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Title: Drew Field echoes
Physical Description: v. : ill. ;
Language: English
Publisher: Post Exchange
Place of Publication: Tampa Fla
Frequency: weekly
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Subject: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida -- Tampa   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Drew Field Air Force Base (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Tampa (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Hillsborough -- Tampa -- Drew Army Airfield
Coordinates: 27.975556 x -82.533333 ( Place of Publication )
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General Note: "Published each Friday in the interest of the officers and enlisted men of Drew Field."
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 39 (Dec. 2, 1943).
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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Drew Field, Tampa, Florida


FLEET


'Share Your Car'


Movement Helps '


Traffic Problem ,I


Due to the transportation snarl
growing out of the expansion 6f
Drew Field and the shortage of
bus facilities, a share your car
movement has developed on the
base. Officers and enlisted men
who have automobiles are carry-
ing additional passengers, using
all available space in their vehi-
cles for transportation of fellow
officers and soldiers.
The -overcrowding of buses go-
ing to Drew was brought to Mayor
Chance's attention by Cpl. Leon-
ard G. Rubin, a contributor to the
Drew Field Echoes, and Mayor
.Chancey promised to investigate.
"We will attempt to improve
the bus service to the camps if it
is at all possible under the present
conditions," the mayor told Cpl.
Rubin. "We want to cooperate in
every. way, and any suggestions
as to how we can help the boys
will always be welcome."
Cpl. Rubin had asked relief for
his fellow soldiers from the two-
block waiting line to crowd into
the buses. He had pointed out
that the line was exceptionally
long on Saturday nights, 'when
men waited by the hour.
In response to Cpl. Rubin's dis-
closure. Mayor" Chancey got in
touch with Mr. A. Pickens Coles,
vice-president of the -Air Base
Bus Lines, who informed the
mayor that the company has made
arrangements to lease a portion
of the Allied Building as a bus
terminal and to put on seven new
tractor and trailer buses. .
"As you know, it is almost im-
nossible to purchase city type
buses at this time and that con-
dition has existed for many
months," Mr.'Coles wrote. "When
the Drew Field service was first
inaugurated, we operated for
many months at a great loss. At'
the inception of the service, we
were given to understand from
reliable sources the personnel of
of the field would approximate
2,000. The original estimate was
only a drop in the bucket. In the
past year our fleet has increased
300 per cent."
The new terminal is scheduled
to oven by Nov. 1. One of the new
vehicles has already arrived, and
the rate of one a week until all
the others will be brought in at
kbave been put in service. Each of
x units will accommodate 50
,n.

Mail Order ies

Are Promfs ed

Promotion of unit mail orderlies
from Privates to Technicians 5th
Grade with the designation, of
Unit Mail Clerks is announced bv
the War Department. They will
wear the insignia of their grade
and receive a pay increase of $12
a month.
The mail clerk is an important
link in the Army postal system.
He provides the personal contact
with the soldier in the field in
the matter of receiving and deli-
vering mail.

BASE SIGNAL OFFICE
MOVES
The new location of the Base
Signal Office and Base Signal
Property Office is Building
T-429. corner of Fifth St. South
and "F" Avenue.


Shuttle Bus


System Between


Points On Field


.A ..i 8 A fleet of five trailers will be
S. placed in operation at Drew Field
Monday morning in a circulating
shuttle bus system for transporta-
tion of military personnel and ci-
vilian employees between points
St on the field.
This innovation was ordered by
Col. Melvin B. Asp, Base Com-
mander, as a solution to several
problems presented by the rapid
growth of Drew field and the ex-
S":.. o ipansion of its training areas.
S- Traffic and parking problems
S '.- .. will be solved by use of the new
.'- r. trailers. All holders of X cards or
Civilian employees will be re-
Among those att nding the luncheon at Dre v Field last Monday for the Tampa Chamber of quired to park their cars in the
Commerce were, left io right, T. G. Mixson, Col. M, vin B. Asp, Drew Field Commanding Officer; area just northeast of the inter-
E. P. Taliaferro, Maj. R. G. Conklin, and Carl D. B:orein. The chamber's gift is shown in the fore- section of Tampa Bay Boulevard
ground. and B Street. Schedule of the
trailers will insure speedy trans-
Sler mevic s Sl G a portation for civilian employees
e Army Trains Civilians from the east gate to the various
Silver service re oes areas of Drew Field. For the pres-
Is Pre r Warehoue Post' ent, military personnel will be
S P s p ened to To lWear Under permitted to park their cars on
A training program for civilians T the Post. Air Base buses will con-
Of-n1-s -- eperience in commercilG Mroutes through Drew Field. Ci-
Ofd icers (ub industrial warehousing i as Masksvilian visitors will be permitted
be inaugurated by tie War De- vs s il, be tt
.artment for the .hpuroose of rre- -to drive their cars through the
The Officers' Club of Drew li i rt military personnel l from -pec ial glasses and a new type Post. Only military personnel and
Field was host to members of d-ep ott cerations in the country. g Las mask having pear-shaped civilian employees will be permit-
he d of governors o then 'e issued to soldiers ted to ride the trailers.
Thep boardA of Rors ofth FO AwT w ho u+ to now have had to re- Saving Gas and Rubber
Tampa Chamber of Commerce at FORt sART LOVLERSo ncve- their "specs" when donning In addition to solving traffic
a luncheon. The guests presented The Tampa Art Institute invites the mask. and parking problems, use of the
a silver service in the name of the men- of Drew Field to a fall IL.eses in the new glasses are trailers enables further coopera-
citizens of Tampa to officers of opening of its gallery in the Mu- he same as those in the soldier's 'tion with government efforts to
the post nicipal Auditrium Nov. 5 andregu ar glasses, but are smaller in conserve gas and rubber. Hun-
the ptost. nicipal Auditorium Nov. 4o, 5 and I I
Carl D. Brorein, in presenting om 2 to 5 p.m., and the eve- e. The bx ts closer to the dredsof transportation miles will
Si rning of the a6th. ree ntind side rods. are narrower be saved daily by use of this
the gift, reviewed Tampas part in In addition to our permanent and fit snugly behind the ears.method. Each trailer has a ca-
military history and explained the collection, we are featuring the The glasses are also narrower at pacity of 30 passengers and is
close feeling citizens now have for work of soldier-artists who have the temples. !pulled by an army jeep.
men in the service, been working under the sponsor- The new type masks with their: Built under the supervision of
"When peace was withship of Mrs. L. R. Anderson at the pear-shaued lenses afford more Lt Dudley B. Marty, of the Base
When peace was with us. we USO. room for glasses than the other'S-4 section, the trailers are an
took the time to evidence friendly There is no admission charge. models. achievement in economy. Wood
feelings not only among ourselves, was used throughout except for
but also toward the military men Oen fn Over the chassis, in which junk metal
in our midst," he said. "Now warY ou g O e Ver- and junk Ford axles were used.
is here and all are continuously Despite this economy in construc-
busy. There are fewer occasions -' .. tion, however* the trailers are
of this nature now and we arc. 'L.. ': "
of this nature now and owe art *.-. sturdy and will go a long way
therefore, extreme iy glad of this toward solving transportation
opportunityhto renew wit of t h: :. Problems on Drew Field.
our pledge of regard and esteenr, 'Z.
in wnrich we hold the officers and -
men now stationed in Tampa. New Iy e of
IaClJ. iR G~ t1 Ce .e si-


ilaj.tj. U. U-onklin, club presi-
dent, presided. Others who took
part in the program were Col.
Melvin B. Asn. commanding offi-
cer of Drew Field; T. G. Mixson.
president of the chamber of com-
merce, and E. P. Taliaferro, chair-
man of the chamber committee to
handle arrangements for the pres-
entation.
Thirty-two members of the
board of governors of the cham-
ber of commerce attended the
presentation ceremony.

Attention, Bailplayers

Are you a basket ball player?
The Physical Training Office is
calling all basket ball players
on the field who wish to try
out for the Base team.
The team which represented
Drew Field last year won the
Tampa city championship, and
was runner-up in the Lakeland
Invitation Tournament.
All candidates for the team
are asked to contact the Physi-
cal Training Office and submit
their names, experience and or-
ganization at once.


nsecdBif for Army

A new type field insect bar,
which fits under the standard
shelter tent, will protect soldiers
in mosquito and sand-fly areas,
the War Department announces.
It has been service-tested under
field conditions both in conti-
nental United States and over-
seas. *
The netting, designed by the
Quartermaster Corps, will replace
Ithe sand-fly and mosquito bars
previously. issued to troops in the
i field. The h.ar, which can be tuck-
Sed in to kee-) bugs and flys from
;entering underneath the tent
v.-a'lls i. made from cotton and


? .. ', .eicalaiv treated to resist mil-
Who says a woman can't do a man's job? Just take a stroll throug-h w and 'w after.
the Sub-Depot and see 'em at it. The Sub-Depot is sure beginning to
feel the effects of the feminine touch. With so many of the male
workers gcing intothe armed forces, the women are filling the gaps PlastiC Used For Bugles
that they are leaving at the work benches. The welding shop, ihe
sheet netal shop, the electrical shop, the hydraulic propeller shop, To conserve metal, plastic has
the fabric shop, the parachute shop-n-one of these have been left been adopted as a material in the
untouched by &he women. rranufacture of Army bugles. If
With acetylene torches in their hands, the two gog'led women in it is of any comfort to first call
the above picture are welding a bomb lift. Left to right, they are haters, the new bugle produces a
Miss Jane W. Dennis and Miss Mae Smith, both of Tampa. better tone.


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Ociober 30. 1942


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Page 2 DREW FIELD ECHOES Q~t~ber ~ 1942


The G6s Have

a Name For if

By CPL. LEONARD G. RUBIN
The Army and other branches
of the armed services have and
are developing a lingo all their
own. The following is a partial
list of some of the expressions and
words used today. -
G.I. is number one on the word
parade. Originally used by the
Q.M.C. to refer to items issued
by them, it has come to describe
any item used by the Army and
even the boys themselves, to-wit:
"G.I. Sam," a popular song.
On the Beam is an Air Forces
expression derived from planes
using the radio -beam to guide
them on flights. This exclamation
has come to mean doing a job
well. When one does so, he is "on
the beam."
Take Off, used at first in refer-
ring to departing planes, is now
used by the fellows when they
depart from a place. They say,
* "'Let's take off." The Navy boys
borrow an expression from their
service and u'se "shove off."
Snafu means Situation Normal,
All Fouled Up.
Goof-off means to do something
you shouldn't when you shouldn't
be doing it.
Cbvzer the Hill is an old one for
AWOL.
Chow Line is not a row of Chi-
nese dogs, but the queue for mess.
Sweat it Out means to wait for
something to go through official
channels, such as a promotion,
furlough, etc.
Hup, twop, three, fourp is sim-
ply a drill sergeant's way of say-
ing "one, two, three, four."
Carry On means do what you
-were doing.
Eagles, though found on a col-
onel's shoulders, means American
* money to the boys.
Blow If Out means to get it off
your chest.
Blow Your Top means shoot off
your mouth.
Roll Out means get out of bed.
SIn the Navy it's "hit the deck."
Pull your stripes means to show
authority of rank among non-
comm:ssioned, officers. "Pull rank"
is the same thing applied to com-
missioned officers.
Gold Bricks is an Army expres-
sion for a soldier who doesn't do
his job. As a verb it is used as
synonym for doing nothing.
Top kick is an old one for the'
first sergeant.
The JIGs, our enemies;Japs,
Italians, Germans.
Ptomaine Pete is the mess ser-
geant.
Shingles are pieces of toast.
Slum is stew. Soldiers are sons
of slum and gravy.
Grass is salad.
Sand is sugar.
Mud is coffee.
SOS is save our ship ...- ... to
the Navy, save our souls to the
Salvation Army, but to the dough-
boy, it is "Slop on Shingles," or
"Same Old Stuff." .
These are only a feiwr of the
hundreds of expressions used to-
day. Many are profane. Every at-
tempt should be made to elimi-
nate this latter group from our
language even though it is often
said that it is tke soldier's pre-
rogative to swear a blue streak.


