The pull-through thong has been substituted by the British for the cleaning rod used for
the Thompson submachine gun.
(M/A Cable, London.)
UNITED STATES: (HAWAII)
It is essential that modifications of barrel reams to the chamber of calibre 50 machine
gun barrels be accomplished before departure, or that notification to contrary be given.
The arrival in Hawaii of transient planes without roll tool armorers is seriously depleting
local stocks of items which roll tool armorers carry.
(Fort Shafter, J-24)
It is reported that the Germans have manufactured a new long range flame thrower
utilizing a powder containing aluminum.
(Fort Shafter, J-24.)