YANK US 1943 02 10 (PDF)




24 pages
Vol. 1 No. 35

Cover: Night Problem ……. Articles Inside:

Ring of Steel Threatens Axis – Nazi European fortress shakes as Allies attack on all fronts; Hitler’s Balkan aids bicker.

Zeros Ample – How 10 men in a Flying Fortress fought a sky full of Jap planes, sank a Tojo ship and got away. By Sgt. Don Harrison

Meet YANK’s Old Man ( The Stars and Stripes ) – The staff wasn’t subject to military discipline and neither was the paper. Second looeys were harassed so much they went around saluting sergeants. By Sgt. Burtt Evans

Yanks at Home and Abroad – Our men report on the state of the world on matters ranging from Tripoli prisoners to tropical snakes

The First Allies to Enter Tripoli Were Taken There as Axis Prisoners. By Sgt. Burgess H. Scott


Imagine This Guy’s Surprise! His Buddy Turned Out to Be a Jap. By Sgt. Robert N. Blum, USMCR

Strange Things in the Caribbean; Snakes Shun Ants; Daughters For Sale. By Sgt. Joe McCarthy

G.I. Joe “Fox hole” By Sgt. Dave Breger

Ground Crew Has ‘Nothing to Do’ But Baby the Big Bombers It Loves

Words Across the Sea

Message Center

McTurk Meets an Old Master

News From Home

Checkerboard Strategy

Snow and Sand – Men of War in the Aleutians and North Africa ( Photo Pages )

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

Between the Lines

Junior Solomons – Training on U.S. East Coast Prepares Marines to “Fire for Record” in South Pacific

YANK Pin-up Girl: Barbara Stanwyck

Evening Report

Company Street

Double Puzzle

The Poets Cornered

Mail Call

Strictly G.I.

Alcan Epic – Negro engineers built one third of the Alaska-Canada Army Highway. Here’s their story of road-making over the toughest kind of terrain. By Richard Neuberger

The Post Exchange

Sports: Yanks Peddle Lefty Gomez to Boston Braves Where He Is Sure to Be Safe and Close to Home. By Sgt. Dan Polier

Sport Service Record

Southern Cal. May Be Nation’s Top Cagers