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Prelude to Peace

All hell itself had burst asunder,
With flame, storm, lightning and
thunder.
The devil's spawn had been -let
loose
To strangle humanity with a
noose,
A noose of horror and, bestiality,
Of fear and hate beyond all real-
ity.
The people were taught to despise
their mothers,
Kill without shame their sisters
and brothers.
What do these ghouls know about
love,
And the feeling of peace that
comes from above?
They and the tiger are brothers
for fair;
They kill for the lust and slink
off to their lair,
There to lie and view with re-
sentment
The valley below, that is filled
with contentment.
2
There is on this earth another re-
gion,
Where stands prepared a mighty
legion
Who, for the coming battle, gird
their loins,
To destroy the evil that pervades
this world.
A mighty nation that will never
retreat,
Who in its existence knows not of
defeat.
They shall deliver the world from
these vermin,
And a monkey.who dresses him-
self in ermine.
For man has always known 'that
An, eagle can always defeat a
rat.
When the storm is over there will
be a rare treat;
The Eagle, the Lion and the Bear
will meet,
To free the dove of peace from its
prison,
And he will fly to a people again
risen.
Pfc. Harry Polsky.


NOW SHOWING!


Bus Route (hanged

To Relieve Traffic

Con est8on, Lines

Since Sunday, October 25, the
following bus route became effec-
tive:
(a) All buses marked "Drew
Field via East Gate" are routed
as follows:
1. Stop No. 1-"B" Street North
at East Gate.
S2. Bus proceeds to Second Street
turning north to "F" Street, then
west to Stop No. 2 at Main PX.
3. Bus turns south on 10th St.
to "B" St. south of Stop No. 4
(opposite old Motor Pool).
5. Bus proceeds east to Stop No.
5 at East Gate.
(b) All buses marked "Drew
Field via Tampa Bay Boulevard"
proceed on Tampa Bay Boulevard
to:
1. Stop No. 1 at corner of Tam-
paB Bay boulevard and 2nd St.
2. Bus proceeds west on Tampa
Bay Boulevard to Stop No. 2, main
loading station in rear of Building
T-1026 on the northeast corner at
intersection.
3. Bus proceeds north on 10th
St. to Avenue "L," east to corner
of "L" and First, Stop No. 3
4. Bus proceeds south to Stop
No. 4, center of block west side
between Tampa Bay Boulevard
and Avenue "K."
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t.DREW FIELD ECHOES


Page 2







Odtokr -301-490


DREW- FIELD ECHOES


COP GIVES TICKET
(FOR THEATER)
TO SPEEDER


SA War WESTOVER FIELD, Mass.
5us Afer War "Pull over to the side," bellowed
a motorcycle cop to an Army lieu-
k f a b s f s tenant who was driving along
Talk of a bonus for soldiers with a "date." The lieutenant, be-
after the war is rapidly develop- living he was well below the 35-
U.g into action Edwin C. John- mile speed limit, was surprised at
U. S. Senator Edwin C. John- the order.
son, of Colorado, has already in- her .. I
produced -a bill in the Senate, "Where do you think you're go-
calling for the continuation of pay in'" roared the cop.
for soldiers, sailors and marines "To a movie," replied the leu-
'for a period of six months after tenant.
the end of the war. "Yeah? Well, here's a ticket,"
The measure is the first "sol- said the cop, handing over a
dier bonus" bill for veterans of pasteboard.
'World War II and is designed to It was a ticket to a local motion
ease the shock of return to ci- picture theater.
vilian life for millions of service- -
men. P f
Under the terms of the bill the P Of
'six months pay period would start Ro
after discharge from the service Cl To Pub
following official end of the war.
It would be granted only to those o d To P i
who served 90 days or more. This
legislation, according to Senator Because of the expansion and
)hnson, is favored by the Amer- added training activities of Drew
an Legion Veteran of Foreign Field, portions of Tampa Bay
Wars, Disabled. Veterans and Blvd. and Memorial Drive were
other patriotic organizations. closed to the public, beginning
-, I-+


For Those In Need,

Contact Army Relief

If you are badly in need of
some financial assistance, applica-
tion should be made to the Drew
Field Headquarters Section, Army
Emergency Relief, Base Library
Building.
Army- Emergency Relief is a
new organization in the Army Air
Forces. It was set up with the
-idea in mind that there may-come
a time in the life of a soldier
when, through no fault of his
.own, he would find himself no
longer in a position to help some
loved one at home. Such a situa-
.tion could be due to an unavoid-
able mix-up of his records to de-
lay his pay, sudden secret orders
.moving him from his present post
*to another in the United States,
or his sudden embarkation to a
-foreign port.
Army Emergency Relief assist-
-ance is extended to all deserving
'personnel of the Army of the
United States, regardless of rank,
-grade, branch or component, and
.to their needy dependents irre-
'spective of relationship. The de-
pendents of deceased, disabled, or
.retired personnel of the Army of
.the United States are also en-
:titled to aid.
. A brief but thorough investiga-
tion is made of the financial con-
dition and other pertinent cir-
'cumstances of anolicants, prior to
.,extending relief. However, in
.'emergencies. immediate needs-
.will be provided for while pend-
ing complete investigation. No
interest is charged on loans, and
repaymentt may be made install-
-mePts.
. To obtain the assistance needed,
contact Lt. Edward B. Dailey,
-Army Emergency Relief Officer
at Drew Field. His office is located
.in the Snecial Service Office at
.the Base Library Bldg. Lt. Dailey,
a native of Ithaca, N. Y.. grad-
uated from Colgate in 1931. at-
fended the Harvard School of
Business Administration and later
was employed by the Socony
Vacuum Oil Co.. Inc.
DINING
rain yourself to do your job
instinctively. emernber, modern
battle is marked by noise and con-
fusion.


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9:uu a. m. weonesaay, uct. 2o..
Tampa Bay Blvd. is closed to
all civilian traffic from a point
800 feet east of junction of the
Boulevard and "B" street, just
west of Lincoln avenue, west to
Hillsborough avenue-a distance
of approximately four miles.
Travel from Columbus Drive to
Hillsborough avenue just east of
the Drew Field reservation will
be via Armenia avenue. Guides
will be placed on duty on Arme-
nia avenue and Columbus Drive
to direct civilian traffic.
Memorial Drive will be closed
to the north of its intersection
with Columbus Drive.

Not Part of Training
At. Camp Wolters,, Texas, the
other day a group of soldiers un-
der full pack were going through
an obstacle course. The leading
man grabbed a rope, swung out
over a mudhole and landed ker-


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plunk in the slush. One by one,
the others followed, each landing
with a dull thud in the mud. Then
and only then did the soldiers
learn that they weren't supposed
to fall in the mud- at all-the lead
man slipped.


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Election Day: Democracy In Action Vote!


This year November 3, .election V. vij imic Is
day for the greater part of the ..
nation, should be a day of unusual A Ae T Caf
significance for most American Add a To
citizens. In peace time voting is f Drew Re
a proof of Democracy at work; in w
wartime it is a symbol of what
we are fighting for.
we are fighting for. i Last night, in the outdoor arena
Special forms have been -dis ;Pvt. Harry Evans-better known:
tribute .by the .War Department on the vaudeville stage as Jimmy
to all ~ehias, posts and station Evans-wowed a Drew Field au-
here and abroad so that citizen-
soldiers may retain the .sacred dience with his monologue on a
privilege of voting, no .matter draftee .entering the Army and
where they are stationed. Men in his impersonation of -Ted Husing
.khaki are taking advantage of at the auto races.
absentee balloting. The fact that Pvt. Evafns although only 29
they are in uniform has, if .any- years old, has a long stage career
thing, made them more conscious behind him. Since 1931 he has
of their duties as citizens. That is performed as a vaudeville mimic
an important point to consider: and master of ceremonies, work-
voting is not only a privilege, but ing the RKO circuit. He has work-
a duty of every eligible American ed with such celebrities as Red
citizen. Skelton, Johnny Cahill, and Uncle
We know..that on the battle- Jim ;larkins, the latter being the
front, in our Army camps and on head auditioner and script writer
the home front, all of us are pre- for Fred Allen.
occupied with the vital work at A native of Philadelphia, he
hand. Our first thought must be was picked by Victor Hyde, of
to win this war. But the responsi- Hollywood,' to play in "Made in
ability of good government rests Philly Revue," and this show
upon every citizen. The very fact made the circuit of the Phila-
.that in the midst of this war we delphia theaters.
:can go to the polls should be an Pvt. Evns rep e
added spur for us to exercise the an original March of Time, te
an original, March of Time, the
.voting privilege. Three' Drunks; James Barton's
The Axis nations have long Mad Dog and an epigram of a ball
since destroyed the right of free game. He is .quite versatile, being
choice. If they .un an election, it quite adept at rhythmic dancing
lhas been nothing but a farce. At and radio announcing.
one general election in Nazi Ger- The vaudeville mimic entered
many, Adolf Hitler received 99 the army on Sept. 8, 1942, at New
per cent of the votes. Evidently Cumberland a, Pa.,and he came to
Herr Goebbels felt that 100 per Drew Field about a week ago. He
cent would be a little too much has been added to the "Drew
for even his own people to swal- Field Revue," to be produced
low! shortly by the Special Services
Our Commander In Chief has Office.
aptly summed up this safeguard
of liberty when he said, "In other BUk P.riVe S PDy,
lands across the water the flares vtes ye
.9f militarism and conquest, ter- h
rorism and intolerance have viv- Oh Lord, in Thy Mercy, please
idly revealed to Americans for list to my plea;
the first time since the Revolution Though I'm only one, there are
hotw precious and extraordinary it thousands like me.
is to be allowed this free choice We're subject to orders from high
of 4elpapr s fnr 1ree men:" rank and low;


"OH. HIS NAME WAS IN THE DREW FIELD ECHOES"


DR. GOLDBRICK'$

MAILBAG
By PVT. J. J. O'GARA
Dear Doc:
I don't understand some of
your American expressions.
What is meant by the "third
degree?" RAF.
ANS.: Information without
the please.
Dear Doc:
My score in the Army I.Q. is
53. Is this good or bad?
Pvt. Joe Doakes.
ANS.: This is the same as
having fallen arches, only in
your case they're under your
hat.
Dear Doc:
I am married to a sergeant
who keeps me waiting around
the PX all night while he puts
nickels in the pinball machines.
He keeps saying, "Just one
more game, honey," but he.
keeps batting the little pellets.
What'll I do with him?
Honey Lou.
A'NS.:Looks like you're be-:
hind the pinball-)etter.get a
divorce. I know a guy just like
him--he's played the pinball
machines so much that every
time, be rolls his eyes, his nose
lights up.


