YANK PAD 1944 04 07 (PDF)


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Vol. 2 No. 42 ……. Cover: Zebras – Said the zebra to M/Sgt. Merton H. Huftile in an Australian zoo: “I’ve had my stripes longer than you.” Huftile, a husky from Battle Creek, Mich., nine years in the Marines and five in the Army, was going to give him an argument. But not knowing where or how a zebra shows his age, he decided to move on and inspect the mute kangaroo. ……. A Day With the Supply Men on the Italian Front ……. Articles Inside:

Hot Spot in Italy – A report from one of the hottest corners of the earth, the narrow Allied beachhead flanking Anzio and Nettuno where there isn’t an inch of territory protected from German bombs, shells, machinegun and small-arms fire.

Mental Breakdowns in the Army – What causes psychoneurosis at the front lines? Usually it does not develop in men who have a clear idea of the necessity for the war and understand why they had to get into a Gl uniform and do the fighting.

Puerto Rican Soldier – Pvt. Fulano de Tal, the typical GI, is proud of his island, fights well and likes rice beans and the rumba by Sgt. Lou Stoumen

News From Home – What goes on in your home state

Straight Line, Chinese GI Finds, Longest Distance Between Points. By Sgt. Ken Abbott

When Going Is Tough, French Ambulance Girls in Italy Dream of Paris Days. By Ralph G. Martin

Antipersonnel Bombs Drive You Nuts in the Solomon Islands. By Sgt. Barrett McGurn

Nothing Like a Little Surprise to Break the New Guinea Monotony By Cpl. Ralph L. Boyce

In Italy ( Photo Report ) By Sgt. George Aarons

First Mission ( Bombing Saint-Nazaire ) By Cpl. John Becket

Sports: Kentucky Derby Horses; Their Lives and Loves By Sgt. Dan Polier

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

Nothing Can Stop The “CENSORED” By Sgt. Ray Duncan

Strictly GI

Mail Call

YANK Pin-up Girl: Irene Manning

Dudley Wintergreen in the Pacific

News From Home