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Title: The buccaneer
Uniform Title: Buccaneer (Okinawa Island, Japan)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: United States -- Army Air Forces. -- Air Force, 10th
United States -- Army Air Forces. -- Air Force, 10th
Publisher: I & E Section, Hq Co, Tenth Army for the members of Hq, Hq Co, and Sp Trs
Place of Publication: Okinawa Island, Japan
Okinawa Island, Japan
Publication Date: May 31, 1945
Frequency: daily
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Newspapers   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Okinawa Island (Japan)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: Japan -- Okinawa Island -- Okinawa-shi
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1945. Ceased on Oct. 15, 1945.
General Note: "Scoops for the troops."
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 116 (Sept. 5, 1945).
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Bibliographic ID: UF00102950
Volume ID: VID00024
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: oclc - 42868813
lccn - sn 99064069

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VOL. 2--NO. 3


MAY 31, 1945


Cigarette Rations Reduced to
6 Packs Each Week.

Ship's Service this week ;s issu-
ing cards for the new rationing
program of cigars, eigarette- aindl p
smoking tobacco to military per-
solnnel and dependents.
On 3 June, all military estabili-h-

Captain Altizer Cited

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Commissary Privileges to go to

Emergency Housing Tenants

Personnel Inspection
Set For Saturday
Personnel inspection for all
base administration personnel
will be held at 0830 Saturday on
the drill field.
Inspection will be held by di-
visions, and division officers will
supervise their groups.
Members of the inspecting
party will be Lt. Comdr. Baxter

Commissary privileges will be
given to tenants of the new sta-
tion housing units, according to
Lt. W. W. Lamond, commissary
Two centrally located boxes will
be onsted in the housing area:
Each day lists of available dry
stores, meat and vegetables, will
be posted. Tenants are to write
their orders and place them in the
boxes bby 0930. During the after-
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ments withinlll e Unlt.p ,0 ;a0c-s tai I, .E-' l- l Haynes, executive officer; Lt. non, deliveries will oe made oe-
will begin to ration tobacco lluder: .f. a1 ? Comdr. W. C. Taylor, senior med- fore 1500, said Lt. Lamond.
a point s system. Personnel will be n l ical officer; Lt. Comdr. H. G. The system will be managed on
allowed two points per we. O. e: Cap ain Aaron E. Altizr, McIntosh, personnel officer; and a mess basis, with Lt. Charles H.
poiin to sand for three ipack of iT'S1C, received the D)istin- Lt. Comdr. Paul Cosgrove, sup- Smith as treaurer. All food will
eigarcltte, 12 cigars or two oinlceic g"ished Flying Cross for extra- ply officer. be sold at Navy cost.
of smoking tobacco, ordinary achievement as a pilot
Personnel may draw their whole and division leader in the South Bachelor OfficersPEN NOW
week's ration of two points at one Paific During three tours of duty Etalih Nursery!W FI
time, but the points arc valid onl- aptin Altizer participated i 26 i t sT T ES
for the week specified by t num- damaging bombing and strafing A nursery will be established inCONTACT LE
bered squares on the cad. T I attacks against Japanese shipping the BOQ under the supervision of
only exception to this rule is that nd ground installations. volunteer Waves on dance or bingo Contact lenses are now being
personnel presenting leave paver while leading two divisions in evenings, according to Lt. James fitted at the station dispensary.
or orders may draw lup to lou, a strike against a strong battery E. Schwenck, officer in charge of Lt. Comdr. T. I. Moore has new
weeks (or eight points) ration at of h'ealv anti-aircraft guns on the BOQ and JOQ. 2 June, night equipment with which he can take
one time. (Continued on Page 6) of an officers' dance, will see the the impressions for the new
As a person draws his ration opening of the nursery. glasses.
Ahs card will b rawse p hi. re cards Only children under eight years Charges made for the fitting of
his nontranserill e pneaa M;59e The C Iie of age will be permitted in the contact lenses will be exact lab-
Sn ursery; the older children in the oratory charges, approximately
se o he prson to wom WO Night Sand group will be separated from the $60. Dr. Moore suggests that per-
tey ve issu. younger. Charges will be 50 cents sons having to wear glasses with
Ration cards will be honored at per child for the evening, fairly heavy correction in them
any PX, Ship's Sis cie store or odder a new film schedule, five Parents desiring to use this spe- should come to the dispensary and
other military store throughout astatiin movies will be shown each cial service are requested to phone speak to him about the advantages
the country, and they \will he is- week instead of seven. Due to the the JOQ officer, extension 254, of contact lenses and the advisa-
sued to all Navy. Marine Corps, shortagee of film, the same feature telling the name and age of each ability of ordering them.
Coast Guard and Army pi-ruonl:lne will he Ihon on Tuesdays andl child they plan to put into the The lenses fit over the eye, and
Tobacco ration cards to ie'j'laie ednesdt : and the same picture nursery for the evening, the observer cannot tell that
cards lost or destroyed can be on arturdays and Sundays. Lt. Schwenk announced that glasses are being worn. Contact
issued only by order of Lie Con:- double runs will be grade bunks will be available for the lenses also do away with fogginr,
handing Officer. i" eV aitures in all cases. children. dust particles and much of the
S T bother of ordinary eye glasses.
Vero Tenants to Get Honusina I eistration Co yDr. Moore warned, however, that
6 <. J,' some inconvenience will be expe-
rienced in adapting to the new
Starting this week. tee tna;'s cop- .,; th tenan;: s copy of a Tration, there is a place on the lenses and that persons wearing
ies of housing actiommnsodations eg t ,.on is received, it will e back of the tenant's copy to list glasses only part time might not
which have already been registered ,b, '1il to chock on the services any changes or give any further find contact lenses worth the
in Indian River county will be .1r:, tiui'ent listed as welas s the information regarding the prem- trouble of learning to wear them.
mailed to respective tenants. ,:1. pic so th th te enant is ises. If there are any such changes
In those cases where tenaiits ':itly familiar wi h the correct i.otod the completed tenant's copy rent, the services and equipment
are living in rooming lihuse u1 ;e- :-.: ;', :he pr.omises. tatether should be mailed back to the Vero provided, and, at the time the rent
tels, they will not receive .iiy \v\, si- ervi-ce and *quiipnmet Beach Area Rent office for furth- is paid, the copy of the landlord's
ies of the landlord's regis:mntiuo. wh'ici uor turnisheu with that er handling, registration should be requested
In hotels and rooming hou ses the 'i:-1n Janusiay, 1'94-. Inquire About Rent so the tenant may review the reg-
prices for each individual iroom il lcpot Discripancies It is suggested that before a istration and sign on the back of
-will be potLd in that room. in :hi ev1nt that there are anivy housing accommodation is rented, it, and also sign a change of ten-
Checki S'erices, Equipiii ,r .. noted in the regis- the tenant first inquire as to the ancy form for the landlord.

