edge over the has bowled three additional gables. the Navy Flight Preparatory
story plan which won particular rec Leathernecks.. Four other three- is second to Personnel ,in the av school University of Pennsylvania.
f mind goes back ognition.It's round bouts were held. Opening erages. They have a 950 single Harder who had been a Pfc. in
| to the Tulane the lieutenant's idea to the show was a battle royal be- game and a 2681 three game series. the Marines until his transfer last
game In '38 when have the majors and minors who tween six:! blindfolded fighters who However, A and R had the misfortune week won national prominence asa
A [ George was a don't mind ..spending thousand put on a performance that brought of meeting Personnel in University Wisconsin backfield -
| junior. dollars here and there for less! howls and laughter from the large the opening round.In star.
i "He was In the Important things, spend the crowd of students present. the first round, the five first He was named the outstanding
Lieut R B. Wolf hospital for the money In the high schools and The results of the fights all place teams won their games in college all-star in the annual college -

first three weeks of the season grade schools Many a small of which ended In decisions, follow: this manner. Personnel won three pro game in Chicago last
with strict orders to stay in bed school can't carry baseball because Paul McNally Navy 124 pounds from A and R Storekeepers won summer and last fall played for

and take it easy. Our fourth game of the expense involved It of Cascade, Iowa, won over Marine Continued oa pace: seven Georgia pre-flight..
was pointed out. -- -- ------ -- -- --- -- -
was coming up the following Sat- Gordon Sterling 130: pounds, Bos-
*
urday and knowing how badly ton; Johnny Harjong Navy, 136
George wanted to play I thoughtI'd Two big league baseball playerswere Utica N. Y., outpointed Ernie Air Raiders HaveA Only To Beath
go to the hospital and cheer in town in the past few days. Marine
Charboneau 132 Detroit:
him up a little. Chief Specialist Hugh Casey, whois Marine Bob Martin, 143 Boston, and R To Cline:: Tournament
e)
"1 got there and found him out being transferred from the Nor- beat Lee Wittstadt, Navy 143,
folk NAS The NATTC Air Raiders can se w the main station basketballeir
of bed doing setting up exercises. was spending part of Baltimore; Sailor Bob Breman, 16... up
'If I'm going to play football, his leave with friends here while Erie, beat Marine Bob Luehr, 153 tournament Thursday night on the home court-"If they beat As-
I've got to stay in shape,' was all Apprentice Seaman Lou Klein, of Newport Ky: ; and Marine Arky sembly and Repair The time on tl he game has: been set tentativelytitle

lie had to bay. Somehow he got the St. Augustine Coast Guard, Dyer, 165, Shawnee Okla., out- for 1800. .
the doctors to release him and was on the station Monday. pointed Glenn Seaman, Navy, 163, Squadron VPB 2 ((1)) the lone 1 I '- ---- ----
placed against Tulane. 0 Moline, 111. main station entry with a chance hopes with a 57 to 38 tit-

"Without any scrimmage/ he Cal Cagni, Splc, of the Shore In two bouts featuring Navy to tie the Raiders, plays the strong umph. Freer had 21 points and
had a hot day against Tulane, Patrol, Is the only well known pro- fighters, Lew Carchiara 143, New VF 4, Commandant's Cup cham- I Lester 15 for the winners' while
engineering two touchdown fessional boxer still on the station, York City decisioned Dick Cole- >lons, at 1730 Friday In main station Hambrick had 16 and Starkman

drives. A sweet football player, of the original group to report grove 139, Copenhagen, N. Y, and gym. 12 for the losers., I
that boy!" here. All the rest, Georgie Abrams, Red Hyman, 119, Brooklyn beat VPB 2 (1)), which lost a 33 to 27: ,
A & R checked the rise of
Frank Poreda Al Nettlow CelesI
Steve
Stlrnwelss, who came up to the Tony Navarre 119, New Orleans.In game to the Raiders, has been de- '
Yankees from :Newark, earned Belloise and Bill Poland have been contests between Marines, tial Navigation Training, which

all conference recognition and sent elsewhere. Tommy Tucker Paul Mosely, 152, Cisco. Tex., took GAMES FRIDAY had won two games In a row, 28
All-American mention In was killed In a plane crash. to 19. had 10
some Coggeshall points
Ferdie Kostoff 152, Seattle, and
0 0 VF 4 \*. VPB 2 (1)) . .at 1730
'38, his last season at Carolina. Guy Noll 170. Palmerton, Pa., out- I' Seaman: Guard vs. CN'T. . at 1830 and Demkowski eight for A & R
lie weighed 165 pounds and On the same carrier In the Pacific pointed Joe Harris, 170, Jackson- VPB 2 (2) U. Cecil IMA.. at 1930NAflC Deane had 10 points for CNT.
stood five feet seven Inches In are Lieut. Comdr. George Earn- ville. vs. A and It (at NATTC)
height. ahaw. Naval Air Station baseball Squadron VF 4 defeated Squadron -
Last week we acknowledged the coach in 1942 and Lieut. Joe Krustifek feated twice and has to win its VPB 2 (2) officers 31 to 20.

