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Vol. 1 No. 6
Behind Enemy Lines With A Beachhead Patrol ……….. At the Anzio front in Italy, Pvt. Bob Ballard of Huntington, W. Va., moves his field glasses over the horizon searching for enemy air or ground movement. His perch is the turret of a Sherman tank, camouflaged into the side of a haystack and his companion is a 50 caliber machine gun. ……….. Articles Inside:
Action at Olivete — It’s a good thing to know how to throw rocks when you go out after German machine gun nests Ernie Childers discovered in winning the Congressional Medal of Honor. / By Sgt. Don Robinson
Carrier in the Pacific — New flat-tops have made our recent series of blows into Jap territory possible.
Pre-Invasion Bombs
Nightmare Job In Italy — Every 59 seconds a plane takes off or lands at the base where Vance Luten is operations traffic cap. / By Sgt. Burtt Evans
This B-24 Over Britain Refused To Land So They Had To Shoot Her Down
A Sergeant Coaches A King (T/Sgt. Robert A. Walters and King Farouk I) / By Sgt. Karl Sprinkle
Rouge Gallery / By Cpl. Paul E. Deutschman
Letters From The States
Artic Jitterbug (Helicopter) / By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers
Report From Russia — An American general tells what he saw on a tour of Red Army fronts. / Sgt. Al Hine
“Patrols were active . . . “ — Back of that dry phrase in the communiques there is often high excitement, vigorous action.  Patrolling requires skill and courage as these fine pictures, taken on the Anzio beachhead by Pvt. Charles E. Gallagher of Army Pictorial service, amply prove.
Landing On Los Negros — In the Admiralties, troopers of the 1st Cavalry Division showed that they could fight on foot in the jungle as well as our toughest infantrymen.
The Sad Sack “Excess Baggage” / By Sgt. George Baker
GI Proverbs from King Solomon /By Pvt. Jay Leyda
Woman of the Yugoslav Underground / By Sgt. Walter Bernstein
Political Pot Boils
YANK Pin-Up Girl – Leslie Brooks
Somewhere In Italy / By Pfc. Melvin Diamond
Dog Tent / By Pvt Mark Porter
Anzio Wedding (2nd Lt. Geneva B. Clarke and 1st Lt. Thomas G. Rose) / By Pvt. Merrill Harrison
Nazi Secret Weapon No Mystery Now (Doodlebug)
“Kraut Killer Knapp” (Pvt. Alton W. Knappenberger)
Sports Round-Up
Sports: Maybe Dodds Sold Those Extra Two Million Bibles / By Sgt. Dan Polier
Sports Service Record

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