YANK US 1943 05 21 (PDF)




24 pages
Vol. 1 No. 48

Cover: GI Robinson Crusoe – A “castaway” on a South Sea Island, S/Sgt. Charles Gardocki knows how to get the most out of a coconut tree for clothes, food and shelter ……. How to Live on a Pacific Desert Island ……. Articles Inside:

Meet the British 8th. By Sgt. A. W. Acland ( Photographer British 8th Army )

Here’s the First Yank Who Didn’t Meet the British 8th Army. By Sgt. Milton Lehman …..

Yanks at Home Abroad

Mess of Destruction is Left in War’s Wake On New Guinea’s Tropical Shores. By Sgt. Dave Richardson

Guadalcanal Has Its Own Tojo Ice Plant to Say Nothing of Hotel de Gink. By Sgt. Mack Morriss

It Was a Little Like Magic When the Bakers Turned Out White Bread. By Sgt. Al Hine

Saturday Night Baths In Alaska Require Guts, Plus Fanaticism. By Sgt. Frank E. Friedrichsen

Coast Guardsman in the Solomons Runs a One-Man Invasion Barge


How to Live on a Desert Island – All you need is a machete to keep your stomach full and a roof over your head. But remember not to act like a tough guy if you meet the natives. By Sgt. Merle Miller

Japan’s Doorstep – If we take the northern bases at Attu and Kiska, Tojo will be fighting his Pacific war close to home.

Strictly G.I.

Variety Show – Produced by the Cameras of the World

The Sad Sack “Visitors” By Sgt. George Baker

The Poets Cornered

Message Center

Words Across the Sea

Mail Call

YANK Pin-up Girl: Maureen O’Hara

Evening Report

Books in Wartime

Checker Strategy

Company Street

Home Towns in Wartime: Willmar, Minn. by Sgt. Bill Davidson

How To Get a Pass – Some Tried and True Methods. By Cpl. Norman R. Hart

News From Home – What Goes On in Your Home State

The Post Exchange

Angelina, the Aleutian Milkmaid. By Pvt. Donald Seely

Sports: Thinking out loud and wondering whatever became of Tunney’s anti-cigarette campaign. By Sgt. Dan Polier

Sport Service Record

Roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers