YANK DU 1943 09 03 (PDF)


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Vol. 1 No. 5 ……. Cover: New Guinea Drilling – Pvt. Roger Cram, ex-bellhop of Medford, Conn., was unlucky in getting a toothache, but, being in New Guinea, he was lucky in having a good man to take care of it. The dentist in charge is Lt. W.A. Reiter of Melcher, Iowa…….. SWPA Army Cameramen Under Fire ……. Articles Inside:

They Shoot With Cameras – Signal Photo Cameramen Cover the Battlefront by Sgt. Dave Richardson

Men Of Mubo ( New Guinea )

MacArthur’s Offensive in the Pacific

Negro Fighters’ First Battle – It was just a routine engagement between P-40s and German planes before the invasion of Sicily but it was a historic event – the first time Americans of this race met the enemy in aerial warfare. By Pvt. Irwin Shaw

People in Sicily Ask Americans Why They Didn’t Come Sooner by Sgt. Pete Paris

If You Get Torpedoed, Swim Toward Trinidad by Sgt. Burtt Evans

Alaska Railroad is so Far North Santa Claus Rides in From the South by Pfc. W. P. Thead and Sgt. R. P. Neu

Crashed Flyers Make ‘Snowshoes’ and Slide Over Jungle Mud to Safety by Pvt. Bernard Freeman

Medic Hits Pay Dirt on Furlough ( Gold in the Outback ) by Sgt. Don E. Brewer

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

Little Red Riding Hood – A GI Bedtime Story by S/Sgt. Don Davis

SWPA Mail Bag

Special Delivery – Supplies ( Photo Story )

YANK Pin-up Girl: Eva Gardner

The Poets Cornered

Party line to Guinea by Cpl. Bill Alcine

U.S. on the Wire ( News )

News From Home – What Goes on in Your Home Town

Mail Call

Five Down and One to Go – Jap wrecks Salvaged to Make one Hap Zero ( A Mark II Zero built from salvaged parts at Buna Airfield ) by Cpl. Ralph Boyce

Guinea Fortress Men Give Horselaugh to Crews in England

Mutiny in Flatbush Sports: The Great Lakes Ball Team Has A Major League Line-up by Sgt. Dan Polier