YANK BR 1943 05 23 (PDF)


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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 ….. Cartoons