YANK DU 1944 09 22 (PDF)


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Vol. 2 No. 8 ……. Cover: 3 In A Pillbox – ( No description in this issue, this cover description is from USA edition ) These three smiling soldiers, photographed in their pillbox at Empress Augusta Bay by YANK’s Sgt. Dillon Ferris, fought in the Second Battle of Bougainville. They are (l. to r.) Pfc. Chester M. Williams of Philadelphia, Pa.; Pvt. Wayne H. Sammoms of Los Angeles, Calif., and T/Sgt. Nicholas J. Tangorra of Rondout, Ill. With their 37-mm gun and other weapons, the trio slaughtered scores of attacking Japs. ……. GIs on Bougainville Wage Jungle War in Style ……. Articles Inside:

The Screwy War on Bougainville by Sgt. Ralph L. Boyce

Return of the Russians ( Slave-Soldiers ) by Sgt. Reg Kenny

Brass in the Ranks Many officers used to be GIs, but two GIs in this war have an opposite story to relate. ( George DeKiss Jr. and John R. Edwards ) by Sgt. Jack Seligman

What should we do with the Germans and Japs after the war? By Pvt. Saul Israel

The Battle of Belvedere ( 442d Combat Team ) by Sgt. James P. O’Neill

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker


Sgt. Pete Paris YANK Cameraman KIA Normandy on June 6, 1944

Camera on France Photo Story by Sgt. Reg Kenny

Post War Flying Aircraft manufacturers are deep in big plans but the plane won’t replace the family automobile for quite a few years after the war. By Sgt Merle Miller

The Nation in Review

Mail Call

What Will You Wear After the War? By Sgts Al Hine and Ralph Stein

YANK Pin-up Girl: Marie McDonald

What goes on in the Entertainment World back home

Allied Track Meet in Rome Mehl, former state AAU champ, wins GI Olympics in Rome’s Foro D’Italia by Sgt. James P. O’Neill