YANK PAD 1944 05 12 (PDF)


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Vol. 2 No. 47 ……. Cover: Comrades – Drama on a muddy trail leading from Hill 260 to Papitalai Point in the Admiralty Islands: an American soldier helps a GI who has been wounded in the left leg to get back to a medical station, for more of Cpl. Bill Alcine’s photographs of the successful Admiralty Islands’ campaign, see pages 4-8. ……. Landing in Burma with Cochran’s Air Commandos ……. Articles Inside:

Houses of Italy – They are dark and dingy but GIs at the Cassino front won’t forget how comfortable life was behind their thick walls when the German shells were thundering outside. By Sgt. Newton H. Fulbright

Burma Air Invasion – An eyewitness report from a YANK correspondent who landed 150 miles behind the Japanese lines with Col. Phil Cochran’s glider and transport flyers in one of the most daring airborne attacks of the war. By Sgt Ed Cunningham

An Indian Boy in Iran By Cpl. James P. O’Neill

News From Home

Another Step – The American clean-up in the Admiralty Islands, photographed by YANK’s Cpl. Bill Alcine

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

What’s Your Problem?

What’s the Deal on the New Soldier-Vote Law?

YANK Pin-up Girl: Ingrid Bergman

Dudley Wintergreen in the Pacific

Hip Pocket Guide to the United States

Navy Notes

Mail Call

Stateside News

Sports: Here’s How the Major League Races Look As of This Minute. By Sgt. Dan Polier