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3 i ' II PI in i. 1 J|3JH MHI - Mf m tx MEMORIAL HALL ERECTED UNDER THE PROVISIONS 4S vOF THE W LLJlfSA ft- v O F ., « W5 » BREVET MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE WCULLUM f«% SvFORv « «« THE RECEPTION OF SUCH OBJECTS AS MAY TEND ? SvTO ELEVATE V « THE MILITARY PROFESSION the Officers of the Army, living and dead, we dedicate this took, hoping that we may prove worthy of our valiant heritage. est Point has produeed a man to meet every national emergency that has ever confronted the country. " M 1 he Corps! The Corps! The Corps! The Corps! Bareheaded salute it. With eyes up, thanking our God — That we of the Corps are treading Where they of the Corps have trod. They are here in ghostly assemblage, The men of the Corps long dead, And our hearts are standing attention, While we wait for their passing tread. We, sons of today, we salute you, You, sons of an earlier day. We follow, close order, behind you, Where you have pointed the way; The long gray line of us stretches Thro ' the years of a cent ' ry told. And the last man feels to his marrow The grip of your far off hold. Grip hands with us now though we see not, Grip hands with us, strengthen our hearts As the long line stiffens and straightens With the thrill that your presence imparts. Grip hands tho ' it be from the shadows While we swear, as you did of yore. Or living, or dying to honor The Corps, and the Corps, and the Corps. n!T1 A fi ' v;y; H V -v ' i J fc T ' 4P ' ■rv ■ r« 1 »; :.: -f ;l nP ' :: ' ' --.. ■:■ .■,■ " :■ iii i H ji - _ _i -i - l rf KijB CW " 1 y ' ' -Vi lL .. » ' « ♦ ' ' ■ • 1 ii ull ' Cp . ' i t-? - ' ..■ cTS ' iW m i SPS V5 y. •r ' ft ' r -tMJ .A-. :- ■ ' n : » i ' ; » ' . y J ' - ' I . % ' i m i 4r mr [ .y t m Ji .. ' M: . -Y j • : l ; -• . H F ' ' 1 J f mms li jr; . SL. ■ . ... 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He was no peacetime soldier, but a man of war, no genl to win by his brilliance, but a plodder, who won by the sheer force of an iron wiU, and a grim determinate Stubborn, hard-headed, iron-jawed, tenacious— Grant. 4 It of valine 2C. ciiiideteimM ' p. jt. :. t THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA tf fVJ ' , Of AMERICA 9 .yim p m r j7m SECRETARY OF WAR s j i vfr- v -t K ii p. ,. ;. •• ». I SUPERINTENDENT 1 F I T I ■ 1 fc i •3 s e f S r ' r5 COMMANDANT OF CADETS •M rc ... «♦:.♦:♦ : SUPERINTENDENTS STAFF Ri. r. Chaplain Butt, Capt. Andei- son, Capt. Richardson, Maj. Leaf, Ma|. Bean, Ma|. Reibold, Maj. Talbott, Capt. Bowen, Lt. Col. Pui IS, Capt. Maglin, Maj. Nist, Mr. Maver. Al . , f, Ma|. Weikcrt, Lt. Col. Willis, Mai. Bhick, Lt. Col. Betts, Col. Leonard, Lt. Col. Stansell, Lt. Col. Schw arzwat ' Idcr, Capt. France. Fmir. Lt. Col. Ruddell, Lt. Col. Farman, Col. Reynolds, Lt. Col. Goetz, Col. Kimball, Lt. Col. Danielson, Lt. Col. Hibbs. mfx I Mm ; !♦ OFFICERS ON DUTY WITH DETACHMENTS Ri.ir Capt. Zaclierle, Capt R an Capt. Timothy, Capt. Johnson Capt. Parker, Capt. Hines, Capt Maglin, Capt. Ludlam, Capt. Cams MhlJIi: Capt. Whipple, Capt Tavlor, Capt. Furiiholmen, Ma) Leaf, Ma|. Weikert, Capt. Hains Capt. Resta. Frmit- Lt. Col. Stansell, Lt. Col Prickett, Lt. Col. Nve, Lt. Col Goetz, Lt. Col. Crawford, Lt. Col Armstroni;, Lt. Col. Carson. 50 Col. Wheat, Lt. Col. Bcukcma, Lt. Col. Belts, Lt. Col. Daniclson, Lt. Col. Irving, Lt. Col. Gatchcll, Lt. Col. Jones, Lt. Col. Stamps, Lt. Col. Counts, Lt. Col. Leonard. Col. Fcnton, Col. Alexander, Gen. Eichelbergei, Col. Morrison, Col. Reynolds. THE ACADEMIC BOARD UN the niiinls of cadcrs rhc .Kcadcinic Board i.s a Fahuk)iis hodv that meets in the inner recesses ot the administration buildiiii in a richlv decH)rated room, and ponders prob- lems, grave and quite hevond the comprehension of cadets. Surprisingly enough, this impression is well founded, hut it is even irore surprising that the .ictu.il functions of this board are not well known I ' or it is this board that controls the tr. lining of each and every West Pointer in that it determines the conduct of their lives and the subjects which they will studv while at the .Vcadeiin- ,ind inasmuch as it puts the tools of life and profession in their hands, sh.ipes their destinv In light ot the hict that in the past the graduates of West Point have had a large hand in determining the course of the nation in peace, and have led our armies in wars at home and in foreign lands, the Academic Board may be thought of as one of the most important bodies in the nation. The decisions of this group of scientists, pedagogues, and soldiers are grave and momentous; positit)n on the Board is fr. night with responsibilitw 51 -s -. m f Capt. L. J. Lincoln, Capt. Davis, Capt. Starbird. Capt. Broshous, Capt. R. B. Lincoln, Capt. Brown, Capt. Clark, Capt. Gates, Cape. Nichols. Capt. Johnson, Capt. Herbert, Cape. Esposito, Lt. Col. Stamps, Capt. Tully, Capt. Elliot, Capt. Pearson. ■or mavbe it ' DEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING U HE Department of Civil and Military Engineer- ing is composed of three sub-courses, all of which are of a preparatory nature. The Civil Engineering course is concerned chiefly with the funda- mental theories of structural designs in wood and concrete, and serves as a basis for the sub-course in Military Engineering, which covers the theory of such structures as bridges, roads, fortifications, and barriers. The sub-course in Military History, the only one of its kind in the United States, is used as an introduction to advanced study in higher tactics and strategy. It is further used to note the characters of and principles employed by the great generals of history. Thus the course affords an excellent back- ground to the general knowledge of an officer. Lt. Col. Stamps, Professor 52 J« DEPARTMENT OF LAW II ' I H I N . in 1836, Law was introduced at West i ' oint, its purpose was to s;ivc to the cadet merely a passing knowledge of Law so rh.it he might speak inteiligciith ' on tliat suliject. The passage of a century has brought radical changes in both the pur- pose and administration of Law at West Point. The Academic Board has come to re.ilizc tii.it the stud - of L.iw has special training values par- ticularly useful to military men — the development of powers of analysis and a sense of relative values. These developed faculties furnish an officer a sound basis tor his " F.stimatc ot the situation, " so important in a suc- cessful military career. Today the eighty-live hours granted to the Law Department are di ided into I ' lemcntary Law, Criminal Law, Ivvidence, and ConstitutK)nal Law culminating in . Iilitar - Law. Thus the graduate goes forth fully familiar with the preparation and investiga- tion of charges, the prosecution, defense, and trial of cases before courts-martial — a knowledge necessary to every officer from the very beginning of his career. ElciiKiuar) , Criminal, Ci il, Coii ' titiitional L.iw all one short ' car. l( ' ipc. Carroway, Capt. Edwards, ' .ipt. Stewart, Capt. Boric, Maj. Chccvcr, Maj. Young, )l. Bctts, Maj. Dillon. Capt. McComscv. 53 1 Thirty pages of Govern Capt. ' an Ornicr, Capt. Kemper, CapC- Stone, Capt. Ste ' ens, Capt. Barnes. Capt. Lincoln, Capt. Beishline, Capt. Gerhart, Capt. Griffin, Capt. Terry, Capt. Baumer. Capt. Phillips, Capt. Van Home, Capt. Nelson, Col. Beukema, Capt. Shaw, Capt. Hutchison, Capt. Calhoun. w ONFUSED in a world where history is being written and in which war constantly threatens to stretch westward sending economic conflict as its vanguard, we turn to the Department of Economics, Government, and History for truth, knowledge, and guidance. We depart armed with these treasures and with our minds equipped to trace a comprehensive path through the snarl of national and international problems. The Department received us as Yearlings and gave us a lirm foundation and an insight into international rela- tions by providing a course in European History. The Academic Board then separated us from the Department for a year that we might digest our new found knowledge and applv it where possible to the fast moving current of world events. First Class year offered courses m Government, Economics, and Military Law which rounded out our knowledge leaving us capable to interpret national poli- cies and politics and also equipped to understand the rules of our profession. DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT, AND HISTORY Col. Beukema, Professor 54 " SWi DEPARTMENT OF ORDNANCE AND GUNNERY r Ordnance and Gunnery is divided intu three main subcoirses, namely, Ordnance Engineering, Mechanical Trades and Automotive Engineering. The first covers the theory of explosives, fire control, and ballistics, and presents a knt) vledge of the mechanical prin- ciples involved in the design and manufacture of combat weapons and the principal characteristics of these weapons. The course in Mechanical Trades is designed to give cadets a knowledge of machining operations and the in- fluence of these machines on industrial preparedness. The subcourse in Automotive Engineering provides instruction on automotive vehicles, involving a basic knowledge of the design, manufacture, and maintenance of engines and vehicles. Cape. Rebcr explains tfic innards of one of tfic " BigTfircc " Lr. Col.. Leo.sard, Projcssor I api. Bell, Capt. But- T.Capc. Mikk ' clson, I apt. Rcbcr, Capt. Lucllan. Capt. Dcv- cns, Lt. Col. Leonard, Capt. Van Syckic, Capt. Bredcn. 55 p. y. r;. - .; tf t. t DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY HYGIENE Capt. Isherwooii, Capt. Sagcr, Capl. Corhin. Ma). Berry, Capt. Gardner, Lt. Col. Greenwell, Ma|. Neiss, Capt. Daniel, Lt. Zacherle. Lt. Col. Tinguay, Lt. Col. Carbonnel, Lt. Ccl. Newsoni, Col. Reynolds, Lt. Col. Snyder, Lt. Col. Crawford, Lt. Col. N U HE Department of Military Hvgiene may at first glance seem relatively unimportant hut actual- ly its importance can scarcely be over- emphasized. For history is full of ex- amples where important campaigns have failed because of disease alone. In most wars the losses from sickness have greatly exceeded losses in battle. Such enormous losses were almost entirely due to ignorance on the part of officers and men. To safeguard our armies the Department of Military Hygiene is charged with preparing the officer for his highest duty, that of maintaining the health and morale of his men. It fulfills this obligation through thorough courses in 56 and delightful to get into, but how hard to get out ' hygiene, military sanitation, and first aid. Thus cadets, in their first class year at the Academy are furnished an indispensable part of their professional train- ing. For even today battles are on bv healthy, vigorous soldiers and by them alone. Un this day of hiehlx iiioJcrnizcJ warfare and streamlined inilitarv tactics it is particularly im- portant that each and every army officer have a working knowledge of the funda- mentals of Chemistry and Electricity. Oav b ' day these two sciences grow more important, changing the scope and methods of warfare almost overnight No armv of today is complete w ithout its corps of trained chemists and elec- tricians, without which it would he un- able to survive. It is to prepare oliicers to take their place in this highly technical arm - of ours that the Department of Chemistry and lUectri- citv gives such thorough courses in these two sciences. Thus with a sound scientihc knowledge our graduates go forth well prepared to cope with the conditions of modern warfare. DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND ELECTRICITY Col. Fenton, Proji Capt. Bowers, Capt. Dalilcii. Capt. Ciinninghani. Capi. Dick, Capt. Brooks, Capt. McCulla, Capt. Ziczman, Cape. Andcr«cn, Capt. Smith. Capt. Conrad, Maj. McPhcrson, Ma|. Allen, Col. Fenton, Maj. Gillette, Capt. Mitchell. Capt. Siindt. These balanced and unbalanced forces gc even the hives at first. DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY Just as a mission of the Academy is to train the mind to in the future is to he tarried out with this purpose in view reason to a logical conclusion, so a purpose cf the depart- and is to be augmented by modern visual methods of in- ment is to tram the mind to think quantitatively. Each of struction. With a good understanding of mechanical forces the divisions of the department has as one of its aims the the graduate will have a so ' .nd basis for a clear under- inculcation of an ability to think of machinery in motion standing of the operation of modern machinery and weapons, as a multitude of forces acting under natrral laws. The course a knowledge vital to an officer of the modern army. (iHa 58 HE " raison d ' etre " of the Department of English is to teach cadets, as future oHiccrs, to speak and write correct, clear, and forceful Eng- lish. The seeking out and appreciation of the best works of literature, though secondary, is none the less stressed. There is an increasing trend in the de- vmSSU UJ Jc Capt valllay, Capt. pariow. Capl. Ihonipson. Cape. Allen, Capt. Smith, Capt. Westcrmair. Capt. Guincy, Capr. Glasgow, Capt. Tram, Capt. Capt. Muniion, Capt. Storlcc, Capt. Kane, Ma], Moore, .Mathews, Capt. Finkenan, Capt. Clark, Capt. Hunter, Col. Wheat. Maj. McCarthy. Capt. Perman, Capt. Capt. Stearns. Wvnian. Capt. Thiclen. .jjjffc. ' .: partment to place emphasis, hy means of frequent speeches they will have to perform as officers. Our experience with to the class, on giving cadets an opportunity to express this department has given us necessary grooming and the themselves in front of an audience in view of the functions background to find and en)ov the riches of our literature. 59 jyij Col. Morrison, Profei Lapt. Fuller, Cipt. Farris, Capr. nc!rews,Capt. Mather. Capt. Miller, Capt. Hannagan, Capt O ' Malley, Mr. Reboussin, Capt Durfee, Capt. Harris. Capt. Black, Capt. Kraus, Capt. Re ie Capt. Thompson, Capt. Merri tm , Capt . Cus.ick , Capt . Epicy . Chamberlain, Capt. Griffith, Mr. Maitinez, Capt. Millener, Capt. Renfroe, Capt. Fuqua. Capt. Schercr, Capt. Hopkins, Mai. Barrett, Mr. Vauthiet, Col. Morrison, Maj. Bond, Capt. Hocker, Capt. Jones, Capt. Conway. DEPARTMENT OF MODERN LANGUAGES U HE courses of the De- parrmenr of Modern Languages consist of two years of French and one of Spanish. The Spanish text has been chosen and the French text written to lill the specific needs of the Academy. As a check and as .m incentive for improve- Ve must ha e declined at least a i and a thorousrh grammatical ken. The completed ment individual sound recordings are made each year. With courses insure the cadet ' s ability to study successfully ad- the purpose of giving cadets a primary knowledge of each vanced phases of either of these two widely used modern language, the courses are designed to instill a usable vocabu- languages. Next vear German will be added. 60 DEPARTMENT OF DRAWING ipt. Vickrey, Capt. Dunn, Capt. Berg, Capt. Law- )n. Capi. Briiion. Capt. an Wav, Capt. Mitchell, Capt. tSB m Kcnnerick, Capt. Blandford, Capt. Sisson. Capt. Loish, Capt. Gray, Capt. Fisher, Col. Alexander, Maj. Pesck, Capt. Ebcl, Capt. Saxton. U HE Drawing De- partment, teaching one of the most practical and useful courses at the Academy, was founded in 1808 when an additional in- structor was added to the De- partment of Engineering for the sfjecitic purpose of instructing in drawing. Since that time this very progressive depart- ment has so enlarged itself that the drawing course now covers a period of two years; dur- ing which time surveying and mechanical drawing are stressed. Since the appointment of Francis D. Mason to the Acade- my in 1808, such well-known artists as James McNeill Whist- ler and Charles A. Leslie have been affiliated with the Depart- ment. The present Professor, Col. Alexander, was assigned to duty with the department in 1920. Col. Alexander is one of the country ' s foremost author- ities on maps, a knowledge of which is essential to every officer. He has brought the de- partment up to highly tech- nical and up-to-date standards. climbcJ interminable, endless steps and came finally to this . Col. Alexander, Profeiior 61 T- TT " ' - Capt. Wheeler, Capt. Ga " , Capt. Woolnough, Capt. Am- mcrman, Capt. Pressley, Capt. Meyers. Capt. Schimmelpfennig, Capt. Miner, Capt. McNare, Capt. Zimmerman, Capt. Petersen, Capt. VX ' ertz, Capt. Upham, Capt. Inskeep, Capt. Booth. Capt. Milner, Capt. Moore, Capt. Wilkinson, Capt. Stritz- inger, Capt. Leslie, Capt. Jewett, Capt. Ewhank, Capt. Pohl, Capt. Kcelcr, Capt. Hartman. Capt. Ostrand, Capt. Currie Capt. McLemorc, Capr. Pegg Capt. Montague, Lt. Col Jones, Capt. Leonard, Capt Dick, Capt. Metzler, Capt Tank, Capt. Briggs. DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS U N the army of tomorrow the machine will continue to assume more and more importaiiLe, and a primary requisite for every officer will be a thorough educa- tion in mechanics, physics, and the like. It is to prepare the cadet for his courses in these subjects that the Mathematics Department teaches him the ins-and-outs of calculus. In his first tw-o years it gives him that broad and firm foundation on which most of his later work as a cadet is based. Intensive and com- prehensive though the course is, there is no lost motion, and the Department of Mathe matics does much to help us find that " logical conclusion ' ' k i Capt. Currie explains ex- ponents. cur es, and vet more curves. c spend tour years searching for. 62 Capt.O ' Mcara.Capt. Ward. (.apt. Tripp, Capt. Brown, C.apt. Webster, Capt. Daley. Capt. Hackett, Capt. Cron, I.t. Col. Counts, Capt. Daly, (apt. Chaflcc. 1 1 J Lt. Col. Luu.no. I ' i - First section struggles with the intricacies of asound wave. J ' 1931 the Departmctu of Physics was created to serve as a founiJation for the more advanced scientific courses of first and second class years. Truly a jack of all trades the department embodies an almost endless variety THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS of subjects. Here v c arc first exposed to mechanics, sound, heat, electricity, magnetism, and light; all of which we meet again during the course of our cadet career. No mere hit and run affair the course is designed to demonstrate the theoretical and practical application of each subject in de- tail. Supplementing classroom work with laboratory exer- cises serves to keep interest high as well as to show the practical application of the theoretical. The course is climaxed bv a scries of lectures concerned principally with the latest advances and applications of Physics. 63 fl Capt. Waters, Capt. C. King, Capt. Costello, Capt. Wiight. Capt. Fooks, Capt. Tarrant, Capt. Easterbrook, Capt. Mes- singei . Capt. Sather, Capt. Resta, Maj. Shabacker,Capt. Meridian, Capt. Gavin, Capt. King. Capt. Richardson, Mai- Har- mony, Lt. Col. Irving, Lt. CnL Rvder, Maj. Courscy, M.n Hatper, Capr. Davidson. The Commandant DEPARTMENT OF TACTICS ODAY as the responsibilities and duties of the young officer increase in this ever expanding Army so do the responsibilities of the Tactical Department increase. Charged with the discipline, administration, and tactical training of the Corps the Department is faced with a seemingly impossible task. The Commandant with the assistance of the Battalion Board and company tactical officers must coordinate all phases of military traini " g and supervise the daily routine. Complete tactical training is becoming increasingly difficult because of the complexities of modern warfare and because of the limited time and facilities open to the Department. In spite of all this the military education of the cadet includes every branch and every phase of warfare. Most important of all are the traits cf leadership and re- sponsibility to duty, but no amount of instruction can in- still these necessary qualities. It is by the example of the officers themselves that the cadets receive their most valu- able trainins. 64 ATHLETIC DIVISION OF TACTICS Maj. Harmonv, M„si,r oj th, Su Mi H.L- ' .l Mr. Malonc , Capt. King, Mr, niamond, Sgt. Mahcii. 1 Applcton, Mr. Jenkins, Maj. Harmony, Mr. Cavanagh, Capt. Messingcr J HYSICAL STAMINA has always been know n to he one of the first prerequisites for an officer, .ii:J almost a tentiry ago dexelopirent of this iral characteristic was assigned to the Tactical Ccpart- v-. irent. Todav even mc re, officers must lead against the urcat physical odds or modern comh.it. The idea of " every man an athlete " does not fully explain the ; , purpose of this department -supermen are not needed. ani " ' n " Y rit: task of the dcj ' artment is to m.ike every man required of him in the conduct of tumultuous and capable of meetmi; the physical efforts that shall be hazardous modern warfare. Vc " put out " — gradually doimiiaiicig ilic Kings, Horse, and Parallel Bars 65 w-m p. y. C: «• . ■ Capt. France, Cape. Anderson, Ma|. Fegan, Col. Kimball, Maj. Scliwarzwaclder, Ma|. Willis, Ma). Talhot. QUARTERMASTER DETACHMENT As the commanding ollicer is concerned chielly vvitli the perstmnel of the post, so the Quartermaster is concerned with the post itself —tlie roads, buildings, fixtures, the upkeep, enlargement, and beautilication. To Col. Kimball and his stalf falls the task of spending the three million or so that is West Point ' s budget, and proof of his efhciency in both procurement and wise expenditure of funds IS the beautv and neatness of West Point and its continuous expansion in territory and buildings. We ourselves have seen completed a large barracks, a field hi)use, a gymnasium, and numerous smaller buildings, and a glance at Col. Kiiiiball ' s plans shows a |irogram for the next few years as ambitious as for the past four. ,., y„ 66 -rut: HOMAS JONATHAN JACESON Man of books, man of God, man of war; great leader, great subordinate, he gave life to the visions of Lee. Tactical genius, man of action, he was the spearhead on the shaft of Lee ' s will; he was the edge on the flashing scimitar of Lee ' s brilliance. Soldier and scholar, master and man — Jackson. T (• the speirnead itpr 1 ' Brown, G. S., Tarbox, Norton, J. • ■■• ' ' . ' . - A p. H ' . C is. „ ' I VJ. ' ; FIRST CLASS BOSWELL, H. Kemp, P. R. Brown,.]. T. Kromer, V. a. Brown, R. D. Lee, L. C. Cheaney, I. B. LiNDERMANi,.). C Clark, R. E. O ' Brien, P. .[. Clearv,T.J. Osgood, R. M. Couch, R. W. Oswalt,]. R, Crow, D. L. Peddie,,I.S. CURLEY, T. W. Perkin, I. DE Silva, p. ROWNY, E. L. DiLTs, p. K. SCHREMP,,]. E. Faulkner, L. S. Seawell, W. T. Foster, H. F. Walker,]. P. Garrett, R. W. Ward, T. M. Greene, L. V. White, . " l. W. Harris, J. F. White, L. S. Hendrickson, R. G. Woods, D. S. Keagy, R. B. WOOLWINE, W. J 74 MM -fi t_« i 6- " W-v te — k. CIOMPANY ' On the right of the line ' yor lourl had the lead — whether it be it men (both collar and bathrpbc curricular activities. " Fat j»:k Larry " fought on the footla WooKvinc, Dilts, Cleary, Grcc " Company has always n the total number of our Star- or in participation in extra- sh, " " Fat Oby, " and " Fat " A " Co. ' s blessing — while i ' alkH Garrett and Stringer carried the " A " Co. banner to baskdfcball, lacrosscBascball, polo, and swimming. The Blue Ganoo ' represented us on tiBStaff, and Ward and Kemp carried on for us on the are . " ||Mriil ' hi Pri J " Baldy " Curley supplied their own little highlight . Of lilebo ing as left to " Dave the Duck " and " Wild BiirKromc Wc arc of multifario is typcs Hit e have BC together in these four vcars to form a close and lastinHrie idship. MERS. Compj FIRST CLASS H UTSON , Cadet Company Cotmnander Atteberry, R. L. Barrow, S. H. Besancon, H. C. Carlson, V. P. CORBIN, T. G. CUMMINGS, R. L. Danforth, C F. Day, p. C. Due, K O. goodell, h. c, GuRFEIN, J. I. GURNEE, W. H. Hatfield, M. C. HuTSON, S. C. Kelsey, S. D. Kennedy, K., W. Kline, R. W. Lawson, T. R. McCaffery, B. Maxwell, T. V. Michel, J. F. O ' Connor, R. D. Petre, W. M. Pierpont, R. P. Reed, W. R. rosenbaum. b. s. Salisbury, L. R. Sands, J. R. SCHNITTKE, R. I, Skoblicki, T. J. Stillson, G. H. Tarbox, R. M. Ward,]. H. W ' iNFREE, I. O. 76 MMHiaH m!ss - j t , . t I Capt. Prather, Company CommanJrr COMPANY a ' J oygiii|j|irill roll has lost well i)vcr liftv percent of its names. Little hands have strengthened our line after ea )f frightenei Rplaccments from the Third Hatt h assault. Htunatelv, many suHcred only tlcsh wounds, and are back in quieter sec ors. The front has been reasonably qu :t since FurlH nd this melting pot of companies has attained a certain insubordin.ite Imtnc • ' ' hoix that we have passed on in BCo a heritage of comradcshipKf i._i. d that somedav we will have a reunion of not merelv the Class oJ ' 4llu| als(Bc Classes of ' 42, ' 4 , and ' 44. What matters that one slip from the smootli path Icadiiis; to the achicv ;mel hut to increase the challenge to a man ' s soul to light against all odds. June c f 194olau- C C(| lust confidence towards a perch at the top of the ladder. July saw its win " hust. " Redoubled efTort and cooperation during the resc of First Class y| again sent C Company soaring high. 79 that serves ' any soar with ig Tohyhanna challenge and . ' FTr ,V £■• «■• CLASS Avery, H. K. D ' EsposiTO, ) V. Gleason, W. T Knowles, W. p. Mitchell, V. L. Starr, W. F. BOATWRIGHT, L. S. Duke, P. D. ' GoDDARD, G H Knowlton, J. L. PiTTMAN, G. H. Thigpen, J. J. Clifford, W. E. Ellis, H. V. Hauser, a. p. Lauterbach, W. M. Reilly, R. S. Thomas, A. R. CoAKLEY, R. J. Elsberry, R. V. Hayduk, a. G. Manley, J. B. Silk, J. M. TlDMARSH, H. A. Cole, C. E. Franklin, E L. Iarvis, H. L. Mead, H. ' S. Smith, B. I. Veidner,J.J. Collins, L. P. Frawley, H. W. KiSIEL, E. C. 80 Miller, M. G. StalnakeA, G. W. Woodruff, R. B Zarembo, E. B. True, rhev ' rc all eood compan sonic runts, hut all somewhat va vc arc representative of every as men arc outst.mdinij on all the Co iihout us the ijtjats would becon the Area has known us, too, yet — r we are not runts nor llankcrs, ne cadet life due to the men ' s coo has the color of varietv and th»r» Si.ni IF, some indilferent, some llankcrs, larity of " D " Company is that ,ve are the true cross-section. Our T disdainful of the red comforter; nginccrs a group of automatons; (Tect of the summer ' s slug deluge; r overbearing — here a balanced smooth sailing. " D " Company 81 b M0 Z, Lawson, T. R. Foster, H. F., Maynard, MiciiiiLS, de Saussure ■nnMiifeeiaiHiiMM ] LI Ofy ' K :J ' Hamilton, Taggart, Dilts. Micmel -. JFlf FIRST CLASS Armstrong, C. H. DlENELT, .H. HoEBEKE, A. J. McClure.J.C. Murray,]. F T. Austin, E. A. Flanders C. L. HuFFM.tN, B. E. McIntyre, G. W. NiLES, G. Bagshaw, H. K. Fletcher, C. W. Kercheval, B. B. Matheisel, R. a. Peabody, H. Berger, L. H Fowler, . D. KuZELL, R. E, Moody, A. |. F. PiGUE, P. E, Blanchard, H.N. Gerig, F. A. Lawson, R. L. Moore, G. B. Roton, W. F. Brown, Earle W. Harris, C K. Ledford, L. B. Mullins, C. L. Sliney, E. M. Smith, C. L. Snider, A. H. Thompson, J. D. Towers, J. H. Troup, M. G. Upton, R. R. Watson, L. H. 84 I k COMPANi ih Capt. Tarrant, Company CommuiiJcr The tallest little men in the Corjl consider ourselves Hankers nor like t and that in more respects than hei indilFerence, glory in quill, or culti Company make no attempt to win s pertorming the many and varied dut An average quota of star-men, goa graduating classes always leave bch continue our unassuming company I ' CLASS fot in E Company, where wc do not 1 us runts. We are " middle-men " companies may he proud of their ate strif mong the classes; but the men of E ch distirBon. We have led a normal cadet life, that Ci K our way, and have had a good time. , lilc-bo Js, and slugoids arc among us. Our ndB TOod friends whom they can trust to icHini) th lass of 1941 will be no exception. p3l H. 85 p. Jfc. L ' : .. FIRST CLASS BODZIN, H. Buttery. E. B. Campana, V. W. Delaney, R. Dessert, K. O. Drum, H. H. Edger, R. H. Ellis, H. H. Evans, A.J. Felchlin, H. L. Freese, R. E. Gardner, W. Green, j. O. Harper, M. G. Hauser, J. N. Heaton, D. H. Jones, P. T. Locke, J. L. Lokker, C. J. McCuLLOCH, J. A. Meador, J. W. Moore, W. L. o ' connell, t. c. Polk, R. B. schultz, b. Sh.adday, M. a. Slocum, G. L. Stern, H. 1. Tanous, p. S. Tansey, p. H. Thom.«, C. E. ToNETTI, O. C. Vaughan, W. J. D. Wilkinson, G. B. Y. TES, E. p. 86 COMPANY The day vc cami baggy suit and said, panv ti)o. " Fi)iir ye and dreaming with for that man. We ' v and priilitcd by it with him and left o separate personal it rubbing together. J feel that bond tliat Capt. Mahrdian, Cor»f j»i CommunJer 87 t the man in the to be in thisCom- hoping, laug hing iven us a lot of respect lions temper our own e inherii some traditions along I hers bchH to the Company. Our h VMHied a higher finish by owH e ' re olT, but we ' ll always 111 llB Company together. p. f-. C- i5- 1 FIUST CLASS , Adams, J. E. Hume, T. A. ! Adjemian.G- R. Kelley, R. S. Baker. F.J. Kosiorek, S. T. Barnett, C. M Longino, M, p. Camp, J. H. Loring, R. G. Cannon, C. A. McIntyre,J. C. C.«oR, B. C. Mather, W. E. Chavez, A. T. MOLESKY, W. F. Clapp, W. p. Peircf, C. L. Cummins, W. K. R. mey, S. M. Dixon, R. T. Rhynard, W. E. Gilbert, W. R. Singles, W. Greene, M.J. L. Skowronek, p. G Hall, M. W. Stigers, J. W. H. RDINO, E. F. Thompson, D. V. 1 Harrison, M. C. Walters, E. K. 1 Hicks, G. L. Willes, C. G. : HUMBER, C. H. % Wherever you look, unl ss Company in the center of t see? — Corps Squad Captain hopoids, leaders of activitic men. You will find a true united not only in Barrack happiness. U ' e arc proud of t added w c owe to this cheris to a healthy bond of frien follow inq us. heads, you will find " G " our caps, and what do you es striped to the clhow, ong the ranks of the little rps life. This year we arc pany spirit so essential to sed on to us. U ' hat wc have without class barriers, and ich wc leave to the classes 89 Capt, Rkh. rdson ' , Compjii-, C ' ■ ■rl mj!r F. f-. L ' " H ♦ • mt ,. ' mir 3fi sStiflEBU iK ! FIRST CLASS Lee, Caiht Co flpany Comnumder Adams, H. L. Aliotta, M. F. Barney, J. C. Bentley, J. L. Betts, C. F. Brier, W. W. Brooks, J. A. BUSDEE, C. M. Cooper, R. L. Eaton, D. H. Graham, J. W. Healy.J. G. King, R. S. La Rocca, G. A. Lee, G. a. McGrane, E.J McKee, G. L. McNagny, R. R. Marsh, H. T. Matheson, C. F. Maynard, C. D. Pickett, G. B. PoFF, E. F. Redmon, j. G. 90 Rising, H.N. Troy, F. ]. Roy, ). W. Tyler, M. C Sawy ' er, W.B. Welles, G.H Stainback, F. F. West, B. M. Stanford, F. C Zott, J. H. Thlisen, G. L. Capt. Davioson, (,ompjii Co Livini; in ]ieaccful serenity in t the Chapel and the Mess Hall, H manner which has been pleasant the lack ot any rcsultini; cnijincc from a practical point of view has produced its yearly quota of huttcrllies. May those that follou might ' , we are leisurely vours, H e vB shadclw cHhe two pillars of the AcaJeiiu ' , Company has ciiBied through its daily tasks in a nd successful. XHcompletc lack of star-men, and ■ complex, has cHblcd us to attack all problems ndowcd with aiHnviablc versatility, this group thr HHiBsc)uH Captains and a score of social cademicallv average, militarily 91 p. f ' . C- , 1 y W m m U y Healy. Evans, Cl J l1 f A .» M .yp ' [.LING, Cochran, Seneff p. y. i ' . li Adams, H. F. Ahern, J. P. Aldridge, R. a. BOGGS, E. C. Brown, E. V. Carman, C. M, Christensen, J. Clark, H. W. Clark, J. C. Deyo, T. E. Dillard, J. E. Driscoll, D. L. Forsyth, J- P- Geldermann, E, J Gould, G. T. Hampton, F. M. Hershenovv, W. J. Johnson, M. C. Jones, M. M. Laudani, a. a. Linton, W. M. Mateer,J. B. MiCHELS, L. F. Mover. M. G, murrah, c. r. Powell, E. L. Pratt, W. D. PURDY, W. A. Reagan, T. E, Reed, C. E. Richardson, H. Root, P. C. Schilling, C. H Sharkey, T. W. TuTTLE, R. M. VanHoy.J. W. Waitt, R. G. 94 yiti 1 i i iii j ili jl r - , .- w ' Wf. Iccivicics men; scene " I " Co., home of slug-oids, spec-oids, snakc-oids, goats. Corps Squad or " re of hall games pitched, umpired and scored by " The Hook; " homcof industriouiJicbcftecognized Yearlings, contented Cows and plain Firstics. All this makes for co-operation in and between classes. When there was ork to d(Bt was done. After- wards, " au hoodie " or " au bonk " was the password. Let " The Hook " 1 rad this rfcle and you ' ve got " I " Co. 95 Atkinson, J. E. borman, r. c. Buchanan, E. K. Carroll, J. H. CoNNALLY, L. C. Dalby, a. S. Detwiler, R. p. Edgerton, B. W. p. Gauvreau, D. G. Gribble, W. C. Grygiel,.]. S. Henschke, J. M. Henzl, L. C. Horn, R. W. Jensen, A. Jones, C. E. Kaiser, J. L. Kramer, R. S M. Lee,J.C. H. McCooL, R. A. McDaniel, U ' . T. Meyer, A. L. MlLLIKIN, J. Price, M. Salinas, D. Samz, R. W. Scott, R. P. Seneff, G. p. SPlLLtR, B. A. Sykes, J. R. Tate. _ Thompson, C. TiNDALL, R. G. White, T. K. 96 " Get your eyes up, Dumh|olin up and sees a truly cosmopolitan fault our Engineers support our and our Battalion Commander at( We pride ourselves on being free escaped either horrible alternativ erroneously called indifference — find ourselves right in step with t We are not the ideal cadets, rat average love of West Point. K ' is jH ing by. " The plcbc sentinel looks droupniaiili across his post. We arc versatile to a ' .tes balance our " red-boy " addicts, ,,-. of our members in the " 23 " Club, tions of the runt and flanker, having .•ays been noted for our liberality — ;clves well ahead of the came and age group of men with an above 97 .Tir.?- Ball, C. F. Campbell, R P. Fisher, T. L. Kunkel, D. E. Magruder, S. B. Ramee, p. W. BiRDSEYE, M. H. Chapman, C. W. Gerace, F. ]. Lew, R. M. Mayo, B. 1. Rastetter, R. J. Briggs, L. a. Cochran, H. W. Home, J. M. LiNNELL, F. H. MuzYK, A. F. Thompson, A. G. Brinson, R. H. COKER, S. Y. HowzF, F. B. Locke, F. E. NlNlNGER, A. R. West, D. Brown, G. S. Colleran, R .1- Irwin, H. D. McElroy, J. E. Panke, R. E. Woodward, W. H BURTCHAELL, J. W. Elder, C. L. Johnson, A. G W. McKlNLEY, J. F. Plume, S. K. WSr n COMPANY PT. Wright, Compjti Commamitt From oi:r hivey captain to our ver Hoatiest plehc, " L " Company is an integral unit, a Loopcratnc, factionless gr( up ( Rour classes which moves as a whole toward a given end, hatc er it may be. C on ' Biink for a second, however, that vvc are each and evcrv one a hland, spineless c 3g iHhe machine without individuality— forever perish the thought! Oh no, ue ha e mHco suit your every mood, whether you enter our hails in search of a bridge ficr d, a Krn«tTkbater, a football star, a jive hound, or a fourth in your quartette. Our lugHis ; re l KS of the area; our no-demerit men are prides of the Tactical Departi lentl ' L ' CcB any, habitat of hivey goats and super-indiflerent tile-boners, wc .ire proud to ;r.idu:uc from voiir ranks. u 99 K f-jfi FIRST CLASS Andrus, B. C. Gray, P. Brown, Edwin W. Harvey, H. C. Carney, M. W Hewitt, M. L, Celmer, T. B. HOGE, W. M. Clendening, t- C, Keleher, R. R. COFER, F. S. Larson, P. R. Coker, N. K. MONSON, N. P. CoLLlSON, T. D MOUCHA, M. F. Cooper, D. Mullane, W. R. Cox, J. I. Norton, J. Deane.J. B. POLLA, H..J. DE JoNCKHEERE, H.T. Richards,,!. R- DURR, E. Rosen, R. H. E ASTON, J. ]. ROSSELL, J. E. FiTZPATRICK, F. C. Sullivan, M. W Foster, H. G. Taggart, D. B. GiLLIS, W. G. Tyndall, J. G. Grace, D. B. Von Schriltz, D ll 100 . ' ■ jtjr . o : ' .- . i, t;: 1f! . .o pi " m iiWt ' - T.; Ciiv.f B CrSp »: ' B I HiiviV, H L ■ H ik ' 1 Katiii.i ' Mo . ' ' - --. jilmiiSt. f- i«sJ -; Pou-Jl wW ;, n ; ' , ' N. ' ■ p ■ ' X . J, Ot ' Compjuy Cotmrumltf Capt. Kino, Compjny Common. Iir W ' c of M C were cast vi division of military ran ships; that a :ad out a goat. 1 lerc hearted coo icra quest rather phere, wCf-are s greater sc ul thai our lots iHere in the hist taught that ;n close friend- ced in helping t upon wholc- icncHcsults from re- in this atmos- |- ed to give 101 - ' -•-rvn RID KIl.l.IHlR, the spinr of the Class of ■4I, big, it.il, he led us from the lirst moment of knowing him. We still mimic his gestures, repeat his ironic catchwords, pet phrases — and we lind his nicknames have stuck to us like court piaster. The class was definitely divided over Will those who were close to him, and those who couldn ' t get close enough. His academic career seems hazy simply because he had such an easy time, but his athletic career recalls vivid pic- tures;— Will ' s graceful bulk smashing through airtight lines -opening wagon tracks, our heavy hitter — cracking the ball o er to the steps of Cullum Hall, Will ' s gloved hand as it was invariably raised by the referee. As " all around " as a perfect circle. Will ' s deeds and potentialities crowned our fondest hopes for The Man. We hold the instance of Will Kelleher as our proof of immortality. His grin, his manner, ideas and ideals -his legend will live in us to be passed to our children. We here pay homage to Will ' s mother and Nancy Clark they shall be our shrine. " Will " Connessional •V , CHUCK came to us from 4issouri and although he never said It, his attitude was " I ' m from Missouri. " However, no one was quicker in acknowledging his own mistakes once they were made known to him. The most outstanding of Chuck ' s many great qualities was his absolute loyalty to his friends, who were legion in number. No one ever knew the real Chuck, the man behind that seeming indifference, without loving and admiring him. Chuck ' s motto might well have been, " My friends, may they never be wrong, but my friends, right or wrong. " Chuck graduated very early, but his sincere friendship, supreme loyalty, and clean sportsmanship will forever be with us, and when on life ' s last battlefield we stand we can be sure that it won ' t be lonely over there for we all have a true loyal friend waiting. " Chuck " Congressional 104 y - ' iiaii - u- II- WILLIAM PATRICK K.FLLLHFR, JR. ScR ANTON, PkNNSYI.VANIA mk ' - (HAKLLS SUMNLR jOHLS Kansas Crrv, Missouri 103 Xlplpwr -- m i I HOWARD FRANK ADAMS Rui ' LAND, ' eRMONT Howdy came to us from the Infantry. This fact helped him to orient himself quickly and easily in the few days of his Beast Barracks, since he missed being an " Augus- tine " by a few hours. He is one of those cool men who always wonder hv people are hurrying when the hrst note of assembly is sounded--one of those who were never known to be excited. Howdy has gained fame as a candid cameraman. He is less noted for his athletics because he dislikes the regularity of Corps Squad prac- tice. Hence he has spent most of his afternoons since plebe year in voluntary athletics and on the comforter squad. " Howdy " Army H HARWELL LEON ADAMS ViDALiA, Georgia When Georgia ' s " Red " Adams roared into these gray walls one July day in ' 37, the system began a four year test that has forever proved its inviolability. For his un- precedented exploits as a system bucket, H. L. Adams has made his mark permanent, both on the records of the T.D., and on the concrete slabs of central area. Despite this fame, those of cs who v ere close to him will re- member him longer as that big-hearted guy who never gave himself a thought when there was something he could do for a friend. Red ' ' Congressional Track- (4), Numerals (4) Cross Country (3) Sergeant (1) Sergeant (1) Rotert Anderson ' 25 106 (I ltf!: JONATHAN EDW ARD ADAMS G Bangor, Maini A resounding thud, a pov erful shove and Jock was at our side on the first day of Beast Barracks. Swarthy, heavily- bearded Jocko, the pride of Bangor who turned out to be the pride of G Company as well. That indomitable spirit that enabled his small stature to push two hundred pound thugs all over the football field will enable Jcck to deliver the goods in life ' s heavy turmoil. As his career at West Point has indicated, nothing is going to stop hini from climbing to the very top in Army life. " ' Jock ' Senatorial GEORGE ROOPEN ADJEMIAN G Boston, Massachusetts A laugh or a smile most of the time, a quiet word of sympathy when needed, even silence on those days when words were worse than useless — always the right touch at the right time, that was George. Jitterbug par ex- cellence, he pecked his way through saber bouts, aca- demics, and hops. He didn ' t beat the system, nor did it beat him. He |ust enjoyed himself when possible, and hammered out a good job hcnever he was called upon. That ' s thejeep. ' Jeep ' ' Congressional Corporal (2) Scrpcant 1) Football v4-J-2-l), Numerals (4) Wrestling C4-J-2) Sergeant 1} Fencing ' 4-3), Numerals (4) Academic Coach (4-3-2) Howitzer Schedules Editor (1) 107 Albert Sidney Johnston ' 26 JOSEPH PATRICK AHERN T Manchi-ster, New Hampshire " Batteries for to-day ' s game: — for Army — Davis pitch- ing, Ahern catching. " And for the succeeding three years " Baseball Joe " fought hard for Army victories. Though Joe fought doggedly on the diamond, he never entered the battle of tenths or that for files quite so whole- heartedly. His class standing came without too great an effort while his standing with the Tactical Department came at times with no effort at all. Yet even the Tactical Department could not ruffle Joe ' s even good nature which ever remained a harbinger of good fellowship. " Littlf foe " Congressional RICHARD ABNER ALDRIDGE J Mobile, Alabama Never a staunch follower of the r;e wH ta re, Diamond Dick nevertheless found himself high on the " make list " first class year. Possessed with an abundance of dry humor, an unusual ability to imitate people with ludi- crous accuracy, good common sense, and a genuine friendliness to all, Dick made life interesting to himself and his friends. He spent his spare time drawing excellent cartoons, designing June Week favors, drifting from the red comforter to the Boodlers, and being very smooth with the femmes. Club 23 (A.B.). " Diamond Dick " Congressional Sergeant (1) Baseball (4-3-2-1), Numerals (4) Major " . " (3-2-1) Sunday School Teacher (2) Board of Governors (1 ; Co-. uthor, Hundredth Night Show Sergeant (1) Jefferson Davis ' 28 108 r MICHAEL FRANK ALK1TTA ]_| CmcAi ' .o, Ili.indis Known to the Corps as " the man with the camera, " Mike has spent his career as a cadet busying himself with extra-curricular activities. Always in good humor, Mike is reallv the serious type, and has left no stones unturned in his untiring efforts to do his best and get out of West Point all West Point has to offer. Not a student by nature, Mike has by hard work achieved a large measure of suc- cess in academics. His encrgv and ambition should carry him far as an officer. " Mike " Congressional WINDSOR TEMPLE ANDERSON Q Fowler, Ohio Andy was a " tin-school artist " and therefore was more easily adapted to cadet life than most. His youth on an Ohio farm gave him the advantage of being fully awake at our reveilles in the dark, but he never liked them. His distinction was to drag any girl ' s roommate, cold blind, and like it everv ' time! Hops were his avocation; music, his art; practicing on the trombone, his vice; and sliding the Cadet Orchestra to success was just too easy. " WiiiJy " Congressional Sergeant (1) Swimming (4) Wrestling (3-2-1) Concert Orchestra (4- 2-l) Catholic Chape! Choir (4-2-1) Camera Club Howitzer Informals Editor (1) Fishing Club Pistol Marksman Sergeant : 1) Concert Orchestra (4) Cadet Orchestra (4-3-2-1) Hundredth Night Show (4-3-2-1) Pistol Marksman I;3» " es i : ■ 109 i 4 Jcseph E. Johnston ' 29 .WSS ■Ml M BURTON CURTIS ANDRUS, JR. Washington, D. C. Born to lead, Burt has been head man in various cadet activities from " M " Company " draggings " and " poop- sheer days " to managing an A-1 Camp Illumination. With energy in excess, he puts all he has into everything he does whether it be playing polo, shagging on the dance floor, or getting in a word at the T.D. or Academic Department. Loved for it all, he ' s a true " M " Company man in a company where friends mean more than files. So until the Cavalry meets the . ' Mr Corps, " So long, Burt, — mine has been the gain. " " Bin-t " At Large GEORGE LINCOLN ANDREWS Q X ' allejo, California " The missing link " came from a middle name, it never fitted this clean-cut lad. Sunny as his touted California sun, Link authored nine out of ten slaps on the back that we came to associate with him. Goat to engineer — is his academic story. We accepted him as a star on the red comforter squad until one day he turned traitor and be- came an ace at handball and squash. Friend of everyone, Link was still sufficient i nto himself. He chose his own paths. " Link " At Lai-ie Sergeant (1) Polo (4-3-2-n Monogram (2) Pointer (2-1) Howitzer (2-1 ' Assistant Biographies Editor (1) Hop Committee (2-1) Camera Club Squash Club Chairman Camp Illumination Polo, Minor " A " (1) Sergeant (1) Assistant Track Coach (3 ) Catholic Chapel Acolyte (1) Pistol Marksman George G. Meade ' 35 110 CLAIRIi HIUHS ARMSIKONG, JR. p Bi 1.1 Hvii.i.i;, Illinois Army began his plebc year with a smirk on his face and kept it there for four years. Not desiring to hone liles in either academics or tactics, he divided his time among many extra-curricuhir activities. Fiction, correspondence, red comforter, the Boodlers, and hops were always more interesting than studies. Although experiencing many close shaves in academics, Army always came through with a beam of satisfaction on his face. His abilit ' to make friends, to tackle anv |oh, and to succeed against great odds will make Army a valuable oliicer. Arrny ' ' Congressional c FRI:D JOHN ASCANI RocKFORD, Illinois Coming to West Point with high am bitions Ash ful- filled his intentions. Ranking one in Tactics Plebe vear was one of his major accomplishments. Ranking two in Spanish was his greatest defeat for he was gunning for the first position. Ever willing to coach the goats, he won the respect of his classmates. His efhciency and willing- ness to work will make him the kind of oflicer the . ir Corps is seeking. Ash excelled in company sports, and on the dance floor and red comforter. Ash left the Point pre- pared to take on anything the . rmy has to olier. " Afh " Coiip ' essional Sergeant (1) . .;sistant Manager Swimming (J) Assi tant Manager Track (3-2) Manager Track (1) Howitzer Representative (4-3-2-1) Hundredth Night Show (4) Skcet Club Pistol Sharpshooter Sergeant (1) Skect CUih Hundredth Night Show (4) Fishing Club HI it P. G. T. Beauregard ' 38 t JOHN EARL ATKINSON J AunuRN, Alahama John Ar has been tolerant of the T.D., and only during those harrowing academic W.G.R. ' s has he really ruffled himself to master the situation. John ' s ability is evinced h - his rt ' cord in athletics, and his talent in affuins d ' d)ii()iir. His smooth " Darling, I ]ust can ' t help it " has left many feminine hearts in its wake. But now a petite blonde is exercising a dominant, steadying influence. To her and the Service we give John At, friendly, smiling, even tempered — a good roommate and friend. ' John At ' ' Congressional B ROY LEIGHTON ATTEBERRY San Antonio, Texas The eyes of Texas are not yet upon him, but nevertheless Button-nose is proud of Texas and its jack-rabbits. Un- fortunately he IS an easy mark for the T.D.; this has given him a valid excuse for being dissatisfied although he has never really needed one. He has a lifelong hate for all athletics and athletes. He knows his enemies and his friends, and both know him. Builder supreme of toy boats, with a penchant for good books, he is well known for his erudition. " Bum Berry " Ar?ny Sergeant ( Baseball (4-3-2-1), Numerals ( 4 . cadenn ' Monogram 2 Color Line ( 4 Camera Cluh Fishine Cluh Pistol Marksn an Sergeant (1) { 112 ( I IMOKV ASllLL AUSTIN, JR. p Erii ' , Pi;nnsylvania In July 1937 Emory left Eric, Pennsylvania to brighten the military academy with his varied talents. Although he entered every cadet activity pertaining to music, he never lost the common touch that always marked him as a regular fellow. In the records he may be listed as a member of the Choir, Glee Club, and Cadet Orchestra, but we ' ll remember him better as a good bridge partner, super mess-hall debater and loyal adherent to the index card system of keeping notes on academics, tactics, and femmes ' addresses. " Hash " Natioiitil GiiiirJ HAMILTON KING A TRY. JR. T . i;w C3rli;. ns, Lol ' isian.a " Ham " is a product of the National Guard, Tulane, and Sully ' s. Being a turnback he had to concentrate on his studies, but he still found time to star on the track team for four years, as well as to run cross-country. He also found time to devote to the glee club and the hundredth night shows. " Ham, " with his steady ways and never- say-die spirit, will make an excellent ofiiccr and a splen- did flyer. The Air Corps gets and deserves the best. " Ham " Congressional Gjrporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Choir 1:4-3-2) Glee Club r4-3-L) Cadet Orchcitra (3-2-1) Cadet Concert Orchestra (4-3-1) Dcbatinj; Society (1) Chcvs Club Hundredth Night Show (3-2-1) Pistol Marksman Cadet Instructor Sergeant (1) Track (4-3-2-1) Major " " (3) Cross Country f 4-3-2-1) Choir (2-r Glee Club 2-1) Ski Club Fishing Club Hundredth Night Show (2-1) Pistol Sharpshooter 113 George H. Tlicinas ' 40 James Longstreet ' 42 HARRY KENDALL BAGSHAW g Mapleville, Rhode Island Distinguished hv an .ibilitv to " B.S. " convincingly on anv sub)ecc, Harrv drifted through West Point un- hothered by tactics or academics and with darn few feminine problems. Instead of boning " dis " he chose to exercise his talents towards getting the most fun out of life even at the expense of spending several hours on the area. A spasmodic student, Harrv boned stars one dav and liction the next. A rugged humor and a generous nature made him a got)d classmate and friend. " Biie s " Seihitorial c LESLIE WILMER BAILEY Olinger, ' irginia Ace came to West Point a true mountaineer. His first obstacle was Mrs. Robert ' s dancing course; he had no trouble with the English department, however, because he can " spell and define every word in the dictionary. " As an athlete Ace found running, especially up and down hills, verv easv, and became a cross-country man of no mean ability. His long experience in the Army coupled with his ready wit and his loyalty to those placed under him will make him an able, respected officer. " Ace " CongiTss oiuil Cross Country (4-3) Sergeant (1) Traclc (4-3), Numerals (4) Track (3) Camera Club Cross Country (3-2) Debating Society Fishing Club 114 i mn u George B. McClellar. liKcr. nis « he hiJ C ' - ' dictiou " Atuvcoiir ' ' ' plaicJaiiJ " for. FRliUERlCK JOHN BAKER Q Niagara Falls, New York Maybe it was h.ulini; from the Honeymoon city that gave hill) tile irresistilile [Xinchant for blondes that threatens his manly reserve. Thar, plus the hair he called " auburn " were his dominant characteristics, the latter hidmg a solidly keen mind, one that kept him an en- gineer in all his academics. As a wife, he was a prince, always willing to do an extra soiree so that an O.A.O. would not be kept waiting. He says he wants wings but those of us who know him best will wager on castles. " Biike " Coiie rtssioiial CLINTON FIELD HALL T Albany, New York Clint ' s classinatcs will remember — his accepting and vanquishing of the plebe year challenge: " Mister Ball, are you on the ball? " — his generosity: " Hey Clint, lend me another pack of skags. " — and his easy going way of life: " Okav, I ' ll get up, it ' s only the two-minute hell. " They will remember his winning a major " A " while on " B " squad, his being an engineer only in the subjects he did not study; but most of all thev will remember him as a friend and a true friend. " Clint " At Liirge Sergeant (1) A. sistaiit Baseball Manager (3) Engineer Football (2) Camp Illumination (3 Ski Club Pistol Marksman Fishing Club Sergeant (1) Football (1) Track (4-3-2-1) Major " A " (3) Boxing (4) Pistol Marksman 115 Ge orge E. Pickett ' 4S aUJD2 G CARGILL MASSENBURG BARNETT Atlanta, Georc.ia Buz came to us, a " rebel " from Georgia Tech. His host of friends in the Corps and among the " femmes " is testi- mony of his personality and winsome smile. A true and loyal friend he was ever ready to apply his " engineer " mind to help a " goat. " Definitely, he was a leader of men as any man on " A " squad football would testify. An excellent soldier who will carry to the Field Artillery the true " Benny Havens " spirit of the Corps. Bi ' ' Coupessioiial JOHN COLES BARNEY H ToHATCHi, New Mexico From the Navajos, conservative John inherited his love for the red comforter. His brain was never academically over-taxed, because he relied on his " Seven day spec course " at the end of each term — especially Second Class year. He is one of the most likable men the Corps has ever met, and would rather be a friend than a scholar or high ranking " make. " Of John, I can truthfully sav, " I never met the man who didn ' t call him ' Friend ' . " Bi bhles ' ' Sena tor nil ' B:f:M Corporal 1,2) Lieutenant (1) Stars (4-3) Cross Country (4) .• sst. Manager Football (3-2) Manager Football (1) Cadet Instructor 116 Corporal (2} Sergeant (1) ► J:hn B. Hjod ' 53 -?t B SAM HARUV BARROW Clari:ndon, Texas " Butch " for four years looked in vain for some reason to resign. Not finding one, he settled into a solemn hiberna- tion, dividing his interest between cards and sleep. His luck with cards was varied, his luck with sleep alwavs the same -the best. His two principal interests almost completely exhausted his supply of interest — therefore the academics just had to shift for themselves. Day in, and day out, " Butch " was an easy man to get along with and was always on the spot to lend a hand. " Biilch " Congressional JACK LEITH BENTLEY U Gadsden, Alabama To West Point from Alabama came quiet, good-natured Jack. " Easy does it " was always his motto, and he made many friends because his personality permitted few- enemies. . cademics came easy for jack after plebc English. He usually found the opportunity to join anv nearby bridge game although he worked hard at times. His main extra-curricular activity was dragging. He has done very well in his selection of femmes. Jack ' s ability to apply himself to his work will make him an excellent addition to the Air Corps. " Jack " Congressional Sergeant (1) Goat Foocball (2) Lacrosse (4) Fishing Club (2-1) Sergeant (1) Pistol Marksman 117 Philip H. Sheridan ' 53 LEON HERMAN BERGER Calumet City, Illinois Butch ' s tenacity of purpose was rewarded in 1937 after a hard struggle for an appointment and we won another classmate. He has done better than average work in academics and, although no outstanding award-winner, IS looked upon by us as a good athlete. Untimely in- juries have interfered with his activities on the gridiron and the diamond. The fact remains, however, that there has never been a man at the Academv who looked more like a bail player than our Butch. Club 23 A.B.) Butch ' Congressional B HARRY CHARLES BESANCON Stryker, Ohio You have never seen a true genius at work until you have seen our H arry ' s magic fingers turning out the quaintest workable contrivances ever imagined. Being a natural " hive, " Harry seldom studied for he took a great deal of delight in working with his innumerable tools or en- lightening many a goat in French or math. He knew the Engineers were a cinch. A likeable chap, perfect gentle- man, and ideal roommate, our Harry will some dav turn out ingenious devices for the Ordnance. Harry ' ' Cungnssional M: Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Football (4) Baseball (4-3-2), Numerals (4) First Sergeant (1) Hundredth Night Show (4-3) Academic Coach (4-3-2-1) Water Carnisal (3) Pistol Marksman Cadet Instructor 118 A E. E. Sv ar: ' i-i CURTIS FRANCIS BETTS p| SCHUYLERVILLE, New YoRK A greater lover of playing harmless pranks on classmates — and instructors — has probably not entered the Academy in a number of years. A true devotee of the candid camera and the phonograph, his collections of snapshots and records have been a source of surprise to many. " Curt " showed great promise as a track regular during plebe year, but injuries and love of photography drew him away. By his graduation West Point loses to the Air Corps, and to that femme in upstate New York. ' Curt " Congrissioiial MORTIMER BUELL BIRDSEM!. JR. ] Washington, D. C. Our idea of the soldier ' s soldier, Mort lived to the letter the ideals of West Point. Ever " spoony " , his shoes were shined not to influence the T.D. but to satisfy an innately orderly nature. It is, however, his invariable cheerfulness that we will long remember, his laugh and bantering repartee, qualities which none of the onslaughts of academics or tactical fortune could alter. Backed by the sharp eye, steady hand, and calm determination which made him captain of the Army ' s pistol team, " R-c e " will shoot straight for success. " B-eye " At i.Jrge Corporal (2) Sergeant (1 . cadcmic Coach (3) Track (4-2;, Hundredth Night Show 2) Camp Illumination (1) Camera Club Fishing Club Pistol Marlcsman Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Supplv Sergeant (1) Hockcv (4) Pistol team (2-1) Minor ' A " (2) Captain (1) 119 i y - r George A. Custer ' 61 I I HILL BLALOCK Q Jackson, Tennessee Hap forsook the hills of Tennessee and the coeds of Colorado U. for Bull Hill and the companv of Sally Sprmgheld. Academicalh-, he belied the old axiom and actually got something for nothing. Culturally, though a devout disciple of P. G. Wodehouse and Percival Christopher Wren, Hill still kept abloom the flower of his culture bv frequent perusal of his " College Book of ' erse. " Socially and athletically, " Hap " was a man of sudden impulse and wild regret — witness his blind drags, and him out for boxing. " Hap " is all that " West Pointer " should imply. Hup ' ' Sena tonal HENRY NATHAN BLANCHARD, JR. g ScHOFiELD Barracks, Oahu, Hawaii Henrv came to West Point and took it in his stride. Plebe vear was hard for this was the time of hard plebe years, but it was easily shouldered bv Henrv. He never allowed his studies to interfere with his hobbies, chief of which was photography. However he ranked well above the middle of his class. He tackled debating his third vear, and made several radio debates with the team. Watch out for Henrv when he tackles something that he wants. " Henry " At Large Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Tracic (4-2) Pointer Staff (1) Crest Committee (4) Ring Committee Pistol Sharpshooter 120 Sergeant (1) Soccer (4) Numerals (4) Choir (4-3-2-1 5 Debating Team (2-1) Camera Club z % ' Douglas A. McArthu: ' 03 LINTON SINCLAIR BOATWRIGHT r Richmond, ircinia " Boaty " came to us from Manassas, Virginia, as the third youngest man in the Corps. He was slightly in- diticrcnt through the years, but " ' spoony " enough to get all his leaves. Smart enough, but hindered by sleepi- ness, he became a bathrobe starman in plebe math. Early noted for a fine voice, he sang solos in the Cadet Chajiel, an opportunity rarely given to Cadets. " Cow " summer finally found him proficient enough to make " A " Sc uad baseball. He entered as a future married man, and now emerges as a bachelor. Cheerful, gentlemaniv, and sport- manlikt, he won man - friends. Bo.ir Congressional HYMAN BODZIN . p Brooklyn, New York Clearly here is a man of principle, firm in conviction in expressing his point of view. Frowning upon abstract theories, he nevertheless endures with patience any idea at variance with his own provided that cold hard fact underlies such an idea. Athletics demand the application of body and mind to a pursuit governed bv appointed rules and principles, therefore he engages in them rather strenuously. On tlie other hand no exact science applies to dragging or to femmes. As a result, he forgoes their company for other distractions which operate more conventionally. Zeke ' ' Congressional Sergeant (1) rir- r Baseball (2) 1 Soccer (4) i J CaJct Chapel Choir r4-}-2-n l Glee Club (4-3) Color Line (4) LI Pistol Sharpshooter „ii J Sergeant (1) Academic Coach (4-3) Camera Club • Ski Club Pistol Marksman 121 Rolert Anderson ' 23 I EDGAR CLAYTON BOGGS Chesvvold, Delaware Little Delaware disappears every time the tide rises. It was at low tide one day in ' 37 that Clayt found a chance to pack his bag to come to West Point. Lucky for us. Those of us who have worries, who are stinted by in- hibitions, who know selfishness, who are lazy, turn to Boogsie for inspiration. There are twelve Boy Scout laws concerning cheerfulness, lovalty, friendliness, et cetera; without trying, without realizing it, Clayt, in addition to being a true West Pointer, is incidentally one of the finest Boy Scouts of this modern era. " Clayt " Senatorial K ROBERT CHANNING BORMAN Janesville, Wisconsin " Versatile " is the one word that best describes Bob. Conscientious and dependable, he soon rose high in the esteem of his classmates. His leadership ability was recognized with high regard by the Tactical Department. After one encounter with the English Department, Bob had no trouble with Academics and proceeded to show his skill in athletics. His readv wit, love of fun, and genial personality made his company welcome bv all. A truer friend and better roommate cannot be found. " Bub " Coiiffrssioiial ■%11 ' 1 rporal Q2), First Sergeant 1) Lieutenant (1) Boxing (4), Ice Carnival (4) Hop Committee (4-3-2-1) Debating Society (3-2-1) Vice President (1) Howitzer Staff (1) Pointer Staff (1) Dialectic Society Editor (1) 122 Corporal (2) Lieutenant (l) Basketball (3-2-1) Baseball (4) Monogram (3-2) Fishing Club, Camera Club Howitzer Representative (1) Secretary of Class (3) Handball Club, Manager (1) Pistol Marksman Albert Sidney Johnston ' 25 i to sli»» HtNK ' HOSWKl.L, JR. Sanatorium, Mississippi In this graduating class of individualists, Bozzie is among the most rugged. He doesn ' t work very hard at it — just comes by it naturally. In fact, he never worked very hard at anything; however, with his usual minimum of effort, he has managed thus far to remain well pro- ficient in femmes and academics. He ' s a great lover of the f iner things; i. e., sleeping and picnicking. Only bad habits: smoking big seegars and snoring. Otherwise, all right, sir. " Bozxjt ' Congressional WILLIAM W ALLACL BRIER. IV J Ft. McClellan, Alaba.ma Bill ' s thoughtfulness toward his classmates and his courtesy and respect for his ciders and seniors have won him real friends. His unusual good common sense, general knowledge on all topics, and the ability to speak interestingly outshine the stars he could have worn on his collar. The combination of an intense interest in the . rmv and a natural ability make Bill a potential general officer. In athletics he excelled in cross-country and track, wearing gold Navy stars. At the hops Bill always dis- tinguished himself in his choice of (air damsels. ■■Bill " Ar Lire,e Sergeant (1) Golf (4-3), Numerals (4) Sunday School Teacher (3-2-1) Hundredth Night Show (4) Camp Illumination (3) Board of Governors (I) Sergeant (1) Track (4-3-2-1), Numerals (4 ' : Major " A " (2-1) Cro. s Country (4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Minor V (3-2-0 Hundredth Night Show (4-3) Cadet Chapel Choir (4) Pistol Sharpshooter 123 Jefferson Davis ' 2S LEON ARTHUR BRIGGS J BiNGHAMTON, NeW YdRK Besides being a tive year man, Leon was the undisputed head of the lettermen — undoubtedly the postman ' s misery. Leon possessed the real Yankee spirit, easy going attitude, friendly smile, and willing hand. Unworried by academics, he remained a true goat at heart and in ranking, but not in mind during all academic crises. Leon was a disciple of eilicienc — no wasted motion. He will carrv this fine trait into the Army, and though years may change his appearance he will always remain to us — just " Spike. " ■ ' Spike ' ' Coii ressujihil L ROBERT HENDRICK BRINSON, JR. MiLLEN, Georgia " New Cadet Brinson, from Georgia suh! " and Buck was in our midst, smiling and alwavs seeminglv happv even in the gloomv davs of our Beast Barracks. Once he took 15 cold showers and " swam to Newburgh " as many times in the vain attempt of a yearling corporal to wipe that smirk off his " puss. " Despite run-ins with both the Tactical and Academic Departments he wears stars (on his bathrobe ), and 1st class vear did not (ind him without stripes. Buck ' ' Co)igressioi!ul Serjeant 1) Pistol C3-2 ' Intramural Monogram ( ' 4 ; Ski Club Camera Cluh Fishing Cluh Pistol Expert 124 Sergeant (1) Track (3) Cross Country (4-3) Swimming (2) Camera Club Fishing Club Mule Rider (l) r ' rsctii £. jchnsion ' 29 JOHN ADAMS BROOKS, III J LaNSIN(., MlCllKlAN Filled with some inner source of dynamic energy that seems to flow endlessly, Bucky has spent four years fol- lowing interests so varied that it is luird to condense an accmmt of his activities intt) one small paragraph. He has done his best work in j hoto raphv and to hiiii more than to any other one person is due the credit for the professional appearance of the pictures in this year ' s Howitzer. We know that his untiring perseverance will serve him as well in the Air Corps as it has at the Acadc- mv. Bi iky ' ' Congressional EARL vinc;i;nt brown J OswiLGO, New York " Pro drags " with not so " pro " friends, periodic battles with the Academic Department, and various bartles with the T D. liiesc sum up what Earl, Brownie, or hy what- ever else vou might know him, impicrturbably smiled his wav through the past four vears. His refusal to worry at anything, his readiness to smile at everything, helped him over all of the low spots and made him countless friends, whose numbers will more than multiplv when he hits the Air Corps. " Broil ii e " Conf essionat Sergeant (1 Modern Pentathlon (3-2-1) Howitzer Stair (4-3-2-1) Photographic Editor (1) Pointer Stair (4-3-2-1) Pointer Photographer (l) Camera Club (4-3-2-0 Vice President (1) Fishing Club Skcci Representative (2-1) Color Line (1) Pistol Expert 125 ■MMi " " U i George G. Meade ' 35 EARLE WAYNE BROWN. II g Elyria, Ohio " Sir, New Cadet Brown reports to the First Sergeant as ordered. " And with those words began the cadet career of one of the hardest working men the Academy has ever seen. It has been a continual struggle for Bud to show the Academic Department where to get off, but always his bulldoggedness and sheer mental muck have brought him out on the right side of the 2.0 line. Generous, kind, thoughtful, a gentleman to the Nth degree, Bud will always rank high with his superiors and his men. " Bud " Congressional EDWIN WATSON BROWN Oakland, California He went into his first Navy Game with the ball on our one-yard line and kicked seventy yards to safety. He was unanimous choice for Company Commander and kept the rabble as well as the Boy Scouts in line for a year. He commands the admiration as well as the respect of every- one. He kept smiling when a broken leg kept his last big year of football from him. Courage, Leadership, and a million-dollar personality — What m ore could Ted take to the Air Corps? TeJ ' ' Congressional 1 II y Sergeant vl : Cadet Chapel Choir ' (4-3-2-r Pistol Sharpshooter Corporal (2) Captain (O Football (4-3-2-1) Major " A " (2) Track (4-3 Howitzer Representative (4-3-2) 126 a:l -33 GEORGE sc;rat(;hley brown t Washington, D. C. Brownie started out at the very beginning to make a suc- cess of his career as a cadet, and one needs only notice all those chevrons to see that his aims rang true. Being cap - tain of the polo squad as well as regimental adjutant made him undisputed leader of that horsey group known as the station wagon set. The cavalry has never had a more loyal supporter than Brownie. His military record and his fame as a polo player should be a good indication of the tine cavalryman he is sure to make. Bro u nil ' ' Congressional HORACE MAVNARD BROW X. JR. n Gaffney, South C. rolina This genial gentleman from the South entered West Point with a firm background for La Vie Militaire and definite convictions which placed him well in his class. His record of three years of hops, with onlv two ab- sences, speaks for itself, as does his philosophy, " Most men think of women most of the time. " A true master of the fine art of " British Science, " hard-to-convincc Brownie stuck to his guns always. As an officer, this loyal Carolinian will do likewise, with justice and merit to himself and the .