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YANK EU 1944 03 03
YANK EU 1944 03 03
Vol. 1 No. 1 ....... Cover: Fifth Army Infantry ....... Picture Story of the Beachhead at Anzio ....... Articles Inside: Cassino Melting. Pot By Sgt. Walter Bernstein ..... Message From the Chief ( Jacob L. Devers ) ..... Air Force Mechanics - When they have to work without spare parts and equipment near the front, service squadron men like Sgt. Manley in Italy perform miracles of mechanical surgery every day. By Sgt. Burtt Evans ..... How to Vote in the State Elections - GIs from Illinois, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Louisiana can cast ballots in April. ..... GI Delivery - Here's sortie good news for expectant fathers below the first three grades. The Army will pay for the new baby. By Sgt. Earl Anderson & Sgt. H. N. Oliphant ..... Raid on the Marshalls - The first correspondent to fly in an attack on that Jap base tells how his B-25 blasted the enemy with its 75-mm gun. By Cpl. Larry McManus ..... Flight Surgeon - Back in the States, GIs griped about the way he handled their goldbrick ailments on sick call. But now when their plane hits the runway after a tough combat mission, he is usually the first man they want to see. ( Capt. Wendell C. Stover ) By Sgt. Saul Levitt ..... Somewhere in Italy ... Gunner Goes All Out ... Report From Rome ... $40 Butts ... Frontline Reunion ... Plug From Jerry ... Dry Run ... A.W.O.L. In Reverse ..... Beachhead Blow-By-Blow - The surprise assault, bloody Genman counterattacks and magnificent stand of the 5th Army as the enemy smashes up its best troops in vain. ( Photo Report ) ..... Mail Call ..... News From Home ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... First Epistle to the Selectees - According to PFC. Harold Fleming of Fort Bragg, N.C. ..... Home Towns in Wartime: Philadelphia, Pa. by Cpl. Harry Sions ..... Barracudas - The First Outfit of Negro Marines is Itching For Action. By Sgt. Robert G. Ryan ..... Torpedoes? Whales? Unescorted Vessel Meets a Mysterious Enemy at Sea. By Cpl. Barrett McGurn ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Chili Williams ..... Navy Notes ..... Books In Wartime "ASE" D-91 Thru D-120 ..... Sgt. Joe Lewis starts his third year in the Army ( Photo Report ) ..... Sports: Sharkey Crowned Champion Snorer By Cpl. Tom Shehan ..... Comics

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YANK EU 1944 03 17
Vol. 1 No. 2 ....... Cover: A Nurse Digs In South of Rome ....... Action at Anzio: Mud and Mountains in Italy ........... Articles Inside: Hot Spot in Italy - A report from one of the hottest corners of the earth, the narrow Allied beachhead flanking Anzio and Nettuno where there isn't an inch of territory protected from German bombs, shells, machinegun and small-arms fire. ..... Nurses Under Fire In Italy ..... The Alaska Scouts - Whenever the Army and Navy planned an invasion in the north Pacific, they sent a few of these tough regulars and ex-trappers ashore first to find the best landing beaches and to locate the Japanese positions. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers ..... Good Neighbor Symphony - GIs and gobs stationed in the Panama Canal Zone make music in their off-duty hours with the republic's own orchestra. By Cpl. Richard Harrity ..... Destruction of Pompeii - A Translation of Pliny's Dramatic Eyewitness Story ..... Somewhere in Italy ..... John Bushemi YANK Photographer - Killed in Action ..... Cassino Sketches by Sgt. Ed Vebell ..... The Road To Rome ( Photo Report ) ..... Modern Living on a Beachhead in Bougainville By Cpl. Barrett McGurn ( Sketches by Sgt. Robert Greenhalgh ) ..... Like Shooting Fish in a barrel ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Letter from the States ..... Charlie Chaplin Faces Federal Prison on Joan's Charges ..... Yank Pin-up Girl : Gene Tierney ..... What goes on in the Entertainment World back home ..... In This Corner...A half Dozen Champs ..... Sports: Take a Quote, Please, As the great minds in sports speak ..... Comics

YANK EU 1944 03 31
YANK EU 1944 03 31
Vol. 1 No. 3 ... Close One ... France'e Comeback Fight; Vesuvius Blitzes a Town ........... The grin on the face of this infantryman and the sorry condition of his helmet bear testimony to a close call on the Italian front. A shell fragment pierced his helmet and liner but obviously left his head in good condition. The lucky soldier is Pfc. Andrew Warner and he comes from Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

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YANK EU 1944 04 14
Vol. 1 No. 4 ... Nightlife in Cassino; Story of 5th Army's Sgt. Kelly ........... Sliding down a rubble heap in Cassino, Slim Aarons, YANK photographer, bumped into this trigger-fingered New Zealander on guard at the entrance of his fortress. " Right then I was glad I had worn a British helmet for that trip," Slim said "My American helmet would have looked too much like a Kraut hat."

