British Edition YANK BR 1943
YANK BR 1943Soldiers reading Stars and Stripes and Yank papers (The Yank British Edition from 1944)

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YANK BR 1943 01 03
Vol. 1 No. 29 ....... Cover: Mule Packer - Pfc. Harry Bourassa of Perry, Fla., is one of the mule skinners in the Army's Hawaiian Pack Train. Read about his outfit on page 20. ....... Articles Inside: ... He Killed 40 Japs ( Pfc. Orin Sutton ) ..... MacArthur Fights Back - His Drive in New Guinea Pushes Japs Against the Ropes and Paves the Way for British Offensive in Burma ..... Allied Position Strengthened in Tunisia as New U.S. Gun Helps Rout Rommel ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad - Our men report on the state of the world on matters ranging from New Guinea Supermen to Cairo Jeeps ..... The Infantryman in New Guinea Does More Than Walk and Shoot. By Sgt. E. J. Kahn Jr. ..... It Takes 49 Bottles of Iceland Beer To Give A Yank the Slightest Glow ..... Everything But Hitler's Alarm Clock And Mussolini's Shoelace in This Jeep ..... Bermuda Still Has Its Beaches But Dames Are Scarce This Year. By Cpl. William Pene Du Bois ..... Tee-Total ..... Who Said California Desert Maneuvers Were Tougher Than Libya? By Charles B. Bietry ..... G.I. Joe "Skirt Patrol" By Sgt. Dave Breger ..... hake Hands With Suzy Q - This Grand Old Lady, a Battle Scarred Veteran Who Has Been Slugging It Out with the Japs for Almost a Year, Reigns as the Queen of the Army's Flying Fortresses. By Pvt. Howard Maier ..... News From Home ..... People Back Home ..... Checkerboard Strategy ..... YANK's Cameras Report: ( Photo Pages ) ..... The Sad Sack "The Bulletin Board" By Sgt. George Baker ..... Between the Lines ..... No Glamor Here - The infantryman in New Guinea Sweats Out a Tough Fight Against the Jap and the Jungle. By Sgt E. J. Kahn Jr. ..... The General Called Andy - It's Intimacy Without Familiarity When the Canadian Soldier Abbreviates the Name of Canada's No. 1 Fighter ( Lt. Gen. Andrew G. L. McNaughton ) Who Believes in Leading Men, Not Driving Them. By Sgt. Robert Neville ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Betty Grable ..... Company Street ..... Double Puzzle ..... Words Across the Sea ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... Strictly G.I. ..... Hawaii's G.I. Hillbillies - This may be the age of mechanized warfare but the tough mule-skinners in the Army's Hawaiian Pack Train have found that old long ears with the dynamite in his hind feet is worth 10 jeeps or half-tracks when you have to get a load of food and ammunition through the wilderness to a mountain outpost. By Sgt. Merle Miller ..... Sports: Here is YANK's All-American Football Team to end All-American Teams. By Sgt. Walter Bernstein ..... Sport Shorts ..... Wartime Sports Boomed in 1942 - Haegg Broke the Records; And Redskins Scored the Upsets ..... YANK's Army Calendar 1943

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YANK BR 1943 01 10
Vol. 1 No. 30 ....... Cover: Pacific Passenger - Pvt Alcideos Chacon of the U.S. army is a man who can make the most of any situation - even aboard a ship en route to a Pacific base. ....... Articles Inside: Camp D. L. & W. - This Tiny African Air-Ferry Outpost Must Be the Smallest Army Camp by Sgt. Jim Burchard ..... Bombs Over Burma - A YANK Reporter Writes First Eyewitness Story of a Moonlight Raid on Rangoon By American B-24s From India by Sgt. Ed Cunningham ..... A Week of War - African War in Second Phase As Russia Slaps Nazis' Ears Again ..... Do The Courts Guard You? - Attorney General Biddle answers legal questions from soldiers to show how the law back home protects the rights of service men by Cpl. H. N. Oliphant ..... News From Home - The Week In America ..... Pictures From Home ..... Raid in Africa: Yank Photographer Records a Blow Against the Nazis ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad - Our men report on the state of the world on matters ranging from B-17's To Gen.'s with dirty faces ..... Destroying Jap Destroyers Like Shooting Ducks, Only Better by Cpl. Saul Bernstein and Sgt. Don Harrison ..... G.I. Joe by Sgt. Dave Breger ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... Strictly G.I. ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Between the Lines ..... A Plea For The Swagger Stick by Cpl. Marion Hargrove and Sgt. Ralph Stein ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Teresa Wright ..... Comics

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YANK BR 1943 01 17
Vol. 1 No. 31 ....... Cover: Navy Issue - A Heroine comes home. The battle-scarred cruiser San Francisco enter the harbor of the city for which she is named. Repairs were necessary following her remarkable performance against much heavier Japanese ships off Guadalcanal. ....... Articles Inside: The Navy Fights ( Six Page Story From Pearl Harbor to Date ) ..... The Navy "Boot" by Sgt. George Baker at Great Lakes ..... Blow It Out Your Ballast Tanks by Cpl. Marion Hargrove and Sgt. Ralph Stein ..... "Can" Rations - Destroyer Men Tell Boudoir Stories But 18 Days at Sea Change the Scuttlebutt To Adventures Without a Heroine by Robert L. Schwartz Y3c and artist Cpl. Robert Greenhalgh ..... This Is The Navy ( Navy Photos ) ..... A Week Of War - Clicking On All Fronts ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad - Our men report on the state of the world on matters ranging from G.I. Reunion to wild dogs in Africa ..... If a Mon's a Bit Tight Wi' Slugs He Can Get 3 MEs on One Trip ..... Burchard, the Dog's Meat Man: Observations on African Fauna ..... Steak Is But a Dream Down Under And So, For That Matter, Is Scotch ..... Supply Sergeants in Africa Relax As Axis Donates Equipment to G.I.s ..... News From Home - The Week In America ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... Strictly G.I. ..... Sports: Navy Deals With Nothing Less Than Champs and the Results Speak For Themselves by Sgt. Walter Bernstein ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Jane Russell ..... Comics

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YANK BR 1943 01 24
Vol. 1 No. 32 ....... Cover: Signal Corps ....... Articles Inside: Natives Go G.I. In South Seas ..... Brand Night Patrol - If you think that in this modernized war the ground is just something to crack airplanes up on, this might revise your outlook by Lt. Col. Egbert White ..... Home Was Never Like This - Yankee Sheiks of Araby burrow into the brown sandhills of Africa where Colonels sweat chow lines by Sgt. G. K. Haddonfield ..... Jilted G.I.s in India Organize First Brush-Off Club by Sgt Ed Cunningham ..... G.I. Joe by Sgt. Dave Breger ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad - Find Roller Coasters Tame? Try a New Guinea Jeep Road ..... Meet The Sergeant From Guadalcanal - Joe Melton's the kind of guy who whittles down the enemy with his mess-kit knife. But that's only one of the stories he brought back from the Solomon Islands by Sgt. Mack Morriss ..... When the Infantry Went to Sea - In New Guinea, the Doughboy Is All Kinds of a Fighting Man by Sgt. E. J. Kahn, Jr. ..... Cairo Gals Take Mama Along When They Date G.I. Cowboys ..... They Broke the Trail Record But They Almost Killed the Guide ..... It's Not the Torpedoing That's Bad It's Just Those Stinkin' Nazi Cigars ..... Some Guys Have Their Suzy-Q But Flamin' Mamie Holds Her Men - A Douglas Transport in a Troop Carrier Unit as well as Foitle Moitle, Dirtie Gertie, Dinkum Dorie, Airline Algie, Miss Carriage and Nasty Nancy ..... A Week Of War - Germany is slapped in the Libyan Desert and slashed in the Russian Snow ..... Yanks In India ( Picture Report ) ..... News From Home ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... Strictly G.I. ..... Between the Lines ..... Ready...Aim...Whammy by Sgt. Frank A. Reilly and Sgt. Ralph Stein ..... Sports: Spring Training Down South Was Just Hot Air, The Cold Air Should Really Help The Ball Players ..... Bombers Claim Service Title After Sun Bowl Victory ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Betty Hutton ..... Hooper's Troopers ( All Negro Combat Unit in Hawaii Commanded by Col. Chauncey M. Hooper ) by Sgt. Merle Miller ..... Comics

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YANK BR 1943 01 31
Vol. 1 No. 33 ....... Cover: African Clipper - African Clipper .. With an antiaircraft machine gun not to far away, Sgt Orland McCall, who used to be a barber back in Boston, Mass., finds a customer on the North African desert. The guy getting clipped is T/Sgt. Aime Lemieux of Fall River, Mass. Next! After the Roosevelt-Churchill meeting in Africa - next to get clipped: Hitler and Hirohito. Musso's just recently got his at Tripoli. ....... Articles Inside: Jinx Flight - They Bombed Rangoon, Got Hit, Bailed Out, Knocked Out, Browned Off--But Lived to Tell the Tale ( 1st Lt. William R. Berkeley and His B-24 Crew ) by Sgt Ed Cunningham ..... Casablanca Rendezvous ( Roosevelt and Churchill ) ..... The Fall of Tripoli - Two Yank Correspondents are the First American Soldiers to Enter the City by Sgt. Burgess Scott ..... With the USAFISPA ( United States Armed Forces In South Pacific Area ) by Sgt. Mack Morriss and artist Howard Brodie ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad - Our men report on the state of the world on matters ranging from Raids in Tunisia to inventive G.I. ..... An Eyewitness Account Reveals How We're Blasting Jerry in Tunisia by Sgt. James Burchard ..... G.I. Joe by Sgt. Dave Breger ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Sylvia Opert ..... Pictures From Home ..... News From Home ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... Strictly G.I. ..... No Man's Land ( Andreanof Island Base ) by Sgt. Georg N. Meyers ..... Hot Bridge ( YANK's First Fiction ) by Sgt. Harry Brown and artist Pvt. Jack Ruge ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Between the Lines ..... USA in the ETO ..... Artie Greengroin PFC ..... Slot Machine ( AAF Classification Center at Nashville ) ..... Comics