Newham brothers of Squadron I 'Pittsburgh city tennis champ NAS Lakehurst Has Plans last two games while NATTC has Continued on pat seven
VPB 2 (1) as the outstanding in the late thirties, who was stationed to lose its final two games to effect I
For Baseball
Station TeamThe
both at main station and atLee
r brother combination In Comman a tie.Coggeshall.
I Marek Is InstructorMax
dant's Cup basketball. This weekwe Field.Rockne Naval Air Station. Lake- Salisbury and Dem- Navy

pay tribute to the equally skilled at hurst. N. J., will have its first cowskl will lead A & R, a vastly :, Marek. former Chicagi
Fetachick brothers of Squadron Had Great Record Station baseball team according: improved team in recent weeks, | :;Golden:: Glove Champ and one olW1
VPB 2 who have to the the few fighters to hold a decision
((2) helped spark an announcement in Airship, Into the den of the Raiders. Bitter -
their team Into a tie with VF for Knute Rockne'a Notre Dame ele- station newspaper. over world heavyweight
the Commandant's Cup title. vens won 105: games, lost 12 and Lleut. Lyal Clark, athletic officer Kebba Taft and Freer are champ Joe Louis, Is now Specialat -
Andrew Fetachick, AMM3c, a tied five. Rockne was killed in expects to schedule a game the NATTC stalwarts. I first class Marek and a boxIng -
forward, has totaled 190 points for an airplane crash in Kansas In with the New York Giants who In games last week, NATTC I instructor at the U. S. Naval
the season and ninety more in the 1931. will train Lakewood. N. J. mocked Docks-Ferries from its Air Station, New York.Y"1""ff .













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. pl2MenCanMake> NATTC Basketball('..."..y Standings The I He Knows Whereof He Speaks II '
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Packers-Chicago Bears football .800 collegiate sports be con-
.. game.about+eight years ago. Mid- 3 6 .4 :.600
1 tinued as the war tempo in-
4 .556
way through the contest, with g 4 5 ..444
Green.Bay well down in the Bears' 4 7 .3ft4 creases 1ANSWERS it
territory,'" Quarterback Johnny 4 2 'l .222 ) : rats I Iy
Blood was cooking up something Fourth Regiment
special in the huddle when he Barracks "'1'11 Led Pet ELMER VANERBURG, HAlc:
53 7 2 .778 "Sure. not? take
Why They oughta
looked up and found Carl Brum- 54 .5 3 ,.625 ., l4
51 4 4 .500 the draft-eligible athletes in the
baugh, Bears' quarterback, in the
56 1 2 draft and let those 4F's that
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huddle with him and the rest of
52 1 7 ;
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the Packers. A EM School ;
Bob Feller or Joe DiMaggio and
"Pull up a chair, Carl," he Invited Itarratki 17. Hon 2 Lost 0 1.000 Pet the gamed could go on with those I
16 1 1 eta left."
"No thanks," said Carl, making 18 19 1 1 .500 PFC JAMES EFIRD, Marine
sapid tracks for his own side ofthe 20 1 0 1 1 .500.0(0 Corps: "I think they should, be-
It' line. "I just thought I couldbe 21 0 1 .000 cause it teaches men to work as a
of some help, but you guys ---t- team together. But I think that .r
seem to understand the play pretty 5 Bowling Teams Tied athletes should be drafted when R +M pY
well." Continued their turn comes. They can:: be of
from pate six
more use in service than as civil- L. Clements, AOMlc (right), is NATTC ordnance school instructor -
Golfer Joe Kirkwood was giving VO-VCS three from Ordnance and Gunnery. ians in games." who armed the planes that brought down the first Jap aircraftof
driving instructions to a novice. house won three from T4. Boat- WILLIAM E. LOVETT, AM3c the war He served nearly five years in the Pacific and saw plenty
"The first thing you do," said ries. VF won three from Docks-Fer- "I really think they should I en- of action. He came to NATTC last September as instructor of electric
Joe, "is address the ball." 2 ((1). won three from VPB joy reading and following sport3" I turrets, AOMB. Here Clements is shown giving Student A. V. Hoffman -

"What?" said the guy. Some of the teams have bowled DAN CLARHOLM, Sic: 'All I AOM2c left), a few pointers.
"Address the ball," Joe re- this clamor for sports in wartime
more cthan three Docks-
games seems like mass hysteria to me.It's '
peated. Ferries got three points in beating Which Magazines Lead In Sales At
"Hello, ball," said the duffer VM unit in two and not clear thinking to my no-
games by
tion. Every day read in the
taking the total pins. A and R took papers about famous you football and I Mainside Ship's Service Guess?
HERE'S A HOT SPORTS two games out of three from VPB baseball stars being rejected from ; "
FLASH: Cornell University's well- 2 ((1) and had high total pins for I ,
tne servIce. ur you rsaa about Ask Joe Memrow which magazines -
conditioned team won the Col- three points.Tennis giant crowds of absentee war the Mainside Ship's Serv-
lege Club's annual catch-as-catch- --- -- workers attending horse races. I Ordnance Man ice sells most and the hefty '

can duplicate bridge championship, still think that it's more importantto fountain manager will grunt
played under Marquis of Queens- Tournament wln the war than any game, good-naturedly and say "Guess
bury rules in New York recently. and that the end of the war will Saw 1st Jap what."

