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In the absence of the HOWITZER Board on Air Corps Training this edition of the HOWITZER was published under the d ■ ' ■ ' EUt • ELBERT P. EPPERSON, Acting Editor-in-Chief • GEORGE S. PAPPAS, Acting Associate Editor • C. L. HELTZEL, Acting Business Manager mum EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, ASSOCIATE EDITOR, BUSINESS MANAGER, BERT N. SMITH HN G. CATLIN . B EL n mt ' ' ' ' " S Jr B l asJ 1 1 rf noiv ' many men during our stay here. man l L. ' qin we admiretl and emulated. They were all we wanted and expected West Pointers to be. It is to those men-our upperclassnien-living, personal representa- tives of the Long Gray Line and the Spirit of the Corps that we dedicate this hook. Some, like I ' ininger. saw action soon; others are fighting and dying for our country on today ' s hattlefields. If we can follow their example. their guidance, w e w ill consider our w ork well done. .. OF THE PEOPLE BY THE PEOPLE THE SYMBOL OF A UNITED PEOPLE The IJiiUed Stales lililarv Aeadeiiiy— cradle of llenioeraey, eliilil 4»f Iradif ion oreli of liberty. Here sons of the iialioii lare iiniN and moulded for Fr M «l4»iii ,xo- vV-- J ' i " KCSSiH ye- ■■■■ ' t.e- to- -V: V .-■( . ' 5 Vi vv v ' ' v " ,-.v ' V ere we lived nearly fovir years. Here we received our introduction to military life. Today all is a part of the past; all is stored away in the backs of our minds to unfold again when Peace returns, and we can spend an Autumn day walking leisurely down some leaf-strewn path. Then we will reminisce over those days on the Hudson and every thought will bring back a vivid picture: bracing, boyish-looking Plebes; hilarious, over-worked Yearlings; sobering, mentally growing Cows; respon- sible, goal-determined First Classmen. Here is painted the warmth of fellowship, the joys and sorrows we knew together as cadets. THE COLORS • tour years pass in final review If ff =i- 1) TROPHY POINT • nature gave our home a beauty all it» oirn 7 9 11 13 J WASHINGTON HALL • lifelong felloirships are kindled here I . 15 BATTLE OF CHATEAUGAY BATTLE OF FORT NIAGARA BATTLE OF CHIPPEWA BATTLE OF YORK (TORONTO) BATTLE OF FORT ERIE BATTLE OF LUNDY ' S LANE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS THE ACADEMY V I tn the attack upon Fort Erie in the Xiag ' ara Campaign of 1814. a lighted port fire enable«l the enemy to deliver deaill.y precision fire upon tiie American defenfiers. Alexander •!. Williams. Class of 1811, was mortally wounded extinguishing this port during the fourth enemy assault on the works. L Franklin Delano Roosevelt • Commander-in-Chief ' 29 TOE HONORABLE HENRY L. STIMSON I 30 i . GENERAL GEORGE C. MARSHALL, JR. ChieJ of Stajf 31 MAJOR GENERAL FRANCIS B. VILBY Superintendent of the Military Academe I • u I COLONEL PHILIP E. GALLAGHER Commandant of Cadets 33 " " SUPEBINTENPJpNT ' Si I KIF I HbCT First row: Colonel Weikert, Colonel M.i tfr. Coli.n.l Bi «li ' y. Clolonel W liippli-. Colon. I Co.lz. Colonel Laubach, Colonel Jacobson. Second row. Major Ryan. Lieut. Colonel Azov. Major Hoffer. Major Chandler. Lieut. Colonel Jones. Lieut. Colonel Wilrlrick. Third rotv. Major Hunt, Chaplain Walthour, Major Maher. IJTY WITH First roiv: Colonel Weikert. Lieut. Colonel Sihwenk. Colonel Taylor. Lieut. Colonel Hayden. Lieut. Colonel Jen- kins. Lieut. Colonel Renno. Second roic: Major Hunt. Major Kyle, Major Zacherle. Major Murphy. Third row. Capt. Henry, Capt. Powell, Capt. Trainer. I 34 I Sealed: Colonel Feiiton. Colonel Alexnrnl.i. (..ii.ial WiII.n. ( ..h.ii, I Morrison. Colonel Wheat. Standing: Col- onel Whipple. Colonel Leonard. Colonel Connor, Colonel Meister. Colonel Gatchell, Colonel Beukema. Colonel Gallagher. Colonel Counts. Colonel Jones. Colonel Stamps. Colonel Weikerl. THE ACADEMIC BOARD Because its deliberations and decisions are confidential, an air of mystery surrounds the Academ- ic Board. It does, however, grant diplomas and make recommendations for commissions in the army. Major changes in instruction (such as that occasioned by the change from four years of instruction to three ) and the adoption of new text books must be apjiroved by a majority vote of tiie members. Of course it is the Academic Board which sets standards for admission and stand- ards of proficiency; one of its less well known responsibilities is the selection of memorials to be ])laced in Cullum Hall. orking under the shadows of their prototype Charlemagne and his fighting cohort, these mili- tary educators continue to maintain the highest academic standards despite the reduction of their four year base of operations to three. 35 Second run-. I,t. Uiigar. C;ipl. DifUiiijon. C:i|)l. Ha Mnanii. (lapl. Vi ' ilson, Lt. Clark. Lt. Carl on. Front row: — Maj. Hill, Lt. Col. Johnson. Lt. Col. Espesito, Col. Stamps, Professor. Lt. Col. Piarson. Maj. MacDonnell, Maj. Outcalt. Back roil : Capt. Street. Clapt. Dtn- son. (!apl. Thompson. Front roiv: Maj. Coleman. Lt. Col. Bork, Col. Connors, Professor, Maj. Finnegan, Maj. O ' ConneH. .% Keco .mti() of its true function as one of the most ini|)ortant academic departments did not come until First Class year. That sunnner ue learned from our instructors in practical military enfiineerinfi some- thing; of huilding bridges, preparin : road blocks, and demolitions. itli the _ return to academics, the beams and trusses on which we hatl hanunered and I lieaved reap] eared on blackboard and paper in " red for compression, blue for tension. " In the study of military art. the conquerors of the ages charged from our te l to do battle in the section room. The ofTensives and defensives of Vi orld ar II came in for greater attention, but though our Stuart " s of today ride in tanks m half-tracks, our Berthier ' s in jeeps, the basic strategy remains. " Military historv. therefore, becomes the laboratory of the military man. " Colonel Con The Law Department often acts as legal advisor to cadet and cadet organizations: to the Ring Committee, for example by checking our contract to see that we ade(]uately protected ourselyes. Its primary function, hovvexer, is instruction of the First Class. Our introduction to elementary law. criminal law. and rules of eyidence was preparation for a study of the " Manual for Courts-Martial. " This document actpiaints us with the code of military law. the Articles of ar. under which we will govern and be governed for the remainder of our service. The fair administration of justice is not possible without at least a basic knowledge of military law. By detailed study of the manual and attendance at courts-martial on the post we further familiarized ourselves with the fundamental legal principles. DEPARTMENT OF E€ON lUick row. — Capt. MiAnany. Capt. Coffey. Lt. Scolt. Lt. Geer. Second row: — Capt. Rogers. Capt. Kiikpatrick. Major Ornier, Capt. Denton. Maj. Kinard, Lt. Ledford. Ironl roic: — Maj. Barnes, Maj. Ste- xtn . 1,1. Col. Van Home, Col. Heukenia, professor, Maj. Gerhardt, Maj. Riley. Maj. ' eitzel. . . J • DEPARTMENT OF ORDNANCE • 5? Mf SOLDIER break.. lii.s rifle . tock. or a per.-ioniiel carrier reciiiire. higher eclielou iiiaiiiteiianee. the first call is for the ordnance. Every branch of tlie service is concerned with some kind of ordnance materiel ; hence the Department of Ordnance directs the instruction of f irst classmen in enfiiiieerinfi processes, ballistics, and essentials of engine operation and main- tenance. Following but a few weeks of studv it is readilv apparent that the results of extended technical investigation and experiment are utilized between the pull on tli ' lanyard of a field gun and the sidisequent shattering of a target some thousands of yards away. Gun construction and interior ballistics com- prise one part. For another, studv and comparison of both explosives and fuzes make clear the functioning of th ' shell itself. This is one of the oldest but at the same time most modern of the academic departments. Originated in 1(517 as the De|tartnient of Artillery, it has since condiined practical with theoretical instruction in this vital phase of the military curriculum. I ' lifortunately. our war-shortened course lost us the opportiniity to Mlili ' the facilities of the modern and complete ordnance laboratory. ». (jpl. ¥1: fjpl »i. Opt I fci Hi]. •m. C»l. " earl Harboh empliatically vindicated tlie profinostica- tions of this department, wliose officers correctlv forecast the downpour from the angry clouds overhanging world politics. Through courses in European and Far Eastern liistory, government, and economics — including the essentially new geo- politics — Colonel Beukenia and his assistants have labored long and earnestlv to show us the background of our civilization, to analvze carefully and correctlv characteristics and features of international relations and to enable us to see for ourselves the underlying motives and fundamental impulses of human conduct. Quite appropriately, in addition to teaching est Pointers, this depart- ment was largely responsible for outlining and planning educational courses for the millions of men called to arms in this conflict — the greatest and most demanding task of our time. Back rOH ' :- -Capt. Prosper. Capt. Diefendorf. Capl. Johnson. Capl. McManus. Front roiv: — Maj. Straiib. Lt. Col. Reber, Col. Leonard. Piofe sor. Maj. McLanib. Maj. Brierly. DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY HYGIENE I KOM HIS ■■adiiiiiiislratioii hiiildiiij:. " tlu- Cadet Hos- ](ital. the I ' ost Siirfieon and Professor of Military H fiieiie siiperxises both neces- sary treatment of tlic fjarrison of est Point and tlie instruction of tlie First C.lass in basic principles of military li ;rienc. Tlie expansion of tlie (iorps rccpiires the addition of a fourth floor to the hospital: where would there be room for the sick shoidd there he another out- break like the Great Mess Hall Influenza E] idemic of 1940? As an academic department, its concern is to actpiaint the cadets of the First Class properly with their responsibilities, as line officers, for the health of their troops. In terms of cond)al eiiiciencv. a dead man rt ' |uires hut two attiMidants: a sick man. a dozen. DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND ELECTRICITY I ( li(,AMC CHEMISTRY was a real chance, after two year? of trainin;;, to reason to a lo jical conclusion. Ionization, colorfully demonstrated by Chauncey ' s test tubes of many colors furnished us all food for thought. At Christmas we were (piite pleased to find that the entire class came throuirh with (Uinj: colors the first in many years with no turn-outs. This was only half a year ' s work. Electricity, in the second half, introduced us to radio and yacuuni tube theory as well as operation and trouble shootinfr on sifinal corps field telephones. Throufihout the year canu ' lectures part-time, full-time, or " everythinfr in lieu of nothin :. " Seyeral yisitors lectured (piite well, but none could top Colonel Fenton ' s remote control " .Army Air Corps " at the last attendance. 40 Back roH- i-Lt. Meany. Lt. Clem fns. Ll. Gijt, Lt. Lentz. Cap. Giles Capt. Drewry, Lt. Gordon. Second row: — Capt. Sibley. Capt Mortinson. Maj. Nixon. Maj. Reed Maj. Kassen. Maj. Walker. Front roit: — Maj. Stark, Lt. Col Jenkins. Ll. Col. Lascher. Col Meister. Col. Carbonell. Lt. Col Leonard. Maj. Martin. Rack row. — Capt. Simms, Capt. Ray. Third row. — Capt. Heinlein. Capt. Kunzij;. Capt. Bierer. Capt. Chad- hourne. Lt. .Moody. Second row. — Capt. Farrrll. Maj. Webb. Maj. Chilterliiig. Maj. John- son, Capt. Wood. Capt. Honnell. Front roic: Lt. Col. Sundt. Lt. Col. Sleven , Lt. Col. Gillette. Col. Finlon. Professor, Lt. Col. Schroe- der. Ll. Col. ' Wallace. Maj. tkin-()n. DEPARTMEI¥T OF MECHANICS ■- Cnlimt-l ,al,hi-ll Hiick roiv: — dipt. loiiio. Maj. Ryan. Capt. John on. Ll. Dodge. Capt. Lane. R. H.. Capt. Morton, Capt. Beckedorff. Second roic: — Capt. Gioseclose, Maj. Lane. J. J.. Maj. Turner. Maj. Holderner-s, Capt. Taul. Maj. Hines. Front roil : — Maj. Otto. Lt. CoL Vlil-on. Lt. CoL Holmer. Col. (;at lun. Prolejsor. Lt. CoL Bon- ner. Maj. Halff. Maj. Parker. DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH - r OR TWO YEARS Uiiitv, Coherence, and Emphasis h fif; ' (l our footstep? tlirouph prose ranpin;; from character sketch to technical rei)ort: tliroiigh puhlic speakintj raiifriiig from informal class conference to formal (lehate. The constant search for the Exact ord hroufjht to ns a realization of its ii:i|)oriaiice: tlie ability to write orders which caiuiot possibly be mis- iwidcrstood is essential in a militarv header. ( )tir study of literature, meanwliiie, spanned the centuries between Cynewulf and Dos Passos. The basic purpose, we feel, was to teach us to speak and write clearly, -oncisely. and correctly, while ac(|uaiiitini; us witli a fjeneral suryey of literature. The literature enriched our cultural backfiround: the speakiiif!; and writinir |)repared us for the more efficient performance of our military duties. Outstandint; in the two years were Colonel X heat ' s brisk and colorfid lectures (to contrast two poetic forms he once composed two bits of yerse on Mazur and (Company of the " A " squad I and the talk by Stephen Vincent Benet, author of ' ' John Brown ' s Body. " the book we enjoyed most. " " Mn 1941-42 our Department of Natural and Experiment- al Philosophy became the Department of Mechanics, but the modernization of name required no corresponding modernization of courses. From running veri- fication tests of hydraulic formulae to working on performance graphs of the P-47 (at that time still on the drawing boards I the department ' s work is modern: Analytic Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics. Lastly, Theory of Flight enabled the many of us who flew last summer to grasp our ground school work easily and help the A%n ( " . ' s with theirs. Hudson ' s Manual had to take the place of the almost traditional Marks " , but using all of the twenty scales on our slide rules helped to compensate for the difference. In the laboratory we ran. checked, and plotted the functions of steam, diesel. and gasoline engines: determined the characteristics of an air foil in the wind tunnel. Department of Mechanics, yes, but still f[uite practically experimental as well. " - Hack row: Maj. Clark. Maj. Pfeif- ler. Capt. Hughes, H. A.. Capt. Hughes. H. R., Maj. Stearns. Second row. — Maj. Guiney, Maj. Donnelly. Maj. Dance, Maj. Smith. Maj. Whilling. Maj. Westermeier. Capt. Barrow, Capt. Daniels. Front row. — Lt. Col. Sinkler. Lt. Col. Storke. Lt. Col. Kane. Lt. Col. Moore. Col. Wheat. Professor. Lt. Col. Perman. Lt. Col. Trent. Ll. Col. Hunter, Maj. Finkenaur. Colonel Wheat ■jmjjKti,mj y Jjm 4.S DEPAitTMENT OF MODERN LANGUAGES • Hack roit: -Cdt. Upchurili. Cill. Kellogg. Senor Martinez. Herr Til- ler. €(lt. Richards. Cdl. Knowltoii. Fourth row: a. Arthur. Ll. Her- nandez, Lt. Glace, Lt. Shaffer. Capt. Marshall, Capt. Thinnes. Third row: — Lt. Gihsou. Capt. Es- pinosa, Capt. Mercer, Maj. Leduc. Maj. Hay, Maj. Morman. Capt. Haskell, Capt. Mowry. Seiior Fer- nandez. Second row: — Maj. Durfee. Maj. Renfroe, Maj. Hoover. Maj. Slade. Maj. Hoffmann, Maj. Kelly, Maj. Stoughton. Maj. Roherson. Front row: — Maj. Epley, Lt. Col. Greco, Lt. Col. Chamherlain, Lt. Col. Durfee. Col. Morrison. Profes- sor. Ll. Col. Keyes, Lt. Col. Bell. Maj. Andrews. Capt. Neshilt. DEPARTMENT OF DRAWING . Last row: — Capt. William?. Maj. Irish, Capt. Bommer, Maj. Dunn. Capt. .Smith. Maj. Van Way. Maj. Kenerick. Second row: — Capt. Dickson. Capt. McLane. Maj. Ehel, Lt. Tellington. Capt. Jasunski, Maj. Johnson. Capt. Hastings, Capt. Maule, Ll. Shelley. First roll:— Maj. Mitchell. Maj. Moose. Ll. Col. Saxton, Lt. Col. Vickry, Col. Alexander. Lt. Col. Sisson. Maj. Regan, Maj. Birg. Maj. Rule. Colonel Ale 44 I ' VE.. " ' I. Wof, " " ■ Cipi, i " . Li. C.i, lifHan. Li. I W B»ll, S INCE WE FIRST hesitatingly reported " Mon capitaine, le cadet Diicrot est absent v est deja sigrtale a rofficier du jour " West Point ' s modern language courses have been doubled in number. German and Portuguese have been added to the alread y standard French and Spanish to meet the increased language needs in the service today. Our instruction was limited to Spanish and French. Two years of French, and we threw our books at the Gold Tooth in June, ready to parler en franqais on furlough if need arose. One year of Spanish laid the foundation for a broader knowledge of the language from south of the Rio Grande. M. Vauthier retired from the department last ear. We deem ourselves fortunate to have known him. His creed, ours: Devoir, Honneur. Patrie. f • -OLUM-.l. MdIUU 1| tj|. Dun. t,v Mij. mm 0;l U M ). M. U I U Col. r. U Col. OuRiNG OUR TENURE in the aerie of Washington Hall, eighty-eight steps high, the Department of Drawing became the Department of Military Topography and Graphics and stools were introduced to rest our feet between problem sheets. Meanwhile, two years of aj)pIication were rewarded by a basic knowledge of surveying, blue print reading, and map and aerial photograph reading. After crew-running plane table, transit-stadia, and level problems, we staked out bomb-proof shelters. Progressive practice at the drawing board enabled us to create from a book full of blue prints an assembly drawing recognizable as the 37mm gun. Expanded instruction in map and aerial photograph reading based on the con- tour maps we sketched on the ground completed this course of such sound pro- fessional value. 45 DEPARTxMENT OF MATHEMATICS After gaim ' G a nodilinfr acfjnaintancc witli tlie De- partment of Mathematics on entrance cxaminalions, we marclicd fortli in Sc|ttem- ber. I ' !VJ. twentv-two sections strong. Pointers in hand, il look our f ' r elTort to peer into the third dimension on a blacivboard obvioiisi flat, a la iMiciid. Mgebra claimed onr attention, too. in preparation for trigononu ' lric fimclions and tlie artistic algebraic masterpieces of anal tic geonletr . Tlie advent of recognition, liowexer. outshone man of tlie remaining wonders of [)lcl)e math. Yearling )ear Colonel Jones " instructors began to remove the wrappings from that powerful mathematic tool with the dire sounding name. The Calculus. After Christmas leave, the intricacies of integration were a trial, but the knowledge result- ing from repeated problem solutions showed its true worth in later technical courses. DEPARTMEIVT OF PHYSICS Last nir Ro Capl. FerRiison. 1,1. Col llli Htiu " Li. Kockks. t apl. Marrian. Maj. Miiort ' . Ll. Iiigersi)ll, Ll. Kihliey, C ' .apl. Kin olving. 3nl HiJiv: Ll. Ciillier, Maj. Robinson. Maj. Miner. Maj. Pyne, Capl. Pollock. Capl. alsh. (Japl. Coleman, 1,1. Kieriian. Maj. McNair. 2ml H„iv: Maj. Melzler. Maj. Dirk. Capl. Flint. Maj. Lawrence. Capt. ales. Capl. I ' lelcher, Maj. Swain, Ll. Bohalke. Capl. Dean. Maj. Vi eriz. ht Hni,: Ll. Col. Keeler, Ll. CoL Ifal- lan, Ll. Col. Boolh, Ll. Ccl. Sirilzinger. Ll. Col. Sharrer, Col. Jones. Ll. Ccl. Pepg. Ll. Col. Pohl, Ll. Col. .Schimmelpfennifr. Ll. Col. Harlman. Ll. Col. FVliank. Mt took inosl of IIS a good lour weeks to inasler siifTicient details of operation of our new weapon, tiie slide rule, to he al)le to trust it for the true answer to 2.2x2.2. Not until then ' ould we devote our attention eonipleteh to physics, and conduct our lirst lal)orator experiments. This was a stepping stone for the mechanics of second class ear. Colonel Counts covered a few of the more diflieult parts of the suhjeet in lectures and demonstrations. It was his last lecture which impressed us most. In the dark- ened lecture room he wa ed a uand ( e still don ' t kno« what it was) and " Ca I ' lirlo " materialized in mid-air in large white letters. Thus he hade us (Jodsjteed on the last Fiirloueh. HEPARTMENT OF TACTICS l.iist Row: Capt. Nichols, Maj. Messinger, Maj. Green, Maj. Strom- iM-rg, Maj. Polk. ird Row: Maj. W illiam.s. Lt. Flores. Capl. Re.sU. Capl. Mf- (ionnell, Maj. r aiidriini. I.t. Slarr. 2ntl Roll " Maj. Leonard, Maj. Kyle. Maj. Henderson. Maj. Sladc, Capl. Heidner, Maj. Coolidge. ;.s Row: Ll. Col. Upham, Ll. Col. Samuels. Ll. Col. Davidsoii. Col. liarnioiiy. Col. Gallafilier. Com- Tnandaril. Ll. (iol. Pralher, Ll. Col. Cone. Ll. Col. Foolces, Maj. Mc- l ehee. ATHLETIC DIVISION OF TACTICS C )I.o EI. Harmony f ' OI.O ET, IKliMON ' and liis inslriirlois (less ' I ' oni .Iciikins. comiiiiTur oi liic rcnilili- Tiirk. rctirt ' il liiis car) lullow llic maxim ol (JciU ' rai Mac rllnir in lianlciiinu; llir Ixxlics olCadcls and inijiiii iiig llicir miiscniar skill and icxirdinatiun. The ,)iil tests r look plclx- car IiaM ' been expanded to uncover the weak points ol Cacli new cadet and are now used as a ardstick to measure the jdnsical (levclo|iin nl of each man and of his class as a whole. The inslniction lollowing in hoxinir. lencin " . wreslliii!:. sw iinininir. track, and unarmed conil)at is deslKlied to • |.re[ ireiiarc us lor the riifors of wailiine li dd service. ()uldoor mililar calisthcnii (inlroduccd last winter and [proni((ll christened of;i " ) serves as command in- sliuctioii lor tile |- irsi ( ilass anil to stimulale lurlhcr |ih sical acti ilv. 48 K HWE BEE alTcctt ' d h} iiiaiiv clianges connected with the Tactical De])artnient in our sta here. At our presentation parade, we marched in review in cohunn of platoons, armed with Sall Springfield. Now " squads east and west " is no more: SalK has gone, replaced hv the ( arand. com- plete uilh a new manual ol arms. Toda we alk area tours with rifles, pounding the [)avement rather than wearing a path in the gravel of Central Area. The most noteworthv change, towards more practical instruction, is tvpified b the construction last summer of ' ' Popolopen Camp-Firing and Tactical Training Center — No Visitors. " The estahlishment of firing ranges on the reservation to include 75nun gims brings us tactics instruction of higher caliber both literally and fiiruraliveh . Coi.OVEI, (; VI.HCIIER EB JL OH i i:id i: r ere «i «Ai: Lt. Col. Samuels, Lt. Col. Davidson, Col. Harmony, Lt. Col. Fookes, Maj. Polk 3nl Ron: left to right: Marly Malier. Major Green, Sgt. Carroll. 2nd Row: Mr. Kress, Mr. Appleton. Maj. Messinger. . (). Diamond. 7 ( Ron: Ll. Flores. Ll. .Slarr. (; il. Harmony, Mr. Cavanagli, Mr. Malonev. 49 - :v IJ.S.M.A. BAND J MLSICALLY spfakint;. the parade orroiiiKl is some dis- tance removed from the coneert stage in holli teinjto and leclniiciue. hnl the Lnited States MiHtar Academ band spans this reach with ease. here is liiere a finer marching band than that which plavs lis into Yankee Stadium e%cr ear. stepping lo ihe Ofjiiiiil U est Point MnrchY Perc (irainger liigld coinphmeiilcil tiie same band on ils skill aller direcling it in a sjiarkling winter concert rendition oC one of his must difhcnlt conijiosilions. It is fsl Point- even to concerts from engineer pontoon boats at Popolopen. llo[)s. the llnndredth Night Sliow. trumpets from the eha[)cl t )«er at Kaster. Bolero at summer camp concerts. Colonel liogcy at review, VV cr Hag at rallies in the mess hall — for these will we remember it. 50 BATTLE OF MEXICO CITY BATTLE OF BUENA VISTA BATTLE OF PALO ALTO BATTLE OF CONTRERAS BATTLE OF MONTEREY BATTLE OF CERRO GORDO ACADEMIC BUILDING BATTLE OF CHAPULTEPEC y t .t the battle of Buena Vista, Henry Clay, Class of 1831 and son of the famed statesman, -was run through by the lance of a Mexican cavalry- man and ivas mortally w ounded as he attempted to gather his regiment of Kentucky riflemen together for another attack upon the enemy. V« , V-t »- ' ,vvv ' . i ' : » ttlGADE STAFF Keixeher, Ml Kl.EK, HEELER, Brown I 57 Ml r.-. Ml -M ' l M K m;im. i.. U m Pf.terman. Kkkmkk. I K »M1K1H Ellis. Wehrle. Peden FIRST BATTALION STAFF FIRST REGIMENT SElOiXD BATTALION STAFF FIRST REOIMENT If 59 60 There was one A Co. Now we have two — the new Brigade Organization has graced a collection of runts with the title of A Company also. But there will always he just one true A Co. — thai group of flankers who live above the Boodlers under the watchful eyes of Headquarters. Fewer water bags and rat races have made noticeable the absence of our Air Corps first classmen. We missed their energetic spirit. As A (Company supplied the bulk of the forward wall of Army ' s mighty football team, so it gave to the T.D. more than their share of Captains. Although we alw ays seem to have a low percentage of star men, we also manage to place very few men on the turnout lists. We are proud that A Company continues to lead the Corps — both on and off the Plain. La.sl Run (left li ri hl); Nelherwood. Biiller, Freeman, Camm. Zeclier. .in Rdh: Kolierls. Iriiiler. Wilkes. Katilin. 2nd Row: W heeler. Brown. Slalile. Mesereaii. illciix. Isl Run: W ilson. Slandinf!: (left) Michael, (right) Taylor. Absent, Air Corps Bonham, F. H. Costello, E. M. Courlney, J. J. Galewood, M. J. Hardy, C. E. Stuart, J. A. Tobey, F. O. Weber, J. L. Whitlcm. K. V. 61 62 3rd Run (left to riglil): Grain, Page. 2nd Roiv: Feiiili, Bertram. Seoit, Raaen. irl. }st Ron- Anderson, Young, Murray, Hain. Standing: (left) Moore, (riglil) Baden. In spite of being under the constant gaze of the T.D., thus inevitably becoming a proving ground, we have never failed to have fun, principally because we have learned well the science of strategy. We are especially proud of our confirmed bachelors — they drag almost too often. Our unofficial representatives are evervwhere — Flirtation, the Boodlers, the Thayer, and the Area. Our football sheets wave valiantly for the Lords of South Guard House, and when the INIess Hall waiters ' barracks are finally completed we will have a definite con- tribution for we fell and heard every block go into place. The southern hospitality of South Area will be missed. We are truly bound to the Corps, but that binding has come most directly through our associations in B Compau) . Absent, Air Corps Carmack, M. C. Criss, G. W. Cutler, J. M. Deinpsey, J. K. Kikert, J. K. Edwards, E. B. Griffen, F. W. King, F. M. Lane, A. L. Lowe, J. D. Minckler, R. 1). Tallant, . H. Van Duvn, J. E. Lt. Col. Coolidce 63 SiTAI .iitsrS ' fiSt. 64 Lt. Col. Cone Under the new Corps organization, gnomes of old B plus the flankers of old C equal C-1 Company; but this new eompanv is no mere algebraic equation. Ranging from cheerleaders to first captain the worst and the best in nearly every endeavor may be found in our barracks — a happy -hunting ground for a fourth at bridge, squash partner, victim for a blind drag, or — anything! Meanwhile we have developed a sincere spirit of discipline and devotion to duty to more capably face that life in the trenches. New friendships formed, old friendships cemented, frivolous deviltry, and close comradeship — all the spirit of C-1 Company, should make us better men and better soldiers. 4th Row (left to right ): Wade, Armstrong. Davis, Lewis. 3rd Roiv: Kremer, Ardery, Kitch. 2nd Row: Peterman, Kellogg. 1st Row: Goldeiithal. Flalley, Kelleher, Pavic-k. Sl(indiuf : (left) Wright, (right) I,inn. Absent, Air Corps Berenzweig, M. J. Bestervelt, H. .1. Bishop, C. M. Dixon, G. W. Hatch, M. Lamed, ' . E. MacMullin, G. M. Maloney, R. S. Sheley, E. L. Skaggs, B. B. Smith, W. B. 65 jut-rr;; ' , ■ij. - -oi.tnmalFt rrr -.- , GG Last Row: ilbourn, Cucolo, Bruner. Center Roiv: Farnsworth, Mitchell, ' ood. Wilson. Bottom Row: Hollis, Mallory, Johnson, Baber. Standing: Richardson, Waters. A NEW COMPANY, bom from the strength and tradition of pre-war C Company, D-1 symbolizes the spirit of the Corps — Duty, Honor, Coinitry. Through the earnest efforts of her upper- classes and the cooperation of her fourth class, the spirit of old C Com- pany — to be the best company in the Corps — permeates the ranks. Though we always missed those men who earned their wings at schools far away, the war could not break our solidarity. Spoken of as " hard, " yet spoken of with respect, we won our share of glory and drill streamers, faced our troubles, and had our fun. Representing ourselves as middle- of-the-road cadets we easily fit into the system that is the Corps of Cadets and feel justly proud of our determination to carry into the service with us the principles and ideals of West Point. Absent, Air Cokps Benson, J. W. Brooks, E. H. Buckner, J. II. Danforth, G. I . Dellre. R. II. Frakes. J. F. Hiirr, A. P. Northrop, J. R. Phelan, J. F. Pinkerton, C. C. Pills, Y. A. Sayler, H. B. Stangle, D. M. Maj. Landrum ;a ■ ■■ 67 [ % 68 Company E, First Regiment, eom- posed of a majority of tlie old D Company " tribe, " a smattering of old ( ]. and an iota of old E, enters the new Brigade Organization with many rich and deep-rooted traditions. Conscientious effort — from hives all the time, and from goats when needed — has been basic to all of us. Of our athletes we are justly proud. They played the game hard and with sportsmanship. Cooperation among classes, and traditional intensive training for meml)ers of the new estate makes the creed " hard but fair, " a reality. We entered the academy with definite ideals and a desire to develop into the best West Point could produce. The future will demon- strate that we have held those ideals when men of E Company, First Kegiment, prove their loyaltN and wortli to the Corps. Itli Run (lefl lo right): Epperson. Myers. 3r lR iii: Bischnfl ' . Geaiiey. 2ii l Rmv: Anderson, l{uni- lion{;li. Ilnghes. 1st Ruiv: Stewart. Hogrefe. St. .John. SKiriding: (left) VIeek. (right) Bogan. 1,T. (lot,. M4ERI)1AN Absent. Air Corps Beeson, T. H. Clarlc, J. F. Cook, W. J. Cota, N. D. Davis, N. L. Foole, E. P. Harrison, T. D. Kinney, G. R. Klerk, ' J. W. Mazur, H. J. Schlosberg, R. T. Tatbott, C. M. Thaler, M. S. White, J. F. Wrislon, R. T. 6 5llt Row (left to right): Franklin. MacVeigh, Cook. 4th How: Pietsch, Hillman, Beightler. 3rd Ron Hine. Kuffner, Fiander. 2iifi Row: Schofield, Bnrlin. 1st Row: Maertens, Lewis, Pratt. Stantiiiif! (left) Shaw, (right) Sebesta. OuR. ' i IS NOT one distinct characteristic and we do not wish to have the semhlance of one. Even our component members have come from three separate former companies. Still we had but one ])aramount aim in mind — to sweep over any differences and unite into one company of which all would be proud. We have slug-oids, spec-oids, snake-oids. Corps Squad and red comforter enthusiasts. There are some true engineers — as many goats. But all are conscientious work- ers. Foremost, we have cooperation among classes and those guidon streamers and trophies will soon add up. But there is something more ihat we have worked towards. That is to continue and enrich in this newlv formed companv a tradition as old and seasoned as the Corps itself — one of devotion to duty, loyalty to our coimtry, the Corps, to each other, and a willingness to do our utmost in these days of nalional peril. Absent, Air Corps Behn, M. A. Boyd, F. E. Dnlaney, J. F. Goss, Q. J. Lane, J. W. Lindell, K. G. Linton, J. tL Liitrey, T. T. May, B. S. Wheeler, J. P. Lt. Col. Upham 71 Ma J. Polk BoKN August 17 — Company G, First Regi- ment. The first steps in uniting two longstanding Corps traditions were taken. El and F (Companies were officially dead, but men from both collaborated in embodying the best of their old company heritage in the spirit and policy of the new . Ours is the hardy, natural " esprit de corps " of men working together toward a common goal. Today all men know that E Company ' s firm " laissez faire " and F Company ' s " spooniness " have dovetailed admirabh , that on this firm foundation G-1 Company will better the standards of its forbearers. Industrious plebes, recognized yearlings, contented cows, energetic firsties all as we leave class by class feel a strong warm bond of friendship which shall last through the years. Brice ilh Ran- (lefl lo right): ' ' Xehile, Daiinacher, Alfano. 3rd Row: Prilchell, Ruyffelaere, Dakiii. 2iul Riuv: Sliorlall. Nvgard, Kiissell. Balson. 1st Row: Smith, Barher, Stephens. Slaiuling: (lefl) Brice. (rifhl) Pe.h n. ' Absent, Air Corps Bevaii. W . L. Butcher, C. ,1. Klhs, F. T. (Glasgow, C. G. Hardebeck, E. J. Hardy, . L. McGoiigh, E. A. Muldrow, R. Sykes, G. K. Thompson, D. W . Zettel, R. C. 73 vw ' w XSS ' iS SJSSSt ' . 4llt Run: S alker. Stevens. Ellis. 3ril Ron: Freer, Hood, Huddleslon. 2ntl Row: Hellzel, Lowry, Harrington. Isl Ron-: .Stabler, Riccio, Healy, Gulhrie. Standing: (left) Antonioli, (right) Mease. w CoMPAN — pardon us. Company H-1 — is even more rimty than ever, with the first half of the Corps divided into eight rather tlian six companies, let, tough, disciplined, romantic, well-drilled, we how to no one in carrying out our ideas on making men of cadets. And we do the job in the spirit of old F Co. et we realize it is only a small part of the spirit of the long gray line. Understanding and feeling this great tradition each shall, in his turn, enter the service with the unswerving determination that this war will add further to the glory of that spirit and tradition. Just start us with a space in the world of 5 ' 7 " X 2 ' 8 " , and we ' ll carrv on from there. Absent, Air Corps Bowlin, R. L. DeGrnchy, O. W . Herrington, R. M. Hovde, W. .1. Hynes, R. J. Kane, F. X. Kirby, H. H. Lambert, H. L. I edbelter, J. Vi . Porter, G. X . W ilson, L. L. M ]. IIkH Kll(l Ml - -w ir» CHAKLES FARRAUT AM () New York, New York Congressional JAMES ROLAND ANDERSON ■.NrKi iii.K, Iowa Congrexsionul When Chuck traded the hrifjht spots of old New York for the eold, grey reveille dawns of West Point, the Arniv gained one of its most potential weapons. Living with him was like living in the gallerv of an Open Forinn: his great love and ability for public speaking caused our room to be fdled with the clamorings of numberless debaters. Although never a " fllcboiicr. " his brilliant record here is sure to be con- tinued in the vears to come. " CHUCK- Liclilrnnni (I) Aai l ;nir Cmrli (1-3) Chess Club (?) Catholic Choir (1-3) Drimlina Sorirly (2-1) I ' islol Sluiri shoiilrr There is no doubt in the mind ol an one who knew Jim as a cadet but lliat he will make a great success of his army career. Jim ' s attractive personality and force of character — more specificallv, bis sinceritv. unsurpassed generositv. and keen sense of humor — will continue to gain for him the friendship and loyalty of all with whom he max come in contact in future ears as the have during four successlul ears at West i ' ..inl. ' AND IJrolrnonI (I) Cor wrol (3-- ) liashcthall {3-2-1) Hini! Cftnirnillcr Diah-riic Soiirlv (1-3) 76 JONATHAN WAVERL ANDEKSON, JR. None (Army Brvt) Scnalurial VIRGINIO LORENZO WTONIOIJ Hickory. Pennsylvania Congrrsntoiwl. 2Sth Disiricl He is proud of his lack ot " interest in unmilitary activities, his innumerable feminine conquests, and his tattered red comforter. Tibbv is no hive. In fact, as a goat he devoured the best tin cans that the academic departments could supp lv. However, as a second class corporal our Tibbv made no bones about whal he expected from the imderclasses. This, plus a keen insight into what West Point should mean to a cadet, stamps Tibbv as invaluable oflicer material. " TIBB " " Lieutenant " Iliiitilzer " Representative A romanticist who readily adapted himself to the realistic ideals of this institution, Tony exemplified the mission of the Academy in his everv action. His military bearing, high sense of dutv, anrl reverent regard for regulations combined with his " su])cr rat -racing " ' and good fellowship, made Tom outstanding as a cadet. His loyalty, sincerity, helpfulness, and general on-the-ball attitude made him the per- fect roommate. To Tonv — a salute! To his chosen branch — the infantrv — our congratulations! CilHmn (]) Corporal (2) Acting Corporal (.?) Soccer (4) Fishing Club (1) Catholic Chapel Ball Committee {.3-2) Baptized in tin school. Ted was ininiiine to cadet life when he reached West Point. A man of action, he had little troidile with anything he undertook, and seldom complained of anything other than S. I. His efforts to keep his vulnerable wife from the clutches of the academic department brought grey hairs, and his place on the lacrosse team brought bruises. IVevertheless. smiling Rack always had plenty of lime and energ left to cheer the rest of us along. " BACK " First Sergeant Lacrosse (4-3-2-1) Numerals -BENIW The fiehting son of a fighting father, here is a man who has lived and laughed his wav through four vears at est Point. ith a conscientious regard for dutv. he is well-liked anrl respected bv all his classmates. Because he has the abilitv to succeed, an indomitable will to spur him on. and the love of a girl named Lee to inspire him. Jack will go far in the military profession. ' JACK " Livutonanl CorporaJ (3-2) Trade (2) Football (4) Chess Club (4) Dialeetic Society Sta«e Crew (4) aiiifni ai] Vearlinf (or Join? •iTTOlLI [ifiilfflml 1 " Jm 1 H ,,,_ t -t! ' BP ' • - -f EDWARD RICE ARDERY New York, New York Congressional JOHN WINTIIKOI ' KMS ' rRON(; Utica, Nem okk Coniiressiiiniii Ben came from Oklahoma to weather plebe year in fine style, finding a brief escape in his wrestling. Yearling vear he was a new man, ont to see what Vi est Point had to offer bv way of entertainment. Lacrosse and dragging were his solutions. The end of furlough found a reformed cadet returning to the Point to show that he had that essential attribute wiiicli will not permit him to fail in the Army — perseverance — resulting in liie attainment of his heart ' s desire — the Signal Corps. " BEN LEE " Staff Sergeant Wrestling (4) Lacrosse (3) Camera Club Ski Club Ilis reddish hair, broad smile, and Irish eyes brought him early in Plebe year the nickname " O ' TooIe. " Coming from Peoria. Illinois he always remained a lo al and ardent admirer of his native city. Although interested in sports, an injury received Yearling year kept him pretty much on the spectators ' side. Dragging pro fenunes. writing them, or doing photographic work occupied his leisure time. Bob ' s faculty for doing a job well promises that he will be a fine officer. Corporal (2) Cross Country (3) Basketball (2-1) Catholic Choir (4-3-2-1) BEN LEE BABER Oklahoma City, Oklahoma National Cuard ROBERT EUGENE BADEN 1 ' eohl . Illinois Congressional RICHARD TRABER BATSON Baltimore. Mxrvi.and Senatorial HENRY ANSON li l(Hi:K. Ill Cambridge. Maryland Scnaturiiil In China, Cuba, and fortv-eight states ITal picked up a distiiirlive personal rliarni. Appreciating humor endlessly, possessing limitless energy, he might he described in one word: intense. His desire to live life to its fullest makes him capable of the finest accomplishments. Hal has his yveaknesses: the fairer sex and a quotation. " Handsomest man in the Corps. " In future years his ideals and unconquerable spirit yvill serve him yvell o his past yve say, " Thanks for four syvell years. " Corporal (2) Lieutenant (1) Swimming (3) IT ' restling (2-1) Football Statistician (4-3-2-1) Academic Coach [2-1) ' ' Hundredth iSight Show (?) Debating Society (4-3-2-1) " Sam " came to West Point armed y illi more I ban bis jusi share of brains and abilil to think. Tbough a slar-man. be has never depended on the almight " poop-sbeet. " His friends have found him sincere and uns])aring: his superiors have foimd be can be entrusted yvith responsibility . Thus, he can not help but be a success in military and academic endeavors. His career has just begun: we will hear of bim again. " SAM " Corporal (2) liegimental Tniiniufi Offin-r ( ) Honor Conimittre Stars (I -3-2-1) Ihiikrv Manager (3-2-1) Fishing Club (2-1) tradrmir CoarU (3-2) Chess Club (1.3-2-1) Secretary. Chess Club (2) I ' residrnl (t) luonimii.s Commitlre (I) I ' islol Marksman lii lr Marti ' snian 80 ( ! T THOMAS HENRY BEESON Marshai.i.town, Iowa Cungressi " Red " brought from Texas the free, easv wavs that liave marked his four years here. Plebe year he was exceedingly popular with the upperelassmen — never missing a poliee-call. A hive, but not a " speeoid, " he always loiuid lime to eoaeh less-gifted cadets. A good soldier and a good fellow, he has served his Tours, gathered his share of tenths, yet found time to win his " A " in gymnastics, ' " raduation brings him a permanent change of wives. Track (4) Gymnastics {t-3-2-1) P umerals (4) Monogram (3) Minor " .-t " (2) Ski Club (2) Fishing Club (2-1) Camera Club (2) Air Cadet The core of lke " s character — " This above all. to thine own self be true. " From this core are cut the facets of his personality — the keen intellect: the staunch loyalty to his friends and to the Corps as personified by them: the dynamic, conscientious striving for perfection, coupled with the warm humanity that slowed liim down to penetrating B.S. sessions and skillfid flirtations with mnnerous femmes. But words cannot bring this gentleman to vou. In deeds vou shall see him. Corporal {3-2) Football (;) Basketball (3) Fishing Club (1) Pistol Alarksman jMacliiue Gun iMarksman Rifle Marksman Air Cadet J A NT U .4 R Y 81 BEETWII.LIE ' Sergeant {!) Corporal [2) " Assembly has, gang — here comes Beighller. " Heigliller llie reader. Beightler the philosopher. Beighller the ilreamer. His type is not often l ' oun l in such dens of reason as the Point hut here Boh is. enthusiasm occasionally superseding l ogic. The incurable romantic is slubbornl) true to many ideals, lie is as stubbornly faith- ful to one girl. He came here with the Air Corps in his mind. He lea cs with the word " Service " ' in his heart. Rifle Team (4-3-2-1) Major " A " {2) Minor " A " (3) Member of National Inter- cullegixite (lli(ttn[)iorisliii Rifle Team (2) Individual Pistol Trophy (3) Model Airplane Club (3) The Bense started off plebe car winning a name for himself as an athlete being one four men to win three numerals — football, basketball and baseball. Afterward he confined himself to basketball and baseball, holding starting positions in both for three years. Many- are the nights he entertained us with his songs, dances, and funny sayings. A natural hive, a true friend, and good fellow, he should be the type of officer the Army wants. Basketball (4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Major " A " (3-2-1) Baseball (4-3-2-1) I umerals (4) ROBERT SPRAGUE BEIGHTLER. JR. Columbus. Ohio Honor Srhoul Monogram (3) Major " A " (2-1) Football (4) , nnierals (4) Pistol Sharpshooter JOSEPH WILLIAM BENSON Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Congressional M ' triiil; " lifaraii oanlfili f«i«« B-wig has always been a man for the " straight military. " He has done the other things in cadt ' t hfe only because they were his «hity: but his heart has been set firmly on the mihtary aspects of an officer ' s career, both at est Point and before he graduated Irom U.C.L.A. He ' s by no means a liard man. as a certain oung lady can testify: but whether it be the Air Corps or the Infantry. Mary has one unwaver- ing goal — field service. " B-W IG " (4-3) Rifle Expert Pistol Sharpshooter Air Cadet Fortimatelv for our class Bert elected to take a six year course. Bert is one of those rare individuals who combines a blase. so[)histicated attitude with the ability to do things right. Since his first academic setback, Bert has done ver well in academics. Total indifference towards athletics abetted by bad luck with blind drags always led him to the inevitable red comforter. His laconism, independent attitude, and thorough dependableness have always put him high on the ' " make " lists and point unmistakably to a successful Army career. EKT " Corporal (2) Sergeant ( ) MARVIN JAY BERENZ EU; Los Angeles, California Consressional ROGER ALEXANDER BERTRAM St. Louis, Missouri Congressional The Kazoo Kid ' s typical Dutch maniierisms drew us all to liiin from the beginning. Jim ' s manner of doing the common sense thing, and doing it well enabled him to engage in man activities — both mental and [)h sical. H- elt studied well, coached ca|)abl . [)ia ed hard, and managed to read and sleep enough to round out liis days. West Point has left its mark upon Jim. and he u|)on us. e will follow with interest his career as an odicer. Hundredth ] ' ighl Show ( ) Academic Coach (3-2) Air Cadel Bev came to the Acadenn as a " Sooner " from OK I .. and like the rest ol us was as verdant as the Plain itself. In a flash he became tops in ever thing — academics, athletics, police calls. Wh he was even the flanker among the rimts! His onh fickle moments were while he topped the J )ledos — 142 lbs. on Mon la to 128 lbs. before stepping onto the wrestling mat on Saturday. Bev ' s coolness in trying circumstances charact -ri :e his ever action. Corpttral {2) Academic Coach (3) Polo (4) Ifrcstlian (1-3-2-1) nmcrals (t) Minor ■■ A " (3-2) liin i Committee (3-2-1) Sunilav School Teacher (2-1) Color Line (3) Fishing Club Air Cadet 84 .. LA RENCE PHILLIP BISCIIOFI. IP.. Annapolis, Mabvi.xno Cmiiin-ssiDniil As a cadet he readily adopted the Aeadeniv motto as his own and held himself steadfast to its principles. Conscientious, determined, he always set out to do the job better than was ex|)ecled — results, high academic rank, llis room was a mecca for coach seeking goats: less hive classmates owe him many tenths. Versatile, even scintillating at times, lies ever read lo join in a good time. Vt ' hethcr he " keeps " em ll ing " " or " falling. " he ' ll be more than a credit to the corps. ■PIIIL " Sergeant (I) Academic Conch {I-3-2-I) Cttaching Dircctiir (I) F.mthnll ( ) If resllin« (1) Camera Club {2-1) Fishinfi Cluh [2-1) PisUit Marksman Machine Gun Mark Heing (Jompan ( llerk lor three ears made Bisli an outstanding and well-known man. but his many accomplishments on the track and in the field even outshone what he did in a less ninscidar wa . lie was close enough to the toj) in academics to be termetl an " intelligentsia. " But his real conquests were in the field ol (riend- ships an l a courtship. We send him back to the Army with the thought that we were |)ri ilcEcd lo hay ' known Hish. ' HISIl " ■ J ' rirate (4) Corporal {3-2) Track (1-3-2-1) Pistol (4-3) Football (4) Hockey (. ) Camera Club (2-1) Pistol Fxpert Cross Country (3-2-1 Air Cadet (■ uill all long ii ' iiH ' iiil)fr Dan as our cr clliricnl ' of i cr ri ' presentative, berause lit ' took siirli keen interest in the ever increasing duties that job entailed. Sales jinnped and eom[)lainls were inilieard ol under his expert management. His most dominant eharaeteristit — determination, is best illustrated bv his feat of passing two turnouts in Calculus. In s])ite of this math di(Ii(ult which ranked him as a goal, he slill mainlains he is taking the ]nfanlr b clioiec. " DAN- Boxing (3) Cross Countrv Lieutenant Monogram (3) Chess Cliili (1) fishing Club ( ) Assistant l- ' ootliull Muiiiigcr (1-3) Pointer Representative (4-3-2-1) Memorial Day (4) liijie Marksman Maihini ' Cun tarksina " He came, he saw. be conquered. " Taking command of tlie situation from the first. Ham leaves a trail of academic, athletic, and military achievements in his wake. Stars came easilv so be turned bis brilliant mind to aiding the less fortunate. Determination and jierseverance made Ham an outstanding athlete, and natural leadership quickly gained him the command and respect of his class and of bis companv. But it was his easv going pcrsonalitv that attracted many of the weaker sex. " BLITZ " Aeting Corporal (3) Corporal (2) Traek (3-2-1) Monogram (3) Major " A " (2-1) ff inter Track (3-2-1) Tennis (4) Numerals (4) Hop Manager (1) Stars (4) Academic Coach (4-3-2-I) Fishing Club (2-1) Class President (3) Class f ice-President (2) Pistol Sharpshooter Air Cadet I.LCIAN DAI.TON BOGAN. JR. CntNA. Texas Congressional FRANCIS HAMILTON BOND AM Washington, D. C . ( Large i Rov came lo us from tlie long line of " Army Brats. " lie oamc with an abundant knowledge of the arnn which has helped him at est Point and will aid him afler graduation. Roy ' s personality and everlasting smile has made him a I ear wife of whom to be proud. His enthusiasm of army work is equalled only b his athletic desires. We know him as one of Army ' s leading soccer players. My loss will be ihi ' Field Artillery ' s gain. „ Corporal (2) Soccer (f-3-2-7) Class i timcrals (4) Minor " A " (3-2-1) Howitzer (4-3-2-1) Air Cadet Frank will alwa s be a winner. His easy-going manner, his conscientious nature, and his native ability have made him a success thus far in the military world and give promise for the future. A " smoothie " at the hops, the girls all liked his style of dancing. Neither the T.D. nor the A.D. ever had cause to complain of Frank ' s military or scholastic ability. He did the job well. We are looking forward to great things for ou. Frank. " FRANKIE " Corporal (2) Cvni (1-3-2-1) Minor " A " (2) Monogram ( ) .i ' unierals (3) Intramural tono ram {3) Cadet Chapel Choir (1-3-2-1) Hop Committee (1-3-2 1) Machine Can Marl,- Air Cadet RO LINDSAY BOWLIN, JR. Koc.HESTEB, New Y ork Conaresi FRANK EDWARD BOYD New Vienna, Ohio Congressional Ein ARi) ii lp: bkooks. ,ik. ( IdNCOlil). Nk« IIxMI ' SIIIKK SclKllliridI W II.M 1 H() (;|.; MKICK W iNNsitoHO. SoiTii CvHOLINV Confin ' ssidiial " Engaged ill rouline cadet activities " — applicable lo any cadet but holds a spe- cial meaning for Willie, ith nothing lo fear from the T.D. he eluded the grasp of the A.D. in a sharp contest for " tenths. " His affahiii( won him the esteem of all who knew him. Hailing from the hills of Souili (Carolina he never lost his slow, easy-going manner and speech, in spite of the " Yankee " influences around liim. A better roommate and friend would be difficult to find. (:„,,lain ( ) Corporal (2) Sergemu (I) Mulr Ruhr (I) Boxiiifi ( ) l- ' ishin i Cliih I ' islol l ,rl.s, ' rcdd s Itcing an rm hral iua or ma not exjilain li lie acquired (hose two stars and how he led the plebe class in demerits. U hen not too hus keeping ahead of the academic department, dragging, boxing, swimming, and being a hop manager look up his lime. Ihil ii ' is reniembered best for his ability to keep those near him anuised and liapp . TeddN is headed for the Air Corps where he should excell as he has in ever ihinjr else inlcreslinj; lo him. nnxing (2) Sivininiiiig {1-3-2) l uinerals (J) Hop Manager Air Cadet 111 Arnii : [omtn l til (loin J Tim llwevet. iparlle in Me Sup ' Mniiners ' «|)pl) o( " iiiflfd « itfi HtleriK. 88 THOMAS WILSON BROW N Fort Riley. Kansas Congrt ' ssiuntil DONALD HEPBURN BRUNER Coral (;ables, Florida Cimfirrssionat An rinv lirat ' . ' ' No, a Cavalrv brat. Kndowpil willi a jtolo-jdaying;. Duty. Honor, CoiHitrv l arkgroimcl, Tim justified this heritage. His ability, horsemanship, and spirit dominated the polo team two years and captained it one. Off the athletic field Tim displayed the conscientious judgment and decision of a natural leader. However, he was always ready with a smile on his lips, a song in his heart, and a sparkle in his eye — for anv pretty girl. " TIM " Actitiii Corporal (3) Corporal (2) Brigade Supply Officer Polo (I.3-2-I) iXunwrah {■ ) Monogram (3) Minor ' A " {2-1) Captain (i) Goat Football (2) Cnmvra CInU Squash Cliih Fishing Chih Rifle Expert Pistol Sharpshooter Swimmers to your mark — go! Don finishes everything with that same endless supply of energy that has won him so many firsts. His field — commimications, for coupled with a keen mind inherited from his inventor father, Don has a streak of Scotch tenacit that permits him to do wonders with a piece of wire and a few- batteries. But we like him most for his frankness, loyalty, and vehement dislike of the unfair. " DON " Lieutenant ( ) Swimming ( .3-2-i) I umerals (4) Monogram (3) Minor " r (! ' ) . avy Star (2) Camera Club {-1-3-. Treasurer (1) Chess Club (7) Hoiiilzer Photographer {2) ' ' To do a better job than is expected of you, " is the principle which has always guided " Buck. " " Evidence of its results are his stars, athletic awards, and high tactical ranking. John Tarlelon and Texas A M gave him a start which enabled him to sacrifice much valuable lime assisting his less talented classmates. Being uujre of a man than an intellectual, lie chooses wings before castles. Ability and ambition, plus the will to work, ill keep iiim at the top. " BUCK " C.nrpurul (2) Stars i4.3-2) ■tcadcfiiic Coack Fwnhall (4-3-2) MAXIE " Anmern s (J) Major " (■■ (3) Monogram (2) Lacrosse ( ) n resiling (1-3-2) . umrrals (I) Minor " A " (3-2) Camera Club Fishing Club Rifle Sharpsbonler Pistol Sharpshooter Air Cadet Both Archimedes and the Normandie " s designer could capitalize on Bob ' s original ideas. Plebe summer cam|) he ate salt to counteract perspiration — so it rained! It was West Point ' s problem to keep this longue-in-cheek philosopher busy — a wicked tennis eve and managerial duties for the Cadet Orchestra helped, lie likes jokes and be they practical or impractical, his sense of hiunor remains. " Maximilian recitation " ' or rare academic " Waterloo " is water under the bridge — Max is looking for new worlds to conquer. .S ( Sergeant Tennis (2) Manager Cadet Danev JOHN HUGH BUCKNER Cleburne, Texas Congressional Orehestra (2-1) Irademie Coach (3-2) Intramural Monogram (4-3) fialllin! aliilii .« llTCB ' jefjIMiild) Df,-pilf " irwililf t tt Mai Hi moil ilfpartmt liraiichol tUFr KOBEKT BEULEAU BURLIN ii.Mm(;T()N. Delaware Senatorial Fighting an up-hill battle against the Academic Board, Butch went smiling through Plebe Year accumulating many friends along the way. His slashing saber and sweet trombone, as well as his ever-present smile, have made him popular anKmg bis classmates. Being a parlor snake in the full meaning of the word Hutch « ill continue to have man opj)ortunities to engage in his beloved jitterbugging. His smile, ability, and will to work will carry him a long way in whatever branch he enters. a .% W U A H Y " BUTCH " Sergeant (!) Fencing (4-3-2-1) Intercollegiate Champiim (2) Major " " (2) Sunday School Teacher {2} Chapel Acolyte (1) Dance Orchestra (2-1) Fishing Club (I) Air Cadet Despite the fact that Cliff hails from the wide open spaces of Oklahoma he had little trouble adapting himself to the regimentation of U.S.M.A. With college and an extra start, together with bis clairvoyant powers of sensing in what nook the tac was most likelv to look, he encountered few hazards from either tactical or academic departments. A loval friend, and an excellent wife, he will go far in whichever branch of the armv he chooses. Brigade Color Sergeant Concert Orchestra (4-3-2-1) Debating Society (4-3-2-1) FishingClub .Machine Cun Sharpshoiuer Pistol Sharpshooter Rifle Sharpshooter CHESTER JOHN BUTCHER Lafayette, Louisiana Congressional CLIFTON LEW LS BUTLER, JR. MiSKOGEE. Oklahoma Congressional MORTON CAMPBELL CARMACK (111 TT Noor, . Tennessee CnrinrcsMO K IKAJsK WIULKK CAMM Monroe, Viri;im Cuniirrssidiuil Coming from a long; line of Virginians this man Frank Camm is a proud, straight shooting Southern Gentleman. Being of exeeptional mental and physical prowess he sought and won success in hoth academics and athletics. Industriousness. efficiency, and unbridled ambition will earn him a place in the ranks of outstanding soldiers. A grand disposition, a ready, boyish smile, and a real sincerity which made him a fine wife, will always surround " Fletcher " with many good friends and Inie. His is the " strength of ten because his heart is pure. " FLETCHER " First Sergeant Track (3-2-1) Cross Country {3-2-1) EnHinri-r l-.mltmtl (2) Camera (Mil, {2-1) Cadet Mulioii Picture Representative (2-1) Academic Coach (4-3-2-1) Fishing Clal, (2-1) Machine (jnn larhsmn Rijle Marksman Pistol Sharj shiiiiter Seeniingl a little too quiet and reserved at times, C-mack quickly dispelled such iinpressioiis with bis sly wil and humor. No blind date ever cur -d him of dragging nor did French or Calculus ever dislurb him — he took all in his stride. Neither did any Area ever caress his feet or cri|)ple that stride. Alternating between a sweet potato and a violin be drove awa the gathering gloom of many a Sunday night. Tradition, religion, morals. Duty. Honor. Country — all he holds high. C„ri,„ral (3-2) I ' istol (1-3-2-1) nnirrals (I) Minm •• (•• (2-1) Cnurrri Orrhrslru (1-3-2-1) ll.innr (Mmmiller (I) Pistol Expert Air Cadet 92 JACK FRANCIS CLARK Omaha, Nebraska Congressional a m ' -r: :: ■ ' V-Ur. rf;,■a : h %: mk:ii KOBEKT MOKEHEAD COOK OxiouD. MississiPIM Congrcssiiindl On July 1. m. ' JQ. a smiling " Cornhnsker " from Omaha, ambled into West Point. Sinee thai (la he has kept his man friends laughino; with his six remarks and ready wit. Although temporarii badled b tlie English and Math P ' s during his Plehe year he found time to j)la basketball and golf. Besides |)lax ing on varsit athletic teams he plaxed on two intramural championship teams. " Fat Jacks ' " sense, of humor and slicking abilitx along willi his excellent leadership promise him a successful career as an rmv officer. ' KLACK ' Major- r ( ) Intramural Monogram (.? .Monogram (3-2) ' (■ ., Marksman Corporal (.?1 Golf (I) Marhinc (inn Marksman Bosh ' lhnU ( 1-3-2) nmrral (1) Air Cadet Man of di ersiiied interests and activities, follower of music, lover of fun. slicker ' for disci])line. slapper of the big l)ass fiddle in the dance orchestra, wearer of short militarv haircuts, devotee of extracurricular sleep, man of hard work — tliat s Cookie. Military subjects are his main interests: the Infantry Journal and Officers " Gui le are to (Cookie what the Saturday Eveninii Post and Colliers are to the rest of us. In his own words. " All I want is to be a good officer. " ' " COOKIE " Sergeant (1) Hundreilih Main Sli, {I ■3-2-1) Color Line {1-3-1) Cadet Dance Orehestra (1-3-2-1) Camp Illumination (3) lushinn Clah Pist(d Marksma Rifle Marlisman Entering the Aradenix after leaving a verv enviable record at Georgia Militarv Academy, Bill was on the way to becoming one of Army ' s better all-around athletes. However, an operation on a " triok " knee deprived the Corps of seeing " Sweet W iiliam " in action. He has. ni ' M-rtheless. figured in man intramural championships. Those of us who know him have realized from the first that his future career can be nothing but successful, because of his strong character and his abilit lo command the respect of those around him. " SMILES " Ciirpural (2) Acling Corporal (3) Lacrosse (3-2) Intramural Monoflratn {3) AlMctic Representative {3) Camera Club Rifle Kxperl Pistol Marksman Machine fw zi Marl. Air Cadet l came to us from the West ( loast b wa of the rm Engineers. Determined lo continue his career in this branch he rapidly worked himself to the upper sections Mhere he has been ever since. Before long, however, he succumbed to the glamour of the Air Corjjs finding this li fe of a more exciting nature. Ed was no athlete. He chose to divert his natin-al talents into the fields of dragging and debating. Here by his pleasing abilitv to tell an amusing story and his engaging manner he was cpiickly able to distinguish himself. Radio Club (2) Ski Club (2) Lacrosse (3) Catholic Chapel Sunday School Air Cadet Teacher Honor School I ' istol Sharpshooter Miuhine Cun Sharpsho liijle Marksman 7 ' ' ' " ffa4 ' ' " ' ' ' " iiTimiB.. Hailing from an Army family Dan ' l was a " cinch " to be a good cadet and later on an equally good officer. Kven with a large number of extra-curricular activities he had ample time to concentrate his fire on a single blonde — ' tis true, he ' s true to one — moreover his definite moral principles often kept us in line when the parties were rough. With wings on his chest he ' ll really hit the clouds. " DEACON " Icliiifi ' .iirj iir(il (3) Corporal (2) Major " A " (2) Minor " A " (2) Monogram (3) Siinilay School Teacher {3-2) Hockey (4-3-2) Soccer (4-3-2-1) Lacrosse (t-3) Numerals (2) Air Cadet ' ■ ' ' iTminpii III " ' PIw nioii. l ' " li ' ;lanioi,r " iilhltie,| • ' i " ?. Herein ' ' " ■ " asmify It is not luiiisual lo find at West Point an athlete, or a student, or a man born lo lead men; but to find one who is all three is a rarity. John was that rarity, lie passed up stars that he might help less gifted cadets, and to find him coaching others after taps was not unusual. He found lime for every hop and dragged as regidarlv as he went to class. He liked being a cadet, but West Point was even happier to have him. " LONG JOHN " ' tclinfi Corporal (3) Corporal (2) fiasehall (1-3-2-1) liaskethall (1-3-2-1) IT aler Carnival Co. Air Cadet •littee (3) NORMAN DANIEL COTA, JR. Boston, Massachusetts Congressional JOHN JOSEPH COURTNEY New York, New York Congressional (;f.()H(;e w n i.iwi ( kiss Bkookian, ] e« t)KK ( .iingressiunal HAL 1 ITZGEKALD CKATN Pasadena, California Congressional Hril 1 91 A ■ M F SS m fM I nlike most Califoriiians. Hal. being conscientious, admitted occasional rains there. In Mai aml)ition early pointed a resolute, confident person toward the academy, and we know him for this same positiveness and determination here. His energy, vitality, and agilitv placed him lop " goalie " on the Lacrosse and Soccer teams and " gym " apparatus expert. High ideals and dependability made Hal a most amiable companion. His enthnsiasm for all est Point actiyities will cause us to remember him as true " West Pointer " — ' ? . Sprgrant (7) Lacrosse (1-3-. Major r Morioiirani nmrrals Soccer (I -3-2-1) Minor " A ' Monogram Numerals After rising to first captain at I ' eekskill. Bill came to West Point. Here. loo. he stood out ann)ng his classmates through all four years. Star of the swinnning team, he broke all records in his events and was elected captain his first class year. Not content to rest after the swimming season, he moved to the lacrosse field where he was a key man on the Arm team. The Air Corps will appreciate him as much as we do. •RIM, " (Mr,,on,l (! ' ) Siiininiinfi (( ' njKiiin) {1-3-2-1) Lacrosse (4-3-2-1) Minor " A " (4-3-2-1) Major " A " (1-3-2-1) fishing Clah Camera CInIt (3-2-1) Hoicilzer I ' holographer Air Cadet 96 No task or undertaking is too prodigious for BiU. provided it offers a " be-no " for studying. " The Black Wire " writes T.D.M.s. argues on any subject, sleeps most regularly, reads anything not academic, praclicallv lives in the Boodlers, and is a self-ordained authority on women and love. " Cuk " outsmarted the Academic Board three times yet still considers stud ing a soiree. But all considered. " nthello ' " is the perfect wife. The Air Corps ' gain would be the Infantry ' s loss. Staff Sergeant (!) Fencing (3-2) Inlniiniiral i ' .hampidii FuothaU (3) Intrinuiinil Champion Tennis (3) I ' istol Marksman Rijle Marksman Macliinc Clin Mark Our blue-eyed boy, coming to us already be-sabered as outstanding cadet captain in " tin " school, diverted his cadet life from la vie mUilaire with extra-curricula activities. His congenial ( eorgian wit, uplifting optimism, and infectious smile, have made pleasant man a jaunt around the plain. Jack ' s love of reading stimu- lates his dashing spirit and fosters a mastery of English and a profound outlook on life. The future promises a career of military and literary adventure. -JACK " ( ' ri)ss Ciinntry (4) Bnxing(i) U eight Lifting Club (2-1) Academic Coach {3-2-1) Chess Club {4-3-2) Fishing Club (i) Howitzer Representatiie {t-3-2-l).lir Cadet Camp Illumination {3} " Dake " came from Ohio via Georgia Tecli and wilh his engineering background i ' ound thai academics presented no great obstacles for him. l arh (hiring earling ear he fell in love with Tonimv. his beaulifnl blonde, and iinalh during cow vear she said " yes. " His was an inquiring mind and he never made a decision without first examining the situation down to the most minute detail. Mis readiness to listen s m|iathclicall . an l his iialictire and uiidirslandinn made him a |irini ' - amoni; roonnnalcs. ■ l) kK- Cvm (1-3) Cam, ni Cliih ( ) Niinwruls (I) I ' isl,. ,» , »„„ Scrgciinl ( ) Moiwgruin (3) .S «-c- 7- ( ) Clwss (IS) Silent, solid George — a man who (juielK sits down and does not get up until the job is finished. That is one of his many soldierly qualities. There is nothing that pleases him more than a rifle, box of ammunition, and a good range. Turning to sports as well as academics soon after his arrival, he spent foin- ears in the g m as a wrestler. Wherever George goes, he is sure to succeed. ■ ' (;eorge " Sid Club (3-2-1) Rifle Expert Chess Club (4-1) Air Ctitlet 11 rrslling (1-3 2.]) Mule Rider (I) MYRON HAINES DAKIN SviiiNX. Ohio Con ressionul GEORGE LUCK DANFORTII. JR. Berkeley. California National Cuurd Dan ' s star-spangled sweater with a Major " A " proves it was no accident plcbe year tliat he outran all his classmates and even the iipperclass lettermen during plehe track tests. Though never a politician. Dans usuallv good humor, his lovaltv. and liis long list of pro drags won him a host of friends. With the bull-headed, pugnacious perseverance that made him a winner in cross-countrv and the two- mile run, Dan is undoubtedly just the kind of tank officer tlie armored force is looking for. 1 _I £J ri JANUARY ¥ " DAN " Lieuuiiiinl {I) Truth (1-3-2-1) Cross Cuunlry (4-3-2-1) Major ' A ' ' (3-2-1) Minor -J " (2-1) iSumeritIs (4) Sunday Srhuol Tmcher (3-2-1) Dave entered West Point with one desire — to graduate and enter tlu ' Infantry. He overcame those academic barriers and covered three scars of his battle of books with stars. He not only rides horses like a true Nevadan — but he also makes friends in that companionable western way. e will always remember Dave for his ever present cheerfulness and his desire to help others. " DAVE- Sergeant (1) Hundredth Mght Slioiv (4-3-2-1) Camera Club Ski Club Fishing Club Second Class Machine Gunner Vt ILLIAM HAROLD DANNACHER Benton Harbor, Michigan Congressional NORVIN LESLIE DAVIS Wells, Nevada Senatorial 99 OLIVER WILLIAMS DE GRUCHY, JR. White Plains. New York At Lar e ROBERT I,K VERNE DAVIS ToppEMSii, Vi ashini;toi Coiif rfssiiim(il ' ' ffs; f;vp — •■ Once interested in the Naval Aeademv. Bob saw the liglil. He even helped to beat a previously undel ' eated Nav pistol team. He will do an thing to help a classmate: work an engineering problem, make a third for pinochle, or drag blind (his O.A.O. lives in W ashington Stale). Hob ' s ability to argue intelligently led him to theorizing. He has a reason for everything p ast, present, and future. If a man ' s success is measured h the number of friends he has. Hob will never know failure. mm " BOB " I ' istiil ( -.i-l ' - ) I ' isldl Expert Alinor " A " Dee has come a long way since thi ' da , during Presentation Parade, that he be- came hopelessl tangled in the intricacies of " stpiads right. " " Level-headed, athletic, cool and imruflled in even the most violent argument, fair with sidjordiuates and superi )rs alike, tolerant of ever decent thing — Dee has the qualities that a good officer traditionally has had. In short. De (Jriich is the kind of man with whom it was a pleasure and an education to live for four cars. Tmck {3) S(,,lilsll Club (! ' - ) Chnir (1-2-1) Rijlv ShurpsltuuUT First Class Mmhhu I ' islol Marksman Air Cailfl 100 ' : JAMES RAYMON DEMI ' SEV Red Bay, Alabama Co i rcvs n K; RJAIORI) IIH BF R1 DITIRI.. JR l GLfcV oOI), Cai-ijorma Con reiswnul After the first shook of " Beast Barracks. " neither the T.D. nor A.D. held an fears for this easv-going Soutlierner. Maxinuini results with niininiiini efforl characterized his ever action — hut stars were iiis for the taking if he had no! sacrificed his time to coaching. Aggressive individualism has carried " Deinps " far. bill it is our guess that West Point onlv scratched the surface of his possibilities. true Sonlherner. gentleman, and friend — what more could one ask of a room-mate. ' ' " DEMP.S " Corporal (2) Acudemiv Coach Eiifiiniir Fiiiithal Lacrosse (4) iinu ' rals (4) Squash Club Camera Club Pistol Marksman Air Cadet California gave to ns and to the Armv a man and a leader. " If there is a job to be done, it must be well done, " is Rex " s philosophv. His keen mind and his athletic abilitx have made his storv at West Point one worthv of note; his cbeerv , easv- going natm-c made him many true friends; and his all-around ability gained him much recognition. The Cavalry ' s loss is the Air Corps " great gain. ■RIA " Corjioral {2) Track ( I) Soccer (1.3) i umeruls Fencing (4) i uinerals Ifrestling {3-2) Howitzer (1-3-2-1) Camera Club ((-.J-l ' - ) Fisliinfi Club (2-1) Coach (4-3) I ' istol Marksman Rifle Marksman Air Cadet m jjl - ' m Three years of soldiering in tlie horse cavah-) and a firm l)ehel ' that liard work will accomplish anything hronght Hutch to V est Point. Four years ot stiid ing, coupled with a logical mind that " figin-ed it out " instead of " spec-ing it, " graduated him. And noyv. looking forward to thirty years of service in which to apply his helief in hard yvork and " figuring it out " Butch will give West Point reason to he proud of (;. W. Dixon. ' 1:5. " BUTCH " Corporal (2) Folo {4-3) AuFiwrah (■ ) Intramural Soever C Rifle Expert Pistol Sharpshooter eh (2) Machine Gun F,. perl Air Cadet Jack. loyingK known to the whole corps as " Dopey " came to West Point from Tennessee via Marion Institute. An all-around athlete, he yvill best be remembered for his unorthodox but deadly st le of boxing which carried him successfully through his ring career here at West Point. Always happy-go-lucky. Dopev managed to stay one jump ahead of the academic department. However, under this happy -go- luck attitude lies a fierce determination to carry on the traditions of West Point. Boxing (4-3-2-1) Traek (4-2) Goal Football Rifle Marksman Fishing Club (2-1) Minor " A " (2-1) " to|le Pniijil Some men like athleties, some like sleep, but Johnny liked boats. Not motors — he liked them with sails. es, he loved the sea; yet he is a go( and a liandv man to have about. With his box of tools, and a good imagi coulil fix anything — and usually did. He was no Engineer, but he was prai Uncle Sam won ' t be sorr when he hears another Eekert roaring. " Batter " JOHNNY " " WM!i If, ' ikcliappi.;,!. Ben. " an army brat, " came to us fresh from Kemper Militarv Academy with a the vim, vigor, and vitality of a bottle of champagne. He uses his " champagne " freely but seems to have an endless supply. When he starts something or gets a job to do he puts everything he has into it and gets it done properly. He has two main interests: military tactics and women. The order of importance is question- able, since he missed but one hop vearling summer. " BEN " Oirporal (2) Fnollmll (1-3) j iiinerals ( ) Monogram (3) Rifle Export Intramural Football Coach (I ' -i) Pistol Marksman ColJ (4) ] fachine Gun tarksnh Sunday School Teacher {2-1) Air Cadet Fishing Club (2-1) JOHN KEELER ECKERT Fort Sh-l, Oklahoma At Large EDMUND BERNARD EDWARDS, JR. CoLiMBiA, Missouri Gmgressional PAUL ROSCOE FXLIS QinNCY, Illinois C(infiri:ssi(in il FRANK TERRY ELLIS Knoxvii.le, Tennessee Connmsimidl ; ;;5| ipw« " Army through and through " describes Terrv perfecih as a cadet and predicts liis future as an officer. He was ever readv to uphold his Ahna Mater and soldiering as a career. Besides taking the business of being a cadet seriously, he foinid time to give his excellent tenor voice a continual workout. The choir, glee club, and showers all received his musical contributions. Terr has his e es on the ir (lor|(s. so make way Uncle Sam, for a purposeful IK cr. TERRY " Onlrl Choir (1-3-2-1) Glee Club (3-2-1) Pistol Expert liijiv Slm,i,sli„nl,- Air Cadol A sharp perceiving mind that seeks at understanding basic causes, a vigorous dri - ing force to keep him at the quest — this is P.R. in fimdamentals. His power of intense concentration has given him high standing in academics. Stuching hard, plaving hard, ves, even " boodling " hard, he will take with him the best there is in being a cadet. His development of a strong intellect and an already bed-rock character insures the brilliane of his future career. Corf onil (2) Bulliilioii Conih I) resllin i (I) wmtrr. 2,1,1 lin. :vn,n„stics (3-2) truly,, ' (I) limlemir Cmli ( 1-3) 104 ELBERT PRITCHETT EPPERSON Salt Lake City. Utah Congressional THOMAS HENDERSON FARNSWORTH Ithaca. Nh« ' ork ConarrssionnI A loval friend — always a smile, always a pat on the bark when needed — that ' s Eppv. Altliough technical subjects weiglied heavily on him he excelled in less mechanical fields, and with a deep-rooted determination to succeed overcame the mathematics obstacle. His understanding of men. intellect, and innate sense of honor will carrv him to the goal he has set for himself. Come what ma . when a steady man is needed Eppy will fill the bill. Wrestling (2-1) Hon ilzir Biographies Eililor ( ) Debating Society {2-1) ieting Edilor-in -Chief Cadet Lecture Committee (3-2-1) Pointer ( ) Treasurer (Z) Rifle Sharpshooter Hop Committee ( ) Machine Gun Ufarhsmini Sitndav School Teacher (2-1) Pistol Marksman -EPPY " Corporal (2) Sergeant Major, 2nd lin. il) Track (2) Swimming (1-3) Professional soldier, newest in an old army family. Tommy has chosen the armored infantry as his life ' s work. FanaticalK loyal to his friends, a deep thinker, searching diagnostician and careful planner, an energetic worker who has the vision necessary to grasp the broader scope of life as a whole and military life in particular — Tom is destined to so far in liis branch. Supply Officrr. Ut ISn. (7) tssisKuil Miuiagcr. Snimmi m Track (3) Pointer F.dilor-in -Chief (I) Pointer Board (1) Ski Chib (4-3-2-1) Chess Club (4) Camera Club (i-3-2-1 Popular, interesting and having a singular dislike for doing nothing, he took a sijerial three davs ' leave plebe vear to graduate with his elass at Miihlenburg for a new wav to prove it. After winning " A " s " " in football and traek yearling year, he helped eoaeh these sports when the three year rule made hiui ineligihh ' . In spite of all these aetivities. he alwavs fonnd time to read his beloved " Podunk. " and took aeademies and the T.D. in bis stride. A good man. flip, a good oflieer. " FLIP " l.iciilpiiant ( ) Coriwrul (2) Miijnr " r (,j) Timk ( i-:i) Mnjnr " A " (3) Coach " B " Siiiiml FrndbaU (2-1) Coach " C " Sqiiuil Truck {2-1) Sergeant (J) Boxina (3) n resiling (7) eheerful New England Iwang thai coiistantlN areents an aina .ing variety of songs is Fi ' s Corps trademark, but bis quiet unselfishness is the enduring personal quality whieh shall permeate memories of him. The personality hampered by our impersonal home, the dreamer, the incessant library patron, the essence of New England reserve — but not austerilv — has become the man eager to inject his tenacious convictions into a world which will best mirror his qualities of heart and mind. lUnlnlinn C.hnir (1-3-2-1) Clee Cliih (I -3-1) Fishing Club (1) Pointer Contributor (3-2) (lift Representative (1) Pistol Marksman Rifle Marksman M.uhine Can l,irk VASCO JOHN FENILI ViNELAiMD, New Jersey Congressional HUBERT JAMES FIANDER, JR. Gloucester, Massachusetts Congressional ! ' ■B- I, ' • ' Wtail You ' ve known him for years, yet at times he ' s a stranger. You understand liim well, yet he baffles you! His actions may confuse you; yet you can ' t doubt his lovaltv. His friends give him perfect trust which few can inspire; vet even those closest find new depths to explore. The Artillery — Counter battery — whatever has a risk. The best path to victory, whatever it costs him. He ' s the man for it — a true Soldier of Fortune! " TOM ' Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (1) Sergeant (1) Fishing Cliih (- ' - ) Choir { ;-.■{) .Sh;i( ov Sclioot Teacher {. ' i-l ' ) Acolyte (Z) rr lo JBJefi 1 " " I bfan and " Potter " came to us as a " Navy Brat " who bad been converted to the idea as well as ideals of the Militarv Academv. Throughout his four vears here he bas shown great aptitude for his coming career as an officer, an officer we hope, who will wear wings. Although be has spent most of bis weekends out spooning with his manv females, be has been an extremelv judicious wife, one of those rare ones who closes the windows at reveille. . Ulinf: Cor,,oral (3) Corporal (2) Soccer (■1-3-2) i unierals Hundredth iWight Show (3-2) icademic Coach (3-2) lir Cadet THOMAS WAI,.S1I FLATLEY Lv BROOK, New York Congressional EI) S ARD POTTER FOOTE ASHINGTON, D. C. Congressional VICTOR ARNOLD FRANKLIN Detroit. Miciiicw ( ' .i}n!!rrssiimol J WHS I isiii ' K lu Ki: Coi.iiMBi v. Tennessee ' iiii ' From the deep South " Tut " arrived with a good knowledge of football, baseball, and basketball but less of studies. However, his aradeniio worries were soon over, and he found enough time between football and plebe studies to thoroughly waterbag a battalion sergeant-major. From attending every hop to joining the Camera Club. " Tut " has had a fidl eadet life. When he " buzzes " the home town, his Air Corps wings will he just another normal aehievement. em " TUT " Corporal (3-2) Football (4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Monogram (3-2) Major " r (1) liusi ' hall (1-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Monogram (3-2-1) Haskrlhall (1-3-2-1) umerah (4) Moiwgmm (3-2) Camera Club Ski Club Fishing Club Pistol Expert Air Cadet See the resemblance to Napoleon? Vic can sinudali- the same dark scowl, but usually he wears a fricndh smile which often turns into a gay cackle, lie loudly denounced the small privations (W cadet life but thoroughly enjoyed its pleasantries. Here is a man whose love for the outdoors is matched only by his love for music and beauty. Vic ' s consideration for others, willingness to do his share, and fond- ness of living, nutkc him welcome wherever gentlemen may gather. ■ " KI{ H " amerals (t) Chapel leolvle (1) Rifle (1-3) Fishing Club (I) Sergeant (I) Siiiirlav Sehool Teaeher (2) I ' istol Sharpshooter 108 JAMES ii KNTWORTll FREEMAN. JR. W siii ;to ' . D. C. ( ' .(iiisri ' ssidnal VR ' nil K LESLIE FREER W ALDEN, !Ve« York Congressinmil We might say that the Phantom came to us from Xanadu, Fort Zintler, or Nica- ragua — he has visited them all in flights of fancy. Here is a romanticist of the purest type and. at the same time, an extremely practical person. He comes from an old Army iamiK. wears his grandfather ' s castles on his B-robe. and his heart on his sleeve. A quiet manner, a keen salty humor, and an earnest devotion to his job make him a sure bet in any man ' s arm . Lwiilrituni (I) U nslllnfi {1-2} Soccer (3-2) Cat Football (2) DiiiUciic Society (1-3 Hundredth Mglil Show (4) Pistol Marksnidii Al entered the Academy after an enlistment in the Navy, determined to make the best of all his opportunities. His record shows that he has succeeded but his success has been achieved onl through hard work. Always he has a[)plied himself to the task a t hand and has completed it just a little better than was expected of him. In his future ears in the service his spirit of cooperation, perseverance, and loyalty will be his guide. Ser ranl (I) II resiling {1-3) Chess Club {1-3-2.1) Debating Society (2-1) H eight Liftin ! Club (2) Fishing Club {2-1) Pistol Marksman Rifle Sharpshooter " MOJO " (:„r,,„n,l (1 ' ) Snimminfi ( -.M ' - ) Joe often cxprosscd llioiiglils iiiosi startling in their cn nicisni. When someone attempted to argue against what he said, then Joe was content. He reallv did not helieve tlie wierd things he sometimes said, hut would argue till midnight il fur- nished an opportunity. With enviable powers of concentration he eould apph liniself so that s|)oken words sometimes failed to rouse him. His patient southern drawl and thorough understanding ol men will he most ahiahli ' in the jirofession he has chosen. ,„„rn,ls (I) MoiiDfimm (3) I ' iniiiuc ( ' .(iminilU ' i ' (I) I ' Isliil ,S i,;;y« i(,„ T Mwhlnr (.nil M„rh Mr :,„lrl Beginning with his (irst da at est Point Kd has been plugging energeticalK . He doesn " t know the meaning of the expression " give up " : perhaps that is the Irish in him. When studies permitted he engaged in extracurricidar activities: when the academic department pressed he dug all the harder into those books. But no matter how tough the breaks, Kd has never lost his grand sense of humor. Above all. he has retained and fortified those high ideals he had upon entering the aeadenu . Bnxillfl (3-1) (:„lll„lir Chnir (I) Siindcv Sriiool Tcmlicr (3-2) MOSES JGSEl ' H GATEWOOD Columbus, Georgia Armv Acolyte ( ) l,!) K1) JOSEPH (iEANEY. JR. Nun ' (oKK. New ork ( ' .Dii ii ' sinniil ' If there ever was a conscientious man. that man was " Glas " at the Academy. TTe worivcd hard and industriously at his studies and duties, taking some time for athletics, and a Httle for frivolities. Quiet and easy-going, but still not averse to a session with the bovs. " Glas " made an ideal roommate. I ' ew of his division mates will forget his buo ant wiioop of siieer jo viicn he (ell lia[)| or when things had gone particularh mII. Srrfiriinl (1) BiLscl.nll (1-3-2-1) U restling (3) Drbaliiig Club (1-3-2-1) Camera Club (3) CIce Club (2-1) II right I. i fling Club (2-1) iritdcmic Coach (4-3-2) llumlrclth Mflht Slum ' (2-1) Air Caikl Goldie created quite an impression when lie first came to U est Point. He lias a wav of making his presence known. Academics have never bothered him. but his encounters with the TD have been loudh proclaimed. Succeeding to the Presi- denc of the Ring Committee, his energetic efforts have resulted in one of the finest class rings of recent vears. Goldie has characterized all his actions, whether thev be academic or athletic, bv a belligerenc that will stand him good stead in his armv career. GOLDIE ' Debaliufi Siicirly ( 1-3-2.1) Cifl Ciimmillee Chairman liin i ( .iimmittce ICufiinrrr I ' imtball rriir.mt (I) (3-2-1) m n- (1.3-2-1) Fishinii Club CHARLES (;i,ENN GLAS(;() Berkeley. Cai.ikoknia Cimgrcsstonul MrrCMEI, (;()LDENT1IAL siiim;t ) . I). C iSaliimal Ciiartl H{ NK WKBB GRIFFEN, JR. PiiOEMX. Arizon Ci n!!ressional VI 1 N I IN I MI s (,()ss Cmihinc ion Nomii Dvkoiv ( i,i f9W " Quin is one of those cadets tliat will not be held down. To know him intimately is to know a true individualisl. He lias gained a reservoir of knowledge from his incessant reading on every subject, and he will argue soundlv on any side of any subject. His prodigious correspondence testifies as to his manv friendships. Carry- ing an air of polish and distinction while displa ing abilit and delerminalion. Quin leaves the Academy to do bigger jobs. milN ' Diohrlir SoriHv {3-2-1) ill Cuilcl A true son of the West, Griff left the wide open spaces and bounced into West Point with enough " tin " school experience to keep the " system " from worrying him. Long, lanky, and with a boiuicc in his walk that identified him an where as an expert with a racquet; he spent the belter j)art of four vears comparing New- York unfavorably with Arizona, and decr ing the lack of itaniin D in his sunless existence. X e know that Griff will climb lo new hei rhts in the ir (iorns. FAT " (;riff 7V7i , ,s ( .) Camera Club (3-2-1) Ski Club (3-2-1) Fishini; Club (2-1) Air Cailvl li 112 ROBERT WOOD DAILK (;ilTIIRIE I VRTINSBl RG. Vi EST VIRGINIA (Mllfin ' Ssiolial I inliiMlrlv i- niff frixn W i •nlrolani iWii(i .Carr - IftrnniiiJliiiii. In four cars I raiiie to know inv " wife " as a paradox, (airioush. this quiel Adonis spoilt iTiufh of his time reaihiig. He was far from wearing stars, but where was the engineer who could match " Bobs " gcnialilv. his pure sense of logic, and his unusual understanding of men? This latter, with a keen sense of daring, will be ample incentive for all men to follow this leader. " BOB " ' Debating Club {3.2-1) Hop Manager {t-3-2-I) First Class Machine Gunner ijni.lifn ' a- «ii| »nM ' Clarke has brains, personality and zest. lie ranked high, coached bcaitcmip, had time left over for choir, pinochle, and Flirtation. Nothing in cadet life seemed to worry him, or at least his incessant singing carefullv hid it. In short he took cadet life in an easy stride and undoubtedly he will do the same in his officer career. None of us could hel|) catching some of his cheerfulness. TLBB ' Corporal (2) Lieutenant ( ) Honor Committee ( ) Choir (4-3-2-1) Academic Coach (-1-3-2) Hoicitzer (2-1) CLARKE DLNCVN MAIN DwToN. Ohio Congressional Being one of tlie oiingest men in his class proved to be no handieap to " the Old Man " . A true engineer from llie start, this son of old Mizzou spent manv a willing hour on the hooks roaching numerous " goats. " His versatilit is manifested in his vast knowledge of classical music, his athletic abilitv — particularlv in tennis — and his knack of being able to fall out and take the s stem in stride. Never too l)us to take time out for a friendly session " the Old iVIan " needs onlv his " wings " to fullill a rrcat ambition. THE OLD MAN- Swrs (3) Academic Cinich (1-3-2-1) Chess Cliih (I) IM iiliniiSadrlv (! ' -;) Concert Orchestra (4-3-2-1) Huuitzi ' r Scheilulei luHtor (1) Mr Cmlri If you happen around Washington fortv vears hence and find the General bar- is (i-1 about spring maneuvers to the tune of a rousing session of tag on the staircase; testing the abilit) of his G-2 by hiding his G-4 ' s equipment on Saturda mornings: or bombarding his G-3 with waterbags from the secon l Hoor: that will be our Chuck! His facility for providing a laugh a minute, |)lus his genuine abilitv. brains, and common sense will carrv him to the top. ' CHUCK ' Haskrlhnll ( 1-3-2) Fishiiif! Cliil) Tnuh ( 1-3-2) l ' ht„l •. v...r F(,i,ilmll ( 1-3-2) Ciimrni Cliih Air Culrl KDW RI) JAMES HAKDEBECK I ' lAT Kin Kit. MissocRi Consres. CHARLES EDWARD HARDY. V San Erancisco. Cai.iforma " Xaliaiitil Cimnl I ■ . V ' «« 1,,, " I ' lipiwni on f «»lw»fniiinf This liandsonif. genlleinanlv voiing man from the (let ' ]) South caiiit- to West Point with a (leteriiiination to succeed. From tlie heginiiing. liis rigid adherence to fair plav. duty, and the Acadenivs system destined him to do so. Bill was always a hard worker — his Editorship of the IlonnzER. his Chairmanship of the Lecture Committee, and his enviable tactical ranking cmpiialicalh illustrate that. Withal, Bill ranked well above average academicalK. One feels — and rightly so — that Bill represents the best West Point has to offer. " ACE " Oirpiirul {2) Track ( ) Track Manager {3) Howitzer {3-2-1) Editor (i) Lecture Cammittee (3-2-1) i ' liairniati ( } Debating Socictx (3-2-1) Hundredth Mght Show (3-2-1) Ski Club Fishing Club Sunday School Teacher (3-2-1) Air Cadet A party? Go get B-Ball! Destined to become synonymous with fun and laughter. Bob entered West Point from Corni-ll College. Iowa, in 1438. In the ensuing ears there was some trouble with academics, but none with friends. Eyer one knew the " B-Ball, " everyone liked him. Bob was never afraid of work in large doses. If things didnt come so easily, time and patience solved the problem. If in the Infantry friends count, you can bet he will go far. Sergeant (I) Corporal (2) Football ( ) () resiling (4-3) Debating Club (2-1) Gift Committee Fishing Club Pistol yiarksinan Rijle Expert 1 WILLIAM LAMAR HARDY Flora, Mississippi Congressional ROBERT EDWARD lIARRINtJTON PoST II.i.E, Io« V CiingressiiiiKll McGLACHLIN HATCH West Point. IVe« York 4i Lar ii- THOMAS DAMKL ll KI{IS()N Clovis, New Mexico SriKiinridt L , ? ?Sf??? ' ' |l T. D. came to West Point fresh from three years at New Mexico Military Insti- tute, and in his quiet manner tooiv everx tiling here in steady stride. During his four vears here he revised his choice of hranch from Cavalry to Engineers to Air Force: but don ' t mistake us — the (lorps of Kngineers is still within his gras|) if he wants it. A fine student and a wcll-likcil cadcl. he has heeii in more (irsi seclioiis than we care to mention. (■..,ri,on,l (2) liiixiitu (1-3-2-1) Soccrr (2) SiiiKhiv Srlidol T Acnhlv (7) Air Ciidet •lllilflu. niililan I Iriiulilf k ■art may rlwr (3) All athlete, a gentleinan. a leader, Mac is one of those rare individuals who is able to take academics in his stride and devote most of his time to sjiorts. Endowed with the " gift of gab " " and a personality f " c.vcc efice. he is usiialK the master of ceremonies when it is time to swap stories. lie has been a class leafier in ever respect and we know he will carr this inherent qnalitv with him into the Service. •■M (;- Cnr xinil (2) CdliKiin ( ) r.mllmll {1.3-2- 1) „mrn,ls ( ) Monoiiiuiii (3-2) liaskrlhall (1-2) H,l rl,illl {1-3-2-1) „„lrm - (I) II n ' slliiifi (3-2-1) C ' «s.s SffivUirv (3-2) Rijlc Marksmaii Machini ' (Uin MaiLsriKiii Air Ciidri siiil ven ♦ riail 116 JOHN DENNIS IIEALV St. Loi ' is, Missouri Congn ' ssiniidl Johnnys outstanding aliilitv to make Irifiids and pass off all diflicullit ' S villi a smile has made him one of the hest known men in tlie ( orps. IFe is not the extn ' niei military type, hut takes that side of our life seriousK enough that he has had little trouble with the tactical department. As to extra-curricular actiyities. his smiling face inay be seen at the " boodlers " ever day. " JOHNNY ' " LiciiliiianI (1) Hundredth Night Show (3) W ali ' r Carnirid Committee (3) Drhntinn Club (! ' - ) Fishing Club (2-1) Camera Club {2-1) Beneath a quiet and unassuming nature we have found in Les a deep thinking and yer sincere personalit . Here at the cadem he has left his mark in academics and athletics, and devoted four years of hard work on the Howitzek. Those of us who know him well have sensed his abilities. Our time spent with him makes us feel certain that his foresight, calmness, and hard-headed determination will one da brinj; him that indorsement yve all strive for — " Well Done. " " " LES " " Howitzer {1-3-2-1) Pistol Marks non Assisliinl Business Manage (1) Marhinr Cur Marksman Lieutenant (1) Camera Club Rijle Morksn an Boxing (.?) Fishing Club CongciiialiiN . loyally. uiKlerslandinft. and comradeshij) are too feeble to reallv deseril)e |{iist . Iml in an eighty word bioijraphx tiie will have to do. His willing- ness lo help solve a math problem, to help out in a " drag problem. " lo give his lasl ' " boodle " elieek to a friend, in short his read willingness lo help have en- deared him lo all who know him. l " or lour ears he has been more than jiisl a wife — he has been a frientl. Mmwi-rr Trmk (1) Modvl Airjilunr Cliih {3-2-1) Bijiv Tciim ( ) Air Catlrl Bob gol lo West Foinl because he bad ihe zeal and abiliu necessarv lo prep bimsell. lie is that wav about evervtbing. sometimes lo an annoving degree — when be eompares the relative gloss of his shoe shine lo our dusl lealher. lie spends most of his spare lime with his books — professional and otherwise. And, Pat. if he is half th ' good husband to ou ihat he was wife lo me — our hajipiness is assured Lieutenanl ( ) Cross Coiinlry (3) Inilimr Track (3) Debating Society (1-3-2-1) Kl SSEI.L M(kKK liKKRINC ION. JR. KSTPOHT. W snl (;TO ( ' iingrpssi mal ROBERT (;UTHRIE HILLMAN Bayside. New YoRk National (iiiarti » " ?Vf||| Jack came to West Poiiil in preference to becoming a Kl ing (]adet after serving in both the Cahfornia National (Jiiard and thi ' Regular rmN . Never a file boner and alwa s rea(h either lo rest or to i)la . he slill manager lo rank willi a minimum expenditure of effort, in the up[)er half of llie class academically. His collection of militar books shows his real interest lies in things mililary. an interest thai will take him far in his armv career. ■JACK " - Pistol {1-3-2-}) Cnnirni ilah Pi tt)l Captain Fishing: C.luh .SV»- . o i ( ) Minor - ' A ' - i:i-2-n I ' istol i:xi rrl Firmlv believes that the best wav to get anything done is to do it himself. A self- made man. he entered West Point from ! litchel Field after serving two years in the arm . His goal has been the Air Corps and to this end he could contribute man hours in quiet relaxation saving his exes, vet maintaining an enviab le aca- demic record. Although he enjoys a great many sports, he loves that Boodle atmosphere. Versatile, intelligent, and likealde. he made many friends and no enemies, and received more than his share ol tenths. •italirc (I) i ' MR. U.K. " Soccer ( ) Honor Kcf.rr Licnirnant ( ) Fishin i Cluh JOHN AI.DEN MINE, JK. Venice, California Coniircssioiial W ALTER WILLIAM IIOGREFE Ne« Ci ' MBERi. ND. Pennsylvania iriny Bl KTON FRANCIS HOOD St. I ' m I. Iinnksi t AalionaJ Ciianl JESSE BENJAMIN IIOI.IIS. Hi MaNCUM, OkLAHOMV (:iill lr . iiin ll J. B. never savs imicli until after he has surveyed the situation, but wl)en he does, people just naturalK listen. One of the Buddies, " The Deaeon " is alwavs read — rat-races, weekends, bid! sessions, or what have vou. Never in his life did J. B. ever sing " Boomer. Sooner. Oklahoma " on kev. but he eertaiuK can lead il. That ' s J. B. in evervtiiing — a leader. First Love — a pair of golden shoidder bars and two silver wings. Good luck. Bud lv. •THE DEACON " Corin.ral (2) l.irlllrlllinl {]) lumtlmll [2-1) M n-stUng {I-3-2-I) Minor " .4 " Track {3) Slinihr Srh.ml Trarlw Rifle Expvrt Pistol Marksnion Mcrhiiw Cm I,iH,s„ Corporal (3-2) First Srrfi - iiit Canivra Cliih ( I-3-. Hiflf Marhsman 120 Biu ' t lakes life serenelv. Trouble never makes him gloomv and he is alwavs readv 1 to joke about the minor anIlo ances of daily routine. He works efficienlK and so does not have to exert himself unnecessariK although be does ever job be is given thoroughly. His neatness in appearance and habits have made his life easier at fsl Point and Nsili hel|( iiiin great l throughout his career as an officer. WTl.I.lAM JOHNSTON HOVDK Crookston. Il ESOTA Congri ' ssifitKil. ' Uli llisiiin JWIKS Iv l,AIN HUDDLFSTON San Antomo. TeX- s .(( Ijiriii- SujH ' rhlv versatile in athletics. Billy, the seventh ranking man in Plebe gym. was an excellent boxer and a star in all intramural sports. On leave he was always a " Smoothie. " ' and to women he was most appealing. His wit. personal magnetism, and rare culture, captivated all who knew him. Billy salutes the United States Army Air Corps, and we are certain that with his courage, determination, and natural ability, he will be one of the Air Corps ' finest pilots and most capable officers. (lurpitral (2) Arling Cor ,,,,;,! (3) Basketball {1-3) Baseball (I) Hockey (3) Boxing (2-1) Numerals (4) Monogram (2) Ski Club (,4-3-2-1) Air Cadet There are manv good things to say about Jim Huddleston. His good-natured, gentlemanK manner is familiar to all who know him. He has worked hard at West Point. He has improved his bod hv his steady work on the wrestling team, and his high academic standing testifies that he has the stuff that counts. Jim has a typical " arnn hral " ouliook on the arm . and will take everything it offers right in stride. " JIM " Ser grant (I) Boxing (4-3) Wrestling {2-1) Chess Club (1-3) IT eight Lifting Club (2 Ill his own qiiifl wa Mug. lias )rkc l. acci-plcd «lial llic Vcadciiiv has to offer, and conscienliouslv tried to aequire those attributes of a good ofTirer. His wrv Oklahoma wit has given us all many a health) laugh, and his eonvietion in his high priiieijiles has given us an example well worth following. Mis men will love and trust him. heeause Hug understands men and can he relied ujion to reach an accurate and logical solulion in am silualinii. HUG " Liciitrnaiil llslun i Cliih ( ) I ' isiiil Sliiiri sli )i)ti r M.irltim- Cnn ,h7.s C alni and carefree seems the hesl way to describe Art ' s outlook on cadet life. Mthough a confirmed goat he seldom worried about academics. Since the beginning of plebe vear we have known him as a neat, alert cadet with ver few demerits. Possessing a great love for sports, a keen sense of humor, and an ambition to become a proficient Air Corps odicer. lie was able to take from the cadein the requisites of an efficient and failhlul leader. ■]■,, 11(11 « ,erl)i)-flif „ iiiflina hilli f» ' lailifr ' s ' ' ■flTllER ' [i iinfaiu (Ik (ja» iilirnlif Hwidlmll (Mil, (I) Fishing C.iith CikUi Chn U ' l Choir (2-1) Pisliil larksinim Rifle Expert Air Cadet : ' Tis not onlv the " Y " in his name that marks him Irish. Hearty, boisterous and verbose he strives to epitomize all Irishmen in himself. A " hive " by nature, " goat " bv inclination he dominated the Academic Board, the " T.D. " . and the Surgeon with ease. As well-known b) " Flankers " as by " Runls " the " Father " lived a cosmo[)olitan life at West Point finding friends and sweethearts everywhere. Fathers chief asset, his friendly disposition, will always make him welcome wher- ever he goes. " r ATI IKK " Fmilhall (l-:i-2.1) II n ' silinii (l-:)-2-l) tssislanl Coach {2-1) Numerals {4) Minor " A " (2-1) CnlhnlU- (.lmi:rl Choir ( l-:i-2-l) Calllolir Siimhiv SrlnHil Troihvr (3) Camvra Cliih (i-3-2-1) riM,io CInh {2-1) Ctnnj} Illumination (3) AirCailcl An imeannv niemorv and a firm confidenci ' in his decisions placed John Y. high in the graces of the Academic Department, (loaching is his specialty. Plenty of skags and pleasant companv are obsessions with him. There exists only one time when he will not join a bull session. Approach him then and his reply is usually an incohcrcnl mumble — for it is then that the mighu " red wire " is off in a daze to Grant Hall and slender, red-hairefl Fillibclh. •HKI) W I Kir Sergeant ( ) Company Ithlelic Keprc (2) l-ishing Club RICHARD JOSEPH HYNES Tucson, Arizona Congressioi JOHN FRANK JOHNSON Tazevvki.f,. Virginia Armv 123 I KAN CIS AVIEi; kAMi ' iiTsm licH, Pennsylvanta CongressumnI Knlcring tlie AcadeniN possessing an enviable rultiiral baekgroiind. Duke appeared to be a man who was temperate in all things; he spent four years there enhaneing that first impression. A distaste for things mechanical complemented an easy excellence in languages in his academic career. A moral force in his company long before he became its honor representative, we all liked Duke because of bis will- ingness and abilit to Ix-lp an man in diflicultv — be it academic or intellectual. " DUKE " llimnr Hrprr-rnWIin- (I) In (Jidifii: Cinnlwlicul In- Tnicl. (I) strmtors (2) H rcslliiifi ( ) Calcrhplical Instructor (3) Assislunl Huch-y M„na i,T (3) tmhl, ' ( ) Ciinipiinv I ' liiiilir lii ' iircsmldlli (2) Acdili ' mic Coach {1-3) Rijlc Sliar[}shootcr tir CmiIiI Before coming to W -sl Point " Kelh " allended Vniiapolis for a car. l llic dcalli of bis brother Bill, a cadet, he resigned and entered the Military Acadenn . During his first two vears here Jim spent that lime not consumed b athletics attending to the duties connected with the man activities in wliii li he held a prominent |)art. Jlis election as Class President indicates the est ' erii in which lie is held h bis classmates. Although no engineer. " KelK " " has nnieli cnnuuon sense and will make a fine oflici ' r. ' kKILV Uliiifi C.iir ionil (3) Corfmral (2) liriilnitr Commnmirr (I) l-onilmll (1-3-2-1) : iinicrals (7) Major " r (3.2-I) Trod.: (1-3-2-1) nnirnils (I) Class Trcasnrcr (3) Class I ' rcfUlrnt (2) Class Crrst Cainmittcc (I) Class Ring Committee (3-2-1) Camca Clah (2-1) Chairman. Haanl of C hirst Class Clah (I) lliiniir Cnnnnitlcc Kiflr Shnpsliooti r I ' islol Marksnam 124 niMITRI ALEXANDEK KKI,l-0(;(; San Francisco, California uiiiiiiiil CiianI trr mhini ' in; i( igirlkrluaL „|riii .niin«? ,1,1 J iininini ' ' " ' D.A. ' s indomitable will and mental powers have caused him to reach the top in anything that he has undertaken. He graduated from the University of California, Cum Lattdc. a Phi Beta Kappa. He leaves hehind him at West Point the first academic record to challenge Mac Arthur ' s. In his stride Dimitri found time to coach classmates, participate in Academy activities, and keep his O.A.O. though 3,000 miles awav. Tiie Corps of Engineers is getting a man of unusual talents and capabilities. Corporal (2) Lieutenant { ) Stars {-1-3-2-1) Debating V.luh (3-2) I ' istol Sharpshooter Rifle Marksman " Deeds not words " is Fred ' s motto. Quietly, inconspicuously, he always does his job well. Quick to learn, he is a keen, interested student — although French and Spanish are not for a Boston Irishman to master. On the track and in the boxing ring he displayed the ability and fighting spirit that will serve him in good stead in the trials to come. With his winning smile, ready wit. and good nature. Fred will go on making many friends. 5- ter FUKD " Track {4-3-2-1) Numerals ( ) Major " A " (3-2-1) Cross Country {1-3-2-1) Numerals (1) Minor " A " (3-2-1) Captain Cross (Country (1) Boxing (?) Nnmerah (4) Camera Club Rifle Expert Pistol Sharpshoot ' Air Cadet Rising from the flats of Nrw J( ' rs( ' , (ieorge brought us a Iwinkhng eye. a friendly smile, and an attitude of indifferenee towards tlie fairer sex. His quiet and un- assuming ways hrouglit him many life-long friends throughout the corps. Academics have been like a mosquito bite — something to be scratched until the irritation be relieved. As a roommate 1 found him determined upon occasion. lo al. and infinitely trustworthy. What more could be said ' . ' Corporal (2) iMcrosse (J) ( ' ntllfHIIlv Uniritzrl Fishin« Cliih Pi.slol Marksiiiaii Kr in RiJIv Marhsmnn Machine ( iiii MfirLsinati Air C.a,lrl y,J Bll(l) Corporal (2) Golf {4-3-2-1) 1 lodge lived for one piu-pose al West Point — the Air Corps. From reveille to laps he talked about it. and from taps to reveille he dreamed about it. It is because of this great devotion and determination, so characteristic of him, that we all know he will make good. One thing we could never understand about Hodge was his indifference toward the femmes. Whv he never took advantage of his good looks, engaging personality, and charming manner we will never know. i,mrrah ( ) 7V« A- ( ) Alhlrlic Hcf rrsciUatiro (2) Pistol Sharpshooter Rifle Expert Air Cadet Ckerfnl ■ life never jiDreril) 1 Bian ' j iM drop inlc Ele-K " -JIET (;K()K(;k K()M nt kinnev I ' l MNHKll). K« JERS EY (llilin ll ClKinl HENRY llODGEN KIRBY, JR. Little Rock, Arkansas Seimtorial i Coming to West Point after one term at Annapolis. Dar aflajjlerl himself to the •great ehange only after some diflfieulty with theTaetieal Department his first two years. Yearling year he met his OAO and from then on spent most of his extra time writing to her and dreaming of that day in June, l ' )13. Ineligible for boxing, he coneentrated on wrestling. The same aggressiyeness whieh stood iiirn in good stead as a wrestler will make him good material for the Infanlr . Scrgi ' iinl (1) lioxiiia (4-3) Track (.?) fV ' restling {2-1) Cheerfnl and happy-go-lneky — that ' s Jake. The trials and tribulations of cadet life never weighed heavily on his shoidders. His gootl nature, generosity, and sincerity have all played their part in making him an ideal roommate. Strictly a man ' s man he carefully avoided hops but was always ready to play baseball or drop into tiie Boodlers. Now at the end of his cadet career he has achieved his life-long ambition — the Air Corps. His men will follow him anytime — anywhere. " JAKE " Sergmnt (7) Baseball ( ) Pistol Alark ' sman Rifle Marksman Air Cadet DARWIN JACK KITCII (JM(:A(;o. Illinois Cnniircss W ' JAf;OB W HITMAN KLKHK Bkriv ri)s ii.LE. New Jersey 3IsI District. 127 JOHN ER MN KUFFNER I ' lTTSHi Ki;n. Pennsma M Cun ressional KliKDKlUCK SIvVTON KKI ' .MKIi Lebanon, Tennessee Honor School Tennessee has sent great speakers to Congress, but tliis lankv, brown-eved farmer bov has made the halls of West Point resound to his Color Line, English Depart- ment, Hundredth Night Siiow, and Cootbal! ralh ] ep speeches. A powerful voire made him heard, and a lieartv, rollicking laugh shook his audience into laughter with him. In friendly chatter he expressed his belief that discipline is best main- tained by fair play. This spirit will carry him far in the Armored Force. ' SEATONG " Corporal (2) .liljiiloiil, Isl lin. Color Line (3) Hundredth Night Shon- (2) ClrrClnh (3-2-1) Mail Dragger (4) Hi ' mi Cheer Leader ( ) 128 Kuff , usualh (juici and unassuming yel the master of a sharp wit. is military through and through. Although not an athletic star, he entered enlhusiasticallN into extra-curricular acliyilies and devoted much time to the Choir and Glee Club. Even so, he still managed to rank high academically despite an original sel-back at the hands of the plebe math dept. KUicii iit and competent with any task, Kiiffv is the type that will be successful in ati undertaking. est Point was a stepping stone to a promising career. Corporal (2) Cooipony Cotniniintler (1) rling Corporal (3) Cadet Chapel Choir (1.3-2-1) Choir (1-3-2-1) CIre CInh (3-2-1) Camera C.hih (3-2-1) Hundredth Mgllt SItou (3-2-1) l istid Marksman Hijie 1ark iman HOWARD LOUIS LAMBEKT, JR. Baltimore, Mabylano Congressional ALBERT LOSSEN LANE, JR. Fort Belvoir, Virginia Congressional " The world will little note, nor long rcint ' iiiher, what we say here, but it can never forget what we do here. " seems to be the concept by which Buddy lives. His quiet unassuming manner has left him still unknown to some in the Corps while his strict adherence to our traditions of Duty, Honor, Country and that of friendship have won him not only his stripes, but also the undying friendship of all men who have ever known him. Corporal (3-2) Baseball (t) Hockey {4-3-2.1) Numerals (4) Minor " A " (3) Monogram (2) Hunitzcr (!) Debating Club (4) Air Cadet When the going gets difficult, then is the time to smile and pitch in all the harder. With this rule and the will to strive for the top, Jimmie spent four years at Vk est Point commanding the respect of all. Whether dragging at Delafield or bearing down on his opponent in the ring, he always displa ed the same eager enthusiasm. The courage that so often awed his classmates will carry him far in the Army. " JIMMIE " Acting Corporal (3) Color Corporal (2) Track (4-3) Suimming (4-3) . umerals (4) Boxing (3.2-1) Monogram (3) Minor " A " (2-1) Camera Club (3-2-1 Cross Country (2) Fishing Club (1) Air Cadet Straight from " deep in the lieart of. " lie refused to be daunted bv plehe ear or bv losing his first joust with ealeuhis. He returned from " academic furlo " still holding his determination to do his job and to enjov living to the best of his ability. Athletics, al va s a hobb that is n ' and different, and a weakness for Irish colleens has kept every duty-free moment full. A nature as sunnv as his homeland will assure him friends wherever he mav serve. ■IG(;V rant ( ) Baseball (l-l) Lacrosse (3-2) Air Catlrl Four years ago Bill came to West Point with a solid Armv background and an Armv fighting spirit. One needs only to note his industry and interest in Corps activities to verify the strength of his hard-working character. However, all is not seriousness with him. Possessor of a keen sense of humor and a seldom, but hardv laugh, he is alwavs a welcome companion. Bill has trulv upheld the tradition of the " L(mg Grey Line " of Larneds. Palo (- ) Howilzer (3-2) Art Eililor of Howitzer (I) Pointer Representalire (2) yalional GiianI Camera Citib Camp Illumination (3) RiJIe Expert (3) l»rlr4 Jim came to us from the 14lh Infanti) in Panama. His experiences there helped him throiigli his foin- vears at est Point. Willing, hard working, helpful, efficient and nlan other adjectives describe Jim to his classmates. His perseverance brought him the position of I ' ootball Manager which was his one desire. His only indecision is between Air Corps and Infantry, hut the branch that finallv takes him will find few men his equal. ii Corporal (2) Football Muiiailrr (2-1) Dchaling Society (1-3) RijU ' Lxpcrl Air Cadi ' t ' ' " " ' Unilan ' " I in (;oq, 1.1)111 y, ' " " lilion of Lew ' s Oklahoma drawl could always be heard in any " B " Co. " B.S. session. ' Vol- idile and argumentative, he was never lacking in the courage to stand up and argue a point with classmate or tactical officer. His golfing ability and general sharp interest in athletics were almost forgotten in his enthusiasm for making his class- mates as expert at card-plaving as himself. With his ability to make the most of every opportunity. Herb should have a brilliant career as an Armv officer. " LEVi ' Academic Coach {3-2) Cumi Illumination (4) Sergeant (1) Academic Coach (3-2) Coif (2.1) Hiindrcdtli A if Slion- (4) JAMES WILLIS LEDBETTER Springville, Alabama Army HERBERT SUDDATH LEWIS Ada. Oki.mioma Congressional 131 KKITII (;()RDON LINDKI.I. Oi ' M.. W v )Mi (; Senaturial WILLIAM EUGENE LKW LS Ogi.esbv, Illinois Cungnvsionai Lew is a man with a distinctive sense of humor. No matter wliat ha|)jK ' ns. his oontinual smile proves tliat he can see a brighter side. His Irish nalinv h-d him out lor boxing, but liis desire to read good novels soon consumed all his spare and much of the time that others usiialK dedicated to the requirements of the Academic Board. A romantic nature and a longing alwa s to be among acli e men leads a good man to the Air Corps. Sergi ' iint (7) Boxina (t-3) ISunifnils Cancel I Onluslni (I) Chess Cliih ( ) ;w,-rno,- Is. Ch ' .s Club ( ) Pisl„I Slmrpsho,.!,! This brilliant redhead came to us from Vk voming after spending a vear in the Army. His goals arc alwa s high, and he sets about to attain them with a deter- mination and efficiency that could bring nothing less than success. In this way " Red " won stars his first year. His greatest and most unparalleled feat, however, was keeping his two " goat " wives in the Acadeim . Tn the service, as at West Point, Red will conliuue lo " n ' ln hiofh laurels. •RED " Cnr mral (2) S,„rs (4) llnidlzrr Staff (2) Cirrnlnlinn l,„w ( ) Avmlvmi,- Cmith (1-3-2-1) Camera Cliil, {3-2-1) Pisliil Marksman (3) Ihiiiilzer Riflr Sharpshontor (3) Mticltinc Can Sharpshaoter (3) Air Cailel 132 HOWARD ANTHONY LINN Parkersburg, West Virginia SeiiatvriaJ JOHN II H V. LINTON KiNSTON, North (; n ll A CiniiirrssiniKil Howie took advantage of all opportunities and thus made his four years both busy and pleasant. With little difiirulty he remained always one step ahead of the " T.D. " and the Academic Departments. His capacity for enjoyment, in his quiet manner, could not have been greater. Horses turned out to be one of Howie ' s greatest loves, but like many of us he wanted to lly. His friendship and consider- ation will be remembered bv all. Corporal (2) Lieiileniml ( ) Track {4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Fi ' iwing (3-2-1) Pistol Marksman Back in higli school Harvev was two-year winner of the coveted title: " Laziest boy in the class. " The Point hasn ' t changed him too radically in that respect. Good-natured, easy -going, affable — he is still a true son of the south. For some time it looked like we might lose Harvey via the department of Mathematics, but he turned on the heat and came out on top. Though his love of horses almost sent him cavalr -bound, he graduates with wings on his breast. Lacrosse (1-1) Life Saving Instrnclor (3) Pistol Marksman [3] Rifle Marksman {3) Machine Gun Marksman (3) Air Cadet Ogdensburg ' s pride and joy leaves for the Air Corps with two pairs of skis and a fine collection of pipes. In spite of liis intense dislike for French, he understands mungant el dornwnl betler than any l ' " renchnian. David has never allowed eadel life to interfere with his hobbies hicli range from fishing to being H (Joinpan s nierhanical genius. Of course, Jiniior alwavs dragged 3.0. With his smiling wav of making friends with everybody we predict David will realK flv through the future. ILNIOR " Pislnl {t.3-2] Ski Team (3-2-1) Fishing Cliih (2-1) Cdfiirra CJiih (3-2- 1) Ski Chit, (1-3-2-1) Air Cmk ' l " Ed, " sentimental southern gentleman, came from Mississippi filled to the brim with the Old South and after four y ears hasn ' t lost a drop. Except for a scare Plebe year, " Ed " moved smoothly through academics. An advocate of swing music, he is happiest when gliding aroimd the dance floor and bid bles over with song from morning to night. Spends his spare time at golf, tennis, books, and a series of ladies. Ilospitalilv and wil made him a friend to al CVcp Club (2-1) Pistol Marksman Hk, The Army ' s " Mighty Mite " chose to play football for the cadets rather than Notre Dame or Nortliwestern. Although he had his ups and lowns witli the Big Rabble, he has always been a fayorite with the cadets and all Army fans. A loyer of hooks. " Ski " found time to enjoy this fayorite pastime of his without getting behind in academics. e know this usually quiet ehaji will be at home in a cockpit, and will haye that " Afighty -Mite ' s " power imder those wings he ' ll wear. Keep ' em flying " Ski. " Corporal (2) Football (t-3-2.l) Major " A " (3-2-1) FUhing Club (1) Air Catli ' l ' " •lie brim ' " ' " f a wre ' ' I ' of SKin; ' i: Mil a Mac will be remembered as the cadet who always had a smile of cheer for his fellow cadets and a frown of interest for his professors. Mac, a Maryland man, (which on would guess if you had seen him handle a lacrosse stick) spent three years in the Navy before he finalh saw " the light " ' and gave up his Annapolis dreams for est Point. It was a touchdown for Army because among his class- mates — and with the Department of Tactics — Mac is " tops. " Corporal (2) Football ( ) Lacrosse (1-3-2-1) Elcclioii Ciiiiiniillce Pistol Sharpshooter Air Cadet THEODORE THOMAS LUTKEY MisKEGON, Michigan Congressional EDWARD ALEXANDER McGOUGH, III TowsON. Maryland Congressional (11 ARF.es STUART Ma :VE1(;|[ WiiKVToN. Illinois Congressional t;i:oK(;K mouu MacMLLLIN, jr. Battle Ckeek. Michigan Senulorial When " Mac " entered West Point he had two great loves — the Army and life. The former is imbued deep in his sotd and is his first love. The latter is obvious to all around him. We -will long remend er his constant cheerfulness, ready vil. and siiarji enthusiasm. Creator of many hcarl chuckles — he brightened drab nights of sober- ing routine. Sueceed ' ; " Reach his goal? He has already. By making us liappy he has fell a glow of deep satisfaction himself. A good classmate and a better roommate — il urd Nc could all follow his example! " MAC " Cross Countrv, Manager {4-3-2-1) Coif (3-2-1) Fainter l{ iir srnliilire (2-1) Air Co,l,i Quiet, persistent, and conscientious to the last detail, " Mac " will no doubt go far in his chosen branch. His aptitude for learning was not confined to the academic classroom. Not content with the requirements of the language department which are more than sufficient for most of us, he took up the study of Chinese on the side. His good nature and his willingness to do more tiian his share of a soiree, should contribute much toward a s iceessful career. " MAC " Sergeant (1) Choir (4-3-2-1) Glee Club (3-2-1) Cross Country (I) Track (3-2-1) Pistol Shiirpshoolci 1.