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Vero BPach, Florida
An Activity Of The Naval Air Operationae Tair.,ini C

VOL. 2---NO-

SPORTS EDITOR ........... ..

VEl.O Hii -. I 1LOltID\

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S. .. .......... CAPT. E. R. !i- ,
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..LT. R. H. SI-Ma,
. J. J. R. EALx IN, ., .B
. . .P. E. TE .AeN Y,
... E. PENTIEC0oT,
...... .... ... OLIN T r 1 .-
rlIII.rA WIItUKS, CPih '

STAFF ARTIST ...-...........- .. . .. JOHN vZIRiN
REPORTER ....... ...... ... ..A ... .... ....... H RMAN SM1'111
The Buccaneer is published without cosi t tthe U. S. Govern
distributed free to all hands aboard the Narul Air Station, -\
This is not an official Navy Departm ent pu blicalon andc
contained herein should be construed as represeniig ,.i he op
Navy Department. This paper is priiited in the iintiert of
personnel and will welcome all contribtions and cri:ic'isrt s
bears of the Base. The Buccaneer receives Cramp Newspa,
material. The republication of credited ,matter is prohibi -
permission of CNS, 205 E. 42St, N. Y. C. 17.

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111 31


It is a rather sad commentary that the first complaints .. %
lodged with the local Rent Control Office was one involving, '2" _
a Navy landlord and Navy tenants. The OPA Rent Control ak, haNppy an.d
was introduced into this area at the request of the military a'1.1,, ,'fr ,xar
in an attempt to alleviate discrepancies nrd injustices that i]ople iho Iomi.
had arisen between tenants and landlords in this community. w 'Ich "'.cbles."'
It is indeed unfortunate that this airing of difficulties be- i' ivxid'nils have
tween service personnel should have been the first example meaningni of 'religi
of the reason why it was nece-ssary to rPque t OPA assist c1. aili conhrl
ance. In the spirit of fellowship, comradeship and unity. toii : ;- at i ein'-r
say nothing of common sense. eti us pull together that our '~i: ii thi
own slate may be clean. We are all in the Navy for' oe i iersoi rehlion
reason and one reason alone---o w-in the war. United \1e :and thiy shr'ug th
can do it; but divided we can dissipalte1 our efforts. These loik at me skeptic
factors hold just as true, for thie "'attle n!: Vero TBeach" as Thry ::re noM;
they do for the "Battle of the Pacific." I'.lame for tlhe
which they find
ci:;ue nlm it of
riljnojipnrt of and
Task Force 58 and the Navv have suffered a grievous :1( relig'ios view
I 'a 1t't ms thai
loss in the blow suffered by the USS Frainklin, the gallant, i t1at s t od
27,000-ton carrier damaged elf the coast of Japan on I19 ,,e." \t il \ do
March. Only recently have details of the vessel's 13,400- be ac;vi in thci
mile-long homeward trek been made public .. '! i!sr, bo as f
"Big' Ben's" incomplete casualty lists numbered 8?2 dead -. Ihe cLire th
or missing, and 270 wounded, a loss of more than one-third P'ovidle without
her 3,000-odd complement. While this loss is tragic, the epi- '"'
sode is made heroic by the fact that the IFranklin reached i e l ~ itIh that
the shores of t]e United States under her own power, ove-r- jts do no'. r)eali
coming almost unprecedented damage and death to make her .'e N O that's i
return to the Brooklyn Navy Yard for refitting,. i n wa
The tremendous ratio of dead aind missing to i jured--- i \\. a;nd y'
more than 3-to-l-indicates beyond futile description the Ye'Sil tlha His wi
severity of the Eranklin's wounds and the agony scuffr'ed
by her crew. America, innured oi the loss of war materiel -,- r g''ig th
and weapons, cannot so reconcile herself to the death an:d ,-i. ~! i1 suig
n '. 1 suplpck
maiming of eleven hundred of her sons. A grateful and malnded: "Okay,
compassionate country joins the Navy in saluti "- the i,;avreI-n:e
"Big Ben." 'Well, picked