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YANK EU 1944 04 21
Vol. 1 No. 5 ... They Walked Into a Suprise Party at Eniwetok ... These soldiers on the beach of Entwetok Island in the Marshalls had just been landed and were awaiting the order to attack when they were photographed by YANK'S Sgt. John Bushemi. A little while later these men moved ahead. Among those who fell, mortally wounded, was Sgt. John Bushemi.

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YANK EU 1944 04 28
Vol. 1 No. 6 ... Behind Enemy Lines With A Beachhead Patrol ........... At the Anzio front in Itaiy, Pvt. Bob Ballard of Huntington, W. Va., moves his field glasses over the horizon scearching for enemy air or ground movement. His perch is the turret of a Sherman tank, camouflaged into the side of a haystack and his companion is a 50 caliber machine gun.

YANK EU 1944 05 08
YANK EU 1944 05 08
Vol. 1 No. 7 ... New Thunderbolt ... "Battle Clinic" Shows How to Fight in Italy ........... The size and striking power of the new P-47 Thunderbolt fighter-bomber is well shown in this photograph by Sgt. George Aarons. This seven-and-a-half ton airplane is raising hell with enemy rail communications in Northern Italy and is proving as effective at low altitudes as at great heights.

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YANK EU 1944 05 17
Vol. 1 No. 8 ... Anzio Milkman ... Service Squadron Keeps 'em Flying ........... The health inspector would faint at Sgt. Granville "Shorty" Harper's dairy utensil, but his buddies on the Anzio beachhead made no complaint. The only trouble with using your helmet for a milk pail. Shorty told YANK photographer Slim Aarons, is that the flies love you.

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YANK EU 1944 05 26
Vol. 1 No. 9 ... Comrades ... Landing in Burma with Cochran's Air Commandos ........... Drama on a muddy trail leading from Hill 260 to Papitalei Point in the Admiralty Islands; an American soldier helps a GI who has been wounded in the left leg to get back to a medical station. Photo taken by Cpl Bill Alcine during the successful Admiralty islands campaign.

YANK EU 1944 06 02
YANK EU 1944 06 02
Vol. 1 No. 10 ... Objective Taken ... Action Pictures of Allied Offensive in Italy ........... This American soldier was photographed by an Army Pictorial Service cameraman in the battered hamlet of Santa Maria Infante immediately after in capture by the Allies in the current push of the Fifth and Eighth Armies up the Italian boot. For other excellent pictures of the drive, see pages 2, 3, 4. end 5.

YANK EU 1944 06 09
YANK EU 1944 06 09
Vol. 1 No. 11 ... Headed North ... Pictures of Italian Offensive, Beachhead Link-up ........... American infantry and tanks stream past destroyed German tank, headed north in swift pursuit of the retreating Nazi armies, following the white tape marking mine - cleared routes. For other pictures of the Fifth and Eighth Armies' offensive, taken by combat cameramen of the Army Pictorial Service, look on pages 2 and 3.

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YANK EU 1944 06 16
Vol. 1 No. 12 ... Dust of Battle ... Allies Pound On; 15th AAF's Balkan Battle ........... Dust rises in clouds over all roads and trails leading to the front at man and machines go forward. In this picture the dust cleared sufficiently for the photographer to snap this jeep load moving up past a mule pack train. For other pictures taken at the front, see pages 2, 3, 4 & 5.

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YANK EU 1944 06 23
Vol. 1 No. 13 ... Sightseers ... Inside Rome With Victorious Allied Troops ........... ST. PETER'S, in Vatican City, was visited by some of the first Allied troops to arrive in Rome. This photograph of GIs on the steps of the famous church was taken by YANK'S Sgt. George Aarons. It gives an idea of the building's immense proportions. Other pictures of Rome, Pages 2-9.

