Continental Edition YANK CN 1944

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Vol. 1 No. 1 ... Cover: Shuttle-Bombing Between the U.K. and Russia

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Vol. 1 No. 6 ... Cover: "Kamerad!" - The jig is up for this Nazi officer and a couple of MPs intend to see it stays that way. ... 4-Day Diary From a Brittany Front

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Vol. 1 No. 7 ... Cover: On to Paris ... An F.A. Outfit Makes Good in France

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Vol. 1 No. 7 ... Cover: Arc de Triomphe 25 August 1944 ... YANK Souvenir Edition Printed in Paris

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Vol. 1 No. 8 ... Cover: Arc de Triomphe 25 August 1944 ... Paris is Freed - Story and Pictures by YANK Staffmen

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Vol. 1 No. 8 ... Sightseeing In Paris ... How The Marquis Fight The Germans ........... Cover: (No Description in Issue)

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Vol. 1 No. 9 ... Cover: A YANK in Russia ... YANK's Four Color Map of Paris

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Vol. 1 No. 13 ....... Cover: Nazi Mines - The "pies" S/Sgt W. R. Nickell of Indianapolis, Ind., has stacked here are German Teller mines, picked up in Italy during one day's stooping by an antitank outfit. Incidentally, don't let Nickell and photographer Sgt. John Frano fool you into thinking he's carrying them. They're resting on a block. There's more about Nazi mines on pages 12 and 13. ........... Articles Inside: ... Down the Road...Into the Line - The Siegfried Line wasn't quite ready in spots, and there weren't enough Jerries to man it fully, but it has been tough enough, with U.S. troops cracking the dragon's teeth open by envelopment and infiltration rather than by a grand assault. / By Sgt. Mack Morriss ..... Through Liege - GI Jerry didn't know we were even in Belgium let alone Germany. He thought we were trapped back of St. Lo - his radio said so. But in spite of his surprise, he still put up determined opposition until he saw defeat with his own eyes. / By Cpl. John Preston ..... And North of Aachen - The infantry held up before it reached the Line, then got set and hit and the Jerries were ready, mixing morters with artillery. It was tough, but the tired and dirty infantrymen moved forward, not knowing where they were going or where they had been. / By Sgt. Mack Morriss with Artwork by John Scott ..... The Soldier Speaks: Who should be discharged first after the war? ..... Study in Sound - Relentless barrages of artillery are hard to take but long hours of silence in a forward position are even tougher on the nerves. / By Pvt. Justin Gray with Artwork by Sgt. Howard Brodie ..... "The T/5 Colonel" - The 46-year-old corporal is one of those fabulous characters you generally find only in books or the movies--a genuine soldier of fortune. But unlike the Hollywood version, T/5 Alfred Perrott-White is more than a romantic adventurer--he has a reason for fighting Nazis. / By Sgt. Bill Davidson ..... Achtung Minen - A Detonator Squad Removes Two Types of German S Mines or "Bouncing Betties" ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Burnu Acquanetta ..... News from Home ..... The Sad Sack "Told Off" / By Sgt. George Baker ..... Mail Call ..... Have You Ever Heard of Lublin? ..... Sports Parade ..... Sports: Take tour pick: Ohio State, Purdue, Michigan or Irish. / By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... Sports Service Record ..... Candidates for the Federal Ballot ..... YANK Cartoons

