YANK BR 1943 09 26 (PDF)


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Vol. 2 No. 15 ……. Cover: Beyond a Bosky Dell, an American soldier stares out across the Channel. When he goes beyond that rock rearing out of the water, the hat he wears will weigh a lot more and he won’t have much time to sit down. ……. Articles Inside: Birth of an Airfield – Since 1066 many strange things have appeared across the face of England. There have been wonders and miracles, dangers and delights. An Airfield is no miracle, but viewed in the light of its surroundings and the men that built it, and the reasons for the building, it is an object worthy of study and contemplation. Airfields in England are built on historic ground, by men who are making history. This is a story of one of them… By Sgt. Jack Scott ….. A Report on Who Fought Where in Sicily – “The Fightin’ 1st” veterans from Tunisia distinguished themselves again while others, new to battle, took the campaign in stride. ….. Yanks at Home Abroad ….. The Sergeant and His Adam’s Apple Start a Sensation in China By Sgt. Marion Hargrove ….. GI Radioman Pulls a Jap’s Leg, Or Maybe the Colonel Is Pulling Ours ….. Yanks Corner Boogie Market And Then Misplace It Overnight By Cpl. Burtt Evans ….. It Ain’t the Heat; You Just Don’t Have a ‘Renshaw Heat Defeater’ By Sgt. Jim Swarts Jr. ….. Dogface Dialogue From the Middle East By Cpl. John R. Evans ….. Ma, They’re Making Eyes at Me; Or How to Start a Riot in Hawaii By Sgt. Merle Miller ….. Yanks at Home in the ETO ….. A Week of War – It was Nip and Tuck at Salerno, with the Americans Finally Doing Most of the Nipping. The British, the Russians, and the Yanks on New Guinea were Bringing Home the Bacon, Too. ….. Out of the Spotlight ( Photo Report ) ….. News From Home ….. Raid on Paramushiru – They didn’t mind when the Jap hit their No. 4 engine; it was already dead anyway. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers ….. YANK Pin-up Girl: Alexis Smith ….. The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ….. Artie Greengroin PFC – Artie Raises His Visor ….. Sports: Navy carries the ball in the South where Duke and Georgia Tech will be powers By Sgt. Dan Polier ….. Mail Call ….. The Aleutian Campaign – It was a strange kind of warfare, but it pushed the Japanese back a thousand miles closer to Tokyo. ….. Action at Orel By Sgt. Mikhail Bulaev of the Red Army ….. Cartoons