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Vol. 2 No. 51 ……. Cover: Loading Up ……. Fighter Pilots of the Ninth Air Force – See pages 5, 6 and 7 ……. Articles Inside: …

Why Old Soldiers Never Die – Six veteran platoon sergeants who have experienced some of the toughest fighting in Italy tell about mistakes that most of our replacements make when they get into combat for the first time. By Sgt. Burtt Evans

The Men who Fly Alone – No one really knows these fighter pilots who fly the 400-mile-an-hour Thunderbolts, Lightnings, and Mustangs. But here, from an advanced air field of a famous Mustang group, is a composite profile of the men who are helping to knock out pillboxes, gun emplacements and tanks—and who will clear the way for the Paddlefeet later on. ( Capt. Richard Turner, Capt. Jack Bradley, Col. Kenneth Martin, Capt. Robert Brooks, Lt. Charles F. Gumm and Col. James Howard ) By Sgt. Bill Davidson

Pipe Dream in Canada – Moving 30,000 tons of freight over Northwest waterways, the Engineers tapped a vital source of oil to feed our war machine. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers

Push-Over at Hollandia By Sgt. Charles Pearson

Yanks at Home in the ETO

Honolulu Holiday ( WACs at Play )

The Sad Sack “Reward” by Sgt. George Baker

YANK Cartoons

News From Home

Mail Call

YANK’s AFN Radio Guide for Week of June 4

Sports Round-Up

Sports: “McGraw of the Giants” Was a Two-Fisted Genius. By Sgt. Joe McCarthy

GI’s meet the ex-cannibals – These Solomon Island natives don’t hunt heads any more. They are too busy trading grass skirts and eggs for American soap, Spam and peroxide. By Sgt. Barrett McGurn and Sketches by Sgt. Robert Greenhalgh

YANK Pin-up Girl: Linda Darnell