CHURCH CALL

:Protestant
Service-11 A.M., Chapels No.
1.and No. 2.
Service-7:30 P.M., Chapel No.
1.
Jewish
Service-11 A.M. Theater No. 1.
Catholic
Mass-6:15 A.M1., Chapel No. 2.
Mass-9:00 A.M., Chapels No.
1 and No. 2.

Hey. Soldier.

You Tell 'Em

What You Think

Hitting the Axis where it hurts
the most-that's the aim of the
"Nuts to the Axis" contest now
.being sponsored by YANK, the
official Army newspaper. The
contest opened Oct. 21 and ends
at midnight, Dec. 10.
Staged in cooperation with the
Office of War Information, the
contest sponsors want short, hard-
hitting messages, limited to .200
words, to broadcast to Hitler,
Mussolini and Tojo. -
Soldiers who enter must use a
coupon printed in YANK, and
must write on six subjects: (1)
I'll be seeing' you; (2) Here's what
I'm fighting for; 3) My father.did
it in 191.8; .(4) Doolittle was only
the beginning; (5) If I had you in
tEA --4 I\ T1 -I -'


By SGT. JOHN F. SUSZYNSKI
Once there. was an illustrious
group know as the "41'ers" who
blazed a trail that was destined
-to make .history; Drew Field has
a group of contemporary trail
.blazers "knowed as the 69'ers'!
(AA:F Band), who, last week,
started the trek that will' lead
to .... ???
Following an informal debut at
the 309th Service Group's Party,
.the demand .fr the Band's serv-
ices skyrocketed; and the former
"Five Minute Stands" have grown
to noble proportions. The Big
:Break came when Cpl. 0. 7
Whitehead offered to spot us
one of his Soldiers'" Shows at t-,
Arena; of course, the Band could
not just open "cold," and so we
hied off to the hinterlands .(much
in the manner of Broadway
Shows, :before the Graiid' Preii-
iere) to serenade Capt. Parrish's
.Signalmen at Hillsborough State
'Park. Our men wore their dog
tags, in case anything unforeseen
should happen, but there were
.no casualties during the "concert."
The fact that we returned to Drew
Field intact, served, in some
strange manner, to satisfy Cpl
Whitehead that we were readyfdor
the following night's performance
at the Arena. Bolstered by talent
.from Tampa, as well as some of
Drew Field's Regulars, the Band
again came through without los-
ing a man. Our reward for this
creditable showing was.ta return
engagement .. this time, for a
full hour's show .. AH! Success
at last!
An integral part of our Military
Band is the Dance Orchestra .
the "Little 69'ers" bounced right
into the limelight by playing for
the Officers' Dance last Saturday.
Corporals Estes and Hoier con-
tributed no little to the success
of this unit, with their special, ar-
'-angements for the combo. Some-
one must have heard Cpl. Sedlak
sing before, and when he got all
set'to do his stuff at the Officers'
Club, the microphone was sud-
denly and mysteriously put out
0+ commission but Jerry is not
dismayed; he threatens to carry
his own public address system
after this. WO Baker 'and S. Sgt.
Eaton were on hand to give the
boys their moral support in the
event that an attempt at mayheti
-"ight have featured the Little
69'ers Debut. "White .Christmas".
was the only maior casualty of
the evening. The Officers seemed
to enjoy the music well enough
that there are faint whispers
about a return engagement.
But .. .. Success isn't all a Bed
9f ,Roses; ask Pfc's Regis, Kowal-


-- .-- -- Wherever they send us, we're Dear Doc: my squad; and () I've got bet- ski, talee and Booth wno nave
Remember, each vote is a sym- destined to go. ter idea-here it is. h ad to curtail their social program
.bol of Democracy in action. We.do all the drill, the labor and, I am married to jealous cor- Winners will receive a 'siix- considerable and pity newly-
Lord, poral who makes life miserable month subscription to YANK in wed Sgt. Ferris who has had to
SThe cost of real pleasure we can- for me. Npw he accuses me of addition to hearing their original assure 'Charge of Quarters; in
The EW FI V W not -afford. we a having'a Latin .lov:' n .i th fotr -bl.asts .broadcast to the Axis lead- addition to his Band and Orches-
// We grin and we bear it, we give, kids. Should I 'l s.e hin, ers. ra 'details. What a honey-
never take. Fluffy. .b----------- moon!'
I: So I'm asl~ing-Thee, Lord, to give ANS.: I' certinly w ld. nr A eak M ic
% --, us a break. Imagine a girl like you having ...... ...
a suiitor with two pair of-Pan- F Music Asso-
We'don't want the world, with a st with two pai Pan-" The Tampa Civic Music Asso-
By Lt. JAMES F. BROWN fence, for our own; cos i W ( ation has aou cnced a sere-
We don't ask for luxuries we've Dear Doc: thbre or four concerts for (
(Special Service Officer AWUTC) never known; c oming season. Included among
We don't want to fight, but we To settle an argument, what .ws. F m J the guest artists will be John
We deal solely this week with will if we .must is the fastest thing on wheels? Charles Thomas, one of the
the various programs presented And stick to the end for a cause Pfc. Renfrew Digges. First orld's leading baritones, and a
on the radio, our morning variety that is just tFirst entry in the current "Nuts :favorite among music lovers.
how over WFLA at 7:05 a. m. e do want respect (that ome- ANS.: Hitler riding through o heAxis contest sponsored by This will be an opportunity for
.and our two nightly programs times we lack) Drew Field on a bicycle! YNK, The Army Weekly, came men in the service who enjoy
.originating from.the studios of A chame e notlack), a rtfrom Pvt. Freddie Shigaki, a Ja- good .music to spend a few eve-
WFLoriginating from he studios A chance to be noticed, a part of Dear Doc: panese-American in the United nings with the masters, and an
rWFLA and WDAE respectively, the plan My fiancee seems to be States Army. opporutnity to show the Tampa
Our nightly programs are brought That makes for the right and the somewhat of a cold potato. Do Pvt. Shigaki addresses his mess- Music Association that we appre-
to you Thurs. evening at 8:00 p.m. freedom of man. you think a copy of Dale Car- age to Tojo without waste of ciate these concerts and encour-
show at 9:00 p. m. over WFLA. negie's book would improve' words. Choosing the subject, age these events to be held more
show at 9:00 over WFLA. Please make the hardtack a little her? Pvt. Jethro Jeep. "Doolittle Was Only the Begin- frequently.
'These shows feature personnel less hardK. a .t ning," he writes, "Doolittle was Enlisted men will be admitted
from all departments at Drew A little less K.P., a little less ANS.: Try taking her down only the beginning on Tojo as he for 75c per concert, and officers
Field. guard. to the Hi-Hat m6re often. Many flew over Tokyo and said, 'So -in the armed services will be ad-
Your cooperation is needed in A little less work, a little more a cold potato makes a nice lit- w sorry, big mistake, e x c u s e mitted for 2.50 per concert, plus
putting over these shows. If you play, tie dish after she's boiled! please'." mtax. The dates for the coming
have a small combination orches- A little less drill, a little more And he adds tersely, "So let's concerts have not been announced.
tra or play any instrument, act, pay adds tersely, So let's concerts have not been announced.
inga or playance, contact us and we A few less inspections, a much -SH! KEEP -IT QUIET all do a little more with General The Drew Field Echoes will carry
will make plans to feature you lighter gun Ws aa much hJimmie Doolittle!" the announcement as soon as the
wih make plans to feature you lighter gun, When you have news of our Pvt. Shigaki is stationed atdates area public.
on one of our future broadcasts. A little less crabbing: a little more munitions, Camp Grant, Illinois made pubic
Our morning shows have been fun; Sh! 'Keep it quiet! ,
running off in great style and And let it be known, Lord, they'd .Or news of troops and their Lieutenant: Colonel, I've been Cartoonist?
from the cards and letters we be out of luck positions, trying to see you for a week, but
have received, we know it shall Without that one soldier nick- Sh! Keep it quiet! you ve been too busy. Wen can Hey,soldier .
continue to be a hit. Remember, named the "Buck." Ever so many lives have been lost I see you? Are you a cartoonist? Would
these broadcasts are open to any- Thru idle conversation Colonel: Why don't you make you like to participate in a
one stationed or working here at TRAINING Here's a darn good tip for the a date with m secretary? new venture? Yes? Then con-
rew Field. Do your part by tak- Keep physical fit. You'll be Entire duration Lieutenant: Oh, I did. We had fact Pvt. Ed Solomon, .Public
ing part in one .of these broad- glad you did when you get on Sh! Keep it quiet! a lovely time, but I still want to Relations Office, Drew Field.
cass foreign duty. -Pvt. Harry Evans. see you.


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Octoberr 30. 1842 DREW FIELD ECHOES


Ith Fighter Wtig, Hq. & HO Sq.

