YANK DU 1944 01 07 (PDF)




Vol. 1 No. 23
Cover: Jolly Roger – A modernized version of the old pirate Jolly Roger insignia – with crossed bombs – flies the SWPA skies on the tail fins of the top ranking Liberator outfit. S/Sgt. Leonard H. Baer of Brooklyn designed the insignia in competition with five other artists, and he’s shown touching up one of his huge paintings ……. YANKs Take a New Britain Beachhead ……. Articles Inside:

Jolly Roger – Liberators of the AAF’s leading bomber outfit by Cpl. Ralph L. Boyce

New Cal Has Its Odd Points, Too by Cpl. Barrett McGurn

New Britain Landing – Advance Units in Rubber Boats Caught Hell When They Approached the Beach at Arawe

What Do You Know About Crap game Odds? by Allen Churchill Y3c

Sergeant in Italy Says Sad Sack is Shrewd, Sly Spy by Sgt. Walter Bernstein

The Two Years Since Pearl Harbor

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

Gollywogs Go to War ( Aerobic and Anaerobic Bacteria ) by Sgt. Charles D. Pearson

Undersea Fighter ( Submarine Photo Story )

Mail Call

News From Home

Ration Situation ( New Guinea ) by Pvt. Ozzie St. George

YANK Pin-up Girl : Lena Horne

The Poets Cornered

All American 1943

Sports: Knute Rockne would have been proud of this Notre Dame Football Machine