Vol. 2 No. 19 … Cassino Bound ……….. A little Italian girl washes up at Naples Station while her kid brother waits to be lifted up to gondola car taking the family to Cassino. Civilians use open-type cars for short trips because closed boxcars are being used for redeployment troops. Other Italian rail scenes pp. 12-13.
Articles in this Issue:
Ordeal at Okinawa — At night the enemy comes out of his caves and pillboxes to prowl and infiltrate. And the soldiers and marines who sit up and stay awake to welcome him are always glad to see the first light of dawn. (Sgt. Bill House, S/Sgt. Ludas, Pfc. Donald Nordgren, Sgt. Richard Stickly, T/5 Gurch, Pfc. Kirby, Pfc. Norman Shriner, Sgt. Thomas, Pfc. McCurdy, Pfc. Major, Cpl. Paul Stewart, Pfc. Spencer Klatt, Lt. Brown, Pfc. Donald Houghtaling, Lt. Buenos Young, Lt. John Tuthill, Lt. Davis Curtis, Corpsman George Perrault, Lt. R. Leroy Robertson, Pfc. Junior Howell, Cpl. Alex Worden, Floyd Harvey, Cpl. Daniel Sullivan and Sgt. John Spelce) / By Evan Wylie, SP1c (PR) USCGR
Frankie Visits Rome — The Sinatra Show
Backwash of War — For countless thousands in Europe the war’s end brought many difficult, strange, bitter problems.
The Wanderers / By Pfc. Ira Freeman
Brenner Lifeline / By Sgt Harry Sions
“… Nothing Left To See”
New Caledonian Chicken Farm (Lt. Harold H. Stephens, Sgt. William Steed, Sgt. Joseph Perry, Pvt. John Slay, Pfc. Lawrence Weeks, Pvt. Joseph Walker, Pvt. Paris Linville Jr., and Pvt. Myron Hart)
Pvt. McQuire, E. Co. Nazi Slave — A rifleman from the 34th Division, who was captured near Faid Pass in Tunisia, talks about his two years and three months as a prisoner of the Nazis. (Pvt. James McQuire) / By Sgt. Mack Morriss
Manila Myrtle — When this poor man’s Tokyo Rose included “Fight on for Old Notre Dame” on her propaganda program, her sponsors didn’t like it. / By Sgt. Ozzie St. George
Rome Express — Photo story of 9-hour Naples to Rome haul by YANK’s Cameraman Sgt. Don Breimhurst
Ex-GIs in College — The 23,478 discharged servicemen already back in college are running into plenty of personal problems and have started a big controversy among university officials about how they should be handled but generally speaking they’re making out fine. (Pvt. Harold Baumgarten, Ethel Yates, Winthrop Ranney, James Gaynor, Mario Giannini, Elwood C. Kastner, Joe Mankovitz, Ed Wood, Lt. Walter Eaton, Aaron Smith, James Higgins, Joseph Trotter, James F. Clyne, Zens Smith, Si Wygodny and Si Scharer) / By Sgt. Bill Davidson
The Sad Sack “Home, Sweet Home” / Sgt. George Baker
What’s Your Problem?
Pet Dog / By Pvt Miles Meyerson
Bad Time Pay
The Voice / By H. H. Haig S1c
We Came As Conquerors? / By T/5 John H. Jacobson, Pfc. K. D. Houchens, Pfc. Lionel Ruberg, Pfc. Richard E. Dilworth and S/Sgt. R. Patowski
Illegitimate Babies / By Cpl. Richard H. Synder Jr.
Sweet—and Sour / By Cpl. John E. Maass and Vlademaro Conazzi
Military Training / By Cpl. Anthony Scarangello
GIs and San Francisco / By Pfc. Clyde D. Brandow
Japs / By Pfc. George A. Loudis, Cpl. N. Logoyke and Sgt. Dan Kennerly
Golf / By S/Sgt. C. S. Weathersby
Fan Mail / By Tieri Ottavio
Texas Hospitality / By T/Sgt. Johnnie D. Fullilove
No Sweetheart He / By T/4 Nancy Grant
Funafuti Sketches — Life on a Pacific Island sketches by Sgt. Art Weithas
Baseball’s New Czar — Happy Chandler, a star pitcher in college, holds Senate seat while preparing for the job of solving baseball’s headaches. / By Cpl. Tom Shehan
The Soldier Speaks: What causes war between nations and what can be done to prevent it?
A Higher Interest / By S/Sgt. A. R. Kinitzer
Moral Conduct and Peace / By Sgt. Thomas F. Troy
Our Responsibility / By Sgt. James Rice
Stop and Think / By Pvt. Charles Kolber
The Rights of Man / By Pfc. William Q. Keenan
National Sovereignty / By Pfc. Verne E. Edwards
Voters Against War / By Pfc. Morris Goldman
YANK Pin-up Girl – Ann Miller