YANK DU 1943 08 06 (PDF)


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Vol. 1 No. 1 ……. Cover: Jungle Fighter – The infantryman is Sgt. Orville J. John of Seymour, Wis., wounded at Buna as a member of Co. I, 127th Infantry of the fighting 32nd Division. The drawing was presented to YANK for its first issue Down Under as a friendly gesture from the Navy, by Lt. Comdr. McClelland Barclay. …….. New Born YANK Arrives SWPA ……. Articles Inside: …

Woodlark Landing – Yanks Capture Island Bases By T/Sgt. Dave Richardson

American Center Designed as U.S. Oasis for GIs

Hotfoots For Tojo – Engineers Mix TNT Cocktails

New Tax Bill – It Lets Servicemen Off Easy. By Cpl. Richard Paul

Blind Man’s Buff With Bullets – Killing a jug of captured Jap wine, these GIs rehash the Attu Invasion. By Sgt Georg N. Meyers

The WAACs have a Busy Social Life Overseas

Japs’ Broadcast to U.S. Troops Presents Popeye and Poppycock

The First Theatrical Task Force in Western Desert Clicks with GIs by Sgt. Burgess Scott

First Negro OCS in ETO Turns Out 14 Looeys

Plane Crew Makes Engine Changes In 3 Hours; Made 57 in One Month by Sgt Merle Miller

German Machine Gun Works Fine When Aimed at German Pursuit Plane

Russians Name Guns and Dugouts for their Heroic Soldiers and Sailors

Every Man in This Show Troupe Has Seen Combat in New Guinea

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

Artie Greengroin, PFC. – Artie on the Mound

Strictly GI

World at War

Caribbean Tour

Pin-up Girl: Grace McDonald

Evening Report

The Poets Cornered

Home Towns in Wartime – Beaver Dam, Wis. By Bill Davidson

U.S. on the Wire

News From Home

Trading Post

Message Center

Mail Call

Army Vs. Navy – GIs Wallop Gobs 14-0

Already KOed Australian Champ ( Cpl. Alston Hoosman )

American All-Stars Win, 5-3

Sports: Rickey Pulls a Fast One on Cubs and Steals Their New Shortstop. By Sgt. Dan Polier