% (;eorge kametl maertens Spokane, Vi ' AsiiiNGTON Oingrcssional Conscientious and liardworking when a joh is lo be done — " a military dog " at heart — George has nevertheless foinid time lor the lighter moments of cadet life. Never basliful with the " weaker " sex: always ready to sing, laugh, or " ' drag, " George ' s inte rest in sports and pranks have enabled him to get the maximum from cadet life — a good education, good training. an l many friends. Tough, deter- mined, and having a sense of humor, (ieorge is a soldier. " DADD " Corporal (2) hiviiliniint (I) Football (2) Tennis (4) Cadet Chapel Choir {1-3 Rifle Expert Quiet, soft-spoken. Bart has smiled tlirough his cadet vears much as he entered them, with a readv humor and a willingness to do the job at hand with a miniminn of flurrv. Ills quick intelligence rendered academic worries negligible just as his genial personality made him exceptionally popidar. A natural athlete, he preferred intramural sports to Corps Squads and determinedly stuck to his guns through the Air Corps rush to choose the Field Artillery. " B KT " Lieutenant ( ) Track (4) Pointer Represenlaliie (3-2-1) Hiindreilth i ight Show (3-2-1) Election Committee (3-2-1) Fishing Club (2-1) Rifle Marksman Alachine Gun Marksman 1 Kl I " i p. hob spent all of beast barracks dodging the special " attention " wbich came his a as a result of liaving a brotlier who taught plebe gvm. Every C.E. upper- classman wanted a crack at " Mister " " Maloney. Hivey in academics Bob worked only to sidestep WGR ' s. Twice awarded the Pierce-Currier Award as most valu- able gymnast, he is acknowledged to be the best side-horseman ever developed by Army. Now headed for the Air Corps, he " ll soon be flying through the air with even greater ease. (iyiiiiKi lics {l-3-li-l) Minor " (■• (.?-: ' - ) l iiTcr-( ' iirrirr tfVnina: iiainl {3-2) Thev say that after four years at West Point even your own mother won ' t recognize vou, but this doesn ' t apply in " ole " ' Britt ' s case. Anybodv who has ever known him will always recognize him anywhere or anytime either by sight or by sound. Never for a minute has that old Southern drawl ever vanished. His greatest asset is his unperturbable good nature and his ability to win friends. Keep " em flying l$Hll. Trwl.- ( ) .S ,-. ' i. Triim (3) Camera Club RiJIr Marlismaii Alachint ' Ciiii Marh:siiian Air Cadet ROBKKI SKTON MALONEV, JR. Jersey City. New Jersey Congressional BRITT STANALAND MAY Montgomery ' , Alabama Congressional 1.38 ; West Point was another kind of game for " Ifank. " He tackled every j)roblem whether academic or lactical, whether on the gridiron, diamond, or court with tlie determination to figlit till he had won and put all he had into it. He was capable of doing big things with surprisingly little energ . His quick thinking, ready wit, and open mind served him well. " Hank " pla » ' da grand gatne and lies figuring on playing a good many more. Acting (jirporal {3) Corporal {2} Caplain (I) Fonlhalt (1-3-2-1) Major " .r ' (3-2-1) Captain (Football Team) FiMni! CInh (I) Air Cadet The typical Southern gentleman. Hug came to West Point as an honor school appointee from Sewanee Military Academy. With this military background, Hng found little difficulty in overcoming the obstacles of plebe ear. At no time were academics a source of worry to this mite-of-mites who spent most of his time encouraging the affections of his many lady friends. Although over-used eyes kept Hug from the Air Corps, he is destined to go far in the armored forces. " HUG " Corporal (2) Lieutenant ( ) Sttccer (I) Boxing (1) Gvninaslirs (3-2-1) Monogram (3-2) Chairman Howitzer Reprexentu- tives HENRY JOSEPH MAZUK LowEi.i., Massachusetts Senniorial Ho Ci Cudrt Clio pel I s i,.; •V.s7i(;i Clah Morltine Can U , 7.- Kijlr Sluirpshool, ' r HUGH MEASE, JR. CvMTON. North C roi.ixa Honor School THOMAS ARTHUR MESEREAU Bergenfiei-d, New Jersey Congressional One of the youngest members of his class, Tom came to West Point possessing the inherently good quahties which made him the all-around fine man he is today. Football was his sport, and he played it with the tremendous physical power and finesse that characterize his youthful vigor. But there was nothing adolescent about Tom: on the contrary he had a manly excellence about him. Naturally f)rilliant, Tom would have been a success anywhere — West Point was lucky to Kcl him. BIG TOM- HrfiimrtiUil . idjutont Football {4-3-2-1) Major " A " (3-2-1) Track {1-3-2-1) Water Carnival Ciminiillc Fishing Club Unsuspecting and full of expectations, " Mike " climbed to the ' ' Plain " and walked into undreamed of experiences. Having emigrated from the melropolitan life of Ada, a section of which is Oliio, " Mike " quite luisuspected what lay ahead. Per- haps this was an asset, for " Mike, " ' in his own unassuming way, soon became a model cadet. Likeable, square shooting, efficient, and possessed of plenty of horse sense (not to be confused wilii equitation, for he is a devoted " doughboy " ), " Mike " is an example of the Ix-sl thai is graduated from N ' est Point. " M1K.E " Cafilain {I) Corporal (3-2) Football (1-3-2-1) Numerals {I) Monogram (3-2) Cainp lIlnmiiKiliiiii ( ' iminiitlc (I) Hop Manager (3-2-1) Fishing Club (2-1) 140 REX DAVID MINCKLER Omro, Wisconsin Congressional JOHN RILEY MITCHELL CANTO , North Carolina Honor School Only a man with Rex ' s inherent neatness and penchant for hard work could have kept that kinky wire hair dominated for four uninterrupted years. Versatile and always ready to dip his finger into a new pie, he spent his spare time running between the lacrosse field, choir practice, and his many other activities. Never the back slapping type, his quiet reserve, agreeable nature, and good appearance have made, and kept, a double quota of friends. " MINK- Color Corporal (2) Brigade Adjutant Lacrosse {4-3-2-1} Class . iimerals (4) Choir {4-3-2-1) Glee Club (4-3-2-1) Dialectic Society (4-3-2-1) Department Head (1) Camp lllnminalion (I) Howitzer Representative (4-3-2-1) Hundredth ISight Show (4-3-2-1) Pistol Marksman Mike ' s great energy will astound you, especially when you learn that he is a Southerner. Once he was accustomed to the system the academic department was no obstacle. He dragged often, but to him femmes were just a diversion — not a necessity. His quiet manner demands respect, for he is inclined to think first and act later. He has an ear for music and hearty laughter for your jokes — if they ' re good. Lieutenant (I) Honor Committee Glee Club Ski Club Fishing Club A Southerner through and through is Danny — and proud of it. An athlete with an atldete ' s sense of fairness, reserved yet eheerful, he made the best of anv situation. Swell in a B.S. session, he is the best roommate a man ever had. He has the respeet and friendship of all his classmates, and he will command respect and admiration from all who meet him. " nANNV " Cnrpnrtil (2) Captuiii ( ) Busketball (1-3-2-1) Monogram (2) iS ' uinerals (I) Pistol Sharpshooter If .ff«nil ,1 •larti ' ' ff«afJlf» ■[DDir Sivhiiming (4-3-2-1) Bob roared in from the Indian Territory to become a properly perplexed plebe. He swam happily through to become a very social and yearning yearling. Learning to fly, his most important accomplishment on furlough, pointed him definitely for Air Corps. Technical academics rode lightly on his shouhlers, though he was burdened with languages — three of them. Hop-floor and boodlers will miss him, and " E " Compan will miss his quiet, hearty laugh. Here he comes. Army. Keep him f1 ingf! Monngnim (3) Fishing Club JSuniorals (4) Academic Coach (2) Intramural Monogram (1-3) Air Cadet lilli Ibf Tlmiifli " maiiiifr » V m Ik " Miir JAMES DANIEL MOORE Gastonia, Nortji Carolina Congressional ROBERT MULDROVi KATIIKBKORD. Okhuomv ( ' otitiressional ll Eddie, a true West Virginian marked 1) liis love for nioiinlain ballads, in outward appearanee was an easv going eadet. Smart enough, bul hindered h perpetual tiredness, he had only two major hin ' dles to overeome: Spanish and femmes. In the second semester of cow year he had S{)anish well imder wing. Though hard to get started, Eddie ran be depended upon to have the job well done on lime. His rare sense of humor and steadfastness will rank him among the best of ofTieers regardless of I he branch he chooses. Staff Sergeant Dialectic Sucivly (4) Boxing (3-2) Camera Club (i) With the same dogged determination that carried him over the thorny path to LISMAY via an Armv appointment, liill made his way through the storms here. Though conscientious in his work. Bill in his play reserved a great sense of humor for his friends and a winning method for th e femmes. Beneath that congenial manner was a fighting heart; and when the smoke of future battlefields has rolled, we can bet Bill will have a niche for himself on the roll of " real ' " soldiers. " MUI.E " Boxing Manager (1) Intramural Monogram Sergeant ( ) Dialectic Society (1-3) I niform Ke iresenlolire ( ) Humor lulilor of I ' oinler (I) Boxing .s.s s(«,i( Manager (3-2) Unmlreillh ighl Show (3) Fishing Club Memorial Day (I) Pistol Sharfi ' ihooter EDWARD HENRY MURRAY CIahin Creek Junction, West Virginia National Cnard WILLIAM ROBERT MYERS Lynchi!iir(;. Virginia Arms 143 1 l)(tL(.l, S BLAKESHAW NETHERW OOn. JU Dallas. Texas Ai Larftr ,- , ..,? 5?fS : " : ' Occupying about ten cubic feet of his room were two cabinets of records and one phonograph. Doug built tlie cabinets and the phonograph to suit his needs and meet the demands of economy siniuhaneously: he carefully accumulated a collec- tion of records that could not be equalled in the Corps for fineness of taste and variety of choice. More generally, he worked to combine thought and action in constant activity devoted to many pursuits, all of them significant and all fruitful. " DOUG ' IJiiilcnniil (I) Gymnaslirs (I) Pointer (3) Concert Orcheslrii {3-2-1) Chess Club (4-3-2) Pistol Expert Johnny ' s attempt to sec things black or white leaves little room for indifference in his makeup. In two things he saw white — skiing and first aid — the whole Corps has benefited. He and the cal department fought a pitched battle yearling Christmas because math was all black to him. Yankee born and bred, he is a most sincere and warmhearted person. With his ability on a ski jump he couldn ' t miss in the Air Corps. " JOHNNY ' Track (3) Gym (- ) Cross Country ( .?) Ski Club (t-3-2.1) Secretary Ski Club (3) Manager Ski Club (2) President Ski Club (I) Ski Team (3-2-1) Goat Football (2) Air Cadet : 141 ALTER EDWIN NYGARD Aurora, Minnesota Congressional CECIL W RAY PAGE, JR. Gloucester, Virginia Congressional Ed has been a man from the beginning of bis cadet career. No wonder, be is one of tbose Finns! You know, ibose quiet guys wbo are so ibriftv and neat, wbo bate to be in debt, and wbo althougli tbev may start at tbe bottom invariably by their efliciency and diligence work to the top. Well, that ' s " Swifty " — ardent photog- rapher, professional letter-writer, and consistent " draggoid. " Slow to make friends, Kd is bound to keep them. " SWIFTY " Corporal (3-2) IJputcnant (i) Assistant Football Manager (3) Fishing Club (2-1) Cross Country (- ) Pistol Sharpshooter Camera Club (4-3-2-1) Rijle Marksman Ski Club (2-1) Tales of life at V.M.I, and of tbe delightful idiosyncrasies of Confederate officers, and bis attendant Southern virtues — a fightin " , lovin ' heart and the gracious manner of a Southern Colonel — made Wrav a good wife. Becoming an Army track veteran, making poopsheets that helped save many yearlings ' military careers, and contributing to the love-life of many a fellow cadet from his amazing fund of proficient acquaintances all kept Page-o busy. With bis diligence and human understanding, he will always stand out. " PAGE-O " Sergeant (1) Polo (I) Swimming (4) Basketball (4) Lacrosse (4) Cross Country (3-2-1) Track (3-2-1) Camp Illuniinatic (3) Pete was the easiest of men to live with. The most profound hermit would have weleonied his eompanioiiship without a singh ' complaint. His line (pialities were not easilv demonstrated in trivial actions but were deep in important works he produced. A sound thinker a keener mind, his men have a good tactician. So move over. Benn Havens. Whenever we have occasion to drink lo ou. Pete Pavick will share that traditional honor with vou. Cuplniit ( ) Ciiiirt CItiipel Choir CM ' - ) Cn-ss Cmnlrv (I) Allllilir Hc ilrsciiliiliic (! ' ) V.s7i »,i; Cliil, I ' istdl Sliiir isliiiiiici There was nothing slow or soft-spoken about this son of Texas, vet he had the characteristic Texan fight and smile. After ekeing out a close decision over the Academic Department plebe year iMacGillicudv found himself free to enter his element, boxing, where he soon became the invincible, imtouchable champ. Being outspoken in his opinions made him seem not too tactful to some, but his win- ning personality has brought him man lasting friendships. " MacGILLICUDY " Supply Officer, i ' m! tin. Corporal (3) Lieutenant ( ) Baxinn (1:3-2-1 ) J ntercollrgiate Champion (3-2) Captain, Boxing Team (1) Issisliait Maiiafifr Trnnia (3) Chess Cluh (I) Squash Cluh (3-2-1) PF:TE DANIEL PAVICK Bend, Oregon Connre ROBERT McNEELV PEDEN Abu.ene. Texas ( ' onf ressional Sid would have made a successful fencer because his Hfe here has been a series of winning parries (usually after taps) against the pointed and often barbed thrusts of the Academic Board. Hut his tendencies toward the higher numbered sections has not kept him from doing more than his share of activities and pro dragging. It will be natural for him to lead his men well, as lie has done, for he is like that. " PETE " Football (4) Baseball (4-3) Corporal (2) Hockey (4-3-2.1) Battalion Commander 1st Bn. Alinor " .-t " (3) Major " A " (2) Hop Manager {4-3-2-1) !» With the martial background of an old West Point familv and two years ' service in the Regular Army, Jack ' s quick adjustment to both the mechanical and spiritual sides of cadet life was just a matter of course. Jack had the knack of getting what he went after, whether it was a goal for the hockey team, a tenth, the Air Corps, or an " extra ' " week end. We will remember most his quick smile, sincerity, and frankness. " JOCKO " Corporal (3-2) Hockey (4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Monogram (3-2) Minor " A " (1) Track (4-3) Intramural Tennis Ctiampion- ship (3) Ski Club (4-3) Camera Club (2-1) Machine Cun Expert Pistol Sharpshooter Air Cailet SIDNEY CONRAD PETERMAN Durham, New Hampshire Senatorial JOHN FRANCIS PHELAN Blckingham, Pennsylvania Senatorial 147 CllAKLES CIJFFORI) PINKEKTON. IK. ( ivviiocv I ' m. IS. Ohio ( ' .iinari ' ssiitnal. I Itli District, Ohio WIJ.I.IAM lllK. iM I ' lETSCll. Jli. Pe.4ch Lake, New York Om iressiiiiiat y-v ' fws qwewH Except for various tussles with the academic department in his four years, " Peach " has come through with colors flying. His biggest handicap was entering the Military Academy before he was seventeen, so young that for two months the Vi ar Department refused to pav liini. A linguist supreme, his favorite sport is telling yarns, a characteristic which made him a welcome addition to any chin fest. He follows his father ' s foot steps in choosing the Infantry as his branch. " PEACH " First Sergeant (1 ) Assistant Manager of Foollmll (4) Ftioihall Statislicinn (3-2-1) Track (3-2) Color Lines ( t-3) Hiindredlli iglit Shoir {1-2- Conirra Cliih (1-3-2-1) Fishing CInl, (2-1) I ' liinter Sports U riter (2-1) (latholic Sunday School Teacher (2) Acolyte (I) Living up to all that " West Pointer " implies has always been Pink ' s primarv goal, and he certainly may well be proud of the obvious success he has attained in the eyes of his fellows. Thoroughness has been liis watchword as a cadet whether he was applying himself to academics, athletics, or just plans for going A.W.O.L. And you may be sure it will continue thus, for bis fine sense of proportion will never let him — or anyone else — down. Corporal (2) Track {4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Monogram (3) Major " " (2-1) Cross Country (4-3-2-1) Sunday School Ti Senior Host, I isiting ithJrtic Team Air Cadet ■her (3-2-1) (?) 148 ' .lirCori lifsouri precioiLi larl.O| llr ' Boi foMi. W(3., liimseK liis Sluij rtaJer.; inifllije llij vif ■HILL- YOUNGER ARNOLD PITTS. JR. Liberty, Missoiri Cvngn ' ssiunaJ (;E()R(;K iiILLlAM I ' OKTEK Kansas City, Missouri Cimfircssioiml Sonny worked to make Vkest Point, worked wliile here. «ill work for his ambition — Air Corps. He entered with his brother, and the two were inseparable companions. Missouri University helped Sonny j)ut academies bcnealli (he (hgnity of those precious Air Corps eves and, being a leader, his stri[»es were assured from the start. On cross-countrv, track, or tennis he neglected I he " red comforter " but not the " Boodlers " where he could be found an week end dragging " pro. " " SONNY " Corporal (3-2) Football (4) Track (3-2-1) Tennis (t-3-2) Cvm ( ) Cross Country (3-1) Ring Committee Chess Club Siinitsh Club I ' istnl Sliorpslwotcr lir C,„let With a protruding jaw that caused much dilTicuhy during plehe year. Bill pushed himself through solid geometrv and u|) among the top rankers of his class. Since his studies were no obstacle, he studied radio to keep busy. Alwa s a prodigious reader, and never willing to do more than required for class, he relied on his natural intelligence to pull himself through difficulties. A true Missourian, skeptical in his views, he still insists on " being shown. " Ass ' t Manager ISasrhall (3) Radio Club (3-2-1) " BILL " Pointer (I) Hundredth JMght Shoiv (1-3-2-1) Color Lines (3) Dept. Head, Dialectic Society (1) Camp Illumination (3) Academic Coach (3-2) Air Cadet A ilasli of cynicism, cupfuls of goodwill, a portion of his personality reserved for his friends, and to that add intelligence — there yon have the recipe for Woodv. Spice this with an ahilitv to keep ever thing in its place. Thus, he sclecle l to rank just under stars in order to make his life more full bv combining the proper proportion of reading, sports, and red comforter. And because he ajipreciates true values his choice is Engineers — branch of the learned. Sergeatil ( ) Pointer (2-1) Acudeniic Couch (4-3) Trmh- {1-3-2) Cross Country (3) Ring Committee (t-3-2-1) Endowed with a gi-eal sense of humor. Harr is seldom without a grinil. Long after we have forgotten his jokes we shall remember his frankness and tenacity. It is this tenacity and his ability to make correct decisions in unusual circumstances that portends the making of a great soldier and leader. A loyal friend, Harry is the man you would like beside you when the going gets tough. Sergeant (l) II eight Lifting (I -3-2- 1) President (2-1) Debating (4-3) Chess Club (2) Jlill 111- 1 ' ■oimf: Vi OODROW WILSON PRATT Fn() TiER, Wyoming Congre HARRY HALL PRITCHETT Washington, D. C Consressionnl , " Pf Red-lieadcfl Jolinn Raaen is a B Co. runt — lie is onl one iiirh over six feel tall! Still liis fine coordiiialioii placed him on tiie wrestling and Ceneing teams. An arni ordnance brat, his baekgroun l gave him a love lor highi intricate snhjects like matli. decoding, chess. Chinese. Fortnnatelv his interest is practical lor he was able to make understandable to man thankful goats — the dome teasers of the academic departments. Watch Johnnv produce valuable technical equipment for our arms of the future. •Uf) " REir Regiimmltil Sii iph Ojlu 1 irstling (I) Foncin« (3.2.1) Uwir (■1-3-2) " I Imjoii,. «!• Han is Ernie first attracted attention arounil est l )int b being one ol those lew plebes from the District of Columbia who could proudly say that he was not an Ami) brat. During plebe vear Ernie was a joiner. Bv earling ear. however, he had decided that he came here with onlv one pin ' [)ose — to obtain a commission. Since that time he has concentrated all his efforts on preventing that commission Irom being in the Infantrv. Ernies perseverance and hard punch are bound to make him a valuable part of an organization. Sergfdiit (1) Foollmll (1-2.1) Lmrussc (2-1) Track (3) Fishing Club (1) Choir (1-3-2-1) JOHN CARPENTER R AE . JR. Washington, D. C. Ctiiifinvsiniiiil Rijh- Shuri sh„otvr Pislul MarLsm,,,, ERNEST CHARLES RAULFN, JR. V AsiuNGTON, D. C. Congressional JAMF.S H M)()MMI R l( ill KI).S( )N AriiKN-i. Tkws (]iiii!in ' ssi in(il JOSKI ' ll A.MllONV RICCIO East Boston, Massachusetts i aiiim(il Cuunl Having won his appointment as a National Guardsman, Joe certainly deserved all the siiceess he enjoyed here. His congeniality and ready smile made him count- less friends throughout the Corps. Athleticailv, Joe showed the superior agility and strength of a fit hody. He would not remain on one sport, ratlier he preferred trying them all. I have never liad a more lo aI friend than Joe. Vt ith his mature outlook and cool judgment, he promises to be an excellent ollicer. " JOE " Sergeant (I) Soccer (1-3-2-1) n resiling {2-1) Cvm (3) Ski Club (2-1) Fishing :i„h ( ) Catholic Choir (I) Pistol I farbsni(in Rifle Sharpshooter Rich, " the technical hive and cultural fess, " with his inherent loquaciousness and sunnv disposition made life at West Point a four- ear pleasure. In spite of his difficulty in rolling French and Spanish " r ' s, " Rich had a permanent scat in most first sections. His deep love for West Point and its system manifested itself in the great number of long hours in which he patiently devoted his mathematical ability towards helping liis " goat " classmates, and all in academic trouble, througli West Point. ■KICII " Lieutenunt ( ) Arailemic Cuiwh (1-3-2-1) Soccer (4-3) Hundredth Mght Show (4-3) I ' islol Marhsmon liijle Morksnion Macltine Can Marksman ' I 152 ELVY BENTON ROBERTS BAHIiOURVILLE, KENTUCKY Congrcssiimal JWIES EDWIN HICKEY RUMBOUGH Vi ASHINGTON, D. C. At Large (Presidential) Elvv came to USMAY with a fervent love for classical music, singing in tlie choir, and enjoying the finer things of life. Academics made the going tough at first, but after starting anew he doggedly overcame all tight situa tions which arose. Although earnest in his application to work, there was earnest indulgence in amusements too. He takes to the Infantr) a perseverance coupled with precise and cool think- ing — the very attributes of success. " Good Luck, ' " loyal son of the bluegrass. " ROB " Trark {2-1) Boxinn (3) Staff Sergeant Dialectic Society (3) Cadet Chapel Choir {4-3-2-1) Fishing Club Pistol Marksnia Rifle Marksman Having won a presidential appointment to West I ' oiiil, nou would helicvc Jim to be the bookworm type — studious and intellectual. Though intellectual and. when necessarx , studious, he is not a bookworm. Those rare moments when he is not engaged in sports, he is participating in one of the more important phases of routine cadet activities. Skiing in winter and hiking in the fall and spring are his major pastimes, but his one definitely scheduled pleasure is a daily Boodlers. A good friend, a student — the Army needs men like .Tim. " JIM- StaJJ Sergeant Soccer {4-2- 1) W aler Soccer Monogram (3) Ski Club {2-1) Chess Club {4) Memvrial Day ( ) Rifle Marksman : Lacking the terpsichorean talents necessary to become a Grant Hall glamour boy. Jack rareh engaged in the West Point habit of punch, women, and song. Instead he took part in another indoor sport — managing our swimmers in the gymnasium pool. It was there that one of New ork " s contributions to the ( orps definitely prove l his worth. Never a burner of the midnight oil. but born with t pical Irish Icnacitv. .Jack has even managed to resist the threats of the Academic Depart- ment. The rmorcd Force is getting a good soldier. Sl„ll S,;f:rant (I) Ihmilzcr Staff (1) Sii ' iniminfi Mtnid rr ( ) Issislanl MdiKi cr (.?-. Ilmn lzcr (2) Shi (Mil, (2-1) Chrss Cliih (1-3) I ' ointrr ( ) l.ifc Sdiiiifi InslriHii) Ki lr Marksman A soldier in every sense — that ' s Ka . Four ears service in the regular arm left him with a valuable background of practical experience. At constant odds with the Tactical and Academic (le|)artnients he was never ruffled. Endowed with a hearty sense of humor and the ability to think logically under pressure, he showed himself a staunch foe of hand-shaking and hypocrisy. We yvill remember him as a square dealer, the firmest of friends, and a hard fighter — a han(l man to have around in these times. haalhall ( ) If eight Lifting (1-3-2-I) Concert Orchestra {1-3-2-1) Owss Club (1-3-2) I ' istuI I ' .xpert Rifle Sharpsliaaler JOHiN THOMAS RUSSKLI,. JR. Qi EENS Va,i.A(;E, Nk " okk Cungressianal RAVMOND FRANCIS RUYFFELAERE IVoKTii Providence, Rhode Island Senatorial I I " pan. A true frienri anfl a good soldier is a lot to sav about anv man. but to sav that about Saint is not at all a difficult task. Vigorous and intelligent, he was on every occasion a likeable and interesting person. Possessed of a keen insight and a sound judgment, he found the stringencies of life at the Academy but mild obstacles. Master of psxchologv, men. women, horses, and squash. Saint will be an asset to every phase of Cavalry life — military, social, athletic. I " SAINT " Lii ' ittctidiit ( ) Water Carnival Cnrnmitter (3) Hop Manager (3) Squash Cliih (3-2-1) Camera Club (3-2-1) Pistol Marlisrnan Rifle yiarksman Academics held little interest for Hank. He preferred thorough discussions of world affairs. lie found the enjoyable side in everything, whether a fast set of tennis, game after game of checkers, wrestling, or roaming the soccer field. You never saw " Hank " in low spirits. He made friends easily, everywhere. There were few people he didn ' t know through some friendly adventure they had inidergone together. His coming career will see a mellowing of these academic friendshi[)s. Soccer (t-3-2-1) fTrestling (3-2-1) Dehatinfi Society Pistol Sharpshooter Air Cadet ADRIAN ST. JOHN Burlington, Vermont Senojoriol HENRY BENTON SAYLER, JR. Savannah, Georgia Congress JAMES HAMLIN SCHOFIELI). JR. Port Jervis. New ork Ctinsnv.sional KICMAKD T. SCIILOSBERG. JK. Vi ASIUNGTON, D. C. Sfiialorial. Maiiw . ••;j.f 35iari»i r T ' ' « i) f - " Never worry " ' is Dick " s slogan for getting along in the world and it has worked for him. Nothing West Point had to offer ever bothered him. lie took things as they eame, alw ays making the best of every situation — as bad as they often were. Good-natured, eare-free. and generous, he has been an ideal wife. He is quick to learn and uill achieve an goal he sets out to attain. Assistant M in i»rr dyni (3) Hundredth Night Shuiv ( ) Cainvra Club Skcrt Club Pistol Shnrpshnolcr Rifle Marlisinan Air Cadet Jim was a week behind us in Beast Barracks, but despite the horrible onslaught of the rabid beast detail he survived. In fact — he thrived. Although he spent most of his time in athletics and " bull sessions " he easily kept ahead of the academic department. Jim 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 obstacles which always come up. He will go far. " NtiIIv. " In llif pre! T.D. furrenl eii asfiRofi %m- In, r ' siiiniafo oiW.le l ' ikn Livuti ' itant ( ) Corporal {2) Baseball {4-3-2) Numerals ( ) Ski Club (2-1) Debating Siwiety (2-1) It eight Lifting Club (2-1) Pistol Marksman 156 ERNEST DARIUS SCOTT, JR. TSashington, D. C. Sonatnrial ARTHUR JOSEPH SEBESTA Wilson, Kansas Congressional " Scottv, " who was never a person to keep his opinions to himself, gave his views to the president on one matter. spoiHng what miglit have been a high rating witli the T.D. He liked books, " femmes, " conservation, dramatics, the Rhmnba, current events, horses, and had a dislike for academics. Gifted with an open mind, a sense of proprietv. and a likeable personality. " Scottv " was an ideal roommate. His abilitv to apply himself ably to the job at hand will carry him to the top of the armv . Corporal (2) Sergeant (i) Hundredth Night Show (3-2-1 ) Dialectic Society (3-2-1) Debaring Society (4-3-2-1) Fishing Club (2-1) Ring Committee (t-3-2-1) Ski Club (4-3-1) President Dialectic Society When Art dropped his plow in the Kansas soil to come to West Point the army gained a fine soldier. His dependabilitv and conscientiousness soon won the friend- ship of all who knew him — especially when, after a hard day ' s " dragging " in summer camp, he helped us get our tents in order. Art also found time to coach others less fortunate in mathematics, and his athletic ability brought victory to more than one " D " Co. team. In short he was the perfect roommate. Sergeant (1) Track (3-2) Cross Country (4) Intramural Monogram (3-2) Academic Coach (4-3-2-1) Howitzer Representative (1) Camera Club Fishing Club Rifle Marksman Second Class Machine Gunner ci! ' i i iff7l ' ' Calm, dignified, and self-assured — almost to the point of being exasperating — Frank, cannot liclp hut insjjire confidence and trust in his friends and associates. It was not surprising that he was elected " E " Conipanv Honor Representative. His fondness of argumentation and dehate made him an enthusiastic supporter of the Debating Society and a great participator in any " Bull Session. " ' Franks good nature, dry but keen sense of humor, and willingness to cooperate made him an excellent roommate and friend. Lieutenant (1) Debating Society (3-2-1) Camera Cluh (3) Conimillee (I) Being near and knowing Ed Sheley is quite like taking a drink of hard liquor. That first shock is something terrific, but it is not long before ou feel those good effects. Yet there are some vital differences. Eds stimidation is genuine, not artificial: it is lasting, not passing ; and on can rest assured thai there will never be any morning afters. He ' s a potent potion of human elixir which represents a perfect blend of abilities to handle stars, stripes, classmates . . . and even women. " MECHUDO " ( S il.I Hair) Stars {3-2.1) Class Officer (2) Camp Illumination (3) Cadet Instructor (I) Ski Club (3-2) Academic Coach (4-3-2-1) Engineer Foiilhiill (2) Air Cadei Out of the wilds of Delaware there oame to us this ambassador of good will. To resist his bright smile and cheerful, husky voice was a feat attained by very few. Although a hive academically he always found time to seek out any bull session held in the compan . Frank, unruflled. and possessing much " elan vital " Shorty was able to cope successfidly with the trials of cadet life — even the loss of twenty- five pounds in Beast Barracks. To us he will always be that confidential lillle fellow with a heart of gold. Baseball (4) Swimming (J) Howitzer Represeiitalive (4-3-2-1) Catholic Chapel Acolyte (1) Military Ball Committee {4-3-2-1) " SHORTY " First Sergeant Oklahoma gives us a good fightin " man. Hard working and persistent in his ways, B.B. did a good job at all he set out to do. With the femmes Barrv had a wav which made him famous throughout the Corps. In the classroom his industrious habits kept him in the ranks of th engineers throughout his years at West Point. His excellent physical make-up and his quick mind, proved in the boxing ring, will serve him well in the Air Corps. A readv smile made him a friend to all and a 3.0 wife. ' BARRY Boxing ( 1-3-2) Monogram (3) Camera Club {2-1) (OIIN I.AWRENCE SHORTALL, JR. Ci.WTON, Delaware Congressional B. B. SKAGGS Lawton, Oklahoma Congressional 159 WILLIAM BERNARD SMITH. JR. PiTTSBrR(;n. Pen svi.vam a Qmnressiotiul FREDEUK.K MAKK SMI I II HniM k ii.l,E. Pennsylvania Congressional From her bark hills Pennsylvania sent one of her sturdiest sons to the Military Aeademy. During lour ears grinding in the mill Smiltv has never been milled or rattled in any situation. Smittv took the T.D. in stride and. in aeademics. jtrobabK rankefl higher for less visible effort than anv other man in his elass. Never a snake or dragoid. Smittv is silent eoneerning the femnies. Reserved, even-tempered, capable, Smittv is a wonderful friend and a reassuring fellow-soldier. SMITTY " Sergi ' iml (1) Camera Club A wide e.xperience including Carnegie Tech, Fort Monroe, Randolph Field, and the Coast Guard Academ gave " Smitty " an unusual background. Add to this a weakness for women — especiallv brown-eyed red-head.s — a love of all sports, an even disposition, definite though sometimes unusual ideas all his own, and a readiness to try an thing new or different. Prone to be laz and later repent, he stayed just below the engineers and one jump ahead of the Tactical Department. Football (4) Hockey (4-3-2-7) Chess Club (4-3-2-1) Radio Club {1-3-2-1) Concert Orchestra (4-3-2) Fishing Club (2-1) Rifle Expert Pistol Sliarf shootet Air Cadet 160 JOSEPH PEELER srVRIKIi St. ATTHEWS, South Carolina ( it!:n:tsii iiiil JOHN CLAIR STAHLE Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Congressional Life on a Southern cotton plantation and two years at divinity school was the hackground J. P. brought to West Point that memorable July 1. Despite a constant fear of the academic board ' s " big stick. " " he overcame the Sou thern tradition of goatiness to rank up in the middle of the class. His unselfishness and eager willing- ness to assist others in anv wav he could, as well as his good natured acceptance of the razzing his Southern accent and his idealism invoked, will assure him of our friendship so long as we may know him. ■PHK XCIIKR " .S(o Spigi ' diil Hiindredllt Mglil Show (4) Color Lines (l) Academic Coach (3-2) Camp Illumination (4) Although he will continuallv deny the fact and point out that he ranked three out of his class in English, Buck has polished off academics at West Point with the same facilitv that he has picked off runners going to second or made a jarring tackle on the gridiron. With his everpresent cheerfulness and his ability to come through when the chips are down. Old llorseface is destined for a great career in this maii " s army. " BUCK " Lieutenant (1) Football {3-2-1) Baseball (3-2) Don ' s boxing abilil [)lcl)f year svinbolizes his character. Me works for what lie wants and usually liiiishes with a clean knockoiil. Knowing when to pull his punches, how to feel oul ihc cleverest opponent, and how to exert initiative in standing for his rights nuikc him an excellent leader. Languages were tough opponents, but his hard blows in other subjects placed him near the middle of ihc class. Sociable and dependable hell remain a true friend to the last count. " STANG " Corporal (2) Baseball {4-2) Boxing (I) iSumerah Acolyte (i) Afachine (iiiti Marhsmnii I ' islul Murh Kijlr Morks, Mr (:,i,lrl " STEVE ' Corporal (2) Lieutenant (i) Plebe year somebody told Steve to keep busy and to keep a sense of humor, and he has reallv toed the mark. For four years be has eaten everything in sight and has used it energetically — studying, joking, dragging, and playing — all with the same zeal. Johnnie ' s been so busy getting things done that he basn " t had much time to pipe dream: but he ' ll satisfy his major ambition somcdax and make some good cook a good husband. (Oood luck, Johnnie.) Baseball (4) Camera Club Hop Manager (3-2-1) Howitzer Eilitorial Stajf ( ) DONALD MAURICE STANGLE ViNCENNES, Indiana Congressional Machine Gun Morkf Pistol Marksman liijle Sharpshooler JOHN FOSTER STEPHENS Waco. Texas Congressional I Steve ' s wav to follow his Dad ' s footsteps was to top the competition for a Presi- dential appointment and come to West Point. He came, bringing a determination to do things himself, to see them throngh. and to do more than get b . He has done just that: he has taken seriously and done well his academic and military duties. This serious side has not, however, lost him that warm, likeable genuine- ness. Steve has the kev to a great future. STEVE " Lieutenant (!) Boxing (4) Fishing Club (2-1) Rifle Sharpshooter Pistol Sharpshooter A smile on his face — even through Beast Barracks — that was Dana. He worked: he accepted the " svstem ' ' ; but he refused to be downcast bv it all. RareU a dav passed but what he was out plaving tennis, squash, soccer, or Softball. On pleasant davs throughout the year ou coidd see him headed out for a hike in the hills or down to the boathouse to canoe. A good athlete, a conscientious student, a sound reasoner, we know Dana will make an exemplary officer in his chosen branch — the Field iVrtillerv. " STEW First Sergeant Boxing (4) Imitations and Announcements Assistant Manager Football (3) Committee Camera Chib (2-1) Rifle Marksman MILTON ERNST STEVENS Washington, D. C. At Large DANA LEE STEWART Cleveland Heights, Ohio Congressional (;i:()R(;e k. sykes I i ' i KU Dviiin. Pkvnsv[a Mv Con iressiunul JUSEl ' ll ALEXANUEU STLAHT, JR. Carlisle, Pennsylvanli At Large ' m 11 1 Charmed bv life, he wooed licr witli vigor. Jeb ' s nimble mind and piercing humor were his weapons and won him miicli in both friendship and experience. Studies were taken in stride. Hep to the jive, Jeb was a jitterer par excellence. He was almost alwavs exuberant and when enthusiastic he glowed like a .hdy Ith sparkler. (Candidate for class youngest, he showed flashes of resoiu ' cefulness and capabilitx which belied his age. These characteristics will carrv him high in the Air Corps, or anv other field he desires to master. A Goli lir-i liai ilr KkA Imld UDa--nii conliniii r JEB " H,l.sh-lh„ll (I) Track (.3) Monogram (2) Chess Cliih ( t-:i) Dialevlir Saeielv (1) Fishing CInh (2-1) Camp Illumination (.J) Air Cailrl George brought with him to West Point no knowledge of the Armv, but a great deal of determination and common sense. He attacked the academics and tactics with all the fervor of an unabated storm, and with commendable results. But he did not neglect those little jjleasures of life, such as drags, red -comforter, and tlie boodlers. The Air Corps has won George and it has won a 1() al odiccr to wliom " Duty, Honor, Coimtrv " is more than a motto. Iloxing it) l.„ernsse(l) nmrrals ( ) Glee Club (2-1) Ski Club (1-3-2-1) Si uash Club ( ) RiJIe Sharpshooter Air Cadet makes i l-trptni 161 CARLOS MAUKICK TALBOTT Cll Hl.ESTON, Il.I.INOiS ( ' .olllilfs.-innill WILLIAM HALL TALLANT Fort Lewis, Washington Congrfssional A Golden Glover from the mid-west, " T " showed us he rould use his hands the first dav we assembled in the boxing room Plebe year. Always ready for a scrap, he took on the English and Math Departments Plebe Christmas — winning both bouts. Despite his abilit to hanille men and dominate horses, voii will find " T " unassuming, quiet, and cheerful. His generous understanding and loval wavs w continue to win him many friends. His men will admire and want to work for him Aclinii Corpuial (3) Corponil (2) Fishing Cliih ( ) Air Cat} ft Bill has his own method for getting things done. He may not be the first to finish, ' but he ' s certain to be one of those who does his job well. In the classroom, on the football field, in the boxing ring, he never hurries. He is never rattled and never makes snap decisions, but once his decision has been made he hits bard. V friend you want by your side to give vou sound support. " BILL " Ciirporal (3-2) Foolball {4-3-2-1) Boxing (2-7) Major " A " (i) MiniDgrani (2) Class Xumvrals (4) Air Cadet Mililaiil-iiiiniled, ir coiiU ' inIs the only placf for gallaiilrv is on tlic (icld. not the parade ground. His best qualities are deep rooted. They thoroughly envelop those of us who are his comrades. We have seen him through tiie years endeavoring to do the right thing regardless of cost. Pluck the rose — ignore the thorns! Many an opponent on both fencing mat and battleground shall long remendx-r his vigor, boldness, and will to win. Lli ' iiUmanl (I) Suiniining (4) •V idHi ' il.3-2-l) . iinicrals (■ ) Minor " A " [3-2.1) Camera Club {3-2-1) Fishing Club (2-1) Debating Society [4-3) PETE " Pete came to us from Hartford, Connecticut by way of the Army Prep School at Schofield Barracks. Hawaii. Quiet, hard working, serious, Pete lost out on a tussle with the French Department and as a result has waited five years for his com- mission. His hobbv is photography at which, through his diligent efforts, he has become somewhat of a master. The Air Corps is his heart and soul but whatever the branch his determination will carry him on to success. Camera Club President {!) Chess Team {2-1) Houilzer Photographv Staff {2-1) VICTOR VAUGHAN TAYLOR. JR. Seattle. Washington Armv Concert Orcheslni {1-3-2-1) Air Cadet MELVIN SIDNEY THALER Hartford. Connecticut Congressional A liaiidliil of coiijicnialilN lilciidt ' d uilli llic wariiilii i l a disarming smile and sparkling pcrsonalitx were poured into the mold ol a man. One luni lre(l and seventy pounds of tenacity and a generous portion of common sense were slowly added. The die was cast, and jiresto! " The Thomjjs " athletic in body, intellectual in mind, and constant in spirit to all that he holds dear — each of his days begins with the Dawn. Corporal {3-2) Football (4-3-2-1) ? iinterah (!) Monogram (3-2) liaskflball (t-3-2.1) Numerals (4) liaseball (4) Numerals (I) Baltalion Choir (1.3-2-1) Fishing Club (7) Ri le Marksman (3) Machine Gun Marksnuin (. ) Air Cutlet Although handicapped by more than the usual had luck with " blind drags. " Tobe maintained his fine sense of humor and was equal to the occasion in evcr instance. A fierce lo alt) to his home state embroiled him in many an argument from which he emerged the victor more often than not. These characteristics — confidence in his own convictions and an unbeatable combination of wit and intellect — made him a valued friend of all who lived near him. " TOBE " Ivting Corporal (3) Corporal (2) Football {4-2- 1) Track (3) Football Monogram (2) i ' oinler (4.3.2-1) h ' Jt ' ctioii Committee II ater Carnival [3) DONALD WARREN TIIOMRSON Nyack, New Yohk Citngressionttl Fishing Club Pistol h ' .xpert Air Codri FLOYD ORALEE I OBE , JR. Long Beach. (Iaiieorma Congresiiimol JOHN EFXiAR VAN DUYN |{i)i kH)Hi . liiivDis Congressional VERNON EDWARD TRIN ' JER Vermilion, Ohio Senatorial Joining oiir ranks willi I wo lull ) cars at Ohio State we soon recogni ed liiin as a natural " Hive " alwa s willing to help " Goat " classmates and underclassmen over the rough lessons. A true and lo al friend who would give you an thing lint his " red comforter " ; possessor of a quiet, determined, and never-sa -die attitude towards all things; " T " should flv high in the - rmy just as he does in the memories of those who know him. - -J Sergeant (1) Conrerl Orchestra (I) Jlshinu Club (I) Red (Minjortrr .S( H«i {1-3-2-1) — J ' r ! Few men can be awav from an O.A.O. for four years and still end up with the same one or vice versa; however. Van is one of the few. Cheerful — even when he was room orderly — Van had that necessary spark of humor which made even Mondays seem more cheerful. From cooking waflles after taps to dragging hiind, an was always tops and a regular fellow. His four ears at West Point can best he dcscrihed bv the words of the Alma Mater — " well done " Van! ' VAN " Corporal (! ' ) Foothall ( ) Camera Club Fishing Club Dialectic Society Rifle Expert Air Cadet 168 DONALD HKNRV VLCEK Hoi.VKoon, Kansvs ( ' onart ' ssiiiinil AKTHUK PEAKSON WADE (!ii Ri,ESTON, South Carolina Coiifiipssiunal Holvrood ' s favorite son came to West Point from f mporia State Teachers College and continued his previous excellent record in mathematics and associated studies. His heroic, two-year struggle with French horders on the remarkable, for Vee might have worn stars had he not ended the first three terms zero-zero pro in Frog. A friend in need, whether the need be coaching or dragging, he stands ready to help an bod . IJis radiant good humor will help him to go far in his career as an officer. Actina, Cdrpmal (3) Corporal (2) (.aptiiin (I) I ' ootlmll ( i-:i) I ntraninrol Wonoiiritin ( ) Coitccrl Orchcstni (I) Pir lol Marksnirin Hijl, ' Mork-sman Machinv (iun Miuli inaii Pierre, the dashing Artiller man. the bean gallant to his last femme. He stood on Napoleon ' s right at the Borodino, counselled his namesake, Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, at Charleston, and bore-sighted Reilly ' s guns at Peking. Today his lore is confined to the Field Artillery stables, but he has it spec-ed cold. Yet he ' s human — dvnamicallv so! Warm, affable, cheerful, he generates friendship. Many a femme has led Bill b the ear, but he ' s still looking for " one that ' s different. " " BILL " Corporal (2) Lieutenant (!) Honor Committee Hnndreiltli ight Slioir (4) Fishing Club (2-7) Pistol Marksman Plebe Year: " Step out on the command, march. Mr. Walker. ' " " Do vou want me to step all over your heels, sir ' : " Yearling Year: " Climh up on the alcove bar. Mr. Ducrot. Who wrote that symphony? " Cow Year: " Dee. I ' m in love. " First Class Year: " Who ' s using an electric razor in this division. " Couple with the above sketch an interest in everything, and you have Iliram. The Army and a prcll I ' liila- delphia girl get a versatile and excellent oHicer. " HIRAM " Scrgeanl ( ) Ri lo Marksman Pistol Marksman I Lieutenant (1) Dan ' l — dynamic, turbulent, stubborn as a mule — a fighter to the last. He is as independent as a cock pheasant out of hunting season. He stops for no one. He punches the work bag cver minute of his sixteen hour day. Small in stature, but not in mind, he takes advantage of no one. His tennis game txpifies him — hard driving, clean-cut and last. Inlruinural Foothall I ' .hampiaii- shi ) Team (3) H(nvitzer Representatiic IIAKOI.I) STAATS XALKi;i{, .IK. Philadelphia. Pennsylvanla Cmign Tennis (2-1) Camera C nh (1) DANIEL DAWSON WATER.S Omaha, Neiirask dinaressii nal 170 " Dear Ole Jake, " the most famous member of the " Daisy Chain, " came to U.S.M.A. after having prepped at Fort Dix. He made a better " hooter " than player and was always on hand to give the athletic teams support. What lie didn ' t do in athletics, he made up for in academics. Jake ' s only problem has been how to cultivate some grass on that barren pasture on top of his head, (iood luck in the Air Corps. Jake. Keep " em flying! " JAKE " Aclin i Crporal (3) Corporal (2) Fishing Cliil) (2-1 ) Air Cadet This hard working Missourian with an efficient mililar manner was a spoonv Cadet — a hard earling. His " Acadeniv Record " marksmanship helped the Kiflc team to a National Ciiampionship — no wonder he became Captain. Engaged in a curricidum that would exhaust five ordinary Cadets, the Colonel garnered academic stars while enlightening the minds of goats. Work and pla he mixed proportionally, being equally at home in bull sessions, rat-races, or hops. Air- minded he chose Air Corps — success will be his anywhere. " COLONEL " iiljalaiil. 2ii I liii. Star-, (1-3) Acatlvinir Couch (3-2) Rifle {4-3-2) Captain (2) J ' iimerals (4) Minor " A " (3-2) Color Line (3) llnnilzer (7) Cinnrm CInh (.Ive Club Rifle Sharpaliooter Pistol Expert Academy RrcnI. Hlfl. JOHN LEROY WEBER, V. Washington, D. C. Congressioiml HOWARD FRANKLIN W EHRLE. Ill Kansas Caxv. Missoiiii Armv 171 I ' I KM K W I s| I |{ III I I I |{ SvN Vntomo. Tkxas ( ' ,(}nfircssiiin(il JOHN I ' AKSONS WllEliLKK, JR. Fort Rii.ey, Kansas Congressional Jack liit here fresli from colletje with a coeksure altitude, a liaircut that would shame a eoneert violinist, and a sport eoat tliat could be heard for miles. A rugged plebe year fixed all but the coat. lie had no intentions of setting the academic world on fire, and hasn ' t done so. He ' s a true " brat " with a love of things militar . a conscientious desire for accomplishments, and a sense of duty that can take him but one wav — ut). " JACK " Cnrponil (2) Sergmnl (I) Polo ( t-3-2) Track (3) Weight Lifting (2) Squash Clah Shi (Jul, Ciintt Faiilbittl Team RiJIe Marksman Like most of us Pat came to West Point with an O.A.O.: unlike most of us he left with the same one. He did not leave a record of academic, athletic, or tactical brilliance; why, onlv he knows. Those of us who know him well realize that there exists no situation too complex for him to cope with, no task too great for him to master. Ouiet. eflicieiit. lo al. and trenerous. Pat «as a good wife and a better man. " PAT " Acting Corporal (?) Brigade Training Ojjii Lacrosse (4-3) Numerals (4) Polo (2-1) Manager ( ) Goat Football (2) Suuihiy Schn,, Teacher (3.2-1) Honor Coniniillee (1) Cunip Illumination Committee (i) Camera Club Squash Club 172 JOHN FRANKLIN WHITE Gkeen. Kenti K U Im ROBERT VICTOR WHITLOW Hollywood, (Ialifornh C.imsress ' iimul There eaii be no beller coinpanioii lliaii " liizzer " lor lliosi- who undi-rslaiul the subtlet of his wit. John eouKl liave worn stars for four years if being a traek star and figuring out systems to break the bank at Monte Carlo hadn ' t taken so mueh of his time: even so he was usuallx in all first seetions. Intelleetual. versatile, original, poised. John promises to be a sueeessfid soldier. " WHIZZER- Sergeant ( ) Trmh (1-3-2) Cross Counlrv ( t-3-2) Pistol Mnrlismnn Coming from tlie foothills of Hollywood after three years at UCLA. Sal brought a gaiet and leaves behind a path whieh will be remembered in years to eome. Always when the chips were down he came through whether in that last writ, on the field of sport as one of Army ' s best athletes, or in planning new deviltry for a rat-race. His Air Corps career will bring nothing but glor and credit to the name West Pointer. Amnii Cnrimral (3) Corporal {2) Foolhall (1-3-2-1) Basketlmll (1-3-2-1) Baseball (1-2) i unierals ( ) Major ■ r (2 I ' ishiii i Chih Air Cadet 173 From EI Paso he brought the sunny disposition which was equalled onh h his sincerity in anything he undertook. Plebe year proved him apt in " routine cadet activities. " Yearhng history brought out his natural scholastic ability. The duties of a cow corporal gave him a jjrcview of bigger and better things wiiicli came first class year. Throughout the foin- years he remained true l jusi one (). .(). We know he will do well in the h ' ield Artillery. " MLl ' Cw ,,,,,,! (2) Captain ( ) Wilkie belies the common belief that Southerners are a lackadaisical lot. He spent furlo acquiring a B.A. degree and a Phi Beta Kappa key at Texas. He writes and receives more letters than any two men in the Corps, and I am firmly convinced that his hair is gone onlv because it was blown off by his continual rushing here and there. He will bore a on with the glories of Texas, but despite that he is one of the best-liked men in the company. Track {4-1) Cross Counlrv (I) Ski Club (3-2) DONALD EUGENE WILBOURN El Paso, Texas Congressional lliroufk y; (l»ll (I Ao " Am ceiitralw dm. Pi rniitine i spiiken I lieat-fu iheattai " JOHW Ijffmi ' . ticu rttanl LOWELL LYNDON WILKES, JR. Hi ' BRARn. Texas CansressionnI 174 h Willv, keen and affable, brought to West Point a set of ideals that did not change through his four successful years of Cadet life. Besides possessing an analytical mind and endless patience, he was gifted with the physique of an athlclc, and he soon became one of our outstanding track stars. If presented the opportunities to utilize his talents and abilities, the Army will have in Willy a conscientious soldier and a man who will accomplish much. •• MLLY " Sor cant (1) Track (t-3-2-1) Major " A " (3-2-1) . iinwrah (4) Cruss Country (2-1) Minor " A- (2.1) Gym (4-3) Football (4) Chess Club (4) Camera Club (2-1) Fishing Club (2-1) Gift Committee (2-1) Pistol Sharpshooter An " Army Brat. ' ' fate drew him toward West Point. His wanderlust made con- centration on academics difficult, but his work kept him in the upper part of his class. Preferring intramural athletics to Corps Squads, nevertheless his non- routine activities were varied; his first loves were his classical records. A quiet- spoken person, his friends were true ones. Yearling summer camp was a dead- heat — furlough was better — and graduation meant the donning of olive drab and the attainment of his goal. " lOllNNY " ' Corporal (2) LiculrnunI (I) First Sergeant Track (4) Siiuash Club (2-1) Pointer (4 3) Camera Club (4-3-2) Hop Manager (4) EDWJN JAMES WILLCOX pLvmoiiTH, Vermont Congressional JOHN MILLER WILSON Warrev, PE YLVAMA Commissioners, DistricI of Columbia 175 W JLI.MJI) BKl CK W ll,.S()N. IK. St. Chari.ks, Missoi 1.(1 I ' .iinfirfsaioiuil LOUIS LOCKE WILSON, JK. Hurricane, West Virgini. Congressional Ijoiiis lias iililaiiicd llic iiiaxiiiiiini ol icsiills IVoiii a iiiiiiiiiiiiiii of efforl, wlictlier he lias dealt with people, with duties, or with simple evervda prohlenis. From his environment he borrowed eonservatism: from his desire to siieceed he developed determination: and trom his assoeiations he obtained an understandiiif; of hiinian nature. All these have combined to make him a fine roommate, a true friend, ami a gentleman. " LOl ■ " Aflin Corporol (3) Corporal (2) Football i4-3-2-l) Monogram (3-2-1) Track (2) lii lr ShiiriishooKT Pistol Marksfntin Air Cadcl A lover of everv form of life. Bruce was unsurpassed for his sense of beauty, good nature, and abilitv to make ranks at the last note of assembly. . " goat " by choice, no practical problem could trouble him. These characteristics, jiliis a natural aura of good luck, and a drive that rendered a run-of-tlic-mill plaver outstanding in Arm football, arc the trails that ' make him a credil to the uniform li ' plans to w ' ar. Cor,, oral (2) Lival.non, (I) louihall (1.3-2-1) anirrals (I) M(tnograni (3) Major " r ' (2-1) Track (2-1) lio.xing (2-1) Fcuinn ( I) Caniiro Club (4-3-2I) l-isliiofi Club (2-1) lirsl Class Marliinr i 176 CHARLES ALVIN W IKT Nashville, Tennessee iiiiiii(il (fimnl JOHN SUIRLE wool) CiLVER, Indl na Himiir ScIkxiI Charley exploded violently into room I ' M I on a iiioiin ' iUous Julv first, four ea ago. However, it wasn ' t long before lie was taking ever thing in stride. Nothing bothers him — except not being able to work np enthusiasm for academics: but give him the latest copy of the infantry Journal or a new lacrosse stick and he starts humming. Generous, good-natured, solid as rock, he has been the best of wives. IVue soldier, true friend — look for him where the going is toughest. Seriivant ( ) Lacrosse {1-3-2-1) Major " A " Soccpr (4) .SAi ' Club (2-1) Sharpshooter A lover of good music, athletics, or a good session, Woodvs versatility and ex- uberance made life very pleasant for all aroiaid him. His volatile nature linked him witii sudden impulses whicli often turned into passionate regrets as was attested h his bhnd drags and portions of (ihrislmas leaves spent at the Academy. Serious enougii on occasion, Woodv is filled with a high sense of duty and leader- ship that will serve his country well. Sergeanl Major, Isl ISii. Polo (4-3) Numerals (4) Wreslliug (2-1) Cheerleader Ski Club Hundredth Mght Show (3) I ' istol Marksman Rijle Marksman . ' Vii extremist at horseplay, both literally and figuratively. Jim ' s successes with actual steeds outslione those as a rat-racer. Neither an academic wonder nor blunderer, he achieved good results with his constant efforts. Skiing helped him pass easilv through winter ' s gloom and formed the background for his week-ends. Jim ' s capacitv for fun and ahilitv to ada|)l himself lo anv occasion will condiiiic to make him a desirable and conscientious officer. lAfiitrmuil (1) Shi Club (3-2-1) Academic Coach (3-2) Fishing Club Swimming {4-3-2) Monogram (3) Evervbodv knows bini, everybody likes him. His varied interests and great ver- satility have won him friends throughout the Corps. Carefree, yet dependable and consistent, he never let academics worry him and still ranked well above the average. Born and brought up in the Air Corps, he came here with only that branch in mind, and has never wavered from his ambition. To the Air Force, then, goes swimmer, marksman, writer, artist, phot(»graplier, good pilot and good officer — Rod Wriston. Choir (4-3-2-1) Camera Club (3-2-1) Skeel Club (3-2-1) Pointer (4-3-2-1) Rifle Expert Air Cadet JAMES DUMONT WRIGHT Vevav, Indiana Congressional RODERIC THOMAS WRISTON Phippsburg, Maine Senatorial Brains, Luck, Determination, and Good Nature! Brains? — After M.I.T. he found academics easy. Luck? — He managed a miniature on a wonderful red-liead. Determination? — Hard work alone made him our number one diver. Good Nature? — He lielped. liumored and tolerated his wife through each storm, without once losing patience. George is one individualist that is headed up the ladder. But. how in the world will I get along without him to lead me by the hand? " JEDGE " Supply Sergeant (1) First Seri eant Academic Coach (3-2) Sicimming Team (l-S- -l) ISiiinerals (4) Mnnngram {3-2) Cheerleader Camera Club (2-1) Pistol Marksman Machine Gun Marksman Eighty words to describe a man of eighty personalities — as Zeke would say — not remotelv feasible. He served two gods of opposing natures, the gentle muse of literature and the ruddv patron saint of vigorous exercise. Matu rity and breadth of vision were his. He was always a part of the Corps and yet set apart from every individual in it. " ZEKE " Sergeant (1) Boxing (4) Wrestling (3-2) Pointer (2) CECIL GEORGE YOUNG, JR. Baltimore, Maryland Congressional SIDNEY ZECHER Brookiytv, New York 179 ■ZET " Ciirpiiral (2) Hnp Manager (4) ■■ishiiifi C.lnh (2-1) KiJIr ,,,«., lir Cmlvt KA MOiNU C. ZETI ' EL W EST BkaiNch. Michigan Congressional ' " a ' I " iulu ' rited two things from his father — his name and love of the Air Cor[)S. He henefiled fron] liaving stiwhed in college, for he had time to digest all the world news while still assimilating enough " poop " to rank better than one hnndred in his class. A hard man, Ra still loves living: |)ic[iire shows are his greatest love. His tenacilv will guarantee that liin joli. whalcM-r it he. will he " well done. " 180 COMPANY 2° Class LAST ROW. (■ (( " r i ; iill. Vdmlin- son, Suul. H ilkinsiin. 3ri) ri v: liftisoii. M(( ' i nl. II alsaii. Munch, Hugen, Culler. 2nd row: IVright, SInpstcad, Davis. J. i ., Hughes, Proctor, Derouiii. Woodson. 1st row: Smith, Gaignat, Davenport. Reed, Runipf, Madison, Davis, L.. Hederstrom. 3° Class LAST ROW, left to right: Satzer, Camp- bell, Cidlaghan, Pappas. 3rd row: Leeper, Nealon, Havivard. iXel.son, Day, Pile. 2ivD ROW: Cnienther, Andrews, Hen- drickson, Weston, Weir, Hoxie. Geltz. 1st ROW: Hinkey, Hvman, Reeve-.. Sloan, Coivee, Silver, Merritt, Lee, 4° Class i.ast ROW. left to right: II hileroji. Stein. ShaJJner, I ' reslon. Stetekliih, McNiel, Rivers. Brothers. Ililco.x. Webster. 5th row: Boberg, Husebv, Wood, Hero, erks. Partridge, O ' Conn or, Pratt. Josev. Ith ro : ' I ' hover, Lewsen, Carman, Jorrell. Unrtry. Portman, lirnnson. ShouJJ, Kothrade, Manlovv. 3rd row: Greer, Parrish, Callahan, Christenberry, Hinman, Norris, Dex- ter, Johnsrud, Hartline. ' Invt row: Stone, Smith. Gage. .me. Jacksim, Knulle, Hujjman. i ' yc. Howen, Hanson. 1st row: Munson, Campbell, Clark, Maekinnon, Bacon, Arn(dd, Gardi- ner, Hutcheson, Price, Moore, Arm- strong. 182 « -ti- 4S oi s dr ' 0 ■■- COMPANY 2° Class LAST ROW, left to right: Collins, Car- son, Francisco, Garrett. 1th row: Steinbring, Randall, Mc- jiilam, iSeunian. Price, O ' Connor. 3rd row: Beck. Lochvood, Kidder, Leivis, Arnold, McDowell, Dargue. 2nd row: .4hel, Brandt, Roos, Ha- nisti, Kilpatrick, Taylor, Smith. 1st row: Bucher, Pletl, Hamblen, Miller, Beach, Cole, Pinnell, Schroe- der. !l° Class I ST ROW, left to right: Tompkins, Brideivell. Bingham, Downs, Dutt- weiler, McGovern. 3rd row: Patch, Eisenhower, W o- loszrn. Baker, Marks, Calhoun. 2 ' D row: Parker, Trimmer, Daly, Harper, Stvearingen, McPherson, Keller. 1st row: Smith, Peterson, Buckley, Siowell, Callan, Mitchell, Adamson, H tthers. 4° Class UST ROW, left to right: Larell, JTohlford. Wolfe, Woods, Stick, Stites. Stmrtz. W atlsten. Weaver, Lgis, Weir. Sth R( « : Holcombe. Gilland, Gal- ligan, Gleason. Herron, Harden, Hesse, Heard, ,r ith. Harrington, Grores. Itii row: Trotli. Spoerndle, Powers, Perry, Pauly, P apier. Price, Roche- fort, Patterson, MacDonald. 3rd row: Foster, Drake, Fo.v, Fris- sell, Ferguson, Dorset-, Cummings, Fagg, Clarke, Davis, Denz. 2nd row: Senger, Stansfield, Mc- Glvnn, McGee, Mc! ' aughton, Led- ford. Krisliiferson. Klahouch, Ken- IsT row: Catts, Catron, Brougltton, Brrcne. Bess, Bealmear, Baker, iiistin. Atkins, .4rgo, Anderson. 183 COMPANY 2° Class LAST BOW. Ii ' fl til ri lil: Loufih Kecnun, Oiin. Uciirv. I.iilh Chambers. If hillakcr. 3rd row: Hitldenx ' . ' is. I im lukfii Russell, ftilrlii,: Charullrr. II hiw more. 4° Class I.4ST ROW, left III right: I ' lirhi-r. Sihiri. Biitli, Jagiello, Miilnitr. Ilrrhrrt. Reed, Adkisson. Dinsrinnii. riTH «i : Siiilt. Tiilmis. Smith, liinil. lirunn. Mclmh. Iiliims, Pratt, Slie,,- 111,1,1. MiCiiuii J. Ihiive. Itii row: R, ' i-s,: Hunter, Knudsen. H„l,n. Kviin. Miimn. Morris, Rut- lege. C.iisilen. Diilun. Sbo row: Gilbert, Patlon, Stein- hngen. Brewer, Hipperl, House. If hittiiigtiin, Diiris. Chickering. C.lunz. Coulter. 2: i) row: Heints, Carter. Mavnaril. Jones, i elson, Fo.x, lloffmun. King. Carter, ff ' ., McCance. 1st row: Crowe, Moore, liruekner. Stough, Riley, Cnndr, Ives, H ithe . LaBoon, Boetleher, H illiams. ' ? ' tltLtt3j 0t - a j! ai d 00 " Aa t a " a ts e LAST ROW, left to right: Jernigan, Eck ' strom CaHev Blesslpw l ' obh Fingar Carries Schropdcr, Kystcr Slwffield. 5th row: O ' Brien, Rattan, Lintnn. lii Kidtnie, Sanjines. Olah, Fow- Irr. liiirher, McPeek. McDonough, firrnnrrnan. Ith ROVi : Cnldren, Johnson, Win- throp, Seitner, Fee, Gage, Rinearson, Holder. W agonhurst, MacMillan. 3Bn ROW: Casior, McBride, Kerr, Dnvall. l addington, Oppenheimer, Bartron, ichols, Spiegel. Macintire. Mulwn. 2nd row : Slack, U helan, Davies, St. Onge, Ferguson, Stetvart. Samples, Hodges, Hiirdis, Jones. 1st bow: Cokinos, King, Schnerk- loth, Fischer, Hollis, Hall, Wittwer, Hoffman, K alker, Perni; Perez. S0 ' " A % %i ' ti Wl ' COMPANY 2° Class lAST ROW, Icjt to right: Frisbie, Dvlii. Chauftv, Olher, AlaJone, Ingham. Stickner, 3rd row: Ilcln. Jackson. Mtinni. Smith, Deatheragf. Couiird. McCah, Milmore. 2nd row: Blount. Dans. Kei ' fir. Gilles, Schraeder. Brooks. Mac- Mullin. 1st row: Campbell. Schramm, Ka- linski. Thompson, Gorelangton, Scott. Foulk, Jones. absent: Barrett, Dcliviler. 3° Class LAST BOW: Mnmniev, Molloy. ( ' .zo- par, Buzzelt. 3Rn ROW: Fitzpatrick, Davis, Nor- man, Tripp. MaclT illiams, Lisenbv. 2nd bow: Grant, Dennen, Steger. Coble, Creed, Bick, Tarpley. 1st row: Todd, LaMarre, Werner, Ware, Boutwell, Enos, Monihan. Boyles. ABSENT: Blake, Conant. Haling. Ingram, Moore, Moulis. 4° Class I. ST ROW: Gnslafsnn. Kane. Pnlak. Duffy. Logan. Estill. En ina. Grrr. ririi row: Ilastie, Hogv, Lipski, Joinrs. De La Guardia, Musgrave, llaghcs. Kosinski, Lane, Morrow, Haperl. Ith row: Baldwin, Adams, f all are, Stewart. Holland. Donliule, Miller, Clark. ,Ul,l . Ku.srnitl. :inii lion : llass . hf. Cnrnlo. , (■ .- ard. Bond. I ' rotsman, Holway, Ifolje, Marston, MacMurray, Long. 2nd row: Walker, Brockles.tf ' iechert, Pine, Londermilrh. iS ' el.son, Carrion, ttarren. I( icllhp. Lalz. 1st row: Manyon, Morris, Hoi- comb. Price, Drake, Hutchins, Schi- hilsky, [food, Dowd, McCall,Zeidner. ABSENT: Doyle, deCamp, Flintom, (f ayne, Wildman, U ilson. 186 LAST row: )( iinfi, Jiihnson. Tyrala. 3ri row: Rne. Dunivnmly, Spiece, H uod, Heatl. Cunning. 2nd row: Bradv, Hallenbeck, Olm- stead, Schatz, Gingrich, Harrold, Ray. Stii row: Bush, Field, Stuart, Hill, ' l ' an i ' . Erlenkotter, Ochs, Schelter. ( ii )kmiii , Lozano, Forney. Ith row: Cross, Monroe, Reierson, 7 ' r »cs. Cobb, Houssels, Graham, ( i s« ' . Deacon, Raymond. iRn ROW: Brett, Myers, ff heatoii. Trefz, Lneboe, Maris, W allace, Park- VI. Lain, McLendon. Roth. Jm K(Hi: Bniiighlnn. Granik, Mur- i m . Iiiiil ti . Idnms. Rran, Fallon, ( „llin-. lirownin,!:. Flkey. 1 -ii ROW : Boehm. Kimbrough, Hvnds, I ' lilihell. Drake, Foley, Melanson, Flam, Ifolden, Martin. Clapp. CO.MPAIN ' Y 2° Class UST HO« : (( i-vrirli. K ' :i}ilr. ( sic. l.tictif. (!riiini . Rirluiril: Street. 3bd Ri)» : Biirkei. fiiirr. Oil. (I Taylor, (.iffin. 2nd row: Ijtiniiiiire. IId Iiiiii B. F., Hu Jmrin. H. II .. drph Beckett, Cubh. I inlnu). 1st ro«: Tengur. I ' nius. McCrrt Harter. [iiirncllt ' . itinin. Miijinlli R, 5th row: Bvril, Cilmore, Heymiiii. Shall; Rohinsan, Curtis. SlniKii. Pauers. Crarv, Goelh, II liilliirk. Ith ro«: Spear. Flint, eircll. Ri- ilenimr. Saurer. I an Hauteii. Raul f . H. Jett. Chavez. Renter. 3rd row: Sullivan, Higgins, Ringler Floranre, Adier. Mnnilsas, Meyers HampUreys. Fenn. Wakefield, fnrlh ingtim. 2nd Clark Root. RO« : l( ihdx. I ' ri( , Knight, Davis, Sri . . T., I ' andevanter. ' rr I ' el, In, 1st how: f MeFadden ford, eal. iudgrl, Mn llnller. Ha .Imkson. H ■Her. ddle 1) illin, ton. tin Cinger » » ei « iu 4 4 Sd S S tif ite ' t »« «a S a LAST ROW, ; ( to right: Gianakouros, Fitzpatrick, Dniley, Trapani. 5th row: Thompson, Starr, Sauer, Rogers, Jones, Parr, Treester, Gross, Barnes, Atllnger, Allen. 4th row: Alfonte, Adams, Horan, Adair, Blumberg, Myers, Wright, Finnegan, W eiss. Tongue. 3rd row: Schoch, Dworshak, Clark, LaPrad, Kohler. Hadzima, Hein- biich, Hendrickson, Hegenberger, Cherry, Christiansen. ' 2nd row: Childress, Bassett, Loman, Morrison. W ' oolley, Moran, Pugh, O ' Donnell, W ' ester ' velt, McCarron. 1st row: Hanson, Edwards, Chur- chill, Kuntz, Lish, Hanket, Carhonell, Butler, Brown, Blesse, Black. THE CORPS The Corps! The Corps! The Corps! The Corps! Bareheaded sahite it. With eyes up, thanking our God — That we of the Corps are treading Where they of the Corps have trod. Tliev are here in ghostlv assenil)lage. 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 sahite a on. You, sons of an earlier da . We follow, elose order, heliind on, Where you have pointed the wa ; The long gray line of us stretehes Tiiro " tjie ears of a ccnlrN told. And the last man feels to his marrow The grip of your far oil hold. Grip hands with us now lliongh we see not. Grip hands with us. strength ' n our hearts As the long line slillcns and straightens With the thrill that our presence imparts. Grip hands tho " it he from the shadows While we swear, as on did of ore. Or living, or d ing to honor The Corps, and the Corps, and the Corps. 190 Davetnport, Luixdbfbc. Biti.eb. Bifdett Wardell, Combs, Benson, Larned _ p. rmm h EbiiKLE, Batson, Donaldson, Carey :? GIMEXTAL ST AFf " H ' ' I I 192 FiNi.Ey, Meade, Ebrey Starnes, Lacy. May FIRST BATTALIO STAF SECOND REGIMEIVT SEiOXD BATTALiOIV STAFF SECOND REGIMENT 193 194 Our ranks thinned by the Corps- wide shift of personnel, and by the country-wide dispersal of our fledgling eagles, we nevertheless retaitied enough men to preserve our company spirit and traditions. Naturally, we have our share of mystics who occasionally meditate — in their red comforters. On the other hand we have our share of A-squad captains. Some of us are not strangers to extra instruction, while others march front and center at Stars and Awards P " rade. Part of our number have requisitioned several pairs of hop shoes, yet others still have factory dust on their original pair. We have one and all looked for guidance to one creed, which is embodied in the three words engraved in our rings and in our hearts — Duty, Honor, Country! 7 ' ., ' " " ■■ Davenporl. W incisor. Hensel. Onlri Hon: Ka.ler. Prince. Rehh. Ciirlis. Moses. n illii Rmi: Barnes. Meade. Told. Clian aris. Jones. Slomlinii: Hall. Lt. Col. Davidson K. B. Jones Absent. Am Corps Bachrach. A. M. Baer. J. . Bell, B. B. Broach, R. H. Elliou, H. D. Fishel, R. R. Holt, C. A. Jones, J. J. Kerig, J. A. Porler, F. S. Robinson, M. A. G. Smith, R. J. 1% Buck Row: Kajencki, Bixby. Andrepoiit. Blaiuhell. Sccuiid Rmv: a7.zar . (xi.l. Kocrper. Front Row: Saari, Saimder?, Waters, Spaiin, Ross. Born in the topsy-turvy turmoil of a l)usv summer, B-2 tied down its tent flaps, pulled in its belt, and started to work. A sprinkling of G Company with a dash of H was good for our spirit but not for our jjlebes. They worked — we all worked. We had our goats, our file-boners, our bridge ] layers. and even some " A " squad red- comforter men. We studied together, marehed together, played together. Our banner stands proudly, bowing to none. Look at the Corps Squad lists: polo, swimming, football, baseball; clubs, societies, and Corps activities: skeet, radio, the ?Iowitzer. and the Pointer. We are there, proud to be kmdling a spirit which we know will remain with Conqjany B-2 in the vears to come. Absent, Air Coups Bush, J. E. Dover, .1. II. Dworak, J. I,. Fisher, L. B. Gorman, .1. .1. Harris, R. P. Jackson. A. V. Jorcian, II. I ' . Lacy, R. E. Lenfesl, C W. Scou, W. H. Stroh, H. R. Thomas, F. A. Maj. Henderson 197 TTT-. — rj-.- ' _LV ' L ' ' .iL jnm. nm Lt . vk ' v.y,.. ' ,.vj : i-j i L- ' vtiiiM)r- ■ r ■ ■ l ..■ ' ■« ' wy ygg ' -Miv . , . ,r-. i Maj. Leonard Xhe din of battle became a rumble as a tbou- sand new faces eager to join tbe l ong Gray Line cbanged our Regiment to a Brigade. Old I Company and H Company united to form Company C, 2nd Regiment. We veterans were reminded of Kipling ' s " East is East and West is West " when we beard of the proposal. Yet tbe " 1 Co. in- difference " and the H -Company " military efficiency " combined under tbe leadership of our military Major to make every man proud to be a member of tbe company. We can vouch for tbe happiest Firstclassmen, most on-the-ball ( ows, most file-boning earlings, and most niiUtary Plebes. During our brief existence we have met no superior on the athletic field while yet winning our share of first-Hnes on the parade ground. First section chalk dust we brushed from our braid and the dust of Central Area from our shoes. 3rd Hnn (left lo rifjlil): (irc.-iil.iirt:, Kani-.v. HiilL.r.l. Carcv. Marlin. James. 2n I Row: Neale, Donaldson. Col.h. Marshall. Lst Hniv: l ' iiil»- , (;ra r. I ' lanna ' fran. Brook. Absent. Am (Juki " Kami, R. II. I locker, J. K. Kurlz, R. G. Liitle, J. M. Meltzer, L. Norris, B. Parker, B. M. Kippin. J. A. Sloll. A. E. Taylor, L. G. Turner, H. G. Wean, G. S. Wink, E. A. 199 ± 200 Kp 4M - ' » tr r S itf iy f ' ' ffiB I fl BSiif - Ij bH 1 ' F Ml Roiv (left to righl): Brook, Neale. .3r({ Ron-: Flanagan, Alveras, Cohb, Truex, Mever. l ' ;ir Ro Ebrey, McNamara, Powell. 1st Row: Nickel, Grimm, Reynolds. Fiss. ¥e can hardly speak, of D-2 wiihoul mentioning T Co. For it was there we learned that excessive ambition cannot be tolerated: that athletics are a form of recreation; and that academics can be taken in large or small bites. Since the Corps reor- ganization we have had the opportunity to establish some new precedents that we know will eliminate the less desirable feature of I Co. ' s famed " indifference. " Yet we still maintain the class harmony of which we have always been justly proud. Major " Woodys " guiding hands and pencil liave greatly aided our efforts at reformation. We now feel that our spirit of close friendship will enable our company to stand out as " tops, " even in this era of regimentation. Absknt, Air Cokiv Bargcr. I). II. Brillingham. R. ( :. Canella. K. K. Gary, T. I. Doyle, ,1. L. Edwards, R. L. Gee, C. F. lla.kler. .1. F. Ilunlley. ,1. C. Kemp, H. K. Kerr, W. A. Loveit, J. R. Lnllier, J. J. Marslon, A. A. Smith. R. N. TalialVrro, W . |{. Mai. Strom ijkko " e W W 20] V Under the new Corps organization, the company which leads the last Batt woimd up with a group of men who get along. We are a congenial rabhle, working like fury when we should and falling out hard the rest of the time. Versatility is our strong point, both individually and collectively. Tall enough to be flankers without malice, we live so far from points central that our cobbler bills are tremendous. The old K Co. tradition we have shaped to fit the mod- ern Corps, but our individuality remains. In fact, it has been approved and even helped along by a Tac who believes in tempering regulations with common sense. To those of the Second Regiment who follow us in E Company, Good Luck! The tradition we have developed is in your hands — consider it before you change. Itli Roiv (lefl to right): Feallierston, Burr, Eberle, Hahn. 3rd Row: Harding. Biiell. Wardell, Blue. 2;i(f Row: Bennett, Armstrong. 1st Row: Cook, Smith, £ . M., Fritz. Sliiinlin i: (left) Lacy. (righl) Mls.Mi. Lt. (Jot.. S Ml Kt Absent, Aik ( lone; Banner, S. O. Brady, W. D. Frankoskv, J. O. Jarrell. 11. A. Kirk, J. M. Laccy, E. C. McDermoti, R. F. Moore, C. .1. Norris, .). J. Reynolds, J. F. Sellers, ( ' .. K. Smith, M. A. 203 201 Last R„„: Wulers. Doran. Saiiilrrs. McGi.wan. Thinl Rim: May. Mills. DonaMson. Vi alson. Second Hon: Kiclianis, Blake. Knowlton. Faiisl. I ' ' n,n ' Run: ( lailwallailcr. Henry. Iloyl. Slanding: Benson. Griess. . l in I ' icluii ' : Berry, Cherbak, Gobi), Daye, Kolb, Priiir, Roberls. .Suor. Vi ardrop. JTmiLiTARV organizations reflect tlie per- sonalities of its men; so it is with Company F-2 — proud of its spirit, its history, its feehng of unity, and above all — its men. The new Brigade Organization created Company F-2 from a cadre of Company L and Company K. The backgrounds of each have meshed perfectly. We find the pleasures of life and proceed to enjoy them — even at the expense of the T.D. Not " file boners, " yet military enough to win an occasional first line, our ranks are interspersed with star men, cadet instructors, true " goats, " a unicyclist, and some very " hot pilots. " The fact that one is a member of Company 1 -2 neither entitles him to a halo nor a public hissing. But this assortment of personalities has been welded into a unit of which we all are justly proud. AUSE T. |K GOKIV Rerry. k. I., (. herbak. V. A. Cc.bb. ,1. B. Dave. .1. I ' . Koib. II. (;. I ' rior. (;. T. Roberts, J. E. Suor, E. C. Warilrop, M. S. MaJ. Vi ' ll.l.lAMS 205 w ■jr- V ' ♦■ . -•» ' 206 I Maj. King i%s A MAN is judged by his personality, so is a conipanv hv its traditions. We have carried our oUl and inaugurated new traditions bv wliich tliis company, now young, will later be recog- nized. The present situation has awakened all to (he fallacy of the care- free frame of mind of days gone by. Now each man tries to perform his duties better than ever before, hoping that his example will set a standard for those who shall follow in his footsteps. Yet we have striven not to " lose sight of the forest for the trees. " by maintaining a balanced per- spective bv tempering work with a proper portion ol play. Into the Army with this spirit, we know Company (t. 2nd Regiment, will send men of even more than the expected caliber. Top Roiv: Shullz. Sanders, James, Clemenson, Karrick. Center Roiv: Lappin, McClure, Moore, Ijawrence, Wheelock. Frnnt Roir: Upchurch, Lamed, Bielecki. Slariies. Sliindin : Carberry, als(ni. v ij H Hl ' jC 1 ' ■= mM WM JS ' P mL. F ' ' SLk iJ: MW f )t . F§ K |v;r,ti fa dfc. jf- MB] 4 f ' ji _ • ' ;)8 BMife! B Absent, Air Corps Carey, M. L. Cailin, J. C. Evans, R. L. Fisher. R. L. Hamillon, Jos. L. Hehn. E. L. Hume, T. H. Slewarl, W. R. ■| ' all) )tl, W. J. Tres ille. R. B. 20 " Last Row: Liiiitlberg, Nelt, Koach, Seegers, (Jonibs, ( osgrove. From lioiv: ( ioiiniy, Crooiiquisl. Gean, Neumann, Hofmann, Minckler. »% E th()Lh;{it we had seen everything — no furlo, aviation at West I ' oint, and even early graduation — but when they changed M Co. to H-2 — Amen, brother. Amen! M Co. men from Austraha to Ireland will writhe wlien the doleful news reaches their ears. But wait, take lieart you IVT Co. men of yore, the spirit you left behind lives yet in H-2; for that spirit can never die. Why now we are more flankerish than ever after giving our runts to G-2 and we are still last home from parade and last into chapel. But we are still first in the spirit of comradeship that has for years been synonymous with M Co. Yes, from our flanker Tac right on through to the lowest plebe, this spirit still helps the new H-2 to smile through life with confidence and cheer. Absent, Aik Corps Benedict, C. C. Chambliss, T. M. Conmy, J. B. Dolby, W . F. (;riffin, I). K. tialch, J. K. Kyle, W. D. McKinney, J. A. I ' ilts, W.K. Seilli, L. T. Sluiffer, J. H. riidinpson, V. M. TiKker. W . II. Walling, K. .1. ounl, B. k. Nei MANN , Major MoConnei.l II i ' ALL EUWAKD ANDKKl ' ON ' Jennings, Louisiana Congri ' ssiunal JAMES ANTHONY Bangor, Pennsylvania LEVEKA.S Senatorial V f Living with " Bangor Al " lias Iicimi like listening; to a Hob Hope program — never a (lull or a downhearted nKJineiil. His perpetual laugh disperses any gloom. Higgest bother was operating his femnie laddi-r his -squads were always getting engaged. His academic rank seems to indicate the starred bathrobe course. Hut that was not the case — he was alwavs one tenth ahead of the academic department. The parachute troops will ha e a time getting him to si ' ltli- down to earth! BAiNGOR AL ■ Stall Scrgfunt Coat rmilball (2) Pistol Sharpshooter Marliinr ( iii, Mortis Paul was alwa s willing to put down a yearling ' s Cosinopolilan to help someone in Krench. to |)ut in his " Win must we T ' in a bull session, or to retell a story of Louisiana oilfield da s. MaitiK iiileresled in athletics, both on the sport page and oil the pla ing field, hi- followed baseball standings as earnestly as he made a riposte with the saber. His friendliness, saiuir fain ' in social graces, and sincerity in work made his Academy life successful. Corporal (2) l.ivulcnunt (I) lu-minn {l-:i-2-l) iMcrossr (I) II est I ' oini hrnrrr ' s Clnh I ' ishing Club I ' isliil Sharpshiu ' lrr HiJIe SI,or isl,o„i,-r Maehiiie Can I . ,- Eupw teller i amtiitior sliilite Tile (]ua ilial «in ■DEr tajnj (a fwiiuai luvei m " Seels I »liiflili( ? ' e evi( II pre? | " r 210 ALVIN MANN BACHKACH MxNSFiEi.o. Ohio Congrcxsiumil Engineer, college man. and Arniv lirat par excellence. Dec arrived here alread a better soldier than manv of ns ever will be. Oniet but sleadl ' ast in his personal ambition, coollv eflicient and alwavs considerate of others, he has given his inanv abilities wide and constant use, vet has never seemed pressed for time or energ . The qualities of the ideal officer and gentleman are inherentlv Dee ' s. The branch thai wins him has surelv won material for a future chief. Ailing (lorpurut (3) Cur wrul (2) Cuptain (7) Slurs (1-3-2-1) Tennis (4-3-2-1) Xumcrals ( ) HiJIr (3-2-1) Suimming (1) Class Historian (3) Eleclion Committee (3-2-1) Hop Manager (1) lee Carniiul Committee ( ) Pointer (3-2-1) Honitzer (3) Academic Coach (1-3-2-1) B.A.. A.B. Pistol Expert Rifle Sharpshooter Fortunate indeed is the Corps of Engineers, for thev are getting a real man — hive in academics, devoted to his work, and the possessor of a personality which reflects his true character. Lovaltv , sincerity, a cheerful smile alwavs. are traits which hold mv wife high in the admiration of his friends. His numerous activities give evidence of a fidl four vears. No matter what difficulties and problems life will present, he will not falter — Al has the stuff inside. Lieutenant (1) Cross Country (4) Baseball Manager (3-2-1) Camp Illumination Committee (3) Pointer (4-3-2-1) Circulation Manager (1) Pointer Board (1) From the fertile wheat fields of Idaho came this jovial, even-tempered Westerner — a man who even during plebe yar managed to snatch tliat extra bit of sleep hi ' lore breakfast. After a lhree- ear battle with the Modern Languages depart- iiienl. he emerged triumj)hant with nary a star on his bathrobe. A crack shot at (le range, he also had an excellent eye for blondes — and still has. After cham- pioning the Cavalf) for three years, he finally decided upon the Air Corps. (itiiiiial liUrniillffiiiili- Hijlc Champiim ' Ifuni (2) Air CikUi " JOHNNY " l„n„fin,ni (3) Mnir l i,Ur (1) RiJIo (3.2.1) I ' istiil Shiiri)shiji)li ' t Major ' 4 ' (1) Murhin, ' Cnn Sliar fisluKtter Minor ' A ' (2) KiJIr Marliswaii Though not a " brat. " David, in attending Millard ' s, ulili .ed " brat " channels in entrance to the Academy. This occurrence placed him among those who knew what was to be met. Consequently, plebe year, the Academic Board, yearling ) ear. the Tactical Department, were faced with a minimum of confusion. How- ever, that easy-going nature was quickly shown as one not without background; determination being placed one step ahead of each appearing need. A near pro- jonal saxophonist is going to be needed to fill that seat in the Cadet Orchestra. ( .mill Orclwstra (4.3.2-1) Camvra Club (2-1) Fishing Club (2.1) Pistol Murksman Air Cadet DAVID HARVEY BAKGER Salem. Vtrginia Senatorial JOHN W I LEAK I) K i:U Cottonwood. Ioaho Si-iniinrial 212 ' ' ' fffly ' " ' " " " " Hi red coniforter was John ' s main interest during his time at the Academy. A o;oo(l athlete, skilled in many sports, he was never one to let participation in vol- initarv athletics interfere with his afternoon sleep. His tactical rank was an indi- cation ol the soldierly qualities which should carrv him high in the armv. Calm and steady, he took the four year course in his stride, marking time until he could gel in the air force and flv. " ,IOHNN 0„,,..ral (3.2) Liiiitrnmil ( ) Coat Football Canwra Club Benny brought a pioneer spirit of enthusiasm and unselfishness with him to West Point. Hundreds of hours coaching classmates testify the latter. His favorite diversions consist of dragging, receiving letters, and joining bull sessions. All competitive team sports are to his liking. No matter what the task. Benny gives it his all. Wherever he goes, he can be counted upon to be a good advertisement for all West Point stands for. Corjiufal (2) Stars (4-3-2-1) Honor Committee (1) Howitzer Staff (2) Football (4-3) Numerals (4) H,K ' key (4) Baseball (4-2-1) Fishing Club (2-1) Tennis (3) Academic Coach Rifle Sharpshooter Pistol Alarksman Air Cadet JOHN W tl.l.lAM B KNES Fort Bi.iss. Texas Wiiiimat Cnortl CHARLES CALVEKT BENEDICT Greenoigh. Montana At Large 213 i:in AKU KLMEK BKANKTI Fort Clayton, Canai. Zone Ciiiigrcssi jiiiil STEPHEN OTTO BENNER McArthi ' R, Ohio Congressional Plebe year Olto became lamoiis lor wiiiiiiiijr the " k " iU . goH ' clubs. (jualiK iiij; in prunes, his " resumes. " and bis H.,1. smirk. K en alter recognition be remained in tbe |)id)lic and the T.D. ' s — eye. lie cherished his week-ends in New ' ork. but tliev were often limited because of the T.D. ' s interference: however, when lie ilid go he succeeded in covering himself with glory. Otto has alwavs iiad a deep respect for tbe Corps and its traditions. We will long remend)er bis (piiek wit anil ever- present friendliness. Irlinf! Ciriioml (3) Hundri ' dlli Mght SIkh, (I) Fishing Club {2-1) I ' isliil Sluirp luinii ' r Hijlc Slwrp.shooKT Marliini- Ciinnrr. 2iiil ( ' Ins Air Cadel Reing an " army brat ' ' Ed hails from nowhere in particular and everywhere in general. His ready wit and depen lahilit have earned him many enduring friend- sbi| s from Maine to Manila. Tbanks to a quick, active mind, be " got that aca- di-mic stuff weir and never wandered far from tbe first sections. Master of slip- stick. IJoodler habitue, and " s| n " soldier. Kd " s cadet career was a full and happy one. l.irlllilKlllI ( I Cliitit num. l-Jcctinn ijiinniilh ' l ,-l,„iing S,Mi,-ly (■l-:i) Skeet Club (3-2.1) I isti)l Slutrf sliaotfr RDWAHI) JOSEPH BIELECKI New York. New ork Congrcssiiinnl kEARIE LEE BERIO.JK. KiNGSViiXE, Texas Cungn ' ssiunal With a backgroiiiKl of tlu " best Iraditioiis of the AiiiiN, Ka e came to West Point (letennined to excel in ever thing that would make him tlie finest officer possihle. A leader from the first dav of " Heast Barracks, " lie won niihtar) and atiilelic honors with ease. Inspired h his father ' s example, Ka e has set for iiimsell a iiif;li goal in the service. We know he ' ll make it, just as he has succeeded here at West Point. " KAYE " Curpiiral (3-2) Football (4-3) ISumerah (4) Monogram (3) Track (l-3-2-t) unirrals (I) Major " 4 " (3-2-1) Choir (4-3-2-1) Rifle Sharpshooter Pistol Sharpshooter Air Cadet From Manhattan to West Point in one easy stride, Ed managed to " stay on Broadway " both academically and tactically. Ranking among the engineers with a minimum of studv, Kd alwa s had time to help a classmate over the scholastic hurdles. In spare moments one could often find him controlling a " boodle fight, dealing a good hand of bridge, or drawing cartoons for the Pointer, (iradualion finds him headed for the Engineers. The bridges he builds will be sturch . Lirnlrnani (I) Trork (1) Sinowiinii (l-l) t ' i stilt Slior islioiiter Lawrence entered Wesl Point with the Field Artillery as his goal, arrejiling in- cidental obstacles such as academics as convenient stepping stones toward his goal, lie passed nnperliirbeti llirough the West Point interlude, wearing stars each year as a nialter of course, lwa s ready to rat-race, or to lend an able hand in a boodle-fight, he preferred instead of dragging to S|)cnd his leisure lioiu ' s in the maze of wires that conceals the Radio Club. Slurs (t-3) F.-nri,,!- ( ;-•}) )( rrsllin (! ' ) Hn.lin dull (.3-2) After ser ing in the Idaho Naliorud (Juarcl. hob followed his brother ' s footsteps to West Point, lie quickh became such an indispensable member of the Kayco gang that no after-sup[)er-area-formation. water light, or football trip seemed (piite the same without " Charlie. " His staimch belief in his home state was often brought to everyone ' s attention b his own words. " The East is all right, but out in Idaho . ' ' A stead and considerate roommat( — a true friend. Corporal (2) Oipldiii ( ) Lacroxsi ' ( 1-3) Catholic Choir (4-3) I ' islol Miirlixiiiiiii RiJIr S „„y,v ,„„(,.r liidaiiiit " , liinin! (rrjri ' lii ' lirnail f ■0 ' 1 rnllffe III |ilav li k»illin; 11:1 W t 111 liakil Alllioufli ■DOliC " ,WiifC»l ROBERT TOMKINS BLAKE BoiSF. TnAiio Senatorial I.AWRENCI ' , Ii U()l.l) Ul in AiNDOVKK, M SSA :1IISETTS Cnlllircssiolial 216 ' " " «? siars ' " tia„rf ■fW(i2l il ' tajofli ' llil.liuloi Besting llie rigors of plebe aoadeniics proved an ins[)iration lo Leo. and despite last section drawing he moved easily to a spot above the middle of llie class. Undavmted bv anv rimt complex, he gained a well earned position as a regular on the boxing squad, convincing everyone thai coolness and aggressiveness imder fire are his natural heritage. His inherent good nature and sinccritv. as well as his broad perspective, are certain lo win lor him his birthright in the service. s,o r . lining ( 1.3-2) l umrrals (4) Minor " A " (2) A college graduate and athlete. Doug continued his pur|(Osei ' ul wa here. L nabli- to plav his favorite sport, lacrosse, because of four years previous participation, he willingK helped coach West Point teams for four years. His will to finish an task he undertakes made him a star man and will lake him far in the service. An habitual " draggoid " Doug could be found at the hop any Saturday night. Although taking Air (jorps training his goal is the Engineers. Icling CorpmnI (3) ( ' .(iriionil (2) Stars (3) Lacn.sse (4-3-2-1) Engineer Fiuitball (2) Cadet Concert Orchestra (4-3-2) Air Cadet LEO MOSE BLANCIIETT, JH. St. Pai ' i., Minnf,sot Cimaressiimal DOI (;i, S KIX; BM ' K l ' oi,ANi , iNev okk Ciiniiie siiinal 217 RAYMOND CECIL BRITTINGHAM, JR. Hampton, Virginia (Miigressional W III.I 1 DIKHOl.l) BK AI) 0 KKiiiiook. Pennsylvania i: iii!ircssi in il Hill had chatler that kept him in the iiiidsl of things. Making frit-nds was his h l)h ; doing favors was liis pleasure. Never out of place, he knew how and when to be serious and when to siippiv the laughs to be " the life of the party. " In the middle of his class in academics, he was tops in athletics with a good brand of football, basketball, swimming and lacrosse. His ver8atilit has the qualities of a successful arm career. {3-2-1) n,h (I) II iili-i Cfiniinil ( ' .iininiillrc (3-1) Iluinlrntih inlit Slioiv ( ) ( ' .(imp IHiiniiiKtlioti (3) l istnl Sliiirftshtnnrr SijiKish Cliih Air Cmlrl Fishing Club Chess Club graduate of V.M.I., Britt came to West Point with the reputation of a leader, student, and athlete: and he has surpassed all expectations in living up to this rcjiutation here at the Academv. With ver little effort, his natural abilities have made him a leader in everv activit in which be has participated. His congenial and considerate nature makes him an excellent roommate and a inucli rcs|)ccted classmate. Best of luck to a future officer with limitless potentialities! URITT " (:.„■!„ lh„n ml (3-2 I irr-l ' , zrr lirp Ulrnl (3) lluf, U,m i r, (13-2-1) Rifle h„ L„rn,s.r ( 1-3 2 Mmhine ( Timl. {2-1) Mr i:,ulrl risiiinft :i„h (2-1) I ' isliil l„rl.- , iiiiii (inn Mdihstnati 218 ■tu . i ifn trnvin ' mH ' ' JAMRS EDWARD BROOK Mebciuntsvii.le, New Jersey Irmv KICIIAKU HOWELL BROACH Brainerd, Minnesota Honur School Dick is one of those fellows that we can ' t liclp but like. " Kiill o " fun. " a boodler patron, super dragoid. semi-hivev, boxer, handball artist, and an ace on ice skates — that ' s our Dick. As a dragoid he has been quite the ladies ' man having had more than the usual number of cadet romances. lie enters the Air Corps — a branch which closely parallels his carefree. " happ go luck " nature — and couse(pientl should prove to be a successful ofliccr. Corporal { ' 2) Horkrvd) A iinicrafs Boxing (3-2) Rifir Mork num Pistoi Slitirpsh ontrr Xfacltinc ( un Marks Air Cadet What " 1 " Co. radio doesn ' t know the touch of " Rabbit ' s " capable fingers? Two vears a regidar soldier at the Signal School and Hawaii have left him with a quick sense of humor and an exceptional aptitude for " juice. " Always " hivey. he only studied what he liked — took things as they came and enjoyed life. Electricity being his onlv love , he knows it thoroughly. There ' s nothing half-way about .lim. West Point can be assured that this son will excel in his chosen branch. Srrgrant {1} Radio Clah Fishinfi I ' liil) Pistol Exprrt Machine Can Sharpshooter Rifle Marksman I9 Ken ciilcrcd West I ' oliil a lad rniiii Western Penns) h aiiia. who knew iiolliirip al)()iil inili(ai ' lile. and wlio could mil even stav in step. I ' lie lilooil ol I lie rudilarN man was in his veins though. an l Ken learned easilv not onl how to sla in step, hut also how to set the ste|). Ili e . amhitions and ersalile as well as rnriseien- tious. he is a credil to the JinelU and lo u Mma Mater. mil Mdjiir. 2n l lin. r.mllmll ( l-.i) Tnirk (.•() .S7.( Ctiih (3) I ' isldl Sh(iri sliiiiiti- Rifle Slmri slu nU-i 111 ' li It ma ha e taken Hoh several ears lo aetpiire an appoiulmetil. hut onee in this en ironnient he fitted perfectly. Bob. suave in manner and appearance, established himself here as have several generations of bis family before him. tactician and not a scholar. Bob found the more practical men inhabited the lower sections. I lowever. during his four ears he obtained full benefit of West Point professionally, and his eas friendliness won him friends wholl be glad to sa . " 1 knew him when . . . Liiiiiiiumt (1) l jicrl tiijlcmaii I ' hint Mmhsimm Mn.hinr (.,in Marl.- KENNETH ECKEUNI) HI KM, Em (;h 1,1 MOWN. Peinnsylvama (Juifurssioiiiil 220 " » ««llliDJ ' ' " " lililarv ' ■ ' ■ ' i " ' ifn. ' • ' lablislinl i lMai) anii nilf-ionallv. I Im him Duriiifi Bi ' asI Barrarks. Cliarlc ami I d;oI acqiiainU ' d in tlie Mess Hall, where we smirked our meals awa and (oiinded a great comradesliij). (Jliarley had his serapes with the Aeademie Departiiieiil, and often I have heard him mutter " I hate this plaee! " — but he caii " t Cool me. I know how proud he is to he here and he able to sav it. and I know, too. that when our paths fork in loss ol a roommate will he the army ' s gain of an offieer. ,.„„ ( ) (.Vir.ss Clnh il-3-2-1) Alarhine Gun Afarksmaii Rijlf Miirksinan Straight from Oanhrook came our Loehinvar Irom the Mid-west. He speedil joined the ranks of the struggling academic bourgoisie. His friendly, unassiuning wa s have won him man close friends. Sports pla ed an important part in his Cadet career, as his physique well shows. Life has been rugged for him at times, but his " better to have loved and lost " philosophy has carried him over the many rough spots admiraliK. The ir dorps is receiving an ardent airman and a talented oniccr. hotter {1-3-2) irsllinf!, {I -3- 1) iinirr(ils (4) " B " Sijuad Choir {t-3-2-I) II riiihl l.ijlinfi Clnh {2-1 I ' isliil Shnr ishiKilcr liijir Marksman Air Cadet CHARLES HERBERT BURR. JR. Kansas City. Kwsvs Cannrrs ional ,I MES EMERSON BUSH, JR. J (KM)N. Michigan Ci)n«rfssit nnl 221 KEITH EDWARD CANELLA Santa Ana, California Congre.saional RALPH LINCOLN CADWALLADER Bettendorf, Iowa Army I From Iowa, where the tall eorn grows, came this cadet — through the army, the hard wav, to West Point. Here Ralph held steadfastly to his one aim — to make himself into a good leader. Not forgetting to aid friends, he spent many an evening helping some " goat " understand ealeuhis. No doubt, several men sta ed at the Academy thanks to their coaching from " ( ' ad. " " Cad " now goes hack to the armv, an ollicer j)roud of his West Point Iraining and ready to make I lie most of il. ' " CAD " " Sniff Srifii-iini Ch. ' ss Cliih (1) (Juulijiril Mu biiic dinner I Jav,. 1 MK al arlion I ami al aWvei •ED- " Speed, one minute ' till assemhh , " and Keilh ainhles out to ranks. This refusal l get upset over a mass of rules and regulations made for a continual tangle with the T.D. " Butch " might have worn his stars for two more years if his unselfish interest in helping others with their academic troubles had not taken so much of his time. He excelled at his favorite sport, tennis, and quarterbacked the Engi- neers against the Goats, proving his athletic ability. Keilh will forsake the the Air Corps. ] Kngineers for his first h ■HUTCH " Slurs (I) ■m.s Tennis il-3-2-l) nmerals ( ) finor ■■ r (3-2-1) II resllinii (2-1) Engineer FmillmU (2) Debnlinf!, Smiely (t-3-2-1) Aeadrmic C.mirh {I-3-2-1) Air ( fillet 222 ' MERLE L. CAREY Marlborough, Massachusetts Congressional EDMUND JAMES CARBERRY San Francisco, California Armv West Point got a break when Kd sauntered in. Tlie motivating power al Saint Ignatius Higli. he contented himself here with reveries of his former, more " active " days. Those incredible remembrances, coining from such a sleep v -looking guv, were always good for laughs; yet those few times we watched him churn into action made us wonder how much was fiction. With liis shaggv mane, tenor voice, and absolutely impenetrable complacency, " ( arb " stood head and shoulders above a company of " tall " personalities. ' ED- Svrgrtint {!) .«(■ ,««- Tcnm {1-3-2-1) Major " A " (2-1) Class Numerals (4) Monogram (3) Colliolir Choir (1-3-2-1) Che Chill (1-3-2-1) HunilrrMi Mglil Show (1-3-1) HiJIe Marksman A graduate of Boston College, Merle has remained a staunch Yankee despite his furlough visit to the sunny South. Care-free and congenial, he was alwa s ready for a good " bull session " or an afternoon outside, on the Plain or hiking in the hills. Possessing a ready ability with any racket. Merle was a leader in lacrosse, tennis, and squash. Elected Honor Representative by his company classmates, he was given a position only fitting to his own high moral standards. " PORKY " Corporal (3-2) Regimental Sapply Offieer (I) Laerosse (1.3-2-1) nmerals (t) Hockey (7) Squash Club (3-2-1) Fishing Club (2-1) Camera Club (3-2) irailemie Coach (4-3) Honor Committee (I Rifle Sharpshooter a A N r A R Y 223 Up from the bavous of Louisiana carnt ' lliis true son of the South. ITis dislinrtive aecent proved a source of amusement for his fellow cadets and an attraction lor llic femmes. In spite of Tic ' s love of good books and red comforter, he managed to rank, high in his class and was aUva s read to coach his classmates. An easv going, good-natured tempcramcnl ihal has won many friends lor Tic will he an asset to him in the Air Corps. Srrorant ( ) Acatit ' inic Caach (3-2) Fisliiiifi Club (2-1) RiJIv Exprrl Pistol Mfirhsnifin Air C.,i,l,i nnie " is a source of iiilinitc wonder to those who know how much he can accomplish in so little time. With a genius for circumventing non-essentials he has (ccn able to temper the rigors of the " s stem " with two hours of pleasure-reading ' most every night, " boodlers " at random moments, and perennial attendance at ho])s. His proven ability for quick comprehension an l coolness amidst the most lurbulent of cadet days presage a hrillianl career for him in the rm Air C orps. JOHNNIE " Dialrrlir Soli, l Siinilav Srlioo 1 Corporal (2) Shi Club Unuilzer Staff (2-1) Coinrni Cluh Copy Editor (2) I ' oinirr Rusini ' ss Manager (I) I ' istol (1) rlwr {3-2-1} Hi lr Shorp-hoolir I ' i lol MorLsnioii Machine Can 2nd Class Gunner Air Cadet BvTun to. « he 111 cation. I -piDDI Voik: I all. A (I uiilbe iikiijiiin ii|Hiii bi ibn il itf lra[ ■jur- Hundredth Mght Show (4-3) JOHN CROCKER CATLIN Normal, Illinois Senatorial THOMAS ISAAC CARY Jena, Louisiana Senatorial 22 1 I • ' ' Ktillftivf " fJ ' lionf,, ' " «iaDa«fi| ' " ■ W fa-i ' ■•illkan tllirii li, " niiathelias i«irp.n i iii ' itilanff at «l»t ibf niosi I (ir Corps. lU Tuiiicrs own definition " Gotrs Coiinli) " " is all west of tlie Mississippi. With this prt ' inisc, an easv-going tenipcrainenl and jtcrscveraufe for a start, this typical " M " ' Co. West Pointer, has diligently prepared himself to fill a doughboy ' s shoes as he has alwa s wanted. With a rare abilit to distinguish between the trivial and the worthwhile he labored hard at the things that counted. Completely un- selfish and a real friend he can always be counted on in a pinch. Without (pialifi- eation, he ' s a good man for the Army. " PL DDLK-JLIMPEK " Srrfirant ( ) Track (I-3-2-I) Sifirnrnin (3-2-1) Fishinu Cliih (I) Cross Country (4) Pistol Alarksnum Voila! Our handsome wrestling captain. C harm. intelligence, wit — he has them all. A determined, never-sav-die spirit has carried him through countless tussles on the mat. Unfortunately, however — as with all handsome men — there is the ubiquitous female problem. Perhaps, some day, an aspiring Boswell will take it upon himself to write thoroughlv of Jim ' s incredibly complex love life. But until then it appears that it will rest upon his two faithful wives to extricate him from the traps set bv scheming women — into which he so easily falls. •JIM- Corporal [2) Livatetiant ( ) W resiling (1-3-2-1) Captain resiling (I) Choir (4-3-2-1) Minor " A " (3-2-1) f TURNER MASON CHAMBLISS, JR. S N Antonio, Texas At Large JIMMV STEVE CHANGARFS Di HH M, North Carolina Congressional 225 WENDELL LAPSLEV CLEMENSON. JR. Fort Benninc, Georgia Army VICTOR ANTHONY CHERBAK. JR. Alta Loma, California Appointed from Alaska Cradnation and the Air Corps have been Vic ' s goal during his enlirc (our years at the Aradeniv. Never losing sight of this goal lie has worked hard and in spite of numerous brushes with the Aeadeinie Department has always remained one step ahi ' ad. However, Vic has still fuimd lime to excel on the athletic field and dragging j ro femmes. particularly from Philadelphia. His greatest thrill came when he met s brother on the soccer field at Annapolis. To the Air Corps goes c with a perseverance that insures success. (l-:i-2-l) iimin,ls {4) Mill,,,- " A " (2-1) Huwilzei (1-3-2-1) Adierlisiiifi Manager (I) Cliess Club (i) Ski (Jul, (2.1) Cdnifi Illaniinaliiin (3) I ' islnl Sluirit- lini,li-r Air Cutlet ( ' lem breezed through Plebe year ith an inertia that easily tarried him through the next three. A constant certaiiit of being " D on the whol ' " ' kept him high in academics. Indifferent to the T.D.. he has never read a dail) bulletin and )et maile all formations, gathering but lew demos. Seeming indifference cloaks a conscientious application to all duties. This, and his frank sincerit , have gained him a reputation for de])endabilit . A man easy to know and long to be remembered. cli:m- Cnrpurul (2) Sergeant (I) Humlretlth ISight Slum- (t-3-2-1) hiuleclir Snarly I ' ixtdl Sli(iri}sliiitiler 226 JAMES JUSTUS COBB Sioux Citv, Iowa Congressional iiiqrii ' ar-al ml in -filf I ' f ml iiri; n« n Vlr iiilb a I bug ihMf ' ' pihimliiilii " ,IMin « ' ' ! ' ..biifjaiof ' Jimmv is one of those rare individuals who. ahiioiii h always ready to play a practical joke, can be serious when need be: althouffh in lifferent in academics, he was still a hive, capable and dependable. Plcbe ear he suddenly blossomed into a fine lacrosse pla er. and since has been a toufjli man to beat in the niidlicld. He has had his share of " affaires d " amour " but has come through unscathed. X e think he ' ll go far in the Air (Jorps. " JIMM ' Corporal (2) Lacrosse (4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Major " A " (3-2-1) Basketball (4-3) Numerals (4) Catholic Chapel Choir (4) i ' lslol Marksman Rifle Marksman Machine Gun Morksmon Air Cailel Although he knew nothing of the Army when he entered West Point, Cobbo absorbed the knowledge offered him quickly and efficiently, as is his way, and wore stripes from yearling year on. A dyed in the wool " B " Squad footballer, a lOOth INite Show ' " femme, " he met academics as they came, worrying neither about stars or foundation. A s mpathetic friend, a good wife, he will make an officer whom the Coast Artillery will be proud to claim as its own. Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (I) lootlmll (1-3-2-1) Monofinnn (2-1) llunibrMi i!iht Shoic (3-2-1) Honor Committee (1) Camera Club (3-2-1) Fishin«Club (1) I ' istol Marksnuni Rijle Marksman Machine Gun Marksmii l ' H£il». : .0 . . iling the polo |)oriii ' s and cxclianging piinclu ' s in tlie boxing; room to " swing- ing " at the liops, Dick led a varied life at West Point. His interest in the Academy and in his iriends never slackened, nor did his good nature and understanding ever fail to console a less contented " wife, " He not onlv took advantage of cverv opj)ortunity to have a good time, as most of us did, hut he also took advantage of the nian opportunities to work. Dick gave the best to every one. TlifCi i ' lu.ml Ci) (:.„,,nrnl (2) H nll Slit. Major (I) Boxinn {2-1) (hfl CiimmilU ' e {2-1) Rijlv Miirksmim Being horn into the Arnn . Joe lost no time setting his heart on Vk est Point, ided h) his heritage and a love of the outdoors, four years at the Academy have given him the professional qualifications for a real soldier. It is his constant good nature and heart laugh that realh distinguishes him. In the field of domestic relations Joe has lieen particularK luck . and the Arni is gaining a pair that will enliven many a dinner parly after grathiation. Ailing Oil i ural (3) Cdrpiirul (2) Lii ' utvmint ( ) Bashrlhnll ( ) CriKs C. iiiiilr (2-1) Truck (1-3-2.1) Fishinfi Club (I) llumlrrillli ii:lit Show (4) I ' Uwl Mm Iceman main » llT- Dimrnr ' - l,frn III ml anil llir aJiii l]liailr. Iif -lioul ■am JOSEPH BARTHOLOMEW CONMV. JR. St. Pa I ' I., Minnesota Senutorial UICIIAKI) Al l)l)() COMBS New Rochelle, New Okk Con rrssioiial 228 " " I ' lJfOt ' plfll The Georgia Cookie is one of the most unusual engineers lo ever liit West Point his study periods eonsisted of reading good books, smoking big black cigars, and writing hundreds of letters. Cookies recreation was equally as strenuous: a three to six work out on the red comforter. His abilit lo plax the piano has lighlened many a gloonn Sunday. A congenial ( ' oni|iani ri. an able cadet — surely a fine soldier. Liiuliiuiiit (I) Din; In, Cithiill,- Choir (I) Cutlmlic Choir (1-3-2-1) ConifHinv l iiinti ' r Rr ircsi CIcr Clllh Ci) ■I Onhrsini ( l-:i) Cumwiltrr (I) Gerr lives up to his good old Irish name, (iood natured about all things, his quick wit and his infectious smile have won him many friends among his classmates and the admiring femnies. His love for the red comforter kept him off many Corps Stpiads. but he was always readx for a round of fuu in an form. natural leader, he should go far in the branch that he chooses. " (;ERRV ' Corporiil (2) lAriiiriiunl ( ) Basketball (7) Cri ' si Commitlc, ' (4) Kiiiii Comniittt ' i- (3-2) Sunday School Trachrr (3-. RiJIo Marksman WALTER HUGH Cook. Il{. ti. nt . (xEORGIA rnt t;EUARi) iN(.i. i r iiii(,K (:os(;r()ve New obk. New ork Conarcssional 229 Mi ESLEY JAMES CURTIS Seligman, Missouri Congressional ARVID PAUL CROONOllST Augusta, Georgia Cungrcssional lie made his hit in plebe year «illi a hrace strongly resenil)hng a toteiii pole. With no let up in ambition during successive years he reaped more renown with his record breaking swiniming skill. Hut not all of his efforts were in a serious light for second onlv to his persistency in swimming training was his never ending devotion to dragging. Years to come are certain to find " C.Q. " still setting records in whatever he atlem|)ts. Co.Irt Corporal {2) Cor,,or„l (2) lAfiilvmmt ( ) Sirirnniiiifi {t -3-2-1) Minor " A " (1-3-2-1) Star (3-2) Track ( ) Election Commill Rifle Marksman Pistol Expert (3-2-1) Kx-college bov and ex-privale soldier, Curtis has sauntered thniiigh West Point, harried onlv h the Department of Modern Languages. A firm believer in the theory of conservation of energ he has never wasted a tenth but has spent most of his time contein[)laling the " transitory qualities of human existence " instead mjugating and integrating. Cautious and practical in accepting new theories but stubborn in the defense of what he knows is right. Wes will make a line oHicer. I |{(»L(;K I ' KAUX " Corpitral (2) Staff Sergeant Cadet Concert Orchestra (i) 230 JOHN FREDERICK DAYE, JR. ()AKI.A D, California Congrcssiimal 1 CLARENCE M. DAVENPORT. JR. Uetkoit, Michigan Cvn ' ressioiiul I Hm polf. r f ' ll " »n iili r in 1 riiiiii . nrlfffflfc . lliii! words " CM. " came from tlie liniversitv of Detroit, where lie was tliini in liis elass. majorinfj in eliemistr and iiiinoring in nialhematies and philosopln . Tlial baek- ground was an invaluable aid to him in siieeessfiilly pursuing his work, at West Point, lie is an eflficient and eonseientious person, wiio spends much of his span- time " boning " things military. With his West Point training and his wide expe- rience as a leader of )oung peo[)l ' " s groujis. he ill be at home among troo[)s. " CM. " Si;g,-iinl (1) iflrur in lli ' wt " ™ ' , iro ibfoni " " Black .Tack " niav well be called the clown of the company; for four years he has thoroughly entertained his man friends. An all around athlete, his possibilities as a swimmer were cut short by a " run-in " with the T.D. With the femmes Jack has all the potentialities of a " lover, " but he prefers the company of his red com- forter. Vi-ith everything, sense of humor and all, " Black Jack " has that serious- ness which will make for a successful career. " BEACK JACk " Corpural (2) Fvolball (?) [.across,- (i) Sifininiin ( - ' }) i iiin( ' rals ( ) Boxing (2) Kijl,- Mmksman M,irl,in,(:iin.2n,l Clus Ml Cailcl 231 Friendly and sincere ar ' umiU llial sciiii lo be written on Bill ' s faee. His pleasant smile is always present no rnallcr licrc Bill may be — in class, at the gym, or around barracks. On seeinji him it makes one feel the same way — Happy. Coming lere after a year in the Arm , Bill was equi[)ped with an invaluable judgment of people and a store of common sense. With sucii admirable (piaiilics for an officer. Pappy will go a long way in the Service. lliriiiijb ' inlflei (Mlimrnl (2) l.urlnssr { 1-3) r.mlhall (I) Chnir (l-:i-2.l) r .ivs iinirnils ( .) ' is ,, l„rksnw,i liijlr MtiiLsinai, Air Cmlrl carfff- ■ ' DRACC If punning is a sin, r.( ).. is iicaded for Hades: his outstanding vice being that he aiwa s twists a good word into a puuN pun. To bis credit, he was one of those who led with an innate nonchalance. Some remember bim as a martinet, but we who knew him intimately know only too well that he was quite capable of humane actions, [jarticidarlv where any loveh femmes were concerned. Four ears a Polo Squad reliable — we know it will be a radical ciiangc from horses to tanks, but best of luck in the Armored Force. VA). •T.Q. " Acting Corjxirat (3) Corpttrat (2) riv Cfiflet Battaliim Cnnih Kr iimrnlal Cnmma _ tcaiUmir Coach l ' nl„{l-:i-2.I) iinwnils ( ) Miinugrum {3-2) Minor " A ' ' (1) „lcr ( I ) Engineer Foolhull Ring Cumwittt ' v (1-3-2-1) Camera Cliih S(iiia.sli CI ah Fishing Club Pistol Expert jiiiokv I rver-fail mill him him THOMAS QUINTON DONALDSON, IV WAslU «;TO , D. C. At Large WILLIAM FKEDEKICk DOI.in Ou, (JTY, PeNNSVI.VANIA Ciingressidllnl 232 I Good natured. amiable Dragg . the pride of Fort Sroll. liad his anxious moments plebe vear — botli of academie and gymnastic natures. However, dauntless Draggy throiigli dihgent apphcation managed to overcome his difficulties. Plebe year completed. Draggv found he could devote more lime to his favorite hobby, class- ical music. An excellent conversationalist. Draggy could hold his own in any discussion. Outwardly easv going. Draggy has a knack of accomplishing whatever he sets out to do. a trait which will stand him in good stead throughout his army career. First Sciiiciint ;„„i i;,„ii,nii (2) Hiinilri ' illh ISiglit Slioir ( ) Camera Club (7) ' , „ A , ,7..vm(Hi Smokv Joe was ever one " s friend, plebes included. His easy-going nature and never-failing humor stood him well through the four years and will continue to mark him in the service. He excelled on the field of sport as well as in the class- room, being one of those chosen few who didn ' t have to study. And it was well, for corresponding with a large O.A.O. squad left little time. We all hope to serve with him again. Football {4-3) llrrsllinii (3-2.I) li„,l,mir Coach (! ' ) ]lun,lr,dth Mght Slwu- (2-1) fTntrr Carnival (3) I ' iatiil Sliarfislliiolcr Air Cailrt EDWARD ALLEN DORAN San Francisco, California Conaressioital JOSEPH HARRISON DOVER SiKESTON, Mlssoi ' Ri Coiiun ' ssiiiiial 2.33 JOHN LEOPOLD DVORAK Omaha, Nebraska Congressional lAMKS LIvSME Df) ' I,E Uaki.am), Cm.ifokma Congressionul Eacli )ear graduation takes its loll of good iiifii from llic (]or|is. and .lini ranks at the top of this hst in the class of ' 43. As a plebe lie discovered that he could overcome the hardships of West Point without rufHing his calm and easv going manner. Kven the difliculties that he encountered with the Tactical Dej)artment were not enough to scuff this placid exterior which serves as a cover for an efficient and conscientious worker - the kind of man that our rnn ne -ds. ■■l ' ()IM ' - Corimml Ci) hoollmll (1) Mnnngrum (4) Coal Foolhall (2) Fishinii Club (2-1) Handball Cluh (2-1) Cllrss Club (l:i) Rijlf llxprrl Pistol Expert Machine Gun i.xprri iir Cadet A whole freight train was necessarv to roll Moe from the Mid-west, but extra avoirdupois has bothered the T.D. much more than Moe. He brought lots of indisputable Nebraska logic which undoubtedK helped him to star in goat foot- ball, lie is a good card placer and has apjtlied his ability frequently and lucratively. His love life is unshakable and will surelv prove so alwavs. Life with Moe has been cheerful and sometimes reached a point of hilarilv. Good humor and abililv will provide him with a successful arni career. earn (I) Camera ( ' lab (3-2) Fishin ! Club (2-1) Rijle Marksman Miiau) Ihrbt a star ir kl of I Jadrcai m an. " f-BERl t»(»nij i ' i III ' H n- m ii I ' liipleof lla ri -VvO|, 2.34 HENRY JOHN EBREY, JR. Lansdowne, Pennsylvania Congressional ml Jim rani ililulhrouulil Mil »ti piin; rjl llfpilllllflll |..r.l.b«l ' ' " GEORGE MAYER EBERLE X ASHINGTON, D. C. Al Large " Small acorns do inightv oaks make. " " ' riioiigli (icorgc was destined to remain in the last platoon, his sonorous voice announced his presence to others. He was not a star man. mainly because of his uncpienchable ability to fall asleep over the best of texts — awakening often from the jolt of a superhuman dismount as he daydreamed through unbelievable high bar routines. He has engraved his friend- liness and honest conviction in the hearts of his classmates forever. •K-HKKl " Cnri,„ral (3-2) Kcfiiineiiliil idjiiliiiu (I) Sorreril) jSumerals (4) Gvmnastics {4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Miliar ■ " . " " (2) Major " 1 " (3) (jiptain (1) Inlereottesiiale High Bar Cliarnpion (3) Pistol Sliarpshouter Rifle Sharpshooter " li its worth doing, it ' s worth doing well " was ihc motto h which Ebe lived at the Acadenu. During the six week da s when he wasn ' t " boning " academics Ebe was on the soccer field where his athletic abilities earned him two " A " s " and a couple of Navy stars. The seventh day he sang in the Cadet Chapel Choir. The one flaw in his cadet career proved to be his love life which left him with " just memories " and two pictures. " EBE- Corporal (2) Supply Officer, First Bn. (i) Soccer (4-3-2-1) Class } iiniera!s ( ) Minor ' A- (2) Choir (4-3-2-1) Hundredth Mght Shoiv (I) Fishing I ' Jub Pistol Sharpshooter Rifle Sharpshooter Machine Can Marksman J A N U A H Y 235 Bob " s carefree and easv going wavs are as rharacteristie of him as his ever filled pipe, lie plaved " C " Squad fool hall, hnl soon learned the pleasures of a red eoni- lorter and the reading of ficlioti. lie look nian a hazing about his nixlhieal hald s| ()l, hut after four years claims llial il is growing in again. In amhilions. friends, ideals, and making the one miinilc hell he remained consislenl. On gradualion he hopes to handle a wife and a plane. " BOB- i;„iii,„ii ( ;) l-ishinu CInh (U-l) Hi lr lurl,-„i Ur C,i,l.