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Vol. 1 No. 44
Cover: Samurai Swords It isn’t everyday a GI can pick up over thousand bucks in spare change. But when S/Sgt. Leo Gathof of Louisville, Ky., went into Hollandia with the 41st Division, he found four samurai swords which on the souvenir market will bring anywhere up to 100 quid apiece – since they’re the McCoy and not made out of jeep springs. No wonder he smiles. ……. Landing in Burma with Cochran’s Air Commandos ……. Articles Inside:

Burma Air Invasion ) by Cpl. Joe Cunningham

Advance on Hollandia Drome by Cpl. Bill Alcine

Alone in the Alaska Wilderness Sgt. Georg N. Meyers

a hell of a way to Run An Air Force by Sgt. Charles Pearson

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

Whats Your Problem?

What’s the Deal on the New Soldier – Vote Law?

We Move Into Hollandia (41st Infantry Division ) by Sgt. Dick Hanley

News From Home

YANK Pin-up Girl: Sheila Ryan

The Poets Cornered

Mail Call

Home Towns in Wartime New Orleans, La. By S/Sgt. Mel Schifter

Sports Round-Up

Sports: Heres How the Major League Races look as of this Minute by Sgt. Dan Polier