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Vol. 2 No. 16 Ogden, Utah September 3, 1943 CROWDS GATHER SATURDAY TO WITNESS ""T"" FLAG CEREMONIES Civilian employees at the Depot were allowed the afternoon off from work last Saturday to participate in the open house and attend the ""T"" Award Flag ceremonies. Major General Kenyon A. Joyce made the presentation. Over 6,500 visitors were present. (Story on page 3) TWO SOLDIERS WHO DISCARDED SLAYER ARE AWARDED General Talbot presented medals to two soldiers, members of the Military Police, at a ceremony in the Quartering Area last night at 5 o'clock. The award was made by direction of President Roosevelt for their splendid conduct when they disarmed Autin Cox, Jr., in July, slayer of four persons. (Story on page 4) ITAlIAN PRISONER OF WAR DIES AT WAR CAMP Nicola D-Augento., 21, Italian prisoner of war, died at the Internment Camp Post Hospital last Friday at 3 p. m. from a heart attack. He had been an internee at the camp since last April. Funeral mass was held at the prison camp compound at 6:45 a. m. Saturday morning, with the entire prisoner personnel at that camp in formation. Chaplain Frederick H. Chase, Jr., 1st Lt. Chaplain Corps U. S. Army officiating. The body was taken to Fort Douglas for military burial. QMSS PLANS PICNIC SUNDAY Military and civilian personnel of Quartermaster Supply Section will attend a Sunday picnic at the Meadows, in Ogden Canyon, beginning at 3:00 p. m. September 5th. Plenty of busses will be available to take all personnel, leaving Lester Park at 2:30 p. m. Barbecue Beef will feature the menu. Outdoor games in the afternoon and an evening campfire program are listed among the chief pastimes. Major Barr will be Master of Ceremonies in the evening. FALL FLOWERS BEAUTIFY DEPOT GROUNDS Various kinds and colors of attractive fall flowers are growing in profusion along the driveways and in front of the Administration building at the Depot, Employees' coming to work in the morning and leaving in the evening reminded of the pretty picture the flowers make on the grounds. Too, the touch of cool fall weather we have been experiencing the past week makes life after all most pleasant.
|Title||003_Victory News 3 September 1943|
|Subject||World War II, Military Base--Utah, Defense Depot Ogden, United States -- Armed Forces -- Newspapers.|
|Description||The Victory News was the weekly newsletter produced by the Defense Depot Ogden during World War II. It included information on all the different operational departments at the depot, various recreational activities, and occasionally information about the Prisoner of War camp housed at the Depot. The Victory News for the week of March 5, 1943.|
|Creator||Stewart Library - Weber State University|
|Publisher Digital||Stewart Library - Weber State University|
|Contributors||Defense Depot Ogden|
|Original Format||8.5 x 11 newsprint|
|Digitization Specifications||Archived TIFF images were scanned by Kathleen Broeder at 400 dpi with an Epson Expression 10000XL scanner. JPG and PDF files were then created for general use.|
|Source||MS 29 Box 31 Fd 1|
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