The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965, May 13, 1943, Image 7
Kiska. Jap Threat to Vlaska and I'nitnl Stales This map shows yoo what the busy Japs have accomplished oa the Aleutian island of Kiska since they occupied it last June. Despite repeated bombings by our air forces, the Nips have succeeded in installing formidable military establishments on the island with a view to future operations against Dutch Harbor, our naval base in the Alaskan area, and against Alaska itself. Proximity of the major enemy base at Paramo shiro makes it possible for Kiska to be reinforced with comparative ease. Enemy Weapons Compared at Aberdeen, Md. The foreign material branch of the ordnance department of the U. 8. army has in it* possession many enemy weapons that they have brought to this country for comparison purposes with our own weapons. At right Lieut. Edwin Davis holds a shell at the breech of the “mystery” *8-mm. anti-aircraft and anti-tank gun that was talked about so much in the beginning of the war in Africa. Sight: Colonel Jarrett holds a mortar shell for the German ftl-mm. mortar, which almost compares with the American mortar in design. Strangest Army Air Force Field Shang-Ri-La field, perhaps strangest army air force field in the nation, has been opened at Glendale, Calif. Duplicating field conditions in remote operating areas, the odd field offers practical knowledge of how planes and engines may be changed and serviced under actual combat conditions. Dispersal oi ships and camouflaging of aircraft is practical. Marine Ace Reports Good News Capt. Joe Foss of the marine corps, who scored sensational air vic tories while serving on Guadalcanal, is shown reporting to his boss, Lient. Gen. Thomas Holcomb, commandant o( the marine corps, in Washington. Foss, who hails from Sioux Falls, S. D., shot down 26 Jap planes to tie Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker’s World War I record. Photo shows General Holcomb and Captain Foss. Royal Inspection Princess Blixabeth, elder daughter of King George of England, is shown inspecting the grenadier guards, famed regiment of which she is colo nel. The princess wears the regi mental cap badge in her hat. She was 17 years old on April 22. Puzzler for Brown Staff Sergt. John Brown at the army airfield at Bainbridge, Ga., is puzzled. Although he's been in the army since 1919, he is getting a no tice from his draft board at Ever green, Ala. What worries him Is i will he get that furlough to go home? In Path of Ulied Advance in Tunisia General Rommel has experienced one reverse after another In Tu nisia. not only at the hands of the American Second army corps, but also at the hands of the British First and Eighth armies. Each Allied ad- j vance has. of course, its sad aftermath. Shown Is a regimental aid post where wounded British Yorkshiremen and Italians are being treated after a day of intense activity on enemy troop concentrations and gnn positions. Woof! Woof! Mamma Is Off to the Wrars With good-by woofs and heart-breaking glances, six poppies of Trixie, Anton Grabowski’s German shepherd dog, send her away to the army’s dog-for-victory service. The pops don’t know its meaning, bat are ex cited a boat the service Sag on Grabowski’s home. John L Lewis Addresses Mine Workers President John L. Lewis is shown as he addressed the International policy committee of the I nitcd Mine Workers, in New York, who met to discuss the serious situation affecting over 450,000 workers in soft coal. At the time Lewis declared that his workers would stage an all-oat strike unless their wage demands were met. The WLB then took up the case and referred it to President Roosevelt. Display Captured Japanese War Flags New Guinea members of the 41st division are shown with raptured Japanese souvenirs of war. At the right the men show the Japanese army flag, carried personally by every man In the Jap army, and inscribed with endorsements by friends and relatives. At the left la shown the flag at Japan.