jflURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1912 (One Day Nearer Victory)
THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
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Camouflaged Snipers Light Up Marines Answer the Dinner Bell on Guadalcanal Gets First Synthetic Retread Tire
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After i strenuous workout during maneuvers, these U. S. troops we
lug green camounage suits ana nets on their helmets, stop to light ciga
Kttes. The men staged a camouflage demonstration for officers partici
fiitin? in the Second Armv middle TnnMM mon
U. S. Army Signal Corps photo.
Mac Arthur Has Tea With Troops
Cn Douglas 'MacArthur, commander in chief of the United Nations
forces in the South Pacific, is Bhown having a cup of tea at a camp
somoi.ere in New Guinea. The general recently made an inspection
of troops and supply lines in the area where the Aussies chased tha
Japs back over the Owen Stanly Mountains and captured their
Kokoda base. (Central frrss)
He Leaves Hosoital Leads Invasion
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Hissing his mother as he leaves a
Mvy hospital in San Francisco is
Eugene 0. Moore, the young
oinne who survived a vicious at
tak by 65 Japs in the Solomons.
ey pulled him out of his disabled
to, banged him against it, beat
jad kicked him and left him for
Mi His companions killed most
f the Japs later.
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It was officially announced by the
War Department that Lieut. Gen.
Dwight D. Eisenhower has been
named commander in chief of the
combined American and British
forces invading French North Al
rica. Eisenhower rose in one year
from Lieut. Col. to Lieut. General.
Canal Zone's First Volunteer
Jm recruit to enlist after the Army opene d ltt.WJ gg
ft. draf Exempt Panama Canal Zone i. E"?h, tt S. Army by
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wt Sydney 0. Fi.hman at Quarry He'KhA " beVn working as
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Signal Corp. photfc
Between forays against the Jap. on Guadalcanal in the Solomons, U. S. marine, line up at a field kitchen
for a hot meal. The navy reported that a Jap feeler thrust against the western flank of American
positions guarding the vital airport on the Island had been repulsed. U. S. planes are still taking on from
the field to bomb enemy troops and .upply concentration.. This i. an oa'.cial U. S. Marine Corp. photo.
Shipwelders Working to Defeat the Axis
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Along with sailors and merchant marine seamen, shipyard repairmen are doing their best to keep Vm
sailing. This unique photo was made in the Todd shipyards in Brooklyn, N. Y., as a crew of welders
use acetylene torches to repair a giant vessel in one of the drydocks. The men are removing bent plates
from the side of the ship. (Central I rest)
Nazi Prisoners Captured by Allies in Egypt
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A batch of German priaoner., captured by the Allied force. In their new Egyptian offensive, shown being .
iarched to SeTe.r line, under the escort of Scottish guard. The pile of rock, in ?fl
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Tunis, Where U.S. Troops May Cross
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This i. a view of Tuni.. capital of TunisU, the North African province that divide. French ' Algeria froni
ItaUan Jbyl In tit iowground is the minaret of the Grand Hotqot. It wa. dwcloaed I that Pres.dent
E,u Xt" the Bey of Tunisia requesting permission for the passage
hi." untry "to enable them to accompli.h their mission-the el.nun.t.on of the force i of evil from
North Airka." AlUei hkdroarter. announced that thero ha. been no attack on Tunisia. t
Here', a scene that should delight motorist.. Stanley O. Mason, Jr.
(left), defense plant craftsman, is shown receiving the first .ynthetia
rubber retread to be issued to a civilian through rationing board chan
nels. Walter Lochner, of the Trenton, N. J., rationing board, hand
over the tire to Mason. (Central Pr). .
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This is the front cover of War Ration Book Two (top) .jI to
handlo the rationing of any article as soon as a cnU-'nl s.'.ortiga
appears. According to the Office of Prico Administration the printing
of theso books will start immediately and will be in the hands of the
public by the first of the year. The eight inside paes 0f the ration book
contain coupons which bear both a number and n letter (bottom). Half
the pages are colored red and half green. :
Beat 40 Nazi Planes Commander at Oran
Lieut Stanley A. Komarek, 27, wa.
bembardier of the Flying Fortresa
Phyllis," which fought off forty
Nazi Focke-Wulf flghters over
France and returned safely ty ita
base somewhere in Britain. Ko
marek wa. a University of MlchU
fan law atudent before Joining the ,
. Army Air Forcea. .1
t waa disclosed by the War De
artment that Major Gen. Lloyd R.
redendall, 69, of Cheyenne, Wyo.,
is commander of the American
troop, that landed on Oran. He
served In the World War as a staff
assistant to Gen. John J. Pershing .
in France. American soldier, took
fhe Tafaroui airfield at Oran, add- ,
: ig another air base to the growing ,
American foothold In North Africa, i
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The General Takes a Catnap
MaJ. Gen. Ralph Royce curia up In the radio room lor a catnap aa hie
Flying Fortreaa returns to ita base somewhere near Darwin, Australia,
Be had just returned front a jungle baa Down Uader, where U. 8.
filer, are living, flying and looking forward ta bombing the Japa.