YANK BR 1943 10 17 (PDF)


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Vol. 2 No. 18 ……. Cover: Veteran of Munda and Guadalcanal ……. The Story of an Infantry Battle in New Georgia ……. Articles Inside: Infantry Battle in New Georgia By Sgt. Mack Morriss ….. Palestine Express – The Train to Tel Aviv carries every kind of general, private and civilian under the sun and stops as often as a woman in a Brooklyn bargain basement. By Pvt. Irwin Shaw ….. Bazooka Close-Up ….. Yanks at Home in the ETO ….. Skirmish at Scafati – It was not a very big battle, but some men were killed there in the peaceful village streets and when the last tanks rumbled on towards Naples, the war had left its scars onthe town and all the people in it. By Sgt. Dave Golding ….. The Greek Navy – Sailors on a Greek destroyer, first Allied warship to enter Augusta’s harbor in the Sicilian campaign, await the day when they will help to free their own homeland from the terrors of the German occupation. By Sgt Ed Cunningham ….. A Week of War – A lesson in three-dimensional warfare or, sorry, but you can’t put a land mine in that cirro-cumulus, bud. ….. Trapping the Jap – These remarkable pictures were made over New Guinea as American paratroopers were used for the first time in the Pacific Theater. The camera follows them as they descend on Lae, to block the escape of 20,000 Japanese who were faced bby the Australian forces. ….. News From Home ….. The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ….. Artie Greengroin PFC – Artie on New Ways of War ….. YANK Pin-up Girl: Juanita Stark ….. Mail Call ….. A Day at Cambridge – One of our men goes rambling around the olde university town and comes back and rambles around a little while on his typewriter. By Cpl. John D. Preston ….. Sports: Jumping the gun, we offer probably the only 1943 All-American Football Team in existance By Sgt. Dan Polier ….. “Bitter-Ender’s Glory” – For month after month, the Armed Guardsmen of the Navy have fought Hitler on the high seas. In the beginning they were the target for jibes and puns of other navy men. But now, they have earned a record for bravery under fire which can be excelled by few units in anybody’s armed service. By Yeoman Tom Bernard ….. Cartoons