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VOL. I, No. 42 Published Weekly Drew Field, Tampa, Florida Christmas, 1942





CHSRTMAS WIL BE FULY SERVED


Drew Station Hospital Opened;


Most Modern Medical Facilities
In the Station Hospital at Drew
Field, which is now nearing com-
pletion, the Army medical de-
partment is utilizing all of its nu-
merous medical and surgical fa-
cilities to keep healthy the sol-
diers stationed there.
The fact that the American
Army is the healthiest in the
world is not the result of chance.
It is due to careful planning.
S "Sound mind in sound body" was
the Greek ideal during its golden
S.. age and that is the ideal of our
S' United States Army, too. When a
.'" soldier is in good health, he can
'i do his job better, he can think
More clearly, he is happier.
S< Best Health Record
.g The health of our Army is excep-
tional. Our new soldiers have a
Sl. better health record than any in
,our military history. On the aver-
age, they are far healthier than
.- the men at Valley Forge and har-
dier than the men at Gettysburg;
they are better protected from dis-
ease than the men in the Argonne.
-- -Their lungs are better than those
The first patient in the new hospital was Pvt. William H. Fisher, of the 1917-18 recruits, the rates
of an air warning unit stationed at Drew Field. The nurse is Lt. for respiratory diseases being un-
Alice Lehto, and the doctor in attendance is Capt. Harry R. Newman, usuallyl low. Their hearts are
Ward Officer. stronger. Muscle, bone and foot
defects are much less prevalent.
SLiving conditions in our camps
m F O p 0Sra?8lo0 are much better than in '17 and
Sm? f dti|I S '18. Methods of sanitation are
N w OW F redit fr a modern and highly effective. All
,cC N r 'irsI men are inoculated against small-
oW In F S oEc pox, typhoid, and tetanus im-
N W in Effct 7 T f a ediately on entering the service,
"- 0 o 1Iro and these diseases are practically
SEnlisted and commissioned ion-existent in domestic service.
service may now be counted Major Harry F. Bunze, opera- The death rate in the Army from
for all pay purposes, in ac- tions officer at Drew Field, reads disease is considerably less than
cordance with approved legis- of activities of America's Flying in the World War years of '17 and
lation S-2723, which amends Fortresses in Africa with even '18.
the Pay Readjustment Act of more interest than that shown by It is the U. S. Army Medical
1942. National Guard and re- the average pilot. Though now di- Corps which keeps 'em healthy.
serve officers now may count reacting activities of pursuit The job of Army doctors, since
for pay periods all commis- planes, his first love was and still the organization of the Army dur-
sioned service, active or inac- remains the giant B-17s. ing the Revolutionary War, has
tive. Graduating from West Point in been the conservation of man
Legislation increasing the 1940, Major Bunze was commis- power. This accomplishment de-
Army's uniform allowance and signed in the Coast Artillery. volves on three factors: selection
broadening the group of offi- Interested in flying, he was trans- and enrollment of those physi-
cers entitled to the allowance ferred to the Air Corps in March, cally fit for military duty; main-
has been approved. The bill 1941, and received assignment to tenance of the health of military
increases the allowance from the 19th Bomber Group. When personnel by application of pre-
$150 to $250 and makes eligible flights of this Group took off ventive medicine; and furnishing
for this allowance all commis- from Hamilton Field, San Fran- to the sick and disabled such aid
sioned officers except gradu- cisco, on the night of December in the form of hospitalization as
ates of West Point, warrant of- 6, 1941, for Honolulu, no member will speedily restore. them to
ficers and flight officers. of the 19th dreamed of the ex- health and fighting efficiency.
When contacted Monday periences in store for them 'with Constant Care
morning, Capt. S. E. Burns, Ithe coming of day. The B-17's To accomplish this purpose, pe-
Drew Field finance officer, arrived over Honolulu and landed riodic physical examinations, first
stated. that the War Depart- at Hickam Field during the bom- aid courses and treatments, lec-
ment circular prescribing cer- bardment by the Japs. tures and sanitary inspections are
:tificates necessary to establish performed by the medical depart-
service claims had not been re- Major Bunze was not a member ment at Drew Field. Immuniza-
ceived. This information will of the group flying to Hawaii, tions are administered against all
:be furnished Drew Field per- having been selected to pilot one
sonnel through the daily bulle- .(Continued on Page 14)
tin as soon as available. (Continued on Page 3) *
Due to the fact that prepa- "" -
rations for payment of the ..-. .- .
.regular December payroll en-
tails quite a bit of detailed 1
work at this period of the.
:month, Caot. Burns requests
that additional claims under
pay bill amendment and uni- ;
:form allowance be submitted .
on January pay vouchers. .:


Black Neckties May Be
Worn by Enlisted Men
t The black necktie, as issued
previously by Quartermaster may
be worn by enlisted men on the
base until further instructions
from Headquarters.
Enlisted men leaving the base
at any time, except those living
off the base and passing to and
from duty, will wear the olive-
drab No. 3 necktie, prescribed by
Section II, Circular 72, War De-
partment, dated March 11, 1942,1
and Base Memorandum 100-4,
dated November 23, 1942.


BASE OPERATIONS OFFICER


Second Wartime


Yule Plans Made
There will be a brighter Christ-
mas this year.
As Drew Field plans a few ob-
servances of the day and its
meaning, developments through-
out the world seem to indicate
that the United Nations star is
beginning to shine with a fiercely
blazing illumination.
The spirit of Christmas sym-
bolizes everything for which we
are fighting--"Peace on Earth
and Good Will Toward Men."
Those of us in the armed forces
still in America can count our-
selves lucky that we are still able
to celebrate this solemn Holiday
in an appropriate manner. For so
many of our armed forces are ce-
lebrating Christmas this year on
practically every continent and
ocean of the earth.


yt


P.X. to Open at 2:30
On Christmas Day
The Drew Field Exchanges
(PX's) will open at 2:30 in the
afternoon on Christmas Day
and remain open until the reg-
ular closing time in order to
allow the civilian employees to
spend Christmas morning at
home.
The PX's will close to pre-
pare for inventory at noon Sat-
urday, Dec. 26th, and will be
closed for inventory on Sun-
day, Dec. 27th. Since this is the
semi-annual inventory, some
PX's may be closed on Mon-
day, the 28th. Anticipate your
needs in case they do not open
until late Monday.


Chemical Officer

Assigned to Drew


For some of the forces over-
seas there will be, undoubtedly, Capt. Ray B. Roshon, formerly
no "Peace on earth and good will base chemical officer at the Key
toward men," but fighting and Field (Miss.) air base, has arrived
dying instead. Last year Ameri- ed b ,
can forces in the Philipphines at Drew Fleld to become head
fought the Japanese throughout chemical warfare officer of the
Christmas. This year American entire Third Fighter Command at
forces on the active battlefronts this air base.
will be fighting or on guard
against the enemy. A graduate of the University
On Christmas Eve, at 8 o'clock, f Ohio and former superinten-
the Enlisted Men's Service Club dent of schools of Jefferson coun-
will give a party for all enlisted ty, Ohio, Capt. Roshon came to
men on the base. Refreshments the Key Field air base last March
after attending the unit gas of-
(Continued on Page 3) ficers school at Edgewood Arse-
nal, Maryland. Within recent
Christmas Dinner to months he has twice been com-
mended by high air force author-
Be Something to ties for ingenious inventions and
Developments in the field of
Write Home About chemical warfare.
There'll be a pot of turkey at He is married and the father of
the end of the chow line on three children. The Roshons live
Christmas Day for Drew Field in Adena, Ohio.
men. And there'll be a lot more "
besides. Lt. Col. Kuaepel,
For Christmas dinner, mess
halls here will be decorated. The Oce Stationed Here,
dinner will be the same far every Visits Drew Field
man able to get his feet under
a table. The dinner will include Lt. Col. ric H. Kaepel, who is
fresh fruit cup, celery soup, tur- t r.eit saioned in Atlanta,
key, dressing, giblet gravy, snow- visited Dsrew Field early this
flake potatoes, green beans, to- wek.
matoes, corn pudding, hot rolls,
butter, cranberry and orange re- Col. Kaepel, who received his
lish, celery, olives, pickles, ra- promotion on December 1, was
dishes, lettuce with Russian dress- stationed at Drew Field from
ing, mince and pumpkin pie, ice July, 1941, to August, 1942, as
cream, spice cake, fresh fruits, commanding officer of the 309th
coffee, eandy and mixed nuts. Service Group.







Page Two DREW FIELD ECHOES Christmas, 1942


Pilots of Third Sarasota to Entertain
All Soldiers Christmas

fighter mm nd Chances of Santa Claus over-
i looking a man in uniform in Sara-
~T.. Wi P sota Christmas day are virtually
Train With P-40's rnil.
Service men's club, veterans'
So .t P organizations, civic and recreation
Many of the P-40 fighter planes groups today announced compre-
you see taking off and landing at hensive plans that will assure
Drew Field are from the Third gifts, holiday dinners and enter-
Fighter Command, commanded tainment for every man stationed
by Brig. Gen. A. H. Gilkeson. at military camps in the county.
Most of the pilots of the P-40's One of the highlights will be a
planes which have gained renown Christmas night party at the mu-
in dog-fights over the Philippines, nicipal auditorium when 800 to
the East Indies and Australia, are 1000 soldiers will be entertained.
still in their early twenties. They Music will be provided by the
are fine physical specimens; they Drew Field band and a portion
had to be to get into the U. S. of the program will be broadcast
Army Air Forces. They are sel- over radio station WFLA of Tam-
ected for the job of piloting fight- pa and WSPB of Sarasota, start-
er planes because of their daunt- ig at 9 p.m.
less courage, and usually their in.a "pm
medium size.
The Third Fighter Command Singer Passes Up
pilots won their wings before Hollywood Role to
coming to Drew, and they spend
many months of training here in Wed Drew Officer
their new fighter ships before
qualifying for combat duty. Cupid is right on the beam, war
Their training course is jammed or no war. Sub machine guns and
with work-flying, ground school, 150 millimeter artillery pieces
instruction in everything from mow men down on battlefields in
tropical first aid to the intricacies great numbers nowadays, but the
of the engines which speed the little fellow with the bow and
fighters on their missions, arrow still hits his target.
Every Flight a Solo The arrow led pretty Luise
The most unique fact about this Papin, of St. Louis, New Orleans
final training stage is that every and points west to Lt. Arthur
flight is a solo flight. In their two- Wallace, .signal corps officer sta-
seated advanced training plane, tioned at Drew Field. And it
the pilots had the aid of an ins- caused her to give up a leading
tructor. But the fighter planes at role in a Max Reinhardt produc-
Drew have only one seat. So, be- tion in Hollywood.
fore "checking off" in these com- She is the daughter of the late
bat shins, the pilots receive ample Francis D. Papin who was editor
cockpit training and ground in- of the St. Louis Post Dispatch.
struction. She developed a full swelling so-
Although they are actually prano and moved to New Orleans
alone up there, contact with an where she sang in a light opera
instructor on the ground is estival and was featured with
tainted by radio. The ground ins- Hal Kemp's band in the Blue
tructor tells them what altitudeiRoom at the Roosevelt Hotel. She
to fly, what area to fly in, and also sang in the Episcopal choir,
how to avoid any mistake. painted portraits on commission
Savoand any mistake. beat out big vigorous rhy-
The Third Fighter Command's thms on the pipe organ, too.
training program for fighter pi- Despite all these activities,
lots includes formation, cross- Luise managed to attend a party
country and instrument flying. or two. And at one of them she
Almost every day the pilots peel met a young soldier who had been
off from an echelon formation and a singer before he got his gun.
dive on an imaginary enemy. They did such nice duets together
Cross-country flights to distant that they decided it was in the
places are favorites, for they give' cards.
the pilots experience over strange He was transferred and so she
terrain laHdewas transferred and so she
terai, went to California to visit an
Gunnery Practice aunt. She got a job in a music
Aerial gunnery is one of the' store, later managing it and ap-
most important courses taught by hearing on relief programs with
the Third Fighter Command, for such screen stars as Basil Rath-
the P-40's are practically flying bone and Ida Lupino.
machine guns and the value of al She was auditioned for Rein-
pilot is measured by-his ability hardt's play,. "Personal Appear-
to fire and hit what he is aiming ance," and won a leading role.
at: So each pilot receives many She was so successful that she,
hours of gunnery practice in his was offered the main role in
P-40. "Heart of a City," which was to
Target practice is of various open within the next week.
types, including firing at a sleeve And then love stepped in. The
towed by another plane, or firing singing soldier was Lt. ArthurI
at an aluminum "slick" on the Wallace who,, by that time, had
water. As one pilot put it, "That weathered three months at Fort
tow-target is about the size of Monmouth, and was stationed at
your little finger when you're Drew Field.
firing at it up. there." He thought that matrimony was
__a pretty good idea, so Luise wist-
fully eyed the starring role of-
WAedding of te W e fered her, thanked them politely,
Wedding of the Week and caught the next train for
Tampa.
In an impressive ceremony held They were married Nov. 18. She
in Chapel No. 1, Drew Field, Miss has gone back to Hollywood to
IZaxine Cole was married to Pri- sing the role of Micala in "Car-
vato First-Class Samuel J. Bur- men," being presented by the San
row, Jr., on Dec. 11, 1942. Gabriel company. After that, she
The marriage was solemnized doesn't know. The sensible thing,
by Chaplain William-H. Kadel. no doubt, is to pursue the career
EItli bridegroom and bride are that is opening so brightly before
from Asheboro, N. C. her. Both husband and wife agree
i Mrs. Burrow was attended by on that.
I/Irs. Woodrow Jones, wife of Lt. But with Cupid staying on the
Wpodrow Jones, an assistant base job, it looks as though the odds'
adm~nistrattde inspector at Drew are against Hollywood.
Field. The bridegroom is a clerk
in the Base Administrative In-
speator's office. He entered the
Army on July 17, 1942, at Fort Mey hristmas
Bragg, N. C. Merry Christmas
Immediately after the wedding, Victorious
a reception for the newlyweds
was heid at the home of Lt. and New Year, from
Mrs. Woodrow Jones.
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Here's the Lowdown
On the Army's Chow
Here is the story of G.I. chow
as told by NCC Service-grams.
Washington's men crossed the
Delaware on 24-hour rations of a
pint of milk, 16 ounces of beef,
/ ounces of dried peas, and a
quart of spruce beer.
In the war of 1812, regulations
stipulated that mess should be
prepared by squads of privates
and the G.I. Cook Book advised:
"Bread ought not to be burnt."
The Civil War introduced yeast
and pepper to the groceries but
you'd never recognize the chow
of that time as "balanced diet."
The Spanish-American War in-
troduced the K,P. potato-peeling,
and by World War I butter was
allowed on bread.
Fruits, cocoa, cheese, bacon,
macaroni, and tea became part of
the regular issue in 1927.
A culinary columnist at Davis-
Monthan Field predicts by 1982
the chowhounds will be dining on
filet mignon, crepe suzettes, a
good Mulligan and a cup of real
coffee.


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PAULETTE CODDARD


STARTS THURSDAY
"THE PALM
BEACH STORY"
CLAUDErTE COLBERr
JOEL NcCRE.


Air-Condaiioned
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Ph. 32MI


"Footlight Serenade"
PLAY CHRISTMAS DAY
Belly Crable John Payne
2nd Fea K re
"The Glass Key"
S \venorNi:N LAN:E






Tampa and Zack
Phone 3003-9c, 22c
STARTS WED. DEC. 23
THRU CHRISTMAS
"Talk of the Town"
Cary Grant Jean Arthur
----- 2nd Feature
WaHIace Beery
Marjorie Maia
S"JACKASS MAIL"


That's The Situation Your Telephone Company Faces
Every Christmas ... And This Year The War
Effort Gets First Serving On The
Long Distance Calls
CALLS. normally concentrate between principal cities.
but at Christmas they pour in from widely scattered
towns and villages. There is no way to predict where the
worse jams will occur. And nothing can be done to in-
crease the nation's facilities for handling this tremendous
'volume of calls.
WAR needs the telephone lines this Christmas, so
please don't use Long Distance over the.holidays unless
your call is vital. Your cooperation will be a real con-
tribution to the war effort.
With every circuit and every extra operator on duty,
inevitably calls will be delayed. Many will not be com-
pleted. For these, 'we ask your patience and under-
standing.
Thank you, and may your own Christmas be happy!











