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Vol. 2 No. 22 … GI Global Sketchbook ……….. This drawing was made by Sgt. Jack Ruge, YANK Staff Artist, during the campaign on Okinawa. It shows amtracks of the 1st Amphibious Marines shelling Jap held Naha with 75-mm howitzers. The amtracks were also standing guard against possible Jap infiltration from the sea. Other sketches by GI artists are on pages 2 through 9.

Articles in this Issue:

GI Global Sketchbook – On these pages YANK presents a collection of sketches by GIs from all over the world. (Sgt. Jack Ruge, Cpl. Joe Stefanelli, Sgt. Arthur Weithas, Sgt. Howard Brodie, Pfc David Shaw, Sgt. Robert Greenhalgh, Sgt. Ed Vebell, Sgt. George Vander Sluis, Cpl. Laszlo Matulay, Sgt. Albert Gold, Cpl. Richard Gaige, Sgt. John Scott, Pvt. Marshall Davis and Cpl. Anne T. Cleveland) 8 Pages

Re-education of Germany – The wreckage of Germany is more than broken buildings and torn-up streets; it is the people of Germany, too. To save the youngest generation, to wean it away from Nazism, Military Government has set up schools with liberal, honest teaching. / By Pfc. Debs Myers

“Nix Gut” in Germany — Before non-fraternization rules were lifted in Germany – 1st Armored GIs found occupation duty dull and dreary. / By Sgt. George Barrett

The Sad Sack “Jungle Chore” / By Sgt. George Baker

Stars Fell on Cpl. Bains / By T/Sgt. Donovan Bess

You Gotta have System / By Sgt. Ray Duncan

The Way the War Ended / By Sgt. Len Zinberg

Readjustment / By Pfc. Lester Weinstein

Mail Call

Officer Privileges / By Lt. George O. Rattner

Trieste Languages / By Cpl. John L. Corins

Sad Sack / By Pfc. Julian N. Griffin

Going Home Delay / By T-5 Leslie V. McNeil

Old Husband / By Sgt. Joyce

They Hate War / By Cpl. Louis Crabbing

Hollywood Canteen / By Cpl. R. J. Hine

Replacement Vet / By Pfc. C. E. Chambers


German Education / By T/4 Henry Berlow

Essential Men

No More Dogs / 1st Lt. Ernest Fantel

GI Bill of Rights / By Pfc. Harvey A, Scott

Not Guilty / By S/Sgt. Joseph O. Banks

No Problems / By T/5 C. Houtsma

Bonus for Husbands / By T-4 Noble Vaughn and T-5 Jerry Crane

Partners in Combat / By Cpl. M. B. Munjack

Strictly GI

Ike in Abilene – The general had seen welcomes in Paris and London and Washington and New York, but he got the warmest reception of all when he hit his boyhood home town, little Abilene, Kansas. / By Pvt. James P. O’Neill

Title Contenders ( Boxing )

Sports: The Fight Game’s Future / By Cpl. Tom Shehan

Battle of Mandalay – It was hard to dislodge Japs from U. Khanti’s holy hill / By Sgt. Walter Peters

YANK Cartoons

YANK Pin-up Girl – Adele Jergens