YANK DU 1943 10 29 (PDF)




24 pages
Vol. 1 No. 13
Cover: Guests arrive for the summer season. Some GI with a sense of humor erected this sign over the entrance to a staging area in New Guinea. Though the sign doesn’t mention it, meals are also provided by the management. …….. Blackjack Dealers Hold the Aces ……. Articles Inside: 

Bulldozing Busy Bodies – Landlubber Sailors Broke Their Own Record Building an Airstrip ( Seabees on Woodlark Island ) By Sgt. Dave Richardson

Raid on Paramushiru – They didn’t mind when the Jap hit their No. 4 engine; it was already dead, anyway. By Sgt Georg N. Meyers

Yanks Free Chinese Workers Brought By Japs to New Georgia By Sgt. Mack Morriss

Yanks Win International Fame As Linguists, Even in New Guinea

Nobody but the Editors Read The Naga Hills Gazette in India By Sgt. Ed Cunningham

Now It’s Pineapple Ice Cream in Guinea By Cpl. Ozzie St. George

Blackjack – It Knocks Out Everyone But the Dealer By Allen Churchill Y3c

GI R.R. – Two Yanks take over a French Line in North Africa

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

GI Gets Legion of Merit; Minutes Later a Bar By Cpl. Ralph Boyce

Never Mind Aspirin; Take Tour Troubles to the Wailing Wall

Five Dollars for a Ham Sandwich

Strictly GI

Souvenirs ( War Trophies )

SWPA Mail Call

Message Center

Soldiers’ Dependents Get Attention

News From Home

What Goes On in Your Own Home State

Fiji Fighter – Born to the jungle, he can stick a knife in your back before you know he’s on the same island, covers 30 miles a day over tough terrain, often has five “wives” and admires Joe E. Brown. By Sgt Merle Miller

Pin-up Girl: Marguerite Chapman

The Poets Cornered

Evening Report

Current Events Quiz By Sgt. Irving L. Field

Yanks, Cards – First Photos Down Under of 1943 World Series

Sports: Washington Huskies may go Rose Bowlin’. By Sgt. Dan Polier