YANK BR 1943 05 30 (PDF)


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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