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G M 3 Editor: Don Dennis Editorial Assistants: C. Edward Weilepp, James Zed, Lars Stenberg, Rolf Haugen Art Editor: J. H. Reicharf, Jr. Endleaf by Bemard Lange Portrait of OHicer-in-Charge by Jack Clark Features: David Galiup! Eugene Kone, John Vldhos Photo Editor: DeWitt Kelley Photos by Car! Derman, John Gobeille, Charles Van Voorhis, Charles Whitney, W. W. Whitaker Business Manager: Gordon Marks .Business Assismnts: O. K. Bovard, Frederic Corrigan, J. Peter Schaeffer ify achusetts e, Mass Harvard Univers NavTraScoI Kommunica ions Cambridg Vila?" xllruln ggwiuhVVlH 4." u w ... ..- 1 .IIIV MHNav'l' PUBLISHED BY THE gag of 7-43 7712 gypez . . . LIEUT. COMDR. M. E. PARADISE, USNR OFFICER-IN CHARGE Naval Training School 4Communications1 Harvard University Appointed to the United States Naval Academy in 1922, graduated in 1926 and commissioned Ensign, USN. Served as Radio Officer of the uUSS Maryland" from 1926 to 1928. Resigned from the regular Navy and entered the Naval Reserve in 1929, returning to active duty in December of 1940. Was Communication Officer of the "USS Wasp" from 1941 to July, 1942. Named instructor and OFFicer-in-Charge, Naval Training School CCommuni- cationsL Cornell University, serving in this capacity From July to October, 1942. Came to Naval Training School Clndoctrination and Communicationsl Harvard University in October, 1942, as Head of the Academic Department. Became Executive OHicer in March, 1943, and was appointed to his present position in June. tk if it Crayon Drawing by Ensign Jack Clark. Ll. Comdr. C. F. .Brengartner, USNR Head of Academic Department Lt. 091C. J. O'Neill, USNR Welfare and Recreation OFFicer LIEUT. COMDR E. W. SWEETLAND USNR Executive Officer Graduated From the U. S. Naval Academy in 1922 and spent the Following 20 years in civilian life. Returned to active duty in the spring of1942 as Training Officer, Naval Training School Gndoctrinationl Uni- versity of Arizona. Reported in February, 1943 at the Naval Training School 4W R1, Hunter College, as Training Officer and Assistant to the Executive until appointed to his present duty as Executive Officer at the Naval Training School hCommunicationQ, Harvard University in June, 1943. Lt. Comdr. B. L. Stewart, USNR Senior Communications Officer Lt. 091 A. X. O'Connor, USNR Regimental Officer Lt. Fields L1. 0Q Brown Lt. QgD Flanagan Prof. Woods "Peppy" Grant Trouble-Shooter Saunders Chief Walker Chief Snowden Chief Searey SM1C Gardiner 3400132455 Lt. Comdr. M. E. Paradise, USNR, OFfice-in-Charge LL Comdr. E. W. Sweetldnd, USNR, Executive Officer Lt. Comdr. C. F. Brengartner, USNR, Head of Academic Department Lt. Comdr. B. L. Stewart, USNR, Senior Communications Officer Lt. Comdr. P. F. Hilfon DMCL USNR, Senior Medical Officer Lt. Comdr. A. L. LiftIeField UVKD, USNR, Medical Officer Lt. W. N. Gallagher DDCL USNR, Dental Officer L1. 0E9 A. E. Hamer DDCL USNR, Junior Dental OFficer LL 0Q E. A. Juhl, USNR, Personnel Officer Lt. Ciw H. M. Hansen, USNR, Aide to the Executive Officer L1. 0Q A. E. Kenison, Jr., USNR, First Lieutenant Lt. GQ A. X. O'Connor, USNR, Regimental OFficer Lt. 09D C. J. O'Neill, USNR, Welfare D Recreation Officer LL Ow C. E. Whithdm, USNR, Athletic Officer LL 6Q L. F. Worley 6CD, USNR, Disbursing Officer Prof. E. L. Chaf-fee, S.B., A.M., Ph.D., Ens. F. S. Allis, USNR Lt. 09 T. W. Bradley, USNR Lt. CigD J. L. Brown, USN L1. 09D J. W. Byrns, USNR Lt. 0:50 S. M. Calderwood, USNR Lt. 09D E. O. Elmer, Jr., USNR Ens. H. O. Evien, USNR L1. 099 T. S. Farrar, USNR Lt. 09D W. D. Faxon, USNR Lt. Herbert Fields, USNR Ens. P. F. Flaherty, USNR Lt. 0:9 J. C. Flanagan, USNR Ens. S. E. Forsyth, USNR Ens. H. J. L. Foriuin, USNR Lt. Ow P. L. Geibel, USNR Lt. 0Q R. S. Geil, USNR L1. QQ J. J. Glennon, USNR Ens. R. M. Grigsby, USNR B. D. Snowden CSM GAD P. D Walker CSM GAD J. W. Sedrcy CRM GJAD K G. Scott CSp DAD J A. Mchhee CSp CAD In Charge of Radio Engineering jnjtmctou Lt. GED Bertrand Hagg, USNR Lt. 09 R. S. Hamilton, Jr., USNR L1. 09D R. P. Harmel, USNR LL C. W. Harrison, USNR L1. 690 E. H. Jones, USNR Lt. 09D J. B. Kadel, USNR Ens. C. B. Kemp, USNR Prof. A. R. Knipp, A.B., B.S., Ph.D. Li. S. B. Lashman, USNR Lt. Robert Levin, USNR Lt. 0Q D. M. Madden, USNR Prof. H. R. Mimno, E.E., A.M., Ph.D. L1. 09 J. W. Scholl, USNR L1. 0Q G. L. Smeigh, USNR L1. 0Q R. J. Thomas, USNR Ens. L. N. Wires, USN Prof. R. W. Woods, A.B., M.A., Ph.D. Mr. Guy Worsley, B.A., M.A. D Bridgemdn CSp 050 R. A. Gardiner, Jr SM1C H. L. Grant SM1c F P. Loch RM3c N. Yost RM3c 81m 0 7.43 THE COMPANY STAFF Ing rarn Gayman Marks Zea Acker From our start as Company Fox through to our PG courses as Company Able, from July,s sweltering heat to DecembeHs chilling winds, Class 7-43 was under the capable leader- ship of Company Commander Bill Acker, SUb-Commander Jack Ingram and Adiutant Jim Zea with Elvyn Gayman as leader of section A and Gordon Marks as leader of section B. Company Commander Acker was a pleasant little gent with a New York accent and a chest that had siipped slightly. The class will long remember his legal arguments with indoctrination instructors, his cracking cadence as he shouted Hip-Hop-Hup-Ho, his "Seats, gent-I-men, seats," and the time he couldnlt get over the hurdle in the obstacle course in gym. Seriously, Ensign Acker did a mighty Fine iob of maneuvering the boys around and he went to bat for the company many times to try to get longer weekends, Fewer drills, and no overcoats. The class is mighty Fortunate to have had such an oFticer in command. Fourth row: R. Andcrxon, Bunken, E. Amltrson, Bitlll, Acklry, Armstrong, Brown, Bassett, Boyle Third row: Bn'dcscn, Bacon, Bartlw, Braakhart, Brcituiriscr. Baightol, Brady, Athcrtnn, Bryan Sorrmul rozr: J. Anderson, Bateman, Almund, Bovard, Bartlt'lt. Abse, Browne, Bcnuchamp Firxt 70w: Atltlington, Bean, Carltr, Brawl, Borland, liornfrimd, Bond Morning Colors tAbovet The "Ninth Platoon" meets the company at noon. GQighD The O.T.C. ponders tactics. . Composed of 33 men whose names, with one exception, begin with A or B, the First Platoon could very appropriately be called AB which according to naval communications means HAII Before." Since that fateful July 1 when strong men quaked and weak men collapsed, ABS have led the company. We have been Hall before" in pay line, security watches, company com- manders, being inspected, being "shot" in the arm, beet- ing and talking in ranks and everything else except marching to chow-which we do only on Monday. AB is the despair of every pla- toon leader. There is but one time of the day when the boys quit talking and start looking sharp and that lasts exactly 20 seconds as we pass the regimental oHice or oHicer. Fourth row: Dennix, Farina", Clint, Dustin, Deedlrr, Culluhan, Constant, Donaldson, B. F001;, Edu'nrrlx Third row: Dilworth, Dc KostL'r, Cast, Dcmchyk, Cumin, Cmrigan, Dcyngari, Clark, Dillon Second row: Eu'bank, G. Cook, Coe, Douglass, Daxpit, Eversan, Coulson, Herman First row: Davis, Fischm, Crow, Crane, Czcvcland, Conner, Crom 722 .gdrzfm'rze $.40er . Buoyant, hopeful, confidentethe Second Platoon was a lively group, and, with 39 men, the largest platoon in the company after indoctrination. With DeReus to lead the singing, Deedler to interrogate the instructors, and Corwin to wisecrack, there was never a dull moment. What other platoon could match the talent of portrait painter Clark or concert pianist Donaldson, the easy con- tident manner in which Everson maneuvered marching men, the nonchalant independence of HAdmiral" Colby, or the promptness of Hdoubleetime" Derman in making Formation? Never- to-be-torgotten are: the strenuous month of indoctrin- ation under the leadership of HNed" Conner; the calling of the roll with Cook, B. T. and Cook, G. A.,- the antics of Cleveland. Croop with those maneuvering board blues. 'Abovet From Corrigan Io Calla- han for action. tLefD Chow. Fourth row: Guthrie, Hailey, layman, Gust, Faulg, Gorham, Hardy Third row: Greene, Human 11am, Garvey, Harrington, Funk, Gribetz Szcond row: Freedman, Friedm, Freeman, Gregg, Glass, Folsom, Harkins First raw: Harris, Flynn, Gallup, Gregory, Gresham, Gaaer 722 WanXeu'nf Wing "The Thundering Third" they called themselves, much to the dismay of everyone because with the exception of Harnett and Gneuhs they were ac- tually a comparatively quiet bunch of guys with various accents, trades and talents. There was Attorney Freeman, G-Man Harrington, Newsman Garvey, Merchandiser Harkins, and also a Few old salts like Gorham, Gribetz, Gust, Flynn and Fowle who had been in the Navy before NTS Harvard. Brother Flynn was, in tact, S.O.P.A. ot the regi- ment, the only full lieutenant in the gang, as a result of an alnav which struck during his training here. From California, Texas, Alabama, Mississippi, New York, Indiana and Vermont came "the Thun- dering Third" to Form its own quiet little melting pot at Harvard. Just like each of the other seven platoons in the company, the Third considered itself the Hcrack outtitn oi the regiment . . . and probably was, too . . . it says here in small print under the picture. Crow KNIPP knew what he was talking about. tBottomt Two old salts and a sea chest. tHarrington, FolsomJ Fourth row: Kuhn, Knox, Kunhcl. Landis, Human, Ilarrtwig, LaRue. Ingram . Third row: Jonex, J. Kelly, L. R. Johnson, Kirk, Justix, Lathrop, Lange, Jewett, Kane, L. F. Johnxon, nght Second 7010: J. Hartley, Lamlgraf, L. M. Johnson, Kirshbaum, Hiner, Hutchinso'n, Ilorlacher, lIurtcr, Holcomb First row: Krauszer, Kniseley, R. Hartley, Hauuen, Kelley, Larson, D. Kelly, Kznney, Ileatan 7Ze ?EWZ- O-guztA USir, the Fourth Division, 36 men" the oFFicer sounded ohc. Usually he added uAIl Present," but sometimes it was K318 men on watchn or None in Sick Bay,' and on rare occasions: Hone on authorized leavefl From 21 states, these 36 men had attended 37 colleges and engaged in a wide variety of civilian occupations. There were only eight bachelors in the group, and two 72-hour leaves reduced this number to six. Fathers in the grouptotaled17CFigure subiect to weekly change3. The Fourth Platoon included MPO Dan Jones, erst- while indoctrination instructor and gift of the school staFF to the class of 7-43. The Fourth gave to the company staFt Sub-Commander Ingram, who re- ioined the platoon on pay clays, tor shots and ID pictures. The Fourth wiH be remembered For its hilarious smoker skit Ult's All Good Duty," written and produced by Amphib Landgraf and starring hAdmiralsH Uor a nighD Justis and Knight. Gem Knox listening to "Fox". hBottom Stars of the smoker skit: Krauszer, Justis, Knight, Homan. Abse Acker Almdnd E. F. Anderson DAVID l. ABSE . . . ensign . . . the First in every line, whether for pay or fever shots . . . a lawyer from Bethlehem, Pd. . . Lehigh graduate with LLB. from Georgetown University . . . employed with Federal Farm Security Administration before his commission in the Navy. WILLIAM LEWIS ACKER . . . ensign . . . an hold Army men" C151 LieUtJ who wound up in the Navy . dffectionateiy known as "the Flag" because of his post as company commander . . . a lacrosse player par excellence . . . graduate of University of Penn- sylvania and holder of law degree from Harvard . . . family man, one child. CARL D. ACKLEY . . . ensign . . . a true Spartan from Michigan State College, class of '42 . . . insurance UNnderwriter in Lansing, Mich., before taking up the avy. ALLIE ALBERT ADDINGTON . . . ensign . . . strictly a fUII-o-fun fellow, long to be remembered by his shipmdtes for his exhibited talent at smokers . . . Hardin-Simmons, class of 37 . . . formerly newspaper reporter and salesman in Abilene, Texas. Ackley J. J. Anderson Addington R. H. Anderson, Jr. IVERSON HAWTHORNE ALMAND . . attorney from Arlington, Va. . and Mary, 38 . . . . ensign . . . . graduate of William married and father of one child. ELVIN F. ANDERSON . . . ensign . . . received his degree from North Dakota State in 1940 . . . school teacher from Williston, S. D. JOHN JOSEPH ANDERSON . . . ensign . . . eligible achelor from Green Bay, Wis. . . . after graduating from St. Norbert and picking up an M5. at the Uni- versity of Wisconsin, he taught high school and coached sports. ROBERT HENRY ANDERSON, JR. . . . ensign . . . learned to swear while at Harvard by stubbing his toes in post-tdps darkness . . . received his higher education at the University of Alabama, settled For an M . now a converted New Englander from Orange, Mass. . . . teacher in civilian life. SAL J. ARENA . . . ensign . . . the easy-going lad from "Joisey" City . . . graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology, '42, with graduate work at N. Y. U . a naval architect who is strictly four-O when it comes to anything mechanical. WILMER EVERETT ARMSTRONG . . . ensign . . . taught school six years before becoming an accountant For the Bendix corporation . . . a Hoosier through and through with degrees from Ball State College and Indiana University . . . 31, quiet, personable. JAMES CLINTON ATHERTON . . omist from Red Rock, Okla. . . . graduate of Okla- homa A. 8t M., ,38 . . . attention, girls . . . heis single, 26, tall, dark and handsome. . ensign . . . econ- DAVID CHARLES BACON, JR. . . . ensign . . . an old elbow-bender from Pawhuska, Okla. at 23 . . . another Oklahoma A. 8t M. graduate . . . bookkeeper and salesman who came to NTS, Harvard after a stretch as d yeomdn . . . rode herd on the First platoon during our month as company Charlie. Arena Banken Armstrong Bartley "Hip-Hovaup-Ho" JOE LLOYD BANKEN . . . ensign . . . of the Ken- tucky Blue Grass Bankens . t . graduate of Murray State Teachers College, '41 . . . saw 14 months of duty as a yeoman . . . home Owensboro, Ky. JOHN BRANDT BARTLEY . . . ensign . . a gut-on the tennis court . . . . . . A.B., Stanford, '37 . . . personnel superviser for federal government . . . saw 18 months en isted service before NTS, Harvard . . . single, winsome, willing . . . hails from San Francisco. . split many an ace at the game JOHN L. BASSETT . . . ensign . . . of the First platoon . . . 