YANK BR 1943 07 18 (PDF)




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 ….. Cartoons ….. G.I. Joe by Lt. Dave Breger