V'OL. 1 No. 43 Published Every Week Drew Field, Tampa, Florida December 30, 1942
Drew Post Offices
Handle Big Volume
Of Christmas Mail
The Christmas spirit was evi-
dent at Drew Field throughout
tl- ro weeks preceding the holi-
di. judging from the volume of
maffand parcels handled by the
Base post offices.
During those two weeks most
,soldiers had bundles and boxes
crammed underneath bunks, in
their, barracks bags, in foot lock-
ers, ready to be opened on-Christ-
nias day. Others who could not
wait until Yuletide opened the
packages and showed what the
folks back home had sent.
SSo tremendous was the volume
of mail and parcels that two
trucks were used four times daily
for transporting the mail to and
from the Tampa post office dur-
ing that period in contrast to the
use of one truck three times daily
in a normal period. Additional
*soldiers were detailed to handle
the mail. Some of the incoming
mail went through the Army Di-
rectory Service (transfers and
overseas shipments), necessitating
rebilling of registered and in-
Almost all mail was delivered
by' Christmas day, excepting late
arrivals and transfers which, of
course, will still be coming in for
a week or ten days.
Below is a list of the postal
business done in the two Drew
Field post offices during the peri-
'bd of December 15 to 24:
Insured parcels delivered,
.(count) ------ ---12,842
Ordinary parcels delivered,
(estimate) ----- 5,000
Greeting cards delivered,
Rec'stered mail delivered,
unt) .-- ------------1,686
Insured parcels for mailing,
Ordinary parcels for mailing,
(count) -- ------------- 1,472
Greeting cards for mailing,
'Money orders issued,
(count) -- -- ---- 582
-Money orders cashed,
Stamps sold --- $1,315.00
Registered mail for mailing,
iYank" issue of Dec. 30
iFeatures G.I. Calendar
A big, full-page 1943 calendar,
'der -ted with numerous and hu-
mi s cartoons by Sgt. Ralph
Ste,., is featured in the December
30 issue of YANK, the Army
This exclusively G.I. calendar
can be used by all service men
as a scrapbook item or as a pin-
up for barracks walls. By itself
it will be worth the nickel YANK
costs at the PX, and though there
is only one calendar in a single
copy of the December 30 issue,
soldiers, sailors and marines will
want extra copies to send the
folks at home.
Even YANK won't venture to
predict how many dates listed on
the G.I. calendar will mark Al-
lied victories in 1943!
The spacious ballroom on the
seventh floor of the Hillsborough
Hotel in Tampa was the setting
for a delightful occasion on Christ-
mas Eve, when Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Hines entertained the offi-
cers who make this hotel their
home with a buffet supper. This
proved one of the most delightful
events of the Christmas season for
the officers and their ladies.
Add to the Final
Cost of Victory
Two problem types among the
purchasers of War Bonds have
arisen: First, the type that wants
its money back "right now" be-
cause War Bonds are not deliv-
ered when 90 days have elapsed
since the bonds were fully paid
for. This type may be heard to
remark along this line, "I'm used
to getting what I pay for when I
put out the price," or something
like this: "I'm cancelling my res-
ervation and demanding my mon-
ey back because I'm getting tired
of waiting for my bonds." Sec-
ondly, the one who, with a great
flourish, demonstrates the patri-
otism or financiering sagacity by
loaning Uncle Sam the price of a
bond for 60 days to win this war,
and then decides to call the loan
off. This latter type someone has
aptly termed the "Money-Back
A slight increase in the amount
of bonds redeemed this month is
shown over last month. On the
whole, the percentage is very
small and there is no doubt that
the distress reasons given were
genuine enough, yet the increase
in redemptions arouses the sus-
picion that some of these flashes
of patriotism are tinged with
more of self-righteous coloring
than a whole-hearted spirit of
Fortunately, a majority of those
who are contributing their share
to this effort to serve their gov-
ernment, when its very existence
is threatened, are not of the "left-
handed" variety, planning to dis-
pose of their bonds just as soon
as the 60 days have elapsed from
date of purchase. LEST WE FOR-
GET: Pearl Harbor has not yet
been rectified; nor Bataan Penin-
sula: nor Wake Island. Our forces
in the Solomons, in Africa, and
numerous other places must have
our support to win, and those so-
called patriots who watch the
calendar 60 days to dispose of
their bonds merely succeed in
adding to the job of accounting
qnd according, and final cost of
Anxious to make a good im-
pression on his commanding offi-
cer. a private at an Army camp
in the south made elaborate prep-
rations for his interview as a
prospective candidate for officers'
school. Querying several non-
-oms of his acceptance, he learned
:ust .how to salute the command-
;nc officer-to stand erect, not
lean on the CO's desk, and in gen-
eral, he learned all the tips they
could give. The day of the inter-
view arrived, and the nervous
private approached the CO's
sanctum. To make. sure there
would be no error, and to get
some extra assurance for his
jumpy nerves, he stopped at a
desk outside an office and in-
quired of an individual seated
there: "Say, Bud, what side of the
room does the colonel sit on?"
There was a brief pause as -thei
man at the desk surveyed the pri-
vate standing before him. Then
the man spoke. "I sit right here!"
A Recruit Goes to Town
D 0yroom for 680th
Is Dedicated On
Christmas E ve
The Christmas of the men in
the 680th was brightened by the
dedication of its dayroom, one of
the many which have been fur-
nished in response to the Red
Cross drive now in progress in
the Tampa area.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Cuesta, Jr.,
were honored at the dedication
of the room which they equipped
for the 680th Signal Air Warning
Service Company. Lt. Eugene J.
O'Neill, commanding officer, re-
ceived the room on behalf of his
men and presented Mr.'and Mrs.
Cuesta with a scroll of thanks,
making them honorary command-
ing officers of the company with
the rank of captain.
The-room, equipped with radio,
piano, card tables, ping pong ta-
bles, writing desks, sofas, easy
chairs, curtains, and table games,
was decorated with red and green
colors, and a large Christmas tree
stood at one end. Friends of the
company were guests at the open
A captured Messerschmitt 109-E, waffe and England's RAF battled
brought down over Coventry, for the supremacy of the skies
England, in mid-November, 1940, over Great Britain. The Messer-
will be on exhibition at the cor- schmitt 109E was Brought down
ner of Franklin and Madison over Coventry, crippled by anti-
Avenues in Tampa, from Wednes- aircraft hits.
day to Saturday of this week, Trophy stripes on the tail of
from 10 A.M. to 10 P.M. the Hitler plane attest to eight
Technicians from a pursuit victories over the planes of the
group stationed at Drew Field United Nations. Victims of the
helped to assemble the Messer- Germans included two Dutch,
schmitt 109E, vaunted Nazi war- three French and three British
bird, which landed in Tampa.for pilots.
a four-day exhibition in the in- Adding to the general interest
terests of Naval welfare. of the exhibition are two new
Help of the soldier mechanics, self-sealing fuel tanks, recently
who gave the former Reich air sent to the United States by the
weapon a thorough examination British Air Ministry.
while setting it up, was obtained The Messerschmitt plane is
through the cooperation of Col. touring the country for the bene-
Melvin B. Asp, Commanding Of- fit of the Naval Aid Auxiliary,
ficer at Drew Field. Special at- which is chartered under the di-
tention was focused on the huge reaction of the 11th Naval District.