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YANK BR 1943 02 07
Vol. 1 No. 34 ....... Cover: The Joe The Air Force Didn't Want ....... Articles Inside: Red Cross Clubmobile "Pennsylvania" ..... The Devil's Disciple ( A British Royal Engineer on loan to Col. Edson Raff as liaison officer ) by James Burchard ..... These Mines Contain No Gold... ..... The Air Force Wouldn't Take Him-So Edson Raff "Took" The Air Force - Now He's World War II's "Lawrence of Arabia" ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad - Our men report on the state of the world on matters ranging from life in Puerto Rico to India trains ..... G.I. Joe by Sgt. Dave Breger ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad ..... A Week Of War - Goering in the Cellar; Churchill in Turkey; Hitler in Hiding ..... Getting down to Brass Taxes - Here's the straight dope on how Uncle Sam's new Taxes will affect you by Cpl. Richard H. Paul ..... Guadalcanal Battleground ( Photos ) ..... News From Home ..... Strictly G.I. ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... Balloons Bring Them In - A convoy approaches, the balloons go up, and the balloon ships head for the open sea, hugging the channel, doing their job. It is dirty work and it is hard work, but it is helping us to win. ( Photo Series ) ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Between the Lines ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - A Jerk At Oxford ..... USA in the ETO ..... The First Fourteen - E.T.O. Turns Out Its Initial Crop of Negro Officers - William P. Murphy, William F. Duckrey, Ernest Harris, Bill Cox, Richard Davis, Kenneth Wilson, Lester Gordon, Samuel F. Coleman, Carl Pope, William A. Dyson, James Rux, Robert L. Terrell, Richard Wells and Lucius Gibson ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Leslie Brooks ..... Comics

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YANK BR 1943 02 14
Vol. 1 No. 35 ....... Cover: Substitute - Evidently somebody shot the burgler at this post in Hawaii, so Rumboogie, the mascot, is taking over the job of waking Cpl. William Geiger of New Orleans. ....... Articles Inside: Malta Convoy ( Photo Page ) ..... Tales From The African Front ( Nine Soldier's Tales ) ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad - Our men report on the state of the world on matters ranging from island fighting to drinks in India ..... How the Troopship Leedstown Sank - Planes and subs both attacked famous Grace Liner before torpedo administered coup de grace by Cpl. Richard Paul ..... Jap Prisoners at Sanananda Think MacArthur Dead by Sgt. Dave Richardson ..... Here's the OCS Gag in Reverse-This Looey Wants to be a Private ..... When a Guy Can't Get Coke, He Can Always Drink "Champagne" by Sgt Ed Cunningham ..... They Don't Joke on Guadalcanal When a Battalion Moves Up by Sgt. Mack Morriss ..... G.I. Joe by Sgt. Dave Breger ..... Combat Rembrandt by Denton Scott ..... A Week Of War - Berlin Diary Weeping and wailing and gnashing of teeth ..... Variety Show - Produced by the Cameras of the World ..... News From Home ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... Strictly G.I. ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Anne Gwynne ..... We Ain't Hungry Thank You! by Cpl. Charles Brand and Harry Brown ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Between the Lines ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie Gets Kilt ..... USA in the ETO ..... Medics Under Fire - A Few Stories of Pill Rollers, Doctors And Nurses on the Fighting Fronts ..... Announcing...The Winners of YANK's Super Contest

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YANK BR 1943 02 21
Vol. 1 No. 36 ....... Cover: Our First General ....... Articles Inside: Junior Solomons - Training on U.S. East Coast Prepares Marines to "Fire for Record" in South Pacific ..... Flying Airport Makers - Here is the first picture story of the Army's new Airborne Aviation Engineers who played a leading role in the North African invasion. ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad - Our men report on the state of the world on matters ranging from sky gunners to Alaskan roll call ..... School For Gunners by Sgt. Denton Scott ..... USA in the ETO ..... Strange Things in the Caribbean; Snakes Shun Ants; Daughters For Sale ..... G.I. Joe by Sgt. Dave Breger ..... My War with John Jarvie by James Burchard ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad ..... The Chaplain's Lot Is Not Easy Which So Much to Do With So Little ..... A Week Of War - Hitler's little situation just gets worse and worse all the time, fortunately ..... Sand & Snow - Men of War in the Aleutians and North Africa ..... News From Home ..... People Back Home ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Veronica Lake ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... Strictly G.I. ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Between the Lines ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie Weeps In His Bier ..... They Didn't Used To Give A Damn - The Stars and Stripes ( World War I ) by Cpl. Burtt Evans ..... Comics

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YANK BR 1943 02 28
Vol. 1 No. 37 ....... Cover: From the Hills Beyond...came help in Africa...from our Allies, the British, who sped to the fight against Rommel like this English dispatch rider shown on a Tunisian road. ....... Articles Inside: Battle in the Plains - In North Africa we're taking a spot of punishment, but it's only the second round and we've still got a lot of water left in the bucket in our corner. ..... Alcan Epic - Negro engineers built one third of the Alaska-Canada Army Highway. Here's their story of road-making over the toughest kind of terrain. by Richard Neuberger ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad - Our men report on the state of the world on matters ranging from war orphan to Guadalcanal saga ..... Special Troops Unit in N. Africa Becomes a Haven for Lost Soldiers by Sgt. Ralph G. Martin ..... Here's One Time the EM Broke the Rules And The Officers Didn't Say A Word by Cpl. Ralph E. Boyce ..... U.S. Air Warning Net in China Stymies Once Potent Nip Air Forces by Sgt. John P. Barnes ..... New Problems for Ground Crews: Bird Nests in the Air Intake Scoops by Sgt Ed Cunningham ..... Grasshopper Planes by S/Sgt. Sam A. Ilitzky ..... USA in the ETO ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie in Quod ..... A Week Of War - The population of Germany ain't what it used to be; especially male ..... A Yank Joins the 8th Army - Our staff cameraman trails the British fighters through Libya to Tripolitania ..... News From Home ..... People Back Home ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Alexis Smith ..... Barracks Home Companion - Needle Pointers ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... Strictly G.I. ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Between the Lines ..... Sports: Yanks peddle Lefty Gomez to Boston Braves where he's sure to be safe and close to home by Sgt. Dan Polier ..... Battle Scarred - Poem by Cpl. John Readey and music by Pvt. Albert Kohn

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YANK BR 1943 03 07
Vol. 1 No. 38 ....... Cover: Night Problem ....... Articles Inside: Night Shift In Africa - While the rest of the world sleeps, the nurses work-and vice versa ..... Rangers in Battle - It was their first real raid, and when it was over they knew they were tough, So did the Ities by S/Sgt. Ralph G. Martin ..... Rangers in Training - In the bleak hills of Scotland, more Rangers are learning all the tricks of the Commando Trade by Cpl. Ben Frazier ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad ..... Nothing Ever Happens Here Except An Air Raid Every Day or So by Sgt. Mack Morriss ..... ..... Cairo Cafes Have Trick Checks But if You Can Add, Your Safe ..... The Ballad of an African Gaol by Sgt. Milton Lehman ..... G.I. Joe by Sgt. Dave Breger ..... A Week Of War - It was warm in Russia, tepid in Tunisia, and very hot over Hitler ..... Our Pacific Springboards ( Photo Pages ) ..... News From Home ..... People Back Home ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Best Known Eyes in the Army ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... Strictly G.I. ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Between the Lines ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie on Women and War ..... USA in the ETO ..... Mountain Fighters - On snowy peaks of the Colorado Rockies, our new skiing, cliff scaling troops are mastering all the tricks of mountain warfare by Cpl. H. N. Oliphant ..... U.S. Army Engineers 'Fight' Song

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YANK BR 1943 03 14
Vol. 1 No. 39 ....... Cover: Our Readers Are Varied and Many: A Few Intellects of New Guinea ....... Articles Inside: There's no Front Line in New Guinea - They don't fight that way because the Japs hide all around them-and sometimes stroll into the CP, wearing new American uniforms and whistling "One Dozen Roses." by Sgt. Dave Richardson ..... These Pictures Were Sketched Under Fire ( Guadalcanal ) by Sgt. Howard Brodie ..... Jap Trap - In those last days at Guadalcanal, the littlemen of Hirohito were outnumbered, encircled and exhausted but they still refused to give up the jungle without a death struggle by Sgt. Mack Morriss ..... First G.I. Report From Iran: It's Cold, Expensive and Strange by Sgt. Al Hine ..... Army Nurses in New Guinea Can Take It by Cpl. Ralph L. Boyce ..... The Raid - A Yank Reporter Takes a Flight to Lorient by Sgt. Denton Scott ..... USA in the ETO ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad ..... When You Get the Yen to Trade, Pal, Obey These 10 Commandments by Pvt. Ken Abbott ..... A Week Of War - Men are beasts: being a series of paradoxes based on various actions ..... Birds of War ( Hawaii Pigeon Section of the Signal Corps ) ..... News From Home ..... People Back Home ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Esther Williams ..... Home Towns in Wartime: No. 1 - Winchester Ky. by Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Spam & Artie ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... Strictly G.I. ..... The Facts of Dice by Allen Churchill, Y3c ..... Comics

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YANK BR 1943 03 21
Vol. 1 No. 40 ....... Cover: The Two Officers and Gentlemen who are sitting pretty in the skies of Europe - Arnold of the U.S. Air Forces, Portal of the R.A.F. ....... Articles Inside: The Last Days at Guadalcanal - Out of a South Pacific shambles has come some of the best art of the war. Sgt. Howard Brodie finished three drawings the day the last Jap went down. ..... Lend Lease ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad ..... Voyage to the Andreanofs - The Tub sailed 23 days through storms, quakes and Jap subs by Sgt. Georg N. Meyers ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... A Yank Tail Gunner in RCAF Tells of a Bombing Raid on Turin by Sgt. Jack Scott ..... G.I. Joe by Sgt. Dave Breger ..... A Week Of War - The Krasnograd Choo-Choo, Track 29, was unfortunately, on time ..... Pictures From Home ..... News From Home ..... People Back Home ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Hazel Scott ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - The Lowdown on Artie ..... You're in Miami Now - A Study of Army Hotel Life by Pvt. R. C. Bolton and Sgt. Ralph Stein ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... YANK Editorial Page ..... Trouble at Home - The Red Cross does other things besides hospital and recreation work by Sgt. Joe McCarthy ..... Comic

