YANK US 1945 03 30 (PDF)


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Vol. 3 No. 41 ……. Cover: Calling the Range – At a forward observation post on Iwo Jima, a marine calls out range instructions to be relayed to artillery and mortar units. He and the two other spotters have located the exact position of an enemy machine gun nest. ……. The Battle for Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima ……. Articles Inside:

Mount Suribachi – The scaling of this peak on Iwo was revenge for the humiliation of Green Beach By Sgt. Bill Reed

Yanks at Home and Abroad

Blimps ( Airships ) Text and Sketches by Cpl. Ernest Maxwell

Arthur H. Vandenberg ( Senator ) By Pfc. Debs Myers

Duren on the Roer – In the battle to cross the last water barrier before the Rhine, two infantry companies carried the main burden of the assault. By Sgt Ed Cunningham

Roer Patrol – Before the final break-through that took Dueren, individual patrols did the delicate job of preliminary reconnaissance. By Sgt. Ralph G. Martin

Alaska Sweats It Out – Dogfaces on the mainland and in the Aleutian Chain watch the war go by on other fronts, stare out toward the Kuriles and wonder if there’s anything cooking. By Cpl. John M. Haverstick

Variety Show – Produced by the Cameras of the World

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

What’s Your Problem?

Camp News

Home Towns in Wartime – Pittsburgh, Pa. – The smog that shrouds the city these days is a symbol of war production in plants and mills. By Sgt. Al Hine

Mail Call

Strictly GI

YANK Pin-up Girl: Jean Trent

The Poets Cornered


Sports: Cornell’s Offer of Security Looked Good to McKeever By Cpl. Tom Shehan