The Big Red team smashed the come quicker if some people over Is it the aviation magazines?'
game but out-weighed Dartmouth At NATTC Is Now here, and that Includes a lot cf .
Plane DownedJ. "Nope, says Joe.
in hard
boys a fought grudge fellows in uniform, were half as
match in which the psychic bid- enthusiastic about getting into action Is it Liberty, Colliers, Satur-

ding was terrific. The house was !In Quarter FinalsPlay as they are about getting to L. Clements, OAMlc, a vet- day Evening" Post 7 }
jammed. I the ball game." eran of many battle actions dur- "Nope.

in the NATTC Officers' ELLIOT CREWS, S2c: "Sports ing his four and a half years of Is It True Romance, Girls, or
When Fresco Thompson was I' Tennis Tournament went about as symbolize America. Hell, no, we duty in the Pacific, saw U. S. Na- Jokes?
managing the Birmingham club, ( expected last week with favorites shouldn't let Hitler kill our sports val fliers knock down one of the "Nope. I'll tell you," says Joe
the New York Yankees sent hima I stroking their way into the quarter traditions. should encourage all first Jap planes ot the war-an "It's the comic books."
young pitcher with a lot of finals of the singles and semifinalsin the college sports and high school event which took place about the All the comic books sell fastas
smoke on the ball but nothing under doubles. sports because those kids will need time the enemy struck Pearl Har- doughnuts while many of the
his hat save his ears. Fresco Lieut. M. H. Bailey, rated the that quick thinking and toughness bor.Early more erudite magazines literally
wanted to get a line on the goof man to beat in the singles, upheldhis when they get into this war. As In the morning of Dec. gather dust on the shelves.
so he approached him and spoke."I prestige with a 6-4, 6-2 triumphover for the pro stars, draft 'em. Theyare 7, 1941, the heavy cruiser North- Next to the comics come Life,
know you played with Au- Ens. G. E. Fry. In other mature men, they're robust and hampton was in Hawaiian waters. detective magazines, and The
gusta last year and went very matches, Marine 2nd Lieut. David they should fight for their country Clements, now NATTC instructor Yank, which is the Army's offi-
well," said Fresco. "Where were Zenoff outpointed Ens. B. L. Sutherland just like the rest of us." of electric turrets, AOMB, was the cial weekly "by enlisted men
you the year before?" 6-2, 6-3; Marine 2nd Lieut. Fred Walker, SoM3c: "I only ordnance man aboard, serv- and for enlisted men."
"Amsterdam," said the kid. H. J, Goar won over Lieut. C. H. say yes any time. All woik and icing the cruiser's four SOC observation Memrow said that among the
"And how did you go there?" Schmitt, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4; Lieut. (Jg) no play makes the GI a dull boy." planes. Two of the magazines .lllng for 15c and up
asked Fresco. G. V. Cowper outstroked Lieut. C. EVERETT MASTERS, S2c "It planes, fully serviced with ammu- Reader's Digest Is most popular
"By train," said the kid. "Noneof E. Anderson, 6-3, 6-4; and Lieut. doesn't look to me like any of the nition, were in the air. according to sales volume.
them buses for me." K. W. Eppert defeated Lieut. M. athletes are able to fight. They all Suddenly the calmness of the Although some long-haired
G. Karow, 6-4, 7-5. Three matchesare have pulled muscles or pricked morning was shattered as a )lone thinkers may be surprised by
yet to be played. They are be- eardrums, or something, and aren'tfit Jap Zero, one of the enemy the popularity of the comics,
Here's the latest major league tween Lieut. C. C. Calavan and for the draft, according to whatI planes aiming at Pearl Harbor, newspapers have been building
draft box score: Detroit pitcher Lieut. Rudd, Lieut. R. W. Weeks read in the papers. So that's all roared' down out of the cloudsto fabulous circulation on the
Virgil Trucks was inducted into and Lleut. J. W. Richter, and Lieut. they're good for, sports or-the glue attack the two surprised SOC strength of comic strips for
the Navy; Dodger pitcher Bill (jg) M. J. Daub and Mr. Davis. factory." scouts. Both of our planes were years. In fact, the comic car-
Sayles joined the AAF; Washington In the doubles, the favored team EDWARD SWERTFAGER, Sic: flying low Clements related. An toons have become as much a
catcher Jake Early, Cardinal of Lieuts. Calavan and R. W. Wo- "Sports should continue, becauseso the attacking Jap drove in for part of America as sports, hot
pitcher Howie Krist and Bob Car- mach outclassed Lieuts. A. L. Ja- many service men are inter- the expected easy kill," one of dogs and Jitterbugs
penter, owner of the Phillies, pass- cobs and F. Armstrong. In other ested in them. It peps up morale. the SOC's acted as a decoy

