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iii1,1111|11 IIII H II IIII I II 'Allied Hero Returns to a Grateful Country General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower is shown in upper circle as he was welcomed home by his wife. To his right is his father, David, and his mother is to his left. Lower left shows the hero and his bride In 1915, shortly after he married Mamie Doud of Denver. Lower center shows him as he finished his training at West Point. Lower right shows the Elsenhower family taken in 1902 at their home in Ahllcnc. Blind Vets Learn to Play and Work Again At the New York Institute for the Education of the Blind, navy men and marines who lost their sight in the service of their country are engaged in a baseball game, as shown in the upper photo. They follow the movement of the oversize ball by sound. Lower, from left to right, archery, radio repairing and bowling. Market Lamb Show Pen Winner Award for best pen of three at the Chicago Junior Market Lamb show went to Sherwood Stouffer's beauties of Mount Morris, Ill. Entries were received from every state in the Midwest. Young Stouffer, who is 17, was awarded second prize for his pen of five lambs at last year's show. The prizes arc a trophy and cash award. G.I.s Drive Strike-Bound Trucks Soldiers took over the Job of driving trucks in Chicago as members of the truck drivers' union walked out. Thousands of soldiers were shipped to Chicago to keep essential trucks moving, carrying food and war supplies. Photo shows the M.P.s assisting an army driver into the cabin of one of the trucks loaded ready for delivery, Twin Brothers Meet Sgt. Granville J. P. (left) and CpL Martial Harris, twin brothers, are shown when they met for the first time since babyhood days. They were separated by death of beth parents and did not learn of each other until the army located them and brought them together. YoungestU.S. Citizen Charles Franklin Cohen becomes the youngest person to be sworn as u citizen in the United States. His father, Jgt. Max Cohen, Is In the Canadian army. THE BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER i, Flying Garage of the Future i i When that "postwar automobile" Is ready for the public, a flying garage will be ready to carry it from New York to San Francisco, or to Europe. It will be a quick, though somewhat expensive, means of taking your car on a long-distance vacation trip. Photo shows a sedan being loaded into a Fairchild Packet for test purposes. Two can be carried. It also provides room for entire family. J School Days Are Over for Grads It was a big moment in the lives of these tiny girls of St. Cather- ine, N. Y as they stand In line, in their caps and gowns, to receive diplomas at a kindergarten graduating ceremony. Thousands of others are now receiving their diplomas from kindergarten, grammer and high schools or from colleges in every community of the nation. Defeats Mud to Win Okinawa Upper left shows Cpl. Charles Lissa of St. Louis, Mo as he scrapes the mud off his boots to continue after fleeing Japs. Even the tanks and tractors had mud trouble as shown in upper right. Lower left and right, shows how the war machines had to be dug out in order to catch up with the fleeing Japs. Mud slowed up operations even more than $ap bullets. Three Members of Allied Command The "International Police Force," if San Francisco proposals are car- M through, will be directed by a military staff composed of the chiefs of staff of the Big Five. Three chiefs of staff are pictured here. Left to right are Gen. A. !. Antonov of USSR; Gen. He Ying-Chin of'China; and Gen. Alphonse Juin of France. England and U. S. will also be represented. New Shoes Needed Mrs. Acenath Carson, left, and Mrs Roy Price of East St. Louis, IlL as they visited the ration beard office to stress the fact that !they need shoes. The ration board clerks advised them to buy non- rationed shoes until the next shoe ~stamps axe available. Daling Rescue Crew of U. S. Coast Guard air- sea rescue plane flew 1,100 miles to pick up a crew of nine of Char- lottee, tuna clipper. Wreckage of craft in Magdalena Bay, Baja, is shown in upper photo. In lower photo the rescued coastguardsmen are shown. 'Vinegar Joe' Slogs The new army chief of ground forces, Gen. Joseph W. (Vinegar Joe) Sttlwell, recently made a fly- Ing visit to muddy Okinawa where he took command of the 10th army, formerly led by Lt. Gen. Simon B. Buckner. Hears Son's Ovation :: :i:!:i:i:i:!:!:~i:ii:;:!:i:i:iii~ Mrs. Ida Eisenhower, mother of Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, is do- ing her knitting and listening to the radio at her home in Abilene, Kan- sas. She heard the ovation given her son.