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C A N YOU
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desired for July 30
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an instrument, spin a
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C A M P ABBOT, O R E G O N
Voi. 1— No. 10
A B B O T
-TO THE HEAR, MARCH!”
..— The current Sicilian in
vasion brought to light one of
the better gags, relayed to us
by our gagster pals in (cen
An Italian officer
spoke to his command in a
voice stirred with passion and
“ Men,” he shrieked, "do you
know we are about to lose this
A voice from the ranks bel
lowed: "Yeah—but when?"
12th Engr. Gp.
Distinguished Engineer Visits Cam p
Capt. N. M. Goldburg
To Deliver First Sermon
Tonight in Post Chapel
Friday, July 23f 1943
6-2 t o Chart
W ar Results
Action on All Fronts to
Follow Official News
From Radio and Press
Arrival of Capt. Norman M.
"Straight dope” as to who’s
Goldburg has increased Camp
the war, wliat forces
Abbot’s Corps of Chaplains to
are where, who's in charge and
four, who, as spiritual advisors
why a particular campaign is
are the best friends soldiers can
significant will lie available to
Camp Abbot soldiers s o o n
Chaplain Goldburg, in active
through (lie medium of largo
• • *
service for over two years, was
maps to lie imsted in Ihe Public,
BON MUTT—Lending an appro recently s^itioned at Camp
Kclutiuns Office and kept "up
priate spectacle to the recent Stoneman, <_ 'if. Prior to that
to the minute" by the Intelli
ERTO and SCU cadre dance in time, he was assigned as a divis
gence Branch, Capt. M. P.
the All-Purpose ree hall was the ional chaplain for troops quart
Coover, Military Intelligence of
unexpected visit of four camp ered at Fort Ord, San Jose and
ficer, announced today.
mascots on the maple floor. As Camp San Luis Obispo, all in
Action in four major theatres
one sarge remarked: “ Dogs California. He is an Arm y re
host to Brig. Gen. Clarence J. Sturdevant, assistant to the Chief
—the European, Russian, Chin
mingle with real dogfaces.”
servist since 1934.
of Engineers. Upper photo shows the General, Col. Frank S.Bes
ese and South Pacific will bo
Post Chaplain William II. An
son, post commander, and Col. Aubrey II. Bond. C. O. of the
comprehensively charted. Battle
COOKIES FOR ROOKIES— drew said that Chaplain Gold
11th Gp. inspecting the battalion. Lower left, close up picture
of Gen. Sturdevant and Col. Besson. Lower right: executive o ffi lines will be shown in tape and,
The guy who built a better burg will serve as an assistant
cers of the 11th Gp. whose troops paraded during a retreat cere in some theatres, farthest points
mouse-trap had a path beaten post chaplain, assigned to the
mony. Col. Bond, front center: Lt. A. J. Minke. Jr., adjutant;
to which the Axis advanced in
* ' • _his door, but when a soldier
12th Engr. Tng. Gp. He will also
rear left; Lt. Col. Carl G. Kustncr, executive officer and Capt.
earlier campaigns by varl-color-
^Bes cookies better than his supervise the religious activities
John P. Gilboy, S-4.
: ed lines.
Nfom’s—well, that's when he be of Jewish personnel at Abbot.
Tabs will show the location of
comes more popular than the
A native of St. Louis, Mo.,
i both Axis and Allied units, their
G.I. who’s loaded with "pocket Chaplain Goldburg was rabbi
strength and officers in com
personality” two days before pay for 13 years at Temple B’nai
mand. Alongside Ihe maps will
day. T/4 Robert Root, 1st cook Israel in Sacramento, Calif.
he placed a chart showing the
“ I am extremely happy to be
in Hq. Co. ERTC, baked a batch
Transformed in six weeks guns, traverse the rugged oh comparative strength of units
(a mere 85 dozen) of coconut [ transferred h e r e,” Chaplain
of various nations.
goodies when Abbotmen and Goldburg said. "The camp is from raw' recruits into smartly- sfacle course, use hand and pow
Latest newspaper releases,
Wacs entertained the Bend-USO ideally situated, the facilities a p p e a ri n g, cadence - minded er tools, disable and demolish newscasts, magazine articles and
senior hostesses recently. So de
information supplied by the War
The new chaplain will deliver drew praise from Brig. Gen. ringers on the rifle marksman Department will lie used as
lighted w e r e the townspeople
with his crunchy-munchers, that his first sermon tonight at 1930 Clarence J. Sturdevant, assistant ship eourse, watched training sources of information.
he has been besieged by dozens o’clock in Post Chapel, Bldg. to the Chief of Engineers who j tests, inspected buildings and
As an indication of the com
o f matrons for his recipe. He 208, highlighting the regular watched the Abbotmen stage a ' facilities.
pleteness of the new service,
weekly services for Jewish sold retreat parade last Friday.
Gen. Sturdevant's most recent Capt. Coover pointed out that of
obliges them cheerfully.
iers and Wacs. A musical pro
The future combat engineers assignment was in connection the 20ti Nazi divisions said to be
gram has been arranged, follow looked like veterans as they en with the construction of the 1,- participating in the Russian
ed by a get-together. A ll mem tered the vast, rolling plain des 671-milc-long Alaska Military campaign, all bul 10 will lie
bers of the Jewish faith are in ignated as the 11th Gp. parade Highway from Dawson Creek, identified on the map.
vited to attend the services.
grounds. The silver-haired, be Edmonton, Alberta, to Fair
Posting of the maps awaits
spectacled, sun-tan clothed dis banks, Alaska, a superb feat ac- the installation of wall board
tinguished visitor evoked a smile j complished by the Army Corps material on the rear wall of Ihe
as he saw the soldiers step off, I of Engineers.
