YANK BR 1944 05 28 (PDF)


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Vol. 2 No. 50 ……. Cover: Communique ……. The Story of the Second Battle of Bougainville – page 2 ……. Articles Inside: …

Second Battle of Bougainville – Isolated and facing starvation, the Jap forces launched a desperate assault against two seasoned U.S. divisions. When the battle was over, 7,000 of the Japs were dead. ( Four Pages ) By Sgt. Barrett McGurn and Artwork by Robert Greenhalgh

Have You Got Family Allowance Problems? By Sgt. H. N. Oliphant

Yanks at Home Abroad

Old Hands in the Business – The experts say it’s a young man’s war, but when the Allies invade Hitler’s Europe the Army will depend, among others, on a gang of middle-aged, weather-beaten, heavy-construction veterans, like 52-year-old M/Sgt. Felix MacDonald, to repair the harbors that the Germans may destroy. ( Three Pages ) By Sgt. Walter Peters and Sketches by Sgt. John Scott

They’re Running at Cairo ( Horse Races )

Yanks at Home in the ETO

Mail Call

YANK’s AFN Radio Guide for Week of May 28

Sunday at Sanananda By T/5 Don E. Rohrig

Radio Takes Big Leagues Overseas

Sports: YANK’s Second Sports Quiz for the Experts. By Sgt. Dan Polier

Sports Service Record

The Sad Sack “Cleaned Up” by Sgt. George Baker

How to Vote in States Holding Primaries in July and August.

YANK Pin-up Girl: Sheila Ryan