-l ;,»• , „■„ (.{) I ' islnl S „„y,,v ,„,, ,-r Mis pn ' sence al e er ral-raee. hull session, and Boodler formation made Vce a larler member of the " league of good-fellows. " ' In spite of his love for his red eomforler. his academic agilitv and his disposition made a Mecca for goats of our room. An individualist from the ver beginning, that four years at West Point could not change, it is the sort of individualism that will make Ace welcome wherever he mav go. irimt (I) rs (2-1) Uwlrwir Ciarh {l-:i-L ' -l) CiiiiiTii CInh (;-.•{) Shi Club {1-3-1) C.lwss CInh (I) l-Mi imrr hmlhnll (2) rishini: CInh (I) Rijlc Marksman Hsial SliarpsUaalrr li()Bi;iM ' 1,()(; I ' .DW M«I)S Kooiiiiin SK. li.l.iNoi- Ciinnicssitiniil " H " . (nuiilj. Gifteil witli those intangible qualities of leadership. Dick leaves West Point with a fine record as a cadet. Mis interest in the fine arts and love of good books made him an excellent conversationalist, ever ready to defend his beliefs: few of his classmates ever came out of an argimient with him unscathed. Outwardlv indif- ferent at times, Dick managed, with the minimum of i-fforl. to maintain his stand- ing as a " hive. " To the engineers he dej)arts, a true friend, at last getting his chance " to build a bridge. " ■DlCk " Curpornl (2) Licillriiillll ( ) Cmlel Chapel Choir (1-3-2-1) Enginoer Fiiolball (2) Che Club (3) Riflr Marhsman Pistol Mnrksman Machine Can Marksman A ear at Tulane prepared " Foost " well enough so that academics gave him no trouble. With verv little effort he ranked well up in the class, ith his intense interest in women, he let hardl a week-end pass without dragging. After being on the squad in both football and track plebc year he realized that he was no star athlete. lie tackled sports from then on soleK for the sake of enjoyment. Golf, tennis and squash were his favorites. Well likcfl. versatile, and conscientious, he will al a s be a credit to the Corps. " KOOST " Acting Corporal (3) Lieutenant (I) Stars (2) Football U) Track (I) Tennis Manager (3-2-1) HiJU ' Marksman Machine Cunner. 2nil Cla RICHARD LEWIS EVANS Casper, Aoming Senatorial EDMOND LAWRENCE FAUST, JR. New Ori-eans, Loiisiana Congressional 237 JOHN HElM( 1 i: iii i:K.sroN, JR. Honolulu, Territory of Ha« Ay[ Al Large ROBERT HUGH FAUTT, JR. Pulaski. Tennessee Congressional A warm, friendly smile and an easv-going manner have endeared Bobby to all who know him. Four years of earnest and determined work have not changed his manner nor dimmed his smile. Equally at home on the athletic field or on the dance- floor. Bobby enjoyed life at the Academv and made the stay of others enjoyable. Coiirteousness. a love of fair plav, honest , and Io alty to all the high ideals ol West Point foreshadow a bright future for him. •BOBB " i " ■:„ri.,.n,l (2) Boxing (1-2) Fishing Cluh II eight Li ling Cluh Rijlc Sharpshooter Pistol Marksman Air Cadet Jack came to West Point with the firm resolve to become a good soldier. Super- spoonoid, conscientious in duty, he pursued with characteristic determination his chosen work. Week-ends, while other men were out dragging. Jack could be found at home studying Napoleon or Clausewitz. A non-dragoid by choice, the extent of his social activities has been occasional obligatory attendances at Army dinner parties. We predict that Jack will realize his ambition in becoming a good officer in the Armv. 7ACK " First Sergeant Polo ( ) Fishing Club {2-1) Rifle Marksman Pistol Marksman 238 ROBERT RALPH FISHEL Denver, Colorado Sennlorial CHARLES ROBERT FINLEVJR. EoRT W ORDEN. V4SH1N(;T( N ( ' .iiiignxsioiKil Aptly nicknamed. Hap was happy even as a plebe when tlie First Classmen asked him if he were " still Ilappv. " Whatever Hap did — playing or watching a sport, going to the Boodler ' s for a coke and bull session, placing a practical joke, or dragging — he did with a zest for living. No lover of texts, he studied well when he had to. He will succeed in those two things lie lias awaited for ioiir years — marriage and the Arm . AdjutanI I ' iisl lin. n ri ' stling {I-3-2.I) Manager ' s " I " ( ) Gift Commitlee Rvpri ' scnKilii Fishing dull Camera CAiib Rifle Marksman Afachine Gun Marksma Sleeping and " rat racing " were Hohlt) s favorite pastimes. Afternoons in Yearling sinniner camp usually found him. water bucket in hand, dampening the spirits o belligerent Hankers. A good anah tical mind and three years of college kept Bobby near the top of iiis class with a minimum of study, much of his study time being devoted to coaching classmates and underclassmen. Scholar, athlete, music lover, soldier, friend — Bobby, with his indomitable will to win, will go far in the Army — and the Air Corps. mM Corporal (3-2) Stars (2) Soccer (3-2) Wrestling {4-3-2) Minor " A " (2) Engineer Football (2) Cheer Leader {1) Cadet Instructor (1) Academic Coach (4-3-2-1) Chess Club (4-3) Camera Club (4-3) Ski Club (4-3-2-1) Christian Science R ' Rifle Sharpshooter Air Cadet From fraternity house to barracks was quite a change in Lowell ' s life; neverthe- less, he has done well here from the first, and his knowledge of mathematics has helped many a goat through diflicult days. Although he has not participated in (. ' orps Squad athletics, he has j)roved himstdf a good all around athlete on the various inlramin-al teams. His good sense and conscientiousness, which have won him friends and respect here, will carry him a long way in the service. Corpora} (2) l-.niiinrrr louilmll (2) Aaiilrmir Cmrh (3-2) Si llilalt C.ltlh Hog has not earned the athletic " A. " hut he is the possessor of the three " A ' s " of a good roommate, a good man, and a good oflicer — Affahility, Amiability, and Al)ilit . No former acquaintance awaited his entrance, but his easy going manner soon won him a host of friends. The English Department gave him a battle the first two vears, but he has not been a total stranger to the first section world in other subjects. I ' isUtl Sluiriisliiiiilcr KiJIr Miirhsiiiiiii TIlii (ii ' Rarrack ' u ' a an , over com •rfll |jlfl aliiav- iiasllifi Bfflofli LOWELL BOYD FISIIKR (ii.iDDEN, Towv Congrcssitiiiiil 240 ' " " I ' ll- on ' ' ' " libatM, .• " " iimaninT » I baiilf ilif •■• ' • " n »«l(l in This fair-haired Miiiiiesotan started ronspi euoiisly by arriving late for Beast Barracks. Naturally eas -going, though, the somewhat startling system dazed him but briefly. The remainder of his eareer Bob remained fairly composed for an " I " Co. file. Was troubled slightly by academics plebe year, but not at a since. Rates high with the femines, upheld the " I " Co. basketball team for three years, and is not adverse to poker, rat -races, or boodle fights. The " Coast " takes over come graduation. " BOB " Corporal (2) Lieutenant (i) Basketball (4) Track ( ) Aca,l,mic Coach (I ' l Eiectioit ( ' oniinittee {3-2-}) Camera Cluh (3) Ski Club (3-2-1) Pistol Marksman As lough as " Beast Barracks " was, " Flywheel " spun through with little difliiult Hockey season came none too soon for him. lie has played four seasons and has seen plenty of action. Academics never bothered him, and, fortunately, he wai always present to coach in French. If a man ever wanted a favor, " Flywheel was the man to see. Always willing to lend a hand and always ready with a smile Best of luck. " Fl wheel, " with the Field Artillery. ' FLYWHEEL Lieutenant (1) Hockey (4-3-2-1) Catholic Choir (4-3-2-1) Rifle Marksman Machine Gun Marksmi ROBERT EMIL FISS Fairfax, Mimvesota Conaressional y EDWARD MICHAEL FLANAGAN, JR. Saugerties, New York Congressional 241 W II. I, I M II ES FRITZ )NESDAi.K, Pennsylvania Congressional JAMES OLIVER FRANKOSKY Fargo, North Dakota Congressional Hailing from North Dakota. Frank is one of the best Hketl men in the Corps. Academically, he stood ver high with a liking for mathematical suhjects. He has established a fine four year record in both hockey and soccer ... in fact, he was captain of the soccer squad. Viewing these achievements, we do not doubt his ability to bring his two ambitions — marrying his O.A.O., Alice, and becoming an outstanding officer — to successful conclusions. Ill II emv, Fi •iiilfd ( lilTf fl« iiifjnl J viclioii! " FRANK " (jyrpurtil {3-2) Soccer (4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Minor " A " (3-2) Captain (I) Hockey (4-3-2-1) Numerals (• ■) Monogram (3) Major " A " (2) Minor " A " (1) Lacrosse (4) Pistol Marksman Air Cadet " Live and let live " is frill ' s motto. His poker face masks a lively sense of humor and his fanciful imagination amazes his manv friends. Natural ability won him a rcs|« ' (table academic ranking. Tops as a roommate, I surrender him to his O.A.O. Hill is unruflled, even at reveille, and quiets down as the day progresses. Unassum- ing, he is content in the knowledge that his capabilities will carr him far in military circles where suggestion outweighs demand. •HILL " StaJJ Scrgcanl Track (1-3.2-1) Cross Country (3-2-1) Minor " A " (3-1) Camera Club (1-3-2-1) Fishing Club (2-1) I ' islol Marksman Rijle Marksman Tliref V( ' ifin ai liai lie 242 CLOU(;H FARRAR GEE, HI Winter Pahk. Florida Scnalcrial klRB ALEXANDER GEAN Fresno, C lifornia Senatorial M ihf (.«r|)-. ili|«l-.llfb m IkI. hf »af iii ( ilniilil hi; il InMiniiii! an .„. (i(liiiiii " f lilt min him lUtlninil ' " " Quiet, iiiiassiiiiiiiig. good-na lured Kirli honed more friends llian files al llie Acad- emy. For three successive years, he expertly bore " M " Co ' .s guidon, a spot just suited for this six foot six CaUfornian. Academics were easy for him — Athletics were for pure enjoyment to him — the T.D. seldom dominated him — free time meant a pipe and a good book to him. His good old common sense and firm con- victions should command for him the respect in the service he won here. Staff Sergeant Busl.vlhall (7) Track ( ) Handball Club (3-2-1) Fishing Club (1 Gift Representative Pistol Marksman Three years at the Citadel gave him a start toward a career. His progress has been noteworthy. Mutt was ready for things as they came, plebe year, yearling academ- ics — His satisfaction was going through everything as it came, and still looking forward to what was to come. He has become well known in the Corps, and his being among us has helped make the hard parts easy. A person who knows exactly what he wants of life, he has a determination that should get it. " MUTT " Corporal (2) Polo ( ) Engineer Football (2) Ski Club {2-1) Fishing Club (2-1) Pistol Expert Air Cadet I as OIK ' of the luckv few who are able lo ride easily tlirough academics with mum of sliuhing. He was consistently an outstanding figure in company cs. He always liad a friendK word for everyone; thif lus his familiar smile. unfailing good humor, and eas going, yet enthusiastic. de won him man lasting friendships. ,Taci will he an asset to any outfit wH. ■ ' ;ich he may serve. and he will alwa s he held in the highest regard h ail wlio know him. iim,-ml. ' . ( ) Canirn, Cliih il.3-2-1) Fishinii Cliih {2-1) Pisuil Ex ierl Rijh- Kxporl Air Cmlrl Hank ' I |,»iillf-f ir (illlfl marl « Remember " Easterbunnv " " of " Malum In Se " ? That was just on of the many accomplishments of our friend. Art. He has been a steady and dependable friend. s in his lriendslii|)s he has been dependable in an capacity assigned him. Art is not the most brilliant student in our class, hut he is one of the hardest workers. Thanks to work he was headed straight for the Engineers, but now the Air Corps has stolen him awa . Hajjpv landings. Art. Kijh (! ' ) Dialerlic Suciety {4-3) Howilzrr Rppresenlutivi Pointri (2) {!) Academic Cmuh (3-2-1) Chess Club (1-3-2-1) Ri fe Marksman Macliiiif Gun M irhsm ui mil an li ak lie ,in am I. am iliiiiil III [inifpmn ARTHUR BEARDSLEV GRACE, JK. MoNTCLAiR, New Jersey Congressional JOHN JAY GORMAN Merrick, New York Congressional 244 " Hank " Greenberg was a tennis partner who never missed a elianee to wager (or boodle. The math goals will remember his analyt poopsheets whieh kept them pro plebe year. A happy lile seemed to be with Hank always. Although hazed bv the other " 1 " Co. . about his short stature. Hank always had a bantering remark in return. • . Jre quite sure that Hank " s eareer as an ofiieer will be as sueeessful as his cadet da s. for he has all the prerequisites. Sergeant (!) Tennis (4-3) Pistol Marhsi Tommy eame »o est Point with two priceless gifts: a talent for making friends and an unusual abilitx to aehieye balance in living. Quick to recognize non-essen- tials, he followed faithfully the course he set, with a cool precision that was the envy and admiration of his fellows. As a fine musician, a mine of sports informa- tion, and the |)ossessor of the most perfectly groomed hair in the Academy he is yvell-known. Hut he yvill be remembered for his unfailing interest in the people about him. and for his qualities in his best role — that of a good companion. Lieutenant {!) llonnr Ctifnniittee ( ) Cadet Coneert Orchestra {I-3-2-1) Director, Concert Orchestra ( 1 ) RiJIe Marksman Pislal Marksman Machine Gun Marksman NORMAN DAVID GRKKNBERt; Attlebobo, Massachusetts Coniiressiunal THOMAS EVERP:TT GRIES.S Kearney, Nebraska Congressional 245 HENRY FREDKRICK GRIMM. IK. F ' oRT Monroe. Virginia Cim rvs ' iiiinal DONALD ERNEST GRIFFIN Honolulu, Hawaii Congressional " SANCHO " 7 i(A- (4-3-2-1) Don carries with liiin all the carefree happiness which is exemplified in his native Hawaiian Islands. The winning smile and kind word he has always had for every- one have made him a songht-afler companion among all his classmates. Not only has Dons personalitv shone in the classroom and in barracks, but also on the athletic field where h e has proved himself a true representative of West Point and its hish standards. Cross Country {4-3-2-1} Choir (4-3-2-1) Pistol Sliarpsliooter Rifle Marksnuin Air Cadet A CAC brat, Pete came to West Point convinced that nothing equalled the Anti- Aircraft. A streamlined " fixing Coast Arliilervman " may result from his taking air training providing the Air (]orps doesn ' t steal him. Prolific as a Pointer car- toonist and as a correspondent to femmcs, Pete sometimes failed to give the Academic Dept. due consideration; he was a hive with languages as his forte. Pete should make us a good military attache someday. " PETE " Corporal (2) Lieulen.mt (I) Soccer (4) Pistol Marksman Machine Can Miirl.s RiJIe Sliari sh,H,ler 246 WILMAM REED IIAIIN HlUNTriNGTON, KST VlHCINIV (Ullljlr JAMES IKANkLlN IIACKLKK. JK. Wilmington, North Carolina Congressional Jim raine to llic " Poiiil " " willi a lil ' i ' -loiig ambition to lnu ' oine a flyer. Four years have not altered that ambition, but have only fanned tlie flame. Tlie Air Corps will get more than a good pilot in I lack A born leader as indieated by his quiet efficiencv and his undisputed popularity — A game alhlete and fighter: we well remember Jim ' s battles on the golf links and his groans in the wrestling room. Above all, however, the Air Corps will find in " Little Jim " a true genlleman, a man among men. Here ' s to Hack — mav he knock down those hundred Jap planes. Corfionil (2) Cross Coiinlrv (2) Golf {I ■3-2- 1) Numerals ( ) Minor -.r ' {3-2-1) n ' rcstliuii (2-1) Gymnastics (3) I ' oinler (2-1) Howitzer (2-1) Cwnera Chih I ' istol Marksmati Mr Cadet Born and raised in the Armv. Bill ' s ambitions for entering West Point were realized on that memorable dav of July 1st, W.V). Bill quickK adjusted himself to the West Point wavs and has had no trouble since. He has what it takes to become a good officer. Likeable, cheerful, level headed. Bill just naturally fits in anywhere he goes. In the years to come, it is going to be great to sa) " Hello, Bill. It ' s grand to see you again. " " BILL " Monogram (3) Camera Club (3-2-1) Minor " A " (2-1) Pistol Sharpshooter Lieutenant (I) Major " A- (2-1) Maehine Gun Marksman Polo (4-3-2-1) Gift Committee (i) Numerals (4) Ski Club (3-1) 1 ' ' hBH 1 1 ' JANUARY 247 Dick was a prodiirt of the regular armv and showed it bv his constant effort to keep " spoony. " Tlie Nemesis of tlie plehes lie was nonetheless fair and impartial. In liis free time, when not " dragging " he was to he found deeply absorbed in philosophical treatises. To him the Infantr is the real-soldier branch: because of his deep interest and wide stnd of its tactics this branch gains a fine officer. Sergi ' iiiit (I) Hiinilzrr RrprrscnKilh Track (3-2) Fencing (3-2) Criiss Country (4) i:irr Club (3-1) Chess Club (3-2-1) Pistol Shnrpshooter A true southerner from Mobile. Alabama. Joe has the traditional characteristics of the deep south. His imrutllcd manner does not hide the determination with uhich be works nor the distincti%c qualities of his personality. A very good athlete in sports of his choice, " Joe is always ph sically shipshape. Living and working with him have taught Joe ' s companions to have confidence in his judgment, and all agree that be possesses all the qualities to ensure a fine career as an oflicer. ■JOE- Corporal (2) Hunitridth Mfiht Shoii (4) Ski Club (3) Hijle Marksman Machine Gun Marksman Air Cadet |iiiw.li ' niiliiaf) li3-a» ,if».fii jsaiioi " BlCK " WW Biicky- mil evf klora icky rlan ■ijliiso: (1! JOSEPH LOUIE HAMILTON Mobile, Alabama National Guanl DICK ELMO HALL Phoenix, Arizona Senatorial i 248 I Buck rame lo West Point from the rugged hills of New Fngland. Well grounrleri acadeinicalh he had little Iroiihle ranking in ihe u[)per ] arl of his class. His friend- liness, his retentive mind, and his will lo see a problem lliroiigh are his greatest military assets. Not only able to play a good game in most any sport. Buck also has a vast accinnulation of sports knowledge. Ever read to defend his points of view. Buck goes into the Army well efpiipped to pursue a most successful career as an oflficer. " BUCK " Serfieant (7) Baskclhcll (! ' ) Track (I) Cnms Ciiunlry ( ) Hundri ' dlh ISight Slioiv (3) Enntnecr Foolhall (! ' ) (,iim] iin HoiiiniT Kijirismlniirc llduilzii C.ii iiliilinn Mil (I) HiJIr MaiLsnwn I ' hiul Marksman Bucky — for five years a real " wife " — the same Bucky, cheerful, quiet, sympathetic, and even indifferent at the right timt — the Bucky who took his name from a forlorn little puppy which he adopted, fed. and concealetl in prep school — the Bucky who tried to give up Yearling Christmas leave to stay with his wife during the turnouts — the Bucky who is boning, above all, the day when he can set his sights on his share of the little yellow devils. ■ ' BUCK ' " Fhhlnn C.lnh (: ' - ) l ' i .liil Marksman Air Cadel LESLIE BUCKINGHAM HABDING Worcester, Massachusetts Congressional BUSSKL I ' KICi: Tampa, Florida 249 K l l, I.KKOI IIKIliN. IK. ORi.ANn, Pennsylvania (jmgres.sional JOHN EVERARD HATCH, JR. Fort Sii.l, Oklahoma Nalionat Guard JOHNNY " Cnrpnral (2) Johnny is a " natural " , lie il athletics or leadership. H virtiK ' of football fame he ' s " Long John " , " Needle " or " Jarrin " Jawn, " but he also swings a mean tennis racket. Persuaded bv the Math Department to change residence from " A " to " 1 " Co., was his misfortune but our gain. Music, a book, a front seat at the niovies. or a rat race filU-d his leisure moments. A true army brat, Johnny has never let down a tradition, and will always fly high in the Air Corps. Fnulball {4-3-2-1) Tennis (4-2-1) Major " A ' ' (4-3-2) Ski Club (2-1) Pistoi M(trk sman Air Cadet A sense of humor that expressed itself in his ear-to-ear grin and the courage to make and back his own decisions have gained for Earl many steadfast friends and the respect of all who know him. Never one to pass up a good " bull " session, he still managed to stay out in front in academics. With his natural knack of doing a thorough job al am thing, we predict a bright future for Earl in his real love, the Air Corps. C.nrpiiral (2) Football (4-3-2) Choir (4-3-2-1) Lacrosse (4) Pistol Marksman Rifle Sharpshooter Air Cadet lept Hai ■derai Jelermin i 250 WILLIAM KRNST IIENSEL Buffalo, New York Congressional Having boned West Point for a long time, Gregg came to the Academy willi a determination to give an admirable showing of himself. He achieved this en academically with a minimum of effort. No load the " system " placed ii[)on him kept Hank from his run in liie hills, game of basketball or bridge, or bull session under a cloud of foul smoke from liis bru)erc. Devotion to duty, coupled with the determination and abilit to do tilings right will make him a top-notch officer. Uriitrnunt (I) Cross Country (,4-3) Track (4) Dialectic Society (4) Acndvmir Coach ( ) Ciimp Illumination (3) Rifle Sharpshooter Here is j)roof enough for me that the " system " works. When I first saw him he was a scared little guy with a " Dutch " haircut and a determined look on his face. After four years of conscientious effort on his part aided bv natural abilities he is a West Pointer in every sense of the word — spooney, hivey, soldierly, friendly, and a Corps Squad man. Give him a job worth doing at all and he will do it well. Sergeant (i) Track (4-3-2-1) Cross Country (4-3-2-1) Hockey (4) Numerals (4) Monogram (3) Minor " A " (2) Major " A " (1) Our grev stone walls confined Kenny to cadet life, but his heart remained in his beloved Colorado Rockies with " the " fenime. No file-boner, bis sincere desire for an education ever improved bis academic status. Good nnisic and literature, the (rack team, and an imtirinj;; searcii for the Lost Chord, mid (he clarion squeaks of bis harmonica, proved the versatilitx of Kens interests. Look to )ur laurels, American Eagle; Kenny is boning wings. Truck (4-3-2-1) Cross Country (4) Boxinn (4) Ski Cliih {4.3-2-1) Chess Club Fishin« Club Rijlr Mnrl;sin„ Air CikUi Ralph is slow to speak, slow to anger, but alwavs sure to act wisely. Never bas Ralph failed to carrv out an assignment better than it was expected of him. More- over, this sober looking fellow possesses a verv keen sense of humor which explodes at the most unexpected moments. To live with Ralph has been an education as well as a pleasure. The (]oasl Artiller will soon learn the value of this officer and will he jtroud of him. Liculcnaiit {I) Siinilov S,ho„l Tvmhrr (2-1) Acudemif Couili (3-2) Fisbine Club (1) Rifle Marksmu RALPH MILLS HOFMANN Hampton, Vircinia At Large JOHN K. HOCKKK Month Vista, Coi.okado Ciniiirrssiiitiul 252 ' ' WaiBre.ii, " " " I ' birt. • Vver lia " ' liiiii. lorf. ' lllfkHpllJilr, ' " liifaiion a itii-oiwanil The Beast Detail almost went erazy when Knobbv entered these pates, with his eonslant grin and his liahit of always seeing a eomieal side to the rigorous niilitar life. His personal popularity, his indifference to militarv rank and his natural acadeniie ability are his most outstanding traits. Few of his friends will forget his colorful leave escapades and his numerous close calls with the T.D. Knobby ' s brains and daring will secure his future in the x ir Corps. " KNOBBY " l}„xin i ( 1-3-2) icadrniif (jhicIi ( ' •ift Committee Rifle Sharpshooter Hold that |)ose! Here conies Jack with his ever-present camera. Kver since he brought his first box camera to summer camp, he has been clicking the shutter and grinning. His " I don ' t get it " " at the end of every joke reflects his pretended slowness but not his big heart. His only regret is that " mv women are alwa s giving me trouble. " " Fiver since we first knew him he has become more deepK entrenched as one of our true frii ' nds. Sergeanl (!) Tennis (4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Minor ' r (3-2-1) Soever (1-2-1) i iimerals (I) Minor " A " (2-1) Camera Club Rifle Martusmiin I ' islot Marksman Maehine Can Marksman CHARLES ASBURY HOLT, IH Staunton, Virc.inia Senatorial JOHN GREGORY HOYT Washin ;ton, D. C. Congressional 253 JAMES (lilKL-MAN IILMI.i: ' ! New York. New oRii Coiigressionni ILLIAM HAYWOOD HUME FoKT Bragg, North Carolina Congressional West Point did not faze Bill. He never worried about academics and shied away from boning files. Moodiness never bothered him and an ever present smile with an accompan ing laugh were his constant companions. The eye examination kept Bill out of the Air Corps, but his interest in aviation cannot be squelched, lie will be there firing with the rest even if it has to he as an observer for the Armored Force or the Field Artillerv. Dinliclic Sociely {3-2-1) Ihinilrrilili Mfiht Show (1-3-2-1) (ami I ' oolhiill (2) Clwss Club (-1) Model Airplane Clnb (1-3) I ' istol Marks nan RiJIe Marksman Marhinr (.an Marks Air Cadel .lames C. Huntlev, otherwise Jamie, by reason of his army parentage can claim any or none of these United States. Through his years of varied army life he had acquired a reserve of unconcern thai has succeeded in rebuffing most oi lile s little anno ances. academics included. 1 1 is chief interests lie among the arts, draw ing and photography. Jamie ' s technique of nu-eting the situation as it arises will assure him of success in his chosen branch. ' JAMIE ' Sergeant (i) Dialectic Society (4-3-2-1) Ring Committee (3-2-1) r- ' ishing Clah (I) infectivi Jain ' s j inadt hi ndo ' " Visa »enl ih f im ba-dei, and to 3 «lli| " lEssr 254 9mmiiiii4iii( LEE BOYER JAMES Lexington, Indiana Senatorial Here ' s a Connecticut Yankee bound for the open skies! If you want to know any- thing about that plane that just zoomed over North Area, ask Vince. All of hh infective enthusiasm and vigorous energy are carrying him straight into Uncit Sam ' s Air Force, his dream and ambition. Hearty, sincere, and conscientious, Ik made himself a good boxer and a crack shot with a rifle. You can ' t keep a goo man down! " VTNCE " Corporal (3-2) Boxing (l) Rifle {3-2. 1} Rifle Expert Minor " A " (2) Pistol Expert Catholic Chapel Choir (1-3-2-1) Air Cadet Fishing Clnb (2-1) Always cheerful, always friendly, and the best roommate a man could have, Lee went through West Point doing everv job well and developing in liiniself those qualities of leadership he will use so well in his army career. His waking hours he has devoted to playing football, to making many lasting friendships, to studying, and to writing his O.A.O. His own natural ability plus the inspiration Kathie gives him assure a happy and successful lifetime. :r?i ' JESSE- Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (1) Football (4-3-2-1) Numerals (4-) Academy Monogram (3-2) Major " A " Basketball (4) Alachinc Gun Marksman Pistol Sharpshooter Rifle Expert COAST(;U RD ' What the Coast Guard Aca(lein losl we gained. Jiininv is a leading member of the red comforter squad, a radio fan. a " dragoid, " and a " goal. " His wit and easy- going nature continuously kec|) all tiiose around him in a joyial mood. His ex- pressions, which often giye liis classmates a good laugh, arc so singular that they could come from him alone, " (ioasi guard " has a iicarl of gold and a patience that is beyond underslandin " . Being around him is an education in itself. Sergcinl ( ) Rifle rviim (I) Hmli,, Chlh {:i-2-i) Ciinirni Cliili d ' - ) Clicss Cliih ID ' i.v(« Miirkamdii Kiflr Mnrlisnmn Marhinr C,,,, U,»7,-,s West irginia rcalK came through when she sent us the " Kedhead. " We never dreamed " Hish " would develop from an especially quiet plebe into a " draggoid " supreme. Always willing lo drag blind or to argue on any subject, Hish has won countless friends. Predictions for " Red ' s " future are unnecessary; now and forever le will be tops. Living with him for 4 years has been a pleasure and a privilege. Jclina :i„i ,iulJ3) Cnrponil (2) Fonlhull (I-3-2.I) IS ' iifncntis (■ ) Major " A " {3-2-1) Mocliinr (inn Sharpsltootri Air Cnlrl HERSCHEL ASHBY JARRELL Van. ' est ViRC.im Cnnerrssinnal .STAM.in I.IVIN(;s ' l ' ON JAMl-S. .IK. W )Oi v ni . Dki vMoMV Coniirfssiiiniil 2.% ,]..]■ is one of llic rarer Arin hrals uitlioiil llii ' so-called " arm) bral eoinplex. " One ol ' tlie eom[)aii Boodlers Set, he is always in ranks at first call for " Boodlers ' formation, " where said set conducts its training table. While he ranks well up in academics, J.J. is rather leisureh inclined in his studying, and otherwise. How- ever, when the occasion arises, his best is certainly good enough. He is ajipre- ciated for his joviality which has made and will continue to make him popular with his associates. " J.J. Choir Hon,, ■ Committee (7) Rifle {4) Fishing Club ( ) Pistol Shftrpshiiolvr Rifle Shurpshiiiitrr Mfwhine Gun Shitritshonter Air Cudet Dick came to us straight from the Lone Star Slate close enough to Mexico to have many colorful stories from across the border. Not a goat nor an engineer — just a happ medium which does not require many academic worries. A willingness to help others whether it be a guard tour or dragging blind has won him innumerable friends and made him more than just a roommate. His sincerity will make him go a long wa in his chosen profession. ■DICK " Corporal (3-2) Captain ( ) Sucre, {■l-2-l) Rifle {2-1) Choir {4-3-2-1) Ring Committee (4-3-2-1) Huiulreilth P ight Slum- (4) Pointer Sports Staff Pistol Sharpshooter Rifle Sharpshooter Machine Gun Marksman JACK JEAN JONES Shepiierdsvu.i.e. Kentucky Senatorial KICHAKi:) BALDWIN JONES Er, Paso, Texas Congressional 257 IKWCIS CASIMIK kAJKNCKl Erie, Pennsylvania utiiiiutl Guard HUGH FAGAN JORDAN Dardens, North Carolina Congressional Academics were of minor importance to Hugh coin[)are(l to the process of becoming a soldier. It was immaterial to him that F=MA; this son of North Carolina came to West Point to learn how to rout the enemy from woods " Z. " On the days when Hugh was blessed by a letter from Ev. neither the (censored) vankee weather nor modern languages could darken the humor with which he enlivened his favorite subject, liritisli Science. Move over Napoleon. h ' re comes Hugh! Crpnral (3-2) Track Manager (3) n rrslliiifi (I) I ' ishing Cluh (1) Hiinilri ' dili M«ht Show (2-1 j Air CatU-t Siindas ,S 7i «) Teacher (2-1) Pointer Kepresenlutive (3-2-1) Frank entered We st Point via the hard route h winning his appointment in the National (jiiard. lie took his militar and academic life with high seriousness, but he proved bis congenialitv and love of fun h his frequent performances with his accordion on picnics and parties. We never had an opportunitx to know bis ). A.O., but bis infrequent dragging j roved that " the girl " back home had a sure hold ii])on Frank. His quiet but pleasant personalit made him an ideal " wife. " I.ienlemml ( ) Concert Orchestra (I) Fishing CInh Hunilredih Mght Shon- (-1-3) Color Line (3) Debating Society (1-3) issistonl Manager La Camera Cliil) (I) liijle Marksman (3) (3) aiiifar hit an a Jdili. Iriedi. " SAir CuponiK, Wlui « tlie rij HERBERT EUGENE KEMP Davton, Ohio Coniirfssionnl SAMLKI. iNAlK KAKKIl K. .1 K. Arlington, Virginia Congressional His being a consrieiitioiis man meant lor (lie arin is ' an advantage that will earry Sam far in his career as an officer. He has a subtle fighting spirit obvious to few. but an air of accomplishment known to all. From the first dav he has applied him- self diligently to the job at hand and. without effort, to forming a close banri o friends. When the Combat Engineers pushes through lo new glories vou can bet Sam will be at the front. " SAM " Corporal (2) Rfgimcntal Training O ficrr Stars (4-2-1) Suirnnting (4) Rifle (4) Engineer Football Team (2) Hundredth i ight Stioiv (3) icademic Coach {4-3-2-1) Camera Club Water Carnival Committee Pistol Marksman Rifle Marksman July first. 1939. saw Herb ' s first contact with the Service: from that date on. the Arinv has come to be a second nature with him. Squeegees abilitv to take reverses in the right wav and his subtle sense of humor make him the ideal roommate. Unlike some men. the red comforter squad could not include him on their list. Almost any afternoon we could find Herb over at the g m with the " I " Co. team. Best of luck. Herb! " SQUEEGEE " Stafl Sergeant Choir (4-3-2-1) Glee Club (3-2-1) Director (7) Glee Club Leader (1) Pistol Sharpshooter Rifle Marksman Machine Gun Marksman 259 Fri ' sli from tlie Stli Infantry came John, with an O.A.O. and a Boston accent: he still retains both after four years at West Point. A voracious reader, John ranked high in academics with only a minimum of effort spent on textbooks. Graced with a Tv Power profile and a pair of dancing fee t, he seldom missed a cadet hop. Although rooms with open windows uerc his pet peeve, he was ever a goud-iiaturcd and tolerant wife. I ' islnl l:xi„rl Marlihw C.uii Miirhs Air Ca.lrl " JOHNNY " Basehall ( I Catholic Chnprl Clmir {1-3-2-1) (jirporal (3-2) Compiniv I ' nintrr licpresenutliii ' ISaskvtlml! Manager (1) (3) Assistaiil Managfr Basketball {3-2) Hunilrcillli Mglit Shtju (4) Academic Coach (4) Ififle Shar[ shi)iiter " iicre are ou from. Mr. IJucrol ' . ' ' ' " " Arkansas. Sir. " And never was there a more lo al son from any state! And is a born fighter for what he liiinks is rigiit, a good ipiality for a good soldier. His sense of dulv and determination will carr him up to the front of any rank. While he is wearing his wings for the Arnn. then- will he more than one notch on his gun. (iood luck and flv high. Andv. ' ANDY " Corporal (2) Gym Team i4-3-2-l) Dialectic Society (4-3) lh,wil:rr Staff (I) Pointer Staff (2-1) Sports Editor. The Pointer (1) Fishing Chill (2-1) Class amerals (7) Academy Monoiiiaa, (3-2) Company Moimgram (3) Rijle Marksman Machine Ciin Marksman Air Cadet Jiii rai III « " f iriiublf- iroublf I Lffaniii fcllo " -juT Bill cam Uiaril: ilin; elk jfiiir. » Tkftan (ak hi SmU{ WILLIAM ALBERT KERR. JR. Little Rof:K. Arkansas Conaressional JOHN ARTHLK kkkk;. JI{ Lynn, Massachusetts I 260 Jack caine lo the Corps from Syracuse via University of Michigan. P asy-going and unruflled b demerits or soirees, he swept througli liis four years without trouble. Realh a " good Joe, " we all liked him for his sincerity and lasting goo( nature. Since he alwa s keeps his best eve on the girls, he shouldn ' t have an troul)le finding the right one for that miniature he has . . . ready and waiting. Of keen mind and high courage, we know Jack will be exemplary in the branch of his first love — the Army Air Corps. " JACK " Boxing (3) Academic Coach (3) Pisto! Marksman ■iir Cadet Bill came to us a thoroughbred soldier, out of Massachusetts b) Hawaii ' s National Guard; he made no mistake in coming here. Although a manytime star man and guiding spirit in man important activities, he has found time nevertheless lo save the careers of manv deserving goats. Soldier from his cradle davs, accordionist, actor, writer, boner of man files, with friends all over the Corps: that ' s ill . The tanks will h-arn that thc are hiek to have Bill Knowlton. " BILL " Corporal (3-2) Battalion Cornmande Stars (4-3-2) Cadet Instructor Spanisli (I) Stars (2-1) linaricr ( ' .ornniiltcc { ) TrorL - (t) llorhr ( 1-3) „mcroh (f) Siicccr IssistanI Manager (3-2) Manager (I) Camji Illumination (3) Hundredth Mght Show (t-3-2) Cadel Orchestra (-1-3) Color Line Committee (3) I ' ointer (1) Camera Clnh Ski Clnh Radio Clnh liijle Marksman Machine Can Marksman mr s W ■■ j ,1 ' 1 ■ M 1 JOHN MUNRO KIRK SvKACiSE, New ork Congressional w iLLi i li.i;n know lion ESTON. Massachusetts Congressional 261 IIKKBERT GORIJU.N Kol.b Denver, Colorado Senatorial CONRAD EPPING KOERPER Washington, D. C. At Large Versatility plus — actor, boodle hound, red comforter fan, and a mainstay of the Skeet Team — that ' s Koerp. I ' oward the academic de|)artnient he contributed only a minimum of effort, writing letters and reading fiction when he could have been studving. and vet ranked with the " near engineers. " We hope he is content with not wearing stars, for he made it possible for some of us to wear bars. More than just a roommate, he was a real friend. Sergeant (I) Skeet Team {3-2-1) Hundredth iMght Slum- (3-2-1) Squash Club Rifle Expert Never did a man laugh more than llerbie: his constant success in discovering the uunorous side of ever) thing has made these four years more enjoyable for us all. Despite his perpetual screaming about bow D be goes, be has never allowed his keeping a second section average to interfere with bis mid-morning snooze. Never ruffled — not even h Beast Barracks — and as familiar with Flirtation Walk as with a pack horse. Ilubie emerges from the Academy miscarred and happ . " HERB " Skeet Club (4-3-2-1) issislant Football Manager (1-3-2-1) Ski Club (t-3) Fishing Club (2-1) Rifle (3-2-1) Rifle Sharpshooter Pistol Mttrksrntm Machine C,nn Marksman Air Cadet W 11,1,1AM DONALD KYLE. JR. BiTTE. Montana SpiKilirial ROBERT Gl Y KURTZ FoKT Collins, Colorado Congressiunal Bob rainc to USinav as a " bral " and a | ro lii ' t of " Rcaiiie ' s. " His desire was a commission in the Armv. Not onl has he acquired his commission witli prospects for a hrif;ht future but a host of friends as well. His famihar smile proved him good-natured: his attitude conscientious. ( Iiaracteristically efficient, yet all accomplished with a minimum of effort. To the Army goes a man who will come out on top. Clwss Cliih ( l-:i) Cdntii llliirtiination (3) Hundredth ? ighl Slioiv (2) Fishing Oult (2-1) Rifle Marksnutn Pistol Marksman Miuhiiie Gun Marksman _ t r Cadet Bill enlereil the Academy totally unprepared for the shock of Beast Barracks. But being Irish and adaptable. Bill soon had the situation well in hand. Bill ' s ability to complete each day " s job has carried him safely through West Point ' s four hazardous years. Every task that came his wa . whether it was guard duty, a calculus lesson, or " dragging a .3.0, " Bill cheerfully and expediently performed. This spirit will carry Bill a long way in his coveted branch, the Air Corps. " BILL " Hundhall (3-1 ' -;) Ski Club (4-3-2-1) Fishing Club (I) ff ater Carniral (3) Sunday School Teacher (2-1) Rifle .Marksman Air Cadet 263 ' i-as z tftn- 1 Buck Lacy is the kind of man who docs his work quickly, quietly, and well. A good engineer — initiative and a basic knowledge of machinery are natiirallv his. Never bothering to study a great deal, he spent his free periods reading, sleeping, or at his favorite hobbies — movie making and pistol practice. Quiet, sincere, dependable, eflicicnt, and alwa s holihng himself to a high code of persoiud honor and character. Buck has a high probabilitx for success. ' BUCK " .icliiif; Corporal (3) Corporal (2) ISattalinti Coninuifutc Stars (2) loolhall ( ) l-i lol Tram (1-3-2-1) »;».;-,; ( ) 2n,l Ihi. Mnnofiram (3-2) Enniiwcr I ' ootlmll (2) Camera C.lah (3-2-1) Fishinit Clah (2-1) l isl(tl Sharpslioittrr Hijlr MiirLsoiai, (,,l trifii ' ilifi UlI-Wf Never worrying and alwa% s optimistic. Bob has shown iiimscll to be a ciiaracter of an original, level-headed, and exclusive model. Book-learning came easy to our Bob. thus he was able to devote much time to the fairer sex, the boodlers, and the gym — his main interests. With the first he excelled, largely because of his suave wit and pleasing personality. His intelligence and loyalty have brought him many friends and will brinK him an interesting and successful arm career. joijfr HuiKlrcdth Mght Slwu {1-3-2-1) hishinfi Clah I i slot Sliarpslioolfi lir Cadt-l ifr l(l ROBERT ERNEST LACY San Diec.o, California Congressional ERNEST CREWS LACV IH. Halifax, Virginia Con ircssionol 264 I IDll V " " «« 1,„, P " si honor " " ' i-Uooiir ' ' " •Ih. ami m of Ills " ' ' " «i?hl liini Jack was a stranger in a strange land the (la he arrived at West Point, bnt llial state of affairs didn ' t last long. Quick-witted and congenial, he made innumerable fast friendships in his four years here, lie always viewed the academic depart- ments with distrust, but fortified by his daily gallon of coffee and his afternoon nap. thev gave him but little trouble. I lap|i -go-lucky without being indifl ' erenl. Aou could find him wherever the fun was. ' JVCK " Sln f Srrfi. Coat Fimthiill Pistol Markxituiii Rifle Marksman Macliinr (run Marksman Bob came to us fresh from Dartmouth and at first was a bit green to military wavs. However, he soon foimd his place, and after the first year had smooth sailing. Interested in the cultural side of life, he found his outlet in debating and books. A good friend to all. Bob will fdl a lasting niche in our hall of good men. Whatever Bob does he will be trying to make this a happier world for all of us. Sfrf-eanl (I) Delmlinfi Cluh (. ' - ) ice-Prcsiilint (I) Pointer (3) Ski Cluh (2-1) Rifle Marksman Machine Gun t nr .- LYLE MARVIN LAPPFN iu « . 0 HI ' . MiWAU alifiiial Cnnrd ROBERT LEONARD LAWREN( t Stamfokd. Connecticut Cimfiressianul 265 JAMKS M KSHALL I ITTLK. JK. Ne v ' ork. New York CoitSK ' ssional CHARLES W. LENFKsr Boise, Idaho National Cii Eastward ho! And out of the Idaho Rockies rode noble, fair-lieaded, high-hairHned Chuck to become a higli-ranking brass hat in (what he called) " these puny little Catskill foothills. " Stars had no apjieal for this future Engineer: rather, he coached the needy. Bilh Cavanaugh " s boxing team fomid Chuck a fast, rugged, 145-pound southpaw. An accom[(lished horseman, smirking Chuckwillie won plebe and year- ling musical-chair competitions. Drowsy, drawling, thoughtful, pipe-smoking, outdoors-loving. Athletic Representative — a boon companion and eager story- teller around a fishing campfire. ' CHUCK- Corporal (3-2) Boxing (4-3-2) Monoiiram (3) I nlranitinil itUlctir Ri ' l n-srntiilirr Acaitrmic Coorli (1-3-2) Fishin i Clnh (2-1) Rijlc Experl Pistol Shiirpshoolcr Morhinr ( iin Sltar[ shool( ' r Air Cuilrl I ' rom the home of the skvscrapers. Jim looks upon non-Manhattanites as provin- cials. Coming from Stanton Prep and being a friendly sort. Poco seems to know everyone. When not Hoodler ' s-bound he can be found poring over an Aeronautics magazine or gazing out of the window with awe, admiration, and longing at a jiassing jilane. Yes. his heroes are flyers, his ambition to be one of them. Many a feminine heart will flutter when Poco strolls by in scarf and (lying jacket. POCO ' Corporal (2) Gymnastics (1-3) ' umrrals ( I) liiflr Marhsmon Pistol Marksman Mactiinr C,nn Marksman tir Codrt 266 GEORGE BRADLEY LUNDBERG Olean, New ohk Cdiifin ' ssiiinal il. Iiijti-tiairlined idiT.bffoafW (jnl. H ]Kionil L pipf- ' iiwliiii; 1 fjpt lll uiii Upnf " ' A cloud of smoke, a friendly grin, its Smokey Joe, " I " Co. ' s sluggoid supreme. From the Air Corps to West Point to the Air Corps. Joe moved through four years of cadet life, letting nothing keep him from the realization of his one goal in life, a pair of gold bars and a pair of silver wings. Seldom serious, always happy (in spite of several tussels with the Tactical Departnu-nt ). Jack will never be satisfied until he is where his iieart now is. high in llie clouds witli a P- l(t under his controk ' SMOKEY JOE • Boxing (1-3) Xunwrals (1) Monogram (.?) Fishing Club {3} Rifle Expert Pistol Expert fai-liinr i ' ,un Expert Air Cadet Brad, or " Swede " — take voiir pick — is practically a local character. Those of us who remember Brad dominating a black brute of a horse in a potato-race (or vice-versa) know that he will trv anvthing once. Plebe football, boxing, and drag- ging were his major loves. Worrv and George were not synonymous, even when more of the former might have resulted in less of the " batt " board. With that big jaw of his stuck out, the " Swede " and the F.A. should get along. Stuff Sergeant Football {4) Baseball (4) Area (4-3-2) Boxing (2-1) Squash Club (2-1) Rifle Marksman Pistol Sharpshooter " Dancing Jack " — a good name for iliis liappx son of " I " Co. Just as he led the iillfilmg sessions in simimer eaniji an l the daneing chorus in three lOOth Nite Shows, lie has thoroughl enjoyed liis cadet life. A happy song, a smile, and a kiddish grin have made Jack one of the best liked men of ' 4i . Generous, help- fid and elTicienl — these qualities assure him of a successful life and a iia|i|( career in whatever branch be chooses. Track (4) iMcrnsse (I) Thr l ' „inlrr {f-3-2.1) (r r.T (v;n.i MaiKifir, (I) Clinir ( ) C.hcClub (l-L ' -l) ( ' hnirman. (jimp fllnniiiHiliii CnmmiUt ' v ( ) llun.hr.llh itihl Sh„ CI,,;; Lr,„l,r 1 1 Rijlr Mark nwn I ' islnl l,„l.sm„n Mmhinr Clin hilhsl (•M ' - ) Frep school majors don ' l al a s make good at the Point, hut Johnnie did in a way. Almost effortlessU " the Major " has maintained his standing near the top in both tactics and academics. Never a " fjleboner, " he ' s everyone ' s friend — always ready to coach a plebe or drag the O.A.O. ' s roommate. The advent of wings al West Point gives John the achievement of bis unique ambition — lo be a living luigineer. Keep soaring. Major: Mril be a general some da . C„ri,„nil (3-2) l.iriilrminl { ) Slurs (! ' ) I ' uin (1-3) II,.,, C,.,i,n. Rifle Marl.sinnn Machinr Can l,iiL. {1-3-2-1) JOHN McCLURE. JR. RosHEM,. Ne« Mexico fl,in,i JOHN jxcoB 1,1 Tiii;u. lit. tIr.AV ( ITV, Indiana C,in;j.n ' ssi,iii,il 268 .1 To meet McD is to get a frieiidlv smile and a pleasant greeting in that quaint old Boston aecent. Always amiable, his personality won him many friends and a perfeet O.A.O. MeD has an enormous aniounl of natural ability — ability that plaeed him at the top in modern languages and made him one of the Corps ' best musieians. Friendly, likeable, inlelligenl. higli-mind ' (l, sineere — MeD ' s ship rides on an even keel. ' M.D " Carlel (Jnlwsin, ( -.3-l ' -Z) Catholic Clwir (1-3) Color Line (4-3) Pistol Sharpshooter Lrwlrr ( „l,t Onlirsin (I) Siiiuhv Srhool Triwhvr (. ' M ' - ) 4ir Cadet In reality Mac is not a lower section adherent but prefers Psycbolog , between- class naps, fair ladies, and his saxophone to Newton. Indiyiduality and inyen- tiyeness will draw him to the unusual soldiers of tomorrow, such as the parachute or glider troops of today. Fortunately he knows what it is to be on the spot, since he has frequenth matched wits with the tactical department — in yain, of course. Resourcefulness and his own i leas will make Mac. undoubtedly, a creditable officer to the service. Srriiraiit ( ) Fencing (4) Choir (4-3-2-1) Cadet Orchestra ( 1-3) Howitzer ( ;.) ROBERT FRANCIS McDERMOTT Vi KST Roxiii RY. Massachusetts Congressional JOHN DANIEL McGOWAN Dewey, Oklahoma Congressional 269 JOHN GILMORE 1.:. M I« Bei.laire, Ohio Congressional JAMES ALFRED McKINNEY Salem, Oregon Congressional We all know " Mac as a big, laiigliing fellow wilh a smile spread wide aeross his face. We are luckv and thankful for the laughter he has hroughl us: especially when our moods were gloomy and depressed. However, beneath this exterior of mirtli there is a sincere devotion to duty. He expects the utmost of cooperation and effort from us. and we respect him because he uses sound judgment when lie is called on to make a derision. " MAC " Corporal [3-2) Fnollmll (1-3-2) Lacrosse (f) Football {4-3-2) Major " 4 " (.?) Monogram (2) Class unwrals {}) Rifle Marksman Air Cadet )b55n ;liigli each vea in lii- fa ile-italilf la-l m Known to everyone here as Mae. this serious minded Ohioan came to West Point through prep school. His Irish nature ( revents him from being donnnated. liul once convinced it " s a necessit to do a thing he does it completel) . ith a philosophy similar to Omar Khayyam ' s, life will probably go well for him. Ila ing found his H ' d comforter all other activities Ijecame secondary. hen he makes up his mind as to his branch, he will probably go very far. Dialectic Society {1-2-1) risking Club ( ) l istol Marksman Rijle Marksman Machine Can Marksman " lEEr 270 ARTHUR ANSON MARSTON Ames, Iowa Senatorial 1 1 . ispfcialli III nji)|Kralii i •wnl »bffl li ' imnuwl ' I ' ll ' iihifliiH ' ' " ,,,1,, Mil y- Ufbiu " Bob ' s greatest ambition lias been to join liis Dad in tbe Corps of Engineers. Stand- ing higb aeaflemieall . lie slill found time to eoaeb the less fortunate " goats " each year, to be a mainstay on the laerosse team, and to read avidlv while listening to his favorite symphonies. His |)ersonalit) and quiet self-eonfidenee made him a desirable friend and Satiirdax night bull-shooter. We know that the greater the task given to liiiii. llie belter it will be done. ■BOB " Lieutenant ( ) lAJcrosse {I -.3-2- 1) Captain (7) iimerals (I) Major " .r " (2-1) Academic Coach {4-3-2-1) Engineer Football (2) Equipment Representative (i) Election Committee (4-3-2-1) Fi.shiu!! Club (2-1) Pistol Sharpshooter " Jeep, " poopsheet artist — par exeellenee, was the only eompanv clerk plebe vear. in a succession of five, who could stick to the job. Famous as the clearing house for all " Amazing Stories " dating back to 1917, he spent hours studying pho- tography magazines iot their " technical value, " but rarelv cracked a textbook except after first call. With his abilitv to concentrate on the problem at hand " Jeep " is bound to carry on the glorious tradition of a military family. " JEEP " Tennis (4-3) Wrestling (4-2-1) Pistol Expert 271 " Iliit " was born a musician and liis musical ability will long be remembered. Sometimes his love of music has liandieapped him in other fields — he had to choose helween pla ing with the orchestra and going on Corps squads. " Yankee " weather and perha[)s " Yankee " aloofness always bothered " Hut. " a real southerner, yet he made friends quieklv. Never worried academically, always way ahead of the T.D.. a firm believer in b.s. sessions, dragging, and the red comforter, " Hut " is one of us. " HUT " Corporal (2) Captain (i) Catlel Chapel Choir (1-3-2-1) Cadet Dance Orchestra (4-3-2-1) Dialectic Smiely (3-2-1) Humlredlh Mfihl Show (1-3-2-1) Camp Illumination (1) Fisltin!: Club (2-1) On slight acquaintance ou an- struck bv Marion ' s cheerful disposition and his (piiet unassuming manner. But with the understanding that comes from long and intimate friendship vou will come to know the sincerity and loyalty that lie be- neath. It will be impossible not to admire the calm balanced perspective with «hich Marion views everv difficidt situation confronting him. Nor can ou fail to sense his determination once the decision has been made. It is certain that wher- ever he goes Marion will be a credit to West Point and to himself. Corporal (2) Supply OJjicer. 2ml lin. Fishing Club (2) Football (1-3-2) Pistol Expert Company Pointer Representative (2) MARION HOPKINS MAY Rogers, Arkansas Congressional THOMAS IIUTSON MAKTIN. IH. Charleston, South Carolina Senatorial 272 " ' l " nifr. ifi " ' " « ami lii, fm l(in« and ' llial iif lif. •flive will ■ " I m fail Id " 11 ikl wlitr. When Kidder came to West Point he early showed his determination to upholrl his family ' s mihtarv tradition. Though continually harassed hv the academic department, Kidder rose rapidly in military rank, the culmination heing that cherished position. Company Commander. His four year stay at the Academy was marked hv considerahle extra-curricular and corps squad activity, but his classmates will remember him more for his affluent charm for the women-folk. We look forward with interest to Kidder ' s career in the Armored Force. " Kin- Corporal {3-2) Biilraliiin Commander, 1st lin. (gymnastics (4-3-2-1) Weight Lifting Club Fislting Cliih Pointer Iloivitzer llof} Manager Mule Rider Pistol Kxpert Rifle Expert Machine Gun Sharpshooter As all sports reporters dream of writing the (jreat Fla , Les (he was a Pointer " tuh-thumper " ) always wanted to write a 100th Night Show but never got around to it. Retiring from his four-year campaign against the Academic Board with a single star, he will graduate with wings. Les has been a model wife and onlv in self-defense during the Gloom Period did he burrow in his red boy, preferring to bone fiction and munch pretzels .... without. " LES " Lacrosse (4) Camp Illumination (1-3) Pointer (2-1) Fishing Club Pistol Marksman Rifle Marksman Machine Gunner, 2nd Class Air Cadet EVERARD KIDDEK MKADE, JR. BoYCE, ViRCiMA Congressional LESTER MELTZER Daytona Beach, Florida Congressional 273 BKiNJAMIN WILLIS iMlLLS, JK. Marion, South Carolina Congressiumil STKW AKT CAM-IKLI) MK ' KK El Paso, Texas At Large ' B-r-r-ng ' goes the bell ami. jusi as the hiigler begins to blow asseinbK. " Stew " (lashes into ranks. Here in a niilsli -ll on have Stew ' s career as a cadet — always one jump ahead, a fairl long jump ahead of the academic board, but Uirk to be a demerit ahead of the T.D. lie was a better than average athlete if and when oii could hide his red comforter. Will take his " one and onl " branch after ( radu- alion — the Field rtiller . ■ ' STEW " (jir ionil (2) Liriiti ' iiant (1) Suimminfi ( ) ( rrslliitfi {2-1) Diitlrvlic Siniciv (:i-2-l Ihiiulmtlh if lit Shair Dr i, mrni Head ( ) Huiiilzrr Shi J (l) Hop Mtmagcr ( ) Ski cinh {:i-2-n Fishing Club (1) Siiiwsh Club (2-1) Mtu-liinf (run Marhsman Rijir Mnrksnum King ol last sections, captain of the goat football team, idol of South Carolina NNomanhood — Benny came straight from tin schools. Carefree and cheerful, he gets along well no matter where he is, although diHicnllies with the tactical and academic departments have managed to bother a promising athletic career. Give Ben a beach and a good band b night, jdus a chance to fight, either on lanil or in the air. and the Arniv will haxe a liajipx oflicer. Si ' r grant (1) i;,„tlmll {I. I) um,-nils (I) Truck (1-2-1) iSiimerals (4) Hop Munugcr (I) RijJr SlunpshiKiIri 274 HOWARD EVERETT MOORE Keene, New Hampshire Congrvssimml Jack of all trades and maslcr of iikiic lliaii Noii ' d lliiiik. Jim lias iicmt in these loin- ears had an idle moment. His incjuisilive brown e)es and eager enthusiasm, together with an intermittent hit of nonelialanee. have led him oceasionallx afoul of a liani[)ering regidation. hut where initiative and effort are needed he ' ll be more than welcome. Karnest. friendly, and sincere, Jim will be ha|(|)y whenever he has some tough job to handle. " JIM " Corfwml (2) LiKture Comniillcf (I •3-2 Howitzer (4-3-2-I) Chess Club (4-3) Airplane Club (t-3-2-1) Snrrlnry (3) Sprinii. Fall I ' lavs ( -.}) Ilan,lre,llli i ilil Sliair { 1-3-2-1 Assistant Direvtui (2) Directoi (I) Sheet Team (3-2-1) Sheet Intercollegiates (3-2) Manaiier (2) Painter Staff (1-3-2-1) Assarialr Eilitor (I) liijie Shari shi)iiter Air Cadet Howdy ' s first two storm tossed vears of academic work bear mute testimony as to his most outstanding trait, his bull-dog tenacity. Once he has undertaken a task, he does not rest until he sees it completed. In his beloved sports, as well as in other phases of life there is alwavs one phrase conspicuously lacking in his vocab- ularv — that phrase is ' ' to quit. " But underneath an exterior that seems at first glance to be reserved, there is a big-hearted, frank, likable disposition with just enough impetuositx and whimsv to make life interesting. ' TIOWDY " Sergeant (1) Intramural Monogram (■]■) Cadet Chapel Choir (4) Coat Football (2) Handball Club (I) Rifle Marksman I Doubt exists if this connoisseur of classical music has visited the gvmnasiiini since plebe year. However, (with no disrespect to the athletes) he is l)etter known among his hundt followers as ' Red-Comforter Moses. " Few men can hope to possess the qualities of " notre Johnnie " ' upon whom femmes proudlv bestow the Nobel Prize for letters. In spite of academic capabililies too, modesty marks him so clearly that it hurts, lender fire of battle or woman his phrase " Conjugue d. el verbo — " manifests liis usual calmness. Srlfiranl {!) Cmcrri Onlwstn, (1-3-2-1) Cuach Dcjicivnl Cnrfrt (1-3-2-1) Johnnv Naz is one of the warmest friends I have ever knoun. liis manv quips and jokes brought sunshine to manv a glooni dav. Although he encountered the usual academic difhculties. he managed to take everything in stride with a smile. His greatest asset is [terhaps in being jjcrfecth at ease and causing those with him to be equally calm. However, there was no rest for those who felt his charging body in a wild lacrosse game. A true man and a true friend, .lohnny Naz should accomplish much in the Armv. ■JOHNNY NAZ " Sergeanl (1) Lacrosse {4-3-2-1) . iiturrah (4) Monogram (3) Major ' 4 " (2-1) Goat Football (2) C.nllioli, Clloir (3-2-1) Cunwra Cliih (I-3-2-1) Ski Clal, (1-3) JOHN JOSEPH NAZZARO Brooklyn " . New ork Congri ' M iomil JOHN GEORGE MOSES New Bhitian, Connecticut Congressional 276 ' V to Parking more eflicienr than these hills liave seen in nian a (la , hill lias that rare knack of getting a job done both well and on time ... an example and in- spiration for all of us. Now add a dash of fondness for books ihat are worth while, and a pinch of preference for golf and hand ball. Come graduation we ' ll pin on his " wings, " kiss the bride, and sav goodbye for awhile to a good friend. m n4 ilie ' " ' i » -niile. " ' •ilhliini 111 " flurjin, « •hoiid " BILL ' Lii ' iticiKiiii (I) Golf (4) Dialectic Society (3) Sumhn School ' rrmhrr (3-. Catholic Chapel Acolyte (I) Goat Footimll (2) l-ishiiifi Clah (2-1) Born to " M " Co., Joe was forced bv academics to pa the price of a car to visit " A " Co. and another to return to " M. " Yet his determination to graduate was never quenched bv these setbacks. He was never a fileboner, but never indifferent. Possessing a keen love of music, a conscientious desire to work, a high respect for dutv, and a firm believer in his convictions he will always be a loyal friend and dependable officer. ' JOE- Sergeant (1) Unifonii Representativi Football (l) Fishing Clnb (1) Pistol Sharpshooter WILLIAM DOUMRE NEALE Chicago, Illinois Congressional JOSI I ' ll EDWARD NEXT EBSTER. SoiTH DAKOTA Senatorial JOHiN KOBEKT NICKEL Portsmouth, Ohio Congressional MAXWELL ADOLI ' ll NEUMANN Saginaw, Michigan Cimnicssionul 278 Four years ago, the mailed fist closed on Max. and for a Michigan lad who hardl realized that such an animal as USMA existed, his storming of the grey battle- ments was nothing short of amazing. With a brain that considered academics light entertainment, be ahva s held a ranking that crowded the star men. His natural talents, his zest and conscientious interest in life have stood him well. Vi e predict an enlighlcncd era for ibe l " ,ngineers! r Cnli.orol (3.2) Cni.ioin (1) Alhlrli, l{ri,rrs,;il,ilivv (2) Football (4) Academic Coach (1-3) Camera Club (2) Hunilredlh Mglit Slioiv (1 -3-2-1) Rifle Sbarpshooler risliinfi Club (! ' - ) Pistol Morksoion From southern Ohio. Pork hit West Point with a sense of humor, a desire to lind out just what makes things tick, and an amazing vocabulary of seven syllable words. PIclte ear increased bis weight, his vocabulary, and his interests, which include pholographv. radio, wood and metal working, and taking things apart, with time left over for red-comforter. His ability to remain calm ho vc cr trying the situation will give the OfTicers ( " orps a very good man. •POKK " Sercciint ( ) Diolvclic Society (3-2-1) lloirilzcr lir,,resenlolivr (I) Comcni Cliih {3-2-1) l-i .hinu Club (I) Kijle Mori, swan Machine t.nn » « .. ' JOHN JACOB NOR K IS Caihoiin Falls. SoiTH (;aW)lin Cmigr BENJAMIN NORRIS Fort Omama. Omaha. Nebraska ii|«hi kr(ll) n jri klllf- ml imilmifs •lir men. His .»i hiin well. An thing l)iil a " lilc-lioiicr " Ben. iK nc-tlic-lcss. ahva s look a dfcp interest in his profession. Mis love for the rni and the ir Corps, his determination alwa s to see a thing through, will win for him a name as a eonipetent ofTicer. and a real leader oi men. We will alwa s rememlx ' r him as a true friend, and will admire his quiet, gentlemanh manner. Ben ' s abilit to see and enjov the lighter side of life will stand him in good stead. He exeelled in a variety of sports, and alwa s took pride in keeping himself in fine plnsieal trim — one of the most important requi- sites of a good oflfieer. " BENG Track (7) Cross Country (4-3) Hockey i4-3-2) Pistol Expert ] I yirti-illablt ' , iiiiitfi iparl. iu.fvfrlrvin? When YOU hear a soft Southern voice earnestly declaiming upon the merits of some new debutante, you ' ll know the Colonel is in action. Tliough ever a devotee of gracious living, he is hardlv averse to the strenuous life — cross countrv is no parlor s[)ort. The Foinier has furnished an outlet for his imaginative tales and serious articles, but he alwavs has enough steam left to dominate the field in a BS session. Intense, alert, and somewhat a romanticist — that ' s the (Colonel. " COLONEL " Acting Corporal (3) Corporal (2) Lieutenant (l) Cross (Muntry (t) Track {t) Sunilay School Teacher {2-1) idjutant of SnnHuy School ( ) Debating Society {i-3-2-1) I nder Class Editorial SlajJ. The I ' ointer (3-2) Managing Editor (1) I ' istol Marksman Rifle Marksman 279 I Ono luindred per rent Texan is this son of the west Texas prairie. Endowed with remarkable gifts of patienee and good horse sense, " Red " has taken all of West Point in his stride. With onlv a high sehool haekgroiind. he now stands well in the upper third of his class. Dan exudes enough Texas naturalness to make everyone near him his friend, and if his dream raneh doesn ' t elaim him first lie will soon prove his abilitv in the Armv. iiral Monoilrani (3) Cameru Club (I-3-2-1) Fisltinii Cliih l istol Marlisnitiii Marhhw (. HI . , (7.-.s Air CailH The son of an Armv odieer. Hill is another " Armv ehild " and one of the best. However, it was never his ambition or intention to be the most militaristie man in a military set. Since the dav he entered, he has accepted all events, no matter low perplexing, with philosophical good humor. Of a romantic nature, big of heart and spirit, with contagious enthusiasm in all undertakings, no one ever found him unwilling to lend a helping hand. lumlbnll (1-3) Monogram (3) lioskethull (i) Baseball ( 1-3) Siviniining {3-2-1) Monogram (3-2) Fishing Club (2.1) Pistol Marksman Chess Club Air Cadet .iilill " , aflf -leniij ' y;»iDf 1RED[ ftllllKt IlifNt ilie Eni kiatf: ifinaiii ' Irancli. •DON " WILLIAM FREDERICK PITTS New Orleans. Louisiana iSatinnal Cnard DAN MORE ' l I ' AKKER Dickens, Texas Congressional 280 After a short period at Stanton Preparatory School, Fred came to est Point with the proper background to begin a successful niihlary career. Although quiet bv nature, he has proved the truthfulness of the old adage, ' ' Good deeds are done bv acts not words. " His sincerity and thought fidness have made man lasting friends and will make him go a long wa in iiis chosen profession. May he wear his wings as well as he wore the grey. " FREDDIE " fratcr Carniinl (:i) Color Line (3) Hockey (J-3-1 ' - ) I ' islol Shnriishoolrr Hiiiulrrillh Ni ' t ' K ' ' " " ■ (1-3) l ijl - Sltarpshoolc, Macltiiir (inn Sli(ir[tsho tler Air Cdih ' t The Newark lad who left his accent Ijack in Jersey, the Plebe who tangled with the English Department and came out on top — That ' s " Don. " Such feats, that deserve special mention, are not unusual for this fellow. His grim determination is efficiently concealed by his good humor and affable grin. Never complaining, he takes things as he come and then meets them head on. Drags regidarK . but remains eligible — to date. Likes the " Field Arty " now. but will be an asset to any branch. DON ' ' Cor mral (3-2) Captain (7) Football ( ) Fishing CInh (I) Canirra CInh (1) Fistol Marksman 1 rm w H - M i. FREDERICK SIIER OOD PORTER. JR. FviRFiEi.n. CoNNErTm T Srnoli}riaI DONALD FRANKLIN P0 ELL Newark, New Jersey Congressional 281 ALIUS EMOK PKIiNCK ASHINGTON, D. C. Congressioiwi " Dick Prescott ' s Four Years at West Point " started Emory on his road. Of rourse Km is no Prescott. Why? Well, he is not a hive at all, he likes his re l comforter and boodle more than the average, and he is not immune to women. But who I not want him for a friend? — not one who has met him. Quiet sometimes, likeable alwa s. full of reason, sincerity — those qualities are what raise him above averatre: the will make him a popular leader. Company Aiihirnohilf Hi ' fn the ( ) Baseball {1-3-2-1) Camera Clnh ( 1-3-2-1 ) Pistol Sliarpshaater Maeliine Clin Marks A late-comer to " K " Company, " Profile " soon won the admiration of all his classmates. In spite of his modesty those who knew him well recognized his capa- bilities, and bis name appeared on every make list. A potential athlete in all sports, be concentrated on fencing and was deservingly elected captain of that team bis first class year. His two failings were academics and women — academics because he difln ' t like them, women because be lii l from them. I ' liol ILE " al (3-2) Feneinn (3-2-1) Fencing Captain ( ) Miliar " r (2-1) Pistol Sharpshoole iir Catlel lo avoii] !» " loui fcrler. I uUe. 6 I! ami it inorf HTCII Sitaiflii Hlflt 31 ' " T » f«liiiii TWO ' 282 THOMAS EDWARD RAMSEY San AucrsTiNE, Texas Congressional ROBERT JAMES RADER PocATEi.i.o. Idaho (jinsrcssianal Butch ' s career here is typified bv the fact that he has exerted himself considerahi to avoid any exertion. In fact, he is called " Butch " because he is self-admit tedly so " tough and rugged, " ' a result of his great conservation of energy in the com- forter. He never misses the Boodler Formation, where he conducts his training table. Butch ' s tales of Fort Scott are epics to his friends although we sus[)eet his accuracN . Appreciated bv his friends, he has been appreciated 1 his (). A.O. for more than his four years here — a rare record. Spificant (!) Gift ( ' .ommitwe Camrni CInl) 3-2) Ski Cliili (4-3) Chess Club (i) Concert Orchestra (4) Pistol Marksman Rifle Marksman Machine (Uin Sharftshoot ' Straight from the wilds of Texas to the bewildering East came " Emma ' s Chile. " Right and left face were finally mastered alter conscientious and diligent applica- tion. Once he became settled into the routine of things, though, life ' s little troubles never bothered him much. His ever-ready smile and sense of humor have won for him a host of friends. The country has gained a fine officer, a verv good bridge player, and, most of all, a true gentlemen, in Doo. Staff S -ruranl Hundredth ight Show (2-1) Fishing Club (2-1) Camp Illumination (3) Rijle Mark Coming to West Point straif;lit from higli srhool George has flistinguished him- self both in academics and on tin- field of sports. Making up in speed and aggres- siveness what he lacks in heiglit. (leorge ended a colorful baskelhall season as captain of the lQl-3 team. Hanking al tiie top of his class he gained this position parlh through hartl work and parlh through natural brilliance. lie was never too busv to help a goat nor did he ever lose [)atience. All in all. George is one of the most popular men in his class, a fine friend, and one who is destined to do great things upon graduation. •KKD " C„r,,nn.l (3.2) I Aeuteiumt (1) Stars (2) Hashthill (t -3-2-1) Mijnr ' • ( " ■ (3-2-1) :„l i,iiii ISoshrlhiil! (I) llnsrhnll (I-3-2-]) Cnmrm Club (4-3-2-1) I ' lwlofiriifihir i.iHtm nj llmrilzf (I) Pistol l,irl.s,„n„ Hi fir Marl.siwiii This l() al southerner had his course plaimcd from the day " Beast Barracks " was thrown al him. To rank high with a niiniuunn anioimt of work was his policy. At once he foresaw the value of Tactics and in this he excelled. An O.A.O. was an carh achievement — his approved solution. " Buddy " always knew what he wanted and reached his conclusions after much logical thought. The Coast rtiller is is branch and ma it briu " him tiic success he deserves. •■|{i l)l) • ln„l mi, i:,„uh (1-3 (iifl (.(immittcc (I) 2-1) I ' islnl Mnrl.s Machine Cni Sluiriisliiieler -DlRRl Corpwal (2) Ctmwru Club (I) Air Cadet ( iftnil Srigi ' ant (1) Clirss Club ( ) falmn Engineer Fo jtball (2) Fishing Club (1) Wdta Ifreand liin ' vlif hMtV 1 nil just lOlfJ an in even I aradeniit EMMETT ROBINSON REYNOLDS Coi.iMBi s, (Georgia Congrpssianal GEORGE ANTHONY REBll Dearborn, Michtoan Ci)n " iessi iinil 281 V: " ' A red-headed Texan. Jim is a quiet fellow with a ready smile, imtil the name of his state is smirehed. lie eame to V est Point the hard way. from the Army. After a quiet plebe year he developed into the draggoid of the Corps; however, in his cow year he settled down to dragging the O.A.O. He was serious about the work here and would not go on until he understf)od ever thing thoroughly. Nalin-allv hivev he didn ' t have much troidde. We send him back to the Air Corps, an ofificer. " JIM " «, ,■ » (7) Rijlc Marksmnn Machine Gun Sbiirpshooter Air Cadet You just know that )u like Darrie: } )u don ' t realize that you have unconsciously noted and admired his affability, poise, and sincerity. Darrie has a friendh interest in everyone, and ou problems are his problems, especialh if you are in need of academic coaching. A few of his particular interests are skiing, hockey, squash, tennis, hops, hikes, and South America, lie always has a cordial word for every- one, and will ah a s be a popular officer on any post. ■dvkkif;- Cnrjtoral {2) Lii ' ulenant (2) Cadet Instructor Spanish (71 Engineer Fnnllmll {2) Cadet Chapel Chair (4) Academic C.mich (3-2-1) Camp lllnminatian [3) Dialeclic Suciely (2-1) Ski C.luh (4-3-2-1) Fishinn Club (2-1) Pistol Marksman Machine Gun Marksman JAMES FOSTER REYNOLDS lloi STON. Texas Army DARRIE HEWITT RICHARDS Easton, Pennsylvania Congressional 28.1 IIAKOLD KlLBLli.N KOA(,il Las tlRUOES. New Mexico Senaiariul JAMES ALFKED RIFPIN New London, Connecticut Ariwi Nol finding academics too difficult. Rip has found plenty of time for boxing, playing squash and handball. In the ring, as elsewhere, he has shown that he could give it as well as take it. Tough, good athlete, good natiired. and alwavs ready for fun or good hard work de])ending upon Avhich is the most important at ilic time. i all around man i( liicrc c er was uiic. Corporal (3-2) Boxinii (t-3-2-1) Mim,r " .( " (3-2) Bugle Notes Stuff (3-2) Air Cadet EL KOACHO ' l.ioulrmml (I) Citrporal {2) Baskethall (1-3-2-1) Rifle Marhsinan liilinE «a- i I a liosi Iromal lia- a r iorliiu " JOHN quiet and unassuming lad. Kil look everything in stride remaining unperturbed ahva s. An athlete of no iiiean ability, he was at his best on the basketball court. However, he was vitally interested in all sports, be it only as a spectator. Not a lile-boner, Kil ' s level head kept him far from the clutches of academic and tactical de|)artments. His reach hel|)iiig hand and warm, good-natured attitude have brought him innumerable friends who consider his friendship a real privilege. flav.« «pni al 286 MICHEL ANUKK GEORGE ROBINSON G TAi ' MET, Massachusetts Congrcsaional Joliii 1 ' cainc [ ) Wesl Point with our cy on llic ir Corps. Even Beast Barracks was a form ol recreation for him. His sharp wit antl fine sense of humor won him a host of friends. His nonchalant mastery of any problem was invariahh figured from all possible angles. Not one to stand waiting in line, this rugged individualist has a combination of initiative and tenacity which promises a fine Army career for him. JOHN r; ■ ( ' .iil l(iin (I) loottmll (t-:i-2-l) Hnrhvv (J) Basclmll (I) Major " A " (2-1) Pistol Sliiir ishouH ' r Hijlf Shtirf)sliootrr til Cadet Robbie was one cadet who believed in a maximum of work and a minimmn of [)la . Whether helping a plebe with " frog " ' or engaging in some personal work, he went about ever thing with a sincerity and zeal that could not be doubted. Al- though the Air Corps is getting his services, Robbie would have been an excellent officer in am (jther branch too. Assisluiii Hocfic Cam m Cliih (1-3-2.1) Ski Chih (3-2-1) Maiiugiir (3) Sunday School Teacher (2) Air Cadet A soldier first, a linguist last! His tactical wizardry made him shine hrightlv in tilings military, and his dogged delerniinalion kept him glowing faintly in modern languages, lie thinks, works, and acts efiicienlly and independently. It is hard to tell whether .johnny ' s style is smoother on the track or on (adium Halcon since le has had wide experience on holh. Completely yoid of affectations he came here a good soldier and leaves a heller one. JOHNNY " Sergeant (7) (,oat luntlmll I ' ishing Clith HumhvMi Mghl Sh,ir (1-3-2-1) Track (3) Pistol SharpslKKitei On the wings of a sweejiing Minnesota wind, Al came to West Point, hringing with him all the resourcefulness and tenacity which years in the wild lake counlrx had taught him. A good picture of his success as a cadet may be gained by noting that he went through his first Beast Barracks Saturday Inspection without receiying a single demerit. His prowess with the books and his good disposition have made him as fine a wife as the will an ofTicer. a ielwi ;et lb! -jlNDV I ' d " |l jiandy ( 10 keep acaJemi ,piirl. II a swell ' Corporal {3-2) Lieutenant ( ) Suimming {4-3) itaterat-: {I) Manograni {3) Hoiiitzer Representative {3-2-1) Ski Club {1-3-2-1) Fishing Club ( ) Engineer Football (2) Rifle Expert Pistol Sharpshooter Machine Can Marksman ALBERT EMMANUEL SAARI Ei.v. Minnesota Senatorial JOHN ROY KOS. , J I!. PoBTLAND. Oregon Smainrinl 288 Minnesota lost a jironiising politician when Rov entered the Academv. " Ya gotta be diplomatic about tliis thing, " he would say, and he usually followed this bit of advice. Rov " s winning |)crsonalitv made friends for him in a hurry, and everyone who knew him found him a sincere friend. His tall tales and subtle wit made him a welcome member of anv gathering. Roy ' s sense of duty and determination to get things done will make him a credit to the service. ' SANDY " Lieutenant ( ) King Committee {3-. Uniform Committee Camp Illumination (1-3) Color Line (3) Intramural Monogram (4) Fishing Club Rifle Marksman Maehine (run Marksman Sand came from Fort Scott and soon made himself conspicuous by his inabilitx to keep a straight face when confronted by an npjterclassman. However, he took academics seriouslv and worked hard at them, still finding time for his favorite sport, track, and to fall in love. In spite of his being a little lovesick, he has been a swell wife. The C.A.C. is going to get an officer of whom it shoidd be proud. Lieutenant (I) Track (4-3-2-1) Class i ' umerals Indoor Track (3-2-1) Pistol Marksman Rifle Marksman Machine Gun Marksman I ROY ALEXANDER SANDERS Balaton, Minnesota Congressional VERNON KEITH SANDERS IIanford, California Army 289 WILLIAM 11AKKP:LL SCOTT. .IK. Jackson, Tennessee Sniuinrint II VKK ' LI KKI) S l NDLK.s Norfolk, Virgini. Congressional l an made our twosome a llireesome wlii ' ii I lie Plebes " coming lost him his tent in Veai ling Camp — and he couldn ' t gel rid ol us. lie brought with him a taste for field manuals, which was the marvel and envy of his wives; a sort of recurring red comforter fever, which has not abated: and a habit of staying up after re eille. ol which we cured him. A pseudo-pessimism earned him " llapp llarr and true soidierK abilit should win him honors. icl ' uifi CorjHiral (3) First Scrficonl Camcni Club Pistol Slutrpshootvt Bill is the Southern boy who came to " The Point " with many fixed impressions. Kour years of mixing with all kinds of men have not deprived iiim of his individ- uality but have added to his understanding of others. Ideals that are essential to a leader are impregnated within him to such an extent that he cannot but find success and make man friends wliere er he will find himself in the ' ars to come. SCOT ' Tlir rpnral (2) Srrurm,! (I) liasi ' lmll {1-3-2.1) I iinicrals ( ) Hop Manofirr ( -. ' M ' - ) Camp llltiminiiliiiii Cniiiiiiitlc (3-1) LOUIS THEODORE SEITH San Diego, Cai,iform Ciiniin-f Flushinc, New ork Omgri ' ssioiial i Neither nieticiiloiis nor indifferenl. Boone belongs to llial class of cadets who made the Corps what it is. In things academic his nalin°al ability leaned towards the cultural, et he took all courses in his stride knowing the were a job that had to be done. It was this air of refinement that makes him a social legend. With his faculty for winning friends and keeping them he should find smooth sailing in his chosen branch — the Air dorps. First Sprgcant Class . ' Suiiwral. Fencing {4) Fishing Club (1) (J) I ' istul Marksnian Itijtc Marksman Always one of the top men on the " Academy Totem Pole, " Ted was as equally at home in the first section engineering as on the gridiron or " driving the M Company rabble. " However, he remained throughout his four years a native Californian to the core — friendly and frank with a touch of the devil. Every Christmas saw him westward-bound for California and that " certain girl back home. " To him, no hurdle will ever be too high. •TKI)- Corpunil (2) Fnullmll (1-3-2-1) Major A " {3-2-1) Class . unwrals (i) Dialetiiv Sucirty Business Manager (I) Hundredth Mght Show (4-3-2-1) Cadet Dance Orchestra (2-1) Fishing Club Pistol Expert Rifle Sharpshooter Air Cadet CLYDE " From far off Washiiigloii Stale came lliis quiet, true son of his clan. After winning several skirmishes willi the academic board he then settled down to drifting easily ihrougli his four ears. Mis main activities were writing to the one luckv girl and reading novels. However, while here he began to wonder what clouds look like from above. Kesourceful, ever cheerful, and ever readv to lend a helping iiand. CKde should go far in his chosen branch — the Air Corps. Hi lr ( ) ,inwrals (7) Kljlr F.xpcrt Pislul A r» .- Air Cailri Vk est Point ' s gift to the fairer sex, Shafe has for four years constantly adhered to his motto: " Life is for the living. " A clearing house for .3.0 drags. Shafe " s little black book has always been in Corps-wide demand. Life is not all wine, women, and song with him, however, as is evidenced by the quiet. efTicienl manner with which he tackles any job and the thoroughness of the results. The best of room- mates, the Army gets an excellent officer. ■SHAFE " Baseball (4) Handball Club Rijlr ■;., » Air Cailrt Fanlhnll ( ;-. i-2-n Fishing Club Moiiofinii 1 (3) Canij) llluniinitlin I Commillr, ' CLYDE KELSEY SELLERS Wenatchee, Washington Senalorinl Washiiigtonhoro sent " G " Company a Dutclnnan who was ever willing lo help a classmate with a problem in any teolinieal course. However, J.J. also knew the value of a change of pace in the form of a late afternoon trip to the boodlers, an enjoyable swim in Delafield. or an evening of pinochle. Three years of hard work at a l pewriter easily earned him a llowiTziiR executive office in his first class )ear. In the years to come we know that the Coast Artiller will find in J.J. the qualities of an outstanding officer. " DUTCH " Liriiioiuinl (]) llonilzrr (1-3-2-1) Idirrlisinii Mdiuififi ( ) Ski Club (:i) Fishing Club (2-1) fnlniiniiral Mimngrum (i) Hijl,- l(„l.-niiiii Machine Cun Sliaipshimtcr This genial Irishman. K C ompanxs shortest flanker, came to us via D Company. Never an arch foe of the acatlemic system, he nevertheless felt that a well-written letter to the O.A.O. each night was worth the sacrifice of a few tenths. Sunda mornings heard his voice from the Catholic chapel choir loft. The rest of the week he spent mothering the plebes. His classmates will remember him lor his unselfish- ness and his (piiet attention lo dut . " SNU Fl ' -i ■ Corporal (2) Liniu-nani (I) Company Training OJjit ' er Catliolir Chapel Choir (-I-3-2-I) Catholic Sunday School Teacher (2-1) Academic Coach (3-2) JOHN JACOB SHULTZ, JR. 4SMiiVCTONBORO, PENNSYLVANIA Congressional i)AL(;iii;Kri mason sMnii CoCNCIL BlAFFS, ioWA ( Mngressional 293 RLSSELL JACKSON SMITH Winona, Mississippi Cungressional MALCOLM A1,K M)KK SMITH Birmingham, Alabama Senatorial I ' roiii Alaljama and pleasant iiicinorics ol ' university Mac arrived at West Point iiiisus|)eetiiig. However, after a rapid readjustment, he took plehe vear with its laughs. Yearling year uncovered liiin as a polislie l man with the ladies who always " drags pro, but often, but pro. " Mac has a wonderful faculty of knowing, liking, and associating with every type of person. Wherever he goes Mac is certain to have friends. Any job he may have will he accomplished quietiv but elTicieiith . I ' dlnlci Kciiifai ' iitiilire (1) ( ' .(iiiifi llhiniiiKititm Rf ' prc lire (3) l-tijlr Marksman • ,. Marksniaa Marltilw Can Mnrh Air Cdilrl doming from the deep South, .lack showed a zest for work as well as plav, though he never mixed the two. (Conscientious, he alwavs liked to do a job well, whether tactical or academic. Every Saturda evening would find .lack at the hop with his O.A.O. Jlis friendly spirit and readiness to help, coupled with a cheerful smile, characterizes his personality. A great lover of the broad open s|)ai ' es. his choice of the Air (Corps puts biin right at home. JACK- Cinn i lllnn,inali„a (:i) Cumora Cliih { ) I ' iniaici ' Cnniniillrc (!) 294 FREDERICK SPANN Montgomery, Alabama At Large KOBEKT NELSON SMITH SwANTON. Ohio (. ' o iarpss ono I Ifsl Poial I ' jf »ilb il- iniD!. liLili;. h iTfiaii to rArirgll). , nidt. iklfl „iL .belli " ,|« «lllllli Bob ' s four years at West Point are ones of whieli to be justly proud. Golf and basketball liave been his stand-bys in the field of sport, while the position of Assoeiale Kditor of the l ' 43 lioniTZER has proved his literary capabilities. Ol course there is the lighter side. How many times have I heard that ery. " Miy don ' t vou lei your hair do n ' : ' ' " (Jirls are a never-eudini; interest, hut l$ )h main- tains he is true to onh one. " SMITTY " Corpitrat (2) liash-tlmll {2) l-islnua Club Piognim Cimimhtee Hundredth l ' isti l Sharpshooter Mghl Show {t-3-2-l) Rijle Sharpshooter Houilzi-r {2-1) Machine Can Mark Associate Editor (I) lir Cadet Fred came in yvith an O.A.O. and a high sense of duty and held on to both. The high sense of duty earned him the rank he worked for and deserved, and the O.A.O. yvill soon be in the arm loo. He never failed in anything from sharing his spec to getting a blind date, and his steadiness was something syvell to be able to fall back on. He cannot miss in the work he loves so well. " THE HEAD " Corporal {3-2) Lieutenant (I) Football (1-3-2) Basketball (4-3) Lacrosse ( 1-3) Camp Illumination Cttnimitt (3) We ill " r (J . Iia c ah a s |iriilt(l omscUcs in a iiiorc iiialurc alliludc toward the " syslcin " " lliaii lliat of our smaller brothers. Hill (itteil right into this " fourth batt " spirit. ithout undue wear on the hooks he stood high in his elass. It wasn ' t a narrow life either. GoK and swimming shared his spare time along witli the ever-present comforter. Bill liked those week-ends too. adding much to the social whirl. true son of M Co. is Hill: we wish him the best of everything. " BILL " Curiiorul (2) Adjutant, i ' lid ISn. Golf (2-1) Swimming (4) thindredth M iht Shuw (3-2-1) .Sr »«.s l Club (I) Rifle Marksman Pistol Sliaii shm t ' i ■: Jitterbug superior, his delicate sense of rhythm kept Bill two fast beats ahead of tactical wolves — and academic bloodhounds and made him an " habitue ' of our week-end musical carousels. A perfectionist in personal appearance, his neatness made one wonder why the tactical flepartmenl lid not forget those trips to the Hatt Board. An ideal roommate, his tolerance and congeniality enabled him to live without an argument with a roommate whose idiosyncrasies would drive most men insane. " BILL " Sergeant (1) Rifle Team (-1-3-2-1) : umerals (4) Cheerleader (7) Hop Manager {3-2-1) Choir (4-3-2-1) Glee Club (2-1) Hundredth Mght Slum- (4-1) Rifle Marksman Air Cadet irmiliM ' (leu lif ■p r l0m ' II (tac( m i «iio( ok A fiif-fi»? erosily. [ m 1 .foisMI MLLL4M LOVK STARNES. JK tloNOLUiA, II « ri Irmy 296 ' to arJ Pat came to us as the pride of Wentworth where he wore stars, bars, stripes, anrl everything else there was. An lionor student tiiere. Pal didn ' t have a great deal ol ' trouble after the first shock of plebe year wore off. Of course he didn ' t alwavs understand what he was doing, but mental gymnastics seemed his forte. Dis- missing all his cares and worries with a " C ' est la vie mililaire, " Pat ' s cheerfulness became familiar to all wlio knew him. The Air Corps will be getting a good man when he gets his wings because Pat can gel in ihere and pilch whe n the chips are down. " PAT " Lacntsst ' Maniiiirr (3) Camp Illitniiinttioti (l-. ' i) Fishing Cliil) Pislitt SliarpslnHilrr lii lr Shiii isliHnii ' i Mdcliini ' (fiin, 2nil C.liiss Ciiniiii lir Cndct Once in a lifelime there comes to West Point a man wiio combines ail the best points of the " Army brat " and the " cit. " In our lifetime that man was Ilarrv Stroll. A true goat who never " wasted " a tenth, Harry was a past master at out- guessing the Academic Department. Ouiet and retiring as a Plebe, he came out of his shell with recognition and displayed those qualities of cheerfidness. gen- erosity, good sportsmanship, and willingness to do more than his share which will some day make him invaluable to our rm . " HARRY " Assistant Manri i ' r of Li (.3-2) Manager iMcrosse ( ) CiKit F ' dotlmll (2) Rijlv Slt iri sliiii,irr I ' isliil Shurpshimter lir Cwlrl ALBERT EARI, STOLL, JR. Pasadena. C i.ifoH!vi f lunar Scliniil I1 RR RU II KI) SI ' ROII lloNoi 1 I I , II » n ( iinari ' ssiiinal 297 W II.I.IAM J()H.N.M).N I Al.boll Bardstown, Kentucky CongmsiniKil EDMUND CORNISH SLUR Kansas City, Missouri Senatorial Ed first altracted our altcntion in IJcasl Barracks because of llie exlreinely inilitar manner in wliich his deep, deep voice boomed out tlie riglit answers. He bas kept it ever since, on the liop floor and in the Riding Hall, in the choir stalls and on the area (the T.D. nabbed him yearling summer but later gav ' hack all bis stripes and more). A beartv extrovert and a genial enthusiast, his friends ari ' as numerous as his abilities. •Cllir.l " " Curpnral (2) Itiing Curpural (3) l ' „l„ (1-3-2-1) „nwmls ( ) hnu,!i,„m (3-2) Minur • (■■ ( ) „ ' Ciimmilhi- CltiiintHi {1.3.2.1) Clans Kclirrsrilliltilf Ills AJJairs (2) Choir (1-3-2-1) Clwss C.luh (1.3) lir Cadet I nan Ir a delen fomldfl froui ■Rttf Keiiluck politics missed a good man when Bill decided to come to West Point. 1 lere is a man who can hold his own in an discussion, proof enough ol an anal) tical and |)ractical mind. Alwaxs near the top academically, he was never too busy to l(n l a helping band to less gifted classmates. A man of high ideals, bis life will alwa s be in complete accord with his ideals. To the Engineers goes a good man Sergeant (7) h.nilineer Football Rifle Sbiiriishimler lri(iii| Biinieni 298 LESTEK (;E()K(;E TAI I,()I{, ,)K. Kansas City, Missouri Cangn-ssional i;iKK KU.IIAKI) lAMVIKKKO San Antonio. Texas Congrpxsionnl Out of Texas fame a big man willi a 1)1 " smile. Mier lliree years as an enlisted man Uncle " T " eame to us, and, though easy going in eadet life, he always kept a determined eve on the Air Corps. A born " B " squader. " T " neglected his red comforter long enough each fall to helj) make " R " squad footliall the pride ol the Corps. We give to the Air Cor| s a piiul and an ollicer of whom llie ma he justly proud. " IINCI.E T " " Ciirporul {3-2) Fimtlmll (1-3-2-1) Monogram (3-2-1) liijlv(l) Camora Cliil, (3-2-1) Fishing Club (I) Modrl lirplanr C.lnh (3-2-1) Pisliil Shiiipsliiiiiirr KiJIr Slt,iri,slt,H,t,;- Maihinr dun l ' .- } cil Air Cudi ' l West Point was like a strange, new world to Les when he first entered, but it was not long until he had made himself right at home. He took things as they came and never comjilained. His cheerfulness and willingness to help won him many friends — friends who could turn to him for advice or aid. Les sincerely devoted his serious moments to upholding the standards and ideals of the Long Grey Line. Acting Corporal (3) Corporal (2) Football (I) Cadet ClwprI Choir (1-3-2-1) Pistol Sliarftslnfotcr Rifle Sharpshooter Miiehine Can Marhstnan Air Cadet 299 One of the missions of tlie Military Academy is to equip its graduates with the (juaHties essential to an oflicor. ' Pliose of us who have known " Frank " Thomas (hi ' se past years know tliat lie has ihese qualities. Qualities that arc characterized 1» his high sense of honor and his deep-rooted desire to do his joh well — the true l)rand of a West Pointer. Wings have attracted liini. ami the ir ( lorps gains one who will do his flying with honors. (.(L „ CInh d-H-l) I irr.l ' nsi,lr„l ( ) ln,lylr(l) I ' ninlir l ' h,rln nii lwr {2-1) C.ilt Kipnsrnlaliir (3) tir Ciulrl I Youll hear Tonunv was indifferent. Ihit to know him is to know he is indifferent oid to the pecavime and pctl . With a halanecd sense of proportions he has the envialde ahilitv to separate the wheat from the chaff. lie has a restless impatience with inaction — an impatience which has led him to cross many a lance with the T.D.. from which old Hill emerged l)lo()d hut luibowed. When he lakes his place in our arnn he will he one of the hest. Loa; lif ' lllllifi " ' 1 rven I liiiiu hi ' fllO-flll " I ' OMiNn ■V.s ii;i Club (2-1) IluiiilnMt Mfiltl Shmr {!) KiJIr Sh(iiiish ii,tcr l istul Martisntaii lir Cddrl Willi a 1 iiliere bi rMtllfiil llif lir liera boi ivislierai W(2J WILLIAM MARTIN THOMPSON Stici.er, Oklahoma Congressional FRANCIS ANTHONY ' lll() 1 S New ork. New Yohk Coniiicssionnl ■M)0 1 " P jain. Long before Al came to the Aeademy he made up his mind to perform all his duties to the best of his abilit . So whetlier on the parallel bars or just reading the latest war " poop, " he always puts everything he has into it. His conscientiousness in even the smallest detail is his outstanding asset, and for this his classmates know him well. His earnestness for active dut will carr him lo the lop in his chosen branch — The Armored Force. Lieuli-iiunl (I) Gyninaslics {1-3-2-1) ' umcrals ( ) Monogram (2) Minor " A- (Hy (3) Bugli- olcs Assistant Editor Election Committee (3-2-1) I ice-President Chess Club ( ) Willi a mililar background. Bob Tresville came to West Point from Penn State, where he had been well known. From Beast Barracks on he proved himself an excellent rider and gymnast, as well as a " hivev " goat. His ambition is to go into the Air Corps, and later to enter into the Diplomatic Service, for which he has been boning languages faithfully. In graduating, Tresville leaves with the best wishes and respects of his classmates. " BOB ' Track (2-1) Tennis (2) Cross Country (2-1) Pistol Sharpshooter M.FRF.D LUKACS TOTII ( ' i.iKTON. Ne« Jersey alioniil i.ikuiI ROBKRT BKKNVRI) ' IRi;s 11 LK, JR. Fort Benning, Georgia Consressional 301 WILLIAM HENRY TUCKER. Ill UoBBS Eerry. Ne« ork Ciingressidtuil RALPH JUSEl ' U TRLEX Norfolk, Nebraska Congressional Nebraska sent a loval son. " IViix, " to the Aeadeni) with httic i-nn c[(linii of i(s customs or traditions but with a sound philosophy of fellowship deri ed from home life with four brothers. While at the Academy, he learned quickl and ranked high in everything that he undertook although he never sought to " bone a file " at the expense of a classmate. Long after his cadet days are over, he will be re- membered as a true friend bv all his classmates. I ' .iirporal (2) l.iciilcniinl {!) Cross Country (3) Track (3) Piswl Manager (2-1) Ihmnr Cmuniltcv ( ) Glee Club (3-2-1) Sunday School Teacher (3-2-1) Hunk ame to West Point, friendly, sincere, ambitious, and full of humor. Tlnec stars on his H-robe show that he overcame all academic obstacles. Numerals and letters for tennis are evidence that nothing could deprive him ol j)articipalion in his favorite sport. Possessed with a true " M Co. Spirit ' " — difficult to get realK upset, impulsive, and with an ability to act on the spur of the moment, he shoultl go far as an officer and fl high. BINK ' Tennis (1-3-2-1) unwrats (I) Monogram (3) Minor " A " (2-1) Coal I ' ootlmll (2) Rifle Marksman Air Cmlel ■.wi JOIliN jONKS UPCHURCII. Ill W lLl.ISTl . Florida Congressional rT|ll|lin uf iis ijrntril hill It inil ranLril " knf a 6lf if » ill be rf- mniiif.Tlirff iiiiiierjIjanJ rtripaliM in II, .ft realli „i.hfshoiiM Happy Satcli, bouncing around with his big beaming smile, will long be remembered for his unceasing cheerfidness. Never absent from bull sessions nor boodle figiils (except when writing a fenime), Glenn is always prepared to enliven any occasion with jokes or rat-racing. Unsel fishness and a willingness to help anyone out of anything make for a fine roommate now and the best sort of ( .O. in the near future. " SATCH ' Corporal (2) Business Manager of Bugle iS ' oles Fishing Club (2-1) (1) Rifle Marksman (iift Committee ( ) . ir Cadet Coming to the Point after three years at the University of Florida, where he received the highest honors. Jack is treading water until something comes along that he can sink his teeth into. Despite his high standing here, the majority of his efforts have been to help the other fellow; he is never too bus to help a friend. It is little enough to say that he has the ability to match his ambition to become an excellent Engineer and a fine ofhcer. JACk- Lieutenant { ) Stars {3-2) Cadet Instruetoi Baseball (1) Chess Club ( ) Rifle Murksma, Pistol Marksman Machine Gun Marksman 303 Bob can always be rharacterizcd by bis sincerity and straight-forwardness in all tbat be does. He is every incb an athlete and exemplifies all those qualities that one associates with a truly virile man. He is very thrift v and has a real sense of alne. He is a person who will inspire the confidence and respect of bis followers because he faces the world sfpiarely and is ready to give back more than he gels. " HANDSOME BOB " Corporal (3-2) Foothall (3-2) Trurh (1-3-2-1) Dialectic Society (4-3-2-1) Track Major " A " (3-2-1) Rifle Marksman Pistol Marksman Air Cadet After three years at Fort Scott, plebe year held few terrors for this determined armv brat. His sincerity, loyalty, and good sense of humor, plus his frequent boodle boxes helped immeasurably to maintain the morale of the room. Two years a confirmed Ijacbelor. cow year be blossomed into a dragoid. Being company clerk, be was often submerged in poopsbeets, but always emerged on time with a duty roster. From our grev walls be goes to take his place in the Coast Artillery. Kriiiwrnlal Supply ;(. ( ) Corporal (2) Acting Corporal (3) Rifle (2-1) Manager ' s " A " (I) Catholic Choir (1-3-2-1) Camera Club (2-1) Pistol Sharpshooter PATRICK GERALD W AKDELL San Francisco. Camforma Senatorial |{i»bi:k ' I " JOHN w i,i,in(; i inT . Kans » Congressional 304 " lilfS ID all ' Mili»sil|„ ' UliMfij ' " " ffl. Tw ' ' ii! " )nipaiiv " ' IB ' niih a l Wen. " Michigan ' s loss is the Army s gain — so all of us say who arc acquainted with Macs sunnv smile and jdeasing personality. Besitles being a star on the " L " Com- pany championship hockey teams, Mac boasts another outstanding accomplishment: that of slagging to more hops than any other man in the company. Although this record woidd be the pride of any " snake. " ' Mac has remained true to one. Mac is headed for the Air Corps. His thoroughness and ability to succeed when the going gets tough is reason enough to assure us that his rise to the top in his chosen branch will be as rapid as the climb of the B-26 which he hopes to pilot. " MAC " Hockey (4) Intriimiiral Awards {4-3-2) Ski Club (3) Camera Club (2) Fishing Club {2-1) Pistol Sharpshooter Air Cadet To US he is L ' Eau. Our memories of him driying the first section ma dim. but never will we forget the willingness and sincerity with which he declareil himself in everything from a rat-race to a coaching class — both numerous. While we caroused at the Boodler ' s. or listened to jive, he spent his time listening to classical music, studying Russian, or playing bridge. Confidence, determination — he radi- ates it. " LEAU " Corporal {2) Lieutvnanl {1) Siiimining {4-3) Ahhipto .s {4) Stars {4) Camp Illumination {4) Chapel Chime Ringer {4-3-2-1) Football Scoreboard Si uail {4-3-2-1) Academic Coach {4-3-2} Company Hotcitzer Reprrsrutn- tire (4-3-2-1) Dialectic Society {4-3-2) Department Head. Dialectic Society (1) Camera Club {3-2) Hijie Marksman ' :7 ' f?:? MALCOLM SETH WARDROF. JR. Moi ' NT Pl.E svNT. Mi(:iiii; N Coniiressionnl FUFA) HRENMN(; W 1I:KS. lU Washington, D. C. Senatorial 305 GEORGE HARVE W ATSOiN Padicah, Kentucky Honor School WII.LIVM EDWIN WATERS Indianapolis, Indiana Annv Having served three vears in tlie regular arIll before coming to ' est Point. Hill lias taken to army life quite naturally. Typical of most Hoosiers. he has a friendly ])ersonalitv that has won for him man) friends. Though not exactly what one would call an engineer, he has marched several star men to classes during his Cadet career. As a member of the choir he has spent his Sunday mornings in (Ihapcl while most of us were suffocating in a red comforter. Cmponil (3-2) Hegini ( nUil ( ' ,i m m a n iU ' r Cadel Cliapcl Choir (1-3-2-1) Pistol SharpshiiDicr Hijic Sharpshoiiu- Vfler vicious, desperate battles wilh the sadistic " God of Tenths. " Jorge i-aine liirough, " bloodv but unbowed " — fortunately for us because we gained a lo) al friend with a surprising sense of humor that never failed to amaze. f]ven more amazing was the great varietv of gadgets in his desk drawer, most of which were iisiiall on " lend-lease. " Loved Irvin S. Cobb and Kentucky mountain music, but haled academics with a passion born of constant suffering. Swell guy, good " uifc. " and most of all, dependable — that ' s George. •JORGE " ( ' (ir xinil (2) Srrfifdiil (1) Hundrt ' dlh Night Show (I) Fencing (4) Assistant Miiniigcr Fencing (3-2) Manager, Fencing (I) Honitzer Reprcsenlatire (I) Pistol Marksman 306 (;k()K(;e si ' ook weakt :iii ; (;o, Illinois (j)iigr( ' ssiiiinil THOMAS ROBERT Mi ATSON Savanna, Illinois Coiigressionnl Luckv is lie who lias a good " wife. " and particularh fortunate was the man who drew Boh Watson as a roommate. Generous to a fault, he willingh aided all of us who needed help. Ciieerful, he did mueii to restore our often jarred faith in our fellow men. Capable, he seldom sought responsibility, but it was surprising how frequenth we sought him to share or to assume our responsibilities. No more need be said of an man. " TS() " " First .Ser ™i)r Pistol AlarksfiHin George is thoroughh hiinian. Combining a militar nature with a love of art in its more visible forms, he has evolved a remarkable blende. Undaunted bv the sound of his voice, he sang through four vears of " la vie militaire " ; need more be said of his fortitude ' : While with one hand he cracked a whip over the gvm squad, c lR ' ' This squad- J IK with the other he beat off the femines. We can hear him now, savin ron will take off iiiimediatelv . . . " Acting Corporal (.?) Cor ) oral (2) (inn (4-3-2-1) Maiuigrr (3-2-1) iifnrrals (4) ManagrrS " A " (1) Carnrra i ' Auh Fishing Club Rifle Marksman Machine Can Marksman Pistol Shnr[ sltiiotcr Air Cadcl 307 ' »., II " Wheels " brought lo lli ' ca(h ' iin a varied haek roiind of experience acquired in several colleges and prep schools. KarK in his cadet career as a plebe in Beast liarracks. he acclimaled himself to tiie rigors and trials of cadet life. As an indus- trious and efficient vork ' r lie gained liie respect of his friends. I ' nder that tradi- tional mask of " M " " (]ompan iiidiffcri-tKc )u «ill find a man liiat will see a job through. ' WHEELS " CitjHiiin (I) Kiflr l,„l,-.n " Hev. ' Pop. ' gotta skag? " ' ' Sure. " " Can 1 read that magazine next " " Yep. " — a sample of the dailv queries he faced, vet alwa s willing to share with others. Kegardlcss of the marks on the weeklv sheets nothing seemed to bother him — ' twas " agin " " his nature. " Pop " is a firm believer in relaxation. His fondest wish is for worth-while knowledge — a wish never compromised for text books, grades, or rank. lie called many a " squeeze plav " with the Academic l)c|)artmcnt. but managed to come out " the winnah. " I ' OP ' Si ' igeunl (!) Academic Conch (3) Pistol Expert li,. bout iiiin liim .iiiireJ » -DUE ' I Mill " llieperlf keiifveri (ooikac ' CENE ' U) KOBERTSON WILSON I!ikmim;ii VM. iAmMA Congress JOHN (MiX ' l W IIEELOCK. Ill MoNMoi Til. Illinois (:imp,ressiimitl I 308 ' «ini(j|jj. ■ ' ' hi traJi. Duke lias the trails that make him a true meiiiher oi ' that lonp;, gray Hne — a strict sense of dutv and a lo alt to otiiers. His perseverance made him tlie victor in his bouts with the Academic Departments. His winning smile and congeniahly won him man friends. We know that his inherent abihty and determination to succeed will culminate in success wherever he goes. (lOod luck. Duke. First Sergeant {]) Wrestling {4-3-1) Minor " A " (3-1) Baseball (4) Plebe Coach (2-1) Minor " A " (2-1) Choir (4-3-2-1) Clee Club (4-3-2-1) Rifle Expert •Ilk oibfp. " iW him- " ' ' ffSlif;. The product of manv vears in a sunny, pleasant Southern atmosphere. Gene is the perfect personification of such a life. Never excited, always smiling and pleased to be of service to someone, he will alwav s have a lot of true friends. His struggle with the Academic Department kept him out of much of the athletic picture, but he nevertheless showed up better than well on the intramural side. Blessed with a cool head, he is real, all the wav through. Iliimhr.tih Miihi Shnir (2-1) Coat Football Fishing Club t ' islol 1 «,- .• v ; THOMAS BATES !i INDSOR Cambridge. Maryland Congressional i ELGENE ALGLSl W INtv. ,)!!. GuLFPORT, Mississippi Congressional 309 BARTON KYLE YOUNT Washington, D. C. Consrcssiunal ROBERT MORSE WOOD Hackensack, New Jersey Cungrrssioitul I L ' iil liiin (I) l.ncn,sse (4-3) " Slav loose " is his favorite expression, ami it contains a true character analysis of Woody — always calm and unrullled no matter what the circumstances. An un- believably conscientious pursuer of academic files, vet always finding time to coach plebes, take daily workouts at golf, tennis, squash, swimming, or wrestling with the accounts at the Pointer office. He worked hard at everything he undertook vet never lost the common touch which makes him a swell guv to have aroun l. Sivitiintiiiii {i -3-2-1) Minn,- " A- (3) Moiingruni (2) Pointer Staff {2-1) BusiiK ' ss Manager Pointer (I) Hup Manager (3-2-1) Harl came to West Foiiil (lelcrmincd lo follow his father into the Army Air Corps. His four years here have been giiid ' (i 1) this one ambition. As to sports — every spring found him plaving on the golf team, upholding his reputation as one of the finest golfers at West Point. In the I (]o. tradition he never neglected the social side of life. Every weekend had ils " pro " drag: he was " one of the boys. " -|{ VRT " (1.3) iSunierals Golf (4-3-2-1) Numerals (I) Letter (2-1) Hundredth Mghi Show (2-1) Rifle Sharpshooter Pistol Sharpshooter Air Cadet ipj the social —2 C03IPANY 2° Class L ST ROW: EaMmead. Parker, Rasper, Falck. n ' arburlon. Boiler, Willis. 3rd row: Miracle, Farley, Christv, Ga las, Anderson, Tenney, Cole. Hertel. 2nd row: Rhoads, Bugg, Kalz. .fones, Abbott, Renzulli, Hunt. 1st ROW: Tanksley. IJnton. Rogers, Rooker. English. Hartman, Fishbark. Broderiek. »° Class LAST RO«, left to right: DiSihio, Mullei, Eglin, Davis, Combs. 3rd row: W ' essels, Burnett, Pitts, Capka, Roue, Marshall. 2nd row: .4ustin, Cooch, Glab. Erickson. Dart, Cvr, Cumberpatch. 1st row: Coughlin, Prahl, Allison. Blandford, .Steinhardt, Cowherd. Sriolln. flrar. 1° Class i.v-T Hou: Tnislin. C.roulev, C.o.x, Dnnhom. Kent. .Vrii Kim: Cote. Sniiirt. Cobh. « v, Miliride. W ilson, I.eemon, Boiler, I on Moire. II ood. l.iewer. Ith row: Ihbnider, Mann. Smith. Sponhem, Join ' s, Mi Dotii ' l. l- ' or- seil. Lolt, Hume, Ingham. 3rd row: Coin, I aughan. Murphy. Balson, Givens, tt irries, fl ilkinson. Edimrds, Lee, Marriott, MeGiiinness. 2nd row: Hhile, Uesl. II oodniird. II alum, Dauberl, Ilasselbulch, Lus- ker, Fortier, Tierno, McCarretl. 1st row: Skilton, Marvin, Harmon. I alpey, Bramblett, Spies, Steele. Mealor, Gay, Mci amee, Prescott. :512 :OMI»AI Y 2° €la!«s LAST ROW: Mattiix, Bmhsnii, Reed, Kellv. Whitsim, Walker, f heeler. If esthrook. Urd row: Huddlestun, If finer. Or- lian. Mehrtens, Meyer. If alsiin. ' Norton, Greenivalt. 2nd row: Essen. liar. II alkins. Burns, Sualengci), Martin, Steinle. 1st row: Clark, Keck, If ' righl, Connor. Bells. Mc Mullen, Alex- ander, Saine. absent: Perkins. IjVST row, left to right: Brickhouse. Rovem, Jones, W . C., iSve. Susolt. Gerhard. Tiittle. Srd row: i i rl n. Pickens, Frock. Lerch. Jones. P.. Klein. Eiler. McArdle. 2Nn row: Bootz. I ogler. Snnic. Hall. If aterman. Cajjney. Melson. 1st row: ilm iuist. Reagan. Mill- ingtan. Mr Inliffe. Shannon. Hen- derson. Selton. Rehni. absent: Brotherton. 0 m " fi ' " ■ e WNe fe Se h ' fi to right: Hrimrrl. 5tii row: Chason. (msiIc. Bail. Cor- dova. Mclwis. E. IT., Klima. Craig. Field. Kellum. Brabson. Boles n. Itii row: Starker. Dinidson. Ren- net. ewinan. Smith. Burke. Hairs. LaRoche. Fletcher. Mclean. 3rI) bow: Favret, Stewart. If. G.. Ladensuhn. Klement. Peterson. Rouch. Sprake. Miller, (kissman. IHetsche, Holt. 2 Ti row: Skelton. Burnell. Russo. Sliirh. Sargent. Giles. Lindsay. Stew- art. M. N.. Pettee. Scarborough. 1st ro«: Tolar, Carlisle. Ifvatt, Daughertv, I oris, Strickland, Tan- ner, ffalker. Rentes, Nichols, O. S., Moore. absent: Martin. L. L.. Martin. M. . ., Berg. Shnniard, Soik, Romiwy. 313 COMPA.W ' 2° Class S- " LAST row: Davis, Parham, Brown. Deckle, (falsh, Atkinson, McGre ior. Pugh. 3fd ho«: Srott. Shea, Greene, Horn. Young, n lialen. Griffin, McCabe. 2nd pon : McClure, Steiens, Krcnil. fT ilson, Sliiely, Herres, Filzpatrii I,. Ingirerson. ]ST row: Mntljridl. Scull. I order- mark. Yeiiell. Susli, Bower, Brierty. Shaifer. 3° Class LAST ROW. lefl l( righl: Doufilds. Janeezek, Kleist, Erlenkotter, Lvnn. Fa-as. 3rd row: Grirnmeison, Hood, Mc- Lean, ff allis, Sanders, Snellinf . 2nd row: Moon, Goes, .Mur iliv. G. F., Martin. Dunn. Hihlmrd. Irvine. 1st row: Mire. Shehiin. Berg. SiiJIivau. Sniilh. (Mr . Mur )liy, Rogers. ABSENT: ForthoJfer.Ginshurgh, Green- hill, Harris. 4° Class I ST ROW. (• Id right: Cnniphcll. Mahl. erdotd. Silvcnnon. 5th ro« : Micluiliik. Bechlol. Slumjic. Brown, MeKerlie, McGranery, Miir- hen. C.arrington. McMurdo, Tullle. Mahin. 4th row: Russell, Ramey, Haddeii. Jenkins, Hardin, Wolf. Mason, Erh, Wahl, Willi rer. 3kI) row: McFlrov, Clark, Suelzer, Bubin, elson. Bailey, Martinez, Simpson. Sfiraggins. Carter. Mc- Glynn. 2nd row: Aver.-. Dallman. Johnson. Snow, Heilbronner. Hearin. Srhniiin. Long. Epps. Reynolds. 1st row: Murphy, Hardy. Cone, FridI, Vaci, Hoffman. McCracken. Robsiin, Smith, Guthrey. Crouch. absent: Adkins, Bailey. 1. L.. Del I ecchio. Draper, Minor. Patrick, Stabley, Spann. 314 t " « ll»ANY 2° Clasps wy ' ' f LAST ROW: Earhurt, Parks. i ash. (ircene, Jones R. A ' ., Freed. Clark. 3rd row: Easier, MrNiel. Atkinson. SonMelie, Stodrlard, Berry. Cham- berlain, Oswald. 2nd row: Durante, HemsUv. Hiil- chin. Smitli. nailer, Jones. F. (( .. Barnes. 1st row: Pehrson, Muriian, Ban- kamp, McCabe, Ingwersen, Fore. W iltiams, Fitz-Gerntd. oi in picture: Baldwin, McGee, I ' lirfiti. Maughan, Heintzelman, Sl.iszak. 3° f lass LAST ROW, left to right: Titllv. Ander- son. Charlson, Bell,0 (Miinar. 3rd row: Moore, Jenks, Emlev, Bottumly, Jackson, Couherd. 2nd row: Pickett, Parks, Huniina, Mulkev, Broivn, Rodden, Lindcll. 1st row: IFald, Hurst, Laurence, Mvslinski, DeArment, Patterson, ViVron, Ciszeivski. 4° Class T.AST ROW: Hiloiski. H olaier, I an- Hout, Hogan, Brunner, W illiams. 5th row: Carter, Wier, Crone, Christian, Burnett. MacKenzie, Gra- ham, Gillespie, Lewis, Kiser, Wag- ner. 1th row: Devlin. Fitzpatrick, Hill- man, Dager, Price, Short, Li I ley, Mantpy, Citrano, Wuchter. 3rd row: McBride, Haley, Mc- Culloch, Rhett, Groat, Janis, Archi- bald, Trusrott, Limpus. 0 ' eal. Brulon. 2i D BOW : Szetcczvk, U ilsoii. Dillanl, Knight, Tyler, Kratz, Landrith. Pinker. Ruth, O ' Hanlon. 1st ROW: Lombardo, Henshate, Paape, Wood, Norris, Daiis, Grady, Neff, Lake, McDonald, Hankins. absent: Averill, Callahan, Chidlaiv, Grimes, Hamilton, Mabrr, Shafer, Spiller. 315 C03IPA1NY 2° i ' lass I. iT RO«: Hririlv. Cocnifl. )) i7«hi. .S. ... IMtmiin. ■ ilti) KOW: Frear, Mazur. liofirrs. Tiinnlpr, Elgin, Pigi!. 2 i) bow: If rhh.Orr. Riiliaril. Miir- lin. lilunh: ffilson. L. tt .. Sniss- hvlm. IsTROH: McClurc, Schnartz. Cliililx. Ireland, if ' infield, Hammel. Harris. Shaefer. absent: Barickmun. Boiling, Broun. i. L.. Bnvers. Gordr. Koch, Penre. Sjtidding. :{° ClasK l. ST KOW. Irj ' t til riglil: Driiniiui. I elsun. Holilen. Bhnchard. Driihr. 2nd row: Kimble. Shephonl. Mii- liimi-y. Burr, Pugh. Barnelt. Sullinin. I ST row: Murphy, Burns. Morrison. Codling. Cregnrr. Anderson. Crares. Cooper. absent: Coliell. Clore. Klv. I ' oriir. Harper, Hendrick, Hoiiell, King. Kutrhinski, Svnions. 1° riaMN I, VST ROW, left to right: Siegel. Urisioe, Kahlert, Shernood. liarker. McCrvslal. Farmr. 5th row: Hanes. Fehrs. Triiiilile. Driseotl. Farley. Findell. i-rilli: l.unnev, Boeher, Clymer. Ith row: Fouler, Crogo Miller. Belmonle. Moore, Bass, Mi Donald. Jones, Taliaferro, Cilligan. .Ird row: Post, I ' ieree. Korar. Landis. If erner, .frinslrona. Cun- ningham, Tavliir. Bennett. Sluekey. Burgess. 2Nn bow: (iodiiin, Damon, Coffey. Itirrick, f inson, Findlev. Lenker. Bovce, Aris iauni, Curry. 1st row: Leve, Mewhorn. I ' lillmi. Colder, Leghorn, Eriekson. Shor i. Siiekman. Sleuart. Domey. Bergei . vbsent: Blood. Dahney. Deritt. Hen- derson. Otstot, Pace, Sheridan. :U6 4; COMPAIVY 2° Class ir G f 6 d ,rS C ' Sfe " fr LAST ROW: Cloudmaii, Fletcher. )th kow: Carter, Hurley, ft ickhani, Sttsank, Betts, Culberlson, Piitkelt. .■?RD row: Paoy, Cullen, Pare, Rirli- nuiiid, Hutchings, Jalhert. ( ' .add, liaruski. 2nd row: Dwan, Hegenberger, Field, Spahr, IT olj, Eastman, Gullion. 1st row: Love, Evers, leach, Piehrs. Brier, W hitaker. Short, Bond. itsKNT: Johnston. 4th row: Nash, Williams, G. L., CriJIilh. Smith, E., Rav, Williams, li. H.. Sllides, Browhell, Bowen, Shadday. 3hd row: Pickett, Croal, Swain, Morgan, Bell, Marlotv, Doyle, Len- I ' est, Casey, Combs, Camblin. 2nd row: Karr, Jones, G. S., Fair, McKav, Crowell, Sprinkle, Smith, R. P., Eckert, Glynn, Walker, Rochfort. ] T row: McNabh, Einsidler, Tro.x:- ,•11. Tiimlin.wn, Nunn, Bissell, Gault, ' „Mi s. (rolsis, Farris, Allen. , ot in picture: King, Thompson, J. O., Kochel. Horowitz, Olds, Haz- lett. Muhlke, Forbes. 5W v« i, i a a S0-ya fi i ' " fe . TJ Ci ' Sf% COMPANY —2 2° Class LAST RO« : Rosncss, Jamur. Juckson. Glentlcnning. Espiiillal. DixDii. 3rd Ron: Parker. Snyiier. Hudson. Smith, K. B., Smith, L. B., Bell. 2nd row: Phillips, Foisey, Hancock. Snavelv, Spieth. Breitenbach, Cow- sex. 1st ro«: Morris. I ' .ilrington. 11- mond, Hommel, if ebster. Iron, Dirkes, i oiak. tl° Class LAST row: left to right: Kennedy. Pardee, Hanley, White, Lemley. Kinnard. 2nd row: Nealon, Howe, Brundin. Robinson, Hazen, Dring, Emerson. ' n 1st row: Solomon, Knoll, ,Sr i(i )r;, Ingersol, Smith, Geyer, Connell. Toon. 4° Class last row, left to right: 1 ill ion Johnson, J. H., Camphi ' ll. If or Evans, Millman. 5th row: Trnhy. Pnlliiim. ( ' .r ncford. Robinson, Stanowitz. Lore, Melinrr. I elie, Varrettson, Hum, W hitney. 4tu row: Thompson, Minckler. Riedv, Preston, Soer, Bogdan, Beck- er, Mossy, Crockett, Small. 3rd row: Babbit, Connif, Campbell. Junes, E. K .. f( ilkinson. Firauchcr, Cilbert, Linden. Briggs. Herman. Ellis. 2nd row: Martin, ( ' amniings. Daoust, Garrison, Slazak, Garwood. Hamilton, Sprngins, File, Nelson. 1st row: Liebel, Paiia, Mallory, Cajjey, Basham, Jones, A. H., Mc- Govern, Ballard, Johnson, R. L., Reynoldson, Evans. 