Title: Tyndall target
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Title: Tyndall target
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 27-36 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Tyndall Air Force Base (Fla.)
Publisher: Public Relations Office, Air Corps Gunnery School
Place of Publication: Tyndall Field Fla
Publication Date: 1942-
Frequency: weekly
Subject: Newspapers -- Tyndall Air Force Base (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Armed Forces -- Newspapers -- United States   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Bay -- Panama City -- Tyndall Air Force Base
Coordinates: 30.078611 x -85.576389 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 16, 1942)-
Issuing Body: Issues for May 9, 1942- published by Office of Public Relations, Army Air Forces Gunnery School.
General Note: Title from caption.
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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Tyndall J3' Target
Copy Prepared Under Supervision
Of Public Relations Officer.
Printing and Photography by
Base Photographic & Reproduction
Sect ion.
Art Work by Dept. of Training
Drafting Department.
The Tyndall Target receives ua-
terial supplied by Camp Newspaper
Service, War Dept., 205 E. 42nd
St., New York City. Credited Ma-
terial may NOT be republished
.ithoutopr1or.nrlsiaion from CNS.

To the rear of the Post
Library lays a little alcove
housing a combination radio
and record player.
Weighty reference books
bulk on its several shelves
leaning heavily against the
recorded old and new world
loveliness of the great mas-
ters of music.
Usually the corner is filled
with the faithful, for it is
here that the lovers of good
things come to spend a pleas-
ant interlude surrounded by
the influences they enjoy -
books and music.
True, the musical library
is not comprehensive but it
does include many of the
world's greatest symphonic
masterpieces and several popu-
lar music albums.
There are also a number of
enlisted men who regularly
bring their own records with
them, providing an enjoyable
supplement to the library's
ow, collection.
Many of the G.I.'s who nor-
mally shun anything that
smacks of the classics would
be agreeably surprised if they
would but come to the music
comer and just listen.
They would there discover
their old friend popular music
but in the more discreet guise
of classical tempo, and would
find that given half a chance,
Schunan and Beethoven are as
easy to get along wit) as Al
"Pistol Packin' Mama' Dexter
and the late Fats Waller.
Someday, far removed from
the pleasures we now have at
hand we may find ourselves
longing for the songs and
music we left behind. We'll
be thinking then, of the wast-
ed hours--the hours aimlessly
frittered away in pursuit of
Snatches of song will come
back to haunt us freighted
with the memories of home and
America..of pleasant hours
out of reach.
So if it's an easy chair and
an easy hour you are looking
for soldier -- you'll find
both in the music corner of
the Post Library.

Some of the brightest pages of military history are oj
noble characters whose lives and deeds are set forth in
brilliant light on the pages of the Bible. 2Tue military
glory and moral power here go hand in hand.
i. In Joshua (Joshua 1:24) we have the brilliant successes
of a valiant general whose every order was a carrying out of
commands from on High. Joshua's God fought for him and Joshua
fought for his God. The "turns" and "tides" of battle were
always in his favor because he and his armies did the will
of God.
2. Naaman (II Kings 5), a brilliant, kindly Syrian Captain,
received healing of the leprosy of his own life through
.simple obedience and faith in the God of Israel, an example
of one in high command yet taking a humble position before
his Creator and Lord, and being eternally blessed for it.
3. The Centurian of Capernaum (Hatt.8), whose public godly
faith brought healing to his servant, illustrates that kind
of commanding officer whose life and religion is an inspir-
ation and blessing to all his men, influencing them strongly
in the way of righteousness. God knows we need more of such
today; more General Dobbes, more General Montgomerys, more
men who unflinchingly stand for decency, sobriety, and god-
liness, men who are not ashamed to be known as Bible readers
and pray-ers.
4. The Roman Guard (Matt. 27) who, when Jesus cried out
on the Cross and bowed his head in death, openly declared,
"Truly, this was the Son of God, thus shed forever upon the
military the unestimable honor of having one of its calling
be the first to bear a mighty testimony to faith in a cruci-
fied Saviour.
5. Cornelius (Acts lo), the Italian Commander, not only
attended worship regularly and gave freely of his income to
the church, but also held meetings in his own home that his
soldiers and relatives might be converted to Christ.
In this day when so many soldiers and officers of rank
have succumbed to the grosser temptations of Army life, it
is good to remind ourselves of these and other soldiers of
the past and to pray that we, too, may not only be "good
soldiers," but "good soldiers of Jesus Christ" as well,
Sunday School at Post Chapel...........................9:00 A.M.
Worship. at Colored Recreation Hall....................9:00 A.M.
Worship at Post Chapel ..............................10:00 A.M.
Worship in "Skunk Hollow"............................10:00 A.M.
Evening Worship at Post Chapel................. ....7:30 P.M.
Fellowship Meeting........................... ...........7:30 P.M.
Choir Rehearsal.......................................7:00 P.M.
Sunday Masses
Post Chapel....................................8:00 A.M.
Post Theater..................................10:00 A.M.
Post Chapel...................................11:15 A.M.
Daily Masses.................. ;..................... 5:30 P.M.
Confessions.....................*........... Saturday, 7:00 P.M.
(and any time the chaplain is in office)
Worship Service.............................. Friday, 7:30 P.M.



.you ask how it is in this
foreign country. Well it is al-
right but hardly like old Tyndall
Tech .. they are having a hard
time finding work for us. I
haven't done much work but I have
seen jolly old England at the ex-
pense of the Gov' t. London,
Liverpool, Cambridge.,, Oxford,
Salisbury etc. They are very

Interesting places especially
the University cities .. the re-
ports of the damage done during
the blitz were not overdone .. we
all get a big kick over here out
of listening to German broadcasts
on the radio. They have a wonder-
ful way of explaining their de-
feats and how they are bound to
win...I really miss Ty..

Interviews and Photos

Kansas: "I like to hear him sing
but don' t care much for the
juvenile noise that usually ac-
companies his programs."

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PVT. EDIfH ARRENS, Reading, Pa.:
"I have nothing against the
gentleman personally, but then he
doesn't make me swoon either.
Perhaps it is because the VAC
has learned to take it."

N.Y.: "He is the guy that keep
my wife from cooking my dinne
when he is on the radio, and take
it from me, it's hard to like
anyone when dinner smells keep
kicking your nostrils higher than
an OPA ceiling."


"He sure has the girls crazy over
him. Personally, I think they'll
just crazy!"

Mass.: "He certainly knows how
to make the ladies swoon and I
want to be around to catch them
when they do. Over the radio he
sounds swell -- but keep him off
.the screen and stage."

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With three fast basketball games to launch the season,
Tyndall Field's new gymnasium formally was opened Thursday
With the Tyndall Field band playing at "breaks" during and
between the games, the spectators were treated to a good
evening's entertainment which will be repeated often begin-
ning Monday, when play begins Berner 4; McLeod; Herring; Men-
in the inter-squadron pennan- delsohn.
ent party enlistedmen's tour- T/F 36; CADETS 26
nament. Lt. Stanley J. Dron- Stevens was high man fbr the
gowski arranged the schedule. Tyndall Field outfit in the game
An all-star team of officers with the cadet upper class, scor-
nosed the PT officers, 33 to 31, ing 13 points as his team won by
in the final and best game of 36 to 26. His teanmate Friedman
the evening. Earlier, the Tyn- got 10. High scorer for the
dall Field All-Stars defeated cadet teen was Ihch, with 11.
the cadet upper class outfit, Sunmary:
36 to 26, and the cadet lower TYNDALL FIELD (36) FG FT TP
class won over a team from the Snowden, rf 3 2 8
student detachment, 25 to 16. Stevens, If 6 1 13
Scoring 14 points, Johnson led Friedman, c 5 0 10
Williams, rg 0 0 0
the All-Stars in the last game Sollen, lg 1 0 2
of the evening, while Sayre, Substitutes: Patterson,Coll-
with 11, was top man for the PT odi, Boswell.
instructors. CADET UPPER CLASS (26)
Nelson, rg 1 o 2
After getting away to a slight Ruch, If 4 3 11
lead in the opening minutes of Tallet, c 0 2 2
play, the All-Stars had dropped Berube, rg 2 0 4
S Muhl, If 1 2 4
behind at the half, trailing 12 Substitutes: Watts, Siwy, Blatt.
to 13, but both teams went on C
scoring sprees in the last half CADETS 25; ST S
of the game and theAll-Stars Braun paced the lower class
of the game and the All-Stars' cadets in their 25 to 16 victory
superlative basket marksmanship over the student tem, garnering
over the student teen, garnering
put thma on top. 11 points for his outfit
The game was close and rough The suumary:
all the way, and personal foulsR CLS
were numerous. Parisi, rf 0 1 1
The PT officers gave a denon- Lester, If 1 2 4
station of the value of the Rosenstock, c 0 0 0
Timmons, rg 1 0 2
training which they give by play- Braun, Ig 5 1 11
ing the entire game with only Substitutes: Gainther 4; Marino
six men. The All-Stars, on the 2; Confrey 1.
S TD.VTS (16)
other hand, used 14, and all 14 Blackwell, rf 0 0 0
were pretty well winded by the Amacher, If 1 0 2
time the game ended Greenberg, c I On 2
Stapp, rg 0 1 1
TIe summary: Jacobs, Ig 2 0 4
'T OFFICERS (31) FG FT TP Substitutes: Gambino; Burke 2;
fcDaniel,.rf O 1 1 Bridges 2; Hull; Polk;3; Wolf;
3ayre, If 4 3 11 Behling; Grey; Stimski.
Kintzing, c 3 2 8
Drongowski, rg 3 6 SOONER PROMOTED
Substitute: Levitt. Promotion of Emory M. Shofher,
ALL-STAR OFFICERS (33) T/F finance officer, from captain
Green, rf 0 1 1
Glaser, If 3 2 8 to the rank of major was an-
Topperwein, c 0 0 0 nounced this week.
Dangler, rg 1 0 2 Major Shofher reported to Tyn-
Johnson, lg 7 0 14 dall Field for duty Dec. 30,
Substitutes: Georgeson; King;
Gibbons 2; Brown; Vandegrift 2; 1941.