MlAY 31. 194.5

RNER Inquiring Reporter
i. iLt.:JlO' Do you think the;
.- 1 a.. t: Asii. ld be kept on as a '
I.4 -1, 'l.irtI 1 .,, i i',;i after the '
i... .after tI

_;. II Si iboulugh. 'Si: No. Be- '3
' ,, .... i ll k it ir tile place .'
S.. ... ni. It i.z a!! right for'-
,' '. rl, ," ... .' .it. ch in and help.
S 1 , ;r 'i..'t:e atyv, bijt let thernm -..,:
, -'", i i.',, ,, h' ,. ;' i$ uve '. over
., 1. ik-i, RMIil: Oh, my God, .
S,,, ., r sh.u. ray [ home and
,I , i i.' 1 t) le fellow's out
.r ...': r, t:. i:. icn e 0.1 -' to shore

S .. e I laran, 1iM3c1 : I think if
i .. ; c, ied forn them they
'....iiL I,., iut .f tne: don't need
I. II tI.'. ir .- i)e l- il ty of other i

i ,, \ ;irdiliec, Sp(S)3c: I think
i ,_'. li... .l l:.el' dih r'tnari.t m ate
,i :,. nc, .I rhini, b't they should
S .1 t !. 1 ': .r u- o t 3 S[ soon as
S. ... pli;l ili K ;en all. SIh2c: Most of
T, t ; . i :i. r,- i.t out before the thing
.-. i, ..* .:. M\... i h.e begun plans for


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lh 1'u qrl'i.
lilmtl h Irunnel_, Sic: No, I
i T.' r-t ;, nae goi-d for emer-
, ,:.',-. 1-.", itr I.- ,n place for them
*'t!L..i tii.: ".ail .
I. : ( rotfloot. S2c: No, I don't
I. rl.-'r, ....Il..l. I betrt r let it
S 1i lSii t.
T 4.. Meadou-, SIr: They have

a;il Il-jgtt the absolutely no use for them what-
standards an d soever in any shape or form. Ie
i dc, 1 s t h a t hat plain enough? They don't need
,-zeful lives. them now, let alone after the wat.
lple, most of the Rose Marie Lesser, SKY2c: As
into my office a permanent occupation, I do not
Think the Navy would appeal to a
lanrv of these .
an of thse nicer type of girl.
no idea of the A. C. McClaskey, ARTlc: No. I
on as it can af- don't think they are doing much
heir lives. I ask oi anything now, so there is no
Ii the,- trn" J o rned of keeping them in after the
is "';:v." I ask V-'r.
-k t, ,rodl a .l John Marsh, Sp(A)2e: I should
can L,.ep them say not! They should go home and
e x h ni make homes for someone else.
eir sholzl'des anii I
ally. Te o
necessarily to Swimming Tests For
Ithen:olves, be- Marine 'R. O.' Men
them have been __
ments that were Swimming tests for Marine R.O.
ev'e' hostilee to men are being conducted daily
of life. But the at the Beachland swimming pool.
they want the Specialist A's in the Athletic de-
.nd r:lgrn can apartment are conducting the tests
rnt ut m God to and meanwhile each A is also un-,
: i\, h-t, this 'dergoing a refresher course. Tests
util.e s trying to will be held tp to the Class A test
t .meic o ca for P..O. men.
k-in-' th' "idi- Swimming classes are also be-'
ing held on the beach each day as
cynics nnd skep- par3 of the Physical Instruction
ze is i.'-.a" there program of the station. Men slated
n life w';h : ;ni or athletics are taken to and from
ie has r 'd the the beach in station wagons.
i fol''l, it ido.'s .
t God! il;1 l says aloIng the road," explained the woe-
ay works. b:hgone rookie. "And from .hen on
--- the mules couldn't understand a
e boot a ,i-'sinlg word I said."
o l-t; in ret rn. ----
s, the ( ief do- Gob: Hey, I thought I heard
-]t's hi'.'; haxow it omncthing break.
Wave: Oh, it's just ny promise
up the Clihplnin ito my mother.



