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Frenchmen To
Resist Allies
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German Foreign Minister Joac ..!
Von Ribbentrop and Italian Foreign
Minister Count Galeazzo Ciano were
reported to have sat in on one of the
talks Laval had with Hitler.
In typical Hitlerian style, the
Reichsfuehrer told the French of the
occupation of all of France even as
his troops were striking down on the
maritimes of Southern France and
as the Italians were extending their
own penetration of France, which had
gone but a few kilometers when it
was stopped by the cessation of hos-
itilities soon after they joined the vic-
torious Germans in June, 1940.
Hitler's first message today was
addressed to "Frenchmen, 'officers
and men of the French Army," and
told them the Germans had known
for 24 hours of an Allied intention to'
strike across the Mediterranean at
Southern France and Corsica.
Hitler said that his "single aim" in
crossing the line into Vichy territory
was to forestall an Allied invasion
known to be in the making.

Civil Service
Air Schools
Seek Teachers
Upperclassmen Eligible
To Apply for Positions
Under a new announcement with
completely modified requirements, the
Civil Service Commission is seeking
Student and Junior Instructors for
the Army Air Forces Technical
Schools and Navy Aviation Service
Schools.
Applications will be accepted until
the needs of the service have been
met. An applicant's qualifications will
be judged from his record of training
or experience. The salary will be
$1,600 a year for student instructors
and $2,000 for junior instructors.
No written test is required. Student
instructors can qualify through any
one of the following ways: completion
of one year of college; possession of a
CAA ground instructor's, airplane me-
chanic's or airplane engine mecha-
nic's certificate; one year's technical
experience as aircraft mechanic,
automobile engine' mechanic, sheet
metal worker, welder, machinist, pho-
tographer, camera repairman, radio
operator, radio engineer or radio re-
pairman; completion of technical
courses in a radio school or through
the possession of a commercial or
amateur radio operator's license.
Applicants must have reached their
twentieth birthday, and those persons
subject to an early draft call need not
apply. Applications should be filed
at once with the Secretary, Board of
Civil Service Examiners at Chanute
Field, Rantoul, Illinois and may be
obtained at any first or second class
post office or from the Civil Service'
Commission in Washington.

Floating Tractors Reinforce Guadalcanal

-Associated Press Photo From U.S. Marine Corps
Their guns manned and ready, amphibian tractors from the United
States Navy transport in the background bring Marine reinforcements
to Guadalcanal to join in the defense of that strategic Solomons base.

Mill Speaks on Future
of African Campaign

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The attacks and advances made
by the Allied forces in Africa the
past few days are but a prelude to a
large-scale invasion of the European
continent itself, according to Mr. E.
W. Mill of the political science de-
partment.
Speaking yesterday at the regular
meeting of the Michigan Naval Af-
fairs Club, he predicted that if the
Americans establish themselves in
Tunisia, Italy will be bombed night
and day in an effort to eliminate her
from the war.

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University Band to Play
at Notre Dame Game
Prof. William D. Revelli announced
yesterday that after much difficulty
in arranging transportation facilities,
the University Band will make one
of its few trips of the year and will
perform at the Notre Dame game
Saturday.
Leaving Ann Arbor early Saturday
morning, for an action-packed day,
the Band will go to Niles by train and
then change to busses which will take
them directly to South Bend.
There, at the request of local alum-
ni, they will march through the
streets of the city -in a pre-game pa-
rade.
Mexican Movie,
Opens Tonight
'Night of the Mayas'
Will Be Presented
"Night of the Mayas" (La Noche de
los Mayas), the second film .in the
Art Cinema League series will open at
8:15 p. m. today in the Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre and will run
through Saturday.
Two short features will be shown in
conjunction with this picture. One of
these will be a new travelogue enti-
tled "Heart of Mexico" and the other
will be a cartoon. Tickets can be pur-
chased at the box office of the Men-
delssohn Theatre from 10 a. m. to the
beginning of the program.
The scenes of "Night of the Mayas"
are laid deep in the forests of Yuca-
tan, in the peaceful Mayan village of
Yuyumil. There in primitive dignity
dwell the descendants of what was
once a great empire. This film depicts
a Mayan love story, based upon au-
thentic native legends.
The Art Cinema League will also
present the second group of films in
the "Rise of American Film" series at
7 p. m. and 9 p. m. Sunday in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. Tickets
may be purchased either for this
single performance or for the entire
series. The pictures which will be
shown in this group were produced
between 1912 and 1917.