318 ptlit ' M5]!li3 a0 !S a ' " a. ' ' » e • ' fa t a •bi- ■ sH«fe OMPANYl __ ■ — 2 2° Class LAST ROW. (■ (« rigltl: Sulliran, (,radv. Haves. If ctlu; U ickert, Biir- lielt, Jenkins. 3rd bow: Brill. H eslfall. Tucker, Elliot, Hcrshrr ier, Teeior, Beckett. 2Nn ROW: I anSchuick, Rundell, Bowlev, Moses, Rowlings, Potter, ( ' •lasgow. 1st row: Peak. Maiighan. Earnest, Hull, U inn, McDonnell, Liitz, Bur- Mi. absent: Simpson, Philpiit, Hill, Mathe, Romanek. 3° Class LAST ROW: Havman, Peterson. 3rd ROW: Patton, O. B.. ChristI, Pearce, Zillmer, Petrone. 2nd row: Giles, Richards, I) iglit- man, Daniel, Hesse, Cutroma. 1st row: Norman, G. B., Hennessey, J. J., Bressler, Aurand, Bright, Gor- don, Donaldson. absent: Auringer, Babcock, Cheadle, Gamble, McCoy; A. M., Metzler, H. C, Mickelwait, Schellenger, Staser, Truman, White, W. B., ffoKnger. 4° Class LAST row: McAlister, Ekberg, Dono- van. Magee. Thornton. Hanson, Halligan. " Stebbins. Gelini, Hayes, Donning. 5th row: Blue, I ' allaster, Krehs, Barnard, Benson, Richards, Gorder, Reo, Harmeling, Lawrence, Raine. 4th row: Summer, MacW ' herter Morris, Poivers, Avery, Bacon, Koch- h, McConnell, Ma.xson, i ' an Cleve. 3rd row: Gatlin, ImObersteg, Smith, R. M., Allen, Zook, Kennedy, Urie, McQuarrie, Horner, Seeger, C. M., Coulahan. 2nd row: English, Calvert, Chase, Smith, G. F., Brown, W . P., Daly, Barr, Monroe, Raese, Carhartt. 1st bo : Hartwig. Shilstone, Rafai- ko. farr. D. E., Riley, Golden, Lessey, Holdridge. Jones, J. W., Duhsky, Dombrnuski. absent: Carter, Dolan. Farr. J. T.. (? inters. 319 « 320 ' ' ejf Those WHO LEFT IS ' V ' FOLRTII CLASS, 1939 Adams, L. . • Adams. P. P. • Beahm. 11. L. • Bender, R. C. • Belts. G. • Bowman. K. E. • Bowman. II. C. • Broz. A. F. • Cobb. J. Mc C. • Conway, R. J. • Crockett. R. II. • Cronin. 11. J. • Dalton, W. L. Davis. ,1. T. • Denney, J. S. • DcWeese, T. D. • Dixon, A. C. • Dunlap. J. A. • Dyla. B. J. • Edmonds, R. H. K. • Kaulk, F. G. • Forbes. E. J. • Foster. J. J. • Gallagher, R. E. • Gallahar. J. L. • Giffin, S. S. Gilbert. II. N. • Harper, II. P. • Hathaway, J. A. • Hoban. J. J. • Holland. R. J. • Holtan. H. A. • Houser. R. H. • Hutchinson, E. J. • Jeffers, D. H. • Kelly. T. J. • Kilroy. W. D. • Kraetzer, W. A. • Ladd. .1. F. Laflamme. W. F. • Latshaw, J. B. • Lawless. D. K. • Lloyd, J. R. • McCabe. T. E. • McCiregor. ,1. l. McHenry. R. L. • Machen. B. L. • Mansfield. F. C. • Martin. M. L. • Mead. C. F. • Aiiracle. R. V. Mitchell. .1. W. • i a lor. W. E. • Norton, J. H. • Oakley. M. T. • O ' llare. J. J. • Overstreel. . L. Powers. ]{. II. • Pugh. J. R. • Quesenberry, M. H. • Richard. A. H. • Robert. W. II. • Roberts, C. B. Ryan, R. LaVl. • Sands. L. A. • Schwartz, P. A. • Scott. E. P. • Scotl. R. M. • Spence. T. E. • Sleinle. P. L. • Stephens. W . II. • Sterling. A. E. • Thorpe. G. W. • Toms) ck. L. M. • WaUh. D. F. • Weakle . E. R. • W hilaker. K. V. • W inans, W . E. • Wise, R. VanO. • Young, R. E. THIRD CLASS, 1940 Deekle, W. C. • Fitzpatrick. L. M. • Field. F. • Gadd. R. G. • Gorelangton, E. A. • Hegenbergcr. A. C. KremI, E. A. • McClure, R. D. • McGregor, J. K. • Moses, J. W. • Power, J. O. • Smith, J. T. Tomlinson. W. 11. SECOND CLASS, 1941 Kesllcr ' BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG BATTLE OF MANASSAS BATTLE OF FREDERICKSBURG BATTLE OF SHILOH BATTLE OF CHANCELLORSVILLE BATTLE OF VICKSBURG BATTLE OF ANTIETAM BATTLE OF CHiCKAMAUGA BATTLE OF WILDERNESS r I eiieral Thoiiia»« •J. ' ' Stoneivall ' ' Jackson. Class of ]ft40. and his staff ivere retnrning from a r«« onnaissainc o lioforo the battle of Chancellorsvllle i;% lien Ills own men. in error, fired npon the party. Jackson was niorlall,v wounded and died soon after. His dealli was a severe loss to the Confederacy. PI.EBE jmLIMG ow V- " ■ ' JH jK y.«, ( " M22 Si CLASS CLASS HISTORY M fuj ' 3f It iowk jiiKl Xwn uiinules for um to roalixo tliut tli« re was no linmor ii II %m II 326 s in " I ' lill v»ur kii«»i bn« k! ' . From thai ■noni« ' nl 4»ii ««-«• poiindvfl slairw anil lh« ' ar« n on III ' «l« ul»l« . Svi ' f ' al-wf ' l dreMN coalN. flvin f sii jar IiowIn. and ' " Sit Up! " i« fl iii l« lil»l4 ' ineiuorifN of aplly naiii« d lt« ' :isl llai-i-iK-ks. I»r«-- Pti ) tliat clwsl ii i. Diicnit. 327 s« ' iitatiuii l ara«lo inliMMliKM ' d .Siiiiiiiior ' ani|i. i%-|i« r4 li« ' l v« ' ii allili i ' s aiid i »nilia( |irin« ' i|il« s ii4» " .s|»are fiiiiv « ' xiNl «l. Xot iiiilil ■iiaiK ' nvfrs « «»iild vi ' f4 ' 4 l lik« liiiiiiai iM iii;!; «. Tlicii liai-k lo " nie« l " llic ' » vs. anil Klarl claNNf N. With « ' V4 r (■■« a lni« niisliiii« ' nt. lt« Lo - ■ 4-al! " . inwMt Kliidi« l hard: noiik ' «toiild »r v»iil«l nnt. F« iiiida- [ I ' irL „f, lliv l„ ' ,l ami nail,: KiiuU ' i-fiiiitrn. Just rcsliiifi. .■528 Kil ' ill,. At the end of the first day (I O ( ic jdic.s () ihalh tion took many wc i» ' anted to stay. Football season with rallies, games at Mieliie, and trips was a welcome break that soon brought Christmas. For ten days we ' ' had no master ' % dragged pro. skated, or just crawled beneath a red comforter. Then it was over! Upperclassmen returned to join 330 They shrill not f)ass An army triireh on its — 331 ■ ' unit (.hinicer- " ol uniHirnlli ' led. In cddt ' tire, e.xercis the Aoadoniic Department in weighing us down. January, February, March dragged iiy. April brought green leaves and Spring Buck- up; but above all else — the end was in sight. Then days whipped by to June Week — boodle-filled trunk lockers, waxed tent pegs, pass-out parades, and finally — 332 " Sir, may I buy some help? " The Parade. With near hysteria from mingled emotions of relief and joy we heard T4 — " Front Rank, Ahout FACE! " Recognition was at hand. Glad hand day. Ihuii thiit mtinll joii: ni: .„,_ c caz feas Recognition was sweet! At last we were members of tiie Corps. We soon learned how to " fall out " and loved it. Yearling Summer Camp was mighty changed. True — we disassembled, went in position with, fired, and received tactical lectures on ma- chine guns, 37 ' s, l.?5 ' s, trench 334 I t 335 •tJ ;« isu! 4 5 - s; — everyu ' }iere. mortars, antomatic rifles, Garands. and pistols — bnt that was onl fluring the mornings. Afternoons nerc spent in the boodlers, canoe- ing on the Hudson, swimming at Delafield, playing tennis, or 336 wfSf iiiand sopinofi a fitting ' climax to tito siiiiiiiior. But our first froodoni oanio on tiio Vorld s Fair I ' rip whoro wo ail roeoived sonic kind of minor education. Academics ended Yearling ' Deadbcat! 1 V ' Now the miichini ' gun is most elective — 3;{8 We knon a college B with a .science major had been roiled into nine months! After the first week ' s grades were posted, onr red comforters were in the halls from taps ' til midnight. Ktnd.ving late be- AikI they could slill sit dowr, 339 34(( came as much a habit as getting np at Reveille. Football trips helped some but it was Christmas leave that made it all seem worth-while - at least until we returned on Januarv 1. 341 I ' jr-, From that day until April we cxistod — no more. Chronic signs of madness possessed each of ns at some time or another. It looked like Furlo would 342 • If (• (lon ' l h(ir ' to iiiitk like the injnntry Fall in and take a report. Slum, finny, and henna 344 -=- never some. lOOtli Nile found the Plebes just as bitter as we once were. Seeing the sun at Reveille once again meant the Tac could see our non-reg. slippers. As summer came one word sky- rocketed in importance — Furlo! The 69th C. A. i,a.s.-,r, „ 345 First a thought — something to hope for, later an obsession — sonietiiing to plan for. We had after-taps sessions poring over maps of Mexico, Canada, and South ' .se as dose to ileai-t ' ii tis ireV ever et America. Finally June Week came iiringing Deiafield. Tha.ver Class Dinner. Gradua- tion Hop in Cullum Hail, Graduation Exercises, the make List, and tiien " FURLO CLA8S DISMISSED! ' i ,1 347 Oh. nun thi-rr h i l,;uy i l lull SOBERED ] OI E] TITlES ! — Qm Who .said " Snare! " and quo fraduzeo " lllu.sion! " ? Wc found npithor on Furlo — that ioriitus 77 days noxt to heaven! Rev- eille at 11:00 — Taps at 3:00! From Catalina to Virj£inia 348 . Beach we spent our morning ' s and afternoons drinking in snn- siiine. dressing iii e cits — going haeU. to tlie old lioine life! At last we could calm those frayed nerves, redden that anemic complexion! Then — much too soon — by bomber, train, or bus, August 38tli brought us back to the Point with pictures of new OAO ' s, stories of " lost ' A-pins. Many of us soon 349 Inaiictlioii, i)ist(il. 3.30 i. n ,■ ,. was to return to civilian lifo. Footiiail sea- son came iiefore academics iiad curbed our furlo entiiusiasm. At iionie and on trips we Always cheered tlie welcome sight 351 of a hard-hitting team that scored up many victories. Engineers out-played tiie Goats in our Thanksgiving Classic. To keep traditi«»n we Ifiiml hoy rvi iiii . im i ;j52 n hilt, no viuiitii decided to wait until 43 to see tlie Goats plough through the Engineers and the Big Rahhle sink the IMavy. December 7 saw a sudden change of spirit. 353 I ' ) i Here stiluritted- Poarl Harbor broii$ iit a non detorminalion. Hard work was jiisti- fiod to ri afli a new found objvftivo. Evon tbon$ ii tho ,voar s aeadomics conKiNted of problems — mental gymnaslies — we .still made history (and pleased one Professor no end) wlien none were " ' turned out " for final 354 355 S i.T ihiil riiihl liiinil iiilf Slip.slick sp.s.si(»fi oxaiiiiiiatioiis and all loft for 12 days Christmas Leave. We returned from a uorld at war — we were at war. Rumors ran — Early Graduation, Three ear Course. K er iMan a Pilot! The academic course continued as A )( lull ' s thf I ' tJiciency: usual uulil June, but this flood of rumors hi ' lpvd ward off the Januarv- Ulareli Gloom of past years when we. as others had before us. stumbled r Fill ' iiiinulr liirah. Bill III) hitmliers cimii ' 35!) in the dark lu Reveille, Breakfast, and Supper Forma- tions. Many took Air Corps Physicals and chose flying training schools from California to Florida. A shortened June Heek hrought ns to Gradu- ation and the long awaited privilege of heing First Classmen! He rovi ' ivod our ring ' s from tlio Supcrintondont. wont (hroiig ' h a liiirriod packing formation. and ontrainod for oitiior Flying ' School or Fort Knox. Wo wore coming ' down tlio home $itrotch! Tho next graduation — OURS! 77.,. last mil Moo. ' Moo! 360 liti. Mir Jiisl i lniii tired! Hoodie hounds 361 1 ( The Corns imssfd in ifiii ' H- imtl sportsmen watrheil uliilr i •• innnluil. 362 Four years pass in review M Plehes as monkev-meu 363 new lift in each step, a freshly-trreen plain, and a row of brown-topped tents in Summer Camp was a sure sign that Graduation Week was here. et, this year graduation seemed difTerent somehow. All had the June W eek Spirit, but each felt the grip of a new seriousness. Graduation May 29, 1942 saw West Point ' s first war class since 1918. We para led to see our athletes receive their trophies and our scholars their Stars, but the Alumni Review was the most impressive ceremony of the week. Then we felt closer to " the long gray line " than at anv other time during our stay here. W e could feel the gri|) of a century and the strength of a spirit passed sacredly from class to cla.ss. e cherished deeply the heritage we had received. The corps formed a square around (lolonel Thayer ' s Monument. e stood at attention while the Old (irads marched bv, and saw the olde.st leave a wreath at the feet of Slurs liviinled Tlu- corps (111(1 the corps, uml- THE CORPS 364 Glad to know you, sir! tlie FatluT of the Academy. Tliat dav the Choir saiii; new feeling into the " ' (iorps " and the " Alma Mater. " Next came the most meaningful of all tradition? — (Tradiiation Parade — the last parade for our First Class. Some joked in ranks in a feehle attempt to keep down that rising lump in their throats — but most were silent, reminiscing over four vears as cadets, wondering what the future held. The Band plaved " Dashing Vi hite Sergeant. " " Home Sweet Home. " " The Girl I Left Behind Me, " and " Auld Lang Syne. " Then, as " Army Blue " sounded, the last of our upperdassmen filed past to the reviewing line while we shouted " good byes. " The Band played " On to Victorv. " and we passed in review to our " Alma h ter. " Recognition and memorable Graduation Hop fjH ' ffmfn S9 H -- J H __i: j| IB .N e Smiles iiml tears : ' 367 followed. Kay Kyser was riirhl " in tlie jiroove! " Notliiiif; coiiM surpass tlie pleasantness of tliat Hop. e felt tliat we had received the proverbial " new lease on life " with class rings. Air Corps Trainin;:. and " acting second lieutenancy " in siglit. In the morning we marched down to the Field House for Graduation Exercises. Hearing General Marshall exhort those graduating to prepare themselves now, made us realize that the next graduation would he ours: but little did we know then that we would leave in the middle of Winter. e shouted a cheer for the last man to receive his Commission, gave a final salute to those leaving us. and assembled on the Plain. There the Make List was read, and the new Cows went wild on hearing " Furlo Class Dismissed! " The .Superintendent told us of new responsibilities — presented iis our class rings, e had seen our last ,Iune Week. .{68 ,„ul mwhinr ' nunv.l moling Kiraets. ' jCf Wli ME Wo were one in spirit but divided in training. Those of us learning ' how to fly were offieially designated Air Cadets, and those stud, ing for 5 ? tlum huildinu. hrul. basic branches became Ground Cadets. H ' hile our Eaglets rose at 4:00 to fly we terrain troops spent nights on the march. On tactical in action. We drove, oxaniinod. and oiiNorvod tiio nianouvorability of ligiit and medium tanks. Having seen meeiianization we left for Fort Benning ' to live two 374 tpr ftiiiiiu ' er s fiujivrvision Goals liiilfil in two weeks we could never manage more ' ' free time ' tiian a ten-minute iireaii taken on tiie double. Tiien back to the Point where for 3 weeks we assumed HinAcs way for the iipw. Tin: 4ILII x i n Tin: ivkw the responsibility of introducing ' tiio Class of 45 to West Point and to tiio Army. IMoxt — to Fort Bragg to examine the Field Artillery and to Camp llavis to nateh the Coast Artiilerv. An- 376 I»r»l, other week at West Point building bridges with the Engineers and planning eommanications with the Signal Corps and we were readv to get the and drilled ihem. 377 nil HI ' h ' flrh ihi ' lll In lukr It ' " big pietiiri ' on Maneuvers at Pino Camp. Having ' seen the functions of eaeli iiraneh separately, liere we saw ail woric together in offensive and defen- sive baflie laeties. A final fen davs acting as 77ipv li ' dni li throw nnd ilish it mil. • MH Snd Lts. in our chosen branch ended a practi- cal and realistic summer ' s training. Returning ' to a Corps now reorganized from a Regiment of 13 to a Brigade of 16 Companies, ue dre%% stacks of books. 379 and proparod for tlio most interesting of ail aeadeniie years. But early ; ' raduation lie- eanie a faet; all eonrses iiere shortened — some eut ont. Early in Oetober ne bought of- fitpps ncari ins ( coiira conip pipsi l)o„i-hboy tvpiit into tiffti: :im -- ■. »!( then alliuk! 4L iiirrrsliDj! Iuii«n be- IWIfllMl — kMilK of ' fieers iiniforiiis and iinagiiiod oaring ' tht ' iii on Jannar lAtli. Rt ' C ' « iv- ing those diplomas — syniitols of sweat, dis- eonrag ' enient. tears, worry, satisfaction, and ae conipiislinient — made Gradnation the hap- piest day of onr life in spite of tiie soni- First check. menhere m — Orders iverc transniilleii and roceivi ' . ? J ft ' - , ' Criliqins ueie lieltl. bor almosphoro and biting cold that West Point ' s ivinter gave onr " Juno Week " . We knoiv a man ' s job was waiting to bo dono and woro anxious to provo that we, now graduates of Host Point, would measure up Then ,mins went into imsitiim : w ' P J on llir ini r ' . As tvv ilrvw hooks nnti iifiil III uork. Dri ' ss Crin .erne nii lo khiiki. for pl(iy i to the standard set by our Alma Mater and followed by her sons since 1802 — DUTY. HO] OR. COinVTRY . May that motto stay with ns thron$£h and after the war and help earry the nation to vietor ! Jf iilkin!! to rinas priiileg (tfiifnit It illii III Dediiiilion .1 Slewiirl I ' ielit s OmT i Dnring onr sta at the Aeatlomy wo saw many eliangos. The greatest of these was the decision to give flying training to those of US desiring to enter the Army Air Force. Construction of Stewart Field — Thr -ToH 387 (ill. Inderson-Direcloi- uj Traiitin :y,m Secailfl Trninin Sqiiiiilron Instrurlors " Wings of West Point ' " — was iiognn ini- niodiatol.v. iiut tiio fioiti eonld not lie eonipleted in time for ns to train tiiorc Instead, we were scattered in Primary Training Seiiools from Florida to California where many of us — recently " exalted First Classmen — saw shades of Plehe year again as Air Corps " Dodos " ! Fiiiirlli Tritinitiii S iiiii lr in liislriiclors .389 learned coile Wo soon loariipd that flying ' was no " doadboat " and betuoon tho classroom and tho flight lino found ovon loss timo to oursolvos than wo had at homo on tho Hudson. Yot wo could ovor- P nt StPivart Fielrl 391 392 look the ' systoni " . tlio studio! i. and the pace because those hours in the air were even more exliiiarating ' tiian we had anticipated! We liked niorning ' s on the flight line sitting in the summer sun. I O ihe tvidf blue vonder gk m Tiift. CnUjornia Merced. Ciilijorniii drinking " cokes " , waiting for onr turn at tiio .stick and rudder. But nothing could compare with the feeling of unbounded freedom tiiat came with soaring, rolling, dipping, twisting, and diving in that depthless blue! When we began Basic Training after two months in PT ' s, we liked it even more: four hundred fifty horses responded with lightning speed to our ever whim! We were disappointed to learn that early graduation meant completion of all Shiiic field. South Ciirolina I ictoriille. ( ' .filifornia flying training before returning to the Point if we were to receive Wings with our diplomas. Yet we knew that war changes nincli and were glad to have one more month at the Academy before leaving. Wc worked hard and willingly for those Wings; wearing them meant to many the fulfillment of a life-long ambition! ( ivoni hv liiiin iioii: 396 BATTLE OF LAS GUASIMAS BATTLE OF EL CANEY BATTLE OF SANTIAGO DE CUBA BATTLE OF SAN JUAN BATTLE OF MANILA BATTLE OF PUERTO RICO f .or extraordinary lioroisni in aetion while leadinjs ' lii nion at tiie Kiog ' e and taii injs ' of Vottst Pan$$, •loio. P. I., in 1904. C aptain iharles B. Draiio. CIhss of 18fK». was awarded tlio Di»«tin;; ' ni9$iiod .Service Cro$ i. Ho diiiipiayod onfi itanding ' bravory and daring a9« iio lod iiis nion in tlio atlacii. Upox thi: fields of friendly strife are SOWN THOSE SEEDS THAT. ON OTHER DAYS, ON OTHER FIELDS, W ILL REAR THE FRIITS OF VICTORY. St " 401 Hear How: Major O ' Coiinell, Kiillnum, I ' hillpi.l, Tucker, Have-, HdvI, Tahh. Front Row: Coa.li Chambers, Bond, Swank, Hnclianan I Ciiplnin i , Canella idaplaii-elect I , Orr, Major Hay. My HSfSfa: 1942 1 4 Eight victories in eleven encounters — this record of the 1943 squad in a season of victorv spurts assured the Arniv netnien of a liifih place in the Eastern Inter-collejiiate rankings. The record is especially impressive when you consider that tlie team, consisting almost entirely of former B-Squad men. was plagued througiiout the season by injuries. The worst of these occurred in tiie Amherst match and resulted in the h)ss of johnnv Hatch for further -ompetition in " 42. iNow let ' s look at tiie teams record. C.oiirh Cii MRi;ns 402 SEASfpiv St irir inr Army Opponent 8 Cornell — 3 Amherst — 1 3 YUK () 9 (ioLl-MBIA (1 1 Berkeley Te ms C.Ll B ! 8 Pitt— 5 Fenn. 4 8 Dartmouth- 1 1 Prlxceton — 8 5 »AVY — 1 Opening the ieason aguinst (loriiell. Captain BuchaiiuM led tlie team to a 6 to 3 victory. Following up their initial success, a week later the " rabble " soundlv trounced Amherst 8 to 1 and confidently looked forward to the ale niatcli. Victory for the Arniv was just not iu the cards though as ales superior forces came up with the long end of the count. 6 to 3. After that first defeat the raqueteers were wholly without mercy and it was Columbia, the next opponent, who paid. They might as well have left their rackets at home for the final score read . rnn 9. Columbia 0. However, a week later Coach ( ' hamber ' s men again knew defeat and not in just a casual way. Podesta led an always powerful Berkelev Tennis Club to an 8 to 1 victory. Tucker 403 I ' hilliml Retiirniiifi to collefie ooin| etition, Buchanan and company slartcfl a victory march whidi carried them through four opponents in jig time. Pittsl)urg was the first to go (h vn and the matdi was the second of the season to he taken at loye by the Army. Following this yictory the team gained momentum rapidly and brushed aside Pennsylyania, Dartmontli. and the officers team from Mitchell Field. Then once again the Army ' s streak was abruptly halted, this time h a fast, rugged Princeton team, 8 to 1. However, on the weekend following this lop-sided defeat came the most exciting and hotly contested match of the season — the Navy game — with the doubles team of Hovl and (.anella finally swinging it to Army 5-4. li 404 1942 Rear Row. — Coach Canusa, McMullin, Short, Gayle (Mgr.i, Ilaiiley (Captain), Beckett, Naylor. Front Row: — Yount, Hackler, (Captain-elect), Kirhy, Waller. " Fore! " Tlie little white ball zipped down the fairway, the first drive of ' 42, and Freddy (.aiiusa ' s golf team was off to a fairlv successful sea- son. hen the Navy match was over in May the linksmen had chalked up 4 victories and had met defeat twice in their six matches. Swarthmore was Army ' s first opponent, and the match, played at Cornwall, ended with Army leading 7 to 2. The following weekend again found Cornwall the scene of the match, but this time Amherst Couch Can USA 405 J Is 1 SO.V Sir MM. I ff 1 Army Opponent 7 SVVARTHMORE — 2 7 Amherst — 2 Yale— 9 12 Stev en ' s Institute — 7 Colgate — 2 4 Navy— 5 • ; was the opponent. When the scores were in, Army for the second straight time was on the Ion;; end of a 7 to 2 connt. Thinks looked rosy going into the third match for which Army journeyed to New Haven to play Yale. The combination of Yale and an unfamiliar course played considerable havoc with the team ' s golf, and when the last ball trickled into the cup the score read Yale 9, Army 0. Returning to the home course the team whitewashed Steven ' s Institute 12 to 0, and took Colgate 7 to 2 on a rainy afternoon to swing back into tlip victory column. 406 YOUNT Tlie Tuxedo Park course was the next stop and Navv was the opponent. The match was a tightly played one, with 2 matches ending in ties, but Navy had a little the better of it. They came through when the chips were down to win 5 to 4. Throughout the season Capt. Hanley, Hackler, ount. and Beckett, shooting consistently in the low 70 ' s, were the mainstays of the team during its series of victories. Hit hard by the loss of Capt. -elect Hackler, and Kirbv, due to early gradu- ation, ( oach Canusa is counting on his underclass veterans and plebes for the 1943 season. Naylor 407 SEASOIV SlIM3MAMir Opponent Dartmouth — Cornell — Maryland — 7 Penn.— 1 Yale — 5 John Hopkins — 2 Syracuse — 5 Penn State — I Nav-i ' — 3 408 Hear Kiin: Kfiiiiiaii. Garrett, Cloiidman, Moses. Caliian. Plett, Cleary. Brown. Boiling. 3rf Row: — Hottenroth, Greenwalt, Reeder. Sweat, Snyder, Rhea. Parker, Carberry. Gobi), Pehrson. 2n(I Roiv: — Coach Touchstone. Wlieeler. Pugh, Nazarro, Walker, Ardery. Wirt. Murphy, Minckler, Grain. Beers, Stroh. Isr Row: — Hinckle, Smith, King, Criss, Kozlowski, Galloway (Capt.), Charbonneau, Yielding. Marshall (Capt.-elect), Reinert. Ivan. The 1942 Lacrosse team was Coach Touchstone ' s best: the squad ' s record speaks for itself. Led by the veteratis Galloway, Smith, Hiiikle, Kitig, Kozlowski. Reinert, Criss, Crain, Marshall and Nazarro, the Army team won all but one game in fast competition finished by Johns Hopkins, Navy, Maryland, and ale. The team got off to a roaring start, conquering Dartmouth 10 to with Galloway, Yeilding, Reinhert, and Kozlowski doing the scoring. Hinkle, Smith and Crain were responsible for the failure of the oppon- ents to raise dust around the Army goal. Hinckle 409 King " Surrounded After an easy 18 to victory over Cornell in the second game of th season, the Army met their first and only defeat at the hands of Maryland squad that liad beaten each of its previous four opponeni by more than twelve points. However, the black, gold, and gray bannei did not go down without a fight; Maryland, leading 6 — 2 at the hal Ins was able to stave off Army ' s late rally lead by Kozlowski and Crii and finally won 7 to 5. laijel; J Marik The Rabble came back with their " Big Stick " policy, however, an rallied to defeat Pennsylvania 11 to 1 and Yale 8 to 5. The tallit 1 Id til 111! ii|ilflfh Ilif t.ail Ml. Il I 410 " TMiil lanif of ll It ihf lianJ- ™i firaf oppo ri Hid ffi banne 1 6-2 ll ihi Alo» ki anil iilin. konever, ai ; ll) ,i. Tlif lallif rere largely accounted for by Calloway, Kozlowski, Reiiiert, Carberry nd Marsliall, with Smitli, Hiiikle, and C.harbonneau showing great ,j park in the defense slots. Then the Army team redeemed i ts loss to Maryland by defeating ll ohns Hopkins (4 — 1 ) , who, in tnrn, had previously turned back Crii laryland. Goalie Grain was the outstanding performer in this victory, ompletely outplaying the Johns Hopkins ' All-American goalie. The Gadets went on to defeat Syracuse (14 — 5) and Penn State 10 — 4), the Penn State game being played entirely by Cows and I Nazakki. Cobb 411 f ;i 412 Yearlings, all of whom came through with flying colors. " Gabhy " Ivan accounted for four of tlie Big Team ' s ten tallies. Early graduation cancelled the Princeton game and the Rabble, next met Navy. A powerful team from the banks of the Severn surprised Army, and at the end of the third period led 3 to 1. However goals by Cobb, Reinert, Criss, Kozlowski, and Walker in the last frame gave Army a 6 to 3 victory as the team placed second in the nation to Princeton. 413 414 l!r„, l;,,n : l!.l,l,, S|,.|,,l,., I ' riricr. . l,(;r,-. ;l,,-i;..u. W iUoii. In,! Itou : Major Mrlzirr, Mlirpln, Irak,-. McCahe, UtiU ' ditt, Sliihle, Benson, Rumpl, O ' Connor, Rolil). 1st {«h: Ford, Slndir, Guckey.Min, Terver, White, Garland f Captain), Mazur, Corley, Whitlow, Coiih French. 1 ally Frfiicli lost to Ariiiv l)a.«el)all for tlic luratioii! It ' s a blow to est Point to lose ally, but our loss is tlie country ' s frain. e know tbat no matter wbere be goes, be will look back on tbe 1942 edition of tbe Army baseball team witb a glow of pride. M Garland {Captain ' ■Foul Ball- He has good reason to do so, because the ' 42 team was one of the most powerful in recent years, endiuf: the season with 1(1 wins, 4 losses and 1 tie for an average of .741. Especially brilliant during the past season were the speed-ball of hitlow, the deadly peg-to-second of Stable, the menacing bat of Mazur, and last, but by no means least, the accurate fielding of Benson. SEASOJV SUMM.XHY Army Opponent 5 Cornell — 1 8 Vermont — 2 3 N. Y. Giants— 12 7 Georgetown — 3 12 Harvard — 9 2 Williams— 23 12 Spracuse — 12 15 Penn.— 9 5 Swarthmore — 1 11 Maryland — 2 3 Lafayette — 4 12 Pitt— 1 1 Brown — 2 FORDHAM — 5 6 " Yale— 4 10 Navy— 3 This season like any other was opened unofficially against the New York Giants, and the game as usual was chalked up in the lost column. However the score, 12 to 3, does not tell how Boh Whitlow lield the (Giants to 2 — 2 tie for five innings, nor how " Goose " Guckevson parked a fast ball out on Cullum balcony for a round-tripper. The collegiate season starting off differently saw four victories reeled off in rapid succession. (Cornell (5 — 1), Vermont (8 — 2 I, Georgetown (7 — 3). 416 " What about it, Ump? " uw tlw . e» ' loM falamii, ri«ii parLeil V ralleple J in npiil ml I ' -h. " W heres the Bidir and Harvard (12 — 9) were the victims, yielding; to a combination of tlie excellent pitching of Tarver, Whitlow, and McGuire, and the powerful bats of Mazur, Rickman, and Guckeyson. Then came Williams! The " rabble " was so definitely off color that Steinle, a shortstop had to be called to the mound to stop the debacle at 23 — 2. Still staggering from this illianis game Army fought Syracuse to a 12 — 12 deadlock in a game called at 6:45 on account of " EasY does it " 417 Jfi • darkness. Finally swiniiini!; into their winning ways, the team knocked off Penn (15-9), Swarthmore (5-1), and Maryland (11-2 1, before dropping a close one to Lafayette 4 to 3. " Red " Corley almost rescued that one, but his tremendous drive to left field curved foul, and with it went the game. Despite Army ' s desperate rally, Lafayette held on to its one run lead. Next game a 4 hit pitching gem by Whitlow downing Pitt 12-1, followed by a heartbreaker dropped to Brown, 4 to 1. That was hard 418 " If here ' s the hnll? " i enougli to take Ijiit the 7t to defeat at the hands of Fordhain which followed was even harder. ith only Yale and Navy left Army rallied to finish the season with wins over both, 6 to 4 and 10 to 3 respectively. The sweet victory was the one over Navv, of course, and on the return from that game " Buck " Stahle was elected to lead the team for ' 43. However, this team, like all of Army ' s, will be hit hard by early irraduation. Lost to the squad will be Stable. Whitlow. Rebh, Benson, Prince, Glasgow, Frakes, Benedict, and Maziir. Tlierefore, the team will have to look to the plebes to fill the acancies. 419 1942 Rear K«n : Sinilev. Gorelanglon, Boiihaiii Caplaill-elecl ilelm»leller. liurge , Rogirs. ilh Row: king. Cutter. Bishop. Page, Hardv. McDonnell. ' Van Schoich, Wright. Potter. Ross. Thomas. 3rd Ron: Capt. Van Ormer. Canini. Smith, each. Piebs, Romanek, Walker, Reed, Deikle, Parfitt, Jones, Fenili, Coach Novak. 2nd Ron.: Finney (Mgr.), Dannacher, Pinkerton, Berry, Fritz. Mills, Rosell, Griffin, Mullins, Morris. Rogers, Yeilding. Cassidy, Herrington (Asst. Mgr. I. 1st Roic: Roberts, Wilcox. Novak, Gillis. War burton, Saine, Hensel, Dirkes, Hough, Walling, Conmy. 420 Van Schoich SKASOJV Sir3t3iAnY Army Opponent 99% Brown— 261 Wz Nebraska — 77 y.. Columbia — 7 100 1 2 Md.— 251 2 66I 2 Notre Dame— 5914 75 Pitt— 51 631 3 Navy 621 3 Six meets and six victories! That ' s the recor d of the 1942 Track Teain. The season was filled witli thrills, excitement, and suspense. Twice victory was decided by less than ll o points; twice by more than 50! On April 25 Army opened its season by crusliinf; Brown 992;; to 26I 3. Winning 12 first places and tieing for a first made it possible for Army to rout tlie visitors. The followinii weekend Army won six firsts and enough of the other places to finally win over tlie Nebraska and Columbia teams. Walling won the 120 and 220 yard hurdles: ' hite the javelin, and elding the broad-jump. Columbia dropped out of the rinining as far as tlie score was concerned early in the meet but Nebraska made it a battle down through tlie final event. ' • -t ' « w efeR _ . ' 1-2-3 " V 421 The 9tli of May found Army facing Maryland at C-ollege Park. After the cheering liad died Army had annexed 13 of the 15 firsts. In tliis meet Rogers, Griffin, ailing, and Morris set a new Academy record of 3.21.7 for the mile relay. This victory added to the confidence of the undefeated tracksters and sharpened them for the dangerous Notre Dame team. Rogers took first in the 100 and 220 yard dashes against Notre Dame, and ailing the 120 high hurdles, breaking the Academy record. hites tlirow of 212 feet clearly decided the javelin event. Bad weather GORELANCTON ? 422 I " Toppinn the timbfts 423 Cutter cancelled some of the events for the Pitt meet, but enougli were run off to give Army a 75-51 victory. As was predicted, the Army-Navy contest was a close affair, with Army taking both hurdles and Navv both dashes. Saine and Bonhani won the mile event, but Navy ' s Flathnian won the discus. How- ever, White decided it with the javelin. Score — Army ' 632 3; Navy 62%. Not only had Army gone through the season undefeated but they had won that sweetest of all victories, the one over Navy. " Journey ' s End " 424 In Step " " Over the Top " i 425 ' m . - " ' " " .jiiM Utiskt ' thall I I.MI.I THOMPSON ANDERSON KRXKKS ST VIII.K H lll N MnolU ( Ol RTNK M VZl R RKBII I rapt.) II RI V llfN l N « Hill ( « I I.VKk JFfnfinff m H IIKR 1 INN NI RKI ' IINT KVVKN II Ml TVM.OR II ' rt ' stlitiff nil ■ lO M RSTON IIMkEIK IIARIICR -V IIK HOI. 1.1- 1 1 H r 1 I II N( VRIS ( Kill 11 ItKVAN HI IKNEK III IIIPI k ll I»o Ut I) VM ttit I II I I-IIU 4,f,0 " .S KI.LI- M I.ONK MFX-F BF.ESON KFRR TOTH W 1 IRT FBFRl F l .ipl. 1 llin II Sirim nt iitff W (Kin ' 111 Nl. I 11 MI1I I--- PIFT ' - IIKI NFIC I ROOM.ll I-.T ( Ml I IIHOW 1 Kl s HIFWimi) Kl S FI I. » lll-rilN l»»U» liftxiitff IKIXIII -hM.I.S I OMIt- Ml RPIIV 111 N( IIETT HARRISON I HUNT PF.UEN ( a WII-ON RIPPIN I VM 1)1 UNEV 1 I MlllFRI. nFH Hitl ' .lONF- Mil B » VIlllFI I. BKICHTl.KR ARMMRONi; WEHRLE ;rvif HAER JH KSON i istnl I.ACY IIVVIS MINE Left to right, rear roiv — Hollis, Hall, Woods, Rafalko, Scott, Gelini, Preston, Knudsen. 3rd row — Salzer, Hippert, Troxell, Lombardo, Baron. Collins, Henessey, Halligan, Myslinski, Maxon, Bradley. 2nd row — Crowell. McCorkle. Merrill, Murphy, Daniel, Chandler, Giles, Gordy, Sampson, Anderson, Silvester, Hayes, Stanowicz. Front row — Fullilove, Hill, Mesereau, Stable, Jarrell, Mazm-, Roberts, Wilson. Hatch. Romanek, Buckner, Nash. At tlie time of this writing the success of the 1942 football season haiifis in the balance. The season ' s niaxiniiini objective was, of course, an undefeated team and the mini- mum, a win over Navy. The shock troops of the Army ' s master mind. Coach Blaik, have thus far shown them- selves to be the usual fighting outfit, but were unfortunate " Pump it tip!! " Cuaili lll.uU ami M.iziii Uuiituiii i FOOTBALL 1942 427 SEASOJV ' S SU3iMAHY Army Opp. Oct. 3 — Lafayette U Oct. 10— Cornell 28 Oct. 17 — CoLUiviBiA 34 6 Oct. 24— Harvard 14 Oct. 31— Penn 19 Nov. 7 — Notre Dame 13 Nov.l4— V.P.I 19 7 Nov. 21 — Princeton 40 7 Nov. 28— Navy 14 ! t enough to catch mighty Peiin antl the " Fightmg Irish " when those two teams were up. Injuries and mid-season let-down might be said to be partially responsible for those two games, but they cant carry the wliole burden. Army hit Princeton to a soul-satisfying victory of 40 to 7, and made us all breathe easier about an earlier year when Princeton reversed the score. At Annapolis, without cheering cadets, the big rabble left " ' dominating the Navy " to the next team. ' •Tit for Tut " 429 S04XER I5» 12 Il(i(k rotv — I ' eiigh. Langstaff. Crane. Deekle. Hurley. Cocroft. Cobh. Lim. Fourth roiv — King, Buzalski, Neilson. Stick, Brown, Gregory. Williams. Bottomly. Blake. Third rniv Clark, Rumbough, Fuller, McClure, Glab, Hazen. Cooper. Newell. Austin, Pickett. Second row — Staszak. Maj. MaAneny, Tansey, Swank, Mathe, Cantlay, Cheatlle, Hoyt, Cushman, Wessels, Knowlton (mgr.). Front row — Maj. Roberson, Jones, Moore, Brown, Wolf, Ebrey, Sciolla, Betts, Blesse, Bush, Mr. Marcband. eoaeh. SEASON SlhJM MAHY Army Op p. Army Opp. Oct. 3— Princeton .. 2 Oct. 28— Penn State 2 Oct. 14 — Syracuse 2 Nov. 7 — Brown 2 Oct. 21— BccKNELL ... 2 Nov. 14— Temple 2 2 Oct. 24— Harvard Nov. 26— Navy 2 3 CROSS COlT] TRY I5U2 Lejt to right, back row — Warburton, Tnixes, Saine. Hensel. Jones. McMullin. McVeigh. Front roi( — McCullough. Selton. Dirkes. Novak (Coach). Williver, Wahl. SEASO. Sir3M3MAHY Army Opp. Oct. 10— Cornell 29 26 Oct. 24— Colgate 15 47 Oct. 31— Pitt — — Nov. 6— Navy Meet 24 31 Cojili Ndsaik and Hensel Iropliiint 430 BATTLE OF MEUSE-ARGONNE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI BATTLE OF ST. MIHIEL BATTLE OF MONTDIDIER-NOYON BATTLE OF THE SOMME GRANT HALL BATTLE OF VITTORIO-VENETO BATTLE OF YPRES-LYS BATTLE OF AISNE-MARNE u lioii llie eoiiipany on his left foil baek leaving a gap through which the enemy " was approaching. Captain John H. Norton, Class of 1917, with the remnants of two sf|uafls covered the withdraival of the r(»niain«ler of his company. He held his post even though his command %% ' as nearly annihilated. ll ' i vV V.I L-CS ' ,cs Vo ei av ' O vo Ao aVvo vVvose U ' v ov W cW .- ..ae. As oi W rUVe ' u-o ,ve V ' i A « ' ..,.. ' ' ' " ,_u v y ' ' " ApbVv ' ' v-«oVV .eX. Aoi - ie X .- " " •;.», " ' " ' ...vo " vV Ae ' ve e " -- " - « " :: .::S- !S - e io y evVve yjas v Vuvi ov xAa •esX Vie e sV e V ' v vet " e v ,fte A eV ov s «« i x 435 Standing: Shaw, Hogrefe, Mitchell, Hain, Croonquist, Wheeler, Wade. Cobb, Saari. Balson. Seated: Criess, Mease, Kelleher, Carey, Cook, Wardell, Truex. UOIVOR COMMITTEE A man may lack wealth; he may even lack liealth, but as long as he can maintain his lienor, he will always command the respect of the people about him. Upon our arrival at West Point we were introducetl to the unique honor system drawn up by the cadets and operated by their own chosen representatives for their own benefit. So much is this code respected by all cadets, that no breach of honor is ever permitted to pass unnoticed. The Honor Committee, composed of one first cla. ' snian from each Company and the Cadet First Captain, renders decisions and interpretations on all points of honor and acts as guardian of the code. After Ii iiif; un(hT the honor system for a few months, it was liard to realize how we had ever done without it before we entered the Academy, e had come to fullv understand its profound significance; we shall endeavor to spread our code throughout tlie army during our careers as officers. 436 I. i1 J LECTURE COMMITTEE Ten years ago, as one of the many tried but seldom successful experiments to dis- spell the dreariness of Winter ' s gloom and hasten the days mitil Jiuie, a Cadet Lec- ture Committee was created. Members of this committee succeeded in arranging a series of short, informal lectures for the Corps. Finding a ready response, the committee expanded its activities and jumped into the entertainment world. To- day, in a series of Sunday night performances, it brings to the Academy many well- known personages of the stage, screen, and radio. We thank the committee for bringing the outside world to West Point. Fuller, Epperson, Boatner, Smith. Absent: Handy, W. L., Moore, C. J. 437 Buck row. Westbrook, Olds, Grady, Mathe. Front rotv: Hogeii, Watkins. 438 RUNG lOM. IITTEE Back row: Smith. Pratt, Sand- ers, Bennett, Freeman, Antlre- pont. Second row: Casgroves, Donaldson. Anderson, Golden- thai. Jones. Kelleher, Scott. Our Ring; Coniniittee is composed of cadets who supervised the selection of our class rings. As fourth classmen they chose a crest for our class. By our second class vear our ring was completed. The expressions of pride and joy on the faces of our classmates, showed the results of a job well done. BOARD OF (;ovi:ri ors Back row: Meyer, Brice. John- son, Geaney. Front row: Wil- son. Nazzaro, Kelleher, chair- man. Croonqiiist. Michael. I give it as mv fixed opinion that Init for our Board of Governors the First Class Club miglit and probably woidd have ceased to exist. Whereas, in less than two brief centuries, we have, with the helj) of the Board of Governors, developed as fine a club to relax in as any similar club in the world. 439 i Ugly rumors finally materialized — but the result was far from bad. For many summers the Corps has been astir with reports of a mere, fun-stripped cadet hop to replace Camp Illumin- ation. In all fairness to " ole man rumor " we must admit that a cadet hop was substituted for the traditional and time-honored celebration instituted in 1781 by George Washington. In all fairness to ourselves, however, " ole man rumor " must admit that our " Camp Iloomy " reached the epitome of success for a novel and almost experimental idea. We realized that sarongs, pris- oners ' suits, and private get-ups were hardly 441 J ill keeping with the spirit of West Point at war. So we did tlie next best thing — we wore khaki and the femiiies wore street dresses. Everybody was more tliaii pleased with the new comfort; our fun was evidenced by the merry multitude that swamped both gymnasiums, shagging and waltzing during the early hours to the musical strains of two bands. Free " boodle " was to be had in the weapons room: hot dogs and soft drinks were sold at a canteen, the profits going to the U. S. O. Gaiety ran rampant, and our innovation culminated in a most delightful precedent. 44 a ii:ra LrB ((i(A roiv: Davis, Black. An (l(i iin, St. John. Hogiefe (,lKirl-(iii. Fijthrow: Miller llaiTililfii. Buzalski, Hale lirowii, Aaron. Cochran I ourlh row: Browning. Bran non, Stockton. Spalding (;uiUl, Smith, Cloudman Henderson. Third row: Kar- rick, Zuhana, Capka, Rowe (lobh, Kiefer, Deeter, Brian Second row: Hughes, Petti srew. Bandy, Fowler, Prahl. Ilofl ' rnan. Pappas. Front row ll.ad. Bachrach, Wood Scliroeder, Baden, Jamar Linton. Comhs. The Camera Club, with its maze of new and intricate equipment, has been respon- sible for clarifying the supposed mysteries of photography. Teaching cadets the art of taking, developing, and printing pictures correctly, the Club has been a valuable asset to the Corps by producing excellent photographers for cadet pub- lications. RADIO L|TII Buck row: Norton, Rowe. Prahl. Second row: Norman, Prichett, Huling. Brannon. From row: Ruyefelaere, Ne- therwood, Bixhy. Schroeder, Linton. In more peaceful years our " hams " contacted stations in eighty-seven foreign countries and in all the states. The war limited foreign contacts, but members of our Radio Club carry on by becoming better acquainted with their equipment and by studying the functions of the radio in modern war. 443 Ihick row: Ellis, Uulaney, Werhle, Tiiiiler, Fisb. Armstrong, Lewis. Front roiv: Malloney, Croonquist, Page, Bennett, Marshall, Carberry. Toth. KLECTIOX COMMITTEE (llass Election Committees are organized within each class and conduct the election of class offi- cers. Cadets of each class in each company elect one of their members to represent his company group on the Class Election Committee. The Committee nominates class officers and these nominations are voted upon in the companies. it:kiform axd eqiipmext com iittee Literally, we owe the clothes on our hack to the Uniform and Equipment Committee. It is their job to investigate different clothiers, to tabulate their findings for the enlightenment of the first classmen, and to arrange for uniform and cloth- ing exhibits here at the Academy. This com- mittee has done much good work. Back row: Myers, Blake, Fenili, Nett, Butler, Bennett, Sanders, Wright. Front row: Windsor. Marshall, Brown, Shaw, Richardson. (;iFT COMMITTEE hat to get for Mom, Sis, and Jane has always been a problem. You can ' t satisfy everybody with a bottle of Jet Oil or a quarter-sleeve un- dershirt from the Cadet Store, and our leaves allow no time for shopping. So the Gift Com- mittee provides us with gifts having a Cadet touch. Standing: Rader, Hahn, Cucolo, Wilcox, St. John. Reynolds. Sitting: Alfano, Grain, Koerper, Bielecki, Chairman. Gean. Finley, Fiander. 444 Back row: Windsor, Ellis. Fritz, Fenili, Conmy, Camm. K,A u ' - ' . Ui, lu„,l-..„. I ' intt. rh,na(;a.i. Front row: King. Knowlton. Waters, James. FIXAXCE COMMITTEE Thi8 is the Cadet Finance Committee— guardians of the Corps ' solvency. They do not exactly make every cadet a millionaire, but the do handle all complaints or business that no other committee wants to touch. If you want to find out about anything from second-hand dress coats to Mess Hall Sunday meals, just ask this committee — they can tell you. AITOMOBILE COMMITTEE I ' riiuf, Harrington. Standing: KM elelaere. 15al.ee. burr. .Marne,, Conmy, Fi.». Kajeiirk, Seated: Armstrong, Young, Michael, Ramsey, Faust. Relatively inactive this year due to the war emergency which has brought with it a shortage of automobiles, gasoline, and tires, the Automobile Committee in the past has facilitated the purchase of automobiles by the first class. This committee ar- ranged for the annual automobile show and for the individual dealers to exhibit and to demonstrate their respective cars. 445 Hanging higli above our home in austere ma- jesty, the Cadet Chapel dominates the West Point vista as it dominates the life of every Cadet. Here is found the outward and visible manifestation of the inward spiritual being of the Corps. Here tradition becomes reality. No man could see the Corps standing at stiff at- tention; no man could hear the hallowed notes of " ' The Corps " reverberate from the lofty vaulted roof without feeling " . . . the grip of your far off liold. " May our worship be natural . . . En- dow us witli courage . . . Guard vis against ir- reverence . . . Kindle our hearts in fellowship . . . tliat we may the better keep the honor of the Chaplain Wtdthour 446 USHERS Corps untarnished and unsullied ... in doing our duty to Thee and to our Country " — no man could hear these words of the Cadet Prayer without realizing that here is molded the des- tiny of the Corps. Beneath the serenity of these battle-banner draped walls the Corps assembles for worship; the Corps meets in tribute; the Corps pays adoration. Here is truly exemplified " Duty, Honor, Country. " Hack row: Farnsworth, Raaeii, I ' inley, Peden. Second row: I ' eterman, Werhle. Buell, Woods. May. Batson. From roiv: Minckler, Brown, Eberle, Donaldson. Karrick, Lacy, Meade. Mr. Mayer. Organist. SI XDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS Back row: Head, Gallez, Sims, Carley. Third roiv: Smith. F. B.. Smith, S. H.. Kennedy, Black. Murphy. Milmore, Muller. Sec- ond roit;: Strecker. Reagan, Bar- ker, Chamberlain, Chandler. Tannler. First roiv: Hamblen. Epperson. Norris, Truex. Wheel- tr. Hofmann, Morris. 447 CllOllt THE CATHOLIC CHAPEL Holv Trinity Chapel is one of the oldest and most loved of West Point ' s buildings. Built in the turn of tlie twentieth century, it has stood ever since as a symbol of religious freedom and The Catholic Chapel Choir the American way of life. Men from every walk of life have traveled the winding path that leads to its door, and all have come away feel- ing better for the journey. There is a simplicity mlo earlli f-.M liilher Murdock 448 CATHOLIC ISHERS Catholic Chapel Ushers pllll llllt ■ngplirilT and beaiitv about this church which penetrates into a man ' s soul and makes him forget his earthly cares. ithin the walls of the Catholic Chapel professional soldiers learn of the high trust that is placed in the men of their profes- sion. Nowhere at est Point is the meaning of the word " duty " made clearer. As the Knights of King Arthur ' s Court attended Mass and Holy Communion before setting out on a dangerous journey, so, too, the twentieth century knights in grey prepare themselves in the same manner for their journey through the battlefields of orld War II. Men on battlefields of the past, and men on battlefields of the future will pause on the brink of death to recall fondly the little chapel on the hill pointing out the road to Heaven. Bach row: ittulo. Kreml. Second row. Boyle. Dargan, Keehaii, F ' itzpatrick. Combs. Front row. Hoffman. Hiiddleston. Cosgrove, Croonquist, Pietrh. Clfary. 4ATIIOLIC SrXDAY SCHOOL 449 ■ T K ' ' r B I H I hSS I H f s ? jT5ki 1 U IflK r Vk ff k .sJJ H H HL L r-i ' ' M BF 19Ly|f AiMEMVi SW ' vr T i iM ■V Hm p ' b Hi! K _. ■ " ' wV ' ' I K iwi ' ' i ? v V l n i Sjm •cib Jif -■-,r «;- _ ' ;- ' -- ' ;fX -_ . ' -. ' :;, :J - - .. • ■ ' ■j ' ' ' ' ' ' ' J- ' ' ■ ' - ' . ' - ' ■ " ' - ' ' - ' ; " ' ' ' " ' " " -■■ ' — ' ' ..- ' J,-. " ' . ■ ■■;■- ■ ' -.i,,-,-; ' ,.,.,. I RSfBMW Utffl -- " ' - ' - ' - ' . ■ ' ' .- " ' - ■- ■ " " ■ ;. ' " -V ' - .-Ai B BHh .. -.:.:. ■ ■-.; ' ■ ' ■:: " H ■■■i SHEET CLMB Standing: koerper, Wrislon, Tucker. Blissenbach, Evers, Hamerly, Kolb, Lt. Col. Fooks. Kneeling: Moore. Last year for the second consecutive year, the " A " Squad and the " B " Squad skeet teams placed first and second respectively at the National Intercollegiate Skeet Meet. That is quite a record. Twenty-three hits on their fast moving targets out of twenty-five shots is only their average. Brother, that ' s shooting! A fitlio inlerco DOl loo UA] Dllx LL IheC iltaioe ofEaj Brir Miliiiore. Werner, Moore. From row: Harrold, Neuer, Campbell, Geaii, Lucas. i The Handball fduh is one of our very popular " new " " organizations. Starting with only a handful of good players, teams have been develo])ed which have brought further renowii to West Point in their competitions with Eastern colleges. The tournament, sponsored by the " gloom period " continues to draw a large group of cadets — novices and professionals — into this mind and body coordinating sport. 450 r SKI CLl B Hack row: Spiere, Miller, Noyer, lirown. Third roiv: MrCabe. Pap- pa.-. Second roiv: Gallez. Harper, Coomes. Front row: Frisbie, Wil- son, Sthroeder, Jamar, Baber, Fowler. II With one of the best trails and tows in lower New York, the Ski Club boasts of an excellent intercollegiate team plus manv enthusiastic if not too talented members. CHESS (LIB The Chess Club, unbeaten by Navy in recent years, a national championship to its credit, has attained a respected place among chess clubs of Eastern colleges. Back row: Catrom, Briston, Moore. Milon. Front rotv: Fulton. Rifaleer, Wolozyn, Prichett, Netherwood. Top rote: Shaw, Martin, Grace, Greenberi;. Soik, Her- man, Czapar. Prahl, Steinhardt, Adams. Bottom row: Batson. Illeto, Campbell. weh;ht liftiixi; clib Strength, coordination, and endurance are watchwords of our Weight Lifting Club, the muscle men of Usmay. Having been a popular activity for many years, the Weight Lifting Club makes its official debut this year. 451 ±J Tlie Conceit Orchestra tOINXKRT ORCHESTRA Among tlie muneroiis extra-curricular activities, we find that the music of Bach, Mozart, and other masters is not neglected. Under the direction of Captain Resta, the concert orchestra has a cadet following that enjoys playing classical music as much as the " hep cats " enjoy dan- cing to " swing " music. At various times during the year their concerts, high-lighted hv able renditions of well-known and difficult melodies, have received very favorable comments from their audiences, ith the present Fourth Class, a larger orchestra has been developed with a full complement of instruments helping to improve and round out the orchestra of old. (.U 452 I Illx LI]CTIC MMIETY Minckler, McNamara, Starnes, Clemenson, Scolt, Waters, Seith. Every spring the play is the thing. Then the Dialectic Society blossoms forth with its Hundreth Night Show — the last word in stage production complete with masculine females and original musical background. This plus the importation of some of Broadway ' s foremost sliows such as Blithe Spirit and Arsenic and Old Lace indebts est Point to the Dialectic Society. GLEE €LI ' B The Glee Club The Glee Club is open to the music lovers of all classes, all are welcome regardless of talent. Even though this organization has been active only a few years, it has met with great success. The Glee Club has added much good cheer and pleasantness to cadet life. 453 -v 1 M } pt iiT km T 1 t M i r ' Standing: Epperson, Mills, Mallory, Stephens, Armstrong. Scholfield, Martin, ChancUis, Myer. Sealed: Meade, Karrick, Heltzel, Michael, Peterman, Scott, Baden. HOP COMMITTEE " ■Pardoii nie, may I have an introduction? " ' " Why yes, I would like to present Miss Jones. " " How do you do. Miss Jones; may I present Cadet Smith? " And the couple dance blithely away. Thus an introduction is smoothly handled at a cadet hop by a member of West Point ' s Hop Committee. The Hop Managers are easily distinguishable by their red sashes. Under the supervision of the Cadet Recrea- tion Officer, this committee arranges for refreshments, orchestras, decorations, and for The Cadet Hostess — Mrs. Lystad 455 nf a cadet ami an officer and his wife to receive at every hop. West Point hops are easily recog- nizable by their quiet formality, their culture, and their gentlemanliness. The Hop Managers see that these desirable qualities are main- tained; the refined atmosphere is a tradition in the Corps. Back row: Petligrew, Woodson, Meyer, Millington. Second row: Wild- man, Kalinski, Conarty, O ' Connor. Front row: Martin, Flum, Christen- berry. Baker, Tanner. Kincaid. Brewer, Cook. Royem. I Lite a 1 Itom ci lirv en JB-tinf wis o( iteCoi 4.56 l»OII TER CALENDAR Hiding. Head, Fuller, Ing- ham, Stei ' ens. To former cadet Eberhart, editors Fuller and Ingham, photographer Stevens, and the other members of the staff go the credit for originating and producing a valu- able addition to the list of Corps publications. Bl 4;LI: iXOTE« Like a thunderbolt out of the blue, a man is taken from civilian life and is tlirust into our strict mili- tary environment. To aid the new Cadet in ad- justing himself to traditions, customs, and stand- ards of the Academy, Bugle Notes, handbook of the Corps of Cadets, is given to him. The " Plehe Bible " presents the essential information about est Point, its missions and its activities, so vital to all cadets. Standing: Goes, Kelley, Czapar. Seat- ed: Toth, Davis. i 45-; J Hack roiv: Maisli. Munroe. Pralt, Hogan. Pieteh, ScJinecklolh. Front row: Myers, Hillsman, Mallory, Kiiowlton, Bielecki. Rowe, Flatley. POIXTER Either on serious or luimorous subjects, the Pointer is the Corps ' official publication. From the editorial page to Pepy ' s Diary, the magazine has presented its subject matter in an enjoyable light. The editions on various incidents of cadet life, from " furlo " to graduation, have given us very interesting information on military tactics and operations, uniforms, and " femmes. " Truly representative and well-written, the Pointer takes off our dress coats and by a probing ! buck row. Grimm, Norris, Bachrach. Front row. rani.-uuilli, .Mr. Moore, Luther, Wood. 458 Officcr-in-cliiirgc. Captaiiv Nk:iiols ICditor-iii-Chiif. I ' akns worth of our " inner workings and hidden mechanisms " show how cadets acl and hve. The purpose of the Pointer Board is to provide a methinn for tlie e |)ression of cadet talent along editing and pidjhshing hues, and to j)rovide an instrument of information and amusement for the dorps of Cadets. In adihtion lo tlie hi-weekh Pointer, the Pointer l?oar(l pnhhshes a W eek-End Pointer for the edification of visitors, as well as valentines, ealen lars, and diaries. I PotNTEK fliRCLiLATiON MANAGERS AND COMPANY REPRESENTATIVES: Standing — Newman, Earnest, Taylor, Graham, liavenporl, Fngwerson, Jones, Slaszak, Hale, Blonnt, Eastman, Norton, Foisey, Head. Scaled — Hinds. Daner, Bachrach, l homas. Tannlor. n 459 460 Il.-Heriiaii, riniiiias. Brown— (..vkiis „i work Early graduation presented us with a serious problem. The Board — Air Cadets iiill IFarch. Bob Smith, and John Catlin — was " flying " until December 1.5: January 19 was graduation. Fortunately, Hill iiad already selected the theme. Our publisher ' s representative, George Ileffernan. together with three industrious earlings — Pappas. Combs, and Zott — held together the life strings of the llowiTZEK during the summer. The necessity for " immediate action " apparent, Les Heltzel startefl tlie ball rolling and grabbed the business reins. " Dutch " Shultz ground out adyertising letters and telegrams while " Buck " Harding with our bard-working Company Reps boosted sales to the quota. Andv Kerr assisted with Biographies while Bill Larned drew cartoons ' til Taps. On Photography George Rebh did wonders! Howard Webrle liurned midnight oil on Departments, and Johnnv Stephens realK put the pressure to J ' Howitzer Kditoriai. Staff — .S7«f(r i — Stephens. Wehrle, Rus- sell. Srnted — Epperson. Kehh. Larned, Lowrv. 461 Underclass Hiuvitzeb Assistants — Slanding — Woloszyn, Morrison. Bcokcl, Vi hilcrafl. McCabe, Pehrson, DeCamp. Fappas. Moore, Olmslead, Shoalif, Fredericks, Coml)s, Adams. Seatt ' il — Orphan, Aarons, .lamar, Morgan. Mufjallini. Activities. Ed Lowr did a bio; job on Sports with his assistant, John Healy, while Johnny Russell poked tliroiigli (hist vohimes in the hbrary on Research. Associate Pappas with his drive and organizinj; al)ilil has been an invahiabh " assistant. We give many thanks to our Officer in Charge. Major Sinitli. for his willing and guiding cooperation. This book, produced under time pressure, has been made possible only tiirongh the complete cooperation of the entire staff. We all owe them manv salaams for their untiring energy and willing work. First Class Howitzek Repkesentatives — Standing — Watson. Anderson. Main. Harding. .Sebesta. W aters. Seated — Minckler. Measo, Shorlall. Ji A 462 CoLOEL p. E. Gallagher, for your sound advice and whole-hearted cooperation. Glen Thomas, for your impressive and truly inspiring paintings. George I. Hefferna , for your energetic drive to make this Howitzer a success. Charlie Wielert. for our imtiring efforts to secure the hest of photo- graphs. Oz Brown and Isabel Lion, for the finished beauty our labors gave this book. Captain D. M. Thurman and the staff of the West Point Public Rela- tions Office, for your splendid cooperation. Public Relations Offices of Randolph, Shaw, and Victorville Fields, Forts Benning, Bragg. Knox, and C anip Davis for pictorial contribu- tions. White ' s Studio. International News Service, and Acme Photos for excellent pictures. Vi [ . 1 -a ■ i ' -« ±ij m. « How CLEVELAND PNEUMATIC Helps Amerittt ' s Armed Fortes In the air, our world-famous Aerols (shock absorbing landing gear units) are extensivelyused on the major types of military airplanes. Aerols insure safe, smooth landings and take-offs — " ask the pilots who land on them! " On army trucks and other rolling equipment, our Cle-Air shock eliminators promote efficient operation and lessen driver fatigue. Throughout American industry Cleveland Pneumatic products are also being used in work that supports the armed forces: Cleveland rock drills aid in extracting valuable ores and raw materials from the mines. In the factories our extensive line of Cleco pneumatic tools — riveters, chippers, drills, grinders and rammers — are used to speed production. Cleveland Pneumatic is always at your service to put these products to the best possible use. THE CLEVELAND PNEUMATIC TOOL CO. A TYPICAL MAIN LEG AEROL 3781 EAST 77th STREET CLEVELAND, OHIO II Gjpynghf 1943. Li III The Army- and the Legal Profession Guardians of American Liberties I " Where haw Ends — Tyranny Begins " — William Pitt CITRIC ACID • TARTARIC ACID Manufacturing ( ' hemisls CHAS. PFIZER CO., INC. Shenango Pottery Co. NEW CASTLE, PA. Manufacturers of Cadet Mess China Furnished by 3 athan Straus -Duparquet Inc. 630 SIXTH AX ' ENUE NEW YORK CITY Dealers in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Equipment IV w Best Wishes to The Class of January 1943 W® Official Photographer to the 1943 Howitzer 520 FIFTH AVENUE NEW YORK = Est. 1886 THE HIGH STANDARD MANUFACTURING CO., INC. 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XXI I ACTING FOR THE PEOPLE Each year 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 many 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 offices of the Veterans 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. Last year the Red Cross helped many thousands of service or ex-service men and their families sur- mount pressing economic obstacles, iron out per- sonal 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 year between Armistice Day and Thanksgiving. riVILIA! ' AIIIJTAItY TAILORS 485 Madison Avenue -•New ' Vbrk a . ' 2n«l Street FINE 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 presented a better appearance all that time. The finest Cap in the Army JDHIV ARBDRID, IlVC. General Contractors Airports Roads Bridges Puuqhkeepsie, IV. Y. XXll I In Flying Fortress or heavy tank — Wright Engines speed the fighting forces of Democracy. iriiHiiicnnj: 4F £, XXIII GARMENT PRESSING M ' ;%V% AT ARMY POSTS AHO C " • ••• AND. ..ARMY ORDMAHCt " Every resource and facUity of the Hoffman organization — and every last ounce of energy of Hoffman men — is devoted to increasing the steady flow of our regular products and the additional ordnance items which we are building for the armed services. MACHINERY CORPORATION General Offices: 105 Fourth Ave., New York MANUFACTURERS OF LAUNDRY MACHINERY AND GARMENT PRESSING EQUIPMENT ESTABLISHED 1856 MANUFACTURERS OF Shirts and Pajamas for Officers Military Schools C ( ) R P O RATI O X 326 JUNIUS STREET, BROOKLYN, N. Y. Vy or i ' Stan d o Accuracy MILLING MACHINES GRINDING MACHINES SCREW MACHINES MACHINISTS ' TOOLS CUTTERS and HOBS ARBORS and ADAPTERS SCREW MACHINE TOOLS PUMPS and VISES MAGNETIC CHUCKS m BROWN SHARPE MFG. CO. PROVIDENCE, R. I. OTHER USEFUL SHOP EQUIPMENT 4 XXIV QUALITY that ' s won high rank with officers ' TETSON shoes bear the stamp of authority in styling. Their sleek but tough leathers are faultless in color and grain. Only the very best quality in materials and workmanship — down to the last de- tail — is tolerated in these fine Stetsons for an officer ' s feet. And because Stetson keeps thcni longer on the last they give you im- mediate, mellow comfort. The Stetson Shoe Co., Inc., South Weymouth, Mass. STETSON SHOES FOR MEN AVAILABLE THROUGH STETSON DEALERS OR STETSON SHOPS IN PRINCIPAL CITIES XXV J A (iift She ' ll always Treasure Give her an " A " pin — or a miniature class ring. These are gifle that never grow old, that always bring back memories of cadet days — whose givers are never forgotten. Miniature rings — 14K gold, onyx S 30.00 14K gold, ee mi -precious stone 35.00 Cluster of sapphire and 12 diamonds 125.00 14K " A " Vie " pins paved with pearls close set S9.00; » Vie " 12.00 Whole pearls crown set 12.00 ii ie " 15.00 Academy Guard S3.00 additional. Federal excise tax 10 percent. WW " EINNINBS HOni) Jeweler - Medalist - Stationer S. E. COR. CHESTNUT 13th STREETS PHILADELPHIA, PA. ILLICITOR . . . the Best Name in Rainwear ' THE ALLIGATOR COMPANY St. Louis, Missouri XXVI Yours For Victory Proudly we fly the coveted Army-Navy " E " flag with added star signifying continued compliance with requirements for over six months, presented to THE FULTON SYLPHON COMPANY for " ...high achieve- ment in the production of war materials. " The honor of this award is felt by everyone of our employees. And it is a challenge to them to continue to earn this honor by adding service star after service star in the vital " battle of production. " PANY ftlMPErATURE; WONTROLW THE FULTON SYLPHON CO KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE RePTC.entati„e. in All Principal Ci.ie. in U.S.A. and in Montreal. Canada and London. England CONTRACTOR © Main Office 500 STATLER OFFICE BUILDING BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS COMFORTING FIGHTERS! The call came for thousands of sleeping bags and life-preservers for our fighting forces, and overnight Ta-Pat-Co Sports equipment became Ta-Pat-Co FIGHTING equipment. THE AMERICAN PAD TEXTILE COMPANY GREENFIELD OHIO rJDutcne6S yo L p. O. BOX 773 PHONE 7082 POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y. Quarry Pipe Plant PLEASANT VALLEY, N. Y. PHONE 2021 Quarry Sand Plant GOSHEN, N. Y. PHONE 56 Washed, Screened and Graded Sand Crushed Stone — All Sizes Reinforced and Unreinforced Concrete Pipe ALL NEW YORK STATE ACCEPTED MATERIALS XXVIII IN THE FRONT LINE with FILTERS EVAPORATORS PROCESS EQUIPMENT MILLS and CRUSHERS GOSLIN-BIRMINGHAM MANUFACTURING CO.. Inc. BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA XXIX Clinton Woolen Manufacturing Co. CLINTON, MICHIGAN Established 1866 Seventy-six years experience in the mdnufacture of the finest woolen uniform cloths Army £ Navy for excellence in quality and high achievement in production. Awarded to Clinton July zzj 1 41 Clinton fabrics are specified and worn by cadets of the United States Military Academy XXX f WHEN A NATION— pacific and peace-loving though it may be — is richly endowed with natural wealth and beauty, it must be ever on guard against the envy and encroachment of others. Ever since its inception in 1802, America has looked to the United States Military Academy for leaders who could provide the protection needed by our nation. And we have not looked in vain. Glorious deeds have been recorded by your prede- cessors during peace time as well as war time. Even at this moment, hundreds of your notable alumni are acquitting themselves valiantly on America ' s far- flung battlefields. That is why America salutes you today as new officers and potential leaders of our fighting forces. As you go forth to serve your Country, we know you will be heartened by the information that at home America ' s industry and manufacturing genius stand 100 per cent behind you to produce the arms and equipment you will need for Victory. At Pontiac Motor Division, for example, the experi- ence gained in building more than two million quality automobiles is being applied without stint to the task at hand — the production, on or ahead of schedule, of the tools of war on six major assign- ments. The successful prosecution of this task calls, not only for resourcefulness and ingenuity, but also for zeal and full devotion to duty. This is our assignment to help you and your comrades in arms man America ' s fighting fronts. And we fulfill it willingly and with the confident knowledge that the tools of war we are producing will be put to competent use under your direction. PONTIAC ■ VISION OF GENERAL MOTORS XXXI " Home Front " Achievements Like THIS . . . the Fighting Front (M, " pROM " ghost factory " to tank arsenal in a few weeks — from a single ex- perimental M-3 medium American tank to one of the nation ' s largest producers of M-4s — that ' s the record which won the Army-Navy Production Award for the Armored Tank Division of Pressed Steel Car Company, Inc. Every man and woman in the Hege- wisch (Chicago) Plant of this company has had a share in earning the Army- Navy " E. " Every employee is proud to wear the little lapel insignia that stands for a job well done. In accepting the " E " pennant, Presi- dent J. F. MacEnulty of Pressed Steel Car Company, Inc., said: " We can and we will do even better. " This is the spirit of the American on the produc- tion hne. It is the spirit that means Victory. PRESSED STEEL CAR COMPANY, Inc. ■Htmoted lank " Qlvlilon HEGEWISCH PLANT, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS ■r 1 ( FEB. 20, 1941. " Ghost PLmf oj the Pressed Steel Car Co.. bic. at Hegewisch. Chicago, which had been abandoned Jor ten years. NorooJ, no floor.no machinery. APRIL 9, 1941. Pla it completely re-roojed. cement floor laid, batteries of machine tools being installed — as the new tank arsenal comes into being. JULY 13, 1941. The first tank produced by employees oj the Pressed Steel Car Co., Inc., Hegewisch Plant rolls off the production line and passes every test. TODAY at this busy tank arsenal the employees of Pressed Steel Car Co., Inc., build more and still more tanks every day! XXXII .W] {Reading Time: 36 Seconds) THANK YOU ! THIS is merely a note of appreciation to the thousands of military men who have made the Hotel New Yorker their headquarters in recent years. We hope to have the privilege of serving, too, the many new officers to whom this issue of the " Howitzer " is dedicated and to whom we extend both congratulations and our warmest good wishes. :V-t. n HoteV 34th Street « ,,. , -1500 Roo " " p.es-.dent 25% DISCOUNT: Members of all branches of the armed forces will receive this discount on regular rate room accommodations. XXXIII COUNTS WITH THE ARMY Regulation iMilitary Academy Cuff Links Mith tlie name KHEMEI TZ are a symbol of correct style an«l fine quality. Year after vear this quality becomes more and more apparent. Kremeutz jewelry wears well . . . does not tarnish BECA USE it is made with an enduring overlay of ACTUAL 14 KARAT GOLD. Jewelry of KREMENTZ QUALITY... correct for every occasion, military or civil, is available wher- jewelry is sold. FINE QUALITY JEWELRY ■ Cuff Links Key Chains I Tie Holders Pocket Knives 1 Watch Bands Collar Holders 1 Prices Range fr 3m $1.50 to $25.00 1 KREMENTZ CO. NEWARK, N. J r " ' vH H 1 ( ' I Catalog sent on Request. MDclaijkPS 22 EAST 42 ST. NEW YORK XXXIV Night Landing of Cannon-Bearing Airacobra BELL AIRCRAFT CORPORATION Buffalo, New York yriraeo raJ yor 2 5?i ? — futur E PLANES FOR PEACE YORK XXXV KNOX ' x ? Ci 7 i ' i iZ e y y € n .. CHARLES KNOX KKOX " HAMPTOX " ' S en , rra ' j More than one liiindrt ' d years ago, Charles Knox sel the standard for every hat created to bear his famous Crest . . . Today, in the Kno.x hat at ten dollars, his ideal has come to a high ftiljillment . . . Here is felt of luxurious softness, shaped to a special character of line and contour, by the craft of master hands inspired by an ideal . . . Men ivho near a Knox hat at ten lollars recognize the contribution to personality, the sense of satisfaction it alone can give. 452 hiflh An-nuc • Mailisun Arniiie at l. ' illi .Street • Itrondiray at Corllandl Street XXX VI America ' s motion picture industry is in this war to help the United Nations win. Every branch of the industry is co- ordinated in the campaign for victory. Artist and artisan, producer, distributor and theatre man — everyone is enhsted for the duration. • Motiou Pietur«» Producers and Distributors of Auieriea, Inc. Will H. Hays, President Members Bray Studios, Inc. Paramount Pictures Inc. Columbia Pictures Corporation Principal Pictures Corp. Cosmopolitan Corporation RCA Manufacturing Company, Inc. 1 Cecil B. deMille Productions, Inc. Reliance Pictures, Inc. Walt Disney Productions, Inc. RKO Radio Pictures Inc. Eastman Kodak Company Hal Roach Studios, Inc. Educational Films Corp. of America Selznick International Pictures, Inc. || Electrical Research Products Division Terrytoons, Inc. Western Electric Co. Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation First National Pictures, Inc. United Artists Corporation Samuel Goldwyn, Inc. Universal Pictures Company, Inc. Hughes Productions Vitagraph, Inc. Loew ' s Incorporated Walter Wanger Productions, Inc. Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. XXXVIl ( it6 G.H.Q. FOR FUTURE GENERALS In the " thick of the action " that ' s synonymous with New York, the Paramount Hotel offers Grand Hotel Quarters at Special Rates to Cadets. Its strategic location . . . with hundreds ' of theatres and other points of interest within strolling distance ... is an ideal starting point from which to begin your tour of the town. Every room on its 21 floors has a radio, private bath and circulating ice water. Popular Priced Coffee Shop Air Conditioned Dining Room Lounge • Bar Home of Billy RoNe N Uiamond Horseshoe New York ' s Newest Record-breaking Night-Cliih A HOTEL OF DISTINCTION HOTEL PARAMOUXT 46th STREET, JUST WEST OF BROADWAY TIMES SQUARE NEW YORK CHARLES L. ORNSTEIN, Manager Showerpronfed Gabardine Trench Coats For over a Decade London Weathcrproofs, 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 by a de- pendable process. The tailored comfort of a London Weather- proof garment assures you of an extremely serviceable showerproof coat suitable for wear with uniform or ci ' ilian attire. £Jt elegit INC. f 200 FIFTH AVE., NEW YORK Cunninqham Bras, INCORPORATED MEATS 519-521 West IBlh St. IVew Yorti City-Watkins 3-7733 XXXVIIJ i ompiimentA of JOHN S. STEPHENS 40 Clinton Street Newark, N. J I ' epreden tin 9 HERFF-JONES €0 fficiai AeweterS to the L ladd of Acinuaru ly -3 ' ' A ' " Pins Miniatures Class Rings MAIL INQUIRIES INVITED XXXIX Sonata tula tion6 and Goa.6pQ2a. to the claii o 1943 A- i!i- ( i; V E 11 S A IN II l( I N III N r. HI l THE I l 4 " H II V I T Z E II ik ■ -k ik ik ik ik ik NATIONAL milLISHINfi Cn VII ' ANY ■i " )9 - 24 ' ) Sdiilli AiiiL ri( ' iii Street PHILADELPHIA I ' ENNSYLVANIA M A N U f A i; T U n E 11 S U h II E L U E V E A II II II (I I. U V E II S A N II L (I II S E LEAF BINDING DEVICES XL i r Tiffany Co. Jewelers Silversmiths Stationers The Army far niatuj general ioils hwhiomi thefinn o TlFFANY CO. iiiidhm reay nked in iU merchandide Arndpolici llieMime liu idandardof Integrity xind Quality duu id the heritajeofTHE SERVICE Fifth Avenue 57™ Street New York XLI Eli FLOAT GEAR STANDARD THE WORLD OVER U. S. Navy Seaplanes equipped with EDO Floats EDO AIRCRAFT CORPORATION COLLEGE POINT, N. Y., U. S. A. ' m " W WHITE DRESS GLOVES FINE LISLE HALF HOSE PURE WOOL SOCKS ATHLETIC SHIRTS WINDBREAKERS FULL FASHIONED ALL WOOL SWEATERS For the Most Exacting Deinatids U . S . Army Standards CASTLE GATE HOSIERY and GLOVE CO., Inc. 432 FOURTH AVENUE, NEW YORK CITY E. B. Sudbury, General- Manager Manufacturer . . . Estahliihed 1878 XLII €i Hart Schajfner c Marx ARMY OFFICERS ' UNIFORMS Carefully tailored by one of the country ' s leading manufac- turers of fine clothes for men. Flawless fit; smart appearance. Complete accessories. Fine Chilian Clothes WALL AC HS KIKTH AVENUE NEW YORK Nine Stores in the New York Area i 1231 fighting your sixth War SINCE West Point ' s founding in 1802, there have been five American wars... 1812, Mexican, Civil War, Spanish, World War and now another World War! Now, more than ever, in modern war, rubber and its wartime sub- stitutes play a vital part — in tanks and planes, in guns and ships, in shoes and coats and gas masks, in tires and tubes, pontoons and life rafts, assault wire and assault boats, parachute cushions and drop bags. For one hundred years we ' ve been making products for you and your forebears. We want you to know that today the men and women working around the clock in our 30 plants feel that they ' re fighting this war to the full limit of their opportunity. Each one is determined that you shall have not only the most but the best products that pre- cision craftsmanship can provide. UNITED STATES RUBBER COMPANY 12 3 SIXTH AVENUE ROCKEFELLER CENTER NEW YORK XLIII J OFFICERS ' Uniforms by RocERS Peet Tailored by hand in our own workrooms. There is a difference in Officers ' Uniforms! The difference is in the making — the way they are tailored, the way they fit, the way they look, the way they hold their shape! You see this difference, you feel this difference the moment you try on a uniform by the modern Rogers Peet. In our officers ' uniforms, we combine the genius of our Master-Designer with the skilled hand w ork of tailors trained in our own workrooms. Smartness through perfect fitting — for men of all builds! lan y u I t •k BECAUSE Klorsheim makes, not just OIK- Military shoe, but a com- plete line of styles for the Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Corps. BECAUSE these shoes c )mi i uith all Serviee specifications: straiiiht inside line, extended heel, built- up arch, broad toe. oil-treated sole. ' IO. . ll Wrile or the a,l,h,s .. V I Fl,i,!.he,m dfiiler o ■ • BECAUSE the maintained Quality of Florsheini materials and work- manship assures better fit, greater comfort, and months of extra wear. HE FLORSHEIM SHOE COMPANY • Manuiaciurers • CHICAGO Makers of Fine Shoes for Men and Uomen XLV HENRY V. ALLIEN CO. Successors to HorstDhniii Bros. Allien MAKERS OF ARMY EQUIPMENTS " THAT HAVE STOOD THE TEST SINCE 1815 " 227 LEXINGTON AVENUE [near Thirty- Fourth Street) NEW YORK CITY fe6n and (I5ird6eue rodted fulii and weaetabteS NORTHWESTERN FRUIT PRODUCE COMPANY 229-230 West Street New York City MDREY MACHIIVERY CD., Inc. 410 Broome Street New York . N. Y. ♦ 1 1 lanuPactiirerS of ivlacliine oolS ♦ Plant: 4-57 26th Avenue Astoria, L. I , N. Y. J XLVI l Above the war clamor for air-borne cargo of submarmes. Already bridg.ng time this fact stands out crystal clear: Douglas and d.stance .n this global war, Douglas has buUt. ,s bu.ld.ng and w.U contmue fleets of combat transports w.U soon be- ,0 budd in ever greater volume two and come m.ghty a.rmadas of supply to over- four eng.ne cargo carr.ers that UnUn, are whelm the enemy wherever he may be. •deUverlna the goods " out of the range Douglas A.reraft Company, Inc. MEMBER AIRCKAFT WAR PRODUCTION COUNCIL. IN BOMBER. FIGHTERS: S8D -D.UN uf s S " • -havoc- ■ rso of vAS-.ros WAR TRANSPORTS: oc 3 • c .7 • c 5. BOMBERS: . ,0 • -80S, on i OW Till! I IM KiXOWS MOKE ABOUT Kli:MINGTO ' RAND THAN ANYBODY The Army knew about Remington Type- writers ever since typewriters were first made . . . 1874. The Army knew that from that time onward, Remington Typewriters were the progressive leaders in typewriter development. The Army used them for many, many years on the toughest proving ground a typewriter ever faces and they came out with colors flying. The Army knew all about Remingtons . . . just as did the American public. But now the Army knows more about Remington Rand than anybody because Remington Rand is devoting all of its typewriter manufactur- ing space, personnel and equipment to make direct fighting weapons . . . things the Army uses. It ' s a long list, too, but beside the point here. The real pertinent fact that remains is that the same precision skill, master craftsman- ship and progressive ingenuity that went into those Remington Typewriters, now goes into the tools you will be using to beat the Axis. Considering our near 70-year preci- sion tradition, it is completely gratifying that we can lend a helping hand in this way to pave the road to Victory. |i 4rn KlilMINGTON BAND INC. TYPEWRITER DIVISION • BUFFALO, N. Y. XLVIII ! FAITH T HH greatest asset of a man, a business or a nation is faith. The men who built this country and those who made it pros- per during its darkest days were men whose faith in its future was unshakable. Men of courage, they dared to go forward despite all hazards; men of vision, they always looked forward, never backward. Christianity, the greatest institution humanity has ever known, was founded by twelve men, limited in education, limited in re- sources, but with an abundance of faith and divine leadership. In these days of stress let us hold to faith: faith in divine leadership; faith in the power of Christianity; faith in the leader- ship of our Commander-in-Chief, President Roosevelt; faith in his official staff and all the men in our armed forces; and faith in ourselves. As Whittier declared: " The steps of faith fall on seeming void, but find the rock beneath. " In the situation which faces the world today the " seeming void " ceases to exist when we realize the solid rock beneath our The vision essential to clear thinking; the common sense needed for wise decisions; the courage of convictions based on facts not fancies; and the constructive spirit of faith as opposed to the de- structive forces of doubt will preserve our Christian ways of life and win the war. I J President INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION XLIX a APOINTE BROACHING MACHINES a,J BROACHING EQUIPMENT THE LAPDmiE MACHIIVE TOOL ED., HUDSDIV, MASSAEHUSETTS GRAPHIC CAMERAS P! s orced Fni lER (JRAFLEX CnRmRATinN ku(;hesteh, new voiui, u. s. a. First National Bank Highland Falls, N. Y. The Bank Nearest W est Point DIRECTORS Colonel C. L. Fenton, U. S. A. Colonel Earl North, U. S. A. Theodore Michel Abraham Kopald George S. Nichols MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION INDISPENSABLE IN MODERN WARFARE The THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN C ' Toniniy Gun ' ' ' ' ) XhE Tommy Gun is standard equipment in many branches of the armed forces of the United States, The Coast Guard, and FBI; and the combat troops of the British Empire. Re- markably light, easy to handle, and with great destructive power, the Tommy Gun is a one-man weapon of proved reliability. It is repeatedly demonstrating its effectiveness in actual combat conditions on various fronts during the present war. AUTO-ORDNAMGE CORPORATION 1437 Railroad Ave. 7 ' A nn.4 Bridgeport, Conn. LI i, Popular and Authentic Service Books BY KENDALL BANNING THE FLEET TODAY The author takes us behind the scenes, depicting every phase of a sailor ' s training and life, every type of fighting ship and Navy plant, picturing the traditions, customs, jokes, strange terms and ad- venture in our glorious Navy. " One of the most interesting, the most informative and the most complete books on the Navy and Navymen which we have ever seen. " " Our Navv. " 8 vo. Cloth. iCyOpuges. illustrated tfith Official V. S. Naiy Photographs. End Sheets and Jacket Design hy Stephen J. Voorhies. $2.50. OUR ARMY TODAY An intimate picture of a soldier ' s experiences in our Army from induction through camp life and training to his work in combat. Every branch of the army service and the operation of latest equip- ment is made clear. 8 10. Cloth. Illustrated with Official V. S. Army Photographs. Jacket design and end sheets hy Stephen J. Voorhies. $2.50. WEST POINT TODAY All the colorful life of our military academy is vividly portrayed as the reader follows the career of a cadet — sharing in his contact with West Point ' s shrines, traditions, songs, sports, discipline and physical training. " He sees the human side of life at West Point, he has wit and sympathv, he abounds in stories. " New York Times. 8 vo. Cloth. 324 pages, illustrated end sheets and Jacket design hy Stephen ]. ' oorhies. $2.50. ANNAPOLIS TODAY The reader is taken through a Midshipmen ' s life at our famous Naval Academy from the day the pleb is sworn in up to his graduation. All of the traditions, customs, songs, sports and achievements of Annapol ' S are pictured. " All written in an engaging style which brings out the local color and shows the personal and human side of the life of the midshipmen. " New York Herald Tribune. 8 vo. Cloth. 376 pages, illustrated uith official U. S. Navy official photographs. End sheets and jacket design hy Stephen J. Voorhies. S2.50. ORDER THROUGH THE CADET STORE FUNK § WAGNALLS COMPANY. Publishers 354 Fourth Avenue, New York ' h . ' ' ' l y FOODS of Selected Quality Preferred by BETTER INSTITUTIONS or mim gTocery corporation 407 GREENWICH ST.. MEW YORK k WAIk.r 5.«»70 A This name on writing paper means what ' " STERLING " does on silver. ■ For generations, Eaton ' s Fine Letter Papers have satisfied discriminating tastes. They are attractively styled, meticulously made, always correct. v ' ° ' ' s BATONS FINE LETTER PAPERS PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Q LII LIII Chartered May 1 1, 1829, The Seamen ' s Bank for Savings was founded to provide banking facilities and promote thrift among those engaged in Naval and Maritime occupations. Its history and tradition have always been closely associated with the sea. Today depositors from all walks of life are evidence of the stability and friendliness of this Institution. A Member of the Mutual Batiks Fund jor the insurance and protection in full of deposits in Member Banks. ALLOTMENTS ACCEPTED • YOUR SAVINGS ACCOUNT INVITED • BANKING BY MAIL THE SEAMEN ' S BANK FOR SAVINGS 74 WALL STREET Chartered 1829 NEW YORK. N. Y. W. S. ROCKWELL COMPANY Industrial Furnaces Electric and Fuel 50 Church Street NEW YORK, NEW YORK Do ne i udetd of ociuu jeiierai6 of o ' omorrow Pyramid Manufacturing Co., Inc. 148 West 23rd Street New York City, N. Y. LIV FIGHTING THE BATTLE OF PRODUCTION This badge and thousands hke it signify an assignment in the grim Battle of Production. To provide the airplanes, engines and propel- lers so vitally needed by our armed forces, the men and women of United Aircraft keep the wheels turning twenty-four hours a day — seven days a week. UNITED AIRCRAFT CORPORATION EAST HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT (-:? Pratt Whitney Engines Vought-Sii orsky Airplanes Hamilton Standard Propellers LV «l LOOK TO C€€ Jkhee€i FOR LEADERSHIP Compliments of Joseph M. Herman Shoe Co. FOOTWEAR SUPPLIERS TO WEST POINT CADETS B " ' - ' - New York Military Academy CORNWALL-ON- HUDSON • NEW YORK The School of Disti)!Ction A Preparatory School where Military Training is emphasized as the best training for Civil Life and as National Asset in times of Emergency. LVI i fn fhe armed forces . . . in ihe air . . . in civilian life ...you ' ll Find SUSKANA fabrics wfiere quality counfs. Many exclusive features make SUSKANA the ideal fabric for your sportswear and rainwear. SmVEHAm MILLS, Inc. m mm, hw Mk GABARDINE WORSTED DIVISION • TELEPHONE: BRYANT 9-9400 LVII Bausch Lomb is honored that its products are used by the armed forces of the United States BAUSCH LOMB OPTICAL CO. ESTABLISHED 1853 ROCHESTER, N. Y. — jnecializina in Atrni II yyfficerS Oilier L lni ormi ana C auipmeni Since 1917 ASSOCIATED MILITARY STOKES l» W. .Iiu ' kKon Blvd. ( ni( A«0. ILL. INSURANCE AT COST AUTOMOBILES PERSONAL PROPERTY AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS WAR CONDITIONS Initial reduction in rates on Automobile Insurance will be made to meet war restrictions on driving. UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION Box 275 Grayson Street Station SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS Unused premium deposits are credited upon expiration of all policies. LVIll » You taste its quality COPYRIGHT 1941, THE COCA-COIA COMPANY I Ll going gets tough Here it is, fellows — we follow ed thru ! It ' s a long time since we shook hands after June eek and said we ' d do our best. Bill in California, Bob in the Caroiinas. John in Texas — it wasn ' t easy to publisii this Howitzer for January 1943. And the orders that advanced graduation by six months didn ' t help. The excitement, the frenzy, the worry is over — and we ' re proud that the BJH policy of undivided responsibihty for rapid fire coordination in every phase of production passed its stiffest test. 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(WE ' LL SING OUR REMINISCENCES OF BENNY HAVENS, OH! rO OUR KIND OLD ALMA MATER, OUR ROCKBOUND HIGHLAND HOME, WE ' LL CAST BACK MANY A FOND REGRET AS O ' ER LIFE ' S SEA WE ROAM; UNTIL ON OUR LAST BATTLEFIELD THE LIGHT OF HEAVEN SHALL GLOW, WE ' LL NEVER FAIL TO DRINK TO HER AND BENNY HAVENS, OH! OH! BENNY HAVENS, O! OH! BENNY HAVENS, OK! . ' E ' LL SING OUR REMINISCENCES OF BENNY HAVENS, OH Ar MAY THE ARMY BE AUGMENTED, MAY PROMOTION BE LESS SLOW, MAY OUR COUNTRY IN THE HOUR OF NEED BE READY FOR THE FOE; MAY WE FIND A SOLDIER ' S RESTING PLACE BENEATH A SOLDIER ' S BLOW, WITH ROOM ENOUGH BESIDE OUR 0- -, FOR BENNY HA E.JS, OHI BENNY HAVENS, O! OH! BENNY HAVENS, OH! WE ' LL SING OUR REMINISCENCES OF BENNY HAVENS, OH! WHEN YOU AND I AND BENNY, AND ALL THE OTHERS, TOO, ARE CALLED BEFORE THE " FINA JOARD " OUR COURSE IN LIFE TO VfEW, MAY WE NEVER " FESS " ON ANY POINT, BUT STRAIGHT BE TOLD TO GO, AND JOIN THE ARMY OF THE BLEST AT BENNY ' yitf OH! OH! BENNY HAVENS, O! OH! BENNY HAVENS, OH! WE ' LL SING OUR REMINISCENCES OF BENNY HAVENS, OH! : ' ' ■ 5lfV n • « V K I 1 V r ■1 , JU E 1943 Military academy, wejiit poixt. ivew york ARMY i H E comradeship we have developed here, the appreciation of all branches we have here acquired, we carry into the service of a great new army — made great not by a superior airplane, tank or shoulder rifle, but more by the world ' s finest fight- ing men commanded by men with the will and ability to make this new army one weapon — a great combat team. . . . The will for teamwork will be our aim, will be our most splendid asset as a soldier, will make us worthy of — OUR NEW ARMY. Oi f HE class history is not a group of disjointed, unrelated activities; rather it is a natural sequence. Consistent with clarity, the con- tents of this volume trace three years ' history of one class with routine and extra-curricular activities in order in point of time. Like all others before us our history is cemented with the ideals and noble traditions of our Alma Mater. As three years pass before the inner eye, we sing again her song, " Let DUTY be well performed, HONOR be e ' er untamed, COUNTRY be ever armed. West Point, by thee. ir p RON . ABBOTT . ABEL . ALEXANDER . ALMOND .ANDERSON . ARNOLD . ATKINSON, P. ATKINSON, Q. . E« ..ALL, f. . BALL, R. . BARICKMAN . BARKER . BARNES . BARRETT . BEACH BERRY . BETTS, G. . BETTS, J. . BIBBY . BLACK . BLANK . BLATT . BLOUNT P . BOWER . BOWLEY, A. . BOWLEY, F. . BOY BRIER . BRIERTY .BRILL . BRODERICK . BROC ETT, A. . BURDETT, E. . BURNETTE . BURNS . ELL, R. . CANNING . CANTLAY . CA AUFTY . CHILD5 . CHRISTY . CLARK, I I BORU? l BREITi BliCKER . CAMPBELL, G. . CHANDLER . CH COCROFT . COrFM " LE, C. . COLE, H. . r.yi loN OVER . CRAG6 . CK L CRANE • ' ' • 7 N . C wUTLER . DANER . DAN m P if I i iJ- VENPORT CK CRANE . ' DAN r Ir " OCK Ka ' I L Jl f 1 v ssV. E m ULlS fl TONCISCO .Tl eTderc CHAI RK, . W. . CLEARY . CLOUDMAN . COBB . CO ' : NARTY . CONNOR . CONWAY . CORNELL . CC N . CULLINANE . CURCURU, E. . CURCURU, L. . AVIS, J. M. . DAVIS, J. T. . DAVIS, L. . DAVIS, M DEROUIN . DETWILER . DICKINSON . DIRKES . DIXON . DUDLEY . DUNW EARNEST . EASLEY . EASTMAN . EASTMEAD . EDRINGTON . ELGIN . ELLIOTT . FALCK . FARLEY; .IfIELD . FISHBACK . FITZ-GERALD . FITZPATRICK . FLl REAR .FREDERICKS .IrEED . FRISBIE . FULLER . GADD . G IGNAT . GALAS . G GINGRICH . GLASGOW . GLENDENtNG . GORDY . GOREL Ap N . GRADY . GREE DEATHERAGE . DE P " DURANTE . DWAl ENGLISH . ESPAILi FOISEr . FORE . FOULI GAUDIANI . GIFFiN . GILLES GREENE, W. . GREENWALT . GRICE . GRIFFIN . GULLION . HAGEN . HALLENBECK . HAM -EfT . HAMMEL . HANCOCK . H HANNA . HARDY . HARPER . HARRIS . HARROLD . HARTER . HARTMAN . HAYE . EAD . HECKER . HEDERSTROM BERGER . HEINTZELMAN . HEMSLEY . HERRES . HERSBERGER HOGAN . HOLDERNESS . HOLMES . HOMMEL .HORN . HO KREM; HUNT, H. . HUNT, W. . HURLE JACKSON, T. . JA KALINSKI . !f1%Z . " KECK Kl . : REMU KWLMAN roUGHMAN . ECK l F C chTn . i S - . HILSMAN . HINDS .HOFFMAN . HOFF . HUAU . HUDDLESTON . HUDSON, J. . HUDS HUTCHiNGS . ILETO . INGHAM . INGWERSEN . IRI MAR . JENKINS . JOHNSON . JOHNSTON . JONES, A. . JON KEEFER . KEENAN . KELLY . KEMGLE . KENYON . KIDDER . KILPA LEWIS . LINTON . I MOfj E, T. . MC C HUGHES ( JO KNO LOCKW MC CLURt MC NiEL . MA, MATTOX . MAI MOE . MOORE NEILSON . NELSON . OLIVER . OLMSTEAD . OR PARKS . PAVY . PEAK . PE POTTER . PRICE . PROCTOR REED, C. . REED, J. . REEDER RICHARDSON . RICHMOND . RITCK R05NESS . RUMPF . RUNDELL . RUSSV SCHWARTZ . SCOTT, R. F. . SCOTT, R. M SHORT .SILVESTER . SIMPSON . SMITH, D. . SNAVELY . SNYDER . SOLER . SONSTELIE . SPAHv, STEVENS . STICKNEY .STOCKTON . STODDARD . S SWISSHELM . TALBOT , TANKSLEY . TANNLER . TA THOMAS, J. . THOMAS, L. . THOMPSON . TOMLINSON VAN SCHOICK . VEACH . VORDERMARK . WADE . WALKE, WATKINS, J. .WATSON, L. . WATSON, W. . WEBSTER . WHEELER . WHITAKER, K. . WHITAKER, R. . WHITSON . WHITTEMORE . WICKERT . WICKHAM . WIENER . WIESER . Wi WILKINSON . WILLIAMS . WILLIS . WILSON, C. . WILSON, L. . WILSON, S. . WINFIELD . WINN . WOLF . WOOD . WOO Ri ' MT, E. . WRIGHT, L. YEILDING . YEUELL . YORK . YOUNG, C. . YOUNG, H. . YOUNG, R. . ZUBON . ZUP LACOUTURE . LANGSTAFF . LATSON . LAUDANI LOVE . LUCAS . LUTZ . MC ADAM , MC CABE, E. R. . MC CORD . MC DOWELL . MC GEE . MC GREGOR, J. K. . MC GREGOR, J. M«. MC KENZIE . MC M MAC MULLIN . MADISON . MAGATHAN . MALONE . MARTIN, M. . MARTIN, W. . MATHE . MATl MAUGH Il ytf. . MAZUR . MEHRTENS . METTS . MEYEI . IfllLLER . MILMORE . MIRACLE . Mil MOSES . MOZiNGO . MUN£lO MtlNRO .MYRTETUS . NASH . NAYLOR . UER . NEWMAN, G f i ' MAN, R. . NORTON . NOVAK . O ' CONNOR . ORR . QSvJIllJll . OTT . PACE . PARFITT . PARHAM . PARKER, N. . PARI ftl . PHELPS . PHILLIPS . PHILPOTT . PIEBES . PIGG . PINNELL . PURCELL . RANDALL . RASPER . RAWLINGS . RAY, R. . R RENTH . RENZULLI . RHEA . RHOADS . RICHARD . CHAR ROGERS, W. . ROMANEK . ROOKER . ROOf L . SAWYER . SCHATZ . SCHRAEDER . SCHRAMM . SCHR( « SHAEFER . SHAIFER . SMO fftRRILL . SHIELY .SHIP MlkrfTOOs . SMITH, G m J . ITFfT .. SMITH, J. . SMITH, K. . SM SPIEC SPTVW . STASZAK . STEELE . STEINBRING . Si (l 4uLLIVAN . SURKAMP . SUSANK . SWANK . , F. . TAYLOR, W. . TEAGUE . TEETOR . TELLER . Tl TUCKER, A. S. . TURNER . TYRALA . UMLAUF . VAN KER, J. . WALLER . WALSH . WARBURTON . WATKI ESTBROOK . WESTFALL . WETHE . WEYRICK . WI ere we lived nearly four years. Here we received our introduction to military life. Today all is a part of the past; all is stored away in the backs of our minds to unfold again when Peace returns, and we can spend an Autumn day walking leisurely down some leaf-strewn path. Then we will reminisce over those days on the Hudson and every thought will bring back a vivid picture: bracing, boyish-looking Plebes; hilarious, over-worked Yearlings; sobering, mentally growing Cows; respon- sible, goal-determined First Classmen. Here is painted the warmth of fellowship, the joys and sorrows we knew together as cadets. THE COLORS • four years pass in final revieim THE CHAPEL • inspiration rose within these hailoired trails I ' Z r Kp ' Am M m R 1 r M 1 S Hi ERR Efei 9 0 TROPHY POIXT • nature gave our home a beauty all its ou-n ACADEMIC BOARD ROOM • here weU» ot knowledge are uncapped CI L 1.LHI BAI COrVY • pleasant hours followed books and WP ' t!I!W?S8 ' " w II AD3Il ISTRATIOX BITLDING • able hands guided our desUny 1 13 li% " ASHII GTOI¥ HALL • lifelong felloicships are kindled here - 15 Far rt,ur Jaa - Ym, err „:, r F TWO THOUSAND ARTICLES TO EQ MY; SUPPLIES SHUTTLED ACROSS OCEANS, ROADS OPENED, LINES OF COMMUNICATION CLEARED THROUGH AN ICY ARCTIC AND A HOT SAHARA. A BIG JOB FOR A BIG MACHINE. EFFICIENT AND COORDINATED, ELASTIC AS RUBBER— THE ARMY SERVICE FORCES. ' - C ' € I THE HONORABLE HENRY L. STIMSON Secretaty of War GENERAL GEORGE C. MARSHALL, JR. Chief of Staff MAJOR GENERAL FRANCIS R. WILRY S?(perimendent of the Military Academy IIKIfiiAniKR ;F. -EitAI. IMIIMP K. 4;. M.. (;nKil Commaudaut of Cadets ■ SUPERINTENDED First roiv: Colonel Weikert, Colonel Meiste Colonel Jacobson. Second row: Major Rya Jones, Lieut. Colonel Wildriek. Third rote: ; Colonel Bowley. Colonel Whipple, Colonel Goetz, Colonel Laubach, I. Lieut. Colonel Azov. Major Hoffer. Major Chandler, Lieut. Colonel Major Hunt. Chnplnin Walthoiir. Major Maher. nr.l r„n: Cnlun.-I W ,-i: kins, Lieut. Colonel Rrn row. Capt. Henry. Capi Hayden. Lieut. Colonel Jen- Zarherle. Major Murphy. Third Sealed: Colonel lentoii. Colonel Alexander. (,enrnil ill, . Colonel Moni on. Colonel Wheat. Stmidiiii:: Col- onel Whipple. Colonel Leonard. Colonel Connor, Colonel Meister. Colonel Gatehell. Colonel Beukema. Colonel Gallagher. Colonel Counts. Colonel .Jones. Colonel Stamps, Colonel " Weikert. THE ACADEMIC BOARD Because its (leiil erations and decisions are confidential, an air of invsterv surrounds the Academ- ic Board. It does, however, firant diplomas and make recommendations for connnissions in the army. Major ciianges in instruction I such as tliat occasioned by the change from four years of instruction to three) and the adoption of new text hooks must be approved by a majority vote of the members. Of course it is the Academic Board which sets standards for admission and stand- ards of proficiency: one of its less well known responsibilities is the selection of memorials to be placed in Cullum Hall. U orking under the shadows of their prototype Charlemagne and his fighting cohort, these mili- tary educators continue to maintain the highest academic standards despite the reduction of their four year base of operations to three. DEPARTMEXT |l,s MJi yy Hack rou:— Lt. Rowes. Lt. Bugas, 1,1. Merrick. Second row: — Capt. Ungar. Maj. Dickinson. Capt. Hassmann. Maj. W ilson. Capt. Clark. Capt. Carlson. Front roic:— Maj. Hi ll. Lt. Col. Johnson. Ll. Col. Esposito. Col. Stamps. Professor. Lt. Col. Pierson. Maj. MacDonnell. Maj. Outcalt. Back row: — Capt. Street. Capt. Den- fon, Capt. Thompson. From row. — Maj. Coleman, Lt. Col. Bork. Col. Connors, Professor, Maj. Finnegan, Maj. O ' Connell. Kecognition of its true function as one of the most important academic departments did not come until First Class vear. That summer we learned from our instructors in practical military engineeriiii; some- thing of building bridges, preparing road blocks, and demolitions. Vt itli the return to academics, the beams and trusses on which we had hammered and heaved reappeared on blackboard and paper in " red for compression, blue for tension. " In the study of military art, the conquerors of the ages charged from our texts to do battle in the section room. Tlie offensives and defensives of nrld W ar IT cam e in for greater attention, but though our .Stuart ' s of today ride in tanks or half-tracks, our Berthier ' s in jeeps, the basic strategy remains. " Military liistorw therefore, becomes the laboratory of the military man. " Colonel Connor The Law Department often acts as legal advisor to cadet and cadet organizations: to the Ring Committee, for example by checking our contract to see that we adequately protected ourselves. Its primary function, however, is instruction of the First Class. t)ur introduction to elenKiitar law. criminal law. and rules of evidence was preparation for a study of tlie " Manual for Courts-Martial. " This document acquaints us with the code of military law, the Articles of War, under which we will govern and be governed for the remainder of our service. The fair administration of justice is not possible without at least a basic knowledge of military law. By detailed study of the manual and attendan ce at courts-marti il on the post we further familiarized ourselves with the fundamental kt:al principles. DEPARTME.XT OF EC OIVO £J e gr cNt llnck roi :— Maj. McAi.any. Capt. Coffey. Capt. Si-otl. Lt. Geer. Second row: — Capt. Rogers, Capt. Kirkpatrick. Lt. Col. Ormer. Capt. Deatoii. Maj. Kinard. Capt. Led- ford. Front roiv: — Maj. Barnes. Lt. Col. Stevens. Lt. CoL Van Home. Col. Beukema. professor. Lt. CoL Ger- hardt, Maj. Riley. Lt. Col. Weitzel. If SOLDIER breaks his rifle stock, or a personnel carrier requires higher echelon maintenance, the first call is for the ordnance. Every branch of the service is concerned with some kind of ordnance materiel; hence the Department of Ordnance directs the instruction of first classmen in engineering processes, ballistics, and essentials of engine operation and main- tenance. Following but a few weeks of study it is readily ajjparent that the results of extended technical investigation and experiment are utilized between tlie |)iill on tlu- Janvard of a field gun and the subsequent shattering of a target some thousands of yards away, (iun construction and interior ballistics com- prise one part. For another, study and comparison of both e ])losiyes ami fuzes make clear the functioning of the shell itself. This is one of the oldest but at the same time most modern of the academic (Icpartnienls. (Originated in IJilT as the Department of Artillery, it has siiu e cumltined ] raclical with tlieoretical instruction in this vital phase of the military ciirri.iihiin. I nfortunately. our war-shortened course lost us the opportunity to utilize the facilities of tlie modern and complete ordnance laboratory. Pearl Harbor emphatically vindicated the prognostica- tions of this department, whose officers correctly forecast the downpour from the angry clouds overhanging world politics. Through courses in European and Far Eastern history, government, and economics — including the essentially new geo- politics — Colonel Beukenia and his assistants have labored long and earnestly to show us the background of our civilization, to analyze carefully and correctly characteristics and features of international relations and to enable us to see for ourselves the underlying motives and fundamental impulses of human conduct. Quite appropriately, in adckilioii to tciuliing West Pointers, this depart- ment was largelv responsible for outlining and planning educational courses for the millions of men called to arms in tliis conflict — the greatest and most demanding task of our lime. ' .olonel Beitke Front row. — Maj. Straub. Lt. Col. Reber. Col. Leonard. Professor. Maj. McLamb. Maj. Brierly. ■ A mamm L l fe V DEPARTMENT OF MILITA From his " administration building, " the Cadet Hos- pital, the Post Surgeon and Professor of Military Hygiene supervises both neces- sary treatment of the garrison of West Point and the instruction of the First Class in basic principles of military hygiene. The expansion of the Corps recjuires the addition of a fourth floor to the hospital: where would there be room for the sick should there he another out- l)reak like the Great Mess Hall Influenza Epidemic of 1940? As an academic department, its concern is to acquaint the cadets of the First Class properly with their responsibilities, as line officers, for the health of their troops. In terms of combat efficiency, a dead man requires but two attendants: a sick man. a dozen. Inorganic Chemistry was a real chance, after two years of training, to reason to a logical coiu ' lusion. Ionization, colorfully demon- strated hy Chauncey " s test tubes of many colors furnished us all food for tli()ii ;ht. and the minor explosions fascinated us. Early graduation again Mustd more UMa oidahle condensation, hut our introduction to the elements and molecules was far from hasty. Chemistry was only half a term ' s work. Electricity, in the second half. introduced us to radio and vacuum tube theory as well as operation and trouble shooting on signal corps field telej hones. Throughout the year came lectures — part-time, full-time, or " everything in lieu of nothing. " Hours in the laboratory verified many of the theoretical principles which we struggled with at the blackboards in the classroom. Hack row: — Lt. Meany, Lt. Clem ens. Lt. Gist, Lt. Lentz, Cap. G Capt. Drewry, Lt. Gordon. Second row. — Capt. Sibley. Capt Mortinson. Maj. Nixon. Maj. Reed Maj. Kassen, Maj. Walker. Front row: — Maj. Stark, Lt. C Jenkins, Lt. Col. Lascher. C Meister. Col. Carbonell, Lt. C Leonard. Maj. Martin. ?«k:S Si¥i dt 3 ' Hack rote: — Capt. Sinims, ( apl. Ray. Tkir l row: — Capt. Heinlein, Capl. Kunzip, Capt. Bierer, Capt. Cliail- bourne, Capt. Moody. Second rotv: — Capt. Farrell. Maj. Webb. Maj. Chitterling. Maj. Job,.- son, Capt. Wood, Capl. Honnell. Front row:— Lt. Col. Sundt. Ll. Col. Stevens, Lt. Col. Gillette, Col. Fenton. Professor, Lt. Col. Schroe- der. Lt. Col. Wallace, Maj. Atkinson. Capt. Koines. Maj. Ryan, Capt. Johnson. Lt. Dodge. Capt. Lane. R. H., Capt. Morton. Capt. Beckedorff. Second roiv: — Capt. Groseclose. Maj. Lane, J. J.. Maj. Turner. Maj. Holderness, Capt. TauL Maj. Hines. Front roit,:— Maj. Otto. Lt. Col. Wilson. Lt. Col. Holmer. Col. Gatchell. Professor. Lt. Col. ner. Maj. Halff. Maj. Parker. For two years Unity, tlolierenee. and Emphasis (lodged tmr footsteps through prose ranging from character sketch to technical report: through ])iil)lic s])eaking ranging from informal class conference to formal (lehate. The constant search for the Exact ord hroiight to ns a realization of its im| orlance: the ahility to write orders uhicli cannot possihly he mis- understood is essential in a military leader. Our study of literature, meanwhile, spanned the centuries between Cynewidf and Dos Passos. The hasic purpose, we feel, was to teach us to speak and write clearly, coticisely. ami correctly, while acquainting us with a general survey of literature. The literature enricheil our cultural hackground: the speaking and writing prepar d us for the more efficient performance of our military duties. Outstanding in the two years were Colonel X heat ' s brisk and colorful lectures (to contrast iwo poetic forms he once composed two bits of verse on Ma m- and (.ompan of the " A " s((iiad I ami the talk by Stephen Vincent Benet, author of " .lohn Hrovsri ' s Hod . " " u- hook we enjoyed most. Ill 1941-42 our Department of atural ami Experi- mental Philosophy became the Department of Meclianics. hut the moderniza- tion of name required no corresponding modernization of courses. This year earlv graduation streamlined the course to half its former length, and the class was divided — the Air Cadets emphasizing Meteorology and the (Ground Cadets taking Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics. All expended their reasoning powers on Mechanics and Resistance of Materials, including some Theory of Flight. This was a practical sequence of the foundation laid in our first two years. Hudson ' s Manual had to take the place of tiie aliuo.-l traditional Marks " , hut using all of the twenty scales on our slide rules helped to compensate for the difference. Diagrams, formulae, and higliK technical iImm usages — eng ines, turbines, air foils, and even ih With this background, the inner workings of tin tion became more understandable. (1 in with actual iiiil the weather, ar of mechaniza- Back row.—U. Col. Clark, Muj. Pteiffer. Capt. Hughes. H. A.. Capl. Huhges, H. R., Lt. Col. Stearns. Second roiv: — Maj. Guiiiev, Maj. Donnelly, Maj. Dance. Maj. Smith. Maj. Whilling. Maj. Weslernieier. Capt. Barrow, Capt. Daniels. Front roit:— Lt. Col. Sinkler. Lt. Col. Storke. Lt. Col. Kane. Lt. Col. Moore. Col. Wheal. Professor, Ll, Col. Perman, Lt. Col. Trent. Lt. Col. Hunter. Maj. Finkenaur. Mi DKI»ARTMi:i T Back row: Cdt. Upchurch, Cdt Kellogg. Senor Martinez. Herr Til ler. Cdt. Richards. Cdt. Knowlton Fotirlh row. — Capt. Arthur. Lt Hernandez. Capt. Glare. Capt. Shaf- fer. Capt. Marshall. Capt. Thinnes, Third row: Lt. Gibson. Capt. Es piiiosa. Capt. Mercer, Maj. Leduc Maj. Hay, Maj. Morraan. Capt Haskell. Capt. Mowry. Seiior Fer nandez. Second row. — Lt. Col. Durfee. Lt Col. Renfroe. Maj. Hoover. Maj Slade. Maj. Hoffmann. Maj. Kelly, Maj. Stoughton. Maj. Roberson. Front roH-: Maj. Epley, Lt. Col Greco, Lt. Col. Chamberlain, Lt Col. Durfee. Col. Morrison. Profes sor. Lt. Col. Keyes. Lt. Col. Bell Lt. Col. Andrews. Capt. Nesbitt. • UI I AKTI " S " sr ' i Last row: — Capt. Williams. Maj. Irish, Capt. Bomnier, Maj. Dunn, Capt. Smith. Maj. Van Way, Maj. Kenerick. Second row: — Capt. Dickson, Capt. McLane. Maj. Ebel, Lt. Tellington, Capt. Jasunski, Maj. Johnson. Capt. Hastings, Capt. Maute, Lt. Shelley. First roti:— Maj. Mitchell, Maj. Moose. Lt. Col. Saxton, Lt. Col. Vickry, Col. Alexander, Lt. Col. Sisson. Maj. Regan, Lt. Col. Berg, Maj. Rule. Si {;k we first hesitatingly reported ' ' Mori capilaine, le cadet Ihicrot est absent est deja si nale a I ' officier du jour " est Point ' s modern language courses have been douhlid in number. (Jerman and Portuguese have been ail li-(l to the already standard I ' remli and Spanish lo meet the increased language needs ill (he service today. Our inslriictiun commeiK cd with French and llien branched into Spanish. (Jerinan. or Portuguese. M ' ter long hours of translalion. «c can sa ihat we now have the liindamentals and a working vocabular in al least two languages. Thus we will be on IrieiidlN speaking lerms in several languages in the lulure, peacet ' iil world. M. Vaulhier retired from llie dcparlmenl last ear. We deem ourselves fortunate to ha e known him. His creed, ours: Devoir. Honneiir. I ' atrie. Colonel Morkis If I him; oik ti;m KI-: in lln- aerie of Washington Hall, eights -eight steps high, the Department of i:)rawing b.-came the Department of Military Topography and (Jraphics and stools «.rc introduced to rest our feet between |noblciii sheets. Meanwhile, two years of ajjplication were rewarded liy a basic knowledge of surve ing. blue print reading, and map and aerial photograph reading. After crew -running | lane taide. transil-stailia. and level problems, we staked out bomb-proof shelters. Progressive practice at the drawing board enabled us to create from a book full of blue prints an assembly drawing recognizable as the .37mm gun. Kxpanded instruction in ma|i and aerial photograph reading based on the con- tour maps we sketched on the grouiul completed this course of such sound pro- fessional alue. i%FTER GAINING a nodding acquaintance willi the De- partment of Mathematics on entrance examinations, we marched forth in Septem- liir. to meet once more. Pointers in hand, it took our every effort to peer into the lliird dimension on a l)lackboard obviously flat, a la Euclid. Algebra claimed our attention, too, in preparation for trigonometric functions and the artistic algebraic masterpieces of analytic geometry. The advent of recognition, however, outshone man) ( the remaining wonders of plcbe math. Yearling year Colonel Jones " instructors began to remove the wrappings from that powerful mathematic tool with the dire sounding name. The Calculus. After Christmas leave, the intricacies of integration were a trial, but llir know li ' dgc result- ing from repeated problem solutions showed its true worth in later technical courses. fAist Ron: Capt. Ferguson, Lt. Col. Ill, lu ' ii: Lt. Locicks,Capl. Marrian. Maj. Mnotr. a. Ingersoll, Ll. Kiht)ey, Capl. K Ml-.. Kill.;. in! Kou: Ll. Collier. Maj. Robinson. Maj. Miner. Maj. Pvne, Capl. Pollock. Capl. W alsh, Capl. Coleman. Ll. Kiernan. Maj. M.Nair. ■ ' iirf A ' " .. V.,]. M.l ler. Maj. Dick. Capl. 11... I. ' ..!. I..u.-,.„ce, Capl. Yalc . Capl. I l.i.h... Mil uain. Ll. Bobalkr. Capl. I).-..... Ma,. .-.i . 1st Ron: 1,1. Col. K.clcr. Ll. C.,1. Ilal- lan, Ll. Col. Booth. Ll. Col. Slrilzin-cr. Ll.Col. Sharrcr. Col. L.nrs. Ll.Col. IVfiL-. 1,1. Col. 1 ' ,I.I. Ll. C.l. S. Iiimmclpfcnni .. 1.1. Col. IL.rl.nan. Ll. Col. K ha.lk. COI.ONKI, .JoNt It took most of us a pood four weeks to master siifllrient ilelails of operation of our ne» «ea|,on. tlie sli.le rule, to I..- alile to trust it lor the true answer to 2.2x2.2. .Not until then ((miIi! we devote our attention eoinpletelv to |ili sies. and conduct our (irst lalioralorv experiments. I ' liis was a stepping stone lor the mechanics ol ' second class ear. The theoretical principles and laws erc studied and ihin illustrated b experi meiits and demonstrations perrornied hoth the instructors and ourselves — will penentage of crn.r n ar in- XNi.lei). From the masteries ollight. soun.i. and dec IricilN to halaiici ' il and unhalanced forces, an understanding of what makes ma chillis lick was inculcated uliieh cannot fail to lu " indisp ' nsahh in our moderi mechanized warfare. Last Roiv: Ca|)l. Nichols, Maj. Messinger, Maj. Green, Maj. Stroin- lierg, Maj. Polk. .W Row: Maj. Williams Klores, Capt. Resla, Capl. Mc- ( lonnell, Maj. Landrum, Lt. Starr. : nd Row: Maj. Leonard, Maj. kyle, Maj. Henderson. Maj. Slail liier, Maj. Coolidge. ht Row: Lt. Col. Upham. Lt. C.l. Samuels, Lt. Col. Davidson, Col. Harmony. Col. Gallagher, Com- mandant, Lt. Col. Pralher. Lt. Cc Cone, Lt. Col. Fookes, Maj. Mc Gehee. LE- TTr DivTsToN T Colonel Harmony CvOLONEL H. RMONV aiid Ills itistnictors (less Toiii Jenkins, conqueror of llic Terrilih- Turk, n-tircil tliis car) follow tin- maxim of General IMarArthiir in liardenin;; llii- Ixxlics of cadets and improsiii;; liieir niiisciilar skill and roordiiiali.m. The .hiK tests we look plelie ear have been expanded to nneover the weak poinis of each ni ' W eadel atid are now used as a xardstiek to measure the pliNsieal development of eaeli man and of his class as a whole. The instruelion followinf: in boxing, fencing, wrestling, swinnning. track, and unarmed coiidial is designi ' d to prepare us for the rigors of wartime field ser ice. Outdoor military calistlienics 4. " " XJ " (introduced last winter and promptly christened " yogi " ) serves as eonnnand in- struelion lor the First (JIass and to stimulate further ph sieal activity. Wk iiwk hkkn allVcl.-.l l. iiiaiiv cliaiip-s coiiti.mI.mI uilh the ' I ' a.li.al l)c|iarlni.tU in ..,„• slax lien-. W.- us.mI U pass in n-vi.-w as a rcLiiiinnl ol l s(l i- im|ianii . atriicd uilli Sall S|iiinf;(iil(l. Nou i- riiarcli as a iM-i-a.l.- .r siM.cn r.-.npani. ' s: Sallx lias pmv. n|,ia.v,l 1,n iIh ' (;aran.l. .-...ni,!.!.- uilli ii( s iiianiial oCarnis. ' I ' .xlax we «alk ana l iiii uiili ri. ' lc-. [.(.imilin;: llir |.a i-- ' I ' hr r.K.sl iiuhuonhx .han-r. louanl morr |.ra.li(al in-1 ni.ll..ii. i. lv|Mlir,l l,s u- .•...islni.-li..., lasl suinm.T ..f " l ' .|M.I(.|Mri CarMp- 1- irin- and la.li.al ' Irainiiif; C.-nl.T No isilors. " " ' I ' ll.- .slal.lislini.nl of 11mm;: ran;;.- nu u- mmin alien lo iiiilndi ' T.lnim guns l)rings iis ladies iiislniclion iiT liiglirr calilicr liolli lilciallv ami li-niali rK. 1,1. Cm. SVMI KIS. I,T. (; l,. l) n S()N. CdL. IIAIOK.NI. 1,1. CUI.. r.H.MiS. MVJ. JV.I.K :snl l „„ . .■ I„ r ' ■« " ■ Manx Mall M: ijor (, :i. : arn.ll. ■ ' .„ Hon . Mr. K ross. Mr. , .|.l.l, M li. Mossi„g.r. w. ). Diaii Isl Kmr: Li. n., ir.-s. 1,1. ,Sla IT. ( llil irinc.i %. Mr. C, .nana ' l 1. Mi ll nl ' Caitain Kt T 3li sicM.iA |»akiii ' . llic |.aia lr Slal.- ;ililaix V.a.l.r.iN l.an.l |.aiis llils na.li uilli cax-. Wli.rc l lli.iv a finer Miar.hin- hand lliari ll.al uhirl, |,la - m lnl. aiik.-,- Sla.liuin rM■,■ x.ar. M,-,,|.in;; K. (he ()ll,rl„l If. si I ' nini M.urli.- ' I ' .T.v (,rain-.r lil l,l ,u,n|,lii.wnlr,l lUr a.n.