S/Sgt. Carl L. Hansen, Ru-
cine, Wis., now a maintenance
engineer on the line, will re-
ceive the Air Medal at a re-
treat ceremony next Tuesday.
The presentation will be
simultaneous with the award
of an Oak Leaf Cluster to the
Soldier' s Medal to S/ S t.
Julian S. Smith (see page 6).
Sgt. Hansen received the
medal for hi-s service during
a flight from Washington, D.
C., to Chungking, China, and
return, when he was engineer
aboard a B-17 which carried
Gen. George Stratemeyer, air;
chief of staff, on an in-
spection tour.

Scene of our front cover
this week is the new War Room
in the operations building on
the Iine.
That map-reading Gi appears
to have his attention focused
on North Africa and Southern
Europe and is probably wonder-
ing whether he will ever get
to see them.
In charge of the War Room is
Lt. Richard N. Allen and as-
sisting him is Wac Cpl. Howard.
The picture was taken by
Pfc. Robert Coe.

Several Dozen Officers
Begin Course Of

A new co-pilot school, spe-
cializing in four-engine
training, got under way at
Tyndall Field yesterday.
Several dozen officers are
now taking the course and be-
ing trained for duty as co-
pilots on the AAF's big bolrb-
ers. The course lasts four
and a half weeks and includes
a minimum of 124 hours of
ground training.
Directing the setting up of
the pilot school here is Capt.
L.J. JJndrich, flight coi-
iiander from Maxwell Field, who
was one of the original ins-
tructors at the beginning of
Maxwell's four-engine school.
Later, Capt. John A. DesPortes
will be director of the local
After the pilots have been
checked out by specialized B-24
instructors, they will fly reg-
ular gunnery missions as co-pi-
lots to build up their flying
The ground training will in-
clude practical maintenance and
a course in engineering.

Gunnery students at the AAF
Flexible Gunnery Camp at Apa-
lachicola now aregetting a chance
to see which of them has the
nimblest fingers when it comes
to assembling a machine guz.
Under the sponsorship of Capt.
W. G. Flower, CO of Group III,
contests in assembling are being
held with $50 in cash prizes fbr
the winners.
The gunners have an elimination
contest on Friday. Then, on Sat-
urday, the five finalists compete
on the stage of the post theater
between the first and second
shows. The winner gets $26, sec-
ond place man collects $15 and
$10 goes to the third contestant.
At present, the contestants
assemble the guns without handi-
caps, but it is planned in the
future to have each man wear an
exygen mask and gloves while fit-
ting the pieces together.


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These two action photos by Pfc. Robert A. Coe were taken at the opening of the Tyndall Field gymnasium Thursday night.

Page 3

January 22, 1944


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Last Friday, the RAF's snooker
experts had a day of it over
Brunswick, in central Germany.
Bombs fell, Brunswick balked, and
another successful mission was
chalked up on the RAF calendar.
The high run was made close to
midnight at 12,000 feet by the
lead plane and the others took
their cue accordingly. When the
bombs hit, there was enough Eng-
lish on them to carry the veriest
fragments smack-dab into the
city's shelter pockets. In all,
it was a racking experience for
Brunswick, as the 2,000 tons of
bombs dropped by the boys from
Britain just about cleared every-
thing off Brunswick's big air-
plane production table.
Although Nazi Germany has been
using its pawns unsparingly in
the ancient chess game of war,
most of the blinding brilliance
is gone from its moves and in the
clear Italian sunlight its chess-
men appear to be of blood and
bone construction. The Nazis
held certain natural advantages
in the brutal battle for the for-
mer land of the Caesars and they
were further assisted by the foul
Italian weather and terrain that
helped slow the Allied advance
down to a walk. Yet, the Germans
have paid dearly for their pos-
session of salient peaks and tors
and we with them. Now that Amer-
ican troops have' dislodged the
last Nazi defenders from the
heights of Mt. Trocchio, the re-
maining mountainibarrier before
Cassino, the rate of the Allied
advance toward Rome should quick-
en. But whether or not the Allies
ever breach the Tiberian strong-
hold--the Nazis, while they have
no king, cannot escape the check-
mate in the offing.
On New Britain, American Marines
have taken Hill 660, strategic
height in the Borgen Bay area of
the Cape Gloucester, invasion
beachhead. Not to be outdone,
the Aussies took another nip at
the Jap flank in New Guinea the
other day and captured Sio, enemy
supply and barge point on the
northeast coast of the Huon Pen-
insula. While the acquisition of
Hill 660 does not promise the
quick fall of New Britain, the
marines, who are the current
darlings of Hollywood, are assured
another starring role in movie-
land's version of the battle for
Hill 660.
That's thin ice the Nazis are
skating on in Russia and it is
the first time in many years that
the country of the big snows has
not been completely ice-bound.
With thousands of Nazis falling
daily through the ice the good
inhabitants are mistakingly in-
terpreting the open water as a
sure sign of the Russian spring.
Well, it is a sure sign of the
Russian spring, but it has no-
thing to do with that lovely sea-
son: being concerned primarily
with slighting on the rerouted

Guys, meet Helen Gillette. She stars on the Blue Network
program "My True Story. "
We'll bet that here's a Gillette that'll never get dull ..
yet she could soften your whiskers and would be a gay blade.
She's also on many other network shows, and is one of
radio's LEADING leading ladies. Need we say more?

News From Your
Denver, Col. (CNS) Jack
Starr, a bartender, was arrested
for failing to carry a draft regis-
tration card. "I don't need one,"
said Jack, "I'm a woman." Taken
to police headquarters, the bar-
tender, whose real name is Miss
Jacqueline Moret, explained that
ever sinde she had learned to walk
she had posed as a male. Besides
working as a bartender, she had
worked as a riveter, steamfitter,
truck driver and longshoreman.

Elk River, Minn. (CNS)--When
a gasoline truck overturned here,
spilling 3,000 gallons of the valu-
able stuff into the street, local resi-
dents dashed out to scoop it up.
They gave up their plan, however,
when police informed them they
might be blown sky high if the gas
Frankfort, Ky. (CNS)-A local
butcher hung this sign on his
shop window: "Unless it's bologna,
we ain't got it."
Los Angeles (CNS) Mrs.
Madge Wilson lost a small fortune.
when she failed to attend the
funeral of her father, who had
made that stipulation in his will.
Minneapolis (CNS)-Charles M.
Peterson fell on the sidewalk, in-
juring his hand, and he couldn't
shave for a couple of weeks. Now
he wants the city to pay for the
barber bills he ran up during that

German rear and booting it clear
across Poland to Berlin. Unfor-
tunately for the occasional Nazi
bilinguist who happens to be re-
treating along--all warning signs
are in Russian, a language that
will tear the tongue out of the
mouth of any German attempting to
decode it.
-Pfc. E.T. Delbyck

Own Home Town
Pittsburgh (CNS) -Sitting in
the living room of his home, Clar-
ence Zeise heard a woman scream.
He dashed into the street and
found that the woman was his 35-
year-old wife. She was sitting on
a man. "He grabbed my purse and
slugged me," she explained. "Then
I guess I lost my temper."
Salt Lake City (CNS) -An
expectant mother called at the
local ration board office to request
additional gasoline ration coupons
to take her to a maternity hospital.
"Sorry," said a board official.
"there will be a slight delay."
"Very well," said the woman." I'll
have my baby here." She got the
San Antonio, Tex. (CNS)-A
local newspaper recently ran this
advertisement: "Will swap sev-
eral pairs of nylon hose for one
baby buggy."

Brooklyn (CNS) -Mrs. Mary
Vangellakos walked into Alex
Marketos' delicatessen, where her
husband is employed, and de-
manded to know why, her mate
had not come home the night
before. Unsatisfied by Marketos'
reply, she threw a pie at him.
Then she hurled apples and
oranges about the store, dropped
the cash register on the floor and
tossed a soda bottle through the
window. A policeman finally re-
strained her.

Chicago (CNS)-Burglars broke
into the home of Wilbur Ander-
son, stole $600 worth of silver-
ware, china and jewelry-and
Anderson's $1 alarm clock.

Winsted, Conn. (CNS)-Benja-
min Epstein, 58, a junk dealer,
died here in December. When his
will was admitted to probate, it
was disclosed that he had amassed
an estate of $1,500,000. He arrived
in this country penniless from
-Kiev 50 years ac.

