YANK CN 1944 12 03 (PDF)




Vol. 1 No. 19
Cover: Fancy Dress in Florence – In Florence, Italy, two GIs compare their ODs with the pageant costume of a Florentine. He is tricked out in the half-armor of a 15th century guard. The GIs are M/Sgt. Curtis Stephenson and 1st Sgt. G. W. Johnson, photographed in the Piazza Signoria by YANK staff photographer, Sgt. Steve Derry.
The Last Three Days of the Infantry March on Metz
Articles Inside:
Occupied City / By Sgt. Mack Morriss with Photos by Sgt. Reg Kenny
Tank-Destroyers / By Sgt. Frank Woolner and photos by Third Armored Division
Philippine Invasion Items / By YANK Staff Correspondents and photo by Pfc George Burns How Japs Treated the Filipinos – By turn, Japs were objects of ridicule and fear on Leyte. By Sgt. Barrett McGurn with Photos by Sgt. Dick Hanley and Mason Pawlak
March on Metz – On the first day Metz lay temptingly below, but the men of the 5th and 95th had 48 hours of battle before entering the city. / By Sgt. Saul Levitt with Photos by Signal Corps
Television – Thanks to technical advances hastened by the war, this new industry is just about ready to provide jobs and entertainment for thousands of Americans. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers with Photo by CBS Television
Variety Show – Produced by the Cameras of the World / Photos by Coast Guard, Sgt. Hanley, Signal Corps, Cpl. Lon Wilson and Pfc. Burns
Waiting War in Panama – GIs at the Big Ditch have been sweating out enemy attack since Pearl Harbor. They don’t expect one now, but they’re ready. / By Sgt. John Hay
News from Home – Congress began its lame duck session, cabinet changes were rumored, there were troubles with manpower shortages, the cost of living was debated, and the President denied he’d said a somewhat special something
Bulletin Board
The Sad Sack “Double Trouble #2” by Sgt George Baker
Mail Call
YANK Pin-up Girl: Selene Mahri / Photo by Sgt. Horst Horst
Advertising Has Gone to War / Copywritten by Sgt. Al Hine and Art Directed by Sgt. Ralph Stein
All-American Preview – in a season of good backfield men, these are the most outstanding. You’ll be seeing them on the All-American teams.
Sports: Football conversation with references to Navy, Randolph Field and Rose Bowl. By Sgt. Dan Polier
Sports Service Record