YANK DU 1944 05 26 (PDF)




Vol. 1 No. 43
Cover: Convoy Watch – Looking mighty small amid the massive sights of his twin 40-mm antiaircraft gun, Leland Bird S2c of Las Angeles runs through gunnery practice aboard a Navy LSD bound for the invasion of Hollandia. Naval censorship has just taken the wraps off, the LSD (Landing Ship Dock) in the Southwest Pacific..
24th Division Takes Tanahmerah Bay; Donald F. Wright of Coshocton
Articles Inside:

Tojo Let ’em Down ( 24th Division Lands at Tanahmerah Bay ) by Cpl. Bill Alcine

GI Caterers ( GI Food Experts ) by Cpl. Chuck Rathe; David Davis of Wild Rose, Wis. Leo Armstrong; Charles Spurgeon, Myron Powers, Clement J. Fertitta, Samuel Popovich, John Olson

Beach Control ( Hollandia ) by Sgt. Charles Pearson

Transport Maghakian’s Revenge ( Sgt. Victor Maghakian – Marine Raider ) by Sgt. Merle Miller

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

A Sad Sack of Mail by Cpl. Paul E. Deutchman

Strictly GI

Invasion Map – Europe ( Centerfold )

News From Home

YANK Pin-up Girl : Anne Gwynne

What goes on in the Entertainment World Back Home

Mail Call

GI Delivery – Maternity Care

Knot-hole preview of American League pennant race

Sports by Sgt. Dan Polier