Along Thel1

L Main Stem

Tallullah Bankhead starred in
"They Sent Me to Iceland" over
Mutual last Saturday .. It was
the story of the great work being
done in that outpost by the Red
Cross ...... Bette Davis, cur-
rently starring in "Mr.. Skeff-
ington" for Warners, will be
featured in "Christmas in Con-
necticut," a delightful comedy
.t will be her first role as
comedienne .... .. NBCrooner
"Raffles"-the bird--belongs to
a Pacific Coast commentators'
wife .. who feeds the feathered
friend who talks quartered grapes
at the mike while he talks and
whistles .... .. Pick and Pat,
Mary Small and Vincent Lopez'
music will be featured on "Pick
and Pat Time" .. It's a new
MBShow which started this week.
'For Whom the Bell Tolls' is
playing its 26th week (% year)
at the Rivoli on Broadway .. And
still turning away business ..
... Jackie Jenkins, who played
the kid in 'Human Comedy,' will
again co-star with Mickey Rooney
.. It's the MGM film 'National
Velvet' which will feature the
pair .... .. BBC program 'Radio
Newsreel,' MBS'd to the states,
featured Gen. Montgomery's. fare-
well speech to troops in Italy
on Jan. 3 .. It was the first
time the British leader had been
heard in this country......
Lena Horne will do an added scene
in 'Two Sisters and a Sailor' ..
She will croon the popular 'Pa-
per Doll' ...... Cornelia Otis
Skinner will appear in Para-
mount's 'Our Hearts Were Young
and Gay' .. Gall Russel has also
been cast in the film based on
th, hest-seller.

MUSICAL-Shostakovich or
swing, lovely June Lyon, NBC
staff pianist, is always ready to
give out at a moment's notice.
Wouldn't you like to standby too?
Trudy Erwin, Bing Crosby's
singing partner on his NBC shows,
is infanticipating .. Her hubby
is Murdo McKenzie, a non-pro-
fessional .... .. Frederic March
is starring in 'The Adventures of
Mark Twain,' soon to be released
.. 'Tis scheduled to be one of
the best so far in '44 .. .. ..
'Madame Curie' is receiving raves
on its Radio City Music Hall
showing .. Greer Garson and Wal-
ter Pidgeon again co-star in the
film .. .... Hedy LaMarr and
husband Tohn Loder co-starring on
CBShow Radio Theater:.. The play:



January 22, 1944 THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 5



It's an ill wind that
blows no crepe de Chine--
Here I'm caught in a
stiff breeze--So I guess
you see what I mean.

--Cellar Fliers--


For weeks we've dug up and
dished out dirt about the various
men in the outfit, and exploir.d
their weaker moments to the le-
light of others. Little is ever
said here about the finer points.
For instance Pvt. Hall's
eagerness in his work, not to
mention his War Bond sales...Pvt.
Art Stevens' stellar account of
himself as a member of the Post
Basketball team...Sgt. Urbanic's
ability in keeping his crew happy
and on the ball at the same time
...Our new men, Pvts. Rieske,
Dugan and Checchi, all coopera-
tive and willing to learn...First
Sergeant Hill's ability to keep
his friends and influence them,
)too...Sgt. Howard's conscientious
attitude as a crew chief...Pvt.
Lines' efforts to get any assigi-
ed job done...Cpl. Chandler's
quiet efficlency...pvt. Lerner's
ability to take so much kidding...
Pvt. Torra's microphone person-
ality...and many more too numer-
ous to mention.
Alexander can say more in one
minute than you can understand in
five...Wonder if Pvt. Neilsen was
as overworked in civilian life as
he is now...One extreme Hill, the
other extreme Martin, on an over-
night together; um-m-m...Pvt.
Goldstein would make an excellent
racketeer when this is over...

Pvt. Smith, our Wac, has in-
fluenced the verbal tempo of the
office; a few slips last week...
Pvt. Charlie Smith suffered quite
a loss; bet he's still way ahead
though...Pfc. Dowling must have
missed his calling, whatever it
was...Miss Draper would make a
fine top-kick...Sgt. Blakely,
never a serious moment; wait a
while...The change in Pvt. Will-
iams, since he married, is notice-
able, better guy.
Remember that incident about
Pvt. Vik and the Wac with the
chicken? Well, It is rumored
that he finally caught her last
Saturday night. At any rate, he
was gone long enough.
Seems we have a man in the out-
fit by the name of "Buggsy
Blythe," or so some local lassie
thinks. Note to mall clerk: Pvt.
Goldstein is handling Buggsy's
First Sergeant Hill says he
doesn't want to see the name Hill
in the paper any more. Hill says
Hill is in every column that
comes out about Hill's outfit.
Well, Hill, we won't mention Hill
this week. O.K., Hill?

Marriage is like a card game.
They start with a pair; he shows
a diamond; she shows a flush and
they end up with a full house.


The Amazing Story of America's Best-Kept

Secret of the War

Tyndallization as defined by Funk & Wagnalls New Standard
Dictionary of the English Language, is; sterilization by
heating repeatedly, giving time between for maturation of
bacteria; intermittent or partial sterilization.
This different method of sterilization was introduced by
John Tyndall a 19th century English physicist, born in Ire-
It is hard to say just when the Tyndall method of sterili-
zation was incorporated in the Flexible gunnery Training
Course but it's presence here as an integral phase of the
course removes any doubts which may linger in the technical
Upon their arrival at Tyndall bacteria (embryo gunners)
fall into two natural great divisions; amoeba and paramecium.
Viewed socially, the amoeba appears to be a sober inmate of
a single cell, the paramecium alas, is much cilia.
It now remains to develop these insignificant motes to a
point where after being subjected to six weeks of intense
Tyndallization, they may be permitted to emerge from their
training cocoons and like the much maligned caterpillar,
literally take wings and fly.
To the instructors is entrusted the delicate task of Tyn-
dallizing the fresh batches of bacteria.
To assure the complete success of the method, instructors
are given careful grounding in epithets and invectives to
rid them of any overlooked germ of courtesy.
Initial steps call for careful sterilization of the bacteria
and is intended to expunge all existing impressions and in-
fluences. Heat being necessary, blistering adjectives ex-
pressing personal opinions are favored by the instructors,
altho any utterance which raises the heat temperature of the
bacterial collar is acceptable.
When the bacteria have been exposed to heating repeatedly
and time has been given between for their maturation, some
evidence of dawning intelligence will be observed in the
brighter motions of the subjects, usually this phenomena
occurs after about four weeks.
Under no circumstance however are the maturated bacteria
to be assigned to air to air firing at high altitudes, for
-bacteria however intelligent, cannot survive rarefied at-
In the matter of bacteria who have failed to respond to
sterillaatlon, producing no new spores on Tyndall's existing
culture, the influence of Tyndallization must be immediately
withdrawn and the subject bacteria submitted to the casual
scrutiny of reclassification.
It must be remembered too, that hasty administration of
the method may lead to intermittent or partial sterilization
which is tantamount to a half-baked gunner; and great care
must therefore be exercised to avoid this dire result.
Note: After a month of Tyndailization properly maturated
bacteria will usually reveal these known characteristics.
a. Form colonies of their own, shunning the more permanent
forms of existence.
b. Descend in great armies on places of entertainment.
c. Evidence marked preference for Shakespearean characters,
to wit; Falstaff.
d. Swarm to the WAC contonment area and creep all over the
place, uttering strange, half-strangled cries. Up to the pre-
sent little else is known about these atoms of unrest.
Thus we enter the final phase of John Tyndall's method of
sterilization by heating repeatedly. The two week period
of air to air firing at undetermined altitudes well below
sea level.
Distinctly apart from aeroembolism, is the existing danger
of indiscriminate allocation of colors and their effect on
the bacteria. Recommending red for an ultra-conservative
mite will produce violent reactions, usually fatal. Nor is
violet or old lavender a suitable splotching for the bac-
terial gunners of the week. Color charts In their relation-
ship to sterilization must be constantly checked against the
infrequent appearance of the Aurora Borealls with due allow-
ance being made for missteps by the Merry Dancers.*
If, during this last intense period of Tyndallizatlon the
individual bacteria has accumulated a few paint spots on
it's target sleeve--it may with safety be considered for grad-
A clean-sleeve, unquestionably indicates partial sterili-
zation and the bacteria so aTfected should be brushed off
lightly. o nA
Dancing columns of light. TO OF T-o

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January 22, 1944




Staff Sergeant Jul ian S.
Smith, above, of Fort Myers,
Fla., will be doubly honored
at a retreat ceremony Tuesday
afternoon when he will be pre-
sented an Oak Leaf Cluster in
Sieu of a second Soldiers
The ceremony will be con-
ducted on the parade ground
in the student area with Col.
Jack Greer, post commander,
making the presentation.
Sgt. Smith first won the
Soldiers Medal for saving a
fellow soldier from a flaming
plane at an Air Force field in
Hawaii. The Oak Leaf Cluster
was authorized after he saved
another from drowning at Savan-
nah Beach, Ga.
Sgt. Smith is a veteran of
seven and one-half years of
service with the Army Air
Forces. He is one of the few
service men ever to win two
Soldiers Medals. He reported
here recently for gunnery

