The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965, January 01, 1942, Image 3

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    Now I Vail llarhor Clilrfu
A shake-up In the high command of the lavy and Hawaiian command of the army, because of the Pearl
Harbor debacle, brought about promotion for these officers. They are Admiral Chester C. Nimits (left), who
will replace Admiral Husband E. Kimmell, who was In command of the Pacific fleet. Center: Lieut. Gen. Delos
C. Emmons, replacing Lieut. Gen. Short, in command of the army Hawaiian department. Right: Brig. Gen.
Clarence L. Tinker, assigned to the command of air forces, and who replaces Brig. Gen. Frederick L. Martin.
After Stab-in-the-Baek by Japs
Smoke of death hangs over an army airfield in Hawaii (left) after the surprise attack by the Japs. The
plane shown in this photo (released by the army) is a B-17 bomber, known as a flying fortress. Picture at
right is an official U. S. navy photo. It shows a Japanese two-man submarine beached on the Island of Oahu,
during the first action with U. S. forces. The 41-foot craft carries two men and is wired for self-destruction.
Air Raid Shelters at Bargain Prices
Mass production air raid shelter, shown during a tryout in Boston.
It is bolted on a concrete base. Ventilation comes in at the top where
tbe little cone crowns the steel pyramid. Yes, this shelter can accom
modate 12 people. With air raid alerts on both coasts, interest in shel
ters is increasing. Some can be bought for as little as $200.
First Victim of Pacific Coast Blackout
Two members of an army beach patrol are shown looking at the
stranded Matson line steamer, Mauna Ala, which ran aground near
Astoria, Ore., while en route to Hawaii. The steamer was the first vic
tim of the West coast blackout, having run aground when she lost her
bearings because of darkening of lighthouses during an air alert.
German Baron Jailed
Ernest de Meyer, reputed Ger
man baron and alien, who was ar
rested In Los Angeles for a traffic
violation. Police became suspicious
of him when he attempted to change
from an army jacket to a civilian
coat. A short wave broadcasting
set was found in his apartment, as
well as data on coast defense.
At Mexican Border
Maj. Gen. Price of the U. S. ma
rine corps (left) visits Gen. Contre
ras, commander of the second raili
tary cone of Baja, Lower Califor
nia, in Tijuana. Photo released by
Benito** Contribution to Sin^n|mir I)efeti*e
Those Breda guns, raptured from the Italians in Libya, are being
reconditioned in Malaya for use against Jap Invaders. During Wavell's
desert blits a tremendous amount of Italian equipment was taken by
the British. It has since been useful on other fronts, and will serve the
allied cause again in Malaya.
U. S. Battleship Arizona Goes Down
The U. 8. 8. Arizona on fire and sinking In Pearl Harbor after
sneak raid by Japanese bombers. The 25-year-oid battleship was de
stroyed by the explosion of the first of its boilers and then its forward
magazine, due to a bomb which was said to have literally passed down
the smokestack.
String of ‘Valentines’ for Axis
At a U. S. army airport, somewhere in the U. S., a ground crew is
making adjustments to a string of 600-pound bombs before the missiles
are loaded into a bombing plane for delivery at ... ?
Where U. S. Troops Are Meeting Japs
Above is a view of the rice fields of Apparl, on the northernmost
tip of the island of Luzon, which is the principal island of the Philip
pines. The Japanese were reported as succeeding in landing troops in
this rough terrain, but met with stiff resistance from V. S. troops. Manila,
•n this island, was the first major Jap objective.
I'VnMi Wrtkn MimhI
J. R. Cooke, Wake Island airport
manager, and hla wife and two ehll
drrn, Wrecker and Philip (front),
shown upon their arrival at San
Franrlsco on the clipper plane. This
was the third clipper to arrive safe
ly from the war tone. All passen
gers commented on the high mo
rale of the civilians In Honolulu.
Wake Island Is one of our far Pacific
outposts that has held out so splen
didly against the Japs.
Fortify Ilong Kong
A motor torpedo boat, the British
navy’s newest weapon for harbor
defense, makes a test run across
Hong Kong harbor. In the back
ground are two lumbering Chinese
Junks. This “Gibraltar of the East"
has lent Its might in repelling Jap
War Jobs for Women
Lieut. James lloey of New York
shows a group of members of the
American Women’s Voluntary Serv
ices how to slide down a pole in his
firehouse. The women have enrolled
for defense training courses. The
organization announced a shortage
of trained switchboard operators
and auto drivers.
To Direct Chinese
Lieut. Col. C. L. Chennault, fa
mous U. S. flying officer, who will
direct a Chinese aerial offensive
against Jap bases. The 51-year-old
Texan is a veteran of World War I.
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To C.ateh Up on Reading
Clifton Fadiman, in his book,
"Reading I’ve Liked,” warns the
layman against spending all his
time trying to keep up with the
latest books. He tells about one
of his old professors who sat be
side a pert young thing at a dinner.
“Professor,” she piped up,
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Eager Fools
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