YANK US 1943 01 13 (PDF)




24 pages
Vol. 1 No. 31

Cover: Signal Corps ……. Articles Inside:

Natives Go Gs.I. in South Sea …..

Meet the Sergeant from Guadalcanal – Joe Melton’s the kind of guy who whittles down the enemy with his mess kit knife. But that’s only one of the stories he brought back from the Solomon Islands. By Sgt. Mack Morriss

When the Infantry Went to Sea – In New Guinea, the Doughboy Is All Kinds of a Fighting Man. By Sgt. E. J. Kahn Jr.

Jilted G.I.s in India Organize First Brush-Off Club. By Sgt Ed Cunningham

G.I. Joe “Paratroops” By Sgt. Dave Breger

Slot Machine – With the AAF, It’s Not a Game of Chance. The Classification Center at Nashville Puts a Fellow in His Slot, and Usually Hits the Jackpot on Everyone of Them.

Yanks at Home and Abroad – Find Roller Coasters Tame? Try a New Guinea Jeep Road

Words Across the Sea

McTurk vs. His Bayonet

News From Home

People Back Home

Checkerboard Strategy

Yanks in India ( Photo Pages )

The Sad Sack “Cold Morning” By Sgt. George Baker

Between the Lines

Pvt. Mulligan by Cpl. Larry Reynolds

Ready…Aim…Whammy. Firing Data by Sgt. Frank A. Reilly and Whammies by Sgt. Ralph Stein

YANK Pin-up Girl: Betty Hutton

Keeping Up With the Comics

Double Puzzle

Company Street

Message Center

The Poets Cornered

Mail Call

Strictly G.I.

Hooper’s Troopers – When they marched into Germany after winning the Croix de Guerre at the Meuse-Argonne offensive, they called this outfit “Harlem’s Hellcats.” Now they’re a “Pineapple Army,” the only all-Negro combat unit in Hawaii, where they are marking time before another march – into Japan. By Sgt. Merle Miller


The Post Exchange

Sports: Spring Training Down South Was Just Hot Air, the Cold Air Should Really Help the Ball Players. By Sgt. Walter Bernstein

Bombers Claim Service Title After Sun Bowl Victory. By S/Sgt. Kearney Egerton