YANK PAD 1944 07 28 (PDF)


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Vol. 3 No. 6 ……. Cover: Superfortresses – Symbolical of victory, a General Sherman tank rumbles through a street in Garapan, largest town on the island of Saipan, which fell to American troops after weeks of the bitterest fighting in the Pacific. YANK photographer Sgt. Bill Young has framed the “Clipper” in the ruins of a home. Infantrymen ride atop the tank. ……. A YANK Reporter Sees B-29 Bombs Fall on Japan ……. Articles Inside:

B-29 Raid on Japan – A YANK reporter describes trip to Nippon’s Pittsburgh in a Superfortress of the new Twentieth Air Force. By. Sgt. Lou Stoumen

Kidnapping in Crete – How a handful of British raiders slipped ashore and captured the German commander in one of the war’s most daring exploits.

Banzai Suicide – It was a Day of Slaughter When the Japs on Saipan, Already Beaten, Made a Last Frenzied Assault on Our Lines. By Sgt. Larry McManus

Airborne Action – Glider and Paratroop Pilots Fought on Ground in France. By Sgt. Saul Leavitt

What’s the Army Doing to Help State Absentee Voting? By Sgt. Merle Miller

Hot Spot ( Photo Report on the Nemi Valley ) By Sgt. George Aarons

News From Home

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

What’s Your Problem?

The GI Bill of Rights

Stateside News

Mail Call

YANK Pin-up Girl: Angela Greene

Dudley Wintergreen in the Pacific

Army Takes C.P.A Championship

Sports: YANK’s Fourth Sports Quiz for Experts Only By Sgt. Dan Polier