YANK US 1943 02 03 (PDF)




24 pages
Vol. 1 No. 34

Cover: Airborne Aviation Engineers ……. Who Has the Biggest Feet in the Army? See results of YANK’s Big Contest page 15. ……. Articles Inside:

Allies Agree on War Strategy – Roosevelt Flies to N. Africa; Pledges Destruction of Axis In Shortest Possible Time

YANK Reporter Red Gallagher Killed in Action

Flying Airport Makers – Here is the first picture story of the Army’s new Airborne Aviation Engineers who played a leading role in the North Africa Invasion.

Yanks at Home and Abroad – Our men report on the state of the world on matters ranging from island fighting to drinks in India

How Troopship Leedstown Sank – Planes and subs both attacked famous Grace Liner before torpedo administered coup de grace. By Cpl. Richard Paul

Jap Prisoners at Sanananda Think MacArthur Dead. By Sgt. Dave Richardson

Dear Diary: Will We Ever Forget The Time We Had Our First Convoy. By Cpl. Bill O’Hollaren

When A Guy Can’t Get Coke, He Can Always Drink “Champagne.” By Sgt Ed Cunningham

They Don’t Joke on Guadalcanal When a Battalion Moves Up. By Sgt. Mack Morriss

Words Across the Sea

Message Center

News From Home

News By States

Checkerboard Strategy

Our Pacific Springboards ( Photo Pages )

The Sad Sack “The Cinch” By Sgt. George Baker

Between the Lines

Pvt. Mulligan by Cpl. Larry Reynolds

Announcing…The Winners of YANK’s Super Contest

YANK Pin-up Girl: Veronica Lake

Canada Lee Wants ‘Blood and Thunder’

Books in Wartime

Company Street

Double Puzzle

The Poets Cornered

Mail Call

Strictly G.I.

Medics Under Fire – A Few Stories of Pill Rollers, Doctors and Nurses on the Fighting Fronts, As Reported By YANK Staff Writers Overseas

Sports: Rookie Roundup

Home Town Sport News

Sports: Why Throw Out Baseball? The Fighting Man Would Miss It As Much As the Next Fellow By Sgt. Dan Polier

Sport Service Record

Battle Scarred – Poem by Cpl. John Readey and set to music by Pvt. Albert Kohn