YANK BR 1945 03 11 (PDF)




Vol. 3 No. 39
Cover: Mustang Mission – Four Mustangs from the 361st Fighter Group of the 8th Air Force, equipped with auxiliary tanks for long-range escort flight, fly in perfect echelon formation, a formation not used in combat, but which is helpful in teaching precision methods to Clobber College pilots. Photo by Sgt. Ben Rosenblatt ……. With an Assault Outfit in the Big Push East ……. Articles Inside: …

Clobber College – The 8th AAF’s new system of training combat pilots mixes novices from the States with veterans from the skies over Germany. By Sgt. Joe Rosenthal with Photos by Sgt. Joe Pazen

Night Life in Teheran Sketches by T-5 Frank Agar

It’s Rough Beyond The Roer – For many months, Sgt. Howard Brodie, YANK Staff Artist, covered the war in the Pacific and he was in the thick of things at Guadalcanal. Now on the Western Front in Europe, he went along with the 102nd Division when it took off on the recent big push across the Roer River. Essentially an artist rather than a reporter, Brodie nevertheless wrote and cabled back this starkly lie and graphic account of the outfit he accompanied. By Sgt. Howard Brodie

Just Before the Big Push – As a prelude to our crossing the Roer in force, this outfit of kids crawled up the east bank many times to bring back prisoners and information. ( Buck Rogers’ Rangers ) By Sgt. Ralph G. Martin with Photos by Sgt. Reg Kenny

The Teen-agers – The headline-making antics of the current younger generation are as truly typical of them as goldfish swallowing was of us. By Pfc. Debs Myers

Western Germany ( Center-fold Map )

Strictly G.I.

What’s Your Problem?

News from Home

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

Mail Call

Sports Parade

Sports – Basketball Scandal Puts Heat on Gamblers. By Sgt. Dan Polier

Sports Service Record

YANK Pin-up Girl: June Haver

Yanks in the ETO

The Count