Vol. 2 No. 14 … Alps from Hitler’s Window … What GIs found at Fuehrer’s Berchtesgaden ……….. Two GIs of the 92d Signal were standing in silhouette against Adolf Hitler’s famous window at Berchtesgaden when YANK photographer Pfc. Werner Wolff took this picture of them looking out on the snow-covered Alps.
Articles in this Issue:
The House that Hitler Built — Like the Nazi myth, it lies in ruins. But the servants, like many German people, still think that the Fuehrer was a tin God. (Elly Danaf, Pvt. Clarence Overman, Pfc. William Crawford and T/5 George Liekhues) / By Sgt. Harry Sions
Veteran’s Business Loan — You don’t just go into the bank and get money under the GI Bill. Requirements are exacting, but interest is low. ( Jack Charley Breeden, Roger E. Taylor and James E. McGeary) / By Sgt. Barrett McGurn
Harry S. Truman — The new President knows about a veteran’s post-war problems. He had plenty of them when he came home from France in 1919. / By YANK Washington Bureau
Battlewagon off Iwo — Sketches and notes on the USS Tennessee / By Sgt. Jack Ruge
Demobilization — With victory in Europe the War Department tells us whether we are getting out of the Army – or shoving off across the Pacific.
The Sad Sack “Dispossessed” / By Sgt. George Baker
Box Score on Point System
The Germans / By Pfc. Joseph Miller and T/Sgt. Amos W. Schmidlapp
OSS Clerks / By Sgt. Elsa Wendy and Cpl. A.R. Bernard
Pessimist / By Sgt. W.R. Harlan
The 64 – Dollar One / By Capt. William Jacobs MC.
The War Goes On / By 2d Lt. E. Libresco
Husbands’ Rights / By Sgt. E. M. Castronovo
Victory in Europe
German Atrocities (Limburg Camp)/ By Sgt. Ed Cunningham
Buchenwald Camp / By Cpl. Harry Katzander
Ohrdruf Camp / By Sgt, Saul Levitt
Midnight Conference — In Germany’s last hour 16 Nazi officials meet at Berchtesgaden, mourn in their cups and recall Hitler’s gravest moments. / By Sgt. Harry Sions
YANK Pin-up Girl – Barbara Bates