YANK US 1945 05 11 (PDF)


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Vol. 3 No. 47 ……. Cover: The body of our late President and Commander in Chief is borne along Washington’s Constitution Avenue toward the White House. His flag-draped coffin is carried on a caisson drawn by six white horses. The picture is by YANK photographer Sgt. John Frano. ……. The Life of Truman and the Death of Roosevelt ……. Articles Inside:

Harry S. Truman – The new President knows about a veteran’s post-war problems. He had plenty of them when he came home from France in 1919.

Roosevelt’s Funeral – How the Nation took the news of a President’s death and how the word came to GIs overseas. ( 8 Pages ) By Pfc. Debs Myers

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

What’s Your Problem?

News From Home

GI Radio Station : It’s a New Weapon of War – From Luxembourg, GIs of the Army’s Psychological Warfare Branch broadcast programs that help crack Nazi home-front morale. By Sgt. Bill Davidson

Mail Call

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1882 – 1945

Jap Hunt on Saipan – Fighting in the Pacific often goes on long after an island has been “secured.” Japs still hide out in the hills of Saipan, living off the country, and U.S. Infantry patrols still ferret them out of their holes. By Pfc. Justin Gray

YANK Pin-up Girl: Martha Vickers

Sports-Minded Spink ( J. G. Taylor Spink publisher of the Sporting News )