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YANK BR 1943 03 28
Vol. 1 No. 41 ....... Cover: U-Boat Below ....... Articles Inside: Duty In The Sun ( Caribbean ) ..... Stuka Valley - An Army reconnaissance car crew in Tunisia picks up our man Paris and gives him a taste of real hot action on the front line by Sgt. Peter Paris ..... Tunisian Tour - ...where oranges grow on trees, where all the Arabs are con men, where WAACs are stationed in a convent, and the hens lay eggs. By G. K. Hodofield ..... After Thelepte and Gafsa Any GI Could Write a Book ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad - Our men report on the state of the world on matters ranging from life in New Guinea to baths in Oran ..... Pills, Rain, Sores, Fever, Japs; The G.I.'s Daily Menu on New Guinea ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... Strictly G.I. ..... G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger ..... A Week Of War - Someone was getting a kick in the teeth in Tunisia. Nationality: German ..... Variety Show - Produced by the Cameras of the World ..... News From Home ..... People Back Home ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Janet Blair ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie in the Stalls ..... a Kiss from Hedy Lamarr by Sgt. Merle Miller ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... YANK Editorial Page - The Legions Which Serve In Hell: A Tribute ..... They Fight With Film - Hollywood's high priced movie experts are now marching to work in privates' and corporals' uniforms, making a new kind of pictures for the Army by Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... Comics

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YANK BR 1943 04 04
Vol. 1 No. 42 ....... Cover: Back from the Bombs in Africa, Ted's Circus has come Home to slap the German on his own Home Ground ....... Articles Inside: They Tell About Tanks ( North African Allied Tank School ) ..... Ted's Flying Circus - A New Heavyweight Contender has arrived in the ETO. It's winning no beauty prizes for airplanes, the Lib...but that isn't what it's here for, after all ..... Army Without Draftees ( The Belgians ) ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad - Our men report on the state of the world on matters ranging from broken hearts to "Slim" Aarons ..... He Saw His Photo in a Nazi Tank ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... G.I. Joe by 2nd Lt. Dave Breger ..... Strictly G.I. ..... A Week Of War - There's not a great deal of difference between 1814 and 1943. Just 129 years, that's all ..... War in Russia ( Photo Story ) ..... News From Home ..... People Back Home ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Donna Reed ..... Home Towns in Wartime: Frankfort, Ind. by Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Greengroin on the Telephone ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... YANK Editorial Page - The Sergeant's Conference ..... China Stars...and U.S. Stripes - Stilwell's American noncoms streamline Chiang Kai-Shek's veterans with latest U.S. weapons and training methods by Sgt. Ed Cunningham ..... Comics

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YANK BR 1943 04 11
Vol. 1 No. 43 ....... Cover: The Last to Eat - At an advanced base in the North African desert, the cook sits himself down to chow after all the men have had theirs. The cook is Cpl. Marcus E. Barrett of Nitta Yuma, Miss. ....... Articles Inside: Ebb Tide in the South Seas ..... Sunset Division Eclipses The Rising Sun by Sgt. Dave Richardson ..... The Kiwi From New Zealand by Sgt. Merle Miller ..... YANK's Vacation Travelogue by Cpl. William Pene Du Bois ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad ..... He Got Lost Over Enemy Territory in a Transport Plane, Was Blasted by a JU-88, Crashed and Lived To Tell It by Sgt. Burgess Scott ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger ..... Strictly G.I. ..... A Week Of War - Those that have built sand castles and watched the waves wreck them know how Hitler feels this spring ..... Fighters in Africa ( Photo Story ) ..... News From Home ..... Sports: Barney Ross returns from Guadalcanal still on his feet. That's the way he left the ring, too by Sgt. Dan Polier ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Dolores Moran ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie the Martyr ..... Air Force Insignia ( 18 Unit Insignia Drawn by Special Service Division ) ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... YANK Editorial Page - For the Merchant Navy ..... It's in the Cards - John Scarne, gambling expert finds plenty of cheating in Army card games-especially by the dealers. In this article he exposes their favorite methods. By Allen Churchill Y3c ..... Comics

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YANK BR 1943 04 18
Vol. 1 No. 44 ....... Cover: Up Front in New Guinea - At a jungle outpost 30 yards from the Japs, these Yanks are waiting, ready with Garands and hand grenades. This photo was made by Sgt. Dave Richardson of YANK's staff. More New Guinea pictures are on pages 12 and 13. ....... The First Men to Go to War with Germany ....... Articles Inside: Tunisian Front ..... How to Plow a Mine Field - If you are inclined to be happy and like to whistle while you work you'd better not get mixed up in the mine-finding business, but if you just don't give a damn brother, then here's your spot. By S/Sgt. Ralph G. Martin ..... A tooth for a tooth in Tunisia ( Fiction about Dentists ) ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad - Our men report on the state of the world on matters ranging from moving up in New Guinea to an Army run Navy ..... When an Outfit Moves Up in New Guinea They Always Tell the Quartermaster First by Sgt. Dave Richardson ..... The Colonel and His Top Kick: Both Were Tough but One Was Lucky by Sgt. Mack Morriss ..... If You Must Wear Underwear Try These Women's Silk Panties ..... Pop Isn't the Oldest Private Any Longer-He's Made Corporal by Robert G. Ryan ..... MPs Know What's Good for You If You Tipple in British Guiana ..... All the Boys Call This Chaplain a "A Good Joe" ( Chaplain William R. Smith ) ..... Here's One for Ripley--the Army Runs a Navy Down in South America by Sgt. Joe McCarthy ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger ..... Strictly G.I. ..... A Week Of War - Race Day in Tunisia ..... Medical Commandos ( Hawaii's Mountain Rescue Unit ) ..... News From Home ..... Sports: M'Carthy has the pitching; if he can dig up the hitting, the Yankees will win again by Sgt. Dan Polier ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Lenore Aubert ..... Paddle Your Own Outrigger ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie the Well-Dressed Man ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... A Poem For Britain ..... The First To Fight: POLAND - For every Nazi bomb that fell on Warsaw, the Poles have a dozen ready for the Hun by Sgt. Walter Peters ..... Comics

