YANK PAD 1944 12 15 (PDF)


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Vol. 3 No. 26 ……. Cover: Through a street in Tacloban, capital of the province of Leyte in the Philippines, a file of Yanks moves frontward at route step. One of the Filipino kids in the lower right hand corner greets them with a finger sign for Victory. This picture was taken by YANK staff photographer Sgt. Dick Hanley. ……. Main Street Tacloban ……. Articles Inside:

My Old Outfit – They started out together at Fort Jackson back in the states and fought their way across Europe until the faces were no longer familiar and you could count the old men on the fingers of one hand. By Sgt. Mack Morriss

Home Towns in Wartime – Paducah, Ky. By Sgt. Burgess H. Scott and photos by Sgt. Ben Schnall

Lazy MP Ranch By Cpl. James Goble and Photos by Cpl. Lon Wilson

The Russian Gateway By Sgt. Burtt Evans

The T-5 Colonel – At 46, this soldier of fortune has a long list of wars behind him, but he’s still in there pitching. He has at least seven good reasons for fighting the Germans. By Sgt. Bill Davidson

Welcome at Leyte. By Sgt. H. N. Oliphant and photos by Sgt. Bill Alcine, Pfc. George Burns, Sgt. Marvin Fasig and Sgt. Hanley

The Fifth Army ( Photo Report )

Mail Call

Stateside News

The Sad Sack “Released for Active Duty” by Sgt. George Baker

What’s Your Problem?

Strictly G.I.

News From Home

YANK Pin-up Girl: Selene Mahri

Dudley Wintergreen in the Pacific

What goes on in the Entertainment World back home

Sports: Mr. Johnston Acquires Two New Heavyweights. By Sgt. Dan Polier