YANK US 1945 03 09 (PDF)


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Vol. 3 No. 38 ……. Cover: Philippine Mascot – This soldier of the 96th Division has a pet traveling companion with him in the Philippines. He is T-4 Timothy Leeds, a cook, and the monkey goes along with him when he fixes up the chow for his men in the front lines. It is telling Leeds about some high points in the landscape, being a native of the place. ……. Burma Bridge Busters Use New Bombing Trick ……. Articles Inside:

Bridge Busters – They hit upon their method by a lucky accident, but the members of this Burma bomber squadron have a record of 114 targets destroyed and 51 more damaged. By Sgt. Dave Richardson

Hike to Manila – The going was better for trucks than it was for Infantry feet, but friendly Filipinos had cold beer waiting at the end of the march. By Sgt. Dick Hanley

A German Talks – People inside Germany know the war is going our way, but there is no movement strong enough to buck Hitler, this prisoner says. By Sgt. Joe McCarthy

People on the Home Front – Kathleen Winsor By Cpl. Hyman Goldberg

Yanks in Russia – Eastern Command Air Force men helped set up Russian bases last spring. Some of them, now back in England, tell what they saw. By Sgt. Joe Lockard

Night Life in Teheran By Artist T/Sgt. Frank Agar

The Soldier Speaks: Which was the greater menace to our country and our values: Germany or Japan?

Main Streets of America – A look back home since you went away

Mail Call

News From Home

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

Winged Bakery ( Fiction ) By Sgt. Ray Duncan

Strictly GI

Home on Furlough – Back From the ETO By Sgt. Walter Bernstein – Back From the Pacific By Sgt. Ralph Boyce

YANK Pin-up Girl: Alexis Smith

The Poets Cornered

Clear the Track! – These stars of the spiked-shoe have attracted the most attention during the current indoor season

Sports: Vets Carry Burden of Board-Track Season