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YANK BR 1943 04 25
Vol. 1 No. 45 ....... Cover: No Description Needed! ....... Articles Inside: In Your Easter Bonnet...London 1943 ..... Easter Parade - "Uniforms will certainly be numerous in the Easter Parade this year; for the first time in history the Easter parade will be graced by great numbers of WAACs, WAVEs and SPARs." YANK's New York Office ..... "C" Company at Kokumbona. By Sgt. Mack Morriss and illustrated by Sgt. Howard Brodie ..... Fifty Minutes of Hell ( The Battle of Savo Island ) - And it seemed like 50 hours to the men on this battleship who went off hunting Japs around the Solomon Islands and got into one of the roughest night engagements in Navy history. By Robert L. Schwartz Y2c and illustrated by Cpl. Robert Greenhalgh ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger ..... Strictly G.I. ..... A Week Of War - Artie Greengroin, PFC, AUS, conducts a class in the history of warfare. Let the bodies fall where they will ..... New Guinea Battleground - Photos by Sgt. Dave Richardson ..... News From Home ..... Home Towns in Wartime: Bucyrus, Ohio by Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Anne Baxter ..... Sports: Phutile Phillies had a new lease on life until Bill Cox hired a trainer with commando ideas by Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie Makes An Explanation ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... YANK Wants These Changes In Overseas Mail Regulations ..... The Halftrack Wolf-Packs - They are nothing like a tank. They are frail-looking little babies beside a German Mark III. But they have raised so much hell with the Germans in Tunisia, that they're called the U-Boats of the Desert. By S/Sgt. Ralph G. Martin ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 05 02
YANK BR 1943 05 02
Vol. 1 No. 46 ....... Cover: Capture of a Tunisian Town. American troops of the First Armored Division enter Maknassy as the Nazis retreat toward the sea. ....... Articles Inside: Log of Duty - Drawings on Coast Guard Cutter by Chief Specialist John L. Floherty, Jr. ..... The Night Raiders - War is a strange thing, and no matter how small an engagement, no one man can see it all. This is the story of a night of war, as seen by two YANK reporters, Bill Richardson and Ben Frasier, who recently were out on two of His Majesty's gunboats in a brief but bitter battle with the enemy off the coast of Holland. ..... Yanks at Home and Abroad ..... Army Stevedores in Iran Use Sign Language To Pass Ammunition Along to Russia . By Sgt. Al Hine ..... Meet the Guys Who Saved You, Sergeant by Sgt. Georg N. Meyers ..... A Report on Russia ( Feminine gender ) according to S/Sgt. George W. Bowne by Sgt. Al Hine ..... Pill Rollers on Errand of Mercy Fought Jungle, Rivers and Swamps by Sgt. Bill Engel ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger ..... Strictly G.I. ..... A Week Of War - The end of a day in Tunisia means the beginning of a night somewhere else. In Germany, say. ..... Pictures From Home ..... News From Home ..... Home Towns in Wartime: Shenandoah, Pa. by Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Doris Merrick ..... Sports: Dodger fan returns from Coast Guard duty in Algiers to play left field with his bums. By Sgt. Frank De Blois ..... Here's how fighting men find relaxation ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie on the Mound ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... YANK Editorial Page - A Tale of Two Armies ..... Shutterbugs SNAFU - That inscription means "Situation Normal-All Film Underexposed," the slogan of a tough GI photo outfit that takes pictures of Jap installations up in the cold Andreanof Islands. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers ..... Joe E. Brown, Traveling Showman ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 05 09
YANK BR 1943 05 09
Vol. 1 No. 47 ....... Cover: Coast Guard Issue ....... Articles Inside: The Invaders - Maybe you think the Coast Guard is given only to Geodetic Surveys, but when you finally go into action in one of those seagoing coal barges, it might change your mind somewhat, maybe By Allen Churchill Y3c ..... The Cruise of the Campbell - If you're a quick man on the tiller and want to save a little ammo, you can sink a sub the same way Coast Guard cutter "Campbell" did. Method: run into the damned thing. Sketches by Hunter Wood, CBM, USCGR, and John L. Floherty, Jr., CS, USCG ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... They've got no beer in Fiji and the Gals never heard of Sarong by Cpl. William F. Haworth ..... Nurses want flat GI helmets; They'd be lots easier to bathe in. By Sgt. Al Hine ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger ..... Strictly G.I. ..... A Week Of War - If anyone wants to visit beautiful Germany these days, the way lies behind that falling bomb, beyond the third seat on that landing barge ..... Yanks Who Chased Von Arnim ..... News From Home ..... Guard Your Coast Mister? - They've Been Watching the Beaches Since 1790. By Sgt. Frank De Blois with artwork by Sgt. Ralph Stein ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Hedy Lamarr ..... Sports: Al Simmons, at 40, returns to the big leagues and hits over a cool .300 for the Red Sox by Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie on the Life of Ease ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... YANK Editorial Page - First to Land, Last to Leave ..... What About V-Mail ..... The Night Raiders ( Second of 2 articles on British light coastal forces. ) By Bill Richardson and Ben Frazier ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 05 16
YANK BR 1943 05 16
Vol. 1 No. 48 ....... Cover : German Mortar - This captured Nazi 50-mm weapon is being studied by American soldiers. ....... Close-Up Pictures of German, Jap and Italian Guns ....... Articles Inside: Enemy Weapons ( Six Pages ) by Sgt. Bill Davidson and Sgt. Ralph Stein ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... Sioux Scouts Put Finishing Touches on the Japs. By Sgt. Dave Richardson ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger ..... Strictly G.I. ..... A Week Of War - Tunis Falls ..... Northern Front - A Pictorial Report from Bases in Alaska and the Aleutian Islands ..... News From Home ..... The Supply Sergeant Makes a Statement of Charges By S/Sgt. Fred C. Buse ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Frances Gifford ..... Pup-Tents for Dog-Faces ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie in Bed ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... Invasion of Norway? - Growing power of Norwegians, who are determined to retake their country from the Nazis, has Adolf Hitler worried ..... Play Ball! - Preview of the Major League Season by Sgt. Dan Polier ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 05 23
YANK BR 1943 05 23
Vol. 1 No. 49 ....... Cover: Tunisian Fancy Dress ..... While these flying sergeants of the Air Forces in Africa await appointment as flight officers they wear a variety of uniform that is strange to the GI eye. At left is F.A. Townsend of Newton, Iowa. In center, R.T. Quinn of Gary, Ind., wears a U.S. officer's uniform he bought in the States in anticipation of that flight officership. To it he's affixed his stripes. W.J. Albrecht of Chicago wears the British battle dress issued to many U.S. soldiers operating in the desert. ....... The Story of the Fall of Tunisia ....... Articles Inside: 1 of a 1000 - At the end Tunisia was a bomber's paradise. The Luftwaffe was smashed, and the great Allied aircraft were able to proceed undisturbed to and from their targets. ..... The Taking of Tunis. By Sgt. Dave Golding ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... Mess of Destruction is Left in War's Wake On New Guinea's Tropical Shores. By Sgt. Dave Richardson ..... It Was a Little Like Magic When the Bakers Turned Out White Bread. By Sgt. Al Hine ..... He Was Hit by a 20-mm Shell But Thought He Had Lost His Pants ..... First Date in 10 Months and These GIs Got Stood Up. By Sgt Ken Abbott ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger ..... Strictly G.I. ..... A Week Of War - When things were concluded in Africa they began somewhere else. First, over Europe. ..... Our Fighters In Tunisia ( Photo Report ) by Sgt. Pete Paris ..... News From Home ..... Nightmare ( Fiction ) ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Dona Drake ..... Sports: Short sports stories: Hank Greenberg says good-bye to baseball and an ump confesses by Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie the Aviator ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... YANK Editorial Page - ...concerning an Anonymous Guy Down South ..... How to Live on a Desert Island - All you need is a machete to keep your stomach full and a roof over your head. But remember not to act like a tough guy if you meet the natives. By Sgt. Merle Miller ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 05 30
YANK BR 1943 05 30
Vol. 1 No. 50 ....... Cover: Pin-up for WAACs This dog-tagged Dorothy Lamour is Sgt. Charles Gardocki, and he's sweating out the war somewhere in the Pacific. Hirsute, h'ain't he? ....... Articles Inside: ... The Assam Dragons - This tough young American fighter plane squadron loads up its P-40s with bombs and makes daily special delivery trips to Japanese supply lines and bases in Northern Burma, getting into incredible adventures that make Hollywood movie thrillers seem tame. By Sgt Ed Cunningham ..... A Story of American Courage - They swam ashore a few months ago without clothes or equipment. Now they're all ready to face the Jap. By Sgt. Mack Morriss ..... Special Services Men at the Persian Gulf Run Shows, Movies, Books and Fever. By Sgt. Al Hine ..... GIs in Alaska Have Their Own "Sun Valley" and Champion Skiers ..... First Jeep Outfit in New Guinea Still Goes Where the Infantry Goes. By Sgt. Dave Richardson ..... Gals Must Be Friendly to GIs, The British Rule Book Tells Them ..... They Call It the Virgin Squeal; It's the Navy's Treat Once a Week ..... Skipper, Flying Scotty Dog of South Pacific, Is Veteran of Three Battles and 26 Air Raids. By Sgt. Merle Miller ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... G.I. Joe "G-3 Operations" by Lt. Dave Breger ..... Strictly G.I. ..... A Week of War - How to Soften Up Italy, Etc., In One Memorable Lesson ..... News From Home ..... Home Towns in Wartime - Mexico, Mo. By Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Maureen O'Hara ..... The Sad Sack "The Obstacle" By Sgt. George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie the Visionary ..... Sports: Griffith Finds a Winning Team is Best Box-Office Attraction. By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... Evening Report ..... The Poets Cornered ..... Mail Call ..... Lines of Lament for a Non-Existent Lady - She was the Most Famous Lady in Africa. But, the pity of it all, she doesn't exist. ..... Panama Quartermasters On the Chow Run - They Need a Navy and Railroad to Deliver Sunday Dinner. By Sgt. Robert G. Ryan ..... YANK Cartoons

YANK BR 1943 06 06
YANK BR 1943 06 06
Vol. 1 No. 51 ....... Cover: The Fort and the Sky and the Flak Over Emden - makes a very pretty picture for the camera in this one of the few actual "burst" ever taken, and a very unpretty picture for the Axis as the air offensive grows rapidly stronger. ....... Articles Inside: 66 Days Missing in Action - This is the story of nine men from the Flying Fortress "My Lovin' Dove," who disappeared into the Jap-held Pacific and were officially listed for two months as "missing in action under circumstances presuming death." They tell here how they eluded the Japs, how they discovered a Navy flyer who had been missing six months, and how six of them were saved in one of the most dangerous rescue missions of the Pacific campaign. by Sgt. Mack Morriss ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... Kiska Catches Hell Now That the Yanks Beat Their Feet on Amchitka Mud. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers ..... Gas Warfare - Don't think the enemy won't use gas. He creates that impression so that his first chemicals will catch us with our pants down. By Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... Stage Set for European Invasion ..... 67 Sad Sacks - That's the name of an exclusive fraternity of noncommissioned fighter pilots who have seen plenty of action in Tunisia. By Sgt. Pete Paris ..... G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger ..... Strictly G.I. ..... A Week Of War - If you were a bomb you could have been pretty sure where you'd have fallen last week ..... In The Pacific - A Photographic Visit To Some Distant American Bases ..... News From Home ..... Home Towns in Wartime: Willmar, Minn. by Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... Soldier Artist - PFC. Albert Gold ..... The Navy Saves 97 Out of 100 Wounded ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie the Perfect Gentleman ..... Mail Call ..... What Do Enemy Prisoners Think About the War? By Sgt. Milton Lehman ..... It's in the Cards - Part Two: How to spot the crooked gamblers' universal sign language. By Allen Churchill Y3c ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 06 13
YANK BR 1943 06 13
Vol. 1 No. 52 ....... Cover: Pass in Cairo ....... Articles Inside: If You Could Take Only Three Things Into the Desert, What Would You Pick? ..... Making a Pass at Cairo By S/Sgt. Arthur J. Gutman ..... 82-Pound Sergeant ( Little Bawk - a Burmese Nurse ) By Sgt Ed Cunningham ..... Medics Are Tough In New Guinea ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... Up in Attu, Your Tail Drags in the Mud While Sand Blows Into Your Eyes ..... Tombstones on These Graves In Tunisia Didn't Stand Translation ..... The Close Shavers Club By Sgt. Burgess Scott ..... Here's a Tail Gunner Who Isn't Bored Any Longer. By Sgt. Merle Miller ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger ..... Strictly G.I. ..... A Week Of War - The Return of a Native and the Picture of Things to Come ( European Version ) ..... In New Guinea - In India ( Photo Report ) ..... News From Home ..... Home Towns in Wartime: Spencer, Iowa. by Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Marjorie Lord ..... Sports: Longden wanted no part of Count Fleet after his first ride. The horse was crazy. By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie the Crystal Gazer ..... Additional Notes on Dirty Gertie ..... Mail Call ..... Tunisian Scoreboard - Names and numbers of outfits in African campaign ..... WAACs - The Corps Completes Its First Year Working Hard At Men's Army Jobs. By Cpl. E. M. Halliday ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 06 20
YANK BR 1943 06 20
Vol. 2 No. 1 ....... Cover: Combined Operations ....... First Anniversary Issue ....... Articles Inside: Mop-up in Tunisia ..... 12 Months under Fire - The Army has tested new weapons, proved old tactics, eaten plenty of Spam and found places where Scotch costs $400 a quart. ..... YANK Its first year in the Army ( Photo Report ) ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... How Planes Support Infantry - Command in B-24 over Attu took radio directions from ground during attack, then sent P-38 fighters to raise hell with Jap concentrations. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger ..... Strictly G.I. ..... A Week Of War - Pantellaria was a light jab, the Sunday punch is on the way, and if you see a towel coming in from Musso's corner, don't duck it, boy, just catch it in the air. ..... Variety Show - Produced by the Cameras of the World ..... News From Home ..... Home Towns in Wartime: The Big Town by Sgt. Durbin L. Horner ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Lois Andrews ..... Sports: Eric Tipton, Duke's great punter, makes the grade with Cincinnati. By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie the Bird-Fancier ..... Mail Call ..... From the Commander-In-Chief in regards to YANK's first issue. ..... Secret Weapons for the Invasion of Germany ( Fun Fiction ) By Sgt. Ralph Stein ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 06 27
YANK BR 1943 06 27
Vol. 2 No. 2 ....... Cover: A Picture of Peace and serenity of the sea. But it's far from peaceful for the U-boats caught beneath a Sunderland's belly out in the stormy Atlantic. ....... Articles Inside: What Gave You Your Biggest Kick in a Tank Battle? ..... Slit Trenches... and Slit Throats ( Gurkhas and their kukris in Italy ) By Sgt. Ralph G. Martin ..... 'First In, Last Out' - The Combat Engineers In New Guinea Had What It Takes By Sgt. Dave Richardson ..... Killers under the Silk! - With the same demoralizing weapon the Germans used against their native land, the Poles are training to go back against the Hun and demoralize him. ( Polish Paratroopers ) By Sgt. Walter Peters ..... Dream Crew - It's the boys who get back intact that are doing the job. ( Captain Darrell L. Sims and his B-24 crew ) By Capt. Arthur Gordon ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger ..... Strictly G.I. ..... A Week Of War - Every Day last week you could pick up a paper and read some good news in it. Even on Friday. ..... The Army-Navy Game 1943 ( Photo Report ) ..... News From Home ..... Genie with the Light Brown Hair - The story of Cpl. Sam Johnson and his wonderful Chinese lamp. By Sgt. Merle Miller ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Virginia Patton ..... Sports: Thinking out loud and wondering whatever became of Tunney's anti-cigarette campaign ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie behind the section 8 ball ..... Mail Call ..... Mediterranean Mystery - Musso's Navy - Down south the outlook is beautiful, but don't overlook the fact that the Ities, unfortunately, still have some warships-if they decide to use them. ..... What Happened to My Allotment? ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 07 04
YANK BR 1943 07 04
Vol. 2 No. 3 ....... Cover: YANK Magazine's Cover Choice as Part of the Nation Wide Patriotic Display of Flags on the Covers of All Magazines for the Week of July 4, 1943 ....... Articles Inside: WAACS at Work ..... The WAACs in North Africa. By Sgt. Pete Paris ..... Blind Man's Buff With Bullets - Killing a Jug of Captured Jap Wine, These GIs Rehash the Attu Invasion. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers ..... The British 1st Army - They Come A Long Way. By Sgt. Durbin L. Horner ..... Strictly G.I. ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... Plane Crew Makes Engine Changes In 3 Hours; Made 57 in One Month. By Sgt. Merle Miller ..... Russians Name Guns and Dugouts For Their Heroic Soldiers and Sailors ..... Every Man in This Show Troupe Has Seen Combat in New Guinea. By Sgt. Don Harrison ..... A Week of War - Gales were blowing over Italy and Germany and even Japan was beginning to feel a light breeze. They would all grow in proportion ..... Aleutian Outpost ( Photo Report ) By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers ..... News From Home ..... Home Towns in Wartime: Beaver Dam, Wis. by Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Lena Horne ..... Sports: Galento Comes Back From His Jersey Bar. By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie The Stoic by Sgt. Harry Brown ..... Mail Call ..... Secret Air Force Weapon - Profiting from experiences of flyers in action against the enemy in Europe, Africa, China and the Pacific, our Air Forces have made several sweeping changes in the training program for our cadets and new pilots in the ground and cloud schools back in Texas. By Sgt. H. N. Oliphant ..... Comics ..... G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger

