YANK MD 1945 05 04 (PDF)



24 pages
Vol. 2 No. 10

Tankman Takes Ten … Story and Pictures of 5th Army’s Offensive ……….. The weary tank commander catching forty winks is Sgt. Wesley E. Stewart of Los Angeles. With the rest of the First Armored Division, he had just taken Vergalo in the power drive of the Fifth Army’s ‘big push’ on the Bologna front in Italy. Photo by YANK’s Werner Wolff.

Articles in this Issue:

The Jump-Off – The 5th Army Ends a Five-months’ Stalemate with a Smash at the Enemy’s Center at Bologna

The Medics Make a Deal – Pvt. Theodore Weiss and eight other GI medics get trapped by Jerry in no-man’s land, then bargain their way to freedom. / By Sgt. Dan Polier

Caves of Furcoli – The Germans holed up in the caves at the foot of Furcoli and the infantry took the town in bitter fighting. Photos by Sgt. Don Breimhurst.

Bankers’ Hours – All the Japs could draw was a sight draft of lead when GIs took over the Manila branch of New York’s National City Bank. By Sgt. Ozzie St George

Assault Company – Sgt. Howard Brodie, YANK artist, sketches his impressions of four hot days in action with riflemen of the 102nd Infantry Division in Germany

GI Shopping Service – Lace undies to baby boots, what you want, they’ll buy. By Cpl. Hyman Goldberg

Rough as a Cob ( YANK Fiction ) By Sgt. Bob McBrinn

YANK Cartoons

Mail Call

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Youngest Generation – The little red schoolhouse has had its face lifted; there are mobile desks for footloose tots and classes are informal. By Pfc. Debs Myers

A Tour of Manila with T-5 Jerome Greenstone – A requisition clerk who left his ordnance outfit for a short truck-driving detail winds up in Manila transporting TNT and helping out front-line medics under Jap fire. By Sgt. Ozzie St. George

Touster on Poker – The Old Army Game as seen by Cpl. Irwin Touster.

Sports: One-Armed Big-Leaguer? ( Pete Gray ) By Cpl. Tom Shehan

YANK Pin-up Girl: Ramsay Ames