12-cylinder engine of the Messer- Funds raised through exhibition
schmitt 109E, and details of struc- of this plane will be used for the
tural design and other unusual purpose of erecting canteens and
features were carefully scrutin- other Navy shore establishments
ized. for the entertainment and wel-
The 28-foot fighter arrived by fare of sailors, and for the relief
trailer truck after an all-day of families of sailors killed in ac-
"hop" from Savannah. The visit tion at Pearl Harbor.
here marks the eighteenth city Admission is 25 cents.
to view the Messerschmitt 109E
since it was placed on tour last FBi a f d
October under the auspices of Florda to nda
Naval Aid Auxiliary, welfare or-
ganization chartered to cater to H
the needs of navy men and their In 67 1 Hours
Scarred by machine gun bullets (e picked up this item in the
and ack-ack fire, the Messer- e e p in
schmitt 109E is a grim reminder Nov. 26 issue of t!we C.B.I. Round-
of the savage air battle of Britain un. a weekly newspaper which is
in the fall of 1940, when the luft- printed in Delhi and served to
our American soldiers in China,
Tampa Company Equips Lounging Room
.,: O ,.
Here are a few points on how '"
to spot a recruit in town, or any N
lace, for that matter. One finds
them in every outfit. Now, let us
see what makes the recruit click.
On the street corner in town, -
one sees him giving a snappy sa-
lute to his buddies, and he yells. .
out military commands for John
Q. Public's benefit.
About his language, every other 'f ~ i. ..~
word he uses is "G.I.," and, of .
course, he must cuss. Some re- e" .. : "'
cruits think one cannot be a real
"he man" or soldier unless one Soldiers relax in a lounging room in the Drew Field Hospital fur-
uses profane language. nithed by the Coca-Cola Bottling Coinpany. Mrs. Alfred C. Warrer
Moral: Do not advertise to the
world that you are a recruit. selected the furnishing with an eye to the comfort of the men.
Burma and India.)
A bomber crew has now flown
from Florida to India in just ex-
actly 67 hours, 25 minutes. This
enlinses the previous record es-
tablished by the same crew in
'he same tvpe of Diane. Their for-
imnr record was the "slow" speed
of 98 hours.
The ship was piloted by Lt. Ed-
,rard Hiveins. "ith Lt. Howard
S. Corvell. co-pilot: Lt. Will;am
R. Charmlev. navigator; Sgt. Wil-
liam C. Fields, engineer, and Sgt.
Robert L. Rice, radio operator.
Non-Coms Are Given
Powers of Arrest
Officers. non-commissioned of-
'icers and petty officers of the
Army, Navy and Marine Corps
were authorized as of December
15 to take corrective measures,
including arrest, in the event any
lrCmbCr of the a',-ed forces com-
mrils a breach of the peace or any
other offense which reflects ris-
-redit upon the services, the War
)enartr'ent recently announced
:n a bulletin.
The War Department circular
statedd that the action was agreed
oon between the War and Navy
Captured German Plane Is On
Exhibit In Tampa This Week
naqe '2 R F.IEL CO D 3 1942
3=8'h SIGNAL CO. (WING) HQ. & HQ. SQUADRON
THIRD FIGHTER COMMAND
SPARKS SEA BREEZES
By CPL. ROLPH FAIRCHILD
By PFC. ALVIN M. AMSTER
The other yawning this bit of
flimsy turned up in the Orderly HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Room, decorated with a good deal Big congratulations to our
of fancy typing. Verification did. Squadron Commander R. G.
not take long. With unblushing Conklin upon that new promo-
modesty (?) the EM concerned tion to lieutenant colonel.
admitted to this: Thanks to Sgt. Martin, the
"Special Notice: New pinochle cooks and KPs for the excellent
champs were crowned last night Christmas banquet.
when the team of Cpl. Szczesny Thanks to Sgt. Joe Rarus for
and Cpl Pugh defeated Sgt. Wea- the excellent job on Sea Breezes
ver and GCpl. Evaris in a hectic while yours truly furloughed. In-
session. The winners deserve to cidentally, Jeanette Rarus' cook-
be called champs for their out- ing agrees with Little Joe--he's
standing knowledge of the game. put on 15 pounds in their two
"The 308th is proud of them and a half months of married
(sic). The champs will defend life.
their title next week against the Flashbacks fro m furlough:
same opponents and feel sure Plenty of snow and cold (brrrrr)
they will be champs a long time back home. S/Sgt. and Mrs. Garet
unless stronger opposition is Penhale and cute 10-month-old
found." 'Susie went as far as Jersey .
Just who master-minded this the writer exhibited himself, his
little gem is not clear, but that one stripe, and BETTY at various
spelling certainly makes it ap- places in Cleveland.
pear Cpl. Pugh had something to Sad mistake: Cpl. Abe Sancton,
do with it. our versatile typewriter fixer, ac-
Bulletin: "The champs" now de- cidentally answered Gen. Gilke-
rnand full recognition as "Undis- son with a "Yes, sir,.CAPTAIN,"
puted Champs" after winning when the genial general dropped
hands down Sunday night (no into the workshop. Last week
pun intended). Sancton received an envelope
Another "championship" round from his old draft board contain-
was completed Monday afternoon, ing the customary "greetings" and
This company's volley ball team to prepare for immediate induc-
took on the III F.C. Hq. outfit, tion.
The 308th took the first game, HOT DOTS ... Congratulations
15-1, and the third 'game, 15-4. to Cpl. Paul Buckner, who said
But another 308th team dropped "I do" while on furlough ... also
the middle bracket. 15-6, in favor to Ruth Belcastro of A-2, who is
of III F.C. now Mrs. John Patton.
Until this game went against Promotions: It's now Lt. Col.
them, the company's teams- stood M. D. Magoffin, Assistant A-3.
undefeated in everything except Paden Epps sewed on his second
softball. And the loss of that stripe, while Bob Parsons and
opening softball .game was re- Hollis Bunn received their first.
garded as ancient history. S/Sgt. "Ghandi" Frederick pre-
Warning is hereby given to one fers brunettes.
and all that Lt. Hall's lessons in That A-4 bag of beans sure
"Judo" are taking effect. Unless caused some commotion. Pete
you are good at it, lay off. The Washe (the money-beltde Romeo)
lads are all to anxious to demon- and "Poochy" Antonucci were
state those special grips and the innocent victims of a Christ-
holds. The barracks are filled mas Eve accident. ... Could
with crashes and thuds these Roxie be the cause of that new
nights as the grunt-and-groan ex- military bush set, comb and mir-
perts get in a little after-hours ror, Tomh Willoughby
practice. John Wilson was to have sung
over WFLA and WSUN on Christ-
-- -nas and New Year's Day, but
SIG. HQ. & HQ. CO.. 9th F. C. something went wrong with the
arrangements Zinser and
The Bugle CaIF Robin almost opened a citrus
Fruit store.... Al Glassen crossed
Hazel off his list. She became en-
By SGT. MIKE DODD gaged to a St. Pete sailor. .
Lt. Ralph L. Hillyer has an in- Who gave "Charlie" Taylor that
fectious smile which not only hotfoot at work?
adds to his pleasant personality, --_-- ..... -_
but practically says, "It's.great to
be alive!" He flashed this smile
across his desk at me when I ap-
proached him for this interview.
The job was made easier by the
fact that he is supply officer for
the supply department in which
ye scribe is supply sergeant. But
quit trying to hog the spotlight,
Dodd, and let's focus it on the
Before entering the Army, he
was for two years manager of the
Chicago office of the Alexander
Film Co. Prior to that, he was
with Educational Film Co. foi
one year. And one year with Ideal
Pictures Corp. The foregoing
companies are outstanding firms
in the motion picture and photog-
raphic advertising field, so I
-wasn't surprised when Lt. Hill-
yer confided in me that he plans
to launch an advertising business
iof his -own shortly after Victory
Day, to which w*'re all looking
forward and working like any-
thing to hasten.
In a nutshell, Lt. Hillyer is thr
sort of person you like to have
around on a dreary day. His smile
brightens things up.