YANK BR 1943 07 11
YANK BR 1943 07 11
Vol. 2 No. 4 ....... Articles Inside: The Navy on the Land ..... Mountain Warfare on Attu. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers ..... Early Morning Mission In New Guinea ..... 57th Fighter Group - These American Air Force youngsters ran interference for Montgomery's British Eighth Army all the way from Alamein to Tunis, finally shooting down 74 enemy planes over the Straits of Sicily to win one of the greatest single aerial engagements in history. By Sgt. Burgess Scott ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... Strictly G.I. ..... Powder Yer Egg, Jack? By Leon Lukaszewski ..... A Week of War - Every year things begin to pop around the 4th of July. This year was no exception. ..... Caribbean Tour ( Photo Story ) ..... News From Home ..... The Colonel and His Squab ( Fiction ) By Sgt. Harry Brown ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Susan Peters ..... Sports: Novikoff Signs With Cubs After A 61-Day Furlough. By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie Agonized by Sgt. Harry Brown ..... Mail Call ..... One Little Editorial Goebbels Can't Answer ..... Prep School For Bomber Crews. By Sgt. H. N. Oliphant ..... G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 07 18
YANK BR 1943 07 18
Vol. 2 No. 5 ....... Cover: On the Soft Sands of the soft underbelly of Europe we moved in last week. In the words of President Roosevelt it was the Beginning of the End. ....... Articles Inside: The Beginning of the End - It was the biggest combined operation the world has ever known. It involved 40 solid nautical miles of ships, and the air fleets covered the sky. But it was more than just ships and planes, tanks, guns and men. It was the beginning of the liberation of Europe -- the beginning of the end. ( Sicily ) ..... Sketches from the South Pacific by Sgt. Howard Brodie ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... Strictly G.I. ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... Japs Used Cecil For Clay Pigeon, But He Kept Coming Back For More. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers ..... Sailor Puts in a 16-Hour Day As Post's One-Man Radio Station By Pfc. Nat G. Bodian ..... A Week of War - The War was becoming fiercer by the minute-from Syracuse to the South Seas. ..... Variety Show - Produced by the Cameras of the World ..... News From Home ..... Home Towns in Wartime: Arkadelphia, Ark. by Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Jean Rogers ..... Sports: Rice Knew He Didn't Have A Chance to Win By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Arduous Ole Artie by Sgt. Harry Brown ..... Mail Call ..... A Few Lines About Greener Grass By Pvt. Irwin Shaw ..... Marked Cards ( John Scarne gambling expert ) By Allen Churchill Y3c ..... Comics ..... G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger

YANK BR 1943 07 25
YANK BR 1943 07 25
Vol. 2 No. 6 ....... Cover: The Voyage to Sicily by Sea and Air. ....... Articles Inside: Visit Beautiful Sicily ..... Routes for Invaders - Some came by air, descending silently into the night. Some came by sea, tossing in their tiny craft across the dark waters of the Straits. This is the story of how we went into Sicily -- told by two YANK reporters who were there. ... The Paratroops By Sgt. Jack Foisie ... The Infantry By Sgt. Ralph Martin ..... So You Washed Out of OCS? - Overseas training centers give "failures" another chance to fit themselves into positions of leadership and usefulness. By Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... Strictly G.I. ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... Submarine Sailors Describe Their Recent Journey Along the Shores of Japan By Robert G. Ryan ..... A Week of War - The dream of Caesar's wife came true this week, but the old man kept away from the Capital. It wasn't much anyway. ..... Signal Corps Unit in Africa ( Photo Story ) ..... News From Home ..... Nomenclature of the Package, APO ( Fiction ) ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Lucille Ball ..... Sports: Camp Roberts Is Glad Kovacs Went to Australia By Sgt. Dave Richardson ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie the Optimist ..... Mail Call ..... Tide Turns Toward Allies In Battle of Atlantic ..... Private " SNAFU " - Animated Movie ..... Comics ..... G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger

