YANK US 1945 04 20 (PDF)




Vol. 3 No. 44

Cover: Cologne, 1945 – This is part of the ruins of Cologne, photographed from the top of the cathedral. Broken bridges stick out of the Rhine. Other Cologne pictures by Sgt. Reg Kenny are on pages 12 and 13.

Articles Inside:

Allies Govern Germany – When we take a German city, we take its problems, too. Cologne has typhus, ruins and displaced persons, all Allied headaches. By Cpl. Howard Katzander

GI Questions from GIs By Cpl. Max Novack

Yanks at Home Abroad

Camera on Iwo ( Photo Report ) By Pfc. George Burns

A Tour of Manila with T-5 Jerome Greenstone – A requisition clerk who left his ordnance outfit for a short truck-driving detail winds up in Manila transporting TNT and helping out front-line medics under Jap fire. By Sgt. Ozzie St. George

Cologne – YANK’s Sgt. Reg Kenny took these pictures when GIs entered Cologne, left in ruins by years of war. ( Photo Report )

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

Rough as a Cob ( YANK Fiction ) By Sgt. Bob McBrinn

Camp News – Most photogenic Wacs of the EFTC ( Winner – Pfc. Paloma Roberts of Greenville, Miss. )

Youngest Generation – The little red schoolhouse has had its face lifted; there are mobile desks for footloose tots and classes are informal. By Pfc. Debs Myers

Mail Call

Strictly G.I.

YANK Pin-up Girl: Ramsay Ames

Navy Notes By Donald Nugent S1c


Sports: One-Armed Big-Leaguer? ( Pete Gray ) By Cpl. Tom Shehan