YANK US 1945 06 08 (PDF)


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Vol. 3 No. 51 ……. Cover: Flame-Throwing Tanks on Okinawa – During a 7th Division offensive on Okinawa, YANK photographer Pfc. George Burns took this picture of two M-4 flame-throwing tanks searing the side of a cliff in which the Japanese were holed up. Other pictures from Okinawa are on pages 2, 3 and 5. How Long Will We Have to Fight the Jap War? ……. Articles Inside:

The Jap War – YANK begins a series of articles on the Big Picture in the Far East and our last remaining enemy with a discussion of the $64 question: How long will we have to fight the Japanese? By Sgt. Barrett McGurn

Yanks at Home Abroad

GI Questions from GIs By Cpl. Max Novack

Streicher of Nuremberg – If you want all the evil of the Nazi product in a nutshell, then examine Julius Steicher, a man who made good in Hitler’s Reich. By Cpl. Howard Katzander

On the Farm ( Photo Report ) By Sgt. George Aarons

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

Milk Run ( YANK Fiction ) By Pfc. Mack Williams

Camp News

Wives – Instead of sitting around and moping while their husbands are serving overseas, these GI wives organized to help each others’ loneliness by war work. By Cpl. Hyman Goldberg

Separation Center? Cartoons by Sgt. Ralph Stein

Mail Call

Strictly G.I.

YANK Pin-up Girl: Nancy Porter

YANK’s Parody Contest Winners

GI Oscars

Sports: Cairo Tournament ( Basketball )

The Soccer Situation By Cpl. Tom Shehan