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THE BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER 'Son of Division' Lighter Moments for 2 of 'Big 3" f Where Seeing Is Not Believing Twelve-year-old Joseph Parcmba, a Polish orphan, was taken aboard /he army transport "Marine Pan- ther" with returning G.l.s. Dressed in miniature uniform he is pictured here with Cpl. Lee Ritchey of Tulsa, Okla who hopes to adopt him. 'Unconditional' Just a couple of the boys enjoying a good laugh, President Harry S. Truman and Marshal Joseph Stalin are pictured during an informal moment preceding one of the Big Three meetings in Berlin's Potsdam I suburb. If It Isn't One Thing It's Another ) L,~ . ~:~ ~ ~ ~. :;:--.~; :~-~-~" "':"~: ' ''-" ::i~: / Capt. E. M. Zacharias of the U. S. t navy, who learned to speak Japa- nose while attached to the U. S. em- bassy in Tokyo, speaking throughI OWI facilities to Jap leaders. He told them an unconditional surren- dor can save Japan from complete extinction. U. S. Flag in Berlin Robert Lee of Atlanta thought he had solved his transportation prob- lem by dismantling the family flivver and using the wheels on a mule- drawn wagon. But using hay instead of gas wasn't enough. Tires still wear out and give trouble. Here is improviser Lee replacing a wheel after he had fixed a fiat. The mule says nothing---just looks wise. Navy's Floating Ice Cream Parlor !i:: :,!:)ii This peaceful village isn't--it just doesn't exist---look again, closely this time. You can see that the houses only look like houses and the trees are strictly imitation. About the only real things here are the girls, Suzette Lamoreaux and Elinor Offenbach, who use a "safe" catwalk and stay off the chickenwire farmland of this elaborate camouflage which has been built to protect a vital B-29 plant from threat of pos- sible Japanese air raids. This is the first photograph of this camouflage project--the top of a factory! USS Santa Fe, Cruiser With a Record In picture at left a destroyer transfers wounded men from anoth- er ship to the USS Santa Fe (right) for treatment after an action in the Pacific. This cruiser has an envi- able record in the Pacific war. She has taken part in many major en- gagements and never lost a man in action. Above: A striking photo made from the bridge of the Santa Fe as the cruiser rode out a typhoon while operating with a fast carrier task force in the South China Sea. Vienna Comes Back to Life Make History Standing in a group which hi. ~lude~ Generals George Patton and Omar Bradley, Secretary of War Stimsen and President Treman see Old Glory raised over the Group Control Council of the U. S. in Ber- lin. This flag was flown over Itome following Italy's surrender. Buddies of T/Sgt. Key Donaldson of is 8 za- This may look Just like an ugly barge to you, but it is the corner drugstore to thousands of men of the Pacific fleet. The barge has a plant that can turn out ten quarts of ice cream every seven minutes. It can also produce five tons of ice daily. Below: A chief storekeeper is hand- ing out a container of ice cream to & "customer" who came for it in a small boat. , n~ Fratermzaho ,in Berlin The ban has been lifted. The Berlin frauleins are no longer out of bounds for American G.l.s. Here G.I. and fraulein couples demonstrate various phases of the art of fratornisatien In It Berlin park. It wasn't ms long ago when even a "hello" coat the friendly G.I. a $64 fine, and the G.I.'s attitude was pl.ainly, "Go away, g4r~, yon bother me." Once gay Vienna is grim as her people, who saw war at close hand, return to her ruins. The city, so bitterly fought for, is again coming to life as the citizens come plodding back with their possessions piled high on band carts. First Witness Testifies in Petain Trial The first wiiness called to testify in the historic trial of aged Marshal Henri Petain in the Pal~is de Justice in Paris, Paul Reynaud, stands .at left (arrow) as Petain, seated, right, cups his hand to his ear to hear better. Reynaud resigned as premier of France when the country was Happy honeymooners, after the first American wedding in retaken Austria, are Lt. David Palowsky of Chicago and American Red Cross Worker Betty Ann Goit of Phlladel- ~phia, Pa. Stationed in England, Mrs. Palowsky flew to Austria in the plane of Major General ~aylor. Crime Wave Buster Lawman, Cpl. W. W. Horton New York 84~to troopers, and his favorite bloodhound. Together they have tracked down many a lost child as well as esca .ped ,riminaL