YANK US 1943 03 05 (PDF)




Vol. 1 No. 37 ……. Cover: Pigeoneers – The war dog, Sir, assists two Pigeoneers, Pfc. Claude Sowden and Sgt. Rowland Frendo, in training pigeons for Army work in Hawaii. Sir will carry birds to a mountain post where they’ll be released for flight home. See pages 12 and 13. ……. Exclusive Battle Sketches from Guadalcanal By YANK Staff Artist Sgt. Howard Brodie, Pages 2-3 ……. Articles Inside:

Jap Trap – In those last days at Guadalcanal, the little men of Hirohito were outnumbered, encircled and exhausted but they still refused to give up the jungle without a death struggle. By Sgt. Mack Morriss with artwork by Sgt. Howard Brodie

Yanks at Home and Abroad

Voyage to the Andreanofs – The Tub sailed 23 days through storms, quakes and Jap subs. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers

He’s An Awfully Nice Guy But He Likes to Play with Dynamite. By Sgt. James Burchard

Army Nurses in New Guinea Can Take It. By Sgt. Ralph Boyce

When You Get the Yen to Trade, Pal, Obey These 10 Commandments. Pvt. Ken Abbott

If Your Gal’s Father Interferes, Don’t Argue; Poke Him the Eye. By Sgt. Joe McCarthy

A Yank Tail Gunner in RCAF Tells of a Bombing Raid on Turin. Sgt. Jack Scott

G.I. Joe “Barbed Wire laying” By Sgt. Dave Breger

Words Across the Sea

Message Center

What Comes Next in the Pacific? – The Japs have lost Guadalcanal but they still hold a lot of other islands betwen there and Tokyo.

McTuck Overcomes Some Obstacles

News From Home

Checkerboard Strategy

Birds of War ( Photo Pages )

The Sad Sack “First Aid” By Sgt. George Baker

Between the Lines

Are You Going to North Africa? – YANK quotes from “Pocket Guide to North Africa,” published by the Special Service Division for troops in Mediterranean area.

YANK Pin-up Girl: Lenore Aubert

Keeping Up With the Comics

Current Events Quiz by Sgt. Irving L. Field

Company Street

The Poets Cornered

Mail Call

Strictly G.I.

They Fight with Film – Hollywood’s high-priced movie experts are now marching to work in privates’ and corporals’ uniforms, making a new kind of pictures for the Army. By Sgt. Bill Davidson

The Post Exchange

Sports: A Report on Lou Boudreau, Boy Wonder of Baseball. He’s Got the “Team to Beat.” By Sgt. Dan Polier

Sport Service Record