- IkiinI .n II. kill all.T .liiv.lin- il In a -,|Kitklln- unil.T .urnrrl innlilion of un.- of Im nio.l (lilliciilt ( ' ( in|i( sjli( ns. 1 1 i. Wi.l I ' oinl i-vcn to conrcrls from engineer pontoon boats at l o|)olo|)en. llo|,.. Ihr llMn.hvillli Mf;lit Slio«. truni|.els from the elia|Ml lou.r at lia.ler. Holm, at M.rnmer cami, eon.ert . CulonrI Unary at revl.-u. 77,i!e Kaii at ralli. . in the mess iiall for llies.- will ue retnernl.er it. sjnr olize " tne j ! " P° " ■ " ' ich the Military Acade ny Is bialt ■-■ ' ■est rirhtir -,„„ " ° ' " " " Shty Nation ami from here r—r- - J ' - ' neve.-ients - ,- ' - . : i i T LOITfD MOBILITY AND FIRE POWER 6? .KE MORE CLEAR nS.POTENTIALITIES. ITS INTERCEPTORS DEFEND, ITS PURSUl .D ATTACK PLANES SUPPORT AND HARASS, ITS SKY-TRAINS CARRY ARMIES AND ITS BOMBERS CAN LEVEL A MIGKTY COLOGNE. WE AIR CADETS ANTIC! mLmSiM SALUTE— THE AIR FORCE ■m:? ' ' % .... c ' I V Wh ' " .i ,.. ' : : i ' " Fools rush in where angels fear to Iread " was the watchword on July 1. 1910 when sixtiunarea of us from every state of the union reported at Vi est Point. W c turned in contrahand articles, received our physicals, and as soon as there was a group of twelve, we were escorted to North Barracks where a small army in grey and white converged upon us from all tlircclions. Fooh rush in— 50 A ■,„ lu d,uu After guin ihrutigh ihc roiiliiu- of liClin-; aixl lr )| | iiig our hajis. %v«- rcporlod lo llu- C.iulel First Sergeant for I ' urlher inslriKlions. ith a member of the (ietaiU we soon fonnd « iirse! es (lonble-timing to the Cadet Store to lraw our first U a l of e(|iiipmcnt. After two trips and in- terminable moments in line, we linally staggeretl to our assigned rooms under a load of bedding and clothing. Itnnninil Jrhrsln rUk up Ihv 1,, ' d anrl nalk Constantly supervised by the Beast Detail, we dressed hurriedly in grey trousers and grey shirts and reported to our company areas for our first lessons in military drill. Soon, we were facing in all directions, j)erforniing the hand salute, and marching in a correct military man- ner. A short time later, we were formed in ranks and marched to W ashington Hall for our first Armv meal. Tlw irilmhlions after first call Dress Right . . . Dress! I ( ' s lift! Chest up! Our first meal was far differeiil than we had expected. We found that we tlouble-tinied to our places at the table, stood at attention there, and kej t our eyes on our plates until the command to lake seats. During the meal we learned to perform duties as Water Corporal, (»unner, and Coffee Corporal. e were not allowed to speak to each other but spoke only when addressed by upperclassmen. I ' lmkM Kcuth for thcjirsi mral lirfurr " Tah Krrp III,, Sir. llic (■() ( hcrrriifics m k ' " •«%-|| Mnnlunf. in „nr u.l J,. - ■ ■» I r -f r. Wiliiilte 0|||j | |j([i h,n,lr,ll„l„l,rllw,.„lli. After dinner, we began drill anew and soon small groups of marching men merged into plat formations. That afternoon, in company formation, our class inarched to ' Battle Ionunn| where we took the oath of allegiance. Days passed rapi lly with our receiving instruction in " close order drill, rifle marksnicnHhjp. and in guard duly. Finally the day came when accepted by the Corps. Cvm-rnl ti,;„;lirl ,„l,ln.ss,-s „s tFe arc presented to the Corps. After KfaaX Harrarks, we niovol to sunuiicr raiiij) wlieif lu-w plia8e! coiif routed us in lent pitchiiif:, jiuard liity, athletics, tactics, ami daiiciiijj instruction. Our first rest was Camp Illumination wlien we roameil freely tliroufjli camp and many of us provided amusement for the upperclassmen and their fenimes. After our move to harracks, we started our march for the maneuver area. IBVK " . . ' ,m:m L«« e soon found out that an army marches on its stomach and the welcome place of the entire maneuvers was the mess line. Our day was filled fith tactical problems and nioiht marches which served to acquaint us with the move- ments and problems of the army. At the end of the day. we found time to visit the small towns nearby and spend our small cash allowance. After a week of maneuvers, we marched hack to the Academy to prepare for approaching; academics which were a few davs awav. The old reliable chon line. On the skirmish lii Academifs found us ready to do battle willi math. Frenrli, and Enjilisli. After the completion of the aeademie tlay. drill and parades occupied us for the afternoon, and later in the fall these were replaced with weapons instruction in which we met the Garand and machine un. Rallies, football anies, an l trips were the highlights of our first fall at the Academy. After the defeat by Navy, we faced twenty days of examinations before we would see the fun of Christmas holidavs. Ih. Ummlr Tlu- Bishop hns us siH-lWmmd. Each day we received instruction in gjnmastics, boxing, swininiino;, fencing and wrestling. Soon the terrors of the high bar, rings, and parallel bars subsided. !Messieurs Cavanaugh, Diniond, and Jenkins showed us tricks of the rings, the saber, and the mat. The gymnasium work, acaelemics, and football games made days speed by, and the Christmas holidays were soon at hand. The hops, " hoodie fights, " " drags, " and the Smoker gave us new freedom besides the opportunity to meet more of our classmates. Pop Jenkins s ir.ii.s us ho 4in-l n„ hold Ihni cnni he broke with liir hiicke Mukina the mmuuil Sampling: the rejrfslu, Our e es i row big. Lo.,ks go,. . Mike The Christmas holidays soon ended, and we marclied once more lo aeaileniie classes with our ranks depleted due to foundation. Constant attendance at classes and duties made th e Gloom Period seein a short time with Life Saviufi and sand table problems giving u5 new interests. Spring found us on the Plain taking a course in rifle marksmenship to further ready us for our summer work on the range. Level your bubble. McNeil! March winds, the " M " Co. Easter egg hunt, lectures, and the !VIay Day show made our " Fourth Estate " days pass ever so quickly. The warm weather meant fre(|uent jour- neys to the top of Crow ' s Nest with full pack. Later, we knew that the Australians ' crossing Owen Stanley Range was nothing like our trip. General Bene lict was ordered to a new sta- tion and one aftern«ton during a drizzling rain, we marched in review for the man who had guided us during most of our plebe year. Our class went outdoors in Surveying and our classmates in grey were using levels, transits, and alidades in doing many problems assigned them. In the gymnastic program, we were working every day in passing the required tests in track so we could successfidly wind up the course. Did YOU make it? n imt „ h„„i: We pitched tents everyivhere. The throes of written general reviews siidcleiily came upon iis and once more we battled Mr. Foundation. Academics ended and we moved to summer camp for the commencement of June Week. June week seemed one series of events after another . . . our gvni exhibition, parades, alumni exercises, the athletic review, and Graduation with the class of ' 44 becoming the new yearling class with an intensive summer of military training in the oiRng. a - .i: ? r _ i d Cff i t ia l f I Morning drill formation. The Colors lead its home. ¥ii¥ Vi itii not much of an interval to become acclimated to the mode of livins: of a third classman, ve learned that the world becoming more involved in a war ended the customary free after- noons. Our days were taken up with close order drill, weapons or branch instruction, parades, and inspections. Saturday niornino! meant review followed by inspection in ranks and in our tents. Saturday afternoons and Sundays were the times of rest which found us at hops, picnics, and Dela- field Pond. 5gg I .r- i.„.i,iir ,,.;.ih m Pi P N v i| m ' ' H Ik al.- iP i iiii-ij uk iK .J- ' „, Step litely Manning the 37nini gun. Who ' s cnlling.? On the firing line. „ !,■ „n.., Kill I ever i:el it clean ' : (hir first weeks started us on beconiino; acquainted with the various branches. We started Coast Artillery materiel and weapons witi drill and instruction on the anti-aircraft and seacoast uns. directors, and sound locators converting many to that branch immediately. This was replaced by riding instruction. instruction on intrenchments. obstacles. demolitions. and river crossings. Infantry was next with firing of the Ml , 37mm gu n, mortars, and the use of the bayonet and grenades. Space six! P M - • ]B£ -vi ' - ' • S W ' ntcb those hands! Then for a whole week, morning and afternoons, we toiled over the heavy marhine gun. We sweated on dry runs in the hot sun, double-timed around the range, fired the weapon and cleaned them until we eould do every operation blind-folded. The course ended with our qualifying for record in that weapon. The new plebe class moved to camp from New Cadet Barracks and we aided the first class in instructing them. It seemed as if our former year was being lived over again with others in our places. P " lff ' ' p;i S. . i( if i th - pl ' lf T. nthhrush ,„it „i hn Maneuvers . . . Coast Artillery erirniite. ur second Camp llluniinatiun with us partici- ating in it was the summer ' s outstanding event. ' ' e attended the side shows, tried our skill for rizes, danced at the colorful costume hop to good lusic, and ate h»ads of " " hoodie " with our fenimes. " At the end of a summer ' s intensive raining period, it was a gala event for relaxation, ' he next week-end we moved from ( ' amp Clinton ) barracks in preparation for maneuvers, e ow performed in minor command tasks in the ifantry and served also with the Coast and Field .rtillery. Engineers, and Cavalry. Under cover of the sniok Praise the Lord and pass tlir ninnimi The engineers build ill, ' j.,„t hrul Making the crossing. The landing. Establishing the bridge head. Going jo Waiting for the of drnivini;. Our main problem of maneuvers was to establish a briclo;eliead with the support of all combat branches. As Engineers, we ferried the attacking echelons across the lake. As Infantry, we established the bridgehead and advanced with the support of artillery and aircraft. It was a week of field conditions with experience a hundred fold. Again we were back in barracks drawing books, scanning section lists in preparation for the command " March off vour sections. " Six academic suhjecis plus football trips made the months go by. and soon we were ready to use the newly bought ciWlian clothes on Christmas leave. Those ten days of leave sent us home for the holidays all over the country. The blues of the Gloom Period were dispelled by the Hundredth Night Show, " Yea Furlo, " which unofficially opened the way for spring sports. I Band-box review. " " vH Romance aboard ship. Another trophy jur M. ' L Ihr l!ul,e singles. BASEBALL • 19 1 2 Wally French lost to Army baseball team for the diiralion! It ' s a blow to West Point to lose Wally, but our loss is the country ' s ain. We know that no matter where he goes, he will look back on the 1942 edition of the Army baseball team with a };low »f pride, and feel a job well tlone. hteiir Hon- Rehh. Sleinle. I ' r Slahle. liensnn. Riimph. O ' d U hilloiv. Coach French. Mr(;ee. (.l„s:.ioH ' . Wilson. Second Roio— Major V. .- ,,. 1 ,,, , n. rrohes. McCnhe. Benedict. . Hntih. lirst Roto— Ford, Studer, Guckeyon, Teri.r. II lulr. t.arlnntl Uaiiliiini. Mnziir. Corley 4„ -sy- ... ,. w Garland I ciipta He has good reason to do so, because the ' 42 team was one of the most powerful in recent years, ending the season with 10 wins, 4 losses and 1 tie for an average of .741. Especially brilliant during the past season were the speed ball of Whitlow, the deadly peg to second of Stable, the menacing bat of Mazur, and last, but by no means least, the accurate fielding of Benson. SKASOIV SUMMARY rmy Opponent Cornell— 1 Vermont— 2 N. Y. GiANTS-12 Georgetown 3 12 Harvard— 9 2 Williams— 23 12 Syracuse— 12 15 Penn.- 9 SWARTHMORE— 1 11 Maryland— 2 Lafayette— 4 12 Pitt- 1 Brown— 2 FORDHAM— 5 Yale- 4 10 Navy- 3 ' ..i Mk C.oiwh Ircmh This season like any other was opened unofHcially against the New York Giants, and the game as usual was ehalked up in the lost column. However, the score, 12 to 3, does not tell how Bob Whitlow held the Giants to 2-2 tie for five innings, nor how " Goose " Guckey- son parked a fast ball out on Cullumn balcony for a round tripper. The collegiate season starting off differently saw four victories reeled off in rapid succession. Cornell (5-1), Vermont (8-2), Georgetown (7-3), and Harvard (12-9) were the victims, yielding to a combination of the excellent pitching of Tarver, Whitlow, and McGuire, and the powerful hats of Maziir, Rickman, and Guckeyson. Tlien came Williams! The " rahhle " was so definitely off color that Steinle, a shortstop had to he called to the mound to stop the dehacle at 23-2. Still staggering from this Williams game Army fought Syracuse to a 12-12 tleadlock in a game called at 6:45 on account of darkness. Swinging into stride the team knocked off Penn (15-9), . ' ' i - w t Swartlimore (o-l), and Maryland (11-2), before dropping a close one to Lafayette f to 3. Whitlow ' s 4 hit victory over Pitt (12-1) was followed hy a hearli r« ' akin ; loss I to 1 to Hrown, and « ne to Fonlham (.vO). W itii two games left Army ended the season with two victories over Yale (6-1) and Navy (10-3). The Navy victory was a sweet one and Huck Stahle was elected Captain for " 13, hut early graduation left him no chance to serve in that capacity. J q " 9 It O . i - Rear How Sniil ' . GorlatifHon. lionham Unptmn pletl) , Hetmstelter. Biirris. Clark. Fourth Row King. Culler. Bishop. Page. Hurih McDonnell. Ian Schouh. ff right. Potter. Ro- -s Thomas. Third Roii Capt. Van Ornier. Connor. Smith, f each. Piehes. Romanek. U alker. Reut. Deekle Parfilt Jonet Fenili. ( oach ' Soiak, Second Roii —Finney (manager). Dannacher. Pinkerton, Berry. Fritz, Milh. Ro elt. Griffin. Mulling Morns. Rogers Yielding. Cassiday. Herrington iass ' t. manager). First Roti Roberts. Willcox, Novak, Oillis It arburton aine. Hensel. l)irke Hough. f ailing, Conmr. TRACK • 1942 Six meets and six victories! That ' s the record of the 1942 Track Team. The season was filled witli thrills, excitement, and suspense. Twice victory was decided by less than !} _ points; twice by more than .50! On April 2. ' Army opened its season by criishin ; Brown 997{j to 26l{{. Winninji 12 first places and tieing for a first made it possi- ble for Army to rout the visitors. The following weekend Army won six firsts and enough of the other places to finally win over the Nebraska and Columbia teams. Walling won the 120 and 220 yard hurdles; White the javelin, and Yelding the broad- jump. Columbia dropped out of the running as far as the score was con- cerned early in the meet but Nebraska made it a battle down through the final event, and was a plenty tough customer. SEASfPiX SP3M3MAR¥ Army 99% Brown 2 781 2 Nebraska Columbia 7 1001 2 Maryland 2 66 ' 2 Notre Dame 5 ' 75 Pitt. 5 631 3 Navy 6: I The 9tli of IMay found Army facing Maryland at College Park. After the cheering had died Army had annexed 13 of the 15 firsts. In this meet Rogers, Griffin, Walling, and Morris set a new Academy record «»f 3.21.7 for the mile relay. This victory added to the confidence of the undefeated tracksters and sharpened them for the langerous Notre Dame team. Mogers took first in the 100 and 200 yard dashes against Notre Dame, and Walling the 120 high hurdles, breaking the Academy record. White ' s throw of 212 feet clearly decided the javelin event. Jim, Army Captain, was outstanding all season with his stick. Bad - - Z Gorela weather eancelled some of the events for the Pitt meet, but enough were run off to give Army a 75-51 victory. As was predicted, the Army-Navy contest was a close affair, with Army f taking both hurdles and Na y l oth dashes. Saine and Bonhani won the mile event, but Navy ' s Flathman won the discus. However, White decided it with the javelin. Score — Army 637{5; Na y ( ' 2y i- Not only had Army gone through the seasonn imdefeated but they had won that sweetest of all victories, the one over Navy. Yifldin ill 1 - ri, » — SSMI ' .iWi Rogers % .1 ' .J io« relay. " ■Tonninsi Ih,- limh, SK 1 SfP. ' SirM3t. RY rmy 0,,,„me 10 Daiimoiilli (I 18 Cornell 5 Maryland 7 11 Penn. 1 H Yale 5 S Johns Hopkins 2 ]l Syracuse 5 11) Penn Stale 4 6 Navy 3 Coach Toiuh i.n LAC IIO E • 1912 i t5 «?t WWWr l= =- t- f-t¥ mm iw wait. I ri ' (l,-r. Sh,;,!. Sn ISaznrr.K II „lkor. 4 ,l, ' , lowski. CiiUowiiy iatpt. mi ( loudniim V,.M ' s. ( ainim. I ' li ' lt. :l,;ir . Hnmn. li.illiHii. Hunt Kou Holli ' ilnilh. Grf.vi- cr. I{hr,i. I ' lirk.T. nrhi ' rrs. ( nlili. Pehrson. Second ' «■ (.,„„h Toiirhsloiu ' . U heeler. Pugh. II in. Uiir . n. Minikler ( raui. lieers. Str„h. First l{„w Uitirkle. Smith. Kini:. Cn.ss. Koz- C hiirhonrieau. } leldirij!, Murihiill capt. -elect . Reinert. Ivim. The 1942 Lacrosse team was Coacli Touchstone ' s best; the squad ' s reccirti speaks for itself. Led by tlie veterans Galloway, Smith, Hinkle, Kinji, Kozlowski, Reinert, Criss, Crain, Marshall and Naz- arro, the Army team won all but one fjame in fast competition furnished by Johns Hopkins, Navy, Maryland, and Yale. The team got off to a roarin " ; start, conquering Dartmouth 10 to with Galloway, Yeilding, Reinert, and Kozlowski doing the scoring. Hinkle, Smith and Crain were responsible for the failure of the opponents to raise dust around the Army goal. 1 94 I ' " — UliF ' " " After an easy 18-0 victory over Cornell in the second ame of the season, tlie Army met their first and only defeat at the hands of a Maryland squad that had beaten each of its previous four opponents hy more than twelve points. However, the black, gold, and pray banners lid not o down without a fight: Maryland, leading 6-2 at the Iialf, was able to stave off Army ' s late rally lead by Kozlowski antl Criss and finally won 7-5. The Rabble came back with their " Big Stick " policy, however, and rallied to defeat Pennsylvania 11 to 1 and Vale 8 to . . ;: ; The team redeemed its loss to Maryland by defeating Johns Hopkins (4-1), who, in turn, had previously turned back Maryland. Goalie Grain was the outstanding performer in this victory, completely outplaying the Hopkins ' Ail-American Goalie. The cadets went on to defeat Syracuse (14-5) and Penn State (10-1 4), the Penn State game being played entirely by Cows and Yearl-I ings, all of whom came through with flying colors. " Gabby " IvAiv [Citpt.-vlvct) ' First Boui»c« Ivan accoimteH for four of the Bi " ; Team ' s ten tallies. Early fjradualion eancelled the Princeton anie and the Rabble next met INavy. A poverful team from the banks of the Severn surprised Army, and at the end of the third period le«l 3 to 1. However jjoals by Cobb. Reinert. Cris . Kozlowski, and S alker in ihe last frame jiave Arni a 6 to 3 victory as the team placed second in the nation to Princeton. GOLF • 1942 -A ' ' R nr KoK- C.mrh Cnniisn. MrMidUn. Shnrl. Cash- i m.-r. i . Il.udr .aplauiK Beckett. Baylor. Front RoH — Yoimt. Hiichler captain-elect . Kirhy. IT alter. " Fore! " The little white hall zipped down the fairway, the first drive of ' 42, and Freddy Caniise ' s golf team was off to a fairly snccessful season. Wlien the Navy match was over in May the linksmen had chalked up 4 victories and had met defeat twice in their six matches. Swarthmore was Army ' s first opponent, and the match, plaved at Cornwall, ended with Army leadin ; 7 to 2. Tlie f«)Ilowin«i weekend again found Cornwall the scene of the match, hut this time Anilierst SEASOJV SV3MM. HY An Opp. Swarlhmore 2 Amherst 2 Yale 9 12 Steven ' s Iiislitule Colgate 2 Navy ' U u bkoki Jslf l mm Mmi ifl 44= — was the opponent. W lien llie scores were in. Army for llie second slrai«:Iil time was on the long end of a 7 to 2 count. Tilings looked rosy going into the third match for which Army Journeyed to New Haven to play Yale. The combination of Yale and an unfamiliar course played considerable havoc with the team ' s golf, and when the last ball trickled into the cup the score read Yale 9, Army 0. Returning to the home course the team whitewashed Steven ' s Institute 12 to 0, and took Colgate 7 to 2 on a rainy afternoon to swing back into the victory column. The Tuxedo Park course was next stop and Mavy was the oppo- nent. The match was a tightly played one, with 2 matches ending in ties, but Navy had a little the better of it. They came through when the chips were down to win 5 to 4. Rear Row — Major O ' Connell, Kiillman, Philpot. Tucker. Hayes. Hoyt. Tabb. Front Roiv — Coach Chambers, Bond. Swank. Buchanan [captain f, Canella I captain-elect i . Orr. Major Hay. TEXXIS 1942 SK. ISOiV SIWMM. XRY rmy Opponent 6 Cornell — 3 8 Amherst — 1 3 Yale— 6 9 Columbia — 1 Berkeley Tenms Cllb 8 8 Pitt.— 5 Pen.n.— 1 8 Dartmouth — 1 1 Princeton — 8 5 Xavy— 1 Considering a season played by injuries, the record of tlie 1943 squad is a truly brilliant one. ►pening the season against (Cornell. Captain Buchanan led the team to a 6 to 3 victory. Following up their initial success, a week later the " rabble " soundly trounced Anilierst 8 to 1 and confident- ly looked forward to the Yale match. Victory for the Army was just not in the cards as Yale ' s superior forces came up with the long end of the count, 6 to 3. After the first defeat the raqueteers were wholly without mercy antl it was Columbia, the next opponent, who payed. They might as well have left their rackets at home for the final score read Army 9, Columbia 0. However, a week later Coach Chamber ' s men again knew defeat and not in just a casual way. Podesla led an always powerful Berkeley Tennis Club to an 8 to 1 victory. % |{(-liiriiiii ; to college -oiii|ietiti Mi, Hu -liaiiaii aiul -( nipaiiy start- ed a victory inarch which carried them through four opponents in ji time. Pittshnrfjh was the first to jjo (h)wn and tlie match was llie seconil of the season to he taken at h»ve l»y the Army. Follow- ing; this victory the team gained momentum rapidly and brushed aside I ' ennsylvania, Dartmouth, and the officers team from Mitchell Kiehl. Tlieii once a ain the Army ' s streak was abruptly halted., this time by a fast, rufifjed Princeton team, H Ut I. However, on the weekend fcdlowin this lop-sided defeat came the most excitiu " and hotly contestetl match of the sason — the Navy jjame — with the loid les team of Hoyt and (ianella finally swing it to Army . -!. y0fm 101 Gas on — stvilch off! After graduation, our class divided with groups of men in khaki marching to troop trains for primary flying stations while the ground cadets clad in civilian clothes or whites left on furlough. Upon arrival at flying schools, we found that we were " Dodos " and a short plehe system was in efi " ect. Falling easily into the routine, our six weeks were a series of flight training and ground school schedules on weekdays and then relaxation and visits on week-ends. After eight hours flying time, we soloed and advanced to cross country flying and aerobatics. So ended our prim- ary training and we left on our furlough before reporting to the Academy the last of August. ht m rluur.l,; tnrs ih, t ulcbing and waiting. Tlie Tactical Deparlmeiit welcomed the ground cadets back from furlough and announced that the tactical trip to Pine Camp would begin the next evening. Immediately upon arriving at our destination, we were taken on maneuvers and our instructions in armed force tactics and tech- nique began. We drove tanks, half-tracks, motorcycles, and peeps until proficient in their use and operation. We fired all armored force weapons on their ranges. In addition, our group of ground cadets acted as junior officers in all component units of the division and we carried out command tasks in their tactical problems. During this period, we learned foremost how, as graduates, we would fit into the rapidly expanding army. After Pine Camp, we, as members of tlie " Bea Detail " readied ourslves to welcome the New Cad- ets to the Academy. Unlike the procedure of ohi, the " " beasts " were to gel an intensive replace- ment training conrse in eight weeks. L pon their arri al. we liegan to instruct them so that each day they would fast become trained soldiers ready to go on arduous marches and tactical problems. After a two weeks tour of duty, we left for Camp Croft being relieved bv r-.- classmates who had just -» ' ition. Tai . ' | i ;,M. „„s sh. Aboard anotlier troop train to the sunny South, and to our surprise the band met us at the station in a true Southern welcome. Immediately assi ;ned to units in rifle, heavy weapons, and anti-tank companies, we found hard work in store for us. As junior offiicers, we were to instruct tlie men before they went to their divisions. Sunny Camp Croft PRing the obstacle Juriiifs the ilay we were training tlie selectees in lasie military siihjeets, while at nijilit the lifjlils vouhl burn lonj? as we were preparing; ourselves or the day of training to follow. Jefore we left we had worked hard with these lien, and they with us: it was with sa l regret to eave this locality of determined army men and lospitahle civilians. On llip firina line Time out for lunch. Ill Blue forces move out. Red forces find mud. The river is bridged. Back to West Point and we left again by motor convoy to tlie maneuver area at pine Camp with the Corps. For four days a continuous problem was fought; an«l when the battle had ended between the Reds and Blues, we bad spent four days with little sleep and food added to long hours of marching and fighting. Held under battlefield conditions, these maneuvers emphasized the war abroad more than ever before. The war changed Camp Illumination with the elaborate costume hop being replaced by the infor- mal hop in Khaki while the " boodle " was the only reminder of the peaceful days of the past. 113 ' ? ' !?fW A few days after we relumed, Stewart Field was ready for use and was then dedicated. After the eeremony ended, our work began with instruction in faster basic trainers. Besides flying several hours each day, we attended ground school in code, instrument flying, and navigation. Add to this regular " cow " academics of Chemistry, Mechanics, and Language, the day was always full. Day after day, this was to continue with solo work, instrument flying, and aerobatics adding more hours to our log book which was to give us the further foundation toward advanced training during first class year. I Manipulating AA gim. Pick and shovel W " ' - HB ■■H H IMM H fl I H m i K Build that bridge. With announcement of early graduation, instruc- tion was accelerated for both air and ground cadets of our class. As ground cadets, we found that academics in the form of (Chemistry, Elec- tricity, Languages, drawing, and Fluid Mechanics kept us busy for most of the day. With drawing ended, we proceeded in the early afternoons with the basic tactics of all arms in preparation f«»r the more difficult courses in the first class year. Late in the afternoons, we worked either on Coast Artil- lery weapons or built bridges and obstacles in engineer instruction. 6 points for Army. ■ In spile of the loiif; aradeniir schedule, there were the lighter moments in which we enjoyed ourselves in entertainments, lectures, and athletic events. One of the most notable was the ar- rival of Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, and cast to our ' ' Rockbound Highland Home. " For an excellent performance, the Commandant made Charlie a sergeant in one easy stage. As the first class year was approaching rapidly, we began to look over ring samples, and after a few- weeks, our long considered orders were placed. Football, with its trips to New York via a river boat, provided us with excellent recreation and now, some time later, memories of those fall sports come back to us. lyook out, Notre Dame! Yankee Stddiiim fills up. , , r, ' iir rou—llolh Hall It ..., , I, ,1 ,11 „ , ,. In,, I, i. „ K,n I n lh,r,IR„u ilz r Hii,,,ert In.x.ll l„ml„„,l„ tin, .m ( „lh„ . -„ s s. ll„Ui ,m hsli,i ki. lnum lirmlUs S, , oml liou ( nmtll M,(„rkl, Ml rriti Miirpby fhmiel i handler t,ile Gonh Sami stm inderwn, i i f sft-r H( ws SfmioHMi hmnt Ron hiillilott- Hill l -, reau iitahle Jarri ' ll Maziir Rolnrl.. H ilson. Hatch, Romanek, Buikner, n.-h. FOOTBALL • 194 1 SEASOIV SUMMAHY Opp. Oct. 3 Lafayette 14 Oct. 10 Cornell 28 8 Oct. 17 Columbia 34 6 Oct. 24 Harvard 14 Oct. 31 Penn. 19 Nov. 7 Notre Dame 13 Nov. 14 V. P. I. 19 7 Nov. 21 Princeton 40 7 Nov. 28 Navy 14 • -.. 5 hir 1942 " eleven " was the besi that Army has fiehled for several years. Handicapped by wartime schedules, coaches and players nevertheless cooperated in building a fast gridiron machine, backed by capable reserves. Karly in the season many veteran footballers aspiring to " wings " droppe l the game in favor of flying; those find- ing time for both football and flying were Captain Mazur, Jarrell, Roberts, Hatch, V atkins, Silvester, and Olds. Army openetl tlie season strongly, steamrolling the first four opponents. Backs Hill, Mazur, Troxell, Lombardo, Anderson, and Woods were especially elusive as the rabble ran up scores on Lafayette, Cornell, Columbia, and Harvard. The line, held by Salzer, Crowell, Olds, Merritt. Wilson, Mesereau, and Myslinski, was impregnable. Before 70,000 Philadelpliians, Army and Penn battled ■Red Looks On. " three scoreless periods, the Quakers converting tliree hreaks into last stanza touchdowns and winning 19 — 0. Kelleher, in spite of an early season injury, played a Stirling end for our rabble. At Yankee Stadium, Army lost a 13 — decision to Notre Dame. Bertelli anti Clatt shone for the Irish while (Cadets Olds, IMesereau, Merritt, Myslinski, and Hennessey established them- selves as grid satelites. 78,000 witnessed the clash. Following the 19 — 7 I ' SMA thrashing of Virginia Poly, in which Romanek, Stable. Mazur Wide Open. " Woods, ami keniia played vell, the Mule criislied Princeton 40 — 7. Anderson, Lonibardo, and Kafalko scored toiirlidowns; the duet of Fullihjve and Murphy converted four e tra | oints. Coach Blaik used three teams; all performed well. The absence of the Corps undoubtedly was a factor in Army ' s loss to Navy at Annapolis. Due to wartime conditions only 12,000 saw the Middle team upset a favored Army club 11 — 0. Mazur, Olds, Myslinski, Kenna, WcM ds, Sampson, Mesereau, and others threat- ened several times but could not score. Sparked by Barksdale and Hamberjj, Navy surprised all. Without the services of Jarrell, Roberts, and Daniel, the blockinf; backs, the 1912 season mifiht not have been s«) successful. These men did their jobs well: Jarrell was selected " Most aluable Man on the Team. " 9 H,irk It,,,,: llarll.-l. I ' ,„k.;. i;,ll„„. I{i,l,:,nl,. Th,nl It,,,,: Kh isl. I{,„l,.li,.. J,„„.z,k. Ih„,„. ,■„„„. Call,,,,,,,. E,„le- S,;„„,ll{.,„:ISI„„.ll,„l,:lt,;;,s.S,;,i„r.llh,;,. ,-ls„n.S„„y,T. Stazer. C„ll,erts„n. I.,; ' ,,cr. In,,,, It,,,,: Ih.llis I -).s,s i.„„,li . Ii„il,y. K, ' „lhl,- . l ,-4rm,nt. Iilz,,„lri,k. Mills. Chh. S,,„nn. l ,„kri,k. lUihU. W ils„„. i;;„v. X x. Left to right, standing: K arhurton. Tru.xes. Saine (Hon. Capt.i, Hensel iCapt.). Jones, McMullin, McVeigh. Kneeling: McCullough. Sellon. Dirkes. Conch Piorak. W illiier. W ihl. CROSS COrXTRY • 1942 ( ...uh ,;nk ■:„,! ( npl. II. n., I. Sh ASO.X SI UJiAHl Date .4rmy Oft. 10 Cornell 29 Oil. 24 Colgate 15 Oct. 31 N. Y. r. 34 Nov. 6 Navy 24 Heplagona 1 Mee Third Place Op pone f The " Harriers " hopes looked very hlaok at the earl practice sessions. But Coach Novak reacheil down into his haji of tricks, even putting spikes on tlie manajjer. and sent a fi ;htin ; squacJ led hy Captain " Majifiie " Saine against the opposition. The first meet with Cornell was lost hy one point. The following week (Colgate was de- feated hy a perfect score. The N.Y.I. Intercollegiate Champions were too much for the " Kahhie " hut a cockv Navy team tasted their first defeat in the Heptagonal Meet which also avenged the early season defeat hy Cornell. The loss )f Saine. Dirkes. McMuIlen and X ar- hurton will he felt hy Tru es, Jones, Selton and Young next season. .d lUwk- ' .. ■: ' -■(,,« .. L,mL.slnn. Cnm . I),; ' kl : Ih.rlry. Corn, It. Cohb. I.im. Foiirll, . " ..i : Kina. liiizahki. y. ' llsnn. StirL. linmn. (,r,. „ry. Uilliaws. H„ll„mh. Illake. Third Row: Clark. Kumbouah. Fuller, ViClur, ' . (,l,ib. Hiizrii. C„„,,er. y nrll. Austin. I ' irkrII. S,;„n,l Ron: SMsmt. Maj. MiiAnt-ny. Tim. ey. S„,mk.M ,lh, ' .C„nliay.Ch, ' ,i,ll,:Hoyl.(:„shman.ltrss -h. Knoullon I mpr. i . Front Ron: Maj. Rober.ion. Jonfs. Moorr. Ilrown. U olj. Fbrey. Sriolla. lietts.Iilsse. Hush. Mr. Mar, hand, coach. fc SOCCER • 1942 SKASOIK ' SrM3tARY 0(1. 3— Princeton Oct. 14 — Syracuse Oct. 21 Bucknell O.t. 24— Harvard Opp. Army Opp. 3 Oct 28— Penn Stale 2 II No . 7— Brown 2 (» No . 14 — Temple 2 2 (1 No . 26-Navy 2 3 Malhc illon. Capl. Tlie .4rniy sorter team set Mit on one of tlie toiijiliesl seliedules possible witli liitrli hopes of winning: the tovetetJ National Championship. Thoiifjli (ioaeli .Marehand ' s proteges worked doubly hard, the loss of the Air Corps could not be suffieiently offset to enable the team to fulfill its hopes. Losing; initially to I ' rineelon. Army ' s final record was three victories and two ties out of eifilit starts. Cantlay, Neilson, Brown, and Matlie were out- standing. The Yearlinjis should take over in great style next year led bv Sciolla. " Sciolln liools On,-. II oil. Cantlay, In the fall we fonfidently took over the activities of the Corps with the Goat-Engineer foot- ball jEame. Backed by tlie riotous demonstrations of the Goat hand the Goats were victorious, hut failed to bring about the expected win over Navy on the following Saturday. Then came the visit of Sir John Dill, who greatly impressed us by his remarks to the Corps, remarks which were pertinent in the light of the times and which came from an experienced veteran. We also saw many trophies of former wars removed from Trophy Point to be forged into newer weapons for the present war. Four oj a kind. Sir John, the Sup. uiul the Com. HOWITZER • JIXE 1943 Business Mann!:er. ft alliice C. Map atbnn. Editor-in-Chiej. Henry G. Morgan. ]r Associate Editor. Harold R. An George, " O:. " Glen. Being tlie first to substitute furlough and year- ling deadbeat for tactics, first to graduate from Stewart Field, and eager to prove our training in combat, our theme of cooperation and co- ordination of all arms seemed a natural. Our " preachin " began at home. Integrating sports and activities into a truer class history required plenty of coordination. Success was limited by an intensified schedule, wartime publishing, and lack of time. Officer-in-Charge. Major E. M. Smith. Photography Staff. Rear Row: Innlove. Tiittle, Clark, Carnes, I ' frf:. Ives. Crary. Front Row: Archibald. Stevens (Ed.K Hold- Class History Editor, orman t:. I ' ehrson. Org and Activities Editors. J. T. Filz-(;eraUl and S. II . I ' mnrll. Theme Editor. Mil,e II. Davis. Biography Staff: Ragland. DeCamp iEd.i. Bush. Benne Front Ran: Parkvr. yeumun. Fredericks. Oliver. Derouin. Lewis. Reur Ron: Wright. Ha Beckett. RoUmd. Pnrker. U infield. Sonstelie. Talbot. Jones. A.fT . idvertisins Manaser. COMPANY REPRESENTATIVES Bob 1e Camp did tlie Biographies; Norm Pehrson, History: Sam Pinnell, Activities: Jack Novak and Eddie IcCabe. Sports: and Stookie Stevans, the terrific photographic job. Associ- ate Hal Aaron lielped coordinate and wrote more than anyone el e. W ally Magathan oiled all parts. The fat advertising section and a fine circulation shov his. W alker Jamar ' s, and Earl (Hmstead ' s untiring effort. All the rest lost plenty of sleep! Earl O. Olmslead, Circulation Manage I Underclass Assistants Kear Roiv: Boning. Bradley, Whiterupt, Lesley, Love, Wolozsyn, Smith, Bennett, Dickson. Second Roic: Bush, Tyler, Strecher, McCracken. Vnlpey, Dworshak. Attinger, Samiiell, Pieal. Front Row: McGuire, Zoll, Pappus, Veiland, Harrison. Schedules Editor: Anthony Durante. Art Staff: Atkinson. (J. C Donaldson. J. tl . Departments: Richard Orpin Bugle OTES Staff First R o tv : Goes Diivis. Kelly Se o„, Ron: Neh ,11. Dii- rami. Emphasizing the importance of preserving; the higli traditions of West Point throngh these critical years as well as inculcating the high points of tactical training in the new fourth class, the Bugle Notes of 1943 follows a drastic new policy. Henceforth fourth classmen will he memorizing the " estimate of the situation " and the " five paragraph field order " in addition to the traditional " poop. " Editor. Davis. M.B. OlJicer-in-Clmrfie. Ciplain Uollmi.l r Oh. ;.■„„, H.uens. Oh! msorial (iilists. Afler a sireiuioiig ses! i tii with " Juice, " " Ther- mo, " Taeties, and Lanjiiiaise, Christmas leave was a l)i;; relief. However, tlie war rechieed ours to Kve hiys and expanded the yearlinjis ' to a two-week winter " furloujih. " Before long, we were liaek and academies were stlie- thded for the rest of the Christmas Season. Some of us f«»und time to eease work an l pelehrate the New Year with impromptu par- lies. The New Year wouiti mean more than fings, leaves, and graduation since, in another six months, our time in the Service would Ijegin its most important phase. The relredl rom Moscoiv. sBsmt .. V ■XT ' il 4 i mSiMmmnBm v ---v- ;r f p The last p-rade. Yeh, recognition! JAl lTARY ;RADrATIOi Necessity brought about early graduation in January. Somehow or other it didn ' t seem like graduation without a June Week, but this was just as important a graduation as there ever had been, if not more so. For us the responsibilities of a first classman were heaped upon our shoulders. With graduation exercises over, we were in tlie saddle. n iKLA .. . , J From his very enlrance into West Point every cadet looks forward to the day when he will he wearing his ring. It symholizes all that the Academy repre- sents, links ns forever with the Long Grey Line, and digs into our flesh for a lifetime, our motto of " Duty, Honor, Country. " Little wonder we antici- pated the ring presentation by the Superintendent and the King ronimittee. Dutch Umlauf and his commitlee did a swell job. The event marked the real beginning of our sliort- ened First Class Year, [n just four and one-half months we had to impress the personality of June ' 43 on the Corps, guiding in the same old footsteps and leaving what new and good we could, before we too went iMit stamped " X est Pointer. " Rear Roiv: Sweat, Kidder, ff , ' l,sler. Olds, lirnoks. H„au. W ickham. Conrad. From Row: Teller, Gerald. Brierty, Umlauf, Sleinle. Ireland. Abbott. W E i: K . i: I D At least this was one year that knew no looni at IJsmay. There were just four and one-half months, too, to squeeze in a few first class privilejies between the eogs of an ever ti htenin schedule. W eek ends in New York and vicinity were welcome preludes to June, and even Highland Falls looked good on the south sitle of the fiate. We unlinibered our bowling arm, and felt a bit collegiate again, stopping in at the little restaurant or waiting in line for the grade " B " movie thriller. Along with privileges, of course, we undertook responsibilities. We led the Army rabble into the winter sports and got behind the driver ' s seat of the manv extra-curricidar activities. Hifhlantl halls the weeken.l. Left to right, rear ran: lU ' inlzelm.m ( A gr. i . Capt. Lentz iCoachi. Damon. Molnar. Sulzer. Daniels, Malhe. Christl. ff ' eston. Rejaico, LaMarre. Knoules, Lt. Col. Guiney. Kerig {Mgr. . Second Rolf: Parfitt. Geltz. Faas, PhilpotI i Capt. I. Rebh iex-Capt.). Simpson, Hennessey. .4nderson. Front Rotv. Bowlev. Colder. Hall. I ' oris, Ingram, Kenna. BASKETBALL • 1943 Coach Lentz and Capt. PhilpotI. Heintzelman I Mgr Coach Lentz and e.xCapt. Rebh. SEASOJV SKJ3i3§. HY Army Op,,. Jan. 13-Columbia 23 29 Jan. 16 Williams 37 2.5 Jan. 20— George Waj hinglon 48 57 Jan. 23— Georgetown 35 54 Jan. 27— Princeton 41 47 Jan. 30-U. of Penn ylvania 28 39 Feb. 3-West Virgil ia U. 3S .50 Feb. 6-Marylan(l 44 40 Feb. in— Pittsburgh 30 31 Feb. 13 Rutgers 46 44 Feb. 17-Penn. Slate 28 37 Feb. 20 Dartmouth 46 60 Feb. 22-Harvard 72 Kl Feb. 27-Fordham 42 68 Mar 6-Navv .S6 45 Philpolt {C ipl.K A hasty lanre at the 1942-43 cage record of the Army five will leave the impression of a poor season. However, on closer examination, one will discover tliat the hlack, gold, and grey had a successful season in that they beat Navy 56-4. " . The first part of the season showed hope f«»r the Lentzmen by their occasional brilliant play, but in the opening tilt, they were defeated by a fair Columbia team by six points. George Rebh bowetl out like a true champion by leading the team to victory over Williams. " Reds " playe«l the finest game of his career that day. and was congratulated by a deserving hand from the stands when he left the floor in the closing minutes. 143 The record appeared darker as Army took it on the chin from George Washington, George- town, t est Virginia, Princeton, and Pennsylvania, but we all could tell that the boys had a good ball club. Ed Chrisll, Bob Faas, and Red Damon were developing into fine ball play- ers, and Captain Jammie Philpott began to hit his stride of 41- ' -l-2. Maryland invaded the Field House with a fine record on February 6, but was turned back by a surprisingly strong Army quint led by football-famous Dale Hall, husky Kansas plebe, who dumped in five field goals with amazing rapidity. floHle ITf s • ' IX? " Bag V£ f s jJ- ' i WW ' ' ' It. HKB B i..... ni Army was dealt a severe I)low in one play against Pittsburgh when they lost Bob Faas, a co- captain elect, with a broken arm, and the ball game, 31-30. Three days later the cadets bat- tled uphill against a stubborn and under rated Rutgers quint for a 46-44 victory. This game more than any other showed the power of the Army five. Phiipott dented the cords six times in succession from deep on the court, but " Panther " Hall stole the show with Ail-American floor play. The work of the " underclassmen " in this game showed definite proof that next year ' s season will find them moidded into a smooth working and efficient ball club. ParjiU. Gcllz. Penn slate put the elampg on the Kaydets, and Army did not recover until the second half of tlie Dartmouth game when they fought the liighly-touted Hanover Indians to a standstill. They then carried on against Harvard by smash- ing the Field House scoring 72-40. Once again it was Hall and Philpott in bold type, but Damon, Gellz, Parfitt, Hennessey, Christl, Kenna, and Simpson did their share too. We like to think of the Fordham game as a " lull before the storm, " as the Kaydets were 7Viev all count! 146 adly off form, and tlierefore lost lo the Rani. Tlie Army quint reaclietl its peak against a fine Navy five. Enough cannot be said for co-captain elect, Ed Ciiristl who woidd have made anyone ' s All-American team that day. Ed seemed to get every reboimd as ' ivell as playing a great defen- sive game. " Chief " Mathe and Hal Parfitt closed their basketball careers with a fine show, but the whole team was responsible for making the season successful by their great victory over the Middies. mBUjU l iS - ' i " " " ' ' ' ' ■ ' ' SSS BOXIXG • 1943 Lfli ,. riaht. rear rniv: IT ool I ,nl, l.ituhin. Si , ar. Hnnini. H,.u, ' . Cliisx. Bartes, Moore. Seron,! Row: Roe I ,Ws;r i ( ,„„ I, „, „n„irj,. Sawyer. Iluhluin. I r„i„. Troxell, McCuniff. Hippen. Pickett. Ihwlitll. ■ p,„.,n. l„i.„ )„ , t(l. ( .1. S,,,,,,.: MrGlothin. Kenyan. Geany. Neihon. Pence t(„pi i luzpntruk. P.tinletl. Snmhach. I ' nrris. Jan 16 Jan M) Fel, l:i F.-1, 20 Feb 27 At the close of the 1942 Boxing Season close followers predicted the 1943 edition would be the forthcoming Intercollegiate Champions. January 19th saw several of the most promis- ing members of the team step forth as 2nd Lieutenants leaving Coach Billy Cavanaugh but two regulars, Charley Pence and Ed Bardett, as a nucleus for his new team. That same week saw the new team drop a close decision to Maryland. Then followed a draw with West- ern Maryland, a disappointing loss to the Coast Guard Academy, and a loss to Syracuse. From this point on the team hit its stride and disposed of Penn State and West Virginia in short order. The highlight of the season was the Intercollegiate Meet at Syracuse, N. Y. Th,-re ami „„ linll " III the semi-finals we saw six Army sluggers — Lindsay, Pence, Doolittle, Fitzpatrick, McGlolhlin, and Bur- del t — and a chance to garner a team championship. All dropped close decisions except Fitzpatrick and McGlothlin who went into the finals. Fitzpatrick went on to win the 163 lb. bout and with it the East- ern Intercollegiate Championsliip. Bill M,(,lnlhl„i (M,,tmn-,-t,- Wlien iiolhin " else coultl make us forjget the Gloom PeriotI, we would turn to buying officers ' uniforms and equipment for use upon graduation. It was an expensive way to forget the Gloom, but a delightful one. At the clothing exhibits we ran amuck and spent money far beyond our means. Many problems which we found hard to decide faced us. Would it be a long or a short overcoat, a trenchcoat or a raincoat? Could we afford a summer uni- form? It cost us dearly to buy uniforms, but we received ample return in the satisfaction of exchanging Kaydet Gray for O. D. Col. y.iuh loid I n ill they s ii- loo, Comlo Hon to spend ti 151 Left to right, rear roii Murphy. Wood. Hniley. Forney. Hrescolt: Inil row — Mehrtens A gr. i. Ediiards. Piircell. Myers, Rankin, Givens, Coach Appleton; 3rd row — Stanotvicz. McLean, Blatt. Ingiversen, Fee, Skelton. Moran. WRESTLIXG • 1942 Coach Appleton am dingtcersen iC apt.) ■ f 1 W ■ W,-: M ■ tt. T ' V ttf ' ! 1 %. i r 1 i Irs 1 SEASOJV SU3tMAnY Army Opponents Jan. 16 IS Columbia 12 Jan. 2i i: Springfield 5 Jan. W 19 Yale 14 Feb. b 27 Syracuse 5 Feb. H U Cornell 12 Feb. 22 2i Lafayette 8 Mar. 6 n Pennsylvania 20 Blatt Instead of losing two men from last year ' s team early graduation left us with only two ex- perienced men, " Duoh " Ingwersen and Ray Blatt. To these we added Yearling Dave Wood, a host of plebes, and Mr. Appleton ' s expert coaching ability, the result being one of tlie best seasons experienced by the team in recent years. Meeting all comers, the team kept an un- broken string of victories until its final meet when it lost to Pennsylvania. In the Eastern InlercoUegiates, against the best competition in the East, Ing versen placed second in the 155 pound class while Joe Stanowicz, a plebe, gained a similar place in the unlimited class. In short, a verv successful season. l:,nn„ lAssl. M: ,.i. Ilend. ' rsnn. .I„n, ' s. Slisank. Mrlanii,,. l:,,.,rJ,lon. lilK.,,,1,. J„ckson. KIrisl. ( „.. r. Mi„i,hy. U essels. I .nrhrnllu; M.u luill field. Hammol. Shu-lv. M„j. Leonard Jalbert. Spielh. Siuueh. Following Capt. Al Shieiy and Coach Maj. Leonard the rifle team had a prosperous season, losing but one match. It broke 1400 three different times, twice smashed its own record, and wound up the season by defeating Navy. )-.,, 7, Ih.- air Mainr I. -hi. Jalherl I .Vi;r. i . Shielv iC.npt. i ■ wsi PI «J| vh ■lii rM Left to right, reiir roiv — ff (Iters, Ginsburgh, Flin- lorn, Keifer; 2nd rou - Lftlson. Schivartz, Gault, C.iimpbell, Dondanville, Barnes, Kutchinski, Shep- pard ; front row — Bur- net te, Jones, Maj, Hast- ings I O.C.I. Greene iCupt.i, Lt. Col. I irkrey I Coach , Bell. Anron I Mgr. I . SK. ISOJV SUM3i, I 1 Army Opp. Arriiy Opp. 1339 (s. lo s.»— M. I. T. 1191 1357— Cornell 1187 1354-Wisconsin 1211 1364-Mi.higa. 1374 1347— Purdue 1351 1364— Xavier 1262 1341— Utah 1361 1340 (s. to s.)- -Coast Guard 1288 1347-Ohio State 1311 1368-Indiana 1381 1319 (s. to S.I -St. Bonav en ' e 1139 1371-Texas A M. 1378 1367— Colorado State 1381 1348 (s. to s.t- -Navy 1325 1357-E. K. S. T. C. 1102 PISTOL • 1943 Take .six away from seven and you ' ll gel one no mailer how you do il. So al the slart of ihe season, Iml one leller man remained from lasl year ' s leant. Yel, in spite of this, the steady squeezing of holdover iipperelassmen, Capt. Willy Green, Jones, R. K., Hiirnetl, Schwartz, Wallers, Dondanville. Keifer, and the timely assistance of plehes ( ' amphell, Flinlom and Gaiill maintained the undefeated record in shoulder lo shouhler meets that was their heritag:- from previous Army pistol teams. They lost six pistol matches, three hy less tliaii ten points and all hy less than twenty. Nevertheless when the pressurf was on in the Navy Meet, the Army Pistol Team did ihe joh expected of it and diti it well. FEXCIXG • 1943 Left to right, standing — McClure ( mgr. W oodltiw. C. n . O. Dimond i coach ) ; sit . Shirey. Smith. Bingham. (T ing—ffebsler. Richrirds. MiincI stinll. Donaldson I rnot. I . i esselbi Kennedy, Lothrop. Cu From a squad that had only three lettermen left from 1942, Coach EHniond built a team that lost only 2 out of 7 dual meets, won the foil cup in the Pentagonal meet, and placed Coleman Richards as Inlercollejiiate Saber Champion. Losing to N. Y. U. and Na y darkened the picture to some extent, but beating Yale and Cornell by sensational scores evened things up. (Christy Munch, the captain. Coleman Richards, and Ninu Gaudioni, who placed third in the Inter- collegiate Foil Competititin, were the mainstays of the team. They were ably supplemented by C. W. O. Dimond 6rst rlassnieii Webster, Westfall, Nesselbush, and Falhriip: an l hy Yearlings Donaldson, Smith, Bingham and f ' npper. Kirhards and Gaudioni did themselves proud hv their work in the Intercollegiate meet. The plehe class furnished the A Squad with what will probably be very valuable to next year ' s team in Coricon and Bush (foil), Jones, W. A. (sword), and Stewart and Stuart (saber). Although somie of the good performers are leaving, we still have a strong squad left. The cry next year — " Beat Navy! " sKAso.y SI ujrmv Brooklyn College 1 Armv— 8 New York University -5 Army— 4 Yale-10 Armv— 17 CoIumbia-314 Army— i Templf l Armv- 8 Navy-17 Ar my-10 Cornell— 8 Army— 19 157 Uft tn riahl. rear r,nv- Cox McCulloch, Snyder, Briggs Carter, Foisey: 2nd Major. Mines ( Officer in Charge ) , Marchintd I coach . Hurley, Conlon, If hitting- ton. Fuller, Lindell. Dennen, Marston, Scott. Cullinane (Mgr.l; from rou-Sear. teukema. Young, Rav yCnut.K Ihnis. de h, Mater. V( liile oil the lifilil end of victories, the Army Hockey team this year showed oapahilities of developing into a major contender for pentaa;onal hockey league honors. Despite injuries and other problems, (Itiacli Marchand and IVIajor Hines developed a green squad into a well performing; team in which the play of Cap- tain Bill Ray, Davis, and Younji was noteworthy with the performances of Bukenia and De laMaler and others of the tliird and fourth class. The won and lost column does not show the full story of the season, and in the two iianies playe«l with Dartmouth, Intercollegiate (Champions, the Army team fought verv stiihlxtrnlv. and came close to heating the green wave. t f JJ ESS W " .iSi» {• ' uS i ms 9 __i — i— " B s . jUp-i . , — _ aipi ' ' bi „ » . HHb t ' « . f:H : . • ' -: ' r:: -: S 1 1 1 1 ' i ' ■ ! W i iUrii ■■UHflHCS Ki V 1 BIp % « Voijng " Oj7 the Boards " m .. ,, n ' hl r,.,ir nm II nilhinfil.m. Limpus. Lilli-y. Drewvr. Jom-s. Sl,;-lr. II - ir. Third Row l)oiiiihl . n rmht )«Ms. l.im. Dii . -trnnlroiii:. liirk. Johnson. S, ,on l Row: Mrdre or. Kl iiii!;i.l. I (;e.. I.ur iMjig. Partridpe. Call.ish.in. Clark-nn. Chirkt-ring. Mailiii. Byrd iW T. I, McAiimee. Front Row 6ross. Gilson. Schntz. Warrant Officrr Maloney I roach I. W « Ains {(,iipt.K Captain MtKinln [Offio ' r in Charee . Horiitki. Moore. Nolan. GYMNASTICS • 1943 Date Jan. 16 Feb. 13 Feb. 20 Feb. 27 Mar. 6 SKAS0P. Sl3t.lt. 1 ti y Opp Jersey City 3 Temple 12 Indiana 3 Penn. State 15 Navy 12 The 1942 Gymnastic team came through as usual with an outstanding season sparked by many brilliant performances through the year. Oblivious of the con- temporary drains on manpower, the team has come forth with a determination to Ifalhins (Capl.K hi: Eh I.Ua Left ,. Maloney ( C, kins ((. ' (i M. weather the storm with a consistently good showino; in all its regularly scheduled meets. While holding its own against the average teams, it foiled the Navy ' s confident prediction of an overwhelming defeat on our home grounds, and wound up the season by capturing the intercollegiate title in the flying rings. In the final roundup. Captain Watkins, Schatz, McGee, McGregor, Boruski, and Martin main- tained their regular positions, but gave way to Wally Moore ' s excellent performance at the intercollegiates. The loss of Watkins and Boruski, two consistent point winners, will be a blow, but next year ' s promises look good with Moore and Gross setting the pace for the other members of the team. Left to rij ht. rear row: Lieuteriimt Colenl A A n iOfJicer in Charged G v in, Tr Holcomhe. Aiinmd. Pollers. Smith. McBride. Second Roti: eilI iMgr.i. Edtvards. Hegenherger. Biirnell, Rhett. Grant, O ' Donnelt. Coach Mil. Front Roiv: Slorb, Gr Mangan. Talbot, flilson lCapt. . McDonald. Stickman. MacKinnon. Barlron. SWIiMMIXG • 1943 SEASOA !» .» . Iff 1 t Army 0pp. Army Opp Jan. 16— Columbia 45 30 Feb. 20-Dartmouth 24 51 Jan. 30— Princeton 14 (.1 Feb. 22-Harvard 35 40 Feb. 6-Penn. 44 31 Feb. 27— Yale 16 60 Feb. 13— Cornell 31 44 Mar. 6 Navv 29 46 Mil and Caplau, If ilson i I Army, handicapped by the early graduation of record hohlers Oiss and Croonquist, suffered a disappoinlin ; season. With Captain Wilson the letlernian on hand, Coacli Mil turned to the plehes to replenish tlie ranks depleted even more by losses to the Air Corps. Plebes Glynn, VIcBride, Bartron, MacKinnon, llolcombe, McDonahl, 0 D umell, and Kdwards Mere consistent place winers, as were Yearlings IMangan and Captain-elect Grant. Glynn ' s record breaking 440 in .5:01.8 seconds against Yale augurs ill for future opponents. Left to right: Capt. Ho, ,I iCnrhK D mlorth. Rahln POLO • 1943 SEASOJV SUMMARY Opp. iinil Siirkiiiiiii I C.dpl. I V iT,-. 1 . II ¥ Jan. 23-P. M. C. 6 Feb. 20-V. M. I. 1 Mar. 19-Cor..ell 3 Mar. 20— Cornell 10 5 Mar. 26-P. M. C. 4 Mar. 27-P. M. C. 6 Karly graduation had a great effect on praetioally every Corps Squad at llie Academy, but it is doubtful if any sport was affected so completely as polo. With the Class of January 1943 went the whole first team, leaving only one man on the squad wlio had ever played in a varsity game. After an initial setback by P.M.C., a green team composed of Surkanip, Baldwin, and Danforth developed rapidly into a team well worth watching. With polo probably on its way out " for the duration " these men are doing their best to send it out in a blaze of glory as their season ' s record shows. I Sarftent Dimforth. Easy does it! (ADET ADMIX ISTRATIOX Honor C.om. ' mit7ee First Row: Myrleliis. Cleary. Brill. Kilpatrick. Keck. Pehrson. Keefer. Second Roti Doner, Hoffman, Crane, Calnun, Rogers, Gaignat, Susnnk, Buyers, McCabe, Farle Election Committee First Row: Cornell. Ott. Moe. Price. Fehrson. Second Row: Cristy. Ball. Knowles. Young. Meyer, Wrighlninn. Milmore. Third Row: Holderness. Short. Kosiiess. An orfjanizalion sud, as the Corps requires several administrative bodies to administer the diverse activities of its members. Foremost is tlu Honor Committee. Honor— the heritage of the Corps and the weahl, of a soldier— is nphehl and maintaine.l by each cadet. The Honor Committee saw that the ideals of a loni: f. ' re.v line would be kept sacred throughout the years. Class Officers, non.inated by the Election Conm,ittee, dealt with those matters peculiar to each class. The Boar.1 of Fourth Class Customs faced the difficult problem of maintaining previ- ous standards of conduct required of Fourth Classmen an.l succeeded in abolishing several undesirable features of the svstem. Squash Club First Row. Loughman, Moore, Gervais, Spaulding. Wilson. Second Row: Gaudiani, Kullman, Gregory, Bou Nelson, Browning, Parrish, Moore, Blanchard, Myrtetus, Anderson, Blount. Drake, Codling, Major Kelly. ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES Boniiii; muck, believe it or not, was an import- ant aelivity for many of us. In the gymnasium, Weight Lifters tossed weights around like milk bottles, and the Squash Clubbers, swinging lus- tily, bounced to and fro in their strenuous game. After plebe year, members of our class domi- nated the ladder of the Handball Club, furnish- ing excellent players. Outside were tMo other athletic activities. One youngster, the Ski Club, bowed to none in the enthusiasm and ability of its members. The backbone of last year ' s Inter- collegiate Championsliip team remained intact, as is attested by Evers record 150 straight. Ski Club Harry Schroeder, President. Top Row. Wilson, Broughton, Cowee, Wallsten, Combs, Averill. Bur- nette, Parker, Reitman, Cocrojt. Second Row. Domey, Whitwer, Vmlauf, Jamar, Love, Callahan. EIGHT Lifting Club Front Row: Fuller. Milan, Phillips. Moore. Rear Row: Auringer. Peirone. Donald- son. MncDonnell. Richar€ls, Harper. Davis. Captain Ftores. 2mm m SivEET Club Rear Row: Lt. Col. Fooks. Fletcher. Bandy. Tarpley. Front Row: Miller. Push. Tucker. Hull. Evers. .. Hear Run: A,n,,. Hs.ut. .M..«»A. II erner. Mlln Front Row: Richard. Campbell. Harold. Academic Coaches Front Roiv: Swank. Mngathiin Olt. Scott. Campbell. Richards Parfitt. Rear Row: Burrows Meyer. Durante. Knowles. Vor dermark: Pinnell. Pace. Dirkes. Iran. Holderness. Shaeffer. Ray. Thomas. Finance Committee Front Rotv. Boiling. Youtig. Ott. Major Farrell. Bell. De- Brocke. Tenney: Rear Row: Saine. Deakle. Field. Derouin. MacDonnell. Collins. Smith. Malone. Purcell. Gift Committee Front Row: Beach, Pence. Du- rante. Dirkes, Meyer. Hinds. Rear Row: Head. Renzulli. Riclmrds. Tomlinson. Buyers. Griflin. Debating Society t Knic: Morgan. Ciishmim, lira. Suscoll. Brill. Brotin- Turner. Orphan. Scoll. I ' riK : Iniiliiim. Ginsburf!. ,„. I.aiulnlh. Bennett. Les- eilo,„l. Aaron. Tlll£ BIIAIX TRiSTS It is safe to liet lliat at some lime every man now in the (. ' orps has appealed to an Academic (;oach for aid. These ca[ ahle men spent lonj; hours coaching others: their splendid work merits a vote of thanks fr()ni every cadet. The Finance (ionimitlee constantly endeavored to improve our (]adet Store l alance. The (Mft mniiltee helped many of us in the difiicidt task of seiectiufi presents. The Debating Society, by providing an audience for constructive criti- cism, aided cadets in becoming goo«l speakers. The Class of June ' J.3 were mainstays of the chess squad in intercollegiate matches. Perched high in the tower of the 48th div, the Radio Clubbers maintained an l studied the the«»ry of their complete transmission and reception fa- cilities. Chess (xub Front Row: Young. Ileto. Campbell. Mngathan, Milmore. Second Row. Paape. Landrith. Becker. If allace, Czapar. Martin. Ginsburg. Kaplan. Sleinhardt. Third Rntr: Her- man. Burton. Soik: Callahan. Hohs.m. Radio Cllb Brannou. McChire. ; (.rm«». Linton. ,K;f n IM ;ifeii£l Concert Orchestra. Pro icling an outlet for niusiral talent, the Concert Orchestra and the Glee Oub also fur- nished to the Corps excellent interpretations of classical and contemporary music. Yearling Summer found the Camp Illumination Committee directing the last of the old and colorful Camp Illimiinations. Our Lecture Committee gave to us many enjoyable Sunday evenings of outsitle talent. The Dialectic Society once again rounded out a year ' s entertainment with " Odd lumbers Post. " ' B A rMUMmr Ca. ip Illumination Committee Front Row: Parfitt. Earnest. Tnnnler, frUson. Cleary. Rear Rote: Tanksley. Aew- man. Phillips. Richmond. Malone. Meyer. Lecture Committee Smith Fuller Turner Dialectic Society Front Row: Hnyiaird. Pin- nell. Broivn. Hardy. Rear Row: Neill. Altier, Deal. Barnes. Mitchell. Davis. Three yondeicriiil Scri jtoid. !Sow get this straight. 100th XITE SHOW Early last October the then first class turned the reins of tlie Dialectic Society over to Wood- son, Brown, Pinnell and Burdett. It was with pride that we witnessed our classmates give us l vo hours of entertainment in " Odd Nunil)ers, Post, " the like of which never before graced our stage. Every cadet likes to look upon the accomplishments of his class and term them " the l)est vet. " Frolhjnw lishes irhile Fi-hhrin Irnlh. .over, and all tlie ?an«;, outling capers, evoking roars lugliter and shouts of approval al every performance, warrants such a statement. Now our all too short stay within these walls is over we do indeed look back with pride on the Dialectic Society ' s work. To the men of all classes who gladdened our last gloom period, who worked night and day. refusing to quit in the face of difficulty, go our hearty thanks and congratulations. Mistah Bnrnabt THE POINTER Cadel writers present their brain children twice each month for approval by cadets in the " Pointer, " which, while written primarily for cadets, finds its way into places far removed from the Academy. Ye Ed. Koj: Hilsman, steered the way alon the narrow way that pleases both Corps and Administration; sharing the Rajah ' s headaches when not busy preparing his usual hilarious bouquet for the TD was Grady, diarist par excellence. Stevens clicked shut- ters, stained his fingers with developer and supplied photographs. Gossip, scandal and rumors issoriate E,lil,„. H. n,m C. (,ni,h. h Chnrsie. Cnptuii, H„ll,„ul. I From Row: Earnest, Hinds, Head, Pinnell, Staszak, Ingwer- son. Rear Roiv: Norton. Jones. Neuninn. Davenport. Foisey, lilonnt. Tannler. Taylor. Daner either originated with or passed tliroiipli Cover and Campbell via the Corps in Column. Munrh delicately coaxed contributions from coy OAO ' s for the Femmes Page; Pehrson and IMilchell filled the advertising and business slots, respectively, and with Thomas on circulation, kept the money rolling in and the Pointer rolling out. In K,l,l,.r. U rb.K; T iomos. Mr. Moore. Mitchell. Pebrs. Cadet Chapel Ushe The impressive Iteaiilv of the Cadet Chapel is more than external; the hijih vaulted nave, the deep and lofty ehaneel, the siniplieity of the altar, and the niusir of Mr. Mayer, Organist and Choirmaster, ever inspired us. Chaplain Walthour ronducted the services and supervised the entire Chapel progrrani, assisted by members of the Corps in the Sunday School. We found the services of Chaplain Walthour appropriate and helpful, and his sermons interesting and instructive. M) SclKtOL TkACHEKS tnst H,m: L„„y. t„§. Milmore. Tunnler, Head, Morris, Hamblen. Chnmbvrlain, HaniJi. Ii„ lim m,L « ilsoii. Heamd R„u llunull. Cooch, Steger, Chnrhon, Carley, Gregory, Midler, Bohn. Hurst. Third Ron: Ifarhiirlon. Reagan. Snoiv. Strecker. Steele, lilmk. Smith, Armstrong. Fourth Roiv: Smith, Evans, Hayward, Wright, Aurand, Kenneds. biiw.. Kimhrough. CharUon. iaili,;- Miinlock. CATHOLIC CHAPEL Catholic Chapel Choir il - ii iT-i feS tf Catholic Chapel Ushers Front Row: Garrett, O ' Connor, Davenport. Kiillman. Derkes, Jal- hert. Ciillen. Second Roiv: Latson, Shea, Conivay. Brady, Myrtetus, Nessellhush. Third Rotv: Bibhy, Kreml. Calnan, Oswald, McCabe, E.r. Providing niiisir for Ca lel Masses on Sunday and at special services tlirou°;lioiit tlie year is the duty of the Catholic Chapel Choir. The organization is conducted entirely hy «-adet per- sonnel; its success is entirely de| endent upon the liberal devotion of free time for rehearsals hy the cadets. Assisting at Mass on Sundays, Holy Days, and week days are the acolytes. In the spring of each year, the choir and the acolytes participate in a service at one of the large .Metropolitan churches. Catholic Chapel Acolytes Front Row: Biizahki. Romanek. Davenport, Tansey, Cullen, Mc- Cabe, T.E.. Connor. Second Row: Daner, Kreml, Harrold. Dirkes. O ' Connor, Aaron. Third Row: Schroeder, Shieley. Moore. W.C., Whalen. Wheeler. Fourth Row: Cleary. Loiighman. Fitzpatrick, l.acoutarr. Huddleston. Board of Governors: Front Ritiv: Rose. Chmijty. Rogers, Berry, Parker. Rear Row. Corroft, Blatt. Cimllay. Steele BOARD OF GOVERNORS The Board of Governors was responsible for t lie fjoocl order and general conduct of the First Class Club room. The comfortable atmosphere of this well-equipped haven was sought like an oasis when a few spare minutes could be found. Not, of course, that there were generous sprink- lings of spare minutes; what, Mith the ground and air cadets each trying to scream down the other in sounding off about their respective schedules. Some of our formerly free time was now taken up by guard duty, Judo, and by a more ambitious form of Yogi, doubtlessly designed lo prepare us for duty in Alaska. Future generals. mmmmsmssmw First class arademirs were not quite the deadbeat we were snared into expeelini;. The were intensive but interesting. Courses in Military History, .Military Engineering, Economies of Uar, : Iilitary Law, Ordnance, and otiiers gave us a more professional altitude. Tbese, together with our more advanced courses in tactics, began to add detail t«» that masterful mural, " the big picture. " ' 1 ' Flying high into the sky STEWART FIELD Gimme my B. 7 . Those of us who were air cadets thought we hati worked hard during the preceding summer and fail, but in advanced trainin ! we were to be rudely awakened to the terrifying realiza- tion that we had not yet begun to work. We were assigned to either single or twin engine squadrons, and we started working for perfection. New ships meant just that much more for us to learn, and with AT 6 ' s, lO ' s and ll ' s we started out on the last lap of our training. As we progressed in advanced training, we flew formation, practiced combat maneuvers, and 186 Man Irnm Miirs. ■■. . . Ihr niiil hlur ynmter. If hill ' s ihiil noise ' - ' even ventured into Jof;-fio;lits. Some of us carried our arms in slings, the mark of inatten- tiveness and not just a little misfortune. We had a great deal of flying time to put behind us and flew on week-ends, often having our cherished leaves snatched from us at the very last. Sleep became a thing of the past as we flew nights until dawn and made extensive cross- country flights. Another important and final phase of our flight training was the firing for record on the aerial gunnery range in which the problems of aerial combat were brought home to us. The Hop Committee ami our very fjracious an l atti-aeti e ( " atlet Hostess, Mrs. Lystad con- tinued to apply tlieir special formula. The active, versatile Committee had advanced from Flebe Smoker to preparation of graduation and June Week activities. At the last piece of each hop we waltzed with a mixed feeling of reluctance and anticipation to " bid farewell to kaydet grey and don the army blue. " Baccalaureate Service " So long. " we whispered as tlie command. " Graduating class, front, center, march I " was given. We marched out of the Lniletl States Corps of Cadets and the yearlings took over. liic few days were filled sith |iacking and escorting femmes. families, and friends. A colorfid highlight, enjoved especially hy the ladies, was the Superintendents reception. I ' arades were almost a pleasure. hen the hist one came and we reviewed the troops, uc watched with pride through moist eyes. We too had earned a life memhcrship in The Corps. •nil chnny that y , ,.7 ' ■ ■ ' r r» ° " ■ 4«6 I «!?© " ' SS aL. - ' !ft;.« " ' 5wS : i ' ' ' w , ' g-rA .r.i " I?:ifit? sr i J £j±:£t A " Si- ' --. KEEPING THE ENEMY FLYiNG HIGH, CAVALRY GIVING AL RECONNAISSANCE AND SECURITY, ARTIUERY PULVERIZING THE ENEMY THE ARMORED FORCES CRASHING THROUGH, THE JNFANTR FIGHTING AND TAKING POSSESSION OF THE HARD-EARNED GROUND. A MASSIVE TEAM :m X ' - l Tj i " ; : .1 ' ' ' ' I i:W OITFITIS-A WAR TIME x RMY Wi: AHi: AIIOl T TO .I«l. Tlli: l ,-: W% — faM.-fc- I OLD OITFITS-UI- SHALL ALVLIK LOIU.I I ,fSI TEE] Oi llM.MLS OF J fl ' Inmt Row: Kidder. J. D., HiU, R. J.. Cantlev G. G.. Jenkins, S. W. M„l,ll,- Koir: Chandler. J. S., Stoddard. R. W . ming, J. E., Herres. F. W . ,»s(«m,; { ' ..ller, W. F., Taylor. W . I.. 1, P. G.. Walker. V . w THE COLOR! 3 . RDETT. E. B. Olds, R. Sirkamp, A. T. Rogers, B. W. BRICiADE STAFF CiiTi.ER. E. W. IIardv. I.. B. Calnan. W. I HOGAN. H. I. V FIRST ICKI Ii lF TAL JSTAFF NiELSoN, R. W. Cassidav. B. B. IUmsh. B. C FIUST BATTALION «JTAFF 201 As always A leads — others follow. Excelling in all fields of endeavor (especially in athletics and rat-races), the iiltra-niilitar collection of men who live over the Boodlers have heen drawn together in a spirit of comradeship and fralernilx that will make hetter soldiers and men of them wherever they serve. Breaking in four new tactical officers and surviving the turnouts have been our greatest worries, as well as our greatest accomplish- ments. Although the T.D. took five of our spooniest files for outside dut we have managed somehow. Everyone of us eagerly awaits the Honor of Duty for our Country. FIIIST 4 LA S II :. .on. Ituinpr. |{. ' n W .lkn. S.niih. ((|,K. l).,Ni . 5 i Hmi: Dcrouin, PnnMor. Wilkinson, lo -. Ml Row: Hagen, McCord, Neill. 3r,l Row: Davenport, Gaignal, Tomlinson. 2n,l R,„r: Bo«lcy. Davi . .Surkamp. I lr,lrr lrom. Hhe. ' ,s Run: Ciillrr. W Uon. Canlhn. Iir,-.l. Captain G. A. Lee That ' s right, we are now B-1 Companv — dyed-in-the-wool and Simon-pure — as typical a group of cadets as you will find anywhere in the Corps. No other group is prouder than we are of our place in " the long grey line. " Our goats are the goatiest, our comforters the most comfortable, our athletes tops in the Corps, and it is said that every femnie knows a dozen B-Co men. Our hallways in barracks have resounded with the tunudtuous clamor of many a rat race. However, when it is tinu to work we are all right in the lead doing our share and more. Pleasant are the memories each of us will cherish in the years to come. Fllt T « LA«! . IK Km, l{„„: Dargue, Garrelt, ilanish, I ' rire. Bca.li. Nrwi r il, l „w: Taylor, Steinbring, Beck. McDowell. Kwi: kilpalrick. Cole, Arnold, Miller, llaml.lpii. :inl l „ii: Lockwood, Smith, McAdam, Plell. 1m1. I ' jk Him: Lewis, Roos, Schroeder, O ' Connor. 1 ,I Koii: Brandl, Randall, Francisco, Carson, IJia lur. COMPA l : i ' TAi 11. T. Marsh 205 C-1 Company — reputed to be liard but fair — wbere only tbe fourtb classmen are permitted to smile, and where there is a yearling day only once a month. True, we do be- lieve in la lie militaiie. but such belief is tempered by common sense and a humor essen- tial in the exactitudes of a soldier ' s life. Although interests vary from the red comforter to the station-wagon set, we have maintained our traditions of supplying the leaders of the Corps. Our wish and purpose is that we shall be a credit to the Corps, and to our Alma Mater; may we deserve all that they have given to us. Our heritage is manifold. mm V 1 -- FIRST CLASSMEIV Krnr Rnw: ( :iiainliers, Smilli, Riisk.-I, VHiilak. ' . ' till liiiir: llugan, Boreske, Loughman. Biizal Itli Km,: Cassidav, Conwav, Bricc. Cliaiiill.i :inl l u„: V;in ukcn. Crire. Sawvr. I.mhro L ' ml l „„: Hr.ikr. Cirlin. h, Krnr: HnuninM. Ilin.ls. Danlci. su„, Kikl.ie. iks. I, Carina. ( ;ani|.lH-ll. Cain. N, 207 D-1 has already commenced to build a tradition of participating fully in all Corps activities. As Bill the B. P. used to say. " Xobody likes the ' little flankers " , they ' re in everything. " We hope and believe that years from now Bill ' s successors can say the same. We have had our share of fun, tried to do more than our share of the work. We have our share of goats and engineers, of aces and dodoes, of athletes and comforteers, of ranking files and sluggoids. We have taken what the Corps has offered and found it good. And it is our hope that outside the Long Grey Line will take us. and those who follow and find us good. f t 1 w •W 1 AlM fiE l i mm .i f ' % ii j. ( .. Mil w jf Ml v3Wi V %} frlll T 4 I.ASS.ME. ' V Roar How: Ball, Keecler. K.Mnhaller. N. w.ian. Sl.-.le. llar|M.r. Hth Row: Richards, Naylor, Renlli. 1 ..rk. .iil 4th Row: Cochran, Brown, llilsman. :inl Row: Kiillman, Conarly, Gaiidiani. Myrl.liis. DcBn.ckc, Lalson, Cr I ' m. Row: ll,„if;h, Sweal. Bibbv, Yeilding. ,s Row: Br-wnin;;. Sherrill. Nelson. Mel Is. Major J. E. Landrlm Lt. Iail. CouiiDGK. Cui,. 11akmi)N . Lt. Col. P-.i.k TACTirAL OFFICERS FIRST UFOIMEAT 210 W ATKINS. J. H. CiiLLiN NE, 1). B. Ma(;ath n, W . C. SECO:WD BATTALION STAFF 211 Altliough inlieriting the best traditions of old D-Co, ( oinpany E-1 in her first year has already achieved a personality and reputation of her own. Under Major Bill Wansboro she has changed the " D " of delinquent and deficient to the " E " of excellence and effi- ciency. While contributing more than her share of Corps Squad and activity men, she also survived her first Foundation Day with smaller loss than any other company in the Corps. The attribute of which " E " Company has reason to be most proud, however, is her company spirit which has found expression in class picnics and in sponlaneous singing groups in the area. I i COMPABTY FIRST CLASSME.X l ,;,r Hon: MiMMulliii, Slickncy, Jackson, Cliaufu. Mmiii... MrCal.r. (ii.r.-lans I ),-l»ilcr, Oliver. till How: Irisliio. Harrell, Milmore, Scotl, Silir.iinrn. 3rd Row: Dyla. Tli()mpsoii, Dealherane. Brocks, laloiu-. K.-.IVr. 11,1. . ,|.i Da 2nd Row: Conard. Bloiiiil. fiifjliam, .Smiili 7,s Row: (;ill.-s. r.,iilk. Kalinskl. Il,s,;,l: (; -aili-v. Canii.b. ' ll. Majoii W. p. Wainsboro Ill llic |)rocess ofstaiifling the Corps on its ear. Central liarracks Nas njieiuled and the inhabitants of both wings met near the center. This meeting lost us old fri ends while giving us new. The loss served to make us more conscious of those friendships; while the gain opened new fields of comradeship to us. Our company designation is new — our foundations are as of old. No rabble-rousers are we: om- hope is to do our best and let the rest of the world wave the flags. We are not extremists: hence fee! that we are llie true criterion of the Corps, and shajte oih- aiiihilions and actions with that thought before us. FIK.ST CI.A iSMKX Krar l „„: W illu-lm. N.-u.-r. Canning-. ■ „„„.. k..,n„n. Hall. tilt Row: Walkiiis, I yrula. Deal, Hra(l . l),- ;am|.. o,,,!;;, :inl limv: Crane. Swank, Knowlcs. Diiimooily. 2,„l Hon: Wo,„l. K,„., |.„llor. I ' :ilis. Is, Koir: (;i„f;ri,l,. Rax. Sni.-,-... II ua... ( )l,nsl,-a,l. |,,l,„.,,„ ro iPAxv The personality of G-1 Company is recognized by a spirit of geniality and fellow- ship hich ignores class barriers. In our associations we have learned to appreciate the inherent qualities of closeness among men — fellowship and generosity. We have shared a fellow feeling springing from comradeship and have enjoyed the nuitual understanding and sympathy of our company mates. The ranks of G-1 Co are filled ith men o( accom- plishment in every field of cadet activity. Among our number are men prominent in academic, military, athletic, and histrionic achievement. In all, we have derived a satis- faction of being an integral and active part of the Corps. FIUST rLA«i« IK. Rear Roiv: Weyriek, Crump, Lucas, Sln-i-l. Trii ' ui-, llolTmaii. I mlaiif. 5th Roll " Orphan, Taylor, Cobb. ■tth Row: Aaron, Richardson, Lacouliirc, W iiiicr. 3r(l Roiv: Giffin, Sembac-h, Cramsie. 2n,l Rmv: llarler. Oil, Biirnetle, Mil. h.ll. Ul.irk. Ilonnian. Ir(;r.-, r. Isl Row: Pulo?, Beckell, Magalhan, Koon.v. K.n-I.-, Boyle. OM Although we don ' t write an " F " for an " H-1 " anymore, we haven ' t forgotten anv of the traditions or aceoniplishnients of our old eonipany. The same spirit and zeal con- tinue to live up to an illustrious past and are constantly adding new merit for a brighter future. Still undisputed drill champs, we have no intention of allowing our streamers to change hands. Every little one of us is proud of the banner we march under, and everv one of us is fully determined to carry into the service the loyalty to " Duty, Honor, Country " which has guided us tlirough the Academy. ou may have to look down upon us. yet vou nuist always look uj to us. FIIIST « l.. »S IKX .,. Io„r -. Du.llev. II. ; , l „„: Iozingo, Hum, Laudani. ri],|..Li SnI Row: Daner, Langslaff, Mckriizi.-. 2nd Row: Chase, Teller, Cure.iru. ;.s( Row: Cover, Boalner, Ciillii.ane, Siiiil I ' liomas. ' I ' uriier. I ' lir.rll. I ' lukr ro iPAfl v Major R. C. Hefi.ebowi MctiKK. L). I TaNKSI.KV. J. C. (iHKKNUMT. W . SfOTT, R. M. » SECO II RGOIMExXTAL STAFF - f - — |- _ - Stevens. B. G. Pehrson, N. E. « estbkouk, M. T. FIRST BATTALION STAFF e of A-2 spawned as G CompaiiN in ' 40. drew our eode from tiie words Army Discipline. " words that need no explanation. Always together be it fun cr work, leisure or duty, there grew up within the company an air of effortless conviviality which strengthened class comradeship and interclass cooperation. We needed no war to show us the necessity of ha mon between branches or understanding of duty, for these things also were in our code. On the surface we are no different from any other group, yet through everything we have carried our code and friendships to see us through the years ahead. t -- - i e FIRKT ( LAS «MEI% lira, l „„: lliini. Anderson, llorlel. Miracle. Hit Hon: Ahlxili, I ' arker, Tenney, Jones, Rasper. Kcri iilli. Liruon. 3r,l H,m: linker, Fi.shback, Rooker, Cole. Harlman. 2n,l H,„r: Dirkinson, Falrk. W ' arhurlon. Farlev. K„..|| l, s W; Bugg. Rhoads. K.,u. C.U,.. (:l, , . l{,„,l,r„ k. Hull Rogers, Tanksle . Capt i C. L. Clark The secret of successful couiuiaud is to place respousibility of sin iular uature iu capable hands. And from that principle, a definite, tangible policy as regards the manage- ment and guidance, profound responsibility, and complete cooperation. It doles out jobs and expects and gets absolute compliance. It is a firm method of management and ad- ministration employing sound judgment, retjuiring direct obedience, and crealnig a figlit- ing pride in the organization. Such a policy has had its roots firmly imbedded in B-2 Company, and to the succeeding classes it hands llie job of keeping those roots alive and growing. 224 COMPANY PIIIST LA iSMK.X «, „ ' „„ (,„„„.,. H,„M • lu.l.-n;;.-,,. W ies.-r. W .lkiri-. Wals. nil Km, W lir, Ic r. W liii-oii, Ray, Saine, Greenuall. larlin. i,,l l „i, W ,,lk. ,. K, IK Krck, Alexander, Meyer. J,„l l „„ N W.-lhi.M.k, Mehrlens. Mallox. MrMull.-,, s( Kw, K.-.d. H.-ll-.. l-..-n. Clark. W ri-lK. Slrinlr. li.i.MI.- Lt. Cou M. K. He dek.s U . .. ' m tmm i tittiM.U C-2 now marks the complete fusion ol aneient I and hallowed H. Now the eompany is divided only by the Eiast Sallyport of North Barracks. Since January, we have given to the Corps a regimental commander; to sports. i o s(|uad captains, and to eternity, yet another irreplaceable Air Corps man. Under our tin C.O. ' s patient iiand and " Chuck ' s " humorous, strenuous fist, a strong-willed first class, a sleepy but ambitious third class, and a three-ring fourth class have all navigated well. In spite of the haze of vocal smoke over the relative merits of the foxhole and the check-point, cooperation is C-2 ' s keynote. FIIK «T I.AS« » IK. t r,„ l{„ir: 1.( iai..-. Sliifly, P.l(;li, I Ml .l-alrick. I ' arlKiin. SIhm. .inl l „ii: SliaiC.T, Ingwcrson, Kreinl, (Jrinin, Seal I. W aMi. W iU.,11. 2,„l l „„: 1,„in ' . Ilerres, Deekle. Mc-(;re(;or, Sc-oll. I-.I ' -».. lr(;l„r.-. Vonlrrmark.Circrn.-. Whalrn. Sl.M„,. Na-li. " l ,„,ll. Malllr • M vjoK C. F. Leonard A structure built with such uiaterials arouud the sohdness and depth oi ' ohl " l " Co. cannot be other than permanent and proud. Strength to produce five cadet captains in one year, not necessarily strength in a physical sense but in inner sense of soul, of per- sonality, which is the potential of greatness, this is the strength of D Company — and there is nothing like a dash of luunor to cure a case of the " military gripe. " or have we lost sight of our ultimate goal, whicli is to produce men v()rtli of West Point. e II cast back manv a fond regret as o ' er life ' s sea we roam — " 228 FIK iT lLASSMIi:. l{,„, H„u: Sl.„l,lar l, |-ilz-(;craM. I ' arlill. l,Mol. Ilk Km,: Freed, Oswald, Sonslelie, Clark, Morgan, Berry. (;reene. Pehrson .(;. «.,;.. Baldwin, Barnes, Ilemsley, Williams, Parks. ■Jnil H„n: Karharl, Staszak, Boukamp. Fore. Heinlzlenian. Waller. Iliil.li . I „„: Jones, F.W.,Easley,Mauslian.(:haml,erIain. l,(;,e. Vikins,,,,,!) .lones, R. K. Absent: Smiili. lU0K W. W. SlKOM tOMPAXY -2 229 ( .T. Cui.. Makkdian. Coi.. I ' mniKK. I.t. ij TAITirAL OFFICERS SE€0] D KEGIMEi T p?f Hi VTT. K, C. Bl KDKTT, A. M. Al.MOlND. E. M SEIOXD BATTA LION STAFF 231 The one hundred and thirty-three musketeers — in this last outpost of the old " Lost Ball " is proof that the Corps can never go to hell. What they inherit, thev improve: what they preach, they practice. " Hard but fair " is not so far from the rule, and tlie scpiare deal is neither gone nor forgotten. It is said the word is mightier than the pen. and it has been proven that demerits cannot replace leadership. ithin each class and among the classes, there is a loyal and solid unit, hard to change. " As it should be — " the personality gang — the Good guys — the Laughing Rabble — old Kayco in modern design. FIRST c la$sme: I ar Hni . k.M li. Buyers. Ta nnler, Rogers, Kichar.l. I ' i -. -„l, «,» ■; Harris. Mazur, Elgin, Childs, Winfield, (;.Mn,fl Man llh H,m: Blank, Wilson, L. W., Spalding, Frear. :ird Ruiv: Hardy, Ireland, Pence, Reilmann. Swissli.liii. 2nd Row Gordy, Brown, Wilson, S. L., Silnw.rlz. Slia.f.r . Bar ht Row: McClure, Boiling, Welsh, Orr. CO 233 Born of a happy uni jii of old K and L companies. F-2 has in its first year of ex- istence heconie an integrated and efficient organization. In this first year especially there was a danger of the Company ' s being divided, first into gronps remembering that they were old K or L company men. and second, into air and groimd cadets. Thai those lines have not been set up here is not the result of lucky accident but rather of a thoughtful and cooperative spirit shown by all men of the Com])any. Those of us who leave in June can expect to hear with pride of our Company in the future — we leave a heritage for those who follow. 234 rOMPA Y ill. FIIIST CLASSME.X l r„r Kwr: ll.irl.N. I.i.x.-. I)»iin. Cull,... K.lls. Bond. Hcniski. lilt limr: Kicl.m.md, Veach, Gail.l, Iluuhings. .in Halt: iriiam, Culberlsoii, Evers, ( loiidmaii. Field. llef;r l ' ,i,l linw: Par,-. Wolf, Jol.iislon. S|.ahr. Purkell. Susank. I-.I li„„: JallHvi. Slu.rl. Kaslman. I ' h-lcli.r. Wliilak.T. V ■ »T», ■ - MaJ OK K. W. Wll.l.lAMS 235 The Corps of Cadets has been referred to as a fraternity of officers and gentlemen that is the leaven of the United States Army. Co. G-2 is but an integral part of this fra- ternity, however, it is probably the best representation of the Corps as a whole. It has more than its share of hives and an equal number of goats. It has its ' ' sackoids, ' " and ath- letes, and some of the best " sinkoids " of the Corps originate here. The company itself is the offspring of the famous L-M company legend and the company as a grouj) is made up of men of whom the Corps shall always be justly proud. mmnmn fi 1 FIK« »T i.. s.s ii :x ti,„r R,m: Phillips. Hudson. Almoii,!. K.lrii.glori, Dirkes, ColTii.aM. Morris. Ith Hon: Cal.KMi. .Sylvester, Parker, Bell, Coursey. :inl Hnu: W a.l.-. Kspaillal. Snavelev. Sinilh, L. B.. Foisev. -W W. Siu.l.T. Blall. Ja.kso.i. S ' l.i.ll,. S W: Smi.h. K. B.. I)i,.ks,.„. Kan. Brnl.ni.a.l,. Ilan,.,.,k. K an. Kosness, COMPAIW CvpTAiN J. T. Walker e bear a torrh. It was lit Iroin the flames of storied " M " Co., and we hear it lii li despite efl " orts on the part of certain elements to trip us. Due to this, H-2 has been a very nice place to live. Life up here in the " forgotten fifties " runs smoothly. Our philosophy of life has been called " indifference. " However, ignoring jet -oil and quill has brought us vast recompense, for we dominate the hop-floor, the corps-squads, and the area to boot. No matter what, we have something we are proud to possess — a ha|)p tradition lliat will ahvavs be ours. Hurrav for us! 238 c r-. ,Jlf Flit. ST LASS. ie. lirar Rwr: II ;( . K„m; I ' i , l n„: I ' , • W «„„. Hrlll. Wiik.rl. I{ ■2n,l How: IImII. Sullix;„i. W ,-( R,m: ■Vvvun: I ' .uk. U, h,ll,.-. Ilill. I ' liii, Kiii.-ll. llorslHr;;, Hunlni. Mau. ' hai . Simpson. Moses. .rf .T. lrl)o,uicll. :!.;.... (;ra.lv.J,.MkiMs. -s. Winn. W.ll,.-. (;las .o». |{, II. lionianrk. , i;..rn.sl. H.-,k,ll. Hunl,-ll. n Mvjoli W. l. I,:(:„N COMPANY IJXDERCLASI ES Jt m. TlllItU « LASS FIRST RE iil. IENT ' COi lPAI¥Y I V ST ROW, left to right: Salzer, Camp- hi-ll, Callaghan, Pappus. .1ki row: Leeper, Nealoii, Hayward, , ' lson. Day, Pile. 2 n row: (inieiuher, .4ndreivs, Hen- ilrickson, fT ' esUm, Weir, Hoxie, (.. ' Itz. I -T row: Hinkev, Hyman, Reeves, ! ' an, Cotvec, SiJrcr, Aferritt, Lee. COMPANY T i: Tiimpkins, Bridewell, Dnuiis. Duttweiler, Mc- :5i(i row: Patch, Eisenhower, Wol- iizvn. Baker, Marks, Calhoun. 2 n row: Parker, Trimmer, Daly, I turner, Swearingen, McPherson, Krller. lyT row: Smith, Peterson. Buckley, Stowell, Callan. Mitchell, Adamsnii. Withers. :»° CLASS COM r A IV V L ST ROW, Irft to righl: Hcntlcrsuii. ( lirk. Cash. Hcm,,l -man. Smith. 3ki row: FmvUr. ullim. BoiitPcmi. Francis, Flvnn, IJesmond. - n row: Mickle, Powell, Cushman, McKeever. Stevens, Miller, Deeler. 1st ro«: Callahan. MrCuire. Losch. Milnnr. II •„„tla,r. liraihhaw. Cm- in-ll. I ' artriih,: COMPANY LAST ROW, left til right: Chandler. Hnltstrin. Craham. McClothlin, Ott. Smith. 2Nt) r «: liandv. Tatth: Bethel, W hit,: I ' arson. Rhodes, linrtlev. I ST HOW. Maniian. Hradlev. Strecker, Kinraid. t ' ctti ireii. Sampson, How- load. Harrrll. ro. ii»Axv ,,ar. Hnzz 3r|) row: Fitzpairicli. Ih.iis. or- man. Trip,,. Ma, II IT- ' -ihy. 1st row: Taild. LaMa ner. Hare, Baaluell, Enas, Ai.jnihan. Borles. absknt: Bl,il, (jinant. Haling. Ingram, Maorr. Monlis. I. )., k - L ' L lU ' " t " I 0 §0 £ 3° CLASS COMI ' A.M ' -i,s£iis — I LAST row: Johnson lips, T. O., Coiirtne- DeCr Rogers :iS;: Ahd row: Wilhite, Brad Undell, Farris, Marks. . Smith, 2nd row: Clayton, Nolan, Ingalls, Klingle. Jfpnthprs, Wells, Hughes. y lt..n: F.nsvth, l.n.,,.1.,. Olh.nnrll. Harris. H ,ll„:,us. . nallacr, Da- Flvnn. Bruno, .„ u, ,n,u,rv: Malum. I ' hillips. P. Brooks If. Gallez. CO IPA V iKD row: lleiss. I Am. ' ,,u. Moore. Ilamm, itullo. l n ROW. Aldrich. (.ilson. Koaloml. Hirers. Pollin, Lynch. Milim. Nt ro«: Mullin. Hollers. Arm- strong. Keniloll. Fillon. Hammond. II ilson.OBnru. rOMPAN% ' m LAST ROW, left to right: Brown, Jack- son, FuUilove, Moore, Elliott, Samuel. 3Rr f ' ' • apoli. Bobbins, John- s ' sari, Peugh. 1 ' . -nstrong, Schardt, Au- di ; icoletti, Spaulding, 1st row: Wilkinson, Hoffman, I.ercais. elson, Tkacik. Guild. Sleitart. Deakin. TIIIKll C LAS! SECOIVD REGIMENT TV OMPAXV I.XST Ki(«. left In right: DiSiliio. Mull, ' , . Eglin. Daris. Combs. 3rd row: U ' essels, Burnett, ' (( v. Capha, Rome, Marshall. 2nd row: .4iistin, Cooch, (iltih. Erickson, Dart. Cyr, Cumberpatch. 1st row: Coughlin, Prahl, Allison, lilandforil. Steinhardt, Cowherd. Sci„lla. Hear. lOMPA.W LAST ROW, left to right: Brickhouse, Royem, Jones, If ' . C., Nye, Susott, Gerhard, Tattle. 3rd row: . orton, Pickens, Frnrh- Lereh, Jones, P.. Klein. I ' .ilrr. McArdle. 2iND row: BoDtz, I ' ogler, Snoiv. Hull. Waterman, Gajfney, Nelson. 1st row: Almtjuist, Reagan, Mill- ington. McAidiJfe, Shannon, Hen- derson, Sellon, Rehni. xbsent: lirotherton. Ik 3° CLASS © l roiPA. Y I AST ROW. lift to light: Douglas, limeczck, Kleist, Erlenkntter, Lvnn, !kd row: Crimmeison, Wood, Mc- Lean, W ' allis, Sanders, Snelling. 2 D row: Moon, Goes, Miirphv, ' .. F., Martin, Dunn, Hibbard, Ut Kon: Mirr. Slwllun, Berg, • iillimn. SwilU. Cary. Murphy, issent: Forlhojfer. Cinslmrgh. (ii hill. Harris. 6Aa 6 ia 6 COMPAl Y- ® I -T lum.lrfi ,„ right: Tulh; Ander- w,„. Chnrh.,,,. IMl. O ' Connor. iitl) now: liiore, Jenks, Emlev, liuitumh, Jackson, Coulierd. 1 D row: Pickett, Parks, Humma, Mulkey, Brown, Rodden, Lindell. I ST row: Wald, Hurst, Laurence, Myslinski, DeArment, Patterson, ixon, Ciszewski. m i «d w - i S e f OMPAIVY _ ' nd row: Kimble, Sbepard, Ma- hlme ' , Burr, Pugh, Barnett, Sullivan. I ST row: Murphy, Burns, Morrison, iidling, Gregory, Anderson, Graves, iioper. vbsent: Cabell, Clorc. Ely, Fame. Harper, Hendrick, Howell. King, Kiitchinski, Svnions. 3° CLASS COMI»A. % LAST R(nv: Sdhii. Tanner. Bahh. Altlu-r. Hrrhrr. Mahin. 3rd Rd " : Slim maker, Maxon. Ca- 6«niss, Murphy. McCorkle, Steffes. 2 D row: Hennessy, Gerhard, Coii- lon. Melton, Don ' danville, Youni;. Barnes. l-iT row: Fairhrolher. Beukemn. Brown. Kaplan. Murray, Steel. Thompson. Sims. nhrrloin. Jnne.. II. ' S tO. ll•A Y lAST row: left III riaht: Kennedy. Pardee. Itanlcy. l liite. Lemley. Kinnanl. 2yr row: Xndnn. Howe, Brundin, Rohinsiin. Ilazen. Dring, Emerson. 1st row: Siiliimiin. Knoll, Srhaper. h,wr-.i,l. Sniilh. C ' yrr. Connell. Tnan. JTO t e fe . ® ? S COMI»A V LAST ROW: Itayman. I ' etersim. 3rd row: Patton, O. B.. (Jirhil. Pearce, Zillmer, Petrone. 2nd row: Giles. Richards. U ifihi- man, Daniel, Hesse, Cutroma. I ST row: JSorman, G. B., He.nnesse . .1. J., Bressler, Aurand, Bright, Got - dim, Donaldson. absent: Auringer, Babcoik, Cheadli . Gwnhle. MeCi.y. 1. V .. Mrlzlrr. II (... Mirhhiiiil. Sihrlli-naiT. Sin.., Truman. I) hiH: II . It.. II oHinfU-i. wM 1 L ?s I OLIKTH CLASS FIKST IS EC I l EXT 0 II». V I, VST KOH, Ivjl lo right: Iflutcraft. Sirin, Shaffner, Pn-stnn, Stclekluh, lr k-l, tiiirrs. Brothers. Wilcox, n rhstcr. " Tii KO« : Iii)hpr«. Unfitly. I) iiml. Urn,. ),-rks. Partridar. (rCmnnr. I -rntt. J os,.y. liir » nv : Thaver, Lewsen, Garnian, Jiirri ' ll, Hurley, Portman, Branson, SliiiiifJ. Kolhrade, Manlore. .iKi row: Cner. P irri: h. Ciillaluin, ( ' .hristvuhvrrv. Ilinnuin. Snrris. Ih - Irr. Johnsrud, Hartlinr. Jm) kow: Stone, Smith, Gage. Lore, lurl.son, Knolle, Huffman, Fye, I ' „ II,, m, Hanson. I -I E((.«: Mnnson.Cnmphell. Clark, l,„f.inii„ii. Hiuiin. Arnohl. Gardi- ner. Iliittlwsim. I ' ri,,: Miiiire. Arm- si,„ng. 0 ll»A Y usT KOi : Lavell, W ' ohlford, Wolfe, ,„„ls. Stick. Stites, Sivartz. Uall- st,;,. II , ' ,uer. I gis. II eir. Stii mm: Holcmihe. GilUnul. Golli- g,w. Gl,;,s,m. Hereon. Hovil.n. H,-sse. H,;ir,l. Griith. Horringlon. Grores. iTii HOW. Tnitli. Si :)rrn(lle. Powers. IWrv. P,n,lv. „pi, ' r. l ri,e. Roche- fort. PotWrson. MmDomild. 3ri row: Foster, Drake, Fox, Fris- •■ (■ . Ferguson, Dorsev, Cummings, Fogg, Clarke, Davis, Denz. 2m row: Setiger. Starisfi,-I,l. Mc- ( Ivnn. McG,;: h n„ght,m. Led- l„nl. Kristojrrson. Klal„m,h. K,n- I -I row: Culls, Calron, Broughtim, I :,, ine, Bess, Bealmer, Baker, ■instill, lll.ins, Argo, .Anderson. 247 4° CLASS ► MPAINY I,A ST ROW. left ti) right: Parkrr. Sibert. Biith, Jagiello, Moliiar. Herbert. Reed, Adkisson. Dingeinaii. 5th row: .Scon, Tiibuis. Smith. Boyd. Braiin, Nichols, Adams, Pratt, Sltep- pard. McCunnijJ, Howe. 4th row: Reese, Hunter, Knudsen. Bohn, Ryan, Moran, Morris, Rut- lege, Casilen, Dolan. 3r[) row: Gilbert, I ' alton, Stein- hagen. Brewer, Hippert, House. Whittingt on, Davis, Chickering, Clunz, Coulter. 2nd row: Reints, Carter, Mavnard. Jones, i elson. Fox, Hojmnn, ' King. Carter, (T ., McCAince. 1st row: Crowe, Moore, Bruckner, Slough, Riley, Candy, Ives, Withey, LaBoon, Boetlcher, tfilliams. COMI ' AINV LAST ROW. left to right: Jernigan, Eckstrom, Carley, Blessley, Pvoble, Fingar, Carnes, Schroeder, Evster, Sheffield. 5th row: O ' Brien, Rattan, Linton, MiwKechnie, Sanjines, Olah, Fow- ler. Barber, McPeek, McDonough. Br, w: CuMn eitwr. Ir h.hns I f. MmMillun. .!i i. row: (.nsinr, McBride. Kerr. Ihiiiill. H addington, Oppenheimer, Itiirlniii. ichols, Spiegel, Macintire. Mohan. 2 D ROW : Slack, Whelan, Davies, St. Onge, Ferguson, Stewart, Samples, Hodges. Hurdis, Jones. 1st Rf)W: G A( " «s. King, Schneck- Inth. Fisriwr, llollis. Hall, Wittwer. Hoffman, it alkrr. Ferry, Perez. 0 MP A IVY LAST ROW: Cnstofson. Kane. I ' olak. Duffy, Logan. Kstill. Fnipio. Crrr. ITH row: llilslir. Ilogc. Upskl. James, De Ln (,nordiu. Musgraie. Hughes, Kosinski. I. our. Mnrnnr. Rupert. 1th row: Baldwin, Idurils. (I olltnr. Stewart, Holland, Ihmliule. Miller. Clark. Uhhy. Knsrwitl. fKI. .(. « : ll„■.s,■ . l.re. Cuculo. .,« .- .„, . (,„„ . l ' ,,„-.nion. Ilolnay. Holje. M„rsi,„i. Mor Murray, Long. 2 D row: If ulker, lirockles,Wiechert. Pine, Loudermilch, Nelson, Carrion. If nrren. If ichlep. Lulz. 1st row: Muuy.m. Morris. Hol- comb. Price. Dnikc. lluldiins. Srhi- hilsky. Hood. Hand. MrColl.Zridnrr. viiSENT: Doyle, deCiunp, Flintnni. fnync,ffildmun, fihon. !48 i mmm ' T 4° CLASS COMPANY !. ST row: Thomas, Dite, Childs, Ludlow, Bailey, Maertens. 5th row: Bush, Field, Stuart, Hill, Tansey, Erlenkotter, Ochs, Scheltcr, Coukrnan, Lozano, Fornev. iTH row: Cross. Monroe. Reierson. Troxr.. Cohh. Hnos.eh. Graham. (h,■.nr . ll,;„.,n. Havoumd. •ki. n.. : ;,,, . h,.rs. flhealon. . ' :. I nrl,,,.: ,„, . ) ,, ,„■,.. Park- er. Lain, MvLendon, Roth. 2Nn row: Broughton, Granik, Mur- phy, Findlay, .Adams, Ryan, Fallon, Collins, Browning, Elkey. 1 ST row: Boehm, Kimbrough, Hynds, Patchell, Drake, Folev, Melanson, Flum, Holden, Martin, Clapp. -(§ I ST ROW . left to right: Froede, Bauer, ash. ISeezlry. Thrun, Cerelli. 5tii R( : Byrd, Gilmore. Heyman, Shaw, Robinson. Curlis. Sirairn. Powers, Crary. Goeth, IT hillork. iTIi R( drnonr II II . linn Spear. Flint. , ■», . Ri- nrver. I on Houten. Root. t.( hoirz.H.-nler. ulh,„„.lliutlins.Ringler. Ullr,. l,„nlsos. Meyers. II okr irld. U orth- . I,; :2m) roh: II ilrox. Price. Peters. Clark. Knight. Doris. Seurr. imos. Root. J. r.. I anderonter. ST ROW. Gudgel. Mueller. H illiams, MrFadden. Bnllrr.Ifnddleston. Brad- ford. e,il.Jo,kson. Ryron.Cingerns. . t. tiitit-iii t §Jil rOMPA -m LAST Rf)W. left to right: Gianakouros, Fitzpatrick, Dailey, Trnpani. 5th row: Thompson, Starr, Sauer, Rogers, Jones. Parr. Treester, Gross, Ihirnr . Ulinfirr. illen. I 111 Hou: I ,, ; .. Idoms, Horan, I, loll, iUuoihrio Myers, If right. luuwgun, n ciss. Tongue. 3rd row: Schoch, Dworshak, Clark, LaPrad, Kohler, Hadzima, Hein- huch, Hendrickson, Hegenberger, Cherry, Christiansen. 2nd row: Childress, Bassett, Loman, Morrison, Woolley, Moran, Pugh, O ' Donnell, IFvster ' relt, McCarron. 1st row: Hanson, Edwards, Chur- chill, Kuntz. Lish.Hanket, Carbonell, Butler, Brown, Blesse, Black. 249 FOI KTH LASS SECOXII Kli:C;i IEXT COMPA] Y LAST ROW: Trustin. Cnmlrv. C.ik Dunham, Kent. 5th row: Cole, Smtirt, (.ii )h. tic McBride, tnidon, lA-eman. Hml. ] an Malre, Wood, Lieiier. 4th row: Hylander, Mann. Sinih Sponhem, Jones, McDanicl. I ' lirsvi Lolt, Hume, Ingham. 3rd row: Cain, I aughun. Miirpli Bmson. Givens, tnrrips. II ill. in..,, Edwards, Lee, Marriott. Mil,iiin. 2nd row: (TTiii Wacton, Dauber, Fortier, Tiermi. : West. Hassclh,. MrC.urrrI 1st row: Skilton. Mn I alpey, BramUll. nin. Ilarm.in jlies, Sicrlr re, Prcscull. COMPANY LAST RO«, left l„ riolil: lliinwrl. Botvman. 5th row: Chason, Castle, Bail, Cor- doia. yichols, E. W., Klima, Craia, Field, Kellnm. Brahson. Bolvvn. 4th K .n: l„rl., . lh„i,ls„„. Jim- net. ei, ,„.,„. ,„„h. r.uil.,: II,,,,-.. LaKiiilu. I 1.1,1,.,. W, .-,„. 3rd rou : luiiil. linnil. II. (,.. Ladensohn, Klement, I ' etersnn. Rouch, Speake, .Miller, Cassman. Diet.sche, Holt. 2nd r )«: Skelton. Barn,!!. Hn- .,. Storlt. Saraent. Cili-s. l.in,l ' .,l . ■- ' . art. A . . C. I ' eit.r. Srarh„r.,„ l,. 1st row: Tolar, Carlisl,; il „ll. Dougherty, Voris, Strickland, Tan- ner, Walker, Hemes, . ichots, O. .. -Moore. absent: Martin, L. L.. Martin. 1 . . ., Berg, Shnmard. Snik. Hnnimv. 250 ' a; i A. i t if 4 t I f, i Ife- B - 0 ' «— 4° C I.ASS 0 «l»A.M Stii boh Michalak, Bechtol, Stumpe, linmn, I Kcrltc, McGranery, Mar- lion. Carnngton, McMurdo, Tuttle, Mahin Itfi Flow w , , Ramev, Hodden, I • h II , I I, Wolf, Mason, Erb, II ' , ' l ,1 I , m. 11, ,u M,l l,„y,Clark,Sueher, Hiihm s(Mi, Bailey, Martinez, impion, Spraggms, ' Carter, Mc- (,hnn Nr. nou f ,,. nallman. Johnson. n..n.ll,,ll„n„„r,.ll,.„rin.Scli„inn. I .,„:l. I ,,,... wn„„ , ,s. I -I in.u: li,,,,h . Ilanly. (on,; In. II. ,„,. llnlUnan. M,( rnrl.rn. K..I.S.,,,. - nnlh. (.iilhi. . I n.n.h. Ui-INl; 1,11.,,,.. I!,„l,.. I. L, 11,11 ,;,l„„.lh„,„;. Minnr.l ' on-ick, „l,l,- »» ! ■m • r iH ' i «,ir. i r 4 OMPA Nvjg)-. TvsT Kon: lliloi ' ski, Wolaver, Van- Hout, Hugan, Brnnncr. Williams. 5th row: Cartt ' i. if Iit. Crowe, Christian, Barnell. Mik K,nzi, ' . Gra- ham. Gillespie, Leiiis, Kiser. Ifag- Ini Kow: Devlin, Fitzpatrick, Hill- man. Dager, Price, Short, Lilley, Manley, Citrano, Wuchler. .iRn row: McBride, Haley, Mc- Ciilloch, Rhett, Groat, Janis, Archi- bald. Triiscott, Limpits, O ' lWeal. Hrulon. 2m kow : Szewczyk, Wilson, Dillard, Knight, Tvler, Kratz, Lxindrith, Pinkey, Ruth, O ' Hanlon. 1st row: Lombardo, Henshaw, Paape, Wood, ISorris. Davis, Gradv, eff. Lake, McD,mald. Hankins. bsent: Averill, CiilUilum. Chidlaw, Grimes, Hamilton, Mnbry, Shafer, Spiller. L I h COMPANY III i u ll,n,s Pihrs Irimble. I ' , ' I ul , limUll ,ulle. Iiuu, X l h , ( Ixm , I III H..U I HI , (II..,, Milhr. li liii „l M , ) vs l,l)onnl,l. I I, I ,1, I I, ( illif.an M u u s( PiertL, houir. I II h I II 4imstr mg, Can- II II Ji nil III, Hmndl Sliuktv, li,„ , ss 2 n ROH (,oilnin Dumim (offiv, Winuh I inson I ,n,ll, x I , nk, r, II ii I mill (mix I I u » I Ml in loll „. ( I I I I I I I I n ■ luiip, 11 I nil, N , „ ) ,1 X li,, ,, u- tM Bluod. Dabni-i, Ihiitt Htn- ilirson Otstot Pat, lutidan 4° CLASS COMPA.W —2 ,111 n. " Ih,, It, ,1111 K, ,- K,i ,u, l„,l,n l,l,w,. S«xfc, „,, W ( ,„,l, 11,11 ( uUf, Ini 1. .u „-.h WiUuuns, (, I (.iillilli " inilh I , Ra-i, H llluini I! I! N r . lirounell, Hoiki !i.i u..» l ' i,hll (r„(,l ?,,,; »_, , 11,11 h„l „ Ih. l 1,1 I l,Ki, (,„it,ll i„i,iLk milh K. I ' .. LUert, Uynn, » allu-,. Rmhfurt. Nt now: McXabb, Einsidler. Trox- ,■11. T,„„lins„n. i,nn. liisscll. Coull. ' ,„ .,,. f; s(N. V rr .s. ( ,.;.. (» ill i iitiiri-. Kiiifi. Tliiiniii-iiiii. I. ().. K„clwl. Uuimdlz, Ulds, Huz- lett, Miihlkc, I-orbes. €0 ll»AXY :o . (• to right: Williumti, II. . . .. Campbell, Warren. Millnmn. n : Train . Palliai M»i. StaiKiiiitz. Li Ham. II lu, cklr iTU KO«: Tluiinpson, Mi, Riedr, Preston, Soer, Bo dan, B,;k- er. Mossy, Crockett, Small. 3rd row: Babbit, Connif, Campliill. .lones, K. I? ., U ilkinso ' u. Braaclui . Cilbe-t. Linden. Bri«gs. Herimin. Ellii. 2nd row: Martin, Ciiniiiiiii!: . Daoiist, Garrison, Slazuk. Hamilton, Spragins, File. Nc m ii. l iT row: Lii ' brl. Pniiti. Miillur ' Ca Ji ' V. Iin,l„„n. Joiws. I. .. Mi (.,,1.771. Itllll,l,d. Jnllllsiin. R. L Reyiwldson. limns. r COMPANY IS - i. si ! ( «: l, tlister . Ekherg, Donn- van. Mao,;; Thnnitnn. Hanson. Halligan. Stebbin ' .. (.rllll . Hums. Downing. 5tii how: lilii,: 1 lllii l, . K,,hs. ll„i,„inl. I!,,i.„n. i; ,h.,nl . .,.,, 1,1. li,„. Il,„„„-I,,u: In, l,n, r. I „,„. ' . ll M Hcn : liinlnr h , II l„-,i,-i l,„ri . 1 ■„„,,.. In, l ' „„ „,. K.rl,. h. l,(:„H„rll. „,s .„. „ ( 1,;,: ;ini KOU: („ ( . l„-, , ■l:. oiilh. A " . l.. til, 11. . " . .. K,„„ . . ( ,,:■. M,n„„r,i,: II„n„r. Sri- ' i . r. l.. Omialian. 2nd row: Endish, Calve t. Chase, Smith, a. F.. Brown. W. P.. Dalv. Barr, Monroe. Rues, . C.arharlt. Ibtrow: lli.inviii. Shihio „: Rafal- ko. Fair. I . .. Kilrv Colilen. Lesser. Il„l,h„h.: l.mes .1. ».. n„hslv.l ,.ml,n,„sl., MiSKM- ,V„7,7. )„ in. I-; ,7. . . v.. ef S In a sun-filled upper hallway of the gym There hang a few old, faded photographs Of races being run by past cadets. Here is the plain, and there tiie majestic sweep Of crowding hills, that still looks just the same Today, our class comes to end the race As those cadets did many years ago. We hit Beast Barracks with as great a jar As any class has done. We did our time In Summer Camp, and many are the men That Old Foimdation took. We were the link Between new days that came upon West Point And former times. She has known many a change. We still remember nights in Summer Camp, And peacetime Furlough, dream of yearling dreams nd can recall The Hook and Uncle Joe. And olden company-lore of " K " and ' " M " That now are gone. In their place we have seen The Alma Mater rise to War ' s old call. The Grey Line swells with younger, different hearts. nd we are going, to answer that call too. X e are the class of Jun( , of Forty-three. We do not know what lies ahead, and vet Are glad. For we have worked so long within These sometimes too-strong walls of ancient stone That we, at last, are eager for what comes. Reader of this book in after days, (iazer at old pictures of our class Perhaps you know what lay ahead of us. Who long ago went forth into the strife, nd left a few old pictures on these walls. H. T. W. r c II Miol.l) ( ONGRE S JOHN EDW ARD ABBOTT, JR. Con ;ressionai., 20th, Calif. " John " A true Iloosier in llioiifilils and aclinns. Hal riii li il West Point witii a iiif;li atnliilioti and a riling aiiiiilN valuable to both llii ' I ' liiiiWr and llie lloirilzrr. Tliongli weak eyes kept him from his lirsl Iom ' . (lie ir Corps, he took this disappointment in iiis stride and lias proved his worth to any groinid force unit. Sergeant (2-1) Track (- ) Pistol (2) Manager (2) Debating Society (4-3-2-1) Chess Club (4-3) Cnmrra Club (2-1) iirphuir Club (4-3-2-1) Pointer (3) Howitzer (3-2-1) Associate Editor (1) Hundredth Night Show (1) I ' roiinini unit Publicity Cmimill, ' ,- " John hhotl can do it " lias been a byword these l)ast lew ears. Mis d narnic restlessness has been absorlted by athletics and dragging — preferably a blonde. Well deserxcd rank came to him but be dis- dained both tactical and academic file-boning. Ac- ilairncd as a hot pilot, lie forsook wings for crossed rifles. A natinal " lii c " and a born leader, he should be stopped b nothinj;. Corporal (3) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (1) Basketball (4) Cross Country (I) Soccer (2) Ring Committee (4-3-2-1) Rifle Expert ( U o 254 CIIMilKS KICK |{|) |{1:l ■Chnrlir CONCRKSSION 1.. Kill. OKI.A. ■I ' hr la x. lio |,ilal.l. ' Suiilli i .inlMHli.il in Charlie, an iN-Naliunal Cuanl .•..i|M,ial. II.- if:n..n-.l " lilr boiiinj; " III aii soil lu |iiiisiic liis laNorilc s|m)iIs uI ' " (irao iriiif; " ' .UKJ " nil ninirorl. ' i .Irill. " Hiil .loii ' l l,r lirrriNr.i. Chaili.- is .ni.i. ' Ml an.! a ' -ivssJM-. and uill inakr a -....,1 ollinr in liis liran.li. W ■ kn.nv «.■ «ill li.ar iiiuir ol ' liiin in Ihr rnliiiv. cote Sergeant (l) Pistol (4) Fencing (I) Rifle Kv wri l ' isi„l Sluirpslumtr, Mil.liinr i.iin M,irl.s,i„ui " lias an Ii(kI f; l am |mmi|isIii ' i-1s dii am liiini; ' . ' ' " rings ll.n.ii rii III.- .■ .iTi.l..rs as ll. - sw.h.s, ' fr.M-s into liis five- niiniil.-l). lori-iiass slorin. Mllioiigli in- is apiiarently In.iin.r.iil. ill.- I. si ill |.r. .- his ilr. ' |) sirioiisnt-ss anil oiilslan.ling ahililx. His Irrliif iniagiiialioii and fluent tongiii ' lia e firniK iinli. ' .l.leil his uni.iii. ' | ersonalil in the li.-arls ol lliose slio kiiou liini. A good business- man, a true trien.l. ami a caiialile soldier, Alex is expected to go Car. Sergeanl (I) Cumera Club (,i-l ' -7) Ski Club (2.1) Handball Club tcademic Coach (3) Rifle Sharpshooter 255 .f iSit .S T ( « if (2) IJrulonanI (7) BalKilinn Sui i,ly OJjicpr Acmlrmic Cnuh Un rlnill (1-3) n-.!,,! Sh„rnsli,„.i,.r " If a tiling ' s worth doino;. it ' s worth doing well. " so savs Ned. Jnst words to manv of us — a creed to him. Perhaps that ' s why we liave profound confidence in his ahilities. A true gentleman — fun-loving, unselfish, sincere, and successful, this son of a major general has his heart where he was raised — in the Arm v. EDViARD MALLOU ALMOND. JR. Congressional. 1th. Ala. MIM.AKI) (I Alter a year in the Vrm and lu.. ears at V. P. I.. Io and his irginia accent lla c conlinucd through W Cst Point unchanged c cn h a French lurnout. A keen sense of humor, a iiualil of genuine sincerity and an ability to bear do i, in (he tight spots will lead Mo to a successful career in the Arni ir Corps. W IMJAM BRUCK I{N( I ' M i.(;i i:(;()io vtkinson. in (:.)N.;ith i NM,. ITrii. l ' . ■ I,- HriKc al a s one juilip uli ' ail ol luriiouls. Ik- sluillrs l ii ; hanl huurs an.! likrs his n ' . ' . nls alrii. M as nn. li a. his ■•{{.■,|.|{.,N. ■ ih.- ■sxsl.-tn. " Ih. ' rnakr-jiMs. a.i.l lUr v. I). haN.rri K.n.hr.l him " iIk.s,- liais " arc all lir watils. (,)iiiil. iiiiassuriiiii f. uriilcrslamlin ' I li (aiisc he caiiiiol " spec " ) he is a prellN ; mhI man lo ha c aioimd when iho going gets tough. r- l ) r lor Irmmi ' s. sjioils. ami hoodie is only exceeded l) his lo f lor II iiii. ' . l ' iin-lo in ' ;. alwa s ready lor some sorl ol misrliicl ' . l also loimd plenlN of lime for aiadcmirs an l Ian mail. His eagerness to learn, his uillin ims lo work, and his sincerity insure his success. He uill «.ar his «in-s uilli ll.c hest of llicm. Corimml (3) Ilniuhrillli Mfilil Slwir (I) Ki lr llxprr, St ' fiiPtint (2) SKiff S,;fi,;„il { I ) liiiltiitiiiii Scrff ' ditl Miijo i;,„il,„ll (.{) Ij„n,.sr ( I) Ski :i„h (1-3-2-1) ' L m % OLINTLS C. l KI -()N CoNGKK--I l VI . 2m . Ion V " On I II I ' CI.VKKE TILESTON B ALDW IN. JR. Sen xtokiai.. Mvss. ■liinlih- hen we lookc.l lur ih,- |Mrlr,i ;mll.l .|,- lur those " Gloom Periods. " (,).(:. va ll. n lli,r Viriu Hral who did not worr iimrh. h - |((iil rriosi of hi- linie [noviiig that a man could be a cadet and enjo lilr al the auu- time. Wherever he goes from tlie ail.in . lie will he an officer men follow ami lni-1. The coiiimaiKl " (ialioip llo! " dreaded hv most cadets Nas rmisii- lo liudds - ,ai . s a member of the polo learn h,- cinlrilmlr,! |,, il,at team ' s success. Clarke ' s conscieiilloij iMTlorrriarKc ol iluls dcnionslrales that he has l.arncd u.ll llic I, -,-,0,1- of cm Point. His man friends in ih. ' ( iorj.s knou ihal his army career will be a great success. Sergeant (2-1) Howitzer (i) llnn.lndlh Mf ht Shoir (4-3) I ' isliil Shnrpsllooter Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (1) Polo {4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Monogram (3) Minor " A " (2-1) Debating Society (4-3-2-1) Dialectic Society (2-1) Camp Illumination (3) Ccu o 258 FRANK PUTNWI KM I Congressional, 2}iTii. N. V " Sari " KOGKK CLAW SON K l | CONCKKSSION VI.. I ST. 1| . " Kof! " A ki ' . ' ii iiiIikI v,uA, ,: I ' nink lo , ;u Ills lllll ill Ihriv.l l.-n. IkiI.iuI ll„- I. of tli.-sNsh ' iii. hr l.M.k lllll. ' . ul . heroine on. ' of ill. ' Mr Corps- 1.. oonsideral. ' ii. ' ss an. I an alillll will make Frank an i.l.al ..lll.-.r or ill llie air. h l). ' |.arliii. ' iil an. I I., uril.- I.ll.rs an. I fll.is. Ilarn.-sln.ss. ;ras|i ih. ' slliiall. n Ali. ' lli. ' r. n III. ' -loiin.l " 11 " ■ lli.Mi :lil H.)f:. " was n. ' xer Ilk. ' llils. " II. ' lliere- l.ir. ' . ' 1 li .)rk I.I niak. ' lliis pla. ' . ' lumil. ' r. Taking . ' . ' r llilii In Ills sirl.l. ' . Hoj; r. iin.l aiii[il. ' lime for slii.l iiij.r. wrillii;: l.i ill. ' pd lia.k lioiii.-. an.l f.ir reerea- llon. keen inlnil. an .(|M ' n li. ' arl. an.l an ever| reseiit sinll. ' ma. I. ' kax.l.l III.- . ' as for him an.l ih. ' r. ' sl of us. II. ' will w.-arhis win-swell. fcute Sergeanl {2-1) Poln (I) li ,xi„g (!) Himitzvi ( ;-.i) Sergeant (1) Siiiinming (4) Handball Clah (:i) Clinir (l-:i-2-l) HiJIe Expert Srifiranl (2-1) Hiiilii, (Mil, {3-2-1) Sl.i C.hil, {3-2-1) ll,nuln;hh i!ihl Sh,„r (4-1) Jock managctl to go tliroiigli tli,- acadeiin wil being ruffled (unless it »a l ih,- horses). Academies caused him Httle M ' orr and lill him much spare time for perusing hooks an l uorking liis short ua c radio. His abilit to liiink a prohl.in out and not lo ha e it until .(.nipl.l,,! uill make him a vahialde man in uiiat- ever hran.li h.- .iioos.s. KOBEKT JOHN BAlUCkMAN Congressional, 5th, Minn. ■Jock- BEX BLTLER BAKNES Congressional, 1st, S. Dakota " Bol,r Holo pursued those caiiet a li iil, , uhich interested him and bhtheh igtion-d iIk.sc uhiih lie di-hktd. K.vii- ing their sources. In- n l,Ml in hi ' Vlorin . " hecaiise he could complete his tasks more quickl that wa . With his " goat " theories and his congenial waAs. lie has en- hims,.|r to his Irien.ls. Hut ahoNc alk Ben-s •rrninalion lo h,., rne an ellicirnl pilot sill ini- hl.-dlN rause hirn lo l,.. an ofheer ,.1 u honi West i ' olnl uill jn liliahl he proud. )|{ I )( N W I Nl 1 1 1{( )l ' |{ li H Kl ' l ' . .1 K. C0N.;HKSSI.,NM.. 1st. KsS. UN BI.AIK BEACH At I.vrge " .Innhlnir " (laliliN " s (Xiicrii-nn- ill llir rni |irc ions In liis cDrniTii: lo W.sl IN.inl .asr.l liiril llin.u h ll.c l.m.. ul ,,I.Ih- , ' ar. His s.-lf.assun.n.M- aii.l j;...,.! I.lluu .hip. uhi.li inak. ' him hk.d an. I r. |K ' ' l. ' .i. Nvill u- .Iclinilr a s ' ls in his ran. ' . ' . In spil. ' ..I iiKwhsl .hnials. his .harm . %. ' . ' ill. ' I. ' iiim. ' s is |.li. ' n. ni. ' iial. (;ahli ' s . ' . ' s an ' .a i-rK lix. ' .l on N inniii !: wini s s. ' ii iisl scl on llii ' joli ahca.l. " na junior. " hi ' hails Irom ( iaiil ' oriiia. (College was niii. ' h inoic lo his likin.;. hiil hr . ' iinrged from West I ' oinI wilh . ' ..lors fixiiif;. J.inhlair [trefers boodle to .Ira ' ijiing. sli ' . ' |iin lo aliil. ' li.s. an. I niiisic lo an of III. III. NaliirallN • " lii . ' . " ' .jonhlair uill .lo u. ' il in a.i hran. ' h h.- pi.ks. Sergeant {2-1) Hockey (4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Soccer {4-3-2} Ski Club ( ) Rifle Kxpcrl Sergei! nl (7) tcmlemic Coach (3-2-1) Howitzer (4) l ' ninter(t) Cift Committee (2-1) Kifle Expert KICHARI) KnWARD BECK Congressional, 1st. N. Y. " Dick- THOMAS RCIIF.R BECKETT Co.NGRESSrON M . iTH. I()«A Dick caiiif to West Point ' ][h Imt out ' goal — flying. Now wf find he has acquired much more. The academic and tactical hurdles in his path have reallv increased his self-confidence, poise, and leadership. His nadv wit will always stand him in good stead. We give liini to the Air Corps and Alma with the regret that we are parting from a true friend. Fortunate are they who are to ser c with this man. lie can (and does) discuss anything from flv-casting [ Greenwich Village. To his vast field of interests, thou- sands of friends, and robust sense of humor there is no end. Tom is much too good for anything ever to keep him down, and in the arnn he will fix far ami hidi. Sergeant (I) Lacrosse (4) Camera Cliih (2) Hijlri:.,,,rr,(:i Sergeanl (I) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3) Manascr. Handball Cltih (2-1) llmritzrr Rrprrsrnlaliie (2-1) iisluita. Clul, { I Rifle Ixprr, 262 W l I I K K K BK( kETT. JK. ( OM.KH ION I. 2 D, Va. " MiLc " JOHN (: LVI BELL. JR. CONGRESSIDNAI,. Ith. V . " Mu(li-iiiaiiii-(l Mike " liatl a dilTcivnt " vif» " every year: also, a iliU ' eniil company. Vdaptable. lie is every- «tie " s IVieml in his slee|) ii ;inia a . Top pAHt-v in the Corps. Iinl not parlieuiarlx interested in academics, he li ed lor his Idler Ironi ir iinia B.-aeh. He took Air (iorps lor cxtendeil lurlonfih and liccanic a hot pilot. Mike VNiil more than -.t alon-. Cal ' s freqnent naps ad led to the impression that he was a (piiet. eas -poin " ; iru;inian. hut the truth is he was pari of all the l ' un-makin ;. a favorite with the pirls, and unnsualK ellicient in both a mijilarx and academic wav. He is someone ever onc likes, and what everv cadet wants to hear can he Irnthl ' nlly said ahont him: He will be an oflicer. a credit to the Point. f ' UKC Sergeant ( ) Golf (4-3-2-1 ) Minor " A " (3-1) Cdliliiin (I) iinicr„h (I) Rijlc Exiu-n Sergeant (2) Lieutenant ( ) Baskellmll (!■) Baselmll ( ) I ' istiil {3-2-1) Finanee Cmmillee ( ) Rifle Expert 263 ' llim.lrrMl MgUt Sltnw {4-3) Rifle Expert Pistol Marksman Machine Gun Marksman With h IHinn:cnt wit. clKiiriil smile, and r )iii[) lcnt al.ililN. lU-nrU n . ney,;- ,■n,nyU U .lorninaf,! i.x tin- Academic or Tactical Depailmeiil!-. I ' or here uas a man with ideas of his own. Now and then, when lie wanted to. he smoked n|) the tenlii sheets or wore out a shoe hrnsli. hnl his hesl Iriends were tli. ' red 1«. . Colliers, and blondes. CHARLES EDWARD BENSON CoNGRESsiONAr.. 37tii. N. . " Ilrmll- i!i( II i{j) M(:il()L. ' iii:iiKi Congressional, 1st, Mont. When (he " (ioose " " sallied lorlh I ' rom Xfontana. he had an (). .().. a college education, and a yearning toward till ' infantry. His college education carried him through a.ad.-mi s. the Mr Corps w -d him from the infantry. anil he fdund a new ( ). .( ).. all in three ears. On skis, the area, or in a plane. " Di.kie " ' di.l tilings in a hig 1 ' II.N imcc a cotiicdiaii ulio iisrd [ cxiilaiti liis success nil llic slafic in lliis va : " Some f;ii s i;iil . ' Some fiins ain ' l i;( l ( ' . ' I f;ol (. ' " (Jeorgc has in more waxs ll.aii one. lie lo.i-lu ill.- ea,leiiiie IJoanl lo a slamlslill on se eial oeeasioiis. His lo all . Iriemlli- ness. Iea(leislii|p. ili ' lerminatioii. anil |)ainslakinfr alien- lion lo clelail mark liiin lor a . ' real lea.l.r. Scrgftinl (2) First Srr ir iiil ( ) i;.„ll,„ll (I) I ' islul Marksman if Sailor (iiiiil coiiiiircinlit Inincdis the Navy ralli. ' r lliaii Ih.- rm Kn-ine.rs mi-lil have reeeive.l ihis al.le odi.-.-r. n.siiles his Um. Iom-s olsoee.-r ami skatin-r. Jim iia.l a j, ' r.al inl.r.sl in sol iiif; the theories of tactics. His .heeiliil alliln.l. ' ami IricmllN interest combined ilh .