YANK PAD 1944 06 30 (PDF)

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Vol. 3 No. 2 ……. Cover: Adm. Nimitz’ Interview Clarifies Saipan Strategy ……. Articles Inside:

Tokyo “D Day” Nears – As American Naval Units Contact the Japanese Fleet For the First Time Since the Battle of Midway, Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Commander-in-Chief of the Mightiest Naval and Air Armada in History, Talks to a YANK Correspondent on Our Advance to Tokyo. by Sgt. H. N. Oliphant

Yugoslav Diary – Impressions of a week with a Partisan group in a small mountain town in the heart of Nazi-occupied territory. By Sgt. Walter Bernstein

Rescue at Truk – How an American submarine and an old Kingfisher scout plane, operating in Jap waters, teamed together to save 20 downed Navy airmen from capture. By Sgt. Larry McManus

The Dead End Kids – These tough veterans claimed they volunteered for Merrill’s Marauders to get back home from the Pacific. But they found themselves instead killing more Japs in Burma and liking it.

News From Home

Papuan Infantry ( Photo Report ) By Sgt. Dick Hanley

Sports Parade

Sports: Eagan, Old AEF Champ, Frowns on Pro Boxing. By Sgt. Gene Slutz

Mail Call

Duffie’s: Where Iran’s Elite Meet By James P. O’Neill

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

What’s Your Problem?

Strictly GI

YANK Pin-up Girl: Cheryl Walker

Hollywood to New Guinea

First Days on Saipan By Sgt. Larry McManus

U.S. Troops Find Saipan Assault Toughest Task In Central Pacific

Cartoons