95, married . an accountant from Milwaukee with his degree from Marquette University, class of 1940. JAMES LAVAR BATEMAN . . . ensign . . . modest, unassuming, a real fellow . . . enlisted in the Navy immediately after graduating from Brigham Young University in 1941 . . . native of Riverton, Utah. Bacon Bateman Atherton Bassett Bean Beauchamp Bond Borldnd RICHARD HENRY BEAN . . . ensign . . . blond and bright . . . University of Arkansas graduate from Rogers, Ark. . . . formerly service representative for Firestone Tire 8i Rubber. GEORGE ALBERT BEAUCHAMP . . . ensign . . . of- Ficially awakened by the HO.T.C." one hot sultry afternoon, never quite lived it down . . A schooi administrator from Birmingham, Mich. . . . married and has one child . . . A.B., Michigan State Normal,- M.A., Wayne University. WILLIAM SCOTT BEIGHTOL . . . ensign . . . idughf high school science and coached football in civilian life . . . graduate of S.T.C., Lock Haven, Pa., ,41 . . married and father of one child . . . calls Lykens, Pa. home. GORDON DEFOREST BIEHL . . . ensign . . . loved to yodel during breathing exercises in calisihenics . graduate of Cornell College, '39 . . . formerly merchandiser of men's clothing for Montgomery-Ward home is Hinckley, HI. Beightol Biehl Bornfriend Bovard KEITH LELAND BOND . . . ensign . . . a husband and father devoted to his home . . . missed many a muster to be there . . . graduated by University of South Dakota in 1938 . . . a collection and credit manager in Aberdeen, S. D. prior to coming to Harvard. JOHN RAYMOND BORLAND . . . ensign . . . col- lege instructor and research scientist , . . attended Cornell and Columbia . . . holds three degrees from N. Y. U: BS. in ,36, M.A. in '38, PhD. in '42 . . . Ldrchmoni, N. Y. is home. ARTHUR WOLFE BORNFRIEND . . . ensign . . . hails from the Bronx Gas if you didn't knowD . . . launched his marital career while studying Navy communications here hgood trick if you can do i0 . . . previously a faxation accounidnt, Art is a graduate of New York University. OLIVER KURBY BOVARD . . . ensign . . . One-Of- The-Boys-Bovard to you . . . a ready participant in smoker fun . . . gof all excited one day when he found out what fhe grid in the vacuum tube was for . . . grad of Northwest Missouri State and Former group insurance representative. . . . calls Augusta, Ga. home. JAMES GORDON BOYLE . . . ensign . . . emerged from Indiana State Teachers College hPa f In 1941 . . . picked up a wife, a child and a iob as inspector for a retail credit company before reporiing to the Navy. H. MARSHALL BRADY . . . ensign . . . a Dun 8: Brddsireei investigator from Jacksonville, Fla. . .. received degrees from Appalacian State Teachers College and University of Florida. JAMES A. BRAUN. . ensign . beamed and beamed ai friend wife and boss baby son who were preiiy much around keeping track of things . . . A.B., California; M.A., Stanford . former supervisor of automatic welding at 6 Kaiser shipyard. WILLIAM PEDER BREDESEN . . . ensign . . . aGopher from Minneapolis and the University of Minnesota, '38 . . . office manager and insurance Underwriter . of ihe stocky NTS Harvard team of Bredesen and Corrigan. Boyle Brady Breiiweiser Brookhart PAUL B. BREITWEISER . ensign . . breezed through Washburn Universiiy in Topeka, .Ken. . . married an attractive young miss . . . became editor of the Sabeiha iKanJ newspaper. MAURlCE EDWIN BROOKHART. . iieut. GED . . . was chief psychological examiner for the Army at Fort Leavenworth before BuPers decided to make 6 communications officer out of him . . . married, two children, 33 . . . A.B., York College,- M.A., Uni- versity of Nebraska. ROBERT MELVILLE BROWN . . . ensign . . . former dean of music and assistant professor of violin a1 Dakoia Wesleyan, Mitchell, 5. D . holds bachelor's and master's degrees of music from De Paul and North- western Universities, respectively . . . a serious stu- denL HARRY L. BROWNE . . . lieui. Ggh . . . husky bar- risier from South Bend . garnered BS. and Juris Doctor degrees at Indiana University . . . keen, thorough, penetrating . . . member of the Indiana Bar Association and the United Siaies Supreme Court er. Bredesen Browne Callahan Cleveland DANIEL V. BRYAN . . . ensign . . . professor of Eng- lish turned communicator . . . B.A. and M.A. from Iowa State University . . . Blair, Neb., claims Dan as a home town boy. ROBERT LOUIS CALLAHAN . . . ensign . . . tall, dark and dour . . . a San Francisco boy, surprised to Find that California is only one of the 48 states . . . University of California grad . . . high school teacher . put the second platoon through its paces for a time. LESLIE GEORGE CARTER . . . ensign . . . pleasant, mustached, blond . an accomplished pianist who contributed to the success of company smokers . . English and iournaiism instructor for Detroit board of education . . . Band M A from Wayne University. TRUMAN NEAL CASE . . . ensign . . . Casey from California . . . sings well and even knows the words . former elementary school principal and play- ground and recreation director . . . graduate of University of Redlands . . . advanced studies at University of California and U. C. L. A. JACK MERVIN CLARK . . . ensign . . . soft-spoken, sociable, keyed with fresh enthusiasm . . . native of Ottumwa, lowa . . . graduate of the University of Iowa and the National Academy of Design, New York . . a former hotel manager, then a talented portrait painter and free-Idnce designer. RICHARD COWING CLEVELAND . . . Purdue graduate in 1940 . . . Rick and his "roomy Donaldson got along famously because they couldn't wear each other's uniforms and both were always broke . . . 6 Chicago tabulating and statistics expert . president of U.T.T.C. tUnder-The-TabIe-Clubl ensign . . . NEIL D. CLINE. . ensign . . . a quiet, pleasant straw- berry blond from Champaign, III. graduate of the University of Illinois, class of 36.. formerly assist- ant sales manager for radio station WHAS, Louisville, Ky. . . . married and proud papa of a boy. LOYD WILLIAM COE . . . Iieut. GED . . . came to NTS Harvard from Nebraska where he was assistant state director of health education . . . B.S., Midland College, M.A. from Columbia . . . writes home to the folks at McCool Junction, Nebraska. THOMAS EDWARD COLBY, III . . . ensign . . . a sly raconteur in a long line tcount 'emh of same . . . comes from hitherto-unheard of vitlage of Rockville Center, biissfully married . . . sketches during dull classes . . . claims Hamilton College as an alma mater tno confirmation yet received from Hamiltonh EDWARD HAWLEY CONNER . . . ensign . . . pte- toon leader of the second during month as company Fox . . . former enlisted man who saw duty in the Pacific . . . made a couple trips to Guadalcanal when the going was hot . . . grew up in San Fran- cisco, attended University of California, became division manager for Philip Morris 8t Co. HENRY L. CONSTANT . . . ensign . . . Hank is a regular fellow From Ottawa, Kan. . t . easy-going but a smart duck . one of the two welfare and recrea- tion officers of the company . . . research metalurgist after graduation from Ottawa University . . . member of the quartet of Constant-Patterson-O'Brien-WeiIepp of Matthews 5-40. BENJAMIN T. COOK . . . ensign . . . a Texan from Blue Ridge, Texas . . . Ben is known to the company as Cook, B. T. to distinguish him from Cook, G. A. . . . graduate of East Texas State Teachers College and holds M.A. from Sam Houston State Teachers College. Colby G. A. Cook Conner Corrigdn Phillips Brooks Reconnaissance G. ALLEN COOK . . . ensign . . . graduate of Michi- gan State in 1940 . . . was accountant with General Motors in Flint, Mich. . . . held an ace in every hand when the cards were falling. FREDERIC H. CORRIGAN . . . ensign . . . right guide and one-time platoon leader of the second, Fritz was unexcelled in military bearing . . . from Wayzata, Minn., on the shore of Lake Minnetonkd . . . at- tended the University of Minnesota and broke into the grain business in Minneapolis. PAUL C. CORWIN . . . lieut. th . . . spouted pung- ent wit in a delightful southern drawl . . . editor and publisher of a weekly newspaper at Bay Minette, Ala. in his civilian days . . . graduate of the University of Alabama, class of 1939. RUSSELL LEWIS COULSON . . . ensign . . . friendly, dependable . . . graduate 'of Bradley Polytechnic Institute . . . Russ used to be manager of the mortgage loan division of a savings and loan association in his home town of Peoria, III. B. T. Cook Coulson Constant Corwin Crom Deedler WILLIAM ARTHUR CRANE . . . ensign . . . enioys a good laugh . . an accountant from Decatur, III. . . . Bi" especially liked messenger duty on the watch schedule . . . married . . . 8.5. degree from Millikin University in 1938. JAMES ROSS CROM . . . ensign . . . diminutive credit manager from Maumee, Ohio . . . graduate of Wash- ington and Lee University with LLB. . . . married, two children. RICHARD CROOP . . . ensign . . . could be found in his room most any evening, taking the Fox schedule via radio earphones . . . 5 Beethoven symphony booming from the phonograph beside him . . . an Eden, N. Y. boy . . . University of California grad . . . attend- ing Harvard Business School when his commission came through. JESSE B. CROW JR. . . . energy and umor . . prior to Harvard . . . graduate of the University of North Carolina, class of '38, and formerly a resident of Shelby, N. C. ensign . . . small, but full of . employed at a steel foundry Crow De Koster Croop Degregori GOMER FRANCIS DAVIS . . . ensign . . . a forme E. sales engineer from Cleveland Heights, Ohio . . . Gomer the Reamer earned his niche in NTS history as MP0 of the second platoon . . . donned the cap and gown at Western Reserve University in 1938 KENNETH W. DEEDLER . . . ensign . . . gained repute for his persistent interrogation of NTS instructors . . . a thorough student and ardent candid camera fan . . . graduated from University of Wisconsin to become inspector for United States Department of Labor at Chicago. DAVID WILLIAM DEGREGORI . . s ensign . . . "Hey, Ed, do you know what happened to me?" he often asked . . . a sun-kissed Califorridn from Los Banos, single, and a teacher by profession . . . A.B., Uni- versity of California, 1939. LESTER RONALD DE KOSTER . . . ensign . . . in- tellectually curious . . . formerly teacher of high school English, speech and history in his home town of Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . AB. from Calvin College, M.A. from University of Michigan. STEPHEN DEMCHYK . . . ensign . . . was a weekend golfer, weather permitting . . . Steve has a lovely wife and daughter . . . is an accountant with his degree from the University of Pittsburgh. DONALD PHILIPS DENNIS . . . ensign . . . tall,quiet, kindiy . . . editor of this publication . . . obtained his A.B. at Wittenberg College and his M.A. at the University of Mirnesota . . . former magazine editor and manager of the Kansas Association of Municipal Utilities . . . married and father of two children . . . from Springfield, Ohio. FRANCIS EARL DE REUS . . . ensign . . . clean cut, determined, athletic . . . made a platoon leader with stentorian voice and even military bearing when necessary . . . likes a good snappy game of pick-up basketball . . . school teacher from Rock Island, III. . . graduate of University of Illinois. CARL LOUIS DERMAN . . . ensign . . . saw duty on a Navy patrol ship before NTS, Harvard . . . one of the few who can wear those pretty ribbons on his chest . . . smooth, frank and friendly . . . graduate of New York University and formerly in the advertis- ing game . . . home is New York City. Demchyk Di I Ion Dennis Dilworth Vi BART JOHN DILLON . . . ensign . . . graduate of the University of Texas who worked as a cferk, master electrician and geologist before offering his services to the Navy . . . he's married and hails from Victoria, Texas. RICHARD FELTCN DILWORTH . . . ensign . . . na- tive of Huntington, W. Va. and graduate of Marshall College . . . editor-reporter, War Departmeht Ord- nance Field Service . . . father of two attractive . Dick has that tired look, but donit let it . he's ambitious. children . . fool you . . HERBERT FRANKLIN DONALDSON . . . ensign . . . an artist at the piano . . . played at smokers, divine services, and a Boston "Pops" concert . . . former professional pianist and college teacher . . . holds B.M. and M.M. degrees from the Chicago Conserva- tory of Music . . . Herb was famous for his "thought for the day." JAY DREYFUS . . . ensign . . . tall, dark and round- faced, with a boyish smile . . . a New Yorker with a .S. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, class of 1940 . . . made a business of estate manage- ment. Derman Dreyfus De Reus Donaldson Dustin Edwards Ferman Fischer JOHN EUGENE DUSTIN . . . ensign . . . swears by Chicago . . . University of Chicago graduate . . . last employed as radio instructor for Army Air Forces at Chicago . . . married a Chicago girl . . . wants sea dutyenear Chicago. GARTH W. EDWARDS . . . ensign . . . the big real estate man . . . smokes cigars . . . married and Father of one child . . . became assistant director of Realtors' Washington Committee in Washington, D. C. after graduation from the University of Illinois. NESBITT ELMORE . . . ensign . . . from the deep South -Montgomery, Ala. . . received his law degree from the University of Alabama . . . married and has two children . . . took 6 turn at radio announcing and consequently was called upon to perform whenever reading in class was required. GERALD HENRY EWBANK . . . ensign . . . another single man Ohey're few and Far between in the class of7v43t . . . claim adiuster from Dayton, Ohio . . . a yeoman before Harvard . received his bachelor of arts and law degrees from Indiana University. Elmore Ewbank Flynn Folsom RICHARD D. FERMAN . . . ensign . . . ordinarily the quiet, sober type, but holy smokes! do you remember him at the girlie-girlie revue? . . . graduate of Michi- gan State Normal and formerly senior accountant for the U. 5. Rubber Co. in his home town of Detroit. CARL AUGUST FISCHER . . . lieut. Sgt . . . not famous for his sylph-tike Figure, but really nimble on one of those code sending gadgets . . . contribution of Ft. Wayne, lnd., to NTS . . . graduate of Northwestern University, '34, and formerly engaged in advertising and public relations work. JAMES JOSEPH FLYNN, 3rd . . . lieut. . . . "little ad- miral," we called him, because he was "sopus," the only fellow in the company with two full stripes . . . a Yale mart C3ED who was sent to Harvard for further education . . . spent 9.1 months in the service be- Lore coming here . . . calls Coltingswood, N. J. ome. DOUGLAS LAWRENCE FOLSOM, JR. . . . ensign . . . a Fightin' foot from Alabdm . . . approved heartily of the physical education program at NTS and even did setting up exercises every night before taps . . . a former iunior high school principal with '35. and MS. degrees from Alabama Polytechnic nstitute. JAMES WARREN FOWLE . . . lieut. th . . . a refreshing, stimulating personality with a keen interest in the Finer things of life . . . was graduated by Williams College in 1941 and had served with the Navy long enough to make an alnav while at Harvard. SOL LOUIS FREEDMAN . . . ensign . . . so quiet and unassuming that you'd never know he was a leading tennis player in the Big Ten while picking up two degrees at the University of Chicago . . . was a sta- tistician For the OHice of Price Administration before Harvard . . . home is Chicago. JAMES WILLIAM FREEMAN . . . ensign . . . dignified, a family man with two children . . . played billiards at noon after chow . . . received his LLB. degree from Franklin University . . . was formerly attorney for a manufacturer's trade association in Columbus, Ohio. NIIK V MAM URL: eA- IIN um ult's Gonna Be Yoah'SeNot Mahn!" GEORGE F. FUNK . . . ensign . . . a practical ioker who was the bane of platoon leaders of the third platoon . . . tall, striking appearance . . . graduated from Lake Forest College ir 1938 and entered business . . . has the home town of Waukegan, lll., in common with Jack Benny. JOHN GOODRICH GAGER . . . lieut. 09h . . . one of the Few New Englanders at NTS . . . resident of Shrewsbury Mass., and graduate of Yale . . . selling DALE EDWARD FRIEDEN . . . ensign . . . a handsome, insurance cleveloped his friendly nature . . . 