U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School - Iowa City - The Spindrift The Spindrift 1944

The Spindrift 1944 01 07
The Spindrift 1944 01 07
Vol. II No. 37 ....... 42nd Battalion Cadet is Decorated ( Presidential Citation ) - Cadet Harold Defenbaugh ..... Lt. Wesley Brown - Hand-to-Hand Combat Dept.

The Spindrift 1944 01 14
The Spindrift 1944 01 14
Vol. II No. 38 ....... Seahawk Basketball Team wins 9th straight game ..... the Best Tunes of all - School's 45-piece Band

The Spindrift 1944 01 21
The Spindrift 1944 01 21
Vol. II No. 39 ....... Captain Hanrahan Dies Suddenly ..... New Chief of NAPTC - Rear Admiral Osborne B. Hardison ..... "Aggressive Fighting Spirit" Cadet James W. Timmons recieves Presidential Unit Citation ..... The Career of Captain Hanrahan

The Spindrift 1944 01 28
The Spindrift 1944 01 28
Vol. II No. 40 ....... Final Tribute paid to Capt. Hanrahan ..... The USS Missouri is launched ..... Navy organizes Ferrying Service ..... First Seahawk Boxing Team ..... Seven Days on and under a life raft - 2nd Lt. Kenneth DuVal ..... Chief Radioman Thomas R. (Pop) Allen

The Spindrift 1944 02 04
The Spindrift 1944 02 04
Vol. II No. 41 ....... Team Work Wins Wars by Edward P. Morgan ..... Navy's New Helldiver ..... USO 3rd Anniversary ..... A Bear story from the Aleutians ..... Lt. Comdr. W. W. Dann - Dentist

The Spindrift 1944 02 11
The Spindrift 1944 02 11
Vol. II No. 41 ....... Flyers in sea for 27 days ..... Ace Lt. Robert M. Hanson missing in action ..... American Airmen Test German Plane ( Ju 88 ) ..... A Stubborn Nazi U-Boat - battles for 27 hours ..... Lt. Comdr. Roy C. Follett - The Executive Officer

The Spindrift 1944 02 18
The Spindrift 1944 02 18
Vol. II No. 41 ....... Navy tells record of Corsairs & Helldivers ..... "Average Cadet" - Lloyd Poland ..... More abuse for Japs...

The Spindrift 1944 02 19
The Spindrift 1944 02 19
Vol. II No. 42 ....... Lt.(jg) Jim Tatum - Asst Football Coach

The Spindrift 1944 02 25
The Spindrift 1944 02 25
Vol. II No. 43 ....... Capt. Washburn assumes command ..... Lt. John Wilson - Head of Sports Program

The Spindrift 1944 03 03
The Spindrift 1944 03 03
Vol. II No. 42 ....... New Exec Commander George D. Fitzhugh ..... "Dumbo" by a Marine Corps Combat Correspondent ..... Ens. Arelene Zimmerman - Asst. to the Disbursing Officer

The Spindrift 1944 03 10
The Spindrift 1944 03 10
Vol. II No. 45 ....... More than Sixty Marines are Aces ..... Story of Lt. A. J. Jensen winning Navy Cross ..... Twenty "Flying Warehouses" Will be Built - Martin JRM-1 now in production ..... William M. McPhee - Navigation Instructor

The Spindrift 1944 03 17
The Spindrift 1944 03 17
Vol. II No. 45 ....... First Air Rocket Attack is Made ..... "Don't call me a Hero!" - A/C G. Elizondo

The Spindrift 1944 03 24
The Spindrift 1944 03 24
Vol. II No. 48 ....... Hospital Corpsman and Cadet cited for action in Pacific - Cadet Clarence H. Garlow and Wilton I. Hall PhM1c ..... Box Score - 13 to 1 in Favor of Flattops ..... Comdr. George D. Fitzhugh - The Executive Officer

The Spindrift 1944 03 31
The Spindrift 1944 03 31
Vol. II No. 49 ....... Outdoor Program begins April 10 ..... Sports Program reorganized ..... Marines wise to Junglingo ..... Chief Pharmacist's Mate Johnny Phillips

The Spindrift 1944 04 07
The Spindrift 1944 04 07
Vol. II No. 49 ....... New Chaplain Arrives Lt. Elmer C. Elsea ..... "Blackburn's Irregulars" or the "Skull and Crossbones Squadron" of Lt. Cmdr. John Thomas Blackburn and the leading ace Lt.(jg) Ike Kepford ..... Bob Steuber - Aviation Cadet

