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Vol. 3 No. 45 ……. Cover: GI Tourists – They’ve just come from the front, they’re on pass in Paris, and they’re going to see what’s to be seen. If you want to tour with them, turn to Pfc. Pat Coffey’s pictures on pages 12 and 13. ……. Articles Inside:

Navy on the Rhine – Sailors lived in barracks and launched an amphibious operation 200 miles from the nearest ocean. By Sgt Ed Cunningham

Yanks at Home Abroad

They Want To Go – If man bites dog is news, what is it when civilian girls like these start pleading for tours of duty in the overseas war zones? By Cpl. Hyman Goldberg

Bankers’ Hours – All the Japs could draw was a sight draft of lead when GIs took over the Manila branch of New York’s National City Bank. By Sgt. Ozzie St George

Behind the Japanese Lines on Luzon ( Photo Report ) By Manuel Alcantara of the Manila Tribune

Home Towns in Wartime: Hollywood, Calif. – War industries have invaded the movie colony; the girls are still lovely but they’re just as likely to be welders now as film stars. By Pvt. James P. O’Neill

Seeing Paris – For most GIs Paris is just a city they have heard about, with broad streets, mademoiselles and cabarets. But some of those who drove into Germany got a chance to see the real thing. YANK photographer Pfc. Pat Coffey followed three of them, on leave from the 359th Infantry of the 90th Division. ( Photo Report )

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

What’s Your Problem?

Camp News

The Heros ( YANK Fiction ) By Pfc. Guy D. Wright

Lend Lease Rumors

Mail Call

Strictly G.I.

YANK Pin-up Girl: Jinx Falkenburg

The Barretts Return on Rotation – But the audience on Broadway doesn’t whistle at Cornell’s kisses the way the GIs did in Europe. ( The Barretts of Whimple Street ) By Sgt. Joe McCarthy


Sports During the War? By Sgt. Bill Davidson