-Krmy. " Brownie " (,i ;i, t. i ' «. Corporal 2; Captain, Regimental . djutant ' J ) Polo (4-y-2-l). Numerals ;4, Monogram : 3 Minor ' A ' 2-1 " Captain 1 Squash Club Fishing Club Pistol Marksman Sergeant (l Track- C4-3) Pistol Marksman 127 ' Villiara T. Sherman ' 40 JOSEPH TUCK BROWN A Plymouth, Illinois With his chin out |usr .1 little farther than anyone else ' s and with a tell-tale glint of red creeping from under his cap, Tuck, to his great dismay, attracted the attention of every upperclassman in Beast Barracks. Entering West Point believing that the Academic Departments were aim- ing directly at his dismissal, he consistently fooled them and finished each year with tenths to spare. Firm in his own convictions and useless to argue with, he should become the pride of the Infantry. T tck ' ' Coufifessioinil ROBERT DUNCAN BROWN San Pedro, California You might call him " Midas " Brown for, figuratively speaking, he has that " touch. " He studied a minimum to rank a maximum, and when he dragged blind he always dragged pro. His h-aches were always accepted, and the " tac " never inspected when he was room orderly. Dune went out for wrestling, drew most of his matches, but W ' hen that coin was flipped, Brown always got that " blue ribbon. " His luck will take him to the top, and his ability to " fall out " in any company spells one word for Dune — Success. DiiHc ' ' Prtsr.leiiticil 1. ' ! Sergeant (1) Track- (V2-1) Monogram C ) .s Counrrv (4-3) Fishing Club Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Lacrosse (4) Wrestling (4-3-2-1) Minor " A " (2) Hop Manager (3-2-1) 128 r SEIJJ ' JJ i-T Gccrgc H. Thcmas ' 40 K Prdi ' ' EARL K.. BUCHANAN Blossom, Tkxas Our carefree Texan kept us worried during the writ period plebe year, but his ability and his refusal to be- come disturbed easily carried him through to remain with us as one of the best liked men of the noble K Co. crew. A natural urhiere, Buck ' s unfortunate injuries kept him from fame in boxing and baseball. His constant good humor with its ever present smile has done much for his companions, and we are certain that it will make his Army career just as jovial and successful as his cadet days have been. B ck ' ' Congressional JOHN WILLIAM BURTCHAELL T Concord, Caliior.vi For chubby, stubby-hngtrcd Bill, life consists of playing handball, enjoying the company of his chosen friends, and shocking strangers with a blunt frankness that springs from a good sense of humor. Organizer and chief spark- plug of tiic handball club, aside from being its number one player. Bill served as its president first-class year. Strong-willed and always of a fixed opinion, he can argue the horns off a billy-goat, all the while quietly laughing at the fun he is having. Refreshingly different — that ' s Bill. " C " Army r 1 Sergeant (1) Boxing ' (4-3-2-l) Monogram (2) Pistol Sharpshooter (3 Sergeant (1) Assistant Manager Baskciball Fishing Club Handball Club, President (1) Howitzer (2-1) Pointer (1) 129 ' H CHARLES MANLY BUSBEE, JR. O Raleigh, North Carolina Army Brat, tin-school product, G.I. — these are the sum of Buzz ' s pre-academy career. Here, although his aca- demic ability was average, his penchant for poop-sheet fabrication made his notebooks quite popular during the writs. His athletic outlets were dancing, tennis, and red comforter, with frequent unauthorized experiments in footwork at the hops and several short theses on the same for the edification of the T.D. His hopes have changed from guns to planes, but whatever the branch he ' ll get along. EDWIN BOYNTON BUTTERY C San Angelo, Texas Edwin came to West Point with one goal in mind, to become an army officer, and in his own quiet way he has worked steadily towards that end. " Phil " and " juice " made the going tough, but his perseverance has pulled him through many a tight academic situation. Edwin has ever preferred his pipe and cross-word puzzles in the quiet of his room to the glitter of the ball room. Never a hie boner, but always neat and spoony, this little man from Texas enters the service as a fine young officer. " Gram ad " At Larfi e, Vice President ial Sergeant (I ' ) rnnis C4-V2-1 , Numerals (4) Chess Club Hundredth Night Show (2) m Sergeant (l) . ssi3tant Manager Track (3) . cademic Coach (3) 130 r ' I JOHN WILSON CAI.I.AW AV Q Greensboro, Georgia The red hills of ' " Gaw-gia " gave us a man who was to be unaffected and undaunted by northern atmosphere. ■ ' Cab, " " " Pappy, " " dod-bobhit! " " watch Dido do th ' high dive. " Those words will always recall that comical, whimsical gent. Serious enough on occasion. Pap met and surmounted some discouraging academic diflicuities. Connoisseur of rare feminine beauty, friend of all weather — his candid comments, conscientious work, and superb performance in the bull-session all go to make up the lore and tradition of ' 41. Club 23 (A.B.) Flippy ' ' Congressioiiiil JOHN HOLMES CAMP r Portland, Oregon " Battery, one round, 2900 " rings out. Jack is a t work, rather, at play, for he loves his Field Artillery. The mere mentioning of caissons and horses acts as a starter ' s gun and his mind turns into the action of the home stretch as the F. A. is being discussed. To fill in the vallevs of the sound waves between boomings Jack will sing in his deep low voice, which helped give the Cadet Choir its volume in his Cadet career. Jack runs from no responsi- bility and thrift is a watchword. " Jack " Congressional Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Football (4) Lacrosse (4) Pistol Marksman Gjrporal (2) Supply Sergeant (1) Lieutenant (1) Choir (4-3-2-0 131 if George B. McClellaa ' -it VICTOR WOODROW CAMPANA p Boston, Massachusetts Once in a lifetime there is a friend whom we will alwavs remember although he need not wear a n " A " on his sweater nor three stripes on his sleeve. ' ic as a wife proved himself to be this type of a man even to the extent of saving the day by dragging the O.A.O. or the 1.0 blind drag. Not until les cbeveux routes set his heart afire did I realize that there could exist a femme deserving his faithfulness and loyalty. FLish ' ' Concessional RAYMOND POTTER CAMPBELL, JR. J East Orange, New Jersey Pots devoted manv of his free hours to fencing, but al- wavs had time to help out the victims of the Frog De- partment. He spoke French (and Spanish) like a born Frenchman. Many samples of his literary ability, wit, and humor have appeared in The Pointer. Besides his skill with the pen and the sword, he played guitar and was never happier than when singing, barber shop style, with a bunch of the boys. Despite his large collection of demos, he became a high-ranking sergeant. ■ ' Pats ' ' Congressional Sergeant (1) Hockey (4) Cadet Players Pistol Marksman Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Fencing (4-3-2-1) Minor " A " (2-1) Pointer Pistol Academic Coach Hundredth Night Show C-eorge E. Pickett ' 46 132 l CHARLES JOSEPH CANELLA Q MoLiNE, Illinois " Army brat? " ' " Yes, Sir! " " Where from? " " Hawaii, Sir! " These brief statements are our earliest recollections of Charles. Anything but a " file-boner " he none-the-less takes a deep interest in his profession as his continued study of great military leaders testifies. One must not gather from this, however, that he is a sedate historian — far from it! In the art of practical jokes he is unexcelled; his week-end escapades arc famous throughout the Corps! His good nature, ready smile, and helping hand have won him many close friends among his classmates. " Cam " Army G CHARLES ARTHUR CANNON. JR. Covington, Georgi. From Georgia ' s red-clay hills to West Point came a stocky, serious young man determined to become a good soldier. Found Plebe year, he had the courage and ability to come back and rank high. Friends made all along will ever remember him for his jolly grin, witty tongue, and effective coaching. Charlie had fun his five years at the Point while keeping in constant touch with the finer things of life. A good athlete and student, a grand companion, a loyal friend ma ' hi ' ; ridt- on rhe caissons be long and happy! " Chuck " i oiiijessifjihil Sergeant (1) Fencing (yi-V) Pistol Club Howitzer C2-1) Pistol Marksman irporal (2) ' i;eant (1) ■ sing ' 4) iMiera Club ..Club i tol Marksman 133 J:lin B. HkI ' 53 mu K f B VINCENT PAUL CARLSON Oakland, California N ' lnce, though from the far West, had all the character- istics of a Southerner as far as athletics were concerned. Most of his athletics consisted of desultory attempts at various Intramural Sports, and bi-yearly trips to the gymnasium. Acadeinically, in spite of his minimum of effort, he achieved the maximum result, stars. Tacti- cally, he could never be called a " hle-boner, " though he came out a high-ranking Sergeant. Sociallv, ' ince ex- celled most of his classmates, and became well known for his frequent and proficient dragging. Vnice ' ' Conii ' essioihd CHARLES MacARTHUR CARMAN T RocKFORD, Illinois To say that I tried six roommates before I found " Nappy " IS fitting tribute to a perfect " wife. " Orderly, consider- ate, and helpful, he made life in barracks a pleasure rather than a sore spot as it so often is. In the presence of " Nappv, " one cannot help but be reminded of the first Napoleon, for " Nap Sub One " had nothing on " Nap Sub Two " as a student of tactics. He takes great delight in correctly solving any tactical problem and always obtains a solution that defies questioning. " Nappy " is a soldier- -no more, no less — and is absolutely satisfied as such. Nappj ' ' Congressioned Sergeant (1) Stars (3-2-1) Hop Manager (1) Pistol Marksman Sergeant (1) a Pistol Club (2-1) Pistol Marksman Fhilip H. Sheridan ' 53 134 A I MARSHALL WARREN CARNEY ]yj Churchlanu, X ' irginia " Speed out, Marshall! Only one minute till assembly. " No matter whether he was taking a shower, returning from shooting skect, or dreaming of Virginia Beach, this true son of Virginia invariably replied, " Go ahead. I ' ll make it. " And " make it " he always did. How? — we ' ve never discovered. A man to whom hies meant little friends everything. " M " Co. to the core, he was in the middle of every dragging, every bull session, and always had time to coach any goat. So until engineer and goal meet again, best wishes — " Big Stoop. " Bii, Stoop ' ' Congressional JAMES HENRY CARROLL J PniLADiiLPHiA, Pennsylvania Of Jim ' s many nicknames, " Chico " best expresses his amiable disposition and his apish pranks as well as his ability to make friends. Jim has his serious moments, though. His work in gymnastics brought him to the number one spot on the tumbling squad his first class year. He has that rare combination of ability and dogged determination that will see any difficult problem solved to his complete satisfaction. He could have worn stars if he had worked a little harder, but he will still rank high enough to make the Fjigineers. ' ' ' ; ' ' Con ressioihil Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) . cademic Coach (4-3) Football (4) Track {4-3-2) Monogram (3) Rinc6-M) Monogram (3-2) Skcct Representative Fishing Club I ' istol Club Corporal (2) Sergeant (l) Supply Sergeant (1) (■| ninastics (4-3-2-1), Numerals A) Minor " A " (3-2-1) . cademic Coach (3-2-1) Dialectic Society (4) Fishing Club I ' istol Marksman 135 m J. E. B. Stuart ' 54 BRUCE CAMPBELL CATOR Q Carmel, California From the first days of Beast Barracks when his requisi- tion for a used tooth brush brought down upon his head the horrible onslaught of a rabid beast detail, from the trials and tribulations of many long hours plodding the area, from frequent encounters with the academic de- partment, Bruce has emerged with a star-spangled bath- robe, a penchant for raucous operas and light fiction, and an unquenchable good nature. May his perpetual cheeri- ness and contagious smile bring him in the Armv the friendships and success he well deserves. " Big, Apple " Congressional THEODORE BERNARR CELMER y Plymouth, Pennsylvania Although Ted entered this Academy as an Augustine, his earlier military service with the Signal Corps enabled him to accustom himself with his new environment quickly and efiiciently. Naturally silent, Ted accepted both military and academic duties calmly and proved himself capable in dominating any difficulty that pre- sented itself. During his last two years Ted became a prolific dragger and made none too few feminine hearts beat faster. A loyal friend and admired by his classmates we foresee a brilliant future for him in the Signal Corps. Ted ' ' Congressional Sergeant (1) Goat Football Manager (2) Fishing Club Camp Illumination (3) Pistol Marksman Sergeant (1) Track C3) Camera Club Radio Club George A. Custer ' 61 136 CURTIS WHEATON CHAPMAN, |R. J DlCTROlT, MlClllOAN The fact that on yearliiii; liikc he failed to make a mal- functioning machine gun tire more than three consecutive shots belies Chappy ' s deliberate, ambitious perseverance. His partially hairless pate shelters a brain active enough to put stars on his collar yearling year, a brain which provides a considerate and wise solution to most of the problems he attacks, be they academic or otherwise; his chest harbors a heart full of brotherly geniality. A char- acter sketch artist, like a painter of canvases, could not fail to portray a big Chappy. ' Chappy ' ' Corigiessioihil G ATANACIO TORRES CHAVEZ Philippine Islands Tony came to us from the Philippines with an intense desire to make a success of himself, and to benefit by all that the Academy could oder. Always a hive, though never a star-man, he was intent upon obtaining a well- rounded education rather than collar ornaments. .M- though not a member of a Corps Squad, Tony was eager to master any sport. As a wife and friend, he was always helpful, cheerful, and a perfect gentleman. We, and his country have a right to be proud of Ton v. " Tony " Congnssiothil Corporal (2) IJcutcnant (O Stars (3) Football (4-3-2-1), Numerals (4) Monogram (2) Howitzer (2-1) Sports Editor (1) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Clec Club (2-1) Hundredth Night Show (3-2-1) Cadet Players (4-3) Camera Club 1 ishing Club . utomobile Committee (1) Debating Society (2-1) Sergeant (1) (hess Club ( amera Club lishing Club 137 Douglas A. McArthur ' 03 ll ST i Robert Anderson ' 25 138 IRA BOSWELL CHEANEY, JR. A El Monte, California No dilettante this — what he likes, he loves; what he dislikes, he hates. Mention any of his many " loves " : California, music, books, Chippendale, Kipling, wings, naval history, and he is apt to give you a physical demonstration of his joie de vivre. Remind him of one of his " hates " : snow, juice, reveille, egoists, mathematics, Philistines; and he may surprise you with another kind of phvsical demonstration by throwing you out. With it all, being kind, generous, and well mannered, he earns the respect his classmates have for him. He hates luckiiames Coiigressiotial JOHN MOORE CHRISTENSEN, JR. T Westmont, New Jersey Chris will always impress us as a man who was never frustrated by unforeseen circumstances. Deliberate and thorough, he was alwavs dependable, even though he consistentlv waited until the three minute bell to get readv for parade. The fact that he seldom missed assem- blv is indicative of his self confidence and composure. With the genialitv of a true Sw ' ede, his presence in a gathering was an assurance of a good time. His ability to associate with everyone he meets will place him well along the road to success. " Jiick " Congressional Sergeant (1 ) Football (4) Fencing (4) Invitations and .Announcements Committee Howitzer (4-3-2-1 Fishing Club Pistol Marksman Sergeant (1) Gymnastics (4) Soccer (4-3-2-1), Numerals ( 4) Manager (1) Dialectic Society (4-3-2-1) Debating Society (2-1) Election Committee Camera Club Camp Illumination (1) Pointer (I) Pistol Marksman ffl G WADSWORTH PAUL CLAPP San Francisco, California To recognize Bill ' s capabilities, one need only look at hi activity record — the lad is as versatile as can be. But there is more to Bill than meets the eye. Beneath a tough exterior of brawn and brain exists a soul that is ever genial, helpful, and friendly. Always kind and respon- sive, charming and cheerful, he is in every sense of the word an officer and a gentleman. The Air Corps is his goal — may he always have " Happy Landings. " " Bill " Congressional HOWARD WARREN CLARK ] Fort LEAVENnvoRTH, Kansas In spite of the difficulties his wives had with the T.D and acade mic departments " Stars and Stripes " was Howdy ' s marching song until furlough turned his thoughts from books to those of a more romantic nature . likeable chap with a keen sense of humor, he quickh won the respect and admiration of his classmates. Alwavs sincere in every undertaking and proud of a duty well done, the Corps of Engineers should be well pleased rn receive another of its favorite sons. " Houdy " At Larit Gjrporal 2 Licutcnaiii 1 Captain. Battalion Gimmandcr Stars (A-yi-V) Academic Gjach (4-3-2-1) Gymnasium (4-3-2) Numerals (4) Minor ' .K " (3-2) Pointer (3-2-1) Gidct Instructor 5rporal (2) Sergeant (I) Stars (4-3). Lacrosse (4-3-2-1), Numerals (4 ' , . cadcmic Coach (1) Engineer Football Team Color Lines (4-3-1) Stage Manager (1 ) Pointer (21) Chess Club Pistol Marksman Cadet Instructor 139 Albert Sidney J;h::£tc= ' 26 ■ttife -. k0 JOHN CALVIN CLARK J Ennis, Texas " You ' d better speed out, Stormy. It ' s only five minutes till assembly, " but Cacklingjack from Texas was already dressed and on his vvav to ranks. With his imagination and his anxiety working overtime during the writs, he kept himself and his friends on pins and needles concern- ing the outcome. A lover of one lassie, bridge, and his red comforter, the big genial Texan with his good nature made an understanding wife. Good luck. Stormy. " Storun " Comressioihil A ROBERT EVARTS CLARK Washinoton, D. C. Seldom do we hear of a man who could drag eight femmes at one time and get a av with it, but Bob did it Plcbe Christmas with the addition of onlv a few grey hairs. Couple this with a naturally acquired knowledge of French and a true love of horses and we have an inter- esting mixture of flanker and runt. Few of us know Bob, but those of us who do, know him for a person of un- bounded generosity with the best disposition that any- one could ask for. " Boh " Senatorial Sergeant (1) Pistol Marksman Sergeant (O Dialectic Societv Ski Club Camera Club Jefferson Davis ' 2S 140 r I THOMAS JAMES CLEAR Y, JR. Philadi:lpiiia, Pi;nnsvlvania There ' s Tommy — he ' s genial, he ' s exuberant, he ' s well- known, he ' s a fellow you ' ve seen around for four years and have always liked. Everyone knows him. Now we ' d like you to know Tom, the man we ' ve lived with these four years, the un-still water that runs deep. We wish you could know the quiet force of the man, the internal drive within him, the easy, accurate, analytical mind he pos- sesses, the facile speech. Few will e er know this Tom, hut those few will he fortunate, and those few ill he enriched. Tom ' ' Co i ifes.si(hhil M HERBERT CAMPBELL CLENDENING Macbeth, West ' irc.inia " Let Clen-D do it " has been the familiar cry in " M " Company for four years. It made little difference whether it was repairing a clock, working one of Chauncey ' s juice problems, or firing on Captain King ' s champion- ship skeet team. He did them all well. Fortunately for the Company, he made more tenths for us in juice than all the rest of us combined made for ourselves. French kept him from wearing stars, but nothing kept him from entering the Corps of Engineers. " Clen-D " Conf essional Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Football (4) Baseball (4-3-2-1) Monogram (2) Ski Club Handball Club Fishing Club Pointer Book Review Editor Sergeant (,1) Camera Club Hundredth Night Show (3) 141 Joseph E. Johnston ' 29 manmrnaumem ' • 1 4 D rge G. Meade ' 35 WILLIAM EUGENE CLIFFORD Brockton, Massachusetts That Bill ' s readv wit and unailected personality estab- lished him as a Harvard alumnus after only one year, there is sufficient evidence that the esteem and respect m which his classmates hold him are well deserved. His eloquent masterv of argumentation influenced many bull- sessions as well as the Battalion Board. Peppered with a masterv of B. S., spiced with the art of instantaneous repartee, and garnished with a cultural New England background. Bill affords the approved solution for a good wife. Bill ' ' Coni) ' essioncil ROY J. CLINTON C Plainville, Indiana Never an Area Bird, Jay was always fighting with the Treasurer for Christmas Leaves (he bought cameras). In true Hoosier style he was in science an engineer, but a goat in any language. He considered sleep to be good and good for you — his comforter is in tatters, and he ' ' dragged blinder " than any of us dared. His temper was never aroused; his angelic disposition was unspoiled even by plebe year. Jay ' s classmates and many underclassmen will never forget the timely academic aid he rendered them so unselfishly. " ,; ' " Coiigressioiial Sergeant (1 ) Wrestling (4) Assistant Manager Wrestling (3-2) Manager Wrestling (1) Catholic Chapel Sunday School Teacher (3-2) Academic Coach (4-3-2-1) Cadet Instructor Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Fencing (4-3), Numerals (4) Rifle (2-1) Dialectic Society (4-3) Howitzer (2-1) Assistant Business Manager (1) Pointer (2-1) Camp Illumination (3) Academic Coach (4-3-2-1) Pistol Marksman 142 f t ROBtRT JOHN COAKLEY D East Orange, New Jlrsev Up the river from jersey came the Wire with a determina- tion to wear stars that was instilled during Stanton Prep days. Although the ability was never lacking, the de- termination was lost in participation in so-called extra- curricular activities. Athletics and dragging took up his free time, and membership in the " call to quarters bridge club " occupied most of his study periods. All in all, he took cadet life as it came, making friends, never worry- ing, and thinking mainly about which one to invite up next week-end. Wirt ' ' Cotiyessioiuil HARRINGTON WILLSON C0C;HRAN, JR. ] St. Louis, Missouri July 1937 found Cocky one jump ahead of his classmates. He ' d had that plebe stuff before. The Jet Oil king spent afternoons showing us recruits how to shine shoes, for his title was not ill founded. Cocky came to us from the C. A. C. via . . I. I. where he won stars and stripes. The stripes he still has but the stars were left down South. Not always driving the first sections but seldom below the second; this was our Cocky. We are proud of him and know Coast Artillerv will be also. Cocky ' ' Congressiona I Sergeant (1) Lacrosse (4-3) Soccer (4-3), Numerals (4) Swimming (3) Intramural Monogram (J. " ) Kishing Club Pistol Marksman Girporal (2) Lieuienant (1) Battalion Supply Olticcr (1) Fencing (3-2-1) Monogram (2) Minor ' A " (1) Choir (4-3-2-1) Camp Illumination (1) Camera Club Fishing Club Pistol Marksman I 143 P. G. T. Beauregard c WHARTON CLAYTON COCHRAN Fort Huachuca, Arizona Ease in rhe classroom, on athletic helds, Cullom balconv, or in the muscle room never gave true indication of Big Mike ' s real pimch. Mamly concerned with studying a minimum, he was in the big middle of everything — football, track, hops, and impromptu wrestling matches. His vitality illuminated the 31st div, his bulk filled it, and his voice rattled the windows. None of his many loves will be successful until he ' s wedded to his first love, the Air Corps. " Mike " At Lai- e M FLOYD STURDEVAN COFER, JR. Livingston, Montana Van came to West Point from Montana with the idea that everything came before chevrons. After three years as a confirmed buck, the chevrons finally caught up with him. Although he has tried to save his eyes for the Air Corps, he ranked rather high in academics without much effort. Naturally hard working and likeable, he is an all- around man academically, athletically, socially, and tactically. The Air Corps should be proud to have him wear their wings. " 11 ' . ;;,! " Senatorial Corporal (2) First Serjeant (1) Football (4-3-2-1), Numerals (4) Wrestling i ' 4-3 Track (3-2-1) Camera Club Pistol Marksman Sergeant (l) Football (4-3-2-1) Academic Coach (4) Water Carnival Committee Fishing Club I $ 1 s ■William T. Sherman ' 40 144 f •jr.- f i M NORMAN KITCHNER (OKER San DiHoo, Cai.iidrnia Once a G. I., Norm hud lirric trouble findinij himself aticr chc stormy days of Beasc Barracks. He took over aca- demics in the same manner and even after his Ft. Scott ■ " speck " ran out he continued to rank high. But this was incidental — Norm ' s problem was to enjoy as much as possible his stay here and this he did. He helped others to " fall out " too and could always be counted on as a good hand in any " rat race. " However, beneath his apparent laxity, lie virtues of a true officer. " Nortn " Awiy L SEARS YATES COKER Arcadia, Florida Coker came to us from the wilds of Florida to loiii the ranks of the star men. Not a " specoid " at heart, just a thousand friends rolled into one. His Cadet life began with a box of cleaning equipment sent up to him while he was still a beast. The Beast Detail had expected to find boodle! Partial to blondes did someone mention Wcllcsley?) but likes all femmcs — that ' s Sv. ■ .v Congressional Corporal (2) Scrpcant (1) Fooiball (4), Numerals (4) Dialectic Socictv Corporal (2) Captain (1) Stars (4-2) Boxing ' 4) Cadet Ciiapcl Choir (4-3-2-1) Glee Club (4-3-2) Director (1) Hundredth NightShow (4-3-2-1) Pointer (3-2) Howitzer (1) Pistol Marksman 145 CJKrK H. Thcmas ' 40 « James Longstrcct ' 42 CLIFFORD ELBERT COLE £) Effingham, Illinois Cliff entered, h.iving college and three rears of teaching behind him. Thus, his reception by the Yearlings bordered on becoming a battle; however, the system pre- vailed. " If you want something well done, do it your- self, " goes the saying, but I say, " Let Cliff do it. " Not surprising that he is an engineer, but one is startled to see this stocky conservative boning wings. Easy to get along with. Cliff had but two bad habits — received too much mail, and slept with his spurs on during the Cavalry hike. ' ' Clijf ' Coilf H ' S. ioih l ROBERT JAMES COLLERAN J La Crossb, Wisconsin Happy-go-lucky, as most Irish are. Bob took plebe year not too seriously. His talent for practical and technical studies was discovered yearling year, and Bob settled down and became a hive. The next thing was to dominate the tactical department, but alas! therein laid the in- surmountable barrier. It wasn ' t until he lost second class long week-end that he really girded his loins for this task. His determination for complete mastery of all he undertakes will insure him of success in the Armv. " Bii ? " Coi!! ress!oihil i Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Lacrosse (4) Soccer (2-1) Cadet Chapel Choii (4-3-2-1) Glee Club (4-3-2-1) HunJredrli Night Show(4-3-2-l) Camera Club Pistol Marksman 146 Sergeant (1) Radio Club Pistol Marksii ESiv iiii: iii LEROV PIERCE COLLINS. JR. £) Fort Sill, Oklahoma No " L.P. " here, but a jovial " army-brat " with those initials. Of course, he knew of this " curse " long before the ]u y lirst; he entered with the " Plcbe Poop " already specked! With his llair for |ovt)us living, " Ripper " clinched himself a niche in the h.ill of i o.us, and pro- ceeded to wave a lacrosse stick each spring purely for cnioyment. A companion in everything — athletics, off- limits, Shimko ' s " L.P. " kept matters on an even keel, avoiding undue risks. Rip| " er " s sense of values, humor, and abilitv will carrv him pieasantiv to his goal. " L.P. " Congressional M TOM DEPHER COLLISON BiFFALo, i;w York Tom " s tirst collision with the vie mi ita re occurred in July, 1937. From a special attention plcbe to a lirst class sergeant, Tom has battered his way with no loss of spirit and without changing his firm belief in the superiority of New York State and Buffalo. Something of a hopoid, he never dropped to the lower level of snaking, yet he was ever a potential threat. His many friends lift their hats and wish him happy landings when those wings are his. ' ' Collision ' ' Coniressional Scrgcanr Tl) Lacrosse (4-3-2-1) Pentathlon (4) Color Line (3) Fishing Club Pistol Sharpshooter Sergeant (I " ' ' Track (4 - Fishing Club Ski Club Pistol Sharpshooter 147 3ecrge E. Pickett ' 46 LANHAM CARMEL CONNALLY J MacGregor, Thxas Lannv hails from Texas, the state of six flags. As a stu- dent he has been able to liold a position in the upper half of the class without undue effort on his part. As an athlete he is well rounded in all popular sports, but he confines his activities to ple.isi-re. As a roommate he is ah ■avs willing to assume his share of the burden. As a friend he cannot be surpassed. Laiiiiy ' ' Coiie ressioiitil M DAVID COOPER San Juan, Porto Rico During his cadet service Dave has lived in accordance with the classical Greek code, " all things with modera- tion. " Although he read his beloved Colliers faithfullv, played bridge, and boned red comforter, he has stood in the upper third of our class academically, been active in athletics, dragged consistently pro, and has earned his stripes without file-boning. A quiet, good-natured, and loyal friend, Dave ' s good judgment and general abilitv destine him for a successful and satisfying career in the Armv. " Dare " Conjiressiothd Chess Club Fishing Club Corporal (2) Supply Sergeant (1) Swimming (4) Boxing (4) Pistol Expert 148 ' i - " John B. Hcoi ' 53 1 c GEORGE WILLIAM COOPER JOHNSTOWN, Pennsylvania " Fat " George, the boys all called him, but " comfort- able " would ha e been a better word. His natural com- radeship made him as great a favorite with his classmates as his neatness and industry with theTacticalDepartment. Ever on hand for a friendly tussle, Coop would always be found at the bottom when the tangle unraveled. Possessed of a steadiness, reserve, and dependability that many of us lacked, we know that Coop will be respected and admired in the Service as here among his classmates. ' ' Coof ' ' Congressional H ROBERT LAWRENCE COOPER . iCHisoN, Kansas Relaxed, self confident, and a bit older than his class- mates. Coop came into West Point with no idea of what he was getting into. Nacurallv the Beast Detail wasted little time in informing him, hut they failed to make a permanent impression on Coop. He simply decided that lie had let himself in for another four years of college and settled down to evade the Tactical Department, shade by the Academic Board, and drag pro every week- end. He has done a line job of all three. " Coop " Congressional Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Football C4) Catholic Chapel Choir (2-1) Pistol Marksman Sergeant (1) Basketball (4) Lacrosse (4) Water Carnival Rcprcfcnta Ski Club Fishing Club Pistol Marksman 149 Philip H. Sheridan ' 53 B THOMAS GOLDSBOROUGH CORBIN Fremont, North Carolina Moon-face is perhaps tlie worst wife that a cader has ever been cursed with, hut his hlarnev and broad, Irish smile make it impossible to keep mad at him. His political machinations in class elections smacked of some pretty shady roguery. What an athlete! His only trouble was crying to decide whether he was right or left handed. What is good about him? " Well, " as a young lady t)nce remarked, " He has lovelv muscles. " We all love him dearly. l G. Congressional A RICHARD WAGGENER COUCH Charleston, West ' irginia A few words about Dick. Of all of us, he has probably changed the most since that first day. He has grown from a youth to a person of |udgment, of decision, of strong personality. To these he has added the lustre of keen wit and the sharp edge of an intellect well used. He has come far in these four years and he has gained many of the things that last and are good. He leaves now to go farther vet, but not too far, we hope, from his friends. " D ck " Sencitoricil ' I Sergeant (l) Sergeant (1) Football (4) Lacrosse (4-3) Baseball (4-3-2-1) Fencing (4-3) Monogram Ski Chib Major " A " Handball Club Run Makers Trophv Fishing Club Head Cheer Leader (1) Election Committee 150 : E. B. Stuart ' 54 JAMES ISAAC COX J Gastonia, North Carolina jim, a tenacious Tar-hecl, made his last chance good with a National Guard Appointment. He pulled himself from a dangerous academic standing plebe year by sheer hard work. In spite of this pressure he kept his good humor and still deserves the title, " Smiling Jim. " This characteristic smile along with his curly blond hair gives him his way with the women. Although academics consumed most of his time he w-as always willing to help a friend by taking a C.C.Q. or guard tour or a drag. Jim deserves to coast a bit in the Coast. ' Smiline, Jim ' ' National Guard THOMAS REESE CRAMER Q Washington, D. C. " D " Company welcomed him with a fifty demerit week, so — belts in his shoes and into Company " C. " Utterly indifferent to files in departments or organized athletics, he partook of " Boulder Rollers, " " Stationwagon Set, " " 23 Club, " " Bucks Block, " " Parties In The Hills, Inc. " Paradoxical to the end, he encouraged every femme, yet inwardly made little ice cubes — dreamt high dreams, vet abandoned caution in the most daring esca- pades since ' 88. His peculiar humor entranced us, his friendship warmed us; we relinquish him to the Service unchanged, undaunted. Club 23 V B " J ' reeiie " At I-Jrf[f Corporal (2) Camera Club First Serjeant (1) Weight Lifting Club Fishing Club Election Committee Pistol Marksman 151 George A. Custer ' 61 A DUWARD LOWERY CROW Fort Payne, Alabama As spirited as the Old South itself Pete brought us our first hit of cheerfulness in Beast Barracks with his cock- sure " Suh, I am not familiar with the routine " when he missed his hrst formation. Since, he has not only mas- tered the routine but has expanded it to suit his own needs in many an after-taps excursion. Big, innocent, blue eyes, a Southern drawl, and a superabundance of self- conhdence has made him a menace to everyone dragging pro . " Pete " Coi s ress oiia ROBERT LLOYD CUMMINGS g Franklin, Massachusetts When Bob was in high school he was a three letter man. With advancement to U. S. M. A. he worked his way up to a four letter man — G-o-a-t. Nothing daunted by plebe math keeping him from football and baseball. Jowls put out almost twice as hard yearling year and almost made stars — on his bathrobe. However, his forte — stories of G.L days under his immortal sergeant are a " B " Co. treasure. Now that he is a sergeant, imagine what tales will be coming from the 35th division. fawl.i ' ' Coiit ressiouiil Sergeant (1) Hundredth Night Show (4) Pointer (2) Fishing Club Ski Club (1) Skcet Representative (2-1) 152 Sergeant (1) Football (4) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Invitations and Announcements Committee (1) Fishing Club Pistol Marksman r N a 1 • ' Dr:gla£ A. lIcAnhur ' C3 1IUE15E WILLIAM KNEEDLER CUMMINS Q San Antonio, Texas Bill came to us with one big idea in mind and that was his commission. As a result, he spent four years altcr- natmg skirmishing with the T. D. and struggling against the academic department. Except for minor set-backs such as a 172-hour tour on the area he has emerged the victor. As we know, to the victor go the spoils, so Bill ' s going to get that commission, and when the money cards are showing we ' re going to count on Bill. IVHIk ' ' Senatorial A THOMAS WINSTON CLRLEV CoEL ' R d ' Alene, Idaho Throughout his four years Tom worked for one goal— a gold bar on his shoulder. Probably the biggest regret of his cadet career was the fact that sergeants had to prepare both saber and rifle for inspection. Analvticallv minded, Tom is quick to form an opinion and slow to change it. Possessed of all the qualities desirable in an othccr, Tom made a fine cadet and an ideal roommate. He will be a credit and an asset to anv organization. ' ' ' " Congressional i Sergeant (1) Camp Illuminarion (3) Fishing Club Corporal (2; Sergeant (1 Howitzer (4-3-2) Circulation Manager V Pistol Expert 153 fe P.oten Anderson ' 25 GWYNNE SUTHERLAND CURTIS, JR. Q Dallas, Texas The ladies are " mad about " this muscle man from Texas. Dressed like a page out of Esquire he is always taking week-ends, whether authorized or not, as shown by his membership in the exclusive " 23 " club of Tobyhanna. He had no trouble with academics after overcoming a live unit dehcit in math plebe year. He was always build- ing muscle by habitual attendance at the weight lifting room and putting the shot. All of these are just passing fancies, however, when he comes to the " airyplanes. " Club 23 (A.B.). " Pooze " Senatorial ALBERT SAMUEL DALBY J St. Louis, Missouri Al came to us a bewildered plebe, and his beast barrack ' s was the " st ormiest " of all. Gradually he got the system and turned to his hobbv of reading " good " literature. Possessor of a vocabulary second to none, he was always in demand when a classmate wanted the exact word while writing that important letter to the O.A.O. His natural wit and jolly humor have kept his classmates laughing for four years; and his ready smile and infec- tious laugh will continue to make him a friend of all with whom he comes in contact. " Al " Congressional Serjeant (1) Track : 3-2-1) Weight Lifting Club Concert Orchestra (4-2-1) .Automobile Committee Pistol Sharpshooter 154 Sergeant (1) Pointer (2) Dialectic Society (2-1) Cadet Players (2) Fishing Club .-•! ' :;:■. Siiicv J:h::slin ' 25 CARROLL FREEMONT DANFORTH g Madison, Maine A Bahabah twang and an immensity of savoire-faire breezed through South Gate one morning in " 37. With an engaging smirk and a prolific, terrific line, the Per- sonality Kid " ' got around " with little difficulty. Good Joe, Casanova extraordinaire, his cherubic pan and sunnv disposition belied the calculating philosophy that won the lacrosse sobriquet of " Bloody Danforth " and a two- digit ranking in dis. Danny took all that came at him and ground out what he didn ' t hive with a cool initia- tive and efficiency. Whatever Danblossom ' s niche in this scheme of things, hell do well in it. Danny " Congressional B PAUL CHESTER DAY Newport, Kentucky Whenever our slide-rules needed mending or our radios needed fixing, we could always find " P.C " , who, with his desk-full of tools, could fix almost anything that ailed. No problem was too hard for him to tackle, and he was always able to solve it by sheer application when the inspiration was lacking. Studies were no exception, and " PC. " plugged away long after most of us had gone to bed or turned to more pleasant diversions. With such an attitude, success cannot long elude his grasp. P.C. ' ' Congressional Qjrporal (2) Supply Sergeant (}]: Lacrosse (4-J-2), Numerals C4j Football (4) Pistol Sharpshooter Sergeant (1) Gjrporal (2 " ) Pistol M,irk .r 153 J JT ' 7»- JefferscE Da-is ' 2S JOHN BREED DEANE A T New York, New York Always busy with Extra-curricular activities, he has nevertheless found time to " bone muck " " and develop the weight-lifting club. He possesses the unusual trait ot being a good musician, as evidenced bv his devotion to the concert orchestra, and also a good businessman, as shown by his Pointer work. And it seems he can ' t keep away from the fairer sex either — how he manages to do everything is a puzzle to manv. His likableness indeed makes it a pleasure for one to be associated with and know him. " Johnny D. " Senatorial ERIC THOMAS deJONCKHEERE AT Riverside, California It IS D.J. ' s good fortune to have been blessed with a facility for turning on the pressure in just the right places. Combine this facilitv with an easv-going nature, a readv laugh, and a wealth of energv and vou can see whv we believe he is headed for the top. His record in drawing indicates that he has chosen the right goal in aircraft designing at Wright Field. The top pitcher on the baseball team, D.J. is also tops in squash, tennis, or golf. Here indeed is the kind of officer the Army needs. " D.J. " Congressional Corporal (2) Sergeant i,l Concert Orchestra (4-3-2-1) Pointer Staff (1) Dialectic Society (2-1) 156 Corporal (2) Lieutenant (l) Baseball (4-3-2-1) Academy Monogram (3) Major " A " (2-1) Dialectic Society (4-3-2-1) Department Head (l) Pisto! Expert Cadet Instructor ' i RICHARD DELANEY P Clevlland, Ohio Dick is lazy — there is no need denying thac. But, while red comforting was his favorite pastime, he saw to it that he got every job done, and done well. An engineer at heart, he rode along with a minimum of studying near the top of his class. Ever willing to give a helping hand, he has gained many friends. Whether it be Engineers or Infantry, his branch will find him a valuable man. " Drck " Army EDWARD HARLESTON deSAUSSURE, JR. ( Front Rgyal, ' ir(.inia No fcmmc ' s photo graced the tousle-haircd kid ' s locker— instead it was a horse ' s. His knack of concentrating and focusing his energy on the task at hand brought him polo fame, squash championships, academic ease, and time to be in bed before sunset in the case of a be-no on " rat-racing. " His secret is the drive and spirit of thor- oughbreds. A boy joined us; a man leaves us with a challenge: " Step right up, and I ' ll drop you to the horizontal. " ■TeJ " At Larff Ojrporal (2) Sergeant (1) Rceimcntal Supply Sergeant Polo (4-3-2-1) Minor " A " (2-1) Squash Club Girps Champion (2-1) IS " ? - M M CTg» • A PEER deSILVA San Francisco, California To depict Peer ' s personality in a few siiort sentences is quite a task. At first we might comment on his complete coohiess, his generosity, his amazing reserve, his un- equalled fabrication of superb poop-sheets i particularly those which would net him a leave) or his sharp sense of humor. But these are but the veneer that masks the true Peer: few realize the intensity that lies submerged within — an intensity that made him strain at monotonous routine or a wasted hour. That same qualitv will un- doubtedly gain for him a comfortable niche in soir.e hall of fame. Peer ' Con tressional JOHN VINCENT D ' ESPOSITO J Brooklyn, New York Shakespeare said: " Those friends thou hast and their adoption tried, grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel. " For three years John served as father-confessor to an entire " div. " Famous for the best boodle in the Corps, and a tvpical Brooklyn repartee tinged with an antiseptic barb of criticism, John ' s acquaintanceship cheered us all. Perhaps we shall meet again, and I feel sure, John, that the hoops of steel will not have loosened down through the vears. Good-bve, good luck, and an enviable career in the lnfantr ' . " Despo " Coniressional Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) . cadeniic Coach (3 Fencing f4 " ' . Numerals (4 " ) Handball Club Ski Club Fishing Club Camp Illumination Committee CD . ' utomobile Representative (1) Associate Editor, Pointer (1) 158 Goat Football Team (2) Intramural Monogram (3) Chess Club Board of Governors (1) Pistol Marksman p. G. T. Beauregard ' 35 hare, J ' KtNNETH O ' REILLY DESSERT p F.L Segundo, California To write a hundred word biography of Des is to paint the Mess Hall Mural on a milk bottle top. But picture it you can, one of those rare persons who (.an hrini; us, who are dreamers, down to earth, one who combines all of the traditionally line qualities of Erin ' s sons with the show- manship of a California Chamber of Commerce — picture this person and vou have Des. Leadership, a contagious sense of humor, and warm sincerity are his calling cards. He proves he is a man bv being himself. De ' ' Congressional ROBERT PUTNAM DrTW ' II FK J Lansing, Michigan . " brat, " Dct came to us from Panama. His aim from the vcr ' tirst was Coast . rty. He never flashed in Aca- demics t)ther than to rank the branch of his choice; but if he liked a subject — then he would surprise even him- self. Of course the arguments and extra-curricular reading (plus those letters to Erin) didn ' t help his rank. After " plebe " Christmas he took over the duties of chimer- since then there has been an absolute minimum of sour notes- none of us is perfect. Oct ' ' Conf ressional Corporal (2) Captain (1) Stars (4) Soccer (4-3-2-1), Numerals (4 Minor A " ()-2-I) Captain (1 Basketball (4 ) Rascball (4-3-2-1). Numerals i,4) Howitzer (4-3-2-l)i Academic Cx)ach (4) Class President (I) Catholic Chapel .•Vcolytc (1) Fishing Club Pistol Sharpshooter Screeant (1) Cadet Chapel Chimer (4-3-2-1 Camera Club Fishing Club Chess Club Pointer 2 " 159 ► - I TRUMAN EUGENE DEYO Washington, D. C. In Truman E., the man, we find the typical I Co. athletic example. Though not exactly a spoon, Duck knows his soldiering to the letter and we will fondly reflect upon him in days to come as a true pal to whom a fellow can unburden his troubles. . nd like most of us, the problem of hedticot p if influence fetiminie worries his troubled brain no end. All of us feel Duck could have gone far with basketball but then academics, red comforter, women, and I Co. get all good men finally. Ducky ' ' Army JAMES HENDERSON DIENELT g Alexandria, ' irginia With four years service in the National Guard, Jim took West Point in his stride. The straight and narrow never entered his mind, and his ability to keep ahead of the tactical department proved his shrewdness. His indi- viduality of character set him apart from the rest, and his geniality and laughter made him friends throughout the Corps. He dragged all vear long and made the " boodlers " his home. Bothered by academics, but never worried bv them, he finished his cadetshin with flvinc; coJors. " ]i!ii " Seihitoruil sicetball (4-3-2-1) Camera Club Fishing Club Sergeant (1) Swimming (4) Track (3) Boxing (2) Pistol Sharpshooter 160 r ' Georg« H. Thcmas ' 40 viihJvic: JLMLS EDWARD DILLARD T Jackson, Mississippi " Cut " came to West Point only to find that he must always use initials because there were two other Dillards in the Corps Ho e cr, they were upperclassmcn and he soon adopted them as cousins, and found he had earned the nickname of " Cut. " He obtained his appointment the hard way and stayed prohcient for four years in like manner. His only boasts are two: a true three-star goat, and a daddy to the plebes. " Cut " ' is a real Southerner, accent included, and he ' s darn proud of it. " Cur " National Guard FliTLK KIRKBRIDE DILTS Flkmino roN, New Jlrsey From the lirst week of that sultry July of ' 37 the remain- der of our Beast Barracks squad knew that we had a real soldier in " P.K. " no heir to the gum magnate). Dis- playing geinnnc " G.I. larning " Peter steered clear of dement cokinins. Though far from a natural hive, academically, he flavored his study hours with enjoyable " bull sessions. " His claim of being A Co. ' s unluckiest blind-dragger will not hold. Attending to the little things, letting the major issues take care of themscKcs, Pete will make Uncle Sam a good man " The RtKreiiil " c...,i ■ • ......mi Sergeant (1) Goar Football Wrestling (3) . s israni Manager Football (i ' Pointer V 3-2-1) Pistol M.-irlcsnian Corporal (2) Color Sergeant (1) Swimming C3-2-1) Hundredth Night Show (4 Fishing Club Pistol Marksman 161 James Longstreet ' 42 162 ROBERT TOOMBS DIXON Q Henderson, Kentucky Squeezing into West Point without an inch to spare. Bob came to us from Kentucky via Fort Sam. Academics were a thorn in " Toombs ' " flesh, but he always emerged ictorious by a safe margin. The brilliance of his crimson countenance was exceeded onlv bv that of his popuhir personality. A formidable opponent in sports and a real " soldier, " he will be an asset to any branch of the service. Truly " Marse Robert " is a man after our own hearts. ' Bob ' ' Congressiona I I DONALD LYONS DRISCOLL Pleasantville, New Jersey D.L. came to us from South [ersev and like all " South- erners " never took life too seriously. Always the first to recognize the humor of a situation, D.L. was at his best in a " bull session. " With an easy going way that won him nianv friends, he spent his cadet days unscathed by the one minute bell " storms. " Although D.L. was excellent in nearly all sports, he concentrated on tennis. He was somewhat of a goat but his natural ability made aca- demics quite easy for him, and made fiction boning a part of his daily curriculum. " D.L. " Sethi tonal Sergeant (1) Soccer (4) Fishing Club Skcet Club Scrgeani (1) Soccer {4) Baseball (4 ' Tennis C3-2-1 " ) Invitations and . nnouncements Committee Pistol Marksman HEISTER HOWER DRUM p Mifflin villi;, Plnnsylvania The reputation of the Pennsylvania DutLh tor strength and durability has been well upheld by " Boomer, " who is their contribution to the Corps. Throughout his four years at the Academy he has stood out in our midst as an almost unique phenomenon- a man with a level head and a matured outlook on life, . t one time or another we have all turned ro him for the consolation we knew he would give us. " Boomer " will not need the luck wc all join in wishing hini. " Boomer " Congressional B KENNETH OSWALT DUE RosEViLLE, California Fire tempers steel, adversity tempers man. Rareh weighed down with responsibility, K.O. ' s easy way has sometimes led him into trouble. As a strong man and a valiant fighter he looked tough and was tough, but underneath he was always the generous and svmpathetic friend. Never blind to his own faults he readily over- looked those of others. As was said of Jim Bludso: " He werent no saint — but of jedgment I ' d run m - chance with Jim, ' Longside of some pious gentleman That wouldn ' t shook hands with him. " " K . . " Coiigressioiia I Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Fishing Club Camera Club Football (4-3-2-n Boxing (4-1) Goat Football Coach (1) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-J-2-1) Hundredth Night Show (2) Fishing Club 16 Gcirge B. McClcllan ' 45 e tat : fe D PAUL DEMETRIUS DUKE Brooklyn, New York With u smile on his face and with hand outstretched, he said, " I ' m Duke, just call me P.D. " Throus hout four years at the Academy he kept a smilmg face and an out- stretched hand. An engineer in his own right and a fluent speaker of four languages, he found little difficulty with academics and plenty of time to help others. Sculpturing and reading were fayonte pastimes, but the " Cowboy from Brooklyn " did not neglect social actiyities. Stead- fast and sincere, quiet yet forceful, Paul will make a fine officer, a capable engineer. " P.D. " Army ERNEST DURR, JR. Los Angeles, California Many a man has Ernie to thank for coming out on top yith the Academic Department. A natural " hiye " he spent hours coaching his own classmates as well as under- classmen. Yet he could always find time for a game of bridge, squash, golf, or whateyer you had to offer. A natural singer, he did well with the choir and was always on hand for a song with the boys. His ranking of lieutenant did not preyent him from being a plenty tough customer in a " rat race. " Eniie ' ' Congressional Corporal (2 Sergeant (1 I Academic Coach (4-3-2-1 ! Cadcr Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 Camera Club Ski Club Cadet Instructor Corporal (2 Lieutenant (1) Academic Coach (4-3-2-1) Football (4-2-1) Honor Committee (1) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Glee Club (3) Pistol Marksman George E. Pickett ' 46 164 f 1 JOHN JAY EASTON J MofNT X ' ernon, New York One of the most opinionated files in the Corps, but the awe-inspiring fact is that he is almost always right. He is a true friend — one who would do anything to help someone in need. His weakness for the fcmmes has made him an outstanding hopoid, and much of his time at West Point has been spent in looking for a 30 with lots of money. May he lind her soon and take her into the Coast Arty., where he hopies to be after graduation. " G-2 " Congressional DAN HOLTON EATON O Kalamazoo, Michigan " Kalamazoo direct to you, " that ' s our Dan. Asked in beast barracks why his face was so red, Dan ' s answer of, " From eating peanut butter. Sir, " typified his keen sense of humor. But in spite of Dan s youthful appearance, one soon finds him to be a mature man. Not file-bonish tendencies, but a great love of leaves gave Dan a respect for regulations. He dragged, but wasn ' t a dragoid. There is no doubt that his generosity, high ideals, and strength of character will make him one of the finest men in our Army. " Beet Puss " Congressional i-rgcant (1) : h)tball 14- 3-2,, Numerals (4) 1 .urossc: 3-2-1, Gjrporal ' 2; Fir.it Sergeant (T Hoclcev (4 , Golf 4; Fishing Club Camp Illuminacion (1) Pistol Marksman 16S John B. Hood ' 53 k if " n ROBERT HUFF EDGER p San Francisco, California Bob fought his closest battle during " Plebe " vear when he played at being indifferent, and barely inched his way over the French academic line. Since then he has been a tireless, intelligent worker accepting meager returns quietlv, always shortening the distance to the top. Ever affable, ever patient, ever popular — he has made all that have known him proud ot his friendship and sincerity. Because of him our memories of cadet life have been more happy and cherished, and because of his masculine energy he is a man the Army needs. " Zeke " At Larie BRUCE WILDS POSLETHWAITE EDGERTON J Canal Zone Bruce joined our class already experienced in the ways of the Academy. " Tin school " gave him an understand- ing of the military and athletic life, and although his skirmishes with the Academic Department were not uni- formly successful, he rose to preeminence in gymnastics on the flying rings and sang a powerful tenor in the Cadet Chapel Choir. His love of fine music and philosophy took the rest of his free time. We wish him the best on his departure. Bn ce " Conpessiondl Sergeant (1 Rifle Team (3-2-1) Monogram (3) Minor " A " (2) Fishing Club Camera Club Dialectic Society Rifle Expert Sergeant (1) Gymnasium (4-3-2-1) Choir (4-3-2-1) Philip H. Sheridan ' 53 166 CLARENCE LEW ELDER J McMiNNViLLE, Oregon The West can take credit for two great events in history — the gold rush of ' 49, and the entrance of golden-haired Lew into the Class of ' 41. A true engineer, Lew believed that the more week-end invitations he gave out, the more certain he was of dragging, the gods alone keeping his dates straight. But given a pair of skis, a camera, a typewriter, and a profemme and Lew put out a combina- tion of work and fun that was 99 , cliicient. " Lew " Con ressiothil HARRY HOWARD ELLIS p Traverse City, Michigan Harry came to us from the class of ' 39 after a two-year forced vacation. He lost little time in becoming acquaint- ed with his new classmates, and we soon felt as though he always had been one of us. He was always ready to drag L. P., join a boodle fight or bull session, play bridge, or help a classmate. His affability, his dogged determina- tion, and his willmgness to work made him a cadet officer and manager of the hockey team, and these same qualities will no doubt win him many friends and honors during his career as an oflicer. . )•)•) ' ' Coiigressiomil Corporal (2) Scrgcanc (C Lacrosse (3) Diakctic Society (4-3-2-1) President (1) Howitzer (4-3-2) .advertising Manager (1) Hundredth NiglitShow(4-3-2-l) . cadcmic Coach (3-2) Camera Club Fishing Club Color Lin es (3-1) Cadet Chapel Choir (3-2-1) Ski Club Supply Sergeant (1) Hockey Manager (1) Camera Club 167 , E. B. Stua:- ' 54 0 ' f- f4 HARRY VANHORN ELLIS, JR. T) Waban, Massachusetts " Poopie, what does the poop-sheet say? " We have all asked " Poopie " and ne er have we failed to receive the correct answer. Well, hardly ever!) But the " specking " of " poop-sheets " has been a minor part of Poopie ' s cadet life. He has taken many extra-curricular activities in stride. Finding academics easy, he has spent hours helping the less fortunate to hurdle these barriers; vet a week never went by that we did not see him " boning " liction. " Poopie " profited bv cadet life and will be an , rmy asset. ' Poopie ' ' Niitioihil Giiiiid D ROBERT VAUGHN ELSBERRY Cando, North Dakota This farm product came to us from North Dakota Col- lege. Dragging blind amused him, Tidmarsh ' s agnostic ideas confused him and association with a part of D Go ' s indifferent element polished him; we have a new man. At first academic questions and his hoard of tenths seemed to hold full sway, but later he put in some hard licks on his red comforter and became a regular member of " The Call to Quarters Bridge Club. " Being amiable .md pleasant, he achieved a distinction not to be despised —he was " one of the boys. " Ezz ehei ry ' ' Conp ' essional Sergeant (1) Academic Coach (4-3-2 Hundredth NightShow (4-3-2-1) Cadet Plavers (4-3-2-1) Dialectic Society (4-3-2-1) Camera Club Engineer Football (2) Water Carnival (y Fi.shing Club Chess Club Sergeant (1) Lacrosse (2) Soccer (4) Hockey (4-3-2-1) Monogram (2) Cross Countr ' 4 ) Ski " Club Fishing Club Pistol Sharpshooter George A. Custer ' 61 168 ' . i . ANDREW JULIUS EVANS p San Antonk), Ti;. as Andy, mighty mice of the tennis (.ourt, heart tliroh of many fcnimes, a minor sports athlete par excellence, a welcome member of any gathering, came to the " Point " an " ariiiv brat " through and through. Having spent a vear at the " Citadel " he found plche year not too difli- cult. He never boned lilcs eitlier academicallv or tacti- cally and did verv well in both. Andv had just enough self-confidence to make his ]x-rsonality sparkling and very much alive. His closest friends always respected his opinions which he expressed often and freely. He ' s sure to end up on top. ' Andy ' At Large A LYMAN SAUNDERS FAULKNER Kansas City , Kansas From the plains of Kansas comes this burr-headed lad Over the bothersome hurdles set bv " Usmay " standards he has leaped with ease. Through the long vears of cadet life he has maintained his own individualitv. He made every hop and always came home with a tale about this new beauty. His love of skiing is only overshadowed by his love of the sweet and innocent voung things. In- different toward maiiv things but possessed with a fiendish delight in tackling anvthing that appeals to him, he should go far in his chosen branch. ' ' Sihitch " Coiigressioihil Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) H.ittalion Supply OHiccr (1) Boxing (3) livmnastics (4) Soccer (4), Numerals (4) lcnnis(4-V2-l) Minor --A " (3-2-1) rm Doubles Ctiampion (2) unday School Teacher (3-2-1) Pointer (3-2) Squash Club Chess Club Fishinc; Club Handball Club Pistol Sharpshooter .