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Christmas, 1942


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Christmas, 1942 DREW tFIE-'LD t EC;UHOES -aye i-r
.h < -s Command, being reassigned to Inoculation of Dogs .. ..
:C hncT-ma MacDill Field as operations offi-
C hr11Is s cer. He also served as command- Have you got a dog? If you ,i
ing officer of the 28th air base have a dog as a pet or your outfit i: A T T E N T
(Continued from Page 1) squadron and technical inspector. has a dog for a mascot, you'd bet- Officers and Non-Commissidned Officers
will be served by Red Cross can- Transferred to Drew Field in Sep- ter have him inoculated for rab-
teen workers. A Christmas tree tember, he received assignment as ies. In accordance with AR 40- A
will serve as a reminder of operations officer. 2090 and with the approval of the : L: l '
Chirstmas at home. Major Bunzo s hobby is plane commanding officer, all dogs '
Entertainment symbolic of the models, being interested chiefly either pets or mascots of military AND ANNUITIES
season will be produced. The in wing design. During the past personnel of Drew Field will be AN A U
Plant High School choirwill sing fifteen yearshe has built a num- inoculated for rabies Dec. 29, 1942. Supplementing Government Insurance
Chlstma Hh Scols choiMrs llo sig ber of models, frequently experi- Such inoculations will be ac- Many Plans of Policies Available
way, well-known teller of stories, meeting with five or ten wing complished from 8:00 A.M. to 1: Death Benefits Payable in Cash or Installments as
will read the Van Dyke Christ- designs with one fuselage. 5:00 P.M. at 710 Jefferson street, Desired to Beneficiary You Select.
as n are urge to attend IT'S GETTING SERIOUS Personnel having dogs will premiums Payable Monthly by U. S. Govern-
This is only on are urgedof the celebratiotend. The enthusiastic defender of communicate with the Station meant Allotment Plan
This is only one of the celebrations the river crossing on maneuvers Veterinarian concerning inocula-llotment Plan.
taking place that night. Many was "shot and killed" by an ene- tions. Phone 3448, Tampa. LIBERAL WAR CLAUSE PROVISIONS
outfits are holding their own. my sniper.
Christmas Eve celebrations. mm he cried tears of A fee of seventy-five (75c) cents INVESTIGATE NOW!
Christmas Eve celebrations, i"Dammit!" he cried, tears of per dog will be incurred to defray
The religious significance of frustration streaming from his e dogwill be icurcendt deif i WALTER M. SEITZ, Mgr.
this solemn holiday will receive eyes "A uy can't have any un the cost of vaccine and identifi-
full observance, army wichaplains c "A guy can't are any fun cation tag issued to each dog im- KANSAS CITY LIFE INSURANCE CO.
full observance, army chaplains around here any more without munized.
here holding Christmas services getting killed." mu ed.406 MORGAN ST. (Assets over $130,000,000) TAMPA, FLA.
in all of the chapels which will
be decorated appropriately for the Buy War Bonds for a merrier Buy War Bonds for a merrier eryand y
occasion. Christmas-and a happier New Christmas and a happier New A Merry Christmas nd a Happy New Year!
Catholic men will observe the Year next year. Year next year. TO YOU MEN IN SERVICE AND YOUR
birth of Christ on Christmas Eve TO YOU MEN IN SERVICE AND YOUR
with a midnight Mass in the serv- .-- LOVED ONES AT HOME
ice club. Chaplain Francis J. 0'-
)Brien will lead the services. --
Protestant liturgical services ~. ,
will be held in Chapel 3 at mid .' H
night, and Protestant general .'.
services will be held at midnight L
in Chapel 1. .~ Y~ ... i~r "
in Chapel A MERR Y CHRISTMAS AND
Christmas Day Mass will be M R CHIi COL A r
held at 6:15 and 9:00 A.M. in -; L ? A HAPPY NEW YEAR
chapels 1, 2 and 3. Protestant TO
services will be held at 8:00 A. M. '7
in chapels 1, 2 and 3. All You oys in The Armed Forces
,- D ., AND

Operations Officer HOLDS COLL AR Your Loved nes at Home
(Continued from Page 1) PO INTS DOW N t N' -" ;

tresses to the near East. He flew
what was probably the first B-17
to Cairo, Egypt, landing at Helio- 0
polls Airport there on January e *
14, 1942, after a series of exciting SAY OFFICERS I S (
experiences. In Natal, German BEFORE
agents photographed the B-17's In Milhary al well as C:v,l;an L.fe. you have Io have
but cameras and film were con- snap and polish!
fiscated. After leaving South
America on the ocean flight, mes- EASY AND QUICK DO YOU KNOW THAT MEN AND WOMEN
sages of the German espionage The Self Adjus,:ng SFIFrr Collar Slay ;s eas to put on ARE NEEDED IN ALL PARTS OF THE
system giving the time of depar- -takes iust a ie., seconJ,, and as.ur. s yo. of a cr.sp, AREN ALL PAR T OF THE
ture, probable route and destina- fresh appearance. COUNTRY TO PACK PARACHUTES FOR
tion of the flight were intercepted- COSTS OtLY A FEW CENTS AFTER OUR ARMED FORCES?
aboard the B-17's. No enemy e1r WE CAN PREPARE YOU
planes were spotted, but off the WE CAN PREPARE YOU
western coast of Africa the ship IN A SHORT TIME.
piloted by Major Bunze sighted -
three Axis submarines. Informa- T T
tion as to position of the subs was P
radioed to a British air base and PA R C U TE I STITUTE
bombers were dispatched to the
scene immediately. The subs were 28 .LF WRIETE STREET
reported destroyed. 208 W. LAFAYETTE STREET
The flying fortress flown by TAMPA, FLORIDA
Major Bunze developed engine A
'trouble and was held in Cairo,
while the other two proceeded to
destinations in the southwest Pa- W
cific The ship remaining in Cairo
with its crew later was used by
Gen. Bereton in the Andoman air
raid with decided success, all FROM
members of the crew receiving
citations for this action. 17
Major Bunze remained in Cairo
for Several weeks, returning to I
the United States with the Ferry ~


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The Drew Field Echoes

GLENN R. ROSS, Publisher
TAMPA ARMY NEWSPAPERS


P. O. Box 522


Business Office:
1115 FLORIDA AVENUE
TAMPA, FLORIDA


All advertisements contained in this newspaper are also contained
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A newspaper published exclusively for the personnel of Drew
Field and devoted to military interests and the United Nations
Victory. By Sgt. John F. Suszynski
Opinions expressed in this newspaper are those of the individual The dedication of the Enlisted
writers and under no circumstances are they to be considered those Men's Service Club came off in
of the United States Army. Advertisements in this pubhlcaL1on do grand style-Col. and Mrs. Asp
not constitute an endorsement hv the War Department or its per- headed the official family; Sgt.
sonnel of the products advertised. 0. Z. Whitehead fronted for
Drew's Enlisted Men; Fred War-
ing saluted the event on his na-
WAAC TO REPA E 'ENLISE D ME tion-wide radio program; the Uni-
WAA S TO REPLACE E'NLISTED MEN versity of Tampa Coeds, the V-
Actes and the Soldiers Recreation S
AS ARMY AR FOR ES SPEIALISTS and Entertainment Agencies con-
SI:ributed more than a little to the
The Army Air Forces has re- ss of the occasion: and the
MISS HOLLOWAY The Army Air Forces has re- DEEP SLEEP ELEVEN, under
quested the services of members he direction of Sgt. Luukkonen,
GIVES CONCERT 'f the women's Army Auxiliary ,irnished music for the dancers.
Corps to replace enlisted men Now that its over, the Special
AT SERVICE CLUB aeeued for combat duty, in many service Group can relax ... How
specialized fields, the War De- "-i you like the Club's Hostess,
In the first concert given at apartment announced today. Men Miss Leland, of St. Pete?
Drew Field, Miss Merle Holloway, doing such jobs as parachute rig- The Soldiers Show was staged
pianist, convinced the Special going, bombsight repairing, wea- in the Service Club instead of the
Services Office that classical mu- their observing and glider instrut- Arena, last Wednesday. Cpl.
sic should have been included on ing will be relieved of such duties Booth and his trumpet, and Pvt.
the programs hitherto. when members of the WAAC Dave Kuttner (manhandling a
Miss Holloway's interpretation have received the necessary train- clarinet) gave out with some high
of compositions by Liszt, Bee- ing for more than twenty-five class "stuff" that evening.
thoven, Glinka, Chopin, and highly technical jobs. T/Sgt. Elwood Eaton begs to
Chaminade proved her versatility As a result of this request, the announce that Fred Waring is
and ability as a concert pianist. following job classifications will now furnishing the arrangements
This was Miss Holloway's first be added to the services which for our alleged Glee Club ... but,
recital here at Drew, but we hope the WAAC is suppling to the Sarge when are you gonna be
that she will return again and Army: readyto present "Goin' Home" to
again to thrill her soldier audi- Draftsmen, teletype operators, rey public?
ences with her radiating presence aircraft electricians, aircraft ins- it looks as though the Band and
and delightful renditions. trument specialists, aircraft me- Dance Orchestra are definitely set
chanics, aircraft power plant spe- for a part in the forthcoming all-
cialists, aircraft propeller special- soldier show, HULLABALLOO
A Letter From Home ists, dope and fabric workers, ma- FROM DREW ... Lt. Thornton
Dear Edi: chinists, metal workers, para- and Pvt. Ted Cooper of the Spe-
Dear Editor: chute riggers, welders, wood- cial Service Office stopped in to
The front page of the Nov. 20th workers, automobile mechanics, talk over the terms of the con-
issue of your camp paper was truck and tractor drivers, general tract" with Warrant Office Baker.
sent to me recently. My husband, electricians, link trainer instruc- Cpl. Estes is working on the mu-
who is stationed at Drew Field, tors, radio mechanics, radio oper- sleal score.
sent it to me so I could read all ators and control tower operators, Our Band made a trip to Pinel-
about the Coca-Cola show. teletype repairmen, weather ob- las Field last week. Incidentally,
I found the paper so very in- servers, armorers, bombsight re- the next concert at Drew Field
teresting that I read both sides pairmen, power turrent and gun- has been set for Tuesday, De-
of that page completely. One arti- sight mechanics, photographers, er 22. inthenewReceati
le in particular caught my at- photographic laboratory techni- Building Theatre ... that's quite
tention the one about Pfc. cians and camera repairmen, and a place-come on down to see it;
Faires' lucky numbers being 1, 3 glider instructors, c don't forget to stay for the con-
and 5. After thinking about it In addition, the Army Air crt. Pfcget toseay Owi the c
for a while, I decided to tell you Forces has requested clerks, both tackled the job of composing and
about Sgt. Russell L. Geary's nu- administrative and technical, in- aai a me f the ml
merous 13's this year. Perhaps structors, bandsmen and house- ary ang Youll be hearing i
you will find them even more keepers. tary and. You'll bf e hearing it
of a joke than the other combina- on one of our future programs.
of a joe tn te o r Here's another item for 'Woody'
First of all, Sgt. Geary's birth- CONGRESS: Atty. Gen. Bid- Harwick's list of accomplishments
day was Friday, the 13th of No- die and FBI Director Hoover -he is now a Sergeant .. .So
vember. He was 26 years old told the Senate judiciary com- that they too can sleep until six
(2x13), and furthermore he had mittee censorship of mail be- in the morning, Henry Costello
completed exactly 13 months in tween the U. S. and Alaska led and Ralph Sudjian have been
the army on that date. All that to seizure of enemy agents seek- promoted to Corporals Erst-
seems to be jinx enough for one ing to transmit vital military se- while Pvts Bob Ludwig and Joe
sergeant, but not for this one. crets, Another witness, Capt. El- Wright report no change in the
You see, he was married August lis Zacharias, head of Naval In- size of their caps since they've
31 (turn it around and you have telligence, testified intercepted been made PFC's (modest guys,
13.) Then, too, his postoffice box messages between this country huh?) congratulations to you
number at home is 313 and his and "one of its territories" re- all.
bank deposit is 13. suited in smashing a ring re- We'll be seeing you at the Serv-
In spite of all the superstitions, sponsible for refueling Nazi sub- ice Club Dance don't ask for
we are laughing at all these 13's marines off the Atlantic coast, autographs SOME OF THE
and I hope the rest of the boys (Philadelphia Record.) BOYS CAN'T WRITE.
will get a kick out of them, too. --
What I saw of your camp paper CHEMICAL WARFARE: Maj.
was really good. I will have to Gen. William Porter. chief of GERMAN PILOTS are em-
try and get a complete issue next the Army Chemical Warfare playing a new tactic of faking
time. Service, said the United Nations -dogfights among themselves in
Sincerely, would use gas only if the Axis an effort to lure Allied fighter
-Mrs. R. L. Geary used it first. "Iussia had a good planes to their destruction in
P.S.--I remember that the opportunity to use gas defen- the traps, U. S. Eighth Air Force
other fellow ended his article sively but kept the terms of the Headquarters was told in a fur-
with a 13-day furlough. I just treaty signed with Great Brit- their report on the bombing raid
hope that my husband can do as ain, Germany and Italy in 1925," over Rouen Saturday. (Wash-
well-and soon! he said. (Philadelphia Inquirer.) ington Times Herald.)


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DREWi FIELD ECH-OES


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The traditional solemnity mark- Baltimore, will be soloist. The
ing the commemoration of the main theme of the decorations is
birth of Christ is to be observed being worked out by Pvt. Edward
H. Solomon.
by all Catholic men of Drew Field Through the courtesy of station
Christmas Eve. With all the sol- WFLA, this Mass will be broad-
emn reverence of the Catholic cast in its entirety. It will be the
Church's liturgy, Midnight Mass first time that a midnight Mas(
will be celebrated in the new on Christmas Eve will have been\'-
Service Club on Sixth Street. broadcast from an Army camp
In a setting that will emphasize during wartime. This will enable
the dignity and beauty of the the listeners to realize that, al-
night, Chaplain Francis J. O'Brien though the men in the Army are
will offer the solemn Midnight trained physically, they are also
Mass of Christmas, beginning trained spiritually. The commen-
the solemn holiday with this an- tator of this ceremony will be a
cient and universal custom of the former NBC radio announcer, Lt.
Catholic Church. Wherever men George Kluge, of the 503rd S.A.W.
are gathered together and have Regiment. He will be aided by
with them a Catholic priest, a Mr. William Sties, an announcer
Mass will be celebrated that from WFLA.
night. Mass will be offered in Ire- The officers of the Mass will
land, China, Russia and England. be: Celebrant, Chaplain Francis J.
Americans in all the armed forces, OBrien; Deacon of the Mass, Rev.
wherever they may be, will be John Lyons, S. J.; Subdeacon of
given this same opportunity. the Mass, Rev. James Doyle, S. J.
Christmas Eve at midnight, The assistants at the Mass will
Mass will begin with a procession all be service men stationed at
from the rear of the Service Club Drew Field. They are: Cross Bear-
to the altar. Music will be fur- er, Lt. William Campbell; Mas-
nished by Sgt. J. Dale Doxen, or- ter of Ceremonies, Lt. Eugene J.
ganist, with a twenty-four-voice O'Neill; Thurifer, Lt. James J.
choir, under the direction of Brown; Acolytes, Lt. Joseph J.
Chaplain John E. Madden, sing- Meskraitis and Lt. Joseph Kelly.
ing Leonard's Mass in "F". Sgt. The sermon will be given by
Caesar Longo, for many years a the Base Catholic Chaplain, Lt.
pupil of Monsignor Manzetti, of John E. Madden.

A RM Y. INVITES PER 50 NEL

TO SUBMIT SUGGESTION Si


Suggestions from Army person-
nel relative to new techniques,
weapons, military doctrine, and
organization, which have always
been welcomed, are to be espe-
cially encouraged by all com-
manders, the War Department
announces.
Suggestions, whether from offi-
cers or enlisted men, which are
found worthy of consideration
will be forwarded through mili-
tary channels to the Command-
ing Generals of the Army Ground
Forces, Air Forces, Services of
Supply, defense commands, de-
partments, theaters, task forces,
and overseas bases. After a fur-
ther screening process, meritori-
ous suggestions will be forwarded
to the particular agency of the
Ground Forces, Air Forces, Serv-
ices of Supply, or of the War De-
partment most directly con-
cerned.
Suitable official recognition
will be given to officers or enlist-
ed men whose ideas are adopted.
With the steadily increasing
number of men with specialized
skills in the Army, it is anticipat-
ed that many suggestions of a
technical nature will be received.
The Army has long recognized
the value'of suggestions from in-
dividuals in the service.


Christmas, 1942


CHURCH CALL
Jewish
Service Friday, 8:00 p. m.,
Chapel No. 1.
Catholic
Mass Sunday, 6:15 a. m.,
Chapel No. 2.
Mass Sunday, 9:00 a. m.,
Chapels No. 1 and 2.
Protestant
Service Sunday, 11:00 a. m.,
Chapels No. 1 and No. 2.
Service Sunday, 7:30 p. m.,
Chapel No. 1.

OPINION: Behind the scenes
of the North African campaign
a furious battle is being waged
between U. S. and British au-
thorities over a discriminatory
policy against American news-
papermen that is not only in-
flicting an overwhelming time
handicap on this country's press
but is enabling the English to
propagandize their own inter-
pretalion cf events through theij
censorship bureaucracy, th
News learned. (NY News.)







,DREW FIELD -ECHOES


H~storyofDraw 1J ;-Fel~d Is


On1e o1 Very
In a sod-covered cow pasture,
o n ce spotted with palmetto
growth and pine trees, the United
States Army has built a new nest
for its war birds-Drew Field.
Paved streets have replaced
swampy marshland. Barracks and
hutments now stand where pal-
mettos and pines grew. From an
abandoned municipal airport has
emerged Drew field, a modern
Army air base and flying schdol,
built to train fliers and soldiers
for the War of Survival.
As it is today, as it will be in
the future, Drew field is a mir-
acle of Army building-symbol of
the transformation that has taken
place all through the nation as
the American people gird them-
selves for world war.
Named for John H. Drew, Tam-
pa contractor and real estate
operator who first bought the
land and turned the subdivision
into a private landing field, Drew
field was acquired by the City
,bf Tampa in 1928 for a municipal
airport. Little was done to dev-
elop the field, however, until the
government took over and made
plans for militarization of the
site.
Then things happened. And
rapidly.
In December, 1940, Lt. Henry
M. Salley, engineers corps, was
ordered from MacDill field to
supervise the preparations of the
abandoned airport. Under his di-
rection, administration buildings
and barracks were built, and on
Jan. 16, 1941, Capt. James C.
Hardwick, Air Forces, and a de-
tachment of men from MacDill
field, were detailed to duty at
Drew.
Colonel Melvin B. Asp (then Lt.
Colonel) wasassigned to Drew
field May 7, 1941 and designated
commanding officer of the field
which was still a sub-station of
MacDill. On June 12, 1941, the
Third Interceptor Command, Gen-
eral Frank commanding, arrived.
On July 12, the Thirteenth Trans-
port Squadron. Two days later,
Headquarters and Headquarters
Squadron, Third Interceptor Com-
mand, was activated.
The work of transforming Drew
field into a modern air base con-
tinued. On Aug. 18, ceremonies
celebrating the starting of work
on the runways took place. The
first pouring of concrete was at-
tended by Army officials, political
leaders and residents of St. Pe-
tersburg, Clearwater and Tampa.
From the first, the present and
the future of Drew field were
linked with St. Petersburg and
other cities of the bay area. As
the first buckets of concrete were
poured, Colonel Asp placed three
bricks-one each from St. Peters-
burg, Tampa and Clearwater-
into the fresh compound.
"These three cities are closely
tied in with Drew field in a social,
business and recreational man-
ner," he said. "Let us hope these
cities will continue to be bound
in the future as closely as these
three bricks will be bound in this
indestructible concrete that will
soon cover them.'
Sept. 15, 1941, Drew field was

MERRY XMAS and
HAPPY NEW YEAR

LIBERTY BAR
Tony Italiano, Prop.
WINES BEER
SOFT DRINKS
717 Grand Central
Ph. H 3109


QUICK DELIVERY
ALL rRAND LIQUORS
WINES CORDIALS
40th ST. LIQUOR STORE
JOE VASQUEZ
4014 7th Ave. Phone Y-3815


Bar and Cocktail Iouminge
The TURF EXCHANGE
Package Store
ORCHESTRA EVERY NITE
Phone 20:
202 E. I.afayette St.