He was passing out the cigars
right and left, and the fellows of
this outfit were offering conaratu
nations. Former S/Sgt. Dick Bren-
ran is no longer acting first ser-
geant. He's the. the real McCo,
now. Another promotion was
that of Bob Minker, of the Sup-
ply Dcpt., who hopped, without a
bobble, from private first class tc
corporal. Congratulations to botl
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The first wedding in the new
Station Hospital took place on the
day before Christmas when Lt.
Theodore Stonehill and Pauline
Anna Spiewak, both of New York
City, were- married by Chaplain
Ralph E. Gwin. The ceremony
was witnessed by Lt. Stonehill's
associates of the hospital staff.
Lt. Stonehill prepared quite a
unique invitation to his wedding.
It was G.I. from beginning to end.
Headquarters Station Hospital
Office of the Commanding
Dec. 22, 1942. Tampa, Florida.
SUBJECT: Marriage of Lt. Theo-
dore Stonebill and Miss Paul-
ine Anna Spiewak.
TO: Officers of Station Hospital,
Drew Field, Florida.
1. The wedding ceremony will
take place at 11:00, Wednesday,
December 23, in the Chapel of
the Hospital Recreation Building.
2. All officers of the Station
Hospital, together with their
guests, are invited to attend. The
bride and groom will be highly
honored by your presence.
For Chaplain, Ralph E. Gwin:
Van C. Robinson.
Captain. M. C.
1. Lt. Col. Jay F. Game.
1. Major Linn F. Cooper.
1. Bulletin Board
Air-Conditionei Ph. M 187
9ne Matinee 44v Night
TODAY THROUGH WED.
Ginger Rogers, Cary Grant
A Racy Romantic Comedy!
Art Comes to Drew
Do you like to paint, draw or
carve? For those men who are
interested in dabbling in the fine
arts, this is an invitation to visit
the Special Services Office and
have a chat with Lt. Jack Sarkin,
assistant special services officer.
Numerous- murals and other
types of art work are planned for
the decoration of day rooms and
the service club. You can do
something useful and have a lot
of fun at the same time, so why
not make use of our studio and
Those interested in poster and
show-card -work are invited also.
We've got the place in which
to do it, the materials with which
to do it, and the places in which
to display it.
What are we waiting for? Let's
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TODAY AND FRIDAY
"HALF WAY TO
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"THE BOOGIE MAN
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NIGHT 8 TILL 11
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-; Decemlber 30,,.4942
30194 DREW FIELD ECHOE aEO
314th Flunk-Ups i
By PFC. J. J. O'GARA
Pvt. Martin Clemis, the young .. '
Info Center artist whose work
has attracted no little attention '' -
at the art salons where his sketch- [ -, -
ings have been displayed, and '
which found him, during the cur- o 'i
rent season's exhioitions, walking
off with many prizes and honors i i
is among other things, a student 0 t
of psychiatry ('nuts' to you and
me), and at skilled magician .
who is accomplished in the fine
art of making things disappear,
including the audience. This week
Martin picks up a towel and falls
in with the paraders by virtue of
his sweating out a furlough to
the Smoky City.
Cpl. Vincent McGarry, who has
the theater in his veins, the young
comedian who, in the smash hit
of last season, "Life With Mother-
in-Law," had the Broadway first-
nighters rolling in the aisles--un-
til the ushers came and took away
the dice, is thinking seriously of Shown here by the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America
again taking up his dramatic is a Brewster Buccaneer Navy dive bomber undergoing a final check-up just
studies which the war so abruptly prior to its departure for service on some battle-front. The Buccaneer is
t a4ed. a ship-board dive bomber-built to operate from the deck of an aircraft
yt. Ed Planisek, S-2's Lady carrier. A 1000-pound bomb can be carried entirely enclosed within the
.lipopper from Cleveland, Ohio, fuselage. It is powered by two 1700 h.p. Wright Cyclone aircooled engines,
who gives the pastures in Ybor and carries a crew of two-pilot and rear gunner. An almost identical
City a wide berth because his big model, known as the Bermuda, is being delivered to the Royat Air Force
brown eyes attract cows, on be- for operation from land bases.
ing congratulated by this scribe
on his promotion to private first
class, modestly replied, "Oh, that his future in the service, for or- call up Cpl. Jess Zimmerman or
won't make any difference, and ganizational and administrative Pvt. Ed Solomon. Only last week
you can tell the boys who knew ability such as this is bound to I got a letter from Tallahassee
ine as a buck private that I'm still be recognized eventually. Sgt. with a proposal of marriage in it.
'Ed' to them." Greenberg, we salute you. After The girl even wanted to come to
Commendations are in order* all, who am I to turn down a few Tampa to marry me, but she
for Sgt. Greenberg, Orderly Room bucks? never got here-they caught her
factotum, for the sterling per- It is most gratifying to note the going over the wall. And so, with
formance he and his crew turned steady increase in fan mail, and a sincere wish that all you guys
in last week, and I doubt if there we take this opportunity to ac- and gals will have the best New
is another man on the field who knowledge that fellow's interest Year's ever, until next week, .as
could have done the job so effi- in our efforts, but please, never cousin Chutney (dashed fine egg,
ciently and in such a limited per- use that kind of language in.a Chut) would say, "Stout fellow,
iod of time, which speaks well for letter addressed to this scribe- carry on!"
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Jpecember 30, 1942
DREW FIELD ECHOES
The Drew Field Echoes
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Opinions expressed in this newspaper are those of the individual
writers and under no circumstances are they to be considered those
of the United States Army. Advertisements in this publication do
not constitute an endorsement by the War Department or its per-
sonnel of the products advertised.
By SGT. JOHN F. SUSZYNSKI
Last week's GREEN XMAS was
a strange innovation to most of
us, but aside from the lack of
snow flurries, the symptoms and
the spirit manifested were not un-
like the old northern variety.
T/Sgt. Eaton's choristers, with
the help of Cpl. John Hession and
a newly formed brass quartet,
piled into a truck on Christmas
Eve and made their rounds, sing-
ing and playing appropriate car-
ols at different points on the
Santa paid his respects to each
of us individually. Pfc..Kowalski
and Pvt. Stockwell were espe-
cially favored-if they should de-
cide to pool their packages, they
could give the PX some compe-
tition. The Band, as a unit, got a
couple of packages-one of these
was marked "Pvt. Hal Richman,
bassist," and was delivered by
way of Pine Camp and Fort Ham-
ilton Station Hospital, New York.
(Pvt. Richman reports bad train
connections between New York
and Florida.) Cpl. Sedlak and
Pvt. Richman have teamed up as
playmates for the coming week,
and the formidable pair will per-
form in the little room in the
lower bay of our barracks each
morning from 7:30 to 8:30-ad-
The Band's other "package"
was a trip to Sarasota and par-
ticipation in Florida's first CEL-
ERY BOWL game, at Ihrig Field.
S. .A queen was crowned-her
ladies in waiting made quite a
picture, too the Army mule
and the Navy goat chose to snub
each other a bit of horseplay,
with Pfc. Harry Evans as hero,
heroine and villain (all combined)
was passed off as high-class
drama .. Warrant Officer Les-
ter G. Baker led the 69th AAF
Band through its musical and
marching paces in the ceremonies
before the game, and during the
period between halves .-. Col.
Melvin B. Asp, Drew Field's Base
Commander, recorded all this
"history in the making" for pos-
terity, with his little movie cam-
era. An incidental feature of they
Celery Bowl classic was a foot-
ball game in which the Drew
team managed? to wrest a 13-0
victory from a stubborn Davis
Island Coast Guard eleven .
the event promises to be an an-
ine evening was taken up with
dancing at the Army and Navy
Club our dance orchestra fur-
nished the music. DREW FIELD
PRESENTS, regular Friday night
radio feature, was broadcast by
remote control over the wires of
WFLA. The committees in charge
certainly did a bang-up job on
arrangements.... Santa paid a
personal visit to the dance and
distributed bundles to those pres-
ent-but I suspect that he was
more than a little interested in
the pulchritudinous display (and
I don't mean the Christmas tree
and trimmings) that greeted his
eye-I wouldn't have mentioned
that if he hadn't passed me by.