The Fighting Ninth
By PVT. WALTER WERNER
This really ought to be printed
n red ink touaay, and In l tell you
&Thy. Today tne squadron is three
months olct. Three months. .
rhe tinie has rushed by like a
squadronn of P-39's roaring across
;he Field. It seems only yesterday
;hat we came down here with a
:adre of 35 men from Daniel Field
n Georgia. it was a beautiful
;unny morning. We remember
Drinking hot black coffee, and
making friends on' the train with
i likeable young kid-from Penn-
-ylvania who is no longer with
is.. .. We remember tne Squa-
iron's first Acting Ist Sgt., and
we saw the second come and go.
S. We've got a new Skipper now
who has had 8 years of Army ex-
perience. He has sailed the Seven
Seas, and he's soldiered in Pana-
ma, the Philippines,. China, and
Japan, land of the lotus blossoms
and squint-eyed cut-throats. Meet
our new ist Sgt., Bill Jenkins. A
real soldier and a good guy who
doesn't mind a glass of beer-once
awhile..
SPORT PAGE: After getting
away on a slow start, Lt. Emory's
ball team is clicking now like a
Browning machine gun in the
Solomon Islands. Paced by the
superb pitching of Pfc. Bernie
Giller, the "Fighting Ninth"
knocked off the 308th Signal Co.
by a score of 7 to 2. Besides doing
a consistently good catching job,
Pvt. Leon Wexier was a big help
to our Boys when he banged out
a homer with the bases loaded.
Sgt. Darbonne turned in his usual
fine performance at short. In case
you don't know it that guy has
got medals for ball playing. .
Anyhow we're ready to lick all
comers. If you're game, call Cpl.
Keefe, our hot 3rd baseman, for
a date.
AHEM, WE POINT WITH
PRIDE to the Commendation
from Capt. Gillet, Wing C. O. to
Lt. Scott, Squadron C. O.. which
was read to us mugs on Tuesday
morning. We were comended on
our smart appearance at a formal
inspection last Saturday. We were
also commended on our -progress
during the last month. The last
paragraph said in effect that our
Outfit has got the stuff to become
the'finest Wing in the Air Force.
Hotf Damn!
THRU THE KEYHOLE: We
hear that Pfc. Charlie Adams is
doing his wooing on the back
porch of a school house in Ybor
City. They say that this spot has
its tactical advantages .... Is that
right, Charlie?
rSeen in Tampa: "Jumping Joe"
Cpl. Pat Salerno swinging hand-
in-hand down Franklin St. with
a local belle. On nights he stays
in -Camp he sticks to his post-
the phone-for hours, just-to keep
in touch. .. .
Sgt. Stroub is another one of
those quiet lads gives the
impression he never looks at a
frill. But if you think he's anae-
mic, you ought to see that light
in his eye when a certain dark-
skinned little waitress at the Turf
Club casts a smile in his dirgc
tion. "Stroubie" says she's sun-
burned.
:We hear that Cpl. Mervish.and
Cpl. Gibson made the rounds wifh
the Fighting Ninth's Wolf Pack
last Saturday night. While having
a sip. at the Brass Rail, we hear
that one of the Star members of
the Pack got x-off at the juke box
and crashed his first through the
--iss front of the selector box.
at the hell-he put a nickel in
__ no music came out! Ya wanta
make something' of it.
Congratulations for recent pro-
motions are in order today too.
The four men who made Cpl. are.:
Earl Wilson, Tom Walden, John
Griffin, and Granville Hairston.
Also coming up the ladder with
Pfc. ratings are: Edward Hoage.
Bernard Giller, Paul Collier, and
Harold Straub. Here's to you fel-
lows, nice going.
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Thinks We'd Like to Know:
303th SERVICE GROUP Why was S. Sgt.'Kiefer so un-
By CPL. H. A. HORTON happy while home on furlough??
Where are the muscles that Sgt.
Thanks, Major Turner, for your Paterson sent for some time ago?
very interesting lectures given !Is it true that Pfc. De Rosa has
S o be held up to the cans to wash
last week. They were enjoyed by his mess kit?? When is T. Sgt
all the men and it has been sug- Parker going to invite the boys
gested that we be given more of in to see the hotel he bought
them on related subjects. some little time back? Will S.Sgt
Now that Pfc. Trott has been Gennerella's "puddle jumpers"
ever learn to play football?? Who


officially des
echelon, it i
be given all
of. such aug
Fellows, s
that all g
against. It h
all men of t
use their ov
purposes. I
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It's for our o
Pfc. "Reb
Kiefer have
from furlough
pride to the
came back
softball gamn
Hq Signal C
maid. They
first game "'
away., The s
Athletics
keynote aro
these days. '
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;ignated as of the 3rd
is requested that he
the respect due one
ust position.
ickness is something
ood soldiers guard
as been ordered that
;his organization will
vn cups for drinking
set's get behind this
ve it our full support.
own protection.
Del" Cool and S. Sgt.
returned to the fold
gh. They point with
fact that since they
the 309th has won a
ie against.the Hq &
:o., 9th Fighter Com-
claim that this is the
won since they went
core, 7 to 6.
has become a real
ound the Squadron
Two teams for volley
been entered in the
and the basketball
1 teams are coming
eat shape.' Only one
)ccured in the latter
nd that has been our
get the transportation


is the fatter, Cpl Brayer or Cpl
Kasprzak and why are you,
Kasprzak?? Was Cpl Ernst born
in that hole that surrounds him?
At this -time it is fitting that
the Squadron should take cogniz-
ance of the citation of the follow-
ing sentinels by our Squadron
Commander: Pvts. DeRose, Econ-
omou, Mills, Bubb and Guagliar-
do. Fellowvs, we're all proud of
you and the manner in which you
have been doing your job. Keep
up the good work.


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HQ. CO., REPTG. BAT.
503d A. W. REG.

REPORTS
By SGT. IRVING ROSENTHAL
SGT. LESTER SHEAR


Monday night, Oct. 19, th
bus loads of soldiers raced
town. Two buses were nice
quiet, but from the third a
full-hearted in volume if
sweet of tone, was heard. For
boys were en route to the P
Room of the Hotel Tampa
race for a gigantic, super-du
steak dinner party.
At the decorated Palm Ro
the boys were greeted by office
soldiers and their wives, and
geous gals. What a night! Ex
lent meal! Delightful music!
tertaininrg floor show!
Things the boys will rememi
The personality of that cute
in the patriotic shorts who 1
danced and smiled-and left
erybody smiling; the wait be:
eating; the one-inch steaks;
smooth dance music of Don Fr
cisco's orchestra; the white
form of Lt. Knox and his attr
tive wife's gown; the show
ship and swell playing of S.
Armstrong and his drums,
Clarke and his clarinet and
Johnson at the piano; the ev
present jitterbugs; the futile
forts of Cpl. Festa to obtain
date; the worried expression
First Sgt. Miller's face; S.
Gettis' slight case of stage fri
while doing a swell job as mas
of ceremonies; the elegant vo
izing of our own Pfc. Dick Tun
Cpl. John Kerr and Cpl. Ju
.Nappi; 1st Sgt. Dray and S.
Armstrong made nice appearar
:with their heart throbs; the
.pression on Sgt. Ness' face w.
he arrived convoyed by 35 g:
Registering the affair for p
terity was Pfc. Eugene Drop
and his camera. We hope
caught a shot of the numbers t
1st Sgt. Dray and S. Sgt. A
strong were escorting. First S
Miller wasn't doing badly eit]
The affair was enjoyed who
heartedly by all the guests, -
cers and enlisted men who
tended. All in all, the affair
a grand success, and we are de
ly indebted to S. Sgt. Gettis (
his gorgeous wife) for their spl
did efforts on behalf of the re
ment.
.That private who remained
camp and didn't go to the pa
because he's true to his dream
was revealed as Pvt. Reno Ra'
oli-he sleeps with his girl's I
ture under his pillow .
Quinn returned from his i
lough. ... Sgt. Joe Weinbren,
little Atlas, is doing a unique
in developing the muscles
bodies of his fellow soldiers.
Cpls. Nappi and Varrone, w
work together on the ice tru
intend to go into that busir
after the war. Who is t
sergeant who receives mail fr
his wife with her lipstick sea
on all letters .... Why does I
SNeuman always worry about
wife's doings? -Who is,,t
STampa U. student v.ho has (
Langin in a daze? S.
SArmstrong, Sgt. Clarke and
SJohnson are heard weekly o
station WDAE. Be taned in n
Thursday at 8:35 p.m.'if .you
interested in swing .... Pfc. A
Owens is learning to play the
to be able to play his gal a sw
lullaby.
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fore I something with I hal n--ustache fad
the 50Srd Sic.al Medical Detachment here in the outfit, lie has them all
'an- doing it. Yes, me too.
uni- If Tiny Tison (220 pounds)
rac- S --. ,s B would co-re in and go straight to
ian- b CL. DAN ed iwe wouldn't mind his taking
Sgt. By CPL. RUSS DBAN a nip or two. But no, he has to
Sgt. Since Capt. Warren Gilbert and wake every guy in the hutment to
Sgt. Lts. Seldeen and Kelly have tak tell them a new one he heard in
er K y e own. Maybe at Larry Ford's, huh,
ef- the boys under their wings and Ty?
n a shown them a few tricks out there e are hanging the crape to-
We are hanging the crape to-
,on on the gridiron, the detachment day. Our pride and joy. that hap-
Sgt. seems to have developed a fairly py flood of sunshine, Lt. Francis
eight
ster good football team. Although we Kelly,has left us Good luck lieu-
cal- did lose a game to the Base Med- t ten t n te aa
But then, to bring the balance
ner, ics, we feel that we gave a good back to our favor, we are happy
lius account of ourselves in spite of to announce the return of our
gces the fact that three of our regu-
ex- lars were out of the game on that
hen particular day.-
irls. Now that Cpl. Lumbardi has
pos- taken over the records, I wonder ,
kin if Peg gets her daily letter. What .
he about it, Joe?
hat I'm sure that it takes more than ;
rm- a mearto force a soldier to go out
heg. and stand in line for 30 minutes
e every night. Could it be a certain HE PALACE
oi- little number in Morrison's Cafe? L
at You tell us, Sgt. Horlacher. YBOR CITY'S LEADING
ats Now that Tech. Sgt. Barrie D.
was Bryant has returned from a re- J EW ELERS
and cent furlough to take the wheel
en- once again, things are back to 1520 7th Ave. YBOR CITY
egi- normal. "It is certainly great to
be back," says the Sarge. "We're EVERY PAY DAY BUY MORE
Small glad to have you back," was WAR BONDS AND STAMPS.
i at the boys' response.
arty
girl Well, well, ole Dan Cupid has
ai- finally succeeded in sending a Franklin St. Restaurant
pic- dart crashing into the heart of HOME OF -INE FOODS
Sgt. our own little Cpl. Geo. Eisenbert.
gur- If you want to see a homesick lad, At Ileasonable Prices
the stop in at the dispensary any time SJPANISH DINNERS
job and we'll be more than glad to 1400 Franklin S:rect
and point him out. Yes, sir.
Cpl. Floss has really started
who .. ...CV Al


ick,
less
;hat
rom
filed
Pvt.
his
;hat
Cpl.
Sgt
Sgt.
river
ext
are
.V.
uke
reet


Arsenic and Old Lace
Set for USO Road Tour
"Arsenic and Old Lace," "Jun-
ior Miss," and "You Can't Take
It With You" are among the le-
gitimate plays already selected by
USO-Camp Shows as part of the
1942-43 entertainment season. The
70 shows now scheduled for the.
22-week period beginning Nov. 22
almost triple the number compris-
ing last year's program.
Personal appearances by motion
picture stars, concert artists, name
bands and top talent from stage
and radio have also increased.
In step with the expanding
AEF, more and more units will
be sent out of the country to en-
tertain troops serving overseas.
SOFT LIGHTS AND MUSIC-
Men filing into the mess hall at
Moody Field, Ga., were puzzled
by the sudden appearance of some
little black boxes around the
walls. No sooner were they seated
than the mystery-makers bean
giving out with "I'll Be With You
in ApDle-Blossom Time." The
new atmosphere originates with
the chapel staff and brings in an
avalanche of phone calls request-
ing special favorites at the noon-
hour concerts.


UNION BAKERY
"REAL CUBAN BREAD OUR
SPECIALTY"
1506 9th Ave. Phone Y-4399



White Way

LAUNDRY .
2S06 Armenia Ave., Near Milchigan
Phone H-389S



Adams Kennedy
Whiting and Jefferson
Tampa, Fla.
Groceries, Tobacco, Candy
Notions



Always Say...

