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Vol. 2 No. 17 ……. Cover: The Russian Soldier ……. Articles Inside: Insignia of Rank in the Red Army ….. The Russian Soldier – A Portrait of the Guy who is Beating Hell out of the Huns a thousand miles across the face of Europe. He has his own K.P., his own M.P.s, his own version of goldbricking, his own U-S-O and family allotments, his own games, his own jive – and he hates the Russian version of spam. In short, he is surprisingly like the average American soldier. By Sgt. Bill Davidson ….. The Russian Soldier – They are men of the soil, the Russians. They are fighting not only for the freedom of their country. They are fighting for the land they love, the good earth that has given them work and given them sustenance. By Senior Sgt. Ilarion Kizeyev ….. Enemy Weapons No. 2 – German Submachine Gun ( MP 38 and MP 40 ) ….. These Japs Gave Up Without a Fight – At Kiska, the sons of the Emperor turned and ran from approaching American invaders instead of following their tradition of honorable death — showing for the first time, they are only human, after all. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers ….. Yanks at Home in the ETO ….. A Week of War – There was a lull along the Dnieper, but there was no lull along the Rhine, and no lull in German depression. ….. Variety Show – Produced by the Cameras of the World ….. News From Home ….. It Happens on the Beach at Tel-Litwinsky ….. YANK Pin-up Girl: Marguerite Chapman ….. Sports: Ol’ Dizzy Dean Writes a Book About Himself By Sgt. Dan Polier ….. The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ….. Artie Greengroin PFC – Ole Shelley Greengroin ….. Mail Call ….. A Plea to the Post-War Planners or Please Don’t Streamline Mother While I’m Gone ….. Sgt. Kevin McCarthy – The Personal History of an Infantryman in the South Pacific by Sgt. Merle Miller ….. Cartoons