■.iinplil. ' iinsellishiiess rated him high with both leinmis ami classmates. His thoroughness, soldierly bearing, and gentlemanly conduct will make him the kind of officer from whom the Academy gains its reputa- tion. Scrgvant (2) I ' irst Sergpaitl (I) Succpr {1-3-2) umfrals (4) 265 W 1I,M V l l. RENCE BIBBY Senatorut,. Vt. -Biir GAKLAND CUZORTE BLACK, JR. Congressional, 3rd, N. J. Bill came to the aeademy willi a deliiiile knowledge of what he wanted. From an " on tiie ball " plebe he became a hard hut fair upperclassman. Yet, Bill ' s good hnmor and ever readiness to indulge in a good " rat-race " made him well-liked. His love of the Army and devotion to (hit) will make him a valuable man in any branch of the service. Gary ' s ready smile and good nature have made him an excellent companion for both work and pla . His ability as an athlete was overshadowed onl h his ability to average better than 2.6 on " drags. " Perhaps his lavishness with portraits of himself — exact number unknown — had s(miething to do with the latter. Trim and militarv, he was still " one of the bovs. " Sergeant (2) Sergeant (2) First Sergeant (1) Lieiaenani (1) Track (3) Soccer Rifle (f) . umeraU ( U o 1 J().N .S MO 1() M; HI, NK (; )N(,RK--i )v i. Kr. lr)Mf ) " Lcnr nwmysD carlton blatt, jr. Senatoriai,, Ariz. " Kay " K.-m ' s iii.lii. ' lion inlo W .-si I ' oinI Ix ' ra,, tlir ivali .alioii of liis life ' s aiiiliilioii W isl I ' oiiil training ami ir { orps wings. Alllioiigli he always has a good-iialuicd grip to relieve llie tension of nn situation, lie |ui(kl settles doun to perform uliate er task nia lie assigm-d liim. F.fTieient. loNal. liard- Norking. el Jun-loN ing these tpialiti.-s will make I.em outstanding l«.tli a an ollicer and a irenllenian. KntlMi ia-l. humorist, athlete, idealist, this son of rizona l.roughl his su of life to us. West Point did not change him. From wrestling, football, and " snak- ing " at the hops he could casiK turn to serious thoughts on life anil sense of dut . The Tth (lavalrv gave Rav his taste of military life he loved it in June the rmored Force gels him as a tanker. Corporal (3) ScrgcaiU (2) lAvnu-naut ( ) lliilKiliiiii Adjutant l ,r ili„u ( t-3-2-1) „n,rmh (4) l,n„r •• ■• (3-1) i„„ih„ii I ;-! ' ) limr,„l ( ) yi.,„„fir.,n, (! ' ) Jluuitzrr H -i n- i-ntal Track (4-3) Choir (4) Rifle Expert ■ (1-3) Sergeant (2) Staff Sergeant (1) Football (4) Basketball (4) Lacrosse (-1) C-olJ (4) .itilrr l r,,r sciitatiie {2-1) ,i,l,-t Concert Orchestra (4) Fishing Club (2-1) Ski Club (4) Squash Club {1) Plebe Smoker (4) Hijle Sharpshooter Marhinr Can Marksman Lu distinguished himself hen ' and ill amaze otliers later with his efficieiiev and la -k l fear lor work. Naturally " liivey, " he never eeased to do his hest. Lu never cared for " the wimmen " but spent his time win- ning friends and endearing himself with his amieability, even temperament and inclination for being a good " wife. " LE VERNE EDWIN BLOUNT At Large " Lu " L RK MAYO BOATNER. Ill Congressional, 2nd, La. " Mark " Cosmopolitan in abilities as in his travels. Mark is dis- tinguished for versatilitv. His inquiring mind and varied experiences, enabling him to speak fluently on a host of subjects from skiing to archaeology, have given him mature poise. This, with his genuine humor and calm sense of responsibilitv, will assuredly make him a j)osi- tive addition to whatever unit he may join. )LKLLKN DKMS BOM.KK Senatorial. Kans. " Q. or ALEWNDKR RLSSELl. BOIJ.ING, JK. At Large " Bud " His stock n ' ])l to requests " Sure. 1 uill do il " ma everyone like liiiii. To a(eoin|iaii liini a lo In strange tales ol Kansas farm lilV. I ul lor a sell-nam " son of the soil " he dragged " pro " hexon d preeedei He excelled at handball, tennis, football, laiigiiii academics, and being the perleel " nniIc " if onh did not snore! Charaeler and diligem-e will gi e h success. Serjeant (2 Ski Club Assistant Football Manager Rifle Sluirpsh Pistol Sharpsht Hawaii, maker of muoiU and weaver of spells, outdid lier-eH On tlii " arm hrat. " Moods make the man. and Ihid has mure ihaii enough. Extrovert, comedian, jazz enthusiast, deep thinker, and steadfast friend — he is all this and more. (Int of these contradictory elements has emerged a man wliosi ' aliilil . |iersonalit . and drive him slraish .he top Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (Z) Foiillmll (,i-3-2) Laerosse (4-3-1) Major " 4- ( ) Dialerlie Society (4-3-2-1) Humlre.llh Mglit Show (4-3-1) Camp Illumination (3) Finance Committee (I) Rifle Expert Pistol Stiarpsltooter 269 JOHNBUCII WW HoM Congressional, 1st, Ioh a ' Banker " ANDREW BORESKE, JR. Congressional. 3tTH, Pa. " Bounce " From the Beta house of Illinois. John eanie to West Point with a spirit of tolerance for others, which made his life here very easy — even where the T.D. was con- cerned. Upon graduation the " Banker, " who, despite the plebe system, maintained his dignity for three vears. leaves behind a " wife " — grateful for his friend- ship — and begins anew to make another wife happy. Beast Barracks and academics were all just eas -come daily activities for him, and Bouncy took them in his stride. Finding academics easy, he always had time to read magazines and write Idlers. His congeniality and pleasing personalit made him one of the best-liked men in his company and a perfect wile. His abilit to fly will be an asset to the Air Corps and we know he will " keep " em flying. " Sergeant {2) Sergeant (i) Tennis {4-3-2-1) Chimer (4) Numerals (4) Rifle Export Minur " A ' - (3-1) a o 270 ' .) )( ' , llic Pciifruiir " lie is soiiiclimcs called. Imiic is Miill like an iiiverleil | M ' aini l willi liniad shoulders m.l size 1:5 le.-t. s -...nl-nal nred as lliev emn. ' . he is all or the ir Corps and earns otil lor ih. ' Cornniand noleh on the fl ing rings, Krne is big, eheerrul. harndess and an all-around man. ho never was one to orr ahoiil an thing. When e er oiie else was in a hurr . he look it ea.sy and iisually eaine out on lo|.. V " goal " li prei ' erenee. academies neser l.olhere.l him. Bo was alw ax s e.,uall rea.lx lor a last game ol handhall. or a (]iiiel evening al home with •k and ha|i|i landings to a the red eoml..rt.-r. H. ' st cute Sergeaiil (2-1) Gym {4-3-2-1} Minor " A ' - ( ) Monogram (3) Class . umerals (4) Football (4) Track (4-3-1) Radio Club (4-3-2-1) .anuTu Club (4-3-2-1) Rijh E porl Ser ieonl (I) Ski Clab (2-n Hiiii,ln;llli Mfihl Show (2-1) rishiiia Clab ( ) 271 SergeanI (2-I) Gift Commiltee Football (4) Basketball (4) Academic Coach (2) Squash Club Fishing Club Pisliil Sh(n shci(itcr Chum hit West Point with a al(li smile iti oni- pocket and a " dog-ticket " in the oilier. Thai he was not high ranking or even a star man — thougli he could have been both — is to his cretlit. Everything in moderation was his theme. A good athlete and a gentleman, he is bound to fulfill the aim of West Point — a finely balanced officer. JAMES ALFKKI) BOW KU Congressional, (itii, Rans. " Chum " ALBERT JOHN BOWLEY At Large " John " When was a hop a hop without John BowlevV An all- around eadei, John " dragged " constantly from yearling sununer on. sang in the Choir for three years, played varsil hask.-lhall. and was a definite " hive " in a. a- demics. " S|)oonN, " though seemingly indiflereni at times, he was a follower of the old " M " Co. traditions. John decided he liked flying: he will soon have his wings. I ' UKEMAN W ATF: BOWI.K . IK Congressional, Vt. " Free " Fm- conies IVoni an M line of s..l.li.rs. in uliosc luol- sl.ps il has Ion;. ' lM-,n Ills aniLillon I., lollop. One nrr.l ImxIi ill ara.lriiii. ' s ami in l.-liou slii| . l linio aca.li ' inics .am.- hani I.. I.iiii. I.nt as a liirnil u-,u-.,;- lail.-.l. Ilnv is a man «lio lan lie cinmli-ii on lor an lliiiif; al aii (iiiic. Joe. a Hiookl ri Irislniiaii. lias an even temper ami |p| ' asanl disposil ion NJiieli enables him to take ever - tiling in stride. When (he Veademic Department was not emploviiii; ,|oe ' lime, the track team claimed his spare moments. The (adem has implanted Joe ' s own ideals deepi ' r into his heart. L nder any circumstances he will alwa s hi- a redil lo the Corps and the Para- troops. Corporal (3) Sergeant ( ) Sergeant ( ) Track- (4-3-2) Siiimmin i (1-3) C-Squad Cmrh (3) Cross Cmiiitrv ( 1-3-2) Painter (2) Catholic CUaprI U vv,; Krailer (2) Bill .a. Corps I ' l lif.-at 1 1 his lliin Air Cor li. ' lour.. W ILM M IIAKOM) BKABSON. .)|{. CONCRESSION 1.. 7TII. Olllo ' ■mil- lo W.sl I ' oiiii Iro.ii tin- ranks ol lli.- Air II of Ihr i.lrals ami lli,- uaNs of liis liraii.ii. His • A.adrniN .li(l.r( lake on a lull iTicanin uiilil ai-. s ui liis anihilions were realized iu tlie IS irainin ; program — and — most important — li.e " (;irl of his Dreams. " JOHN STANLEY BIM I ) Senatorial. Mass. " Jack " Confronlinplhe hardships of eaiiel lil,.ui(h thai happ - f. ' o.|uckx allitn.le .-onimoii 1., all f;,,.,,] Irishmen. Jaek nr ,■,■ .p.aile.l un,l..r ll.e strain of a slorrnx plehe v.-ar. lU diiifrenl application i,, his studies and duties hi:- da s at the eadem have he,-n su,-.vssful and happ ones. true gentleman. Jaek lias Ii. mi kirnlness toward others and a rapacity lor hard work hich promises a bright future. (:i,r C.lul, (4-3) HumlnMi Miihl Slt,„r (t) Hockey (I) Rifle (1) Rifle Exprri Pistol M,uhsm„n Machine Citii (,uiiiiri Icu o i ( 274 W ILLIAM JASPER BFIAKP Honor School " Satch " pair 111 ' iiii|)i )|»cilN sliiiit-d sliocs, a ua willi Soullicrn and aiikfc wdincii. and an indifl ' ereiicc toward liisloiN and clH-iiiisliN id.iilii " Sateh. " Liglil-licarl. ' d in |da . liul sincere and d( ' |icndalil( ' in sork. In- lias won in- nuni.-rald.- Iri.nds in ll.c Corps. In .l.nu- il will 1..- Usinav ' s loss and llic ir ( ioriis " " lain. ' Mnsl iMcaus,- JN-rsliin- lid il ulicn In- was a cadet is no reason wc slionld " l |)i(ies Kolo ' s individuality which was nol dampened l) llie discipline and routine of West I ' oiiii. (ioing his own way quietly and efficiently, lie was. neverllieless, well liked by all who knew him. natural engineer, not afraid to tackle any problem facing him, Kolo can be depended upon to get any job done correclh and al llic proper time. fcute Sergeant ( ) Sergeant (1) Rifle Expert Wrestling (4-3) Pistol farlisiiKiii Rifle (4) :hi,w (;,,„ r„rks,n,ul Cuaeli (4-3) Pistol Sliiir islionK Rifle Expert Lft e 1 111 djA " X CULLEN ALBERT BRANNON, JR. Senatorial, Ga. " Cullen " " A real friend " — almost any man in the class can say this of Cullen. His policy — to get along with everyone and to meet squarely any situation that faces him — has made for him a reputation in the Corps which is sure to follow him throughout the Army, and especially the Air Corps. We all are proud of this son of Georgia. Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (i) Dialectic Society (4-3-1) Camera Club {3-2-1) Radio Club (4-3-2-1) President, Radio Club (I) Fishing Club (I) Pistol SharpshniiiiT Rijlr Hx,,rr, ( la o 276 I WIl s l I M)I |{ lilil ( M.KH-.-.I(IN M , I [II ». ( K I 1)1 1. KLOTZ BKIKK At Large " Jake- ' I ' IicomIn lliiii . ' wliicli coiiIiI ilrii : .liiniiiii ' a Na lioiii llir latest issue ol ' the I ' ast was a liridgc game or a trip In Boodlers. Despite a|)|iarenl academic indifference, tiie grades invarial)l siiowed .Mm ranking his plugging wives. Always eiieerfiil ami fun l(i ing, ,lim ' s spare time was divided among tiridge. riding ' , and dragging. RemarkaljK resomcefuL he is what our rniv needs. 1 Peace Jake uas con erle(l In a hiiiid failh in ihe |.lehe s stem earl immedialcK after liecoming a earhng to he ' acl. Mliiougii he kepi ihe « iieels of miHtary luunniing while at Ihe a.a lem . he d,-monslrale l that he .ould ivlax as u.-ll as an one . ' Ise on ue.k-end leaves ami tri| s. s far as his army career is concerned, he will not have to maintain standards as high as he has set for in order to he successful. Svrgi ' unt {I) llinuln-illli Mfilil Shoiv {4) Cimrm Club {4-3-2) Sergeant (2) Track (3) Polo i4-3.2) Water Carnhnl Commiller (3) Camera Cluh WILLIAM PAUL BRIERTY Congressional. 8th. Io " " Wild Bill- HEBER CO i; AN BRILL Congressional, 2nd, Maine The adage " If you want sometliing well done, do it yourself " should be changed to " get Bill Brierty. " Hard working and intense. Bill consistently puts his all into whatever he does, lie ii aililttirs. academics, or flying. With flying in our cwirii ulimi lh ' Infantry loses Bill. By his incessant zeal and hard «(iik Hill «ill alwavs be one of our outstanding classnialcs. A reflection of his own New England home, Gus is aihnircd for his liard-headed common sense. A con- sciiiiiidiis anil dependable worker, Gus can be counted upon to give his utmost. You can find him at lionie any- where — within his books, around some lampfire. or among his friends, who will ahva s lo e him fur liiiiig just himself. Sergeant (2) Lieutenant Track (4-3) Crosf -Coiintry {1-3) Boxing (2) umcrah (4) Cmum Club (1-3-2-1) Shi Club (4-3) Crest Cummittee (4) Ring Committee {3-2-1) Hundredth ight Show (2) Hochy{l) Radio Club (3) Debating Society {3) Honor Committee {1) Pistol Expert ( 1 !U 10 278 lOIIN Ml l( Ml iiliODI UK K LEO COOl ' EK BROOK. ' - Congressional, Ariz. " Beetv " " " l,cl " s lr to p ' l aloiifr. " " .lork.. . uns: ari.l -.1 al-.ti- Ik- ,I.Hs. allli..nf;h Jusl har.lx »li.rv a a.l,nu. a v run- ,rv,u; . His S.I.S.- ut hnnior an.l a.nlal.l. ' tialu.v liaxr mailf him a ;i»k1 hiIc. Mr ]pla s hard ulicii il i n.-.TSsai-N . Tli..uf. ' l. " uash.-.l ..iil " u,„r. h,- n,-1 ,lna.iis of (Is ill " a -inirk " as liis l.r..(lirr liill ,ln,s. Inilwaik of slicii ;lli anil cliaraclt ' r - a man wlio can i;i-l tilings pflicieiill -l i|iiicll doiH ' . Siirli a man is IWly Brooks. Tauj:lil l.x Lis latlnr ill. ' prinriples of lisci|ilini ' anil rni wavs. llic " s slcm " nrvcr IidiIktimI liini. II. ' «...ks iianl an.! .I.iiian.is liar.i u..ik IV..ni .)llicis. ( )IT .liil 11. ' is as pleasant a gt ' nllcinaii an.l as stami.li a I ' ri. ' ii.l as von will find. 1 fcate Scr ieani ( ) Ski Cluh ( ;) (I •; Curninil Cnmmilti-r (. ) Sfrgeant [2) Lictcnan, (I) lihif! Committer (2-1) I ' islnl Mitrksmun KiJIr Sliari slwot -r Mmlun, ' Cm f-irsl Chss Cunn Corporal (3) Sergeant (2-1) Smier il-i-2) unu ' ,ah {I) Minor ' ■ 4 {3-2) Liuro ' sc (l-i-2 1) umeriils ( ) lIo,k s (1) nm,,„l-. (;■ ,l,„ l,n, i ( „mp lll„n„ii,ili.,ii i DHlleilli „,l l U h I up-PresKl, III (I) I i.hinu (liih R.JI, 1 ,, ' " natural lu.m..rist Bn.unir lias .nh Ham. .1 u all uilli liis nuick il and oiiinipirsitil smile. Vcadeinics ' . ' ' N..lliin- to th.m. Sixnts. " lie |.la .-.l lluiii all. His presence enhanced " Color Lines " and " Hundredth Night " shows. His versatilit . helj. fulness, and " B.S. ' ' made him a hright spot in our Uses. I ' lie ir Corps takes him nnder its wings and leaves ns with a spot hard to fill. ALSTON LAW BROV N Congressional, 38th, N. Y. " Broiinie " - I I CHEN OLIVER BROW N Senatoriai,, Iowa " Sfece " We will remeniher Steve for his calm reserve, his natural leadersliii). and his dee|) loyalty. Although generally hreaking e en uith the academic department, his love of the out-ol-doors prompted him to lind time to broaden his mind on his favorite subject, guerrilla war- fare. He leaves us the picture of what " West Pointer " signifies. The armv gains another fine officer and we lose a great roommate. i i [IIOMAS III NTIN(;T()N bkown CoN(;ilKSSIONU., l.iTii, N. V. " Brwaii, " JAMES EDW ARI) BROWNING CONCRESSIONAI., IST, ArK. " Jim " Sportiri;;. rli)s(-(i( |i|icil dark hair. Iirouu o cs, and a well-liiiilt |ili si(|iic. TorTinn lon-si-r maintains liis dfhonairc air Tarlical I )(| arlrri.iil nolw illistandin r. Willin- t„ |,.„d a han.l. hul .v.r rcadN 1.. r.-lax. his infinilc aricl " I |i)rii ' s and songs makes coniicnial conipanionsliip. Posilive and self-assi-rti i-. lie con- sidered academies sonietliing to be qnickl karmd and easih lorgotten. ii " rmN Mrat " slio uill (1 In-h! (llialitif; at ine(Iicienc and slo|)pine8s. seeing the sunnv, InniiN side; possessing a fierce determination to do his hest. (|iiietly and efficientl} ; Jim has successfully laced the vicissitudes of three years of cadet life and emerged admirably fitted for Army life. Steady and rational, possessing an inquiring " vli ■.• ' ■■: his licad down and feet-pumping tenacity will carr him through n opposition, no mailer «iiat the oilds. fcaee Srrgcaiit (I) Color Line (4-3) lli.n.lndth Mghl Show (4-3-1) -irademic Coach (3-2-1) Fencing (3) Dance Orchestra (4-3) Sergeant (2) Master Sergeant (1) Regimental Sergeant Mojo Golf (4-3) S,iiiash Club (2-1) Presiilenl (1) Camera Club (2-1) OLIVER BOONE BLCHER. Senatorial, Va. GEORGE GORDON BL GG Congressional, 5th, Ala. Buzz i a quiet irginian who is never given to mincing words, yet you know wlien he sa) s a tiling, lie means it. He is all on the level, all wool, and a a aril wide. He never asks more of the oilier men than he does of him- self. This latter quality will make liini well Hked in the service. Corporal (3) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (1) Football (4-3) Baseball {4-1) Boxing {4-2-1) Camera Club (4-3-2-1) Ski Club (2-1) Academic Coach (2) Rifle Expert I ' i slot Expert Marliific (.un Marksman Not quite understanding inner mechanisms " of tli proficient at using both t the ■•hidil.-n workings and French language and (juilc e " red-death " in ihe secliun room and the " red-boy " in barracks, this shy, quiet Alabaman leaves us for the Infantry. But George has earned a special place forever in our hearts because of his friendliness, generosity, and helpfulness. This army will hear more of George before long and we wish him the best of luck in everything. Sergeant (1) Pistol Team (2) Pistol Expert Rifle Expert C zu o 282 ALLEN MITCHELL BUKDEl I, JIL Senatorial, C, . " Al " EDWARD BURKE BURDETT Congressional, 2nd, Tenn. " Ed " Lcadiiif; llic " M " Company ralddc for llircc years, keeping friends, and still making IJiristmas leave is an impossible job for anyone but Al. Juggling poopsheets expert ly, he master-minded his eompatriots suecess- fiilly through the tribulations of old " 44. His ease in making friends, level-headedness and uncompromising sense of duty seem to indicate stars on his shoulders in the future. A soulheni gentleman of the old school. Ed " s quiet, unobtrusive liabits and polished manners gave little indication of liis prowess in the boxing ring. Always " on the ball " ' but never obnoxiously so, he was one of the best-liked men in his class. If an army career and mint juleps can be combined, Kd will swing it with plenty to spare. CMC ' iildi Ser leant (2) Captain (I) iliuii Ciimmander Suimnunn (4-3) Track (4) Dialvclic Society S.S Manaaer (2-1) HiJIo Expert Sergeant (2) Captain (I) Brigade Adjutant Boxing ( 1-3-2- n Minor " A- (3) umerah ( ) Sunday School Te Academic Coach (4) :her (2-1) 283 Sergeant (2-1) Minor " A " (i) Numerals (4) Monogram (3) Conrrrl Orchestra (4) Minlrl lirphne C.luh (3-2-1) Sol ' t-spokeii. with a caliiiiifss and scrcnilx reminiscent of liis native Arkansas. alt and his tlnee ambitions — wurncn. airplanes, and an Armv career — went through West Point. " Draggoitl " week-ends, liangar flying weeks, and snper-mi]ilar between times — that was Wah and West Point, keep " em flying. Uaddy! WALTER NEAL BURNETTE, JR. Congressional, 1st, Ark. MLLIAM HUNTER BURNS 1 1 1 Senatorial. Mich. " Bill " Tlie social whirl has Bill as its vortex, hut d. ' spite his " affairs de rainour " . Bill has made no entangling alliances, as ■Net. The pride of Blissfield ' s charming manners and willing smile make friends for him easily. Energetic, industrious, suave, debonaire — a wolf with the women, but a man ' s man — Bill has chosen a man ' s branch, the Air Corps. •;i) Mil) Rl KK. II KOBEKI ' KMMI.r HI KKOWS. JR. CoN(;i(Kssr )N vr,. .)Tii. W vsii. NefPs is a .lix.rsr I.mI u.ll-l,alari -. ' .l |Mr ..iialil v . Ili |plan.ll i.loalisli,. allilu.lr l-.uanl ih.- la.li.- 1- nialrh,.! oiilv l.v Ills lirni ImII.I in ihc I ' IcIm. Ss l,-m. lie lia- sliowii amazing powers iil roiiccniralion |p sliaiHaslK slu.lying while his r.M.ninial.- lai.l .l..un ,rMll.-.s ,il,al harrag.-s. Nr.l is a ,l.l,r.ni„.J u.,rk,r. v.l ..,„■ «h.. never misses a eliane lu join a general " Iree-ror-all. " While hi ela-niate- hon.- l stars or ■ ' mak.-. " hob hull, (I " I iirlo ■ ami " gradnation. " He spent more lime in the hhrarx and Boodlers than with his books, but lill .pialilie,! lor liie Kngineers while iielping others rnak. ' ih.- !nlanlr . His greatest obslaeles were C. E., swimming, and sjieeing the Hngle Notes, but he sur- monnt.-.l them jnst as ii.- will all the others he en- cate Sergeant (2) Lieulenant (1) SiiikIuv Srli,i„l Traclter (2-1) Hijle Expvn ,,„lrmi, Cmrh (1-3-2-1) Inm,, lllnminotion (3) n,imln;llh Ulu Show (4) li.Jlr l:.i.r„ 285 JOHN FRANCIS BUYERS At Large " John " ERNEST ARTHUR BUZALSKI Congressional, 10th, Mich. Coiilidencc in liiinself — the one coininondahlf inark ol ' a leader — plus a broad and capable mind developed in such notable institutions as the University of Illinois, the S.A.E. " s and the " Beau ' s " account for John ' s stars as well as the proficiency of several others. What ac- counts for his generosity, constant cheerfulness, love of a good time, good books, good music, good food, and innumerable friends is immaterial. Kveu the high standards of West Point have been un- able to add anything to Buzz ' s already highly analytic and systematic mind. Any undertaking yvas carefully thought out before he made an effort to do it. Any un- usual occurrence was not a surprise to him, and an immediate and premeditated action was taken, ' es. Buzz has the qualities jiresent in any good general. Sergeant (2) StaJ] ' Sergeant (1) Stars {t-3-2) I ' liiiiler (■ ) Foulhall Manager {3) ' .quip, lent Manager (2) Camp Illui (3) Honor Committee (1) Rijie Expert Sergeant {2-1) Soccer (3-2) Academic Coach (4) Concert Orchestra Member (1-3) Librarian Concert Orchestra (2-1) 286 JAMES WEBSTKK CAIN (a)Ngressi )n VI.. ' )rii. (iv. II II I 1l( MM! ( l N N D.STUICTOF COI.IMBIA -iiiir- .liiiiiiiir cuini ' lo us I ' rurn llic small I mi of Hiilurii. Georgia, ll is posslbl his soutliern hfrilagc llial di ' - vclopcd his jovial outlook on life. Uis cooIik ' ss and I iu(lf;rncnl mi am siliialion, regardless of its tiiagnilii(l ' . will he ns[M(l(il lis liis subordinates and admired li his assoeiales. and his liiiirK liiimor will nla main a tense situation. ••.Iuda ri|. " laughs ihll as he runs lor ass,iiihl . Always gelling a " grind " out of the system, he demonstrated his seriousness on the football and lacrosse fields. All (ll IJill ' s actions are dumiualcd h a clear sense of duly and a still clearer c(nicc].lioii cd a workable religion. Ilandsom.- hiil d.liiiilcl no ladies " man. he will he a catch for aii good hraiich and any beautiful girl. Corporal (3) Curporal [3) Sergeant (2-1) Sergeant (2) I ' istol Exfurl Captain ( ) liijle K.xpert Hegimenlal Suppiv O J, Marliin Cm Marh man I.mnisse (t-S) Fuolball (1-2) Honor Committee (i) Pistol Sharpshooter Rifle Expert 287 Sergeant (!) Academic Coach {3-2-1) Football (4) Handball (3-2-1) Captain {!) Dialectic Society (4-3-2-1) Chess Club (4-3-2-1) Secretary-Manager (2) President (1) Pointer (3-2-1) Columnist (I) lliimlrr.ilh Miihl Shoiv (1) lii lc Sltiiri shooter I ' islol SItdriishniiler Annoyed by scientific siilijccls. (ieor c maintained star averages in the ciiltinal ones, ilc was in ineibleon the handball court and over the chessboard. His wish to conceal his strict sense of dnty and love of " la vie niililaire " was not always successfni. When this sturdy na junior left Stanford and California skies to enter West Point, the Arniv gained a real soldier. GEORGE THOMAS CAMl ' HKIL. Ili. Congressional, 6th. Vv. " G. T. " 1{( IBKKT HANSEN (. l I ' lit National Giard, Utah A t |)ical rni brat. Bob has friends cvcr li( abililN lo gel things done without a great dc; together with his conscientiousness has carric long wa as a cadel and will coiiliiiuc lo a(l ; as an oflicer. As a friend there could he no ti for his sinceritN makes such ties fast l SUN .I 1KS(; NMN(;. JK. ' ■«, Jim " ;k()K(;k (ioKDON cantlay, jr. National Guard, Hawaii Wlial Nvoul.l I ' -l (:.,ni|.anN Ur lik. ' uilli..ul hif; .liin.- ' Yrssir. Ihal KaN.I.-l looks as if lir is -..in;; |.la -. . |{.-in- ilili ciil iii his slinlics anil oiiM ' ii ' iiliinis in liis iluli ' s. Ill ' has a |iri)iiiisiii laircr alirail ol liirn ni llir rrn . Jim is a p)oil niiMT uilli a .iicrrnl smile lur i ii ..nr anil a .lixir sens, ' ul hnnn.r. Ti. l.r liis Iniinl is an imrorgrllal)lc [ilrasiirc. This (liM.lcil si.n I.I ihi- islamls brought with him a [.filril aniiiliilr fur ihr solemn gray of West Point — he cnaliil iiis own alniusphere of blue skies and sunny heaihi-s. illi lasr iir gairieil notice as both a " hive " ' ami an athl.le. Ml his Iri.nils except the " Batt " iJoaril knew ami respiileil his trademark: a cheery song and a livel laugh. ca Golf (1.3) Rmlin Cluh ( ) Pistol Sluiritsluiolrr S.rgr,,,,, (2) Stajf Scrficanl ( ) Brigmle Color Srrfiro Lacrossrd) un,rr,.ls it) Soccer ( 1-3-2) Minor ■■(■■ (3-2) iSumerals (i) Rifle Expert Pistol Expert LI I VKLES W ILLIAM C KS(). , JR. Senatorial, Okla. " Jerf " HAMLET ROBINSON CARTER, JR. Congressional, 21st, Pa. " Ham " Oklalioma sent us lliis boy wilh llir gleaming rod iiair and ready smile. He entered as a woman-hater, but, oh!— he now seems lo have a weakness for femmes — blon.les. hninettes. and even red-beads. Red is coni- forlahly " hive , " works hard and fast, and does a good job. He is never satisfied with his results if there is room for improvement. So, an " On to Victory " for " Rojo. " Ham was " the plebe " of old L Co. Tenacious as a hull- dog, no problem could conquer him, not even the Math Department. Although very athletic, he was too much of a " Sack-hound " to display bis abilities on ihe placing field. His powers of observation and teelmiqiic with femmes make him outstanding in an crowd. Ham will do well in any branch. Sergeant (2-1) Football (4) Numerals Wreslting (4) Numerals Camera Club (3-2-1) Rijle Expert Sergeant (2-1) Pistol Sharpshooter Rifle Expert U X O ' - 290 BIm [ViM1N BI ' (.KLKS( s .11 Hi. Honor School " Ben " Wlul u-r ir.s a " ficc-for-all " or a III iiiil ■■ihiv ' yn oICt. r- 11 is oiii- mail. His iiil ' i III INS uiii li. Ii iir lrif;H;. il. and i;ciiiiiiic, riiciidliiicss him a slaii.l out in any crowd. Tlie Major " A " and Gold Slar lie now wears on his chest will soon be replaced by a pair ul silver wings, giving the Air Corps anollier imlnalaiplc father and son combination. I) II) SMirii CIIAMBEKLAIN Army " Dave " Tlic iiard NNork thai l.rnuKl.l Dave lo W osl Point from llie regular Army has madr liim one of the Academy ' s liighest ranking mm. Tor 1 m) ears Dave missed wear- ing stars because iie sacrificed his own study time to coach others. A few men owe their careers here to Dave. Si ill a " slar man " in more ways than one, we give iidre and the Engineers a real man. Corpon,! (3) Srrfiran, (2) ( ) Hnllnlidn CnniiiKindcr T,a,h (l.:i.-2.l) M„,,„ ■■ I- (:i-l) nmrn,ls (J) -,.v», . 1-3) ,„n rals ( ) Class (mar {3) ll ,i Cnmmiltcr l.3-2-l ) Corporal (3) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (7) Sunilav Srito,,! T Track- (I) Baskelball (I) Rifle Expert (3) Sergeant (2-1) Basketball (4-3) Tennis (4-1) Camcn, Club (3-2-1) Rifle Expert Although Pete just missed wearing stars, he eonsistenth ranked near the top ! his class. Being quick to size up any problem set before him and to present a rajiid and accurate solution aided him in becoming a good athlete as well as a brilliant student. " Big Operator " I ' ele will always have " lieaueoui. ile iVii-nds " - ou jusl can not help liking liim. BOYD BLAINE CHAMBERS, JR. CoNcREssioNvi,. 1st. Ohio l ' NI 11 |(.L Ki: (_llA_M)l.i;it. JK. Senatorial, Mont. " Pappy " l ' app immedialeix im[.ressed us with his great Irish smile and his assortment of tonsorial aids. His philos- ph stennned Irom the old third battalion conception of cadet life but was combined with a depth and seriousness of thought that made him the type of indi- vidual every man wants to know as a friend. His greatest love— the Air Corps— gains another son. DAVID MAKSTON CI I .SK Co ■GRESsl ) i.. 1st. Mmnk ' ■Dan " ) »s| I ' M I ( I M ( ll l 1 n ( )N( Rh-.-.l«NM {JnD N ■Joe " Da .• l.-ll his lu.Tii.- ill Miiinc. an, I his New Engla.i.l accciil uoiiiiil ii|i in his lnnlhcr ' s olil loiiijiaiu al I siiia . Then-, iiiihk.- most .a.l.ls. hr lanix ran afoul ol lli.- ■■T.D. " ,.r a.aihniir ilrparlnuiil. hiil |hiIo,iii...I his (liilirs«ilh(|ui.lc(Ii i,n( . Hchin.l his rolh.kinj: humor, lor Nhirh his classmales know him. llirrc M.s a slroiif: sirioiis character whicli ill sir c liim m-II in his arm cart-cr. rare ihararl.r is joe. Nolliiiij; is [, inch lor liiin to ihi lor a Iriinii. liul his hkcs and dislikes are quite posi- li i- ou know how ou stand willi joe. Outspoken an.l a s.rap|Mr. Ii.- will d.lrn.l his heliels to the last siraw. Those wlio know him value his I ' riendship iiif;lil anil accept his eccentricities with a smile. I Srrgeanl (7) ,n, Mnm.or,. Snimming (.i) Kiy c SharpsliooUT icace 293 MARVIN EDW ARD GUILDS Senatorial, Nebraska " Deacon " JAMES VINCENT CHRISTY National Guard, N. Y. " Jim " Wiry, quick witted. mischievous, alert, versatile — just try to catch him off guard. Deacon is imbued with a winning way and a true Irish spirit. Unconcerned with trifles but sure to do the real job at liand. Dcac ' s files are with those who will always mean iiinst lo him — his classmates. A field soldier from the time he hit " beast barracks, " Jim aims for the Paratroopers. An old soldier from the 165th (ex- ' ' fighting 6Qth " ) Inf. and a good student from St. Johns University, he had no trouble with tactics or academics. A fighting spirit and an infallible knack of doing a job correctly form an unbeatable combina- tion for success in the hard-hitting branch he is choosing. Sergeant (1) Rifle Expert Sergeant {2-1) Rifle (3) Election Committee (2-1) Rifle Expert Pistol Sharpshooter l u o ill KOBKKT IlKKM N Cl.VUk Army " Dralws " R0BP:RT W. CLARK At Large " Boh ' ' Drahos cnlcred tin- acadi ' iiiv llir liani n al ' icr s|icii l- I in.; two N.-ais in lli,- U.-ular rniN in I ' anama. Ilo lik.-s iiothini; heller lliaii readiiif: liooks. or plasiiif; cards. but does nol lei llial iillerfere uilli liis diilies. He is iiol indifferent, inil jiisl lielie es thai. " lis wrillen in llie books. " Yes, the Air ( lorpswiil get a good man I his .Iniie. highlv iuahlied exponent of the red boy squad. Bob (iiark is al Na s «ilhng to coaeli in " How to relax and enjoy it. " His ahihl to laugh un the going is tougli- isl makes iiiin a iian(l person to have around. He holds no fear lor academies, and bis manner of attempting au tiling will he an insitiration to his subonUnates. Sergeant (2-1) Siiccer {I-3-2) - t,„w.,r„n, (2) Mmliine Cun Miuhs Hijie Marksman Pistol Sharpshooter 295 Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (I) Football (4) Lacrosse (4-3-1) Honor Committee (7) (Ainiji Illiinilniuion Committee (2) Missal Reader (2-1) Camera Club (3-2-1) Dee[)lN sin.-.Tf and n sululc in liis L.-licis. this Fonlliani Jrislnnan easily sprcail liis good Innnor aiomid West Point. Never irightencd l. llie Tailical DepailinenI, his excessive energy, love ol sj)orls. and " rat-raeing " kept liini sweating demerits. Tliis ereel oung man — never one to niin( ' words — llirougli liis aliilities will make a niclie lor liims.dl in our lulur. ' rn. . EDWARD RYAN CLEARY Congressional, N. Y ' . " Ed " FRANCIS HAROLD CLOUDM N. I K National Guard, Maine " Hat " Big Hal has never forgotten the purpose whieli hroiighl him to IIS from down-cast Maine — to hei ' ome an oflieer West roini sl le. Tough jobs gravitated to him. and lu accomplished each one better than was expected. Be hind his habitual broad grin, look for a level bead and { lo al liearl. You can bet the Ground Forces are liick Sergeant (2) Luiro ' . e (4-3-1) („n,,,l( „lw.lra (1-3- 2-1) M.ma n (2-1) tl„nd,,dll, ,iil l Slwu (• ' ) llwnun [I) „„„,„ (tub (i: -I) SI , ( l„l. [i J 1) I ' isliil Mail, -III, in ( icu ( . A JOHN lill.KI COBM. IK. (! )M;ressi(i M . Nt. kv. ■■J„l,„„v- JOHN III NK ' i ( ()( IIKW, IK. ( OX-Btf-sloN VI , }!rii, X -Johnnv " Genial. |.rank-l..x in-, an.l loval. .|..lirn.x liaci a l„,.l of IVicnds, e.spei-iall Ifmininc. Ilis iiil lioulili ' acailcnii- calK was with languages. Iml lie e eTihiali Min oul. His greatest inspiration uas the " (). .(). ' " whose iharins an- knoNMi to all his friends. No filehoner. hiil neat and niililar in appearance, we give on a Soulhirn gentleman and a good friend who will go far in the rni . Silent John ( loehran — hard worker, believer in all that is est Point, sure of himself and his ability. Plebe year he kejil his chin in: since then he ' s lived by his axiom that the best way to keep out of trouble is to mind one ' s own hiisiness. Here ' s to three years of living with a real ( iadet and a real man. Srrnrant (7) M,imi !,T Football (4-3) Camera Club {4-3-2-1) Manager Cadet Dance Orchestra (2-1) Rifle i:v,,er, risi„l l„rhsn,„n Corporal (3) Sergeant (2-1) Camera Club Rifle Expert kk(;ln i,I) kiiiki.i) ( (• Sen toriai.. I{. I. ••R ..v- HOW m) HK KRI, Ml I 1 N. JK. Senatorial. Kv. For serious debate or sparkling liimior. all liiriud to Rex. hub of congeniality. Indifferent? His preferred texts were magazines, but with his natural brilliance he drove first sections in " Fri g. ' " " Spie. " and " Goose. " His dead-e e with both sling-shot and water-bag made him ring-master ofcNcrx rat-race, but with bis philo- sophical attitude lie is prcjiared for more dilbcult and serious ad en lures in the future. Despite his de til n lo wild jive. Haure is serious and conscientious about the business of becoming a |iro- fessional soldier. He has his moments of c lrcmc doubt about the utilitv of the sNstcm. but his ju.lgm. ' nt and balance alwax rui. ' Iii li.ad. W . " 11 se.- him ten ear hence, a soldier in (he West Point mould. Si ' r flea 11 1 (l) S Tiii-(iiit (! ' ) Cu.lri (:ii„i ,l Chuir ii.3) U.-uWnanl ( ) Ski Cluh Clwir {i.3.2-1) Fhhing Cluh llonilzrr (3) Academic Coach l,,rn,.sr ( M ' - ) Rifle K.xpcrl Mum. r, i2.I) 1 1,1,1,1, r.llh Mflhl Sl,„ {l-3) ( U o u CALKB ALLEN COLK CoPiCHKSSIONM,. 3ltl). M K. ■Car HKSTON CHARLES COLE Senatorial, N. J. " Tony- Cal a Main.- man ulio.ll,ln " l knou llir " Si, -in S..n " " — |.n-[ |H ' .l r..r |.l.l..- a.a.l.-mi.s aii.l llH-rrallrr jiisl hi rial lire lake ils comsc. I lis l iii . sln h s. ' ssions «cn ' even l.ss riv,|ii,ril Ihari ill.- lirn.-s h.- Iiad l..slia .-. On.- n.- ,T lia.l anv In.nl.lc .-lliii aLui- n ill. Cal. -...mI .lis|...si- lion has ina.l.- inanx IVi.-ii.ls I. |- him an.l uiil ..Milimi.- r.)ii is an r,nf;ini-.-i- hial hnl far fron Halan.in- his a.-a.l.-nii.- ,l.-f,-.-ls is a ran- .: |iiin.i|.l.-s . ra W .-si l ' ..inl.T. I la[(|) -g.i-li ihr.-i- i-ars h.- " snaki-.l as mnch as he s.)nii-li.) N .-xa.l.-il all allachin.-nls. He « ..IsiK.-ruiniis. ■volion I.) the -kv. Ik- knows is t.. smil.-. In Iragtjt-.l. " linl I wear a jiair caee lliinilndlli Mfilil Sliitir ( l-.S-l) Srrfirnnl (2-1) Football (4-3-2) Numerals (4) Monogram (3-2) Baseball (4-3-2) umrrals (4) h,n„on,m (3) H„xina (4) Camera Club (3-2) Rifle Expert " Yi)u big. smirking man liall! W ' licrc arc on from. mister? " " Gallion, Alabama, sir. " " How many people tbere, (lumeroty ' " " Two now, sir. " Tliis was not exactly tbe case, but it does give an idea of tbe character of tbis son of tbe deep south. Rip ' s wide friendly grin, bis straight look, and his never- lailing ndiability make him a man sell-uorlh knowing when the going gets tough. JOHN WALTER COLLINS, III Congressional, 6th, Ala. " Rip " DAVID BALD IN CONAH I ) SENATORr L. Mich. " Dare " " Let ' s come to attention back tlu-if. " ( )n (lul l)a e demanded and attained only the best results. At ease, bis willingness to rat race and bis sparkling wit mad ' liim counllcss friends. From a background of college and the Kegular Arm . D.B. was equally proficient at reciting at a front board in the first section or driving the company. A true son of the Corps. Skn t )ui i, N. Me . EDWAKI) II M)N ( ONNOK. Ill Conor KssioNAi,, 3ri , Kansas hVon l,-lrishs m..lN.-« !rxi.„. |{„u ,„„nl.nMl Fro;;. English, anil S|(i - in I urn. )||i.i is Kog sailed along a.a.l.rni.s as I,.- .li.l in his B-T. A binl- i-IIk-Icss ki| l his led on (lie ;:i Mnil. Ili . sc. cahnni ' ss and ui-JI halamcd huniiir led )ver (lie " T.D. " " aii l «ill a.rN him lar as S( ' rriirl nian.Kogn, coiinnon scr liin. «. u■U in Ih. ' rrnN ll was («nl lillin;. ' ihal Tid should conic lo ihis institu- lion lMcau c he ua- horn and raised in ihc rmy. One can ncxcr find llii ha|i|p -;:oduck Irishman williout a nnlc on hi- lace: iio c cr. ids Iroul.lc uilii the Knglish dc|)arlmenl ni ' cessi lalcd hard work. therch cnrlaiiing his e lraeurricnlar aclixilies. Jlis perseverance will carr him lar in ihe Air Corps. Srriiralll (I) Ciilrl Dam.Onlwslnl (:i-2-l) Sergeant (2-1) Ski Club (3-2-1) Hnmllmll Clnl, l ' isi„l Sl,„ri: l,„„l. LEO EUGENE CONWAY Congressional, 35th, N. Y. ' ' Ciinnie " CLIFFORD CHARLES CORNELL. JR. Congressional, 10th, Ohio -cn r Connie — firm, relontless and unwavering in tlie more serious things of HIV — was none the less able to be one of the bovs. Fond of bridge, " dragging. " and the " Boodlers, " Connie got the maximum enjo inent out of his stav at West Point. Even-tempered and easy to get along with, Connie will be more than successful as an Air Corp s officer. Fore for tlie Buick convertible and a pair of silver wings — it ' s " Boots and Breeches " himself. Taking academic siibjeits. woman troubles, and all in his stride, he has saileil Ihruuirh W . t I ' oint like an V-2(I.A through cuniulo-cirrus. Air Corps from beginning to i-nd. Cliff has emerged from three years of cadet life, well-riinippeil to begin his Armv career. Sergeant (2-1) Rinii Cummittee (i) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (i) Election Represenlatiix Pistol " A " Squad (3) RiJIe i-l) Fishing Club {!) Rijlv Expert Pistol E i Z ( ll ■III,,!,- w II. I, I i (ii{riiiN(.i() ( () I i{ Cj)N(;kkssi )n i.. 2Ttii, Pv. " liiir ]. (c as a ••l.ial- ..i l„,ul,l !„■ a .a.l.-l: ,„„ Inm.n-M-C niinoiv liom lii- " l; at iIk ' liollorri or I makr hirii Naliial)!.- I (he |M.M ru.nin.vd Uuk llial lir hanl «.,Tk (|.lus IhIi. i.. Ih h,M-i i . H. ' lur.ri | .M ,, l,rrl Mnn ' i.s aii l .li.al- lalii.T. hr ua ajuav-.llji.r u- l..| .r III. ' uorM. I ' lial " all ll.r plus .lalural alhlrli. ' aiMlilN. ulll ill I licit- Sam s Air ( !()r[)s. Corporal (.« I ' rf cant (-- ) II()tk,■ ( - ) Tf IHIi (l-J) nmrrals (I) llamlhalK l„l. {J- 1) Uo.Umu (omli (1) ( am , lllnnnnnn, n ( i) Hal,, (annial {!) H.JI, I y,, " l I ' l-lol Mnif.-, To Itill " ■|iic »oil.l " s a slagi-. " We s.v him moving |pi(liii( (|iicl across this stage — (h-Hglitl ' iil. fascinating, anil al limes, iinralhoinable: a ersalile actor, now jiiliilaiil. iio (larkl |(cn i e. His line oice made our leisure momeiUs more enjo al(le and his sturdy deter- minalion to see even the most trivial task complete has given us a standard for work " well-done. ' ' icling Sergi-aiu (2) Sergeant {2-1) Choir {-I-3.2.I) Hiuulredth Mglil Show (1-3-2-1) Pointer (2-1) Color Lines (4-3) C.lee Club (4-3-2-1) Kijle Expert Sergeant {2-1) Funtball (i) S„in„nl„fi (3.2.1) Tnicl: [3-n Ski Ctuh (1-3-2-1) Academic Coach That ncvt-r ending searrli lor " sure-fire " hair restorer and nian hours spent in tlie pool earning that minor " A " in swimming have not prevented Ernie from per- forming his duties. Although his academics suffered from his Air Corps training, he has reached his first objective and still has his congenial smile and friendly personality. ERNEST THORPE CRAGG Congressional, 4th, Conn. " Ernie- WILLIAM EDWARD CRAM I1, Congressional, 2nd, Calif. " inid Bill- Bill came to West Point from tlie Golden est — an easv going, easy to get along with classmate. Three years have failed to change him in his disregard for academics, his love for the Air Corps, and his desire to " drag pro. " His many friends in the Corps say, " Happy landings. Hill! " ;ii i{i,Ks m:o |{|) ckam (;oN(;ressi()nvi,, 2mi. W . V . " CJinrlir " ALAN FR Nt,lS CRUMP Honor School " Kojo " A inic s.Milli.rn f;fnll.-maii as nn.II as a rialural liixr. Charlie caino lo Wt-sl r mil with llic idea olplliii lli. ' inosl (lone with iiiiniimmi H il. illi lliis idea ii) mind. Charlie lias Imt.i on.- ..I lli. ' leu I.. f;el li.e roMn.l.Ml education thai so inan ol ns desire. We know llial V.M.I. , West Virginia, and West Poinl will I..- proud lo acclaim him as theirs. Uojo ' s red liair and eas going va s won the IViendsliip ol e er one N ho kn.-w him. Never ahove ihi- lin - enongli lo Ix ' a " hi e. " ' he was still a long way I ' roin heing a true goal. Neither upperclassmen nor the T.D. could dominate him. and he was ever readv to " rat-race " or hiar a good " grind. " Hojo will | roteel ns well I ' roni the Sergeant (2) Lieutenant ( ) Footlmll (I) Boxing (4) Honor Committee ( ) Sergeant (I) l restling {3) Ihwhey (I) Color Line (3) liifle Shnri sbooter l ' isl„l Murhsmnn Machine Clin Marksman ROBERT S11F:RMAN CULBERTSON Army RONALD DENNIS CULLI N Congressional, 9th, Mass. Rougli. tough, and taking a special (Iciiglit in being a " hard man, " Bob bulldogged his way through three years in the best " M.P. " fashion — reflecting his train- ing at Fort Ben Harrison. Thoroughly against the fine arts as a waste of time. he praised the sciences. The Army will find him an officer ss u, ki.u«s and understands it as only one who came up through the ranks can. A laughing Irishman — Joe is a devout (latholic and a splendid athlete. His athletic future was forecasi li liis being made plcbe lacrosse captain, and was dcslruyd b a bad kuc- lujurN ' l carling Near, in pkic- ..I his l.,sl athletics he found something our • ' lurlo " summer he loved as well, and something he would continue through- out his career. It was flving. Sergeant (2) Sergeant {2-1) olbull (4-3-2) LarnKsse {-1.3-2-1) Rifle Expert . ,imerah {!■) Hockey (. ) - iinieruls ( ) Soccer (4) SundoY Sch.ml Tculu Rifle kxperl Zd I % 306 ' Wll.l. l!l.i;_N KI) (I I. Senatohiai,, I{. ■7 « i(M- OMoMi II AKM. ' i (.1 li( L KL CONGHESSIONAL, 17x11, MiCII. " Eddie " |{..rn a Ihr arri JuNialli aii.i rii. Wlial.v , rraivJ lu III. ' lilr ul a „UU,i. DannvV uaN X uav: Lis lilc llir aririN lii.-. s an nlU.-.r I, Urn. all. ' iiliuii Ic, ,ImIn uill .li l l l lli h lilri icciiis. M ' ma couiil on Damn lo |Mi ()nil llu ' olil S|iailaii i.l»-al: " ' Ride strong, sliool slraiglil. and ,|)oak llio In.lli. " Th.- " Mrlliii;; I ' I ill.- Nalions " was at its h.-sl wlicn halx an. I W al. ...iid.in. ' .l In D.ln.il l. [ n..ln. ' . ' " ' I ' ll. ' Cm.. ' II. ' «.,rk. ' .l . ' x. ' iN |M-.ilil. ' in in liis niiillilu.lin. ii |M..,|,.s|i. ' . ' ls. N. ' l «as r. ' li. ' N. ' .l uh.n lli. ' ir ( iorps .am.- along I.) ii ' s.iii ' him from ill. ' Inianli . A I ' rolVs.sfd " llfrmil. " lie r.liini. ' .l i ' r.mi I ' mlo willi a 2. ' ) pliolo. ■•||. ' -||.ro I ' ar! " 4 icace (Mrporul {3) CiilHiiiii ( ) Hallnlion C.ommandrr Track ( ) HiKkvy Manager {3-2-1) Minor " A " liijie Expert Sergeant (2-1) Soccer (1-3) Cadrl (hn pel Choir {1-3-2-1) Ihuulndlh Mglil Shon (l-l) CUess Club {3) Sergeant (2) Ski Club Cmnrra Club Humhcllh Miikl ■ ,„„• ( ) Paul is a inu- liifii.l to all. lie lias iiis own ideas of right and wrong; and, no matter who opposes him, lie always stands firmly by his convictions until proven wrong or until he iriinnphs. Certainly such confidence in his work w ill lake him far, for he who judges for himself is worth two who rely on others ' decisions. PAUL JOSEPH CURTIN Congressional, 23rd, N. Y. ■-i ' m,r EDWARD WELLAGK Cl 11, KK Congressional, 12th. N. Y. ' ■ •:, •• " Well, in the Air Corps ... " W ith this characteristic and jovial remark. accom])anicd i a whimsical smirk, we (ind another classmate with his heart hciiiiid a |)air ol silver wings. Not only a wearer of a liathrohe star, III- also possesses several Nav stars woti for his service with the track team. Backed I.n hi stul.l.nrii will, Ed Wn.LIWI lOSF.IMI DANKK CoNGRESsiiiN M . Tim. Mich. ' ■Ill,„.,h Hill- KOBKRT l)()L(,I l) M()l{l CONORESSIONAI., 4tH, CoNN. " Danny- Known as " Sliiikii " (in llic nirf Daiiit- caiiiiius. u- quickly clianged liis name lo " Ulooth Bill " al ' liT his numerous knockouts on llii " plebe boxing squad. ISills grcalcst iiluc is liis Iricuillimss. liis grea test friend is his red-bov. Thai lie was made our Honor Represenla- tive was not surprising, for his severe judgment. ai Na s seasoned with [iraclical common sense, made him our most ioj icai clioicc. His holdiN : collating pictures of cute dogs. cote a friend lie is ail for ou with a high sense of loyalty; as a companion — he is generous and cheerful; as a sportsman — he is a lover of horses and a polo player. I)ann is shunting for goals in the Army, his ambition is to lie bcttiT than a good officer and someday to wear stars. Sergeant (2-i) Boxing (. ) . nnicrah Sergeant (2-1) Polo (1.3-2-1) ,imerah (4) Painter Representative (2) Honor Committee ( ) RiJIe i:.,,rrt Marlune Can Mnrl.smnn Monogram (3) Minor " A " (7) KiJIe i:x,,rr, t I V £- .- .5 li KK II K1) DXKDEN ; ON..KtNSlo M,}iTH, N. Y. " Jinr l)()N l,I) s | M() l) |{(,l L Senatoriu.. N. J. " I),,,,-- James Richarfl aul•i e Leon Dardfii caiiif li us I ' nmi the National Guard and has endeared himself in the hearts of his classmates. His past military experience taught him that a soldier ' s appearance is the key to greater things. A spoonv pair of shoes and a flawless dress coal arc I n ) of ihc inan lliiiigs that distinguish Jim. The lnfanlr gains ani)lher good oflicer. " Sir. docs auNone else care lor tliirds on pic ' . ' ' " . would come the deep-throated bellow. Never daunted, Don bluffed academics bv spending study periods writing letters and tinkering with his countless odds and ends. Following in his father ' s footsteps, he is winging his wa louard an ir ( lorps career. Friendly, sincere, and cheerful, alwavs coimt on Don to help. Corporal (3) Sergeant (2) first Sergeant (7) Academic Coach (4-3) Callwlic Chupd Missal Reader (2-1) Rifle Tram ( I Ri lr Exper Corporal (.?) Sergeant (I) Swimming 0 ) Cadet Chapel Choir (t -3-2-1) Flebe Smoker (I) Rifle Expert liOlil.lM ,1 AMKS DWKM ' d Con(;ressionai,, Stii. Nkm. ' ■Date " CoNGRESsioN r.. KiTii. (; ■ ' J„f:l,.,i,r N.-I.raska-I.r Nli.rv. I ' ll.- I ha.l Ih»i l.i l.lasM.n.l ,l„ panv »ilha 1. rr M.allal.l.-. I )av .■ Im.ii,-,I lilrs .x ,tn - . ..n 111. ' " iMM.,, .h,.,ls.- aii.l llu- ri) n.ns all .. .t liis arm.. Onl ..f -l C-.m- iillilihl. ' onVii ' iuls. Ik ' s i. iniri : llir :T. iin l lonrs illi a ilrl( riiiiiialioii lu ihaiil i ..n.- nnIh. liall rarrx (lie Ini.- slamlanis u( WrsI I ' oiiil. lor ilirn- is nothing false nor superficial in .lack. N( ir ()uls|Mik ri or overbearing, he possesses a siilillc cIliciciicN ami a ran- pcrsonalily reflecting real l(a(lirslil|i anil (pialilies lor making lasting friends. This iiiiK ' li is irrlain lliire will niM-r he a heller pilol nor a liner man ihan .liigliaiil. tcling Cjirpoial {3) Color Sergeant (2) Caplain (I) Corporal (3) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (!) Comeni Clnh {1-3-2-I) Hop Manager (1.3-2-1) llun.lre.lllt Mghl Show (2-1) 311 (Jul, (t-:i-.2-l) Rijle Expert Hoss is liked by all classes because of his soft-spoken, easy-going Texas manner. Rank and position were both accorded him but these never changed his friendly, likable ways. With burning pride, we now sec a man we admire and love go into the Air Corps, where undoubt- edly he will continue to conquer the skies as he has his classmates ' hearts. LAWTON DAVIS Congressional, 35th, N. V. " .Scot " Seal has Ihe " bis West Point " JOHN McARTHUR DAVIS CONGRESSIONAI,, 6TH, TeXAS -f oss " usioms. ai dcnierils or sla in; humor has made hi traditions, him than picture. il legends mean mori : ])r(). A natural mimic, his readv m one of the best-liked men in his job to do and it will be well done. His of iicrsonalitv and common sense wi iim; iu.dw i;i.i, SK AT )1II l„ V. ■■ lil. " 1K)1 ;i.AS LU ' l DF.Al, Congressional, 6tii. C.ai.ik. From " Soificaril Mikr H. Davis ..I llir K.-ular rnix. sir " - a roufili. rfadv. iiiiiilary characlcr lo " Michael Bedw.ll Davis of tlh- First Class " — a steady, dignified person, taking life seriousU , casting longing glances at graduation and a Chapel wedding. Such a change was wrought by three years of Cadet life and plebe ears Notre Dame Military Ball. However, he ' s still just " Mike " lo us a eoiiseii ' nlioiis sliideiil. a willing helper lo all. he it academic aid or spiritual consolation. cote Corporal {3) Sergeant (2) Lieulenant ( ) Editor Bugle iSotes (2-1) Howitzer Staff 12-1) II.,,, l„„„„, , 1:1.2-1) r..,n,r, s,,, Ci) Cothnli, Ch.irri I It..,, 1-1-2-1) n electrical wizard from (lalifornia. Doug managed to domiiiale the cademic Department and T.D. with same ease ilia I lie handled the electrical switchboard in the g ni for eadei productions. Quiet and unassuming he managed to do whatever he set out to do — and well. A self-made " lii e. " lie spent time hel|)iiig others who were not piile so (piick. An e -eiigiiieer. now Air Corps mail. Doll ' ' «ill ' ' o far in evcrv Ncnluri ' . Sergeant (2-7) Cam,Ta tliih Cf- J-l) Caw}, III,,,,,,,,,,, ..n 13.2) lead.,,,,, I ...„ 1, Hun, If. -,11 1, i l, ,„«■ {4-3-1) Electnrnl Cren I, 1-3-2.1) Rifle E.xpert 313 JAMES FRANKMN 1)1. PIIKRAGE Senator! i,. Mont. " Hymic " WILLIAM PAUL DEBRdCkl CONGRESSIONAT.. 2 ItII. N. V. -Biir " If you can ' t see it. just ' spec " it. " was the motto of Hymie, a true " hive. " From heast barracks on, nothing ever disturbed his pleasant disposition or self composure. Quiet and efficient, his aim for the engineers has been true. As an officer, always willing and able, Jimmie will soon brighten the lives of more of his frienrls. ii idiciciU cadet and an even better friend — Hill uinl through WCsi I ' oiut with little effort and many laughs. West Point or Vri .ona. Pine Camp or South Carolina, academics or maneuvers, he never changed. This same smiling, diplomatic, easv-going fellow was always on hand to make anv e | erience a pleasant one. His ray of sunshine will always he welcome anvwhere. Sergeant (1) Sergeant (2) Camera Club [2-1) Lieutenant (I H,„„l n;hh Mflhl Shoir (-1) Hi lr i:.x,.rrl l ' isl„l M„rl.sm ,n Rifle Exfurt Urn lilnr i;i,n Marksman ( U o 314 lullN I Vt loK i.i( M| IK ( ) .Uh-.-l .NM, )lll J. " lur W II.LIAM (:i,EVKi: NI) DEEKLF,, JR. At Large " Doc " From III.- fiisl iiul,. ,.r r.N.ill.- unlil ll.-- lasl l.ral ..I second laps. l!ol. rn.rrilx aiwl ,-n.r-.lirallv ina.lr Lis re|)iilalioii as a proinoliT of coiiiillcss niriiurs. a coii- iioisseur of all types of music, and a collcclor of ad- dresses. This congenial, plaNl ' iil " rm liral " " rcliini to add to his endless list ol Iriciids lhri ii;:h iil llic rtii — especially his beloved C A( ' .. I ' rom irf;inia lo csl I ' oiiil ia ihc |{ci;ular Army, a . and the li. S. Naval Academy — tliat is Doc ' s xarii ' d Mle history. A Virginian without a drawl, determined to get things done efficiently and quickly, that is Doc. His secret ambitio n was to see a first sec- liori. Doc has chosen Inl ' antrN and West Point ' s loss is the Infantry ' s gain. Corporal (3) Corporal (3) Sergeant (2-1) Sergeant (2) Camera Chih Lieutenant (1) Pointer (3) Track (3) Howitzer (3-2-1) Soccer (2) liioaroi,l,y VJilor (1) Hun,lre,lilt Mfilu Show (1) in.l I ' lihlirilv Commillee (1) liijir Kxprrt fochin,- (;„„ Morl,sn,on l f -■ V — 315 Sorgrant (2-1) Track (3-2-1) Monogram (1) Cross Country {4-3) Hundredth Night Show {4-3) Camera Club {3-2-1) Howilzer Represenlatiie (2-1) l-inume C.mmitU ' o (I) nl Marh ' ,nian Riflo i:.p,.rt 1,1 I ' l JJuzz, tlic man witli the jii-rficliial siiiilo. Mtliuugli llic Malli Dt ' parliiii ' iit made liiin light lor i cry " tenth. ' " his spirit has reniaineil, undanipened. Anihitioiis. indi- vidual, and true to his O.A.O., he has been a line Iriend and an asset to his class. His ambition — to be a real soldier — will imdoubtedly make him a much-respected and competent officer in his chosen branch — the In- fantry. FRANK DAVID DEROUIN Congressional, 2nd, Mass. ■Buzz " DON I,I) l lU nil s 1)1 rWII.KK (.ON ,Kh- ION M . ITlll. (. UF. " Don- Don ' s cold analytical thinking will defeat our enemies as it now defeats his bridge and chess opponents. In college at the tender age of fifteen years, he had to gain a poise that now belies his age. His clear thinking, his poise, and his age will make him one of this country ' s onngesl living generals. CIIAKLES WK.MJAM. IJICKhNSON N. Y. National (Juard " Dick " FRANCIS JOHN DIKKKS CoNGBESsioiNAL, 16tii (! i,ir. l!nlHli. al.l . Dl.k .nl lliiuufili W . .| l ' „inl uill, ,,m on. ' " r rnmc, " " allhougli lir .lid ivnivr a sraiv ..r In alu.i!.r Ihr way. Nol v ii,[U a " liiNr.- Iir si ill luui i in.ul.l. ' Nvill. a. ' a.l. ' .»i. ' s..l.Jrrl : l.ul lu luar him I. 11 lli.N NN.rv Ih.uikI I.. I.,- his i.n.l..in-. We arc hopin- uill he as -o.mI a C.asl ArlilicrMiian as h.- has JMcri .a.lcl. Last scar Frank said h.- would w.-ar stars in 1«)13 and now he is oid iti lirst sections. }[e wanted to run cross- counlrx and now he is the second man on the squad. During Yearling winter his hop slioes were resoled — keeping in practice for that California girl. A congenial nonclialant nature, plus striking efficiency at any job will make " Rojo " a yaluablc addition to the C.A.C. Srrfirant (: ) l.ku„m„n, (7) Stars (2) Trmh- (1-3-2-1) l,ii„r r (I) [n„ufi,a,n (3) Xumrrah (4) Cross CouiitryX4-3-2 Minor " A " 2 Monogram (3) uinerals i ' 4 ' ) l„m,firr (2) Cliiiiniiaii Cijl Coinmillvi- ( ) -V Commitir,- (t-3-2-1) Mater Carnival (3) Camp Illumination (3) Chairman Ice Carnival (4) Academic Coach {3-2-1) Catholic Chapel Acolyte (1) Rifle Expert ARGONNE CALL DLXON Senatorhi.. Utah ' IHx- Dix canio IVoiii llu- uilils oi I lali uilli a liking lor books, a keen appreciation of a pn-ll ;irl. a (Icsirc to be a soldier, and a bearl as bij; as one man can carry. Eas - goinp. tolerant, and aniial)lc. lie lias man) i ' riends. A few of ns liave bad tbc luck to kn « liou deep bis friendsbip is. and treasure ibc kno s li-dgc. Dix is im- patient to see action, and we tbink tbal be will be a great soldier. Sergeant (I) WILLL M BRADFORD DUDLEY Congressional, 5tii, Ind. ' 7), . ' Tbc " snare and disillusion " " of reveille over, I)nd " s casy- ;, ' oinfI congi ' iiial manner manifcslcd itsfdl ' . and be often kept life under ibc s slem from l)ccomini; drudgery. lwa s one of tbc rabble, be luckily missed tbe " tactical bruise " tbal befalls devil-mav-care cadets. Yearling year Dud traded bis cavalr " bay-burner " for 2000 Pratt and Wbitnev borses, and witb bis adopted insignia of a " living red bov " be looks to army life in tbe Air Corps. Sergeant (7) Lacrosse ( ) Sfci Club Fishing Club Squash Club Camera Club Unmhedlh , ubi Sh, lii le lx,,rr, ( jU 318 II Miol.i) IIXLSEV DLNWOiiDI Cajingrkssionvi,, 12ti!, Mo. ' Bo- The scores of Cri.-n.ls Ho iiia.I.- al llic V.a.l. ' i.n an- ill.- Iicsi i.l(ti( - of liis abilities. IiUensi ' ly inlercslcd in |ii ' o|p|c. Iir drew llii ' in lo him with his cnthiisiasiii ami iiilccliim sciisf ol humor. His courage and jiraclical ahilil made him a Ica.lcr: iiis hatred of disphiN kc|.l him in liic bacivgronnd. These quahtics of lcadcrshi|i will make him an able and highly popular officer. WIIION ' l KV ' iMOM) 1)1 KVNTK CoNr.RESSION M.. 2Nr , l{. I. " ho are ou sad looking individual ' . ' ' " rang out on the streets of Summer Camp. Never was a more imtrue |uestion asked. To the contrary, Tonv has shown him- self one of the gayest men here. His humor has gained him a corps of friends. Next to his good humor, frank- ness is his outstanding characteristic. Yet, when neces- sary, he lets a man have it straight from the shoulder. Sergeant (1) Sergeant (1) Football (4) Howitzer (2-1) Track (-1) Chess Club (4) Boxing (!) Ci t Committee {2-1) Clwir {1-3-2-1) Academic Coach {3-2) « ulmllh Mght Show ( ) - 319 Corporal (3) Sergeanl (2-7) I ' hiol S,iii,i,l (;.) Rob. our slar hoarder, is a true son ol llic army, travclcil. versatile, and good naliired. who enlered llie Academy al ' l.r a .ar at llarvar.L II. ' lias a g I head and uses it. lie is never too tired to reel olT a yarn ahout his honi. ' slate. Texas. (;enerousr ' Why he woidd give you atiy thing, including his last cigar. ROBERT UASFIT I) AN IS TI()NAL (JllARD, MvSS. " Hdsjiit OS )l( " " BERNARD JOSEPH D ' l. CONGRESSIONAI., (iTU, Al.A. ■■Benny " It is a long, iiard road from the University of Detroit to a West Point ring, hut IJenuN made it l..ok easy. Level headed anil deliherate in any emergency, the only thing that could make him Inury was the last note of assemhly. Though a trifle ague at times, he was the answer to a ca let " s jirayer lor a ])errect " wile. " Srrgcuiit (1) ( ' .(imera Club Ski Club HiJIe K.rrrl Miwhiiir (;nn Minlis Ici o d J JOHN W I K ' l II K l{ll l{l ' . jli. ■. ». .■ CLYDE TENOK EARNEST Con(;rk.ssh) i,. 3rd. Va. Mctli...lical, r.-lial.lr. I.ul .l..rninal.-,l l.v ll,,- altiii-l.lN Icnili and .liMiK-ril is .la.k. Mr has inaa.- a liii.- nconl as »cll as a liusi ul IrirtKls uliilr al llir a. ' rll . Neverlhelfss he has (oiind lime |. ihrill ihc Icmm.s a( every hop and many arc I he hearts (hat he has snaked. Peniis Ivania is frivini, ' a real soldier and j;enllenian In lli - rin ir Corj-s. V euilinal man. I ' .arnie is ha|)|iiesl when listening to good nnisie and reading, lie is a deej. ihinker and tlie possessor { eons i lion . he lanneld npholds and defends. Aclive in e er ihing hnl athletics, Earnie has always used his ahilit) and dogged determination to do a joh well. These same characteristics will carry him lar to success in his chosen branch, the Cavalr . Sergeant (2-1) Football (4-3) IMumerah (4) Monogram (3) II oirr Carniral (3) Hnn,ln,llli Miihl Shou- (3-1) Dia erlir Society (3-2-1) Ski Club (2-1) Sergeant (2) Staff Sergeant (I) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Glee Club (4-3) Camp lllnmina ' .iim Committee (2) Debating Society (4-3-2-1) I ice-l ' resiilent (1) Pointer Representative (2-1) Academic Coach (4-3) Rifle Expert PRESTON WAKllAM EASLEV CONGRESSIONAI., 5th, Va. " Sharlrach " PHILLIPS EASTMAN. JR. Congressional, 19th. Calif. " ' ,i7- Till- sliiiiiioiis activity of ili - Noilli ua Sliadiacirs undoing. A charter member of the old " 1 Co. " red com- forter squad, he managed in three year.s to get a lot of rest for his tired Virginian bones. Generous to a fault, anything of Shad ' s was yours after an interval of routine complaining. The Air Corps is lucky, in getting Scliad. XalK ill s of barracks life has changed iiiin little. His oiisness is still covered with an easv air. Not i|(ervioiis to the charms of young ladies, he nevertheless manages to remain not loo " heavily en- gaged by the eneinv. " His roommates know of no other man with whom they would rather have shared the " ups " and " downs " of " Kavdet " davs. Sergeant (1) Howitzer (l) Assislanl 0« » Org,miz,ni,m lulitor (l) Ki lr Sliar,, l,„i:l,; Sergeant (2-1) Truek (3-1) KiJIr (.{I I ' ninl.r liri,ir vi,tiitiie (1-3-2-1) HmutrrMi Mghl Slwir (4) ( U o JOSEPH 1IAI{|{ KASTMEAD CONGRKSSKIIVAI., 1 Ith, N. J. " Jn, " BETHEIX EDRINGTON. lit Congressional, 9th, Tenn. " Belbeir Tlw Ion-, hani llfilil iMlu.vn llir X.a.l.r.ilr l)r|, men I and Joe began nian ( ' ais ai, ' o. Micr a r mt scl hacks, his deterniinalion won onl o cr I he |MTsi lirol ' essors. His conslanl struggle did nol keep him I I ' njoying the usual, and sonieiimes iniusual. paslinK cadet life. Joe, sonicwlial IVighlened li lexlhoi nevertheless has lh ' [iraclical ahilily lo heeonie a g soldier and an exeelleni odieer. Irorn llie liearl of Tciuiessee came this ga . carefree man dilcrniined I., he a soldier. Armed with a |(er| ctual smile, ihe aiiililN to make eonversalion. and the | (rse craiice of a man who knows he has lo get things done, he will al a s hold his own in any phase of life. If the phrase " personalilN is wealth " ' contains any worth, he ' s a millionaire. cote Corporal (3) Sergeant (2) Staff Sergeant {!) Golf {4-3) Sunday School Teacher (3) Pistol Sharpshooter Sergeant (7) Pointer {4-3) Track {4-2-1) Fishing Cluh Rifle Expert Aroiiiul Tom llu-iv is lu-vt-t- a lull inomciil. II.- al«a s has a smile, a new grind, or a considerate llioiii;l)t ( »r a friend. Thus, throughout his " Kavdet " da s. lie has ctKl.an.J hims. ' ir 1.. lliuse aroun.l lihn willi iiis un- inhil.il. (I joviaJilx an. I .•..mra.l.shi|,. l„.ili ,,| |,i,.|, vouclisale to sl. ' .-r liim ihrough a lia|.j. and suecessfnl career. THOMAS M.t MIia ELG IN Congressional, 1th, i. . ' ■T„m • l WO JACK ELLIOTT Congressional, Inr, Mo. " Jacir ' u- Irilanlrv nev.-r had a more anient enthusiast than .la.k. V hountilul ll.m „( id.as Irom his keen mind is e.rlain 1.. spark him through a successful officer ' s career. s a loval and . ' ooiHrahN .- rooiiunate Jack has alwaxs .lis[.la .-.l a .|ui.k uil uilh an unfailing sense of hum. M— assets whi.h caruiol li.l|i ImiI uln liini numy friends throughout the rni . j I i; i;ii II i;i) ENGLISH C:oNr.RESSIO Al., 3ri), C«i.o. sh,;-l - IrahTiiilv. l alua .k.vl ..iil a .lr,isi..n n ,-, III. ' aca.lriiiir .l.|.ail ni.iil. W li.ri. it l.a.lin r ihc Ian- j;ua . ' r (lr|iailiiii-nl l a Itw Icnllis. In- rriaili- ' mi I ii .- i | Ills al.ililN I., inakr -ou.l l,..r . umI ut il„- |,a.l n,„s ..„ Il.c |M.I.. s.|,ia.l. |{..ni I.I llw rM.x. I,.- u,ll Ar.vrs r I. rclurii l(( ils ranks. ■ " lr...]i (:..l..ra.lu. Sir " ur li.anl. allli ..i-li «,- roul.l liardix Ml- liiin. Tlic niaiix ol ' ii « lio know Ollie reniem- liir a mail wliu uniild iiol s|(Mrii llic all-licaling powers ol iIk ' red lio ami who ran use his wils in am i-incr- -.■m . Wi- l.rli.x,- Ihal liir -round lor.rs an- gelling a man who will i-arr oiil an mission. We ' ll be backing on. lironzc-d on - Ironi the West. eace Sergeant (2-1) Polo (4-3-2.I) Rijlr r.xfXTl Sergeant (i) Rifle Expert fc?. . AKTLUU KAl ALL LSI ' AILLAI Dominican Republic " Es-p ' THOMAS WILLIAM ESSEN Congressional, 10th, Wis. " Tom " ' To llu- tune of " W ]«■ oil llial -oo.l iifigiil.or smile. " ' Art wont ihrougli pl.itc car in the best or " M " Coin- pan tradition. Allliongii never a file-honer. rl showeil a snper al ilit to " s|)e " and lo le ive a jolt well done. 1 lis natnral aliility was espeeialK ontslanding dnring his practical training. To tliis true son of Latin America we ilo not sav " (Jood-lix c " lint " llasta La Vista. " My dee|)est svmpatliv goes unto the next person who has to live ith Tommy and his many musical instru- ments. Tomnn was well on his wav to becoming an academic " hive " until rescued li iiis roommates. Though ([uiet and little k.no s ti now. he will make him- seir wcll-kno«u later hv ih. ' thorough and efficient manner in siiicli he alwavs docs his ilutv. Fencing (:i) Spanish Coach (2-1) S,-rg,;,nl (2-1) Glee Club (4) Ski Club (4-3-2-1) Rifle Expert Pistol Sharpshooter leu4.a( ' ■ " - fc fe 326 W II.LIWI EAUI. KVKKS CONCRESSIOMI,. 1st, NkB. W ll,LI M DVMKL FALCK CONGKESSIONAI., 2 1 ST, N. Y. -mil " liill. a r.ll..« h. «l,um (Ixin- an, I si in- ,ani.- as iialural as anvlliiiig else lie el lose 1 do. was a eliani| at skeet ami a quiet, modest om- al llial. i :lill lie diil han-ar iUhv .. dreamed of liis liilure and studied in his sjiare lime. Inil xvas ne er loo linsv lo liclp a man in Ids slnifiLde will. iIk ' ea,i.nde I )enarlm.-nl . From ll.e (irsl .la of a.ademies. Hill lias lie.-n slaled for ill.- Iln ' iiieirs. lull Ids desire lor llie Kngineers did not (•online JMin lo iiis liooks. lie still found time for alhleliis. " The Hoodler ' s, " a successful " crack " at fly- in;:, and many hours of academic coaching. Bill ' s prac- lieal mind ill liiid man outlets in a practical branch like the Kngineers. fcaee S,; r,n„ (■ ' - ) :l,„ir {l-:i-2.l) ilamrn, Cliih (1-3-2-1) lliindmlili Miiltl Slum- (3) Shrrt Tram (3-2-1) Mfinhi ' i of WI2 CUmnpion Inlrrcllrfiiatr SkrrI Tcin, Ma.liinr (.mi SImvpshnuir, HiJIr r.xprrl l ' isl„l l.xnrrt S,-rfir,n„ (2) fAcUrnan, (7) Issistant Football Manager (3) I ' oi liter Sports Editor (1) KiJIr Sliarpshootvr Sergpuiit (2) Ueutenam (I) I) resiling (f) i m, ' ruh (l) Ciinif, Ulumiiuiliim C.ommiWe (3) Honor Committee (7) Comininv tthlrlic Representative (2-1) III the section room or on llic allililir (iild. llic I Islfiiaii jiritle of Aiiiota look on all opponents with equal siic- eess. The jo ial ipiick smile of " Big Jim, " a connoisseur of shows, won for him countless friends, but our loss is going to he a gain of a certain Aurora Miss. The Kngineers will welcome such a fighting s[)iril as his. CLARE FRANCIS FARLEY Congressional, 11th, III. -Big Jim " FEARN FIELD At Large " Ole Fenh " " How ahout a spot of tea? " With these words the old master brews up a potent pot of pekoe and sits down to argue an and ever point under the sun. A Navv Junior and proud of it. Olc u-uh lias been completely OM ' rhaidcd and refitted to become one of tlie staunchest pholdcrs of the Corps " traditions. A " I. ahilii ih.Mil iMin- a 1 ku..nn. Jrss.- ' s Ik.I.I.n an, ■I atn " ' oal " of any class " pro " atn litii his liiiif. Ilis generosity, siiucrily lalioii lo liiiisli cvcfN lliitif; lie slarls lia •lids and will make him a wel I he ir ( ioi|)s l ' ' ri ;iiiccrs. Coipoiul (:i) Sergeant (2) Captain (I) Company Commandrr Stars y-3) Cadet Chapel Clwir JVMKS TIIOM s 1 n -(.l KM I), IK CONGRESSIONU., 3kD, TeNN. I ' ilz hial ihi- ii|(|icrclass to the gun plche ear and beat am and all hells lo his red eoml ' orter. Hut love ol " rest ' (lid riol |in ' eiit his keeping a finger in a lot of pies around llic |ilain. He honed friendship and Air Corps and lei rank and aeadeniies take their course — they steered a pretty good one. too. Corporal (3) Serjeant (2) Ueutemmt ( ) Track ( ;-.?) l sistanl Manager Track (3) Hoaitzer {2-1) Corps Organization Editor (i) King Committee (2-1) Ski Cluh (3-2-1) Pistol Sharpshooter LA RENCE MICHAEL FITZPATRICK Congressional, 1st, Mont. " Mike ' IIKNK- MIKKirr II.ITCHEK, JR. Congressional, 4th, Ga. " Hank " Mike came to us a triit son of the West. Finding an outlet for his never ending energy in athletics, he won positions on B-Squad Football and on Boxing. Wherever there is a tough job to be done, you can count on Miki- to be in there slugging. His winning determination and Irisli wit [ al va s see him through lo success. This proud Georgia jx-aili came lo ihc I ' oiiit sleepx - t- cd. Hank never hurries and lets nothing keep him from Morplieiis " arms. Being a master of detail, a " S| ii file " and a " hi e " enabled him to do his jobs with much determination and thoroughness. When Hank gets his wings, it is certain that lie will continue to do his job well. Corporal (3) Sergeant (i) Football {4-3-2) Boxing (3-2-1) Minor " r Class Officer (3) Pointer Staff (i) Sergeant (2) Skeel Club (4-3-2.1) Uuuitzrr Staff (4-3) I ' isliil Sliiirpsliooter K.JIr i:.i,crt Si€i 0{ fe SiL ' j ROBEFtT CII AKLES FOISI-n CorvGRESsioivAi,, 2nd, Mass. " Bob ' ' H..I. has livt ' d uilli th,. i,|,.a of L.-iiif: s.r.i ralh.r than liianl. (;()0(1 nature ami lricn(lslii|. alone exceed |ii , modest). Workinp hard came casN to him. ami makititr friends more so. Robin was a fine |(la er in hoth soccer and hockey. Congenial, cheerful, and friendh. he always does more than his share of uork. These attri- hutes will make him succeed as an ollicer when action eounts. JAMKS DIXON FORE ( ' ONC.UKSSIONAL, Tth, N. C. " Big Jim " North Carolina has i)res.Mitcd man men to the Corps, l.ut only one Big .|im. It is a uasi. ' of time to argue with lim. the stuhhornest man in old " I " Co. Maybe that is his attraction to the " femmes. " No function would be complete without Jim ' s indomitable spirit, and the Air Corps will find thai s|.irit ' hchind one of its ofTicers. caee Sergeant (I) Hockey (4-3-2-1) Numerals Soccer (4-3) iimrrals li l,n-,rn,a,irc (2-1) I Amur,, a„l, (2-1) ,,, llln,„i„,„ion (3) Sergeant (I) Football (4-3) Class Officer (3) Finance Ciimmillee (I) Rifle Exp,-rt 331 Tomin . ahva s outspoken anil lice «itli liis opinions, proved a niatclik ' ss iritiid undt-r the strain ol ' cadet life. Those of us who could claim him as such will never for- get his lo alt and his humor. Afti-r a " goat " " plebe year, he dominated the all-powerful academic depart- ment. In the air he developed into an excellent pilot. Flyer, fricnil. and roommate, there will never be another Tommy. TOM BOND FOULK, JR. Congressional, 1st. . Va. ■■T„mmv- LOUIS STERLING FRANCISCO Congressional, 7th, Ky. ' ' Frisco " Known familiarlv as " pappv. " or " Frisco, " he is the same regardless of where on meet him — in the hills of " Old Kaintuck " or in Ids haunts at West Point. Frisco takes things in a dehberate, easy going, yet conscien- tious, wav. His proverb — " more pretty girls than one " will probably be changed when he gets through with this job ahead of him. Here ' s to him. SETII KODKKICK FHKAK At Large " Sciir SkN VTORHI., Vi ISC. Pn.l,al,l ,mr „| il,r !,« „,.„ i„ (li. C.,,,,. l„ I,,- an li..ii..nir mwiiiIm-,- ..I ll„- |{al,„ .a nil..- ,.l ll.r l ' lMli|,. I.in.s. S. ' ll uph.-M ll,r liu,„,r „r iIh- I.II.c I.n aluass kccpinf; one jiim|) ahead of lli.- V.aclcnilc I )i|.arlrri.nl. A Inn- friend, a eonseieiiliuii,- ead.l. and a rial soldier. Setli ' s aealesl andiilion is lo lead an Vineri.an Army Iriumplianll) lo llie I ' liilipiiiries. I he le el-headed, e er-sniiliiig Fox cruised iiilo the eadeni Ironi I he chores of California and sailed right lo oin- hearl . Mlhuugh a son of the Nav . we feel that h. ' is Arniv throngh and through. He has had several minor engagements with academies, but his keen in- sight into Innnan natinc is worthy of stars. The armv gains a sincere anil eomi)etent officer. Sergeant ( ) Track {3-2-1) llonilzrr Rrpresenlathv (3-1) KENNETH EDGAR FREED CONCRESSIOAL, 6tH, I D. " Duilo " NORMAN HORACE FRISBIE Congressional, Wyo. " yorm ' ' ' Dodo is iindoulilcdK ihe vcrv shrewdest of ihe Indiana Hoosiers. A Math " hive, " every problem of Hfe was to him a combination of straight Unes and figures requir- ing a minimum of juggling to arrive at the correct solu- tion. His red comforter tendencies were more than counteracted by an inherent desire to forge ahead in his selected field of endeavor — the Arniv. We all joked about Norm ' s never ceasing love of drag- ging and eating, but we all admired him for his ability to get along with others. His bombastic bass was the hit of any party and the groundwork for his far-flung romances. Between the Academic Board and the " T. D. " he was kept [)rett bus . bul never too busy to do a favor for a friend. Sergeant (2.1) Corporal (3) Lacrosse (4) Sergeant (i) Rifle (3) Football (4) Rifle Expert Basketball (4) Choir (4-3-2-1) Ski Club {4-3-2-1) Color Lines (3) HundreM, Mght 5 i. 334 a lIMJ Sh TOitlM.. . I ). ■iir Hi has sc.Mi l s i, r inutri.tils siri.r .(.tiling In West I ' oiiil: Ml. lie lias nrriain.-.l near llir lop ol his (lass in arademios. This man ul houmlicss .n.-rgy has found siicress in every arli il in uhich he has parlicipated. Hi has .Ion,- a ihorouj h joh of h.-in- an idral W rsl I ' oinler. i ' ' " i;i i; I ' • Li;i;i. I II (, iji) CONCRESSIONAI,, SOtii, I ' a. " dcrmiimn " held no li-rrors lor onr (icroninio. hnl I ' ill ' s jrain. I ' oin- uinl.rs on th.- rod -coin lorlfr rn .|i JHTl on Ih,. an of l.ivona,-. Nou. all.r a Ion- halll. ' uilh ihr .ad,-mie lioanl. Hohl.N is nadx lo join ihe Cuasl Artillery Corps. Kc.p ihirn rollinf;. " red-leg ' " ! Corporal (3) Sergeant (1) Sergeant (2) Howitzer lieprese italire (2-1) Lieutenant ( ) Ring Committee ( ' X officio) HocA-ev (4-3-2- ) Pistol Marksman Soccer (4-3-2) Camera Club Point,; ( ' .alenilar Editor (3-2) Levturv Commillvv 1 ' Mol and liijlc l.xpvn 335 Cliuck became our friend in Ins easy, genunie manner plebe year as a (urnbaek. lie bridges the gap between upperclassmen and piebes and from tiie very first was one of us. His palienee and tart sense of humor make him eas to Vwf with and his long range foresight will make this salt) Texan a real addition lo tlie Army. CHARLES ARTHUR GAIGNET Congressional, 19th, Texas " Chuck " DWll) K I M Kl.GM S Army " Dave " Dave eame to West Point after ha ing served three ) ears in the Army stationed in Hawaii. His career was tvpified bv conscientiousness and clear level-headed thinking. He was quietly efficient in everything he did such as dabbling in stock from which he amassed more per month than the cadet is paid. A man of many loves, his greatest is flying. THOMAS SIMONS (; KKi;i I. Ill C.)N.;RKssi.)VAi. :!()Tii. Tkx s -Tom- INCKNT AUGUSTUS (; UI)I NI, JR. Congressional, 2()tii, N. Y. Tom III.- h main ' I ' om Keej) | ni (il lii al)ilil l( sksroikrlirif. ' Irum (l( ' |i in larl ot r.Aas lo ank. ' .-laii.l uilhuiil l.alliii- an sli. Mr uas riol a " filr I r ■ l.iil ua prarlirally lie lo Ta.lical rili ism. 1 1 i |.li iial prouos a i-l.il on 111.- lairossc li.l.l. Io,l |.rononnir.l in an- liis affal)ilil . .l. ' l.-rminali..n an.l l.a.l.rsl.ip. thai nose up in llie blue. I ' om fcate Corporal (3) Sergeant (2-1) Lacrosse {.l-.:i) II resllinfl (3) Hamlreilll, MgU, 7,„„ ( ) Ski Cluh If eiuhiliflino Clah alurall impaliiril uilli mi laki- and infflicicnrv, riK-tiriilous in his personal appearance, respertliil of the o| [)ortunities presented bv West Point. Vinee lias con- scientiously attemptcfl to take ailvantage of every opportunity to make himself into a superior officer, even when it has occasioned studying after taps. The same trigger-quick reactions that have made him out- standing at fencing «ill make liini outstanding in the Air Corps. Sergeanl (1) Football (t) Fencing {1-3-2-1) Minor " A " (3) Catholic Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Glee Club (3) Academic Coach (4-3) Camera Club (2-1) Sfiuash Club (2-1) I ' istol Marbsmun STEWART SHEPHERD.GIFFIN, JR. Congressional. 11th. Ohio " Sonny " ROBERT JOSEPH GILLES Senatorial, Minn. " Bump " Sonn — a miglitv biiilil (for a (i-noinit ' ) indicates his energetic and forceful personality. A big bathrobe star and manv pleasing photos (feinnies. naturally) hint which ua hi vivacity tends. Can he work? Yes! But (as he would say I why. when there are sports to play and letters to write? Military — when necessary — and friendly always, Sonny will be another of West Point ' s great leaders. Iinpassiveness personified is Hiuup. V rugged einiulc- uance suggests consistenc . a tw inkling i e suggests good nature; both are evident in actions. W ell deserving of the soldier ' s highest tributi ' . HiMn[i is a man oni ' wouM l»e proud to soldier with. Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (l) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (i) Cijt CummitUr (2-1) HamUmll Club Height Lijtinn Club Football (4) Lacrosse (4) Track (3-2-1) Monogram Choir (1-3-2-1) Pistol Sharpshooter Rifle Sharpshooter I alrr Cornim hrConun, C H,Jb- , „„ loA t 338 MJOI.IJ WAKKEN (;IN(;|{I(: Congressional, 19tii, I ' v. " Har W ILLI AM MITCHEL GLASGOW, JR. Gon(;ressionai,. 3rd, Mich. " liiir Oir I., a sinu slarl in a.a.lcnii.s pl.-l... v.ar. llii. I ' .iiii- s lvania Dul.limaii -ra.lual.-.l an .nj.ni.r.r. I ' l.l.c xcar had lis . ' .»ii|MMisali. iis. U„ ,,■ ,■v. I ' lial Chrislriia Hal met tlif Icinini- uli In- lias (lia ; ;iil cm in Ircc rniiuili- since. Exccjil lor liis Icmli-ncN lo l)iii t oiil oica-iorialK into a bathtul) baritone. Hal was an ideal ' " wife " , whose generosity and helpfulness never failed us. Clxiixl Chmr {■1-3-2-I) I ' vncing (I) Hill is the ••;. ' oal " s " l.esl IViencl. Mthough a " goat " liiinscir ill languages, he could always find time to coach an onc in lalli. Mis Iwi) greatest weaknesses are heauliful feinrncs and his iuahilit to keep an " A " ' |)in out longer than a month at a time. By- his conscien- tious efforts, and his thoroughness in doing any job. Hill will make an excellent officer. Sergeant (2) First Sergeaiil ( ) Cadet Chapel C.lwir (I-.3-2.1) Hater Carnival Committee (.J) Track (4) Swimming (4) Company Gift R -iires ' iitatiie ( ) Rifle Expert Pistol Sharpshooter Kroin the very first it was apparent that Jim possessed inlii-reiil traits wiiieii woiilil assure liis success. One of tliesi- was the ahihl lo pt alonj; with whomever he mij, ' hl meet. Anoliier was the ahihtN to use common sense at all times. When conservativeness and diligence are added to these qualities it becomes evident that arm life olTers Jim a promising career. JAMES KEITH GLENDENING Congressional, 4th, Ind. " Jim ' STEPHEN ELLISON GORDY Congressional, 9th, Ala. " Steve " " Jaw-ga Suh " — and another native son entered the Academy. Noted ior files with the T.D., Steve ' s spirit and athletic ability have shone in hoth football and basketball. Snake to end all snakes, everyone at the hops kejit a (Jose eye on his drag when Steve ' s peren- nialK ( heerlul countenance appeared. He is competent and likable: the rm gains a keen and capable officer. KATON AKTIIlli (;()KELAN(;T()N ri-URIIOKlVT. IIXHMI KOiNAN CALISTl S (;KADY, JI{. At Lak«;e " Gra,ly " riiis Kanaka. al Na l)i l uu llii- fioiug is loiitrli. .arnr Lack alh-r u,i,- s. ' lha.k „ lill make il in " 1:5. llilclir l llic .ore. lie lialc.l 1 . sil around, and li.iarnc N(i ak ' s poll ' aulting ace. INicknanics plus a lisl ol ■■|prii ' Icnuno as long as Flirty equal (Jorc. " Do il rijilil ihc liisl lime, and he lair. " is Zoo ' s niollo. K.uild.r.-.l in coinlu.l. ann..x.-d in gyiu lie did liis laundr in lli - sink on llic u roiig day and is receiving longe il |pa on llic -|M-cial exereise squad. He is (;rad . ill. ' ori nnai Dncrol l ' e|. s. llic Teator of the iiol-M.-ni llii al " olhcr uilc. " Itnl lie is ei ' rlain to relleel llii ' cr « orlliw Idle Iraining of tlie eadeniv: these are the words ol the " other wife. " cute Serff ' ant Football ( Monogram Soccer Numerals Track {4-3- Mujor ' A ' - (3- „t,wrnls Rijlr I ' x I ' islnl rnul Ma.himi.uu Mnrhs, Corporal {3) Sergeant (2-1) Class Historian I ' ninter Board Associate Editor (1) 341 JAMES FRANKLIN GREENE, JR. At Large MI.M 1 JAMES GREENE Congressional, 1st, Idaiid Jiin " s previous college experience and natural academic ability enabled him to stand high in his class without v ' ar and tear on his text books. He cannot be accused of " fileboning " : it was his inherent cool efficiency which caused him to wear sergeant stripes second class year. Jim ' s ability to get things done with a minimum ol effort speaks well for future success. Outside the Christmas leaves that he spends with th plebes, Willy is best known for bis never ending supplx of " O.A.O. ' s. " Having an A-pinin constant circulatior for over a year is one of his main feats. Nevertheless hi: first love is the Air Corps which he wouldn ' t trade foi a million " 3.0 ' s. " Sergeant {2-1) Lacrosse (4) Lacrosse Manager (3) Camera Chih (4-3-2-1) Rifle Expert Machine Gun Marksman t ' istol Sharpshooter Sergeant (2-1) Football (4) Hockey (4) yumerals (4) Pistol (3-2-1) Minor " A " (3-1) Captain (1) Pistol Expert ( uuo I WILLIAM JAMES GREEN W ALT Com;kkssi vu., (,tii. Ioh -Hill ' TIIOKI ' E COALSON (iKICE National (Ji ard, N. C. " Tom " " Alwaxs L.Nal lo 111.- " rail .■..rti ..f l..ua " a... I his " (). .(). " " . Hill |.(.ss. ' SM s (.nl thr liiKlirsl of id.-als. liijlli raiikiiif; .a, In an,l Inir -ul.ll.r. Ii. ' has .l..nr his siiaiv in iIk ' . ' la M ' .M»ii aii.l un ihr alhlrli. ' li.M. Ili rh.Trfuln.ss. j; I huni.-r (,x -. |.l al n ,ill.l. I.a.l.r- lii| . and aliilil lo ovcrcoinc ohslacli ' s cannol fail lo place him hi :h uilh th. ' .lon rhl o s. past sin.i.-nl at V. P. I.. Tony also achieved an enviahle arad.inic n-cord at the Aeadeniy. Never at a loss in am si I nation. ron ' s tael. reliahilil and lo alty ha e allraeled innnnierable permanent friends. Ilis |o e lor personal initiative and dislike for red ta[)e will al a s lie aluable. Regardless of the branch of service he enters, he will be a credit to his outfit. eate Corporal (,i) Sergeant (2) Captain (I) Regimental Supply Officer Lacrosse {1.3-1} Acailemic Coach (l ' ) Fishing Club (2-1) Supply Sergeant (7) Track (4.1) Soccer (4) Boxing (2) Camera Club (3-2-1) Ski Club (3-2-1) Pointer (4) Hundredth Mght (1) Fishing Club (1) Bohl ..(Tic. wit I Srriimnl (2) Lirnlrnant (I) Chess Club (4-3) Squash Club (l) lliiiiilzrr Rc iresentaliie {4-3-2-1) 7s Class Gunner Machine Gun Rifle K.xperl ' " s l.ne of literaluiv (n.)t iiulmling l.-xtl).x ks) ndtTSlan.ling of people will make him a valuable ■. Willi liis argumenlalive ten.len.ies an.l ready ■ .((ul.l easih make a su.-cess as a |).)liti.ian ..r a r. His p.-rseverame an.l .l.-voti.m to the i.l. ' als of ■a.l.in sill mark him as a sii.cessful ollicer an.l the a gentleman f.)r our BOBBIE ALLEN GRIFFIN Congressional. 3rd, Texas " Griir I LN T(;i LM() . JR. CONCRESSI.IN AI,. ()TII, K.Y. ith an inher. lit ability lor ae.iimulating .lemerits. Al was continuallv running afoul of the " T.D. ' " However, his carefree, happy-go-lucky disposition enabled him to easilv pass off any of their disciplinary action. When not occupied by the area, his spare time was profitably taken U|i 1( .iit.-rtaiiiiiig .)theis. . r i writing to ll.leii. (:.rtaiiil nothing will st.)]! the Arm Air (:. rps — .jr (iiilli.m. jU o I I ' ll II VLLENBECK, JK. National Guard, Mo. " I «ill nrv.r .Iraj: l.liii.l a-ain. " roars Dal.-, a.i.l ih. beams tlial smile wliieli ehaiaelcrize-. Ills IriendK |m ' sonalily. Hiding; nmler his red l)o diiriiif; liis Irei- liiii Dale )eeasi()iiall eoiiies oiil lo go to the " Boodlers Itiit never lo rain file In aeademirs. Possessing; en vioi aiiililN. lie uill Miiduul.l. ' diN (ill all . ' | eelali ns nnIk heree.iN,.s ||,ose Ion- availed x in s. iri.eck. a In.e son of Missouri, ean.e lo West Point willi ImpiIi ihe delerniiiialion and the al(ilil (o see a joli uell done. Mission aecomplished, he is now aiming al a career in ihe ir (Jorps. Ralph will ahvavs be remembered as a Irue friend and gentleman, possessing (|nalilie, ul,i.h uill .riake him a sneeess throughoul life. Sin.er. ' and dependable, llbeek has «hat the Vrmy wants. cote Sergeant (2-1) Sergeant [2-1) Football (1) Cymnastics (1-3) Ihuidicllli ,» ,( Shou- ( ) umerals RiJIr Exprn Honor Representative (3) i;.l.,l l„rk.n„m Diolertic Society (4-3) l„cl,ii,r i.nn l„rl,.n,„n l ' i-.l ,l l„rkswon Mmlunr (,„„ MorL.mon Hijle Kvprr, . n 345 AKC:iIEL L.S LEW IS II VMBLE.N. JK. National Ciard, Ii.i.. " Archie " (;K W II.IAHNC II VMM Congressional, 2ni). Mici " Jack " Finding existence at the I ' oinl unlike lliat on the eanipus, Archie was never divorced IVom llie cnilmsi- astic congeniality of the collcfiian. (,)nick- illed Arcii was ever-readv to pick uji ihc harnn)n of a song — even at the expense of a dail iniil or Iwo in " Phil. " Learning determination from academics liiis man |ios- s ' sscs a terrific amount of cn ' rg and demonstrates a (■l ' eriK ' ss in infhicncini; men. To lla|ip .lack, every day was a day of snnsliine no mall. ' r al ulial odds. (;cn. ' rous and inlclligcni. every- ImmInV inslani friend. !ic is aUvaNs with the inns in " rat races, " athlclics. or with wine, women and song. Ail tliis coinliined w illi a sense of hily to his ideals and counlr makes liim the truest of West Toinlcrs. good man. he is destined for " leat tilings. Sergeant (2) Srrticani {2-1) Lieutenant (I) Fishing Club (!) ir„i f,nwflrr (-2-1) Rifle (3-2-1) Sn,i,hn S,l,„.,l ' l „,h,r (.(-_ ' - ! Manafirani (.i) i,lliil,ii,l S,u„l,n S,h.,„l ( ) Rifle i:x,,erl lliiiuhrilili ifiiii shuK ( ;-,;- ) Camera Clah Cl-. ' -l) tcailinii, Caadi Ci) I ' islnl Expert Ccudo ' liOlil.lM ' 1 WW I ' .l I, II N( (K.K. lU. N , -■ ' - ■ K " " %.. Bl KTON (.l,r-AIi:M ' I M II C.M.Kh K.NM. I!!l. . Om.) ■■n„rr liol. .am. ' (.. III. ' I . int Ir.xii W al.ash u.-ll-ami.-.l ullli inosi . ra. ' ll. ' P ' ' .lii. ' ali. ii. aii.l uilli an . l.l I ' l. ' h.- liilil. ' an. I an inli. ' r.nl lasl. ' Lir a .hmI s.-n .n-.L-ni.-iil " ral- lacc. " His determination to slick by liis guns ami n. ' . r (.1 get in a storm (just an organized rush) will li.-lp him in Ih. ' ir :. r|.s: an.l uilli his " I I. I ' .-ing " h.- u.ll .l..nnnal. ' Ins ,Mnsuil sln,,s. Hii.l. Ih. ' i.lol ..I Ih. ' m ' lr. | . lis . ! Il. | . ' .lal. ' . ( hi. . is i«fi. ' . r ih. ' m.isl lik.ahl. ' am! | .)|Milar m.-n in 15-1 ( :.)m- |.anv. ny is " h.-ning " " ih. ' ir l ' ..n ' . ' . an.l when he is nol ra|i|i. ' il n|i in his re. I . ' omj.jrler lie ean always he r. mi.l " ' hangar living " hIiIi his .lassmat. ' s. Ver e.m- s.i. ' nli..n- aiH nl iiis «..rk. I?ml uill make an ev. ' . ' ll. ' nt .idi.er an.l a lirsl ral. ' Il er. Sergeant ( ) Corporal (3) Golf ( ) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (1) Battalion Supply Officer Soccer {4-3-2) Lacrosse (4) Sunday School Teacher (2-1) Baseball (!) Rifle Expert 347 Sergeant (2) Staff Sergeant (i) Gvmnastics (4) Hundredth ight Shoic {1) Chairman Hop Committee (4) Camera Club Ciimp Illumination (4-3-2) l liter Carnival Committee (3) Rifle Expert Pistol Sharpshooter Toboxhanna g )oil-natiir ' (lly acct ' iitcd lliis iiickiiaiiK " from his classmates in recognition of his sincerit ami earnestness. To he a " putting-ont " Plebe, a strict Imt fair-minded upperclassman throughout, and an all-out military officer were his three aspirations. % e can all vouch that Bob " s outstanding attainment of the first two so successfully is a genuine indication of his realizing the third. ROBERT HANNA Senatorial, Mich. LESLIE BOONE HARDY Senatorial, " Ariz. •Xcs " A transient. Les wandered over from " M " company and immediately, with his easy going manner, fitted into our midst. Not at all worrisome, he has never clashed with the T.D. or Academic Department. On the contrar . he has always gotten along splendidly ith tliiin as ucll a- with the femmes. In the future, whcre cr Lcs sits, that placewill be the head of the table. Corporal (.?) Sergeant (2) Captain ( ) Regimental Training Officer Suimming (4) „mrrah (4) Diii rrii, Society (4-3-2-1) llrpiirtniiiH Head (1) •rwlrmi, C,mch (.?■! ' ) ( U IlKURKKT I ' lKltCK II VUCKK TEAGUEGKAV HAKKIS. f:0N(;HESS10INAI., ItII. S. C , uicl ami niiassuriiinj;. I ' cic is llic l |ic of |iifM n uIki lii-ows (HI inj. Mis soiilliirii drawl anil siik.diIi a|i|pr(ia(li Uinr rna.l. ' him .|uilc llir la.li,,- man. Hi, ulillr rt ' inaiks ami jokis al a rnadi a liil willi his class- mates. Academiis iumt made an im[inssion on him ihe Academic Department worrying more ihan he. As always, however, Pete emerged victorious. Mli-r an i- ritinj; |il ' hc Near and many close shaves uilh l).|,atlmcnls . and I ' .. Hiicky has staged an im- |ini di-nlcd comcl.ack in holli leagues. A hit with ihe Icmmcs. and a charlir member of every bit of devil- tmril IVum nlh na to Times Square. Buckv heads h.r Ih. ' ir Corps uilh a uick.d f;l.-am and a crooked grin and ail tlie luck we can offer. fcate Scr i-tint (:. ' - ) Sergeant (!) lii le Expert I ' islnl Marl.s, I U K JAMES HARROLD Senatorial, N. J. iMARTLN LEE HARTER Congressional, 9th. III. " Marly " [•rem the World ' s Playgroim.l ( tlaiuir CitN I., llir uninitiated) to Lehigli I .. llicii i ' " W P " camt- .liiiiinic. lie is tlic onl man we know wlio liimi-il " ( ' .i " ( llifin- is(r . 1 1 Nsill Ur " I)..! " and ' Minimi. " alt.r (ii ;.d.iali..n. and M ' know lliat his liitmo taret-r as Aini Olliccr and luishand will he as successful as his life as a cadel. Lots of luck. Jimmie. larlv came (o us liom liii ' utiii-r side of the fence — av l) birth and rm h chuicc. A restless student who got maximum results from miniinuin study, he had mncli lime for hi- enormous iirri- |iondeu(c and a collection of " V |.in . A reddica.l.-d .liminutivc -ti.k of d iiainite witti a heart of gold, he will be an asset to an branch. Sergeant {2-1) Sergranl (2-1) Wrestling (4) Ciimpanv Haiiitzrr Rep Academic Coach (4-3) Track (3) Handball Club (3-2-1) Rijle Sharpshiiuler Rijle (1-3) Rijle Shar t hnntri PisKil ( r ,.s » in Machine Gun Marksman CU o 350 DSEI ' ll WKNTWOKTII ll KIM N At I,ah ;k Mllioiifili posscssiiifi a piral adlnilN lor ■■1mm..II ' I ' ll. ' DracMi «. .1.1.1 ralli.r ai-u,- llum .al. ( ian l.v,-. lia|i|.N- -..-liMkN.aii.l ln,IIHrn-..l I., all |Mt I in,... Iw idrallv suilc ' .l lu ix ' al iIk ' -NMriii. I!mI - knou li.- ulll Im- »ir ol ' III. ' rvali ' sl ami iiiosi hcloN.d Iradrrs llial ill. ' Afa(K-in lias |.n..lii.-.Ml. II.- uill liax, ' «.ll .ain.-.l his B.S. (Icgrre. Tli.- lifac.n l..ng ma lie l.-a.l! L, ' . ' has Ih. ' I....k ..I a la ,N. I..sl .hil.l. 7 ' his is almost him. ri.l In- . . r. ' oims ill. ' " la " .in ill. ' I. ' iinis ( ' ..ml uh.r. ' hi ' shamhlcs ah.Mil uilli ania ing an. I sometimes alarining ra|)i.lil . To r. ' alK kn.iw him h. ' must he seen ill New York where he bm ' sts lorlli in all ih.- plor ..f some exotic night-blooming flower. Culli.ili, Clui wl Clii.ir {l-:i-2-l) KiJIr i:.,,rr, fcace Si-rgetiKt (2-1) T,-nnU {4-3-2-1) ■ m - 351 Sergeant (2) First Sergeant (7) Soccer {-f) Golf (4) Assistant Manager Football (3) Sunday School Teacher [2-1) Company Pointer Representative (2) Business Manager Pointer Calendar (2-7) ff ' ater Carnival Committee (3) Gift Committee (7) Camera Club (2-1) Rifle Expert (3) Forevt-r l()okin ; to the iulurc. and btinlilting 1j tin- past, llal utilizes the present to prepare himself for what is to come. Versatilit and initiative are his stepping stones. His good nature, varied experience, and tact, coupled with his excellent conversational ahility provide him with a constant circle of close friends, ien such as Hal will never !..• .-xpcndahl.-. HAROLD SEARS HEAD Congressional, 3rd, Conn. ■Har W AKREN ROBERT HECKEK Congressional, 2nd, N. J. " Scrapper " Follow the Scrapper from room to room and he will " doodle " u a thumbnail sketch of liimself. Diversified know ledf ■ and a bubbling flow of humor (under the guise of rebellion toward all established authority) lend him an unquenchable spirit fazed by nothing. All this, rounded out b a love for all things musical, push him unpcrlurbed to the bars of a lieutenant. PAUL ANDF{|., HEDERSTKOAF. ,ll{. Army " Pm,r ALBERT C l{l III (.IMil |{(.i;|{ CONGRESSION M,. I2t||. MaSS. ' -mMh " ! I.c (air lo saN llial jusl Iwnuis,- lir lia.l In .ii a n.u nd ((.iiirorl.r al iIk ' I ' tnl ol ailirif; car, ' aul s|M-..l all his lirii, ' " I.Mk.-.l arxl n.llr.l. " Swi.nn.infi f .a. Id (■ ]ui|)iiicnl. " iialurar " lor llic Air Corps. i. ' ' ll n,N,.r " Hasl,. " Jnsl as l„- has nrvor - ' ash,-,] " as a ri.ri.l. " il,-. " or ca.l.l. I)rliiiil,l a loss lo the class of Jaiiuarv " 13. Al has proven an a.ssel to the class of .(iinc ' 13. iiol onl in his swimming ability, but also in his iiiililar know l.-.lir,-. His quid. Iri.ii.llN. ami rnoilcsl nature which has Id lleggic to he one .f the hcsl-likc.l. an.l well knoun members in the class will place him in g I stead in the service. Color Corporal (3) Sprgvant (1) inn ( 1. 1.2) l ,.„„..,„», (i) .,„il,„ll I ; ) (.hrUtlh (1-3) ll,„l,ln,t(h iiiht S ,„» ( ) Sergeant (2) Football (4) Swimming (3-2-1) Hundredth Mght Slum- (I) Camera Club (3.2-1) IIAKRY LUU ii ICK IlKlNTZF.l.MAN. Ill CONGRESSIONVI,. 1st. . V;i. RICHARD TILGHMAN HEMSLEV, III CONCRESSIONM . Itu. M D. I cnraril. llu- iiiosl iiKlilT.iciil. rl " ori-lli.-liaH " man ever K. " ina.! Mh,w lli. ' v ul lli,- Corps lia%. ' Iro.l. " Mdsl of liis lime was spcril in s aicliiii;i lor llial i.oiiil on llic cITorl-result grapli wliicli aM- a niaxiinuni of result for a niinimuin of crforl. rl. am joh entrusted to l.i.n was no! onlv qx, rkU .lone l.ul properlN done. The sk is Ills limit. Willi 111.- l.M.k ..fa ni.l 111. ' l.rains n.vr. " Di.ko .nl.iv.l W esl I ' .iinI ninfon.-.l U a l$.K. f .l.-r.-. ' . II.- |.la ,-.l li...k.- until .-..iiiin- out (nv short |(i ' rio.ls .(! ' slu.h and ii-la ali.m se.-m.-.l I.) suit him l).-ll.-r. ' VUr I ' .iifiin.-.-r ' s loss was the ir (:.)r|.s f:ain as Di.k .airi.-.l his stars inl. llu- sks uli.-n- lli.-v h.-l..n-. Sergrant (1) h„alh„ll Manailrr ( -.?) Il(,-I.ril„ill l,ii„iii,r (.M ' - ) M„ii,i!i,-, Ml, ,,, ' ■ (■ " ISii krihiill •KKI) WIl.l.AKI) IIERRES, JK. Senatorial. (I01.0. " Riir KOBEKT ALVIN HEKSBER(;EK ■■ii„ir WillicV |)n ' i )iis rriililaix liainiii si I liiiii in i( nt stead. . ' siMMiallN .luriiif; |.l.l,r x.ar. His kiia.k ..Ik.i.Mk- in : out ( .(» llK-nirs iiia lr iiirn llir rn of us alL Uul Willif aKsaxs l,alau.r,l lus s.iious a.r...u|.lislinirnls Willi a liglit-li.Mit.d. cluNaln.us .hariu uin.li made liim a favorite at hops and social i rils. toasi lli.ii lo illie, a sure fire winner (or an liraneli. " Rig Ha.l Rol. " i known tl.rou-lioul llie Corps for his affalile and eas demeanor and his abililN to heat llie " lurn-ouls. " llliough he has his eyes on tlie " anelior man " jiosilion. he forgot liimself and gained . ' i72 files on a I ' reneh " inrn-out. " Pleasingly indifferent, he works l)(sl under pressure. The Air Corps will undouht- eilly lind him as indispensable as we did. cuce l„.,r, Srrgeunl ( ) Sergeant (I) ildl Sir ifuiit Major Chapel Choir {4-3-1) Uadomk Coach (2) Pistol ( ) Pistol (4) Rifle Expert Pistol Expert Wisconsin ' s rugged Norlliland is urilliri in his acter. Dependable, stronj;. I( al in Iriendsliip. and always readv to see the humor in hie. Ed lias run his time out here at the Academy. He does his job — any job — eflic ientlv and cahnlv. taking complications in his stride. He will evoke the Arniv " s higiiest comphment, " Proud to have served with ou. Kd. " The Silver Wings will shine on his tunic. ED ARD JEROME HERTEL Congressional. 6th. t " is. " The He,r Congressional, IN. Mexico " Archie " " The Santa Fe Express " has cut a niche in Armv ' s l(Mitl.all hall of lame. Vnliie ' s alhl. ' lic pr..«(■ -oi.|.l.-d «itli hi pcis,.nalil brands him a leader ..I ni.n. His extreme modestv, sense of humor, and abilitv to under- stand human nature make him a grand person to know. New Mexico has taken pride in (he accomplishments of one of her favorite sons. U() ;k,k iiii,.sm n, ik. (!oNGKKSSION Al.. .lui). ( ' .Mil ' . ERNEST HINDS Congressional, Otii, N. J. Easing liimsclf lliroiigli llircc cars oi ' acaclcniics and tMnergin ; with plenty ol ' files, Hog could al a s lie found leading a " B.S. " session eillier in liarracks or in llie " l)oodleis. " " Ilappiesl when arguing, Kog would lake eilher side. Mis laxorile topic — the Infanti is and aiwavs will he the .pie.n ..f hallle. .liNal.-,l h a hnrning desire lo s. ' e aclion. lliis Iru.- x.n ol liu- In- l ' anlr will make a dri inir. edieienl oOieer. Sonorously spoken, vigorous of aetion. strong of de- cision and delerniination -Krnie follows a long line of famous Vrm men. Such a military background gives hini the assurarxe and positiveness of his aggressively upheld opinion . hit of the extremist, he possesses the i id imagination to visualize a goal and then the en -rs; lo attain it. Success as an officer is certain. i:,lil„r-i,l-(:lurf „J Ihr I ' oinU S,.r», ' „m (2-1) Hundmlth Mfihl Show (3-1) Chess CM, (3) Pointer Representative Gift Representative I ' istol Team (I) ROBERT I 1 IHM I 1 N Com;b ' ' [., I3tii. Texas ■n„ir HI.NKDICT FRANCIS H(3FFMAN Army " Bennv " From the heart of Texas to the hearts of liis frieiifls in the Corps was an eas Irip for this cliciTful son ol (lie wide open spaces. n infinite eapaeilx for friendsliip and a uilhnfiness lo iiel|) an hod an lime are hut t«o of tile many fine traits that will i eep Boh long in our memories. Corporal (3) Sergeant (2-7) Swimming (4-3-2) umerals (4) Monogram [3) Hiiiiiir ( ' .(immittee (2-1) F„„lhall Snili-tician (4-3-2-1) Hennv. a hard-uorkin;:. atldetic. limiesota farm boy, arrived in 1940. His main love is hasehall and he enjoys piaving, watching, or Hstening to a hasehall game. He is fpiiet. efTieient. and when necessary, even domineer- ing. His continued jovialitv on all occasions makes living more pleasant for his associates. He works con- scientiously at all times for the good of liie Corps and the preserxation of the " West Point S stem. " Sergeant (2) I ' irst Sergeant (I) liaseball (t-3-l) „merals (» Monogram (3} (:„lh,lic Chaiwl MIs.al Header (2 ( 6z U( d 358 1 1 1 U W 1 1 I I ' ■■liiiil Kor thm- years I.e.- lias Im.ii an uulslari.linf: m.nilHr ..I i.ur .lass. Tall. .Iic.r ImI. alhl.-llr. an. I -.rillrniarilv . h. ' |,n.xr,i hnnsrir I., l... a l.a.l.r an.i a Irl.rnl I., ail. s class |(icsiilciU 111- lia liiu hl lor i cr |(ri ilff;r lir (ould ol.lain lor iis. n.l lo lli. ' .ml lir ' ll Im ' li lilin lor us. lor liir Mr ( iorj.s. ami lor llio r uor(l thai iiHaiil so inut ' li lo him l)iil . Honor. Comilrv . I ' l.h- M.nim.r lau-hl „ lss» ihinps al.ont Hu.l hr could laufih ami he IomiI horses. During plebe academ- ics inc |Mricn (■ in Irciich rolpl.cd him of stars, but Ncariing car an undaimli-d dclcrmination earned them «illi lim a for |iolo. choir, and f fs belles J riiinics. MuuNs a real .•oinmando lo liaxc on our si.l.-. jiud «ill Ih- rcincml.ercd for his vcrsalilitN an l his higic. Mr,„ ,al (:)) Corporal (.J) Sfrgrunt {i ) S, ' rf., ' anl {2) (Mplain. Captain. Coiiipaiiv Conimiin ler {I) K.fiimrnl,,! („mmamU ' r ( ) Stars (2-1) Chiss I ' rrsideiit (3-2) If resiling {!) Trarh {4-3.2.1) I ' olo (4) uim ' rah (7) Assistant Manager {3-2) Issi.i.m, Coach {2-1) Manager (Z) Football in Choir {4-3-2-1) Pointer {4-3.2) Academic Coach {4-3-2-1) Camera Club {4.3-2) Election Committee Bobby is llic file tliat thinks H..b.Tl a foul bit of nomenfialuir. wiiilo Hccwaii is jnsl IovcIn. With this as a lead nn fool can |)laini s.- - thai his idea of Nirvana is iniiaiing potato riii|.s while listcninij: to a L ' . of r. griiliron ictoi . l)t ' s[)itr hroum infested beds lie ahva s managed to maintain a cheerful attitude in work or j.la at liell-sur-lludson. (;o ou Gopher. ROBERT MILTON HOLMES Congressional, 6th. Minn. -Bnir JOII.N ALVllLO.N IIOMMEL Congressional, 4th. Iowa " Johnny ' " Debonaire. devil-ina -care, lake-it-as-it-comes " John- n . He al a s looks either slick and satisfied as a Persian cat or worried and harassed as a father of triplets. Convinced that he was a " goal. " he tried hard for three vears to prove it. A terror with the women and really one of the boys, you are bound to like him whoever ou are. Iiii.l.l . a Kanaka Ironi llauaii. cnl.tv.l W rsl l ' ..inl uilli an K.O. ' I.C. I,a k-n.nn.l an. I a .nllllarx l.-arin vslii-li NNillisI I •• ' ,-arlin- .l.a.llMal.- Mis -I ' ar an ' |ili si ]nc anil Hawaiian lunianliii-ni inadr him a Wilh 111.- .|,|M)sill r[.s M,i nijrl.llN I.IIrr I.. Irva-. k.pl Inrn ,N.r .,n llu- laic lijilils list. " Si tiN. " .■..ns.i.nliuns. an. I .-(li.i.rU, Hii.l.lx will go far in llic ir Cups. Corpural (3) Sor canl (2) Lieutenant (l) Football (t) Swimming {4-3} Numerals (4) Track (4-3) II nt.r (Mrniial Committee Pistol Expert Rifle Expert Willi a ininininin ..f sHi.In aii.l a inaximinii . r Inn. |{run .snrni .inil.-.lalltlu-obsta.l.ss.l l. lli.. V.a.l.mi.- and Ta.li.al D.-parliiKMits. s l.xilliall nianagt-r lit- u.Mki ' .J hard, sacrificing; main slii.l hours, and as a |iil.)l h.- was ihf first cadet to join the (Caterpillar Club, lie l. ' a is ill.- mini.irx of odd hats and quaint figures of sp. ' . ' .-h. lie is «liat the ir Corps needs. Corporal (3) Sergeant (I) Football Manager (2-1) Caterpillar Club {2-1) Camera Club (3-2-1) Fishing Club (I) 361 •;i ' ii iirpoLiTo iir t, JK. ! ) ;iiKssi )N AL. :23ni). Ii.r.. JARRETT MATTHEW HUDDLESTON National Giard. Texas •■lliiau. Sirl " ;ni,l W .m il «as. W i(h a read) wit. ami a nian.Mf.tlic-VMirl.l ..iiiI.h.U. Krd lias left a siring of fri.n.l- Inun K. W .-1 lo lwsko-.-.-. Jl.- brought to West Point a steady head and a willing heart that sus- tains the f;or|)s ' best ideas and traditions. Versatile and sinrcre. .joe uill carrx ihe high slaixlards of West Point into the nii ir C.ri. . a|»|)v eaine to us straight from Fort Sam Houston. An Infantryman from the start, Jeny did not worr over his jousts with the Academic Department. Muaxs in the center of a " rat-raee. " he was a hard and jicr- severing worker when there was a job to be done. Iii ioxallv to his fri.iiils anil his d -lt " rminalion will make him a valuable ollieer. Sfi iciinl (2) Boxing (4) Cainain (1) Rifle (3-2-1) C.iimiHm Commandvr Mnrwarnm (3) Football (4-3) liinii C.mimilt,;- Numerals ( ) Hiflr i:x,H-rt Monofiram (.i) fl ,,1 I.Xjirrt Tnnh (4) U irhin, ' l.nn Morl snum Scrfifunl (2-1) Cross Counlrv ( ) If eiiiht Lifliiiii C.luh (3-2-1 (Mllinlir Clm n-l lirodrr (I) Hlllr l.xi,rrl 362 JOHN BELL HUDSON Congressional, 2nd, Ga. " Jaybee " ULLIN LEE HUDSON Senatorial, Miss. Jaybee. a Yankee ' s conception of the perfect Southerner, willi a keen interest in flving. a honey-talking Southern belle, and the red comforter, has been a ])erfect " « ife. " Easy-going and tolerant, he has an enviable record for making friends. Never in a storm, he has consistently got good results. The Air Corps is getting a good man and a " hot pilot. " ' Emerging victorious in his skirmish with plebo French. " Hud " began training his red comforter. Thereafter he emerged only to down his sports opponents, to plav a mean game of bridge, to read a book, to help anyone who was stuck. His spirit of cooperation and ability to do well any job assigned him must make our loss the Army ' s gain. Sergeant ( ) Sergeant (i) Hundredth Niglit Slww ( ) Rifle Sharpslw Corporal (3) Sergeant (2-1) Football (4-3) ] unierals (4) Monogram (3) lioxing (4) iMcrn.sr ( 1-3) Cllnir (1-3-2-1) Camera Cliih (3-2-1) Hundredth Mght Show (1) Rifle Expert Big in lieail, our Hugs lias Wen a iri.n.l lo all. W c forget nt ' itht ' r his ability to smile, no matter how trying the times; nor his slow, lovahle. Louisiana drawl. With deep regret we watched ir (;i)r|)s training remo e him from V Squad football— with liearlf.-ll wishes we re- linquish our ideal classmate lo liie duti ' s which call him elsewhere. IIERSCHEL DeMENT IILKMIF.S Congressional, 8tii, L . " Hugs " H 1 K 4? ■ ' •s . ' ■r : i_ . ' WP ' p V ■ ' ' ' " - jsa ■• : .Jik JOHN BOWLER HULL Senatorial, Pa. " Jark " An Army brat — and proud of il is this gentleman from Virginia. His natural athletic abilities seldom showed themselves from the folds of a red bov. An overpowering ambilion lo he conunissioned and lo see action dulled his inleresi in academics and transcended his romantic activities. Nothing will stop his deep dc otion to ihc Army and his love for a fight. Sergeant (2) Lieutenanl (I) Sheet Club (4-3-2-1) Manager (2) l-isliingClnb (I) Rifle Sliorpshonter ia o ii Ill lt l II i; i i; III I. I (: N(;HKSSI() 1,. Till, I ' kNN. -• m " II.LI AM I ' ATUICK HUNT, JK. Canal Zone ' ■Biir II.Tm " s lour N.ais al lli.- X.adct.iN ili.l tiol afl.cl in llic waNs. ll..u,N,r. un.l.riiralh llial .aim .M.-ri.,!- Us a .haia.l.r in uln.li .l,l.rfninali..n .l.-linil.lN sIo.mI ..nl. as .Niil.iic.l l, Ins !«.. plil.c rats. Scconil lo llcrnrs losr ol 111. ' aini is liis .l. ' sir. ' I.) ..|..ii a cliairi . ! .I.li- .al. ' ss. ' n stores lo salisiv his " boodle " desire. Hills j,,.nn.l .liaracl.r an. I n. ' x. ' r iailin- wil have l.n.n hl f... ,■..,! .,1 u,ll- i„nl rn...n. ' nls lo llios.. uh., Iia . ' kn..un Inin. I n.liir.r.-nl lo all lorins ..f " lilc- int; out all assi in(il tasks, liis ability to atta.k an nnlaiiiiliar situation and earry it to a praetical and logieal conclusion has won the esteem of all his acquaint- ances. I)rl)iithig Siiciely {3-2) cote Sergeant {I) ISoxing (-1-3) Pistol Sharpslwote Rifle Sharpshooter 365 PALI.JOSKl ' H III KI,i:V Seivatoriai,, N. II. " I ' nr W ALTEK JAMES IIUTCIIIN Senatoriai., Ky. " Hulcir The man of a liroad New Ilanipsliire " A, " an Irisli sense of humor, and a cavalry vocabiilar . Tie was lh ' catalyst in every rat-raci — the man behind llie waler- bag — the christener of ' " I ' he Sack. " ( ' oor hnalion. shrewdness, dependabiUty make liim an atlilete and a good pilot: a Gaelic grin makes him the spirit of the old " K " " do. rabble. We have only two idols: Benny Havens and — Patrick. llulch, an ever-ready, evcr-sym|jallietic wife, found his place at the Academy just as the Corps and tlie Academy found their [)lace in his heart. Walter will be remembered as one with a ready smile and a cheerful greeting. West Point has lost a cadet of whom it is rightfully proud. The Army has gained a soldier of whom it shall be rightfully proud. Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (i) Football {!■) Hockey {4-3-2-1) Soccer {2) Rifle Expert ■I, (3-2) Sergeant (2-7) .Uiuhmic Coa l ' ..in,er{l) IS-Sqmnl Siriniming {3-2) Camp Illumination {1-3) Rifle Expert ( ia Ki6 ' ._ ■i ' ii() i s i,r, III ' i ' (:iii (;,s. ||{. CONCRESSIONAI,. 2nd, S. C. " L. or K l ' l I I M ) ILKIO llulcli. lirry n-1.,1 fruin Soiilli Carol atf imicnls, and llic non-irj;. Iiulli i.C v llic Tarlical Dc|milni(fil no III lie aii i si,l,-. nun.om,n,.ral.l,.s,,i,i. an,! a 11, ,.. will iiiak. ' Iluli ' li an odi.-.r il„. in)..(.s will cu an.l swrar l.v. 1 f ' caee IS a lov.T of |{o.k .ani,- lo W ,sl I ' oini all.r a l.ani |.lrl.c ,.af• at ' i ' v-- raiis,-.l 111,. I " l.ili|.|.in,- lililar ,a,l,niv. Slarlin- as a " .•.■.og. ' • ' .,■ IVi,„.l ni ,,-,1 |.l,l„.. " I,.. sl,ou,.,| his sol.li.rix .,ualili,s U «.-ar- li;i ,- ,.n our inj; li,-vroiis llir, ii :lioMl his n|i|i,r,-lass ,-ais. A iil |» ' n l ' n, - nalnral " hiv, ' . " he rank -,l hic;h in spile of his Ironliles with Ih.- Knglish Deparlnuril. llh, ngh his ambition IS to rear a big family, be lirsl intcmls to do his share in rearing a big Army. Corporal (3) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant ( ) •■,■,„■ „,.. ( ..• ) rv„-ss chii, (:t) lt,„li„ C.liil, Ci) Kijlr l:xi,rrt (.i) Lacrosse (■i.3-2) Chess Team (1-3-2-1) lice-President Chess Club (1) Camera Club (3-2-1) Rifle Expert Pistol Sharpshooter Assistant Editor P, Corporal {3) Sergeant (2-7) Cvmnastivs (4) inter Calendar (3-2) Camera Cluh (3) Rijle Expert Pistol Sharpsliaolcr Howie is easy going in most things and is alwa . illing to lend a helpiui lian.l. He stunil.ie.l ovtr the T.D. for two years ami con iiiucntlN lost a eh. rish. ' d Christmas leave. Ne tr out ol the cruud and always the ring leader, Ho ii ' wan and kept man a Iriind. The ir Force is fortunate to get him as it will protit a- did all who knew him. GEORGE IIO ARD INGHAM At Large Honi,- GLENN PALL IN(; KRSKN C0NGRESSI 1N L. : M . lo " V " Ihltlll " Proving that all from Iowa i nt corn. Dutch used a smart wrestling head to show the l ast Coast men a few tricks. ()uiet and e en-lcmiicrcd he ha heen ver " ' I ' notclu on hi iii()f are not lor nothing. Vcademicall uncertain but strong in common sense he will have no trouble getting along. .s igeant (- ' ) , rllleu,, " ( ) n.lHn iimrr Minor Captai iiritzer (J-3.2-1) als (4) ■■4 " (3-1) (i) (4.3) • .inter ( -l) Ccu o Mil. I IIOMI ' XIN Mill M t;i)N.;i(Essii.Nu., I Tim. Ii.i.. ■■■nw„ii,v- CABKIEL ALICX ANDF.R IVAN Army " Cabby " All effortless " liive. " rarely in In.iil.l. ' . lie f;.-ls results a|)|)areiill willioiil lr iiif:. i i l. ihal a sense of iiimior. a dasli of eonsi.leralion. a " li--.(|iiair ' foii(lne lor a flood liTn.-. and you hav - ' I ' iuiolliN. an " ( )raui;e " " Irisliiuan lio will always get alonj:. {,,„„] fri.Tid. f;ood " wife, " good ofKeer: as inueli as ue hale lo adniil it. we will miss him. Meres (he uiaii we uaril in Ironl s un the going gets lough. His deeisions are liased on knowledge — knowl- edge gained from e [.erienee and from applieation to hard work. Vihletie, scholarly, affahle, loyal, capable— he ' s a man of many talents. Because West Point ' s ideals have been in him since childhood, (iahhx is a soldier ' s soldier and an inspiration lo those of us who knew him. cote Sergeant [2-1) Football ( ..?) nmr,ah ( ) ■owmill,;- (2-1) liijie Expert Sergeant (2) 1st Sergeant ( ) iMcrosse {t-3-l) Caftain (I) umeral. (t) Major ' ■ r (.?- ) Aeademie Coach Stars (2) PAGE SPENCER JACKSON Congressional, 18tii. III. " Pa c " His musical tastes ran all llu- «a iVom " Ave Maria " to " Father, Dear Father. Come Home lo Me Now. " He had femmes strung all the wa) Irom the l)ank.s of the Mississippi to the shores ol ilie llantio. Not a " n.M.O.C. " but not the " G.F " eadel either. Page did ahuul «hat he wanted to: all of wiiieh makes him an oflieer. a gentleman, and best of all, a regular fellow. THOMAS TERRELL JACKSON Army " T-square " A eonlirmeil disbeliever in study, and a natural enter- tainer. Tonnn made his room the renter of many an evening ' s chatter, with himself at liie center of the howling mob. et when matters were serious and a friend was in need, he would never let you down. This trust worth V qualil plus an imderstanding of the feel- ings of others, will make him a natural leader — a respected oflieer. St ' rge mt {1) Chimer {1-3-2-1) Camera Club (i) Rifle Expert 370 DON l.l) JOMIMI .I I.|{I ' K ' I ' (!( N(.Ilt-. l M , Ur, K. I. " Doir W M.KKH JAMAK. JK. ONGKESSION Al.. HtII, MiNN. ■ ' r,iiir Kroiii 111. ' sin..k plains ..f Uli.„lr Islan.l .am.- Don. Dcsi.ili- llic i |M-alc.l l)l )«s i ihc .a(leiiiic TX-parl- mcnl. his al ilil lo sli k U il wli.ri llir poinj; was loufili has .ani. ' .l him ihn.ufih W rsl I ' oint a.i.l will .aio him into Ihc Vrm Vir (:. i|is. (M ' li.rous. lair, helpful. Iririi.IlN Ih.sc an- m- .lualili.s ihal mak.- him llu- person ho is. ••JI.N. Walk. h..« alM.nl a lilllr help on llns prohlem. " ' helhcr il was academies or am olher kind f)! ' difli- cullx. Walk was right ihere ready lo help anyl)od ho needed il. no matter what it cost him in time and ellorl. Mis own interests being always secondary to I hose of his classmates, he wore stars in sj)ite of himself. I ioute Cross Ciiiinliv ( ) Kijte (.?) Manager (2-1) Ski club (1.3) Pointer (1-3-2-1) Acting Coriwral (3) Manager (2-1) Sergeant (2) Howitzer (1-3-2-1) Lieutenant (1) Advertising Manager (1) Stars (3-2) Cheerleader (2) Cross Conntrv (4) Camera Club (4-3-2-1) Manager (2) Vice-President (2-1) Sid Club (1-3-2-1) Concert Orchestra (4-3) Team (3-2-1) Academic Coach (4-3) ;,, „ ,■ ( al,,, Cuanl Mdiliinr Cm, Sl,„rpsl,„„irr " Sam Jt ' iikins. Suh! " " A inio son ol llic Soiilli. easy- going by nature, he came to us from (ieorgia. Beast Harracks ami West Point ' s system .li.l little lo alter his outlook on lile. Sam knous mo.leralion in all things and you eould not iind a hitter irierid. lie eonsislenth dragged beautiful women, ne er missed a hop. and lound jtlenly of lime left over for work or |)la . SAMUEL WRIGHT JENKINS Senatorial, Ga. " Sam " EARLE ALBIE JOHNSON, JR. At Larok Mis staluri ' . slender: hearing, hanner: eonnlenanee. cheerful: and th.-sis. ta.t. Tiiis «as Johmix « ho hdl well knew th.- vms and the life he wanted to lea.l. So from tile rm and hack again goes a [)romising oflicer, a diligent worker, a life-long friend, and a man ever read with a kind word and a little fun. TJIOM S M ATKINS KHINSION Con»;ressii)N i . Ur. Om . " Tommy- ALAN W ALTER JONES. Jl{. Skn t ki t.. W -h. " ■ III Ihml.lv- Toiniiiy is a man wlio sa s whal In- liclicNcs. c cr alVaid l ask questions no iiiallcr hou trian . II.- i- (■onslanll seeking; new knowli ' dp-. In .n crx lliinj; lie does. TorninN applies himself wilhoul reserve. Although harassed l) tlii ' Drawing Department for two years. li - is a Irui- engineer. Stripes i-orne natural to liini. Ili wile rehielaritl) gises him up to a most promising h Dool.le has neser ha.l an didieultN g .ing through iIk- eadem . West I ' oint polished an already devel- oped character, a stead), thorough, kind and even- tempered fellow who plays the game fairly. His ability to aeeomplish numerous tasks involving more than the usual amount .f hard «ork make all of us willing to lollow him. The Arm has raised an officerl S( ' rs.ennl {2) I-unlhall ( t) naskctlmll ( ) Track (t) Triinis Manager (2-1) Ua,t,-mir Coach (,?) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (I) Class Xumerals 1 4) Hoxing (4) Pistol (3) Pointer Representatire (2-1) Howitzer Representatire (2-1) Rifle Expert Machine Gun 1st Class Gunner CIIVKLKSMEIKKSJOM . Congressional. 2nd. N. J. " Charlir- FR NK W ILI I M ioM s. CoNGREssioN i., 5th, Conn As a railcl (iliarlic ' s li( isli inamicr ami iiil ' crlioiis enthusiasm inailc liiiii rasx to got along «itli. and an ideal roommate. A strong Individnalisl. lie eliose his close friends and then slnck lo ihi-ni. His loyally lo his ideals and firm sense of diit . vhi h he hid beneath an air of seeming carelessness, will make him a highly conscientious officer. Willi a New Kiigland background, and a desire to liecome a eayalrv officer, Frank has led a varied life. His sport has always been the half-mile, whether it be on the track, the area, or Flirtation. Bunny has the complex of a true " goat. " but the willingness and eni i -ncy of a Napoleon. Vrid in tli( words of Napoleon " I Oild ,11, l,o„„„c " ,.,,«,.