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battle flags - mate ' Business With Souvenir Hunting :rials, sabers,, watches, cameras, 'snapshots, bills and coins, thou- i sand-stitch belts, dust glasses, i binoculars, rifles and bayonets, • „ — ihair clippers, billfolds, gloves Members of the intelligence ' an( j sc issors. • and reconnaissance section of, patrols Fortified Areas the 152nd Infantry, 38th. .(Cy- j T i le j o b o f patrolling the clone) division, are combining 'heavily fortified areas is danger- business with souvenir huntnig ' ous WO rk and -it means mile aft- during the Luzon campaign, and cr m ile of walking over steep they're doing a good job at both, ]jjn s an( j through dense jungles, according to word received from =B llt Weber takes it,all in stride, the war department. lifs just another day's work to Pfc. Louis F. Weber, of Tip-- him. . ' ton, is a member of the section. ; One day the members of the and he'has done his share of; section, returned to. an area He is the son of where they had spotted some which pntrolling. IlL* ib LUL; sun vi wuiri i; mcj' nau o^*«n.w« ****»•— : Mrs Josephine Weber, route 5. ; chickens which'' they hoped -,Durin" their reconnaissance would supplement:their rations, of Japanese fortifications' the Instead of the chickens they Ul v cil-'di*^ Jv: *v* n»n-m »v..~j -.-— - » • i j.t_ members of the section have found three Japs which they had to do a little fiahtins. too, 'decided to take prisoners.-They and they-have accounted for 12 managed to get one of them, Japs killed and four taken pris- 'but the other two escaped. But 1 ..-••-. they still have hopes of snaring oners. . . Much of the material'they salvaged from -Jap entrenchments during their numerous patrols are Japanese documents and maps which have proved invaluable to army intelligence., Other items collected include' the chickens at a later date. : Pfc. Weber has been overseas for 14 months, and before see. ing, action in the Luzon campaign, he served in Hawaii and New Guinea. SGT. BOES, SGT.#MITH i RECEIVE RADGES. '

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  1. The Tipton Daily Tribune,
  2. 15 Mar 1945, Thu,
  3. Page 7

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