•sergeant (1) ( ross Country (4) I icrosse (3) Li Team (1) -ki Club (4-3-2-1) i ishing Club Hundredth Night Show (4) - 169 Dsuglas A. UcArthuT ' 03 :« JM . i. . ' ' - HOWARD LAWRENCE FELCHLIN p Manhasset, Long Island, New York From La Salle " tin school " ro West Point, from a ell striped sleeve to one well stripped came the Flatwheel. Plebe vcar set him back, but Doc Siherman and a second chance proved that he was meant to be one of us — in spite of another turnout in Chem, Cow Christmas. Quite a ladies ' man, Howard still found time to worry the busi- ness end of this Howitzer to a successful completion, ample evidence of the capability with which he will manage his Armv career. " FLitul ' eel " Ho?wr School L THOMAS LEGATE FISHER, 2nd Concord, New Hampshire Tom is one of the lucky few who came to West Point with the problems which confront a cadet — the major choices of the future — already fairly well settled in his mind. He studied carefully for the C.A.C., and dragged casually — except the O.A.O. Conscientious about all duties, he still found time for hockey, pistol and some expert skiing, in addition to studies and the undertaking of many-page letters. Cheerful, talkative, and tactful, he was equallv at home at a B.S. session or a soiree. " Tom " Senatorial Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1 ) Squash Club Howitzer (3-2-1) Business Manager (1) Sunday School Teacher (2) Catholic Chapel Usher ' 1) Pistol Marksman Sergeant (1) Hockev (4-3 ), Numerals (4) Ski Club Pistol Club Chess Club Fishing Club Squasli Club Pistol Sharpshooter Robert Anderson ' 25 170 M IRAiNClS CORiNELIUS FITZPATRK K MiLWAUKEii, Wisconsin " Old Fizz, " ' newly escaped from the " A " Co machine came to us plebe fall, vowing to wage total war against the system, or any system, from the haven of " M " Go ' s walls. He ' s kept his vow, too, and though much remains to do he hopes to sec the T.D. getting their correct attitude soon. His great wealth of good spirits will aid him in the Army as he continues to turn battles for lost causes into smashing wins. " Old Fizz ' Congressional CHARLES LLEW ELLYN FLANDERS ]P Huntington, Lonc; Island, New York " Lew " fresh from the National Guard hit West Point with an air of grim determination carefully calculated to camouflage an inherent nonchalance. The pitfalls and traps set by the T.D. and the A.D. certainly failed to erase either that nonchalance or that ever present smile. Taking sports, fcmmes and sciences alike in his stride his irresistible personality, jovial pranks, and his shrewd and well-disciplined manner will rank him high in his chosen branch. Here ' s luck to you. Lew, a best friend, a gentleman and undoubtedly a superior officer. I. fit ' ' National Giiiinl Sergeant (1) Football (4-3-2;; Swimming (4) Camp Illumination (}-!) Chairman Invitations and Announcements Committee Fishing Club Sergeant (1) Hockcv (4;; Choir i;4-3-2-l) Fishing Club Camera Club ]71 Albert Sidney Johnston ' lo I E CHARLES WILLIAM FLETCHER Centerville, Michigan From the first day of Beast Barracks it has been Charley ' s ambition to be a good soldier. In fulfilling that ambition he has developed from a fledgling into a real man, worthy of being called a West Pointer. Charley came from behind in academics to join the ranks of the en- gineers, yet he alwavs had time for the red comforter and his ever popular goat attitude won him many friends. We think he will go far in whate er he undertakes for he possesses that abundance of self-confidence so necessary to the make-up of an officer. Fhtch ' ' Coni)-essional JAMES PAUL FORSYTH T Leavenworth, Kansas From out of the west comes our golden voiced tenor, Diamond Jim. Although his hair and words are few, his smile IS readv and his companionship that to be sought. One of the better looking elements in the class, he has never been a snake, but quietly collects female hearts as others would stamps or coupons. His four years here bear the mark of his character — unostentatiously hard work- ing, agreeable, thorough, and meticulous. There is no doubt that this lad from Kansas will continue winning friends as he has won us. Diamond Jini ' Congressioihi] Sergeant (1) Pistol Marksman Corporal (2) Lieutenant CI) Tiack (3-2) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) 172 II HUGH FRANKLIN FOSTER, JR. A Brooklyn, New York File boner second to one, " Hugh the Blue G-nu, " Eagle Scout, Troop 49, Brooklyn, B. S. A., set his goal early in plehe year and progressed steadily toward it; leaving never a stone unturned nor a file unhoned. The goal was to set a record in poop-sheet credits as his record of activities will testify, if they are all listed. Dragging seldom, " Hughie " was a snake-at-heart; but could never forsake his red comforter long enough to attend a hop, except when there was boodle. His loves are four: boodle, sleep, poop-sheets, and Signal Corps. The Blut G-iiH ' ' Congressional M HORACE GRATTAiN FOSTER, JR. San Francisco, California Fresh from San Francisco ' s fogs, carrying with him all the enthusiasm of a real estate salesman for his native land, sprang " Faster " Foster, Fort Scott ' s pride and military genius. Upon his arrival, he entered vigorously into athletics with muscle and voice, rapidly establishing himself on the Army swimming team. As a cadet, his indominable spirit, wit, and friendliness have brought him Corps-wide fame. From one who knows. Race will further prove the hoary . rmv proverb — " the best officers were bucks. " Club 23 (A.B.). " Race " Amiy Corporal (2) Supply Sergeant (1) Rcnimcntal Sergeant Major (1) ssistant Manager G m Team 3-2; Pointer C4- 3-2-1) Managing Editor (} ' ) f alitor Weekend Pointer f I " ) ( iJct Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) ' .Ice Club (4-2-1) Hundredth Night Show (4-3-1) tadcniic Coach (3-2) I .imp Illumination (3) I ishing Club Rillc Expert Football (4) Swimming (4-3-2-1) Minor ••A " " (2-l) Aisistant Manager Polo (2) Goat Football i_2; Fishing Club Color Lines (3) Board of Governors . ts » .-I 173 Jcs«ph E. Jchnsten ' 29 George G. Meade ' 35 JAMES DANIEL FOWLER g Atlanta, Georgia j.imes Fowler came to the Academv after graduating magna cum laude from Howard University. His academic work at the Academv has not quite been up to his college standard, but he has managed to get bv three hard years without great trouble. In spite of his academic difficul- ties, he has found time to participate in his favorite sport — intramural track, and there earn his monogram. In tactics, his work has been greatlv aided bv the in- valuable experience gained in his ROTC unit at Howard University. " Jii " Congressional ELKIN LELAND FRANKLIN T) St. Louis, Missouri A man anvone would be glad to have for a " wife " and triend — he came to the Point fullv realizing the many difficulties to be met, and |ust as determined to overcome everv one. " Elk " has, without a doubt, made a success of his |ob and has earned a place of admiration and re- spect in the eves of all who know him. His onlv fault is his over supply of modestv. Were we at the Point to pick the man most likely to succeed, " Elk " would be the one. " Elk " Congressional Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Football (4-2-1) Lacrosse (3-2-1) Boxing (4) Major A (1) 174 ( D HERBERT WELCOME FRAWLEY Four MONMOLTII, NliW )l RSi:V " U ' hatd ' vmi sav. Buddy? " Herb greets evcrvonc he meets He knows everyone and everyone knows him. Alwavs friendly, congenial, generous, good-natured, and happy- go-lucky, there is nothing he would not do for a friend. His ability to grasp academic subjects quicklv gave him mile to search out e crv " bull " session in ilic conipam-. His abilitv at sports kept him on a C.or|- ' s Squad through- out each year. When, as an oliicer, he makes friends as readily as he did at the . cadem ' , his career will be most successful. Hfiv Coiin iessioihil RALPH EARL FREESE p Harrisburc;, Pennsylvania Ralph came to the Academy highly touted as a football player and wrestler. A shoulder ailment kept him fron) participating in these sports, so he became chief of the red comforter squad and a diligent reader of all types of literature. For eight months he reigned as " king of the area. " In all he tramped some 1500 miles. We all like Ralph, who always has a smile for everyone, who fears neither man nor mouse, and who is a steadfast friend. .A long life to Ralph and his " one and only. " " Ralph " Saititoriiil Cor|x)ral 2 Scrgc-ant ' ,_1 ) Lieutenant 1 Football (4-3-2-1 ' Monogram (2 ' Lacrosse (3-2-1) Major " A " (2) Basketball (4) Baseball (4) Boxing (3) Hundredth Nii ht Show ,3 Glee Club (3-2-1) Pistol Marksman Football (4) .Machine Gun Expert 175 P. G. T. Beauregard " 38 WILLIAM GARDNER p Dlverlv, Massachusetts After a hard uphill battle with the plebe svstem " Porky " ' came to " F " Company seemingly asking for more, for that is Bill. Always asking for a tough problem he will never fail to solve it, no matter what its nature, as he is as tough as any problem both mentally and physically. Strong will, good judgment, athletic prowess, military appearance, and a sense of humor are all the character- istics hich ha e endeared him to his classmates. Bill will not merely get along; he will go to the top. Club 23 A.B.) " Porky " Cot!giessio)hil A ROBERT WILLOUGHBY GARRETT Ft. Williams, Portland, Maine Woodv entered West Point in 1935 but took the six year course to graduate the hard wav. Even during plebe year swimming records fell before the " Flash " and on gradua- tion this Intercollegiate champ holds three Academy records besides being captain of the team. Like grand- tather and father this Armv Brat takes the Coast Artillery .ind we feel that this tradition coupled with his own cool and precise thinking will do much toward making Woodv one of the hnesr officers and gentlemen ever graduated by the Academy. ' Woody " Senatoridl Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Lacrosse (4) Boxing (4 1 Hop Manager (4 i Chess Club Camera Club Ski Club Fishing Club Pistol Marksman Corporal (2) Regimental Sergeant Major CT Lieutenant CI ' Swimming C4-3-2-1) Captain (1 Major " A " (3) Minor " A " (4-2-1) Camp Illumination (3) Water Carnival Chairman (1) Pistol Sharpshooter William T. Sherman ' 40 176 r I K DAVID GABRIEL GAIVREAU Dl£rR(llT, MlClIK.AN Conscientious, cooperative, and ambitious, Dave is all a person could wish for as a roommate or as a good soldier. Finding academics no trouble he was not content to con- fine himself to the routine of cadet life. Besides dis- tinguishing himself plcbe year by establishing an acade- my swimming record he set out to gain experience and lend a helping hand in other fields. The tactical depart- ment as wxll as his classmates recognize in him a man who can he relied upon to perform any task etlicientlv and well. Dave Congressional EDWARD JOSEPH GELDERMAN T Chicago, III. The submachine guns in Chicago seemed like small fry stulf to Ed so he came to West Point to learn about bigger and better guns. He seems thrilled over the French 75 with Its panoramic site. The O.A.O. from New York thrills him most and causes him to wait impatiently for Graduation. Ed is not such a smooth mixer with the cavalry horses but he gets along well with his classmates and will always be well liked by the people with whom he comes in contact in the .Army G-man Congressional Corporal 2 Lieutenant P Howitzer ,4-3-2 .Swimming ( 4-3-2-1) .■Sunday School Teacher (3-2-1) (jJct Instructor .Sergeant (1) Tennis (4) Hundredth Night Show (4-3) llcbating Society (2) 177 Georsre H. TtcEas ' 40 ' ' Wk i James Longstreet ' 42 FELIX JOHN GERACE J Brooklyn, New York Another five year man joins the ranks, and how the Armv will welcome our jovial Felix. We who know him agree that the Academy ' s desire for his continued acquaintance was the reason for his extra year. Born in Italy, he was raised in Brooklyn, and henceforth we will never more doubt that Brooklyn is the place to come from. With football as his mainstay he remained a spectator at all other sports and as a real friend and companion, the Army will never find one more true. Fixe ' ' Congressional FRANK AUSTIN GERIG, JR. jg Arkadelphi. ' , Arkansas Coming to West Point with the Engineers as his goal Frank found the first year here a radical and discouraging change from college life. Yet his natural ability to think clearly and quickly coupled with a capacity for hard work, brought him to the head of our class. Frank always found time to help those in difficulty. Socially and athletically inclined he never lost an opportunity to pre- pare himself in every way for a full and successful Army life. " Lou " Senatorial Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Football ;4-3-2-l), Numerals (4) Monogram il) Intramural Monogram ; ' 2: ' Fishing Club 178 Corporal (2) First Sergeant O) Lieutenant (1) Stars (4-3-2-1) Swimming (4) Ski Club Wrestling (4-3) Fishing Club Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3) Pistol Sharpshooter George B. UcClellan ' 4 foyiifW ' W ILLARD RUSSELL GILBERT Q VVlLLIAMSVILLE, NeW YoRK " Boots " as he is known to all for no apparent reason has made the ' " runts " respected on the athletic fields. Cap- tain of the hockey team, master of the third sack on the baseball squad and an all-around athlete his sweater rivals the Milky Way for its stars. However he shared his time equally between Colliers and calculus, his podunks and Philosophy. West Point has cause to know " Gil. " As a friend he leaves nothing to be desired. Boots deserves and will get the best. " Boots " Congressioniil WILLIAM GRAHAM CilLLIS J Cameron, Texas Bill arrived, a confused product of Texas, and it took his easy-going nature a little while to become acclimated to West Point. In fact he is still inclined ti) do a little dou- ble timing in place just before an S.I. or during a writ period. On the athletic licld, however, the takc-it-casy spirit flies and Bill is a dillercnt man, as his opponents on the track or the football licld know too well. Whichever br.ini.li Bill takes will get a good student, a great athlete, and tile best of roommates. " Bill " .( . r?r ' Corporal (2 Lieutenant (1) Baseball (4-3-2-1) Major " A " (3-2) Hockev Minor " A " ' (3-2-0 Captain (1) Honor Representative . tlilctic Representative Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Football (4-3-2-0, Numerals 4 Major " A " (3-2-1) Captain (I) Track (4-3-2-1). Numerals (4 Major ' A " (3-2-1) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) 179 George E. Pickett ' 45 WILLIAM THOMAS GLEASON J) Ogden, Utah This proud and happy son of Utah came to us with a sparkling eye to tell many wonderful things about his home and church. A rabid enthusiast of tennis and of shagging, he always found time to help his " wife " out of a storm and to keep himself spick and span Here is a cadet who always had an extra " skag " for the passerby. Surelv he will make the O.A.O. back home as good a husband and the Army as good an officer as he did a cadet " wife. " " Eill " At Large GUY HAROLD GODDARD J WooDSFiELD, Ohio Guy entered the Academy with the desire to do his best in all his undertakings and he has succeeded. Continuing in the same faithful, diligent, and persevering manner, Guy will always be able to say, " Mission accomplished. " A true and loyal son of the Academy and Corps of Cadets, he will be a credit to the Service and to the Corps of Officers. However, all has not been work, for since furlough Guy has found an additional attraction that makes graduation offer much more than a commission. Guy ' ' Congressional Sergeant (1 ; Sergeant (l) tramural Monogram Football (4) Camera Club Basketball (4) Chess Cluh Track (3-2) Fishing Club Cross Country (3-2-1) Pistol Marksman Academic Coach (3-2-1) r 180 j:hii B. Hood ' 33 trjction it " ojniissioi ' - HOWARD CLARKE GOODELL g Ki ARNhYsvii.i.i , West irc.inia With a keen insight Howdy was able to perceive from the beginning of academics " Plebe " year that academic work would be the most important thing during his cadet life. He rarely tired of studying and more than once missed assembly while " specking " those last few seconds. Inherent physical qualities would have made him an athlete, but squash, tennis, and bridge became his pas- times. Questions which set the instructors back on their heels, bridge coaching, strong interest in the morning newspaper, and a little absent mindedness at times, are characteristics by which c all know him. " Howdy Satioiial Ciurd GORDON THOMAS GOULD. JR. | MoiiiLi:, Al. d.am. Gordon gave up a profitable business as an undertaker to cast in his lot with the Army. His hard work from the very beginning has paid off high dividends in class stand- ing. Despite his hard work he is never too busy to take time out for a bull session, which will eventually lead to his experiences as an undertaker, or to coach a goat. On top of that he is the best wife a man could ever have. He will lend everything down to his tooth brush. ' ' CominoJort ' ' Congressioiul Sergeant (1) Sergeant (I) Squash Club Howitzer (3-2-1) Fishing Club Concert Orchestra (4-3-2-1 Pistol Marksman 181 Philip H. Sheridan ' 33 M DENIS BLUNDELL GRACE Plaquemine, Louisiana Coming, " from Looziana suh, " already well versed in the mvsreries of ■ ne iiiilittare. Its aff.nres des jeimiies, and academics, Blun relaxed earlv and has enjoved himself at " Usmay college " ever since. Never coo busy to drag, coach, or B.S., he has maintained a high standing with us, the femmes, the tac, and the academic board. Even in coldest weather his warm smile and gay, friendly spirit never disappeared. His love of warmth and chemistry will undoubtedly help him de elop the tirst " pocket heat capsule " in the C. W. S. laboratories. " Blini " Senatorial JAMES WEATHERBY GRAHAM tJ Hamilton, Ohio A self-pronouncing history of Baseball, Boxing, and Horses — Jess could not fail ultimately to become the best of sports ' eds. He did it handily in one fast, successful year. But all was not pleasant; the Lady of Fortune frowned and Jess spent 2nd Class Christmas with his faithful wife for every reason except indebtedness. The Hawk-eye ponders Air Corps now and again but there ' s little doubt that he ' ll become a vertebra of the Army ' s spine when . ssemblv goes. Club 23 (A. B.). " Jess " Seihitorial I Corporal (3) Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Sergeant (1) Football (4) Pointer (2-1) Sports Editor (1) 182 J. E. B. Stuart ' 34 PAUL GRAY. JR. jf Newport, Arkansas This true son of Arkansas has such a lovable nature that his lightest touch turns strangers to stout friends. The secret — a winning smile, a ready wit, an unruffled dispo- sition, a dash of leadership, and just good easy going nature. Nothing has furnished us more pleasure during our cadet days than listening to our Poet Laureate com- pose sonnets. We have watched him tie the Academy high jump record and have watched him become a lieu- tenant but he still remains just the same old cood natu red Paul. " Pauul " Luft nni ' Jii.ii JAMES OSCAR GREEN p BiiTHLEiiE.M, Pennsylvania Jog is one of those who tasted the flavor of college life before entering the Point. Throughout his four years he retained those qualities that make the college man popular with the femmes and agreeable in all types of company. With his taste sharpened for the ability to make friends he did not fail to personify the name " Cadet " " by perfecting conversation, poise, manners, and decisions. Before leaving us he has made himself known, always to be remembered as smooth .inj strontr in char- .Kter.Club23 A.B Jo ' ' i.oncrtuioiul A Color Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Color Sergeant (1) Assistant Football Manage Lieutenant (1, ' (4-3) Track (4-3-2-1). Numerals 4, Wrestling (4-2) Major -.V (3-2-1) Dialectic Society (4) Choir (4-3-2-0 Hundredth Night Show (4 Pistol Sharpshooter Ski Club (4-3-2-1; Camera Club Fishing Club Pistol Expert 183 George A. Custer ' 61 A LAWRENCE VIVANS GREENE Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania Larry came to West Point from an old Army family. His outstanding performances on the gridiron won for him a Major " A " and a Navv star his vcarling vear. Since that time he has demonstrated his ability as an all around athlete by making the baseball, basketball, and lacrosse squads. A conscientious worker Larry has found approval in the eyes of the Tactical Department and now carries a sleeve heavy with stripes. Not being satisfied with three years ' riding Larry chooses the Cavalry. Larry ' ' National Guar J MICHAEL JOSEPH LENIHAN GREENE Q Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania Mike, the little man with the big name, entered our class as one of its babies. Nevertheless he has proven himself fully capable of o ' ercoming every obstacle that con- fronted him. Born at West Point of an old Army family he slid into military life with ease. Occasional bouts with the Academic Departments always found him the victor. His consistent good humor, generosity, and thoughtfulness have won a place for him in our hearts, and as Cleopatra and in other enchanting roles he has charmed our Hundredth Night audiences. " Mike " Senatorial ■, ' VMlQH Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) B.ittalion Supply Officer (1) Football (4-3-2-1) Major " A " (3-2-1) Basketball (4-3-2-1) Monogram (2) Baseball (4-3) Lacrosse (2) Hop Manager (4) Class Officer (3) Pistol Sharpshooter 184 Sergeant (1) Assistant Gvm Manager (3) Ski Club (2-1) Hundredth Night Show (3-2-1) Camp Illumination (3-1) Fishing Club ■ -.iltsliel ' WILLIAM CHARLES GRIBBLE J Ironwooo, Michu.an On Julv 1st, 1937, Bill Grihhlc drew anioiiij other tliini. ' s one red comforter. That evening he christened it and de- cided that it would he highly useful during the coming four years. He faithfully lived up to his prediction, but as he said, he was conserving his energy for better things. A natural " hive, " he was always ready and anxious to aid anyone else whether he wore stars on his coat or bathrobe. Ladies ' man and " Good joe; " KCo. will long remember " Little Man " " Little Miiii " Coiti essioiiiil JOSEPH STANLEY GRVGIEL | NaSIIL ' .- , NlW H. . 1PSII1R1. Plebe year never dominated our Joe. Even as a plcbe he wore his cap at the same familiar and dctiant angle. .• lways loving a good scrap, his spirit and ability made him an outstanding athlete. He won the unique distinc- tion of being the only man of " 41 to receive the " " A " in three sports — starring at end in football and at de- fense in hockey and lacrosse. Always high in academics, determined, capable, Joe ' s down-to-earth good qualities will win him success and friends in any branch. " ' ji)( ' " ConfiressioHiil Corpoial (2) Lieutenant (1) Stats (4-3-2-0 Basketball (4 ' ' Engineer Football (2 Ring Committee (4-3-2-P Sundav School Teacher (2-1 ' Camp Illumination (,P Hundredth Night Show ' 2 Glee Club Cadet Instructor Corporal (2) Scrgeai Football (4-3-2-1 Numer.i Monogram (3), Major " A ' Lacrosse (4-3-2-1 Numer.i Major ■•A " (2-1) Hockev (4-3-2-1), Numer.i Minor ' " A " " 2-1 " ) Election Committee Class Athletic Rcpresentati Sunday School Teacher (5 - Pistol Sharpshooter 185 ..y. c i {, ' ■ t i . ' Roben Anderson ' 25 I I JOSEPH INGRAM GURFEIN g Brooklyn, New York The Garf was the Babbitt of West Point. In one and all of his many activities he was ready at all times to give ad ice and criticism to each and every one of his asso- ciates. Along with his penchant for extra-curricular work, he also had time to just miss stars for four years, gain a reputation for respecting no one ' s prior right to a femme, wear out a pair of shoes on the Area, and be a congenial, cooperative wife. " Gerf " Cont ressioihil WILLIAM HAROLD GURNEE, JR. g St. Paul, Minnesot, Blond, blue eyed, pink cheeked, and hailing from Minnesota, Dumb Willie still insists on his legitimate claim to French ancestrv. Even after a year ' s instruction as a Joe College, he is still close to being one of the youngest men in our class. Willie ' s tall stories, impromptu ballads, Minnesota epics, cigar smoking and poker play- ing have made him known to all the Corps, and have made him a first class sergeant. Nor has his charm for the ladies been entirely wasted as a certain Ruth can ahlv testifv. " Duii h Willie " Congressional Sergeant (1) Wrestling Engineer Football Coaching ( 3-2-1 ) Jewish Choir (3-2-1 ) Orchestra (4-3-2-1) Hundredth Night Show (3) Chess Club Gift Committee Color Lines (3-1) Pistol Sharpshooter 186 Sergeant (1) Handball Club Fishing Club Altert Sidney Johnston ' 2S i G hiilitt win [■iinstniciion jifortkt MAX WOODROW HALL Fallon, Nevada Max is so conscientious and reliable that at Plebc Christinas he was given the Job of signing out the whole company, and he is so " on the ball " that his wives never had to read the D.B. His extra-curricular activities in- cluded such diverse sports as mothering the plebcs, Major " A " for Red Comforter Squad, and just puttering. Liked for his indifference by the indifferent and for his putting- out by those who put out, the Long-armed man walked through his four years without tripping. " Max " Coniressioiiiil FRED MILAS HAMPTON J Sheffield, Alabama " Who is he? " Five months of plcbe year passed before Fred began to be noticed. Amazing! But, possessing a quiet, easv-going nature, Fred accomplished this unique feat. Experienced by competing for army appointments, his ambition to succeed has made him at last a proud high-ranking goat. Dragging is one of Fred ' s favorite sports but so far he is still at large with an address book covering everv state in the country in chronological order. If dreams come true the Air Corps gets another fine officer. Heres hoping, Fred! ■ Silttit Joe ' ' Stiititonal V Sergeant (1) Academic Coach FishincClub Handhai! Club Pistol Cluh Pistol Marksman Sergeant (1) Hundredth Night Show (4-5 187 . L- f - ,, Jefferson Davis ' 23 EDWIN FORREST HARDING. JR. Q Franklin, Ohio " Stick bv vour old Bud " — that phrase, or any one of a hundred others, portravs more accurately than a thousand character analyses, the real Bud we all know and lo e. A seasoned goat, his course through the academic whirl- pool has been tortuous, with many narrow escapes. Through It all he has kept his remarkable sense of humor running at full throttle. No hop or B.S. session was com- plete without Buddy. His one great love was fancy div- ing, but his uncanny ability for saying the appropriate thing made him a favorite with the ladies. Buddy ' ' Conges sioiuil MATTHEW GORDON HARPER, JR. p Princeton, West ' irginia In the West " irginia mountains lived a man named Gor- don Harper. One day the revenuers chased him into the forest from which he emerged opposite North Gate. He entered without an end in view, except to have his feet promptly encased in shiny, black shoes. Wirhin a short time, rugged determination made him a true Pciinter. A little study was enough to place him among the " semi- hives, " and yet leave ample time for an occasional pun. His constant singing, cheerfulness, sincerity, and coach- ing ability made him a swell wife. We ' ll miss you, Gordon. Htirp e ' ' Congressional 4 Suimming (4-3-2) Minor ■■A " (2 " , Numerals (4) Goat Football (2) Water Carnival Committee (3) Chairman (1) Automobile Committee (1) Camp Illumination (3) 188 Sergeant (1) Cadet Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1) Hundredth Night Show (3) Dialectic Society (3) Fishing Club Camera Club ii. 40 Joseph E. Johnston ' 29 F IttO fe CHARLES KNIGHTON HARRIS jC MERIDIAN, Mississippi Charley, with his deep southern accent, joined us early in plcbe year and quickly became one of the best adver- tisements for the south that the Corps has ever had. A red comforter addict from the hrst, he spent many hours in his chair boning academics and dreaming of his podunk. His efforts along the academic line although not startling were enough to keep him from worrying when the writs came around. His smile was a source of enjoyment to all of us. " Charity " Congressional JOHN FREDRICK HARRIS Dktroit, Michk ' .a.n Detroit ' s dynamic offering to the Corps early demon- strated and easily maintained an ability to travel the West Point road to success. Stars and chevrons were his naturally, while an affable and unselfish personality lent to his popularity. No mean athlete, " Fat Jack " still found time to smooth the academic path for those less fortunate than himself. While platitudes may be out of place here, perhaps Jack can best be summed up by sav- ing that he is the type of man the newspapers have in mind when they refer to our " future generals. " " Jack " Confifessional m Sergeant (1) Fishing Club Gjrporal (2) Captain (1) Stars (4-J-2) Football (4-3-2-0 Major ' A " (2-1) Swimming (4-3-1) Cadet Instructor 189 George G. Meade ' 35 MATTHEW CLARENCE HARRISON Q Glasgow, Montana " Lend me two doHars, Matt? " — a frequent question asked because he was the G Company banker. No man was ever turned down but Matt always asked if he needed more. When not drinking cokes he could be found at the library or in bed, wrapped up in his red comforter. Com- ing from Montana, Matt was a recognized authority on sheep, for which he took quite a hazing. Although Matt is no tile boner and is easy-going, he will make a good officer. " Mi!tt " Congressional HARRY CANAVAN HARVEY Mount Kisco, New York Here is a man crossed with adversity. Crossed with adversity because he has been slugged, he lost Christmas leave, and has been turned out on various occasions. A man because he has borne all of these crosses without a murmur or loss of cheerful demeanor. Harve brought to West Point a family heritage to live up to; we can give no higher praise than to sav that this heritage has been noblv borne. Harry was born a gentleman and has learned to be an officer. " Harie " At Large Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Soccer (1), Numerals (4 Fishing Club Pistol Sharpshooter 190 Sergeant (1) Assistant Manager Football (3) Goat Football (2) Automobile Committee (1) ifHt m rmtr B .jjiaslcaint MILLS CARSON HATFIELD Ada, Oklahoma For four years music Idled the air while Mills was around. He always heralded his approach with a song. Finn and conscientious in line of duty, yet when it came time to play, he took part in the fun, excelling in all sports. Conscientious in academics as in everything else, he stood high in his class. Mills graduates with the best wishes of his classmates, a credit to West Point, and to himself. " Mills " Congressional D AUBURON PAUL HAUSER MliLDOURNli, loWA The Corn Belt sent us a farm implement specialist with aeronautical ideas. Four years of West Point and one Iowa lass turned out a Field Artilleryman with domestic leanings. However, we feel that any number of years behind cannon or beside the Lares and Penates will never free Auby ' s mind from soaring wings. A true gentleman and almost scholar, we admire Auby most for the way he avoided saying unkindncsses about people. Whatever he does, and wherever he docs it, wc can be sure he will do it well. " Atihy " At I-iirfif Corporal (2) First Sergeant (1) Lieutenant (1) Tennis Manager (3-2-1 Cadet Chapel Choir C4-3-2-1) Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) First Sergeant (1) Invitations and Announcements Committee Concert Orchestra Managcr(}-2 ' Pistol Expert 191 JOHN NATHANIEL HAUSER, JR. p Oklahoma City, Oklahoma One of the more reserved members of our class, Johnny has in his quiet wav made close friends with all. The typical " Friend in need, " he turned a ready ear to all vho needed to unburden their troubles. Johnny has be- come an excellent wrestler but lack of experience kept him out of the starting lineup. He has confirmed the adage about " birds of a feather " by escorting all " army brats " within a striking radius. We all know that Johnny will carry on the high traditions maintained by a successful army ofHcer. ' ' JohtDiy " Conff-essioiia! ALFRED GEORGE HAYDUK p) Chicago, Illinois Leather puncher, soccer player, " slug " — that ' s " Duk. " But more than that, the " Canvas back kid " brought with him a confidence and sincerity which he tried to conceal with an indifferent attitude. Ever the arbiter m room politics, he maintained the peace. Ever the scofier at love, he was the most chased of the cadets. Through- out his four years he has been a wife in whom his wives could confide or ask opinions. Those of us taking Air Corps look forward to serving with him. " Duk " Coiimssioihil Sergeant (1) Wrestling 2-1 ;: Cadet Plavers (4) Sergeant (1) Baseball (4-2) Soccer (2-1) Monogram (2) Boxing (4-2-1) Football Monogram (4-3) Howitzer Biographies Repre- sentative (2-1) Water Carnival (1) Fishing Club 192 Gtcrgc- H. Tr.:z.3Li ' 40 J AMtS GERARD HLALV O HoLYOKE, Massachusetts Mike is one of those level-headed, able, likeable men who stand out through four years of cadet life as " just naturally high ranking. " Whether in board fights or boodle fights, academics or athletics, he has always proved himself an excellent cadet. His utter lack of self- conceit and his even, good nature have made him a friend of all. Not one of us has any doubt about his career. We do not wonder how far he will go; we wonder how soon he will get there. ' ■ ' f Coitf tssional DONALD HAYN ' ES HEATON p Tacoma, Washington Don, well known as a ■hive, " was often the last bulwark bervveen the ■goats ' and the onslaught of the Academic Department. Conscientious and a hard worker, he mas- tered everything he tackled because he took pride in a hard job well done. Four years of nursing sprains and torn hands have not discouraged Don nor prevented him from becoming a good gymnast, but these same mis- fortunes have given him time to indulge in his hobby, photographv The Engineers fct one of our best. J o ' i Confrtssional Gjrporal 2 Licuccnanc 1 Battalion . d|utant 1 Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Swimming (4) Tennis (4 Gvmnastics (3-2-P Ski Club Camera Club Secretary-Treasurer Camera Club(l) 193 k L % A ROY GEORGE HENDRICKSON MiLLEDGEVILLE, GeORGIA Babe is the slow, easy-going type. Not even the Academic Department could phase him as he took the turnouts in stride and remained a true goat to the end. His southern drawl has its appeal to the femmes and he always man- aged to drag pro. The T.D. too, recognized his ability and rewarded him, though his rank never went to his head. We will always piicture him apparently absorbed in his luice orPhil.book at night but never quite understanding what it was all about. Bahe ' ' National Guard K Ar? iy JOHN MILES HENSCHKE Los Angeles, California With his quiet friendliness John took West Point in stride. Academics never bothered him unless he was coaching a dehcient cadet; athletics did not worrv him except football. Through his football activitv he ex- cmplitied his steadfast spirit of loyaltv and cooperation. Winning or losing, disheartened or glad, he stood behind his team. This same spirit exhibited in his association with fellow cadets has gi en him innumerable real friendships. Thus the success which he has won easily in the past, awaits him assuredly in the future. ■ .v Color Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1 Football (4-3-2-1) Monogram (3-2-1) Swimming (4) Fishing Club Pistol Shaipshooter Sergeant (1) Assistant Football Manager (3-2) Equipment Manager (1) Howitzer (4) Camp Illumination (1) James Longstrect ' 42 194 K LEO CHARLES HENZL Mii. VAi ' Ki;i;, Wisconsin Quietly bur squarely he faced the problems West Point odered him. He took pride in working them out himself. When he had carried them as far as he could alone, he let It go at that — and usually " that " was pretty good. We remember how easily he used to hook up the lab puzzles the Juice Department gave us. Evidently his modest mannerisms touched the ladies too, he dragged often and " pro! " The Army gains a good man and a strong heart to help it with its manv problems. " Hap Congressional W ILLIAM JOHN HERSHENO X , JR. T San Francisco, California Plebe year shocked this integral member of Jake Manor, but with his characteristic adaptability and sense of humor " The Hoose " soon mastered the situation. Since then, his keen wit and spirit have continually dispelled the threatening clouds of gloom. An area bird with a flare for juggling words, he seldom returned from his " tactical walks " without some new dittv to cheer up the troops. As a result of his conviction that wasted power can never be regained, his true abilities were never appreciated by the .Academic and Tactical Departments. " Hiios(Z.oti " At Large Sergeant 1 Chess Club Fishing Club Weight Lifting Club Camera Club cri cant ' 1 ' Golf (4) Camera Club Fishing Club Pistol Marksman f 195 George B. U:aellan ' 46 I fS c RALPH ROBINETT HETHERINGTON Harrisburgh, Illinois Hustler, possessing the characteristics of both southerner and westerner, was quick to make this name for himself that fits so aptly. His versatility and keenness opened manv fields. A lover of literature and music, he could be found with a book or serving as a genial host to all who would join him in a talk or song. A man scrupulous to duty, a ready crony in an escapade, a pious friend, and warm companion. He called his classmates " " Friendv, " for he bore them " no hardies. " Hiistlir ' ' Concessional M MERRITT LAMBERT HEWITT Alhambr.a, California California lost, temporarilv, one of its greatest criers of the fame of Sunkist products and California sunshine when Merritt decided to go to West Point. He surprised the whole state of California by getting an appointment to West Point in his own easy, inimitable way. Here at Usmay, w-ithout any undue effort, the Hew is still sur- prising us. For many years Merritt has been dreaming of going into the Air Corps. It will be no surprise to us when he starts flying the big boat in a few short years to come. " AUiritt " At Liirse Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Dialectic Society (3 ' Hundredth! Niglit Sliow (3) Color Line (3-1 Glee Club (3-2-1) Cadet Sunday School Teacher C3-2-1) Camera Club Howitzer (4-3-2-1) Pointer (2-1) Pistol Marksman Sergeant (1) Chess Club Ski Club (2-1) C-eorge E. Pickett ' 46 196 i GEORGE LUTHER HICKS, III Q Cambridge, Maryland Gcorgie bounced into the Point with an O.A.O. and a strong arm. He leaves with no O.A.O., a stronger arm, and a keener eyesight. Rolling up the plebe academic grade with prep school momentum. Baby Face was forced to shift into low for the last three laps. Somewhat reserved and deliberate he picked his friends and activi- ties to stick with him beyond graduation. Georgie is as competent a man as he is likeable. What two better qualities could a new shavetail possess? " Georgie " Congressional ARNOLD JACOB HOEBEKE g Grand Rapids, Michigan Honest John ' s air of studied indifference somehow never succeeded in hiding those qualities of conscientiousness and efficiency that are his. A happy faculty of being able to get the most done with the least effort and a firm belief in the old adage of " all work and no play ... " enabled him to devote most of his time to reading, bridge and a game of golf that ranked him with the best in the Academy. A good all-around man of many accomplishments, he will be an asset to the Officer Corps. Club 23 (A. B.). Honest John ' ' Congression.il Corporal (2} Lieutenant T Lacrosse (4) Ski Club Fisliing Club Sergeant (O Golf (4-2), Numerals (4) Football Statistician (4-3-2-1) Hundredth Night Show (1 Dialectic Society (4-2-1; .advertising Manager 1) Board of Governors 197 Jahn B. Hxi ' II •- ■ •- f ii. If. WILLIAM MORRIS HOGE, JR. J Lexington, Missouri Born :o A Co., Benny saw the error of his ways and paid the price of a vear ' s time to |oin us in Nortii Barracks. Academics proved no difficulty after the effects of the first set-back wore off. In spite of innumerable buck-ups, the T.D. ' s failure to cooperate provided a subject for man ' a heartfelt bull session around the skin sheet. While not a star, Willie filled a definite niche in several Corps Squad teams. The Army is richer by a good soldier and an ever dependable friend. ' ' Senator ' ' Congressional L JUSTUS MacMULLEN HOME Se. ttle, Washington Arriving here after having set out with Navy as his goal, Mac early found that his and the Army ' s way seldom coincided. Finally obtaining a balance he decided to work for what he wanted and enjoy life the rest of the time. This system gave him plenty of opportunity to get around and make friends without shifting him from his course toward the Air Corps. He goes there with the same idea— tci he as different from the Army as possible without leaving it. " Mac " Congressional Sergeant (1) Football (4-3-2) Track (4) Boxing (4) Wrestling (3-2) Ring Committee Fishing Cluh Sergeant (1) Pistol Team (3-2-1) Pistol Expert i Philip H. Sheridan ' 53 198 K ROBERT WILLIAM HORN Los Angeles, California The " scientific approach " — we ' ve spent four years trying to master it — here is its personification. Maybe it was college, perhaps Fort Scott, but I ' m inclined to believe it was a rich fund of varied experiences that developed Bob ' s ability to reduce any problem in aerodynamics or femininity to its fundamentals and emerge with a satis- factory solution. Gentlemen, above these words is the picture of a true sophisticate, gentleman, and ever present help to a goat in trouble. " Bob " Conytessiona I L FRANK BENTON HOWZE Marion, Alabama Because he had always led his classes before he entered the Point, Ben could not understand why he was not with the Engineers at all times. His interest in all sports, femmes, bridge, and novels furnished the answer. Win- ner of four monograms, two hearts, and the friendship of all who met him, Ben rarely lost any bets, worried much , and tried hard to bone files with the Tactical Depart- ment. Never did he relax when duty called, or when boodle was anywhere in the division. Common sense- was his forte. " Ben " Semi tor ill I Sergeant (I) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3) Model Airplane Club (2-1) Sfci Club (2-1) Sergeant (1) Chess Club (4-3-2-1) 199 J. E. B. Stuart ' 54 i t Vj-V»- - g. ' ,V (i- If. L V. George A. Custer ' 61 200 BURNSIDE ELIJAH HUFFMAN, JR. g Columbus, Georgia At times the personihc;ition of ambition, Burnside vet is truly a great disciple of Morpheus. Burnside found his place in the Corps at the early age of 17, hut being naturally hivev, his efforts in academics placed him high and there were manv more hies that could have been his at the asking. His interest in bull sessions, drags, and the boodlers kept him from excelling in extra-curricular activities. His ability to make and keep friends and his willingness to tackle the hardest problem will give to the Army a fine man and a good soldier. Bernie ' ' Concessional G CHARLES HERBERT HUMBER Albany, Glorgia Charlie ' s adherence to minimum requirements best de- scribes his cadet life. He never did put out, nor file bone, thus never had more than a few tenths to spare. Beneath his southern reserve lie his friendliness, sincerity, and willingness to lend a helping hand. Flying is in Charlie ' s blood and his great dream is to be ranked into the . ir Corps. If being in the 400 bracket of the class is short of the minimum requirements, he will put out someday to earn his wings. " Chdvlu " Army Corporal (2) Supply Sergeant (1) ' Fishing Club Pistol Marksman Sergeant ' . 1 Goat Football ' 2 Camp Illumination O Camera Club Fishing Club Pistol Marksman I fl G THOMAS ABBOTT HUiME Frlitport, Michigan Tom is our candidate for guest on Information Please, should the questions be on guns or music. T.A. collects records of the Gilbert and Sullivan variety and the works of ' ictor Herbert, but his real hobby is collecting and firing guns. He took it easy in academics but will still rank his Field Artillery. A good artilleryman he ' ll be too, as was proved on the Tobyhanna trip. If you ever want to find Tom, drop in at the nearest ordnance lab, he ' ll probably be making another new gun. " Tom " Honor School B STANTOiN CLAUDE HUTSON Sesser, Illinois After three and a half years at the University of Illinois, Stan entered the Academy with the natural ability to plav the game. His four years of leadership in B Company did not depend on the power of the Tactical Department. Men wanted to follow where his broad shoulders and spon- taneous smile took them. Amazing physical energy made him a versatile athlete who could stop end sweeps as well as move 180 pounds down the cinder path in 9:08 time. With his generous heart and firm jaw, Stan will give the Field Artillery a leader who can do the job. Stan ' ' Congressional Scrgcanc (1) Pistol Team (J) Rifle Team 3-2-l ' i ■Minor •A " ' 2-1} Fishing Club Pistol Expert Ojrporal (2) Captain (r Football (4-3-2-1) Major ••. " (2) Track ' 4-3-2-1) Track Captain (1) Major " A " (2) Howitzer (4-3) Pistol Sharpshtxjtcr 201 Dsuglas A. J£:A.-.h-.:: ' 03 Ji- A L )k L HENRY DURAND IRWIN Atlanta, Gi.orcia A man ' s man through and through, girls held no mterest for Hank, although the bewitching smile of one brunette lass almost snared him. Throughout his five-year cadet career, Hank was a stalwart of the old school and his " Heave- ' at-neck-in-Mistah " was feared and respected by all plcbes, mdifFerent or otherwise. His athletic prowess was shown by his renowned right hook in the ring and by his artistry with a lacrosse stick. In all things Hank was hard but fair, a frictionless roommate and a fine comrade. Hi! Ilk " Honor School D HARRY LEE jARVIS, JR. Dalton, Georgia " Question: What is fire superiority ' You man! " " Sir, when one force can deliver at the opposingforce, lire which that force is said to have fire superiority. " Mouths gaped. Eyes popped. Silence reigned. Jojo had become D Go ' s authority on Infantry tactics. The stigma of having T T specked from cover to cover was soon dissipated however by Jojo ' s good-natured con- vivialitvand willingness to supplyan entire divisionwith skags. Staunch and dependable he was always ready to help a comrade by exchanging a guard tour or dragging an O.A.O. ' s roommate. ]oJo ' ' At Lane Corporal il) Supply Sergeant (1) Lieutenant (1) Lacrosse (4-3), Numerals (4) Major " A " (3) Boxing (4), Numerals (4 ' Intramural Monogram Sergeant (Ij Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Glee Club (3) Hundredth Night Show (3-2) Athletic Representative (1) Pistol Marksman Kolert Anderson ' 25 202 i ALLEN JENSEN K Salt Lake City, Utah Here ' s somcthinii to make that " long gray line " sit up and take notice. Slugoid, then make, a star man known to have been in several last sections, all-around athlete, but specialist in none, above all a good soldier — that ' s Al. Well up on the social graces, a top bridge player, always ready for anything, he does a lot of getting around when duty ceases to call. Congenial companion, willing worker, able soldier — K Co. gives up another good man. " Al " Senatorial L ALLAN GEORGE WOODROW JOHNSON Minneapolis, Minnesota George first distinguished himself through his amazing ability to find varied uses for gun patches. During four years the fair-haired boy from the Universitv of Minne- sota had little trouble with either the Academic Depart- ment or Tactical Department. George ' s hobby is golf and he also exhibits a marked preference for girls named Peggy. Handicapped through four years by a roommate who borrowed everything but his tooth-brush, he still managed to maintain his even temper and dignity. George ' s personality and sense of humor make him one of the best liked men of the Corps. George ' ' Senatorial Corporal (2 Lieutenant (1 Stars (3-2-1) . cadcmic Coach 3-2-1 . ki Club l- ' ishing Club Cadet Instructor Corporal (2) tirst Sergeant (1) Lieutenant (1) cadcniic Coach ' ' 3-2 ' ) Hundredth Night Show (2) Dialectic Society Camp Illumination (3) Choir (4-3-2-1) Pistol Marksman 203 Albert Sidnev Jchnston " 25 .vtiaf »g j pf». k I MALCOLM CORWIN JOHNSON OwATONNA, Minnesota Cousin Mai is the only non-Swede bv the name of John- son to come from Minnesota. Giving up A squad swim- ming yearling year in favor of red comforting, he later turned his efforts to becoming a camera expert. N4al is quiet and modest, ranking high in academics, and in tactics too, ever since his first spoony " right face " in Beast Barracks. Ranking at the top in his classmates ' opinions, he has an even more valuable position than stars or chevrons could give him. " Mill " Congressional ROBERT PAUL JOHNSON Q Preston, Minnesota Although Arpie wears castles on his bathrobe, his true lo e is the Air Corps. He couldn ' t (ly as a cadet so he re- sorted to capers and daredevil tricks on the old Armv mule at football games. He also cut a wicked caper as a cancan dancer in the Hundredth Night Show. Bob was thetirst man of our class to walk the area, but since then, he has been such an exemplary character that he never even lost a dav of Christmas leave. ' Arp t " Cotigressioual Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Swimming (4-3) Camera Club Pistol Marksman Hundredth Night Show (2) Mule Rider (1) Chess Club Fishing Club 204 i CHARLES EDWIN JONES 1 Bayonnk, i; v Ji RSI y Handsome? Yes! — And a gentleman always — this proud son of the Garden State through cooperation, depend- ability and honesty earned the respect and admiration of his classmates and was everything a friend and room- mate could be. In view of Charlie ' s adoration for his red comforter and passion for the sea, his successas a scholar, athlete, and soldier was amazing. Always possessing a cheerful optimism, Charlie has the essential character- istics of a good officer. " Charlie " Congressional MORTON McDonald jones, jr. t AsHEViLLE, North Carolina From the Rhododendron festival in the hills of North Carolina, Mac unconcernedly entered these cloistered walls, and hasn ' t been in a real storm since. Academic coach, listener to troubles, adviser on all and sundry problems, a goat in frog, arguer of math problems, boner of red comforter, reader of cosmos, and perpetrator of his wife ' s romance, are but a few of Mac ' s accomplishments. Either the Coast, the Field, the Cavalry, the Engineers, or the Infantry, is going to get a max when he finally makes up his mind. Mac ' Congressional Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Irack (4-3-2-0 Academy Monogram 3 Engineer Football Honor Committee Fishing Club Pijtol Sharpshooter Sergeant 1 [ " rack :4 . I ' oio ' A ' . ' Assistant Howitzer Biographies Editor 3 Camera Club I 2-1) € v , ' 205 Joseph E. Johnston ' 29 J -iTjrararaff i ueorge G. Meade ' 35 PERRY THOMPSON JONES p New Lisbon, NkwJkrsey Perry came to us green as the grass of his native New jersey, but his sangfroid carried hini unperturbed through a long, hard plebe year. Quietly and efficiently thereafter, he undertook his duties, becoming first a corporal, then a lieutenant. Academics never bothered him, but for two years his femmes did. .After furlo however he settled on one and even that dilficultv ceased. Liked by all, P.T. IS known well bv few. Those he chose as his intimates found him a faithful, loval and generous friend. P.T. ' Coiis nssioncil K JAMES LAWRENCE KAISER Portland, Oregon The love of horses and hounds has always held the most important place in Jim ' s heart. He managed to spend as little time as possible with books and usually those which he did study were about horses. Wheneyer you met him, his red hair beamed a cheery greeting, and his friendliness was as much a part of him as his skeet shoot- ing. His career as a boxer revealed his physical and character strength. Thus, just as he has jumped his thoroughbreds over the fences, he will hurdle the obstacles of lite. " Ih fc " Coiigiessioihil Corporal (2) Lieutenant CI) Ring Committee Fishing Club Pistol Expert Corporal (2) Serjeant (1) Boxing C4-3-2) Dialectic Society C4) Pistol Club (3) Skcci Team (V2 Captain (1) Cadet Chapel Choir (3) Camp Illumination (3) 206 ■f ROBERT BERNARD KEAGY Norfolk, ir .ini. Bob has been lighting grindstones with his nose for four vears. His first and hardest went by the name of " T.D. " and although the stone didn ' t break, it was worn down considerably. His second was the Academic Department, with languages as his particular nemesis, but soon they gave in to this transplanted Yankee with the keen mind and tenacity to principle. Democratic to the very bone, he always hated rank whether academic or tactical, and was the champion of the " bucks " and the " goats " to the veri ' end. Bob ' ' National Guard M REYNOLDS ROBERT KELEHER Brooklyn, New York Ren has a great many of the characteristics necessary to a good officer — initiative, patience, and the ability to carry out his job in spite of the obstacles which almost always come up. His tendency to be too soft-hearted, to pamper those under him, and his refusal to push himself forward are minor defects which will be corrected in time. He appreciates the privilege of being a cadet and a future officer and will work hard and willingly to im- prove himself and be a benefit to the Service. " Ren " Cotifi essional Scrijcant ' ' 1 Ra.3ioCluh ' 3-2-1; PrcMdcnt Radio Club (1) HundrcJih Night Show (4-3) Pistol Sharpshooter Sergeant (1) Pointer Staff (1) 207 4L p. G. T. Beaurtgard ' 38 r. L v. ROY SKILES KELLEY Q Bowling Grei;n, Kkntucky Rov was conscientious, industrious, and ambitious as evidenced by a pair of stars on his collar and four stripes on his sleeve. Coming here with five years of college behind him, he experienced little trouble with the Aca- demic Departments and spent many hours helping trou- bled goats. Except for certain strange conceptions as to how a room should be heated, Rov was a 3-0 roommate. After graduation he will finish his college work with a pair of castles on his lapels. ' ' Shipwreck " Congressional STRAUGHAN DOWNING KELSEY g Newport News, ' 1RGINIA A rootin ' , tootin ' , high-falutin ' son-of-a-gun from X ' irginia — that ' s our Jocko! Never could miss a " Hall- way Water Carnival, " alwavs managing to " get there fustest with the mostest " water bags. A self-styled specialist at barracks-room ballads, he excelled in quan- tity, if not in quality. Worked hard — for stars, but didn ' t quite ring the bell — proving vou can ' t grow hair on a billiard ball! Has a bet with his " wife " as to who will be a father first —nothing to add, except, " Ha e at ' em. Jack. " " J lick " Army Corporal (2) Captain (1) Assistant Gymnastics Manager (3-2) Gymnastics Manager (l) Academic Coach (3-2-1) Stars (3-2) Sunday School Teacher (3-2-1) Pointer (2-1) Concert Orchestra (4) Election Committee (3-2-1) Ring Committee (3-2-1) Pistol Sharpshooter Corporal (2) Regimental Siipplv Sergeant (1) Football (3-2) Hop Manager (4-3-2-1) Howitzer Representative (2 i Mule Rider (1) i 208 PAUL RICHARD Kli.MP A Mankato, Minni-sota The Stringer is a rare example of a vanishing breed of un- predictables in a world of dismal frankness and o]- enncss. What can we say about him? We know that there is more depth than he would like us to believe, more questing beneath the indifference, more seriousness than the external horseplay would indicate. " The light of a first captain " was seen in his eye by an indifferent of an older da y, and this we rather believe. We wish him luck and success in the field of his own choosing. ' ' Strhiffr ' ' Congressional KENNETH WADE KENNEDY g N. CCXJDOCHKS, Tl£XAS If you knew Pudge just casually you would know him to be a hive, a snake and a good-natured, generous cadet. It you knew him better you would say that he was opinion- ated, argumentative and deliberate. But if you knew him very well you would say he was a perfect wife. You would find that, in common with great men, he has an inconsummate enthusiasm for everything. This enthusi- asm is joined to a keen ability to determine the quin- tessence of things and a willingness to work untiringly to achieve the end. " Pud e " Coii rtssional Basketball (4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Monogram (2) Baseball (4) Fishing Club Sergeant (1) Academic Coach (3) Engineer Football Hundredth Night Show (4-2-1) Dialectic Society ,1) Fishing Club Camera Club Pistol Marksman fcv 4J 2(W George H. Thcmas ' 40 BENJAMIN BERRY KERCHEVAL g CoEUR d ' Alene, Idaho If ever in a storm, he sat do MT, lit a skag, and said " I ' ll give them this one. " Yet he never got many demos. A keen mind and a subtle sense of humor always got him safely past the trials and trihulatums of this man ' s col- lege. " Worship the red comforter, scorn thefcmmes " was his code. Never asking much himself, he was always ready and able to lend a hand in our darker hours. A Field Art ' v man first, last, and always, his guns will seldom miss the target. " Kerc y National Guard JAMES HENRY KING Q Meadville, Pennsylvania The Casanova and Beau Brummel of the Corps without the outward manifestations — that ' s jini. His extreme neatness makes itself obvious to few, but the moon- struck looks in the eyes of his drags are known to manv. At reveille he bounds out of bed and starts the dav off systematically under full steam whether it be a day of work or fun. He ' ll do well in the Army because he has two necessary qualities — the ability to get along with the C.O. ' s wives and the desire to work hard. ' J nil ' ' Congressional Sergeant (1) Lacrosse (4-3) Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Catholic Cliapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Glee Club (4-3-2-0 Hundredth Night Show Pistol Marksman 210 George B. McClellan ' -iS i H RILEY SMITH KING I ' iNSACOLA, Florida A military man from va - hack, Rilcv came to us from tin school, the Coast Guard Acadeim-, and the C-avalr . Catching up with the customs of West Point, lie soon joined the ranks of the regular hopoids, hardly missing a hop from fourth class year on. However, being versa- I I tile, he never became particularly interested in one femme, but many. In spite of his entanglements with the Academic and Tactical Departments we will always re- member Rilev as one of the best soldiers in the class. " Riln " Congressional EDWIN CHARLES KISIEL £) Wari;, MASSACHL ' siitrs Eddie had a wav with the women. During the first two vears of Ins cadet career his mam interest was in dragging, but that interest waned when lie met " the " girl. Being quick on the trigger was an asset which Eddie used both in keeping ahead of the tenth counters and in becoming a card expert. Possessing too much sporting blood was his main vice; possessing a warm heart, his greatest virtue. As a wife and a friend he was unbeatable. Eddie ' ' Coiiixasiiiiiiil ' I Corporal (2) Serjeant (1) .■ cadcmic Coach (4) Polo Manager (3) Boxing (4) Color Line (4) Fishing Club (2-1) Sergeant (1) Catholic Chapel Choir (4-3-2-P Concert Orchestra (4-2-1 Camera Club Fishing Club Pistol Marksman 211 ■■Itt - George E. Pickett ' 46 RICHARD WILLIAM KLINE g Oklahoma Citv, Oklahoma Dick came to us with a profound disdain for labor. As a result, organized athletics never could compete with his beloved " trundle-bed ' " and a good book, as far as Dick was concerned. A minimum of academic effort did his academic standing no good, but his native intelligence and common sense kept him up above the middle of the class. He was a complete failure at " file-boning " because of his habit of laughing every time the " Tac " came into the room. . 11 together, a good " wife " and roommate. Dick ' ' Seihitorial D WENDELL POLLITT KNOWLES Dayton, New Jersey A spring in his step, a twinkle in his eve, and cheer in every word — that ' s our Wendy. As delightful a character as ever jousted with the Academic Department, he strikes a perfect balance between his inner serious nature and his ciutward impishness, which balance and ver- satility has made him a definite member of all the differ- ent phases of cadet life. An upholder of mischief and discipline, academics and literature, athletics and relaxa- tion — Wendy has the color which variety brings, making him always welcome, amusing, and interesting. " All Right " for Wendy. Wendy ' ' Congressional Sergeant (1) Swimming (K), Numerals (4) Chess Club (4-3-2-1) Vice-President Chess Club (1) Water Carnival Committee (3-1) 212 Sergeant (1) Pentathlon (3-2) Swimming (4) Wrestling (2) Pistol Marksman r ' U j:hn B. H::d ' 33 JOSEPH LIPPINCOTT KNOWLTON F) Beaufort, South Carolina The sharp crack of a rifle sling split our Plehian ears and startled the Beast Detail into three full seconds of rever- ent silence. With this introduction joe began to apply himself vigorously to life at Usmay. Despising the sordid grind of academics and writing his 30 themes between dinner and first call, he found abundant time for athletics, committee work, and good fiction. The brain of an engineer, a goat ' s aspirations, the sense of duty and good judgment of a real leader — that is what Joe is made of. r.;.v ' ' Congressional STEPHEN THADDEUS KOSIOREK Q Cleveland, Ohio An accomplished punster, Steve always had an enormous reserve of wit at his call. Speaking Polish, Frog, and Spic with facility, he would intersperse his English with re- markable corruptions of foreign phrases which were sometimes funny, sometimes punny, but always con- fusing. For his puns he was forgiven because of his remarkable skill with his harmonicas. He could make Beethoven and Benny Goodman (low from them with equal ease. A hive, a gymnast, a three digit sergeant, a Don Juan, a hard-boiled cg,g, — these phrases complete Steve ' s make-up. " Steve " Congressional Coqxjral (2 , Lieutenant (1) Track (4-3-2 Soccer (4-3-2-1 ) Monogram (2) Boxing (1), Minor . (P? Fencing (4), Numerals (4) Honor Gimmittee (1) Lecture Committee (1) Camp Illumination (1) Class Historian (3) Cadet Chapel Choir (4) Ski Club Sergeant (1) Gvmnastics (4-3-2 Chess Club (2-lj Camera (1} Pistol Sharpshooter 213 Philip H. Sheridan ' 53 K ROBERT SEALEY KRAMER Leesburg, Florida It IS hard to keep a good man down. Although ham- pered plehe year by his advanced age and the fact that he hailed from Florida, Bob soon convinced btith the T.D. and his classmates of his true worth. Early in the year he was elected hop manager and soon afterwards began wearing chevrons. Without academic worries or femme trouble he was able to establish a mark for his successors to shoot at. At West Point we called him a " specoid " and a " tileboner, " in the Armv thev will call him a good soldier. " Bob " Senatorial A WILLIAM ANNESLEY KROMER Tucson, Arizona The first week of Beast Barracks, Bill ' s tall stature and powerful voice were the envy of all who had contact with him. Since then his athletic ability in football, track, and basketball, and his ability to cause others to enjoy themselves has changed that envy to warm friend- ships and respect. The plebes will remember him for his muscle building club, the other classes for his ink and charcoal drawings, his ready smile, and his singing in the halls. " Bill " Congressional Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Football (4) Baseball (4) Hop Manager (4-3-2-1) Chairman (1) Hundredth Night Show (2-1) . utomobile Representative (1) Fishing Club (1) C.imp Illumination Committee CD Pistol Sharpshooter 214 Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Football (4) Basketball (4-3-2) Track (4-3-2) Choir (4-3-2-1) J. E. B. Stuart ' 54 J haj contact cjuscottes " ' DAVID ERNEST KUNKEL. JR. J MusKLGON, Michigan A serious interest in the life of West Point characterized all of Dave ' s four years here. He may best be described as a " solid citizen. " No varsity athlete, he made himself " above average " in all sports he diligently practiced, notably golf. Not studious, but a great reader, he ac- cepted quietly the rule of .luthontx- and gained enjoy- ment and brilliance through his histriDiiic abilities. One big interest was the femmes — his own particular ones. West Point loses and the Air Corps gains a cool and excellent all-around soldier. " D,ne " Co ie,ress onal RALPH EDWARD KL ' ZELL g Clarkoali;, Arizona From out of the West came this golden haired cowboy with his high-heeled boots and jangling spurs. He checked in Beast Barracks to part with boots and spurs, but kept with him his other western characteristics, inainlv those of the true gentleman which won him the title " Sir )t)hn. " He was alwavs interested in anv dis- cussion of horses, the . nii , or South .Xmerica. He has lived and dreamed Cavalrv for four long years and now- realizing his hoi " «s, he leaves with us again in boots and spurs. ■ ■ Sir John ' ' Coii rtssional Sergeant (1) Cadet Players (3-2-1) Dialectic Society (3-2 P Concert Orchestia ,2-1 ' Ski Club 1,2-1 ' Fishing Club atcr Carnival Committee (3) Invitations and Announcements Committee Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Boxing (2) Fishing Club 215 !( : » ' :-• ■■ George A. Custer ' 51 -l fctf ■ JAMES RAINE LANEY Q Dublin, Georgia Jims overheated room pronounced him a true Southerner though his accent did not. Two salient features of his career here were his military acuteness and smooth " femme control. " Results: he was company commander and Don Juan to end them all. He worked and played at track, being pole vaulter and sprinter, and his perform- ance was notable, his grace exceptional. Unforgotten will be Jim ' s grimace when called " Ski-slide, " the warmth of his grip, and the unmistakable strength in his face. Club 23 TA.B.) " Ski-slide " Army c ROBERT EDWARD LANIGAN Rome, New York A golden baritone graduated from the 11th div quartet to the directorship of the Catholic Choir. His humor was such that he enjoyed his own stories as much as did we. This " shanty-Irishman " has an enduring hold on our affections which was accomplished bv laughing eyes, million dollar smile, and a blue ribbon disposition. Whether he was afraid of missing something, or was just rarin ' to go, we never knew — for he always made first call. The pistol team saw him riddle bull ' s-eyes; an Irish lass will see better scores in his aerial gunnerw Club 2} (A.B.) ' ' Snatch ' ' Congressioni.ll - ■ ' KH .