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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - March 13, 1945, Altoona, Pennsylvania
When do the buses leave where do they go her Are greyhound departure times from Altoona to Pittsburgh Detroit and All Ponts West and Southwest 2 01 a. My 8 01 a my 8 11 p. M. 8 21 p m. To Harrisburg new York and All Point East and sout quot ast 5 24 a. M. 12 29 p. M. 5 84 p ill 9 29 p. M. Greyhound hoses Stet. At Altoona bus depot i. R. R. Station phone 8911 Johnstown girl shot a glances in Philippines the Altoona Mirro rat u e s d a a March 13, 194s. By Galbraith Franz Vav Nissblatt United press correspondent was a prisoner of the japanese for thirty seven months and recently returned to the United states. He is visiting his Mother in Philadelphia. While in route Home he met a number of Pennsylvania was. His Story follows by Franz Weisblatt la. P. War correspondent. Philadelphia March 13.�? i while on Leyte in route to the United states from Manila i ran into the first detachment of american was i had Ever soon. Because i had been held in a japanese prison Camp for thirty seven months the fact that America s women were taking an Active part on the actual War tront was All news to me. I talked to the girls Learned of their work and brought messages Home from them. Cpl. Emma Ruby one of the 150 was on the Island wants the folks Back Home to keep the let j ters rolling in. Emma lives at York when she is not helping our boys against the japs. She likes 1 it in the Philippines and expects to see a lot More of the islands be i fore returning to the states. A i am not receiving Many letters from Home a Cpl. Helen Olenick told this correspondent. She wants her folks at rear 15 Akers Street Johnstown pa., to break out the family typewriter and dash off a few items of gossip. Helen is a company clerk and so has no trouble keeping the boys in line. Copy. Is by Wea service. Inc. T. M. Neo. U. S Opp. 1-1? a slip into your old clothes dear Iii physic a gets citation Here a what science says about cigarettes Ordinary cigarette v. Extra length protects Throat the extra length of tobacco acts As an effective natural filter in reducing Throat irritation found in cigarette smoke a reported by a prominent testing Laboratory Feu never be Ess Fiey Cost Ess it a it. Albert m. Marx first it. Marx right receives his air medal with clusters and a citation from col. Robert r. Delway commanding officer of Goodman held by. Altoona Man is decorated first it. Albert b. Marx aged 23, son of or. And mrs. Albert m. Marx of 5011 fifth Avenue wears some of the air corps highest decorations. For his action in the South Pacific he wears the air medal with arid i m give my free course i culture a clusters and in addition Lias received a commendation since returning to this country to be stationed As base operations officer at Freeman Field Seymour id. The citation reads a during a Low level attack on a ground target on 26, december 1943, the b-25 in which were the Pilot suffered severe damage from enemy fire. Unable to maintain Altitude with control surfaces severed and one engine shot out demonstrated exceptional flying ability in successfully bringing the air plane Down in a water Landing despite its open bom Bay door and extended Landing gear. Your Praise worthy feat made possible the Rescue of the entire g. L. Usher brigadier general u. S. A. Deputy commander. It. Marx entered service As an air Cadet at Maxwell Field Montgomery ala., Jan. 23, 1942. He was granted his wings on dec. 13 of that year at Turner Field Albany j ga., then went overseas where he was promoted to 1st lieutenant in september of 1943. He also wears tile purple heart for a wound in action when forced Down deep in enemy territory. He j had forty missions against Jap held territory in his fourteen months j overseas. Before induction he was a Pennsylvania Railroad company apprentice and had been graduated from Altoona High school. Gets combat badge it. Raymond p. Bollinger most versatile vehicle of the War helps in Philippines invasion Shade Jake Meade it saw service first in the aleutians. Next it appeared on the italian front. Then it rolled Forward with our liberating armies from the Normandy beaches across the Broad expanse of France. Now its writing another Bright chapter of transport history in the treacherous tropical footing of the Pacific islands from Bougainville to the Philippines. Its the new a a champions in invasion warfare a the amazing Studebaker weasel powered by the same Brilliant 6-Cylinder engine that gives outstanding operating econ omy to the sensational Studebaker Champion motor car. Swiftly stealthily the weasel travels Over Sand Snow mud swamp or solid ground. When necessary it takes to deep water like a boat. The weasel was designed by Studebaker engineers a and its now coming off the Studebaker production lines in increasing quantities. It supplements More than 55,000 Cyclone engines that Studebaker has already built for the flying fortress More than 165,000 heavy duty Good prices paid Ste nearest Studebaker Studebaker military trucks. Cherry motors 508 e. Plank Road Altoona a. Plank motors 312 front Street Hollidaysburg a. Studebaker. Peacetime builder of Fine cars and trucks wartime builder of flying fortress engines a Muldary t Ruck s we ase l personnel and cargo carriers dealer a he. A cd . . We a b. A quot a a to. ,. Hoi timid b. 0f Greenwood boy Given award mrs. Esther Bollinger of Green Wood has received word from her son it. Raymond Bollings that he is now located in Belgium and has just been awarded the infantry combat badge. It. Bollinger was inducted into his country s service on match i 1943, and received his Basic training with the 75t.h infantry division at fort Leonard Wood mo., during the course of which he advanced to the rank of sergeant. He was transferred to the air corps and was enrolled a3 an aviation student at the state teachers College at Oshkosh wis. After nearly five months All army College courses Over the nation were ordered discontinued and he with thousands of other boys was transferred Back into the infantry being sent to Camp Mccoy wis. In August of last year he qualified for infantry officer candidate school and was sent to fort Benning ga., where he successfully completed the course and was graduated on dec. 12, 1944, receiving his commission As a second lieu a tenant. After spending a two week furlough at his Home he re ported to fort Meade md., and j from there went overseas during the first part of january. Before his induction it. Bollinger was employed at the East Altoona Roundhouse As a locomotive inspector. Missing in action. Bellefonte March 13. Pie. Ralph h. E. Immel aged 18, son of mrs. Mabel Immel of Centre Hall is missing in action since feb. 20, it was disclosed in a Telegram received by the Mother during the week end. He is a brother of it Donald Immel who was seriously wounded in action in France Fin nov. 6, and who is yet hospitalized. Pfc. Immel serving with an infantry division of the 3rd army under general f Atton entered service aug. La 1944. Fashions for the family eleventh ave. At fifteenth St. Special edition of it very close to easter. ,. Have bought your easter dress a better come to Penney now unless the answers yes we be just received some beauties that Are Lovely fashion news and such a flue assortment that la find it hard to choose second floor i do a a e a % �4 t in \ use \ x j / i cd i it so i ii if spun Ray oils no Cottons hint can urn from now to summer. 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