Rex Billiard Parlor
1012 FRANKLIN
Dan'1 S. Bagley


Rapid Growth
divorced from MacDill field and
assumed the status of an inde-
pendent air base. As such, it con-
tinued to grow. Seven days after
Pearl Harbor, 1700 men arrived
from Camp Wheeler, Ga. In Jan-
uary, 1942, it became a school
center for air warning service. In
May, Plant field was added as a
sub-base of Drew.
Construction work continues
without a stop. Workers pour con-


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SAir Base Bus Lines. Inc., Buses Wil Operate From a




ew Ai.r Base Bus Stat-'011

LOCATED AT CASS AND TAMPA STS. (ALLIED BLDG.)

"* that every mile operated needlessly by a rubber-tired vehicle now rep-
resents one less mile of operation that can be obtained from such vehicle in
what well might be a desperate future situation."
Guy A. Richardson,
*i' Director of Local Transport Division,
Office of Defense Transportation.

We Are Saviang That Mile


Heeding the above warning of 0. D. T. Director Richard- be saved. T
son, site for the new Air Base Bus Station was selected relieved.
with extreme care. PRO
The site chosen may inconvenience some of our passen- The new Air
gers, and for this we are greatly regretful, BUT IT SAVES cities for pass
A MILE ON EVERY ROUND TRIP. This saving is equiv- v w
talent to adding several desperately needed coaches to the ded with s
fleet. Round trips can be increased. Service can be im- has a large
proved. Gasoline, tires, equipment and manpower can public facility

We are proud of our new station proud of the improved
service it enables us to offer and proud of the gasoline, rubber
and equipment it will enable us to save. These materials simply
are not available in quantities needed, so it is our responsibility
to protect our passengers by conserving to the best of our ability
in order to continue rendering service for the duration of the
war. We appreciate your past co-operation and patronage and
hope you will agree with us that our new location is a sensible
choice and in the interest of vital war transportation.


traffic congestion in downtown areas can be

PER FACILITIES FOR PASSENGERS
Base Bus Station provides badly needed facil-
;engers. Soldiers and civilians will be pro-
helter not heretofore available. Our station
waiting room, a restaurant and all modern
es.

Please Observe

VICTORY STOPS
In compliance with O. D. T.
recommendations Victory Stops
of approximately every other
block will be established on all
routes. Fewer stops will speed
schedules and save gasoline and
equipment. Please cooperate
with operators in observing
these stops.


AIR BASE BUS LINES, INC 4
CASS AND TAMPA STS.. ALLIED BLDG. PHONE 4243


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create for foundations of new.. -
buildings. Nev,. reads are built". _
through groves o pal tires. A A E RY C ISTMAS A
railway has bcen laid to the field. A M Y C H R S T NA A S AN D
New hutments, warehouses, bar- A H A Y N W Y A R
ifacks and countless other build-
ings sprang up, almost overnight. T Al M i S
As the construction goes on, AlMen in Servie and
the military population grows. In Their Loved Ones at Home
the green-painted barracks, and
in row after row of hutments (H M P
which replaced the Tent City of- l A
other days, thousands of soldiers. 0( A S r
now in training for the highly i
technical work of the Air Forces :; STANLEY STEEL STRAPPING & TOOLS
and the Signal Corps are housed. 132 13 TA F Pon
Anyone who saw Drew field a 132 131h TAMPA, FLA. Phone 4493
Anyone who saw Drew field a
year ago would not recognize it,,
today. I


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____!AW .....Merry Christmas

FROM THE SPECIAL SERVICES OFFICE

New Base Library Shows to Be Presented in Good Talent on
New Recreation Building
Proves Popular In the future the Drew Field. 'ilan S a
base arena shows will be present-
Mii f ed in the new recreation building fL _
on First street and between K and rWn t o
L avenues. A combination theaterI
The new Base Library, located and gy asiu, t will house a Due to bad weather, the Special
The new Base Library, located of the shows formerly held in the!er e Office presented its
at the corner of Avenue C and outdoor arena as well as other Services Omfce n ariese t
6th Street in the south wing of events brought to the field, weekly Tampa Civilian Variety
Show in the Service Club nsteadv-a-T am
the Service Club, is proving it- The building is located a block of in the Base Arena, where it a
and a half east of the AWUTC of in the Base Arena, where it
self a popular place for the men Hqs. on First street. Two other had been presented before. Miss
of Drew Field. During the first buildings of the same architec- Narcissa Leland, hostess of the I

3631 men visited the library, 650 will featuMre s n of recorded music until a future
Wednesday an d Friday evenngs.oi
registered for borrowers' cards, Theatrical entertainment wil be date.
Theatrical entertainment will be
and 967 books were checked out. presented on Tuesday, Thursday The Defense Recreation Com-
The reading facilities furnish a and Saturday evenings. mittee, responsible for the variety
wide range of subjects, varying Units desiring the use of these show, has sponsored most of the W T CR strib or
buildings for dances and other entertainments that have come
from technical books on radio and purposes may obtain .same by out during the past year. To find i
aviation to Western thrillers and contacting Lt. James Brown at sufficiently good talent for two
best sellers. There are at present Ext. 287. shows a week is a difficult task
approximately 2300 books on the All foi-thcoming attractions will for any committee, no matter
be announced on the Drew Field where it is situated. Even though ,;AA
library shelves. The Base Tech- Reveille radio show, the public many excellent performers live
nical library numbers approxi- address system and in the Echoes. in Tampa, we must not underes- MM^^-`^^.^mm.`sam`s
mately 400 volumes. In addition timate the problem of securing
to books, 110 current magazines Civilin them. Miss Merle Holloway ar-
are availab0 current magazines iln Employees ranged this particular entertain-i We acknowledge with deepest appreciation
The library occupies two spa- Enjoy Rocky Point meant; it was successful. .
The library occupies two spa- enjoy oky Pint Mrs. Harry Sandler, a soprano, j the co-operation of the following firms and I
cious rooms in the Service Club. Civilian employees, assigned to delighted the soldier audience
On the lower floor are the book the office of the Base Engineer, with her two groindividuals whose support helped make possi-
stacks, reference tables and held a general get-to-gether and eluding such selections as "My ble the eight-page pictorial secion apperin
charging desk. Upstairs is a large fish fry at Rocky Point recently. Hero," "Thine Alone," and "Make ble the eight-page pictorial section appearing
well lighted reading room, with At the conclusion of the day's Believe." She sang with spirit issue.
a sweating capacity of sixty. One f in'this issue.
a seating capacity of sixty. One fun, a voluntary contribution was and color, arousing such enthu- il I e.
end of this room is equipped raised among the personnel pre- siasm that the show ended with Th friends
wit lounge chairs, magazines sent and given to the Drew Field group singing of World War I These friends extend sincere season's greet-
racks, and newspapers holders. Recreation Fund. songs. t
The rest of this room is filled with e ings to the men in the service.
tables and chairs for reading and
writing. Blue drapes, wine-color- B i ,y
ed ivy baskets, rustic wall brack- Tampa Photo Engraving Co. Union Shipyard Cafe
ets with potted plants, waxed E 10 W. Zack 1905 Grant
floors- these, combined with Air Base Bus Lines, Ic. Oak Pak Cleaners & Laundry
many colorful books, make a 512''wiggs 3210 C. Bronadway
home-like atmosphere which ap-nrane Agency 2007 izoh tGro
Sho ,e-like atmosphere which ap-e Ma BfSas Oifice Bldg. The Palace Jeweler
peals to an increasing number of / Henderson Baking Co. 1520 Broadway
men who are spending-their eve- 2706 Florida Ave. Fredericks Super Market
nings pleasantly and profitably. Nera Sn rocenderson 4405 Florida Ave.
iTebasaTampa Steam Laundry e
The library is open daily from unn Broo Dairy ToesTa te Ave. m Laundry
9 oclk in the morning until 10 106 E. Osborne Ave. The Rainbow
o'clock in the morninguntil 0 Aline M. Gudgell 1514 E. Broadway
at night. Two books may be bor- B yMaas Office Bldg. The Chataerbox
rowed for a period of two weeks Bryn-Alan studios 707 s. Howard Ave.
and may be renewed for a longeek4 i 416 Tampa St. Henry's Lock & Key Shop
and may be renewed for a longeiLaundry & Cleaners Lafayette St.
period, if the book is not in de- W. Osborne & 19th Monroe Caiculating Machine Co.
mand. If you have not as yet vis- American Bureau of Shipping 608 Jackson St.
cited the library, make in r, The Pullinan Co.
ited the library, make an effort Red Top Liquor Store Union Slation
to do so. 0 id raLa Typewrier temair Co.
-to do 50. Tartler's Bakery 2,06 E. Broadway
_f'___ ___ggg' Saggaarkev Hamon gCo.MBE S Se716 Grand Central Ave. Sterling Cleaners & Laundry
.. Ho327 S. Franklin Cors. Margaret Rev
Howarked Harmon Co. 5120 Florida Ave.
"Ho-ard Grain Co. 3812 E. Laiavette St.
7 .Cass bMike iosenbiaft
Walker Bos. Grocery Hillsboro 28th
3202 E. Broadwa C. Schiro & Co.
Ritz Service Slation Hilisboro & 28th
S1702 8h Ave. George Sewart

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.Ferlta Macaroni Co., Inc. 1405 Twiggs
M ERRY : s ^ *i-iiic y2010 N. Tamuan:a Ave. Edwards & :*oeshrler
ALeone Bros.Grocery First Na trial Bank Bldg.
awArmenia Shoe Shop Fis Bol Co.
Armnia SRoe Shop 2802 North Howatd Ave.
2208 ArmeniaAAve.vAo ris
BoyetWe Grocery Bufa!o Ave. Auo Pa
oBuffalo & 16th
Dr.1 I B2205 B Ho E.. R o dwa.ey Butter Krust Bakeries
J1003V Ai2 SOt 405 MacDill Ave.
1i iBakers & Confectioners Gradiaz Annis & Co.
Int. Local No. 361 2311 18th St.
I~I1pI Palm Service Station Fernandez & Garcia
4 l raskAves. 15th& Broadwaychoo
SValm & Nebrastka es. HIelen Hill Private School
Val Antuono Dist. Co. 1808 Dekie Ave.
1310 Sopring m o o e
510T/ Grand Central 706 Franklin
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1601 E. Columbus Drive First National Bank Bldg.
Flamingo Truck Lines Dixie Rag Co.
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w Leonard Mundy Rev. J. F. Brennan
T E VEE 9410 10th St. RIth Ave. & 17th St.
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l American Rag Co. Florida Grower Press, Inc.
2912 22nd St. 1306 Grand Central
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Si Rawl P. Auto Paint Shop Davis Island Golf Course
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.21147 137 F.h St. 2301 Texas .
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Christmas. 1942


DREW FIELD ECHOES


Page Seven


w TOW FIC AT THE THEATERS 3 Dances Weekly
Wed.-Thurs., Dec. 23-24-ONCE To Be Held at
P/sg/_. .UPON A HONEYMOON, Gin-
SI 2ger Rogers; News of the Day The Service Club
"-umNo. 223.
S0 a'z-- Fri., Dec. 25 FLYING FORT- With the opening of the En-
RESS, Richard Greene, Carla listed Men's Service Club, a series
FLASH! Plans are now under Lehman; Screen Snapshots; En- of weekly dances has been in-
way to change the time of the rique Madriguera and Orches- stituted. Dances are to be held.
Drew Field Cowboys' broadcast tra; The Greatest Gift. everyMonday, Wednesday, and
from Tuesday evening at 6:45 to Sat. Dec. 26 STREET OF Friday, with music furnished by
7:00 P.M. to Wednesday evening CHANCE, Burgess Meredith, the Deep Sleep Eleven, Drew
from 7:00 to 7:30 P.M. The sta- Claire Trevor; The Fighting Field's fine jazz band. The girls
tion, however, remains the same Engineers; Football Thrills of for the dances are being sent to
-WTSP. Be sure and listen to. 1942. the Base by the combined USO
the Cowboys From Drew... Sun.-Mon., Dec. 27-28 WHITE Clubs of Tampa, the American
May we express our thanks to CARGO, Hedy Lamarr, Walter Legion Auxiliary, and the De-
all the enlisted men responsible Pidgeon; This Is America; News fense Mothers.
or last Friday's Drew Fld Sta of the Day No. 229. The Special Service policy of
Parade over WFLA on Frida Tues., Dec. 29 BEHIND THE using admission tickets for the
00 to 9:30 PM What a s EIGHT-BALL, Ritz Brothers,! dances has proved successful and
:00Music ton 9 Pm. hd and real Carol Bruce; The Mask of Nip- will be given out at Miss Leland's
Music, songs, comedyandra pn; Monarchs of the Ring; The desk in the Service Club. A rep-
honest-to-goodness Army drama, Loan Stranger. resentative from each organiza-
the kind that really tells a story Wed-Thurs., Dec. 30 31 THE tion must pick up the tickets al-
about our field.. With the base BLACK SWAN, Tyrone Power, lotted to his unit before six
photo lab. as our basic theme, Maureen O'Hara; Community o'clock on the day of the dance.
we took the radio audience on a Sing No. 4; News of the Day The number of tickets is limited
typical Photo assignmeAt with an No. 230 to three per cent of the outfit.
Army Bomber and all the sound Fri., Jan. 1-A NIGHT TO RE- All tickets not picked up by six
and excitement that goes with it. MEMBER, Loretta young, Bri- o'clock in the evening will be
Army photographers were in the an Aherne;: Touchdown Tars; given to any man who comes to
radio studio "shooting" scenes, The Mouse of Tomorrow. the Library desk and requests
With their buddies at the micro- them, on a "first come, first
phone. Other photographers were them rst comes" rst
acting as radio sound men, add- Companies Invited served" basis.
ing realism to the broadcast. A rrn sS Lut. old, cf
dramatic story of one of the vital IT Arrange Parties Lieut. Gen. Arnold, chief of
functions of any army field. All For Rocky Point Army Air Forces, disclosed that
in all, it was an evening enjoyed we have a secret weapon or two
by everyone who participated, in- Many organizations on the Post up our aerial sleeves that will
eluding our studio audience. are beginning to take advantage deal paralyzing blows to our ene-
That reminds me: In case ou of the recreational facilities at mies. Parchute bombs, which
fellas' are interested in watching Rocky Point. Located in the Drew explode with deadly effectiveness
this broadcast from the Wt Field area, entrance to the just above the ground, were first
this broadest drom the WFLA ,rounds is made just prior to en- developed and used by the U. S.
studios, justdropbyany Friday tearing the Davis Causeway. Or- Army Air Forces, Lieut. Gen. Ar-
evening about 8:30 P.M. If you tearing the Davis Causeway. Or-
re on tim, a seat will be wait- anizations are mapping their nold disclosed.
are on time, a seat will be wait- kingg programs so tiat some
ing for you. Join Drew Field programs so tat some
wen it goes on Dthe air! time may be spent by the men in One of the new and encourag-
fishing and boating. ing developments in the trend
Schedule for the Radio Week: What was once nothing but toward air power is the manner
Daily--Monday through Friday Florida swamp is rapidly being in which soldiers from many
-WFLA, 7:05 to 7:25 A. M. Drew cleaned up, to be used as a re- branches of Army service are
Field Reveille-Tues. WFLA, 6:30 creational area for enlisted men. flocking to the Army Air Forces.
to 6:45 P.M., Drew Field Squa- The area already possesses four- Some are relinquishing rank to
dronaires--Wed. WTSP, 7:00 to teen boats available for fishing become aviation cadets.
7:30 (tentative), The Drew Field and boating, outside fireplaces
Cowboys-Thurs., 8:35 to 8:55, and benches for eating. It is plan- 1-
WDAE-Rookie Boy's Scrapbook ned also to provide for bathing
--'Fri., WFLA, 9:00 to 9:30 P.M. facilities and the serving of sand- G E E T I N G S
Drew Field Star Parade. wiches and soft drinks by the To All Men in Service and
---Army Exchange. Their Loved Ones
Army War Show. closed Dec. Transportation to the area may Broadway Ice Co., Inc.
20.'Tour of big cities has added be arranged for company parties
$1,000,000 to Emergency Relief through the Special Services Of- 4319 E. Broadway
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Flying Facts .a

