YANK PAD 1944 04 14 (PDF)

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Vol. 2 No. 43 ……. Cover : Flight Nurse – Lt. Mabel Irwin of Leavenworth, Kan., is one of many flight nurses who fly in hospital planes and attend the wounded on the trip from battle zone to rear area hospitals. Her squadron has evacuated hundreds of men from the Gilberts, Marshalls and other Pacific combat zones, bringing them from the battlefield to modern, medical facilities thousands of miles away in only a few hours. ……. How Fast Can You Recognize an Enemy Plane? ……. Articles Inside:

Visit to Cassino. By Sgt. Walter Bernstein

“I Think It’s One of Ours” – One of the modern soldier’s toughest problems, trying to decide whether he should shoot at a strange plane. ( 4 Pages of Plane Recognition Charts ) By Sgt. Mack Morriss

Arctic Jitterbug ( Alaska Stationed Helicopter ) By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers

Two On an Island

Rose’s Music Bright, Her Predictions Dim. By Pfc. Robert J. Woods

Navy Notes

Pilots Don Diving Suits, Rescue Beer From Ocean By T/Sgt. M. H. Williams

Variety Show – Produced by the Cameras of the World

Mail Call

Message Center

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

What’s Your Problem?

Majors Warm Up In Cold North

Sports: Uncle Mike Overcomes a Desperate Situation By Sgt. Dan Polier

News From Home

YANK Pin-up Girl: Gloria Anderson

Dudley Wintergreen in the Pacific

Strictly GI

Cartoons