YANK TY 1945 11 02 (PDF)




Vol. 1 No. 6

Cover: Berlin Tourist — This GI, Pfc. Charles Hoffman of Elvenon, Pa., is using some off—duty time to do a little sightseeing in Berlin. Behind the broken tree on which he’s taking it easy is the Grosser Stern, a monument commemorating Germany’s victory over France in the Franco—Prussian War ……. Articles Inside:

The Great Tokyo Fire — At least 100,000 persons perished in the March 9 holocaust, probably the greatest fire in history. By Sgt. Knox Burger

General Marshall Reports — The Chief of Staff, in the third of his biennial reports, presents some of his views on the war just won and on the role of the Army in the years to come. YANK reprints extracts

Second—Hand Rose — The GI nickname, Tokyo Rose, just meant a radio voice, but newsmen in Japan found a girl to fit. ( Iva Toguri ) By Sgt. Dale Kramer

Preview U.S.A. — No one knows exactly what life will be like in the States this time next year, but this article outlines the best bets of some reliable forecasters. By Sgt. Barrett McGurn

Seeing Berlin — A camera tour of Germany’s capital city with YANK photographer Sgt. Eugene Kammerman

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

What’s Your Problem?


PW Baby Cage — Captured Wehrmacht GIs between the ages of 12 and 17 get special indoctrination in democracy at this PW school sparked by a Yank Pfc. By Cpl. Howard Katzander

Mail Call

Strictly GI

YANK Pin—up Girl: Daun Kennedy

Drummer Man ( Ray McKinley ) By Sgt. Al Hine

The Atom and the Army — Though our atomic bomb has startled the world, the Army probably will take it in stride. Nothing can ever quite disintegrate the Customs of the Service. By Sgt. Ray Duncan

Sports: Hot—Stove League By Sgt. John Ebinger