--Squadron C--
The fourth week of school is
now upon our Class 44-6. Our
students certainly had plenty of
that Florida weather last week,
and they say It sure can rain,
but they still carried on strong-
ly, and so to them this week, may
that sunshine be with us for a
few days fellas, as it isn't as
bad as this always.
This writer--may I call myself
that--received a letter from
overseas. It was from S/Sgt. Leo
C. Mathews, who is now somewhere
In Italy, and he Is one of the
gunners that was a member of
Class 42-52. He has won the Air
Medal and one Oak Leaf Cluster.
Our gunners from Tyndall Field
are bestowing high honors to this
gunnery school, and showing the
enemy knowledge that can' t be
Our basketball team had a game
last night at the Wainwright
Shipyards with the Marine-Elec-
tric team. It was a hard fought
battle, tne final score, Marine-
Electric 26, Squadron C 20. High
scorers for our outfit were Stepp

--Classroom Gossip--
Keeping up with the ever mov-
ing ever changing war, we of the
Instructors Squadron received a
new Ist/Sgt. this week. Hail and
welcome to E.E. Cunnlngham, our
new Ist/Sgt. With our continued
cooperation as in the past we'll
continue to remain tops.
Sgt. Speck joined the ranks of
the separate ration men this week
when his wlfe arrived from Okla-
Our regular Friday night War
Orientation Lecture was held this
week by Lt. Liebowitz our Squad-
ron Adjutant. Sunday we had a
four h6ur lecture on Malaria Con-
trol and a two hour lecture on
Food Conservation. In between
squadron lectures, the instruc-
tors spend all of their time
lecturing so you can see we get
our share of the lectures.
Sgt. Bast swears that in the
second part of the film, "Battle
of Russia," when the German pri-
soners marched into Stalingrad,
he heard one of the prisoners say,
"Tough one to lose. "
Sgt. Brobst is back from Penn-
sylvania where he acquired his
new favorite question, "Ware sure
fodder woik2m
Our squadron Pee Wee PX is re-
stocked and open for business In
our Orderly Room. Candy, Cigar-
ettes, and matches its principal
Will the people who found the
last ten hats lost by Sgt. Elll-
son please return them. He is
running short of hats. One case
where the loss exceeds the supply.
They tell me that Sgt. Dick
Hansellman wore out his fountain
pen filling out War Bond appli-
cations. Well, it's for a good
cause anyway.
Sgt. Ignasiak has a little
wooden block he uses to massage
his head with. The other morning
he rubbed so hard that he started,
a little fire. They always told
me that wood rubbed against wood
starts a fire. Let peace and
quiet reign for another week.
-Sgt. Harvey Wine

and Amacher. In fact, it was
the first time that our team was
playing together, and we know it
was a swell game. Nice work,
Coach Still.
Cur Saturday inspection was a
close race in the squadron, and
barracks 436 Just nosed out 434.
In the general inspection of all
the squadrons, we came in second.
We are striving hard for first
place, and it has been almost in
reach the last two weeks. Let's
work just a little harder men,
and get that top position. Bar-
racks 432 has an overgrown "Ye-
houdi," along with "Questionable
Ike, Is it true "Ike," that you
enjoyed five fish sandwiches
Friday night? If you came over
to the coke machine, they would
have been on the house. How are
you Gremlin, after such a feed?

'How did you like that last kiss?'
'Not much.'
'But kisses are the language of
'Well, then quit your'baby talk.

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--Squadron D--
Our Basic Wonders came through
last week In inspection with a
very nicely rounded out score of
96 to capture the "E" flag. Of
course we must mention that the
barracks inspected was none other
than S/Sgt. Lickey S. Marx's.
This week we see ist/Sgt. Thomp-
son and S/Sgt. Marx leave on fur-
lough. Of course we don't know
who is going to miss who on fur-
lough, but It is believed that a
certain Ist/Sgt. of a certain or-
ganization and a Panama City
school teacher are going to be
very disappointed when they leave.
I think now is a very good
time to hall our basketball hero,
S/Sgt. Finis F. Snowden. While
playing on the Tyndall Field post
basketball team S/Sgt. Snowden
has shown that the Army does pro-
duce some very good basketball
players. I believe S/Sgt. Snow-
den's average for six games is
somewhere around 14 points per
game, and that my friends, is
nothing to sneeze about.
Things are beginning to shape
up on our signs for the different
flights and we can thank our Com-
manding Officer and Ist/Sgt. for
the work that has been put on
them. Just wait fellows, an-
other day or so and you'll be
able to see a fine bunch of mas-
Pfc. Quickis taking over S/Sgt.
Marx's job with flight I and we
all know that we have nothing to
worry about concerning the flight
when he's on the job, but with
women, that's another story. How
about that Smitty? And then we
have the short silent type like
Cpl. H.S. Reed. He never says
very much but his eyes give him
away. Oh well, things can't be
good all over. I see where T/Sgt.
Stewart has gotten himself a
dictionary, so he can make out
the writing that the Ist/Sgt.
hands him, also the writing of
the squadron clerk.

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U. S. Plane Output
Twice That of Axis
Washington (CNS)-U.S. plane
output is greater than that of all
of the rest of the world combined,
according to the Aircraft Re-
sources Control Office.
"Although we are not entirely
certain of the production of some
of our Allies and our enemies, it
can be fairly stated that the pro-
duction output of the Allies is
now more that four times the
enemy nations, and that the out-
put of the United States alone is
greater that 2 to 1 compared to
that of the Axis, and greater than
all the rest of the world com-
bined," the office announced.

Fortune Frowns
On Gallant Soldier
Camp Adair, Ore. (CNS)-
Chivalry didn't pay for Pvt. Joe
Palermo. While waiting in line
for a bus one night, he noted two
girls shivering in the doorway
of a nearby building. Doffing his
hat, he offered them his place in
the line. Smilingly, they accepted
-and so did their two GI boy
friends, who had been lurking in
the shadows behind them.

Two 12-year-old boys paddled
their canvas canoe up to a troop-
ship anchored near an Austra-
lian city and asked the gold-
braided officer leaning over the
rail for permission to come
"No," the officer said, "get
out of here."
"Are you the captain of this
ship?" asked the small fry in the
stern of the canoe.
"No," said the braid. "But I'm
the fourth officer."
"Then you'd better learn to be
more respectful to your superior
officers,"' the kid replied. "I'm
the captain of this one."

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In the north of Russia, des-
pite the winter cold and snow,
Soviet troops have launched a
great new offensive.
With the aim of liberating
long-besieged Leningrad, the
offensive has resulted in the
death of 20,000 Germans in
five days and has burst
through Nazi fortifications to
a depth of 12 miles along a
25-mile front.
The Soviets claimed that
seven Nazi divisions already
have been smashed. Striking
south from the Baltic, Red.
troops liberated more than 80
populated places in one day
Less than 100 miles south of
Leningrad, there was another
Soviet advance. It had gone
forward 19 miles through a
31-mile break in the German
front, cutting the Novgorod-
Leningrad railway.
The actual siege of Lenin-
grad was broken exactly a year
ago, but German lines have re-
mained within artillery range
of the city ever since.
German propaganda experts
reflected alarm over the new
offensives in the north. It
was feared in Berlin that
large-scale Russian successes
in that area might influence
Finland to drop out of the
w ar.

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First blows of the great Allied Invasion of Fortress.Europa are struck by the massed Anglo-Ameri-
can air might. One of their most important early missions is to knock out the supply lines with
which Germany feeds men and munitions into the Invasion coasts. Allied airmen are constantly bat-
tering at key rail junction points like Lille, Abbeville, Amiens, Rouen, Caen and have again bom-
barded the Paris area, heart of the French railroad system.

To the south, it was an-
nounced that 100,000 Germans
had been killed in three weeks
in a sweep carrying the So-
viet troops 55 miles inside
old Poland. This was on just
one of the five major Russian

It was revealed by a U.S.
Army officer that the "ba-
zooka," the American rocket
gun, had been used by the Rus-
sians last June in stopping a
Nazi attempt to break through
at Kursk and Orel with gigan-
tic mass attacks of tanks.

The capture of Cassino, key
German position on the road
to Rome, appears reasonably
immin ent.
Hitler's Tenth Army has
withdrawn for a final bloody
stand to protect that city,
lining up at the Gustav line,
several hundred yards west of
the Rapido River, and American
patrols have been crossing
that stream to probe enemy
posi tons.
French troops, swinging in
through the mountainous ter-
rain to the northeast, have
captured a village about three

miles from Cassino to further
tighten the arc around the
Nazi stronghold.
All signs indicate that one
of the most furious battles
since the fall of Naples will
take place there.
Heavy American bombers are
busy smashing the Nazis' com-
munication lines from northern
Italy to the battle area, hop-
ing to starve enemy ground
troops for supplies and rein-
forcements in advance of the
big thrust.
American artillery was plas-
tering the town itself. Cas-
sino has a population of about
At the western end of the
line, British forces broke a
two month lull by launching
an offensive which gained
three bridgeheads across the
Garigliano River despite sav-
age Nazi resistance.

This page of the Target is to be placed on ycur Squadron
Orientation Bulletin Board. A week from ncw, when you re-
ceive the next Target, turn this page over, displaying the
other side, and also post the "One Week of the War" page from
the new Target, Continue the process thereafter, always
keeping two sheets posted: the page entitled "One Week of
the War" fror, the latest Target you have; and the other side
of that page, from the Target that is one week old.
The procedure to be followed with the Newsmaps is identical:
post the "news page" of your, latest Newsmap, and the opposite
side of the Newsrap one week old.

January 22, 1944

THE.... .L ...



