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Vol. 2 No. 46 ……. Cover : Pearl Harbor Diver ….. The man inside of this garb is SPC (F) John F. Trunk of Jackson, Minn., who is working under water in the 15-foot practice diving tank at Pearl Harbor. The outfit is a regulation deep – sea diving suit, but Trunk is not wearing the thick canvas gloves, that divers generally use in salvage work. Photo By Sgt. Bill Young ……. Pearl Divers – – The Navy’s Underwater Mechanics ……. Articles Inside: …

Rosie’s Riveters – Everybody on the field, even the dignified staff in the control tower, went wild when Capt. Rosenthal and his combat-weary crew brought their ship home safely from Berlin. By Saul Levitt

Pacific Pearl Divers — War Models – In 30 months these under-water mechanics did the greatest salvage job in naval history. They policed Pearl Harbor of the results of Japanese treachery. By Cpl. Bill Reed and photos by Sgt. Bill Young

Vinegar Joe Said No When Jap Prisoner Tried to Shake His Hand in Burma. By Sgt. Ed Cunningham

Medics at Hawaiian Jungle Training Center Discover a New Use for Old YANKs. By Cpl. Bill Reed and photos by Pfc Beaumont L. Mood

Post Battle Bull Session By Sgt. Jack Denton Scott and photo by Sgt. Steve Derry

Jap Plan for Six Invasions of the American Mainland

News From Home

Service Men – Somewhere in Italy a Twelfth Air Force Service Squadron is visited by YANK photographer Sgt. John Frano

What goes on in the Entertainment World back home

Sports: So you know sports? Then try this easy little quiz. By Sgt. Dan Polier

Sports Service Record

Cassino Sketches By Sgt. Ed Vebell

Mail Call

The Sad Sack “Spam” by Sgt. George Baker

A Sad Sack of Mail By Cpl. Paul E. Deutchman

Strictly G.I.

Dudley Wintergreen in the Pacific

YANK Pin-up Girl: Gale Robbins

Stateside News