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THIS CHANGING WORLD
The face of this tight lit-
tle ball has undergone consid-
erable change. The far away
places are no longer at the
ends of the earth. Tibet,
Capetown, and the birds nest
of South Sea Islands are no
more than a hop, skip, and a
junp away. The war has uncov-
ered the dim and shadowy out-
lines of these distant places
and the air machine has parked
them on our front door steps.
War at its best is but a
savage entry in the peaceful
tournaments of the world. Yet
oddly enough this present en-
terprise of Mars is responsi-
ble for a definite advance in
In India, a product of the
Chicago sand-lots rubs elbows
broadly with Brahnan, Parsee,
and Untouchable, and his
"Gosh!" as he beholds the lov-
eliness of the Taj Mahal as-
sures that his letters home
will be tinged with respect
and admiration for the country
The former Papuan headhunter
has become a stretcher-bearer
for the American Red Cross.
And in a tiny lamasery higher
than the eagle's eeyrie, a
Buddhist monk pauses in the
meditation of his prayer-
wheel to greet the crew of a
British bomber forced down in
the foothills of the Himila-
The cloud ways of the birds
hum with the aerial intrusion
of men and the jungle fastness
of the aborigine is a burial
camp for Victor and vanquished.
But there is room for both
man and bird in the sweet sky,
while the jungle will close
over the ill-tended graves of
the fallen...and as iswritten,
the watchman of peace will
walk again his appointed
rounds in a world no longer
"Over an English beach, everyone bailed out of a
Flying Fortress which internal explosions had turned
into a blazing torch everyone, that is, except the
pilot, Lieutenant Nathew Vinson. As he broug.Rt her
down, machine gun ammunition exploded, and"~the entire
bomb load of oo000 pounds went up in single explosion
from the heat after Vinson crash-landed a few feet
from a heavily mined area. That's the account as
carried in one of our daily papers of a combat mis-
sion. Sounds like a conspiracy against Vinson. If
anyone ever could cry, "Everything happens to me, it
seems to me that itshould be Vinson. He didn't
though. Because that isn't the finish of the news
item. It continues, "Said Lieutenant Vinson: 'There
is only one explanation. The Man Upstairs brought me
down safely. I talked to Him. I talked to Him
plenty an.d He must have heard me.' Vinson escaped
with minor burns. "
"Amazing!" we would have said a few years ago. But
exhibitions of deep trust and confidence in God are
everyday occurrences in these days of peril.
In every plea to God for help and protection there
is a recognition of His loving care for us His crea-
tures. The point that I'd like to make is this. The
recognition of dependence by Vinson upon God should
make us think of the fact that we in the training
command should frequently acknowledge our dependence
upon God. Perhaps you need a general inspection.
How long is it since you publicly acknowledged God's
dominion over you?
9:00 A.M....Protestant Sun-
10:00 A.M.... Gunners Mass at
10:00 A.M ....Protestant Wor-
11:00 A.M..Gunners Protestant
Service at Theater
7:30 P.M....Evening Worship
5:30 P.M............... Mass
5:30 P.M .............. Mass
7:30 P.M....Fellowshio Club
12:15 P.M....Protestant Wor-.
7:30 P.M....Choir Rehearsal
5:30 P.M .............. Mass
5:30 P.M ..............Mass
7:30 P.M.....Jewish Service
(Also, the Chaplain will
hear confessions anytime he is
present at the Chapel)
SOT. JO1S D. TAYLOR, Tupelo,
Miss.; Moving Base Instructor:
"Yes, they should, and be drafted
according to their qualifications.
But women with children should
not be permitted to even enlist."
PPF. DOMINIC J. SOPB~ZRNSKI, South
Bend, Ind.; Ordnance Dept.: "No,
women should not be drafted. Vol-
unteering for service on the home
front is all right. But they
should draft nurses. We really
N/SOG. ELMBRf C. SUTER, fort
Dodge, Iowa; QMC: "No, I don't
think they should. The jobs could
be Performed much better by women
who enlisted of their own free
OPL. GUIDO CONTE, S1aron, Pa.;
PT Instructor: "No, I don't
think they should. It's a man's
war. If a woman wants to volun-
teer its OK, but drafting a uoman
is out of the question. Vomen
belong at home."
f/80f. JAKMS C. BOLAND, Bawley,
Pa.; Photo lab chief: "Yes, I
do. Prom past experience, they
really are doing a good job and
releasing men for foreign ser-
.T TYDA TARGE1,T Pag
TO BE ENDED
Quartermaster, Ordnance and
similar groups now identified as
"Arms and Services with the Army
Air Forces" will no longer be
known as such after a new direc-
tive authorized by the Sectetary
of War has been put into effect.
The directive is explained in
)jhe following letter from General
L.H. Arnold, commanding general
of the AAF:
"To all personnel of the Army
"The Chief of Staff has author-
ized by direction of the Secretary
of War the elimination of arms
and services branch distinctions
within the Army Air Forces. This
authorization marks a most impor-
tant milestone for the Army Air
Forces and was given In order that
we can build a more completely
integrated, more efficiently
functioning, harder hitting
team a team wherein the members
have but one loyalty, one purpose,
one distinguishing insignia.
You are all members of this
rceam whether you pilot the planes,
repair the guns, build the air-
fields, maintain the radios,
drive the trucks, handle the sup-
plies. or care for the sick and
wounded. Your teamwork in the
past has been the basic reason
for our outstanding success a-
gainst the enemy. Your efforts
toward greater teamwork in the
future will hasten the enemy's
defeat and 'unconditional sur-
Those of you who are presently
identified as "Arms and Services
with the Army Air Forces" have my
personal assurance that the job
of converting all personnel to
Air Corps and integratihg the arms
and services organizations into
functionalized Army Air Forces
organizations will bedone most
carefully and thoroughly over a
period of time, that all of your
special skills will be utilized
to the utmost, and that your op-
portunities for service and ad-
vancement will be broadened and.
enhanced, limited only by your
Because the effects of this
change are so far reaching and
important to the Army Air Forces,
the conversion must be orderly.
Commanding officers will receive
in the near future from this head-
quarters specific instructions on
steps to be taken in accomplish-
ing this conversion."
OUR FRONT COVER
A Spotlight Trainer Shed is
the scene of our front cover
for this week. At (extreme
left) a Dept. of Training tur-
ret instructor is operating
the Spotlight Trainer. This
ingenious device throws a ro-
tating light circle approxi-
mately 4 inches in diameter on
the concave'wall of the shed.
From his emplacement in the
Crocker and Wheeler Truck tur-
ret, the gunner lines his
sight on the rotatirrg light
ci rcl e. When his sight is
FIVE REASONS FOR SEEING BENEFIT CARNIVAL
Above are pictured the "Floradora Girls" who form a part of the floor show to be given at
the benefit carnival to be staged tonight at the Officers Club. Proceeds from the carnival
will go to the post hospital.
PX CHRISTMAS SHOPPING Thanksgiving Heal
The Christmas shopping season
officially begins on Tyndall
Field Monday when the Post Ex-
change, decorated in holiday
style, will have on display a
varLed stock of Yule gifts.
Post Exchange officials said
that the array of Christmas
presents which has been pur-
chased for this season would be
as varied as that offered at any
other Post Exchange in this
Both Post Exchange and Post
Office officials urged that GI's
"do their Christmas shopping
early" in order to avoid the
last minute rush and to ease the
strain on crowded postal facili-
A wrapping service will be set
up to prepare GI gifts for mail-
ing back to the family and the
The stock of merchandise on
the shelves include gifts for
all--men, women and children.
directly on the spot, an elec-
tric eye harmonized with the
sight, registers "a hit" on a
counter mounted on the Spot-
light Trainer table.
Since this picture was taken,
the turret trucks (now in use
on the Tower ranges) have been
replaced by turret stands, and
the present Spotlight Trainer
is almost completely automatic,
reminding one that Tyndall's
flexible Gunnery Training
Course is indeed "flexible."
The picture was taken by
Sgt. Dan Levinson.
To Be Served
served In the evening,
Aloysius Casey, post mess
announced this week.
Captain Casey said that GI's
would not be-allowed to bring
guests to the dinner, since the
post is on field rations.
Class A uniforms will be the
order of the day, but GI's who
are on duty and-don't ,have time
to change will be allowed to wear
Captain Casey said adjustments
in the training program would be
made so that all personnel will
have time to enjoy the dinner of
turkey plus all trimmings which
is on the menu.
will be on November 25.
400 MEN SIGN UP
IN NCO CLUB
Approximately 400 men and WAC
non-coas have signed up for memb-
ership in the proposed NCO club,
M/Sgt. Charles. Grady, secretary-
treasurer of the organization,
This amounts to approximately
$2,000 in the till--at $5 per
Members of the board of gover-
nors, composed of first serg-
eants of the different organiza-
tions, are considering charging
$7.50 membership fees for men who
sign up after the club has been
opened, thus rewarding those who
pay the $5 in advance.
GI'S PRAISED FOR
HELP IN FIGHTING
High praise for 13 men for
their help in fighting the fire
which destroyed the post dry
cleaning-plant Tuesday night was
extended this week by Capt..