ACC Keeps Tabs On Everything That Flies

Waves in the pictures above either heard a funny story or else
they like their jobs-witness the grins. Top left, Phyllis Herrick
and Kay Foley, both Sp(X)3c, keep the status board in condition
so that the officer-controllers can have in capsule form information
they want in a hurry. Top right, Janet Beach, Margaret Miller,
Regina Feeback, Barbara McAskill and Phyllis Franklin, Sp(X)3c,
check a "fix." Some pilot has ca'.ed in requesting his position, and
these gals pull strings (locating the pilot at the intersection)
Lower left, the gals enjoy coffee chow time in the lounge provided
for reliefs. Faye Linder, Lillian Athey, Barbara McAskill, Phyllis
Franklin, Mialbel Rice and Jackie Burgess enjoy a few minutes off
from work. Lower right shows part of the office and its staff.
Sheila Boutelle, Gloria Moss, Ens. Anna May, Slavin and Lt. (jg)
Mattabel Downing check reports and keep the files in shape. Far
lower right shows the busy monitor room. Waives keeping track
of what is said and when are Fay Linder. Mabel Rice, Lillian
Athey, Mary Bolden, Goldena Suiter, Sp(X)3c Jackie Burgess, and
Dottie Leggett.
Many a sailor who envisions "Darling, are you positive you
himself as a leader of men winds want to go through with this?"
up as a follower of women.

One Siamese twin to another:
"You must have had a swell time
last night. T look like a wreck

Nervous young father, register-
ing his wife in the maternity ward:

BMJc at station dance: "Yes, !
I love dancing. Guess it's in my ;
blood." i-
Wave: "Then you must have bad
circulation. It hasn't gotten to
your feet yet."

Buy that extra Bond TODAY!

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SSailors Just Want

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S' i,' t, 1 .l. entr. cf Camp'
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left. The middle picture shows
m--- eat-yes, look at it. The com- H A E ME
Ft. Pierce has a large commis- "American Red Cross services missary often has better stocks of LT FOR NEW MEN
sary "cash and carry" store for to the armed forces will continue meat and cheese than grocery
members of the armed forces in on a large scale in Europe and at stores in either Vero or Ft. Pierce. First, Second Priority Group
this area. home, and on a larger scale than Takes Trailers
Vcro Beach service families ever in the Pacific, now that hos- A newly commissioned Ensign
wishing permits for trading at this utilities in Germany have ceased," had just given his seat on a plane
well-stocked store, must submit commented John E. Morris, Red to a sobbiiig pretty blonde who had Twelve of the trailer housing
applications in writing to Lt. (jg) Cross Field Director. related her. tale of woe. His wire units have been allocated up to the
R. E. Lynch, officer in charge. "In Europe Red Cross workers ito his CO was: "Gave berth to a present time, and the rest will be
Blank applications may be ob- will remain with American troops girl: taking next plane." given men in the first and second
tainted from the commissary store, as long as they are needed. More His CO wired back: "Congratula- priority groups who will be arriv-
An applicant may designate the eagerly than ever will they con- tions. Next confinement in bar- ing shortly, said Lt. Charles H.
member of his family authorized tinue their job of offering Red racks!" Smith, housing officer.
to make purchases, and an individ- Cross services to men and women --- the new men coming in do not
ual permit will be issued for the far from home," he stated. Have pity on those sad GIs leed all of the trailer units, then
use of this person. "In the Pacific our task will Whose gals have done them dirt. they will be thrown open to men
Store Hours, 0830 to 1400 become more complex and infinite- There's nothing that can dry and their families in the third clas-
Store hours are 0830 to 1400 ly greater as the fighting in- their eye-s ification.
daily except Sundays; the commis- creases in intensity," Morris de- Except another skirt. The first priority group is com-
sary will be closed Sundays and cleared. "Red Cross field directors praised of men who arrived on this
days necessary to take inventor- with combat units, trained RedI Sailor: "Drinking makes you base from fleet duty for temporary
ies. The market is self-service ex- Cross workers in the hospitals and look beautiful." operational training for further
cept the meat department, which experienced Red Cross personnel She: "But I haven't been drink- sea duty. The second group is made
is clerkservice. in our clubs will remain on the ing!" up of those men on temporary op-
The meat department has a job until final victory is won." Sailor: "Yes, but I have." rational training for sea duty and
numbering system; persons wish- Morris added that Red Cross Mrs. Marine: "You deceived me the third group comprises men who
ing meat are to secure their num- workers will remain on duty in before I married you! You told me have returned from fleet duty, sta-
ber from the file on the meat the hospitals and in the camps un- you were well off." tioned here on permanent duty,
cases, then go about their other til the last soldier and sailor is Marine: "So I was-but I didn't
shopping until their number is discharged. Red Cross chapters know it." Support the Mighty Seventh!
called. Ration points are required will stay fully mobilized to aid .....
here as in other markets and are ex-servicemen. ATTENSHUN!
collected by a ration clerk as the
customer leaves the ration de- First Boot: "I'll bet that town in
apartment. Texas you call home is one of those
Sales Prices Confidential places where everyone goes down
No checks or money orders will to meet the train."
be cashed here, and no telephone Second Boot: "What train?" .. *v
or mail orders are accepted. It is ,i".. a
stressed that sales prices are Chief: "What are you doing with
strictly confidential and should not your socks on wrong side out?"
be discussed with anyone. Boot: "My feet got so hot
Also the store cautions against marching I decided to turn the
purchasing for persons not entitled hose on them."
to commissary store privileges.
This is a serious offense, and all A Chief is a man of few words
violations will be reported to the which he keeps repeating.
commanding officer.
Lt. George Wright, yard officer crowded on Saturday, so person-
of this base, stated that those go- nel from this base should plan to
ing to Ft. Pierce should have their shop some other time of the week.
ID card from this base to identify Anyone driving to Ft. Pierce is i Marines are shown at inspection two weeks ago. Base administra-
them the first time. He also cau- urged to share his car with others tion should take a few looks at this, then compare with their own
tioned that the store is usually wishing to go. lines Saturday.

