YANK DU 1944 04 28 (PDF)


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Vol. 1 No. 39 ……. Cover: LST Gun Captain – This giant of a man, G. O. Blackburn S1c of Chicago, Ill, was photographed aboard an LST “somewhere off New Georgia” while on duty as gun captain. Six guys on YANK swore that this fellow was Alan Hale, the Hollywood movie actor, but take our word for it he isn’t. ……. Who Are the GIs Returning Home? ……. Articles Inside:

Square Pegs in Round Holes ( Form 20s )

Bivouac Battle ( Los Negros Island ) by Cpl. Bill Alcine

Good Neighbor Symphony ( Panama Canal Zone ) by Cpl. Richard Harrity

The Alaska Scouts by Sgt. Georg N. Meyers

Before the Attack by Sgt. Walter Bernstein

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

Announcing YANK’s SWPA Mascot Contest

Going Home by Cpl. Roger Wrenn

News From Home

How to Vote in 11 States Holding Primaries in June and July

Home News

Mail Call

Short Shorts From Italy by Sgt. Burgess H. Scott

Yank Pin-up Girl : Gale Storm

K-9 Corps by artist Pfc. Bill Keane

The Poets Cornered

Month at Madison Square Garden

Sports: Small Notes and Stories About Some Big Fellows