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Vol. 1 No. 16 ....... Cover: Clean-Up, Western Front - During a pause in the advance toward Berlin, Pfc. Edward L. Schronce of Belmont, N. C., cleans up at a hydrant in Villedieu, France. Schronce is a member of an antitank unit. For Sgt. Mack Morriss' two stories on the Infantry fighting in the Nazis' famed Siegfried Line, see pages 2, 3, 4, 5. ....... 2-Front Veteran Compares Pacific and ETO Combat ........... Articles Inside: ... GI Guerillas - American paratroopers landed in Southern France before D-Day to fight side-by-side with Maquis in the middle of the Nazi army. This is the story of 15 of them. / By Sgt. James P. O'Neill with Photos by Sgt. George Aarons ..... Texas Tanker ( Third Armored ) / By Sgt. Frank Woolner with Photo by OWI ..... 2-Front Fighter - A General ( Major General J. Lawton Collins ) who has battled Japs in the Solomons and Germans in Western Europe compares two theaters and two enemies. / By Sgt. Mack Morriss with Artwork by Sgt. Howard Brodie and Photo by Signal Corps ..... Roman Justice - Lynch law meted out death to one Fascist official ( Donato Carretta ) but an orderly trial preceded the execution for murder and treason of ( Pietro ) Caruso, the collaborationist police chief. / By Sgt. Harry Sions and Photos by Coffman, Hecox PWB ..... Down on the Farm - A lot of folks in Nebraska and Iowa say crops and prices are so good they're paying off that mortgage on the old homestead. But everybody's waiting for the boys to come back from the war. / By Debs Myers and Photos by OWI ..... Traitor's End - Six young French collaborationists, members of the Vichy militia who had helped the Nazis, are executed in a square in Grenoble. In this same square, under German occupation, 22 French patriots had been shot for resisting Nazi rule. / Photos by PWB ..... GI Views on Demobilization ..... News from Home - Winter was coming on, plans were being made for Thanksgiving and Christmas, "Uncle Joe" came home and set off a new flurry of talk, the WD talked about which GIs are being brought back to the States, and a sailor found a new family. / Photos by Acme ..... The Sad Sack "Business Hours" / By Sgt. George Baker ..... Mail Call ..... Neutralizing Tellermines / By Lt. Col. Edgar L. Morris ..... What's Your Problem? ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Mary Ganly / Photo by MGM ..... That Post-War Car ( Again ) - What's one man's Rolls-Royce is another man's poison. These designs for automobiles you won't want to come home to are by Sgt. Ralph Stein, who doesn't know when to apply the brakes. ...... Sports-at home and abroad / Photos by Sgt. Reg Kenny ..... Sports: Mr. Blanchard Finds Kindness Pays Off Too Many Dividends. / By Sgt. Dan Polier with Photos by Sgt. Ben Schnall and Sgt. Dil Ferris ..... Sports Service Record ..... YANK Cartoons

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Vol. 1 No. 17 ....... Cover: Winter Issue, Germany - In Germany, Pvt. Conrad Baker steps away front his machine gun and his alarm clock to try on a brand new overcoat that bears the usual quota of tags. Baker, who comes from New York City where winter can get kind of tough, discovered that it gets darn cold in Hitler's Germany, too. / Photo by Signal Corps ....... With an Infantry Company from Tennessee to Germany ........... Articles Inside: ... Company "A" 1940 - 1944 ( 30th Infantry Division ) / By Sgt. Mack Morriss with Photos by Signal Corps and AP ..... Back to the Philippines - Two and a half years after Bataan, American Forces landed on Leyte Island in the heart of the Philippines. First resistance was slight, possibly because the Japs had expected the attack to come on Mindanao or Luzon. To prevent expansion of our beachhead, the Japs committed the major strength of their navy, it was routed in vast air-sea battles by two U.S. fleets. / By Sgt. Ozzie St. George ..... From Attu to Leyte / By Cpl. Tom O'Brien ..... Liberation of Athens - When British forces entered the Greek capital city, they found the people noisily celebrating their release from three years of systematic German terror. / By Sgt. Joe McCarthy with Photos by Mediterranean Allied Air Forces ..... The Soldier Speaks: "Should veterans of this war get a bonus?" / Photo by Signal Corps ..... Your Post War Home - It will cost about $6,000 to buy or build a standard-construction house. If you wait a few years, you may get a prefabricated house for as little as $1,500. / By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers with photos by Mattie Edwards Hewitt ..... Seeing Rome - In Rome, Sgt. Donald Breimhurst, a U.S. Army photographer, took these pictures of GIs seeing the sights of the Eternal City. When Allied troops first moved into Rome, they didn't have much time for tourist pleasures. Now that the war has gone North, the city has become a rest center for men on leave from other zones, GI rendezvous is U.S. Army Rest Center; in Mussolini's time this was Fascist Youth Training Center. / Photos by Sgt. Donald Breimhurst ..... The Champ - The United States of America chose its President on Nov. 7 in a wartime election. He is Franklin D. Roosevelt. Renew your acquaintance in this article. ..... News from Home - The shouting and tumult were ended, it was FDR again, with 432 electoral votes, a Democratic majority in both houses of Congress and the defeat of several Administration enemies. Overseas GIs made bets, listened to the returns and went back to their work. ..... Secrets of New Jet Fighter Plane ..... The Sad Sack "Gift" / By Sgt. George Baker ..... Mail Call ..... Guity as Hell ( Capt. Otto Landhauser ) / By Sgt. Saul Levitt ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Marguerite Chapman / Photo by Columbia Pictures ..... Orphans of the Storm ( Ninth Weather Reconnaissance Squadron ) / By Sgt. Jim Swarts with photo by Ninth Air Force ..... Forts at Warsaw / By Sgt. Tom Davision ..... YANK's Football Pin-Up -- Records of College, Service, Pro Teams ..... New Guinea Baseball / Photos by Sgt. Marvin Fasig ..... YANK Cartoons