«- - J ■% Corporal (2) Captain (l) Track (4-3-2-1) Major - ' A " (2) Hop Committee Class ' Treasuicr (1) Pistol Expert 216 Cotporal (2) Sergeant (1) Pistol Team (2-1) Catholic Chapel Choir ( 4-3-2-1 Choir Director (1 Glee Club f 4- 3-2 Ti Hundredth Night Show (4-3) Color Line (3) Pistol Marksman i KS Ifcujla: A. K:Arthur X2 H ..Hiito- ' ' ' - " jtoliioiio " .j,ei;iiilnsi .. fliit23 GERARD ANTHONY La ROCCA PulLADtLPHIA, P|:NNSYLVAN1A When jerry entered West Point four years ago, he proved himself to be a true and trusrworthy friend, and four years have changed him not at all in this respect. Casual, intelligent, and a great lover of fun, he took West Point in stride academically, tactically, and socially. He takes with him everything West Point had to offer during his four year stay, [crrv believes the Air Corps to be his calling and in th.ir branch we wish him the erv best of luck. " Jtrr " National Gi utJ M PAUL RUTHERFORD LARSON Kewanlu, Illinois Ninety words to cover Palooka- ' Impossible! Vou can ' t describe a heart as big as Bear Mountain, a grin that de- frosts the " coldest jug, " or a level head that can calm you down when you are " bouncing " in a mere ninety words. The activity list below does not tell you that a broken leg cost him a season on the basketball first string; that he is a bridge licnd; that while his feminine admirers are legion his real O.A.O. is his mother, and that he dreams of a pair of silver wings. " Palooka " Conj resj tonal Sergeant (1} Wrestling (4-3-M) Fishing Club Concert Orchestra (4-J-2-r Catholic Chapel . colyte (1 " Pistol Sharpshooter Corporal (2 Lieutenant (1 Basketball (4-V2-i: Numerals (4) Chairman Election Committee Howitzer Representative Camp Illumination (I) 217 fe. If. L )h r m Hctert Anderson ' 25 I ANGELO AUGUSTINE LAUDANI Lavvrhnce, Massachusetts No matter what the achievement, Al has gained here at the Point, his good nature will stand out above all in the minds of his classmates. Off to a rather slow start, he came along as a true West Pointer. His prowess in both held and parlor athletics points to his all-around ver- satility; he could always take part and be a valuable man to his side. Off the record, he would manage to emerge the winner from card games. In all, a cadet couldn ' t ask for a better " wife " or friend. " Al " Natioihil Gihiut WALLACE MICHAEL LAUTERBACH J Redwood Falls, Minnesota Well on his way to an electrical engineering degree at Marquette University, Wally turned to West Point to face plebe vcar with the wholeheartedness that has char- acterized his four years at the Academy. After a serious shoulder in|urv prevented his becoming a great quarter- back on the Army team, Wally devoted his athletic talents toward coaching D Co. ' s football teams to many enviable records. He is master of all trades who never failed us in any demand. We have known him as an admirable person and a real friend. Wcilly ' ' Cull aessiothi Sergeant (1) Color Line (3) Pistol Sharpshooter Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Football (4-3) Basketball (4) Intramural Monogram (4) Chairman Automobile Committee (1) Catholic Chapel Usher (1) Academic Coach 0-2-1) Pistol Sharpshooter 218 ; :±i.,i:l -ze 4 ROGER LONGSTREET LAWSON g HaRDWICK, GtORlilA From the day " Rogch " made his second entrance into these cold grey walls after getting off to a false start two years previously, he never ceased to bone check book or long for the red clay hills of Georgia. Not once did he allow the hustle and bustle of West Point to tarnish his natural easy-going Southern manner. At the sight of a pretty young lady he never failed to sigh, " Ah, what a beautiful creature! " " Rogeh " was always the true Southern gentleman and neither plebe year nor anything else about West Point could change that. Roe.eh ' ' Honor School B THOMAS ROGER LAW SON KissiMMEE, Florida What trite words be these — loyalty, understanding, comradeship, and amiability — to describe Tom. lictter be it said that he even changed cigarette brands to please his roommate, snored — when necessary — in an apologetic manner, or lived peaceably for four years with a Cali- fornian to prove his natural ability to adapt himself. Superimpose upon this an Irish sense of humor and pepper and you have T. R. A thumbnail sketch? It took no act of Congress to make him a gentleman. " Bail Is " Coii rcssionjl Corpora! (2) Sergeant (I) Fishing Club Pistol Marksman Corporal (2) Sergeant (I) Battalion Sergeant Ma|ur Catholic Choir (4-5-2-1} Hundredth Night Show Chorus- Glee Club i 2) Cadet Players (3 " Pistol Sharpshooter Pistol Club 219 «« • . ,, -jfett -vt . Jefferson Dai-is ' 23 MOODY ELMO LAYFIELD, )R. J Augusta, Georgia A man from Georgia that never lost his Southern accent no matter who told him to change. He was a little in- different at times to some corrections that did not suit him, but cooperated wholeheartedly with his class. He is a man who has great potentialities which shall blossom forth after he gets into the service, and should have great possibilities to go far in the Army. A grand room- mate and a friend any man should want. L ghti hi ' ' Congressional LEE BRADLEY LEDFORD, JR. g Harlan, Kentucky A human dvnamo came from the Kentucky mountains near " Bloodv Harlan " and tried to buck the system. It took 253 punishment tours in two vears and foundation on a deficiency of one-tenth in yearling French to convert him. Lee ' s outstanding characteristic is his inertia. It takes him a long time to get started, but once under way he cannot be stopped. Winner of the Army Oratorical Contest as a yearling and later President of the Debating Society, he likes politics and public speaking. " Ladies are especially invited. " Litmlniai k ' ' Co)2gtess!oihtl Sergeant (1) Bugle Notes Staff (4-3-2) Associate Editor (1) Camera Club Fishing Club 220 Sergeant iX) Debating Society (4-3-2-1) President (0 Fishing Club Pistol Sharpshooter i 1 Joseph E. Johnston ' 29 s ioertU ' 1 ' Cisf ' ' ' ■ ' ' a H GLENN ALFRED LEE Ml ' rtaugii, Idaho As a plehe Glenn soon became well known hv his class- maces and the upperclassmen as vell. Fri ni plehc vcar unni .graduation Glenn stood lirst ,n the company taaically, and that position was never questioned. His good-natured wavs and his desire to help the other per- son, whether it be academically or personally, con- tributed to his popularity and success. Having a similar, winning way with the -Temmes,- he will no doubt be remembered socially as -Laddie, " but to us he will al- ways be just " Pop. " " ' ' " P " r ■ , Lonyrtsstonal K JOHN CLIFFORD HODGES LEE, )R. Portland, Orkoon Twenty minutes before morning class, John would grudgingly lay aside his hction and repair to this favorite retreat, the sinks, with his texts. Twenty minutes preparation was really quite necessary if one was to hold a position near the top of the class " what with the stiff competition, dont you know! " John had many more important preoccupations than academics, most notable among which was his library of (inc recordings- enjoyed by his music-loving friends throughout the Corps. A brilliant, versatile yet extraordinarily congenial man; his friends will follow his course in the Army with keen interest. I.e. Him.f lf " c . I Corporal (2) Capcain (I) Boxing (4) Cadet Sundav School Teacher Academic Coach (4-3-2) Ring Commictcc Corporal (2) Supply Sergeant (1) Firsr Sergeant (1) Stars (4-3-2-0 Academic Coach (4-3-2-P Soccer (4 ) Choir (4- ' 3-2-l) Cadet Players (3-2-1) Cadet Lecture Commitrce (P Hundredth Night Show ( ' 2) 221 W sjyf h ' George G. Meade ' 35 LYNN CYRUS LEE HoNciLULu, Hawaii When shy, good-natured Lvnn Cvrus rolled across the area on that memorable Julv 1 of 1937 with a stack of Hawaiian records under one arm, it was a bad guess whether he was a seaman trying out his land legs or a bronc buster from wav out West. Bowed legs, his mathe- matical genius, and general likeableness all go to form the one and only Lvnn Cyrus, sometimes known as " the Sloppy Mr. Lee, " a good egg, the class is proud to have as its most non-reg member. " Gypsy " Presidential RICHARD MAR LEVY. JR. L Washington, D. C. " Does anvone have an aspirin? " The invariable answer was, " See ' Dick ' Levy, " He kept everything from nose drops to dental floss. His medicine cabinet kept us well, and his rare sense of humor kept us in good spirits. Hav- ing been brought up in the Armv, he has been deeply imbued with its traditions and should go far in the Service. He doesn ' t talk much about himself, but if vcu succeed in scratching beneath the surface, vou will hnd a real and true friend. Dick ' ' Congressional Sergeant (1) Academic Coach (3-2-1) Wrestling (4-3-2) Monogram (2) Dialectic Society (4-3-2-1) Department head (1) Hundredth Night Shew (4-3-1) 222 Sergeant (1) Hockey (4) Company Howitzer Rep. (1) Pistol Sharpshooter i ; u. p. G. T. Beaure rd ' 33 ■ftv n- ' ' PAUL VON SANTEiN LILES Q Birmingham, Alabama Although Hack came to us steeped with the easy-going manner of a true southern gentleman, we soon learned that in things military he was alert, resourceful, ener- getic and satisfied with nothing short of perfection in his efforts to emulate his Prussian forbears who served in the armies of Frederick the Great. Hack ' s love for the red comforter during his tirsc tw o years at West Point pre- vented his wearing stars, but his equally intense love for field soldiering should insure outstanding success in whatever branch he chooses. Il.nk " National Gui rJ JOHN CHARLES LINDEKMAN y Lake Wali;s, Florida John was sent to join us on a last-minute appointment and consequently started olT with a slight handicap wc remember him as " the man who missed Beast Bar racks and the Picbc Hike. " It didn ' t take him long to catch on to things, however, and wc have come to know him as an ambitious and very capable classmate with quite a lot of unsung athletic ability. A niche in the Coast Artillery is his aim and wc know he will (ill it as onlv he can. ■Umh " C " . ' . ' .v.. ' .,.;. m Sergeant (I) Boxing C2-I) Fishing Club Ski Club Pistol Markiinan Sergeant (1) Golf (4-3-2-1). Monogram (2 Minor " A " I Golf Manager Fishing Club Pistol Expert 22 FRANK HOLROYD LINNELL J Toledo, Ohio Frank knows this man ' s Arm v, front and rear, high and low. Likewise we know him. Associating mainly with goats as a cadet, academically and personally Frank weathered manv battles. When a tough assignment turned up, Frank was usually elected and he performed the task like a soldier. As a politician he ranked A-1. A great B-S ' er, he can more than hold his own in a dis- cussion. His greatest quality is his strong linishing power, as evidenced by his repeated victories over the Academic Departments. " FrcDik " National Guard WILLIAM MILES LINTON T Takoma Park, Maryland Before coming to West Point, Buddy was a captain of High School Cadets in Washington, D. C, but he man- aged to overcome that disadvantage handily. Academi- cally he was brilliant enough to play Engineer football and yet follow the continued stories in five different magazines. Athletically he was well proficient in all sports although excelling in none. Socially he was known as a " smooth apple. " Tactically he was right up there with the best. In every way his classmates will remember him as a " good file. " Buddy ' ' Conffessio ial I Honor Conimittee (1) Eleciion Conimittee (3-2-1) Manager Cadet Orchestra (1) Fishing Club Hundredth Night Show ' 3) Pistol Marksman 224 Corporal (2) First Sergeant (l) Lieutenant (1) Academic Coach (2) Engineer Football (2) Pistol Marksman r L a aptJio of tilt k mi- ,nkve rc»t ....j-ill« .(Beinta FRANK ELY LOCKE CLiiVixAN ' n, Ohio From the turmoil of National Guard duty in strike- ridden country to the bedlam of Beast Barracks was a change which Frank made in only a few days. He refused to be put in a " storm " and has ever since weathered the vicissitudes of cadet life with a calm calculation that has kept him clear of the T.D. An inveterate originator of " sinkoid rumors, " his wife could, nevertheless, depend upon him for the latest " dope " from the D.B. The service will lind him a stcadv oliiccr and a good com- panion. rjiik ' ' Congressioniil JOHN LANGFORD LOCKE p S. K An ' tonio, Tr.x. s Wc saw him as a member of the Beast Detail the lirst dav we entered the Academy and somehow our first impres- sion of him has lingered — quiet, efficient, sincere, re- spected by even the problem children of our company. Johnny ' s losing a year was one of the best breaks «e got. Beneath that unruffled Texan exterior throbs a warm personalit which few of us have been privileged to feel. His hobbies arc speculating, praising the Texas women, and assisting the less academically gifted. He ' s batting for Air Corps with F.A. on deck. " johnny " Army Sergeant (1) Corpora! (3) Pistol (3) Lieutenant { } Ritlef 3-2-1 Hop Committee (4-3) Fishing Club Manager (Pi Dialectic Societv (3-2-1; Automobile Committee (I) Pistol Expert Pistol Marksman 225 ,1 ) ' r- ji ir. L CLARENCE JOHN LOKKER p Holland, Michigan July 18, 1937, " Sir, New Cadet Lokker reports late for duty. " With this introduction the " Pride of Holland, Michigan, " joined our ranks at Beast Barracks. He was speedilv branded a friend and a good athlete, a factor that has always added to his popularity, jack was no bookworm, for his times off the athletic field were spent in sweet correspondence with a fair lassie out home. Furlough found Jack testing his personality in Mexico; however, his thoughts, as ever, always reverted to wooden shoes, windmills, and " Tulip Time. " ' Jack ' ' Coiie irssioiiiil MERCER PRESLEY LONGINO Q. New Orleans, Louisiana " Moose " is a son of the old South. He is an authority on baseball and football statistics, but is often hotly con- tested. He modestly admits that " the ole Moose " is alwavs right, and strangely enough he usually is. He has never allowed academics to interfere with his siestas, and the only time he has been known to remove the cigar from his mouth and his feet from his desk was during the skirmish he had with Plebe math. Moose will always do well because of his desire always to do his best. " Moose " Congressional Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1; Baseball (4-3 J, Numerals ;4 Basketball f4j Track (2-n IntraiTiural Monogram (3 ' Cadet Chapel Choir (4-2-1 " : Fishing Club Camera Club Hundredth Night Show (3-2-r Pistol Marksman Sergeant (1) James Longstreet ' 42 226 r n G ROBERT LORING Wallingford, Connecticut Bob came to us from two years in theTPifth Infantry, Maine. Because of his experience and good fellowship, he was well acquainted with all of his classmates by the termination of Beast Barracks. He expcnenced an un- defeated season on the P lebe Boxing team but was forced to retire to devote his next three years to books. Bob had his troubles, including a five-month skirmish with the tactical department bur all in all he ended on top leaving everyone with a fond farewell to ■good ole Bob.-- " Bob " r I B BENJAMIN McCAFFER ' . JR. Hollywood, C. liforxi.a Ben had two difficulties during his stay at the Point. One was academics which threw him for a vear ' s loss. The other, the weather, bothered him for four ears. He spent most of the winter sitting on the radiator wishing for either summer or California again. Confining his athletic activity to one sport, track, Mac became one of the Points best low hurdlers. More than once also Mac-s dancing won him local fame. As for his first post it will undoubtedly be -California here I come.- ' " Mac " n , . , J enatorial . " -crgcant (I) Hoxing (4 " ) . " ■crgcant (p Track :4-3-2-n. Numerals (4) .Monogram y .Vlajor ' A ' ' 2;, Cross Giuntrv (3-2-1 Fishing Club (P Pistol Marksman (3) l • »• Gecrgc B. McClellan ' 45 ,1 •J ! glat_ JACK CURTRIGHT McCLURE, JR. " P Texas " Well, in Texas — " and Mac was off again. Whatever ic was, he was always sure that it was not as big or as good as the kind they have in Texas. When not defending his native state, Mac found time to write hundreds of letters, to coach the goats, and to study just enough to keep up with the engineers. With his ready smile, his keen sense of humor and his ability to take a joke, Mac made cadet life much more enjoyable for all who came in contact with him. " Alrft " " Congressional K RALPH ALLEN McCOOL Kosciusko, Mississippi Aside from his southern drawl, " Sleepy " did not live up to his nickname as much as implied. When he wasn ' t " boning " academics, one could find him in the gvm " boning muck. " An injured shoulder, plus being a true goat along the line of mathematics, kept him off the corps squad lists. He is famous tor his " line " with the women. We all look forward toward serving with this true, level-headed soldier. Sleepy ' ' Congressional Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Soccer (4), Numerals (4 Rifle (3-2-n Minor " A " (2-1) Captain Rifle Team (1) Lecture Committee (2-1) Honor Committee (1) Sergeant (1) Manager Handball Club Fishing Club Sunday School Teacher (1) Water Carnival Representative (1) Pistol Marksman George E. Pickett ' 46 228 r I JOSEPH ANDREW McCULLOCH. JR. p Arlington, MASSAciiusiirrs From h.gh school, New England sent a son, a son snmten wth Blarney Stone, congeniality, and a tvpical Boston accent, joe-clean, quiet, unaffected-took for granted that h.s quick, clear mmd was no better than average even though he stands high in his class. His versatility carries him fron, the cho.r to tlic wrestling team Joe ' s even, pleasant wav blended w,th his high intelligence has won h,m a place ,n our menu,nes, and assured h,m of future success in whatever he undertakes. " Mac " Congressiomd MLLIAM THOMAS McDANIEL Ald. ny, Georgi. K Sir, mav I ask a question What are we going to haxe on the turnout this vear, Sir The number of times that we ve heard this question asked of Tom during the past three years is beyond the memory of mere man. We leave that to the " immortals- whom he guided to v.ctorv when ,he going was tough and among vhose ranks he holds a lasting place. One who could rationally combine the serious with the humorous endeared himself to h.s wife and to all wuh whom he came in contact " Tom " Congressional Corporal (2) Sergeant (I) Cross Countrv (4-2) VV ' rcstline (2) Hockey (4) .Academic Coach (4-3 ' ) Glee Club (2) Ca.lct Chapel Choir r4-3.2) I ' lstol Marksman Sergeant (1) Track f 3-2-1) Choir (4-3-2-1) Olee Club (2-1) Hundredth Night Show (2) 119 J:bn 3. K:ca ' 53 JAMES EDWARD McELROY T X ' iCTORIA, TliXAS Routine Cadet actnities describes Billv ' s West Point career during his hrst two vears. Then, in a meteoric few months, he reached the greatest of his hopes — the Poiiitei Editorship. Though BiUv was often as illogical as his nickname, his zeal for the Pointer and his popularity with all cadets were enough to carry him and the maga- zine through a very successful first-class year. An in- dustrious and conscientious goat, he will be worth more to the Army than several indifferent " hives. " " Billy " Coti ressioiml EDWARD JOSEPH McGRANE TJ Queens, New York A real Easterner, quiet and reserved, Ed was a true friend to all who knew him. Although he did not belong to a corps squad till second class year, Ed was always active at squash, tennis, or skiing. His unassuming nature and unruflled disposition made him a favorite with the femmes. Although never a hive, he never let academics mterfere with his peace of mind. His ability to realize his ambitions should insure him a successful career in the branch of his choice. Ed ' ' Congressional Sergeant (1) Pointer (3-2-1) Class Editor (3 Editor (1) Pistol Marksman Track (2-1) Acolvte(n Hundrcdrh Night Show (2-V Squash Club Fishing Club Philip H. Sheridan ' 53 2W GEORGE WILLIAM McINTYRE ]g BiNGHAMTON, N ' lAV VoRK ■ " Mac ' " took upon himself more than his share of the defense of his native state when he entered West Point. Always ready to join in any sport or a bridge game and having a congenial nature. Mac ' s traits have made him a friend to all. Although he spent most of his time in enjoying life and in corresponding with his many femmes, he has always ranked high tactically and high enough academically to reach his goal. I.E. — " to ride, shoot and communicate. " " Aiac " Con i ss tonal JOHN CARL McLNTYRE Q San Diego, California Johnnie is a Californian and for four years has tried like a Chamber of Commerce to sell us his state. In spite of his love for California and its products, early yearling vear he found in New Jersey a sweet young lady and since then it has been an " until-death-do-us-part " affair. Johnnie possessed a wealth of common sense and an unlimited knowledge of things mechanical. The Coast gets a good soldier who will know the workings of its many com- plicated instruments, even the AA Director. " Johnnie A ac " Congressional Ojrporal (3) Sergeant (1 Lacrosse (4-3-2) Election Gjmmiilce (3-2-1) Concert Orchestra (2) Squash Club Sergeant : T Handball Club Pointer (4-3-2-1) Circulation Manager Pointer (1) Camp Illumination (3) f -l J. E. B. Stuart ' 34 H GREGG LaROIX McKEE Bakhrsfield, California The remarkable invennse genuis and accompanying eccentricity of Gregg spread his fame through the Corps. Only he obtained the sanction of Col. Fenton to build space-searching rockets; only he used the assistance of the author of our text to dispute the solution of a physics writ. Yet in his more serious moments he studied, snaked, and shined with the rest of us. A native mechani- cal ability and a mind quick to devise easier wavs of doing difficult things will carry him far when he settles down to don the " Army Blue. " Af rff ' ' Con iress omil JAMES FULLER McKINLEY. JR. J San Antonio, Texas Although quiet and unassuming, Jim proved to be one of the leaders in his class. His even, cheerful disposition coupled with an admirable character gained the friend- ship and respect of all who knew him. As hop manager he was more than an average socialite. Even the " tac " would ask his home-loving wives at late Saturday night inspections, " Is McKinley out snaking again? " Jim be- came a winning performer on the side horse through long perseverance, a trait that is sure to aid him during his future career. " J nil " Congressional Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Lieutenant ( ) Track (4) . caJemic Coach C3-2 ; Ski Cluh Camera Cluh Fishing Cluh Autoniohile Committee i 1 ' Camp Ilkimination 1 i Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Gymnastics (3-2-1) Monogram (2) Minor " . " (1) Hop Committee Camp Illumination George A. Custer ' 61 232 DONALD LEROY McMILLAN Q Salt Lakl Ciiy, Utah It is said that the female popuhition of Salt Lake City wept bitter tears the day that Mac left for West Point. However, he found that women are fickle and devoted himself to lacrosse, bridge, barbershop harmony, and tall stories. His natural ability along academic lines left him leisure time which he used to help his less hivcy neigh- bors. We find him generous to a fault; we like his ready wit and admire his versatility. He responds to " Mac, " " Delly, " or " Dinner is served. " " Delly " Army H ROB RLLD McNAGNY Columbia City, Indiana Ideal companion and fine wife was ex-middic Rob. Possessing a cheerful nature which gained him manv friends, he won his sash as hop manager for four years. Unofficial public relations officer, he could always be found where the crowds were thickest. Playing a super- sax at the hops when not standing in the receiving line, he was admired by many of the fairer sex. However, the sash and sax did not win him half the admiration he gained with his friendly and respectful attiriidc to c cr - one. " Mac " t..(,lli,l: : . ' Sergeant (2) Lacrosse C4- 2-l) . cadcmic Giach C4-3 Monogram 2 Football .4 " Glee Club C3-2-1, Hundredth Night Show (3; Corporal ,2 Sergeant 1 " Hop Committee ,4-3-2-1 ■■ -Z Cadet Orchestra 25? Douglas A. McAnhur ' 03 € ' 4 V 4 M L SAMUEL BERTRON MAGRUDER Port Gibson, Mississippi File-boning and dragging everv week-end kept Sam from wearing stars during his career at West Point. His pet hobby was femmes, and he dehghted in writing and re- ceiving billet-doux from same. Whatever Sam told his darlings must have worked, judging from the oceans of mail he took in. Following in the footsteps of his southern ancestors, he was friendly and always ready to extend a helping hand. Sam will long be remembered for his eternal tiiirst tor knowledge in things military. " Sam " Senatoruil c CLINTON EARLE MALE Clarksburg, West ' irciINIA Honored with a dozen nicknames, this quiet, long-)awed son cii the hills finally won out in his battle with the academic departments. Plebe vear we discovered him a fighting fool in the ring, and we slated him then for an intercollegiate championship, but pressing academic matters had to come first. An ace at tennis and golf, a loval supporter of the boodlers and Delafield, a draggoid with several O.A.O. ' s until thev wrote thev were married, and a lover of horses, he went Cavalry. Mere - ' ' ' Conffi ' sshiMl Sergeant (1) Football (4) Lacrosse (4) Hiindreatfi Night Show (3-2-1) Fishing Club Sergeant (1) Boxing (4), Numerals (4) Goat Football Team Captain Intramural Tennis Champions Pistol Sharpshooter Robert Anderson ' 25 234 JOHN BENJAMIN MANLI-V. JR. D Boston, Georgia Once John mastered the intricacies of plche matli iiotliinu could stop him. He even gave promise of being an en- gineer, but the red comforter always got in his way. Though he did not shine on the athletic field he was certainlv at home on the drill field. His military bearing ranked hini highlv with the T.D. and liis line of " B.S. " made him a favorite with the femmes. Always a good man on a party or a week-end, he was certainly our greatest " Great Captain. " 1940 ' s loss was 194rs gain. " Johnny " Congressional H HARLEY TRUMAN MARSH, JR. Oak Hill, Wi;st X ' irc.inia The fact that Marsh barely veathcred the storm of Plebe Academics gave him a complex which made him doubt his own ability, but it gave him the integrity and determination which kept the rest of us from doubting it. Known to us as anything from Swampy to True Blue Harlev, this " Tin School Major " has attained a " rep " for efficiency and friendliness which is truly enviable. We are indebted to West Virginia for a distinctive per- sonality, a flawless roommate, and a model cadet. Marsh ' ' Honor School Corporal (2) First Sergeant (1) Lieutenant (1) Gym Team (A), Numerals (4) Fishing Club Pistol Marksman Corporal v ' 2 Lieutenant (I Cadet Chapel Choir (4-5-2-1) 235 Albert Sidncv Johnston ' 26 h JOHN BURNS MATEER Kes s ned Jiii:i ary 17, 1941. RUDOLPH ADOLPH MATHEISEL, JR. g NORTHFIELD, NeW HAMPSHIRE Mat came to West Point with a practical mind and settled down to routine cadet activities and a hobbv. He spent one vear making a radial airplane engine in the ordnance lab and succeeded in making it run after nearly ruining a prime mover in the effort. Mat has good qual- ities that one may not notice without knowing him. His dailv life consists of writing and receiving letters from a devoted O.A.O. Mat hopes to make the Air Corps. We wish him luck. " Aiat " Senatorial Jefferson Davis ' 23 236 G WALTER EDWARD MATH IK New York, Nlw Yurk From the comparative quiet of New York to ilie tunu ' .lt of Beast Barracks was a serious shock to Walt. Ho ve er, yearling year found him fully recovered, with academics easily mastered and activities under way. At ease whether dragging blind or standing on a debating platform, a weakness for brunettes in particular), and an ability to work conscientiously and well are his outstanding char- acteristics, the latter having enabled him to realize his ambition of being Howitzer Editor. Although the thought of building bridges interests him, we think he ' ll wind up with wings. " IValt " Congnssioiiiil CHARLES IT LLER .NLATHESON J_j Detroit, Michigan Coming to West Point from the windy city of Detroit, Sandy rapidly adjusted himself to the routine of cadet life. Of a quiet nature, his reliability and determination plus a fine sense of humor, made him a perfect wife and friend. Frequent clashes with the foreign language de- partment enabled him to defend the honor of the goats in the annual goat-engineer classic. With squash, photog- raphy, bridge, and letters to the O.A.O. to keep him busy, he never found time for varsity competition. The service receives a valuable man when Sandy graduates. " Sandy " Congressional Sergeant i 1 Track i ' S) Engineer Football (2) Academic Coach (4-3-2-1) Camp Illumination (3) Debating Society (3-2-1) Howitzer Staff (3-2-1) Editor-in-Chief (1) Sergeant U) Goat Football (2) Camera Club Fishing Club Pistol Club (3) Pistol Marksman 237 Joseph E. Johnston °29 I J if. i. . B THOMAS WARD MAXWELL PatI ' Rson, New Jersey Tom, Mac or Max as vou prefer to call him came ro West Point a. true son of New Joisey. Being one of those hard working young men who came in on a " compet " he was at first griped at his " dog-ticket " classmates. Despite his frequent crossings with the T.D. which cost him some of his leaves he becime a high ranking lieutenant. Now a hrst-class wrestler and a top photographer he will be an excellent officer in the future. Good luck Mac, mav our paths cross often. Mtic ' Congressional H CHARLES DORSEY MAYNARD Fort Sam Houston, Texas Charlie, during his so|ourn as a ir.ember of the corps, has proved himself a model cadet. Al avs friendly, always cheerful, he has a pleasant word for everyone and a will- ing and able hand for beleagured goats. We hnd him not much of a hopoid or dragoid but we guarantee him to be the smoothest jitterbug our class has produced. Charlie is naturally spoony and military but his easy going charm has adapted itself more easily to the " boodle set " rather than Lieutenants and above set. " Charlie " At Large Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Wrestling (3-2-0 Camera Club Sergeant (1) Battalion Serjeant Major (1 ) Howitzer (2) Pointer Representative (2) Hundredth Night Show (2-1) Fishing Club George G. Meade ' 35 238 % BEN ISBEL MAYO. JR. J FiiRi Smiiii, Arkansas Ben has been, in outward appearance, an easy-i oing cadet, taking cadet life in his stride with seemingly no effort. He has the enviable trait of doing a thorough |ob in an offhand manner. Known throughout the Corps for his companionable friendliness, his friendships are man and lirni. His convictions arc strong and have proved throughout f our years to be sound. . lieutenant in his company, the captain of his sport, Ben will go far as an oflicer of the . rinv. ( lub 2 . .B. " Ben " Congressional D HlRHIiRT SUMNHR MEAD HlN(.llAM, MASSACIIUSliTTS Herb came in with a " G.I. ' s " skepticism and ability to head a mess line or barber shop " poopsheet. " The latter aptitude he carried to academics. However, like water, oil, and CuSo4, Herb, foreign languages, and the T.D. didn ' t mix. . n alien champ, his tangling wits with the " I Co. " finance wizards used up much of his extra- curricular time. Bridge and " dragging " took the rest, robbing some Corps Squad of a capable athlete. With his alert mind and solid sense of values, Herb will make a fine officer. " Herb " Cont rtssio)hil Corporal (2) Lieutenant (I) Golf (4-3-2-1), Numerals (4) Minor --A " (3-2-1) Captain (1) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Cilcc Club (4-3-2-1) IX-batine Society (4-3-2-1) Hundredth Night Show ,4-3-2-1) Camp Illumination Committee (3-1) lishing Club Cadet Orchestra (2) Sergeant Academic Coach (2) Camera Club Ski Club Chess Club Kishing Club t fS 239 P. G. T. Bca-aregard ' 38 H jnmirarfiFf i JOHN WILLIAM MEADOR p Huntington, West X ' irginia Good things come in small packages — that ' s Johnny. A. whiz in the ring, on the track, and on the dance floor — his abilities are the envy of many. A conscientious worker, Johnny alwavs has time for clean fun. He is noted far and wide for his " storms, " but when the final bell rings, he ' s right there ready to do his part. With his keen wit, ready smile, and always-helping hand, Johnny leaves a hole in the Corps that will be difficult to fill. lohimy " Coniressioiial K ARTHUR LLOYD MEYER RiiAoiNG, Pennsylvania . rt came from a National Guard unit so he found it easy to adapt himself to the military life of West Point. Academics were easy for him, so he spent his time on outside activities ■hich soon placed him on the A squad of Fencing, in the choir, and playing in the Cadet Orchestra. From first trombone he rose to orchestra leader. Though he prefers classical music he can jump and jive with the best of them. He has always been a one girl man. A fine fellow in every sense, may we see a lot of him in the future. " Art " Conytss ' ional Sergeant (1) Tracic (4) Cross Country (4) Boxing (4-3-2-1) Pistof Marlvsman Sergeant (1) Fencing (4-3-2), Numerals (4) Minor " A " (3-2) Cadet Orcfiestra (4-3-2-1) Orcliestra Leader (1) Choir (3-2-1) 1 240 )OHN FIELD MICHEL g Washington, D. C. John has been one of our most admired and valuable friends. Never hesitant to try anything once, his interests were limitless — sail-boating, photography, and aca- demics being outstanding. Though reluctant to waste- time tile-boning in academics for personal gain, his con- sistent coaching carried the " B Company Goats " through many seasons of tough writs — and he earned his stars, in spite of himself. An easy-going nature, quick- ness of wit, and tendency to procrastinate enabled John to absorb and enjoy the best that West Point has to offer. ' John ' ' Coni!,ressional LeMOYNE FRANCIS MICHELS J ' ermiluon, South Dakot. Immeasurable natural ability, energy, and courage to crack any problem quickly gave Mike his nickname. Though these characteristics are admirable, they are sur- passed by the B.T.U. ' s genuine cheerfulness, generosity, and friendliness. His favorite haunt at West Point was the squash court where he could be found on almost any afternoon. Socially the B.T.U. was on hand for all big occasions, always accompanied by something very lovelv. No matter where the B.T.U. places himself the character- istics named will alwavs put him on top of the ladder of success. " The B.T.L . " Senatorial Sergeant { j Stars ' ,2) Academic Coach (4-3-2-1) Pointer Assistant (4 Fishing Club Camera Club Automobile Representative ' .I) Pistol Marlcsman Corporal (2) Battalion Sergeant Major (l) Howitzer Represenutivc (4) Pointer ' ' 2-1) Camp Illuminacioa (3) Dialectic Society (3) Pistol Marksman 241 Geerge H. Thcmas " 40 fci. v»aia iR.. -J A ♦• w. a L V James Longstreet ' 42 D MAURICE GUTHRIE MILLER Fort Bknning, Georgia " Bucky " — ;i Benning Army Brat- whipped into West Point with such enthusiasm that he left most of his hair behind, and, although he hasn ' t regained his locks, he lost none of his enthusiasm. " Wispy " won soccer numerals, but indulged in other events Yearling vear, due to a miscalculation on an after-taps inspection during maneuvers. That same vim made Maurice the " Supply- ingist " Supply Sergeant in the Corps, and earned him through academics without a scratch. That enthusiasm, sly smirk, and shining countenance will soon be adorning the better places. Bucky ' ' Coi:gi ' essio}ial JOHN MILLIKIN, JR. 17 Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia Jack came to West Point branded as an " Armv Brat " and carried on frt)m there. From the first he decided to get what he could from this place and he succeeded. An en- gineer by choice, he was always worrying about his work, but it was useless worry. He played as hard as he worked and was always ready to answer the call for a " rat-race. " Living with him was fun, and useful too, because he was always ready to help you out of a tough spot. His only failing was his weakness for redheaded femmes. ' ' Jiick ' ' Couii-tssiomil Corporal (2) Supplv Serjeant (1) Soccer (4-2-1) Inrranuiral Monogram (4) Hiindredtli Night Show (2) Fishing Chib 242 Sergeant (1) Polo (4) Cheer Leader (1) Fishing Club Pistol Marksman (« ' ! ' M George B. UcClellan ' 4c t icaK " WILLIAM LEROY MIT( HELL J) RisroN, Ldiisi.wA Possessing poise and confidence, Billy was a leader from the beginning. His fairness and friendliness made him popular with everyone he met. Stopped plebe year from fiiirilimg a long harbored dream of playing football and baseball for Army, he turned to lacrosse, a game he knew nothing about, and became a star. Since he is a college graduate, academics came easy to him; rather than weaken his eyes boning academic rank he saved them for the Air Corps. May his success continue throughout his career in the service. " Bill) " Congressional WALTER FRANCIS MOLESKY Q North. MPTON, Pi;nn ' sylv. ni. Moe ' s military career began at preparatory school where his reputation as a tiny, but potent runt also began . After his entrance into West Point, the realization of a three- year dream, he hit his academics as hard as he hit his opponents on the gridiron. On the latter he won the appellation of " Moc, the Mighty Molecule " . . . His dominant characteristic, aside from his cvcr-prcscnt good- humor, is his spirit of determination to come out on top. He will succeed at any duty assigned to him. " Mo( " Confifessioiial Corporal (2) Capt., Battalion Commander (1) Football (4), Numerals (4) Lacrosse (4-3-2-1 Numerals (4) Majoi ••A " (3-2;n Claji Vice-President (1 ) Ring Committee i,4-3-2-0 Camera Club Fishing Club Pistol Sharpshooter Corporal (2) Sergeant (1 " ) Football r 3-2) Monogram Hundredth Night Show 243 ' —V W» -v-s • fc if. L ): George E. Pickett ' 46 NELSON PAUL MONSON Jy [ MiNDEN, Nebraska Thcv called him Paul, this row-headed man from Nebraska. With a challenge in his eyes to all institutions he has climbed far and won his wav to our hearts. He has buzzed through academics with not too great an effort and although not too high in scholastics due to his profound distaste for anything ordered we all look- up to him as a person of wide knowdedge. We will miss Paul when we part, but are consoled by our knowledge that in him the Armv has a hne man. " Paul " Co)ignss!OHal ALFRED JUDSON FORCE MOODY g Hamden, Connecticut " Ace " came to West Point from the Army with a de- termination to do his best in whatever he attempted. We can see from his record that his best was exceptional. His efficiency in things academic can be attested to by many a goat coached by him or engineer who picked up a few extra tenths bv specking Ace ' s home-made poop- sheets. Militarily he is an " on-the-ball hie " if there ever was one. Capable without being a file boner, he should go far in this man ' s Army. " Ace " Army 1. J . 3rporal iX) Lieutenant (1) Stars (4-3-2-1) Fencing (4-3-2-1) Captain (l) Minor " A " (3-1) Class Historian (l) Ring Committee (2-1) Pistol Marksman Cadet Instructor 244 «A John B. Hood ' 33 Willi i -• GEORGE BISSLAND MOORE g Rutland, ermont Although young in years when he entered the Academy, ■ ' Bizz " soon showed that he was mature in every respect. The ideals of West Point are his ideals, and he strives constantly to perpetuate them. In scholastics, in sports, and in tactics he is an outstanding success, and displays in all of them infectious enthusiasm, determination, and unselfish devotion. Success in his chosen field is assured, and there is no reason to doubt that he will go far. As a wife, as an ollicer, and as a gentleman, there is no better. " liizz- Congressional WALTER LEON MOORE. JR. p Bridgeport, West ' iRr,iNi. Mick has many traits — congeniality, a willingness to help others, a keen wit, and a likeable nature — each con- tributing to making Mick one of our best-liked class- mates. His chief ambition is to enjoy life to its fullest extent, and his devil-may-carc attitude is constantly evident. Yet, when Mick had a definite task to perform, his efforts showed such efficiency that no reprimands have come forth from any source. He leaves behind him a clean record and more than one sad feminine heart. " Aiickey " Coritx ssioiial Corporal (2) Captain (1) Football (4) Track (4-3-2-1 " ! Major " A ' ' (3-2-1) Cross Countiy (3-2-1) Monogram (3) Minor ' A " (2-1) Captain (1) Pistol Marksman Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Choir (4) Swimming (4-3-2) Hop Manager (4-3-2-1) Pistol Marksman 245 ■.r, ■. , -aMf..W» . " .f Philip H. Sheriian ' 53 MIROSLAV FRANK MOUCHA ]y[ New York, New York Milo for short. All fall he waits for winter and snow. When snow sets in, Milo sets out, skis in hand. He spends as much time on his skis as he does on his academics. He ' s M Go ' s only versatile musician. Besides being in the choir, he can plav almost any instrument you name, especially the violin. He lives for but one thing m the spring — choir trips. Any hrst-hand information on Europe may be obtained from VIilo. He even speaks the different languages. His ambition! ' - vvhv the diplomatic service. " Al » ' ' Cotip ' iSStOUtll MAYNARD GEORGE MOVER T Cleveland, Ohio An easv nonchalance, an insatiable curiosity, and a determination to enjov life to the utmost are Red ' s out- standing characteristics. Though he holds the Academy record for trips on the Milk Train, though Juice brought the specter of Foundation, through trials both Tactical and Academic, Red remained undaunted. A thorough- going hopoid, a master at chess, a denizen of the dark- room, a cartoonist, versatility marked Red ' s extra- curricular career. With every wish for success. West Point sends Red back to the Army from which he came. " Ked " Army Sergeant (1) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Concert Orchestra (4-2-1) Glee Club (2-1) Ski Club Fishing Club Hundredth Night Show ( 2-1 ; 246 Sergeant (1) Soccer (4) Chess Club Camera Club Pointer (2-1) Howitzer (1) Pistol Club (3) Pistol Marksman J. E. 3. £: ' :irt ' 54 M WALTER RALEIGH MLLLANE Los Angeles, California A wit CO set the troops in stitches, yet a " tongi ' e lasher " to cower the most hardened; a native New Yorker to those who see him in the big citv, he is from California; a dancer approved hy the old-fashioned at the hops, and a dancer to meet any Jitterbug ' s approval at Nick ' s in the X ' lllage. Walt ' s greatest triumph is his ability to he one of the boys and still maintain his high sense of Duty, Honor, Country. Here ' s to the man of contrasts. U .; " Siiiatouul CHARLES LOVE MULLINS g Chadron, Nebraska After a year of enlisted service, " Moon " came to West Point to continue his work in the Army. Evidently he liked the life at the . cademy because he has done well in academic work and also in the field of athletics. But be- sides being known as an athlete, " Moon " was even better known through the manv friendships he formed while here. In return, we can all say that we liked him and we know that he will do as well in the Army as he has done at West Point. Club 2 A B " Moon " ( nzressioiul I Sergeant (1) Camp Illumination Committee (1) Dialectic Society Department Head (1) Hundredth Night Show (2-1) Academic Coach ; 4-3-2-1) Squash Club Fishing Club Pistol Sharpsh(X)ter Sergeant (1) Track (4-3-2-1), Numerals Major " A " (3) Cross Country (4-3-2-1) Boxing (4) Fishing Club Pistol Marksman 247 iASZ ' ' ■ ■ ' - if. L ) . r - " t W George A. Custer ' SI I CHARLES ROBERT MURRAH Chipley, Georgia " Ole Poppa " IS a rugged individualist from the Deep South. Here is a man who knows his own mind and does not hesitate to depend on it. He has few vices and only one woman. He minds his own business and scorns rank — more from indifference than policy — but accepts re- sponsibilitv quietly and discharges it with real ability. Here ' s hoping great things are demanded of him, for he IS competent, but he will never exploit his talents to his own advantage. " Black Murrah " Sei atonal JOHN FRANCIS THOMAS MURRAY g Elmhurst, New York A steady and reliable lad. Jack has spent four years doing each job as he planned it, with clocklike regularity. His campaign with the treasurer ' s office, though carried on in the interest of only one person, stands as an example of his perseverance and industry that showed itself in all his undertakings at the Academy. The goals of plebe vear, a good game of squash, a sound knowledge of all academics, and managership of the boxing squad were all achieved quietly and unassumingly. Jack wants the Field and Foreign Service. " Jack " Conei-essioihil If H " B KiJS; -. ' Iw Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Lieutenant (1} Boxing (3-2) - r Tennis (4-3-2-1), Numerals (4) Manager (1) B Minor --A " (3-2-1) Hundredth Night Show (4) | Basketball (4) Catholic Choir (3-2-1) I % Pistol Sharpshooter Camera Club 1 Fishing Club 1 Squash Club 248 D:ugla£ A. ilcAr ' .hur ' 03 ' ton-W;- ■ ALEXANDER FRANK MUZYK J PlTTSBLROH, PhNNSYLV AXI A Misfortune followed Al during his lirst four years at the Academy. Found for .3 deticicncy he came back to be king of the " L " Company Area Birds. It was not until his final year that the T.D. recognized his ability as a leader and gave him the high rank that he deserved. .■ ll-round athlete, musician, choir boy, poopsheet artist extraordinary, Al would give up the many honors he has received for the wonderful girl whom he wooed, won, and remained faithful to for four years. ■11 Congressional FRANCIS JOSEPH MYERS. JR. - Edensburg, Pi;nn ' sylvan ' ia Joe, who claims as home level seven of an Ebcnsburg coal mine, came to us after stopping at the Naval Academv. His aggressiveness and fighting spirit as well as his athletic ability has made him a valuable asset to our soccer and track teams. His lighting spirit carried over into a constant struggle with the Academic and Tactical Departments. Joe ' s happy disposition and regulation grin earned for him a flock of buddies. From what we have seen of Joe his life in the hereafter which is the Army should prove successful. ' Joe ' ' Congressional I Sergeant (1) Licutenint (1) Football (4-3-2-1) Major " A ' " (2-1) Swimming (3-2) Monogram (2) Boxing (4), Numerals (4 " i Chairman Ring Committee Catholic Chapel Choir 4-V2-1 , Concert Orchestra (2) Pistol Marksman Sergeant (1 ) Track- (4-V2-1), Numerals (4) Soccer (4-V2-1), Numerals (4 Water Carnival Representative Hop Manager 4 Fishing ChiH 249 In L % Rclert Anderson ' 25 c HAROLD EDWARD NANKIVELL Denver, Colorado Without being facetious, Nank is our number one candi- date for Tom Mix ' s " straight shooters " for he is one of the sharper members of the rifle team and a pillar of the Honor Committee. High ideals and sincerity have won our respect for this gentleman. An engineer without the proverbial wood, he has demonstrated his quiet efti- ciency and absolute dependabilitv throughout his thus far stainless career. Stout fella! Na)ik ' ' Nationid Guard ROGER STEVENS NEUMEISTER J Auburn, Nuv. ' York Rog is noted for his |ovial good-nature- four years at West Point have not dulled him in the least. He naturally sits into anv group and is a charter member of the " league of good fellows. " But he has plenty of other assets — he is bright and seems to be getting brighter cverv year, he can rise to |ust about anv situation except, perhaps, a front circle up in gymnastics; and he is careful in his acts and appearance. You can alwa ' s be sure that Rog will come through. " Roe, " Cangressional Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Lieutenant (1) Academic Coach (4-3-2-1 ) Ritlc Team (3-2-1) Honor Committee 250 Sergeant (1) Fishing Club Albert Sidney Johnston ' 26 [ HcMHir ' GIBSON NILES g Di;lmar, Niiw York Though not very talkative, " Gih ' s " ever sunny disposi- tion and his ever present smile have won for him a host of friends during his stay at the Academy. Besides having the ability to easily win friends, " Gib " has athletic ability as evidenced by his prowess on the Army Track and Cross Country teams. He was also on the " C " squad swimming team plebe vcar. Though never bothered with academic difficulties, " Gib " never neglected his studies. Always applying himself diligently to everything he undertakes, we expect him to go far as an officer. " Ciib " Satioiial GiiiirJ ALEXANDER RAMSEY NININGER, JR. T Fori L. i ' nKRD Li;, Florid. " — ' tis not what man docs which exalts him, but what man would do! " It was Sandy ' s good fortune to be pro- vided with the means and the background necessary to know and appreciate the many arts. His interest in the theatre, a devotion to books and music, and a love for painting make him an excellent conversationalist. Could it be these artistic inclinations that have so often ITomptcd, " Is she pro? " Proof enough isn ' t it, that Sandy was one of us? SuHiiy ' ' Coiifijrtssional W Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Swimming ( ' 4-3) Track 0-2-1) Monogram (2) Cross Country (2-1) Monogram (2) Hop Manager ,4-3-2-1) Sergeant (1 Track (4) Debating Society ( 3-2-1 Chairman, Lecture Committee 0) 251 : :v..-y «:.:-. Jefferson Davis ' 23 HAROLD WESLY NORTON Q Laramie, Wyoming " To hull that overcomerh. " A slug and Plehe French held Hal back not a whit, for he conquered his obstacles and reached his objectives here. Responsible for his suc- cesses are a serious attitude toward work and a disci- plined will. To his wife, Hal ' s strength of character and diligence have helped to make the way easier. Eminent successes on the lighter side have been his too, without playboy tendencies. Knobby accomplished his mission at the Academy, and should certainly have uncommon success in our greater life to come, the Army. " Knobby " National Guard JOHN NORTON y Norfolk, X ' irginia There is but one reason for Jack ' s success — character. He finished West Point with the same ideals he brought here — an astounding feat. He developed, strengthened, and built upon those ideals; result, a seldom-equaled strength of will, generosity, loyalty, and integrity that fulfils the greatest Virginian traditions. He didn ' t lend a friend a helping hand — he went out of his way to give every friend both hands and a strong back plus well-considered and subtly-given advice. M Go ' s loss was the Corp ' s gain — a noble sacrifice. ' ' Jack ' ' Army Corporal (2) Lieutenant (l) Academic Coach Track ij,) Polo (4) Cross Country (3-2) Pointer (4 3-2-1) Business Manager (1) Pistol Marksman 252 Corporal (2) Capt., Regimental Commander Class President (2) (1) Football (4), Numerals (4) Basketball (4-3-2-1) Monogram (2) Track (4-3-2-1) Choir (4-3-2-1) Dialectic Society (2-1) Business Manager and Treasurer Pointer (2) (1) Honor Committee (1) Board of Governors (1) iJWt;:: .H ' » ar Joseph E. Johnston ' 29 laltisireoS ;kiidatnf«J ' uv to ? ' « ' " ' ..vclkonsii Aiei PAUL JAMES OBRIEN Jamestown, New York From his first day in Beast Barracks until the day he graduated, O ' By lived up to his guiding principle of " reducing everything to an irreducible minimum. " Never forsaking his loyalty to his podunk and to his O.A.O. he boned the few days he could spend there with her. He went through his life here with an unbounded enthusiasm and worked both hard and long for the things he thought worth while. A firm believer in the Air Corps, it is his first choice with the doughboys taking second place. " O ' By " Congressional THOMAS COURTENAY OCONNELL p Fort McClellan, Alad. m. A love of the beautiful and the cultural and a distaste for the artificial and the insincere have always been rcllected in his tastes and his emotions. Training remounts, even to the extent of forsaking his dragging, is his true love and earns all his determination to accomplish what he begins. But dragging always stood high on his activity record the first three years. The combination of his Irish and Southern qualities blend as do the elements of an " Old Southern. " " Coo xr " At I- irgt Sergeant (1 " ) Football 4-3-2-1) Track (4-3) Boxing (4) Hundredth Night Show (4) Cadet Plavcrs (4-3-2-1) Hundredth Night Show (3-2-1) Dialectic Society Ikiard i I Howitzer (2-1 j Chess Club (4-3-2-1 Fishing Club 253 .■ ii»-Vu.g ' w J George G. Meade ' 35 RODERIC DHU O ' CONNOR g New York, New York Rod ' s friendly smile and knack of remembering first names made him the best known member of the class. His trouble with academics made him classmate of more oflicers and cadets than any other man in the Corps, but his willingness to work and his real love for the Army brought him through a cadet career that experienced e ervthing from double foundation to tirst section Spic. Though a real athlete at heart he could be on Corps squad only when pro in academics. Conscientious, en- ergetic, and a natural leader. Rod is capable of performing any job. " Roc! " Congressional RICHARD MAGEE OSGOOD J Malden, Massachusetts Dick is one of the youngest members of the rowdv class of ' 41 — consequently Beast Barracks was the greatest metamorphosis in his life. He used to swallow hard every night when the soulful 9:33 whistled down the valley, sought to board it once but Corporal Rod O ' Connor wouldn ' t tell him where the O. C. ' s office was. Finally he emerged with strengthened character, full of deter- mination, his name permanently inscribed as " one of the boys. " Dick always ranked better than 100 and never rejected an opportunity to help others. The Coast Artillery received in him one of our best. " O-Good " Congressional Corporal f 3-2 Sergeant (1) Football (2-1) Soccer (6-5) . colyte (1) Simdav School Teacher (2) Catholic Chapel Choir (6-5-4-3) Hundredth Night Show (2-1) Camp Illumination O) Pistol Marksman 254 Sergeant (1) Choir (4-3-2-1) Ski Club Cadet Orchestra (4-3) Election Committee Hundredth Night Show (4-3) Cadet Motion Picture . dvisc (2-1) 2t P. G. T. Beauregard ' 3S .■.,.,ifih: JOHN ROY OSWALT. JR. Fort Dol ' olas, Utah Entering West Point as number one presidential candi- date, J. R. found his troubles with academics. After just missing stars for two years, he climaxed his hivey career by not only earning stars for his collar but his sleeves as well; however, the second make list changed the stars to diamonds. His athletics consist of a hard fast game of tennis in which his opponent usually came out with the short end of the score. A hard sensible worker he should JO far in his branch, the Engineers. I R. PrtsiJditial L ROBERT EDWARD PANKE La CRt)ssi:, Wisconsin Bob is the kind of man who likes to ride a spirited horse, who likes the snap of the autumn air and the voice of a loyal dog, who likes to sit before an open tire and smoke a choice pipe. He has a zest for living. He has a heart full of good comradeship. But liob is not all on the sur- face, for sometimes his thoughts run very deep, as his poetry bears witness. He is stubborn but very loyal. He has the knack of getting things done. Both he and the Armv should profit from the choice he has made. " Boh " Conttessional I Corporal (2) Color Sergeant (1) First Sergeant (1 ' Tennis (4) . cadcmic Coach (3-2 Stars (2-r; Pointer 0-2 Humor Editor (I) Camera Club Fishing Club Pistol Marksman Cadet Instructor Corporal (2) First Sergeant ' 1 Football 1 .4) Boxing (4 Track (4; Camp Illumination (,3; Fishing Club Pistol Sharpshooter 255 !-. — -J ; c SAMUEL WILSON PARKS College Grove, Tennessee On plebe hike Sam demonstrated that he could still climb a tree like a mountaineer. With engineering train- ing from Tennessee U., he was adept at rolling boulders and creating landslides from the top of Storm King. Strung tight as a wire, he unleashed himself in constantly new and unexpected directions. This character is an original and exclusive model. As water bag champ, he proved his theory that ammunition is rarely as deadly as the strategy with which it is delivered, and that the most belligerent foe can be disarmed with a smile. S-1 ' ' Congressional HUME PEABODY, JR. p Langley Field, ' irginia An Air Corps man since the day he was born, Hume ' s years at the Point were only a prelude to flying school. A good bull-session or a water light could always make him drop his magazine to join in, and though he was never interested in studying except when someone needed help, he managed to walk with the high ranking sections for all four years. A skirmish with the T. D. took away the stripes he had earned, but nothing could take away the friendship and respect we have for him. " Jiikc " At Large Sergeant (1) Wrestling (2) Pistol Marksman Corporal (2) Swimming f4-3-2-l) Track (4-3-2-1) Monogram (2) Invitations and Announcements Committee Radio Cluh r 256 George H. Thomas ' 40 s boi i JOSEPH SCOTT PEDDIE Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Scott came to us with more military tradition than most men. With a desire to follow in the footsteps of his t.ithcr, an olHccr in the Royal Air Force, he is Army and Air Corps to the bottom of his heart. Found once by the Academic Board and deprived of part of his Christmas leave by the Tactical Department each year, he is now well on his way to a successful career in his new pro- ■c sion. So here is to Scott a true and loyal friend, and a icrfcct wife. cott ' Senatorial G CHARLES LEONARD PEIRCE Milwaukee, Wisconsin Charlie comes from Wisconsin by appointment but from North Carolina when in the company of southern ladies. Two years a star man, he leaves behind a brilliant aca- demic and social career. His stars were shaken down in more ways than one at the end of second-class year but an undeniable fickleness will probablv win the stars and some feminine heart again. We send Charlie away with complete conlidence that he will go far in his army career, and a desire for further knowledge will pr( ' tSi guide him to his logical branch, the engineers. " Charlie " Se:i.inir:.il Sergeant (1) Manager Swimming (I) Cjdet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Camp Illiiniinaiion O-l) Hundredth Night Show (2-1) Pistol Expert Corporal (2) Lieutenant (l) Stars (4-3) Golf (4), Numerals (4) Academic Coach Hop Manager Class Secretary Ski Club Pistol Expert Cadet Instructor 257 !- tt. If. L y k A IRVING PERKIN Allentovvn, Pennsylvania " Perk ' s " office has been to cheer and guide his class- mates by showing them the facts among the appearances. His mental poise, clear thinking, common sense, and sound advice have helped many a less-gifted man past the trials of plebe year, starred reports, gloom periods, and courtships. Besides being a keen judge of character, his demeanor has been a model for those privileged to have his companionship. A reserved humorist, his quiet, un- de iating amiability and insistent generosity have won to him all of the cadets, and, unfortunately for us, most of the girls. " Perk " Congressional B WILLIAM McVAY PETRE Erie, Pennsylvania A ready smile, a suave wit, and a Joe College complex have won Bill a host of friends throughout the Corps. His tall, handsome figure is regularly seen on the hop floor, the tennis and badminton courts, and at every informal tete-a-tete. Certainly the third batt was no place for Bill as he is a natural on any make-list. Whether it was a military duty, academics, or sports. Bill always discharged his duties with a characteristic energy and perseverance. These qualities should stand him well in a profession which needs vigorous leaders. " Bill " Coni)-essional Sergeant (1) Basketball (4-3-2-1) Corporal (2) Lieutenant CO Lacrosse (4) Fencing (3) Pointer Representative (2) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Camera Club Fishing Club Pistol Marksman James Longstreet ' 42 258 r m H GEORGE BIBB PICKET!. )R. MONTC.OM l-RY, A LADAM A George or ■ ' G.B. " came to West I )iiu from the Jeep South, the only Southerner without a Southern drawl. Saturday nights usually found ■■G.B. " at the hops for he was a smoothie in mixed company. A brilliant con- versationalist with a genial disposition, ' •G.B. " had many friends. He never took much interest in athletics, but he was always among the best on the rifle range. ■ " G.B. " undertook everything with a cheerful outlook and seemed to cnjov everything that he had to do. •G.B. Congressional B ROBERT PATTERSON PIERPONT OjAI, Californi. ' p.p. is one man who was not changed by West Point ' s system. From beast barracks to graduation he never lost his distaste of anyone or anything that restricted his freedom. His marvelous sense of humor was only sharp- ened bv his trials and tribulations. The knowledge he brought from college, academic and otherwise, proved a great help to all his many friends. His happy way of living is shown by his greatest conquest— from second class corporal to lirst-class buck without being slugged. Club23CA.B.) Congnssioi ii Strj;c.int (1) Cinicra Club Pistol Club Fishing Club Color Lines (4) Pistol Marksman ■p.p. Corporal (2) Tennis (4-3-2) Squash Club Fishing Club Pistol Sharpshooter 259 [•9 i« George B. Mcnellan ' 45 PAUL EDGAR PIGUE " 0 Martin, Tennessee There has been many a man to enter and to leave the sacred portals of the Academy, but there is seldom one who was so genuine, so cheerful, and so willing to assume his share of the responsibilities as Paul. All of his classmates bear testimony to these facts bv their whole- hearted acceptance of him in their inner circles. Yes, Paul has not only attained distinction through his ex- cellent personality and character, but also through literary, photographic, and academic achievements. " H easel " Congressional GEORGE H. PITTMAN, JR. J Falkland, North Carolina Pitt came in fresh from " tin school " with the determina- tion to follow in the footsteps of many Greats from the South. Stymied by academics Plebe year, he wasted no time landing a permanent berth among the " Engineers. " Refusing to " spec, " Pitt had to " understand the stuff " and always came out with a gadget to simplify his labors. His most unusual accomplishment was being true to one for three years. His reward on graduation — a pair of air corps wings and an Army wife. Happy Landings to a loval friend and " wife. " " Pitt " Congressional Sergeant (1) Sunday School Teacher (3-2-1) Fishing Club Camera Club Pistol Marksman Sergeant (1) Intramural Monogram (4) ■ SkiClub [Camera Club Pistol Marksman George E. Pickett ' 46 260 STEPHEN KELLOGG PLUME. JR. T W.vrtRTowN, Connecticut After being tossed on the turhmlent academic seas for live weary years, we find Steve noncommittal about the whole thing as at last he sees his goal in sight. Through numerous turnouts and almost constant deficiency he waded with a quiet confidence. Not that Steve was a thorough goat, he just wasn ' t scientifically inclined. He found other means than academics by which to express himself. Soccer player, hockey star, wit, friend, priceless companion, and rat-racer extraordinary, Steve was a constant source of sunshine. " Steve " Congressional H ERNEST FRANKLIN POFF Alb.