YANK EU 1944 06 30
YANK EU 1944 06 30
Vol. 1 No. 14 ....... Cover: First Wave ... How The Allies Cracked Hitler's Atlantic Wall ........... U.S. Navy Officer gives American troops in the crowded landing craft below instructions as they move toward the coast of Normandy. Four thousand large ships and countless smaller ones took part in the invasion. Heavy Air and Naval bombardment preceded the great Allied assault. Other photographs, Pages 2-5. ....... How the Allies Cracked Hitler's Atlantic Wall ....... Articles Inside: ... The Opening Round - When the Germans saw that some of the most famous Allied divisions were sent across the Channel to chase them from the beaches, they were convinced that Eisenhower meant this to be his "Sunday punch." ..... Rescue at Truk - How an American submarine and an old Kingfisher scout plane, operating in Jap waters, teamed together to save 20 downed Navy airmen from capture. By Sgt. Larry McManus ..... The Dead End Kids - These tough veterans claimed they volunteered for Merrill's Marauders to get back home from the Pacific. But they found themselves instead killing more Japs in Burma and liking it. By Sgt. Dave Richardson ..... Yugoslav Diary - Impressions of a week with a Partisan group in a small mountain town in the heart of Nazi-occupied territory. By Sgt. Walter Bernstein ..... Papuan Infantry ( Photo Report ) By Sgt. Dick Hanley ..... Sports Parade ..... Sports: Eagan, Old AEF Champ, Frowns on Pro Boxing. By Sgt. Gene Slutz ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Tell it to the Chaplain By Cpl. Grant Robbins ..... Mail Call ..... Letter from Home ..... YANK's Page of Laughs ..... What's the Deal on the New Soldier-Vote Law? ..... Alaska Highway Gets Discharged ..... "Somewhere in the Caribbean" By Cpl. Jud Cook ..... YANK Pin-up Girl : Peggy Corday

YANK EU 1944 07 07
YANK EU 1944 07 07
Vol. 1 No. 15 ... B-17 Mascot ... Nonstop Offensive Rolls Through Tuscany ........... Adolph, part Daschund mascot of a B 17 Fortress crew with the MAAF based in Italy, waits for gunner T/Sgt. Stephen Sweeny of New York City to zip on his flying boots. Adolph has a special built oxygen mask for high altitudes, already has chalked up 400 hours flying time, and goes with the big bomber on all missions.

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YANK EU 1944 07 14
Vol. 1 No. 16 ... Partisan Children ... A Who's Who Of U.S. Divisions Fighting In France ....... Children of Jugo-Slav Partisans in rhe Devar Valley of the Bosnia Mountains watch and wait and hope for the day of liberation. They are typical of Partisan children who tend cattle while their fathers fight the enemy under leadership of Marshal Tito.

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YANK EU 1944 07 21
Vol. 1 No. 17 ... Italian Pilots ... Closeup Of The Allied Drive In Normandy ........... These three Italian pilots are members of the Italian Air Force in liberated Italy. Units of the Italian Air Force are playing an important part in the Allied war against the Nazis, furnish air support for the Italian Garibaldi Division fighting with Tito in Jugoslavia.

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YANK EU 1944 07 28
Vol. 1 No. 18 ... Hello, France ... An Eyewitness report on the Fighting at Saipan ........... The American troops who wave a greeting from the landing ramp of an LST meet no enemy fire as they appoach the shores of France. Comrades on land and in the air, who preceded these reinforcements, took care of that. For more photos from France by YANK'S Sgt. Reg Kenny, see pages 12 and 13.

YANK EU 1944 08 04
YANK EU 1944 08 04
Vol. 1 No. 19 ... Superfortress ... A YANK Reporter Sees B-29 Bombs Fall on Japan ........... These are Superfortresses, the B-29s that bombed Japan from bases in China: The ship carries numerous .50-caliber machine guns and 20 mm cannon, but armament has been deleted from the picture for military security. See page 2 for Sgt. Lou Stoumen's eyewitness story of the bombing of Japan.

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YANK EU 1944 08 11
Vol. 1 No. 20 ... The Old Rangers Come Home From the War ........... This soldier is T/Sgt. francis P. Padrucco of Miami, Fla., a member of the 1st Ranger Battalion. He's just as tough a fighter as he looks in this photograph by YANK's Sgt. Ben Schnall. For Sgt. Mack Morriss' story on the combat experience of Padrucco and other veteran Rangers, turn to page 3.