Valentine Day, post fire marshal.
Captain Day said he would re-
commend foinal commendations for
the men who, he said, did ex-
cellent work in combating the
Loss from the fire, which
started at about 7 P.M., was es-
timated at approximately $35,000,
of which $22,000 was in clothing
belonging to officers, enlisted
men and civilian personnel.
Equipment worth $10,000 was
destroyed. The bulld'ing was
valued at about $3,000.
Defective wiring was blamed for
The men commended by Captain
Cay were: Sgt. H.L. Woods, Sgt.
Albert E. Smotek. Cpl. Charles F.
Bing and Cpl. William Merckel of
the 349th; Sgt. David E. Bernier,
Pfc. C. Laduca and Cpl. Jerry
Shedlowski of the 69th; Sgt.
Samuel Goldwater, Pfc. Charles J.
Brackett, Cpl. Homer Byrd and
Pfc. Robert Douglas of the 350th;
Sgt. Lester R. Burke of the 40th;
Pfc. D.J. Sopczynski of the
2062nd, and Aviation Cadet Wayne
Plans for the building, for
which a site has been set aside
at the corner of Suwanee and Mis-
sissippi, have been drawn up and
a reproduction of an architect's
sketch will appear soon in the
November 20 1943
THE TYNDALL TARGET
Pa oe 3
13age THE TYNALL TARGET
As I P. .c.
NOW AND FOREVER
A 54 year old German workman,
Friederlch Schwarz of the city of
Daren, has been executed "for
spreading alarming lies about the
war situation" among his fellow
workmen on the heels of the It-
alian armistice and' the Allied
invasion of Italy. Specifically,
this latest victim of frazzled
Nazi nerves was charged with mak-
ing base remarks about German
troops in Italy. Slowly, perhaps,
but Lt. Gen. Mark Clark's men are
doing a little debasing them-
selves as part of a push that
will one day carry them to the
gates of the Eternal City. One
cannot, even as a Nazi, afford to
villify the master, for while the
number one man may be behind the
eight ball-it still adds up to
Last Monday, a Navy Catalina
flying boat registered a direct
hit on a 9000 ton Jap cargo ship
forcing it to be beached on the
coast of New Ireland, South Pa-
cific. The commanders of the two
escorting Jap corvettes will
probably have quite a bit of ex-
plaining to do. Altho unable to
knife their way thru the Navy's
tradition of 'setting them down
on the nose,' the Nip skippers
will have no trouble knifing thru
in the best Japanese tradition of
hara-kiri, only this time they
will not emerge with whole skins.
Near Athens, is Eleusis air-
field, scene of a daring escape
made by Yugoslav fliers when the
Nazi wave of conquest swept over
Greece in 1941. On Monday, near-
ly two years later, the fliers
came back to settle the score.
Flying new American Liberators
and, with the United States form-
ations, they left the field In
flames. Not a plane was lost
altho the mission was attacked
by Messerschmitts that were driven
off by the P-38 escorts. Now
that Eleusis Is an old flame of
the Yugoslav airmen the Nazis
may expect further visits In the
North of Gomel and its be-
leagered German garrison, the Red
army is improving its positions
on the west bank of the Sozh
chasing the Nazi Sozh and sos
into the river. All vital centers
are in Soviet hands and Pullman-
minded Nazis, Berlin bound, will
have to dog it there on foot in
the future. Nor can they thumb
rides from passing Stormoviks as
whatever hailing is done will be
done by old man winter himself
and his 'hail' will probably
knock the Nazis cold.
(C(S)--New York--Despite War
Department Regulations against
civilians wearing Army insigne
a gal turned up at her office
here wearing two officer's silver
bars on her sweater. A friend
asked her if her boy friend was a
'Oh no,' she replied, 'Two
MY FAVORITE PHOTO
/ V^ /
Cpl. Sam Marotta of the Guard Squadron hails from Tampa,
Fla., the haven of beautiful women. But as his "Favorite
Photo" entry, Cpl. Marotta submitted a gal from 'way out in
She's Miss Julie Bishop, Warner Brothers' picture star, who
recently played opposite Humphrey Bogart in "Action in the
North Atlantic," and who will be seen in "Northern Pursuit"
with Errol Flynn at the Post Theater, Sunday and Monday.
You see, it's this way: Sam writes an occasional song. One
of his tunes "I Heard Your Tears" was sent to Miss Bishop, who
returned the corporal an autographed picture (seen above) and
the comment "Many thanks for sending 'I Heard Your Tears' it's
To which we might add -- you're not so unlovely yourself,
.... Hello there! Let's
scandalize for a while with the
pertinent happening's at Tyndall
AT THE U.S.O. VICTORY BALL:
Miss Owynne Gaynor again crowned
queen .. Victory Queen, with
Mayor Fannin performing the coro-
nation .. .. Pert 1'il Bobbie
Newburn as Russian maid, right
cute with her boots 'n'all ....
Pfc. Larry Mangum jiving--one of
Tyndall's better dancers ....
Sgt. and Mrs. Dick Morris ..
S/Sgt. Bill Honey and civ. emp.
Eloise Tiller .. .. Miss Ann Kind,
the elegant hostess, her usual
charming self .. .. The dancing
combination of the twinkle- toed
twins Marie Rodgers and Hermina
Miller .. .. Betty Ann Jeeter ..
.. Sgt. Bill Syoner with Fagin,
Spiva, and the bunch .... Nice
crowd, well-behaved .... Every-
one seemed to be having fun.
Looks like last week was wed-
ding week at Tyndall -- Cpl. Jim-
my Coniff took unto himself a
bride In New Orleans .. .. S/Sgt.
Paul Curry and Miss Jennie Craw-
ford wedded Saturday .. After a
long courtship .. .. That reminds
us of the sign on the back of a
honeymoon sedan: "Till draft do
T/Sgt. Johnny Mitchell in Winn's
Along The 7
L Main Stem
Up Broadway way, "A New Life,"
featuring Betty Field and written
by her hubby, Elmer Rice, is
closing its doors ... And after
only a month on the boards, too .
.. NBC's "Truth or Consequences"
still the funniest program on the
air .. Emcee Ralph Edwards' re-
partee mostly responsible ....
Alan Ladd reported back to Para-
mount last week, after receiving
an M.D. from the Army .. He'll
start another picture immediately
.. Gen. Somervell spoke over
MBS from Boston on the 18th .. He
was at a hotel there .... NCAC-
NBC show "National Barn Dance"
has been sold to Paramount for a
movie .. The Dinning Sisters,
Hoosier Hot Shots, and all the
gang will star.
MBShow 'Return of Nick Carter'
is an ever-popular nystery thrill-
er .. May be heard over WOR and
MBS outlets .. .. CBStar Fred
Allen returns after an illness ..
He'll be heard over WiL on Dec.
12 .... Judy Canova was present-
ed a gift: a knife which polished
off a Jap on New Guinea .. You
may well imagine her screams ..
.. NBComedy stars Fibber McGee
and Molly still heard .. Their
show comes from Chicago ....
Paulette Goddard will appear in
Paramount's 'When I Come Back' ..
Sonny Tufts will also be featured
.... Philip Dorn, recent visitor
to Tyndall Field, will appear in
'Passage to Marseille' .. Claude
Rains and Peter Lorre are also in
with four (count 'em) lovely
dames ,, He looked lonesoe ....
M/Sgt. Earl Boutwell leaning
against the mahogany at L.G.'s ..
The wife asked us if he lived
there, and we said guess so ....
Firing for qualifications is on
the docket .. Which means we'll
be deaf again for a 'ew weeks ..
.. Retreat Mon. thru Thurs. will
be held in front of Hq. .. Fri-
day's will be at the Student
Squadron area .. .. You don't
need a card to buy stuff at the
commissary, soldier .. All you
need is the cash, as of last
Sat. .... DAFFYNITICVS: A cen-
sor is a guy who can find three
meanings to a joke that only has
Cpl. Harry Bardi's mother ar-
rived from Portland, Maine .. A
very charming lady .. .. Are you
wearing your dog-tags, soldier?
You'd better-Uncle Sammy says
so .. .. Pvt. Bob Logan, formerly
stationed at Tyndall, now at Bow-
doin College, Brunswick, Maine ..
He's withethe ASTP Unit there ..
.. Cpl. Sam Melson, formerly on
the PRO staff at Tyndall Tech,
now has an A.P.O. number ..
Capt. Morgan used to be a school
teacher .. Was a member of an
Alabama National Guard Unit ....
(Continued from Page 4)
LONELY?-Betty Lou Gerson
plays the leading role in NBC's
dramatic serial, "Lonely Women,"
but can't say she looks the part.
What's wrong-with this picture?
Rumor has it that Rita Hayworth
will present Orson Welles with a
little genius .. What a kid that
should be! .. .. Garbo may return
to filmland to do "Lend Storme"
for RKO .. It's been several years
since the large-footed Swede play-
ed In a pic .. .. 01' Scoops Daly
of the mag "Radio Daily" is In
reality a swell guy name of Her-
man Pincus .. He reads "Along the
Main Stem" every week, he writes
.... Marlene Dietrich shows her
legs again in "Kismet," an MGM
pic .. Her daughter, Maria, soon
weds a soldier.