Riding the skies in the world's now armed with is increasing en-
most heavily armed fighter planes emy plane losses.
and bombers, American airmen 4. U. S. air crews now have
registered a spectacular 5-to-1 greater combat experience than
victory over enemy aircraft in was the case during the opening
the year since Pearl Harbor, the months of hostilities.
Aeronautical Chamber of Com- 5. During the initial months of
merce said today. the war, America was fighting on
By the end of America's first an almost exclusively defensive
year at war, U. S. flyers were basis and there were even some
knocking 14 Axis warplanes out retreating actions, as was the
of the air for every one plane case of Bataan. Now scattered
they were losing themselves. This groups have been coordinated
was revealed by Undersecretary and American Air Forces are on
of War Patterson. the offensive everywhere.
TRAINED MECHANICS KEEP
FEBRUARY'S 2-TO-1 RATIO 'EM FLYING MUCH LONGER
EB WARY -ESO AN 42'EM FLYING MUCH LONGER
STEADILY RISES DURING "42 6. The expanding activity of
From the battlefronts in the the y rmy Air Transport Con-
Solomon Islands to the North Af- mand is resulting in the rapid
rican war zones, Yankee gunners delivery of the newer and better
are rapidly knocking out the best combat planes into the sectors
combat planes the Axis has to of- where they are most urgently
fer. The impressive victory ratio needed, and assuring quick and
is expected to increase month by adequate deliveries of spare parts
month, Army and Navy observ- and accessories. Also, the services
ers declare. are spotting great numbers of
trained technicians at strategic
U. S. CREWS SCORE 5-TO-1 points to insure the better main-
VICTORY OVER AXIS SHIPS tenance which means keeping
more planes in the air for longer
Opening battles of the war dur- periods.
ing December and January due to American pilots and gunners
their nature and the fact tnat they have proved by actual experience
were fought over an unprece- in twelve months of war that the
dentedly wide front, did not per- once widely touted "superiority"
mit exact tabulation of victories of Axis combat planes and per-
and losses. sonnel is largely mythical.
At the end of February, 1942, s-
however, the ratio was estimatedICAN para
at a 2-to-1 basis in America's fa- AMERICAN parachute sol-
vor. By August, 1942, the ratio diers. whom Gen. Eisenhower
in America's favor had mounted employed as ground forces to
to something like 4-to-1 for the lead the Allied drive into Tu-
month. September's score was nisia, are in reality super-infan-
8-to-1 and in October the 14-to-1 trymen. Their advanced train-
ratio was achieved. ing on British soil in recent
In individual encounters the weeks came perilously close to
victory ratio has been startling, actual combat conditions. The
At Guadalcanal, for inatanr-. in paratrooper is a "one-man regi-
one day, Navy and Marine Corps ment," at least until he has
flyers destroyed 42 Japanese made -contact with his fellow
fighters without losing a single jumpers. He is a one-man arse-
plane of their own. Again in the nel, too. He is a one-man restau-
Solomon Islands, a U. S. Naval rant, with breakfast, lunch and
task force was attacked by a fleet dinner in his kit. He is a one-
of 80 Jap dive bombers and tor- man medical coi ps, with enough
pedo-carrying planes. Sixty-five medical supplies to treat even a
of the enemy's planes were shot serious wound. (Washington
down. Daily News.)
NAVY NEEDS 20 JAP ZEROS: AVIATION: Development of a
DOWN 'EM ALL NEXT DAY new tank-carrying cargo plane
So f which also can transport guns,
On one front, the Navy revealed, ammunition, supplies, troops or
pilots on duty in the Guadalcanal armroopunito s ies, troopo s or
area found they were just 20,Jap comaratnd opradistant points was an-
planes short of enough to estab- bounced by the Fairchild Engine
lish the 5-to-1 ratio they hoped nd Airplane Corp. Production
to maintain. The following. Thv and Airplane Corp. Production
to maintain. The f a b d-the is reported under way. (Phila-
they went out and bagged the delphia Inquirer.)
needed 20 enemy planes with noInquirer.)
loss to their own equipment.
Army and Navy authorities
point to numerous factors to sub- Member
stantiate their belief that the 14- V.F.
to-1 victory ratio will be im- F.
proved upon each month as the Purple Heart
war progresses. Among them are
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TRAINING OF TROOPS: Just
remember, soldier, keep your
face dirty, hide by day and
travel by night, add a couple of
drops of iodine to the water
when filling your canteen, and
sleep on your side, if at all, so
you won't snore. So run part of
the instructions on "soldiering
alone" that are being dished out
to soldiers, in the event they are
caught behind the lines and
don't relish the thought of a pris-.
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THE TANK DESTROYER
CORPS is one of the newest but
proudest branches of the U. S.
Army. They are so tough they
claim to start .their training.
where the Commandos and Ran-
gers leave off. They train under
the fire of live ammunition. At
Camp Hood, Texas, machine
guns fire two feet above the
ground as the destroyer men roll
out of slit trenches and crawl
through barbed wire entangle-
ments. (Pittsburgh Press.)

ONE THOUSAND young
Mexicans assembled across the
border from Laredo, Texas, pre-
paring to enlist in the U. S.
Army. (Washington Times Her-
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S- 3 SEASON'S GREETINGS

NWO 'WW Aw M H From
9- BEN AND MACK
Tampa U Kick s UDrew Basket Ball B N A D M
IUiil First Call for Boxers Team Will Start V
Dr This is the first call for box- Season in January UM HREY Ma RE R
rew aers who would like to be mem-

1(irps 45 to Interested men should contact team continued their practice Customhouse Brokers & Forwarding Agents
Lt. Thatcher at Extension 804, during the past week under the
before Wednesday, Dec. 23. direction of Lt. Colley, coach of TAMPA, FLORIDA
By PFC. DELWYN BAGGETT A meeting of all interested the team.
in boxing will be held at the Drew's season will get under
Before some 2000 spectators the Base Physical Training Supply way officially in January with ,... ... %.^% %
University of Tampa football Office, 5th and E Street, outside competition being met by
team scuttled the Signal Corps Wednesday, Dec. 23, 4:15 p.m. the team.
team from Drew Field, 45-0, in a The team, which has been cut
downpour of rain on Dec. 12. to 15 men, will practice three
The Spartans scored on the sec- Base Hqs. Team times a week beginning Monday. A
ond play of the game and con- t Ready fr With the present squad, Lt. Colley MERRY C RISTMA S AND A
tinued to ile up their lead Gets eay or foresees a successful season-ahead
throughout the game. Taking ad- Basket Ball Season for his Cagers. H A HAPPY NE W YEAR
vantage of the breaks, the Tam- If anyone desires to try out for 10
pans scored in every period. Base Headquarters basketball the team, report to the Base Phy- TO A L L SE RVICE M EN
Matherly Stars team went through their second sical Training Supply Office at E L -
Little U.G. Matherly took a la- workout at the YMCA last Mon- Avenue and 5th Street.
teral from Paul Straub on the day night in preparation for the Three practice games are ten- H a EH H
opening kickoff and raced from coming season., actively arranged for this week
his own 29-yard line to the sol- The squad was divided into two with Tampa high schools. .. JVJ E 5 RUS I
diers three yard line where Louis teams and put through a practice -
Beach pulled him down. On the game under the watchful eye of Drew Men to
next play, Matherly hit the line S/Sgt. Utt who is handling the eW M n
for the score. The try for extra coaching reins. Take Part in
point was wide. Coach Utt said after the prac-
Tampa U. kicked off and Drew tice session that his team would Sarasota Game
fumbled on their own 15-yard be ready to go when the Drew 11 T EL De 0STO
line. with Junior Thornton rec- Field basketball league opens in An All-Star West coast soldier
covering the fumble for the Spar- January. A few practice games football team will meet an All- RIG HT D W N TOW N
tans. Striking through the air, the between now and the first of the Star Navy eleven in the Celery; .
Spartans scored their second year will round the team in good bowl game at Sarasota on Christ- Marion and Zack
touchdown on a pass from Ma- shape and make them one of the mas Day. MANAGEMENT
therly to Crossland. Straub's kick leading contenders for honors in The soldier team will be made TAC Y A D A M S A-N'D W. P. H O L M E S
for the point was good. the league here. up of service men from the West ,awa *s s
Drew Drives Attending the practice session Coast and coached by Lt. Metro .- ,_,~
In the second period, Drew last Monday night were: M/Sgt. of Drew Field.
drove into the enemy's territory Luis Aymond, S/Sgt. William G. Some of the players om the SEASON'S GREETINGS, SERVICE MEN
for the first time with Pane car- Thomas, Sgt. Joseph Byrne, Sgt. Drew Signal Corps Training Unit
trying the ball. Pane hit the line George Popp, Corp. W. A. Griffin, football team will be on the squad
for eight and Pan e hit the line Corp. Mareld L. Nicholson, Pvt. that will arrive in Sarasota on V
timely, but on the next play, the Mike Chihutsky, Pvt. William Dec. 24 for the big game between
hard driving fullback fractured Smith, Pvt."- Anthony Menoli, the service elevens. State s Attorney
his wrist and had to leave the S/Sgt. Utt and S/Sgt. George Both teams will put strong ag- *-. %.
game. Beach punted over the Wilkinson. gregations on the field for the
game Beach punted over the w holiday game. a n
Spartans' goal line on fourth holiday game. A ___"T / i
down. SEASON'S GREETINGS
Playing the slippery ball safe Team Standings In The first wooden military trans- SEASON'S
Clements punted to Drew's 41Softball League pane ofpthe war aidy s
where the ball was fumbled and SoLeague nearing completion at a Curtiss-
recovered by Tampa. Straub R D Rd D an Wright Corp. plant somewhere in
reoaedto t F ra Radio Dept., Radar Dept., and Missouri and soon will undergo Tampa, Florid
streaked to the Flag Wavers 12. Headquarters "B" grabbed the flight tests..
After losing 14 yards on an at- lead in the A.W.U.T.C. School -' ,,.. -,. a^
tempted lateral, Clements shot a softball league that got under- AUTO--INSURANCE-- FIRE
pass to Laster for the Spartans' way last week. --
third touchdown. The extra point Standings of the teams: W L B U S S E SEASON'SIC EN
kick was wide. Before the half TeamB U S S E Y SEASON'S GREETINGS, SERVICE MEN
ended, the Spartans shoved across Radio Dept. 1 0 INSURANCE
their fourth score of the day. R D 0 AGENCY TAM PA E THER 0
Drew made its first serious Headquarters "B" ____- 1 0 Phone M 1718
threat as half ended. A Headquarters "B----------1 0 1 Phone M 1718 T F LE A~HER1 09
player grabbed the ball fromDrew Motor Dept. O 1 H29122 1211 Tampa Street Phone 3965
Spartan runner on the latter's 1Administration Dept. 1 109 E. Lafayette Street
partan runner on the latter's 17 Tel. & Tel. Dept. ___ _0 1 .ER -ARG-';,.. 't im'AM. a-- :n
yard line, but the whistle sounded Results of games played: Radio
before the soldier could run a Results of games played: Radio
before the soldier could run a Dept.,' 11, Administration Dept., "Soldiers Envorite Y,,Hf pnam mjee
play. 3; Hdqs. "B" 5, Tel. & Tel. Dept., STEAiKS AND P cOPS Hey T ere R
r ands Play ; Motor Dept.,, 3, Radar Dept., Al M E
Drew and Tampa U. bands 10; Radio Dept., 11, Hdqs. Co., Sod r CHRIST M A
played during the game, with the 9th F. C., 9. 1
Tampa U. band parading between IREstTAURANT IE VER YON E
the halves. The Drew band re- Buy War Bonds for a merrier TAMPA AND TWIGGS STS.
ceived a big hand on its rendi- Christmas and a happier New
tionri of "Praise the Lord and Pass Year next year.
the Ammunition."
A blocked punt in the third CULP LUMBER CO.
quartet set uo the fifth touch- 'Everything to BuildAnything'
down for the Spartans. A passput WE WISH ALL SOLDIERS 'Every g Builde A thing'o
the ball on the 17 from where A MRRY XMAS an aMade To Order
Crossland swept wide around end 500 Packwood
for the score. HAPPY NEW YEAR From Ph. H 1862 -:- Tampa
The soldiers still bothered by i Merry Christmas .
the fumblitis setup the next
score, when they fumbled on their T
32 yard line. Clements and Straub IHE P L CE Calling All Service Men A DD
carried the ball to the 10 with
Holmes bucking across for the: YBOR CITY'S LEADING TO GET A HOME COOKED
score. Straub added the extra MEAL AT B AR
point. J Ef W E L E RSB K N OX G R I A L
12-Men Play JACKSON AT TAMPA STREET
Tampa scored their last touch- 1520 7th Ave. YBOR CITY 405 JEFFERSON ST. Open from 8 A. M. to 12:00 P. M.
down late in the final quarter I I
when Spoltore intercepted a pass I
on his'own 15 and apparently had IU E 0 NATT T
a clear field ahead of him. But -V OWNSEND E A T ': 1204 FRANKLIN ST.
as he reached Drew's 20 yard Sash Door H E N D E R S O N T Invites You to D e
marker, a player came from no- ash r tNN es You BAND e LL-G
where and momentarily slowed & Lumber Co. E'^A" BAKING CO.'S SEASON'S BAND
down the runner. The officials LUMBER & MILLWORK B R E A T Every"Hi-Hat Rhythm Makers"
ruled he came from the bench ROOFING AND PAINT RE. J GR E Every Nite 7 P.M.
and the ball was awarded -FHA LOANS- 2702 FLORIDA AVE. Till Midniaht
to the Spartans on the one yard PHONE H 4891.
line. M1cFee plunged over for the N. Rome & Fuller Street w-. -.--.."" --- *r UUfl
final score. The kick was good. "Flowers Telegraphed Back e' OR
The kicking of Beach was out- Phone H-3787 Home Under Bonded Service" .
standing for the soldiers. McASKILL MUSIC STORES N Ba Kng
Play Xmas Day Radios and Repairing NELS N erry Christmas
Drew Field players will join the Sound and Inter Communicating
Arm t s llStarteam Systems "THE FLORIST" 2702 FLORIDA AVE. And a
rmy West Coast All-Star team Authorized Capehart and Scott Open 9 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
Celery Bowl at Sarasota. The Radio Service Closed Sundays Happy New Year
game starts at 3 o'clock, Dec. 25. 1116 Graad Central 514 TAMPA STREET

epW W ,SERVICE MEN HENRY HOWKEE CO. POST OFFICE CAFE .
". ALBERTUS HOTEL CHINESE HAND LAUNDRY C. D. Kavakos, Prop. Dinners, a.
SG A dHome Away From Home Satisfaction Guaranteed Plate Lunches, Beer, Wines & Phone Y-1219
SCold Drinks, Pies and Pasties. 1 S. A
956 Twiggs M-1339 504 Tyler Street 406 Zack Street Tampa, Fla. 7th ST. & 6th AVE
406 Zck SreetTamp, F 4.


-DREW FIELD EMNOES


Christmas, 1942


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Strike Up the Band ..


Know America's Planes

BEECH AT-7 ADVANCED TRAINER


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Shown here by the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America is
the Beech AT-7 Army advanced trainer. It is a low-wing monoplane, the
wings tapering more on the leading than on the trailing edge, and with the
fuselage projecting slightly ahead of the Pratt 6 Whitney aircooled engines.
The latter are almost in line with the nose. The wings have a moderate
dihedral and the elevators are slightly shorter than the tailplane. The cross-
section of the fuselage appears roughly rectangular in shape.
....._. b.


OUR TROOPS live pretty
primitively in their scattered
camps. They're on American ra-
tions now and the food is really
wonderful. But there is very lit-
tle water. There is no room for
little niceties and homey touches
as in the bigger tents in Eng-
land. And there are no lights.
Military police patrol the streets
in the cities. Usually it is quiet
as the grave by 10:30. (Column-
ist Ernie Pyle.)
__A GROUND CREW sergeant
who smuggled himself aboard a
Flying Fortress in the clothing
of an ailing waist gunner
knocked down a Focke-Wulf
190, with his first shot at a live
target. (Washington Times Her-
ald.)


THE WAR, EUROPE: Ameri-
can four-engined bombers which
raided Rouen in northern
France in daylight Saturday
shot down 19 enemy planes in
the fiercest battle of the war be-
tween the American and Ger-
man air forces. (Washington
Times Herald.)

WEST AFRICA: The French
in West Africa have decided not
only to open Dakar to the ships
and planes of the Allies, but to
fight beside them for the com-
mon victory, it was learned.
(Washington Post.)
Buy War Bonds for a merrier
Christmas and a happier New
Year next year.


Greetings from Lakeland


UNIFORM DON'T
1. DON'T wear flying clothing at any time except when
actually engaged in flying missions or when going to and from
such missions within the post.
2. DON'T wear your headgear in an office, officer's club,
restaurant, or in other places where custom and courtesy re-
quire its removal.
3. DON'T stand or walk around with your hands in your
pockets.
4. DON'T place insignia incorrectly on uniform; arrange
all insignia according to regulations. See AR 600-40, with
changes, Miniature insignia is authorized only for general
officers.
5. DON'T wear shoulder sleeves insignia on raincoat or
white uniform.
6. DON'T neglect wearing insignia of grade on shoulder
.loops of raincoat and field jacket unless directed otherwise by
proper authority.
7. DON'T wear watch chain, watch fob, or any un-
authorized article of jewelry if it is exposed.
8. DON'T wear uniform unbuttoned. This includes coat,
overcoat, and shirt, as well as other articles of uniform. Don't
fail to button pockets. Don't fail to button collar band of shirt
when necktie is worn.
9. DON'T wear mixed uniform, such as cotton trousers
with wool shirt or cotton shirt with wool trousers.
10. DON'T wear raincoat for warmth.
11. DON'T wear a shirt that is not strictly regulation;
don't wear a shirt that has a stripe or pattern.
12. DON'T wear any article of clothing with broken,
cracked, or defaced buttons which are exposed.
13. DON'T wear coat buttons that are so attached as to
have the coat of arms in any but the vertical position.
14. DON'T let brass get tarnished.- If you have no time
to polish it daily, cover the brass with some substance such
as lacquer so as to retain the shine. Don't neglect polishing
brass on the belt.


At Tampa Theaters...
Tampa Theater- Starts Thurs- Inc.," Edw. G. Robinson; "Grand
day, Dec. 24, through Wednesday,, Central Murder," Van Heflin,
Dec. 30: "Palm Beach Story," Celia Parker; Wednesday, Thurs-
Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea. day and Friday, Dec. 23-24-25:
"Talk of the Town," Cary Grant,
Florida Theater-Tuesday and Jean Arthur; "Jackass Mail,"
Wednesday, Dec. 22-23: "Wild- Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main.
cat," Arline Judge; "Lucky Legs,"
Jinx Falkenberg; Thursday and Florida Theater-Dec. 26: "Rock
Friday, Dec. 24-25: "The Glass River Angels," Western; "Torrid
Key," Veronica Lake, Brian Don- Zone," James Cagney, Ann Sher-
levy; "Footlight Serenade,' Betty idan; Dec. 27-28: "You Were
Grable, John Payne. Never Lovelier," Rita Hayworth
and Fred Astaire. Single feature.
Victory Theater-Monday and Dec. 29-30: "That Other Woman,"
Tuesday, Dec. 21-22: "Larceny, Virginia Gilmore, James Ellison;


"Dr. Renault's Secret," Lynn Rob-
erts, James Sheppard.
Victory Theater-Dec. 26-27:
"Maisie Gets Her Man," Red Skel-
ton, Ann Sothern; "Kings Row,"
Ann Sheridan, Ronald Reagan;
Dec. 28-29: "Are Husbands Neces-
sary," Ray Milland, Betty Field;
"Tarzan's New York Adventure,"'
Johnny Weismuller; Dec. 30-31-
Jan 1: "Juke Girl," Ann Sheridan,
Ronald Reagan; "All Through the
Night," Lloyd Nolan.
LEGISLATION increasing the
the pay of nurses attached to
the armed forces went to the
White House with House accep-
tance of Senate amendments.
(Washington Post.)
NATION-WIDE DRIVE for
WAAC recruits launched by the
Army as officials seek to step
up weekly enlistment from 900
to 1,800 women. (Washington
Star.)


