YANK MD 1945 07 13 (PDF)


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Vol. 2 No. 20 … The Normandy Invasion Beach – One Year After ……….. On Omaha Beach, Normandy, where American troops invaded the continent. French children now play hopscotch against a background of scuttled ships. For more of Cpl. Pat Coffey’s pictures and a story of the Normandy beaches today, see pages 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Articles in this Issue:

D + 365 – A visit, a year after, to Omaha and Utah beaches, hotspots of the June 1944 invasion of Normandy, shows how time has changed the scene to calm seaside, pocked with war’s wreckage. (Cpl. Fred Clausen, S/Sgt. Walter A. Janicki, Pfc. Herbert H. Adams, T/Sgt. Granville Armentrout, T/5 Rafael T. Niemi and Mademoiselle Andrée Manoury)  / By Sgt. Dewitt Gilpin

Jerries at Home Abroad — German “internees” find that life in a 5th Army concentration camp is far more pleasant than they ever dreamed. (Col. Andrew P. Sullivan) / By Sgt. Dan Polier

Swede’s 6 x 6 – No. 435907 went from Camp Livingston, La., to Luzon and is still going strong. (CWO Ernest Larson) / By Sgt. Ozzie St George

Blow-Up On a Carrier – 500lb bomb drops on deck from a TBM (Photo Report by Sgt. Lon Wilson)

Paree – T-5 Anatol Kovarsky, a GI who studied art in Paris before the war, takes you on a sketchbook tour through the city.

Serving the Emperor – The Jap private takes a beating during his basic that makes our chicken look like pure gravy. He gets $1.50 a month at home and up to $2.25 more in combat zones. This is the third article in YANK’s series on the Pacific War. / By Sgt. Barrett McGurn

The Sad Sack “Back to Earth” / By Sgt. George Baker

Hiyuh, fellahs! (YANK Fiction) / By Sgt. Ray Duncan

Point System Angel / By Sgt. Len Zinberg

Slavitsa / By Pfc. Ben Kushner

The Bridgeport Plan – They call it a Community Advisory Service, and its job is to untangle red tape for discharged veterans. (Pvt. Martin Turk, Meyer Sarkin, Dr, Randall Hamrick, Sgt. Willoughby Lay, Dr. Luther Sprague, Helen McHugh and Walter Trojanowski) / By Sgt. Bill Davidson

Mail Call

Officers / By Pvt. Eugene P. Clayton and Pfc. Joseph Makolinski

Welcome Home / By M/Sgt. Charles Zobinsky

Handling of PWs / By T/Sgt. Philip Kasloff

Fraternization / By Pvt. Tony Quallet, Pfc. Robert A. Gaede, T/5 Jack Palmer and Pvt. C. Harris

A Little Cheesecake / By Lt. Dean Rickman

The Better Mouse Trap / By Pfc. George A. Wallace

Strictly G.I

What’s Cooking – Some bright new dreams for the post-war world are in operation even now. One of them is a meal you ca buy as a unit, pop in a special oven, and serve to your guests in 15 minutes. / By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers

So Long! (YANK Fiction) / By Sgt. Merle Miller

GI on Location (Pfc. Jewel Roth and Alida Valli)

Eddie Arcaro – When the Newport, Ky., booter won the 1945 Derby on F. W. Hooper’s Hoop Jr., he became the third jockey in history to ride three winners of that classic. / By Cpl. Tom Shehan

YANK Pin-up Girl – Madelon Mason