YANK BR 1945 02 18 (PDF)


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Vol. 3 No. 36 ……. Cover: Winter In The West. Photo by Signal Corps. ……. GIs, Back From Russia, Tell of Moscow Visit. See Pages 6, 7 and 8 ……. Articles Inside: …

The Thin Line – As our men closed the German bulge, they found grim traces of those outnumbered divisions that first bore the brunt of the enemy onslaught. By Sgt. Saul Levitt

Evacuation – You have time to remember, in the warm blankets of the hospital, how you got your wound and what it felt like at the time. By Pfc. Irwin Baskind and Photo by Sgt. Reg. Kenny

Iceland Ain’t By Sgt. John Moran

Yanks in Russia – Seven crew chiefs, back in the U.K. after working on shuttle-bombing bases in the Soviet, tell what life was like there, life which for some included a trip to Moscow. By Sgt. Joe Lockard

People on the Home Front – Bernard Baruch By Sgt. Walter Bernstein

Rations De Luxe – Men of fhe 1st Special Service Force, hard-fighting veterans of Italy and France, rate l0-in-one ration the best yet but see room for improvement. ( Pvt. Richard Huysse, Sgt. Murray Legge, Pvt. Joseph A. Manley and Sgt. Arnold Boudreau ) Photos by Sgt. George Aarons

Iran Accounting – Dockwallopers, rail battalions and truck jockeys in the Persian Gulf Command have hefted almost 41/2 million tons of vital Lend-lease supplies to Russia, despite tough roads and killing heat.

Camera in the Philippines – YANK photographers take some varied pictures: of bombs, of GIs at work and the nearest thing to play. Bombs Photo by Pfc. George Burns with other photos by Sgt. Hanley, Mason Pawlak, CPhoM, Sgt. George Burns and Sgt. Bill Alcine

YANK Pin-up Girl: Pat Clark

News from Home

The Sad Sack “Change of Diet” by Sgt. George Baker

Mail Call

YANK’s AFN Radio Guide – Highlights for the week of Feb. 18

Spaghetti Bowl – This tasty football dish, served up to GIs in Florence, Italy, had everything from a bare-legged drum majorette to an All-American fullback. Photo by Sgt. Donald Breimhurst

Sports – Nothing Worries Roberto. By Sgt. Dan Polier

Sports Service Record

Yanks in the ETO

The Count

One Man’s Loss By Sgt. Emanuel Frachtenberg ( 313th Troop Carrier Group )