YANK PAD 1944 05 19 (PDF)


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Vol. 2 No. 48 ……. Cover: Street Scene – Amid the ruins of Cassino, YANK photographer Sgt. George Aarons turned his camera on this New Zealander on patrol. Other excellent pictures of the ruins of Cassino and Sgt. Aaron’s story of his experiences there with a party of Kiwi troops attached to the Fifth Army appear elsewhere in this issue. …….A YANK Photographer in the Ruins of Cassino ……. Articles Inside:

GI’s Meet the Ex-Cannibals – These Solomon Island natives don’t hunt heads any more. They are too busy trading grass skirts and eggs for American soap, Spam and peroxide. By Sgt. Barrett McGurn and Artist Sgt. Robert Greenhalgh

Cameraman in Cassino – A YANK photographer crawls through the wreckage In the ruined Italian mountain town where the Allies are still locked with the Germans in one of the war’s longest battles and brings back some remarkable pictures. By Sgt. George Aarons

Way Out West ( Hawaiian Rodeo )

Fifty Missions By Pvt. Joseph Dever ( YANK Short-Story Contest Winner )

Three Gags From New Guinea By Cpl. Ozzie St. George

Variety Show – Produced by the Cameras of the World

News From Home

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

The Strange Case of the Reluctant Canine By S/Sgt. Al Mohan

Strictly GI

Mail Call

Sports: YANK’s Second Sports Quiz for the Experts By Sgt. Dan Polier

Dudley Wintergreen in the Pacific

Stateside News

YANK Pin-up Girl: Maria Montez