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Vol. 1 No. 26 ……. Polish Flyers Drop Mines in German Harbors ……. Cover: Banquet in Italy – During a break for a noontime meal, Sgt. James Schwartz of Lorane, Pa., seems to have made himself just about at comfortable as a man can when he’s on the march through Italy. Having dumped his biscuits from his C-ration can, Schwartz now uses the container for a chocolate drink. ……. Articles Inside: What do you think of the Italian people? – Sgt. George Aarons, YANK Photographer, asked the question of five representative GIs in Italy and got these answers. ….. Mines From the Skies – The first correspondent to fly with the RAF’s Polish Squadron learns how our allies have turned a Nazi secret weapon against its inventors. Using parachute mines, they are bottling up enemy harbors and shipping lanes. by Sgt. Walter Peters ….. The New York Subway System On the Italian Front. By Sgt. Newton H. Fulbright ….. Bull Session in New Caledonia – The veterans of the Solomons who pass through this replacement center in the South Pacific, on their way back and forth from combat areas, give out plenty of interesting details about the fine art of Jap fighting. by Cpl. Barrett McGurn ….. Random Notes on the Makin Operation, From a Reporter’s Invasion Diary by Cpl. Larry McManus ….. GIs on Lonely Barges Tend Smoke Pots to Protect Canal. By Sgt. Robert G. Ryan ….. With Free China’s Flag Upon His Back, He Died in a Great Sky Battle by Sgt Marion Hargrove ….. After Three Years in Alaska, ‘Fighting 4th’ Infantry Goes Home. By Cpls. Allan Merritt and Tom Love ….. Foxhole University – The Army is running the world’s biggest Correspondence college with GI students on all fronts. By Cpl. Richard Paul ….. Fifth Air Force Gives Wrist Watches to Ground Crews ….. The Road to Rome ( Photo Story ) By Sgt George Aarons ….. The Sad Sack “Missing Clothes” by Sgt. George Baker ….. Mural, Service Club M1. By Sgt. Ray Duncan ….. Strickly GI ….. News From Home – What Goes on in Your Own Home State ….. Mail Call ….. Evening Report ….. Tee-Total Puzzle Challange ….. Books in Wartime – ASE list C-61 thru C-90 ….. The OFF season is ON again ….. Sports: Man-of-the-Year Stagg Set Out to be a Minister by Sgt. Dan Polier ….. Sports Service Record ….. Cartoons