YANK US 1943 05 07 (PDF)




Vol. 1 No. 46
Cover: Capture of a Tunisian Town. – American troops of the First Armored Division enter Maknassy as the Nazis retreat toward the sea. …….. Pictures from the Front Lines in Tunisia. Also See Pages 2, 3, 12 and 13 ……. Articles Inside:

Driving Ahead in Tunisia – The first American photographer to enter El Guettar and Maknassy was YANK’s Sgt. Pete Paris. Pete’s camera was clicking all the time, and what he got you see on these pages and pages 1, 12 and 13 of this issue. Albert J. Blake from Dorchester, Mass. Charles Lipe of Hillsboro, Ill.

Hitting Their Marks – American Tank Destroyers square off with Rommel’s best Panzers and flatten 30 of them before they run out of ammunition and have to make a get-away on foot. By Sgt. Ralph G. Martin

Yanks at Home and Abroad

He Had Never Cut a Man Open But He Could Do It When He Tried. By Sgt. Merle Miller

It Was A Dull Sunday on Convoy But Guys Saw History Being Made. By Cpl. Dennis Wiegand

First Jeep Outfit in New Guinea Still Goes Where the Infantry Goes. By Sgt. Dave Richardson


They’ve Got No Beer in Fiji and the Gals Never Heard of Sarong. By Cpl. William F. Haworth

Nurses Want Flat GI Helmets; They’d Be Lots Easier to Bathe In. By Sgt. Al Hine; Marjorie Dick of Travers City, Mich.

What’s Your Problem?

Hopeless McGonigle’s Brother Wins the DSC ( YANK Fiction ) By S/Sgt. L. A. Brodsky

Shutterbugs SNAFU – That inscription means “Situation Normal-All Film Underexposed,” the slogan of a tough GI photo outfit that takes pictures of Jap installations up in the cold Andreanof Islands. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers; Howard S. Dahl, Richard Perry, Robert L. Chamberlin, Joseph E. Mecey, John Potter, Clifton B. Fowkes, Francis Montalto, Fletcher Franklin, Carl Mackey, Richard L. Hanks

Joe E. Brown, Traveling Showman

There Are Reasons for the Strange Peace Between Russia and Japan – The United Nations do not object to the neutrality of Moscow and Tokyo because that arrangement doesn’t do Adolf Hitler any good.

Strictly G.I.

Yanks Who Chase Rommel – These American Troops Captured the Tunisian Villages of El Guettar and Maknassy ( Photo Pages ); Joe Rudnicki

The Sad Sack “Channels” By Sgt. George Baker

The Poets Cornered

Message Center ….. Words Across the Sea

Mail Call

YANK Pin-up Girl: Hedy Lamarr

Evening Report

Double Puzzle

Company Street

Checker Strategy

Home Towns in Wartime: Shenandoah, Pa. By Sgt. Bill Davidson

McTurk the Wolf

News From Home – A Round-Up of the Week Back in the States

The Post Exchange

Al Simmons, at 40, Returns to the Big Leagues and Hits Over a Cool .300 for the Red Sox. By Sgt. Dan Polier

Sports Shorts

Roster of the Cincinnati Reds