INVASION PRELUDE: Smashing Nazi Supply Lines





Men speak of the bombs that dropped on Hamburg, as if bombs were all. The
ashes of London fell there, glowing again with British anger. The dead lamps of
Prague and Paris spilled flaming oil. Broken swords from Greece; bloody bayo-
nets from Serbia; rusty chains from Poland fell upon Hamburg. All the shatter-
ed chalices and splintered altars; the gibbets; the bloody walls, the dungeon
stones of Europe pelted down.
Our bombs burst red--red as the blood of murdered Dutch children. The smoke
bloomed white--pallid as the starved faces of Norwegian women. Were there cries
of fear in Hamburg town-or merely the echoes from Guernica, Lidice and Coven-
For five days and nights the storm battered Hamburg. Deadly as a Gestapo
firing squad, merciless as a Nazi hangman, with all the indiscriminate fury of
a U-boat torpedo, the typhoon shook that city's walls. They toppled into heaps
of rubble end death stank in the streets. Hamburg was and is not--Hamburg is a
dead city.
And now the storm moves onward--to Berlin--and Tokyo. Vengeance, hate and
terror--those three valkyries beloved of the German and Japanese--are coming
home to dwell among their worshippers.
Lift up your eyes, oh lovers of destruction and death Your own blood, in a
ghastly rain, shall blind you.
--From AAF Blue Network Broadcast "Wings to Victory"

Furnished by SOecial Service for u.e on Orientotion Bulletin Boards


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J n a G

--Wactivi ties--

The honor of being NCOIC La
Latrine detail fell to the Sack.
The infamy of McGee's traitorship
shall go down in history. One
must crack whips over the sagging
and weary heads of Dombkowski,
Little, Speece, and Karp-fellow
sufferers and deck swabbers.
T'was a foul, foul play for pub-
licity, MyGee. But the Place is
shining and bright in preparation
of urchins Cale and Holloway's
Saturday night festivities in
same. They are going to take a
BATH! The evening will be spent
luxuriating in the foam and ec-
stasy of Bubble Bath suds. In
the same vein, Alta Moore gave
her floors a bubble bath Friday
GI night last. The suds were up
to her knees at least. Suds to
the right of her, suds to the
left of her. She had to scoop
them off with a dust pan.
FAX Dept.: You think Sgt.
Phipps is cute, don't you? Heh,
heh, heh. Advice: Don't go to
the windward .side of the ship
when you see her in her shower
cap and bright red tooth she in-
geniously created from a long
fake fingernail...Schultz is re-
quisitioning one primer in ele-
mentary spelling for Romano. It
seems that when Romano and Howard
and D'Elia were out with their
Waller Romeos, Bernie didn't know
how to spell Women as written
over little rooms with doors...
Besides having an IQ over 50-or
so--that gal, Pillsbury, was one
of the finest high school public
speakers in the state (Maine is
still in the Union) plus being an
excellent violinist...The result
of some nefarious planning and
conniving on the part of a cer-
tain Wac CO led Cpl. Matson to
believe she was meeting a heavy
blind date instead of her son
Sgt. Matson, whose unexpected
arrival Matson didn't know about.
This unnamed Wac CO sternly order-
ed the shivering corporal into
the office and then introduced
Matson to her son...Whiting and
found gild lilies and such in
their spare time. Last week they
sprinkled Tabu on some flowers
because they like Tabu and didn' t
the original flower scent...3ci-
acca won the jitterbug contest at
the Dixie Saturday night. She
and date consumed the prize...
On the general topic of women,
Winchell says one out of every
man is interested. The sack adds
at least...Lt. Hussey was cud-
dling a duck--at least she said
it was a duck all wrapped up in
brown paper. Dead, too. It's
aboot thet time to hang up. The
torch of detailship will pass in-
to other hands at 2400 hours
1/24/44. With that, and a nickel,
one can probably get a cup o-f
coffee. Winning the war with a
can of Bon Ami in one hand and a
duckboard in the other offers a
silent salute from the


Norman Lownds, formerly an in-
structor at Tyndall Field, re-
cently received his pilot's wings
and a commission as a second
lieutenant at the advanced flying
school at Spence Field, Ga., ac-
cording to a story in that field's
posz newspaper, the "Takeoff."
Lt. Lownds, home is in Troy,

--Rugged 69th--


I think I have found the cure
to some of the white lies that
have been going the rounds in
certain columns of this worthy
G.I. paper.
My idea is to interview at
least ten good old fashioned G.
I.s per week and see if something
can't be done about the way they
fret to themselves in their sleep
and kick rumors around the lat-
rine when occasion arises.
Well, the first thing I found
out is that most of all the men
as a group certainly do not like.
to be told they cannot think for
themselves even if they can' t
express themselves at times. I
think most any old G.I. has a-
perfect right to think what he
pleases and also to express it to
the proper audience at the pro-
per time.
There is two ways of doing a
thing around here, the Mangum way
and the other way. Several good
G.I. s say they respect the "other"
way more. I didn't say which way
was right, you may note.
Another thing that came to our
*attention as we wandered around
in search of some Joe to listen
to, was the way he lights up at
the old shop worn (it never fails
to happen). "Another Saturday
morning inspection men, so let's
all clean up real pretty like and
be sure to align your hands neat-
ly under the bunk and keep your
shoes in your pockets."
Johnny (Pop) Colleran and Sgt.
Middleton were top-notch buddies.
While Pop was away on furlough,
Sgt. Artie came by a very good
pair of shoes, via the salvage
S/Sgt. Ben Fontana wants an Em-
ergency furlough. He told me
confidentially that his future
Mother-in-Law was very ill, and
if she could only see him she'd
never have a Chinaman's chance of
pulling out of it.
Very funny indeed, the way S/Sgt.
Coebel takes a formation to morn-
ing chow. He's a real hound-he
even ran off and left the form-
ation to shift for themselves.
Where did you get Basic, Goebel?
Must have taken.it during the
Who do we catch reading up on
Emily Post but S/Sgt. Wadsworth!
He wants to find out what he can
and can't eat that is fattening-
we'll stop sending you to the PX
for us, Doug. Yourn,




Pvt. Lowe was pulling guard the
other A.M. at the radio tower
with his ever faithful Fido.
Fido started scratching around
the ground and Pvt. Lowe like a
good soldier investigated the
source of the dogs trouble.
Suddenly the WAG stopped and so
did Lowe. It was only an ill-
tempered skunk. Lowe and pooch
got showered and not with per-
fume either. All of the boys
shunned Lowe until he buried his
clothes. Lowe still feels stink-
ing low. MORAL: Don't play with
This correspondent's head has
been in a whirl lately and it' s
not due to a new love affair.
Quite a few of our men have been
transferred to different outfits
on the field and things were hum-
ming around the squadron for a
while. Things finally settled
down to the peaceful routine of a
Guard Squadron.
The boys really hated to leave
this outfit after being in it for
nearly two years. It's surpris-
ing how a man can gripe about an
outfit and yet when he has to
leave his comrades it breaks his
We have a Jack Dempsey in the
Guardians, but he is no relation
to the Manassa Mauler. Inciden-
tally, our Jack is on furlough
and can't box a lick.
The boys like the basketball
court very much and show it by
practicing as much as possible.
Pvts Mitchell and Talbott seem
to be ready for action.
-Cpl. Sam Marotta

--Band Box--

In an effort to better under-
stand why this war is being
fought, the Band last week had
it s first orientation lecture
and discussion led by Capt. Free-
man and Lt. Rusher of the Special
Service Office. The lecture and
discussion covered everything
from where the Allied Forces
should attack the German Fort-
ress, to how much help we can ex-
pect from the French and other
secret undergrounds when the in-
vasion comes. Naturally the con-
clusions reached regarding when
and where the Allies should, at-
tack must remain secret, however
it is understood that General
Eisenhower has been informed of

--907th Q.M.--


Before tattling this week, we
take time out to thank Sgts.
Lentlle, Smith, and Glaster and
Cpl. Bracci, the bond magnate, as
well as all the men in the organ-
ization who made the winning of
the coveted "E" Flag possible.
The shortage of fresh steak has
been traced to a certain char-
acter who has been wearing dark
glasses for two weeks and there
hasn't been any sun for almost as
Outside of the Old Wild West or
Chicago's North side three better
"Gunmen" than Stitt, Lavesque and
Gillllan couldn't be found any-
where else but in the good old
907th, hence the reason for their
interesting instructions on the
45 caliber. With the knack of an
old gunsmith Sgt. Savino re-as-
sembled the gn and found himself
with only three "odd" pieces left
The shortage of towels inOrlan-
do Beach Hotels might be explain-
ed by questioning Sgt. Ackerman
and Cpl. Naples as to where they
spent their three day pass. The
QM ex-gazzateer and editor of the
Taboo "Tailgate," Paul Zall,
sends greetings via V-Mall from
England to all his pals and gals
in the 907th. Says that another
ex-907th John J. Barry, Jr., of
the Jersey City Barrys is the
Tyrone power of the WAC Det. in
Blighty and that he's trying hard
to drink the English Brewing in-
dustry under the table. Mayor
Hague, Jersey City Bar-Keeps and
Bar-Belles please take notice of
the renegade.
Roses are red, and her eyes are
blue, Sgt. Porter said; When she
looks at him, lie feels all a-goo;
and she's a Cpl., too.
The major military movement of
the week, the move from Bldg. 335
to 338 and 339 left kinks in some
of the boys backs judging from
the sad attendance of the QM's
Social-lites In town Saturday
nite. A few of the stalwarts,
Alford, Hemsoth and Direnzo were
in, that explains why it was so
easy to get a number from the
phone operators here on the field.
There's a growing suspicion that
those two gentlemen own stock in
the local phone company. After
53 "lessons" at one sitting JBK
finally learned the rudiments of
Rummy. A manly game indeed, es-
pecially athal r-a-cabbage a clip.
The QM's super-duper, salesman,
Bracci, high-pressuredhis way via
the Bond Sales route to a Syracuse

the plans.
CWO Missal has been granted an
eleven day leave of absence which
he is spending out west.
The band moved again--this time
into a building it once before
occupied, 335. That's right next
to the Quartermaster Day Room, in
case you're deaf. However things
have settled down to as close to
normal as they ever get here in
the Band, with Sgt. Fagin still
sewing and pressing...Sgt. Mosier
still selling candy bars and cold
remedies...and Cpl. Bartholomew
still taking the married men back
and forth from P/C in his car-for
a slight fee, of course. And by
the way...if you're near a radio
on Thursday afternoons, don't for-
get the weekly concert the band
broadcasts over station WDLP, at
3:30. We'll be looking for you
then. -Cpl. Stein

