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Vol. 2 No. 39 ……. Cover: Articles of War ……. Fighting the War in the Belgian Congo – See pages 2, 3 and 4 ……. Articles Inside: …

War Drums in the Congo – Under an impenetrable veil of security, just recently lifted, the vast Belgian Congo in the heart of darkest Africa has played a major role in the war — helping to supply Russia, the Near East, the Pacific, and even being an important factor in the American invasion of North Africa. Here, for the first time, are some of the facts. By Sgt. Bill Davidson

Heavenly Daze – The big Lib was a good ship, and had fought her way all over occupied Europe. But when she went on the loose with a full load of bombs over England, some friendly Spits had to bring her down.

Marshalls Massacre – The 7th Division, veterans of the Aleutians, wondered if Kwajalein would be a tougher nut to crack than Attu. But when they landed, they found that our guns and bombs had already smashed it to bits. By Sgt. Merle Miller

Home Towns in Wartime: Boston, Mass. By Sgt. Joe McCarthy

Hospital on Rails – First Ambulance Train in Italy Carries Wounded GIs Out of Fighting Zone. By Sgt. Burgess H. Scott

Yanks at Home in the ETO

Phoneyphoning in the ETO. By Pvt. Elliot A. Witten

GI Mike ( Radio Entertainers )

YANK Pin-up Girl: Evelyn Keyes

News From Home

The Sad Sack “V-Mail” by Sgt. George Baker

Mail Call

The Old Army Game – Some More Big Leaguers Learn How It’s Played

Sports: Free-Swinging Bob Dill Got Chance to Play With the Rangers Because He Slugged a Referee By Sgt. Dan Polier

Sports Service Record

Shanty Town – Glider shipping crates become barracks, mess hall, post office…

How to Vote in 11 States Holding Primary Elections in May.

YANK Cartoons