YANK US 1942 12 23 (PDF)


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Vol. 1 No. 28 ……. Cover: ……. Articles Inside:

A Week Of War – Africa War in Second Phase as Rommel Flees Again; Gona Captured

Bombs Over Burma – A YANK Reporter Writes First Eyewitness Story of a Moonlight Raid on Rangoon By American B-24s From India. By Sgt Ed Cunningham

Yanks at Home and Abroad – Our men report on the state of the world on matters ranging from New Guinea Cooks to Cairo Pants

Lost in the Pacific, This B-17 Lives Up to Her Name to the Last By Sgt. Merle Miller

Even Cooks are Unsung Heroes in Rugged Fighting in New Guinea. By Sgt. E. J. Kahn Jr.

This Guy Wouldn’t Be a Captain; It Called for Too Much Red Tape

Yanks Solve Language Problem in Oran By Teaching Natives English

Pants Don’t Make a Gallagher; Being a Few Notes from Cairo

Plenty of People in England Want to Have Us In for Dinner

Pvt. Muggins May Be a Mutt, But He Can Guard As Well As You, Joe. By Cpl. Frank H. Rice

Cairo Cafes Have Trick Checks But If You Can Add, You’re Safe


Canada’s Tough Tommies – He says”malingering,” instead of goldbricking and calls KP “cookhouse fatigue” but the Canadian soldier gets along like a brother overseas with Yanks who are damned glad to have him fighting this war on our side. By Sgt. Robert Neville

News From Home

People Back Home

Variety Show – Produced by the Cameras of the World

The Sad Sack “The Good Soldier” By Sgt. George Baker

Between the Lines

A Plea for the Swagger Stick From Sgt. Marion Hargrove with Pictures by Sgt. Ralph Stein

YANK Pin-up Girl: Teresa Wright

Company Street

Double Puzzle

She’s True to the 369th Regiment ( Lena Horne )

Words Across the Sea

The Poets Cornered

Mail Call

Strictly G.I.

Sports: Redskins Finally Get Their Sweet Revenge For That 73-0 Bear Victory Two Years Ago. By Sgt. Walter Bernstein

Checkerboard Strategy

The Post Exchange

Army Jokes

Camp D.L. & W. – This Tiny African Air-Ferry Outpost Must Be the World’s Smallest Army Camp

Pacific Passenger.