YANK BR 1943 02 28 (PDF)


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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