YANK BR 1943 12 19 (PDF)


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Vol. 2 No. 27 ……. Cover: Delaying Action ……. A Flight With The Poles In The RAF ……. Articles Inside: Xmas Mail For United Kingdom ….. Fighting the “Low War” – Marking the first time a correspondent has accompanied Polish airmen in the RAF on a combat mission, a YANK writer goes along to help them lay sea mines from the air. By Sgt. Walter Peters ….. Muddy Afternoon In Italy By Sgt. Walter Bernstein ….. PT Boat Mission – Lt. Cmdr. Buckeley, the hero of the Philippine campaign, meets a YANK correspondent in New Guinea and invites him to join a torpedo boat squadron’s all-night attack against Japanese landing barges. By Sgt. Dave Richardson ….. The Army Authorizes Bronze Stars ….. Propaganda Mule – This fictional account of a new type of weapon, psychological warfare, is based on the experiences of PW combat teams in Tunisia and Sicily. By Sgt. James Dugan ….. Yanks at Home in the ETO ….. A Week of War – Turkey became the next best thing to a fighting Ally as the spotlight swung back from the conference table to battlefront and bomber base and 138 Nazi fighters plummeted to earth in a single day. ….. Variety Show – Produced by the Cameras of the World ….. YANK Pin-up Girl: Ann Miller ….. News From Home ….. Mail Call ….. “SNAFU! What Is The Meaning Of SNAFU?” – Lyrics to the new swing number ….. Sports: Some Little-Known Facts About A Well-Known Game ( Football ) By Pvt. Joe Hasel ….. The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker ….. Guardhouse by Mistake By T/Sgt. Edgar L. Acken ….. Prisoner of War – The hitherto undisclosed stories of American soldiers recently returned from the hell of a German prison camp, as told to YANK correspondents. They learned a great lesson, you help your neighbor or you both perish. By Cpl. John Preston and Sgt. Ben Frazier ….. Cartoons