YANK BR 1943 08 08 (PDF)


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Vol. 2 No. 8 ……. Cover: Green Light for Invasion. Out of the African night came such a signal as this to bid the Airborne troops off on their journey to Sicily. ……. Articles Inside: The Brothers ( Mark and Jack Mathis ) By Sgt. Jim Duggan ….. The Road to Russia – These Quartermaster drivers push their trucks over one of the most important highways in the world — the twisting supply route from the Persian Gulf to the U.S.S.R. ….. Yanks at Home in the ETO ….. Strictly G.I. ….. Landing at Woodlark – When the Army staged its first amphibious invasion in the Southwest Pacific, the Japanese politely refrained from crashing the party. By Sgt. Dave Richardson ….. A Week of War – German Europe was at last getting it from all sides. It looked as though she were about to get it in the middle, too. ….. Special Delivery ( Resupplying by Parachute Photo Story ) By Sgt. Bob Ghio ….. News From Home ….. Soldier’s Deposits – The GI bank now allows withdrawals any time-and still pays a 4-percent interest on your savings. by Sgt. H. N. Oliphant ….. YANK Pin-up Girl: Dolores Moran ….. Sports: The Great Lakes Ball Team Has A Major League Line-Up ….. The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ….. Artie Greengroin PFC – Artie and the Girls From Home ….. Mail Call ….. The Phenomenon that is World War II ….. The New Airborne Brigades – Before the attack on Sicily, the Army’s flying invasion teams were completely streamlined into smaller and faster striking units with none of the customary non-combatant clerks and administrative equipment. By Sgt. Bill Davidson ….. Cartoons