The White Falcon


The White Falcon - 07.10.1944, Blaðsíða 1

The White Falcon - 07.10.1944, Blaðsíða 1
OUR FORCES — ALWAYS ALERT Vol. VII. ICELAND, Saturday, October 7, 19U. No. 3. GnwiicattMidt GveS fat Q.UU American huts (above were moved into new locations tnis week by the Base Engineers. -Sig. Corps Photo Plans Proposed For Defeated Germany To Reduce Reich To Agricultural State Considerable discussion is said to be taking place in U.S. Government circles concerning Secre- tary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau's plan for a defeated Germany. The secretary would destroy completely the German nation as a modern industrial state and convert it into an agricultural country of small farms. Morgenthau's plan was drawn up after his recent return from the European battlefronts and England, and is reported to have the general approval of Pres. Roosevelt. New Movies Latest movies to rea-, ch Iceland inolude : IMPATIENT YEARS with Jean Arthur, Lee Bowman ana Charles Coburnj JAMIE with Joyce Reyn- olds and Robert Button; CASANOVA BROTiN with Ga- ry Cooper and Theresa ftright; HAIL TEE COIKi- UERING HERO with Eddie Brackenj MOONLIGHT AND CACTUS with the Andrews Sisters; DRAGON SLED with Katherins Hepburn and Walter Huston. DE- VOTION with OliTia De- Havilland and Paul Hen- reid; IN SOCIETY with Abbott and Costello; SWEET AND LOWDOWN with Benny Goodman; ABROAD WITH TWO YANKS with William Bendix and Den- nis O'Xssfe; ATLANTIC CITY with Constance koore and BRIDE BY MIS- TAKE with Laraine Day. These films will go on circuit in the near future. How To Behave In Naziland Soldiers of the Amer- ican First Army who pu- shed into Germany in the Aaohen sector early last month have been warned by their comman- der. Gen. Hodges, that there must be no frat- ernisation between them and the Germans. "Effective this date, fraternization," read a section of Gen. Hodges' order, "with the oivil- ian populaoe is prohib- ited. Conversations with civilians will be limited to the minimum neoessary to transact offioial business. Vis- iting civilian homes, dining with civilians and barter or trading with civilians is pro- hibited exoept when specially authorited. "The German people are ongaged in total war against you and are individually and ooll- ectively your enemy Conduot yourself in their presence with such military bearing, alertness and soldierly effioieney that they appreciate at onoe the power that is within our Army and the high state of discipline of our troopso" N.Y. SUN FEATURES BIG STORY ON FALCON'S "G.I. OPINION" In an article entitl- ed "GIs Object To Gen- eral's Views," THE NEW YORK SUN in its issue of Sept. 22, gave con- siderable prominence to a discussion of letters printed in THE WHITE FALCON'S "GI OPINION* column in response to Maj. Gen. Louis B. Her- shey's statement that men should be retained in the Army until they can be reabsorbed by private industry. warranted assumption in implying (by use of the unqualified phrase "Soldiers stationed !in Iceland") that the views expressed in "GI Opinion" may be accept- ed as representative of the views of the entire Command. The number of letters we receive on any particular question is far too small for Sflqr generalization. -Ed. J The plan has failed to win support, however from Secretary of State Cordoll Hull, and is said to be violently o- pposed by Seoretary of War Henry L. Stimson. Hull, Stimson and Mor- genthau form the cabin- et committee on German peace polioy. Pres. Roosevelt pre- sented the Morgenthau plan to Prime Minister Winston Churchill dur- ing the recent confer- ences at Quebec, and it's reported that lior- genthau came away from Quebec with the impre- ssion that Churchill Because of a strike among the Icelandic printers, THE WHITE FALCON will be publish- ed for an indefinite period in its current abbreviated form. The paper is now being printed by the Base Engineers in what is called a "photo-off- set process." Soldiers stationed sf , „,,. ,,. — louna nis proposals ac- in Iceland." wrote the E American Officer Nips 5 ceptable, especially SUN, "many of them in = Nazi With Field Gun 5 since Anthony Eden was E reported to hold sim- 'many lonely outposts for three years, do not see — eye to eye with Maj. E Gen. Louis B. Hershey, E Selective Service dir- Z\ ector. In fact, they E feel that the General's ~ recently stated views E as to why men should be E retained in the Army E_ until they can be re- £ absorbed by industry E smacks of dictatorship. 3 "The GI views, culled | from a recent issue of £ THE WHITE FALCON, were | solicited by the new3- = paper after it had pub- 5 lished his statement, = made last month in Chi- = cago." § In the sane article, E the paper also quoted = "GI Opinion" letters on E the subjects: "Should E veterans be given their S jobs back after the war if this should mean throwing civilian work- ers into unemployment?" and "Should the Govern- ment continue conscrip- tion after the war?* - It must be pointed out that THE NEW YORK SUN has made an un- An American offi- s cer, Lt. John Spoo- = ilar *;«»*' ., * Russia'a recently gave ner, what the AF calls "remarkable eviden- ce of markmanship" when he picked off a German observer from a telegraph pole at 6,000 yards with a field artil- lery gun. The Lt. got his man after firing three smoke bursts with a 75-mm field piece, but the un- usual feat did not please his colonel who estimated that the ammunition cost the taxpayers tlOO, whereas weapons : mans at E a round* niiiiiiiiiiiuuiiiiiiiiiiiuinimiiiifi; CANINE CRIME WAVE kill Russia's plans for a E defeated Germany are E unknown, but Morgenthau E based his plan on these E three assumptionst j 1. Russia desires that E East Prussia and most E of J3ilesia be given to 1 Poland to offset Pol- IE and' s loss of eastern 5 territory to the Soviet s 2. Russia wants Ger- E man labor battel ions to E be put to work in the = Soviet Union for recon- is Btruction. E 3. Russia wants the E U.S. and Britain to oc- E oupy Goraany in view cf E her own big manpower E needs. known to be that what- Infantry =: Ger- § . "¦§ determined five oenta 3 , , S ever plan is decided on must be agreeable to Russia as a basis of cooperation for a world security organization. The Morgenthau plan is understood to pro- vide t 1. The removal from Germany to devastated (Continued on Pag? 2) Polioe in Paramus, N.J., are hunting a German shepherd dog, identity unknown, who has been relieving loc- al residents of large quantities of clothing. PRINTED BY BASE ENGINEER

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