THE TYNDALL TARGET
November 20. 1943 THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 5
TWO EVENTS ADDED TO
USO WEEKLY PROGRAM
Two events in which servicemen
are invited to participate have
been added to the weekly program
at the U'0 club in Panama City.
One is a mixed community chorus,
which meets every Monday night
at 7:30 P.M. Mrs. Hercules Pet-
tis, wife of a T/F officer, a
graduate of Peabody in Baltimore
and the Conservatory of Music in
Athens, Greece, is in charge.
GI's who like to sing are wanted.
The other is a class In ball-
room dancing, taught by Cooke
Freeman every Thursday night at
8 P.M. The dancing class is
followed by a social hour.
SYNTHETIC RUBBER GETS
ORDNANCE DEPT. TEST
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 20.-A double-
geared program being carried out
by the Ordnance Branch, Fourth Ser-
vice Command, is giving synthetic
rubber tires the works to determine
the actual value of synthetic retreads
on natural rubber tires and the re-
treading of synthetic rubber tires
with the same material, it is disclosed
by Captain Hugh M. Lokey, Jr., offi-
cer in charge of rubber conservation.
For some months the synthetic
tires used on Army vehicles have
been returned to the factories when
in need of repair, Captain Lokey ex-
plained. The factories, using synthe-
tic rubber, experimented on various
methods and shop practices in re-
treading these tires, then returned
to the Army for rigid driving tests,
under the critical observance of fac-
tory engineers. Results are checked
periodically during the tests which
are driven in all kinds of weather,
over various types of roads and un-
der varying conditions.
Another part of the program is the
retreading, by commercial tire re-
pair contractors, of natural rubber
tires using synthetic rubber for re-
treads. and applying the best methods
determined by the factories in their
experiments with synthetic retread-
ing. This class of retreads is also
undergoing severe test driving, with
the results expected to provide the
answer to the problem of keeping
American transportation rolling on
rubber made at home.
BLUES IN THE NIGHT,
or A Wac Has A Date
I can't put this thing on by
myself. Say Betty Lou help me
with this doggone paraphernalia.
Odch, don't pull so hard! Take
your darn foot out of my back.
For Heaven's sake, don't spill
that perfume on my only clean
pair of hose. Say, go easy with
that string pulling. You're lac-
iag that corset too tight. Darn
it, I should have bought an all
elastic girdle instead of this
Model 1918 corset. Ooh, I can
hardly breathe with this infernal
thing on. Tortures of the Damn-
edl I do hope that that private
appreciates all the trouble and
sacrifice that I'm going thru.
My eyebrows look like a fuller
brush. Please pluck them for me,
Betty Lou. Ouch! Take it easy,
Kid. There, I'm nearly through
except for combing out my wave
set. Hmmmit looks O.K. Whew,
I'm glad it's all over. What's
that? Oh a phone call for me?
Thanks. Hello..yes; yes; unhuh...
What!..Noooo...No I don't mind,.
If you've got to work tonight,
you've got to work... And if you
can't keep a date, you just can't
-Cpl. Sam Marotta
SMALLL Y SEEHORE"
My Instincts of a gentleman are seldom at their best,
But they rose to the occasion for this lady in dis-dress.
Her plea has pierced the cockles of my hardened heart of stone,
And I feel that in this matter I do not stand alone.
So for the records of posterity, I give to her a name,
"Sally Seemore" seems quite fitting and she's bound to bring
For if she means her promises and keeps them to the letter,
There's no end of men at Tyndall who will want to know her
The winner in tue "Paper Doll Contesti sponsored by the Target Is
S/Sgt. James S. Willis of the 69th-with his prize winning entry of
For his poetic pains in her behalf, Sgt. Willis will receive two
books of theater tickets for the Post Cinema with Sally Seemore's
I'm writing this article on be-
half of the many thanks I have
for one branch of service I feel
should not be overlooked on their
new drive which is to begin in
Recently my brother-in-law
passed away leaving a wife and
two children. I received the
message and was quite shocked as
I did not have any money to fin-
ance my trip home to attend the
But thanks to the American Red
Cross, that they had confided in
me, that they saw I would not
lose any time in arriving, had
the money waiting and I made the
funeral about four hours before
burial. Hats off to the American
Red Cross, and come on all you
men of Tyndall Field, let's get
behind a worthy cause and make It
100 percent ,in the drive for the
American Red Cross for 1944.
-Cpl. Henry Daigel
Way back in my school days we
had such things as "Industrial
Tours.' A group was assembled
and carried through different
manufacturing plants to see how
their products were made.
At Tyndall Field we put out a
produce, The Best Gunners, but
some of us would like to see HOW
it is done.
Why couldn't 1he Department of
REC HALL TO GET SOME
Tyndall Field's huge recreation
hall, "playground" for all en-
listed personnel, is being com-
pletely rearranged and supplied
with new equipment, it was an-
nounced today by Capt. Owen 0.
Freeman, Post Special Service
New additions to the "Rec" Hall
Include a shuffle-board court on
the porch facing the Gulf. Monday
night is reserved for the "In-
formation Tease" quiz show; Thurs-
days for the weekly.enlisted men's
dance, with guests from nearby
Panama City acting as "hostesses'
for the evening.
Sgt. David Wolfskill, who Is in
charge, said today that many new
features will be added in the
MYSTERY SOLVED! HERE'S
WHAT WAC HANDBAG HOLDS
Handbag, WAC, one, is written
on the clothing record. That
innocuous title houses a multi-
tude of possibilities. Cpl. Polly
Walsh was cornered by Yer Blooper
Sooth---a reporter for this
illustrious rag--and forced to
undergo a showdown inspection of
her 'handbag, WAC, one.'
Here is what the inventory
2 tubes lipstick (Candy stripe
and Navy red).
i pen and 1 pencil.
i address book (wrowrrrrl).
8 unmailed letters (addressed to
Art, Harvey, and Rudy).
2 packages of gum.
1 full-sized pancake make-up.
2 handkerchiefs (1 not 0I).
I bottle (small) Mals'Oul.
1 box mascara.
2 pair gunner's wings.
1 (reported 2 months old) cigar.
i eyebrow pencil.
2 combs (i rat-tail, 1 I1).
wad of pink Kleenex, (football
2 packages of matches.
8W1 IT CAME TO BE
river wonder how tme name Pro-
vost Marshal got that wey? Well,
it's simple if you know your
Way back when the feudal kings
were milking the peasants of just
about everything they had, the
prevots, or agents, of the mare-
chal, who took his orders direct
from the monarch, did the dirty
work. Later on they became law
enforcers with police powers, and
the chief trouble-shooter was
known as the Prevot Marechal.
The British and U.S. armies pick)
ed the name up, changed it so
that it sounded like provo mar-
shal, and its final spelling came
out Provost Marshal.
That's what Mr. Webster sas.
Training arrange a "Tour' for the
members of the permanent party
that do not have direct contact
with the school.
Not only would it be instruc-
tive to the individual but would
tend to deepen his appreciation
for the school.
-S/Sgt. R.Q. Thrasher,
November 20. 1943
THE TYNDALL TARGET
NEWS FROM THE
Squadron A has just finished the
third week of school, which was
mostly range work, and the stud-
ents are really beginning to get the
old Tyndall swing. It seems as
though their main objection is the
obstacle course, but they'll learn to
love it if they live that long.
Romeo Drake writes 16 page let-
'ters to his favorite gal (Millicent),
and gets- a calling card in return.
Quote, "Darling, I was busy tonight,
will write more tomorrow. Love .."
Squadron A seems to have trouble
winning an inspection but the day
is coming when we'll win one.
Pvt. Mario Londra is really a pop-
ular lad at the Rec Hall these days.
The gals really go mad about this
young lad whose voice could be com-
pared with Swoonatra.
We have all types of personalities
in this Squadron. Take Joe Stern,
for instance. Now this little fellow
has been in every branch of the ser-
vice imaginable. He has been a Ca-
det, an M.. P. and almost anything
you can possibly think of. Another
Major Hoople if you .ask me. We
also- have the innocent type such as
Vincent Manno or Richard Fried-
mann. The answer they give after
missing a roll call or a formation is:
"I didn't know about it" or "Why
doesn't somebody tell me these
.things." We also have the lover type,
Now take Martin Tuck, who always
says: "Me? I've got a girl back.
home and I wouldn't step out on
her." When he gets a pass the very
first thing you see is Tuck simply
melting the wax out of some
So long for now!
-By the Sad Sack.
A guy on the post calls his
gir/ 'baseball' because she won't
play without a diaxnd.
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This past week we were honored
by having first hand information
from Lt. Rocco Astrologo who has
just returned from combat to enter
pilot training. Lt. Astrologo is the"
cousin of Pfc. Joe Monaco and stop-
ped at Tyndall for a visit before re--
porting for duty at his next post. The
lieutenant is a bombardier having re-
turned from the European theatre of
war after completing 25 missions'ov-
er enemy territory. He recounted
the mission that resulted in his be-
ing awarded the, Purple Heart and
-told how "flak" had got him in the
side of the head. That was the
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worst of the combat missions accord-
ing to the lieutenant, and the crews
disliked the flak more than the en-
@my fighters that they encountered.
