YANK MD 1945 11 02 (PDF)


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Vol. 2 No. 36 ……. Cover: Berlin Tourist – This GI, Pfc. Charles Hoffman of Elvenon, Pa., is using some off-duty time to do a little sightseeing in Berlin. Behind the broken tree on which he’s taking it easy is the Grosser Stern, a monument commemorating Germany’s victory over France in the Franco-Prussian War. ……. Articles Inside:

GI Atom Detail – The atmosphere at Oak Ridge was as heavy with mystery as a dime detective novel, and up to the bombing of Hiroshima few GIs working there knew the purpose of their secret job. / By Merle Miller

Kurusu So Sorry – The gentleman from Japan who was in Washington when his emperor’s planes struck Pearl Harbor is still overflowing with sweetness and light. / By Robert Schwartz Y2c

PW Baby Cage – Captured Wehrmacht GIs between the ages of 12 and 17 get special indoctrination in democracy at this PW school sparked by a Yank Pfc. / By Cpl. Howard Katzander

Off Duty from Algiers to Berlin by Stars and Stripes Artist Sgt. Ed Vebell

The Sad Sack / By Sgt George Baker

Clothing, Not Issued – Want out of khaki? Here’s good news. There are plenty of civvies on the market even now, priced to fit any post-Army pocketbook. / By Sgt. James P. O’Neill

Preview U.S.A. – No one knows exactly what life will be like in the States this time next year, but this article outlines the best bets of some reliable forecasters. / By Sgt. Barrett McGurn

Mail Call

YANK Pin-up Girl: Susan Hayward

Navy Notes – Farewell to Bell Bottoms / By Donald Nugent Sp(X)3c

Jobs Wanted / By Sgt. Allan B. Ecker

Durable Louis ( Lou Zamperini ) / By Sgt. Frank De Blois


Last issue of the Mediterranean Edition YANK. This edition was merged with the Continental Edition for the remainder of YANK’s publication.