MAY 31, 1945




i~ml ....

Marine I

"You don
me," was th
"You can't
ing about m
nary school
This "ord
taught Fren
states of C
setts and Ti
Marine Cor
Smith college
During her
to France, s
southern Fr
the Sorbonn
She joined
at Camp Le
before comi
At Camp Le
taught tacti
chemical wa
tary subject
"It just
when the b
to do some
weeks train
to get up a:
When Lt.
there was ni
It was esta
of September
them with a
sonnel, three
stick of fur
time. Miss

ficer for the MNFOTD.
Post-war plans are rather hazy
for the Marine Lieutenant. "I'd
just like to sit around and loaf,"
she stated. "I don't know whether
I want to go back to teaching or
not. Really, I haven't given any
thought to it. I'd like to work to
earn just enough money to spend
most of my time loafing and trav-
"It's pretty sure, though," she
laughed, "that I won't be turning
in my request to join the regular
Marine Corps."

Marine, talking to his son five
years after the war: "And that,
my son, is how the World War was
Son: "But, Daddy, why did they
need all those other Marines?"

If a woman tells a man, "You
are handsome," he seldom believes
it; but if she says, "You are
clever," he always believes it.

____ Veroite, received the Navy Cross counting them. He said that as
Bougainville, he scored a direct for his work following the bombing he lay there on his back, the
hit upon and completely destroyed of the aircraft carrier Franklin flames from the fires on deck
one of the emplacements. He also off the main island of Japan early seemed to him 1500 feet high.
took part in a strike against enemy on the morning of 19 March.
shipping scoring a near miss on Lt. (jg) Morgan was the third
an armed cargo ship and aiding CPO to report aboard the station DOES ANYONE
an armed cargo ship add aiding
in the subsequent sinking of the back in the old days. As an A SMELL A RAT
vessel. he was leading chief in aviation SMELL A RAT?
_______training. He left Vero in the-early
summer of 1944 as a machinist, Persons complaining of rats
The SEVENTH WAR BOND and after that was commisisoned. (the four footed variety) in the
Drive is now on-support it. sioned. barracks have only themselves or
Lt. (jg) Morgan, a veteran of their friends to blame. The station
19 years services in the Navy, was has cooperated in rat control by
Aircraft engineering and mainten- having an expert from Miami
Stance officer aboard the big car- check on poisons, traps and seal-
rier when it was bombed by the ing up entrances to the barracks.
/ lone Japanese airplane. But none of these will do any
After the first few explosions, good if the following rules are not
Miorgan took a group of men and observed:
went to one of the carrier's am. 1 K'eep all doors into the Jaar-
-- mnlunition magazines. Powder in racks closed. Its mighty easy for
sacks in the magazine was burn- a rat to stroll nonchalantly
ing. and the men grabbed the hot through an open door,
va.s Bsll (0, Patusxt Rha a .h) shells stored with the powder and 2. Have absolutely no food in
"-D0mp weather seems to have warped the tossed them overboard. Then they the barracks. Rats, like armies,
flight dec,. McGinnis," put out the fire in the powder travel on their stomachs.
I 'u u h ie ntepwe

Lt. Towle Was Sgt. Krimmer Worked l
School Teacher In Variety of Trades

i't want to interview "Do you want an interesting "
e main trend of 1st Lt. answer or the rtuth," asked Sgt. r
Towle's conversation. Hazel Krimimer, USMC(W1R) \when
find anything interest- questioned about her pre-war oc-
e; I was just an ordi- cupation.
teacher." When we assured her we wanted
linary school teacher" both, she pondered, then at lapid-
ch and Spanish in the fire said, "I worked in an ofifce 1 1
:onnecticut, Massachu- doing practically everything; I
exas before joining the was a school teacher and I also
ps. A native of New was a social service worker."
she graduated from Her office work consisted, as A -
:e, majoring in French. she said, of everything from chief
file clerk duties to those as sten-
junior year, she went ographer. "I liked this work best,
studying at Grenoble in I think," she commented.
ance, and in Paris, at As a school teacher she taught
e. elementary grades. "I liked this
d the Marine Corps in too," she aid, "but people had the ,
1943 and was stationed gooniet ideas about school teache- t
jeune and Cherry Point %'s!"
ng to Vero last August.; "I became very cynical about
jeune,a line camp, she human nature in my job as a case
ics, landing operations, investigator," she remarked. Ha-
arfare and other mili- ?,el's job was to interview fami- I
s. lies to determine whether they
goes to show you that were eligible for government as-
larine Corps tells you sitance or not.
thing, you do it," she She joined the Marine corps two
"I'd had about tWo years ago and since that time has
ing in these, then had served at Cherry Point, Atlanta
nd spout in front of a and Vero. 9he attended recruit Pictures above show the bond rally two weeks ago held in down
training at New River. town Vero Beach. Wave Lillian Athey made the main appeal to
Towle came to Vero, Post war plans "depend ap too prospective bond buyers, and W1aves helped sell the bonds which
Marine Night Fighter many things to make up my mind brought the town up to 40 percent of its qquota on the first night
Training Detachment. now," she commented "I'm wait- of the drive.
Training Detachment. i .
blished as of the first ing to see what hapeps. There's VEROIE ITED bags.
r, and that time found nothing definite in my mid." During the next 10 hours, Lt.
small nucleus of per- FOR NAVY (ROS (jg) Morgan commented to a St.
e telephones and not a ,r Louis Post-Dispatch reporter, he
nature. At the present .laii. EI Cted iwas tossed into the air by explo-
Towle is personnel of- (Continued from Page 1) Lt. (jg) Lindsey E. Morgan, ex- sions so many times he stopped