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YANK EU 1944 08 18
Vol. 1 No. 21 ... In The Bag ... Nazi Prisoner Reactions in Italy and France ........... German troops taken prisoner by the Fifth Army display a revealing assortment of " mugs " for YANK'S Sgt. George A. Aarons. Some smile, some scowl, some look dead-pan. At the upper right, note Russian civilians who where forced to work for Nazis.

YANK EU 1944 09 01
YANK EU 1944 09 01
Vol. 1 No. 22 ... A Yank in Russia ... Flying the Shuttle Run to Our Bases in Russia ........... At one of our new shuttle bombing air bases in Russia, S/Sgt. R. E. Robinson of Huntington, W. Va., examines the starred rank insignia of a Red Army woman lieutenant. For the story of American and U.S.S.R. soldiers working and living together in the shuttle-bombing operation, turn to page 2.

YANK EU 1944 09 08
YANK EU 1944 09 08
Vol. 1 No. 23 ....... Cover: On The Mark ... That tense moment when paratroopers get ready to jump is caught in this MAAF photo made over the Riviera front. With their static lines hooked to the cable in a C-47, the jumpers look like Men from Mars hanging on the straps in a crowded New York subway train. ....... Highlights in the Battle of the Riviera ....... Articles Inside: ... The Fourth Front By Sgt Harry Sions ..... Picnic at Sansapor - There were no Japs to fight when our forces leapfrogged up the New Guinea Coast, moving 200 miles closer to the Philippines. By Sgt. Charles Pearson ..... The Battle of Belvedere - In this Tuscany town, a battalion of Storm Troopers found it was no match for the Fifth Army's crack Japanese-American soldiers. By Sgt. James P. O'Neill ..... The Soldier Speaks: What should we do with the Germans and Japs after the war? ..... By the Right Flank - Skilled, determined troops bent on vengeance are pushing the Nazis up the Adriatic coast. Here's a close-up of the men and leaders. By Sgt Harry Sions ..... Return of the Russians ..... Mail Call ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Letter from Home ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker ..... The Hot Jeep Department By Cpl. Tom Shehan ..... Strictly GI ..... Sgt. Pete Paris Killed in Action on D-Day ..... Yanks Train Brazilian Squadron By Sgt. John Hay ..... It's Hotter'n Hell at Andimeshk By Sgt. Burtt Evans ..... Pitcher's Year ..... YANK Pin-up Girl : Marie McDonald

YANK EU 1944 09 15
YANK EU 1944 09 15
Vol. 1 No. 24 ... Dining Out in France ... Role of Armored Divisions In Trapping Nazis ........... His carbine resting within easy grabbing distance, Pfc. Russell Smith of Monona, Iowa, toys with a light lunch of K rations in his foxhole near La Haye du Puits, better known as Hooey La Pooey, France. The cigar and the battered topper were found by Smith in an abandoned Nazi dugout. The picture was taken by YANK photographer Sgt. Reg Kenny.

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YANK EU 1944 09 22
Vol. 1 No. 25 ... Marseilles Harbor ... Picture Story of Executions in Grenoble ........... Marseilles, largest port of France, as seen from a high point by a MAAF camera. On hill in background is famous church of Notre Dame de la Garde. In the "Old harbor" is a ship scuttled by the Germans to block the entrance.

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YANK EU 1944 09 29
Vol. 1 No. 26 ... Flight Nurse ... The Maranas: Our Newest Combat Classroom ........... The very capable-looking young woman, photographed by Sgt. Bill Young, is Lt. Mabel Irwin of Leavenworth, Kans., a flight nurse. Her assignment is on a hospital plane, evacuating the wounded from Pacific battle zones to distant hospitals. Her squadron has evacuated hundreds of fightmg men.

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YANK EU 1944 10 06
Vol. 1 No. 27 ... Tintype From France: Tank Destroyer Team ... Report From One of the First GIs To Enter Paris ........... Soon after he landed in Southeastern France with the 36th Division, YANK's Sgt. George Aarons was hailed by a group of men who yelled, "Hey, will you take our picture?" Sgt. Aarons obliged and the result was this unusual tintype of a group of fighting men from a Tank Destroyer outfit.