4.0 in curly-headed blond from Alva, Okla. . . . possesses a fascinating southern accent . . . graduated from Northwestern State College to become district man- ager of a natural gas distribution system. radio code from beforeeNavy night school. DAVID L. GALLUP, JR. . . . ensign . . . the communica- tion officer's Boswell and originator of salty scuttlebutt . . . former sports writer with the South Bend Tribune and graduate of the University of Michigan . . . would like post as ship's secretary but will settle for yeoman, 3-c. HENRY THOMAS GARVEY . . . ensign . . . a former newspaperman from Dalton, Mass. . . . Filled with boundless energy, wise cracks and a love of basket- ball . . . Marquette University is his alma mater. Frieden Garvey Freeman Gallup Fowle Freedman Funk Gager Gless Greene Gayman Gorham ELVYN EDWIN GAYMAN . . . lieut. th . . . leader of section A . . . his resonant, bass "hut, hut" will linger in the memory of the men of 7-43 . . . picked up his A.B. at Defiance College and was office super- visor for an electric utility in Columbus, Ohio . . . married with one child. WALTER GLESS . . . Iieut. 0Q . . . loved small talk over a glass of beer . . . personable, friendly, Iull of fun . . . Dartmouth graduate with masters degree from NYU's school of business administration . . . associated with National City Bank of New York prior to Navy duty. ARTHUR JOHN GNEUHS . . . ensign . . . has a frank, sharp tongue . . . loves to clown, especially while serving as right guide for the third . . . graduate of Ohlio State . . . banking was his pre-Harvard spee cia ty. JOHN E. GOBEILLE . . . ensign . . . of Elm Grove, Wis. . . graduated from Miami University tOxford, Chico in 1943 and promptly showed Up in the Navy at Harvard . . . after a bold start as platoon leader for the third and photo editor of the classbook, he took a month OH to enioy a light case of pneumonia . . . ended up in the class of 8-43. Gneuhs Gregg Gobeille Gregory ALAN EDWARD GORHAM . . . ensign . . . a most prolific precipitator of scuttlebutt until he grew self- conscious about it . . . a Navy yeoman before Harvard . . . graduated from City College of New York, did graduate work at N.Y.U., and taught high- school history. JAMES T. GREENE . . . ensign . . . a handsome lad, as anyone can plainly see, and as frolicsome as could be, AFTER his term as platoon leader . . . University of Illinois graduate from Decatur . . . formerly engaged in technical research with the U. S. Employment Service. RICHARD FINLAY GREGG . . . ensign . . . was com- mended early in his NTS career for his neat appear- ance by none other than the Officer-in-Charge . . . Gregg was in the banking business in his home city of Pittsburgh not so long ago . . . University of Pitts- burgh graduate with advanced study at the Wharton School of Finance. ARTHUR JOHN GREGORY . . . ensign . . . entertained the third platoon . . . was once known to forget his own name . . . graduated from Macalester College and attended law school at the University of Kansas City . a Kansas City auditor and accountant by trade. JOHN FRED GRESHAM . . . ensign . . . minded his own business and handled it very well . came to Hare vard from Warren, Ark., where he was district mar.- ager of 6 natural gas distribution system . . . B.A. from Louisiana Polytechnic Institute. DENNIS GRIBETZ. . ensign . better known as Mr Electronics . a whiz at radio engineering Phi Beta Kappa graduated cum laude by City College of New York formerly assistant manager of a wholesale Firm in the Bronx. JOHN DEVENS GUST .ensign. .a perfectionist who makes a habit of being good at everything he at- tempts . 9.5, married, from Phoenix, Ariz. .. . holds A.E. and LLB. from Stanford University . . . lioined the Navy before he got a chance to practice aw. JOHN STREID GUTHRIE . ensign . . . an excellent student with high ideals and a winning smile . . 98 and married. yearling Joan is the master of his house . . . from Lexington, HI. ., graduate of Illinois State Normal, John was a teacher before NTS. Gresham Ham Hardy JOHN EDWARD HAM. can play basket- ball with the same reckless abandon of his school days . . . a product of Portland, Maine . . . 3.5., . ensign . . Western State Teachers College, 38. .formerly taught high school and coached .has an eastern accent you can cut with a knife BENJAMIN SHANDS HARDY. . ensign . . . easy- going southern gentleman from iSOid, Miss . has a shrill cackling laugh that is most fascinating . .. graduate of Delta State, class of 36 . a good radio code man and formerly communications instructor for the U. 5. Army Air Corps. ROBERT FORBES HARKINS . . . ensign. siight, ruddy, intense . . . worked hard at everything he did, including his regular stint with the famous9 squash and handball detdi . Lafayette College grad, Har- kins was merchandising manager of a large retail store in Ohio . . .BaId-Cynwyd, Pa. ., is home. CLARENCE JAMES HARLEY. lieut. 0gp. .dn early casualty. . fractured an ankle in gym and atiently crutched around the Yard for weeks theredt ter . . . from Chippewa Falls in Wisconsm. graduated from Eau Claire State Teachers Coll ege . . . formerly automobile sales manager and radio instructor for Army Ir Corps. Gust Guthrie Harkins Harley J. N. Hartley Harnett Harrington R. C. Hartley JAMES BENEDICT HARNETT . . . ensign . . . has a twinkle in is eye and is one of the friendliest Joes in the company . . . constantly regaled the third platoon with his outlandish humor . . . he's a bachelor from Jersey City . . . graduated from St. Peter's College and did secretarial work before becoming a Navy communicator. JOHN HENRY HARRINGTON . . . ensign . . . possesses a perpetual good nature . . . gripes frequently for the sheer delight of it . . . geniai John was once a G-Man oi the F.B.I., but he won't talk about it for the record . . . from Wilkes-Earre, Pd., he received his degree from near-by University of Scranton. DICK HARRIS, JR. . . s ensign . . . graduated from Okid- homd A. 8t M.'s commerce school in 1935 . . . be- came an administrative assistant and auditor with the Oklahoma Tax Commission . . . Dick is not a ballroom smoothy but a genuine gentleman. RAY EARL HARTER . . . ensign . . . from Towson, Md. . . taught French in Baltimore . . . includes several languages in his repertoire and hopes to use them in the service . . . married and has a baby girl . . . Johns Hopkirs University is his alma mater. Harris Hartwig JAMES NELSON HARTLEY . . . ensign . . . graduate of Grove City College . . . an auditor from Dormont, Pa. . . . husband and father . . . blond and mus- tached . . . quiet member of the fourth platoon. ROBERT CHARLES HARTLEY . . . ensign . . . delightful voice and pleasing personality . . . from American Falls, Idaho to an erWn at Harvard via a yeomanship under Commander, stern Sea Frontier . . . Uni- versity of Idaho graduate, teacher of commercial studies . single and very, very eligible. CHESTER WENDELL HARTWIG . . . ensign . . . from Madison, Wis., where he was graduated by the University of Wisconsin in 1941 . . . spent two years as labor market analyst for the U. S. Employment Service . one of those lucky fellows with a First-deck billet. ROLF NORDAHL BRUN HAUGEN . . . ensign . . . gives Portland, Maine, as his address but he is really 6 Scanddndvidn from Minneapolis . . . B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., Harvard . . . Phi Beta Kappa . . . one-time public administration instructor at Wel- lesley . . . married and has one son . . . an aIl-round good fellow. JAMES B. HEATON . . . ensign . . . led the Fourth platoon in its days in company Fox . . . came here fresh from Great Lakes thave you heard about his last day there'D . . . short of stature but Fleet of foot . . . captaine the fourth's basketball team . . . married . . . Uni- versity oflndiana grad . . . accountant with telephone company in Indianapolis. EDWARD SHELLY HINER . . . ensign . . . part of that windy contingent that breezed in from Tucson, Ariz., indoctrination . . . he,s from Missouri! . . . Rus - ville, to be speciFic . . . graduate of State Teachers College at Maryville, did graduate work at University of Missouri . . . school administrator and athletic coach . . . d good kid and clever athlete. ALBERT EUGENE HOLCOMB . . . ensign . . . cruised along on an even keel, leaving a host of friends in his wake . . . thorough, deliberate . . . AI is a family man from Ottumwa, Iowa . . . holds AB. and M.A. degrees from the University of lows and was a teacher before coming to NTS. EARL O. HOMAN . . . Iieut. Ggh . . . tall, lean, tough, Iedthery-faced gent from Caipinteria, Calit., who wouldn't take no sass from nobody . . . graduate of Santa Barbara State, '37, and a former lubrication engineer . . . married and has one child. Heaton Hiner Horldcher Hutchinson MARTIN ROBERT HORLACHER . . . ensign . . . hails from State College, Pennsylvania, where he acquired Penn State as an alma mater . . . he is married and be- fore receiving his commission in the Navy was pro- duction supervisor For the Glenn L. Martin company. HAROLD LIVINGSTON HUTCHINSON . . . ensign . one of the Arizona acrobats . . . from Denver and a graduate of the University of Colorado, class of ,34 . . . in industrial banking . . . married with one son . . . remembered by the boys in Middle Grays for nightly "blinker" practice and aid on radio circuits and the like. JOHN L. INGRAM . . . ensign . . . assistant company commander . . . of the cadence with a whistle . . . a Los Angeles boy who went north to varsity in foot- ball at the University of California . . . has an attrac- tive wife . . . Jack was an enlisted radioman at Los Alamitos Naval Air Station prior to Harvard. ROBERT EDWIN JEWETT . . . ensign . . . an intellectual from Columbus, Ohio . . . where he was an instruc- tor at Ohio State University . . . holds BS. and M.A. degrees frocrin OSU and is on his way to a doctorate . mame . Holcomb Homan Ingram Jewett L. F. Johnson L. M. Johnson Justis Kelley LELAND F. JOHNSON . . . lieut. th . . . used to mow the grass at 2504 Webster in Fort Wayne, Ind. . . a University of Indiana graduate, he taught commercial sufiects following graduate study at the University of lCng. LESLIE MACON JOHNSON . . . ensign . . . drummer and drum-bearer twiih d smilet for the company during steaming July parade drills . . . from Ariton, Ala. . . University of Alabama graduate and former high school science teacher . . . more recently chemist and spectroscopist with Reynolds Metals company. LEWIS ROWELL JOHNSON . . . ensign . . . "third squad all present or accounted for, sir" . . . recently em- barked on the matrimonial sea . . . from Franklin, N. Y. and the class of ,41 at Cornell University . . . was inspection layout men for Bendix Aviation corporation B. H. tbefore Harvardl HOMER DANIEL JONES, JR. . . . ensign . . . was Mr. Jones, instructor of Naval Ad. during July . . . ioined the company as Uhendsome Dar." on August 1 . . . a clean-cutchdpfrom Oak Park, Ill. . . . AB. from Wash- ington and Lee University . . . attended Hays School of Fuel Engineering before becoming a combustion engineer . . . indoctrindted at Dartmouth . . . be- came the father of a boy during company Charlie month. L. R. Johnson D. Kelly Jones J. H. Kelly GUY R. JUSTIS, JR. . . . :ieut. 090 . . . played admiral in the fourth's clever skit for a smoker . . . from Denver with A8. from University of Denver and graduate work at University of Chicago . . . was supervisor of Field services, Colorado State Departmenl of Public Wel- Eare . i1.Arizona indoctrination and a iovial fellow orsoot . DEWITT MURDEY KELLEY . . . ensign . . . boomed commands as the Fourth's platoon leader . . . an ardent camera fan from Mendota, IH. . . . married . . . University of Chicago, 1939 . . . was in charge of civilian personnel in a War Department oHice . "a heHava Fine fella.n DOUGLAS KELLY, JR. . . . ensign . . . from New Or- leans and its Tulane University . . . shipped as a deck- hand on 6 Norwegian freighter during the summer of 1936 . . . successful nitrate salesman with Barrett Division, Allied Chemical 8i Dye Corp . . . married . . young "Mr. Dee" is two and one-half. JULIAN HOWARD KELLY . . . ensign . . t Warrentoen' Va., 5th . . . B.C.S. and M.CtS. from Southeastern University tWashington, D. CJ .dccountant by vocation . . . ufell in" for formations between long distance calls to a young miss in Washington. GEORGE JOHN KINNEY . . . ensign . . . recommends Chelsea duty . . . left the old homestead at Amery, Wis., to pick up his degree at Wisconsin State Teachers College at River Falls . . . did graduate work at Purdue while teaching at Versailles, Ind. . . . mustering petty officer of the Fourth. ROGER MANN KIRK, JR. . . . ensign . . . throws a mean acorn sask the Axt . . . from Chicago . . . married . . . graduated by University of Illinois, class of 1940 . a cost accountant and internal auditor. GEORGE ALEXANDER KIRSHBAUM . . . ensign . . . says he's from North Hollywood, Calif., but is originally from New Jersey . . . after his turn as platoon leader, the boys agreed he would never need a mega- phone . . . 5.5. in economics, University of Penn- sylvania, '39 . . . an insurance broker and persistent pipensmoker . . . "Hey, so and so, you're out of step. ROBERT I. KNIGHT . . . Iieut. 09f . . another Missourian, whose home is at Kirksville . . . was indoctrinated at Tucson, Ariz. . . . A.B. from William Jewell College . . . peace-time vocation is selling . . . a husband and father . . . led the Fourth like an old hand. JOHN WALTER KNISELEY . . . ensign . . . fun-Ioving John from Norman, Okla. . . . graduate of the Uni- versity of Oklahoma . . . was formerly assistant gen- eral manager of a theater chain . . . another of the Tucson boys. FREDERICK VINCENT KNOX, SR. . . . ensign . . . is married and has a iunior . . . graduated from Mt. St. Mary's in 1940 . . . from Baltimore and the Bethle- hem Steel Co. . . . no relation to Frank . . . second squad leader . . . those who would break through formation, beware his step! EUGENE HAROLD KONE . . . ensign . . . willing, capable, dependable . . . graduated from Yale in 1941 and became director of the Yale University News Bureau . . . editor of Scuttlebutt for the Har- vard Service News . . . married and has one boy . . . home is New Haven . . . a real publicity man. PETER KRAUSZER . . . ensign . . . the fourth's right guide from New Brunswick, N. J. . . . with noble concern lest his shipmates have cold feet . . . mar- ried . . . 