«» ( ) S,-rtivant (2-1) Track ( ) Lacrosse C-S,,ua,l (I) Houilzcr (2-1) Trade {:i-2.1) Roicurclt lulilnr ( ) Couch (3) Rijle Ex,,r„ icu o i - ' ' ' Ifki cail liMJMI KII.UKK ' I ' II ,|()NR Congressional, 25tii, [i.t,. FEIJX AM)Ri; N KM.INSKI Con(;ression M,. I- t, N. II. " D,m I ' ,;,, ' - Ucd came lo iis afu-r liaviiif; ()m|)lrlcil llinc cars of Ijifiiiieering at tlie University of Illinois. Uuicl, tciuliiij; lo liis own business, and asking favors of no one. Red llnive.! .m.ler West Point .lisripli,!,-. Ih- ,.r..ve,l hirn- scir wlicii (luring Yearling Year lie look u|i llie pislol lor 111. ' lirsl lime I ' oiril anil Kvel , lli. ' M rna l. ' iIk ' pislol ham. W .M ■an [ oiiil willi pride to this man. " Long Don Pepe dadenas. " he was known as enter- taiiii ' r supreme, on stage, on iee, and in the air. A natural " hive, " musician, and figure skater, Pepe at the e |Miise of stars has put our wife through U.S.M.A,, and provided matiN hours of entertainment for the ( lorps. rough anil ready hockey man, Pepe has proven liimseM to he a well-rounded cadet and popular friend to all. fcate Sergeant (!) Pistol {3-2-1) Minor " yi " (i) Monogram (.?) Choir (4-3-2.1) Rifle Expert Pistol Sharpshooter Machine Gun Marksman Sergeant (2-1) Hockey (t-3-2-1) j umerals (i) Cadet Orchestra Concert Orchestra Camera Club Catholic Choir Academic Coach Rifle Sh iri shii(itrr l isi„l I„rl.-sm„n MarhiurC.nn M.irl.smun A far (-i from llic 1 .) frcsli from high scliool is the man li-aviiig West Point -n Siil graduates. He has taken man disappointments, not the least of which was his w ashing out of the Air Corps, but each one has added something to his character. Now the Arnn receives from ihe Academy an officer worth) of its name. SIDNEY KATZ Congressional, 4th, Pa. ■■si,r m mpic . 1 HI Kiiik 2 H " " Pw - jT 3 HIL " " " Jl M jfl If - ' flj H v " " 1 Ij sr— — ' - JAMES MOL LTON KECK CONGRESSKIV I . l! n. K. I. ■jinr " Hab -face " " could liave been liis nick-name, l)ut his manl deeds have exceeded the ()utlifulness of his pink-cheeked complexion. man of conviction and confidence — probably more, certainly no less. A first- section man without studying, a high-ranking file w ith- out losing friends — need more he said to formidate the perfect " wife? " We think not nor will his associates uhcn lie dons his silver wings. IJ.-ulemint (1) (;„il (1) Cllr.s CInl, ( -•( ] li.hin ( h 1 ■It H„n,„ 1 „n null ■r ( ) 11,,,, l,,n„ SI., (lul, . ! Ma.lunr (. u, 1 Xpert Hi I, ' i:x,,r, t l ' i-l„l Sh,i, islwntcr €U O ' T .L -n 1 1 NOKMW .l KKKI ' KK, IK. (! )M;kkssi in M.. I Ini. Cm if. JAMES FRANCIS KEENW CONOKESSIOINAL, I ItH, N. Y. ecf. an iilialisi and a dn-arnrr. is lillcil willi a slronj; II lo a (()in|ilisli his drcanis. More mature tlian most MS. K(( I has had a hard joh adjiLsting himself to del lile. M.. has had l..lit;hl to sla iiere at the heart- eakin- ex|.ense ul losiufi his ir Corps e es. W ell- ilorcil and laslidioiis. liion .dil fnl and considerate, eel nil! ahsaNS he a true soldier and " entleman. .liin is a iiard-working son of Staten Island! For his lioxing prowess, for his devotion to rehgion, and for his ahsohite fairness in dealing with fellow cadets — his many friends will long remember him. As long as cour- age and determination to win are qualities desired in the ollieers of our armx. .lim «ill (ind his place secure. Srr i -anl ( ) Cumera Club Ruilio Club Ski Club Rifle Shuriishoolpr I ' islol Mark.sm,,,, Milvhiiif Clin Marl.- i -w fe fe Mm JOHN JOSEPH KELLY. J H. National Guard, N. Y. " Johnnie " " Often a liridt ' sinaitl. never a bride " — Johnnie ' s stars missed his collar l)v tenths each year. (lool. calm, col- lected, a natural " iiive " and niainsta ol " goats " " : a slight indifference witnessed by Central Area: always a one-femme cadet: and always good for an interesting argument — all factors which made him a wonderful wife and allow West Point to promise the Army an invaluable officer. 378 L N ' K)IU) HHWKLIN KI-,N(,LE. ] { Congressional, 2nd, Calif. " Sl .r A veritable hive, our Stuff, strong phvsically and strong mentally, is the symbol of the well-finished West Point product. Stuff came lo u- after a sear at the Naval Academv. Then Navy ' s loss was our gain, for he has made an impressive record. Twenty ears from now remember to look, for iiis name among our topmost general oflicers. Corporal {3} Captain (I) Academic Coach (4.3-2-1) Company ( Bugle otes Staff (3-2-1) Business [anas:er (I) Debating Smiciv (3-2-1) Rifle Expert IIAKKV JESSE KENYUN Senatokiai,, Wise. ITarrv will [„■ l„sl nrn.r..i,,n.l lur l,i k..ri. ,hs - willed obscrvalious on (!V( ' r (la cadrl iili-. Sln iif:l inclividualislic, he was alwa s scckini: lor " llic lii ; ] i(iiiic. " (,)ui(l. ii( ir siMclanilar. In- lorrrKd a iiiiclriis or.jos,- Iri.n.ls lo U,„u lie ninaiii.d lo al. His aciile s.nsc III itlali c values and powers of analysis will assure liiiu a suecessful eareer in his chosen branch. Hull sessions, jokini;. and living up lo his surname — in each Jack excelled. In athletics a lacrosse stick was his weapon. Not a " draggoid, " he has had one OAO from I he start. He took a fling at the Air Corps but found iiis calling with the doughboys. Good common sense in aliundanee uill earr him liiroiigh a long and promising odieer areer. fcace Servant ( ) Tennis (4) Boxing {4-3-2-1) Rifle Expert Sergeant {2-1) Brigade Color Cuard Lacrosse {1-3-1) umerals ( ) Hing Committee {2.1) Rifle Expert Sergeant (J) Basketbatl (4) Ha ebnll (3-1) n. Honor CommiWo (I) ] a cr Caniiral Committee (3) Take equal portions of good humor, intelligenre and attractive personality, s|)rinkle witii sopliislication, flavor villi a dash of whimsy, mix thoroughlN and slir to the tune of " Sluggoid Blues. " Result — K.I ' ., the finest type man one could desire as a roommate and fellow soldier. Readv for action on any front. Bill peels off for dut will) weJl-wisliers on every side. WILLIAM JOSEPH KILPATRICK, JR. Congressional, 7th, Io«a -Bill " ll |{(i| I) I i;ii(,l ( N KNOWLES Senatorial, Conn. " Fergie " A natural " hive " and a splendid coach. Fergie has put more than one man safely through West Point. Yet, he always had time after helping others (and writing that daily letter to Merce) to excell in basketball — his favor- ite sport, or to perfect his flying — his chosen work. Always amiable. I ' ergie kepi us smiling uitli hi nadv wit, and never let us know what a gloom period realls was. Sergeant (2) Staff Sergeant (I) Basketball ( I ■3-2. 1) Monogram (3) Track (3- 1) Ehction Committee (3-2-1) Academic Coarh (1-3-2-1) Stars (2) Rifle Expert ( a u rum. BKIK L ( UIJ.I() K()( Mill ANTHONY KR|;M Co ;REssIO AI., 5tii. Ji.i.. ■■i:,r llailiufi In.m l..ua. I!ni. - is ik.i.mI lor a slri.lc llial doggediv puiiiKlr.l 111,- rouir on Cross-Counlrv Corps Squad. Willi his rca.lv «il ami f;lil, loiit;uc he roin iiicr.l us and llie Academic Deparlnicnl thai lie had llic approved sohition in most anv silnaliim. (l iiaiiiic personalil), Hnicc is om- of uliom «.- «i|| soiiicilax proudly sa . " Wlix ncs, he was a classmate oi mine. " ila|,|,x.-.,.|u.k I nele ], . har.l uork r when in the iiiouil. masler al the art of " [{.S. " . strietlx a one-girl man. ne .r a worrx. is everx l.ody ' s pal. As Ed takes liis place ill the loiif; f;re line llial [lasscs into the service ' " ' " r ihe Arrnx ' s best, he leaves friends from ■li.P. " and " M.P. " lo six-striped Firstie. I. fcate Sergeant (2-1) Cross Countrv (3-2) Track (3-2) Aculrniic Coach [3) Concert Orchestra Pistol Marksman Rifle Sharpshooter Staff Sergeant ( ) Acailemic Coach (3) 381 JUllN JvOi.Li; kLLLM N Congressional, 21st, Ohio " Rof- " ARTHUR JOSEPH LACOUTURE, JR. Senatorial, Kans. " ArC Roger arrived at est Point with a hi-r. Irieiidh smil. on his face. The " Beast Detail, " a vear ( [ililiiiluni. and his roommates, however, failed ((imiileitlN to put a dent into that smile, and he soon had a host of friends. We called him " the ire " ; nevertheless, he is a versa- tile athlete. Good-natnred. level-headed, and clear-think- ing, he will make an outstanding officer. Art is an easv-going and good-natured chap, an easy pirson to li f with and to like. His number one love is nui i -: he ()ul l rather listen to records than study. Vet. although he studied little, he never had trouble with the Academic Department. He never bothered the " T.D. " . nor tiie " T.D. " him. The Coast Artillery wiU laim him. Sergeant (2-1) Tennis (4.3-2-1) . umerah (4) A i ior ' A ' (3-1) avy Star (3) Hop Manager (2-1) Sqnash Club (2-1) Rifle Expert Sergeant (2) Staff Sergeant (1) Wrestling (4-3-2-1) Catholic Chapel Missal Reader (2-1) Pistol Expert i€U i 382 JAMKS IK)Li(;i,AS l, f;SI Al I . JK. SEiNvicitm. kv. • ' ,(,••• Srir.a|.|M.inl.-,l |.n i.l,-nl of ill. ' ■•K-.ul» . " I ' ,lr luunhi vi.l )ri..iis a|i|,annll iininiiiir. I ' lir a.a.l.tiiir iM.ar.l his I$-|-..1m- «ill l.slilN: I, ,11 il l.«. Im,u.,I in ,|, Iral. ( )nr oflhe lH-sl-lik.-«l iiini in liis .lass, i.iilslan.liiij; in allairs liolh atlilelic and niililar . IVlc «ill pi lar in liis li s.-n H K IIAROI.DSON LM ' SON. JK. CONCRESSION.M. Ifilll. ' l " h V ■■Hnn,v " riiis M.ri- |M,k.ii T,- ..fsilN.r uin s. an. I 111. ' ni...l.l airplan,- IS n.N.T c.-rc(l from il since. li 11.- iiiiill .liirin " M-arling Mar «as an inspiration ami a source of great jileasiire lor liis air-minded classmates. Equipped with a clear mind and a good sense of balance lie will ro far in the branch he loves — the Air Corps. fcate l.,rnl,nu,U (I) II,,,, ,„„,.,T (_ . ) Sundiiv Schuul Tt ' uchcr (2-1) Ski Club l2-l) Athletic Hmresentative {3-2) Sheet Representative (2) Rifle (4) Iliiiulreilth yight Show {3-1) Fishing Club (Z) Rifle Expert ■irffeant (2-1) ri t.,tTram (1-3-2-1) r„,l,-l iirphnr Clnh Hill,- I xi„rt " M m Sergrunt (2-1) Camera Cluh {2-1) RiJIe Exp, ' ,, I ' islul Shut j shi}ul fi- ll would take iiioiT ll.an a.ad.-inics ami llie " T.D. " to disturb Tom " calm attitude toward life. He takes aca- demics in his stride, and his chevrons prove that he can cope with the " T.D. " Tom ' s good-humored grin is indicative of his friendliness, and his appearance attests his fastidiousness, (iood taste and a sense of proportii n mark Tom ' s activities outside the militar . THOMAS JAMES LAUDAM Army " Tom " BERNARD THOMAS LKWIS Honor School West Point has changed Barne from a outh to a man His native Texas is reflected in his likable, easy-going hospitable ways. An inveterate " draggoid. " he nevei lacks a supply of " pro femnies. " Not especially " hivey, " he compensates by determination and energy to ac complish his given tasks. Harney «ill do well in anv branch he may pick. OIIN lU SSKI.[. l.I.OM). IK. C() (;n ;ssl M,. l.rni. Oiiiu Wli.-n a lifilultif; iil.-alisi mr.-ls a ru-pMl sxMcrri. Iri. lion IfKNllalilN ivsulls. liiil Ii. n linallN uv.ivani 111.- " ' I ' .D. ' s " ail. I ll.c lasl.r ..I llic SvNunls u|,|,...il i,.i ,sk 111. ' Ila.ik.i uh.. ...a.-h.-.l -:2 (;... iiil.rnii.nl. I.x.lliall l.aiii aii.l n..u ' II •:,■[ lli.- nam. ' ..la liar.l liilliii an.l N..U wills.v lli. ivsulls. liadliiif: .m luo Ironls .|iiiii..r n.-iiUalizi ' .l lli.- llin al of Im.iIi ill.- .|iiill sIk-.I ail. I " I) ' list with no loss of thai .■oiila iiiiis .iilhiisiasin an.l siiiccn- manner. Although iiis li. ail lies with the infantr) the Marine Corps is his sc.r.-l passion. His cheerful personality, an extra year ' s s. IN ice htr. ' . an.l a .asual loii.h of indifference has made him will known lo all including " The Batt Board. " Sergeant {2) 1st Sergeant ( ) H,„li,.a„l, {1-3-2.]) ,1 Cliih ( l-:i-2.l) Sergeant (2-1) Rifle (li) Camera Club (4-3-2-1) Clwss Club (4-3-2-1) Expert Pistol, Rifle. Marlui. HARFORD NICHOLS l. K W ( m d ). ill At Large If your best frit-iids uont tell on — Hank Lockwood will. This Iranklv h..n.sl ia.l piilU nu puiuli.-. in wliat lie sa}s liccaiisc In- sa s jusl wliat In- liclit ' s. aixl usually what lie believes is right, lie possesses a tjuick temper, a broad grin, and a sincere loyalty to the Arnn that is hard to match. Sergeant (l) Lacrosse (4-3) JAMKS N(M!l;i- Mil lli;n|«. JR. National tii ard, Calif. " Jim " Jim is an excillent cadi-t and | odiccr. W ilh his natural quahtie uitli an alliailive personality clonblrcjJN ulll make an oflieer . I.r IruiN pn.ud. Wh.-th.T his u. li.ld ur into an ollice ..u ean Im job «rll d .ne. Corporal (3) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (2) Fencing {4-3-2-1) i umerals (4) Choir (4-3-2-1) Rifle Sharpsho oter Machine Gun Sharpshooter Pistol Mark.mnn .tcnliallN an excellent lor leadership coupled Jim should and un- Nshieli lhe er ieeean k carrier, him into the sure that his «illbea i Z4 l i ii(i J CK I ' ATKICk L()L(;ili IAN At Large " Jack " THOMAS.McADOO LOVE CONCRESSION AI,. 12tH. Mo. Never a .lull tnniini.i uiil, ja.k an.un,!. i.-r his s.-ns, ' nf humor is sun- 1.. k.-,|, r ,■x■ nxu■ lai.-hin-. I lis la.ka- (laisiial alliluih ' is oll. ' ti inislak ' ii lor iiKliUVnurr. hul is riall his iridiviiluali.siii coridicliii ' wilh llii- rules ol ihe Taitieal DeparlmeiU. Acliially, le N nou realize hi « iinieh Jack deeply believes in our inolio " l)ul . Honor, ( ounlrx, " but the arm will in llie near iulure. M ler spenditi " onii Ihint;. 1 ' on. esl I ' oitil wilii aspirations for holding a permanent eoiiif iiissiofi ill ihe ir Corps. His flying ability and sound jiid meiil «ere juslh rewarded in his being made I ' irst (laplain at his primary (raining station. His sense of humor has made living with him and his pipes an enjoyable experience indeed. Sergeant (I) Baseball (I) S. f H.s i Club (2-1) II •( » l.iflinii Club (3-2-1) Rifle Expert Sergeant (2-1) Hundredth Mglu Show (4) Hifle Expert ir,!i,;,„l (! ' ) Ur,„r,mnt{I) I ' nin (1.3.2) ll.,p l„nniirr {3-2-1} C.nwrm Chih (1-3-2) ll.imltmll Club (2) Languages and West Point on tin- five ear |.lan go liari l in hand for Luke: hut early graduation made the five years (our and constant liurning of tlie midnight oil conquered the " frog " and " spie. " Hut for liis inevitahle languages ' defieienex. jtolo uould have earned him his letter. However, languages or no. he earned llie friend- shin and resoeel of his lassmates and of all ulio kn. ' w JOHN PORTER LUCAS, JR. Senatorial, Colo. ILLI AM DAVID LUTZ Skpjatorial. Fla. •■» •• Ahsaxs le ..| lieaded, .juiel. careful in fornndating his opinions. Hill gained the friendship and respect of all who cauK ' in contact with him. Willing to admit his mistakes once, hut nexcr ha ing to admit them again because of lack of work. Hill is destined to go far in militar circles. West Point ' s loss is the Air Corps ' gain. II in N( I- i. ( iti CONGKESSIONAI., 9t||. . I SS. ' ■ l,ir " DirkV lirilliaiU wit a ' ii lilrii tiiiin liirio Iroiii lli.- acadcinic di-partiin-iils. Ilijrii in -liiilio ami lu in ilcinciils. he ;aini-(l inan I ' licnils l) .uachinf: clas - nialrs an.l s|.arin ; llu- |)I.-1m s. llli.,nj:li a [.ra.lical juk.r an.l salirisl. I..- alwavs had .nl,.r adxirr wli.n n. ' . ' .l. ' .l. 11, ' ioN. ' d Flirtatiun Walk. slu ' lli. ' r alon.- ur dra-fiin-. !!,• uill tnakr a «.l.-..nu ' a l.lili..n l . llu- " roinaiilic iiilols " of llic ir Corps. Sergeant {2) Lieutenant (!) Academic Coach (3-2) Stars (2) hal was Massacluisett ' s loss was West Point ' s gain uliiii this aniialtlf and good-natured Irishman entered to proM- iiis ai)ililies early in plebe year. Although high- ranking in lioili academics and tactics, Mac was never loo , lor hasehall and dragging, starring at third haM- and covering ih.- lidd. s a matter of fact. Mac will go far and high in anx held. Sergeant (2) Captain (1) Company Commander Captain Baseball ( ) Major ' A " ( ) yumerals (l) Alonogram (3) Howitzer Stajf {2-1) Honor Committee (2-1) Hnndndlh ighl Shoir Programs (4-3-2-1) 389 THOMAS EUG ENE Mr.C BE CONGKESSKIWI.. IOTII. N. J. ' ■Tonr ROBERT LOUIS McCANNA Congressional, 3rd, III. " Bob- ' Torn came to us from Lafavette College and of necessitA ailiu leii liifiisflf to llie new environment. Academics ki|ii hini Iroiii llic athletics in which he wanted to jjarticipatc. Tom has been easy going and fair to others. He takes pride in his Irish blood, bis good build, and a pipe engraved with " l .S. I. . " lioli came to West Point with two things in mind — to avoid all unnecessary pbvsical exertion and to learn to be an officer. He has done well. A veteran member ol the red comforter squad. Bob has shown an amazing energy in all things railitarv. His quick sense of humor and genial personalitv have made him a good rooiiitnate and a dependable friend. Sergeant {2-1) Lacrosse (t) Ski Club (i-3-2-1) Aclvic Sergeant (I) Rifle Team (3-2-1) Rifle Expert I ' istnl Marksman W4 t DONALD Deforest McClure Colorado National Guard " Dotr All inrctlioiis grin, a mischievous iiKlilTcrciicc. and a knack at being a regular guy are the outward cliaracler- istics of a sincere and steadfast chum. His character- istics and his ahnost inhuman desire to fly will give tlie Air Corps one of its best pilots. With his fighting spirit. Ma.- Nill (In l.Mi- and far through iiis lilV in llic " uild blu.- yonder. " ROBERT DUGALD McCLURE C.op (;ressionvl, 9th, Ind. " Ihiddbtr V sandy shock of iiair: Iwo hhic c es that chuckle; a warm, friendly grin — here comes Buddha. A " natural " for the Air Force. Bob displays the same thoroughness and enthusiasm in his flying as in all else. Life is fun for Mac and for all that know him. We would wish you luck. Ma.-, hul o.i uill n..t n.v.l it. fcate Sergeant (i) Corporal (3) Track ( f) Sergeant (1) Swimming ( ) Polo ( ) Manager Feneinfi (.M ' - ) Soccer (3-2) Radio Clah {t -3-2-1) C it ' ss Clnh {4-3} Chess Club {-1-3) Rifle Expert r " Football (4) Rifle Sharpshooter Pistol Sharpshooter " Mac " was nol ( l liviuiis I., lli,- crioits of llic " T.D. ' " Th-.u-h hv n. ' v.r n.s. ' alM. .■ ihr rank of IVivale. he look llic s slcni s.Tiousl under an indilTrrciU i-Mi-rior. Mis .•.i.-r- uas ,l.-vol..,l lo tli.- iv.l hoy, leniiii.s. and singing. The Air Corps receives a fine oflicer who will keep them laughing as well as H ing as he has ki [)t ns laughing for ihree years. KICHARl) DAVID McCORD At Large " Mac " KOHERT BRUCE MoDOWELL Congressional, 24th, Pa. " Mac " Mae came to West Point ia I ' ittshurgh University after learning that th ' mule had more kick than the panther, hont the onh thing Mac boned was his red comforter, lie hecanie a very consistent dragger. With a little more work and less red comforter Mac could easil hu r uorn stars, lie is a carefree, jos iai t)p ' of fellow, well-liked h all who know him. m; i ' i,i:t(:iii:i{ , i ;(;i;i-;. jk. CONCRKSSKINM. (ilH. |(K. JACK KENNETH M,(.l;l (.( CONOKESSION VI,. I ItII, InD. llanl-WMikinj:. (•..iiscicnliuus. rdi.i.iil 1. •(; ■.■. Ilif;li- lankiiif; .l ncMr a Ijlr l.oncr. Mac possesses qiialitii-s 1)1 leadcrsliip uliicli .rid.an ' .l lijiii | his classmates. A Inic Iriciid nIi( ri.MT l.ecame so al)sorl..(! in searrhiiig lor i.i ' iiriio llial he missed iIk ' dollars in a comrade ' s cliaraclcr. iid as lor ' , " .|ualilie Id it suffice to sa thai hi k is ihc -iri »lio ec.rrals liim lor keeps. llcV al«a s loiirid on llie lio| floor, soriielimes at the " Hoodlers. " hnt rarcl ever with a textbook. Who is he? Vi hy Pahlo of course. Because of his varied activi- lics (the rope and the Air Corps in addition to the afore- nienlioned) Jack proi)al»l knew more men in the Corps than an onc els.-. Willi the exception oT inlrcijucnt honts uilh Ihc ipp.r on his dress coal. Mac was the most arnialilc oluiM-s. Ilapp landings. Pablo! St ' rgt ' uiu (2) Captain (7) cuinwiilid Adjutant Football {2) (ivmnastics {3-2-1) Monogram (3) Minor " A ' (i) Pistol Expert Rifle Expert Corporal (3) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant {I) Hop Manager (4-3) Swimming, Class umerals ( ) Camp Ilhiminatiim {3) Cvmnasium (t-3-2-l) I ' islol Sharpshooter (.K i N ii (.i;i.(.(ii; w II, M i nil. I, M :k[•: ll CONIKK-MONM,, 3lll), J,A. Mac is one of lew to inaki ' a lour xcar roiirvc in spile ol the speedup. Academics iIucnn him oticc ami ucrc a hard chore at all times. Wv j:ot liis name on liie scroll in Plehe g m and became a mcmlicr ol lii - eentur club durinjr Yearlin " ; summer. His aliilit to lake ain- ill carr liim ihroush — come what ma il ' s the " oje doc " Irom " Monle uma. (;a Nf:ia. suli. Mac was Iresh. lat. and lull ol luu «ii.ti he Joined oi class: however, plehe ear Iriinmi-d him down miuk ( " KaMlct " stsic). W ith hi » ir n( conceutralion hooks. ' " hoodie " and his " red ho . " riie rm i.-ellin one ol W csl I ' oinl ' s most " on ihe hall " Irh-. Srniraill ( ; I • (■ , F,n„lli-,l,iss (,y„„uiy.lic niul Plivsiail Tn.iuino :„i,rsc (l) C.imrn, Cluh (1-3-2) si. I (lull (i-:t) Kl lr I |,r,l l ' ,.l.,l l,„l..,„„„ M,„l,im(.li,l Marl.-nmn I.i,ul,n„nl (I) .S . Chih HiJIr Murl. wau ia o ( KANK I.(:(» I Ml l,l,KN ' Ma .Iml.- 1;. ' ili.iirricd ul. SuM.li ..ri. j;;. .H. lliiolll. ' rles.-J! I.Hifi iMlun- he .am.- h. W .-.I I ' ninl. Im.I ululr uiiitiinj ln rinf;. uiiio . an. I l.ar.. Iir di.l - .„,.• nal f;ruu,„l l,„v. «..rk in Irark anil rru. .nunlrx. ruornlul ..I -non ic ; " " i ' i|ni|irnriil. a sinllr liir anxoiir aii lirnc. anil jus iriough " hivincss " ' mail.- linn an lil.al uili-. Kii|. ' in II ins, Ma ' ! Iriiiiiii ' il uilh ihi- Wisl I ' uiril |piiil 1111111 lliiii years al " H.-anN ' s. " " ,laik li. l ni.ni- ..I his i,s,- li.r llir A ail -niy as a Ca.l.-I. ' i ' n.nl.liil s ulial , Ur Mall. D.-parl- .n.-nl. hr alua s lounil linir lo ns.- I.is j,lioli.irra|.hi - lali ' nl II. Ilii- JMiiilil ulllir I ' xinlrr. llouilzer. or . A. A. Inli-nsr. likiahlr. a ii.xal Irirnil .lark l.rings a li.l int.. 111. ' vm . 1 ' CMC Scrgcanl (I) Track {4-3-2-1) Cross Country {4.3-2) Cyninastics (t) Mnjor ■■ r Ci) nmrrnls (I) Cuiiirni Cliih i.l-i ' -l) t.lrr ( liil, (:i) I ' ninur l ' lu,U,fir„i lwr (3-2-1) Howitzer SlaJJ {3-2-1) Debating Society Rifle Expert Sergeant (7) Track (3-2-1) Baseball (4) IWumerals Radio Club (3-2-1) Finance Committee Rijle Expert Ronnie ' s desire to become an rni oflicer, enabled him to survive his first encoiiiilcr iili the academic board. Tlie owner of a verilalilc lil)rar of niilitar l ooks. ■ " Ronnie " seltled man arginnenls h liis knowledge of military facts. At present he spends liis time studying to attain liis eventual goal of staff odieer. I nlil then the Air ( lorps is fortunate to acquire Ronnie ' s service and intelligence. LAURENCE RONALD MacDONNELL Congressional, 7th, Mass. " Rimuie " U()Hi:i{ r JOHN lu MLLLIN Congressional, -1th, N. J. " Mac " In spile of the numerous inhibitions which the system placed upon Mac he succeeded in making his cadet davs unbelievably fruitful. Possessing a good deal of nat- ural intelligence, academics caused Mac little difficulty; and quite naturally his interests turned to the more desirable diversions which presented themselves — golf, bridge, light novels, as well as general social functions. Mae will alwa s he " R-. ' j. S-5. " M I M.I i i n Sknm..i(hi. W x-m. " ■ ,„, ,■■ W l.l, t.l, 1,1,11 l(i 1 (, | II . jU. Skwtdhiai., Kansas " 11 ally- Walla Walla ' s lu s «a .l.-.i, I, -.IK uur ;;ain uli.ii " M -li- " sai,r- .- -■|M ,•,M ll,r making l.ul a " .; " ill " al li.ail. Ii.- n, .r 1,1 ara,j.iiil. . .I,„i,ill . I ' c-mni. ' s »..rr liiin. Ili adil.li,- ,an-,r !.,-;,„ „|„., l -.l..iir|,l.l,r,ll ln-l.a.nan,l.n.l.Ml«l,.„li,-,n,l , ra.i.l-s Iri,..!.! •■ ' I ' ll,. |{,.,l [{..x. " (;,•! na.lx ir C, • aiisc «(■ art- " In in;: ii our Ik i. ■•Do,-.- ||,„„..|, |„- l,a aK aN. iM-.ri ll„- ru.il nl hi. ,„„, pail), has not ,l cas.il taking onliiiar iiioilals l -iii|)ii-c-. Willi a liraiii dial jiacks (l iianiilc al ever I. nil. ami a « illin-n.ss lo li.lp all .•..iiicis. " W ' uorii lai- lur hiin.cH an l has Ii -I|m-(1 counti l(M- ,a|ir lli.-,hil.li..-(.rili,- Xcademic Dc uill iiii.s Ihal .■ |.|,.H .- pnsoiialitv a ' ' eate Corporal (3) Sergeanl ( ) Siiiiiiming ( -.?) KiJI,. (.{) (M.nr llln.ninali,,,, (2) litidi,, Cliih II iilri Ciiniiidl Ciiiiimittpc (.?) liifle Expert (:„r,,oral (.J) Sergpont (2) Lieutenant ( ) liattalion Supply Officer Stars (3-2) Chess Team (3-2.1) Choir (4-3-2-1) Coach (4-3-2-1) Business Manager Howitzer (I) 397 w 11.1,1 v i 1 i; _N(.i - i i.i Congressional, 9th, Our " irud Biir 1 l Kiel CONO vngji(.)j;m: i mm L, 5x11, W. Va. " Marty " When a cage was tlrawn tlirough summer camp con- taining a wild man from Borneo, sure enough, inside was Bill. Unequalled as an entertainer, he has appeared in every cadet show during our time here and has con- cocted songs to fit every occasion. Like an Irish cop. Bill is good-natured, conscientious in performance of duties, and sincere in his lo alt to friends and ideals. Martvl The name shall always stand for so much. He is courteous vet demanding in all his opinions — a valued friend, a level-headed associate, hiunorous, jovial, and appreciative, ready to share your mood as you would have it shared. He is cautious yet has relent- less determination: he is a most considerate " wife " — a man in every sense of the word. Sergeant (! ' ) 1st Sergeant (l) Lacrosse {4) Soccer (3) Him,lrr,lth M hl hm- (-1-3-1) l .l,„nn, s.„,- (3-2-1) r„l,l„ lt.l,„l.,ns(l) rl ( h.„, I 1-3-2-1) Col.,, lines (3) ' ci-liim: Club (7) l ' i-.,„l Marhsman lii lr i:x,,,rl Calhulu .m [1-3-2-1) iunerals .Monogram •fle Expert la o W 11,1,1 i I WINI ' I.K MARTIN CoNCKKSSlOV M.. I2t|I. TeX S " II ill " ROBKKT KDWARl) MATHF, CONORESSION l.. (nil. 1- . " lioir " Texas, sir! " Tims in l.rasl l.aiiacks Ix-aii llir rm .aivcr of W s(|.iarv.l. (In.-.- ImI.mv W .■ ! I ' ..ml. a iU rr al W.-sl I ' oiril. and llur. lure li.a.l.il lor (lie ir Corps. Will l.rin-s an .ii-inr.r inl.ll,,l an l a " oal " allilud. ' to lli l.rloN. ' .l l.raiK ' li. I )o n-lo-rarlli .oiiiiiion xilsr plus iiiia iiialioii uill s. ' . ' Iiiin far in i u ii.u Vrnn oi Srr lrm,l ( ) )( n-stlin i ( l-:i) Slurs (2) cute Mlhoiij;li his inlense iiileresl in " tlic girl hack home " ol)lil(ral.il all oilier considerations. Bob has during his sojourn here slood far aliead of the rank, and file of his classnialcs in academic subjects, military rank, and alhlelic prowos. Mis fr iendliness and willingness to help a man in a |)inch ha c «on him ihe respect and friendship of all who know him. Sfrfimnl (2) I.iciiiciKiiii (I) .S,«r.-r ( ..M ' ) Min.„ " r (■ ' ) ,.„„.„»» (3) r7. s iimcr ,ls ( ) lliiiiiinirv Captain ( ) liashllmll l-3-2.l) Mitnnnram (3) ,uu.rals (4) Track (t) Cmurrl Orchestra (3-2.1) Class Secretary (3-2-1) Ua.len.ic Caacli (3) Stars (2) 399 Sergeant {2-1) Rifle Expert Matty-s easy goiiif; va and slow ' I - as drawl are ajit to prov, decej.live. i5esides lirid-. ' . lie has managed to make lii s mark as a skeel slinl and sidl (ind time to roach. .1 lers liirough lh - roujih spots. n " engineer " by al.ililN . nd an inlanlrNman l) ehoiee. his branch is gftliiif: inian wh,.can.lolhc joban,l do il well. JOHN PRICE MATTFELDT At Large ■■M„tty " ROBERT HAMILTON M. TTOX, JR. At Lvrge " Boh " Bob. a specimen ol " eordialitv |ilus " from the state of oKI irginia and a Nav junior, forsook the sea to be- eom. ' a adel. V true " draggoid " at heart. Hob plans his campaigns with more care than S-1 does in schedul- ing tactics. Kvery week-end found him " dragging. " sometimes " de. " sometimes " |iro. " Had he pursueil academies with the same zeal, he would have been in the to]) of his class. Sergeant ( ) Cmlet Chapel Choir (1-3-2-1 Chih {3-2-1) CIrrCluh (I) Hundredth Mght Shou ( - ; i.() i;t,l mm (;ii an. ir. ;iu:ssiiiN M. Nt. I tmi " Unss " WESTON FISHER MAUGHAN t [.Mt,;E " (!iilr " ' lo ihc Icrtiriio. " iinliH rinl " lo llir Tactical l)c|.atl.n.-m. ■•liii.ii.. I ' ,|M ■■ 1., u all. Ru,. is all lliis aii.l (;iii.iNV luu. I)i i,linf: l,i lirric l.clNscct. ih. ' aiva an l lli l{c l Conilorl.T Idl lilll.- (..r Vcadcniics. Uuolli he. " I u..ul.l rath.r lun .• liic slcc|. lliari ll.c tenths. " The Air (lorps gets a .swell gu . a gooil [lilol. ami an elTieient officer. Knowing W cston as intimately as roommates and class- males learn lo know i-ach other has proven to us that he is a " mans man " in llic lull connotation and denotation of the |(lira-r. lirillianl mentally, active and ahle phv - sicall . a true friend, he promises well to foll jw in the footsteps of a living father. Sergeant (I j Squash (2-1) Cltess (4.3-2.I) Fuutball (I) Concert Orchestra (4-3) Sergeant (2) Swimming (4-3) Pointer (4) Camera Club {4-3-2-1) Chess Club (4-3-2-1) Rifle Expert Pistol Sharpshooter 401 We call him Maziik — no particular reason just the personification of a wit hoth pleasant and caustic and a steady sense of values. I lis determination is directed at many extra-curricular pursuits and his common sense has no better home. Harry surprises all with his practical solutions. He adds to each day hv plaving the role of a considerate wife. essed of the rare faculty of making others under- stand academics, Don was never too busv earning his stars to stop and help. Despite the burdens of his manv extra activities, Don found time to see the light of his life every week-end. He is going to the Engineers be- cause of a lifelong ambition. Serious and conscientious, we know D. J. is going places. Glee Club {4-3) Hundredth Night Show (4-3) Airplane Club (4.3-2-1) President (2-1) Pistol Sharpshooter Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (I) Stars (3) Rifle (4) nmeruls fanager H resiling Ti Manager ' s ' M " ' (1) Treasurer, Camera Cliih (2-1) Rifle Expert Pistol Sharpshooter (2-1) ICU4 I KICIIARI) HEMMTG MK1 (:i N(;kessi nal, I 4tii, Pa. " Dick " A deep Soullii-nicr. it look our licro llircc cars to |iiil ail " r " in " suli " ami llir lourlli s llalilc in " M is-si|i-|ii. " Honesty and alisoliilr Irankncss under ari eireuni- stance are AKs outstanding characteristics; an umaruiv ability to form rapid b it accurate decisions make him lop-notch officer material. Coming from a lonj; line ol fighting men. lie scorns diplomacy. Keep ur eye on Willi nialure, rational thinking and a strength of con- viction, Dick has sought and obtained the best in our years at West Point. Deep emotions, though never isible. and inherent friendliness will make the Thin One an ollicer we esteem as one of us just as he was esteemed as a classniale. 1 1 would even be a pleasure to serve under him. Ah h soldi Sergeant {2-1) Rifle Expert cute Sergeant (I) Academic Cnach (4.3-2.1) Cadet Chapel Choir {4-3-2.1) Cadet Dance Orchestra {4-3-2-1) Election Committee {3-2-1) Hundredth Mght Shoic (4-3-1) ( ' amp Illuminulion (2) Color Line (3) Stars (2) Corporal (?) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (1) Lacrosse { I) Clwss Clnh {4-3) Colnr Line (3) Houitter (2) Hniulreiltl, N,- , ,s7,„„- C .sf (3) lr,„l,;nir Coach (2) S,-nior Cadet Hast (2) Pointer Simrts Staff {2-1) Efficient, energetic, effervescenl. fun-loving Jim has demonstrated his abihty to assume res])onsihilit and to take lh - initiative. " hive " and som - vhat of a show- man loo. Jim ' s wiiming a wilh (he Nomiri l)es|M.ke liis .So.illK-rn hackground. VKvax s amial.le and cheerluL his character manifests a foreefuhiess which is vital lo a successful army officer. JAMES CLEVELAND MILLER, JR. Senatorial, Miss. ; " Jim " ILLL iM MILMORI Mass. A true Hostonian genik man. IJill is one of the hest-likci; and most respeete.l uK-n of his .lass, e er has Ik allowed an outside force lo deler him from «lial h thought just and right. Throughout his entire career such traits as a subtle Yankee philosophy and a stead fastness of purpose will mark him as an ideal officer and leader of men. Sergeant {2) Captain (I) Company Commander Soccer {!) Fencing ( ) Sunday Scliool Teacher (2-1) Election Committee (3-2-1) h tndredth Mght Shoiv (i) Club {i 3-2.1) ■ Club (3-2-1) loach ( tci a i:ii II Mil) C )N.;n- w i.iK.K «;[:(H{(;k iri(:iii:i,i,. jk. CONCKKSSKIN M . dln. Ml). ■Milrl,- r u- KuiiWr-U DrparlriHiil llnvu llii. ,luni|. . Ml 1 1 l.-lluu nv a ,,nr scar l..ss. I.iil in.-.- l!„.|i lie lia -..i..- 1.. llir ..ll.r half .r his .■la s. I ' lrlrrrin;: Iri.ri.l- lallicr lliaii il. VN ilh ll.r ■ r.D. " , he has n.-v.rlh,l,-- allain.-.l Ih.iIi. lotK ' .piLklN. Di. ' k uill proN. ' liliiiM ' ll linalual.lc (. lli, ' rm ir(;. r|,s. Milch i a human |ni| " lual iiiolion rna him-. lie pos- sfsses a vast store of i-ii(if; uhicli lias IoiiikI i-ii1 in ihc [m rsiiit of a succcssriil ladcl aii-fr and in ihc a(hnin- islralion of nian dorps a li itics. tti-nlion to every ih-lail phi a knaek lor onierls organization nianilest ihenis.K.s ill I he high efliciency of all his work and the imprcealiilitx ol ' his personal appearance. i f ' cote S ' l irillll (2-1) HiJIr l.xprrl (:i,r j„nil (3) Srrf:r„nl (2-1) Tr„nis i 1.3.2.1) nm,n,ls (4) i;.inlr, ll.3.2.n {„.„„-. l,„„„rr 0) l i„lr,n. s.M.fx I 1-3-2-1) I)rl„„l,„.,„ ll,„.l (. ' . ) 11,1,1, n;l,h ij,l Shun- (4-3) l ' ,„ii,,„„ ,„ul I ' ublkUv (2-1) " e Expert . t„l Sl,„ri,slu„,ler ■!,irlu,„ :u„ M,irh-i,mm 405 George was already a good soldier wlieti lie came lo us from Fort Snelling. It onlv remained for X est Point to make a good officer of him. With George ' s hel{). " T s- may " has succeeded admirably in aecompHsliing that. Possessed of a latent sense of humor, ahvavs dependable and efficient, yet never a " lilelioner. " (ieorge is the tvpe man the Armv needs. ISiirs propen-hx l„r u,m,.„ |,a l,r,„,n.- ov .■,-lK..lnu.. by his yearning lor the " uild liinc oiicltr. " and -iiic- everything must lie in nnlir up there. h - «i!l ii( c have to remark again, " " Let " s clean up the room I., Inr we go to bed. " Bill is a good field soldier and a g barracks soldier and he will soon prove his merit in lb Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (l) Rifle Expert Sergea,,! ( ) Tracl, (I) ISnxim (tl umerals(i) Succer (-1-2) umerah (I) Minttr " " ,(• " (2) iiiiilrmic Cnmh (1.3-2-1) Sl.i Cli.l, li ' .lunu. (Jul, S,,n„ h(l„l, Z ( II m; i.i; I) I()I!(. w. ii; A II MY -ihmir (HI|)| M " S|M-,d ..Ml. in.n. |,.i-an " . on iIm- rua.! ' an, I m, «,■ ll(l ullh Hank li.min ' u liu«. II. (;. aUn sh.m.d n- h.m h Nsa-r -M.-.vs lnl l.alll. ' s uilli llic " Vm- " an. I ' F " s " an. I. at lli. ' sani. ' lini. ' . h..» l...-nl.r into ari..u ri.l. ' ril Hank lln h.M.k l . ' |.. ' ak . ! him a. Ii. ' a.hiallv i. . On iIk ' Ian. I or in lii.- air. Im I . I In. k. Hank. Wh.-n ll„ " i;a l.rn.Sl,. nal.-.l |,l.l..-. l.« r.Mli .v rrnx-. I.a.linf; .in.l.r ii ov.r I...Mn.liri ' n..,i. ' r. .il l lir..l -.Iraj:.- ■•|...o.ll,- u..nian ..r I., ill. ' C. V.C .1 .la: iin.l 1 ak. ' s i (hi •k uo • .«ni )l ■nl. His iin aiwa s ready lor a .xlra .Inlx. With nn- ■ .■ {Uli.-J.l) ( Imir (l.:l-2-I) lln„it:,-r i2-l) Editor ( ) Ihbatinii .S.«ie«v it.3-2-I) Secretary • Treasurer ( 7 ) Hundredth i ight Show (I) W J(t{ caj,,..;, ( ) In,, . ( -.i- - ' - ) iini ■rals ( ' ) Moj, , " " " " (3-1) Cross ( oil ( 1) rv {4.3-2 ) II oirr ' orn ml (3) Snmhn Srh ml Trorh 7-.S {3-: - ) S„i,rri, Irnil III of Sll 1,1, V S, hools Conirni Chill {:i-J-l) l((i lrii ( ' ■ (. ,» • , (! ' ) Hill,- 1:. I rn Corporal (3) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (1) Soccer {4-3) Lacrosse (3) ( ' " Si iiad Choir (2-1) llnmlnuhh Mght Shou- {4 Pointer (3-2-1) Juhnn ' ,s ahilil lo Miiilc. Iaii ;li. and show unceasing enthusiasm toward ever) thing (haws our attention to him inunr.halel . .lohruiN could see no use for his red comlorliT rxcpl lo pile it on lop of his blankets. The result «a llial hi leu pare moments were iisualK spent aeeoni|iiisliiii;: xmieihing. This shows the makings of a successful ground Irooper — desj)ite his red hair. JOHN WILLS MOSES Congressional, 7th, N. Y. ■Johnny- i;i II II ( (iLr ' : mozingo Congressional. Ith, N. C. " Mo- ' shall iie er forget [o ' s emphatic defense of his piiiioso|ili ol life. Mlhough we might not agree with some ol his idea . se grant that he has never lost a tenth lor lack ol tlliirl in lii arguments. He lost his first -kirrni h wilh the acadiiiiic department, but came back iDr anoljier willi a -niil. on his face. Mo " s perseverance •r him (ar. Sergeant (I) Gymnastics (4-3) i mero s (4) Chess Chi, (I) Rifle Ixprr, CCcu x{ lUISIOI ' IIKH lOIIN IIKM{ Ml NCII ( :u (;HKSSll)N |.. l!.Vni. I v. " Chisly- iwii) 1)1 (; N n NKo. Ill Coni;kks u) m.. .iid). Im). Cliri lv ram.- U us .linrl Irurn a |.r.-rn..ll.a! mIi.m.I i.illar.KMl uill, u- .|,i.il ,.r Ih. ' .n.-.hcal |.n.r,»i..t.. Il shuul.l rvM.Kr an.unci a l l.r |.rur,ssi..n. iini iiif;. In (;iiri l . llic ir Corps and a icrlaiti " :5.(f nurse p-t a man of , lTcin.l .rsalllc al.illlv lirailcd lor ill. ' |.in- nacli ' ol his chosen hraiieh. Wilh a Man- lor llie ' " non-rej; " and doiiii; lhiiii;s " jusi lur the laujihs " and sue.vdin- l)a .- uill I.e I.est reniend)rred lor his ]uiek w il. conf enial «a s. and easv- jjoinj; nature. Here he was alua s ehanipioniiig ihe underdoj; and eonslanll lendirig a aluable helping hand. These ipialiliis. plus his intelligence and sincerity. ill make him hoih a [)()pular and a successful officer. ! Corporal (.j) Ser«e(mt ( ) S, ' rneiml (2) Track (1-3) Lirnlcnanl (1) Cross Cmintrv (I) F,;Hi,ifi{l-3-2-l) Shi Clah (I) 7 Captain (1) Cnmmi Clnli (1-3-2-1) yUttC Minor r {3.2-1) I ' oinfr { 1-3) ' Calhnlir Chapol Choir (1-3-2-1) Ycor inu i:,litnr (3) Ihnulndlh Miiht Slum- (3) Hun,lr,;lll, M iltl Shnir (I) I ' ointrr (1-3-2-1) Mavliinv Can Expert JOHN Vi ALTER MYK I I I I CONGRESSION VI . I T. N. j. " Myrl " Congressional, 1st. Miss. -Jim " " Aw take it easv. there ' s lots of time, " is Mvrt " s tvpieal cry. Likeable and friendly, he always has a cheery smile for everyone. We have never heard him sav a mean word of anvone. This towhead from Jersey will always occupy a favorite spot in the hearts of his friends. The Air Corps will get him, and if von ask us. the Air Corps is getting something. From Mississippi came .lini hearing a wide smile and a conscieiiiious luinil. Never in a hurry, he showed us all how l(( lie cHiriiMii with the least possible effort. No prolific iiiiiiir. liin retained the individuality which made hiiii liard lo know. I.iil which will aid him in his work. Til the (:. .( ' . and a New Jersey Blonde goes a good man. Sergeant (.2-1) Honor Committee Ski Club (3-2-1) Squash Club (2-1) Sergeant (2-1) Track (4) ia (x 410 WILLI I i:i) KD NWLOK. JR. CoNCIlKSSiONM.. 1!m). ( )hk. " iiiir III ARD ALEXANDER NEILL CONOIIESSIONAI., 1st, N. II. " Hal- W ilh 111. " ir Corps in liis li.arl ami uorii.ri on liis niin.l. {{ill sl,.,«,..l u| al W.-sl I ' oini a l.a|,|.N .■..II.-,. la. I. ' II.,- II, M lln-, ' . ' .-ars «,T.- sp. ' iil in .-..nslanl IVar ..f a.a.l. ' ni- ics, hul hf ncv.T l, sl ih, ' al)ilil |,. ,-ni. liinis.lf. " On.- swell gn " is nsuallN a|.|.li,-.l l„ him. I ' l,,- ir ( :.,r|,s ■zainsa man uilli Ur |ih si.al an. I l. ' m|.rram.rilal .pial- ilics 1)1 ' a grcal pilot. Kasv-f;oin r. i ' ii,-n,l! . ui(|, a j;o...l s.-nsf ,)f linm,.r. Hal lia.l « lull il lak.s for a siiecessful cadet career. Although l.iiim.s an, I lli,- r,-.! comforter ciaimeil many of his spare III. im. Ills. 11.- L.nii.l liiii.- for ..lli.-r activities. He Hked . ' ,r tiling ' from sports ami swing to jilebes ' " boodle. " The Cavalry gets one of the best in ,|une. Srrgeani (2-1) Swimming Manugrr ' s " A " (1) IHuluctic Society (2-1) Ihimitment Head {I) ..4. Corporal {3) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (1) lialtalion Adjutant SH-cer (4-3-2) Bo.xins (t-3-2.1) Minor ■ r Munograni . uineruh aiy Cold Star Hop Managers (3-2-1) Kiflr Kxperl ri.lol l„rl.- nH,n l)ii l liuiii- to Wi-i I ' oitU an cNiii-rienced soldier of the K.-Mlar fnix. Il.n- lu- 1.„u.mI and developed his in- heifiil oHiccr i|ualilies in alhlclies and as a cadet officer. NcNcr a " rual. nor an " A. 15. " . aniiahle. and a perfect wife. l)iisl will ahva s he admired b his classmates and is cerlain lo he a real credit to this man " s arm . ROBERT W ELLS NEILSON. JR. CONGKKSSIONM,. OTII, N. C. " Dn-lv " JOHN HENRY NELSON Congressional. 18th, Texas " Ace- Ace ' s fame dates from his days as a hard-drivinj; guard on old " C " Company ' s championshii) foolhall learn. His cheerfulness and hi steailfast attenliun lu dul gained him the respect of all w iio met him and more than compensated for any scholastic difficulties in his unre- mitting haltie witii the aradeuiic ilepartments. Few men ever graduate from the Vcad.inx with more friends an Ace. tcu o LOUIS KONRAD NESSELBUSH (;( n ;kessional, mTir, Ohio " Koiini, " JOHN JVCUH Mail! Senatorial, N. C. " Jack " Nfver ask K..rini. In pn.ve lu.. an.l luo niak.- live he- cause he will eoiiviiiee you with an incessant tleternii- nation. Restless and a hit desperate lor something n ' w — anything different — he tried flying, lie nnouIiI (1 lo the moon and back if you asked him. hut do not ask him: his worth in the sulistralosphere |f c|s is too great. " Take me hack to W ilminglon, " says Jack, " to the land of Helles au l .lulips. " He was the victim ol ' some ter- rihlc storms in " IJeast Barracks, " but we were all glad lo see that the passi ' d. lie has three loves — Jane, fly- ing, and " boodle. " We. who have enjo ed living with him. sincerelx welcome the chance to serve with him as iraue m arms. cute Srrfirani ( ) Hoirilzci Hriwrsrntiiliir (l-H-2-1) Iviuins. (l-:i-2-l) Assistant i;,„llmll l„„„fi,; (,}) KiJIr lixpcrt Corporal (3) Scrgcunt (2) LivMrnant (1) Handball Clul, {2-1) Choir (-1-3) Ski Club {1-3-2.1) Rifle Expert GEORGE EDWARD NE MAN Senatorial, Ala. " Bud " Kohll! I W 1 1, MAM NEWMAN Co ' «;RE sIONAL. 2nd, Conn. " Booir Buck came to us from the Army. Perhaps it was there that he got his swell sense of humor which carried him so well through Plebe year. Being " first to solo " in the Riding Hall convinced George of the advantages of his branch, the Infantry. He found time for both duty and |ila and he carries earnestness and l() alt Nith him into the Service. Boob made (iompauN histor when as a jiiche he turned out the first class for a bogus riding formation. However, settling down as an upperclassman, we found that he was full of initiative, ready to cooperate, and always willing to help. Good common sense and quick logical thinking ranks him his first choice — Combat Kngineers. Friendlv and trained along Tnilitary lines. Boob will go a long wav in the service. Sergeant (2) Stuff Sergeant (1) Football (4) 11 resiling (3) sentalire {4.3-2.1) ientative (4-3-2-1) Camp llhiiitinaiioii Representative (3-2) Sergeant (2) StaJ Sergeant (!) Ski Club {4 -2-1) Academic Coach {3-2-1) Lacrosse {4) Rifle Expert JOHN lIlvNRI NOKION CONCRKSSIONM.. ()TII. S. C " Jorir JACK CONini) N() K Senxioki m . |l liriri- a Ir.u- " -oat. " .lark has lia.l liis ,lilli.ulli.- al lli a,lrrri . Mr lias lak.n s.t-l.a.ks «illi a smil.-. I irsi il «as r. iin ia(M ii " I ' IiIm- ( ilirisi nias: " ' llii ' ii his " ( . .( ). " Corps. W,- an- siirv ihal Jack ' s ahihlx h. i.iak.- .x.r lasting I ' ricndships will carr him far in an hraiich o tiu ' service. l.( H )K ( )l r: 1 1 ere comes. I oil Jack. W arne.l hx the hi- im|iish smile iif. ' hlinf: i|i his blonde features, we learneiJ lo c |)eci almost aii thing, and got il too! Non-com mittal about academics. Jack loved smooth music am s|)orts. particularly track, coached by his father. Leo, His i ' ulure is lied to the Air ( or[is and to one of the loveliest blondes we have seen. Corporal (.?) Svrnvmu (1-) livuti ' mmt ( ) Piiintvr liviircsvnUitiiv (3-2-1) Svrgeant (l) Football (4) 7V« A- {4-3-2-1) Pointer (4-3-2-1) Howitzer Sports Editor Howitzer (4-3-2-1) Fi.hinf! Chib Canwra CInl, liiflr SharpshoohT I ' isliil Sharpshooter 415 Corporal (3) Sergeant (2-1) liascball (4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Monogram (3) llundndth Mght Show (4) Camera C.liih Ed ' s admirable qualities are so prevalent that a stranger becomes an old friend in a few seconds. His ever present smile coupled with his innate amiabilitv and contagious cheerfulness ra((idl ia the foundation for lasting fri.-ndslii|.s. Mthoughnol a scholar, he si I IiIl ' Ii enough in liis stmlies to !„■ able to .-xcel in baseball, lufs charm. sinc ' rit . coo|-headediics . and determination will guarantee a successful care er. EDMUND FRANCIS OCONNOR Congressional, 3rd, Mass. ■• iV liOBLN (»I.I)S C0NCRESSI0N r.. 2tTII. l ' . " Robin " Kobin is an " arm} brat ' " — hence he did not need a plebe .■ar. " Kob " «as bor.i 1,- bad. and he takes athletics fixing, and academics in liis -Iridc. S.ifl- spoken. calml} efficient but certainly not lacking |iumcIi. he is destined to go far — the pride of the " T. D.. " but still one of the " bovs. " Corporal (3) Sergeant (2) Captain (1) Brigade Training Officer Football (1-3-2) . umerals (I) Major " 4 " (3-2) Honorary Football Co ua Boxing (4) Track (3) Departmrnt Head I Hided llondndll, Muhl (n-H i: nielv (I) ( Icu o i In ,„ !. f„ Comp lllnmi Kitir I ,,,.,, i I ' lioM .s Kii.iu in ()I,i i;k IvVKIOKKN or.MSTFAO. JH. r.K. ■I ,ur Ills walk is as lasl as an ax.-rap- man " . |iiinl. Ill Miin.l uorks as last as hi. I.-.I. In lad. il .arric ' .! Inrn U 111.- h,a,l ..r his rja.s. I)r |.ih- in. la.l |.a.r. h,- r.Mnhl lime lor his i((liii |)la ing (spoiling pcan-lnl Snn(la jnorningsl. lor reading (from Sliakcspcarc to i; |uir( ' i and lor .oa.liin hi- lo- jiillid ui .s. -Nsill pa.-r. fs. hwl one «.• kn.m ihal he ran k. ' . ' p! lin s.hool .M.lon.l. llNcr. Mrs. Koht-rls " lavorih- pupil. I.arl had a I.. I I., livr d.mn « h.n he .am.- to W ol I ' oiril. illi ihi- cMcplion ol an occasional hrnsh Hilli ihc ■ r.l). " . Marl !i cd through his past and soon began to IIm- hi liilnri ' tin- ir ( orps. With his devotion to dwl . and uilh " Mo- l.N his side. Karl will make the Air Corps a soldier-s hranch. Srrgi ' iiiU (2-1) Sergeant (2-1) Stars il-3-2-1) Pistol (,j) wcrtOnhrsIn, {1-3-2-1) Howitzer {i-3-2) llimilzrr l{i ' i irsi-nliiliir Circulation Manager ( ) Hijlc ami I ' islal i:x,,vrl fir Corps (2-1) Cn.lrl Chn irl Choir (1-3) Kl lr i:,,,rrl I ' l U.I l:xpvrl Mw lunr (,„n F.xprrl ALVIN ERNEST ORLIAN COINGRESSIONAI, 6tH, N. Y. " Al " I II Mil) ( WIKKON ORPHAN Congressional, 3rd, Colo. Never a member of the ' pari ill all sports and (1 romforter squad. " Al took livilies. Ife was neither a " lilehoiier " in tarlic.s nor in academics, jirclcrring; good fun and the friendship of his fellow cadets to high rank. His pleasant manner and disposition made him the best of roommates and will insure his success wherever he goes in the service. Dick canii ' to X est Point with one goal in mind — to become aii rm odiccr and. in his quiet and good natured wa . he worked sleadily towards that end. He is one of those men who wonder why people are hurr - ing when the first note of assembly is sounded — one of those never known to he excited. Dclinitch a con- servative, this blond man enters the service a fine and dependable oflTicer. Sergeant (1) Soccer (4) Hoxing (4) Baseball {4-1) Glee Club (3-2-1) Sergeant (1) Track (4) Assistant Manager (.?) Wrestling (4) Howitzer (I) Departments Editor Debating Society (3-2-1) Camp Illumination (3) RiJIe Kvprr, U X CoN(;uEssioN i,, 12tii, (1ai.iI ' " linir NOKHKKr JOSKI ' ll OSW ALU Sknatouim,. kk. " Our ..tli.r il ' .••• llui Ihinkin-. uilli an cm- l " l ' - " l ' l ' ,..... Il.a l..v,T..riH aMlilMl «,,.... a |.ri |Miisil lowani |il is l!..l.. .-a.x t ' oiiii: I music, lie possesses il s | liii ' al liiill-sessioiis. Failli- ful and knowing trails behind thai liandsonir I ' aer will make the best of pilots and a superior ofliccr. " Nol(li .! »• " ' is a lia|)pv-i;o-|uck . carerree engineer Irom ikaiisau. To liim sliid |ii-rii)cls meant maga- zine, bonks, or bull sessi.,ii . but never academics. Not at all dominated b lli - fairer se. , he was a good dancer, a fine datbolif ' . and for three years an A-1 " Wife. " W ben be graduates in .lune, llie Air Corps will be augmented by an excellent odicer and a red hot pilot. icaee Sor» ' (ml ( ) 7V ,;, .s {1-3) ii„„r ■■ r Ci) ,u„rrals (I) (:lt„l:rl i:l„.h (4-3) Clrr Club (4) Hundredth Mgltt Show (4) Rifle and J ' islol Expert Ser«etml (2) Lieutemmt (1) Acatlemie C.oiuh (4-3) Swiinniin ( 7) Boxing (4) Track (4) Rifle Expert The abililN to win higli honors as well as good friends is a rare and envied possession among men. Slan wears his slars because of liani xvork. hut never has he let academics interfere with good fellowship. The greatest proponent of the " Oil .S slem " ' hases his success on in- difference lo WKmen. kill in hiding miaulhorized ar- ticles from ihc " T.!).. " and unrolrained consumption of " hoodie.- EDWARD STANLEY OTT, JR. Com Kfc-.sio VI 6th I , l AA (AKTKK I ' VCE CoiVGRESSlONAI,. ' )rFI. Kv. .Stan was a Kenhickiaii through and ihroug hanl fore ,-rMlnngli. ' th.,uglil Nasrighl. a was. Stan a Ju t a nalural " engineer " ahilil a man could ask for. lie was i ahout ever thing he ] artook in. even ii about the feuds back home, tie uill long he as an old Knglish " hive. " Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (1) Crwnaslics (1-3) „nwrals (I) ,,„lrmic CmwIi (1.3-2.1) HiJIr E.,,er, . Ileluughl d il u uallv villi ail Ih. )nscientionf his storie. emend)ere.l U o ' " Ili , . " i.lhl.lir. IricrwIlN. anil •■aiil i-l.iiirri. " " lluil i " On,- llo,. Ih.l.- II. Ik.. I l.i.n.l .x.,Nui,.-,v. a.i.l lij;hl airli ' - ' lioii-nal.l.-.llM.n ainlMin a .■....,!. .rlal.l.- n a»l- a-. ' | . inl ill .a.l. ' iin. . - ' I )lr..|.l. " ' al- . I.u.k..l ill.- liii.- (..riiii-lilN ■•!{•■ S.iiia.l..li|.|M..I. I I l,i III.- |,.,|.-N anil. aii.l I. ' am. ' . I . ' ii. ii;:li ..I iIk ' Imxiiii ' Im l.ali in (:. al lal. ' I. XNin a aNN slar. Cli. ' .rli.l. Iianluorkiii " I ' uvr »ill U- a lif;liliiif; (■nii;iiiccr. C.urporal Ci) Srrfi.nn, {2) (iililiiin (I) l„.,ih„ll { 1.3-2) l m„urmn (2) Tmrh (l-.i-l) ISnsl.rlhnll (l-.i-h Mn ,,, ■ r (l.l) llllh;,, l ,;„.-.,ntuliu-(2) ( ' iinii llliiiiiiiKiiiiin ( iiiiiiiiitlrc (2) I In,, Mnnnii,., (2-7) KiJIr l [,ril I loiii ill. ' rank- cam. ' nian iii. ' ii li. ma iii-l. r ill iiiililai ' .ar. ' . ' rs. W .■ .I.ml ilaim lli «ill .1.. iik. ' ui-. ' . I.nl li. ' is ..n. ' «..rlli «al ' l " I. ill I. ' (:..i|M,i ' a|- has a.iii. ' s. ' .l his .-v.rN ain lirsi h.ai ' .l .,1 " V.-ailinfr " " ( ' ..r|...ials. If h. ' n l.nacilN an. I iicis. ' V. ' rancc. he uill hit lli. ' l.iji als.. h.ani of Ma. ' Vrlhur. C„r,,„ral (3) S, ' rf!r,m, (2) Isl Sfrucdiit ( ) Cross (Munlrv (1-3) Tmrl, (1.3) l i luiK Man,,-,;- (3) ( ,n„„ llln„nn„li„„ (1-3) l ' i-l,.l s „„ , , „„,,,., Hill. M,„l.s,„a„ l,Ml,i,„- (.„„ M,„l.s„wn NN..rl. I ' -han fi. Th in. ' .- h ,iiis hi h. ' ha Sl. :s _ v «j NICHOLSON r KKI. At Large ' ■ ick- jl 11 Mil) II1;M0 I ' MiKKK Senatorial, Vt. -Ace " Congenial, joviaL and good natured. vet always eager for action. Nick was a little hitter at the tliouglit of staying under the " iron hand " while there was a war to be won on the outside. Although he had his troubles with the Academic Departments and the " T. D. " he always managed to keep other men smiling with him. The Armv gets the breaks this time. Acting Cniponil Sergeant (; ) Lieutenant (1) Basketball (4) Baseball {4-3-1) . umerals (4) Monogram {3) Camera Club {3-2-1) Rifle Expert Pistol Sharpshooter A loyal son of the Green Mountains, " Ace " has none of their characteristic coldness. A more warm-hearted and friendly person is seldom encountered. Because of his versatile, vigorous nature Ace gladly sacrificed rnucii of his time to coaching, entered whole-heartedlv into athletics, and was noted for his snaking activities. In getting a brilliant and capable C : leadei Sergeant {!) Lacrosse {4-3-1) yumerals {4) Monogram {3) Ski Club {4-3) Howitzer Representnti Rifle Sh(ir[ sh,„.lrr l ' i .l..l Slimn lioolrr cuuio A ' " M I)(; |{ KNOW I.KS I ' AKKS. .IK. ( :( (.iii rov l,. (iTII. loH V .AUKF.M " DUPRi: PAW Congressional, Tth, La. " Cajiin " SparkN is a (illin- iu.m - C.r IM. Ilr is alua s .Iniiij: soMii-lliin : l iil iK ' xrr loo iiiiicli lo slop and lo olic r a rl.n-ilul uor.l. U.-.rivin- an aN.raf;. ' of four l.ll.r. a.i.l a l.ox of ■■l.oo.ll. " .v.rv .laN. !..• sui|.ass.-,l all mail r. ' conlsal W rsl I ' oinl. Jusl l. Lcirif; liimsclf. Iir is sun- to iiiaki- iuan new r.ronis iti liis clioscn life. The " Ga ( ajun " liailfil from Opcjousas only to come u| lo ili - I ' oini atui mrci the treacherous English l) |parlm.til. l ul aflir lie realized the value of " Poop- lii-i-is. " lie siavcil on io[). Always he continues on his in(rr ua ol life, making many lasting friends, and passing out freely his bit of philoso[)hy — " In llie (inal analysis, it ' s nothing to nothing. " cote Sorgrant ( ) Chnir {1-3) Smrcr { ) Cimrn, Club (1.3-2.1) Ilun.lmllli Miihl Show (2-1) Ski Club (2.1) Fishing Club (7) Ki lr i:x,,rr, Sorg,;ml (2-1) luwtball (I) Pislol lmksm KiJIr Sharpsh,,, 423 He was born with a slight leer. Ixith |)h sical ami im-ntal. Many [innitive exjH ' tlilions llnoii ' rii tin- Village and the Fifties have been ini ler his able eonnnand anil among his gifts are the abiHt to go wilhoul sleep entirely, and " bone iij a drag " in a desert. The arni is getting some- tiiing it can reallv use. for this lad ean and will always earr out his orders. NORMAN ERLAND PEHRSON Army Pehrson and the phrase " on tlie bail " are s noil) nious. I?, ' ing an exe.-lleni soldier. Swede o..n ranked high with " V. I). " and hi elassniale . With an nneannv laeull) lor grasping the humor of a situation, he h n a continuous source of amusement to all ol us I lelerizations of well known " P " s. " Huth and tin rni are both luckv. DOWI.I) CM I{|,KS I ' KNCI Congressional, 4th, Tenn. " Churlie " 1)1 L -I I I i N n i;ki ( ON(;HESSIONAI., I5tH, TeX,! Whal olh.T |.lrlM ,v.-r l.ral -s |,ia.l huxiti- ' s .ai-laln , |»t isl.iil .Hurl I.. I.r.ak in lli UNaxs a.Miii il.lic launl . ra l -m as a ladil. anil is laking lliree years to linak Chu. ' k riia.l. ' III. ' •. ' MM liis li. in. ' . i li :li.raiikiMH. ImiI lilr-l).)ii. ' r: coiisci.Mitioiis in a.a.lcmi.s. Itiil ria.l a .-aj;.-!- r..i- a.iN ral-ra v: Cl.arli.- uill aUsaNs plax I gam. ' . r. r liin or lor llic liigli. ' sl slak. ' s. willi a .•(M)ln an. I .li-l.-rininalion n.)ni ' of ns can .-.[nal. .)nl with g. lil liars. Iun-|(i ing. boistt rous. he w.)nl(l ralli.-r lak. ' |iarl in a go.i.l ral ra.c llian " drag 3.0. " I ' oss. ' ssor III a clear. .|iiick-lliinkiiig niiii.l. Del is en- il-.uiil « illi Ihc aliililiis 1.1 rnak. ' one ..|-..nr ii.-st ..(lic.-rs. A darn ;;.).iil man in an Lod " s leaguel (:„r,,„nil (3) S,;f:,;nil (2) l.irnlrnuni {!) Scrfiranl (2) " ■ Sm St..™,, ( ) l„oih,ill i 1-3-2) „n,rr„ls ( ) l„n„fi„„n (2) PillL ROY PHELPS. JH. Congressional, 1st, Ohio " Spike " JAMES WALTER PHILLIPS Congressional, 6th, N. C. ltlioiin;li llie littlest of the " runts. " Spike possessed more energy and more fervor for study than all the rest of us combined. Conscientiovis, hard-working, and sin- cere in ' verything. he will succeed in the armored forces. All of us Nisli him the hest of luck. May all your shots he in the hlack. Spike! " Spoony. " nol to defeat the " T.D.. " but because of an innate desire to attain perfection, finding the snnn side to every " soiree. " and true to southern traditions is Jim. dd them and ou get a Mililarv Man that can handle a K.ugh job and tough men. Jim had th.- h -sl squad in " Beast Barracks " and will have the best out lit in any branch he may choose. " C " Squad Soccer " C " Squad Wrestling I ' lrhr Smoker rdlh Mnhi Show {4-1) Corporal (3) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (I) Camp Illumination (2) Manager Track (2-1) Pistol Expert JAMMIE ] II, I) I, nilll ' Dl ' T CONGRESSIO.NAI,, UkLA. " Ja JOHN CHARLES PIEBES Con ;ressionai., 5th, N. Y. " Jocko " From Oklaliunu. .larnniic l.n.u;:!.! In ll„- ,■lu{,■,u jiiirk Miiilc ari.l a IVicndlx Miann.r ulnrli t.ia.l.- Iiiri nam yu;u . I ' licu-li l„- had hi ..«ii ln.,ihl. «illi lli •Irijrlish D.-partiiiciil. lir «a al«a s na.lv In li.l|i( la - nates in Math and ( ' In sirs. V lalrnl.-.l ri-ht iian.l and , ovf for basketball made iiini the team ' s leadin;: scorer Now lie is Air Corps bound. )t speed alone is a description of Kagle. He does hold till- I ' libe no yard record: however, velocity is better is Jim k(« has both sense and direction — sense of humor. i-aeh l tiie five senses (particidarly eat, sleep, and make mcrr ). and above all common sense. The Air Corps is his direction — silver wings his reward, lb- will keep them flving. Corporal (3) Sergeant (I) Fonlhall ( ;..i) un,rn,ls ( ) Mono.ran, (3) Track {1.3.2-1) . unierals (4) Monogram (3) Rifle Expert « l lli ,l,,li, S,„,.l { il 1 lll,lf,lr,;llh iM,l Sh„„ il) i CmiuKi ( hih ( i Jl 1 S .( ( » , ( ) .I, ' P( tub (i) I Pistol Marl.man Riflp Lxperl r A goal) " hive. " " " Mike " l.n.uglil 1.. W.-sl l ' ..ml a.li.-,..- fill. ea. y-going IMisoiia lilN 1 Kit llif VcadcriiN ((HiM mold but not changt-. lie Imincd up his (juola ol calories in wrestling, he exerciseil his tonsils in the Choir, and he acquired patience waiting for ilrags at Grant Hall. Keith brushed academics and demos aside and will enter the Armv a competent and confidenl officer. MILTON KEITH PIGC; Congressional, 3rd, Okla. SAMUEL WILLIAMS PINNELL Congressional, 2nd, N. C. " Sam ' ' A man who belies the southern tradition of easy-going wa s, Sam has the driving energv so necessarv for getting things done. He has spent three years making the words " Sam can do it " an actuality. Hard-working, hard-plaving. he makes living a business and a pleasure. Surely, in an army whose great men are noted for tenacious abilils. Sam will be at ' home. W VI.UO KKANKLLN I ' ol I I, CONCRESSIONAL, 5th, N. Y. ' ■{Tally " M«aNS .li. ' .-ilul. li.ihs ••t.c%.-t-in-a- l .riii " ' ;illihi,l.- .Ins his (In.rmin.-.l a -n ' ssis .•ri.ss mkmI. Iiliri an " nns - ighl- larn.ss.- |,la ,T. Mis I.n .l-h.a.l,-,! n l.lli-,n,r .laciiif: liiin In-li in a.ail.rnirs. Ii,,l, I. .si n.. s|.-,|. an, I ess lime in i-nlcrlaiiiini; llic |(. ilirr i.l llic laiicr sc . riiis man ' s keen I ' ar-sijilitcilncss will l.c lar ' . ' rlN rcs|.(.n- ;il.l.- lur liis lMr..rnini; an al.rl ami runi-lul uflir.T. riic (jnolinn (.r wliclliiT he teas an Army bral or Ufre an rm lirat almost made him an ex-cadet through I (.nrl s (.1 the English Department, but Wally recov- ercil and linishcd uilli i rades considerably above aver- age. e are snre ihal his " spooniness. " ' his quick mind, and his good humor will sland him in good stead in thai li.ntr nnll which is the rnn . Sergeant (2- ) Corpornl (3) hirrosse (4-3-2-7) Serjeant (2) Shi Cliih ( ) SuijJ SiT icant ( ) ir Camll (1.3-2-1) lintlalioii Srrili ' aiil Uiji mm, C.luh (3-2-1) Tn.rk (1-3-2-1) „mrr„ s (1) l, ,„„■:,„„, (3) ll,.,, Mnnn rr (-1.3-2.1) Kl lrhy,,,, EKNEST COLLI KK PKICK CoNOREssioN r.. 9th. III. KKKO BEAVER PROCTOK Congressional. 8th. Cvlif. " Frp,f Frustialfil l) iloiniiiiiTini; n|(| t ' r-(Iassin(Mi uliili a pl.-l..-. tlir ival K.-|. .Ii l nul nial.rializi- uiilil n. ■ailing far. Tlu-rcaltrr. hr iiisli-ah.r ..f tlw niajniit of 15-1 Company ' s skirinislics. the live wire of every party, the |)ersistent liazer of liis classinales and their " drags. " hlonde Krnie hecanie a popular inend)er of the Corps. He possesses loo nian of llie at tributes of a good officer to flop by the va side. Fred ' s easy-going alliludc and off-iiand humor hiile from ihe easual observer his desire lo heconie the fine officer to «liich his abilities entitle him. Fr. ' quenl skirmishes mauN dinicuilic. which he solved with a minimum of confusion — an abilit which jironiises him success in his clio cii i r(d ' cssion. Serjeant {2-1) Track {4-3-2-1) I ' .lcctiiin ( ' .nmmittet ' Chairmiin Academic Couch ( ) Rifle Expert Sergeant {2-1) S,cimmi„fi {-1-3) I ' istnl {3) Ski Club (1-3-2-1) Hifle Expert I ' tslal Sl,„ri,sl„„,ler ( CCKUO (11 I{M:S I)K I ' lCKKI I CoNCHKSSIOWr.. I3TII. CVI.IF. ' ■ •; .■■ ;iiatli. ' I.T|.inf; |..a,vlullN . W li.n I,.- ua iiol na.lin ■ at-.iiil . Ii. ' «a- l.-.|.in . We u..ii,l,iv,l huu hr a.cu, |,|l li,-.l -. niM.-h a,a.lrMnrall uill, .. lilll.- -ImJx lirl-lil la. I. W Itli Im lnl,lli;:,nr.- and k.-.ii IikIIn i.liiali . C.haill, ' U l.c an assi ' l lo iIm- u , ilill,rN. m cute Sergeant (i) Fencing (,3-2.1) Choir {t-3) Arndemic Coaih (2) Ski Clnb ( ) H,„lin Cluh (:i) :,in,rn, Cliih (3-2-1) I ' islol SItarpsltiiiilfr i JVMKS KIVAI, ' n; . ji;. Conor EssioN vi . Htii. Ky. ■7 ' ,,.. " ■| ' lMal..rlu- nun laudr: " as .lili-cnl uli ' 11 lisli nj: his Ki ' nlnclsN salii as wli.n |i •..l.in- r..r . Insix.- I ' url.,. f.Mir i ' lcnlli . hi |(crlainlar ■x,.|..ils uit 1, «..ni •fi uill h- uulhnr,! oiih l.x llir nnal .ral.l,- r.Hl. l. ul lirh he li . His lii . ' Ii.r (1 inf; Is i | lalr.l .Mils 1 llis 1 , e lor (Islnn-: an.l ln iHli. ' rs in uh al !..■ .l.-,-,n - rifihl an- art resolnt.- as granite. ' I ' lial is I ' ' g- Sergeant {2-1) Lacrosse {1-3-2-1) Major •• )■■ ( ) .SA-, - Club risking CInh -, Rijle l-xperl I ' islol Shoritshdiiler Machine Can First (Mfis Conner ■ 431 Sergeant ( ) Rmliu Club (2.1) Pist„l (I) Hi lr Slu,rpsll„„lr, Mnrhiiui.nn Mnrksnuin Whk Ihc .l..nis. W lung I,,- niiiriuli.rc.l as ll. ' la.l wilt) alwa s " dragged pro. " ' I ' lic " riiniiii ' s " liu cvcr int-rrK coiisliliited a diversion IVoiii liis more serious thoughts — tlioiights of graduation and gold bars. His military hearing and kind disposition won him a host of friends. A track man when insjiired. and a " hive " when neeessar , his versatile eapahililies characterize the ideal " odicer and gentleman. " WILLIAM EARNEST PLLOS Senatorial, Nebr. " Poo " RANDELL JACOB PURCELL Congressional, 6th, N. J. " i?o K v " Randy — he is unusually cpiiet. he works slavishly at his studies, and he is getting more out of W Cst Point than (he majority of his classmates. J Ic doesn ' t care much for women, perhaps because he is bashful, but we hope that some girl soon will take him h sti rm and discover ibe generous, lun-loving man his roununali ' s know. Dum- is jiisl as liij; a man a liis tiatiir. I lis juv iai cliarai ' - iVii-nils. NcMi- otif lo iinxrasliiialc. Dune ' s li((nl(l(rs can al,lv l- ' ar l.unl.r.s.on.- rr,|M,M il,ilili.s. ' Il,..u-li liis in.liil ' .nTi.c prc ,-nl. ' .l liini Iruni cMcllinf; in a.a.lctnics. ii. ' pa.li.i|.al.-.l sn.-.-. slullN in nuni,n.u |H.rls. His s.-nsc ul ,vs|...nsil.ilil . ,■ ,■ li.adr.ln. ' ss. an.l .l.lrnni- nation uill make Inni a su ' .vsslul ulli(vr. " ' Kunnd on ihr nuU an.l lii ' li in llir middl.-. " " Not Ohio — the Jaspcrl In a find hflxM-tii a red comforter and the gym team, llic rorincr was iclorious. lie was enough of a " goal " lo make West I ' oinI inl resting hnt never came dangeronsl close. ilV lenaeit and delermina- lion when the chips are down slionid make him a cr ' Tcat asset lo an hraneh. cate Srrftran, ( ) l!a ,-l«ill (;) Ihnuhcdlh Miilu Slum- ( -) llnuilzrr {-1-3) Ki lr i:.,„ r, l ' ls,„l i:,i,r,, I ' istol Shiifi hintri JOHN WILLIAM K LIN(;S. JR. SkN VTOKl M.. loI.O. ( OM.Ht IDN VL. 5tII. III.. Before entering the Acadenn. .lack ' s main ambition was to become a pilot. With previous miblar ixperience at a " tin " school and the opportiinii in win iiis wings here at West Point, he is u.ll on ihe wax to fulfilling his ambitions. Conscientious in cmtx ihini; he undertakes and al a s readx wilii a snule. .lark will sureK lie an asset to the Air Corps. There was never a dull moment wilh ihe .luj around, ' i ' iie -oll.elion of quill on Ha . H. luok- somelinuj; oul of ' " lfelie e it or Not. " " Mall.T neither he created nor destroyed. " Oh. calil .lust inio the .lughaid ' s room for a minulc. The field IcrN should make -oo.l use of his mc.hanical ahi and his unusual iuiliativc. haid like Sergeant (2-1) Track (1-3-2) Swimming (3) Rifle Expert Pistol Sharpshooter (2-1) Dialnlic Ciinij) lllii (-0 " " (.:i) Acmlemic Coach (3-2-1) Pointer (3-2-1) Pistol Mork.nion loA O (1( q W II. 1.1 M .lollNSoN l{ (; ) (;nKssi() M,. ' Itii. I ss. ciiAKLEs slmnf:k KK.KI). jk. At Large " Charlie " Coniitif; Ir.mi I l;.i ar.l. mil .loriiinal.-,! plrl.r ,ar hh- oul iM ' iii .loiriinalrJ liiiris.ir. lln. ' aliilrh ' . Iir rs,r h; ,Mk, uhi.h I..- |,|aN ullh llw atl..■ r.-,k|.- I. Ml Ihal lie ,lls|.|a ill la.kliii;; all " ou;;:.- Mill , •r.Mis. MuaN. a " u I .In.-. " his iva.lv siiiilr and joN iai |ii ' rs nalil will iiiakr liiiii a siic ' fss in am pni- Charlie « ar- thai he lanio lo W i- l I ' oiiil Just to see III.- (.|iv Dame i;am. ' In-r , , t■ ,ar. hiil uc kii.m !„• ,li,lM " l: u- has cl.Mi.- t..„ u,|| lur thai. Natiirallx " lii i ' . " he a ii ' t si-llish silli lii hrains. as inaii a " ' oat " will Ir-lifs. His likiiij; lur " jive " was only ex- .• I, ' .I I.N hi. luNc ,,r sport.. liickN l.ranrh the Kn;;!- iiccrs. Sergeant (2) Lieutenant ( ) Hockey (4-3-2.1) Captain (I) Major " A " (.?) Minor " A " (2-1) Rifle Expert Pistol Slmri sliouter Sergeant (I) Track (I) Itaselmll (I) ,,„l,;nir C.naeh (3-2-1) L 435 After So.itli Dakota I nivcrsilN . Calilc l.-imd WCsl Point a dull place. He spent nni li of his lime lalking the Tactical Department out of excess (iernerils. Miliough Cable was one of the " indifferent " throughoiu his lour at West Point, he stood higii academically, lie found the Air Corps his answer to an rni life anil leaves many friends behind him, both at Stewart Field and at the Academy. JAMES CABELL REED National Guard. S. D. " (Mhl, ' - HARRV LANGDON liKKDIU. jK. Senatorial. Mr . " IJarry- Harry came to Vi est Poini after several disappoint- ments, yet he rode ih.-m ihioiigh and has since made a great success of his three cars as a cadet h hard uork and determination. Always a " plugger " and a firm hclicN. ' r in Ihe " Spiril of W. ' sl Point. " " his one desire is In put iiilo prarlic. ' uhal he has |.-arncd. Let ' s go to wmk. Ilarr — and good luck! li:S HKIMIM IKK Sl.)% l. l.iTll. 1 SS. MICH KI) IIKNU " KKII ' MANN (: )N(;kkssi()n i„ 1st. Minn. " Dick- Wr uill aluavs r.tii.nilMr " I ) ..■• as ...ir .•|as t.ial. ' uilli a |{ .sl,,Ti acc.iil uh.isrsln.n ' csl oalli is " I )a(l l.lam.- il Z ' Mis kiK.ulrJjiic ..rcutniK i-Ncnls. .siM-.iallN in llii- li.M (if s|M rls, is amazing, lie has llic iiiilialiv r. siH-conli- ilciicc. rt ' sonrcefiilness. anil dcsirf hi Im- an clliiiiiil olli.vr. WV (,;- Ihal Ur Nvill alvsavs Ur a .rv.lil to iIm- aca(lrin and lo his connliN . Slats and slri|Ms alone cannot salisIN " Old Glory: ' " he roll.ri.d alhl.lic auar.ls. coach.-d Ih.- less gifted, backed n| ihr rni hn. ' . Ii ri-harnlcd thctn llirough the basket, tiskid laies to dress off storming class-mates, and, in firnciaj. delivered the goods. Easy lo like, hard to beat. Dills makes e er man his friend. This Minnesota lnisk will never lose a ard. Svrgvani (! ' - ) Hockey { I) liaselmll (1-3) ,„nrrah (7) fon ,!.r„m (.i) ClrrCliih (I) Cnlhnti, Choir {l-H-2-1) Ki lr ,S „„,„ ,„,,„v Scr .ra,„ (2) lArutrmml (I) Stars (:i) Iriiilrniir Coarli ( f ) r ,„thall ( 1-3) nn,rn.ls (4) H,iskrll,ull (I) iMrn.s.r (3-2-1) i: rrli.,„ CnmmillPP (3-2.1) Ski Clul, i 1-3-2.1) FiMn- Club (2-1) KiJIv l.xiH-n EDWARD JULIUS RENTII. JK. National Gi ard, Kans. ■Eil- KAI.IMl JOSEPH KENZULLI Senatokivi,. Conn. ■Falph " Smiling Kd is (jiiiel most of tlu ' lime, yl il aioiisi ' ii. lit- is posscsstil of a siuhborn and determined ability to see the fight out. riic ir Corps and the fair sex are his two loves in lilc. We are sure that in I ' .d the rm «ill receive uhat it sorelv needs at tliis time: a rugged, determined, edicienl officer. Best of Luck. From a state of [)lehian confusion Kaljih has developed into a state of uii|ierturl)ed complacency. His greatest asset is his ahilits to concentrate to the nth degree. hen he once set himself to solve a problem, no out- side disturbance such as a radio, which he loved to play while studying, could detract from his work. Athletics in any form was a source of pleasure to Ralph and came easv for him. Sergea it {I) Ciiiticra Club (3-2) Sergeant {2-1) Gift Representatii,- (1) Miirliiiie (inn .S ior s io ( a i I KWK Wlll.l 1 niii: (:()N(;kk s|()N VI . Trir. i(K. - ' Snuffy- i;i) IN MII.IO.N |{||(t l) CoM.RESSIONAI.. Jm . ( OI.O. SnunVs i.nr ili-linili- allrilmic i- a i(.iri|i.l il i • ,-|iiril alhlclir- il l.i( uf. ' lil iiolliiiif; liiil rnislraliiiri wIk ' II a|.|.li..l I,, ll,. ' -IM).- Mi. .MilMranl |,iTil has 1m-.m a sounv of arm.srmciil lor u ari.l .•onlu ion lor our siipt-riors: ImiI iIk- snisr ol Iniinor Ixliiii.l il m Im- a valuable aid in a brifilil riiililary lulurc. Mill conns Iroin llic iiioinilains of Colorado and is a Irur -on .if llic j:rcal onldoors. Hi;- favoril. ' s|(orl is ri linj; and In- (r rnucli pridrrs hunling and caniiiing lo parlies or ricijil ioii . Mill is no " froal " — he ranks well u| in ihe uppii- ihird of liie class- but he is a more able I ' unsniith aTid saddler ihan a scholar. Sergeant (1) Sergeant (1) lumtball (4.3-2-1) Choir (4) Monogram (3-2-1) Rifle Team (4-3-2.1) Stars (2 Minor " A " (3) Lacrosse (2-1) avY Star (3) Chess Chih Concert Orchestra (4-3-2-1) Shi Club (4-3-2-1) Camera Club (4.3-2.1) Pistol Expert Rifle Expert ' Vt.f ( Mil ( ; I Ihmdlmll ham {I i J h Ihmhlr (li„mi„„nship (i) I rack (2-1) A prankisli telIo« — ii( ' cr met a slraiifrt-r — never com- mon place — decidedly explusi i ' . ' on can couni on an all-out effort from him be it in dul or pla . lie «ill lie there when the chips are in: an officer and a Inisband with both jobs well in hand — good ontfit. happy wife. He measures up to what wc call a man. ANTHONY HENRY RICH AKI). Jl{. Congressional, 8tii. L . -Hani,- COLEMAN CABELL KICHARU.S Congressional, 18tii, Ohio " Rick- L ndouldcdh Kick is among llic most capabh ' members of our class. Stars and high niililar rank are but part rewards for his merits; the rest is paid in the admiration of his classmates. Whatever he performs he performs well. And wherever he flies we can always be sure that the missions of Wcsl Point fl too. Soar lii ' ' li- liickv! Curparul (.i) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant ( ) Stars {4-3-2-1) Track {3) Fencing (1-3-2-1) Minur I a,r Star t.illCn.awinrcil) Scniur Hast ( ) Rifle Expert Pistnl Expert icU4 ( ■ ,„i: Gcii.T..u . Ilk. Mill.-, an. I .•as -j:.. ir.fi. a.k l |iili.- a Inn- S..wlli.rn.r. 1 1 i .li.-.-i liil naUiiv an.l a.la|ilal.ililx I., ai.x nii....l Ikim ' alii. ' .l hliii man lrl.n.l . Vrkaiisas (|■am..n r..r M.il. Uuu. an. I W ainni Ul.l-.l -ax.- ' " Za.k " ..n.- .,1 u „:i l.ail ln r. rn al I.. N..nN. His a.lix.- natnn- sliiinl.l I. a. I Inin I.) irr.al lliin. ' s. Our li.-sl I.) )U. a.k. .[nicl. .nil.l-l.n.iM-n-.l n-.l h. ' a.l a .n.ll,..,li.al as u- is .l.| .ri.lali|. ' . San.l n.M-r l.a . ' s an idea iinsetlled until li. ' lli.ir.)u;zlil nrnl. r laii.ls il. This self-effacing person- alil aluav:- kti.) vs Nli.t( ' li. ' slan.ls in an situation, j.il. ' an. I il (■. ni|il. ili.s arc a .l.miinant inl.-rest of his. II i lli.ir.)uj;li nn.li r-lanilin .)l human nalur. ' will niakc fcace Ser iraiil (2-1) rontimii (n (( n-llwa (I fi mn,ss. (I-I) W ,,!il,i liliuia (liih ' . ' I) Hill, h,iri -h„ui, , Ma.hin, I un ' hn, n-hnnl, , Sergeant (2) I.ieiitenanl (I) Si ccer (4-3) Xtimenils (lii ' cr l.pciilpr (2) S„ml„v Srllnnl Tr„. Camrn, Cltih ' (2-1) 441 S( o ' l ' l HHIWRK lUTCIIIE. JR. Sknatori i.. Va. Srotty ' s quiet and iinassmiiiii;, ' Tialurc si-. ' iiumI lo ill in prrLcth with cail. ' t Ml ' .-. No .l,-|ui ali.in. .•.•stri.ti..n. .ir l.at l lii|. ,■ ,■r .lisn.i.l.Ml ills j;.....! nalu.v. Mr n..uI,I a(( ' |(l cacli problem as a chalieni.fe. ami his coul. raicii- ialiiii; anaKzinc; insured a trnsl Mirlli solution. Kven li. lure he heeame a eadel. he hail eerlain eharaeteristics Ihal WesI Point endeavors lo inslill in all of its grad- uates. Out (.1 the sl eame a calm, eolleet. ' d. and straight- ihinking ung man. who. though a stranger lo military {r. was willing and ahie to grasp and make his own those qualities which make a good ollieer. This past summer saw W all demonstrate his superior ahilitN as a leael.eran.l lea.ler ..f men: not onix in the li.ld hut also in the garrison. Il„sh,-lhr,ll ( I ] rn, C.lnh {-t-3-2) ■ . Cliih (3-2.1) Ski Club (l-:i) Track (3) i U l( Q To Ihc .a.l.fn In.in Kan-a. . ii nir N..- (l.-.t-l. ,1. (I.u-x„ir,,l. sup.-r ((li.i.nl Ko-. It.i.i- a (1. .1 ranklii- • ailrl. a slar man. an. I sllll Ini. ' I., llial al al lionic. arr n-asoiis .ricu;;!! I.. I.r aloof: .l li. ' uas aluaN.., on. ' ..I lli. ' I.ONS. I ' ln- W.M l ' ..inl.r .-oni.- .Inn. ' I is .vallN -oin- l. f;.. |.la.-. ' s an.l .lo llnn-s. cote .San I ' . ' , In. an.l ih. ' av s.nl him: W . ' sl l ' ..inl k.-pt him. lor a u. ' allh of oIH.-.t mal. ' fial lav hi.l.l. ' n h. ' hin.l u- .onlinnal II. .« ..1 «is.l. ni ..n all snhj. ' . ' ls. To (h, ' ,lis- ma III man an M|(|i. ' r.lassman. hi ' irnarialih proved .orr. ' .-l. Nor.li.l aii sj,o.-| .hmnl hirn. rohnst sense of hninor I ' oun.l- .ml a pir onalil ihal will make the Wo e a u. ' l. ' om. ' a.l.lilion l. anv ofli. ' . ' is- m. ' ss. SvrnvaM {■ ) Cainmn ( ) Hriixiidr ComnKinilrr Sims (. ' (-l ' ) Irwl. ( -;M ' - I ,m.7„ s ( ) Sl„ll Srrur,,,,! (1) Sl,i C.I III, i„,,., - r uf. i Hamllmll Cliih li.l-l.rll.ull U] ChiiprI ( h.,1, i .. ' -J-;) l ll,,llh idll Shun 1 ) Vs .nii. ' ( liil, I ' l lnl l,„k.,H„n H,Jlr l.xprr, Rijh ' Exfirrt I ' isldl Sliiir isliixili Srrgeani (2) l.i,„„;H,nl ( ) i;.„ll,„ll (1-3-2) Major ■■ •■ i:i-2) Chiss iin,rmh (I) Tmrh {.V KiJIr i:.x,,rrl Hank N illi Ills 200 [loiiiid riamc cainc to " M " C jnipan as a ])l(lic who waiilcd to [)la football. Success was with him for he j)la c(l three ears as an riin tackle. He plans well in advance, then so| es liis prohlenis with niatheniatical precision. This proceihne helped to give him his rank. Hank g .es out with all th. ' h.aring of a fine ollic.-r. HENRY ROMANEK Senatokim,, N. J. " Hank " K (BERT LEE ROOKER CoNORESSION M,. ){tH. ()k|. . ' ■n„ir The little man who was all then- that is l!..h. II.- has tostu.lv to make the Cavah-N (orl ' ield Vrtillerv ?;. hut on inilitar matters he is hard to heat. W lien hard knocks come his wa he takes them on the chin and comes back smiling. He eni.red West Point from the ranks, and th. ' rm uill w.leome him back as an ollieer. As a iv|.ns.nlali .- n( ,• Orl.ans ' Iri li (,)uaihr. l!nM.klMi-a..cnlr(l ' " lalSluir " l,a Ihc. K. i. llw .i.ll- ..111. ' uf ll,i,iu lii.l,. Hi. -,i.lr- |.|illln . u.i.-man li..u, an.l ivailv .|ui| . rah- hiin ullli llir Ih-I lau-h-niak. ' r in lIuMoimlrx ,l. uilhal. aM.I,li.r. 1 li. n i.loiN ..N.rlli.- Ocpailmcnl ..f Mallurnalics vas a jiain for " Lsmax " an.l 111. ' ir Ct.... (;.nial W .• uill ii.-s.-r lorpl liis frrin. " •li.-y. is slu- [,n r U.Ip.I ■•| ' |.l..sl.aN.ri-lils 1...,.- l,..Nal ■•%..«. iIh.x- I lali n...uruains. " Ilani u.. rising ' an.l .lli. ' i.nl 11.- rank. ' .l hinh l„.lli a.a .I.Tiii.allv an.l la.li.alls . Ili.s.- trails have nia.l. ' Iiini ; «..n.l.rrnl " uil. ' an.l in Inrn s s.n.l him into tli. arnn an .Ili.M.nl an.l lik.alil. ' . fli( ' . i-. fcate i;,„ih„n (I) KiJIr l:xprrl Srrfl, ' ,,,,! (! ' - ) I( rrsllinfi ( f-.i) lii lr ,, „■, JOSEPH HENRY ROSNESS 0)Ni;RESSION AI,, I ' ItII. t M.IF. " 7- ;i , " Tli. ' C.l.au.-.rol III, ' I2lli l)i iM.. . llir 15. 11- 1 I lank .am.- |. rsl l ' ..int imkiKmn. laska " s si-i (;..ni|.an J..SI .l.s.rilMs ••|laL " Mis n|Mrl..iiv lias k,|.l maii a " U.S. " s.s-.i..Ti f;. in lor hours. Mais (iisl lo .- is horses, and hkc most liorscmcii lie jokiniih states that tanks and airplan.-s uill not last. As a [.rospe.tix e aead.-mi.s. Hank eoin|.os,-.llN l.t the tenths fall whe . ino ol fi I uill. needin- not to s.ek friends lor the Irienils eanir. M ns.le hnildin- «as his hohl.N. and Alaska his la orite them. ' . I ' n lerrin " ; taetieal stndii-s to ivalr man he is «ell-ei|ni|)| ed to Inrlher that hard- din " , hard-li ' ditin. ' . an.l hanl-los in " cax alrx tradition. tiieN tnifiht. The ir Corps Ns ill fin.l his .|niet leadership nn asset ulierexer he jrot-s in lam ' . Srrfivnni (1) Diiilclic Snriflv {I- 1) ln„lrn,ir Cmwll (t-3-2-1) I ' islilni: Club (I) risu.i i,„ ' i.sw,m (;;) S,.,-,-»„ (2-1) Cluiir (t) M ,n„gmni (1) i ' .lfvtiiin Oimntillv) I ' islnl (3) I -I -I,.! I.xprrl icu o --«l_5 t I,mi(;|.; 1 K .N(.I lAKl.l, lU NDI.I, CONCHKSSION M . Ilil. ll. II. Coming In l. ' N li. ll lu inl. ' iilioiKill ri 111. ' I,..n. ' Slar Slal.-. Rnsir sli..«,.,l ; I ' rxas. pro r.riiin. . an. I .laii. ' Mi-. II. ' m. ' N. ' i u„»,; a li.,|,. His I nalur. ' an. I na.lv i. ' .l lH.n. ' l.,s, ' lN l.,lHs. ' la-Mnal. ' s. l!, NNa ; III. I ' iriii ill his . ' ..ini. ' li. ns uillioiil sliili .si. ' uill plav 111. ' f;ani. ' ..I Ml.- as li. ' nlav. III. ' L-ani. ' ol ' has. ' l.all t U .lisliii.l i.ni liii.ls ■■ulials mill. ' is ..iiis " allilii.l. ' mak. ' s liiiii lops. I iiol(liiisi . ' ! iipp.r Ilia. -k. ' I ill . ' crx tliiiij; lie does, he iii. ' iils a " w. ' ll .loll. ' " ill . ' ( ' r lliiiig Irom academics llir. iif;li sw iiiiiiiiii ' lo " drappinu;. " skipjiiiij. ' nolliing. Slii.kl. ' ;:iiil(. ' r will lia c a liard lime keeping planes in til. ' skx h. ' ii i{ii.l " s v. ' ili.al leM-rs. ' s Imn onl as tight as his iMinsal ih. - .l.-.-p .n.i ol ' ill. ' p....|. fcaee ) ' s. ' ).; ( i-:i.i) Sirimm infi ( 1-3-2) ,„„r,„ . ( I I.,,,,,,.. ■ { 1) tn,l„f:nit,l (.i) Ilhll.rl Surirlv ( 1-3-2) l„l,„ - 1 ■ 1 1 l r,„„„ tr„l llrmi ( ) niwmin { l-.i) Kl lr 1 1 " " lluminalion (2) Ma.lui r .„„ I:x,„n liijir i:xi , ' , 447 Sergeant (2-1) Football (4) Wrestling (4-3) J umerals (4) Academic Coach (4-3) Machine Gun Expert Rifle Expert From the sturdy portals of Ann Arbor to the beckoning gre towers of West Point, came Rusty. The soldiering game was new to this i ' eiiow. liut an indomitable will and ever-ready smile guided him over all obstacles and en.leared him to us all. Rust takes to ll ing like a .luck takes to «ater — so enemy airmen beware! Keep them flying. Russ. GEORGE LeROY RUSSELL Congressional, 12th, Mich. l ETER JOHN RYAN ' CONGRESSIONAI.. I5t1I. N. Y. -Pel, ' - Boundless en.rg combined with an a.tive. well-l, aneed mind and a keen sense of humor made Pete ideal wile, lie was a crack shot on the rille team, outstanding handhail pla cr-in fact Pete .■xcelled an thing he tri.d. I lis future in the riin willhelimil h bv his own ambili ■ " lilc.|H..UT-. ' ' " " ... • ' irnlh.n.l.lMi: ' " " ... " . .O uil. " and all-arounil nian.- i : la- ' .|ualili.al iuii an- iM-hli-lihMl n a . ' n.nlMr.alMm nl ihon.i.-li.io. arxl lh u :liirultir». I.ovallx an. I .l. ' |M ' ii,lalMlll v aiv ulli.r r( tri| n. ' nl n. ' .o.arN I.. I.lrnlil lurii. ' I ' li. ' . ' .|.iallli. ' «l.rll„iun 111.- hark ..rill I li.- sinks all. -r laps. .m|ii.-.| will .n.i-.x.-.-.mI lii " lasi.. i f ' CMC (:,„,,„n,l (3) S,Tf:r(,lll (2) Trwk (1-3-1) „m.n,ls (I) h,,,„ - I ■ {3-1) r,„ss Cninilrx I 1-3-2) lin.,r ■ " (■• (2) Unnnnny („i,l„i„ Cr,,-.-. ( ..unity (I) ( amrn, (l„l, i 1-3.2.1) Kill, ixperl n.lnl I M.rrt i-li liivaks I. I ' .rliaps ic.iali ' our ill! an.! in sci.-nlious. Bi-. allal.l.- I raniiN lia. -..n his sliaiv ..I 1 lull lias al a s ( ' . ini ' llir.m ii nn.loininal llii is«liN h.-.anlaiifilial ..ur j..k.s an.l a|. s..ir.. s.. a.l.ini. u.n- no " " soiiv. " " lor livn.li h.- slanv.l. NKvaxs .l.-|M ' n.lal.l. ' . •. an.l .ai-ahl.-. I ' rank u ill has .■ Iii.n.ls an.l « ill a. .■..mplisl Ills mission « licrcx .T tlir rin sends him. SrrfU ' fmt (I) lMvr„sso (t) liijic (3) Ski Club (1-3) Camera Club (3-2-1) icademic Coach (3) KF.NNFTH TKKVOK S ■ Kl{ Com;ressi( Ai . I Itii. Miih. ■■Ti,,,,- HHIN I ' MKICK SCHATZ Nation Ki, (;i rd, N. Y. Like liis naincsakf. Tom Sawver. our K.T. " s sense of humor enaltles liiiii to lake all hiinlles in lii -iriilc ll ' " s a rough liviiit; liunl rriaii anil (Inal Lako ' sailor wlio would i. ' i r awa liis oii| shirt. These (|ualities and a lienehant lor doiuj: aii mission better than is expected neeessitat. hi riif:j:e,l |.h sique: A Conijuering Gib- raltar to the Kiouiid forces. .1. P. went through |p|eh.- ear Nith a smile and sense of humor which suggolcd dctiaricc lo upjierelassmen and consequently caught mori ' than hi- -iiare of upperclass wrath. Smirking in ranks, " facetiou- " ' in equitation, he has relaxed and taken " soirees ' " in -trid.-. ' Hed |{o " fanatic, " ' uui-cicrnan " and alhlcl,. real friend and gentleman. .1. I ' .s [iersonahl has been a colorful part of our cadet da s. I.irutrmmt ( I l„„,lmU {l-:i-2l Clinir { I -3-2- 1 I Sergeant (I) (iymnaalUs (4-3-2-1) umerah ( ) Miiniifirain (3) Tnirk (J-3) I ' i. ' ilul Sh(iiii l,„„ir, Rifle Sli„r,..l,„„lrr MiiMnr t.iiii h„l, n U i o Wh.ii llils Minn. M, la n..u|I. .am.- " uul .a l " I.. . s( -.nr-MV..!!. ImiI a " " .d " n-,ll„a.l ami ill.- rnix -ani.-.l a ival-...l.ll.r. ii.-nj;in.-.rlna.a.l.nn. . (,..r.lv «a.alNxa ulllln I., ],r y lli... - l. fiill.-.l. lianl-uorkin snl.- ..nlniah ' an. I an inl. ' lli .iil l.a.l.r. Ii. ' uill . lar in " la ii ' inililaiir. " Nr(l " s inlcrcsti-i lia i- lii-cii xaiicd and inan o; innas- li.s. inunini;. Cani.ra Clul.. ra.li... an. I u.-rn.-n. l all ..I lli. ' M ' lirl,a.. ' ' . ' ll. ' .liran l » h.-n li.- .l. irv.l. II is last .•ii.lcaMir ha- li.Tti llu ' lullilliiig of his life long desire — l.ainifif: l II . His inlilligfiicc. adaptability to his sur- nuni. lings and Ins .ag.rn.s, K. -nrc-.-.l |.r..Ni.l.- a s..lid lonndation lor his Inlnri ' achicvi-infiils. cace S,rfirunl (2-1) ,wl,mi. Camli (:i-2-l) Ivucinn (1-3) Ski Club (0 ( l„;s Clul, (4-3-1) i,.,lr, Hr,,rvs,.n,a,h;. II ,■ ' ,„ ,( I ' hvrrs (2-1) l ' isl„l l„rL.n„.n Ki lr Ixprrl Crpnral (3) Sorfioaiit (2) Snimmii.o (2-1) ( vmiKisiics (4-3) i,n„rah (4) Mnnngrnm (3) aw .s (1-3-2-1) Ski Club (3-2-1) Camera Club (4-3-2-1) Concert Orcheslra ( t-3) Sergeant (2) (Mptain (7) diini nii Omimamler Lorn.ssr (1) IW.n { ) Shi 7 cm {1-3-2-1) Ir.nlvm r ;„„h (2-1) l ' rr,i,l,nl S .i (l,il, 1 1 Ciiniri ( h.h (;-_. ! Hudi Cliiti [3-2-1] 1 ' ,- .. . ,A m,H, M,„lu„r (. M nl.sm„n RiJIr ■:, „■„ Here is a singular bit of Washington tinilxr. well seasoned and straight grained. Hack of hi;, tacilurniu. llarr is a man (.rlh knowing, a friend worlli having. lie ha: )nunanding men without antagonizing them. Kntlnisiasm. cfiicien . and hard work won him his stripes and these same qualities shall earr him far in his ehosen hraneh- Field rliiler . HENRY JOHN SCHROEDER, JR. CoNCREssioNAi., 2nd. V( ash. -Harry- DAVID CIBBON SCHWARTZ CoiNliKKSSlON VI,. 1st. W VSII. " Dar,- Dave came to us from the great Northwest as a g I a around alhlete. - |H-rl rifle and [.islol sIkiI. Diligeril Ihoughlful. eonsiderale. an.l sineer. ' In all his aelic.n h.- has made an eflieient Cadet. DaN. will he a weleom a.ldiliou l..th.|.ilol-omeerf..neoflhe rmx Mr Corp. man who has heeu and will (,ritlin.e l . he a eredil t, .he long grav line. i l Scollx. a liani wcirklii;:. ((.iixlcnlioii-. cla iiiiUc. -Iiidicd haul and long of ilcccssil . (.tiiicl lo all oiilu ard a|i|Mar- li-tiiiis ..r s.|iiasli or an ,m nr l .n lo lli,- " ' lioodln-. " " Sroll ' s alnlllN lo s.lllr lo»n an.l do llic jol, M iuind dili;icnllv r.-ardl. ' ss olcircunislan.-.-. ulll lak.- Inni lar In Ihr s.tnIcc. S.-ollii- -[ a round lo llir acadfinir diparl rniiil in his lirM N.ar. I.ul r.lnrn.-d lo rank nuinl..-r lis.- in his dass. Ili a(li il ncord each rar has hicn a maximum for hi d.lirniinalion li-d lo snccos in frv ihinn; In- «-nl out lor. Ili Iriiiid- an- nunirrous. and ihr ir Corps i- crlain lo l.cnrlil l.v Sr..lli. " ahiliu lo ir.-l ihiiigs Srifimnt (2) Ciulrl I )„„ ■ ■ Onlwsira (1-3-2-1) Ci ilnin (I) Cadrl Chn xl C.h.iir I 1-3-2-]) HrHinwnlal (:.,mnum,l,-i (I) Chuirmnn H„,, C.mnmill, ' , ' (4-3-2-1) -ltirs ( ; I Chairmim I ' Irlw Smokrr (4) l!,i rh„ll { 1.3-2-1) Debating Sucielv (4-3-2-1) ,iincrals (I) President (1) Mwwiinim (3) Ski Club (4-3-2-1) Aeuilemic Couch (4-3-2) Hnndreiltli Mght Sh„iv (3-1) ' Chninmni huit„li„nsan,l Inmmnre- mrnts Caniniitlrc (1) RiJIe i:x,,er, 453 ■■■iSLlilii Ill II II III m: W II I 1 1 lol M IM ( ol 1 CONGRESSION l . llM. kl. Army ' Sniiih ' Si-i(ll . a likcaldc. |pi|M- siiiokin;; kirituckian. spent |)| -l)c rar ill a [ifr[icHial sldtiii. Il(i t cr. alltr recog- iiiliiin. In- changtMi coiiiidctclN . llli(«iif;li iiiaiix of his isiun MTi ' shattered, he took il like a man. and hccamc iiulcd lor his sound philosoj)h . hiiii lie |iro|(ound( ' d in a slow dehberate drawl. Hill i- Inadrd lor the Air Corps — he will be there too — oii ran " l kcciia ifood rebel down. I nili-r landing a|)|ili(ation in each niidcrtakint; and highest sense ol.hitx have led .Sandx to lii. ' rex.lul olallhisefforlsintoeoniplelesu.MVss. 1 1 i- s,M,nla i.v and intinil, ' .herrlulne lia. led us through lli " gloom " jicriod- and connlless minor dillieullies. Equipped and ; uld( l li these qualities of leadership, Sand entir tlic- rm [ ointed for continued successes in ever ( ' onnnaml. Srrgrdilt (2-1) Cvmm.sium (t) Ilu.rinrr {1.3-2-1) ( ' (ir[ oral (3) ScrgraiU {!) Truck {4-3} Cross Country (4) ! umerals (4) Boxing {3.2-1) Shi Chih { I) Hadi,, Cliih I ; 1 ( U o( 454 men i!i) I Kwcis sii i;ikk Si; M(.nni. . Mk . niri.- K.DW l!l) IDNDKI.N SII MKKK. J |{. NvTioNM Ci Mii . Tews )i.kV lal.-nl an. I ,l,l,irnliiall. n lia c madr Im Ma a ■IS 1 V a scrir. .l «,,rll. a. .nnii.li.luiict.N an. l.rn..nMiali..ti ..I .i...l r,ll..u lM|,. In- 1 u u- i :i..|. . ih.Tial " I ina . ' an.! n..u hack In lln- n :..r|. ns .|uallll. ' . ! .Ili.i. ' n. ' N . |M.rl-nian ln|.. ami lovall ar. ' nn. |n. l i.incil. V.a.l.inic -lai-. inilitai rank. •i.-n.lK -mil.-, an, . Di.k. (;i,ai lj;lil.-.l ami ,a|pal.|. ' . I!.! «as al »iur ill.- lailical D.l.arlrn.nl-. ni.psl .li- n. .-,l an.l ih.- ,a,l.nii - D.- .■..n|i|.il «illi a im|.|. ' . ilir.il. ..|Mnl hank lialiit of ,l,ara.l.r«ln,li i u.ll u.-rlii lii,- kn.m in " . . man .-n .T ill lli.s.l,.l..n ha.la l..tl.-r Iri.n.i. fcate rrfir,wl (! ' ) Husvball (I) (:„p(,„n. (:,.miH,„ Cmimaiiilrr ( ) ' „ ' „ ( ) Stars {3-2) lii lr ,,, linsh ' tbnll {t-:i-2-I) l ' isl,.l V Track (I) UaiulhuU (lab (3-2-1) k-rrl Club (1) tcmlrmi, Cnarh (4-3) The Dcaron caine to us straight from high s( hool where he hail a knack iur lieiug " liive " ami for slmnniiig tlie laihes. (;iiemislr took him lor an academic ride and he ac(jiiired an " O. .(). " ' on earhng Christmas Leave. We will remember his readv laugh, " spoons " ' appi-arance and New England accent. The - ir Corps will gel a true est Pointer. DANIEL FRANCIS SHEA Senatorial, N. H. .M M ' llEN HL N ' iriN(, MIKKRII.L. IK. Congressional, N. Y. " Sleie ' Steve is one ol those .-well gu s on like to have around. His cheerfulness, his read) grin, his unassuming manner salted with a sense of efficiency, all have made for him II friend -. Ills lovi- for the fairer sex, the ■■|ioodltM . " and tile " red comforter " is exceeded only .•NJiihils louani " iIh- xmM hine M.HKIM H V-i l(i l) -HUM CoN(;n.Kssn M . Iiir. Minn. ALTON MAKTIN SIIIPSTIM Sknatokial. Colo. Shin " M ' s iinflaf; :iii ' ; sense of linriiur lias iriaile liini a laNorile willi his elassiiiales. A eiack sliul. anil an inlanliN man l.arexeellenee. l is a sul.lier ihn.n l, ari.l ll.ruMj;ii. Me fell Iheeallurih. ' -uilil l.lue un.le.- anil is iiou a lu|. | il l. So he oes lu Ihe rin . iloiihlv e |ni| | e.l. anil •Siriee llie lirsl ih.N of ijeasl harracks in l ' )tO, Al has heen an iileal roornniale. lie as generous enough with his " | oo| sel I s|iee " ' to jinll more than one plebe lliioii;. ' h M ' ihra. Mis (riendly and Hkeable personality was welcomed hy picbes and fenimes ahke. Ship saw the girl for him and pulled the neatest Job of " snaking " the dorps has seen for man) ears. cute Scrgpuut {2-1) Rifle [4-3-2-1) iinwrals (I) Mi„„r ■-.( " (3-1) ,„A Smr (3) Cnplam Hi lr Tvnn, ( ) Ki lr i:v,,rr, i-islul Sii,ii,,-.ho„„r 1st . (,,s,s (.uniu ' l, Mmliinc Clin Srrgciiil (I) l-nnllmll Miimigvr (4-3) Ciiiiwni Cliih (2-1) HiJU- i:x,,rr, Fori Scott ' s pride. Ariii to the con. an anlciil .-.tiiilciU of every master from SchlirlTcn lo MacArlhur. Harvey is respected and liked by evirxunc from plebe to " tac. " Never excited no nialter how great the storm, always a perfect gentleman, he is still one ol the lioys. No mistake here, some day this man will wear silver stars. " W " (;..rnpan has gone tlie way of all good tilings, hut its spirit lias not. Si Silvester will always be remembered for his " l " Companv spirit, his activities " on the fields of friendi strife. " bis great sense of hnmor. his high sensi ' ol honor, his pleasant nature and his fighting heart. We sahite the Ace as one of Vt est Point ' s best. Corporal (3) Sergeant (l) Sergeant (2) Football {1-3-2) Captain (i) wnerals (4) Companv Commander Monogram (,3-2) Choir ( 1-3-2.1) Basketball (4) FJvitinn Committee (3-2-1) Baseball (t-3-1) n,mdre,hh ight Show (4-3) umerals ( ) The Pointer (2-1) Camera Club (2-1) Rifle Expert i€l4 l( 5 KKVAi EUGKNE SIMPSON CONORESSKIN M,. )TII. IS. ' 7.7,- DWII) LESTER SMITH Congressional, 21st, III. " Sniittv " Harassed l.x llic .a.l.nii - l!..anl and lli. ' ' I ' .D.. ■•|{if; Kli.r " managed to preserve ilial broad smile and lik. ' - alilc disposition through it all. I ' asv going, he could | iil i ii iIk ' pn-ssun- wiiin ihc siliialioii demanded: reniem- l.er lll.. e pie!,. ' lurnonls. ' ' n alldele- l,e uas a nalural. periiaps (he musl versalile in liie class. Iriend none Nas more laithliil or admirable. An odicer Kb. y,u ] Sniill loinid ReasI Harracks and miiilar iiretpiiledir lerenl Irum ihe old college life: lint in a short time In mastered llie system, and his ready wil and j)erpelua -mil. ' made iiim a perfect roommate. His " poopsheets, " lo which «e ail looked for academic help, covered cver thing .-xcei.t tlu- latest inter|.olations. Dislikin horses and airplanes, he has chosen the lnfanlr . fcCKC Sergeant (I) Football (4-3-2) Basketball (,4-3-2-l) Major ' A " (3) Track (3.1) I ' lrhr (I inter Caniirul Sergeant (I) Football (I) Baseball ( ) Finanrr Comniiller (I) 459 SiTgpiint (2-1) II resiling (t) iiinerals ' „ Cliih (1-3-2) Having gained his numerals in wrestling. S nitlie de- cided to forsake the athletic arena i ' nr lionls uitii eiipid. This synthetic Texan has fallen in and out 1 l ) e more times than Casanova and Byron put together. However, he took time out from his affaires d ' amour to help his less mechanically inclined wives in stomping the aca- demic departments. May the Gods heed his cry, " I want mv wings. " ELWOOD FRVNK SMI 111 Congressional. Htii. Mich. " Sniitlv " vl k I liANK BKKIKAM MH11 National Gi ard. Okla. -Frank " Getting his appi)intment the hard way. Frank came to the Academy with the determination to get the most of his years as a cadet. Good in all his subjects, he came close to getting a pair of those mucli-coveled " stars. " Taking a hast look at the Air Corps. Cow summer. Frank returned to the Academy to take up his first love, engineering. " V (.l h .11,11 .ImI StnillN lKira» llir | l. ' l ' M-. Ins Irirn.U aluav- l-mn,! In.n I. has li. ' lpr.i Mianv n( us vnIiIi Ii II si ' iisc. scH-niadc man iiiom inio a l.i--.r p.-ii.!. IuImi-. 111. ' nam.- ImIii- inli.iil.-.l In.ni lii. ' Ion- liii.- ul Sinilli ihat lia , ' [.asscd lliioiifili uur i-, m|(aii). liad I ' oinl. I ' lisliiii;. ' all ulliiTs a iilc. lie loinaiiUHl true to the honir louii lil. s cll liicml. a grt ' at classmate, a r.llc.u " tioal " " all|i..nil I. man! an .■ r.-ll.-iit In I lire for a l)i„lrrllr S„nrlv (;,»,s(i llnmlrr.llli l .S i,«r (4-3) Cimrn, ( li,h (i.3-2-1) Hiiilii, Chill (1-3-2-1) l,„l,l lii ,l,iiir Chih (1-3-2-1) I ur.l ' nsi,l,.iu [2-1) HiJIr Ixji. J. W ELLER SMITH Congressional. 13th, Mass. " Sniitlv " KENNETH BATES SMITH CoMjRESsioNAi,. 31th, Pa. " Ken " A cool set expression, broken only occasionalh hv a sparkle in liis eye and a qnick smile, made Smitty seem older liian most ol us. 1 le was alwavs conservative, con- seienlious, and considerate. Academics came first with him. followed in order by flying and the conduct of the fourth class. When Smitty dons tin- blue cillicr llie Mr Corps or the engineers will get a wortiix addition. Hniujilil upinan Vrni lainilN. K.ii prepp,-,! mI llar ard for two years before entering the Academ — his real goal. A good-natured individualist yet a sincere guard- ian of the Spirit of the Corps, he has ridden easily over the Academic course and will alwavs be prepared to take lonunand ufanv situation confronting him. Sergeant {2-1) Corporal (3) Academic Coach (3) Sergeant (i) Cross Country (4) Fencing {1-3) Swimming (4) Academic Coach (3) Lecture Committer Cha Ski Club (4) Pistol Marksman Hill,- l-yp,;t ia n KM. |{|. IH SXinil Ski vtokivi., Nk ' . " Sniilly " w 11,1.1 i w ym; snavklv NATION M. CrXKD. Cm.ik. ■•)( |7 ;V SrriiltN. i i-r ini|pi ' r ions lo llic llin;il ul acailcmics, usuallv s|Mn.ls his lirri. ' ' Moun al lack. " loarliinf. ' Iiis lassriiali-s. or .lisnissinj; llic in.iils ul lli.- ir Coriis. ll cxrcll.iK alhlclc. willi a kc.ii -ciix- ol Imiiik-i-. a ical ' ill for niakiiif; IriiiKU. anil |il iil olaliilitN. lie- nnIII Im- a r,;; n K. llic Vra.l.inx Im.iIi as a |mI. I an. I an olli.vr. As a n|.ns.iilalis,- of ll.e California Cliainl.cr of ( iom- miric. W illic has never ceased sinj ing ils praises. He ' (il l) I he ailctnic Department with a niininiiim of slu(l inj; liecaiise liis two letters per nighl urn- far more im|i )rlaiil. rare combination of an Irish Icinpcr. fncM, nines, helpfulness, an.l fair plav p. lo make np a- fiilurc Ica.Kr and an cMcllcnl l.ndd . Sergeant (2-1) Trmk (l-:i.2.l) l-.mlhall (I) llamllmll (2-1) Academic Coach (J) ■Vs , ,,i. CInh Hi lr I y,,cr, I ' islul l„„i.-,h„„lcr Scrgpaiil ( ) Track (t) Crnss Country (4) Hi lr Team (3.2-1) Catholic Chapel Choir (I-. 3-2- 1) r Kss CInh :m 463 Srrfir,i„l (2-1) U„tk,-y (4-3-2) Numerals (4) Lacrosse (4-3-1) „merah (4) Onlrl Cluiprl C.li„ir (1-3-2-1) Rijlr Sluirpshmitvr l ' i-,t„l SliorpshmiWr Dick was the best kind of wile — he sle|)t through ever) call-to-quarters and dreamed of the wagered " flat- silver. " Once a wholesome lad, a western air school returned him to our midst no longer the same sweet boy who left us. These years of sleeping in a chair prepared him for the necessary relaxation in a cockpit. He goes to the Air Force. RICHARD CONCKLIN SNYDER Congressional, 24th, N. Y. EDUAUDO ll(;i 1,1, St)|,l,U PlERTO Rif:o ■- ?. , ' ■■ Eyen the liard plelie life did no! preveiil Kddie from making an unusual number of fast friends. In coming in conlacl wilh hi s sincere, somewhat sin wa s it is not hard to understand why he was able to become one of the best liked cadets of " ' 43-June. " AH those who reallv know him nnanimouslv elect him " the one most likeh to succee( HoliKK ' r DANIEL SONSTELI I Co ■(;nEssIO Al,. 7tii, I ' . one has olSu.-,!,-. ami il is a lasl in;; on, ' . I .i.|,..r.ilal,lr. I„- is nrx.T .i| srl ur .lis. ' ..ura ' ' l. iri. ' .liii all silualiun. Hillian ' nvial l. ' .lis| laN ..I .aim. I lis u iiliiiuii. ' » l. lirip in .•N.TMl.in- has niailr hini ih. ' .l.-s.-sl ..f Iri-Muls. Allhoii ' h easy-going, he is rie er wiiril lu he itKhncreril. lor the ideals of the Corps are his ennslani ' uide. Nexi-r a slaiincii i |ii)iitiit l re qmeiilalioii. " hitter Hill " nnicked hi a through on a saving sense of Inirnoi- and a kiiark ol illinj; inalh. A firm believer in I he |ilih.- l.ln. " d ragging, " and the " red boy. " he docs his work m-II. and some outfit is going to get a good ..llieer. 1. ' CMC I Irs, ,.,«,.„,„ ( ) llninlzrrKrpnsrnlall,, ■{-.!) SI. I :l„l, i l-.i-L ' .I) Stdjf SiTfiranl (I) lASIL DENNIS SPALDINC;. JR. CONGRESSION I.. ItiI. (Jv. DONALD CALIIOLX SPIECE CoNGRESSION VI., 2(iTH. P . " Don " Til.- l ah ..I his .lass is H-D.)f.r-s pn.u.l .lislinrtion. Easy going and likeable, he remains the only man to outgrow his company in a year. Sleeping was a convenience, not a religion, an. I .-asN lo forsake f.)r a quick game in the gym. B-Dog takes lo the hranch of his .-lioice all the goo.l will he sh.me.l us an.l ih.- al.ilitN h.- xvill show it. Two years at Carnegie Tech [ilus the ability to get the ni.ist with the least effort made Academics easy for Don. In his spare time he did everything from writing for the ll.) it .r to ziioniing d.nvn the ski trail. Ouiel. un- assuming, but ahsays present when needed, Don «ill be an asset in an .inniianN .ir an branch of the rm . Sergeant (1) Siiuash Clnh (2-1) IlnmlrrMi Mtihl Show Creic (I) Rifle Expert Sergeant (-- ) Cvmnasties (3) Howitzer (1.3) U eiglit Lifting CM, (3-2-1) Fishing Clnh (1) Sl.i Clnh (1-3-2-1) CicuAo CM KLI ' .S SIMI.I II. ,ll{. : N(;ltKSSll.NM. ' llll. I l« ' ■7• » . ■ M,I, MARCKLL STV.SZXk Ah MY " Sitin " " 1 fjol worries " was ( iliarlcs ' I ' avorilc cxiircsslini. Iiul one .• .„l,l iirvr l. ' ll Ih- IkuI a .an- in llir world. I )a.l.h " s .Irx wil and Iri. ' iHJK ,M ' rs. nalil x rna.lc Inni llic Mir ! ' ihr | arlN and a | al 1.. .% ,r ..nr. 1 1 is ••..iis.i.iil iun-n.-s in all liis nndfrlakini;s carrii-d liini oNcr llir r (iij;li |ii l and will ojv,. I, in, ,1,, ' al.iliU In win iIh ' l.i - .-ani ' ..I lilr. W ill) llic .Mciiliiifi ul Ilis i.slas from rcM-ill.- lo police • all. Slanl. ' x did nol " d.-adl..al " a niinul.-. .alons aniliilion lo do as tnnili as. if nol more lliari. olliir men li ' d him lo maria v llii- -(.icr ham. work for lli - Pointer, coa.li d.fi.irni |.l. Im.. and manx olli.r lliinfis. To know Slaii is to like him. and w all has.- known hirn w.-lj. 1 iU«t€ S, ' ,ii, ' ,mt ( ) Sorneant {2) Timh ( -. ) Slaff Srrfirant (I) Rijh {:i.2.i) Soccer Mmiaiivr ' s Minor " .■ " (2) Rifle Expert Pointer Reprvsentulivr (2) Debminii Society (I-:)) ■ m m ' " ' i ' M Sergeant (2-1) Track (4) llumlrr.lil, Mght Show (4-3) Camera Club (4-3-2) Pointer (4-3-2) Rifle Expert Even the Pliysios Departnieiil coiilil ikiI dauiU tliis Arni liial ' s desire to don tlic " iiii Uliie. " Cartoonist supreme, his drawings are t pieal of his easy-going manner and ever-present wit. As to femmes, " no en- tangling alliances " is his motto. The Air Corps is his first love, and we know he will make a welcome addition both as an oMi.cr and a Iri.nd. GORDON HALL STEELE. JR. Senatorial, Idaho MILTON ERNSTSTKI [;UI ( (; (. R H) M,. I tTII. TE-VAS Steinie came to us from the lii-arl of Texas with a strong determination to tick il iil eariie x lial max . 1 1 was this determination which placed liiin w ll ii|i at llu ' head of the class in academic standing. Ah a s read for a " rat- race " or to lend a helping hand, he has made manv friends during the last three ears. Best of hick. Milt. Srriieunt (I) r„.,ll,„ll ( -.il Ha., ' l,„l I -.J I ll„n,ln;lll, , .. „ 7„„r (4) I ' i lol Sli„r[,.li„nl,-r U o i , •Ml. IKON Mil C ) (;ilESSl )NM. ■■i ' „„r n l{|{() I, (,()l DIIIW l II s| I | Ns. IK. Sfnxi u li " .s ' ( ; .( ' " V lian,l-..in.. (liiniiHili .ati.l.-as -f:.)iiif; ikaii an. I ' aiil iM-.anw u.ll kiiuun as a .lanf:.T .us man ..n ih.- .lan.r flour, a ■■-oal " ' In ill. ' sr.lion n-.m. and an all-aioun,! alhl.lr. v .lls|,|a r,l a |MTsunalilN ihal rna.l.- Iri.n.ls Nvilh iIk ' ra.li.ai l). ' | artinrnl as u.il as ullli IrlL.u .■adds. ' Ihr ir I ' .in-.-s ulll .t an .x.-.-ll. ' nl | i|. l an. I olli.-.r: 111.- .a.l.rnN «ill |..s. ' a fin.- .-Iiaia.l.-r. Ir.irn ill.- i. .k .oasts iil " Maine, llic arni is going to g.-l a s.il.li.-r. (l.mslanlh .m tin- go. Stukie was always s.-i-n " sn. .)|(in ' an.! | o. |(iir " wilh the inevitable .■arn.-ra. ri.l «li. will lorget his resounding " Left! As on .-r.-I Kiglill s on were! " at the plebe presenta- li..n. Hais.-,l in lli.- armv. .Stukie f..ll.ms liis dad into 111.- (.)n.-.-n of Hallles. (:,„,, ,n,l (. ) Srlfirant (! ' ) ScifH-anl (:?- ) I.ii ' uti ' iifiiil ( ) I ' dolbiill (4-3) Hatlaliim tdjuluni Mmwiirmn (3) Suimmin« (t-3) Basrlmll (1-3-1) Camera Club Pn-siihm (I) nm, ' r„ls (t) Hauitzer {4-3-2-1) Mimngrum (3) Photographic Editor (1) mniirr (1.3-2.1) Academic Coach (4-2) liijir Kr,,cr, . . RICHARD CARLTON STICKNEV, JR. National Guard, Mass. " Dick " JOHN BUCK AN N SKX KION Congressional, 4tii, Kans. " J.B. " Ill the IVw yt-ars tliat Dirk lias been at West Point, lie has gotten along well, not onl iili liis studies, but also with his classmates. Perhaps traits such as his willing- ness to help others without seeking favors for himself helped a great deal. Nevertheless, he is a fellow with real delerininalioii. and he sliould ha . ' no Iroiihje reaching his chosen destination. " J. B. " Stockton has been consistently on a tlorpi Squad — football, track, or polo — while a cadet. His vas supply of energy, topped with unlimited deterniinatior and ihe right sort of spirit, makes him an added asse to auN team. John ' s ability to work the hardest wliei the goiii; is ihe loiigliesl will make him tli ' kind of at ollicer that our Army needs. Ski Club {4-3-2-1) Scriir„nl (I) F.mllmll (! ' ) Truck (1-3-2-1) Polo (4) Howitzer (3) Pointer (3-1) Cuinera Club Rifle Expert ( la o RICHARD WILLIAMS STODDARD Senatoki VI,. Ohio MARION SCO IT STREET Co cKESsii . ()rii. Kv. Thnr M-ars al W .-si l ' .inl Ua r ii.X rlianj:.-,! Dick iiiiicli. (,)uii ' l. sincere, and amialilc. lie was al Na s ready I ' dr exercise and . ' ( d I ' liii. In addilion lie managed to sla on the right side of (lie " ' I ' .l). " and liie caderni ' Board. His ability and his hard work make him a valu- able asset lo his classmates, to I he rmv. and lo West Point. Itl-.od and riMmder mixed well with Iricndliness characterizes M. S. Street. Poured from " Bloody " Harlan. Ky. into West Point ' s mould for regimentation, he is not ijuite regimented. Although Scotlv has devel- o| eii an exacting sense of duty and an unfailing respect lor his . ujieriors. he is still an individualist. And one who will alwav s lend spark and efficiency to any organization. Sergeant (2) Sergea nt ( ) la.sl,r Sergeant (I) a (Mil, (1) Regim •nlul Sergeant Major Lacrosse (4-3) R. C. A. (4.3.2.I) Rifle I ;.v «7( Irwlrmi, :„„rli (3} Cam,;,, CI,,!, (1-3-2-1) Hi I,- KxfM ' rt Fiilh.rinfr.-ni.ilN. n-soMiT, iMlrics.. and ni.clianiral apti- lu.lr. Kil ran niak,- iim- ..ranMliln- an.unil. Mis n.al- ness ami iiuncl iialilx riiaili- liiiii a ;: I Iricnil i l iIk- Tartical I )(|parlrM.iil. iiul.iuial lar man. aiailcmics ncM-r liulli.r.d him. allliiiui:li In- luumi " licarl |)iuli- k-rn- " hard lu .„h,: I lav in- (-..me K. W .si Toinl Inmi til.- I ' hili|.|,in.- Mililarx Xca.lcmv. Kd is Ix.iin.l lor tiie llal|..riamr. KDI lil)() roLRNTIN ' O SIXTF.XCCO KlCH.VKl) DO-Wr.D SULLIVAN Con(;kkssh) .. Mm. Me. • ' .S„ A- Sullv «ilh his ••.In.nh-lrisiiman " a,l h.dd ih.- u|. classmen at bay ior llic lirsl car. For the n, [ I years it commanded a nsiMcilid audience His Massachusetts l»r i. ' Mc with an Irish a him in good stead wilh ihe " | r )ies. " i bomber crew will be abU- lu plax bridj;.- wl Corps gains anolher excellent pilot and ollic Iri.nds. I si I .pc his Ih,- ir ARTHUR THURSTON SURK l I CONGRESSIONAI., 12Tri, N. J. FIRMAN EDW ARD SUSAN K CONGKESSIONAL. 7th, KaNS. " E,r U ' i ' J ' S|. Quiflh and iinassuiiiinglN . il lias ii at the academy. Naturally " hive . " % ■ possessed of a gentlemanly dignil . lie easily inaslcied till ' system, leaving much time to show himsell an ace uilh a polo mallet, an adept " B.S. ' er. " and an expert shot in an egg fight. We know that wherever the Arm takes him, unswerving determination and devotion li West Point ideals will assure outstanding success in an assignment. eaee Kansas hunled evcr wIktc lor ihc Im sI man lo send lo the Point, finally finding Ed in a little town called Susank (pop. 172). Ed ' s abilities never cease to amaze his roommate, being a combination ol ' engineer and good athlete. Not onh was he a " hot pilot " but he was largel instrumental in producing a record-breaking rifle team. Possessing an unusual personality, his popu- larity is easih imderstood. CornornI (3) Srrf,;.n, (2) (:„,,lmn (Z) Corporal (3) ■, „ ,• .S» v OlJuvr Sergeant (2) RiJleTvnn, il- lumtlmll (1) l ' „l , {1-3-2-1) l,n„r- r ,inirnils ( ) t,ni,n,l ( l„n„uran, (3) ,„„„- C.mnu, Muu.r- r- ( ) Calholir Choir i;,i„ (:„,.„„„ ( ) I ' oinler (2) ,„ , lll„i,n,iali,.,i (2) CItess Club ( ) KiJIr i:y,.rr, Pistol Expert 473 LAWRENCE EDW IN SWANK Senatoriai. Nev. -Larry- DALE SIDNEY S l, Congressional, 16th, Ii. ' Dale " The outstanding record that Larr has made as a cadet conies from many varied activities. He lias excelled in academics, athletics, and tactics, hut most of all in lViendshi|i. His generous [personality, his cheerful dis- position, his ready willingness to pull a " goat " " from the depths of deficiency have made us proud to know him. happv to he called his friend. Dale f.rs.M.k the farm in Illinois and the girls hack home for a uiililar lilc. He was known as a Don Juan of the dorps nilli the latest in " femme control. " He became a definite asset to rmv " s basketball and lacrosse teams, and won himself man life-long friends. To the Air Corps goes a capable leader and a real est Pointer. Serjeant (2-1) Stars (4-3-2) Tennis (4-3) Minor " " (3) Soccer (4-3-2) Minor " A- (2) Handball Cliih Rifle Expert Corporal (3) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (I) Basketball (4-3) Lacrosse (4-3-1) Major -A " (1) Monogram (3) »m.-,-, s ( ) Hl„- nmnnltre (I) (am,, a (Inh (t-3-2-1) Kifle l:x.p,rt i l ( .|(»ll J Mi;S S ISSIIKI.M CoNCUKSSfONM,. U.TPI. 1 i;UNK IM.Ror. IK. CoM;itKssM) VI,. Irii. Cviif. ■■T-h r Vr " Nru I ' liillv " lo •■|l.l|.un-lli.-llM,l ni,- in ,,ii,- juriii. [ u■v s Sui int.. :m u„l i,l,- |.ln. I. ill lir ..nii l. ' M ' Iril ufl ' . We u ' |l n ' MKiiilxi ' liini lor mans IJilii -.. IIIuMIn lli n I IKUIIIV. Mr x.lin ' lllllr-. {,; ,; hill iilua raiTir oi.l alM-a.j in a.ail.nii.s. allil.l ir-. an. I .Inn.riN. lN|.i.al ••|!-,|na.l.r. " I,.- nil-lil liaM- -..nr iiiijcli liiilliii- M-rc il iKil lor a more iiii|iorlant Icani llic ir Cori.s. r-l.o. sn|Mr man of anion, lias nia.l.- Il.av.-n ont of " ■|l.||.oM.|lir.|ln,ls..ir " lor all ulio lia . ' kn.mn liim. I nliinilrd riirrj; . i-oniliimd uilli conscirnlions cn- lliii ia-.in. .■onlriliiiliil lo ilir n( -.»liil ioni|il.-li )n of r ,■,■ .iihriiri r inio ulii.li l„- ,nl,nd. ' Ilir iinlM-ii.-v- aliic for.v llial lia mail.- Iiiin a -.nr.o lnl alhl.l. ' , M.l.lirr. anil Irailrr uill iin.loul.lr.IlN lift him into llie ranks of our lop-nolili oIlictTS. iCMC Srrfi,iiiil (J. I) i;, ,ll,all {l-:i) Mnniigram (3) Ciiirt Chnprl :ii„ir {t.3-2-I) (.lev Club ( ) Hijlr Expert I ' i-.l(il Sliiirfisltdiilir S„i,n,ninfi C-i-l ' ) l,mrn,ls ( I Ih.nitzrr l ,nnsrn„„i,r (2) (!iir )iiial (3 SiTficanl (1 ' ■..,,,i„in. Rvni, n-nhi 1 nil ung Ollicr (I Tnirk {l-:i i.n,s Cminlrv ( l-.i II..I dmu ullrr (;..J-1 ' - RiJIr I-v m;, Concealed by a smirk wlii.-h never vanislie.l la a deter- mination and a will tliat have nev. ' r been equaled. Melieuluus in everN detail: stauneli on ever issue: never t iu li ' il li |.ers .nal disappointment, liis motto sas ' " ou can ' t lose what you haven ' t got. " Leader of the first sijuad he was in. leader of ever thing he was in thereafter— that is the story of this fun-loving, serious-minded Georgian. JEPTHA CHARLES TANKSLEY Congressional, 9th, Ga. ■■Jcp- THOMAS KELI. TWM I i; Congressional, 9tii. W is. " Tom " From Kemper, Tom came to Vl est Point a good- natured Swiss, a man who knew the meaning of the word DUTY and always fulfilled it. Ask Tom about his scrapbook, his letter-writing, or his beloved Wis- consin, and you find a smiling face; but mention Cal- culus, reveille, or " Frog. " and a different effect results. It is a shame everyone could not have shared him as a roonnnate. lu.iu.i; I i,in i;i) i -i i At l.viKi; TaU a ilasl. ..I Immik..-. a jiji-.T ..I hunnr. a.l.l a h..l ..I allilnl. ' al.ililN lu hack u|. a liil l c rn . | iiii( n. an.l xui Iku,- 111.- ' u r I ' .mI,! v . -r. lM. " i, a Miaiis man l.i l u iru. ' .iiM ' ..I iIm- »nnl lii ..,il xl,r .-,in. K. !..■ an amazin-.ai.a.ilN lur " I, II,-. ■ Vnd his .rou rii.if; n iriu. is thai ,-N,-r.|.n-s,-r.l ji--,-!- ..I honur ihal is .m.In inal(-h( ' (l h his liuK Irish stiilihonincss. Srrfiran, (2) l.,rulrn„n, (I) S,„:;r ( l-:i-2) Minor r (2) Sivimmiiig (4-3) Minor " A " (3) ! ' umerals (f) Tennis (-l-.S) nmerals (t) Catholic Chapel Acolyte Finance Committee Rifle Expert fcace 1 i; K1,1 WUUin TA ' iLOK Congressional, 8tii, Tenn. " I ' ranJi " l ' :nl.-riri .r lhr - - v -ars a o uilh all lh - allrih lies of a -..,.,1 M.|,li.-r and a -n-al l!i,-r. Iiar.k sln.v.- su -(-.-ssfullv iKuanI liii- 1 uin| l--li.(ii ol lh -s(- arniiilions. W Ih s,l...l- ailN k.-.-nn.-- 1 nMik ha. ahsorh.-.l ih.- a.a.l ■nn.- and la(-liial .-uiiis.-.. Ia lli.- Vir ( :. r|is n ' c,-i .- «.-ll Ihf s()l(li -il f;rai-rs anil allaljlc niannt ' is of ihis man wiio stand, high in llit- i-sU-ciii of his classmales. Corporal (3) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (i) Track (1-3-2-1) Cross Country (3-2) Academic Coach (1) Class ,i,ncrals I I Stage (. ,•„, Dial,; lie Society («) WARREN LKI(;H TAYLOR SeNATOKI 1 . IllH JACK TEAGUE JRESSIONAL, 7th, TeNPv " Jack " In spit.- 1 ' lh - fa. I llial Sands haiU In.ni l.ma. li.- lunxMl uul U, lMn..ls..l.ackwo(..ls alter all. Mis ,-m- lor " |iri " Irrnmis and his a((|nainlanri- «itli sanif. his casual iticiiricriiirc Id his iTiililar rafik and academics, alonfi uilh ihal Irii ' iidix smile and ias -going conver- sation, pill liini ..11 top «ith all his riassmales. The Paratroops is ihe liuk branch. .lack, a rugged indiNidiia sheer po cr. lieu as un and ugl ihr.als Iroiii ll amaze us l) liis colorliil As a " uile " and Iri.n: unhearal.le. With a real „ r lor soldiering i domilable spirit. Jack ili be one ul the best ist. oxerean.e all obstacles b aiintcd b academic subjects • " T.l). " ' and nc cr ceased to ■lashes «ith the o[)posite sex. incom|)arable: as a wit — an Sergeant (2) Stall ' Sergeant (1) Battalion Sergeant Major Choir (1-3) Pointer (2) Sergeant (I) Polo (1-3-2.1) Ski Clnh Camera Clnh Rifle Expert ( C€Ud n. ;.l lir l nla,,,-,-. a,.|Man-,l I., !..■ a l,il l.r an.l ■ l.n nsull , ril„Ta.l,l .n. (.■.„: I.ul ..„ ,lu.,r " 11 our l„„U Ihal l„- Is a ll,„- „,a.i ulll, an I " Mll.M.k un lllr. .|i,.,-s l.. all a, ..I ,M,i,i.nu„ l.liiiii.naMN sl.a.lla.l IrMml.. I Ir u a. a o.,u.l (.rai- .at.ir K. us as a (;.l. .n-iruM-r: I..- Iravrs i.i pes- session ..ri,,nf:-c.) ,-t. ' .l «ii,;j;s. s a ,U■ he |,n. ,Ml lo lir a aliial.lc assci ami a rii.ml. U,rr ,r n-ail willi an ar ' uniiiil. a laiifjli. or a " imm.i.sIh.i. " W ith his outlook on lili-. lie is (Tilaiti l allain his loi[ anihilions. In all sinc.-iil . Craij. ' . lia|i|i hiiKhrif s and many victories. Ihin,ln;llli M f lil Sliw, ( ■) ,a,lr„.i, Cmrh (I -3-2. 1) Ki lr liiperl I ' isinl i:x, ,-rl (■..,r,„.ral (:i) Srrfiram (2) C.niilaiii (I) ( Mm pun y (jiniinfimlvr ( vmnaslirs (1-3) liiiig ComniiiU ' e (1-3) Crvst Commillee ( ) howitzer (• ) Rijlr l:x,.rr, Sergeant {2-1) Camera Club (2-1) Cadrl Clm wl ' IV C.lwir [1-3-2-1) Clir.s Club {1-3-2-1) CIrrCluh (3-1) Iluiuln;Uh Milhl Slum [3) I ' islnl Marl sman Genial. frieiKlly. ihaniiiiip. mii.n ' .lictaljl.- D.P. will ahvavs be remembered b those who knew him as a true lover of a " B.S. " session. But there is much more to Duane than a mere witt | ers nalil and a ejev.-r mind. His kind, sympathetic nature has jircalJN .uhamed these three cars at the cadcm and «ill h.- a valuable addition to ih.- rm . la uc cr c «itli liim again in the years ahead. DUANE PAUL TENNEY Army ■• . ' .■■ JAMES ROBERT THOMAS Congressional. 2ni . Ind. ■■J.R.- n old C. . v. pilot. " J.R. " received his start Irom IJuticr IniversitN on the Hanks ol the W abasli. V natural " liixe. " " he .-ould ha . ' uorn stars, hut (i.ti.m and the sandnum claimed their t..ll. II. ' has nailed eajirrlN and |.atientl lor three car to licar those w..nderlul words. " I Do. " from the girl hack home. Aircraft design is his goal. KUic. 111.- Ic.uli.ad uill, Ihr M ' N.-n l.-a-ur slii.lr and S| . rilaii. ' u M ' in. earn. ' Irurii San lirnl.M. ujlli an in- f;l .rions llaiv lui- |,nn an. I iIk- kna.k ..I r.n.l.rn. M.nn.l achi.v on an rnall.r. " ' linn- u.miIi .Inin;; is « .rlli ili n i NS.II " uas Ills ualrliNNunl ..n lliin-s a.ailrmic. la.ll.al. an.l ..ih.ru i r. Twdve luindiv.l In.kv " C-ls- will sonic .la call liiin " The Old Man. " " Conic uli ihc nui.c and Id ni,- Mc.-p. " Tlicic ym have (MM.r-c. cadcniics ii.Ncr Ih.iIut.-.I him. " Dragging, " Icllcr wriling. and (rack al«a s came (iisl. A true Siiiillicrncr. lie never liinricd aii thing. " Know wliat 111 do and lake ' our lime lo get it right, " was George ' s mollo. His ' lheieiie records lor " cow " summer [irove that here is a real West Pointer. Sergeant (,2-1 ) Track {4-3} . unwrals (4) n inlvr Track {4-3) Cn.ss Cmnlrv {3) l,,„l,-mi, (■..mill {4-3-2) l ' .,i,il,r [1-3-2-1) I ' ninlrr li„„nl (I) C.timi, Illiiiiiiniilion (3) Hi lr l:x,url I ' istnl Slwri,sli,H,t,-r Cnrporal (3) Sergeaiil (2-1) Track (4-3-2-1) Manager ( ) Lacrosse (I) lioxinn (4) SkeetCluh it) I ' ishinfi Clul, (2-1 } ' isl„l i:xi,rrl Rifle Sharnsli„„trr lachine (.an Marksn 1LLIAM HOLMi: CONCRES IION V " Tomm ARNOLD ROBERT Tl ( Kl- K. JR. Congressional, 34th, N. Y. " Arnny ' " Tommy " came to West Point Iroin Louisiana. Hard working and conscientious, he emerged victorious from a tougli battle will) calling academics. A good " wife. " he has been always ready to licl| oiil iii a piricli. Alter trying the Air Corps " Tomnn " decided it was not for him. He resigned with characteristic decisiveness, and will dedicate his efforts to a ground branch. Tuck ' s main problem at the cadem has not been academics. Possessing the inherent iTidi ' cision in Taffairs daniour we still lind him Irving to decide on whom lo place that miniature. Plebes call him the " W ralii o( (iargantua " — so he is known as a hard and exacting man. A good soldier, he will he a redil lo the Infantr . the branch of his choice. Sirgeanl (1) L«,n,ssr l..i.