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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (March 5, 1942)
Hawaiian Air Patrol Hunts for Enemy Targets
in the early dawn Lieut. John Henry leads his crew to the big bomber, loaded and primed for a long
reconnalsance flight. They are part of the Hawaiian air force which is guarding Uncle Sam’s mld-Pacific
bastion. Lower left: A U. S. bombardier sits with an affectionate hand on the world-famous American bomb
sight as he scans the Pacific during a routine flight. Upper right: Gunners of the Hawaiian air patrol watch
sky and sea for a possible enemy attacking force.
After Axis Subs Attacked Isle of Aruba
Above you see a torpedo fired by an Axis sub off the island of Aruba. It missed its target and ran
aground. Later the 18-foot missile exploded, killing four Dutchmen who were attempting to dismantle it.
Inset: Lieut. Col. William Ratten, of the U. S. army, climbs a ladder to inspect a 4 by 6-inch dent in an oil
tank on the island of Aruba following the torpedo and shelling attack of Axis subs.
Cavalry Still Potent Military Factor
It was thought for awhile the horse in war was a back number.
The U. S. army never acknowledged that theory, and events in Russia,
where Cossack cavalry continued to counter-attack when snow and in
tense cold immobilized tanks, seem to indicate that cavalry is still to be
reckoned with. Above you see part of a cavalryman’s training at Fort
Riley, Kan., “West Point” of the cavalry area. Lieut. Col. George Cald
well is instructing student officers In ^he external regions of the horse.
Bomber Crew Commended for Sinking Sub
This soundphoto, taken at Governors’ island, N. Y., shows superior
officers commending army bomber crew which attacked and probably
sank a German submarine off the Atlantic coast. Letters of commenda
tion were given the crew, the oldest of whom is 26. Officers are, 1. to r..
Brig. Gen. A. Krogstad, Rear Adm. A. Andress, and Lieut. Gen. Hugh Drum.
Neptune Cuts Up
Too bad old d>?bbil sea has to rut
up and make tough going for this
Canadian destroyer during a convoy
run across the North Atlantic. The
sailor is making fast one of the
“ashcans” kept in readiness for ac
tion against submarines. Astern you
can see one of the huge waves that
battered the ship.
Tops in Pups
The tops, bestest of the best, Ch.
Wolvey Pattern of Edgerstoune,
West Highland white terrier, with
trophy won in Westminster Kennel
club dog show in Madison Square
Garden, New York. Proud owner is
Mrs. John G. Winant, wife of the
ambassador to Great Britain.
Triple Wreck Near Horseshoe Curve
Shown here are two of three Pennsylvania Railroad company loco
motives which were derailed in a spectacular wreck near the famous
horseshoe curve at Altoona, Penn. Two coupled engines which were
traveling down the mountain sideswiped an engine pulling a freight train
in the same direction. All three engines were derailed, and the locomo
tive which was pulling the freight rolled down the embankment.
First Ration Cards Come Off Press
John J. Deviny, acting public printer, and Leon Henderson, price ad
ministrator (right), examine the first sheet of ration cards leaving the
presses at the government printing office in Washington. The printing of
war ration books No. 1 is the biggest government printing job in history.
The books, if stacked, would form a tower 15 miles high.
Once Banana Train—Now Troop Train
Winding through the dense jungle of the Canal Zone with banana
trees lining its route, this auto-ear engine and flat cars were used during
peace-time to haul bananas to market. Now troops and supplies are
shuttled back and forth to outposts within hiking distance from its rails.
This is the semi-weekly train arriving at intersection with a trail leading
to anti-aircraft position defending the canal.
Prisoners of Red Army in Russia
This picture, just received from London, shows a group of dejected
German prisoners being marched to the rear of a village which had jusl
been recaptured by the valiant Red army of Russia, as they drove
Adolf Hitler's legions back the way they came. The picture was taker
somewhere on the Soviet front.
Many Japanese have been taken
into custody in FBI and police
roundups in San Francisco during
recent weeks. This photo shows an
official of the Japanese association,
Shojiro Horl, being led to a car by
Police Officer Bert Nelson.
Bad Luck for Axis
I The submarine Albacore slides
down the ways at yards of Electric
Boat company, Groton, Conn. It
was sponsored by the wife of Capt.
E. F. Cutts, commander of sub base
in New London, Conn.
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Members of American Legion post
launch first actual training of civil
ian defense auxiliary fire depart
ment at the Chicago fire depart
ment's training school. Here class
members learn how to handle a hose
line while on a ladder. Defense
officials hope to train 15,000 new
smoke eaters in Chicago.
Capt. Arthur W. Wermuth, 28, of
Chicago, who was credited by Gen
eral MacArthur with having killed
some 116 Japs and captured others.
Wermuth won the D.S.C.
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