YANK DU 1943 11 19 (PDF)




24 pages
Vol. 1 No. 16

Cover: Pvt. SNAFU – The latrine orderly who looks a little browned off about his job is – none other than your old friend, Pvt. Snafu, probably the most quoted guy in the Army. The sculpturing is the work of T/3 Raymond F. Harryhausen and Pvt. Eugene S. Fieury, both of the Signal Corps. ……. PTs Write Sequel to Bataan Epic ……. Articles Inside:

Like Hell We’re Expendable! – PT Boats take Over the Night Shift From the 5th Air Force to Blockade Jap SWPA Shipping by Sgt. Dave Richardson

When a Chinese Merchant Asks $1,800 for a Souvenir, Give Him $700 by Sgt. Marion Hargrove

Navy Surgeons Remove Dud Gingerly From Sailor’s Left Hip by T/Sgt Jim Lucas

Hammett, ‘Thin Man’ Author, Now an Enlisted Man in Alaska ( Dashiell Hammett ) by Cpl. Frank Friedrichsen


Sketch of Lae by Artist Sgt. Larry Homar

One of the Toughest Details in the Army – The only contacts these soldiers had with the rest of the world during nine months on the storm-swept Greenland Icecap were two bags of mail, dropped from the air in November and March, and a radio program once each week. by Sgt. H. N. Oliphant

Handle With Care ( Fiction ) by Cpl. Bill Alcine

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

Beauty Barnstorms the Bush by Sgt. Charles D. Pearson

Strictly GI

Variety Show – Produced by the Cameras of the World

Mail Call

Yanks Toss Party for Diggers

YANK Pin-up Girl : Elyse Knox

Tiny Hill Isn’t

News From Home

GIs Discuss Post-War Plans

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

Winning Plays

Sports: Imagine, Lombardi’s Afraid of Crowds by Sgt. Dan Polier