„„„ Mnnagcr (3) llnmlnM, Mght Show (1) C.ulel l.„io,i I ' iclure Advisor (1) (: inii Illumination (3) ( ' .i nii iiii Cijt Representative {I) C.mlel Chapel Choir {2-1) Ski Club (2-1) Chess Club (4) Sergeant (2) 1st Sergeant {!) Howitzer (1-1) Camera Club (3-2-1) Gift Committee (3-2) ( ioA o S ALBKIM SIDNKV JOHNS ' lON I LCkKK. Hi CoNORESSIONAI., 7th. ' I ' eXAS ' -( -■ l is 111, ' ...ilv ,iia.l lu -lian- " " an " V " pin .... a B.T.- ors|«n.l ..lrr Darn,. W .-.k-,-..,! al Sirna.l I i.1,1. I In infi is his In.c Ion.- aiwl n.-lliin;; else .■..mils. l is iiul slar man. I.ul a xcar IVuni n m lir uill Ih- u- hull,- pilol " in Ihr ImsI l,ran,h. ..I ll, ' linesl arniN. ..I ih -r.-ak-sl .(.unlrN in lli, ' w...l,l. " Ask .-rn,. I,, ,x|,lain a .|.in K. n,,u an. I ,nl Nsill starl a s.-ssioii of " liaiipar 11 injr " ihal .mmiIiI last indefinilcly. U.min- ir :,.r|)s lr..in l-l)aN. his 1..n,- o( flying is |iarall,l,-,l ,.nl li his l ,- ,.1 Texas and beautiful uotncn. la, I h. kn.« s wlial he wants and gets it, ihi-r. ' can ! .■ n.) .lonhl thai his silver wings will carry him far in his chosen career. 1 icaee Sergeant (7) Sergeant (2-1) Skeet Club (-1-3-2-1) Debating Society (1-3-2-1) RiJIc Kxprrl Lecliire Cimimitlrr (t-3-2-1) l-i-l..l Slu,ri,,h,H,lrr issisnml M„n„fi,T llnrh-y (3) Ski Cliih (3) n resiling (I) Sergeanl (I) Clws-. Chth (I) r f l ( lllh ( 1 K.JI r , „.„ Tinker came to West Point «illi a luntiing desire to be an oflficer. Those of us who ha e worked and plaved itli liini were inijiressed h his quiet pliilosophy. l a ready for a l)il ol Inn at the proper time, he is ni erliieless dead serious in liie perforinance of a duty. » hraneh will lind him a dep. ' udahl. ' and lo al officer; his coimlr . a I ' ailhlul ser anl. ALFRED FERUYNAND TVRALA Congressional, 3rd, Pa. -Tinker- LOUIS BLANTON UMLAUF, JR. Congressional, Srd. I ' i.a. " Diiicir Duleli cariie lo the rmy out of Annapolis and from a na larnilv . hard worker, he is a reliable and efficient man on cNerv Joh. ( )ur class crest and rings are the result ofhis Nork for and inl resl in our class. A true liplomat, Diilcii has made a point of knowing each individual in our class. Good luck (with Safely) Dutch. W K.NDKI.I, (;|{ ANT VAN ALKKN. Hi. :( N(;ni:ssi(.vsi. W v . li nil l{ W IM.IAM V vnSCIIOICK.JK. C() ;KKSS10 M.. . " )TII. I ' x. IhnlMi lion, Ihc llNin;: Hii.i.li. W ,-n ua. |,.iha|, iIm- lll,..uj:h u uallx .(uirl a.i.l iv.r.N .-.I. rl ..ll.-n Nclie- rasi. ' M iM-rsur, i.. ll,.- «..rl Iiv.«ilh. , ,r iM.lh.n.l .n.nllv ,X|M-. r.l hi, .•ll-lu n.l.■.l .lisllkrs ..111..- s lem. uilh uoifii ' .s lailics. acadiriiics. or uorn.ti. W ti j;(.l 1 1 i acl i il ics ran llii- f;atiiiil IVoiii llir roiilliic to discus u.ll itiouf.rli ill 111, ' loriiKr luo aii.l , r,ll.a in lli,- I lirou in;;. an " s onl Ic.s w.iv illojrical arf.Mini.-nls and lalt.r. l«a sal.l. ' lo liii.l linir lor a .|iii.k l.ri.l-.- -am, ' . I.a.l Jokrs. Tli.. al.ililv lo a.la|il liimsHI lo an and all Won l |.i(i. ' s llii-.-andn-.-and vl s,-rious al liliidr , ( ill.- ,il Mali..iis slioid.l s.r . ' him «.-ll in his arii.N .ar.-.-r. aii.l Air Cirps. ,.s| I ' oinI max «.-ll h.- |,r.)ii.l ..I him. . V ' cute Sergeant (I) Ski Club (4-3-2) I ' hU.I Kxprrt Srigemit (2) CapUiin (1) (nn,,,„ny (:,„nn„n„lr, i:.,„h„ii (I) n,„rnil. il) Tnwl, {t.:i-2-i) nn„;„h (A) Major " . " (3) Cross Country (4-3-2.1) Choir (4-3-2-1) lirplane Club (4-3-2-1) lisliing Club (1) I ' i slot Sliar ishonter FLET( III K HI l) l ( II. Fl{. ( OM.KF-. ' ION VI . JM , ( VI IF. J(JNATHAN SAWYER VOKDKKMAKK CONCRESSIOIVAL, llXH, CaLIF. " Johnic " Charlie f - ' e h his " red-h-.v • |.l.h.- car anil the two 1 ( lit companions ever since. Easy going, goo ' arli. has gained a host of frientls while here. ... -llv a " hive. " he kn.vv how (o get what he wanted. An Air Cor[)s man at heart, he will give his all to the tloiighboYS. Jonatl •I ' " lependahili ts left its ' I ' " " those who know him well. His unrelenting perseverance and level-headed logic will leave their mark upon his |)roressioii. W ith every thought firmly anchored in con- ieiioiis iiintaining the elements of all that is good and geimine in life, he is an ardent iniisie-lover. a scholar, and a gentleman. Experience will hevel his few square corners. Sergeant (2-1) Football (4) Track (■1-3-2-1) Sergeunl (2-1) Fencing (1-3) Academic ChicIi (3-2-1) Hi lr Kxprrl I ' istol l irl,sriiiiii MarluiirCu, M„rliswan ia44 o 486 s;nag.- soul. ,lak.--s sava-c s..ul is s.m.iIm-.I. His T.Aa. .lis|, silion lias lauf, ' lic.l a xa his In.iil.lcs uilli lli. Xcaii.rTiir I )r|.ailrn(ril and llii- Tarliial I ).[.arliniril licn.Mlli lliis likcal.l.. .asv.-oiii- , l,ri..r. ii..u. ' rr, iIh-iv li.- a |.r..r..uiul x-.i.c nl.lulN ul.ich ulll .nal.l, him as an ndi,-.-.- u lixr up K. ih.- i.l.als (.1 W rsl l ' ..inl " lli . r c;;ni ihc lrai;;hl |)( ' . " s favorite rx,,nssion. II. ' ori-inal.-.l half . ulal.-.l in ih.- (;or|i . Thr l.oil.sl .h-sc. nk is one uonl. " i.ra.li.al. " Ilr ha.l ii . dill .h anMhing he lousiihn-d |iia(l iial. Hui hi- simtU lit lie lime on im|ira(-tical things, which e |ilains why he spent so lew week-ends " dragging, " and so many " relaxing. " Sergeant (l) Foollmlt {t-3-2) Track (4.3) Sl.rrt Club {1-3) Ihimllmll I lab (3-2-1) Sergeant (2) Staff Sergeant (I) Ihltlalhm Sergeant Maj Tni.k ! -.;-_ ' - ) an„rals ( ) RiJIe l-.xperl I ' islol Marksman Major ' A- (3-1) Camera Club Soldier ' s Medal Corporal (3) Sergeant {2-1) Hockev (4-3-2) u,m ' rah (4) l.mlball (4) .„,n,.s,s,- H.-3-2-1) Monogram (3) Major " A " (1) Conwra Club (2-1) Jim is one ot tlio.sc rare imii wlio possess an imcriing sense of values. He separates the ini| orlanl IVoni the trivial and treats tlieni accordiiigh . love for sports, an unusual al.ililx in Math, ami a riotous sense of humor eomhine to niaki ' .)im an ixrillenl wile ami a w.ll-like,l .lassmate. P..rsistenee alone uill .arrN .jini to the top. JAMES HARPER ALKER At Lvrge ( II VKIJ. ' s .nKJI.I.M VN W I.LEK CoNGRESSION. I,, 2nd. kv. " Charli, " Charlie came to us from Darlmoulh where he aeipiired the smooth line that has mark. ' .l him as an -l ' Mrag- goi.l. " Having little irouhle Nith studies, he found time between " drags ' " for skiing and golfing. His easv going manner and cool headedness under trying eirenmstanees are certain to lead to tiie rullillmcn ■e to he a great lli.-r. s one great i;i) i{i) josKi ' ii w i,sii .ii{. ■(Mlisin .In Mil, IS I)(IN() W W |{in K ION Sk at )I(im,. 1i). The aniiN is Jor ' s lifr: lir kii.ms il ixsi.j.- .ml in.l hi. i lras or al uar arv I.I l-.unlliri;! I. iIk ' il.n i.v. ' n.n.unli.Mil Lis Slav al lli.- .a,l.ni a.a.l.i.ii.s ami ih. ' ••r.l). " .uui.l „.,l l.nak his .asN-.-inj:. Irish sj.iril. Dc.i.l.MJlN a .l..n-hlH.N Miilil Ih.- ir C.rj.s sinl.lu-.l " Ml ils »in-s h. him. .I.Msuaivil into ih.- air a. 1. 1 uill hr as ;;iial a success in ihe air as he xmiiiIcI ha e heeii on Cull,,,! uill aluavs .1., u.ll. Possessing an un.ann al.il- il lor ni- er " l iiij; il u|). " he sa e(l nianv ol ' his class males Irom close calls. Ii iiii; his rnilitarv efficiency ilh an oiiislanding ahilily as a distance runner on the Irack leain and real |)0|)nlarit among his class mates, Don is a sure lliitif; lo he lops as a ll ing ofTicer. fcate Sergeani ( ) Cross Country ( ) Trarh (?) HiJIr i:.v,, r, lirsl .7.i,ss Marhinr (Uinnrr Sfifii-unl (2-1) Track (1-3-2-1) Monogram (3) Cro.s Country (1-3-2-1) Monogram (3) Sunday School Teacher (2-1) Camera Club Rifle Expert ) KI) MKNKKKK W TklNS. JR. Army " fTiii " JAMES nO ARD WATKIN Congressional. 21st. Texas -Ted " Texan from the Mexican lioiiliT. at eanie to the Point after two years at a " V,. . |i sehool. " Having pielie aeademies spee. he earl dceiilid I ' it or Esquire was nniih more interesting liian lalh and luighsh. A (h-aggoiil. an excellent g Tnna-l. aiid the hc l of wives, tlie ir Corps lias adopted " " ( ( hum hoinhrr. " Much,, sucrlc. a mi go Miu. Sergeant (2-1) Football (4) Gymnastics {1-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Monogram (3) Minor " A " (2-1) (:„,,„n„ (.votnnslks (1) Rifle Expert consislcnl memher of engineer sections. Ted had plerilN of time for other interests. Appearing on the cover ol LiJ, ' : scoring that long-awaited touchdown against a : all uent to |int him high in " USMAY ' S " private hall ol lame. The e s (d Texas ma well have been Idle, I uilh prid. ' a. th. matched Ted throughout his sla .ade Corporal (3) Sergeant (2) Lieutenant (I) Battalion Adjutant r„„lh,dl (f-3-2) Major " ■ " «;h.t« n ( ) llosl.,-il,„ll (1-3) „„l, ' ,„ls il) 11,,,, l„i ,,- Vrs , , ' cu ( il , ki;n(;k middi.kion w atson Skn ii ' oici VI., ri. . ■■I.arry- W 11.1,1 I (;i.l-.NN W TS() (: ;HESS10N U . Till. HK. " :i ;„r i- kii..un I.N N,rv r,u. lie uill j u,. I,i h.a.l lor n,l an. I ,- ,rrl. a irni.li In nlurn. .tn .ai.ahl.- ,lu,., anMl.ln- Inmi urilinf: [mm-I.-n K. rra,ki i ri I. a la ni». ' -.|i,k. Ilr i- kn..uii a a ' I allil. ' lc a. ii j;. ' ii.-n.u Iricnil a k liini lur ariMlnn . •1 hon rinuil Iruin sii l.a.k. (;i.ini. uilh his slow rkan- ii sas ilra sl i|uiikl rriaili- Iriiiids with lii classmates. His rooriiniali-- know him a! o as a conscientious student an,i a hanl »orkrr. Dnrln- ihc first two ,-ars of his II la al ihi- (ailirn . oriK ihc Icninirs had him n|) in Ihc air. hill in lii m ' coii.I class sninmcr. he ioiin.l his Irnc lo .-. ihc rm ir ( iur|is. Corporal (3) Scrficiiitt (I) SorfU ' tml (2) umerals (4) Mojor " A " lnl,;,„l r!ii„lr (:i„im,)i,mslii,, Rijlo (3) Si,,ul;v , ,„„ Tea, Iwr (3.2-1) l ' is,„l „n,l Riflr Kxpcr, Umlrmir C. CapKiin (1) Cdinrni I ' .liili liasrhoJI (t-3-l) Rifle (4-3-2-1) Corporal (3) Srnicant (2-1) Fooltmll i-l) I ' rmion (I -3-2- 1) Cwlrl :h„,,rl Choir (t-3-2-I) I ' oinlrr il-3-J-l) In I ilitnr II) S.inasl, Cliih (_ ' ) Kio i C Slniifwall Jackson ami lliis llviiiii Demon — a rcseni- blanoe. Lew lias all tlie general ' s confiilence. sincerity, and disregard for spec (even as a " goat " in Phil). As displayed in his Pointer cartoons, his luinior surpasses Jackson ' s. A true Southern gentleman. Lew did an excellent job of snaking at many " hoodie " liops. He has got what it takes, including ahilit) and enlisted experience. LEWIS FRAZER W EBSTER At Lar.;e " Leu " WILLIAM JOHN WELSH, JR. Senatorial. N. Y. " WUIie- After a year at Purdue, hill landed here just twelve miles from home, the same dreamer and philosopher he uuisl al«a s ha c l)een: however, his good-natured humor. |o alty. ami consideration for others predomi- nate his character. Lover of classical music, he ' s man enough lo soldier through an war. and will he more than a credit to his chosen branch — the Infantrv. Si ' rgninl (2) First Spr ii-unI ( ) Hundredth Mghl Shon (i-3-1) Dial, ' , tie S,„-i,-lv (1.3-2.1) t,„lyle(2-l) liijlr Sharp ' .hooli-r i SU4.o( OmI ..I MiiifiN (■.• ' ) Calilornia san.l.-nMl " I ' lnkv " ullli a Mini. ' I..r .N.rvon,-. uliirl, .x.n llir Irlal- , ( l„ ,! ■ niili- lairr .■.lul.lnl .liin. I,..n,t ..I .■..irilorl. aii|.lan. . ami loolhall hr l.nM ..l lia|,|,ilv alon-: liis ui.In slu.nl.lln- Id.ick Ixirif; lii coiiii)!!-!. ' Ini l in llii- lainr m- . ii uii- |in- li.lalilc luliin- lia li. ' . Iml llial pair (.r il .T iIl ' can In- assiiri-(l iIicn uill ri.lr «illi a man. Ml.r l«„ N,ar ..I «a|.|.in- sul.l I.I irs «illi .-sl . wr litxl lii mo-l a.lmiial.lc trail I.. I..- im-.i-il of |iiir|) s -. . l i n.N.r ali-.fi.-.l unlil lir iiail .lone liis utmosi I.I .■..m(ii.l, ' a la k lli. ' li.sl li. ' |M. il l .an. ' I ' liis, com- liin. ' .l uilh an aim.i l nnlimil. ' .l .apa.-itN l.)r w.irk, has k.pl him in lli. " liiN. " " hra.k.-l. Mis s.-rvi.r. u ill always bf in ahiablf to our Arni . fcate Sergeant (2) Fencing (1-3-2-1) Lieulenanl (1) umerals ( f) liallaliim Sii iplv Ojlliccr Minor -.4- ( ; lu.,llmll i-:i) Pistol Expert unwrals (i) Rijle Expert Choir {1-3-2-1) Class Treasurer (3-2-1) Rlflr r.x,.rr, .1. 1)1 WE WETIIE CONCRESSIONAI.. 2nd, S. D. ' ■Jar " JOSEPH ' Wll.LI 1 W . KH.K Senatorial, Ariz. ' ■. «• Bill " Jay-s stori.-s ..f tl.e " sala.l .la s " in ll.r Hla.k Hills ..t S .ulli Dak. .la l.ii-hhii.-.l 111.- loiij; Ilmiis ..f " Cn. " ' litll. ' Mii.lx k. ' |.l him in 111.- u|.|..r l.ra.k.l a.a.l.-.ni.alls . an.l a lilll.- mi-.un.l. ' i lan.lin- will, tli.- " ' r.!). " ma.l.- him a liim.lrfd hour man iiisU-ail ol a mcmhcr oC iho " Armv line. " His assets assure him a promising future in the Air Corps. ■• ' ih.- I ' ..ik " " .am. ' 1.. Ih.- I ' .iint uilh a f:r. ' al l.iv for " plaN I., r..r,- uork. " an.l «.• aUNa r..mi.l him n-a.lx f.-r an lull al arix lim,-. J...- .ikI.-.I his .-arliii ' .-ar safely, while ihe Vea.lcmic and Tactical Departments were matcliing for him hut if rank depended on the sincere admiration and respect of friends, ,Toe would be First Ca[)tain. Sorgeanl (1) Srriiront (l Football it) Ski Cliih Miurrl Orchestra (4) Rijlr Expr, Dialrrlic Society (1) icademic Coach (4) Rifle Expert Pistol Expert (3 addo w II, M M .i( si:iMi w II i.i;n (;oN.;ni.-,ssi.)Vvi.. IHni. N. . ■■Hill- lUCIIVKI) MNCKNT W IIERI.KK At Lak ;e ■■ ) , .•■ 11, - Iri h i ' Ni l. ' .il: ju l a k lilin al Ma M ' na. Hill l.il , I I ' uinl: llh- |.I,Ih- M,„i ImI l,j.n ullh ii .rr.Ml. II.- lau-ii.-.i lii uas Ihn.uf;!, plci..- x rar a i(l .am, ' oiil uilh liis . ' iis. ' ..riiuin( r Inla.l. Mariv | i ' a . ' i anil a lilllr .liuJN «..„ a.a.i.n.ic l.alll. . 111.- ImM Irl.n.l a man ,uuU lu.Nr. Itili ,lrs,TN ,s ll„- 1hs( lilr .an ..H.r. I )i.k i- a l.ur .ll. ' ..! n.r ..11. .n.if.n . Tli.iv is nolliiii- ! .. n ItiM ' s I.. 1.1 a.a.l.nil.- -.1 liirri .l..un .x.n in lli.- «,• • -mall li..iii . ! ill. ' ni..niiii ' . V iialiiral al aTi thing that ri-.|iiir.- .■. . r.liiiali.)n. | iril. an. I a will lo win. his firm li.siri ' 1.) ;cl ahi ' a.i will .ariN hini far. fcute Corporal (3) Corporal (3) Serjeant (1) Srrgrant {2-1) r Sports Staff {3-2-1) Lacrosse {1-3-2-1) Hall Committvv {3-2) umeruls (?) Rifle Expert Major ■■ r (7) Ski Club (?) Camera Club {2-1) Rifle Kxperl (:„r,.nral (3) Srr icam (2) Smrer (-1) (:,m,;r( Orclwslra {4-3-2-1) Hiulio Cluh From Wahoo came a man with a weakness lor cameras, clarinets, and a blonde lo join liie Class of January. ' 43; however, he lost round one to the Academic Depart- ment and joined the Class of June, ' 43. His jovial, matter-of-l ' act wa and ininf;ness to |iil(li in and hel|i makes him a pleasmv to live with. Mis dcNotion to his Nork ill make him a great leader. KEITH ALBERT WHITAKER CONGRESSIOIVAI,, IsT, NeBR. -•(( , (■■ RANALD OTIS MIITVKER CONGRESSIONAI.. 3k| . NkIIK. " » hir " Mow wo.ddv oil uork this one.Whil? " 1 1 - alu a s knows the sirn|ile solution to the [irohlem and his kTio ledf;e is free to all. merel lor the asking. rugg.d Individ- nalisi with a heart of gold and a ki-en sens ' of luitnor. Whit .■nters the VrniN as our h.st argument that West I ' oinlers have lh - " know ho« ' and th. »ill to «in. I ( K HINDI U n W II (:o (;n ;ssl.. u„ Htii. Ti W AKKKN rWNKR W II ITTKiVK )KK (:( V(;kkssi,,vm.. 31st. N. Y. " It hii " Fn.iii .l.mii u- La N l{ix .r . ' ounlrv Wliil arnhl.-.l iiiK. our lii-ails uilli a spiiil iil rii(iiillin -ss ari l as i laiicc llial has mad.- llir sla ..I irians ..I us li.n- a ru.-iv |..r- maiKiit thing. Perhaps ihc unapprecialive will forgtl the idealism thai leads him to do other ' s forgotten jobs: hul uiio will I ' orgi-l llie sineere generosil and suiun disposilioii that make all success real? Coiuiun I,, Ihr ead.MUN from our r III. ' I.est lerhuieal s.JMM.Isiii llirr..,u.lr . Whil ex|Mri.nced Ml lie dimeully «illi acadeniics: lorisequeriliv . lie louud liiui- lo win his ninuerals in wrestling and In |ila laenisse. l, ) al to I ' riends and enthnsiastie ahoul lln- rm . Whit will make a laxorahle imnression h ' rever he goes. ..IV ' cute Corporal (3) Sergeanl (2-1) (iriiiiiustics (4) Cmlrl (:im, ,l Chair (1-3-2-1) Srrii,;„H ( ) I. arms.,. (I) I r,-.llinf: i l-S) ,„„rn,ls I I Drhalinfi Surirlv ( -.M ' ) I ' oinler {l-.l} Iliiiiilrrilth i ilit Slum (1-3) Camp lllumimitinn Commilirr (3) llO ARD TILGHMAN W ICKERT, JR. CONGRESSIONM . ' )TII. 1 ' V. ■■)) ■( .■• FREDORDW X " ! W l( Kll I. IK. CONCRESSION U . KlTJl. Mil. " Hill- Wick ' s excellent sense of iiiinior lias carried lis throufrh niatiN (iepressini; iiioiiienls. i I i liolcliiarlcii |)arli(i[ia- ti..n .luirklN l,n.u-lu .l all I.. ac.-.| l liirii a ll.e Ica.ier at our gatherings. Beneath his lighthearled gaiet . ick is a well qualified critic of art. music, and literature, and on these subjects he has lieen an invaliialile aid. A Christian man and a beloved classmate. ick. riial is 15111 u ir in the corner asleep. The lulure Com- niaudiu;. ' (nrieral of the ir Coip l.,ll, , In din-.t apiMua.lus lo all hi a(ti ilies. juinl u..rk,r silli a i|Mick mind, he relaxes jusl as hard. Ills Imrhling bath- room basso and his drx wit will ne r leave him. Laugh- ing hazel e es and big silver wings will lell oil that is Bill. Sergeant {1) King Commiltco IhimlnMl Mght Show (3-1) Dialectic Society I ' istol Sharpshooli r Scrgi-ant (2) Hockey (4-3) I ,,„,lli :i„.s Cn-sl Comn Kiufi C.r.uninrr (3-2-1) ChoprlChnir ll-H) II., I, l„„„«,; (! ' - ) . hiupsliiKiler ( jU o lii |{N i{i) iii Mi,i, w ii;m;|{ At I.AitcK I.OL IS CM VKI.KS W IK.SKI5 (;« N(;HKSSI )IVAI., 1st, Im». ■ ' Bml " ;i|i|ianiil iiididir .iiic f a(a lcnii - or laclical |.n.- I( ' tiii ' ni )Mriiii,,n li lli.- u c { an aciilc iril(llif; fiii- alMKiiKliiif; srll-r,.nli,l(tiiv. Mis s.riousn.ss ul |iiir- ■. Ills vcliciiicnl )| |M sili( ii lo aii iiijiisliic. anil i.iilarix liis llionMi-lnu-ss in ex. -in j..l. a i ' n.Ml liitn ■ ' ' aiiicd liitn nian adniiicis. ISncl ' s ex ri| i-cscnl sniili- lias Imm-ii liis jiassporl llnoniili llir llnck an. I lliin olrailrl III, ' , lii-ino a nirrnl .r of lli.- nji|Mr Ina.k.L. a.adcrni.allN . li.- Iia.l (irn.- L.r ill.- liner liiinj s ol life. " IJoodlf, " " sjiorls, " dragging, " singing, ni i-ciilling- lit- was always llurc. When they hand out IJH.s.- " siK.T XNings. " " Mn.l will l»- H inj; lii ;li with the h.sl ..I Ih.-ni. (;.) it. H..v!! I icMe Trnrl. ( 1-3) Cross Cminlrr (l-.i) Lmrnssr CJ) l ' ,i,il,r (IS) Chrss Clllh ( ;-,)) C.mrn, (Jul, (_ ' - ) i,,„lr,ni, ( narll ( -.M ' - ) Sr,!irn„l (I) F.mtlnlll (I) Cilhnii, (.h„i , ' l Clwir (I-3-2-I) llnn,lr,;lll, Mfilil Slioir (l-l) Ihixirlmrnl tirmi ( ) Hi lr l.xprri Wrs ■X. Crpoml (3) Sergeant (2-1) Cross Country (4-3) Choir (1-3-2.1) Dick is the onl man wo tvtr knew before reveille in Beast Barracks. When not reading t novel, he is safe in bed. et manages to sla out of tht chilches of tlie Acad. ' niic Department. Kllieient ir everything except growing hair. Dick ' s rank ill in crease in proportion ith his hahhicss. Keep shigging Dick. )oii can " t miss: those stars will lil well. RICHARD FRANK W ILHELM Akmy •■ ) ,A- READING WILKINSON, JR. C.ONr.RESSIQNAI,, IsT, S. C. - ' Uncle Wilk- ' This lean, drawling son of South Carolina with his cpiick wit may well be remembered for his participation in every Color Line. Hundredth Night Show, or informal skit ever staged. Intensel interested in lield soldiering, Uncle Wilk ahsaNs kept one jump ahead of the Math Department, and his common sense carried him through ust as it will iti the uncertain future. UICII KI) BOCOCK IMJS, IK. C )N ;iiKs ;i( N M.. I2tii, N. Y. " Dirir ii.l Ih.ii lliriv uas ll.r li.nc I. is ■ ' «!%. ■s " l.rlirs.Ml liini " ) ir llic liill " liiraiisc iliiriiii; a iVcc IIm " rriiiiiitcs lie was n..l In l.cl. Mis •MraillM-ali.if; " «as inl.om-so was Ills lr ' i ' ii l lii| . {uri ' iiirusil . and ili ' |M ' n(laliilil Kn.m.i lu all as " TIh- pl.l,,- v l.la,!. " : kn.mri I., us as ..r.M. .ual|..«.-.l III LMval soj.li.T. Di.k is ,,„,. .,r Ihus. ' la.ls ulu, has n.v.-r lak.n o ,■ s.riouslx. I.ul at l.asl I..- lias lall.ti. !! • belongs heart and soni In llii- Vir ( :ni|)s. To pul him on the ground would he liUf chiiiiin an eagle ' s wings. The quick and cllieienl nianniT in which he learns his lessons will make him a vajuahle Ic ' ailer lo ihe " guardians ol ' our skies. " ' cote Srrfirani (7) If ,r,lli„g {4-3) IHillrclir Sorivlv (i-S) Rijl,. l-xprrt Mwhinr (.„„ l:xp,- CHARLES ALLAN WILSON. Ili. SENATOR! U,. CoN . LkUO W I{IN(. WILSON, JI{. Skn viohi i., Ind. Kn-sli IVom ill. ' National (;iianl an.l |.n|i s.liool. hill H apiM-an-d al W.-st I ' oint all.r liji- in l.- i.-.. and rni lounilalion in entered West Point wiili ; and academies. His sa u i the " stnff l. had on a lias.l.all. liill .hose the {iround lor.rs and will lill the -ap as lie di.l i i lo-.thall. His l ' ' ;nro|)c. lie developed throngli tin ilo the coin- TTirnis ' " resiinliled panx " draggoid, " meanwhile hri-aking swinMning ids as he did hearts. Waring is a eonscienlious. loxal ien.l lo all who know him: a har.l work.r who will go Iwtnre eoinmands will appreciate his uris.llishness and far as an ollieer and he a credit to his Iriends ai eoo|)erativeness. West I ' oinl. l,.,i„fin„„ (.i) l„j,„ ■■ (■■( ) Ciiilri (Miiir (l-:i] Siiiuliiv SfliiHil ' I ' rmlwt (2-1) Aniilimic Ciiiirli (! ' - ) Cnmp lltwmnulio,, (! ' ) Ciwwra Cluh RiJIc i:.,u ' r, (Mplnii, Siriniminfi (1-3-2-1) l,,„., •■ (■■ CI) ll,llr,„ls t I) lliiiii n.lll, Miihl .S imi- ( ) A ' , ,- ,,, " • " ia4 o i Q SI ' A.NLKV LIVINGSTON W II.SON. JK. !()M;i{KssfON r,. STir. Ma ss. " Sian " ;hi i I ..uf class alCT I, .sin- a xrar l.r.ausr n( 1||- s. Siiirr Ih.n. h,- I, a- .livi,l.-,l his lime ariK.n- sIimIn- ;. " I...Miri- niMck. " and rllin:: na,l lur llic n. l M-, rllN and |Mrsisl. ■,„■,• ulll nial.l.- hliii I., Ic a.! a ven lilCII VKI) 1 KSII I.I, W INFIELD, JH. At L rge ■• ' Av " r-.l li.ad uilli a 1 rnrss al n-srWU- llial .hanges lo .■li.-.rr,il...s in |„,li,-.. .all. II, ■ has lak.-n his u...k in M-i.l.-. iiul iMM.k.. plaxiiio hri.l-c. .Iraggin-. and ax..id- iiig diiiiiiils. were iiiiiic imporlaiil lo him lliaii engineer rank, lua s nad lur a good argument, he has never adrriill.-d del.al. His atnhili.-n I., he.o.rie an . .direr, his desire |i. .unnnan.l. and his iriendiv |..-rs..nalitN will .arrv I ' inkv far. fcate Scifiraiil (I) Camrm CM, (I) Si uash Club ( ) Rmlin Cluh (I) l ' isl„l Marksman liiJI,- Marh-sman Srriirani (I) KiJIr (1.3-2-1) amcrah (?) Miiniignnn [3] liowilzrr lic inseiilatiir (1-3-2-1) Humlmllh Mfilil Shiiic (I) I ' Irhv tmdrmx H.ninl. Kill,- (I) Kijlv Expert As an ex-Texan, ex- G.!. ' " , " .!.! . " |iii(kl (li- clo|ied a philosophy concerning cadet life efliciencN wilhoul file- boning. A natural hive, aeaileinies iielil no terrors. I)iit intermittent feuds with the " r.!). " once netted " I " . Even so he rei uaiued eheeriul as al va s — even at reveille. l a s siuootli with liie fenunes, he marries in June. Kxeellent Iriend and su[)erior odieer material. JACK COLEMAN WINN. JR. CoNGRESSrONAL, 3rD, TkXAS K HI, I.M.KKrr WOM ' CONGRESSIOIVAI., IsT, CONN. " Km-r " Kl loho " an he classed as one uho «orks har.l an.l | la s hard, lie was al a s ready and willing to help aiiNone. ills athletic record shows that as an officer he «ill put out to the limit. Affair. ' s d ' amour he had a-plent . never jnissing a hop or that weckl stroll. Tough hut gentle, that ' s Karl — a ladv ' s man and a man ' s man. IMWMIN WOOD Ska vtokiai.. Wise. ■■ ■rank " IIAKOI.I) W II. I I l ()(i| ( (;(.N(;i(Kssi. vr. (.IM. Vu •■»,», ,■■■ From the Uiiiversilv of Wiscolisiii I ' laiik ruriif lo csl Point thoroughly .■mhu.-.l «illi ihr hijili ideals oi ihc Academy. Ahva s lonkiiif; lowards ladualiori and his career ill ihe rrn . I ' raiik weiil aloTi ' da h da uilh- out a isilile M)rr aK a s wilh a ha|i| riii and a cheer word. H hi- ciniiiniics lo | nrsnr his sarin- sound methods, his surcsslnl Inliire with ihe Villi- Virerall will lie a cerlaiiiU. sid.- Iroin his rejiuiar aca.lemics and lliglil liaining. " Woodi,- " lound liinc- lo he piesidenl of (he Diaiec-lie Sori.-lN and lo " s|.ark ' ihe Cadel Orchestra. For three ears " Honieo " Woodson has come across with music an.l s.ri|ils L.r llie Hundredth Night Show. Work-horse isii I lh(- XMird: we call him a |prodig . His po[nilaritv wilh Ihe kidies is i- eeeded onl h ihat with his class- males. ■i UHC Sergeant (2-1) Swimming (4) Ski Cliih (4-3) Ciniitii Cllih (l-:i-L .I) Rijle Expert l„Mitr Cm Marksman Corporal [3) Sergeant (2) Lieitteni Concert Orchestra {1-3) Cwlet Orchestra (1-3-2-1) IWsi.lent Dialeclir Societv (2-1) llnmlrcllh Mghl Shoic (1-3-2) Color Line Cummittee (3) Author Hundredth Mght Show (3-2) Camera Club (3-2) Rifle Expert 505 EDMUND AUGUSTUS WRIGHT, JR. CONGRESSIONAI,, 2 D, FlA. " Big Ed " ILS FEATIIERSTONE W KKillT, JR. Congressional. 1st, Colo. " Luke " lllii)iii. ' li Hiji Ed was often ilclicicnl in nli-lic academic; lie uas iii cr tnrnoil out. Itccai too fi I a man for the rm to do witlioiit. " K.A. " coidd never decide on " tlie " girl because lie " loved " em all " and tliey loved him. The fact is we love him too— as a roommale. classmate, anil friend, he is a " cold to the Acadenn to hecome an ollieer he was nev.-r allowed d to .r,.t II. His scienlioiisiiess accoiiiils for his lieinf; a p»n sludcnl a a |ierfeil ife. l.iike ' s eflicient nalnre causes him lo his uork sooner and far heller than c [iected. ' oiii hut maliire in iiiil ;ment and liearinjr. he will comma the respect of his subordinates. Corporal (3) Sergeant (I) Football (4) Trach {13-1} Stifttlav Sfliaul Teacher RiJIv ami l„rhi,ie Caa lixperl Corporal (3) Sergeant (2-1) Pi.1,.1 (1-3) un,eral. {■!) Camera Clnh (2-1) Howitzer Repre e,,,, Hijle l.xprrt ( Icu o " Ilr, OWENS HERBERT YEUELL ( ) GRESSIONAL, 32nd, Pa. " Ace " A in.r all-n.un.l allil.f NNas-.,m- l.us. I{.-,|,. ul,.. .■,n- tered his abilities on iin.ail jutii|iiti . ami lia ilun.- a marvelous job. As lo he i ' |icelc(l ol siicli a line allileli ' . he is a IrneaTHl loval liien.l. Mu av s rea-lx . nn illinfi. an,l able lo help oul in a li-lil pineli. B.e|, «ill loreNer Im reiiienil)eieil l) those of us who knew him. lis winning. ' |(ersonalit ami jiood humor eoupleil with is ahilil lo ilo a job well has won for O.H. not only ian |on :. lasliiij; IViemlships, but also the reputation I heinj; a suIiIIit in e ery sense of the word. West Point ia well hi- [iroml of this son of the army as he returns the life he knows well. cute Sergeant (I) Track (.4-3-2-1) Major " A " (3-1) ■ uiiierah {4) Boxin i (I) 0„ .s Counlrv (;) KiJIr l:.,nr, Corporal (3) Sergeant (2) Uentenani ( ) Cuilrl Cluipcl Choir (1-3-2-1) Plehe Smoker (t) Hiimlrcllli Mfiht Slioir (I) Moeliinc Can Marksman Rijle Sharpshooter Allliuiigli a " ifbel. " wliosc ideas l( nul coincidf wilh thus.- «r tlu ' Ta.lical D.-parl.ii.iil. hW l .vr lor ' la vie mililain " lias managed lo i(iil- ei ;li his ilif ' fcrences with llie autliDiities. lie lives lor llie da «lieii he will lie aide lo exercise his abililx lo command, which he id -need here by his handling ol lh " " plehes. " " Quiet, el venlurous. lie will be a valuable odieer. IVAN W IM. I{I) (ll!K. .Il{. Sknktoiihi. 1j(1I. ■■ 11,11- Oul ol Ohio eame the good naliired jug lo hneze through the I ' lebe yar wilh (he miuiniuni of effort. Connoisseur of sporls. Jug direcled his abilities toward ho.ke and be ame a fine del. ' use man. Mwaxs full of ellerg and a slrong desire lo become a good sol.lier. his ear al the I ' oiul will rea|p him di id.Tids in ibis man ' s ariin . Sergptint {2-1) Fuothall (4-3) Hockey {■1-3-2.1) M„i„r ■ ' .(■■ (3) Minor- f (2-1) nnwn,ls (I) ( £a44 x Q :..N.:HK " IC.NM,. I(,1M. ll.M. ik:h klzlii5(i C()N(;KKssIo L, 3()TH, N. V. D.-spit. ' a l.ill.r l a X.a.l. ' .ni. I ). ' ,.;., MIk.- ,aiii,- I.. . l l ' „inl uithoiil aiix spiTial interest Kalph aluavs LmiikI lirii. ' I.i .1.. llir ihin- |„. |lk.-,l. Mi- in nnlilarx III.- Iml uilli inlicnni cjualilirs „( leadership •irealchl allrilml. ' i - aliilil lo ui.rk a liani a lie and an exe.dlrnl li( Id sol.lier. Kalph li | lax . .iipl aex . neatness, and fioud liuinur nnin iles ol a line odieiT. ihal have made liiin »nl landinj;. Mis Nide ;rin and nad uil lia .- endeared liirn I.. eNersone. lua s a .•onseienli..ns uc.rker. Mike ' s deparlnre ss he a great gain lor his two I es a little Irish girl and the driver ' s seal ol ' a Kl ine Fortress. iCMC Sergeant (2) Ueiilenanl ( ) Cmwra Club Ciirporul (:i) Srrgeant {2) l.iilllriKiill ( ) I ' iniiiK ,■ Ciimniillfc „ , lllnnnnnlinn (IM ■ml, -nil, (nark 1 1-3) ,«,7-.,s.se ( 509 I L() D ZLPPANN, JR. At Large ilh an appannl IToit. .u|p|i la . ' il williin llie engi- neer portion ot liis class, lie is aTi aiilliiptit on West Point history — by liis own clioicc Mis otlur hobbies include photograph), " lioodling. " and lri| s to ( Irow s Nest. He has been able to sla lia[i|) because he has ke|)t clear ol Icniininc cntanglcnu-nls. Zupp is a man with wings anil will go into the Air Force after gradua- tion. Sergeant {2-1) Assistant Hockey Manager {3) Ski Club (4-3) (■(imrn, Club (4-3-2-l EDW AKI) JOSEPH (;E WEI . JK. Co GRESSIO AL. 21 st. Nku dkk " Ed " li.-giiuiing uilh his lirsi (ia al West I ' oint Ki I has been plugging energetically. He doesn ' t knou tlic meaning of the expression " give up " : perhajis liiat i the Irish in him. Wii. ' ii Miidic- iMTmitl.MJ lie enuagcd in cMra- presscl he dug all lb. ' hanl.r int.. iho.c iM.ok-. Hut ri. matter hou tough the breaks. Kd ha. ri.vcr lost his grand scum ..f humor. Above all. he has retained and fortilicd those high iileals he had upon entering the a.ailenu. Sergeant ( ) Boxing (3-1) CalhoUr Choir (4) Suuiluy Schoiil Teacher (3-2) injvlr { I I 510 IN MEMORIAM LOUIS ANTHONY CLRCLRL (|iMi -l ' »t2) Congressional. 17th. Mii;iih. n -Loi,- In lenwriam Sergeant (■ ) Choir {4. 3. 2} Hockey {4. 3) Soccer (4, 3) Academic Coach {4. 3) One Hundredth Mght Shoic (4) Rifle Expert Pistol Kxpert Machine (,un Second Class Gunn ig he liked best—flying. That is here are otlier things to reni ' inh T: i- .ig. and the ears streteliing hetweiii ■riences in On October 2 ' ). 1942. Lou Cmeuru died d ing ■ t ig he liked best — flying. That is good to remember, for not to all men is granted such high lor ' - -e. Hi Beast Barracks. Yearling Sunnner Cam]), pr. ary marks in our friendship. Academically Lou ranked high, but he was more than a fine student. Matured, orderl . atliiiti e to (hit . and purposeful, he possessed a rich fund of jovial good humor and an unforgettable, rollicking laugh. His real love for music and his cultured baritone voice made him an asset to the Chapel Choir. Also, there are memories of truck trips, football trips, maneuvers, and Sunday night sessions when no " harmonizing " was complete without ' Louie. Athleticallv above average. Lou « )n hi- numerals in soccer: and. during liie wiulir ol plclie ear. hel|)fd drive " F " Company ' s " Flaming Devils " to the intramural h«M ki cliaiuiiiun-lilii. All these things characterized him: but il we think rlearl m- will think of Lou lir-l in trim- ol his steadi- ess an l dependabili in claim them as he looked alui . No. these ould. ' His qi spec ibilitN was . pilot, athlete, and singer — but ab in confidence. Through the ear- « but tl icy ar ■ il axioma ic: an 1 I e all. a uill .!. N iru vrll ■ ; to n.l II. -u nianx .i luahtx which •n fri, 512 Srrfiram (2) ■ccinfi ( f) Sorrrr (3) Siintliiv SrluMil Teach,;- (3. 2) l:U-(li,m Ciiniiiiilirr (2) Hi lr l:y,,.r, I ' islnl Sl„iii. ha„l,r Miwhiltr Clin Srr,„l l Chiss C. ERNEST STRATTON I? Kkl R. JR. (I ' »2I-I ' M2) ii.. 5tii. Nk« .Ikkskv ' Ernie " In Mrmoriam Tn Kviur: Siiuc Mill niadr llic Last l ' ' lij;lil. wr lia c ctmir , moir ami iiiorc cliarl) wlial ii imatU to us. We miss )u. Iliiiif. a a Iricml ami iTiotc lliaii a Iru -iieli ' . in Iwo slioil cais. uii liavo idt ' iitilii-d oiir- scir «illi till- living iraililion of llic ( iorps. ,i I .our «i-ll-( anic(l |ila - in llii ' Long C;ra Line. ml (1. Iifcause you gave nouiscH so comidrlil) I.) ' Aw Corps, we will ii( r IVil llial on have left us. We all elierish memories oi on. r.riiie. c see ou racing up the stairs after re ille. eager to pla your lal.-sl record. Your (piiek laugh as ..n lold a joke still rings in our ears. The .est «ilh uhich ou cheered ou rui s leanis. the lo e of fair pla llial characterized vom- activities, the passion ou had for fhing — all of these fragments Ideiul iulo ihc image se earr in our hearts. i; cu ihoiigh no | no d us have had the ' same contacts with ou. c er man rcmendn ' rs our I n inkling c e and contagious grin. Words arc so inadiMpiate to express our lespeet and admiration for ou. Soon, however, the sword will replace the pen. and we will honor on ihi ' lield of battle those ideals for which ou lived and died. Wherever we ma go and whatever our tasks uui he. «e will alwa s know that ou are there to strengthen us and to lead us on to a higher service than we alone could see. L.E.S. AND E.S.O. 513 Sergmnt ( ) C iess Club (4, 3, 2, I) Election Committee ( ) Academic Coach (4. 3. 2. 1) Catholic Charilv Boll C.nmmittcv (4) Rifle Expi-rt Machine Ciin Srnniil Class (Gunner IIAKOI.I) Vl.DKICII ()L G, Jl:. (1919-19U) Army ■11 hirlainiy- In Mciiiiiridiii Harold had a tlirt-e-luld ..al In life: firsl. U, In- a W esl Pointer: second, to be an ollieer in the Regular Army: and third, lo he a fighting nieniher ol ' the Air Clorps. The first he achieved in realit . the other two in spirit: lor such was liis devotion lo (hil and his al)iniy as a (l er tliat onl death could shake his firm resolve and driving amhilion. No W .si I ' oiriler has e cr carried the mollo— I)ul . Honor. CounhN more sinccreh and eonseientiousK in his licarl. " Whirlawa " " was a man uiio knew how lo make Iriends: more than ihal. his alTahilil and s|M rtsmanship made il e i-n casi. ' r I ' or him lo keep Iriends. liis dr iiumor |iul a finishing touch to an arginneni and made all con ersalion wilh him cnjo ahle. The interior of his textbooks seldom saw the light of da : )el he ahva s did will in academics, especially in those suhjecis which require the power of analysis and iiol " blind spec. " Moreo cr. he was always ready to coach those who were having trouble with their studies. When Harold left us to lake his |)lace in the Long Gray Line, the rm lost a man who had ever) promise of having a highl siiciessful career a man who like a true soldier was eager to gel his crack al the cncmv. He has left behin.l iiim a nuilliludc .f Iri.rids w iio are sincerely grateful for having known him and who will carry on the ideals in which he so sIrongK believed. B.A.G. AND J.S.V. :a I KOBKK ' I ' KDWAKI) IIOKN (I )l9-l n2) Army " Riiinn " In Mvmuriam Few pcoplr sa« llii- atllcli- in lli - nr -.|ia| ir i l I ).i-.iiil..r llli il.-.ril.iiif. ' r clrcmii laiKcs ul llic report ••|{..l„rl II. .rn. W rsl I ' .m.l Cail.l . . . n.i Mti un a r.-utlnc traii.in- lli ' lil. " I ' .. u it vsas unn.c.ssarN . Wc ahva.JN k.ir N th. ' l..r llial lll . .■ tra -ic «ur ls lohl. W ■ all had liopr in ..ur ii.arls. l.iit ill.- N.-alli.r loport of " ; n ) an. I .■ontinn. ' .l .ol.! " " as discouraging. Dc. ' p snow drills in tin- ni. iinlains arc trcaclicroiis: tlic cov.T up all trac. ' s of an ac.i.l.-nl: lli. niak.- lrii.lf:iiig alonir on loot an inip.)ssil)ilit . Wh.i. I{..lnn l.ll us. W look NNilh him s.mi. ' ol llw str.nj;lh ihal niak.-s our llu.ls.m home great. Mis c.)nnlr Ic.ls his loss slr. n ;l . hut h.- has more ihau eompensaled lor this loss by tli.- e.mtriliutions he has ma.le lowar.l ill. ' .harael. ' r. irilil . aiul e.)nrage ol his class. Robin possessed a spirit ol .iut here at the AcadeniN that hail acli . ' p.) . ' rs . ! ..imnumication. We were always conscious ol the fine impulses and sensitive perceptions which allow. -.1 him 1.) .hoose the right and discard the wrong. No association with him or conversation about him ever failed to impart a lesson in self-improvement. In sports, in labor, and in good times, Robin was a faithful and loyal companion. He always supported his friendship bv the mod est but sensible use of th. ' lal. ' nis which won him many close friends. We could always count on his ready wit for the clever remarks that make a gathering lively. We shall never forget that he was and al a s will h.- a [lart .)f our class. E.F.S., Jr. 515 Swimming (3) Camera Club (3) Radio Club (3) Academic Coach (3) Rifle Expert Pistol Sharpshiitiur Machine Gun Murl sman EDWARD HLNTIN(;T(tN COLMSTER (1921-1012) Ohio National (ii ard " Ed " In h iiioriiini W f n1io knew ) on and who aif now graduating do not feel quite tin ' anll■ witli ) ou gone. Kd. I ' foplf wlio read this eannot of eourse know oii — it is onlv we who have hved willi on. laughed with ou. and worked with ou wlio can feel the alisenee of our personality. " Ou were more than just another cadet to us. on were our classmate and one of the liesl. ou sjient n ore than onr hare of liTne in helping the rest of us gel through the tough academic schedule and vet on managed to la right uji on top where ou belonged. We admired vour man activities — Camera (!lid). top-flight swimming star, and all of the others: and we were proud to have ou with us. JNow, as we are about lo enler into llie rm to do our bit for our country, we regret that yon are not joining ns. " (Jrip hands with us now Irom the shadow. " f.d. W e nia nol see you, bnl old friends are never gone. illi ihe rnemorx ol ou li ing n our iiearis. we are looking forward to the lime when we shall mc t again in fri nd hi|i and affcclion. Since ou are the lirst of the class of June 1943 to go, we are expecting v ou lo be our iiosl when we join the l.ong (Jrax Line in God " s Rest. Y then, so long, Ed. M.B.D. A D N.S.. Jk. GE KRAL P. E. Gallagher for your help and constant co- ojx ' ralion. (]()1, )m:i. W . E. ei-: lor your incslinialdc aid in srcurinj:; pic- lures ol our arni . EN.si(;rs Gkorgk I. Heffernan of BJH for your unflagging work and l)usiness initiative " beyond the call of duty " which went iiilo the |)id)lishinj: and pid lishing on time of this volume. I;r. Commander II. K. Leventen and Mr. M. C. Krasner for your immediate response and hel|). GoRi ' OR i. (iuiMVioi of (he Wesi l (»inl i ' uhlic Relations for your excellent pielures. Mr. Bob Eeavitt for the fine kodachrome of (General Somer- Et. im,i m Crooks i( )r sour exceiien sk.-tchf Charlie Wielert and White Studio lor tiie Inilk of the pic- tures used. Pi BLu: Relations of the Army Ground. Air. and Service Forces and of Camp Croft particularly. And the plebes and yearlings who did the multitude of inglori- ous tasks too numerous to mention. I DEX Activities Academic Coaches Board of Fourth Class Ciis Board of Governors Cadet Chapel Camp Illumination Com mi Catholic Chapel Chess Club Concert Orchestra Debating Society Dialectic Society Election Committee. . Finance Committee . . First Class Officers. . . Gift Committee Glee Club Goat-Engineer Game Handball Club Honor Committee . . Hop Committee Hundredth Night Lecture Committee Radio Club Ring Committee . Skeet Club Ski Club Squash Club Third Class Off icers Weightlifters Club Administration Athletics Baseball . Basketball Boxing Cross Country . . Fencing Football (;oir Gymnastics Hockey Lacrosse Pistol Polo Rifle Soccer Swimming Tennis Track WrestliuK PAGE . 170 167 l«l 17a 17:? 180 171 172 171 173 167 170 166 . 170 1311 16a 166 laa 171 173 171 no 160 160 168 167 168 83 112 118 126 156 120 08 160 158 93 155 Biographies 164 154 128 1(.2 100 88 152 254. Class IIistoky Plebe Yearling Cow First Class Colors (.ompanies A-1 15-1 C-1 D-1 F-1 F-1 (M. Il-l A-2 H-2 C-2 D-2 i:-2 F-2 G-2 11-2 ni.:P HTMK TS Gi;m:i! i. u oli) . . General Marshall. General McNair. . General Somervell. In Memoriam Pi{olo(;le •age 55 71 103 131 202 204 206 208 212 214 216 218 228 232 231 236 238 20 31 51 103 511 6 I ' l Itl.lCVTIONS Hugle Notes Howitzer Pointer St MIS, HXITVLION 1° 15attalion. 1° Regiment. 2° Battalion. 1° Regiment. 1° Battalion, 2° Regiment. 2° Battalion. 2° Regiment Staff. Brig de St ffs. Regimental 1° Regiment 2° Regiment L nderclasses Third Class Fowrlii Class. lEws 136 132 176 201 211 221 231 199 200 220 241 247 9 TO THE U. S. CORPS OF CADETS Oitr sincere cougriiti hitiom oil your oiiti i,ig achievements. " e. tit Tlje Clevelitml Pneu- matic Tool Co., pledge to continue to give yon and all the armed forces our j till cooperation. How CLEVELAND PNEUMATIC Helps America ' s Armed fortes In the air, our world-famous Aerols (shock absorbing landing gear units) are extensively used on the major types of military airplanes. Aerols insure safe, smooth ndings and take-offs — " ask the pilots who land on them! " On army trucks and other rolling equipment, our Cle-Air shock eliminators promote efficient operation and lessen driver fatigue. Throughout American industry Cleveland Pneumatic products are also being used in work that supports the armed forces: Cleveland rock drills aid in extracting valuable ores and raw materials from the mines. In the factories our extensive line of Cleco pneumatic tools — riveters, chippers, drills, grinders and rammers — are used to speed production. Cleveland Pneumatic is always at your service to put these products to the best possible use. THE CLEVELAND PNEUMATIC TOOL CO. The Army- aiid the Legal Profession Guardians of American Liberties " Where Lotv Ends — Tyranny Begins " — William Pitt West publishing co CITRIC ACID • TARTARIC ACID CHAS. PFIZER CO., INC. ShenangD Pottery Co. NEW CASTLE, PA. Manufacturers of Cadet Mess China Furnishtd by Hattian Straus-Duparquet Inc. 630 SIXTH A ENUE NEW YORK CITY Dealers in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Equipment Best Wishes to The Class of June 1943 I Official Photographer to the 1943 Howitzer 520 FIFTH AVENUE NEW YORK Est. 1886 THE HIGH STANDARD MANUFACTURING CO., INC. MANUFACTURERS OF SMALL ARMS MACHINE GUNS SUB-MACHINE GUNS PISTOLS NEW HAVEN CONNECTICUT U. S. AIRCRAFT IIVSTRUMEIVfTS The U. S. Gauge Companys ability to produce quality instruments in quantity is at the service of the Army Air Forces. eep C-fn bluing UNITED STATES GAUGE CO. 44 BEAVER STREET NEW YORK »f " AT YOUR SERVICE iftfHff i( NEW YORK CITY • ED WALLNAU has gained the CONFIDENCE of all his F RIENDS in the CORPS and the ARMY. His LOYALTY and SINCERITY have made the PICCADILLY not a betel but a HOME in New York for West Pointers and the Army. " The Cadets ' best friend in New York " extends a friendly J liLUl welcome to the ORIGINAL CADET LOUNGE- JL ' JR Nl " ° promotion stunt, but Ed ' s lifetime hobby. 4oil, STREET. |IIST WEST (IF IliUIADWW NEW YURI. CITY CLOVES SINCE 1854 Daniel Hays Gloves VII Military, Naval, Merchant Marine and Aeronautical Equipment SPERRY GYROSCOPE COMPANY, Inc. BROOKLYN, NEW YORK I ••• . . « marrt ! of fotnpi ' vssion ami Msi ' fiiliivss. " WEBSTER ' S COLLEGIATE DICTIONARY Fifth Edition Required of every incoming cadet. Get this iiand volume tjr vojr personal library, or for use as a wedding or graduation gift. 110,003 entries; 1,800 illustratio s; 1,300 pages. Pri;es range from $3.50 to S8.75 depending on style and binding. GET THE BEST G. C. Merriam Co., Springfield, M. ss. Coronet CDRDIVET MILITARY UNIFORM CD. WOLFSON TRADING CO. 715 BROADWAY NEW YORK, N. Y. SNUB NOSE ' ' . . . In this war it takes heft to win. 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MEYER, INC NEW YORK The first vital move is won — the battle for pro- duction. Management and labor working to- gether are delivering the tools of war in ever increasing quantities. The second vital move on the chessboard of war is now taking place — the use of these tools for Victory. » » A flood of planes, ships, tanks and other mobile units is pouring from American factories. Okonite is making many of the insulated wires and cables on which they depend for power, control and communication. Even the dearth of rubber has not stopped us, because our research labora- tories years ago learned how to use synthetics and other materials for insulation. » » Without the constant faith in our country ' s future that spurred us and hundreds of other American Industries to maintain these research labora- tories — our armed forces might still be waitmg for the necessary tools of Victory. THE OKONITE COMPANY gL k Execufive Offices: Passaic, New Jersey Am B branch offices in principal cities MANUFACTURERS OF NSULATED WIRES AND CABLES Xll net iwxL TOijJi to tlie QtnitetL States: JltilUat c teujdeMit THE Bq CORPORATION Contractors to the United Slates Army, Navy and Coast Guard and Aircraft Engine Builders _ 136 WEST 52nd , NEW YORK, NEW YORK XIII ..WORTH STREET Army Twills, Navy Drills, Marine Suiting, Marine Herringbone, Shirtings, Slack Cloths, Fine Broad- cloths, Gabardines and Suitings. roni y otton to iittcr He ' s Shooting for Keeps Now! YESTKKDW Wl- W,rr helping him shoot n ' net) on his favorite golf roiirse . . . today, the en- emy wherever the hunt- ing is best. And for the luration A. G. Spalding iIC Bros, has dedicated its inanu- aciurine to " GISS BEFORE GOLF CLUBS. " SPALDING SETS THE PACE IN SPORTS AMERICAN ARMAMENT CORPORATION 6 KAST 4 5TH STRHl:! ' , N K W YORK, i . V. Fieh . iaval. Tank, Aircraft. A iti-Air- crajt and Anti-Tank Cannon; Infantry Mortars: Chemical Warfare Mortars: Aerial Bombs. Artillery Ammunition. All of our Products are Designed by our own Engineers, Tested at our own Range. Plants at: ALLENTOWN and DERRY, PA. Proving Grounds: CHATSWORTH, N. J. THE ARUIVDEL CDRPDRATIDIV Baltimore, Md. DREDGING— CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING and Distributors of SAND • GRA ' EL • STONE and COMMERCIAL SLAG Aircraft Radio r O It l O It A T I O X Designers and Mannfacturers of Military Aircraft Radio Equipment BOONTOX. X. J.. I . S. A. XIV » . fc w e cou idh ave done this a year ago A gla Stat. dar away. lOil.iv the planes wc ucre huildini; in 1941. Those latc-lV-il plants ot ours were good. According to one theory of production we would have been justified in " freezing " the designs «e had in production on that fateful December 7th and eoncentrating entirely on turning out those planes. But we don ' t work that way, nor do the Army and Navy work that way. We know frozen weapons wont win the war, because the war itself can ' t be frozen. So wc keep our production methods flex- ible, and whenever battle experience or engineering genius or mechanical skill suggests a change that will improve our planes, we make the change. And we go on looking for other improvements. That ' s why " North American Sets the Pace " — why our planes are selected for such missions as the first raid on Tokyo i North American B-25 bombersi or to bear the brunt of low-altitude fighting over Nazi-held Europe (North American P-51 Mustangs}. We are making these better planes so much faster that we con- sistently better our production quotas. But today, as always, the main idea of every North American employee is to make every North American plane the best bomber, fighter or trainer that can possibly be produced at the moment it is completed. The taxpayers and Bond buyers of the nation pay for the planes we build. Their sons, brothers, sweethearts and husbands fly them. In those two facts is all the reason we need to continue building the best planes that skilled hands and unfrozen brains can build. When you ' re through making changes, you ' re through! NORTH AMERICAN AVIATION, INC., Inglewood, California MEMBER, AIRCRAFT WAR PRODUCTION COUNCIL INC. BONDS BUY BOMBERSI Th» War Savings I the air Buy Bonds «v«r NORTH AMIRICAN XV Congratulations ... and GOOD HUXTI C! Deecu t CORPORATION • WICHITA, KANSAS, U.S.A. (ABOVE) AT-10 Advanced (Pilot) Trainer ... ALSO AT-7 Advanced (Navigation) Trainer. . .AT- 1 1 Advanced (Bombing) Trainer . . . C-43 (Biplane) Personnel Transport . . . C-45 Twin-Engine Personnel Transport ] OUR FIRST CUSTOMER f Yes— Uncle Sam and his ever increasing need for greater production . . . is our first customer. His requirements must be filled now. Singer machines have been filling the requirements of the Country ' s armed forces for nearly a century. Parachutes, uniforms, tents, gun covers, shoes, powder bags, and blankets, are a few of the needs of our modern army that are stitched on Singer machines. We are proud to count the United States Army, with its exacting requirements and rigid specifications as a customer with whom our relations have been so satisfactory. SINGER SEWING MACHINE CO. MANUFACTURING TRADE DEPARTMENT Branches in all principal cities i KINGSKRAFT COVERS ARE PREFERRED FOR DESIGN • QUALITY • SERVICE k S The largest plant in the country encaged in cover manufacturing nUBLISHERS of fine set-books and encyclopedias ' know good quality and insist upon it for their covers. They know how important it is to have their books bound in the best covers available. To meet these specifications KINGSKRAFT covers have been developed and you too have available: 1. The finest materials produced for book covers — more threads per square inch — more coating on the surface — greater variety of cloth fabrics. 2. A greater value because of our complete cover making equipment enabling us to give better re- sults at a decided savings. 3. Craftsmen with more skill produce finer embossed effects and color treatments. 4. Designs of character, by an outstanding staff of cover artists, who lead the field in newest design and color treatments as well as fabric suggestions. More schools use KINGSKRAFT than any other cover. Get the best in quality, design and cover value — use KINGSKRAFT covers and insure your book success. 325 West Huron Street, Chicogo 1 East 57th Street, New York City Plant, Kingsport, Tennessee Commonwealth BIdg., Pittsburgh ■f) Salute to tke -ffourit-icii We salute you — men of the " Point " — Avitli a heart to heart expression of confidence and good wishes. Those Ueutenant ' s bars you get may turn to silver stars in years to come — but today America sends you forth to lead us to Victory. We know you will not fail — and we, the makers of 60 nnn. Howitzers — will not fail ou. Day and night the work will go on — till Victory. 60 mm. Howitzers, smokeless powder mixers torpedo parts, chemical process equipmeiil equipment BUILT BY.. READ MM ' HIiERY fO., II. YOKK. PEI n SYLVAXIA 1a fc AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC Communications officers know that these telephone systems are playing an import- ant part in the activities that inevitably will lead to victory. Their steadily increas- ing use in the various branches of the fight- ing service testifies to their efficiency and reliabiKty furnishing rapid, reliablc communica iOn under any and all cir- cumstances. AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC Telephone, Coi imuuicatiou and Sii ihiliiie AppaiatJis ir - Army HEADQUARTERS in Boston THE PARKER HOUSE TREMONT SCHOOL STREETS • Glenwood J. Sherrard i Prist Jcnt and M.iiiaging Dntctor A. i tr XX N The HORSTMANN UNIFORM CO. To The ARMY OFFICER IT IS A FACT that fine quality uniforms have never been cheap. We do not question the possi- bility that low-priced uniforms have their place in the scheme of things, but they don ' t belong among the high class products of a military tailor. Hence Horstmann Uniforms are selected for their superior quality, fit and workmanship and we have never found it advisable to change this policy. ACTING FOR THE PEOPLE Each year 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 many 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 offices of the Veterans 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. Last year the Red Cross helped many thousands of service or ex-service men and their families sur- mount pressing economic obstacles, iron out per- sonal problems and prove valid service-connected or service-incurred claims for compensation or hospit alization. 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 year between Armistice Day and Thanksgiving. 4 IVIMA.X A- MII.ITAItV TAIIOK.S 485 Madison Avenne ' •NewTfork al . ' t2ii l Slr« ' « ' ( FINE EQUIPMENT NEED NOT BE EXPENSIVE You are rated in the Service on your appearance — and you can afl ord the best. You will learn, that over a period of years ' , the finest will, cost you no more per year — and you will have presented a better appearance all that time. @ The finest Cap in the Army JDM inBDRiD. mc. General Contractors Airports Roads Bridges Fouqhkeepsie, IV. Y. xxu In Flying Fortress or heavy tank — Wright Engines speed the fighting forces of Democracy. IV K U IB ' m ' W y ,,:. . f £ . XXIII LAUNDRY EOU PW v, S ARMY CAKTOHW ' i N Every resource and facility of the Hoffman org anization — and every last ounce of energy of Hoffman men — is devoted to increasing the steady flow of our regular products and the additional ordnance items which we are building for the armed services. U.S.HOFFMAN?. ' MACHINERY CORPORATION MANUFACTURERS OF LAUNDRY MACHINERY AND CARMENT PRESSING EQUIPMENT ESTABLISHED 1856 MANUFACTURERS OF Shirts and Pajamas for Officers Military Schools CORPORATION 326 JUNIUS :STREET, BROOKLYN, N. Y, b onnj:} SHARP WVor a ' Stan dara o " ' ' ' MILLING MACHINES GRINDING MACHINES SCREW MACHINES MACHINISTS ' TOOLS CUTTERS and HOBS ARBORS and ADAPTERS SCREW MACHINE TOOLS PUMPS and VISES MAGNETIC CHUCKS OTHER USEFUL SHOP EQUIPMENT m BROWN SHARPE MFG. CO. PROVIDENCE, R. I. QUAUTY that ' s won high rank with officers ' TETSON shoes bear the stamp of for an officer ' s authority in styling. Their sleek but tough feet. And because leathers are faultless in color and grain. Sretson keeps Only the very best quality in materials them longer on the last they give you im- and workmanship — down to the last de- mediate, mellow comfort. The Stetson tail — is tolerated in these fine Stetsons Shoe Co., Inc., South Weymouth, Mass. STETSON SHOES F OR MEN AVAILABLE THROUGH STETSON DEALERS OR STETSON SHOPS IN PRINCIPAL CITIES XXV T Bciiidu The Officers and Men of the Hp ; ' ' Hi| Armed Forces of the Ml H United States COLT ' S PATENT FIRE ARMS MFG. COMPANY, Hartford, Conn. A (iitl She ' ll always Tredsiire cUb8 ring. These are gifiB that never grow old, that aluaye bring back memories of cadet days— whose givers arc never forgotten. Miniature rings— 14K gold. onyx S 30.00 14K gold, semi-precious stone 35.00 Cluster of sapphire and 12 diamonds 125.00 I4K " .4 " yifi " pins paved with pearls close set 59.00; " le " 12.00 Whole pearis crown set A " ' 200 Large size is " 15.00 Academy Guard S3.00 additional. Federal excise tax 10 percent. ENNINOS HUOD Jeweler - Medalist - Stationer S. E. COR. CHESTNUT 13th STREETS PHILADELPHIA, PA. ILLIfiHOR . the ' ' Best Name in Rainwear ' THE ALLIGATOR COMPANY St. Louis, (Missouri XXVI i Yours For Victory Proudly we fly the coveted Army-Navy " E " flag with added star signifying continued compliance with requirements for over six months, presented to THE FULTON SYLPHON COMPANY for " ...high achieve- ment in the production of war materials. " The honor of this award is felt by everyone of our employees. And it is a challenge to them to continue to earn this honor by adding service star after service star in the vital " battle of production. " THE FULTON SYLPHON CO KNOXVILLE. TENNESSEE CONTRACTOR (§) Main Office 500 STATLER OFFICE BUILDING BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS COMFORTING FIGHTERS! The tall came for thousands of sleeping bags and life-preservers for our fighting forces, and overnight Ta-Pat-Co Sports equipment became Ta-Pat-Co FIGHTING equipment. THE AMERICAN PAD TEXTILE COMPANY GREENFIELD OHIO ,rUju ten e5S yo u a mi p. O. BOX 773 PHONE 7082 POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y. Oiiurry Pipe Plant PLEASANT VALLEY, N. Y. PHONE 2021 Quarry Sand Plant GOSHEN, N. Y. PHONE 56 Washed, Screened and Graded Sand Crushed Stone -All Sizes Reinforced and Unreinforced Concrete Pipe ALL NEW YORK STATE ACCEPTED MATERIALS XXVI II ir IN THE FRONT LINE with FILTERS 1 EVAPORATORS PROCESS EQUIPMENT MILLS and CRUSHERS • GOSLIN-BIRMINGH AM 1 MANUFACTURING CO., Inc. BIRMINGHAM. ALABAMA • XXIX Clinton Woolen Manufacturing Co. CLINTON, MICHIGAN Established iS66 Seventy-six years experience in the manufdcture of the finest woolen uniform cloths Army £ Navy for excellence in quality and high achievement in -production. Awarded to Clinton ]uly iij 1942 Clinton fabrics are specified and worn by cadets of the United States Military Academy (S WHEN A NATION— pacific and peace-loving though it may be — is richly endowed with natural wealth and beauty, it must be ever on guard against the envy and encroachment of others. Ever since its inception in 1802, America has looked to the United States Military Academy for leaders who could provide the protection needed by our nation. And we have not looked in vain. Glorious deeds have been recorded by your prede- cessors during peace time as well as war time. Even at this moment, hundreds of your notable alumni are acquitting themselves valiantly on Ainerica ' s far- flung battlefields. That is why America salutes you today as new officers and potential leaders of our fighting forces. As you go forth to sei ' e your Country, we know you will be heartened by the information that at home America ' s industry and manufacturing genius stand 100 per cent behind you to produce the arms and equipment you will need for Victory. At Pontiac Motor Division, for example, the experi- ence gained in building more than two million quality automobiles is being applied without stint to the task at hand — the production, on or ahead of schedule, of the tools of war on six major assign- ments. The successful prosecution of this task calls, not only for resourcefulness and ingenuity, but also for zeal and full devotion to duty. This is our assignment to help you and your comrades in arms man America ' s fighting fronts. And we fulfill it willingly and with the confident knowledge that the tools of war we are producing will be put to competent use under your direction. PONTIAC DIVISION OF GENERAL MOTORS COMPLIMENTS OF The C. 0. Jelliff m. SOUTHPORT, CONN. MIDDLESEX BEAVER DVERCOATING A. D. ELLIS MILLS, INC. Monson, Mass. • LINCOLNSFIELD ELASTIQUES • GABARDINES LINCOLNSFIELD MILLS Lincoln, Maine Sales Agent: D. R. VREELAND 261 Fifth Ave., New York Compliments of FRANK J. HALE NATIONAL GRAIN YEAST CORPORATION ♦ BELLEVILLE New Jersey COMPLIMENTS OF w. K. MITCHELL AND COMPANY, INC. PHILADELPHIA, PENNA. vjreetinas and (I3e6t Wlsn e5 FROM THE WILLIAM L. GILBERT CLOCK CORPORATION dock tAakers to the Nation Since 1807 WINSTED, CONNECTICUT Lyur e3pectd to the nned forces. IkX vUkereuer heu r v lau i e - ROBERT E. McKEE General Contractor LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA EL PASO, TEXAS PANAMA CANAL ZONE And All Over the Southwest y XWlll THE FAULTLESS RUBBER COMPANY ASHLAND. OHIO February 26. 1943 Men of West Point: On the occasion of " our Commencement and were we to choose, we should prefer to salute ou under conditions of peace rather than those of war. The call which is now made upon ou to defend the right and the securit - of this Nation is not at all unlike that which came to a few previous graduating classes. You have been trained in a great institution b " a strong faculty and in a great Country. As Officers your most valuable tool in the armed forces of the Nation will be the knowledge which you obtained at West Point. You are rich in vigor, keen in intelligence and fortified with the necessary skill and confidence to meet the challenge. We are proud of your accomplishment at West Point and as Officers in our armed forces we know 3-ou will come through with honor and distinction. Finally, we extend every good wish and doubly assure you that our responsibilities and obligations to ou will be fully met. THE F.4ULTLESS RUBBER COMPANY ' Wallace 2)( President. XXXIV Brussell Sewing Machine Co. Inc. 202 GREENE STREET, NEW YORK, N. Y. Telephone JRaniprcy 7-5H80 PRECISION MACHINING AND ASSEMBLIES Ordnance • { i rem ft • Marine CongratulatLons OUR OFFICERS STAR PRESERVING CO. 314-18 Fredricksburg Road SAN ANTONIO TEXAS C ' reetinas TO THE OFFICERS AND CADETS OF THE U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY CARR CHINA COMPANY hinujurtnrvi s uf VITRIFIED CHINA Grafton, W. Va. ELECTRIC HOSE RUBBER CO. Manufacturers • RUBBER AND SYNTHETIC, GOVERNMENT SPECIFICATION AND INDUSTRIAL HOSE iliiiiiistoii. Delaware XXXV J % EFFICIENT POSITIONING k) means better welding [ and greater output. . . Write for literature and full details on Ransome Welding Positioners {Readitig Time: 36 Seco u s) THANK YOU! THIS is merely a note of appreciation to the thousands of military men who have made the Hotel New Yorker their headquarters in recent years. We hope to have the privilege of serving, too, the many new officers to whom this issue of the " Howitzer " is dedicated and to whom we extend both congratulations and our warmest good wishes. 25% DISCOUNT: Members of all branches of the armed forces will receive this discount on regular rate room accommodations. XXXVII SUNSHINE BISCUIT BAKERS BAKERS OF KRISPY AND HI HO CRACKERS ... AND 400 OTHER VARIETIES OF CRACKERS AND COOKIES Compliments of DZUS FASTENER CO, Inc. Babylon, L. I. GRAI ' HIi; CAMERAS ■ altlihiltu e ruin a th US. nnecUi orced KHMER (JRAFLEX CORI ' OR ATION IKIIIHESTEII, NEW VtlUh. II. S. A. It is an appropriate coincidence that the war- time and peace-time accomplishments of Hoe are both Hnked to the progress of the printed word. In peace. Hoe provides for the fields of printing and publishing the mechanical instru- ments used to disseminate among the people the fruits of a free press. In war, the same skills are converted to provide in abundance implements of war that help to assure the preservation for the people of the blessings of a free press. R. HOE CO., INC. 910 EAST 138th STREET (at East River), NEW YORK, N. Y. BOSTON • CHICAGO • SAN FRANCISCO • BIRMINGHAM te effls " t te ,lim Ws Their Turn Now Here ' s one pUin in s «j«« , dthdul I Photograjih. iilim ii.ithn miilih iim tin iiw on Uip of tins hnil n, III, ,1, s,il l„ 1,1,1 l,„ li FOR years, throUKli the tc.baecu trades, we have been supplying smokers all over the country with this excellent match. Now a large part of our production is earmarked for the services. It ' s their turn now! No doubt many of those now getting Independence Matches at the exchanges and commissaries or fimling them in their field packs will recognize the distinctive red, white and blue box. New- comers will quickly appreciate the superiority of this quick-start- ing, long-burning, full-flame match. They ' ll appreciate the strong, moisture-resistant box in which the matches are housed. Note thi- Hanic sliowri ;!liiivc. It ' s from an Indepe.n ' dence DIVISION OF BERST-FORSTER-DIXFIELD COMPANY NEW YORK CITY • MADE IN U.S.A. Spencer, White Prentis INCORPORATED Engineers and Contractors FOUNDATIONS UNDERPINNING LOCKS and DAMS DRY DOCKS . TUNNELS 10 East 40th Street NEW YORK CITY LaPLANT-CHOATE MANUFACTURING CO.. INC. Cedar Rapids, Iowa Manufacturers of LaPLANT-CHOATE HYDRAULIC or CABLE CONTROLLED BULL- DOZERS AND ' CARRIMOK ' SCRAPERS XLU Tiffany Co. Jewelers Silversmiths Stationers The Army for maiu (jenemlUvLS ha.) known the firm ofTlFFANY CO. and luL) reco(jnized in ib tnercliandijc andpolicied the Mime liiali standardof iNfEGRITYxind QUALITY ihalidllie. heritaje of THE SERVICE Fifth Avenue 57™ Street New York XLIII Best Wishes from the HEPBURN AMERICAN COMPANY 21 EAST 40TH STREET NEW YORK, NY Representatives of ! JOHN T. HEPBURN, LIMITED TORONTO, ONTARIO MANUFACTURERS OF SINGLE PURPOSE MACHINE TOOLS USED IN THE PRODUCTION OF GUNS , SHOT AND SHELL AND OTHER ORDNANCE MARION INSTITUTE UOXOR MILITAKY SCHOOL " lOlst Successful Year Standard fully accredited Junior Col- lege offering the first two vears in Arts, Science, Pre-Medical, Pre-Law. Com- merce and Engineering. Four-year High School. Special preparatory and college courses for admission to U. S. Military, Naval, and Coast Guard Academies, fully accredited by Gov- ernment Academies. For Catalogue address: COL. W. I. MURFEE. President MARION. ALA. The Flour City Ornamental Iron BUSHED 18Q3 Co. c ■ ail illl AWARDED THE A E - BURGEE FOR PRODUCTION 2637 27th 4venue. South Mimieapt lis. Minne sot a r " BASIC HEARTH Precision-Made Motion Picture Equipment and Optical Devices — T K • -What you see, you get! " The ■W - -— craftsmanship of Bell Howell S ' kK SSI ' ' made this, the Filmo slogan, " HCfaB mean what it says to thousands of 1 personal movie makers, is now devoted entirely to building motion picture equip- ment and optical devices for the armed forces. Filmo Cameras and Projectors are " in " for the dura- tion — providing essential training and entertain- ment for our men in the training camps and on the battle fronts. Knowing this, we feel sure you ' ll be patient if the Filmo Camera or Projector you ' d like to get now is not available. That situation will change when the war is over. Our first consideration is to do our utmost to help speed that day. Then, we assure you, there ' ll be developments in Filmo Cameras, Pro- jectors, and Accessories well worth waiting for. FILMOSOUND LIBRARY AT YOUR SERVICE . . . Thousands of films covering every imaginable type of subject are available to you through the Filmo- sound Library, on a purchase or rental basis. 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MULLINS JFACTURING CORP. SALEM, OHIO XLV The ADMIRAL I is in tlie Army now When the Army drafts an Admiral, that ' s news! Yet it ' s happened — happened to Ster- ling ' s famous ADMIRAL. Sterling ' s Admiral is the engine which gives many motor torpedo boats their flashing speed and turn-on-a-dime maneuverability. TheM ' Army now. powering the Quartermaster C irp ' 104 foot off-shore rescue boats that save men and disabled planes. These boats are complete hospitals for injured flyers: are equippeil with hoisting and towing gear to salvage jjlanes. In this daring rescue work there must he plen- ty of power, efficient and dependable. That ' s why the . dmiral has been lrafted for Army service. It is the same engine that is writing story for the I nited Nations, ami from •ed ideas f..r , ine. in the year of peace th. STERLING ENGINE Company BUFFALO, NEW YORK Bldg. Washington, D. C, " KEEr HLIINc; VK BONDS ' XLVI More POWER to ' Em! _ _ ,. BsjJ ■T HIS engine is power! It is steady • ■ and dependable in emergencies because it has been designed by ex- perienced engineers and built by skilled workers. We are proud of the confidence placed in HILL Diesel Engines by the Armies of the United Nations. ROGERS DIESEL AND AIRCRAFT CORP. 1 120 Leggell Avenue, New York, N, Y. Compliments from the Men and W omen ' Behind the Men Behind the Guns GENERAL MACHINERY ORDNANCE CORPORATION SOUTH CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA XLVII FCmyiCTORY BUY UNITED STATES DEFENSE BONDS AND STAMPS REGULATION WEB-BELTS AMERICAN CORD WEBBING COMPANY, INC. 374 BROADWAY, NEW YORK, N. Y. New York Military Academy CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON • NEW YORK The School of Distinction A Preparatory School where Military Training is emphasized as the best training for Civil Life and as a National Asset in times of Emergency. J J a SIGNAL HONOR to salute ou, who are aboul to leave West Point and join your brother officers in the WAR EF- FORT. We, ol the jiroiliRtion front are proud of you and confident that you will have no small part in the drive to ultimate VICTORY. INTERNATIONAL FLARE -SIGNAL i)i . ..iiiiK Mi.(;()i{i: MFC. ().. rii , ;ii . Ohio {Maniifdcti ircrs of Flare and Signal Eqnipnnni for llic I . S. Irnifd Forces) XLVIll ' ' For Accoinplishiiig More Than Seemed Reasonable or Possible A Year Ago... " Under Secretary of War Patterson I The winning of the coveted to speed the day of victory. Ilex ,£■ ' Army-Navy E Award for high is on a lOO ' t ' war production achievement in the production schedule, of optical war materiel, was made j j jj , , j precision stand- possible by the loyalty and cooper- ation of every man and woman in the Ilex organization. ards now being applied to exacting war production, will result in post- war Ilex products that will contri- It will be a new inspiration to bute to the development of the us to excel our previous efforts photographic industry. ILEX OPTICAL COMPANY ESTER, NEW YORK XLIX " BIG GUN " IN ANY Service Kitchen ■DLUND COMPANY Burlington, Vermont CAN OPENERS for SERVICE KITCHENS New York Thread Grinding Corporation 237 LafayeMe Street, New York, N. Y. All of Our Employees (ire Subscribing 10% or MORE of their Salaries for the Purchase of VICTORY BONDS under the Payroll Savings Plan The TOUGHEST THING ON WHEELS! 9 This Ml Wrecker is built for tank recovery where the world ' s most rugged truck is needed. It has to go where most trucks can ' t go. It per- forms on grades and in rough country up to almost unbelievable standards. It was specially engineered and built by Ward La France Division, ELMIRA. N. Y. WARD LaFRANCE TRUCK DIVISION GREAT AMERICA CONNECTICUT TELEPHONE ELECTRIC DIVISION GREAT AMERICAN PRECISION FIELD TELEPHONES at WORK The nervous system of a fighting force is its communications system, and field equipment must be especially rug- ged. As manufacturers of field tele- phones, test sets and switchboards for the Army, we are fully conscious of the responsibility that is ours. Army stand- ards are high, but we not only meet but endeavor to exceed them. MERIDEN.CONN. IBS f% m FOODS of Selected QualilY Preierred by BETTER INSTITUTIONS aisH GlO CERY CORPORATION 407 GREENWICH ST,. MEW YORK k WAIk.. 5-«»70 i ffjt w FI.ORSIIEIM f ' rfj ' .f ' - SHOES . . . lit ' taiise thcyre built to strict specifi- cations — from long experience building service shoes — in peace as well as wartime. W,.s(.SmV, ' s$|OS0o h $|| TBIK FM»ltf »lll :i. l SIIOK 4 0. IP . Y FOR HIGH ACHIEVEMENT IN THE PRODUCTION OF WAR MATERIALS • We are proud of the " E " flag that now flies above our plant. It was not easily won, nor do we expect to easily retain it. Whatever it takes in production output, sacrifice, sweat, toil, and money, to keep it flying is a challenge we cheerfully accept. Marching along to Victory with the we produce are WINKLER Commercial and Industrial Stokers for oil conversion, and when the lights go on again all over the world, the full line of WINKLER STOKERS will again be available. DELUXE MODEL U. S. MACHINE CORPORATION LEBANON, INDIANA AMERICAN ! A N T A M CAR COMPANY BUTLER, PENNSYLVANIA Manufacturers of Torpedo Engines, Tail Gearings, Amphibian and Cargo Trailers, Airplane and Bomber Parts Qaod Jii Jz eicM o ' Jf3 Hal any time during your career as ail army officer, you are in need of financial assistance remember that our services are always available to oil for LOANS • UNIFORMS • NEW OR USED CARS LIFE INSURANCE PLACED ON ALL CONTRACTS iVo Rvstrit ' tion Plavvtl on llif Mni-vntfnt of t ' lirs Finani ' fd Tliroiitfh is FEDERAL SERVICES FINANCE CORPORATION ' ome Office 71B Jackson Place Washington, D. C. Ocean Center IJiiilding LONG BEACH, CALIF. ni l CH OFFICES: Dillingham Building HONOLULU, T. H. Carpenter liiiildiiig WARRINGTON, FLA. LIl rf J OFFICERS ' Uniforms by RoGERS Peet Tailored by hand in our own workrooms. » 1, 1 -Mmm d I, }■ Takes skill! It also takes skill to turn out an Officer ' s Uniform worthy of us — and worthy of you. Perfection of fit in our uniforms combines the genius of our Master-Designer with the careful hand-work of tailors trained in our own workrooms — a combination that gives lasting smartness to Officers ' Uniforms tailored by the modern Rogers Peet. To whatever part of the Globe your orders take you, we ' re here " to take your orders " for the right weight clothing — and accessories. In NEW YORK 13 th street IaPOINTE Broaching Machines ED Production in the ARSENALS and INDUSTRIAL PLANTS BROACHING EQUIPMENT The lAPOINTE MACHINE TOOL CO. HUDSON Chartered May 1 1. 1829, The Seamen ' s Bank for Savings was founded to provide banking facilities and promote thrift among those engaged in Naval and Maritime occupations. Its history and tradition have always been closely associated with the sea. Today depositors from all walks of life are evidence ot the stability and friendliness of this Institution. A Member of the MutUitl Sdvhr s Bunks Fund for the insurance and protection in full of deposits in Member Banky ALLOTMENTS ACCEPTED YOUR SAVINGS ACCOUNT INVITED • BANKING BY MAIL THE SEAMEN ' S BANK FOR SAVINGS 7 4 WALL STREET Chartered 1829 NEW YORK. N. Y. -A- MIDTOWNOFFICE:2 0EAST45STREET The mighty power of dependable Continental Red Seal Engines is serving our fighters on land, sea, and in the air. It is also serving for industry, in the oil fields, and on our farms serving to keep alight the inspiration and unconquerable " Power to Win " of American Liberty. rontinental Motors ror poration MUSKEGON. MICHIGAN A M M C O TENSION INDICATOR Shows when boHs are too tight and not too tight . . so as to • Provide Uniform Tension. • Prevent Distortion of Bolted Parts and Blow-out of Gaskets. • Eliminate Leakage and Waste of Fuel or Power. • Maintain Compression. ff f « ■M 9§!f C m A COMPLETE LINE designed to provide uniform tightening of bolts to a pre-determined stress THREE MODELS COVER A WIDE RANGE No. 1-F has a capacity of to 175 ft. lbs. (0 to 2100 in. lbs.) Dial graduated in ft. lbs. No. 2-F IS larger in size and has a greater capacity than No. 1-F . No. 2-F has a capacity of to 420 ft. lbs. (0 to 5040 in. lbs j No. 3-F has a capacity of to 1000 It. lbs. (0 to 12,000 in. lbs.) AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE MACHINERY CO. 2122 Commonwealth Avenue North Chicago, III. AMMCO 7 " Precision SHAPER a product of AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE MACHINERY CO. 2100 Commonwealth Avenue North Chicago, III. America ' s motion picture industry is in this war to help the United Nations win. Every branch of the industry is co- ordinated in the campaign lor victory. Artist and artisan, producer, distributor and theatre man— everyone is enhsted for the duration. • motion Pietiire Prod lienors and Distriiintors of Aniorii ' si. In«». WiLI H. Hays, President Members ! Bray Studios, Inc. Paramount Pictures Inc. Columbia Pictures Corporation Principal Pictures Corp. Cosmopolitan Corporation RCA Manufacturing Compan y. Inc. Cecil B. deMille Productions, Inc. Reliance Pictures, Inc. Walt Disney Productions, Inc. RKO Radio Pictures Inc. Eastman Kodak Company ' Hal Roach Studios, Inc. Educational Films Corp. of America Selznick International Pictures, Inc. Electrical Research Products Division Terrytoons, Inc. Western Electric Co. Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation First National Pictures, Inc. United Artists Corporation Samuel Goldwyn, Inc. Universal Pictures Company, Inc. Hughes Productions ' itagraph. Inc. Loew ' s Incorporated Walter Wanger Productions, Inc. Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ' LV! Army Campaign Mat Cl w We have the honor to serve officers of the United States Army with caps made to the exacting standards of quality that Knox has represented for more than a century. To the making of these caps we have devoted the resources, the knowledge and the skill developed through generations of fine hat-craft. The Crest of Knox in each cap is our pledge to the officer who wears it that we have huilt into it the utmost of service and comfort. Kra(D5X S aaiXTTS Retail Stores: K.N OX the H. TTER 452 Fifth . veiiue • 359 .Madisou .Avenue 161 Broadway Army General ' s Dress White Cap Army Officer ' s Garrison Cap Dependable portable power on the job with the U. S. Army troops on every battle front. Dry batteries for every need. i Remembered for their Service BURGESS BATTERY COMPANY FREEPORT ILLINOIS Behind the Armed Farces we, at home, are lending our whole-hearted support with a full-time schedule of essential war work. Manufocliircrs of NATURAL AND SYNTHETIC RUBBER PRODUCTS AUBURN RUBBER CORPORATION AUBURN, INDIANA but we ' ll crack ' em! Throughout America the fire of de- termination glows ever brighter . . . as we look forward in anticipation to the setting of The Rising Sun . . . and their satellites. Cracking tough nuts is part of Kenyon ' s daily routine. Today Ken- yon Transformers are designed and made to meet the toughest specifi- cations in history. Kenyon Transformers are " putting the squeeze " on distance, time and space . . . just as every Kenyon employee is doing his best to help our armed forces " put the squeeze " on the Axis. Communications must be dependable. There can be no failure! KENYON TRANSFORMER CO., Inc. 840 BARRY STREET • NEW YORK, N. Y. , 0 j WATERBURY TOOL Division of Vickers Incorporated Variable Delivery Pumps - Hydraulic Speed Gears WATERBURY, CONN. L onaruhilalion3 and (JSest WlslieS FROM THE ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY GROTON, CONN. • BAYONNE, N. J. Contractors to the U. S. Navy SUBMARINES - SUBMARINE CHASERS MOTOR TORPEDO BOATS - NAVAL MACHINERY The Schless Construction Co. Inc. 176 WEST ADAMS STREET 1 Chicago, Illinois PHONE: STATE 4101-4102 L l CORSA R THE PILOT ' S DREAM At the controls of the Vought Corsair, hundreds of Navy fighter pilots now know the thrill of command- ing two-thousand horsepower, packed in a single mighty engine. Double Wasp engine by Pratt Whitney — Hydro- matic propeller by Hamilton Standard — Air frame by Chance Vought — this great shipboard fighter was cre- ated by three divisions of United Aircraft Corporation, acting as one team. UNITED AIRCRAFT CORPORATION Pratt Whitney Engines EAST HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT Chance Vought Airplanes Sikorsky Helicopters lAII Hamilton Standard Propellers GIBBS COX, INC. One fi ix cLaoi . IflVed hed NEW YORK CITY, N. Y. Clinton E. Hobbs Company 20S Chelsea Street EVERETT, MASSACHUSETTS CHAINS HOISTS CRANES ' ' Hoists for the Army ' ' ! Weatherprnnfed Gabardine Trench Cnats For over a Decade London Weathcrproofs. 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 availabl: in different weights and shades, each Weatherproofed by a de- pendable process. The tailored comfort of a London Weather- proof garment assures you of ; serviceable coat suitable for we form or civilian attire. rrden IteaMeiJ -cccfi. 200 FIFTH AVE.. NEW YORK MONUMENT MILLS HOUSATONIC, MASS. BEDSPREADS for U. S. Army LXlll WINSTON BROS. COMPANY CONSTRUCTORS and ENGINEERS Minneapolis, Minn. FOR HIGH ACHIEVEMENT IN THE PRODUCTION OF WAR MATERIALS We, of Rock River Woolen Mills, are proud of the new flag that now flies over our plants. But the job has only begun! Even greater eflforts are called for — and will be gladly given. We are determined to set even higher records in production of the fine wool Marine and Army suiting fabrics used by our fighting men. We are de- termined to keep the " E " flag flying by giving the men in the armed forces the " all-out " support they have a right to exp ect. ROCK RIVER WOOLEN MILLS JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN ESTABLISHED 1849 Navy and Army " 0 ,., Anchors - Ordnance Castings S L. . ' P Castings S alittationS to the ..Jirniii Pittsburgh Steel Foundry Corporation ° ?enn5 " ' SECOND PRINTINGS THE ARMY VtVES iN f A new Curtiss warplane wears the Army colors — an attack bomber, the A-25 — whose speed and destructive power will count decisively in assuring final victory. Builder of the first airplanes ever designed specifically for dive bombing tactics, Curtiss-Wright is proud that the Army Air Forces have chosen this weapon which adapts these tactics to Army offensive operations. AIRPLA VE D 1 S 0 V C c ij iiT 1; s @ v K I ;; H T %J 1927.U.S.Army— A-3— An ai tack type powered by a Curtis D-12 Engine. Designed speci- engine. fically for ground strafing and heavy b low altitude bombing. proved ( 1932-U. S. Army — A-8- early tow-wing monoplane i powered by a Curtiss Conqu Wright Cyclones) designed attack-bomber. Bo ried intcrnally.The nose housed There goes a Headline the Axis won ' t print .,. basis " rtioti-- - Wng " " " ' l.sf.eaJ ' " " ' story ' " " Rell " " ' 1 forth - " " ' ' Le 0 actio " " ' ' ' Ljacery- ,„m ' " r ■ „, com " j .iaftefS ' " . ■, 4rmy heroism c j eaJq " " to th ' S ' the 0 l ' ' ' ■ilol " ' ay, he made trrng and saved his plane. Lt. Jemison was a member of a flight of Airacobras assigned to the task of strafing Lae, New Guinea, on May 4. When bad weather made it impossible for the whole formation to reach the target, Lt. Jemison attacked individually, destroying one enemy bomber grounded at the airdrome and badly damaging two others. Headlines read at home and " shop talk " at battle fronts tell the same story: the Army Bell Airacobra is one of the v rorld ' s most deadly fighters. Starting with a nevsr concep- tion of aerial striking power, the Airacobra was designed from the cannon bearing nose to the tail, specifically for the job. The job it is doing is headline news . . . news the Axis won ' t print. planes produced by the same bril- liant planning and sound engineer- ing . . . but incomparably better because of the lessons learned in war. We are looking forward to that assignment. © Bell Aircraft Corpo- ration, Buffalo, New York. FUTURE PLANES FOR PEACE FUTURE P BELM Victory will call for peace time PACEMAKER OF AVIATION PROGRESS HARTFORD, CONN., 780 Windsor Street NEW YORK CITY, N. Y.. 51 East 42 Street ARMY £.... Excellence in War Construction Jayhawk Ordnance Works U. S. Army U. S. Naval Air Station, Bermuila V. S. Navy F. H. McGRAW COMPANY INCORPORATED Constructors WASHINGTON, D. C, Bu«cm BI,I- MIDDLETOWN, OHIO. First Amer. Bank Trust Building CompiLments of JOHN S. STEPHENS 40 Clinton St., Newark, N. J. Representing HERFF-JONES CO. Official Jewelers to tfie Classes of January, 1943 1944 and 1945 ' A " PINS « MINIATURES « CLASS RINGS Mail liKjiiiries Invited tvER SINCE West Point ' s inception in 1802, America looked forward with confi- dence to the Academy for its military leaders, and never in vain. We salute you as new offi- cers, and potential leaders of our armed forces. Like your predecessors you will acquit yourselves valiant- ly, and the confidence in you by your superior officers and the men you will command will be matched by the trust of the mothers of our nation. CROSBY NAVAL STORES INCORPORATED Picayune Miss. L MI THE LITTLESTOWN HARDWARE FOUNDRY CO., INC. Manufacturers of Iron Specialties, Hardware, Grey Iron Castings LITTLESTOWN, PENNA. Bridgeport Fabrics INCORPORATED Maniifactmvrs of GOVERNMENT WEBBING Established in the year 1837 Bridgeport Fabrics, Inc., is one of the oldest and most prominent manufacturers of narrow woven fabrics in America and we are glad to have the privilege of supplying govern- ment webbings to — THE U. S. ARMY AS WELL AS OTHER ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES BRIDGEPORT FABRICS, INC. OPERATING 7 PLANTS IN U. S. AND CANADA Executive Offices BRIDGEPORT, CONN. XHE E. W. Bliss Company, serving in the production of necessary machinery for the manufacture of war mater- ials, salutes the new Officers graduating from our great Military Academy and their brother Officers now on the battle field. E. W. BLISS COMPANY BROOKLYN, NEW YORK GRAHAM, ANDERSON, PROBST WHITE ARCHITECTS . ENGINEERS RAILWAY EXCHANGE • CHICAGO COOPERATING WITH THE NATIONAL DEFENSE PROGRAM LXIX VICTORY tnrouan VERSAIIIIIY ■ American versatility, always a dis- tinguishing characteristic of this na- tion, and now emphasized by the pressure of wartime needs, is well ex- emplified by the present day activities of Hayes Manufacturing Corporation. Customarilv serving the big names in indiistrv with a wide range of prod- ucts, lliis companv now devotes its entire facilities and energy to the ful- fillment of war contracts, and it is in the production of these essentials that Hayes versatility is most apparent. Here, in a huge plant covering many acres, a variety of materials ranging from sturdy armor plate to delicate silk fabrics are processed imder strict government specifications. Also manufactured here an ' cdni- plete wing assemblies for dive-bonih- ers. From this plant come torpedo shells, bomb fins and other essential parts for the machinery of war. Here truck parts, special tools and dies, and life-saving parachutes are produced. Such versatility, by a nation so rich and so well equipped — by a nation of determined champions of liheitv. means Yiclor . HAYES MANUFACTURING CORP. Plants and Oflice GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN Compliviejits of Joseph M. Herman Shoe Co. FOOTWEAR SUPPLIERS TO WEST POINT CADETS First National Ban k Highland Falls. N .Y. The Bonk earest W est Point i! DIRECTORS Colonel C. L. Fenlon, U. S A. Colonel Earl North, U. S. A. Colonel Hay.len . ■« agner. A. U. S. Ll. Colonel Earl H. Blaik. A. V. S. Theodore Michel Abraham Kopald George S. Nichols t MEMBER FEnEBAI, OEPOSIT INSIRANC E COKl ' OKAl r,oN LXX he Origin of the Jeep The original JEEP is NOT an automobile converted into some kind of a tractor, but rather a farm tractor converted to serve our armed forces. The name ' Jeep ' was first given to an Army tractor by the Minnesota National Guardsmen at Camp Ripley, Minnesota, during their encamp- ment the summer of 1940, and is not a contraction of the two words " General Purpose ' (GP), but was taken from the Popeye cartoons. The word ' Jeep ' was first applied to an army vehicle in print by the St. Paul Pioneer Press on August 14, 1940, under the headlines, " The " Jeep " and the General See Action. " THL Minncapolis-Moline Power Implement Com- pany, as far back as 1938, was working on thi. conversion of a farm tractor to an artillery prinu mover, and, in collaboration with Adjutant Gcii eral Walsh of the Minnesota National Guard, sonu experimental models were placed in the Arnn maneuvers at Camp Ripley in 1940, as a continii.i tion of the experiments conducted there tli. previous year. ARMY NAMED IT JEEP This vehicle was a 4-whccl drive or, as referred to in military parlance, a 4 x 4. It was not a truck, nor was it the conventional type of caterpillar tractor customarily used for hauling guns. When Army trucks became bogged down in swamps di ' dug into sand, or, when artillery pieces got off the road, this tractor was used to extricate the bogged down vehicle. It could climb trees, go through swamps and sand; it had a roller bumper on front, a machine gun could be mounted on its cab; it cleared the way for tanks through underbrush — in other words, it was neither a caterpillar, a truck, nor a farm tractor or tank — but it did know all the answers and could pinch-hit in an emergencv for any of these vehicles, and the bovs in the National Guard called it a ' Jeep ' for that reason because it had no name, nor could it be definitely classified with other Army vehicles. Since the original Jeep, pictured at right " climb- ing a tree " in maneuvers at Camp Ripley, Minne- apolis-Moline in cooperation with our Armed Forces has developed the up-to-date 4-wheel model at right and the big 6 wheeler pictured above, and both these models are now being produced bv MM for the Armed Forces of the United Nations. ' Mintieapolh-Molhie h building many other quality products jor our Armed Forces and jor the U. S. Maritime Commission, as well as all the MM tractors and farm machinery allonahle under Government Limitation Order. MINNEAPOLIS-MOLINE POWER IMPLEMENT COMPANY LWI MINNEAhOLIS, MINN. Brunches anil Dealers Everyicliere Compliments of ATWOOD AND MORRILL CO. Valve JVlaniifactHrers SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS DOEHLER DIE CASTING CO. Producer of Die Castings in Aluminum - Zinc - Brass - Magnesium - Tin and Lead Base Alloys EXECUTIVE OFFICES 386 FOURTH AVENUE, NEW YORK CITY WANSKUCK COMPANY . Manufacturers of PROVIDENCE, R. 1. MEN ' S WEAR Selling Agents: WOOLEN METCALF BROTHERS COMPANY AND WORSTEDS NEW YORK, N. Y. LXXIl This EUahlishment Thanks The 19 3 June Class for their Patronage and Wishes them God§peed OFFICIAL JEWELERS for the JUNE 1943 CLASS RINGS ciud CLASS CRESTS The original hand-carved steel dies for Class Rings, Miniature Rings and Class Crests . . . i)f the varit)us Classes of the United States Military Academy . . . since their adoptit)n ... are on file in this establishment . . . from which lost Rings and Crests may he replaced. Inquiries invited. l ' -U Mhii.itnie Ring HEADQUARTERS FOR INSIGNIA .. .Since 1832, at its ori-inal founding, this Establishment has been distinguished as designers and producers of Military and Naval Insignia . . . and has been continuously honored by the patronage of the Government of the United States . . . the Army and Navy Departments . . . the Officers of the Services . . . and the United States Military Academy. Established 1S32 ' || | 1218 Chestnut Street PHILADELPHIA For a gift that will he treasured always . . . give your Class Crest mounted on block " A " Pin paved with Half Pearls and with Academy Seal Guard LWlll For the Best Trained Air Force in the World The transition of the student pilot from training to tactical planes is as severe a test of the training plane as it is of the student. Long before Pearl Harbor, with the performance specifications of the ideal trainer laid before them, Fairchild engineers conceived the now famous PT-19 primary trainer. It has so brilliantlv performed its function of helping get pilots ready for combat that it is being used ever more widely in the training programs of the United Nations. The Fairchild AT-21 twin-engined guiinerv crew trainer has the same Fairchild " touch of tomorrow " as the PT-19. The engineering of this all-Duramold plastic-plywood ship was inspired by a determination to make the gap between the training and the tactical plane seem insignificantly small. These two trainers are powered by the Fairchild Ranger Aircraft Engine — air-cooled, in-line, inverted. Its reliability, efficiency and ease of maintenance put it at the top of its power class. It plays no small part in those engineerin g achievements of Fairchild di- rected specifically toward the best possible training of the finest air force in the world. ( AIRCHILD Ranger Aircraft Engines Division, Farmin ENGINE AND 30 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA, AIRPLANE ;W YORK CORPORATION 1 V WluTfi ' tT discnmimiing officers meet, you ' ll find Associated " Tailored to Measure " uniforms. Sold tliroitgli authorized representatives or through the mails. TRADITION TH OFFICERS SINCE 1917 L reeilnaS and Eest W ' JieA D.GOLDENBERGjnC. PHILADELPHIA, PENNA. LXXV Kendall Banning s Service Books are Beloved By Cadets, Midshipmen and Men of the Fleet Hu hii!, liistructne, WEST POINT TODAY AH the colorful life of our military academy is vividly portrayed as the reader follows the career of a cadet — sharing in his contact with West Point ' s shrines, traditions, songs, sports, discipline and physical training. ■■He sees the human side of life at West Point, he has wit and svnipathv, he abounds in stones. " New York Times. 8 to. Cloth, i 24 pages, illustrated end sheets and jacket design by Stephen J. Voorhies. S2. ' 50. THE FLEET TODAY The author takes us behind the scenes, depicting everv phase of a sailor ' s training and life, every tvpe of hghting ship and Navy plane, picturing the traditions, cus ' toms, jokes, strange terms and ad- venture in our glorious Navy. " One of the most interesting, the most informative and the most complete books on the Navy and Navymen which we have ever seen. " Our Navy. 8 10. Cloth. i60 pages, illustrated with Official U. S. Saiy Photographs. End Sheets and Jacket Design h Stephen J. Voorhies. S2.50. lor S.de at the CuUt Start a ANNAPOLIS TODAY The reader is taken through a Midshipmen ' s life at our famous Naval Academy from the day the plcb is sworn in up to his graduation. All of the traditions, customs, songs, sports and achievements of Annapolis are pictured. " . 11 written in an engaging style which brings out the local color and shows the personal and human side of the life of the midshipmen. " New York Herald Tribune. 8 10. Cloth. 376 pages, illustrated with Official V. S. aty Photographs. End sheets and jacket design by Stephen J. Voorhies. S2.50. OUR ARMY TODAY An intimate picture of a soldier ' s experiences in our Army from induction through camp life and training to his work in combat. Every branch of the army service and the operation of latest equip- ment is made clear. " Kendall Banning has achieved a place in . mcrican literature as the foremost of current authors on our great service institu- tions. " . rmv Ordnance. 8 to. Cloth. Illustrated with Official L . S. .irmy Photographs. Jacket design and end sheets by Stephen J. I ' oorhies. $2.50. v at the Hotel Thayer Gtft Shop FUNK % WAGNALLS COMPANY. Publishers 354 Fourth Avenue, New York MORTON M. ROSE . Broad and Wallace Sts. PHILADELPHIA, PA. INSURANCE AT COST AUTOMOBILES HOUSEHOLD AND PERSONAL EFFECTS AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS Rates on Autoraobile Insurance are Made To Meet War Restrictions on Driving All Savings are Returned to Mennbers Upon Expiration of Policy MEMBERSHIP RESTRICTED To Officers in Federal Services UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION Box 275 G-ayson Street Station SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS LWVl THE GAMMONS-HOAGLUND COMPANY MANCHESTER CONNECTICUT LXXVII When till joing geftough Yes — it ' s the same headline as we ran in llie January llowiTZEH and wliy not? Il idls llic same sloryl Xflvanrod oradualion. acirlt-raled sclicdnlcs. lack ol lime and nialcrial and yrl lli - llowiTZEK lor (lie Class of June wonl lliron;:li on schcdiih ' . riii ' rnsli. llic orr . llic slrain has passed — anolluT fine Howitzer lakes its place in a line Trafiilion. I lie U.jil polie of nndi ided responsihilily for rapid lire co-ordinalion has passed another slilT test. And as yon tlunnh its pages, give a vote of ihanks I.. Hank Morgan, V( all Magalhan. Stooky Stevens. Walk .laniar. Boh DeCanip and Hal aron ho went ihrongh the same stiff sehednle you did and yet found time to give ou this hook. The) did a line joh! BAKER. .JONES. HAUSAVER INC. COMBINED V, tTll THE PERSONNEL AND EoLIl ' MENT OF THE WHITNEY-GRAHAM COMPANY Buffalo. New York With Denison HydrOILic Presses, you can closely approach the high-speed efficiency of straight production line work on small-lot operations. Features of the new ISO-ton Straightening Press shown here are typical. Your operator obtains exact pressure needed for each different operation without setting stroke or pressure limits. . . by merely watching the gauge. (Limits can be set il desired.) A single lever gives him full control of both power and movement of the ram at every stage of operation! When the control lever is released, the ram returns immediately to full daylight opening (or to pre-set upper stroke limit) — and there ' s no " drift. " Like all Denison Presses, the DLSC2-150 is compact and fully self-contained, with rounded corners and ample toe-space for maximum safety. Available with either hand-lever or footpedal control, or both. Working pressures range from 15 to 150 tons. Other models in the DLSC2 series offer maximum capacities of 25, 50, and 100 tons. For details, call your Denison representative, or write us today. f.- 7 DENISON .y T ' i7 ENGINEERING COMPANY - __ V 72 Dublin Road, Columbus, Ohio : imi ■. EC U I PIH EWT »« %RPI.I ED AROUND THE CLOCK... Every hour in tlie 24— every day of tlie year— millions of Americans use, directly or indirectly, products mined and man- ufactured by The . merican Agricultural Chemical Company. For example: Your breakfast coffee contains sugar refined with bone-black made by A. A. C. Your luncheon and dinner consists of vege- tables and fruits grown with A. A. C. fertilizers. The battery of your automobile, film in your camera, dyes in your clothing, dishes on your table, glass and brick in your home, steel in the tools or machinery you use, are manufactured by processes involving the use of American Agricultural Chemical Company products. And at night you sleep between sheets laundered snowy white with A. A. C. trisodium phosphate. With 29 factories, 26 sales offices, and phosphate mines. The A. A. C. Co.— one of the oldest and largest fertilizer manu- facturers—serves agriculture practically everywhere east of the Rockies, as well as in Cuba and Canada. But that is only part of the story—for A. A. C. also serves the nation ' s principal manufacturing industries as well, A. A. C. MANUFACTURE.S nkage. Bone Black, Gelatin, Dust, Crushed Stone, Agrlcultu phates. Calcium Phospha Ammonium Carbonate, Sulphuric Acid, Salt Cake porters and or dealers in Nitrate of Soda, Cyanamid, Potash Salts and .Sulphate of Ammonia. Filler insecticides. Sodium Phos- Phosphorus, Phosphoric Acid, A, A. C. MINES AND SELLS Florida Pebble Phosphate Rock. THE AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL CHEMICAL CO. 50 CHURCH STREET RAAJ!) new YORK, N. Y. WE, as a ll Americans, bask in the glory of West Pointers and the free American way for which they stand and by which we all live. Particularly in these days are we glad we are Americans. We salute you our new offi- cers on your way to your main objective . . . VICTORY The Jay Garment Company PORTLAND, INDIANA LXXX THERE is a big, open, well-lighted factory spreading its acres out on the flatlands of a Middle Western state. There ' s a long assembly line where Huick- built Pratt Whitney engines grow, test cells where they get an hours-long going- over under pow er, another line where they are torn down, inspected, put back together —and back of all, huge factories in Flint where countless parts take shape. And there ' s a sobering thought that rides with every part through every process, with every engine down the line, with every packing case that carries a finished engine off for installation in a plane. That thought is this: Some day somewhere an American flying crew will bank their very lives on the way we build that engine. They will stake everything on it, and on the perfect functioning of every one of its thousands of parts. through overcast and ack-ack fire, to hold them steady through the bombing run, to help them wheel and dodge in combat with enemy fighters— to carry them home again, safe and sound and able for more. Maybe your boy will be in that crew. Maybe ours will. .Ma be someone who once proudly called himself a Buick man — there are more than 3,000 such now wearing the uniform. Good people, do you think Buick is insen- sitive to that? Do you think anybody with as many good and loyal and trusting friends as we grate- fully can claim can do anything but his un- stinted best under such circumstances? ' ou bet your very life we can ' t! And because we can ' t, flying men can bet their lives on our work. They ' ll trust it to carry them BETTER BUY BONDS Let your dollars lend a hand BUICK Dms.oNOF general! MOTORS LXXXI fighting your sixth War SINCE West Point ' s founding in 1802, there have been five American wars... 1812, Mexican, Civil War, Spanish, World War and now another World War! Now, more than ever, in modern war, rubber and its wartime sub- stitutes play a vital part — in tanks and planes, in guns and ships, in shoes and coats and gas masks, in tires and tubes, pontoons and life rafts, assault wire and assault boats, parachute cushions and drop bags. For one hundred years we ' ve been making products for you and your forebears. We want you to know that today the men and women working around the clock in our 30 plants feel that they ' re fighting this war to the full limit of their opportunity. Each one is determined that you shall have not only the most but the best products that pre- cision craftsmanship can provide. UNITED STATES RUBBER COMPANY 2 3 SIXTH A E N U E K O V. K E E E L 1. E K CENTER LXXXIl NEW YORK MASTER MOTORS and GENERATORS are available in an enornnous range of types and sizes. Investigate MASTER ' S unusual ability to serve you promptly and econonnically. THE MASTER ELECTRIC CO. • DAYTON, O. Salute Do Ulie K aaels of SJoaau Jinj Our L enet ' UiA of- oniorrow Pyramid Manufacturing Co., Inc. 148 West 23rd Street New York City, N. Y. The HRO — for eight years the acknowledged master of difficult operating conditions NATIONAL COMPANY, INC lAWIII QUEEN CITY TEXTILE CORPORATION 229-5T6 S. Carlisle Street ALLENTOWN, PENNA. ' ..19 3 Sees FWD trucks coming off the assembly lines in greater quantities than any year in the Com- pany ' s history. The acquisition of an additional factory was necessary to keep pace with the military needs. FWD units are still first choice by those who have a job to be done. A modern military FWD — modified to meet tlie requirements of tlie Ma- rine Corps — one of a fleet of trucks being man- ufactured for the Marine Corps by the Four Wheel Drive Auto Company of Clintonville, Wisconsin. THE FOUR WHEEL DRIVE AUTO COMPANY FACTORIES AT CLINTONVILLE AND APPLETON, WISCONSIN HAIL and FAREWELL to the CLASS of 1943 I ' HILLII ' S IHNES nORPOHATFON Makers of Van Heusen Shirts NEW YORK (MTV EliBHAHiTJ ' « ' ' INCORPORATED Gear Catting ines and Skapers NEWARK (IRVINGTON), N. J. LXXXIV MONEY TALKS Make it speak the only language the Axis understands: THE RUMBLE OF TANKS THE ZOOMING OF PLANES THE CRACK OF RIFLES THE ROAR OF CANNON THE BURSTING OF BOMBS BUY WAR BONDS INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION THE STORY OF BREAD may fvell be called The Story of CiT ilizaf ion Bread, the most venerable of prepared foods, has helped man, and man in turn has bettered the quality of his staff of life. YEAST is the life of bread . . . and the story of yeast is the story of seientific researeh, uniform quality, mammoth produetion, modern refrigeration . . . and daily delivery to bakers in every eity, town and village throughout the land . . . even by boat, by sled and by plane when other transportation is interrupted by floods and blizzards. Anheuser-Buseh is one of America ' s biggest sources of baker ' s yeast. Year after year, we have striven with research and resources to better the methods and facilities for brewing Budweiser. To do this, a laboratory specializing in ferment- ology and nutrition was necessary. Discoveries made in the laboratory and in the plant have led to the development of products contributing to human nec-essity and progress. Some of these products would appear to have only a remote relationship to brewing, yet, they are the result of scientific research into many allied fields. Endless researeh in making ' the worhl ' s leading ' lieer has led to other produets VITAMINS, B COMPLEX— Anheuser-Husch is one of the world ' s larfiest sources for manufacturers of pharmaceuti- cal and food products. VITAMIN D — Our plant produces enough of the hasic ma- terial forVitamin D to supply the entire American market. VITAMINS FOR LIVESTOCK— We are America ' s highest supplier of yeast vitamins used to fortify animal feeds. REFRI(.U« I1N . M 1 ll ' MENT- for retailers of frozen foods and i i iin ihi country over. This division is now workiii_ ill-oul on _ ' lider wing and fuselage assem- blies for our Vrnn d I or es. CORN SVRll ' - many millions of pounds annually for America ' s candy industry. SVRl ' PS — for food, table and confectionery uses and special syrups for inedicinal purposes. STARCH — for food, textile, paper and other industries — millions of pounds annually. DIESEL EN ;IM:S— Adolphus Busch, founder of Anheu-. r-l!u . Ii. a. quirr.l the first rights to manufacture this r M.hilii Mar .ntiiiii- in America and thus started " W N H E U S E R LOUIS LXXXVIII Wm r m W - Proudly taking their places beside the Point men on the battle fronts of the world are the army school ' s graduates and the aircraft specialists who have received their training at civilian schools throughout the country. And behind them all, are the men and women who are producing the tools of Victory. By this teamwork and inter- dependence we shall win. EMBRY-RIDDLE School of Aviation 3240 N. W. 27th Avenue MIAMI, FLORIDA AmOI ' S Anti-corrosive COMPOUNDS VITAL for PROTECTION ESSENTIAL for EFFICIENCY • Par-al-ketone Gun Oil FOR LUBRICATION AND PROTECTION Rifle Bore Cleaner FOR CLEANSING AND PROTECTION AMERICAN OIL SUPPLY CO. NEWARK, N. J. Specializing in Rust Preventive Compounds Complying with Government Specifications I I X " 11 T Is an Intangible hut Essential Component LI Von I of Every Item of Materiel NEXT TO DAYLIGHT The DAZOR FLOATING LAMP is the Most Efficient, Convenient and Eye-Saving Source of Light MODELS FOR EVERY PURPOSE • ASK FOR DETAILS DAZOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY ST. LOUIS, MO. men your Chthes Go 1 oil ' 1 1 get em hack if they ' re marked tilth a Cash ' s WOVEN Name Cash ' s are the favorite of the Services. Mark everything you own for quick, positive, perma- nent identification. . . . Easy to attach sk your store or write us. CASH ' S ISChestnul Si. SOITH N()K ALK. t;ONN. CLIMAX GENERATING SETS • Climax Engineers, loiiii identified with the lifiht plant and electrical power industry, have achieved the ultimate in design and performance in generating sets ranging from . 00 Watts to 250 KVA capacity, available for operation on gaso- line, natural gas. sewage gas. butane and propane fuel, for auxiliary or emergency light and power. Manual, remote and automatic starting, emergency transfer and other types of control are furnished with Climax sets, including switch- boards either for wall or floor mounting. Illustrated is the Climax Model Rbl engine direct connected to a 60 K V AG packaged type generator with top mounted exciter and volt- age regulator. CLIM AX ENGINEERING CO. CLINTON, IOWA POTOMAC CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC Tectyl Products Trademark Registered THIN FILM (Polar Type) COMPOUNDS Insure Adequate Defense Against Corrosion Extensivelv Used by NAVAL ACTIVITIES 607 FIFTEENTH STREET, NORTHWEST WASHINGTON, D. C ERIE CITY IRON WORKS ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA ESTABLISHED 1840 Manufacturers of STEAM POWER PLANT EQUIPMENT BOILERS - STEAM ENGINES COAL PULVERIZERS Army-Navy " E " Awarded August, 1942 Added February, 1943 for Sustained Excellence in Production Auxiliary Members f " " «. «4„: LT ' ' ' " •■ " " ■ " fivin. Curt s VV r S " ' d ' " g ' ' ' " ' ° " ' " «r- Science and researrh " ° ' " ' " ' ' ng e ' ectronics fj " ' ' scientists are «,.rl • " ' IKS, the men an " orking , l, Want are con ; omen of th c L... ° record A«,. „, ' ' ' ' " record ' odoy . - ' Challenge ,o M HAMMARLUND MFG. CO. INCORPORATED SPECIAL RADIO APPARATUS 424-438 W. 33rd STREET New York, N. Y. Ihiri Sf ia_tfiin- 1 Marx ARMY OFFICERS ' UNIFORMS Carefully tailored by one of the country ' s leading manii turers of fine clothes for ii ' e Flawless fit; smart appea. Complete accessorie . Clothes WALL AC HS FIFTH AVENUE NEW ' ORK A ' iiie Stores in the Ne:c York Area To tke 1943 Graduating Class :0NGRATULAT10NS and BEST WISHES Taico Asphalt and Refining Division SOITHPOKT PKTHOLEIM COMPANY OF DKLA AHE Ma n II fa ctii rers of ASPHALTS, TECHNICAL NAPHTHAS, DIESEL AND MOTOR FUELS DALLAS. TEXAS : IT. PLEASANT. TEXAS Hot Dogs sizzling from the grill, ted roll and ofs of French ' s Mustard — thert ' s a combination men go for! This finer mustard has a delightfully different flavor — just try a jar and see! French ' s is the per- fect mustard to serve with meats and cheese. Never harsh or biting, it brings out tt l the good meat flavor. Gilbert Brothers, Inc. If hole sale Hardivdre and Electrical Supplies PORTLAND, OREGON ' 7 " OU have proven J. your ability to learn and we have confidence in your future performances. Congratulations and Good Luck In War as in Peace Ifs Ojuility that Counts % %v ( ' ll oriiiiilH-) y oniniinienis of NANCO INC. 1208 W. Ocean Blvd. LONG BEACH, CALIF. Congratulations to the Class of 1943 THE MONTAGUE COMPANY SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. A SALUTE TO 1 P Ci P- " Another Class is about to leave The Academy to fulfill its mission. Another Class will carry into the Army, the ideals of The Corps. The words. Honor. Duty. Country . . . and all thev stand for. have stamped themselves ineradicably on the character of everv man. The Class of ' 43, like its historic predecessors, will demonstrate on the field of battle, the worth of the profes- sional Officer. We salute the Class and cou ' Tralulate its members. i M GILL mm INC. Mah iisnl in some of A, (intl in some of ihe tools of ■Bearing Diiisioii of Precision Ball and Roller Hearings luetion e, mav hand isTtRra Trade Mark WHITE DRESS GLOVES FINE LISLE HALF HOSE PURE WOOL SOCKS ATHLETIC SHIRTS WINDBREAKERS FULL FASHIONED ALL WOOL SWEATERS For the Most Exacting Demands U . S . Army Standards CASTLE GATE HOSIERY and GLOVE CO.. Inc. 432 FOURTH AVENUE, NEW YORK! CITY E. B. Sudbury, General Manager Manufacturer . . . Established 1S7S MARINE FITTINGS Bronze Valves, Manifolds, Fittings Air Testing Sets, Test Castings Stuffing Boxes and Flanges Finish machined and assembled SOUTHEASTERN FOUNDRIES, INC. 1028 Bankhead Avenue, NW ATLANTA, GEORGIA XCV We extend our best wishes and confidence in The Corps of Cadets, United States Military Academy. AIR CONDITIONING REFRIGERATION SUPPLIES, INC CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA ManuJarlunrsoJ LAIRD ENGINEERING COMPANY ' S SPECIAL LABORATORY COLD AND HEAT TEST EQUIPMENT SAYING MANPOWER in Army Camps and Essential Civilian Industry KLUGE AUTOMATIC PRESS BRANDTJEN KLUGE, INC. ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA, U. S. A. We MUST and SHALL win this war against tlie ruthless enemies of Free Peoples. lu GOD and in YOU on the battlefronts, we place our strength in whom we shall trust. OAKLAND FOUNDRY CO BELLEVILLE, ILLINOIS BALL, ROLLER THRUST BEARINGS 2.i YEARS of (..nlim.ous l..-arinj;s service, catering to automotive and industrial needs. Let us liandle your bearings problems. LARGE STOCK ON HAND Mail ami IVumr Orilrrs I ' romplly lillnl BEARINGS SPECIALTY CO. 665 Beacon Street, BOSTON, MASS. Phones: KEN mure 22(l ' )-2l! 10 BOLTS AND NUTS of Brass, Bronze and Other Metals r- o STANDARD NUT BOLT CO. VALLEY FALLS, R. L XCVI POURING IT ON! In games of sport, as well as in war, when the other side shows signs of weakening, that ' s the time to pour it on, to shoot the works, to let ' em have both barrels. Here at Ardmore, the men and women of Autocar are doing just that. In fact, their production is so good it earned the Army- Navy E for excellence. Rolling off the line in increasing numbers come trucks, half-tracks, 75 m.m. gun carriers, and other special- ized vehicles for the Army, the Navy, the Marine Corps, and the Air Forces. Autocar joins you wholeheartedly in pouring out brute force to meet the brute force that started this war. AUTOCAR TRUCKS MANUFACTURED IN ARDMORE, PA. AND SERVICED BY FACTORY BRANCHES FROM COAST TO COAST Pilots put their O.K. on Klixon Circuit Breakers. And no wonder. After a Klixon Circuit Breaker trips out— due to a harmful short or overload in a plane ' s electric circuit— all the pilot has to do to reestablish the circuit, after overload conditions are corrected, is push a button or switch on his :m instrument panel. No fussing around with fuse lot gets instant action. Another thing pilots like is that Klixon Breakers are not affected by harmless temporary Pilots aren ' t bothered by needless interruptions i operation of equipment. Find out more about these foolproof, light-weight breakers. Bulletins, containing performance data, are available. Send for a complete set. SPENCER THERMOSTAT COMPANY, ATTLEBORO, MASSACHUSETTS, U.S.A. XCVIII • We S Jute. • • THE MEN OF THE HOWITZER • 1943 WM. F. ZAHRNDT Miookhiinh ' rs ROCHESTER, N. Y. • SON We are honored to have been chosen as the Binders for 1943 Howitzer -¥- BUY WAR BONDS ♦ (:i COME FILL YOUR GUSSES, FELLOWS, AND STAND UP IN A ROW, TO SINGING SENTIMENTALLY WE ' RE GOING FOR TO GO; IN THE ARMY THERE ' S SOBRIETY, PROMOTION ' S VERY SLOW, SO WE ' LL SING OUR REMINISCENCES OF BENNY HAVENS, OH! OH! BENNY HAVENS, O! OH! BENNY HAVENS, OH! WE ' LL SING OUR REMINISCENCES OF BENNY HAVENS, OH! TO OUR KIND OLD ALMA MATER, OUR ROCKBOUND HIGHLAND HOME, WE ' LL CAST BACK MANY A FOND REGRET AS O ' ER LIFE ' S SEA WE ROAM; UNTIL ON OUR LAST BATTLEFIELD THE LIGHT OF HEAVEN SHALL GLOW, WE ' LL NEVER FAIL TO DRINK TO HER AND BENNY HAVENS, OH! OH! BENNY HAVENS, 01 OH! BENNY HAVENS, OH! WE ' LL SING OUR REMINISCENCES OF BENNY HAVENS, OH! MAY THE ARMY BE AUGMENTED, MAY PROMOTION BE LESS SLOW, MAY OUR COUNTRY IN THE HOUR OF NEED BE READY FOR THE FOE; MAY WE FIND A SOLDIER ' S RESTING PLACE BENEATH A SOLDIER ' S BLOW, WITH ROOM ENOUGH BESIDE OUR GRAVES FOR BENNY HAVENS, OH! OH! 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