YANK DU 1944 07 14 (PDF)




Vol. 1 No. 50

Cover: Piper – Pacific veteran. Cloyd Rigney BM1c from Taylorsville, Ill., pipes the crew to general quarters aboard his Navy landing ship {LSD). A veteran of Java and the Philippines and the more recent invasions of the Marshalls and the Admiralties, Bos’n Rigney was right back in there pitching when we cracked Hollandia in Dutch New Guinea. Sgt. Dick Hanley, YANK photographer, got the shot. ……. A Destroyer Fights 64-Hour Invasion Battle ……. Articles Inside:

How Do You Feel?

Normandy Coast Patrol by Tom Bernard SP1c USNR

A Report on British Middle East Forces by Sgt. Jack Denton Scott

The Soldier Speaks : “Should the U.S. get mixed up with the rest of the world after the war?”

Yanks in SWPA

Pipe Dream in Canada Moving 30,000 tons of freight over Northwest waterways, the Engineers tapped a vital source of oil to feed our war machine. by Sgt. Georg N. Meyers

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

What’s Your Problem?

Strictly GI

Service Men Somewhere in Italy a Twelfth Air Force Service Squadron is visited by YANK photographer Sgt. John Franco

News From Home

Mail Call

YANK Mascot Contest Winners

YANK Pin-up Girl: Rita Hayworth

The Poets Cornered

Little Broadway

Sports: French Sailor Looks Like Future Champ to Sharkey by Cpl. Tom Shehan