The Band's official address that
night was the John Ringling Ho-
tel. Sarasota, Florida SOME
STUFF! Now we are back to
"work" and you can find us at
Barracks T-272, on Fourth Street.
Ho, hum! Oops, I nearly forgot-
HAPPY NEW YEAR.
By PFC. J. J. O'GARA
Dear Doc--I am enqcosing a
sample of the hair tonic that the
girl at the PX said would grow
hair on a billiard ball. Is it any
good? Pvt. Waldorf Fluff.
Dear Waldorf-Yes, I've tried
it and it works-but it sure slows
up your game.
Dear Doc-What can I do to
get over my terrible fear of the
dark? I. Dread.
Dear I. Dread-See a psychia-
trist. I knew a fellow with a fear
of the dark who slept with pa-
jamas trimmed.with neon lights.
After three treatments he now
sleeps with a small tail light.
Dear Doc -I got taken in a
crap game ana owe my next pay
in IOUs, my watch and ring are
both in hock, and my laundry has
gone back to the plant awaiting
navment. On top of that my wife
is hounding me for the rent which
is three months in arrears. I feel
like taking the gas pipe. That is
my problem. What can I do?
Cpl. Pillsbury Gripe.
Dear Cpl.-My advice to you is
to buck up.
Dear Doc-My boy friend writes
me from the B.V.D. Islands, but
he can't tell me where they are
located. Can you help me?
Dear Anxious-They are in the
Dear Doc-Theres a guy in my
barracks that's troubled with aga-
rophobia. What is that?
Dear Sarge-Agarophobia: Fear
of open places. Refusing to bned
down in a tight-fitting suit.
DREW FIELD ECHOES
FIRST REPORTING COMPANY
564th S.A.W. BN.- SEP.
By SGT. HARRIS
Did you see how glad Cpl. Mc-
Guckin was when Cpl. Clause
informed him that the motor had
fallen out of the plane in which
he was to ride home while on fur-
lough? We don't think he would
have boarded it even if the motor
had not fallen out. .
At last we heard a story which
equals the "Man Bites Dog" story,
eh, Pvt. Kivisto? How many pen-
nies did you collect for the song
AND YOU, Sgt. Freund, how's
Friend Sue? We hear she's some
girlie. But why were you regur-
gitating? You know it just isn't
being done now.
Looks as if we may have a
landy'basket ball court. In case
someonee would like to have an
nter-barracks tournament, we'll
~'ut our monev on Barracks No. 1
that is if T/Sgt. Krause will
:oach Bqrracks No. 2.
Have you ever tried to get into
Barracks No. 2 on a Saturday
morning? It's, practically an im-
mossibilitv. T/Sgt. Siegler meets
you at the front door with a
stony stare, and T/Sgt. Vidovich
meets you at th, back door with
a phony dare. Well, who wants
in, anyway? They say it's because
of inspection, but we think thev
are in cahoots with the detail
Who has been courting to the
tune of "Who Is Sylvia?" If you'd
really like to know, we can tell
you. can't we, Sylvia?
We all miss the boys who were
transferred to other outfits, par-
ticularly Sgt. Kester. He prom-
ised an interesting story on Ger-
man education. With the new
G.I. haircut he has, he would pro-
vide plenty of natural back-
ground. During his first visit back
to the company we expected him
to click his heels together and
burst forth with an "ach lieber
Gott" most any moment.
SSgt. Kester was one of the best
sports ever to hit our outfit and
will surely be missed.
828th Guard Squadron
Party Was Successful
On December 22, the 828th
Guard Squadron staged an elabo-
rate military ceremony. They
were reviewed by Colonel Asp
and inspected formally by Major
Joyce. The Drew Field band un-
der the skillful leadership of
Warrant Officer Baker, per-
formed splendidly. The music and
the various military movements
were executed very expertly.
The officers and enlisted men,
ably commanded by their com-
manding officer, Captain Potter,
made an excellent showing. The
white gloves, neat uniforms, and
perfect line when passing in re-
view provide that the organiza-
tion is well disciplined and
Captain Potter may well be
proud of commanding such a
The same evening, in the squad-
ron mess hall, the party took
place, with plenty of delicious
sandwiches, and last, but not
least, beer and plenty of it. The
entertainment, furnished by tal-
ent fromrDrew Field and some of
the boys inside the cages, was a
knockout. The jokes, especially,
went over big.
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503rd SIGNAL REGIMENT
By SGT. LESTER SHEAR
The company party was a wow.
Swell entertainment, swell fel-
lows and swell beer. First Sgt.
Miller kept shouting, "We still
have seven kegs of beer left."
And no matter how much the
boys drank, there still were, it
seemed, seven kegs left. Cpl. Lang
was locked in the ice box, but
found three pitchers of beer to
keep him company. When he
came back to the barracks, he had
the boys in stitches watching him
undress. T/Sgt. Pendley slept
through it all.
Drew Field finally won a game
and our own Pfc. Petitte was
right in the thick of it, dishin'
and takin' Hope you boys have
taken advantage of our dayroom;
it's a swell place to goldbrick.
T/4 Howard W. Clarke is the lat-
est boy to bite the dust. He was
married while on furlough, and
like all the rest, brought the gal
down to get some of the Tampa
sunshine. Sgt. Lichota is back
from the big town with big re-
ports of big doings with the big
girls. Along that same line, ask
'.'/Set. Pendlev who Janie is. Yes.
sir, where there's smoke, there's
someone smoking. T/4 Fredericks
has a swell three-way proposition.
Church, gal and dinner. Not bad,
Who is that certain young lady
who made Sat. Elihu Bernstein
take up weight-lifting? It seems
she wants him to be a he-man
even if it kills him. T/4 Schneider
is trying to be a he-man, too. Poor
boy, poor boy. First Sgt. Arm-
strong, T/Sgt. Johnston andO 4
Clarke are back on the TIU a
air waves. Sgt. James (Wilam
Tell) Gibson is still trying to hit
the side of a barn with his bow
and arrow. The Christmas mail
sure ruined Cpl. Ravioli. His
weight went from 1321/4 way
down to 132. And if any .of you
boys have noticed a change for
the better in our meals lately, you
can blame Sgt. Heiple. Cpl. Frizs-
by, Cpl. Layers and Cpl. Red Oss-
man for all the cakes and pies we
have been getting. They're so
good, methinks they should get
more dough. Florida is really
beautiful at this time of the year,
and Sgt. Pallay has taken to the
open road on his days off. The
C.Q. is in the market for a new
pen. He wore the old one out
checking off names on the gig
-o MAkE 7i/r Wa&_d "'- -
December 30, 1942
CHURCesCALL Sub-Depot Subs
Service Sunday, 11:00 a. m., Suom was mon ated an ery Dea
Chapels No I and No2.ubs was urinated and very ca-
Chapels No. 1 and No. 2. pably composed. It has since be-
Service Sunday, 7:30 p. ., come an institution with the em-
Chapel No. 1. ployees of Drew Sub Depot,.
Jewish Every Friday Drew Echoes was
hastily scanned for the pleasure
Service Friday, 8:00 p. m., of reading this column-our col-
Chapel No. 1. umn. On those weeks when it
SCatholic failed to appear (which was no
Catholic fault of the author), everyone had
Mass Sunday, 6:15 a. .,an air of gloom and disappoint-
Chapel No. 2. ment until the next week when
Mass Sunday, 9:00 a. m., it did appear. But now sadness
Chapels No. 1 and 2. begrieves us, for the author aind
Chaps N. 1 ad originator is about to heed the
SIGNAL HO. & HO. CO. "Call of the Yukon." It is to Mr.
