European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jan 15 1962, Page 14

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 15, 1962, Darmstadt, HesseJail to of j course Ive been 1� Jau admit it too with certain Pride we an know or should and with Otto Ian mind you the Best men Are a this jail was on a Cliff of High above a desert place and needed everything but Sun the Sun i did t see. Steel Selling was my and x know morning by the run a hot Chain makes against the tree Gray creep Ftp Pale envisage hover o or the vast looming wierd ghostly dispersing at on Black with Flag he carried to the North pole with Byrd. Here s a military career by Bob Hoyer is Munich Bureau or by could make a movie on the x exploits of George h. Blade but no one would believe it. From Veta Cruz Mexico in 3914, to the Rice paddles of Korea in 1952, the life of Black currently a master sergeant at the 20th station Hospital Nuernberg has been one Long adventure. Between Black s first combat experience at Vera Crux and his last at Korea there were other diversions an expedition with Adra Richard e. Byrd to the North pole a fist fight with a fellow named Benny Leonard a tour with the loyalist forces during the Spanish civil War a hitch with the Canadian army that included the re treat at Dunkirk and service with the . Army during the Normandy invasion and at Bastogne during the Battle of the bulge Blade a gregarious 65-year-old who talks As Well As he fights his prose is sometimes pure purple began his outrageous career by enlisting in the Navy in 1912 at 16. Five incidents stand out in his Navy career in 1914 he was wounded three times while participating in the us. Landings at Verm Cruz. For his wounds and his valor he was awarded the Navy s distinguished service crass. Early la Bis career he became palsy Walar with William Bull Halsey. A Navy malt who later run thu a almost As Man adventures As Blade. In 1916 he won a Navy boxing championship and shortly thereafter absorbed knockout defeat at the hands of world lightweight Champion Leonard. In 1936 he served As Supply officer on Bents expedition to the North pole upon his return with Byrd in 1930, he was awarded the congressional Gold medal during world War 1 he was decorated for sealing the Bulkhead of a destroyer which had been rammed. The action was credited with saving the ship. Later in the War he served with a naval gun Crew in France which manned Railroad guns against the germans. From 1933 to 1936 Black worked As an investigator for the department of the Interior. But life As a civilian proved too tame. His insatiable thirst for action caused him to Volunteer for service in the Spanish civil War. During the Spanish fighting he was wounded and captured. After his release he returned to the us just in time to heat North for an enlistment in the can Adian army. His unit embarked for european september 1939. As a machine gunner of the 2nd Black watch in lie fought from Sedan to the Channel coast then at Dunkirk swam 600 Yards to a yacht which took him to eng land. A month later he was Back in France with the British commandos As a Demoli Tion Man and when pinned Down by a German tank he blew it up an action which brought him the British distinguished service medal when the first american troops landed in England Black was transferred to the us. Army. He landed on a Day during the Normandy invasion and during the Battle of the bulge led a Headquarters company of Cooks clerks and typists into combat. For which he was awarded the purple heart and the Silver Star. At the end of the War Black left the service but when the shooting started All Over again in Korea the old Warrior could t resist the Call in Korea he was wounded once tie conclusion of hostilities Black turned in his my he s been taking it easier Ever since. Despite the relative quiet at the hos Pital Black has decided to remain in the service. After being in and out of the Federal service for 48 years i know of no profession that offers so much for a Young Man he said with a glint in his eyes. Answers to Bridge quiz 1--As South you hold 4akj92 f/aj9 4093 73 the bidding has proceeded North East South West if pass 1 4 .-.fbh. you bid nowt 3? a. Good sound opening bid facing a partner who has opened the bidding and jumped. You should therefore entertain notions of a slam since a Good fit has been established. You May temp Orize if you choose. By bidding three Spades to de scribe a Good suit and then Fol Low up with a vigorous jump in hearts or you May bid directly five or six hearts depending upon the temperament of you partner. Q. 2as South you hold 4kq5 f 952 4a63 4,10954 the bidding has proceeded North East South West 1 v pass 1 it pass3 4 pass ? what do you bid now hearts. A return to partner s major suit is clearly indicated for you Are just As pleased with hearts As you Are with diamonds having three of each. If partner takes still fur ther vigorous action you May be inclined to show the Ace of Dia monds for you have a near maximum one no Trump response of nine Points. Q. 3as South you hold 4ajs 99653 vg32 �kj1gthe bidding has proceeded West North East South 1 4 Dale pass ? what do you bid no Trump. While it is our policy to respond with a major suit when partner has made his take out double we re Gard this Case As exceptional it s an evenly balanced hand Well suited for no Trump with a Dou ble Spade stopper and we prefer to let our future rest in that direction. However if partner carries on the bidding you May decide to show hearts later. This will make it abundantly Clear that your heart suit must be most anaemic else you would have shown it first. Q. 4both vulnerable and As South you hold 4q843 9k10852 41093 a the bidding has proceeded West North East South pass 14 Dale Massif 1 4 2 v ? what do you bid now hearts supported on both sides we would not be too Quick to double the opposition for penalties particularly with seven cards in the suits partner has bid. A single raise to two Spades is. Therefore our Choice. Fogt 14 the stars and stripes q. 5as South 4ak5f/742 the bidding i South west14 if what do you bid j a two Spades. Erable to suit. Had spouse come in the i intervening bid. We slightly toward a bid but in View of i he made a free Call is clearly q. 6both vulnerable South you hold 4akj95 Foj the bidding Hasl South West no 14 pass pass what do you bid now? Calls with a partner who bounced Possession of nothing it is futile to the fight. You cannot win More than six tricks own hand so that with a who May hold a Complete it is Foolhardy to bid for try Etui. There is always int flyer that West May be it of in the Bushes. F by q. 7as South you hold pti4 4a5 vaj1075 4q94 Abb the bidding has proceeded South West North out if pass 2 4vault 2 it pass 4 it i what do you bid now i a no Trump. Partners Wiir should not be construed Abw a Wood in this Case but taken As a direct raise of1 no Trump bid. Partner feet asking if you have thing More than the card Points which you Hai Laed. If you have probably be a slam your band contains it i Points a Good five card a fit with partner Yoi accept the invitation. Q. As South you 4a1052 t42 4q1064 the bidding has proceed West North East 1 $ 24 pass to pass ,4 Jar pass what do you bid now diamonds. Patna Dently has a Good distil hand with which he choose to double. It is to suppose that your holdings solidify his two suits and it appears ought not to lose More heart tricks. ism tha Cal

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