From his story the gunners are giv-
ing a good account of themselves and
although we seem to want to get ov-
er tfiere. where th@ going is rough the
men who are there want just as
much to come home. Along with
his duties in laying the eggs that his
B-17 carried he has two Fock-Wulf
190's to his credit. He has been
awarded the Distinguished Flying
Cross, Purple Heart and was raised
to the rank of First Lieutenant upon
his completing his combat assign-
We're beginning to sweat out dur
furloughs that will be coming to us
next week. The itinerary is all
mapped out for us and all we gotta
do is to get on the train. We have-
had six pretty tough weeks here at
Tyndall and don't think that the next
phase of OTU won't be just as tough
but with the basic knowledge of gun-
nery that we' have had here at Tyn-
dall we should carry on commend-
ably. Where do wo go from here?
Who cares as long as it helps to-
ward ending the war.
We didn't get to see Aapalachicola.
Our flying field was done on the
line here and it saved a lot of head-
aches as far as getting the payroll
doled out. Between flying in the
mornings for half the class and go-
ing to school in the afternoon and
getting our quota of Military Disci-
pline and Close Order Drill on the
Blackstrop we certainly knew we
were in the Army. As one of the
students aptly put it: "You need a
furlough to wash your face."
Weather report (and warning):
Girl who makes love in spring
likely to look for fall guy
Heardin a darkened air raid
shelter: Luscious Blonde:
'Hey, .take your hand off my
knee! No, not you, YOU!'
Sgt. Rachor reported at the Den-
tal Clinic for his overseas physical
only to discover that he had left his
store teeth at the barracks. Sgt.
McCormick suddenly discovered the
other day that he is supposed to be
teaching Turrets instead of Phase
.Checking Grab hold of your ears;
Mac. Sgt. Welper went Scotch and
decided he was spending too much
money for candy and made the fol-
lowing statement: "The only candy
I'm going to eat is what's given td
me." Sgt. Rosier celebrated hiS
birthday the other day and we had
to have an extra mail clerk and truck
to take care of boxes and cards .
Sgts. Weatherby and Wine, the great
sportsmen, took a fishing trip this
week. They didn't catch any fisl
but I understand the hunting was
good Sgt. Graham had a swel:
time on his three day pass, but for
the next ten days he plans to stay
home. We heard that Muggs got
loose the other day and all of you
know the things Muggs does when he
gets loose. He must have a smooth
line with all the little girl dogs ...
The ole Sarge is beginning to suspect
that Muggs is one-fourth Cocker
Spaniel and three-fourths wolf .
If any of the instructors living off
the post are having difficulties
adapting themselves to ration points
and stamps, just drop in and speak
to Lt. Osborne at Building No. 4. He
can tell you exactly how many points
are necessary to buy a half pound of
bacon, a pound of sugar or what have
you .. Don't be surprised to see the
following headline in the newspapers
one of these days: "S/Sgt. Powell,
formerly of Tyndall Field, seen walk-
ing into a London Pub with bag On
arm." Sgt. Dawson has been a
very sad man all week. The only
number the galloping dominoes would
turn up for him -was boxcars. Inci;
dentally that should account for the
smile on Proffitt's face.
-Sgt. William P. Shannon.
Squadron 'E' has been cut to
the bone, losing many old faces,
including Actg. Ist/Sgt. C.D.
Smith. Wonder who keeps Sgt.
Warner cut late every Saturday
night. Why is Cpl. Truesdale
marching his men with that dazed
look the last few days? ---Could
it be that he is going to tie the
knot in a few days? ---S/Sgt. Joe
A. Oppert will soon be barracks
chief of another home now that his
wife arrived. ---I wonder if El-
mer is looking forward to a sur-
prise upon return from his fur-
lough? ---S/Sgt. Cain has pitched
a tent in the Orderly Room of the
.Squadron since taking over as
Actg. Ist/Sgt. ---Who is the youn,
-lass (?) of Panama City that
keeps calling Sgt. Pellegrino and
settles for Sgt. Warner? ---Lt.
W.A. Doyle returned to the Squad-
ron after spending a month at
iandolph Field, Texas. ---Welcome
back, Lt. ---Pfc. Cullen must
have found that 'Million Dollar
Baby' in the Panama City 5 & 10.
-lRm & Coke
An optimist is an old maid who
sleeps in a double bed.
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THE TYNDAIL TARGET
ONE WEEK OF THE WAR
N PR..M ifl_ _N ANK--
The war at week's end shaped
The Russians had captured
the important rail junction of
Korosten, splitting the German
forces in White Russia and the
American troops were stead-
ily extending their beachhead
at Empress Augusta on Bougain-
American bombers completed
the second of two raids on
Nazi installations in Norway.
Eighth Army artillery had
broken up German preparations
for a counterattack in the
middle of the Sangro River
front in Italy,
Korosten is an important
rail junction on the railway
between Leningrad and Odessa.
That railway is the only north-
south line available for the
Germans. Yesterday, Korosten
fell to Soviet troops, thus
ending the rail line's use-
fulness to Hitler.
At Gomel, the Russians have
almost encircled the Nazi for-
ces. The Germans' escape cor-
ridor from that imperilled
city has been slashed to less
than 25 miles as a result of
the fall of the protective
stronghold of Rechitsa af-
ter a furious three-day bat-
Those twin important vic-
tories were announced by Sta-
lin in two orders of the day
as the climax to a week of
fighting which included the
first effective counter-offen-
sive to be made by the Germans
in many weeks.
Earlier in the week, Moscow
had admitted that Soviet
troops had been forced to
abandon several positions in
the Zhitomir region west of
Kiev in the face of furious
One column of Russian troops
had advanced to within 35 miles
of the former Polish border,
seizing Baranovka. This same
column was within 115 miles of
the Rumanian border to the
American troops attempting
to oust the Japanese from Bou-,
gainville Island have been
fighting the bitter jungle
warfare which has been typi-
cal of all land actions a-
gainst the Japs so far.
Advances have been measured
in yards, not miles.
The Japs, it was estimated,
have lost about 800 men killed
as the American beachhead on
the island has been expanded
several hundred yards in all
An American naval task force
advancing to the northern end
of the island bombarded the
Jap air base at Buka in sup-
port of the land operation.
American attacks on the Mar-
shall and Gilbert Islands are
growing more numerous and more
Daylight bombing raids on
the Jaluit and Mille atolls in
the Marshalls and on Makin in
the Gilberts were revealed du-
ring the week.
Hangars, shops and fuel
dumps and enemy vessels in the
harbors of those Nipponese de-
fense bases have taken a beat-
ing from long-range American
There were numerous minor
raids against the far-spread
Jap holdings during the week;
against Rabaul, other bases on
Bougainville, and some Japan-
ese merchant vessels bringing
food and munitions to the "sons
of heaven" were destroyed.
The Japs kept up their wild
claims of heavy losses inflict-
ed on the U.S. Navy. Recent
Jap reports have claimed ex-
tensive damage to many Ameri-
can war vessels, damage which
has been denied by puzzled
American officials have been
trying to figure out the reas-
ons for the Japs' wild claims.
Perhaps, they think, it is to
bolster Japanese home morale.
But the American officials
wonder why the Japs at home
should need encouragement
since they have been told no-
thing of the losses of their
American Liberator bombers
made two raids on German in-
stallations in occupied Nor-
Nine heavy bombers failed to
complete the second, 1,200-
mile round trip, but three of
the nine landed in Sweden,
their crews uninjured.
The Nazis' biggest repair
and maintenance depot at Kjel-
lor, outside of Oslo, was the
target Thursday and on Tuesday
the Germans' biggest electrol-
ysis plant, 80 miles from Os-
lo, felt the weight of Ameri-
can air power.
B-25s and Fortresses raided
the Athens air field in Greece.
RAF bombers struck at Ludwig-
shafen, site of the world's
largest chemical works, and
at Berlin and other western
The Allies during the week
suffered their biggest and
most humiliating setback since
the "Big Push" began at EL Al-
Germany, probably desiring
to make an impression of mili-
tary might on Turkey, recap-
tured the island of Leros, in
days of violent land and air
The Leros. engagement was mi-
nor, compared to the battling
in Russia and Italy, but it
nevertheless was a sharp set-
The Nazis announced they had
captured more than 8,000 Brit-
ish and Italian troops and
large amounts of artillery on
The island was one of four
in the Dodeeanese occupied by
the British Middle East forces
in September. Since then, the
Nazis have retaken three of the
G. I. Q.
By Camp Newspaper Service
BRAINS count. How are yours?
If you miss all these questions
you're off the beam. Mark your
answers-then take the rap by
checking with the right ones.
1. A leader of one of the United
Nations who recently urged the
American public to buy war
bonds up to the hilt is-
B-Winston Churchill( )
2. There are five full (four-
star) generals now on active duty
with the U. S. Army. Four of
them are George C. Marshall,
Douglas MacArthur, Dwight D.