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Vol. 1 No. 19 ....... Cover: Fancy Dress in Florence - In Florence, Italy, two GIs compare their ODs with the pageant costume of a Florentine. He is tricked out in the half-armor of a 15th century guard. The GIs are M/Sgt. Curtis Stephenson and 1st Sgt. G. W. Johnson, photographed in the Piazza Signoria by YANK staff photographer, Sgt. Steve Derry. ... The Last Three Days of the Infantry March on Metz ....... Articles Inside: ... Occupied City / By Sgt. Mack Morriss with Photos by Sgt. Reg Kenny ..... Tank-Destroyers / By Sgt. Frank Woolner and photos by Third Armored Division ..... Philippine Invasion Items / By YANK Staff Correspondents and photo by Pfc George Burns ..... How Japs Treated the Filipinos - By turn, Japs were objects of ridicule and fear on Leyte. By Sgt. Barrett McGurn with Photos by Sgt. Dick Hanley and Mason Pawlak ..... March on Metz - On the first day Metz lay temptingly below, but the men of the 5th and 95th had 48 hours of battle before entering the city. / By Sgt. Saul Levitt with Photos by Signal Corps..... Television - Thanks to technical advances hastened by the war, this new industry is just about ready to provide jobs and entertainment for thousands of Americans. By Sgt. Georg N. Meyers with Photo by CBS Television ..... Variety Show - Produced by the Cameras of the World / Photos by Coast Guard, Sgt. Hanley, Signal Corps, Cpl. Lon Wilson and Pfc. Burns ..... Waiting War in Panama - GIs at the Big Ditch have been sweating out enemy attack since Pearl Harbor. They don't expect one now, but they're ready. / By Sgt. John Hay ..... News from Home - Congress began its lame duck session, cabinet changes were rumored, there were troubles with manpower shortages, the cost of living was debated, and the President denied he'd said a somewhat special something ..... Bulletin Board ..... The Sad Sack "Double Trouble #2" by Sgt George Baker ..... Mail Call ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Selene Mahri / Photo by Sgt. Horst Horst ..... Advertising Has Gone to War / Copywritten by Sgt. Al Hine and Art Directed by Sgt. Ralph Stein ..... All-American Preview - in a season of good backfield men, these are the most outstanding. You'll be seeing them on the All-American teams. ..... Sports: Football conversation with references to Navy, Randolph Field and Rose Bowl. By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... Sports Service Record ..... Cartoons