MAY 3.1, 1_045





4r .0 i. L

-_. .... .. ,,,

d SaI h l ['--s .l.I I"\ 111 ill '.'tl 1 .. le.. ,i. i ltos show. The men
I A 1) ,Ii i'itt llhli. ,,ii h I iII "*1.111 ci i 'torr. to get on base. At
J a S. . I'ti,- l.rt1ii,.nii. i.,I i.. put I hei -rt into his swing. Allen, of
S b.,- ll ... .i tl.. i. I .lil .ui '* pl.t,' lf in the 1430 league.
lO W hiNl Anglelr's Go H ome ,,h i. ..i. I 1,1 1. 1,1 1,11 ;n,.ii-; i "ier iilil.i shows R.. Pontius,
O-'W hie Go H e l,.l'," inin i l '; Ih ht ln. ~'c.liatie.n, is catching. This was
_the h:i-llli-)-ll[lll e.Ti. '1rlit Sr.l-lnllii runninKl away from Radar,
---- f,.. T..r L.l. ,,%.... _i .%i ri' 'r. Ltr. I. 1 i f. ri'.I' n pui r hi., shoulders into a power
(Tihr f ll *".,,. ,." n ,,,i, ;., i; liIIi I l llII 11 1 ;t l. rle l-brIl [ 1p r1 11 I ld Il al- No one seem s to know
rn li.,'r f Fi n,'; ,, ,.1 ** r ~ \. itt ',, l Iil i 1' [1-1 i.ri, h I-lt ilt*, -;.i it %%a- fun.
The i l Lt' II. l ... i ., ,, ebasian A-ii 7op .sotlall- SOFTBALL S(0RES
ll'(lfar/ Offi' / t II*, i. ,',. n,, ,.,, 1 ar,,l ,r I,. i ;,. A . ....I .i I v t, ,, ,;,' ri. t 0 i ,(uO SO rTBALL LEAGUE
Ham and Mlvnk had beenl talk- good as any the anglers had ever ti.auli tl hL t, i tl.d t out ,Pr the G P
'rig fishing and eagerly awaiting seen, title in the last 1600 Softball Team"- W. L. Pet.
the opening of the bass season, so "Are there any bass in this league, are in separate leagues -...... 4 1.00
when, Gordon suggested a trip to lake?" they questioned a native. now and leading their divisions. Spoilers ---..---.... 5 4 1 .800
Lake Apopka, known all over the "Sure," said the man, "I got one A-6 has played four games and ndians .. .... 5 3 .600
country as a famous place for bass, last week that weighed fifteen lost none, while Seba:tiai ,ais the Bi ts -n:' ... 600
they jumped at the opportunity. pounds." same :oc if tea. h .ntr '
They arose bright and early A fifteen i.nce is a whc-per co nc !, .-. . 60
A cifsee- 1. ntlei "s :C; wihol per 5 ;-; 5 0 0, )
(4 a. m.) on the first Sunday for any bass fisherman so t:i an-- i:i :I -' ..... .: L t'a
mornnig of the season and, in lers hastened to inquire a.bc ut get- s'kit:. in, j.v :, ir ,'I ,- loss E '
company with Gordon, his son ting a boat. -U7;."-t- \, lat' in,, er inn ags d' iin tihe last euce . 5 1 200,
"J.C." and 'Ernie set out for the I unfortunately Lhe angles ihoughM, lea i play T-: ....... 5
lake with high hopes, here were only three snuia'l boats __ e. ivisjn------ 5 0 .000
After a bad trip through fog on the lake and all were private OFFICER GOLFERS WIN P. Division 5 0 5 .0
much of the way they finally ar, owned. 1600 SOFTBALL LEAGUE.
rivedd at the pinnacle of many a Once again the woud-be-fisher- Station officer golfers met and Tc G. W. L. Pet.
fresh water angler's dreams, Lake men turned disconsolately home- defeated the enlisted men last Sun- Sebaa-- .4 4 W 1.000
Apopkbn. They found many other ward. A true angler never gives day at Royal Park golf course. The Sebastian .......... 4 1.000
atlglh'rs already on the scene, a up, however, while there is any final score was 7 and 2. The only Maw ........... 3 2 1 .750
count disclosing that, there were chance whatsoever, so it was de- two players to score for the enlist- Ra Bender s - -- 42 2 .000
ed Tin Benders -....... 4 2 2 .000
exactly forty-three cars at John- cided to make one last try and ed men were Guentner and String- 10 CC's -.--- 3 2 .33
son's Fishing Camp. visit, Blue Springs, on the St. ham. Short Circuits ........ 4 1 3 .250
Boat Is Secured Johns. Lt. J. F. Anderson turned in the Radio ....---------- --.. 2 0 2 .000
During the night the hyacinths Ah/ A Boat low score with a card of 72 for theSu y 0 2 .000
had dried in so that it was impa A68! c Boaco Sopply----------- -2 0 2 .000
had drifted in so that it was m- par 68 course. Lt. (jg) MacColl
possible fr the small boats to get Arriving at Blue Springs they and Corp. Stringham both turnedd
out from the docks. All big boats found two or three boats on the in a cool 78. ENTRIES NEEED F
\ere out and none others could Iriver bank and decided their troub- i ST TIES PISTOL EfT
-e so tere was nothing else to les were over. Out came the tackle
do but o elsewhere in search of while one of them ent to find Sebastian Wins Championship STATION PISTOL MEET
a boat. the owner. Finally he located a Sebastian found little trouble
Artiving at Winter Garden very busy old lady who was in in defeating Radar for the Soft- More entries are needed for the
they f.,und no hyacinths but all charge. Yes, there were boats for ball championship of the station station Pistol Meet. A few men
boats were out in the lake. One rent, but they could not be rented, 21 to 2. The Sebastian team had a have entered teams, but the entries
man had fished from the dock the old lady regretfully explained, close call in their own league when have not lived up to the talk of
aod caught five bass with live for there were no oars for them they beat A-6 in ten innings, but pistol prowess that brought about
bait but there was no more live and so they could not be used. against the winners of the 1400 If you are one f those who has
'bait available. The anglers push- Just then a boat came in. The league they won as they pleased. always wanted to learn to shoot
ed On to Montverde-surely there old lady said that since these men The two leagues were the start with a pistol, enter a team now.
':'would be a boat there. They met had come in his boat could be rent- of summer softball on the station, you have been putting it off for
with the same story: "No boats ed. Gordon, "J.C." and Monk got other leagues are now in play. another day get our team entered.
Sa-ail.tble." in while Ham and Ernie waited Softball will continue through Lt . M. Hannan, has announ-
Turn For Home for another boat. About 50 yards the summer months. ced the following events for the
One by one they visited each |off-shore a man called from the -- meet:
camp, but, always the reply was bank and asked what was on the .tackle and headed back io Day- All firing will be from the 25
,the same. _finally there were no string hanging over the side. In- toa. yard line.
nMore canrps to visit. Since Lake vestigation disclosed a fish, where- Total elapsed time: 11 hours. Firing in order as follows:
AnoDha is quite a large lake some 1uon the man announced they had Total distance covered: about 200 it--26 rounds.
little timr had been consumed. The taken his boat. So back they came. miles. Total time of fishing: ab- for six shots-12 ropjnds.
would-be fishermen held a council. Then the anglers held a hurried solutely zero. 25 yards--rapid fire-15 seconds
'There was but one choice and so, council. It was decided that enough Thus endeth the true story of 25 yards-slow fire-no time lim-
I i rtlgtl', they turned for home. was really enough and so, in com- five anglers and their first, trip 25 yards--time fire-25 seconds
On the way homeward they plete disgust, they packed their o-f he 1915 bass fishing season. fo (; shots-7 rounds.




