YANK CN 1944 12 10 (PDF)




Vol. 1 No. 20
Cover: Hospital Train – On one of the many trains that daily bring U.S. soldiers wounded on the line to hospitals in the rear 2nd Lt. Marie E. Pickhardt of Cambria, Ore., is shown lighting a cigarette for Pvt. Joseph F. Sullivan of Baltimore. On the center bunk is Pvt William C. Lake of McConnellsburg, Pa., and on top Pvt. Robert Hawkins of Uhlrichsville, O. / Photo by Pvt. Pat Coffey ……. Frontline Medics–The Story of a Forward Aid Station ……….. Articles Inside: … Battalion Aid – Mortar Shells and 88s know no rules of war and things get pretty hot for frontline medics / By Sgt. Mack Morriss with Photos by Sgt. Reg Kenny ….. Hospital Train / By Cpl. John Preston with Photos by Pvt. Pat Coffey ….. Jet Plane Bogie / By Sgt. Bill Davidson with Photos by Ninth Air Force ….. Lazy MP Ranch / By Cpl James Goble with Photos by Cpl. Lon Wilson ….. The Russian Gateway / By Sgt. Burtt Evans with Photos by Persian Gulf Command ….. Home Towns in Wartime: Paducah, Ky. / By Sgt. Burgess H. Scott with photos by Sgt. Ben Schnall ….. Welcome at Leyte / By Sgt. H. N. Oliphant with photos by Sgt. Dick Hanley, Sgt. Bill Alcine, ….. The Fifth Army – Mars’ main spotlight in Europe is on the fighting in Germany. But the front in Italy, though less publicized, is still a combat front of tough enemy opposition and rugged terrain. / Photos by Signal Corps ….. Yanks on the Continent – Tour of Ostende / By Tom Bernard, Sp.(x)1c and Transients at Morhange / Photos by Signal Corps ….. News from Home – Some GIs talk about the ammo shortage, there’s debate on a draft, and nobody had a light. / Photos by Acme ….. The Sad Sack “Released for Active Duty” by Sgt George Baker ….. Mail Call ….. What’s Your Problem ….. YANK Pin-up Girl: Diana Lewis / Photo by MGM ….. What does it cost to be nice? / By Sgt. Walter Bernstein ….. Sports Parade / Photos by Acme ….. Sports: Mr. Johnston Acquires Two New Heavyweights. By Sgt. Dan Polier with photo by Sgt. John Frano ….. Sports Service Record ….. YANK Cartoons