ed their pre-Induction physical doubles results, 2nd Lieuta. Zenoff They should continue athletics with The alert maneuver tricked the in command of the U. S. shipsat
exams; Yankee ace pitcher Spud and Goar of the Marine Corps de- the players that are not drafted." Jap, and the machine gunners of sea, while Admiral William F.
Chandler and Ben Chapman, former feated Lieut Schmitt and Ens. PFC JOHN C. KALIATA, Ma- the two scouts teamed to blast the Halsey directed the operations.
big league star, have been accepted Sutherland, 2-6. 6-0, 6-4; Lieut. rine Corps: "I think so. Keeps up Zero into the sea. They got the "Just before each action Ad-
by the Army for limited Bailey and Ens. Fry won over the fellows morale. And it keeps enemy plane at a height of only miral Spruance would tell the
service Dodger outfielder Dixie I Lieuts. (jg) W. D. Castle and H. C. their mind off war." 50 feet. One gunner fired 104 men what our objective was
Walter, Dodger catcher Bobby Wurl 6-1. 6-3; and Mr. McKellerand PFC ARTHUR J. RODRIQUEZ, rounds and the other only 84. The where we would attack from and
Bragan, Giant infielder, Dist Bat- Mr. Davis advanced on a for- Marine Corps: "Why spoil every- Zero burst; into flames and went I what the odds were," Clements
tell and Detroit outfielder Don feit by Lieuts. L. F. Blalock and body's fun just because there's a to its watery grave-No, 1 in the stated. "He let us know what
Ross have been classified 1A. W. M. Unger. war going on. We don't have to thousands of Jap planes which he expected of us and in turn
---iii-! stop sports. There's plenty of ath- have met death at the hands of what we could expect from him.

RAF Sgt. Freddie Mills, light VF 4 Is Basketball ChampIn letes around without deferring any the U. S. since the war started. During the actual engagement,
heavyweight champion of the Brit of them. There's always someone I Distinguished Flying Crosses he would encourage the men and
ish Empire, has challenged Sgt Commandant's Cup around to take the place of the. were awarded later to the pilots of give a running account of the-
A Joe Louis to a title bout if and Continued from pare six best of 'em. I'm for sports going I the two planes, Lieuts. Reeves and battle 'pi'er the bhlp's loud
hen the Brown Bcrober comes to Next they took Seaman Guardin on, but not for deferring athletes. Covington, and to the: gunners, speaker"
England. The War Department has tow 52 to 27 as Lipon got 16 They're not essential." Baxter and Melton. Admiral Spruance's battle dress
announced that Louis soon will be points and M. Fetchlck, 14 points. IKE MATTHEWS, S2c: "I like However, the Zero had radioedthe included a sweat shirt, tennis
sent overseas to entertain U. :K: Wilson had 10 tallies for Seaman sports as much as the next fellow. location of the cruiser and soon shoes and field glasses. He would
servicemen in a series of bouts. Guard and Atkison, eight. I also like good whiskey, plenty afterwards a pack of Jap subs direct operations from the bridge
Docks-Ferries triumphed over 0 gas In the tank and a job that attacked. "There were a million instead of the conning tower, Clem-
& G 57 to 30. High point men for I pays better than $600 a year. But of them," Clements said with a ents added.
Maj. Robert T. Jones, of Atlanta Docks-Ferries were: Hambrlck, 25 there Is a war going on and we grin. The U-boats were driven off The ordnance man was Ui on
holder of more golf records points; Kauffman, 12; and Holland, can't win it by stalling around and after a nearby destroyer made one several other important cClnbat
than any other man, has arrivedin eight. Shields had 18 and Ferko sporting. There are men dying sure kill and probably damaged actions, Including the task force
the ETO and is to
assigned. eight for the losers. overseas and those who are alive several others.Commanding. from which the raid on Tokyowas
... officer with
duty as intelligence a VF took the Hospital In stride over there have only one wish: to the Northhamptonat launched. The Northhamptonwas
.;,.:, 'tl. AAF fighter unit 50 to 32 In Its home stretch driveto get back as quick as they can the time was Admiral RaymondA surface vessel flag ship on
", -'-i --- the championship. Kaiser, with Do you think sports is going to Spruance, who led the U. S. this mission and was the nearest

