YANK BR 1944 01 23 (PDF)




Vol. 2 No. 32 ……. Cover: British Gunner ……. YANK Correspondent Describes Life Over Berlin in RAF Bomber ……. Articles Inside: …

Night Plane to Berlin – A YANK correspondent went along with the RAF Lancasters as they made two of their historic night raids on the “Big City “—and watched them drop their “blockbusters” and incendiaries on the nerve center of Europe’s evil genius. From these two trips he learned what all RAF night bombing crew have learned—that usually you either get back intact or you don’t get back at all. This is the story of one of those missions over Berlin. By Sgt. Ben Frazier and Drawings By Sgt. John Scott

Big Nick From Kharkov – He had plenty of reason to hate Nazis — they hanged his wife and two children. By Sgt. Al Hine

Enemy Vehicles – At Aberdeen’s Ordnance Research Center, inquisitive experts find what makes an Axis vehicle tick, and their tests produce facts worth remembering. ( Panzerkampfwagen II, III, IV, VI, Half-Tracks and Recon Cars )

Yanks at Home in the ETO

How to Capture a German Patrol – Pvt. Billy Miller got his introduction to combat by being captured by a German patrol. Then the patrol turned around and surrendered to Billy … But how will you be able to tell that to the folks back in Peoria? By Sgt. Jack Foisie

An Old Southern Custom – ( Order of Shellbacks ) by Sgt. John Bushemi

YANK Pin-up Girl: Lois Collier

News From Home

Heroes At Home

Mail Call

War and the Poet

Sports: Joe Gordon Is Driving Barrow to a Section 8. By Sgt. Dan Polier

Sports Service Record

Civilian Classification Dept. Artwork by Sgt. Ralph Stein

A Week of War – If Hitler’s mystical intuitions were working last week, they must have skipped over the German Armies on the Russian front. A lot of dead Nazis testified to Der Fuehrer’s New Year plans going haywire.

Jerry Has His Trouble—Selling The “New Order”

The Sad Sack “Strategy” by Sgt. George Baker

The Gentle Sergeant By Pvt. Russell Webster

YANK Cartoons