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A Very Happy Xmas
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DREW FIELD ECHOES


C"ir's:mas. 1942
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Florida's Many

fflracdlons Sel

For New Season
Service Men and Women Find
Only Two Major
Spots Clsoed
SILVER SPRINGS, Fla.-Ma-
rineland at St. Augustine and
Eagle's Nest Oriental Gardens at
Clearwater are the only two of
Florida's major attractions that
will not be open for the duration,
it was revealed in a survey just
completed by officials of Silver
Springs, Florida's largest and
most heavily patronized natural
attraction.
In addition to Silver Springs,
available from earby Ocala via
bus ad taxi daily, the following
are among the widely known
beauty spots now ready for the
new season:
Florida Cypress Gardens at
Winter Haven, Bok Tower at
Lake Wales, McKee Jungle Gar-
dens near Vero Beach, Musa Isle
Indian Village and Lost Lake
Caverns near Miami, St. Peters-
burg Reptile Ranch, St. Augus-
tine Alligator and Ostrich Farm
and the Fountain of Youth, Sara-
sota Jungle Gardens, Wakulla
Springs near Tallahassee, Tur-
ner's Sunken Gardens at St. Pe-
tersburg, Oriental Gardens and
Stowe Lodge near Jacksonville,
Rainbow Springs near Dunnellon,
Sanlando Springs near Orlando,
Dupree Gardens near Tampa, and
Monkey Jungle at Goulds.
In addition, all of Florida's
many State parks also are open,
and visited daily by scores.
Military traffic is increasing
daily at all places, it is reported,
with wives, children, and parents
of soldiers, sailors and marines
joining their sons in restful hours
of relaxation and peace amid nat-
ural beauty so common to Florida.
Silver Springs, only 70 miles
from Camp Blanding's thousands
of soldiers and in the center of
Army and Navy camps believed
to be housing over 200,000 men
within a 100-mile radius, is a not-
able example of how an attrac-
tion of this type can fit into the
war effort.
Not only do wives and families
arrange to meet their sons here
for week-end outings, but con-
voys of men running upwards of
750 men have visited the grounds
every Sunday for the past several
months.

WEAR THE ONE THE ONLY
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UNIT PRODUCTION
OF PLANES
UP 100 Oo +'
TONNAGE PRODUCTION
SOF PLANES
UP 3000 /

FACTORY SPACE
UP 75%o

NUMBER OF PLANTS
a sJ UP 70%'o

NUM BER OF EMPLOYEES
| UP 1300 o

MAN-HOURS 01U RS
UP 155,yo

WOMEN EMPLOYEES
UP 2575 0.o

AIRCRAFT ENGINE
dB HORSE-POWER,
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$ DOLLAR VOLUME OF OUTPUT
SOURCE: AERONAUTICAL CHAMBER | UP 1 6 0
OF COMMERCE OF AMERICA


FOR XMAS SEND THEM
McLean's SEALDSWEET Oranges and Grapefruit
Priced from S2 to $4.50. Plus Express (Same as Last Year)
At Drew Field, See A. M. GILREATH, Base QM, Extension 687
WM. C. McLEAN & SONS, Florida Fruit Growers Since 1884
Phone Us: 2929. Nights, H-42603. Write: Box 21, Tampa, Florida
Or Call at Suite 4, 4041/2 Zack St. (North of Post Office)



WISHING YOU A JOYFUL CHRISTMAS AND
EVERY HAPPINESS IN THE NEW YEAR!


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wait for it... wait because the only thing like
Coca-Cola is Coca-Cola itself. Customers smile
and start moving up to pause and be refreshed.

"There's a cheerful spirit about this way of
accepting wartime restrictions. Morale is high."


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407 Tampa Street Telephone 3222



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1004 Franklin St.
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Chrisimas, 1942 DREW FIELD ECHOES


SEASON'S GREETINGS SEASON'S GREETINGS To All Service Men .. GREETINGS... WITH BEST WISHES
FROM FROM A VERY MERRY FROM
CHRISTMAS AND A Regan Lumber j
S. H. K RESS KNG-GRECO VERY HAPPY Company P RATT FOOD
HARDWARE CO. NEW YEARCompan COMPANY
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S TAMPA, FLA. 8h AVE. & 15th ST. BOX FRUITS SHIPPED 48th & BROADWAY
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GREETINGS GREETINGS FROM FROM WHOLESALE GROCERS
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m Y J. W. Connor & Sons Launry Berger & Rachelson. Wish You a Very Merry
Wish You aoVeundry Merry
BService aion BROD Inc. : Christmas and a
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C GREETINGS BEST WISHES FOR
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FROM GREETINGS FROM FROM JOYOUS CHRISTMAS
FROM
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Sunny Brook Dairy Rk R S Ck Company Millng Co. Electric Co.
Rock Road Six-Mile Creek : Company ing
1006 E. OSBORNE TAMPA, FLA. Lafayette & Hyde Park 3021 BROADWAY :. 403 E. BUFFALO AVE.
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Restaurant SUP. c sExchange
S. First National Bank Bldg.
1402 19th TAMPA, FLA. 705 MADISON ST. 409 TYLER 1110 FLORIDA AVE.
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SMrt- American Rag Grocery Crenshaw Bros. Al & F.,Grocery .
Sar Com Produce Company
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W." 1807 JETTON AVE.
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Chrisimas, 1942





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'Chrisnmas, IS42


Page Fourteen DREW FIELD ECHOES


Radio Officer
Uses Knowledge
Gained With Zenith
Lt. Durica's assignment as Ra-
dio Officer, Air Base Squadron,
Drew Field, Tampa, Florida, en-
ables him to use in the war effort
technical knowledge gained dur-
ing years of experience with the
Zenith Radio Corporaton.
Back in 1932, Lt. Durica forsook
his studies in mining engineering
to become a technician with
Zenith. After a year in laboratory
work, he was transferred to the
service division as a field en-
gineer.
With the entry of America into
the war, Lt. Durica immediately
q liedd for military service, re-
",tstioning and receiving assign-
-*', to the Air Corps. As a lad
.,-re he gained his initial ex-
- .... in flying, frequently
11o rides in the old DH's
.. -...- standards. Lt. Durica
.-.- ,arn to fly, believing
*- :" .~~\Tsrience will enable
him ti' ,i greater service.


Stat'o
(Conti-


Hospital
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diseases w': constantly
making field .'. rdous. At
Drew Field, a .-,.- flnoughout
our nation and "... o. the wprld,
routine medical -'. ." ...icval work
is being performceJ 1I ,mnnelint
individuals of the r- "1 'epa t-
ment in large, wer' "'. and
well-equipped hospit,' .. ( every
single combat group. '.'" a
bombing group, pursu: .''or)..
air warning service batt." 'art
mored force, motorized for,',. -a
rachute battalion, or air-bor-.' '"i
fantry platoon, the medical de
apartment is well represented ani
makes its presence known by pre-
serving the health and maintain-
ing the best possible physical con-
dition of the men involved.
Proper Equipment
In the Station Hospital at Drew
Field, the medical staff consists
of doctors, dentists, sanitary en-
gineers, veterinary officers, ad-
ministrative officers, nurses and
highly trained enlisted men of
all ranks and grades. The entire
staff is bound together by a com-
mon ideal--to remove the fetters
of disease and injury from the
men in training in order to make
them more effective combatants
on the far-flung battle fields of
the global war.
The new station hospital is vir-
tually a camp within a camp.
Plans for construction of such
hospitals provide materially for
the furnishing of beds for 4 per
cent of the military strength, with
the capacity to expand for the
accommodation of a larger per-
centage. The Drew Field hospital
has surgical, medical and psychia-



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To All Our Boys


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TAMPA, FLORIDA




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From

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TAMPA, FLORIDA


tric wards, X-ray clinics, surgical painless dexterity and dentures
operating rooms, laboratories, are given the man. In addition to
dental clinics, an eye, ear, nose other duties, dentists constantly
and throat clinic, an out-patient conducts investigations on the
building, and a flight surgeon's causes and cure of dental caries
building. There are buildings for and pyorrhea.
nurses and officers living quar- Now, when brilliant military
ters. Each ward has a sun parlor, exploits are becoming quite com-
and in addition there i.s a patient's monplace, it is well to remember
recreation building w h i c h is that military surgeons and their
equipped completely by the staffs have labored long and un-
American Red Cross. Other build- tiring to make these missions suc-
ings include a post exchange, a cessful. Their work is never fin-
theatre, kitchens, mess halls and ished actually, for it only reaches
supply warehouses. its peak as the smoke of battle is
Dental Check clearing. ,i l
The dentists play a very im- s.-, a-ce
portant role in keeping 'em
healthy. Drew Field men receive A MERRY CHRISTMAS
excellent dental treatment in a MERRY CHR MA
modern dental clinic where cap- AND
able practitioners attend them. A HAPPY NEW YEAR
toothache can cause a good deal
of discomfort, and teeth in bad To All Our Soldiers
condition often lead to more ser-
ious consequences in vital organs. and Sailors
To prevent such an occurrence,
Drew Field dentists check the M
teeth of all men on the field pe- E Vk
riodically. Cases demanding at-
tention report to the clinic, X-rays Beer-Wine-Sandwiches
are taken and when teeth can be 1441 FRANKLIN ST.
saved, fillings are made. Other-
wise they are extracted with Il.. Ai


GREET I N GS FROM


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1005 Cumberland Ave.

Tampa, Florida

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Wish All You Soldiers

A MERRY XMAS AND

A HAPPY NEW YEAR
Sorry I can't give you all an Xmas present-
but there are too many of you.
"GOD BLESS YOU ALL"


THE JOHNSON FAMILY

214 E. LAFAYETTE STREET


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C a 4 DE L E


EVERYBODY is singing or Zimmerman, Sgt. T. J. McCaslin, Marshall (Curly) Beasley, of
playing "White Christmas." And, two northern Yankees, and Sgt. the Hi-Hat Club, is trying to con-
as I sit at this Corona with the Leo W. (Red) Kirk, a southern vince Jimmy (Tiny) Licata, the
floating shift, pounding out copy rebel, finished what was left of singing bartender, to play Santa
for this week's column, I think it. the Civil War. Claus on Xmas night;
will be if it gets any cooler. But * *
the after dark folks don't seem to Your reporter for the first S/Sgt. Anthony J. Grezik isn't
mind the cold spell. They manage time had the pleasure of sitting doing so bad. See him with a
to keep warm by dancing. And in at a party of She-Officers. different one every night.
,jthe crowds continue to flock to It sounded funny saying, "May *
S night spots, as was the case I have the next dance, Lieuten- Mr. and Mrs. W: D. Campbell,
-.t week, there won't be any ant ..." but it worked, a well known couple from the,
need of portable heaters, fuel or Ozarks, were host to Pvt. J. B.
no fuel. The Seabreeze hit the spot with Springer, Drew Field, a f e w
Lt. Roy F. Humes and Lt. W. nights ago. They're really enjoy-
The Paddock Bar stayed plenty (Bill) Hastie. The Army will have ing the Florida sunshine.
warm last Sunday after the Drew to get some Spanish cooks to *
Field band busted in. Pvt. -Don satisfy these boys from now on. Sgt. Warren L. McGraw, a
Davis, formerly with Artie Shaw's bashful bridegroom of n i n e
band, started things buzzing -with months, was spotted at the Sara-
a letter he received from Briga- A little, red-haired singer of toga Bar in company of Pfc.
dier General F. H. Osborn, chief one of our clubs is in the middle Warren T. Thompson and Corpo- '
of Special Services--Washington. -on one end its Lt. J. A. Gentry, ral James J. Poulos.
Sgt. Woody Harwick, who has MacDill field; on the other, its *
worked overtime to get the Drew Pvt. Joe Rahar, of Drew. Both Why are they calling Pvt.
band going, acted as host to Pfc. handsome boys. May the best Wilfred W. Andre, of Drew, the
Bernard Kowalski and Corporal man win. lone wolf of Franklin street?
Ralph Sujican. After all had *
agreed that the Drew band was Drew Field has lost one of its
the best in the service, Private best photographers. M/Sgt. Geo. Manuel Garcia, Jr.s
Charles Fick, of the Medical D. Landes, jr., has left for parts .
Corps, poured more "fuel" on the unknown. His last request before Spanish Restaurant
fire, telling the gang about the departing from our midst was
swell Volleyball team they also that a copy of the Drew Field 915 Tampa at Tyler
had at Drew, and of which he is Echoes be mailed to his parents, Ph. M 52-073 Tampa, Fla.
captain. He, nevertheless, gave a Mr. and Mrs. George D. Landes, amp
lot of credit to the top-kicker, Sgt. Box 251, Lisle, Ill.
Harry Walters, whose softball. "
team captured the championship THE CHATTERBOX was the i SOLDIERS
for Drew. scene of a party given by Lt.
Paul Anderson. According to ALWAYS WELCOME
Danny Brown, of the JEWEL .what I hear, there wasn't a dull aO L EEADL
BOX, is sure making a hit with moment. Those attending the L BUULEVARD
the boys. Once again he took party included Lt. William H. RESTAURANT
his entire floor show to the Clifford, Washington; Lt. John ETAUANT
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Drew Day Rooms

To Be Furnished

By Tampa People
The Tampa committee of camps
and hospitals of the American
Red Cross, through its chairman,
George Lenfestey, is lining up
residents of the Tampa area to
furnish day rooms for servicemen
at nearby bases like Drew Field.
Mr. Dan M. Hartley, Red Cross
field director at Drew Field, has
received a great many calls from
interested individuals and organ-
izations. Contributions of radios,
tables, pianos, chairs, recreation
equipment and other furnishings
are sought. All contributions be-
come the property of the army,
under the direct jurisdiction of
Capt. Chester K. Delano, special
services officer at Drew Field.
"Whike the day rooms are built
and furnished partly by the
army," Hartley said, "our com-
mittee expects to add to these
basic furnishings to make these
rooms like home to the men. To
do this, we need a tremendous
amount of equipment, more than
the average person would ima-
gine. That's why we need cooper-
ation of all the citizens and organ-
izations in the Tanipa bay area.
It's not just Drew Field we want
to equip, but all the army and
coast guard bases in this region.
"This project has been success-
fully completed by thousands of
committees throughout the na-
tion, and there's certainly no rea-
son why ours can't go over the
top, too."

Base Photo Officer
Promoted
Lt. Robert E. Price, Base Pho-
tographic Officer, was promoted
recently from second to first lieu-
tenant.
After graduating with high
honors from Mississippi State
College in 1938, Lt. Price studied
photography at Tasope, a photog-
raphic school in Aurora, Miss. For
the ensuing two years he was
photographic director for the
Dixie Advertisers. Later he func-
tioned as service consultant for
the Mississippi Power and Light
Company.
Commissioned as a second lieu-
tenant in the Army Reserve Offi-
cers Corps in 1938, Lt. Price start-
ed his present tour of duty on
Sept. 15, 1942.
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"B ITZF" By CPL. ROLPH FAIRCHILD
By S. SGT. TOM CARUSO The tale of how T/5 Leonard
Do you fellows know how tele- E. ("21") Evans came by his nu-
grams are sent? If so, please exI- medical moniker revolves around i
plain to Pfc. Ubich. The last time a little dinner party Tampa
that he wanted to send a wire, Monday night. In an off moment W E APPRECIATE IT .. .
that he wanted to send a wireEvans told the four EM with him
he asked for some advice, and he to "order what you want the
got it. It seems that Ubich wanted t order you wa
to send a birthday greeting which party's on me. They did.
Come payoff time and "21" took .... we'll bet the folks at home appreciate,
he had forgotten. "How do you one look at the bill and beganwe bet the folks home
want your belated greeting sent, grabbing frantically at his pock- even more than we do, the patronage you
Night 6r Straight?" Upon which ets. The "some odd cents' did not
Ubich replied, "Late hell, I want worry him, but the $21 in that
it rushed out right away, and I left hand column put him in a service men have given us this year.
don't want it to go crooked tizzy. After all, he's only a soldier,
either." Get on the beam and lay This week saw a sudden crop
off the Rum, chum. of burr-heads in the GI line at THE PICTURE YOU SENT HOME IS TRULY
One day while going through Mess Hall No. 3. It is just one ofUR U ME ULY
company drill, Lts. Humphries those things. Somebody started
and Friedlander pulled a surprise it and people like S/Sgts. John T f
on the boys and yelled, "GAS," E. Elliott, James W. Weaver, and A
simulating an imaginary gas at- Pvts. Walter B. Brook, Cecil L. 5
tack to check on the speed and Buchanan, Gus C. Freeberg, V
efficiency in which the men re? Francis E. Love and Paul C. ("Li'l
sponded. Everyone in ranks acted Abner") Morse followed suit. WE ARE GLAD TO HAVE HAD A PART IN IT.
with lightning precision. Upon These are normally very nice
checking the manner in which looking parties, of course, but
the men had donned their masks, they would now be considered
it was found that one S/Sgt. who "ruin't communities" back home
did not have a mask, clasped both:-by all who knew them in the old *
hands to his nose and mouth as a days. No wonder they have their
substitute for a mask. Upon spy- pictures taken with helmets on!
ing the unfortunate sergeant, Lt. There are people around won-
SHumphries exclaimed, "Well men, during where "Prayer Meeting
we only have one casualty, and Willie" Wynne came by the gui-
a sergeant at that." Whereupon tar: Seems he had $5 and a cook t
''the sergeant replied, "Sir, there at Mess Hall No. 3 had one for cS ( *
are two of us. You forgot to put sale for $10.
your mask on." All we got from So Willie put the bite on the
the Lt. was a smile, which was boys in barracks T-123 for the
meant to be "let's call it a draw." additional five and procures the
Conversation overheard while guitar quite legally, contrary to I i
riding the bus. (One colored sol- some reports. Anybody having I 0
dier to another) "Say, George, do copies of old favorite songs kindly J
you know what happened to me get in touch with Willie so he can
last night? It was about four- discontinue trying to hum tenor I/
thirty in the morning, I was on parts. FROM ALL THE FOLKS AT
guard at my post, when out of __
,the darkness appeared a figure "Of course, I'll be liberal with i
and asked me who he was. Broth- my money after, we're married, IY N A I
er, I nearly changed complexion, darling. I'll spend it on you as
I was that scared. I told him I fast as I make it. Now, what else
never saw him in my life. "Well, do you want to know?" 4
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Christmas, 1942