35., University of Pennsylvania, 1940 . . . a teacher of high school English. Kinney Kirk Kirshbaum Knight Kniseley Knox Kone Krauszer Fomth row: MacDonald, Mame, Mann, Moore, Mangis, Mans, Mills, Muller Third row: Mclnemey, McManux, Mo Kean, Lcuvanwmth, Lodge, M. Miller, Melzendarf Second raw: McMullan, McMmra ,chy, Love, Muchell Near Pint row: Moniwn, Lewitt, J. Mil er, McCraw. Marks, Livermore 722 ??olicjome 72ft4 . Mix Five teachers, a like number of accountants, three attorneys, and 16 men experienced in a dozen or so other Fields, ranging in age from 21 through 31, all but three of them married, hailing From 15 states of the union, with names running from Leavenworth through Near, and you have a Fair idea of what the Navy quarantined as the Frolicsome Fifth of Class 7-43. Facing indoctrination 30 men strong, the platoon came down to a lighting trim of Q9, suller- ing tour casualties and receiving three reinforce- ments while engaged in the Battle of Harvard Square. Characteristically ours are: The day we drew the company,s applause For our drill in Memorial Hall . . . the congratulatory telegram to the platoonls only bridegroom . . . and the unit's smoker skit of its idea of captainls inspection. tTopt For Hek a JoHy Good Fellow! leiddleh Regimental Review. tBottoml Radio Engi- neering. Fourth row: O'Brien, Nicklt'x, Parr, Rcbck, Oglesbzl, Parks, Pierson. Roichart, Nmrman Third 10w: Pitcher, Osmun, Renz, Prusintr. Nurthcroxs, Rinker, Nouns, Ostemlorjf Second row: Parnell, Peterson, Patterson, Robins, Parker, Radkay, Nmman, Reeves First row: Nomirawsky, Nichols, Pearce, Risler, Richards, Recht, Resnik 722 .Qeafdzini EMA . The 34 amiable men of the Sixth Platoonwwell represented the various parts of the countryeso much so that the Civil War was constantly retought, with the Southern boys detinitely establishinglthat Shermank march through Georgia was a tactical retreat. Several of the boys had previous naval experience which, of course, upheld the military bearing of the Sixth to enable them to win the plaudits of Lt, Qgt Hagg, drill instructorl?! With the quiet and reserved personality of Rebek and the carefree and hilarious attitude of Prusiner, the Sixth enioyed the daily routine of Hnow do you hear there," drilling, and the wonderful Gm bat Food at the Union to make Up an all too short period of instruction at Harvard. t 00m The Gods Unbend. tMid. dlet Regimental Ball. tBottomt A Smart Looking Company! Fourth row: Russanielln, Staley, SOPBT, Sachllcbcn Stsphens, Spears, Sprout Third raw: Scott, Stobbins, Schwarz, Simonini, Simmer. Sherman, Stcnberg Srcond raw: D. Taylor, Shandy. Roush,Smith, Stobaugh, Severus First row: Schaefer, Simsan, Stimmel, J. Taylor, Sirriue 722 .QOZMK .geuen fA . The solid seventh! A group of lawyers, accountants, college and high school instructors, musicians, architects and engineers From all over these United States, clad in the blue of the United States Naval Reserve, gathered together at NdvTraScol, Harvard, For Ulndoctrination and Communications." Despite whatever che uniform of the clayn might have been . . . despite the departure of Louis RussonieHo and Rinaldo Simonini tor amphibious duty . . . the departure of Jack Sherman and Dick Strasser for DE. training . . . the detachment of Lowell Somsel and Anthony Sucher to the class of 8-43 because of illness . . . the embarkation on the sea of matrimony by Strasser and Toby Silverstein . . . and the selection of our amiable, doubIe-talking platoon leader, Ben Stephens, tor P.T. boat duty . . . we were always able to reply HAII Present or Accounted For." Regimental Smoker. Carter and Sinine Give Out Rosita Royce Schaeffer and Chorus at With the Music. That's Weilepp's Bald Pate! the Smoker's Girlie Girlie Show. Fourth row: I'an Nappen, Wcstphcling, Weilepp, T. Woodward, Whittcmare, Il'cstrrnlan, Urbatsch Third row: Tomb, Vomierlage, Whitney, F. Turner, Wilson, Van Alum, W. Thompxon Srcond 10w: Van Vooihz's, Turmuil, Trenkle, Thomas, Wrmm, D. Turner, A. Woodward First row: West, V. Thompson, Tubbs,Zemlin, Whitaker, Washburn, Weiss fecal tu'c i574 M O The Eccentric Eighth Platoon holds the honor of having once been the largest platoon in the company. This came about when the C-VOO oHicers were with the platoon during the First month the company was here for indoctrination. These officers were present for only one month and num- bered a quarter of a hundred, all in addition to the regular platoon members. The Eighth had a Fine spirit of fellowship and tun. Every otticer in the group took his turn at being "ploon" leader, serving in the color guard or helping with colors. The platoon also held the uhonor" CD of holding up the rear of almost every Formation, marching last to most of the classes and Go hear them tell i0 last to chow, pay, turn in riFles, draw iinen and books . . . but FIRST on the watchbill . . . yet not a man would have traded for any other spot in the company.l Eagle Eye Inspection. Study Hours! Kuchel Kuhn Lange Larson ELDRED RUSSEL KUCHEL . . . ensign . . . from King- sley in the corn-fed state . . . received his A.B. an MA. from the University of Iowa . . . was a teacher of hsocial studies . . . doubtless practices push-ups nig ty. WALLACE ELLSWORTH KUHN . . . ensign . . . is another of the numerous ex-teachers . . . from Ship- pensburg, Pa. where he obtained his 8.5. degree at the State Teachers College . . . did graduate work at Penn-State . . . a camera fan . . . married with two children. JOHN LESLIE LANDGRAF . . . ensign . . . the af- fable anthropologist who used to live in the Far East . . . will long be remembered as the striker who hoisted Dog Baker . . . John picked up his A8. at Pomona College in 1937, did graduate work at Colum- bia and became an instructor at M.I.T. . . . married 6 Cambridge girl this fall. WALDO KENT LANDIS . . . ensign . . . tall, dark, handsome and ruddy . . . grew a mustache but the boys knew he wasn't Clark Gable . . . B.S., Ohio State University, 1938 . . . from Columbus where he was a supervising industrial engineer . . . married aaclldthe outstanding father of the company with three CI ren. Landgraf Landis Larue Lathrop BERNARD ALEXANDER LANGE . . . ensign . . . from Florissant, Mo.. .received his degree in archi- tecture from Washington University . . . was a marine engineer snot a Mdrinei . . . single, and busy all fall . . . painting is his evocation. RAYMOND WESLEY LARSON . . . ensign . . . a con- tribution ofWisconsin . . . from Colfax in thetbadger" state . . . University of Wisconsin, class of 49 . . . was inspector of powder and explosives in a munitions plant before coming to NTS, Harvard . . . included some rugged duty at Chelsea. STANLEY BARTON LARUE . . . ensign . . . boasts a brushy mustache . . . from sunny California . . . Los Angeles, of course . . University of Southern Cali- fornia, 1940 . . . a certified public accountant. interested in color photography . married and has one daughter. CHARLES FREDERIC LATHROP, JR. . ens ign . . was the First man of 7- 43 to polish the front OFF his brass belt buckle . . . a Detroit lad. graduate of Al- bion College . . . formerly sales representative for Detroit Edison Co. . . . married. 0 ROBERT WING LEAVENWORTH . . . ensign . . . of the Fifth platoon . . . AB. and LL.B. from Duke Uri- versity . . . efficiency engineer and casualty claims insurance adiuster . . . home is North Haven, Conn. . was met each noon and evening by his attractive, . hlond wife. LEWIS H. LEVY, JR. . . . ensign . . . likable Levy from New Or'eans . . . egree in chemistry from Louisiana State University, 1939 . . . married . . . a sharp- wittecl fellow responsible for some of the funnier remarks heard both in and out of ranks. RICHARD HAIG LEWITT . . . ensign . . . climbed the steep hill to higher education at Denison University . received his AB. in 1941 . . . hails from De- troit and is a former personnel and employment spe- cia ist. HARRY A. LIVERMORE, JR. . . . ensign . . . a wiry little physical specimen better known as "Muscles" . . product of Grinnell College, '38, and a former accountant for A. T. 8i T. . married and has two children . . . calls Maplewood, N. J. home. Strength Test HOWARD THOMAS LODGE, JR. . . . ensign . . . don't let the aristocratic handle throw you,- he's one of the boys, too . . . an ex-banker and Philadelphia "lib- eraln . . . graduate of Haverford College, '36, and comes from Rosemont, Pa. CLAUDE E. LOVE . . . ensign . . . an Oklahoma City lawyer . . . graduate of the College of the Ozarks with his law degree from Northwestern University . can type 90 words a minute but talks faster . . . in a room ubull session," Love holds the Floor with a tremendous Filibuster but his roomies hamstring him with parliamentary rules. WILLIAM CORBETT MAAS . . . ensign . . . slim, angu- lar . . . Bill graduated from Bowling Green State Uni- versity, taught high school for a time and then became a division manager for Sears, Roebuck 8t Co. . . . next to Sears, Roebuck he loves his wife and baby daughter . . . Toledo, Ohio is home. WILLIAM HENDERSON MacDONALD . . . ensign . sage of Matthews 5-59 . . . from Hubbard, Ohio . . . graduate of Youngstown University, class of1935 . . . a former high-school teacher. Leavenworth Levy Lewitt Livermore Lodge Love Maas MacDonald Mann McMullan Mangis McKean WENDELL R. MANGIS . . . ensign . . . was for six years a practicing attorney in Chicago before encouniering the suave representative of Naval Officer Procurement . . . LLB. from Chicago-Kent College of Law . . . attended Northwestern and Loyola Universities in Chicago. THOMAS C. MANN . . . ensign . . . an accountant . . . graduate of University of California . . . mar- ried and boasts one offspring . . . came East from Stockton, California, where he used to hit a helluva tot of tennis baIISeand hard! GORDON E. MARKS . . . ensign . . . section leader of section B and a most capable leader in military drill . a southerner from Knoxville and possessing bound- less energy despite his slow talk . . . grad of the University of Richmond in '33 . . . married and has one son . . . business manager of the classbook . . . formerly vice president of a bank in Knoxville. JOHN LEWIS McCRAW . . . ensign . . . a family man from Sayre, Okla. . . . graduate oFOkiahoma A. 8i M., class of 1940 . . . formerly employed by the U. S. Department of Agriculture at Oklahoma City. McCraw Meiia Marks McMurray KENNETH RAYMOND McKEAN . . . ensign . . . way back in 1935 Ohio University turned him out into a nore-too-prosperous world to become an accountant . . . which he did successfully . . . he's from Paines- ville, Ohio . . . married and has one child . . . was one-time platoon leader of the Fifth. STEWART JOHN McMULLAN . . . ensign . . . got a degree in business administration at Duquesne Uni- versity and followed Up by becoming a public ac- countant . . . married and fathers one child . . . comes from Pittsburgh. EDWARD JOSEPH McMURRAY . . . ensign . . . one of the live wires of Middle Grays . . . this Irishman us- ually had as much as any two other men at company smokers . . . from Philadelphia, he holds B.C.S. and M.C.S. degrees from Columbus University tD. CJ . . . was an assisiart Financial examiner, U. S. Securi- ties 8t Exchange Commission. JAMES ALOYSIUS MELIA . . . ensign . . . a barrister who learned how at Fordham Uriversiiy, receiving his "AB. and LLB. there . . . married . . . hails from Bogaia, N. J. THEODORE NATHANIEL METZENDORF . . . ensign . . . has escaped marriage so far but has tots of time . . . hets only 21 . . . graduate of New York University, class of '42 . . . a former accountant . calls Perth Amboy, N. J., home. JOHN COCHRAN MILLER . . . ensign . . . an educator from Mooresville, N. C. . . . graduated from Erskine College in 1938 05 year after Nick Nicklest . . . married and has one chi.d . . . John endured the humor of Clark and Stimmel in Matthews N-7. MINOR J. MILLER . . . Iieut. th . . . from Prescott, Wis. . . . was graduated by the University of Minnesota in 1936 with a B.B.A. . . . was an accountant prior to the Navy . . . loves guns . . still single Gas of publication datel LEONE E. MILLS . . . ensigr . . . d former high school principal in North Muskegon, Mich. . . . graduate of Western Michigan College of Education, '38, and did grjduate work at the University of Michigan . . . marrle . J. C. Miller Moore Metzendorf Mitchell VIRDEN MARSHALL MITCHELL . . . ensign . . . was an RT Q-c before Harvard, and a high school teacher from Ocean View, Del., before that . . . graduate of Lynchburg College, '35, and attended the Uni- versity of Delaware . . . married and has two children 1 . a proficient "ham" operator who asked many pro- found questions in radio engineering. ROBERT G. MOORE . . . ensign . . . the Flag bag kid from San Fernando, Calif. . . . hoisted himself a 4.0 in Visual Comm. even if he did remark, "We don't understand your signal back here, sir!" . . . once sold insurance . . . graduate of Santa Barbara State Col- lege, '38, and attended the University of Hawaii. ROBERT EDWARD MORRISON . . . ensign . . . with the perspective gained from work in advertising, Bob lifted morale through exposing the funny side of absurd situations . . . from Brooklyn, he is d graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Penn- sylvania. DAVID GEORGE MORSE, JR. . . . ensign . . . a chemist from Wilmirgton, Delaware and the Villanova College, class of 1941 . . . one of the more "communicative" of that rapidly diminishing minority, the unmarried men of the class of 7-43. M. J. Miller Mills Morrison Morse Nemirowsky i Muller Nants Newman FRANK BERNHARDT MULLER, JR. . . . ensign . . . is rather happy about listing "one wife, one kid" . . . an ex-news editor from Liberty, N Y . . graduate of Syracuse University, A.B., 1938. J. STANLEY NANIS, JR. . . . ensign . . . lived in Wiggles- worth Hall as a Harvard undergraduate not so long ago . . . graduated in 1939, did graduate work in architecture at Princeton . . . from St. Louis . . . one of the solidest of our colleagues. I RANDAL WILLIAM NEAR . . . ensign . . . from Columbus, hio . . . musician and orchestra director in public school of that city . . . BS. from Capital Uni- versity and MA. from O. S. U. . . . given to scoring IF'lor small instrumental group while shaving in the early ours. RICHARD LEO NEENAN . . . ensign . . . a personable young man from Cedar Rapids, Iowa . . . graduated by St. Louis University in 1939 . . . accountant, ex- storekeeper 3-c, one of the participants in the per- petual stampede on top deck, Center Grays. ALBERT LOUIS NEMIROWSKY . . . ensign . . . switched the usual order by winning his LL.B. in 1937 and his AB. in 1940, the former from DePdul Law School and the letter from Northwestern University . . . manu- facturer . . . single . . . from Chicago. GEORGE FRANCIS NEWMAN . . . ensign . . . a Missis- sippian from McComb with a reai southern accent . . . 8.5., Mississippi State College, 1939 . . . was em- ployed as an accountant before becoming d communica- tor for the Navy . . . married and father of one child. ROBERT BRUCE NICHOLS. . . ensign . . . a Grinnell Col- lege graduate, class of '39 . . . engaged in the insur- ance business . . . has a wife ard child to show for his post-college and pre-NTS, Harvard days . . . from Portland, Ore. GEORGE N. NICKLES . . . ensign . . t From Rock Hill, SC. . . graduate of Erskine College, '37 . . . a textile chemist . . . constant companion and roommate of Oklahoma's Harris . . . Nick's son is growing so fast he will soon be ready For collegeebut it won't be Harvard! - JOHN J. NOONE, JR. Iieut. 