HOLSUM BREAD

Extra Fresh


TOWNSEND
Sash Door
& Lumber Co.
LUMBER & MILLWORK
ROOFING AND PAINT
-FHA LOANS-
PHONE H 4891
N. Romp & Fuller Street

SELDOMRIDGE
PHOTOGRAPHER
418 TAMPA ST.
Ground Floor
Hours Special
8 to 6 Appointments


ALBERTUS HOTEL
A Home Away From Home
956 Twiggs M-1339


ELITE CIGAR STORES
Football Scores by Direct Wire
WINE -- BEER CIGARS


400 Zack
207 Twiggs


Phone M 62-072
Phone M-1236


Flowers For Mother,
Sweetheart or Friend
POWELL'S INC., FLORIST
412 Tampa St. Ph. 2524
Open 'Til 7 P. M.



FERNANDEZ

RESTAURANT
Cuban Sandwiches A Specialty
1216 Franklin St.


DIXIE
Cleaners :: Laundry
Phones: M-1036, 4232



All Service Men are Welcome
BARCELONA CAFE
SPANISH RESTAURANT
Wines and Liquors
Phone S2142 Open All Night
4714 Nebraska and Osborne


WELCOME TO

HOTEL KNOX
TOM BRYSON, Manager
Lafayette & Jefferson


Phone H-3787
McASKILL MUSIC STORES
Radios and Repairing
Sound and Inter Communicating
Systems
Authorized C.pehart and Scott
Radio Service
1116 Grand Central


TWIN PALMS
Beer Wines Soft Drinks
Sandwiches Our Specialty
DANCING COOL RESTFUL
Howard Ave. at Columbus Dr.


Armenia Floral Gardens
"Really Fresh Flowers"
Corsages 'n Everything
Ph. S 55-341. 4500 Armenia Ave.


Servicemen Are Welcome
Day or Nite at

CHILD CAFE
501 Franklin St.



Elliston's Drug Store
Phone H 1645
Fountain Service and Lunches
202 W. Lafayette St., TAMPA


Capt. Gilbert, who is our new
company commander.
We are terribly sorry to say that
Cpl. Richard Wadley is in the
MacDill Station Hospital, but
hope he will be with us real soon.-
SSgt. Beach, you do have your
troubles, don't you? Even Uncle
Sam won't believe yoy are mar-
ried.
Lt. Kinder, may we express our
sympathy-but we are under the
impression that pixies do not fly
away.
The boys are jumping Pfc.
George Cady for not having their
mail. But he just laughs it off
with, "If you don't write, how do
you expect to get any mail?"
Thing's are surely different
sincee Sgt. Barney Reeves was
transferred to the Headquarters
Company. It is our loss and their
gain. A better rebel never walked
on two feet. Good luck. Rebus.
We wonder why Lt. Buttermore
was so sure that he had no items
for this column.
Set. Chet Krause of the Base
Medics and our own Sgt. Hor-
lacher needn't ask me to go to
town with them any more. No,
sirree.

CULP LUMBER CO.
'Everything to Build Anything'
Millwork Made To Order
500 Packwood
Pi.. H 1862 -:- Tampa


SERVICEMEN

Alfredo Y Familia
Fancy Groceries Free Delivery
1601 N. HOWARD AVE.
DIAL H 25-564


LAFAYETTE HOTEL
E. A. CLAY, Manager
120 West Lafayette Street
East Side of bridge
Phone M-5588


FOR. PROMPT AND
COURTEOUS SERVICE

Latin-American Laundry
1,Or E. Columbus Dr., Ph. Y 1673


Prescriptions
Home Made Ice Cream

DEITZ DRUG STORE
FRUR DELIVERY
931 S. llowiard Ave. Ph. H 4:185


Jerzy Hrynkiewicz
MILITARY TAILOR

NOW LOCATED AT

430 W. Lafayette St.



HOLSUM LUNCH
REASONABLE PRICES
Home Cooked American Meals
O.ur Specialty: Fried .Chicken
and T Bone Steaks
714 Grand Central Ave.,


"The.-Place to Meet and Eat"
Matthew's Corner
Fountain and Luncheonette
Liquors Wines Beer
We Deliver
Lafayette & Tampa, Ph. M 1242



Seaboard Restaurant
Spaghetti a Specialty
Sandwiches Cakes Drinks
Courteous and Prompt Service
Appeiizing Home Cooking
1901 Second Ave., M. Russo, Prop.

"A GOOD PLACE TO EAT"
POST OFFICE CAFE
C. D. Kavakos, Prop. Dinners,
Plate Lunches, Beer, Wines &
Cold Drinks, Pies and Pastries.
406 Zack Street Tampa, Fla.



GOODY GOODY
For Quality at The.
Right Price-"No Tips"
1119 FLORIDA AVE.


SERVICE MEN
LA NUEVA ERA
Fancy Groceries Fresh Meats
3018 Armenia Ave.
Ph. H 46-174 Free Delivery


Service Men Always Welcome

La Gloria Restaurant
Fine Spanish Food and
Sandwiches
3103 Armenia Ave.
Phone H 33-521


MARY ELLEN FLOWER
AND GIFT SHOP
Get That Special Gift Here, for
Sweetheart or Mother
1311 Grahd Central
Next to Big Orange


CRENSHAW'S
(Wholesale)

Fruits -:- Vegetables
Phone 2623

EVERY PAY DAY BUY MORE
WAR BONDS AND STAMPS.
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October 30, 1942


D REW* FIELD ECHOES


ARMY SPECIAL

Till November 7th

Five Fully Mounted and One
8x10 Photographs-


$5.95




Park Photo Studio
438 W. Lafayette
Four Doors From Park Theater



REMOVAL NOTICE







October 30, 1942 DREW FIELD ECHOES Page 7


1st Repg. Co.- 564th S.A,W. Bn. 59th AVN. SQ.

PLANT FItED DISH'N DIRT
By Sgt. J. B. HaZrj- -': By CPL. JAMES C. GRAY
Well, the Column iii rtil h.e, Well, fellows, a number of you;
a bit worse :c-. tlj- ,'. er. altei have just begun reading the col- of
that football gjrr.e itii tWe0 505th umn appearing here each week-- B
Let's use bol-:., n.ri ii.:.1 tirue, even if it is a brain-wracking af-
it would mak.:- the gaie a. hit!-e fair. I think more of you should Co
more interesirn. All biddingg read-no, not necessarily the col-
aside, they re 1ll, re ad a nri:c ksi umn. Anything that will give H,
including so',.': :.,oJ1 rl.-,ckrs.l you more. information and a p,
Don't take m '... 'l .ri- it Ju :t broader view of the things that
ask Cpl. McDcrn:. '.hL.':e ,rws-. ri1- should be a part of you. As soon lo
address is Sttir:.n H,>ial.lil Mac- as we get our reading room, it w:
Dill Field. ,. will be just all right. th
As you know, Lt.'.( 'i iThe MacDill fellows came over ab
athletic director, andi a :. l-- one' for a little beating Sunday .. m
at that. It isn't just a .Il itl i lYea, it was a "little" beating: the til
him, but a real i l:...- !.nd iI,b: score. 8 to 7. Such a margin at
that is the reason ht- *:.' IL.' doesn't warrant a worthy men- gc
splendid cooperation frci '.ii th-: tioning. The boys played a pretty ac
men. We dc.n' l1 i-.r.-" i"F'', i.t.ii fair game-so the fellows tell me.
officer on ti,.: p,.:.t .. : .i -: I'm never the judge. At the T;
more genui...- rntEirr. st f]i- tl' .i- next game I hope to be present cr
lows' enter-- i'r e- "-l. lli iLr- i-, so that I can see Drew Field give he
and begori i ; .: : s.'.Ie i MacDill a decent licking.. So far, ar
Michael O'I-i.a e's i i a g.:-. .,oi we have won only one game-out, ar
on the fiel.:i n-i .: :i..o ':f an of two played.. .. Not a bad av- se
athlete. .,erage, eh? he
That bunch of -':ag weed "this What would you say if you were ex
'week goes to PFC" Cariton for the judge of a certain situation?
hearing a sweat shiit off the They tell me that it is more in ac
wrong guy. Was Caritof's face red the man than it is in the land. lo
when he f-....r.:l u:.ti ..lih.;t t '."" Wh.at about that, Sgt. Hilton Pru- Pa
STABLE GcOSSIP. Pfc.. Dlnl itr D):l you think because an- sh
Hennings. pra..'. inE Pir. -L:'ovd. t.ih.tr it pe was added to the two th
Ring. not il.1at :.e* .' ',i.re .'to va.:, -Lr-.idy. had made any dif- th
POLLY piIt.: Irng- OiU1~i'.';e'; it tol-t:.": 6 the Senorita? Maybe dl
Cpl. Jefferi,- h a a '..orri.d mind, th.: -..ir.ietition is a. little too
don't you, Jffi' Wonder whv .Pie. 'r.:.n; \.'hat do you think about sh
Freeman i'.iinerc d.::sn't sn-ioke jt' Y.-.1 want to say it's the 23
better cigar= It c.,uld be .that i :oM. We realize that a "buck" to
brunette a: the factu-rv V'-Ailu.hifQ. s'-. g''t has it tough when a Tl
Congratiul t.ions rto Pt'c HorD- "Staff" and a "First" once start Pi
beck; he just retam.ied.rtnim 'Iacr; pouIin-lit.g his-trail. I still think it's we
ing an' eight-pound bo. H .,an, m'-inre than the stripes. ar
Sthe boy air- doirrng l. .. A PPt. Andrew James, I thought C)
lot of luck to S Sgt.'Hoi'lon 4who or'li arm was badly hurt. Or was "
is. leaving for OCS brin Oober it youl hand? Well, anyway, don't Si
30th. He will surely he- .'tise you think your some other lo
aroundd the- company ., Dart of 'our body will be a bit e'v
Have you cover ioliedlthie array bandaged if what I hear is true? Gn
of unusual nadei c'h,4i:U'Compa- "N.uff .-d. ar
ny "rooster"? We -iunmbId 'theru Ba.be Ruth still swings a mighty to
all up-the o:th'.r dcta-ani proured bat r,:terence, Sgt. George Os-
them out in tihe follbrowing.'Sly: bornr:e ha
Once up.i-n a time' ther- l'ed Pvt John Braynon. why don't 0.
a g!r :at KING inr th:e t-L.' ILETT Vy:u c,: t.:, town some time? I know Go
of DALBERG. Hei- wa"ICHTEFFO tile .. t'ey wouldn't mind. She
the whole surrounding country, trusts you-as though you don't fic
Across the LEE lived'--a--poor know that. La
farmer's daughter and she REY- Take care, beware, the big bad fr(
NA over that part, and how! wolf is prowling the streets. You'll H(
Now the KING was a great find also the cradles in the street tou
HUNTER and shot no BLANKS. -they are being rocked gently.
One BRIGHT MUNDAY while The hand that rocks the cradle
riding over the HILL after a rules the world .... Well, in this an
heavy BLIZZARD, the KING case, I don't know so much about IN
spied the lassie in her room feel- the ruling, but the cradles are be- in:
ing LOWE. Dismounting. he ing rocked-call desk.
sneaks up to the door and peeps What a grand day Saturday
through the KEHOE and what he will be. Yes, that is right. It is er;
saw was no RIDDLE to him. He Hallowe'en. Do you think that up
sees her FRUEND is no other than will be the real reason for such inm
the PRINCE. Tbe.KINGb.eingno.. hanoiness? It's just fortunate that
MINER himself calls in, "I say Hallowe'en falls on such a day.
there, m'dear, I'll have my STEW- Otherwise it wouldn't mean a
ART lock the PRINCE in the thing. How about that, fellows?
GARRISON and you come with Don't get as broke as I did.
me. We'll take DE LONG trip to See you next week.
the city of McCARVILLE and --
make HAY, HAY there. You Who's Important?
know, I'm quite HANDY myself.
Shall I give you a RING? Captain Florence MacDonald.
With a thrust of her BUSS, the assistant chief nurse -at Lovell
maiden replied, "NADING doing, General Hospital in Australia, met
Butch; you BARKLEY up the the four-vear-old son of General
.wrong tree. WATTS more you can Douglas MacArthur while she was
take a flying leap into the nearest serving on Corregidor. Young Ar-
CLAMPITT. In other words, thiTMIacA-thfA, refers tactics to
WEERTS to you. 'strategy. When.Nurse MacDonald
The old KING sadly rode back asked if he intended to be a gen-
over the HILL.
Pfc. LoydL DeLong is selected
this week as "SOLDIER OF THE
WEEK." for the commendable
work he has done at the motor STAR KOSHER
pool. His superiors say he is one
of the most valuable men in the DELICATESSEN
Thole Battalion, that his services All Kinds of Herring, Lox and
.)e practically indispensable. He Smoked Fish. Imported and Do-
is capable of filling not only his mestic Cheeses. Kosher Wines.
Al0 Kinds of Sandwiches
own job but any in the motor All Kids of Sandwiches
pool. He has proven himself a Open Till 11 P.M.
good example for any man in our 805 Gr. Central, Ph. H 29-842
Company. Just follow his philo-
sophy: "Not only be able to do
your own job well, but be able
to help out in other places when For the Best Home
needed."
Made
Time available for TRAINING
is limited. Make the inost of every 0 Chocolates
minute.Bon-Bons
WELCOME SOLDIERS on n