January 22, 1944

Pnar" Q



Another week and another column.
Now that we have a private phone
booth we thought that we would
get away with some of this long
drawn out conversation but we
see, that Pfc. Jolliffe is still
monopolizing. The boys In the
orderly room said that they will
be glad when they get the door on
the booth so they can hear them-
selves think. Jolliffe's voice
really does carry.
Then there is the S/Sgt. ini-
tialsa-Adolph Skender--who seems
to be doing an awful lot of visit-
ing to Air Corps Supply. We don' t
know the answer but then we will
let him do the explaining If the
occasion arises and I think that
It will.
S/Sgt. (Peter Wabbit) Owens says
that I shouldn't write about him
so much and that I should drag
S/Sgt. (Honeysuckle Rose) Rufus
Waller in with him on some of his
exploits. Both have been pretty
good lads this week to my know-
ledge so can't dish about them
this time.
Bogars' wife is away for awhile
and we asked him If he was lone-
some and he gave the correct
answer. Seems the G.I. food
doesn't agree with him, and all
these sleepless nights, too.
Glad that the supplementary pay
roll finally paid off as then
P/Sgt. Gaylo won't be so fidgety.
Seems damn funny with all the
guys that we have in our organ-
ization that we can't get at
least five to turn up once a week
for bowling. I don' t think that
is asking too much and after all
there is a certain thing called
'School Spirit." Guess some of
these fellows are all for them-
selves and haven't gEtten used to
working in a team as yet. How
about it fellows, shake the mud
from your shoes, the sleep from
your eyes, and the cob-webs from
your joints and get in and help
a little with our athletic ac-
tivities. I know that you work
hard but then it can be done--
other squadrons are doing it.
You're no different--or are you?
See S/Sgt. Gwlo about joining up.
Our new mall system is really
O.K. Just like in the big city,
a special box for each person...
number pleeze. Don't know what
it's all about but ask Sgt. Nolan
about the back eye business. He
seemed to be the topic of conver-
sation at the meeting the other
Lt. Wilson has followed in the
footsteps of Lt. Shumpert and
will leave with her in the near
future as a flight nurse in an
Air Evacuation Squadron. Our
best to you both--it's nice to
)Mow that some of us--are des-
tined to see a little of the
country-nay world--before long.
The men currently returning
from their furloughs are either
coming back as married men, or
practically married men. Con-
gratulations are in order for
8gt. Matonak on his recent ab-
dication from the ranks of the
Free, White and 21 Club. An-
nouncements have also been made
on the betrothal of Sgt. LaSalvla
to a home town girl and Cpl.

How many boys from


won't come back ?

NOBODY knows the exact number. Nobody. But-

The number who do come back-on their own two
feet instead of in a flag-draped box-will be in exact
proportion to the job we do here at home.

For every minute that we can help shorten the war will
mean more lives saved. (213 Americans were killed
in the final day of the last war, and 1,114 were wounded
before the 11:00 o'clock Armistice took effect.)

*Now one way all of us can help shorten the war is to
tighten our belts and buy more War Bonds. Yes, still
more. And -. .

If you think you're buying all the War Bonds you
are able to, imagine-for a minute-that it's after the
war .

. you're standing at the station a bunch of
home-town boys, still in uniform, climb off the train
. one of them kisses his wife and grabs his kid in
his arms .

. and then he turns to a young woman beside them,
a girl who looks like his wife's sister, and you overhear
him say .

"Catherine, I don't know how to tell you how sorry I
am it's such a shame about Joe it makes
me sick all over when I think how he'd be here today
if the war had only ended a week sooner."

Think it over. Can't you buy a few more War Bonds
to help end the war that week or month sooner? Sure,
it may mean giving up something, but what's that
compared to what they're giving up? And remember,
always-The money you "can't spare" may spare a
soldier's life!

Megrey to a local girl.
Our own Harvey Rott doesn't
have much to say about a lot of
things--but if he consistently
dates the "Qieen of the USO club"
here In Panama City-I'm Wonder-
ing if that makes him the "king"
of that outfit. (Looks like a
Wally Simpson-King Edward situ-
aticn in reverse.)
Lts. McLaughlln and Fink have
had the unpleasant experience of
having their cars ransacked and
of all things having nothing but
their flashlights missing. Should
any member of this detachment
note a stray flashlight about--
please return It to It's owners.
(Isn't it amazing, how a little
thing like a flashlight--can
cause some of us such unpleasant-
My boy Stam has got a lulu to
work out now. He's trying to
figure out how he can saw his
wood now-and not get sawdust for
his troubles. Pretty good trick
If he can do it. Ek what.
-Sgt. A.S. Jackrel
One day little Audrey locked
the bathroom door and threw away
the key, and then laughed and
laughed and laughed because she
knew her father was going to have
a beer party that night
Familiarity breeds attempt.

MP Directs Traffic
In Enemy Village
Italy (CNS)-MP Cpl. William
Sunnell, of Connecticut, was sent
into-a front line village to direct
traffic. When he arrived he found
the place deserted except for a
few dead Germans. To his sur-
prise, shells were falling about
him with uncomfortable consist-
ency, but Sunnell stuck to his
After awhile, a column of
Americans moved into the town.
"What the hell are you doing
here?" yelled the commander,
spotting the vigilant MP. "I'm
here to direct traffic, sir," replied
Sunnell. "This town was taken
by us yesterday."
"Sure it was," the officer said,
"but last night the Germans took
it back again and we're just com-
ing in to retake it now."

RAF Chases Nazis
Around Eiffel Tower
London (CNS) Nazi-hating
Parisians were treated the other
day to the heartwarming specta-
cle of four RAF fliers chasing
German aircraft around the Eiffel
Tower. The chase was part of a
sortie in which the British planes
shot down a Focke-Wulf and a
German training plane.

His little tripping feet are
songs sweeping across my vision.
His brown eyes 'dip perilously
close to mine and his lips cone
sweetly after, father and son
we walk together the dim passage-
way that leads to an almost for-
gotten boyhood. We have gained
the air and upon our left the
smells of the sea are sweet.
Here is a winding road eager for4
our feet and in the wave of nos-
talgia that intrudes upon the
moment, another comes to join
us--the boy that was I..how much
like my son...A boy's heart is
the world's heart and it stretches
far and away. With every delight
its being sucks in, its feet find
another crag, another hillock
for its body flung. Sun, wind,
the rain, are the finer languages
it employs when speaking to God.
Are these small brown legs of
earth? Yet do I see them kick-
ing up little cloud puffs as they
tip-toe across the distant star
lands on their way back to my
waiting heart. There is an im-
perious insistency in the close-
ness of my son's hand. So near
to God walks he that much of His
radiance and terrestrial splendor
attends his movements. His dear
face when -cupped in my hands is
all the world I would behold.
Bis eyes are my religion and I
worship at the golden temples of
his curling hair. His lips of
blurting innocence are gyves when
sweetly held to mine, and fast in
the steadiness of his gaze, my
soul thrills in the amazing glow
of our great love. This is my
son to me, his father..For he is
warm and wonderful when I am
chilled by close despair; wine
and water when my thirst is
risen; rest and haven, when of
this world I weary and am as-
sai led. -ETD

I own the cautious silver
that rain hides in the grass,
The sun turns over all its gold
in a secret western pass;
Those little trinkets men call
stars, the topaz gifted moon,
Belong to me for one great day,
midday to next noon

Abou, is an old Arab named Ben
Tabu are Arab wnmen -- can't get
at em.

Twenty glistening GI's haped up
in a row
Sweating out inspection, weaving
to and fro,
Twenty rigid GI's, twenty staring
slabs of mutton-
Salute inspecting officer, VAC
Lt. Betty Hutton.