(Ike) Eisenhower and Henry H.
(Hap) Arnold. The fifth is not
John J. Pershing. He is-
B-George S. Patton( )
3. A carrier-based Navy fight-
ing plane recently revealed to the
public after it had been classified
"secret," though in action for sev-
eral months is the-
A-Helldiver( ) B-lellcat( )
Answers: 1-A; 2-A; 3;B.
Morning Report I
November 20. 1948
THE TYNDALL TARGET
THE TYNDALL TARGET
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The long awaited for 'touch
football.' game between those
ancient rivals, the Medics and
the 25th Altitude Training Unit,
came to pass on Sunday of last
week. It was an excellently
played bell game with the Medics
once again leading the way.
The score: Medics 31, 25th A.T.U.
These local 'charming women'
sure possess some novel ways of
'getting acquainted.' Wonder
who that 'Paper Doll' was---who
called up Charlie Mains--said she
was from the Panama City News
Herald---and wanted to know if
Charlie had lost a 'dog. Come--
come--Charlie--what's the low-
down. We had no idea that you
were leading a 'dog's life.'
Wonder what the story is on the
Matonak-'Judy' romance. It's be-
ginning to sound like a 'knock
'em down--drag 'em out affair. '
One letter---he's getting married
---the next--it's all off. We
wish she would make up her mind--
be it the affirmative or the
negative. This obvious 'neglect'
is depriving the rest of the
local 'dolls' of some good 'mat-
I admit---my dear readers--that
I like an occasional beer---hut
evin I didn't believe my own eyes
when one of 'Saunders' Rat Snakes
.crawled into the Rec Hall the
other day---and demanded to sit
in on the 'Poker game.' He could
have had any seat in the house---
the table was cleared 'that'
The patients and the members of
the Medical Detachment are in for
a lot of pleasant surprises when
the new public address system is
installed here in the Station
Hospital. From what I can gather
---it won't be long now--either.
There is a 'Baker' boy at Per-
sonnel who is rather sweet on one
of our local civilian employees.
I'm told that she thinks him
'rather nice'---yet won't give
him a tumble, because he is 'ra-
ther nice.' For a little girl---
methinks she is breaking a lot of
We here in the Army need offer,
no excuses for spending our Sun-
days here in camp---but what--
other than W.V.--could possibly
induce Miss L.L. to come down
here on her day offl!t Tell me--
Bill--I know that 'she' looked
well in her tennis attire---but
can she honestly play the game? l
-Sgt. A.S. Jackrel
"Now don't worry about your cooking not agreeing
with my stomach, dear. my government insurance
policy covers all hazardous undertakings."
Would anyone violently object if
we hoisted our little chins out of-the
gutter all the way up to the curb?
Some serious business is at hand. You
see, our favorite executive and sup-
ply officers are going the way of all
fortunate flesh. Lts. Gee and Keyes
are leaving the 69th WAC Detch.
We secretly suspect they are greatly
relieved because, they think we ie
bucking.for section 8. Tain't so. In
our own wicked, nefarious, and ever-
plotting hearts, there is much respect
and liking for them two. On the lev-
el. Lt. Gee and Lt. Keyes have only
our very best- wishes for the very
But now STUFF FOR THE
BARRACKS BAGS ... In this cor-
ner, Ann Carpenter is sitting long
upon long under the dryer in the
beauty shop. In yon corner, Sgt.
Cearley is sweating her out. "The
Carp" rears her lovely head once for
ri i nrl In and bhhnld. she has her
Well, just as your BUSY BEE I
predicted a few weeks ago th tightly curled, moistily good, and
predicted a few weeks ago this be-netted head (attached) also -
squadron finally won a Saturday becapped. (pl. a lively let out
inspection. All the permanent firmly becapped. Cpl. Dively let out
personnel is mighty proud of the a loud raucpous howl and removed
way the students are pitching in the hat and Carpenter went under
on these inspections and we hope for the third and last time Judy
to keep that flag for a long time. Eicher is going to have protective
Our Ist/Sgt. and his Mrs. re- sides built on her bunk. Kid Bac-
turned from h is long-awaited chus, she is known as ... Edith Ger-
three-day pass and really had a schon doesn't talk about it very much
wonderful time. They visited -nor play it very often-but she
Dothan, and enjoyed its peace and renders--upon coaxing and the pi-
quiet. Quite a change from the ano-sthe loveliest version of "Black
hustle of Panama City, and we're Magic" imaginable. She is also just
glad he's back. back from the hospital where she had
One of our boys was supposed to ba e o observation
have gotten married this past a bad case of observation
Sunday, and we were all looking "Course you know "Taylor doesn't
:forward to the happy occasion, 'but wear perfume or cologne of any type
it didn't come off as planned, because of its alcoholic content .
something about sleeping it off Sgt. Bottini is in the upper third
.....And we thought all Gene bracket of the swell egg class. Tough
drank was Coca Colas. and rugged as an Angora sweater
Sgt. Calverini finally went on New mess captain Mary Lee es-
his furlough, but not until he capes this week since the grease trap
had said goodbye to all of his covered paw of Kay Pee has not
friends, and gotten a promise for beckoned thither yetly.
a date when he gets back from New Yer lil' ol'
York City, from all his friends' -Sad Sack.
girl friends.. Have a good time,
Our own Sgt. Cadenhead is back ian life does for you, fellows.
from furlough in Mississippi. He Well, that's all for this issue,
had a swell time, so he says, and 'but watch out for the IUSY BEE,
gained 10 lbs. Look what civil- fellows,
Last 'week was quite a busy one
with some of the brothers attending
driving lessons at the Motor Pool,
others going to training films at the
Rec Hall (that new VD film is a holy.
fright), and with the Glee Club prac-
ticing under the capable direction of
The Glee Club incidentally is gain-
ing quite a little recognition. In ad-
dition to singing at the Hospital and
Receiving Pool on several recent oc-
casions it has just been invited to
assist in a program at the Wain-
wright Shipyard on November 23.
Right now the club is working on
some really nice Christmas carols.
During the past week there was
emphasize also on the physical side
with Sgt. Barry of the P. T. Dept:
putting the men through their per-
iodic physical conditioning exams. All
isn't work, however. On the llth
the G. I. dance in the Rec Hall was a
"Tacky Party" and a great success.
On ine 22nd a traveling U. S. O.
show will appear in the Rec Hall and
Chow Line Chatter
We're very happy to boast that
we've gone all out 100 per cent in
the Community Chest fund here at
the messes. In a short while we will
be presented our donation cards. The
Messes in general could still use a
little co-operation on the part of the
field men. All can oblige by hav-
ing their mess-cards handy on com-
ing through the line, so as not. to
hold things up too long.
At a quiet ceremony at the Post
Chapel, on Saturday, November 13,
Sgt. Thomas Naples was united in
marriage to Miss Katherine Slowey.
The Sgt. and Mrs. Naples were at-
tended by yours truly as best man,
-and Mrs. Angeline as maid of honor.
Mrs. Angeline also is a recent bride,
having been married to Cpl. Ange-
line a week ago. Sgt. Naples is a
native of Jersey City, N. J., and the
bride is from Madison, Wisc.
Thursday night's dance couldn't
quite be called a success, due to the
fact that Sgt. Mintzer wan't pres-
ent, but I guess the girls will be
pleased to know he'll be there this
Congratulations to Pvt. Jordan,
one of the bakers at Mess No. 2. He
is now the proud father of a six
Pvt. John Clark said that he would
gladly become a charter member of
the new NCO Club, if only he could
become a non-com.
The Squadron day room is about
the busiest place on the field, since
the new cue sticks and cue balls
have made their appearance, or is it
that practically everyone is restrict-
ed? Incidentally, we're all waiting
for the boxing matches to start
again. Clark has challenged just
about everyone in the barracks.
Biggest feud of the year goes on
nightly, between Sgt. (Sinatra) Mint-
zer and his room-mates. Can it be
that he wants to sing them to sleep?
The mess men are now sweating out
Thanksgiving and Christmas, which
are two of the busiest days in the
mess halls, but seeing the GI's hap-
py is always the mess men's greatest
-Pvt. Al Falato.
a dance will follow.
And if the folks back home still
wonder what we do in our off duty
hours, Pfc. B. E. Dawkins has just
issued a call for candidates for the
Post basketball team coloredd), the
Adjutant is threatening a series of
lectures on Malarial Control, and the
squadron will be firing the pistol
marksmanship course on Thanksgiv-
ing day, according to the schedule.
November 20. 1943
THE TTNDATJ, TARC.Fi~I~
~TTi~ qrVITmAT.T. rFPADflIP'
We extend a hearty welcome to Lt.
E. T. Bonk, who has just returned
from school. The boys are glad to
see him back looking none the worse
for wear after taking that rugged
Sgts. Keyes, Hilton, Cpl. F. Cox,
and Pvts. Talbott and Pariss return-
ed from guard school at Miami Beach
and brought back some medals for
proficiency with their "shooting
irons." George Moser, whb is taking
that same course waxes eloquent on
the efficiency and thoroughness of
the school but claims that his rain,
distinction is delectable females in
scanty swim suits.