III FIGHTER COMMAND Ralph Hancock we wish to ex-
press our sincere thanks for
rv I II those few intimate moments of
S I U N A L pleasurable reading, and as his
successors we only hope we cari
By CPL. LARRY RALSTON do one-half the excellent job that
he has accomplished so success-
The Sig. Hq. & Hq. Co. basket fully.
ball team won their second game As this is the first edition of
of the season by defeating the Drew Field Echoes this year, we
564th A.W. Battalion, Sep., 44-26. would like to reminisce. Remem-
Wednesday night on the Drew ber when- there was no such thing
Field court. as overtime and time clocks: the
Starting fast, Signal Hq. scored post office was just a hutment
"iht quick points before the across the street from the hangar;
564th could get settled down. The most of the clerical work was
quarter ended, 11-5. Continuing done by soldiers, and how wett-
in the second stanza, the score ed to see them go; Lt. Col. C.
went to 18-11 in favor of the Sig- Harris was just Lt. H. C. W :s;
nal Hq. quintet by half time. the offices were just a balcony on
After a few minutes' rest at half the north side of the hangar
time, 564th got credit for seven (was it cold!!); Casey was fight-
more points in the third period, ing sailors off with a club; the
while Signal Hq. staged another Supply Warehouse was in the
scoring spree, looping in 13 more south lean-to of the hangar; there
points to bring the three-quarter was no such thing as a parking
mark to an end, 36-18. With sub- situation; the office force swept
stitutions slowing up the game in the floors because we had no
the last quarter on both teams, janitors; Mary Ann Place was li-
the bnvs got a little ragged on brarian; a certain sergeant used
the edges, and passing and shoot- to cuss us "civilians"; nine out of
ing were below par on both ten people in Engineering were
teams. The game ended 44-26, former Craig Field employees;
with Signal Hq. & Hq. Co. on the the B-17E seemed to be a perma-
long end of it. nent fixture; all the girls' hearts
Woiciechowski, Ralston. Smith beat faster at the thought of see-
and Landrv were the big guns ing John Garfield; Edward Ste-
on the offensive, and Dixon vens was chief clerk of Engineer-
played a bang-up game on the de- ing; all the mechanics had to
fensive. All organizations desir- climb up on the hangar roof and
ing games will get in touch with paint O.D. over the black and yel-
Lt. Cardwell at extension 385. low checkers! the gang used to
The company volley ball team, eat at the Officers' Club because
which all season hovered close to there was a lack of dining facili-
the too, won the Base Elimina- ties; we used to have to go to
tion Tournament. and are Base MacDill for our physical.
champions for this season. Here's wishing everyone a
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59th AVIATION SQ. (SEP.)
By PVT. JAMES J. MITCHELL
Speaking of parties, Iigiiu,,ver.s.
celebrations, etc., all Itii .:fithce
personnel really menj'.--d ih:. af-
fair given by P- r .j.J._.- .ih i\ilil
at the swanky R..I:..-r Citv._ Ho-
tel, located in W\':i T:inipr, i
might add, this co:'l:.-il -'LIu.i.ll.i .
is owned by Pvr .illir n..i hi,
fami]h,- St BarabaCb,'ur acting
first s.- It. i *tIrirr, tIt ,l.._!.:.'
of F/S-Z Sp:Sinn! called i'i.!!-i'"3
party n L pt'. .it
w om .-Fn ,I'r l2 ).oIi 0 ...,1 I'L.ls ; :.:irnl it '
this .L tl.,-I Iiri or eile it.i Itr i- t.
P vt. li t, I.T 'k30 t|1hniq' i: 1n- n-
lar to that of Elsa Maxwell.
The new mail orderly, Pvt.
Frank Stephens, is dying for a
T/5th rating in order to be able
to keep enough money for cigar-
ettes for more than a week, and
help the cute little wifey at home.
I would suggest for someone to
put in a good word for S/Sgt.
Lester Adams. I have been ac-
4uainted with the rumor that his
Friend, Miss Hannah Gilbert; is
engaged to Joe the Civilian, plus
this, his body is in pawn at a
very unreasonable cost.
No doubt most of the guys in
the squadron had noticed the fine
scrimmage the basket ball squad
was exemplifying before the ath-
letic equipment was called in. ...
On the basket ball squad were
such notbales from the 59th as
Sgt. James C. Gray, formerly of
Florida A. & M. College; Sgt.
Ernest C. Henderson, of Melville,
La.; Cpl. Elijah Barber, of Bra-
denton, Fla.; Pvt. John Braynon,
of Miami; Pvt. Frank Ellis, of
Gainesville, Fla., and Pfc. James
J. Mitchell, former All-American
of Morehouse College. .. The
911th participants are as follows:
From Brooklyn: T/5th Grade
Davis, Woodard and Pvts. Eli and
Tan Dunk; from New York:
V/5th Ritchie and Pvt. Stanley.
ruly we have all the material to
make our team one of the win-
ning invincibles of the armed
During the holidays most of
the men were busy getting them-
selves lush on the drink called
"Nipponese gin" (Central Avenue
special-, but Pfc. Norris wan-
dered to town and I believe he
has fallen in love with some inno-
cent maiden of the Tampa area.
. From what he has been tell-
ing the boys she must be alright.
. We have privates first class
to return from the O.T.U. School
at MacDill Field, where they
have been studying a course in
company administration. From
self experience I know it is a
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911th QM. AVN.
ON THE BALL
By PFC. R. C. T. PEARMAN
What do you say, fellows, are
we going to have a basket ball
team or not? We have the court
and we have the coach (Pvt. Eli),
all we need is you
I could be wrong, but have any
of you guys noticed anything dif-
ferent in the way our bugler is
blowing his calls lately? He seems
to be putting his heart and soul
into his music these days. I think
I have the answer. Our lil Gunga
Din is in love. You should see the
little bundle of joy and happiness
that comes a-calling in the cool
of the evening. WHAT A DOLL
I managed to get in to town
Christmas night. I happened to
drop in at the USO in time to
see Pvt. George Davis give his
famous imitation of Sitting Bull.
It's really wonderful the way he
sits and sits. After four hours one
wonders why he does it. Could it
be his two left feet?
I saw an article in the paper
the other day that had to do with
some soldier who owned a pair
of size 13C dogs. At that rate our
Pvt. Robert Davis should rate na-
tional headlines. He nurses a pair
of size 15EE tootsies, complete
with corns and hangnails. It's
true, so help me.
Say, how about the change that
has come over Pvt. Stanley and
T/5 Cpl. Fred Davis (everyone i
named Davis here) since they
came back from their furloughs.
Davis, who used to easily get rid
of three mess kits of chow, now
A Home Away From Home
Rex Billiard Parlor
Daniel S. Bagley
has trouble downing one and a
half. Pvt. Stanley no longer sings,
and he is now given to hiding in
dark corners. The other day I
caught him writing 34 letters with
an average of 221 words each. All
together they were just a few
words short of "Gone With the
Before I run out of space, I
would like to wish the Command-
ing Officer and all of the men of
the 911th QM. lots of luck and
advancement for the coming year.
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December 30, 1942
Christmas Eve Show
Scores Success In
Spite of Delay
On Christmas Eve last week,
one of the peculiar things hap-
pened that sometimes does occur
in show business. The stage of
the new Recreation Building was
set for a touring USO revue called
the CRAZY SHOW. It was to
start a t 8 P.M. The audience
came, but there was no CRAZY
SHOW. Instead, talented soldiers,
led by Harry Evans and John
Mader, filled in with an hour and
a half of entertainment, keeping
the thousand or more soldiers
laughing and cheerful, while the
Special Services Office tried fran-
tically to get in touch with the
.They arrived. Twelve of them.
