YANK US 1942 12 30 (PDF)


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Vol. 1 No. 29 ……. Cover: Mule Packer – Pfc. Harry Bourassa of Perry, Fla., is one of the mule skinners in the Army’s Hawaiian Pack Train. Read about his outfit on page 20. ……. Articles Inside:

He Killed 40 Japs ( Pfc. Orin Sutton )

MacArthur Fights Back – His Drive in New Guinea Pushes Japs Against the Ropes and Paves the Way for British Offensive in Burma

Allied Position Strengthened in Tunisia as New U.S. Gun Helps Rout Rommel

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

The Infantryman in New Guinea Does More Than Walk and Shoot. By Sgt. E. J. Kahn Jr.

It Takes 49 Bottles of Iceland Beer To Give A Yank the Slightest Glow

Everything But Hitler’s Alarm Clock And Mussolini’s Shoelace in This Jeep

Bermuda Still Has Its Beaches But Dames Are Scarce This Year. By Cpl. William Pene Du Bois


Who Said California Desert Maneuvers Were Tougher Than Libya? By Charles B. Bietry

G.I. Joe “Assault Course” By Sgt. Dave Breger

Shake Hands With Suzy Q – This Grand Old Lady, a Battle Scarred Veteran Who Has Been Slugging It Out with the Japs for Almost a Year, Reigns as the Queen of the Army’s Flying Fortresses. By Pvt. Howard Maier

News From Home

People Back Home

Checkerboard Strategy

YANK’s Cameras Report: ( Photo Pages )

The Sad Sack “The Bulletin Board” By Sgt. George Baker

Between the Lines

Pvt. Mulligan by Cpl. Larry Reynolds

The General Called Andy – It’s Intimacy Without Familiarity When the Canadian Soldier Abbreviates the Name of Canada’s No. 1 Fighter ( Lt. Gen. Andrew G. L. McNaughton ) Who Believes in Leading Men, Not Driving Them. By Sgt. Robert Neville

YANK Pin-up Girl: Betty Grable

Company Street

Double Puzzle

Words Across the Sea

The Poets Cornered

Mail Call

Strictly G.I.

Hawaii’s G.I. Hillbillies – This may be the age of mechanized warfare but the tough mule-skinners in the Army’s Hawaiian Pack Train have found that old long ears with the dynamite in his hind feet is worth 10 jeeps or half-tracks when you have to get a load of food and ammunition through the wilderness to a mountain outpost. By Sgt. Merle Miller

The Post Exchange

Wartime Sports Boomed in 1942 – Haegg Broke the Records; And Redskins Scored the Upsets

YANK’s Army Calendar 1943