BANTER: Cpl. Artal "Dood It"
last week when he tripped up the
aisle with a Tampa girl. Pvt. C.
Spencer Is anxiously Waiting for his
furlough so he can go "dear" hunt-
ing up in Massachusetts. ... Bes.t
morale builder that we've seen is a
piping hot dish of arroz con pollo-
chicken and rice to you ignoramuses.
(Editor's note: Gimme black beans
and yellow rice). Pvt. A. Galilei
is recovery from an appendectomy.
Ineidcentally his wife is coming down
to help him recover. And Pvt,.
Martinelli is sweating out those ray-
iolis at home.
MAN OF THE WEEK: Sgt. Jos-
eph Wawrzon is our man of the
wek. Joe hails from the windy city,
Chicago, Ill., and was employed as a
clerk in a Florsheim shoe factory.
He was born on March 14, 1916, in
Chicago. Wawrzon is police and
prison clerk at the guardhouse and
does a very good job of clerking
there. He has many friends and this
may be due to his amiable character
and to his brand of dry humor. His'
hobbies are photography and basket-
ball and his ambition is to visit Po-
land after the war.
-Cpl. Sam Marotta.
Our last reports were from a nman
who has just returned from fur-
lough. His reports states that it is
no longer possible to walk into one's
favorite bar and have the old favor-
ite, whatever it may be. In answer
to this good buddy's report, we have
asked our next furloughman to the
great north to bring us an uncensor-
ed report on conditions. We sincere-
ly hope that our representative does-
n't forget what he is going after.
The other day a cook was over-
heard telling a prospective overseas
man that "Only cowards left Tyn-
dall's mess for overseas." We do
know that it takes a brave man to
stick it out, cookie.
A bit of talent has been discovered
in our midst. His name is DeFabees.
This man is without a doubt one of
our most interesting men WHY?
Because no one knows what he is go-
ing to do next. (Reminds one of the
Gun Cradle Sgt.) He is without a
doubt one of the best sports we have
ever seen, aren't you Single-
handed he defeated a team of su-
perior strength in a terrific game of
volleyball. Anyone wishing to take
a few lessons will see DeFabees at
arena No. 2 between 2 and 4.
It isn't too early to say anything
about Christmas. Fellows, we are
looking for some suggestions for a
little Christmas eve party. Sug-
gestions can be submitted to your
special service representative, yours
--Cpl. F. J. Johnson.
Problem in Economics Why
is it that the girl with the
least principal draws the most
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(a) upterseeboot (c) ultraseeboot
(b) uberseeboot (d) upundownboot
2 Not in fatigues, but ready for work is:
(a) Carmen Miranda (c) Vero Zorino
(b) Gypsy Rose tee (d) Mary Martin
3 Lift the black-out curtain to see: 4 Headache to Hitler--asprrin to Allies,
(a) Toscanini (c) Dr. Einstein (a) Glenn Martin (cI W.lhelm Kaiser
(b) Charles Laughton (d) Mr. Anthony (b)-Henry Kaiser (dl W C Felds
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Soldiers No Want
To 'Play Ball' at 6 AM
Ft. Custer, Mich. (CNS)-Miffed
because some of his charges failed
to turn out for pre-breakfast drill,
Sgt. Bill Rowe posted this notice:
"All members of this organiza-
tion will fall out for morning
drill at 6 AM. Cooperation is
necessary. If you men will play
ball with me I will play ball with
Later in the day someone
scribbled this appendix to the
sergeant's note: "We would like
to cooperate, sergeant, but 6 AM
is one 'hell of a time to play ball."
Fifth Engine Added
To British Bombers
Londen (CNS)-A fifth motor
-designed to cut down the load
on the other four-soon will be
added to four-motored bombers of
the Royal Air Force. The extra
motor which will serve as a "flying
power station," will reduce the
risk of crash landings. It will op-
erate independently of the other
Then there's the girl named
Checkers because she jumped
every time you made a wrong
Sgt..and Mrs. Mueller are finished
"sweating it out" but it was worth
it, as they had a 7 pound 4 ounce
baby boy. Sgt. Mueller hasn't got-
ten back to normal yet. Cigars were-
passed out and whiskey and ice
cream will be served for the next ad-
dition to the- family.
Several- of the boys are leaving on
furloughs and they are all adither.
Specially a certain Sgt. by the name-
of Strong. He plans to go ic skat-
ing and what not. He has been on
thin ice for so long he probably
wouldn't know the difference.
We finally have a bowling team
organized and this week we bowl
the "Skunk Hollow" boys. We wilt
let you know next week how we
make out. We are "all on the ball"
Seems that S/Sgt. Gayla is always
making the headlines but then if he
behaved himself it wouldn't have
happened. The place was the Em-
bassy Club and he was giving moral
support to a luscious civilian damsel
surrounded by the Navy. I guess he
was sort of clumbsy at it as there
was a remark made that he was all
Sgt. Cawthorne should be recover-
ed from his injuries received while
walking into the engine box on thi
ramp. Wouldn't have happened if h4
had kept his eyes to the front anc
not whistled at the blonde.
Cpl, Dock Taunton is still giving
the girls at the sub-depot a "snow
job." And he is from New Orleans,
too Bet he never saw snow.
Speaking for all the boys of the
Cadet Detachment, we wish to take
this opportunity to cordially welcome
our new commandant of cadets, Lt.
Glasser, and to wish Lt. Harrington
success at his new position with the
Well, our upper-class cadets took
to the "wild blue yonder" this week
a welcome change after four weeks
of ground school. Of course the 4:30
a. m. rise and shine stuff is a bit or
the rough side for the boys flying ii
the morning, but as they say ir
French, "It's a great life-if you
A/C John Brown is seriously con-
sidering changing his name-seems
every time he tries to register at a
hotel with his wife he is met with icy
stares of stern apprehension And
A/C Sandy Bogart, one of our stal-
wart underclassmen, wants to know
if the PX will cash a phase check.
The opening of the cadet barber
shown in the near future appears as a
aerious threat to those "barber shop
details" so conveniently formed dur-
ing the time for PT. Think fast,
men, there must be another way out.
The newly commissioned second
lieutenant entered the Pullman
painfully proud of his shiny
gold bars. With the prospect of
a fat tip in view, the porter
proceeded to effect a liaison.
'Mo'nin', Captain.' In a short
time he volunteered, 'We'.s a
speck late today, Kunnel.' Then,
as the lieutenant made ready to
go: 'Brush yo' coat for yo',
Two minutes later he was in-
specting a ten cent tip. With a
bellow that could be heard
throughout the station, he shout-
ed at the disappearing officer:
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Slogan for Victory Gardens: Weed
'em and reap.
Cutie Culkins, the office cut-
up, says it takes two woods to
make a match .. he would and she
would .. .. Sgt. Dave Wolf skill
and his mob cleaning up the Rec
Hall t'other morning, missing the
services of Cpl. Oglesby .. The
Ogley one is on furlough to his
home in Greenville, S.C ....
Did you ever watch Becky set up
the cokes at the Rec Hall? ..
She's a swell waitress .. .. Pfc.
Judd Hubert, interpreter deluxe,
is on a troop train 'Frisco bound
.. He has a furlough after he re-
leases his French boys at Salt
Lake .. .. Lookit what a careless
typist can do: A man woke up one
morning and found a uniform adorn-
ing his frame. 'Good Lord,' he
said. 'I've been induced.
Cpl. Fern Welling, Capt. Single-
ton's WAC sexaterry, complains
that this column last week im-
plied that she was married. She
says she isn't. Did someone say
something about "Ready, Welling
and able?" .. .. Cpl. Helen Mc-
Namara (Sul\livan) recently re-
turned from a furlough to Penna.
.. Her hubby's in the Coast Guard
... Ist/Sgt. Mable Pickett of
the WAC says after the war she's
going to run away to a desert is-
land, where she'll have no form
to fill out but her own .. The
Army requires WACs to fill out
forms, too, it seems .. .. W/O
Joshua Missal, leader of the Band,
makes frequent trips to Port St.
Joe .. Can it be that he likes
sea food? .. .. And how did you
make out on your Physical Fitness
exam this week? .. Any improve-
ment? .. .. We invite your atten-
tion to the pin-up ga. this week
. .If you'd like a pic of her,
send her a letter at 52 Vander-
bilt Ave., NYC, and tell her you
"aw her pic in the Target.
Well, soldier, did IVU have
any clothes in the post cleaners?
.. Or will you wear a dirty uni-
form the remainder of your hitch?
.. .. Lts. Gee and Keyes, of the
WAC Detachment, are leaving the
post, and S/Sgt. Reid is, too ..
Best wishes to them all ....
Capt. Silva guesting on the Tyn-
dall Field Radio Playhouse ..
Portraying a cockney, and doing
a right good job, too.
Interviewer: 'Have you had any
experience in defense work?'
Girl applicant: 'Yes--I used to
go with a soldier,'
AS PRETTY AS A PICTURE
There's an old saying that gentlemen prefer blondes. If you
guys don't prefer this gal, you're strictly SNAFU.
