YANK DU 1944 02 25 (PDF)




Vol. 1 No. 30
Cover: Made in Japan – The Jap 75-mm antiaircraft gun of 1928 vintage was captured in New Guinea and sent by Ordnance Intelligence men to an information and testing lab in Australia. T-4 Newton W. Smith of East Orwell, Ohio, and T/Sgt. Charles L Merrill of New Berry, S. C., are shown teaming the gun’s operation. Wheels and some other attachments have been stripped from the gun mount. In some instances retreating Japs have blown these ack ack guns up to prevent their re-use when captured. ……. Captured Jap Guns and Equipment ……. Articles Inside:

Japanese Weapons and Equipment by Sgt. Charles D. Pearson

Bush Base in Australia’s Never Never

Screwballs of the Year by artist Sgt. Douglas Borgstedt

Why Are We In This War? – Fascist philosophies must not replace ours

Bloody Basin : An Italian No-Man’s-Land of Black Mist and Enemy Patrols by Sgt. Burgess Scott

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

Five Rising Suns ( Jap planes shot down by an LST ) by Cpl. Ozzie St. George

Strictly GI

Training Mountain Fighters in Italy by Sgt George Aarons

YANK Pin-up Girl : Patricia Dane

The Poets Cornered

News From Home

Home News

Mail Call

Report From General Arnold

Soldiers in Sports

Sports: How Many Sports Champions Will return After the War? by Sgt. Dan Polier