Vol. 4 No. 6 ……. Cover: Break – Three weary infantrymen take a break on a muddy hillside in Okinawa before going on to take a Jap strong point. Other pictures from Okinawa by YANK photographer Mason Pawlak, CPhoM are on pages 12 and 13. ……. World Security League Explained in Cartoons ……. Articles Inside:
War for Oil – One of the biggest prizes of the early Jap offensives in the Pacific was the rich oil land of the Netherlands East Indies. Now Yanks and Aussies are winning it back to help supply the tremendous needs of the Tokyo-bound Allied war machine. By Sgt. Dale Kramer
Stratford-on-the-Beam By Cpl. Edmund Antrobus
Overland to Davao – It was a rough road and a long one and at the end there were still Japs to be rooted out, but Yanks took and held the last major Jap stronghold. By Sgt. John McLeod
The Picture Business – War-time restrictions result in sets made from chewing gum and glue, but cameras bravely continue to grind out epic after epic. By Pvt. James P. O’Neill
The Soldiers Speaks: Do you like what you see in the movies?
People on the Home Front – R. Moss By Sgt. Bill Davidson
Mud – As GIs struggled through mud to take the last Jap strongholds on Okinawa, YANK’s Mason Pawlak, CPhoM made these pictures.
The Sad Sack by Sgt George Baker
What’s Your Problem?
The United Nations structure and function – How Security Council would operate against an aggressor
Yank Pin-up Girl : Sheila Ryan
Issue Girl Friend By Cpl. John Haverstick
The Army Changes You ( YANK Fiction ) By Cpl. Len Zinberg
Sewell’s Choice ( Vernon Stephens ) By Cpl. Tom Shehan