: Raiders Have Only To Beat 15 points, Clammer with 14, and help bring them back quicker? task force which recently launched ship to Tokyo. Clements also was
Biglns with 10 were high for the Don't you think that same energy the staggering blow at Truk. on deck in task force assaults on
... .A..andwR..To Win Tournament winners. Eldridge with 14 points 'applied to the war effort could do Clements served under the Admiralfor the Japs at Wake and the Mar- _
topped the Hospital.In more good? I do." two years aboard the heavy shall Islands. Shells were pouredat
.L o.u.Ied'! trim pate six two other games VF beat PFC NICHOLAS DELVEC- cruiser. the Marshalls from three miles
Clammer had 10 points for the Seaman Guard 38 to 17 and Marine CHIO, Marine Corps: "The boys at In the Battle of Midway, the out on Feb. 4, 1942.
winners and Nelson eight for the Barracks 55 to 26. Clammer, Kai- the: front look forward to sports. Northhampton was one of the U. Clements left the Northhamptonfive
losers ser and Bigins were the offensive The boys there ask what's goingon S. Warships which kept circling months before it was tor.
stars in these victories also. Cam- at home In sports! around a numerically superior Jap pedoed and sunk north of Guadalcanal -
VPB 2 took Sea-
Squadron ((1))
pone of the Marines had 11 points BENNY KAY MILLER, SP fleet for six days, finally chasing in November, 1942. The gal '
man" Guard in stride 39 to 18. Bis- against VF. (t)3c) : "They should be kept up. the enemy sea force past Wake lant warship had a score of 17 Jap
notched 13 points and Schwei- FINAL It's one of the things the fellowsare Island. During this victorious en- ships, 10 subs and over 200 planed
.er eight for the winners while STANDINGSW.. L. fighting for When they're gagement, Admiral Spruance was to its credit before it went down.

Turner had four for Seaman VF VPB2 Unit No. 2 9 1 1 overseas, that's what they're think- "We never even had a man
Guard VPB2 Unit No. 1 7 3 ing of most But I don't think purpose> Sports! are not essential. scratched during the time I was
STANDINGS Docks-Fci 7 3 athletes should be deferred and No, Indeed." aboard the Northhampton even
NATTC \\7'. o Assembly Hospital & Repair 6 6 4 4 I[ think service teams should do C. M. VARNON, AM3c: "Sports though the ship was hit several
VPB 2 (1) 7 Recruit Center 3 6 the playing." should be continued as far as pos- times by shrapnel shells," Clem-
A and R 4 4 Ordnance & Gunnery 3 7T4 NELDA VINES, SPt)3c.( "No, sible. That is, for kids and younger ents proudly added,
DocksFerrletRecruit Center 3 4 3 3 Seaman Guard 2 8 definitely. I don't think no. The boys But no one should be deferred A real Navy man, Clements also
Cecil Field 3 3 Marine Barrack 0 10 sports played now are not for the for sports.! Why shouldgrown thinks highly of the WAVES. He
VK 4VPB 5 Ed. Note,-VF has won 10 and lost service men. I think they could men be deferred to play was married to Carolyn Mudd
CNT 2(2) 1 1Seaman i 2 1 as while a result VPB of 2 (2)(the, hat championship won 9 and play-lost 'take: the money, time and men in football when" kids are being drafted Y/2c of the NAOTC staff last
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JAX AIR NEWS
2 March, 1944



I.HArTc Graduates Write 'Bark I Concert Florence By Kirk Lovely To- Veteran (


Be Presented Here

In the course of the past few TTCen Continued from
p.re one
years many Marines and Blue Jobs Available For
\ arts and music, graduating witha
jackets have passed through the t,
l schools in the NATTC to take B. S, degree. Then for one year

Varied places on the far-flung battlefronts Beauty Operators she taught, it was only then that
!, : of the world It is a very the urge to be a singer triumphed. !
consoling thing to know that they WANTED-Beautician*, preferably etras ee She entered the Curtis Institute of I U : -
wives ot Navy men stationed here. :
are executing with adroitness aQ(d Good hours and pay. Music, won a scholarship and progressed .
humor the fundamentals so ably so rapidly that while stilla I <('> ,

