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THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
(ONE DAY NEARER VICTORY) THURSDAY, AUGUST 20 J
New Of The World Told In Picture
Hying Tiger Hero and Bride
Lieut. George "Dutch" Jeagor, a Flying Tiger reported to have shot
down thirty five Jap plane's during the battle of Burma, is shown with
his bride, the former Evelyn Hilton, of Indianapolis, Ind., at New
York's Waldorf-Astoria. Mrs. Jeagor was on a round-the-world tour
when she met the airman. They were married at Bombay, India.
I 3ev Coat for Fighter Planes
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Demonstrating a new one-man rubber boat for use In fighter planes lr
Ralph Douglas. He is shown bailing out some of the water that splashed
into the rubber lifeboat while he was inflating it in the East River in
New York City. The boat can be inflated almost instantly by a pilot
forced down in water and weighs only twelve pounds. It is carried in a
small pack on the flier's back. (Central Prei$)
I U. S. Launches Plane Carrier
The Essex, first aircraft carrier to be completed since the United States
entered the war and the first of a large fleet of such carriers building
and planned, is shown sliding down the ways at Newport News, Va,
The 25,000-ton carrier was completed fifteen months and three days
after her keel was laid. Mrs. Artemus L. Gates, wife of the Assistant
Secretary of the Navy for Air, christened the new ship.
Cod Liver Oil Ration
To Train the Waves'
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Iff too bad that the dose of cod
liver oil this Nazi trooper is about
to take can't be multiplied many
times and given to the "first soldier
of the land" Adolph Hitler. Shock
battalion troops in the Nazi army
are given a regular dose of this oil
to supply them with vitamins. This
photo was passed by British and
U. S. censors.
Oflldal 0. S. Navy Phote
Appointed to head the Women's
Naval Auxiliary School at Smith
College, Northampton, Mass., is 66
year-old Capt, Herbert W. Under
wood (above), an expert on Naval
experience and techniques.
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Plane Machine Guns Nazi Rattlesnake
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This German submarine, caught in the Bay of Biscay by a British Sunderland I flying boat of MA
Cw'tsJ Smmandn(fe;go heavy machine-gun fire. The U-boat, en route to Atlantic was forced to
surflfe by bomh. dropped from the plane. When the bombs were exhaus ed the fliers used machine
gun fire. Result, the U-boat fled, half submerged, leaving a trail of oil on the water
End of the Path of Glory for Italian Gunner
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Lying beside the shattered remnants of his anti-tank weapon, this Italian gunner is pictured in the Libyan
desert after a duel with a British tank. His family will receive a routine note of consolation from the
Duce, one of many sent out within the last few weeks after the fighting in the desert battle-ground of
Africa. For him, this is "the place in the sun" that Mussolini talks about from well-screened balconies.
Cited for Home Front War Achievements I
Honor to the men behind the guns came in the form of citations for these war production workers in
Los Angeles. Harold Webb (left) received his citation for developing an airplane anti-icer which makes
it possible for fighting pilots to fly in severe weather. Dave Shade (right) was cited for making a plastie
mold for aircraft parts that is so perfect a million parts may be made from a Single mold without
interruption. (Central Press)
New Flower Fad
The Shaw Is As Good As New
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Shown on her first trial run after being thoroughly reconditioned at a
west coast navy yard is the U. S. destroyer Shaw. Damaged badly in the
Jap attack on Pearl Harbor, the vessel made the trip to the U. S. with a
false bow. By the time it arrived a new bow was ready. The ship is
as good as new now that the bow has been fitted and repairs completed,
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Victory corsages made of war sav
ing stamps are the latest f avoritea
of women all over the country. At
tractive Jean Compono, of Brooklyn,
New York, is shown wearing two of
the patriotic corsages in her hair.
A Blasting Message for Kif
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Exii.ws.3ing the senUmcnts of his shipmates and mill.oiis i: ir,
determined Coast Guardsman puts his message on the di" Vcv
he ia ready to drop overside to blast another A. is suji-.uriie 0Tt
action. This took place while the Coast Guard boat was on nat'rld
ia the North Atlantic. (Cei'Mf,,
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The American crew of a medium bomber is shown walking to
quarters after delivering the plane to a Soviet-controlled airfield in
Middle East, lieft to right are: Maj. John Ondxick, U. S, Array mil
attache in the Middle East: Capt Joseph Mackey; Co-pilot
Kevans; Navigator Clinton Campbell; Radioman Wesley Joslyo. a
sian airmen take over planes and fly them to Russia's battle-zone!.
Russians are given a short period of flight instruction by Yankee!
Test Flight New Giant Plane
Here's the Sea Ranger, a new long range experimental M
built by the Boeing Aircraft company ior me u. . -it
took off for its first test flight at Seattle. The giant plan p
with two huge Wright Cyclone engines and is expected to w
range and to carry a greater bomb load than any navy P1' B(ro(f
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She Had a Hunch
Mrs. Gerda Melind, 24, pretty Chi
cago widow, was to ha- married
Herbert Hans Haupt, 22, one of the
eight suspected Nasi aabotenrs ar
ras ted by the FBI in Chicago. Mrs.
Melind, who knew Haupt before
his sudden departure about year
ago, claims she suspected some
thing wrong about the youth since
his return. This is a phonephoto.
Lieut. Sumner E. A'hej, f
of West Lebanon, -.M
with his nineteen -mon J
John, after he hsdj ir
Admiral John reT"!l.. e
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the award for h
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