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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