093 . of the sixth platoon . . . comes from nearby Lynn, Mass . . A.B., St. Anselm COIIege, 3,8 M..,S Cathoic Uni- versity hWashington, D. C3 . married. . a social worker. WILSON JAMES NORTHCROSS, JR. smooth-looking redhead squash .graduate of from Memphis, nouncer . . . . ensign . . . plays a snappy game of Davidson College, '39 Tenn. . . . used to be a radio dn- married and father of one son. LARRY WADDING O'BRIEN . . . ensign . . . did an ex- cellent iob as welfare and recreation officer for the company . . . from Lee's Summit, M0,, "OE" gradu- ated from Rockhurst College in Kansas City . . . former carpenter's mate, 3-c . . . construction fore- man and cattleman before the Navy . . . single . . . never stayed in one spot long enough to be caught. DAVID ERVIN OGLESBY, JR.. . ensign . . . another southanah, brothah from Farmville, N. C. graduated from the University of North Carolina in 38 and promptly became an accountant. . married and proud possessor of one offspring . . . a good spiker in a volleyball game. Northcross Ostendorff ll" "Bend On the Colors" ROBERT ELWIN OSMUN . . . ensign . . . an insurance salesman from Milwaukee . . . graduate of the Uni- versity of Wisconsin, class of '40 . . .slept peacefully on after reveille each morn . . . rising iust in time to shave in two minutes Flat and make chow. E. M. OSTENDORFF . . . ensign . . . red hair and a mis- chevious nature are valuable to his personality . . . garnered his degree from the College of Charleston, C., where he was subsequently employed as a civilian with the Navy Bureau of Yards and Docks. CHARLES FREDERICK PARKER, ..JR . ensign . . . pride of Middleville, Mich .A. B. and MA. from University of Michigan . . . a public. personnel administrator who has held responsible positions in federal agencies, including OPA, OEM, and Office of Co-ordinator of Inter-American Affairs. WILLIAM ROBERT PARKS . . . ensign . . . a gentleman, quiet and amiable . . . A.B. from Bered CKyJ College and M.A. from University of Kentucky before employ- ment in public administration research For U. 5. Depart- mentongriculture . . . from Arlington, Va. O'Brien Oglesby Parker Parks Pa rr Patterson Pierson Pitcher JOHN FRANCIS PARR . . . iieut. 091 . . . handsome, smooth, single and 28 twatch out, girIsD . . . college instructor from Detroit . . . graduate of Georgetown University in 1939 . . . bolted from Grays iust in time to make formation for chow. CHARLES J. PATTERSON . . . ensign . . . thought damn ydnkee was one word until arriving at Harvard . . . hails from Harrodsburg, Ky. . . . graduate of Duke in 1941 . . . was associated with U. S. Public Health Service pre-Harvard . . . known as detn to every- one and knew almost everyone in the company. WILLIAM GORDON PEARCE . . . ensign . . . from the South . . . an accountant and family man from Birmingham, Ala. . . . Q6 . received his 3.5. in business administration from the University of Ten- nessee. IRVIN L. PETERSON . . . ensigr . . . a powerhouse at 23 . . . formerly d professional baseball player with Sacramento in the Pacific Coast League . . . was an athletic director before Harvard . . . from Fremont, Neb. . . . AB, in 1940 from Midland College. Pearce Peterson Prina Prusiner LEROY RICHARD PIERSON . . . ensign . . . comes from Woodburn, Oregon . . . another athlete and ath- letic director . . . went to Pacific College where he became a bachelor of arts in 1940 . . . married and has one child. LETB PITCHER . . . ensign . . . was once engaged in the manufacture and sales of telephone equipment . from Dixon, Ill., he attended Illinois Wesleyan University, obtaining his BS. degree in 1937 . . . married and 9.9. WILLIAM JOSEPH PRINA . . . ensign . . . from North Bergen in Jersey, just across the Hudson from New ork . . . an accountant and bright man with a 8.5. from Johns Hopkins . . . those who know say he's a man of the world and a future foreign commerce specialist. LAWRENCE A. PRUSINER . . . Iieut. C91 . . . student of the sixth platoon . . . an Iowan horn Des Moines . . graduate of Iowa State with an advanced degree irLIarchitecture from Harvard . . . conscientious, cap- 6 e. ROBERT R. RADKAY . . . ensign . . . one of the few men in the company who calls Boston home . . . business administration graduate of Boston University . a production foreman. ; FRANK RUDOLPH REBEK . . . ensign . . . a product of Elmhurst, HI. and Carroll College . . . formerly a personnel administrator . . . 24 . . . a strong iaw and a bold nature . . . single and the girls know it. SIDNEY RECHT . . . ensign . . . secured a 3.5. from C.C.N.Y. and did a postgraduate stretch at Virginia Polytechnic Institute which made him a chemist of some repute . . . a New York boy, former process inspector with the War Department . . . his omnipresent brief case gives him an air of mysteryesome say he carries a false beard in it. CARL GLEN REEVES . . . ensign . . . an all right guy from Alabam! . . . Robert E. Lee Avenue in Mobile to be exact . . . Q8 and married . an accountant . . . graduate of Howard College, class of '38 . . . held the Fort in Matthews 5-54. Radkay Reichart JAMES H. REICHART, JR. . . . ensign . . . of the facile pen, the glib wit and the sonorous voice . . . a verse- tile lad was Jack Muncie, lndfs gift to the Navy and 7-43'5 classbook and smokers . . . graduate of Ball State Teachers College . . . an erstwhile factory manager and commercial artist, not to mention a tour of duty as MC and vocalist with various dance bands. PETER OSEPH REILLY . . . Iieut. Cigt . . . became a ig an a father in the same week, a record for excitement . one of the few caught by an AINav while train- ing here . . . from the Bronx, N Y . . . graduate of St. Joseph's College and a former deputy collector for the Bureau of Internal Revenue. WILLIAM EUGENE RENZ . . . ensign . . . was one of a small group of 7-43 men who were billeted in North Stoughton until Company Baker month . . . a Chicago boy and tabulating department supervisor in the windy city before Harvard . . . 8.8., Northwestern Uni- versity, 1938. SIDNEY RESNIK . . . ensign . . . waddled along in the rear rank of the sixth platoon . . . Sid received his AB. in olitical science from the University of Chi- cago in is home city . . . worked as a civilian em- ployee of the U. 5. Army Signal Corps before the Navy. Reeves Resnik Risier Sachtieben Richards Russoniello RUSSELL FAYETTE RICHARDS . . . ensign . . . one of the sons of Illini with two sheepskins 03.5. and M.SJ . taught for a while at the University of Illinois and then became a rural rehabilitation supervisor with the Federal Farm Security Administration . . . Q6 husband and father . . . plenty sharp. GEORGE ALLEN RISLER . . . ensign . . . another lawyer but good . . . bothered by 6 Rip Var Winkle complex . . . claims to have slept through his child- hood in Highidnd Park, III., a law degree at DePaui University and the current course in radio engineering, except for slight lapses of wakefulness to indulge in inimitable mimicry. MORTON ROBINS . . . ensign . . . from Pittsburgh . . . secured his 3.5. in Education from State Teachers College at Slippery Rock, P6,, and later attended the Uriversity of Pittsburgh . . . 26 . . . married . . . a former high school teacher. jACK DAYTON ROUSH . . . ensign . . . hails from Carr Iisle, Pa., where he was business education teacher in the senior high schooi . . . received his degree from State Teachers College at Indiana, Pa. . . . d typist par excellence and a Fine oHicer to have aboard. Robins SchaeHer Roush Schwartz LOUIS VINCENT RUSSONIELLO . . . ensign . . . writes bank to the folks in Scranton, Pd. . . . but is very much at home in Cambridge and Boston, having re- ceived his degree in architecture over at ...... one of the six or more architects in the class of 7-43 . d sincere, conscientious worker. ARTHUR G. SACHTLEBEN . . . emigr. . . . invaded New England once before when he picked Up his A.B. at Williams College . . . he's a "ioiseyite" from Teaneck, N. J. . . . an ex-bond trader with Riter 8i Co. of Wall Street . . . a man of very regular habits . . . a headmaster from way back. J. PETER SCHAEFFER . . . ensign . . . of New York City, the Dartmouth class of 1938, and the J. Walter Thomp- son Co. . . . an advertising account executive . . . distinguished by his Cholly Knickerbocker manner, his sun-tan fetish, and an irreprsesible yen for fancy tailor- ing . . . served for a time as platoon leader of the seventh. CARL OLSON SCHWARTZ . . . ensign . . . a pharmacist from Kalamazoo in the wolverine state . . . graduate of the University of Grand Rapids . . . 24 . . . mar- ried . . . star performer for the seventh platoon's basketball aggregation. WILLIAM COLEMAN SCOTT . . . ensign . . . is a true southern gentleman from Richmond, Va. . . . but an old "Tar Heel" from the University of North Carolina . . . 29 and married . . . formerly an insurance claims adiuster. WILLIAM EDWARD SEVERNS . . . ensign . . . a cheerful, likable gent from Kansas City, Mo. . . . affectionately knOWn among his shipmates as "Curly" . . . . ., Misslouri University, 37 . . . a banker, 30, and Sing e. JOHN H. SHERMAN . . . ensign . . . an erstwhile pur- chasing agent who hails from Grosse Pointe, Mich. . . . 28, married . . . received his AB. at Ohio University . . . an easy-going regular guy. TOBY EDWIN SILVERSTEIN . . . ensign . . . versed in the penalties listed in Navy "Regs" . . . from Phila- delphia, Toby holds AB. and M.A. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania . . . served a stretch as pharmacisfs mate . . . took unto himself a lovely wife while at NTS, Harvard, and found it made Cambridge more bearable. Severns Simson Scott Simonini "Now This Is a Very Simple Circuit!" RINALDO C. SIMONINI . . . ensign; . . a cledn-cut iel- low, one of the youngest and most talented of the class . degree from Johns Hopkins in his home town of Baltimore . . . 91, single . . . his piano was one of the main supports of the NTS band. THEODORE RICHARD SIMSON . . . ensign . . . the com- pany clown and a iolly good Fellow . . . one of the many accountants Figuring out Flag hoists instead of tax reports . . . early attracted attention as a man who can go on the double and waddle at the same time . . . graduate of OSU in his home town of Columbus, Ohio . . . proud of his 26 years, his wife and yearling daughter. PHILIP M. SIRRINE . . . ensign . . . a clerinet-tootin' lad who did a lot for the NTS Swing Band . . . claims Grand Rapids, Mich., as his home . . . A.B., Albion College, 1940 . . . a public school music teacher . . . a diminutive charge of. dynamite . . . with his pep he could have Finished the course in three months. GUY EDWARD SMITH . . . lieut. Qgi . . . Yuma, Ariz.'s only representative at this communications school . . . head of a high school language department prior to the Navy . . . graduate of the University of Arizona and received his M.A. at the National University of Mexico . . . a Iingutst proficient in four languages. Sherman Sirrine Smith Silverstein Spears Stenberg Soper Stebbins EARL FRANCIS SOPER . . . ensign . . . From South Glens Falls, N Y. . . . 3.5., New York University to M.S., Albany State Teachers College to NTS, Harvard stopped off en route to get married and be an ele- mentary school principal . . . says his pUpllS will write to him, but they wouldnlt know him now with that crew haircut. PAUL E. SPEARS . . . ensign . . . an accountant with his Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State College . . . from Wichita in the sunflower state . . . one of that small band of rugged souls who many times daily climbed the ladder to Fifth deck in Matthews. ROBERT H. SPROAT . . . ensign . . . something for the books since he not only comes from Cambridge but is also a Harvard man, 5.5., 1938 . . . a sprightly, bright young man, by profession a teacher, and con- versant in all things, from Tacitus to Tactics; JOHN WILLIAM STALEY . . . ensign . . . comes, by odd coincidence, from Staley, N. C., bringing with him a BS. degree from Applacian State Teachers College . . . in civilian life he was a hosiery mill executive, which sounds like good duty. Sproat Stephens Staley Stimmel CHARLES BERT STEBBINS . . . ensign . . . formerly a iunior executive engineer with General Motors . . . big man of the seventh platoon and the company color guard . . . degree from Ohio State University . . . calls Detroit home . . . a quiet gentleman who hard- ened up by tossing weights around in gym. LARS GUNNAR STENBERG . . . ensign . . . nationality unknown, but he is an Ingrid Bergman-Gundar Hagg fan, il that means anything . . . a Carnegie Tech architect, he will pass the Beta Theta Pi loving cup at the drop of a bottle cap . . . is unhappy about the 50-mile limit, which is to say, he's from New York. BEN M. STEPHENS . . . ensign . . . "Student Officer Stephens" hails loudly from the sansim city of Cam- bridge, lll., where sifories greeve the warknell on the amis . . . a basketball great ard the drackiest dribbler at the University of Iowa, where he maiored in craspinominous arnpology with emphasis on how klamles sumpornally affect diliphigus frangity usually . an industrial engineer . . . made the grade to blschoot. NORMAN STANLEY STIMMEL . . . ensign . . . from sunny California where he attended Stanford Uni- versity, wresting from them an A.B. and an LLB. . . . from thence to the practice of law, followed thereafter by the perhaps kindred propensity lor the everpresent hotfoot at NTS, Harvard his roommates recom- mend him for duty as CWO at Tierra del Fuego. ROBERT LEE STOBAUGH . . . lieut. G91 . . . a radio engineer and undeniably the right party to sit next to inacertain class of a Saturday . . . former resident of Fort Smith, Ark. . . . graduate of Arkansas Teachers College, with technical graduate study at St. Louis University . . . 31 and married. RICHARD CHARLES STRASSER . . . ensign . . . another radio engineering whiz and strictly on the bias . . . married, as of Cambridge, having spent his less glorious days in Evanston, UL, and Northwestern University s and as a teacher of geology. ANTHONY J. SUCHER . . . ensign . . . was a karto- graphic engineer in the OHice of the Geographer, State Department, Washington, before the Navy . . . from Ste. Genevieve, Mo., and a graduate of the University of Missouri . . . left us for the class of 8-43 after an extended illness. DONALD RICHARD TAYLOR . . . ensign . . . a Hoosier lad, from Indianapolis . . . strayed to Miami University for a degree in business . . . became a supervisor for RCA . . . 99, married, one child. Strasser Thomas Stobaugh J. R. Taylor JOHN REID TAYLOR . . . ensign . . . truly a brain, as his Phi Beta Kappa key will attest . . . E.S., Northwestern University; LL.B., Harvard . . . used to harg his hat in Chicago where also hung his lawyer's shingle . . . to be remembered for his grim tenacity on the dance Floor despite the maulings administered by the stag line. RICHARD ALEXANDER THOMAS, JR. . . . ensign . . quietand hardworking until chowtime . . . then always First through the door and into line . . . "Tom- mie" comes from Memphis, Tenn., where he was in the furniture busiress . . . he graduated from South- western College in Memphis in 1936 . . . enjoys good poetry. VIRGIL THOMPSON . . . Iieut. 