VICTOR CAFE Hard Candies
BEER WINES Guava Jelly
1324 Franklin Ph. M-7240
BILL BAILEY, Prop. Salted Nuts
Member V.F.W. & A.M. Legion


KNIGHT BROS.
PAPER CO.
612 Bell Phones 4205 4204
Purpose" 707 FLORIDA AVE.
"A Paper for Every Purpose OPPOSITE Y.M.C.A.


Plotting Company, 564th

DOTS AND DASHES
By SGT. E. S. PERRY
A happy addition to our staff
officers is 2nd Lt. Charles M.
ancraft. Welcome to the best
company in the Battalion.
Now that Chaga, Dickerson, the
engles, Mumaw, Roark and
upo are back from their fur-
ughs there should be a lot to
rite next week when they spill
eir stories. Cpl. Roark tells
bout the girl from Akron he
et in Washington; that's one
Ime the Hengle boys were asleep
the switch, but if they're real
ood, Roark will give them her
address.
And speaking of women, Cpl.
alareck and Tobias seem to be
ossed up on the same one. Sure
ope there's no double there. Yes,
id Griffin has been walking
found in a dream since his dream
nt her picture; at the last count
e's only shown it 16 times to
-ery man in the Company.
That 1st Reporting Company
ross the aisle has been crowing
ng and loud about their Com-
ny being so good. How about
.owing them how much better
e Plotting Co. is at anything
ey choose? Anything from tid-
e-de-winks to touch football.
A pedometer last Tuesday
owed that Helmey walks about
Smiles a day. That's why a hike
him would be like a day off.
he march last Monday to Sul-
hur Springs turned out OK, the
weather being ideal for swimming
id everything during the break.
Dl. Norton sure could be the
Mr. Five by Five" the Andrew
sters sing about he's getting'to
ok more and more like a banker
'ery day. Believe it or not-
rayson is making those hikes
id they're just about twice as
ugh for him. Good work.
Before we say good-bye, a big
and to two more men slated for
C.S., Cpl. Butts and Blaser.
ood luck.
Flash Just Received: A new of-
cer for our Company, 2nd Lt.
lymour Feldman, transferred
om the 2nd Reporting Company.
ere's for a happy and successful
ur of duty.
Your biggest duty to yourself,
.d your country today is TRAIN-
TG. Put everything you've got
to it.

al like his father when he grew
i, the boy replied, "Naw. I'm go-
g to be a CORPORAL!"


OVER 100,000 STRICKLAND SANDWICHES WERE
CONSUMED BY SOLDIERS IN TAMPA DURING
THE MONTH OF OCTOBER.

STRICKLAND SANDWICH SHOP
315 E. COLUMBUS DRIVE
Sa e --am-..iac8aiB8iSi, ilae


Notice to Soldiers


Pepsi-Cola


Hits the Spot Again!


As a service and appreciation to our men in

uniform, we will make a 200-word recorded




-"VOICE LETTER"

And Mail It Home for You

ABSOLUTELY FREE OF CHARGE

See the Recording Engineer at your Field. If he

is not there now, he will be in the near future




PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.

OF TAMPA


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DREW FIELD ECHOES


Page 7


October 30, 1942


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October 30, 1942


Pa~ie 8 PREW FIELD ECHOES


A Hearty Welcome Awaits You In St. Petersburg


The friendly beaches, at St.
Petersburg, Pass-A-Grille, St.
Petersburg Beach, Treasure
Island, Madeira Beach and
Redington Beach offer the ut-
most in recreation to be found
on the West Coast of Florida.
The clear, sparkling waters of
the Bay and the Gulf provide
unlimited bathing. Boats, both
large and small, are always
available for pleasure trips.
Easily reached within less
than an hour by car or bus
from Tampa.
Service Men- JEWELRY and
GIFTS for Every Member of
the Family.
Wrapped and Mailed for Your
Convenience-Anywhere.
PARAMOUNT GIFT SHOP
322 Central Ave. St. Petersburg


: For a Plentiful Supply of Pure'
Crystal Clear Ice, gall


ICE SERVICE

COMPANY
Phone 8455 123 10th St., So.
St. Petersburg


Phone 7330 Phone 4397

GENERAL

MATERIALS CO.

Distributors Pre-Mixed Con-
crete
CONCRETE BLOCKS
S'l E. Peterson. 601 24th St., So.
St. Petersburg



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I


IT'S BETTER

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11 9th St. South. Ph. 6339
' Steaks Sea Foods Chicken
Dinners
WINES AND LIQUORS
S"The Coldest Beer in St. Pete"

PARISIAN. CLEANERS
48 HOUR SERVICE
148 Central Ave.
Phone 8631


Penn Coffee Shop
325 4th Street North
Opp. Penn Hotel
Home Cooked Foods
Soft Drinks
Ice Cream and Sundaes
WILSONS COFFEE
Served Exclusively

St. Petersburg, Fla.


TIRES
A tire which will go
10,000 miles
at 50 miles per hour
will go
18,000 miles
at 35 miles per hour


wI


V-153


:EVERY PAY DAY BUY -MORE
WAR BOND% AND STAMPS.

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Headquarters for Service Men
BEER LIQUOR WINE
172 Central Av. Phone 6133
St. Petersburg. Fla.

Bowling Center,. Inc.
Cor. 1st Ave. So. and 2nd St.
12 Brunswick 20th Century
SAleys


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Betty ;C. Mitchell, Mgr.
746 Central Ave. St. Petersburg
Phone 7864
"Your Home Away from Home"
Yon Are Always Welcome
A phone In Every Room
Hot and Cold Water All Times

Mostellar's Sundries
ICE CREAM AND COLD
DRINKS
201 9th St. So.
Opp. Seaboard Station

DINE AND DANCE
THE COTTAGE
2102 4th Street North
WINE AND BEER
HAROLD BROWN, Mgr.


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19 1st St. No. Phone 6720
Air Cinditioned, Private
Dining Rooms, Chinese and
American Meals


At St- Petersburg

Sportsman Billiard Parlor
228 Central Avenue

St. Pete, Fla., Phone 50-612

Paramount Bowling
Alleys
Yon are Invited to viit our
modern and up to date alleys
880 4th Ave. S. PFone 7,50

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142nd St. So.
Specializing In
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Moving of All Kinds
Local and Long Distance

Terminal Van Lines
and
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325 9th Street So.
5577 -Phones 7182
St. Petersburg, Fla.


BIG CRAB TAVERN
760 Central Ave.
Good Food Good Drinks
Good Music
SPECIALIZE IN SEA FOODS:
AND SANDWICHES
St. Petersburg


WELCOME AND GOOD LUCK ...
To the Army Boys of St. Petersburg Replacement Center

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601 1st Ave., North St. Petersburg, Fla. PHONE 5593


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-I-- II~-~-~--


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MEET YOUR BUDDIES AND ENJOY YOURSELF
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THE CHATEAU U
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Welcome to the Sunshine City
of

ST. PSETERSBUIRG
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Their Families Enjoy Them-
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LONG DISTANCE MOVING
SiFUR STORAGE
ALL LOCAL SERVICES


Southern Transfer & Storage Co., Inc.
2161 FIFTH AVE., SOUTH -:- PHONE 7190
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA




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OPEN 6 A.M. TO I A.M.