YANK BR 1943 08 01
YANK BR 1943 08 01
Vol. 2 No. 7 ....... Cover: Paratrooper. ....... Articles Inside: One Down...One To Go! By Sgt. Harry Brown ..... Negro Fighters' First Battle - It was just a routine engagement between P-40s and German planes before the invasion of Sicily but it was a historic event -- the first time Americans of this race met the enemy in aerial warfare. By Pvt. Irwin Shaw ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... Strictly G.I. ..... People in Sicily Ask Americans Why They Didn't Come Sooner By Sgt. Pete Paris ..... A Week of War - The Russians, of course, were pleased to know that Mussolini took a header, but they were so busy around Orel that they hadn't time to give the matter much thought. ..... Shipped - Sgt. Dick Hanley, YANK's Cameraman, Records Life Aboard A Troop Transport Crossing the Pacific ..... News From Home ..... The New Tax Bill By Cpl. Richard Paul ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Eleanor Parker ..... Sports: Whirly Had To Lick Fear To Become A Great Horse ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - One Roll Artie ..... Mail Call ..... The Sweetheart of Co. D ( Fiction ) By Pvt. William Saroyan ..... WAACS In The ETO By Sgt. Durbin L. Horner ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 08 08
YANK BR 1943 08 08
Vol. 2 No. 8 ....... Cover: Green Light for Invasion. Out of the African night came such a signal as this to bid the Airborne troops off on their journey to Sicily. ....... Articles Inside: The Brothers ( Mark and Jack Mathis ) By Sgt. Jim Duggan ..... The Road to Russia - These Quartermaster drivers push their trucks over one of the most important highways in the world -- the twisting supply route from the Persian Gulf to the U.S.S.R. ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... Strictly G.I. ..... Landing at Woodlark - When the Army staged its first amphibious invasion in the Southwest Pacific, the Japanese politely refrained from crashing the party. By Sgt. Dave Richardson ..... A Week of War - German Europe was at last getting it from all sides. It looked as though she were about to get it in the middle, too. ..... Special Delivery ( Resupplying by Parachute Photo Story ) By Sgt. Bob Ghio ..... News From Home ..... Soldier's Deposits - The GI bank now allows withdrawals any time-and still pays a 4-percent interest on your savings. by Sgt. H. N. Oliphant ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Dolores Moran ..... Sports: The Great Lakes Ball Team Has A Major League Line-Up ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie and the Girls From Home ..... Mail Call ..... The Phenomenon that is World War II ..... The New Airborne Brigades - Before the attack on Sicily, the Army's flying invasion teams were completely streamlined into smaller and faster striking units with none of the customary non-combatant clerks and administrative equipment. By Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 08 15
YANK BR 1943 08 15
Vol. 2 No. 9 ....... Articles Inside: Tales From the Sicilian Front By Sgt. Jack Foisie and Walter Bernstein ..... Bomber Raid on Japs at Bougainville - Artwork by Sgt. Howard Brodie ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... Strictly G.I. ..... New Patches - Marine Amphibious Corps and Alaska Defense Command ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... A Week of War - The German powers-that-be were gathering around a table, and even the table had hardly a leg to stand on. ..... Variety Show - Produced by the Cameras of the World ..... News From Home ..... The Jeep Joins the French Army By Sgt. Pete Paris ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Dorothy Day ..... Sports: Rickey pulls a fast one on Cubs and steals their new shortstop ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie the Almost-Reformed ..... Mail Call ..... Tough German Army Waits for Us in Europe ..... Highwaymen - Here in England, stirring the same soil that was sifted by the Romans, American Engineers are breaking all records for building roads--gaining the experience for the vast construction projects which will confront the world after this war is over. Sketches by Sgt. John Scott ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 08 22
YANK BR 1943 08 22
Vol. 2 No. 10 ....... Articles Inside: Tales From the Sicilian Front By Sgt. Jack Foisie and Walter Bernstein ..... Bomber Raid on Japs at Bougainville - Artwork by Sgt. Howard Brodie ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... Strictly G.I. ..... New Patches - Marine Amphibious Corps and Alaska Defense Command ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... A Week of War - The German powers-that-be were gathering around a table, and even the table had hardly a leg to stand on. ..... Variety Show - Produced by the Cameras of the World ..... News From Home ..... The Jeep Joins the French Army By Sgt. Pete Paris ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Dorothy Day ..... Sports: Rickey pulls a fast one on Cubs and steals their new shortstop ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie the Almost-Reformed ..... Mail Call ..... Tough German Army Waits for Us in Europe ..... Highwaymen - Here in England, stirring the same soil that was sifted by the Romans, American Engineers are breaking all records for building roads--gaining the experience for the vast construction projects which will confront the world after this war is over. Sketches by Sgt. John Scott ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 08 29
YANK BR 1943 08 29
Vol. 2 No. 11 ....... Cover: Souvenir Hunting, Southwest Pacific. ... Soon after the first troops landed on Woodlark Island in the Southwest Pacific, Pvt. Eugene Maranto, a machine gunner found himself some native souvenirs: a drum and a carved wooden head. See pages 12 and 13 for more pictures of the American occupation of Woodlark Island.. ....... Articles Inside: Life at an Air Base By Cpl. John D. Preston Artwork by John Scott ..... Tales From the Sicilian Front Part Three. By Sgt. Jack Foisie and Sgt. Walter Bernstein ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... Strictly G.I. ..... The Eight-Ball, Chugalug and C. E. Shack Gave the Japanese Hell in China ( A B-24 Mission of the 14th Air Force ) By Sgt. Marion Hargrove ..... A Week of War - Germany didn't know what a Pincers Movement was until she found herself in one whose ends ran from Quebec to Kharkov - Admiral Yamamoto's Funeral ..... Closer to Tokyo( Photo Report ) ..... News From Home ..... The Swagger Stick that Swishes ( Fiction ) By Sgt. Marion Hargrove ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Joan Leslie ..... Sports: An open letter to Cpl. Izzy Shaw in Sicily about the fall of the Dodgers By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie the Ruffian ..... Mail Call ..... The Halved Fort and the Tail Gunner - It may never happen here, but if it does the tail gunner won't be coming down on a desert island. It's a chance in a million that he'll come down at all the way they've been bringing them back in the E.T.O. Artwork by Cpl. Ruge ..... Raising the Normandie By Allen Churchill Y3c ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 09 05
YANK BR 1943 09 05
Vol. 2 No. 12 ....... Cover: After the Raid ... Marauder pilots discussing their attack on France whose coast they left less than half an hour before this photo was taken. ....... Articles Inside: Soldiers and Silk ( Parachutes ) ..... Gun - The Story of a 105-mm howitzer, serial number 1008, and the men who fired it in Texas and Pine Camp and then for keeps in Sicily. By Sgt. Walter Bernstein ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... Head Hunters Drop War Drums For Boogie Woogie as GI Band Jumps By Sgt Ed Cunningham ..... Come Home Wearing a Crutch and Get a Welcome Like Sgt. York ..... Three Chinese GIs Sent to Fight Against European End of the Axis. By Sgt. Ken Abbott ..... If Cleopatra Was Still There, She'd Like GI Jive By Sgt. Al Kline ..... GI Cowboys In South Pacific Round Up Creamed Beef on Hoof. By Sgt. Arthur Barschdorf ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... Strictly G.I. ..... New Fifth Army Insignia ..... Enemy Weapons No. 1 - German Side Arms ( Luger and Walther Pistol ) ..... A Week of War - A Pithie Unpleasaunt Comedie Intituled The Masque Of Kinges or A Figgo For Puttinge Powder Neath The Walles, as has been diverse times perform'd bye the Lorde High Executioner his Seruants. ..... Streamlining the Foreign Legion ( Photo Report ) ..... News From Home ..... The Phantom Platoon - When Roger Britt, the meek OCS Student, called these men to attention, all the generals and colonels in the Army were not able to make them stand at ease. ( YANK Fiction ) By O/C Ray Duncan ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Ava Gardner ..... Sports: The Story of a Baseball Cap That Went Off to War By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie The Fag-Buyer ..... Mail Call ..... A-36 Invader - This new and powerful fighter-bomber terrorized the enemy in Sicily By Sgt. Pete Paris ..... Psychology for the Fighting Man - What causes panic and mental breakdowns in the Army? Here's an interesting discussion of such problems in straight, simple language. ..... A Few Tips On How To See In the Dark ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 09 12
YANK BR 1943 09 12
Vol. 2 No. 13 ....... Cover: Italian Kibitzer .. The Story of the Fall of Italy. ....... Articles Inside: The Fall of Italy ( Five Page Article ) ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... Even the Mosquitoes Can't Stand This Army Way Station in Central Pacific by Sgt. Merle Miller ..... The Regensburg Raid As told to Sgt. Charles Brand ..... North Atlantic Report ( Photo Report ) ..... News From Home ..... Home Towns in Wartime: Cheyenne, Wyo. by Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Bunny Waters ..... Sports: Sewell Discovers Ephus Ball and Becomes Pitcher of Year By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Autumnal Ole Artie ..... Mail Call ..... Yanks at Oxford ..... Pacific Seaman - Bob Christiansen of Omaha has been through four major sea battles but he doesn't bother wearing ribbons on his whites. "I'm just an average Mac," he says. By Sgt. Merle Miller ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 09 19
YANK BR 1943 09 19
Vol. 2 No. 14 ....... Cover: Imported Stuff ..... Exclusive Picture Story of the Attu Invasion. ....... Articles Inside: The Dictator's Dilemmae - You write your musical comedies and we write ours, by way of a few brief scenes from the last act of Julius Caesar, based on various communiques ( enemy's included ) and being a treatment of modern history as it would be written by an army psychiatrist were he present at the briefing. Attu - The fight for the Aleutian island of Attu was one of the hardest ever fought by American arms. The Jap, who never surrendered, was not the only enemy; there was also the weather. Both were beaten. Landing with the first U.S. soldiers was YANK's Sgt. Georg Meyers, who, when he wasn't using his rifle, was using his camera. The result is this picture story of the campaign, printed on these and the following two pages. ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... A Week of War - The news from Russia was good and so was the news from New Guinea. They were widely separated theaters, but in both of them men were moving in the right direction. ..... Variety Show - Produced by the Cameras of the World ..... News From Home ..... Whatever Became of the Old Fashion Uppercut? ( Fiction ) By O/C Ray Duncan ..... Preparation for Invasion ( Fiction ) By Pvt. Irwin Shaw ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Grace McDonald ..... Sports: Dartmouth, Loaded With Marine Reserves, Looms as the Football Powerhouse in East By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - One-Round Artie ..... Mail Call ..... Side Remarks - When the boys hit the chairs at the air base they can talk about anything they want. If they don't like the Army they can say so, and if they do like England they can say so. Usually they do both. By Cpl. John D. Preston ..... The New Dutch Soldier - When the Germans occupied the Netherlands they forgot to occupy a lot of Netherlanders, and ever since, those Netherlanders have been occupying themselves with the war against Hitler. Some of them are scattered with the Allies all over the world, but a good many are waiting around the ETO in the Princess Irene Brigade, and when they go home they want to go the hard way. By Pvt. Albert Orbaan ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 09 26
YANK BR 1943 09 26
Vol. 2 No. 15 ....... Cover: Beyond a Bosky Dell, an American soldier stares out across the Channel. When he goes beyond that rock rearing out of the water, the hat he wears will weigh a lot more and he won't have much time to sit down. ....... Articles Inside: Birth of an Airfield - Since 1066 many strange things have appeared across the face of England. There have been wonders and miracles, dangers and delights. An Airfield is no miracle, but viewed in the light of its surroundings and the men that built it, and the reasons for the building, it is an object worthy of study and contemplation. Airfields in England are built on historic ground, by men who are making history. This is a story of one of them... By Sgt. Jack Scott ..... A Report on Who Fought Where in Sicily - "The Fightin' 1st" veterans from Tunisia distinguished themselves again while others, new to battle, took the campaign in stride. ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... The Sergeant and His Adam's Apple Start a Sensation in China By Sgt. Marion Hargrove ..... GI Radioman Pulls a Jap's Leg, Or Maybe the Colonel Is Pulling Ours ..... Yanks Corner Boogie Market And Then Misplace It Overnight By Cpl. Burtt Evans ..... It Ain't the Heat; You Just Don't Have a 'Renshaw Heat Defeater' By Sgt. Jim Swarts Jr. ..... Dogface Dialogue From the Middle East By Cpl. John R. Evans ..... Ma, They're Making Eyes at Me; Or How to Start a Riot in Hawaii By Sgt. Merle Miller ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... A Week of War - It was Nip and Tuck at Salerno, with the Americans Finally Doing Most of the Nipping. The British, the Russians, and the Yanks on New Guinea were Bringing Home the Bacon, Too. ..... Out of the Spotlight ( Photo Report ) ..... News From Home ..... Raid on Paramushiru - They didn't mind when the Jap hit their No. 4 engine; it was already dead anyway. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Alexis Smith ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie Raises His Visor ..... Sports: Navy carries the ball in the South where Duke and Georgia Tech will be powers By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... Mail Call ..... The Aleutian Campaign - It was a strange kind of warfare, but it pushed the Japanese back a thousand miles closer to Tokyo. ..... Action at Orel By Sgt. Mikhail Bulaev of the Red Army ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 10 03
YANK BR 1943 10 03
Vol. 2 No. 16 ....... Cover: Home-Made Knife - Pfc. Raymond San Juan, a full-blooded Indian from Albuquerque, N. Mex., holds a "home-made" weapon at the Ranger and Combat School in Hawaii. Before "students" were graduated, they were required to fashion an original weapon capable of killing a man. San Juan's seems able to do that. ....... General Marshall's Biennial Report on the Army ....... Articles Inside: General Marshall Reports ..... Fiji Fighter - Born to the jungle, he can stick a knife in your back before you know he is on the same island, covers 30 miles a day over tough terrain, often has five "wives" and admires Joe E. Brown. By Sgt. Merle Miller ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... Yanks Free Chinese Workers Brought by Japs to New Georgia By Sgt. Mack Morriss ..... This Chaplain Ducks Bullets, And Finds No Atheists In Foxholes ( Chaplain Edward Connelly ) By Sgt. Dave Richardson ..... Susie and Mata Looked Alike But Susie Was Male, Mata Was Not By Sgt. Ken Abbott ..... Nazis Don't Like Goums - Their favorite pastime is slitting Nazi throats. They slashed a few in Sicily and then moved northward in the invasion vanguard which went to Corsica. A little more blood flowed there from a few more Nazi necks. By Sgt. Ralph G. Martin ..... A Week of War - With the Russians almost to Poland, the old names were beginning to be heard again. This time they would be heard in reverse order from the last time. ..... GI Railroad - Two Yanks Take Over A Line in North Africa ( Photo Report ) By Pvt. Irwin Shaw ..... News From Home ..... New York - Hello and Goodbye! ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Frances Rafferty ..... Sports: Washington Huskies May Go Rose Bowlin' By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - The Ordeal of Artie ..... Mail Call ..... "Sing, You Soldier!" By Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... Blackjack - It Knocks Out Everyone But The Dealer ( Card Expert John Scarne ) By Allen Churchill Y3c ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 10 10
YANK BR 1943 10 10
