YANK BR 1944 09 10 (PDF)


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Vol. 3 No. 13 ……. Cover: Arc de Triomphe 25 August 1944 ……. Paris is Freed – Story and Pictures by YANK Staffmen – Pages 5 to 10 ……. Articles Inside: …

Maquis Make Good Allies – This is the story of some Maquis, typical of thousands of Frenchmen who never surrendered the cross of Lorraine to the conquering Nazis. Now, with small arms and unlimited daring, they are crippling German convoys, mopping up snippers, and generally smoothing the way for the Allied push-through to Berlin. By Sgt. Bill Davidson with sketches by Sgt. John Scott

5 More Divisions in France are Identified

The French GI Fights His Way Home – A Pictorial Story of the Liberation of Paris, recorded by Sgt. Reg Kenny, YANK Photographer, who, with YANK Correspondent Pvt. Howard Katzander, was one of the first Americans to enter the city with the French forces.

Tell It to the Chaplain. By Cpl. Grant Robbins

Death of an Army – The once-mighty German Seventh Army crumbled and died-its funeral dirge the roar of Allied big guns. As it did so, a little valley in France became the sterbenraum of men who sought lebensraum by grabbing it from smaller neighbors. By Sgt. Saul Levitt and sketch by Pvt. Jack Coggins

Children and War – No matter where he goes overseas, GI Joe discovers that the kids are never far away. Here are a few of his young foreign friends.

YANK Pin-up Girl: Marie McDonald

News from Home

The Sad Sack “Planning” by Sgt George Baker

Mail Call

YANK’s AFN Radio Guide for Week of Sept. 10

Report on Joe DiMaggio

The Ghost of Guam – Hunted day and night by Jap patrols, this Navy radioman sweated out 31 months as a fugitive on the enemy island. By Cpl. Tom O’Brien with sketches by Sgt. Puge

YANK Cartoons