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Vol. 2 No. 37 ……. Cover: Foot-Slogging in Britain ……. Articles Inside: …

The Alaska Scouts – Whenever the Army and Navy planned an invasion in the north Pacific, they sent a few of these tough regulars and ex-trappers ashore first to find the best landing beaches and to locate the Japanese positions. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers

How do you like American soldiers? – YANK’s inquisitive photographer Sgt. George Aarons asked the question of five Italian girls. Here are their answers.

Air Force Mechanics – When they have to work without spare parts and equipment near the front, service squadron men like Sgt. Manley in Italy perform miracles of mechanical surgery every day. By Sgt. Burtt Evans

Lost In Head-Hunter Country – And one of the 21 men who bailed out near the Burma border was an official from the State Department. His capture would have been worth plenty to the Japs. By Sgt. Bob Ghio

On the Beach – In blinding rainstorms, the Battle of the Beachhead goes on, with news of the Germans’ second offensive “petering out,” after terrific casualties. YANK herewith presents an eye-witness account of the surprise landing. By Sgt. Burgess Scott

Yanks at Home in the ETO

Centerfold Map – Central Europe & The Mediterranean

YANK Pin-up Girl: Ida Lupino

News From Home

The Sad Sack “News” by Sgt. George Baker

Mail Call

happy birthday, dear hermann

In This Corner…A Half Dozen Champs

Sports: Life Is Rough In Iran For This Umpire Lover By Cpl. James P. O’Neill

Sports Service Record

Bull Session in New Caledonia – The veterans of the Solomons who pass through this replacement center in the South Pacific, on their way back and forth from combat areas, give out plenty of interesting details about the fine art of Jap fighting. By Cpl. Barrett McGurn and Artwork by Sgt. Howard Brodie

YANK Cartoons