YANK DU 1943 12 03 (PDF)


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Vol. 1 No. 18 ……. Cover: Bully Beef – When 60,000 soldiers, sailors and civilians packed a show grounds recently to see Yank bronco-busters and Aussie buck-jumpers do their stuff, this GI sergeant was just one of many to get tossed about a bit. Pvt. Harry Sholl, an Engineer, took this action shot. …….. YANK Looks at the Russian Soldier ……. Articles Inside: …

Russian Soldier – YANK pays tribute to the man who on Nov. 7 celebrated the 26th anniversary of the U.S.S.R. by grabbing another slice of Hitler’s “European Fortress.” He calls himself “Red Army Man” instead of “private” and has a great deal in common with the average American GI. By Sgt. Bill Davidson

Behind the Lines – Behind the Lines Men in the Front Line May Call Them “Commandos,” But If It Weren’t for the Work Done by the GIs Backing the Fighting Men, Joe Dogface’s War Would be a Helluva Lot Tougher Than Sherman Imagined It. Here Are Some of the Men Busy in the Jobs Behind the Line

Jungle War – This anonymous noncom isn’t supposed to be a writer but his intelligence report is one of the best combat stories of the war.

You’ve Never Had It So Good, Or Life in Darkest Central Africa. But Sgt. Norman McKenna

“Dash It, Old Boy! Where’s My Monocle?” Said the British Sailor

Here’s the Iceland Version Of the Old Telephone Number Gag

Times Have Changed and Moresby Mice Go Dancing by Cpl. Ralph L. Boyce

German War Prisoner Marries Absent Bride in Camp Polk Ceremony

Ball Player Saves Six Lives, Throws Grenade Into Liberia Stream By Sgt. George Abraham

Two Nazi Spies Die – A French firing squad executes them in Aleppo, Syria. ( Photo Story ) By Sgt George Aarons

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

He Shook Hands with Hitler By Sgt. Ozzie St. George

Strictly GI

Variety Show – Produced by the Cameras of the World

El Rodeo By Sgt. Charles D. Pearson

Women Crowd for Peek at Sgt. York ( Gary Cooper )

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

Pin-up Girl: Dusty Anderson

Things They Forgot to Mention By Sgt. Bill Morrow

Words Across the Sea

Mail Call

Message Center

Evening Report

Double Puzzle

The Traveling Post Office, 1943

Grid Headliners – Irish Rout Michigan; Penn Wins

College Football Scoreboard

Sports: “The Yankees” Win in North Africa, Too By Sgt. Ralph G. Martin