The White Falcon


The White Falcon - 04.11.1944, Blaðsíða 1

The White Falcon - 04.11.1944, Blaðsíða 1
OUR FORCES — ALWAYS ALERT ------- Vol. VII. ICELAND, Saturday, November 4, 1944. Wo. 7. - : - Witches on broomstick, black cats, half-moons and pumpkins formed the decorations is the mess hall of the CA outfit pictured above whioh obs- erved Hallowe'en this Week. Cpl. Richard Isen- hour, left in trio above, decorated the mess hall as well as taking part in the musioal en- tertainment. Pfo. Robert Sells and Teo 5 John Sittlg completed the trio. The menu oonsisted of »»teaL. French fries and pumpkin pie. Government Can Rotate But 30,000 Men Monthly A\«dlability of ship- ping space "imposes a very definite ceiling on. the rotation and temporary duty polioy, the War Dept. said in a recent, statement expl- aining why no more than 30,000 men are beSjg returned home monthly fruu all theaters. In order to bring ho- me these 30,000 men, it was pointed out that four to seven times the number of men - the equivalent of eight to 14 divisions - are inn- obi li zed. The War Dept. state- ment added that select- ion of individuals to be returned to the Sta- tes is the sole respon- sibility of theater co- (Continned on Page 2) War Department Proposes Vast Educational And Recreational Program For Troops After War During the period following the defeat of Germany and while facilities are being provided for the evacuation of this Command, soldiers here will be given the opportunity of taking part in a vrs* recreational, entertainment and educational program now in preparation by the War De- partment . World-wide in scope, Army Band Offers Concert Tonight At Fieldhouse S/Sgt. Saverio T. Prunesti (left) and Cpl. Harold Scheokaan (right) are soloists at tonight's ooncert. 'LITTLE GIRL" ACT HIT OF NEW USO SHOW Backed up by the Army Air Force Band, USO-ca- mp Shows Unit 349 gave a Command Performance at the Tripoli Theater Monday night. Terry Rio, assisted by her husband, i»& Ral- Above, 1 to r, are Kay Strickland! Thelma Gardner/ ferry and Ralph Rio; and Jo Andrews of DS0 Camp Shew 549 at the finale of their show. ph Rio, was the "hit of the show" with her lit- tle girl act. Jo Andrews proved to be quite adept at the Samba, while Tholaa Gardner brought loud oheers from the "Re- bels" with her guitar and her «i»gi»C of "Mo- lasses." Say Strickland, tall, willowy blonde, drew plenty of applause with her vooal "Amor," while she accompanied herself on the accordian. S/Sgt. Barney Morel and the band gave out with "Louis»" .for •*• of the highspets of th» show. CYfO John D. Corley presents his Army Band in an all instrumental ooncert at the AndrewsI Fieldhouse tonight at' 2000 hours. S/Sgt. Saverio T. Prunesti plays the first movement of the "Concerto Ho. I in G Major for Flute, Opus 313" by Mosart. Cpl. Harold 8ohebk- man is violin soloist. He has ohoeen Saint- Saen8' "Danse Maoabre." Aaron Copland's "El Salon Mexioo" will re- oeive its first perfor- mance in Iceland. The Army Band has programed the Overture to the opera "Mignon" by Thomas and the seo- ond and fourth move- ments to the Symphony No. C i* E Minor by Dvorak - batter known as the "Sew World Sym- phony." ide the program will ulti- mately embrace every theater of operations where American troops are stationed. Purpose lis officially described as an endeavor to pro- vide constructive, non- military activities for soldiers in theaters made inactive by the defeat of Germany - and later of Japan. Aooording to Major F. hi Dueker, IBC Plans and Training Officer, whose office will han- dle the educational ph- ase of the program, subjeots to be offered for study here will be determined largely by a survey among enlisted men whioh is to be con- ducted sometime prior to the setting-up of the olassea. He stated, however, that the majo- rity of classes will probably be vooational in nature. Instructors will be chosen from am- ong enlisted men and officers. "Service troops here," said the Major, "must of necessity be excluded fro* the pro- gram, for their work will have to continue as before regardless of the military situat- ion." Entertainment and recreational activities (including athletics) will be under the sup- ervision of lit. Col. Lee F. Gilstrap of Base (ConliaiMd aa Page 2) RADIO SCHEDULES for the GI station will be distributed eaoh Friday with the ICE FRONT. PRINTED BY BASE ENGINEER

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