- ny, Missouri " Ernie, " a short stocky goat from the " show-mc state, " is a veteran of many a last section battle. His genial but quiet disposition w-on him a wide circle of real friends. Though never on corps squad he took his athletics seriously and could always be counted on for a ball game on free afternoons. On the social side, " Ernie " could never be considered a " snake " or " hopoid, " but seldom was he at a disadvantage in mixed company. Ernie ' ' Centre ssional Sergeant (1) Soccer (5-3-2-1) Hockey (5-4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) .Monogram (2) Camp illumination (1) Sergeant (1) Goat Football (2) Pistol Club Camera Club Fishing Club Pistol Marksman 261 John B. Hood ' 53 -: fe- if. i. i RICHARD BRADFORD POLK p Nashville, Tennessee A Man ' s man in every respect, Dick has throughout his four years at the academy been everyone ' s friend. Among Dick ' s many and sundry attributes must be counted a winning personahty, a golden voice, and an outstanding abihtv as an athlete. In addition Dick has been aca- demicallv an engineer without expending too much e nergy on the books. Dick hails from the sunnv south a nd did not know until he arrived at the academy that " damn Yankee " constituted two distinct words. Dick definitely has qualities which make for success. Luck to Dick! ' ' Dick ' ' National Guard HECTOR JOHN POLLA M HiGGINSVlLLE, MiSSOURI Us uallv missing at the hops, but always present whe.i there was work to be done, Hector lightened many tasks with his cheerful manner and villingness to work. Althj-igh his rise from anchor man plebe vear to a Field . rt ' v rankin g at graduation took a lot of studying, he still found time to take part in all the " rat races. " Hector can always be sure of one thing — that he shall never be forgotten by his many fr iends. P-wack ' ' Congressional Sergeant Tl) Stars (4) Baseball (4-3-2-1) Major --A " (3-2-1) Captain (1) Football (4-2) Cadet Chape! Choir ( 4-3-2-1 ' Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Gift Representative (2) Chairman Gil t Committee (li Fishing Club Philip H. Sheridan ' 53 262 J. -TV: f 4 C EDGAR THORNTON POOLE Casa Gran ' di;, Arizona Ed came from that vast treeless desert known as Arizona and spent most of his four years as a cadet trying to con- vince us that Arizona actually has grass and trees. After an enforced furlough yearling year due to academics, his studies became an interlude and his attentions were de- voted to the fairer sex. A serious person at heart and rather quiet, he was constantly in and out of love. As to his future. Air Corps aspirations; as to the perpetual present, a darn good classmate. E ' Con ressioHcil EDWIN LLOYD POWELL, JR. T Washington, D. C. " " 30,3.0,3.0. Gawd, what a rut, " " Junior Cadet, " " The Spec, " or just plain Lloyd — he answers to all these names. His congeniality, in terest, and consideration for his classmates helped nickname him a thousand times. He always had time to help a goat or to help untie the " hive " who had tied it up. Still there was time for extra activities — sports, B.S. sessions, or " rat races. " Fm proud to say, " That ' s my wife. " Good luck. Spec. Max- all the bridges you build be sturdy. " Spec " Commissioners Sergeant 1 i Track (4-3-2-1) Fishing Club Pistol Sharpshooter Q)rporal 21 Sergeant (1) Stars (4-3-2) Fencing (4) Manager (1) Honor Gjmmittcc (1) . cadcn)ic Coach (4-3-2-1) Hundredth Night Show (4-3) Glee Club - 4-3 Camera Club Cadet Instructor . " I 263 w J. E. B. Stuart 04 •Vr f fi. If. L )t k WILLIAM DOYLE PRATT T Fort Sam Houston, Texas Jiike ' s service in the Army developed his natural abilitv for differentiating betw een the essential and the super- fluous. Though Jake ' s motto is, " Wasted power can never be regained, " he is never found lacking in " power " when called upon. A goat by choice, he always strove to remain in as many last sections as possible. This necessi- tated devoting most of his study hours to bull-sessions or red comforter, which was " |ake " with Jake. " fake " Conzt ' essiontil K MAX PRICE i ouRBON, Indiana Four years have changed Max from a havseed into a smooth fellow. Furthermore, he has developed an en- viable ability for getting things done without much fuss. Except for plebe year, the academic course has not bothered him particularly. Resourceful, likeable, and easy to get along with. Max should go far in the Air Corps — his third love; the boodlers and the O.A.O. in Indiana being the other two. ' ' Aiax ' ' Congressional Sergeant (1) Fishing Club Pistol Sliarpshooter Sergeant (1) Fishing Club George A. Custer ' 61 264 WILLIAM A. PURDY J Portland, Orlgon A red thatch, a jovial smile, and plenty of freckles — that ' s Bill. An Army Brat, Bill came to the Point from no particular state, though his interests now center around Portland, Oregon, and a pretty young thing named Mary Jane. Bill ' s two most outstanding charac- teristics are his almost reverent regard for regulations and his constant good humor. Being rather lazy, he never went out for any Corps Squad and was satisfied being among the goats. His ability to get along with everybody should help him as much after graduation as it did before. " Bill " Congrtssional PAUL WYM AN RAMEE J Manila, Philippine Isl. nds " Buzz, " baby of our class, hadn ' t much choice for a career, what with one brother a graduate of Annapolis, another of West Point, and his Father a Colonel. At 16 he won a presidential appointment with one month of Schoheld prepping. He ' s been working hard ever since to keep from wearing stars. In between times he casually demonstrates his mastery of every conceiveable extra- curricular activity from pentathlon to dragging 3.0 ' s — from playing cards to making friends. Note him well. He ' s going places. " Btizx. ' ' f - ' " ■. ' Dialectic Society Hundredth .N ' ight Show Pistol Marksman Sergeant (1) Academic Coach Tl " ) Howitzer (4-3-2-1) Pointer (2 Debating (4-3-2) Chess club Camera Club Ski Club Squash Team (2-1) Fishing Club Engineer Football (2) Pistdl Slurr hootcr X: 265 DcngUj A. M:Anh-ir ' 02 I STANLEY MERIWITHER RAMEY Q Kansas Citv, Missouri Stan was above average in all sports, but his love of horses and the Cavalry led him to stick to Polo for four years. His berth in the upper sections required little effort, hence earlv evening usually found him pounding a red comforter. A quiet, sincere attitude won a host of friends among his classmates and will continue to serve him well in the Armv, where the Cavalry will welcome his smiling considerate manner when he leaves the ranks of the grey. ' ' Stdu " At Large RICHARD JOHN RASTETTER ] Alliance, Ohio Dick came to West Point a lot undecided about the future — which branch? With easy stride, however, he came into his own. Versatile in mind and body he majored in academics as well as athletics. Basketball was his forte, but fishing was closer to his heart. Even the call of the tactical department did not find him wanting — from acting corporal, to corporal, to lieutenant in four easy vears. Four vears made a perceptible change — no more uncertainty. Now it ' s a wife and the C.A.C. — signed, sealed, and delivered. " Djck " Cdiiffrss oiia! Corpora! (2) Sergeant Tl) Polo (4-2-0 Academic Coach (2) Pistol Marksman Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Baseball (4) Basketball (4-3-2-1) Monogram (3-2 Track- (3-! Class ' ice-Presidcnt (2) Fishing Club Gift Committee Robert Anderson ' 25 266 ' THOMAS EDWIN REAGAN | Fort Monmolth, Ni; v Jkrsly Coming to West Point as an Armv Brat, Thos soon washed away all ill rumors concerning Army Brats and became among the best-liked men in his class. Only the writs could take away his friendly smile and cause him any worry. He loved athletics, but there was always enough time divided between his red comforter, Boodlcrs, and dragging to make up for any undue physical exer- tion. Wherever he may go his friendly personality and fine sense of humor will make him popular. Club 2 (A.B.) Thos ' ' Congressional H JOHN GABRIEL REDMON Honolulu, Hawaii Ambitious, energetic, and conscientious, Johnnv put his whole heart and soul into every work he undertook. Floored once by the language department he made a comeback that proved beyond anyone ' s doubt his true worth as a cadet, a gentleman, and a friend. He matched his academic competence with a consistently good bridge hand and the touch of the artist with cosmetics. Ever faithful to one love, he nevertheless claims to have made up more famous (and in famous) " femmes " from out tiie pages of history, including Cleopatra, Josephine, . nnc Bolyn and others, than any other living man. ■ ' Johnny ' ' Nat zona Guan Scrgcanc (1) Tennis (4-3-2), Numerals (4} Swimming (4) Fencing ' 4 Hundredth Night Show (3) Squash Team [1 Camera C!uh Sergeant (1) Gymnastics (4-3) Camera Club (4-3-2-1) Hundredth Night Show (4-3-2-1 ' : Glee Cluh (3-2-1) Cadet Players (4-3-2-1) Color Lines (3-1) Camp Illumination (3) Pointer (3-2-1) Catholic Chapel Choir (2-1; ' Cadet In. tructor 267 Albert Sidnev Jshnstca " 25 WILSON RUSSELL REED g Anderson, South Carolina It took quite a while to become accustomed to Joe ' s mature and individualistic ways, but, once accustomed, we all found him a real friend — one to be liked and respected for his ever present wit, level head, and lovalty. Whether running a 440 or snaring a pro-femme, there was no lost motion to Joe, but when he slept, the lost motion could be heard rumbling in his nose for blocks. But I am glad I was fortunate enough to be closest to that like- able rumble for three swell years. ' ' Joe ' ' Coniressional 3rporal (2) Sergeant (1) Football (4-3) Track (4-3-2-1) Concert Orchestra (2-1) Pistol Marksman 268 f ' IJ D ROBERT S. REILLY New London, Conneciicut To try to give you " Blubber " in just so manv words would be futile and unnecessary. Everyone knew " Blub " — knew that always jovial, always cheerful, alwavs pleasant person. That even tem[- erament of his was un- disturbed under all conditions. Behind Blubber ' s peren- nial smile lies an industrious man. He was industrious i n all of his endeavors, swimming, studying, singing in the choir, and last but not least, courting. Blub is the tinest friend and wife anyone could have. If success is measured by character Blub will be a Major General. " B ubher " Army G WAYNE EDGAR RHYNARD Detroit, Michig.an " The Fox " broke into our midst with a song in his heart and a love in his life — the airplane. Yearling year saw a change when Wayne ' s eyes dropped from the skv to the ground, landing on the One And Only. Then with his foxlike tactics he won her from hosts of others. With foxlike quickness and mule-like will Wavne has ac- complished all he has desired, leaving an extremelv en- viable record. His wives feel lucky to have lived the four years with a great guy and a real soldier. Fox Congressional Catholic Chapel Choir 4-J-2-1 Pistol Marksman C4)rpi r.il 2 ' First Sergeant (1) Lieutenant (1) Hockev (4 j SoccerC3-2l Choir (4-3- ' 2-l) Glee Club ' ' 4) Ski Club C4-J-2-1) Board of Governors Baieball (4-3) . cademic Coach (4-3) Pistol Sharpshooter 269 Joseph E. Jolmstcn ' 29 t, , , . M JOHN ROSE RICHARDS Santa Barbara, California Alias " Johnny R, " handsome Jack Richards, one of M Co ' s " California Sun Shiners, " came to West Point well- equipped to manhandle academics. His theory of temper- ance in all things gave him a balanced program between sports and red comforter, and between his coffee in the morning and cokes at night. During cow year he gave the Link Trainer a good work-out and integrating between the limits of skid and prop, we may conclude that John ' s one ambition is to make the Air Corps. Joh i iy R ' ' Congressional HERBERT RICHARDSON, JR. J Camden, New Jersey Endowed bv nature with unusual intelligence and physi- cal strength, tempered with a keen sense of humor. Herb was a " natural " for West Point. His one weakness, a proud disdain for such details as numerical errors and dustv shoes, denied him the stars he deserved and kept him ever on the fence with the T.D. However, always with a minimum of efiort. Herb has distinguished him- self both in the athletic and scholastic fields. Never too busv to read the book of the month, write the O.A.O., or coach the " D " squad, he has maintained a record that assures him a favored place in his branch. Herb ' ' Congressiotuil Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Football (4) Hop Manager (4) Pistol Marksman Corporal (2) Supply Sereeant (1) Sergeant (1) Track (4) Football (4) Gymnastics (4-3-2-1) Minor ' W " (3-2) . cadeniic Coach (2-1) Heavyweight Weight- lifting Champion (1) George G. Meade ' 35 270 r 1 JAMES RICHARDSON r St. Louis, Missouri Rick spent several years in uniform before his Cadet davs and yet he still loved his rcy garb. Unlike the rest of us he never relaxed, always the cadet, the soldier — prepar- ing for the grand campaign. His battle with the academic department was a bitter and often a close one — but in spite of those long hours specing Frog and Spic, he has added an imposing list of extracurricular activities to his record. His branch will tind him a dependable and loyal officer; his country, a ready servant. KickU-the-Dube ' ' Coiigressioiuil H HARRY NILES RISING, JR. B. TH, New York A terror in the ring, on the lacrosse field, on the ice, and on the floor at Cullum, Butch was tops in all he tried to do. The tactical department recognized his ability early and selected him as one of their chosen few. Harry is one who never believes in wasting any time, even if it re- quires that he spend his free time boning red comforter. His keen sense of humor coupled with a readiness to help anyone he can has endeared Butch to his classmates as a true friend and Cadet. Butch Congressional ssisrant Track Coach (3) Pistol Club (3) i ' istol Team (2) Monogram (2) Manager (1) Hundredth Night Show (4-3-2-1) Oialcctic Society Color Line; 3-1) (amp Illumination )3-l I ' istol Expert (xjrporal (2) lieutenant (1) Koxing ; 4-3-2-1), Numerals (4) Minor •■A ' " (3-2) ' .iptain of Boxing ' ■ .icrossc (4-3) I lass Historian (2) l adct Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) " «cr. 271 F. 3. T. Bea-i:cgard ' 3S c JOHN LEONARD ROBINSON Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Robby came to the Academv prepared to excel in ath- letics and academics. However, he devoted much of his spare time to making feminine hearts beat faster. ' erv versatile, Rob ' s most outstanding attribute is a golden tenor voice. In his inimitable way he bestowed a nick- name on all he met. Blessed with ingenuitv, John will make definite contributions to the Air Corps. Willing, agreeable, cooperative, Robby will accomplish anvthing which he may undertake. He carries with him the respect and admiration of a host of friends made here. " Kobby " Cotigressioniil PAUL CRAWFORD ROOT, JR. J Cleveland, Ohio " Square Rigger " is a Cleveland born Buckeye who has spent a good part of his life around Boston. After three years of concentrated spccing, he entered this finishing school for bovs. Academics proved to be a horrible soiree and hence P.C. has always been a true goat. However, that didn ' t stop him from being one of the top rankers on the T.D. ' s poop-sheet all four years. Nor once did his thoroughness let him down. The Infantry and Marv Lou are awaiting his graduation and neither could get a better man. " P.C. " Congressional Sergeant ( V: track i 4 : Glee Club (4-3-2-1 1 Catliolic Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Color Lines Hundredth Night Shows Fishing Cluh Corporal (2) Captain (1) Tiack ;:4-3-2-l) Soccer (4) Gymnastics (4) Cross Country (4) Automobile Representative Camera Club 272 r rj M ROBERT HAROLD ROSEN Brooklyn ' , Ntw York In Brooklyn they are saying -Wait until next year. " Do they mean the Dodgers are going to win the Pennant or Bob will graduate? I don ' t know about the Dodgers, but the borough can count on Bob. Though he is not ' the pride of cither the Tactical or academic departments, he IS par for the course. The -T.D. " , through the courtesy of the Field Artillery, is contributing toward a big car this year. Perhaps in the air, perhaps in the mud, but in either case we expect Bob to progress rapidly - ' Bo ,-- - , Loiigresswtittl B BERT STAx FORD ROSENBAUM Fairplay, Kentucky Rosy spent one day in a rock quarry back in Kentucky, and decided he would rather be a cadet. He came to West Point with two assets; a cast-iron body from a rough mold and a wealth of colorful stories. The academic course was the rope he had to climb, and he manhandled it every inch of the way. He s, cked it if he didn ' t under- stand It; so he specked it all. Rosy is rare as in steak or in Benjonson. " Kosy " Coiiyressioiial Footb.ill (4) Hoxine (3-2-1) Handball Club Squaiih Club Strccant 1 Football 4 BascbaM 2-1 Ct ' crgc E. T :=a£ ' 40 I .. C h i James Longstreet ' 42 JOHN ELLIS ROSSELL M E Fairfield, Connecticut Here we have a man who has probably enjoyed his ft)ur years at the Academy more than anyone else in the class. A leader in every rat race, he has, nevertheless, been a man who lived in a dream world filled with books and lacrosse games — a world that requires no studies and no women. One who would make an excellent commodore for the best yacht club on Long Island Sound, yet a man full of army tradition, he has been the pal of all. Would there were more like him. " John Boy " Senatorial WILLIAM FAYE ROTON Stamps, Arkansas " Lets have the poop mister! " That sentence hounded " Ike " all through plebe year whenever an inquiring upperclassman discovered his point of origin to be Arkansas. When not busy defending the fair name of Arkansas, he could usually be found writing O. A. O. Although academics were a bit difficult at first he buckled down and soon had the tenth department dominated. Well-known throughout the class he was among the most popular. With his contagious laugh and ready good humor, " Ike " was a true friend to all who knew him. " Ike " Congressional Sergeant (1) Lacrosse (4) Asst. Manager Lacrosse (3) 4th Class Coach Lacrosse (2-1) Howitzer (2) Sports Editor (1) Pointer (2) Sports Editor (1) Hundredth Night Show (2 Squash Club (2-1) Camp Illumination Committee Pistol Marksman (1) 274 Corpora! (2) Sergeant (1) A EDWARD LEON ROWNY l ALTIMORIi, MaRYLANO Reader and student profound, Ed took in his stride every- thinj; that the Academv had to offer and then looked around for more. He always liad his linger in anv pie worth tasting be it of the athletic, tactical, or social variety. He had his own ideas and wasn ' t afraid to ex- press them, something that often led to involved argu- ments running far into the night. The Engineers are get- ting an A No. 1 man w ith a slipstick, and a darned good fellow to Hoot. " FJ " Congressional JAMES WILLIAM ROY IJ St. Louis, Missolri Except for English, the Academic Departments would have classed him as an engineer. And an Intercollegiate Championship on the high bar was not bad as an athletic record. Even the T.D. was favorably impressed with this true son of Missouri. Four years of West Point have not changed him in this respect-on duty, clhcient and in- dustrious; off dutv, mischievous and B.J. With the un- usual combination of a high sense of duty with a love of fun, Gabby will be a aluablc asset to theCoast Artillery. " Gab n ' Seiuroiial «[ " ■■ Sergeant (1) Academic Giach (3-2-1) Asst. Manager Lacrosse (3-2) Manager (1) Engineer Football (2) Debating Society (4-3-2-1) Manager (1) Pointer (3) Chess Club Catholic Chapel Choir (2-1) Hundredth Night Show (4-3) Color Line (3) Fishing Club Pistol Sh.irp honrcr Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Bugle Notes Staff (4-3-2-1) Business Manager (1) Gymnasium (4-3-2-1) Monogram (3) Major " A " (2-1) Captain (1) Intercollegiate Champion, High Bar (2) 2 5 P! r ii» i. c f George E. Pickett ' 46 K DANIEL SALINAS Donna, Texas Genial, prank-loving, loyal, good-natured, Dan at- tracted a host of friends. No " hive " academically he yet attained the number one post in Spanish. His greatest inspiration was the little girl back home, Alicia, whose charms are known to all his friends through Dan ' s en- thusiastic descriptions and innumerable pictures. Collect- ing stamps, post-cards, pictures, poopsheets, and printing pictures were his hobbies. Even pressed to the point of taking " juice turnouts " he always found time to coach the unofficial " K " Co. Spic class. The most considerate, kindly, obliging, of comrades, Dan has won a warm spot in the hearts of all his companions. " Dan " Coinresswnal LLOYD ROBERT SALISBURY g Spokane, Washington During hrst-class summer a sudden calm descended upon the B Company street — Bob was away on the Air Corps trip. His argumentive spirit and quick comeback attest to his ability to think on his feet. His accomplishments are as varied as those of the best of them. His speed on the ice gained for him everlasting fame. In short he comes into the service properly equipped to carry out his duties because he not only knows discipline, but also his mind has been developed to reason to a logical conclusion. " Bob " Congressional Sergeant (1) Sergeant (1) Intramural Monogram (3) Hockev (4-3-2-1) y-v Camera Club Monogram (3) | Spanish Club Minor " A " (2) | louitzer Photographer (I) Tennis (4-2) 1 % Honor Committee (1) 1 Sundav School Teacher (3-2-1) 1 Pistol Expert 276 8«, John B. H::d ' 33 K Jsil«e » ROBERT WALTER SAMZ Clintonvilli;, Wisconsin At least fifteen cadets owe their careers to Smaz. An ex- ceptional engineer, he has saved a number of super-goats from foundation. As a debater he is unexcelled in K Company, winning all arguments bv simple, direct rea- soning. As an athlete Smaz has beaten the best handball experts in the Academy. He is the kind of man who can go through three years as a private and never lessen his personal appearance or military bearing. So, Colonel, if you want a job well done, here is your man. Sma: ' ' Co ie,ressio)tal JOHN RAYMOND SANDS, JR. g |. CKSONVILLE, Fl.ORID. If the austerity of West Point made any impression on Sands in his five years here, no one knows it. In fact he is pretty hard to impress — maybe because he is a goat. .Academics didn ' t confuse him; theT.D. hardly dominated him even though he finally consented to sweep his room once every week or so. Undoubtedly he is even-tempered and genial, and if deriving the maximum results with the minimum labor be cfiicicncy he must b e cfhcicnt because with twenty minutes concentrated effort a day he graduated. " SjiiJy " Congiessional I Sergeant (1) Hoclccy (4) Camera Club Fishing Club Handball Club Corporal (2 1 Lieutenant (1) Lacrosse (4-3-2-1) Major A " (2) Fishing Club Pistol Expert 277 Philip H. Sheridan ' 53 WILLIS BRUNER SAWYER f Glendale, California Never dragging, taking academics in his own indomitable style, possessing a vocabulary adequate for all eventuali- ties, and having aready smile. Bill was a " wife of wives. " With ■■red-comforter, " fiction, camera, and bar-bells, he has cocked a critical eye at the world and found it to his liking. Beneath his air of indifference is a seriousness, coupled with a will to do all things well, that will carry him far in the service. " Bill " Congressional CHARLES HENRY SCHILLING J Louisville, Kentucky Rolling out ot old Kentucky, land of " fast women and beautiful horses, " came the fat " Hong Kong. " Star of plebe basketball, salvation of I Co ' s goats, he was al- ways one of the boys, hi spite of his smooth talk and his smoother dancing, he remained a steadfast woman-hater until — ? He was a good wife, a true friend, and a credit to the Corps. I Co. sends to the Army a man among men. " Hoiiky " Coi!s,fessio)ial Ch Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Fencing (4) Monogram (4) Camera Club :ss Club (4-3-2) Pistol Club (3) Pointer (1) Pistol Marksman 278 Corporal (2) Lieutenant (l) Battalion Adjutant (l) Basketball (4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Monogram (2) Class Treasurer (2) Academic Coach (4-3-2-1) Camera Club A OjKJIIf- ' ' ' RAYMOND IRA SCHMTTK.E g " e v York, New York Raymond Ira, erstwhile star man, further known as the " Mad Magyar " and the " Mad Chemist " has amazed B Co. for sometime with his enigmatic personality. Variously described as resembling a " St. Bernard with a thorn in his paw " and as " a wild Magyar from the wind- swept plains of Hungary, " no doubt the " Mag " can be found somewhere between these extremes. Soft spoken and even tempered, he ' ll make a good Army officer, and I judge myself a richer man for knowing him. MaeJ ' National Guard JOHN EDWARD SCHREMP A Elmira, New York Coming as he did from a scholarship at Rensselaer, " .Moe " had no trouble breaking into the ranks of the Engineers. By the time second-class year was over, he had won his stars besides doing a lot of reading, painting, and bridge playing. Academics arc not his only forte, however, as he is a fine fencer and tennis player. In addi- tion, his even temper and good humor make him the best roommate a person could want. He ought to be successful wherever he goes. - ' " Congressional 1; Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Stars C4-3) Camera Club Chess Club Corporal (2) Supply Sergeant (1) Stars (2) Fencing (4-3) Lacrosse (4) Camera Club Cadet Instructor 279 : ' George A. Custer ' 61 BERNARD SCHULTZ p Orange, New Jersey " Dutch ' s " pugnacity gets him through most of his dilHculties. Were it not for his eternal conflicts with the Academic Department, he would have found more pleasures during his four years at the Academy. As it was, he took to tennis, skating, and acting with much en- thusiasm, and even found his red comforter interesting at times. He prided himself for the many loves he held spellbound by the sheer beauty cf his letters. A hard fighter, a hard lover — a rare combination. " Beniie " Army K RICHARD PRESSLY SCOTT Butler, Pennsylvania A man with a gift for elticientlv and thoroughly handling any tasks that were given him, Dick will be a real asset to his chosen branch. Academically, he stood high with a liking for the cultural subjects. Athletically, he was good in all sports but specialized in none. His subtle humor and fun-loving ways endeared him to all. Al- though four years of West Point may change a man, Dick has never lost his love for Peggy and things Ha- waiian. " Dick " Coiigressioruil Sergeant (1) Goat Football (2) Chess Cluh Hundredth Night Show ( } ) Cadet Plaver.i (4-3-2 ) Ski Club (2-1 I Fishing Club 280 Sergeant (1) Camera Club Fishing Club Gift Committee (1) v Do ' irias A. McArthur ' 03 CHARLES S. SEAMAiNS, 3RD Q ScRANTON, Pennsylvania One of the finest things that could happen to a man hap- pened CO Biggie— he roomed with Red Kellehcr. He worked hard and plaved hard, even made the three stripe group — and yet managed a taint ot indiiFerence and iicld days of undeclared war against the entire di . The three loves arc his beautiful femme, football, and the Air Corps. He ' s been engaged to Janet past living re- membrance, captained the goat football team, and has our hope for long, high flights. Bii Z. " Congressional X ILLIAM THOMAS SLAWTLL A Pine Bluff, Arkansas Bill ' s our man, a quiet sort of fellow who turns out to be a friend indeed — when a guy is in need. The high regard for him held by his classmates is evidenced by his being selected as chairman of the Honor Committee, a position where tact and integrity are requisites. From a (emmc ' s point of view, however, the old phrase " tall, dark, and handsome " was coined. Although Bill follows our motto of Duty, Honor, Countr , his personal one of Judy, Honor, Countrv, has controlled much of his time during four years. " Bill " Loiit iessioii.il I Corporal (2) Licutcnanc (O Football (4-3) Monogram (3) Goat Football Sergeant (1) Engineer Football (2) Polo Manager (P ' Chairman Honor Committee (1 Howitzer (2-1 Pointer (I) 281 t ». ' C ' f. i Rctert Ar.derscn ' 25 K GEORGE PHILIP SENEFF Bear Creek, Pennsylvania An " Army Brat, " and a veteran of a three month cam- paign with the 6th U. S. Cavalrv in Georgia, he came to us in " beast barracks " and immediately endeared him- self to the troops with his endless stories of Cripalong, the wonder horse. In three short years he became " K " Co ' s most military man without file-boning one file. The stronger sex has had him hobbled now and then, but he always manages to escape. A true gentleman, a good friend and a real soldier, Phil will go far in the Armv. " Phil " Arwy MARTIN ANDREW SHADDAY p Minneapolis, Minnesota During Plebe year Martin cheerfully fought with dogged- ness and success against the disillusionments and worries of his new environment. He laughed at quills and low academic marks that would have made a weaker man indifferent. Hope and determination finally repaid him. He believed that he was a good man, and proved it to himself in his upperclass years by a slow hut steady im- provement in all things. All cf us believe that nothing can stop Martin now from becoming a good otficer, a jolly companion, and a valuable friend. " Qz elle not velhV Congressional Corporal (2) Sergeant ( " ) Capt., Battalion Commander (l) Election Comn Polo (4) Polo Manager (3) 282 ( Albert Sidncv Johnston ' 26 THOMAS WILSOxN SHARKHY J Mr.DFORD, Massachusetts Tom gave up a future First Captaincy at Norwich Uni- versity to become a plehe, but what was Norwich ' s loss was a great gain for Army. His " Hahvahd " readily gave him away as a true Bostonian. An athlete, versatile in many sports, es|Tccially hockey and baseball, Tom was held down by a trick knee. Congenial, understanding, and loyal to the last, he was the best of " wives. " Turn ' ' Congressional D JOSEPH MERYL SILK, JR. Ingomar, Pennsylvania Graduating from high school and entering West Point within a week proved to be no hinderancc to Joe. In spite of his love for good books and red comforter he still ranked near the top of his class. Well-liked, he never lacked a tennis partner or golf opponent. Almost always reluctant to drag, he was snared in rare weak moments. Someday Joe will make as good a husband as he did a " wife. " Now his only admitted love is the . v Corps, but Joe is a red-head. J " ' Conj reisional f Corporal (Ji) Sergeant (1) Sergeant (1) Football (4) Hockey (4) Ring Committee 283 ». C i » WALTER SINGLES, JR. Q St. Petersburg, Florida Walter is one of those rare men who thoroughly enjoyed all his four years, includmg plebe vear. An Army Brat, he knew mere about West Pomt traditions than most upperclassmen. His sincerity, loyalty, and above all his willingness to help others at all times won for him the friendship of not only his own classmates, but also the underclassmen. Walter, a man of high ideals, has no greater love than the army. The Corps will be the loser when this man leaves, for his is the true West Point THADDEUS JOSEPH SKOBLICKI g Astoria, Long Island, New York Ted came to us from Long Island with a firm resolution to take alike the bitter and the sweet at West Point. His lovial smile and zest for life were always manifest to remind us that " things weren ' t so bad after all. " Ted preferred to keep his free time at his own disposal, dis- tributing it between sports or studies as he saw need. The inherently stern atmosphere of West Point always has a place for men like Ted. " Tid " Niitioihil Guard spirit. ■■Walt ' Coiijii ' essioihil Sergeant (O Howitzer (4-3-2-1) Pointer (4-3-2) Color Line (3) Camp Illumination (3) Fishing Club 284 Sergeant (!) Pistol Sharpshooter (3) W. 4 i ar ' ts. t JA Joseph E. Johnston ' 29 ll 0d ' " PAUL GEORGE SKOWRONEK Q PlTTSBL ' RC. H, PliNXSYLV ANIA Skiing is an art and " Sky-hunnv " is its prophet. Past master of the gelandesprung and christie before he came to the academy, he proved his ability by establishing the fastest time in the difiicult cadet slalom course. The day not being long enough for Paul, many were the moonlit nights he spent on the snowy slopes long after the guard and the T.D. had gone to bed. His motto: " I ' ll take my chances. " Always giving or taking odds, he was ' ' a sure thing " when it came to loyalty to his wives. Club 23, A.B., ' Sky-biitniy " Congressional EDGAR MATHEWS SLINEY g Los ANCiiiLK, California A twinkle, a smile, and then a hearty laugh — Ted ' s real self is never discovered until you have seen this meta- morphosis. Possessing a live sense of humor which has never been phased bv academic dillicuities, Ted has made his friends easily and has held them the same wav. The Roodlers, Hops, Charlie ' s, and the vie shop were his haunts during release from quarters. We send this son of the old Armv back to the Field Artillery, knowing that he will always turn in a creditable ix-rformance. T(d ' ' Congressional V Sergeant " " H SkiClub(4-i-2 O Vice-President ' 2) President ! 1 j Boxing C4) Chess Club Pistol Sha ' -pshootei Sergeant (1) Intramural Cross Countrv Coach (0 Choir (4-3 ' Howitzer Biographv Assistant Howitzer Biography Edito- Camera Club Fishing Club Pistol Marksman Hundredth Night Show 1 28 ' i S George G. Meade ' 35 GEORGE LAWRENCE SLOCUM p Palo Alto, California A B.J. Army brat from a long line of army men, George was too independent to bone many tiles either academic or tactical. If his spurts of energy had lasted longer he would have worn stars, but, even so, he ranks well up in his class. The femmes thought him cold until his third letter, then, without exception, they succumbed to the handiwork of a master. To get rid of them caused him many sleepless hours. ■ ■ Yitt-:: ' At Large BRADISH JOHNSON SMITH T Missoula, Montana Equally at home in a drawing-room or in the held, B.J., with his easy manner and friendly disposition, soon won a host of friends. He sang his way cheerfully through Beast Barracks to the tune of " The Lavender Cowboy, " and academics to " I ' m Drifting on Top of the World. " A clutter of ski-boots, skates, squash and tennis racquets, and handball gloves was his basement locker-evidence of his athletic pursuits. Socially, " B.J. " holds the all-time record for numerous D. P. ' s. Whatever his branch. Brad will serve it well. " B.J. " Congressional Sergeant (1) Swimming (4) Academic Coach Squash Club Chess Club Camera Club Pistol Marksman 286 Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) " W Cadet Chapel Choir C4-3-2 1) 1 Hop Committee (4-3-2-1) | Poiniet Staff ;.4-3) S I c Watet Carnival Committee (3) 1 Hundtedth Night Show (2) 1 1 =v5 p. G. T. Bea-jregari ' 38 I CECIL LEO SMITH g Mansfield, Missouri " He came, he saw, he conquered " might describe Cecil ' s cadet career, but that ' s too ruthless. He had fun coming, he enjoyed seeing, and took a healthy pride in conquer- ing. There was nothing he could not approach logically with a certain amount of gentlemanly tinesse whether it was a skirmish with the departments or a plan for pure cn|oyment. Naturally, with his approach, his troubles were few and his successes many. Our money ' s on him to sift gradually to the top no matter what the odds may be or whom the held includes. " S nutty " Coiit essioiial ALBERT HOWELL SNIDER ]g Chicago, Illinois Hardluck seemed to hammer incessantly at " Al. " A hvc- ycar man, he came back to us full of hard work and con- scientiousness. An ardent " ham " he could always be found tinkering with a radio or code set, and Zanc Grey often called him away from his studies. His winning smile and sparkling brown eyes won him many friends. His inherent abilitv and determination to win will culminate in success for him and his command wherever he goes. " Al. " Con rtssional I Corpora! CZ) Lieutenant (P Baseball Manager (3) Automobile Committee Sergeant (1) Companv Pointer Representative C2-I; ' Fishing Club Radio Club 287 n» iT It A mm m BENJAMIN ALVORD SPILLER TT Charleston, South Carolina Coming from a distinguished Army family of several generations, Ben has proven worthy of his heritage in every respect. The evidence of his all-around ability is shown by his being in the Chapel Choir, on the soccer squad, and a cadet sergeant. His livelv spirit, good sense of humor, and quick wit have made the ability to make friends his greatest asset. Ben ' s sincerity, personality, and high sense of honor will carry on untarnished the record of his army forebearers. Club 23 (A.B.) " Ben " At Large FRANK PLEASANTS STAINBACK, JR. f MiNTER City, Mississippi Frank is the type of man everyone envies but icw have the courage to be. His high moral code and sense of duty have brought him many friends and many more admirers. These qualities together with a natural ability for studies will make him a leader in anv field. Some corporation lost an executive when Frank came to West Point but the Army will some day be proud of him as he follows his chosen career. Frank ' ' Cotigressiona Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Soccer (2-1 " ; Choir r4- 3-2-1) Hundredth Night Show (2-1) Seigeant (1) ib£tO- ' GEORGE VCIXFIELD STALNARER J Des Moines, Iowa All the world loves a lover — hazing " Moe " was a " D Co. " love. Romance interfered little in Mce ' s mili- taristic spirit. Hating regimentation, he sacrificed him- self plebe year by agreeing to make first calls. Yearling car found our little corporal a confirmed shower crooner iiid " A squad " red comforter masher, caring little about r.ink and file. Never a run in with the T.D. — never an unpleasant word about the system or academics — romanticist, militarist, lover, and wife — all these he ilcd well. May our roads join in the future. Mo( " Cont,r(ssio)ia! H FREDERICK CLINTON STANFORD East Lansing, Michigan The first day of plebe year Freddy grabbed the male of the bovine species by the tail and is still whirling him around his head. Fantastic children of his imagination and a smooth lint of personable remarks for the benefit of the ladies flow as porridge from the proverbial bowl. His presence was felt in corps squad football, swimming and golf, as well as every rat race ever to descend on camp or barracks. There could be no better roommate. Freddy ' ' Con rtssional Corporal i 2 ) Sergeant 1 Ttaclc i;4 Cross Country 4 Intramural Monogram C3) Cadet Players (2) Fishing Club Pistol Sharpshooter Corporal (I) Supply Sergeant (T Football r4) Golf (4-V2-1). Numerals 4 Swimming (3) Catholic Chapel Choir (3-2-1 Ski Club Camera Club Pistol Expert 289 a ». c I A k WILLIAM FRANK STARR J) Peoria, Illinois One red comforter was not enough for Bill — he " boned " his so hard that he needed two of them. However, he found sufficient time between snoozes to keep out of the clutches of the T.D. and also of the academic departments if we forget a slight unfortunate skirmish with physics during his lirst yearling year. During furlough Bill spent a couple of weeks at Jefferson Barracks with the tanks, and judging by his comments West Point ' s loss will be the Tank Corps ' gain. Bill ' ' Congressional HERBERT IRVING STERN p RocKViLLE, Maryland just the right mixture of adventurous, fun loving spirit, calculating, ambitious mind, and deep understanding heart to make an excellent soldier and a grand pal — that ' s Herbie. His two hobbies are collecting O. A. O. ' s and pipes, but confidentially he does much better with his pipes. His goal is the Air Corps and I predict a glorious future for him if he can only find that infallible set of " poop-sheets. " Jolly companionship and a weekly box of boodle combined to make him a nigh perfect wife. " Herb " Coiigyessioihil Sergeant (1) Assistant Manager Hockey (3) Intramural Monogram (2 ) Fishing Club Pistol Sharpshooter Sergeant (1) Soccer (4-2-1), Numerals (4) Minor " A " (1) Hundredth Night Show ( 2 ! Fishing Club Camera Club Chess Club James Lcngstrect ' 42 250 JAMES WILLIAM STIGERS Q Hallton, Pennsylvania The old story of still water holds for this silent vvahoo soldier as his love for all the finer things in life are only surpassed by his luck — i.e. he has never walked the area. Although captain of the red comforter squad he showed his ability as a distance runner on the Tobyhanna trip — much CO the sorrow of his wife. Always obliging, gra- cious, and a brilliant student, he was known for his cool- ness and promptness and silence —the kind of leader we all want in time of trouble. " Jaime " Army GEORGE HAMILTON STILLSON. JR. g Crockett, California " So you wanta start a rat-race, eh? " Familiar words these, for George is an incurable addict of snow-balling, water-bag throwing, etc. Naturally brilliant in Aca- demics, George has never faced even momentary worry en that score, so life with him for four years was light- hearted, to say the least. George ' s service as a G.L in Hawaii served as an unending source of stories as well as a foundation for his militan, ' ability. High-ranking throughout, George has breezed through West Point on his way into the Air Corps. Happy Landings, " Still- crotz. " ' Georyi Ar: . Sergeant (1 Camera Club Fishing Club Camp llluminaiior Pistol Marksman Corporal ' T " Lieutenant 1 Track 4-3-2-1 Maior -A ' (2; Soccer 3-2-r Minor ' A " C3-2-1) Cross Country (4), Numerals (4) Choir 4-3-2-0 Ring Committee (3-2-1) Crest Committee (4) Pistol Marksman 291 Gesrge B. McClellar ' -ii I JAMES WILLIAM STRAIN Q Dayton, Ohio Jim first saw West Point with determination in his mind and love in his heart. He used his determination to get on the Engineer football team and within speaking distance of stars. His o e, he parceled out among all girls named Pat. His disposition and cooperativeness made his room a home, and his academic agilitv made his heme a Mecca for all goats. Upon graduating he wants to handle the troops of the Infantry and marry one of the girls named Pat. " Jim " Senatorial M MAXWELL WESTON SULLIVAN S -AN Fr.ancisco, California Fresh out of Fort Scott, Sully came to West Point well prepared to meet the rigors of plebe year. When poop school speck " had " , Sully took up the challenge of the A.D. calmly, and completed four years without having to " wear white gloves to class. " Although an infrequent hopoid, he surprised his classmates by dragging the " elusive 3-0. " Always ready to give a helping hand, full of enthusiasm, and imbued with a deep love for the Army, Sully departs Air Corps bound, with all of us wishing him " Happy Landings. " Sully ' ' Congressional Sergeant (1) Engineer Football Pistol Team (2) Howitzer Staff Handball Club Pistol Expert Sergeant (1) George E. Pickett ' 46 292 " m JAMES RAYFORD SYKES J JiiRiCHO, Long Island Jimmy came to us seemingly a conscientious soldier. His ability was shown in Beast Barracks, but with Plcbc Xmas he deserted his Martian qualities for the lighter pursuits of dragging and hopping. Since then he has be- come an irredeemable snake. Such propensities have gained him the title of one of the zeros of the 400. Though Jim has just tolerated the academic and tactical depart- ments we have reason to believe that with his innate abilities he will be a highly successful ollicer. Club 23 (A.B.) Hymie ' " Congressional M DAVID BURCH TAGGART LiNNLus, Missouri Dave came all the way from Missouri just to be shown. After being shown, he began at once to demonstrate his own original theories on enjoying life at West Point. From then on his wake was strewn with tattered remains of such characteristic items as hop gloves and bridge cards. In shower room or chapel choir Dave could har- monize with any sound that even slightly resembled the human voice. And with that same close harmony in friendship he has added an incalculable amount of pleas- ure to our way of life in " M " Company. " Dave " Congressioi:.: -ki Club C3-M) -ki Rcprcscntacive (2) I ..icrosse (4-3-2), Numerals (4) Hockey (4) I ootball (4), Numerals (4) I. amp Illumination (3) Q)rporal (2) Color Sergeant (1) Choir (4-3-2-1) Concert Orchestra (2-1 Pistol Sharpshooter 293 John B. Hjcd ' 33 -■ L PETER SCHUYLER TANOUS p Long Island, New York New York gave us Petoire — and Pete in :urn gave us the inspiration of his unfailjng good humor. Plebe vear ac- companied bv academic pitfalls failed to erase his broad smile. Although he was continually on the threshold, it was not until second class year that he merited his stars — bathrobe variety. His personality and varied interests, besides making him many friends, established him as a valuable asset to dialectic activities. If success doesn ' t come to him — Pete will go get it. Pete ' ' National Guard PATRICK HENRY TANSEY, JR. p Alexandria, Virginia A mighty runt, his smile and charm are so captivating and genuine, he lives and loves so wholeheartedlv and enthusiastically, he hghts and plays with such unbound- less energy, his presence radiated and won him respect throughout The Corps. That he was made our Honor Representative was not surprising, for his severe judg- ment, always seasoned with a practical common sense, made him our most logical choice. We look for great things from Pat. In vears to come when we see a hard ]ob well done we shall say, " That ' s how Pat would have done it. " Pat ' ' District of Columbia Sergeant (1) Squash Club Manager (l) Monogram (2 ) Goat Footbal! Camera Club Hundredth Night Show (2-1) Dialectic Society (2-1) Color Line (3-1), Director (1) Pointer (3-2) Camp Illumination (3-1) Fishing Club Corpoial (2) Sergeant (1) Gymnastics (4-3) Honor Representative (1) Athletic Representative (1) Pistol Sharpshooter Philip H. Sheridan ' 53 294 f B ROBERT MACK TARBOX Rochester, New York Bob came to us from the Army. Even while in Army Prep School he showed great promise as a soldier. It took him one year to get stripes in the Army and the same length of time as a cadet. His ambition, alertness, and willingness to work brought him high academic standing and high tactical rank. Whenever there were problems to be solved the usual solution was " Ask T-box. " His conscientious and untiring endeavor will carry him far in the Army. " Bob " Army K JOSEPH SCRANTON TATE, JR. St. Augustine, Florida " Who ' s that out there trying to take on the whole yearling class? " Such questions are often to be heard when our Joey is in the offing. Always ambitious in the extra-curricular line, whether it be kicking pucks in his own goal or teaching the M Go ' s proper respect for the thirtieth division, our McTate was a star man too, in his own way. Just another of a long line of Tares, he dis- tinctly added something to cur class. I don ' t know what we ' d have done wirhmir liiin. Club 23 (A.B.) The Gunner ' ' Senatorial a rporal (2) Captain, Regimental Supply Officer (I) Soccer C4-3-2), Numerals (4) Assistant Manager Baseball, (2) Manager (1) G)rporal ' 3 Sergeant ' Xj lootball (4), Numerals (4) (loat Football Team (2) Hockey (4-3-2-1), Numerals (4) .Monogram (2) Lacrosse M-3-2-I}, Numerals (4) .Monogram (3) .Major ■•A " (2-r Water Carnival Oimniittec I ' ishing Club .iW 2 )S J. E. B. Stuart " 54 .. c . GEORGE LAWRENCE THEISEN J Dubuque, Iowa Larry has never wasted nine at West Point. He kept him- self so busy that he always had to race to make assembly. He could also manage to get several hours of " red comforter " on free afternoons. But in a hurrv or asleep, Larrv ' s presence has been a vital supplement to the Corps. His personal appearance has been a quiet but illustrative example for the under classes. His proficiency in academics and his coaching ability have saved several of his classmates. His efficiency and indifference to worry have earned him many a friend. " Li rry " Congressional JOSEPH JACKSON THIGPEN D RusTON, Louisiana An engineering degree did not help things with the English department, but after a hectic first year Jack went up in academics and ended within reach of stars. His merit was rewarded by promotion from a high rank- ing corporal to a compiany captain, and his excellence in sports is unquestioned. Ruled ineligible in three major sports, " J Squared " acted with the spirit so typical of him and became a star and captain of the Army Lacrosse team. To see Jack is to admire him; to know him is to idolize him. ' ' Jack ' ' Colli) essional Sergeant (1) Catholic Choir (3-2-1) Dialectic Society (3-2) Department Head (1) Glee Club (2-1) Pistol Club (3) Fishing Club Pistol Marksman Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Captain (1) Football (4), Numerals (4) Lacrosse (4-3-2-1), Numerals (4) Major " A " (3-2-1) Captain (1) Class Treasurer (1) Sunday School Teacher (3-2-1) Superintendent ! 1 ) Fishing Club Pistol Marksman George A. Custer ' 51 296 A D ARNOLD R. THOMAS Grass Crekk, Indiana " Thommie " drove all the girls wild at Purdue before he honored us with his good looks and winning smile. After plebe year he forsook athletics to devote his time to winning something sparkling and redheaded. The same thoroughness, sincerity, and frankness which won the admiration and respect of his classmates aided him in winning his " Jigg " tc his side. We ' ve env ied him in an unscllish sort of way — he ' s a grand fellow, all the way around — we ' re proud to call him ourclassmateandbuddy. Thonimic ' ' Congressional CHARLES EDWIN THOMAS. Ml p Montgomery, Alabama Charles Edwin Thomas III in diplomatic circles, " Char- ley " to his friends, and " Junie " to his intimates, he has laughingly swept through and enjoyed four creditable years of military life, pausing only tc earn an attractive gold star for evening wear. His poise on the diving- board, his grace in the air, and his bewitching smile thrilled the heart of many a fair lass, but Charley has his eyes firmly fixed towards Randolph Field and the wings that follow, for therein lies his principal love and the good wishes of his numerous friends. ' ' Charity ' ' Congressional Gjrporal 2 Scrgc.int : ' Pi Lacrosse 4 " Howiczcr Company Representative (4-3-2-1) Bugle Noccs (4-3-2-1) Editor (1) Ginccrt Orchestra (3-2) Glee Club (2) Catholic Acolyte (1) Hundredth Nieht Show (2-1) Color Lines (4j Pistol Marksman Corporal (2 Lieutenant 1 Golf (4) Swimming (4- 2-l) Numerals (4) Monogram (2) Cheer Leader (l) Water Carnival (3) Fishing Club Squash Club 297 Dauglas A. McArthur ' 03 .. Jr ALDEN GEORGE THOMPSON J Washington, D. C. " Oh, had I been spared the P ' s at West Point, " sighs Bud, but tied up with his five years were many P ' s of one kind or another. An Army Brat, Bud was always proud that he went through " Beast Barracks " under the old svstem. With the latest swing records under his arm and the newest sway steps in his mind, he brought music to " L " Co. and rhythm to the Cadet Band. Always contending that some of the best of us are five- vear men, he successfully proved it again. Club 23 (A.B.) Bud ' ' Senatorial K CLYDE ARNOLD THOMPSON Tacoma, Washington " Ask Tommv, he knows. " That remark typifies him as the pillar of knowledge and strength for us in K Co. It was to Tommy that we went with our problems. It was from him that we obtained a solution. Always a helping hand, he used his authority as our " No. 1 make " far more to our ad •a tage than to his own. Persuasive, sin- cere, a leader rather than a driver. Tommy is sure of a full measure of success in the Service. Tommy ' ' Ca is,ressioiiat Hockey (4-3) Football (3) Cadet Orchestra (4-3-2-1) Hundredth Night Show (4-3-2-1) Hop Committee (4-3) Corporal (2) First Sergeant (1) Captain (1) Football (4-3-2-1) Wrestling (4) Howitzer (4) Camp Illumination (3) Camera Club Rolert Anderson ' 25 298 r M G DONALD VINCENT THOMPSON Barksdali; FitxD, Alabama Liked by classmates for being a mans man, he has been known to seme as -Dapper Don, the Debs ' Delight. " With a long line of close shaves with the Powers That Be to his credit he has aroused the envy, more than once, of many of his classmates with a ready wit and with quick thinking in evading the -hook.- Dons utter dis- regard for academics give us a clue as to his choice of service branch for he. like his father, is definitely an Air Corp enthusiast. Manv happv landings, old man Club 23 (A. B.) Don " ., J At Large JESSE DUNCAN THOMPSON p Haileyvilli;, Oklahoma Wherever there is an argument on any subject from politics to airplanes, you will always find Tommy up- holding one end of it. A master of the art of indifference, he has gone through five years with a clean sleeve and a large gold star on his bathrobe. For three years airplanes have been his life, with academics only secondary. Tommy takes with him to the Air Corps a wife and a thorough knowledge of airplanes gathered during half his life. ■ Senatorial Sergeant ' 1) Pointer Photographer (4-3) Camera Club Slccet Club Squash Club (2-1) Pistol Marksman Sergeant (1) Pistol Marksman 299 Altert Sidney Johnston " 26 D HAROLD ALEXANDER TIDMARSH WniTTiER, North Carolina " Tiddy " came from the hills of North Carolina, and hrst made his presence felt with a rendition of " The Life Boat Crew Are We. " Three times a college Sophomore, including a stretch at Crahtown, he linally slipped by academics here. Although not a member of the station wagon set, he likes horses and points to the cavalry as his branch. With thoughts of boats and saddles, he will probably gallop through life in a combat car. However moderation in all things will lead him to greater heights. Tiddy ' ' Congressional K Jefferson Davis ' 28 RICHARD GENTRY TINDALL. JR. St. Louis, Missouri Dick did not go in for the bruising departments of athletics, but what a punch he carried in his intellect and skill! With apparently no great effort he consistently ranked in the ' teens in academics. He was our ranking tennis player and one of our best in chess. His great fail- ings were whistling and harmonica playing. Seriously, he plaved his everv part with quiet courage and un- assuming dignitv. To know him is to respect him, to be his friend a prnilege. In him the Armv has gained an excellent officer. " Dick " At Large Sergeant (l) Football (4) Basketball (4 Baseball (A) Track (3-2-0 Cross Countrs (,3 ' i .iral Monogram (2 ' Fi»hing Club Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Lieutenant (1) Tennis (4-3-2-1) Captain Tennis (1) Minor " A " (3-2-1) Numerals (4) Engineer Football (2) Camera Club President Chess Club Pistol Marksman Cadet Instructor 300 r ij OSCAR CHARLES TONETTI p Terre Haute, Indiana Under •Tony ' s " modest reserve lies a deep character braced by the strong roots ot good common sense and generosity. His friends all envy his most admirable quality— •Tony " is genuine. From the moment of his arrival at the Academy he planted himself enthusiasti- cally within the traditions of West Point. Good-natured, " Tony " avoids trouble as much as possible, but can handle it when it comes. Look for a helping hand and a friendly smile, and you have " Tonv.- ' We know he will make an efficient officer. " Tony " Coiif nssional c ARNOLD SVERE TORGERSON DuLL ' TH, .Minnesota In Ikast Barracks his ••Mec-ne-sota, Sir! " and during Plebe Winter his frequent " •Let ' s go ski-yumping, " kept us reminded of our Norwegian. But as the months passed the last traces of the mother tongue faded into the general Cadet brogue, and all we had left as a reminder of Torg ' s ancestry was the blond hair and the enormous Scandi- navian grin. The latter will be with us always. His straight-forwardness is his finest characteristic, and his tolerance of his roommate ' s camera-madness shows his great pat ience. We are all the better for having known him here. " T " ' ' ?, " r , ' congressional -Sergeant ;_! ' : Wrestling (4-3-2-1) Minoi " A " (2-1) Corporal (2 Lieutenant : ' Ski Club 4-3-2-1 - Prc.Mdcni , Pistol Marksman 301 Joseph E. Johnston " 29 JACOB HEFFNER TOWERS -p CiRCLEVILLE, OulO Since this Buckeye came from Circlevillc and Ohio State University, surprises were to be expected. Whether it was a knockout blow in Cavanaugh ' s padded cell or six different pro drags on six successive week-ends, " Jake- the-Snake " always provided one. He passed his only stumbling block by mucking his way through a mur- derous year ot plebe English. However the strain so alFected him that his red comforter barelv lasted the four years. " Jake " will be remembered, and you can bet that he will be heard from again. " fake " Coiigressionul c RICHARD VAN PELT TRAVIS Harrisonburg, Virginia Proud of the valiant heritage of the many great Vir- ginians Dick may well be another. His picture and record substantiate this but there is much more — his excellent manners, honesty, sincerity, integrity. What, no faults? Oh ves! No B-plate at parades; a touch of temper and obstinateness that worked against him. But he went the way he thought right, whether with others or alone, and whether he gets his coveted wings or tires big guns, he vill continue to do so. Now he is helping produce the greatest Howitzer yet. Dick ' ' Cong! essional Serjeant il) Hundredth Night Show (4) Fishing Club Pistol Marlisnian Corporal (2) Supply Sergeant (O Track (4-3 Cross Country (4-3) Pointer (2) Howitzer (2-1) Associate Editor (l i Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Glee Club (2-1) Camera Club Pistol Marksman George G. Meade ' 33 302 ' I c HARRY WHITE IKIMMLE AiMiiNs, Georgia As an " Army Brat, " West Point was his destination, not heaven. He was born for the Army. We believed it was his enthusiasm and love for it that brought him through his innumerable scrapes with the academic de- partments (Five Star Harry) until we realized that he was only teasing them while concentrating on pho- tography — his real gift. It is a fact that many of us dis- covered his love of beauty, skill in recording it, rare per- ceptions, and clever workmanship from his photoprints. Harry entered and graduated a loyal son. Hany ' Congressional MALCOLM GRAHAM TROUP p ' Olean, New York The medical profession lost, but the Army gained a good man when Male gave up studying dentistry to come to West Point. A fine gymnast, and intellectually equal to any star man, Male chose to be average rather than give up reading lots of good books, drawing portraits or cartoons, and writing to his all important O.A.O. Never lacking in any detail of his cadet duties, he re- ceived many and performed well the responsibilities be- stowed upon him. Male ' Coiigiessiotial Pistol Team (2-1) Monogram (2) llowiizcr (4-3-1) Pointer (4-3-2-1) Camera Club President (1) Pistol Expert ( orporal (2) Sergeant (1) t ni Team (4-3), Numerals (4) Intramural Monogram (2) 1 ishing Club Pistol Marksman 4 A. ' ' - nfr 303 P. G. T. Beauregard ' 33 m mf H FRANCIS JOSEPH TROY Oswego, New York Fran came to us that fateful day from the wilds of Oswego. Yet during those dark days of Beast Barracks and the year which followed, he was always the one to remain calm and collected and ready with a smile to help those in trouble. He and the Academic Department came to blows several times but Fran always came out on top. After Graduation, those choosing the doughboys will indeed be fortunate should they find themselves on the same post with him for we have always found Fran the best of good companions. " Fiiiii " Congressional ROBERT MERRILL TUTTLE J Napa, California Tut slipped easily and gracefully through the hectic days of plebe vear under his red comforter. Since then, he has managed to crawl from the sheltering folds to manage the basketball team, coach goats, call signals for the engineer football team, write articles for the Pointer, bone fiction, introduce his wife to " Lady Nicotine, " drag, and make frequent trips to the Boodlers. Tut is a natural hive and an excellent companion. A credit to West Point and to the Army, Tut will shine wherever he goes. Club 23 (A.B.) " Tut " Concessional ant (1) Lacrosse (4) Pistol Club (3) Fishing Club Catholic Chapel , colyte (1) Corporal 1 ) Lieutenant i 1 Football l4 : .A.SSI. Manager Basketball (3-2 Manager Basketball (1) Engineer Football (2 Asst. Activities Editor Howitzer (1) Co-Author, Hundredth Night Show 304 r a H MAX CAMPBELL TYLER Gli;ns Falls, Niav York Wart was caurious, prudent, and possessed a wit which amused those fortunates who joined him at Mess or else- where when conversation is most enjoyable. Watt took all academics with ease, his only deficiency being a con- sistent underestimation of his own ability. He spent his extra time improving the Powhr and his own startling accumulation of general knowledge. Being conscientious and able, he only deserved the rank he enjoyed as a first classman. We well remember Watt Tyler for his wit, readiness for argument, and profoundness of thought. " IVatt " r ■ I Loii iessioiiiil M JOHN GAVIN TYNDALL, 2ND Fort Hayes, Ohio Equally poised whether upt)n Cullum ' s polished floor cr walking the gray area, the dark slender Johnnie was seldom long ruffled bv the ups and downs of cadet life. Charter member of -cafe society " he was one of the few that could hold the stag line at bay. ersatile and some- what impulsive, we always watched with interest and partly believed the ' -stick with me and I ' ll put vou on Broadway. " A gentleman bv nature, we predict a brilliant career in theca alr -. ' ' ' ' ■ ' ■ National Guard Corporaf (2) I-irst Sergeant (1) Liciitcnanc (1) Vrgcant (1) ( licss Club 305 George H. Thcmas ' 40 I, . . James Longstreet " 42 JESS PAUL UNGER Q Chicago, Illinois " Them tenths " —nearly drove him crazv. Every day — false dawn and midnight oil saw him " hot on them books. " Fountain of knowledge and keeper of the master poop-sheet in C Co. Juice problem? Ask Jess. Uniform for drill? Ask Jess. Current political situation? Jess again! All the answers except one: — women! Eternal female conforms to no natural law catalogued in Jess ' hie; con- sequently, a cagey performance and wide berth by Jess. His singsong at reveille was gruesome, but spontaneous. Lhicle Jess ' ' Coiigresstoncil RALPH REED UPTON g Buffalo, Nlw York R Square arrived at USMAY with little knowledge of lie militaire or the snares of academics at West Point. He soon mastered the first deficiency but it was three years before the Academic Department finally admitted defeat. Although academics and either dragging or writing to " Her " left him little time for anything else, we find him helping to beat the Engineers on Thanks- giving. A broad smile, a good sense of humor and an ability to win when the going is toughest will take him far on the road to success. " Square " Congressional Sergeant (1) Sergeant (,1) Engineer Football (2) Goat Football (2) caJeniic Coach (4-3-2-1) Camp Illumination (1) Pistol Marksman Pistol Marksman 306 1 yfi- George B. McClellan ' 45 .