YANK US 1943 06 11 (PDF)




24 pages
Vol. 1 No. 51
Cover: Sad Sack Mascot – Flight Officer Charles Johnston of the ” 67 Sad Sacks ” and the outfit’s mascot, Thirteen, at a Tunisian air base. See story on page 18. ……. Story of Fortress Crew Missing in Action 66 Days ……. Articles Inside:

66 Days Missing in Action ( B-17 Crew ) By Sgt. Mack Morriss

Yanks at Home and Abroad

Kiska Catches Hell Now That the Yanks Beat Their Feet on Amchitka Mud. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers

Nazi Infantry Band Serenades Germans As They Goose-Step Into Tunisia Prison. By Sgt. Dave Golding

This Latrine Puts Rhythm in Its Rumors

Yanks Corner Boogie Market and Then Misplace It Overnight. By Sgt. Burtt Evans


Gas Warfare – Don’t think the enemy won’t use gas. He creates that impression so that his first chemicals will catch us with our pants down. By Sgt. Bill Davidson

The Mediterranean Isn’t Safe Yet – Even though our air power rules its waves, there are still a lot of islands to invade and a lot of ships to sink before those important sea lanes are secure. In New Guinea and In India ( Photo Pages )

The Sad Sack “Wound Stripe” By Sgt. George Baker

Artie Greengroin, Pfc. – Greengroin on the Telephone

Message Center

Words Across the Sea

Mail Call

YANK Pin-up Girl: Nan Wynn

Evening Report

The Poets Cornered

Company Street

Checker Strategy

67 Sad Sacks – That’s the name of an exclusive fraternity of noncommissioned fighter pilots who have seen plenty of action in Tunisia. By Sgt. Pete Paris

The Navy Saves 97 Out of 100 Wounded – And Army figures from front-line hospitals show that the doctors in its Medical Department bat for the same remarkable average

News From Home – What goes on in your own home state

The Post Exchange

Sports: Longden wanted no part of Count Fleet after his first ride. The horse was crazy. By Sgt. Dan Polier

Sport Service Record