Vol. 3 No. 20 ……. About the Push that Didn’t Start on Time. Pages 2 and 3 ……. Cover: Signs of the Times ……. Articles Inside: …
60 Hours at Dornot – This is not a story of victory; it is the story of American troops who were forced to withdraw in the face of numerically superior German forces and enemy fire. It is a story of a line that held beyond human endurance, of the heroism of men who fought and died as expendables in a war that gives no quarter. By Sgt. Saul Levitt
Which Theater is Tougher…the ETO…or the Pacific? – When a two-star General answers this question, it’s news. And as such, YANK herewith presents the views of a two-fisted officer commanding troops Somewhere In Europe, who has been in the thick of the fighting both against the Japs and the Germans. By Sgt. Mack Morriss
Battle of the Bridges – If youv’e never been too sure of just what’s meant by “cutting off a battle area by air,” here is an explanation, with pictures and map, showing in unmistakable terms how some Germans were hemmed in–and reserves kept out–of north-western France by the Allied Air Forces. By Sgt. Samuel W. Taylor
Revenge for the Men of Bataan – Landings of American forces in the Philippines recall the grim fast stand of U. S. heroes in the dark early days of the war. By Cpl. James Goble
Not a Combat Story – By Cpl. Hyman Goldberg
Traitor’s End – Six young French collaborationists, members of the Vichy militia who had helped the Nazis, are executed in a square in Grenoble. In this same square, under German occupation, 22 French patriots had been shot for resisting Nazi rule.
YANK Pin-up Girl: Elaine Riley
News from Home
The Sad Sack “Chicken Feed” by Sgt George Baker
YANK’s AFN Radio Guide for Week of Oct. 29
Golf’s Gold Rush – It starts, appropriately, in the West and ends in Carolinas. To golfers making tour falls thankless job of chasing Byron Nelson, They couldn’t catch him this summer; they may find pace even dizzier this winter.
Sports: Close-up of Nelson, World’s Best Golfer. By Sgt. Dan Polier
Sports Service Record
Yanks in the ETO: Fast Freight. By Pvt. Howard Katzander
The Private Life of Private Thompson. By Sgt. F. M. Thompson