«s 0 " ■ " A«!f(« JOHN VAN HOY. JR. J AlLANTA, Gi;()R(ilA Am ' m.in wlio won ' t s.i ' what lie thinks isn ' t wiirtli .i cent ' " IS ' .in ' s littered philosophy. That he stoically .iJheres to this philosophy can best be resrilied by many members of various Academic Departments whose views on certain matters did not coincide with ' an ' s. In per- sonal contacts with his classmates he has achieved a masterful combination of reservation and good fellow- ship. Sincerelv liked bv his friends, he is respected by everyone tor combining admirable ideals with the abilitv to pattern his character after those ideals. " Vtin " Conffcssioiiiil WILLIAM DOOLEY VAUGHAN p Upplr Darby, Pinnsylvanma Onlv happv when he had a brush in his hand, U ' lllv devoted practically all of his time and energy to making us laugh by his unsurpassable cartoons. His greatest de- sire — to be Art Editor of the Pointer was justly attained to the joy of his classmates. A constant patron of the Boodlcrs, he never missed a day while at West Point. First Class summer brought stormy weather with the T.D., hut we ' ll bet th.it he linds smooth s.iiling in the only branch in w hicii he w .is interested the .Xir Corps. ■• Vilh Ar„n i; Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Academic Coach (2 Wrestling Club (4 Track ,;4) Skeet Representative (2-1) Camera Club Cadet Chapel Choir (4-V2-1) Pointer Golf Trophy (2) Sergeant (1) Soccer (4), Numerals (4 Pointer (3-2-1) Art Editor (1) Camp Illumination (3-1) Camp Illumination Commiiicc (0 Hundredth Night Show (2-1) 07 Seorge E. Pickett ' 46 M DICK STANLEY VON SCHRILTZ Pittsburg, Kansas Many and varied talents has ' on : Athlete — six feet two and two hundred pounds; he had to be drafted from plebe boxing to play football in the celebrated " Army Line. " Artist — four years of illustrating are climaxed in this bcok — most of the drawings are his. His hobbv — ask to see his excellent soldier collection, and if it lacks any- thing, he can sketch what you ask for with amazing accuracy. Add a jovial, patient, and sincere personality, and you have in ' on a man of whom ' 41 mav well be proud. I ROBERT GRAHAM WAITT Atlanta, Georgia Embued from the start of his cadet career with demo- cratic principles Graham made friends with everyone. His keen intellect and his understanding of a " goat " mind made his desk at night a haven for cadets who were losing bouts with the academic department. From our close association with liim w e know that he can adapt himself to any situation. Cheerful, dependable, thorough, and ever willing to work hard he has achieved the con- fidence of his classmates in his ability to do any job well. " Graham " Congressional " Ba Senatorial Corporal (T) Sergeant fl) Boxing (4), Numerals 4 Football (4-3-2-1), Numerals : 4; Monograms (3-2; Hundredth Night Show- Pistol Expert 308 Sergeant (1) Hockev (4) Pointer (3-2-1) Advertising Manager (1) Howitzer i.,4) Sunday School Teacher J:hn B. Hcci -33 - - JAMES PHILIP WALKER A Fayetteville, Arkansas Before coming from his beloved University of Arkansas " Olc Jim " ' had never seen a polo ball — much less sock one as he can now. Claims that though the sport is one monopolized by Army brats, it meant nothing; Jim relishes having a horse do the walking. This hatred of walking probably accounts for Jim " s activity in the station-wagon set, for his interest in any and every femme possessing a car. Walker is not really fickle; his heart is expansive. When he swaggers up to your femme and grins — competition is. J UN Coiifressioiul EDISON KERMIT WALTERS Q Oxford, Pennsylvania Entering these gray portals from the Army, Kerry brought with him the spoonyness and efficiency of a born soldier together with an ever-present, cheerful grin, and neither has ever diminished. Popular with his class- mates, he was no less so with the femmcs. He displayed all-around athletic prowess, but found time for numerous other activities, not the least of which was the develop- ment of his devastating abilities with the pasteboard. Wherever he may go, one thing is certain — he will be a welcome addition, both as an officer and a friend. " Kerr " Army 1 Sergeant (I Polo (4-3-2-1?, Numerals (4; Monogram (2} Corporal (2) Sergeant ; 1 Soccer C4-V2-I: Camera Club Skeet Club 309 ._ i Philip H. Sheridan ' 53 JOSEPH HESTER WARD " D Tuscaloosa, Alabama Joe came to West Point as a true son of the South — with- out hurrying. Quiet, a middle engineer, and low on demerits, he had few worries during his stay at the Point. Despite the handicap of being transferred from " M " Co. plebe year, Joe became one of " B " Go ' s highest ranking men. His semi-annual visits to the gym and bad luck on blind drags yearling year made " B " Co. history. A firm hater of West Point ' s weather he will undoubtedly soon be once more south of the Mason- Dixon line. Joe ' Coii nssioiml THOMAS MARTIN WARD Antioch, California Whether it be a trip to the boodler ' s, a rat race in bar- racks, or a jaunt to Newburgh, Tommy wasalways ready. Eager and impulsive, this blond lad plunged into athletics at West Point. A natural athlete, he excelled in boxing and track. Tommv slid into a kev position on the goat football team and soundly trounced the engineers. Although true to the girl back home he never let his con- science bother him greatly whenever a pretty girl passed his way and invariably turned up at the hops dragging pro. " Tomim " Cont ressional Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Pistol Marlcsman Corporal (2) Football (4) Track (4-3-2-1) Maior •■A " (3) Bo. ing (3) Choir ( ' 4-3-2-0 310 J. E. B. S:ua:i ' 54 ttaiti " . LEROY HUGH WATSON, JR. g Fori Oclethorpi;, Gicoroia to- I I Coming to us at plche Christmas after having lost the first round to the Math Department, Roy was immedi- ately accepted as one of our closest triends. Never a tiie- honcr, though he managed to stay in the upj-ier part of the class, he was always to be found in the better " rat races ' " and bull sessions. His loyalty, sense of humor, and love of conversation make him an ideal " wife. " After a long struggle the airplane nosed out the horse, and Roy is on the wav to wearing silver wings. " l uy " Congressional JOSEPH JOHN WIIDNTR J L. PoRTi;, 1ndi. n A " Wipe it off " was probably the first thing Joe heard at West Point. Yet that smile never left his face during his stay here. That smile, coupled with a quick wit that knew little restraint, has helix;d make " Little Joe " one of the truly popular men of the Corps. Though he boasts three stars of doubtful academic victory, Joe was seldom off a Corps squad, holding up the best of the sports, nia|or and minor, joe ' s associates will welcome him, not onlv as a capable otlicer, but as gloom-chaser extraordinary. " Sloppy Joe " Congressional Sergeant (1) Gym (4-3) Boxing (4) Pentathlon (4 Iniramural Monogram Ski Club Fishing Club Pistol Expert Sergeant (1) Football C4- 3-2-1) Monogram (2) Lacrosse 4-3-2-1), Numcr.i Ma|or " A " (.2-1) Basketball (4-2-1) Boxing (2 Catholic Chapel Acolyte 1 311 George A. Custer ' 61 GEORGE HOLLENBACK WELLES J Wyalusing, Pennsylvania Georgie, a bundle of Pennsvhania Dutch energy, added much to tour vears of cadet life. Never the great scholar nor a file-boner, he cracked many a problem for " those poor goats " and became a two-digit sergeant first-class year. His all-round athletic ability found its main outlet in wrestling and he became captain of the team. The ease with which he has made friends and his intense desire to understand the ins and outs of armv life insure his success as an officer. " Geurgie " Congressional H BEN MARSHALL WEST GuLFPORT, Mississippi Straight from the freedom of college life, Ben walked into Beast Barracks with his usual nonchalance. The bedlam that followed when he met the Detail served to subdue him for a short while, but Ben soon relaxed again and spent the rest of his cadet career as a rugged individualist. As such he naturally ran into a few snags, but what are demerits and tenths to a man boning Air Corps and whose dimpled smile and smooth Southern talk bring him more pro drags than he has time to handle. Westy ' ' Senatorial Capta Serjeant (1) Vrcstling 4- 3-2-0 Minor " A " (3-2-1) Wrestling Team (1) Goat Football (2) Choir I 4-3-2) Pistol Expert Sergeant (1) Track (4) Fishing Club Pistol Marksman DU VAL WEST, III ] Austin, Texas Feb. 1941 as the last frosty note of Assembly for Graduation subsides, an anguished voice is heard " ... now where ' s Do-bawl got to? Ho-oo Do-bawl. " From the inter-stellar spaces of the 46th comes, faintly, ' O-on the road, " and presently HE gallops into ranks. So It was in Beast Barracks; it will probably be so forever, but when Old Do-bawl slides to a halt ' way up there near the front of the diploma line, many a goat who would not otherwise be here will smile in quiet apprecia- tion. Oo-hiiwl " Congressional ERNEST JEUNET WHITAKER n East Cleveland, Ohio From the soberest of " dead-pans " to a grin that spreads literally from ear to car, that portrays this character. Three years of college sent Whit among us as a senior in years with consequent sobriety, clear perceptions, and the set theory that diligent application inevitably pays dividends. This, with family traditions, strong will, inherent neatness, and quick flashes of wit ranks him high in the hearts of his classmates and number one in conduct. He ' s an ace at railroading —in companv meet- ings. " Whit " Congressional 5 crgcanc (1) Swimming C4 Handball Club (2-1 " Intramural Monogram Academic Qiach 5-2-1 Pistol Marksman Corporal (2) First Sergeant (1} Lacrosse (4 Track C4) Intramural Monogram Company Pointer Representative 2 Invitations and Announcements Committee Catholic Chapel Choir (.2-1; Hundredth Night Show (2j Pistol Marksman 313 Rclert Anderson ' 25 ALPHEUS WRAY WHITE Raleigh, North Carolina Marked as an individualist by his first distinctive rendi- tion of his " poop " during plehc year, A. Wrav has con- tinually enhanced that reputation. His ambitions have been three: to rank the Coast Artillery, to stay away from the " area, " and to lead his own lite. The incom- patihilitv of the two latter ambitions has been a constant source of trouble for him. A minimum of tactical ellort, a modicum of academic endeavor, and a maximum of good nature have carried him through four years with many laughs for both himself and his classmates. His creed — " laugh and let laugh. " " A. Wray ' ' Coiigresswiial A LESTER STRODE WHITE Mexico, Missouri This lustv lad weighed fifteen pounds at birth; at present he tops 200. Maybe that accounts for his singing before breakfast and general good humor under adverse condi- tions. Even the turnouts didn ' t move him. He could have avoided them bv using his continuous late lights for studv rather than the fabrication of sweet nothings for feminine consumption. Imbued with superb coordina- tion, he could have won an " A " in anv sport, but he stuck to football in spite of his spending half of furlo in the hospital. Lesb ' ' Coiigressioihi! Sergeant (1) Track (4-3) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Cadet Orchestra (4-3-2) Hundredth Night Show (4-3-2-1) Pointer (2) Camp Illumination (3) Pistol Expert 314 Sergeant (1) Football (3-2-1) Hundredth Night Show (4) I Albert Sidney Johmton ' 26 K THEODORE RNOX WHITE East Orange, New Jersey The rhythm kid from the Jersey side, T.K. knew his jive from A to Z. He was slow to fall in with the principles of militarism but battled his way through hard plebe and yearling years, to be with the hleboners at the finish. Profoundly appreciative of good cigars, athletics, women, good literature, and red hot jazz; unapprcciative of physics, higher mathematics, and Field Artillery buglers. He could break anyone from a general to a plebe forward with his side-splitting line of B.S. " Lets have a quick HATS OFF! " Club 23 (A. B.) T. K . Coiifix ssioiial G CHARLES GLEASON W ILLES Galena, Illinois An ace on the tumbling mat, he will trade front-sommics, back-tlips and full twists for loops, Chandcllcs, and Immelmans. The Air Corps has always been foremost in his mind. Saving his 20-20 eyes by burning no midnight oil, he still was above average in academics. In his smil- ing, gay, light-hearted manner he won the friendship of all who knew him. With his energy and sincerity he won the respect of those who worked with him. That makes a perfect takc-olF in his tlight from the Point. " Chticko " Coiit,ressioiiiil !i ' ! Sergeant (O Soccer :, 4- 3-2-1) Lacrosse (4-3-2-1), Numerals ( " 4) Academy Monogram (I " Chess Team (2-r Fishing Club Hundredth Night Show [ ) Corporal (2) Sergeant (l) Gym (4-3-2-1) Choir ; ' 4 " ) Glee Club (4) Pistol Marksman 315 m jf .. cL B ISAAC OWEN WINFREE Leesville, Louisiana " El Rancho Grande " Winfree, a true lover of the open spaces, learned the art of hunting and held soldierin ' in the swamps of Louisiana. It is therefore no wonder that his skill with a gun placed him high on the Army Skeet team. Transferred to us from M Co. plebe Christmas (he didn ' t get found; just got " switched " }, Pappy ' s easv goin ' ways soon made him one of the bovs. You could always hod him at the Boodlers eating ice-cream between puffs from a big black " seegar. " " Pappy " Sara tonal ROSCOE BARNET WOODRUFF, JR. p) Fort Sam Houston, Texas Branded " Spike " by the upperclassmen in Beast Barracks who remembered his father as a hard " tac, " " Barney " demonstrated his rifle manual with a crash of glass. Trumpeter and " hopoid " deluxe, he rarely missed op- portunities to trip the light fantastic. Fishing before reveille, crow-calling and trumpeting afternoons, and " boning " red comforter occupied his time when Hockev was out of season, tennis partners were unavailable, and the Concert Orchestra held no practice. Athlete and musician, almost a scholar, " Spike " will " max " his future undertakings. " Spike " Congressional ntO) Skeet Te " am (2-1) Pistol Sharpshooter Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Hockey (4-3-2-1), Numerals (4) Monogram (2) Minor " A " (1) Intramural Monogram Concert Orchestra (4-3-2-1) Fishing Club Pistol Sharpshooter 316 ISffCS I ii. • Ji Joseph E. Johnston ' 29 J A ■to, " B ' = " jash of ?ii« DAVID SEAVEY WOODS Albion, New York A model young man in a sctnni; which helitted his in- dustry — this was Woodsy when he first came to West Point. His industriousness, which may at first have irked his classmates but which later earned for him their respect and admiration, is his outstanding attribute. Ranking high in academics, he also found time to demon- strate his versatility on the stage, in the choir, and be- hind the 8 ball as a coach to those less fortunate than himself. The Signal Corps we hope will cventuallv learn the meaning of " let Woodsy do it. " " n,ivc ' Congressional L WILLIAM HUNTER W t)OD ARD Washinotun, D. C. As a wife " Woodv ' " was 3-0. He balanced an even, un- disturbable temper and an evident desire to help with an ever-present smile. X ' ersatile — " Woody " ranged the athletic field, the stage, and the dance lloor. As goalie for the " L " Co. Hockey team, he provided many an ache for the opposition; a Hundredth Night Show man from ' 38 to ' 41, he labored as stage-hand and cavorted as a dancer; an ardent dancer, he never missed a hop. His interest in the fair sex was unflagging; his acquaintance among them, extensive. ' ■ II ' ooiiy ' ' Congressional Garporal (2) Sergeant (I) Football (4 Hockey (4 Baseball (3) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-}- 2-1) Dialectic Society (4-V2-1) Department Head (1) Pistol Sharpshooter Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Intramural Monogram (.2) Ski Club Hundredth Night Show (4-V2-1) Fishing Club 317 .. t . George G. Meade ' 35 WALTER JAMES WOOLWINE, JR. A Bluefield, West N ' irginia With a quizzical look on his face Walter ventured into the academy some years ago; now with a whimsical look Walter is venturing forth. Ke has learned and he has taught. He has learned that his easy, pleasant per- sonalitv will endear him tt) manv of his classmates and he has taught that the manv pitfalls of academy life may be easily stepped over with an application of good horse- sense. Somehow he combines a fun-loving nature with a natural talent for stripes with the obvious result of a lieutenancy. We wish Walter well; he ' s been a good friend; alwavs readv to take care of someone else ' s drag. " II lilt " Co)i ress!onal ELMER PARKER YATES p Bangor, Maine Hap has been a swell wife. Our room has been overrun with goats every year about writ time and he always brings them through. " F " Company ' s only star man he IS trulv the goats ' friend. Besides taking top honors m academics he is a good athlete and contrary to tradition an elficient soldier. He is also lucky in the game of ro- mance and will marry one of the best little girls in the northeast. The engineers are getting a good officer and a fine gentleman. " Hap " Seiiatornil Corporal 2) First Sergeant (1) Lieutenant (1) Basketball (4-3-2-1) Lacrosse (4-3) 318 Corporal (2 First Sergeant (1) Stars (4-3-2-1) Academic Coach (4-3-2-1) Gymnastics (4-3-2-1) Skeet Team (3-2-1) Manager (1) Concert Orchestra (4-3-2-1) Director (1) Cadet Instructor r D r hi ' Sv ' ' EDWARD BENEDICT ZAREMBO LoM. Island, i v Yurk " Hev! Hcv! " Run up the storm thiti. That ' s our chum the All-American youth. For four years keeper of his wives ' clothes, wearer of his wives ' " trou " in rains, he wended his erratic, goaty life through " turnouts, " " slug, " and women. This three star man, robbed from Corps Squads by academics, came to us from X ' aliey Forge imbued with military pomp, endowed with social tincssc, burdened with a New ' ' ork accent, and a pen- chant for a full locker. We will be glad to serve with him for he goes to the " Service with a smile. " ' ' " ' " Coiitfessional JOHN HENRY ZOTT ILI DkS .VIoiNhS, I() V. If you should ever hear anyone bragging about Iowa you can bet that Johnny ' s the speaker. During his four years Johnny ' s personality and his sharp wit has won for him the friendship of ail those who have met him. Although John never drove the first section he always managed to keep well clear of the academic black list. He is one of the few men who can boast of dragging tifty-two week- ends in one year (all with the same girl). The Infantry or the Air Corps will find him a great asset. ' JohiiH) ' ' At Lurijc • ' I Sergeant (1) Boxing (1) Intramural Monoi;tani Cadet Players (4) Fishing Club Pistol Marksman Sergeant (1) Goat Football (2) Pistol Sharpshooter 319 THOSE WE LEFT BEHIND US Adams, L. A. x HERN, W. F. Allen, A. D. Allender, J. S. Bailey, J. E. Bartholomees, J. B. Bashe, B. L. Bell, B. B. Bell, J. Beloff, L. Bertram, R. A. Brashear, R. H. Brockinc.ton, W. J. Brubaker, F. O. Buck, G. T. Butts, D. T. Byrd, B. H. Carpenter, R. W. Caruthers, L. H. Cauthorn, C. p. Chamberlain, J. E. Chandler, J. S. Chatfield, K. G. Clagett, D. C. Clapp, E. G. Clay, L. D. Cox, O. E. Crittenberger, W. D. Davies, J. iVI- De Remer, ' . T. Dingle, H. J. Doty, M. F. Draut, W. E. Duffy, W, M. Ehlers, H. C. esdorn, w. f. Finley, G. S. FisK, M. Gantz, H. H. Garland, W. C. Gaspard, R. E. Gay, M. p. Gephart, F. L. Gillespie, R. A. Gittens, W. B. Glanzman, J. B.J. Goetzman, R. R. Gordon, W. T. Grannan, R. H. Grieco, a. F. F. Guckeyson,]. W. Haller, C. Hamilton, J. L. Harris, D. H. Hart, K. L. Harwood, J. H. Hayes, R. B. Hays, S. Hickman, W. H. Hill, F. R. Hoffman, J. J. holcomb, b. f. hollis, j. b. Hollovvay, C. B. Howell, S. W. Hunter, A. E. Hus.man, H. W. Hykl, G. a. Ivy, C. B. Jackman, F. H. Johnstone, C. W. Kaempfer, J. B. Kelley, E. K. Kelley, J. Kiefer, a. C. King, T. M. KiRSNER, S. W. KocH, K. K. Kovar, P.J. Leslie, T. P. lorenzen, r. e. Loughman, W. F. Love, H. E. Luz, F.J. Manning, R. U. Martinez, S. Matlock, J. N. McCabe, J. J. McLell.an, a. MiLLIKEN, M. E. Moreno, C. A. Morton, E. C. Murray, J. D. Neprud, J. K. Nugent, H. R. 0 ' Hara,J. F. Perret, S. G. Pottle, JR. Prine, E. K. Ray, T. H. Reed, O. W. Retzer, K. N. Rich, J. A. Roberts, E. B. Rogers, W. H. Salsbury, y. E. Semperger, F. a. Smith, R. O. Snodgrass, O. W. Stepanovich, J. Stewart, T. . L Strickland, G. G. Strozier, a. B. Tatsch, W. D. Telfair, J. S. Timothy, J. S. Trainer, T. K. Tucker, F. C. Vaugh, n, C. W. Waters, D. D. Wagers, C. S. Ward, G. A. Watson, G. H. Wertzberger, J. L. Whitelaw, C. W. Windsor, T. B. Winterhalter, J. S. Wixon, H. E. Woollen, J. E. Woolridge, A. E. Zane, L. W. Zerv ' eck, R. J. 320 Urr rf ' ' - ' ' ' ' fi f. A V b DUFFIE HORAN SCOTT -- ' W " ADAMS mmm EISENSCHMIDT HAMILTON MANIERRE STANN BARTHOLOMEES FENDER HORRIDGE PRYOR STUDER ANDERSON FARRELL HICKMAN MAUPIN TOWNSENE BAXTER GUCKEYSON JONES REHKOPF WAGNER BOGUSCH FLANAGAN HUGHES OBENCHAIN TRAINER BEAUCOND HAMILTON KOSTER ROGERS VVEIGEL BRICE FRAWLEY LOUGHMAN ROBBS VIVIAN BLAIR HANST LOW RYDER WESTENHOPP CLAY, F. B. GIBSON MC QUIRE SHEDD WARD CRITTENBEROER HARDAWAY MC KEE SCHMIDT WILLIAMSON CLAY, L. D. GRIFFIN MC MURRAY SNOW WILLIAMS CROSSON HILL MILBS CUNDIFF GRIMSHAW MAFFRY li BARNES GATCHEL KOISCH SHELTON TATSCH BOLTON GIMPERLINO OGDEN SHERMAN UHLER BRUGH GRANT OTIS SIFFORD VOGEL CAUTHORN HAYES PEIRCE SIMON WARRE CLAGGETT HUGHES RIEDEL SMILEY 2IMMEF CORCORAN (ONES ROBINSON HKERT lORDAN RUBENSTEIN ADAMS EVANS LAWLBR REED RYAN BIG BEE FRANK LEAVEY REID WARREN BILSTIN GASPARD MC CARTHY REINERT WINDSOR BON ASSO GUSTAVES MUNNS ROSELL WISE CANNON HEARD MURRAY RUSSELL WOOLFOLK DIVERS HINCKLEY PECK ELLIOTT KATES REDLINGER H IHH IHI QH SWi BBESON DOYLE HILL SITTERSON WATKIN ALLIN COATES MC CADE PENDERGRAST THOMPSON BOONE DZIL ' DAN HOZIER SLATON WEEKS ATWOOD CRARY MC MASTER REIN BOLD WALKER CARL ' TIIERS FORD HYDE ULSAKER WILLIAMS BALLARD FIELD MARKS SHIP WILDER CHARDONNKAU FRITZ LUMPKIN WACHENDORF WOOD BARNES FISHBURNB MORAN SHORT WOOD COLEMAN llALPEN MILES WADDELL WRIGHT BORTELL GEIGER MURPHY SPILMAN YEILDINO COOPERHOUSE HANLEY POLCARI BRADEN GEORGE NICKODBM TERREL COSTAIN HESSELnACIlER ROBIIINS CAGE JOSBPHSON PASCIAK I ' a lieu. AILbO CERAR FLOR LAHM ROSE BERRA DAVIS GRACEY MARTINEZ PEZDA ALPARO CLAGETT CRUZ Y ROXAS LAMBERT RUSSELL BOLEFAHR DILWORTH HAUBLL MASTER RETZBR BART COCKRBLL FORD LEONARD SIMPSON BRANDON DYSON HOTT ENROTH NORWOOD ROBCKIR BELL COCKRILL HAYS MARSHALL URRUTIA BUCKLEY ETrLESEN lULIUCCI OMANS n ' EADMAN BBNITBZ CUMPSTON HOLDREGE MIZELL WISE BURKE FERGUSON JAYNES O NEAL WOODWARD BUCHANAN ELLIS HOWE MOREY WYMAN CLARK FINNEY JOHNSON BUCK 1 ' I ■ ■ I " PARKER ■ ' ' ITRHY LADD BROWN CHAT FIELD CLARK CLEMENTSON CORLEY CROWLEY DAVIES FOSTER HEWITT HOUSE JOSENDALE KENNEDY KING LEWIS MC LELLAN M.4 IN A RAGL RAYt RICE RUSSELL SEIFERT SHORT SHUTRU STEIN M T I MOTH WALLER YOUNG BAKER BELL BLAH A BLISSENBACH CAVINESS CLAGETT CLAPP COLL ADA Y CONNOLLY DAMF GARVIN GATES GRIECO HARRELL HENNESSEE KRUEGER LAUER LUKENS MART ELL OFFLEY ORME PEDLEY RAY ROWLAND SMITH STANDISH TATE TERRY WINKELMEYER BEERS FERGUSSON MC ADAM ROBERTS STEVENS ALLEN DILLON BERMAN GALLOWAV NEWMAN SHORT TUCKER ANDERSON FISKEN BURRIS GARLAND PALFREY SMITH VOEGELI BAKER HAMERL CARPENTER HELMSTETTER PATCH SNOW WHITE BRINGHAM HARMEL CRAIG HENTON PLOTT STAPLETON WILLIAMS BYRNE HENNES CUTLER EVANS HYDE KOZI.OWSKI RWVLS STEPHENS YCIUNG conn HINKLE HOWELL KRAFT MAY MICHEL MORGAN MURPHY REW RIENZI SCO FIELD SCOTT SCULLEN SHEFFEY SMITH TABB TARVER THOMPSON WATSON ANDtRSON I.OS1ELLO LANt icon VAN DUYN ARMSTRONG DEMP-.EY HAMBLEN MAC MULI.IN BONHAM COURTNEY MESEREAU STAHLE WEBER DADEN DIXON HATCH MOORE DOW LEV CRISS MICHAEL STUART WHEELER BERENZWEIO EDWARDS KELLOC .G MURRAY DROWN CUTLER NETHERWOOn TAYLOR WHITLOW BERTRAM FBNILl KING PAGE BL ' RDETT ECKERT RAAEN TOBEY WILLCOX BESTERVELl GOLDENTHAL KITCH PAVICK BUTLER FREEMAN- RAULIX TOMLINSONT WILSON BISHOP GRIPPEN LEWIS PETERMAN CAMM GATEWOOD ROBERTS TRINTER ZECHFR CRAIN HAIN LOWE SHELEY CARMACK HARDY DAV IS SKAOGS n-euER TALLANT WILKL WIRT U L V ' a BARBER ELLIS LINDELL PIETSCH SMITH ALFANO EBERLE HOOD LEDBETTER RICCIO BEHN FIANDER LINTON PRATT STEPHENS ANTONIOLI ELLIS HOVDE LOWRY RITA BEIGHTLER FRABOTTA MAC VEIGH PRITCHETT SYKES BATSON FREER HUDDLESTON MC GREGOR RUSSELL BRICE GLASGOW MC GOUGH RUYFFELAERE THOMPSON SEVAN GUTHRIE HYNES MEASE STABLER BURLIN HARDEBECK MAERTENS SCHOFIELD WEHRLE BOWLIN HARRINGTON KANE NYGARD STEVENS BUTCHER HARDY MAY SH AW WHEELER COOK HEALY KIRBY PEDEN WALKER DANNACHER HILLMAN MULDROW SHORTALL ZETTEL DAKIN HELTZEL LAMBERT PORTER WILSON DULANEY HINE DE GRUCHY HERRINGTON A LEVER AS BARGER BRITTINGHAM BROOK BROWN CANELLA DEEKLE GRACE KERR NEALE ARMSTRONG COOK JARRELL MAZUR SELLERS DOYLE GREENBERG KREML NICKEL BENNER DAYE KELLEHER MOORE SETTLE EBREY GRIMM LOVETT POWELL BENSON FAUST KIRK NORRIS SMITH, I EDWARDS HACKLER LUTHER REYNOLDS BLAKE FEATHERSTON KOLB PRIOR SMITH, h FISS HUNTLEY MC NAMARA SMITH BLUE FRANKOSKY LACY REYNOLDS SUOR FITZPATRICK JAMES MARSTON TALIAFERRO BRADY FRITZ MC DERMOTT ROBERTS WILSON FLANAGAN KEMP MEYER TRUEX BURR HAHN MC GOWAN SANDERS ZUBON GEE CADWALLADER HEGENBERGER -i . ' ' !»i; BALHKACH BAER BARNES BIX BY BLANtllETT BRO .H CHANGAXIS CURTIS UAVhNI Rr ELLIOTT PISHEL HALL HBNSEL HOLT HUNT JONES. J. J. NAZiCARU PORTER PRINCE RADER REDH ROBINSON SAARI SAUNDERS SCOTT SMITH SPANN THOMAS TOTH WARDELL ANDREPONT BULLARD BUSH CAREY DONALDSON DOVER DWORAK PAUTT PISHER GORMAN HARRIS HOCKER JACKSON JORDAN KURTZ LACY LENFEST LITTLE MARSHALL MARTIN MBLTZER NORRIS PARKER RAMSEY RIPPIN ROSS SMITH STOLL STROH TAYLOR TURNER WATERS WEART WINK WOOD BENNETT BERRY ' , BUBLL , CATLIN LHBRBAK iLEMENSON tOBB noRAN EVANS FIELD nSHER GADD GRiess HAMILTON HARDING HENRY HOYT HUME JAMES KARRICK KNOWLTON LAPPIN MAY MILLS MOORE RICHARDS SANDERS SHULTZ TALBOTT TRESVILLE UPCHURCH WARDROP WATERS WATSON WII-SON BENEDICT BIELECKI CARBERRY CHAMBLISS CON MY COSOROVE CROONQUISl CUTLER DOLBY GEAN GRIFFIN HATCH HEHN HOFMASN KYLE LARNED LUNDBERG MC KINNEY MINCKLER MOSES NETT NEUMANN PITTS ROACH SEEGERS SEITH SHAFFER STARNES STEWART TUCKFR WALKER WALLING WATSON WHEELOCK YOUNT f. L % ■ vi. ' I ' :: 4 ' 5- " ' k ABEL DAVENPORT HUGHES NEILL SAUL ARNOLD CASSIDAY HOG AN MC DOWELL RUSSELL B ENSON DAVIS, 1- M- HYMAN NEWMAN SCHROEDER BEACH CLEARY HOLDERNESS MANNING SENIOR BOSCH DAVIS, L. LEE O CONNOR SHIPSTEAD BECK COBURN HUMMELL MILLER SIMANEK BOWER DEROUIN MC ADAM OLDS SMITH, F. B. BORESKE COLE JONES NEWTON SMITH BUCHER GAIGNAT MC CORD PROCTOR SMITH, J. W. BRAKE COLLINS KIDDER PINNELL SOLER CALLAN GARRETT MC KINLEY RANDALL SURKAMP BRANDT CONWAY KILPATRICK POWELL STEINBRINO CANTLAY HAG EN MADISON RAYL WATSON BRICE CURTIN LEARY PRICE TAYLOR CARSON HEAVEY MILLER REED WILKINSON BUCKLEY DARDEN LEWIS RITCHIE TOMPKINS COLLINS HEDERSTROM MOE RHEA WOODSON BUZALSKI DARGUE LOCKWOOD ROOS VAN AUKEN DALTON HENDRICKSON MUNCH RUMPF WRIGHT CAMPBELL HANISH MC CANNA t i AARON ALDRICH BALL BARKER BLACK BOYLE BRADY BURR DE i MP ELLIS GIFFIN GINGRICH GRAZIANO H.ARROLD HOFFMAN JOHNSON KENGLE KNOWLES MAGATHAT MITCHELL NEUER OLMSTEAD ORPHAN RICHARE ROONEY SCHATZ SEMBACh SPIECE STREET SWANK TEAGUE TYRALA UMLAUF WATKINS WEYRICK WILHELM WOOD YOUNG, C. YOUNG, R. E. BOATNER BURNETTE BURROWS CHASE COKUSIS CORNELL COVER CRUMP CUL .INA URCURU, E. H. CURCURU, L. DEAKIN DUDLEY HANNA HOFFMANN HOLMES HOUSER HUDSON JACKSON JOHNSON JONES KEIFER LACOUTURE LANGSTAFF LAUDANI LLOYD MOORE MORTLAND NESSELBUSH PASHO PHELPS PURCELL ROSE SHABER SMITH STEWART TELLER THOMAS, J. R! THOMAS, L. C TUCKER TURNER WILKINSON 2UPPANN f " . BALL BANDY Bl BBY BRANN ' ON BROWN BROWNING BL ' KOWSKl LAIN CHANDLER HILSMAN MVRTETLS SAWYER BARRETT CRISPEN GILLES «AC MULLI COCHRAN HINDS NAYLOR SHERRILL BICK DANPORTH HALLENBECK «C CASE CONARTY HOL ' GH NEILSON STEELE BLOUNT DAVIS HEAD «C QUADS COUGHLAN KEENAN NELSON STOCKTON BOYLE DEAL HUAU MALONB CRAGG KULLMAN NEWMAN SWEAT BROOKS DEATH ERAGE ILETO MILMORE DE BROCKE LATSON PLETT WHITAKER CHAUFTY DETWILER INGHAM MUNRO EDGMON LOTHROP RBEDER WILL COLE DYLA JONES MURPHY FREDERICKS LOUGHMAN REINHALTER YEILDING COLLISTER POULK KALINSKI o ' hare GRICE MANOAN RENTH YORK CONARD FRISBIE KEBFER OLIVER HARPER METTS RICHARDS CREED FULLER KEN YON ROE SCHRAEDER SCHRAMM SCOTT SMITH STICKNtV TALBOT THOMPSON WELCH WERNER rAMS U L V ! ATKINSON DURANTE INOWERSEN NASH SMITH BARICKMAN CULLEN HURLEY PENCE SPAHR BALDWIN EARHART JONES, F. W. OSWALD SONSTELIE BLANK DENMAN HUTCHINGS PUGH SPALDING BARNES EASLEY JONES, R. K. PARFITT SPARHAWK BOLLING Dl FRANK IRELAND REITMANN SULLIVAN BECKETT FITZ-OERA LD LYNN PARHAM STASZAK BREW ELGIN KOCH RICHARD SWISSHELM BERRY FORE MC CABE PARKS STODDARD BROWN FARNE MC CLURE RICHMOND TANNLER BOUKAMP FREED MC GEE PEHRSON WALLER BUYERS FARRELL MC HUGH RIDLEHOOVER WELSH BRIERTY GREENE MC NIEL SCOTT WIENER CAPP FREAR MARTIN ROGERS WHITAKER CHAMBERLAIN HEINTZELMAK MAUGHA SHELTON WILLIAMS CHILDS GORDY MURPHY SCHWARTZ WILSON CLARK HEMSLEY MORGAN SHIELY YEUELL COCROFT HAMMEL ORR SEIB WINFIELD DAVIS HUTCHIN CULBERTSON HARRIS PACE SHAEFER ALMOND DIRKES HOMMEL MORRIS SMITH, K. B. AVERY ELLIOTT HILL PHILPOTT SULLIVAN BETTS DIXON HUDSON NOVAK SMITH, L. B. BECKETT ESPAILLAT HULL POTTER TEETOR BOND DOUPE IVAN PAVY SNAVELY BELL EVERS IRONS RAWLINGS TUCKER BORUSKI DRING JACKSON PHILLIPS SPIETH BLATT GLASGOW JENKINS RELLER VAN SCHOI BREITENBACH DWAN JALBERT PIEBES SUSANK BOWLEY GLENDENING LUTZ ROMANEK WADE BRIER EASTMAN JAMAR PIGG VEACH BRILL GRADY MARIS ROSNESS WESTFALL CABANISS EDRINOTON JOHNSON POWELL WEBSTER BURDETT GULLION MATHE RUNDELL WET HE CARTER FLETCHER JOHNSTON PUCKETT WICKHAM CALNAN HARDY NORMAN SILVESTER WICKERT CLOUDMAN FOISEY JONES RYAN WILSON COURSEY HAYES PARKER SIMPSON WINN COFFMAN HANCOCK MIKEWORTH SHORT W-OLF EARNEST HERSBERGER PEAK SNYDER iirmml ; li MiiniWiivTiuTil: r«Si jrfJHT! Attjt. t OBERT EDWARD LEE Warrior, gentleman, coUege president; he did the impossible, breaking the endless waves of blue upon his thin grey lines and i h Hng them back, bloody, broken, from a thousand battlefields. His nation feU and is a fading memory; he Uves on, an ideal and a symbol. Brilliant officer, perfect gentleman; superb in victory, magnificent in defeat— Lee. i ?wp ' ' ?t SH.- ikiNU ;- 5i £ . : :J: Every story must begin at the beginning; for the Class of 1941 the beginning was JLiIv 1, 1937 That morning we were five hundred and forty-eight more or less cal- low youths, gathered from all the states and possessions, from farm, town, army post, and city, drawn together bv the suc- cinct command: " You will report to the Adjutant. United States Militarv Acade- mv. West Point, X. Y., not later than noon Julv 1, 1937. ' " That night found us " New Cadets, " apprentices in the profession of arms and the service of the nation. More than that, it found us already cognizant of the fact that we were members of a class, that the word " class " and " class- mate " at West Point had a new meaning, a clearer and closer significance than thev had possessed in previous schooling. And 335 j : . :. Wi on that first Jav wc haJ learned another clear lesson. We srrippeJ olF our coats and ties, rolled up trousers, dropped and re- trieved our suitcases manv times, moved our chins and shoulders hack, and m the confusion of doing so we learned the funda- mental lesson m the schooling of the soJdier, prompt and unquestioning obedi- ence. From confusion we learned as well the meaning of rapid action. We began to run: we ran to the first sergeant, we ran to one r(K)m and then to another, we ran to an alleged barber shop to be trimmed, we ran to the cadet store times unnumbered. West Point seemed to have been visited with the true spirit of the prophet (Daniel, " Many shall run to ,ind (i-o. .md knowl- edge shall be incre.ised 337 Ci ' - ' Aw i . . .- ' .■ • 1.. ' ■ . ' ri For four weeks we ran and we learned. Drill, calisrlienics, weapons, marksman- ship, i uard instruction, and athletics were our dailv lot. We learned how to conduct ourselves in the mess hall and how- to hack a roast. We memon ed our Plehe Bibles or wished that we had We learned a new language. West Point slang. At last came Presentation Parade, and we were " Mister " instead of " New Cadet. " Beast Barracks over, we felt as veteran as Caesar ' s tricirii. But it was t)nl - the be- ginning. The end of July introduced us to summer camp, yearling bucks, and the more re- fined forms of " correction. " We began to put into practice the theorv we had learned in Beast Barracks; we rolled packs and pitched tents, fired the Springfield and 339 ri asccnc ' cd the hills on scouting and patrol- ling expeditions. We honed the ' Hiingry Squad, " and always got the first relief. Ve learncd that tents require more sweeping and dusting than rooms, and that daily parades can be a ghastly ordeal. We re- laxed at swimming, and we mastered the fundamentals of those stalwart traditions of the Academy, the ■ ' Grapevme " and the ■ ' Twinkle. " The hottest day of the sum- mer brought a practice march to Round Pond and taught us that one canteen of water is worth its weight in gold. With the end of camp came the Plcbe hike, dis- tinguished as the last Plebe hike in the present history of the Academy. We madc the longest day ' s march on record, and we were the last class to carry full packs. 341 ..J ri With September canie our introduction to the ac.Kleniic system at West Point, vastly different from hii h school or col- lege. Algebra and solid geometry, French and English did not seem too formidable a curriculum, vet each Saturday showed manv of us deficient. Academic travail had Its compensation, however; football games and trips were welcome diversions, W ' c nearly bear Notre Dame, and we thorough- y sank the X.ivw December brought the Cieiieral W ritten Reviews and the long awaited Plebe Christmas. With the upper classes gone, the Academy was ours, and we made the most of it. Who will ever forget those first trips to the Boodler ' s, to Cullum, the Ice Carnival and the Plebe Snu)ker Above I, that most unu]ue of .ill experiences. 343 ' ■. w w New Year ' s Eve at West Poinr: " Long Corps for 1938! " January 14rh hrou hr die saddest day of our class history, the first Foundation Da v. Many left us, t ' ood friends and t, ' ood class- mates, hut we knew that the incxorahle standard iiiust he met. [ ' ehriiarv surveying came, to our sorrows, hut w ithal came 100 Days, our spirits rose with the rising sun. Spring was soon ni the an-, and spring huck- up was in the area. We ree]uisitioned |etoil, started again to change cu fs everv dav, and prepared to stick it out to the hitter end. June Week took us hack to sunnncr camp, endless parades, ceaseless shining, inter- nnn.ihle hracing lUit all tra ail must ha e an end, and (iraduation Parade hrought the sweetest end of all. Recognition ' 345 Yearlings at last! And summer to enjoy it ! ' Delatield and Flirtation beckoned; golf and tennis were to be played, the Boodlers and Cullum to be frequented. But all was not plav; the mornings we spent soldiering, studying and hring practically all the infantry weapons — and all became less of a mystery. In the heat of the riding hall we met the horse; at Michie we laid communication nets: " Surprise calling Sunbeam . . . . " 346 The lirsr class went ro Georgia aiul.w hen tor the lirst time vc saw our classmates take com- mand, we reali ed sikKlenlv how nuicii one vcar had taught. We can all still remember the supreme thrill oi that p-rade when oiu " classmates were, for the hrst time, the senior men present. The rest ot summer camp swirled hv, it was the best summer we had ever spent any- where, anvnme . . . ■ 49 Came Scprcinbcr, and the academ ic maze. French anJ English were familiar, historv anJ drawing were tedious; while physics and calculus proved as ever to he the bugaboos in the lives of some of us. We read thousands of pages, and started laying plans for eyeglasses; wc climbed millions ot steps and longed for The Day! Football games passed, and we looked toward our first Christmas leave . . . 351 Christmas fleeted by; straining at the leash, we started on the last lap toward furlough. The Barn Dance- and all the winter sports helped break the stretch of Demon Gloom; Stevens Cx)llci;e provided a monieiuarv diversion. As days lengthened and the creeping time shortened, we bought clothes, studied less, bayed at the moon. At last came school ' s end, June Week, Gradu.irion in the I leld House, and. Imallv, " Furloui h class. Dismissed ' " 353 B Furlough, the golden dream of two long in- terminable years, was all that we had anticipated. In many ways we spent the treasure of seventy- seven kaleidoscopic days of freedom. Some went abroad; others elected to go down to the sea in the ships of the Navy, and joined the midship- man ' s cruise. But most of us chose to see America hrst; hitch-hiking with the Air Corps was the favorite method. Our money spent, we went home, to ex- O.A.O. ' s married, ex-companions now responsible breadwinners. The world had not stood still during our absence. 354 Cv t : 5 ! ■-•v 0! . r. " . dt ■ii: . - v. ■ » A » i« « " ill .li:l A» Ty " " ■ 8a» ;.f-.cw- ) v« ;3 • ' V i t. M i,». ' 5 . SVN ii B.3 UcVjoV Inexorably the end drew near; two days before the end found us at the Astor for the Furlough hop. August twenty-eighth the Cows came home, long-haired, short-tempered; many snared and all deluded. We groaned, compared notes, looked at the two stripes on our coats, and realized that the last half was coming up. We plunged again into the academic swim-in a maze of F = MA, laws of multiple proportions, and Spanish irregular verbs, furlough soon became just a lovely memory. In a disappointing football season we learned that de- feat is not gauged by the scoreboard, that a 356 hghting team or a fighting army is never licked so long as it keeps trying. World War II had its repercussions in the insulated confines of " Usmay College. " There began those rumors of an early graduation for the First Class that were to persist throughout our first class year as well. Christmas Leave behind us, we settled into the enervating routine of second class winter. The superiority of Juice over Chem was not sufficient to render the Gloom Period anything but in- tensely gloomy. As the days lengthened and the number of days diminished, our travails were in- 358 v 8tt«» : creased by the rising spirits of the Yearlings and the First Chiss. " Yeah Furlo " became the cry again; with determined nonchalance we mut- tered " Snare and delusion, " and endured the jibes concerning the number of days until the " Camp Clinton Trip. " March gave us an unprecedented Long Week-End; Spring was not far behind. April and May came and went with a rush of writs, and on the fourth of June we happily packed our slipsticks, sold our Hudson ' s Manuals, and marched to Summer Camp. 360 June Wcclv ' s end brought our second Recognition; at last wc were First Classmen, demigods of the Academy. A busy summer beckoned; there were trips to be made, week-ends to be taken, and, most important of all, we had the task of accustoming ourselves to the responsibilities that accompany the 36 privileges of rank. With three stripes and chevrons came the ,ob ot managing the Corps. The first highlight of the summer was the Air Corps trip; one-third of the class at a time, we took off from Stewart Field in Douglas transports for the iniafia? ' " ? lirst Ic s, ' of rho- joiirncv. At Langlcy vc saw rhc G.H.O. Air Force in action at bombing and gunncrv practice, wc took over rlu eoiirrols of a Flying Fortress, and we enioved true southern hospitalitv at W ' lllianisburg and Virginia Beach. The next leg took us to Dayton and Wright Field, home of the Ma- 36 ' 366 tend Division, where wc cn,oyed a glimpse of the experimental and research laboratories. Home again two days later, many of tis were convinced that wings were what we wanted ! The Field Artillery took us into the frigid wilds of Pennsylvania ' s Pocono Ft X ± ' - ' " ■ " •■ ■ ' ' 1 ' Mountains. Long hours with the linng battery and at the observation post initiated us into the artillery nian ' s art. and the nights introduced to Shim- bo ' s Tavern and the Tob hanna Shullle. " Back at the Academv m July, we spent i)ur week of field soldiering with the 367 Cavalry. Daily and nocturnal marches and skirmishes gave us a rolling gait and tough derriers; playing handmaiden to a horse taught us why troopers acquire vitriolic vocabularies. July also gave us our hrst experience with that aggregation of the intelligentsia, the Corps of Engineers. Stringing barbed 368 jiv trooper wire, coring beams and girders, and laying ponton bridges led us ro rhe opinion char the prime requisite of an engineer is a strong back rather than cxtraordinarv acumen. Our last trip ot the summer tooL us to Fort HanceKk to lire sea-coast and 369 ,nn-a,rcraft ordnance of the Coast Art.llery. Through daylight and n.ght wc hred at towed water targets, sleeve aircraft targets, and churned the waters of Sandy Hook with mine explosions. For recreation we swam and fished visited Asbury Park, and en,oyed picnics at the officer ' s beach club. 370 T ' m. An cxcursi„n ro the Si-n.il Corps School ..r Ion Monniomh proviJcd a swell kuKlIc h ht as ucll as iiKivascd respect lor t he (oninuinicacions Personnel. The end ot the summer hrou. hr us (amp llhimniation, the annual ma- noeuver, and the -rear dav when we were presented with our class rnit, ' s. 571 Labor Day week-end rang down summer ' s curtain, and we began our last year of battling on Tenth Avenue. A maze of subjects they were bookkeep.ng, law, government, engnieering, military history, and ordnance; the courses and sub-courses kept us busy while proving to be the most interesting ot all 372 :ajnO« ' . coufs ' - oiir .iculcniic tiMv.iils. Moreover, we touiul ili.ic .is lirst-classiiicn vc were MranteJ a tar eate• degree of academic recognition; reasoned (and reason- able i opinions we were free ro express and discuss without fear of profes- sional resrr.mu. Nor were practical lessons wanting, many portions of cvcrv 373 subicct were desl mcd to be of immediate tise and bcneht to us. The passa e of the Selective Service Act and the consequent rapid expansion of the armvVeneux-d the possibility of an earlv graduation. November found us purchasing uniforms and equipment and commencing the study of com- 374 rcJvofco pany administration; ux- were prcpanni; for a premature Jehiir as hewildercJ new )unior officers. Our brother class at the Naval Academy was to graduate in February, and no one could presage how suddenly the national defense might become an actuaiitv rather than simply a precautionary establishment. 375 i As we entered the new year, the uncertauny persisted. When mstructors were ordered awav for duty with the new levy en nursse, twenty of our chrss- mates were selected to hll the academic breech. We hardly noticed the gloom period; March brought Hundredth Night and the last sun ' s ascension before instru " " ' 1 before wc were aware rhar the Javs had kconic so tew. April (IcJ , Mav |■.rl)Ll ht academics ' end, and ■ ' Our June Week " arrived. The old, familiar scene was rcenacted, we, the princip.il actors. The course was run and won; we of the Class ot Nineteen Hundred Forcy-One proudly tool our place in the Loni; Gray Line. 377 h if - ' ;-•■• ' , V,.--s-V I EOEGE WASHINGTON (JOETHALS Soldier, ditch-digger, gorem r, he dug a ditch, and they called it the Pafiama Canal. He wrote a page of history; wrote k m the sweat of labor; wrote k in the watet. of die rivers he tamed; wrote it in the hrine of the seas he joined. Soldier, ditch-digger, governor; master of machines, master of men— Goethals. -V " V THE FIELDS OF FRIEN_ •TRIFE ARE SOWN THOSE SEE THAT, ON OTHER DAYS, ON OTHER FIELDS WILL BEAR THE FRUITS OF VICTORY. i tttctiumii mm h HINKLE GRYGIEL MOORE, G. B. STILLSON MC CAFFRE ' REINBOLD WEIDNER FRAWLEY SEITH HENNESSV HENNESSEE ROY MITCHELL EVANS, R. R WHITE, E. J, MUZYK IRWIN SEIP MAUPIN AVERY THOMPSON, C. MICHEL GILBERT GILLIS STABLE ' ' ■ 4. . V «i5Uv, . 1 Bright autumn Saturdays — air brisk and invigorating — falling rainbow leaves matched by the vivid hues of enthusiastic crowds — twenty-two stalwarts striving mightily up and down the carpet-like turf in search of elusive sixes and sevens — Football! — West Point ' s sons in black and gold valiantly lighting to uphold the half-centurv old tradition of Armv Supremacy — aiming to equal the almost legendary feats of Michie, Oliphant, Cagle, Buckler, Meyer — sometimes succeeding — always trying, always battling to the final whistle for the fun of the good fight and the glory of our Alma Mater. 386 I rtat bif, ant for iht Arm) ' . 387 FOOTBALL 1940 Rear Rotv: Wilson, Mfsereau, Hennessy, Hatch, O ' Brien, White, R., MtKiNNhY, Rienzi Fifr } Row: Frakes, Jordan, Gerace, Harris, Edwards, Fenili, Tate, Michel Fourth Row: J ARREL, Roberts, Hanst, Seith, Mills, Berry, Farrel, Hennessee Thmi Row: Seip, Hutson, Power. Murphy, Muzyk, White, L., Clay, Maupin, Thompson, Evans Second Row: luLiucci, Buckner, Frawley, Grygiel, Weidner, Kelleher, Bolton, Thompson V rout Row: Lutrzykowski, Due, Greene, Gillis (C- p w), James, Mazur, Waddell 11 SEASON SUMMARY FOOTBALL Arwy 20 Williams Cornell 6 Harvard Lafayltte Notre Dame 9 Brown Pennsylvania 19 Princeton Navy OppoiK nts Oct. 5 ...19 Oct. 12 45 Oct. 19 6 Oct. 26 19 Nov. 2 7 Nov. 9 13 Nov. 16 48 Nov. 23 26 Nov. 30 14 .,•«?• With the sky the limit and ,i;reat hopes of reaching i Army ' s footballers JonneJ their golden helmets on Se] temher 1 and set to work. The end ot a month of bruisir practice found them still spirited and eager to dispir Michie ' s verdant turf against a major opponent, so win the high confidence gained from two pre-season victoria in controlled scrimmages, the team and the Corps look ' l forward with relish to their first encounter. 388 The brighr afternoon of Ocrober 5 hrout hr ro West Point, W illi.mis ' I ' luple stalwarts, however, and this pronusnig Arinv team was hard put to eke out a 20 to .r] I 19 victory. ()n! - the brilliance of johnnv Hatch ' s pass- ing arm and the sensational receiving of Seip and Grvgiel I saved the day. On October 12 the coaches came up with a juggled roster to fling at the redoubtable ramparts of Cornell, unbeaten in fourteen games. Sixtv long, bitter- ly-fought, but fruitless minutes of plav left the score 45 to in favor of the Big Red steamroller, according that machine the name of having administered the worst de- feat ever to befall the -Armv Mule. Still undaunted, the squad entrained for Cambridge, determined to show John Harvard how footb.ill should be played. And that the - did, m spite of the impression Cjpt,itfi-clei-t Murphy J RRtLL « Quick Kick given hv the 6 to 6 hnal score. Undoubtedly the high point of excitement was Hank Mazur ' s spectacuhir, breathtaking dash for tortv vards and tlie touchdt:) vn which, until the closing seconds, promised to be the de- cisive factor in a Kaydet conquest. Back to Michie Stadium the next weekend, our gentlemen of the grid- iron faced in Lafayette another formidable adversary, and again they failed to fathom the enemy ' s attack, aerial this time, as evidenced by the ending totals, 19 to 0. • ' iln the echoing vastnesses of Yankee Stadium on No- vember 2 came what was truly the season ' s climax. Be- 390 twiWBWXjtpa wpx Scort Mazur, Afirtr, WniDNiiR fore cighrv tliousaiul partisans, Notre Daiiie, hailed hv experts as the greatest football team in a decade, was forced to call on all its Irisli luck to vanquish an alleged- l ' woefulU Ulterior West I ' oim eleven, 7 to 0. Widely oiitplaved m all departiiieiiis. as witnessed hv the statis- tical litteen to tour lirst downs to the C.adets ' tavor. South Bend ' s ct)ntingent was never once able to cross niidticld under its own power. The break ot the game, however, went to the Irish, when Steve ju wik he.irtbreakinglv nullilied Armv ' s tiery eliorts bv his eight -four vard touchdown run after an interception late in the first period. Still, no one who sat in ' ankce Stadium that blusterv dav will ever forget the spectacle oi those eleven fl; 3 : ' .3 ' lifl t struggling men supcrblv bringing again to life the old tradition of Armv tight. After this stirring battle, the remainder of the schedule passed in anticlimactic fashion. Losses to Brown, Penn- m :3i mmmt msim svlvania, ;uk1 Princeton were significant only to note rh.ir the hc.inng b Peiin, 48 to 0, broke once more the .ilreaJv sliatrered record ot being tlie worst defeat ever sulfercd bv an Ariiiv aggregation. Down in l.ir land dining tlie entire season the N ' ava Acadeniv had been en|oving unnsual success, and tins was heightened h the tact that, on November 30, even the hard-liitting phiv ot Giiiis, W ' eidner, and Harris in particLihir could not prevent the Middies ' victory, 14 to 0. Thus ended what the archives will call perhaps the least successful series of games ever plaved bv the Mili- tarv Academv one win in nine ct)ntests but to the ok Arniv Rabble, the light ' s alwavs the thing. Let s have the bell for the next round! J 1 w T ' r Kcar: Cochran, Pitts, Ryder 4rh Row: Hoge, Kraft, Durr, Franklin, May, Allen }nJ Row: Hvnes, Schofield, Buell, Michael, Benedict, V ' lcek, Cobb, Wilson 2iii Row: Harrell, Hatch, Talia- ferro, Fitzpatrick,Spann,Corley, Smith, Ulsaker, Johnson Front: Schaffer, Stahle, Ball, ' on ScHRiLTZ, Adams, Chapman, Ha LPiN, Hays, Stephens SIJUAI) ! For two years rhis stalwart rabble has lost but one game on their schedule, in addition to handling the " A " squad tough opposition daily. Standouts on the razzle-dazzle, lateral-crazv backheld this year were Polk, Stephens, and Corlev, while the line that caused adversaries trouble con- sisted of Harrell, Schotield, Cochran, Chapman, Gerace, and Taliaferro. Throughout the season fun and football combined in " B " squad to give both plavers and fans en|ovable, if unpredictable, afternoons. rl SQUAD 6 Row: Hagan, Wade, Surkamp, Wilkinson, ' an Schoick, Hyman, McCoRD, Wethe. Steinbring, No- AK 4ff) Roir: Blatt, Collins. Lee, Olds, Ro.iANEK, Carson, Smith, Simpson. Teetor 3rJ Row: Hughes, Paw, Webster, Earhart, Rhea, Swisshelm, Hur- ley, Watkins, Craigg, Sylvester 2fiJ Row: McDowell, Hederstrom, Hogan, Greene, Sawy ' er, Davis, CuLBERTSON, PuGH, CrA rr Row: Fore, Frisdee, Gillis, FiEBES, West BROOK, Ireland, RooNbY, Wilson. Perkins, Parfitt IJOBSOS Ul " = ne jimc oa tie lopposiiiouMi lis year wrcf: saticsttooKc. ce, and Talu:; " " B " squau; - noons. f t - Vi , V A • Front Row: Guckeyson, Schilling, Borman, Murphy, Reingold (Captain ' ), White, E. j., Benson, Kemp, Rastetter Second Row: Mr. Lentz (Coach Tuttle (Manager), Rice, Ferguson, Hughes, Greene, L. V., Roach, KosTER, Larson, Hardy, Clark, Rebh, " Johnnie " .(rm wr). Captain Messinger (jOfficer-in-Charge) Third Row: Thompson, D., Cobb, J., Frakes, Moore,J.D., Anderson, Maffry,Mazur, Spann, Hovde Fourth Row: Courtney, Whitlow, Hanst, Deyo, Iulliucci BASKETBALL 1941 h SEASON SUMMARY Arm Opp« lelin Ann Oppo hiin 40 Harvard Jan 8 44 25 Columbia Feb. 5 33 27 Princfton Jan 11 31 32 Pittsburgh Feb. 8 39 28 Georgetown Jan 15 40 36 Wesleyan Feb. 12 30 30 Brown Jan 18 19 54 Williams Feb. 15 38 27 G. Washington Jan 22 31 44 West Virginia Feb. 19 37 21 Pennsylvania Jan 25 28 27 Penn State Feb. 22 31 36 ' IRGINIA Jan 29 40 53 Lafayette Feb. 26 31 42 Dartmouth Feb . 1 50 36 Navy Mar 1 48 Reinbold, CiJptain Having enjoyed a highlv successful first vear, Coach Lentz launched his drills with a host of inexperienced but hustling aspirants. With only two lettermen returning. Captain Reinbold and White, the squad seemed handicap- ped by lack of offensive material, height, and reserves. Un- daunted, Coach Lentz trained his cagers untiringly. Army started against Harvard in what proved to be one Mji. Lentz, Cotich .troK L:ttl, Ra s In Ckirgc: listless game characterized by poor shooting. A week later Virginia came up with a fine record, and, using its superior height, won, 40-36. Murphv and Kemp led the scoring with 10 and 12 points respectively. Seeking revenge for the upset administered to them last year, strong Dartmouth, captained by All-American Gus Broberg, rolled up a 28-14 398 u mi ut mvmm ' ' ' loini ' » « h.iU-tinic Ic.kI Rchh and RcinbolJ coiuiiuialh ' harassed Dartmouth ' s hall haiuilcrs hut coulJ not prc cnt them from i ainint a hard earned 50-42 decision. Then, in a slow game, Armv lost to (.olumhia 33-25. Pitt was next and althouL;h the linal score was 39-32 for the Panthers, Kemp and Reinbold kept . rm - ni the game all the wa ' with timelv baskets. On its second trip from home. West Point broke into the win column again by a 36-30 victory over ' esle an. The offense gained momentum, and with Mur- phv and Reinbold hring a barrage of bas- kets, the big team next ran up a record score tor the local court in subduing Williams 54-38. Continuing in form, Arm - tt)ok West Virginia, 44-37. The victory string was snapped, however, hv Penn State, second ranking team in the I:ast. which handed Armv its f )urth 31-27 de- teat. Superb defensive play bv Rastetter and White hindered the noted State of- fense, and Stringer Kemp hit the basket for 12 points. Seventeen men saw action in the Lafay- Nint Fat Up: IcJtk 399 ettc game when Army swamped its guests 53-31- " Midget " Rebh and Bill Guckeyson were the big guns in the Gray attack, accounting tor 23 points; but more impressive was the work of the reserves who are to shoulde r the burden for next year. Benson, Clark, and MafFry indicated that they are ready to play plenty of ball in 1942. Although the team ' s totals seem none too encouraging on the basis of wins and losses, 194rs season was highly suc- cessful in providing exciting and aggressive basketball. No team beat Army before the final gun sounded and, with good material on hand for next season. Captain-elect Ernie White and Coach Lentz should be able to turn those close ones mto Army victories. ( 400 (iiH- i Fairlamb, Thigpen, Swift, Frontzak, Eaton, Gillem, Mitchell, Mullet, Gallowav fficer-in-charge ' ), Hinlcle, Smith, Hines, Ferriil, Ftavvlev, Tate, Reincrt, England, Coach Touchstone McCartin, Easton, Sands, Murphy, Koster, McMillan, Kozlowski, Irwin Free (M r,), Charbonneau, Grygiel, Danforth, Maupin, King, Wynne. Tim. PEN, Ciipi, LACHOSSE 1940 SEASON SUMMARY Army OppiJiwnts 15 Dartmouth Apri 6. 1 2. . , Maryland Apri 17 . 6 9 . Harvard Apri 20.. . 2 4 Johns Hopkins Apri 27 11 19, ,. Colgate May 1. . 2 9. . . Penn State May 4. . . 5 10 , Rutgers May 11 3 6 Princeton May 15 . . 9 14 Cornell May 18. . . 9 13 Navy June 1 2 Mr. Touchstonf, Coach 402 From a meagre start of small interest, Lacrosse at the Academy has de- veloped until it now holds the position of a popular major sport. Coach Morris Touchstone deserves a great deal of credit for the interest which has grown up around the game of Lacrosse at West Point. Hard-working, and energetic; he has placed the .Vrniy Lacrosse Team in the ranks t)l the best teams in the country. At Baltimore City College and later as athletic di- rector at Maryland State Normal School he played a great deal on informal teams. It was on Johns Hopkins University field that he met Bill Shmeiscr, the greatest of all Lacrosse coaches, and in the friendship which followed the pair worked together on plays, technique, and training methods. In 1923 Coach Touchstone went to Yale as coach of Soccer and Lacrosse. He left there in 1928 to become coach of Lacrosse at West Point. The 1940 season began with a fair showing of experienced men on the team. In Fairlamb the coach was assured of having one of the best goalies in the country defending the Army net. N ' ery few men could boast that they had gotten around Frontczak and Swift, and with an excellent supporting group composed of Wcidner, Galloway, McCartan, and Frawley the defense was well rounded. Captain Eaton at center lived up to expectations and was the spark plug of the team. On the attack was the deceptive Gillem cooperating with Muller and Hines, assisted by a perfectly geared pair — Thigpen and Mitchell- and supported by such capable men as Tate, Wynne, and England, G.W. Starting late because of unfavorable weather and unable to work together as a team due to an unusual amount of sickness, the team seemed slow in RouNv, A1. wjfr i Jfj two Jefettfe mtn to otie. 403 starting and failed to show the results that had been expected in the pre- season games. By April 6th, however, a great many of the dilhcnlties had been ironed out and the team coasted to a 15 to 1 victory over Dartmouth. " Tom Galloway, a Yearling, was outstanding for the Army with four goals. " This sentence, quoted from the New York Times, is significant because It can be repeated for most of the other games throughout the season. The game with Maryland proved to be another story, however. Having lost only three men from its Conference Championship team of 1939 and with these gaps plugged up by capable men from the freshman team, Maryland ' s superior stick-handling and intelligent playing prove no match for the Army. The score: Maryland 6 — Army 2. But again Army bounced back and against a scrappy Harvard team, which the week before had held Navy to a 1-1 tie in the first half, scored a 9 to 2 victory. This gaire, coming only three davs after the Maryland contest, was plaved by a tired Army squad, but it as evident that they were not discouraged and that the spirit yvas still there. At Baltimore, before a wildly cheering crowd of 7000, Johns Hopkins was hnally able to break its Lacrosse famine with an 11 to 4 victory over Army. This game, their first win over Army in five years, was one of the roughest games of several seasons with " both swinging their sticks with more power than finesse. " A decisive win over Colgate by a score of 19 to 2 preceded an excellent game with Penn State. It was at this Penn State game that several shifts in position and some new combinations first showed up. A 9 to 5 w ' in over a hard-fighting team proved the vvisdom of the coach ' s changes. This re- organized Army team went on to defeat Rutgers by a 10 to 3 score before it was Itself set back by an excellent Princeton team. Plaved on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon amidst gorgeous surroundings, this game exhibited some of the finest Lacrosse of the season, Princeton finally overpowering Army to win 9 to 6. Nair ' i ball with Tali objtctiiif ijirr ti,i ball with Jifficyltiii. After an easy 14 to 9 victory over Cornell, Army settled down to two weeks ot hard prcjMration tor the Navy game. Remembering that they had bowed to Navy by a single tally in 1939, it was an inspired team that took the field against Navy on June 1st. The Army started hard and fast and, before the 405 i RelNirt c osn tit on tht Hiivy gottlte. Navv could even begin to settle down, was coasting along hchmd a large lead, Armv wmnmg 13 to 2. Fernll, Tate, Sands, Grygiel, and Frawley all played and did a man-sized )oh in keeping up the scoring. Thus, a very satis- fying Navy Game added its share towards making a very successful season; seven victories against three defeats. As for next year ' s prospects— they are excellent. How can a team lose with a Galloway, a Reinert, a Tate, or a Grygiel in its midst All of these will be there together with such dark horses as Charbonneau and King up from B squad and Minkler, Cobb, and Criss coming in from one of the best C squads of history. The schedule will be a characteristically tough one but the team will be extraordinarily hard to beat. Ch.,rh,„im.,„ 0,1 th hall. 4(Yl .ii I r f a » r a i . i " ' r- § I ' :: % ' • ' . • BASEBALL 1940 RbAK. Bcauan, FibhburiK, Gilbut, Boatwright, Polk, Ahern, Corley, ForJ, Bcira, Dzgicl trainer.. Next Row: Lr. Kron, {Officer-iii-c Mrge) Rosenhauni, Corbin, Studer, Atkinson, Clcar , Tarver, McGuire, Garland Next Row: (seated) Burke, Murphy, Clement, Linton, Esau, (Captain ) Kaspar, Knight, de Jonckheere, Coach French Next Row: Bat hovs SEASON SUMMARY i 7; OppijiH-im 5. . . Harvard April 5 , 4 5 - . Princeton April 6 4 8.. . Brown April 13 3 0 . . Lafayette April 24 4 3.. . Penn State April 27. . . 9 0. . Duke May 1. , .10 4 Yale May S 1 2, . .Notre Dame May 11 6 9. . .N. Y. U. May 15 . .10 7. . •Fordham May 18. .15 7.. . Wesley an May 22. , . 4 2.. .Navy June 1 . . 4 Polk, C,)pt.i Mr. French, to ich 408 vJ ' ! IW J » »; i»l i - l ' J Tarbox, M.iii.ie,ci At the outset i)f the 1940 seast)n the Armv team appeared to he cham- pionship material. Only a tew old favorites had been lost by graduation, and those had been replaced by promising players of the previous season ' s plcbe team. Ho ve er, despite a brilliant start, Army ' s team did nt)t tu lill on the diamond what it had promised on paper. Lack of batting power handicapped us on the scoring end, while lack of pitching ability was a detriment when the outfit was in the field. In an efTort to find a winning combination. Coach " Wally ' French shifted the lineup again and again but always without the desired results. The big .Army nine opened with the annual practice game with the New York Giants, a team whose rookies have each year handed the Gray a pre-season trouncing -and this time was no exception. On .April fifth the first regularly scheduled game was played, with the rabble defeating Harvard 5 to 4. Armv began the scoring when Garland and Kasper hit R -.V .-rrr. ' -r ' .J . ' .jna ' ft 409 safely in the 4th mning, Esau ' s long fly and Ford ' s grounder hnngmg them m. Harvard went ahead m the 3th, but Army ralhed in the 7th, bolstered bv the bnlhant hurling ot Eric de Jonckheere, who received credit for the final win. The following game Army duplicated its initial victory by taking one from Princeton 5 to 4. Tarver entered the game as a relief pucher m the 6th and allowed only one hit from then on, thus nchly deserving the win chalked up to his credit. Matching his per- Ail itnc 1 m, it- ! formance was Garland, who had an almost jierfect day at the plate by banging out three out of four hits. Broun came to our Hudson shores only to experience a defeat by Army ' s sluggers 8-3, dejonckheere again holding the batters at bav. His smash to deep left in the 6th sent Ahern home with the winning run. At the hands of Lafayette University, Army suffered its first defeat. In the next game Penn State soundly trounced the Black, Gold, and Grey to the tune of 9-3. Duke ' s team was also much too powerful for the rabble, which finished on the short end of the 10-0 tally. Only one Armv man got as far as third, but the highlight of the game was ours— a sparkling triple play by Gilbert and Esau. After the Georgetown game was cancelled due to rain, the Army team, led by Eric dejonckheere, went to New Haven to defeat Yale 4-1, with Charley Berra and " Judy " Garland sharing batting honors. The next week, however, our bad luck returned, and N. Y. U. beat us to the tunc of 10-9. Army ' s sad streak continued when, before a howling crowd of three thousand, Fordham fashioned 18 hits to defeat us 15-7. I Army ' s sole satisfaction in that fracas was knocking Fordham ' s starting j pitcher from the box. By a score of 7-4 over Wesleyan, Army once again ] broke into the win cokimn. It was the first victory in some time and brought forth a tremendous amount of support from the Corps. Following the raining-out of the Pittsburgh game came the saddest day ot the season: ' June 1, when Navv handed us a defeat, 4-2. Playing smooth and fast, tlic Middies took a game that the Cadets had long hoped to see a glorious victory. For next season the tlashmg nucleus of de Jonckheere, Polk, Gilbert, Ahern, Corbin, and Garland, will be supplemented by several recruits from the plebes, among whom Whitlow, Stable, and Mazur will be valuable, additions to the Army nine, a new Army nine which promises to carry on in the fine tradition of all the teams Coach French has produced. MoMWRKillT " ■ ' - .,, TEACK 1940 SEASON SUMMARY Army 96% Brown 95 Columbia 78 Maryland U. 74 Minnesota 79 FoRDHAM 59 , Navy Opponents Apr. 27 2914 May 4 39 May 11 48 May 18 52 May 28 47 June 1 67 The Greeks had a word for it, which unfortunately has missed our attention, but the spirit of competition and sportsmanship which thev instilled m their field events has been carefully guarded through the in- tervening centuries. There is a thrill now more than ever in watching a bronzed athlete portray the modern version of Hercules, the agilitv and quick nimbleness of Perseus, or the crushing power of an ancient Samson. As each season passes with new records established, the anci- ents seem a little less super-human, their records seem a little more credible and a little nearer our grasp. Track at West Point gained its major-sport rating only after the first f? f . . «f . ' rrf n sj ' » b v, 414 1st Row: Bolafor, Mafrey, Hutson, Offers, Stillson, Tidmarsh, Mullins, Avery, Ferrill 2nd Row: Light, Podutlay, Warren, Haessly, Davis, de Latour (Capt.), Moore, P. S., Ross, Norris, Willis, Reedy, Mi. Noval 3rd Row: White, Capt. Calhoun, Ba.xter, Short, Coates, Dickson, Brier, Moore, Niles, Gillis, Guckeyson, Evans, Dcffke 4th Row: Laney, McCaffery, Jackson, Hyde, Harrcll, Gernert, Myer s, McDanicI, Grav, Brown, Kraft 5th Row: Brown, C, Johnson, Russell, Jones, Scofield, Carney, Scullen, Hennessey, Burris, Ball, Clark " - y¥ J tt W m i W ' ovld War. Since then us calibre has gained by leaps and bounds, com- manding the respect and best eliorts of all its opponents. Year after year under the guidance of great coaches like our present Leo Nov ak, the Army track squad has rolled up a lustrous and enviable record to which the ' 40 team has added no meager bit. Five victories one defeat -are inter- mingled witii record shattering marks which hold promise of long stand- ing. Prior to the regular intercollegiate season several members of the squad gained greatly valuable cx[ierience at the I. C. i ; A. Championship meet in New York City. Only one, Ralph Ross of pole vault fame, returned home with success in his eyes, but each man gained the experience of competing with experts, thereby learning how to perfect his own form and timing — those vital factors in any athletic contest. With the crack of the lirst pistol in the scheduled meets the Army team shook ofTits winter ' s cloak of inactivitv and proceeded to beat a succession of highl V rated teams, one after the other. The decisive victory over Brown University v96 ' ' 4-29 ' 4)vvas augmented by the eminently successful partici- pation of Ross and Guckeyson in the Pcnn Relays on the same dav. Ross again displayed his ability to soar high into the heavens with the aid of a mere pole while Guckeyson carried away the honors in the javelin throw with but one try. . fter trouncing Columbia (95-39) on home ground, the squad then ran into its first upsetting competition in the long distance runners from Maryland University. The Army team, however, more than made up for its lack of a Pheidippides by winning in the sprints and held events, and thus adding Maryland to its string of victims to the tune of 78-48. The elforts of Bill Gillis trained . BMSTRO.Nt,. MjiIJ Sip Jttj Tuck III thi hifj hurjlts de Latour ' uay our in Front him first place in both the 120 high and 220 low hurdles to set a new track record in the latter. In rapid succession followed the Army vic- tories over Minnesota and Fordham with Bliss Moore runnini; his best mile (4:21.5) in the Minnesota meet to ofisct the earlier triumphs of Maryland. Thus the field was swept clear with but one foe left to face Down on the Scscrn the two closelv matched teams, Armv and Navv, struggled determinedly to eke out a victory in the last and most im- portant contest of the season. Perhaps the fate of Army was sealed (at least It was indicated) when Frank DeLatour ' s brother of Navy had to set a new Naval Academy record in the 880 yard run in order to beat Frank. A close match throughout (59-67), the defeat left no sting but served as a splendid climax to a great season. Track is like an interesting story. We no sooner finish one chapter than we arc eager to be on with the next. True is this of the Armv squad. m With excellent material fortheDinint; in the shape i)f Benv, Dannacker, Fenili, and Kini; and with the alrcad ' proven prowess ot captain-elect Hutson, Moore, Mullins, Gillis, Grav, White, Schoheld, DefTke, and man ' others — the next chapter promises to be as interesting and as suc- cessful as the last. Looking far ahead to the 1941 Track Season, Coach Leo Novak and the team will be well prepared to give any and all of Army ' s oppon- ents more than an ordinarily hard afternoon of work. Next year ' s team will be more than usually well-balanced, strong in all depart- ments and capably backed bv reserves. We are anticipating a season in the usual tenor of Army Track — the sequence of victories culmin- ating in an o erdue and smashing ictory over Navy. ■| Ql Hiitsoi! tahs the 100 jram Bri Shearing the Ra t ' -a " •TF " HI It TATE, F. H. S, HARDING BI ROSE YE KNOWL BROWN WELLES SCOFIELD ROBBINS ALLEN, A. D. 420 ' » T1 »i. «- -J , I J W U l i P, w. p. ' •AUSSLRE OftS " » 1 DAWAV RISING KKHARDSON, II. FOSTER, H. G. HANLEV EVANS HUME BROWN, O. S. KING, F. M. 421 i 1r. Marchand, Ohich I :i i K ' lii lluL ' -t ' (c ' , ruiuh, . i riiN , ni ssM II t HER, Dettre, Frawley, Marks, Clarke, Cota, White, T, K., Spiller, Pedley. SiconJ Row: Lahm (standing), Redlinger, Claggett E. T., Kozlowski, Myers, Sterne, Dessert, Stillson, Knowl- TON, GucKEYSON, BowLiN, Walters, Andy (jrainer). Third Row: Miller, Capt. Conway (officer-in-chargi). Cole, Weeks, Voegeli, Frankosky, Grain, Garvin, Hayduk, Wilder, Coates L. V., Ebrey, Warren, Mr. Marchand, Christianson (managtr). Fom-th Row: Goldenthal, Terry, Freeman, Gayle, Bush. SOCCEH Army SEASON SUMMARY Opponents 1 Princeton Sept. 28 2 4 Syracuse Oct. 9 1 1 Brown University Oct. 18 3 BUCKNELL Oct. 23 2 3 Lehigh Oct. 30 2 M. I. T. Nov. 6 Penn State Nov. 9 5 2 Navy Nov. 21 From a none too promising outlook the 1940 soccer team went through a tough season in brilliant style. But for the fiery leadership of K. O. Dessert the thing would have been impossible, and too much praise cannot be heaped on the head of the little fellow. Indeed we must Christiansen, Manje er ,( V f • " f ' « A J .. Dessert, C-ipt.Tin ■ ;-i -r » ' «-« • Stilhon on tht kill. Navy i,amr. Sing the praises of each and every member of :he team, all of whom played their hearts out, not before a throng of enthusiastic spectators, but for the game itself. Joe Knowlton, for instance, though held out all season by a trick knee kept trying until he played a brilliant Navy game. Hill Guckeyson, captain-elect, out for his first try at the sport, came away covered with glory and with an All-American position. Hayduk, also playing his first season as a regular, threw his all into the game and became a goalie of real polish. Spirit such as this makes us doff our hats to a great Army soccer team, one of the greatest, we believe, in West Point history. We hold the high hope that Guckeyson can, next season, lead another team through such a season. 