given them here at the schools. That In a nutshell, Is the sit- student she already had made I} .
The following lines are excerpts uation at Ship's Service on the her debut under Fritz Reiner, with v 1$
from letters of former graduates: Mainside, which has two vacancies Welcome Aboard, Bulkhead!" the Curtis Symphony, singing the
'Recently arrived here in. in the Beauty Parlor. When a recent draft reported leading role in "Amelia Goes to the ..
from Tarawa atoll in the Gilberts, Beauty operators do not need aboard:) one character who was Ball." She also sang in Wagner '. ..
fiuite certain you must have read Florida state licenses to work at among those mustered was "Bulk- Festival in New York City's Stadium -
about the shower of glory that attended concert series and emerged _
the Station Parlor, but may pre- head" who hails from "somewhere .
the 2nd Marines in their) sent licenses from any state. In- in America." What he is like is from a Metropolitan Auditions of
three day victory in taking the creased business at the Beauty somewhat obscure since we don't the Air contest as a semi-finalist w _
i Islands. I must admit we had a Parlor necessitates the addition of know him very well yet. However, and from'the Philadelphia Civic
hellava time. But hell or no hell: ,I one or two operators, it was ant we suspect he's a likeable sort of Opera Contest where she won first F
we still maintained our sense o nounced. guy-no mental giant to be sure- place and appearance" in the title
humor. I see no reason why Mr. Ship's Service officers also are nor does he resemble our idea of role of "Aida.
t Censor should object, so here's a anxious to have all wives of Navy a specialist "A," but he's at NAT- For the next two years she sang
few laughs: men interested in obtaining Jobsto TC for instruction in the radio with important opera companies
"Shortly after establishing aJ file their applications now. Al- school. In this country and kept up her
I I beachhead on the atoll, we be- though there may not be any im- I "Bulkhead"-maybe he got his work as church soloist. Then came A Navy veteran of 17 years,
f J I gan crawling up on our bellies mediate vacancies in any of the name from having a high foreheadis an audition with the New Opera Lieut f jg) Fred J Livingston, Is
1 to the Jap monkeys first line of Ship's Service departments at the *- easy to meet and has plenty Company of New York, where she officer in charge of the Class B
'- defense. That line of defense present, the turnover of employeesis I of assurance for a guy who is new won great success. Arturo Toscan- Turrett School, NATTC, where a ._
| was a four foot coral wall not often rapid due to the fact that in the Navy. He seems to have dif- inl heard her and arranged for an varied complement of men fill tho -
far from shore. If you notice, wives of sailors their audition. As a result, she appeared school workshops, learning the in-
1! I wild "was" because It ain't no husbands when they accompany receive transfers twice in one month under his baton tricasies of the deadly turret guns.

1! longer One of the Marines in 'BULK-HEAD'at NATTC with the Philadelphia orches- Lieut. Livingston came here one ....
our group on reaching the de- Applications will be acceptedat tra. She was engaged that same month ago from Chicago. He Joined! ;,
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1 tense wall peered over the top Ship's Service, located upstairsIn season to sing the dramatic and the Navy in 1928, attained. a war- "...
to see what was on the other the Recreation Buidling at the difficult soprano roles, under his rant gunner rating in 1936 and received ;,
side You can imagine his expression direction again in Beethoven's his commission in 1911. As- :.
Mainside. I
when he found his nose ( ( MIssa Solemniz and In the Ninth sistants to Lieut Livingston are :,1.'
--' -- J
1 In the muzzle of a Jap machine- =!. :d Symphony also by that great mas- I Ensigns Ross and M. J. Glica and ,.t':
gun Lucky for that devil dog Contest % ", fOUtt/\ ter. Miss Kirk had the honor of I Chief Machinist's Mate W. H Pem- \ ::':

,I that the Nip at the trigger was Quiz \ opening_ and_ closing_ the historic berton ::,2 ",'
already a "stiff." r Beethoven Festival which was the --- --ii t .11&
When Corporal so and so hit the ANSWERS culmination of the New York Phil I ?. .. ,
beach he called to the first Ma- harmonic Symphony Society's gala The :
rine he saw, "Hey Mac, where's (Questions Are Printed on Page 3.) Centennial Year. Corporal : i :

t the front line?" Was he flabber- 1. Barkley, Kentucky; McKellar, Then came an unprecedentedhonor :.
gasted when the leatherneck re- Tennessee; Doughton, North Caro- h for a young American ReminiscesBy <
, plied, "Pull in your neck, you're lina; Clark, Missouri, and George, 1 JrJ J Mlnger.' The Southmt'rll: musical : ) -
world had heard of her
standing on it. One of the out- Georgia.
.. fits moving forward had just oc- 2 Paraguay. and Invited her to appear at Sgt. JIM NORVELL, US11CK: '

cupied a series of fox-holes when s! Football. The students wantedto their two great musical centers. Corporal Earle 1-:. Maskell, Jr.
i a pal in a hole next to his called travel to Cleveland to play. She starred In "Macbeth" in who is undergoing instructions in Y;;.
Buenos Aires and the roleof I.
out, "Be careful when you start 4. True. Population In world Is sang the Aviation Radio School, NATTC, '
t moving up, the Japs are pickingoff estimated at !2,145,000,000; of Leonora in "Travatore. In was a mortar man in the Marinesat
Rio she role InOpera's
every fifth man coming out of China 480000000. sang major Guadalcanal. He saw all the
these holes." "That's all right," 5. New Jersey, Wisconsin, Iowa. Italian repertoire, scoring hell that makes up war, but he '
great success.
the Private replied "We're travJ 6. Three. has a memory for the lighter side ,$ '
eling in fours!" A Corporal being 7. "C" is false. The U. S. declared Her voice has a dramatic qual- of it, too.Listening. 1 ,,"-