Tired, hungry and fourteen hours
late. The train had been delayed,
but the show had come.
Finally, at 10 o'clock, the USO
CRAZY SHOW opened with a
bang. The players may have been
tired, but they didn't show it.
Vivian Francis did acrobatic tap
dancing with a verve and vigor
that brought the house down. Lee
Bartell, a torch singer, not only
sang well, but added her note of
dark beauty to the entertainment.
Ted Arkin and Dorothy Roberts,
direct from the New York run of
"Meet the People," brought their
new brand of humor to the
sketches. The show was brought
to -a rousing finish by the Two
Halls, Wilbur Hall playing sev-
eral instruments at the same
time-violin and trombone; two
French horns simultaneously, and
songs played on a tire pump add-
ed to Wilbur Hall's strange mim-
icry, a new note in entertain-
Altogether, the men voted the
show a fine Christmas present
from Uncle Sam.
Three Lieutenants Join-
Special Services Staff
Lt. Jack Sarkin, former designer
and artist with Metro-Goldwyn-
Mayer in Hollywood, has taken
over the art activities on the base
through the Special Services Of-
fice. It is his desire to start spare--
time classes in painting, design,
sculpture, and sign painting for
enlisted men who are- interested.
He has taken charge of the Hobby
Shop, and many interesting plans
are under way to use its facilities
to the fullest extent. The shop has
moved to new quarters and is
now located at the corner of Ave-
nue F and Second Street.
Another new addition to Spe-
cial Services is Lt. Robert Earle,
formerly an actor and director
with Orson Welles. Lt. Earle is
the officer to see if you have any
special services piMblems in your
organization. Among his duties is
the directing of the blackout skits
in the Drew Rield revue, "Hullla-
balloo From Drew." Opening of
the show has been postponed un-
til the third week in January.
But the rehearsals are underway,
and the men of the Base can ex-
pect several previews of this all-
star show before long. Since there
is still an opportunity to get in
the show, it is suggested that all
men interested in having parts, in
either the musical sections or the
sketches, get in touch with the
Special Services Office at Avenue
B and Second Street.
Another new face at Special
Services belongs to Lt. Ted Met-
calf, who has recently been added
to the staff. Lt. Metcalf came here
from one of our large radio
chains via the infantry, the com-
mando engineers and the signal
corps. His voice is perhaps famil-
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Christmas Comes to Men of Drew Field
SOLDIER CHOIR AT MIDNIGHT MASS IN SERVICE CLUB
Although in grim training for a war job ahead, in which combat
duty is almost certain for most of the men now stationed at Drew
Field, the men were permitted to relax a little for observanc of
Commanding officers of squadrons and companies were liberal
with leaves for the day, although
of necessity some of the men had
to stay on duty to keep operations n the a Spot
going. It was Christmas, but a e t pot
war is still going on.
Religious services were held at Thursday
Drew Field in the Service Club
and all of the chapels. Parties and Service Club-8 P.M. New
dances in the Service Club and Year's Eve party.
day rooms were many. Scores of Recreation Building Number 1
soldiers were invited to Tampa Recrtion Building N r
homes for Christmas dinner. -8:20 P.M.-Variety show.
Many attended USO and other Friday
club entertainments downtown.
Col. Melvin B. Asp, commander Service Club-8 P.M.-Dance.
of Drew Field, sent this greeting Girls will be brought out by the
to his men:
"On our second war Christmas Defense Mothers and the Ameri-
since the bombing of Pearl Har- can Legion Auxiliary.
bor, it is fitting that we search. Recreation Building Number 1
the depths of our being and de- -8:20 P.M.-Surprise entertain-
termine whether we are doing mnt
everything in our power to as-
sure successful prosecution of our Saturday
greatest war effort.
"On this Christmas day, as we Service Club-8 P.M. Game
at Drew Field pause to celebrate, Night.
let us think of those soldiers on
the battlefields; let us remember Sunday
the vacant chairs in American
homes; let us realize the magni- Service Club-8 P.M.-Musical
tude of the task to which our evening.
hand has been set, and let us Recreation Building Number 1-
thank God that the America of 8:20 P.M.-Old time movies.
today is strong and resourceful,
well worthy of the sacrifices of Monday
those hardy pioneers who founded Service Club 8 P.M.-Dance.
our nation." Girls brought by the combined
USO clubs of Tampa.
Review of Silent Film, Recreation Building Number 1-
"Forbidden City"-8:20 P.M. Variety show.
BrouL ht+ +htrluuh thi irLtJC, f
On Monday evening, December
28, in Recreation Building Num-
ber 1, on First Street between K
and L Avenues, the Special Serv-
ices Office presented an old-time
silent film, "Forbidden City,"
starring Norma Talmadge and
Some of the men came to laugh,
.some to reminisce in a nostalgic
mood, but all stayed because of
the sheer enjoyment of the nov-
elty of seeing fine pantomime in,
an interesting story. Although
fold in the mode' of another day,
with strange costumes and odd
coiffures, the acting was' appeal-
ing, and the story itself simple
It is surprising that after the
lapse of years since the decline
of the silent films, these movies
hold an appeal from their sheer
restful quality that is almost a
relief from some of the more
blatant and complicated cinemas
turned out in Hollywood in the
height of the war mood. It is
sometimes good to return to the
past for a few hours. Try it and
see how entertaining it can be.
iar to many of you listen-inners.
He was a news editor, commenta-
tor, and special events announcer,
and was heard on many well-
known daily radio programs. He
is now assisting Lt. Kluge in the
radio department as well as pro-
curing entertainment for men of
irrogn enrougn Tne cour esoy o
WPA and the Defense Recreation
Committee, Danny Sheehan and
his Dancing School will bring
this popular entertainment.
Recreation Building Number 1-
8:20 P.M.-Banc, concert.
Service Club 8 P.M.-Dance.
Business Girls from Tampa will
act as hostesses.
Recreation BuiO:ing Number 1-
8':20 P.M.-All-Soldier Show.
Service Club-8 P.M.-Movies.
Pictures in color and black and
white of the well-known Cypress
Gardens will be shown.
Recreation Building Number 1
8:20 P.M.-Variety Show. An-
other of the popular Defense Rec-
r e a t i o n Committee entertain-
ments, featuring talented girls
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Is Presented In
the Service (lub
An all-soldier show was the
feature on Wednesday evening,
December 16, in the Service Club.
It is far simpler for an entertain-
er to give a performance there
than in the base arena, where the
use of a microphone is, of course,
Accompanied by Sgt. Suszyn-
ski, Pfc. Sam Schavoni played
two numbers on the saxophone
in highly spirited fashion. Pvt.
John Mader and Cpl. Robert
Wells followed him in a sketch
that warmed the audience with
laughter. After this Cpl. Wells
stayed on by himself and did
some thoroughly amusing imper-
sonations of such persons as W.
C. Fields, Joe E. Brown and Wal-
Cpl. Gordon Beethe next con-
tributed a finely played solo on
his trumpet. When he had fin-
ished, Pvt. Maurice Feder and
Pvt. John Mader-enacted a clever
sketch of their own writing. Ver-
satile Harry Evans concluded the
program with several dances of
a .humorous nature. This come-
dian is at his best when the ma-
terial is subtle and has for its
foundation a natural source.
Guest House Opens
With Several Guests
The Drew Field Guest house
has had its official 'opening, and
has already entertained several
guests, visitors of enlisted men on
the. base. This is another sign of
the maturing of the field. Captain
Chester K. Delano, Base Special
Services Officer, has. drawn up a
number of rules ,for the efficient
operation of the Guest House for
the fullest benefit of the men.