The Spindrift 1944 04 21
The Spindrift 1944 04 21
Vol. II No. 51 ....... Underdog in a Dogfight - interview with Navy Ace Lt.(jg) Ike Kepford ..... How to wear yourself out in 30 minutes ..... DFC Winner - Cadet Kenneth E. Braun ..... Lt. Elmer C. Elsea - School's new Chaplain

The Spindrift 1944 04 28
The Spindrift 1944 04 28
Vol. II No. 52 ....... Misery Room ..... A Cadet's Desert Island Adventure

The Spindrift 1944 04 29
The Spindrift 1944 04 29
2nd Anniversary Issue ..... Need for Pilots to begin downsizing ..... Cadet Wayne R. Ball was 10,000th Cadet to finish training at school ..... Cadet Fred Kroll receives 4.0 in military aptitude

The Spindrift 1944 05 05
The Spindrift 1944 05 05
Vol. III No. 1 ....... 267 Cadets Survive Survival Training ..... Lt. John Morris - Seahawk Track Coach

The Spindrift 1944 05 12
The Spindrift 1944 05 12
Vol. III No. 4 ....... Seahawks open 3rd Varsity Baseball season ..... Rear Admiral Arthur W. Radford gives view of the Japs ..... Chief Yeoman Herb Downing

The Spindrift 1944 05 19
The Spindrift 1944 05 19
Vol. III No. 3 ....... Athletics on a Carrier ..... Lt. Ted Whereatt - Personnel Officer

The Spindrift 1944 05 26
The Spindrift 1944 05 26
Vol. III No. 4 ....... 1st Seahawk Field Day vs Notre Dame ..... Lt(jg) Stephen Sinko - Public Works Officer

The Spindrift 1944 06 02
The Spindrift 1944 06 02
Vol. III No. 5 ....... Memorial Day 1944 ..... 13,463 Cadets have passed thru this school in the past 2 years ..... Rescues ..... Lt. Thomas Reilly - Custodian of the "Seahawk Log," weekly radio broadcast

The Spindrift 1944 06 09
The Spindrift 1944 06 09
Vol. III No. 6 ....... Victory Chow ( D-Day ) ..... Military Arts ..... New Names for Jap war planes ..... Lt. H. W. Luecht - Survival Training

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The Spindrift 1944 06 16
Vol. III No. 6 ....... Navigation ..... The Avengers' Revenge - Attack on a German U-Boat by TBF Avengers ..... Lt. Samuel Rhodes Dunlap - Head of Navigation Section

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The Spindrift 1944 06 23
Vol. III No. 7 ....... Swimming ..... Lt. Comdr. Joseph A. Tyburczy - Doctor

The Spindrift 1944 06 30
The Spindrift 1944 06 30
Vol. III No. 8 ....... One Man Battalion ..... Outdoor Gym ..... Lt. Comdr. Hartley D. Price - Gym Coach

The Spindrift 1944 07 07
The Spindrift 1944 07 07
Vol. III No. 9 ....... The Band ..... "Earthquake" says Tokyo Rose ..... Shief Musician J. J. Courtney - Leader of the Band

The Spindrift 1944 07 14
The Spindrift 1944 07 14
Vol. III No. 11 ....... Teamwork ..... Athletic Issue ..... Lt. Clyde Smith - Athletic Issue

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The Spindrift 1944 07 21
Vol. III No. 12 ....... Air Group 5 Veteran ..... Bluejacket's Picnic ..... Lt. Comdr. Jack Meagher - Coach Seahawk Football

The Spindrift 1944 07 28
The Spindrift 1944 07 28
Vol. III No. 12 ....... How to become a "Shellback" ..... The last Douglas Dauntless SBD dive bomber is built ..... Chief Jake Rubin - Chief Commissary Steward

The Spindrift 1944 08 04
The Spindrift 1944 08 04
Vol. III No. 15 ....... Ens. Dorothy M. Morrow - Nurse ..... Seahawks Baseball now 23 straight wins

The Spindrift 1944 08 11
The Spindrift 1944 08 11
Vol. III No. 16 ....... Recreational Sports ..... Lt. E. W. Holm - Line Coach

The Spindrift 1944 08 18
The Spindrift 1944 08 18
Vol. III No. 17 ....... Obstacle Course ..... lt. Charlie ( Chuck ) J. Jaskwhich - Backfield Football Coach