Her monicker is Jackie Copeland, and she's a Conover Cover
gal. You've seen her on the cover page of your favorite maga-
zine, and now she's our glammer-gal of the week in your fa-
vorite camp newspaper. Sorry we can't reveal her telephone
number, but at any rate, we'll repeat her name .. Jackie Cope-
land. Interesting camera shot, isn't it? Yes, very nice
And lookit them dimples! All of 'em!
EVERY HOUR ON THE HOUR
-By PFC. GAWDHELPUS' GIRL FRIDAY
In loving memory of Pfc. Gawd-
helpus, now on furlough. When
last seen he was blazing a new
trail thru the Everglades, not
with an axe, but the thumb. Shows
what Waller Trainer will drive
FLOWERS TO: Sgt. Davie Wolf-
skill who holds the throne at the
Rec Hall. The Wacs appreciate
his consideration of all we women
warriors. 'Beech-Nut Charlie'
Goodson and Terry Hyatt. They're
getting' hitched. Come Dec. 11,
the chipmunk-like cheeks of Good-
son will be empty. Last words of
the bride-to-be, 'Thank Heaven
for Dentyne guim.
HI LITES OF THE 348TH, ALL-OUT:
A successful affair thanks to
S/Sgt. Bill 'Rubberlegs' Ritter,
and Sgt. 'Twinkletoes' Jackson.
Also Pfc. Hayes' rendition of
LOST AND FOUND DEPT.: Any GI
returning one (1) Brass Bottle to
S/Sgt. Larry Henderson gets a
season ticket to Waller Trainer.
(Bet it's never found.)
Why the sudden fad for pipes at
W.T.? Tis said that WACs prefer
the paper mil ...Sgt. Cronk, the
Pin Up boy of the Salt Lake City
WAC Det. sent one sample; got 14
requests. 'Cutie Cronk' the boys
call him...Who is Cpl. Hessee
keeping her cute brown eyes on,
or is it down right love for WT
that prompted her to go to work
on her nite off?...'Snafu,' the
WAC pup, spent Sat. morn inspect-
ing WT. She promptly found a
warm corner and went to sleep,
thus making herself a member of
high standing...Why let your gas
mask hang around and gather dust?
So said T/5 Ginny Hyde. She cut
quite a figure in full Gas Dress'
as she drained the grease traps.
REPAIR U.S. SHOES
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 12.-Lend-lease
is working in reverse in England
where British workers are repairing
shoes and boots of American soldiers
in the European theatre at no cost
to the United States.
Records reaching Headquarters,
Fourth Service Command here, show
that not only shoes but thousands
of other items used by the American
soldiers are being repaired in Eng-
land and the British government is
paying the bill, including the salaries
of the employee. In the case of foot-
wear, a shoe factory in a small West
Country town is repairing 25 per cent
of the worn shoes of United States
troops in that area.
This factory, taken as an example
of other repair operations, is in
charge of an American officer of the
Quartermaster Corps, but it employes
British workers. The rebuilding of
American Army shoes is done on the
original lasts which have been sup-
plied for that purpose. The full
range of these lasts runs from size
4 to size 15 and the widths from AA
to EEE-138 different combinations
of sizes. In the rebuilding process,
the shoes are stripped down to the
quarters and revamped before being
made up with .-"-n-'y new bottom
Because the uppers have- been
broken in and are mole flexible than
is the case of new footwear, the
Doughboys usually ask for'"Class B
Issue" shoes meaning rebuilts-if
they are available, according to the
Hollywood: Jirny Durante says:
'It takes all kinds of people to
make a world--guys like me--and
the homely ones. Of course, I
ain' t braggin', you understand,
but you've gotta admit there's
something' about me that really
stands out. Dames know that like
nobody else, and nobody else mat-
ters. Now just today, for in-
stance, a swell-lookin' dame
comes up to me out at AMG where
I'm making' the pitcher, 'Two Sis-
ters and a Sailor,' and right
away I sees what she's got on her
mind--so I plays hard to get. I
admit it's tough resistin' her as
she stands there, her lips all
puckered qp, waiting' for the Great
Lover to give her a thrill--but I
holdsny ground. 'Please, Jimmy!'
she says. I shakes my head,i
'Just one,' she pleads. I shakes
my head again. (I'm a beast!)
'You just got to!' she says. So
then when I see she's suffered
enough, I gives in--and buys a
ible from Commercial News Provi
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November 20, 1943
THE TYNDALLL TARGET
Warmin' the Bench
- Stop He If You've Heard This Song Before -
By SGT. FRANK DE BLOIS
CNS Sports Correspondent
Frankie Frisch never shaved a man in his life and he doesn't
know an olive oil massage from a Lucky Tiger rubdown, but he's
a barber just the same. In baseball par-lay, a barber is a
bench jockey, a talk-boy, a guy who's forever getting a grip
on somebody's cork--usually an umpire's.
The old Fordham Flash is one of the better umpire baiters in
the game. He's not quite as loud as Leo Durocher, nor as
apoplectic as Jimmy Dykes, but he's pretty good at the game
and he's kind of funny, too.
Arthur Daley, in the New York Times, tells one about how
Frisch once innocently walked up to an umpire in St. Louis
and asked him if he had a cigar in his pocket.
"Why should I have a cigar?" said the umpire, who had just
made a sad decision and was expecting something little more
warming from Frisch.
"I just thought you might," the Flash explained. "Because
you certainly looked like a cigar store Indian on that play."
Once in a while the customers write. A recent correspondent
is G.F. Kane, a guard at the AAF Intransit Depot, Natick,
Mass., who wrote complaining of this department's neglect of
one of his idols. Correspondent Kane is disappointed because
the name of Eddie Mahan wasn't included in this column's list
of all-time football greats.
Mahan, fullback on three of the late, great Percy Haughton's
powerhouse'Harvard elevens, was named to Walter Camp's All-
American team three years in a row. Correspondent Kane says
he was the all-around superior to Charley Brickley, or any
other back who ever wore the Crimson. 'He could kick, run,
and throw,' says Kane, 'and he was a wildcat at rarchesi.'
One dry while sports writing S/Sgt. Ray Schwartz was incar-
cerated at the station hospital at Camp Kohler, Colo., he was
approached by a cocky little Pfc. wearing an apron.
"Say," began the Pfc., "aren't you a staff sergeant?"
Schwartz nodded sourly.
"That's nice," said the other, whipping out a note book.
"It'll add a little class to the KP list."
Here's one we got from Pvt. Louis Chapman, of Jefferson
Taking his post-induction eye examination, a rookie was
asked if he could read the 20-20 line.
'Sure,' he said. 'KZCYSYSQRZMNK. I knew the guy well.
Used to play guard for Notre Dame.
A WORK PARTY
Last Thursday night the officers
and men of the Det. 2062nd Ord-
nance Company held another work
party at the Magazine Area.
Object: To consolidate all ammu-
nition stored at present in the
magazine warehouses by removing
it to other warehouses designated
for the purpose. Wow! What a
Members of the work party in-
cluded: Major Kenneth G. Emery,
post ordnance officer; 1st Lt.
Burt Applebaum, 2nd Lts. James R.
Glisson, James W. Langley, Jr.,
Rober. T. Birney, Robert K. Vick-
ery and W/O jg Merrill L. Yates,
a score of bucks and staffs with
a light sprinkling of techs and
masters and the rank and flle of
the ordnance company. It was no
night for goldbricks. After a
hard day's work the officers and
men assembled again at 6:15 P.M.
and at 7 the "party" was In full
In their fatigues, it was hard
to distinguish an officer from an
enlisted man, for there were no
"directors," and the officers
proved as adept at tossing the
boxes of calls. 30, 45 and 50s and
shotgun shells and links as any of
the enlisted men.
At 1:15 A.M., under a brilliant
Florida sky and the challenging
floodlights of the magazine area,
a cease and desist order was is-
sued...the job was done'. Offi-
cers and men piled into the wait-
ing trucks and headed for bed and
It was a rare sight and the men
of ordnance got a great kick out
of it. Major Emery and Lt. Bir-
ney had elected themselves as
chow-line KP's and how they did
tneir stuff! Expertly ladling
out the scrambled offerings of
war-minded hens to his hungry men
was broadly-smiling Major Emery,
while with equal dispatch at dish-
ing out the "'taters" was his
armament officer and fellow KP,
Lt. Birney. And. there were large
juicy pears for each and all,
bread and butter and jam, hot
coffee, and a word of commenda-
tion for a job well done. Ed
note: Greater love hath no man
than that as Major oro Lieutenant
he pulleth KP for his men.
Just another instance of the
fine cooperation existing between
the Ordnance Company's officers
and men, and acknowledging the
genuine contribution in work that
Ordnance is making daily to the
splendid record of Tyndall Field's
Flexible Gunnery School. A swell
-Pfc. E.T. Delbyck
Special Christmas music is be-
ing rehearsed by the Tyndall
Field Protestant choir, S/Sgt.
Dwight Boileau, director, an-
nounced this week.