—Soundphoto. Ground Forces Lieut. Gen. Lesley 1. McNair, commander of ground forces of the U. 8. army, who was wounded by shell fragments while in Tunisia, is shown at top. Lieut. Gen. Ben Lear, commander of the Second army, who has taken temporary command of the ground forces, is shown below. Saved From Japs Lieut. Melvin Kimball (left) lights cigarette fsr his rescuer, Lieut. Ira Sussky, beside the plane in which Sussky landed and picked up Kim ball behind Jap lines in Burma. Sussky, whose landing was covered by other U. S. planes, made nine at tempts to take off before getting into the air, while Jap snipers wero i shooting at him. Minesweeper Pvt. James L. Kalman, of Phila delphia, is getting in some practice in the nse of a mine detector during a demonstration by U. S. army com bat engineers in North Africa. This gadget indicates the presence of bur ied mines. Col. Elliot at Malta Col. Elliot Roosevelt, son of the President, recently visited war-torn Malta to view the island’s air guer rillas at work. Here, left, he is bo Ing shown the operation of loading the cannon shells into the magazine of one of Malta’s aircraft known as t tho Intruder. By VIRGINIA VALE Releaned by Wfittm Newspaper Union. Betty hutton picked up a new honor the other day; the committee in charge of Dartmouth’s spring party week asked her to attend as guest of honor, and told her that she’d been elected “the girl we would like to have Dartmouth co-eds resemble— if we had co-eds. You’ll prob ably refuse the InvitaUon," they add ed, "so will you kindly send us a dozen autographed pictures erf your self?” Betty certainly had to refuse; she's booked way ahead for pic tures. The latest announcement is that she'll be teamed with Diana Lynn in “The Well-Groomed Bride." -* A lot of people talk about doing something for American youth; Raymond Paige has gone ahead and done the young people a tremendous service by organizing the orchestra which you hear on the swell new RAYMOND PAIGE radio program, “Salute to Youth,” heard Tuesday evenings, on NBC. He has been working to assemble that orchestra for the last two years, and has done wonders with his young musicians. -* There’ll be a water ballet staged by John Murray Anderson, in “Mr. Co-ed." so that Esther Williams can do her stuff. She’s the former swim ming champion who made her movie debut In “Andy Hardy’s Dou ble Life," with Mickey Rooney. -- If you’re Interested In the radio actors who appear in the popular "Mr. District Attorney,” you’ll have a chance to see three of them in "Journey Into Fear”—Stefan Schna bel. who plays the ship’s purser; Frank Readick, the henpecked hus band, and Everett Sloane, the Turk ish agent. In the radio serial they play practically everything. —*— Jon Hall, who has worn almost as many sarongs as Dorothy La mour in pictures, gets a chance at a complete wardrobe, from polo out fit to white tie and tails, in “Lady in the Dark.” He plays the movie star, the role Victor Mature did on the stage. -* Every so often comes the report that a potential successor to Ru dolph Valentino’s fame as a roman tic star has been discovered. The latest candidate is Arturo de Cor dova, already a star in his native Mexico and in Latin America. You'll see him in "For Whom the Bell Tolls.” when it’s finally released, and C. B. DeMille is holding “Rur ales" up till the public gets to know him. -* Amos and Andy fans are cheering over the news that their favorites will return to the air this fall in a half-hour show. They'll have fa mous folk as guest stars. -« Director Robert Z. Leonard has a “baby brigade” working for him in “The Man From Down Under"; there are SO Infants, who work in two shifts, which means that there are always 40 mothers, eight nurses and half a dozen supervisors from the board of education on hand. One end of the stage had been turned into a nursery. Charles Laughton, Binnie Barnes, Richard Carlson and Donna Reed find it a bit confusing. Leonard doesn’t; he worked with 20 babies when he was making “Stand By for Action.” -v Six years ago Charles Bickford bought a South Sea island. He was telling Laraine Day about it—she's Cary Grant’s leading lady in “Mr. Lucky,” in which Bickford appears —and said that it’s now in Japanese hands. So she suggested that he raffle it off and buy a war bond with the proceeds. A studio elec trician won the island, gave it to his daughter as a wedding present -* ODDS AMD EMDS—RKO will make s two-reel picture “America’s Chil dren," as a contrast to “Hitler’s Chil dren," intending it mainly for release in foreign countries . . . Alan Reed, uho's the “Faletaff" of Fred Allen's program, is going to work in “A Tale of Two Sisters" for Metro . . . Igor Gorin, the baritone, has been signed to appear on the June shows of CBS . . . Phil Baker’s line on the “Take It or Leave It" program, re the Red Cross— “Give that dollar for the Red Cross; it may be the Buck that brings him I back alive!m has been entered in the Congressional Record by Congressman Clare Luce.