YANK DU 1944 01 21 (PDF)




Vol. 1 No. 25

Cover: In his first night in a foxhole on Makin, Pfc, James McClure heard something moving. He didn’t ask questions. He shot. The next morning Infantryman McClure was still there with a dead Jap nearby as mute testimony to his good judgment and aim. ……. New Britain, Tarawa, Makin Landings ……. Articles Inside:

Death Battle At Tarawa by Sgt. John Bushemi

Steps to Rabaul by Cpl. Ozzie St. George ….. and at Arawe by Cpl. Ralph L. Boyce

Shamrocks at Makin ( Lt. Col. Hart’s Fighting 69th ) by Cpl. Larry McManus

Over Two Years’ Fighting And Too Young for the Army

Pacific yank Claims New Sugar Record: 790 Letters in 13 Months

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

Strictly GI

Rabaul Raid – But there’s more to the job than dropping bombs ( Making Terrain Model Maps )

Mail Call

4-Star Visitor ( Gen. George C. Marshall in New Guinea ) by Pvt John McLeod

News From Home

Battle of Germany ( Air Offensive )

YANK Pin-up Girl : Ramsay Ames

The Poets Cornered

Sports: Some Little-Known Facts About a Well-Known Game by Pvt. Joe Hasel

Six Enlisted Men On GI All-American

1944 Calendar