YANK US 1943 01 06 (PDF)




24 pages
Vol. 1 No. 30
Cover: A Hero comes home. The battle scarred cruiser San Francisco enters the harbor of the city for which she was named. Repairs were necessary following her remarkable performance against much heavier Japanese ships off Guadalcanal. ……. Navy Issue ……. Articles Inside:

The Navy Fights – Our Navy is fighting a hard-headed, hard-fisted war, making the rules as it goes. In accounts and charts of three engagements of the last year, YANK gives a composite of the war our Navy is fighting with all its strength.

A Week Of War – Clicking On All Fronts – Allies Make Global Attacks As Supply Problem Clears

Can You Top This? – Yank Bombers in 7-Day Raid Over China Knock Off 24 Zeros, Blast 10,000 Jap Troops, Smash Docks and Airports, Rain Ruin On 4 Cities – All Without Loss. By Sgt. John T. Barnes

Yanks at Home and Abroad – Our men report on the state of the world on matters ranging from G.I. reunion to wild dogs in Africa

Open Letter to a Papuan Carrier From Grateful Yanks in New Guinea. By Sgt. E. J. Kahn Jr.

You Can’t Keep the Duffeys Apart, Even In A South Pacific Battle Zone. By Sgt. Arthur Barschdorf

Crass-Words Puzzle

Men Wait for Planes in the South and Do a Little Drill on the Side. By Sgt. Al Hine

If a Mon’s a Bit Tight Wi’ Slugs He Can Get 3 MEs on One Trip

G.I. Joe “U.S. Army” By Sgt. Dave Breger

The Navy “Boot” By Sgt. Dave Breger at Great Lakes

News From Home

People Back Home

Checkerboard Strategy

This is the Navy ( Photo Pages )

The Sad Sack “Military Bearing” By Sgt. George Baker

Between the Lines

Pvt. Mulligan by Cpl. Larry Reynolds

Blow It Out Your Ballast Tanks. Calculations by Cpl. Marion Hargrove and Periscope Views by Sgt. Ralph Stein

YANK Pin-up Girl: Jane Russell

Message Center

Company Street

Double Puzzle

Words Across the Sea

The Poets Cornered

Mail Call

Strictly G.I.

“Can” Rations – Destroyer Men Tell Boudoir Stories But 18 Days at Sea Change the Scuttlebutt To Adventures Without a Heroine. By Robert L. Schwartz Y3c with artwork by Cpl. Robert Greenhalgh

The Post Exchange

Sports: Navy Deals with Nothing Less Than Champs, and the Results Speak for Themselves. By Sgt. Walter Bernstein