Vol. 2 No. 17 ....... Cover: The Russian Soldier ....... Articles Inside: Insignia of Rank in the Red Army ..... The Russian Soldier - A Portrait of the Guy who is Beating Hell out of the Huns a thousand miles across the face of Europe. He has his own K.P., his own M.P.s, his own version of goldbricking, his own U-S-O and family allotments, his own games, his own jive - and he hates the Russian version of spam. In short, he is suprisingly like the average American soldier. By Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... The Russian Soldier - They are men of the soil, the Russians. They are fighting not only for the freedom of their country. They are fighting for the land they love, the good earth that has given them work and given them sustenance. By Senior Sgt. Ilarion Kizeyev ..... Enemy Weapons No. 2 - German Submachine Gun ( MP 38 and MP 40 ) ..... These Japs Gave Up Without a Fight - At Kiska, the sons of the Emperor turned and ran from approaching American invaders instead of following their tradition of honorable death -- showing for the first time, they are only human, after all. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... A Week of War - There was a lull along the Dnieper, but there was no lull along the Rhine, and no lull in German depression. ..... Variety Show - Produced by the Cameras of the World ..... News From Home ..... It Happens on the Beach at Tel-Litwinsky ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Marguerite Chapman ..... Sports: Ol' Dizzy Dean Writes a Book About Himself By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Ole Shelley Greengroin ..... Mail Call ..... A Plea to the Post-War Planners or Please Don't Streamline Mother While I'm Gone ..... Sgt. Kevin McCarthy - The Personal History of an Infantryman in the South Pacific by Sgt. Merle Miller ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 10 17
YANK BR 1943 10 17
Vol. 2 No. 18 ....... Cover: Veteran of Munda and Guadalcanal ....... The Story of an Infantry Battle in New Georgia ....... Articles Inside: Infantry Battle in New Georgia By Sgt. Mack Morriss ..... Palestine Express - The Train to Tel Aviv carries every kind of general, private and civilian under the sun and stops as often as a woman in a Brooklyn bargain basement. By Pvt. Irwin Shaw ..... Bazooka Close-Up ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... Skirmish at Scafati - It was not a very big battle, but some men were killed there in the peaceful village streets and when the last tanks rumbled on towards Naples, the war had left its scars onthe town and all the people in it. By Sgt. Dave Golding ..... The Greek Navy - Sailors on a Greek destroyer, first Allied warship to enter Augusta's harbor in the Sicilian campaign, await the day when they will help to free their own homeland from the terrors of the German occupation. By Sgt Ed Cunningham ..... A Week of War - A lesson in three-dimensional warfare or, sorry, but you can't put a land mine in that cirro-cumulus, bud. ..... Trapping the Jap - These remarkable pictures were made over New Guinea as American paratroopers were used for the first time in the Pacific Theater. The camera follows them as they descend on Lae, to block the escape of 20,000 Japanese who were faced bby the Australian forces. ..... News From Home ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie on New Ways of War ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Juanita Stark ..... Mail Call ..... A Day at Cambridge - One of our men goes rambling around the olde university town and comes back and rambles around a little while on his typewriter. By Cpl. John D. Preston ..... Sports: Jumping the gun, we offer probably the only 1943 All-American Football Team in existance By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... "Bitter-Ender's Glory" - For month after month, the Armed Guardsmen of the Navy have fought Hitler on the high seas. In the beginning they were the target for jibes and puns of other navy men. But now, they have earned a record for bravery under fire which can be excelled by few units in anybody's armed service. By Yeoman Tom Bernard ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 10 24
YANK BR 1943 10 24
Vol. 2 No. 19 ....... Cover: Chow Time in Italy. - A couple of kids in Musso's former domain find a friend in Cpl. John Chiola, of Johnstown, Pa. ....... Articles Inside: Flashes From the Italian Front - Being a Collection of Coincidences and the Like - Unusual Things Which Occur to Men in the Field of Battle as They Fight in a Strange Land. ..... PK - No matter what you think of Joe Goebbels, his propaganda agencies are one of your worst enemies ( Propaganda Kompanien ) By Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... The Schweinfurt Raid By Sgt. Walter Peters ..... Enemy Weapons No. 3 - German Hand Grenades ( Stick and egg-type models ) ..... A Week of War - It was the same old war, only a little more so in several places ..... Action and Rest in India ( Photo Report ) ..... News From Home ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Gail Manners ..... Sports: Imagine, Lombardi's Afraid of Crowds! By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie Gets Shot ..... Mail Call ..... Crash Landing By Sgt. Jack Horner ..... Road to Tokyo - Pushing this important supply route through hostile Burma, American Army Engineers are building, for the first time in history, a big highway under constant danger of enemy attack. By Sgt Ed Cunningham ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 10 31
YANK BR 1943 10 31
Vol. 2 No. 20 ....... Cover: Firing Squad Executes Two German Spies. ....... Articles Inside: Two Nazi Spies Die - A French firing squad executes them in Aleppo, Syria ( Photo Report ) By Sgt. George Aarons ..... Arctic Adventure - The only contacts these soldiers had with the rest of the world during nine months on the storm-swept Greenland Icecap were two bags of mail, dropped from the air in November and March, and a radio program once each week. ..... by Sgt. H. N. Oliphant ..... Historic Crossing - A brief story of the crossing of the Volturno, where the Engineers put up a bridge under unpleasant circumstances and where Garibaldi had once run into trouble himself. By Sgt. Jack Foisie ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... Street Scene in Berlin - One of our more enterprising reporters report from the German capital on the situation there, and the situation there is just what you might expect it to be. By Cpl. Paul H. Weiss ..... A Week of War ..... Variety Show - Produced by the Cameras of the World ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Bettye Avery ..... News From Home ..... Mail Call ..... Sports: Futurity Day, Belmont, 1943 Uncle Sam the Big Winner By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Greengroin the Speaker of Beautiful Prose ..... Nine Wounded Veterans - Sgt. John Russell, T/Sgt. Ray A. Lent, Navy Chief W. A. Murphy, Pvt. Abe Miller, Pvt. Leo Sanders, PFC. Lloyd Gunnels, Sgt. Theodore Jones, T/Sgt. Floyd Sullivan and Cpl. Joe Sakasitz By Artist Sgt. Howard Brodie ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 11 07
YANK BR 1943 11 07
Vol. 2 No. 21 ....... Cover: Report on the Australians Who Captured Lae ....... Articles Inside: The Race to Lae - The first American GI to enter the Jap stronghold in New Guinea tells how he moved in with the veteran desert fighters in the Australian 9th Division who were trying to beat the jungle fighting 7th Division at its own game. By Sgt. Dave Richardson ..... Shoot the Works - That's the slogan of the Signal Corps photographers in the Pacific, who take all kinds of pictures in the front lines, not only combat action but even new trick methods of baking bread. By Sgt. Mack Morriss ..... The Squadron Leader - After it is all over and a man is gone, for good, it is difficult sometimes to think of him exactly as he was, and sometimes little incidents that seemed terribly unimportant at the time begin to constitute his whole personality and his being, as in this remembrance of Major John Egan, by one of the men in his B-17 squadron. By Sgt. Saul Leavitt ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... Square-Cut Diamond - The grand old man of the U.S. Marine Corps, who joined the Leathernecks when they were founded by the Continental Congress in 1775, still nurses his beloved 81-mm mortars through the Pacific War. By Allen Churchill Y3c ..... A Week of War - The men at the Moscow Conference framed a document which spoke for the postwar world while the Dnieper spoke for itself. The tide had been turned a year. ..... The Navy ( Photo Report ) ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Dusty Anderson ..... News From Home ..... Mail Call ..... Sports: "The Yankees Win In North Africa, Too" By Sgt. Ralph G. Martin ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie the Post War Planner ..... The Nazis Have 30 Words For It - But no matter how thin you slice them, they all mean that the boys are taking it on the lam. ..... "What do you do when a GI starts telling you what a hot-shot he was back home?" ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 11 14
YANK BR 1943 11 14
Vol. 2 No. 22 ....... Cover: Over the Ridge Lies the Rest of Italy - Three sergeants of the Fifth Army on patrol cautiously scan the terrain before them from the vantage point of a rain formed gully in the wooded hills. ....... YANK's First Anniversary In Britain ....... Articles Inside: The Night Before the Battle By Sgt. Walter Bernstein ..... The Ground Forces Get Streamlined - The Army drops regimental organization from its Armored Force and activates a new type of light infantry. By Cpl. Richard Paul ..... Wake Island Raid - A YANK staff artist with the Pacific Fleet sketches scenes on an aircraft carrier during one of the most destructive single attacks ever delivered to the Japs. By Sgt. Robert Greenhalgh ..... Kenny Class - When the turret-gunner found what had happened to him to him in the crash, he hoped for just two things, that they wouldn't feel sorry for him and that he'd live to be the best damned drummer in the world. By 1st Lt. Roger C. Williams ..... A Week of War - Stalin had a lot to say, Hitler said nothing much and if any one around here wants to help bomb a Japanese convoy there just may be a few ships left ..... Then...and Now ( Photo Report ) ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Hedy Lamarr..... News From Home ..... Mail Call - Congradulation letters to YANK from Lt. Gen. Jacob L. Devers, Admiral Harold R. Stark, Lt. Gen. Ira C. Eaker, Maj. Gen. John C. H. Lee, Ambassador John G. Winant and Prime Minister Winston Churchill ( Portraits by Sgt. John Scott ) ..... Sports: Yale Turns Down Harvard's Offer By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie and The Wistful Sailor ..... The Five-Day Attack on Hastings Ridge - Here is an exciting story of desperately close fighting between two and three-man American and Japanese combat teams on a jungle battlefield in the South Pacific not much larger than a football gridiron. By Sgt. Mack Morriss ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 11 21
YANK BR 1943 11 21
Vol. 2 No. 23 ....... Cover: A Man From Maine...He came three thousand miles to trundle that bundle out to a waiting Fort and he knows that if this one misses he can always go back and get another. We have a lot of them. ....... The Diary of a Fortress Radio Operator ....... Articles Inside: The Diary of a Flying Fortress Radio Operator By Sgt. Saul Leavitt ..... "Well...lock me up and throw the key away" By Sgt. Ted Peterson ..... Thoughts while Goldbricking. By Pvt. William Saroyan ..... Jungle War - This report by an anonymous noncom gives one of the most graphic pictures yet of what it's like in New Guinea. ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... A Week of War - If you've forgotten how to pronounce Lwow you'd better find out again pretty soon because the maps are moving in that direction. ..... Climbing the Boot - Camera Report on the Yanks and British Fighting Their Way Through Italy ..... Home Towns in Wartime: Spokane, Wash. by Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... News From Home ..... Mail Call ..... Sports: Meet Glenn W. Davis, The All-American Sub By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie and "The Snort & Whistle" ..... I Dream of Adolf With the Soft Brown Eyes By Sgt. Ray Duncan ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Elyse Knox ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 11 28
YANK BR 1943 11 28
Vol. 2 No. 24 ....... Cover: The Enemy is Very Near ....... Pictures of Clean-Up Operations in South Pacific ....... Articles Inside: The Marauders ( Drawings by Sgt. John Scott ) - Col. Carl Storrie and his "Little Devils" ..... Medal of Honor - A Portrait of a Man Who Won It ( Col. Leon W. Johnson at Ploesti ) ..... G.I. Odyssey By T/Sgt. Milton Lehman "Stars and Stripes Africa" ..... GI Insurance By Sgt. H. N. Oliphant ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... A Week of War - Concerning Aryans, honorary Aryans; and a couple of Kettles of water - one hot, one lukewarm. ..... Jungle Mop-Up ( Photo Report ) By Sgt. Mack Morriss and Sgt. John Bushemi ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Rita Hayworth ..... News From Home ..... Mail Call ..... Co-Pilots Also Fly By Cpl. H. A. Roark ..... Sports: How Good Is Bertelli? These Six Experts Think He's Even Greater Than Baugh or Sid Luckman By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Greengroin on Strategy ..... Navy Pilot - Close-up of Lt. Mark Bright, a typical Navy fighter pilot in the Pacific who has knocked off four Jap dive-bombers and two Zeros during his plain and fancy combat missions at Midway, Guadalcanal, the Stewart Islands and Wake. By Sgt. Merle Miller ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 12 05
YANK BR 1943 12 05
Vol. 2 No. 25 ....... Cover: Pictures of Life Aboard an American Submarine ....... Articles Inside: Epilogue to a Raid.... ..... First Leave in London By Corporal John Preston ..... Attu's Oldest Newspaper ( The Attu Sun ) By Cpl. Larry McManus ..... The Spam Circuit ( U.S.O. Camp Shows ) By Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... ENSA, the British USO - Camp Shows, Entertains Tommy and His Allies. By Pvt. Irwin Shaw ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... A Week of War ..... Undersea Fighter ( Photo Report ) ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Anne Gwynne ..... News From Home ..... Mail Call ..... One of Our Communiques is Missing By Sgt. Paul H. Weiss ..... Sports: Harmon ( 2nd Lt. Thomas Dudley Harmon ), in Tough Spots Before, May Turn Up Safe. By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Artie Greengroin PFC - Artie the Social Climber ..... Ex-GIs at West Point ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 12 12
YANK BR 1943 12 12
Vol. 2 No. 26 ....... Cover: Versatile Helmet ....... With the Fifth Army in Italy ....... Articles Inside: It Looked Easy On The Map - With the Fifth Army in Italy By Sgt. Walter Bernstein ..... AMG - It Pieces Conquered Towns Together Again by Sgt. Ralph G. Martin ..... The Two Years Since Pearl Harbor - Their historic highlights tell an impressive story of America's steady comeback. ..... Yanks at Home Abroad ..... Censor's Gift of a Buck Starts Gold Rush for Greenland GI's Kids By Sgt. Ed O'Meara ..... This Iran Sergeant Chases Dirt From Bazar and Saves Kid From Death. By Sgt. Bill Martley ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... A Week of War - The reverberations of meaningful decisions in Cairo and Teheran all but drowned out, for the moment, the crash of bomb and shell on Axis arsenals and battlefronts. ..... Alaska Olympics ( Photo Report ) ..... New Guinea Champs ( Photo Report ) - Contest between the Bombers "The Cap'n and the Kids", "The Eager Beaver" and "The Tokyo Sleeper" ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Betty Grable ..... News From Home ..... Mail Call ..... Calypso in Trinidad..... Sports: Knute Rockne would have been proud of this Notre Dame football machine ( Johnny Lujack ). By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... The Beautiful Bed Check By Sgt. Ray Duncan ..... What Do You Know About Crap Game Odds? - John Scarne, gambling expert, says only two out 100 GIs know anything about correct odds in dice sessions. By Allen Churchill Y3c ..... Sergeant in Sicily Says Sad Sack Is Shrewd, Sly Spy. By Sgt. Walter Bernstein ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 12 19
YANK BR 1943 12 19
Vol. 2 No. 27 ....... Cover: Delaying Action ....... A Flight With The Poles In The RAF ....... Articles Inside: Xmas Mail For United Kingdom ..... Fighting the "Low War" - Marking the first time a correspondent has accompanied Polish airmen in the RAF on a combat mission, a YANK writer goes along to help them lay sea mines from the air. By Sgt. Walter Peters ..... Muddy Afternoon In Italy By Sgt. Walter Bernstein ..... PT Boat Mission - Lt. Cmdr. Buckeley, the hero of the Philippine campaign, meets a YANK correspondent in New Guinea and invites him to join a torpedo boat squadron's all-night attack against Japanese landing barges. By Sgt. Dave Richardson ..... The Army Authorizes Bronze Stars ..... Propaganda Mule - This fictional account of a new type of weapon, psychological warfare, is based on the experiences of PW combat teams in Tunisia and Sicily. By Sgt. James Dugan ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... A Week of War - Turkey became the next best thing to a fighting Ally as the spotlight swung back from the conference table to battlefront and bomber base and 138 Nazi fighters plummeted to earth in a single day. ..... Variety Show - Produced by the Cameras of the World ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Ann Miller ..... News From Home ..... Mail Call ..... "SNAFU! What Is The Meaning Of SNAFU?" - Lyrics to the new swing number ..... Sports: Some Little-Known Facts About A Well-Known Game ( Football ) By Pvt. Joe Hasel ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Guardhouse by Mistake By T/Sgt. Edgar L. Acken ..... Prisoner of War - The hitherto undisclosed stories of American soldiers recently returned from the hell of a German prison camp, as told to YANK correspondents. They learned a great lesson, you help your neighbor or you both perish. By Cpl. John Preston and Sgt. Ben Frazier ..... Comics