Pacie Two-Part 2 DREW FIELD ECHOES


911th QM PLATOON

ON THE BALL --.
By PFC. R. C. T. PEARMAN T2 rt ; EAS URY
Thirty lines, double spaced, .,
ltat's ail the space I have in
which to tell you all the news
about our noble platoon. So here's
what I'm going to do; I'm going
lo write about our Top Kick.
Now you stick around, 'cause
you might learn something.
Yes, sir, Downing was quite a .
guy as a civilian and as a soldier
l:e is still the tops. Here are just
a few 'Did you knows" about the
'ituy.
Did you know that in one way
c- the other he has been leading
people in one thing and another .
all his young life?at he used to --


play some instrument right now).
Did you know that he used to
a-range, conduct and play in his
w<.vn band?
Did you know that he was very
busy as a civilian, yet he found
time to take a group of children,
with no previous knowledge of THE WORLD'S SAFEST PLACE TO
music, and fashion them into a
.mighty good musical organiza- PT YOUR MONEY
lion? (And that he is trying to get PT Y M
tieem to play for one of our week-
Iv- dances?)
f Aside from that, do you know 3rd FIGHTER COMMAND new red, white and blue uniforms
tiat I challenge anyone to step SOQ HQ. & HQ. CO. which will be delivered in the
vp and give one reason why he near future. Quite a few of the
i5 not the best Top Kick we've r U | f Al men have been showing up good
ever had, bar none. J S N L at practice. Dixon, a tall boy,
Things I liked about the dance practically has the center post
. The Torrid Tempos of "Banjo" By Cl. L y R tn tied up with Landry, Smith,
1Hawkins and his Florida Colle- By Cpl. Larry Ralsfon Wojoichowski, Urban, Longman
glans .. The fancy dancing of The Signal Headquarters Cor- playing bang-up guard positions.
"Ghost" Smith and little Lillian pany basketball team went and Carrano, Mason, Rush, in the
Aiaxey. Both very good, but who through another stiff work- out forward slots.
couldn't dance withsa partner like Monday night at the Tampa The company volley ball team,
Lil The way Pvt. Theodore 'railer Park court. Concentrating under the guidance of Swartz, is
itobinson looks heavenward while on short and dribble-in's, Lt. still lingering very near the top
dancing. Was it the music? Or Cardwell sent hisboys through a in the league standings.
was it the girl? The aristo- rough drill, followed by a long
cratic jitterbugging of Pvt. Ed scrimmage session. P PICTURE A check for
F.-eeman ... That-hot combo that PRIZE PICTURE. A check for
f-atured Cpl. Downing on the sax, Approximately twenty candi- $1500 is on its way to Cpl. Ken-
T/5th Grade James on the bull dates originally went out for the neth C. Pratt of Northvalle, N. J.,
1.dAdle, both ably aided and abet- team, but the squad has been cut stationed in a northern
lel by civilians Simons .at the down somewhat. Signal Head- now stationed in a northern
. .ano and Roberts on the drums quarters Company won a practice camp. A good shot with a camera,
.The way Pfc. Mitchell game over the Quartermaster Pratt won first prize in the News-
f:Kunced about the floor with that team. They have-another practice paper Snapshots Awards with a
Lcfty babe, truly quite a two- game with the 564th A.W. Bn. pix entitled "Guardians of Our
:m3e. The squad-is awaiting their Far-Flung Outposts."


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Christmas, 1942


563rd .A.W. BN.
SIGNAL-EERS
By Pfc. Norman V. Taylor
Two of Hqs & Plotting's men,
M/Sgt. George C. Greider and
Pfc. Harvey C. Larson; were ap-
proved for OCS. The Hqs. & Plot.
Co. extends them best wishes for
their future.
A great morale builder was the
compliment paid to us by Lt. Col.
Richards on the occasion of our
recent dress inspection. Col. Rich-
ards stated that he has all his
faith in us. He said he believes
we shall prove dependable and
efficient in the theatre of opera-
tions.
A few of the boys are leaving
on their furloughs in the next
few days and we want to wish
them a pleasnt stay and a Merry
Christmas. We wish we could all
go but, unfortunately, that is im-
possible; however, we will find
some way to spend the holiday.
I would at this time like to in-
troduce two men who are keeping,
.e posted on the events occurring
L their companies. They are Pfc.
.ichael Denis and Pvt. LeGant,
of Hqs. & Plot. and 2nd Reptg.
companies, respectively.
The 2nd Rept. Co. heads the
WAR BOND buying list by hav-
ing 100 per cent subscription, but
very soon all of us shall-have
followed suit.
Several of the Battalion's men
have returned from their fur-
loughs. Among them are two of
our favorite cooks, T/4 Sam Sun
arid. T/4 Fook Yen. We -hope we
can put them to work soon cook-
ing for us the meals we all like
so much.
Those of you listen to the radio
may have heard T/4 William S.
Carrol, guitarist, and Pvt. Phillip
Special, violinist. At any rate,
they sure make things merry
around here every once in awhile.
We were sorry to see some of
our boys leave this outfit to join
another and we want them to
know that we will miss them.
The 1st Rept. Co. is proud to
announce the coming marriage of
T/4 Raymond McLeash, which
will be solemnized on New Year's
Day. We would like to wish you
all the happiness, Sergeant, and
may all your troubles be little
ones.
The Battalion is forming a bas-
ketball team and I will soon be
letting you know how each com-
pany stands in our- competitive
games.
SIt seems the Battalion mail
clerk is getting quite a workout
these last few days as the Christ-
mas mail has been pouring in
from all over the country.
Well, boys, I think that's about
all for this .time. So, until the
next time, this is your Battalion
reporter signing off.


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501st S.A.W. REGIMENT

.OBSERVATIONS
By Sgl. Caesar J. Longo
Never discovered until now
thati. the 501st had so much talent
among its soldiers. It's true that
wcU:en soldiers are busy they find
little time to display their talents
to t.hir fellow soldiers as well
as "the civilians.
'While on the subject of talent
and artistry, we find that Acting
Sgt. Steve Hnida, of Det-P, has
sore than one talent. His spe-
ciai.ty is painting. In addition to
h;.s ability to paint, we find that
he can write short stories, can an-
li.unce on the air, can .sing, and
cat write poetry. We expect, in-
ci.entally, his entrance in the
For:t Benning Infaitry School
very soon.
SPrivate Stanis is a fluent speak-
er of five languages. He is also
"basso profundo," and lover of
(Ccand Opera. He is a member of
tie Drew Field Chapel Choir.
Speaking of the Choir, Chaplain
ilMadden can use more singers. For
MIVdnight Mass Services, which
*will be held in the Service Club,
the Choir will broadcast Mass
(L'eonard's) over a local Tampa
Radio station. Sgt. Longo will
render two religious solos: Can-
Vique De Noel and Bizet's Agnus
D i. Sgt. Doxon of the 503rd is the
organist. Another member of the
Choir is Sgt. T. Frank Welsh, a
-tcor, formerly with the famous
Westminster Choir. He acts as
Chaplain Madden's assistant. To
join the Choir, all you need do
is to be present at either of the
I: x'ee rehearsals weekly Mon-
day, Wednesday or Friday eve-
nings at 7:30 sharp.
We also have S/Sgt. Joe Black
wlh.o is a real Irish crooner. You
a iy hear him broadcast soon.
Returning from furlough, we
fihd that proud Philadelphian,
still as jovial as ever. He smiles
ai: the time, yes, even when he
sl.Ieps, we observed!! We know!!
Sgt. Oswalt also returned from
furliough and reported, in Com-
x:znique form, the game between
Ca. Tech. and Alabama. "Ossie"
is from Alabama. Whom do you
think he was for?-You're right.
UNUSUAL ODDITIES:
According to the personnel of
th:e Dispensary they have a very
frequent visitor. Hypochondriac-
tically speaking, the poor fellow
is very ill. At the suggestion of
"i\Mustache V (for victory) Serkin.
they administered the famous GB
Solution. He took it not more
thin twice. Wonder why? Wonder
nw,:at GB stands for: GOLD
fItPCK?
Corp. Young, alias "Warden"
Young, a member of "Colini's"
KJtchen, displayed his ability as
a public speaker and comedian
at a party a few weeks ago.. In
fact, we think that the talent
mentioned in this. column should
appear on one of the Post's Radio
TPrograms. Don't worry, Youngy
old boy, you'll make Staff yet!
The party we spoke of was
given for Lt. Thayer, Mess Off.
of Kitchen No. 9 in anticipation
of his marriage which, inciden-
tally, took place on Dec. 5. Con-
gratulations from all of the 501st,
IA.!'!I
During the frequent Inspection
Tours of A Stage,. our Executive-
Qfficers, Lt. Col. Andrus and Maj.
(astreich, .never leave the. area
loitil they've paid their visit- to
Mi-mi's "puppies." Mimi- is the
irmascot f-or -Det. P.
PERSISTING .RUMORS:
Sgt. De Michael's. soon-to-be
TWLfe is a Tampan. Yes,.and what
a beauty? We predict the event-
ful affair in about two weeks.
Good luck, DeMike!!! There is a
street in the city of brotherly love
named after Sgt. DeMichael. That
is a" good one for Ripley.
Tlr.ough some channels, we find
that Sgt. Colini is expecting an
extremely large package from
Pennsylvania. Wonder if his
fiance is in it?
Lt. Thayer not being able to
understand why the Hotel Man-
ager gave him Twin Beds. After
a Lt., there is a: War. going on.-
It. the Manager of that Famous
SIHotel in- Macen gets .to read this,
please give Lt.. Thayer a room
with a single bed. Thanks, Sin-
cerely the 501st SAWR.
Tragedies of the 501st:
SDuring the shin dig we spoke
of a moment ago, the "Mortimer
Sterd" of the 501st, T/5 Pitcock,
last his false teeth. We immedia-
triy launched a searching party,
and after one long hour of snip-
ing, we located "Pitty's" teeth in
th "'golden" sands of Drew. Cor-
rection, the gold we saw was on
".'itty's" teeth. Ever since then
l-a's been living happily, chewing
awvay, chewing away--chewing
Sa'-ay.


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SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM


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Yardbird's Transition to turn to our Marines to prove their respective noggins and their
the statement. They long have brass is polished at the slightest
Should Bring Desire to been noted for their impeccably hint of tarnish. The final proof
tailored sartorial appearance. Yet, of graduation from "yardbird"
Improve Appearance if a poll were taken of the few status occurs when they are seen
Tokyo troopers who have met our. to sneer openly at the new bunch
Clothes may not make a soldier, Leathernecks in battle and man- of recruits who have just been
but his appearance goes a long aged to stay alive, we'll bet that showed into uniforms.
way toward indicating the type you would find they have a Unfortunately, a small propor-
of soldier that he is. healthy regard for the Marine tion of the men are content to
In the battles that the Army of Corps. maintain the status quo and look
the United States has participat- exactly the same as when the
ed in, it has an enviable record. A Change Shoulde Due QM first saw them in the clothing
And yet the average civilian's To'return to our own Amy, on warehouse. It is these perennial
opinion of the fighting qualities the otheran a of us kowa yardbirds" who inspire this mes-
of a GI individual, and of an yardbird" when we see one. sage.
Army in general, is unconsciously Certain things about him mark age
based on the military or unmili- said "yardbird" just as surely as -np -f thr
tary appearance of that individ- if he had "John" written all over One 4 Brothers
ual. It has become legendary that him. Mostly its the way he wears n Armed Services
a soldier's fighting abilities have his uniform; he looks awkward -
a definite relationship with his in it; it looks like a hand-me- Stationed at Drew
military bearing and the way he down from a hockshop; it bulges
wears his uniform. at odd places like a sack of pota,; Private Durwood Apple, son of
An Outward Indication toes. The garrison cap is unsewed Mr. and Mrs. George Wade Apple
Now don't get any wrong ideas. at the top and about the only of the Monroeton section of Rock-
We don't say that our slant-eyed, thing that keeps it above the eyes ingham County, North Carolina,
saki-drinking enemies from To- is a sturdy pair of ears. In other is one of four brothers serving in
kyo would cry "Uncle" just be- words, nothing seems to fit him the armed forces of the United
cause our men had the barracks- the way it should. States. H-e is assigned to the 680th
bag crease taken out of their Gradually, as they are whipped Sie. A.W. Rept'g Co. at Drew
britches and bucked up their into shape, a change takes place. Field.
shoes once in a while. We just The more soldierly they feel, the Private Apple and his three
,believe that a soldierly appear- more soldierly they want to look, brothers are giving their parents
ance is an outward indication of They find the post tailor shop and something to be proud of, for
an Army's opinion of itself. have their clothes fitted. Their few parents can claim four sons
As an example, we have only.caps assume a rakish angle on in the army.


A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! .
To All Men in Service and Their Loved Ones Z,;
at Home

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709 FRANKLIN STREET TAMPA, FLA.




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Page Six-Part 2 DREW FIELD ECHOES Christmas, 1942


59ih AVIATION SQUAD. (SEP.) THE END OF THE TRAIL HO. CO., REPTG. BATTALION '
S03rd SIGNAL REGIMENT ..
BSHIB DIR T By PVT. STEVE G. HNIDA 5 S
(501st, Camp Desoto)
Dirt kicks out from neathh my
By Ppc. James Jasper Mitchell feet, S GREET NGS FRO
As I wearily trudge along. By SGT. LESTER SHEAR
All you "Hep Cats" and Jitter- Some boys in back are stagger- T/O Woes ..
bugs the day has come at last to /O Woes i s d
put on those Garrison Caps, so Others are singing a song. The most important subject dis-a 1 i S e
you can look sharp. s cussed by the instructor non comes
We have in our midst a man to The trail is long and far ahead, is the new tentative school T/O
carry your personal problems to Winding up over the hill. that came down from Washing-
(The Chaplain). The Chaplain is There are smoking ruins around ton. Many of the boys are worried LIVE OAK, FLORIDA
in the Squadron area every Sun- us, over the prospect that they might
day and Tuesday. I know just And ashes from a mill. lose their jobs because of a re- s :.
what you fellows are thinking duction in instructor personnel.
deep within your hearts, what a We've marched for days and They are forgetting that the T/O
break to get by the 1st Sgt. (Sgt. nights, is still tentative and up to this
Spinner), but the chaplain won't Resting a moment or two. writing has not been approved. : :, im "
be talking about the thrill of allStarting with a thousand men, There are a few things that
the boys desiring "a pass." Be- Returning with a few. have to be ironed out first. One
sides talking about personal mat- of them is Pfc. instructors. This
ters, the chaplain is a very elo- For some the battles are over, doesn't line up with the policy of SAFFOI D B R S. PB D U C C 0
quent speaker. Come to service They'll raise their arms no more. recommending superior students
every Sunday morning at 8I There is peace within torn hearts, for T/5 ratings. School expansion
o'clock to praise the Lord as well As there never was before. is another factor that has to be WISHES YOU ALL A
as to pass the ammunition. .taken into consideration. And WI YOU ALL A
Sgt. Spinner is selling Xmas God, to be just one of them, there are a few other things. R I S Ti AS
seals to help prevent tuberculosis. And end htis burning pain, The main gripe from the boys E
Try to purchase yours to help him That aches so deep within my is the lowering of ratings. This :
be tops before he leaves on fur- heart, is perfectly understandable and.' "Service and Quality Our Molo"
lough to visit -the "Old Home And sears into my brain, because of it, some fellows are' .1
Front" (Columbus, Ohio). putting in for O.C.S. If they are! i
The most interesting personal- The canvas load upon my back eligible, they should have done so 901 Washington Street Tampa, Florida
ity of our squadron is our perma- Grows heavy as I tread ahead. long before this. Some fellows 1,
nent CQ., Private Joseph Miller. My feet are burning hells of were jumped to their present ji,* g-a-ii gi ^ w-a *-' i i'-AH.--'---
If you don't believe it, ask the flame, ratings and don't want to accept
corporal in charge of the typing And weighted down with lead. a reduction. These men should be
,class, who openly declares Pvt. thankful for their extra stripes
Miller has a system all his own Oh, I'll be so very happy, and if they don't want to lose
called "Rocking Hit if you Can More than words can say, them, look around for a job that'
and put your Heart and Soul in When we come to that trail's end, calls for-the rating they hold.
every Key. And live once more ... some day. But there is another side. There'
All you guys who are wall- are some men who are going to'
flowers at the dance, see Pvt. When there'll be no roll of drums, be advanced. Other men are going
Richard (Ghost) Smith, who And a burst of bugles' blare, to have a larger number of non-
comes on with a jump to a down- When skies will not be darkened, corns under them than ever be- |
beat that is really "Reet" at the But remain so clear and fair. fore. And as long as the schools ,
dance every Friday night. continue to expand, there will be
I personally want Sgt. Barnaba When I can see my home again, a demand for more instructors. E
to see Pvt. Smith in order for The ones I love so dear; Well, boys, that's all the woes E A S
him to refrain from drinking soda All the smiling faces there, I have heard of, but if any of you
pops during the dance. I want to linger near, are still bellyaching about a raw .
Fellows don't jump to conclu- deal, remember, the T/O is only :
sions about Corporal Tutson and At last, we're over the hill, tentative.
myself staying in every night. We But yet another bend. -- a n
are only studying for OCS .. I Who knows? Perhaps that will beMOVIE STAR Jinx Falkenberg
hope sometime in the near future Where the trail will end. recently visited Gowen Field,
By the way, Pvt. Norris left while on a cross country War
the post for the first time last guard to this sport, you're fortu- Bond Tour. Asked whom she
week to see a great football game, nate inasmuch as you need only would like to see during her stay B E S T 0 F L U C K
"The Orange Blossom Classic," your identification tags to go out at the Field, she replied: "One
and to visit the very lovely Mrs. in the boats, while the civilian of the boys from my home-town."
Norris and their newly born boy. must go through considerable red SER VI C E M E N
next week. erman furnishes the soldiers with C
--- ----- poles, bait and takes them in his TO ALL EVERYWHERE
THE SIMPLER PLEASURES boat without charge. He asks only :':
OF LIFE that they turn over the catch to SOLDIERS
him at the end of the day.
By CPL. LEONARD G. RUBIN Did you know that you can rent A MERRY XMAS
a bicycle for a small charge perH S 0
Fellows; why knock yourselves hour? There are a few tandem And H ''
out trying to have a good time? models for those of you who wish! A HAPPY EW YEAR GENERAL CNTRACTORS
Not only do many of the boys to ride "bicycle-built-for-two" GENERAL CONRACTORS
exhaust themselves trying to have style.
fun, but they go broke doing so. Finally, the simple enjoyment From TAMPA, FLA.
After all, the boys in khaki are of walking with your friends or
under no obligation to support the just talking or dancing at the M KOT
local bars and juke joints. USO can make life enjoyable,' I, M K
The -weather here in Florida healthy and keep you well within is
makes swimming a perfect pas- your budget.
fimer rihth nnw Tn nadditinn the


relaxation is ideal for your "ser-
geant nerves." The boys in the
North would give their shirts to
be able to swim out of doors now!
Have you tried fishing in the
waters around these parts? The
bays, rivers and lakes are teem-
ing with all types of fish, just
waiting for your hook. With re-


SEASON'S GREETINGS
from

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Ph. Y 1648 16th St. & 6th Ave.|
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A VERY MERRY (HRISTMAS
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A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR

TO ALL YOU BOYS IN SERVICE.AND
YOUR LOVED ONES BACK HOME.


