YANK Magazine - All Editions South Japan Edition

YANK S. Japan Test Printing
YANK S. Japan Test Printing
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YANK SJ 1945 09 14
YANK SJ 1945 09 14
Vol. 4 No. 13 ....... Cover: A member of the 11th Airborne Division, which led the occupation of Japan, S/Sgt. William Carlisle of Chalmers, Ind., is a veteran of Leyte & Luzon. Photo by Cpl. Tom Kane, art graphics by Pfc. Herb Roan ....... Articles Inside: Prisoner of the Japs By Sgt. Bill Reed ..... Bastille Day ..... Fraternization - It means different things to different GIs, but whatever it means, the edict banning it didn't work in occupied Germany. ..... Shimobaru ( Okinawa ) By YANK artist Sgt. Jack Ruge ..... Home Towns in Wartime: Manhattan By Sgt. Sanderson Vanderbilt ..... The Soldier Speaks: Do you expect any trouble getting a postwar job? ..... Japan - centerfold map ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Nobody Here but Us Sergeants By Sgt. Ray Duncan ..... Charlie ( Mitchell ) - People on the Homefront By Cpl. Margaret Davis ..... GI Farm Loan - Roy Hayes, ex-private, decided to use his privileges under the GI Bill of Rightsto buy a farm. It wasn't easy, but now he has 100 acres, a bungalow, a barn and a chicken house. By Sgt. Barrett McGurn ..... Mail Call ..... Strictly GI ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Jeanne Crain ..... Navy Notes - Here's a complete list of operations and engagements for which stars have been authorized to be worn an area ribbons by Navy personnel. ..... The Lonely Rooms ( YANK Fiction ) By Cpl. Bill Feinberg ..... Cartoons

YANK SJ 1945 09 21
YANK SJ 1945 09 21
Vol. 4 No. 14 ....... Cover: Statue of Liberty By Sgt. Reg Kenney ....... How War Ended and Peace Came ....... Articles Inside: The Last 125 Days - All Over the Worlds Things Seemed to Happen All at Once in the Final Four Months of War By Pfc. Robert Bendiner ..... Victory ..... "How Soon Out?" - The answer to the biggest question on any GI's mind is still iffy. YANK assembles here the best dope at the time of going to press on what the WD plans. By Sgt. H. N. Oliphant ..... The Mighty Atom - From it science forged the war's most fearful weapon, gave Japan the final blow and opened a new era of vast energy that can, man willing, be harnessed for peace. These six pages tell the story. By Cpl. Jonathan Kilbourn ..... The Atomic Bomb By Cpl. Jonathan Kilbourn ..... Atomic Bomb Away By Robert Schwartz Y2c ..... Separation By Cpl. Martin S. Day

YANK SJ 1945 09 28
YANK SJ 1945 09 28
Vol. 4 No. 15 ....... Cover: Veteran of Attu, Kwajalein, Leyte and Okinawa, S/Sgt. Grayson Wilkins qualifies as a symbol of The GI's War Against Japan (pages 2-11). The 27-year-old rifleman, who comes from Nelson, Va., was photographed on Okinawa by YANK's Cpl. George Burns. Those scars on the stock of his M-l are the result of hits from shell fragments. ....... The GI's War Against Japan ....... Articles Inside: ... The GI's War Against Japan - A Picture of the American Soldier's Fight in the Pacific from Pearl Harbor to Victory. ..... JAPAN - Some background on the history of the islands we are now occupying, from the first emperor, Jimmu, who descended from his grandmother's heaven/ to the 124th, Hirohito, who bit off more than he could chew at Pearl Harbor. By Sgt. Al Hine ..... Surrender on Okinawa - Jap Army and Navy leaders in Ryukyus surrender island chain to Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell in formal ceremony, Sept. 7, 1945 ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... What's Your Problem? ..... News From Home ..... Mail Call ..... Who Speaks the 'Clearest' English? ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Eileen Coghlan ..... D. P. Dietrich By Sgt. Al Hine ..... Nazi Secret Weapons By Pfc. Robert Bendiner ..... Cartoons