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January 22, 1944

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Your wife or gal pal will ap-
preciate the new furniture at
the post theater ladies room
(they tell us) .. Wanted: Any
suggestions to improve the local
cinema ...... What a surprise
to meet an old pal from our home
town, last week .. Her name is
Carolyn Pillsbury, and she's a
WAC Pvt.; swell gal, too! .. .
.. S/Sgt. Bower pulled the first
Q in Headquarters .. How do you
Ike it, you first three graders?
.. .. Nice weather we're hav-
ing, isn't it? .. Florida news-
papers please copy: A HEAVY DEW
S.... Sgt. Sam Thomas of the
Band sports a new moustache ..
Manny Okun gave him a 'roll on
the drums' saluting the upper-lip
decoration on a recent radio show
.. .. Casual observation: The
smallest of all packages is the
soldier who is all wrapped up in
What T/F squadron adjutant is
planning on marrying a certain
T/F lady officer? .. We won't
tell, lieutenant! ...... WAC
Cpl. Kay Courtenay sweating out
the dentist's chair, immediately
following the Reproduction staff
of Churchill, Keough, and Co. ..
Ind sweat is the word, brother
Certain Wac commenting on
a recent date: And, man is he
subtle? .. About as subtle as a
sailor with a three hour pass ..
.... Warning: Don't use the
porch in front of HQ for a pas-
sageway .. It's verboten ......
And no more officers will be al-
lowed to drive government trans-
portation .. What next? ......
Oddosity department: There's a
Capt. Singleton, a 2nd Lt. Single-
ton, and a pfc. Singleton at Tyn-
dall Tech .. Small world, ain't
it? .... Cpl. Bill Pinney an-
nounced that a corporal is as
high as you can go in the Army
and still have friends.
The midnight oil was burned
by certain T/F officers last week
for what reason? .. The post was
a busy place, even as late as
2:00 A.M. ....... How about that
)Frank Sinatra show at the Post
Theater? .. We didn't see it; was
It as bad as they say? .... ..
Lt. Fargo temporarily replacing
Major Larson, who is on temporary
DS .. He'll be back .. .. ..
S/Sgt. Cliff McCargar, photo lab
genius, off for a brief trip to
Lowry Field .. He'll again at-
tend photo school while there ..
.... Chaplain Nickels A. Cochran
has been transferred to Apalach
for duty .. He'll be assigned to
the Chapel there ...... Says
Sgt. Burns: "My uncle has a St.
Bernard once, and wore all the
fur off its neck looking for
brandy. ".

--White Flashes--
The squadron bowling team is
holding its own in first place
in the inter-squadron league and
still going strong.
Pvt. Moskovlch has been doing
his best trying to form a basket-
ball team the past couple of
Sgt. Ridlon and Cpl. Burleson
have done an excellent job sell-
ing War Bonds during the War Bond
Drive. However anyone who wishes
to buy more war Bonds can still
buy them whether there is a drive
on or not. There is no better or
safer way to save money which
will really come in handy after
the war when most of us will
start thinking about buying that
newv car or home.
Everyone seemed to enjoy the
free movie "Battle of Russia" at
the Post Theater as it was very
educational and well worth seeing.
Lt. Bridgeford went on leave
last week and that was the reason
no one has seen him around the
squadron lately. We all wish him
a very enjoyable time on his
Now that our heating system is

--Brown Bombers--
The squadron welcomed a new
officer this past week, Lt. Greg-
ory C. Greene who comes to us
from the 40th FGTG Squadron. He
has already initiated the publish-
ingof a Daily Bulletin which con-
tains squadron news, war news,
sports shorts, and other interest-
ing items. It is proving very
popular with members of the squad-
The squadron members have been
kept very busy during the past
week. There were lectures and
demonstrations on the 45 cal.
automatic pistol in the recreation
hall, while classes for vehicle
drivers were also conducted.
There were dental appointments
galore, but wiser heads still
clicking again and the water is
plenty hot in the barracks, it
won't be so much trouble to wash
our coveralls when the laundry
fails to come back on time.
Well, we finally got another
barracks which was greatly needed
and which will give us more room
to breathe in.
-Sgt. C.A. Matz

'Dear Aunt Lulu:
Our dayroom is giving us
trouble. Spring housecleaning
is just around the corner, and
we're trying to devise some me-
thod for cleaning cobwebs off
the ceiling. Can you help us?
Winnie the Wac'

Dear, dear Winnie:
Here's how to get the cobwebs
off your ceiling .. fresh from
my Handy Hindrance to the House-
wife department.
First, take a can of black
paint. Coat ceiling carefully
with same, so that the silvery
cobwebs stand out against the
Now rig up a trapeze in the
middle of the room. Take your
longest mop, grasp it firmly with
both hands, hang by your heels
from the center of the trapeze.
This gives you a better per-
spective on the cobwebs, and
makes it Just as simple as mop-
ping the floor.
It's a cumbersome, bothersome
way to get rid of dust and dirt,
and it's good for your figure.
Housewifely yours,
Aunt Lulu

found time to play.
Basketball practice for the
Post team was held Monday under
the supervision of Lt. Greene,
and it looks as if we'll have a
crack aggregation. More than 75
boys turned out for the initial
session, and plans are underway
for the formation of an eight
team squadron league.
We are still holding our own in
the weekly inspection, and again
made a 93 average. The boys
promise to put a little extra
effort into their work this week-
end to see whether we can win the
efficiency flag.
A barn dance and fish fry will
be held Saturday night at the
USO, it was announced by Director
Jesse Word. It looks like a great
party, and we'll be seeing you
-Cpl. Arthur Williams
* This girl' s fresh from the
country, and it's up to us to
show her the difference between
right and wrong.'
'O.K., Pal, you teach her what's

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CNS Sports Correspondent

---All About Bobo---
If you've ever seen Pete go tweet-tweet-tweet on his piccolo,
then you won' t want to miss it when old Bobo goes oh-oh-oh on his
oboe; or, in other words -- when Mr. Bobo Newsom starts blowing his
own bazoo.
This bazoo blowing is due to take place any day now, for old Bobo
is due to hold a salary conference with his new employer, Mr. Connie
Mack, of the Philadelphia Athletics, an elderly gentleman usually
disinclinedlto pay the kind of money old Bobo likes to play for.
Old Bobo, who is the most well-traveled as well as the most com-
municative man in his trade, was sent recently to the Athletics
from Washington in exchange for Roger Wolff, a relief artiste, whom
Clark Griffith hopes will be a welcome relief from the garrulous
The day after Bobo was traded to the Athletics, he was reclassi-
fied from 3A to 1A by his Hartsville (S.C.) draft board and the day
after that he obtained a divorce from his wife in Las Vegas, Nev.
Then he came down with a toothache, which transferred with his talk-
ing. And when Bobo can't talk he's very seriously handicapped.
It is to be hoped, therefore, that Bobo will be meshing on all
incisors when he comes to grips with Mr. Connie Mack. If he is,
then neither the high lama of Shibe Park, the threats of his draft
board, nor his ex-wife's attorney will be able to talk Bobo out of
the fattest contract Mr. Mack has given any of his chattel in years.
Bobo likes the big dough. He's always got it: in St. Louis,
Washington, Detroit, Boston, Chicago and Brooklyn. In 1941, his
salary at Detroit was $40,000. He won ten games that year.
But whatever he's paid, he'll be worth it, for Bobo is one of the
greatest characters in baseball. He drives a Cadillac car that
bears his name in neon lights. He wears checkerboard suits and has
a set of chins that hangs down to his knees. He's the last great
ham tragedian of his time. And he can pitch.
Once he pitched a no-hitter for nine innings, only to lose on an
error and a fluke hit in the tenth. In 1933 he won 30 games and
fanned 212 for Los Angeles. In 1938, he won 20 and fanned 226 for
the Browns and in 1940 he won 21 and lost only 5 for Detroit. In
the World Series that year, he won two games from Cincinnati, one
of them on the day his father died. That's how he earned that
$40,000 contract.
But the piece-de-resistance of Bobo's career occurred when he was
pitching for Washington against Cleveland one day. Earl Averill
broke his kneecap with a line drive in the third inning. Bobo
couldn't see anything funny about his getting knocked flat like
that, but everyone else in the park thought it was a riot. So Bobo
kept on pitching. He lost in the ninth on a cheap hit, went to
the hospital for three weeks, left on a Friday and pitched against
the Yankees on the following Sunday.
Bobo will show you the scars on his left leg at the drop of a
helmet liner.
"Four times I broke that," he says sadly. "Once I was driving
to Chicago to sign with the Cubs and my car fell down a mountain-
side. I broke me leg. The second day I was out of bed I was kicked
by a mule. I broke me leg. The fourth time -- it was really the
first time -- I broke me leg sliding into second.
"Got two hits that day, too, Bobo recalls, "a single to left and
a double off the center field wall."



Jive fiends at Tyndall Field
must be happy these days, what
with four dances each week for
their terpischorean pleasure.
On Wednesday and Thursday eve-
nings, student gunners and per-
manent party personnel tread, the
boards to the music of the Tyn-
dallaires, at the Post Recreation
Hall. The Wednesday evening
dances are aimed at permanent
personnel, who are invited to
bring along their wives; on Thurs-
day a floor show is presented in
broadcast fornm (WDIP, 8:30-9:00)
for the gmuners and their guests,
the Panama City Victorettes, and
members of the Tyndall Field WAC
Tuesday and Sabtrday nights at
the USO are devoted to dancing.
On Tuesday, the Tyndallaires

broadcast at 8:30, during the
dance featuring the Tyndallaires.
Saturday nights are luke-box
These dances are presented with
the cooperative efforts of Capt.
Owen 0. Freeman, Special Service
Officer and his staff, and Mr.
Charles Recktenwald, director of
the Panama City USO, and his two
assistants, Miss Ann Kind and
Miss Elizabeth Kelhofer.

