YANK BR 1945 03 18 (PDF)


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Vol. 3 No. 40 ……. Cover: Another River to Cross – It has been one river after another for the Engineers ever since the D-Day landings, and during the big push to the Rhine they were busy again. A Signal Corps photographer found these Combat Engineers constructing a floating treadway under enemy fire. Photo by Signal Corps. ……. Story and Pictures of the Men Who Took Duren ……. Articles Inside: …

The Drive on Duren – Floods and a German counteroffensive slowed things down, but the Americans bided their time and finally slugged across the turbulent Roer River to take this gateway to the Cologne Plain. By Sgt. Ed Cunningham

People on the Home Front – Kathleen Winsor By Cpl. Hyman Goldberg

Flying 4-F – Crews may come and crews may go, but T/Sgt. “Pop” Campbell, who had to fight his way into the Army and has 79 missions under his belt, seems to go on forever. By Sgt. Basil Wallace Romanovich

3 Years on Luzon – Men who fought at Bataan and Corregidor tell how life was behind the barbed wire of a Japanese POW camp. By Sgt. Ozzie St George with Artwork by By Sgt. Robert Greenhalgh

Home on Furlough – Back From the ETO By Sgt. Walter Bernstein – Back From the Pacific By Sgt. Ralph Boyce

Main Streets of America – A look back home since you went away

The Soldier Speaks: Which was the greater menace to our country and our values: Germany or Japan?

News From Home

The Sad Sack “Wide-Open Town” by Sgt George Baker

Mail Call

Clear the Track! – These stars of the spiked-shoe have attracted the most attention during the current indoor season

Sports: Vets Carry Burden of Board-Track Season

Sports Service Record

YANK Pin-up Girl: Alexis Smith

Yanks in the ETO

The Count