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Vol. 1 No. 54
SEYMOUR JOHNSON HELD, N. C.
January 1, 1944
Your Quota In
The Bond Drive
Is Shown Here
913th & 904th Gd Sa 1900
80th Avn Sq
7th AAF Bcmd .....
28th AAF Bond ...;
468th AAF Band ..
30:rd B. Hq & AB
Prov. WAC Dot ....
9th T.S. Sp
10th TS Gp
12th Mess Gp
39th Mess Sq
40th Mess Sq
4th Acod. Gp
9th Acad. Sq
10th Acad. Sq
A/C Pre-Tech. S ...
702nd Gp. (A/C) ..
705lh Gp. (A/C) ...
706th Gp. (J(/C) ...
722nd (A/C) ...
723rd Gp. (A/C) ...
76th Tg. Wing ....
720th & 724th Gps .
326t)i Fighter Gp ...
321.t r. Sq
322nd F. Sq
538th F. Sq
539tk F. Sq
402nd F. Sq
S40th F. Sq
452nd F. Sq
37th Sub-Depot (Gtv
‘Double The Ante’
To Be Battle Cry
doobl* A* antel" I to pledge an over‘the*top I enough/' the repreflentotivei
With that a* their motto, compoign for the Fourth War were told by Major E. W.
representatives of every Loon Drive. 1^. 31 to Ian. Muller, Finance Officer and
organisation on Seymour 31.) chairman of the War loan
Johnson Field Wednesday The god Is $12$,000. Drive Committee. "Our goal
gathered at Chapel No. 11 "But that goal is for from! is the lost drive was $100,-
Marines Take Cape Gloucester
After Four Days of Fighting
ALUSD HEADQUARTERS, Al the raid, but it am;)arenUy was ered a heavy twoday offensive by
gten..-PUU. Army troop. o~rl,(l].im^ at JpocUod. conIroUto, th“
...a * ..... .1— Rnme over the
highway that Lf the river.
west coast of Italy north of the Oar*
igUano River Thursday and seised
the initiative from the Germans
alcmg the long-stalemated and wa
terlogged front In that sector, Allied
Headquarters announced Friday.
The announcement conflimed at
least In part Oerman broadcasts
that the Allies .h*d made an amphl- heavy casualties for the
for centuries has been known as I Headquarters gave no addition- committee handling the
000. Wa rgisad better than
$174,000. This time we
naturally expected it to be
around |200,000‘~that'e whot
it should have been, and we
can reach cmd top that fig
Captain C. U. Tulte. Post War
Bond Office and another member
of the committee, told thq represen
tatives that the quota set for esch
orgalsaUon wss based on s valu-
sUcu for every enlisted man. offi
cer and civilian on the fdd He exl
plained that the drive this time
would be conducted by esch indl-
vdual organisation, annoimced
quotas, and the representatives to
handle the work for each unit. ^
Captain O. B. Dryden. Public H
latlons Officer and third member
campaign, urged organisations to
work out tbtlr own publicity and
promotion campaigns “As you are
working within your own organisa
tions. your own promotion will be
the thhig which will sell the drlvr
—not something that cornea from
the outside." He appealed fm the
__ ^ _ furnishing of fun information to
nd hsd estabTl-shed a bridgehead. |uim'is*Mlnmrn^"kli3itly toland 'imderlj^'the town where it was every enlsted man and oftlm at
.?—coast. • jdlfftoilt to reach them wtth ar-'to the exact procedure for obtaln-
the Applan Way. al information about tbe drive of
Stopped, Baya Berlin j American troops to Uke San Vlt-
Berlln In broadcasts said that tore, last fortified village in tbe
tbe AUles bad been prevented .valley leading to Casslno. Bitter
from rfisrhing the Applan Way flgtaUng has been raging there and
that tbe fighting bad been'the town has been reduced to rub-
localised on the beaches with ble by Allied artillery, advices
- tandlng’from me front said, but the Oer-
bious leapfrog attack In that area iforces. Tbe key city in this batUe;inans were dilg into wine Mllars
Oen. Sir Harold Alexander’s from the
The sttsek the Alllee oount-’ttUery fire.
WD Clarifies Meal
WASHDrOTOH — Because the
proper uae ef meal tickets seems
fiot to be understeod by personnel
wdng thain. the War Department
has *ttrawn partloidnr attentton to
tbe'tnstrwcUooe m tbe back which
state that file peraon receiving
meals should eoter on the ticket
the number and oost of the meals
In many cases the charge for the
lood is leas than tbe mexlmiun al
lowed value ef th* m-*! ♦•-^et It
vaa pointed out In WD Circ. S27
M Dw. 4A». In these Instances It
la mtended that the lesser amount
he noted on Cte ticket In urder
that only Utia amount be paid tte
. Tbe ioUowtUf lastructioas are
also given: .
a) Meal fiahals must be shown
ka fiM peiMn me ooncetn serving
meals befWe ertaing tbe meal.
(b) Maal fiofcets wtu be sor-
MBdered after 11m meal la eaf ■
Captain Luman A Martin. 8pe-
I dal SerUce Offieer for the Avia
tion Cadet Pre-Technlcal Bohool.
told briefly of the woih of the ea-
[dets tn the last drive, when gM.-
,676 worth of bonds were sold. He
said tbe bonds were sold wltt prcH
grama and direct contact work on
the part of tbe cadets themselves.
"One squadron bad been on biv
ouac for two weeks and got badt
on tbe final day." the Captain
said. Informed of the drive, they
came through with a purchase of
$4,000 in bonds.’*
Major Muller explained that tbe
goal In Ihs drive Is $16.-
OOOAOOAOO. "Oar quote." he saM.
"Is only 36 per cent greater than
before when we went well over our
amount If the success of
our drove was essential In Septem
ber, It is even more so today,' and
added that be believed there was
not an officer on the field who
s^uld not buy a $100 bond."
Tbe Major said the Finance of
fice would try and deliver 'the
txAds to each purchaser “with the
greatest speed possible under tbe
circumstances. We have the btmds
and tbe help to do the Job. Cmr
m^n request Is: Please do not
bring us Incomplete applies ttons. ’
If the handwriting on tbe appUea-
tlon Is not dear, tiave It printed or
typed. Bmlg us the money—We’U
issue tbe bods and get tbn baok
^I^SSiwing the meeting. OpLPnt
J. cyKeefe of the Ptnaaee Office
delivered sample appliftattcia to
tbe r^resentafivee and answered
questions regarding ways of filling
out tbe forms. ^
Organlmtlons. and offieara and
enlisted men representtni^ them m
the drive, am as toUovs:
Bos. di Bqs. aqdn-. Oapt’ B. T.
Seatary andPvt J. 1*. Sa^; $»tb
(Continued on Page Tbree)
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