ii 1 ss WAYNES VILLE MOUNTAINEER (ONE DAY NEARER VICTORY) THURSDAY, SEPT. 3 Camera -W TV JiHjilLJII ffltts Of World I Launch Quintuplet Freighters for British J 1. mmmmmmmBmassm .I'M mwW xe ' ar.'' - ust the Ri Rights gaHv'fa' J ' ' ' 4 -4i ' "f record was broken when the Todd-Bath Iron Shipbuilding Corporation launched five 10,000-ton freight ers at its basins at South Portland, Maine. The vessels were built for the British Ministry of Transport. The ships are left to right: Ocean Traveller, Ocean Stranger, Ocean Wayfarer, Ocean Gallant, and Ocean Seaman. They were built in horizontal positions in sunken basing and the launching was accom plished by flooding the locks until the bay level was reached. This is a phonephoto. . (Central Press) "1 One of the canine mascots at ti e Midland Flying School, in Tc-xa, lias a "bombsiKht eye" that mafchrs those acquired by caik'ts at the school who use the secret U. S. bombsight. "Bullseye," however, came by his black eye naturally while the flier, get tiieiri from pressing aprainst the rubber-covt rid finder on the bombing instrument. (Central I'ress) r 7 ' ;;..:. y-y. -v - j , .: :- A- 1 1 f I At their modest Brooklyn, N. Y. home, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Levin, i-arents of Meyer Levin, the bombardier who flew with Capt. Colin Kelly und dropped the "eggs" that sank the Jap battleship Haruna, look I roudly at a photo of their son. It has just been revealed that he scored "a beautiful hit" on a big Jap ship during the Coral Sea Battle. (Central Press) Happy Reunion New Middle East Commanders First Inspection for WAACS Led Raid Over Rouen !l1ZSw .Il-r-tfCS BtiMinMii ii in ninffmWw ii ' ' una J Aviation cadet bombadier Ralph L. Swearingen (right), received the urprise of his life when he report ed to the director of military train ing at Ellington Field, Tex., who proved to be none other than his father, Lieut. Sam C Swearingen. Father and son threw their arms bout each other as yon see in the picture. Cadet Swearingen knew his dad had been commissioned but didn't know where he was stationed. (Central Press) In Love wlili Marine Cen. Sir fl. ft. U G. Alexander, who replaced Gen. AacWnledt m efcM of the Allied forces In the Middle East, showm (left) with Lieut. Gea, B. L. Montgomery, commandini the Eighth Army, hortly after appointments had been announced in Cairo. It la believed that tha changes resulted from Prime Minister Churchill's recent visit to 1M Egyptian theatre of war. This jhoto was radioed tfrertfrom JJjjjJJ New Addition to U. S. Sub Fleet v i i 1 1 i "T I ' l&A' S sMMltsWsWMMsMslliilifi' iftl T rrfmw YrT-ltS tWir "rtejflffM-.eVW" .e.iti:asWeMMM . .. .... u i ..) , v .. hi t '.a ; 1 ear AOm. B. J. Marquart cob. mandant of the Third Naval Db! trict, awards the Navy Crow k Claud Becker, 24, coxswain, f merly of the cruiser MarbUhmd uj now attached to the Brooklyn, N I Navy Yard. Becker was cited for climbing into a smoke-filled oo partment with three others to heta carry about twenty men to safety after a Jap dive-bombing attack i the Java Sea. (Central hm) He'll Fly for Navy x y ( v j S j - vf ! f ; r wTaJ iiil , f i"1 Passing an approving eye ever members ol tne women s a? " law Corps, Mrs. Oreta Culp Hobby, director of the corps, le pictured ahdher flrrt inspection at ifort Dee Moine., Iowa. Jh wome. at the left are dressed in fatigue niformi while those at the rigM wear their fuU dree uniforms, Mm. Hobby said that fifty-five hundred women will he manning vital army stations by the first of nfpJ": This is a phonephoto. (Central