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Vol. 1 No. 17 ……. Cover: Winter Issue, Germany – In Germany, Pvt. Conrad Baker steps away front his machine gun and his alarm clock to try on a brand new overcoat that bears the usual quota of tags. Baker, who comes from New York City where winter can get kind of tough, discovered that it gets darn cold in Hitler’s Germany, too. / Photo by Signal Corps ……. With an Infantry Company from Tennessee to Germany ……….. Articles Inside: … Company “A” 1940 – 1944 ( 30th Infantry Division ) / By Sgt. Mack Morriss with Photos by Signal Corps and AP ….. Back to the Philippines – Two and a half years after Bataan, American Forces landed on Leyte Island in the heart of the Philippines. First resistance was slight, possibly because the Japs had expected the attack to come on Mindanao or Luzon. To prevent expansion of our beachhead, the Japs committed the major strength of their navy, it was routed in vast air-sea battles by two U.S. fleets. / By Sgt. Ozzie St. George ….. From Attu to Leyte / By Cpl. Tom O’Brien ….. Liberation of Athens – When British forces entered the Greek capital city, they found the people noisily celebrating their release from three years of systematic German terror. / By Sgt. Joe McCarthy with Photos by Mediterranean Allied Air Forces ….. The Soldier Speaks: “Should veterans of this war get a bonus?” / Photo by Signal Corps ….. Your Post War Home – It will cost about $6,000 to buy or build a standard-construction house. If you wait a few years, you may get a prefabricated house for as little as $1,500. / By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers with photos by Mattie Edwards Hewitt ….. Seeing Rome – In Rome, Sgt. Donald Breimhurst, a U.S. Army photographer, took these pictures of GIs seeing the sights of the Eternal City. When Allied troops first moved into Rome, they didn’t have much time for tourist pleasures. Now that the war has gone North, the city has become a rest center for men on leave from other zones, GI rendezvous is U.S. Army Rest Center; in Mussolini’s time this was Fascist Youth Training Center. / Photos by Sgt. Donald Breimhurst ….. The Champ – The United States of America chose its President on Nov. 7 in a wartime election. He is Franklin D. Roosevelt. Renew your acquaintance in this article. ….. News from Home – The shouting and tumult were ended, it was FDR again, with 432 electoral votes, a Democratic majority in both houses of Congress and the defeat of several Administration enemies. Overseas GIs made bets, listened to the returns and went back to their work. ….. Secrets of New Jet Fighter Plane ….. The Sad Sack “Gift” / By Sgt. George Baker ….. Mail Call ….. Guity as Hell ( Capt. Otto Landhauser ) / By Sgt. Saul Levitt ….. YANK Pin-up Girl: Marguerite Chapman / Photo by Columbia Pictures ….. Orphans of the Storm ( Ninth Weather Reconnaissance Squadron ) / By Sgt. Jim Swarts with photo by Ninth Air Force ….. Forts at Warsaw / By Sgt. Tom Davision ….. YANK’s Football Pin-Up — Records of College, Service, Pro Teams ….. New Guinea Baseball / Photos by Sgt. Marvin Fasig ….. YANK Cartoons