YANK SJ 1945 10 05
YANK SJ 1945 10 05
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YANK SJ 1945 10 12
YANK SJ 1945 10 12
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YANK SJ 1945 10 19
YANK SJ 1945 10 19
Vol. 4 No. 18 ....... Cover: Aboard the battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay, the Emperor's delegation surrenders for Japan. As Japanese Foreign Minister Shigemitsu signs the surrender document Gen. Douglas MacArthur faces him, standing at the right of the desk with his back to the camera. See pages. 2 through 9 for other pictures and stories on the surrender and occupation of Japan. ....... Surrender & Occupation of Japan ....... Articles Inside: ... Surrender By Sgt. Dale Kramer ..... Reception at Atsugi By Sgt. Knox Burger ..... 3 Beaten Cities, Nagasaki, Tokyo, and Hiroshima - A GI eye-witness report on metropolitan landmarks of the air campaign that brought Japan to her knees, Nagasaki, where the second atomic bomb fell, Tokyo, gutted by incendiaries, Hiroshima, where the first atomic bomb leveled 4 square miles. By Sgt. Joe McCarthy ..... The Soldier Speaks: Does the GI Bill of Rights Need Any Changes? ..... People on the Homefront - Most-Married Man in America ( Thomas H. Finnegan ) By Sgt. James P. O'Neill ..... Main Streets of America ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... What's Your Problem? ..... The Army Changes You ( YANK Fiction ) By Cpl. Len Zinberg ..... Radar - In a war which wound up in an atmosphere of scientific marvels, radar ranks high as a stand-out achievement. The Army has taken the wraps off the secret story of what makes radar tick. By Pfc. Robert Bendiner ..... Mail Call ..... Strictly GI ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Esther Williams ..... Navy Notes ..... ETO-MTO Track Meet By Sgt. Len Zinberg ..... Cartoons

YANK SJ 1945 10 26
YANK SJ 1945 10 26
Vol. 4 No. 19 ....... Cover: Berlin Tourist - This GI, Pfc. Charles Hoffman of Elvenon, Pa., is using some off-duty time to do a little sightseeing in Berlin. Behind the broken tree on which he's taking it easy is the Grosser Stern, a monument commemorating Germany's victory over France in the Franco-Prussian War. ....... Sultan of Sulu ....... Articles Inside: ... Tojo's Near Miss - One of the two photographers who were present when ex-Premier Hideki Tojo tried to commit streamlined hara-kiri with a .32, YANK's Sgt. George Burns reports, in pictures and story, how the event appeared to American correspondents on the spot. By Sgt. George Burns ..... Second-Hand Rose - The GI nickname, Tokyo Rose, just meant a radio voice, but newsmen in Japan found a girl to fit. ( Iva Toguri ) By Sgt. Dale Kramer ..... General Marshall Reports - The Chief of Staff, in the third of his biennial reports, presents some of his views on the war just won and on the role of the Army in the years to come. YANK reprints extracts ..... Enlisted Pilot - Andre was the ace of the Bat Eye Squadron in the sky, but on the ground he wasn't one of them. ( Sgt. John W. Andre ) By Cpl. Tom O'Brien ..... Home Towns in Wartime: Houston, Texas By Cpl. Margaret Davis ..... Sultan of Sulu By YANK artist Cpl. Joe Stefanelli ..... Recoilless Rifles ..... Flexible Ack-Ack - Both the big mirror reflector and the Bofors guns of the 43d Division antiaircraft found new jobs to do in the last days of the Philippines fighting. By Sgt. John McLeod ..... Aviation Jobs - Employment in the manufacturing end is due for a postwar nose-dive, but there will be openings in other phases of the business. By Sgt. Sanderson Vanderbilt ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... What's Your Problem? ..... Mail Call ..... Strictly GI ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Daun Kennedy ..... Drummer Man ( Ray McKinley ) By Sgt. Al Hine ..... The Atom and the Army - Though our atomic bomb has startled the world, the Army probably will take it in stride. Nothing can ever quite disintegrate the Customs of the Service. By Sgt. Ray Duncan ..... Sports: Hot-Stove League By Sgt. John Ebinger ..... Cartoons

