The Yankee Boomer The Yankee Boomer 1945 Vol. 2

The Yankee Boomer 1945 05 24 nr 34
The Yankee Boomer 1945 05 24 nr 34
Front Cover: T/5 C.E. McKenny, Brownstown, Ind., (B&O), of 759th Co. "A" surveying crew, taking a sight for a bridge construction jon. (Moore); Toot Sweet Special - running dailz from Cherbourg to the front, soldier of 26th Division inspecting German tank on a railway cart at Besch, Germany, 759th Yankee Boomer motor car with crew - Pvt. Murphy F. Raymond, Willets, Cal. (SP), TSgt Stephen A. Manorek, T4 John M. Kyle, Third Army Boys in Rockshaven, T5 Bernard K. Bloom of 1st NRS Hq.

The Yankee Boomer 1945 05 31 nr 35
The Yankee Boomer 1945 05 31 nr 35
Bridge over Durance river at Cheval Blanc, France; Nine Babies Born on Mrs Refugee Train - Sergeant William J. Brown and Everett w. Hughes; T/5 Ben Leibovitz; Sgt Anthony P. Sanatello and Cpl Nunzio L. Sanatello; General Gray congratulates Pvt. Lee Bumgardner following presentation of SIlver Star Medal, Lt. Col. Morse, Capt. Thomas Gary, Pfc Kaplan, Pfc Lutsky, Sgt. Walley, Cpl. Rainwater and S/Sgt. Lowe; railroad soldiers in Namur, Belgium

The Yankee Boomer 1945 06 07 nr 36
The Yankee Boomer 1945 06 07 nr 36
Russians Help Yanks Repair Reichsbahn, Pfc Watson, 733rd., S/Sgt Michael C. Menna, Lt. Seegmiller; Sergeant Menna - Black Mike; The Great Wager by Wodbine Willie, Studdert-Kennedy; Three Jerries Found in Box Car - Pfc Huell B. Merrick, an M.P. at Creil, France, T/% Alfred Schleifer and Pfc Frank Schleifer form the 12th Armored Div., 724th Commended by General Thrasher, General Patton Officiated at Opening of New Railroad Bridge over Rhine at Mainz, Trestle Bridge over Saone at St Jean de Losne, France

The Yankee Boomer 1945 06 21 nr 38
The Yankee Boomer 1945 06 21 nr 38
Picture Edition

The Yankee Boomer 1945 07 05 nr 40
The Yankee Boomer 1945 07 05 nr 40
Detailed updates coming

The Yankee Boomer 1945 07 12 nr 41
The Yankee Boomer 1945 07 12 nr 41
Southern Ry's 707th had big invasion job ... Cpl Oscar J. Ross, Portsmouth,OH - PBX operator

The Yankee Boomer 1945 08 02 nr 44
The Yankee Boomer 1945 08 02 nr 44
Special Trains Carry GIs on Furlough Picture- t/5 Sylvian B Dimston, Former 3rd Division radioman PFC Johnnie Eades- 99th Division, 156 Infantry Regiment ... French Award Croix de Guerre to Nineteen Officers of Miltary Railway Service.- For exceptional services during the war for the liberation of France. Awards given to the following Officers: Col. S H Bingham, Benjamin H. Crosland, Col. L.E. Covin, Col. L.G. Jamison, Col. Arthur E. Stoddard, Col. H.G. Dennis, Col. Benjamin H. Decker, Lt. Col. Ernest E. Foulks, Col. O.W. Kempster, Lt. Col. C. S. Sanderson, Major H.T. Ankerson, Major W. L. Hartzog, Capt. J.G. Beard, Capt. J. L. Bean, Capt. V. D. Raessler, Lt. J. T. ONeil ... News from the 390th Cpl. Robert D. Maier ... News from 712th- Picture of Skit preformed by Pvt. Leo Leslie ... News from the 724th: T/5 Robert R. Barnes, T/5 Ray Knips, Pfc. James R. Junior Herd, Pfc. Vincent J. Le Rose ... News from the 707th- Captains C. B. Richardson and James C. Lindsey, Jr., T/4 Robert C. Moore and T/5 Mario Domingues News from the 750th T/5 Jospeph P. Murphy was instrumental in saving the childs life.- He helped a german child that was hit by a speeding bicyclist. ... Picture of 2nd Lt. Vernon Murray being congratulated by Col. Soddard ... 757th division builds a modern dental and medical clinic in Germany- 1st Lt. Harold Cordon (dental officer) and Capt. Louis H. Rubin ... Picture of furlough bound GIs: Pfc. Joahnnie Eades, T/5 John A Wynn, T/5 Joseph J. Subrowski and S/Sgt. Eddie Sciencinski relax aboard a leave train

The Yankee Boomer 1945 09 27 nr 52
The Yankee Boomer 1945 09 27 nr 52
The final issue of the Yankee Boomer ... Carl. R. Gray, JR. Brigadier General, USA Director General ... Quick History of The Yankee Boomer from its inception in October of 1943 till the last issue in September of 1945 ... Memorable Boomer pictures from Africa, Italy and ETO ... Military Railway Service U.S. Army, Passenger and Mail Service ETOUSA, "Toot Sweet" mail schedules




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