YANK DU 1943 08 20 (PDF)


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Vol. 1 No. 3 ……. Cover: Grasshopper Pilot – “Someone’s always asking what the “L” means on my wings,” grinned S/Sgt. Harold Shannon of Alameda, Calif., to YANK Down Under’s Staff Photographer, Sgt. Dick Hanley, who took the picture. “It means Liaison, though we’d rather be called Grasshopper Pilots.” …….. How to Spot Marked Cards in GI Poker ……. Articles Inside: …


Take a Look Then Run Like Hell! ( Grasshopper Pilots ) By Sgt. Dave Richardson

Jungle Diet – Living Off the Land, GI Mapping Patrol Picks Up Weight By T/5 Gene M. Blake

Marked Cards – John Scarne, gambling expert, found plenty of them in use in crooked card games around Army camps. He tells you here how to spot this common cheating device the next time some wise guy tries it in a pay-day poker or blackjack session. By Allen Churchill Y3c

Poles Fight Back – Remembering Warsaw, they fly bombers over Germany with the RAF and pull no punches against the people who invaded their homeland. By Sgt. Walter Peters

Japs Used Cecil for Clay Pigeon, But He Kept Coming Back For More ( Pvt. Cecil Morse ) By Sgt Georg N. Meyers

In Desert One Man Has Ideal Job; Mess Sergeant a Former Hotel Chef ( T/Sgt. Bill Mayhugh ) By Sgt. Burgess Scott

Sailor Puts in a 16-Hour Day As Post’s One-Man Radio Station ( Donald Wornstaff S1c at WSMS ) By Pfc. Nat O. Bodian

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

Onnie of the Engineers

Strictly GI

Sketches from the South Pacific by Sgt. Howard Brodie

Pin-up Girl: Jo Carroll Dennison

Evening Report

The Poets Cornered



“Keep Initiative in Pacific,” FDR Says

Home Towns in Wartime – Arkadelphia, Ark.. By Bill Davidson

News From Home

Message Center

Mail Call

Sports: Camp Roberts is Glad that Kovacs went to Australia By Sgt. Dave Richardson

Looking Over the Pennant Races

Muscle Man ( Wrestler S/Sgt. Joseph Lynam )