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Vol. 1 No. 51 ……. Cover: Gunners On Biak – Beach Gunners. Even though they look quite alone, the beachhead at Biak was a busy, tough place when these three set up their .50 AA gun. They are Pfc. Louis Ott of Baltimore, Md.; Pfc. Robert C. Salernor of New York City and S/Sgt. Russell Yaworsky of McAdoo, Pa. It was busy enough, Sgt. Diet Hartley, YANK photographer who got this picture reported, that even 155mm howitzers were in position at H plus 3. ……. Buffaloes Beat the Rap at Biak ……. Articles Inside:

Biak Booty

Buffalo Victory – 150 Horsepower Amphibious Buffaloes by Cpl. George Bick

It’s a Crazy War Up On Wakde

Hollywood to New Guinea

Patrols were active ( Photo Story ) by Pvt. Charles Gallagher

Hollandia: The Souvenir Market Is Hot

The Dead End Kids ( Merrill’s Marauders ) by Sgt. Dave Richardson

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

The Hero of Hischawelen Island ( YANK fiction ) by Pfc. William C. Schmidt

Voting Regulations

– It takes know-how! ( Training Aussie Ground Crews and U.S. Paratroopers )

News From Home

Mail Call

Mayo Clinic in New Guinea by Sgt. Charles Pearson

YANK Pin-up Girl : Marjorie Lord

What goes on in the Entertainment World Back Home

This B-24 Over Britain Refused To Land So They Had To Shoot Her Down

A Sergeant Coaches A King ( King Farouk I of Egypt and T/Sgt Robert A. Walters ) by Sgt. Karl Sprinkle

Sports by Sgt. Dan Polier