YANK PAD 1944 12 29 (PDF)


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Vol. 3 No. 28 ……. Cover: The sight of 2000-pound bombs whistling down on Jap territory will become ever more common during the coming year as the American air offensive continues to increase month by month. This particular bomb was dropped by a Hell-diver of the Fast Carrier Task Force during a strike against enemy shipping and waterfront installations at Manila. ……. 7th Division Veterans Compare Three Campaigns ……. Articles Inside: …

Attu, Kwajalein, Leyte – Veterans of the 7th Division compare three campaigns against the Japs. By Cpl. Tom O’Brien and photo by Burns

Italian Artery ( Highway 65 )

Into the Rhineland – Here is a glimpse of Germany’s industrial and cultural heart, area where our forces are engaged in what may be a decisive battle in the west

Women in Industry – Will the gal who has your job keep on working after the war or does she think her place is in the home? The answer seems to vary with the lady in question. By Cpl. Margaret Davis photos by Sgt. Bob Ghio

The Soldier Speaks: Should women remain in industry after the war? Photo by Sgt. Bill Young

Stateside News

The Sad Sack “Guests” by Sgt. George Baker

What’s Your Problem?

Shavetail Without Bars – For nearly three years after his escape from Bataan, a Pfc led Filipino guerrilla forces that harassed the Japs on Leyte. By Cpl. Tom O’Brien

War and Weather – On the Western Front, Snow and rain make our progress tougher

Mail Call

Strictly G.I.

News From Home

YANK Pin-up Girl: Rita Daigle

Dudley Wintergreen in the Pacific

1944 All American College Team

GI All-American Team 1944

1945 YANK Calendar