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Vol. 1 No. 20 ....... Cover: Hospital Train - On one of the many trains that daily bring U.S. soldiers wounded on the line to hospitals in the rear 2nd Lt. Marie E. Pickhardt of Cambria, Ore., is shown lighting a cigarette for Pvt. Joseph F. Sullivan of Baltimore. On the center bunk is Pvt William C. Lake of McConnellsburg, Pa., and on top Pvt. Robert Hawkins of Uhlrichsville, O. / Photo by Pvt. Pat Coffey ....... Frontline Medics--The Story of a Forward Aid Station ........... Articles Inside: ... Battalion Aid - Mortar Shells and 88s know no rules of war and things get pretty hot for frontline medics / By Sgt. Mack Morriss with Photos by Sgt. Reg Kenny ..... Hospital Train / By Cpl. John Preston with Photos by Pvt. Pat Coffey ..... Jet Plane Bogie / By Sgt. Bill Davidson with Photos by Ninth Air Force ..... Lazy MP Ranch / By Cpl James Goble with Photos by Cpl. Lon Wilson ..... The Russian Gateway / By Sgt. Burtt Evans with Photos by Persian Gulf Command ..... Home Towns in Wartime: Paducah, Ky. / By Sgt. Burgess H. Scott with photos by Sgt. Ben Schnall ..... Welcome at Leyte / By Sgt. H. N. Oliphant with photos by Sgt. Dick Hanley, Sgt. Bill Alcine, ..... The Fifth Army - Mars' main spotlight in Europe is on the fighting in Germany. But the front in Italy, though less publicized, is still a combat front of tough enemy opposition and rugged terrain. / Photos by Signal Corps ..... Yanks on the Continent - Tour of Ostende / By Tom Bernard, Sp.(x)1c and Transients at Morhange / Photos by Signal Corps ..... News from Home - Some GIs talk about the ammo shortage, there's debate on a draft, and nobody had a light. / Photos by Acme ..... The Sad Sack "Released for Active Duty" by Sgt George Baker ..... Mail Call ..... What's Your Problem ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Diana Lewis / Photo by MGM ..... What does it cost to be nice? / By Sgt. Walter Bernstein ..... Sports Parade / Photos by Acme ..... Sports: Mr. Johnston Acquires Two New Heavyweights. By Sgt. Dan Polier with photo by Sgt. John Frano ..... Sports Service Record ..... YANK Cartoons

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Vol. 1 No. 21 ....... Cover: Rest Camp, France - For four months after he landed in Normandy on 0-Day, Pfc. Gerand T. Robert, of Springfield, Mass., stayed at the front. Then, believe it or not, he drew a three-day leave at an Infantry rest home behind the lines. A Signal Corps cameraman caught Pfc. Robert's joy as he tested the softness of his bed. ....... The Capture of a German Gestapo General in Metz ............ Articles Inside: ... Antwerp - At the third largest port in the world, GIs, Tommies, and Belgian civilians share work and rations, preparing for the hundreds of supply-laden ships. / By Sgt. Bill Davidson with Photos by British Information Service ..... On Limits - The infantrymen in Strasbourg will remember the town not for its historic sights or military value but as a place where there were hotels and filling food. / By Cpl. John Preston with Photos by Signal Corps ..... PTs in the Philippines - Their job was to spot and size up a Jap naval force, but the torpedo boats never expected to run into a battlewagon. / By Sgt. Ralph Boyce with Photo by U.S. Navy ..... 'Champagne Campaign' / By Pvt. Howard Katzander with Photos by Signal Corps ..... Flushing Them Out / By Sgt. Earl Anderson with Photos by Signal Corps ..... Anton Dunckern - Gestapo / By Sgt. Saul Levitt with Artwork by Sgt. Howard Brodie ..... Playtime in the Pacific ( Entertainment for the 7th Infantry Division ) / Photos by Sgt. Bill Young and Sgt. Dil Ferris ..... News from Home / Photos by Sgt. Bob Ghio ..... The Sad Sack "Bottles" / By Sgt. George Baker ..... Fighting the Cold / Photo by Signal Corps ..... Thumbtacks are winning the war / By Sgt. Ray Duncan and Artwork by Sgt. Brandt ..... Mail Call ..... What About the Germans? / Artwork by Sgt. Ralph Stein ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Rita Daigle / Photo by Walter Thorton ..... YANKS at Home Abroad / ..... Army Team - It's West Point's greatest football team since the famed team of 1916. Here are the players and coaches who made them click. Photo by Sgt. Matthew Grimaldi ..... Billy the Kid in Italy ( Cpl. Billy Conn ) / By Cpl. Len Zinberg ..... Sports Service Record ..... YANK Cartoons

