YANK BR 1945 03 25 (PDF)


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Vol. 3 No. 41 ……. Cover: Salvage – Pvt. Alfred P. Weiss of Derwyn, Ill,, salvages ammo from a damaged Fortress on the Continent. More than 600 damaged planes have been returned to the UK by the Eighth Air Force Service Command In Europe. Photo by Cpl. Eugene Kammerman. ……. The Return of Two GIs to Civilian Life -Pages 8, 9 and 10 ……. Articles Inside: …

From the Roer to the Rhine – The Yanks moved so fast that the enemy didn’t know where they were coming from or where they were going or even where they were. By Sgt. Ralph G. Martin

Trapeze Act Over Japan – When his gunner’s blister on a B-29 blew out almost six miles above Nagoya, Sgt. Krantz blew out too, but not all the way. By Cpl. Knox Burger with Photo by Capt. Guy T. Denton

A Letter To Von Papen By Sgt. Saul Levitt

Yeoman at Yalta – Scuttlebutt began to flow as soon as the Navy said, “Be ready to move within two days,” but none of the men guessed that they would soon be seeing history in the making. By Dick Grueneberg, Sp (x) 1c, USNR

Two New Civilians – To find out what happens after you’re discharged YANK visits two ex-overseas GIs and reports their adjustment to life in their old neighborhoods. ( William J. Williams and Ray Latal ) By Sgt. Barrett McGurn with Photo by Pvt. George Aarons

A German Talks – People inside Germany know the war is going our way, but there is no movement strong enough to buck Hitler, this prisoner says. By Sgt. Joe McCarthy with Artwork by Pvt. Jack Coggins and Sgt. Robert Greenhalgh

Yanks in Luzon – YANK photographers took these pictures as American forces were advancing on Manila. They give a cross section of what GIs were doing and what they saw as the Japs retreated before them. ( Photo Report by Sgt. Dick Hanley )

Tomorrow’s Telephone – Peacetime applications of GI portable communications equipment will help keep civilians in touch with their homes and offices. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers with Artwork by Sgt. Frank Brandt

News From Home

The Sad Sack “Rank Injustice” by Sgt George Baker

Mail Call

Sports Comebacks – Will the big name athletes now in uniform be able to resume their careers after the war? That’s a question puzzling both fans and players. Here are eight of the biggest names in sport, some in and some just out of uniform. their stories are typical of the star athletes of today.

Hype Igoe, link between old and new in boxing By Cpl. Tom Shehan

Sports Service Record

YANK Pin-up Girl: Ingrid Bergman

Yanks in Britain By Cpl. Edmund Antrobus with Photo by Sgt. Jack Rainone

The Count