YANK PAD 1944 06 09 (PDF)


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Vol. 2 No. 51 ……. Cover : Signal Corps in Newfoundland – In Newfoundland, T/5 Tom Meyers of Salamanca, N. Y., holds Punkin, mascot of his Signal Corps crew. Those are climbing irons Meyers is carrying on his shoulder. For story and pictures of the outfit’s three-week battle against the elements to lug heavy supplies to the top of a mountain, see pages 2, 3 and 4. ……. The Sinking of the Baby Flat-top Liscome Bay ……. Articles Inside:

War Against Weather – Newfoundland Signal Corps Crew Fights a Battle as Tough as Many Combat Assignments

The Soldier Speaks : “Should the U.S. get mixed up with the rest of the world after the war?”

The Sinking of the Liscome Bay – The story of 23 terrible minutes on a baby flat-top after it was torn to pieces by a torpedo from a Japanese submarine and before it sank with the second largest Navy casualty list of the war. By Robert L. Schwartz Y3c

Even a Railroad Couldn’t Goose This Moose By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers

Yanks in Italy – How the Engineers Destroyed a Nazi OP By Sgt. Ralph G. Martin

Civilian Classification Dept. – Just as the Army has the right job for every civilian, this post-war plan aims to find the right job for every soldier. By Sgt. Ralph Stein

Going Home ( From SWPA )

Combat ( Tarawa Photo Report )

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

The Numbers By Sgt. Ray Duncan

Strictly G.I.

Mail Call

News From Home

YANK Pin-up Girl: Ernie Clarke

Dudley Wintergreen in the Pacific

Stateside News

Sports: Story of Footsy Britt, Congressional Winner. By Sgt. Dan Polier