YANK BR 1944 07 30 (PDF)


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Vol. 3 No. 7 ……. Cover: Front-Line Switchboard ……. How the Yanks Went Through La Haye du Puits – See pages 2, 3, 4 and 5 ……. Articles Inside: … Taking La Haye du Puits – Hedgerow by Hedgerow and Ditch by Ditch, Yank Infantrymen Have Been Wresting Normandy From Invading Nazis and Restoring It to Its Rightful Owners. Here Some of the Hardfighting Boys Take Cover Under Fire as a Sherman Tank Rumbles Past. Two YANK correspondents were around La Haye du Puits before during and after the taking of the town. What they saw of the fighting and of what happened when the townspeople came back to take up the threads of their lives again is here told in two stories which mark some of those moments that are never forgotten by those who have seen War pass by. By Sgt. Walter Peters and Saul Levitt ….. Gun No. 3 – Ike and her crew didn’t come ashore on D-Day, but when they did they played their part well, protecting a vital airstrip on one side of them and a couple of divisions of infantry on the other; they fought enemy snipers hidden in the hedgerows, captured prisoners, and destroyed an unknown number of enemy aircraft. This is a story of only one ack-ack crew, but it is typical of many others. By Sgt. Bill Davidson ….. What’s the Army Doing to Help State Absentee Voting? By Sgt. Merle Miller ….. Yanks in the ETO – Rangers at Work ….. Hot Spot ( Nemi Valley Photo Story ) ….. YANK Pin-up Girl: Angela Greene ….. News from Home ….. The Sad Sack “Deplorable Conditions” by Sgt George Baker ….. Mail Call ….. YANK’s AFN Radio Guide for Week of July 30 ….. GI Bill of Rights ….. Sports Parade ….. Sports: Meet Danny Gardella the Super Screwball. By Sgt. Dan Polier ….. Sports Service Record ….. Home Towns in Wartime: Chicago, Ill. by Pfc. Dale Kramer ….. A Talk With Adm. Nimitz By Sgt. H. N. Oliphant ….. YANK Cartoons