YANK SJ 1945 11 02
YANK SJ 1945 11 02
Vol. 4 No. 20 ....... Cover: This scene shows a high-power TVA transmission line running through a Tennessee Valley rural area, symbolic of the benefits that have come from the world's first attempt to develop, an entire region. ....... A Picture Story of TVA ....... Articles Inside: ... The Heavyweight - The 37th Division Shoulder Patch has a number of different nicknames, but to men who have worn it through six hershey-bars'-worth of combat in the Pacific it stands for a long and tough job only ended by the news of VJ-Day. By Sgt. John McLeod ..... Insurance - GI Life Insurance - what it is and what you can do with it after your discharge, has puzzled a lot of soldiers. Here YANK tries to untangle some knots. By Sgt. Max Novack ..... Dublin, Erie - American soldiers find a rare Gaelic welcome in the city by the Liffey, and the Irish are not beyond telling a GI on furlough what the States are like. By Edmund Antrobus ..... TVA ( Photo Report ) By Sgt. George Aarons and Sgt. Burgess Scott ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Fascinating Military Mysteries II - The Ghost on the U.S.S. Gnarf. By Pfc. Charles Peterson ..... Stars Fell on Cpl. Bains ..... PX ..... Small Business-Man on Luzon - Anecito Domingo was a jeweler and a furniture maker before the Japs came. Now he fashions stainless-steel watchbands for GIs and plans a new start in Liberated Tacloban. By Sgt. Marion Hargrove ..... Mail Call ..... Strictly GI ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Frances Rafferty ..... Candy Jones By Sgt. Al Hine ..... The Picnic of Cell Block 7 By Sgt. James Dugan ..... Olympic Prospects By Sgt. Tom Shehan ( Olympic Games Revival ) ..... Cartoons

YANK SJ 1945 11 09
YANK SJ 1945 11 09
Vol. 4 No. 21 ....... Cover: Four of the GI atom-bomb workers at Oak Ridge, Tenn., take things easy at their area PX. They are (left to right) T-4 Tilden Batchelder, T-4 Dan Simon, T-5 Lester Bartron and T-5 William Lake. See pages 2-5 for more photographs by YANK's Sgt., Dick Hanley and the story of this Oak Ridge detail. ....... GI Atom Detail at Oak Ridge ....... Articles Inside: ... GI Atom Detail - The atmosphere at Oak Ridge was as heavy with mystery as a dime detective novel, and up to the bombing of Hiroshima few GIs working there knew the purpose of their secret job. By Merle Miller ..... Kurusu So Sorry - The gentleman ( Saburo Kurusu ) from Japan who was in Washington when his emperor's planes struck Pearl Harbor is still overflowing with sweetness and light. By Robert Schwartz Y2c and Sgt. Knox Burger ..... Education, ETO By Cpl. Marvin Sleeper ..... Jobs Wanted By Sgt. Allan B. Ecker ..... Clothing, Not Issued - Want out of khaki? Here's good news. There are plenty of civvies on the market even now, priced to fit any post-Army pocketbook. By Sgt. James P. O'Neill ..... Variety Show - Produced by the Cameras of the World ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... The Little Girl By Pfc. Morris Freedman ..... PX ..... Mayor of Cossato - In Pierino Angiono, former Partisan fighter, the people of the little town of Cossato have one of themselves to lead them through the problems facing all Italy today. He finds it a slow, hard job. ..... Mail Call ..... Short Memories & Nice People ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Susan Hayward ..... Navy Notes - Farewell to Bell Bottoms By Donald Nugent Sp(X)3c ..... Nuremberg Swim Meet - One of the few structures left intact in Nuremberg was the Nazi stadium. It was used recently for ETO swimming championships. YANK's Sgt. Pat Coffey took the pictures. ..... Durable Louis ( Lou Zamperini ) By Sgt. Frank De Blois ..... Cartoons




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