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YANK EU 1944 10 13
Vol. 1 No. 28 ... Details of the Army's Plan for Demobilization ........... Glasses of cognac are lifted in toast to the liberation of Paris as M. Louis Lehout, citizen of Cherbourg, and Pvt. John Simms, citizen of Pittsburgh, Pa., get together in the Normandy port Whenever the American armies stopped long enough to say hello, they were royalty entertained by the French.

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YANK EU 1944 10 20
Vol. 1 No. 29 ... Three Musketeers ... A YANK Artist's Front-Line Sketches From Guam ........... A Floretine dressed aa a 15th century knight for a recent pageant compares his armor suit with ODs worn by M/Sgt. Curtis Stephenson and 1/Sgt. G. W. Johnson. They were photographed by YANK'S Sgt. Steve Derry in the Piazza Signoria, heart of Florence in the Renaissance.

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YANK EU 1944 10 27
Vol. 1 No. 30 ... Nazi Mines ........... The "pies" S/Sgt, W. R. Nickell of Indianapolis, Ind., has stocked here are German Teller mines, picked up in Italy during one day's stooping by an antitank outfit. Incidentally, don't let Nickell and photographer Sgt. John Frano fool you into thinking he's carrying them. They're resting on a block, There's more about Nazi mines on paqes 12 and 13.

YANK EU 1944 11 03
YANK EU 1944 11 03
Vol. 1 No. 31 ... Armorer's Vigil ... A GI's Four-Page report From Embattled China ........... Standing on the wing of a Mustang fighter, Sgt. Andrew Adamchik, armorer with the Fourteenth Air Force, China, scans the sky for aircraft returning from a mission. The picture was made by YANK's Sgt. Lou Stoumen whose comprehensive "Report from China appears on pages 2, 3, 4, 5

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YANK EU 1944 11 10
Vol. 1 No. 32 ... The 81st at Anguar ... The Army and Marines Take Palau From the Japs ........... With tanks giving some protection from enemy sniper fire, men of the 81st Division move by the body of a slain Jap on Angaur Island, Palau group, in this photograph by YANK's Mason Pawlak PhoMlc. Two knocked out vehicles up ahead had to be blown up by a demolition squad before the advance could continue.

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YANK EU 1944 11 17
Vol. 1 No. 33 ... Clean-Up Western Front ... With the Infantry Inside the Siegfried Line ........... During a pause in the advance toward Berlin, Pfc. Edward L. Schronce of Belmont, N. C., cleans up at a hydrant in Villedieu, France. Schronce is a member of an antitank unit. For Sgt. Mack Morriss' two stories on the Infantry fighting in the Nazis' famed Siegfried Line, see pages 2, 3, 4, 5.

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YANK EU 1944 11 24
Vol. 1 No. 34 ... Navy PT Gunner ... Hunting Nazi Convoys off North Italy ........... Gustav Shah GM2c, of Saugus, Mass. at his battle station - his 50-caliber machine gun - on deck of the USS PT 559, one of our Navy Boats fighting Nazi convoys in the heavily-mined waters along the north coast of Italy between Spezia and Genoa.

YANK EU 1944 12 01
YANK EU 1944 12 01
Vol. 1 No. 35 ... Winter Patrol ... A-Day: American GIs Return to the Philippines ........... In the first snows of approaching winter in the mountain forests on the Franco-Italian border, Sgt. Raymond Boron of Salt Deerfield, Mass, a member of a unit in the American 1st Special Service Force, patrols the unseen line between us and Nazis holding positions in snow-covered French Alps.

YANK EU 1944 12 08
YANK EU 1944 12 08
Vol. 1 No. 36 ... Neapolitan Serenade ... Portrait of Naples in the Second Winter ........... For any GI who's ever been in Naples, the Galleria Umberto needs no introduction, and neither do you when you visit there. That's one of the points YANK's Sgt. George A. Aarons had in mind when he made this revealing study of the strange and colorful Neapolitan scene.

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YANK EU 1944 12 15
Vol. 1 No. 37 ... Winter Issue, Germany ... 15th AF's First Night Bombing of Germany ........... In Germany, Pvt. Conrad Baker steps away from his machine gun and his alarm clock to try on a brand new overcoat that bears the usual quota of tags Baker, who comes from New York City where winter can get kind of tough, discovered that it gets dam cold in Hitler's Germany, too.

