YANK US 1943 04 23 (PDF)




24 pages
Vol. 1 No. 44

Cover: Coast Artillery Mascot – Kokita, mascot of a Coast Artillery basketball team in Puerto Rico, gets in the hair of Cpl. Ross Jarrett of Indianapolis. A master of Spanish profanity, she’s learning how to curse in English now. …….. Pictures from the Greatest War Movie Ever Filmed ……. Articles Inside:

War Game in Tunisia – Everything Happens On Way To Gabes and Maknassy

Yanks at Home and Abroad

‘First In, Last Out’ – The Combat Engineers In New Guinea Had What It Takes. By Sgt. Dave Richardson

The Cold Nose Kids in Alaska Work in the World’s Coldest Lab. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers

These Little Things Seem Big to the GIs in Tunisia. By Sgt. Ralph G. Martin

Susie and Mata Looked Alike But Susie Was Male, Mata Was Not. By Sgt. Ken Abbott

It’s a Fisherman’s Paradise; You Just Clean Them and Eat Them. By Sgt. Dick Gordon, USMC

82-Pound Sergeant – She is one of the brave nurses who walked from Burma to join the U.S. Army with Stilwell forces in India. ( Little Bawk – a Burmese Nurse ) By Sgt Ed Cunningham

This Private Blowout Made Noncom Mouths Water. By Cpl. E. Culver Wold

Army Notes on Conservation of Ammunition in Far East

“C” Company at Kokumbona. – Those last days of Jap resistance at Guadalcanal gave the infantryman something to talk about. Here’s how it seemed to the soldiers in a leading assault company who captured a vital enemy beachhead after 15 days of fierce jungle war. By Sgt. Mack Morriss and illustrated by Sgt. Howard Brodie

There Are Weaknesses in Jap Military Set-Up in Pacific

Strictly G.I.

Desert Victory ( British Movie Photo Pages )

The Sad Sack “Duty Roster” By Sgt. George Baker

The Poets Cornered

Message Center

Words Across the Sea

Mail Call

YANK Pin-up Girl: Donna Drake

Books in Wartime

Checker Strategy

Presidential Rebus

Company Street

Detroit War Worker Tastes Army Life. By Cpl. H. N. Oliphant

Home Towns in Wartime: Bucyrus, Ohio. By Sgt. Bill Davidson

News From Home

The Post Exchange

The Bulletin Board Mysteries or The Trapping of Mad Morgan. By Sgt. Ray Duncan

Phutile Phillies had a new lease on life until Bill Cox hired a trainer with commando ideas. By Sgt. Dan Polier

Roster of the St. Louis Browns

Illini Whiz Kids, Big Ten Champs, Gave Their NCAA Tourney Bid to Little DePaul Cartoons