Included in the rules are the fol-
The Guest House is designed to
furnish overnight transient ac-
commodations for immediate fam-'
ilies, relatives, and friends of the
First priority to such accom-
modations will be allowed to the
above categories of personnel vis-
iting hospitalized members of the
Except in emergencies deter-
mined to exist by the Post Com-
mander relative to the first pri-
ority above, no guest may remain
at the Guest House more than
three consecutive nights.
Reservations should be made
with the hostess two weeks in
advance if possible..,
A charge of 7'5 cents per night
will be made for:.an accommoda-
tion in the Guest 'House. Bills are
payable in advance to the hostess
in the Service Club.
All persons availing themselves
of the privileges of the Guest
House as transient members will
be required to sign the register
in the lounge, giving their name
and address, and stating their re-
lationship to the person visited.
Guests are requested not to
leave valuables in their rooms.
Arrangements may be made for
proper care of such with the host-
ess in the Service Club.
Enlisted men may visit with
and greet their relatives and
friends in the lounge of the Guest
Any guest planning to be out
after 11 p.m. should make previ-
ous arrangements with the host-
Guests may purchase their
meals in. the Service Club cafe-
teria after making proper ar-
rangements with hostess.
Visitors are invited and urged
to attend any entertainments
given in the Service Club during
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R '----SO -- JAPANESE KAWANISHI 96 BOMBER
Hi, listeners! Well, the big holi-
day season at'Drew has come and
gone, and the same goes for our
radio round-up. It's been a busy
season, with Drew's "mikes" go-
ing full blast. We hope you've en-
joyed listening and will continue
to do so as long as wve are on the
This Army reporter and an-
nouncer would like to inform all
readers we are very much inter-
ested in the story of each organi-
zation here at the field. We be-
lieve that Army radio programs
should present soldier talent. We
also believe that when we have -
the air-time available, we should
do more than just present talent. The twenty-third in the series of enemy plane silhouettes presented by
Drew Field is the biggest thing the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America shows the Japanese
we've got to talk about and Kawanishi 96 reconnaissance bomber which has a top speed of about 200
that's exactly what we would like miles an hour. It is a biplane with unstaggered wings of about equal span.
to do. Tell our story in the most Its fuselage has a well-defined taper and a cowled radial aircooled engine.
interesting and entertaining man- t is equipped with stationary landing gear and single fin and rudder. The
ner- so as to make each Army ra- straight tailplane has rounded tips.
'" program have a definite pur-
e. That is why we have pre-
ced the moving story of the a i 2nd REPORTING COMPANY
.jrew Control Tower, the Air lant H I u I T
Mechanics, the Base Photo Lab.,
and many other dramatic and dy- Ens Drew ..
namic sections of the scores of 564th S.A.W. BN. SEP.
activities here. But we've only l
scratched the surface. There are By S/SGT. TOM CARUSO
many more to be covered by our One of the highlights of the
moving microphone. If you feel Christmas Eve entertainments on Christmas has finally come and
that your particular organization the Base was the Christmas party gone and still some of its effects
has not been favored as yet, con- held at the. Enlisted Men's Serv- remain instilled in the men. Pvts.
tact your Special Services Officer ice Club. Among the features was Krantovis and Kucharewicz are
and he, in turn, will call your a program of entertainment. still celebrating. T/Sgts. Helgen-
Drew Field reporter at Extension Mrs. Merle Holloway, of Tam- berg and Thomson are on their
287. pa, gave a reading of Van Dyke's way to OCS, Helgenberg going
Last week our regular Drew Christmas story. Since Mrs. Hol- to. Engineers at Virginia, and
Field Star Parade broadcast took loway is well known for her read- Thomson to Signal Corps at Ft.
our all-star cast to Sarasota, Fla., ings and stories, the men were Monmouth, N. J. Lots of luck,
for an afternoon of snappy foot- glad. to welcome her to Drew teliows!
ball, with Drew coming up with Field. The choir from Plant High Lt. Crumplar is taking time out
a score of 13 to 0, and that eve- School sang Christmas carols and to worry about his own Frank
ning, amid the very pleasant selections of seasonal interest. Sinkwicn, Georgia's star. back.
Christmas surrounding, which Eleanor Rosenthal, soprano, also Don't worry, Lieutenant, if it's
included some very charming sang in her own personal style. not a gag of some sort they still
young ladies, the Star Parade Refreshments consisting of nave 'irippi!
took to the air o na two-station punch, fruit cake and candy were I see where the razzing gallery
network. Combining for the first served by the Red Cross Canteen of the 2nd Reptg. Co. does not
time WFLA, Tampa, and WSPB, Workers, while cigars and cigar- exist any longer, now that the
Sarasota, in presenting this Army ettes were distributed throughout Drew Field football team has won
radio program. Col. Melvin B. the evening. Christmas decora- the Celery Bowl championship.
Asp. our Base Commander, was tions added to the festive occa- Incidentally, chums, just remem-
the guest of ,the evening along sion. A large group of men at- ber that Drew is the first Celery
with Mrs. Karl Bickel of Sarasota tended ,and had a very enjoyable Bowl championship team of Flor-
who had done such a fine job in Christmas Eve. ida. Say, what happened to the
making the huge Christmas party lst Rept. Co. touch football team
possible. Mayor E. A. Smith, of Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker and the other day? Score at end of
the city of Sarasota, gave a very two companions were rescued by the halfwas 39-20. 1stRept. never
gracious word of welcome to all a Kingfisher two-place observa- showed up for the second half.
the enlisted men present in the tion scouting plane. Players in that clash were ram-
Army Navy Club. All in all, our With Capt. Rickenbacker and paging Orchowsky, Ubich the
Drew Field Star Parade and the one of his copanions lashed to the reek, flash Kurcharewicz, "jolting
Deep Sleep Eleven, Drew's popu- wings and the third man squeezed Joe" Cappellupo, and your cor-
lar danc orchestra, really sound- into the cockpit, the seaplane did respondent.
ed tops. From reports received not attempt to get inta the air but to you fellows still remember
-are, both from Sarasota, as well taxied on the surface of the water that company party we had?
Sour regular listeners, Friday for 40 miles to its base. The King- Highlights of the party were:
lht's Drew Field Star Parade is fisher is made by Vought Sikors- Henry refusing a free drink; Cpl.
,ve Army radio program you kv, a division of United Aircraft Soisko singing like he never sang
don't want to miss so keep Corp. before; Captain Morang, introduc-
listening. __ing himself to the boys and mak-
Once more, dial tuners: Our J Zro p h y ing a nice impression with them;
radio schedule Monday tuners: Our Jap Zero planes hav lately Sgt. Hanlin trying to make an at-
radio schedule: Monday through been flying about1,000 feet above mpt in his M.C.'ing and getting
Saturday, .Drew- Field Reveille, the Fortresses and trying to drop red in the face every time he in-
WFLA, 7:05 to 7:25 A.M.; Tues- bombs on them, s ofar without troduced somebody; Cpl. Muhs
day The Squadronairs, WFLA, bombs on thems bar wthout produced somebody; Cpl. Muhs
30day, The Squadronairs WFLhursday, any record of a hit being scored, wanting a plug in this column to
6:30 to 6:45 P.M.; Thursday, American gunners, now familiar let the fellows know that he is
Rookie Roy's Scrapbook, 8:35 to with the trick, are said to be le the ball.
8:55 P.M., WDAE; Friday, Drew finding the Zeros easy targets at Fellows wanting to know when
Field Star Parade, WFLA, 9:00 to that distance. the officers of this company are
9:30 P.M. There it is, fellows- ____ the officers of this company are
tune in and listen to Drew Field going to beat the pants off the
as it speaks. Having so far been unable to tst Rept. Co. Now that Lt. Walker
--Your Army Announcer. get close enough to the American is back the team should win a
Flying Fortresses to successfully game or two, how about it?
