YANK BR 1944 04 16 (PDF)




Vol. 2 No. 44

Cover: They Walked Into a Surprise Party at Eniwetok – Story on page 3 ……. Articles Inside: …

Surprise Party at Eniwetok – The shores of this fast stronghold of the enemy in the Marshalls were so quiet at first that the landing Americans thought it was another Kiska. Then the Japs peered out of their camouflaged foxholes and opened a deadly fire from all sides. By Sgt. Merle Miller

When Going Is Tough, French Ambulance Girls in Italy Dream of Paris Days. By Sgt. Ralph G. Martin

Shipwreck – “Ship aground!” is a cry that has brought terror to men’s hearts throughout the ages, and the calamity it implies is no less a hazard in war than in peace—even if landlubbers are prone to forget such matters in times like these. A writer and a photog from YANK, out covering another story, happened across the tragedy recorded here. By Sgt. Ben Frazier and Photos by Sgt. Ed Cunningham

Puerto Rican Soldier – Pvt. Fulano de Tal, the typical GI, is proud of his island, fights well and likes rice beans and the rumba by Sgt. Lou Stoumen

YANK Photog Snaps Wrasslers and Audience

The Dramatic Encounter of “Muscles” vs. Brass…

Yanks at Home in the ETO

Variety Show – Produced by the Cameras of the World

The Ground Forces United States Army ( Organizational Chart )

News From Home

Mail Call

Mental Breakdowns in the Army – What causes psychoneurosis at the front lines? Usually it does not develop in men who have a clear idea of the necessity for the war and understand why they had to get into a GI uniform and do the fighting.

The Sad Sack “Tropics” by Sgt. George Baker

YANK Cartoons

YANK Pin-up Girl: Gloria Anderson