Mirror Aid on Open Sea
Washington (CNS)-The Navy
has come up with a new device
to aid shipwreck survivors on a
life raft. It's a mirror, with a
cross cut out of the center, which,
when sighted on the sun, will
attract the attention of approach-
ing planes.



OF SEASON, 20-19

In a thrill packed game played
Wednesday night, the post colored
team at Tyndall Field nosed out a
fighting Rosenwald High School
quintet, 20-19. A capacity crowd
was treated to an excellent brand
of basketball.
It was the first game of the
season for both teams, and numer-
ous substitutes were used. The
high school team held a slight
lead at the end of the first
period, but the winners grabbed
the lead in the second quarter
and held it throughout.
Dwight Duncan, chunky right
forward, of the Tyndall team, was
outstanding. Besides leading his
mates in the scoring column with
eight points, he played a strong
defensive game, and was a con-
stant thron to the high school' s
plans. His running mate at the
other forward position, Irons,
gave a fine exhibition of ball
handling and passing, but was way
off in his scoring attempts.
For the losers, Right Forward
McCullan was outstanding. He
dropped 12 points through the
hoop to keep his team in the run-
ning, and Left Forward Byrd was
next in line with six points.
The Rosenwald team scored most of
its points on lay-up shots, as
the forwards feinted the Tyndall
guards out of position time after
time to score with ease.
Tyndall will play its second
game of the season next week,
with Lynn Haven furnishing the
The summary:
McCullan, rf (12); Byrd, If (6);
Neal, c (1); Long, rg; Sewel ,
Ig; substitutes: Neily, Harrer,
Miller, Dunford.
Duncan, If (8); Irons, rf (4);
Mills, c (2); Dawkins, I'g (2);
Grigsby, rg (4); substitutes: An-
derson, Jenkins, Davis, Conley,
Burns, Beale.
Referee: Mitchell; scorer:
Green; time: four 10-minute
r periods.



The 446th Squadron bowlers con-
tinued to lead the Inter-Squadron
League this week with a record
of 21 matches won and only six
lost. In a tie for second place
are the Finance Detachment and
the Dutch airmen with 19-8 and
next is the 2062 Ordnance Co.

with 18-9.
The standings:

Dutch Det.
907th CM
25th Alt.
350 th
Stunk Hollow



12:45 P.M.--Musical Recording
Hour, Post Theater, CWO Missal
12:30 P.M.--Squadron A&R Repre-
sentative Meeting. Athletic Ofc.
7:00 P.M.--Movies, Station Hos-
8:30 P.M.--Movies, Receiving Sq.
8:00 P.M.--Weekly Dance, USO,
Band broadcast over WDLP.
8:00 P.M.--Movies, Colored Rec
12:30 P.M.--Special Service Non-
Com Meeting, Post Library
5:30 P.M.--Intersquadron Touch
Football Games.
7:30 P.M.--Tyndall Field Pre-
sents, WDLP.
7:00 P.M.--Protestant Choir Re-
hearsal, Post Chapel.
7:00 P.M.--Weekly Variety Show,
Receiving Pool.
8:00 P.M.--G.1. Dance, Rec Hall,
Permanent Party Only.
8:30 P.M.--Radio Playhouse, WILP
3:30 P.M.--Tyndall Concert Band,
6:30 P.M.--Radio Workshop period.
7:00 F.M.--Movies, Hospital.
8:00 P.M.--GI Dance, Rec Hall,
Students Only.
8:00 P.M.--Dance, Colored Rec
H all.
8:30 P.M.--Rec Hall Tonight,WDLP
8:30 P.M.--Movies, Receiving Sq.
7:30 P.M.--Boxing, Receiving Sq.
8:00 ?.M.--Movies, Colored Rec
7:00 F.M.--Movies, Hospital.
8:30 P.M.--Movies, Receiving Sq.

f O1Vo E S

'Saturday, 'THE LODGER,' Merte
Oberon, George Sanders,
Sun., Mon., 'WHAT A OMAN, Brian
Aherne, Rosalind Russell.
Tuesday, 'CAREER GIRL,' Francis
Langford, Edward Norris. 'ROOKIES
IN BURMA,' Alan Carney.
Wed., Thurs., 'ALI BABA AND THE
FORTY THIEVES,' Maria Montez, Jon
GAN'S CREEK, Betty Hutton, Eddie


Bette Davis, Miriam Horkins.
UNDER, Charles Laughton.
Thurs., Fri., 'IN OLD KENTUCKY, '
Martha Scott, John Wayne.
Bill Elliott.
Late Show Sat., 'STORMY WEATHER,'
All-Star Colored Cast.

A HOUSE, Jimmy Lyddon.
Tuesday, 'LONE STAR RANGER,' John
Ann Sheridan, Errol Flynn.
ATLANTIC,' Humrhrey Bogart.
Fri., Sat., 'BLAZING GUNS, Hoot
Gibson, Ken Maynard,

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1. In the old days, what did
the people call the telephone

2. Chances are that the Mayor
of Washington, D.C. will never
be invited to the White House
Ifor lunch. Why not?

3. Definitions on gentlemen
vary--some have it that a gentle-
man is a patient wolf. But what
is a gentleman's gentleman?

4. What does the small letter
"d" mean on the reverse side of
a coin?

5. If an enlisted man in our
Navy was walking down the street
In Naples and met General Mont-
gomery of the British Army,
would he be expected to salute

6. Checkers, chess and back-
fgammon are three games played on
a board. Which of these terms
is used in which game: Double
corner; checkmate; bar.

7. Robin
was Jenny.

Redbreast married a
The ladybird's name
Her last name is the

same as the British equivalent
of a WAVE. What is her last name?

8. Divide the word memory into

9. Mr. Flanagan married a man-
nequin. The mannequin's name was
Hannlgan. When Flanagan married
the mannequin named Hannigan, he
bought her a ramekin. Now what
did Mr. Flanagan buy for his

10. What is a heptastich?

1. Central.
2. Wash., D.C. has no mayor.
3. A valet.
4. That It was minted in Denver.
5. Yes. Not required, but ex-
6. Double corner checkers;
checkmate chess; bar back-
7. WREN Jenny Wren.
8. Mem o ry.
9. A small baking dish.
10. A poem of seven lines or
He: 'I suppose you dance.'
She: 'Oh, yes, I love to.'
He: 'Great! That's better than
dancing. '


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'How in the world can a girl be
happy without a husband?'
'Listen, beautiful, if he's out
of town, I'll show you.'
Jack: 'Honey, what have you got
on for tonight?'
Jill: 'Nothing I couldn't get
out of for you, dear. '

The boss was complaining to his
stenographer about the fine dust
on his desk. He asked her what
she did with the underwear she
wore out. She replied that she
generally wore it back if she
could find it.
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Squadron C

Pvt. Frank K. Bozek hails from
Detroit, Mich., and is 26 years
of age. After graduating from
Chedsey High School he studied
embalming at the Michigan College
of Mortuary Science and in civ-
ilian life operated a funeral
home with his brother.
Pvt. Bozek has been in the Army
five months and came to Tyndali
Field after completing his basic
training at Miami Beach, Fla,

Squadron D

Cpl. John J. Fialkowski is a
24 year old from Elizabeth, N.J.,
who joined the Field Artillery
in April, 1941. After almost
two years he was appointed an
Aviation Cadet.
After being eliminated in pri-
mary cadet training Fialkowski
went to Lowry Field, Colo., where
he graduated from the armort-
school before being sent to Tyn-
dall Field for gunnery training.
In civilian life he was an ap-
prentice machinist.

Squadron R

Pfc. Richard B. Orlowski is a
native of Amsterdam, N.Y., whose
family now resides in Miami. He
is 28 years of age and graduated
fromhigh school in Bedford, Ohio.
Pfc. Orlowski took his basic
at Miami Beach and graduated from
the B-24 mechanic's school at
Willow Run, Mich., before coming
here to take the gunnery course.

Cadet Detachment

A/C Anthony F. Noll hails from
Boston, Mass., and has been in
the Air Forces one year. He is
21 years of age and single.
Cadet Noll attended Brown Uni-
versity for two and one-half
years before entering the ser-
vice. He majored in English and
played varsity football.

Pvt. Edward G. Reid is an 18
year old gunner from East Elkin
Park, Pa. He graduated from
school in June of 1943 and enter-
ed the Army three months later.
He took his basic training at
Miami and then came to Tyndall
Field for the aerial gunnery

T/Sgt. William H. Cherry was

years ago. He grew up to be an
electrician in civilian life be-
fore he enlisted in the Air
Forces in 1940.
Squadron E

TSgt. Willia. Cherry attended school in
Gadsdeborn at Billingsleyre he played 26
yeotball and baseball for hisbe an
electrician in civilian life be-
fore he enlisted in the Air
Forces in 1940.
Sgt. Cherry attended school in
Gadsden, Ala., where he played
football and baseball for his
high school. Since entering the
service he has seen duty at seven
fields as an aircraft inspector.
Marital status: He's a bride-
groom of a little more than one


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