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Vol. 1 No. 22 ....... Cover: Merry Christmas to All GIs - For Christmas, Sgt. George Baker has given us a Sad Sack who holds the bag even on Christmas Eve. Of course it's a brigadier's bag, the bag of Santa Claus, but it's none the less a bag for that. From the size of Gen. Claus' corporation, the Sack will wind up drawing the chimney-climbing detail, too. / Artwork by Sgt. George Baker ........... Articles Inside: ... Christmas at Home / By Pfc. Debs Myers with Photos by OWI ..... In the Hurtgen Forest - The 4th Division won't forget its 50 square miles of thick, dripping firs, where a gain of 600 yards was a hard day's work / By Sgt. Mack Morriss with Photos by Signal Corps and Sgt. Reg Kenny ..... Up the Hard Way - Sgt. John Shelby was busted four times but won a battlefield commission. In North Africa, Sicily and Western Europe he proved he has what it takes. / By Sgt. Bill Davidson with Artwork by Lamitzen ..... Women in Industry - Will the gal who has your job keep on working after the war or does she think her place is in the home? The answer seems to vary with the lady in question. / By Cpl. Margaret Davis with Photos by Grumman Aircraft and Sgt. Bob Ghio ..... The Soldier Speaks: Should women remain in industry after the war? / Photo by Grumman Aircraft ..... Shavetail Without Bars - For nearly three years after his escape from Bataan, a Pfc ( Joseph St. John ) led Filipino guerrilla forces that harassed the Japs on Leyte. / By Cpl. Tom O'Brien with Photo by Sgt. Bill Young ..... War and Weather - On the Western Front, Snow and rain make our progress tougher / Photos by Signal Corps ..... News from Home - Draft boards were at it again; the new secretary of state had his hands full; there was a real snow storm, and Mr. Tommy Manville had more troubles. ..... The Sad Sack "Guests" / By Sgt. George Baker ..... The Major and the Private - A regiment of the 35th division officially freed Chateaudun but these two were cited as "materially aiding" in its liberation. ( Maj. Charles W. Ketterman and Pvt. Ernest Jenkins ) / By Sgt. Saul Levitt with Artwork by Sgt. Howard Brodie ..... Mail Call ..... What's Your Problem ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Hazel Brooks / Photo by MGM ..... A Christmas Poem / By Sgt. Al Hine ..... 1944 All American College Team ..... Highlights of the Year 1944 ..... YANK Cartoons

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Vol. 1 No. 23 ....... Cover: Man of the Year - YANK nominates as its Man of the Year 1944 the average veteran infantryman in the U.S. Army who has been winning the war the hard way for the past 12 months in France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Italy, Burma, and the Pacific. He is represented on our cover by T/Sgt. Joe Hodgins of Detroit, Mich., who has been in combat with his outfit, the famed 3d Division, ever since it landed in Morocco on Nov. 8, 1942. / Photo by Pvt. Pat Coffey ....... Articles Inside: ... Visit to Tokyo - Two GIs tell how B-29s bombed the Imperial capital, beginning a concentrated campaign to soften up the industry of Japan and pave the way for invasion. / By Sgt. Bill Reed and Photo by Acme ..... Lynn Delivers Her Child ( The B-29 Lucky Lynn ) / By Cpl. Knox Burger with Photos by Sgt. Jack Ruge, Boeing Aircraft ..... Night Raid Off Genoa - There's plenty of work for PT boats in the Mediterranean, attacking German convoys that run supplies down Italy's coast. / By Sgt. Joe McCarthy and Photos by Sgt. Steve Derry ..... Yanks at Home Abroad / Photos by Cpl. Lon Wilson and Sgt. Reg Kenny ..... Von Papen's Cave - There were more than 1,500 men, women and children living in its underground mud and darkness. / By Sgt. Saul Levitt ..... GI Railroads - The soldiers who run the trains on the continent find their job a lot different from working on the Delaware Lackawan. / By Pvt. Irwin Ross with Photos by Cpl. William A. Margolia, Signal Corps and T-4 Robert Craft Campaign on Leyte - Behind the front and on the firing line, YANK photographers made these pictures of men, machines, and animals, all of them part of the military pattern of daily life on Leyte Island. / Photos by Mason Pawlak CPhoM , Pfc. George Burns and Sgt. Marvin Fasig ..... The Sad Sack "Supply Problem" by Sgt. George Baker ..... 1944 A review of a year on the home front ..... 1st Sergeant Stein and The Dress Business By Sgt. Marion Hargrove ..... Strictly G.I. ..... Mail Call ..... YANK Pin-up Girl: Colleen Townsend / Warner Brothers ..... The Inglenook Correspondence / By Cpl. Jay Williams Football at Home and Abroad / Photos by Fifteenth Air Force, Strategic Air Forces and Ninth Air Forces ..... Sports - Close-Up of the Coach of the Year. / By Sgt. Dan Polier ..... Sports Service Record ..... YANK 1945 Calendar




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