YANK EU 1944 03 03 (PDF)




Vol. 1 No. 1

Cover: Fifth Army Infantry ……. Picture Story of the Beachhead at Anzio Articles Inside:

Cassino Melting. Pot By Sgt. Walter Bernstein

Message From the Chief ( Jacob L. Devers )

Air Force Mechanics – When they have to work without spare parts and equipment near the front, service squadron men like Sgt. Manley in Italy perform miracles of mechanical surgery every day. By Sgt. Burtt Evans

How to Vote in the State Elections – GIs from Illinois, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Louisiana can cast ballots in April.

GI Delivery – Here’s sortie good news for expectant fathers below the first three grades. The Army will pay for the new baby. By Sgt. Earl Anderson & Sgt. H. N. Oliphant

Raid on the Marshalls – The first correspondent to fly in an attack on that Jap base tells how his B-25 blasted the enemy with its 75-mm gun. By Cpl. Larry McManus

Flight Surgeon – Back in the States, GIs griped about the way he handled their goldbrick ailments on sick call. But now when their plane hits the runway after a tough combat mission, he is usually the first man they want to see. ( Capt. Wendell C. Stover ) By Sgt. Saul Levitt

Somewhere in Italy … Gunner Goes All Out … Report From Rome … $40 Butts … Frontline Reunion … Plug From Jerry … Dry Run … A.W.O.L. In Reverse

Beachhead Blow-By-Blow – The surprise assault, bloody Genman counterattacks and magnificent stand of the 5th Army as the enemy smashes up its best troops in vain. ( Photo Report )

Mail Call

News From Home

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

First Epistle to the Selectees – According to PFC. Harold Fleming of Fort Bragg, N.C.

Home Towns in Wartime: Philadelphia, Pa. by Cpl. Harry Sions

Barracudas – The First Outfit of Negro Marines is Itching For Action. By Sgt. Robert G. Ryan

Torpedoes? Whales? Unescorted Vessel Meets a Mysterious Enemy at Sea. By Cpl. Barrett McGurn

YANK Pin-up Girl: Chili Williams

Navy Notes

Books In Wartime “ASE” D-91 Thru D-120

Sgt. Joe Lewis starts his third year in the Army ( Photo Report )

Sports: Sharkey Crowned Champion Snorer By Cpl. Tom Shehan