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Chrisfm~s, 1942


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DREW FIET D ECHOES





Christmas, 1942 DREW FIELD ECHOES Part 2-Page Seven












Best Wishes to All Greetings to All Our A Merry C A Merry A Merry Christmas
Men in Service to All Men in Service to All A
GILES MOTOR CO. Valencia Whitehead Sulphur A.DAMS
Floral Gardens Springs Drug Store American Leather A. A. ADAMS
Floral Gardens Machinery & Supplies
105 FRANKLIN ST. 8120 Nebraska Ave. Company achiry & Supplies
A FL2312 E. BROADWAY
TAMPA FLA. 80 N. HOWARD Phone S 5105 1312 FRANKLIN ST. TAMPA, FLA.D
TAMPA, FLA. TAMPA, FLA. TAMPA, FLA.
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:C : AA Vyery Merry : Merr
Best Wishes to All :. A Very Merry Christmas and Happy ,A Merry Christmas
Christmas New Year to You All Christmas and a :and Happy New Year
er Max-.Gonzalez A .i Happy New Year V A
SDr. Edward F. Carter T MGonza, Alfredo y Familia East Side Sheet etal VILLAZON & CO.
. "r :. Liquor Store East,-ide "heet M1tal
rocery Works cigar Manufacturers
1903 Grand Central Ave. C 1601 E. Columbus Drive 1601North Howard Ave. 2511 21st ST.
TAMPA, FLA. 140222nd STREET
STAMPA, FLA. TAMPA, FLA. TAMPA, FLA. :


SA 'Merry Christmas :. A Merry Christmas Cim. G i. : To You All.. A Merry A Merry Christmas
and Happy New Year Christmas reetings and Happy New Year
and appy ew ear S GA R Christmas and a : To All Our Men in Service
SS.M. REGARD R :
Tyrolean Tavern MACHINE MILL SUPPLY aoca Corporation Happy New Year THUROW RADIO
y e MACHINE & MILL SUPPLY 0 : TU R
Restaurant Washington & Meridian DISTRIBUTORS
510' Grand Central 2nd Ave. & 15th St. TAMPA FLA. :. Dr. J. C. Vinson : RADIO-MARINE
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and Happy New Year and Happy New Year Good Luck ... and Happy New Year
LEVY DRUS Farmer's Sundries & UNION
LE Y DRU SYUNION
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': A Merry Christmas A Merry Christmas : A Merry Christmas Best Wishes For a A Merry Christmas
ToAlMnnSrictnam Merry Christmasa
S and Greetings to All and Happy New Year To All Men in Service and Merry Xmas and a and a Prosperous
Men in Service To All Men in service Their Loved Ones Happy New Year New Year
Sand Their Loved Ones Rev. Francis J. Booker & Dickson w
Henry G. Carter LAWRENCE
Henry G. Dr. Paul Roque Brennan' C.SS.R. Inc. FRUIT MARKET .
5505 BRANCH AVE. 1801V2 22nd St. 11th Ave. & 17th St. BELL & MORGAN :. MRKE
TAMPA, FLA % 59th & BROADWAY
TAMPA, FLA. TAMPA. FLA. TAMPA, FLA. TAMPA, FLA. .

A MR XA TO ALL SERVICE MEN-
SA MERRY XMAS and A MERRY CHRISTMAS Merry Christmas From A MERRY CHRISTMAS and GREETINGS
A HAPPY NEW YEAR HAPPY W .nderwoo-Elliot- A HAPPY NEW YEAR : Hilsboro
Frankin St A / \-S HAPPYJEWYEAR ^-Underwood-Elliott- : Strickland Grocery illsborough
Frankin St. Restaurant Valencia Garden Fisher Co. | orrckMa grocery Packing Co.
HOME OF FINE FOODS& : Meat Market :
H O FINEFOODS S RESTAURANT 411 E. Cass St., Tampa Fla. State Rd. No. 5 & S.A.L. R.R.
1406 Franklin Sreet 811 GRAND CENTRAL203 W. Platt Tampa Fla. TAMPA, FLA.

STo All Service Men .
A MERRY XMAS AND XMAS GREETINGS MERRY CHRISTMAS MERRY XMAS ANDA GREETINGS FROM
THE BEST OF LUCK IN HAPPY NEW YEAR
THE NEW YEAR. :. A. Caltagirone Henry s Lock & Key Clean Products Co. Murphy-McDonald
A Caltagirone. Keya: Cln Pr .odus Co. -. Lm erC. .
l. ROY N. GREEN Grocery Company Manufacturers of Soaps, Dis- Lumber Co.
-.. PHOTOGRAPHER : J 2111/2 E Lafayette, M 56-281 infectants and Alkalies Miss. & Carolina Ave.
S505 Morgan St. Op. USO : 2007 20th ST. TAMPA 1403 22nd Ave. Tampa, Fla. TAMPA, FLA.
'o diners .N GREETINGS TO ALL :TA GR E GREETINGS
We Wish You a Merry :. : GREETINGS FROM
Xmas and a Happy New Tampa Armature BEST WISHES TO ALL Lodatos Pharmacy THE RAINBOW :
.. POST OFFICE CAFE Works Red Top Liquor Store 1725 E. Broadway Good Clothes
90 Nebraska Tampa, Fla. TAMPA, FLA.
S 406 ZACK STREET 401 Morgan St., Tampa, Fla. .: :: 1514 7th Ave., TAMPA, FLA.
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St. Petersburg Wishes You A Merry Christmas


HQ. & HQ. SQUADRON
III FIGHTER COMMAND

SEA BREEZES
By Sgt. Joe Rarus
We would like to take this
means to extend our sincere bes'
wishes for a joyous Holiday Sea
son to the officers and enlisted
personnel of this squadron; more
power to the boys who were for-
tunate enough to get furloughs
and a chance for a reunion with
their families and friends for the
Holidays.
Congratulations are in order
for the following men who re-
ceived promotions recently: Tech
Sgt. Joe Driscoll of A-I; Staff
Sgt., William Sanders of A-i
Sgts. Norman Zinser and Willian
Nosker, of the orderly room; and
Sgt. Anthony Pillittere, Supply
Cpls. Louis Navarro, John Hyr-
cewicz, and Robert Smith; Tech
5th Grade James Reed; Privates


HELPING TO

KEEP 'EM

HEALTHY...
PHYSICAL fitness and
menial alertness are.
vital factors in the mak-
ing of a good soldier.
Each day in St. Peters-
burg and vicinity thou-
sands of quarts of safe,'
pure Poinsettia milk are
consumed by members of
our armed forces.
Poinsettia Pasteurized
Milk is helping to "keep
em healthy."


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St. Petersburg
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Reasonable Rates.-Day, Week
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"Only 4 blocks to Main Busi-
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Air Cinditioned, Private
Dining Rooms, Chinese and
AmericiAn Meals


Gilbert System Hotel
Betty C. Mitchell, Mgr.
748 Central Ave. St. Petersburg
Phone 7864
"Your Home Away from Home"
You Are AlwayI s Welcotme
A phone In Every HRoom
Hot and Cold Wnter All 'ries

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
At St. Petersburi

Sportsman Billiard Parloi
228 Central Avenue

St. Pete, Fa., Phone 50-612
"The Store That Value Built"
BERKMAN'S
Diamonds Jewelry Luggage
Gifts
Next to S-P Cafe
538 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, Fla.
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First Class Joseph Corry, Herman
Cohn, and Frank Mrockowski.
We now have in our midst, a
man who has been under fire in
the Pacific Theatre of Operations,
and who for eight months has
seen action in India and China.
Sgt. George Lancaster is the lik-
able chap who enlisted in the
American Volunteer Grop over a
year ago, and served under Gen.
Chennault of the "Flying Tigers"
of China, among other outfits.
George has survived several Jap
bombings, and has some interest-
ing tales to relate. His outfit dis-
banded not so long ago, and most
of the men sailed back to the
States to join new units. He is in
hopes of finding work in the


Weather Section which is his spe-
cialty. :
SQUADRON GOSSIP: _T h a t
extra stripe which Jim Reed of 2j
the Medicos acquired recently -'
may start the wedding bells ring- li
ing, come next furlough. Who are
the two boys in Headquarters
who breathlessly await the com-
ing of the morning paper each
day, so they can follow the ad-
ventures of Terry & The Pirates?
Joe Corry is still giggling over ,
the swashbuckling commando
tactics employed by Norman Zin-
ser and Ray De Lorenzo in the #1
recent blackout. Most comical
event of the week: George Hider
wearing his "Specs" during our
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To All Our Boys

NORTH SHORE MARKET
St. Petersburg' Florida



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Noted for its hospitality and friendly atmosphere.
Fireproof Building, Central Heating System, Elevator ,
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HOTEL CAR MEETS YOU ON ARRIVAL
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Christmas, 1942


Page Eight--Part 2


MERRY XMAS TO
ALL THE BOYS

DOTY'S GARAGE
SEvery Automotive Service
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799 2nd Ave., So.
Phone 8228
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The Season's Greetings from Sunshine City Firms


SEA BREEZES
(From Preceding Page)
recent blackout. That syndicated
column on Army life by "Bugs"
Baer sure has all the boys in
stitches; his whacky, comical
style of reporting sure is a big
favorite wit h the servicemen
everywhere. Wonder why Miss
Valenti got rid of her new hair-do
in such a hurry-it drew quite a
few whistles from the boys. Now
that Genkel has gone to school,
"Abie" Sancton can have that
certain little redhead all to him-
self.
Harriet Schroeder has found a
new way of answering phones .
with a gas mask on. "Snow-
White" Dzielnick of B-1 holds the
record for writing the longest let-
ters... you should take a gander
at the length sometimes. Neil
Grant is making sure that Santa
won't forget him this year; the
other day he bought a Teddy
Bear and mailed it to himself.
-, squadron wolves sure kept
ii'i"'hg in on the cutie Jackson




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The SEVILLA Hotel
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location.
233 Second Street, North
ST. PETERSBURG, FLA.


Marrion-Franklin
Hotel
550 7th Ave, South
T. PETERSBURg, FLA.,
rs. F. C. Farra, Owner-Mgr.
,L. leam Heat.- Near, Car Line.

Oldest and Largest
Dry Cleaners in Sf Pete
S 24-Hour Servic
PURVIS CLEANERS
619 9tl St. No.
Phone 4372-


GREETINGS
HOTEL CHICAGO
521 South 5th St.
St. Petersburg, Fla.
MODERATE' RATES


White's Music Store
Conn Band Instruments
Gretsch Drums, Sheet Music
"St. Petersburg's Only Ex-
clusive Instrument Store"
923 Central Ave., Ph. 58-199


Page brought to the Service Club
dance the other night. Wonder
why "Rope" Shields likes twin'
beds. That was some cocoanut'
that Jim Reed got in the mails
last week. "Abie" Sancton had
"Gus Jones of A-4 standing on
his head trying to solve some of
his nail puzzles. That was some
concoction we smoked in our pipe
lately: P. S. Boys, didn't youI
know we've got a rubber short-
age?
Next week, Al Amster, the reg-
ular scribe, will be back with his
comments after a 15-day fur-
lough.

FIRESTONE
One-Stop Service
Station
9th and. 9th, No.
ST. PETERSBURG
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Christmas Greetings
from
Vinoy Market
4.12 Is8 St. Noi.
ST. PETERSBURG


The Beauty Mart
Specializing in Hair Tinting
and Hair Cutting. Spiral
Permanent W7aving
Lewis E. Trubey, Hair Stylist
Ph. 8466 344 9th St., No.


VENETIAN BLINDS
MADE LOCALLY
Cartmell Mfg. Co. Inc.
Phone 8454-
1300 3rd St., South


Merrill's Market
1041 9th ST. SO.
ST. PETERSBURG
"Everything
For Your Food Needs"


Bryant's Beauty &
Barber Shop
We Specialize in All Type
of Work
446 4th Street, So.
ST. PETERSBURG


A REAL TREAT

A delicious patty of
chopped sirloin of beef...
individually planked with
buttered mashed potatoes
and vegetables Your
choice of fruit juice or
soup ... salad or dessert
hot rolls 75c.


TheSAND BAR
For those who like service
-and the best in life .


The CHATTERBOX
Central at First
ST. PETERSBURG


Lefter's Music Shop
Radios -Phonographs
Records and Music'of
Every Description
20 6th St., North


OWOSSO HOTEL
435 Fourth Ave., North
St. Petersburg, Fla.
Located close to all touriSt
activities. Home Envirrin-
ment. Large Lobby.
Sunny Porch.
Free Parking


MERRY XMAS TO
ALL THE BOYS
Rose' Wonder Bar
& Grille
172 Central Ave., Ph. 6133
ST. PETERSBURG


Big Crab Tavern
760 Central Avenue
Good Food. Good Drinks,
Good Music, Specializing in
Sea Foods & Sandwiches


SEASON'S GREETINGS TO ALL SERVICE MEN

SSIMPSON'S G OD FOOD
464 CENTRAL AVE. ST; PETERSBURG, FLA.
DELICIOUS STEAKS GCiPS AND SEA FOOD
"GOOD FOOD IS' OUR SPECIALTY





COMPLIMENTS OF

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1045FOURT ST. SOUTH PETERSBURG FLA.
I. zon FoURTH ST., SOUTH S:T.PETERSBURG, FLA.


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ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA


BUY WAR BONDS HERE

St. Petersburg Federal Savings & Loan Assn.


556 Central Avenue.


GREETINGS FROM

SPARK HOUSE
335 Second Ave., North
ST. PETERSB'URG, FLA.
Phone 8Z89
Homelike Atmosphere
Walter Isham
41, Owner and Manager
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distance to churches, amuse-
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130 4th Ave. No. Tel. 8115


WELCOME TO THE U. S. ARMY ...
TO ST. PETERSBURG

TROPICAL GROCERY CO.

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1825 2nd Ave., South. We Deliver Phone 8271

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o 1016 3rd ST., SO.

SST. PETERSBURG
PHONE 7549


For a Plentiful Supply of
Pure Crystal Clear Ice, Call


ICE SERVICE

COMPANY

Phone 8455, 123 10th St., So.
ST. PETERSBURG'


SMerry Xmas ... Happy New Year

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24-HOUR-AMBIJtl.CE SERVICE-$3 Anywi


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Thie COLONFALS
4th St. So. and 11th Ave.
ST. PETERSBURG
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. Specializining in Home Cooked
!. Food

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S ST. PETERSBURG


S GLIDDEN'S PAiNT STORE

- Paints Varnishes Enamels Radios
Pictures Mirrors & Artist Supplies

869 CENTRAL AVE. ST. PETERSBURG, FLA.


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"Remember Drew Field?"

r. Goldbrick'S Wanted: Warrant ing in navigation and other re-
Dr. Goldbrick's o late subjects.
Officers (J.G.) On Three civilians-sponge divers
S g A.A.F. Crash Boats ing equipment and worked on
crash boats-have been appointed
By PFC. J. J. O'GARA An opportunity for appoint- at this base by the Base Adjutant.
ment as warrant officers (junior The Third Air Force is responsi- i
Dear Doc: grade) is now available for en- ble for the recruiting of civilians
Do I really look like Gene listed personnel of Drew Field as maritime engineers in the
Autry, or have the boys just been who can qualify as maritime en- Army Air Force.
taking me for a ride? I am enclos- gineers on crash boats. Any Drew Field soldier inter-
ng a photo of myself ested in attaining such appoint-
Pvi. "Houston" McGee The qualifications necessary meant, contact Lt. Favorite, Base
Personally, you look like you've the examining board of officers Ext.259. S
been punching cows for years- include the holding of a navi-
and the cows kept punching back. gator's license, a score of 110 in RR
the Army general intelligence Seaboard Restaurant A M and EAR
Dear Doc: test, and the passing of the physi- Spaghetti a Specialty
I seem to be girl crazy since cal examination. The examining Spaghei a ci
coming to Tampa, for that's all I board of officers consists of Major Sandwiches Cakes Drinks
think about day and night. What Harry F. Bunze, Captain Harry Courteo. and Promt s service.
would you advise me to do about M. Doster and Lt. Rowell Lane. Appetizing Home CookingT
it? The latter is the recorder, holding 1901 Second Ave., M. Russo, Prop. t
"GI" Joseph a license for technical question- O IN GODIG
Dear Joe: ..EDI.GOD
nothing. You'll grow ou ot of A
that. All I used to think about
once was girls, girls, girls-now
all I think about is women.
Dear Doc:
I'm really puzzled as to what
kind of a gift to give my girl for
Christmas. I'd send her candy, but DIXIE
she doesn't eat any. I'd send her D lRAG U 0
cigarettes or liquor but she 12th STREET TAMPA, FLORIDA
neither smokes nor drinks. What 2901 12th STREET TAMPA, FLRIDA
should I do?
Perplexed Private
Dear PP:
How about some flowers- she "
smells, doesn't she?
Dear Doc:
Am I embarrassed! At the USO
quiz the other evening my boy BEST WISHES FOR A
friend thought Hoover was still
President. Should I marry a guy y CHRISTM AS
as dopey as that? MERRY. CRHETING
Hill-Billy's Dilly GREETINGS
Dea Dilly: AND
Sure, that's nothing. I have an
uncle that hasn't voted for the H0APP w 'B AR'
last twelve years-he thinks the HAPPY W YEAR
election booth is a shower. T UA
Dear Doc: P o
My friend writes me that he has
been rejected by the Army and he Polk Comptny
placed in 4-F because he is suf- WHOLESALE
fering from Dementia Praecox.
What is that? Canners of Citrus Fruits and Juices MANUFACTURERS OF
Corp. Belvidere Snagg AC
Dear Corp: DRU PR
Dementia Praecox: A with- Tampa, Florida
drawral from reality. Trying to
fign re out what Hedy Larnarr .
has that your wife can't have
straightened. HEALT
Secretary Stimson
Stresses Value of
Life Insurance
TAMPA -FLORIDA
MrT. Henry L. Stimson, Secre-
tary of War, in an open letter to
the officers and enlisted men of
the Army of the United States,
"In order to furnish maximum
protection for rr-mbers of the
Army and their dependents, the
Congress provided National Serv- IS IN'G AERY. BHT
ice Life Insurance. It is to the A ERR CIST A
personal advantage of every offi-
cer and man to have this protec- AND
tion. The cost is small, and with A AND
present pay rates every soldier A HAPPY NEW YEAR
should be able to carry the maxi- OY US C RISTM AS
mumr amount authorized. TO
"en are not taking advantageUS
of the benefits Congress has pro- ALL M EN IN SERVICE
vided, largely because they are AND A AND YOUR LOVED ONES AT HOME
not properly informed as to its
value, and are not sufficiently im- GILBERT HOTEL
pressed with' the need. G ILBERT
"It is my desire that command- 811 TAMPA STREET PHONE M 1094
ing officers of all grades stress OF GEORGE T. BRIGHTWELL, Mgr.
the value of National Service Life OF- -. ,^-J._-.... .. .... ...."- -........


