YANK BR 1944 12 03 (PDF)


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Vol. 3 No. 25 ……. With the Men Who Build the Bridges in France. Pages 2, 3, 4 and 5 ……. Cover: Chow Line in France ……. Articles Inside: …

Bridge Building – These drawings were made during a month with the Combat Engineers, in the apple orchards of Holland while the cold and rain settled down and the mud got deeper. The outfit had fought its way through Europe, sometimes in advance of the Infantry, since the early days in Normandy, and now they looked forward to that biggest bridging, job of all–the crossing of the Rhine. Drawings By Sgt. John Scott

My Old Outfit – They started out together at Fort Jackson back in the States and fought their way across Europe until the faces were no longer familiar and you could count the old men on the fingers of one hand. By Sgt. Mack Morriss and sketches by Sgt. Robert Greenhalgh

Liberation of Athens – When British forces entered the Greek capital city, they found the people noisily celebrating their release from, three years of systematic German terror. By Sgt. Joe McCarthy

Back From Bulgaria – When their guards started to salute them, U. S. flyers in an Axis prison camp knew that the Red Army was on the way. By Sgt. Robert McBrinn

Mop-Up Operation – On Pelelieu Island, Marines and GIs of the 81st Division Clean Out the Last of the Japs.

YANK Pin-up Girl: Marguerite Chapman

News from Home

The Sad Sack “The Sad Sack” by Sgt George Baker

Mail Call

YANK’s AFN Radio Guide for Week of Dec. 3

YANK’s Football Pin-Up — Records of College, Service, Pro Teams

New Guinea Baseball

Yanks in the ETO: All Stops East. By Sgt. Irwin Swerdlow, Pfc. to Cpl. in 94 Missions. By Sgt. Albert R. Schwarz

YANK Cartoons