YANK DU 1943 10 08 (PDF)


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Vol. 1 No. 10 ……. Cover: Rescue Service – Old Glory and the stern davits of one speeding New Guinea crash boat frame a second as they smash through a welter of white water on a mission of mercy. Air observers radio positions of downed pilots to the speeding boats. ……. How Farmers Go to War in Guinea ……. Articles Inside:

They Fish for Pilots – When the Phone Rings On a Certain Dock In Guinea, It’s A Good Bet Another Life Will Be Saved By Crash Boats. by Cpl. Ozzie St. George

Army Life! – Red Cross and YANK Plan Cartoon Contest for Servicemen

SWPA Bombers Probably Hold Combat Mission Record – The Cap’n and the Kids , The Eager Beaver and The Tokyo Sleeper

Side-Slipping Parrot Gets His Ailerons Clipped By Irate Major by Ted Meiswinkel

They Came Home on a Wing For a Pair – of Showgirl Legs by Cpl. Ralph L. Boyce

Who Said and Not Behind a Plow? ( Soldier Farmers ) by Sgt. Dave Richardson

The Low-Down On Dirty Gertie – The mouse who made the mouse trap famous isn’t really a Bizerte babe. She started kicking the gong at Camp Lee in Virginia. ( Pvt. William L. Russell ) by Sgt. Arthur Weithas

Report from Messina – The Allies found it badly battered but the people still cook good spaghetti. by Sgt. Walter Bernstein

Even the Mosquitoes Can’t Stand This Army Way Station in Central Pacific by Sgt Merle Miller

Pacific Hero Is Almost Jailed; Moral: Wear Medals in Swimming ( T/Sgt. Edward Niemi )

Two Armies Put Him Behind Desk; He Joins Merchant Marine To Fight ( Phillip Messenger )

New Guinea Yanks Discover Old Friends When Beards Go by Pvt. Dan Shaver

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

Preparation for Invasion (Fiction) by Pvt. Irwin Shaw

Strictly GI

Variety Show – Produced by the Cameras of the World

Attu ( Photo Story ) by Sgt Georg N. Meyers

YANK Pin-up Girl : Bunny Waters

No Glamor in Soldier Shows

SWPA Mail Call

Congress Battles Over Daddy Draft

Pin-Ups Get Official Nod As Morale Builders

News From Home – What goes on in your own home town

Major All Stars Will Bring Baseball to Southwest Pacific

Sports: Sewell Discovers Ephus Ball and Becomes Pitcher of Year by Sgt. Dan Polier