YANK EU 1944 09 08 (PDF)




Vol. 1 No. 23
Cover: On The Mark … That tense moment when paratroopers get ready to jump is caught in this MAAF photo made over the Riviera front. With their static lines hooked to the cable in a C-47, the jumpers look like Men from Mars hanging on the straps in a crowded New York subway train. ……. Highlights in the Battle of the Riviera ……. Articles Inside: …

The Fourth Front By Sgt Harry Sions

Picnic at Sansapor – There were no Japs to fight when our forces leapfrogged up the New Guinea Coast, moving 200 miles closer to the Philippines. By Sgt. Charles Pearson

The Battle of Belvedere – In this Tuscany town, a battalion of Storm Troopers found it was no match for the Fifth Army’s crack Japanese-American soldiers. By Sgt. James P. O’Neill

The Soldier Speaks: What should we do with the Germans and Japs after the war?

By the Right Flank – Skilled, determined troops bent on vengeance are pushing the Nazis up the Adriatic coast. Here’s a close-up of the men and leaders. By Sgt Harry Sions

Return of the Russians

Mail Call

The Poets Cornered

Letter from Home

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

The Hot Jeep Department By Cpl. Tom Shehan

Strictly GI

Sgt. Pete Paris Killed in Action on D-Day

Yanks Train Brazilian Squadron By Sgt. John Hay

It’s Hotter’n Hell at Andimeshk By Sgt. Burtt Evans

Pitcher’s Year

YANK Pin-up Girl : Marie McDonald