YANK DU 1944 04 07 (PDF)




Vol. 1 No. 36
Cover: Combat Cameraman – That glamor guy on the front cover looks like Hollywood’s version of the AAF all set to soar through the wild blue yonder. Well, actually he is – and, actually, there’s a Hollywood angle to it. Cpl. Mike Gerardi, who used to “just work around” Amsterdam. N.Y., is a member of a Fifth Air Force Combat Camera Unit, guys who make documentary and action movie films of the war in the Southwest Pacific. That’s an Eyemo 35-mm camera Mike is holding. That’s a far away look he’s holding, too. ……. Filming the Fifth Air Force in Action ……. Articles Inside:

Camera! Action! ( Combat Camera Unit ) by Cpl. Bill Alcine

Teamwork in China ( Chinese-American Composite Air Wing by Sgt. Ed Cunningham

Pin-Ups on the Hoof Arrive in SWPA by Sgt. Charles Pearson

After The Battle At Kwajalein by Sgt. Merle Miller

Imported Natives Helped GIs transform Santo Into a Bustling Community by Sgt Barrett McGurn

Yanks in Italy Concoct Savory Dishes From Rations and Local Tidbits by Sgt. Burgess H. Scott

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

What’s Your Problem?

Strictly GI

Variety Show – Produced by the Cameras of the World

News From Home

Mail Call

YANK Pin-up Girl : Lois Collier

Home Towns in Wartime – Boston, Mass. by Sgt Joe McCarthy

What are Girls Wearing?

Home News

The Old Army Game – Some More Big Leaguers Learn How It’s Played

Sports: Free swinging Bob Dill got chance to play with Rangers because he slugged a referee by Sgt. Dan Polier