YANK DU 1943 10 01 (PDF)




24 pages
Vol. 1 No. 9
Cover: Jungle – Proving that not all mess sergeants require hands to be washed before meals, Pvt. Lloyd Culuck, one of the force which took New Georgia Island, eats B rations with the top of the can. The private hadn’t bathed or changed clothes in 12 days when the picture was taken. …….. Hungry Crash Victims Trek to Sea ……. Articles Inside: 

New Guinea Casualty ( T/Sgt. George W. Powell )

12 Days to the Sea By Artist Sgt. Charles D. Pearson

An Open Letter to an American Father

“Coolest Guys in Guinea” Run an Army Ice Plant By Sgt. Ozzie St. George

MPs Fight Under Fire – Army cops in Sicily often find themselves dodging shells miles ahead of the infantry when they go up front into the enemy line to bring back prisoners. By Sgt. Walter Bernstein

Raising the Normandie By Allen Churchill Y3c

Back for Lunch – Being a Tale of Woe About 15 Paratroopers Who Didn’t Jump at Markham Valley

Mrs. Roosevelt’s Message to SWPA Troops

Psychology for the Fighting Man – What causes panic and mental breakdowns in the Army? Here’s an interesting discussion of such problems in straight, simple language.

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

Guinea “Milk Maids” Travel in Jeeps

Strictly GI

Closer to Tokyo – When We took Woodlark Island in the Pacific, YANKs Sgt. Dave Richardson was there with a camera.

The Eight-Ball, Chugalug and C. E. Shack Gave the Japanese Hell in China ( A B-24 Mission of the 14th Air Force ) By Sgt. Marion Hargrove

What was It that was needed so badly by the Air Force in Iran? By Cpl. Jimmy O’Neill

Yanks in New Guinea learn to blow their noses in Pidgin By Cpl. George Kauffman

Grease monkeys in India jungle victims of real monkey business. By Sgt. Ed Cunningham

Ma, they’re making eyes at me; or how to start a riot in Hawaii By Sgt Merle Miller

Grandpa found Tony, Grandma found Joe, among invaders in Sicily

Pin-up Girl: Ann Corio

The Poets Cornered

Evening Report



SWPA Mail Bag

Message Center

Visiting Senators

Patriarch Shuns Bird in Hand – Bush Pays Off

News From Home

Sports: The story of a baseball cap that went off to war. By Sgt. Dan Polier