YANK BR 1944 08 13 (PDF)




Vol. 3 No. 9 ……. Cover: Yank Tanks Storming St. ……. Bombing Nazi Lines…as seen from a forward battalion CP – See page 5 ……. Articles Inside: … St. Lo was no cinch – The town was occupied, but that didn’t mean the boys were lolling around bistros, chatting with the ma’moiselles. On the contrary, the German artillery was still pounding away on its own erratic but deadly timetable. But even so, some of the men who had been in on the big push were able to relax a bit to the sweet boom of our own big guns. By Sgt. Saul Levitt ….. Barrage by Bomber – There were 3,000 planes over the front line that day, helping the big push to the South get underway. Here, a YANK reporter, who was at the forward CP of an infantry battalion, describes the scene as he saw, heard, and felt it. Sgt. Bill Davidson ….. Sketched at Trevieres – Five drawings from the Normandy notebook of Sgt. George Vander Sluis, formerly an instructor at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and now a member of an Engineer Battalion. ….. Rangers Come Home and Bring Stories of Their Tough Campaigns in Africa and Europe. By Sgt. Mack Morriss ….. Yanks in the ETO – Three More Divisions – Evening with the Airborne ….. Variety Show – Produced by the Cameras of the World ….. YANK Pin-up Girl: Joan Lawrence ….. News from Home ….. The Sad Sack “The Victor” by Sgt George Baker ….. Mail Call ….. YANK’s AFN Radio Guide for Week of Aug. 13 ….. Best team in baseball – That’s what the experts are tailing the St. Louis Cardinals as they dash toward their third straight National League pennant. Pictured on this page are some of the key men who make them click. ….. Sports: Twelve Thousand Miles From Griffith Stadium By Sgt. Ed Cunningham ….. Sports Service Record ….. The Real Flip Corkin – Col. Phil Cochran has tackled tougher air missions than his comic-strip double ever faced in the Sunday colored pages. By Sgt. Merle Miller ….. YANK Cartoons