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PaSe 9


OeoC G192DE-IEDEHE


Lessons That Live

How to Grow Old in 3 Minutes
Yes, I was one of those so-called


HQ. & HQ.SQ.
THIRD FIGHTER COMMAND

SEA BREEZES
By PVT. ALVIN M. AMSTERI


"hot pilots" who are so crazy Winter must be here. John Ashe
about flying that they'll fly any- has been falling out for roll call
thing they can get a propeller to in his overcoat .. Big-hearted
turn on. Notice that I said WAS. Bob True, formerly of the outfit,
invited Sgts. Earl (Junior, the
The only ships we had at Eglin First) Duncanand Sam Palmer
Field at the time were some old for Sunday dinner. True prepared
-PB-2's and there was a lot of talk an excellent meal, and afterward
about grounding them. Naturally, Sam washed dishe s while Earl
since that would mean no more dried them. "Simon Legree" True
flying, we argued valiantly (al- said the boys did a super-super
though we knew better) that they job. Sign 'ea up as permanent
were fine ships and perfectly safe. Ps, Sgt. Martin.
We'd work on them ourselves, to Frank Manassa and Joe Com-
keep them in as good condition as merford are still convalescing at
,possible. MacDill Hospital.
On a beautiful afternoon last Novelties: Next week we should
,fall I started for Orlando in one like to publish a complete list of
.of them. Looking back now, it all men who talk in their sleep.
seems to me, I had a hunch some- How's about informing your cor-
:thing was going to happen, respondent who these individuals
The old Curtiss Conqueror en- are?
gine, however, purred like a cat Congratulations to Cpl. and
'full of cream and my misgivings Mrs. Pillittere. Their baby girl ar-
:vanished. Suddenly I noticed rived at MacDill Hospital last
4- moke coming out of the engine. Sunday morning. Mother and
cut the throttle and ignition, baby Bernadine doing fine.
-.'but' the smoke' got worse and Sgt. Bill Sanders claimed that
;flames began to creep out from was blood on his hanky the other
under the cowling. I looked for m-orning. But Eudell's blood isn't
.a place to set it down, and spotted .that.anemic looking, is it Bill? As
:a little field that I might get it for y6u, Sgt.-Photographer Wil-
into in a pinch. There was plenty liams, .those .weren't red paint,
of room to jump, but all I could smears on your shirt sleeves,
,think of was another PB-2 we either.
'had back in Eglin which .had no One promotion up to writing'
.wings. If I could save the wings time. Al Glassen is now Techni-
on my ship, we could put them clan 4th Grade. Won't Hazel be
on the wingless one and we'd still delighted now, Al? That certain-
,have something to fly! private is still sweating it out.
The smoke got thicker and the George Chase returned from
heat was terrific..But I was bound furlough (minus his mustache)
to keep the flame and smoke out and received htree days KP as
.f my face. At 500 feet, as I level- his welcome back. Di Lorenzo,
ed off to glide in, the fingers of one of the new boys, also pulled
fire shot back and the cockpit KP.
became a raging inferno. When Some additions to headquarters
my pants began to burn and I staffs this week included Art
felt raw flame against my skin Lepre and Bustraam in A-1, Cas-
I knew I had waited too long. better in A-3, and Curtin and
,:Which would it be-burn to death Mitchell in Ordnance. At the Or-
in the plane or jump and fall to derly Room, George Dorwart
iny death? I simply fell over the picked up Corey as an assistant,
side, pulling the ripcord as I fell. while Sgt. John Hill added Clark-
The 'chute opened and almost and Copher to his section. Herm
simultaneously I -hit the ground. Cohn is the clerk at Maj. Wil-
I was blistered, my clothes were liams' Engine' School.
burned off me, but I was alive. The iron men: Sgts. Bill Wahl
The plane was a total wreck, and Bill Kollar. Last Sunday after
I grew old as a pilot.in those swimming at Clearwater Beach,
flaming few :.i!.,t.t: they didn't pick up anything, so
------ they finished the day off with a
'HDQS., 552nd S.A.W.S. BN. few hours of bicycle riding.
Odell Alcorn. 'Hugh Andes and


SIGNALS
By CPL. GEORGE W. SEXTON
Under the competent direction
of Lt. William E. Varney, volley
lall courts erected by the 552nd
,Signal (S) are resounding with
'oome fast and furious competitive
plying between the teams from
Ahe various Companies of the
;'52nd. Hqs & 'Hqs. Co.; undisputed'
starring team t-6 date, 'has left a,
,trail.of bewildered defeated non-
plus teams in their wake of
;mashing. victories piling up a
record of 5 wins and no.defeats.
Other teams representing Plotting
fCo., 1st Reporting 'Co.,' 2ndRe-
porting Co., and the Medical Ddpt.
.are still in the play,.showing stiff
Competition in all -their games.
*rhe boys from Hqs. & -Hqs. Co.
are keeping their eyes on Plotting
Company team No. 1 which has
,managed to come up with 3 wins
and no defeats.
S'-V notes from the various com-
panies: 1st Sgt. ,Summer V. Blaha
and his lovely wife (someone
/i-'ould get a rating for this) took
,, ,a local Tamp.a movie the other
5ight and according to his story
ithe following episode occurred.-
itt so happened that a man and
ihis wife were wheeling a baby
biuggie up the .theatre aisle when
suddenly the woman screamed,
"John, that's not our baby." Her
husband broke into a sprint
shouting to his wife, "Shut up, it's
a better buggie."
1st Reporting Comoanv claims
the best "Mess. St." in the army
in T.Sgt. James Blazeck who gets
'cur congrats for adding that extra
chevron to his sleeve last week.



C010!Pf1. i:TF,
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Meii ,ts. Poultry. Grocerieq. tand,
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Line Karches are this week's ad-
dition to the Happy Shackpappies.
Potential member: "B u n n y"
GrQssman, whose .wife arrives
from NYC Sunday.
.Carpenters Cecil Myers, John
Goodwin and O'Neil, with help
from Fontenot, Shields and Lew
Williams, fixed up nice headquar-
ters for the Signal Section in the
Telegraph Building. Wonder who
Signal'l be sending over for
cokes?
Why does Tom Bulger always-
hitch to Pass-a-Grille on his days
eoff?
Our loss is the other outfits'
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Special Iv.itations ,to All
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-gaihis. Sgt.,. 'Gigolo" Melincon,
Frank "Buck" Mataya, Freeman,
DeVito, Case, Clare and DeGrazie
all were transferred to the 9th
Fighter Command. Chionchio
went to the 10th Wing.
Look out for Air Crew wings to
sprout soon on Milliken, Haddock,
Minnich, Ben Myers, Prince,
Thoma s, Chandler, "Ghandi"
Frederick, Marcum, Rubin, Shev-
ock, George Williams, Kritak and
Salmon. The boys are permitted
to wear such. appurtenances ($5
word) .
HOT DOTS .Joe Olivier
says, "No more Saturday nights
for me." M. Sgt. Brown won
last week's football pool of $6 ...
Both Major Cassidy and Major
Gilmer were telephone company
men before coming into Signal.
S. .Curtis Harvey, the exercise
football hero .... Notice how early
Joe Rarus has been going to bed
these past nights? Found:
One man slower than your corre-
spondent-Herm Cohn.... Sotak
says hitch-hiking is so educational
S. Payday and Hallowe'en to-
gether tomorrow night. WOW!
Poor Tampa! Artice Adams
looked slick in his WO uniform
he wore before shoving off for
his new assignment at Will Rogers
Field Mal Holden, a former
farm boy who has quite a back-
ground in animal raising .
John Ashe (his birthday is Nov..
2) kpows all the hillbilly songs
that the Smoky Mountain Boys
sing daily over that Sarasota ra-:
dio station. .... Phil Burke and
"Jingle Jangle" Genkel are back
after a few days rest at the in-
firmary. .. Miss Carabello
claimed she -chopped up her fin-
gers when the meat grinder
slipped. ... John "Wolf" Wilson,
"Bunny" Bunn and Bill Gowan
were really boning up for the Red
Cross First Aid Instructors course.
.. Another pair of squeaky GI
shoes belong to Sgt. Holtz, of Sig-
nal Hq Don't forget to give us
the names of the guys who talk
in their sleep.
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WHAT MAKES :

AN OFFICER!

It isn't the bars on his shoulder.
It isn't the way he walks or
talks, either.
It's not the way he dresses, nor
his snappy salute. No, it's none
of these. It's the little things he
does that makes or breaks an of-
ficer in the eyes of his men. Take
that night on a four-day maneu-
ver, for instance. A truck driver
had been behind the wheel of his
vehicle for eight hours when the
word went down the line that all
driving lights would be doused,
and the column would continue
toward its destination in blackout.
He's a crack driver, among the
best, but even the best of them
get tired sometimes, and an offi-
cer who was riding in that truck
knew this. He nudged the sleepy-
eyed driver, motioned him to the
back, and then slipped behind the
wheel himself. The tired soldier
slept the sleep of a contented baby
for four solid hours while the of-
ficer drove.
If hell. were his destination and
Tokyo, Rome and Berlin were
just stopping off places, we'd fol-
low a man like that. Yep, men, it's
the little things he does that make,
or break that-man you're saluting.
(From the.Armored Castle, Ft.
Benning, Ga.)
TRAINING
Training is a challenge to your
patriotism. The more you put itfo
your .training, the more patriotic
you are.

Attention! Dancing
By One Who Knows!
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WASHOUTS
By CPL. TULY UNGER
As we go to press for the last
time, a strange nostalgic feeling
overcomes me. No longer will our
good friend, Jess Zimmerman,
have to heckle or harangue, or
even argue for us to meet the old
deadline. In fact, this is the last
deadline for the Washouts. But
the old colunm has'-not been
"washed out." The name will re-
main, I hope, even though the
Service 'Men Always 'Welcome
Sulphur Springs Cafe
,We Specialize in Home Cooked
Food, Chicken; Steak and
Chop Dinners
Surphuir Springs, Arcade Bldg.


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Whitney 2,000 h.p. engine; for pursuit
work at highest altitudes.i


material will change. You can all
breathe a sigh of relief now, es-
pecially our printer, who some-
how or other, could never de-
cipher the symbols I always em-
ployed.
Our Sweat Box seems to have
caught some people's attention,
since there was some comment on
it.
The score on our Sweat Items
has changed considerably. Pfc.
McGarry has been honorably dis-
charged, since by the time this is
published he will be happily mar-
ried. Our school days have begun
all over again. It seems that some
of us, including myself, sweated
so much that our prayers have
been answered and we are off to
school-Miami Beach.
Not only the successful candi-
dates can breathe more securely
now, but Miss Roberts, who has
been a pal to all of us prospective


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officers, can live a more enjoy-
able life. I, for one, appreciate
what you have done for us, and to
say "thanks a million" would be
a gross understatement of our
feelings. With such people as you
to make life a little more worth-
while we can't help but enjoy all
our memories and reminiscent
periods in the future.
Fortunately for me at this writ-
ing, one thing has cleared up-
I've often wondered why we need
a two-ocean navy. Now I see-
with men like myself going to
school-we will certainly need it.
I beat you to the punch that time,
Bill.
To all of youse guys and gals
-who have helped us to make our
little niche in Tampa and Drew
Field, thanks.
Until sometime when we all
may meet again after this little
fracas is over, good luck.

Did He Send It Back?
The most surprised man in
Northern Ireland was Cpl. Jack
McNamara of the armored forces
when he received a package from
his wife in Chicago at a recent
mail call. The contents were all
ladies' unmentionables, sent him
by mistake by a department store
which got the orders mixed. Now
what should a man do? It costs so
much to send them back, and with
the shortage of such garments
over there and all, and all... .It
has Cpl. McNamara puzzled.
TRAINING
Your job may not seem impor-
tant now-but your work is vital
to the efficient operation of your
unit. Remember, the cook in your
kitchen is just as important and
necessary as the bombardier in the
plane, although not quite so glam-
orous.


