YANK DU 1944 11 17 (PDF)


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Vol. 2 No. 16 ……. Cover: Armorer’s Vigil ……. Standing on the wing of a Mustang fighter, Sgt. Andrew Adamchik, armorer with the Fourteenth Air Force, China, scans the sky for aircraft returning from a mission. The picture was made by YANK’s Sgt. Lou Stoumen whose “Report from China” appears on pages 8, 9, 10. ……. YANK Interviews the No. 1 Filipino Patriot ……. Articles Inside:

Revenge for the Men of Bataan – Landings of American forces in the Philippines recall the grim last stand of U.S. heroes in the dark early days of the war. By Cpl. James Goble

A Talk with General Romulo – The Filipino patriot on whose head the Japs have put a price says bad diplomacy can lose the Battle of the Philippines. By Sgt. H. N. Oliphant

Pushing Into Germany — Women queued up for food and kids played marbles in Belgium, but across the border GIs at the Siegfried Line had a tough deal—Ferreting Out a Nazi. By Cpl. John Preston—Shells and Some Medics. By Sgt. Saul Levitt

Report from China — In three stories from the Far East, a GI sizes up the Jap threat to China, talks with Maj. Gen. Chennault about the Fourteenth Air Force and describes life as Yanks live it in the country of our embattled ally. By Sgt. Lou Stoumen—What It’s Like for China GIs

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

Traitors’ End – Six young French collaborationists, members of the Vichy militia who had helped the Nazis, are executed in a square in Grenoble. ( Photo Story )

News From Home

The Nation in Review

Mail Call

Company B carries on. By Sgt. Ray Duncan

YANK Pin-up Girl : Elyse Knox

Navy Notes

Message Center

Grid Headliners

Sports: Frankie Mr. Hutson Takes Easy Way Out and Plays Again by Sgt. Dan Polier