YANK DU 1944 08 04 (PDF)


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Vol. 2 No. 1 ……. Cover: Anniversary Issue – Pacific Sunset. Silhouetted against the tropic evening sky is this twin 40-mm dual-purpose antiaircraft gun with its crew on the stern of a Navy landing ship (LSD). While it looks pretty peaceful, the picture was taken by YANK’s Sgt. Dick Hanley on the Hollandia mission. And that was another sunset – for the Japs. ……. War Down Under Moves Up and Over the Equator ……. Articles Inside:

Moresby: Ghost Town by Cpl. LaFayette Locke

Lae to Noemfoor

Noemfoor: Another Trap by Cpl. George Bick

Plan to Combine Armed Forces by Sgt. Merle Miller

The Dusty Road Through Rome by Sgt. Fred Rosen

Sweeney’s Luck ( YANK Fiction ) by Pfc. John McLeod

A Medic’s Sketchbook by T-5 Oscar Liebman

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

What’s Your Problem

Strictly GI

YANK Cartoon Bonus

News From Home

Yanks At Home Abroad by Sgt. Al Hine

Sports : Jimmy Foxx Tells Why Rich Red Sox Flopped by Sgt. Dan Polier

Home Towns in Wartime – Chicago, Ill

Navy Notes

Mail Call

YANK Pin-up Bonus : Mary Beth Hughes, Jean Parker, Esther Williams and Carol Landis

News From Home

YANK Color Pin-up Girl : Diana Lewis