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San Vittore Veteran, Tells of Nazis' Rout By KENNETH L, DIXON, 10 (Delayed).—The short, dark In fantry lieutenant with the shock of curly hair and a three-day growth of beard was talking a blue streak. His company had Just cleaned out Ban Vittore. He had been sent back to the medics for a couple of days to get his feet fixed up. He wasn’t wounded, but the back tendons on his ankles were so badly strained he could hardly walk, so they sent him down now the battle was over, the tension was gone and the dam had burst. “Yeah, Fuoto; Frank Fuoto, that’s my name. How old? I’m 30. Yep, I'm married. Any kids? Should have been a poppa four days ago. but I don’t know. For a while I thought I was going to be a posthu mous poppa, but ifs turned out all right. "Where from? Brooklyn, where else?’’ he cracked, and his face lit up in a broad grin. “Yeah, I came over in May. Re placement officer. I joined this out fit when it was policing up the brass after the Tunisian campaign. Man, but that’s tough. When you come in you’re a brand-new shavetail. No battle experience, but the GI’s un der you are all veterans. They Have Been There. “They look you over and you know what they’re thinking as they ‘right flank,’ left flank’ and ‘about face.’ You know what they’re thinking all the time. They’re thinking wothe hell does this guy know about war, and you can’t blame them. “They’ve seen it and you haven’t and they figure you’re just a 90-day wonder, even if they don’t say it. And then when you get a little outa line they start talking about Hill 609 and Kasserine Pass and places like that and all you can do is sit back in the corner and shut up. And you’ve got to command those guys. “But now there’s a lot of differ ence. I can talk with them. They know me and I know them and we’ve been across the Volturno to gether and up Mount Pantano and into San Vittore and after this I can talk about those places. Jeez, it’s great.” He grinned at the smiling doctors and enlisted men who sat around him asking questions. “Yeah, you don’t have to ever worry about hearing about Hill 609 and the other places again after Pantano,” said one doctor, Capt. Merritt Auld, 30, Yankton, S. D. “Pantano was Hill 609 and Sicily and all the rest of them rolled in together.” "That street fighting in San Vit tore was something, too.” said Lt. Fuoto, “you go around the corner and the Jerries would be running out of one house and into another and you’d let ’em have it, b-r-r-t-t t-t-t-t—or they’d cut loose at you from the roof and you’d sweat ’em out until they showed themselves, j and then you’d let ’em have it. Boy, they threw the whole kitchen at us when we went in there.” Suddenly he laughed. “Once they got so mixed up that we tricked two bunches of Jerries i into shooting at each other. We j egged the bunch in each house on j with a few shots, and each thought it was coming from the other house, so they started shooting it out. “But, they always shoot up all their ammunition and then they’d holler ‘kamerad’ and start waving their white flags. They always get everybody they can first.” Infantry Is the Life. He got up to go out to the ambu lance to be taken back to the sta tion hospital. Hobbling through the door he said: “Anybody who don't want to be In the infantry is crazy.” "What about those who do want to be in the infantry?” asked a grinning corporal. “They’re the craziest of all,” quipped the lieutenant from Brook lyn. When he got outside the door the doctor said “he’s the exception. Most of the men who come in here aren’t that way. Of course, he’s keyed from the San Vittore scrap, but I'll bet he’s a whale of a good officer. That’s what you need in Infantry lieutenants in any army. They have it tough. They're the expendables.” “He’s not very different,” said a litter bearer, “Ive seen him up there in the lines, and hes about that way all the time. He’s really a morale builder when the going's tough.” Suddenly Lt. Fuoto hobbled back in the door. “Where's my maps. I left ’em in here. Gotta have my maps so I can show those guys at the hospital where I’ve been.” Deadline on Licenses Nearing, Green Warns Harry K. Green, Arlington County commissioner of revenue, has an nounced that all State revenue licenses must be obtained before February 1 in order to save penalties. License taxes expire January 1 each year, but taxpayers are allowed 30 days in which to make payment. Almost all businesses and profes sions fall under the assessment, Mr. Green said, and failure to pay brings prosecution by the commonwealths attorney. 'NOTHING BETTER’ to nliovo Itchy torsnsss of SKIN IRRITATIONS So Maoy Drwggtsts Soy! 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Consumers will begin to re ceive tokens in change from their retailers on February 27. They can be used immediately. Q. Will OPA give each consumer a certain number of tokens when this new program begins, just as everybody was given a supply of ration stamps? X. No. The only tokens you will get are those your retailer gives you in change. Q. Why will I need ration change? So far, except for receiving one point meat stamps in change, I have just counted out the right number of stamps to give my retailer when I have bought rationed foods. A. You will need change when tokens go into use because each red and each blue stamp in your ration book will be worth 10 points. It will no longer be so easy to give your dealer an exact number of points as it was when you had 8, 5, 2 and 1 point stamps to use. Q. If each stamp will be worth 10 points will I have more points to spend than I do now? A. No. You will have almost ex actly the same number of points that you have now. You will simply use fewer stamps during any one ration period. That’s one advantage of the new plan, since handling fewer stamps will cut down the work of your retailer and will make your ration book last longer. Q. When each stamp is worth 10 points, how will OPA adjust the ra tioning program so as to give me the same number of points per month that I have now? A. At present, three sets of proc essed foods stamps, a total of 12 stamps, are worth 48 points. Under the token system, five blue stamps, worth 10 points each, will have a total value of 50 points. This small difference of two points can be ad justed by a slight change in the point value of processed foods. Q. Will meat stamps be handled the same way? A. Yes. At present each con sumer gets 16 meat points a week or 32 points every two weeks. Under the token system three red stamps, worth 10 points each, will give him 30 points to use during the first two weeks of token rationing. As in processed foods rationing the small difference of two points will be ad justed in the point value of items rationed under the meat order. Q. What will consumers do with their tokens? A. They will use them very much as they now use pennies. A con sumer who buys items worth 23 blue points, for example, will give his retailer two blue stamps (a total of 20 points) and three blue tokens (each worth one point). If he has no tokens he will give his retailer three blue stamps (30 points) and receive seven blue tokens in change. Q. Is there any diffirence be tween the meat and the processed food tokens? A. The only difference in the two kinds of tokens is in their color. The colors match the stamps with which they will be used, blue stamps and blue tokens for processed foods, red stamps and red tokens for meats and fats. Q. If I have no blue tokens may I use red ones to pay for processed foods? A. No. You will use two kinds ol tokens Just m you have always used two kinds of point stamps—one set for processed foods, the other for meats. Q. What is the advantage of usiqg tokens? A. Tokens are expected to make rationing simpler, both for con sumers and for the trade. There will be point currency of only two denominations—all stamps will be worth 10 points; all tokens, one point. Consumers who have long used dimes and pennies will find it easier to figure than when they -handled ration stamps worth eight, /lve, two and one point. It will be easier for retailers to count stamps and to make change than when they had to examine each stamp to determine its point value. Tokens are also easier to handle than stamps. Q. Will I turn in my ration tokens at the end of each ration period? A. No. Tokens have no expira tion date. Troops in Ceylon A group of servicewomen were among the first party of East Afri can troops who recently arrived in India and Ceylon. 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