YANK US 1943 04 16 (PDF)




24 pages
Vol. 1 No. 43

Cover: Up Front in New Guinea – At a jungle outpost 30 yards from the Japs, these Yanks are waiting, ready with Garands and hand grenades. This photo was made by Sgt. Dave Richardson of YANK’s staff. More New Guinea pictures are on pages 12 and 13. …….. Blow-By-Blow Battleship Action Story ……. Articles Inside:

Recapture of Gafsa – The Americans had a soft touch when they took back this important Tunisian town from the Nazis, but they found it lousy with booby traps and land mines. by Sgt. Ralph G. Martin

Yanks at Home and Abroad

The Colonel and His Top Kick: Both Were Tough but One Was Lucky. By Sgt. Mack Morriss

Now That They’ve Got a PX Life Should Be Beautiful Again. By Sgt. Al Hine

This Guy Liked a Little Work But He Liked a Little Less Better. By Pfc. Norman C. McKenna

Pop Isn’t the Oldest Private Any Longer-He’s Made Corporal. By Robert G. Ryan

He Was Hit by a 20-mm Shell But Thought He Had Lost His Pants. By Sgt Walter F. Peters

Air Raid Shelters

Gals Must Be Friendly to GIs, The British Rule Book Tells Them

They Call It the Virgin Squeal; It’s the Navy’s Treat Once a Week

How to Eat Fruit in Australia. By Sgt. Charles D. Pearson

Skipper, Flying Scotty Dog of South Pacific, Is Veteran of Three Battles and 26 Air Raids. By Sgt. Merle Miller

The Stalemate in Asia is Headache to the Allies – Japs stymied in South Pacific, may attack China where problems of supply are the toughest.

It’s Fourth Down for Rommel and He’s Back on His Own Goal Line

Fifty Minutes of Hell ( The Battle of Savo Island ) – And it seemed like 50 hours to the men on this battleship who went off hunting Japs around the Solomon Islands and got into one of the roughest night engagements in Navy history. By Robert L. Schwartz Y2c and illustrated by Cpl. Robert Greenhalgh

Strictly G.I.

New Guinea Battleground ( Photo Pages )

The Sad Sack “Goin’ to the P.X.?” By Sgt. George Baker

The Poets Cornered

Message Center

Words Across the Sea

Mail Call

YANK Pin-up Girl: Dolores Moran

Evening Report

The Corporal Asks Her a Question ( Carolyn Grey )

Double Puzzle

Company Street

Air Force Insignia ( 18 Unit Insignia Drawn by Special Service Division )

Nomenclature of the Army Band, M1 – By Cpl. Howard P. Vanderlip 80th Infantry Division Band, Camp Forrest, Tenn. and illustrated by Sgt. Ralph Stein

News From Home

The Post Exchange

Sports: M’Carthy has the pitching; if he can dig up the hitting, the Yankees will win again. By Sgt. Dan Polier

Roster of the Boston Red Sox

Checkerboard Strategy