YANK DU 1943 10 22 (PDF)


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Vol. 1 No. 12 ……. Cover: Road to Victory – YANK Down Under’s Sgt. Dave Richardson snapped these Aussies of the Ninth Division as they trudged along the trail from Malahang Mission to Lae. A step from the mud to either left or right would put them in tangles of vines and dense brush. ……. YANK Covers the Battle for Lae ……. Articles Inside:

Race for Lae – Japs Were Just Annoying Obstacles in the Path When Two Crack Australian Divisions Began a Jungle Contest That Will Be Remembered Longer Than the Melbourne Cup. The Buna-Famed Seventh Won By a Nose. by Sgt. Dave Richardson

The New Dutch Soldier – Some are scattered with the Allies all over the world but most of them wait with the Princess Irene Brigade in England for the day they’ll smash toward home. by Pvt. Albert Orbaan

Censored – An Attempt to convince at Least Some Hard-Bitten GIs that the Censor Really Ain’t a Heel by Cpl. Bill Alcine

County Fair ( Photo Story )

The Sergeant and His Adam’s Apple Start a Sensation in China by Sgt. Marion Hargrove

GI Radioman Pulls a Jap’s Leg, Or Maybe the Colonel Is Pulling Ours

Fancy Mail From a South Pacific APO – Envelopes adorned with Art by Frank L. Mack

Here Is One Place a Private Can Tell a Major Where to Get Off by Sgt. Gene Ward

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

Whatever became of the Old Fashioned Uppercut? by O/C Ray Duncan

Strictly GI

Out of the Spotlight – Isolated Posts

There Ain’t No WACs In Australia by Pvt. John McLeod

They Battle Mosquitoes With Signs in New Guinea by S/Sgt. Roy Burlingame

Solons Still Wage Bitter Draft Battle

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

YANK Pin-up Girl : Alexis Smith

Nazis Don’t Like Goums – These pigtailed French Moroccan boys don’t particularly care for C rations because they would rather use their bayonets to open Germans and Italians. Tin cans make the blades dull. by Sgt. Ralph G. Martin

SWPA Mail Call

Giving in the SWPA

YANK Crossword Puzzle

WD Cancels SWPA Baseball Tour Because of Increased Pacific Activity

Sports: Navy Carries the Ball in the South Where Duke and Georgia Tech will be Powers by Sgt. Dan Polier