YANK BR 1943 11 14 (PDF)

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Vol. 2 No. 22 ……. Cover: Over the Ridge Lies the Rest of Italy – Three sergeants of the Fifth Army on patrol cautiously scan the terrain before them from the vantage point of a rain formed gully in the wooded hills. ……. YANK’s First Anniversary In Britain ……. Articles Inside: The Night Before the Battle By Sgt. Walter Bernstein ….. The Ground Forces Get Streamlined – The Army drops regimental organization from its Armored Force and activates a new type of light infantry. By Cpl. Richard Paul ….. Wake Island Raid – A YANK staff artist with the Pacific Fleet sketches scenes on an aircraft carrier during one of the most destructive single attacks ever delivered to the Japs. By Sgt. Robert Greenhalgh ….. Kenny Class – When the turret-gunner found what had happened to him to him in the crash, he hoped for just two things, that they wouldn’t feel sorry for him and that he’d live to be the best damned drummer in the world. By 1st Lt. Roger C. Williams ….. A Week of War – Stalin had a lot to say, Hitler said nothing much and if any one around here wants to help bomb a Japanese convoy there just may be a few ships left ….. Then…and Now ( Photo Report ) ….. YANK Pin-up Girl: Hedy Lamarr….. News From Home ….. Mail Call – Congratulation letters to YANK from Lt. Gen. Jacob L. Devers, Admiral Harold R. Stark, Lt. Gen. Ira C. Eaker, Maj. Gen. John C. H. Lee, Ambassador John G. Winant and Prime Minister Winston Churchill ( Portraits by Sgt. John Scott ) ….. Sports: Yale Turns Down Harvard’s Offer By Sgt. Dan Polier ….. The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ….. Artie Greengroin PFC – Artie and The Wistful Sailor ….. The Five-Day Attack on Hastings Ridge – Here is an exciting story of desperately close fighting between two and three-man American and Japanese combat teams on a jungle battlefield in the South Pacific not much larger than a football gridiron. By Sgt. Mack Morriss ….. Cartoons