I J. treated for wounds at a temporary war on December 8, 1941. ity order which to. she never sacrifices of in to the 22-year-old Detroit ..l.,;
get across
hospital converted from a Jap pillbox 8. Raymond Clapper. passages lad's account of Guadalcanal ', .'
has
lyric She
pure beauty. a sense
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was given a shot of brandy to 9. True. of projection which enables her you learn that even in the hatred .
his nerves. Said the Cor- 10. No It not be used as
steady may the Marines hold for the Japs
always to fit her style to the exact-
poral, "For another shot of "that, a drapery. ing demands of each operatic role. there is humor. There was the
I' I'll go out and get hit again '=!. She is youthful, comely and her time when a Zero fell apart in .
A platoon sergeant said the spot handling of register notesis mid-air after being hit. First, the
# where he and his buddies duginfor ficulty remembering the disciplinary as clear as upper it is sure.SQUADRON" wings broke away and fell off like ..t, -1 f

the night proved a blunder. rYard Dept. regulations however, squaredhat ---'=-- huge shingles, then the motor"dropped j
Next morning they discovered the salutes and that sort of thing out, followed by the pilot. a, '. V .-
reason why. "They had dug-in In a -and becomes alarmingly "infor- MAIL ADDRESS The Jap airman's 'chute failed to '
jap pig pen." Ah, what mysteries L NewsThe mal" with his officers, or any officers The mail address of officers and open. As he hurtled to his death,
these jungles unfold. for that matter. men attached to Squadron VF a hardened Gunnery Sergeant remarked ,
On the fourth day on what was We give you this information (OTU) No. 4 is "Box 4, NAS, I I : "I hope he breaks his
to have been an island of an- Yard Department contrib- purely ffecause "Bulkhead" is Jacksonville, Florida," it has been. leg" l
nihilated Japs, two of the fellas uted $45255 to the annual Navy something like an accidentyoucan't announced on this Station. All I Maskell tells of a Marine private -
in our group, unarmed, decided Relief Drive. The Seaman Guard take your eyes off him (we hands attached to VF No.4 are who yearned to take a t''
.,. to do a little souvenir hunting. I was the heavfest contributor with hope) and he will be seen every directed to advise their correspon- I sightseeing tour, and finally ;
"' Down in one of the Jap pillboxes $337.00 while Dock and Ferries week in the Jax Air News in dents of their box number. made off with the Colonel' per-
among the stiff Nips was a live I came next with $45.00. some silly predicament or other '| tonal jeep for this purpose. It .-
I' Jap officer as full of fight as Breakdown by Divisions: during his training at NATTC. the skipper was required to turn' was two weeks before the travel
Mike with a quart of Seal DUUIons"- Amount Hep-Dog. "Butch," eight inches in his pants for an American pair, t I minded Leatherneck was apprehended -
grams in his breadbasket. Imagine Y-l $19.50 of toy terrier and a real hep-dog is so that they might be hung over and when he waft, lie ,
the sport In finding yourself zigzagging Y-2 23.55 the mascot of the NATTC band, the movie screen, in the recreationhall. said that the trip wait worth the ,
( : through the coconut palms Y-3 8.00 !and according to the musicians, the Rogers, who compiled over punishment I '.
: with a Nip at your heels swinging Y-4: 16.50 little white fellow with the black 1400 flight hours during patrol Corporal Maskell's voice carries .. '"
',- a Sumaral sword. But imagine Y-6 337.00 spots i i. a whiz at keeping up mo- and combat, wears aircrewman's a tone of deep pride when.h<, ,+ ,; "t
the feeling when a pal administers Y-7 : 3.00 rale. "Butch" was given to "Ob- wings with three battle stars. Af- ,' {mentions Lieutenant Colonel E. A. '
the "coupe-de-grace." Souvenir Y-8 45.00 bie" O'Brian, Mus2c, by Chief Beeler. ter 22 months in combat zones | 'Pollock, who was his commanding ...: "
hunting has its thrills but I'd The Yard Department has reached He was under the weather when Rogers was assigned shore duty officer. "He was always up front
rather take my chances at one of I the 90 / Goal in the War Bond the band first got him, so the near his home town of Orlando. ,I and he reveled in a bitterly-fought ;..-
the 'ladies bargain days' in a de- I Allotments drive. Divisions Y-3 members chipped in to foot his Brevities. The rugged Marine battle." :Maskell closed his inter't
I partment store. When we asked and Y-8, although small in numbers bill from the veterinarian. The pupIs training course at NATTC was view with tales of the wonderful .
the Marine how he felt so close I are big in spirit, for they now rated Mus2c. He doesn't just a breeze for a new graduate, i hospitality of the Australians to ::.'
to death, he simply said "(>turned II have maintained 100% participation miss a single rehearsal, and usu- who, in his own words, "blitzed I American soldiers ,.
around once to see where the in the War Bond Allotment ally sits by a different musician through it." His name is I. Blitz. j rines. :n