frees; Heads Europe Fliers Joins Up Again at 80 First aQ-American bombing raid on the German-held Continent, which blasted railroad mar ah ailing yards t Kooen in occupied France, waa led by Brig. Gea. Ira C. Eaker (above), chief tt the Army Air Force bomber command ia Europo. The American Flyfaf Fmrtresaen escorted by RAF, Doaumoa and AlMed fighter planes. First full-blooded Iroquois India to become a Naval aviation cadets the Third Naval District, Net York, is Leo Thompson, 19, of Go wand a, N. 7. He will receive Ui training at the Navy pre-fligtit school, Chapel Hill, N. C. (Central Prm) Dogs for Coast Guard Service 'Kr ' M ; ' j 1 1 1 How do we know that a leatherneck has a priority on the heart of model Bosaleen Simpson? Well, when a girl goes to the trouble of having the insignia of the U. S. Marine Corps painted on her shoulder, you ean rest assured that she isn't in ; love with sailor or soldier. ! (Central Press) The Navy's latest-built submarine, the Harder is shown sliding down the ways at the Electric Boat Company's yards at Groton, Conn. The Bleek underseas craft was sponsored by Miss Helena M. Shafroth, of Washington, D. C, daughter of Rear Adm. John F. Shafroth. (Central Press) Head of the U. S. Army air forces in the European theatre of war is Maj. Gen. Carl Spaats, 61, World War flier. His appointment was announced in Washington as he conferred D. F. C.'s on three Amer ican airmen in London who took part in the Independence Day bomb ing of Holland. Spaatz has been in England for some time now prepar ing the groundwork for American bombing of Germany. (Central Press) Official U S. Navy Fbota A veteran of the days when iron men fought in wooden ships, Chief Boatswain's Mate George Sander son, 80 year-old veteran, is shown after reporting at the Washington navy yard for duty. He was a gun ner in the Spanish-American War and would like to see action again in that post, but the U. S. Navy rules on age forbid it . .. . . . t.L . i , ioom in hiseaniM tjotjo, a uerman ponce aog, is snown wim a uungx . ; : eye as Dr. W. C. Soden (right) cuts into his meal at the W Club s luncheon at a Philadelphia hotel. Bobo is one of the dop trained for service with the United States Coast Guard. Ueui , w s ton (left) of the Coast Guard addressed the perffons luncheon on the training of dogs to work with the srmeo ?1 IE POCECETBOOK of ICRJOVLEIDCEJ Closeup of Renault Plant Wreckage Left by RAF New Marble Champ in Action J r i T . n . ... n .... ..... .Li I. DttiB f. aknvm hv fhia nhntlCTTAnh which" waT smuggled out of occupied Franee. The factory had been turning out vast stores of war mater ml for 8 Motor ' erwkshafta and valves were manufactured in the workshop above before the British the Nans, jaowrs, w" HubeM blasted it into a mass of twisted wreckage. V T 'AV. ? 1 " i wj-ejea-Mans-Miesai-sssenenesnMs -me vah of leix camouflaged ivtewseivES . BV A1TACHIh4S BRANCHES OF MAPLE LEAVES TO TrtflR (Jh4IFOGMS Gofers tob'ww efS1 VP - -ti I ijSV "Ti L I At TME TIME OF -TM6 I ACT UUO 1UP l)MrM7 SttTS HAP -TO IMPORT AT LEAST, 2 MATERIALS THAT WERE NEEPEP FOR PBFWse. EWTlFlC RESEARCH HAS REPUCCP THAT LIST TO TOOAy. r n H'WTCKHKN TAKES OUT WkTBKlJ Charles Mott, thirteen-year-old king of marble shooters, ia shown knuckling down in the ring at Wildwood, N. where he won the national marble championship. Charles hails from Huntington, West Va. He was crowned champion by Mayor George Krogman of Wildwood. ' (CntrmlPrs) X -TS'i is ism. i 1 svqks 7 MAAe-jp

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