YANK BR 1943 12 26
YANK BR 1943 12 26
Vol. 2 No. 28 ....... Cover: "God Rest Ye Merrie Gentlemen ....... Articles Inside: A Christmas Story By Sgt. Nathan Asch ..... In Italy the Password Was "Bronx Park Express" By Sgt. Newton H. Fulbright ..... About Tanks, Snipers and Gals By Sgt. Jack Foisie ..... Tankers in Tunisia - These combat stories, told by the men of the Armored Forces in North Africa last April when the going was tough, should be read by every GI in the Army. ..... This is What Happened - Part of the true log of a mission to Bremen, by the Lead Navigator of a formation of Flying Forts. By 1st Lt. Harry H. Crosby ..... Yanks at Home in the ETO ..... Battle of Germany - Waging the most destructive air offensive in history, RAF and Eighth Air Force planes are outbombing the Luftwaffe at a rate of 200 tons of explosives to one. ..... Visit to Fiji ( Photo Report ) ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Ramsay Ames ..... News From Home ..... The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ..... Mail Call ..... G.I. Melodies ..... Bertelli Didn't Make This All-American - Six Enlisted Men On GI All-American ..... Every Man Is A Story - If you are wondering how your picture came to be splashed all over the front page of your home town newspaper, here's the way the Army did it. More than 2,000 stories, all about individual G.I.s, go back each week to the U.S. from the ETO. And most of the time, they get there even faster than V-mail. No matter where you are, these soldier-reporters will find you. By Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... Comics




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