2 % 11 Moore, Capn Root, Cojch Novak, Fritz, MacMullen, Rosell, Pratt, Dannacher, Wood, Brier, Bishop, Moore, Pitts, Niles, Truex, Goddard, King, Captain Ci.. Rti,Officir-iii-Chargi) Brown, Smiley, White, Hensel, Russell, Hillman CHOSS-COUNTHY SEASON SUMMARY Army Opponents 16 . , FORDHAM Oct. 5 29 22 , . -Cornell Oct. 12 ... 33 26 ... Pittsburgh Oct. 16 29 [Navy ] 32 38 .... I Princeton } Oct. 26 51 [Columbia J ... .89 Pre-season hopes ran high for a great cross-country campaign for 1940. With " Bis " Moore for a leader how could the team possihlv fail 424 Mr. Novak, Coach i to produce the results? As October lihh ushered in the defeat of Fordham the fuhillment of tliese hopes hei an to he realized. Brier and King proved themselves equal to clambering up-hill and down-dale in amazingly short time. The season rolled on and opponents came and went down ro defeat in true military precision, Cornell and Pittsburgh, both well-known teams, met the common downfall. Last came the cjuadrangiilar meet with Navy, Princeton, and Columbia. All of these were easilv taken except, to the keen disappointment of all, Navv. Thus the 1941 scast)n leases a mission tor Fred Roscll and his team - Beat Navy! One word about the three graduating members of the team. Moore, Brier, and Niles have, for four years, run their very hearts out and it will be the ideal of all to carry on with their light. 425 HOCZEY SEASON SUMMARY rwy 6 Lehigh Jan. 11 8 Cornell Uni versitv Jan. 18 2 Boston College Jan. 25 2 1 Princeton Union Jan. Feb. 29 1 1 Williams Feb 8 Oppontfiti Army H. MILTON (Overtime) Boston University (Overtime) Feb. 15 Middlebury Feb. 21 H.ARV.ARD Feb. 26 D. RTMouTH Feb. 27 Oppfirienh Feb. 12 3 GlLBERr. Oiphiin L. to R. Front Raic: T.ate, F. H. S., Gilbert (Capt.itii ' ), T. te, J. S., Grygiel, Woodruff, S. lisbury Srcoiid Row: March. nd CCoach ' , Peterman, Frankosky, Phelan, King, Elsbury, Garvin, Plume, Ellis Manager ' ) Last Row: Munns, Lambert, Ray, Norris, Corcoran At the opening of the 1941 season Armv looked like the dream team of hockey historv. The speedv forward line, composed of Boots Gilbert, Honv Tate, and Spike Woodruil, the defense of Joe Grygiel, and Steve oe Tate at the goal, was all that any coach could de- mand. Brilliant reserves like Salisbury and Peterman gave added fighting power. 426 Against this CDmhinarion Lehigh scored once while Armv tallied six times. Cornell resisted stubbornly, hut Armv counted eight times against four for the visitors. Here fate and stiff competition halted the victory march. Hampered by injuries, the Army sextet was drubbed 6-2 by Boston College, and again 6-2 by Princeton. The West Pointers scored but once against Union ' s goalie, while Union managed to pass Joe Tate twice. Williams clicked, 3-1, as the Army slump ended. In the next game . rmy struck back in an overtime period to down Hamilton 4-3, but an overtime period with Boston University failed to break the 2-2 tie. In the final home game Army pounded Middlebury S-1 . On the road for the final games. Army played outstanding but luck- less hockey, losing to Harvard, 5-2, in the Boston Garden. In the final with Dartmouth, Army, despite a gallant stand, was forced to give the Green a 6-2 victory. Gilhtrt thrtjtetii the opponent ' s tfial. TATt. I.S. 427 ' ' Wr SWIMMING SEASON SUMMARY Army Oppourtit r Army Oppo aits 43 CoKNELL Uni VERSITY jail. 11 32 43 Williams Feb. 12 32 37 Amherst Jan. 18 3S 23 PRimETON Feb- 15 47 3i SPRINOHKI.I) Jan. 25 44 32 Brown Feb. 22 43 19 Yale Feb. 1 56 45 Navy Mar. 1 30 42 Columbia Feb. 8 33 Peddie, }Aiinugir L. to K. Front Stcond Ron:- P Rear Row.- Mr Row: Thomas, Foster, Peabodv, Garrett (Capt. , Dilts, Harris, Holdrege die (Mfww tr), Scofield, Gibson, Criss, Pitts, Croonquist, Gatewood, Frawlev Nill, Major Elliot, Saari, Woods, Waters, Young, Bruner, Wriston, Muldrow In looking at the official record of meets won and lost it would appear at first glance that the Army swimming team was in deep water for the whole season, but when the lineups for each meet and the actual times of the races are examined it is found that this 1941 team was one of the best Army squads ever to compete in the tank. A Croonquist Sickness, injuries, and the Academics all took parts of the squad t)ut of competition until that happy day when the over-contidcnt hand of Middies sailed in from Annapolis. This time Army was ready, and in the end. Army stood on top by the score of 45-30. The medley rcla team of Gauvreau, Croonquist, and Garrett established a new Academ - record of 3:05 for their event; Criss easily won the 220-yard swim and Scoheld cleaned up in both 50 and 100 yards. Croonquist took a beauti- ful lirst in the breast stroke and W ' riston and Briiner supplied the de- ciding points of the meet. Just to clinch matters a strong sprint team ot Garrett, Peabody, Criss, and Scoficld easily won the final relay. To prove that it wasn ' t a tlash in the pan Garrett and Scoficld took .i first and third in the 50 yards at the intercollegiates. It was in all .i season of which any succeeding Army team can well be proud. As for next year, prospects look exceedingly bright. Scofield should prove to be a line captain and with teammates like Criss and Croonquist he cannot fail. 429 BOXING First Row.- Blanchett, Halsell, Huddleston, Lahm, Lenfest, Holt, Broach SkouiI Raw: Clay, E. B., Ryan, O ' Connor, Liles, Rising (Captain, ' ) Weidner, Knowlton, Allen Third Row: Cavanaugh (Coach), Harrison, Geaney, Skaggs, Murray, E. H., Scott, Kitch, Willcox, Lane, Capta Tulley (Officrr-in-Charge) Fourth Row: Hinckley, Fiander, Collins, Bogan. Steadman, Dulaney, Rippin, Peden, Murray, j. F. T. iMaiiagci SEASON SUMMARY Aiiifi Opponents 6 BuCKNELL Jan. 18. . .2 5 . . West NirciInia Jan. 25.- .3 7H. Western Maryland Feb. 1 . . . . . H 2K2 . Syracuse Feb. 8.,,, .41- 5 . ' lRGINlA Feb. 15. . 3 IH Penn State Feb. 22. . . . ■6} 2 5H Cornell Mar. 1 . . . . ■ iH Army has long en]oved an oursranding record in boxing, and the performance of 1941 adds another laurel to the wreath of victory. Con- ditioned by strenuous training, Army ' s gloved warriors opened with a rush, defeating on successive Saturdays the sral ■arrs of Bucknell, West Murray, M.iiiagti Rising, Ciipt. . ' irginia, and Western Maryland. Their onslaught was hindered lightly the next week hy a loss to Syracuse. Rcturnint; brillianrlv to orm on February 15 with a slashing conquest ot N ' lrginia, the team ' s ubscquent defeat by Penn State was followed by the finale, a victory ver Cornell ' s battlers. At the Eastern Intercollegiates, Peden ' s championship. Clay ' s -■cond, and Allen and Halsell ' s third places put Army second in the )urney, ending successfully a season fought in the clean, hard-liitting adition of Army teams, a tradition which once more dt)es credit to oach Billy Cavanaugh and to the Corps. Bute ' Dllhrl It Out. ij GYMNASTICS Rov, Captuni Mr. Maluney, Coach SEASON SUMMARY Army Opponcfits 35 Newark V.M.CA. Feb. 1 19 18 Penn State Feb. 8 16 45 Flushing Y.M.C.A. Feb. 15 9 45 M. I. T. Feb. 21 9 40 Navy Mar. 1 12 18 Temple Mar. 15 36 34 Princeton Mar. 22 20 First Raw: Ri chardson, Willes, McKinley, Captain King (Officer-iii-Charge ' ), Roy (Captiiti: ' ' ' , Maloney (Coac ' X Heaton, Frank, Carroll. Stcoitil Row: T. TSCH (Auinant Maiiagtr), Eberle, Marshall, Cockrill,.]. C, Maloney, R. S., Beeson, Edgerton, Hughes, W. R., Mease, Toth, Kelley (}Aana er) ThirdRow: Ellis, P. R., Leavey, Dakin, Kerr, Rowland, Watkin, Boyd, Elliott. Defeating Navv and capturing the honors at the Intercollegiates constituted a dual climax in a gymnastics season marred only by one loss. The conquest of Newark Y.M.C.A. polished routines for the meet with Penn State who tell before Army next, followed shortly by 432 Rcpt Climbers: Leavey, Watkin, RlCllARHSON. Dakin, Kerr Flushing Y.M.C.A. and M. I. T. In the season ' s first high point, against Navy, Frank, Toth, and Boyd swept the parallel bars as the horizontal bar first and second went to Coclcrill and Eberlc, the horse to Maloncv and McKinlc v, tumbling to Marshall and Willes, and the rope climb to Richardson. The streak-breaking loss to Temple and a close victory over Princeton oflicially ended the season. N ' indicating her single defeat. Army led the IntercoUcgiates, taking three ot the six championships, three seconds, and one fourth. Eberle climaxed a year of improvement to win the horizontal bar title. Richardson concluded his undefeated year with a noteworthy 3-8 climb. McKinlcy topped Maloney for first on the horse; other seconds were Marshall in tumbling and Huges on the rings, while Frank placed fourth on the parallel bars. The loss of Roy, Richardson, McKinley, Carroll, Edgerton, Willcs, and Heaton will be great, but the possibilities from this season ' s un- defeated plebes point to an even better record next vear. i. ' r f R u C ' NELLA, CocHRAN, MooDY (Captain), Campbell, Weigel SiLoiul K " u: CuATYiEi uQAssisrant Manager), Andrepont, Linn, George, Crittenberger, Taylor, Prior. Pasciak, Powell (Manager), Mr. DlMOND Back Row: Bixby, Butcher, Caruthers, Hai-l, Cumpston PENCING Army SEASON SUMMARY opp oiitnt 4 Cornell Univ :rsitv Jan, 18 5 16 Penn State Jan, 25 11 3 N. Y A C. Feb. 1 6 17 Yale Feb. 8 10 14 Harvard Feb. 15 13 16 [Harvard Feb. 22 11 72.1 i 53J 1 Navy 1 Princeton ( Pc (Yale itagoi aO Mar. 1 66 40 38 3 N. Y. U. Mar 8 6 5 Columbia Mat 12 4 5 St. Johns Mar 22 4 Mr. Dimond, Coach Of all sports participated in by cadets few are more tittint; than fencing. From the most ancient of times the soldier has been expected to handle a sword with distinction. Consequently it is with just admira- tion that we point to our fine blade men: Moody, Campbell, and Taylor. These and others have carried the Black, Gold and Grav against the nation ' s best and come through with their heads still above water. Much credit mu.st he given Mr. Dimond for producing a cliam- pionship team year after year. 434 Our season srarred with a close 4-5 defeat at the hands of Cornell, hut this early setback was redeemed hv a string of victories over Ivy leaguers: ' laic, Harvard, and Princeton, The season closed with vic- tories over Columbia and St. John ' s followed closely bv the inter- collegiates. No championships were taken here but Moodv placed himself in the linals as did Ta l( r and both fenced like the masters that thev are. Outstanding prospects for next season have not as vet showed their heads, however we leave with fidl conlideiice that Mr. Diniond will deliver as he always has. Taylor will undoubtedly develop into a first- class swiirdsman and several plcbes show prt)mise. Wcigel, as captain, can be counted on to furnish ample inspiration, Pasciak also should develop into a niainsta ' of the team. A spirittti iabi lack, 0- I 435 t ». ' C ' i m J -. la HIPLE SEASON SUMMARY Army 1347 1378 1366 1355 1369 1411 1387 1374 1369 New York Univebsi FY Jan. U loRDHAM Jan. 25 The Citadel Feb. 8 M. I.T. Feb. 15 Georgetown Feb. 22 Navy Mar 1 1 ' enn State Mar 8 Lehigh Mar 15 St. John ' s Mar 22 Opponents 1295 1293 1348 1350 1347 1392 1371 1377 1320 I McClure, Captain Captain Jewett (,0 aT-;«-awr f JoSEimsoN, Weiirll, Wise, Haeu, LotKE Hume, Edger, Clinton, McClure (Caftaii: ), Nankivell, Kaiser Mission accomplished! Tiiis year ' s ntle ream had but one goal; the first five wins were merely prelude. On March 1, Army ' s marksmen at- tained their goal, that of outshooting Navy for the first time. Smash- ing the Academy record bv twenty points, Wehrle, Carney, Beightler, Hume T. A., and Wise decisively proved that Armv would no longer allow the middies to dominate in this most military of sports. To con- clude the season, Army took second at the Intercollegiates, where Frank Locke won the individual champion- ship. Even the loss by three points to Lehigh cannot becloud the record of 194rs remark- able rille season. Locke, Managei Carmack, Lowe, Hesselbacker, Robbins, Lacy, Captain ickbey. Smith, Home, Trimble, Richardson, Birdseye, Hardaway, Curley SEASON Sl ' MMARV n« EiilKranj DM HarTanl 1)4 y.ic M-| Oklahoma ; Xavicr W .f- Ohio nv • t, Bonavc ns9 Tc.aiA.a n-4 Indiana 1M7 Pcnn Slatf nr •MIT u-« Uuh ir4 lllinoii 1V 2 Michigan 1164 •C »otll 11-9 Colorado S lyo Purdue 1112 •V. M. I. lU? •MIT. ' Dcooirt boulder-io-«boulder macdict January 24 February 7 February 10 February 11 February 12 February H February 15 February IS February 20 February 21 February 22 February 25 February 27 Februarr 28 Mai Led by Cadet M. B. Birdseye, the pistol squad shot to new heights this year by winning all but three of its nineteen matches. Credit for such remarkable success must go to the expert coaching of Captain ' ickrey. In the contest with Colorado State, Army ' s marksmen reached their peak, when they raised the team record to 1379, Gene Smith hanging up a new Acadcmv record of 285. The alumni ' s favorite as- sertion, " The Corps has gone to hell, " is decisively disproved by such excellence in the officer ' s chosen weapon. 437 ij Left to Right, Ftaiit Row: Hauser, LaRocca, Welles (Captain), HENNESSEt, Terry, Tonetti Secouil Row: Mr. Appleton ( Cf i cA Clifford (Manager), Bevan. Hatch, Buckner, Hollis, Dover, Changaris, Captain Fisher (Offic :r-tn-Clhirgt- ) T . ' irJ Row: FisHEL, Hays. Gurfein, Cummins, Rubenstein, Gimperling, Aliotta , Coac WRESTLING SEASON SUMMARY An»y OppO Utlti 6 Cornell University Jan. 11 11 16 Lafayette Jan. 18 18 6 Yale Jan. 25 22 20 Syracuse Feb. 1 6 9 University of Pennsylv NiA Feb. 8 19 11 Cornell College Feb. 15 19 12 Columbia Feb. 21 14 3 Penn State Mar 1 27 With only two lettermen remaining from the preceding season, the 1941 wrestling team faced one of the toughest possible schedules Despite this lack of experience the squad made a very creditable show 438 ing. Captain George Welles, whci lost hut two bouts in his own weight class during the regular season won a third place in the Eastern In- tercollegiates. Oscar Tonetti, the other veteran, suffered an injured knee about mid-season and w as lost to the squad thereafter. The out- standing wrestler on the squad was a little yearling, Jimmy Changaris, who won seven of his eight bouts in dual competition. With a year of experience behind hini, jimmy is expected to go far next year. Joe Hennessee, who held down the heavyweight berth in every meet, was elected captain for the coming season. Other members of the squad who won letters were Bob Terry, Wendell Be an, Deacon Mollis, and Johnny Buckner. With several experienced men and a strong plebe squad still available. Coach Appleton expects to place a top-notch team on the mat next season. 439 Lifr to Ruh Sccoml Row. Thml Row: t. Front Row: Seawell iM.iii.ii,er ; W mm k Brown, T., Donalson, Deane, Souer Lt. Col. Carson (Officer-iii-Charge), Arms, Williams, Ma). Joh IS, Brown, G. S. (Cipt.uii ' K de Saussure, Hahn, Stapleton POLO Army 2 11 17 9 Arwy 11 16 10 8 11 8 4 SEASON SUMMARY Spring 1940 Harvard May 11 Princeton Mav 18 Harvard June 8 Princeton June 12 Winter 1941 Norwich Jan. 18 Yale Jan. 25 P. M. C. Feb. 1 Princeton Feb. 15 Cornell Mar. 1 P. M. C. Mar. 15 Princeton Mar. 22 Oppotietiti 1 7 8 11 Opponeiiti 4 8 8 10 1 5 The 1940 spring polo season clelivereJ far too many slippery fields and Army only scheduled two games, Princeton and Harvard. Tht team of Ross Milton, Bob Strong, George Brown, and Ted deSaussun had much fast practice, however, against the Gerry brothers high-goa team and against the West Point officers ' team. The intercollegiate: found the team commuting between West Point and Boston via air plane. Harvard was drubbed handily in che first round as Ted deSaussure hit ten goals. Princeton proved too tough in the next round and the cadets were eliminated. The indoor season was eminently successful; only one game was lost and that to Princeton. P.M.C. with its hard hitting Del Carrol was met and defeated in a blaze of deSaussure- Brown glory. Cornell proved easy meat for the seasoned cadets and the advent of the intercollegiates found them the slight favorites over defender Princeton. As the tournament started the trio took P .VIC. again with Andrus doing some beautiful hitting. The finals brought Princeton who squeezed out a victory and retained the cup. In this tournament as throughout the season, Brown led the team with great distinction and his calm manner served to redeem manv situations. i4 ' t.irr irt nuf. j Jiriir Lorniii QOLP II Re.tr 5mili;y, Hanlky, Hariiin, Mayo, Linderman, G Front: Stanford, Hoebeke, Cojch Canausa. Moore SEASON SUMMARY Armj Opponent 1 Pennsylvania St. TE CoLLEOh April 27 8 i ' A Duke May 4 5 ' i 8 FoRDHAM May 11 1 5 SWARTHMORE Mav 18 4 2 Dartmouth Mav 25 7 3 Navy June 1 6 Mayu, Ciiptam 442 ■ .. « ■j i. -y y -fU»»» ti M . The winter of 1940 saw the prospective members of Army ' s golf team looking forward with conlidcnce to a highly successful season, but Lady Luck said, " No. " After losing to Penn State, the squad also dropped a close one to a strong Duke team. In the third match, with Fordham, Army finally found itself and won with the loss of only one point. Next came Swarthniorc, and in this victory tor the Gray all members of the team played excellent golf, with every man shooting in the seventies. After dropping a hard one to Dartmouth the team closed its season against Navy ' s formidable golfers, and the defeat of this year ' s team by Navy makes it two in a row for the middies, a string of victories which the 1941 Army rabble is determined to break. Hardin, captain, and .Mayo, captain-elect, were the two outstanding performers of the season, though closely pressed by two capable year- lings, Hanley and Smiley. In the coming Spring, a great showing is ex- pected from these three Icttermen; and Linderman, Gayle, Young, and Hackler will offer keen competition for the remaining places on the squad. With all these stalwarts competing Coach Canausa and Captain Ben Mavo exi- ect to tally a long series of decisive wins in 1941. Ttc AppraittI Solutii r TENNIS Army 7 1 2 8 3 6 SEASON SUMMARY Opponent.! Brdvvn Miami Princeton Lafayette Yale . Penns. State College April 20 April 24 April 27 May 1 May 4 Mav 8 4rw_y Opponents 7. . . Columbia May 11 2 5.. .Dartmouth May 15 . . 4 6 . . .Cornell May 18 . . 3 9., . FoRDHAM May 25 ... 9.. .New York University May 29... 6. . . Navy June 1.... 3 iiiir Kear: Winton, Tindall, Heffner, Tate, Black, Case, Coach Chambers Front: Evans, Driscoll, Webster, Murrah, Buchanan Last Spring the Army tennis team got off to a slow start, but came along with such a rush under the instruction of Coach Ralph E. Chambers that, at the finish, the season could be called most successful. The first match was a victory for Army over Brown University, but losses to the University of Miami and to Princeton University followed within a week. The encouragement afforded bv a victory over Lafayette 444 - ! m i»»f ii »« » rii i v» ,- 0)ii ' ,u ' y iSfil 1 TlNUALL, Cilptattl Mk, Cmamiiurs, Coach Collci c was J.iiiipciicJ hv a loss to a strimg Princeton team tliat out- played the Gray all the way. At this point, however, the play of most of Army ' s courtmen began to improve. Dick Tindall began to show even better form than he had displayed in trouncing such stars as Gillespie of Miami and Lauck of Princeton. Sam Webster began to clinch the close ones as he had in his flashy former years. Andy Evans and Charles Murrah began to settle Jow n to the star roles they played during the remainder of the season. Most important, however, were the return of Harry Heffner to the brilliant form that gained him national junior ranking, and the surpris- ing rise of F.H.S. Tate. This remarkable renaissance in form and morale was reflected in seven straight victories over teams including such powerhouses as Penn State, Dartmouth, Cornell, and Navy. The Penn State match was a clean sweep for Army in the singles, but a clean sweep for State in the doubles. Dick Tindall led the way against Dartmouth with a decisive victory over Avery, the Green ' s outstanding collegiate champion of New England. High point in the Cornell match was Evan ' s marathon victory over Boochcverin the singles. As definite favorites the Navy 445 ' ?- I team came to West Point, led by Joe Hunt, the nation ' s fourth ranking player, and coached by Arthur Hendnx. The No. 1 singles match was a close victory for Hunt over Tindall. In the No. 2 singles, Webster, the Army captain, was pitted against Marks, the Navy captain. After a long match in which there were several exciting match points, Marks was the victor. The surprise development ot the meet was the upset of Midshipman Esch in love sets by Cadet Evans. And Evans was not through furnishing surprises for the day, as he and Tindall went on to conquer the formidable Navy No. 1 doubles combination of Hunt and Williams. Lost to the Armv team for the next season are Webster and Heliner. Fortune has given the squad John Hatch to compensate in part for the loss of Heffner, and candidates to hll Webster ' s place are Hoyt, Canella, Tucker, and Bonham, all capable players from the class of ' 43- These men, with ' 41 ' s able racquet wielders still m the swing, promise to make Armv ' s next season a sweepinc; success. : 5 446 ILADILPHIA NOV. 31, 1940 AHMY m Thiuc p,r,in:i.il imfljcMt nvjls meet ,:gjw before 102,000 fans. The largest and most colorful crowd of America ' s football season assembled in the Philadelphia Municipal Stadium on the crisp, bright afternoon of November 31st to witness the hftieth anniversary en- counter of the service schools. Entering the fray as heavy favorites, Navv took the opening kick-off and cruised forty-two yards to score — Busik smashing over from the two yard line despite the goal line stand of Armv ' s stalwart line. F«,jr ,a S, :,.,, m ITAVY 14 tfit-W {- I (jllhs Tosjes jor Arwy Failing ro cover rhc ciisuing kick-o(T, the gold-hcinicrcd Rabble rose to great fighting heights to repel one Navy advance on the one yard line and another on the eight yard line. Then suddenly breaking away from defensive tactics, Army unleashed a thrilling aerial offensive, with Hatch and Mazur piloting the parade to the Navy one yard line. However the powerful defense of the Blue forces hurled back this threat, as well as the succeeding one on the five yard line. After the half. Navy hammered away with its superior power and finally at the end of the third period countered with a lightning pass play, Clark to Malcolm. Leonard converted his second extra point and the game was Navy ' s 14-0. During the entire contest, the Kaydets flashed only one offensive outburst, but their stubborn fighting spirit, coupled with Mazur ' s spectacular kicking exhibition, reversed the Goat time and time again. Particularly noticeable in the Armv fight were the defensive efTorts of Weidner, Harris, Gillis, Murphy, and ITvans, while Hatch and M.izur doniinateJ the backficid plav. 449 BASEBALL i The Navy Baseball Squad This year Navy, behind the hurling of Smirh, brilliant youngster pitcher, fulfilled predictions by defeating the Army nine 4-2 before 7500 spectators at Annapolis. Army drew first blood as the result of Chuck Esau ' s single in the first inning. He was driven in by Polk on a beautiful drive into the left field stands, which, because of a ground rule, netted the latter only two bases. The other Army run was scored by Corbin, who batted for Seip in the ninth. High scorer for Navy was Harwood, with two runs to his credit. I Blount jWScHOENBAUM, iNai ) to-Laptatns 430 ■t i t i n « i iii» ' i .i« i ' ii ' fe L An rfftcrin block by Eat,lanJ LACEOSSE The whole story of the 1940 Navy lacrosse game starts at Annapo in the spring of 1939 when Army fought its heart out, only to lose with a sickening 5-4 count. Right then and there every man on the squad made to himself a vow that such a disaster should not he re- peated. How well that vow was carried out is shown in the 13-2 record victory which we scored in 1940. Prc-game dope gave Navy the slight edge, hut from the first whistle they were literally fought ofT their feet by every man on our squad. This game will always rank among the most glorious victories of a great West Point Spirit. BALL ' 1 ' I ' 1 ' Murphy coma dawn with the ball Typical of Armv basketball this luckless season was the Navy game, played at Annapolis. Army held the lead throughout most of the first half with Reinbold and White starring, and assumed it again at the beginning of the second period. This lead was short-lived, however, with Navy surging back to win 48-36- Early graduation at the Nava Academy had caused the Midshipmen to lose their captain and two of their regulars, but these gaps were handilv filled bv some new dis- coveries in the Youngster class which more than made up for the losses. BHaui HTTH w B j»j HB I il Advantaj t, Nap). Il.r-J.ri.,. ,S., .«,., „«.• lUl..,. I.. nELATOlTR. f .llV Clpl.ll THACZ Sad cndiiiij of an orhcrwise very successhil rr.ak scasiin was the loss to Navv of a hard-fought meet by a score of 67-59. Navy ' s superiority lav on the track events, in which they took an earlv twelve point lead. Army ' s lirsts on the track came in the high hurdles, 440, and one mile run, won by Gillis, dcLatour, and Moore, rcsixrctivcly. The highlight of the meet came in the 880 when Lloyd dcLatour of Navy beat his brother Frank, the . rm captain, and set a new Naval Academy record. Outstanding in the field events was Ed Hannfeldt of Navy who took first place in the lavelin, shot-put, and discus. This was the fourteenth meet in the Army-Navy series, the score now standing five victories for Navy to nine for Army. f 453 Jc ' 4 A . lINOH SPOETS E. Reedy, Ccifit. Ni r) Soccer Only recently has the ancient Army-Navy rivalry been carried into the field of Minor Sports. It is most appropriate, we believe, hat the two service schools should meet in ull athletics and thus arry on and ever increase the spirit which has gro Yn up between E. R. Blair, Cjpt. Navv Ttmiu 454 1 i them since that first football game over forty years ago. In all sports the competition has been characteristically keen, and it is not surprising that %%x find the victories in all Minor Sports about evenly divided. Of all the exciting moments in the Navy games of the past year perhaps the most thrilling came on the day last June when Dick Tindall took the tennis court against Navy ' s Davis Cup man, Joe Hunt. Tindall played brilliantly but could not match the Hunt experience. Later in the after- noon, however, Tindall and Evans redeemed by sweeping over Hunt and his partner in the doubles. Only slightly less outstanding was the day of the Navy swim meet. Scofield, Criss and Garrett saw many records smashed. It was one of those rare occasions in sport, when every man hits his peak at the same time and victory is inevitable. The Navy soccer engagement saw two evenly matched teams fight it out to the bitter end. Guckeyson, Dessert, and Stillson did yeoman service to send the Midshipmen back to Crab- town defeated. No . rmv rooter will soon forget that game. 455 Ik i in i : But it was not all Army victory in this old rivalry. The Sailors ' fencing team crossed our swords and came awav with a substantial margin. Likewise our over-confident Cross- country squad went down to a heart breaking defeat at Sailor hands. It IS to be hoped that the future years will bring competition as keen and sportsmanship as good as in the past season ' s history of the Army aeainst the Navv. OHN JOSEPH PERSHING Missouri form boy, country school teacher, cadet first captain, gallant cavalry officer; General of the Armies— he smashed the power of Villa and cleaned the Mexican border; he held oi armies united overseas and led them to victory. Dogged, determined, unshakeable in his convictions, he plodded the road of duty and of service, and found it the road to glory —Pershing. len cadet Hist mics-hemi I border; he k!i ONOH COMMITTEE Flout- Dl ' rr, Salisbury, Seawell. Tansey, Jones, C. E. There is none so honorable as a man of honor, none so despicable as a man of deceit. Lving, cheating, quibbling and all other unsavorv traits form the basis against which anv honor code works. The " Honor System " at West Point is unique in that it rests on each individual cadet for its maintainance. Rules and regulations, the controlling forces of armv conduct, are cast aside when it comes to a matter of honor. And that is the underlying secret of the success and high mettle of the West Point honor code. It knows no cast- iron rules, for true honor must exist in the minds of the men it serves. The thirteen First Classmen, making up the Honor Committee, are invested with the power of interpret- ing questionable points which arise. Theirs is the solemn dutv of administering justice to all offenders, for whom there is no sympathy, no mercv, no second chance. Thev are the perpetuators of the ideals upon which the Academy was founded. 460 IRST CLASS OFFICERS ECOND CLASS UJ OFFICERS A I |HIRD CLASS U OFFICERS (JILIHKI, LaNLI. MUUDI, Dl- LKI, l.llUi ' L.N, Ml Evans, R. L., Orme, GuckiiYson ' , HtNvts v, R.. G.m.i.owav HvT.M. M , ARvniRUNG, D , FlTZPATRKk, I. M . H(.S■M M, H . Hmoi.J.. Bf iniNCjHAM 46] iSilNG COMMITTEE Class rings have been a symbol— since the davs when they were first distrib- uted, as the Superintendent tells us, scuis blessings from the Tactical Department — of something more than a bauble to show one ' s O. A. O. or to knock on tables or on the heads of Second Classmen. The ' represent, at the least, over three years of hard work ' for some of us, even more), at the end of which they stand to signify that ant)ther class has come into its own and will before long join its predecessors in the service. To many they indicate the approaching realization of a life-long ambition. Our own rings may eventually grow smooth m the serv- ice, but we shall always see in them, even where others do not, the C.rest of ' 41 backing the Crest of the Academy. T ' f choosing (if thf symbol of iichi ' cut — )( ' thrte ye irs ' cheiim. [JECTURE COMMITTEE The Cadet Lecture Committee inaugurated Its first season nine years ago with a schedule of thirteen lecturers. Since that time it has grown rapidly in its importance to the Corps, expanding its program to where it now brings the cream of the entertainment as well as that of the lecture lield to West Point. Financed entirely bv voluntary subscriptions of officers and cadets, the committee stages some eight- een or twenty Sunday evening programs throughout the academic year. Here cm the events of the 1940-41 season: Cr.tciai far those cnjoy,ib!t S:iihUiy ennings — Lte, Kiiowlton, NiiliiiHl,rr, McCllit Ncvvsreel pictures of the w Gen. Hugh Johnson Frank Guv Armitage Henrv Scott William Bcehe The Yale Puppeteers The Trapp Family Singers Edward Tomlinson John Anderson Cornelia Otis Skinner Sasha Siemel ■■Dr. " Sims David Seabury Julien Bryan Helen Jepson Dr. A. E. Wiggam Will Durant Iva Kitchell 462 uj the Sjnaum u] Sjticlum-i tl-t Firil CUa Club. OF ' . ]f OARD OF GOVERNORS l) first class club So exclusively a First Class institution that onlv with per- mission of the Commandant or Superintendent may a visitor he allowed to enter, the First Class Club, under control of the Board of Governors, is the Mecca of those wishing to escape momentarily the militaristic atmosphere. That our time spent there will remain always a cherished memory is the aim of the Board. fl EBATING SOCIETY The Debating Society gives the cadet an opportunity to discuss intclligentlv curreni issues, permitting him to advance his own ideas and offering him instruction and con- structive criticism. Activities of the Societ include interclass, intercollegiate, and radio debates, and an annual Army Oratorical Contest. iJforJ has thi - 463 t - :• J A UTOMOBILE ffu COMMITTEE Each vear First Classmen are faced with the problem of buying a car. The Automobile Committee brings the dealers to them, even putting on its own show each spring. Financ- ing IS arranged to ease the mental stress of those torn between love and a convertible, thus reconciling the irreconcilable — marriage . ( a car on a 2nd Lieutenant ' s pay. ■i uljANDBALL club During Its early existence the Handball Club, the local unit for this popular sport at West Point, was hindered somewhat by lack of experience, but determination and ability has raised it from the ranks of amateurism. Each year the club successfully competes with outside athletic teams, Y.M.C.A. ' s, and col- leges. Again this year it is continuing to show excellent improvement. L.,«r,rh.,i ' , K« r The Corps HanSall Club uw . ' - d?UASH CLUB Three years ago the Squash Club was or- ganized at West Point by cadets who enjoyed the game and recognized its possibilities. Their mission was successful, and now with an increase in membership and interesting competition, the Squash Club faces its most important year. If w ( . motley 2roiip hut iilways a great team. f. JAMP ILLUMINATION This year ' s C.inip Illuminarion presented " The Big Cicy " as follows: Radio City, Harlem, Greenwich X ' illagc, Waterfront, German-Ameri- can, and Coney Island. Highlights were Carlton Hub ' s Floor Show, the Hollywood Hohh - Horses, and the Fun House. Was it good? Mart Maher says, " I ' ve seen thirty of them and this is the best vet! " ' - fjftr Cjtrip Illu ' fiiiijtton ■ lALECTIC SOCIETY Each Spring, after long and gloomy weeks, the Corps turns out to witness the promise of gradua- tion and the crow-ning achievement of the Dia- lectic Society — the Hundredth Night Show. This society, besides producing our Hundredth Night Show, stages short plays throughout the year which help the cadets relax from the mental strain of academics and the Gloom Period. This season it brought together to the Corps such Broadway luminaries as Carol Bruce, Rudy X ' allee, Rubinoff, Winnc Shaw, and Bert Wheeler in an extravaganza eminently worthy of Billv Rose. To the Dialectic Society the Corps ex- presses its gratitude and appreciation for its out- standing achievements. w; m If BlX.t.S, PlRDV, Ln. I ' )l Nh, CllKKB, Pi JdSi Klltt RT . Mil 1 M , Cl. BUSBEE. O ' CONNELL, ReDMON, ElDBR. KeNNBOY. RicIIARDSUN k Sy Coker and our outlet for irrepressible baritones and dominattng tenors LEE CLUB In addition to the line choirs — those of the Cadet Chapel and the Catholic Chapel — the Glee Club has re- cently made its appearance in the Corps. All through the years Cadets have been partial to barber shop harmony, and even today our sometimes uncertain renditions can be heard across the Plain in impromptu after-supper concerts. Six years ago these desultory efforts were co- ordinated in the Glee Club, which presents programs of classical, spiritual, and popular numbers throughout the year and takes an important part in the Hundredth Night Show. It not only affords an outlet for overzealous bath- tub baritones but also brings melody, harmony, and pleasure into the lives of all Cadets. Much credit is due to this year ' s director, Sv Coker. 466 . M r- i tc JM, .=i£j Pffi MB«r. Thty took care of the Post chtrubs even Sundae momtn . UUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS Each vear for the ten or more vacancies in the ranks of those who teach SundaySchool to thcPost children, there arc fifty to a hundred cadets who apply. Although thismay seem unusual it is a source of constant satisfaction to the Chaplain as a herald of the advance of religious intlucncc in the Corps. Be that as it may, the thirty-scvcn cadets in this group take their work seriously, and feel that the experience thev derive from their work is far more valu- able than the tune they put into it. And thev are success- ful teachers, for the children love them. Concert orchestra Forty-seven stalwart vouths with a vcn for the liner things in life- our Con- cert Orchestra under the learned hand ' || Captain Rcsta! Though young, this group has already become a popular extra-curricular activity, and each year It attracts more talent to its ranks. Coniiucttd by Gould and providiiit. J chjticc to pljt ' lAMERA CLUB This vc.ir .in expandint; club necessitared careful plannini; and new equipment in order to meet the demands of the cadets. U ' e hope many practical hobbies were started or em- bettered bv the Camera Club. iillf -r- -Vl V ' ' i PalLi ' s gifr conmiitter dui a i rtat job on those difficult Chrtitmns frtuiits. The imiainn » th- fl.nh hulhi .iiui th, Jj IFT COMMITTEE Originated in April, 1940, as an experiment, the gift committee has since proved to be of great service to the Corps in carrying out its duties of pur- chasing gifts, June Week favors, and Christmas cards. With the standards It has already established, and under the capable supervision of Cadet Polla, this committee will continue to be of unlimited value to the Corps. HESS CLUB Perhaps because the grand tactics of chess are akin to militarv strategy, our Chess Club has won for itself a bril- liant reputation among colleges in the East. Boasting of a large membership in the Corps, the Chess Club has proved that this game, which is nearlv as ancient as the .irt of war, is not solelv an old man ' s pastime but is also a sport indulged in by serious-thmking, dynamic youth. Thi MaMin fomirr while we ims tnmbh, Ja Kepresentativcs of the fastest grvutiti infti it) of the Corps. (rJ KI CLUB riie rapid growrh ot the Ski Club reflects the enthus- iasm with which the cadets have been taken. Deserving of this interest is the dc elopment of excellent new skiing facilities. This winter the club will enter intercollegiate competition. 3 !) KEET CLUB breast of the times, (he Skeet Club has grown in activ- ity by leaps and bounds since our yearling year. War-time aircraft threats have lent an impetus to this peace-time sport — one which can be readily adapted to airplane sniping. Formerly a First Class privilege, the Club has developed under the direction of Captain King into a Capt. King, U , Thompson, Walters, Yatbs, Mr. Canmeld recognized C orps organization, placing priority on skill rather than on rank. With a steadily mounting record, placing third in the intcrcollegiatcs last year, it is now- becoming one of the busiest and most popular of our many organizations. 469 I ijADET CHAPEL CHOIR The Choir — over 260 cadets made up the best one that we hi. Although Still comparatively young, Mr. Frederick- Christian Mayer has become almost a tradition at West Point — a tradition whose growth has been interwoven with the growth of the famous Cadet Chapel Choir and the growth of the even more famous chapel organ the largest church organ in the Western Hemisphere and the Chjfljin H. Fairfield Butt, Jr. second largest church organ in the world. The Mr. Mayer, Ori amst size and performance of both are the results of many years of careful building bv Mr. Mayer. With him lies the credit for obtaining many of the memorial stops in the now nearly complete organ of thirteen-thousand rive-hundred pipes; also with him lies the credit for the lasting reverence and beauty that the performance of the choir of one-hundred and riftv voices adds to the services in our great Gothic chapel. Forever grateful will be the multitudes of music lovers on the post and in the sur- rounding cities for the rare opportunity of en|oying the lovelv and intimate beauty of Mr. Mayer ' s organ recitals. We can wish the Corps no better than to hope sincerely that when we return as " old grads " we will hnd Mr. Mayer at his old place at the console of the organ and in the hearts of the Corps. Chaplain Butt we consider as belonging to our class since he assumed his post the day we entered as Plebes and leaves shortly after we do, remaining a few davs after graduation to marry a number of our class in the Chapel. His youth, earnestness, and smiling good humor particularly qualified him for his work; we shall remember him always as the center of our religious life while at the Academy. 470 ' m TIk jcahrn, Firif (: ., „„,„ uh: .lun: rh l ' r„,r .. .M.y [pATHOLIC CHAPEL CHOIR h AND ACOLYTES The C.idct CatholK " Choir piinidcs nuisii. for the ...iJct Masses on Sundays and at special services throughout the vear. It is composed of fortv men wlio are selecrcd hv the cadet choir director. This organization is run eiitirelv h cadet personnel; its success is thus dependent on their liberal devotion of free time to rchears;i The Acohtes assist the priest at Mass on Sundavs and on holv davs. Thev are First Classmen who have had pre lous experience as acolvtes in their home parishes. In the sprins; of each vear the choir and acolvtes participate in a service a: one of the large metropolitan churches. I I 471 £ J ' J k - Slop COMMITTEE An exchange of Anstoile or Socrates for a livini;, breath- ing, gorgeous damsel and loads of fun! That is why Saturday night at West Point earns a big black circle on every Cadet ' s calendar. It is the occasion of the weekly hop the social climax of the week. Studies and work-a-dav worries arc Mrs. Rogers, Cjtict Hosttsi Wat Point in its lighter side — to be rewewbereJ ivhen many, many ages will have passed. shifted into a remote second place while the Cadet and his drag step into the limelight together. If the occasion is extra-super-special, then, of course, there are refreshments served to the lilting rhythms of the one and only Cadet Orchestra. Nearly a score of polished musicians, blowing their lungs out or pounding their fingers to the bone, work feverishly to live up to the praises sung by the entire Corps. Take away the " swing and sway " or " the sweetest music this side of Heaven, " but let the Cadet Orchestra continue to impart new life to every member of the Corps. Plebe or upperclassman, each musician takes in- tense pride in his work. There has ne er been a complaint of the lack of quality, for these men beliexe in the old adage that " Practice makes Perfect. " None evade the rehearsals. 472 L .L butciich sccMiis toeniDv the stipulations i)f his menibcrsliip, wishing only, perhaps, that he himself might occasionally enjoy a dance to his own music. Manv arc the afternoons that s ' .Ncct melodies lind their way into Central Area from Kcndrick Hall. Looking on the other side of the picture, we see men who are jauntily sporting red sashes wending their wa - among the dancing couples with a purpose in their stride. These men compose our Hop Committee, the brains and back-bone of our chief source of entertainment. It is these men, twelve from each class, who attend to the schedules, the refresh- ments, the receiving line, the decorating of the gvmnasiums or Culluni Hall, and the planning of informals, such as, Kiddie Hops, Halloween Parties, and Camp llluminatit)n. They leave nothing for the rest of the Corps to do but enjoy Ji s tin J Tommy . T ' " powfrful " punch! Mj) I pratHt , . . ' An Mi tr .111.1 ill! but onltiira M tin Poll. Loakit those stripes: themselves. There is much work that thev do, but work wh.ch bears such fruit that ,s indeed a delightful task and a much sought responsibility. One Fourth Class Hop Manager from each company is appointed bv the Cadet recreation officer on the recommen- dation of the three upperclass hop managers of the same company. The fourth-classmen selected assemble, elect a chairman, and then begin drawing up plans for their own hops, smokers, and ice carnival at Chnstmas-tide. Immedi- ately after recognition they assemble their classmates to elect permanent hop managers who remain in office for the following three years. Each class hop committee has its own duties, but each must receive at hops, see that Cadets meet the young ladies, and, in general, supervise the conduct of each hop. Theirs is an unsung praise, but the happiness they make possible for the rest of us is contagious and never lets them away from the fold. George ailJ M.111I. Rosse t » a hucUl, 474 " " J ■ ' -■■•v.-jii ' i: J i ' JSlia V. IV ' r fT ' m say J. . Tht Big, Boss, Eihtor-in-Clmf, ami l oU, of thi sMk—CaJa Walttr E. Mjtim IJ . 1 1 1 clrivmg business farce and best Business Manager er — Howard L. Felchlw. Essentially, the Howitzer is a scrap-book, but such a one as no individual could possibly have compiled. It is the record of our four years here — the record of the strain and heart-ache of the plebe, the tumultuous gladness of recognition, the new freedom, — the record of the growth of our service stripes from none to three, — the record of all the little joys and sorrows of four years companion- ship and life at the academy, — the record and the distinc- tive spirit of our class. 1941 HOWITZEH Our class came here with the old system still prevalent and is leaving under the new. We have seen t.vo superin- tendents and countless instructors leave and others come. We have witnessed countless innovations and contributed many of our own. We entered West Point in an era of peace — we leave it in an age of war, finishing the last six months under constant high feeling and intense emotion A good half of the Editorial Staff — invalu- able Associate Editor Richard V. Travis. 476 m 1)11 the [Xjssihility of early graduatii n. Because of this constant threat, the 1941 HovvitziiR was put out under pressure a pressure that began when wc were Cows and extended all the way down the line from the l.ditor-in- Chicf to the last Plebe typist. It was a pressure of work that hit all of us hard, hut to which the entire staff re- sponded magnificently. One of the chief aims of this Howitzer was originality and the best way of securing it was by the judicious use of pictures and lots of them. To johnny Brooks and his staff — Mike Aliotta, Harry Trimble, and Tom Maxwell belongs all the credit for the best Hovvitzi:r photo- graphic job yet. They became more than anathema to the Corps, but they got their pictures. Clayton Boggs and Bob Tuttle did the Activities and Occasions. Ted Slinev and Bert .Xndrus had the immense |ob of compiling and editing the classes ' biographies, while Curt Chapman and John Rossell did a great job on Sports. " Baron " ' on Schriltz is largely responsible for the art design; Canella did the Departments. .Meanwhile the other staffs had likewise begun their work earlier than usual and soon were far ahea d of all Captain Gavin, Officer-tn- Ckari r jnJ hrlffu! jjiiior y An EJiter Von Schrilix_ and Aisislant MiMaiter an larfflj riifoniiHt jtr frototrjfhti hJltor Bn«kj and ijtl AsMilanti I rtmiiir, i laxurti . Ufrr analhima It tht Ctrfi tut ihty inn f,tt iht ftetimi: 417 Ailvtrrishit, tAanafjtr Elder and Assistants Kami, Clinlmi, iunl Biirtchatll pushed aditrthing to a niw high. Bi«f,r.,p n EJ,r. SInin .n,.l Aminn u,f.; hio rdphtn. :, .,„J pr, previous Howitzer ' s performances. In this held ot business, the Howitzer ' s onlv equal in the country is Navv ' s Lz cky Bj . To be able to produce a book of this calibre with a cost to the cadet very much less than such an annual would cost outside of the academy is a real business achievement. To accomplish it there must be no ex- pensive mistakes in production, the limited circulation and adver- tising facilities available must be pushed to the utmost, and, by eliicient management, the production costs must be pared to the barest minimum. The best Howitzer business staff yet was headed by Howard Felchlin, and under him, Lou Elder high-pressured the Advertising Staff to a new record while Tom Curley was doing the same for cir- culation. The business associates —Dessert, Clinton, Ramee, and Burtchaell made themselves invaluable. The work of the entire Business Staff was of para- mount importance and of huge proportions — and It was well done. We owe thanks to manv in cuilian life, notably to Mr. George Heffernan of B. J. H., invaluable throughout all phases of production, to Mr. Robert Lo ell who did a superlative |ob on lavout and de- sign, and to the unfailing Mr. Charles Weilert, of White Studio. The ofiicer-in-charge of the Ho- wrrzER, Captain Gavin, has generously contributed much time and labor, and has been a very valuable ad iser in matters of general policy. This IS a Howitzer that we feel is different, just as we, as a class, feel that we are different. There will never be another quite like it. We feel, perhaps Schcdnlfi ' Editor Ad; had photozraphtr and subject the Jm CiilclLi took cart of thi Dcpartmtiiti ' wnttup 478 ' «!»valiijii, The company rtprrsttitnliits ihi men who iliil ihr iiituiit iillint to i A 11 i a bit smiiulv, tli.u uc have hccn pioneers in several respects. For the HowrrziiR we wanted w as the informal one — a gacher- ini; of recollections and memories, not merely a precisclv collected, formalized vearbook. To achieve this end we have tried to spread our feeling of informality throughout these pages; we have lavished photographs, shots of our classmates, evervwhere; we have used sketches and informal captions in short, we have concentrated on the West Point ot the Cadet. To achieve this end while simultaneously prcscrxing the essence ot worthwhile dignity inherent m all HowixziiRS has been somewhat of a problem. How well we have reconciled the almost irreconcilable is for you to decide. For we have de- parted from tradition in many ways. Hut the Howuzkr is published now. We are satisfied with our work we hope that the Corps and the class will cherish it and remember it as we who have made it do — as a great task, and as one which we were very proud to assume. Circiil.it ion M,in,if,tr Ciirlty Jiil a irtat job on selling the Corf ( oiji s and Tiittlt Wirt tht Editon for Actiiitits ami 0: The ewbnonic EJito tf an J Bn.i. i r, why did they nickn ' QjiasimodoV THE LJOINTEIl One of Colonel Wheat ' s favorite observations concerns the pendulous swing of manners and morals as reflected in the written word. From Puritan austerity to Restoration license, from Victorian prudery to post- war Hemingway, we can follow action to reaction. In less than two decades we have witnessed the same phenomenon within the pages of The Pointer. Begun after the collapse of the Bniy, the new periodical bore little resemblance to its ancestor of dubious repute. During the Twenties heavy emphasis was placed upon sports and humor. Then came a change. Sedateness and dignity crept between the covers. Some of the articles seem to have been composed — written is too light a word — by cadets who put on full dress coats before picking up a pen. The peculiar brand of cadet humor was never suppressed, but more and more the emphasis was placed upon dignity. However, some realized that we already have The Howitzer to record the sterner, " Spartan Mother " as- pect of our lives. And this year McElroy, Vaughan, Campbell, et al gave the pendulum a terrific shove. When the plebes left the EJitfjr-:n-Clncf McEIroy with Mr. Aloore, the printer. «i« I first issue on our desks we recognized only the name. Old de- partments were still present, but in holiday dress. Yet this streamlined edition, for all its freshness, has not be- come a victim, a fawnint; pawn in the hands of the ever-changing fads. Rather it has retained something of the spirit of its predeces- sors, content to give new life and animation to the old order rather than to fear it down completely and erect a new one in its place. From the editorial pages to Pyrene ' s ribald remarks, one characteristic has been preserved a negative one. Like all the volumes before, the new issues never lapse into the " tvpical col- lege comic " class. Perhaps because of the lack of pretty co-eds our tastes remain essentially masculine, and like all stubborn males we take pride in the fact that our magazine portrays our life as it IS. Discipline and rigid routine remain the backbone; it is the aim of The Pointer staff to present this otherwise drab subject matter and all its ramifications in an interesting and pleasing light to all its readers. While the word " streamlined " has been applied to the maga- zine, its contents have paradoxically broadened in scope. No longer is it essentially a magazine for the First Class. Though the senior class received the attention it deserves as such, plebes, yearlings, and even furh)ugh-dazed cows find in The Pointer repre- sentative pages. It has become into practice for each issue to Th( first cIjjs hraini of tht outfit- CUpp tt at. ALi;or County . Ojfiitr w Charf t u,iJ htlpjul Jiji hisl arlooniiti in tht Crpi ti-i Art it jj. i ,. De Si i ' a, Ktlehtr, and Graham reported on Sports for the Corps. The iiiJiifiHiMc iinul.ition it,,fj-the fho sold thi -Po. represent a certain aspect of Cadet life. For mstance, we have the Furlough number showing that " furlo " is not always a snare and a ' delusion, the Equipment issue showing the pros and cons for the) arious uniforms, and e en that special publication, the Femme ' s ' " number, oliering advice to femmes who have the desire to toe the. mark in true military fashion. Always the " Official Publication ofi the Corps of Cadets, " it has captured the " inner workings and: hidden mechanisms " of the Corps. While the Howitzkr does a brilliant |ob of presenting the serious side of our life as cadets, r v; ' Pati tcr removes our cross belts and shows us stumbling blearv-eveds to vet another reveille. :«iiitcres .• iiliurT ;ofdvili jveikl JeiBv, tk The mderclass staff— cradle of editors and lu,w„e manaie, 482 ■ msiantc, n; ' ; w always a ii,.r. , : pros and tons : ■ ;: Wiaiioa, ilie F;r.::;s ve4s(lesir;:ij:i;:h; UGLE NOTES c inner workiso ix : ihe HownzEj ; ;■ i )four!ifeasa:;:-, ' ' f s snuninj Wein ' -cved !t .1 hook conrains iiiforiiuuioii, it is cJuLatini;, it ir contains wit, Iniiiior, or depicts the lighter rnoineius of a group, it is i ' teresting, if it contains all of these factors, it is stupendous! Needless to say, this is the ultimate goal toward which all editors of Bunle i otes strive. It is their duty to present in the most interesting fashion possible all necessary data relative to the Military Academy which will impart to all readers a clear- cut picture of It. Although the Ih gle Notes is published partly for the informa- tion of civilians interested in our activities, its chief purpose is to gi e the New Cadet a complete though brief picture of the Academy, the Corps, and the traditions and customs for which thev both stand. Containing those pieces of " plebe knowledge " which all plebes must memorize immediatelv upon becoming New Cadets, this little handbook helps to make that transi- tional period from Civilian to Cadet a little easier for all comers. Many are the hours that we have all spent pouring over the pages of this book during our first few weeks at the Academy. It plays such an important part in the beginning of our military careers that it has become appropriately known as the " Plebe Bible. " However, quite unlike other bibles ours fluctuates more or less from vear to ear in an attempt to combine the old with the new. Remaining basically the same in content because traditions and institutions become sounder with age), our Bue lt Notes changes materially only in form, for its chief missions to inform the curious, to instruct the eager — are always the controlling hand, preventing radicalism and sensa- tionalism. Editors Koy ami Thoniiis— ihiy g att the p ibcs all tin ilop, f. ' CiiJcy Th, B,s. Top 486 ;;A.- I : ' . IrC. v. ' f — « »i ;.-»»«l l » » » -r rtin MM U .. J „ T .jrL«i It Caii ' r Happen Here " was ccrtainh ' no title of the e,Ay time cnioved hv all at Camp Illumination. Things did hap|x;n here hig things, crazv things, exciting things, and tunnv things. People were all ditrerent for some reason or other. Cadets laughed and romped around in their frivolous costumes as if they had not a care in the world. Femmes in their own colorful tricky outfits were works of beautv and joys for the evening. T.vcn quiet, serious minded odiccrs were thrown oil their high horses and got up . millng. Of course, as usual the fete commenced in historic CampClinton. Tents were " Looped and Rolled " By orders, sir for the occasion Bnak It t 487 ' »- 488 ||iHMMiM £is±£;3 a ! MHWIM M with cvcrv other ten r .throwing a little party before the hiu one hepan. I ' lehes in each company ex- hibited artistic masterpieces which enhanced the grandeur ot their company streets. Sluggoids of the romantic " 23 Cluh " paraded the streets in " Sing-Sing " uniform, having the time of their lives. Leaving heaveniv summer camp behind, everyone joined the grand march to the gvm, guided by a brilliant A, searchlight. Were people amazedt ' They didn ' t tind the gvm at all. They found New York in all its glorv- Coney Island, Radio City, Harlem, and The German-American, all for the asking. 489 mtmam - — ' « s.W.».«.. " Funiculi, funicula, life is just a Mardi Gras. " Not truer words were ever arranged to music. No Mardi Gras in history ever surpassed our partv of parties. No girls on our green earth could have been prettier than the fcmnx-s at West Point. Hesitating momentarily, we spy goddess-like creatures in multi-colored ar- ray, eves sparkling, smiles flashing as thev and vc gaily laugh at King Dick and Queen Tom, sovereigns of the festival. We watch Bud and Buzz, our kings of jive, burn up the deck Pyro, the fire-eater, startles and almost horrifies us. But this is MarJi Gras — and everybody ' s happy! . . UlTDHEDTH NIGHT H " to the BUk Pn HiJJiii riidcnct of false frcnt Snow lay deep on the plain; i loom Jroo|- cd from cvcrv shoulder, it had been a long, hard winter. Then came the day! Old Man Winter and Lady Gloom walked off the deep end together, and all you had to do was step into the Little Theatre just off North Area, and all your troubles were over. There it was -Malum in Se 194rs 100th Nitc Show, complete with hula girk. ;. iirii sc-.i sunshine. Black Blots — and Ricnzi. Created in the holiday atmosphere of the " Pic " In Foster, de Silva, N ' aughn, and Tanous, Malum in Se was bound to be a not from the time " A. IV " Harding roller-skated into the Com ' s office until Aliotta-Tanous shouted the last " Hold it, " and the dual-personality Prince flashed his last photo bulb. The show had everything — Maior Dillem ' s FACTS, Col. Alex ' s Instruments, 493 The darka- snk of the Corp They pulled the strings 494 ■ rwkJi hlrilir-r-r-r:: V here i ttmtri H.inics .ind N ' ohle, Hcd Hi)j;ctarr, Cluck Sling ' s " A-l-l-l Righ t " and csix-;ially the seductive hula hips ot Sliny. Hill Purdv and his crew had liuilt a Malihonv Island that put Dclalicid to shame, and the sarong- lad dancing chorus plus those quiet beauties, Glcnda and Donna, convinced the T.D. (even Col. Shambers i that life on the Isle was " The Life, " while the entire Corps laughed another Dialectic Society presentation into success. 495 F,„„th a.,u Exl-:hir„m UHE WEEK BooM, for th, Folk, ■ m ,H I-ro ' . In June Week, accivitics at the Military Academy reach a hiijli point. From the closing dav of aca- demics to the reading of the last name on the new make list not an hour is wasted in making of the week one oi the nation ' s most colorful spectacles. June Week is primarily, of course, dedicated to the graduating class. For them the highlights arc Graduation Ride, Baccalaureate Services, the dedication of the class window and memorial organ stops III the chapel, the Superintendent ' s reception, graduation parade, and (inallv graduation exercises. Others also have their fling, and for the Alumni of the Academy, June Week isofsjiccial interest. Many of the past classes hold reunions at West Point, and while quartered in barracks live again the 497 Ili Ki,,,-, af rh Tra. days spent as cadets. The dav before graduation there are Alumni Exercises on the phiin and the Annual lunchet)n of the Association of Graduates in Cullum Hall. For the undergraduates, too, June Week has its moments. To the plehes it means the Gymnasium Exhibition and after Graduation Parade, Recognition. The Yearlings look forward to the beginning of Furlough after Graduation Exercises. The Second Class takes over as the new Firsties with the reading of the ne.v make list. To be en|oyed by all are the hops, horseshow, and parades. Every night hops in the Gymnasium, Cullum Hall, or the Thayer Hotel make June Week more pleasant, and early in the week the West Point Horseshow Association holds a two-dav show. Every day To r .t Cj ' i. iH oj tin l-Miball Team 498 bi .! ; 0 ii-7- and a Gentleman 500 As the Corps Looks On t m " i 1 1 I ' m mmmamitti ' i ! Nfii Miki, il j there is a parade ot soiresort. Iniportant are the Athletu Review in uhicli tlie athletes receive trophies, the Stars and Awards Parade to honor the outstanding cadets academically and tactically, and Graduation Parade. Then for the lirst and last time the Corps passes in rcvic.v for the graduating class, who stand with hats raised in salute to those thev leave behind. ACKITOWLEDGMEITTS f George Heffernan Charles Weilert Curtis Publishing Company McClelland Barclay Robert Lovell White Studios Safron Art Gallery Cadet J. A. Brooks — Kodachromes Cadet T. W. Maxwell — Kodachromes Dmitri Kessel Acme Photos International News Service The Handley Library I i 502 GEITEHAL INDEX AcTiviTiBs, Cadet VOMINISTRM ION " A " MiiN, Major " A MiN, Minor A riii.iriLs Baseball Basketball Boxing Cross-Couxtry Fencing Football Golf Gymnastics Hockey Lacrosse Polo Soccer Swimming Track Class History Colors Color Guard c ompan ' ies A B C D E F G Pa.t c No. 57 H 41 1 .... K . . 384 L . . . . 420 M . . . . . 379 Co R PS . 407 Departments . 395 430 First Class Biographies . 424 In Mimoriam 434 . 386 Navy Games . 442 Occasions . 432 Camp Illumination . 426 Hundredth Night Show . 401 June Week . . 440 M RDi Gras . 422 . 428 . 413 Publications Bugles Notes Howitzer . 331 Pointer 83 Staff--. B n i ion 82 1st 2nd .... 3Rn 74 Staff, Regimental 76 78 80 Underclasses . 2nd Class of 1942 84 86 3rd Class of 1943 4th Class of 1944 88 ' iews Pane No. 90 94 96 98 100 67 52 106 . 104 . 447 84 486 490 . 496 494 475 483 . 476 . 480 73 92 93 32! 