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YANK EU 1944 12 22
Vol. 1 No. 38 ... Merry Christmas to All GIs ... Case History Of A 34th Division Line Outfit ........... For Christmas, Sgt. George Baker has given us a Sad Sack who holds the bag even on Christmas Eve. Of course it's a brigadier's bag, the bag of Santa Claus, but it's none the less a bag for that. From the size of Gen. Claus' corporation, the Sack will wind up drawing the chimney-climbing detail, too.

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YANK EU 1944 12 29
Vol. 1 No. 39 ... Special Service ... How We Govern Our First Captured German City ........... Pvt. Barney Snyder {right) First Special Service grenadier, helps T/4 Harry Owens load on his pack before setting out with 50-cal. machine gun. Snyder, called the 'Daniel Boone of the Maritime Alps,' by his buddies carries extra grenades in his pockets. The Nazis called the men of the SSF 'Black Devils' after the fighting along the Mussolini Canal at Anzio. ----- Aachen - officers and GIs administering the first city captured in Germany; Sgt. Mack Morriss; T-4 Nick Kellen of Woodstock, Minn. ----- PTs in the Philippines - their job was to spot and size a Jap naval force, but the torpedo boats never expected to run into a battlewagon; Sgt. Ralph Boyce; Surigao Strait, Lakacookie ----- Devils in Baggy Pants - the 1st Special Service Force of Canadian-Americans fought the Germans at Venafro and Anzio and led off the invasion of Southern France; by Sgt. James O'Neill; T/4 Mario Bertera, Turtle Creek, PA, WM, Hamilton, Dale Grapel, Rowland Roelfs, John Landriault, J. Holbrooks, M. Bolson, James Dretzka, Gus Heillman, Ed Mueller ----- Platoon Messenger; by Sgt. Denton Scott; photo of Pfc. Harry C. Chandler ----- 1944 Highlights on the Home Front; by Sgt. Hilary H. Lyons; T Sgt. Charles E. (Commando) Kelly of Pittsburgh, Pa. ----- Sad Sack "Bottles" ----- Mail Call ----- Lazy MP Ranch; by Cpl. James Goble; Russell Islands; Garland Trammell of Old Glory, Tex. ----- Yank Fiction - What does is cost to be nice? ----- Yank Pin-up Girl - Rita Daigle ----- Hilda Simms, Barbara Perry ----- Army team: Plebes Felix Blanchard and Glenn Davis, Tom Lombardo ---- Billy the Kid in Italy; by Cpl. Len Zinberg; Cpl. Billy Conn ----- 1945 Calendar

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YANK EU 1945 01 05
Vol. 1 No. 40 ... GI Liberators of Leyte ... 7th Division Veterans Compare Three Campaigns ........... Through a street in Tacloban, capital of the province of Leyte in the Philippines, a file of Yanks moves frontward at route step. One of the Filipino kids in the lower right-hand corner greets them with a finger sign for Victory. This picture was taken by YANK staff photographer Sgt. Dick Hanley.

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YANK EU 1945 01 12
Vol. 1 No. 41 ... Mountain Patrol ... Two GIs Tell How Their B-29s Bombed Tokyo ........... Mountain patrol of an American Fifth Army infantry unit, dressed in their winter snow-camouflage parkas, heavily armed with rifles, tommy-guns and hand grenades, look at trail on snow-covered Appenines on part of Fifth Army front. Soldier on left has grenades hooked to harness. Snow covers mountains on Italian front, mud the lower ranges.

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YANK EU 1945 01 19
Vol. 1 No. 42 ... Montecassino Abbey ... Picture Story of the Ruined Town of Cassino ........... Bonifacio Borghini, a Benedictine monk of the Abbey of Montecassino, walks into the Abbey's entrance at northwest corner. Fra Borghini, with several other monks of the Order, lives in rooms of former Abbey Collegium, and is working to restore as much as possible thousands of manuscripts that once belonged to the Abbey's four celebrated libraries.

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YANK EU 1945 01 26
Vol. 1 No. 43 ... Traffic Jam ... GIs in Congress Discuss Problems of Veterans ........... In the grim struggle to drive the Nazis from the Po Valley, civilians as well as soldiers suffer hardships of war. T 4 Peter Yaskeil, APS staff photographer, shows Italian families, laden with household belongings, fleeing to rear areas from their bombed-out homes in the Fifth Army sector. A GI supply truck (center) waits patiently for the traffic jam to break.

