YANK PAD 1945 01 05 (PDF)

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Vol. 3 No. 29 ……. Cover: Gunner ….. The grinning GI looking out of the rear hatch of his Superfortress is Sgt. J. I. Jabot of Dearborn, Mich., a gunner. The picture was made by Sgt. Lou Stoumen, YANK Staff Photographer, in China, where the first Superfort missions were staged. For a story of a combined Navy and AAF attack on Iwo Jima see pages 2, 3 and 4. ……. Articles Inside: …

Grudge Fight at Iwo – Superfort raids on Tokyo stirred the Jap air force into action against Saipan. Then Navy surface vessels combined with Lightnings, Liberators and B-29s to plaster the Islands of Iwo Jima in the most concentrated attack of the war on a target area of comparable size. By Sgt. Bill Reed

Skirmish in the Vosges By Pvt. Howard Katzander

Night Raid Off Genoa – There’s still plenty of work for PT boats in the Mediterranean, German convoys that run supplies down Italy’s coast. By Sgt. Joe McCarthy and photos by Sgt. Reg Kenny

Battalion Aid Station – Its business booms during an attack when medics may become their own best customers. By Sgt. Mack Morriss and photos by Sgt. Steve Derry

Yanks at Home Abroad

Mail Call

Campaign on Leyte – Behind the front and on the firing line, YANK photographers made these pictures of men, machines, and animals, all of them part of the military pattern of daily life on Leyte Island. Photos by Mason Pawlak CPhoM , Pfc. George Burns and Sgt. Marvin Fasig

Football at Home and Abroad

Sports – Close-Up of the Coach of the Year. By Sgt. Dan Polier

The Sad Sack “Supply Problem” by Sgt. George Baker

1st Sergeant Stein and The Dress Business By Sgt. Marion Hargrove

Strictly G.I.

1944 A review of a year on the home front

YANK Pin-up Girl: Hazel Brooks

Dudley Wintergreen in the Pacific

Stateside News

Navy Notes

Cartoons