YANK US 1945 07 20 (PDF)


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Vol. 4 No. 5 ……. Cover: GI Global Sketchbook – This drawing was made by Sgt. Jack Ruge, YANK Staff Artist, during the campaign on Okinawa. It shows amtracks of the 1st Amphibious Marines shelling Jap held Naha with 75-mm howitzers. The amtracks were also standing guard against possible Jap infiltration from the sea. Other sketches by GI artists are on pages 2 through 9. ……. Articles Inside:

GI Global Sketchbook – On these pages YANK presents a collection of sketches by GIs from all over the world. ( Sgt. Jack Ruge, Cpl. Joe Stefanelli, Sgt. Arthur Weithas, Sgt. Howard Brodie, Pfc David Shaw, Sgt. Robert Greenhalgh, Sgt. Ed Vebell, Sgt. George Vander Sluis, Cpl. Laszlo Matulay, Sgt. Albert Gold, Cpl. Richard Gaige, Sgt. John Scott, Pvt. Marshall Davis and Cpl. Anne T. Cleveland )

Re-education of Germany – The wreckage of Germany is more than broken buildings and torn-up streets; it is the people of Germany, too. To save the youngest generation, to wean it away from Nazism, Military Government has set up schools with liberal, honest teaching. By Pfc. Debs Myers

Eisenhower Discusses the War

Ike in Abilene – The general had seen welcomes in Paris and London and Washington and New York, but he got the warmest reception of all when he hit his boyhood home town, little Abilene, Kansas. By Pvt. James P. O’Neill

The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker

Hiyah, Fellahs! ( YANK Fiction ) By Sgt. Ray Duncan


Mail Call

Strictly G.I.

Yank Pin-up Girl : Adele Jergens

Navy Notes

The Blackhawks Return – The 86th “Blackhawk” Division came home ( Photo Report )

Carnera at Home ( Primo Carnera ) By Sgt. Dan Polier