YANK MD 1945 04 27 (PDF)



Vol. 2 No. 9
Front-Line Portrait of a Rifle Company Medic ……….. The combat medic who posed for Sgt. Howard Brodie, YANK staff artist, at the Ninth Army front in Germany is Pfc. Oliver Poythress of Raleigh, N. C., attached to K Company, 406th Infantry, 102d Division.

Allies Govern Germany – When we take a German city, we take its problems, too. Cologne has typhus, ruins and displaced persons—all Allied headaches. / By Cpl. Howard Katzander

Litter Bearer – T/5 Owen Sanderlin is a “conchie” who can’t get mad enough to kill, but he’s an ace medic.

70 and Out – The diary of Sgt. Jack Schwartz, a B-25 gunner, records eight months of combat missions over naziland from a Corsican base.

Ardeatine Memorial

GI Questions from GIs / By Cpl. Max Novack

Hitch-hike through Corsica – An Air Force gunner, cook and clerk take a three-day pass to rubber-neck over the historic island of Corsica, By YANK’s Sgt. Don Breimhurst

Left Flank — Right Flank – After a five month lull. Allied troops resume their march up the Italian Boot

What’s Your Problem?

YANK Cartoons

Mail Call

Strictly GI

Your Home-Town Paper – It looks just the same at first glance, but when you inspect it you find fewer pages, more women reporters, more GI news. / By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers

The Battle of Lexington Avenue / By Cpl. Knox Burger

The Poets Cornered

New Faces (Sports)

Sports: Joe Cronin Thinks the Rest of the American League Will Trail the Yankees and Detroit By Cpl. Tom Shehan

YANK Pin-up Girl: Dorothy Malone