Public Relations Office in An
their bodies erect, their M l
Lt. Col. Ralph A. Tudor, Port nex “ A". 0|>ening of the service
Tank warfare soon will be in
shouldered at the correct angle land district Engineer; Lt. Col. to soldiers will he announced.
cluded in the program for sol
and eyes on the alert as they A. D. Harvey, Bend area Engi Meanwhile, the maps are iicing
diers of the Engineer Replace
neer; Capt. Hayward Andrews, prepared by Intelligence person
ment Training Center here, Lt.
inspector, Hq. Ninth nel.
Col. C. J. Douglas, director of the selected as the title of a slap commander, likewise, was pleas Service Command, Ft. Douglas,
Training Division, said today.
ed at the demonstration, as were Utah, Mr. Robert W. Sawyer, It's T 5 O'Neil, Bob! "
Six obsolete light tanks which in preparation, for presentation other visitors in the reviewing publisher of the Bend Bulletin,
A Camp Abbot Wac is keeping
otherwise might have been con to every incoming increment of line.
Mr. Frank Loggan, advertising pace with her husband in climb
signed to a scrap heap and a
For two days, Gen. Sturdevant manager, and the following ing the Army ladder. Promotion
Designed to set a new high in
1939-model medium tank arrived
the camp in Col. Bes camp officials comprised the re to a T/5 for Frances O'Neil, na
here this week and are being re hokum and pure G. I. comedy, son’s jeep and obtained a per view line, fronted by Gen. tive of Portland, Ore., meant
conditioned by the Motor Trans
sonal picture of the efficient |Sturdevant and Col. Besson: Col only two jumps below her hus
portation Branch for service in over battalion rec halls where ERTC schedules. On Friday he I,. H. Hall, post executive o ffi band, S Sgt. Robert L. O'Neil,
the opus will be shown. Actors
saw trainees construct floating cer; Col. Robert M. Copeland attached to a combat Engineer
Object of the training is to ac- (? ) will break into each other's bridges, hurl hand grenades, and Lt. Col. Clarence J. Douglas, outfit somewhere “ down under.”
cusom soldiers to the presence of
Frances, who joined the Wacs
rigging, operation of machine Director, Training Division.
(Continued on Page 4)
tanks and to teach them proper
last March, is a stenographer in
employment of cover, Col. Doug
the office of Maj. M. J. Cuadra,
las said. The armored vehicles
commandant Hq. Companies,
will be driven over fox holes and
similar entrenchments occupied
by trainees. In addition, light
tanks will be used to test mine
The editorial staff of the Ab which chose “Great Day,” evi gestivo of ERTC routine.
fields and fixed and floating bot ENGINEER emerged from dently with visions of a victory
“Body and Soul” was ehosen
bridges built by trainees. Medium a stark of ballots this week parade. Apathy had its followers as Hie “evira” favorite mil in
tanks will test traps and other tightly clutching a list of four
cluded in ihe list of suggestions
obstacles prepared as part of tunes selected by soldiers as
by the Waring aggregation.
Abbot's intensive training pro Iheir favorite ballads for Ihe
The program will he broad T H E BEST PRO TEC TIO N from a'
Date: Thursday, July 29, 1943
Fred Waring “Victory Tunes”
cast over 129 stations of Ihe daylight air raid is to lie flat on the.
Classed as salvage material, program to lie dedicated to
Songs to be featured:
NBC Red network. As a special ground nr in a diteli, shell hole or-
the light tanks were manufac Camp Abbot from ÍWK) to 201.»
"I Kissed Your Picture Good
lo soldiers at C amp Ab shadnw and nnt move.
tured on order from the Chinese Thursday, July 29 over a c«*ast-
KB.MI in Betid. 1340
government several years ago
kiloeyrles, lias made arrange
but f a i l e d to measure up to the post Special Service branch.
"Eody and Soul.”
ments io earry the program.
Attitudes of three G. I. schools
specifications and were not ac
Should the program originale
F O R BEST RECEPTION-
cepted. Instruments bear Chinese
TUNE IN BEND’S STATION
in a New York studio, two Ab
symbols instead of English le- flected in the titles chosen.
KBN'D — 1340 ON YOUR
botmen—Sgt. Alev Orloff and
From the homesick tribe came
Dale Evans—on furlough in
Three more medium tanks
Manhattan plan to attend the
have been requisitioned and Kissed Your Picture Goodnight.”
should arrive hare soon. Col. Occasion for rejoicing was pro in the third clique which listed radio show. Roth are attached
phesied by the second school "Day In, Day Out,” a title sug- to Hq. Co. SCI 19*3,
G en. Siu rd e v a n f Inspects
A b b o t on T w o-Day Visit
Casting Date Set
For G. I. Musical,
"Castles O' Fun"
"Victory Tunes" Selected by Abbotmen for
July 29 Radio Dedication by Waring Band