Nip was his sword missed my program for eleven consecutive every day so as not to show fa- Sign in a Jax barber shop again before the war's over, and ,
chin by four inches Ha! Ha! months! voritism. Butch doesn't howl dur- window: "We repair Navy hair- I; afterwards, too.
Ha1! Did I laugh! I thought I'd die." I The Yard Department welcomesto ing rehearsals as most dogs would. cuts." Overheard on the Air I -- -- ------ :t ,
I These bits of humor and homely its fold two new Waves, Yeo- He appreciates the good music Base bus: "All I know is that he's ,:: .
history that you have just read I') man 3c Mary A. Welch and Y3c the NATTC Band pours out. In- some sort of chief petting officer." Checker Champ Shows ,

are not gross exaggerations as one'' Hazel M. Williams. Yeoman Welch cidentally, Butch is said to have It's getting to be a habit for Boys How To Do It "
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might be inclined to believe, but | has been assigned to Chief Can- his eye on the blonde mutt next some AGO student officer to break
are facts that occurred during the nell's staff, while Yeoman Williams door. Just give him time, brother. the pistol range record each week. At Naval Hospital :
bloody battle for the Gilberts I joins Chief :Murphy's force. Wait 'til he makes chief! This week its Lt. (Jg) John Haire, Continued S
Happy Hunting to all our grad- We are glad to see that Wave Collector's Item: the shipper's of Port Dodge, Io-va, but his rec- from page one V "\ '
uates. Escort Pauline Rutherford has returned britches! W. K. Rogers ARMlc, ord is apt to stand for awhile. He his appearance at the Hospital was '.
f ------ from the hospital after suc- instructor at NATTC Aviation Ra- shot 251 out of a possible 280. arranged in co-operation with( 'the '
0
t cessfully weathering a spell of dio School tells of his former pa- Squadron 1, of the Marine Avia- Red Cross.
Marine 'Intelligentsia' sickness. trol squadron and their pin up collection tion Detachment under Captain One of the most difficult f at* ,
---ayTO of captured German sub Bracken T. Tate, has planted a ever recorded by the champ:;Wash ;
J Beats Sailors; Ouch! JSKPOKT VACANCIES f .r. .m com man d e r's floral design of the Marine em- at Ft. Knox, y. Checker champswere /
J pants. It's only a blem. When the new grass comes chosen from, 50 differential*V
The Marines made it 6 to 2 in All officers In charge of materiel ''. small collection, up it will set off the beauty of'': talions and Hopper played 'ftU*SOty1of ;
the "Lucky Bag" brain battles inspection parties have been because it's quitea the work even more. them at the same time, winning over Radio Station WMBR last I directed to state in their inspection feat to bring Announcer, singer, actor and every board. He has played at '
Thursday night at 2030. The sail- reports the building and room !' 'em back alive. writer. Pvt Herb Johnston, Jr, of Sing Sing prison but considers his
leading all the up number of any vacant office space most interesting matches those
ors were way sy The squadron the "Lucky Bag" quiz program at
., to the jackpot question. Then PFC | they may find on their inspection 0, was operating NATTC, spent eight years in radio played at blind institutions. .'
W. of Trinidad trips, it has been announced.HITLER'S I "The blind figure it out '
& C McAnally near Iceland I before joining the Marines. John- mentally
Cat, tucked the jackpot money ) -: ---- :- when the unusual ston is also a regular contributorto and are not lured into traps '
Into his pocket and walked off KIN IX NAVY I hobby started. the Jax! Air News with stories by vision," Hopper explained.) ... : '
with the cash and the contest. Mc- I NEW YORK (CNS-) -William '' One of the planes about his chums in the Marines. "They play very good." ." {

:Anally won a total of $18.00 for II Patrick Hitler, 32, a nephew of ti E the evening. Adolf Hitler, has been accepted for sub on the sur- broadcasts from the west coast playing one opponent and a dozenis
: Those making! up the winning service by the Navy. | face, and by acCurate with such famous personalities as that when you play a single
Marine team were: gunnery Mrs Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lana person you calculate your moves at ,
PFC C. W. McAnally of Trinidad Diamond of Kingston, N. Y., and., kept the sub crew away from the Turner, Henry J Kaiser, Lawrence least 10 plays ahead, Hopper ex- .:.
Colo.; PFC Bob Vroman. San Roy Frith of Winston Salem, N. C. deck guns When she crash dived, Tibbett and hundreds of others, he plained. "When I play 12 or more
Francisco, Calif.; and PFC Rich- The "Lucky Bag" is transcribedat they let her have it with ash cans, says his biggest moment was shak- at the same time, I just figure .-j ya,',
ard Davis, of Clarendon Ark. The the 2000 show at the NATTC and this brought her up again to ing hands with Marine flying ace, out each board only about three t',
losing sailors were Bill Duscavage on Tuesday evening for use by surrender. The prisoners were Major Joe Foss. What .was that plays in advance," the genial wizard ,1,
;. of West Philadelphia, Pa.; Chuck WMDR on Thursday night at-2030. courteously treated, of course, but about Lana Turner of checkers said.H't' 1y Jk.

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