09D . . . startled the entire eighth platoon with his amazing version of the Bronx cheer . . . from Casey, Ill. . . . an industrial arts instructor with M.A. from Ohio State University .taught at Barberton, Ohio high school . .. machinist instructor at Chanute Field, lll. . . . never could Figure out why he tackled tactics and plain dress, normal form. WILLIAM K. THOMPSON . . . ensign . . . was a tax accountant in Cleveland before entering the Navy .studied his math at Hiram College in Ohio, graduating in 1935 . . . quietest man in the eighth platoon . . . scuttlebutt had it that he talked in Five- letter groups, but the rumor proved false. Sucher Taylor V. Thompson D. R. W. K. Thompson D. A. Turner Trenkle F. C. Turner Tomb RANDALL H. TOMB . . . lKige . . . a high school teacher from Indiana, Pa., where he graduated from Indiana State Teachers College in 1936 . . . taught social studies and music . . . served for a year as CWO at the Sixth Naval District Headquarters before Harvard. WILLIAM P. TRENKLE . . . ensign . . . graduated from Kansas State College in 1939 and worked as an auditor . . . married and the father of one . . . home, Manhattan, Kan. . . . one of the "Happiness Boys," he always had a grin and a friendly word for everyone. ROBER'I KEITH TUBBS . . . ensign . . . took his turr at calling orders . . . a "legal eagle", Bob attended the Uriversity of Iowa, securing his BA. in 1937 and Juris Doctor degree in 1939 . . . from Maquoketa, Iowa, he's 28 and single . . .,no one ever won an argument from Bob, but then he s a professional at the game. GEORGE MITCHELL TURMAIL . . . ensigr . . . was better known as "Turmon" . . . ore of the original drummer boys back in those drill days . . . slapped a mean bass in the NTS Swmg Band and at company smokers . . . from Alton, lll., he secured his 3.3. and BM. from the University of Hlinois . . . became director of music at Western Military Academy in Altor. Tubbs Turmail Urbatsch Van Aken DON ANTHONY TURNER . . . ensign . . . always had a word to Fit the situation and had rather definite ideas about the food . another of the lawyers . . . graduated from the University of California and attended Georgetown University Law School . . . worked for the War Production Board . . . home is San Diego. FREDERICK CORNELIUS TURNER . . . ensign . . . favored more and longer weekends . . . from Westerly, R. l., he worked for Hamilton Standard Propeller Co. for a time before the Navy . . . graduate of Providence College and has spent some time at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia Universnty . . intends to go on with medicine after the war. HARLEY RICHARD URBATSCH . . . ensign . . . reported on the last platoon1s third squad, got so good he could muster the entire squad by checking the tilt of the hats big and burly, especially on the basketball court . . . Iowa State College, 1940 and from Grafton, Iowa . . . was a metaHurth ir civilian life. CARLYLE FRANCIS VAN AKEN . . . ensign . . . had one of the friendliest and readiest grins in the company . was an accountant prior to Harvard and the Navy . . a 3.5., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, '34; M.B.A., New York University, '43 . . . took his turn at shoving the 8th around . . . home tOWn: Somerville, N. J LEONARD H. VAN NOPPEN . . . ensign . . . fractured a foot on the handball court and gained the name of "Hoppin' Noppen" as he maneuvered to and from classes on his crutches . . . an attorney from Danbury, N. C. . . . LL.B. l'rom Wake Forest College in 1937. CHARLES EDWARD VAN VOORHIS . . . Iieut Qgt . one of the quiz kids, a Phi Beta Kappa from West Virginia University, '34 . . . spent two years in Liberia with the Firestone Co. . . . claims Cleveland, Ohio, as home . . . was in the advertising game in Pittsburgh prior to Harvard . . . where next? JOHN L. VLAHOS . . . ensigr. . . . one of the characters they still talk about back in the drama department al Carnegie Tech. . . . a successful motion picture script- writer before entering the Forces Afloat . . . lists his home as Hollywood and Vine, northwest corner . single, clever, and a teller of de.ightful storiesl WALDEMAR F. VONDERLAGE . . . ensign . . . Von became a "pappy" in October . . . it took him four days to get back to earth . . . graduate of Midland College in his hometown of Fremont, Neb. . .. "loans and industrial banking" was his civilian occupae tion . . . always wore his hat tilted to the left. Van Noppen Van Voorhis Washburn Webb Then There Were Days . . . DALE WILLIAM WASHBURN . . . ensign . . . the sage of Osage City, Kan., and graduate oi the COilege of Emporia . . . was an instructor of high school com- merce and head footbaJ and track coach . . . married with one child . . . one of the shorter boys, Dale helped hold up the end of the company. THOMAS R. WEBB . . . ensign . . yer before NTS, Harvard . . . an inveterate taker of trips on mine vessels on Sundays . . . believe-it-or- not-note: didn't mind Saturday ni ht watches at all . . . A.E. and LL.B., University ofiliinnesota. CHARLES EDWARD WEILEPP . . . ensign . . . a sad sack of a hack from way back, Jack, being the contri- bution of Ottawa, Kan., to the deathless piose depart- ment . . . a curious mixture of Ben Hecht, the three Ritz brothers and Salvador Dali on a bat, which isn't so impossible if you've ever seen Weilepp on a week- end . . . married :1 Cambridge girl in October, hence his motto: Veni, vidi, vici! DANIEL I. WEISS . . . ensign . . . Danny was from New ' York and proud of it . . . City College of New York, '42 . . . inspector of engineering materials Gaerot and teacher of economics as a civilian . . . had his Lroubles keeping the rest of the platoon in step with Im. . a New York City law- Vlahos Weilepp Weiss Vonderlage Whittemore Westerman Wilson West . ensign . . . of the eighth platoon JOHN H. WEST, JR. . . . . a family man with two children . . . Baltimore is his home and Princeton his alma mater . . . engaged in the fuel business prior to Harvard. KARL MADISON WESTERMAN . . . ensign . . . dubbed the HLone Fiangern . . . one of the former yeomen . always the First man dressed at the squash courts . . . hails from deep in the heart of Oklaunion, Texas, and is a graduate of North Texas State Teachers College . an erstwhile teacher. WARREN W. WHITAKER . . . ensign . . . was never bash- ful about stating his position on matters . . . used to sell insurance, but his heart is in photography . . . he even rigged up a darkroom in his closet, much to the dismay of his roommates . . . from Sharon, Mass., and Syracuse University, class of '36. CHARLES B. WHiTNEY . . . enSIgn . . . his booming voice awakened more men in South Matthews than morning reveille . . . his drawl gave him away as being from Eldon, Mo. . . . a graduate of Westmin- ster College at Fulton, Mo., and an instructor in air- craft instruments before ioining the Navy. Whita ker A. E. Woodwa rd Whitney T. A. Woodward DONALD CASSIN WHITTEMORE . . . ensign . . . the mathematical wizard of the eighth . . . an amateur cryptanalyst and one of the few men to ask intelligent questions in radio engineering . . . Don got himself married in October . . . a personnel administrator from Providence, R. l. . . . graduate of Brown University . . . and who can ever forget that long black cigaret holder? JOHN ANDREW WILSON . . . ensign . . . Dr. "Jack" is a horseman who knows his cow ponies from back in Moscow, lda., where he was instructor in geology at the University of Idaho . . . married, with one child, his gray-Flecked hair belies his 29 years . . . A B. and PhD. from the University of Michigan. ALFRED E. WOODWARD . . . ensign . . . a former attorney from Wheaton, Illinois . . . graduated from Oberlin College in 1935 and received his law degree from Northwestern Law School . . . put in his term as MPO and platoon leader . . . quiet and eFficient, he was a whiz when the heart game got going in Matthews 5-42. THOMAS ALLEN WOODWARD . . . ensign . . . one of the few Southerners in the eighth and "murder" on the basketballcourt . . . from Ruston,La.,"Woodie' graduated from Louisiana Polytechnic Institute in 1938 and worked as a public utility engineer before enter- ing the service . . . saw most of the sights of Boston, but his heart remained with his wife and two children in Louisiana. Wrenn JAMES SOLOMON WRENN, JR. . . . ensign . . . from Emporia, Va., he attended Randoiph-Macon College before changing to the University of Southern California from which he received an AB. in Cinema in 1942 . . . he spent a year as an enlisted man doing training Films for BuAer . . . Jim is single and 22. ARNOLD ZEMLIN . . . ensign . . Zea Zemlin JAMES GWIN ZEA ll. . ensign . t . company adiutant .the originai Good-Neighbor-Policy kid and radio's snot to be confused with the engineering varietyt boon to seagoing mankind .graduate from New York University and Columbia . . . as a civilian, CBS correspondent in Mexico,- regimentally speaking, Railway Express' incoherent representative at Harvard. . aFiectionately dubbed "Zemlin, the Gremlin from the Kremlin," by his doting platoon mates a . Roquefort . . . . a Philadelphian toting a BS. and an MS. from Temple University . . . a former high school teacher but ob- as sharp as aged viously OpNav's choice for the "Halsey of Harvard." glazitionaz adj! 410445225 WILBUR A. DASPIT . . . ensign . . . quiet, serious, married and 30 . . . calls Natchitoches, La., home . received his BS. in pharmacy from Loyola and served as a pharmacistis mate in New Orleans for a year and a half. JOHN FERRIS DOUGLASS . . . Iieut. th . . . "Cinc- pus" ot Matthews N-15 . . . Doug was the little man with the spring in his walk . . . attorney from Summit, N. . . . . obtained his AB. and LLB. from Catholic University tWashington, D. Ct . . . stayed in the nation's capital to work as a Navy censor for a year before Harvard. WILLIAM E. EVERSON . . . Iieut. th . . . rugged, steady, likeable . . . Ieaft, foiia yoh, leaft, two three ioh . . . high school teacher and coach . . . 3.5. anrii IM'A' from DePaui University . . . he's single, gir s. E. G. LINSLEY . . . ensign . . . a former "Chief" who put the boys in boot camp through calisthenics and is now getting a bit of instruction himself . . . he's a Los Angeles attorne with his AB. and LLB. from the University of Utah . . . 30 and married. JOSEPH A. McMANUS . . . Iieut. th . . . a practicing attorney from New York City who holds an AB. from Holy Cross and an LL.B. from Harvard . one of a number of Harvard lawyers who returned to his aim mater to learn communications for the Navy. F. RICHARD MCCARTHY . . . ensign . . . dignified, neat, small . . . 98 and single . . . from Detroit . . . graduated by Georgetown University in '37 with a BS. in Foreign Service . . . was accounting machine representative with NCR before the Navy . . . after an encounter with pneumonia and a month at Chelsea, McCarthy ioined 8-43 at the end of Charlie month. JOHN J. McINERNEY . . . . of Coatesviile, Pa. . . . a teacher with his 3.5. degree from West Chester State Teachers College . . . attached to 7th Naval district from 1942 until reporting to NTS, Har- vard . . . has a twinkle in his eye. ensign . . E. L. PARNELL . . . ensign . . . used to receive his mail at Dubuque, Iowa . . . a graduate of the University of Michigan, he was employed as a factory superinten- dent before his service in the Navy. W. GILBERT RINKER . . . lieut. th . . . a mining and metailurgical engineer from Manhattan Beach, Calif. . . obtained his 5.5. degree from the University of Arizona in 1939 . . . one of the boys from Grays 95-26. CLIFFORD O. SHANDY . . . a Hoosier from ensign . . . Kentland . . . another graduate of Harvard Law IScclh-ooi . . . received his A.B. from the University of n iana. JAMES S. SHEPARD . . . ensign . . . Wabash College, A.B., 1937 and LLB. from Duke University, 1940 . . . served as city attorney of Hartford City, lnd., prior to NTS, Harvard. ERNEST VERITY . . . Iieut. 091 . . . one of the many ig's who breezed in from terrible Tucson last August 1 . . . an accountantfrom Freeport,N.Y. . . . garnered his BS. from New York University in 1941. WALTER W. WESTPHELING . . . ensign . . . left home in St. Joseph, Mo., to get his BS. degree from UCLA. in climatic California . . . ioined the Navy in '41 as storekeeper, 1-c at San Diego . . . an industrial man- ager by trade. gauze; by The Gorgeous Greek Being a compendium of famous last words cuIIed from the company in transit. On Registration Day: I was shanghaiecII They swore on a stack OI Navy Regs: aII Iawyers went into Intelligence! You should live so long! Listen, Friend, take it from an old enlisted man. . . . "This building once occupied by Colonial TrOOps." Do you suppose they had to eat in the Union, too? Yeah, we found an apartment. A one- room iob with IoIcIing Furniture. You share the bath and kitchen with 12 other Navy couples. And only $125 a monthI Say, a hot dog stand would clean up there.l It is! WeIre Iiving over the Tasty Sandwich Shop. This is no seat of Iearning. end of aII wisdom. It's the hind In the Yard: What's for lunchaas if I diant know? It can't be cIone.I There's no such thing as hip-hup hippity-hopI There are packages for the Following ment Will somebody please wire Zea For sound! What do they mean: with blouses? What do they think weive got onomess iackets? I WON'T BUY AN OVERCOAT; I WON'T, I WONT, I WON'T! On Watch: Ensign Post, Security No. 12, North Zem- Iin, Watch Matthews, sir. It's a Fact: I spent more time on watch last month than I did with my wife! Hey, SWOY, wiII you teII your messengers not to interpret the words IIcoI'Iee mess" so IiteraIIy? Beat it! Here comes the Gestapo.I I've been SWOHU from midnight to seven- thirty so many times, I,m beginning to Iook like an owII t48t In Class: 9? PsstI Can I see the Funnies when you,re through with them? You must've toId the other section, sir. Can't we throw that question out? Let's go to the PX, Maclnerney. Can you read that hoist or have you got a waiver, too? Very weII. . . . Good afternoon. . . . Seats. Mr. Newman, didn't you have your ear- phones on when I made that announcement to the class? I act on orders From Topside, Gentmen. Sound off when I call yuh names. I. .4. .t. .space.. What looks good todayathe a's, b's, or cis? Brother, it,s Knipp and tuck all the way. But I'll take odds on that buI-Fer-doubIer one. Hey, Gneuhs, can we use your name For an indicator? At Any Smoker: Take it OH! I know a Wave at ComOne and she says. . . . Where's Lil? Who stole the cigars? Interview Day: I want Iots oI water- Twelve inches of Give me a big shipI tight compartmentationI armorplate, thatis For me! Give me a smaII ship any dayI You can have your IormaIity. I want to be my own boss! Can I have a shore station, please? WeII, itis aII good duty. Who said that-Ranclall Jacobs? Graduation Day: YipeIII DO YOU REMEMBER... NOW NEXT NOT so STILL LIFE! NOW LET ME SEE WHO DON'T LIKE FISH! mgm 'x wd NEVER MIND THE MANAEUVEQING BOARD, WEILEDD! GALLUP JUST EXECUTED" IT SIR wa JUST QAMMED THE GUIDE saw!!! ,1 Hiawatha: gcallecfiam . . . While the windslare now howling over the wintry wastes of the Yard, the Regi- mental Office and unsmiling John Harvard's stony visage, it is diFFicult to believe that once the sun beat down unmercitully on the white oHicers' caps of the men of Company Fox-the very unnautical maleScwho trun- dled back and Forth between Holden Chapel and moldy Matthews with blankets, forms and books on that nervous