The Spindrift 1944 08 25
The Spindrift 1944 08 25
Vol. III No. 18 ....... Gunnery ..... Navy in the Air Thirty One Years ..... Lt. Francis Manson Radford - Head of the Gunnery Dept

The Spindrift 1944 09 01
The Spindrift 1944 09 01
Vol. III No. 19 ....... Transportation ..... Lt. Robert J. Parker - XO's Aide

The Spindrift 1944 09 08
The Spindrift 1944 09 08
Vol. III No. 20 ....... Medical Shakedown ..... Downed Navy Pilot is rescued by hanging onto Sub's Periscope and being dragged 2 miles out to sea ( Ens. Donald C. Brandt )Lt. Comdr. Walter W. Dann - Senior Dental Officer

The Spindrift 1944 09 15
The Spindrift 1944 09 15
Vol. III No. 21 ....... Ready, Seahawks! (Football) ..... Baseball finishes season with 30 straight wins ..... Lt. Comdr. Harvey J. Harman - Athletic Director

The Spindrift 1944 09 22
The Spindrift 1944 09 22
Vol. III No. 22 ....... Shakedown

The Spindrift 1944 09 29
The Spindrift 1944 09 29
Vol. III No. 23 ....... Seahawks beat Minnesota 19-13

The Spindrift 1944 10 07
The Spindrift 1944 10 07
Vol. III No. 24 ....... Lt. Comdr Larry A. Mullins becomes new Athletic Director ..... Lt(jg) John Doxie Moore II - Asst Football Coach ..... Seahawks Beat Olathe NAS 45-12

The Spindrift 1944 10 13
The Spindrift 1944 10 13
Vol. III No. 25 ....... Lt. Comdr. Harvey Harman Farewell ..... Seahawks beat Air Force 12-6 ..... Lt Verne Thompson - Baseball Coach heads for Pacific

The Spindrift 1944 10 20
The Spindrift 1944 10 20
Vol. III No. 26 ....... Seahawks beat Purdue ..... Lt. Comdr Larry A. Mullins - Athletic Director

The Spindrift 1944 10 27
The Spindrift 1944 10 27
Vol. III No. 27 ....... Navy Day ..... Lt. Comdr. Alexander Robertson Middleton - Athletic Coordinator

The Spindrift 1944 11 03
The Spindrift 1944 11 03
Vol. III No. 28 ....... Cover: Lt. John L. Genta - Resident Aviator and Instructor ..... Lt Jack Stuart Gray - Coach ..... Centerfold is entire 1944 Seahawk Football team

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The Spindrift 1944 11 10
Vol. III No. 29 ....... 157 Student Pilots in New Battalion - Begin 26 week program ..... Survival ..... Lt. Comdr. Archie Eugene Mathis - Wrestling Coach

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The Spindrift 1944 11 17
Vol. III No. 30 ....... The Yard ..... Lt. Charles "Chuck" E. Hurlburt - Schedule Officer

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The Spindrift 1944 11 24
Vol. III No. 31 ....... Cover: Norman L. Wilkes ..... Seahawks win 9 Straight ..... Lt. Ben Becker - Boxing Coach

The Spindrift 1944 12 01
The Spindrift 1944 12 01
Vol. III No. 32 ....... Pearl Harbor Day ..... Seahawk Football finish season 10-1 with only loss to Michigan ..... Lt. Oliver Martin Nordly - Basketball Coach

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The Spindrift 1944 12 08
Vol. III No. 33 ....... Centerfold: Seahawks Basketball Team ..... Lt. Howard Augustin Wheeler - Drill Supervisor

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The Spindrift 1944 12 15
Vol. III No. 34 ....... Marlin Spikes and Bobby Pins - The Waves ..... Lt(jg)s Ina Claire Kerley and Arelene Catherine Zimmerman ..... Six gridders picked by Associated Press for 1944 AP Service All-America Teams

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The Spindrift 1944 12 22
Vol. III No. 35 ....... Christmas ..... The Pep Rally Squad ..... Seahawk's Basketball six straight victories

The Spindrift 1944 12 29
The Spindrift 1944 12 29
Vol. III No. 36 ....... Cover: A/C Howard B. Orr - Navy custom of 16 Bells at midnight New Year's Eve ..... Flash Back 1944 ..... Lt. Charles Lyman Crane - Track Coach




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