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.
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
YANK Pin-up Girl: Hedy Lamarr
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
Roster of the Cincinnati Reds