YANK TY 1945 10 19 (PDF)




Vol. 1 No. 4

Cover: Tokyo Doorstep — Pvt. Robert Paulk of the 271st F.A., 1st Cavalry, pulls off his big combat boots before entering a Tokyo home, where it isn’t nice to wear your shoes. Private homes are Off Limits to the occupation troops now. The photograph was taken by Sgt. George Burns. ……. Articles Inside:

3 Beaten Cities — A GI eye—witness report on metropolitan landmarks of the air campaign that brought Japan to her knees, Nagasaki, where the second atomic bomb fell, Tokyo, gutted by incendiaries, Hiroshima, where the first atomic bomb leveled 4 square miles. By Sgt. Joe McCarthy

Attlee — Something about England’s new Prime Minister and the Labor Party he belongs to. By James Dugan

The Soldier Speaks: Does the GI Bill of Rights Need Any Changes?

People on the Home Front — Most—Married Man in America ( Thomas H. Finnegan ) By Sgt. James P. O’Neill

Main Streets of America

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

What’s Your Problem?


Radar — In a war which wound up in an atmosphere of scientific marvels, radar ranks high as a stand—out achievement. The Army has taken the wraps off the secret story of what makes radar tick. By Pfc Robert Bendiner

Mail Call

YANK Pin—up Girl: Esther Williams

Navy Notes

This is Vienna — GIs are popular with civilians, but the capital of Austria is a far cry today from its storied past of gaiety, love and song. By Cpl. Ira H. Freeman