Kill or Be Killed,
McNair Tells
Ground Forces
(Continued from Page 1)
Modern war uses many weapons,
said McNair, but men survive despite
them, and victory can be achieved
over a determined enemy only by
close combat. Noting that in a recent
group of.30,000 voluntary enlistments
only five per cent wanted service in
the infantry or the armored force, the
arms of close combat, he asked if this
meant "that our soldiers prefer the
more genteel forms of warfare."
"If so," he said, "the sooner we
change such preferences, the better
for our country. There is no doubt
that Americans can and will fight
when aroused; they are brave in bat-
tle. You are going to get killing mad
eventually; why not now, while you
have time to learn thoroughly the art
of killing?"
Surveys of the Army, said McNair,
disclosed that one-fourth of the men
wanted to fight, one-half of those in
combat divisions expected to fight,
one-half the Army expected the war
to end in two years.
"But your reason must tell you,"
he said, "that it will end only when
you finish it. If you intend to do the
job in two years, make yourselves
into fighting devils now, not later."
McNair said the superb training
and combat experience of the Ger-
mans and Japanese made them for-
midable enemies. Training of the
American forces has been good, and
"you are unsurpassed as potential
soldiers,"'he said.
While the American ground forces
"have not yet reached the peerless
class," McNair said the 1942 Army
was much better than last year's in
discipline, proficiency, stamina, in-
terest and devotion.
IFC HOLDS FORUM
The results of an IFC forum on
rushing rules will be presented at the
regular fraternity president's meet-
ing at 6:15 p. m. tomorrow at Theta
Chi, Paul Wingate, '43E, secretary of
the Interfraternity Council, an-
nounced.

Petitions For
Engine Council
Due TcomorrowVniersT lc
Engineers 'to Elect
Class Representatives
To Governing Body
"Tomorrow's going to be a mighty
unlucky Friday the 13th for those
politically - minded engineers who
haven't turned in their candidacy
petitions for the Engineering Council
election," Bud Burgess, '44E, election
chairman, reported yesterday.
These petitions, he said, are due
complete before noon tomorrow at
the Dean's office, 255 West Engineer-
ing Building, in order to have the
candidate's name on the election bal-
lots.
Already the engineering college is
beginning to hum with election furor,
the chairman reported, and several
engineers have announced their can-
didacy for the six representative posts
on the Council.
Two men will be elected from each
of the freshman, sophomore, and
junior classes. The one in each class
receiving the highest vote will serve
for the remainder of his college ca-
veer, while those getting the second
highest total of votes will serve only
one year. Voting will be preferential.
Burgess also announced that all
candidates intending to leave here
before tomorrow night to attend the
Michigan-Notre Dame game must
submita2" by 3/4" photograph of
themselves by Monday, Nov. 16. All
other candidates must have their pic-
tures taken at 7:15 p. m. tomorrow in
the signal corps room of the West
Engineering Annex. A charge of 25c
will be made to defray the cost of the
pictures.
The petitions themselves must con-
tain 15 signatures of the candidate's
classmates. A list of the candidate's
qualifications for office, and a list
of proposed activities for the Engi-
neering Council during 1942-43.
New Technic
Will Be Put on
Sale Monday
Except for one small cut of an
acidizing process, expected daily, the
new Michigan Technic is all ready
to go to press, Editor Bill Hutcherson,
'43E, said yesterday.
The November issue, on sale Mon-
day in the Engineering Arch, will
feature articles by four eminent
Michigan engineers, undergraduates
and alumni; and will be further en-
hanced by short "Autobiographies"
of the authors, in accordance with
Technic's new policy for the year.
Editor Hutcherson promises that
Blaine Newman's "Polaroid" will be
especially interesting. "Acid Control
of Oil Flow," by John G. Standt, '31E,
is the second feature story, while
"Cooperation- Production-Aircraft,"
by Jack T. Gray, '39E, and "Theory
of Limit Design," by Robert Hay,
'43E, complete the list of attractions.
A special Technic feature appear-
ing for the first time in this issue
will be a "Problem in Ethics," with
a five-dollar prize attached for the
engineer who submits the best solu-
tion.
The magazine will also contain its
regular sections, Technic Reflects,
Explores, and Presents.

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There are several reasons why this is so.
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