Monthly Archives: December 2016

P-38 PILOT GIVES A PRIVATE PERFORMANCE OVER YUGOSLAVIA By Pfc. Len Zinberg YANK Field Correspondent SOMEWHERE IN ITALY—A Yugoslav peasant woman and her child had a ringside seat at an air battle when 1st Lt. Glen […]

THERE WERE NO DRAMATICS ON THE DOCK WHEN THIS HOSPITAL SHIP CAME HOME – USHS ARCADIA RETURNS FROM ITALY By Sgt. Mack Morriss YANK Staff Correspondent AN EAST COAST PORT—The USHS Arcadia, her hull a startling […]

DANISH JIVE – LEO MATHISEN PLAYS JAZZ HITS UNDER THE NAZI’S NOSES By Cpl. Howard Katzander YANK Staff Correspondent COPENHAGEN, DENMARK—If you get a hankering for some good old gutbucket jazz or some fine Chicago-style rhythms […]

U.S. CASUALTIES BEING FLOWN BACK TO STATES FROM THE ETO From the September 25, 1944 issue of Stars and Stripes U.S. AIR TRANSPORT COMMAND BASE, Britain, Sept. 24 (AP) – Home is only 24 hours away for […]

SOLOMON ISLAND MARINE’S BUDDY TURNED OUT TO BE A JAPANESE SOLDIER By Sgt. Robert N. Blum, USMCR San Francisco, Calif.—Woodrow Webb, 23-year-old marine from Wildwood, N.J., thinks this Solomon Island adventure is funny. He decided to […]

ISKANDER GALIEV BRINGS THE AFGHANISTAN WAR TO THE RUSSIAN AUDIENCE By Henry Sakaida Proxy wars usually don’t go well. Major international players intervene in a foreign country’s civil war, only to incur massive casualties and financial […]

WAR WITHOUT SLOGANS – FIGHTING THE JAPANESE FLEET OFF SAMAR By Sgt. Larry McManus YANK Staff Correspondent PACIFIC FLEET HEADQUARTERS—Although the Second Battle of the Philippine Sea* was one of America’s major naval victories, it failed […]

THE BOYS IN BATTERY B – 45TH INFANTRY DIVISION ARTILLERY IN ITALY Since Salerno, they’ve had 35 Purple Hearts. And they think they’ve got the best gun in the whole Fifth Army. By Sgt. Ralph G. […]

Bell P-59A AIRACOMET: JET POWER IS THE LATEST DEVELOPMENT IN ARMY FIGHTERS From the August 1944 Edition of Recognition Journal On these pages the Journal presents first pictures of the Allies most publicized secret weapon, the […]

BOY RANGERS IN U.S. STAND BEHIND THEIR ‘BIG BROTHERS’ From YANK Magazine SOMEWHERE IN TUNISIA—The quickest way to make an American Ranger mad is to walk up to him and murmur sweetly, “Hi Ho, Silver!” It […]


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