YANK US 1945 05 18 (PDF)




Vol. 3 No. 48

Cover: American soldiers who were prisoners of the Germans – Like millions of Europeans who have been shot, gassed or starved, these American soldiers were victims of Nazi bestiality. They were near death from starvation when freed from a prison camp near Limburg. Stories and pictures on atrocities are on pages 2 through 5.

Articles Inside:

German Atrocities ( Lamsdorf Camp, Buchenwald Camp and Ohrdruf Camp ) By Sgt Ed Cunningham

Yanks at Home Abroad

Letter From Moscow By T/Sgt. David M. White

Veteran’s Business Loan – You don’t just go to the bank and get money under the GI Bill. Requirements are exacting, but interest is low. By Sgt. Barrett McGurn

Rockets in Italy – The Buck Rogers Platoon handles a 4.5 rocket launcher that looks like something out of 2045 A.D. By Cpl. George Barrett

Ernie Pyle – The quiet little man traveled half the world following GIs to war before a Jap bullet caught up with his luck on Le Island. By Evans Wylie SP1c (PR), USCGR Mop-Up on Malinta ( Photo Report ) By Sgt. Arthur Weithas

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

The Strange Case of The Tennessee Tech Sergeant By Pfc. Charles Peterson

News From Home

Battlewagon Off Iwo – Sketches and notes on the USS Tennessee By Sgt. Jack Ruge, YANK Staff Artist

Mail Call

Strictly G.I.

YANK Pin-up Girl: Lina Romay

The Poets Cornered

Play Ball

Sports: Joe Comes Back ( Joe Savoldi ) By Cpl. Tom Shehan