day of July 1. Class 7-43, with its complement of men who con- Fidently had expected assignments to Supply, Ordnance, Aviation and Gunnery schools, arrived to study communications at America's oldest university. Soon we were "boots" being indoc- trinated, shepherded from class to class, drill to movie, Music building to Sick Bay. Here we were, stripped of insignia, bereft of knowledge and full of latent smaH-boy heH which later evidenced itself in a plague of hot-Foots, Saturday nights amid the terrors of Boston and duty afloat at company smokers. Distinctive as a letter of commendation Ohe new Navy merit badgei was the First encounter with rifles. Many a gouged eye was narrowly averted as dainty Simson pi- rouetted and whirled and the platoons bal- anced the weapons either like Indian clubs or massive16-inch guns. Mildewed and sweating under what the natives Iaughingly called the "hottest summer in the history of Cambridge" Company Fox held a competition. Hogs came running from Back Bay and miles around as bull- throated Bill Acker, the hacker, roared UHic, haec, hoc, huc" at unresponsive trees in the Yard to win the contest for company com- mander. Runner-up was anti-heat Jack In- gram iwho later put on a 32-ounce suit of bluesl His bellowing resembled the Cor- sair engine he left behind at Los Alamitos. And every noon hour, as 15 men collapsed from heat and hunger, maestro-adiutant Jim Zea in his best CBS manner, wheeled From left to right and solemnly announced, "Pawk- ages for." John Landgrat got so many pack- ages that his roommates set up a lottery on who was to wear the 20 new uniforms that arrived for him daily. The ensigns and ms of the new company looked around at'themselves and found the inspection good. The men were, by and large, married, and either had children or expected them soon. Despite all Spitball- throwing, changing name tags and other childish pranks, the men appeared to have once been sober and respectable citizens in Podunk, Cincinnati, Alabama and even Kansas. Most of the men who avidly lapped up indoc- trination and communications courses had been business men, educators and accountants. Lawyers were well represented along with architects, scientists, bankers, iournalists and 22 men who came From military service. All night long on July 7 the witches danced with glee and prepared strange alchemies in preparation For the 7-43 men who solemnly Filed over to Sick Bay the follow- ing mom to receive iabs from men with eight- toot needles and unrestrained plunges. The First shots had been administered. Two hours of drill followed. A week later the pharmacist's mates had another boistrous holiday with the boys from Fox, followed by a regimental review, a "well done" From the Skipper, and the regi- mental ball in the evening, minus the group, naturally, which had to stand watch. This was the weekend which started at 1300 on Saturdayamark it well in your memories because miracles occur rarely in Harvard Yard. An entertainment Featur of the Fox month was the First company smoker highlighted by Egyptian Ella, the "commissioning" of Ensign Homer Daniel Jones and the absorption of tons of uiced tea." i50l' . 0 . . 722 git! ZQZCG'MK by Eugene Kone Freshmen we were once and in August we continued as freshmen. Ah, but with a ditterencel Gone was indoctrination and in its place were officer's bars, shoulder boards, liberty until Monday morning and a 1700 to 2000 liberty each evening. Great changes in personnel occurred. No more would Deck instructor Lieut. Close sink a submarine for 7-43. Ensign Jones of Naval Administration Fame clotted his officer's cap in exchange for the more con- ventional overseas cap and marched to the glory of the regiment in Company Easy's fourth platoon. A dozen bright-eyed men answered the call for volunteers and were iumped ahead a company. The tight-lipped, knowing CV nys went back to Washington to win the war in dark and secret chambers of red tape and directives. Then came the rugged men from the Ship of the Desert in Terrible Tucson, bringing with them stories of iQO-degree temperatures and back-break- ing discipline. In August the Company Easy men wondered what they had done with all that free time in July. Even the men who daily clamberecl the ladder to heaven on the Fifth deck of Matthews there clouds Float in through open windows and angels bend down to whispeO were thinking of request- ing an active duty ribbon for action beyond the call of duty. The third round of shots laid the men low, in many instances, Followed two clays later by a captain's inspection and very red ears. Company E climbed to vicarious fame for a night when concert pianist Herb Donaldson played with the Boston Pops orchestra and received a tremendous ovation. The days grew hotter and hotter and the S. 075 ran faster and faster to keep up with the double time demanded by the men with whips in the Regimental OFFice. A special ioy was that class in visual comm after lunch and the pleasant dreams of sea duty on the Charles. The otticer-in-charge answered all the questions the imaginative minds of the men could dream up at a luncheon near the end of the month. Ruddy, lorthright Winston Churchill thrillecl the class in his dramatic surprise visit to Harvard on Monday, September 6. Facing the men lined up row on row in front of Memorial Chapel, the PM solemnly said: "I earnestly trust that when you Find yourself alongside our soldiers and sailors in 1943 and 1944, you will Feel that we are your working brothers in arms." It was during the beautiful late summer days of September that the days of "dutyHA all good cluty-seemecl to be coming nearer. So determined Richard Croop laicl hands on a super-duper short wave radio set and began to get Fox by the ears. The Fact that he was listening to symphonies on the phonograph all this time and studying as well didn't ' bother him the least. Phil Sirrine and Jack Reichart teamed up to help guide the destinies of the NTS Swing Band. A dancing, prancing all-male chorus made its historic debut at the monthly smoker aided by uToots" Gallup, "Rosita Royce" Schaetter with a Harvard-Yard pigeon, and "Ax" Stephens. Weilepp and Patterson nobly assisted the future of mankind and its progeny with a peek into the future of the U. S. A maior casualty took place in the Company Dog ranks when hardy lngram ziggecl instead of zagging in a football game and came up minus one molar. He is to be award- ed a special "Bleeding Heart" medal For iniury sustained in action. It was at this time that Ben Stephens rose to great heights when he tore a grid iSit circuit to shreds in the greatest oratorical masterpiece of ye talk double since Daniel Webster. They are still using a radar on his speech in CruFt Lab to Find out what he did ask Prof. Knipp. October was a month of great blessing -watches were cut to the bone and inter- views were held. Every man emerged from his interview conFiclent that he had gotten exactly what he asked for, making a total of 200 ship's secretaries, 150 ComAir men, 100 DE boys and an amphib. Arthur "the wolf" Bornfriend embarked upon the sea of matri- mony and the greatest water Fight since Jutland rocked North Matthews. One hundred men Floated through water up to the elbows following the last great October smoker. This was the smoker that made Jacko Reichart, the kid from Muncie, famous for his reservoir of tales ab0ut the Navy and land duty afloat,- the Fourth platoon conducted interviews, Cominch was told to get off the line and the fearless Filth had an inspection that gave the regimental oFlice pause. By November we knew who the DE, Amphib and PT boys were as well as those bereft souls who left our midst so suddenly and unexpectedly For other duty. Things began to iell, the unrelated became coherent and Julian Kelly even started to make formations on time. The Navy Day review was rainecl out. Evenings became chilly; Fifth-hand over- coats Hworn once" were snapped up at premium prices and men were casting about For apartments ashore. Now that we are entering Company Able our future is mapped out For us, to be controlled by the fortunes of war, the tempera- ment oF ship captains and good old BuPers. We can Flex our muscles in a somewhat relaxed manner at future strength tests,- the ComAir boys will depart in a Few weeks For Quonset and the last Harvard bill For lamb, Fish and double-bunk beds is about to be paid. The ground is hard now and the mornings Frost. Now we can wear those new overcoatsl Bright spots of memory remain after all the quizzes, restrictions, mimeographed announcements and forms have been Forgotten. Even the maneuvering board pales into insignificance. Random impressions: Morning colors. The pale rays of a newly risen sun slant in sharp streaks through the trees near Welcl. Lined up in serriecl rows are men in khaki, later in blues and then raincoats, their shining Faces reflecting the glory of the Navy with lines appearing on faces here and there as a result of constant night toil over CI. The company commander lumbers OFF in digniFiecl Ackerian stride to make his report. John Parr, bullet-shapecl and half asleep, shoots across the Yard like a frightened duck to make Formation. Then the company stands at attention and snaps to hand salute. A horrible scratching renders the morning silence, like a classroom snore that has been bloken OFF suddenly. Suddenly a bugle sounds, then another and another, bombarding the air from all sides. First it plays "Boots and Saddles," then uSick Call," then "Fire" and Finally uColors." Two notes race ahead of the melody, running like hell to outclistance it and succeeding famously. "Ready, Two.In Finds the officers in a state of complete nervous exhaustion waiting For the planes to bombarcl the Yard. The two air raicls: stumbling forth into darkness in paiamas, khakis, sweaters and yawns. The midnight meancler to the deep caves of Langdell and Littauer where an assortment of dramatic textbooks dated 1670 and earlier about regurgitation in ancient Persia, the legal codes of Hellenic ambulance chasers and Five volumes on how to beat the process server to the punch. Bob Leaven- worth ate it up. The others held hands. Interviews: the nervous pacing up and down, the greeting hurled at each trembling cancliclate, the corny iokes, the ship's secre- taries who became confused and asked For Amphib, the nervous reply to questions. The hash, re-hash, counter dissection and cross- analysis of what he said and l saicl and they asked For that went on For weeks afterward. Our wives and childrenareposing iSQi quietly in the Yard with picnic baskets and knitting, rising occasionally to chase the toddlers as they went after "Daddyf The 5 pm. greeting,- the noon embrace; the evening parting under the eyes of the Securi- ty Watch. Those unwritten apartment house signs, "No children or dogs." The mental thought, "But, mister, I only want to rent this place, not take it with me." The childrenIS delight over squirrels and pigeons. The squirreIs' delight over Acker, Ingram and Zea each morning at formation. The mad dashingefor our rooms at 1700 each Saturday when uschool's out" was made official. The rush into the Harvard Union, ripping off coats, tugging at hats, telling into line, crowding For silverware and then discovering that cod Fish was being served again. The 400-yard dash to the Ship's Stores truck during the Five minutes once-a- week visit to pick up socks and shoes. The subway Flight into Boston at 1700 to get to the Ship's Service and hear the familiar Fargo Building pIaint, "Sorry, no more watches." First Floor Hardy,s plunge into Formation,- Don Dennis, Iank Figure meandering in long minutes after marching had started. The antelope sprint of the Company 9-43 commander byes, he has it over his door, tooy from formation to report to Lt. th Hansen. All of these passing impressions are tied together by the knot of friendships we have made and information which has been absorbed. It has probably been one of the brightest chapters in what is to be our Navy career. Now we are ready for duty afloat or at Foreign bases, and to all our shipmates- bon voyage and speed the victory! Official lVdle Zdnfuafe pejinex TAKE NECESSARY ACTION: WE SHOULD CONFER: A GROWING BODY OF NAVAL OPINION: TAKE iMMEDIATE ACTION: FOR YOUR INFORMATION: YOUR DEPARTMENT IS NEGLIGENT: YOU ARE TO BE COMMENDED: NAVAL TRADITION DEMANDS: GIVE THIS YOUR IMMEDIATE ATTENTION: YOU WILL SHOW HIM EVERY COURTESY: THE INSPECTION PARTY HAS DEPARTED: YOU WILL REMEMBER: FORWARDED: YOUR OBSERVATIONS ARE DESIRED: It's your headache now. Send your yeoman over to see mine. Two brass hats have agreed. Do SOmething in a hurry before we both catch heII. Let,s Forget it. I have iust been given heII. There's a particularly dirty iob coming in the next routing. I have iust been talking to an old chief. For God's sake, Find the papers. His uncle is an admiral. Now about 6 binge tonight? I have forgotten; so have you. Pigeon-holed in a more ornate oHice. Do the dirty work so I can write uFor- warded.n 0m pay by David Gallup, Jr. It was appalling, no less, to awaken each dawn at 0615 and face the realization that we were stuclent officers in the U. S. Naval Reserve. We at "Hahvahd" never quite got used to being bugled out of bed and shadow boxing with the idea of being student oFFicers at that hostile hour. We did Finally learn the harcl way that a student officer is a curious mixture of ex-civilian, boy scout and collegianea sort of stepchild of naval blue blooclabut we never got used to it. The guy who invented reveille never realized what perplexing early-morning intro- spection his simple ditty was to provoke at Harvard. Ostensibly, the piece was meant simply to hie us From the sack, but being col- lege graduates and also gentlemen by various acts of Congress, we naturally had to think about it a little. Having come Fresh From civilian life and its multitudinous soft pleasantries, we were often disturbed by our thoughts. The complexities of student oFFicership when con- templated suddenly each morning disturbed almost everyone, especially if he did his con- templating in a state of grogginess as he grabbed blinclly for his instruments of ablution and padded off to the head. Here,s hoping the guy who invented reveille is satisFiecl. His handiwork will long bear manifold significance to clear olcl 7-43. After a shower, provided we hit the deck early enough to take one, and after the teeth-brushing and mandatory shave, we Felt a little more cheerful about the situation and in a mood For chow. Perhaps the least said about morning chow the better. Sultice it to say, boiled-egg clay ottered the most variety. There were hard-boilecl eggs, sott- boiled eggs, most-soft-boilecl eggs, and most- solt-hush-hush-or-they'll-break-out-and-run-OH the - plate - all - over - your - blue - serge boiled eggs. Well, it Filled you up it you were the growing-boy type and not too Finicky about your stowage. Then you enioyecl one of those precious uproceecl independently" intervals back to the yard, fully awake by now-leeling pretty sharp in fact . . . that is, it you hadn,t been squirted full of medical molasses re- cently, or if you weren't a broken-down, becrutched volley ball casualty, or