322 325 328 503 HISTORY The Army Mutual Aid Association was born of necessity. A group of American Army officers, seeing the need of immediate help for their families in emergency, with moderate cost to themselves, instituted this life insurance concern in 1879. Among its charter members were Generals Philip H. Sheridan, Arthur MacArthur, R. C. Drum, G. W. Davis, W. R. Shafter, S. B. M. Young, and Emory Upton. For over three score years, this strictly mutual enterprise, constituted and di- rected by its Army Officer membership, has provided Army Officers with life insurance at reasonable rates, has consistently made immediate payments of benefits and never defaulted upon a payment. It is the only fully cooperative life insurance association limiting eligibility for membership to Army Officers. The institution ' s strongest advocates are its members and the widows it has helped. It maintains no agents working on commission and no profits or savings accrue to any one except those insured. It has survived the later Indian campaigns, the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, the Boxer Rebellion and the World War as well as panics and economic depressions and is a strong institution today. Those insured are carefully selected risks of varied age, rank and duty in the Army . The Experience Table shows the growth of membership to have been gradual, consistent and healthy, and that the increase in members has conformed closely to the increases in the Army since the inception of the institution. The mortality rate has averaged low. The age of its members has held comparatively voung. The financial reserve is larger than ever before. Death benefits are paid instantly, SI, 500 being transmitted by uire and the balance bv mail. An outstanding feature of the Association ' s work is its help in preparing the pension and other claims for the bereaved parents, widows and children of its mem- bers. This service, by trained and experienced agents, assures the dependents of members that they will be fully informed concerning rights to Government allow- ances. The importance of this service may be appreciated by the fact that families of ofhcers who were not members of the Association are known to have lost thousands of dollars because of failure to hie timely claims and proper supporting evidence for pensions and other Government allowances. Assistance is also given in the prepara- tion of claims for the collection of insurance in commercial companies. Every eligible Army Officer should become a member and support the work of this Association, both as a matter of good business and as a matter of esprit dc corps. ARMY MUTUAL AID ASSOCIATION V. R DE1 ' . RTMENT WASHINGTON, D. C. 504 The N FANTR V JoUKN ' A III " i ar siu " Tke Gteat Pattnet fii ol ' k 1. CObRTLiV WAKNLR SWAShV COMfANV, CLt LLAND n If f ' ' P cLn atQcLne±± an d JO. QCLCe This inei wriihlc ccUtioti of t . ' c Howitzer obvio zsly is waile co i iiierciiilh possible only hcdi tse of the many line jirws who give US the spousovsliip of their aJrertising. The Jtl vert is nig piiz es therefore not onh merit our careful redilnig hut the advertisers deservedly should be " borne m iiiind " when our requirements permit us to reciprocate their patronage. I( mmm . -z- fcisafMserw C U R T I S S I O M 1 1 A W K I 1 C, H T t R JUfffflW -Ohcla-kt TfffTWt America needs airplanes, engines, and propellers — by the thousands. To build them, and build them fast, America must have larger and better equipped air- craft factories than ever before. Two years ago, United Aircraft began a vast expansion program toward this end, involving the expenditure of more than 50 million dollars for new facilities. That program is now virtually complete. More than a million and a half square feet of floor space have been added in new buildings, millions of dollars worth of new machinery have been installed, and employment has jumped from 5,000 to 20,000 workers. Most important of all — production has steadily and rapidly increased. Today three modern plants are humming 24 hours a day, building Pratt Whitney engines, Hamilton Standard propellers, and Vought- Sikorsky aircraft at the fastest rate in their history. Here is proof of the vigor and resourcefulness of the American aircraft industry in meeting the unpre- cedented requirements for aeronautical equipment at home and abroad. LMTfDdlRCHflH Cr €D FL F CD FL I ■ o r%i East Hartford , Connecticut + PRATT WHITNEY ENGINES VOUGHT-SIKORSKY AIRPLANES ♦ HAMILTON STANDARD PROPELLERS 510 m " i 7]iej sfciir r;« if . ..with iUNfiFli FAklA. SI.IIUUL FUUIUCRAPH THE Fail-child M-62 Trainer is powered by Ranger with six cylinders in-line. This unbeatable combination for primary training gives extra visibility on either side and over the slim engine cowling . . . extra propeller clearance due to the high thrust- line of the inverted engine. Extra profits conic to the schools that have been luckv enough to get these shi])s for their Air Corps train- ing programs because of the elimimitioii if valve checks between overhauls. Over lhri- ' liiMidrcd Kaiigcr Falrdiild arc making iii-w rcconls in active service lor n maiiilcriarici- ciols and lor maximum training RANGER aiuchaft ei giives f.iriiiinjjdulc, liiiii, ' f.slaiid, N. V. IJIVISIDN OF FAIHCHILll ENGINE AND AIHI ' LANE (;mUM)l ATION i ) irs | cr onlh ir|ilanc. Vnd 112 new ships cai ■k n ing off ihc |ii ' ( diii ' li in line mark im llii- licgimiing of llic pari Hang- er and !■ airiliilil arc | la ing in training |)il ls for national ilcfcnsc. h 512 The Lockheed P-38, one of the world ' s fastest interceptor pursuit (lirphinrs. LOCK IIKRI) AIRCRAFT () R EM) R T 1 1) N • 111 RBANK. (: I,IFORM Cy n t n WeLcomina Committee As contractors to the II S Army Ait Curps. BEECHCKAKT bids ioi a i Ijce on the Welcoming Commillee to the class of 1941 ds its members are commissioned. The BEECHCRAFTS now in use, and under construction for Personnel Transport, Hiqh-Altitude Photography, and Advanced Training, are designed and constructed to bear out this welcome by rendering dependable service and optimum perform- ance under all conditions BEECH A I R C R A F T CORPORATION G43 1 EAST CENTRAL WICHITA KANSAS, II S A 513 .... k - ANSWERS THE CALL FOR QUANTITY l ' t Already the largest producer of combat aircraft in America. Curtiss- Wright is speeding construction of three new plants at Buffalo, Columhus. and St. Louis, totaling 3.562,000 sq. ft. of area. The new- plants will produce the formidable Curtiss P-40B and P-40D Ad- vanced Pursuits, huge (.urtiss-Wright Transport Cargo airplanes, and training planes for the U. S. Army Air Corps, in addition to Dive-Bonibers, Scout-Observation, and training planes for the Navy. When the present program is completed, the Curtiss-Wright plants will total approximately - ,40(),000 square feet. Curtiss-Wright is answering the call for quantity w ith the largest aircraft expansion project in the National Defense program. Curtiss- Wright Corporation Airplane Division Buffjlo Plants CURTISS-WRIGHT Curtiss-Wright Corporation Airplane Division Columbus Plant Curtiss-Wright Corporation Airplane Division St. Louis Plant I I 514 iilliiMittM MMki I A- " 4s ? s ii v (.;,i.M, .(muIi,,., -u REPUBLIC AVIATION HIGH ALTITUDE PURSUIT INTERCEPTORS REPUBLIC AVIATION CO l{ IM)I{ A lIOiS FARMINGDALE. A) i: ISLAM). . .. l. S. V. Cotit rtiitors tit I li r I iiilril Stiiirs Army Air Corps 315 in lli( Ail WITH national security today closely linked with supremacy in the air, America is swiftly pre- paring the most formidable fighting air force the world has ever known. Playing its part in this program, the Curtiss Pro- peller Division of the Curtiss -Wright Corporation has expanded almost continuously during the past year to meet the ever increasing needs of the U. S. Army and Navy. Today it has plants, for the manufacture of Curtiss Electric Propellers, in Caldwell, Clifton, N. J.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Indianapolis, Ind. — is now pre- paring to build America ' s largest single aircraft propeller plant at Beaver, Pa. CURTISS PROPELLER DIVISION Curtiss-Jfripht Corporation • CALDWELL, N. J. New Curtiss Plant at Caldwell. Neiv Jersey 516 ill ■ " - »™ ii ' K? P R E r ' S I o N An Important Ingredient of Production In aircraft engine buiklinj;, mass production means little without mass precision. Wright has carried out its vast expansion program for nat ' 3nal defense without sacrificing any part of the rigid system of quality control which has earned a place of world-wide leadership for Wright Aircraft Engines. Six factories totaling approximately 5, ( ()(),() )() sq. ft. now contribute to the greatest line of power proiiuceil for aircraft in .America. •.VRIGHT AHRONAUTICAL A Ditisioit of Ciirtiis-Wrighl Cnrporttlini, C:ORPORAriON Paterson, New Jersey 517 Aerol Main Leg Strut for NAF Model N3N-3 10.50 Steerable Tail Knuckle DOING OUR PART • We arc proud ol llic privileoje extended us to join forres with the U. S. Corps of Cadets in tlie general [(rograin lor defense of the (Country. Aerol Sliock Absorb- ing Struts are standard equipment on some or all models built by the manufae- turers of the following famous airplanes: Bell, Boeing. Brewster. British De- Ha illaii(i. (Canadian Car. Consolidated. Curtiss-Wright. Douglas. Griniiman. Lockheed. Martin. NAF, Noorduyn. North American, Northrop. Republic. S|)artan. Stearnian. Stinson. St. Louis Aircraft. Vega. Voiight -Sikorsky. Vultee. • (ILECO Pneumatic Tools — riveters, chippers. drills, grinders, and rammers, miscellaneous air tools and accessories — are familiar favorites in industrial plants throughout the Coimtry. We have designed and produced in large numbers a spe- cial line of small riveters for the aircraft factories. • (;LK ELAND Hnck Drills, paving breakers, wagon drills, pneumatic diggers and tampers are doing their part in building the Country ' s road system, and in general construction work, whether for the Government or private interests. The Bell ••Airacohra " , jas.t interceptor pur- suit airplane, makes safe, soft landings en Aerol Shock Absorbing Struts. AEROl STRUTt Aerol Main Leg Strut for North American Model BT-9 Tail Strut for Stearman PT-13 Trainer THE CLEVELAND PNEUMATIC TOOL COMPANY 3734 EAST 7 JLtk S T RLtl • C LE V E LA N D, O H I O ijlL i MM .-A am COLRTE Y NATIONAL FORGt AND ORDNANCh COMPANY muT Pnoductlon DEFENS J ..Aj ■ joery XJiwil lOisit iv i n THE B CORPORATION Contractors to the L ' nited States Army, ! ai and Coast Guard and Aircraft Engine Builders 136 WEST 52nd STREET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 520 .1 AMERICA ' S MOST MODERN BRASS MILL Jf !=L. " ' H BRIDGEPORT BRASS tRIDCEPORT MASS COMPANY • tRIDGEPORT. CONN " Bridgcpdrt ' ESTAtllSHED ia«5 i. I A J THE ARlllVDEL CDRPDR ITIDIV Baltimore, Md. DREDGING — CONSTRICTIOX ENGINEERING jinl Distnhiitors of SAND • GRAVEL • STONE it nl COMMERCIAL SLAG ,iMf " On Guard Where Teinpeni tu n s Must Be Watched IliTr trf |iiriil clirikill;; ol li ' Mi|M ' ratiiri- is an irn| iirtaiil lai ' lor in |irii liirliiin or nia- (liin.- n|Miali..ii. MO ' l ' OCO I nilM-lfiall iHrmoinrlrr-oin- lriliiilr 111 iiiiica-iil illicKiiiv . MltK »(( ) III, li, aim- I li.r- iiHMiHlri- an- mailr «illi nii- iiiiiiMi- -tanilaril sralf ran«;r liir -|iiiilii- iii|iiiiriiniil- ami loinliinc a Tiirar v illi si roil " :, si III I ill- 11 Mis I nil ' I ion. Maiji- ami iiaraiil ' i-il li an i i;:aiii alii n llial lias jiin s|irriali ril in lln- inaniilaitiiri ' nl |iri ' i ' isiiin trin|irraliiri ' iiiiiiratin iii lriiiiii ' iil Im ' a iaiinn anil iniiiistrial iisrs. Mnlu M rlir ( .aiiiii- A I i|iii| iiiinl l)i .. riir I ' ll rlrii ' iili -l ilr ( .. ( lii ' -l.i- llliL ' .. , ' « Virk. N. . moToco INDUSTRIAL THERMOMETERS 521 PRESSLY OR INSPECTION f PRESS With the HofFman Model " X " press in your post tailors, you ' ll pass inspection with flying colors. In the Army and in civilian life, HofFman pressing machines are the favorites of dry cleaners and tailors. You ' ll find them wherever you go, standing guard over the appearance of personnel, keeping uniforms sharply creased and wrinkle-free. UC IVAWHillilkT MACHINERY • 9 Ml Vb E SwKikSH CORPORATION General Offices: 105 Fourth Ave., New ' York MANUFACTURERS OF LAUNDRY MACHINERY AND GARMENT PRESSING EQUIPMENT For RESULTS ' ; Precision Mauiifacturing —Use Brown S. Sharpe MILLING MACHINES GRINDING MACHINES SCREW MACHINES MACHINISTS ' TOOLS CUTTERS AND HOBS PUMPS OTHER SHOP EQUIPMENT m Catalog gladly sent on request. Brown Sharpe Mfg. Co., Providence, R. I., U. S. A. BRDW SHARPE 522 Ills m ;es iiiei .ILLt- Cooyrighl USA 1740 by the Singer Mfg. ConiDOity All right! r.t.r.td fo ... It is a fact established by long association and complete cooperation with industries and institutions in virtually every field where sewing machines are used. Into the design and manufac- ture of Singer machines go the knowledge and skill ac- quired through nearly 90 years of leadership in sewing ma- chine production. Nothing but the best of materials and work- manship could have given Singer its world-wide reputa- tion for high quality. Branch offices of the Singer Company are ready to serve you at all times and will wel- come the opportunity to ossict you with any sewing problem. SINGER SEWING MACHINE COMPANY MANUFACTURING TRADE DEPARTMENT 149 BROADWAY. NEW YORK. N. Y. 6ronch«f in all pnncipol cififi 51S 230,000 POUNDS of ARMOR-CLAD INSURANCE for an AREA VITAL to OUR DEFENSE PRODUCTION This 1 libber-insulated, steel armored. 23,- 000 volt submarine po ver cable was recently delivered to a major utility company on an or- der placed in anticipation of the vital need for unfailingpouerinoneof the nation ' s key indus- trial areas in the National Defense Program. Nearly 15 inches in circumference and weighing 20 lbs. per foot, this cable, one of the largest rubber-insulated cables ever made, required for its construction, 16 ' 2 tons of Okolite high xoltage insulation, 261 4 tons of copper. 51 1 2 tons of gahanized steel armor wire and 19 tons of asphalts, tapes, jute filling and the like, as well as 3 tons of Monel metal shielding tape, five one-thousandths of an inch in thickness. The making of such a cable for the pur- pose of assuring the maintenance of a steady flow of vital materials and munitions, consti- tuted another of the jobs in which we take l)articular pride and of which we have had a generous quota. Into them we have poured all the manufacturing experience of our sixty-two years and from them we ha e learned in alu- able things about the making ol better cables for all kinds of electrical service including anti- aircraft fire control, submarine mine and other exacting military requirements. The Okonite Co., Passaic, N. J., offices in principal cities. Okonite i Wires Cafcles Aircraft Radio € 4 II ■ O II A T I n 7i Dcs!g}iers and Mcini fcicti revs of Milittiry Aircrajt Kiidio Eq ipi ie)?t II 4» (» : ' T O . . ,1 . . I ' . X . A , V AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC Produced by the originator of the automatic telephone. Automatic Electric private telephone systems have a back- ground of over forty-five years of successful application and constant improvement. Thev are noted for their instant response, accurate operation and rugged, reliable construction. These qualities have proved to be ot patticuiar value in the service of every branch of national defense, where equipment must function with unfailing regularitv, even under the most adverse and difficult conditions. For full information, address .American . utomatic Electric Sales Company, 1033 V ' . Van Buren Street, Chicago, Illinois. AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC Telephone, Cotnmiinkation and Signaling Products 324 INDISPENSABLE IN MODERN WARFARE The THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN The T( ' ommy Gun is used extensively in many branches of the armed forces of the United States and those of the British Empire. Remarkably light, easy to handle, and with great destructive power, the Tommy Gim is a one-man weapon of proved reliability. It has repeatedly demonstrated its effectiveness in actual combat conditions on various fronts during the present war. AUTO-ORDNANCE CORPORATION Bridgeport, Conn. 1437 Railroad Ave. 525 w AMERICAN ARMAMENT CDRPDRATIDN 6 East 45TH Street New York City Kollsynan Precision To the pilot — the man in the sky — the precision of his instruments is of vital importance. That fact is borne in mind throughout every step of Kollsman Air- craft Instrument manufac- ture—in material selection, supervision of each opera- tion, exhaustive testing and final rigid inspection. In short, each Kollsman Instrument is an achieve- ment in precision, reaffirm- ing in service the truth of Ko smon for Precision. The toolmakers microscope- one of many fine instruments necessary in producing preci- sion-built oircroff instrumenls. II proiects a highly -magnified image measurable lo minute frocfions of on inch KOLLSMAN mSTIIUMENT DIVISION tO-OI 45 " AVE. SPERRY GYROSCOPE COMPANY Inc. BROOKLYN . NEW YORK 326 itlHaiiiiBu mid Radio Enlists for National Defense 4 ' THK RADIO INDUSTRY has answerfd tho call to national defense with an all out " accel- eration of creative activities. In research, in operation, in pro- duction— from blueprint to wave- lentrth- the watchword is Service tor the Needs of Uncle Sam ! For radio today has attained front-line rank in thenational de- fense program. Its magic voice keeps our citizens informed, unites our nation as a vast com- munity for free discussion. It links together the 21 republics of our hemisphere in bonds of fru ' iulsbip and mutual interest. It enables us to communicate around the world, to reach out to ships at sea, and to guide our a iators through fog and night. Whole-hearted Response As a leader in radio research, as the inly company that makes and does everything in radio, the Radio Corporation of America is proud of its call to dut. ' . It eagerly enlists its facilities and personnel in the service of the American people. The emergency finds RCA fully prepared. Months ago the must " orders went to e ery subsidiary of the compan , w ith the ri-sult that at the present moment it is making dail) contri- butions through its great labora- tories, ceaselessly acti e in re- search — through its manufactur- ing company, in the production of radio apparatus — through communications. Hashing mes- sage traffic around the earth — through radiomarine, in all-round communication sen ' ice at sea- and through the National Broad- casting Company, in nation- wide, world-wide broadcasting. To fill the need for men with technical skill, RCA Institutes is training radio operators. Accepting the Challenge Using all the resources at its com niand, the Radio Corporation of America is meeting every demand for sen ' ice — with ex- panded facilities, increased production, with smooth func- tioning speed. In assuming its vital share in national defense, RCA realizes it opportunity to help preser e the unity and integrity of our national life. Each of its thou- sands of employees pledges his energies and enthusiasm to pro- ducing all needed equipment on schedule, to making America ' s radio communication system the most efiicient on earth. (j ' l) R.VUlO CUKI ' UK.MION OK A. li:;Kl(J. iy RADIO CITY • NEW YORK 9 527 r. APOINTE I IHanujfactui ' erS of BROACHING MACHINES ana BROACHING EQUIPMENT THE LAPDIIVTE MACHIM TOOL CD. HUDSON, MASSACHUSETTS WHO jREAD THE THEflVJEr -HOWJTZEnS The " Mfii B.liind Tl.e Kaiiks " at READCO are 10()9f American . . . and rifjlilfnllv proud of their heritage. Tliey are proud, too. that READCO has heeii privileged, by private in- dustry, to pioneer tlie manufacture of How- itzers, Smokeless Powder Mixers and Chemical Mixing E |uipment for Uncle Sam ' s fighting forces. REID M1(1II ERV CO.. I (.. YORK, Pi 528 % ' J n INES [)C0 are pronJ 01 loo. llw ' irivale in- of Ho«- Itiona " mit ati (Lulpmcnt TTfflfSf " Daniel Hays Gloves :.ii 330 SERVICE MODEL ACE AUTOMATIC PISTOL CALIHhR 22 Long Riti- The COLT Service Model Ace is designed to provide econt)mical and eliicient training of militarv shooters who will later shoot the Government Model Automatic Pistol. Built on the same frame as the .45 caliber Government Model . . . the Service Model ACE features the ingenious Floating Chamber Mechanism which provides a recoil 4 times greater than the regular ACE. Thus the shooter is trained with an arm that allows him to change later to the heavier caliber pistol without the additional recoil being noticeable. Ifccausc of the saving in am- nuinition costs, the Service Model ACE will pay for itself in a short time. SPECIFICAIIONS .Ammunition: 22 Long Ride. Regular, High Speed or High clocity. Magazine Capacitv: 10 Car- tridges. Length of Barrel: 5 inches, Ixngth Over All: 8 ' 2 inches; .Action: Hand-hniihed; Weight: 42 ounces. Sights Fixed ramp front sight. Rear sight adju ' table for both elevation and windage. Trigger .iiul Hammer Spur: Checked, . rchcd Housing: Checked, Stocks: Checked Walnut. I " iiii h Blueil f!tt(:atj! i(,u coirs PATENT FIRE ARMS MFG. CO., Hartford, Connecticut 5 1 ' I J N.S.Mcvi ' i-JiU ' . MwiiFMirimius lit lilikii ' . ami Nihal Insimiici and f Eciuipnu ' iif AT YOUR SERVICE THE WORLD OVER JV.S. MEYER, INC. XEW VOIIK. . Y. TA-PAT-CO SLEEPING BAGS for OFFICERS You are equipped for sleeping ccmfort under any climatic conditions with a Ta-Pat-Co Bag built on approved specifications for officers ' use. In a Ta-Pat-Co Bag you get these special features . . . BUILT-IN FOOT POCKET EXTRA SHOULDER PROTECTOR KAPOK-FILLED MATTRESS Write for free folder showing styles of Ta-Pat-Co Sleeping Bags and other equipment. Sold by sporting goods dealers everywhere. AMERICAN PAD d TEXTILE COMPANY Greenfield, Ohio TfRFD TfiADt f AO WHITE DRESS GLO ' ES FINE LISLE HALF HOSE PURE WOOL SOCKS ATHLETIC SHIRTS WINDBREAKERS FULL FASHIONED ALL WOOL SWEATERS For the Most Exacting Dei hinds U. S. Army Stiindards CASTLE GATE HOSIERY and GLOVE CO Jnc. 432 FOURTH AVENUE, NEW YORK CITY E. B. Sudbury, Gtneral fAanager Maniifticturir . . . Established 1S7S ' DEHNER ' S CUSTOM MADE TO MEASURE BOOTS For Every Occasion j DRES.S ' r - SEMI-DRESS mm mtr THREE BUCKLE FIELD 1 Wt POLO ■ 1 JODHPUR ■ 1 NEW MARKET fl j FOX HUNTING !■ 1 BOOT TREES 1 H SAM BROWNE BELTS 1 1 ' , AND 1 8 L V ALL RIDING J l lj ACCESSORIES 1 Ilquist Li:ather Swatches THE DEHNER CO., INC. OMAHA NEBRASKA 532 533 The HORSTMANN Uniform Company Officers ' Ufiifornis and Eqiiipmnt • • • Horstmann Uniform: Are Y OKI- Be St Invest itieiit Thcv arc outstanding tiir their stvlc and comfort together with real value tor their price. VULCANIZED SEAMS 100% WATERPROOF THIS M.uh4 l IN A RAINCOAT IS YOUR GUARANTEE OF A 100% WATERPROOF GARMENT OF QUALITY MADE BY — 7= fTKI - = — 7 United States Rubber Coinpany ROCKEFELLER CENTER. 1230 SIXTH AVENUE. NEW YORK. N. Y. 534 mtsL « y. How to Deploy and find Cover PrtHttd to h(in(i(hs dtid (tluiiuhni ajiiipniiii tit tlif side vj the hiitili.. . he Jhit...l)iill lip oiir . crth Stars. ..rest. ()l lirlne (lehuvedt (.Jvcr 2T ' ) Ncais aj;(i. tlu- Nmlli St.ir ()()Ilii Mill (l(im[)aii was sclctkd t(p Mij)|)l hlaiikds 1(1 the AiadciiiN jxiiiit lo iciiicinhcr licii you have HLiiikits in a i)ig assortment ol colors, and has iuniished liieiii nearly every a gift to buy, or when you need weights and sizes.They ' re priced well year since. Rest assured that Uncle blankets lor your own home. Most within range. North Star Woolen Sam made his choice with care ... a dej)artnient stores carry Nortli Star Mill Company, Mirmeapolis, Minn. NORTH STAR BLANKETS HENRY V. ALLIEN CO Successors to Uorstt iaiiii Bros. CT ' .A en MAKERS OF ARMY EQUIPMENTS " TH.IT ll.iVli STOOD THE T [i S T M CE IS 15 " 227 LEXINGTON AVENUE (necir Thnn-Fomth Street NEW ORK CIT ' 535 UIVIFDRMS SAM BROWNE BELTS Boots Oxfords SiiiKTS Caps Rlil ' HKSKNTKI) T THK ANNUAL Graduating ( ' .L ss Exhibit SINCE 1924 SEE Ol R VERtODlCAL DISPLAY AT ALL M I LIT KY POSTS CATALOl.l E SI imiTTEl) ) REQUEST THE U niform Company leo.enwo Mdiiiildcliircrs of Fine TiunliS diul Liitiituiii Since IHW ms% Neverbreak Trunk Company, Inc. 171 MADIS ON AVE. NEW YORK FACTORY. WOODBLKV, N.J. ShDwerprDofed Gabardine Trench Cnats for Nme Years London Weatherproofs, Inc. has been privi- leged to serve in increasing numbers the mem- bers of West Point graduating classes. Our gabardine top coats and trench coats are tailored by experts long experienced in the manufacture of gabardine garments. Varieties of materials are available in different weights and shades, each Showerproofed bv the Cravenette process- The tailored comfort of a London Weather- proof garment assures you of an extremely serviceable showerproof coat suitable for wear with uniform or civilian attire. INC NEW YORK, NEW YORK EAL gC? i K7 O X F O K D S TICE ET LONDON ENGLAND 536 The Warrenton Woolen Co. TORRINGTON, CONNECTICUT UNIIORW CLOTHS " ek tei?? i;i Stc }hL nI Fcibrics joy tht )itw KtgnLitio)! Army Officer s dark blue and sky blue dress ' uniforms. Also ne quality cloths J or cdl u)nfon?i purposes. Cadet grays for Military Schools. i! § i! SPECIFIED AND WORN BY THE CADETS OF UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT 537 Civilian and Military tailors ' bpeeches makers 485 Madison Avenue - " New Yoark al .%2iid Siroel FIXE EQUIPMENT NEED NOT BE EXPENSIVE You are rated in the Service on your appearance — and you can afford the best. You will learn, that over a period of years, the finest will cost you no more per year — and you will have looked better all that time The finest Cap in the Army ESTABLISHED 1856 MANUFACTURERS OF Shirts and Pajamas for Officers Military Schools C ( ) R P (1 R A T I O N 261 LORIMER STREET, BROOKLYN. N.Y WolfsDn Trading Co. i ()»4 lihOADWAY • INEW YOnF. D istinciive Military Uniforms a n d Equipment REPRESENTED AT WEST POINT THE POST EXCHANGE 538 B MMtU ta inias m,N.Y. iq[D. i Chesta ELLEN DREW Chesterfield ' s Girl of the Month t y sfarring in Poromounf ' s ' Reaching for the Sun. " FIRST is the word for everything aboi Chesterfields .. .from the right combination of th( world ' s best cigarette tobaccos to the most moder manufacturing methods. You will find in Chesterfiel everything you want in a cigarette. A lore and more . . . Chesterfield is called the smoker ' s cigarette. MILLION Copxnght 1941. Uccnr M ui Tokacco Co. I AIM the spotlight at tlie graceful lines of this 1941 Buick — you ' ll - i- see why critics of style agree its bv far tlie best yet for beauty. Try its new roominess and comfort, test its steadier, softer ride — you ' ll soon find out beyond a doubt it ' s the best we ' ve ever made. But the hi thrill comes when you boss around the new Bnick Fireball engine — and when you feel the reserve power of Buick ' s Compound Carburetion cut in to swoop you up a hill with no slackening of speed. Without any need for complicating devices, this mighty powerhouse consumes no more gasoline at 50 than you used to require at 30— uses only 13. S - of its available power at 40 — gives you such abundant power that driving is smoother at every speed. Drop in soon at your Buick dealer ' s. See why the FlREHAlJ.S the thins for you in 1941 ! BROADWAY GARAGE MAIN STREET HIGHLAND FALLS, N. Y. 540 ' ' ' - -- ' ARMY LIFE TAKES AiM ENDURANCE! TRY INCREASING YOUR STAYING POWER Now. ..Drink KNOX GELATINE ! You know what army life takes . . . endurance and plenty of it! Try adding to your endurance simply by drinking Knox Gelatine regularly. In 26 group tests, 2 out of 3 who began, and 9 out of 10 who completed the 28-day Knox Build-Up said tiredness was definitely reduced. ATHLETIC COACHES " SOLD " ON KNOX Coaches and trainers in scores of colleges now specify Knox Gelatine on their training tables. They say teams receiving Knox regularly have extra comeback, much more endurance. HERE IS ALL YOU DO! Whv not try noiv to build tlljil -xtr;( .■tutvirniiix you may nrcd? Drink Kn.x . , It ' s ;i body-buiUiinn protein. Sun ply drink 4 envelopes a diiy for .; weeks, then 2 a diiy for 2 weeks, after that, as required. lEinpty 1 envelope ' , pku. i Knox into Klass ■ ' , filled with water or fruit juice, not ired. Stir and .Innk ininiediately If it Ihukens. stir inain I Write for FREE Emluran.e Bulletin Knox Gelatine. Dept. 91. Johnstown. N. Y Be s ire you iJrhik only Knox Oelutine. Knox is all protein . . . iiieil in all the above jfronp tests. In regular 4-envelope kitchen package or M-entelope money-sating package, .it all leat ing grocers ' . KNOX GELATINE A PROTEIN FOOD THAT FIGHTS FATIGUE I r I y III - Mil |il.li I III llir ri ill- liil rillli 1 mill I III lll.li llilii- lli.lt r.in ' t ..|;lllil (III- :.iir. M.nlir llial ' »li llir ilurulili ' KonuI ir. llir |iirr -iir l U |M ' « liter of liotli rin uilil Nax . loilijli unil ri|i;i:)-il iiiurliiiir. |{ii al Ik liiiill to -.liiilil il|i ill all kiilils of urallicr, to uitli-taiiil liii- liarilrnl of liaril-| Miliii : aliii-i-. Hill it iiiu aUo iiil.i -«t iii tokii.iM lli.il llii- ill-tiiiif |iiTil iTiiinl was iiiailf on a l(o al . . . llial. ill rixiliaii lifr. l{o al i llir li-ailiiij; t |M-- M ritiT liriaiini- it i rasirr anil (a. -tiT to o|MTat -. IIOYAL , tyi k%viiiti-:k ' yyj ry yxrrryx y r y yj L J |{| U |i»U Ml ( oMIKS W III N (M II I 11 I I) in I t l{ " S 22 EAST 42 ST. NEW YORK V. .;i i..M. hn,;s Ihll J-I. ' l ' l ' 541 HERE ' S A BRAND Nm ANSWER FOR YOU WHO LIKE YOUR CARS TRY a ' 41 Ford and you ' ll dis- New in length of wheelbase cover that its owners are get- and springbase! ting lots more than just an im- New in massive bodies; wider proved car . . . they ' re getting a seats, bigger doors! brand new car! Brand new in big- New in ride . . . soft, level, ness! Brand new in the look of big- luxurious! ness! Brand new in the jeel of n w in frame structure, bigness! A brand new high in 38 100% more rigid! years of making FORD mean more w in quietness of bodies, for your money! Before you make chassis, engine! your ' 41 choice ... see what you ' ll New quicker pick-up and get- get in your new car . . . see what ..way with thrifty V-8 power! you ' ll get for your old car . . . at j comfort, and your Ford Dealer ' s now! convenience throughout! Get the facts and you ' ll get a FOR 1941. . . 542 ' " - " • " - Tiffany Co. Jewelers vSilversmiths Stationers ThefiMili of Tiffany Co. yto iLs tnidltiotial jkuulard o Quality and iNTEGRir) ' ha )yheen reaxfuized ln The Service thmiujii cienemiiom Fifth Avenue 57™ Stri:i:t New York m: I 543 THE FOR S ANK ' " 74 WALL STREET NEW YORK CITY Founded May 11, 1829 A Mutual Bank • • Owned by and operated for over 138,000 Depositors • Deposits and Drafts from any Post in the World Due Depositors $150,000,000. • • Safe Deposit Boxes Bracket Your Objective and Go into Fire for Effect •• • • ••••• I.E. Caldwell 6i Co. JJIAMnNJ; MERCHANTS • S 1 Vf li S M I T H S • STAT1UNEI S MAKERS OF CLASS RINGS, SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STATIONERY AND EXCLUSIVE CHRISTMAS GREETING CARDS OF FINEST QUALITY CHESTNUT STUEET AT | UNI PER PHILADELI ' HIA 344 L i tni MlTY ] {)H The high qualify of Krementz cuff links has been known to Cadets of the U. S. Military Academy for over twenty-five years. To them, as officers, we offer jew- elry of the some impeccable quality for wear at all social functions. Evening Sets Tie Holders Cufflinks Collar Holders Collar Buttons Wrist Watch Bands At the Cadet Store, or at better jewel- ers and haberdashers everywhere. Write for booklet H-41, showing jewelry and its uses. KREMENTZ yeu it FOR C ' efttmnie L FOR SEVENTY FOUR YEARS KRtMtNTZ CO. NEWARK. NEW JERSEY SERVICE COMPANY Insuring the Officer His Wife and Cfiildren HERE ' S THE ANSWER . . . ... to the 2nd Lieutenant ' s insurance problem. It costs any life insurance company less to insure offi- cers than civilians . . . but in this officer ' s company, protection cost the officer less. For details write . . . UNITED SERVICES LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY WASHINGTON, D. C. .■tv . A (iill She ' ll .i rl,rr.,„- -,.ln ..r„.mMi.,t,„r ]...« rinil. Tl,r«- .rr gifl. ihni iir. rr r.,w olil. ihul aUayi. l rio« l.ark rr f.»,..llr.i. 545 RECOGNITION! For Having More Exclusive Features Than On All Other Typewriters Made! No " bends " in this machine — not in the completely new Remington Model 17! It passed " Beast Barracks " long ago — before anyone ever saw it but our testing engineers! Model Seventeen has everything a typewriter needs PLUS more exclusive fea- tures than on all other typewriters made COMBINED ! That means greater typing efficiency over a longer period of time than ever before. Behind each improve- ment is Remington ' s 66 years of successful pioneering in the typewriter field! And for the specific requirements of the Army are Signal Corps, Telegraphic, Medical and Weather Keyboards! All in all. the Model Seventeen is stripped for action ready to report for duty now ! REMINGTON PORTABLES FOR THE FIELD TYPEWRITER DIVISION For West Point Cadets! Tlic (iiiesi line of porlabic lv|ii ' - wrilcrs made from Remelte lo Oeluxe Noiseless Models, six in all! Operate as stiioothlv as ..Hire ■iiachiiies. ye( portable! Remington Rand Inc. Olive-Drab Carrying Case! Harnlsoine earrviiij; ease ci mes willi ea h porlable— Olive Drab earryinp ease available for Rem- inglon Model One, Model 5 and Deluxe Noiseless Portables on inited States Army orders only. BUFFALO. NEW YORK BRANCHES EVERYWHERE 546 THE YANKEE STADIUM Compliments American League Baseball Cllb of New York Edward G. Barrow, President I l.us numt on ivr ' itnig paper means whar ' STERLING " does on silver.. lor (:iit:ratio}is, Eaton ' s Fine Letter Papers have satisjied discriminatni tastes. T hey are attractively styled, meticulously made, always correct EATON ' S FINE LETTER PAPERS PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Compliments of Juseph i I. Herman Shue Cu. H OTWl R Sri ' 1 ' 1 II RS WF.ST POINT CADKTS YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME AT The Barclay Hotel extends a eordial invitation to the Corps of ( adets to make The Barclay their headquarters while in IVew ork. Special rates are available for Cadets, Officers and their families, and the Hotel wants all Cadets to feel at home. The est Point Society of New York has taken Suite Numlier 1441 as its headquarters, and this is available for the use of Cadets and their friends as a meeting place. The Barclay is conveniently located four blocks North of the Grand Central Station, just East of Park Avenue. For further information, write Mr. Jack D. Schroers, the Army Representative. THE BARCLAY 111 EAST +Hih STREET 4 Blocks North of Grand Central Station NEW YORK CITY Just East of Park Avenue George W. Lindholm. Manager 548 »» " AT YOUR SERVICE I f f fi « f f M NEW YORK CITY li;iT WLSTl ' lilMli IIWN 1 " CAIIhT l(IUN(iF ' 70 SPACIOUS ROOMS WITH PRIVATE BATH, SHOWER. RADIO Sp -cial Rates (o Army Men and Their Famih,- 4r.lli SIKbH. IIIST WFSr OF liHOAnWAV NEW YOIU. i;iTV SJ ' Vf ' Ptak-standard ingredients, skillfully blended by experienced ice cream makers and manufactured in modern, sanitar plants under strict laboratory control. FIx KII F LAV OH f,naN " ' ..VICE TO OFFICERS OF THE ARMY, NAVY, MARINE CORPS COAST GUARD For Purchasing Automobiles — Making Loans and Buying Listed Stocks or Bonds on the Partial Payment Plan fL Cu., 4% 2)i hAcoun t (Plus Require j InsuMnce) With No Restriction on the Movement of Cars when Changing Stations FEDERAL SERVICES FINANCE CORPORATION " ome Office 718 Jackson Place Washington, D. C. BRANCH OFFICES: Oman ConJor Build. r. , LONG BEACH, CALIF SAN DIEGO CALIF DllUngham Building HONOLULU, T. H 349 ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••»••■»•-» ,t--»-»-» , .».»-»-» KEMIALL IIA MXG ' S POPULAll EltVire HOOKS Human and Aulht ' tilif Idval f»r iiilt VurpttHVH WEST POINT TODAY JL ANNAPOLIS TODAY All intimate and aiitlienlic picture ot tin- world- famous I nilcd Slates Military Xeadenn . leading tlie n-ader llirougli a cadets life from his arrival as a bewildered jilelte to the glam- orous da of graduation. Vll tlie colorful life of llie eadeniv is spread on iIk- authors canvas in- ehiiling est Points traditions, teaching svstem. shrines, songs, cheers, marches, discipline, pll s- ieal training, sports, etc. ■■ , ' .s,. ..s ( ic human mV c » iijv al II ,-sl I ' liint, lir litis ivil mill s -tii[ui[liv. lie iiliimiiils ill stiiries . . . Iran ' s iintliiii iin- sniil that is relevant, hnl aliiiivs he isiii- farmutiie.inlercstiiifinriliierling . . . " — eiv Turk Times limili Hriieii ■ rlh l i inlin 8io. Cloth, llliistraliil. :V2l Pages. S2.5(). This book offers a f ' ulh -rounded picture of the I nited States Naval Academy al Annapolis. The career of a typical midshipman is followed from the time lie is sworn in to thai proud moment four years later when he rceei cs his conuuission as an l ' ,n- ign in the ay or Second l,ic i- lenant in the Marine Corps. All I he Iradilitms. achievements, cus- toms, songs and sports of the cademy are portrayed. ' " . . . til iirilten in an engaiiing style iihiih hrin is mil iheliical etiliir anil shows the iiersanal ami human siile of the life of Ihemiilshiiimen. " ei,)o,l. Ilenilil Tiilnine. Ilio. Cloth. Illnstniteil. liTli Pani ' s. . 2.5fl. THE FLEET TODAY ' " ■ A colotfiil (icriiiinl of the persiiiiiifl oj thi I iiili ' il Stiilrs iiry con ' riiig ititv fihi service in the same lively style as Biintting ' s preceding bonks. «io. 1 ' lalh lllu. ilrnlt ' il S2..10 F4»U S. M : AT TIIK 4 . I»KT ST4»IIE Funk WH iialls Co.. t ' liblislivrs. :to 1 Foiirlli Av4 .. . ' o v V«»rk •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• MUBRE IS AN HONOR w hitsiiif.ss tlhit IS tbf fiiic gol d of ; rlhit reckons ivith every man justly: that loves light: that reg ards khubiess and fairness more highly than goods or prices or profits. It becomes a man more than his jurnishings or his house. It speaks jor him in the heart oj eceryone. His friendships are serene and secure. His strength is like a young tree by a river. " THE WORKING RULE OF THE L G BALFOUR COMPANY L G. BALFOUR COMPANY MINIATURE RINGS - CRESTED GIFTS - COMMENCEMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS JUNE WEEK BOOKLETS - WEDDING INVITATIONS " ♦- CHRISTMAS CARDS MANUFACTURED BY OUR SKILLED CRAFTSMEN UNDER CAREFUL SUPERVISION FOR THE CORPS OF CADETS Special V. S. M. A. factory reprtsentativ: w LLiAM A. Mackenzie C. S. C. Division ATTLEBORO, MASS. Special U. S. M. .4. sales rep ' -esentatit ' i SAWYER G LEE 234 Bovlston Street BOSTON, MASS. 550 y« j C slahliinment wij tcJ to tlianL llic CLxs of 19 41 for their natronaac CLASS CRESTS AND MINIATURE RINGS riic sircl (lies and iikmIi-Is fur llic various (Jass ( " rests ami Miiiiuliirr Hint ' s of llic Inilnl Slal.s Mililiirx a(l.-my an- ki| l iHTinanciilly in tills • - talilishincnl . . . for the ron- eni -nc - of those who may ilfsire to order at a Uiter dale. -KRVICK.BY.MAII. DEl ' ARTMKN I Onlvrs m- tnaii n-ci ' in- firom it unit IIIL .Mill ' MILITAHY IW) MAVAt. INSIOMA CATAUX; sf. r iro H ;y ( ■; ■; ' K r..ial.li-h.-d ]n:V2 i- ' i;; ( iii iM I N| |{| I I run Mil I I ' ll! GHQin NEW YORK The ' ictoria is New York Headquarters for West Pointers. Our corps of comfort spccialisii is always mobilized, and at their service. Its scratej;ic location " where Times Square joins Radio City " is within a few minutes walk of all New York ' s places of interest and amuse- ment. Rooms arc sunny and spacious, each with a Radio, private bath (tuS and shower cir- culating ice water and Scrvidor. SPECIAL CADET RATES HOTEL VICTORIA ■ 1 K.it io City " " th Ave, at 5lM Street New York RfjiitiU A. linker, Mtiiitiiier INSURANCE AT COST AUTOMOBILES PERSONAL PROPERTY AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION Fort Sani Houston, Texas INSURANCE RESTRICTED TO OFFICERS OF THE FEDERAL SERVICES Ciiiliits Cliithiiuj FiiililiMiis . . . are solved most successful 1 y bv Gorsart who understands Cadets ' requirements and preferences in civil- ian clothing— and spares no effort to insure their complete satisfaction. Also because Gorsart ' s prices and accommodations help them save more money for use on fi;! ' 1- I ARS Ol COM IMOrS .si RVK 1 TO (ADITS Optn Jjil . inc uJint, Siiluriljis. uiiril 6:W p. m. lillHyAHT CUMPAIVY 1- MKOAHW . M W OKK .. . .i nif.iitiir,r -l ' iilyihiitnr n ' line Mc; ' ( ln!hit! : ■ • 551 ia - ' For more than thirly ye s the Hotel Astor has been the New York headquarters for ArmY men, their families and friends. HOTEL ASTOR TIMES SQUARE • NEW YORK F. A. MUSCHENHEIM, Ptes. R K CHRISTENBERRY, General Manager 552 Ituf rrs I ' ri ' t • .MuIhth of l- ' iiiv Ihtllivs Finer fabrics phis finer tailoring make finer clothes — Ro ers Peet Clothes There ' s no secret formula to " finer clothes " as tailored by the modern Rogers Peet. Rogers Peet simply takes the finest fabrics the world produces, and adds the finest kind of hand-tailoring to the style-touch of their Master- Designer. Sounds easy, but back of such a simple formula, of course, are Rogers Peet ' s years of experience in turning out finer clothes. St ' cs for xoiniij; icn, (Uid men ic io ?i ever grow old. 13tm street qrN STREET 55 t ii 9 IS FOR OLDS! EVERYBODY ' S EXCLAIMING ABOUT OLDS ' NEW SUPER-STYLING . . . IT ' S SO SMART. . . SO STRIKING ... SO THRILLING! NOT one . . . not two . . . but three streamline styles from which to choose, in Oldsmobile! All modern ... all smart ... all complementing interior luxury that puts Olds in a class by itself! See the magnificent Olds Custom Cruiser . . . the stunning Dynamic Cruiser . . . the beautiful big Olds- mobile Special. You ' ll find a version of super -styling to suit your own exact taste ... at a price to suit your own particular pocketbook. You ' ll want to make the Oldsmobile " Oh I " stand for Oldsmobile ounenhip, too! Oldsmobile 554 NO MORE MAKESHIH TYPING STANDS FOR ME ... MY UNDERWOOD STANDS ON ITS OWN FEET Liberal Terms The only Portable ii tb a Built-in Typing Stand! IMAGINE ... an Underwood Univtrsal Portable with its own Built-in Typing Stand folded right into the carrying case. No need for makeshifts such as a card table now. You can set up your Underwood anywhere indoors or out and with three adjustments for height you can always type in comfort. The Built-in Typing Stand jhsorbs vibration too . . . provide even quieter operation. No typewriter but the Underwood offers this compUte typing unit. You not only get the exclusive Underwood Built-in Typing Stand . . . you get the famous Champion Keyboard plus Touch Tuning plus the Sealed Action Frame and many other time-tried Underwood features. See the Underwood Universal Portable with Built-in Typing Stand at our Dealer ' s ... or mail the coupon for a free trial of the complete unit in your own home or otiict MAIL COUPON FOR FREE TRIAL Porlabk T ,:euitUtr l)„ „„m U DERVIOOD ELLlOrr KISHKH COMPANY Tyftfurttrr:t . . Arcounttng MacJitnrA . . Adiltng Machines . .Larbun Paper, . Ribbtjmandothrr Supptlc . .Onr P.rk Avcnu.-. Nrw York. N.Y. S«lri and Scnu-t Evtrxuhrte. W Unclcrxood Elliott Fi.hrr Spftd, Ihc WorW, busina. Please let me know how I can gel — an Underwood Universal Portable with Built-in Tyfing Stand for Free Trial and without obligation to buy. Also tell me about Liberal Terms. Name Add res ( a Shmiuniju Puttery Cu. NEW CASTLE, PA. Manufacturers of Cadet Mess China Furnis ' eJ IVuthuii Strdus-lJuiJdri|ui!t luc. 630 SIXTH ANENUE NEW YORK CITY Dealers in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Equipment i i Army HEADQUARTERS in Boston THE PARKER HOUSE TREMONT 6. SCHOOL STREETS GlENWOOD J. StIERRARD President and Mana wi. Director 555 ■K ' i ' TK j£ ' : ' " Come on, Dad, go see that new Pontiac! " ••YOU CAN GET A SIX OR AN EIGHT in any 1941 Pontiac model. Just think of that — you have your choice. Lots of power in the six — but if you want it, only S2 5.00 more gets you the big, smooth, economical, eight-cylinder engine. Is that ever something? Gangway for us when we get our new Pontiac. " " AND ITS LOVELY INSIDE— Seats are wider. Windows are bigger. Some of the models have center arm rests in the rear seats. Ash trays all around. The Sedans have automatic interior lioihting. And the uphol- stery is aujiilly pretty. Honest, Dad, you ' ll just have to see that new Pontiac before you ' ll ever believe you could buy so much car for so little money. " PONTIAC PRICES BEGIN AT 828 FOR DE LUXE " TORPEDO " SIX BUSINESS COUPE Only $25 more for an Eight in ony model! •k Deliiered at Pontiac. Mich. State tax, optional equipment ancf accessories — extra. Prices subject to change without notice. A General Motors I ' ali e. BENNETT and STEVENS, Inc. 30 Bell Street Stamford, Conn. 356 i DO " SK ; com norefomn •a !? ' « ' ' jl;i ' . DODGE SEE THIS 1 " " e A FLUID DRIVE! IF you haven ' t seen this great new Luxury Liner, then help yourself now to the eye-filling treat that all America is talking about! You ' ve got to see it close up... to understand how Dodge has made tomorrow ' s styling a reality today! And if you haven ' t driven it — well, you ' ve missed the thrill of a brand-new experience! For when you put this handsome, big Dodge through its paces you ' re bossing power that laughs at hills... and ignores the toughest going! You ' re getting the ride that tops them all for sheer smoothness. You ' re boss of the famous " Scotch Dynamite " engine ... greatest of a long line of powerhouses that helped Dodge build its world-wide reputation for dependability. It means economy on upkeep. And remember, Dodge still sells for only a few dollars more than smaller, low-priced cars. And now Dodge offers you the matchless combination of Fluid Drive and Floating Power, giving unbelievable smoothness and ease of handling. Be sure to stop in and see this brilliant new Dodge! Tune in on Major Bowes Amateur Hour. CBS. Thursdajs. 9 to 10 P. M.. E. S.T. P P mm um FLUID DRIVE OPTIONAL AT SLIGHT EXTRA COST rM DODGE IS ' MN THE ARMY NOW " ! ...and Dodge has been enlisted for years! Dod je cars were used in the 1916 Expedition which General Pershing led inio Mexico... Dodge cars and trucks served with the Amer- ican Expeditionary Force in France during the World War -..And now, new thousands of Dodge Trucks have recently been purchased by the U. S. Army. ..All this is convincing proof of Dodge stamina, perform- ance and dependability through the years! 60 MILL STREET ( TT( A. wi:ltzii:n — -« EASY BUDGET TERMS ... PRICES SU BJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE 557 ACTING FOR THE PEOPLE Each vear the American Red Cross calls upon the facilities of its nation-wide organization to give assistance to the armed forces of the country and help deserving veterans of past wars. This work is expressly provided for in the charter granted the Red Cross by Congress in 1905- The Red Cross feels that in carrying out the mandates of Congress it IS acting for the people. In peacetime the Red Cross discharges its obliga- tion through Its vast network of Chapters which cover every county in America. Last year special workers in 3,545 communities gave practical and understanding help to ex-service men or their families and aided the enlisted man and his family. Other Red Cross workers stationed in Government hospitals and regional ofHces of the ' eterans Administration did their part. Red Cross field directors, residing in Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard stations, helped men in active service and their families. In all, the Red Cross last year helped 264,382 service or ex-service men and their families sur- mount pressing economic obstacles, iron out per- sonnal problems and prove valid service-connected or service-incurred claims for compensation or hospitalization. In time of war the American Red Cross is con- ducted under the Treaty of Geneva, to which 61 other nations are signatories. Because the Red Cross acts for the people it is supported by them. Its work for the armed forces and for veterans is financed through the membership of millions who join at the time of the annual Roll Call, held each vear between Armistice Day and Thanksgiving. Welcome OAmul The Benjamin Franklin is proud of the fact that it is the traditional host to Army men in Philadelphia. And today the largest hotel on the Philadelphia skyline otters the citv ' s biggest hotel value. The Benjamin Franklin ' s 1200 rooms are priced from $3.50 single, $5-00 double. All have bath and circulating ice water. 3 restaurants include the famous Garden Terrace. 7 te BENJAMIN FRANKLIN A GREAT NAME • A GREAT HOTEL PHILADELPHIA Geo. H. O ' Neil. Managing Director 558 With Best Wislies to The Class of 1941 Official I n otocj ranli cr to iJlic 1941 MouHzc, Established IBHti 359 of any biggest-sellinj low-priced car ! . ' « - UDYDiruCHOSSC 90«.P. ENGINE CONCEALED SAFETY-STEPS VACUUM-POWER SHIFT AT NO EXTRA COST BODY BY FISHER WITH UHISTUI TUR ifTTOP UNITIZED KNEEAQION BOX GIRDER FRAME NO ORIGINAL FISHER NO DRAFT VENTILATION NO TIPTOE MMICaUTCH NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO %msrBeeamehmmr („ •vrolet for ' 41 is first in acceleration- first in hill-climbing— first in all-round road-action with all-round economy . . . because it ' s the only low- priced car with a 90-h.p.Valve-in-Head " Victory " Engine! This longer, larger, more luxuriously fashioned Chevrolet packs an even greater performance " punch " than any of the pace-setting Chevrolets of former years. Test it on street, hill and highway and you ' ll find that it out-accelerates, nut-powers, out-climbs all other biggest- selling low-priced cars! Its big, sturdy, precision-built Valve-in-Head " Victory " Engine delivers this top-notch power and acceleration with the same amazing economy for which Chevrolet has always been famous. Yes, more power, more pep, are yours in Chevrolet for ' 41 . . . and with these, more quality features than you will find in any other car in the entire lowest-price field ! Your Chevrolet dealer is waiting for you! See him today and take the wheel of a new Chevrolet for ' 41 ! Drive it once and vou ' ll drive it always! fout HYEIT ' TRYIT-BUYIT CHEVROLETS the LEADER 560 THEY HAD TO BF GOOD TO STICK There ' s no place in tlie artin for men or materials who haven ' t the stuff or tlic stamina to stand up under the rigorous demands of hard service. Stetson shoes have proved their mettle in more than forty years of active duty, to the satisfaction of army men at The Point, and in the farthest flung outposts of the United States and its possessions. Ever)- veteran campaigner has a soft spot in his heart for Stetsons — the ' re the arm ' s first choice for their smart appearance, tlieir outstanding comfort and dependable wear. They ' ve earned their high rating because of their distinguished record. That ' s why the army sticks to Stetsons! The STETSON SHOE COMPANY, Inc., South Weymouth, Mass, €r SHOES FOR MEN Availalilc ihroiigli Stetson dealers or Stetson Shops in iiriticipal cities. 561 • • • • • • A SALUTE TO WEST POINT When visiting New York City, West Point men know that Hotel Lincoln always greets them with a friendly welcome. The Lincoln is situated in the heart of the Times Square District, with scores of theaters and shops within easy walking distance — and with direct subway entrance to all points of interest. HOTEL LINCOLN .C- ' ' Se%1 MARIA KRAMER JOHN L. HORGAN.GEN M( B L IT i : K O O . 1 NewYork ' s favor- ite rendezvous, home of tfie fam- ous radio bands. 1400 rooms, each with bath, Servidor and radio. Four fine restaurants awarded Grand Prix, 1940 Culinary Art Ex- hibition. Our choicest rooms from $3.00. 1+lh to 45tli STS. at 8lh .WE. XEW YORK • • • • 1 our Bob sure hioLs hdiidsiimc on f rcs.s parade! Handsonw! ) on tinfilil lo sec him irlicn lif iirars his HART SCHAFFNER MARX CLOTHES from WALLACHS Fifth Ave. al Sth Si. Kiflh ve. ai 3Srd St. and seven olher stores in the New ork area P. .S. They cost Boh only $35. {Bench-made Suits are $50) Quality Merchandise Easily selected at your Post Exchange Store by consulting BENNETT BROTHERS BLUE BOOK illustrating thousands of useful articles. BENNETT BROTHERS, INC. Duimond Importers, Jewelers and Silversmiths 485 Fiftfi Ave., New York: 30 E. Adams St., Chicigo, 111. ELECTRICAL APPLL NCES SMOKERS ' . RTICLES RUGS RADIOS GIFTS OF ALL KINDS your Post Exclhiiige Officer to show you this 400 pas BLUE BOOK from BENNETT BROTHERS 562 •I: Massasoit Fish Luiiiiiaiiy COMMKRCE STRRET HOSTON, MASS PiirvEVors ul ' I ' iiii] !)i:;i riiiiil:; Catering to Hotels, Clubs, Restaurants and Institutions Supplying West Point Cadet Mess and manv other C Hicers ' Messes and Clubs The hne hsh you enjoyed at the Point can he had at your post regardless of distance. SEND FOR OUR WI-FiKLY QUOTATION lAMES A ARDOLINO, Gfwr., .Mj ' ;.;jrr ••. . . « inarrvl at ' i-tun n ' r.ssion ami iis« ' t ' ulin ' ss. " Wl.BSTl.RS COLLEGIATE DICTION ' A KY Fifth Edition Required of every incoming cadet. Gee this handy volume for your p:rsonal librarv, or for use as a wedding or graduation gift. 1 10,000 entries, 1,800 illustrations; 1,J00 pages. Prices range from $3.50 to $8.50 depending on style and binding. GET THE BEST G C li RRi AM Co , Spring nil n, ! -- inn Convenience and Economy of the HOTEL ARMY MEN I , Salute the Comfort, 120 W. 45th Street NEW YORK Rooms with Tub, Shower and Radio SINGLE 250 fQ $400 DOUBLE 350 to 600 Special Group Rates First National Hank llll.lM M 1 l I . . ' . 7 k ' linn I. f iiisi II s I ' aiiil } H l. ; I DKS (.don.l C. 1,. I nil. .11. l.S. . linil. (;.,l,„.,l J. C. KU.I.I.-II. I .S. . llH-. ,l..r.- Iichrl M r.ili.iiii Kopalil (iiMtrgr . ' . Nirlmls ll-Mlim H-lllHll i H- l-IT IN-I IHM K I IH|1 IK TH N 563 p rn There s No Substitute for THERE ' S NO POWER SO FLUID AS THE POWER OF FLUID DRIVE I ONCE in a blue moon, a really big advance sweeps into motoring. Everybody talks about it . . . alert people try it . . . enthusiasts rave about it . . . and smart buvers get tomorrow ' s car today! When are you going to try Chrysler ' s Fluid Drive with Vacamatic transmission? Slip behind the wheel of a Chrysler and go adven- turing. Drive for hours without a thought for clutch or gearshift. Get the feel of driving in high and still having dozens o f speeds without a shift! Stop . . . start . . . stop . . all without touching clutch or gearshift! See ho-w Chrysler ' s Vacamatic transmission gives you the power you want when you want it . . . like the variable- pitch propeller on a plane! Get the feel of the combination of Chrysler ' s Spitfire engine ii)id Fluid Drive! It takes a great engine to give great performance . . . but there is no substitute for Fluid Drive. It takes a great engine and Fluid Drive to give vou the kind of power you get in a Chrvsler! There is no power so fluid as the power of Fluid Drive! Try these things before you buy any new car. Be crit- ical. Judge for yourself. See if you can afford to buy any new car without Fluid Drive. Your Chrysler dealer cordially invites you. Make a date today! Tune in Major Bowes, CBS, Thursdays, 9 to 10 P. M., E. S. T. BE MODERN W TH FLUID DRIVe " Bi C fi MOUNTAIN HIGHLAND FALLS GARAGE NEW YORK 564 ,,,H3«- New York Military Academy (,()RNWALL-ON-HUDSON • Nl-W YORK The School of Distiiictiofi A Preparatory School where Military Training is Liiipli.isized as the best training for Civil Lifc and as ;i National Asset in times of Emergency. 3 SWKET SIMJTS As one pro put it — " Spalding ' s new Tni Face wood is the next thing to having three sweet spots instead of one! " Remember how strcamlininE made other cars obsolete? Spaldinn Tru-Farc design will streamline golf A startling scientific development that will make wood club history Result: - Proved by actual driving machine test with three shots hit in heel, toe and center -all three shots now split the fairway. ctlii H.i f-ZS UT Q eorciiu I l lilituru L olti eac Accredited Military preparatory school in (leorgia ' s inosr historic location. Best advantages at }(495.00. Honor School Dislinguishfd Alumni Impiring Ttacher Junior College Manual Tr. inin(; Preparatory Department Music Depart.meni it NioR School Championship Team Calaloa nn Rfjuf ' l npft September lOth f 2nd Year t 1 M I •. •, " Mii.LEUGEvn.LE, Geor(;i THE MOORE PRINTING 1 COMPANY I (■ () R 1 ' () K 1 1 1) ,. - ' i ferJ and - uniis ierd 1 ' rill iciW of -rill, I ' oi ii- R■• ••l; (;l.l•. NOliS " •■ I ' l- C Sr .s R 1 1(M NTS " e ' 1 .ss i;()()K .s I MW lu ' kc;h-c)N-hl ' I)S()n • NEW YORK 563 GIVING PLACE TO THE NEW- 1 KT lliiTc arc iniKluiiii ' iital principles, upon wliicli our l)cni()crac is I ' onndcd. that " cliangetli not! " ( ihangcs have arrived in our inalerial world. Witness the conquest of the air and the mass manufacture of those time- and labor-saving products in wiiicii America has played a leading part. Changes likewise have occurred elsewhere, in ethical and moral concepts . . . hut through it all . . . the principles of Dutv. Honor. (]ountr . have maintained their pristine iiilegritv and virtue. I his is as it shoidd be . . . for Democracx has proved itself through the ages to be a lower of strength to the peoples of the world . . . blossoming in times of peace in fertile valle s. lields and orchards, or resounding to the clang of hammers on steel as it beats out weapons from the ploughshares and tools of the husbandmen to defend hearth and home. As ll ' riMl(iiiis has said so well nearly live eenliiries before (ilirisi — " It was |ilainly « i(lent whal an excellent thing is a democratic constitution. . . . For while Athens was rided li tyrants her citizens were no more fortunate in war than their neighbors, but when ihey were freed they proved themselves far the best soldiers. This evidently came from ilie fact that they were slack while thev workeil for a master but grew zealous when c ery man was fighting to defend his own liberty. " DEDICATED TO THE CLASS OF l ' )ll W ITJl OUR SINCf:RE CON GR AT L L AT lO N S • • • VS.SOCl T10N OF ARMY AND NAVY STORES. Inc.. 730 Fifth An-niir. Nkw Yoki 566 AMERICA AND THE MOVIES Al- TKR hours ot concentration on prtjhlcnis ot defending democracy, we need entertainment and relaxation — ay comedy, stirrin r drama, pulse-quickening adventure or y;lamorous romance. America ' s interest in patriotism and citi .enship is reHected in current films. Many of season ' s feature pictures hi h- liirht American ideals, history and biography. The news- reels brini us the living, vivid story of America of today. Thus motion pictures, in a real sense, contribute to America ' s w ell-beini{. MOTION PICTURE PRODUCERS AND DISTRIBUTORS OF AMERICA, INC. Hray Sti ' Dios. Inc. Cdi.iMBiA Fieri RES Corp. ( : lSMOPOUTA ( ' .()RP«HKTIO Ckcii. B. deMii.i.k I ' rodk.tidn-. 1m . i,T Disney I ' hoih itions K STMA Kodak Compan ' v rinlCATlONAL F ' lI.MsCoBI ' . OK Amkkk X Klecthical Research Prodi rrs. Inc. First tion i I ' kti res. Inc. S Mi n (nil i " N. Inc., Ltd. W III II. II ■-, ' r.M, .nt 1 I , M H K 1« S 1). W . Ciiihniii, In. . Ill cues I ' koix (rrioNs Inspih tion I ' kti res. Inc. I.okm ' s Ini:orporated r»H Moi NT I ' KrriRES. Ini:. I ' kincipai. FicTi res ( orp. I C, . Mani KA m RiNc Company. Inc. I K I) l{M)ln I ' i.-ri res, In Kki.ivnck I ' liTi HE-. Inc. II Ai. KoAcii Stidios. Inc. David (). SEiiMCK Prodi ction«. In. ' rERRYTIH NS. In . Twentieth Centi hv-I ' ox Iii.m ( oki Cnited . rtists Corporation I NIVKRSH. PlCTlHES l OMPVNV, In . VlTAC.RAPII, Ini Waiter W m.kh I ' kuih i thin-, Inc »HNi-H Kho-. I ' kti res. Inc. 567 t SUBJECT: 19a HOWITZER TO: Felchlin, Mather, Travis, Brooks, Elde and the HOWITZER Staff Gentlemen: Now that the last form in the 19 ;i HOWITZER has been closed, I would like to express my appreciation to all of you for the most Interesting year we have spent together. It has been a privilege and a pleasure to have worked with you and I want you to know we have enjoyed every part of it. It was a thrill to feel that in a small way, for the time being, I was a part of the Corps. That alone is enough to make any civilian proud and I will always cherish my connection with " the long grey line. " From the very beginning it has been a lot of fun. I don ' t think I will ever forget the first trip to Buffalo. Remember when " the rimt " was air sick and used all the cartons on the plane — much to his disgust and the great glee of Howie. That was the start of a lot of laughs, a few head- aches (?) and what I hope will be many life-long friendships. After that first trip came many memorable events: steaks at Delafleld ' s ... more steaks and crossword puzzles at the Palms ... the Notre Dame game ... the Navy game ... lobsters at Bookbinders ... the Christmas party at Maison Heffernan (I still don ' t know why, Howie, we missed that dispossess notice) Karoll ' s goulash with " Benny Haven ' s " and " The Road to Mandalay " render- ed ' try Dick ' s fine voice. Yes, there was a carefree side. But then, there was the more serious side: the first plans with many a brain struggle to make this the most original HOWITZER ever published ... " It ' s not preat Bob - try again " . . . then the complete dummy of which all of us were proud ... the first submission of photographic copy ... Walter ' s admonition " Seffe In. that is the best engraving copy you ' ve ever seen so you ought to m ke flnHlates " ... the first proofs ... changes and revisions . . hect c coming in a week " ... wnere is came and now it is all over. Yes, it was a lot of fun and while it was a remendousjob, ! or one am sorry it is over. For I am sure " f " " °Jh Jt „„? " nly goes for me, but for Isabel, reach up to all our P- ' p.Jf Pa , John, Nef and all the others in New Cess, Oliver, Herman, Harv, Bob, rnii, ra , York and Buffalo. yours : J I -BUFFALO ' George I. Heffernan Vice President GiH B r.(s ' ' - r. BOUND by TAPLEY Again this familiar phrase appears in the Ho vitzer as it has in many preceding years. J. R Tapley Co. Book Nlamifacturers Long Island City New York KGi Ti. .K i) 570 ' i STRENGTH AND BEAUTY KEyNOTE OF KINGSKRAFT COVERS Beauty is a natural quality. In KiNGSKRAFT covcTS natural hcautv is enhanced hv artists who stand foremost in the field of cover designing. Perfect co- ordination between our sales, art, and manufacturing depart- ments is an assurance that your ideas of design are constanth- under the watchful eve of men who are masters of their trade Strength, an attribute that is determined before hand in KiNGSKRAFT covets by the use of tested materials that meet the most rigid requirements These tine qualities are yours when vou specifv Kingskrafi covers. The Howitzer biTuling combines bt)th strength and beauty. May it suggest to vou the use of Kingskraft covers. Kingskraft Division KINGSPORT PRESS. Inc KiNGSPORT, TENNESSEE 571 CumpiiDieuts of THAYER -WEST PDINT o i the _T n ■y p T i U. S. MILITARY RESERVATIDIV WEST PDINT, N. Y. FIREPROOF 1 REASONABLE RATES i JAMES A. BOYCE, Mcmii er For Nineteen Years l M hxL d ■ : 3. J BY THE CORPS For the Corps And its friends 512 SamiiGl Lewis Cn.. Inc. Ihilcl. Ihisjtiidl (inil I nsiiiiilion Su[ f)lips :. ' , |{ar.la Sir.-.-I. 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I Ol l . MISSOl HI. I . S. . 573 INDEX TO ADVERTISERS Pa e No. AiRCRATT Radio Chiu ' dkaiion 524 Henry ' . Allien eV Company 535 AviiiRiCAN Armament Corporation 526 American League Baseball Club of New York 547 American Pad Textile Company 532 American Red Cross 558 Army Mutual Aid Association 504 Arundel Corporation 521 Association of Army Navy Stores 566 Automatic Electric Company 524 Auto Ordnance Corporation 525 Bailey, Banks Biddle Company 551 Baker, Jones, Hausauer, Incorporated 568-569 L. G. Balfour Company 550 Bausch LoMB Optical Company 531 Beech Aircraft Corporation 513 Bennett Brothers, Incorporated 562 B. G. Corporation 520 Bridgeport Brass Company 521 Brown Sharpe Manufacturing Company 522 BuiCK Motor Division General Motors Sales Corporation J. E. Caldwell iS Company Castle Gate Hosiery and Glove Company ' , Inc. 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Meyer, Incorporated , . . 532 Moore Printing Company 565 Motion Picture Producers Distributors OF America, Incorporated 567 Motor Meter Gauge Equipment Division Electric Auto-Lite Company 521 Neverbreak Trunk Company 536 New York Military Academy 565 North American Aviation, Incorporated 511 North Star Woolen Mill Company 535 Okonite Company 524 Oldsmobile Motor Division General Motors Sales Corporation 554 Parker House 555 Peal Company 536 Pointer 572 PoNTiAC Motor Division General Motors Sales Corporation 556 Radio Corporation of America 527 Ranger Aircraft Engine Division Fairchild Engine Airplane Corporation.. 512 Read Machinery Company, Incorporated 528 Remington Rand Incorporated 546 Republic Aviation Corporation 515 Reveille Uniform Company 536 Rogers Peet Company 553 Royal Typewriter Company, Incorporated 541 Seamen ' s Bank for Savings 544 Shenango Pottery Company 555 Julius Simon Corporation 538 Singer Sewing Machine Company 523 A. G. 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