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Vol. 2 No. 41 ……. Cover: Marine Piper ……. Americans Over Berlin – See pages 5, 6 and 7 ……. Articles Inside: …

The town that was Cassino – As the Fifth Army continued to batter an enemy that fought a death battle from piles of rubble, Allied soldiers of many nationalities moved slowly ahead side by side —with no common language but a common objective. By Sgt. Walter Bernstein

U.S. — Berlin – After raiding Berlin, the crew of “Rosie’s Riveters” scattered from London to Scotland on “seven days leave.” Over a glass of beer or a cup of coffee Berlin got into the talk, but the crew men and the pilot said less about it than the people around them — which is always the way of men who “have been there themselves.” They had been part of the first American formation to reach the German capital on the “thousand bomber, thousand fighter” raids on the “Big B.” By Sgt. Saul Levitt

First Yanks on Jap Soil – These reconnaissance cavalrymen of the 7th Division will go down in the history books as the soldiers who planted the first American flag on Nipponese territory in this war. Here’s how it happened in four days of hard fighting in the Marshalls. By Sgt. Merle Miller

University of the Air – At an ivy-covered college run by the RAF, the United Nations’ finest combat flyers and instructors come together from all over the world to swap knowledge.

Yanks at Home in the ETO

Variety Show – Produced by the Cameras of the World

Reich Offers Prizes for Better Weapons – To ease the burdens of the master race, YANK offers these modest suggestions from our own Sgt. Ralph Stein, who should of went to OCS. Der Führer can keep his old money; Sgt. Stein just likes to see his picture in print.

The Sad Sack “Safe Spot” by Sgt. George Baker

Mail Call

Month at Madison Square Garden

Sports: Small Notes and Stories About Some Big Fellows. By Sgt. Dan Polier

Teamwork in China – In the Chinese-American Composite Air Wing, Chiang Kai-shek’s flyers, trained at U.S. schools, sit next to Yank pilots during bomber missions over territory held by the Japs. By Sgt. Ed Cunningham

YANK Pin-up Girl: Chili Williams