The music will be sung at Yule
chapel services. The choir also
Is rehearsing carols which the
group will sing at different po-
ints on the field as was done
Sergeant Bolleau extended an
invitation to singers to join the
choir, which meets for rehearsals
in the post chapel every Wednes-
day at 7 P.M.
SKUNK HOLLOW SEEKS
"Wanted: One skunk, of either
sex and definitely without odor. "
That advertisement appears in
the "Skunk Hollower," weekly
mimeographed paper which is pub-
lished by aerial gunnery students
in the receiving squadron.
The "wanted" advertisement
"As the Hollow's fame spreads,
we feel that the presence of a
live representative of our name-
sake is a definite necessity. To
be perfectly plain: we want a
pet skunk! If the public ever
learns that there are no skunks
in Skunk Hollow, we will find
ourselves knee deep in shame.
So, dear reader, send us your
skunk. We promise you he will be
Nell cared for and cannot fall to
be completely at home."
COLORED USO SHOW
"What's Cookin'," a USO show
with an all-colored cast, will
make two appearances at Tyndall
Field Monday night.
One show will be at the Post
Theater at 6:30 P.M. The other
will be at the colored Rec Hall
at about 8:30.
PLAYERS WANTED FOR
A call for players for two Tyn-
dall Field basketball teams was
issued this week by M/Sgt. Wood-
row Busby, in charge of organiz-
ing the teams.
Busby said that anyone interes-
ted in playing should contact him
either at the 69th or at the Base
Photo &_Reproduction Department.
The two teams planned have been
tentatively designated as team
"A" and team "B."
Saturday, 'SON OF IRACULA, Lon
Chaney; Louise Allbritton.
Sun., Mon., 'NORTHERN PURSUIT,'
Errol Flynn, Julie Bishop.
Tuesday, 'HENRY ALDRICH HAUNTS A
HOUSE,' Jimmy Lydon, Charlie'
Smith. 'GILDERSLEEVE ON BROAD-
WAY,' Harold Peary, Billie Burke.
Wed., Thurs., 'THOUSANDS CHEER,'
Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly.
Fri., Sat., 'IN OLD OKLAHOMA,'
John Wayne, Martha Scott.
Sun., Mon., 'I DOOD.IT, Red
Skelton, Eleanor Powell.
Tues., Wed., 'STRANGE DEATH OF
ADOLPH HITLER, Gale Sondergaard.
Thurs., Fri., 'CORVETTE K-225,'
Saturday, 'VALLEY OF HUNTED MEN,'
Late Show Sat., 'MELODY PARADE,'
Mary Beth Hughes, Eddie Quillan.
Sun., Mon. 'KANSAN, Richard
Dix, Jane Wyatt.
Tuesday, 'SPITFIRE'S BLESSED
EVENT,' Lupe Velez, Leon Errol.
Wednesday, 'YANKS IN TRINIDAD,'
Thursday, REVEILLEE WITH BEVERLy,'
Fri., Sat., 'GHOST RIDER,' Johnny
WHAT'S DOING NEXT WEEK
S 7:00 P.M. Boxing at the Colored
12:45 P.M. Musical Recording e Hall
Hour at Post Theater. W/O Missal 8:0 P.M. Radio broadcast over
Commentator. WDLP. T/F Radio Playhouse.
12:30 P.M. Squadron A&R Re 6:30 P.M.- Radio Workship period.
presentatives Meeting at Athletic 7: 00 P.M. Movies at Station
O7:00 P.M. Movies at Sttiationn
7:00 P.M. Movies at Station 80PM. Regular weeklyGI
H t 8:00 P.M. Regular weekly G
Hospital. dance at Rec Hall. T/F Band
8:00 P.M. Regular Information ct o
broadcast over WDLP.
Tease Contest at Rec Hall. o L .
Tease Contest at Rec al. 8:00 P.M. Regular weekly color-
8:30 P.M. Movies at Receivin ed GI dance at Colored Rec Hall.
UESDAY. 8:30 P,M. Movies at Receiving
8:00 P.M. Weekly Dance at USO, ua
T/F Band broadcast aver WItLP. FRIDAY
7:-30 P.M. Boxing bouts at Re-
8:00 P.M. Movies at Colored Rec 730 Boxing bout t Re-
Hall. ceiving Pool.
H WEaESDAY 8:00 P.M. Movies at Colored Rec
12:30 P.M. Special Service Non- SATUR
Cor Meeting at Post Library. :0 P.M, e St
7:00 P.M, Movies at Station
5:30 P.M. Inter-Squadron Touch Hospital.
Football Games. 8:30 P.M. Movies at Receiving
7:00 P.M. Protestant choir re- Squadron..
hearsal, Post Chapel. 1:00 1:15 P.M. Mondays, Wed-
7:00 P.M. Weekly Variety Show nesdays and Fridays-- 'March to
at Receiving Pool. Victory' broadcast over WELP.
? E S
THE TYNDALL TARGET
By BOB HAWK
1. Does dew drop from the sky,
or does It form on the object
where you see it?
2. You know what a Major Gen-
eral Is, but what is a Major
3. What is the smallest number
of Senators that can transact
4. Are there male and female
plants and flowers?
5. Arrange in order of bump-
iness: shantung, chenille and
6. If your door doesn't have a
spring lock and you lock it from
the inside by turning the key to
the right -- do you turn it to
the right or to the left when you
lock it from the outside?
7. When you order that tasty
cheese dish, is it correct to ask
or Welsh Rabbit?
8. Can the average person see
more or less than 500 miles?
9. The average woman is 10, 15
or 35 percent muscle?
10. Are more men knock-kneed
than women, or more women than
1. It forms on the object where
you see it.
2. A man having charge of a
great household; a butler or
3. 49 a quorum consists of a
majority of the Senators.
5. Least bumpy is shantung,
next seersucker, then chenille.
6. You turn it to the left (op-
7. Yes. Welsh Rabbit is cor
8. More, you can see the stars
which are millions of miles away.
9. 35 percent.
10. More women are knock-kneed
The lonely gal dreamed that a
big brute of a man came to her
bedside, picked her up, carried
her down to a chauffeured car,
placed her in the back seat and
got in beside her. They drove
out in the country and on a dark
road the car stopped. Finally,
finding her voice, the gal asked,
'And now what are you going to
November 20, 1943
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do. The man answered, It's up
to you, lady, it's your dream. '
A serviceman wrote his civilian
enployer telling him about life
in a submarine undergoing Jap
depth charges in the Pacific. He
told how bread on subs is baked
in an electric oven and how dur-
ing one attack when the sub's
plates started leaking, gauge
glasses shattering and light
bulbs bursting in the sub, the
cook ran to the skipper yelling,
'You've got to do something about
the destroyer. My bread's fall-
PHYSICAL FITNESS TESTS
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THE TYNDALL TARGET
SGUNNE R OF THE CLASS II
GUNNER OF THE CLASS *
PFC. LLOYD D. SLINGSBY
This 24-year-old gunnery stu-
dent comes from Fullerton, Calif.,
and was graduated from Fairfax
High School in Hollywood.
Born in Ontario, Canada, he
moved to California in -925.
Played his favorite sport, foot-
ball, .in high school.
Was eliminated from glider
pilot training. Took basic at
Sheppard Field, Texas, and at-
tended radio school at Scott
S/SGT. MARVIN G. BUET
Born in Rockford, Ill
i4, i9i6. Lived in Rockf
18 years and then moved t
sota, Fla. Entered Air
March 28j i941, and was
stationed at Selfridge
Mich., where he spent a
of months. Went to AM sc
Chicago and then transfer
Harding Field, Baton Rou
In all, has been at 10 di
fields in his three ye
PFC. DANIEL A. SCHULZ
In the Army for eight months,
Private First Class Shulz comes
from Milwaukee, Wis.
He worked as a railroad car
clerk before entering the Army.
Was graduated from Rufus King
High School in Milwaukee.
Got his basic training at Miami
Beach and then went to armament
school at Buckley Field, Denver,
KENNETH W. CLEMENCE
Cadet Clemence used to be in
the Navy. He served just six
days. Then they found out he
was only i6 years old.
He's now 20. Worked as a pro-
duction clerk on Navy Department
work before entering the Army
March 30, i942. Comes from Mil-
He was graduated from Bayview
High School in Milwaukee.
PFC. PHILLIP E. RIDDLE
Nineteen years old, Pfc. Rid-
dle intends to go back to school
after the war and finish college.
Was taking business administra-
tion course at Allbright College,
Reading, Pa., when he entered
His home is in Palmyra, N.Y.
He was inducted at Fort Dix March
4, 1943. Took his basic train-
ing at Miami Beach, then went
from there to Scott Field, Ill.j
to attend the radio operator and
SGT. ROBERT A. McDONALD
Studying the gentle art of
aerial gunnery is a long jump
from printing payroll checks.
But that is the step that Sgt.
McDonald took when he came into
He was in the payroll check
business in Rochester, N.Y., at
the time of his induction on May
He's 27, married, a graduate
of Scranton, Pa., Tech High. Got
basic training at Miami Beach and
AM training at Sheppard Field.
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