YANK BR 1944 09 03 (PDF)


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Vol. 3 No. 12 ……. Cover: On to Paris ……. An F.A. Outfit Makes Good in France – See pages 6 and 7 ……. Articles Inside: …
The Women of St. Mars – “Hello , Amerikanski!” “Hello, Russky!” Those were the simple greetings between GIs pressing eastward and Valentina Matfeieff, one of the 215 Russian women whom the Nazis shipped to France to work as a section gang on the railroad. Now these women are pounding spikes no longer, for they and their home towns, though still far apart, have both been freed. By Sgt. Saul Levitt, with artwork by Sgt. John Scott
Random Shots From the Northern Front – A GI-view of some of the moments in France which have made the pats few weeks momentously historic ones.
“Rommel, Count Your Men!”…And when Rommel counted, he was short a whole tankful of Nazis, for this crack 155-mm. howitzer outfit dropped a shell marked “From Harlem to Hitler” neatly through the turret of a German tank nine miles away. They have thrown more than 10,000 rounds against the Aryan Superman myth. By Sgt. Bill Davidson with Sketch by Jack Coggins
The Partisan from Brooklyn – A U.S. paratrooper tells about the 10 exciting months he spent behind enemy lines in Italy, fighting as an anti-Fascist guerrilla. By Sgt. Harry Sions
Recapturing Guam – Mortar fire poured down from the hills when the marines landed to win back the first U.S. island seized by the Japs in this war. By Sgt. Larry McManus
Variety Show – Produced by the Cameras of the World
YANK Pin-up Girl: Vivian Blaine
News from Home
The Sad Sack “Rest” by Sgt George Baker
Mail Call
YANK’s AFN Radio Guide for Week of Sept. 3
Sports Parade
Sports: Touching All Bases in the Big Leagues. By Sgt. Dan Polier
Sports Service Record
A GI View of the Hawaii Conference – When the President met with his Army and Pacific chiefs, it meant plenty of spit and polish for the GIs, sailors and marines. By Sgt. Barrett McGurn with sketches by Sgt. Arthur Weithas
YANK Cartoons