I Lost, Found, Buy, Sell i Advancements in Ratings! ... .J st

And Trade Department As of 16 May f33i M n

FOR SALE: Man's waterproof \is.. i i S.. AM.:!') flu.
wrist watch. Call telephone exti-ni r'uws, iui~ min ., sl;( (r t co tc Rlich-
sion 213. id I'.. Sic(RM) S ay. s., QMicTi);
P L a i w i'ttU!-Jh, Jnlm A_. `1'uXZMB6iT) : Each,
FOR SALE:Portable typewriter; I Lii I. RMc(T) ; Gra.ham. Robert F.,
4 stainless steel irons and brassie; ,MMaI (-T)-: riin, winilne 11., sih
and a bed and mattress. Leave note C Guerncr. uernard A., Sic; Handi, Leoi-
for Lt. M. Schluter at Hangar P.O. i rd E,. SSM, Bc(T): Hornbly. Jam. C..
FOR SALE: Set of six Wilson S-e: Jones, wilitred I'., -,()sc(l) ,
rUK s"*, Ibt KateSI, F.rank A,,' AMMI"2C ; Mnigieri
matched irons. Two woods. Bag. I iank (n), s-2c("r) ; Ne,"vto., Gcorg; W..
See Lt. Smith. No. 13, JOQ. SiCL'cT) : Pen.ecost, William E., YictT) ;
FOR SALE: Boy's bicycle. If in- lame Eluil in), Ci(Ic(T) 'l iiT'hon
terested contact J. A. Hood, Sic, A beit N.. .maM(r) ; f 'ate, e, ,og ci.,.
e CMIc(T) ; W'atn, Franklin A., AGEI
at Master-at-arms office, IT) ; Wilkus, William M., CPi'hoinT)(CA) :
WANTED TO BUY: 1937, 38 or Head.Jo n w.. S.
39 automobile. Call Lt. (jg) 1.
Miller, telephone 250. turi1 to room 87, JOQ or station
WANTED TO BUY: An auto- personnel office.
mobile, coupe preferred. Contact FOUND: Two keys on a plaited
Lt. (jg) J. S. Brooks, 332. leather key chain.Owner may have
LOST: Lt. (jg) Edward Czap keys by calling at the station per-
lost a tan leather key case with 7 'onnel office.
or 8 key's in the vicinity of the I FOUND: Man's identification
BOQ. Finder please call him at racelct with serial No. 337228
tel. 2419 or 274. no name, inscription on inside.
LOST: Brown alligator wallet Call at station personnel office.
with initials H. K. R. on outside.
Identification card for Lt. (jg) Don't forget that the best buy
H. K. Jeay is in wallet. Please re- in the world today is 1War Bonds.



