Jackson's Hole Courier from Jackson, Wyoming on August 24, 1944 · 5
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Jackson's Hole Courier from Jackson, Wyoming · 5

Jackson, Wyoming
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Thursday, August 24, 1944
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JACKSON HOLE COURIER, JACKSON. WYOMING Tractors on Tinian Excursion Old Glory at Guam First American Ambulance Train in France ... K. I t - X v J!-, ff 1 - r- t .. 4 ' f 1 A J i Ml I ' l.;,;.y; 1 1 - lis rl i0$idB$ 1 A long line of marine and army amphibious tractors, coming into the beach at Tinian island, looks like a holiday excursion train, one alter another as they near the shore. It was just another stop on the road to Tokyo and when the island fell it proved the GIs and Leathernecks were more than a match for the best that Tokyo could give. Arlene Saved by Hand Pump V 4 VV I 1 M M IK- m C ' v .a When the electric power failed in a mechanical respirator, Arlene Kveton, 11, of Chicago, was saved when a manual pump was attached to the iron lung. The Cook County hospital staff worked incessantly for eight hours with the pump. Dr. John P. Waitkus, left, stands ready to relieve Dr. H. Bernstein as Nurse Marlies Stern gives aid. Five Hungry Children Deserted . : 1 It M jTllftllflst ' iV-"- The Stars and Stripes are raised over the marine barracks on Orote peninsula, Guam, after more than 2'a years. Col. Merlin F. Schneider, of Clatskanie, Ore., command-ing officer, salutes the flag raising. Leathernecks look forward to the capture of the Philippines soon. 9 " : P F f t i '.-u. i r- i Transferring patients from ambulances to the first hospital trains to be operated in France by the AmerU can army. The train runs from Lison to Cherbourg and Is made up of box cars left beMnd by the Germans. Insert shows closeup of wounded being loaded on train. Photo by telephoto. The box cars were completely overhauled to provide all equipment necessary to handle the wounded while they were being transferred to base hospital at Cherbourg. During the last war the V. S. army operated several base hospitals in France. Omar and Winnie Three Generations and a Family r Not all of the refugees have left France. This grandmother, mother and children took to the woods as war rolled their way. They had been without food for days when found by American troops. I r ft V 1 Prime Minister Winston Churchill of Great Britain pays an unexpected visit to Lieut. Gen. Omar Bradley at his headquarters somewhere in France. Winnie waits as General Bradley gives phone instructions. Jim j. i i t J v ? ; ; . ; r a.W.iiyir -nir:.i . tjf.jliiri i A. r n Jtjial - - - -- - -' mmL IBiA 'fair! - , Nazi Tunic Taken ? 1 7, ." I When their dad failed to return home with his pay check, their mother left them and started out to look for their father. The result was five hungry children, Ronald, 2; Francis, 3 (rear); Bobby, 7; Geraldine, 6; and Wayne Strader, S. They were given a home by their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Dombrose of Chicago. And This Little Pig Cried y i. ",:t f. . .-. 2 k- :';--4rt a:,V. . -v.--t . : -l 'r. I I i s.-'-,f .-;, !' i: Jit' iifV!,;-.,. T, -'.i i i V Bemoaning their fate are three little pigs, the prized captives of these three marines on Guam island. The Leathernecks are holding on tight and there is little hope of escape for the porkers. Left to right the marines are: Pfe. Ed D. Davidson, Portland, Ore.; Pfe. Jack L. Matbieo, Bridg-man, Mich.; and Pfe. Clyde A. Morrison of Paxton, in. rfBW-T-T : 1 .5 ' ' C Capt. Tom Carothers and Lieut. Roy Green, both of Tuscaloosa, Ala., try on the tunic of a German general, just one of the souvenirs that fell into American hands during the great offensive. Note the Iron Cross still on the coat. Millionth Benefit fli?S. ,t,'V UVflW M, Wk W I Mrs. Mary Rex Thompson, widow of Cleveland war worker, receivet the one-millionth benefit under the federal system of survivors' insurance for herself and children. Among the thousands of refugees who landed at Hoboken, N. J., to spend the war's duration in a camp In the U. S. was the family of Jacob Dresdner, shown after coming ashore. The family is composed of Jacob and his wife and their nine children, from Hungary. With the rest of the lucky thousand permitted entry, under the President's plan, they will be kept in Fort Ontario, near Oswego, N. Y until the end of the war, it which time they will be returned to their own countries. Insert shows how many of the refugees when forced to Uee their homes tried to carry a lew valuables with them. Yanks Pass Through Pericrs . V.. JTi 5 . rx i EX-.? .; i f 1 4- f K JiS' f. ' 1. (M...i . .....i .w.a ... t .. a Yank column passes through the French town of Periers on their drive toward Paris and Berlin. The American tanks are shown as they pass through the ruins of this old French city, which was added to the list of captured towns. As was true in other French cities, the GIs were received with open arms by the citizens of Periers. The Anxious Seat a i 'i V If I 7 -,i - i Hi,,- Sub Blasted by Depth Charges 7c ( As S V' 4 5 7 i : , Panicky Nazis pour out of th conning tower to the deck of a submarine blasted to the surface by depth charges planted y U. S. coast guard and navy destroyer escorts somewhere in the Atlantic. A few minutes later the crippled U-boat plunged to the bottom of the sea. Twelve Nazis were picked up and became prisoners of war. Seated on the radiator of a Jeep this German sniper in civilias clothes is being driven to America! headquarters after his capture neat St. Saveur Lendelin. He looks a trl fie worried and well he might. Young U-Boat Chief v. Y v f t 1 , n i A 26-year-old commandee of a Nazi U-boat was captured after hii ship was sunk by coast-guard-manned destroyer escort in the Atlantic. He was a former California i. i! !

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