Insurance to the individual sol-
dier through educational methods
and by personal interview."
For information on National PE
Service Insurance, contact the
Base Insurance Officer, Lt. E. B. AND
Dailey, Bldg. T-212, phone ex-
tension 893.
CALLING ALL BRONZE GEN- HAPPINESS
ERALS. A movement is afoot to
draft for the war service all
bronze generals, four-star and A O C
othc-rwise, who now stand atop L
pedestals in New York's public ENTRAL OIL CO
parks Metal being more useful
than decorative in wartime, the 616 TWIGGS STREET TAMPA, FLORIDA
retired generals may become
tanks and torpedoes if the project.
goes through.


SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM

; FORD PLUMBING CO.n
3807 FLORIDA AVENUE PHONE H 23-141


GREETINGS

GARCIA'S INSTANT SERVICE
ACCESSORIES OF ALL KINDS
24th Street and East Broadway TAMPA, FLORIDA
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DREWii FIELD EC~HOES


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4 h FLUN lUPS was told he couldn't draw flies, THE "BEEF" TRUST
3141h r LUNK-UPil SU but persevered and now does, T U
Some soldiers' gripings never
with editor Jess Zimmerman, are So soldiers grpngs never
By PFC. J. J. O'GARA cease,
the scoundrels, dear readers, who Or give their pals a moment's
Mlatrimeonv according io newly- fill the waste basket in the Pub peace-
wed Corp. McGarry. ex-Broad- Rel Off with paragraphs snipped All day long they fret and fume,
ayit e who gave up acting to en- from these columns. despite a! And never seem to change their
e this scribe's arguments; but, then, tune--
list in the Army, where you can people go nuts who try to have the This thing's wrong and that thing
eat regularly, and wheo prior to last words with echoes .. Major stinks,
induction appeared in Chicago in Domo Aymiond and Sgt. Thomas, He should run the Army, "he"
stock. having been accidentally with the aid of a little calculus, thinks.
pushd into a shipment of cattle have figured that two can live as The Army's wrong and he's all
cheaply as one, and come New right,
consigned to the Windy City, is Year's will take the plunge So saying-- morning, noon and
definitely "in the groove" Another good argument for trips- night.
The lq wolves are baying at the ing the present strength of the
moon these nights, especially Ed Marine Corps is to be seen in the Let's quit the beefing and go to
Planisek. Base S-2 heartbeat, for fact that Sgt. Stansbury and Sgt, work,
them cute little tomatoes in the Wasconis have received the nod N make it tough for this type
Base Telegraph Office have been for OCS, and so they leave us jerk. A MED R CHRISTI AS
packed bag and baggage and with our best wishes and their Griping wastes our good energy, A U B R Y I J A
hustled to a more distant section good cigars Pass the towels Which should be saved for the
of the Base A few months to Pvt. Bucksar, GI Western- enemy. A lD
ago, before taking calisthenics Unioner, who is sweating out a Let us hear the beef no more- A-
prescribed by Base Physical Of- furlough to that city of subter- We've plenty'to be thankful for,
"ficer Lt. Colley, this scribe was ranean agriculturists, Pittsburg, A HAPPY NEW Y AR
skinny, rundown and generally the ohly city in the U. S. that is HOW TO WIN FRIENDS. Some
under par. Now you'd never know blacked out 24 hours a day .. .of the toughest Yanks in Ireland
me -people think I'm walking Pvt. "Li'l Abner" Norris, Sq Man- have suddenly taken to Emily
around just to save funeral ex- about-Letters, who doesn't wear Post, report librarians with troops
penses, and I'm so bony dogs fol- sex, insisting there's no use in overseas. Adventure stories al- TO ALL THE MEN IN OUR
low me with a bottle of ketchup paying three bucks for shoes if ways have ranked high in soldier
Read On--I Dare You you can't feel them, is soups on literature circles, but recently ARMED SERVICES AND
Pfc. Benny Cohen, ex-bar- a snooks in KY, one "Daisy Mac" books on etiquette have enjoyed ARMED S E R V C E AND
S p.; from Philly, who paid off a hill-billy-Gilly Pass the a new popularity.
his witnesses and turned the key towels to Sgt. Zydron, quick- THEIR LOVED ONES
in his law office to volunteer his thinking Colonel's chauffeur, who Buy more War Bonds and
services when his number came the other day, upon running out
up in the draft, has his stocking of gas just as he reached a pe- Stamps every pay day. WHEREVER THEY MAY BE.
ready to hang in the Personnel destrian, promptly got out .and
section. and is in hopes that the pushed the car over him for he's
Old Kringle will look kindly on sweating out a furlough in his tape, on DS at Hqs, where h1e is
it and slip in a special order send- home town Norfolk, where he is taking a refresher course on Busi-
ing him to OCS This week's enjoying some of those incom- ness Administration from the cap-
9x12 Turkish towel with the Sul- parable Virginia ham dinners, and able Personnel staff That's
tan's autograph is jointly award- tossing off a real mint julep, yes all the dirt these fur lined ears
ed to a pair that are finding the suh' Corp. Herman, recogniz- have been able to gather, so, until 2911 BAY TO BAY BLVD.
water pretty hot lately, having ing that this will be a war of red next week, "Cheerio."
just sweated a week's restriction TAMPA, FLORIDA
imposed when they went on a .:*
spree, in the course of which they ..
took over a local Tourist Court,
and subsequently overstayed their
leave one day: Pfc. "Tex" Poite-
vant. who back in high school
was the only one at graduation
to receive- a black sheepskin, and
who while pulling Kitchen Pink- 01 r
erton at the 314th Mess Hall
where the pancakes are so heavy "
that they have the only stove on-
the Base with bow-legs, apparent-4
ly touched by the hungry look on
the face of Sgt. Cook, whose folks
back home still keep a light burn-
ing for him-in the ice box--was
collared by- Lt. Bostick in the act
cf .-z -rn GI cookies to pal Cook,
res.. in Bull Session on CO ..
carpet. during which was quoted s
old Army maxim "They Shall 41S gi
Nor Pass." Incidentally, friend
Poitcr,-ant was so miffed when
this cosumn last week jokingly Fr th Y WHOLE "GANG"
ref er red t o him and buddy getting om W
loaded on well-known brand of
rubbing alcohol, which anybody
Skno';s is deadly poison when
taken internally, that we shall re-
lieve ithemr of that stigma in this 0 RE WEL BOX NITE CL B
pParrh !est people who don't JEWEL BOX NITE CLUB
1know these chaps take the state-
mnent seriously-the truth of the
imatt'-r is that these' boys will :fit'TAMPA S TAMPA,
ake a nk --but are by no PASTREET,TAMPA, FLORIDA
means ruanies... Pvt. Solomon, 111
ex--.. cartoonist whose 3 FLOOR SHOWS NIGHTLY
cor.ie~ sr are a weekly feature in-
the Drew Fio d Echoes, and who S
when he fr-st started sketching -

kLEE MOORE ;
Distributing
Gordon Food Products
Phone M 63-173



"r ASON'S GREETINGS 'We are proud we are playing our part in
SERVICE MEN the building of Drew Field, one of the

L, B. CHAPMAN South's greatest air fields-for the world's
faple and Fancy Groceries greatest Air Force.
and Feedstuffs A MERRY CHRISTMAS
Choice Western Meats, Choice : AND
Ma-rke Supplies
Ma",,t Sup.pH Av. A HAPPY NEW YEAR
211? I1 'XErNTH AVE.
Pone Y 1153 TO
,- -I-ALL SERVICE MEN AND THEIR LOVED ONES
6 E. A. CLAY, Mgr.
SH. B. GARVIN ELECTRIC (0. LAFAYATTE HOTEL
120 LAFAYETTE ST. PHONE M5588
W .r ofHOME OFFICE


Engravings of Quality..
PBhone M4-1474 :
TA-MPA, fLORIDA Tampa Pholo Engraving [(0.
i 109 WEST ZACK STREET PHONE M4 58-684


DREW FIELD ECHOES


Christmas, 1942


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Fathers handed US. So in saluting the indomitable spirit of the men and
women in our armed forces, it's well to remember that if is up to US
I |(everybody on the "home front") to supply the weapons, the food and
other materials and the money to carry our war through to V I (CTO RY.
Every War Bond and Stamp purchased helps make it possible to launch
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Carl B. Smith Insurance Co. Lodato Auto Service James D. A. Holley
First National Bank Bldg. 1207 19th 709 Franklin
Florida Furniture Co. Iris Cafe Dr. J. F. Baldor
1316 E. Broadway 1806 141h St. Maas Office Bldg.
P. Puleo Feed & Grocery Ross Avenue Market Ernest Berger Co.
2502 Armenia 514 E. Ross First National Bank Bldg
Service Warehouse Co. Mangels, Ladies' Ready-to-Wear Dr. Ellis W. Holloway
1lth & Washington 606 Franklin 205 E. 7th Ave.


firms and individuals, who
Royal Grocery & Meats
213 W. Fortune
Piedmont Shirt Co.
2202 N. Howard Ave.
Mike Salvato Grocery
. 1747 Main
Pietro Roccafonte Grocery
303 N. Oregon Ave.


wish the men in the
Lykes Bros.. Inc.
209 Franklin St.
Hardies Beauty Shop
210 Polk
Dr. M. T. Diez
171712 N. Howard
Lenox Tea Room
2724 Florida Ave.


service a Merry Christmas.
Cleary's Sandwich Shop
3006 Central Ave.
Midcity Machinery & Scale Co.
116 Morgan
Singer Sewing Machine Co.
715 Florida Ave.
Rogers Transfer Co.
Polk & Pierce


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Birdsey Flour Mills
2703 E. Broadway
Floridan Garage, Inc.
Marion & Cass
Dr. Edward F. Grillo
422 W. Lafayette St.
Rubins Spanish Restarant
1403 Tampa St.
Star Kosher Delicatessen
805 Grand Central Ave.
Dr. Jose Suarez
1019 E. Columbus Drive


possible through the co-operalion of the following firms and individuals, who
Luther W. Cobbev Orange Hill Cemetery Co., Inc. Tampa Sheet Metal Works
Tampa Theater Bldg. Cass St. Arcade 1402 Grand Central Ave.
Weldon & Gray Candy S. B. Correll V. P. Spoto & Co.
201 Franklin St. 918 S. Orleans 1501 9th St.
Pallardy & Watrous, Inc. Lincoln Grocery & Market Villazon & Co.
416 Tampa 3800 29th 2511 21st St.
Paul's Service Station Strickland Fertilizer Seybold Baking Co.
15th Ave. & 22nd 8th Ave. and 25th St. Horatio & S. Dakota Ave.
Remington Typewriter Agency Sparrow Lumber & Millwork O'Brien's Drug Store
913 Florida Ave. 1701 W. Cass 1015 Swann Ave.
Jesse E. Harpe, Custom Dempsey Products Co. Kletts Grocery & Market
Gunsmith 1204 Platt St. 937 S. Howard Ave.


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Palma Cafe
2229 E. Broadway
Kingan & Co.
Whiting & Governor
Valencia Floral Garden
808 N. Howard Ave.
B. & B. Super Market
Morgan & Zack St.
Lonez & Llano Restaurant
1402 19th
Los Helados De Ybor Cafe
1814 14th St.


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Cuba Cafe
1301 E. Broadway
City Ice Delivery Co.
2911 Bay to Bay Blvd.
Dr. Rex E. Myers
20231/2 E. Broadway
Sanitary Poultry Market
1221 E. Broadway
Fontes Cleaners & Dyers
815 Roberts
Tampa Auto Painting & Trim
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939 5th Ave.
Columbia Vending Co.
1704 E. Broadway
Jose Franruiz & Co.
2nd Ave. & 19th St.
W. K. Zewadski
4041/2 Zack St.
Peoples Oil Co.
N. Rome Ave. & Union
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co.
1208 E. Lafayette St.


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Marenco Plumbing Co. Jewel Box Night Club Winn's Grocery Berger & Rachelson, Inc.
609 E. Columbus Drive 911 Tampa St. Broadway at 41st St. 12th & Whiting
Al & F. Grocery Booker & Dickson, Inc. Hamilton-Gower Electric Co. Universal Carloading & Dist. Co.
1603 E. Columbus Drive Morgan & Bell 403 E. Buffalo Ave. 810 Whiting
East Side Sheet Metal Tampa Coca-Cola Bottling Co. V. Costa & Sons Saffold Bros. Produce
1402 22nd St. 608 Cass St. 1520 10th Ave. Washington & East
Thurow Radio Distributors Seaboard Restaurant S. A. Freel Dist. Co. Saratoga Bar
115 S. Franklin St. 1901 2nd Ave. 205 E. Washington Ave. 1302 Franklin
Lera Grocery Victor Rey Grocery J. L. Morrison, E. I. Du Pont Co. Laycock Armature Works
2410 12th St. 3921 Nebraska Paint Div. Fortune & Ashley
El Encanto Cleaners Bav View Hotel Bell Bakeries, Inc. Manhattan Cafe
1818 15th 208 Jackson 1113 E. Cass 210 E. Lafayette St.


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Frank Falsone
18011/2 21st St.
Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer
510 Ashley
Fielder & Mitchell Awning Co.
109 S. Franklin St.
Tampa Armature Works
401 S. Morgan
G. R. Sanborn, Dist. of
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First Nainonjl BanK Bldg.
Dr. Juan Silverio
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114 E C3s
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Slovall Proi. Bldg
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S9Lh & E. Broadway
rarnieri Sunarine
501h ar Broadway
Primo Hardware- Co.
We-l Bultalo Market
105 W. Bufialo Ave.
Wnhie House Dairy
Six Mle Creek
L. & L. Distributor Co.
3'7053 Nei.r.Ka Ave.
Tampa Transit Lines, Inc.
Platt & Packwood Ave.
.' Kieckhefer Container Co.
1011 Twiggs
V. Lazzara & Valenti Whise. Prod.
1701 23rd


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J. P. Cook Roofing & Sheet
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Ignazio Canddleri
ii,0i Higniand Ave
Viclor Cafe
i)i4 Franklin St.
Amrnercus neaiaurani
.007 22nd
Dr. Paul Hoque
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A. iMassari
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D,Lc.aue & Co.
Produce. Fla.
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404 W. Laiayette St.
S.' Inral & Powell
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Labor Temple Local 500
16i4 8th Ave.
ElI rocadero
1701 E. Broadway
Carmelo Me. sna
-00 E. Fortune
Broaaway Ice Co., Inc.
43i9 E. Broadway
J. W. Conner & Sons
40th & E. Broadway
Weaver Rug Cleaners
Carmen & N. Delaware Ave.
La Rosa Grocery
2507 161h St.


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Florida Ave. & Kentucky
Ludwig School of Aviation
Peter O. Knight Airport
Crown Distributors
237 Water
Canada Dry Bottling Co.
Cass & River
Robbins Mfg. Co.
Nebraska Ave. at 131st St.
Dr. Joseph J. Ruskin
1901 Florida Ave.
Brants Bakery
2707 E. Broadway
..B.C. Employment Office
620 Twiggs
General Electric Corp.
604 Ellamae
Hillsboro Investment Co.
Citizens Bldg.
Tampa Paint & Varnish Co.
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Cooksey's Bottle Co.
1315 5th Ave.
Mitchell Roofing & Painting Co.
3918 Florida Ave.
M. L. Curry & Son
108 E. Park Ave.
Holstein Dairy Farms
Rock Poad at Six Mile Creek
Al's Market
2711 Nebraska Ave.


A. A. Adams Machinery & Sup.
2312 E. Broadway
Southern Pump & Supply
902 Twiggs
Myers Dental Laboratory
Citizens Bldq.
Tampa Drug Co.
313 Washington St.
American Mattress Co.
1806 llth Ave.


Estuary Bar
Lafayette & 131h St.
Robertson & Hennington Co.
910 Whiting
Beckwith-Holmes Co.
Grand Central & Magnolia
Jim Perez Beer Garden
126 S. Oregon
Vogue Cleaners & Laundry, Inc.
Howard & Morrison


Hirsch Engraving Co.
Bus Terminal Bldg.
American News Co.
1809 Franklin St.
Joe Langhoff Garage
290 S. Florida Ave.
Fisk Clothing & Jewelry Co.
1232 Franklin St.
Franklin Products Co.
409 Cass St.


N. Geraci & Co.
1701 23rd
Ernest L. Robinson, School Supt.
703 Madison
National Cylinder Gas Co.
2613 4th
Henry G. Carter
5505 Branch Ave.
Tampa Awning Co.
1604 MacDill


Spicola Hardware Co.
1907 E. Broadway
Grocery-Market
1713 Garcia Ave.
American Auto Service
302 N. Westland Ave.
Cuscaden Park Service Station-
3002 151h St.
Equipment Service
6112 Florida Ave.


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