YANK BR 1944 04 09 (PDF)


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Vol. 2 No. 43 ……. Cover: Easter Bonnet – Homemade number being worn by its designer S/Sgt. Woodman H. Atterbury, who wears it to work the year round. He’s a diver on an Army mine-layer. ……. The Routine at an Air Force Redistribution Station – See pages 10 and 11 ……. Articles Inside: …

ATC India-China Wing – These American transport planes are flying more military supplies over the treacherous 14,000-foot hump of the Himalayas than China used to get by truck through the old Burma Road. By Sgt. Ed Cunningham

British Destroyer ( Sketches by Cpl. Jack Coggins while on board the HMS Vega )

Counterattack – When the Germans launched a drive of their own against a stunned and reduced American force pushing on San Pietro, it took a couple of mortars, a couple of heroes and a lot of plain guts to stop them. By Sgt. Newton H. Fulbright

In Your Easter Hat – YANK’s Easter Bunny Reporter uses strictly GI Stuff on some Fifth Avenue originals to prove you’d look like somethin’

First Stop Back Home for Air Force GIs – The deal at the Redistribution Stations, where Air Force men are sent as soon as they return to the States from overseas combat zones, sounds more like a civilian vacation than something connected with Army routine. By Sgt. Mack Morriss

In Italy ( Photo Report ) By Sgt. George Aarons

Yanks at Home in the ETO

News From Home

The Sad Sack “The Message” by Sgt. George Baker

Mail Call

War and the Poet – Three GI’s on Russia

Eyes of the Guns – Our field Artillery at Bougainville, so effective that it stops Japanese attacks with no help from the other ground forces, gets remarkable on-the-nose fire direction from its OPs in jungle treetops and in Piper Cubs flying low over the enemy’s lines. By Sgt. Barrett McGurn and Combat Artist Sgt. Robert Greenhalgh

Ringside view of the Allied Boxing Tourney

Sports: Kentucky Derby Horses: Their Lives and Loves. By Sgt. Dan Polier

Sports Service Record

YANK Pin-up Girl: Dolores Moran