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Vol. 1 No. 34 ……. Cover: Paratrooper in New Guinea – Paratroopers first came into their own – and with notable success – just before the capture of Lae, Since these men from the sky can’t go back and pick up anything they happened to leave in their plane, they carry a pretty big load when they jump. Pictured is Pvt. Richard M. Moore of Baltimore. Md., wearing the full equipment of a Parachute Infantryman as he boards a plane for a jump. ……. Pictures of Admiralty Island Invasion ……. Articles Inside:

Admiralties Landing ( Photo Story ) by Cpl. Bill Alcine

Beauty in the Bush – New Guinea Hair Salon

Modern Living on a Beachhead in Bougainville by Sgt. Barrett McGurn

Like Shooting Fish in a Barrel ( Fishing Marine Style )

Air Force Mechanics by Sgt. Burtt Evans

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

GI Fisherman ( Sgt. Earl Long ) by Cpl. Ozzie St. George

Strictly GI

Troop Carriers – Pack Horses of Modern Warfare ( Photo Story )

News From Home

YANK Pin-up Girl: Gene Tierney

What goes on in the Entertainment World Back Home

How To Vote In the State Elections

Mail Call

Planning Their Post-War Jobs ( 41st Division Men ) by Sgt. Charles D. Pearson

In This Corner…A Half Dozen Champs

Sports: Life is Rough in Iran for this Umpire Lover ( Charley Clark ) by Cpl. James P. O’Neill