suffering from a tenacious colcl you couldn't shake be- cause a deadly succession of O.OAW.'s hacl con- tracted a without-raincoats epidemic right when the mornings were commencing to bite you around the neck and shoulders, or if you hadnlt been the innocent victim of a merciless 0000-0730 watch. Egad, who brought that up? By and large you Felt pretty good right up until you got that quiz paper back with the 2.2 colclly slashed across a top corner. Then you asked yourself, Uwhatinhell am l doing here?" and mumbled clown your bib to the etlect that ul probably wasnlt cut out For the Navy, anyhow." This Feeling of Frustration persisted as you tried to ascertain what in the name of Hector relative speecl actually was, and why its ratio to 60 was equal to that of time to distance, and why any dumb tool would want to use a maneuvering board to avoid colliding with anything so prodigious as a battle wagon. Was the ioker blind, or something? Next thing you knew some pedagog was telling you radio was really very simple, that all you had to do was understand coils, resistors, diodes, duo-cliocles, coupling con- densers, by-pass condensers, butter doublers, t54t intermediate Frequency, that E equalled l times R and why young Joe Current had to get back to his Cathode. Then came a windfall of emergency, tackline, Dog Baker, ready cluty, sub-sighted, execute, 4 Ans, CTF 06.172, stand by the bag. "Maybe I'm a little thick," you apolo- gized to yourself, "but that certainly doesnlt ring a bell in my bean.u Then, halleluiah, thrill of thrills! You got a quiz back with a ioyous 3.8 on it. Hell, this Navy stutt wasn't so tough. l-lacln,t that instructor challenged you to Flunk the course? Hadnlt that other one said, ul know, Fellows, it sounds like a 'Rube Goldberg' but it's really simple as hell." Morning dronecl on. The eFFects of that 3.8 shot in the arm started to wear OFF. Your belly started to cry out in hunger. You wondered, with misgivings, what delightful surprise the "Hahavahd" cookies had rustlecl up this time-Oh Gawdl this was Weclnes- day, mackerel clay. You really would be in the grease. Oh well, perhaps thereld be a letter awaiting you in your billet. Finally, came that inimitable "se-cuah" and the list- less, tirecl march back to the yard. Well, ieepers creepers, who cares if there are "paaaaaackages" . . . tor the love of Mike let us go and read our mail. At last, the stentorian uDISMISSED" from the iltlag" himself, and a full pivot and plunge oFt right guard for the south door. You iust about had your guts iammed up through your throat by that big yokel headed for the north door, but you swallowed hard and shook oft the iolt in anticipation of a letter from home. You all but took the door frame with you as you burst into your billet, but on this particular day your desk top was as barren ot envelopes as the Yard was of grass. A short under-the-breath oath and a lunge tor the nearest chair. Oh well, maybe you could clrown the mackerel in catsup. Chow. lt wasnlt mackerel after all, but Filletotsoleinsteacl . . . damn good,too, ancl blueberry pie For dessert. A real bright spot in the day! Adequately fortified, you took another uindepenclent" walk back to the Yarcl. The impatient, aggravating harangue of a bell. le that our bell?" some perplexed stuclent otticer would ask. ul don't know . . . it doesn't say, it just rings," was the wise-cracking retort of another who shuttled down the hall to the inevitable "Fall in." First thing you knew you hacl a pair of ear-phones adiusted on a drowsy head. You chuckled to yourself as one of the boys caught hell. ult's right there on the desk where it's been every day this week I dont see why you men have such trouble following per- tectly simple directions, when l say all hancls l don't mean iust one or two or three I mean all hands except qualified typists, etc., etc. . iii ggg Flt hhh-haaahF-ppp ooo nnn." "All right, gentlemen, I'll give you some groups of letter-number-letter, a Few minutes of code groups and well Finish OFF with some plain language . . . da-da-clit . . . di-cla-clit . . . di-cla-dit . . . cli-cla . . . cla-di- cla-clit . . . d-d-cl-clclddclddddd phtttttftttttt . . . that last was about 14 worcls a minute, gentle- men. Please put up your chairs and hang your earphones over the ledge." Then you found yourself immersed in semi-clarkness trying to make something out of "blinding bulb." "Lets see now . . . O-C- T . . . now what kincl of word is that . . . Oh, I see, October, of course . . . T-W-E. . . . Hey, he must be foulecl up, there ain't no such word . . . oooops, why certainly, 20, who,d oi thunk it. I'll never get that damn stutt." Finally, you were slumped in a chair picking over a tray of evening chow. You weren't too enthusiastic about it, because the chances are youlcl iust had gym, and your stomach muscles weren't ready to take all that toocl aboard . . . or perhaps yould stowed a little too indiscriminately at 1300, and, after all, this was only tour and a half hours later. Why didnlt they give you a chance to secure your lunch before plying you with lamb and t55t mint ielly? it wouldn't be bad if you were only hungry. Then, at long last, you found yourself in the loving embrace of the friendliest old dear at Harvard . . . the sack . . . but not until after you,d taken in a free movie by official request . . . why that stupid, blind, insipid guttersnipe that incorrigible wastrel, mincing around with that mousy grin and blowing OFF his bazoo while buildings burned and Fell on good people, old, young and infant alike . . . mmmm . . . the movie must have had the desired affect. The clear doleful notes of taps Howed through the window and caressed your tired ears. Again you instrospected about the pros and cons of student oFFicership: that strange, in-between status of unknowing naval aristocracy. You still weren't used to it . . . tomorrow was another day . . . indica- tors, l:Jurn bag, CSP, two-biocked at the de- cypher, a tripIe-lateral From blinker to code to sempahore, breakdown, canlt pick him up, charlie pennant four, capacitance, a relay doubler with a Floy, Hoy, it's mahn, it,s yoahs, navigatoris balls, codFish balls, eight balls, dog baker . . . z-zzzzzzzzzz. leaf to 22'6th .-X . HEvery Girl in Jamaica . . 2. Flag Hoist Drill 3. 1'Ensign Hartley, Security Watch, Post 9. AH Secure, Sir.n 4. We liked Him! 5. Harvard Scene-1943 6. Gee, I Get a Lonesome Feeling, When I Hear Those Church Bells Chime . 7. S.O.P.A. Senior Officer Present Asleepy 8. Did You Say Sea Duty? 9. Vlahos Starring in t'Double Trouble" 10. Schwarz Sprouts Wings in Abandon Ship Drill 11. Bend On the Colors 12. He Went That Way, Doc 13. A Grand Man and Distinguished Visitor ' 14. Churchill's v for Victory 1563i W129 113' ' " omc: 274246632 Z05? A Fable by There once was, upon a certain time, a very gay young man, yclept Adams, who was of that happy, carefree breed of men . now near extinction and quite without distinction . . . the lowly civilian. And, as such, our friend Adams led a most enviable existence pursuing a singularly unregimented life Five days a week and tending, of a week- end, his much-admirecl Victory Garden that was indeed the most pretentious in all of North Eden, Kan., from whence he hailed. But, as it must to all men, Fit or not, the chill winds of the draft began to descend upon the yet-unblightecl Adams. A group of his friends and neighbors began to speculate on his worthiness as North Eden's representa- tive in the armed forces, and friend Adams' distress was exceeding great. For he was not a member of the grim belligerentsia that vowed loucl vengeance in public places, turning his orange bitters into gall-and-worm- wood whilst his pacifistic predilections cow- ered under their militant hobsnobbery. Yet Adams was no coward. He was iust one of those rare characters that will one day inherit the earth when indeed the prophets scuttlebutt destroys the modern lie. And For this unlorgivable frailty he was looked upon as a rather odd webloot, es- pecially since it was common knowledge that he had once sprained an ankle rather than exterminate one of God's insect crea- tures underfoot. Hence, friend Adams, misgivings at the too-immediate prospect of reputedly carnal violence. Primarily, you see, he was apprehensive about his unpredictable be- havior uncler Fire, tearful lest ignominious exile be his lot lorevermore . . . if and when he somehow didn't take Hill X or perhaps couldn't get the message through or maybe washed out of advanced pilot training. John Vlahos How, then, would he Face the man who believed in him all along-Maior Pat OlBrien? Or Greer Garson, the woman he lovecl ancl someday hoped to marry? He stopped dead in Front of Woolu worth's, arms akimbo, Fists clenched. No! he muttered, through gritted teeth, his eyes cold and steely like a bayonet. He, Adams, the Fearless One, Adams the Avenger, must enlist, must tread in the military bootsteps of his family lorbearsl At once and at any risk, volunteer! Now a strange, wistful calm settlecl over him. The grim purposefulness of his aspect vanished momentarily and there Flick- ered, For an instant, an ever-so-Fleeting, wry and Cary Grantlike, ie-ne-sais-quoi sort of smile. He glanced about sharply . . . so sharply indeed that it gave his neck a painful crick. Aclams snapped his Fingers as he winced involuntarily. What is pain? he musecl in his most detached manner, trying the while to resist an overwhelming impulse to go home and lie down. Then it was that he saw the Message. Enlist in the Waves, it said. Release a man to Fight at seal How glorious.I claydreamecl Adams, his 20-80 vision blurring, as was its wont, while the sign seemed now to say: Enlist in the Waves. Release an Adams to Fight at sea! A moment later, he was aware of yet another presence, one Lt. Cigy J. G. Apple- baum, known as uThe Echo" because he clicl just that when he sounded 0H. Now this same Applebaum, being one of the Procure- ment Kids, was a dyspeptic it not a somewhat cadaverous gent who lived For but two things: the day of his First Al Nav, when he could clis- pose, once and for all, of his annoyingly redundant monicker; and, to PROCURE, PROCURE, PROCURE . . . by any means 1581" . . . by all means . . . and by means fair or Foul. This day he was concerned mostly with his occupational obsession For the old gleam shone wildly in his eyes as he made the shanghai gesture to Friencl Adams who backed away apprehensively into the arms of a Pharmacist's Mate iwho iust happened to be there, ands who tried him out For size. Then, with Fiendish grins, they Gor a Yeoman had also appeared, with a typewriter and some application blanksy converged upon the trembling Adams who realized, with shocked disbelief, that he was about to become a man without a draft card. Twenty minutes later, as he tried on a pair of khakis iguaranteed not to shrink or Fade, $12.93 and wrote the uniform people a three hundred clollar check Gor which he was to be reimbursed, oi course-to the dissonant tune of one hundred and Fifty dollars, in installments yeD, he wonclerecl, uncom- prehendingly, how it happened that these strange blue-iacketed agents of BNOP iwhat- ever that wasy were so suddenly and so lustily slapping him, Adams, on the back with happy huzzahs of "Well, youlre in the Navy now!" He cringecl and shied away from them, muttering to himself. Okay! All right! So he was in the Navy now! So why didn't they please get off his back and let him live.l Yet, he had to admit, as he vainly reiiected on his reflection in the mirror, that he did cut rather a dashing iigure in his uni- iorm. And besides, wasn,t it the Navyls policy to place men in iobs allied to their civilian pursuits? But of course! Thus it came about that our gay and good Friend AdamStlormerly North Eden's foremost veterinarian-was plucked. For what duty? Communications, of course! Where sent? To Harvard, naturally, to that melting pot For malcontents.I Harvard was quite a revelation to poor Adams who expected something Ox- onian and found instead that it was actually not much more than Kansas State Teachers College during the rainy season. There he was billetecl in a Fine old typically New England and typically termite-ridden structure that must have appalled even the Colonial Troops that were once incarcerated therein. Still, he was not too unhappy within the hallowed and harrowing portals oi Matthews. Living as he did, on the Fifth cleck GlooO he was relatively immune to the prying unaccountability checks of the Watch Boys who, when recking the dizzying climb, would sacriFice security and reliability for speed. in the classroom, Adams was clis- tinguished by his l-must-to-beclclie-bye manner, which was discarded abruptly at the sounding of uSecure.In and resumed without stint at the very First mention of Seats!" Suiiice it to say: he was of that nameless minority that failed to achieve that coveted recognition- The Mark of Merit. Never would he wear its ribbon of academic distinction-a gouged eyeball on a Field of rampant red. On weekends, however, Friend Adams scintillated. He was at once the Toast of Scollay Square and the Pride of McBride's, squiring always, hither and yon, his one true loveaLittauer Lou, a lovesome wench from way back. Class of 1-42, to be exact. His strength test score is best forgot- ten, for, to Adams, the push-up was a varia- tion of the push-over. Indeed, it is said he drove eleven oi the 15 Chiefs to Chelsea where, reputedly, they Finished out their days vainly attempting, to their very last West Point breather, 8943 squat-thrusts in a straitiacket. Shortly thereafter, Adams received his orders this roommate's third choicey and went to Amphib where he coulclnit harm anyone- except the Army maybe. At last report, he was in Kiska, which perhaps explains the Jap's sudden evacuation of the premises. He writes, in a letter to Lt. qu Bicle Crabley: "From where I'm standing, this is far from Paradise. Which is okay by me, see! it's all good duty, see! But, believe me, a Harvard hotioot would sure be welcome!" t591' 74602 god As we complete our days as student olticers under instruction and prepare to take our places as communications otticers aboard the Fighting ships of the Navy, we pause to reFlect on the several brief months spent here at NTS, Harvard. We have hacl tun. We have made many Friends whose activities on the seven seas we shall follow with interest. Although we often chaled and com- plained, we will look back upon this period of our lives with toncl memoryt We have learned. Little do we realize how much we have learned or how often we will draw upon the knowledge absorbed here. Our situation might be compared to that described by Thomas Paine at the time of the American Revolution: uWe have crowded the business of an age into the compass of a few monthsl and have been driven through such a rapid succession of things, that For the want of leisure to think, we unavoidably wasted knowledge as we came, and have left nearly as much behind us as we brought with us: but the road is yet rich with the fragments, and, before we fully lose sight of them, will repay us For the trouble of stopping to pick them up."

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