YANK US 1944 01 28 (PDF)




Vol. 2 No. 32

Why Are We Fighting This World War? ……. Cover : GI Climber in Italy ….. On a rocky peak a few miles behind the fighting front in Italy this American soldier is practicing the art of “rappelling” or descending. A rope looped through crotch and over shoulder is carrying him down. He a one of a group of Yanks taking a course in mountain climbing given by both American and Italian experts, the latter being members of the famed Alpini regiments. See pages 12 and 13 for additional photographs of the mountaineers.
Attack on Arawe
Bloody Basin : An Italian No-Man’s-Land Of Black Mist and Enemy Patrols
Boogie-Woogie Bandits Fade Out at Crime Movie
Hey, Joe, why do they wake us up so early in the morning?
Report from General Arnold
Training Mountain Fighters in Italy
Why Are We In This War?
Mail Call
News From Home
The Poets Cornered
What’s Your Problem?
Yank Pin-up Girl : Patricia Dane