This is Pat Carroll. She'll be part of the USO Camp Show
"Just for the Ride," here 13 June in the station auditorium. Two
shows will display this gal's ahem talent at 1930 and 2030.
Pat is part of a comedy dance team named Fitz and Carroll.
Ohf yes, also on the program are Tyler and St. Clair, an act con-
sisting of a xylophone and mannequin dolls, who dance to music;
Six Lovely Ladies, dancing models who present a Samba number,
and a "march militaire"; Collins and Peterson, MC's and "Comman-
dos of Comedy"; Patricia Floyd, pianist and musical conductor
and La Verne and Dee, harmony singers.

Jolinniv Sheffield

ii ;id thle Amazons" Johnny Weissnuller -

AS1HRE. "Youth n1; Trial" and "Tahiti Nights"
FRIDAY, 1 June
AB'OA)R "The Ut ah Kid" Hoot Gibson Bob Steele
ASHORE "'Sunday Dinner for a Soldier" and "Oh, Susanna" -
Dance at Comunni'y House at 2000
ABOARD E-- 'Escae in the Desert" Alan Hale Philip Dorn
ASHORE "Sunday Dinner for a Soldier" and "Oh, Susanna"
SUNDAY. 3 June
ABOARD Catholic Services in station auditorium at 1000. Protestant
Services in Chapel at 1100. Movies at 1800 and 2030: "Escape in
the Desert" --- A!an H{ale -- Philip Dorn
ASHORE -- ellowship Hour in the Baptist Church at 2100. Movies:
"For Whom the Bell Tolls" -- Gary Cooper Ingrid Bergman
MONDAY, 4 June
ABOARD -- "Zombies on Broadway" Wally Brown Bela Lugosi
ASHORE-- "For Whom the Bell Tolls" -.-- Gary Cooper Ingrid
ABOARD "Those Endearing Young Charms" Laraine Day -
Robert Young
ASHORE -- "Thunderhead, Son of Flicka" Roddy McDowell
ABOARD "Those Endearing Young Charms" Laraine Day -
Robert Young
ASIORE -- "Thunderhead, Son of Flicka" Roddy McDowell
ABOARD "Son of Lassie" Peter Lawford Donald Crisp
ASHORE "Under Western Skies" and "Thorobred"
FRIDAY, 8 June
ABOARD "Coney Island" Betty Grable
ASP-lOP. ---.- "Trai! to Cunsight" and "She Gets Her Man"
ABOARD "Where Do We Go From Here" -- Fred MacMurray -
Joan Leslie
ASHORE "Trail to Gunsight" and "She Gets Her Man" Dance
at Community House at 2000
SUNDAY, 10 June
ABOARD Catholic Services in station auditorium at 1000 Protes-
tant Services in Chapel at 1100. Movies 1800 and 2030: "Where
Do We Go From Here" Fred MacMurray Joan Leslie
ASHORE Fellowship hour at Community Church at 2100. Movies:
"Practically Yours" Claudette Colbert Fred MacMurray
MONDAY, 11 June
ABOARD Sec plan of the day for movies
ASHORE "Piactically Yours" Claudette Colbert Fred Mac-
TUESDAY, 12 June
ABOARD See plan of the day for movies.
ASHORE "Eve Knew Her Apples" Ann Miller William Wright
ABOARD -- See plan of the day for movies
ASHORE "Eve Knew Her Apples" Ann Miller William Wright

,\\ .9.

-' '4


Enlisted WAVES "who have
been on active duty for at least
two year- within the geographical
limits of a naval district or within
an air training command are to be
given an opportunity to indicate
their desile for transfer out of the
area," a recent letter from Rear
Admiral Randall Jacobs, chief of
the Bureau of Naval Personnel,
Quarterly surveys will be made

,ii.5 S

T 'll4 UiCTS

of enlisted WAVES, and at that
time they will be given a chance
to designate a preference for .a
new district or air command. As-
signment to new stations cannot
be guaranteed. Periods of time
spent in boot training or at serv-
ice school may not be included in
the two year requirement.
Tranflers are to be made at
government expense; no delay en
route is to be authorized. For fur-
ther data, see Women's Reserve
Circ. Ltr. 5-43, issud 31 December
1943, and Pers-6301-rab-1 QRSi-
P-16-3, dated 1 November 1944.

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