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BUSIEST RENDEZVOUS dui-
ing the week has been the Palnr
Room of the Tampa Terrace. Ad-
miral Kaufman, U. S. Navy, was
host at a Navy Day dinner or
Tuesday night. More than 50C
persons crowded the beautiful
place. Three was nothing but
standing room when your reporter
arrived. After shaking hands with
Wilson and the rest of his boys,
I dashed off to the Hi-Hat Club,
where I learned that "Tiny" Jim-
my Licate, the singing bartender,
will enter the Army next week.
Sgt. Don Flynn and two other
boys in the Service are wondering
how Jimmy, who scales over 340
pounds in his socks, and the Mess
Sgt. will get along at Camp
Blanding! .,. .
SDanny Brown, co-proprietor of
The Jewel Box has promised the
boys a new band for next week.
I, am advised it will be a Miami
importation. .
Rudy Vallee has nothing on
Sgt. Jeiry DeBonis, Plant Field,
who has been entertaining his
guests by singing Irish numbers.
*
The PADDOCK BAR threw a
big party in honor of Pvt. E.
Nelson, of MacDill. Happy
birthday said Pvt. and Mrs. J.
F. Sherman, Corp. E. W. Thech-
berry, Pvt. Alex Snyder, and
Pvt. and Mrs. George Usend, of
New Jersey. More happy birth-
days to you, Pvt. Nelson. .
Spotted Sgt. and Mrs. W. L..Mc-
Carty on the dance floor. They
'must hail from Hollywood--
what a dance team!
Pvt. David McMahan, a hillbilly
from Kansas, who doesn't ride a
horse but sings like Gene Autry,
was at the Seabreeze, Victor Lica-
ta's spot on the bay. ... Have seen
a lot of the boys with roller skates
under their arms. Is it because
the taxis have quit running out
to the'fields-or do the gals have
the mechanized vehicles these
days? Or, mebbe, they were head-
ing for the Coliseum Skating Rink
who knows -who knows! .
Does any one know that cutie
that Staff Sgt..Joe Meyer, editor
of the Flyleaf, paraded through
the Floridan Cocktail Lounge last
Thursday night? Is she from Cle-
veland, too, Sgt.?...
Noticed a few girls in tears last
week. The 118 pound Casaiova


of MacDill field, Sgt. John G.
Swannson, was advised to move
on to greener pastures, meaning
another field. And did he move!
WHOA!-HE WAS THIS-
BIG! If you spot someone 6'4"
about town who looks like Slim
Summerville of the movies, its
Pfc. Walter Clark, of Plant field
and Toledo, Ohio. No, professor,
those things that look like gon-
dolas on his feet are specially-
made G. I. shoes! ...
*
Pvt. John Grochi, of MacDill,
believes in doing his Xmas shop-
ping early. Eyed him at Bryn-
Alan Studios getting swell photos
of himself to mail to his best two
girls--his mother and his wife
bdck in Springfield, N. J. .
4* *
Heard Pvt. Duffy say something
about a ring-what kind, Joe-
phone or wedding? ... Staff Sgt.
Harry (Jockey) Webb, of MacDill,
is going to ride again-this time
it looks like down the middle-
aisle stretch-with plenty of wed-
ding bells. You're a winner again,
Sgt. Webb. She's a sweet gal.
Lots of happiness and good luck.
1


Sgt. Joe Kolasinski of MacDill
is doing okay, thank you. He
sports two girls while making the
rounds before the midnight cur-
few. Why? You should hear him
sing. I bet they miss him in
Pennsylvania!
Ed Warner gave the men
who flock to his Davis Island
Coliseum Skating Siink a treat
the other night. Lt. Hugh
O'Laine, Drew Field, holder
of the silver medal for free
style and figure skating and
runner-up" in 1939 for the
United States championship,
performed for the edification
of hundreds who attended.
Three cheers for Lt. O'Laine
and three more for Mr. War-
ner.
Talking about singers, Pvt. Ed
Jester, of Drew Field and St.
Louis, does very well. Try "I Love
No One But You" next time.
Maybe she'll believe you ...


JTM PACKARD'S Floridan
Cocktail Lounge is another of
those busy rendezvous for the
smart set. One must get there
early---so, don't forget about the
early bird .... Meet me there at
seven chimes tonight!
THE MEDICAL DEPT. of Mac-
Dill Field held a big dinner at
the nationally known Columbia
Restaurant in Ybor City Tuesday
night, at which Col. Craigo was
guest of honor. More than 100
medical. officers of the field pre-
sented Col. Craigo with a beauti-
ful gift-a token of friendship
ald, 'as Winchell would say, com-
radeship. Casimiro and Lawrence
Heriandez, genial hosts of: the
Columbia, gave the all-out sign to
their chef, Pijuan, who prepared
one of the dishes he once con-
cocted for the late King of Spain.

"Let's go to Rubin's" seems to
be the slogan of many of the offi-
cers and men of Tampa's Army
fields. They.claim that the Rubin
brothers-Manuel and Jose are
really excellent when it comes to
preparing a Victory-dish.

P. S.-The gals' band at the
Hi-Hat must not like your re-
porter. They won't, or cannot,
play the "Bacin" Street Blues.
Will you request it for me?
Thanks-and until next week!


SOLDIERS
ALWAYS WELCOME
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Frank J. Hynes, Manager
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Babe Antuono of the Turf Ex- 1 0 .. erVIce I en We0come1
change is well pleased with the COLONIAL GRILL
behavior and attendance of the __l .._. _
men in uniform.... The out-of-
bounds sign has been lifted from *:.. :. : .. .....^..... .....
the Wonder Bar. Gay crowds are MEET YOUR BUDDIES AT- -
again frequenting the place.... |I '! ...
:: GEORGE $ BILLIARD PARLO
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last evening for a steak dinner.
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DREW FIELD ECHOES


Slants of the Week How t- Play
By PVT. DELWIN BAGGETT
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The Air Corps volley ball league
is new in the process of being
organized and as soon as all en-
tries are in the league will be pul
in operation. All entries should
be sent to the Physical Training
Office as soon as possible. Sever
teams from Air Corps organize
tions have entered to date. Sib
men constitute a team and an or
ganization may enter any num
ber of teams.
Entries will now be accepted
for the touch football league
Which will get under way as soor
as'the Physical Training Office is
notified of the number of teams
each organization will enter. File
your entries with the P.T.O.
All organizations which have
basket ball teams and would like
the facilities of an indoor gym
will contact the Physical Training
Office for dates to be used. At
present there are two gyms in
the Tampa area that have been
made available to teams desiring
to use them.

The 309th Service Group de-
feated the 9th Fighter Wing, 7-6,
in a close softball game this week.
The Service Group would still
like to arrange games for their
team if any team at Drew desires
to play them. The 309th was run-
ner-up for the Field champion-
ship.
If you happen to have Friday
afternoon off and nothing else
to do, you might drop out to the
softball diamond, located beside
the library building, to see the
game of games when the Air
Corps officers tangle with the
Signal Corps officers in the sec-
ond meeting of their series. The
airmen captured the first game
by the score of 12 to 11. The sig-
nalmen will be after blood this
afternoon when there two teams
meet on the field of battle.
The first call for basket ball
players to represent the Field
team was issued this week by the
Physical Training Officer, Lt.
Colley. All men who would like
to try out for the team may sub-
mit their name. organization and
experience to the P.T.O. at once.
Although it is a little early for
basketball, the Physical Training
Officer would like to get a list of
likely candidates lined up for the
team so he will know what is on
hand when the first practice is
called.
.Things you probably never
knew: That our arch rival, Mac-
Dill Field. has never beaten a ma-
jor athletic team from Drew.
' Drew won the city.- basket ball
championship from the Airmen
across the way, and also licked
them five out of seven baseball
games. \
Capt. Delano. Special Services
Officer. once pitched a no-hit
game against Jest Point while
attending Springfield College.
Until another week rolls around
;--let's have your entries for the
leagues now.


SUBEPOTU SU BS
We wvonder-
If Mary Ann Place was inno-
culated for Parrot Fever instead
of Typhoid?
Why Marian Ward is giving up
Lieutenant for Majors?
How Madge Glenn, with her
back to the front of the office,
happens to see all the officers
-who come in, and finds so much
to talk about to them?
How Bertha Standeau can stay
so calm all the time, when the
rest of us are going mad?
Why Jackie Tucker enjoys
wearing THAT sweater so much
--but we enjoy it too-WHOO,
WHOO!??
Why Gladys Tate asked to be
transferred to the Sub-Depot Sup-
ply Warehouse?
How Perry Steele happened to
get leave?
How Ruth Trammell and Eu-
nice. Blondeau can sit and work
so steady. Could they be taking
Vitamin pills?
How Charlie Moll and Felix
Perez happened to 'get their
raises?
Why Carl Taylor takes that


Touch Football


--W &1- -.- ~?


Shown in this picture is the correct method of touching the ball
carrier in a touch football game. The ball carrier must be touched
with both hands simultaneously for him to be stopped. Demonstrat-
ing the correct procedure of the game are S. Sgt. Generella, who is
shown touching the ball carrier, Cpl. Herbert Gallatin, with Cpl.
Albert DeSanto doing the blocking. They are all members of the
309th Service Group.


AWUTC Touch Football League
Results of Games October 25
505th, Team A, 25; 564th Bn., 6.
505th, Team B, 33; 504th, Team
A, 0.
675th Reptg Co., 6; 504th, Team
B, 0.
504th, Team C, 13; 683d, 6.
555th, Team A, 6; 684th, 0.
552nd Bn., 6; 501st, Co. I, 6.
680th, 7; 319th Sig. Wing, 6.
675th, 6; 504th, Team C, 0.
676th won by forfeit from 386th
Sig. Wing.
681st won by forfeit from 501st,
Co. K.
951st Radio won by forfeit from
553d.

long trip out to Jackson Heights
every mte?
If Supply's new Warehouses are
going to be ready?
How it is that Kingfish Mat-
tenlee is always losing his glasses?
Why Abigail Hatcher becomes
so excited and can't stop talking?
What fascination pins hold for
Lydia Treher?
Why-Lorraine Meador bites her
lower lip all the time?
Why Mary Rose Gallagher does
not stop sparking with every sol-
dier in Tampa and "middle aisle"
it?
And why we have the best darn
Sub-Depot in the entire South-
east???

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Air corps Volley

BallLeagues Are

Being Organized

Entries are now being accepted
from the Air Corps organizations
for the. formation of a volleyball
league. All organizations are
urged to enter as many teams as
possible and to submit them to
the Physical Training Office at
once.
As soon as your entries are re-
ceived, the leagues will be organ-
ized and put into operation.
Entries to date are:
309th 2 teams
Med. Det.- 4 teams
9th Fighter wing___ 1 team
Volleyball also will reach the
offiecrs, in the form of a league
that will be organized as soon as
all the details can be worked out.
This will be one of the many
forms of exercise and recreation
for the officers 'who like this par-
ticular type of sport. Details of
the league will be made known
shortly.
Physical fitness builds resis-
tance to fatigue in combat. Put
plenty of pep in your exercise.
Always train with a view to
operating efficiently in combat.


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New Yorker Invents,

New Radio Control

For Blind Landing

A New York inventor, Andrew
Alford, claims that he has invent-
ed a new radio control of blind
landing. It has two advantages
over previous systems, he be-
lieves.
Under his invention, the plane
is guided along -an easy curve
which at no place is too steep,-and
the wheels touch the ground when
the plane is flying horizontally
along the bottom of this curve.
The second advantage is that
the radio antenna is placed to one
side of the runway, where it is
completely out of the way.
The radiation from the antenna
is shaped like a funnel. A slice
down one side of this funnel-
shaped-radiation makes a curve
called a hyperbola that looks like
a U with the prongs forced apart.
According to Alford, this is the
best possible landing curve. It is
not too steep high in the air as
are present parabolic landing
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