"oj "- Mattack them with their machine
s V t4 v, s -0e n a," A *h.ft e (uns- TJaanesen flvers are now
i '^_ trying to bomb the -bombers
while in flight.
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DOTS AND DASHES
By SGT. E. S. PERRY
For most of the men, this will
be the first time they have been
away from home New Year's day,
and we sincerely hope it will be
their last. When we wish all a
Happy, Prosperous New Year, we
do so hoping it will be a victori-
ous New Year, and one that will
see all our boys home again. Our
column wasn't printed last week,
so may we now hope you had a
The Plotting Co. is now on the
map, but to stay up there is going
to be quite a problem, with so
many men transferred out and
others at OCS. The latest to try
for those bars are Roumeliots,
Hanson and Williams. On his re-
turn from leave, the CO walked
in and found a swell gift in the
form 'of an advance in grade. It
is now First Lieutenant W. Cant-
It's easy to see how the big men
like Davis and Conn get over the
obstacle course, but how does
Shorty La Rotondo do it? It was
too bad that the team of Herring
and Soja had to be broken up,
for now Herring is like a fish out
of water. (Ouch!) Hmm seems
like Cpl. Dickerson has a cute
number on the string.
All the men coming back from
furloughs report some pretty cold
weather up north. I suppose this
should make Florida easier to
take. The team of (T & T) Tobias
and Talarek haven't given Sully
a moment's rest since he got that
Xmas load. Come to think of it,
I might as well cut in too, so here
I go on a jaunt. 'Bye now.
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DREW BASKETBALL TEAM
Drew "Un-named" Cagers-Here is the Drew Field basket ball team. The players in the picture are
Gaskell, Walters, Zevin,, Cahill, Bixby, Schendel. Sitarz, Smith, Turner, Webster, Jones, Lennartz and
Messing. Coach Colley is at left, and assistant coach Temple, right. Trainer Christiansen, center with
Prize Contest For Naming Drew Field
Drew Baskel Ball
Basket Ball Team Sponsored By PTO Team Earns Splilt
A contest is being sponsored by the Physical Training Office for
naming the Drew Field varsity basket ball team. As the team is
made up of men from the Signal and Air Corps, the name must be
symbolic of the two branches of service.
Write your suggestion on the blank printed on this page and
return to the Public Relations Office before January 6, 1943.
The prize winner for the best name suggested will receive two
passes to the boxing shows in Tampa from the Physical Training
Fill out your blank and send to the PUBLIC RELATIONS OF-
FICE at once.
BASKET BALL NAME CONTEST BLANK
Contestant's Name and Rank
Name of Team
(Please submit name of your choice for the Drew Field basket
ball team and return this blank filled out to Public Relations Office
before Jan. 6, 1943.)
Drew Cagers On
In winning their third
straight game of the season,
.Drew varsity basket ball team
stopped the Jefferson High
cagers, 51-39, on the latter's
court last Wednseday night. It
was the fourth game of the
season for the Drewren.
Drew now holds wins over
Hillsborough, Plant Alumni,
and Jefferson High. The sol-
diers' only loss came in the
opening game with the Plant
High five. As the game was
only a practice game, it will
not count against the record
of Drew. The score in this
game was 41-35.
Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker and
two companions were rescued by
a Kingfisher two-place observa-
tion scouting plane.
With Capt. Rickenbacker and
one of his companions lashed to
the wings and the third man
squeezed into the cockpit, the seal
plane did not attempt to get into
the air, but taxied on the surface
of the water for 40 miles to its
base. The Kingfisher is made by
Vought-Sikorsky, a division of
United Aircraft Corp.
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Basket Ball League
And Boxing Shows
In Signal Corps
As part of the physical training
program, the Signal Corps will
start its basket ball and boxing
seasons in January. These two
sports will add to many other
training programs going on to
make men tough and alert.
The basket ball league will be
composed of 25 teams, with games
scheduled three times weekly.
Three games nightly will be
played, on Monday, Wednseday
At the end of the season, the
Signal Corps champions will meet
the winner of the Air Corps loop
for the field championship.
Intramural boxing shows will
be put on weekly. The best box-
ers will be formed into a team to
meet outside competition.
In Two Games
Drew Field Varsity basket ball
team got a split in their two prac-
tice games before the Christmas
holidays, in losing to Plant High,
41-36, and defeating Hillsborough
In losing to the Panthers of
Plant, the soldiers missed numer-.
ous crip shots in their first game
of the season. Lack of practice
was the cause of the many misses,
while the high schoolers have
been practicing for some time
with several games behind them.
Drew began hitting the basket
in their second game of the sea-
son with the Hillsborough bas-
keteers, and ran up 50 points on
Gaskell and Bunnell were high
for the soldiers with 12 and 13
points, respectively, each in the
In the Hillsborough game, Gas-
kell was individual high scorer
for Drew with 14 points. Sitarz
was next high with nine points.
The handling of the ball by the
Drew team was very good for
early season games, and with a
few more practice games, Drew
should have one of the leading
service teams in this section.
Drew (35): Messing, Durkis (4),
Smith, Zevin, Burgin," Cahill,
Sitarz (7), Lennartz, Gaskell (11),
and Bunnell (13). Plant (41):
Sorry (6), Belden (1), Stover (10),
Ennis, Klostermann (6), Fisher,
Lowry, -Wilcox (7), Younger (3),
Lester (7), and Carte (1).
Drew (50): Lennartz, Gaskell,
Cahill, Burgin, Zeven, Webster,
Messing, Bunnell. Schendel, Sit-
arz, Derracs. Hillsborough (35):
Escobar, Clements, Goins, Win-
gate, Durrance, Hill. Johnson, Lo-
kenzo, Miranda, Eckart, Pullaka,
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Drew Cagers Defeat
Plant Alumni, 45-41
Drew Field's varsity basket ball
team captured its first official
game of the season in defeating
Plant High Alumni, 45-41, in a
thriller at Plant High gym last
Schendel, a late comer to the
team, led the attack with 16
points for the soldiers. Besides
being individual high scorer for
the game, he played a beautiful
floor game all the way.
Second high-point man for
Drew was Gaskell, with 13, fol-
lowed by Bunnell, with eight
Playing in the back court and
doing a splendid job on defense
was big six-foot-one Ed Sitarz,
formerly of Northwestern.
As a whole the Drew team was
able to hit the basket more often
as they continued to sharpen
their eyes and round into shape.
Poage led the attack for Plant
Alumni with 18 points ag he
threw the ball in from all direc-
tions. Price and Wynne contrib-
uted eight points each to the los-
., The line-ups:
Drew (45) f g tp
Gaskell 1 6 13
Zevin 1 0 1
Walters 0 1 2
Hoskin 1 1 3
Schendel 0 8 16
Bixby 0 0 0
Bunnell 0 4 8
Sitarz 0 1 2
Totals 3 21 45
Plant Alumni (41) f g tp
Gillette 0 1 2
Wynne 2 3 8
Price 0 4 8
Jones 1 1 3
Poage 2 8 18
Millsap 0 1 2
Totals 5 18 41
Drew Eleven Win
Celery Bowl Game
Drew Field football team
won its first game Christmas
day and also the' first bowl
game in defeating the Tampa
Coast Guard of Davis Island,
13-0, in the Celery Bowl game
The soldiers scored both of
their touchdowns in the second
quarter and held off several
threats of their opponents to
win their first bowl bid.
Drew was on the march
-,i-en the game ended with the
ball on the Coast Guard two-
Thb Christmas game was the
fourth game of the season for
Drew and gave them a season
--cord of one win and three
losses. The soldiers were de-
cr.axed by Tampa U. twice and
Hold that pigskin until an-
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