YANK EU 1945 02 02
YANK EU 1945 02 02
Vol. 1 No. 44 ... Sponge Bath ... The American Jet Plane and What Makes It Fly ........... Men of the 5th Army aren't able to wash with hot water very often but Sgt. Patrick O. Connell of Duluth, Minn., shows it cman be done. He was photographed by Cpl. Earl D. Peters of Army Pictorial Service while gazing at the steam and preparing for a sponge bath.

YANK EU 1945 02 09
YANK EU 1945 02 09
Vol. 1 No. 45 ... Gifts For Jerry ... How Germans Killed American Prisoners of War ........... Clear weather on the 5th Army front usually brings Ihe big guns into action and steps up the demand for shells and powder. YANK'S Sgt. Donald Breimhurst pictures artillerymen moving ammo to the gun positions over a path cut deep into the snow by their own movements.

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YANK EU 1945 02 16
Vol. 1 No. 46 ... Making Hay ........... Finding a nice quiet spot to sleep is a difficult job on the 5th Army front. Sgt. Don Breimhurst, YANK Staff photographer, caught Pvt. Albert J. Parajeckes (foreground) and Pvl. Donald Coffey, both of a 91st Division infantry regiment, getting hay from a road-side pile for their night's bedding. Shells were going overhead at the same time.

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YANK EU 1945 02 23
Vol. 1 No. 47 ... Philippine Friendship ... What Jap Prisoners Think About the War and Us ........... There's something next to adoration in the eyes of this Filipino lad as he sits on the knee of Pfc. Frank Hoppe of Chadron, Nebr. Hoppe had just done what many other GIs did shared his rations with the civilians. When Mason Pawlak CPhoM made the picture, a fruit bar was being attacked.

YANK EU 1945 03 02
YANK EU 1945 03 02
Vol. 2 No. 1 ... Children of Rome ... Story and Pictures of Life in Rome Today ........... A group of Roman children pause by the rail of the Trevi Fountain in the heart of Rome. The little girl on the left holds on to her brothers ragged coat, while the girl on the right carries her kid brother. Columns of the palace behind fountain are reflected in waters. There is a Rome superstition that strangers throwing a coin in the fountain will be sure of coming back to Rome some day.

YANK EU 1945 03 09
YANK EU 1945 03 09
Vol. 2 No. 2 ... B-24 Gunner ... What You Can Expect of Air Travel After the War ........... This study of a flight engineer at work was made by YANK's Sgt. Don Breimhurst in the bomb bay of a 15th Air Force B-24 while T Sgt. Thomas E. Doyle of Brooklyn, N. Y., was adjusting one of its many intricate mechanisms. Sgt. Doyle and five other enlisted crewmen of the Hawk, a flak-scarred liberator, had just completed a tour of duty in the Mediterranean.

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YANK EU 1945 03 16
Vol. 2 No. 3 ... The Mountain Troops Who Stormed Belvedere ........... An infantryman comes off the line after 10 days of fighting in the snows and icy winds of the Western Front. He is S/Sgt. Joseph Arnaldo of New Bedford, Mass., an Infantry squad leader. For a story on winter warfare in Europe and more pictures by YANK's Sgt. Reg Kenny see pages 2, 3, 4 & 5.

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YANK EU 1945 03 23
Vol. 2 No. 4 ... Gurkha Cook ... Closeup of 8th Army Indian Troops in Italy ........... This Mongolian, Gurkha, cook stirs rice in his sandbagged kitchen at the Italian front. He squats in the mud over the stove's fuel tank, preparing one of the two meals Indian Army troops get each day. Conical metal cup stuck in dirt behind cook is all-purpose container. YANK photographer Pfc. Werner Wolff caught him cooking night meal.

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YANK EU 1945 03 30
Vol. 2 No. 5 ... The Cooks and Clerks Who Stopped the Jerries ........... Down in the concrete tunnel of a fort captured from the Germans on the Western Front, Pvt. William J. Hagan of Carthage, Mo., writes a letter to his girl. Sitting here on a straw-covered floor and writing with a light shielded by a ration box his thoughts carry him far from this foreign winter.

YANK EU 1945 04 06
YANK EU 1945 04 06
Vol. 2 No. 6 ... Pipe Swapping in Burma ... Report on Two Ex-GIs Now Back in Civilian Life ........... During a lull in the fighting for the Burma Road north of Lashio, Cpl. William H. Castleberry of Briggsville, Ark., compares pipes with a Chinese native, who lives in the hills nearby.




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